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FINAL EXAM JUNE 14 10am

The Final Exam will be on the Middle Ages & The Renaissance. Please bring your laptop charged to the final Exam.

FINAL EXAM JUNE 14 8am

The Final Exam will be on the Middle Ages & The Renaissance. Please bring your laptop charged to the final Exam.
MON, JUNE 11
IN CLASS:
Sistine Chapel Virtual Tour
St Peter's Cathedral Virtual Tour
HOMEWORK:
Study For Final- Return Text Book
FRI, JUNE 8
IN CLASS:
Sistine Chapel Virtual Tour
St Peter's Cathedral Virtual Tour
HOMEWORK:
Study For Final- Return Text Book
THR, JUNE 7
IN CLASS:
Present to Class your Era of Medici Person

HOMEWORK:
Study For Final- Return Text Book
WED, JUNE 6
IN CLASS:
Present to Class your Era of Medici Person

HOMEWORK:
Study For Final- Return Text Book
TUE, JUNE 5
IN CLASS:
Present to Class your Era of Medici Person

HOMEWORK:
Read the Annotated Mona Lisa to learn abut the 4 breakthroughs in art during the Renaissance.
MON, JUNE 4
No Class:
Present to Class your Era of Medici Person

HOMEWORK:

Read the Annotated Mona Lisa to learn abut the 4 breakthroughs in art during the Renaissance.
FRI, JUNE 1
IN CLASS:
2:00- Yearbook Assembly
Read "your" section from Era of Medici.
Your Section is below:
1. Cosimo - Elliot, Jordan
2. Donatello - Emily, Will
3. Brunelleschi - Kayla, Samantha
4. Masaccio - David
5. Alberti - Lauren
6. Lorenzo - Olivia
7. Botticelli- Odie, John
8. Savonorola - Daniel

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:
THR, MAY 31
IN CLASS:
Read "your" section from Era of Medici.
Your Section is below:

1. Cosimo -Sam
2. Donatello - Olivia
3. Brunelleschi - Michaela
4. Masaccio - Caleb
5. Alberti - Sam
6. Lorenzo - Taylor
7. Botticelli- Andrew
8. Savonorola - Molly

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:
WED, MAY 30
IN CLASS:

HOMEWORK:
Read Era of Medici pages 53-54 and "your" section of the reading. Read it three times! 1. Read it straight through. 2. Read it and highlight most important parts. 3. Read it and take notes in "bullet form" of most important information.
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


MEMORIAL DAY

FRI, MAY 25
IN CLASS:
Joan of Arc Film
HOMEWORK:


WED, MAY 23
IN CLASS:
Read about 100 Years War & Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc Film
HOMEWORK:
Highlight true facts about Joan of Arc and 100 Years War found in the film
THR, MAY 24
IN CLASS:
Joan of Arc Film
HOMEWORK:
MON, MAY 21
IN CLASS:
Review Crusades Homework
Map of The Crusades
Crescent & The Cross HISTORY CHANNEL (45 Minutes)

HOMEWORK:
Construct a Cartoon on the Crusades
TUE, MAY 22
IN CLASS:
Read about 100 Years War & Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc Film
HOMEWORK:
Highlight true facts about Joan of Arc and 100 Years War found in the film
THR, MAY 17
IN CLASS:
Review Crusades
Feudalism/Manoralism and Dante's Inferno

Crescent & The Cross HISTORY CHANNEL (45 Minutes)
HOMEWORK:
Answer the rest of Questions 8-13
FRI, MAY 18
IN CLASS:
Review Crusades Homework
Map of The Crusades
Crescent & The Cross HISTORY CHANNEL (45 Minutes)

HOMEWORK:
Construct a Cartoon on the Crusades
TUE, MAY 15
IN CLASS:
Students conduct research on one of the following topics. Students will Post their research on their Class Blog. Please include 5 images with titles and short paragraphs written in your own words.
1. Notre Dame Paris Cathedral
2. Chartres Cathedral
3. St Mark's Venice Cathedral
4. Milan Cathedral
5. Haiga Sophia
7. The Shroud of Turin (and other Holy Christian Relics)
8. Amiens Cathedral
9. Reims Cathdral
10. Laon Cathedral
11. Bourges Cathedral
http://www.360cities.net/

HOMEWORK:
Read about the Crusades
and use the following Reading Guide.

Answer Questions 1-7 and vocab
WED, MAY 16
IN CLASS:
Review Crusades
Feudalism/Manoralism and Dante's Inferno

HOMEWORK:
Answer the rest of Questions 8-13
FRI, MAY 11
Field Trip to Boston- MFA
MON, MAY 14
IN CLASS:
Students conduct research on one of the following topics. Students will Post their research on their Class Blog. Please include 5 images with titles and short paragraphs written in your own words.
1. Notre Dame Paris Cathedral
2. Chartres Cathedral
3. St Mark's Venice Cathedral
4. Milan Cathedral
5. Haiga Sophia
6. Dante's Inferno
7. The Shroud of Turin (and other Holy Christian Relics)
8. Amiens Cathedral
9. Reims Cathdral
10. Laon Cathedral
11. Bourges Cathedral
http://www.360cities.net/

HOMEWORK:
Read about the Crusades
and use the following Reading Guide.

