Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Tuesday, October 7

  • 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.
  • 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:

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