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WED JUNE 13

FINAL EXAM 10AM


The final exam will cover the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Review work started on April 23rd.
MON, JUNE 11

No Class- Underclass Awards

FRI, JUNE 8
IN CLASS:
Renaissance Art- Sistine Chapel Virtual Tour
St Peter's Cathedral Virtual Tour
HOMEWORK:
THR, JUNE 7
IN CLASS:
7. Botticelli- Gallagher, Robichaud
8. Savonorola - Myers, Teare

Renaissance Art
HOMEWORK:
TUE, JUNE 5
IN CLASS:
Present your Era of Medici
Renaissance Art
HOMEWORK:
Read the Annotated Mona Lisa to learn abut the 4 breakthroughs in art during the Renaissance.
MON, JUNE 4
Freshman Community Service Day
FRI, JUNE 1
IN CLASS:


HOMEWORK:
Read the Annotated Mona Lisa to learn abut the 4 breakthroughs in art during the Renaissance.
THR, MAY 31
IN CLASS:
Read "your" section from Era of Medici.
Your Section is below: You are creating YOUR OWN Presentation. (You can help each other if you like)

1. Cosimo - Brown, Felker
2. Donatello - Christie, Snow
3. Brunelleschi - Beaulieu
4. Masaccio - Higgins, Ingalls
5. Alberti - Clinton, Simsarian
6. Lorenzo - Inger, Pietrepaoli
7. Botticelli- Gallagher, Robichaud
8. Savonorola - Myers, Teare

Each section should construct a study guide in GoogleDocs. Students should make 5-7 Slides for each person. Limit of 20 words per slide. Put informative titles on each slide. Include relevant images with annotations on each slide. Students should be sure to put their names on the title page of the Google Doc. Students should be sure to share the Googledoc with me. The naming protocol for the Googledoc should be: LastName.Artist.Class (e.g. Obama.Donatello.2B)

Add relevant images. Find images for all major architecture and artworks mentioned in the reading. Annotate each artwork.
Use these resources: http://www.wga.hu/index1.html and
http://www.artchive.com/artchive/renaissance.html
HOMEWORK:
HOMEWORK:
TUE, MAY 29
IN CLASS:
Read Era of Medici pages 53-71. Answer Questions on pages 71 and 72. Be sure to write complete answers.
HOMEWORK:
Read Era of Medici pages 53-71. Answer Questions on pages 71 and 72. Be sure to write complete answers.

MEMORIAL DAY

FRI, MAY 25
IN CLASS:
Joan Of Arc
HOMEWORK:
THR, MAY 24
IN CLASS:
Read about Joan of Arc and identify true facts about her seen in the film. Be sure to highlight only those facts seen in the film.
HOMEWORK:
Complete 100 Years War Map
TUE, MAY 22
IN CLASS:
Read about Joan of Arc and identify true facts about her seen in the film. Be sure to highlight only those facts seen in the film.

HOMEWORK:
Start 100 Years War Map
MON, MAY 21
IN CLASS:
Review 100 Years War
HOMEWORK:
None
FRI, MAY 18
IN CLASS:
Black Death- Webquest
Interactive Map of Black Death
Bring Out Your Dead! Monty Python (1:56 min)
Plague Song Horrible Histories (2:26 min)
HOMEWORK:
AP Text Chapter 12: Crisis in the Late Middle Ages.
Read second 1/2 of Chapter 12 (381-388) on 100 Years War. Define terms and answer questions on the Study Guide. You may find it helpful to consult your text book (pages 329-333) to help you understand this war.
THR, MAY 17
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz Parker
Map of the Crusades
Crescent & The Cross HISTORY CHANNEL (45 Minutes)
HOMEWORK:
AP Text Chapter 12: Crisis in the Late Middle Ages.
Read 1/2 of Chapter 12 (371-381) on Prelude to Disaster and The Black Death. Define terms and answer questions on the Study Guide
TUE, MAY 15
IN CLASS:
Review Crusades
Current Events- Parker

HOMEWORK:
Study for CE Quiz Parker and Read the news stories below about the lasting effects of the Crusades.
Osama Bin Laden- rails against crusaders-
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/monitoring/media_reports/1636782.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/4936284.stm
France Bans Hijab
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-13031397
MON, MAY 14
IN CLASS:
Read about the Crusades
and use the following Reading Guide.

