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JUNE 2018
6/13
SWBAT:
- identify essential facts about life and leadership in the early Roman Empire
- Define and identify the relationship between:
supply, demand, market, import, export, "need" and luxury goods
HOMEWORK:

Due Thursday: read and highlight "Decline of Rome" article and complete 15 box summary chart

Due Friday: review notes with partner and start CER's

Rome/End of Year Discussion Assessment: 6/18 & 6/19
 
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Monday, 6/18
AGENDA:

1) finish Empire/Life in Rome review

2) 4 Emperors Notes

3) Economics 101:  Economy of Rome
6/12

SWBAT:
- identify the roles key leaders played (Gracchus brothers, Pompey, Marcus Crassus & Caesar)
- identify essential facts about life and leadership in the early Roman Empire
HOMEWORK:
 
Due Wednesday:  Discussion notes - click here for prep sheet, click here for list of essential sheets

Due Thursday: read and highlight "Decline of Rome" article and complete 15 box summary chart

Rome/End of Year Discussion Assessment: 6/18 & 6/19
 
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Monday, 6/18
AGENDA:

1) Breakdown of Collapse Sequencing BF

2) Discuss Early Empire/Life in Rome


6/11
SWBAT:
- identify the steps in the "life cycle of a civilization"  
- compare/contrast Rome and other civilizations in terms of "life cycle"
HOMEWORK:
 
Discussion notes - click here for prep sheet, click here for list of essential sheets

Rome/End of Year Discussion Assessment: 6/18 & 6/19
 
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Monday, 6/18
AGENDA:

1) discussion expectations

2) discussion prep (brainstorming with a partner)


6/7
SWBAT:
- identify the effects of expansion
- explain the connections between the causes of the Fall of the Republic
HOMEWORK due Wed:
 
1) Roman Expansion/Fall of the Republic reading (see Rome page) and question due Friday
2) Ops, Pops & Caesar article: read, highlight, and answer questions due Monday

Rome/End of Year Discussion Assessment: 6/18 & 6/19
 
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Monday, 6/18
AGENDA:

Six Causes for the Fall of the Republic:
1) Discuss connections between issues

2) Rank problems

3) Intro to Ops v Pops
6/6
SWBAT:
- identify the effects of expansion
- explain the connections between the causes of the Fall of the Republic
HOMEWORK due Wed:
 
1) completed Punic War chart (be detailed) due Thursday
2) Roman Expansion/Fall of the Republic reading (see Rome page) and question due Friday

Rome/End of Year Discussion Assessment: 6/18 & 6/19
 
Extra Credit Proposals due Thurs. 6/7
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Monday, 6/18
AGENDA:

Six Causes for the Fall of the Republic:
1) Take notes

2) Discuss connections between issues
6/5
SWBAT:
- identify the causes, course and effects of the Punic Wars
HOMEWORK due Friday:

1) Read/highlight Punic War articles Event E and answer questions due tomorrow
2) completed Punic War chart (be detailed) due Thursday

Extra Credit Proposals due Thurs. 6/7
AGENDA:

1) Finish Second Punic War (notes with outline/word bank)
2) Third Punic War
6/4
SWBAT:
- identify the causes, course and effects of the Punic Wars
HOMEWORK due Tuesday:

Read/highlight Punic War articles Events C & D and answer questions

Extra Credit Proposals due Thurs. 6/7
AGENDA:

1) First Punic War (notes with outline/word bank)
2) Into to Second Punic War (notes with outline/word bank)
6/1
SWBAT:
- identify the causes, course and effects of the Punic Wars
HOMEWORK due Monday:

1) Read/highlight Punic War articles Events A & B and answer questions

Extra Credit Proposals due Thurs. 6/7
AGENDA:

Intro & First Punic War (notes with outline/word bank)

MAY 2018
5/31
SWBAT:
- identify the roles and responsibilities of each branch of the U.S. government & Rome's Republic
- compare Roman & U.S. Governments
- identify how Rome was able to expand their empire
- identify the social structure in Roman society
- explain the role of a dictator in Rome
HOMEWORK due Friday:

coloring coding US vs Roman Republic showing relationships BF(see Rome page for key)

Extra Credit Proposals due Thurs. 6/7
AGENDA:

1) finish US vs Roman Republic responsibilities chart  
2) Review Early Roman Society & Government questions
3) US vs Roman Republic showing relationships BF (color coding)
 
5/30
SWBAT:
- identify the roles and responsibilities of each branch of the U.S. government & Rome's Republic
- compare Roman & U.S. Governments
HOMEWORK due Thursday:
 
Early Roman Society & Government reading and questions (see Rome page for reading)

AGENDA:

U.S. vs Roman Government
1) Flowcabulary - Three Branches of US Government lyric activity
2) US government notes
3) US vs Roman Republic responsibilities chart
  

5/29
SWBAT:
-identify the causes and effects of the Plebeian Rebellion/Conflict of Orders
- identify the roles and responsibilities of each branch of government in Rome's Republic
HOMEWORK due Wednesday:
1) Read Ch. 33 and complete online Lesson Game
2) Rebellion Cause & Effect BF

due Thursday:
1) Read "Early Roman Society & Government" article (see Rome page) and complete questions
AGENDA:

1) Review Rise of the Roman Republic WS
2) Review branches of Roman Republic - powers and responsibilities
  

5/25
SWBAT:
-identify the causes and effects of the Plebeian Rebellion/Conflict of Orders
- identify the roles and responsibilities of each branch of government in Rome's Republic
HOMEWORK due Wednesday:
Read Ch. 33 and complete online Lesson Game
AGENDA:

1) Pleb Rebellion Notes
2) Rise of the Roman Republic WS
 

5/24
SWBAT:
- identify the causes and effects of the Plebeian Rebellion/Conflict of Orders
HOMEWORK due Friday:
1. Vocab # 11
2. finish "Formation of Republic" sequencing BF
AGENDA:
1. "Say Something" routine for "Struggle" article
2. Debrief simulation - compare/contrast class simulation with rebellion in Rome
2. Formation of Republic Sequencing BF activity/scavenger hunt
5/23
SWBAT:
- cut squares to simulate working conditions in ancient Rome
HOMEWORK due Thursday:
Read, highlight and "say something" for "Struggle" article
 
HOMEWORK due Friday:
Vocab # 11
AGENDA:

Work in Early Rome simulation
  

5/22
SWBAT:
- identify early influences on the history of Rome
- identify key locations in related to the ancient Rome on a map of the Italian Peninsula
HOMEWORK due Wednesday:
1. Rome map
2. Vocab List # 10
3. Geography of Rome WS
4. Birth of Rome WS
5. Early Influences on Rome BF
HOMEWORK due Friday:
Vocab # 11
AGENDA:
1. Review how others influenced the Romans (group presentations)
2. Review Vocab # 10
3. Check completed work/ start Vocab # 11
  

5/21
SWBAT:
- identify early influences on the history of Rome
- identify key locations in related to the ancient Rome on a map of the Italian Peninsula
HOMEWORK due Wednesday:
1. Rome map
2. Vocab List # 10
3. Geography of Rome WS
4. Birth of Rome WS
5. Early Influences on Rome BF
AGENDA:
1. Review geography and the foundation of Rome
2. Review how others influenced the Romans (group presentations)
5/18
SWBAT:
- identify early influences on the history of Rome
- identify key locations in related to the ancient Rome on a map of the Italian Peninsula
HOMEWORK due Wednesday:
1. Rome map
2. Vocab List # 10
3. Geography of Rome WS
4. Birth of Rome WS
5. Early Influences on Rome BF
AGENDA:

1. binder clean out
2. either work on missing work or work on Rome assignments

5/17
SWBAT:
- identify early influences on the history of Rome
- identify key locations in related to the ancient Rome on a map of the Italian Peninsula
HOMEWORK due Tomorrow:
1. make final revisions to essay use peer comments/final revisions guide sheet final draft due tomorrow (-10% each day it is late)
2. put essay papers in order and staple packet (see Alexander page for order)

HOMEWORK due Wednesday:
1. Rome map
2. Vocab List # 10
3. Geography of Rome WS
4. Birth of Rome WS
5. Early Influences on Rome BF
AGENDA:

1. Read "Birth of Rome" & complete WS
2. Early Influences on Rome BF scavenger hunt
3. start on homework
5/16
SWBAT:
- read and comment on a peer's writing using a checklist
HOMEWORK:
revise essay according to peer comments/final revisions guide sheet  

Final Draft Due Friday 5/18 (-10% each day it is late)
AGENDA:

