Mrs. Nancy Back

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World History

Due Date

Assignment

August 22nd, 2014

Friday

Five Themes of Geography Collage & Course Materials 2/22 & 25

If not completed in class, finish the Five Themes of Geography Graphic Organizer. Label and synthesize by describing in your own words each of the themes.

Using PicCollage or paper/cut-and-paste, complete an 8" x 11" Five Themes of Geography Collage. Pick a country or US state as the subject to describe each theme (much like the in class reading used Singapore as the example). Be sure to look at the pictures and read the captions in the Five Themes reading.

Also due, signed Syllabus/Course Expectations, 3-ring World History binder, colored pencils, and fully functioning textbook (see IT Dept. if you're having problems with text; See instructions on how to obtain textbook on 8/20 homework).

August 20th, 2014

Wednesday

World Physical Map, due 8/20 & 21

1. Using reference map, complete physical map of the world. Please carefully read and follow assignment directions. Use colored pencils (not markers) as directed.

Use the following URL for a reference map for many of the oceans, seas, continents, mountain ranges, deserts and rivers. I recommend you find other maps or Goggle other physical features indivudually for reference.

http://www.blessedhopeacademy.com/GeographyPhoto/Physical%20Features%20of%20the%20World.jpg

http://www.mapsofindia.com/worldmap/physical.html

2. Instructions to purchase World History iBook: Using iPad, go to CCHS home page -> Academics tab->Textbooks -> Social Studies Dept -> World History (Course #1621-1622)-> Submit -> itunes.apple.com -> enter name of text "World History: Patterns of Interaction" into search box -> purchase textbook.

Welcome back to CCHS. I hope you had a good first day and have an outstanding sophomore year!

 

 

June 3rd, 2014

Tuesday

Spring Exam Preparation

The Spring Semester Study Guide has been updated with a term list. Please invest your time well preparing for semester exams. Good luck during exam week ;-)

May 30th, 2014

Friday

The End of World War II

If not already completed, finish reading 32.3 - 32.5 and complete the Homework Guide questions for sections 3 and 4, Moodle 13.

The Chapter 31 & 32 World War II Test has been cancelled. On Friday, we will have a lesson on the Holocaust. Chapters 31 & 32 will be tested with the other chapters on the final exam.

Semester Exam Study Guide is posted on Moodle, General Information. The essay will be a document based question on an analysis of the causes of World War I. You will analyze primary source documents (maps, short writings, political cartoon, graph, etc.) like we have been doing all year.

May 28th, 2014

Wednesday

32.3 & 32.4 The Holocaust & the Allied Victory

If not completed in class, please finish the War in the Pacific Theater map. The map of the war in the Pacific iin the e-book is different from that in the hard copy of the textbook. As a result, I have posted "World War II Reference Maps" on Moodle 13. To find a perfect reference map, scroll down to the 4th map titled "Figure 16.2: World War II in Asia and the Pacific, 1941-9145."

The Holocaust, the conquering of Nazi Germany and the atomic bombing of Japan are important lessons for understanding both the war and our modern world. As a result, I have reconsidered and am assigning both the reading and the Homework Guide questions for 32.3 & 32.4. This assignment may be turned in for full credit on May 28 or 30.

Please remember both those that have served and are serving in our military. Enjoy the Memorial Day weekend!

 

May 23rd, 2014

Friday

Ch 32.1 & 32.2 Early World War II in Europe & Pacific

Read Ch 32.1 Hitler's Lightening War and 32.2 Japan's Pacific Campaign and complete the revised Ch 32.1 & 32.2 Homework Guide questions, Moodle 13.

Please bring colored pencils to class the next couple meetings as we will be completing a series of WWII maps.

Spring Semester current event extra credit Signup Genius link may be found on Reseource Page. Assignment is located on Moodle, General Information. Be sure to read the entire assignment as there have been changes made, since the last time we did current events, in the first paragraph and #7.

May 21st, 2014

Wednesday

31.4 Aggressors Invade Nations

Read Ch 31.4 Aggressors Invade Nations and complete the Homework Guide questions #13-17.

Spring Semester Current Event sign up may be found on Homework Resource Page and assignment on Moodle, General Information.

May 15th, 2014

Thursday

31.3 Fascism Rises in Europe

If not completed in class, finish the gains and losses of modernization short essay and the 31.2 A Global Depression Homework Guide Questions.

Then, read 31.3 Fascism Rises in Europe and complete the 31.3 HW Guide Questions, Moodle 13.

May 13th, 2014

Tuesday

Ch 30 Nationalism and Revolution Test

Ch. 30 Nationalism and Revolution Test, Tuesday May 13.

May 9th, 2014

Friday

Nationalism & Communism

If not finished in class, complete the Imperial China Collapses Pic Collage and submit to your Google Drive folder. Instructions: Using PicCollage, make a timeline of five key events in Chinese history from 191-1938. In Pic Collage, use the six-box template. In top left box, include "Imperial china Collapses" as a title and identification information (Name, block, date). Include images and text (date, event, description) with each event.

If absent from class on Wednesday, complete the Nationalists Battle Warlords and Communists Geography Application, Moodle 11.

Read chapter 30.4 Nationalism in India and Southwest Asia and complete Ch 30.4 Homework Guide Questions.

Chapter 30 test wil be on May 13.

Spring Semester current event extra credit assignment may be found on Moodle General Information. Use Sign Up Genius to select a presentation date.

 

 

May 7th, 2014

Wednesday

Newspaper on Stalin's Totalitarianism

Write a newspaper article about life under Stalin as found in our in-class Gallery Walk Activity. This is weighted between a double and triple assignment, so do your best work. The rubric is posted on Moodle 11. Be sure to choose and write on 5 topics from Gallery Walk regarding what the government says and the same 5 topics from the nongovernment (secret information) perspecive. Be sure to include all requirements found on the assignment.

Examples of the newspaper banners and an editorial page were posted in class. A hard copy of any daily paper would also provide good examples.

Students who were absent, the Gallery Walk Matrix, assignment, Placards with text and propaganda posters, which were posted in class, may be found on Moodle 11.

Please e-mail me if you have any questions.

Spring Semester Current Event Extra Credit may be found on Moodle General Information. Use Sign Up Genius on Resource Page to obtain a presentation date.

May 5th, 2014

Monday

30.3 Imperial China Collapses

Read 30.3 Imperial China Collapses and answer the Ch 30.3 Homework Guide questions found on Moodle 11.

May 1st, 2014

Thursday

Revolution and Nationalism

Read 30.2 Totalitarianism Case Study: Stalinist Russia and complete the 30.2 Homework Guide Questions found on Moodle 11.

April 29th, 2014

Tuesday

No Homework

There's no homework over Easter Vacation. I hope you have a wonderful vacation spending time with family and friends ;-)

April 16th, 2014

Wednesday

Revolutions in Russia

Read Ch 30.1 Revolutions in Russia and complete the Ch. 30 Homework Guide questions, Moodle 11.

April 14th, 2014

Monday

Ch 29 The Great War Test

Ch 29 The Great War Test, April 14. See Ch. 29 Possible Essay Questions from sections 3 & 4 on Moodle 10.

April 10th, 2014

Thursday

A Flawed Peace

If not completed in class, finish the Analyzing Economics CDW question on wartime government that was started in class.

Also, read 29.4 A Flawed Peace and complete the Ch 29.4 Homework Guide questons. Include the question in your response and answer in complete sentences.

Ch. 29 Test on Monday, April 14.

April 8th, 2014

Tuesday

World War I Propaganda Poster

Create an original propaganda poster from the point-of-view of the nation assigned in class on Friday. The assignment and grade rubric may be found on Moodle 10 as can the Symbolism and Types of Propaganda Handout. This project is weighted as a triple assignment, so follow the dirctions carefully and give it your best effort. Students who were absent from class on Friday, you may choose to make a poster from the point of view of any of the 9 countries found on the Propaganda Poster assignment found on Moodle 10. Due April 8.

April 4th, 2014

Friday

Ch 29 documents & Letter Home from the Trenches

Read "Poison Gas, war poetry, and War Resources" and answer the poetry and War Resources chart questions, Moodle 10. Then, submit to Google Drive folder.

Write 150 word, 3-paragraph letter home from the trenches. See instructions and Mailgram on Writing a Letter Home from the Trenches assignment, Moddle 10. You may type your letter or write it on Mailgram, whichever you prefer.

April 2nd, 2014

Wednesday

A Global Conflict

Read 29.3 A Global Conflict and complete the 29.3 Homework Guide terms & questions, Moodle 10. Please leave a blank line between questions. As always, include the question in your answer and answer in complete sentences.

March 31st, 2014

Monday

World War I Map & Europe Plunges into War

Read 29.2 Europe Plunges into War and complete the Homework Guide terms and questions found on Moodle 10. Improve your literacy and incorporate the questions into your answers written in complete sentences. Leave a blank line between each queston to make it easier to read and study from. If using the iPad keyboard, be sure to use proper captialization and punctuation. No texting abbreviations.

If not finished in class, complete the outline map of The Great War, 1914-1918. Updated pages for reference maps in the online textbook are as follows: p. 405 - p. 1167; p. 409 - p. 1684; and 412 - p. 1691. Complete parts A through G. You do NOT need to complete the Geography Application: The Battle of the Somme. We will complete that in class on Monday.

 

March 27th, 2014

Thursday

Marching Toward War & 21st Century Slavery Current Event

If not completed during class on Tuesday, finish reading the 21st Century Slavery NYT Upfront article and answer the associated questions, Moodle 10.

Then, read 29.1 Marching Toward War and complete the 29.1 Homework Guide questions on Moodle 10.

March 25th, 2014

Tuesday

Imperialism Test

Imperialism Unit Test (27.1-27.4 & 28.1) with short essay on Tuesday, March 25. Study your notes, homework, Viewers Guide, etc. You may see one of the homework questions as the essay (wink, wink, knod, knod).

March 19th, 2014

Wednesday

China Resists Outside Influence

Read 28.1 China Resists Outside Influence and complete the 28.1 GR Activity (Chart and CDW short essay). Rephrase the question in your opening claim statement. Follow with discussion of the harmful effects (data & warrant) of the opium trade and finish with the benefits (data & warrant) of the opium trade. Be sure to make reference to all three of the bullet points.

Bring your colored pencils to class on Weds.

The Imperialism Unit test will be on Tuesday, March 25.

March 17th, 2014

Monday

Imperialism in Asia

Read Ch 27.4 British Imperialism in India and complete the 27.4 Guided Reading Activity, Moodle 8. When answering Part B, open the paragraph by rephrasing the question. then continue with the benefits data and warrant, and follow with the negative effects data and warrant.

Gold 4: I apologize, I got ahead of myself and mistakenly assigned 28.1 China Resists Outside Influence as homework. Please complete the 27.4 assignment noted above instead.

March 13th, 2014

Thursday

Europeans Claim Muslim Lands

Read Ch 27.3 Europeans Claim Muslim Lands and complete the 27.3 Guided Reading Activity, Moodle 8. Include the paragraph of the causes and outcomes of the Crimean War. Open with a clear claim statement that restates the question. Then follow with your data and discussion of the causes and the outcomes of the war. (5-sentences minimum)

March 11th, 2014

Tuesday

Imperialism and Nigeria

Read Ch 27.2 Imperialism and Nigeria and complete the 27.2 Guided Reading Activity, Moodle 8.

March 7th, 2014

Friday

Scramble for Africa

Read 27.1 The Scramble for Africa and complete the 27.1 Guided Reading Activity and Geography Application. Moodle 5.

Bring colored pencils to class on Friday.

March 5th, 2014

Wednesday

Study for Ch 25 Test

Study for Ch. 25 Industrial Revolution Test on Weds. March 5. Study your notes, homework, in-class activities, and Viewers Guide.

Gold 5 - If you would like your 25.4 homework assignment to study for the test, please stop by CH 103 to pick it up.

March 3rd, 2014

Monday

Reforming the Industrial World.

Read 25.4 and complete the 25.4 Guided Reading activity. Be sure to include the titles of the written works of four of the historical figures on the assignment as given in the reading.

February 27th, 2014

Thursday

Industrialization Spreads

If not finished in class, complete the 25.2 Geography Application British Population Moves to the Cities. Then, submit activity to your Google Drive Folder.

Read 25.3 The Industrial Revolution Spreads and complete the 25.3 Guided Reading Activity Industrialization Spreads. Moodle 7

February 25th, 2014

Tuesday

Effects of the Industrial Revolution Newspaper Editorial

Write an editorial on the effects of the Industrial Revolution as found in our in-class Gallery Walk Activity. This is weighted between a double and triple assignment, so do your best work. The rubric is posted on Moodle 7. Be sure to choose 3 three topics with positive effects and 3 topics with negative effects from the 10 topics included in the Gallery Walk. Be sure to include all requirements found on the assignment on Moodle 7.

Examples of the newspaper banners and an editorial page were posted in class. A hard copy of any daily paper would also provide good examples.

Students who were absent, the Gallery Walk Matrix, the editorial assignment,  and a copy of the Placards, which were posted in class,  may be found on Moodle 7.

February 21st, 2014

Friday

Industrializaton Case Study: Manchester

Read 25.2 Industrialization Case Study: Manchester and complete the section 2 Guided Reading Activity entitled, Patterns of Change: Industrialization found on Moodle 7. Also, if not yet finished, please complete the Industrial Production packet of 1 bar graph and 2 tables of production statistics. Due Feb. 21.

February 19th, 2014

Wednesday

World History

Gold 4 & 6: Finish reading 25.1 and finish 25.1 Guided Reading Activity. Also, finish Industrialization graph & table packet.

Gold 5: Finish reading 25.1 and complete the 25.1 Guided Reading Activity. Chapter 24 test on Wednesday, Feb. 19.

February 13th, 2014

Thursday

Ch 24 Test

Study for Ch 24 Nationaism Sweeps the West test, Feb 13. Be sure to study homework, class notes, maps (3), and film Viewer's Guide.

Red 5 will take test on Feb. 18 due to the sophomore Liturgy on the 13th.

February 11th, 2014

Tuesday

Romanticism Collage

Complete Romanticism Collage as discussed in class and found on the assignment on Moodle 7. Do NOT use any of the artwork included in the textbook. Be sure to choose images that have history content that can be written about in the assignment #6.

Chapter 24 test, Feb 13.

February 7th, 2014

Friday

Nationalism

If not finished in class, complete the Geography Application Languages Fuel Nationalism.