Answer Questions 1-7 and vocab
WED, MAY 9
IN CLASS:
Castle
1. Identify historical setting for castles in Wales.
2. What are 5 true facts about Medieval castles.
Conwy Castle
Castles of Wales
NOVA- Medieval Siege
HOMEWORK:
THR, MAY 10
IN CLASS:
Hand-in MFA Artwork
HOMEWORK:
MON, MAY 7
IN CLASS:
Hand-in MFA Artwork.
Present MFA Artwork
Visit MFA website
HOMEWORK:
None.
TUE, MAY 8
IN CLASS:
Quiz- Art of the Middle Ages
Work on MFA Artwork
HOMEWORK:
Work on MFA Artwork
PRINT PRIOR TO NEXT CLASS
THR, MAY 3
IN CLASS:
Quiz- Art of the Middle Ages
Work on MFA Artwork
HOMEWORK:
Work on MFA Artwork
PRINT PRIOR TO NEXT CLASS
FRI, MAY 4
No Class- Digital Citizenship
TUE, MAY 1
IN CLASS:
Lecture- Gothic Art
Hand-in Catelonian Chapel
HOMEWORK:
Assign MFA Artwork
Study for Quiz on Middle Ages Art and Architecture
WED, MAY 2
IN CLASS:
Lecture- Gothic Art
Hand-in Catelonian Chapel
HOMEWORK:
Assign MFA Artwork
Study for Quiz on Middle Ages Art and Architecture
FRI, APR 27
IN CLASS:
Review Catelonian Chapel
Movie- Cathedral
HOMEWORK:
Edit and improve Catelonian Chapel
PRINT PRIOR TO NEXT CLASS
MON, APR 30
IN CLASS:
Review Catelonian Chapel
Movie- Cathedral
HOMEWORK:
Edit and improve Catelonian Chapel
PRINT PRIOR TO NEXT CLASS
WED, APR 25
IN CLASS:
Lecture- Art and Architecture in Middle Ages

HOMEWORK:
Go to the Museum of Fine Arts Website and create an Annotated Artwork for:
1. Catalonian Chapel

THR, APR 26
IN CLASS:
Lecture- Art in Middle Ages

HOMEWORK:
Go to the Museum of Fine Arts Website and create an Annotated Artwork for:
1. Catalonian Chapel

MON, APR 23
IN CLASS:
Introduction to the Middle Ages
Alterpiece
Read and take notes on- The Middle Ages: The Reign of Religion
HOMEWORK:
Read and take notes on- The Middle Ages: The Reign of Religion
HOMEWORK:
TUE, APR 24
IN CLASS:
Introduction to the Middle Ages
Alterpiece
Read and take notes on- The Middle Ages: The Reign of Religion
HOMEWORK:
Read and take notes on- The Middle Ages: The Reign of Religion

APRIL VACATION


APRIL VACATION



THR, APR 12
YPAC for 7 Years in Tibet
WED,
APR 11
IN CLASS:
World Religions Field Trip
HOMEWORK:
TUE, APR 10
IN CLASS:
Lecture- Buddhism

Right Mindedness & the Dharma of Star Wars.
HOMEWORK:
MON, APR 9
IN CLASS:
Lecture- Buddhism

Right Mindedness & the Dharma of Star Wars.
HOMEWORK:
None
FRI, APR 6
IN CLASS:
Watch the film- 30 Days
HOMEWORK:
After watching the film please go to the Blog and create a Post- 30 Days- Muslims and America. list 10 things (using complete sentences) that you learned about the customs, worship, faith, and prejudice in a Muslim community. Remember- Blog posts are formal writing so please use proper spelling and grammar (you should write it in pages before you post.)
THR, APR 5
IN CLASS:
Watch the Film- 30 Days
HOMEWORK:
After watching the film please go to the Blog and create a Post- 30 Days- Muslims and America. list 10 things (using complete sentences) that you learned about the customs, worship, faith, and prejudice in a Muslim community. Remember- Blog posts are formal writing so please use proper spelling and grammar (you should write it in pages before you post.)
WED, APR 4
IN CLASS:
Review- Sermon on the Mount
1. Go to The Religion of Islam site http://www.islamreligion.com/articles/193/
to read about the Five Pillars.
BBC For Kids
BBC
2) Using Comic Life and create a cartoon in which you describe in your own words the Five Pillars of Islam.
3)Find one example where the practice is similar to the teaching in Judaism or Christianity.
TUE, APR 3
IN CLASS:
Review- Sermon on the Mount
1. Go to The Religion of Islam site http://www.islamreligion.com/articles/193/
to read about the Five Pillars.
BBC For Kids
BBC
2) Using Comic Life and create a cartoon in which you describe in your own words the Five Pillars of Islam.
3)Find one example where the practice is similar to the teaching in Judaism or Christianity.


FRI, MAR 20
IN CLASS:
Lecture- Christianity (Sermon on the Mountain)

Movie- In Search Of Jesus
HOMEWORK:
Sermon on the Mount & Golden Rule
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
MON, APR 2
IN CLASS:
Lecture- Christianity (Sermon on the Mountain)

Movie- In Search Of Jesus
HOMEWORK:
Sermon on the Mount & Golden Rule
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
WED, MAR 28
IN CLASS:
Quiz Judaism
Lecture- Christianity
Movie- In Search Of Jesus

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
THR, MAR 29
IN CLASS:
Quiz Judaism
Lecture- Christianity
Movie- In Search Of Jesus

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
MON, MAR 26
In Class:
Lecture: Judaism

Video- http://www.aish.com/

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
TUE, MAR 27
In Class:
Lecture: Judaism

Video- http://www.aish.com/

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


FRI, MAR 23
NO CLASS- SPECIAL FRESHMAN PROGRAM
THR, MAR 22
IN CLASS:
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 score

__2)__ History of Religion in 90 seconds
HOMEWORK:

3) 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.
WED, MAR 21
IN CLASS:
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 score

__2)__ History of Religion in 90 seconds
HOMEWORK:

3) 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.
TUE, MAR 20
IN CLASS:
Gladiator!
HOMEWORK:
Extra Credit- Decline of Morals and Values Cartoon
MON, MAR 19
IN CLASS:
Gladiator!
HOMEWORK:
Extra Credit- Decline of Morals and Values Cartoon

WINTER LONG WEEKEND

WINTER LONG WEEKEND
THR, MAR 15
IN CLASS:
Read and answer questions on the reading Religious Persecution in Roman Empire. Write answers using complete sentences and proper grammar.