Alexander Essay:
1) review rubric
2) peer editing
 

5/15
SWBAT:
- identify the elements of introduction & conclusion paragraphs
- create introduction & conclusion paragraphs using a template
HOMEWORK:
1. complete BTP/TSS template (click here for template)
2. copy & paste from BTP/TSS template to create full intro & conclusion paragraphs
* ALL 5 paragraphs on one Google Doc for Thursday
Essay Draft Due Wed. 5/16
Final Draft Due Friday 5/18 (-10% each day it is late)
AGENDA:

Alexander Essay:
1) Introduction (BTP) template
2) Conclusion (TSS) template


5/14
SWBAT:
- evaluate a sample body paragraph using a checklist
- revise paragraph using a checklist
- create three mini claims, identify two key events, and develop reasoning to create a persuasive argument
HOMEWORK DUE TOMORROW:
1. revise 1st body paragraph (and BF) using checklists
2. type other two body paragraphs (all 3 should be typed in google docs)
Essay Draft Due Wed. 5/16
Final Draft Due Friday 5/18 (-10% each day it is late)
AGENDA:
Alexander Essay:
1. sample body paragraph with checklist
2. revise your own body paragraph with checklist

5/11
SWBAT:
- evaluate and revise brainframe with checklist  
- create three mini claims, identify two key events, and develop reasoning to create a persuasive argument
HOMEWORK DUE Monday:
1. revise BF using checklist
2. type only ONE body paragraph of your choice - bring a hard copy to class
AGENDA:
Alexander Essay:
1. self editing brainframe
2. start body paragraph
5/10
SWBAT:
- evaluate a writing prompt
- create three mini claims with supportive evidence for brainframe
HOMEWORK DUE TOMORROW:
Create BF for Alexander essay
AGENDA:
Alexander Essay:
1. Evaluate Essay Prompt
2. Start brainframe
  
  

5/9
SWBAT:
- use notes and statements to participate in a class discussion
- evaluate Alexander's actions:  Was he really "great?"
HOMEWORK:
complete any missing work - progress reports will be finalized tomorrow
AGENDA:

Alexander Discussion
  

5/7- 5/8
SWBAT:
- use notes to create a persuasive argument
HOMEWORK:
Alexander Discussion Wednesday 5/9
1) finish discussion prep sheet w/ details about events & evaluation of Alexander's actions (note form)
2) Write 3 statements in persuasive paragraph format including:
- details of event
- evaluation of Alexander (was this event an example of his success or failure)
- connect evaluation to "Big" questions on prep sheet
AGENDA:

work on discussion prep
 

5/3 & 5/4
SWBAT:
- identify traits of the Hellenistic Era & Alexander's legacy
- explain the effects of Alexander's death
- use notes to create a persuasive argument
HOMEWORK:
1) work on discussion prep (notes & statements)
2) Read, highlight, and do "say somethings" for Alexander (positive or negative) packet due Monday

Alexander Discussion Wednesday 5/9
AGENDA:
1) Alexander's empire after his death

2) Discussion Prep
 

5/2
SWBAT:
- take notes from presentation using word bank/outline
- identify the key battles and events leading to the formation of Alexander's empire
HOMEWORK:
1) analysis questions & "Say Something" for Doc F
(use specific references/quotes from the document,
no first person)
2) Greece II must be signed and corrected by Thursday
3) Read, highlight, and do "say somethings" for Alexander (positive or negative) packet due Monday

Be sure all answers to questions # 2 on Doc A - F are in complete sentences
AGENDA:
Alexander the Great Google Earth Presentation
  • Aornos
  • Malli
  • End of Expansion
5/1
SWBAT:
- take notes from presentation using word bank/outline
- identify the key battles and events leading to the formation of Alexander's empire
HOMEWORK:
1) analysis questions & "Say Something" for Doc E
(use specific references/quotes from the document,
no first person)
2) Greece II must be signed and corrected by Thursday
3) Bring your personal cultural artifact for advisory for Wed.
AGENDA:
Alexander the Great Google Earth Presentation
  • Bessus
  • Tide Starts to Turn
  • Taxila

APRIL 2018

4/30
SWBAT:
- take notes from presentation using word bank/outline
- identify the key battles and events leading to the formation of Alexander's empire
HOMEWORK:
1) fix doc A-D sentences (use specific references/quotes from the document, no first person)
2) Greece II must be signed and corrected by Thursday
3) Bring your personal cultural artifact for advisory for Wed.
AGENDA:
Alexander the Great Google Earth Presentation
  • Guagamela
  • Babylon
4/27
SWBAT:
- take notes from presentation using word bank/outline
- identify the key battles and events leading to the formation of Alexander's empire
HOMEWORK:
analysis questions & "Say Something" for
Documents C & D (use complete sentences)

AGENDA:
Alexander the Great Google Earth Presentation
  • Issus
  • Tyre
 

4/26
SWBAT:
- take notes from presentation using word bank/outline
- identify the key battles and events leading to the formation of Alexander's empire
HOMEWORK:
analysis questions & "Say Something" for
Documents B (use complete sentences)

AGENDA:
Alexander the Great Google Earth Presentation
  • Thebes
  • Granicus
  • Goridum
4/23
SWBAT:
- take notes from presentation using word bank/outline
- identify the key battles and events leading to the formation of Alexander's empire
HOMEWORK:
analysis questions & "Say Something" for
Documents A (use complete sentences)

AGENDA:
Alexander the Great Google Earth Presentation
  • Parade to Persia
  • Thebes
4/11
SWBAT:
- take notes from presentation using word bank/outline
- identify the key battles, events, and players leading to the Rise of Macedonia and Alexander's upbringing
HOMEWORK:

Olympic Ceremony & Games supplies for Thurs:
  • a white bed sheet (no colors or patterns)
  • belt or rope to hold up your " Greek Chiton" (sheet)
  • 4 safety pins (at least 2 large)
  • colored shield for your city-state
  • dress for the weather!!!
Due Friday:
1) Read ch. 30 and complete online lesson game
2) Alexander outline (ch. 30)
AGENDA:

Intro to Alexander Notes/Google Earth Presentation

1) Post Peloponnesian War

2) Rise of Macedonia/Alexander's Family Issues
 

4/10
SWBAT:
- identify how Alexander came to power and his goals for this empire
HOMEWORK  
1) Olympic final draft due Wed. 4/11
2) Olympic Ceremony & Games supplies for Thurs:
  • a white bed sheet (no colors or patterns)
  • belt or rope to hold up your " Greek Chiton" (sheet)
  • 4 safety pins (at least 2 large)
  • colored shield for your city-state
  • dress for the weather!!!
Due Friday:
1) Read ch. 30 and complete online lesson game
2) Alexander outline (ch. 30)
AGENDA:

1) sign-up for Olympic events

2) start reading ch. 30 & Alexander outline
4/9
SWBAT:
- answer questions from the Greek unit on a quiz
HOMEWORK  
1) Olympic final draft due Wed. 4/11 (shield due Tues. 4/10)
2)  Olympic Ceremony & Games supplies for Thurs:
  • a white bed sheet (no colors or patterns)
  • belt or rope to hold up your " Greek Chiton" (sheet)
  • 4 safety pins (at least 2 large)
  • colored shield for your city-state
  • dress for the weather!!!
AGENDA:


Greece Part II Quiz
4/6
SWBAT:
- work with a small group to answer questions from the Greek unit
HOMEWORK  
1) active study tool due Mon. (click here for criteria)
2) Olympic final draft due Wed. 4/11 (shield due Tues. 4/10)
 
Greece Quiz Mon. 4/9 - review everything since last quiz
AGENDA:
Greek Olympics:
academic competition
4/4 - 4/5
SWBAT:
- design city-state specific material for Greek Olympics
HOMEWORK
1) active study tool due Mon. (click here for criteria)
2) due Friday - Peloponnesian War sequencing BF
3) Olympic final draft due Wed. 4/11 (shield due Tues. 4/10)
 
Greece Quiz Mon. 4/9 - review everything since last quiz
AGENDA:

Greek Olympics small group preparations (ode, chant, sacrifice, banner, shield)
  

4/3
SWBAT:
- identify the causes, course and consequences of the Peloponnesian War
HOMEWORK
  
1) start your active study tool based off ranking sheet from class today (click here for criteria)
2) due Friday - Peloponnesian War sequencing BF
  
Greece Quiz Mon. 4/9 - review everything since last quiz
AGENDA:

1) Greece unit study checking ranking sheet

2) Peloponnesian War Sequencing BF matching activity

4/2
SWBAT:
- identify the causes, course and consequences of the Peloponnesian War
HOMEWORK
  
due Tuesday - answer questions # 4 - 5 on Peloponnesian War outline - use complete sentences
due Friday - Peloponnesian War sequencing BF
  
