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TUE,
JUN 14
Final Exam 8:00-9:30
Please be on time; the exam will start promptly at 8:00.
FRI,
JUN 10
Review For Final Exam
WED,
JUN 8
What's My Name?
In Google Classroom Complete the Web Quest- The Genius of Leonardo da Vinci
Sistine Chapel Virtual Tour
St Peter's Square Virtual Tour
Prepare for Final Exam
MON,
JUN 6
In Class:
Mystery Files- Leonardo da Vinci
Homework:
Start Review for Final Exam
THR,
JUNE 2
In Class:
Last Supper- Monty Python
Students Present- Pieta, Last Supper, School of Athens, Bacchus and Ariadne
Machiavelli- The Prince timed reading assignment from text pages 426-429 (20:00)
Homework:
Complete Great Books The Prince in Google Classroom
Watch The Great Books- The Prince (52:00)
TUE,
MAY 31
In Class:
Annotate your artwork (30 min)
The Renaissance (3:06)
Students Present High Renaissance Artists
Homework:
Review High Renaissance Artists for Final Exam

MEMORIAL DAY

THR,
MAY 26
In Class:
Quiz Era of Medici
Review the 4 Breakthroughs
Read Annotated Mona Lisa and the 4 Breakthroughs in Renaissance Art. Complete the Annotated Mona Lisa in Google Classroom
Assign High Renaissance Artist & Artwork
Homework:
Complete High Renaissance Artist & Artwork and be prepared to Annotate (30 min) and present it next class. Notecard with only 3 terms on it.
High Renaissance Resources from Khan Academy
TUE,
MAY 24
In Class:
Students Present- Lorenzo de Medici, Botticelli, Savonarola
Watch documentary- Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Era of Medici
FRI,
MAY 20
In Class:
Students Present- Cosimo de Medici, Donatello, Brunelleschi, and Masaccio
Watch documentary- Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
Homework:
WED,
MAY 18
In Class:
Work in groups to create a short Google Slide presentation on the Era of the Medici.
Use the title Artist.2W. Write using "bullet form," Include relevant images, artworks, titles for slides and 15 words per slide that include vocabulary.
Here is a great resource- Early Renaissance in Italy by Khan Academy
Watch documentary- Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
Homework:
Complete Presentations
MON,
MAY 16
In Class:
Middle Ages Geography Quiz
Why did the Renaissance Begin in Italy?
What is Humanism?
Walls of Constantinople TED Education (4:17)
Begin documentary- Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
Homework:
Due Friday- Complete the assignment Era of Medici in Google Classroom. Identify all images mentioned in the reading and be able to annotate them. Be sure you answer The Questions 1-12 on pages 71 and 72 that pertain to your section. Make sure you write complete answers. How is your person a HUMANIST?
THR,
MAY 12
In Class:
Group Presentations
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Middle Ages Geography
TUE,
MAY 10
In Class:
Group Presentations
Homework:
FRI,
MAY6
In Class:
Complete Group Presentation
Focus on Geography
Homework:
WED,
MAY 4
In Class:
Begin Construction of Group Presentation
Final Inquiry Questions, Notes and Bibliography are due
Library
Student Interviews
Homework:
Work on Project
MON,
MAY 2
In Class:
Group Work- groups reconvene to review research progress.
Library- Locate two books and take notes
Student Interviews
Homework:
Use On-Line Resources to continue research. Prepare for an interview with me.
THR,
APR 28
In Class:
Group Work- groups reconvene to review research progress.
Library- Locate two books and take notes
Homework:
Use On-Line Resources to continue research. Prepare for an interview with me.
TUE,
APR 26
In Class:
Group Work- Groups will brainstorm on Poster Board and share information about their civilization.
This is a time to sort and categorize information using the PIRATES chart. Consider the Time-line of your civilization and geography of your civilization.
Groups identify "holes" in their research and use GVLR to take notes.
Homework:
Groups divide up the "holes" in their project and research them using GVLR
Students create a folder and gather high quality and relevant images for their presentations. Be sure to keep track of URL's for each image

