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MAY 2019
5/20
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:

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

2) Intro to Rome quiz Friday 5/24

AGENDA:

1) new seats

2) Review Formation on Republic sequencing BF

3) Finish Rise of the Roman Republic notes
5/15
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:
1. read ch. 33 and do online Lesson Game due Monday
2. Formation of the Republic sequencing BF due Monday (see Rome page for key)

If you didn't clean out your binder today in class see me by Friday
Intro to Rome quiz Friday 5/24
AGENDA:

1) binder clean-out/organization
2) From Monarchy to Republic: Rise of the Republic notes
 

5/14
SWBAT:
- identify the causes and effects of the Plebeian Rebellion/Conflict of Orders
HOMEWORK:
1. Vocab # 11 due tomorrow
2. read ch. 33 and do online Lesson Game due Monday

If you didn't clean out your binder today in class see me ASAP
AGENDA:
1. "Say Something" routine for "Struggle" article
2. Debrief simulation - compare/contrast class simulation with rebellion in Rome
5/13
SWBAT:
- cut squares to simulate working conditions in ancient Rome
HOMEWORK:
1) read, highlight, and "say something" for "Struggle" article due tomorrow
2) Greece II quiz signed and corrected by due tomorrow
3) Vocab # 11 due Wednesday
AGENDA:

Work in Early Rome simulation
5/9 - 5/10
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 - due Friday
2. Vocab # 10 - due Monday
3. Greece II quiz signed and corrected by Tuesday
AGENDA:
1. Review geography and the foundation of Rome
2. Review how others influenced the Romans
5/8
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:

1. revise essay according to peer comments/final revisions guide sheet Final Draft Due Friday 5/9 (-10% each day it is late)
2. put Alexander essay sheets in order and staple them together (see Alexander page for order)
3. Early Influences on Rome categorizing BF- due tomorrow
4. Rome Map - due Friday
5. Vocab # 10 -due Monday
AGENDA:

1) review rubric for Alexander essay
2) either work on missing work or work on Rome assignments

5/7
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:
1. revise essay according to peer comments/final revisions guide sheet Final Draft Due Friday 5/9 (-10% each day it is late)
2. Geography of Rome WS - due tomorrow
3. Early Influences on Rome categorizing BF - due Thurs
4. Rome Map - due Friday
AGENDA:

1)  Read "Birth of Rome" & complete WS
2)  Early Influences on Rome BF scavenger hunt
3)  start on homework
5/6
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 5/9 (-10% each day it is late)
AGENDA:

Alexander Essay:
peer editing
   

5/3
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 Monday
Essay Draft Due Mon. 5/6
Final Draft Due Friday 5/9 (-10% each day it is late)
AGENDA:

Alexander Essay Step # 6:
1) Introduction (BTP) template
2) Conclusion (TSS) template


5/2
SWBAT:
- write body paragraphs using brainframe and checklist
- create three mini claims, identify two key events, and develop reasoning to create a persuasive argument
HOMEWORK DUE TOMORROW:

work on all three body paragraphs

Essay Draft Due Mon. 5/6
Final Draft Due Friday 5/9 (-10% each day it is late)
AGENDA:
Alexander Essay Step # 5:
type and revise your body paragraphs with checklist

5/1
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. work on other two body paragraphs
Essay Draft Due Mon. 5/6
Final Draft Due Friday 5/9 (-10% each day it is late)
AGENDA:
Alexander Essay Step # 4:
1. sample body paragraph with checklist
2. revise your own body paragraph with checklist


APRIL 2019  
4/30
SWBAT:
- use brainframe to develop one body paragraph for your persuasive argument
HOMEWORK:
finish ONE body paragraph of your choice - bring a hard copy to class tomorrow

Essay Draft Due Mon. 5/6
Final Draft Due Friday 5/9 (-10% each day it is late)
AGENDA:
Alexander Essay Step # 3:
1. If you want to quote criteria
2. start body paragraph
4/29
SWBAT:
- evaluate and revise brainframe with checklist  
- create three mini claims, identify two key events, and develop reasoning to create a persuasive argument
HOMEWORK:

revise BF using checklist - bring a hard copy to class tomorrow
Essay Draft Due Mon. 5/6
Final Draft Due Friday 5/9 (-10% each day it is late)
AGENDA:

Alexander Essay Step # 2:
self editing and revising brainframe

4/25 & 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
- evaluate a writing prompt
- brainstorm character traits to use as mini claims
HOMEWORK:
1) Read, highlight, and do "say somethings" for Alexander (positive or negative) packet due Monday

2) Alexander Essay BF due Monday
 

AGENDA:
1) Alexander the Great Google Earth Presentation
  • End of Expansion
  • Alexander's Legacy
2) Alexander Essay Prompt/BF (Step # 1)
  
  

4/24
SWBAT:
- use notes and statements to participate in a class discussion
- evaluate Alexander's actions:  Was he really "great?"
HOMEWORK:
1) Read, highlight, and do "say somethings" for Alexander (positive or negative) packet due Monday
2) analysis questions & "Say Something" for Docs E & F due Thursday/Friday  

Alexander Discussion Wednesday 4/24
AGENDA:


Alexander Discussion

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:
1) finish Alexander discussion prep sheet & write 3 CERs - due tomorrow
2) analysis questions & "Say Something" for Docs E & F due Thursday/Friday  

Alexander Discussion Wednesday 4/24
AGENDA:
Alexander the Great Google Earth Presentation
  • Taxila
  • Aornos
  • Malli
  • End of Expansion
   

4/22
SWBAT:
- use notes to create a persuasive argument
HOMEWORK:

finish Alexander discussion prep sheet & write 3 CERs - due Wednesday

Alexander Discussion Wednesday 4/24
AGENDA:

Discussion Prep with Partner
      
4/12
SWBAT:
- take notes from presentation using word bank/outline
- identify the key battles and events leading to the formation of Alexander's empire
HOMEWORK:

Enjoy Break!