Then read 24.4 Revolutions in the Arts and complete the section 4 Guided Reading Activity found on Moodle 7.

February 5th, 2014

Wednesday

Nationalism in Europe Map, 1815-1871

Complete the Nationalism in Europe Map, 1815-1871 distributed in class on Monday.

February 3rd, 2014

Monday

Nationalism: Italy and Germany

If you did not complete the Latin American Gallery Walk DBQ short essay, please finish it as homework. Be sure to include cited data from 2 Gallery Walk documents. Be sure to include a minimum of 2 difficulties and 2 solutions.

Then, read 24.3 and complete the 24.3 Guided Reading Activity found on Moodle 7. If using the iPad to complete the written work, do NOT copy and paste from the textbook. Learn to write non-fiction by paraphrasing the information in your own words. This is an important literacy skill.

January 30th, 2014

Thursday

Europe Faces Revolution

Read 24.2 Europe Faces Revolution and complete the 24.2 Revolutions Disrupt Europe Guided Reading Activity (Part A & B) found on Moodle, 7.

January 28th, 2014

Tuesday

Latin American Peoples Win Independence

Read Ch. 24.1 and complete the Homework guide distributed in class. Then, complete the Ch 24 Latin America Map and questions also distributed in class.

January 24th, 2014

Friday

The French Revolution, Napoleon, and The Congress of Vienna Test

Ch. 23 test on January 24. The test will include one short essay.Be sure to study Ch 23.3-23.5 reading & homework, Film Viewer's Guide, unit notes, Ch 23 Map.

January 22nd, 2014

Wednesday

Europe After the Congress of Vienna Map

Complete the Europe After the Congress of Vienna Map Activity. Refer to the map in the textbook on page 1334. Follow instructions given on the assignment. Due 1/22.

Test has been postponed until January 24.

 

January 17th, 2014

Friday

The Congress of Vienna

Read Ch 23.5 The Congress of Vienna and complete the 23.5 Guided Reading Activity found on Moodle 6.

Test Ch 23 The French Revolution and Napoleon Bonaparte on January 22.

January 15th, 2014

Wednesday

Napoleon's Empire Collapses

Read 23.4 Napoleon's Empire Collapses and complete the section 4 Guided Reading Activity on the 23.3-23.5 link on Moodle 6.

January 13th, 2014

Monday

23.3 Napoleon Forges an Empire

Read Ch 23.3 Napoleon Forges an Empire and complete the 23.3 (chapter 23, section 3) Guided Reading activity, parts A & B. The assignment may be found on Moodle, topic 6 attached to to link titled 23.3-23.5 Guided Reading Activities. Complete the first page titled "Napoleon Forges an Empire."

December 16th, 2013

Monday

Compare/Contrast the American and French Revolutions

Gold 4: Monday is the last day to meet our Advent pledge.

Complete the 2nd Quarter Common Assessment Compare/Contrast essay. A sample outline has been posted on Moodle 6. Consider the subtopics: Causes of the revolutions, Early events, Declarations, events of the revolutions, strategies used by the fighting parties, and established institutions. Bring in a hard copy of the essay and submit it to Turnitin.com.

If you were absent on Thursday, go to Moodle 6 and read the US Declaration of Independence and compare and contrast it with the French Declaration of the Rights of Man. Where do you see they are importantly similar and where are they different? Include this in your essay due Monday. Also compare the events of the French Revolution (23.2) with the events of the American Revolution (22.4). Think about events, strategies, and institutions.

If you were absent on Thursday, go to Moodle 6 and follow the instructions for enrolling in your class on Turnitin.com. Also, complete the Compare and Contrast worksheet of 2 similarities and 2 differences of the American and French Revolution based on the notes you took in class on Dec. 10. Then, submit the assignment to Turnitin.com under the assignment listed second and titled "Compare and Contrast Notes from December 10." Do NOT submit it to the first listed assignment which is for the essay due Monday, Dec. 16.

 

December 12th, 2013

Thursday

French Revolution

Read Ch 23.2 Revolution Brings Reform and Terror and complete the 23.2 Guided Reading Activity on Moodle 6.

An updated Semester Exam Study Guide with terms and names list has been posted on Moodle, General Information.

December 10th, 2013

Tuesday

The French Revolution Begins

Read 23.1, The French Revolution Begins, and complete the 23.1 Guided Reading Activity on Moodle 6.

Also, the semester exam study guide may be found on Moodle General Information.

December 6th, 2013

Friday

Enlightenment and Revolution Test

Enlightenment and Revolution test on Friday, Dec. 6. Be sure to review the readings (Ch 22 Telescoping the Times, 22.2 Enlightenment, & 22.4 American Revolution). Also, study all handouts and your personal notes. Study Guide is posted on Moodle 6.

The Fall Exam Study Guide including a recommended study strategy is now posted on Moodle, General Information and the Homework Resource Center.

December 4th, 2013

Wednesday

The Enlightenment & the American Revolution

Read 22.4 The American Revolution and complete the associated Guided Reading Activity. Then, read the excerpt from "The Vindication of the Rights of Women" and answer the 3 review questions. Put the Guided Reading Activity part B Writing Expository Paragraphs and the questions from "The Vindication of the Rights of Women" on a separate sheet of paper.

If you missed Monday's class, read 22.2 The Enlightenment.

If you have not yet updated your iPad to iOS 7.0.4, please go to "Settings" and do so before the next class meeting.

Enlightenment and Revolution Test on Friday Dec. 6.

Go Dons!

December 2nd, 2013

Monday

Happy Thanksgiving

There is no homework over the Thanksgiving holiday. Enjoy the food, family and festivities over the weekend :-)

 

November 23rd, 2013

Saturday

The Enlightenment and Revolutions

If you have not finished the Telescoping Ch 22 Homework Guide questions, please complete them for class on 11/23.

The Fall current event extra credit assignment and schedule is posted on Moodle (General Information) and the World History Resource Page. Students are assigned a specific date based on last name. This is an optional assignment.

November 21st, 2013

Thursday

The Enlightenment and Revolutions

Read Ch. 22 Enlightenment and Revolution Telescoping the Times.
Follow the written instructions to complete the Ch 22 Telescoping the times Homework Guide questions. Moodle 6.

November 19th, 2013

Tuesday

Study for Ch 21 Absolute Monarchy Test

Complete Keynote project if not finished in class. The grade rubric is now attached to the assignment on Moodle.

Study for Ch 21 the Age of Absolute Monarchy in Europe test. Study Ch 21 Telescoping the Times reading and homework, Textbook Ch 21 section readings 1, 2, 3, & 5. europe After the Thirty Years' War map, Old Empires and New Powers Geogrkaphy Application, English democracy CDW, Spainish & French monarchs compare contrast Venn diagram, Palace presentations and unit notes. There is a Study Guide on Moodle. Test 11/19.

November 15th, 2013

Friday

Absolute Monarchy in Europe

If not completed in class, finish reading 21.2 The Reign of Louis XIV. Then, read 21.1 Spain's Empire and European Absolutism. Make a venn diagram noting 3 similarities and three differences between absolutism in Spain and France. Make compare and contrast sentences content rich by including proper names, events, etc. in complete sentences. This should provide data for a multiple paragraph essay.

November 13th, 2013

Wednesday

Parliament Limits the English Monarchy & Palace Preparation

Research and find one article with text and images on the palace you have been assigned for the Keynote Project. Read article and highlight info you think will be helpful for your group project. We will build the Keynote presentations in class on Wednesday, 11/13. Assignments for students who were absent or left class early are as follows: Gold 4: Will D.- El Escorial Palace and Monastery, Tyson M - Schonbrunn Palace,  Niamh N.-Sanssouci Palace, Ashley S. and Currie T.- Peterhof Palace; Gold 6: Laird M. - Schonbrunn Palace. The palace assignment requirements may be found on Moodle topic 5.

Also, read 21.5 and complete Ch. 21 Homework Guide CDW question #8.

Gold 5: Finish Old Empires and New Powers Geography Application and submit to Goodle Drive folder.

November 8th, 2013

Friday

Absolute Monarchy in Central Europe

Read 21.3 in textbook and complete the Age of Absolute Monarchy Map Activity: Europe After the Thirty Years' War and the Peace of Westphalia.

November 6th, 2013

Wednesday

Absolute Monarchy in Europe

Read Telescoping Absolute Monarchy in Europe reading. complete the Ch 21 Homework Guide terms and questions #1-7. Do NOT complete #8. Moodle 5.

November 4th, 2013

Monday

Exploration & the Atlantic World

Exploration and the Atlantic World 30 question Quest, Nov. 4. Study all homework and in-class activities.

If you were absent Thursday, rename your Google Drive folder using the following pattern, Last name, First Initial, period. Example: AdamsJGold4

October 31st, 2013

Thursday

Explorer Hero or Villain? Pic Collage Project

Complete the Exploration Hero or Villain? Pic Collage Project on the explorer or explorer patron you picked in class on Tuesday. The assignment is on the Resource Center. Pic Collage Directions are on the Resource Center. If you do not yet have the Pic Collage app, please download the free app from the app store.

Jordyn Bohlken, since you were absent, please choose either Samuel de Champlain or Jacques Cartier for your Pic Collage.

October 28th, 2013

Monday

Exploration Map

Complete Trade Posts and Land Claims Map. Use the reference map in the iBook on pages 1047, 1060, 1097, 1104, 1122, and 1132.

October 25th, 2013

Friday

The Age of Exploration

Read Telescoping the Times Chapter 19 & 20 on the Age of Exploration. Answer Ch. 19 Review question #1 and Ch. 20 Review #1-5. Include question in 3-sentence minimum answers. Moodle 4.

October 23rd, 2013

Wednesday

The Renaissance and Reformation Test

Ch 17 The Renaissance and Reformation Test, Oct. 23. Test consists of 45 multiple choice, matching, and map questions. Be familiar with the historical figures and vocabulary.

October 21st, 2013

Monday

The Reformation Continues

We will have the remaining group presentations next class meeting.

Complete the Reformation Outline Map Activity. Refer to the maps in the Ch. 17 introduction and section 4. Read instructions and follow them carefully.

Ch. 17 Test will be on Oct. 23.

October 17th, 2013

Thursday

The Reformation Continues

Read 17.4 The Reformation Continues and complete the 17.4 Guided Reading activity on Moodle 2. Remember to always include book titles in written assignment when included in reading.

Remember Christopher Columbus and his men as you enjoy the 3-day weekend.

 

October 11th, 2013

Friday

The Reformation

Read chapter 17, section 3 (17.3) and complete the 17.3 Guided Reading activity on Moddle 3.

October 9th, 2013

Wednesday

Italian Renaissance Documents

Read The Courtier excert on Moodle 3 and, in ink, answer questions 1-3. Include the question in your answer and answer in complete sentences.

Read Historymakers Niccollo Machiavelli and answer questions 1-3. Read excerpt of The Prince and answer question 2. Both on Moodle 3.

October 7th, 2013

Monday

The Northern Renaissance

Read Ch 17, section 2, The Northern Renaissance and complete the 17.2 Guided Reading activityon Moodle 3.

October 1st, 2013

Tuesday

Ch 17.1 Italy: Birthplace of the Renaissance

Read chapter 17, section 1 entitled Italy: The Birthplace of the Renaissance. Complete the Ch 17, section 1 Guided Reading Activity located on Moodle 3. The Guided Reading activity appears as chapter 1, section 1 and you'll note I titled it Chapter 17, which goes along with our full-course textbook.

September 27th, 2013

Friday

Rise of Democracy

Rise of Democracy Test, 9/27. Review Prologue Study Guide on Moodle 2. Be sure to study all the homework assignments and activities associated with the unit of study. Homework from section 1 with the philosophers activity,  Democracy document excerpts, & Film notes. Homework from section 2 and 3 with the Magna Charta comparisons. Homework from section 4. Study your notes taken in class including the Keynote presentation notes. Also, review the Guns, Germs & Steel: Conquest Viewers Guide. We have not finished the Arab Spring article and it will not be on the test.

NOTE: You'll notice there are multiple historical figures in each of the chapter readings. Many students find flash cards to be helpfull in studying this type of chapter.

September 25th, 2013

Wednesday

Rise of Democracy

If not finished in class, complete Democracy Hall of Fame Keynote. Check assignment to see that it meets all the requirements. Group presentations will be in class on Wednesday. I always recommend group members e-mail keynote to group members at the end of every work session. Then if someone is absent, the group has a copy to present.

Rise of Democracy test, Sept 27.

September 23rd, 2013

Monday

Democracy Hall of Fame Keynote

Complete the research for your Democracy Hall of Fame Keynote Project historical figure. The school cancelled the ABC-CLIO subscription, so please follow the research instructions found on the new and improved assignment on Moodle 2. Come prepared with hard copies or bookmarked e-copies of research articles, images, etc. We will start and finsih creating the Keynote in class on Monday which is a shortened class schedule. Group presentations will be on Wednesday. Rise of Democracy test will be on Friday.

September 19th, 2013

Thursday

The Enlightenment and Democratic Revolutions

Read Prologue. section 4 and complete the Prologue section 4 Guided Reading Activity located on Moodle 2.

September 17th, 2013

Tuesday

Pericles, Plato, & Aristotle Documents & Questions

Read excerpt from Pericle's Funeral Oration and answer questions 1-3 in ink on lined paper. Be sure to title the questions "Pericles Funeral Oration." Then, answer the questions in complete sentences including the question in the answer. Please leave a blank line between each answer. Continue by reading the excerpt from Plato's Republic. Title and answer question 1&2 in the same fashion as the previous questions. Lastly, read the excerpt from Aristotle's Politics. Title and answer question 1 & 2 in the same fashion as described above. Documents are on Moodle, topic 2 and are titled Pericles, Plato, & Aristotle Documents & Questions.

September 12th, 2013

Thursday

Democracy Develops in England

Read Prologue, section 3 and complete the section 3 Guided Reading Activity (Part A chart & Part B short paragraph). Both may be found on Moodle, topic 2.

September 10th, 2013

Tuesday

The Judeo-Christian Tradition

Read Prologue, section 2 The Judeo-Christian Tradition and complete the section 2 chart and question on Moodle topic 2.

September 6th, 2013

Friday

Greek and Roman Legacies

Reread the Prologue, section 1 and complete the Prologue section 1, Part 2 Greek & Roman Legacy assignment on Moodle, topic 2.

September 4th, 2013

Wednesday

The Legacy of Greece and Rome

Read Prologue Chapter, section 1 "The Legacy of Greece and Rome," (Moodle, topic 2) and complete the homework worksheet (terms & questions).

