Homework Page
Today is: Tuesday,04 August,2015 01:51:55 PM

June 10, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Find a peer to edit your Rome Essential question
2) Revise Rome Essential questions; to be due on Friday
3) Read through the "Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know" article
4) Check you answers on the key for the "Four Emperors Chart"
5) Rome Test in next week (the 17th and 18th)
  - there will be a review game on Tuesday, the 16th)
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1)




June 9, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Revise Rome Essential questions (click on the link on the website)
2) Read/highlight Four Emperors Articles
3) Rome Test in next week (the 17th and 18th)
  - there will be a review game on Tuesday, the 16th)
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Clarification on "checks and balances"
2) Go over "Early Empire" and "Life in Rome"




June 8, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete Rome Essential questions for tomorrow (click on the link on the website)
2) Rome Test in next week (the 17th and 18th)
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Fill in outline on "Early Empire" and "Life in Rome"





June 4, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete Rome Essential quuestions for Tuesday (click on the link on the website)
2) Rome Test in two weeks (the 17th and 18th)
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) "The Six Causes of the Fall of the Republic"





June 2, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Get Rome intro quiz signed
2) Study for the Rome Test; it is coming up on June 17th and 18th
  - you should check out the Rome pages so that you can acquire the Unit Outline, the "People to Know" sheet as well as the "Dates to Know" sheet.
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Collect "Expansion Map" and the "Punic War Chart"
2) "The Six Causes of the Fall of the Republic"





June 1, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Finish copying Expansion Map
2) Check ansewrs for Punic War chart (answer key online)
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Expansion and Fall of Republic; #1
2) Copy answers for the rest of "Fall of Republic"
3) Copy answers for the "Expansion Map"





May 28, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1)  Check answers to Events A & B online
2) Punic War Chart is due on Monday
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) The Second Punic War: Hannibal's invasion of "Rome"





May 26, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1)  Read & highlight Punic War articles; both Events A & B
2) Ansewr all the questions for the articles using complete sentences.
   - you DO NOT have to use a separate piece of paper
   - all answers must use complete sentences that exhibit complete thoughts with claims and evidence from the articles.
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Background reading on the Punic Wars





May 22, 2015
HOMEWORK:
NO HOMWORK!
SWBAT:
AGENDA:
1) Intro to Rome and the Republic quiz





May 20, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Chapter 33 Reading Challenge is due tomorrow
2) Complete the "Roman Republic" side of the "U.S. vs. Roman Government" sheet
2) Quiz on Friday:
  - Rome Peninsula map
  - Vocab lists 10 & 11
  - Republic formation sequencing
  - Plebeian rebellion cause/effect frame
  - "Rise of the Republic" sheet
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Discussing Rome's beginnings (review of "Early Influences" table, Early Roman Geog and Early Rome map)





May 19, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Vocab list #11
2) Chapter 33 Reading Challenge is due for Thursday
3) Quiz on Friday:
  - Rome Peninsula map
  - Vocab lists 10 & 11
  - Republic formation sequencing
  - Plebeian rebellion cause/effect frame
  - "Rise of the Republic" sheet
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Discussing Rome's beginnings (review of "Early Influences" table, Early Roman Geog and Early Rome map)





May 18, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Finish "Republic Formation" sequencing frame
2) Complete "The Rebellion" part of the "Rise of Republic" sheet
3) Chapter 33 Reading Challenge is due for Thursday
4) Quiz on Friday:
  - Rome Peninsula map
  - Vocab lists 10 & 11
  - Republic formation sequencing
  - Plebeian rebellion cause/effect frame
  - "Rise of the Republic" sheet
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Formation of Republic sequencing frame scavenger hunt activity
2) Work on making the sequencing frame





May 15, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Vocab list #10 dur for Monday
2) Create a Cause/Effect frame for the "Plebeian Rebellion"
  - the "Plebeian Rebellion" should be in the "Event" box
  - use the article titled, "The Struggle for Political Power in Ancient Rome" as a source of information.
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) "Say Something" for the "Struggle for Political Power in Ancient Rome"
2) Check Early Rome categorizing frame and Geog. of Early Rome sheet





May 14, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Create the categorizing frame for the "Early Influences on Rome"
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Turn in Alexander papers
2) Work on "Early Influences on Rome" categorizing frame activity





May 13, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Alexander Essay is due tomorrow (check the Alexander page for the correct order for turning in all the documents)
  - you will not be allowed to leave class in order to print anything out, it should be done by the time you get to class
  - any papers that are not passed in tomorrow will incur a penalty of 10 points per day that it is late
2) Complete the labeling of the Early Rome map
3) Complete the Early Rome Geography sheet (it has two sides)
  - you must use complete sentences
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Color and label map of early Rome