Greece Quiz Mon. 4/9 - review everything since last quiz
AGENDA:

1) Conclusion of Peloponnesian War

2) Peloponnesian War Sequencing BF matching activity

MARCH 2018
3/29
SWBAT:
- explain the cause, course, and effects of the Peloponnesian War
HOMEWORK due Tuesday:

answer questions # 4 - 5 on Peloponnesian War outline - use complete sentences
AGENDA:
1) Review causes of Peloponnesian War (cloze reading) Golden Age of Athens
2) major battles of the Peloponnesian War
3) results of the war
3/28
SWBAT:
- identify the effect the Persian War had on Greece and how Athens benefited
- explain the events leading up to the Peloponnesian War
HOMEWORK due tomorrow:
1) read ch. 29 & complete online lesson game
2) answer questions # 1- 3 on Peloponnesian War outline - use complete sentences
AGENDA:
1) Review Golden Age of Athens
2) Intro to Peloponnesian War Notes:
- origin of Delian League
- post Persian War "Power Houses"
- Corinth/Corfu Conflict

3/27
SWBAT:
- identify the ways the Greeks influenced future generations
- present a "sales pitch" for your legacy category
HOMEWORK:

read ch. 29 and complete Lesson Game (due Thursday)
AGENDA:

Greek Legacy Project Presentations
 

3/26
SWBAT:
- identify the ways the Greeks influenced future generations
- create a "sales pitch" for your legacy category
HOMEWORK:
1) finish Legacy Poster (presentations tomorrow)
2) read ch. 29 and complete Lesson Game (due Thursday)
AGENDA:
1) end of term self-evaluation
2) Greek Legacy Project
  

3/23
SWBAT:
- identify the ways the Greeks influenced future generations
- create a "sales pitch" for your legacy category
HOMEWORK due Monday:
1) read ch. 28 and complete Lesson Game
2) get binder check signed by Monday
if you earned below an 80% you must see me to fix your binder  after school Mon. (3/26)
AGENDA:

Greek Legacy Project
  

3/22
SWBAT:
- identify the effects Persian War had on Athens
- take notes on the Golden Age of Athens
- explain Pericles' goals for improving Athens
HOMEWORK due Monday:
1) read ch. 28 and complete Lesson Game
2) get binder check signed by Monday
if you earned below an 80% you must see me to fix your binder after school Mon. (3/26)
AGENDA:

1) Post Persian War "Power Houses"
2) Golden Age of Athens - Age of Pericles Notes
  

3/21
SWBAT:
- identify the causes, course and effects of each battle of the Persian War
- summarize each battle of the Persian Wars
HOMEWORK:
due Thursday:  Persian War chart
    
due Monday:
1) read ch. 28 and complete Lesson Game
2) get binder check signed by Monday
if you earned below an 80% you must see me to fix your binder either before school Wed. (3/21) or after school Mon. (3/26)
AGENDA:



Summarize the Persian Wars: Interactive Persian War chart

   

3/20
SWBAT:
- take notes on the Persian War
- identify the causes, course and effects of the Battles of Thermopylae, Salamis & Plataea
HOMEWORK:
 
1) Persian War chart due Thursday
   
2) get binder check signed by Monday
if you earned below an 80% you must see me to fix your binder either before school Wed. (3/21) or after school Mon. (3/26)
AGENDA:

Persian War:
Battle of Salamis
Battle of Plataea
3/16 & 3/19
SWBAT:
- identify the causes, course and effects of the Battle of  Thermopylae
HOMEWORK:

study for upcoming quiz

Extra Credit Final Project due Monday, 3/19
AGENDA:

Persian War - Battle of Thermopylae
3/15
SWBAT:
- identify the causes, course and effects of the Battle of Marathon
HOMEWORK:
Newton Unplugged - no homework

Extra Credit Final Project due Monday, 3/19
Term Ends Friday - All missing work must be in!
AGENDA:
1) review "spark" of Persian War
2) Persian War Video & Notes: Battle of Marathon
3/12
SWBAT:
- take notes on events leading up to the Persian War
- identify the causes of the Persian War
HOMEWORK:
due tomorrow - Complete Greece Essential Question - see Greece page for link  

Extra Credit Final Project due 3/16
Term Ends Friday - All missing work must be in!
AGENDA:

Intro to Persian War Notes
3/9
SWBAT:
compare/contrast Athens and Sparta in terms of:
- the roles/responsibilities/treatment of slaves
- the roles/responsibilities/treatment of women
- write a poem about women in Athens or Sparta
HOMEWORK
  
due Tuesday (3/13) - Complete Greece Essential Question - see Greece page for link  

Extra Credit Proposals due 3/12, Final Project due 3/16
AGENDA:
Compare/Contrast Athens vs. Sparta

1) Women Poem Readings

2) Review Women & Slaves BFs
3/7
SWBAT:
compare/contrast Athens and Sparta in terms of:
- the roles/responsibilities/treatment of slaves
- the roles/responsibilities/treatment of women
- write a poem about women in Athens or Sparta
HOMEWORK
  
1) due Friday - Greece quiz signed/corrected
2) due Friday - Women BF & Slaves BF
3) due Tuesday (3/13) - Complete Greece Essential Question - see Greece page for link  (pacing recommendation: complete template by Thursday)

Extra Credit Proposals due 3/9, Final Project due 3/16
AGENDA:
Compare/Contrast Athens vs. Sparta

1) read about life for slaves and women in Athens & Sparta (Message of Ancient Days)  

2) Women Poem Activity
3/6
SWBAT:
- create a contrasting BF for democracy and monarchy, oligarchy, OR tyranny
- write a paragraph using CER (claim, evidence & reasoning) template
- use notes & text to guide CER  writing
HOMEWORK
1) due Wednesday - vocab # 9
2) due Friday - Greece quiz signed/corrected
3) due Tuesday (3/13) - Complete Greece Essential Question - see Greece page for link  (pacing recommendation: complete template by Thursday)

Extra Credit Proposals due 3/9, Final Project due 3/16
AGENDA:



Greece Essential Question CER template
3/5
SWBAT:
- compare/contrast the economic systems in Athens/ Sparta
- compare/contrast military life in Athens /Sparta
HOMEWORK
due Wednesday - vocab # 9
due Friday - Greece quiz signed/corrected

Extra Credit Proposals due 3/9, Final Project due 3/16
AGENDA:

1) Athens vs. Sparta - Economy
2) Spartan Boot Camp
3/2
SWBAT:
- participate in a class discussion
- discuss the formation, function, and failure of the four forms of government in ancient Greece
HOMEWORK due Mon.
create Athens v Sparta compare/contrast BFs for MILITARY
Extra Credit Proposals due 3/9, Final Project due 3/16
AGENDA:

Oral Discussion Assessment # 4 - Government
3/1
SWBAT:
- identify the details needed to discuss the formation, function, and failure of the four forms of government in ancient Greece
- create CER statements to use in a class discussion
HOMEWORK due tomorrow
finish ENTIRE note sheet (both charts) & CER statements  on discussion prep sheet - discussion is tomorrow

DUE Monday
create Athens v Sparta compare/contrast BFs for MILITARY


Government Discussion Assessment Friday, 3/2
Extra Credit Proposals due 3/9, Final Project due 3/16
AGENDA:


1) finish Military notes

2) Discussion prep with partner

FEBRUARY 2018
2/28
SWBAT:
- compare/contrast the education systems in Athens/ Sparta
- compare/contrast military life in Athens /Sparta
HOMEWORK due tomorrow
start notes on discussion prep sheet (Discussion is Friday)

DUE Monday
create Athens v Sparta compare/contrast BFs for MILITARY


Government Discussion Assessment Friday, 3/2
Extra Credit Proposals due 3/9, Final Project due 3/16
AGENDA:
Compare/Contrast Athens vs. Sparta

1) Education systems

2) Military notes
2/27
SWBAT:
- compare/contrast the governments in Athens/ Sparta
- create a compare/contrast brainframe  
HOMEWORK due Wednesday
create Athens v Sparta compare/contrast BF for  ECONOMY

Government Discussion Assessment Friday, 3/2
Extra Credit Proposals due 3/9, Final Project due 3/16
AGENDA:
Compare/Contrast Athens vs. Sparta

1) Spartan Government Hierarchy notes


2/26
SWBAT:
- compare/contrast the education system in Athens/ Sparta
- compare/contrast the economy in Athens /Sparta
- create a compare/contrast brainframe  
HOMEWORK due Tuesday:
create Athens v Sparta compare/contrast BFs for GOVERNMENT & EDUCATION

due Wednesday
create Athens v Sparta compare/contrast BF for  ECONOMY

Government Discussion Assessment Friday, 3/2
Extra Credit Proposals due 3/9, Final Project due 3/16
AGENDA:
Compare/Contrast Athens vs. Sparta

1) label compare/contrast brainframe activity sheet for the EDUCATION in Athens vs. Sparta

2) label compare/contrast brainframe activity sheet for the ECONOMY in Athens vs. Sparta
2/16
SWBAT:
- compare/contrast the roles/responsibilities of government in Athens and Sparta
HOMEWORK due Tuesday 2/27:

Athens vs. Sparta Government Compare/Contrast BF

Government Discussion Assessment (likely Friday, 3/2)
Extra Credit Proposals Due 3/9
AGENDA:

Athens vs. Sparta: Government

compare/contrast reading and activity  
2/15
SWBAT:
- put the events leading up to the democracy into chronological order
- identify voting requirements in Athens
- identify the roles and responsibilities of the Council of 500 and the Citizens Assembly
HOMEWORK:

Development of Demo Sequencing BF due Friday

If you were not here for binder cleansing last Friday see me this week!
   