The IT Dept/Center for Innovation is researching an issue with my electronic gradebook. Grades will be updated as soon as the problem is fixed.

August 30th, 2013

Friday

World History

Read the World History Themes Reading on Moodle, topic 1, and complete the World History Themes Graphic Organizer which can be found in the "Why Do We Study History?" packet. Read the 8 themes and, in the graphic organizer, describe each in your own words.

Unit 1 Test, 8/30. See unit study guide on Moodle, topic 1.

August 28th, 2013

Wednesday

Current Event

Complete a current event from one of the nations labeled on our World Political map. The Current Event Form and the list of nations may be found on Moodle, topic 1. Read the directions carefully and be sure to include all aspects of the assignment. Only use the news sources listed on the assignment page. In order to be considered "current," newspaper articles should be two weeks or less old. Articles from weekly magazines should be no older than 4 weeks. An article from a monthy publication should be no older than two months. Be sure to read the entire article and include information from throughout the article in your summary. Find an article that makes you feel like you understand the world a little better after having read it. I look forward to seeing what article you select!

Unit test is 8/30.

August 26th, 2013

Monday

Geography

If not fiinished in class, complete thhe  Historiography (Moodle Topic 1) reading and General Vocabulary outline. Complete "It's a Small World chart and question. Complete the political world map. Due 8/26. Unit 1 test on geography and themes, 8/30.

August 22nd, 2013

Thursday

Geography Themes

After reading the Five Themes of Geography article (posted on Moodle), make a collage (8"x11") on the five themes of geography. Title the collage with "Five Themes of Geography." Use the internet, magazines, etc. to cut and paste images that exemplify each of the five themes of geography. (One image per theme) Adjacent to each image, write the theme associated with the image, and a one or two sentence descrition of how it represents the theme. Due 8/22

Example of a written description that would go with a picture of the border fence between California and Mexico: Movement: This picture shows the border fence built by the US government on California land which is designed to limit the illegal migration of Latin American citizens to California. Even with the fence, a  large number of immigrants enter the US and bring their cultural ideas and practices, including language, religion, foods, etc

Whether you make the collage on your iPad or make an "Old School" cut and paste collage, please bring a hard copy to class for "Show and Tell." You may use the free version of Pic Collage or any other app with which you are familiar.

August 20th, 2013

Tuesday

Geography Skills and Physical Map of the World

Complete the Geography Skills packet (on Moodle) and the physical map of the world. Be sure to use the color-coding described in the directions and add the code to the map key. Due 8/20.

Have Parent/Guardian read and sign the World History syllabus. After you have read the Learning Outcomes on the syllabus, sign the document and bring it to class. Due 8/22.

TEXTBOOKS: If you have not already ordered the World History textbook, please do it NOW! Be aware that it takes 48-72 hours for orders to be processed. When ordering the text, do NOT enter the teacher's e-mail address. Use the purchasing option that does not need the teacher's name. If you have already purchased the textbook using the teacher's name and e-mail, please see me either before or after class on Tuesday.

 

To order textbook:

  • Go to Cathedral Catholic High School Webpage
  • Click on Academics tab
  • Select Book Reference on drop down menu
  • On the Book Reference and Purchasing Guide page you will find a link to general instructions and a list of textbooks by department. Social Science is at the bottom of the list.

 

June 4th, 2013

Tuesday

Final Exam Preparation

If you made a Keynote Presentation in class on Friday, please e-mail it to your partner, just in case you are absent on Tuesday. Most of the class time will be needed for presentations, so please have it finished before coming to class. Groups will e-mail presentations to me at the beginning of class.

We've had eight units of study this semester. Break them up and study one or two chapters per night between now and the final exam (Gold 4 on June 5; Gold 5 & 6 on June 6). Make a 6-7 day study plan and work your plan!

Bring your iPad and History notebook to class on Tuesday.

May 31st, 2013

Friday

Final Exam Preparation

To successfully prepare for a final exam, divide the topics/chapters up and study one or two at a time. I recommend you study The Great War (Ch 8.3 & 13) and Nationalism and Revolution (Ch 14) between now and class on Friday.

May 29th, 2013

Wednesday

Cold War Test

Cold War Test  taken from Ch 17.1-17.5 readings and TCI Ch 27.1 -27.2 Readings, May 29. We'll have about 15 minutes to finish the group Keynote presentations. If you need more time than that to finish, please work on it over the weekend. Keep up the good work all the way to the end of the semester. You'll be proud of yourself and I'll be proud of you too!

May 24th, 2013

Friday

The Cold War Thaws

Read 17.5 The Cold War Thaws and complete the 17.5 GR activity (Moodle). Cold War Test will be May 29. Keep up the great work all the way until the end of the year - You'll be proud of yourself and I'll be proud of you!

May 22nd, 2013

Wednesday

Cold War Divides the World

Read 17.4, The Cold War Divides the World, and complete the 17.4 GR Activity (Moodle).

May 20th, 2013

Monday

Korea & Vietnam

Read 17.3 Korean & Vietnam and complete the GR Activity (Moodle 16).

May 16th, 2013

Thursday

Restructuring the Postwar World

If not completed in class, finish the reading of The Cold War: Superpowers Face Off and 17.1 GR Activity. The activity was distributed in class and is also available on Moodle, 16).

Then read 17.2 Communists Take Power in China and complete the 17.2 GR Activity (Moodle, 16).

May 14th, 2013

Tuesday

Independence & Revolution in Asia

Ch 25 Indipendence & Revolution in Asia test, May 14.

May 10th, 2013

Friday

Revolution in China

Read 25.4 & 25.5 and complete the associated Homework Guide questions on Moodle.

Ch. 25 test, May 14.

May 8th, 2013

Wednesday

WH Homework

Individual study - I recommend organizing notebook for semester exam study or starting exam preparation using earlier study guides.

 

May 6th, 2013

Monday

Independence and Revolution in India

Read 25.1-25.3, Independence and Revolution in India, and complete the 25.1-25.3 Homework Guide on Moodle, 15. Be sure to leave a blank line between questions on your lined-paper.

May 2nd, 2013

Thursday

World War II: 16.5 & Test

Read 16.5 Europe and Japan in Ruins and complete the 16.5 Guided Reading activity on Moodle.

World War II Test on May 2. Unit Study Guide may be found on Moodle. Hang in there and do your best over the last few weeks of school!

April 30th, 2013

Tuesday

Allied Victory in Europe

Read 16.4 and complete the 16.4 Guided Reading activity (Moodle 14 - This can be found on the link entitled "16.4 Guided Reading activity" or if your scroll down on the link entitled "16.1 Reading Activity" ). Come to class Tuesday ready to finalize your Holocaust story presentation-dramatization, diologue, visuals, freeze-frame and/or narratives. All presentations will take place on Tuesday. World War II test, May 2.

Enjoy the three-day weekend!

April 25th, 2013

Thursday

World War II in the Pacific Theater

Complete the geography activity, World War II in the Pacific Theater. Use maps from TCI Ch 24 and World War II Historical Maps linked on Moddle,14.

April 23rd, 2013

Tuesday

The Holocaust

Read 16.3 The Holocaust and complete the 16.3 Guided Reading Activity.  Find reading and activity on Moodle, 14. NOTE: The Reading and Reading Guides are attached to separate links.

April 19th, 2013

Friday

WWII in the Pacific

Read 16.2 Japan's Pacific Campaign and complete the 16.2 Guided Reading Activity. Be sure on Part B to identify historical figures by describing them and indicating why they are significant (2-sentences minimum). Find reading and activity on Moodle, 14.

NOTE: The 16.2 Reading and Reading Guides are attached to separate links.

April 17th, 2013

Wednesday

Hitler's Lightening War

Read 16.1 Hitler's Lightening War and complete 16.1 Guided Reading Timeline questions. Both found on Moodle, topic 14.

April 15th, 2013

Monday

World War II

Read TCI Ch 24 sections 1 & 2 and complete 24.1 & 24.2 written assignment on Moodle, topic 14.

April 11th, 2013

Thursday

Ch 23 Essay and Test

If not finished in class, finish the essential question short essay. Chapter 23 Test/Quiz (Quest) on 4/11.

April 9th, 2013

Tuesday

2nd Semester Film Extra Credit

See assignment on Resource Page.

Have a wonderful Easter vacation ;-)

March 27th, 2013

Wednesday

Rise of Fascism & Totalitarian States in Spain & the USSR

Read Ch 23, sections 4 through Summary. Complete the associated vocabulary and questions on the Homework Guide (Moodle).

March 25th, 2013

Monday

Ch 23 The Rise of Fascism in Italy & Germany

Read TCI Ch 23  sections 1-3 and complete the Homework Guide Part A & B terms and Part C questions for sections 1-3. Homework Guide is on Moodle topic 13.

March 21st, 2013

Thursday

North Africa & the Middle East

If you were not in class on Tuesday,please add the following to your Southwest Asia and North Africa map: Make a key in the upper or lower margin. Add to the key the French Mandates and shade the box purple; the British Mandates and shade the box green; in green outline the British protectorates of United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman and Kuwait and add gree outline to key; in red outline the Barbary States of Morocco, Algiers/Algeria, Tunis/Tunisia, and Tripopli/Libya and add red outline to key.

Study for Chapter 22 North Africa and the Middle East Test on 3/21.

March 19th, 2013

Tuesday

Ch 22 European Intervention & Modern Day Tensions

Reasearch in further depth the lingering effects of European intervention in the North African or Middle Eastern nation assigned in class.  Bring to class an article from a newspaper, magazine, or the internet, that will help you answer this question: How did European intervention in North Africa and the Middle East lead to tensions that continue to this day? Please read and print article at home. Be prepared to discuss your article with your classmates. Do not wait until the due date and expect to print it in the library. In class on Tuesday, you will use your article combined with other classmates article to write a paragraph or create a visual (poster) answering the question, "How did European intervention in North Africa and the Middle East lead to tensions that continue to this day?"

Country assignments for students who were absent Thursday include: Block 4- G. Snyder = Iran; Block 5- J. Glaser = Iran; Block 6- S. Cormier = Iraq, S.Harlin=Egypt.

March 14th, 2013

Thursday

Ch 22 North Africa & the Middle East

Read Ch 22 sections 5-7. Complete the Homework Guide Part A (terms from sections 5 & 6), Part B questions 4-9, and Part C (terms from sections 6 & 7). Homework Guide is on Moodle, topic 12.

This is a link to NYT interactive article on the electing of the pope http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/03/10/world/europe/Inside-the-Conclave.html?ref=world

 

 

March 8th, 2013

Friday

North Africa & the Middle East

Read TCI Ch. 22,sections 1-4. Complete the Homework Guide terms and questions associated with the section 1-4 reading. Part A - Identify Key Content term: millet; Part B -Questions 1-3; Part C - Social Studies terms: surname, autocrat, veto, autonomy. Homework Guide may be found on Moodle, topic 12.

March 6th, 2013

Wednesday

Ch 21 Foreign Influences and Political Revolutions in the Americas

Complete the Latin America geography packet, including the outline map of Latin America and the Geography Application on the Panama Canal.

TCI Ch. 21 test will be second half of class on Wednesday, 3/6.

March 4th, 2013

Monday

Latin America

Complete TCI Ch 21 section 4 portion (chart) of the Notebook Guide found on Moodle, topic 12. Then complete a current event (non-sports related; no more than 2 weeks old) on one of the Latin American countries discussed in chapter 21. Current event form is also on Moodle, topic 12.

Ch. 21 Foreign Influences and Politica Revolutions in the Americas test, 3/6

February 28th, 2013

Thursday

Latin America

Read TCI Ch 21 section 4 Central America and the Caribbean. Then define Key Content Terms (#6 on Study Guide; Moodle, topic 12) and give the significance. 2-sentences minimum per term.

February 26th, 2013

Tuesday

Foreign Influences and Political Revolutions in the Americas

Read TCI Ch 21 Foreign Influences and Political Revolutions in the Americas, sections 1-3. Then, complete Notebook Guide Reading Notes for sections 2 & 3. Include the Key content Terms, found at the top of the Reeading notes in your answers. Find Notebook Guide on Moodle, topic 12.

February 22nd, 2013

Friday

Test preparation

Study for the Age of Reform and Russian Revolution test (Readings 9.4, 14.1, 14.2 on Moodle, topic 11 and TCI Ch 20).

February 20th, 2013

Wednesday

Stalinist Russia Newspaper Page

Create a newspaper page with an article about life in Stalin's USSR. Create a newspaper heading, a headline, a four-paragraph article (following the directions given in class), with a student created image, political cartoon, or graph that supports the article. Think about having your article published in one of the following foreign newspapers: Sud Deutsche (Germany), Le Monde (France), la Repubblica (Italy), or The Guardian (England) and include this in your heading.

The Information About Life in the USSR Under Stalin may be found on Moodle, topic 11. See the links titled "Information About Life in the USSR Under Stalin" and "Writing an Article on Stalin's USSR, Chart & Posters."

February 14th, 2013

Thursday

Totalitarianism: Stalinist Russia

Read 14.2 Totalitarianism: Stalinist Russia and complete the 14.2 Guided Reading activity found on Moodle, topic 11.

February 12th, 2013

Tuesday

The Russian Revolution

Read 14.1 The Russian Revolution and complete the 14.1 Guided Reading activity found on Moodle, topic 11.

February 8th, 2013

Friday

The Age of Reform

If not completed in class, finish reading 9.4 The Age of Reform and complete the 9.4 Guided Reading Activity found on Moodle, topic 11.

February 6th, 2013

Wednesday

Nationalism & WWI test

Complete A New Look for Europe Geography Application if not finished in class. Study for Nationalism & WWI test 2/6. Study Guide and other unit materials are on Moodle, topic 10.

February 3rd, 2013

Sunday

World War I Propaganda Poster

Create a color propaganda poster on 8"x11" unlined paper from the point-of-view of the country assigned in class. Issues you might consider include the causes of the war, recruitment of soldiers, conservation of resources, medical volunteers, cooperation in rationing, or the sale of "Liberty Bonds." Employ the concept of symmbolism with images, slogans, myths and/or allegories. Access a translator on line or download the free app from the app store. Country assignment is by block and last name as indicated below:

Gold 4: Acord through Facelo = US; Hall-Lu = Germany; Maldonado-Neff = France, Nguyen-Zines -= Britain.

