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CLASS BLOG


FRI,
June 12
8am Final Exam
THR,
June 11
Review For Final
TUE,
June 9
Review For Final


Sistine Chapel Virtual Tour
St Peter's Square Virtual Tour
FRI,
June 5
In Class:
Present High Renaissance
Leonardo- Mystery of a Masterpiece (52:52)
Machievelli
Homework:
Organize note-books for the Final Exam
WED,
June 3
In Class:
Watch the DVD Michelangelo Revealed (52:32) and take notes using the worksheet handed out in class.
Homework:
MON,
June 1
In Class:
Leonardo's Genius
Leonardo- Mystery of a Masterpiece (52:52)
Last Supper- Monty Python
Homework:
High Renaissance- Khan Academy Project. Be sure to go into google drive and add multiple images of your artwork, artifact or building to the class' google presentation. Please add your artist's images in the order listed on the assignment page. (For instance- Leonardo da Vinci the "Anatomist" is the first image in the presentation and Tintoretto "The Last Supper" should be the last few images in the google presentation.)

THR,
MAY 28
In Class:
Quiz- Era of Medici
Read The Annotated Mona Lisa and take notes using the study guide shared with you in googledocs. Please include images and a few notes for every artwork mentioned or shown in the text. SHARE it with me with the title Lastname.MonaLisa.2W
Complete The Annotated Mona Lisa study guide.
Homework:
High Renaissance- Khan Academy Project. Be sure to go into google drive and add multiple images of your artwork, artifact or building to the class' google presentation. Please add your artist's images in the order listed on the assignment page. (For instance- Leonardo da Vinci the "Anatomist" is the first image in the presentation and Tintoretto "The Last Supper" should be the last few images in the google presentation.)
TUE,
MAY 26
In Class:
CE Quiz Whittemore & Weinberg
Students Present Era of Medici
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Era of Medici

MEMORIAL DAY

THR,
MAY 21
In Class:
CE Present Whittemore
Students Present
Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
Part 1: Birth of a Dynasty
Homework:
Study for CE Quiz Whittemore & Weinberg
TUE,
MAY 19
In Class:
Work in groups to create a short Googledoc presentation on the Era of the Medici.
Use the title Artist.2w. Write using "bullet form," Include relevant images, artworks, titles for slides and 15 words per slide that include vocabulary.
Check-in with Groups
Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
Part 1: Birth of a Dynasty
Present Era of Medici

Homework:
Complete Presentation
Here is a Great Resource- Early Renaissance in Italy by Khan Academy
FRI,
MAY 15
In Class:
CE Present Weinberg
Read your assigned section on the Era of Medici and construct a a brief study guide (In Googledocs)on each person listed below. SHARE it with me (Lastname.Topic.2W) Identify all images mentioned in the reading and be able to annotate them. Be sure you Answer The Questions 1-12 on pages 71 and 72 that pertain to your section. Make sure you write complete answers. How is your person a HUMANIST?
1. Cosimo-
2. Lorenzo-
3. Donatello-
4. Brunelleschi-
5. Ghiberti-
6. Masaccio-
7. Alberti-
8. Botticelli-
9. Savonarola-
Homework:
Complete notes on topic.
WED,
MAY 13
In Class:
Mini-DBQ: How did the Renaissance Change Man's View of Man?
Complete- Why did the Renaissance Begin in Italy?
Homework:
Create a 6 Panel Cartoon Strip that explains how the Renaissance changed Man's View of Man. Be sure to include 4 facts from at least 2 sets of documents. Your strip must have a "scene setter", Transitions, and dialogue. It must not be two "talking heads." It should be set in the time-period and include historical figures. Print in color prior to next class.
Use this resource: http://www.pixton.com/
MON,
MAY 11
In Class:
Geography Quiz on Civilizations
CE Quiz- Watterson, Venden, Vigue
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?
The Renaissance (3:06)

