Tuesday, December 13, 2011


Monday, December 12

Test Corrections

Tuesday, December 13

1.  discuss binder check
2.  Lecture:  Introduction to the Renaissance


Wednesday, December 14

Work on Chapter 17 section 1 & 2 reading guide.  Due on Friday.

Thursday, December 15

1.  Video:  The Medici: Makers of Modern Art  (The video is also available on YouTube. There is a sheet that goes with the film.

Friday,  December 16

Finish video.

Have a great break and STAY OUT OF THE TREES!

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Schedule December 5-9

Monday, December 5

Video:  The Secret Life of Genghis Khan  Today we will be watching this video. If you are absent, just click ont he link and you can watch it on YouTube.  The sheet is available here.

On Thursday is your Unit 3 Test.  Start studying.  I am also available for help, if you want.  Tomorrow we are going to review for the test.  Here is a Review Sheet.

Tuesday, December 6

Review for Unit Exam.  Go over reading guides.  You will be getting a test organizer for Unit 3.  This needs to be complete and will be checked when notebooks are collected.

Wednesday, December 7

Meet with counselors.  Go to the college and career center instead of class today.  Work on your test organizer.

Thursday, December 8

Test:  Unit 3

The essay part of the test will be tomorrow.  Also, bring book tomorrow.

Friday, December 9

1.  Essay:  Unit 3
2.  Work in class on the reading guide for Chapter 17, sections 1 and 2.  Due on Tuesday.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Schedule November 30-December 2

Monday, November 28

Lecture:  The Rise of Nations:  England and France

Study for Middle Ages Quiz (Chapters 13-14) for Wednesday

Tuesday, November 29

Lecture:  The 100 Years' War and the end of the Middle Ages

Quiz tomorrow!

Wednesday, November 30   BRING BOOK TODAY

1.  Quiz:  Middle Ages
2.  Work on "Africa Empires" sheet.  Due on Friday.

Thursday, December 1

Lecture:  Empires in Africa

Reading Guide and Map due tomorrow.

Friday, December 2  BRING BOOK TODAY

Intro to the Mongols.  Work on Mongols Ch 12 Activity.  Due Monday.

Your Unit 3 test is on Thursday.  The test will cover Chapters 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15.  The test will be based on the "Essential Questions" from your Unit Sheet.  It will be mostly multiple choice,  with a map and a reading as well.

Monday, November 21, 2011


Monday, November 21  Bring Book today.

1.  Collect Middle Ages packet #1
2. Work on Middle Ages packet #2---due next Monday

Tuesday, November 22

Black Death Day!

Wednesday, November 23

1. Lecture:  The beginnings of England and France

Happy Thanksgiving!  don't forget the Middle Ages packet due on Monday.

Quiz over chapter 13 & 14 on Wednesday, November 30!

Sunday, November 13, 2011


Monday, November 14

Lecture:  The Dark Ages, Part 1   (With note sheet)

Reading Guide, Ch 13.1 due tomorrow.

Tuesday, November 15

Lecture:  The Dark Ages, Part 2

Wednesday, November 16  Bring Book Today!

Lecture and Activity:  The Crusades.  Today, you will be reading chapter 14 section 1.  The Reading Guide is due Tomorrow!

Thursday, November 18

Lecture:  The Middle Ages:  Feudalism and the Church

Read p. 358-381.  Complete Middle Ages Reading packet #1 for Monday.

Friday, November 19

Bibles Made of Stone:  The Gothic Cathedral

Finish Middle Ages packet for Monday.  Bring book on Monday!

Monday, November 7, 2011


Monday, November 7

Video:  Islam, Empire of Faith:  Part 1:  The Messenger

(This is a video you need to watch.  If you are absent, you can watch the video online.  The sheet is available here.)

Reading guide for Chapter 10 is due tomorrow!