Then Read The Christians Are Coming!

Go to the Class Blog and Write a post that describes
The tolerance and persecution of Christians within the Roman Empire. How were the Christians Treated during the Roman Empire? Why were they sometimes tolerated and sometimes persecuted? Please provide specific evidence and examples.

Please remember the blog writing should be in final draft form. Us the pages program to check spelling and grammar.
WED, MAR 14
IN CLASS:
Present Emperor
Engineering and Empire
HOMEWORK:
none
TUE, MAR 13
IN CLASS:

Is America an Empire to Rival Rome? Read this article about the "American Empire." Decline & Fall of the American Empire. Go onto the class Blog and write a 150 word response to the question:

1. How is America today like the Roman Empire?
2. Identify 3 current challenges facing the "America Empire" that faced the Roman Empire during its decline.

Please remember the blog writing should be in final draft form. Us the pages program to check spelling and grammar.
MON, MAR 12
IN CLASS:
Hand in your Emperor Posters
Read and answer questions on the reading Religious Persecution in Roman Empire. Write answers using complete sentences and proper grammar.

Then Read The Christians Are Coming!

Go to the Class Blog and Write a post that describes
The tolerance and persecution of Christians within the Roman Empire. How were the Christians Treated during the Roman Empire? Why were they sometimes tolerated and sometimes persecuted? Please provide specific evidence and examples.

Please remember the blog writing should be in final draft form. Us the pages program to check spelling and grammar.

HOMEWORK:
Be Prepared to Present your Emperor next class
FRI. MAR 9
IN CLASS:
Present Emperors
Is America an Empire?
Collapse of the Roman Empire.

Read the handout Reasons for the Decline of the Roman Empire.

HOMEWORK:
Take notes and know the main points. Identify current challenges facing the "America Empire." Be prepared to present your research next class.
THR, MAR 8
IN CLASS:
Read about the Reasons for the Decline & Collapse of the Roman Empire.

Take notes and know the main points.

Is America an Empire to Rival Rome? Read this article about the "American Empire." Decline & Fall of the American Empire. Go onto the class Blog and write a 150 word response to the question:

1. How is America today like the Roman Empire?
2. Identify 3 current challenges facing the "America Empire" that faced the Roman Empire during its decline.

Please remember the blog writing should be in final draft form. Us the pages program to check spelling and grammar.

HOMEWORK:
Finish your poster and Prepare to present your Roman Emperor next class.
WED, MAR 7
NO CLASS Freshman Book Discussion
TUE, MAR 6
IN CLASS:
Library Research on Your Roman Emperor
HOMEWORK:
Complete your Poster on your Roman Emperor. You will present next class.
MON, MAR 5
IN CLASS:
Library Research on Your Roman Emperor
HOMEWORK:
Complete your Poster on your Roman Emperor. You will present next class. (Friday)
FRI, MAR 2
IN CLASS:
NO CLASS Spirit Week Assembly
THR, MAR 1
IN CLASS:
NO CLASS- SNOW DAY!
WED, FEB 29
IN CLASS:
Video- Roman City. Please use the VCR player in the front of the room. Students take notes using the note sheet handed out in class. Periodically the teacher will stop the film to discuss important points. When the Video is over the teacher will collect the note sheets.

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.
TUE, FEB 28
IN CLASS:
Rome- Engineering an Empire from Emperor Augustus to Emperor Nero.

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:
Rome- Engineering an Empire from Emperor Augustus to Emperor Nero.

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

FEBRUARY VACATION


FEBRUARY VACATION

FRI, FEB 17
IN CLASS:
Test- Rome
HOMEWORK:
THR, FEB 16
IN CLASS:
Test- Rome
HOMEWORK:
WED, FEB 15
IN CLASS:
Study For Test- Map, Cole's Course of Empire,
Genius for the Practical, The Story of Rome and Legacy of Rome,
CHAPTER IX- Julius Caesar
Emperor Augustus & Pax Romana

HOMEWORK:
Study For Test- Map, Cole's Course of Empire,
Genius for the Practical, The Story of Rome and Legacy of Rome,
CHAPTER IX- Julius Caesar
TUE, FEB 14
IN CLASS:
Review for test.
Study For Test- Map, Cole's Course of Empire,
Genius for the Practical, The Story of Rome and Legacy of Rome,
CHAPTER IX- Julius Caesar
HOMEWORK:
Study For Test- Map, Cole's Course of Empire,
Genius for the Practical, The Story of Rome and Legacy of Rome,
CHAPTER IX- Julius Caesar
MON, FEB 13
IN CLASS:

Movie- Julius Caesar
HOMEWORK:
Study For Test- Map, Cole's Course of Empire,
Genius for the Practical, The Story of Rome and Legacy of Rome,
CHAPTER IX- Julius Caesar

Improve your cartoon. Better content and improved use of the technology. Using Comic Life construct a cartoon strip on Julius Caesar. Create an 8 panel cartoon about Julius Caesar that dives deeply into one episode of Caesar's life. Be sure that there are 5 true facts from this episode of Caesar's life in the cartoon.
FRI, FEB 10
IN CLASS:
Movie- Julius Caesar

