World History A

9/4/2013
Question of the Day - Why is Religion an important part of just about every society in the world?
Signed Classroom Syllabus and On-line Instruction Sheet due on Monday, September 9th.

History of the World in 7 Minutes video LINK

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pnmZalx9YY

9/5/2013
Question of the Day - How was Judaism a World changing religion?

Common Assessment

Signed Classroom Syllabus and On-line Instruction Sheet due on Monday, September 9th.

9/6/2013
Question of the Day - How is Christianity different from Judaism?

Classroom discussion - the basis of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, connection of history to todays issues in the Middle East, discussion of Alexander the Great, Greece and Rome etc....

Attached notes on Judaism - Judaism Shortened.pptx

Page 254 in text book - Chapter 9 - Read the Big Picture.

Homework - Key Terms and People page 257.  Due Monday, September 9th (students will have about 10-15 minutes to complete in class on Monday).
Please answer, who, what, when, where and why for each key term and person.

Signed Classroom Syllabus and On-line Instruction Sheet due on Monday, September 9th

9/9/2013

Question of the Day - Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”
Theodore Roosevelt

How is Islam different than Christianity?


 Given class time to work on Key Terms and People page 257 - added to the assignment - students must add information about the five pillars of Islam.  Extended due date - Due tomorrow Tuesday, September 10th.

Notes - Power point Islam -  Islam.ppt

Read and discussed Page 258

9/10/13

Question of the day- Why did trade play an important role in Islam?

Continued with Islam notes
Collected Vocabulary

9/11/13
Question of the day- Do you think the United States should take action against Syria?  Why/Why not?

Discussion of International issues including Syria and the Post 9/11 World

Partner Activity Comparing and Contrasting Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Include 3 aspects that all three religions share.
Include 5 aspects that each religion has that the other two do not.

9/12/2013

Question of the Day - How does religion spread to new places?

Finish group activity.
Classroom discussion of group activity - Make class list with input from everyone.

Guided Notes - Chapter 9.2 - Spread of Islam page 262  

9/13/2013

Question of the Day
Is it wrong for religion and politics to be intertwined?

Classroom discussion of the divisions of Islam and Christianity.

Independent class work on guided notes chapter 9.2.

Classroom discussion about question of the day.

9/16/2013
Question of the Day
What caused the division between Sunni and Shia Muslims?
***Chapter 9 Assessment on Thursday 9/19/2013.***

Assigned Vocabulary Page 262 - Key Terms and People. Due tomorrow 9/17/2013 at the beginning of class.

Islam: Empire of Faith. Part 2: The Awakening (full; PBS Documentary
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1PxJomypQE

9/17/2013

Question of the Day
What are some of the achievement of Muslim civilization?

Constitution Day - What are the amendments of the Constitution? How does the 2nd Amendment (The Right to Bear Arms) affect us today. 

***Chapter 9 Assessment on Thursday 9/19/2013.***

9/18/2013

Question of the Day
What did Muslim text say about slavery?


Notes - Modeled Individual Note Taking.  Page 270 - Society and Culture of Islam
 
Note Taking Guide Example Chapter 9.3.pdf

Students take notes on Chapter 9 Section 3 using note guide.  Due tomorrow 9/19/2013

Note Taking Guide.pdf

Classroom Review for assessment tomorrow.

***Chapter 9 Assessment on Thursday 9/19/2013.***

9/19/2013
NO QUESTION OF THE DAY.

Chapter 9 Assessment

Chapter 12 Section 1 Key Terms and People. Due tomorrow 9/20/2013.

9/20/2013

Question of the Day - What larger empire was the Byzantine Empire part of?

Continued with Note Taking Guide (9/18/2013) - Classroom discussion of information that should be included on note taking guide.
Collected Note Taking guide.

Chapter 12 Section 1 Key Terms and People. Due Monday  9/23/2013.


Constantine's Impact on Christianity Part I
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2_Fp2TgEeQ


9/23/2013
Question of the Day -
How did life in the Byzantine Empire look different from life in the nearby Caliphate?

Class Discussion of Kenya mall crisis.

Handed out progress reports.

Collected Chapter 12.1 Vocabulary

Collected - Small in class group project - Comparison of Byzantine and Islamic Culture.
 
Classroom discussion/share  - comparison of Byzantine and Islamic culture within the areas of art, religion, politics, economy, language/literature and architecture.

Preview of discussion and information for tomorrow - Why did the Christian Church split?

9/24/13
Question of the day
How did the Christian Church split into the Orthodox and Roman Catholic church?


generated notes together on the issue
Christianity (The 1st Church Split).pptx

9/25/13 Delayed Start

4th hour only - Classroom discussion of Obamacare and Chapter 9 Assessment corrections

9/26/2013

Chapter 12 Section 2 and 3 Notes -  Students were to use text book to write down notes for Trade, Military and Religion.  Will be discussed during class on 9/27/2013.



Chapter 9 Assessment corrections - Students must correct all of the questions that were incorrect, list the page number they found the answer and write a sentence showing their correction or rewrite the question.  Students will be given partial credit for all of their test corrections only if they correct all of the ones they had gotten wrong.

