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Date

Honors Period 5W

MON,
JUN 16

8am Final Exam

TUE,
JUN 10
In Class:
Review Final Exam
Watch this interactive video on the Sistine Chapel 3D and Saint Peter's Square 3D. Play each feature and be sure to select "autopilot."
This is a great resource to help you explore the Sistine Chapel in Detail
Homework:
FRI,
JUN 6
In Class:
Review Final Exam

Present Khan Academy Projects
Homework:
WED,
JUN 4
In Class:
5. Masaccio-
6. Alberti-
7. Botticelli-
8. Savonorola-
Lecture- Renaissance Art

Homework:
Khan Academy Projects
MON,
JUN 2
In Class:
Go to YPAC for Visit by Rinponche
Homework:
Review Annotated Mona Lisa and the 4 breakthroughs in Renaissance Art. Know the title, artist and relevant facts about each artwork in the reading.
THR,
MAY 29
In Class:
Work in groups to create a short Googledoc presentation on the Era of the Medici.
Use the title Artist.3.last names. Write using "bullet form," Include relevant images, artworks, titles for slides and 15 words per slide that include vocabulary.
Review Era of the Medici

Siddhartha School Project (8:38)
Links to Tibet
Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
Part 1: Birth of a Dynasty
Homework:
Read The Annotated Mona Lisa and take notes using the attached reading guide. Please include images and a few notes for every artwork mentioned or shown in the text.

TUE,
MAY 27
In Class:
Freshman Service Day
Homework:

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

THR,
MAY 22
In Class:
9/11 Memorial Opens (You will need earphones) NYTimes
MT Athos 60 Minutes (14:23)
Lecture: From the Medieval Synthesis to the Renaissance.
What was the Medieval Synthesis?
What factors lead the decline of Medieval Europe and the birth of the Renaissance?
Walls of Constantinople TED Education (4:17)
Why did the Renaissance Begin in Italy?
What is Humanism?


Homework: DUE 5/29
Read the Era of Medici construct a a brief study guide on each person listed below.Answer Questions 1-12 on pages 71 and 72. Make sure you write complete answers.
1. Cosimo-
2. Lorenzo-
3. Donatello-
4. Brunelleschi-
5. Masaccio-
6. Alberti-
7. Botticelli-
8. Savonorola-

TUE,
MAY 20
In Class:
Voice Thread Due- Voice Thread Quiz
MAYAS- https://voicethread.com/?#q.b5769832.i29550259
JAPAN- https://voicethread.com/share/5769777/

CHINA- https://voicethread.com/?#q.b5769767.i29549850
INCA- https://voicethread.com/share/5769835/
WEST AFRICA- https://voicethread.com/share/5769784/
Homework:
FRI,
MAY 16
In Class:
Work on Voice Thread- Share it with me

Homework:
WED,
MAY 14
In Class:
Work on Voice Thread
Homework:
Start recording Voice Thread. You need to coordinate recording times because only one student can record at a time.
MON,
MAY 12
In Class:
Exemplar: http://voicethread.com/?#q.b934834.i9490679
Create Story-Board for your Voice Thread
Start Script by going to googledocs and copying and sharing- Pearl 9th grade VoiceThread script template
Library
Homework:
Work on Script and Upload Images
FRI,
MAY 9

Field Trip To Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Please remember to bring
• MFA annotation packet
• pencil
• binder or clipboard to write on
• your lunch and beverage in a clearly labeled bag
• If you indicated you are getting a school (bag) lunch on Friday, please pick up your lunch between 7:20 and 7:30 in the cafeteria
• Students should meet at the front doors of the school at 7:30 (do not go to advisor)
• please do not bring your laptop to school on Friday

In Class:
Library
Complete Research
Homework:
Complete Research- using On-Line Resources or Britannica on-Line K-12
THR,
MAY 8
In Class:
Library: Take notes Source 4: Library Book
Homework:
TUE,
MAY 6
In Class:
Groups Identify Major Geographic Locations. How did Geography impact and shape this civilization?