Government Discussion Assessment (likely Friday, 3/2)
Extra Credit Proposals Due 3/9
AGENDA:

1) Review "Beginnings of Democracy" questions

2) Democracy Cloze reading - exit ticket
2/14
SWBAT:
- identify the steps involved in Athens becoming a democracy (key players and events)
- put the events leading up to the democracy into chronological order in a sequencing BF
HOMEWORK:

1) "Beginnings of Democracy" questions (use article and Four Forms of Government: Democracy notes  as resources) due Thursday
2)  Development of Demo Sequencing BF due Friday

If you were not here for binder cleansing last Friday see me this week!
AGENDA:

1) Thought bubbling Democracy notes & clarifying "Beginnings of Democracy"  

2) Development of Democracy Sequencing BF matching activity
2/13
SWBAT:
- read a document carefully and annotate
- "say something" (make a connection, ask a question, make a prediction, etc... related to a reading)
- identify the steps involved in Athens becoming a democracy (key players and events)
HOMEWORK due Thursday:

"Beginnings of Democracy" questions (use article and Four Forms of Government: Democracy notes  as resources)

If you were not here for binder cleansing last Friday see me this week!
AGENDA:


"Beginnings of Democracy"  Say Something Routine
  

2/12
SWBAT:
- use knowledge of life in ancient Greece to vote on proposed law
- identify voting requirements in Athens
- identify the roles and responsibilities of the Council of 500 and the Citizens Assembly
HOMEWORK:
Read and highlight "Beginnings of Democracy" article and do "Say Something" routine for each * click here for "Say Something" rules (due tomorrow)

If you were not here for binder cleansing last Friday see me this week!
AGENDA:

1) Athenian Voting Activity

2) Democracy Notes
2/8
SWBAT:
- describe the benefits and downfalls of Greek geography
- explain the details involved in the rise and fall of the Minoans and Mycenaeans civilizations
- explain how the Greeks fell into the Dark Age before entering an Age of Expansion
- explain how/why Greeks transitioned from a monarchy, to an oligarchy, to a tyranny
HOMEWORK:
 
1) Study for Greece quiz & make an active study tool
  • click here for criteria/directions
  • this will count as part of your quiz grade
  • due Friday
    
2) vocab # 8 (due Friday)
  
Intro to Greece Quiz Friday 2/9
AGENDA:
  
Review for quiz:
  • Geography
  • Minoans
  • Mycenaeans
  • Dark Age & Age of Expansion
  • Rise and fall of government systems
2/6
SWBAT:
- use knowledge of life in ancient Greece to vote on proposed law
HOMEWORK:
 
1) Study for Greece quiz & make an active study tool
  • click here for criteria/directions
  • this will count as part of your quiz grade
  • due Friday
2) vocab # 8 (due Friday)

Intro to Greece Quiz Friday 2/9
AGENDA:



Athenian Voting Activity
    

2/5
SWBAT:
- explain how Greeks formed independent city-states
- explain how/why Greeks transitioned from a monarchy, to an oligarchy, to a tyranny
- use knowledge of life in ancient Greece to vote on proposed law
HOMEWORK:
 
1) Study for Greece quiz & make an active study tool
  • click here for criteria/directions
  • this will count as part of your quiz grade
  • due Friday
Intro to Greece Quiz Friday 2/9
AGENDA:

1) Four Forms of Government Notes
2) Voting Activity
2/2
SWBAT:
- explain how Greeks formed independent city-states
- explain how/why Greeks transitioned from a monarchy, to an oligarchy, to a tyranny
HOMEWORK:
 
1) Study for Greece quiz & make an active study tool
  • click here for criteria/directions
  • this will count as part of your quiz grade
  • due Friday
2) Early Greeks Sequencing BF activity - CREATE THE FRAME (due Monday)
Intro to Greece Quiz Friday 2/9
AGENDA:

1) Review Greek Sequencing BF numbered boxes

2) Four Forms of Government Notes
2/1
SWBAT:
- identify who the Greeks traded with and what they traded
- explain the details involved in the rise and fall of the Minoans and Mycenaeans civilizations (sequence)
- compare/contrast the Minoans and Mycenaeans
HOMEWORK:

1) Study for upcoming Greece quiz & make an active study tool by Tuesday

2) Early Greeks Sequencing BF activity - JUST NUMBER THE BOXES, DO NOT MAKE THE FRAME

Intro to Greece Quiz Tuesday 2/6
AGENDA:


Early Greek Civilizations Slideshow
(Mycenaeans, Dark Age & Age of Expansion)

JANUARY 2018
1/31
SWBAT:
- identify who the Greeks traded with and what they traded
- explain the details involved in the rise and fall of the Minoans and Mycenaeans civilizations (sequence)
- compare/contrast the Minoans and Mycenaeans
HOMEWORK due Tuesday:
Study for upcoming Greece quiz & make an active study tool

Intro to Greece Quiz Tuesday 2/6
AGENDA:
1) Review Greek Trading Partners
2) Early Greek Civilizations Slideshow (Minoans, Mycenaeans)
  
  
1/30
SWBAT:
- identify who the Greeks traded with and what they traded
HOMEWORK:
Study for upcoming Greece quiz

Intro to Greece Quiz Tuesday 2/6
AGENDA:

Review Greek Trading Partners


 
1/29
SWBAT:
- identify key traits of early Greeks
- explain how early Greeks developed from small villages into city-states
- practice mapping skills
- identify key locations & physical features in Greece
HOMEWORK due Wednesday:
finish Early Greeks fill-in-the-blank outline

HOMEWORK due Friday:
get Israel quiz signed and corrected
(everyone corrects multiple choice questions - only students who earned less than 80% AND did a check-in before the quiz need to correct the open response)
AGENDA:

1) finish "Were Africans in Greece?" artifact activity

2) Early Greeks Outline


1/26
SWBAT:
- make observations about ancient Greek artifacts
- analyze the cultural diffusion that occurred between the Greeks and ancient African civilizations
HOMEWORK due Monday:
1) Read Ch. 25 & complete online lesson game
2) study for Greece quiz
AGENDA:

"Were Africans in Greece?" artifact activity
1/25
SWBAT:
- identify key locations in ancient Greece on a map
- explain how rivalries among city-states over land caused war
- describe how geography caused isolation
- describe how geography encouraged overseas trade
HOMEWORK due Monday:
1) Read Ch. 25 & complete online lesson game
2) study for Greece quiz
AGENDA:
1) Debrief Geography and Settlement Simulation
2) Greek Google Earth Presentation
  

1/24
SWBAT:
- practice mapping skills
- identify key locations & physical features in Greece
- identify who the Greeks traded with and how these trading partners affected the Greeks
HOMEWORK due Monday:
1) Read Ch. 25 & complete online lesson game
2) study for Greece quiz

*make-up discussion will be Thursday (1/24) starting L1 (see teacher ASAP if you have a conflict)
AGENDA:

1) Greek Trading Partners Scavenger Hunt
2) Greek Geography Scavenger Hunt
1/23
SWBAT:
- identify key locations in ancient Greece on a map
- explain how rivalries among city-states over land caused war
- describe how geography caused isolation
- describe how geography encouraged overseas trade
HOMEWORK due Wednesday:
1) Vocab # 7
2) label Greece Map
3) "More Greek Geography" WS

*make-up discussion will be Thursday (1/24) starting L1 (see teacher ASAP if you have a conflict)
AGENDA:

Geography and Settlement in Greece Simulation
1/22
SWBAT:
- make a claim and support it with evidence and reasoning in a class discussion
- listen to their peers and build a conversation
- explain how stereotypes make it difficult to accurately understand history
- explain how learning history can promote cultural understanding, respect and tolerance
HOMEWORK due Wednesday:

1) Vocab # 7
2) label Greece Map
AGENDA:

Racism Discussion
  

1/19
SWBAT:
- work with partner to prepare for discussion
- answer questions using C.E.R format
- use resources to support claims with evidence
- make connections between topics discussed in class
HOMEWORK due tomorrow:

Discussion Monday!  Finish discussion prep sheet by writing responses in C.E.R format
AGENDA:
Discussion Prep:
1) using evidence/quotes
2) large group sessions with Ms. Rice (other group works together)
 

1/18
SWBAT:
- work with partner to prepare for discussion
- answer questions using C.E.R format
- use resources to support claims with evidence
- make connections between topics discussed in class
HOMEWORK due tomorrow:
1) African Quotes Project due Friday, finish adding to/editing - revise, improve, impress me!
2) get Egypt quiz signed & make corrections

Discussion Monday!  Finish discussion prep sheet by Mon
AGENDA:

1) African Quotes Project - group evaluation of members
2) discussion prep
 
   

1/17
SWBAT:
- work with group to answer questions using C.E.R
- interpret historical quotes and disprove the quote using previous knowledge about ancient Africa civilizations
HOMEWORK due tomorrow:
finish adding to/editing Africa Quotes project

Due Friday: get Egypt quiz signed & make corrections
AGENDA:

African History - Analyzing Historical Quotes
as a group:
1) share individual templates (#4)
2) build master template (#4)
3) revise # 2/3   
  

1/16
SWBAT:
- work with group to answer questions using C.E.R
- interpret historical quotes and disprove the quote using previous knowledge about ancient Africa civilizations
HOMEWORK due tomorrow:
1) "Black Kingdoms of the Nile" video sentences
2) Africa Quotes: complete planning template for # 4 (this is done individually, not as a group)  


Due Friday: get Egypt quiz signed & make corrections
AGENDA:

African History - Analyzing Historical Quotes
as a group:
1) review vocab from # 1
2) select "application" question - either # 2 OR # 3
3) build BF
4) write response  
 

1/12
SWBAT:
- work with group to define vocabulary and use it in context
- interpret historical quotes and disprove the quote using previous knowledge about ancient Africa civilizations
HOMEWORK:
 
Due Tuesday 1/16: Hammurabi Essay revisions (if you earned below 87%)

Due Wednesday 1/17: "Black Kingdoms of the Nile" video sentences
AGENDA:

African History - Analyzing Historical Quotes:

# 1:  Comprehension (defining vocab)  
1/11
SWBAT:
- correct notes about Nubia
- identify key leaders and events in Nubian history
HOMEWORK due Friday:
1) revise Egypt Essential Questions using peer editing suggestions & checklist
2) Hatshepsut/Thutmose III BF (optional)

Due Tuesday 1/16: Hammurabi Essay revisions (if you earned below 87%)

Due Wednesday 1/17: "Black Kingdoms of the Nile" video sentences
AGENDA:



Comparing Egypt & Nubia:  Review "Black Kingdoms" video & Ch. 10 questions
1/10
SWBAT:
- take notes while watching an educational video
- identify major details about Nubian history
HOMEWORK due Thursday:  
ch. 10 questions

Due Friday:
1) revise Egypt Essential Questions using peer editing suggestions & checklist
2) Hatshepsut/Thutmose III BF (optional)

Due Tuesday 1/16: Hammurabi Essay revisions (if you earned below 87%)

Due Wednesday 1/17: "Black Kingdoms of the Nile" video sentences
AGENDA:




"Black Kingdoms of the Nile" video
1/9
SWBAT:
- identify key details about ancient Egypt's three kingdoms
- identify key leaders in ancient Egypt
- compare/contrast the leadership styles and achievements of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
HOMEWORK due Thursday:  
ch. 10 questions

Due Friday:
1) revise Egypt Essential Questions using peer editing suggestions & checklist
2) Hatshepsut/Thutmose III BF (optional)

Due Tuesday 1/16: Hammurabi Essay revisions (if you earned below 87%)
AGENDA:

1) Review Ch. 8 outline
2) Hatshepsut & Thutmose III's family tree
1/8
SWBAT:
- read each other's writing and give constructive feedback
HOMEWORK due tomorrow:
Get Hammurabi Essay signed

Due Friday:
revise Egypt Essential Questions using peer editing suggestions & checklist

Due Tuesday 1/16: Hammurabi Essay revisions (if you earned below 87%)
AGENDA:



Peer Edit Essential Questions
 

1/3
SWBAT:
- use notes/textbook to respond to essential questions about ancient Egypt  
- use evidence and reasoning to support a claim
HOMEWORK due Friday:
1) complete ch. 8 outline
2) Ch. 8 online lesson game
3) Egypt Essential Question (open response paragraph)
AGENDA:

Egypt Essential Questions
1/2
SWBAT:
- identify the characteristics of ancient Egypt's three kingdoms
- identify key leaders in ancient Egypt
HOMEWORK due Friday:
1) complete ch. 8 outline
2) Ch. 8 online lesson game
AGENDA:

Ch. 8 outline: "The Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs"

DECEMBER 2017

12/19
SWBAT:
- identify key benefits of Nile River
- identify key achievements of the ancient Egyptians (Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom)
- explain the "danger of a single story"
- make connections between a TED talk and this class
HOMEWORK:
1) all missing Egypt/Nubia work due Wed
2) make active study tool Egypt/Nubia quiz (criteria)

Egypt/Nubia Quiz Wednesday 12/20
AGENDA:

1) Review "Gift of the Nile"  
2) Danger of a Single Story TED Talk
  

12/18
SWBAT:
- check answers, correct work/add notes when needed
- describe how the ancient Egyptian people lived & what they valued
- explain Egyptian beliefs in the afterlife
HOMEWORK:
1) all missing Egypt/Nubia work due Wed
2) make active study tool Egypt/Nubia quiz (criteria)

Egypt/Nubia Quiz Wednesday 12/20
AGENDA:

Review Life (& Death) in Egypt
12/15
SWBAT:
- check answers, correct work/add notes when needed
- describe how the ancient Egyptian people lived & what they valued
- explain Egyptian beliefs in the afterlife
- identify key benefits of Nile River and the geography of Egypt
- identify key achievements of the ancient Egyptians (Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom)
HOMEWORK:
1) all missing Egypt/Nubia work due Wed
2) make active study tool Egypt/Nubia quiz (criteria)

Egypt/Nubia Quiz Wednesday 12/20
AGENDA:
1) re-visit Life in Egypt reading (pay attention to images & captions)
2) Gifts of the Nile (reading & questions)
 

12/14
SWBAT:
- check answers, correct work/add notes when needed
- describe how the ancient Egyptian people lived & what they valued
- explain Egyptian beliefs in the afterlife
HOMEWORK:
1) all missing Egypt/Nubia work due Wed
2) make active study tool Egypt/Nubia quiz (criteria)

Egypt/Nubia Quiz Wednesday 12/20
AGENDA:

Review Life (& Death) in Egypt
12/13
SWBAT:
- describe how the ancient Egyptian people lived & what they valued
- explain Egyptian beliefs in the afterlife
HOMEWORK:
1) pyramids video sentences (2-4 sentences per quote on a separate piece of paper) due Thursday
2) make active study tool Egypt/Nubia quiz (criteria)
Egypt/Nubia Quiz - Wednesday 12/20
AGENDA:
1) "Lost City of the Pyramids"-  Questions? Connections?
2) Social Hierarchy (military, clarify simulation exit ticket)
3) Life in Egypt (reading and questions)
12/12
SWBAT:
- identify key details about the pyramid builders
HOMEWORK:
1) pyramids video sentences (2-4 sentences per quote on a separate piece of paper) due Thursday
2) Study for upcoming Egypt/Nubia quiz
Egypt/Nubia Quiz - Wednesday 12/20
AGENDA:

Lost City of the Pyramids Video
12/11
SWBAT:
- identify the differences between social classes in ancient Egypt
- describe the population distribution of Ancient Egypt's social classes
HOMEWORK:
1) finish social pyramid notes (see Egypt/Nubia page)
2) Study for upcoming Egypt/Nubia quiz
Egypt/Nubia Quiz - TBA
AGENDA:

Egyptian Social Pyramid
12/8
SWBAT:
- identify key benefits of Nile River and the geography of Egypt/Nubia
- explain why the Nile River flows north
- identify the difference of Upper and Lower Egypt
HOMEWORK due Friday:
answer questions on back of "Geography of Egypt: Nile" note sheet
AGENDA:
Geography of Egypt: The Nile notes
12/6
SWBAT:
- identify key events/people in ancient Israel's history
HOMEWORK due Friday:
1) Egypt/Nubia map (see website for key & skip step # 4)
2) Vocab # 6
AGENDA:
Israel's quiz
12/5
SWBAT:
- identify key benefits of Nile River and the geography of Egypt/Nubia
- explain why the Nile River flows north
- identify the difference of Upper and Lower Egypt
HOMEWORK:
Study for tomorrow's Israel Quiz  & bring hard copy of your active study tool
 
Due Friday:
1) Egypt/Nubia map (see website for key & skip step # 4)
2) Vocab # 6
 
Extra Credit Final Project Due 12/6 - no exceptions!
AGENDA:
1) Cataracts Video Clip
2) Geography of Egypt: The Nile notes
12/4
SWBAT:
- make observations and draw conclusions based on pictures of locations
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for Israel Quiz - Wednesday, 12/6
2) make an active study tool (due day of quiz) click here for criteria
3) finish Israel sequencing BF due Tuesday
4) Egypt/Nubia Map due Friday (copy from answer key on Egypt/Nubia page)

Extra Credit Final Project Due 12/6 - no exceptions!
AGENDA:


"Where in the world have you been?" results

12/1
SWBAT:
- make observations and draw conclusions based on pictures of locations
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for Israel Quiz - Wednesday, 12/6
2) make an active study tool (due day of quiz) click here for criteria
3) finish Israel sequencing BF due Tuesday

Extra Credit Final Project Due 12/6 - no exceptions!
AGENDA:

"Where in the World Have You Been?" activity

NOVEMBER 2017
 

11/30
SWBAT:
- identify how different leaders contributed to Israel's life-cycle
- put events in Israelite history in chronological order and match these events to key details
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for Israel Quiz - Wednesday, 12/6
2) make an active study tool (due day of quiz) click here for criteria
3) finish Israel sequencing BF due Tuesday

 
TERM ENDS FRIDAY 12/1 - all missing work must be in
   
Extra Credit Final Project Due 12/6 - no exceptions!
AGENDA:


History of the Israelites Sequencing BF activity  
   

11/29
SWBAT:
- take notes from slideshow and add thought bubble notes for clarity  
- identify key events/people in ancient Israel's history
- identify how different leaders contributed to Israel's life-cycle
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for Israel Quiz - Wednesday, 12/6
2) make an active study tool (due day of quiz) click here for criteria

 
TERM ENDS FRIDAY 12/1 - all missing work must be in
   
Extra Credit Final Project Due 12/6 - no exceptions!
AGENDA:

1) finish Israelite Kings Notes - clarify questions
2) Life-Cycle of Civilization: Israel

* see me this week if you were absent for the binder organizing before break   
       
  

11/28
SWBAT:
- take notes from slideshow and add thought bubble notes for clarity  
- identify key events/people in ancient Israel's history
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for Israel Quiz - Wednesday, 12/6
2) make an active study tool (due day of quiz) click here for criteria

 
TERM ENDS FRIDAY 12/1 - all missing work must be in
   
Extra Credit Final Project Due 12/6 - no exceptions!
AGENDA:


Israelite Kings Notes


* see me this week if you were absent for the binder organizing before break   
        

11/27
SWBAT:
- take notes from slideshow and add thought bubble notes for clarity  
- identify key events/people in ancient Israel's history
HOMEWORK  due TOMORROW:
1) ch. 11 outline
2) ch. 11 Lesson Game (online textbook)
3) vocab list # 5
4) extra credit proposal due - optional
 
* see me this week if you were absent for the binder organizing before break   
   
TERM ENDS FRIDAY 12/1 - all missing work must be in
   
Study for Israel Quiz - TBA
AGENDA:




Israelite Kings Notes
11/21
SWBAT:
- create an outline of a chapter
- identify key events/people in ancient Israel's history
HOMEWORK  due Tuesday 11/28:
1) ch. 11 outline
2) ch. 11 Lesson Game (online textbook)
3) vocab list # 5
4) extra credit proposal due - optional

* bring binder on Wednesday
TERM ENDS FRIDAY 12/1 - all missing work must be in
AGENDA:

1) Ch. 11 outline - Origins of Judaism  

2) Vocab # 5

11/20
SWBAT:
- create an outline of a chapter
- identify key events/people in ancient Israel's history
HOMEWORK
 
Hammurabi Essay due TOMORROW!
 
due Tuesday 11/28:
1) ch. 11 outline
2) ch. 11 Lesson Game (online textbook)
3) vocab list # 5

* bring binder on Wednesday
TERM ENDS FRIDAY 12/1 - all missing work must be in
AGENDA:

1) Learning How to Outline notes

2) Ch. 11 outline


11/17
SWBAT:
- compare/contrast differing opinions related to the trans-Atlantic slave trade
- cite evidence using primary sources to support a claim
- connect the actions and beliefs that went along with American slavery to the development of racist ideas in the United States
HOMEWORK:

English due Mon: finish slavery/racism summary paragraph (paraphrase what is there into your own words)  
______________________________________________
Social Studies:  revise final draft

Hammurabi Essay Due Tuesday 11/21
AGENDA:

Gallery Walk: Examining Visual Sources
1) Develop a headline and leading questions/statements  for image
2) Gallery Walk - write reflections on images
11/16
SWBAT:
- compare/contrast differing opinions related to the trans-Atlantic slave trade
- classify individuals' opinions on the slave trade and sort them on a continuum of opposition/favoritism
- cite evidence using primary sources to support a claim
- connect the actions and beliefs that went along with American slavery to the development of racist ideas in the United States
HOMEWORK:

English: None
______________________________________________
Social Studies:
1) bring highlighter tomorrow
2) continue to work on draft
3) get Meso quiz signed and do corrections (see "Quiz Corrections" page for directions)

Hammurabi Essay Due Tuesday 11/21
AGENDA:

1) finish discussion about continuum

2) Gallery Walk prep: examining visual sources
11/15
SWBAT:
- compare/contrast differing opinions related to the trans-Atlantic slave trade
- classify individuals' opinions on the slave trade and sort them on a continuum of opposition/favoritism
- cite evidence using primary sources to support a claim
- connect the actions and beliefs that went along with American slavery to the development of racist ideas in the United States
HOMEWORK:

English: None
______________________________________________
Social Studies due Thurs:
1) work on draft of essay
2) get Meso quiz signed and do corrections (see "Quiz Corrections" page for directions)

Hammurabi Essay Due Tuesday 11/21
AGENDA:

1) Analyze Primary Source Documents - Opinion Activity/Discussion

2) Place primary sources on continuum of pro-slavery  to anti-slavery
11/14
SWBAT:
- compare/contrast differing opinions related to the trans-Atlantic slave trade
- classify individuals' opinions on the slave trade and sort them on a continuum of opposition/favoritism
- cite evidence using primary sources to support a claim
- connect the actions and beliefs that went along with American slavery to the development of racist ideas in the United States
HOMEWORK:

English: None
______________________________________________
Social Studies due Wed:
1) revise planning page according to checklist
2) get Meso quiz signed and do corrections (see "Quiz Corrections" page for directions)

Hammurabi Essay Due Tuesday 11/21
AGENDA:

1) "Exit" Ticket (from yesterday)

2) Cloze Reading summarizing timeline discussion

  
    

11/13


SWBAT:
- compare/contrast differing opinions related to the trans-Atlantic slave trade
- cite evidence using primary sources to support a claim
- connect the actions and beliefs that went along with American slavery to the development of racist ideas in the United States
HOMEWORK:

English due Tuesday:  complete two of the four slavery quote questions on google docs - click here
______________________________________________
Social Studies due Tuesday:
complete essay planning sheet

Social Studies due Friday:
1) Get Mesopotamia Quiz signed by a parent
2) Everyone makes corrections to Mesopotamia Quiz - see "Quiz Corrections" page for directions

Hammurabi Essay Due Tuesday 11/21
AGENDA:

1) Discuss timeline of key events related to the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

2) Begin Slavery Quote Activity Sheet # 1  
11/9
SWBAT:
- debate if Hammurabi's laws were just or unjust using CER
HOMEWORK due Friday (11/17):
1) Get Mesopotamia Quiz signed by a parent
2) Everyone makes corrections to Mesopotamia Quiz - see "Quiz Corrections" page for directions
 

Hammurabi Debate Thursday, 11/9
Need to fix your binder?  Stay after school today or Monday
AGENDA:
1) How to do quiz corrections (see website)
2) pre-debate huddle with mini group
3) Hammurabi Debate!
11/8
SWBAT:
- construct a debate argument using CER
HOMEWORK due tomorrow:
1) Polish statements/questions and finish Part V on  Mini Debate Group Form 2
2) get binder check slip signed by a parent TONIGHT
 