Tuesday, November 8

1.  Finish video.  Collect sheet/discuss.
2.  Lecture:  The Spread and Split of Islam

Wednesday, November 9

1.  Finish lecture
2.  Review for quiz

Thursday, November 10

Quiz:  Chapter 10 and 11 (section 1)

Read p. 353-357.  Complete reading guide (Ch 13.1) for Tuesday, November 14

Monday, October 31, 2011

Schedule November 1-4

Tuesday, November 1

Unit 3 begins.  Lecture:  Byzantine Empire.

Homework:  Read p. 301-306.  Complete Cornell Note Sheet (Chapter 11.1) for Thursday.

Wednesday, November 2

Lecture: Art of the Byzantine Empire

Cornell note sheet due tomorrow.

Thursday, November 3

ACT practice reading.

Start reading Chapter 10.  Complete reading guide for Tuesday, November 8.

Friday, November 4

Lecture:  Intro to Islam

Quiz next week (Thursday) on Chapter 10 and 11. 

Monday, October 24, 2011


Tuesday, October 25

Video:  The Story of India

The reading guide for Chapter 7 is due on Friday.

Wednesday, October 26

Finish film.  Discuss
Lecture:  India and China during the Classical Age

Thursday, October 27

Finish lecture.

Friday,  October 28

Test:  Unit 2

Friday, October 14, 2011


Monday, October 17

3rd Period:  Meet in Blackbox for Greco-Roman Art Forum
8th Period:  Lecture:  Christianity in Rome (Room 124A)

Reading guide for chapter 6.3 due tomorrow.

Tuesday, October 18

3rd Period:  Lecture:  Christianity in Rome (Room 124A)
8th Period:  Meet in Blackbox for Greco-Roman Art Forum

Read p. 173-183.  Complete Reading Guide for Chapter 6, Sec 4 & 5.  Due Thursday.

Wednesday, October 19

Lecture:  The "Fall of Rome"

Reading guide due tomorrow.

Thursday, October 20  BROWN DAY

Go over Reading Guide.  Discuss Quiz.

Quiz tomorrow over Chapter 6.

The test will cover all of the items listed on your unit sheet for Chapter 6.  It will be multiple choice, matching and a map.  It will be about 35 questions.

Friday, October 21  Bring Book Today!

Quiz:  Chapter 6 Ancient Rome

Start reading Chapter 7.  Complete Reading Guide for Tuesday.  Your UNIT TEST based on the essential questions will be next THURSDAY.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011


Tuesday, October 11

1.  Quiz over Ch 6.2
2.  Lecture:  The Rise and Fall of Julius Caesar

Wednesday, October 12

Roman Emperors:  Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, October 13

Lecture:  Roman Emperors:  The Good, the Bad and the %#$!

Read Ch 6.3.  Complete reading guide for Monday

Friday, October 14

Video:  Gladiators

Monday---3rd period meet in Blackbox
Tuesday---8th period meet in Blackbox

Sunday, October 2, 2011


Monday, October 3

1.  Lecture:  The Hellenistic Age
2.  Discuss quiz

Study for quiz.  Don't forget the online resources!

Tuesday, October 4

Quiz:  Chapter 5

HW:  Read Chapter 6, section 1.  Complete reading guide for Friday.

Wednesday, October 5

Lecture:  Introduction to Ancient Rome

Thursday, October 6

Lecture:  The Roman Republic

Reading guide due tomorrow!

Friday, October 7

1.  Lecture:  Julius Caesar and the end of the Roman Republic

Read Chapter 6 section 2.  Complete Cornell Note Sheet for Tuesday.  Note:  You may have a quiz over it (nudge, nudge, hint, hint!)

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Schedule September 26-30, 2011

Monday, September 26    BRING BOOK TODAY

1.  Collect reading guide.
2.  Discuss the Greek concept of the "Polis"
3.  Complete Athens/Sparta Venn Diagram and Map of Greek World.  Due tomorrow.

Tuesday, September 27

1.  Collect map and Venn Diagram
2.  Watch Greeks:  The Crucible of Civilization, part 2.  Complete viewing sheet.

Homework:  Finish reading Chapter 5.  Complete Reading Guide for sections 4 & 5.  Due Friday.