HOMEWORK:
Study For Test- Map, Cole's Course of Empire,
Genius for the Practical, The Story of Rome and Legacy of Rome,
CHAPTER IX- Julius Caesar

Using Comic Life construct a cartoon strip on Julius Caesar. Create an 8 panel cartoon about Julius Caesar that dives deeply into one episode of Caesar's life. Be sure that there are 5 true facts from this episode of Caesar's life in the cartoon.
THR, FEB 9
IN CLASS:
Review Text Q 9-15
Rome- Engineering an Empire
Using Comic Life construct a cartoon strip on Julius Caesar. Create an 8 panel cartoon about Julius Caesar that dives deeply into one episode of Caesar's life. Be sure that there are 5 true facts from this episode of Caesar's life in the cartoon.
HOMEWORK:
Complete Cartoon
WED, FEB 8
IN CLASS:
Review Text Q 9-15
Rome- Engineering an Empire
HOMEWORK:
Complete Cartoon
TUE, FEB 7
IN CLASS:
Collect Cole's Course of Empire.
Review Q 1-8 and take notes.
Julius Caesar Reading Q 9-15

HOMEWORK:
Rewrite Homework Q 1-15 in final draft form. PRINT PRIOR TO NEXT CLASS.
MON, FEB 6
IN CLASS:
Review Q 1-8 and take notes
Julius Caesar Reading Q 9-15

HOMEWORK:
Rewrite Homework Q 1-15 in final draft form. PRINT PRIOR TO NEXT CLASS.
FRI, FEB 3
IN CLASS:
Read the packet CHAPTER IX- Julius Caesar. Answer the questions 1-8 on page 100 of the packet. Type both the questions and your answers. The reading is on my desk.

HOMEWORK:
Complete Map of Roman Empire
THR, FEB 2
IN CLASS:
Read the packet CHAPTER IX- Julius Caesar. Answer the questions 1-8 on page 100 of the packet. Type both the questions and your answers.

HOMEWORK:
Complete Map of Roman Empire
WED, FEB 1
IN CLASS:
Work and complete your Map of the Roman Empire. The big maps are in the front of the room on the cart near the American flag. There is a small green plastic suitcase in the room with colored pencils in it.
Here are the items you should locate and draw neatly on the map.

HOMEWORK:
Complete Map of Rome
TUE, JAN 31
IN CLASS:
Work and complete your Map of the Roman Empire. The big maps are in the front of the room on the cart near the American flag. There is a small green plastic suitcase in the room with colored pencils in it.
Here are the items you should locate and draw neatly on the map.

HOMEWORK:
Complete Map of Rome
MON, JAN 30
IN CLASS:
Quiz- Genius for the Practical, The Story of Rome and Legacy of Rome
Lecture- Intro to Rome
HOMEWORK:
Annotate Cole on the Blog
Use this source
http://www.explorethomascole.org/tour/items/69/series/
FRI, JAN 27
IN CLASS:
Quiz- Genius for the Practical, The Story of Rome and Legacy of Rome
Lecture- Intro to Rome
HOMEWORK:
Annotate Cole on the Blog
Use this source
http://www.explorethomascole.org/tour/items/69/series/
THR, JAN 26
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.
WED, JAN 25
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.
TUE, JAN 24
IN CLASS:
Video- Alexander The Great
HOMEWORK:
Comic Life on Alexander The Great
MON, JAN 23
IN CLASS:
Video- Alexander The Great
HOMEWORK:
Comic Life on Alexander The Great
FRI, JAN 20
IN CLASS:
Present Hunger Project
Alexander The Great
HOMEWORK:

What Makes Alexander The Great Great?
Links- Alexander The Great
THR, JAN 19
IN CLASS:
Present Hunger Project
Alexander The Great
HOMEWORK:
Please take notes on what makes Alexander The Great Great.

What Makes Alexander The Great Great?
Links- Alexander The Great


WED, JAN 18
Greek Seminar
WED, JAN 18
Greek Seminar
TUE, JAN 17
IN CLASS:
Review Socrates & Parthenon
Complete Hunger Project. Be sure to "share" it with me.
Review Seminar
HOMEWORK:
Complete Hunger Presentation.

MLK WEEKEND


MLK WEEKEND

FRI, JAN 13
IN CLASS:
Review Socrates
Complete Hunger Presentation. Be sure to "share" it with me.
HOMEWORK:
Complete Hunger Presentation.


WED, JAN 11
IN CLASS:
Review Socratic Seminar
The Parthenon
Introduce the Hunger Project
HOMEWORK:
Read: Socrates: The Gadfly of Ancient Greece. Answer the following questions:

What is a Gadfly?
Who are some important Gadflys in our society today?
Do you think people in positions of power can be Gadflys?
Why does Socrates think someone like him is essential to society? Do you agree or disagree? Why Why not?

THR, JAN 12
IN CLASS:
No Class Snow Day
The Parthenon
Hunger
HOMEWORK:
Read: Socrates: The Gadfly of Ancient Greece. Answer the following questions:

What is a Gadfly?
Who are some important Gadflys in our society today?
Do you think people in positions of power can be Gadflys?
Why does Socrates think someone like him is essential to society? Do you agree or disagree? Why Why not?

