Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Tuesday, January 27

WORLD HISTORY
  • Gave extra credit for those who completed flash cards for the vocabulary terms.  
  • Discussed the MAIN causes of tension and conflict leading up to World War I.
  • Created new semester commitments.  If you were absent, pick up a copy of the sheet when you return.
APWH
  • Discussed the required components of a CCOT essay.
  • Chapter 27 notes

Monday, January 26, 2015

Monday, January 26

WORLD HISTORY
  • World War I vocabulary game. If you were absent, copy the terms from a classmate.
  • WWI Map. Print out and complete questions 1 and 2.
APWH
  • New semester commitments. See me for the handout on Tuesday.
  • Notes on chapter 27.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Thursday, January 15, 2015

World History for the week of January 12-16

Students are working all week on their World War I research papers.  For period 1, the paper will be due on Thursday, January 22.  For periods 6 and 7 they are due on Friday, January 23.  On January 14-15, students completed review worksheets for the final exam.  They can be found here:

Friday, January 09, 2015

World History for the week of January 6-9

Aside from Tuesday the 6th when there was a substitute teacher, all week students worked on the research paper.  Here are the guidelines and directions for the paper.
  1. Project Directions
  2. Paper Outline
  3. Rubric
  4. Works Cited

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.