Homework:
THR,
MAY 7
In Class:
Students Present their Civilization
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Geography and CE Quiz on Watterson, Venden, Vigue
TUE,
MAY 5
In Class:
CE Present Watterson
Group work
Homework:
FRI,
MAY 1
In Class:
Group work
Homework:
WED,
APR 29
In Class:
Annotated Interview
Start group work
Homework:
Use On-Line Resources
MON,
APR 27
In Class:
CE Presentation Vigue
Library- Locate two books and take notes
Homework:
Use On-Line Resources

APRIL VACATION

WED,
APR 15
No Class World Religions Field Trip
MON,
APR 13
In Class:
Text Book Chapter
On-Line encyclopedia
GVLR
Homework
Take notes on the note-taking guide and Revise PIRATE and Bloom questions.
THR,
APR 9
In Class:
Middle Ages Project- China, Japan, Inca, Maya, West Africa. Mongols
All of the documents you will need for this project are in google drive in the folder AAA Middle Ages
Close-Looking Assignment
Pre-search Work- PIRATES and First Draft of 2-3 Bloom questions.
Homework
Research on-line and take a few notes. Cite relevant sources using MLA format on the note-taking guide. Revise PIRATE and Bloom questions.
TUE,
APR 7
In Class:
Current Events on Murrin, Ralph, Owen, Ruprecht
CE Presentation Venden
Homework:
Black Death Web Quest- you will find it shared with you in google docs
FRI,
APR 3
In Class;
Quiz on Middle Ages
Homework:
Study for Current Events quiz Murrin, Ralph, Owen, Ruprecht
WED,
APR 1
In Class:
CE Presentation Ruprecht
100 Years War- Inquiry Project using PIRATES and Bloom's Taxonomy write 2 essential Questions each and answer them about the 100 Years War. Share with me in Google Docs with the title Lastname.100PIRATES.class. Cite all of your work using MLA format.
Homework:
Complete Lastname.100PIRATES.class. Add an image and Annotate it (write how this image is relevant to what you are writing about)
MON,
MAR 30
In Class:
Is it Fair to Compare ISIS to the Crusades? CNN
Power & Corruption in the Catholic Church

Homework:
Go into Googledocs and take notes on the document 15-100 Years War. Be sure to share it back with me.
THR,
MAR 26
In Class:
Crescent & The Cross
Review Crusades and refer to this map Map of The Crusades and this Interactive Map. and the Expulsion of the Jews below it.
Homework:
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? Write your answers at the bottom of your
Chapter VIII- The Crusades homework.
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 READ
Osama Bin Laden Against Crusades 2001
Osama Bin Laden Riles Against "Crusaders" 2006
French Women Defy French Ban on Veil BBC NOV 2013
TUE,
MAR 24
In Class:
Lecture- Time-Line Overview of Middle Ages
Where The Middle Ages Dark? (5:46)
The Middle Ages in 3 1/2 Minutes
What do you already know? What is new?

Read about The Magna Carter- The Great Charter
The Magna Carta (6:25)

Homework:
The Crusades Crash Course (11:32)
Go into Googledocs and complete the vocabulary and questions 1-13 of the study guide: Chapter VIII- The Crusades
FRI,
MAR 20

Field Trip to Museum of Fine Arts Boston

WED,
MAR 18
In Class:
CE Presentation Ralph
Work on Annotated Artworks

Visit MFA website
Homework:
Complete MFA annotation and Print in color Prior to next class.
MON,
MAR 16
In Class:
Quiz- Islam
My Fellow American (6:22)
Maine Lacks Loan Options for Muslim Businesses PPH Mar, 2015
Islamic Spain and Reconquista Interactive Map

Homework:
Assign and Annotate MFA artworks.

FRI,
MAR 13

WINTER LONG WEEKEND

WED,
MAR 11
In Class:
Collect Permission Slips MFA
Read Spread of Islam (Text Pages 277-281) and answer the questions and fill-out the map on the worksheet below.