Take notes on your Topic from Source 2:
//Encyclopedia// Britannica k-12
Homework:
Take notes in RED on your Google Doc on your Topic from Source 3 On-Line Resources for the Project
Identify and research your Artifact
FRI,
MAY 2
In Class:
Collect Permission Slips to MFA
Collect Word Walls and Brainstorming
Groups Identify Major Geographic Locations. How did Geography impact and shape this civilization?
Homework:
Take notes on your google doc from Source 1: History Alive!. Make a Copy and title the Google Doc Lastname.Civilization.Class (Werner.Maya.3). SHARE the document with me.
WED,
APR 30
In Class:
Hand-Out MFA Permission Slips

Hand-out Middle Ages Readings and highlight and "Actively Read" on your topic.
China
Japan
Inca
Maya
West Africa

Homework:
In a pages document Create a vocabulary "Word Wall" and identify the 5 Most important things about your topic. What do you think should be the areas of focus for your research Project? What are the topics you feel are the most insightful, unique and interesting? Create a Graphic Organizer and lebale it with these categories. PRINT PRIOR TO CLASS (remember to type name, date class and title at the top)
Hand-in permission slip to MFA
MON,
APR 28
Please open this Google doc (make a copy and share with Mr. Pearl) and follow the directions on the page.

APRIL VACATION

WED,
APR 16
In Class:
Edit, revise and hand-in Annotated MFA Artwork.
MT Athos 60 Minutes (14:23)
Students select Middle Ages Projects
Homework:
MON,
APR 14
In Class:
Assign MFA Artwork
MFA.ORG


THR,
APR 10
In Class:
Students will take notes while watching this program.
Building The Great Cathedrals NOVA (53:07)
HOMEWORK:
Watch and take notes on this film on the Gothic style Birth of the Gothic- Abbot Sugar Khan Academy (5:18) and on the Cathedral being built in Barcelona Spain. 60 Minutes- God's Architect (13:46min)
TUE,
APR 8
In Class:
CE Present Werner
Review & Edit Catalonian Chapel
Begin Annotating Virgin & The Dead Christ
HOMEWORK:
Annotate Virgin & The Dead Christ MFA Use these resources to help: Identifying Saints in Art- National Gallery of Art and Fish Eaters
Hand in Final Drafts of Catalonian Chapel & Virgin and the Dead Christ. Printed Prior to next class.
FRI,
APR 4
In Class:
Lecture: Medieval Art
Hagia Sofia (Start at 9:30)
HOMEWORK:
Complete an annotated artwork of the Catalonian Chapel MFA
WED,
APR 2
In Class:
CE Quiz VanLonkhuyzen
Alterpiece
Medieval Art Reading
Homework:
Watch the following video on Gothic Cathedrals and Identify and write down 5 important things you learn.
Building The Great Cathedrals NOVA (53:07)
MON,
MAR 31
In Class:
CE Present Van Lonkhuyzen
Feudalism & Manoralism

