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Date

Honors Period 3

FRI,
JUN 13

8am FINAL EXAM

TUE,
JUN 10
No Class- Underclassman awards Assembly
MON,
JUN 9
Step-Up Day
In Class:
Review for Final
Homework:
FRI,
JUN 6
In Class:
Review For Final

THR,
JUN 5
In Class:
Students Present Khan Academy Artworks
Michaelangelo Revealed
Homework:
TUE,
JUN 3
In Class:
Review The Annotated Mona Lisa

Homework:
Khan Academy Projects
MON,
JUN 2
In Class:
View Part 2: Magnificent Medici
Homework:
none
FRI,
MAY 30
In Class:
Review:
6. Alberti-
7. Botticelli-
8. Savonorola-
Part 1: Birth of a Dynasty
Homework:
Read pages 32-38 of 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.

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.

Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
Part 1: Birth of a Dynasty
Homework:
none
TUE,
MAY 27
Freshman Service Day

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

FRI,
MAY 23
In Class:
Walls of Constantinople TED Education (4:17)
What is Humanism?
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-

THR,
MAY 22
In Class:
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?
Why did the Renaissance Begin in Italy?


Homework:
none
TUE,
MAY 20
In Class:
Complete Voice Thread Quiz
MT Athos 60 Minutes (14:23)
9/11 Memorial Opens (You will need earphones) NYTimes
Homework:
MON,
MAY 19
In Class:
Complete Voice Thread Quiz
MAYAS- http://voicethread.com/?#q.b5762422.i29512954
JAPAN- https://voicethread.com/?#q.b5758187.i29536464
CHINA-https://voicethread.com/?#q.b5755474.i29474144
INCA- https://voicethread.com/?#q.b5755440.i29474010
WEST AFRICA- https://voicethread.com/?#q.b5764173.i29536373
Homework:
none
FRI,
MAY 16
In Class:
Voice Thread Due
Go to YPAC at 10:05- Speeches
Homework:
Bring Earphones to class!
THR,
MAY 15
In Class:
Complete Voice Thread

Homework:
Email me your final Voice Thread
TUE,
MAY 13
In Class:
Work on Script
Create Voice Thread- start to upload images
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
Homework:
Work on Script and locate 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
THR,
MAY 8
In Class:
Library
Homework:
Complete Research- using On-Line Resources or Britannica on-Line K-12
TUE,
MAY 6
In Class:
Library
Take Notes from Source 4- Library Books using different Colors. Make sure you create a Bibliography at the top of Your Google Doc that is Color-Coded
Take Notes from Encyclopedia Britannica
Homework:
MON,
MAY 5
In Class:
Identify and begin Researching Artifact
Homework:
Take notes from Source 2- //Encyclopedia// Britannica k-12
Take more notes IN RED on your Topic from Source 3 On-Line Resources for the Project
FRI,
MAY 2
In Class:
Groups Identify Major Geographic Locations. How did Geography impact and shape this civilization?






Homework:
Take notes IN RED on your Topic from Source 3 On-Line Resources for the Project
THR,
MAY 1
In Class:
Collect Permission Slips to MFA
Collect Word Walls and Brainstorming
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.
TUE,
APR 29
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 label 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

THR,
APR 17
NO Class- Un Conference
In Class:
Hand-in Annotated MFA Artwork
TUE,
APR 15
In Class:
CE Quiz Strobel
Edit and Work on MFA Artwork
MT Athos 60 Minutes (14:23)
Homework:
Print Final Annotated Artwork and hand in Thursday
MON,
APR 14
In Class:
CE Present Strobel
Homework;
Study for CE Quiz Strobel
Assign Annotated MFA Artwork