Homework:
Study for Quiz on Islam
Read about Muslim Inventions and identify what you think are the five most important inventions: Islamic Inventions Shaped the World The Independent (19 inventions)
MON, MAR 9
In Class:
Hand-Out Permission Slips to MFA
Current Events Presentation Owen
Assess Prior Knowledge on Islam
Introduce Islam: History of Religion in 90 seconds
Lecture- Introduction to Islam
Watch this film Jerusalem- In IMAX

Map of Shia and Sunni
The Surprising Appeal of ISIS Boston Globe
Homework:
Go into googledocs and locate a document shared with you called 15-Islam Web Quest. Make a copy of the document, share it back with me, and complete the assignment. In addition, read the document below on the Anatomy of a Mosque.

THR, MAR 5
Lecture- Feudalism(scroll down the page to the Middle Ages and "click" on the Feudal System) & Manorialism
The Middle Ages Crash Course (12:07) (Feudalism & Manorialism)

Introduce Dante's Inferno and how fear of sin and hell dominated the medieval mind. Hand-out Dante's inferno diagram. Examine how sins of the flesh are not as bad as sins of the soul.
HOMEWORK:
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/
TUE,
MAR 3
In Class:
Current Events Presentation Murrin
Students hand-in their Catalonian Chapel and Virgin & The Dead Christ.
Watch the Birth of the Gothic- Abbot Sugar Khan Academy (5:18)
Play with this Interactive- The Physics of Stone Arches- NOVA
Homework:
Watch the following video on Gothic Cathedrals and answer the questions on the worksheet below.
Building The Great Cathedrals NOVA (53:07)

FRI,
FEB 27
In Class:
Review and Revise The Catalonian Chapel
Lecture- Introduction to Gothic Art & begin to annotate The Virgin & The Dead Christ
Homework:
Read Art in The Middle Ages- Reign of Religion Pages 27-29 on Gothic Art
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 Tuesday of Catalonian Chapel & Virgin and the Dead Christ. Printed Prior to next class.
WED,
FEB 25
In Class:
Christianity Quiz
Lecture- Introduction to Byzantine Art and Catalonian Chapel
Hagia Sofia (Start at 9:30)
Electing a New Pope (3:17) History Channel
Pope Francis Part I- 60 Minutes (11:47)
Homework:
Read Art in The Middle Ages- Reign of Religion Pages 24-27 on Byzantine & Romanesque Art
Complete an annotated artwork of the Catalonian Chapel MFA. PRINT OUT PRIOR TO NEXT CLASS

MON,
FEB 23
In Class:
Complete Christianity from Last Supper
Alterpiece & The Last Supper
Read Jesus' Sermon on the Mount and identify his most important lessons from this teaching.
Watch 500 Years of Saint Peter's

Homework:
Study for Quiz on Christianity

FEBRUARY VACATION

THR,
FEB 12
In Class:
CE Present May
Lecture- Christianity

__Mount Athos, Part 1__ (14:20) 60 Minutes
Homework:
none
TUE,
FEB 10
In Class:
Test On Ancient Rome
Homework:
"Actively Read" the handout Learning About Christianity. This requires you to highlight important information and to make some brief notes in the margins as you read. It should be obvious that you have read this article twice and are familiar with the key points. Focus on how Christianity is similar and unique when compared with Judaism.
FRI,
FEB 6
In Class:
Pax Romana Engineering an Empire and Decline of Rome
Review Decline of Roman Empire. How is America facing a similar Challenge as Rome? Can we avoid this? How? Include images and a graph. Make sure you share the document with me Lastname.RomeDecline.2W

Homework:
Study for Test on Rome and Geography of the Roman Empire
WED,
FEB 4
In Class:
CE Present Marston
Start Studying Map of Roman Empire
Pax Romana- Engineering an Empire
Homework:
Read this paper on the Decline of Rome and identify key reasons Rome collapsed and how America might be facing similar challenges. Make sure you circle back to the A.P. Decline reading to make sure you understand that Rome's decline was multi-faceted.