Continue to Examine Dante's Inferno- A Virtual Tour of Hell and Dante's Inferno VisualizedThis is also a good resource: http://apliterature-sasd.wikispaces.com/home
Create a 6 Panel Cartoon on Dante's Inferno with contemporary people suffering for their sins. Put a contemporary famous person into Dante's Hell and describe the level of hell and why the sinner is there. Describe how Dante's inferno gives us an insight into the how people in the Middle Ages viewed the world and how they feared the afterlife.
Be sure to put in 5 true facts about Dante's Inferno. Use this resource: http://www.pixton.com/
Homework:
Study for CE Quiz VanLonkhuyzen
Print your cartoon in Color prior to next class! Don't forget a title and name/class.
THR,
MAR 27
In Class:
Review Crusades
Homework:
Read Text 298-302 Medieval Life and take notes to add on what we talked about in class today on the following sections:
Feudal Relationships
Feudal Obligations- fief, vassal, homage
Castles
Life Of Nobility
Entertainment
Becoming a Knight- chivalry
Manorial System
Increased Production- mould-board, 3-field system, fallow
Peasant Life- serf
TUE,
MAR 25
In Class:
Quiz Islam
CE Present Thoma
Start Review of Crusades
Homework:
Review Crusades and refer to this map Map of The Crusades and this Interactive Map. and the Expulsion of the Jews below it.
You will be assigned one of the articles below (1-3). Read and take notes on the a) Thesis of the Article and b) the 5 most important points you learn from the Article. What new insights do you gain about the Crusades? What do you learn about the Muslim view of the crusades? How was the fate of Jacques de Molay relevant today?
1. Christians and Muslims are distorting crusades, says historian GUARDIAN June, 2010
2. A stain on history: the burning of Jacques de Molay Telegraph March, 2014
3. The Crusades, Even Now NYTimes Magazine 1999
ALL Should Read below
Osama Bin Laden Against Crusades 2001
Osama Bin Laden Riles Against "Crusaders" 2006
French Women Defy French Ban on Veil BBC NOV 2013
FRI,
MAR 21
No Class World Religions Field Trip
WED,
MAR 19
In Class:
Review Muslim Empires
Lecture- The Heirs of Rome
- Division of empire
How people in Muslim countries prefer women to dress in public Pew Research Jan 8, 2014
Muslim Comedian's Response to the Survey PRI
Dozens of Muslim Women Defy Saudi Governement Ban on Women Driving The Guardian Oct 26, 2013
No Women, No Drive (4:15)


Homework:
Study for Quiz on Islam
MON
MAR 17
In Class:
CE Quiz Rutberg
Pearl is Out
Read about the Crusades and complete the Study Guide below.

Use the Map on page 320 of your text book and this Interactive Map to help you understand the Crusades-
Homework:
complete the Crusades Homework

NO SCHOOL- WINTER LONG WEEKEND

WED,
MAR 12
In Class:
CE Present Rutberg
Lecture- Islam and 5 Pillars of Islam
• Watch short video about the Hajj
ISLAM- Sacred Journey The Atlantic

Learn about architecture of mosque and Islamic art.

• Watch Khan Academy video on Mihrab
• Take a virtual tour of the al-Haram al-Sharif (be sure to go to #26, the al-Aqsa mosque)
Homework:
Complete the following Text-book assignment. Be sure to carefully color in the map using colored pencils.

Read about Muslim Inventions and identify what you think are the five most important inventions: Muslim Inventions CNN 2010
MON,
MAR 10
In Class:
Quiz on Christianity
Assess Prior Knowledge on Islam: History of Religion in 90 seconds
Homework:
Read A New Faith (Text Pages 270-276) and answer the questions on page 276. Make sure you type out your homework. Re-type the questions (and put them in bold) and make sure you answer the questions completely (in regular font).
Please type your name, date, class and assignment on the homework. Print prior to next class.
THR,
MAR 6
In Class:
CE Quiz Pearl
Watch the DVD: In Search Of Jesus with Peter Jennings and take notes on this worksheet:

Homework:
TUE,
MAR 4
In Class:
CE present Pearl
Lecture Christianity
History of Religion in 90 seconds
Lecture Christianity

Homework:
Read The Golden Rule & Sermon on the Mount. Highlight the most important information that shows central idea of Christianity and use a different color to show how it relates to Judaism. For each highlighted section write a few key phrases or notes.
What do we really know about Jesus? Newsweek 2012
Prepare for a quiz on Christianity
FRI,
FEB 28
In Class:
No Class- Spirit Week Assembly
WED,
FEB 26
In Class:
CE Quiz Paradales
Checking In-Text Citations
Watch this video and take notes. What are the 5 most important things you learned from this video? Homeless Veterans 60 Minutes (13:32)
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,
FEB 24
In Class:
CE Present Pardales
Power of One Activity

Homework:

Be Prepared to present your NGO next class.

