Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Crusades Activity

Today, we will be getting into city-states and completing a Crusades Activity.  You will need to have your archon log into Socrative with the name of your city-state.

You will be completing an activity, using the following website for the source of information.

Be sure to read through the whole website, including the section entitled "webquest."  This is a city-state competition.

Then, we will be watching something on the Crusades.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Schedule October 28-31

Tuesday, October 28

Lecture:  The Rise of Islam  Here is the notesheet.

You need to be reading Chapter 11 in your textbook.  Take notes.  Your reading quiz is on Thursday!

Wednesday, October 29

Lecture:  The Rise of Nations in Europe.  Here is the Notesheet.

Thursday, October 30

Crusades Activity

Friday, October 31

Itemizing the Islamic Empires Activity

Your Quiz over Chapter 11 is on Monday.  Then, you will have a quiz over Chapter 8 on Friday of next week too.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Schedule October 20-24

Monday, October 10

Unit 2 Test Retakes

Be sure to be reading the Crash Course book, Chapters 7, 8 and 9.  On online quiz will be available.  You will need to take that quiz by Friday.

Tuesday, October 11

Go over the test.

Wednesday, October 12

Unit 3 Overview

Thursday, October 13

Lecture:  The Byzantine Empire.  Click here for .pdf notes.

The online quiz is up for Chapters 7, 8 and 9 in the AP World History Crash Course book.  You have two chances to take it.  45 questions; all matching.  The quiz expires Sunday night at 8 pm.

Friday, October 13

Lecture: Feudalism in Europe  Click here for the .pdf notes.

Start reading and takimg notes over Chapter 11.  The test over this is on Thursday.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Schedule October 14-17

Tuesday, October 14

Lewis University Field Trip

Wednesday, October 15

Lecture:  The Fall of Rome and the Rise of Christianity

Thursday, October 16

Comparison:  Fall of Rome v. The Fall of Han

Tonight, at 8:30, join me for a APWH study session.  be there are be square!

Friday, October 17

Unit 2 Test!

Starting this weekend, you need to read the CRASH COURSE book.  You need to read chapters 7, 8 and 9 by Friday of next week.  You will take an online quiz over the topics in that reading. This will provide a basis for the textbook, which we will start reading next Friday.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Unit 2 Review Materials

Here are some review materials for your test on Friday.

UNIT 2 KEY CONCEPT Review.  This documents provides an outline of the key concepts used by the collge board for the Classical Period.

UNIT 2 KEY CONCEPT FOCUS QUESTIONS.  This is an overview of the key concepts provided by the College Board, with the focus questions from your book.

UNIT 2 REVIEW GUIDE.  Here is another graphic review guide for the key concepts of this unit.

Unit 2 Crash Course World History Videos

John Green has a great series called Crash Course World History.  I have placed a "videos" tab up at the top of the page.  Below is the playlist for Unit 2.  You can click on the upper left for a list of videos. They are all good!


Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Unit 2 Test Study Materials

The Unit 2 Test will be next week: Friday, October 17

Here are some resources:

Unit 2 Study Guide

The Crash Course World History is a good resource to review for the test.  The Princeton Review is also good.  Here are the three chapters from the Crash Course World History text that can be used to answer much of the questions int he study guide.

Chapter 4: Religious and Cultural Developments
Chapter 5: Development of States and Empires
Chapter 6: Devlopment of Communication Trade Networks

Monday, October 6, 2014

Schedule October 6 - 10

Monday, October 6

Lecture:  Ancient Origins of Hinduism.  Here is a .pdf file of the presentation.

Tuesday, October 7

Meet in theater for presentation of Classical Art

Wednesday, October 8

1. Brief quiz over religions of the Classical Age
2. Lecture:  Ancient India and the Spread of Hinduism and Buddhism.  Here is the PowerPoint Lecture.

Start studying vocabulary of Unit 1 and 2.  You will need to complete an online quiz by Wednesday. You will have 5 times to take it.  Next week, will be the real thing.

Thursday, October 9

Lecture:  The Rise of the Han

Friday, October 10

Lecture:  The Roman Empire and the Rise of Christianity

On Tuesday, we will not be in class, but on a field trip to Lewis University.  Unit Test Next Friday.