Alexander Discussion Wednesday 4/24
AGENDA:
Alexander the Great Google Earth Presentation
  • Bessus
  • Tide Starts to Turn
  • Taxila
  

4/11
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) finish Documents D questions & "Say Something" due tomorrow

2) start notes on discussion prep sheet

Alexander Discussion Wednesday 4/24
AGENDA:
Alexander the Great Google Earth Presentation
  • Guagamela
  • Babylon
4/10
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) finish Documents C questions & "Say Something" due tomorrow

2) complete ch. 30 online lesson game due Thurs
AGENDA:
Alexander the Great Google Earth Presentation
  • Issus
  • Tyre
 

4/9
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) finish Documents B questions & "Say Something" due tomorrow

2) complete ch. 30 online lesson game due Thurs
AGENDA:
Alexander the Great Google Earth Presentation
  • Thebes
  • Granicus
  • Goridum
4/8
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) finish Documents A questions & "Say Something" due tomorrow

2) complete ch. 30 online lesson game due Thurs
AGENDA:
Alexander the Great Google Earth Presentation
  • Parade to Persia
  • Thebes
4/4
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:
1) color shield according to directions and cut it out to wear on Friday for the Olympics
2) Olympic Ceremony & Games supplies for Friday:
  • a white bed sheet (no colors or patterns)
  • belt/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:

Intro to Alexander Notes/Google Earth Presentation

1) Post Peloponnesian War

2) Rise of Macedonia/Alexander's Family Issues
4/3
SWBAT:
- answer questions from the Greek unit on a quiz
HOMEWORK  
1) color shield according to directions and cut it out to wear on Friday for the Olympics
2) Olympic final drafts due Thurs.
3) Alexander map & outline due Thursday
4) Olympic Ceremony & Games supplies for Friday:
  • a white bed sheet (no colors or patterns)
  • belt/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
4/2
SWBAT:
- identify how Alexander came to power and his goals for this empire
HOMEWORK  

1) last chance to show me Greece quiz active study tool is tomorrow (click here for criteria)
2) Shield final draft due Tues. - all other Olympic final drafts due Thurs.
3) Alexander map & outline due Thursday
4) Olympic Ceremony & Games supplies for Friday:
  • a white bed sheet (no colors or patterns)
  • belt/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!!!
Greece Quiz II Wednesday 4/3
AGENDA:

1) sign-up for Olympic events

2) start reading ch. 30 & Alexander outline
4/1
SWBAT:
- work with a small group to answer questions from the Greek unit
HOMEWORK  
1) I will be checking your Greece quiz active study tool tomorrow in class  (click here for criteria)
2) Shield final draft due Tues. - all other Olympic final drafts due Thurs.
3) Alexander map & outline due Thursday
4) bring flat white bed sheet, 4 large safety pins, and belt/rope for Olympics on Friday

Greece Quiz II Wednesday 4/3
AGENDA:

Greek Olympics:
academic competition

MARCH 2019
3/27 - 3/29
SWBAT:
- design city-state specific material for Greek Olympics
HOMEWORK
1) Greece quiz active study tool due Monday
(click here for criteria & unit study check-in sheet)
2) Shield final draft due Tues. - all other Olympic final drafts due Thurs.
3) Alexander map & outline due Thursday
4) bring flat white bed sheet, 4 large safety pins, and belt/rope for Olympics on Friday

Greece Quiz II Wednesday 4/3
AGENDA:

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

3/26
SWBAT:
- identify the causes, course and consequences of the Peloponnesian War
HOMEWORK
  
1) Greece quiz active study tool due Monday
(click here for criteria & unit study check-in sheet)
2) Peloponnesian War sequencing BF due Friday

Greece Quiz II Wednesday 4/3
AGENDA:

1) Greece Quiz II unit study check-in sheet (ranking)

2) Peloponnesian War Sequencing BF matching activity
3/25
SWBAT:
- explain the cause, course, and effects of the Peloponnesian War
HOMEWORK due Tuesday:
1) study for Greece quiz (part II) - Wednesday 4/3
2) answer questions # 1- 3 on Peloponnesian War outline - use complete sentences - due tomorrow
AGENDA:
1) Review causes of Peloponnesian War
2) major battles of the Peloponnesian War
3) results of the war
3/22
SWBAT:
- explain the cause, course, and effects of the Peloponnesian War
HOMEWORK:
1) study for Greece quiz (part II) - TBA
2) answer questions # 1- 3 on Peloponnesian War outline - use complete sentences - due Monday
AGENDA:
1) Review causes of Peloponnesian War (cloze reading) Golden Age of Athens
2) start major battles of the Peloponnesian War

3/21
SWBAT:
- identify the effect the Persian War had on Greece and how Athens benefited
- explain the events leading up to the Peloponnesian War
HOMEWORK:

study for Greece quiz (part II) - TBA

AGENDA:
Intro to Peloponnesian War Notes:
- review post Persian War "Power Houses"
- Corinth/Corfu Conflict
3/19 - 20
SWBAT:
- identify the ways the Greeks influenced future generations
- create a "sales pitch" for your legacy category
HOMEWORK:

read ch. 29 and complete Lesson Game - due Wed
AGENDA:

Greek Legacy Project

 

3/18
SWBAT:
- identify the effects Persian War had on Athens
- take notes on the Golden Age of Athens
- explain Pericles' goals for improving Athens
HOMEWORK:
1) read ch. 29 and complete Lesson Game - due Wed
2) if you earned below an 80% - see me to fix your binder by Tues
AGENDA:

1) Post Persian War "Power Houses" & Origins of the Delian League
2) Golden Age of Athens - Age of Pericles Notes
3/15
SWBAT:
- take notes on the Persian War
- identify the causes, course and effects of each battle of the Persian War
- summarize each battle of the Persian Wars
HOMEWORK:

1) Persian War chart due Monday
   
2) get binder check signed tonight
if you earned below an 80% - see me to fix your binder by Tues

Extra Credits Projects due Tuesday 3/19
AGENDA:

1) Battle of Salamis
2) Battle of Plataea
3) Summarize the Persian Wars: Interactive Persian War chart

  
3/13 & 3/14
SWBAT:
- identify the causes, course and effects of the Battle of  Thermopylae
HOMEWORK:
1) Persian War Chart: Marathon & Thermopylae* only due tomorrow    *note: "Highlight" category means retell the play-by-play of what happens

2) Term ends Fri. - All missing work must be in!