FEBRUARY VACATION

THR,
FEB
13
In Class:
Seminar- Decline of Rome
Final Memo Due
Homework:
TUE,
FEB
11
In Class:
Work Cited
Complete your bibliography as a Work Cited using proper MLA format.
Make sure your Work Cited is in Alphabetical Order
Make sure you evaluate all the websites in your Work Cited using this form: Website Evaluation
Print out your Work Cited on a separate page and make sure you type your name on it.
Memo
Be sure to include relevant, specific and cited content in all paragraphs
Make sure your topic Sentences are amazing.
Make sure your policy recommendation is credible, specific and if possible includes a relevant citation.
1.5 spacing with 1 inch margins. Limit 1.5 pages
Seminar
Be prepared to present your memo and your agency
Go to Library
Homework:
Final printed Memo Due 2/13. Print Prior to class.
FRI,
FEB
7
In Class:
CE Quiz Oberink
Library
Homework:
2nd Draft of memo is Due- Print prior to next class
WED,
FEB
5
In Class:
No Class- Snow Day
Homework:
MON,
FEB
3
In Class:
CE Present Oberink
Review Memo and Seminar Friday
Library- work on Memo
Homework:
Work on memo- Complete First Draft of memo. Print Prior to next class.
THR,
JAN
30
In Class:
Quiz Newberg
Quiz on Government agencies
Students receive their "dossiers" and continue research.
For on-line sources you need to evaluate the website using this form: Website Evaluation
Homework:
Create first draft Outline of your Memo. Here is an exemplar:

TUE,
JAN
28
In Class:
CE Present Newberg
Present Government Department to Class.
Homeless Veterans 60 Minutes (13:32)
Homework:
Study for quiz on government agencies
Study for Quiz Newberg
Research how your government agency would look at Rome. Bookmark an article.
FRI,
JAN
24
In Class:
Find The Good & Praise it- ABC News
Students will select a research topic on the Decline of Rome. Here is an overview of the project:

1. Students will select a research topic on the Decline of Rome.

2. Students will research their government department and create a name-plate for their government official. Here is an exemplar of a Nameplate:

Homework:
Create your nameplate and prepare to present your government official to the class.
WED,
JAN
22
In Class:
Pax Romana Jig Saw
Engineering and Empire
Homework:
Students Read about the Decline of the Roman Empire and Brainstorm connections to America today.


MLK WEEKEND

FRI,
JAN 17
In Class:
Quiz- Julius Caesar
CE Present McGrath
Engineering an Empire
Homework:
Create a study guide for Pax Romana using technique #3 from the handout How To Take Notes From Your Textbook attached below. Only take notes on your assigned question. You will be assigned ONE question: 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7.


WED,
JAN 15
In Class:
Review Julius Caesar
Homework:
Study for Quiz- Julius Caesar.

MON,
JAN 13
In Class:
CE Quiz MacDonald
Quiz- Genius For the Practical,The Story of Rome and Legacy of Rome
Homework:
Read Chapter IX- Julius Caesar and complete the Study Guide and questions 1-15 on page 100.

This source might help The Roman Revolution by Prof Skip Knox Boise State University (Pages 17-30)
THR,
JAN 9
In Class:
CE Present MacDonald
Lecture- Founding of Rome to Julius Caesar
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 7
In Class:
Thomas Cole
Homework:
In Google Docs and create a PRESENTATION and Annotate a Thomas Cole painting and use content from the sources below. Title- Lastname.Cole.Period. Include 5 true facts about the painting and one fact about Cole's fear of Andrew Jackson. (demagogue)
Use this source for Cole: http://www.explorethomascole.org/tour/items/69/series/
Or This source http://beyondthenotes.org/empire/paintings.html
Use this source for Andrew Jackson: http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/andrewjackson

WINTER HOLIDAY BREAK

FRI,
DEC 20
Asia Day
WED,
DEC 18
In Class:
Tibet- 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama
Homework:
None
MON,
DEC 16
In Class:
CE Quiz
Finish Hinduism from Maya & Lecture Buddhism

Dharma of Star Wars
Luke Surprises Yoda (3:34)
Destruction of Death Star (4:02)
Read the articles below. What do we learn about the effects of meditation on the brain?
Meditation Alters Brain Structure
World's Happiest Man? GUARDIAN
Homework:
Watch this short Video on the Siddhartha School.
http://siddharthaschool.org/ (5:20)
Read the short time-line on the history of Tibet. Take notes on the worksheet below. Save a copy to your computer. Make sure you write thorough answers.