Answer Questions 1-13 and vocab
HOMEWORK:
Complete Crusades HW
FRI, MAY 11
Field Trip to Museum Of Fine Arts Boston
THR, MAY 10
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz Ingalls
Cathedral
HOMEWORK:
TUE, MAY 8
IN CLASS:
CE Present Ingalls
Go to MFA website and .......
HOMEWORK:
MON, MAY 7
IN CLASS:
Cathedral
http://www.360cities.net/
John Paul Takes a Step Towards Sainthood
HOMEWORK:
FRI, MAY 4
IN CLASS:
No Class- Digital Citizenship
HOMEWORK:
THR, MAY 3
IN CLASS:
Work on MFA Artwork
HOMEWORK:
HAND IN MFA Artwork Monday
TUE, MAY 1
IN CLASS:
Quiz- Art of Middle Ages
Hand-in Catalonian Chapel & Virgin and the Dead Christ.
HOMEWORK:
Assign MFA Artwork
MON, APR 30
IN CLASS:
Quiz- Art of Middle Ages
Review Virgin and the Dead Christ
HOMEWORK:
PRINT IN COLOR PRIOR TO CLASS*
1. Complete Catalonian Chapel & 2. Virgin and the Dead Christ.
Saint References
Fish Eaters
FRI, APR 27
IN CLASS:
Review Catalonian Chapel
Lecture- Art in the Middle Ages (Gothic)
HOMEWORK:

1. Complete Catalonian Chapel & 2. Virgin and the Dead Christ.
THR, APR 26
IN CLASS:
Lecture- Art in the Middle Ages


HOMEWORK:
Go to the Museum of Fine Arts Website and create an Annotated Artwork for:
1. Catalonian Chapel
TUE, APR 24
IN CLASS:
Lecture- Feudalism & Manoralism
Read and take notes on- The Middle Ages: The Reign of Religion
HOMEWORK:
MON, APR 23
IN CLASS:
Alterpiece
Lecture- Early Middle Ages

HOMEWORK:
Read Text 298-302 and answer Q1-3 and 5

APRIL VACATION

THR, APR 12
IN CLASS:
The Dalai Lama & Tibet
Tibet: End of Time or 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama
HOMEWORK:
WED, APRIL 11
Religions Field Trip
TUE, APR 10
IN CLASS:
Lecture-Buddhism

Right Mindedness & the Dharma of Star Wars.
HOMEWORK:
MON, APR 9
IN CLASS:
Collect Islam Cartoons
Video- 30 Days
HOMEWORK:
After watching the film please list 10 things (using complete sentences) that you learned about the customs, worship, faith, and prejudice in a Muslim community.
FRI, APR 6
No Class- Rwanda Assembly
THR, APR 5
No Class- The Thin Line
TUE, APR 3
IN CLASS:
Lecture- Islam

HOMEWORK:
none
MON, APR 2
IN CLASS:
1. Go to The Religion of Islam site http://www.islamreligion.com/articles/193/
to read about the Five Pillars.
The three great monotheistic faiths, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity have many common points, yet their differences are important as well. Now that you have read about the "Five Pillars" of Islam...
2) Using Comic Life and create a cartoon in which you find one similarity and one difference between an aspect of the Five Pillars and a practice or teaching in Judaism or Christianity.
HOMEWORK:
FRI, MAR 30
IN CLASS:
Lecture- Sermon on the Mount & Golden Mean
Video- In Search Of Jesus

HOMEWORK:
1. Go to The Religion of Islam site http://www.islamreligion.com/articles/193/
to read about the Five Pillars.
The three great monotheistic faiths, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity have many common points, yet their differences are important as well. Now that you have read about the "Five Pillars" of Islam...
2) Using Comic Life and create a cartoon in which you find one similarity and one difference between an aspect of the Five Pillars and a practice or teaching in Judaism or Christianity.
THR, MAR 29
IN CLASS:
Hand in Christianity poem
Lecture Christianity


