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

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Wednesday and Thursday, October 1 and 2

WORLD HISTORY
  • Notes on the Reign of Terror
  • video excerpt from French Revolution
  • Guillotine Video
  • See me regarding the videos if you were absent.
  • Here is our class video from the Reign of Terror.  Enjoy!
The Reign of Terror from Cameron Fong on Vimeo.

APWH
  • Reviewed the chapter 11 test
  • Video excerpt: Silk Roads and Constantine's conversion.
  • Why did the Roman Empire fall?  Use pages 246-250, and find 3 reasons why it fell and give examples.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Tuesday, September 30

WORLD HISTORY

  • Periods 1 & 7: French Revolution simulation on the Reign of Terror
  • Period 6: Worksheet on the Reign of Terror.  See me if you were absent
APWH
  • Notes on chapter 12.  Copy from a classmate if you were absent.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Monday, September 29

WORLD HISTORY
  • Period 1: Answered questions 1-3 on page 221.
  • Period 6: Answered questions 1-5 on page 221.
  • Period 7: notes on the March on Versailles
APWH
  • Notes on Ch. 12
  • Watched the first 21 minutes of The Story of India about the Spice Routes and Silk Roads.