Hammurabi Debate Thursday, 11/9
Need to fix your binder?  Stay after school today, tomorrow or Monday
AGENDA:
Hammurabi Mini Debate Groups
1) Overview of debate format
2) Prioritizing questions
3) large debate groups work on opening statements
11/7
SWBAT:
- construct a debate argument using CER
HOMEWORK due tomorrow:
Work on Mini Debate Group Form - Finish Part I - Part IV
  

Hammurabi Debate Thursday, 11/9
AGENDA:
Hammurabi Mini Debate Groups
1) Share HW
2) Continue with Mini Debate Group Prep Sheet
3) Binder check
11/6
SWBAT:
- construct a debate argument using CER
HOMEWORK due tomorrow:
Work on Mini Debate Group Form
  • Part I - reasoning from multiple perspectives
  • Part III - 1 counter- question
  • Part IV - 1 opposition claim & your counter-claim
 
Hammurabi Debate Thursday, 11/9
AGENDA:
Hammurabi Mini Debate Groups
1) Share HW (reasoning for two laws)
2) Revise reasoning
3) Explain Mini Debate Group Prep Sheet
11/3
SWBAT:
- have a group discussion (demonstrate active listening skills & build off each other's ideas)
- use "say something" routine to make a connection, ask a question, make a prediction, clarify, make a comment about a historical text
HOMEWORK due Monday:
 
1) Doc E questions (complete sentences)
2) Select 2 laws from your assigned doc and write all the reasons why each law could help you prove your side

 
Hammurabi Debate Thursday, 11/9
AGENDA:
Hammurabi's Code: Was it just?:
1) Hammurabi's Judges
2) Doc D -  finish discussion, evaluation & law clarification
3) Document E - discussion, evaluation & law clarification
4) Debate Group Assignments
  • Group 1 - Doc C Just/Fair
  • Group 2 - Doc C Unjust/Unfair
  • Group 3 - Doc D Just/Fair
  • Group 4 - Doc D Unjust/Unfair
  • Group 5 - Doc E Just/Fair
  • Group 6 - Doc E Unjust/Unfair
11/1
SWBAT:
- have a group discussion (demonstrate active listening skills & build off each other's ideas)
- use "say something" routine to make a connection, ask a question, make a prediction, clarify, make a comment about a historical text
HOMEWORK due Friday:
 
1) Doc E "say something"
2) Doc C & D questions (complete sentences)

due Monday: Doc E questions (complete sentences)
 
Hammurabi Debate Thursday, 11/9
AGENDA:
Hammurabi's Code: Was it just?:
1) Hammurabi's Judges
2) Doc C -  finish discussion, evaluation & law clarification
3) Document D - discussion, evaluation & law clarification

OCTOBER 2017
10/31
SWBAT:
- have a group discussion (demonstrate active listening skills & build off each other's ideas)
- use "say something" routine to make a connection, ask a question, make a prediction, clarify, make a comment about a historical text
HOMEWORK:
 
due Wed:
1) "say something" Doc D
2) Doc A & B questions (complete sentences)
 
due Fri. -  Doc C & D questions (complete sentences)
AGENDA:
Hammurabi's Code: Was it just?:
1) Sourcing a document & determining bias
2) finish Document B - discussion & evaluation
3) Document C - discussion & evaluation
  

10/30
SWBAT:
- have a group discussion (demonstrate active listening skills & build off each other's ideas)
- use "say something" routine to make a connection, ask a question, make a prediction, clarify, make a comment about a historical text
HOMEWORK:
 
due Tues. -  Doc C "say something" (see Mesopotamia page for rules) - do not do the questions for this document
 
due Wed. -  Doc A & B questions (complete sentences)
AGENDA:
Hammurabi's Code: Was it just?:
1) Document B  - "say something"
2) What effective communication skills should be used in a discussion?
3) Document A & B discussion & evaluation
10/26
SWBAT:
- read a document carefully
- use "say something" routine to make a connection, ask a question, make a prediction, clarify, make a comment about a historical text
HOMEWORK due Thursday:

1) study for quiz

2) Hammurabi Background Questions &  "say something" for Doc A (see Mesopotamia page for "say something" rules)

Quiz (Agricultural Revolution & Mesopotamia) Friday, 10/27 - ALL missing unit work MUST be turned in by this day!
AGENDA:

1) Sourcing documents and bias

2) Hammurabi's Code: Was it just?:
  • Background Essay (highlighting)
  • Document A - "say something" routine
10/25
SWBAT:
- explore ways to actively study
- debate justice
HOMEWORK due Thursday:

1) Empires of Mesopotamia sequencing BF

2) study for quiz

Quiz (Agricultural Revolution & Mesopotamia) Friday, 10/27 - ALL missing unit work MUST be turned in by this day!
AGENDA:

1) How to study
  • creating your own practice map (need to know cities for quiz:  Assur, Babylon, Akkad, Ur)
  • turning a BF into a matching game
2) Hammurabi's Code: Was it just? Justice Activity
10/24
SWBAT:
- create a sequencing brainframe
- match the key leaders and details for the major empires of ancient Mesopotamia
HOMEWORK
  
Due Wednesday:
 AZ Smith video sentences (use Mesopotamia video notes to write complete sentences for each quote - connect quote to 6 Characteristics of Civilization)

Due Thursday:
Empires of Mesopotamia sequencing BF

Quiz (Agricultural Revolution & Mesopotamia) Friday, 10/27 - ALL missing unit work MUST be turned in by this day!

Progress reports are coming soon! Make-up any missing work ASAP!!!
AGENDA:



Empires of Mesopotamia Sequencing BF activity
  

10/23
SWBAT:
- take notes from video
- identify the contributions and achievements made by the first civilizations located in ancient Mesopotamia
HOMEWORK due Wednesday:

AZ Smith video sentences (use Mesopotamia video notes to write complete sentences for each quote - connect quote to 6 Characteristics of Civilization)

Quiz (Agricultural Revolution & Mesopotamia) Friday, 10/27 - ALL missing unit work MUST be turned in by this day!

Progress reports are coming soon! Make-up any missing work ASAP!!!
AGENDA:



Arizona Smith - Mesopotamia Video
10/20
SWBAT:
- take notes from slideshow
- identify the key leaders and details for the major empires of Mesopotamia
- explain how empires rise and fall
HOMEWORK:
Study for quiz

Quiz (Agricultural Revolution & Mesopotamia) Friday, 10/27 - ALL missing unit work MUST be turned in by this day!

Progress reports are coming soon! Make-up any missing work ASAP!!!
AGENDA:

Finish Empires of Mesopotamia Slideshow Notes

  

10/19
SWBAT:
- take notes from slideshow
- identify the key leaders and details for the major empires of Mesopotamia
- explain how empires rise and fall
HOMEWORK due Friday:
1) read ch. 6 and complete online "Lesson Game"
2) Sumer Categorizing BF

Quiz (Agricultural Revolution & Mesopotamia) Friday, 10/27 - ALL missing unit work MUST be turned in by this day!

Progress reports are coming soon! Make-up any missing work ASAP!!!
AGENDA:

Empires of Mesopotamia Slideshow Notes
 
10/18
SWBAT:
- identify the difference between observations & interpretations
- use ancient artifacts as evidence to explain why Sumer is considered a civilization
- categorize key details about Sumer according to the Six Characteristics of Civilization
HOMEWORK due Friday:
1) read ch. 6 and complete online "Lesson Game"
2) Sumer Categorizing BF - check answers on Mesopotamia page if you didn't finish in class
Progress reports are coming soon! Make-up any missing work ASAP!!!
AGENDA:
1) Analyzing Ancient Sumerian Artifacts Activity  (observations & presentations)
2) Six Characteristics of Sumer categorizing BF activity
10/17
SWBAT:
- identify and label key locations in and around Mesopotamia on a map
- explain how & why Sumerians developed irrigation and became the first civilization
- identify the climate and physical problems the Sumerians faced and their solutions
HOMEWORK due Wednesday:
Land Between Two Rivers worksheet

HOMEWORK due Friday:
read ch. 6 and complete online "Lesson Game"
AGENDA:
1) Label & color Mesopotamia map
2) continue to work on Land Between Two Rivers (read and answer questions)
10/16
SWBAT:
- explain how & why Sumerians developed irrigation and became the first civilization
- identify the climate and physical problems the Sumerians faced and their solutions
HOMEWORK due Tuesday:
vocab. list # 4

