Sunday, September 30, 2012

Schedule October 1-5

Monday, October 1

Finish movie.  Discuss.

Chapter 5, Sec 2-3 reading guide due tomorrow.

Tuesday, October 2  Bring Book Today

1.  Lecture:  The Greek Polis
2.  Map of the Greek World

Map due tomorrow.

Wednesday, October 3

1.  Athens and Sparta Venn Diagram
2.  Lecture:  Intro to the Persian Wars

Thursday, October 4

Video:  Greeks:  Crucible of Civilization, Part 2.  Complete viewing sheet while watching the film.

Friday, October 5

Finish video.  Discuss.

Read the rest of chapter 5. Complete reading guide Chapter 5, Secs 4-5 for Wednesday.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Schedule September 24-28

Monday, September 24  BRING BOOK TODAY

Work on the reading guide for Chapter 5.1.  Due tomorrow.

Tuesday, September 25

1.  Quiz:  Chapter 5.1
2.  Lecture:  The Greek World

Wednesday, September 26

No School!

Thursday, September 27

Lecture:  The World According to Homer

Read, Chapter 5, Secs 2-3.  Complete reading guide for Tuesday.

Friday, September 28

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

Monday, September 17, 2012

Schedule September 18-21

Tuesday, September 18

1.  Collect reading guide for Chapter 4
2.  Lecture:  The Rise and Fall of Empires in the Middle East

Start studying for test.  Make sure you can answer all of the questions on the Unit 1 Syllabus.

Wednesday, September 19

Lecture:  Ancient China

HW:  complete study chart for test

Thursday, September 20

1. Go over Chapter 4 reading guide
2.  Review for Test

Friday, September 21

Test over Unit 1

No homework for weekend!  But, if you ant to get ahead, you can begin the Chapter 5 reading guide that will be assigned on Monday ;)

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Schedule September 10-14

Monday, September 10

Lecture:  Hinduism and the Movie Avatar

Read, "The Philosophy Behind the Movie Avatar" and answer the questions for tomorrow.

Tuesday, September 11

1. Go over the reading.
2.  Lecture:  A Short History of Judaism

Read Chapter 3 and start working on the Chapter 3 reading guide.  Due on Friday.

Wednesday, September 12

Freedom Box Forum.  Meet in the Black Box

Thursday, September 13

Lecture:  The Persian empire

Finish Chapter 3 reading guide for tomorrow.

Friday, September 14  Bring Book Today!

1.  Quiz:  Chapter 3
2.  Start reading chapter 4 and work on Chapter 4 reading guide.  The Chapter 4 reading guide is due on Tuesday.

Your Unit 1 Test is on Thursday of next week.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Chapters 1 & 2 Exam

Tomorrow, you will be having your first exam.  The exam will be 40 multiple choice, matching and map questions.  Please be sure to know the following:

1.  River civilizations.  Know the characteristics of the 4 major river civilizations
2.  Art of the ancient world.  Match the picture to the appropriate civilization.
3.  Multiple choice.  Be able to answer questions comparing and contrasting the civilizations, characteristics of the Neolithic revolution, complex cultures.
4.  Map.  You will be asked to identify several features on a map
5.  Specific Definitions.  The last section is a matching section for specific definitions.  Look at your reading guides.

You can access the flashcards for the book here.

Monday, September 3, 2012

Schedule September 4-7

Tuesday, September 4

Lecture:  Egyptian Civilization

Start studying.  You have a exam over Chapters 1-2 on Friday!

Wednesday, September 5

1.  Lecture: Ancient Civilizations of India and China
2.  Go over Chapter 2 reading guide and map

Thursday, September 6

In class, finish the chart for Chapter 2

Friday, September 7  BRING BOOK

1.  Exam:  Chapters 1-2
2.  Read pages 61-83 and complete reading guide for Monday.  You can start working on this in class after the exam.