9/27/2013

Question of the Day -
Who ended the period of Kievan Rus dominance?

Notes - Christianity (The 1st Church Split) 
Christianity (The 1st Church Split).pptx 

Continued Notes - Chapter 12 Section 2 and 3
Chapter 12 Section 2 and 3.pptx

Video
Wait for it....The Mongols!: Crash Course World History #17

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szxPar0BcMo

9/30/2013
Freshman working on EDP (Educational Development Plan) in the library.

10/1/2013
Grades distributed - All grades are up to date including test corrections.  Please check power school.

Question of the Day - What role did Christianity play after the Roman Empire fell?

Classroom discussion of current events - Government shutdown.

Page 361 - New Kingdoms in Europe - Read and discussed in class

Key Terms and People Chapter 12 section 3 - Students were given class time to work on the assignment.  Due tomorrow 10/2/2013

King Clovis You Tube Video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EnbTPaVs8F0

10/2/2013

Question of the Day - Who is responsible for getting Christianity into Ireland?

Chapter 12 TEST on Friday 10/4/2013.

Read and discussed Chapter 12 sections 2 and 3.
Notes Chapter 12 last two slides -  students had to take their own notes and Middle Ages/Medieval and Christendom Then answer the question, why did the Pope’s influence change during the Middle Ages?


Notes - Chapter 12 Section 2 and 3.pptx

Video - The Dark Ages (The History Channel)  Watch small specific parts on the monks.  (FYI - this link is only the first video of ten on you tube).
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLNrxajzGCw

Pope Francis video


http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/10/01/20769734-pope-francis-digs-at-vaticans-narcissistic-nature-calls-for-change?lite
 
10/3/2013
Question of the Day - Why are monasteries regarded as the centers of culture during the Middle Ages?

Chapter 12 TEST on Friday 10/4/2013.

Read and discuss Chapter 12 Section 3.

Watched parts of video - The Dark Ages

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLNrxajzGCw

Classroom review game.
Assignment:  p. 368 #10 B, C, #11 A,C and #12 A, B, C  Due tomorrow 10/4/2013 at the beginning the class.

10/4/2013
No Question of the Day
\Collected assignment: p. 368 #10 B, C, #11 A, C and #12 A, B, D.
Chapter 12 Test/Quiz
Homework - Chapter 13 Key Terms and People Sections 1 & 2 - pages 373 & 378.

10/7/2013

Question of the Day - How did Charlemagne change Europe?

Test/Quiz Chapter 12 returned and reviewed.


Collected homework from Friday - Chapter 13 Key Terms and People Sections 1 & 2 - pages 373 & 378.

Read/Discuss Chapter 13 Section one page 373-377.

Clips from The Dark Ages on Charlemagne. 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLNrxajzGCw

Charlemagne Notes Charlemagne Notes Ch. 13.pdf

10/8/2013
Homecoming Assembly (2nd hour)
1st and 4th hours
Discussion and Video on the Vikings

10/9/2013

Feudalism notes/discussion/assignment
Feudalism.pptx

10/10/2013

Discussion on Feudalism and worked on Persuasive Paragraph
Assignment October 10th.pptx

10/11/2013
Question of the Day - What European country was most influenced by Islam in the middle ages?

Continuation of discussion Feudalism

Connection to royalty today - discussion of current government in Great Britain and how royal family fits into government today.

Vocabulary/Key Terms and People page 382 - Section 3 of Chapter 13 Due on Monday 10/14/2013. 

Read/Discuss parts of Section 4 Chapter 13.

10/14/2013
Question of the Day - Why does our government tax us?

Watch and discuss YouTube video
 The Daily Show: Extended Interview: Malala Yousafzai
LINK =http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjGL6YY6oMs

Chapter 13 - The Early Middle Ages
Worksheets - Chapter Summary Chapter 13 Chapter Summary.pdf

Student have to complete pages 153-154 on Chapter Summary Worksheet.
Read and answer questions on the side.  Due tomorrow 10/15/2013


Movie Clip - Prince John from movie Robin Hood (Disney)

10/15/2013
Question of the Day - Why was the Magna Carta a world changing document?

Chapter 13 Section 4 Worksheets - Read and discussed chapter summary.

Finish Chapter Summary Worksheet packet - Chart on page 152 - Given class time to work on it.
Entire Packet- Chapter Summary Worksheets due tomorrow at the beginning of class.

Read and Discuss Chapter 13 Section 5.

Collected Vocab. Chapter 13.3

10/21/2013
Read about the Crusades Page 404-407 Chapter 14 Section 1
Collect Chapter Summary Worksheets
Movie Clips/Discussion on the Crusades  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvHMdU0HxjY

Additional movie clip on the Crusades - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obnkS15XJkM

10/22/2013
Question of the Day= thoughts on a political cartoon
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvHMdU0HxjY&list=TLusmLJY3oAbuvdeKMBenelO7zyN45tFBa

Discussion/notes on Crusades and a paragraph on what it was like to be a crusader

10/23/2013
Question of the Day = How did trade change society in the Middle Ages?
Collected Vocabulary - Chapter 14.2 and 14.4.
Finished notes from student created notes - Chapter 14 notes - student.pdf

 Read and discuss Chapter 14 pages 413-417.
Read and discuss Chapter 14 section 4.