THR,
DEC 12
In Class:
CE Present Kitonis
Describe 2 insights you gain into the Caste System.
Indian Caste System (4:22)
Describe what insights you gain about death, funerals, and reincarnation from this short video.
Reincarnation in India (2:32)
Describe what are some rituals you will see if you visit Varanasi. What Hindu Deity is most worshiped here? Why?
Video- Varanasi (3:21)
What are some the typical physical features you would see in a Hindu temple? How is worship in a Hindu temple different from visiting a Jewish Temple or Christian Church?
Video- The Hindu Temple (4:50)
Homework:
Read about Buddhism.

Go into googledocs and create a document with the title Lastname.BuddhistPlaces.period3. Complete the assignment below. Make sure you conduct at least a little research on your Buddhist holy site. Be prepared to present next class.

TUE, DEC 10
In Class:
History of Religion in 90 seconds
Lecture Hinduism

Homework:
Watch this short video produced by the Chicago Police department to train their officers on how to be respectful of Hindus. List 5 things you need to be aware of when you meet a Hindu. Using your knowledge of Hinduism, can you describe the underlying religious belief for this Hindu practice?
Chicago Police Department Video- Hinduism (9;29)
Watch this short video about the challenges of Hinduism in the modern world. What are three insights you gain about about the challenges this Hindu family and/or Hinduism faces in a modern society?
Hinduism in Modern India PBS (8:34)
FRI,
DEC 6
In Class:
GREEK TEST
Homework:
Read the text Pages 200-207 and Go to the website below to get a brief introduction to Hinduism. Take notes on the worksheet handed out in class. (at the bottom of the worksheet are two more websites to help you)


Please note you will not be able to define all of the terms or answer all of the questions on the worksheet. Not to worry, we will go over this worksheet next class and I will answer and questions you have. Hinduism is sometimes tricky to learn and this web-quest is a nice introduction. http://www.hinduacademy.org/schools/ks1-3.htm
Make sure you visit each page:
Introduction to Hinduism
Thinking of God
Hindu Beliefs
Hindu Practices
Interactive Worship
WED, DEC 4
In Class:
Review for Greek Test
Lecture: The Big Three- Greek Philosophy. "Nothing in Excess" was written on the wall at the Temple in Delphi.

Read this article about a recent change of rules passed in the U.S. Senate. What is the rule change on filibusters? Who supports this change? Why? Who opposes this change? Why? Do you think this change is good or bad? Why?
In Landmark Vote, Senate Limits Use of the Filibuster NYTimes Nov 21, 2013
Homework:


MON,
DEC 2
In Class:
Students will take CE Quiz- Hogan
Students will complete a Digital Citizenship assignment with Mrs Hamilton.
Digital Citizenship 30 min- Digital Footprint
After the digital citizenship assignment students should read the article and visit the website below on Alexander The Great. Students should then create a document in Google Docs with the title Lastname.Alexander.5W and SHARE it with me.
On the document:
1. Insert a map that shows Alexander's Route of Conquest of the Persian Empire.
2. Create a time-line that has the following items on it. Write 1-2 sentences about each event on the time-line.
Bucephalus, Chaeronea, Assassination of Philip II, Crossing the Hellespont, Battle of Granicus River, Gordian Knot, Battle of Issus, Siege of Tyre, Pharaoh of Egypt, Alexandrias, Battle of Gaugemela, Persepolis Burned, Roxane, Battle of Hydaspes, Rebellion, Death.

Top 10 Reasons Alexander The Great Was Great
Here is a map to help you understand Alexander The Great
Homework:
When students are done time they should start reviewing for Greek Exam. Below is the study guide:


THANKSGIVING

MON, NOV 25th
In Class:
CE Presentation Hogan
Lecture- Greek Art & Architecture Acropolis, Stoa, Agora, Chora


Parthenon
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. 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:
You have no homework over the vacation except be ready to take a quiz on Hogan's Current Events Project.
If you do want to start studying for the test you can use this study guide.