3) get binder check signed tonight
if you earned below an 80% - see me to fix your binder by Tues

Extra Credits Projects due Tuesday 3/19
AGENDA:




Persian War - Battle of Thermopylae
3/12
SWBAT:
- identify the causes, course and effects of the Battle of Marathon
HOMEWORK:
Women BF & Slaves BF- due Wed. 3/13

Extra Credits Projects due Tuesday 3/19
Term Ends Friday - All missing work must be in!
AGENDA:

Persian War Video & Notes: Battle of Marathon
3/11
SWBAT:
- take notes on events leading up to the Persian War
- identify the causes of the Persian War
HOMEWORK:
 
1) Greece Essential Question - click here for guidelines for success) - due Tues. 3/12
2) Women BF & Slaves BF- due Wed. 3/13

Extra Credits Projects due Tuesday 3/19
Term Ends Friday - All missing work must be in!
AGENDA:


Intro to Persian War Notes
3/8
SWBAT:
- take notes on events leading up to the Persian War
- identify the causes of the Persian War
HOMEWORK:

1) Vocab # 9 - due Mon. 3/11
2) Greece Essential Question - click here for guidelines for success) - due Tues. 3/12
3) Women BF & Slaves BF- due Wed. 3/13

Extra Credits Projects due Tuesday 3/19
AGENDA:


 
Intro to Persian War Notes
3/7
SWBAT:
compare/contrast Athens and Sparta in terms of:
- the roles/responsibilities/treatment of women
- write a poem about women in Athens or Sparta
HOMEWORK
  
1) Vocab # 9 - due Mon. 3/11
2) Complete Greece Essential Question - see Greece page for link  (pacing recommendation: complete template by Thursday) - due Tues. 3/12
3) Women BF & Slaves BF- due Wed. 3/13

Extra Credits Projects due Tuesday 3/19
AGENDA:
Compare/Contrast Athens vs. Sparta

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

2) Women Poem Activity
3/6
SWBAT:
- compare/contrast the economic systems in Athens/ Sparta
- compare/contrast military life in Athens /Sparta
HOMEWORK
  
1) Athens vs Sparta Military BF - due tomorrow
2) Vocab # 9 - due Monday  
3) Complete Greece Essential Question - see Greece page for link  (pacing recommendation: complete template by Thursday) - due Tues. 3/12

Extra Credits Projects due Tuesday 3/19
AGENDA:

1) turn in signed/corrected quizzes
2) Athens vs. Sparta - Military BF activity
3) Spartan Boot Camp video clip
3/5
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) get Israel* & Greece quizzes signed & corrected - due Wednesday
    
*note: you don't have to correct the open response for the Israel quiz unless your name is highlighted in pink on the quiz itself

2) Complete Greece Essential Question - see Greece page for link  (pacing recommendation: complete template by Thursday) - due Tues. 3/12

Extra Credits Projects due Tuesday 3/19
AGENDA:





Greece Essential Question planning CER template
3/1
SWBAT:
- participate in a class discussion
- discuss the formation, function, and failure of the four forms of government in ancient Greece
HOMEWORK:
get Israel* & Greece quizzes signed & corrected - due Wednesday
  
*note: you don't have to correct the open response for the Israel quiz unless your name is highlighted in pink on the quiz itself

Extra Credit Proposals due Monday 3/4
Extra Credits Projects due Tuesday 3/19
AGENDA:



Oral Discussion Assessment # 4 - Government

FEBRUARY 2019
2/28
SWBAT:
- compare/contrast the education system in Athens/ Sparta
- compare/contrast the economy in Athens /Sparta
- create a compare/contrast brainframe  
HOMEWORK:
Government Discussion is TOMORROW - finish ENTIRE note sheet (both charts) & CER statements (3 CERs total)

Government Discussion Assessment - Friday, 3/1
Extra Credit Proposals due Monday 3/4
Extra Credits Projects due Tuesday 3/19
AGENDA:
Compare/Contrast Athens vs. Sparta

1) review EDUCATION in Athens vs. Sparta

2) review ECONOMY in Athens vs. Sparta
2/27
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

Government Discussion is Friday - finish ENTIRE note sheet (both charts) & start CER statements (3 CERs total)

Government Discussion Assessment - Friday, 3/1
Extra Credit Proposals due Monday 3/4
Extra Credits Projects due Tuesday 3/19
AGENDA:


1) finish Government notes

2) Discussion prep with partner
2/26
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, 3/1
Extra Credit Proposals due Monday 3/4
Extra Credits Projects due Tuesday 3/19
AGENDA:
Compare/Contrast Athens vs. Sparta

1) Spartan Government Hierarchy notes


2/25
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, 3/1
Extra Credit Proposals due Monday 3/4
Extra Credits Projects due Tuesday 3/19
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
2/15
SWBAT:
- compare/contrast the roles/responsibilities of government in Athens and Sparta
HOMEWORK due Tuesday 2/27:

Athens vs. Sparta Government Compare/Contrast BF - due Tues 2/26

Government Discussion Assessment - Friday, 3/1
Extra Credit Proposals due Monday 3/4
Extra Credits Projects due Tuesday 3/19
AGENDA:

Athens vs. Sparta: Government

compare/contrast reading and activity  
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) Development of Democracy sequencing BF - due tomorrow
2)  check answers to "Beginnings of Democracy" questions - see Greece page for answer key
AGENDA:

1) Democracy Cloze Reading

2) Development of Democracy Sequencing BF matching activity
2/13
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
HOMEWORK:

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

"Beginnings of Democracy" debrief with timeline

2/12
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 people & major events)
HOMEWORK due Thursday:

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

"Beginnings of Democracy"  Say Something Routine
 

2/11
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)
AGENDA:

1) Athenian Voting Activity

2) Democracy Notes
2/8
SWBAT:
- use knowledge of life in ancient Greece to answer various questions on a quiz
HOMEWORK:
 
vocab # 8 (due Monday)


AGENDA:

Intro to Greece Quiz
2/6 - 2/7
SWBAT:
- use knowledge of life in ancient Greece to vote on proposed law
HOMEWORK:
 
1) Finish active study tool & study for Greece quiz
  • click here for criteria/directions
  • this will count as part of your quiz grade
  • due Friday
2) vocab # 8 (due Monday)

Intro to Greece Quiz Friday 2/9
AGENDA:



Athenian Voting Activity
2/4 - 2/5
SWBAT:
- explain how Greeks formed independent city-states
- explain how/why Greeks transitioned from a monarchy, to an oligarchy, to a tyranny
HOMEWORK:
 