May 11, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Alexander Essay is due Thursday, May 14th
2) Get Greece Test signed
3) Finish the editing/comments on your peers' essays for Wednesday
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Analyze and assess the construction of an essay while following a guide sheet
2) Work on writing/improving your body paragraph




May 7, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Alexander Essay is due Thursday, May 14th
2)
SECTIONS 1 & 2:
  - You must complete the last TWO body paragraphs for tomorrow

SECTIONS 3 & 4:
  - You must complete all THREE body paragraphs for tomorrow
3) You MUST bring a HARD COPY of all three paragraphs to class tomorrow
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Analyze and self-assess the construction of a body paragraph
2) Work on writing/improving your body paragraph




May 6, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Alexander Essay is due Thursday, May 14th
2) Using the brainframe that you created for the body paragraphs, you must write out ONE body paragraph for tomorrow's class.
  - if you are going to type it up, then you must have a copy printed out for class tomorrow, because we will need it for classwork.
SWBAT:
-  Evaluate and revise brainframe with checklist
AGENDA:
1) Evaluate BF with checklist
2) Revise BF with checklist
4) Starte first body paragraph




May 5, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Alexander Essay is due Thursday, May 14th
2) Complete the EmPO'ing steps of the writing process
  - you must Evaluate the prompt, figure out what your job is, decided what the parts of your paper will be and complete a brainframe for tomorrow.
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Go over and assign the writing prompt for Alexander III of Macedon
2) Walk through the EmP steps of the EmPOWER process




April 29, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Read Chpater 30 in HISTORY ALIVE!
2) Complete Chapter Reading Challenge by Friday
3) Complete Ch. 30 outline by Monday
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Alexander III's "family challenges"




April 28, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Finish research bibliography; it will go on your "Gather" page (and it will show up at the bottom of the page)
2) Complete Step 3: Gather (note-taking) for Greek research project on Schoology for tomorrow
  - Make sure that you use the peer editing guide sheet as your guiding rubric

SWBAT:
-  Use Easybib to create a bibliography
-  Create & Save a "Museum Box" project
AGENDA:
1) Ms. Summa - EasyBib
2) "Museum Box" set up
3) Research Project Notes/Bib




April 27, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Finish Alexander Empire's map
2) Complete Step 3: Gather (note-taking) for Greek research project on Schoology by Wednesday
  - Make sure that you use the peer editing guide sheet as your guiding rubric

SWBAT:
-  Identify the criteria effective for note-taking
-  Explain how the power shifted from Greek city-states to Macedonia
AGENDA:
1) Alexander III and Philip II of Macedon, a brief family history of empire-buildling




April 13, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Ancient Greece Unit Test on Wednesday (writing prompt) and Thursday (objective part)
2) Active studying item due for Thursday. Do it on one of the following (if you do not turn this in then you will lose points off the test grade):
  - Persian War
  - Golden Age
  - Pelopennsian War
3) Sequencing frame (Peloponnesian War) due tomorrow
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1)




April 10, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Create an original active study tool that fully covers one of the following (due on Thursday):
  - Persian War
  - Golden Age
  - OR Peloponnesian War
2) Finish Peloponnesian War sequencing brainframe for Monday
SWBAT:
-  reada peer's notes and provide feedback
AGENDA:
1) Bigelow 6 Steps Research Project - Daily Life & Culture in Ancient Greece Step # 3: EXPLORE



April 9, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Write a summary of the Peloponnesian War using all the posted words - DUE FRIDAY
2) Greece Unit Test next Wednesday (4/15) and Thursday (4/16)
3) Sequencing frame (Peloponnesian War) due tomorrow
SWBAT:
-  reada peer's notes and provide feedback
AGENDA:
1) Bigelow 6 Steps Research Project - Daily Life & Culture in Ancient Greece Step # 3: EXPLORE




April 8, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Work on research notes (step #3: Gather) - take notes on at least two sources
2) Print "gather" sheet for class tomorrow
3) Write a summary of the Peloponnesian War using all the posted words - DUE FRIDAY

SWBAT:
-  set up GoogleDocs "Gather" form
-  take notes to answer research questions
AGENDA:
1) Bigelow 6 Steps Research Project - Daily Life & Culture in Ancient Greece Step # 3: EXPLORE




April 7, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Write a summary of the Peloponnesian War using all the posted words - DUE FRIDAY

SWBAT:
-  identify the cause, course and consequences of the Peloponnesian War
AGENDA:
1) Peloponnesian War: Last Battles & Results



April 1, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete the "Identify" sheet on GoogleDocs.  Remember that you need Make a Copy and rename it before you start putting your information into it.