THR, NOV 21
In Class:
Great Greek Presents
Review Peloponnesian War

Homework:
Read the two handouts below on Greek Art and Architecture. The second handout (13-Art HWH) requires you to create a googledoc and study in detail one artwork. When reading focus on the items below:
Architecture - main features of temple construction (platform, column, entablature, pediment), unique characteristics of the Parthenon, the three orders of Columns and the decorative style
Sculpture - know the characteristics of & one specific examples from the Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic periods


TUE, NOV 19
In Class:
Great Greek Presents
Homework:
Use the following website to answer the questions on the worksheet below.
Peloponnesian War by Skip Knox Boise State University

This is a helpful short video of Athens' military campaign against the Peloponnesian League that eventually ended the Greek Golden Age, as told by musician and artist Jeffrey Lewis.
Peloponnesian War Video(2:22)
You may find it helpful to read Text Section 4: War, Glory, and Decline -pages 123-124 (Use the Map on Page 124)
FRI,
NOV 15
In Class:
Library Time- Great Greeks
Be sure to complete your Googledoc Lastname.Great Greek.5W by the end of class.
Homework:
Complete Great Greek Project
WED, NOV 13
In Class:
CE Quiz Goodwin
Great Greek- CD Review.
Students Complete GoogleDoc and Share with me. Lastname.Great Greek.5W
1. Title
2. Five Sentence Summary of what makes your Great Greek Great
3. List of song titles in BOLD
4. Below each song title 3-5 "Bulleted" supporting facts
5. Bibliography with Britannica, GAVL books and 1-2 books from Library. Put in Alphabetical order.
Library time
Homework:
Finish Great Greek Project

VETERANS WEEKEND

FRI,
NOV 8
In Class:
CE Present Goodwin
Locate where the image below is carved. What happened Here? What is the man holding in his right hand? Where does the man to the left have in his right hand?

Review Persian War
Research Great Greek- Go into Google Docs and title a document Lastname.GreatGreek.5W. SHARE IT WITH ME.
1. Title your document.
2. Write the 5 sentence summary of your great Greek at the top.
3. Copy your Song Titles and put them in the order you will present with. Then, in "bullet form" write 3-4 facts you plan to say that you will use to elaborate on your song title. Ask yourself- Why is this event or fact significant? Can you demonstrate a SOLID understanding of this event or achievement?
4. Copy your bibliography at the bottom.
Homework:
Study CE Presentation Goodwin
WED,
NOV 6
In Class:
Groups Present Sparta v Athens
Review Greek Democracy- Who Has Power? How are Decisions Made? Where do you see Checks and Balances to Power? How are minorities protected? How independent and fair is the Judicial System?

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

Here is a Persian War Video (9:15min)

1. Ionian States Revolt
2. Battle of Marathon
3. Xerxes Invades
4. Themistocles' Wooden Wall (Oracle of Delphi)
5. Battle of Thermoplyea Pass
6. Athens is destroyed
7. Battle of Salamis
8. Delian league is Formed
Essential Question: How did the small city-states of Greece defeat the mighty Persian Empire?
Great Greek Research
Read Britannica's World Book Use this LINK
Take notes using GVRL: Link
MON,
NOV 4
In Class:
Substitute
CE Quiz Giese
Great Greeks- with Mrs Hamilton
Homework:
Great Greek Research
Read Britannica's World Book Use this LINK
Take notes using GVRL: Link
THR,
OCT 31
In Class:
CE Presentation Giese
Lecture Greek Macro Time-Line from Minoans to Age of Tyrants
Sparta & Athens Jig Saw
Sparta Videos
Introduce Great Greeks




Homework:

Read Britannica's World Book and take notes on your topic. Use this LINK
TUE,
OCT 29
In Class:
CE Quiz Flanagan
Review Legacy of Greece
Homework:
Read and take notes on Rise of Democracy in Greece
FRI,
OCT 25
In Class:
Mr. Borda's Room
CE Quiz Fish
CE Presentation Flanagan
Greek "PIRATES" Chart

