Friday, December 19, 2014

Friday, December 19

WORLD HISTORY

  • Watched video about Titanic, the production of rubber, and the discovery of penicillin and took notes.  If you were absent, you will be excused.
APWH
  • turned in chapter 23 summaries
  • Took chapter 23 test.  If you were absent, you will take it the day we get back, Jan. 6.
  • Chapter 24 summaries will be due on Tuesday, January 6th.
  • Chapter 25 summaries will be due Monday, January 12th and we'll also have the chapters 24-25 test on Monday the 12th.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Wednesday & Thursday, December 17 & 18

WORLD HISTORY

  • Reviewed the imperialism benchmark
  • Watched a short 10 minute video about Belgium and its colonization of the Congo
  • Took the imperialism test.  If you were absent, be prepared to take it the day you return.
APWH
  • Watched video and read about the foundation and growth of Russia.
  • DBQ practice essay #2.  See me to make it up if you were absent.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Tuesday, December 16

WORLD HISTORY

  • Examined primary sources from the Battle of Adwa in Ethiopia and discussed why Ethiopia was one of the only countries to retain independence during the age of imperialism.  See me for the handout if you were absent.
APWH
  • Notes on chapter 23

Monday, December 15, 2014

Monday, December 15

WORLD HISTORY
APWH
  • Notes on the Protestant Reformation

Friday, December 12, 2014

Friday, December 12

WORLD HISTORY
  • completed Gandhi
  • students turned in the film questions as well

APWH
  • chapters 19-22 test
  • if you were absent the you will take it on Monday

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Wednesday & Thursday, December 10 & 11

WORLD HISTORY
  • Continue Gandhi
APWH
  • Students turned in Connections, time period 3.  We graded it.
  • Notes on chapter 22
  • Video excerpt from Mankind:  New World about Dias and Columbus
  • reviewed chapters 19 and 20-21 tests
  • Answered questions from multiple choice quiz from the textbook website, found here.

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Tuesday, December 9

WORLD HISTORY
  • Continue Gandhi
APWH
  • Excerpt from Mankind:  Survivors
  • Notes on chapter 22: motives for exploration

Monday, December 08, 2014

Monday, December 8

WORLD HISTORY
  • Begin Gandhi.  Answer questions on the study guide.
APWH
  • students turned in the chapter 21 summaries
  • took 20-21 test.

Friday, December 05, 2014

Friday, December 5

WORLD HISTORY
  • Continue with the Motives for Imperialism activity.
APWH
  • Notes on chapter 21. Test on 20 and 21 Monday. Summaries for 21 due that day as well.

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Wednesday & Thursday, December 3 and 4

WORLD HISTORY
  • Students took the benchmark test. 
  • Worked on the Analyzing Imperial Motives sheet.
APWH
  • Covered some key terms from chapter 21 in an extra credit game. Be sure to copy those notes from a classmate.
  • Watched an excerpt from Mankind--Plague.  See video below.
  • Did a grouping activity to help students with our next DBQ next week.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Tuesday, December 2

WORLD HISTORY
  • Notes: Imperialism in India
  • Begin analyzing imperial motives by looking at examples
APWH
  • Handed out Connections, Period 3.  This will be due on Wednesday, December 10
  • Students worked on chapter 21 summaries or the Connections sheet.

Monday, December 01, 2014

Monday, December 1

WORLD HISTORY
  • Notes: Inperialism
  • Video excerpt: Hawaii's Last Queen
  • We will be having our imperialism benchmark on Wednesday/Thursday. 
  • Last day to turn in the Industrial Revolution Essay for half-credit it Wednesday/Thursday, December 3/4.
APWH
  • Notes: Social structures in chapter 20
  • Students turned in their chapter 20 summaries
  • Chapter 21 summaries due on Monday, December 8. 
    • On that day we'll also have the chapter 20-21 test. 
    • Then on Friday, Dec. 12 chapter 22 summaries are due and we'll have the chapters 19-22 test.
  • We watched video excerpts today about the Aztecs.  See the entire episode below.

Friday, November 21, 2014

Friday, November 21

WORLD HISTORY

  • Notes on imperialism in SE Asia
  • previewed parts of chapter 11 in the textbook
APWH
  • Students took the chapter 19 test.
  • Chapter 20 study guide handed out.  All chapter 20 work will be due Monday, December 1.

Wednesday & Thursday, November 19 & 20

WORLD HISTORY
  • Reviewed our Scramble for Africa game
  • Covered the vocabulary terms for the unit
  • Took the test on the Industrial Revolution
APWH
  • Review drawings from medieval times
  • Notes on chapter 19
  • DBQ practice:  analyzing point of view
  • Don't forget about our optional review session on Monday, Nov. 24 at 8:30 am at Panera at Sierra Vista Mall. Be sure to bring your book

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Tuesday, November 18

WORLD HISTORY
  • Played a game called the Scramble for Africa which was an introduction to imperialism.
  • Remember, if you did not turn in an industrial revolution essay, you need to do so quickly so that you can receive half credit and save your grade!
APWH
  • Notes on chapter 19
  • Viewed some of my pictures from Europe
  • Directions for tonight's assignment:
    Incorporating ideas from pages 402-404, draw a picture of a typical man and woman from Medieval Europe.
    Use objects, symbols, and voice/thought bubbles to represent what a typical man and woman were like.
    You must include ideas from each of the subheadings starting with “Chivalry”