MFA.ORG

FRI,
APR 11
In Class:
Finish NOVA- Building The Great Cathedrals (from 27:33)
Papyrus Referring to Jesus’ Wife Is More Likely Ancient Than Fake, Scientists Say NYTimes Feb 2014 and 60 Minutes- God's Architect (13:46min)
Homework:
THR,
APR 10
In Class:
Students will take notes while watching this program.
Building The Great Cathedrals NOVA (53:07)
Homework:
TUE,
APR 8
In Class:
No Class- Club Period
Homework:
MON,
APR 7
In Class:
CE Present Steinharter
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 Thursday 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)
Birth of the Gothic- Abbot Sugar Khan Academy (5:18)
HOMEWORK:
Complete an annotated artwork of the Catalonian Chapel MFA
THR,
APR 3
In Class:
Alterpiece
Medieval Art Reading
Homework:
Cover Byzantine and Romanesque Art
TUE,
APR 1
In Class:
CE Quiz Ramsey
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:
Print your cartoon in Color prior to next class! Don't forget a title and name/class.
MON,
MAR 31
In Class:
CE Present Ramsey
Review Feudalism & Manoralism and the Medieval mind

Examine Dante's Inferno- A Virtual Tour of Hell
Homework:
Study for CE Quiz Ramsey
FRI,
MAR 28
In Class:
CE Quiz Neal
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
THR,
MAR 27
Quiz on Islam
CE Present Neal
Start Review of Crusades
Homework:
Study for CE Quiz Neal
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
TUE,
MAR 25

No Class

MON,
MAR 24

No Class

FRI,
MAR 21

No Class

THR,
MAR 20

No Class

TUE,
MAR 18
In Class:
Review Islam, Mosques, Muslim Empires and Inventions
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)
Lifting The Veil: Muslim Women Explain Their Choice- NPR
• Students should take a 30 minute virtual tour of the al-Haram al-Sharif (be sure to go to #26, the al-Aqsa mosque). Identify 5 of the most interesting things you see.
Lecture- The Heirs of Rome
- Division of empire

Homework:
Study for Quiz on Islam
Finish Crusades reading
MON,
MAR 17
In Class:
Pearl Out
Students should read Chapter VIII- The Crusades. They should complete the study guide.

Students should use the Map on page 320 of your text book and this Interactive Map to help them understand the Crusades.
Homework:
Students should read the document below to learn about architecture of a mosque and Islamic art. What are 5 things you would see in a Mosque?

• Watch Khan Academy video on Mihrab

FRI,
MAR 14

Winter Long Weekend

THR,
MAR 13
In Class:
CE Quiz McDowell

Why do Muslim women wear the hijab? (2:02)
Lecture- Islam and 5 Pillars of Islam and Jihad
Watch short video about the HajjISLAM- Sacred Journey The Atlantic
Muslims in America
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
TUE,
MAR 11
In Class:
CE Present N. McDowell
Lecture Islam
Homework:
1. 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.
MON,
MAR 10
In Class:
Quiz Christianity
Assess Prior Knowledge on Islam
Introduce Islam: History of Religion in 90 seconds

Homework:
FRI,
MAR 7
In Class:
Watch the DVD: In Search Of Jesus with Peter Jennings and take notes on this worksheet:
Homework:
Prepare for Quiz on Christianity
THR,
MAR 6
NO CLASS- ONE ACT PLAY
TUE,
MAR 4
In Class:
CE Quiz A. McDowell
Watch the DVD: In Search Of Jesus with Peter Jennings and take notes on this worksheet:
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
MON,
MAR 3
In Class:
CE Present A. McDowell
Lecture Christianity
Watch the DVD: In Search Of Jesus with Peter Jennings and take notes on this worksheet:

Homework:
none
FRI,
FEB 28
In Class:
Lecture Christianity
History of Religion in 90 seconds

Homework:
Read about the origins of Christianity in the textbook, pages 171-174 (including the "Characteristics of Christianity" on p. 174.) Then write a rhyming poem about early Christianity that incorporates accurate info about all of the following terms:
  • messiah
  • Jesus
  • Pontius Pilate
  • disciples
  • Paul
  • Peter
  • martyrs
  • Constantine
  • bishop
  • pope
  • New Testament
  • Trinity
THR,
FEB 27
In Class:
Create your own InfoGraph
Create Infograph on Hunger.
Example 1
Example 2

