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WED,
JUN 15
Final Exam 10:00am-11:30. The exam starts promptly at 10:00am so please arrive early.
FRI,
JUN 10
Review for Final Exam.
WED,
JUN 8
In Class:
What's My Name?
Review Vatican City, Sistine Chapel and School of Athens
In Google Classroom Complete the Web Quest- The Genius of Leonardo da Vinci
Sistine Chapel Virtual Tour
St Peter's Square Virtual Tour
Last Supper- Monty Python
Review for Final Exam
MON,
JUN 6
In Class:
Mystery of a Masterpiece- Leonardo da Vinci
Homework:
Start Review for Final Exam
THR,
JUN 2
In Class:
Present High Renaissance Artists and Artworks
TUE,
MAY 31
In Class:
Review 4 Breakthroughs of Renaissance Art
Complete the Annotated Mona Lisa in Google Classroom
The Renaissance (3:06)
Homework:
Be Prepared to present your High Renaissance artist and artworks next class.

MEMORIAL DAY

THR,
MAY 26
In Class:
Quiz- Era of Medici
Read Annotated Mona Lisa and the 4 Breakthroughs in Renaissance Art
Watch documentary- Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
Homework:
None
TUE,
MAY 24
In Class:
Students Present- Lorenzo de Medici, Botticelli, Savonarola
Watch documentary- Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
Check Out this Virtual Panoramic Tour of Florence Cathedral
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Era of Medici
FRI,
MAY 20
In Class:
Students Present- Cosimo de Medici, Donatello, Brunelleschi, and Masaccio
Watch documentary- Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
Homework:
WED,
MAY 18
In Class:
Work in groups to create a short Google Slide presentation on the Era of the Medici.
Use the title Artist.4W. Write using "bullet form," Include relevant images, artworks, titles for slides and 15 words per slide that include vocabulary.
Here is a great resource- Early Renaissance in Italy by Khan Academy
Begin documentary- Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
Homework:
Complete Presentations
MON,
MAY 16
In Class:
Why did the Renaissance Begin in Italy?
What is Humanism?
Walls of Constantinople TED Education (4:17)
Homework:
Due Friday- Complete the assignment Era of Medici in Google Classroom. Identify all images mentioned in the reading and be able to annotate them. Be sure you answer The Questions 1-12 on pages 71 and 72 that pertain to your section. Make sure you write complete answers. How is your person a HUMANIST?
THR,
MAY 12
In Class:
Quiz on Geography
The Mayas -Time Life's Lost Civilization
Homework:
TUE,
MAY 10
In Class:
Group Presentations
Geography of Middle Ages
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Geography- Japan, W. Africa and Incas
FRI,
MAY 6
In Class:
Complete Group Presentation
Focus on Geography
Homework:
WED,
MAY 4
In Class:
Begin Construction of Group Presentation
Final Inquiry Questions, Notes and Bibliography are due
Library
Student Interviews
Homework:
Work on Presentation
MON,
MAY 2
In Class:
Group Work- groups reconvene to review research progress.
Library- Locate two books and take notes
Student Interviews
Homework:
Use On-Line Resources to continue research. Prepare for an interview with me.
THR,
APR 28
In Class:
Group Work- groups reconvene to review research progress.
Library- Locate two books and take notes
Homework:
Use On-Line Resources to continue research. Prepare for an interview with me.
TUE,
APR 26
In Class:
Group Work- Groups will brainstorm on Poster Board and share information about their civilization.
This is a time to sort and categorize information using the PIRATES chart. Consider the Time-line of your civilization and geography of your civilization.
Groups identify "holes" in their research and use GVLR to take notes.
Homework:
Groups divide up the "holes" in their project and research them using GVLR
Students create a folder and gather high quality and relevant images for their presentations. Be sure to keep track of URL's for each image