APRIL VACATION

THR,
APR 14
Thank You Posters for World Religions Field Trip
The Inca- Time-Life Video
In Class:
The Affordable Care Act
TUE,
FEB 12
In Class:
Research your object and civilization using On-Line encyclopedia and resources
GVLR
Homework
Take notes on the note-taking guide and Revise PIRATE and Bloom questions.
FRI,
APR 8
In Class:
Introduce Bloom's Taxonomy & PIRATES Chart and draft 2-3 research questions using Bloom's Taxonomy
Read Text Book Section on Your Civilization and take notes. Focus on Overview of your civilization.
Homework
Research your object and civilization using On-Line Britannica Encyclopedia. Add Notes in your note-taking guide in google docs
WED,
APR 6
In Class:
Watch God's Architect 60 MINUTES (12:39)
Close Looking Activity- Introduce AAA Project on China, Japan, Inca, Maya, West Africa, Mongols
Homework:
Research on-line and take a few notes. Cite relevant sources using MLA format on the note-taking guide
MON,
APR 4
In Class:
Open note Quiz on the Middle Ages
Please select a research Project Preference-
AAA Middles Ages Research Topic (Pearl)
THR,
MAR 31
In Class:
Review 100 Years War
The Black Death Web Quest
Homework:
Study For Quiz on Middle Ages
TUE, MAR 29
In Class:
Complete Video of the Crusades from First Crusade,
The Crusades Crash Course (11:32) Assignment
Is it Fair to Compare ISIS to the Crusades? CNN (8:26)
Osama Bin Laden Against Crusades 2001
Osama Bin Laden Riles Against "Crusaders" 2006
French Women Defy French Ban on Veil BBC NOV 2013__
France Debates Veils in Public Universities__ France 24 Feb, 2016
Homework:
Decline of Feudalism and the End of the Middle Ages
Watch this video on the Magna Carta (6:30) that was signed in 1215. Why was this such a significant turning point in English history?
Watch this video on the 100 Years War (7:37) and take notes on the 100 Years War. Focus on Causes of the war, Technological Advances, Turning Points, Results of the War
FRI,
MAR 25
In Class:
Quiz on Islam
Overview of Crusades- Interactive Map of Crusades & Interactive Map of Reconquest of Spain
Video: Crescent & The Cross
Homework:
Actively Read a text on the Crusades 117-124. Create your own 1 page study guide on the Crusades. Categorize and sort information.
WED,
MAR 23
In Class:
Actively Read The Main Teachings of Islam. Identify 10 most important facts and 2 things you have questions about or would like to know more about. Also- use a different color highlighter on new and important vocabulary terms.
Watch this film Jerusalem- In IMAX
Review Islamic Empires
Homework:
Take a virtual tour of the Dome of the Rock and al-Aqsa Mosque
Study for Quiz on Islam
MON,
MAR 21
No Class- Snow Day
THR,
MAR 17
NO CLASS- MFA Trip/Power of ONE
TUE,
MAR 15
In Class:
Lecture- Islam from Koran
In the text book read Spread of Islam (Text Pages 277-281) and answer the questions and fill-out the map on the worksheet handed out in class or in Google Classroom. Then Read about Muslim Inventions and identify what you think are the five most important inventions: Islamic Inventions Shaped the World .
Homework:
Go into Google Classroom and Complete Anatomy of a Mosque and the Islam Web Quest.
Also- Read some famous and important Quotes from the Koran and try to figure out what they mean. How do they relate to other religions we have studied?
FRI,
MAR 11
In Class:
Hand in Annotate MFA
Assess Prior Knowledge on Islam
Introduce Islam: History of Religion in 90 seconds
Trump- On Islam (2:32)
Trump On Torture (1:08)
Trump- I Think Islam Hates Us (:52)
Lecture- Introduction to Islam (In Google Classroom)
Map of Shia and Sunni
The Surprising Appeal of ISIS Boston Globe
Homework:
Actively read A New Faith and complete the study guide on the last page. Remember that section headings and vocabulary terms are key to helping you understand new information
WED,
MAR 9
In Class:
Lecture Power of the Catholic Church in the Middle Ages
Annotate MFA
Homework;
Complete Annotated MFA. Print and hand in next class.
MON,
MAR 7
In Class:
Hand in Annotated Artworks
Lecture- Romanesque & Gothic Art
Watch NOVA- Building The Great Cathedrals and complete the worksheet in class. Please hand in at end of class.
Homework:
Go into Google Classroom and Watch the Birth of the Gothic- Abbot Sugar Khan Academy (5:18) and complete the worksheet.
Play with this Interactive- The Physics of Stone Arches- NOVA
THR,
MAR 3
In Class:
Lecture- Manorialism, Introduction to Byzantine
Review and Revise The Catalonian Chapel)
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 and Fish Eaters and National Gallery of Art London
Hand in Final Drafts Monday of Catalonian Chapel & Virgin and the Dead Christ. Printed Prior to next class.
TUE,
MAR 1
In Class:
Quiz on Christianity.
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)
Lecture- The Collapse of the Roman Empire, Feudalism, Manorialism
Homework:
Complete an annotated artwork of the Catalonian Chapel MFA. PRINT OUT PRIOR TO NEXT CLASS
Read Art in The Middle Ages- Reign of Religion Pages 24-27 on Byzantine & Romanesque Art. Incorporate information from this reading into your Annotation of the Catalonian Chapel
Here is the Description and the Rubric
FRI,
FEB 26
In Class:
Review Learning About Christianity & SERMON ON THE MOUNTAIN
Alterpiece & The Last Supper (7:39)
Jesus Picks His Disciples
Church of the Holy Sepulcher 3-D
Homework:
Study for quiz on Christianity
WED,
FEB 24
In Class:
Lecture- Christianity 2 (from last supper)
Read Sermon on the Mount
How to Become the Pope (5:08)
Christianity Annotation
Pope Francis I and Patriarch Bartholomew LA Times Feb 5, 2016
Homework:
Actively Read Learning About Christianity and identify 10 facts that are identical or reinforce the reading from text 171-174 (your poem). In addition- identify 5 new items that you believe are particularly important that you learned from the text. Write these notes in the margin or on the last page of the Learning About Christianity handout.
MON,
FEB 22
In Class:
Lecture- Christianity
History of Religion in 90 Seconds
Christians vs Catholics
Mount Athos Part I (14:25)
Homework:
Go into Google Classroom and read about the origins of Christianity in the textbook, pages 171-174. Write a rhyming poem about early Christianity that incorporates accurate info about all of the following terms. Turn it in when you are done.

