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Week of June 16th: FINALS

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, June 15, 2014,


M
onday, June 16th

Period 7 and 6 exams Writing Scoring Guide and Discussion Scoring Guide 


Tuesday, June 17th

Period 5 and 4 exams 

Wednesday, June 18th: 
Period 3 and 2 exams

Thursday, June 19th: 
Period 1 Exam ~ Buses arrive at 9:30


Friday, June 20th

Make Up Day 

Thank you for a wonderful year!  Have a fantastic summer! 

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Week of June 9th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, June 8, 2014,

 
M
onday, June 9th: 

Classwork: Library to work on Final Projects
Homework: 
Continue to work on 
Final Projects,  due June 13th. Current Events for Friday. 

Tuesday, June 10th
Classwork: Period 1,4,6: Time to work on Final Projects,  due June 13th. 
Homework:
 Current Events for Friday. 

Wednesday, June 11th: 
Classwork: Periods 4,6:  Time to work on finals. 
Homework: Current events and Final Projects for Friday. 

Thursday, June 12th
Classwork:
  Time to work on finals.  
Homework
 Current events an...

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Week of June 2nd:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, June 1, 2014,

 
M
onday, June 2nd:

Classwork: Notes, reading and discussion on the French Revolution.  Clips on the French Revolution.
Homework:
Continue to work on
Final Projects,  due June 13th.

Tuesday, June 3rd
Classwork: Period 1,4,6: Time to work on Final Projects,  due June 13th. For the next block: definitions of each of the top ten due.
Homework:
Definitions of each of the top ten due next block. Current Events for Friday.

Wednesday, June 4th:
Classwork: Periods 4,6:  Definitions of each of the top...

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Week of May 26th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Monday, May 26, 2014,

 
M
onday, May 26th
: Memorial Day 

Tuesday, May 27th
Classwork: Period 1,4,6: Introduction to and time to work on Final Projects,  due June 13th. 
Homework:
 Current events and rough draft of top 10 list for Friday. 

Wednesday, May 28th:
Classwork: Periods 4,6:  Intro to Age of Revolutions
Homework: Current events and and rough draft of top 10 list for Friday

Thursday, May 29th: Prevention Walk
Classwork:
  Periods 1,4:   Intro to/Continue Age of Revolutions 
Homework
 Current events for tomorrow and ...

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Week of May 19th: NECAP Testing

Posted by Jennifer Given on Friday, May 16, 2014,

 
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onday, May 19th
: NECAPs
Classwork: 
Periods 1,4,6: Complete video on the Dark Ages (as needed).  Class notes and discussion on the black death. 
Homework:  Current events and DBQ assignment for Friday. 

Tuesday, May 20th: NECAPs
Classwork: Period 1,4,6: Complete  Class notes on black death as needed.  Introduction to the Enlightenment. Group DBQ: Europe. 
Homework:
 Current events and DBQ assignment for Friday. 

Wednesday, May 21st: NECAPs
Classwork: Periods 4,6:  Introduction to the Enlightenment. ...

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Week of May 12th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, May 11, 2014,

 
M
onday, May 12th
: NO PERIOD 6 (Guest Speaker, Chris Herren) 
Classwork: 
Periods 1,4: Continue/Complete Asia Peace Talks. 
Homework: No homework. 

Tuesday, May 13th
Classwork: Period 1,4,6: Continue/Complete Asia Peace Talks. Reflection.  Intro to Europe. 
Homework:
 Europe Map due tomorrow for periods 4 and 6. 

Wednesday, May 14th: 
Classwork: Periods 4,6:  Intro to Europe. Class notes, discussion and map work. 
Homework: Europe Maps due for period 1. 

Thursday, May 15th: EARLY RELEASE
Classwork:
  Pe...

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Week of May 5th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, May 4, 2014,


Monday, May 5th: 
Classwork: Periods 1,4, 6: Library to work on Asia Peace Talks. 
Homework:  Continue to work on Asia Peace Talks. 

Tuesday, May 6th: 
Classwork: Periods 1,4, 6: Library research on Asia Peace TalksCollaborate on possible issues and solutions. 
Homework: Continue to work on Peace Talks. 

Wednesday, May 7th

Classwork: Periods: 4, 6: Begin Peace Talks. 
Homework:  

Thursday, May 8th

Classwork: Periods 1,4: Begin/continue Peace Talks. 
Homework: Extra Credit: Watch Frontline's Secret...
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Week of April 21st:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Friday, April 18, 2014,


Monday, April 21st:
Classwork:  Introduction and prep for Asia Peace Talks. Create class questions and define concept maps.
Homework:  Current Events on Friday Concepts maps also due Friday.

