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

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.