Homework:
TUE,
FEB 25
In Class:
CE Quiz Lougovtsov
Homework:
Watch this video and take notes. What are the 5 most important things you learned from this video? Homeless Veterans 60 Minutes (13:32)
MON,
FEB 24
In Class:
CE Quiz Lougovtsov
Power of One Activity

Homework:

Be Prepared to present your NGO next class.

FEBRUARY VACATION

FRI,
FEB 14
In Class:
CE Present Lougovtsov
Roman Travel Brochure
Homework:
THR,
FEB 13
In Class:
Seminar- Decline
Final Draft of Memo is Due
Homework:
TUE,
FEB 11
In Class:
No Class- Digital Citizenship
MON,
FEB 10
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
Library
Homework:
Final printed Memo Due 2/13. Print Prior to class.
FRI,
FEB 7
No Class- All School Assembly
THR,
FEB 6
In Class:
Hand-in First Draft of Memo
Library
Homework:
Work on Memo- Due 2/13.
TUE,
FEB 4
No Class- Club Period
MON,
FEB 3
In Class:
Library
Homework:
First Draft of memo. 3-5 Sources and Bibliography
Here is an exemplar:

FRI,
Jan 31
In Class:
CE Present Langenbach
Quiz on Government agencies
For on-line sources you need to evaluate the website using this form: Website Evaluation
Homework:
Bring in a printed new and original resource to add to your "dossier."
THR,
JAN 30
In Class:
Present Government Department to Class.
Homeless Veterans 60 Minutes (13:32)
Students receive their "dossiers" and continue research.
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Government Agencies.
Create first draft Outline of your Memo. Here is an exemplar:
TUE,
JAN 28
NO CLASS HUNGER
MON,
JAN 27
In Class:
CE Present Khun
1. Overview of Memo and Seminar 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:

Next class they will present their government official to the class and describe the function and role of their governmental department.
Homework:
Create your nameplate and prepare to present your government official to the class.
Study for CE Quiz
FRI,
JAN 24
In Class:
Engineering an Empire
Students will select a research topic on the Decline of Rome.

Homework:
Students Read about the Decline of the Roman Empire and Brainstorm connections to America today.

THR,
JAN 23
In Class:
Writing prompt on the Pax Romana.
Engineering an Empire
Homework:
TUE,
JAN 21
In Class:
Quiz- Knupple
Quiz- Julius Caesar
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.



MLK WEEKEND

FRI,
JAN 17
In Class:
CE Present Knupple
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Julius Caesar

Quiz on CE Knupple
THR,
JAN 16
In Class:
Marc Anthony's Speech at Caesar's Funeral
Find The Good & Praise it- ABC News
Engineering an Empire
TUE,
JAN 14
In Class:
Review Julius Caesar

Julius Cesar (1953)
Homework:
Carthage- From Engineering an Empire (44:00min)
Please complete this video guide and take detailed notes. You do not need to use complete sentences but should include some rich and relevant details.Please write your answers in a different font to make them easy to locate. PRINT two Sided Prior to Next Class.

MON,
JAN 13
In Class:
CE Quiz Jacobs
Lecture- Founding of Rome to Julius Caesar
Republican Government Notes
Complete Time-Line
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
FRI,
JAN 10
In Class:
CE Present Jacobs
Quiz- Genius For the Practical,The Story of Rome and Legacy of Rome
Lecture- Founding of Rome to Julius Caesar
Homework:
CE Quiz Jacobs
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
THR,
JAN 9
In Class:
Poetry Out Loud- No 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
MON,
JAN 6
In Class:
Map- Growth of Roman Empire

Here are some Map Resources
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 Friday in class.