Gold 5: Balch through De Vaere=France; Dewhurst-Griffin= Germany; James-Nui=US; Richards-Wehn=Britain.

Gold 6:Argueta through Haddad=US; Harlin-Jimenez=Germany; Lickert-McElhaney=Britain; Miller-Zender=France.

Bonus for the BEST posters!

World War I Test Feb. 6.

 

 

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January 31st, 2013

Thursday

A Flawed Peace

Read 13.4 A Flawed Peace and complete the 13.4 Guided Reading activity found on Moodle topic 10. World War I Test Feb. 6.

January 29th, 2013

Tuesday

World War I Propaganda Poster

If not read in class, please read both writings on Poison Gas (in yellow packet). Then, write a letter to your family or a friend from the trenches on the Western Front. The letter should be written so the reader understands the stress and trauma of life in the trenches. You may use information from any of the notes or activities from this unit, including film clips from "All Quiet on Western Front," to help you during this writing exercise. The letter needs to be a minimum of 100-works. It may be handwritten if you've printed and are using the mailgram found on Moodle,topic 10. Otherwise, please type the letter. It needs to describe all of the following:

1. the fear and anticipation you felt in the trenches.

2. your living conditions and daily life in the trenches;

3. your morale and what you do to keep your spirits up in the trenches.

January 25th, 2013

Friday

World War I: A Global Conflict

If not finished in class, complete the 2 political cartoons, the Battle of the Somme Geography Application, the Resources of the Allies and Central Powers graph, and the Poets View the War activities. Do not read the two articles on Poison Gas (yellow). We will do that next class meeting.

Read 13.3 A Global Conflict and complete the 13.3 Guided Reading Activity on Moodle, topic 10.

 

January 23rd, 2013

Wednesday

Europe Plunges into War

Read "2. Europe Plunges into War" and complete the Guided Reading activity (cause and effect chart & short writing). Reading and activity may be found on Moodle, topic 10.

Also, President Obama's second Inaugural Address will be given Monday morning.

I hope you and your family enjoys the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday ;-)

January 18th, 2013

Friday

Causes of the Great War

If not completed in class, finish reading "The Great War 13.1 Intro and Reading" found on Moodle, Topic 10. Then, create a concept map of the four major tensions or causes of the Great War (aka World War I). Put the main subject in a circle or representative design in the center. Put the four causes of the war in each quaddrant of the paper. Include conflicts related to the four causes. Using corlored pencils (not markers) on 8" x 11" unlined paper, include words and symbols or images to describe each of the four major causes of the war.

January 16th, 2013

Wednesday

Nationalism Maps

If not completed in class, finish reading "8.3 Nationalism: Italy & Germany," found on Moodle, topic 10. Then complete the Outline map entitled Ch. 8 Nationalism in Europe, 1815-1871 and the Ch 8 Geography Application entitled "Languages Fuel nationalism." Use the 3 map document entitled Unification of Italy & Germany Maps, also on Moodle, topic 10, as a reference. On Part C of the Outline map, East and West Prussia are in the area in northeast Germany, located between the broken line within what will become the German Empire and the solid line marking the border between the German Empire and Russian Empire.

January 14th, 2013

Monday

Imperialism in Asia

If not finished in class, complete the Geography Packet: Imperialism in Asia Map and Opium War Geography Application.  Refer to the reference maps found on Moodle, Topic 8. The link is titled Ch. 11 Imperialism Maps, McDougal Littell.

December 19th, 2012

Wednesday

G4-G6 Fall Semester Exam Prep

Study Recommendations: In building a strategy to prepare for the exam, I recommend students’ skim-scan each chapter, reading the titles, sub-section titles, chapter introductions, as well as look at the pictures, maps, and associated captions. Then use your notes (iPad or paper) and semester notebook, in which you have organized homework, in-class assignments, chapter notes, and geography activities, source documents etc. Know the bold-faced terms (definitions, significance, cause and effect, etc). Spend at least 20-30 minutes of time outside of class reviewing each chapter of study.

Go to bed early so yoy get 8 hours of sleep the night before the exam. Eat a good breakfast the morning of the exam. This will allow your brain to be ready for the test.

December 17th, 2012

Monday

Final Exam Preparation

Study 20-30 minutes per chapter. See Fall Semester Study Guide on Resource Page.

December 11th, 2012

Tuesday

British Imperialism in India

On Moodle, topic 8, read "4. British Imperialism in India" and complete the Guided Reading activity.

December 7th, 2012

Friday

Industrialization and the Suez Canal

On Moodle, Read "Industrialization and the Suez Canal" and complete all questions.

Chapter Study Guide is on Resource Page

December 5th, 2012

Wednesday

Europeans Claim Muslim Lands

On Moodle, read "3. Europeans Claim Muslim Lands" and complete section 3 Guided Reading Activity.

December 3rd, 2012

Monday

Cash Crops in Africa

If not finished in class, complete the Imperialism in Africa map.

On Moodle, read article "Cash Crops in Africa" and answer the Focus on Geography and Critical Thinking questions. As always, use ink, include question in answer, and answer in complete sentences. Leave blank line between answers.

November 29th, 2012

Thursday

Imperialism - Case Study: Nigeria

Read "2. Imperialism Case Study Nigeria"  and the section 2 HW Reading Guide (charts and writing). This may be found on Moodle under topic 8. See Resource Page for access instructions for Moodle.

November 27th, 2012

Tuesday

The Rise of Imperialism

If not completed in class, finish the reading of "The Scramble for Africa"  and the section 1 HW Reading Guide (chart and writing). This may be found on Moodle under topic 8. See Resource Page for access instructions for Moodle.

Also, the first semester historical film extra credit assignment may be found on the Resource Page. Watch one of the films and take notes on the PERSIAN Chart. Remember, if you watch one of the R-rated films, a parent must sign the permission form.

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday relaxing with family and friends ;-)

November 20th, 2012

Tuesday

Industrial Revolution Graphs Packet & Test

Read the Industrial Output charts & graphs and answer the related questions. Due 11/20

Chapter 16 Industrial Revolution Test on Nov. 20. Also included will be Obama's Victory Speech.

November 14th, 2012

Wednesday

Effects of the Industrial Revolution Editorial Page

In MLA format, type a 4-paragraph editorial for the London Times on the Positive and Negative Effects of the Industrial Revolution on individuals and society. Refer to the handout of instructions given in class.

Students who were absent on November 9 may find the preparatory reading and writing materials on Moodle. Instructions on how to access Moodle are on the Resource Page. Once you've accessed Moodle, go to Topic 7,  Chapter 16 the Industrial Revolution and click on the assignment entitled "Effects of the Industrial Revolution Editorial." Please plan extra time to complete the reading before starting the editorial writing.

November 7th, 2012

Wednesday

Ch. 16 Industrial Revolution & Extra Credit

Read16.4 & 16.5 and complete the 16.4 & 16.5 HW Guide questions. Homework Guide is on Resource Page.

 

November 1st, 2012

Thursday

Ch. 16 Industrial Revolution

Read Ch. 16.1 - 16.3 and complete the section 2 & 3 Homework Guide questions found on the Resource Page.

Ch 15 Political Revolutions and Their Legacies test , plus article "Party Platforms" (on Resource Page)  and the Electoral College postponed until Nov. 5.Remember to study Viewer's Guides from the programs on the French Revolution (Part 1 & 2) and Napoleon Bonaparte. Also the compare & contrast of the US and French declarations.

October 26th, 2012

Friday

Ch 15 Political Revolutions and their Legacies

Read Chapter 15 sections 4 & 5 and complete Ch. 15 Homework Guide section 4 & 5 questions found on Resource Page. Complete written work in ink. Include question in response.

October 24th, 2012

Wednesday

Current Event

Students will make a three to five minute presentation to the class or small group on a meaningful current event. The current event needs to deal with an event from one of the countries where the Democratic Revolutions we are studying have taken place. Choose from the nations of Peru, Haiti, Argentina, Mexico, Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, Japan, China or France. News resources and current event form is on the Resource Page.

October 22nd, 2012

Monday

Ch 15 General Study

Study the American Revolution French revolution and the Unification of italy and Germany. Reread chapter, make flash cards (bold faced vocabulary terms & historical figures), etc. Watch at least 20 minutes of the last Presidential Debate on Monday evening starting at 6:00.

October 18th, 2012

Thursday

C & C American & French Declarations

Create a Venn diagram comparing and contrasting the American Declaratio of Independence and the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen. Include a minimum of 4 similarities and 3 differences for each nations document.

October 15th, 2012

Monday

French Revolution & Unification of Germany and Italy

If not completed in class, finish reading 15.3 on the French Revolution and the Unification of Germany & Italy. Complete the 15.3 Homework Guide questions found on the Resource Page.

Also, study the Party Platform notes from our class discussion today.

Go VP Joe Biden and VP nominee Paul Ryan!

October 11th, 2012

Thursday

Ch 15 Political Revolutions and their Legacies

Read TCI Ch 15, sections 1 & 2. Answer 15.2 questions #1-6 on the American Revolution found  on the Homework Guide (on Resource Page). Submit in hard copy.

If you didn't finish reading NYT article, "Party Platforms Are Poles Apart in Their View of the Nation" in class, it may be found on the Resource Page. Be sure your T-chart addresses both the Democratic Party and Republican Party position on the eight issues discussed in the article.

October 9th, 2012

Tuesday

Rise of Democracy Test

The Rise of Democracy Test will be October 9. Be sure to study the four democracy readings on Moodle with the related homework. Also, review the current event articles on the Resource Page "Long List of Suckers" and "Arab Spring: What's Next?" We've studied a long list of historical figures in this unit. Flashcards can be helpful in this situation (and helpful at semester exam time too).

Have a fun and relaxing Columbus Day weekend!

October 4th, 2012

Thursday

Democracy Test Prep

The Rise of Democracy Test has been postponed to October 9. Democracy Hall of Fame poster presentations will take place October 4.

October 2nd, 2012

Tuesday

Democracy Current Event

Complete a current event on an example of democratic practice or "democracy in action" in one of the nations we labeled on our political map of the world at the beginning of the school year. The assignment sheet is on the Resource Page.

September 28th, 2012

Friday

The Enlightenment

 

On Moodle, read "The Enlightenment and Democratice Revolutions" only up to page 24 and the subheading "The Beginning of Democracy in America."

Make a two-column chart listing the Enlightenment thinkers in the left column: Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Voltaire, Jean Jacques Rousseau, and Baron de Montesquieu. In the right-hand column, describe each of the thinkers ideas about government. Be sure to include any book titles introduced in the reading (remember, their writings are what have made them important in history). Underline or italicize the titles. Also be sure to include in the description the important bold-faced vocabulary terms. Underline or highlight the bold-faced terms.



September 26th, 2012

Wednesday

Democratic Developments in England

On Moodle, access and read "Democratic Developments in England" and complete the Democratic Developments in England homework Chart & writing.

Gold 4 - Wednesday, Sept. 26 is the LAST turn in day for the Magazine Drive. Turn in 1 order to win a Spirit Dress Pass. for every 3 orders turned in you will be entered in a drawing for a gift card. For every 5 orders you will be entered in a drawing for a $1,000 college trip or tuition dollars. Support your fellow classmates. Go Dons!

September 24th, 2012

Monday

The Judeo-Christian Tradition

On Moodle, find and read the  article entitled "The Judeo-Christian Tradition." Also on Moodle find the written homework entitled "The Judeo-Christian Tradition Homework." The chart asks for the the democratic ideas for each of four topics. Please note "ideas" is plural, so I'll be looking for multiple ideas for each topic. Also, Part B asks for a paragraph, which by definition is a multiple sentence organized writing. Be sure to open with a topic or claim statement and support that with evidence from the reading.

September 20th, 2012

Thursday

Democracy in Ancient Greece & Rome

If not completed in class, finish reading the article "Arab Spring: What's Next?" and answer questions 1-7. On Moddle in topic 2, read The Legacy of Ancient Greece and Rome. Also complete the Legacy of Ancient Greece and Rome homework assignment. Moodle Access instructions can be found on my Resource Page.

September 18th, 2012

Tuesday

Magazine Drive

Study for Chapter 3 World Religions Test on 9/18. Remember to study the following: Origins and Development, Beliefs, & Spread and Influence of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Confucianism. Be prepared to see the bold faced terms and maps on the test.

Gold 4 - Remember Tuesday, Sept. 18 is a turn in day for the Magazine Drive. Turn in 1 order to win a free Ice Cream Pass. for every 3 orders turned in you will be entered in a drawing for a gift card. For every 5 orders you will be entered in a drawing for a $1,000 college trip or tuition dollars.

September 13th, 2012

Thursday

Eastern World Religions & Philosophy

Read the remaining sections of chapter 3 World Religions and complete the Homework Guide, Parts B-D, found on Resource Page.

Chapter 3 Homework Guide Parts A - D due in class 9/13/2012.

 

September 11th, 2012

Tuesday

Monotheistic Religions

Read Ch. 3 sections 1 & 2 and complete Part A of Homework Guide found on Resource Page.

Have a great weekend - Go Dons!

September 7th, 2012

Friday

Unit Test

Study for first unit Test 9/7/12. Be sure to review physical & political world maps, Ch. 1 Themes of World History, article "Why Study History?," It's a Small World Activity, current events, & Geography Skills Packet.

September 5th, 2012

Wednesday

Gold 4,5,6.

Complete Geography Skills Packet. Study for first unit Test 9/7/12. Be sure to review physical & political world maps, Ch. 1 Themes of World History, article "Why Study History?," It's a Small World Activity, current events, & Geography Skills Packet.

Have a wonderful Labor Day Holiday!

August 30th, 2012

Thursday

Themes of World History

Complete the Ch. 1 Themes of World History Notebook Guide (Reading Notes - Section 2 & 3) and Processing activity. The Processing activity is the creation of an 8 x 11 collage to include an overall title, 5 images (one per theme) with theme title, and a written description of how the image represents the theme. Models were shown in class.

For those without the book, find the chapter 1 reading on the World History Resource Center.

August 29th, 2012

Wednesday

World History

Complete Political Map of the World. Label nations parallel to the bottom of the map.

Also, find a current event (less than one week old for newspaper article; less than 2 weeks old for newsmagazine article) on the topic of one of the nations you labeled on the political map above. Read and follow ALL of the directions on the assignment sheet.

 

 

August 27th, 2012

Monday

Class Materials

Bring to class Course Expectations/Syllabus with student and parent signatures; 3-Ring History binder, lined paper, package of 8 (or more) colored pencils (no markers).

