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CH 3.

1 GEOGRAPHY AND LIFE IN ARABIA

Name: ___Nick Aguilar_________ Date: __11/28/12_________________ Per.:____2___

A DESERT LAND Arabian Peninsula is mostly a Scorching _______

hot and dry desert land ____________________________.

temperatures______________ and ______a lack of shaped life_________________ in

water____________________ make life difficult.


Arabias location, physical features, and climate have ___ the region.

A Crossroads Location Geographers call the Arabia crossroads location. The trades brought different valuable stuff in groups of people through the Arabia.

Physical Features The Arabias location also had a physical shaped feature. There was big sandy deserts covered the Arabia. There werent really lakes or rivers in the deserts, but the water were mostly by the oasis.

Desert Climate Arabias is one of the hottest climates, and plus the driest place in the world. Its one hundred degrees Fahrenheit daily. Its really hard for plants, and animals to survive in a hot climate.

TWO WAYS OF LIFE Some people lived a ____

nomadic life_, ______________ from _place ______ to

place_______.
Others lived a ____ ___________________.

sedentary ____________, or ______settled _____________, life in


Nomads Townspeople

The Nomads lived in tents and raised the herds of sheep, goats, and camels. Camels and tents were belonged to individuals. Water and grazing belonged to the tribes memberships to the tribe were a group of related people.

The nomads would move around the desert while other people would settle near the oases where they could farm and other things. People that lived in Arabia mostly lived in towns, and some people in the caravan trade.

Trade Centers (p. 56-58!)

NAME ____________________

GEOGRAPHY AND LIFE IN ARABIA POSTCARD ASSIGNMENT


Pretend you live in Arabia. Write a letter/postcard to a friend or relative describing your life in that challenging environment. Content Requirements:


Steps:

Use at least 4-5 facts from your Ch 3.1 Geography and Life in Arabia handout. Include a picture that relates to a piece of information from the worksheet.

1. Highlight/circle 4-5 facts on your Ch 3.1 handout you want to use (Hint: Choose significant information something that connects to a Big Idea, or something that really affects daily life.) 2. Determine a persona (trader, nomad, townsperson...). 3. Determine who you are writing to ... 4. Think about how the facts you chose could be communicated creatively in describing events or circumstances in your life. 5. Write the letter (about 2-3 paragraphs), and draw the picture!

NAME ____________________

GEOGRAPHY AND LIFE IN ARABIA POSTCARD ASSIGNMENT


Pretend you live in Arabia. Write a letter/postcard to a friend or relative describing your life in that challenging environment. Content Requirements:


Steps:

Use at least 4-5 facts from your Ch 3.1 Geography and Life in Arabia handout. Include a picture that relates to a piece of information from the worksheet.

1. Highlight/circle 4-5 facts on your Ch 3.1 handout you want to use (Hint: choose significant information something that connects to a Big Idea, or something that really affects daily life.) 2. Determine a persona (trader, nomad, townsperson...). 3. Determine who you are writing to ... 4. Think about how the facts you chose could be communicated creatively in describing events or circumstances in your life. 5. Write the letter (about 2-3 paragraphs), and draw the picture!