HOMEWORK:
Read Golden Rule & Sermon on the Mount. Highlight the most important information that shows central idea of Christianity and use a different color to show how it relates to Judaism. For each highlighted section write a few key phrases or notes.
TUE, MAR 27
IN CLASS:
hand in Christianity poem
Lecture Christianity

HOMEWORK:
Read Golden Rule & Sermon on the Mount.
MON, MAR 26
IN CLASS:
Hand in Abraham Paper
Lecture Judaism
Video- http://www.aish.com/
HOMEWORK:
Read about the origins of Christianity in the textbook, pages 171-174 (including the "Characteristics of Christianity" on p. 174.) Then write a rhyming poem about early Christianity that incorporates accurate info about all of the following terms:
  • messiah
  • Jesus
  • Pontius Pilate
  • disciples
  • Paul
  • Peter
  • martyrs
  • Constantine
  • bishop
  • pope
  • New Testament
  • Trinity
FRI, MAR 23
No Class- Freshman Day
THR, MAR 22
IN CLASS:
Quiz Judaism
Lecture- Judaism

HOMEWORK:
2) Read the story of the Covenant with Abraham on p. 1-2 of the World Religions Reader.After reading the story of Abraham & Isaac, consider the following question:

Was Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son admirable or awful?
In Pages write a 150+ word thoughtful response. Print it out Prior to next class. Please follow MLA Format.
TUE, MAR 20
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz Teare
1) Take the "U.S. Religious Knowledge Quiz, a 15-question survey that will only take a few minutes to complete. When you finish, show me your results.

2) Read "How the World Worships" and complete the assignment doc. Please write using "bullets" and make sure your answers are rich with details. PRINT OUT PRIOR TO NEXT CLASS.

HOMEWORK:
Read about the origins of Judaism in the textbook, pages 83-86. Take notes on the following terms for a short matching quiz:
monotheism
prophets
covenant
Abraham
exodus
Moses
David
Jerusalem
Solomon
exile
Diaspora
Jewish Scriptures
MON, MAR 19
IN CLASS:
CE Present Teare
History of Religion in 90 seconds

HOMEWORK:
Study for Quiz Teare

WINTER LONG WEEKEND


NO CLASS
THR, MAR 15
IN CLASS:
Video: Gladiator and Decline of Morals and Values in Rome
HOMEWORK:
Extra Credit- Loss of Roman Values
TUE, MAR 13
IN CLASS:
Test- Rome
HOMEWORK:
Watch the Khan Academy lecture on the Panthenon. Here is the LINK. Go into Comic life and make a cartoon about the Panthenon. In the cartoon include quality images and at LEAST 5 true facts you learned from the lecture. You may also watch a really cool video on NOVA about the Panthenon. Here is the LINK.
MON, MAR 12
IN CLASS:
Review Decline of Rome
Review Tolerance & Persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire

HOMEWORK:
FRI, MAR 9
IN CLASS:
Finish Emperor Presentations
Review Pax Romana

HOMEWORK:
Decline of Roman Empire
Read p. 175-184 Rome in Disarray & Recovery 177AD-450AD from "Pax Romana" handout and take notes on the following themes:
  • What factors led Rome into political and economic chaos?
  • How and to what extent did it the Roman Empire recover?
  • Examine the tolerance and persecution of Christians within the Roman Empire.

Study for Test
THR, MAR 8
IN CLASS:
NO CLASS FOR ONE ACT

HOMEWORK:
complete reading
TUE, MAR 6
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz Snow
Is America an Empire?
Collapse of the Roman Empire.