FEBRUARY VACATION

THR,
FEB 11
In Class:
Go to the Library and identify two quotes for your topic from two different books in the library. Go into Google Classroom and complete the Project Requirements sheet. You need to provide MLA citations from two credible on-line sources and two books from the library. You must EVALUATE both on-line sources using the link provided on the assignment.
I will be out but you can ask for help from Mrs Hamilton. Please turn it in by the end of class.
TUE,
FEB 9
In Class:
TEST on ROME
Homework:
Go into Google Classroom and complete the assignment Decline of America? Students will begin their short research projects on the Decline of the Roman Empire and the Decline of America? You and your partner should create a shared google doc and conduct research in class on your topic. Share your document with the name YOUR/LAST/NAMES.ROME.4B. (example Clinton/Trump/Cruz.Rome.2W) On your document be sure to gather reliable relevant links to resources that explain what happened in Rome and what is the current situation in America. You should also deposit on this document some of your best connections, quotes, examples and ideas. Here is an exemplar
FRI,
FEB 5
TEST on ROME postponed because of snow day
WED,
FEB 3
In Class:
Study for Test Friday
Homework:
Study for Test Friday
MON,
FEB 1
In Class:
Quiz on Roman Geography
Engineering an Empire- Vespasian to Caracalla
Christianity- Religious Tolerance and Persecution in the Roman Empire
Homework:
Test Study Guide
Actively Read (highlight, notes in margins) and take notes on the Decline of the Roman Empire. Identify connections to problems in America today.
THR,
JAN 28
In Class:
CE Quiz Lowenstein & Kenny
Review Time-line and Roman Geography
Engineering an Empire- Augustus to Nero
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Roman Geography
TUE,
JAN 26
In Class:
CE Present Kenny & Lowenstein
Groups present Pax Romana
Homework:
Study for Quiz Kenny & Lowenstein
Complete Map of the Roman Empire
FRI,
JAN 22
In Class:
Review from Death of Julius Caesar to Augustus
Groups Work on Pax Romana
Engineering an Empire- from Sewers & Roads to Augustus
Homework:
Create your paragraph essay for Pax Romana and Create and your own Study Guide.
WED,
JAN 20
In Class:
CE Quiz Hardel & Lyon
Review Julius Caesar Study Guide and Questions 1-15
Homework:
Read your section of Pax Romana and Create your own Study Guide.

