Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Monday, August 27, 2012

Online Textbook

Hi everyone.

If you have tried to access the online textbook, you may have noticed that you get an error message that the subscription has expired.  We are working with the company to get that restored.  In the meantime, you can access .pdf copies of the first two chapters here:

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Schedule August 27-31

Monday, August 27

Go over the "At Home Reading."  Complete Reading Skills activity in class.

Homework: Read Chapter 1, section 2 and 3 (p. 14-23).  Complete "Neolithic Revolution Cause and Effect" sheet.  Due tomorrow.

Tuesday, August 28

1.  Collect and Discuss homework.
2.  Discuss "specific definitions."

Read, Chapter 2 section 1 (p. 29-31).  Complete Reading Guide for Thursday.

Wednesday, August 29

Lecture:  Art and Early River Civilizations, part 1

Chapter 2, section 1 Reading Guide is due tomorrow!

Thursday, August 30

Lecture:  Art and Early River Civilization, part 2

Bring book tomorrow!

Friday, August 31  BRING BOOK TODAY!

Today, you will be working on a reading guide for Chapter 2 and a Map.  Quiz over the chapter next week sometime!  The reading guide is due on Tuesday!

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Schedule August 29-31, 2012

Wednesday, August 29

Welcome to the class.  We will discuss class rules and expectations.

Homework:  Read, "Prehistoric Art" and complete reading guide for Friday.

Thursday, August 30

Lecture:  Art and Allusion:  Why Understanding Art History is Important

Extra Credit Activity.  Reading Guide due tomorrow.

Friday, August 31

Lecture:  The Origin of Art:  Painting in Caves

For homework, read the article "At Home: A Short History of Private Life" by Bill Bryson for Monday.

Welcome to the 2012-13 School Year!

Welcome to Janu's World History class site.  It's hard to believe the summer is just about over.  Here you will find all of the information needed for being a successful student on World History.  On this site, you will find all homework assignments, a weekly schedule and various links that will be useful for your classroom success.  I look forward to seeing you next week.