Read the handout Reasons for the Decline of the Roman Empire.
HOMEWORK:
Identify current challenges facing the America Empire. Be prepared to present your research next class.
MON, MAR 5
IN CLASS:
CE Presentation Snow
Present your Roman Emperor.
HOMEWORK:
Read p.165-175 from the "Pax Romana" handout (stop at "Rome in Disarray") and take notes on the following themes:
  • The successes and failures of the Julio-Claudian and Flavian emperors
  • How the emperor's role evolved during the period of the "Five Good Emperors"
  • What life was like in the city of Rome and throughout the Roman Empire

Study CE Quiz Snow
FRI, MAR 2
IN CLASS:
Library- Research Roman Emperor
HOMEWORK:
Make a Poster- Roman Emperor. Present next class.
THR, MAR 1
IN CLASS:

SNOW DAY!

TUE, FEB 28
IN CLASS:
Rome- Engineering an Empire from Emperor Augustus to Emperor Nero.
http://www.boisestate.edu/courses/westciv/empire/
Research one of the Emperors of the Pax Romana.
http://www.boisestate.edu/courses/westciv/empire/
Go To YHS Library and use Britannica K-12 Student Edition.

HOMEWORK:
Write 3/4 of pages of notes on an Emperor of the Pax Romana. Write notes in "bullet form." Please keep sources you use.
1. How Did the Emperor come to power?
2. Achievements
3. Bad Stuff
4. Most interesting Event (details)
5. Death and Heir
MON, FEB 27
IN CLASS:
Movie- Caesar Augustus and the Pax Romana

HOMEWORK:
Take notes and know the main points.

FEBRUARY VACATION

FRI, FEB 17
IN CLASS:
Movie- Caesar Augustus and the Pax Romana

HOMEWORK:
THR, FEB 16
IN CLASS:
Movie- Julius Caesar
Read p.165-175 from the "Pax Romana" handout (stop at "Rome in Disarray") and take notes on the following themes:
  • The successes and failures of the Julio-Claudian and Flavian emperors
  • How the emperor's role evolved during the period of the "Five Good Emperors"
  • What life was like in the city of Rome and throughout the Roman Empire
HOMEWORK:
TUE, FEB 14
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz Sumsarian
Finish Chapter 6, 7, 8
Andrew Jackson and Roman Values
http://www.explorethomascole.org/tour/items/69/series/
HOMEWORK:
Using your new understanding of Roman history- annotate Cole's painting Consummation of Empire using facts from Chapter 6,7,8 on Rome. 5 original annotations about Roman history.
MON, FEB 13
IN CLASS:
CE Present Simsarian
Present Chapter 6, 7, 8
HOMEWORK:
Trade Readings Chapter 6, 7, 8
Study CE Quiz Simsarian
FRI, FEB 10
IN CLASS:
Think- Pair share Chapter 6, 7, 8
HOMEWORK:
Trade Readings Chapter 6, 7, 8
THR, FEB 9
IN CLASS:
Chapter 6, 7, 8 PRINT PRIOR TO CLASS
CE Quiz Robichaud
Republican Government Reading & Chart

Think- Pair share Chapter 6, 7, 8
HOMEWORK:
Trade Readings Chapter 6, 7, 8
TUE, FEB 7
IN CLASS:
CE Present Robichaud
Chapter 6, 7, 8
HOMEWORK:
Study CE Present Robichaud
MON, FEB 6
In Class:
Review Map
Lecture- Genius for the Practical.
Chapter 6, 7, 8
Homework:
Read your assigned chapter and take notes in outline form. Write 2-3 questions that would require an answer of a couple of sentences and are central to the theme of the chapter. PRINT PRIOR TO CLASS. LIMIT 2 Pages 12 point Font, 1 Inch Margins.
FRI, FEB 3
In Class:
Work and complete your Map of the Roman Empire. The big maps are on my desk. There is a small green plastic suitcase in the room with colored pencils in it.