MON,
FEB 2
NO CLASS- Snow Day!
THR,
JAN 29
In Class:
Review Pax Romana
Map of Roman Commerce
Amphitheaters of Roman Empire
Pax Romana- Engineering an Empire
Homework:
Complete A.P. Pax Romana reading using a second note-taking technique.
TUE,
JAN 27
NO CLASS- Snow Day!
FRI,
JAN 23
In Class:
CE Quiz- Laukli, Garvey, Laverdier
Review Map of the Roman World
Complete Time-line From Founding through Pax Romana
Pax Romana- Engineering an Empire
Homework:
Read 1/2 of A.P. Pax Romana. Take notes using one of the techniques on the handout below.

WED,
JAN 21
In Class:
Review Julius Caesar Questions 8-15 and Study Guide
Video Julius Caesar (1953)
Homework:
Complete Map of the Roman World
Study for CE Quiz Laukli, Garvey, Laverdier,

MLK WEEKEND

FRI,
JAN 16
In Class:
CE Laverdiere
Review Julius Caesar Study Guide and Questions 1-8
Engineering an Empire- Julius Caesar
Homework:
Read Chapter IX- Julius Caesar and complete the Study Guide and questions 8-15 on page 100.
WED,
JAN 14
In Class:
Copy Down Roman Time Line
Review Republican Government and Results of the Punic Wars and Gracci Reforms

Homework:
Read Chapter IX- Julius Caesar and start the Study Guide and questions 1-8 on page 100.The Study Guide is also in Google Drive.

This source might help The Roman Revolution by Prof Skip Knox Boise State University
MON,
JAN 12
In Class:
Quiz- Genius for the Practical
Lecture- Founding of Rome to The Punic Wars

Homework:
Read the handout and answer the questions on Page 2 on how the Punic War undermined Roman society and how the Gracchi brothers tried to reform Roman Society. Be sure to master vocabulary and review how the Roman Republican government worked (or did NOT work!)

You may want to also read this essay on The Roman Revolution by Prof Skip Knox Boise State University
THR,
JAN 8
In Class:
CE Present Garvey
Power of One Activity


Homework:

Examine an organization that tries to fight hunger. Fill out the yellow form. Be ready to discuss next class.

Read the packet A Genius for the Practical from Plight of the Plebians to the end and take notes in the note-taking guide handed out in class.
Be prepared for an open-note quiz next class.
TUE,
JAN 6
In Class:
Thomas Cole
Homework:
Read the packet A Genius for the Practical up to the section Plight of the Plebians and take notes in the note-taking guide handed out in class.

WINTER HOLIDAY BREAK

FRI,
DEC 19
In Class:
7 Years in Tibet
Homework:
WED,
DEC 17
In Class:
CE Present Sophia Laukli
7 Years in Tibet
Homework:
Dalai Lama May be The Last
http://www.freepanchenlama.org/



MON,
DEC 15
In Class:
CE Quiz Elder and Lane
Quiz Buddhism
Read a selection from The Dharma of Star Wars and identify 3 Quotes that illustrate the Buddhist practice of Right Mindfulness and their belief of Impermanence.
Luke Surprises Yoda (3:34)
Destruction of Death Star (4:02)
Mindfulness 60 Minutes 2014
Prayer Flags
http://www.religionfacts.com/buddhism/symbols.htm
http://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/9074.Th_ch_Nh_t_H_nh
http://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/570218.Dalai_Lama_XIV
http://www.dalailamaquotes.org/__
http://www.do-meditation.com/enlightenment-quotes.html#sthash.KF4T8B0V.dpbs
Homework:
none
THR,
DEC 11
In Class:
CE Present Meredith Lane
Lecture Buddhism

Making of a Mandala in time-lapse (15:24)
Construction & Destruction of a Mandala with Dalai Lama (4:45)
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Buddhism
Study for CE Quiz Elder and Lane
TUE,
DEC 9
Hand-in Maps of India and Sub-Continent
Quiz- Hinduism
Read this overview of Buddhism and answer the questions in the back.
History of Religion in 90 seconds

Lecture Introduction to Buddhism
Homework:
Memorize the 4 Noble Truths.
What is the relationship between the 4 Noble Truths and the 8 Fold Path?