P.S. Bring in headphones this week if you have them.  We have a headphone shortage this week, so if you have your own, then you can use them in class.  You WILL NOT be giving them to the school, you will just be using them during class.
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Ms. Summa teaches us about asking appropriate research questions.




March 30, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Explore 3 topics on the Greek Research Project
2) Complete 2 "Things I Learned on the Explore Form."

P.S. Bring in headphones this week if you have them.  We have a headphone shortage this week, so if you have your own, then you can use them in class.  You WILL NOT be giving them to the school, you will just be using them during class.
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Ms. Summa's preview of the Greek Research Project





March 25, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) I REALLY should study the Persian War and Golden Age
2) Get your Greece Quest signed
3) Work on the Persian Wars and Golden Age sentence activity
  - You need to use three words per sentence (and not more than three words)
  - I have put together the list of words for you in case you did not get to copy them all down
  - You will get some time in class tomorrow to work on this, but you should work on in tonight because you will have additional assignments for in class tomorrow.
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Finish Golden Age powerpoint
2) Persian War/Golden Age key term sentence activity





March 19, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete the "Salamis" article questions.  The article is available to you as a PDF on the Greece Unit page
2) Chapter 28 Reading Challenge is due tomorrow
3) You must revise your Essential Questions for Greece by tomorrow.  We started by having a peer edit them on Monday in school, so you should take their suggestions/comments and make the necessary improvements to your document.
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Reading acitvities on Thermopylae and Salamis



March 18, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Chapter 28 Reading Challenge is due tomorrow
3) You must revise your Essential Questions for Greece by Friday.  We started by having a peer edit them on Monday in school, so you should take their suggestions/comments and make the necessary improvements to your document.
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Reading acitvities on Thermopylae and Salamis




March 16, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) You must complete the peer editing for your partner (or team member)
  - in order to do all the correct "peer editing" you should follow the "Peer Editing Guide Sheet" that I supplied for you (the link is still on my homepage).
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Peer editing work on Greek Essential Questions. We have the MacBook Airs in class and will be adding to our "Digital Portfolio"




March 13, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete the WHOLE template for the Greek Essential Questions.  All parts must be done for Monday, because we will be sharing and doing peer editing. (NOTE: you can reference the homepage for links and directions on how to do this)
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Beginning work on Greek Essential Questions. We have the MacBook Airs in class and will be adding to our "Digital Portfolio"




March 12, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete vocab list #9
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Vocab list #9 and Greek Word Search review sheet




March 11, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) NEWTON UNPLUGGED; for homework you must NOT use electronics and bond with your family members
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Greece Quest




March 10, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) There will be a Greece Quest tomorrow, March 11th.  This marks the half-way point through the Greek Unit.
2) Create an "active studying" routine/activity for tomorrow.  This will be the evidence that you are actually studying.

SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) The Deconstructed Brainframe Relay Race




March 9, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) There will be a Greece Quest on March 11th.  This marks the half-way point through the Greek Unit.
2) Create an "active studying" routine/activity for Wednesday.  This will be the evidence that you are actually studying.

SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) The Deconstructed Brainframe Relay Race




March 6, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete Athens/Sparta Compare/Contrast Military frame
2) There will be a Greece Quest on March 11th.  This marks the half-way point through the Greek Unit.
3) Check answers for all your brainframes on the website.  You want to make sure that you are studying the correct information

SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Refresher on Spartan Government
2) Slideshow on Athens/Sparta military




March 5, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Read HISTORY ALIVE! chapter 27
2) Complete Athens/Sparta Compare/Contrast Economy frame
3) Complete Athens/Sparta Compare/Contrast Women AND Slaves frames (make two separate ones)
4) There will be a Greece Quest on March 11th.  This marks the half-way point through the Greek Unit.
5) The Chapter 27 Reading Challenge is due tomorrow

SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Complete and share close reading poem activity
2) Go over answers for the Slave and Women brainframe activity sheets




March 4, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Read HISTORY ALIVE! chapter 27, but only sections 4 and 8
2) Complete Athens/Sparta Compare/Contrast Education frame
3) Fill in the activity chart for the Athens/Sparta Compare/Contrast Frame for Women and Slaves
4) There will be a Greece Quest on March 11th.  This marks the half-way point through the Greek Unit.
5) The Chapter 27 Reading Challenge is due on Friday

SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Go over Athens/Sparta Education brainframe activity sheet
2) Do the Reading/Poem writing activity for Athens/Sparta Women and Slaves




March 3, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Read HISTORY ALIVE! chapter 27, but only sections 5 and 9
2) Complete Athens/Sparta Compare/Contrast Gov't frame
3) There will be a Greece Quest on March 11th.  This marks the half-way point through the Greek Unit.
4) Fill in the activity chart for the Athens/Sparta Compare/Contrast Education frame

SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Athens/Sparta brain vomit on Government




March 2, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Read HISTORY ALIVE! chapter 27, but only sections 1, 2, 3 and 7
2) Complete the Democracy sequencing frame
3) There will be a Greece Quest on March 11th.  This marks the half-way point through the Greek Unit.