APRIL VACATION

THR,
APR 14
Thank You Posters for World Religions Field Trip
In Class:
The Inca- Time-Life Video
Homework:
none
TUE,
APR 12
In Class:
Introduce Bloom's Taxonomy & PIRATES Chart and draft 2-3 research questions using Bloom's Taxonomy
Research your object and civilization using On-Line encyclopedia and resources
GVLR
Homework
Take notes on the note-taking guide and Revise PIRATE and Bloom questions.
FRI,
APR 8
In Class:
Read Text Book Section on Your Civilization and take notes. Focus on Overview of your civilization.
Homework
Research your object and civilization using On-Line Britannica Encyclopedia. Add Notes in your note-taking guide in google docs
WED,
APR 6
In Class:
Insurance, The Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, Preventative Care, and "falling through the cracks."
Start AAA Middle AGES project
Close Looking Activity- Introduce AAA Project on China, Japan, Inca, Maya, West Africa, Mongols
Homework:
Research on-line and take a few notes. Cite relevant sources using MLA format on the note-taking guide
MON,
APR 4
In Class:
Watch God's Architect 60 MINUTES (12:39)
Please select a research Project Preference-
AAA Middles Ages Research Topic (Pearl)
Black Death Web Quest
Homework:
Complete the Black Death Web Quest
THR,
MAR 31
In Class:
Watch this video on the Magna Carta (6:30) that was signed in 1215. Why was this such a significant turning point in English history?
Homework:
Read and answer questions on the Magna Carta pages 91-96
TUE,
MAR 29
In Class:
Read and answer questions on the Crusades pages 97-102
Overview of Crusades- Map of Crusades and Interactive Map of Crusades & Interactive Map of Reconquest of Spain
Video: Crescent & The Cross
Homework:
none
FRI,
MAR 25
In Class:
30 Days- Muslims in America
Watch this film Jerusalem- In IMAX
Take a virtual tour of the Dome of the Rock and al-Aqsa Mosque
Homework:
Annotated Jerusalem or Muslims in America using creative resources.
Here is a list of resources
WED,
MAR 23
In Class;
Actively read A New Faith 273- 276 and complete the answers at the end of the chapter and the study guide on the last page. Remember that section headings and vocabulary terms are key to helping you understand new information
Homework:
Create a digital creation on the 5 Pillars of Islam.Here is a list of resources
MON,
MAR 21
No Class- Snow Day
THR,
MAR 17
NO CLASS-MFA or POWER of ONE
TUE,
MAR 15
Assess Prior Knowledge on Islam
Introduce Islam: History of Religion in 90 seconds
Lecture- Introduction to Islam (In Google Classroom)
Homework:
Go into Google Classroom and Complete Anatomy of a Mosque and the Islam Web Quest.
FRI,
MAR 11
In Class:
Assign and Annotate an Artwork from the MFA
Homework:
Hand in next class.
WED,
MAR 9
In Class:
Lecture- Introduction to Gothic Art
Watch NOVA- Building The Great Cathedrals and complete the worksheet in class. Please hand in at end of class.
Homework:
Go into Google Classroom and Watch the Birth of the Gothic- Abbot Sugar Khan Academy (5:18) and complete the worksheet
Play with this Interactive- The Physics of Stone Arches- NOVA
MON,
MAR 7
In Class:
Lecture Feudalism and Manorialism. Complete the Manorialism Simulation.
Homework:
• Please remember your MFA field trip permission slip if you haven't already handed it in.
• Complete Medieval manor simulation (run through what happens first year). If you don’t have dice at home, use this random dice roller (change to just 1 dice): __https://www.random.org/dice/__
• EITHER: include analysis on document in Google Classroom OR draw your manor. Be thorough whichever option you choose!
THR,
MAR 3
In Class:
Quiz on Christianity
Revise, Complete, Hand-in Catalonian Chapel
Homework:
Read Art in The Middle Ages- Reign of Religion Pages 27-29 on Gothic Art and answer the questions on the worksheet.
TUE,
MAR 1
In Class:
The Last Supper (7:39)
Create Quizlet on Christianity
Lecture- Byzantine & Romanesque Art and Architecture
Start an annotated artwork of the Catalonian Chapel MFA. PRINT OUT PRIOR TO NEXT CLASS
Read Art in The Middle Ages- Reign of Religion Pages 24-27 on Byzantine & Romanesque Art. Incorporate information from this reading into your Annotation of the Catalonian Chapel. Answer the questions on the worksheet.
Homework:
Study for quiz on Christianity
FRI,
FEB 26
In Class:
Alterpiece
30 Days- Atheists and Christians
WED,
FEB 24
In Class:
How to Become the Pope (5:08)
Christianity Annotation
Pope Francis I and Patriarch Bartholomew LA Times Feb 5, 2016
Homework:
Actively Read The Growth of Christianity and answer the questions. Please work with care.
MON,
FEB 22
In Class:
Lecture- Christianity
History of Religion in 90 Seconds
Christians vs Catholics
Mount Athos Part I (14:25)
Homework:
Go into Google Classroom and read about the origins of Christianity in the textbook, pages 171-174. Write a rhyming poem about early Christianity that incorporates accurate info about all of the following terms. Turn it in when you are done.