MLK WEEKEND

FRI,
JAN 15
In Class:
CE Present Hardel & Lyon
Review Julius Caesar Study Guide and Questions 1-8
Engineering an Empire- Julius Caesar
Homework:
Study for CE Quiz Hardel & Lyon
Read Chapter IX- Julius Caesar and complete the Study Guide and questions 8-15 on page 100.
This source might help The Roman Revolution by Prof Skip Knox Boise State University
WED,
JAN 13
In Class:
Review Republican Government
Engineering an Empire Sewers and Roads
Homework:
Read Chapter IX- Julius Caesar and start the Study Guide and questions 1-8 on page 100. The Study Guide is also in Google Drive.
MON,
JAN 11
In Class:
Finish Cole
Genius for The Practical reading up to Etruscans
Engineering an Empire- Carthage
Homework:
Complete Genius for the Practical on the Republican Government and through the Punic Wars
THR,
JAN 7
In Class:
Cole
Homework:
Read Text 159-163 and answer questions on the worksheet 15-Rome's Expansion in google Classroom
TUE,
JAN 5
In Class:
Power of One Activity
Siddhartha School & Padama Video
Safe Passage
Kiva
Homework:
Power of One Homework in Google Classroom

WINTER HOLIDAY BREAK

TUE,
DEC 22
In Class:
7 Years in Tibet
FRI,
DEC 18
In Class:
Quiz Buddhism
7 Years in Tibet
Homework:
WED,
DEC 16
In Class:
Quiz Dieterle & Rogers
Lecture on Buddhism
Mindfulness 60 Minutes 2014 (13 Minutes)
Read a selection from The Dharma of Star Wars and identify 3 Quotes that illustrate the Buddhist practice of Right Mindfulness and their belief of Impermanence.
Destruction of Death Star (6:23)
Luke Surprises Yoda(3:34)
Prayer Flags Activity- Buddhist Quotes and Symbols
Resource 1
Resource 2
Resource 3
Resource 4
Resource 5
Homework:
Study for quiz on Buddhism
Tibet
Tibetan Fights to Save Language NYT 2015
MON,
DEC 14
In Class:
Quiz- Countries, Cities and Bodies of Water in South Asia
CE Present Dieterle & Rogers
Homework:
Study for CE Quiz Dieterle & Rogers
THR,
DEC 10
In Class:
Quiz- Hinduism and Tillotson & Feeley
Read handout and answer questions on Buddhism
Start Lecture on Buddhism
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Countries, Capital Cities and Bodies of Water in South Asia
This game may help you in your review.
TUE,
DEC 8
In Class:
CE Present Feeley & Tillotson
Watch the TED Talk - East vs. West: Myths that Mystify (18:26) Identify his Thesis and 5 facts or quotes that help us better understand the point he is making. You may include images to help you understand this.
Diwali project
Homework:
Study for quiz on Hinduism
Study for CE Quiz on Feeley & Tillotson
FRI,
DEC 4
In Class:
Map work on South Asia as it relates to Hinduism and Buddhism. There are colored pencils on my desk.
Web Quest on Hinduism (resource link here)
Homework:
Go into google classroom and Read 9 Myths about Hinduism.
WED,
DEC 2
In Class:
CE Quiz Dettmann & Tarr
History of Religion in 90 seconds
Lecture- Hinduism
Funeral Rites in Varanasi (3:20)
Homework:
Go into Google Classroom and complete the assignment- History of Hindu India (Hinduism Today Magazine / Cal State Northridge) (23:11)
MON,
NOV 30
In Class:
Lecture- Greek Sculpture and complete Greek Art Exemplar & Assignment
Pre-Test on Buddhism
K-T-W Hinduism and Buddhism
Homework:
Study for CE Quiz Dettmann & Tarr