SWBAT:
-  Describe the development of democracy in ancient Athens by discussing the leaders who brought about this government and their contributions
AGENDA:
1) Go over "Beginnings of Democracy" packet and review answers to Development of Demoracy sequencing frame




February 27, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Study Four Forms of Government notes
2) Complete the "Beginnings of Democracy" packet
3) Complete the Democracy sequencing frame labeling (you do NOT have to make the actual frame, but just label all the boxes on the table with the correct numbers). We will make the frame on Monday night
4) There will be a Greece Quest on March 11th.  This marks the half-way point through the Greek Unit.

SWBAT:
-  Describe the development of democracy in ancient Athens by discussing the leaders who brought about this government and their contributions
AGENDA:
1) Work on the "Beginnings of Democarcy" packet




February 26, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Study Four Forms of Government notes
2) Read the "Beginnings of Democracy" article. At the asterisks do a "say something" (make a comment, ask a question, make a predication or a connection to something that we have learned before).  You will need this for tomorrow's class.
3) There will be a Greece Quest on March 11th.  This marks the half-way point through the Greek Unit.

SWBAT:
-  Provide a general definition of what democracy is and what the characteristics of the ancient Greek democracy were.
- Explain how a government set up to give power to the people, really did not give all the power to ALL the people.
AGENDA:
1) How democractic was ancient Athens' democracy?  Finishing up the Athenian voting activity.




February 24, 2015
HOLY SNOW!!!
HOMEWORK:
1) Study Four Forms of Government notes

SWBAT:
-  Explain how the Greeks formed independent city-states
-  Explain how/why Greeks transitioned from a monarchy, to an oligarchy to a tyranny
AGENDA:
1) Four Forms of Government




February 23, 2015
HOLY SNOW!!!
HOMEWORK:
1) Study Four Forms of Government notes

2) Extra credit is due tomorrow

SWBAT:
-  Explain how the Greeks formed independent city-states
-  Explain how/why Greeks transitioned from a monarchy, to an oligarchy to a tyranny
AGENDA:
1) Four Forms of Government




February 11, 2015
HOLY SNOW!!!
HOMEWORK:
1) Greece quiz postponed until tomorrow (Feb. 12th).
  - Greece map
  - Vocab list 7
   - "Greek Trading Partners" sheet
  - Scavenger Hunt sheets
  - Early Greeks fill-in outline
  - Early Greek civilization sequencing frame
  - "More Greek Geography"

SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Early Greek civilzation sequencing




February 6, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Greece quiz next Wednesday (Feb. 11th).
  - Greece map
  - Vocab lists 7 & 8
  - "Greek Trading Partners" sheet
  - Scavenger Hunt sheets
  - Early Greeks fill-in outline

2) You can complete the extra crossword puzzle on Early Greeks for an extra homework grade.
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Going over Early Greeks outline




February 5, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Greece quiz next Wednesday (Feb. 11th).
  - Greece map
  - Vocab lists 7 & 8
  - "Greek Trading Partners" sheet
  - Scavenger Hunt sheets
  - Early Greeks fill-in outline

2) Create a brainframe (choose either Showing Relationship or Categorizing) using the information from the "Greek Trading Partners" shee
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) A Google Earth tour of the ancient Greek countryside




January 22, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete "More Greek Geography" worksheet for tomorrow
SWBAT:
- Identify key locatoins and physical features of Greece
- Define
AGENDA:
1) Parent conference today, so you will be working on your Greek map and vocab list.




January 21, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete the labeling of the Greece map
2) Complete vocabulary list #7
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Parent conference today, so you will be working on your Greek map and vocab list.




January 8, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete the Essential Questions answers (on Google Docs) for Friday so that you are prepared for peer (and teacher) review.
2) Turn "Black Kingdoms of the Nile" movie notes into complete sentence answers.
3) Complete Ch. 10 questions for Monday, January 12th
SWBAT:
- Extract key information from educational film by taking notes on focus questions
AGENDA:
1) "Black Kingdoms of the Nile" video




January 7, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete the Essential Questions answers (on Google Docs) for Friday so that you are prepared for peer (and teacher) review.
2) Study Egypt items
3) Complete Ch. 10 questions for Monday, January 12th
SWBAT:
- Utilize an active reading strategy for their HISTORY ALIVE! text by examining key words, main ideas, and creating text-based questions
AGENDA:
1) Active group reading of different sections of Chapter 10 in HISTORY ALIVE! textbook.