Wednesday,  September 28

1.  Finish film.  Discuss or collect sheet for a grade.
2.  Lecture:  Alexander the Great and the Spread of Greek Ideals

Thursday, September 29

Happy New Year!  Welcome year 5772!

Friday, September 30

1.  Lecture:  The Origins of Philosophy
2.  Discuss Chapter 5 Quiz

On Monday, you will have a quiz over Chapter 5.  It will be about 35 multiple choice questions and matching questions.  Be sure to know the items on your Unit sheet for Chapter 5.  Also, don't forget the online resources from your book!

Monday, September 19, 2011

Schedule September 19-23

Monday, September 19

Test:  Unit 1

Bring Book Tomorrow!

Tuesday, September 20

1.  Introduction to Unit 2:  The Geography of Greece
2.  Chapter 5 Cornell Note Activity in class.  Due tomorrow.

Wednesday, September 21

1.  Quiz over reading/cornell notes
2.  Lecture:  The World According to Homer

Read Ch 5, sections 2-3.  Complete Reading Guide for Monday.

Thursday, September 22

Video:  Greeks:  The Crucible of Civilization, Part 1.  Complete viewing sheet while watching the film.

Friday, September 23

1.  Finish video.  Discuss
2.  Read article on Greek democracy in class.  Discuss.

Reading guide (Ch 5 Secs 2-3) due on Monday.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Schedule September 12-16, 2011

Monday, September 12

1.  Go over Avatar reading
2.  Lecture:  The Persian Empire

Read Chapter 4.  Complete Reading Guide for Wednesday.

Tuesday, September 13

1.  Go over Chapter 3 reading guide
2.  Lecture:  China

Chapter 4 reading guide due tomorrow.  It will be collected in the Black Box.

Wednesday, September 14  


Thursday, September 15

Discuss Freedom Box forum.
Practice ACT

Friday, September 16

Finish China Lecture (if necessary)
Go over Chapter 4 Reading Guide.
Unit Test on Monday!  Discuss and Review.

This test will cover everything on the Unit Sheet, with particular attention to the "Essential Questions."  If you can answer those essential questions, you will do fine.  The test will be broken up into several parts:

1.  Multiple Choice Questions:  There will be 17 multiple choice questions covering chapters 1-4
2.  Map Questions:  4 questions identifying events/people and the appropriate region of the world
3.  Reading:  There will be a short reading followed by 5 questions relating to main idea and supporting details
4.  Essay Question.  You will write an answer to an essay question.  The questions are closely related to the "Essential Questions" on your unit sheet.

Monday, September 5, 2011

Schedule September 6-9

Tuesday, September 6

Finish lecture on China
Go Over Chapter 2 Reading Guide
Discuss exam

Study for exam.  It will be 50 multiple choice and matching questions.  Don't forget, there will be an art section.

You can access the flashcards for the book here.

Wednesday, September 7  (BRING BOOK TODAY)

Test:  Chapters 1-2

Read Chapter 3.  Complete reading guide for Friday.

Thursday, September 8

Lecture:  Ancient Religions:  Judaism

Reading Guide for Chapter 3 due tomorrow.

Friday, September 9

Lecture:  Avatar and Hinduism

Reading:  "The Philosophy Behind the Movie Avatar."  Answer the questions on the sheet for Monday.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

List for Chapter 2 Chart

For the civilizations chart, these are the items that must be placed into the proper categories.  NOTE:  Some of the terms may be used for more than one civilization.

365 day calendar
Ancestor worship
City grid system
Coined money
Cuneiform writing
Early origins of Hindu religion
Epic of Gilgamesh
Euphrates River
Hammurabi’s code
Huang He River
Indus River
Invention of the wheel
King Narmer unites regions
King Sargon creates first empire in area
Language contained over 10,000 symbols
Mandate of Heaven
Mummification due to belief in afterlife
Nile River
Oracle bones
Re, the sun god
Roads and canals
Sewer system
Shang Di, the supreme god
Shang Dynasty
Tigres River
Undecipherable language made up of over 400 symbols
Use of cast iron
Xia Dynasty
Zhou Dynasty

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Schedule August 29-September 2

Monday, August 29

1.  Lecture:  The River Valley Civilizations:  Mesopotamia

HW:  Read Chapter 1 and complete Reading Guide for Wednesday

Tuesday, August 30

1.  Recap of the Freedom Box:  Hammurabi Activity
2.  Lecture:  Ancient Egypt

RG over Chapter 1 due tomorrow

Also, BRING BOOK tomorrow!