MON, JAN 9
IN CLASS:
Quiz- Democracy
Greece- A Brief Moment of Excellence
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, JAN 10
IN CLASS:
Quiz-Democracy
Introduce the Hunger Project
Review Socratic Seminar
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.
THR, JAN 5
IN CLASS:
Lecture- Greek Democracy
Attacks on Democracy in Greece
Attacking Super Pacs NPR
Attack Ads CNN

HOMEWORK:
Study for quiz on Greek Democracy, American Democracy, The Iowa Caucus, and the new role of Super Pacs in American politics.
FRI, JAN 6
IN CLASS:
Lecture- Greek Democracy
Attacks on Democracy in Greece
Attacking Super Pacs NPR
Attack Ads CNN

HOMEWORK:
Study for quiz on Greek Democracy, American Democracy, The Iowa Caucus, and the new role of Super Pacs in American politics.
TUE, JAN 3
IN CLASS:
Election 2012- Iowa Caucus

Choose one article from the list below, read the full article, and write:
  • Write a 1-sentence statement of the thesis or main point of the article
  • Write Five "fascinating facts" that you learned from the article.
  • Post a relevant image that relates to the article and write a sgort caption for the image.




HOMEWORK:
Post on your Blog
Redo or Re-Edit your Travel Brochure. Print in color prior to class.
WED, JAN 4
IN CLASS:
Election 2012- Iowa Caucus

Choose one article from the list below, read the full article, and write:
  • Write a 1-sentence statement of the thesis or main point of the article
  • Write Five "fascinating facts" that you learned from the article.
  • Post a relevant image that relates to the article and write a sgort caption for the image.




HOMEWORK:
Post on your Blog
Redo or Re-Edit your Travel Brochure. Print in color prior to class.

WINTER HOLIDAY BREAK


WINTER HOLIDAY BREAK

TUE, DEC 20
IN CLASS:
Create a travel brochure to Greece. You have a limit of $5,000 per person airfare and transfers included. Make sure you have spending money for food and other activities.
Compile your project on a Tri-fold brochure.
1. Airfare
2. Hotel
3. Transfers
4. Currency Exchange Rate
5. Excursions
Use a template from the Pages Program
HOMEWORK:
None
WED, DEC 21
IN CLASS:
Create a travel brochure to Greece. You have a limit of $5,000 per person airfare and transfers included. Make sure you have spending money for food and other activities.
Compile your project on a Tri-fold brochure.
1. Airfare
2. Hotel
3. Transfers
4. Currency Exchange Rate
5. Excursions
Use a template from the Pages Program
HOMEWORK:
None
FRI, DEC 16
IN CLASS:
Quiz- Great Greeks

HOMEWORK:
MON, DEC 19
IN CLASS:
Quiz- Great Greeks
Watch the DVD Engineering an Empire- Greece.

Take notes on 1. List and describe 5 facts about the engineering achievements/innovations made by the Ancient Greeks. 2.) Describe how the engineering feats give us an insight into the life of the ancient Greeks.
Post this on your Blog with the Title:
Engineering an Empire- Greece
HOMEWORK:
Finish Blog on Engineering in Ancient Greece.
WED, DEC 14
IN CLASS:
Present Great Greeks Boyer, Brown, Seeve.
Practice Quiz- Great Greeks
Locate a citation from your research paper in the library
HOMEWORK:
Study for Great Greek Quiz
THR, DEC 15
IN CLASS:
Practice Quiz on Great Greeks.
Locate a citation from your research paper in the library
HOMEWORK:
Study for Great Greek Quiz
MON, DEC 12
IN CLASS:
Present Great Greeks in class

HOMEWORK:
Study Great Greeks- Quiz Next class.
TUE, DEC 13
IN CLASS:
Present Great Greeks

HOMEWORK:
Study Great Greeks- Quiz Next class.
THR, DEC 8
IN CLASS:
Write the Paper in Class. Using Google Docs- Share your presentation with me. Use your Topic Sentence as the title for each slide. Then, write a short paragraph with one cited quote included on at least 3 of the slides. Create an image on each slide and write a caption for the image. Please use appropriate grammar and spell-check.
HOMEWORK:
Complete the presentation
FRI, DEC 9
IN CLASS:
Write the Paper in Class. Using Google Docs- Share your presentation with me. Use your Topic Sentence as the title for each slide. Then, write a short paragraph with one cited quote included on at least 3 of the slides. Create an image on each slide and write a caption for the image. Please use appropriate grammar and spell-check.
HOMEWORK:
Complete the presentation
TUE, DEC 6
IN CLASS:
HUNGER BANQUET- NO CLASS
HOMEWORK:
Please provide MLA Bibliographical Citation.
WED, DEC 7
IN CLASS:
Library
HOMEWORK:
Complete Outline. Topic Sentence. 2 facts per paragraph.
FRI, DEC 2
IN CLASS:
Library
Print by the end of class- Outline with 5-6 sections and an introduction. For each topic sentence one fact from Britannica and one fact from a book in the library.

Attach MLA bibliography.


HOMEWORK:
60 Minutes /Hard Times Generation: Kids Living in Cars

Go to your Blog and construct a post that answers the following Questions:
1. What is the "Thesis" or Major Point of the story?
2. What are 3 specific challenges these families face?
3.What is the one quote you think summarizes this story.
4. What do you think was the most emotional and moving part of this story? Why?
MON, DEC 5
IN CLASS:
Library
Print by the end of class- Outline with 5-6 sections and an introduction. For each topic sentence one fact from Britannica and one fact from a book in the library.

Attach MLA bibliography.


HOMEWORK:
60 Minutes-Hard Times Generation: Kids Living in Cars

1. What is the "Thesis" or Major Point of the story?
2. What are 3 specific challenges these families face?
3.What is the one quote you think summarizes this story.
4. What do you think was the most emotional and moving part of this story? Why?
WED, NOV 30
IN CLASS:
Hand-In Pre-Search.
Create Outlines in Google Docs.