WINTER HOLIDAY BREAK

FRI,
DEC 20
ASIA DAY
Read The Miracle of Purun Bhagat by Rudyard Kipling
Using Make Beliefs Comix orPixton Comics or Strip Generator construct a 8+ panel cartoon about The Miracle of Purun Bhagat and how it teaches us about a central belief found in Hinduism or Buddhism.
Homework:
THR,
DEC 19
In Class:
Tibet- 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama
Homework:
none
TUE,
DEC 17
In Class:
China/Tibet and Geography
Tibet- End of Time
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.


MON,
DEC 16
In Class:
CE Present Graig
Finish Buddhism
Dharma of Star Wars
Luke Surprises Yoda (3:34)
Destruction of Death Star (4:02)
Gedhun Choekyi Nyima Wikipedia
Why India Is Investigating a Reincarnated Tibetan Lama TIME Feb, 2011

Homework:
Watch this video on China's occupation of Tibet. What is China's point of view on this issue? What is the Tibetan point of view?
CNN- Tibet (3:42min)
FRI,
DEC 13
In Class:
Winter Holiday Concert- No Class
Homework:
THR,
DEC 12
In Class:
Death of Nelson Mandela (12:00)
Lecture: Buddhism

Homework:
Complete your section on the Buddhism Video Web Quest. Be sure to follow directions and SHARE with me in GoogleDocs.

Read the article below and be familiar with the new information we are gathering about the Buddha from this discovery.
Oldest Buddhist shrine holds clues to Buddha's birth CNN Nov 22, 2013
TUE
DEC 10
In Class:
Watch this film and 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)
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)
Homework:
Read 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.

MON, DEC 9
In Class:
History of Religion in 90 seconds


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)
Describe what insights you gain about Hindu practices you learn from this short video. What do you need to know when you meet a Hindu on the street or are a visitor in their home?
FRI, DEC 6
In Class:
Digital Citizenship
Homework:
THR, DEC 5
In Class:
TEST ANCIENT GREECE
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
TUE, DEC 3
In Class:
Review Greeks Test


Homework:
MON,
DEC 2
In Class:
Sub Plans
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.Period3 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 Alexander The Great

THANKSGIVING

TUE, NOV 26
In Class:
CE Quiz Coyne
Brochure
Create a travel brochure to Greece. You have a limit of $5,000 per person airfare and transfers included. Make sure you have spending money for food and other activities.
Use a template from the Pages Program to make a tri-fold brochure.
1. Airfare- Expedia
2. Hotel
3. Transfers
4. Currency Exchange Rate
5. Excursions
Website that might be helpful: http://www.historvius.com/ancient-greek-sites-and-ruins/pe113
Homework:
You have no homework over the vacation.
If you do want to start studying for the test you can use this study guide.

MON, NOV 25
In Class:
CE Present Coyne
Review Greek Philosophy. "Nothing in Excess" was written on the wall at the Temple in Delphi.

Parthenon
Lincoln Memorial Interactive
Homework:
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
FRI, NOV 22
In Class:
Review Greek Art & Architecture
Parthenon & Golden Ratio

Watch Engineering an Empire and take notes.
Homework:
Create a document in googledocs with the title Lastname.Parthenon.Period3:
Take notes on the following:
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.
THR, NOV 21
In Class:
Review Greek Art & Architecture, Acropolis, Stoa, Agora, Chora
Watch- A Brief Moment of Excellence and take notes

Homework:
none.
TUE, NOV 19
In Class:
Present Great Greeks
Complete Greek Time-Line.
Review Peloponnesian War
Pericles' Funeral Oration
The Melian Dialogue

Homework:
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


MON, NOV 18
In Class:
Present Great Greeks
Homework:
FRI, NOV 15
In Class:
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)
Homework:
Complete the above if you do not complete it in class.
THR, NOV 14
In Class:
Present Great Greeks
Homework:
Watch the first 20 minutes of 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 and construction details about the Parthenon
2. How the Parthenon reflected the Philosophy of Athens and Greek ideals.
TUE, NOV 12
In Class:
CE Quiz Coolidge
Great Greek
Homework:
Final Great Greek Project is due