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
Meditation Makes Positive Changes to Brain Structure Huffington Post

FRI,
DEC 5
In Class:
History of Religion in 90 seconds
Lecture- Hinduism
Primary Sources- on Hinduism
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Hinduism
WED,
DEC 3
In Class:
Complete the Hinduism and Buddhism maps handed out in class. You will have to use your own websites to find the locations on your map. Please use colored pencils and color countries contrasting colors to make the maps good study guides. You should begin to study the geographic locations on this map for a quiz in a few days.
Homework:
Go into your google drive and locate the document with the title Hinduism Web Quest. Copy and Rename the document as YourLastName.Hinduism.5W and SHARE it back with me. Answer all the questions completely. You will need earphones to watch the videos if you start this during class.
MON,
DEC 1
In Class:
CE Present Greta Elder
Review Test. Review Test Corrections process. Test Corrections are due by class on Friday.
Hinduism K-T-W
Homework:
Here is a great resource on Hinduism- Information on Hinduism by Primary Homework Help

Optional-
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

THANKSGIVING VACATION

MON,
NOV 24
In Class:
CE Present Greta
Greek Travel- Please go in googledocs and create a document with the title Lastname/Lastname.GreekTravel.2W. You should book your trip over April Vacation (airfare, Hotel, Sites) for $7,000 per person. Please include an itinerary with headings, details of your travel, and images. Please calculate all prices in US$.
Homework:
none
THR,
NOV 20
In Class:
Test on Ancient Greece
Homework:
none
TUE,
NOV 18
In Class:
Review Greek Art and Architecture


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:
Study for Test on Ancient Greece

FRI,
NOV 14
In Class:
Present- Phidias
Robert Kennedy: Delivering News of King's Death NPR (2:48)
Socrates- Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Review- Peloponnesian War & Complete Greek Time-Line
Lecture- Greet Philosophy- Socrates, Plato & Aristotle

Read this link on Alexander the Great and find out why he is one of the most famous men in history.
Top 10 Reasons Alexander The Great Was Great
Here is a map to help Alexander The Great
Homework:
Read the two handouts below on Greek Art and Architecture. The first handout (14-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


WED,
NOV 12
In Class:
Present Great Greeks
Homework:
Watch these two videos about Sparta. How is their society different from the society of Athens? Why did they emphasize becoming a warrior above all else? Spartan Boot Camp (3:49)Spartan Ideals & Democracy (2:14)
Read about the Peloponnesian War and take notes on the worksheet handed out in class. Use this LINK to Professor Skip Knox's website. This simple Video The Peloponnesian War(2:22) will help you understand the War and this longer Video Peloponnnesian War (12:49) will help you also.

TUE,
NOV 11

Veterans Day

FRI,
NOV 7
In Class:
Present Great Greeks
Homework:
WED,
NOV 5
In Class;
CE Quiz Silas and Caroline
Great Greek Research
Homework:
For homework research your Great Greek using a website. This website must be an excellent source of information and reliable. When you have selected your website you must evaluate it using this Website Evaluation Form.
Complete Great Greeks Project
MON,
NOV 3
In Class:
CE Present Caroline
Great Greek Research
Homework:
Study for CE Quiz Silas and Caroline
Work on Great Greek Project- start work on Great Greek Template (Master) found in your google Drive. Rename it and Share it with me.
Athenian Agora & Greek Democracy Khan Academy (4:39)
Athenian Democracy- Location of the 10 Tribes
THR,
OCT 30
In Class:
Reading Comprehension- The Legacy of Greece

Homework:
Great Greek Research
TUE,
OCT 28
In Class:
CE Present Silas
Review Persian War
Students begin Great Greek Research


Homework:
Go to googledrive and find the document "Copy Great Greek Topic Notes" and rename it and share it back with me.
Read and take notes using Britannica Online School Edition (K-12) Use this LINK
Take notes using GVRL: Link
FRI,
OCT 24
In Class:
Read and create a time-line on the Persian War. You can use the text book Text-120-122 to see a great map and find important information.

