Monday, December 15, 2014

Schedule December 15-19

Monday, December 15

1.  Machiavelli Reading and Quiz
2.  Complete the Renaissance Word Scramble and Reading Guide

Tuesday, December 16

Using your book, today you will have the opportunity to work on the Reformation Reading Guide.  What you don't finish, will be for homework.

Wednesday, December 17

Lecture:  The Reformation

Thursday, December 18

Notesheet Quiz:  Renaissance and Reformation

Friday, December 19

A Brief History of Christmas


Friday, December 12, 2014

How Machiavellian are you?

Today, we are going to be discussing Machiavelli.  How "Machiavellian" are you.  Click on the link below to take the Machiavellian quiz.

How Machiavellian are you?


Monday, December 8, 2014

Schedule December 8-12

Monday, December 8

ACT Benchmark test.  Introduce Unit 4.

Tuesday, December 9

Correct Unit 3 test.

Wednesday, December 10

Lecture: Introduction to the Renaissance.  Complete the reading called, "Renaissance Florence." If you don't finish it in class, it will be for homework

Thursday, December 11

1. Reading quiz
2. Lecture:  Humanism.  There is a notesheet for this.

Friday, December 12

Finish lecture on Humanism.  Discuss Machiavelli.  How Machiavellian are you?



Thursday, December 4, 2014

STUDY SESSION--TONIGHT, 8:30

Tonight, join me for a study session.  Use your login name.  Your password is your ID number.







Monday, December 1, 2014

Schedule December 1-5

Monday, December 1

Lecture:  The Rise of Nations--England.  There is a notesheet for this.

This Friday will be your test for Unit 3.  You will need to study from all of your notesheets and webquests.  Those are your study guides.  When you look at the assignments list, the test will cover items 37-49.

Tuesday, December 2

Webquest:  War and Plague  For this activity, you will be using the web to fill out a guide on the Black Death and the 100 Years' War.

You will be using this website:  http://warandplague.weebly.com

Wednesday, December 3

Lecture:  The Rise of the Mongols.  There is a notesheet for this.

Thursday, December 4

Unit Organization. Review.

Your test tomorrow will be 100 points.  I will be online tonight for a review session.  If you haven't signed up for Remind,  do it.  I will send out reminders about the study session.

Friday, December 5

Unit 3 Test!


Monday, November 17, 2014

Schedule November 17 - 21

Monday, November 17

Today, we are going to finish talking about the Crusades.  You will complete the Crusades Packet and also complete a map of the Middle Ages.

Here are the Links for the Map:

The Medieval World at the time of the Crusades
Crusades Map
Map of Europe, c. 1000 CE
Map of Medieval Europe to 1300 CE
Map of the High Middle Ages
Map Late Medieval Europe

Tuesday, November 18

Lecture:  The Crusades, Relics and Bibles Made of Stone.  You will have a notesheet for this.

Links:

Cathedral Link #1: http://youtu.be/DUuqdokmALU?t=8m47s
Cathedral Link #2: http://youtu.be/DUuqdokmALU?t=14m51s

Wednesday, November 19

Lecture:  Feudalism.  You will have a notesheet for this.

Thursday, November 20

Lecture:  The Rise of England and France.  Here is the Notesheet.

Friday, November 21

Today, we will start class with a notesheet quiz.  It will cover the Crusades, The map of the Crusades, Bibles Made of Stone and Feudalism.

Then, we will continue talking about the Rise of France.



Monday, November 10, 2014

Schedule November 10-14

Monday, November 10

1.  Notesheet Quiz: Byzantine Empire and Foundations of Islam
2.  Finish notesheet, "The Spread of Islam"

Tuesday, November 11

Lecture:  The Dark Ages. The notesheet can be found here.

For this lecture, you will be answering some questions while watching a video entitled, "The Dark Ages."  The sections of the video are listed below.  So, if you miss any days, you can catch up on your own.  You will have a quiz over this on Friday.

The Waning Empire
The Common Thread of Christianity
A Holy War
The Greatest King
The Vikings

Wednesday, November 12

Continue "The Dark Ages."