Complete "It's a Small World" Activity.

Study Physical World Map.

Be sure to charge iPad every night ;-)

The one year online student subscription to the e-book History Alive! World Connections is $18 at store.teachtci.com. This does not include tax and shipping and handling rates calculated during checkout.

If e-book was purchased from eCampus, please contact eCampus for access codes.

August 23rd, 2012

Thursday

Physical Map of the World

Welcome to the adventure of World History!

Complete the physical map of the world by following the written instructions and directions given in class. due 8/23.

Be sure to charge iPad every night ;-)

The one year online student subscription to the e-book History Alive! World Connections is $18 at store.teachtci.com. This does not include tax and shipping and handling rates calculated during checkout.

June 4th, 2012

Monday

Semester Exam Preparation

In terms of building a strategy to prepare for the exam, I recommend skim-scanning each chapter and studying the pictures, maps, and captions. Then study the information in your World History notebook, in which you have organized history notes, homework, in-class assignments, geography activities, historical documents, etc.

May 30th, 2012

Wednesday

World War II

Read 16.3 & 16.4 The Holocaust and Allied Victory and complete 16.3 & 16.4 GR, Part A only. Due 5/30 & 31.

May 25th, 2012

Friday

16.1 & 16.2 World War II

Read 16.1 & 16.2 and complete Homework terms & questions found on resource page. Due 5/25 & 29.

May 23rd, 2012

Wednesday

World War II

Reade 15.3 & 15.4 The Rise of Fascist Dictators and Early Aggression. Complete 15.3 & 15.4 GR activities. Due 5/23 & 24.

May 17th, 2012

Thursday

Revolution and Nationalism

If not completed in class, finish Geography application: Nationalists Battle Warlords and Communists. Then, read Primary Sources by Mao Zedong and Mohandas Gandhi and answer questions 1-3 on both document excerpts. Due 5/17 & 18.

May 15th, 2012

Tuesday

Revolution and Nationalism

Read 14.2 Totalitarianism in Stalinist Russia. Then, write 400-word typed article about life under Stalin and create an accompanying drawing, graph or political cartoon to be published in a western newspaper. You may use info from both the 14.2 reading and in-class Stalinist Russia Walk-Around activity. Due 5/15 & 16.

May 11th, 2012

Friday

Revolution and Nationalism

Read Telescoping the Times Revolution and Nationalism, 1900-1939. Identify (5-Ws) Mao Zedong and Mustafa Kemal. You will need the textbook for the identify terms. Answer Review questions 1-5 in 3-4 sentence minimum answers. Due 5/11&14.

May 8th, 2012

Tuesday

World War I

Read 13.4 and complete 13.4 GR activity.

Ch. 13 Test, 5/9 & 10.

May 3rd, 2012

Thursday

The Great War

If not finished in class, complete the Great War Map activity labeling and questions.

Read 13.3 and complete the 13.3 GR Timeline, terms, & Zimmerman note activity. Due 5/3 & 4.

May 3rd, 2012

Thursday

World War I

Read 13.3 A Global Conflict and complete 13.3 GR. Due 5/3 & 4

R1 - Also complete creative writing "Letter Home from the Trenches."

May 1st, 2012

Tuesday

World War I

Read 13.2 Europe Plunges into War and complete 13.2 GR activity, due 5/1 & 2.

April 27th, 2012

Friday

World War I

Read 13.1 Marching Toward War and complete the 13.1 GR activity. Also, read HistoryMakers Wilhelm II and answer questions. Due 4/27 & 30.

April 25th, 2012

Wednesday

Imperialism

Imperialism Unit Test on 4/25 & 26. Test covers Ch. 11 (Sections 1 - 4 and 5 -European Poweres Invade the Pacific Rim) and Ch. 12.1. Also the following readings: Cash Crops in Africa, South Sudan, Arab Spring.

April 23rd, 2012

Monday

Imperialism in China

Read 12.1 China Resists Outside Influence and complete the 12.1 GR activity. Due 4/23 (Gold) & 4/24 (Red).

April 19th, 2012

Thursday

British Imperialism in India

Read 11.4 British Imperialism in India and complete the 11.4 GR activity and political cartoon. Read Political Cartoon & Propaganda Handout on resource page. Due 4/19 (Gold) & 20 (Red).

April 17th, 2012

Tuesday

Europeans Claim Muslim Lands

Read 11.3 and complete 11.3 GR cause and effect chart, writings. Due 4/17 (Gold) & 4/18 (Red).

April 4th, 2012

Wednesday

G4 & G5

Finish the reading of 11.3 Europeans Claim Muslim Lands and the 11.3 GR activity. Due 4/4.

April 2nd, 2012

Monday

Cash Crops in Africa

Read Cash Crops in Africa and answer the associated questions. Due 4/2 & 3.

March 30th, 2012

Friday

Colonial Africa

Finish Imperialism in Africa map.

Print current event form from resource page and complete the research and writing on one of the 12 listed African nations. Due 3/28 & 29.

March 26th, 2012

Monday

Imperialism in Africa

If not completed in class, finish the 11.1 GR activity. Then, read 11.2 Imperialism Case Study: Nigeria, and complete the 11.2 GR questions and terms. Due 3/26 & 27.

Download, print and bring to class the Chapter 11 Study Guide. Also, bring colored pencils to class.

Have a great weekend!

March 22nd, 2012

Thursday

Ch.9 & 10.4 Test

Ch.9 & 10.4 Industrial Revolution and 19th-century Reform Test, 3/22 & 23.

March 20th, 2012

Tuesday

19th Century Progress

Read 10.4, 19th-Century Progress, and complete 10.4 Guided Reading activity, including Science and Technology paragraph.

Ch. 9 & 10.4 Industrial Revolution Test, 3/22 & 23.

March 16th, 2012

Friday

Age of Reform

Read 9.4, the Age of Reform and The Wealth of Nations excerpt. Complete the 9.4 Guided Reading activity & Wealth of Nations questions. Due 3/16 & 19.

March 14th, 2012

Wednesday

Romanticism Collage

Romanticism Collage due 3/14 & 15.

March 8th, 2012

Thursday

Industrialization Editorial & image

Assume the role of an English jounalist in 1830 to write an editorial in the London Times that comments on whether the Industrial Revolution improved life and that suggests ways to address problems created by it. Typed, double-spaced. Refer to the directions given in class. Include a drawing, graph, or cartoon that illustrates one of the main ideas of the editorial. Due 3/8 &9.

The Romanticism collage due date has been postponed until 3/14 & 15.

March 6th, 2012

Tuesday

Industrialization Spreads

Read 9.3 Industrialization Spreads and complete the 9.3 Guided Reading Activity (questions & drawing conclusions writing). Due 3/6 & 7.

Romanticism Collage, Due 3/8 & 13.

March 2nd, 2012

Friday

Industrial Revolution

If not completed in class, finish the 9.1 Beginnings of the Industrialization GR Activity. Then read 9.2 Industrialization Case Study: Manchester and complete the 9.2 GR activity. Due 3/2 & 3.

Romanticism Collage, Due 3/8 & 13.

February 29th, 2012

Wednesday

Ch. 8 Test

Chapter 8 Nationalist Revolutions Sweep the West Test, 2/29 & 3/1.

Romanticism Collage, Due 3/8 & 13.

February 29th, 2012

Wednesday

Ch. 8 Test

Chapter 8 Nationalist Revolutions Sweep the West Test, 2/29 & 3/1.

Romanticism Collage, Due 3/8 & 9.

February 27th, 2012

Monday

Revolution in the Arts

Read 8.4 and complegte the 8.4 Assessment #1,3,5 & 6 (#6 use 4-6 sentences). Due 2/27.

Ch. 8 quiz, 2/29 & 3/1.

February 23rd, 2012

Thursday

Nationalism: Italy & Germany

Read 8.3 Nationalism Case Study: Italy & Germany and complete the outline map Nationalism in Europe, 1815-1971. Due 2/23 & 24.

February 21st, 2012

Tuesday

Simon Bolivar & Latin America

Read 8.1 Historymakers: Simon Bolivar and answer questions 1-3. Then read 8.1 Primary Source: from Proclamation of 1813 and answer # 1-3. Answer in complete sentences and include question in response. Due 2/21 & 22.

February 15th, 2012

Wednesday

Nationalist Revolutions

Finish the reading of Telescoping the Times: Nationalist Revolutions Sweep the West, 1789-1900 and complete attached homework worksheet #1-6. Due 2/15 & 16.

Complete New Nationalism current event from modern-day Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Germany, Greece, Haiti, Italy, Mexico, or Venezuela.

February 12th, 2012

Sunday

French Revolution Test

Chapter 7 Test, 2/13 & 14.

February 9th, 2012

Thursday

The Congress of Vienna

Read 7.5 and complete the 7.5 guided reading activity (Chart & short writing). Due 2/9 & 10.

February 7th, 2012

Tuesday

Napoleon

Read 7.4 Napoleon's Empire Collapses and complete the 7.4 Guided Reading Activity (Cause & Effect, Writing Main Ideas). Due 2/7 & 8.

February 3rd, 2012

Friday

Napoleon Forges an Empire

Read 7.3 Napoleon Forges an Empire and complete the 7.3 Guided Reading Activity (Cause & Effect; Using Context clues). Due 1/3 & 6.

February 1st, 2012

Wednesday

R2 & R3 Homework

Research Topic & Contract signed by student and parent/guardian.

Read 8.4 and complete Homework Guide Terms & Questions.

Ch. 8 Life at the Turn of the 20th CenturyTest, 2/7.

February 1st, 2012

Wednesday

French Revolution Geography

Geography Application: The French Revolution Under Seige. Due 2/1 &2

January 30th, 2012

Monday

French Revolution

Read and then, create a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen with the U.S. Declaration of Independence. Includea minimum of 4 similarities and 3 differences each. Write in complete sentences.

Also, using the World History current event form, read a newspaper or magazine article from one of the assigned resources. Complete the form and summary on an article reporting on events from one of the following countries: England, France, Spain, Germany, Austria, or Russia.

Due 1/30 & 31.

January 26th, 2012

Thursday

French Revolution

If not completed in class, finish the Three EstatesActivity and political cartoons. Then,  read 7.2 Revolution Bring Reform and Terror and complete 7.2 GR activity. Due 1/26 & 27.

January 24th, 2012

Tuesday

French Revolution Begins

Read 7.1 The French Revolution Begins and complete the 7.1 GR Activity. Also, download Ch. 7 Study Guide from Resource Page. Due 1/24 & 25.

January 20th, 2012

Friday

Ch. 6 Test

Ch. 6 Enlightenment and Revolution Test, 1/20 & 21.

January 18th, 2012

Wednesday

The American Revolution

Read 6.4 The American Revolution, and complete 6.4 Guided Reading Activity & US Constitution Questions. Put Constitution questions and Guided Reading Part B Writing Expository Paragraphs on a separate sheet of paper. Due 1/18 & 19.

Chapter 6 test, 1/20 & 24

January 12th, 2012

Thursday

The Enlightenment Spreads

Read 6.3, the Enlightenment Spreads, and complete the Guided Reading activity cause and effect chart and ID terms (5Ws). Due 1/12 & 17.

If you are out of town (this is you Bryant :-)) complete the Section 3 Assessment #1 (5Ws) - 8. Answer in complete sentences and include question in response.

January 10th, 2012

Tuesday

Sir Isaac Newton CDW

In CDW form, typed & double spaced:

“If I have seen farther than others,” said Newton, “it is because I have stood on the shoulders of giants.“ What did Newton mean by this quote? Who were the giants to whom Newton was referring? Could this be said of any scientific accomplishment? Explain in a 5 sentence minimum paragraph. Due 10 & 11.

January 6th, 2012

Friday

The Enlightenment

Welcome back! I hope you all had a fun and relaxing vacation.

Please read 6.2 The Enlightenment and complete the terms & question assignment. Remember to include the 5-Ws and any book titles associated with the historical figures. Due 1/6 & 9.

Download Ch. 6 Study Guide from Resource Page.

December 9th, 2011

Friday

Scientific Revolution

Read 6.1 and complete p. 194, #1-5. Due  12/9 & 12

Semester notebook due 12/9 & 12.

December 9th, 2011

Friday

December 9 - Exam

Study daily using your Exam Study Guide and Semester Notebook so you can do your best on exam day!

December 7th, 2011

Wednesday

Democracy in England

G4 & G5: Read 5.5 and complete 5.5 GR activity. Due 12/7.

December 4th, 2011

Sunday

Europe After the Thirty Years' War

Complete the Ch. 5 Outline map, Europe After the Peace of Westphalia. Due 12/4 & 5. Ch. 5 Absolute Monarchy test, 12/7 & 8.

December 1st, 2011

Thursday

Palaces of Absolute Monarchs Brochure

Palace Brochure Project due, 12/1 & 2.

November 28th, 2011

Monday

Absolute Monarchy

Answer Absolute Monarchy question on Moodle. Enrollment key: WHRed1, WHGold4, WHGold5. Find indepth directions on Resource page.

Download article on your assigned Palace & Grounds. Read and bring to class on 11/29 & 30, after the holiday. We will have the computer lab during next class meeting to start, and hopefully finish, Palace Brochure project.

Bring USB Drive to class 11/29 & 30 to transfer inclass work in case you need to  finish project at home.

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 22nd, 2011

Tuesday

Absolute Monarchy

Read Ch. 5 Telescoping the Times Absolute Monarchy in Europe and complete the attached terms and questions. Due 11/22 & 23.

November 18th, 2011

Friday

Age of Exploration

Ch. 3.1 & 4 Age of Exploration and Global Trade test, 11/18 & 21.

November 16th, 2011

Wednesday

Global Trade

Read 4.4 The Columbian Exchange and Global Trade and complete the Gruided Reading Cause/Effect Chart and Making Inferences paragraph. Gold - Due 11/16; Red - Due 11/21.

Ch. 3.1 & 4 Age of Exploration and Global Trade test, 11/18 & 21.

November 9th, 2011

Wednesday

Atlantic Slave Trade

Read 4.3 The Atlantic Slave Trade and complete the 4.3 GR Cause & Effect charts and paragraph writing. Due 11/14 & 15.

November 7th, 2011

Monday

Exploration Map

Complete the Trade Posts and Land Claims map activity, both map and questions. Be sure to use one color per country on parts D,E & F. Due 11/7 & 8.

