Monday, June 1, 2009


Monday, June 1, 2009

1. Video: From Blitzkrieg to the Bomb, Part 1 (complete sheet with video)

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

1. Lecture: World War II

Read 931-951. Complete Reading Guide. Due Friday

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

1. Video: From Blitzkrieg to the Bomb, Part 2

Work on reading guide.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

1. Lecture: The Holocaust

Reading Guide due tomorrow!

Friday, June 5, 2009 EARLY DISMISSAL

1. World War II according to Bugs Bunny

Start studying for Final Exam!

Tuesday, May 26, 2009


Monday, May 25, 2009


Tuesday, May 18, 2009

1. Video: The Story of India

Reading Guide due tomorrow

Wednesday, May 19, 2009

1. Lecture: The Rise of Fascism and Hitler

Read, “The Architect of Evil” and complete questions for tomorrow

Thursday, May 20, 2009

1. Lecture: The Rise of Hitler and the start of WWII

Read p. 904-930 and complete reading guide for Monday.

Friday, May 21, 2009

1. Sophomore reading test

Finish reading guide for Monday

Monday, May 18, 2009

SCHEDULE MAY 18-22, 2009

Monday, May 18, 2009

1. Lecture: Russian History, 19th Century

Reading guide due on Wednesday

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

1. Lecture: Rasputin and the Russian Revolution

Reading Guide due tomorrow

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

1. Video: Young Indiana Jones with sheet

Thursday, May 21, 2009

1. Discuss video
2. Lecture: The Bolshevik Revolution

Bring Book tomorrow

Friday, May 22, 2009

1. Quiz: The Russian Revolution
2. Start reading guide: Gandhi and the Indian Independence Movement

Homework: Read p. 873-. Complete reading guide for Tuesday.

Monday, May 11, 2009

SCHEDULE MAY 11-15, 2009

Monday, May 11, 2009

1. Discuss The Lost Battalion
2. Lecture: The End of World War I


Tuesday, May 12, 2009

1. Lecture: The Armenian Genocide

HW: Read “Forgotten Genocide” and answer questions for tomorrow.

Wednesday, May 13 2009

1. Lecture: Impact of the Armenian Genocide

Thursday, May 14, 2009 LATE ARRIVAL

1. Review for the Test

Friday, May 15, 2009

1. Test World War I

Homework: Read p. 867-873. Complete reading guide for Tuesday.

Monday, May 4, 2009


Monday, May 4, 2009

1. Lecture: The United States Goes to War

Finish Reading Guide for tomorrow

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

1. Movie: The Lost Battalion

Wednesday, May 6 2009

1. Movie: The Lost Battalion

Bring Book Tomorrow.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

1. Finish film. Discuss. Quiz?
2. Map of Europe after WWI

Finish map for tomorrow.

Friday, May 8, 2009

1. Lecture: The End of the War and the Versailles Peace Treaty

Homework: Read article on the Armenian Genocide and answer the questions. 

Test on Wednesday!

Monday, April 27, 2009


Monday, April 27, 2009

1. Lecture: World War I begins

Read Chapter 29, Sec 1 (p. 841-844) and complete reading guide for Wednesday

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

1. Lecture: The Nature of War—Trench War fare

Finish reading guide for tomorrow.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

1. World War I poetry—poem analysis
2. The U-Boat and the sinking of the Lusitania

Thursday, April 30, 2009

1. Video: “The Last Voyage of the Lusitania.” Complete video sheet.

Bring book tomorrow.

Friday, May 1, 2009

1. Go over film
2. Start on reading guide for World War I

Homework: Complete reading guide for Monday.

Monday, April 20, 2009


Monday, April 20, 2009

1. Lecture: Imperialism in Asia

Start studying---exam on FRIDAY!

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

1. Lecture: The Justifications for Imperialism


Wednesday, April 22, 2009

1. Prairie State


Thursday, April 23, 2009 Late Arrival

1. Review for Exam


Friday, April 24, 2009


Homework: Map of Europe before World War I

Thursday, April 16, 2009


Today, we will be having a slight change in plans.  Yesterday, we looked at the situation in King Leopold's colony in Africa, the Congo Free State.  Today, we will be examining the situation in modern Congo.  You will be reading two articles and answering some questions.  Links for the articles can be found below.