Thursday, November 13

Finish "The Dark Ages"

Friday, November 14

1.  Notesheet quiz over "The Spread of Islam" and "The Dark Ages"
2.  Lecture:  The Crusades.  There is a notesheet for this activity and a webquest.



Thursday, November 6, 2014

Plans for Friday, November 7

Today, you are going to be watching the following video. As you watch the video, you will need to also answer some questions on Schoology. However, once logged in, do not swipe out or you will not be able to finish.


You will have your notesheet quiz on Monday.


Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Schedule November 3-7

Monday, November 3

ACT Practice:  The Spirit of Halloween.  You will need to take an ACT-Style quiz on Schoology over this reading.

Tuesday, November 4

Start Unit 3 with a lecture on The Byzantine Empire.  There is a notesheet for this lecture.

Wednesday, November 5

Webquest:  The Foundations of Islam

Today, you will be reading about Islam and answering question for a webquest.  What you don't finish in class, you will need to have done by Friday.

Thursday, November 6

Lecture:  The Dark Ages.  There is a notesheet for this lecture.

Friday, November 7

1.  Notesheet quiz for the Byzantine Empire and Foundations of Islam
2.  Continue the lecture on The Dark Ages.  We will finish it on Monday.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Studying for the Test

The Unit 2 Test is upon us!  In order to do well, you have to study.  Studying is more than just going through notes or looking at flashcards on Quizlet.  Those things help, but they are not enough.  You need to actively study--that is reuse the information in your own way.  The best way to do this is to learn by categorization.

We talked about 3 general topics in this unit:  Greece, Rome and Han.  If you can place all of the terms into one of those three topics, you are half-way there.


Monday, October 27, 2014

Schedule October 27-31

Tuesday, October 28

Lecture:  The Fall of Rome.  Here is the notesheet.

You have your Unit 2 test on Friday.  100 points!  What you need to do is start studying.  Here is a review sheet.  I'll give you extra credit point for filling it out and turning it in on Friday!

Wednesday, October 29 

Lecture:  Han China and the Silk Road.  Here is the notesheet.

Thursday, October 30

1.  Notesheet Quiz for Christianity, the Fall of Rome and China
2.  Review for Unit 2 Test

Friday, October 31

I will have a review session BEFORE SCHOOL starting at 7:30 for anyone who wants to review for the test in room 252!

TEST UNIT 2

Happy Halloween!

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Monday, October 20, 2014

Schedule October 20-24

Monday, October 20

NOTE:  If you are still doing Quiz Corrections, you need to have it done by Friday.  They will be removed from the Test Make-up Center after school on Friday!

Lecture:  The Roman Republic.  Click here for the notesheet.

Tuesday, October 21

Lecture:  The Punic Wars. Click here for the notesheet.

Wednesday, October 22

Webquest:  Julius Caesar and the Beginning of the Empire

Thursday, October 23

Lecture:  Julius Caesar

Read Chapter 6, pages 168-172.  Complete the READING GUIDE or take the online quiz.  The online quiz is due next Tuesday, 8:00 am.

Friday, October 24

1. Notesheet Quiz
2. The Emperors: The Good, the Bad and the @$#%^!

Be sure to work on the reading guide or take the quiz by Tuesday!

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Schedule October 14-17

Tuesday, October 14

Field trip to Lewis University

Wednesday, October 15

Complete the DBQ.  Categorize the documents, write a thesis statement and identify evidence.  This will count as a test grade.  25 points.

