Lesson #7: Paleolithic Life

What was life like during the Paleolithic Era?

Life During the Paleolithic (Docs)

Graphic Organizer (Docs)​​

Lesson #5: Geographic Context

What is the geographic context for Global History?

Geographic Context (Docs)

​​Mazeika & Patten's My Map

Lesson #1: Geographer

What does it mean to “think like a geographer?”

"Think Like a Geographer?" (Docs)

Geographer (Slides)

Lesson #10: River Valley Civilizations 

Where were early river valley civilizations located?

Locations of River Valley (Docs)

Civilizations (Slides)

Lesson #14: Society

What does the Code of Hammurabi reveal about society in Ancient Mesopotamia under the Babylonian empire?

Code of Hammurabi in Society (Docs)

Society of Babylonian (Slides)​​

Lesson #12: Innovations

How did the innovations of the early river valley civilizations affect their inhabitants and later periods in history?

Innovations of River Valley (Docs)

Gallery Walk of Innovations (Docs)​​

Lesson #15: Founding 

What were the historical circumstances and geographic context for the founding of Judaism?

The Founding of Judaism (Docs)

Learn vs. Limits (Docs)

Founding (Slides)

river valley

The area of land nearby and parallel to a river

Lesson #4: Historian & Location

How do historians read and interpret maps?

Historians describe location (Docs)

Location (Slides)

Lesson #13: The Creation

What were the historical circumstances and geographic factors that led to the creation of the Code of Hammurabi?

Creation of Hammurabi's Code (Docs)

Creation (Slides)


The language, ideas, inventions, and art of a particular group of people

Lesson #17: Spread

How did Judaism spread?

​The Spread of Judaism (Docs)

Spread of Judaism (Slides)

199. If he put out the eye of a man's slave, or break the bone of a man's slave, he shall pay one-half of its value.
202. If any one strike the body of a man higher in rank than he, he shall receive sixty blows with an ox-whip in public.
203. If a free-born man strike the body of another free-born man or equal rank, he shall pay one gold mina.

turning point

An event that leads to lasting change

Lessons & Resources

Lesson #16: The Beliefs

What are the major beliefs of Judaism? How does Judaism impact the lives of Jewish people?

What are the Beliefs (Docs)

Beliefs of Judaism (Slides)

Belief System Graphic Organizer​​

Lesson #8: The Neolithic Revolution

What was the Neolithic Revolution? What effects did it have?

Neolithic Revolution (Docs)

Neolithic Turning Point (Slides)

Lesson #9: Neolithic Life

What was life like during the Neolithic Era?

Neolithic Life (Docs)

Life during the Neolithic (Slides)

The Code of Hammurabi

Lesson #3: Map

What is a map? What are the features of a map?

What is a map? (Docs)

Maps (Slides)

Lesson #6: Evidence of Paleolithic 

What evidence do we have about life during the Paleolithic Era?

Evidence of Paleolithic life (Docs)

Paleolithic Evidence (Slides)

explore Geography

Lesson #2: Geographic Features

What common geographic features are there? How do they affect us? How do we affect them?

Common Geographic Features (Docs)

Gallery Walk Posters (Docs)

Geographic Features (Slides)

Mazeika & Patten's My Map

Mr. Christopher Patten

Lesson #18: Review

How did the development of agriculture affect the lives of people in early civilizations and their environment?

Review Sheet Unit 9.2: The First Civilizations (Answer Sheet)

​9.2 Claim Closer Practice (Docs)

Unit 9.2: The First Civilizations

Lesson #11: Modify Environment

How did inhabitants of Early River Valley Civilizations innovate to meet their needs?

Modifying Environment (Docs)​​