Finish active study tool & study for Greece quiz
  • click here for criteria/directions
  • this will count as part of your quiz grade
  • due Friday
  
Intro to Greece Quiz Friday 2/8
AGENDA:


Four Forms of Government Notes

JANUARY 2019
1/16
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:
1) Africa Quotes Project: finish writing & revising
questions # 2/3 & # 4 - final project due Friday 1/18
2) complete group evaluation due Friday 1/18

due Friday 1/25:
3) Greece Map (see answer key on website)
4) Vocab List # 7

Discussion Assessment Friday 1/24
AGENDA:

1) Greek Trading Partners Scavenger Hunt
2) Greek Geography Scavenger Hunt
 

1/15
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:

Africa Quotes Project: finish writing & revising # 2/3 & # 4 - final project due Friday 1/18

Discussion Assessment Friday 1/24
AGENDA:

African History - Analyzing Historical Quotes # 4
1) share your individual templates with group
2) combine notes into MASTER template with group
3) divide responsibilities (who is drafting and who is revising at each step of process)
4) start drafting responses for # 4
 

1/14
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:
1)"Black Kingdoms of the Nile" video sentences due tomorrow
2) Africa Quotes Project individual planning template for # 4 due tomorrow
3) Africa Quotes Project: finish writing & revising # 2/3 due Friday
Discussion Assessment Friday 1/24
AGENDA:

African History - Analyzing Historical Quotes # 2/3:
1) share your individual BFs with group
2) build MASTER BF as a group
3) write responses  
1/11
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:
1) Africa Quotes Project Planning BF for # 2 or # 3 due Mon.

2) "Black Kingdoms of the Nile" video sentences due Tues
Discussion Assessment Friday 1/18
AGENDA:

African History - Analyzing Historical Quotes:

# 1:  Comprehension (defining vocab)  
1/10
SWBAT:
- correct notes about Nubia
- identify key leaders and events in Nubian history
HOMEWORK due Tues:
"Black Kingdoms of the Nile" video sentences


AGENDA:

Comparing Egypt & Nubia:  Review "Black Kingdoms" video & Ch. 10 questions
1/9
SWBAT:
- take notes while watching an educational video
- identify major details about Nubian history
HOMEWORK due tomorrow:  
1) ch. 10 questions
2) Hatshepsut/Thutmose III BF (optional)
 
due Tues:
"Black Kingdoms of the Nile" video sentences
AGENDA:

 
"Black Kingdoms of the Nile" video
   

1/8
SWBAT:
- explain the "danger of a single story"
- make connections between a TED Talk and studying (ancient) history
HOMEWORK due Thursday:
ch. 10 questions

optional:  Hatshepsut/Thutmose III BF
AGENDA:

Danger of a Single Story TED Talk
1/7
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:  
1) revise Egypt Essential Questions using peer editing suggestions & checklist due tomorrow

due Thursday:
2) ch. 10 questions
3) Hatshepsut/Thutmose III BF (optional)
AGENDA:

1) Review Ch. 8 outline
2) Hatshepsut & Thutmose III's family tree
1/4
SWBAT:
HOMEWORK:

1) Ch. 8 outline due Monday
2) revise Egypt Essential Questions using peer  suggestions & editing checklist final due Tues 1/8
AGENDA:

Intro to Egypt Quiz
1/3
SWBAT:
- read each other's writing and give constructive feedback
HOMEWORK:

1) Study for tomorrow's quiz - don't forget to bring in active study tool to show me (must meet criteria)
2) Ch. 8 outline due Monday
3) revise Egypt Essential Questions using peer  suggestions & editing checklist final due Tues 1/8

Egypt/Nubia Quiz Friday 1/4
AGENDA:



Peer Edit Essential Questions
1/2
SWBAT:
- identify the characteristics of ancient Egypt's three kingdoms
- identify key leaders in ancient Egypt
HOMEWORK:
1) Egypt Essential Question due tomorrow
2) Study for quiz
3) finish Egyptian Gods Chart - see Egypt/Nubia page
4) Ch. 8 outline due Monday
Egypt/Nubia Quiz Friday 1/4
AGENDA:
1) updated table of contents
2) Ch. 8 outline: "The Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs"

DECEMBER 2018  

12/20
SWBAT:
- describe how the ancient Egyptian people lived & what they valued
- explain Egyptian beliefs in the afterlife
- identify the gods/goddesses in ancient Egypt
HOMEWORK due Friday:
1) Read Ch. 8 & Lesson Game due Fri.
2) Make active study tool for quiz by Wed Jan. 2nd - click here for criteria
3) Egypt Essential Question - click here for planning page due Thurs Jan. 3rd

Egypt/Nubia Quiz Friday 1/4
AGENDA:


1) finish "Life (& Death) in Egypt" review

2) Egyptian Gods: find your soul-mate activity
 

12/19
SWBAT:
- use notes/textbook to respond to essential questions about ancient Egypt  
- use evidence and reasoning to support a claim
HOMEWORK due Friday:
1) Read Ch. 8 & Lesson Game due Fri.
2) Make active study tool for quiz by Wed Jan. 2nd - click here for criteria
3) Egypt Essential Question - click here for planning page due Thurs Jan. 3rd

Egypt/Nubia Quiz Friday 1/4
AGENDA:


Egypt Essential Questions - Planning/Drafting
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) Lost City video sentences (2-4 sentences per quote on a separate piece of paper) due Wed
2) Finish Social Pyramid notes (see Egypt/Nubia page)
3) Read Ch. 8 & Lesson Game due Fri.
4) Make active study tool for quiz by Wed Jan. 2nd - click here for criteria

Egypt/Nubia Quiz Friday 1/4
AGENDA:



Review "Life (& Death) in Egypt"
 

12/17
SWBAT:
- identify key benefits of Nile River
- identify key achievements of the ancient Egyptians (Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom)
HOMEWORK:
1) Lost City video sentences (2-4 sentences per quote on a separate piece of paper) due Wed
2) Finish Social Pyramid notes (see Egypt/Nubia page)
3) Read Ch. 8 & Lesson Game due Fri.
4) Make active study tool for quiz by Wed Jan. 2nd - click here for criteria

Egypt/Nubia Quiz Friday 1/4
AGENDA:



Review "Gifts of the Nile"  

12/14
SWBAT:
- identify key details about the pyramid builders
HOMEWORK:
1) Lost City video sentences (2-4 sentences per quote on a separate piece of paper) due Wed
2) Make active study tool for quiz by Wed Jan. 2nd - click here for criteria

Egypt/Nubia Quiz Friday 1/4
AGENDA:

Lost City of the Pyramids Video
12/12
SWBAT:
- identify the differences between social classes in ancient Egypt
- describe the population distribution of Ancient Egypt's social classes
HOMEWORK:
1) Gift of the Nile & Life if Egypt - due Fri.
2) Make active study tool for quiz by Wed Jan. 2nd - click here for criteria

Egypt/Nubia Quiz Friday 1/4
AGENDA:

Egyptian Social Pyramid
12/11
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
1) Meso Quiz corrections (again) - due Wed.
2) Vocab # 6 - due Thurs.