10/24/2013
Question of the Day = Why did the French and the English fight in the 100 years war?

Movie = Joan of Arc
Movie Notes Joan of Arc Questions.docx

10/25/2013
No question of the Day

Website for information to fill out Joan of Arc movie question sheet.  (If students missed a day of the movie information can be found on the following website.)

http://www.maidofheaven.com/joanofarc_quick_life_facts.asp

Review of information students should have on their movie sheet notes.  Review of information covered in the movie yesterday.

Movie - Joan of Arc and movie sheet questions.

10/28/2013
Question of the Day = Why did the Church carry out the Inquisitions?

Finish movie and movie note sheets.

Classroom discussion of the movie.

Black Death in class computer activity.  http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/broughttolife/themes/diseases/black_death.aspx

Parent Teacher Conferences tonight - 5:00-7:30.

Test over Chapters 13 and 14 The Middle Ages Wed. 10/30

10/29/2013
TEST MOVED TO THURSDAY - CHAPTER 13 AND 14 THE MIDDLE AGES THURSDAY 10/31.
Review for test - These will be the essay questions on the test.
Students had to answer the following questions -
1.  Why was the Magna Carta important?
2.  Why did Feudalism emerge?
3.  Why did the Christian Church split in 1054?
4.  How did Joan of Arc change the course of the Hundred Year War?


Classroom discussion/reading of materials in Chapter 14 page 423.

10/30/2013
Question of the Day = Give a reason the Dark Ages were truly dark (bad) and a reason they weren't dark (good).
CHAPTER 13 AND 14 THE MIDDLE AGES Tomorrow!

In class review of material students will need to know for the test. 
Terms/ideas students need to know!
Charlemagne (pg. 373-376)
Reconquista (pg. 391)
Pope's influence
Carolingians (pg. 374) 
Vikings (pg. 378-
Crusades (pg. 403-407 Chart on 407 causes and effects of Crusades) 
Black Death (pg. 422-423)
Gothic Architecture (pg. 413-414)
Hanseatic League (pg. 409)
Education (pg. 417)
Hundred Years War (pg. 420-421)

In class review game.

11/4/2013
Question of the Day = What college would you like to attend and why?

College application week - Bell Ringer = teachers share college choice and experience.

Page 437 - Brief Discussion
Page 437 Key Terms and People due tomorrow. 

11/5/2013
Question of the Day = What is a college major?  What would you select as your major, as of today?

Collected Page 437 Key Terms and People.

Chapter 15 Notes - Chapter 15 Notes.pptx

11/6/2013
No question of the day
Assignment due tomorrow at the beginning of the class - pg. 447 #1-4 and pg. 454 #1-5
Classroom discussion Chapter 15 Section 2


11/8/2013
Question of the Day = Why was Gutenburg's invention revolutionary?

Notes Chapter 15 Chapter 15 Notes.pptx

Classroom discussion of Chapter 15

11/11/2013
Happy Veterans Day!  Video Clip and Discussion - Veterans Day 2013 - Freedom Isn't Free!   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2RwRi2TjA0

Gave out student grade sheets.  Please check your power school grades.

Classroom discussion/review of Chapter 15 information covered on Friday 11/8.

WHO AM I - in class review  Chapter 15 Who am I Review.ppt

11/12/2013
No question of the day.
Chapter 18.2 Worksheets due on Wed. 11/13/2013
Chapter 18.2.pdf 

Chapter 18.2 back.pdf

Finished WHO AM I - in class review.


11/13/2013

No question of the day.
Henry VIII video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3EGzHsye71c

Chapter 18.1 Key Terms and People due tomorrow - 11/14/2013

Notes - Chapter 18 and other information  Notes 11-13.pptx

Movie Clip on the Spanish Armada  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZn37zh24VY

Collected Chapter 18.2 Worksheets.

11/15/2013
Last day to turn in late/missing work is Monday 11/18/2013.

In class discussion of French Revolution
Handed out exam review

Exam Schedule
Wed. 11/20/2013
7:25-9:25    First Hour Exam
9:30-9:48   Second Hour
9:53-10:11  Third Hour
10:16-11:42 Fourth Hour
11:47-12:05 Fifth Hour
12/:10-2:10  Sixth Hour Exam

Thurs.  11/21/2013
7:25-9:25   Second Hour Exam
9:25-9:35 10 Minutes passing time
9:35-11-35  Third Hour Exam
11:35  Dismissal

Fri. 11/22/2013
7:25-9:25   Fourth Hour Exam
9:25-9:35 10 Minutes passing time
9:35-11-35  Fifth Hour Exam
11:35  Dismissal

11/18/2013
Handed out grade sheets.
Please check your power school grades.

Last day to turn in late/missing work is today 11/18/2013.

Individual classwork on exam review.