Thursday, October 16

Make quiz corrections for the Greece Quiz from last Friday.  You will write out the question and the entire new answer to recieve .5 points back for every one you got wrong

When you are done, you need to work on a map of Ancient Rome.  You will have a quiz over this map that needs to be completed on Schoology by Tuesday, October  21

Friday, October 17

Lecture:  An introduction to Ancient Rome


Sunday, October 5, 2014

Schedule October 6 - 10

Monday, October 6

2nd and 4th Periods:  Meet in Theater for Greco-Roman Art Forum
7th and 8th Periods:  Lecture:  Alexander the Great

Tuesday, October 7

2nd and 4th Periods:  Lecture: Alexander the Great
7th and 8th Periods:  Meet in Theater for Greco-Roman Art Forum

Wednesday, October 8

Start working on Ancient Greece DBQ: Analyze and Categorize Documents

Thursday, October 9

Write a Thesis for the DBQ. Due at the end of the Period

Friday, October 10

Quiz:  Ancient Greece.

This quiz will be muliptle choice, terms matching, Athens/Sparta comparison matching and a map.  Use the flashcards to help you study!

Monday, September 29, 2014

Schedule September 29 - October 3

Monday, September 29

Lecture:  Athens v. Sparta

Read pages 142-149 in Chapter 5.  Complete Reading Guide or take the optional quiz by Monday, October 6.
 
Tuesday, September 30

Periods 2, 4:  Movie:  Engineering and Empire: Ancient Greece.  There is a sheet that goes with this.
Periods 7, 8:  Meet with counselors



Wednesday, October 1

Periods 2, 4: Meet with counselors
Periods 7, 8: Movie:  Engineering and Empire: Ancient Greece.  There is a sheet that goes with this.

Thursday, October 2

ACT Reading Benchmark

Friday, October 3

Lecture:  The Wars of Ancient Greece.

Make sure you complete the reading guide or take the optional quiz by Monday!




Sunday, September 21, 2014

Schedule September 22 - 26

Monday, September 22

1. Discuss test
2. It's the Olympics!  Complete "How Much Do You Know About Ancient Greece" alone, or in groups.  The first to finish with the most correct answers gets homework tokens!

Tuesday, September 23

Today, we are starting Unit 2: The Classical Age.  Here is the Unit 2 Overview.

Lecture:  Homer's World: Intro to the Greek World.  Here is the notesheet.

Complete the Reading Guide for Chapter 5 Ancient Greece by Monday, September 29.  Or, complete the online quiz. The online quiz needs to be completed by 8 am September 29.

Wednesday, September 24

Lecture:  Homer's World: The Illiad and the Odyssey.  Here is the notesheet.

Thursday, September 25

No School.  Happy New Year!

Friday, September 26

Athens v. Sparta

Finish reading guide or quiz by Monday!

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Discussion Tonight!

There is a study opportunity tonight!  Come to the World History Study Chat---starts at 8:30.  To get there, you need to log on using your user name.  Generally, your user name is "first name.last name." Check the list below.


Then, hit the profile button and enter your password.  Your password is your ID number.

Hope to see you there!


Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Unit 1 Test Information

Your Unit 1 Test is on Friday.  It is 40 questions--multiple choice, a map, pictures and a reading.  The test will be based on the following resources:

1.  Unit 1 Overview:  Make sure you know the terms and the can answer the questions under each "essential question."
2.  Homework.  Questions will also come from the Prehistoric Art reading guide and the Reading Guide on Mesopotamia.  Make sure you know the characteristics of complex civilizations!
3.  Note Sheets:  You need to review the following notesheets:


4.  Flashcards


Sunday, September 14, 2014

Schedule September 15-19

TEST WEEK!  All missing work must be in by Thursday or it will be counted late!

Monday, September 15

Lecture:  Avatar and the Origins of Hinduism.  There is a note sheet that goes with this lecture.

Tuesday, September 16

Document Based Question:  Intro to Documents, Part 1

Over the next two days, you will be looking at documents from the civilizations in this unit to answer an essay promt.  You will categorize the documents and write a statement that explains the main idea of each document.

The Document Packet can be found here.

Wednesday, September 17

Continue with the DBQ.  Today, you will be grouping the docments in common themes and write a thesis statement.

Thursday, September 18

1. Collect the DBQ and discuss
2. Review for the test

Tonight, starting at 8:30, I'll be in the chat room conducting a review session.  If you would like to join, your user name is "first.last" and the password is your id number.

