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.
 

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Wednesday & Thursday, September 24 & 25

WORLD HISTORY

  • Notes and video excerpts on the French Revolution.  If you were absent, be sure to copy the notes from a classmate.
APWH
  • Reviewed the chapters 9-10 test
  • Graded the Connections sheet
  • Notes on Christianity in Rome
  • Viewed video excerpts from Mankind:  Empires.  See episode below.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Tuesday, September 23

WORLD HISTORY

  • Began our French Revolution simulation.  See me if you were absent.
APWH
  • Notes on Chapter 11.  Copy from a classmate if you were absent.  Rome map due Wednesday.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Monday, September 22

WORLD HISTORY
  • Students read about Louis XIV and France starting on page 164, then wrote down one key fact about France and two ways Louis XIV hurt democracy in France. 
  • We then looked at Louis XIV's residence, the Palace of Versailles.  Here is a link to a website that takes you inside the palace.  Click on any of the little red circles for an inside 360 degree look.
APWH

Friday, September 19, 2014

Friday, September 19

WORLD HISTORY
APWH
  • Reviewed the chapter 9 test
  • Students took the 9-10 test
  • Students turned in the chapter 10 summaries and the Connections sheet

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Wednesday and Thursday, September 17/18

WORLD HISTORY
  • Students took the Democracy/6 Thinkers test.  If you have a cleared, excused absence, you will take it during class on Friday.
  • Began watching Mankind:  Pioneers.  Students took notes and will continue with them Friday.
APWH
  • Notes on Greece interspersed with video excerpts from Empires.
  • Students also compared and contrasted Greece and India.  See me if you were absent.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Tuesday, September 16

WORLD HISTORY
  • Reviewed test topics for Wed/Thurs test
  • Notes on democracy in England and the Enlightenment
  • Had a review session at lunch
APWH
  • Took notes on chapter 10: political aspects of Greece
  • Connections sheet due Friday along with chapter 10 summaries
  • Chapter 9-10 test on Friday

Monday, September 15, 2014

Monday, September 15

WORLD HISTORY

  • Reminded everyone about Wed/Thur test.
  • Review session Tuesday at lunch in my classroom
  • Watched the last portion of On Native Soil.  No notes were taken except in 1st period.  If you had a cleared, excused absence, you will be excused from that assignment.
APWH
  • Students were to work on chapter 10 summaries and/or the Connections sheet for time periods 1 and 2. See me for the Connections sheet if you were absent.
  • Connections sheet will be due Friday along with your chapter 10 summaries.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Friday, September 12

WORLD HISTORY
  • Continued our 9/11 video On Native Soil
 APWH
  • Continued India video (see below)
  • Took chapter 9 test.  If you were absent, the make-up will be in class on Tuesday.
  • Monday I will be absent for a meeting at the district office.  Do a great job for our substitute teacher.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Wednesday and Thursday, September 10 and 11

WORLD HISTORY

  • Reminder: Back to School Night on Monday, September 15th
  • Informational meeting for students and parents for our Europe trip will be Wednesday, September 17th at 5:30 in my classroom
  • Discussed 9/11 events
  • Completed 6 Thinkers chart
  • Began watching On Native Soil about the 9/11 attacks
  • If you did not take the Contract Quiz, don't forget that the ONLY time to make up that quiz is this Thursday, 9/11 at the beginning of lunch.
APWH
  • Notes on the economic, social, and cultural aspects of India from chapter 9
  • Watched excerpts from the video The Story of India.
  • Chapter 9 summaries are due Friday and the test on chapter 9 is Friday as well.
  • If you did not take the Contract Quiz, don't forget that the ONLY time to make up that quiz is this Thursday, 9/11 at the beginning of lunch.

Monday, September 08, 2014

Monday, September 8

WORLD HISTORY

  • Students turned in their homework, the Democratic Developments in England worksheet.
  • We reviewed the Contract Quiz.  If you were absent, you will take it Thursday, September 11 at lunch in my classroom.
  • Began the 6 Thinkers activity.  See me Tuesday if you were absent.
APWH
  • Students took the chapters 1-8 test. If you were absent, you will take it Thursday, September 11 at lunch in my classroom.
  • We then discussed the summaries for chapter 9 which will be due this Friday.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Monday, August 25

APWH
  • students turned in the summer work
  • discussed benefits of taking an AP class
  • students took map quiz
  • Ch. 1 homework: Using pages 7-20, what was the impact of early agriculture?  One paragraph, 6-8 sentences.
WORLD HISTORY
  • BFF activity

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Tuesday, May 27

  • WWI review sheet. Students completed it and we graded it in class.  See me for the handout.
  • Students worked on the next part of the final exam study guide.  See me for the handout.
  • Reminder: Time 100 project due at the beginning of the period on Thursday.  Be able to answer this question:  How is this person influential in today's world?
  • Final exam study guides are due on Monday, June 2.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Thursday, May 22

  • Students selected their person for the Time 100 project.
  • Completed the video The Century--Then and Now
  • Russian Revolution review.  See Mrs. Borges for the sheet.
  • Study guide for the final was handed out. See Mrs. Borges for the guide.