Using Pages- Students will construct a time-line (with dates) that summarizes the Greek-Persian War. The Time-line will include only important information. Use the text-book and the hand-outs. The time-line should contain the following events:
Be sure to refer to these maps and use this Interactive map of Persian Wars. Click boxes and wait to watch it fill in information.

1. Ionian States Revolt- What were the causes of the war?
2. Battle of Marathon- how did the topography and greek strategy win this battle?
3. Xerxes and the 2nd Persian Invasion- describe Xerxe's strategy and bridge over the Hellenspont
4. Themistocles' Wooden Wall (Oracle of Delphi)
5. Battle of Thermoplyea Pass- how did the topography influence this battle? who won and how?
6. Athens is destroyed
7. Battle of Salamis- how did the topography influence this battle? who won and how?
8. Delian league is Formed- what was this? What was it's purpose?

Essential Question: How did the small city-states of Greece defeat the mighty Persian Empire?

Homework:
Complete Time-Line on the Persian War
Here is a video about the Greek (Spartan) Hoplites, The Argive Grip and the Phalanx Implements of Death (2:30)
Here is a video link about triremes (3:00)
Deconstructing History- The Spartans (3:00)
WED,
OCT 22
In Class:
CE Quiz Ethan & Annabelle
Review- Democracy in Ancient Greece
I'm Just a Bill Schoolhouse Rock (3:00)
Homework:
Read and take notes on the Persian war. Highlight important information about the war.
MON,
OCT 20
In Class:
CE Present Ethan
Review Test Make-up Policy
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:
Study for CE Quiz Ethan & Annabelle
Review Greek Democracy and take notes on the following topics- 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?
Where do you see connections or differences to the American democratic System?
THR,
OCT 16
In Class:
Review Geography of Greece and how geography shaped Ancient Greece.
Volcanic Eruption on Thera (HD) (2:20)
Lecture- Macro Time-Line of Ancient Greece. You can see a copy of the lecture notes in GoogleDrive with the title of 14OverviewGreeceKN.key
Homework:
Read and take notes on the Democracy of Ancient Athens
How and why did democracy develop in Athens? Who has the 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? Where do you see connections or differences to the American democratic System?


TUE,
OCT 14
In Class:
Test on Judaism
Geography of Ancient Greece- Fill-out and complete the map handed out in class.


Here is a LINK to some great map resources
Homework:
Read this handout and complete the questions on the back of the handout Geography of Ancient Greece

MON,
OCT 13

COLUMBUS DAY

THR,
OCT 9
In Class:
CE Present Annabelle
Maine Supreme Court
Jig Saw- Genesis in Art
The Truth Behind Noah's Flood
Deluge Theory
Noah's Flood (45:00) OPTIONAL
Jewish Women Fight for Equality NPR (7:08)
The Dead Sea Scrolls
City of Jerusalem for IMAX
Jerusalem- City of David 60 Minutes (13:40) Explores Jewish archeology below Arab East Jerusalem and what it means for peace.
Virtual recreation of Second Temple Mount (7:47)
Homework:
Study for Test on Judaism
TUE,
OCT 7
In Class:
Lecture- Judaism
Review Genesis
Homework:
Study for Test on Judaism- Identify any questions you have.
Watch the videos below and take notes.
Shofar at Sunrise (30 seconds)
Inside a Jewish Temple (8:17)
Western Wall- 3D Tour
FRI,
OCT 3
In Class:
Watch the Film- Kingdom of David and take notes on the video guide handed out in class.
Saving The Children 60 Minutes (15:14)
Homework:
Read Genesis chapters 1-9 and complete the worksheet handed out in class. Identify the speaker and the significance for each.
WED,
OCT 1
In Class:
History of Religion in 90 Seconds
Lecture: Judaism

