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Use Pathways: Civilizations Through Time
by Michael Cranny (Prentice Hall, 1998) 

Time when you start: ___________________

I. Turn to the page of contents.

                A. Find ‘Unit 1’

                                1. What years are covered in Unit 1?

                                2. What continent is covered in chapters 1 and 2?

                                3. What country is covered in chapter 3?

                                4. What religion is described in chapter 4?

 

                B. Find ‘Unit 2’

                                1. What years are covered in Unit 2?

                                2. What continent is covered in chapter 5?

                                3. What country is covered in chapter 6?

               

                C. Find ‘Unit 3’

                                1. What years are covered in Unit 3?

                                2. What continent is covered in chapter 7?

                                3. What are 5 countries that sent out navigators during this time?

                               

                D. Find ‘Unit 4’

                                1. What years are covered in Unit 4?

                                2. What 3 continents are included in this unit?

 

II. Turn to the page vi.

                A. Find the vertical time line.

                                1. In what country were the first books written?

                                2. In what year did the Silk Road open?

                                3.  In what year did the Goths destroy Rome?

                               

                B. Find the horizontal time line.

                                1. In what year was the Prophet Muhammad born?

                                2. In what year did William of Normandy conquer England?

                                3. In what year did Columbus sail across the Atlantic?

                                4. In what year did Shakespeare write King Lear?

Time when you finish: ___________________

Length of time to complete: ________________

 

 

 

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