Wednesday, August 31

1.  Go over Prehistoric Art sheet
2.  Class time to complete Chapter 2 reading guide.  (Plus map and chart)  Due on Friday.

Thursday, September 1

1.  Go over Chapter 1 Reading Guide
2.  Lecture:  Ancient India and China

Chapter 2 reading guide due tomorrow.

Friday, September 2

1.  Lecture:  The Ancient Middle East

Comprehensive quiz/test over Chapter 1 next WEDNESDAY!  Start studying.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

"Losing My Religion" Extra Credit

Today, in class, we will be watching the award-winning video for R.E.M.'s song, "Losing My Religion."  The song was released in 1991 and the video went on to win several awards.

The video contains many allusions to art.  Your job (if you choose to accept) is to find the allusions.  I will tell you now, that the easier allusions are to paintings.  If you find a painting that resembles one of the moments in the video, print it out and return it to me tomorrow.

Here's the important thing:  This needs to be turned into me by the BEGINNING of FIRST PERIOD in the study hall room, 124C.

You can download a sheet of images here to help you.

Here's a hint: "If it's not baroque, don't fix it."  Good luck!  And don't forget:  in order to get that extra credit, all sheets need to be in by the BEGINNING of FIRST PERIOD tomorrow (Thursday,  August 25) in the Study Hall room (124c).

Monday, August 22, 2011

SCHEDULE August 23-August 26

Tuesday, August 23

1.  In-class reading assignment
2.  Introduction to the class

HW:  "What is Art?" paragraph due tomorrow

Wednesday, August 24

1. Collect paragraph.  Discuss.
2. Lecture:  Art and Allusion

Extra Credit Opportunity:  "Losing My Religion"

Thursday, August 25

1. Discuss the music video
2. Lecture:  Origins of Art

Read article, "Instant Art History:  Prehistoric Art"  Complete reading guide for Monday.

Friday, August 26

1. Lecture:  Prehistoric Art

Reading guide for article due on Monday

Welcome to a New Year!

Hi everybody.  Welcome to the class site for Mr. Janu's World History class.  Here you will find schedules and downloadable assignments.  It will be important to bookmark this site as you will need to consult this page from time to time.  Also, any time you are absent and are wondering what you missed, you can check here and download most assignments.  You can find those in the "Essential Documents" section in the righ-hand panel.

I look forward to a great year.  Welcome to the class.

Mr. Janu

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Unit 5 Test Review

As you prepare for the unit 5 test, use the online resources from your book:

World History:  Patterns and Interactions

Know the following terms/items for the Russian Revolution portion of the test:

Karl Marx
Communist Manifesto
Russian Czars:  Nicholas I, Alexander II, Alexander III, Nicholas II
Decembrist Revolt
Revolution of 1905
March Revolution
Provisional Government
Alexander Kerensky
"July Days"
Vladimir Lenin
Leon Trotsky
Josef Stalin
November Revolution
Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
Russian Civil War
New Economic Policy
The Great Purge


Tuesday, May 31

Finish Russian Revolution
Go over reading guide

Study for Unit Test!

Wednesday, June 1

Test:  Unit 5 (Imperialism, World War I, Russian Revolution)

RG, World War II, Part 1.  Due on Friday.

Thursday, June 2

Lecture:  The beginning of World War II

Reading Guide due tomorrow.

Friday, June 3

Video:  From Blitzkrieg to the Bomb, Part 1

RG, World War II part II due on Tuesday

Finals Next Week!

Monday, May 23, 2011


Monday, May 23

Lecture:  The end of the war

Study for tomorrow's quiz.  Bring book tomorrow to start on reading guide.