Egypt/Nubia Quiz Wed. 12/19
AGENDA:
1) finish Geography of Egypt: The Nile notes
2) Sources of the Nile
3) Resources of the Nile
12/10
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 Tuesday:
1) Egypt/Nubia map (see Egypt/Nubia page for key)
2) Nile Geography questions
3) Meso Quiz corrections (again) - due Wednesday

Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due TOMORROW
AGENDA:
1) Cataracts Video Clip
2) Geography of Egypt: The Nile notes
12/7
SWBAT:
- identify key events/people in ancient Israel's history
HOMEWORK due Tuesday:
Egypt/Nubia map (see Egypt/Nubia page for key)

Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues. 12/11
AGENDA:

Israel's quiz
12/6
SWBAT:
- make observations and draw conclusions based on pictures of locations
HOMEWORK:
Israel Quiz - tomorrow (hard copy of study tool due)
- study for quiz & practice with active study tool- click here for criteria

 
TERM ENDS FRI. 12/7 - all missing work due
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues. 12/11
AGENDA:


"Where in the world have you been?" results

12/5
SWBAT:
- 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) Israel Quiz - Friday, 12/7 (hard copy of study tool due)
- study for quiz & practice with active study tool- click here for criteria
2) Life Cycle of Israel WS due tomorrow

 
TERM ENDS FRI. 12/7 - all missing work due
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues. 12/11
AGENDA:


Gifts of the Nile (reading & questions) - this classwork, not homework
12/4
SWBAT:
- make observations and draw conclusions based on pictures of locations
HOMEWORK:
1) Israel Quiz - Friday, 12/7 (hard copy of study tool due)
- study for quiz & practice with active study tool- click here for criteria
2) Life Cycle of Israel WS due tomorrow

 
TERM ENDS FRI. 12/7 - all missing work due
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues. 12/11
AGENDA:



"Where in the World Have You Been?" activity
12/3
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) Israel Quiz - Friday, 12/7 (hard copy of study tool due)
- finish active study tool today & start practicing with it - click here for criteria
2) Israel Sequencing BF due tomorrow
3) Life Cycle of Israel WS due Thurs
 
TERM ENDS FRI. 12/7 - all missing work due
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues. 12/11
AGENDA:



Life-Cycle of Civilization: Israel

  
       

NOVEMBER 2018
 
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) Finish Israel Sequencing BF due Tuesday
2)  Study for Israel Quiz - Friday, 12/7
3) make an active study tool (due day of quiz) click here for criteria

TERM ENDS FRI. 12/7 - all missing work due
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues. 12/11
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) if you earned 27 pts or less on your binder check see teacher by this Friday to fix it
2)  Study for Israel Quiz - Friday, 12/7
3) make an active study tool (due day of quiz) click here for criteria

TERM ENDS FRI. 12/7 - all missing work due
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues. 12/11
AGENDA:


Israelite Kings Notes
11/28
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) if you earned 27 pts or less on your binder check see teacher by this Friday to fix it
2) Vocab List # 5

TERM ENDS FRI. 12/7 - all missing work due
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues. 12/11
AGENDA:


Israelite Kings Notes
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) *everyone* makes corrections to Mesopotamia Quiz & gets it signed due Wed. 11/28 - see "Quiz Corrections" page for directions
2) ch. 11 outline
3) *everyone* get binder check signed - if you earned 27 pts or less see teacher by this Friday to fix it

due Thursday:
4) Vocab List # 5

TERM ENDS FRI. 12/7 - all missing work due
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues. 12/11
AGENDA:

1) managing homework expectations


2) Israelite Kings Notes
11/26
SWBAT:
- create an outline of a chapter
- identify key events/people in ancient Israel's history
HOMEWORK due tomorrow:  
 
1) read ch. 11 & Lesson Game
Extra Credit PROPOSALS due Tues. 11/27

due Wed:
2) *Everyone* makes corrections to Mesopotamia Quiz & gets it signed due Wed. 11/28 - see "Quiz Corrections" page for directions
3) Ch. 11 outline

due Thursday:
2) Vocab List # 5

TERM ENDS FRI. 12/7 - all missing work due
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues. 12/11
AGENDA:

1) Binder Check

2) Working Day!  Choose either Ch. 11 outline or Vocab List # 5 to work on


11/21
SWBAT:
- create an outline of a chapter
- identify key events/people in ancient Israel's history
HOMEWORK  
 
1) read ch. 11 & Lesson Game due Tues. 11/27

due Wed. 11/28
2) *Everyone* makes corrections to Mesopotamia Quiz & gets it signed due Wed. 11/28 - see "Quiz Corrections" page for directions
3) Ch. 11 outline

Extra Credit PROPOSALS due Tues. 11/27
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues, 12/11 TERM ENDS FRIDAY 12/7 - all missing work must be in
AGENDA:


Ch. 11 outline


 
11/20
SWBAT:
- create an outline following specific outline format
HOMEWORK
 
1) Hammurabi docs corrections due tomorrow
2) read ch. 11 & Lesson Game due Tues. 11/27
3) *Everyone* makes corrections to Mesopotamia Quiz & gets it signed due Wed. 11/28 - see "Quiz Corrections" page for directions

Extra Credit PROPOSALS due Tues. 11/27
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues, 12/11 TERM ENDS FRIDAY 12/7 - all missing work must be in
AGENDA:

1) Clarifying corrections (Hammurabi Docs)