Friday, September 19

Test Unit 1!


Monday, September 8, 2014

Schedule September 8-12

Monday, September 8

1.  Take comprehension quiz over the Early Civilizations Chart
2.  Finish the video on mummification. Discuss.
3.  Lecture:  Ancient China

Tomorrow, you will have your first quiz over Chapters 1-2.  Look at your Unit 1 Overview.  You should be able to answer Essential Questions 1-4.  Plus, the terms Culture through Caste System.  You will find flashcards above.

Tuesday, September 9

Take the Unit 1 Quiz.  It is 34 questions.  Multiple choice and matching.

Wednesday, September 10

Lecture:  The Persian Empire

Thursday, September 11

The Rise of China.  Today, you will be finishing a note sheet on China.  The note sheet can be found here.  Take notes on the China Presentation.


Then, we will be watching a film about China and the very strange emperor, Shi Huangdi.

Friday, September 12

Webquest:  Judaism   You will be completing the webquest in class.  What you don't finish will be for homework.  It will be due on Monday.

The webquest can be found at http://eghsjudaismwebquest.weebly.com/


Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Schedule September 2 - 5

Tuesday, September 2

Lecture:  Mesopotamia and Egypt.  Today we will continue talking about Ancient Civilizations.  Don't forget the notesheet for these days!

Homework:  Finish reading Chapters 1-2 and complete the reading guide or take the online quiz.  The online quiz is due tomorrow by 8:00 am.

Wednesday, September 3

Lecture:  India and China

Thursday, September 4

Putting it all together:  Ancient Civilizations Chart.  Today, you will be working in groups to put together a study chart for the Ancient Civilization to get ready for next week's quiz.

Homework:  Finish Chart

Friday, September 5

Video:  Curiosity:  I was Mummified  There will be a sheet for this.  Your test is on Tuesday over chapters 1-2.


Sunday, August 24, 2014

Schedule August 25-29

Monday, August 25

1. Lecture:  Introduction to the Neolithic Age.  You will be given a lecture sheet, which you can see here.
2. Read "At Home" by Bill Bryson.

Tuesday, August 26

1. Complete At Home, Reading and Writing Skills with a partner.
2. Take an ACT-style quiz over At Home

Wednesday, August 27
 Begin watching Mankind: The Story of all of Us (Episode 1)  There is a viewing guide for this video.


If you are absent, you will need to go online to watch the video.

Thursday, August 28

1. Finish Video and discuss.
2. Complete a thesis writing activity with supporting details. 

Friday, August 29
1. Lecture:  Mesopotamia
2. Discuss "Specific Definitions"

Homework:  Read pages 14-34 in your textbook (end of chapter 1 and the beginning of chapter 2). 
Then complete the Reading Guide-Mesopotamia or complete the online quiz by Wednesday 8:00 am.
Have a great weekend.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Schedule August 20 - 22, 2014

Wednesday, August 18

Welcome to Mr. Janu's World History Class.  Today, we will be discussing the course. Below, you will find the Course Requirement Sheet for 2014-15 and the Student Information Link.  We will be going over this in class. Plus getting our seats!

1.  Seating Chart.  Click on the chart for your class and navigate to your seat!

     Period 2
     Period 4
     Period 7
     Period 8

2.  Mr. Janu's Course Syllabus, 2014-15
3.  Student Information Sheet (You will need to complete this online, using your iPad)
4.  Set up the cBox Chat Room.

Homework:  You will need to read the article, "Prehistoric Art" and complete the reading guide. The reading guide will be due on Monday.  Or, if you want to take the quiz instead, you can. The quiz can be found in Schoology. It will be available until 8 am, Monday August 24.

Thursday, August 19

Today, we are going to look at the importance of studying history and art.  We will be looking at how Ferris Bueller and The Simpsons relates to World History!

Friday, August 20

Lecture:  The Beginnings of Art

The Reading Guide is due on Monday.  Or, you can do the quiz.  If you decide to do the reading, you can do it on paper, or you can send it to me via email.