Library

HOMEWORK:
1-2 Pages of notes from a book in Library. Please provide MLA Bibliographical Citation at the top of the Note-Taker.
THR, DEC 1
IN CLASS:
Hand-In Pre-Search.
Create Outlines in Google Docs..

Library
HOMEWORK:
1-2 Pages of notes from a new book in Library. Please provide MLA Bibliographical Citation at the top of the Note-Taker.
MON, NOV 28
IN CLASS:

HOMEWORK:
Complete Pre-Search using Britannica

TUE, NOV 29
IN CLASS:
Hand-In Pre Search Document
Library

HOMEWORK:
1-2 Pages of notes from a book in Library. Please provide MLA Bibliographical Citation at the top of the Note-Taker.

THANKSGIVING BREAK


THANKSGIVING BREAK

MON, NOV 21
IN CLASS:
Test-Persian War
Library
HOMEWORK:
none
TUE, NOV 22
IN CLASS:
Introduce Great Greek

Library
HOMEWORK:
Complete Pre-Search using Britannica

THR, NOV 17
IN CLASS:
Review Persian War
Library
HOMEWORK:
Study for Test on the Greek- Persian War

FRI, NOV 18
IN CLASS:
Test-Persian War
Library
HOMEWORK:
none
TUE, NOV 15
IN CLASS:
Review- Map of the Persian War
Finish Last Stand of 300 & Persian War
HOMEWORK:
Study for Quiz on the Greek- Persian War
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
Go to this website to see the maps
WED, NOV 16
IN CLASS:
Review Persian War

Library
HOMEWORK:
Study for Test on the Greek- Persian War



MON, NOV 14
IN CLASS:
Review- Map of the Persian War
Finish Last Stand of 300 & Persian War
HOMEWORK:
Study for Quiz on the Greek- Persian War
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
Go to this website to see the maps

VETERANS DAY WEEKEND


VETERANS DAY WEEKEND

THR, NOV 10
IN CLASS:
Quiz- Election 2012
Last Stand of 300
HOMEWORK:


TUE, NOV 8
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz #2
Election Day

Last Stand of 300
HOMEWORK:
Study for Quiz- Election 2012
Complete The Greek Map

WED, NOV 9
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz #2
Quiz- Election 2012

Last Stand of 300
HOMEWORK:
Complete The Greek Map

FRI, NOV 4
IN CLASS:
CE Presentation #2
The Greek-Persian War Time-Line Text-120-122
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?
HOMEWORK:
Complete Persian War Time-Line
MON. NOV 7
IN CLASS:
CE Presentation #2
Election Day
The Greek-Persian War Time-Line Text-120-122
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?
HOMEWORK:
Study for Quiz- Election 2012
Complete Persian War Time-Line
WED, NOV 2
END Q1
IN CLASS:
Workshop/Peer edit Atlantis/Trojan War Papers.
1. Topic Sentences
2. 4 pieces of evidence
3. One Citation from Britannica
4. MLA format
5. Grammar Check
6. Identify a relevant Image
7. Provide a 2-3 sentence caption for the image
8. Cite the Image
Post your final work on your Blog.

HOMEWORK:
Start Greek map- Oceans and Land forms
THR, NOV 3
END Q1
IN CLASS:
Workshop/Peer edit Atlantis/Trojan War Papers.
1. Topic Sentences
2. 4 pieces of evidence
3. One Citation from Britannica
4. MLA format
5. Grammar Check
6. Identify a relevant Image
7. Provide a 2-3 sentence caption for the image
8. Cite the Image
Post your final work on your Blog.

HOMEWORK:
Start Greek map- Oceans and Land forms
MON, OCT 31
IN CLASS:
Watch the Aegean Video and take notes on the note-sheet below.

HOMEWORK:
Add information from the video to your classwork and homework on Atlantis or The Trojan War. Then- go to Britannica and look up Troy or Atlantis. (Click on "Marvel" and then on "Britannica Online School edition K-12) Include one fact from Britannica in your paper. Please include a proper MLA citation. Please type your answers using complete sentences. Please check for grammar and spelling. Please include specific content from the in-class reading, the video and Britannica.

TUE, NOV 1
IN CLASS:

HOMEWORK:
Add information from the video to your classwork and homework on Atlantis and The Trojan War. Then- go to Britannicaand look up Troy and Atlantis.
(Click on "Marvel" and then on "Britannica Online School edition K-12) Include one fact for each section. Please include a proper MLA citation. Please type your answers using complete sentences. Please check for grammar and spelling. Please include specific content.

THR, OCT 27
IN CLASS:
- On page 1 write a 2-3 sentence summary for the Legend of Atlantis then list all of the historical evidence about Atlantis.

- On page 2, write a 2-3 sentence summary for Legend of the Trojan War then list all of the historical evidence about the Trojan War.

Use this source for Atlantis:


HOMEWORK:
Complete these notes
FRI, OCT 28
IN CLASS:
Remember to study the current events presentation in GooleDocs

- On page 1 write a 2-3 sentence summary for the Legend of Atlantis then list all of the historical evidence about Atlantis.

- On page 2, write a 2-3 sentence summary for Legend of the Trojan War then list all of the historical evidence about the Trojan War.

Use this source for Atlantis:


HOMEWORK:
Complete these notes
TUE, OCT 25
IN CLASS:
Quiz- Map of the world.
Current Events Presentation- #1


HOMEWORK:
Study for Quiz on Current Events
WED, OCT 26
IN CLASS:
Quiz- Map of the World
Current Events Presentation- #1

HOMEWORK:
Study for Quiz on Current Events
FRI, OCT 21
IN CLASS:
Watch the DVD Egypt: Rediscovering A Lost World. (Disc 2) Mystery of the Rosetta Stone. Please take notes on the attached worksheet. Please stop the film periodically and help students write- down important information.