January 6, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete the Essential Questions answers (on Google Docs) for Friday so that you are prepared for peer (and teacher) review.
2) Study Egypt items
    
SWBAT:
- Utilize MacAirs to access Google Drive accounts and set up a new digital journal document
AGENDA:
1) Set up of Google Doc Essential Question Digital Portfolio (with MacAirs in class)




January 5, 2015
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete Hatshepsut/Thutmose III, compare/contrast brainframe
2) Study Egypt items
    
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Review final answers to Ch. 8 (Egypt pharaohs) outline
2) Start working on compare/contrast frame for Hatshepsut/Thutmose III




December 19, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete the rest of the outline for Chapter 8 (parts E-G) for Monday.
     
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Egypt Quiz




December 18, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for Egypt quiz on 12-19-14
    - map
    - Vocab #6
     - "Gifts of the Nile" sheet
    - "Geography of Ancient Egypt" sheet
    - "Life in Egypt" and the "pyramid"
2) Complete the rest of the outline for Chapter 8 (parts E-G) for Monday.
     
SWBAT:
- Explain Egyptian beliefs on the world and what the afterlife was
- Describe the steps necessary to get into the afterlife and the qualifications for entry
AGENDA:
1) "Life in Egypt" and the afterlife in Egypt




December 17, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for Egypt quiz on 12-19-14
    - map
    - Vocab #6
     - "Gifts of the Nile" sheet
    - "Geography of Ancient Egypt" sheet
    - "Life in Egypt" and the "pyramid"
2) Complete the first parts of the outline for Chapter 8 (parts A-D) for tomorrow.
     - the rest will be due on Monday
SWBAT:
- Identify the jobs, responsibiliites and descriptions of the main Egyptian gods
AGENDA:
1) "Egyptian god matchmaker"




December 16, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for Egypt quiz on 12-19-14
    - map
    - Vocab #6
     - "Gifts of the Nile" sheet
    - "Geography of Ancient Egypt" sheet
    - "Life in Egypt" and the "pyramid"
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) Review of "Gifts of the Nile" sheet




December 15, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Convert the notes you took today on the "Lost City of the Pyramids" movie into complete sentences (must be done on a separate piece of paper).
2) Ch. 8 Reading Challenge is due tomorrow
3) Study for Egypt quiz on 12-19-14
    - map
    - Vocab #6
     - "Gifts of the Nile" sheet
    - "Geography of Ancient Egypt" sheet
    - "Life in Egypt" and the "pyramid"
SWBAT:
- Explain how (and by whom) the Great Pyramids in Egypt were built
AGENDA:
1) "Lost City of the Pyramids" film




December 12, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for Egypt quiz on 12-19-14
    - map
    - Vocab #6
     - "Gifts of the Nile" sheet
    - "Geography of Ancient Egypt" sheet
    - "Life in Egypt" and the "pyramid"
2) Ch. 8 Reading Challenge is due for next Tuesday
3) Get your Ancient Israel quiz signed
SWBAT:
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AGENDA:
1) "Life in Egypt" reading and questions from Message of Ancient Days




December 11, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for Egypt quiz on 12-19-14
    - map
    - Vocab #6
     - "Gifts of the Nile" sheet
    - "Geography of Ancient Egypt" sheet
2) Read Chapter 8 in HISTORY ALIVE!
3) Ch. 8 Reading Challenge is due for next Tuesday
SWBAT:
- Describe the way the population was distributed in Ancient Egypt's social classes
AGENDA:
1) Egyptian social class pyramid




December 10, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for Egypt quiz on 12-19-14
    - map
    - Vocab #6
     - "Gifts of the Nile" sheet
    - "Geography of Ancient Egypt" sheet
SWBAT:
- Identify the reasons why the Nile River was essential to the survival of the people of Ancient Egypt
AGENDA:
1) Geography of Ancient Egypt slideshow




December 9, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for Egypt quiz on 12-19-14
    - map
    - Vocab #6
     - "Gifts of the Nile" sheet
SWBAT:
- Identify the reasons why the Nile River was essential to the survival of the people of Ancient Egypt
AGENDA:
1) Using Message of Ancient Days book to complete "Gifts of the Nile" sheet.




