Thursday, October 30, 2014

Wednesday/Thursday, October 29/30

WORLD HISTORY
  • Gave out directions for the editorial essay and discussed how to write it.
  • Don't forget that on Friday we will be meeting in the library to use the laptops.  DO NOT report to my classroom--go straight to the library.
APWH
  • Notes on chapter 16
  • Researched by the schism between the Roman Christian church and the Orthodox Christian church occurred and what the consequences of it were.
  • Watched a video excerpt about the fall of Rome.
  • Played a review game for chapters 13-16.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Tuesday, October 28

WORLD HISTORY
Worked on the Industrial Revolution chart.

APWH
Notes on chapter 16

Monday, October 27, 2014

Monday, October 27

WORLD HISTORY
  • Industrial revolution notes
  • Video excerpt about the locomotive
APWH
  • Notes: Byzantine empire from chatper 16
  • Video excerpt on Justinian and Theodora

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tuesday, October 21

WORLD HISTORY

  • Notes on the Industrial Revolution. Copy from a classmate.
APWH
  • Notes on chapter 15.
  • Map on the Indian Ocean Basin.  Due Friday. Pick up a blank copy in class.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Monday, October 20

WORLD HISTORY

  • Industrial Revolution vocabulary game.  Copy the terms and definitions from a classmate if you were absent.
APWH
  • Chapters 13 & 14 test.  See me if you were absent.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Friday, October 17

WORLD HISTORY
  • Watched today's episode of CNN Student News
  • Viewed the last part of a Napoleon biography video.  If you have an excused absence, you will be excused from that.
APWH

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Wednesday/Thursday, October 15/16

WORLD HISTORY
  • Reviewed the French Revolution benchmark test
  • Completed the Taboo review game
  • Took French Revolution test. If you have a cleared, excused absence, you will take the test in class when you return on Friday.
APWH
  • no class today due to the PSAT 

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Tuesday, October 14

WORLD HISTORY

  • Collected the Congress of Vienna worksheet
  • Played a review game, French Revolution Taboo, in preparation for Wednesday's/Thursday's test
  • Had a lunchtime review session to prepare for the test
APWH

Monday, October 13, 2014

Monday, October 13

WORLD HISTORY
  • Discussed the essay question that will be on the French Revolution test.
  • Notes: Congress of Vienna
  • Worksheet: Congress of Vienna. If you were absent, print it out, complete it, and turn it in Tuesday.
APWH
  • Completed the activity on Augustus
  • Notes on chapter 14.
  • The chapter 13-14 test will be postponed until Monday, 10/20 because we do not have class Wednesday due to the PSAT.  Chapter 14 summaries will also be due on Monday.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Friday, October 10

WORLD HISTORY
  • Complete Steel Monster video, turn in notes
  • Discussed the essay question for our French Revolution test:
    • What were the causes of the French Revolution?  See pages 217-219 for some helpful ideas.
APWH
  • Chapter 13 test
  • Students turned in chapter 13 summaries/cards
  • Worked on examining document sources on Augustus.  See me for the hand-outs

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Wednesday and Thursday, October 8 and 9

WORLD HISTORY
  • Collected Napoleon Map from those who hadn't turned it in Tuesday
  • Napoleon DBQ packet.  Print it out, complete it, and turn it in when you return.
  • Began video: Napoleon--Steel Monster
    • Wrote down 6 key ideas from video

APWH
 

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Tuesday, October 7

WORLD HISTORY
  • Returned old assignments
  • Discussed the Democracy/6 Thinkers test and essay
  • Students completed a worksheet about territories Napoleon conquered.  Print out the worksheet, complete it, and turn it in.  NOTE: the page number for the map on the worksheet is wrong (it says page 666).  It is on page 232.
APWH
  • Discussed sourcing documents--why there are different perspectives on historical events.
  • Did an activity to practice examining sources.  See me for the worksheet.
    • Discussed plausibility, credibility, and sourcing
  • Briefly discussed the portion of the book that describes jihad.  Here is a video of Osama bin Laden's declaration of jihad on the U.S. to a CNN reporter in 1997:

Monday, October 06, 2014

Monday, October 6

WORLD HISTORY
  • Notes on event #6 Napoleon's Rise to Power.  If you were absent, copy the notes from a classmate.
  • Watched a portion of today's episode of CNN Student News.
  • Our French Revolution unit test will be Wednesday/Thursday, October 14/15.
APWH

Friday, October 03, 2014

Friday, October 3

WORLD HISTORY
  • French Revolution benchmark quiz.  If you were absent, you will take it during class the day you return.
  • Began looking at event #6, Napoleon's Rise to Power
APWH
  • Chapters 9-12 test