Friday, November 20, 2015

Friday, November 20


  • Guest speaker from the Art Institute
  • Video on Mansa Musa and Africa
  • Students turned in chapter 18 summaries
  • Test on chapter 18. If you were absent, you will take it the day we return, Monday, Nov. 30

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Wednesday/Thursday, November 18/19


  • Went to graduate services presentation in LLH.  See Mrs. Buress in the activities office for the packet of important information.
  • Notes on chapter 12 section 2. Copy from a classmate if you were absent.
  • Pg. 319 #2, 3, 4.  Students will be turning this in on Friday.
  • Notes on chapter 18, specifically women's roles, slavery, and religion.  We also looked at similarities and differences between Islam in west Africa and east Africa.
  • Completed the African Voices activity in the library.  See me for the sheet and complete the assignment at home, then turn in the paper.

APWH African Voices Activity

Click on this link to get started on the African Voices activity.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Tuesday, November 17


  • Returned a bunch of papers
  • Began notes on Organized Labor. Copy from a classmate if you were absent.
  • Went to LLH for information on AP registration

Monday, November 16, 2015

Monday, November 16


  • Watched CNN Student News report about Paris attacks
  • Looked at lists about best jobs and fastest growing jobs
  • Completed Apprentice episode and turned in study guides (except in period 6).

  • Watched CNN Student News report about Paris attacks
  • Notes on African states
  • Homework: see text about homework assignment.
  • Friday, November 13, 2015

    Friday, November 13


    • Students turned in chapter 17 summaries.
    • Chapters 17 & 19 test. If you were absent, you will take it Monday in class.

    Wednesday, November 11, 2015

    Tuesday/Thursday, November 10/12


    • complete notes on Labor Force
    • pg. 313 #2, 3, 4. Students turned this in. If you were absent, turn it in when you return to class.
    • Vocabulary game--copy terms from a classmate if you were absent
    • notes on chapter 17
    • Part of a video on the Mongols
    • What changed and stayed the same for China under Mongol rule?
    • Reviewed the 2015 DBQ; revised essays from last week.

    Thursday, November 05, 2015

    Wednesday/Thursday, November 4/5


    • Completed notes on supply and demand together
    • Questions from the book: pg. 202 #12-19. Due Friday.
    • Reviewed the benchmark/formative assessment.
    • Review game. Click on the link and play it to review.
    • Notes on chapter 19
    • Watched video clip about Venice
    • DBQ practice essay.  If you were absent, see me to reschedule a time to take it.

    Friday, October 30, 2015

    Friday, October 30


    • Completed the Apprentice video and questions.  See yesterday's entry to print out the questions and for the link to the video.
    • Students turned in the chapter 16 work
    • Test on chapters 13-16

    Thursday, October 29, 2015

    Wednesday & Thursday October 28/29


    • Notes: Supply
    • Pg. 193 #2-5. Students turned it in during class.
    • Took a 5-question formative assessment.
    • Began episode of the Apprentice.  Print out the hand-out and go to We watched about the first 10 minutes in class.
    • Reviewed the chapters 13-14 test
    • Students researched why the schism started between the Roman Catholic church and the Orthodox church
    • Watched an excerpt of Mankind about the fall of the Roman empire and the Vikings
    • Reviewed the chapter 15 test
    • Played review games in preparation for Friday's test.

    Tuesday, October 27, 2015

    Tuesday, October 27


    • Notes on supply. Copy from a classmate if you were absent.
    • Watched video excerpt on Justinian.
    • Notes on chapter 16. Copy from a classmate if you were absent.

    Monday, October 26, 2015

    Monday, October 26


    • Guest speaker from FIDM
    • Notes on chapter 16. Copy from a classmate if you were absent.

    Friday, October 23, 2015

    Friday, October 23


    • Completed Apprentice questions and video.  See yesterday's entry for the worksheet and video link.
    • Students turned in chapter work and took the chapter 15 test
    • Worked on scoring a student sample essay from the 2009 DBQ

    Wednesday, October 21, 2015

    Wednesday/Thursday, October 21/22

    • Workbook pages on the topic of supply.  See me for the work.
    • Watched the first 25 minutes of an episode of The Apprentice with study questions. To view the video go to 
    • Ch. 15 notes
    • Story of India excerpts
    • DBQ practice

    Tuesday, October 20, 2015

    Tuesday, October 20


    • Notes on elasticity and students drew their own demand curves according to determinants of demand. Copy from a classmate if you were absent.
    • Notes on ch. 15
    • Did an activity practicing point of view