VETERANS WEEKEND

FRI, NOV 8
In Class:
CE Present Coolidge
Research Great Greek- Go into Google Docs and title a document Lastname.GreatGreek.3. 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 Coolidge
Cool Video on Drones (10:43)
Top 10 Drones in the World (5:25)
THR, NOV 7
In Class:
Great Greek Library
Homework:
TUE, NOV 5
In Class:

Great Greek Library
Homework:
MON,
NOV 4
In Class:
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:
Take notes on Great Greek using GVRL: Link
FRI,
NOV 1
IN CLASS:
CE Presentation Clarke
Review Persian War from Thermoplyae to Delian League
Assign Great Greek


HOMEWORK:
Read Britannica's World Book and take notes on your topic. Us this LINK

THR,
OCT 31
IN CLASS:
Sparta vs. Athens
Locate where the image below is carved. What happened Here? What is the man holding in his hand? Where does the man to the left have his right hand? What is across the Street?

Persian War
HOMEWORK:
Sparta Videos
Read about Greek Democracy. Identify how decisions are made. Who has the power? How are there checks and balances in the government system? How are minorities protected? How independent and fair is the Judicial system?
TUE,
OCT 29
IN CLASS:
Review: Legacy of Greece
Lecture Greek History from Trojan War to Age of Tyrants
Sparta vs. Athens
HOMEWORK:

The Greek-Persian War Time-Line Text-120-122
Here is a Persian War Video (9:15min)
For events 1-4 : 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. 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?
MON,
OCT 28
IN CLASS:
Review Test
Review: Legacy of Greece
Lecture Greek History from Trojan War to Age of Tyrants

HOMEWORK:
Guided Reading Notes- Rise of Democracy in Greece
FRI,
OCT 25
IN CLASS:
Chris Hills' Room
Collect MAP
CE Presentation Clark
Lecture Greek History from Minoans to Trojan War
Google Earth Santorini
HOMEWORK:
Study for CE Quiz
"Actively" Read Legacy of Greece. Take notes on the MOST IMPORTANT Greek Contributions.
THR,
OCT 24
IN CLASS:
Lecture Overview of Greek Time-line

HOMEWORK:
Complete Map
TUE, OCT 22
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz Chille
Greek "PIRATES" Chart
Complete a map of Ancient Greece

Here are some helpful Map Resources LINK
HOMEWORK:
Complete Map.
MON, OCT 21
IN CLASS:
Judaism Test
Genesis in Art
HOMEWORK:
Study for CE Quiz Chille
FRI, OCT 18
IN CLASS:
CE Quiz Barbera
CE Present Chille
HOMEWORK:
Study for Test on Judaism- Study your Text Book, Lecture Notes from class, Genesis, and Dead Sea Scrolls
THR, OCT 17
IN CLASS:
CE Present Barbera
Review Genesis
HOMEWORK:
Study for CE Quiz Barbera
TUE,
OCT 15
IN CLASS:
Lecture- Judaism
Review of Genesis
Shofar at Sunrise (30 seconds)
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)
Inside a Jewish Temple (8:17)

COLUMBUS DAY WEEKEND

FRI,
OCT 11
IN CLASS:
Students will use an adapted text from Genesis to answer questions on the worksheet handed out in class.

HOMEWORK:
Study for CE Quiz Barbera
THR,
OCT 10
IN CLASS:
Review: Dead Sea Scrolls
Lecture- Judaism
If Moses Had Google
HOMEWORK:
none
TUE,
OCT
8
IN CLASS:
Lecture Judaism
Video- Prince of EGYPT (2:52)
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.