Tuesday, May 24

Quiz:  World War I

Read pages 867-879 and complete reading guide for Friday. (Chapter 30)

Wednesday, May 25

Lecture:  A history of Russia

Thursday, May 26

Lecture:  The Russian Revolution

Reading guide due tomorrow.

Friday, May 27

Video:  The Young Indiana Jones:  The Bolshevik Revolution

Unit Test on Wednesday!

Monday, May 16, 2011


Monday, May 16

Lecture:  The Horrors of Trench War
Video:  All Quiet on the Western Front

Reading Guide for WWI due TOMORROW

Tuesday, May 17

The Poetry of World War I

Finish poetry reading packet for tomorrow.

Wednesday, May 18

Lecture: Submarine Warfare and the United States

Thursday, May 19

Lecture:  Wilson's "Fourteen Points" and the End of the War

Homework:  Map of Europe AFTER World War I

Friday, May 20


Quiz Over World War I on Tuesday May 24!

Monday, May 9, 2011


Monday, May 9

1.  Go over Imperialism in Asia Reading Guide
2.  Review for tomorrow's test

Study, Study, Study.  Bring book tomorrow.

Tuesday, May 10

1.  Imperialism Exam

HW--Map of Europe BEFORE World War I

Wednesday, May 11

Lecture:  The Start of World War I

Start reading pages 841-861. 

Thursday, May 12

In class, work on World War I reading guide.  Due on Tuesday.

Friday, May 13

1.  Lecture:  The U-Boat
2.  Start watching, "The Last Voyage of the Lusitania"

Reading guide due on Tuesday!

Tuesday, May 3, 2011


Monday, May 2

1.  Song:  "Hateful Hate"
2.  African Colonization simulation, day 1

Tuesday, May 3

African Colonization simulation

Read, "King Leopold's Heart of Darkness."  Quiz over reading tomorrow.

Wednesday, May 4

1.  Quiz over reading
2.  Lecture:  The Belgian Congo:  Then and Now

HW:  Reading guide, "Imperialism in Asia"  due Friday.  Bring Book tomorrow!

Thursday, May 5

Imperialism in Asia map.

Reading guide and map due tomorrow.

Friday, May 6

Lecture:  Imperialism in Asia.  Go over reading guides.

Quiz over Imperialism on TUESDAY!

Monday, April 25, 2011


Monday, April 25

1.  Test over Unit 5 (part 2)
2.  Practice ACT reading


Tuesday, April 26

Work on Chapter 27 Reading guide, Imperialism.  Plus, Map of Africa during Imperialism. Due on Friday.

Wednesday, April 27

No Class. ACT and PSAE

Thursday, April 28

1.  Introduction to Imperialism

Imperialism reading guide due tomorrow.

Friday,  April 29

Lecture:  Imperialism in Africa.  Set up for Imperialism game.

No Homework.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Online Resources for the Book

If you haven't found this yet, here is the link:

World History: Patterns of Interaction

On this site, you will find all sorts of resources for studying, included chapter summaries and flashcards.


Monday, April 18

1. Return and go over reading guides
2. Lecture:  The Philosophies of the Industrial Revolution

Bring Book tomorrow!

Tuesday, April 19

1.  Go over Chapter 25 reading guide
2.  Work on Chapter 26 reading guide.  Due tomorrow.

Wednesday, April 20

1.  Go over Chapter 26 reading guide
2.  Lecture:  Reform movements in England

Thursday, April 21

1.  Go over DBQ essay.  Essay due on Monday--typed.

Test:  Unit 5 (Part B) on MONDAY!

Monday, April 11, 2011


Monday, April 11

1.  Finish Art of the 19th century lecture

Read Chapter 24, section 3.  Complete reading guide for Wednesday.

Tuesday, April 12

1.  Quiz over art of the 19th Century
2.  Lecture:  Nationalism and the Unifications of Germany and Italy

Reading guide due tomorrow.  Also, Bring Book Tomorrow!

Wednesday, April 13

Work on the reading guide for the Industrial Revolution.  Due Friday.