Homework:
Complete Map
THR, FEB 2
In Class:
CE Quiz Pietropaoli
Club Meeting 10-10:38
Homework:
Read your assigned chapter and take notes in outline form. Write 2-3 questions that would require an answer of a couple of sentences and are central to the theme of the chapter.
6- Strong Men Vie For Power (B-C)

7- Julius Caesar (F-I)

8- Caesar Augustus (M-T)

TUE, JAN 31
In Class:
NO CLASS HUNGER PROJECT
MON, JAN 30
In Class:
CE Present Pietropaoli
Quiz- Genius For The Practical
Homework:
Study for CE Quiz Pietropaoli
FRI, JAN 27
In Class:
Cole
Homework:
Read the packet Genius for the Practical, The Story of Rome and Legacy of Rome and complete the study guide. Be prepared for an open-note quiz next class.
Complete a cartoon on Alexander the Great using Comic Life.
THR, JAN 26
In Class:
Video- Alexander The Great
Homework:
Complete a cartoon on Alexander the Great using Comic Life.
TUE, JAN 24
In Class:
CE Quiz Myers
Video- Alexander The Great
Homework:
Read Alexander The Great
What Makes Alexander The Great Great?

Links- Alexander The Great
MON, JAN 23
In Class:
CE Present Myers
Review Seminar & Greek Test
Homework:
Read Alexander The Great
Study CE Quiz Myers
FRI
JAN 20
In Class:
CE Quiz Inger
Complete Hunger Projects. Be sure to "share" them with me.
Homework:
Alexander The Great
THR, JAN 19
In Class:
Inger complete CE Presentation
Leave class at 10 for Hector Hebert
Homework:
What Makes Alexander The Great Great?

Links- Alexander The Great
WED, JAN 18
Greek Seminar
TUE, JAN 17
In Class:
CE Presentation Inger
Go to advisor for Hunger project at 10am.
Homework:
Prepare for Seminar

MLK WEEKEND

FRI, JAN 13
In Class:
Groups work on Hunger Project
Review Seminar
Homework:
Study CE Quiz Inger
THR, JAN 12
In Class:
Hunger
Homework:
TUE, JAN 10
In Class:
Geography Portion of the test
Review Socratic Seminar
Hunger
Homework:
MON, JAN 9
In Class:
Test on Ancient Greece
Homework:
FRI, JAN 6
In Class:
Review For Test
Homework:
Review For Test
THR, JAN 5
In Class:
Review Peloponnesian War
Review For Test

Homework:
Review For Test
TUE, JAN 3
In Class:
Election 2012- Iowa Caucus
In Class: The Peoloponnesian War
Homework:
Study Peolponnesian War

WINTER HOLIDAY BREAK

TUE, DEC 20
In Class:
NO Class WINTER CONCERT
Homework:
MON, DEC 19
In Class:
Lecture- The Big Three
Greece- Engineering an Empire
Homework:
None!
FRI, DEC 16
In Class:
Check Citation in Library.
Sparta vs Athens- Horrible Histories
Homework:
Read Plato's Allegory of the Cave and retell the story in your own words by either
a) creating a comic with 6 to 8 panels (using Comic Life)
-----OR
b) making a 2 to 3 minute video

THR, DEC 15
In Class:
The Polis, Acropolis, Agora, and the Chora.
Lecture Greek Art & Architecture

Homework:
Read about Socrates "The Gadfly of Ancient Greece." Know why he was a "gadfly" and was put to death.
Read the selected work by Aristotle Below. Answer the questions below the reading.

TUE, DEC 13
In Class:
Quiz Greek Art
CE Quiz Higgins
Lecture- Democracy in Athens
Homework:
Read the selected work by Plato below. Answer the questions below the reading.

MON, DEC 12
In Class:
Great Greek- Ben and Madeline
CE Present Higgins
Homework:
Study for quiz- Greek Art and Current Events
FRI, DEC 9
In Class:
Great Greeks
Homework:
Read the "Greek Art" packet. Prepare for a QUIZ that focuses on the following:

Architecture - main features of temple construction (platform, column, entablature, pediment), unique characteristics of the Parthenon, three orders of decorative style

Sculpture - characteristics of & specific examples from the Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic periods
THR, DEC 8
In Class:
Quiz- Greek Democracy
Great Greeks
Homework:
Watch the Parthenon Video on NOVA.