2) Extra Credit

3) Learning How to Outline notes


   

11/19


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:
    
1) make final edits & print Hammurabi - Hammurabi Essay due tomorrow 11/20

2) *Everyone* makes corrections to Mesopotamia Quiz & gets it signed due Wed. 11/28 - see "Quiz Corrections" page for directions
AGENDA:

1) finish Gallery Walk - write reflections on images

2) Debrief Slavery/Racism

3) How to do quiz corrections
   

11/16
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 Tues: finish slavery/racism summary paragraph (paraphrase what is there into your own words)  
_________________________________________
Social Studies:  make final edits to Hammurabi essay Hammurabi Essay Due Tuesday 11/21
AGENDA:

Gallery Walk: Examining Visual Sources
1) Develop statements and leading questions for image as Image Experts

2) Gallery Walk - write reflections on images
11/15


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 tomorrow:  
You were assigned an image in class to answer question about tonight.  Click here for images (if you need a copy of the questions they are the final page of the image document)
_________________________________________
Social Studies due tomorrow:
complete a draft of your Hammurabi essay & print a copy to mark up in class tomorrow

Hammurabi Essay Due Tuesday 11/20
AGENDA:

Discuss primary source as a class & put individual witness of slavery on a spectrum:

1) Dr. Falconbridge
2) Captain Philips
3) Mr. Norris
 

11/14


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 tomorrow:  
read Mr. Norris primary source and answer questions (see Slavery & Racism page if you need a copy)
_________________________________________
Social Studies due tomorrow:
use planning template to create a draft of your Hammurabi essay

Hammurabi Essay Due Tuesday 11/20
AGENDA:

1) finish "say something" for Slave Trade to Civil War to Jim Crow article

2) examine slave trade data tables (exit ticket reflection)

 

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 tomorrow:  
1) finish "say somethings" for Slave Trade - Jim Crow reading
2) read Captain Philips primary source and answer questions (see Slavery & Racism page if you need a copy)
_________________________________________
Social Studies due tomorrow:
complete Hammurabi essay planning template & print it for class tomorrow

Hammurabi Essay Due Tuesday 11/20
AGENDA:

1) questions from Friday

2) read & do live "say something" for Slave Trade to Civil War to Jim Crow article  

3) read & discuss primary source as a class: Dr. Falconbridge
           

11/8
SWBAT:
- debate if Hammurabi's laws were just or unjust using CER
HOMEWORK due tomorrow:
1) group member evaluation (don't forget to evaluate yourself)
First, read and highlight/underline key words in claim and evidence.  Then, look at reasoning A, B & C and highlight/underline any ideas from claim/evidence
  
AGENDA:
1) pre-debate huddle with mini group
2) Hammurabi Debate!
11/7
SWBAT:
- construct a debate argument using CER
HOMEWORK due tomorrow:
1) Mini Debate Group Form Part V   *use big ideas from ALL documents to write an opening statement

2) Polish statements/questions (Part II & III)
 

Hammurabi Debate Thursday, 11/8
AGENDA:
Hammurabi Mini Debate Groups
1) Overview of debate format
2) Prioritizing questions
3) large debate groups work on opening statements

Debate Reminders:  
  • Each person is expected to talk three times in the debate  
  • One person from your big group will give the opening statement (Part V)
  • One person from your mini group will give the opening statement (Part II)
  • Mini group members share responsibility of asking counter-questions (Part III)
  • Part III counter-questions should reference one or more specific laws
11/6
SWBAT:
- construct a debate argument using CER
HOMEWORK due tomorrow:
Work on Mini Debate Group Form - Finish Part I - Part IV
  

Hammurabi Debate Thursday, 11/8
AGENDA:
Hammurabi Mini Debate Groups
1) Share Part III questions and prioritize top 3 questions
2) Work on Counter-Claims (part IV)
11/5
SWBAT:
- construct a debate argument using CER
HOMEWORK due tomorrow:
Mini Debate Group Form Part I - Part III

 
Hammurabi Debate Thursday, 11/8
AGENDA:
Hammurabi Mini Debate Groups
1) Share HW (reasoning for two laws)
2) Revise reasoning
3) Explain Mini Debate Group Prep Sheet
11/2
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) Mini Debate Group Form Part I:  Select 2 laws from your assigned doc to support your arguments.  Optional: bullet all the reasons why each law could help you prove your side (think about perspectives)

 
Hammurabi Debate Thursday, 11/8
AGENDA:
Hammurabi's Code: Was it just?:
1) Doc D -  finish discussion, evaluation & law clarification
2) Document E - discussion, evaluation & law clarification
3) Debate Group Assignments

OCTOBER 2018
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 Fri. -  Doc B, C & D questions (complete sentences)
AGENDA:
Hammurabi's Code: Was it just?:
1) Courts and Judges in Babylon
2) Perspective Taking Doc C & D (pick 1-2 laws and decide if it is fair from 1-2 perspectives)
3) Document D 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 tomorrow:
Doc D & E "say something"

due Fri. -  Doc B, C & D questions (complete sentences)
AGENDA:
Hammurabi's Code: Was it just?:
1) clarifying language in doc C
2) Document C discussion & evaluation
     

10/29
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" (click here for directions for "say something") - do not do the questions for this document
 
due Wed. -  Doc B questions (complete sentences)
AGENDA:
1) What effective communication skills should be used in a discussion?

Hammurabi's Code: Was it just?:
1) Document A & B discussion & evaluation
 

10/26
SWBAT:

HOMEWORK due Monday:
1) Doc A "say something" & questions (click here for directions for "say something")
2) Doc B "say something" NOT questions
AGENDA:

Mesopotamia Quiz
10/25
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:
1) "Active Study Tool" due tomorrow - click here for criteria
2) All late/missing unit work due tomorrow
3) Doc A "say something" & questions (see Mesopotamia page for "say something" directions) due Monday

Mesopotamia Quiz Friday 10/26 - ALL missing unit work MUST be turned in by this day!
AGENDA:

1) Sourcing documents and bias

2) Hammurabi's Code: Was it just?:
  • Document A - "say something" routine
10/24
SWBAT:
- read a document carefully & highlight key information
HOMEWORK due Thursday:
1) Hammurabi Background Questions due tomorrow. - be sure to use your "Answering Questions" reference sheet
2)"Active Study Tool" due Friday 10/26 - click here for criteria

Mesopotamia Quiz Friday 10/26 - ALL missing unit work MUST be turned in by this day!
AGENDA:

1) Justice Activity

2) Hammurabi's Code: Was it just?:
  • Background Essay (highlighting)
  
  
Progress reports are coming soon! Make-up any missing work ASAP!!!