Tuesday, April 22nd:
Classwork: Periods 1,4, 6: Begin research on Asia Peace Talks.
Homework: Current Events for Friday.  Concepts maps also due Friday.

Wednesday, April 23rd
:

Classwork: Periods: 4, 6: Continue to research for Asia Peace Talks. Work on concept maps.
Homework: Current Events for Friday. ...
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Week of April 14th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, April 13, 2014,


                                      North Korea at night (satellite image)

Monday, April 14th:
Classwork:  Guest speaker on China
Homework:  Current Events on Friday

Tuesday, April 8th:
Classwork: Periods 1,4, 6: Class notes and discussion: Korea. Begin Inside North Korea
Homework: Current Events for Friday.

Wednesday, April 9th
:

Classwork: Periods: 4, 6: View Inside North Korea
Homework: Current Events for Friday.

Thursday, April 10th
:
Classwork: Period 1 and 4: Finish Inside North Korea
H...
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Week of April 7th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Friday, April 4, 2014,


Monday, April 7th:
Classwork:  Asia Projects presentations begin. Asia Projects Rubric
Homework: Current Events for Friday. 

Tuesday, April 8th:

Classwork: Periods 1,4, 6: Asia Projects presentations continue.
Homework: Current Events for Friday.

Wednesday, April 9th
:

Classwork: Periods: 4, 6: Finish presentations.
Homework: Current Events for Friday.

Thursday, April 10th
:
Classwork: Period 1 and 4: Finish presentations (as needed)
Homework: Current Events for tomorrow.

Friday, April 11th:
Cla...
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Week of March 31st:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, March 30, 2014,

                                                                    Lhasa, Tibet
                                                                                
Monday, March 31st:
Classwork:  Class notes and discussion: China and Tibet
Homework: Review for Friday's quiz. Continue to work on Asia Projects

Tuesday, April 1st:

Classwork: Periods 1,4, 6: Time to work on Asia Projects
Homework: Review for Friday's quiz. Continue to work on Asia Projects

Wednesday, April 2nd
:

Classwork: Periods: 4, ...
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Week of March 24th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, March 23, 2014,

                                                                                 Forbidden City, China

Monday, March 24th:
Classwork: Complete video clips on Terracotta Warriors. Intro to Asia Projects
Homework: Current Events for Friday.

Tuesday, March 25th:

Classwork: Periods 1,4, 6: Time to work on Asia Projects
Homework: Reading on Chinese dynasties for next block.

Wednesday, March 26th
:

Classwork: Periods: 4, 6: Discuss reading. Class notes and discussion: Middle ages - Asia
Homework: Curr...
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Week of March 17th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, March 16, 2014,


Monday, March 17th:
Classwork: Complete notes on Buddhism. Review for tomorrow's quiz.
Homework: Vocab quiz on Friday.

Tuesday, March 18th:

Classwork: Periods 1,4, 6: Quiz on Ancient Asia.
Homework: Current Events for Friday.

Wednesday, March 19th
:

Classwork: Periods: 4, 6: Ancient China ~ Class notes and video clips
Homework: Current Events for Friday.

Thursday, March 20th:
Classwork: Period 1 and 4: Ancient China ~ Class notes and video clips
Homework: Current events for tomorrow.

Friday, Mar...
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Week of March 10th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, March 9, 2014,


Monday, March 10th:
Classwork: Work on vocabulary for Ancient Asia. 
 
Homework: Vocab quiz on Friday.

Tuesday, March 11th: TEACHER WORKSHOP DAY


Wednesday, March 12th
:

Classwork: Periods 4, 6: Class notes: Buddhism. Review vocab.
Homework: Current Events, periods 1, 6: due Friday.  Period 4: due Thursday.

Thursday, March 13th
:
Classwork: Period 1 and 4:Class notes: Buddhism. Review vocab.
Homework: Vocab due tomorrow.  Be prepped for quiz.

Friday, March 14th:
Classwork: Vocab. quiz: Ancient As...
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Week of March 3rd:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, March 2, 2014,


Monday, March 3rd:
Classwork: Intro to Asia. Maps and overview of demographics and geography. 
 
Homework: Maps due tomorrow. Label, outline, color maps by GDP.

Tuesday, March 4th:

Classwork:
Maps due.  Notes and discussion: Hinduism. 
Homework: Current Events, periods 1, 6: due Friday.  Period 4: due Thursday.

Wednesday, March 5th
:

Classwork: Periods 4, 6: Finish class notes and discussion, as needed. Webquest: Hinduism.
Homework: Current Events, periods 1, 6: due Friday.  Period 4: due Thur...
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Week of February 17th: SPIRIT WEEK!