If you send it through email, you must put your period in the subject line along with your last name and the name of the assignment. Example:  

"WH Smith-6 Paleolithic Chart"

Have a great weekend!


Welcome to the 2014-15 School Year!

Welcome to the website for Mr. Janu's World History class.  Here you will find everything you need to be successful.  All homework and readings are available online and each week a schedule will be posted.  Plus, we have an app for the class--download it now for OS and Android!

I look forward to meeting you this year!

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Schedule May 27-30

Welcome to the last week of school!  If you have any things you need to turn in, the last day to do so is next Tuesday, June 3.  That includes any tests you have to take.

Next Tuesday, you will be turning in your textbooks as well.

Tuesday, May 27

Lecture:  Hitler's March of Conquest.  There is a notesheet for this lecture.

Wednesday, May 28

Lecture:  The Holocaust

Thursday-Friday, May 29-30

Video:  Apocalypse:  Inferno

This film will be watched both days.  There is a sheet that goes with it.  It may be collected for points.


Apocalypse - The Second World War (Inferno... by muanambua


Monday, June 2

Review

Tuesday, June 3

Review and turn in books.

Monday, May 19, 2014

Schedule May 19 - 23

Monday, May 19

Lecture:  The Russian Revolution: From Tsars to Commissars, Part 1

There is a note sheet that goes with this.

Tuesday, May 20

Lecture:  The Russian Revolution: From Tsars to Commissars, Part 2

There is a note sheet that goes with this one too!

Wednesday, May 21

Today, you will be working on a reading guide for the beginning of World War II.  This is not an optional reading guide.  It will be due on Friday.

Tuesday, May 22

Lecture:  The Rise of Fascism in Italy and Germany

Wednesday, May 23

Lecture:  The Beginnings of World War II


Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Monday, May 12, 2014

Schedule May 12-16

Monday, May 12

Lecture:  And so it begins.....

You have a Reading Guide on World War I due on Friday.  Or, you can take a online quiz if you choose.  There is a 25 question quiz over imperialism and World War I on Friday.

Tuesday, May 13

Video:  The Last Voyage of the Lusitania  There is a sheet that goes with this.


The Last Voyage of the Lusitania (National... by dm_508a199a1850e

Wednesday, May 14

Lecture:  The United States enters the War

Thursday, May 15

Lecture:  The War Ends

The reading guide is due tomorrow.  The online quiz expires tonight at midnight.

Friday, May 16

Quiz:  Imperialism and World War I



Monday, May 5, 2014

Schedule May 5-9

Monday, May 5

1.  Give back test scores
2.  Lecture:  Introduction to Imperialism (There is a notesheet that goes with this lecture.  You can download it here)

Tuesday, May 6

1.  Song analysis, "Hateful Hate"
2.  Video:  Crisis in the Congo



Wednesday, May 7

1.  Imperialism in Africa, Map Activity
2.  Imperialism example:  Sudan

Thursday, May 8

Assassination in Sarajevo:  The Beginning of World War I

Friday, May 9

1.  World War I Map activity
2.  Lecture:  The start of war

Read pages p. 841-861 in your textbook.  Complete reading guide on World War I and/or take the World War I quiz by next Thursday.


Monday, April 28, 2014

Schedule April 28-May 2

Monday, April 28

Lecture:  The Industrial Revolution.   There is a note sheet that goes with this lecture.

The Industrial Revolution Reading Guide is due tomorrow.

Tuesday, April 29

Today, we will be watching a video about the Industrial Revolution entitled, The Children Who Built Victorian Britain.  There is a sheet that goes with it.


Also, you will be given a review guide for Friday's test.  It can be downloaded here.

Wednesday, April 30

Today, we will be analyzing documents regarding the Industrial Revolution for a DBQ we will be writing tomorrow in class.

Thursday, May 1

Write a Mel-Con DBQ for the Industrial Revolution.

TONIGHT, we will have an online study session in the chat room at 8:30.  Hang out with the cool kids!