10/22
SWBAT:
- explain the "Life Cycle" of a Civilization - how empires rise and fall
- identify the key leaders and details for the major empires of Mesopotamia
HOMEWORK:
1) Mesopotamia video (AZ Smith) sentences due Wed. - be sure to use your "Answering Questions" reference sheet
2)"Active Study Tool" due Friday 10/26 - click here for criteria

Mesopotamia Quiz Friday 10/26 - ALL missing unit work MUST be turned in by this day!
AGENDA:

1) Peer assessment of writing - review of Answering Questions reference sheet

2) Life Cycle of Civilization in Mesopotamia - practice

   

10/19
SWBAT:
- explain the "Life Cycle" of a Civilization - how empires rise and fall
- identify the key leaders and details for the major empires of Mesopotamia
HOMEWORK:
1) Mesopotamia video (AZ Smith) sentences due Tues.
2)"Active Study Tool" due Friday 10/26 - click here for criteria

Mesopotamia Quiz Friday 10/26 - ALL missing unit work MUST be turned in by this day!
AGENDA:

1) Binder organization

2) Life Cycle of Civilization in Mesopotamia - practice

10/18
SWBAT:
- take notes from video
- identify the contributions and achievements made by the first civilizations located in ancient Mesopotamia
HOMEWORK due Friday:
1) Read ch. 6 and complete online "Lesson Game" - due this Friday
2) Mesopotamia video (AZ Smith) sentences due Tues.
3)"Active Study Tool" due Friday 10/26 - click here for criteria

Mesopotamia Quiz Friday 10/26 - ALL missing unit work MUST be turned in by this day!
AGENDA:



Arizona Smith - Mesopotamia Video
        

10/17
SWBAT:
- take notes from slideshow
- explain the "Life Cycle" of a Civilization - how empires rise and fall
- identify the key leaders and details for the major empires of Mesopotamia
HOMEWORK:
1) Read ch. 6 and complete online "Lesson Game" - due this Friday
2) "Active Study Tool" due Friday 10/26 - click here for criteria

Mesopotamia Quiz Friday 10/26
AGENDA:
1) finish Empires of Mesopotamia Slideshow Notes
2) "Active Studying"
   

10/16
SWBAT:
- take notes from slideshow
- explain the "Life Cycle" of a Civilization - how empires rise and fall
- identify the key leaders and details for the major empires of Mesopotamia
HOMEWORK due Wednesday:
1) Sumer Categorizing BF
2) Vocab # 4
AGENDA:
Empires of Mesopotamia Slideshow Notes

10/15
SWBAT:
- take notes from slideshow
- explain the "Life Cycle" of a Civilization - how empires rise and fall
- identify the key leaders and details for the major empires of Mesopotamia
HOMEWORK due Tues:
Mesopotamia Map
(see Mesopotamia page for answer key)

due Wednesday:
1) Sumer Categorizing BF
2) Vocab # 4
AGENDA:


Empires of Mesopotamia Slideshow Notes
10/12
SWBAT:
- use ancient artifacts as evidence to explain why Sumer is considered a civilization
- 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 Tues:
Mesopotamia Map (see Mesopotamia page for answer key)

due Wednesday:
Sumer Categorizing BF (this weekend just try to match all the details to the correct characteristics - don't make the frame until we review in class)
AGENDA:
1) Review "Land Between Two Rivers"
- irrigation video
- add to city-state definition (w/ visual)

2) Sumer Categorizing BF matching activity
10/11
SWBAT:
- use ancient artifacts as evidence to explain why Sumer is considered a civilization
- 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 Tomorrow:
Land Between Two Rivers worksheet

HOMEWORK due Tuesday:
Mesopotamia Map (see Mesopotamia page for answer key)
AGENDA:
1) Analyzing Ancient Sumerian Artifacts Activity - Presentations

2) Land Between Two Rivers - read and answer questions
10/10
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 Thursday:

vocab list # 3
AGENDA:
Analyzing Ancient Sumerian Artifacts Activity (observations, interpretations, and connections to the Six Characteristics)
10/9
SWBAT:
- translate the meaning of each characteristic
- find an example to match each characteristic
- define the Six Characteristics of Civilization
HOMEWORK due Wednesday:
finish any missing work (or work that needs to be corrected)
due Thursday
vocab list # 3
AGENDA:
Six Characteristics of Civilization
1) Translation notes
2) Examples
10/5
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 due Wednesday:
finish any missing work (or work that needs to be corrected)

AGENDA:

Early Humans through First Farmers Discussion
10/4
SWBAT:
- write statements responding to focus areas/subtopics to prepare for upcoming class discussion assessment
- use notes to find evidence to support claims
HOMEWORK due Tomorrow:
three completed CER statements and notes for discussion

Discussion Assessment # 1: Early Humans through First Farmers TOMORROW Oct. 5th
AGENDA:

Discussion Prep:
1) sharing notes
2) creating claims
3) finding supportive evidence
10/2
SWBAT:
- write statements responding to focus areas/subtopics to prepare for upcoming class discussion assessment
- use notes to find evidence to support claims
HOMEWORK due Thursday:
1) finish notes section on discussion prep sheet
2) "Mankind" video sentence (use "Mankind" notes from class today - link to film on Early Humans page)

Discussion Assessment # 1: Early Humans through First Farmers Friday Oct. 5th
AGENDA:

Discussion Prep:
1) Intro to assessment
2) Identifying resources
10/1
SWBAT:
- use quotes to take notes while watching a movie
- explain how humans evolved from hunter/gatherers to farmers
HOMEWORK due Thursday:
"Mankind" video sentence (use "Mankind" notes from class today - link to film on Early Humans page)

Discussion Assessment # 1: Early Humans through First Farmers Friday Oct. 5th *sign-up for a check-in*
AGENDA:

"Mankind: The Story of All of Us" video

SEPTEMBER 2018

9/28
SWBAT:
- use a document to answer an open response question (on-demand writing)
HOMEWORK - Due Monday:

finish reading and annotating "Why Study History" article from class

Discussion Assessment # 1: Early Humans through First Farmers Friday Oct. 5th *sign-up for a check-in*
AGENDA:

Document Based Question (DBQ):
Why is it important to study history?