December 8, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Study Egypt map and vocab #6 for upcoming quiz on 12-19-14
SWBAT:
- Write about your thoughts and feelings, your feelings about your thoughts and your thoughts about your feelings... oh yeah, and pictures
AGENDA:
1) "Where in the World Have you Been?" pictures: The Big Reveal





December 5, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Study Egypt map for upcoming quiz
SWBAT:
- Write about your thoughts and feelings, your feelings about your thoughts and your thoughts about your feelings... oh yeah, and pictures
AGENDA:
1) "Where in the World Have you Been?" slideshow presentation





December 3, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete Egypt map coloring and labeling (you can check the answer key in order to find the parts that you missed during class)
SWBAT:
- locate and identify specific locations and geographic features of Ancient Egypt using multiple map resources
AGENDA:
1) Ancient Egypt map





December 2, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete vocab lsit #6
SWBAT:
AGENDA:
1) Ancient Israel quiz





December 1, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for Israel quiz
2) Extra credit is due on Tuesday Dec. 2
SWBAT:
- identify key events/people in Ancient Israel's history and place them in correct chronological order
AGENDA:
1) Ancient Israel sequencing frame





November 24, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for Israel quiz
2) Extra credit is due on Tuesday Dec. 2
SWBAT:
- take notes from a slideshow (including thought bubbles)
- idenityf key events/people in Ancient Israel's history
AGENDA:
1) Israelite Kings Notes





November 21, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Chapter 11 outline
2) Ancient Israel quiz moved to the Tuesday after Thanksgiving Break
SWBAT:
- create an outline
AGENDA:
1) Ch. 11 Outline






November 20, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Vocab List #5

2) Ancient Israel quiz moved to the Tuesday after Thanksgiving Break
SWBAT:
- Use specific pieces of evidence to support a claim
- Follow proper group discussion rules/etiquette in order to speak in a public setting
AGENDA:
1) Hammurabi Debate
2) Learning How to Outline






November 19, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Read Chapter 11 in HISTORY ALIVE!

2) Complete the Ch. 11 Reading Challenge for Friday

3) You have a quiz on Ancient Israel next Tuesday

SWBAT:
- Use specific pieces of evidence to support a claim
- Follow proper group discussion rules/etiquette in order to speak in a public setting
AGENDA:
1) Hammurabi Debate






November 17, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete the "Mini Debate Group Form"

SWBAT:
-
AGENDA:
1)






October 29, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Finish the "say somethings" for Document a

2) "Say Something" for Document B (all parts; both front and back)

3) Get your Quest signed

SWBAT:
- Read documents for deeper understanding
AGENDA:
1) "Say something" introduction






October 27, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Read the background essay/document on Hammurabi

2) Answer the questions that go with the document
   - this should be done using COMPLETE sentences


SWBAT:
-
AGENDA:
1) Examining fair/just consequences ("hook" activity)





October 23, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for upcoming Meso quiz on Friday
  - Meso Map
  - Vocab lists #3 & #4
  - "Empires of Meso" notes
  - Sequencing of Mesopotamia empires
  - The reading from Chapter 6
  - Characteristics of Mesopotamian Empires sheet (you will get this tomorrow in class)


SWBAT:
- Explain the evolution of the empires of Mesopotamia
- Connect the empires of Mesopotamia to the corresponding leaders and achievements
AGENDA:
1) Timeline of Empires of Mesopotamia sheet
2) Civilizations of Mesopotamia descriptors sheet





October 22, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for upcoming Meso quiz on Friday
  - Meso Map
  - Vocab lists #3 & #4
  - "Empires of Meso" notes
  - Sequencing of Mesopotamia empires
  - The reading from Chapter 6
  - Characteristics of Mesopotamian Empires sheet (you will get this tomorrow in class)


SWBAT:
- Explain the evolution of the empires of Mesopotamia
- Connect the empires of Mesopotamia to the corresponding leaders and achievements
AGENDA:
1) Timeline of Empires of Mesopotamia sheet





October 20, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for upcoming Meso quiz
  - Meso Map
  - Vocab lists #3 & #4
  - "Empires of Meso" notes
  - Sequencing of Mesopotamia empires
  - The reading from Chapter 6

2) Finish sequencing frame for Mesopotamia Empire

3) Get your second quiz signed
SWBAT:
- Explain the evolution of the empires of Mesopotamia
- Connect the empires of Mesopotamia to the corresponding leaders and achievements
AGENDA:
1) "Hunting" for sequence





October 17, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for upcoming Meso quiz
  - Meso Map
  - Vocab lists #3 & #4
  - "Empires of Meso" notes

SWBAT:
- Identify the major empires of Mesopotamia & their leaders
AGENDA:
1) Finish notes on Empires of Mesopotamia





October 15, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1)
SWBAT:
- Use ancient artifacts as evident to explain why Sumer was a civilization.
AGENDA:
1)





October 14, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Study the Mesopotamia map (make sure that your answers are correcty by checking the key) and Vocab lists #'s 3 & 4.
SWBAT:
- Support a claim with document-based evidence and reasoning.
AGENDA:
1) "Why is it important to study history?" writing prompt.





