Monday, September 29, 2014

Schedule September 29 - October 3

Monday, September 29

Lecture:  Intro to the Roman Republic.  Click here for the powerpoint notes.  During the lectures on Rome, you will be doing G:Sprite Charts for the Roman Republic and Roman Empires.  You will be having a quiz over this next week.

Tuesday, September 30

Today, you will be meeting with your counselors.

Aleman- Dean's Conference Room
DeCook- College and Career Center
Deutsch- Theater
Foecking- 104A
Gordon- Forum
Mroz- Foyer Conference Room
Ohler- Student Services Conference Room
Sanchez- room 252

Wednesday, October 1

Lecture:  From Republic to Empire.  Click here for the powerpoint notes.

Thursday, October 2

Lecture:  The Roman Empire

Friday, October 3

Reading Quiz: Chapter 6

For the weekend, you will need to read a couple of things:

1. PowerPoint Notes for Judaism and Buddhism.
2. Chapter 4 of Crash Course World History

Hint: You may just have a brief quiz over this on Monday ;)

Monday, September 22, 2014

Schedule September 22 - 26

Monday, September 22

Chapter 5 Reading Quiz!

You know the routine.  You need to read chapter 6.  This quiz will be next Wednesday.

Tuesday, September 23

1.  You will have 15 minutes to finish the G:Sprites from last week
2.  City-State Challenge.  Each city-state will write 4 questions based on the documents, G:Sprites and the readings.  City-states will challenge their rival.  The winner will then go on to the next round until there is only one champion!  Medals will be awarded!

Wednesday, September 24

1. Go over the documents
2.  Lecture: Introduction to Ancient Rome

Thursday, September 25   ראש השנה

No School!  Happy New Year!  Happy Year 5775!

Friday, September 26

Lecture:  The Ides of March: Rome becomes and Empire!

Have a great homecoming!  Don't forget to keep doing your reading.  We will be done with the chapters this Wednesday and then we will be working on Vocabulary!

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Schedule Change

We are going to finish up the documents and G:Sprite charts tomorrow and have the reading quiz on Monday.  How's that?

Monday, September 15, 2014

Schedule September 15 - 19

Last week, you had your first reading quiz.  Here's what we do with reading quizzes:  If you want to better your grade, you can go down to the ARC.  The quizzes will be in a file.  Take your scantron and your quiz sheet and for each question that you got wrong write a separate sheet of paper:

1.  The page in the book where the answer is located.  
2.  Write the sentence or sentences from the book that support the answer.

Do this for every one you got wrong and you will get 1/2 point back.

Monday, September 15

1.  Note-taking
2.  Discuss Greek World v. Persian World

You should be reading Chapter 5.  You will have a quiz over Chapter 5 on Friday.  You may use reading notes on this quiz.

Tuesday, September 16

Lecture:  The Wars of Ancient Greece.  Here are the PowerPoint notes.

Wednesday, September 17

Lecture:  Alexander the Great  Here are the powerpoint notes.

Thursday, September 18

Comparison activity:  Hellenic v Hellenistic

Friday, September 19

Reading Quiz:  Chapter 5

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Plans for Friday, September 12

Today, you will be working on comparisons in the Greek world.  In your City-States, complete the charts on The Ancient Greek World.

For this assignment, you will need to use your textbook, chapters 4 and 6.  Plus, the following chapters from the regular textbook, Patterns and Interactions may be helpful.  Be prepared to test your knowledge on this subject on Monday!

Ways of the World:  Chapter 4  and Chapter 6 (pages 255-259)
Patterns and Interations:  Chapter 5 (Athens and Sparta, p. 128-131) and Chapter 4 (Persia, p. 99-103)

Monday, September 8, 2014

Schedule September 8-12

Monday, September 8

1.  Take a G:Sprite Quiz over the Persian Empire
2.  Lecture: Persia

Tuesday, September 9

Let the GAMES BEGIN!  Intro to the Greek Games and Greek culture.

Wednesday, September 10

 Lecture:  Homer's World:  Ancient Greece Intro

Thursday, September 11

Reading quiz over Chapter 4

You will need to start reading Chapter 5.  It is 48 pages.  Reading Quiz on Thursday, September 18. That's about 8 pages a night.  Take notes!

Friday, September 12

Greek City States:  Documents and Evidence

Continue your reading.  If you finish chapter 5, no harm in moving on to chapter 6!

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Schedule September 2 - 5

Tuesday, September 2

TEST:  Foundations!

You need to start reading the textbook and taking notes. We are starting with Chapter 4, "Eurasian Empires."  We will be having a reading quiz in class next Monday.  You will be able to use your notes on the reading quiz.  This reading is 55 pages long---so you will need to pace yourselves---about 7-8 pages a night if you are to do a little each night.

Wednesday, September 3

Go over the test.  If time, discuss reading and Unit 2 overview.

Thursday, September 4

Taking notes:  The how and why

Friday, September 5

Revenge of the Sprites:   Today we will be examining the beloved SPRITE Charts.  You will complete as a class (and for a class grade) a Sprite for the Persian civilization in Chapter 4

Don't forget---you have a reading quiz on Wednesday!

Monday, September 1, 2014

Study Discussion Tonight!

Hope you are all having a great Labor Day.  Don't forget, we have a study session tonight in the Chat Room.  The entire chatroom has been reset, so your old logins will not work.  Instead, your new login is your "first name.last name" and your id number is your password.  Here is the list of your names as it appears in the system.  Remember, these log-in names are all lower case:

Try to log-on sometime today to see if it works.  If not, email me and I will fix it.

See you tonight!