Monday, April 13, 2009


Monday, April 13, 2009

1. Song Analysis: “Hateful Hate”
2. Introduction to Berlin Conference Activity—Write a nationalistic cheer for your country

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

1. Country Cheers
2. Berlin Conference Activity

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

1. Debrief Activity
2. Lecture: Imperialism in Africa: The Belgian Example

Thursday, April 16, 2009 Late Arrival

1. Lecture: Justification for Imperialism.
2. Go over Reading Guides from last week.

Bring Book Tomorrow.

Friday, April 17, 2009

Imperialism in Asia Reading Guide.

Finish Reading Guide for Monday. Quiz on Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009


Monday, April 6, 2009

Art of the 19th Century: REVIEW

Test over art tomorrow

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Test: Art of the 19th Century

Bring book tomorrow.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

1. Lecture: Intro to Imperialism
2. Complete reading guide for p. 773-784. Start in class.

Finish reading guide for tomorrow. Bring book tomorrow.

Thursday, April 9, 2009 Early Dismissal. End of Quarter.

Work in class on a map of Imperialism in Africa.

Map due on Monday.

Friday, April 10, 2009

No School.

Monday, March 30, 2009


Monday, March 30, 2009

Art of the 19th Century: REALISM

Bring book tomorrow.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Work in class on reading guide for the INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION. The reading guide is due on Thursday.

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Art of the 19th Century: IMPRESSIONISM

Reading guide due tomorrow. Bring book tomorrow.

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Work in class on a reading guide for the Unifications of Italy and Germany. The reading guide is due on Monday.

Friday, April 3, 2009


Reading guide due on Monday. Test over the 19th Century Ages of Art is on Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

SCHEDULE MARCH 17-20, 2009

Tuesday, March 17, 2009   HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY!

Lecture: Art in the Romantic Age

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Lecture: Music in the Romantic Age

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Modern Goths. Reading in class, plus questions.

Questions due tomorrow. Also, bring book tomorrow.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Read p. 698-701. Using your book, complete reading guide.

Reading guide will be due on Monday, March 30.

Monday, March 9, 2009


Monday, March 9, 2009

Test: Unit 7 English and French Revolutions


Tuesday, March 10, 2009

In book, complete reading guide for p. 672-675. It is due tomorrow!

Reading guide due tomorrow.

Wednesday, March 10, 2009

Lecture: The Age of Reaction and Revolution

Read p. 687-691. Complete reading guide for Friday.

Thursday, March 11, 2009

Lecture: The 1848 Revolutions: The Turning Point that Failed to Turn

Friday, March 12, 2009

Lecture: Intro to Romanticism

No homework.

Monday, March 2, 2009


Monday, March 2, 2009

Finish video on the French Revolution. Discuss


Tuesday, March 3, 2009

In book, complete reading guide for p. 663-671. It is due tomorrow!

Reading guide due tomorrow.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Lecture: The Rise and Fall of Napoleon.

Study for test. Test Friday.

Thursday, March 5, 2009 LATE ARRIVAL

Go over reading guides.

Study for test.

Friday, March 6, 2009

Test: Unit 7: English and French Revolutions

No homework.

Monday, February 23, 2009


Monday, February 23, 2009

Lecture: The Glorious Revolution and Absolutism in France

HW: Read p. 596-602. Complete Cornell notes for the section.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Con’t Absolutism in France: Louis XV and XVI. The Estate System and the start of Revolution

HW Cornell notes due tomorrow.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

The French Revolution Begins: Bastille source analysis.

HW. Read p. 651-661 and complete reading guide for Monday

Thursday, February 26, 2009 LATE ARRIVAL

Outline of the French Revolution

HW. Work on reading guide

Friday, February 27, 2009

Video: The French Revolution

Reading guide due Monday.

Friday, February 13, 2009


Monday, February 16, 2009

President’s Day. No school.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Quiz: The Enlightenment. For this quiz, you will need to know all of the people and terms from the Enlightenment packet and the lectures that we had in class (Note: make sure you know Kant and Hume—they are not in your book)


Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Absolutism and the English Civil War Reading guide. Start working on it in class. Due on Friday.