FEBRUARY VACATION

THR,
FEB 11
In Class:
Go into Google Classroom and Plan My Roman Vacation. You may work in Paris. If you work as a pair be sure to write your names at the top.
Homework:
TUE,
FEB 9
In Class:
Quiz- Geography of the Roman Empire
Watch the DVD 500 Years of Saint Peter's and fill-out the questions on the study guide handed out in class.
Homework:
none
FRI,
FEB 5
In Class:
No Class- Snow Day!
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Geography of the Roman Empire
WED,
FEB 3
In Class:
Complete the Worksheet- Daily Life in Ancient Rome - make a copy of this document - share it with Mr. Pearl when you are done.
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Geography of Roman Empire
MON,
FEB 1
In Class:
Review Geography of the Roman Empire
Engineering an Empire- Augustus, Claudius, Nero, Vespasian, Trajan, Hadrian & Caracalla.
Homework:
Study for a quiz over the geography of the Roman Empire. This is a cornerstone assessment. (You may need to turn off adblocker for map games.)
THR,
JAN 28
In Class;
CE Quiz on Brown, Harlow, Bourassa
Start working on a Map of the Roman Empire
Homework:
Complete a Map of Roman Empire
TUE,
JAN 26
In Class:
Quiz on Rome
CE Present Brown & Harlow
Homework:
Study for quiz on Brown, Harlow, Bourassa
FRI,
JAN 22
In Class:
Engineering an Empire Sewers, Roads & Julius Caesar
Study for Quiz on Rome- Review Founding, Republic, Punic wars, Julius Caesar and the rise of Octavian
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Rome- Quizlet
WED,
JAN 20
In Class:
Review Julius Caesar 1-15
Homework:
Create a Quizlet on Julius Caesar Reading

MLK WEEKEND

FRI,
JAN 15
In Class:
CE Present Bourassa
Review Julius Caesar Study Guide and Questions 1-8
Homework:
Read Chapter IX- Julius Caesar and complete the Study Guide and questions 8-15 on page 100. The Study Guide is also in Google Drive.
WED,
JAN 13
In Class:
Lecture- Genius For The Practical
Review Republican Government
Homework:
Read Chapter IX- Julius Caesar and start the Study Guide and questions 1-8 on page 100. The Study Guide is also in Google Drive.
MON,
JAN 11
In Class:
CE Present Antoine
Engineering an Empire- The Punic War
Homework:
The Roman Republican Government
THR,
JAN 7
In Class:
Cole
Homework:
Read Genius for the Practical and Legends Describe the Founding of Rome
TUE,
JAN 5
In Class:
Power of One Activity
Siddhartha School & Padama Video
Safe Passage
Kiva
Homework:
Power of One Homework in Google Classroom

WINTER HOLIDAY BREAK

TUE,
DEC 22
7 Years in Tibet
FRI,
DEC 18
7 Years in Tibet
WED,
DEC 16
In Class:
CE Quiz Patel, Hook & Bergeron
Read a selection from The Dharma of Star Wars and identify 3 Quotes that illustrate the Buddhist practice of Right Mindfulness and their belief of Impermanence.
Destruction of Death Star (6:23)
Luke Surprises Yoda(3:34)
Prayer Flags Activity- Buddhist Quotes and Symbols
Resource 1
Resource 2
Resource 3
Resource 4
Resource 5
Homework:
Tibet
MON,
DEC 14
In Class:
CE Present Hook
Lecture on Buddhism
Mindfulness 60 Minutes 2014 (13 Minutes)
Homework:
Study for CE Patel, Hook & Bergeron
THR,
DEC 10
In Class:
Quiz on South Asia Map and Hinduism
CE Present Bergeron
Lecture Buddhism
Homework:
Read handout and answer questions on Buddhism
TUE,
DEC 8
In Class:
CE Present Bergeron
Review Map on South Asia
Create Quizzlet on Hinduism
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Hinduism and South Asia Map
This game may help you in your review.
FRI,
DEC 4
In Class:
Map work on South Asia as it relates to Hinduism and Buddhism. There are colored pencils on my desk.
Homework:
Complete map on South Asia as it relates to Hinduism and Buddhism
WED,
DEC 2
In Class:
History of Religion in 90 seconds
Lecture- Hinduism
Funeral Rites in Varanasi (3:20)
Homework:
Go into Google Classroom and complete the assignment- History of Hindu India (Hinduism Today Magazine / Cal State Northridge) (23:11)
MON,
NOV 30
In Class:
Pre-Test on Buddhism
K-T-W Hinduism and Buddhism
Web Quest on Hinduism (resource link here)
Homework:
Complete Web Quest on Hinduism