MON,
OCT
7
IN CLASS:
Quiz- Judaism
Quiz- Current Events
History of Religion in 90 Seconds
Judaism Lecture

HOMEWORK:
none
FRI,
OCT
4
IN CLASS:
Syria Presentation
Arab Spring Jubilation Turns to Dispair VOA (2:45)

Roll-Out Current Events
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
THR,
OCT
3
IN CLASS:
YOU MUST PLAY IN CHROME browser. Go into this simulation http://playspent.org/ and "accept the challenge" and "find a job." Please spend 30 minutes carefully going through the simulation. Please make decisions that you think you would make if this was real. Please pay attention while you go through this simulation and write down 10 things you learned about the struggles facing a working poor family in America.When you are done with the simulation:

Go to googledocs and create a document called Lastname.Spent.Period3. SHARE it with me. Copy the questions below and answer them:

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.

This is formal writing. Please edit your work and provide accurate and specific information as well as proper spelling and grammar. Upload one insightful graph, images, and/or cartoon. All images must have citations and captions.
TUE,
OCT
1 *
Egypt- Art
Go into Googledocs and make a copy of Egyptian Art document and rename it Lastname.Egyptian Art.Period3 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.Period3 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 images 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
FRI,
SEP 27*
IN CLASS:

HOMEWORK:
THR,
SEP 26 *
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.

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:

MON,
SEP 23
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)
FRI,
SEP 20
IN CLASS:
Hand out text books
Check Google Docs.
Current Events Editorial Cartoons
Assign Egypt Homework.
HOMEWORK:
Complete the homework assignment below from the textbook on Ancient Egyp
pages 44-53.
t. Please write your answers in a different color and print prior to class. You will need to write using a small font and your notes will need to be concise to make the information fit.



THR,
SEP 19
IN CLASS:
Quiz 9/11
Watch Boston Marathon Bombing- 60 Minutes (12:39min)
Current Events Editorial Cartoons
HOMEWORK:
Open up a GoogleDoc document and title it Lastname.9/11.Period3 Go to the websites below and spend some time exploring the sites and learning about September 11th. Write 20 facts (using complete sentences) that you learn about September 11th. Categorize your notes if they are from different aspects of this event (for instances notes about the memorial should go one heading and notes about the building's collapsing should go under a different heading.) Please include an image with a caption and a proper citation. Cite all of your work with hyper-links. Please fit all of your work on one page and share it with me.
10 Years after 9/11 AP, 2011
Remembering 9/11-The History Channel (I suggest you watch the "102 Minutes that changed America" feature)
9/11 Memorial and NYTimes Interactive- Ground Zero
Feel free to check out the 9/11 wiki if you want more sources.
TUE,
SEP 17
IN CLASS:
1. 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:
Read What Happened on 9/11 and take notes on the attached worksheet.
Study for the quiz Thursday on 9/11.
You may want to watch some of this Video- Inside 9/11 and study the handout below.


MON,
SEP 16
Class Council Speeches 10:15
Quiz on Summer Current Events Presentations.
Orientation- Bookmarks (For September 11th also), Folders For Units, Homework Calendar, Googledocs
Classroom Policies
FRI,
SEP 13
Summer READ discussions
THR,
SEP 12
Computer Roll-Out
TUE,
SEP 10
IN CLASS:
Groups Present Summer Work- Brazil, Mexico, Nigeria, Syria, Pakistan
HOMEWORK:
Study for Quiz on Summer Current Events Presentations.
MON,
SEP 9
IN CLASS:
Groups Present Summer Work- Afghanistan, China, India
HOMEWORK:
FRI,
SEP 6
IN CLASS:
Jig-Saw of Summer Work. 4 Posters per group. 1. Map, 2. Word Wall/ Important People and Constituencies, 3. Time-Line, 4. Pirates
HOMEWORK:
Complete your posters and be prepared to present
THR,
SEP 5
IN CLASS:
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 report-pot of stories
HOMEWORK:
TUE,
SEP 3
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