THANKSGIVING VACATION

MON,
NOV 23
Socratic Seminar
THR,
NOV 19
CE Present Dettmann & Tarr
In Class:
Review Greek Philosophy & The Rule of Law
Review the Parthenon reading, Pericles' Funeral Oration, Bush's Speech on Sep 11, 2002, Greek Democratic and Justice System, President Obama's Speech on Paris Terror Attacks
Aristotle and The Mean and Plato's Three Principals of the Soul
Homework:
Review our study of Ancient Greece. Prepare for Seminar on the Greek values of Balance, Harmony, Inquiry and Empathy. Print off notes on your computer you might need in the seminar.
Go into Google Classroom and watch the two videos on Archaic and Classical Sculpture. Your understanding of these sculptures and how they represent Greek Values will help you in the seminar.
TUE,
NOV 17
In Class:
Review Greek Architecture, The Parthenon & The Golden Ratio
Lincoln Memorial Interactive
1. Design and construction details about the Parthenon
2. What is the Golden Ratio?
3. Identify how the Golden Ratio was used in the construction of the Parthenon.
Doodling in Math- Golden Ratio (6:00)
Watch this short video (2:39) The Parthenon- An Optical Illusion
Please include an image and a caption to explain the use of the Golden Ratio in the Parthenon.
4. Include an image and two facts about Phidias' sculpture of Athena Parthenos.
Lecture- Greek Philosophy- The Big Three
Homework:
Philosophy & The Rule of Law
FRI,
NOV 13
In Class:
CE Quiz Darling & Jones & Blaschke
Congress Passes Defense Bill Banning Guantanamo Bay Nov 11, 2015
Robert Kennedy: Delivering News of King's Death NPR (2:48)
Review the Peloponnesian War, The Melian Dialogue and Periclese's Funeral Oration
Homework:
Go into Google Classroom and complete the assignment on Greek Architecture and The Secrets of the Parthenon.

VETERANS DAY

TUE,
NOV 10
In Class:
CE Present Darling & Jones & Blaschke
Quiz- Athenian & American Democracy
The Golden Age of Athens (7:43) and List of Great Greeks
Go into Google Classroom and Complete Peloponnesian War
Homework:
Study for CE Quiz Darling & Jones & Blaschke
Complete the Peloponnesian War assignment
FRI,
NOV 6
In Class:
Review The Persian War
Homework:
Study for Quiz on American and Greek Democracy. Here is a link to a Study Guide.
WED,
NOV 4
In Class:
Review Democracy in Ancient Athens and Compare to American Democratic System
Compare Congressional Districts in United States with this LINK
Homework:
Go into Google Classroom and Complete the Time-line of the Persian War
MON,
NOV 2
In Class:
Quiz on Greek Geography
CE Present Taylor
Google Classroom- Complete the Development of Democracy assignment.
Students will work alone or in pairs on Democracy of Ancient Athens Assignment.
Homework:
Complete Democracy in Ancient Athens Assignment
THR,
OCT 29
In Class:
12 min Quiz- Legacy of Greece
CE Present Blaschke
Review Test Corrections Policy (test corrections due Monday)
Review Geography of Greece
Lecture- Macro Time-Line of Ancient Greece and the development of city states (polis) and democracy.
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Greek Geography
Students go into Google Classroom complete TCI Chapter on Sparta/Athens and fill in a Venn diagram.
TUE
OCT 27
In Class:
CE Quiz Belisle Haley & Walsh
Go into Google Classroom and complete the Greek Map Assignment. Use colored pencils in class to color in your map.
Homework:
Complete your map. If you are unable to locate a few items that is fine- we will review the map next class.
"Actively Read" the Handout Legacy of Greece and be prepared for a timed 12 min open-note quiz.
FRI,
OCT 23
In Class:
Quiz on Judaism
CE Present Belisle Haley & Walsh
Homework:
Study for quiz on CE Belisle-Haley & Walsh
WED,
OCT 21
In Class:
CE Quiz Balesca & Rapone
City of Jerusalem for IMAX
Judaism Lecture #3
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Judaism
MON.
OCT 19
In Class:
CE Present Zach
Finish Genesis
Judaism Lecture #2
Homework:
Study for Quiz Aaron & Zach
Jerusalem- City of David 60 Minutes (13:40) Identify the main point being made by this video.
THR,
OCT 15
In Class:
CE Present Aaron
School Photos
Homework:
Turn-in Jewish Holidays and Learning About Judaism
TUE,
OCT 13
In Class:
CE Quiz- Barr & Whittaker
Genesis Jig Saw
Review "Active Reading"
Homework:
Complete 15-Learning About Judaism and turn it in.