HOMEWORK:
Study for Quiz on World Geography

Go to your Blog and compose a post with the title "Rosetta Stone" Answer the following questions:

1. What are 5 key insights about the Rosetta Stone you learned from this video?
2. What was the most interesting thing you learned from the video? Why?
3. Please upload a relevant image of the Rosetta Stone to the blog and write a 2-3 sentence caption about the image describing it.

Please remember that Blog posts are formal writing. Please edit your work and provide accurate and specific information as well as proper spelling and grammar. Please cite your work and provide insightful graphs, images, and/or cartoons. All images must have citations and captions.
MON, OCT 24
IN CLASS:

Students complete Spent Simulation


HOMEWORK:
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:

Go to your Blog and compose a post with the title "Spent." Answer the following questions:

1. What are 5 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.

Please remember that Blog posts are formal writing. Please edit your work and provide accurate and specific information as well as proper spelling and grammar. Please cite your work and provide insightful graphs, images, and/or cartoons. All images must have citations and captions.
WED, OCT 19
IN CLASS:
Practice Quiz- Map of the world.
Video- Egypt-Engineering an Empire
Please take notes for the homework assignment.

HOMEWORK:
Study for Geography Test

THR, OCT 20
IN CLASS:
Check Map of the World
Video- Egypt-Engineering an Empire
Please take notes

HOMEWORK:
Study for Test on Geography

MON, OCT 17
IN CLASS:
Check Map of the World

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:

Go to your Blog and compose a post with the title "Spent." Answer the following questions:

1. What are 5 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.

Please remember that Blog posts are formal writing. Please edit your work and provide accurate and specific information as well as proper spelling and grammar. Please cite your work and provide insightful graphs, images, and/or cartoons. All images must have citations and captions.

HOMEWORK:
Study for Test on Geography

TUE, OCT 18
IN CLASS:
Present your Images to the class.
Map of the World
HOMEWORK:
Complete your Map of the World


THR, OCT 13
IN CLASS:
Present your Images to the class.
Map of the World

HOMEWORK:
Complete your Map of the World
FRI, OCT 14
IN CLASS:
Hand-In your 3 paragraph paper in Egypt. Please be sure to include your bibliography.

Watch the DVD Egypt: Rediscovering A Lost World. (Disc 2) Mystery of the Rosetta Stone. Please take notes on the attached worksheet. Please stop the film periodically and help students write- down important information.

HOMEWORK:
Go into the class BLOG and copy one of your paragraphs from your research paper.
1. Include a Title for your Blog
2. Upload a relevant Image
3. Use proper MLA format within the paragraph
4. Include your MLA formatted bibliography at the bottom of your blog.
TUE, OCT 11
IN CLASS:
Hand-In your 3 paragraph paper in Egypt. Please be sure to include your bibliography.

HOMEWORK:
Go into the class BLOG and copy one of your paragraphs from your research.
1. Include a Title
2. Include a relevant Image
3. Use proper MLA format within the paragraph
4. Include your MLA formatted bibliography at the bottom.
WED, OCT 12
No Class- Geology Field Trip

COLUMBUS DAY


COLUMBUS DAY

THR, OCT 6
IN CLASS:
Complete your 3 paragraphs. Be sure to include direct citations that correspond to your bibliography.
HOMEWORK:
complete your work
FRI, OCT 7
IN CLASS:
Complete your 3 paragraphs. Be sure to include direct citations that correspond to your bibliography.
HOMEWORK:
complete your work
TUE, OCT 4
IN CLASS:
Constructing the bibliography- MLA Format
(3 books from the library, 2 websites, 1 video)
1. Provide the proper MLA citation for the Video you watched.
2. Add the citations for your two websites.
3. Write your 3 Questions and start to answer them.
HOMEWORK:
Bibliography Due
WED, OCT 5
IN CLASS:
Write 3 Research Questions. Begin to construction your paragraph answers.


HOMEWORK:
Bibliography Due
FRI, SEP 30
IN CLASS:
Library
Take 2-3 pages of notes on your research questions.

HOMEWORK:
Watch the video again or find another video and watch it. Find 7 more facts about your topic.
MON, OCT 3
IN CLASS:
Constructing the bibliography- MLA Format
(3 books from the library, 2 websites, 1 video)
1. Provide the proper MLA citation for the Video you watched.
2. Add the citations for your two websites.
3. Write your 3 Questions and start to answer them.

HOMEWORK:
Watch the video again or find another video and watch it. Find 7 more facts about your topic.
WED, SEP 28
IN CLASS:
Quiz- Town to Vote
Library
Find two books and record the correct bibliographical citation

Complete 1 Page of Notes from one of the books in Library. Be sure to record the bibliographical citation at the top. Please write notes using "bullets."

HOMEWORK:
Flipped Classroom- Find an on-line Video to watch on your research topic. Take notes and type a list of 3 important facts you learned about your topic. Be sure to copy your URL so you can find the video again.
THR, SEP 29
IN CLASS:
Quiz- Town to Vote
Library
Find two books and record the correct bibliographical citation.

Complete 1 Page of Notes from one of the books in Library. Be sure to record the bibliographical citation at the top. Please write notes using "bullets."