THANKSGIVING VACATION

MON,
NOV 23
Socratic Seminar
THR,
NOV 19
In Class:
Review President Bush's Speech on Sept 11, 2002 on what America stands for.
President Obama's Speech on Paris Terror Attacks
Robert Kennedy: Delivering News of King's Death NPR (2:48)
Congress Passes Defense Bill Banning Guantanamo Bay Nov 11, 2015
Lecture on Greek Sculpture
Complete Greek Sculpture Assignment in Google Classroom
Homework:
Review our study of Ancient Greece. Prepare for Seminar on the Greek and American values of Balance, Harmony, Inquiry and Empathy. Print off notes on your computer you might need in the seminar.
TUE,
NOV 17
In Class:
Review Greek Architecture, The Parthenon & The Golden Ratio
Lincoln Memorial Interactive
1. Design and construction details about the Parthenon
2. What is the Golden Ratio?
3. Identify how the Golden Ratio was used in the construction of the Parthenon.
Doodling in Math- Golden Ratio (6:00)
Watch this short video (2:39) The Parthenon- An Optical Illusion
Please include an image and a caption to explain the use of the Golden Ratio in the Parthenon.
4. Include an image and two facts about Phidias' sculpture of Athena Parthenos.
Homework:
Identify key elements of the Capitol Building, Supreme Court, White House, Jefferson Memorial, Maine State Capitol building, New York Stock Exchange
FRI,
NOV 13
In Class:
Quiz- American Democracy
The Golden Age of Athens (7:43) List of Great Greeks
Review Socrates and importance of a Free Press and Free Speech. Video showing Free Speech
Lecture- Architecture- 3 types of Columns
Golden Ration
Homework:
Students complete Secrets of the Parthenon Video in Google Classroom.

VETERANS DAY

TUE,
NOV 10
In Class:
CE Present Patel
Lecture- American Democratic System
Students will work in groups on Democracy of Ancient Athens Assignment.
Homework:
Study for Quiz on American Democracy and checks and balances
FRI,
NOV 6
In Class:
The Persian War-The Last Stand of the 300 (1:49:02)
Homework:
Go into Google Classroom and Complete the Greek Democracy Homework
WED,
NOV 4
In Class:
Quiz- Greek Geography
Students go into Google Classroom complete Sparta/Athens Assignment and fill in the Venn diagram.
Watch these two videos about Sparta. How is their society different from the society of Athens? Why did they emphasize becoming a warrior above all else? Spartan Boot Camp
(3:19) Spartan Democracy (2:14)
Homework:
Complete Sparta and Athens Assignment.
MON,
NOV 2
In Class;
CE Quiz- Labrie & Middleton
Complete the Development of Democracy assignment and hand it in.
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Greek Geography
THR,
OCT 29
In Class:
CE Present Middleton
Review Test Corrections Policy (test corrections due Monday)
Review Geography of Greece and the Polis
Review Greek Test and review Test Corrections process.
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Labrie & Middleton
TUE
OCT 27
In Class:
Go into Google Classroom and complete the Greek Map Assignment. Use colored pencils in class to color in your map.
Homework:
Complete your map. If you are unable to locate a few items that is fine- we will review the map next class.
FRI,
OCT 23
In Class:
Quiz on Judaism
CE Present LaBrie
Homework:
none
WED,
OCT 21
In Class;
Review Study Skills for Quiz on Judaism
City of Jerusalem for IMAX
Jerusalem- City of David 60 Minutes (13:40)
Hasidic dress - great explanations. Start at beginning and stop at 14:17.
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Judaism
MON.
OCT 19
In Class:
CE Quiz on Scarlett and Aeryn's Presentations
Judaism Lecture #3
Homework:
In Google Classroom- complete and turn-in Jewish Holidays by next class
THR,
OCT 15
In Class:
CE Present McDonald
Judaism Lecture #2
Homework:
Study for Current Events Quiz on Scarlett and Aeryn's presentations. See their presentations in google classroom.
TUE,
OCT 13
In Class:
Review "Active Reading" of 15-Learning About Judaism
"Actively Read" Text 83-86
Finish DVD- Kingdom of David
Homework:
1. Complete your "Active Reading" of Learning About Judaism and your "Actively Reading of " Text 83-86
2. Complete typing notes on 15-Learning About Judaism in Google Classroom and turn it in.

