Houghton Mifflin: World History: Ancient Civilizations
Chapter Assessment Technology Activities

Chapter 2: The Earliest Human Societies

Creating a Multimedia Presentation

Use the Internet or library resources to research an early complex village, such as Catal Huyuk. Jericho is another example of a complex village.

Internet Resources

Neolithic Çatalhöyük
A tour and discussion of the excavations at Catal Hoyuk by the archaeological team working the site, with many photographs.
http://www.catalhoyuk.com/
The Ancient City of Jericho
A brief description and summary of the importance of Jericho, from North Park University's “World History Chronology.”
http://www.thenagain.info/WebChron/Prehistory/Jericho.CP.html
Classzone: PowerPoint Guide
Links to sites about creating effective multimedia presentations.
http://www.classzone.com/books/ms_wh_ancient/page_build.cfm?content=powerpoint_guide&state=none

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