Video- Prince of EGYPT (2:52)
Homework:
1. Read the rest of handout Learning About Judaism and take notes using the study guide shared with you in Googledocs.
2. Complete the assignment in Google Docs called Jewish Holidays (Share it back with me with the title Lastname.JewishHolidays.2W)
MON,
SEP 29
In Class:
Present Sustainable Solutions to Hunger in Malawi
In Class Essay- Sustainable Solutions to Hunger in Malawi
Homework:
Read the first 1/2 of the handout Learning About Judaism and take notes using the study guide shared with you in Googledocs.
SHARE it back with me Lastname.Judaism.2W. Read to JEWISH BELIEFS.
THR,
SEP 25
In Class:
Roll-Out Current Events
How ISIS Works NYTimes
Hunger Day 2
Homework:
Research Sustainable Solutions to Hunger in Malawi and present them next class. Create a google doc and SHARE it with me with the titleLastname.HungerSolution.2W
Your presentation should have 5 slides maximum. I cover slide (title, your name, picture) 2-3 Slides (Title, picture, bulleted 20 words max) 1 Slide Bibliography (You need to create a bibliography for images and resources.)
TUE,
SEP 23
In Class:
Quiz- Countries and geography of the Middle East
Hunger Day 1- The Food They Eat in One Week TIME
Islamic State a magnet for the disaffected Press Herald Sep 21, 2014
Homework:
Identify Quotes from The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind
FRI,
SEP 19
In Class:
Quiz on September 11th
Study Counties, and Geography of the Middle East
Play these Map Games to start to learn your countries
Play this Rethinking Schools game as well. (countries)
Homework:
Study Countries, and Geography of Middle East. Quiz Next Class.
WED,
SEP 17
In Class:
Lecture Results of 9/11
Update your blog and answer this question- How was America changed after 9/11?

Write 5-10 facts (using complete sentences and in your own words) that you learned. Upload another image and include a caption.

Homework:
Study for quiz on 9/11
MON,
SEP 15
IN CLASS:
Report out 9/11 Stories and Quotes
Lecture- Roots of 9/11
HOMEWORK:
Go to your Blog and construct a post called Remembering September 11, 2001. Write 5-10 facts (using complete sentences and in your own words) that you learn about the following topic. Upload an image and include a caption.

1. Why was America attacked on 9/11?
THR,
SEP 11
In Class:
Quiz on Summer Work
Introduce September 11th- What do we know?, What do we think we know?, What do we want to know?

Watch some of this Video- Inside 9/11 and study the handout below.

Homework:
Look in Google Drive for 9/11 Assignment: Interview Someone- What do you remember about September 11th?
10 Years after 9/11 AP, 201
102 Minutes That Changed America-The History Channel
9/11 Memorial and NYTimes Interactive- Ground Zero
TUE,
SEP 9
In Class:
Groups Present Summer Work
- Afghanistan, China, India, Brazil, Mexico, Nigeria, Syria
Laptop Orientation
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Summer Work
FRI,
SEP 5
In Class:
Share out one interesting fact about someone else. (Two lies and one truth.)
Jig-Saw of Summer Work. Groups annotate a Map (5 Items) to be handed out to the rest of the class. As a class review Bloom's Taxonomy
Students produce 3 Posters per group.

1. Word Wall/ Important People and Constituencies (5 Words) 2. Time-Line (5 Events) 3. Bloom's Taxonomy (5 Questions)
Homework:
Finalize Posters
WED,
SEP 3
In Class:
Course Overview



Tolerance Activity
Burial Boys of Ebola NYTimes (4:53)
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?

BEGIN SUMMER WORK-
Jig-Saw of Summer Work. As a group evaluate the most important story(s)
1. Word Wall/ Important People and Constituencies 2. Time-Line

Homework:
Review and gather extra information about your story(s) (20 Minutes)
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)