9/27
SWBAT:
- read and article and highlight one "take away" from each paragraph
- annotate an article by writing one question you have next to each paragraph
HOMEWORK:

finish reading and annotating "Why Study History" article from class

Discussion Assessment # 1: Early Humans through First Farmers Friday Oct. 5th *sign-up for a check-in*
AGENDA:

read "Why Study History" article
- highlight one "take away" from each paragraph
- write one question you have next to each paragraph

9/26
SWBAT:
- explain how humans evolved from hunter/gatherers to farmers
- explain how farming changed life for humans
HOMEWORK:
prep for discussion by studying all early humans & Agricultural Revolution work

Discussion Assessment # 1: Early Humans through First Farmers Friday Oct. 5th *sign-up for a check-in*
AGENDA:

1) update table of contents/organize binder

2) Agricultural Revolution Notes

9/25
SWBAT:
- explain how humans evolved from hunter/gatherers to farmers
- explain how farming changed life for humans
HOMEWORK due Wed:
finish ch. 3 questions  

Discussion Assessment # 1: Early Humans through First Farmers Friday Oct. 5th *sign-up for a check-in*
AGENDA:

Agricultural Revolution Notes

9/24
SWBAT:
- explain how humans evolved from hunter/gatherers to farmers
- write complete sentences using specific examples from text to support claim
- explain how farming changed life for humans
HOMEWORK due Tues:
Paleo vs. Neo BF (Paleolithic & Neolithic Brainframe) - see Early Humans page for template -formatting matters!

HOMEWORK due Wed:
finish ch. 3 questions  

Discussion Assessment # 1: Early Humans through First Farmers Friday Oct. 5th *sign-up for a check-in*
AGENDA:
1) finalize Paleo vs Neo BF questions & review compare/contrast formatting

2) ch. 3 questions
     

9/21
SWBAT:
- compare and contrast the Paleolithic and Neolithic eras
HOMEWORK due Monday:
revise claims on google docs (click here)

due Tues:
Paleo vs. Neo BF (Paleolithic & Neolithic Brainframe) - see Early Humans page for template
AGENDA:

1) read chapter 3

2) Paleo vs. Neo compare/contrast brainframe activity
 

9/20
SWBAT:
- write a strong claim and answer questions thoroughly using a checklist
- identify key details about the evolution of early man
- identify and define types of dating and sources
- give examples for each type of source
- explain/demonstrate how a timeline works
HOMEWORK due Friday:
1) Africa Map  
2) Vocab List #2

due Monday:
revise claims on google docs (click here)
AGENDA:

1) Writing Claims & Answer Questions checklists

2) Understanding BCE/CE - Dates & Timelines
 

9/18
SWBAT:
- identify key details about the evolution of early man
- identify and define types of dating and sources
- give examples for each type of source
- explain/demonstrate how a timeline works
HOMEWORK due Thursday:
read ch. 2 & complete "Lesson Game" (online textbook)

*Note: read BEFORE doing the "Lesson Game."  Treat the "Lesson Game" as an open note/book quiz, you must earn 80% or higher on the game.  See me if you need to reset the game

due Friday:
1) Africa Map  
2) Vocab List #2
AGENDA:

1) Ardi, Evolution & Historical Evidence notes

2) Understanding BCE/CE notes
  

9/17
SWBAT:
- create a list of questions based on a prompt (image)
- take notes from a slideshow
- identify key details about the evolution of early man
HOMEWORK due Thursday:
read ch. 2 & complete "Lesson Game" (online textbook)

* Read BEFORE doing the "Lesson Game."  Treat the "Lesson Game" as an open note/book quiz, you must earn 80% or higher on the game.  See me if you need to reset the game.
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

 

9/14
SWBAT:
- explain different perspectives cause different versions of events
- explain why it is important to recognize bias when studying history
- create a list of questions based on a prompt (image)
HOMEWORK due Monday:

1) study vocab # 1
2) take survey (click here)
AGENDA:
1) Perspective Taking: lunch room fight scenario
presentations & discussion

2) Question Formulation Technique (QFT): Arid
 

9/13
SWBAT:
HOMEWORK due Friday:

Vocab List # 1 (only use the definitions given to you on the list or in the textbook, no outside sources)
AGENDA:
1) Success in 7th grade social studies - Presentations

2) Perspective Taking: lunch room fight scenario
small group discussions

9/12
SWBAT:
- correctly complete a vocabulary assignment
- analyze data and advice from pervious 7th graders about being successful in social studies
HOMEWORK due Friday:

Vocab List # 1 (only use the definitions given to you on the list or in the textbook, no outside sources)

AGENDA:
1) How to complete a vocabulary assignment
2) Success in 7th grade social studies
  • Assign jobs
  • Analysis/Discussion  

9/11
SWBAT:
- define Multiple Intelligences
- rank learning preferences
- register for online textbook
HOMEWORK due Friday:

Vocab List # 1 (tonight you can look up definitions but do not start assignment since specific directions will be given in class tomorrow)

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

9/7
SWBAT:
- clarify class expectations
- define Multiple Intelligences
- rank learning preferences
HOMEWORK:

no new homework
AGENDA:
1) other "need to knows" about class
  • waterfall
  • signing out
  • pencil sharpener trick
  • website/extra copies bin
  • late homework policy
  • extra help
  • getting dismissed from class
  • NO FOLDERS
2) Multiple Intelligences - ranking learning preferences

9/6
SWBAT:
- identify the expectations of the class
HOMEWORK due Friday:
1) get lock for locker
2) get agenda book
3) get 3 inch binder and label 3 tabs for social studies (see orange class contract for details)
4) get orange class contract signed by parent/guardian
AGENDA:
1) Listening Skills Quiz - reveal
2) Class Contract - Year Overview

9/5
SWBAT:
- identify the expectations of the class
HOMEWORK due Friday:
1) get lock for locker
2) get agenda book
3) get 3 inch binder and label 3 tabs for social studies (see orange class contract for details)
AGENDA:
1) Listening Skills Quiz
2) Class Contract - Year Overview

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