COLUMBUS DAY WEEKEND

WED,
OCT 7
In Class:
CE Presentation Scarlett
DVD- Kingdom of David
Homework:
none
MON,
OCT 5
In Class:
History of Religion in 90 Seconds
Lecture: Judaism
Video- Prince of EGYPT (2:52)
Video- If Moses Had Google
In Google Classroom- "Actively Read" and take notes on 15-Learning About Judaism using the text book 83-86
Homework:
"Actively Read" and take notes on 1/2 of 15-Learning About Judaism
Watch the videos below and take notes.
Shofar at Sunrise (30 seconds)
Inside a Jewish Temple (8:17)
Western Wall- 3D Tour
THR,
OCT 1
In Class:
Socratic Seminar on Boy Who Harnessed The Wind
Homework:
none
TUE,
SEP 29
In Class:
Notebook Check!
Share information about solutions to Malawi's problems with poverty, hunger, and drought
In-class Writing prompt
Micro-Credit & Kiva (Global Action Coalition)
Bill Gates (13:42)
What the World Eats
How the World Lives
Review Socratic Seminar and Rubric
Homework:
Prepare for Socratic Seminar on Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. Bring your book and all of your notes. Also, Read this article:
Take a Gander at this AMAZING 9/11 Story
FRI,
SEP 25
In Class:
Share quotes from Boy Who Harnessed the Wind in small groups
Ladysmith Black Mombazo - Rain, Rain, Beautiful Rain
What are sustainable solutions to hunger in Malawi?
Open this Google Doc to learn more about your assigned solution to Malawi's problem with hunger and drought.
Why Does Hunger Still Exist In Africa? Bill Gates
What Went Wrong? Lessons From Malawi's Food Crisis Africa Renewal
Homework:
Organize your notebook in preparation for a notebook check.

Bring you Boy Who Harnessed The Wind Book to all of your English and Social Studies Classes.

What are sustainable solutions to hunger in Malawi?
Finish assignment on learning more about your assigned solution to Malawi's problem with hunger and drought.
WED,
SEP 23
In Class:
Presentation on causes of hunger in Malawi
Hunger in Malawi - make a copy of this document, rename it using the naming protocol on the top of the page, and share it with me.
Homework:
Finish any remaining portions of the Hunger in Malawi Google Doc you haven't finished (including Washington Post article/facts and three quotes from Boy Who Harnessed the Wind… you’ll need your book for this part of the assignment.)
Please bring earbuds/headphones to our next class if you have them.
MON,
SEP 21
In Class:
Quiz on 9/11
Current events exemplar presentation - Migrant Crisis in Europe
Your Current Events Date
7 Billion (Think / Pair / Share)
Homework:
none
THR,
SEP 17
In Class:
Computer Orientation
Share red pen insights into 9/11
Finish Causes of 9/11 from humiliation
Lecture on How 9/11 Changed America
Homework:
Study for Quiz on 9/11
TUE,
SEP 15
In Class:
Share 9/11 interviews and review the 9/11 reading. It may be helpful to read aloud.
Watch some of this Video- Inside 9/11 ZERO HOUR
Lecture on Causes of 9/11

Homework:
Study one or more of the handouts below and add 10 new facts as notes in red pen to your note-taking guide. What new and important facts did you learn about 9/11 from this resource?
10 Years after 9/11 AP, 201
Interactive Time-line 9/11 Memorial
9/11 Memorial and NYTimes Interactive- Ground Zero
FRI,
SEP 11
In Class:
Introduce a classmate- 2 truths and 1 lie
Introduce September 11th- What do we know?, What do we think we know?, What do we want to know?


Homework:
Conduct an interview with someone who vividly remembers the events on 9/11. Look for this document in your Google Classroom folder and follow guidelines for your interview.
Please print your interview before coming to class (the best printer to use is the 100 wing color printer).
WED,
SEP 9
In Class:
Course Overview

Tolerance Activity
What is History For? (4:13)
Burial Boys of Ebola NYTimes (4:53)
Watch: Miniature Earth (3:15) and Did You Know? (4:56) 7 Billion (2:57)
Think-Pair- Share
What was the Thesis?
What were the most important facts?
What were the most interesting facts?
How does this information pertain to me?

Homework:
Illustrate and Annotate one page that Summarizes and Describes you as an individual. Feel free to be creative- but try to make this informative (20 Minutes)
Religion Meets Rebellion: How ISIS Lured 3 London Girls NYTimes August, 2015
Off the Coast of Iran, a High-Stakes Version of Spy Versus Spy NYTimes August, 2015