Friday, May 2

Test:  Unit 5, Part B  This test covers the Congress of Vienna, Political Ideology of the 19th century, Romanticism, Latin American Revolutions and the Industrial Revolution.

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Schedule April 21-25

Monday, April 21

Today, we will be going to the lab to complete a webquest on the revolutions in Latin America. The webquest is located here.  You will need to log into your EG account to complete the form.  When you are done, click the "submit" button on the last page.

You should be able to finish during the class period. If not, you will still need to click the "submit" button on the last page.  You should be able to go back and change answers or resubmit the form from where you left off.  This is due tomorrow.

Tuesday, April 22

Intro to the Industrial Revolution.  Today, we are going to start watching a video on the industrial revolution called, "Why the Industrial Revolution Happened Here."  There is a sheet that goes with the video.  We will finish the video on Thursday.


Wednesday, April 23
PSAE Day!  No class!
Thursday, April 24

Finish video from Tuesday

Friday, April 25

Today, we will be working on a reading guide for the Industrial Revolution.  The reading guide will be due on Tuesday of next week.


Monday, April 14, 2014

Schedule April 14-17

Monday, April 14

Read "Lord Byron, the Original Goth" and complete the CRS Reading Skills worksheet.  If you don't finish in class, you will need to complete it for homework.

Tuesday, April 15

Lecture: Revolutions in Latin America.  There is a note sheet that goes with this lecture.

Wednesday, April 16

Map Activity:  Revolutions in the 19th Century.  Due tomorrow.

Thursday, April 17

Finish lecture on Revolutions in Latin America


Monday, April 7, 2014

Schedule April 7 - 11

Monday, April 7

Lecture:  From Reaction to Revolution, Part 1

Tuesday, April 8

Today, you are going to work on the reading guide "Reaction and Revolution" for the beginning of this next part of the unit. The Reading Guide is due on Friday. There is no optional quiz for this one.

Wednesday, April 9

Meet down in the theater for the Sophomore art forum.



Thursday, April 10

Lecture:  From Reaction to Revolution, part 2

The reading guide "From Reaction to Revolution" is due tomorrow.

Friday, April 11

Map activity of World Revolutions






Sunday, March 30, 2014

Schedule March 31-April 4

Monday, March 31

Welcome Back!  4th Semester here we come!

Lecture:  The French Revolution, a re-cap

Your UNIT TEST is on Friday.  ALL work needs to be turned in by FRIDAY in order to get full credit!

Tuesday, April 1

Lecture:  The Rise and Fall of Napoleon

Wednesday, April 2

Today, you will be working on a review sheet, covering Absolutism, the Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment and the French Revolution.  You will be working on this is class.  It is due tomorrow.

Thursday, April 3

Give back worksheets.  Review for test.  Tonight, I will be in the chat room starting at 8:30 pm.  Be there or be square.

Friday, April 4

Test Unit 5 A


Monday, March 17, 2014

Schedule March 17-21

Monday, March 17

Lecture:  From Enlightenment to Revolution

Tuesday, March 18

1. ACT Practice: The Great Cat Massacre
2.  Video:  The French Revolution  We will be watching this video for a few days and then have a quiz over it on Friday.  There is a sheet that goes with it.


Wednesday, March 19

Continue the video.

Thursday, March 20

French Revolution Word Scramble

Friday, March 21

Finish Video and take a quiz over the French Revolution

Have a Great Spring Break and STAY OUT OF THE TREES!



Monday, March 10, 2014

Schedule March 10-14

Monday, March 10

Lecture:  The Scientific Revolution, Part 1  There is a note sheet that goes along with this lecture.

Tonight, the optional Absolutism quiz is due.  Or you can turn in the reading guide.

Tuesday, March 11

Lecture: The Scientific Revolution, Part 2

You should be working on your Scientific Revolution Reading Guide.  The optional quiz for this reading guide is due on Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 12

Today in class, we will be completing an Age of Enlightenment Webquest.  Information for this webquest will be taken from the internet and your textbook.  We will work on t his for one class period; the rest is on your own.  This is due on FRIDAY.  There is no optional quiz for this assignment.