How does the building and design of the Parthenon give us an insight into the "glory" of Athens during the Golden Age?

Take notes on:
1. Design details about the Parthenon
2. How the Parthenon reflected the Philosophy of Athens and Greek ideals.
TUE, DEC 6
In Class:
CE Quiz Gallagher
Present Great Greeks
Homework:
MON, DEC 5
In Class:
Lecture- Athens- Democratic Reformers (In GoogleDocs)
Present Great Greeks- CD Due
Homework:
Study CE Quiz Gallagher
Due Thursday- Read the handouts on Democracy in Athens and The Polis. .

Examine how democracy developed and functioned in Athens. What were the different branches of government and what was their function?
How were laws made? How did the legal system work? How were women, foreigners and slaves protected?
FRI, DEC 2
In Class:
CE Present Gallagher
Library
Homework:
CD Due Monday
THR, DEC 1
In Class:
No Class- YHS Club Meetings
Homework:
TUE, NOV 29
In Class:
2nd Draft Outline & Bibliography Due
Library

Homework:
Revise Outline and Bibliography- Final CD Due Monday
MON, NOV 28
In Class:
Library
Homework:
Revise Outline and Bibliography- Final CD Due Monday

THANKSGIVING

TUE, NOV 22
In Class:
Survey 10 Discoveries
CE Quiz Felker
Add 4 new citations to your outline from 2 new sources.
PRINTED Outline and Bibliography due PRIOR to Thanksgiving. Follow MLA Format
Library
Homework:
MON, NOV 21
In Class:
CE Presentation Felker
Library
Homework:
Add 4 new citations to your outline from 2 new sources. Outline and Bibliography due prior to Thanksgiving.
FRI, NOV 18
In Class:
Library
Homework:
In a new Pages document (with MLA format) Transform the Pre-Search words into topic sentences for 5 paragraphs. Identify 1-2 quotes from Britannica for each paragraph. Include MLA citation after each quote.
THR, NOV 17
In Class:
Library
Homework:
Complete the Pre-Search Document. In a new Pages document (with MLA format) Transform the Pre-Search words into topic sentences for 5 paragraphs. Identify 1-2 quotes from Britannica for each paragraph. Include MLA citation after each quote.
TUE, NOV 15
In Class:
Survey 10 Discoveries
Collect Pre-Search on Great Greeks
CE Quiz Clinton
Library

Homework:
Complete Pre-Search on Britannica for the Great Greeks
Print Prior to class.
MON, NOV 14
In Class:
CE Presentation Clinton

Introduce Great Greek Project


Homework:
Study CE Quiz Clinton

VETERANS DAY

THR, NOV 10
In Class:
Last Stand of 300
Quiz- Election 2012
Homework:
TUE, NOV 8
In Class:
Election Day


Homework:
MON, NOV 7
In Class:
CE Quiz Clark
Lecture- Persian War
Last Stand of 300
Homework:
Research "Your Event" from the Persian War. Write down a short paragraph that Identifies important content about your event. Be sure that this is content not included in other resources we have used. Consider using Britannica. [Go to Britannica and look-up key words and terms. Click on "Marvel" and then on "Britannica Online School edition K-12]
Be sure to cite content and use proper MLA format.
END Q1
FRI, NOV 4
In Class:
CE Quiz #3-Christie
CE Present Clark
Homework:
Complete Persian War Time-Line
THR, NOV 3
In Class:
CE Presentation Christie
Complete Persian War for events 4-8.
Homework:
Study for CE Quiz Christie
TUE, NOV 1
In Class:
Finish- Legacy of Greece

Homework:
The Greek-Persian War Time-Line Text-120-122

For events 1-4 : Using Pages- Students will construct a time-line (with dates) that summarizes the Greek-Persian War. The Time-line will include important information. Use the text-book and the hand-out. The time-line should contain the following events: Be sure to refer to these maps

1. Ionian States Revolt
2. Battle of Marathon
3. Xerxes Invades
4. Battle of Thermoplyea Pass
5. Athens is destroyed
6. Battle of Salamis
7. Battle of Platea
8. Delian league is Formed