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, February 16, 2014,



Monday, February 17th: PJ Day
Classwork: Africa Newscast Assignment due. Webquests also due today.  Presentations begin. 
 
Homework: No homework.

Tuesday, February 18th: Ugly Sweater Day

Classwork:
Continue presentations:  Africa Newscast Assignment
Homework:

Wednesday, February 19th
: Way Back Wednesday (80s -90s)

Classwork: Periods 4, 6: Finish presentations as needed.  Intro to Asia.  Work on maps. Overview of demographics and geography.  Pd. 4: Current Events for Thursday.
Homework: Maps of A...
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Week of February 10th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Thursday, February 6, 2014,


                                                    Map distorted to show HIV prevalence

Monday, February 10th:
Classwork: Work on webquests in class. 
Homework:
Complete webquests and Newscasts.  Africa Newscast RUBRIC

Tuesday, February 11th:

Classwork:
Access to computers to work on Africa Newscast AssignmentAfrica Newscast RUBRIC
Homework: Continue to work on projects. Due 2/12 and 2/13. Current Events for Friday.

Wednesday, February 12th
:

Classwork: Periods 4, 6:Newscasts due.  Begin Pres...
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Week of February 3rd:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Thursday, January 30, 2014,



Monday, February 3rd:
Classwork: Library to work on Africa Newscast Assignment
Homework: Continue to work on projects. Due 2/12 and 2/13.
Current Events for Friday.

Tuesday, February 4th:

Classwork:
Library to work on Africa Newscast Assignment
Homework: Continue to work on projects. Due 2/12 and 2/13. Current Events for Friday.

Wednesday, February 5th
:

Classwork: Periods 4, 6: HIV/AIDS Webquest
Homework: Work on Newscast Assignment. Current Events for Friday.

Thursday, February
6th
Classwork:...
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Week of January 27th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Thursday, January 23, 2014,



Monday, January 27th: Early Release
Classwork: Discuss midterms.  Go over maps.
Homework: No homework.


Tuesday, January 28th:

Classwork:
Finish Hotel Rwanda.  Discussion on the film. 
Homework: No homework.

Wednesday,
January 29th:

Classwork: Periods 4, 6: Begin work on Africa Newscast Assignment
Homework: Work on Newscast Assignment.

Thursday,
January 30th
Classwork: Periods 1,4: Begin work on Africa Newscast Assignment
Homework: Work on Newscast Assignment.

Friday, January 31st:
Classwork: ...
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Week of January 20th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Tuesday, January 21, 2014,


                                                          

Monday,
January 20th: No School

Tuesday, January 21st:
Midterm Exams: Periods 1 and 2

Wednesday, January 22nd:
Midterm Exams: Periods 3 and 4

Thursday,
January 23rd:
Midterm Exams: Periods 5 and 6

Friday, January 24th: 
Midterm Exam: Period 7
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Week of January 13th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Thursday, January 9, 2014,



Monday, January 13th:
Classwork: Midterm prep. Review, discuss expectations, strategies etc...
Homework:
Review for midterms. Exam Review.   Essay tips. 

Tuesday, January 14th:

Classwork:
Current topics in Africa
Homework: Review for midterms.

Wednesday,
January 15th:

Classwork: Periods 4, 6: Current topics in Africa
Homework: Review for midterms.

Thursday,
January 16th: Early Release
Classwork: Periods 1,4: Current topics in Africa
Homework: Review for midterms

Friday, January 17th:
Classwork...
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Week of January 6th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Saturday, January 4, 2014,



Monday, January 6th:
Classwork: Map review and map creation - African nations by date of independence.
Homework:
Finish maps for tomorrow (as needed).

Tuesday, January 7th:

Classwork:
Maps due.  Class notes and discussion: Africa from early empires to the Scramble.
Homework: Current Events for Friday. 

Wednesday,
January 8th:

Classwork: Periods 4, 6: Watch: Guns, Germs and Steel: Africa
Homework: Current Events for Friday.

Thursday,
January 9th:
Classwork: Periods 1,4: Watch: Guns, Germs and S...
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Week of December 30th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Wednesday, January 1, 2014,

Monday, December 30th:
No School

Tuesday, December 31st:

No School


Wednesday, January 1st:

No School

Thursday, January 2nd:
Snow Day

Friday, January 3rd: Snow Day



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Week of December 16th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Thursday, December 12, 2013,



Monday, December 16th:
Classwork: Finish peace talks (as needed).  Work on maps of Africa. 
Homework:
Finish maps for tomorrow.

Tuesday, December 17th:

Classwork:
Africa Atlas work. Time to complete in class.
Homework: Current Events for Friday. 

Wednesday, December 18th:

Classwork: Periods 4, 6: Complete Atlas work as needed.  Complete documentary: The Human Family Tree
Homework: Current Events for Friday.