Thursday, April 14

Lecture:  The origins of the Industrial Revolution

Industrial Revolution Reading Guide due tomorrow.

Friday, April 15

Lecture:  Capitalism v. Communism

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Schedule April 4-8

Monday April 4

Third Period:  Meet in Blackbox.  Lecture:  The Congress of Vienna
8th Period:  Meet in Blackbox.  Music Forum.

Tuesday, April 5

Third Period:  Meet in Blackbox.  Music forum.
8th Period.  Meet in 124A.  Lecture:  The Congress of Vienna.

Wednesday, April 6

Correct you tests from Unit 5.  bring book.

Read Chapter 24.2.  Complete reading guide for Friday.

Thursday, April 7

Lecture:  When Paris Sneezes the rest of Europe catches the cold

Reading guide due tomorrow.

Friday, April 8

Lecture:  Romanticism and Revolution

Read Chapter 24.4.  Complete reading guide for Monday.  Bring book on Monday as well!

Monday, March 28, 2011

Schedule March 28-April 1

Monday, March 28

Welcome Back!

1.  Collect map.
2.  Lecture:  Accomplishments of Napoleon

Napoleon reading guide due tomorrow.

Tuesday, March 29

1.  Unit 5 test Prep---placing items into categories.

Bring book tomorrow.  You will lose points if you forget your book!

Wednesday, March 30

Work on a reading guide for Chapter 23.5.  Due tomorrow.

Thursday, March 31

Review for test.

Friday, April 1

Test over Unit 5 (part 1)

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

SCHEDULE MARCH 14-18, 2011

Monday, March 14

1.  Discuss test
2.  Finish discussing French Revolution

French Revolution Reading Guide due tomorrow

Tuesday, March 15

Lecture:  Intro to Napoleon

Wednesday, March 16

Video:  Napoleon's Lost Army  (with sheet)

Thursday, March 17

1.  Finish video.  Discuss.
2.  Lecture:  Napoleon

Read 663-661.  Reading Guide due on Monday after break (March 28)
Bring Book Tomorrow!

Friday, March 18

Napoleon Map---to be completed in class!

Have a great break!  Reading Guide and Timeline due on Monday!

Sunday, March 6, 2011


Monday, March 7

Lecture:  Intro to the French Revolution

Study for your quiz on Wednesday!

Tuesday, March 8

Video:  The French Revolution (with a sheet that you can download here.)

If you miss any of this video, you will need to watch it online:
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6
Part 7
Part 8
Part 9

Wednesday, March 9

1. Test:  Unit 5:  Age of Absolutism and the Enlightenment
2. Continue video

Read pages 651-662 and complete reading guide, Chapter 23, sec 1-2.  Due Tuesday.

Thursday, March 10

Continue video

Friday, March 11

1. Collect reading guide
2. Finish video

Monday, February 28, 2011


Monday, February 28

Lecture:  Absolutism in France

Reading guide for French Absolutism due TOMORROW.

Tuesday, March 1

Third period:  Meet in Black Box.  Lecture:  Introduction to the Enlightenment.
8th Period:  Bring your book.  You will get points for having your book; you will lose points for not bring it.  Work on Reading Guide for "The Enlightenment."  Due on Friday.

Wednesday, March 2

3rd Period:  Bring your book.  You will get points for having your book; you will lose points for not bring it.  Work on Reading Guide for "The Enlightenment." Due on Friday.
8th Period:  Lecture:  Introduction to the Enlightenment

Thursday, March 3

Enlightenment philosophers.  Read packet and answer questions.  Everything due tomorrow.

Friday, March 4

Collect packets.   Lecture:  Significance of the Enlightenment.

QUIZ on Monday over the Age of Absolutism and the Enlightenment.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Schedule February 22-25, 2011

Tuesday, February 22

Bring Book Today!

Work on reading guide for Absolutism.  Reading guide due on Thursday.

Wednesday, February 23

Lecture:  Absolutism in England

Reading guide due tomorrow.

Thursday, February 24

Video:  Cromwell

Friday, February 25

Lecture:  Absolutism in France (Louie, Louie)

Read p. 596-607.  Complete Reading Guide for Tuesday.