Essential Question: How did the small city-states of Greece defeat the mighty Persian Empire?
Study for CE Quiz Christie
MON, OCT 31
In Class:
Lecture: The Minoans to the Persian War
Begin- Legacy of Greece
Homework:
Review- Legacy of Greece
FRI, OCT 28
In Class:
CE Quiz #2- Kate B
Atlantis/Trojan War
Trojan Horse/Rabbit

Homework:
Complete Map on Greece
"Actively Read" the Legacy of Greece and take notes on Greek contributions.
THR, OCT 27
In Class:
CE Presentation Kate B
Complete Map on Greece
Homework:
Review "Troy" in Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History write down detailed notes on the worksheet below.
Study for CE Quiz #2- Kate B
TUE, OCT 25
In Class:
CE Quiz #1- Gabby B
Start map of Ancient Greece
Here are some maps to help

Homework:
Complete Map on Greece
MON, OCT 24
In Class:
In class watch the video- Aegean and take notes on the attached worksheet.

Homework:
Using your notes from the video and the reading "Troy" in Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History write down detailed notes on the worksheet below.

FRI, OCT 21
In Class:
Go into this simulation http://playspent.org/ and "accept the challenge" and "find a job." Please spend 30 minutes carefully going through the simulation. Please make decisions that you think you would make if this was real. Please pay attention while you go through this simulation and write down 10 things you learned about the struggles facing a working poor family in America. When you are done with the simulation:

Compose a Pages Document with the title "Spent." Answer the following questions:

1. What are 10 key insights you gained from this experience?
2. What was the most difficult decision you had to make? Why?
3. How did the simulation make you feel? Please explain.

Homework:
Read the chapter on "Troy" in Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History.
Study for CE Presentation Gabby B
THR, OCT 20
In Class:
Quiz- Countries and Capitals of the Middle East
CE Presentation Gabby B
Homework:
Study for CE Presentation Gabby B
TUE, OCT 18
In Class:
Practice Quiz- Countries and Capitals of the Middle East
New ME Study Website

Homework:
Study for Quiz- Countries and Capitals of the Middle East
MON, OCT 17
In Class:
Review Annotated Artifact
Review Test

Homework:
Study for Quiz- Countries and Capitals of the Middle East
FRI, OCT 14
In Class:
I will be away at the ACTEM conference. In class watch the DVD-
Guns, Germs, and Steel and take notes using the worksheet handed out in class.

Homework:
Study for a quiz on the Countries and Capitals of the modern Middle East.
THR, OCT 13
In Class:
Hand-In annotated Artifact
Geography of Modern Middle East
Middle East map review games

Homework:
Study Countries and Capitals of the Middle East.
TUE, OCT 11
IN CLASS:
History Test
HOMEWORK:


COLUMBUS DAY

FRI, OCT 7
In Class:
Annotated Artifact is Due
Homework:
Study for History Test
THR, OCT 6
IN CLASS:
Library
Club Fair 10:10
HOMEWORK:
TUE, OCT 4
IN CLASS:
Review Phoenecian Civilization
http://www.livius.org/ct-cz/cyrus_I/cyrus_cylinder.html

Library
HOMEWORK:
MON, OCT 3
IN CLASS:
Review Persian Empire
Library
HOMEWORK:

FRI, SEP 30
IN CLASS:
The Truth Behind Noah's Flood
Black Sea Deluge Theory
Library
HOMEWORK:

THR, SEP 29
IN CLASS:
Town to vote on new garage, athletic field -PPH (Sept 19, 201)
Review Hittites-Assyrians-Chaldeans
Library
HOMEWORK:
TUE, SEP 27
IN CLASS:
Review Sumerians-Babylonians
Library

HOMEWORK:

MON, SEP 26
IN CLASS:
Assign Research Project

HOMEWORK:
Complete AME Pre-search
FRI, SEP 23
IN CLASS:
Roll-out Current Events Project
HOMEWORK:

THR, SEP 22
IN CLASS:
Roll-Out Current Events Project
Review Egypt Homework
Assign Annotated Artifact
HOMEWORK:
none
TUE, SEP 20
IN CLASS:
Complete BLOG
Introduce Annotated Artifact

10:15 go to YPAC for class speeches

HOMEWORK:
Read and answer questions from the text pages 45-57

MON, SEP 19
IN CLASS:
Spend 20 minutes examining Lascoux Cave Then, spend 30 minutes examining a pre-history websites on the Pre-History Wiki. Explore subjects on Pre-History that interest you.