COLUMBUS DAY WEEKEND

WED,
OCT 7
In Class:
Current Events Presentation: Barr & Whittaker
DVD- Kingdom of David
Homework:
In Google Classroom- complete and turn-in Jewish Holidays
CE Quiz Barr & Whittaker
MON,
OCT 5
In Class:
History of Religion in 90 Seconds
Lecture: Judaism
Video- Prince of EGYPT (2:52)
Video- If Moses Had Google
In Google Classroom- "Actively Read" and take notes on 15-Learning About Judaism using the text book 83-86
Homework:
"Actively Read" and take notes on 1/2 of 15-Learning About Judaism
Watch the videos below and take notes.
Shofar at Sunrise (30 seconds)
Inside a Jewish Temple (8:17)
Western Wall- 3D Tour
THR,
OCT 1
In Class:
Socratic Seminar on Boy Who Harnessed The Wind
Homework:
none
TUE,
SEP 29
In Class:
Share information about solutions to Malawi's problems with poverty, hunger, and drought
In-class Writing prompt
What the World Eats
How the World Lives
Review Socratic Seminar and Rubric
Homework:
Prepare for Socratic Seminar on Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. Bring your book to class. Also, Read this article:
Take a Gander at this AMAZING 9/11 Story
The Islamic State: a magnet for the disaffected Press Herald Sep 21, 2014
The Silver Lining in the California Drought National Geographic April 2015
Should Asylum Seekers in Portland Maine be denied General Assistance Aid? PPH June 22, 2015
FRI,
SEP 25
In Class:
Share quotes from Boy Who Harnessed the Wind in small groups
Presentation on causes of hunger in Malawi
Ladysmith Black Mombazo - Rain, Rain, Beautiful Rain
Homework:
What are sustainable solutions to hunger in Malawi?
Go to the Google Classroom and complete the assignment Sustainable Solutions to Hunger in Malawi.

Finish assignment on learning more about your assigned solution to Malawi's problem with hunger and drought.
Why Does Hunger Still Exist In Africa? Bill Gates
What Went Wrong? Lessons From Malawi's Food Crisis Africa Renewal
WED,
SEP 23
In Class:
9/11 quiz
Current events exemplar presentation - Migrant Crisis in Europe
Your Current Events Date
Everyone watches Khulungira (in class) to develop mental images of what living in a village (like William’s) would be like. STOP AT 5:27 (before science section)
Hunger in Malawi - make a copy of this document, rename it using the naming protocol on the top of the page, and share it with me.
Homework:
Finish any remaining portions of the Hunger in Malawi Google Doc you haven't finished (including Washington Post article/facts and three quotes from Boy Who Harnessed the Wind).
Please bring earbuds/headphones to our next class if you have them.
MON,
SEP 21
In Class:
Review Causes of 9/11 from creation of Israel and Lecture on How 9/11 Changed America
Watch Boston Marathon Bombing- 60 Minutes (12:39min)
Watch some of this Video- Inside 9/11 ZERO HOUR and study the handout below.
Homework:
Study for Quiz on 9/11
THR,
SEP 17
In Class:
Quiz on Summer Work
Share 9/11 interviews
Introduce September 11th- What do we know?, What do we think we know?, What do we want to know?



Homework:
Study one or more of the handouts below and add notes in red pen to your note-taking guide. What new and important facts did you learn about 9/11 from this resource?
10 Years after 9/11 AP, 201
9/11 Memorial and NYTimes Interactive- Ground Zero
TUE,
SEP 15
In Class:
Groups Present Summer Work
- Turkey, China, India, Brazil, Mexico, Nigeria, South Africa

Laptop Orientation
Homework:
Study for a current events quiz based on big ideas from student presentations on each country. Also study the map you shaded that shows each of the 7 countries.
FRI,
SEP 11
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)
Editorial Cartoons
Homework:
Conduct an interview with someone who vividly remembers the events on 9/11. Look for this document in your Google Classroom folder and follow guidelines for your interview.
Please print your interview before coming to class (the best printer to use is the 100 wing color printer).
WED,
SEP 9
In Class:
Course Overview

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

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)
Religion Meets Rebellion: How ISIS Lured 3 London Girls NYTimes August, 2015
Off the Coast of Iran, a High-Stakes Version of Spy Versus Spy NYTimes August, 2015
The Islamic State: a magnet for the disaffected Press Herald Sep 21, 2014
Watch Boston Marathon Bombing- 60 Minutes (12:39 min)
Boston’s Terror and the Children of the Fault Lines Bloomberg April 19, 2013
Judgement Not Included- Thomas Friedman (April 2013)
The Lessons of Anwar Al-Awlaki NYTimes Aug, 2015