October 10, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete vocab list #4 for Tuesday

3) Complete the Chapter 5 reading challenge for Tuesday
SWBAT:
-
AGENDA:
1) End of Early Humans Unit quiz





October 8, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for quiz this Friday
   - Vocab list 1 & 2
   - BCE/CE (timelines)
   - Types of Dating
   - Historical evidence
   - Ch. 2 in HISTORY ALIVE!
   - Hominids chart/sequencing brainframe
   - Paleolithic/Neolithic Compare/Contrast Brainframe
   - Ch. 3 in HISTORY ALIVE! (and the questions)
   - Agricultural Revolution
   - Six Characteristics of a Civlization

2) Complete the Heading Question Routine for chapter 5

3) Complete the Chapter 5 reading challenge for Tuesday
SWBAT:
-
AGENDA:
1)





October 7, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for quiz this Friday
   - Vocab list 1 & 2
   - BCE/CE (timelines)
   - Types of Dating
   - Historical evidence
   - Ch. 2 in HISTORY ALIVE!
   - Hominids chart/sequencing brainframe
   - Paleolithic/Neolithic Compare/Contrast Brainframe
   - Ch. 3 in HISTORY ALIVE! (and the questions)
   - Agricultural Revolution
   - Six Characteristics of a Civlization
SWBAT:
- Identify and categorize descriptions and characteristics of the early civilizations of ancient Sumer
AGENDA:
1) Sumer Categorizing Frame





October 6, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete the Sumer Civilizations Categorizing Frame

2) Study for quiz this Friday
   - Vocab list 1 & 2
   - BCE/CE (timelines)
   - Types of Dating
   - Historical evidence
   - Ch. 2 in HISTORY ALIVE!
   - Hominids chart/sequencing brainframe
   - Paleolithic/Neolithic Compare/Contrast Brainframe
   - Ch. 3 in HISTORY ALIVE! (and the questions)
   - Agricultural Revolution
   - Six Characteristics of a Civlization
SWBAT:
- Identify and categorize descriptions and characteristics of the early civilizations of ancient Sumer
AGENDA:
1) Sumer Categorizing Scavenger Hunt





October 3, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Turn your movie notes into complete sentences. Do this on another separate piece of paper.

2) Study for quiz next Friday
   - Vocab list 1 & 2
   - BCE/CE (timelines)
   - Types of Dating
   - Historical evidence
   - Ch. 2 in HISTORY ALIVE!
   - Hominids chart/sequencing brainframe
   - Paleolithic/Neolithic Compare/Contrast Brainframe
   - Ch. 3 in HISTORY ALIVE! (and the questions)
   - Agricultural Revolution
   - Six Characteristics of a Civlization
SWBAT:
-
AGENDA:
1) "Oh hi, I was just looking through the Bible."





October 2, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for quiz next Friday
   - Vocab list 1 & 2
   - BCE/CE (timelines)
   - Types of Dating
   - Historical evidence
   - Africa Map
   - Ch. 2 in HISTORY ALIVE!
   - Hominids chart/sequencing brainframe
   - Paleolithic/Neolithic Compare/Contrast Brainframe
   - Ch. 3 in HISTORY ALIVE! (and the questions)
   - Agricultural Revolution
   - Six Characteristics of a Civlization
SWBAT:
- Identify the Six Characteristics of a civilzation
AGENDA:
1) Finish up "Green sheets" activity
2) "The Land Between Two Rivers"





September 30, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete the labeling of the map of Mesopotamia
2) Section 4 needs to complete the Agricultural Revolution Effect Frame

SWBAT:
- Identify and locate key geographic features and city-states of Mesopotamia (Fertile Crescent)
AGENDA:
1) Go over Agricultural Revolution brainframe
2) Color and lable map of Mesopotamia





September 29, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Create "Effect" frame for Agricultural Revolution
2) Get your quiz signed.

SWBAT:
- The causes and effects of the Agricultural Revolution
AGENDA:
1) Agricultural Revolution slideshow
2) Using an effect frame





September 26, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete the reading questions for chapter 3 for Monday.  You DO NOT have to do the last three questions.
2) Get your quiz signed.

SWBAT:
- Identify key details about human evolution
- Compare/Contrast Paleo/Neolithic Ages
AGENDA:
1) "Dropping a seed" - farming
2)  Quiz passbacks





September 24, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) There is no homework tonight.

