Monday, October 12, 2015

Monday, October 12

  • chapter 7 vocabulary game
  • If you were absent, copy the terms and definitions from a classmate.
  • DBQ review
    • go over rubric
    • score your own essay
    • score sample essay for extra credit

Friday, October 09, 2015

Friday, October 9


  • complete Steve Jobs video; turn in notes sheet
  • Students turned in the chapter 13 work
  • Test, chapter 13
  • reviewed DBQ

Thursday, October 08, 2015

Wednesday/Thursday, October 7 & 8


  • Students turned in the chapter 2 study guide
  • Watched a Crash Course Economics video
  • Took the chapter 2 test.  If you were absent, you will take it in class the day you return.
  • Continued Steve Jobs video with notes
  • Notes on chapter 13
  • Wrote a practice DBQ
  • Turned in the suspension report from the Lunchroom Fight activity

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Tuesday, October 6


  • Worked on examining sources.  See me for the hand-outs and assignment.  Students will turn in the assignment on Wednesday.

Monday, October 05, 2015

Monday, October 5


  • Notes: Socialism and capitalism
  • began short video on high speed rail
  • Pop quiz on chapter 13
  • Video intro to Islam
  • notes on chapter 13

Friday, October 02, 2015

Friday, October 2


  • Representative from Grand Canyon University spoke about college and GCU
  • Students turned in the chapter 12 work
  • Test on chapters 9-12.  If you were absent, you will take the test on Monday during your class period.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Wednesday/Thursday, September 30 & October 1


  • Pg. 58 #10-17
  • completed Chipotle video
  • Took chapter 2 formative assessment. Students who were absent will take it in class on Friday.
  • Began Steve Jobs video
  • Students researched 3 reasons why the Roman Empire fell using pages 246-250
  • Reviewed the chapters 9 & 10 test and the chapter 11 test
  • Review game for Friday's test

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Tuesday, September 29


  • Made a chart with the characteristics of the American economy, then wrote examples of each using this profile of the restaurant Chipotle:
  • Watched the Crash Course video on the Silk Roads:
  • Notes on chapter 12

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Wednesday/Thursday, September 23/24


  • Notes: Characteristics of the American Economic System
  • Questions from book: pg. 40 #3, 6. Students turned these in
  • Video clips and worksheet about college tuition.  Students turned worksheet in.
  • Notes: Religion and Christianity
  • Video excerpts about Rome from Mankind: the Story of All of Us--Empires.
  • Map of Rome.  Due Friday.
    • Must have outline of Roman empire, shaded with colored pencil
    • label all caps and bold titles
    • seas labeled

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Tuesday, September 22


  • Finished reading the Out of Africa article about the Lost Boys of Sudan.  Answered questions and turned them in.  See me if you were absent.
  • Notes and video excerpts on chapter 11, Rome.  Copy from a classmate if you were absent.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Monday, September 21


  • completed notes on economic systems
  • Article with Questions: The Lost Boys of Sudan
  • Students turned in the Connections sheet and we graded it in class
  • Notes on chapter 11:  Rome

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Friday, September 18


  • Students turned in the Chapter 2 Section 1 packet
  • Notes on economic systems. If you were absent, copy them from a classmate.
  • Students turned in chapter 10 summaries, index cards, and question as well as Greek philosophers chart
  • Chapters 9-10 test.  You will take the test Monday during class if you were absent.
  • Reading schedule for chapter 11
    • Weekend 211-220
    • Mon 220-225
    • Tue 225-229

Wednesday & Thursday, September 16 & 17

All students had senior conferences with their counselor.


  • Video excerpts on the Hellenistic empires
  • Connections sheet handed out. Due Monday.
  • Group activity: comparing and contrasting one theme for Greece and India

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Tuesday, September 15


  • Quick Write: Do you think every person has a fair chance to be successful in America?
  • Packet handed out on chapter 2, section 1.  Due Friday. If you were absent, pick one up in class on Wed/Thurs
  • Notes on chapter 10--political, social, and cultural aspects
  • Homework: make a 3-column chart and write 3 sentences summarizing the ideas of Plato, Aristotle, and Socrates.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Friday, September 11


  • Watched a portion of On Native Soil, a documentary about 9/11. 
  • Viewed some photos of New York City and discussed the attacks
  • Students turned in chapter 9 summaries
  • Students took the chapter 9 test.
  • Discussed 9/11 attacks