Week 6 – Dating in Archaeology

COURSE MATERIALS

ASSESSMENTS

  • 15-Question MC Quiz (15 pts):
    • Focus: Reading, Film and lecture 6.1 and 6.2
  • Reflection Blog Post: (20 points)
    • Title: W6 Reflection Post
    • Category: W6 Reflection Post
    • Prompt: (400-500 words) This week’s reflection post is another activity that you will write 400-500 words about. Read through the Patterson Problem 2 pages 19-28. Then, using the illustrations and the provided information, seriate the vessels and answer the bulleted questions.
  • Reflection Blog Comment (5 points each):
    • Prompt: (100 words each) Visit at least two other people’s reflection posts from this week (on Patterson’s seriation exercise) and leave a comment on each.
  • Archaeology in the News Post (10 points):
    • Title: W6 Archaeology in the News Post
    • Category: W6 Archaeology in the News Post
    • Prompt: (200 words): Find an article about archaeology in the news and discuss the significance of the find and relate it to what you have learned thus far in the course.
  • Archaeology in the News Blog Comment (5 points each):
    • Prompt: (100 words each) Comment on two other articles posted this week.

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