November 3rd, 2011

Thursday

Exploration

Read 3.1, Europeans Explore the East, & 4.1, Spanish Conquests in the Americas, and complete the 3.1 & 4.1 GR. Due 11/3 & 4.

November 1st, 2011

Tuesday

Expansion of Islam Quiz

Expansion of Islam quiz, 11/1 & 2.

October 28th, 2011

Friday

Mughal Empire

Complete map of Mughal Empire. Due 10/28 & 10/31. Study for Expansion of Islam test, 11/1 &2.

October 25th, 2011

Tuesday

Ottoman & Safavid Empires

If not finished in class, complete the Ottoman & Safavid Empires Map. Also, find and summarize a current event on one of the current nations that falls within the borders of the historical Ottoman and Safavid Empires using one of the listed news sources. Also, print the Chapter 2 Study Guide from the resource page (This will not be available until Monday). Due 10/25 & 26.

October 21st, 2011

Friday

The Muslim World Expands

Read Ch. 2 Telescoping the Times Handout, The Muslim World Expands, and on a separate sheet of lined paper, answer Review questions 1-5. Due 10/21 & 24.

October 19th, 2011

Wednesday

Renaissance & Reformation Test

Renaissance & Reformation test, 10/19 & 20. Consider making flash cards for the historical figures (VIPs) section of the test.

October 17th, 2011

Monday

Renaissance & Reformation Geography

Complete the Renaissance and Reformation Outline Map. Carefully read and execute the directions in Part C. Due 10/17 & 18.

Renaissance & Reformation test, 10/19 & 20.

October 13th, 2011

Thursday

The Reformation Continues

Read 1.4 and complete the 1.4 Guided Reading Activity. Due 1/13 & 14.

October 7th, 2011

Friday

Luther Leads the Reformation

Read 1.3 Luther Leads the Reformation, pp. 54-60 and complete the 1.3 Guided Reading Activity & Elizabeth I reading and questions 1-3. Due 10/7 & 11.

October 5th, 2011

Wednesday

Northern Renaissance

Read 1.2 The Northern Renaissance, pp. 46-51, and complete the Northern Renaissance Guided Reading Activity. Due 10/5 & 6.

October 3rd, 2011

Monday

Leonardo: The Renaissance Man

Using information collected from I, Leonardo: A Journey of the Mind and the History and Life reading by T. Walter Wallbank, write a typed double-spaced  CDW paragraph answering the question, "Why is Leonardo da Vinci considered and outstanding example of a Renaissance Man?" Include information and in-essay documentation from both resources. Due 10/3 & 4.

September 29th, 2011

Thursday

Niccolo Machiavelli & The Prince

Read 1.1 Handouts Historymakers: Niccolo Maciavelli and Primary Source The Prince answer questions 1-3 on Historymaker reading and #1 & 2 on The Prince. Due Sept. 29 & 30.

September 27th, 2011

Tuesday

Italy: Birthplace of the Renaissance

Download and bring to class Ch. 1 Study Guide (on Resource page).

Read 1.1 and complete the 1.1 Guided Reading handout questions and terms. Also, read The Courtier and answer # 1-3.  Due 9/27 & 28.

September 23rd, 2011

Friday

Test Prep

Study for Prologue sections 1 & 2, plus Monotheistic religions (pp. 700-711) test, 9/23 & 29.

September 21st, 2011

Wednesday

R1, G4, G5

Study for Prologue 1 & 2 test, 9/23 & 29.

Gold 5 - Complete current event on a nation labeled on our World Political Map. Use only news sources noted on assignment or on homework bulletin board. Bring hard copy of article with your written summary. Due 9/21 & 22.

September 19th, 2011

Monday

Rise of Democracy

Finish Greek Democracy: Due 9/19 & 20.

1. Socrates, Plato, Aristotle Handout parts A (Multiple Choice Quotes)  B (Agree-Disagree) & C (Complete the quotes).

2. Why is Democracy Important? Opinion questions (on back of documents)

If not comleted in class, finish draft of Democracy Hall of Fame poster.

September 15th, 2011

Thursday

G4 & G5

If not completed in class, finish Greek Philosoper document questions : Pericles #1-3, Plato #1 & 2, Aristotle # 1 & 2. Then, read Prologue, section 2 (P.2), pp. 12-17, and complete the P.2 chart and paragraph writing. Due 9/14.

September 14th, 2011

Wednesday

Red 1 Only

Find a current event on one of the nations labeled on the political world map. Use only newsources noted on assignment or on homework page bulletin board. Write summary of article, including all parts included in directions. Be sure to attach hard copy of article to your written summary.

September 12th, 2011

Monday

R1 Only

Read Prologue, section 2 (P.2), pp. 12-17, and complete the P.2 chart and paragraph writing. Due 9/12.

September 8th, 2011

Thursday

R1, G4, G5

Complete the World Political Map. Also label Tunisia. Due 9/8 & 9.

September 6th, 2011

Tuesday

R1, G4, G5

Using Reading strategies found on pp. S2-S5, read textbook Prologue section 1, p. 5-11, and complete homwork worksheet (found on resource page). Write in blue or black ink using complete sentences. Due 9/6 & 7.

September 1st, 2011

Thursday

R1, G4, G5

Download and bring to class Prologue Study Guide (found on homework resource page). Due 9/1 & 2.

Themes (History & Geography) and World Geography (Map and Geography Skills) Test. 9/1 & 2.

G4 & G5 complete "It's a Small World" chart and question. Due 9/2.

August 30th, 2011

Tuesday

R1, G4, G5

Complete Geography Skills #5-8: Reading Physical maps; Using Scales and the Compass Rose; Interpreting Lines, Labels, and Smbols; Understanding Legends (Keys).

Themes of History, Themes of Geography, and Geograhy Test, 9/1 & 2.

August 26th, 2011

Friday

R1, G4, G5

Materials due in class: 3-Ring World History binder, syllabus signed by student and parent/guardian, 8-minimum colored pencils (No markers). Due 8/26 & 29

Also, if not completed in class, finish the Five themes of Geography graphic organizer. Then, complete the Five Themes of Geography collage. This may be completed utilizing the computer or "classic" cut-and-paste colored paper & ink. Due 8/26 & 29.

August 24th, 2011

Wednesday

R1, G4, G5

Complete world physical map.

May 31st, 2011

Tuesday

Restructuring the Postwar World

If not finished in class, read Telescoping Chapter 17 and highlight answers to the review questions. Study for Semester Exam. Bring textbook and World History notebook to class 5/31.

May 26th, 2011

Thursday

World War II Test

Study for Ch. 15 (S:2,3,4) & 16 (S:1-4) World War II Test on 5/26 & 27.

May 24th, 2011

Tuesday

War in the Pacific Theater

If not finished in class, complete World War II in the Pacific Theater map. Then,  read 16.4 and complete 16.2 & 16.4 GR activities.

May 20th, 2011

Friday

Hitler's Lightening War

In class  Great Depression reading. For homework, read 16.1 and complete GR activity. Also, if not finished in class, complete Compare & contrast Hitler and Mussolini CDW.

May 18th, 2011

Wednesday

Years of Crisis

Read 15.3 & 15.4 Fascists Arise and Invade Nations and complete 15.3 & 15.4 GR.

May 16th, 2011

Monday

Nationalism in India and Southwest Asia

If not completed in class, finish 14.4 reading Nationalism in India and Southwest Asia. complete 14.4 GR and Primary Source, from Hind Swaraj (Inidan Home Rule) excerpt and questions. Due 5/16 & 17.

Chapter 14 quest (sections 1,2,4) 5/16 & 17.

May 12th, 2011

Thursday

Perspectives on Soviet Daily Life

Write an article about life under Stalin. Include a headline that relfects your point of view about life under Stalin. Structure your 400-word typed article in four paragraphs including 1. an introduction, 2. what government says about different aspect of life, 3. what non government perspectives reveal about Soviet daily life, 4. conclusion on role of propaganda in the Soviet Union. Also create a drawing, graph, or caroon that illustrates one of the main ideas of your article.

May 9th, 2011

Monday

The Soviet Union

Read 14.2 Totalitarianism and Stalinist Russia and complete 14.2 GR. Also, read Stalin's speech and answer questions 1-3. Due May 10.

May 6th, 2011

Friday

Revolutions in Russia

Read 14.1 Revolution in Russia and complete the GR Questions and terms. The Lenin reading will be completed in class on Friday(Red)/Monday(Gold).

May 4th, 2011

Wednesday

A Flawed Peace

If not completed in class, finish 13.4 GR questions and terms on the Paris Peace Conference and the Treaty of Versailles.

13.3 & 13.4 Quiz on May 4 & 5.

April 20th, 2011

Wednesday

World War I

After Early World War I quiz, read 13.3 A Global Conflict and complete the GR activity. Bring colored pencils to class May 3.

Have a wonderful Easter vacation!

April 15th, 2011

Friday

World War I

Complete World War I documents packet (Poison gas, Industrial Tech, war poetry, Resources of Allies & Central Powers). Due 4/15 & 18.

Ch. 13.1 & 13.2 Quiz 4/19 & 20.

April 13th, 2011

Wednesday

Europe Plunges into War

Read 13.2 and complete GR chart and terms. Due 4/13 & 14.

April 11th, 2011

Monday

World War I

Read 13.1 and complete the GR activity and Kaiser von Wilhelm reading and questions. Due 4/11 & 12.

April 7th, 2011

Thursday

Imperialism Test

Imperialism in Africa & Asia Test, 4/7 & 8. Study 11.1-11.4, 11.5, p.362-363, & 12.1, plus handouts and activities. This was a long unit so the test will be longer than usual, 50 points.

April 5th, 2011

Tuesday

Imperialism in China

Read 12.1 and complete the 12.1 GR. Due 4/5 & 6.

Imperialism test on April 7 & 8.

April 1st, 2011

Friday

British Imperialism in India

R1 - Read 11.4 and complete Guided Reading Cause & Effect chart & Drawing Conclusions.

G4 & G5 - Read 11.4 and complete Section 4 Assessment #1,3,5,6,7,8, p. 361.

March 28th, 2011

Monday

Africa Current Event

Research, print and write analysis of a current event on one of the assigned African nations. Use only news sources listed on assignment page or homework bulletin board. Use only articles with named author. Due 3/28 & 29.

March 24th, 2011

Thursday

Muslim Lands Fall to Imperialist Demands

Read 11. and complete GR Cause and Effect activity. Due 3/23 & 24.

March 22nd, 2011

Tuesday

Imperialism Case Study: Nigeria

If not completed in class, finish Imperialism in Africa map. Then, read 11.2, Imperialism Case Study: Nigeria, and complete GR activity.

March 18th, 2011

Friday

Imperialism in Africa

Read 11.1 Imperialism in Africa and complete 11.1 GR questions and cause and effect writing. Due 3/18 & 21.

March 10th, 2011

Thursday

Reforming the Industrial World

If not completed in class, finish Industrial Production Charts & Graphs (R1 & G4) and Suez Canal reading and questions. Then, read 9.4 Reforming the Industrial World and complete 9.4 GR with Wealth of Nations reading & questions. Due 3/10 & 15.

Chapter 9 Test postponed to 3/16.

March 8th, 2011

Tuesday

Industrialization Spreads

Read 9.3 and complete 9.3 GR activity. Due 3/8 & 9. Chapter test 3/10 & 11.

March 4th, 2011

Friday

Editorial Writing

Write an editorial for the  London Times on the effects of the Industrial Revolution as researched in class. Include an introductory paragraph (5-sentences minimum), and 3 paragraphs on the positive effects, negative effects, and suggestions for improvement (5-sentences minimum per paragraph). Also include an original image, graph, or cartoon. Due 3/4 & 7.

March 2nd, 2011

Wednesday

Industrialization in Manchester

Read 9.2 and complete Industrialization Case Study Activity. Due 3/2 & 3.

February 28th, 2011

Monday

The Industrial Revolution

Read The Beginnings of Industrialization, p. 283-288, and complete the 9.1 GR activity.

February 24th, 2011

Thursday

Test Preparation

Study for Unrest in Middle East and chapter 8 Nationalism test, 2/24 & 25.

February 22nd, 2011

Tuesday

Revolution in the Arts

Read 8.4 and complete guided reading activity. Unrest in Middle East and chapter 8 Nationalism test postponed to 2/24 & 25.

February 17th, 2011

Thursday

Nationalism Case Study: Italy and Germany

Read pp. 258-263 and complete 8.3 GR Patterns of Change: Nationalism. Complete Nationalism in Europe map if not completed in class. Be sure to both label, shade, and answer questions. Due 2/17 & 18.

Chapter 8 test on 2/22.

February 15th, 2011

Tuesday

Europe Faces Nationalist Revolutions

Read Europe Faces Nationalist Revolutions, pp. 253-257, and complete the 8.2 GR activity. Due 2/15 & 16

February 11th, 2011

Friday

Homework

Current Event, as assigned in class, from Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, or Jordan. Use new sources listed on assignment or on homework page bulletin board. Finish Revolutions in Latin America Map if not finished in class. G4 complete Unrest in Middle East map. Due 2/11 & 14.

February 9th, 2011

Wednesday

Latin American Peoples Win Independence

R-1 & G-5: Complete Unrest in North Africa and the Middle East map.

R1, G4 & G5 Read 8.1 and complete 8.1 GR. Due 2/9 & 10.

February 7th, 2011

Monday

Ch. 7 test

Chapter 7: French Revolution, Napoleon Bonaparte & the Congress of Vienna test on 2/7 & 8.

February 3rd, 2011

Thursday

French Revolution Journal/Letter Project

Complete French Revolution and Napoleon Journal/ Letter Project. Be creative in your presentation of journals/letters. Due 2/3 & 4. Chapter 7 Test 2/7 & 8.

February 1st, 2011

Tuesday

Homework

Read 7.4 and write journal entry/letter. Include a description of three events and how they affected your character. Due 2/1 & 2.

Journal/lettter project due 2/3 & 4.

Chapter 7 Test on 2/7 & 8.

Watch some news on the political unrest in Egypt.

January 28th, 2011

Friday

Napoleon Forges an Empire

Read 7.3 Napoleon Forges an Empire and write third jounal entry/letter. Write in the first person "I" on 3 of the assignedtopics. Describe each event / person. etc.  and how it affected your character. Due 1/28 & 31. Enjoy the Sophomore retreat 1/26 & 27!

January 24th, 2011

Monday

Revolution Brings Reform and Terror

Read 7.2 Revolution Brings Reform and Terror and write 7.2 Journal/letter for French Revolution and Napoleon Project. Due 1/24 & 25.