HOMEWORK:
Flipped Classroom- Find an on-line Video to watch on your research topic. Take notes and type a list of 3 important facts you learned about your topic.
Be sure to copy your URL so you can find the video again.
MON, SEP 26
IN CLASS:
Town to vote on new garage, athletic field -PPH (Sept 19, 201)
Review Egypt Homework

HOMEWORK:
Complete AME Pre-search
TUE, SEP 27
IN CLASS:
Town to vote on new garage, athletic field -PPH (Sept 19, 201)
Review Egypt Homework

HOMEWORK:
Complete AME Pre-search
THR, SEP 22
IN CLASS:
Workshop Gathering Blue Essays
Collect Gathering Blue Essay
"Never Seen The Like" - 60 Minutes (Sept 18, 2011)
Go to the class Blog and create a new Title: "Never Seen The Like" In a well-written short paragraph explain to me: 1. The main ideas in this story. 2. How does this story relate to Kira or Gathering Blue?
HOMEWORK:
Egypt Homework III
Complete entire Egypt Homework. Type the homework and hand it in.
Print Prior to next class.
FRI, SEP 23
IN CLASS:
Workshop Gathering Blue Intro/Conclusions
Collect Gathering Blue Essay
"Never Seen The Like" - 60 Minutes (Sept 18, 2011)
Go to the class Blog and create a new Title: "Never Seen The Like" In a well-written short paragraph explain to me: 1. The main ideas in this story. 2. How does this story relate to Kira or Gathering Blue?
HOMEWORK:
Egypt Homework III
Complete entire Egypt Homework. Type the homework and hand it in.
Print Prior to next class.
TUE, SEP 20
IN CLASS:
Check Egypt Homework II
Review Gathering Blue Character Study
Map of Gathering Blue
HOMEWORK:
Write your 5 paragraph Essay on Gathering Blue

WED, SEP 21
IN CLASS:
Check Egypt Homework II
Review Gathering Blue Character Study
Map of Gathering Blue
HOMEWORK:
Write your 5 paragraph Essay on Gathering Blue

FRI, SEP 16
IN CLASS:
Go to room 409. BOOK TALK- Junior
Hand-In Annotated Character Study
Watch: Guns, Germs & Steel

HOMEWORK:
Egypt Homework II- On a separate piece of paper- Complete Sections A of the Egyptian Homework. Please type this.
Please print prior to class.
MON, SEP 19
IN CLASS:
Hand-In Annotated Character Study
Watch: Guns, Germs & Steel

HOMEWORK:
Egypt Homework II- On a separate piece of paper- Complete Sections A of the Egyptian Homework. Please type this. Please write in complete sentences.
Please print prior to class.
WED, SEP 14
IN CLASS:
Bookmark- Wiki, Blog, YHSCurrent Events
Go to Class BLog and post your first assignment. Title- September 11, 2001. Write answers to the following questions:
1. Why was America Attacked on September 11th?
2. How did September 11th change America?
3. Select one other question from the worksheet and write your reflection.
HOMEWORK:
Redo Egypt Homework

Gathering Blue- Character Study. Using the character you were assigned in Gathering Blue- create an Annotated Illustration about that character. Draw images or features that represent that character and include annotations in complete sentences that describe the significance of each item or feature. Include exact and direct quotes from 3 different pages in the novel. Cite the page numbers. (30 minutes)
THR, SEP 15
IN CLASS:
2:00 ASSEMBLY in YPAC
Bookmark- Wiki, Blog, YHSCurrent Events
Go to Class BLog and post your first assignment. Title- September 11, 2001. Write answers to the following questions:
1. Why was America Attacked on September 11th?
2. How did September 11th change America?
3. Select one other question from the worksheet and write your reflection.
HOMEWORK:
Redo Egypt Homework

Gathering Blue- Character Study. Using the character you were assigned in Gathering Blue- create an Annotated Illustration about that character. Draw images or features that represent that character and include annotations in complete sentences that describe the significance of each item or feature. Include exact and direct quotes from 3 different pages in the novel. Cite the page numbers. (30 minutes)
MON, SEP 12
IN CLASS:
Hand-Out Text Book
Sept 11th Jig-Saw
Roots of 9/11 PPT
Ground Zero Interactive
How did September 11th Change America?

HOMEWORK:
Read and answer questions in text on ancient Egypt.

TUE, SEP 13
IN CLASS:
Hand-Out Text Book
Sept 11th Jig-Saw
Roots of 9/11 PPT
Ground Zero Interactive
How did September 11th Change America?

HOMEWORK:
Read and answer questions in text on ancient Egypt.

THR, SEP 8
IN CLASS:
September 11th
Video- Inside 9/11
HOMEWORK:
(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 ChangedAmerica 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.
FRI, SEP 9
IN CLASS:

September 11th
Video- Inside 9/11
HOMEWORK:
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 ChangedAmerica 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.
TUE, SEP 6
IN CLASS:
1. Here is an overview for the course:

Watch:
Miniature Earth
Did You Know? (3.0)
2. Quiz- Gathering Blue
3. Illustrate and Annotate one page that summarizes
and describes you as an individual. Feel free to be creative-
but try to make this informative.

4. Assess Prior knowledge on September 11, 2001.
Watch: Growing up 9/11
5. Current Events Review for the Summer

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.
9/11 TV Listing
Worksheet:

WED, SEP 7
IN CLASS:
1. Here is an overview for the course:

Watch:
Miniature Earth
Did You Know? (3.0)
2. Quiz- Gathering Blue
3. Illustrate and Annotate one page that summarizes
and describes you as an individual. Feel free to be creative-
but try to make this informative.

4. Assess Prior knowledge on September 11, 2001.
Watch: Growing up 9/11
5. Current Events Review for the Summer

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.
9/11 TV Listing
Worksheet: