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WED, JUNE 11

FINAL EXAM 8AM

The final exam will cover the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Review work started on April 23rd,
MON, JUNE 11
IN CLASS:
Renaissance Art
Sistine Chapel Virtual Tour
St Peter's Cathedral Virtual Tour

HOMEWORK:
THR, JUNE 7
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz Vigue
Present-
6. Lorenzo- Beatty, Parker, Rouda
7. Botticelli- Steinboch, Teare, Torres
8. Savonorola- Trus
dale, Vigue, McLean
Renaissance Art

HOMEWORK:
TUE, JUNE 5
IN CLASS:
CE Present Vigue
Present Era of Medici

HOMEWORK:
Read the Annotated Mona Lisa to learn abut the 4 breakthroughs in art during the Renaissance.
FRI, JUNE 1
IN CLASS:


CE Quiz Trusdale
Read "your" section from Era of Medici.
Your Section is below:

1. Cosimo - Allen, Damboise
2. Donatello - Brant, Bray, Clarke
3. Brunelleschi- Coolidge, Amoroso, Ferguson
4. Masaccio - Gorman, King, Kressbach
5. Alberti - Lockwood, Lyon, Madrid
6. Lorenzo- Beatty, Parker, Rouda
7. Botticelli- Steinboch, Teare, Torres
8. Savonorola- Trus
dale, Vigue, McLean

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:
CE Present Trusdale

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:
WED, MAY 23
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz Torres
100 Years War Map
Joan of Arc
HOMEWORK:

MON, MAY 21
IN CLASS:
CE Present Torres
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.

HOMEWORK:
THR, MAY 17
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz Parker
Review Crusades
Map 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

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:
CE Present Parker
Bayeux Tapestry (Video)
Bayeux Tapestry (Museum)
HOMEWORK:
Study CE Quiz Parker
Read about the Crusades
and use the following Reading Guide.

Answer Questions 1-13 and vocab
FRI, MAY 11
Field Trip to Museum of Fine Arts in Boston
WED, MAY 9
IN CLASS:
Cathedral
http://www.360cities.net/
HOMEWORK:
MON, MAY 7
IN CLASS:
Work on MFA artwork
HOMEWORK:
Print in Color PRIOR to next class
THR, MAY 3
IN CLASS:
Quiz- The Middle Ages: The Reign of Religion
CE Quiz Teare
John Paul Takes a Step Towards Sainthood
HOMEWORK:
Assign Annotate MFA Artwork
TUE, MAY 1
IN CLASS:
Hand-in Catalonian Chapel & Virgin and the Dead Christ.
CE Present Teare
HOMEWORK:
Study CE Quiz Teare
Study Quiz- Middle Ages Art and Architecture
FRI, APR 27
IN CLASS:
Review Catalonian Chapel
Lecture Art & Architecture in Middle Ages (Gothic)
HOMEWORK:
PRINT IN COLOR PRIOR TO CLASS*
1. Complete Catalonian Chapel & 2. Virgin and the Dead Christ.
Saint References
Fish Eaters
WED, APR 25
IN CLASS:
Lecture: Feudalism & Manoralism
Review Art & Architecture 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:
Alterpiece
Lecture- Early Middle Ages, Feudalism & Manoralism

HOMEWORK:
Read and take notes on- The Middle Ages: The Reign of Religion

APRIL VACATION

WED, APR 11
World Religions Field Trip
MON, APR 9
IN CLASS:
Buddhism

Right Mindedness & the Dharma of Star Wars.
HOMEWORK:
THR, APR 5
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz Steinbock
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.
TUE. APR 3
IN CLASS:
CE Present Steinbock
Lecture-Islam

HOMEWORK:
none
FRI, MAR 30
IN CLASS:
Lecture- Christianity from 7 Sacraments, 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.
WED, MAR 28
IN CLASS:
Collect Abraham Essay
CE Quiz- Rouda
Lecture- Christianity
In Search Of Jesus

HOMEWORK:
Read The Golden Rule and 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.
MON, MAR 26
IN CLASS:
CE Present Rouda
Lecture- Judaism/Christianity
Video- http://www.aish.com/
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.
THR, MAR 22
IN CLASS:
Quiz Judaism
Lecture- Judaism


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
TUE, MAR 20
IN CLASS:
CE Present Parker
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

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.

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

WINTER LONG WEEKEND

THR, MAR 15
IN CLASS:
Video: Gladiator and Decline of Morals and Values in Rome
Extra Credit- Decline of Morals and Values
HOMEWORK:
TUE, MAR 13
IN CLASS:
Test on Rome
HOMEWORK:
FRI, MAR 9
IN CLASS:
Decline of Rome
Christianity & Religious Tolerance and Persecution in the Roman Empire
HOMEWORK:
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 Christains within the Roman Empire.
WED, MAR 7
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz Madrid
Present Your Roman Emperor
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:
Is America an Empire?
Collapse of the Roman Empire.

Read the handout Reasons for the Decline of the Roman Empire.
Take notes and know the main points. Identify current challenges facing the America Empire. Be prepared to present your research next class.
MON, MAR 5
IN CLASS:
CE Presentation Madrid
Library- Research Roman Emperor
http://www.boisestate.edu/courses/westciv/empire/
use Britannica K-12 Student Edition.

HOMEWORK:
Study CE Quiz Madrid
Make a Poster- Roman Emperor. Present next class.
THR, MAR 1
IN CLASS:
NO CLASS SNOW DAY!
TUE, FEB 28
IN CLASS:
Movie- Caesar Augustus and the Pax Romana
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 poster?
2. Achievements
3. Bad Stuff
4. Most interesting Event (details)
5. Death and Heir

FEBRUARY VACATION

FRI, FEB 17
IN CLASS:
Movie- Julius Caesar

HOMEWORK:
WED, FEB 15
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz Lyon
CH 7 & 8
Movie- Engineering an Empire
Andrew Jackson & 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 Lyon
Chapter 6, 7, 8
HOMEWORK:
Exchange Chapters 6, 7, 8. Read and take notes.
THR, FEB 9
IN CLASS:
Hand in Typed notes on Chapter 6, 7, 8.
Think- Pair share Chapter 6, 7, 8
Republican Government Reading & Chart

HOMEWORK:
Exchange Chapters 6, 7, 8. Read and take notes.
TUE, FEB 7
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz Kressbach
CE Present Lockwood
HOMEWORK:
Please read your assigned chapter and type 1-2 pages of notes in outline form.
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:
CE Quiz Kressbach
Complete the map and the reading you started last class.
WED, FEB 1
IN CLASS:
In the front of the room on the cart beneath the American flag you will find photocopied chapters from a book on Roman History. Please read your assigned chapter and type 1-2 pages of notes in outline form. At the end of your notes compose 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 (Last name begins with A-C)

7- Julius Caesar ( Last name begins with D-L)

8- Caesar Augustus (Last name begins with M-V)

HOMEWORK:
Study for CE Quiz Kressbach
MON, JAN 30
IN CLASS:
CE Present Kressbach
Quiz- Genius For The Practical
Lecture Genius For The Practical
HOMEWORK:
Study CE Quiz Kressbach
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.
TUE, JAN 24
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz King
Video- Alexander The Great
HOMEWORK:
Using Comic Life construct a cartoon on Alexander The Great.
FRI, JAN 20
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz Gorman
CE Presentation King
Make sure hunger project is "shared" with me.
HOMEWORK:
Study for CE Quiz King

What Makes Alexander The Great Great?
Links- Alexander The Great
WED, JAN 18
IN CLASS:
Greek Seminar
HOMEWORK:

MLK WEEKEND

FRI, JAN 13
IN CLASS:
CE Presentation Gorman
Groups complete Hunger Project. Be sure to "share" it with me.
HOMEWORK:
CE Quiz Gorman next Friday
Seminar Reading
WED, JAN 11
IN CLASS:
Review Socratic Seminar
Introduce the Hunger Project
HOMEWORK:
Hunger Project
MON, JAN 9
IN CLASS:
Test- Ancient Greece
HOMEWORK:
THR, JAN 5
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz Madeline D
Review For Test

HOMEWORK:
Study for Test
TUE, JAN 3
IN CLASS:
Election 2012- Iowa Caucus
In Class - The Peloponnesian War
HOMEWORK:
Study CE Quiz Madeline D
Finish Peloponnesian War Reading

WINTER HOLIDAY BREAK

TUE, DEC 20
IN CLASS:
CE Present Madeline D
Lecture- The Big Three

HOMEWORK:
None
FRI, DEC 16
IN CLASS:
Lecture-Greek Art
Acropolis, Agora, and Stoa
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

WED, DEC 14
IN CLASS:
Check Great Greek citation in Library
Quiz- Greek Art
CE Quiz Ferguson
Great Greeks- Bray, King
HOMEWORK:
Read the selected work by Plato below. Answer the questions below the reading.

MON, DEC 12
IN CLASS:
CE Presentation Ferguson
Present Great Greeks
HOMEWORK:
Study for quiz on Great Greek and Greek Art
THR, DEC 8
IN CLASS:
Present 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
TUE, DEC 6
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz- Coolidge
Greeks- CD Due
Present 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.
FRI, DEC 2
IN CLASS:
CE Present Coolidge
Lecture- Democracy in Athens, The Polis,
In Class Reading- Polis
Library
HOMEWORK:
Study CE Quiz Coolidge
CD Due next class
WED, NOV 30
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz Clark
Library

HOMEWORK:
Read and take notes on the handouts on Democracy in Athens and The Polis.
Prepare for a QUIZ that focuses on the following:
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? Pull back and look at the government system the designed. Where do you see the Greek philosophy of inquiry, equity, balance & harmony in action?