Thursday, February 19, 2009

1. Lecture: Intro to absolutism in England.

HW. Reading guide due tomorrow.

Friday, February 20, 2009

1. Lecture and video:  The English Civil War


Monday, February 9, 2009


Monday, February 9, 2009

1. Start “The Enlightenment” Packet in class. Due Thursday.

HW: Finish reading guide for Thursday

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

1. Quiz: African Empires and Slavery
2. Introduction to the Enlightenment

HW: work on Reading Guide.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

1. Lecture: Emmanuel Kant

HW. Reading guide due tomorrow

Thursday, February 12, 2009

1. Read Enlightenment philosopher’s packet in class. Answer questions.

HW. Questions due tomorrow.

Friday, February 13, 2009

1. Lecture: The Enlightenment Philosophers

“Special” quiz over philosophers on Monday!

Monday, February 2, 2009

"The Girls Next Door" Article

In 2004, The New York Times published an article about human trafficking in the United States that caused much debate.  The article helped raise awareness about an issue that most Americans do not think happen within our borders.  The article will be given tomorrow in class.  A quiz over the article will be given on Thursday.  if you are not here or would like to get a head start on reading the article, the link is below.

Take notes on the reading.  You will be able to use those notes on the quiz.


Monday, February 2, 2009

1. Lecture: The Atlantic Slave Trade
2. Characteristics of “Old Slavery”

HW: read p. 566-570. Complete reading guide for tomorrow.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

1. Lecture: “New Slavery” and modern human trafficking
2. Start reading, “The Girls Next Door”

HW: Finish reading, “The Girls Next Door” for Thursday. You will have a quiz over the reading

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Video: “Slavery: A Global Investigation”

HW. Finish reading “The Girls Next Door”

Thursday, February 5, 2009

1. Quiz: “The Girls Next Door”
2. Continue video

Friday, February 6, 2009

1. Finish video. Discuss.
2. Return and go over reading guides

Quiz on Monday over Unit 6. Includes map of African kingdoms.

Monday, January 26, 2009


Tuesday, January 27, 2009

1. Introduction to Semester 2
2. Introduction to African History---Geography of Africa
3. Complete Map of Africa

HW: Complete map of Africa for tomorrow. Bring book tomorrow!

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

1. Lecture: Empires in Africa
2. Start working on reading guide

HW : Read Ch 8, Section 3 (p. 225-229) and Ch 15, sections 2-3 (p. 409-427). Complete reading guide for Monday.

Thursday, January 29, 2009

1. Video: Road to Timbuktu. Complete video sheet.

Friday, January 30, 2009

1. Finish film. Discuss.
2. Intro to slavery.

Finish reading guide for Monday.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Changes for the week.

Due to the fact that the copiers are not working, your homework for Tuesday, January 13 is to complete Cornell Notes for Chapter 17.4 (p. 495-500).

Also, a review sheet for the final is available at the following link:

Don't forget--quiz over the Reformation on THURSDAY!

Monday, January 12, 2009


Monday, January 12, 2009

1. Lecture: The Reformation: Luther and Calvin

HW: read p. 495-500

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

1. Lecture: Henry VIII and the Anglican Church

HW: Complete reading guide for Ch 17.3. Due tomorrow.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

1. Lecture: The Counter Reformation

HW : Study for Quiz

Thursday, January 15, 2009

1. Quiz: The Reformation

Friday, January 16, 2009

1. Bring book! People of the Age of Discovery Activity.

Complete activity for Tuesday. Quiz over people on Tuesday? Wait and see.  


Monday, January 5, 2009


Monday, January 5, 2009

1. Lecture: Intro to the Italian Renaissance in Art

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

1. Art Forum in Black Box. Meet in Blackbox.

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

1. Lecture: The Northern Renaissance

Thursday, January 8, 2009

1. Finish Renaissance
2. Go over Reading Guides

HW: Quiz tomorrow

Friday, January 9, 2009

1. Quiz: Renaissance.

HW: Read p. 488-494. Complete reading guide for Monday.