Sunday, February 13, 2011


Monday, February 14

Video:  Wonders of the African World:  Road to Timbuktu

You will have a sheet to fill out for this video.  If you miss any of the video, you can begin watching it here.  It is in 6 parts.

Homework:  Map of Africa.  Due tomorrow.

Tuesday, February 15

1.  Finish video.  Discuss.
2.  Go over map and reading guide for Empires of Africa

Homework:  Read Chapter 20.  Complete reading guide.  Due Thursday.

Wednesday, February 16

Lecture:  The history of Slavery

Thursday, February 17

1.  Lecture:  Modern Slavery
2.  Go over reading guide.  Discuss test.

Study for test.

Friday, February 18

Test over Unit 4:  Age of Discovery, Scientific Revolution, African Empires and Slavery

Monday, February 7, 2011


Monday, February 7

1.  Go over the Scientific Revolution Sheet
2.  Video:  The Medici:  Godfathers of the Renaissance, part 4 "Power v Truth"  A sheet can be found here.  If you are absent, you need to watch the video.

Tuesday, February 8

1.  Finish Video.  Discuss.
2.  Lecture:  Impact of the Scientific Revolution

Wednesday, February 9

Walk and Talk Quiz:  Age of Discovery and Scientific Revolution

Thursday, February 10

1.  Lecture:  Intro to African Empires

Complete Reading Guide for Chapters 8 and 15.  Due Monday.

Friday, February 11

1.  Finish Lecture.
2.  Video:  On the Road to Timbuktu

Reading Guide due on Monday.

Monday, January 31, 2011


Monday, January 31

1.  Finish lecture:  The Age of Exploration, part 3
2.  Reading plus questions:  Bartolome de Las Casas

Finish reading for homework.  Bring book tomorrow.

Tuesday, February 1

Work on Scientific Revolution sheet.  Due tomorrow.

Wednesday, February 2

Video:  The Medicis:  Power v. Truth.  Watch video and complete sheet. 

(If you are absent, you can watch the video online here.  Download the sheet as well)

Thursday, February 3

Lecture:  Scientific Revolution

Friday, February 4

Walk and Talk Quiz:  Age of Exploration and Scientific Revolution

Monday, January 24, 2011


Welcome to the New Semester!

Tuesday, January 25

1.  Seating chart, new semester discussion
2.  Work on Age of Discovery Reading Guide.  Due tomorrow.

Wednesday, January 26

1.  Lecture:  The Age of Discovery

Bring book tomorrow!

Thursday, January 27

Lecture:  Age of Discovery, part 2.  You will be using the note sheet while watching the presentation.

Friday,  January 28

Lecture:  Age of Discovery, part3

Bring book on TUESDAY!

Monday, January 10, 2011


Monday, January 10

Finish lecture on Renaissance art.

Homework:  Read Chapter 17, sections 3.  Complete reading guide for Wednesday.

Tuesday, January 11

Lecture:  Intro to the Reformation

Reading Guide due tomorrow.

Wednesday, January 12

Lecture:  The Reformation Continues

Thursday, January 13

Lecture:  The English Reformation

Quiz over Chapter 17 tomorrow.

Friday, January 14

1. Quiz:  The Renaissance and Reformation
2.  Discuss final exams

Study for FINALS!

Monday, January 3, 2011


Monday, January 3

Introduction to the Renaissance

Tuesday, January 4
3.  Bring book. You will be working on Chapter 17, sections 1-2.
8.  Renaissance Art Forum.  Meet in the Theater (not blackbox)

Wednesday, January 5

3. Renaissance Art Forum.  Meet in Theater (not Blackbox)
8. Bring book. You will be working on Chapter 17, sections 1-2.

Thursday, January 6

Lecture:  Humanists of the Renaissance

Read, "Machiavelli's The Prince."  Take notes.  You will have a quiz tomorrow.  You may use your notes on the quiz.

Friday, January 7

1.  Quiz over reading
2.  Renaissance Art:  a recap