January 18th, 2011

Tuesday

Revolution Begins

Finish The Three Estates Activity started in class. Create project character & family from estate 1st, 2nd, 3rd) selected in class and write 7.1 journal entry. Due 1/20 & 21.

See Resource Center for project assignment and all due dates.

January 13th, 2011

Thursday

American Revolution

Read 6.4 and takes notes on "How the American Revolution and the United States were influenced by the Enlightenment." Ch. 6 Quest on 11/13 & 14.

January 11th, 2011

Tuesday

The Enlightenment Spreads

Read 6.3 and complete Guided Reading activity. Due 1/11 & 12. Chapter 6 quiz on 1/13 & 14.

January 7th, 2011

Friday

The Enlightenment

If not completed in class, finish NYT Upfront Magazine Europe Almanac Activity. Read 6.2 The Enlightenment in Europe and complete 6.2 worksheet terms and question. Due 1/7 & 8.

December 20th, 2010

Monday

Merry Christmas

Congratulations on the successful completion of Fall exams. May you and your families have a blessed Christmas season!

December 15th, 2010

Wednesday

Fall Exam Preparation

Study for final exam. Plan for 20-30 minutes of study per chapter between now and the final exam.

December 13th, 2010

Monday

Fall Exam Preparation

Study two chapters in preparation for final exam.

December 9th, 2010

Thursday

Homework

If not completed in class, finish reading the Scientific Revolution and complete the 6.1 GR activity. Study for final exam. Plan for 20-30 minutes of study per chapter between now and the final exam.

December 7th, 2010

Tuesday

Study for Test

Finish Venn Diagram comparing English Bill of Rights with U.S. Bill of Rights from handout distributed in class. Chapter 5 Test on 12/7 & 8.

December 3rd, 2010

Friday

World History R1, G4 & G5

Complete Current Event assignment for an event in one of the nations we studied in chapter 5. Study for chapter 5 test on 12/3 & 6.

December 3rd, 2010

Friday

Test Postponement

The World History test has been postponed until 12/7 & 8 so students may take full advantage of the Dons postseason games. Please bring your current event to class 12/3 & 6. Good luck football and volleyball!!

December 1st, 2010

Wednesday

Absolute Rulers of Russia

Read 5.4 Absolute Rulers of Russia, pp. 174-177, and complete Guided Reading Activity.

November 29th, 2010

Monday

R1, G4 & G5

No homework. Film Extra credit is available. Watch one of the listed films and complete the PERSIAN Chart. Due 11/29 & 30. I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday with your family and friends!

November 22nd, 2010

Monday

Central European Monarchs

Finish Ch. 3 Outline Map: Europe After the Peace of Westphalia if not finished in class. Also, complete Central European Monarchs Clash Guided Reading Activity.

November 18th, 2010

Thursday

Baroque Palace Pamphlet

Complete Baroque Palace Pamphlet. Due 11/18 & 19.

November 16th, 2010

Tuesday

Absolute Monarchy

Finish Venn diagram to compare and contrast Philip II of Spain and Louis XIV of France as absolute monarchs. Include at least 4 bullet points in each of the three areas of the diagram. Bring in one article describing the palace and gardens of your assigned royal palace. This will prepare you to create the brochure/pamphlet during class the next class meeting. Due 11/16 & 17.

November 12th, 2010

Friday

Absolute Monarchy in France

Read 5.2 France's Ultimate Monarch, pp. 162-168, and complete Guided Reading Activity. Due 11/12 & 15.

November 9th, 2010

Tuesday

Absolute Monarchy in Spain

Read 5.1 and complete Identification terms (5-Ws) and questions. Due 11/9 & 10.

November 5th, 2010

Friday

Exploration Test

Study for Ch. 3.1 & 4 Exploration Test. Review all homework assignments, Viewer's Guides, in-class activities and class notes (if you are not yet doing this on your own, please add it to your learning toolbox). Review unit Study Guide, map, historical figures, vocabulary, etc).

November 4th, 2010

Thursday

G4 & G5 Homework

Read 4.4 The Columbian Exchange and Global Trade, pp. 137-141, and complete 4.4 Guided Reading Cause and Effect Chart and short-essay. Due 11/5.

November 3rd, 2010

Wednesday

R1 Homework

Read 4.4, The Columbian Exchange and Global Trade, p. 137-141, and complete the Section 4 Assessment #1-5, p. 141. Answer paragraph 5 in paragraph form and be sure to include the economic vocabulary terms from the reading. Due Nov. 3.

November 1st, 2010

Monday

The Atlantic Slave Trade

Read 4.2 & 4.3 and complete 4.3 The Atlantic Slave Trade Guided Reading activity. Due 11/1 & 11/2.

October 28th, 2010

Thursday

Spanish Conquests in the Americas

Finish Age of Exploration Map started in class and complete 4.1 Guided Reading Activity (A. Timeline questions & B. Identify terms-5Ws).

October 26th, 2010

Tuesday

Europeans Explore the East

Read 3.1, Europeans Explore the East, and complete 3.1 Guided Reading timeline questions and Drawing Conclusions writing ( 3-4 sentences minimum). Also, read Treaty of Tordesillas handout and answer questions. Put Drawing Conclusions writing and Treaty of Tordesillas questions on one sheet of lined paper. Always include question in response.

October 22nd, 2010

Friday

Muslim Empires

Study for Ch. 2 Muslim Empires quiz 10/22 & 25. Study homework, in-class notes, maps, etc.

October 20th, 2010

Wednesday

Mughal Empire

Complete Mughal Empire Map. Due 10/20 & 21.

October 18th, 2010

Monday

Current Event

Using one of the news sources listed on the homework page bulletin board, read and write report of article on an event in one of the modern day countries that fall within the borders of the Ottoman, Safavid, or Mughal empires in 1683 (see map page 71). Finish Ottoman and Safavid Empires map if not completed in class. Due 10/18 & 19.

October 14th, 2010

Thursday

The Muslim World Expands

Read Telescoping the Times handout entitled, The Muslim World Expands. Answer Review questions 1-5 in complete sentences. Include the question in each response. Due 10/14 & 15.

October 8th, 2010

Friday

Renaissance and Reformation Test

Study for Renaissance and Reformation Test 10/8 & 12. Think about what we discussed when we reviewed our last test. Be sure to review all homework, classwork (film, map, Museum Walk,  etc.) and notes. Don't forget vocabulary and historical figures.

October 6th, 2010

Wednesday

The Reformation

Finish Renaissance & Reformation Map Activity if not completed in class. Read 1.4 The Reformation Continues and complete Guided Reading activity. Due 10/6 & 7. Remember colored pencils need to be brought to class everyday.

October 4th, 2010

Monday

Luther Leads the Reformation

Read 1.3 Luther Leads the Reformation and complete 1.3 GR, Cause & Effect chart and clarifying terms. Include the 5-Ws when clarifying terms. Example: For the term "annul," define the terms and give significance by including: What does it mean to annul a marriage? Who wanted the annulment? Where was he? Why did he want it? When did he want it? Due 10/4 & 5.

October 1st, 2010

Friday

G5 Leonardo: The Renaissance Man CDW

Describe Leonardo da Vinci as the premire Renaissance Man in a typed double-spaced CDW paragraph. Must include at lease 1 documented data/evidence from Renaissance Man Handout (on back of Viewer's Guide) and I, Leonardo program. That's two minimum.

October 1st, 2010

Friday

G4 The Northern Renaissance

Read 1.2 The Northern Renaissance and complete parts A, B, & C of Guided Reading Activity (Questions, Historical Figures & Analysis Question). Be sure to include titles of art works and writings with each Historical Figure. Due 9/29.

September 29th, 2010

Wednesday

G5 The Northern Renaissance

Read 1.2 The Northern Renaissance and complete parts A, B, & C of Guided Reading Activity (Questions, Historical Figures & Analysis Question). Be sure to include titles of art works and writings with each Historical Figure. Due 9/29.

September 28th, 2010

Tuesday

R1 & G4 Leonardo da Vinci: The Renaissance Man

Describe Leonardo da Vinci as the premire Renaissance Man in a typed double-spaced CDW paragraph. Must include at lease 1 documented data/evidence from Renaissance Man Handout (on back of Viewer's Guide) and I, Leonardo program. That's two minimum. Due 9/28 & 29.

September 24th, 2010

Friday

European Renaissance

No written homework. 20-30 minutes of individual study time (i.e. Make flash cards, work with chapter study guide, etc).

September 22nd, 2010

Wednesday

Italy: Birth of the Renaissance

Read 1.1 Italy: Birth of the Renaissance, pp.  , and finish Guided Reading activity not finished in class. Read Primary Source documents and answer questions: The Courtier #1-3, Nicolo Machiavelli #1-3, and The Prince #2.

September 20th, 2010

Monday

Rise of Democracy

Prepare for Rise of Democracy Test. Review reading, written homework & classwork (film notes, inclass notes and handouts). Let's do as well as we did on our first test!

September 15th, 2010

Wednesday

Test Preparation

Read A Global View, pp. 700-701, Christianity, pp. 704-705, & Islam & Judaism, pp. 708-711, Study for Rise of Democracy Test, 9/20 & 21. Review reading, written homework & classwork (film notes, inclass notes and handouts).

September 13th, 2010

Monday

The Judeo-Christian Tradition

Read Prologue section 2, pp. 12-17 and complete comparison chart and Expository writing question. Due 9/13 & 14.

September 9th, 2010

Thursday

R1, G4 & G5

Complete Greek Documents (Pericles, Plato, Aristotle) and "It's a Small World" if not already completed. Due 9/9 & 10.

September 7th, 2010

Tuesday

Why Do We Study History

Read "Why Do We Study History?" and complete the "It's a Small World" Activity (Chart and question). Due 9/7 & 8.

September 2nd, 2010

Thursday

Rise of Democracy

Complete reading of Prologue section 1, pp.5-11, and complete Terms & VIP homework started in class.

August 31st, 2010

Tuesday

World History R1, G4 & G5

If not completed in class, finish Geography Skills #5-8.

Study for Geography Unit Test (World History Themes, Physical Map of World, 5 Themes of Geography, 8 Geography Skills) on 8/31 & 9/1.

August 27th, 2010

Friday

World History R1, G4, G5

Finish Five Themes of Geography Graphic Organizer, p. XXVIII-XXIX. Complete 5 Themes of Geography Collage (1 photo and description for each theme) on 8" x 11" paper or larger. Due 8/27 & 30.

Also due 8/27 & 30: 3-Ring U.S. History binder (not a spiral), Signed Course Syllabus (Sudent & Parent signatures), 8-colored pencils (not markers).NOTE: Students are required to have the new 2009 edition of the textbook.

August 25th, 2010

Wednesday

World History R1, G4, G5

If not completed in class, finish graphic organizer of 8 World History Themes. Complete Physical Map of the World, Due 8/25

Due 8/27: 3-Ring World History binder (not a spiral), Signed Course Syllabus (Student & Parent signatures), 8-colored pencils (not markers).

June 9th, 2010

Wednesday

G5 & G6

Good luck with your spring exams and have a wonderful summer vacation!

June 7th, 2010

Monday

G5 & G6

Read and highlight Telescoping Ch 17 Restructuring the Postwar World. Use Semester exam study guide to start studying for final exam June 10.

June 3rd, 2010

Thursday

G5 & G6

Read 16.5 The Devastation of Europe and Japan. Unit test 6/3.

June 1st, 2010

Tuesday

G5 & G6

Read 16.4, The Allies are Victorious, and complete GR activity. World War II Test 6/3.

Have a terrific Memorial Day Weekend!

May 27th, 2010

Thursday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read The Holocaust and complete 5Ws chart and terms GR.

May 25th, 2010

Tuesday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read Japan Strikes in the Pacific and complete 16.2 Drawing Conclusions chart and terms GR

May 21st, 2010

Friday

G4 & G6 Homework

Read 16.1 Hitler's Lightening War and complete Timeline activity. Bring colored pencils to class Friday.

May 19th, 2010

Wednesday

G4 & G6 Homework

Finish Mussolini & Hitler compare and contrast writing. Read 15.4 Aggressors on the March and complete GR activity.

May 15th, 2010

Saturday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read 15.3 and complete GR Cause & Effect Chart & terms.

May 13th, 2010

Thursday

G5 & G6

In-class: "Mahatma Gandhi: Pilgrimage to Peace." Homework: Study for Ch. 14 Test, May 13.

May 11th, 2010

Tuesday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read 14.4 Nationalism in India and Southwest Asia and complete Cause & Effect Chart & Drawing Conclusions writing. Read excerpt from Hind Swaraj by Mohandas Gandhi. Chapter 14 test, May 13.

May 7th, 2010

Friday

G5 & G6

Type 400-word newspaper article about Life Under Stalin. Include the following:

1. A brief introduction to your investigation of daily life under Stalin.

2. A section that explains different aspects of life in the Soviet Union according to the following assigned viewpoint:

A. Communist Party Line Viewpoint: Explain what the government says about different aspects of life in the Soviet Union. This section might begin like this: "What the Soviet government would like people to believe is..." Include information of at least five topicscovered in the 14.2 textbook reading  and the Walk-Around." This should be written like it will be published in Pravda ("The Truth"), the Soviet Era newspaper. Gold 5 = Last names Baldino -  Marrokal-Boffman; Gold 6 = Last names Anuskiewicz - Higgins.

B. Nongovernment Viewpoint: Explain what different, nongovernmental perspectives reveal about the same aspect of Soviet daily life. This section might begin like this: "What I learned from other Soviet sources is..." Include at least five tipics covered in the Walk-Around. Gold 5= Last names Mazis - York; Gold 6= Last names Jones - Valenti.

3. A conclusion explaining the role of propaganda in the Soviet Union and how accurately you feel it refleced daily life for the average Soviet citizen

Also include an original drawing, graph or cartoon that illustrates one of the main ideas of the article.

Due May 7.

May 5th, 2010

Wednesday

G5 & G6

Read 14.3 and complete Cause & Effect Chart and terms.

May 3rd, 2010

Monday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read 14.2 Totalitarianism under Stalin and complete the 14.2 GR & Stalin's Speech questions.

April 29th, 2010

Thursday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read 14.1 Revolutions in Russia and complete Guided Reading Activity Packet.

April 27th, 2010

Tuesday

G5 & G6

Complete Geography activity: Europe Before and After the War. World War I unit test (8.3 & Ch. 13) on April 27.