Revise Outline and Bibliography- Final CD due Tuesday
MON, NOV 28
IN CLASS:
//Hard Times Generation: Kids Living in Cars//- 60 Minutes
Library
HOMEWORK:
Revise Outline and Bibliography- Final CD due next Tuesday

THANKSGIVING BREAK

MON, NOV 21
IN CLASS:
CE Presentation Clark
Library
Add 4 new citations to your outline from 2 new sources.
PRINTED Outline and Bibliography due PRIOR to Thanksgiving. Follow MLA Format
HOMEWORK:
Study for CE Quiz Clark
THR, NOV 17
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz Bray
Survey 10 Discoveries
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:
CE Present Bray
Introduce Great Greeks Project



HOMEWORK:
Study CE Bray
Britannica Pre-Search

VETERANS DAY

THR, NOV 10
IN CLASS:
Quiz- Election Day

Last Stand of the 300
HOMEWORK:
TUE, NOV 8
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz Brant
Election Day
Lecture- Persian War
Last Stand of the 300
HOMEWORK:
Study for Quiz on Election 2012
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.
FRI, NOV 4
END Q1
IN CLASS:
CE Present Brant
Persian War
HOMEWORK:
Complete Persian War Time-Line
WED, NOV 2
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz #3 Beatty
Finish Legacy of Greece.
Lecture- Minoans to Persian War

Homework:
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?
MON, OCT 31
IN CLASS:
CE Presentation Beatty
Trojan War- Horse vs Rabbit
Legacy of Greece

HOMEWORK:
Study CE Presentation Beatty
THR, OCT 27
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz #2- Jack A
Watch the video Aegean and take notes on the worksheet below.


HOMEWORK:
Review your notes on the chapter- "Troy" in Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History.
"Actively Read" the Legacy of Greece and take notes on Greek contributions.
TUE, OCT 25
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz #1- Nick Allen
CE Presentation Jack A.
Lecture- Hang Your Hat Time-line

HOMEWORK:
Study CE Quiz #2- Jack A.
FRI,
OCT 21
IN CLASS:
Quiz- Countries and Capitals of the Middle East
Map of Ancient Greece
Here are some maps to help


HOMEWORK:
Read the chapter on "Troy" in Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History.
Study CE Quiz #1- Nick Allen
WED,
OCT 19
IN CLASS:
Practice Quiz- Countries and Capitals of the Middle East
CE Presentation Nick Allen
New ME Study Website
HOMEWORK:
Study CE Quiz #1- Nick Allen
MON,
OCT 17
IN CLASS:
Review Annotated Artifact

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.

Practice Quiz Countries/Capitals of Modern Middle East

HOMEWORK:
Study Countries and Capitals of the modern Middle East
New ME Study Website
THR,
OCT 13
IN CLASS:
Guns, Germs & Steel (Video)
Map of the modern Middle East

Middle East Map Review Games
HOMEWORK:
Fill-Out a map of the modern Middle East countries and capitals.
Study Countries and Capitals of the modern Middle East
TUE,
OCT 11
IN CLASS:
Annotated Artifact is Due
Unit Test on Ancient Middle East
HOMEWORK:


COLUMBUS DAY

THR,
OCT 6
IN CLASS:
Review Phoenecian and Lydians

HOMEWORK:
Study for Test o AME
TUE,
OCT 4
IN CLASS:
Review Persian Empire
http://www.livius.org/ct-cz/cyrus_I/cyrus_cylinder.html
Library

HOMEWORK:

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

WED,
SEP 28
IN CLASS:
Review Sumerians-Babylonians Homework
Town to vote on new garage, athletic field -PPH (Sept 19, 201)
Library

HOMEWORK:

MON,
SEP 26
IN CLASS:
Assign Annotated Artifact- complete Pre-Search
Library
HOMEWORK:

THR,
SEP 22
IN CLASS:
Review Egypt Homework
Roll-Out Current Events Project
Introduce Annotated Artifact

HOMEWORK:
Read and answer questions from text pages 58-64.

TUE,
SEP 20
IN CLASS:
Review Pre-History Quiz
1. 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.
2. Complete Blog on the Cave Painters
HOMEWORK:
Read and answer questions from the text pages 45-57

FRI,
SEP 16
IN CLASS:
Quiz on Pre-History & Why Humans Triumphed

Read 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?
Lascoux Cave
HOMEWORK:
Complete The Cave Painters reading and spend 20 minutes examining Lascoux Cave. An alternative to the 20 minutes examining Lascoux cave is that you can examine one of the other pre-history websites on the Pre-History Wiki and spend 20 minutes exploring subjects that interest you. Be prepared to report out something you learned during the 20 minutes.
WED,
SEP 14
IN CLASS:
Hominids- Neolithic Revolution
All In The Family

Pre-History Jig Saw
Finish September 11th Jig Saw
HOMEWORK:
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
Be prepared for a quiz next class on Pre-History & Neolithic Revolution
MON,
SEP 12
IN CLASS:
Hand-Out Texts
Review Summer Reading Quiz
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.
New Hominid!
THR,
SEP 8
IN CLASS:
September 11th
Video- Inside 9/11
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.
TUE,
SEP 6
IN CLASS:
Here is an overview for the course:

Quiz- Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History
Watch: Miniature Earth and Did You Know?
7 Billion
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




http://show.mappingworlds.com/world/
2011 Halftime Report NEWSWEEK (JULY 4, 2011)