SWBAT:
-
AGENDA:
1) Review of Brainframes - the Compare/Contrast Frame
2) Constructing a Compare/Contrast frame: Paleo vs. Neolithic





September 23, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete the "Early Hominid" sequencing frame
2) Read Ch. 3 in HISTORY ALIVE!
3) Complete the "Hunters and Gatherers" packet of questions for Friday

SWBAT:
-
AGENDA:
1) Review of Brainframes - the Sequencing Frame
2) Constructing a Sequencing frame





September 22, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Do the Chapter Reading Challenge for ch. 2
2) Complete the "Hominid" chart sheet

SWBAT:
-
AGENDA:
1) "Ardi" and the early hominids





September 19, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Read Ch.2 in HISTORY ALIVE!
2) Do the Chapter Reading Challenge for ch. 2

SWBAT:
-
AGENDA:
1) Quiz





September 18, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1)  You have a Quiz on this coming Friday (the 19th)
    - Vocab list #1
    - Vocab list #2
    - Primary and Secondary sources
    - Types of dating the information
    - Africa map (there is an answer map on the "Early Humans" page now)
2) Read Ch.2 in HISTORY ALIVE!
3) Do the Chapter Reading Challenge for ch. 2

SWBAT:
-
AGENDA:
1)





September 17, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1)  You have a Quiz on this coming Friday (the 19th)
    - Vocab list #1
    - Vocab list #2
    - Primary and Secondary sources
    - Types of dating the information
    - Africa map (there is an answer map on the "Early Humans" page now)

SWBAT:
- Display deep understanding of vocabulary definitions by rephrasing and the teaching the meanings to others
- Identify key locations on a map of Africa (for use during the Early Humans Unit)
AGENDA:
1) Teaching "Dating the Information" group work and presentations





September 16, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1)  You have a Quiz on this coming Friday (the 19th)
    - Vocab list #1
    - Vocab list #2
    - Primary and Secondary sources
    - Types of dating the information
    - Africa map

SWBAT:
- Display deep understanding of vocabulary definitions by rephrasing and the teaching the meanings to others
AGENDA:
1) "Matchmaker" vocab game
2)  Teaching "Dating the Information" group work





September 15, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1)  You have a Quiz on this coming Friday (the 19th)
    - Vocab list #1
    - Vocab list #2
    - Primary and Secondary sources
    - Types of dating the information
    - Africa map

SWBAT:
-
AGENDA:
1) Labeling map of Africa
2) Checking in on "active studying"





September 12, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1)  Create an "active studying" item for the information you acquired today from the slideshow notes.
  - this can simply mean turning the notes into flash cards of some sort
2) You will have a quiz next week and it will be on the following:
  - Vocab list #1
  - BCE/CE information
  - "Dating the information"
  - "Type of historical evidence"

SWBAT:
-
AGENDA:
1) "Dating the information"
2) "Types of Historical Evidence"





September 11, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1)  Study your vocab list
  - remember, we are trying to LEARN what the words mean, not necessarily memorize the definiton
  - there will be a quiz on this list some time next week

2) Study the information on the "Understanding BCE/CE" sheet

SWBAT:
-
AGENDA:
1) Understanding BCE/CE
2) "How to Answer Questions"





September 10, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1)  Study your vocab list
  - remember, we are trying to LEARN what the words mean, not necessarily memorize the definiton
  - there will be a quiz on this list some time next week

SWBAT:
- Log on to their Google Docs account
- Log on to their HISTORY ALIVE! online textbook account and access tools like the Glossary sectoin, the chapters for reading as well as the Chapter Reading Challenges
AGENDA:
1) Computer Lab orientation
2) Short Library orientation
3) HISTORY ALIVE! online textbook orientation







September 9, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Re-do vocab if necessary

2) Study your vocab list
  - remember, we are trying to LEARN what the words mean, not necessarily memorize the definiton

SWBAT:
-
AGENDA:
1) Q.F.T.
2) Check homework






September 8, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete vocab list #1. Remember the following:
    - it must be done on a SEPARATE piece of paper
    - you must copy down the definition EXACTLY as it appears in
       your HISTORY ALIVE! textbook
    - you must make FLASH CARDS for every word

SWBAT:
-
AGENDA:
1) check covered textbooks
2) Seats
3) Survery from last year
4) Pass out homework





September 5, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Get your textbook covered.  If you need help with this, then come and see me in the morning (before school begins) and I will help you, so you can still get credit for this assignment.

SWBAT:
-
AGENDA:
1) Cut and collect contract
2) binder check and "stars"
3) Distribute textbooks





September 4, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Get your class supplies ready for this Friday, so we can check that they are all in order.

2) Get Contract signed
SWBAT:
- Identify the parts of their binder
- Explain all the parts of the Contract
AGENDA:
1) The Contract





September 3, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Get your class supplies ready for this Friday, so we can check that they are all in order.
SWBAT:
- Identify their section color
- Identify their preferred "intelligence"
AGENDA:
1) Multiple Intelligences (slideshow and "quiz")





September 2, 2014
HOMEWORK:
1) Get your class supplies ready for this Friday, so we can check that they are all in order.
SWBAT:
- Identify their section color
- Pronounce their teacher's name
AGENDA:
1) Administrative items