HOMEWORK due Wednesday:
Land Between Two Rivers worksheet

HOMEWORK due Friday:
read ch. 6 and complete online "Lesson Game"
AGENDA:

Land Between Two Rivers (read and answer questions)
10/13
SWBAT:
- translate the meaning of each characteristic
- find an example to match each characteristic
- define the Six Characteristics of Civilization
HOMEWORK due Tuesday:

vocab. list # 4
AGENDA:
Six Characteristics of Civilization
10/12
SWBAT:
- make a claim and support it with evidence and reasoning in a class discussion
- listen to their peers and build a conversation
- explain the daily life of early humans at various stages of evolution
- describe how humans evolved from hunter/gatherers to farmers
- explain how farming changed life for humans
HOMEWORK
AGENDA:
Early Humans & First Farmers Discussion Assessment
   

10/11
SWBAT:
- explain how humans evolved from hunter/gatherers to farmers
- explain how farming changed life for humans
HOMEWORK due Thursday:
1) Early Humans/Farming discussion prep sheet
2) all missing work from unit must be submitted by Thursday

Early Humans Discussion Assessment Thursday 10/12
AGENDA:

Agricultural Revolution Notes

 

10/10
SWBAT:
- write statements & questions responding to focus areas/subtopics to prepare for upcoming class discussion assessment
- use notes to find evidence to support claims
HOMEWORK due Thursday:
1) Early Humans/Farming discussion prep sheet
2) all missing work from unit must be submitted by Thursday

Early Humans Discussion Assessment Thursday 10/12 - sign-up for a "check-in" time slot is posted outside the classroom (see homepage for options)
AGENDA:

Discussion Prep:
1) Intro to assessment
2) Identifying resources
10/6
SWBAT:
- explain how humans evolved from hunter/gatherers to farmers
- explain how farming changed life for humans
HOMEWORK due Tuesday:
Vocab List # 3   


Early Humans Discussion Assessment Thursday 10/12 - sign-up for a "check-in" time slot is posted outside the classroom (see homepage for options)
AGENDA:
How farming changes everything!  
1) review ch. 3 questions and "Mankind" video sentences using sentences starter:
2) group presentations
10/4
SWBAT:
- explain how humans evolved from hunter/gatherers to farmers
- write complete using specific examples from text/movie to support claim
- explain how farming changed life for humans
HOMEWORK due Friday:
1) use "Mankind" notes to write complete sentences, incorporating quote and examples, on separate piece of paper- link to film on Early Humans page
2) finish ch. 3 questions  
AGENDA:
Choice work day/writing workshop
1) "Mankind" sentences
2) ch. 3 questions
10/3
SWBAT:
- explain how humans evolved from hunter/gatherers to farmers
- write complete using specific examples from text/movie to support claim
- explain how farming changed life for humans
HOMEWORK due Friday:
1) use "Mankind" notes to write complete sentences, incorporating quote and examples, on separate piece of paper- link to film on Early Humans page
2) finish ch. 3 questions  
AGENDA:
1) clarify "Mankind" directions & show sample response
2) ch. 3 questions
10/2
SWBAT:
- use quotes to take notes while watching a movie
- explain how humans evolved from hunter/gatherers to farmers
HOMEWORK due Wednesday:
use "Mankind" notes to write complete sentences, incorporating quote and examples, on separate piece of paper- link to film on Early Humans page
AGENDA:

"Mankind: The Story of All of Us" video

SEPTEMBER 2017

9/29
SWBAT:
- use documents to answer an open response question (on-demand writing)
HOMEWORK - Due Monday:

Read chapter 3 & complete "lesson game" (see online textbook)

field trip permission slip & waiver PAST DUE
AGENDA:

Document Based Question (DBQ):
Why should I study history?

9/28
SWBAT:
- explain/demonstrate how a timeline works
- compare and contrast the Paleolithic and Neolithic eras
HOMEWORK - Due Monday:

Read chapter 3 & complete "lesson game" (see online textbook)

field trip permission slip & waiver PAST DUE
AGENDA:

1) BCE/CE notes
2) Paleo/New compare and contrast BF

9/26
SWBAT:
- explain/demonstrate how a timeline works
HOMEWORK - Due Thursday:
1)  Africa Map
2) Vocab # 2
field trip permission slip & waiver due Wed. 9/27
AGENDA:

BCE/CE notes

9/25
SWBAT:
- identify and label key locations on a map
HOMEWORK - Due Tuesday:
1) study vocab # 1
2) finish hominids sequencing brainframe (BF)
3) create flash cards from "Historical Evidence" notes for:
  • oral tradition (add example to definition)
  • ruins (add example to definition)
  • scientific dating
  • cultural dating
HOMEWORK - Due Thursday:
4) Africa Map
field trip permission slip & waiver due Wed. 9/27
AGENDA:


Africa Map
9/22
SWBAT:
- identify and define types of dating and sources
- give examples for each type of source
- create a sequencing BF
- match the key details involved in the evolution of early man
HOMEWORK - Due Tuesday:
1) study vocab # 1
2) finish hominids sequencing brainframe (BF)
3) create flash cards from "Historical Evidence" notes for:
  • oral tradition (add example to definition)
  • ruins (add example to definition)
  • scientific dating
  • cultural dating
field trip permission slip & waiver due Wed. 9/27
AGENDA:

1) finish Historical Evidence notes

2) Making brainframes: Hominids Sequencing BF

 

9/20
SWBAT:
- identify the key details involved in the evolution of early man
- identify and define types of dating and sources
- give examples for each type of source
HOMEWORK - Due Friday:
1)  read ch. 2 and complete "Lesson Game" (part of the online textbook)  

2) Hominids chart

field trip permission slip & waiver due Wed. 9/27
AGENDA:
1) Review Hominids chart

2) Historical Evidence/Types of Dating Notes
9/19
SWBAT:
- create a list of questions based on a prompt (image)
- take notes from a slideshow
- identify the key details involved in the evolution of early man
HOMEWORK - Due Friday:

1)  read ch. 2 and complete "Lesson Game" (part of the online textbook)  

2) Hominids chart
AGENDA:

QFT (Question Formulation Technique)
1. ask questions (5 min)
2. revise questions (5 min)
3. prioritize top three questions & publish (5 min)
4. share out
5. notes

Hominids chart
9/18
SWBAT:
- create a list of questions based on a prompt (image)
- take notes from a slideshow
- identify the key details involved in the evolution of early man
HOMEWORK:
read ch. 2 and complete "Lesson Game" (part of the online textbook) by Friday
AGENDA:
QFT (Question Formulation Technique)
1. ask questions (5 min)
2. revise questions (5 min)
3. prioritize top three questions & publish (5 min)
4. share out
5. notes
9/15
SWBAT:
- correctly answer questions
HOMEWORK:
none
AGENDA:
1) How to Answer Questions (notes)
2) Opening Student Survey
  

9/13
SWBAT:
- analyze data and advice from pervious 7th graders about being successful in social studies
HOMEWORK:

Vocab List # 1 due Thursday
AGENDA:
1) You're a star (hang up stars)

2) Success in 7th grade social studies
  • Assign jobs
  • Analysis
  • Presentations

9/12
SWBAT:
- correctly complete a vocabulary assignment
- navigate the online textbook
HOMEWORK:

Vocab List # 1 due Thursday

AGENDA:
1) How to use the online textbook
2) How to complete a vocabulary assignment

9/11
SWBAT:
- define Multiple Intelligences
- rank learning preferences
- register for online textbook
HOMEWORK:
None

AGENDA:
1) Multiple Intelligences - finish PowerPoint
2) Multiple Intelligences & You debriefing sheet
3) Online textbook registration (see me if you need a hard copy of the textbook)

9/8
SWBAT:
- define Multiple Intelligences
- rank learning preferences
HOMEWORK:
None

AGENDA:
1) Multiple Intelligences Intro
2) Multiple Intelligences - ranking learning preferences

9/7
SWBAT:
- clarify class expectations
- identify locations of ancient civilizations
HOMEWORK:

bring 3 ringed binder w/ 3 LABELED dividers
  • HW/Notes
  • Vocab
  • Reference
and 30 sheets of white loose leaf paper tomorrow
AGENDA:
1) Contract clarification
  • late essay/project policy
  • extra help
  • website/extra copies bin
  • signing out
  • NO FOLDERS
2) Where is everyone? - an ancient world intro activity

9/6
SWBAT:
- outline the expectations of the class
- match key leaders of the ancient world to their civilization
HOMEWORK:
1) review social studies contract w/ parent/guardian and you both need to sign it
2) get 3 ringed binder w/ 3 dividers/tabs due Friday
AGENDA:
1) Who is who? -  an ancient world intro activity
2) Class Contract - Year Overview

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