Thursday, March 13

Lecture:  The Significance of the Enlightenment

Friday, March 14

Today, your Enlightenment webquest is due.

You will be competing a quiz covering the Age of Absolutism, the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Absolutism optional quiz

The optional quiz for the Absolutism reading guide is now live.  You have until Monday night to take the quiz.  Or, if you prefer, just turn in the reading guide.

Monday, March 3, 2014

Schedule March 3-7

Monday, March 3

1.  Reading activities
2. Retake reading portion of test

Read 594-602 and complete Reading Guide on Absolutism.  Or, complete optional quiz.  The quiz will be due on Thursday.

Tuesday, March 4

Work on reading guide in class.

Wednesday, March 5

Lecture:  Absolutism in England and France

Thursday, March 6

Finish lecture on Absolutism by examining the Palace of Versailles

Friday, March 7

Introduction to the Scientific Revolution.

Read 623-639.  Complete the Reading Guide "Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment" or complete quiz by Thursday, March 13

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Schedule February 24-28

MONDAY, February 24

DBQ:  Exploration.  Today, we will be analyzing documents for this unit's DBQ.

TUESDAY, February 25

DBQ:  How to write a Mel-Con answer, using documents and argumentation

The quiz for the Chapter 20 Reading Guide on Slavery is due TONIGHT by midnight.

WEDNESDAY February 26

DBQ:  Today, you will be writing the DBQ Mel-Con in class.

THURSDAY, February 27

Review for Unit 6 Test.  There is also a review guide with all of the terms.

I will be available tonight for an online study session starting at 8:30.  Join us!

FRIDAY, February 28

Test Over Unit 6

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Schedule February 18-28

TUESDAY February 18

Exploration Map Activity.  Here's the activity.  Here's the map.

You will have a short quiz over the map on Thursday!

WEDNESDAY February 19

Lecture:  The Significance of Exploration

Tomorrow, by midnight, you need to complete the Exploration Quiz or turn in the RG for Exploration (Chapters 19 & 20).  Also, you need to have your map from yesterday completed for tomorrow.

THURSDAY February 20

1.  Map Quiz
2.  Lecture:  Introduction to Slavery

Read pages 566-570.  There is a reading guide for this section.  The quiz will be due on Tuesday February 25 by midnight.

FRIDAY February 21

Video:  Mankind:  The Story of All of Us: Treasure.  There is a sheet that goes with this.



MONDAY, February 24

DBQ:  Exploration.  Today, we will be analyzing documents for this unit's DBQ.

TUESDAY, February 25

DBQ:  How to write a Mel-Con answer, using documents and argumentation

The quiz for the Chapter 20 Reading Guide on Slavery is due TONIGHT by midnight.

WEDNESDAY February 26

DBQ:  Today, you will be writing the DBQ Mel-Con in class.

THURSDAY, February 27

Review for Unit 6 Test

FRIDAY, February 28

Test Over Unit 7



Friday, February 14, 2014

Mankind: The Story of All of Us--The New World

On Friday, we watched the following video in class.  If you were not here, this is something you should watch.  The video covers things that we will not be covering elsewhere.  You can watch it below and download the sheet that goes with it.


Monday, February 10, 2014

Schedule February 10-14

Monday, February 10

1.  Quiz:  Renaissance and Reformation
2.  Lecture:  America Before Columbus, Part 1

Tuesday, February 11

Lecture:  America Before Columbus, Part 2

Start reading Chapters 19 and 20.  (Pages 529-541 and p. 553-559).  Complete the reading guide and/or take the quiz by Sunday night, February 16.

Wednesday, February 12

Lecture:  The Age of Exploration.  This lecture will include a notesheet. Make sure you bring it everyday.

Continue reading Chapter 19 and 20.  Quiz is due by Thursday night.

Thursday, February 13

Continue Age of Exploration lecture.

♥♥♥Friday, February 14♥♥♥

Watch the video, Mankind:  New World.  There is a guide that goes with this.