Homework:
Complete Map
"Actively" Read Legacy of Greece. Take notes on the MOST IMPORTANT Greek Contributions.
WED,
OCT 23
in Class:
CE Presentation Fish
Complete Map of Ancient Greece

Here are some helpful Map Resources LINK
Homework:
Study for CE Presentation Fish
MON,
OCT 21
in Class:
Test on Judaism
Genesis in Art
Homework:
Students will examine one or more of the following resources below and be prepared to talk about it next class.
The Truth Behind Noah's Flood
Deluge Theory
Noah's Flood (45:00) OPTIONAL
Western Wall- 3D Tour
Jewish Women Fight for Equality NPR (7:08)
Shofar at Sunrise (30 seconds)
Inside a Jewish Temple (8:17)
THR,
OCT 17
In Class:
Lecture Judaism
Review Genesis
Homework:
Study for Test
TUE,
OCT 15
In Class:
CE Quiz Chinoock
Lecture Judaism
Students will use an adapted text from Genesis to answer questions on the worksheet handed out in class.

Homework:
Complete Genesis Reading.

Columbus Day Weekend

THR,
OCT 10
In Class:
CE Presentation Chinoock
Lecture Judaism/Dead Sea Scrolls
Video- Prince of EGYPT (2:52)
Homework:
Study for CE Quiz
TUE,
OCT 8
In Class:
Quiz- Judaism
Quiz- Syria
History of Religion in 90 Seconds
Judaism Lecture

Homework:
"Actively Read" these two article on the Dead Sea Scrolls. This means highlight important facts, circle important terms. Make sure you understand what insights the Dead Sea Scrolls give us into the development of Judaism. Make sure you look up vocabulary terms in BOLD. If you do not understand something please put a STAR ++ next to it.



FRI,
OCT 4
In Class:
Arab Spring Jubilation Turns to Dispair VOA (2:45)
Syria Lecture- Launch Current Events Project

Twisted Sifter 40 Maps That Help Us Make Sense Of The World
Review Government shut-down
Homework:
Current Events Quiz- Syria & Government Shutdown
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
WED
OCT 2 *
In Class:
Egypt- Art
Go into Googledocs and make a copy of Egyptian Art document and rename it Lastname.Egyptian Art.5W and SHARE it with me.
Read the notes and watch the videos for each of the artworks/artifacts and take notes in Googledocs. Identify key things you learn about PIRATES from the artwork/artifact.
Here is the PIRATES chart to help you take relevant notes.


Pay particular attention to the Amarna Period in Egyptian Art. Understand how the art in the Amarna Period reflects a change in Egyptian society. How are artworks in this period different from the art produced before and after it?

Art Through Time Annenberg Foundation (click on Amenhotep & Nefertiti)
House Alter with Akhenatan, Neferitit & Three Daughters Khan Academy (5:03min)
Thutmose's Bust of Nefertiti Khan Academy (4:01)
Rosetta Stone- Khan Academy (3:56)
MON,
SEP 30 *
In Class:
Egypt- Religion & Politics
Create a Googledoc with the title Lastname.EgyptAfterlife.5W and SHARE it with me.

PART I- BOOK OF THE DEAD
Visit these two sites and watch the videos on the Egyptian Book of the Dead. Take notes on the Book of the Dead and what it teaches about how the Egyptians viewed their gods and the afterlife. How does this show what Egyptians valued? Include some image from the Book of the Dead and describe them. What do things symbolize?
The British Museum- Book of the Dead (4:34)
Khan Academy- Book of the Dead (7:40)


PART II- King TUT
Explore this National Geographic interactive site on King Tut's tomb. You will need to register for free to gain access to the site. It is very easy.
National Geographic- King Tut

After you have accessed the site explore all of the different themes (listed below) and take notes about important information. What do you learn about king Tut in particular and Ancient Egyptian culture in general from this site? What was the most interesting thing you learned?
1. Journey into the afterlife
2. Royal Wrappings
3. High Tech Forensics
THR,
SEP 26 *
In Class:
Check out this story about building the Olympic soccer stadium in the middle of the Brazil rainforest (NYTimes) They are worried the plastic seats will melt in the heat!
Egypt- Social/Economic
Watch the DVD Beyond the Pyramids and fill out the notes sheet handed out in class. Be sure to pause the DVD periodically to discuss.
Below is the note sheet.