 

April 23rd, 2010

Friday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read p. 380-383 and complete written assignment chart and terms.

April 19th, 2010

Monday

G5 & G6 World History

Read War Affects the World and complete Timeline activity & terms.

April 15th, 2010

Thursday

G5 & G6

Read War Consumes Europe & complete identification terms and cause-effect chart.

April 1st, 2010

Thursday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read 13.1 The Stage is Set for War, pp. 361-366 and complete GR & Wilhelm II reading & questions. Bring colored pencils to class Thurs. April 1.

March 30th, 2010

Tuesday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read 8.3 Nationalism in Italy and Germany, pp. 233-238, and complete comparative timeline. Due 3/30. 4th Quarter Film extra credit due April 13.

March 24th, 2010

Wednesday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read 12.2 China Responds to Pressure from the West, pp. 334-339, and complete 11.4 & 12.1 GR Activity. Chapter 11 (sections 1-4) & 12.1 Imperialism in Africa and Asia test Friday 3/26.

March 24th, 2010

Wednesday

G5 & G6 World History

In-Class: Read 11.5, French Imperialism in Indochina (Vietnam, Laos, & Cambodia), pp. 326-327. complete Imperialism in Asia Map activity.

Homework: Study for 3/26 Ch 11 & 12.1 Imperialism Test (Africa, Ottoman Empire, & Asia)

 

March 18th, 2010

Thursday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read 11.3 Muslim Lands Fall to Imperialist Demands, pp. 317-320, and complete 11.3 GG.

March 11th, 2010

Thursday

G5 & G6

In-class, complete Imperialism in Africa Geography Activity & Rudyard JKipling's "White Man's Burden" analysis questions.

Homework: Read 11.2 Imperialism Case Study:Nigeria and complete GR activity.

March 9th, 2010

Tuesday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read 11.1 Imperialists Divide Africa and complete 11.1 GR. Bring colored pencils to class March 9.

March 3rd, 2010

Wednesday

G5 & G6 Homework

Study for Ch. 9 Test.

March 1st, 2010

Monday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read 9.4 An Age of Reforms and complete the 9.4 Guided Reading Activity and The Wealth of Nations reading and questions. Ch. 9 Test March 5.

February 25th, 2010

Thursday

G5 & G6 Homework

Write editorial on the Effects of Industrial Revolution and complete a related political cartoon, graph, or drawing.

February 19th, 2010

Friday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read 9.3 The Industrial Revolution Spreads. Telescoping Ch.8 Nationalism Spreads to the West quiz Feb. 23.

February 17th, 2010

Wednesday

G5 & G6 Homework

In-class Nationalist Revolutions geography activity. Homework: Read Ch 9.1 & 9.2 The Beginning of Industrialization & Industrialization in Manchester and complete 9.1 & 9.2 Guided Reading activities.

February 17th, 2010

Wednesday

G4 US History

Read Time Magazine article "How the Fed Works." Immigration political cartoons activity. We will start American Imperialism next week. No homework - Enjoy the ASB Winter Formal!

February 11th, 2010

Thursday

G5 & G6 Assignment

Read handout Telescoping Chapter 8 Nationalistic Revolutions Sweep the West and answer Review questions #1-4. Bring colored pencils to class on Feb. 11.

February 8th, 2010

Monday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read 7.5 The Congress of Vienna Convenes and complete GR Concept Map and CDW ( Part B: 5-sentence minimum). Due 2/8. Ch. 7 Test on 2/10.

February 2nd, 2010

Tuesday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read 7.4 Napoleon's Empire Collapses and complete Section Assessment #2. T-Chart and CDW (5-sentence minimum).

January 21st, 2010

Thursday

G5 & G6 World History

Enjoy the semester break!! Bring semester notebook to class January 25.

January 15th, 2010

Friday

G5 & G6 In-class Assignment & Homework

Jan. 13 & 15: Group preparation of review poster and presentations.. Homework: Study for semester exam Jan 21.

January 14th, 2010

Thursday

G5 & G6 Homework

Good job on your semester notebooks. Study for semester exam.

January 13th, 2010

Wednesday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read 7.3 The Rise of Napoleon Forges an Empire and complete Section 3 Assessment # 1,2 &4. Answer #4 in a 5-sentence minimum CDW paragraph.

January 11th, 2010

Monday

G5 & G6 Homework

Using a Venn diagram, compare and contrast the French document A Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen and the U.S. Declaration of Independence.

G6: Semester Notebook due Jan 11.

January 7th, 2010

Thursday

G5 & G6 In-class Assignment & Homework

In-Class: The Three Estates Activity.

Homework: Read 7.1 Revolution Threatens the French King & 7.2 Revolution Brings Reform and Terror, pp. 193-203, and complete 7.1 & 7.2 Guided Reading Activities.

January 5th, 2010

Tuesday

Due in class

Film extra credit due 1/5. Bring colored pencils to class 1/5.

December 18th, 2009

Friday

G5 & G6

Read 6.4 The American Revolution: The Birth of a Republic, pp. 183-187, and complete the 6.4 Guided Reading Activity & Declaration of Independence document with questions #1-3. Ch. 6 Test Dec. 18.

December 18th, 2009

Friday

G5 & G6 World History

No homework. World History film extra credit opportunity due January 5. Assignment available on Resource page. Best wishes for a blessed Christmas Season!

December 16th, 2009

Wednesday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read 6.3 The Spread of Enlightenment Ideas and complete 6.3 Guided Reading Activity. Due 12/16.

Ch. 6 Test Dec. 18

December 14th, 2009

Monday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read 6.2 The Enlightenment in Europe, pp. 171-176 and complete the six-sectioned concept map including the Enlightenment thinkers T. Hobbes, J. Locke, Voltaire, Montesquieu, Rousseau, & Beccaria. Due 12/14.

December 10th, 2009

Thursday

G5 & G6 12/8 In-class Activity

Scientific Revolution homework discussion. Scientific Revolution Concept Map Poster. Presentations next class meeting. No homework.

December 8th, 2009

Tuesday

G5 & G6 12/4 Homework

Read The Scientific Revolution, pp. 164-170. Complete 6.1 Guided Reading activity & Nicholaus Copernicus article and questions. Absent students may download most of the assignment from World History Homework Resource Page. Due 12/8.

December 4th, 2009

Friday

G5 & G6 In-class Assignment & Homework

Read the English Bill of Rights (1689) and the U.S. Bill of Rights (1791). Make a Venn diagram noting the similarities and differences of the two documents. Watch A&E  Sir Isaac Newton program and complete the Viewer's Guide questions. Chapter 5 Absolute Monarchy test, Dec. 4.

December 2nd, 2009

Wednesday

Homework

Read 5.5 Parliament Limits the English Monarchy, pp. 156-159 and complete 5.5 Guided Reading activity. Absent students may download assignment from World History Homework Resource Page.

November 24th, 2009

Tuesday

MTV Cribs Group Project

In-class Group Project. See details of assignment on World History Homework Resource Center page. Each student prepares 5-8 PowerPoint slides on assigned topic. Slides are combined into one presentation of a minimum of 28 slides, plus title slide. Group presentations on Monday, 11/23. It's recommended that PowerPoint presentations be e-mailed to teacher as a backup to the flash drive copy.

November 19th, 2009

Thursday

G5 & G6 In-class Assignment & Homework

Complete Peace of Westphalia Outline map & Old Empires and New Powers Geography Application Activity. Finish what was not completed in class as homework.

Read 5.4 Russian Czars Increase Power, pp. 151-155, and complete 5.4 Guided Reading and 5.4 Primary Source: Peter the Great's Reforms.

Bring flash drive to class on which to save Absolute Monarchy Palace data.

November 17th, 2009

Tuesday

G5 & G6 In-class Assignment and Homework

Watch Baroque Art & History program and answer Viewer's Guide questions. Read 5.3 Central Eurpean Monarchs Clash, pp. 146-150, and complete 5.3 Guided Reading activity. Due 11/17

November 12th, 2009

Thursday

G5 & G6 In-class assignment & Homework

Read 5.1 & 5.2 Absolute Monarchy in Spain and France and complete the 5.1 & 5.2 Reading Guides. Due 11/13.

November 9th, 2009

Monday

In-class Assignment & Homework

Review Atlantic Slave Trade Homework and complete Olaudah Equaino reading and questions (on back of 4.3 Guided Reading Activity). Read 4.4 The Columbian Exchange and Global Trade, pp. 120-123 and complete Guided Reading Activity. Finish as homework. Students absent from school on 11/6 may find facsimile of 4.4 Guided Reading Activity on Homework Resource Page.

Study for 3.1 & Ch. 4 Exploration Test 11/10.

November 4th, 2009

Wednesday

G5 & G6 In-class Assignment

Documents: De Las Casas Excerpt & Slavery in the Americas chart.

Exploration Test 11/10.

November 3rd, 2009

Tuesday

G5 & G6 Inclass Assignment

11/2 In class Assignment: Study skills & Reading skills lesson. Start DVD "Guns, Germs, and Steel: Conquest" and answer Viewer's Guide questions.

No homework.

November 2nd, 2009

Monday

G5 & G6 In-class Assignment & Homework

In-class Assignment:

1. Discuss "The Golden Age of Exploration" Viewer's Guide questions. Then answer in CDW form "In your opinion, who was the most significant historical figure of the Age of Exploration?" Think about who had the most impact on the most people over the longest period of time.

2. Exploration Geography Activity. Finish what was not completed in class as homework. Absent students may find facsimile of assignment on Homework Resource Page.

Homework: Read 4.3 The Atlantic Slave Trade, pp. 115-119, and complete Guided Reading Activity. Absent students may find facsimile of assignment on Homework Resource Page.

October 29th, 2009

Thursday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read 4.1, Spanish Conquests in the Americas, pp. 100-109, and complete Reading Guide.

October 23rd, 2009

Friday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read Europeans Explore the East, pp. 83-88, and complete Guided Reading, Part A questions and Part B Drawing Conclusions writing. Due 10/27.

Have a great Homecoming weekend!

October 21st, 2009

Wednesday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read pp. 53-56 and complete 1.4 Guided Reading Activity. Chapter 1 Test on 10/23.

October 15th, 2009

Thursday

In-class & Homework

10/9 G5 & G6 Answer the following question in a CDW paragraph."Why is Leonardo da Vinci considered and outstanding example of a "Renaissance Man?" Include data from "I Leonardo" and from at least one of the readings (Wallbank handout or textbook). Typed double-spaced or handwritten double spaced.

October 9th, 2009

Friday

G4 & G6 Homework

No Homework - Think about Leonardo da Vinci the "Renaissance Man."

October 5th, 2009

Monday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read HistoryMakers: Niccolo Machiavelli and answer questions #1-3. Read Primary Source: The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli and answer #2.

October 1st, 2009

Thursday

In-class Assignment & Homework

In-class Assignment: Classical, Medieval, & Renaissance Museum Visit Activity.

Homework: Read Chapter 1 Section 2, pp. 43-47, and complete 1.2 guided reading activity.

September 29th, 2009

Tuesday

R5 & R6 Homework

Read Chapter 1, pp. 34-42, and complete 1.1 Guided Reading Worksheet and The Courtier reading and questions.

September 25th, 2009

Friday

Homework

Study for Rise of Democracy Test on Tuesday, 9/29.

September 23rd, 2009

Wednesday

G5 & G6 Homework

Complete "Why is Democracy Important?" questions 1-3.

September 21st, 2009

Monday

G5 & G6 Homework

Read Prologue, Section 2 Judeo-Christian Tradition, pp. 12-16, and complete Guided Reading chart and paragraph writing.

September 14th, 2009

Monday

Homework

Read Prologue Section 1, pp. 3-9, and complete Guided Reading Worksheet (Terms & Questions).

History Themes & Geography Unit Test 9/16

September 10th, 2009

Thursday

Homework

Complete "It's a Small World" Activity - Chart and question. Due 9/24

Complete Geography Skills Packet - Reading Physical Maps, Scales & Compass Rose, Lines Labels & symbols, Legends (Keys). Due 9/14.

Geography Unit Test POSTPONED until 9/16 due to shortened schedule 9/14.

September 8th, 2009

Tuesday

Homework

Block 5 & 6: Geography Skills Packet #1 Questions (all) - Map Projections, Latitude & Longitude, Continents and Oceans, and Hemispheres. Due 9/10.

September 1st, 2009

Tuesday

Homework

5 Themes of Geography Collage - Using the newspaper, magazines, and/or internet create a collage with 5 images which represent the 5 themes of geography. Adjacent to each image, write a sentence naming the theme and how it represents the theme.

Syllabus signed by student and parent, 3-Ring World History binder & 8-colored pencils. Due 9/8.

Link to submit video project https://docs.google.com/a/cchsdons.com/forms/d/1sifiMQ_S_eR3J1uMUqTSdfK-H9k-mXyIoUlEp5yfWpo/viewform

End of Semester Survey

Recommended U.S. Newspapers

New York Times                           http://www.nytimes.com/

Los Angeles Times                        http://www.latimes.com/

Washington Post                           http://www.washingtonpost.com/

San Diego Union-Tribune               http://www.signonsandiego.com/

The North County Times                http://www.nctimes.com/

Sacramento Bee                           http://www.sacbee.com/

 
Recommended U.S. News Magazines and Journals

Newsweek                                    http://www.newsweek.com/

Time Magazine                              http://www.time.com/time/

U.S. News and World Report           http://www.usnews.com/

The Economist                               http://www.economist.com/

Recommended Online News Services               

British Broadcasting Corp.              http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/ 

Reseach Sources

Library of Congress                      http://www.loc.gov

Life Magazine Photo Collection       http://life.time.com/

Smithsonian   http://www.smithsonianeducation.org

 

Geography Resources

http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/

 

MLA Research Paper 2013-2014 Due dates:

Jan 21:  Introduction of paper and guidelines

Jan 27:  Refined Topic, research question and signed contract due

Feb. 4:  Thesis statement and Introduction Paragraph due

Feb. 12:  Paper Outline due

Mar. 4:  Rough Draft due in class for peer edit (1400-1600 word essay & Works Cited page)

Mar. 11 & 12:  Final draft due to Turnitin.com by 12:00 midnight March 1; Final draft and approved non-CCHS database web articles due in class March 12.

 

Turnitin.com 2013-2014 Class ID & Password

www.Turnitin.com

       Class ID        Password

R1   7381667        Red1

R2   7381680        Red2

G4   7381684        Gold4

G5   7381701        Gold5

G6   7381704        Gold6