HOMEWORK:
Post a well-written paragraph on the Cave-Painter's Blog.
FRI, SEP 16
IN CLASS:
Quiz on Hominids & Humans: Why They Triumphed
HOMEWORK:
It involves reading two chapters from a book called The Cave Painters. You can probably guess what it's about.


~For the first part of the reading identify and think about the most interesting aspect of the adventure and discovery.
~For the second part of the reading, write 3 questions you have about the discovery in Lascaux. What are some of the mysteries of the world's first artists?
THR, SEP 15
IN CLASS:
Practice Quiz- Pre-History
Lecture on Pre-History to Neolithic Revolution:

All In The Family

HOMEWORK:
Be prepared for a quiz next class on Pre-History & Neolithic Revolution. It will include questions from the videos below.

Go this [ http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/educators/teachstuds/svideos.html ] PBS site on evolution and watch the short videos, #4 (How Does Evolution Really Work?) and #5 (Did Humans Evolve?). You may need to use GOOGLE CHROME to watch this. If you need to watch it in school you can get headphones from the library. Be sure to take notes on these themes as you watch:
Video 4 - The four processes of natural selection
Video 5 - The difference between "relatives" and "ancestors"
- The evidence provided by DNA
TUE, SEP 13
IN CLASS:
COMPUTER ROLL-OUT in YPAC
HOMEWORK:
MON, SEP 12
IN CLASS:
Hand-Out Texts
Sept 11th Jig-Saw
Roots of 9/11 PPT
How did September 11th Change America?
HOMEWORK:
1) Read pages 20-29 in the textbook.
2) Either by hand or using an electronic tool (Pages) create an illustrated and annotated diagram
that compares the following hominids:
  • australopithecus
  • homo habilis
  • homo erectus
  • the Neanderthals
  • homo sapiens sapiens
Be sure to include a picture and information about the time period, physical characteristics, and
noteworthy skills or capabilities for each species. YOU WILL HAVE A SHORT QUIZ IN CLASS OVER
THIS INFORMATION. You will NOT be able to look at your diagram.
FRI, SEP 9
IN CLASS:
September 11th
Video- Inside 9/11
The Reckoning
HOMEWORK:
1. Read What Were The Causes of 9/11? by Peter Bergen. Be able to summarize each of the author's main points. Identify questions you have about the reading.
2. Go to this HISTORY CHANNEL website September 11th- 10 Years Later and spend some time
exploring the site and learning about September 11th. Be sure to explore: 102 Minutes that Changed
America and two other features (Videos and/or Articles). Write notes on the Worksheet. Be sure to cite
your work (keep track of the story source.) Feel free to check out the 9/11 wiki if you want more sources.
If you do not have access to a computer there are hand-outs available in class.
THR, SEP 8
IN CLASS:
September 11th
Video- Inside 9/11
HOMEWORK:
1. Using the list of programs provided below, watch a TV special on the 10th anniversary of September 11th.
Take notes on this special using the worksheet provided in class.
Sept 11th TV
TUE, SEP 6
N CLASS:
Here is an overview for the course:

Quiz- Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History
Watch: Miniature Earth and Did You Know?
Current Events Review for the Summer:

Assess Prior knowledge on September 11, 2001.
Growing Up 9/11
HOMEWORK:
1. Illustrate and Annotate one page that Summarizes and Describes you as an individual.
Feel free to be creative- but try to make this informative
2. Using the list of programs provided below, watch a TV special on the 10th anniversary of September 11th.
Take notes on this special using the worksheet provided in class.
Sept 11th TV