When the DVD ends please have them hand in their notes sheet and begin the homework.
Homework:
Complete second 1/2 of Daily Life Chart
TUE,
SEP 24*
In Class:
Egypt- Geography (interaction with Environment)
Complete this assignment and hand in next class. There are color pencils on my desk.

Homework:
Complete 1/2 of Daily Life Chart

FRI,
SEP 20
In Class:
Egypt- Political/Economic/Social
Review homework on Egypt and Egyptian Time-line (there are lecture notes in (Googledocs)

Crash Course on Egypt (11:09) Khan Academy

Homework:
Open a google doc and Title the document Lastname.ValleyoftheKings.5W and share it with me.
Play the Pyramid Challenge below and identify 5 important things you learn about pyramid building. What were some of the challenges they faced and techniques they used? Play for about 20 minutes.
Pyramid Challenge- BBC (Interactive)
Visit the Theban Mapping Project and explore both the Atlas of the Valley of the Kings feature and the Atlas of the Theban Necropolis feature. Spend some time reading and watching video clips of important pharaohs and their tombs. Write a short summary on 5 of the most interesting things you learn and identify one thing you would like to know more about. Make sure you include an image and a citation.
Theban Mapping Project (interactive)
WED,
SEP 18
In Class:
Quiz on 9/11and it's aftermath
Hand-Out Text book 44-53.
Homework:
Complete the homework assignment below from the textbook on Ancient Egypt. Please write your answers in a different color and print prior to class. You will need to write notes using a small font and your notes will need to be concise (in bullet form) to make the information fit.

Here are some time-lines to help you make sense of Egyptian history


MON,
SEP 16
In Class:
Quiz on Summer Current Events Presentations.
Orientation- Bookmarks (For September 11th also), Folders For Units, Homework Calendar, Googledocs
Classroom Policies

Introduce September 11th- What do we know?, What do we think we know?, What do we want to know?
Lecture- Roots of 9/11
11 things to know about 9/11
Results of 9/11

Homework:
Study for the quiz next class on 9/11.
You may want to watch some of this Video- Inside 9/11 and study the handout below.


THR,
SEP 12
In Class:
Groups Present Summer Work- Pakistan, Afghanistan, Brazil, Mexico, Nigeria, Syria, China, India
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Summer Current Events
TUE,
SEP 10
In Class:
Work on Jig Saw- Pakistan, Afghanistan, Brazil, Mexico, Nigeria, Syria, China, India
Homework:
Complete Presentations on Pakistan, Afghanistan, Brazil, Mexico, Nigeria, Syria, China, India
FRI,
SEP 6
In Class:
School Assembly 1:40pm
Share out one interesting fact about someone else. (Two lies and one truth.)
Jig-Saw of Summer Work. 4 Posters per group. 1. Map, 2. Word Wall/ Important People and Constituencies, 3. Time-Line, 4. Pirates
Homework:
Work on Posters.
WED,
SEP 4
In Class:
Here is an overview for the course:


Write a summary and analysis of your current event. (30 Minutes) This 1-pg. summary and analysis of your current issue should include your PIRATES analysis. This will be written in paragraph form using correct grammar and spelling.The rubric is attached to the summer assignment. You may use your notes and the articles to write this. It is suggested you construct a brief outline prior to writing to help you organize your ideas.

Tolerance Activity

Watch: Miniature Earth (3:15) and Did You Know? (4:56) 7 Billion (3:00)
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:
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 (20 Minutes)
TheWorldas100People_519247ce0980d_w1839.pngthe-world-as-a-village_502917d47f418.jpg
IftheWorldwere100People_5159bde6b604c.pngworld-map-of-u-s-military-bases.png
world-oil_31948a.jpg