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HISTORY

WHY DO WE LEARN HISTORY?

- History is about people, good or bad, rich or poor, famous or normal

- History tells us what people have done at different times and places

- It tells us about how people lived and worked

- It tells us what people have discovered and what they have made

- It can help us understand why people did the things they did

- It shows us how people and their way of life has changed 

VOCABULARY:

- Aeon: a very long time ago

- Ancestor: a person from whom you have descended

- Ancient: belonging to the distant past

- Chronological: the order in which something occured

- Duration: the time in which something continues

-Medieval: relating to the middle ages

- Prehistoric: relating to the period of time before written records

- Primitive: relating to the earliest times in history

- Origin: the point where something begins

POINTS OF TIME:

-Millennium: 1000 years

- Century: 100 years

- Generation: 25 - 30 years

- A score: 20 years

- Decade: 10 years

- Annul: 1 year

- A year: 365 days

- A month: 30 - 31 days

- Fortnight: 14 days

- A week: 7 days

- A day: 24 hours 

OTHER:

- A period: a long or short span of time

- An age: a period over several hundred years

- Before Christs birth: BC

- After Christs birth: Anno Domini - AD

- An era: a certain period of time

AGE NAMES:

- Quinquegenarian: 50 - 59 years old

- Sexagenarian: 60 - 69 years old

- Septagenarian: 70 - 79 years old

- Octogenarian: 80 - 89 years old

- Nonogenarian: 90 - 99 years old

- Centerian: 100 and over, years old

TIME LINES:

- instructions:

- turn your page so you are working landscape

- halfway down the page draw a horizontal line that is 25cm long

- mark off 2cm markers along that line

- show arrows at both ends of the line

- below the markers write the periods of time you were given

- then insert your dates above the timeline with arrows coming down to   the date you are given

- label

Comments

Allison King

Thanks for the help Candi :P

Claudia Holdcroft

Thanks Candi :D

Candice Ewing

HA!! PLEASURE!! =D

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