If you are completing the quiz, it is due Thursday night.  Don't forget.




Sunday, February 2, 2014

Schedule February 3-7

Monday, February 3

Lecture:  Introduction to the Reformation

Read p. 488-494.  The quiz for this section will be due on Wednesday night.  Or, you can complete the reading guide.

Tuesday, February 4

Martin Luther Reading and MelCon.  In a book entitled,  The 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History Martin Luther is ranked #25.  You will read the chapter and write a MelCon explaining the reasons you think Martin Luther should be ranked as one of the most influential people in history.  This will be due at the end of the period.

Wednesday, February 5

Lecture:  The Reformation Continues

Make sure you read p. 488-494.  The quiz is due TONIGHT by midnight.  Or, complete the reading guide.

Thursday, February 6

The Reformation:  Calvin and the King



Friday, February 7

Finish Reformation.  Review for test by completing a Renaissance and Reformation word scramble.

The Quiz over the Renaissance and Reformation will be on MONDAY.  On Sunday night, I will be available in the History Talk Chat Room if anyone wants helps studying or if you have any questions.  I will be there around 8:30 or so.  Be there or be ☐.


Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Schedule January 29 - 31

Wednesday, January 29

Start watching "The Medici:  The Godfathers of the Renaissance."  There is a sheet you will be filling out in class.  You can watch the video below.  We will be finishing the video up on tomorrow. (The video below is for Part 1.  There are 4 parts.)



Due to the cold days, I changed the date for the QUIZ for Chapter 17, sections 1 and 2.  It is now due by midnight Tonight!

Thursday, January 30

1.  Finish movie.  Discuss.
2.  Take Medici ACT reading quiz.

Friday, January 31

Today, we will be meeting down in the theater for a forum on Renaissance art.

Next week, we will be starting the Reformation.  Read p. 488-494.  The quiz for this section will be due on Wednesday night.  Or, you can complete the reading guide.  Will have this up soon.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Schedule: January 22-24

Welcome to Semester 2!  Here is the schedule for the week.

Wednesday, January 22

Today, we will discuss new policies and procedures for second semester.  Then, we will go to the computer lab to test your new logins, complete a Semester 1 reflection and complete a Renaissance Web Quest.  The webquest you should be able to finish in class.  When you are done, hit submit.  It is due tomorrow. (mandatory assignment)

1. Semester 1 Reflection. Login using the information you were given in class.  Find "Semester 1 Reflection" and click Take.  When you are done, submit and return to the World History Website.
2. Login to the class chat.  Use your Discussion Login.  Click on profile in the lower right hand corner of the chat box. Then, post a message in the chat room.  When you are done with that, complete the Renaissance Webquest.
3. Renaissance Webquest 

Thursday, January 23

Lecture:  Introduction to Humanism

Homework:  You will need to read pages 471-487 (Chapter 17, Sections 1 & 2).  The quiz for this reading is due by Monday, January 27.  If you do not take it by then, you will get a zero.  You can turn in the worksheet as well for extra points.

Friday, January 24

Discuss Humanism:  Petrarch and Machiavelli.

The quiz for your reading is due on Monday by 11:59 PM.

Monday, January 27

Start watching "The Medici:  The Godfathers of the Renaissance."  There is a sheet you will be filling out in class.  You can watch the video below.  We will be finishing the video up on Monday. (The video below is for Part 1.  There are 4 parts.)



Don't forget, your QUIZ for Chapter 17, sections 1 and 2 is due by midnight on Tonight!


Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Schedule January 8-10

Welcome Back!  We have only a few more days before finals!  Yikes!  So we need to get a lot done in a shorter amount of time.  Finals begin next Wednesday!  There is a review guide for the final.  It can be downloaded here if you lose your copy.

Wednesday, January 8

Lecture:  Rise of Nations:  England and France

Today, you will be given a a study guide for the final exam.  It will be your responsibility to fill it out and study for the final.

Thursday, January 9

Lecture:  The Hundred Years' War

Friday, January 10

Bring Out Your Dead!  The Black Death