Thursday, December 19th:
Classwork: Periods 1,4: Complete Atlas work as needed. Complete...
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Week of December 9th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Wednesday, December 4, 2013,



Monday, December 9th:
Classwork:
Check in on projects. 
Homework:
Work on Peace Plans for tomorrow.

Tuesday, December 10th:

Classwork:
Periods 1,4,6: PEACE TALKS!
Homework: No homework.

Wednesday, December 11th:

Classwork: Periods 4 and 6: Continue Peace Talks.
Homework: No homework.

Thursday, December 12th:
Classwork: Periods 1,4: Continue Peace Talks
Homework: No homework.

Friday, December 13th:
Classwork: Periods 1,4,6: Reflections on peace talks.  Work on maps of Africa.  
Homework: No home...
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Week of December 2nd:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Friday, November 22, 2013,



Monday, December 2nd:
Classwork:
Arab Spring reading and discussion. 
Homework:
Work on Peace Plans, agenda due for Friday.

Tuesday, December 3rd:

Classwork:
Periods 1,4,6: Time to work on Middle East Peace Plans.
Homework: Work on Peace Plans, agenda due for Friday.

Wednesday, December 4th:

Classwork:  Periods 4 and 6: Video: How Facebook Changed the World
Homework: Work on Peace Plans, agenda due for Friday.

Thursday, December 5th:
Classwork: Periods 1,4: Video: How Facebook Changed the Worl...
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Week of November 25th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Thursday, November 21, 2013,


Monday, November 25th:
Classwork:
Time to work on Middle East Peace Talks 
Homework:
Continue to work on projects.

Tuesday, November 26th:

Classwork:
Time to work on Middle East Peace Talks 
Homework: No homework.

Happy Thanksgiving!


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Week of November 18th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Friday, November 15, 2013,


Monday, November 18th:
Classwork:
Review modern history of Iran and Iraq.  Introduction to modern Afghanistan.
Homework:
Quiz corrections on government and economic systems due Friday. Current Events for Friday.

Tuesday, November 19th:

Classwork:
Periods 1,4,6: Complete notes on Afghanistan. Clips from 9-11 (news footage).
Homework: Quiz corrections on government and economic systems due Friday. Current Events for Friday.

Wednesday, November 20th:

Classwork:  Periods 4 and 6: Class notes: p...
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Week of November 11th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Thursday, November 7, 2013,


Monday, November 11th: No School ~ Veteran's Day

Tuesday, November 12th:

Classwork:
Quiz: Governments and Economies. Class notes: Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan
Homework: No homework.

Wednesday, November 13th:

Classwork:  Periods 4 and 6: Complete class notes: Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan if needed.  Reading and questions on Afghanistan. 
Homework: No homework.

Thursday, November 14th:
Classwork: Periods 1,4: Complete class notes Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan if needed. Reading and questions on Iran...
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Week of November 4th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Friday, November 1, 2013,

Monday, November 4th:
Classwork:
Periods 1,4,6: Video: East to West: The Ottoman Empire
Homework:
No homework.

Tuesday, November 5th: No School ~ Teacher Workshop


Wednesday, November 6th:

Classwork:  Periods 4 and 6: Complete class notes: Middle East ~ modern divisions. Reading and questions on the division of Israel and Palestine. Review governments and economies vocabulary.
Homework: No homework.

Thursday, November 7th:
Classwork: Periods 1,4: Complete class notes: Middle East ~ modern divis...
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Week of October 28th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Saturday, October 26, 2013,

Monday, October 28th:
Classwork:
Periods 1,4,6: Unit exam.
Homework:
No homework.

Tuesday, October 29th: End of Quarter 1

Classwork: Periods 1,4,6: Class notes and discussion: Middle East in the Middle Ages.  Begin video: East to West: Muslim Renaissance
Homework: Current Events for Friday. 

Wednesday, October 30th:

Classwork:  Periods 4 and 6: Continue video: East to West: Muslim Renaissance.  Begin work on governments and economies vocabulary.
Homework: Work on vocab for Friday. Current Even...
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Week of October 21st:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Friday, October 18, 2013,

                                                                            Modern Jerusalem

Monday, October 21st:
Classwork:
Periods 1,4,6: Begin Presentations: Middle East Project.
Homework:
Begin to review for the upcoming exam (10/28)

Tuesday, October 22nd:

Classwork: Periods 1,4,6: Continue presentations:  Middle East Project.
Homework: Continue to review for the upcoming exam (10/28)

Wednesday, October 23rd:

Classwork:  Periods 4:  Continue presentations: Middle East Project. Period 6: Cla...
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Week of October 14th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, October 13, 2013,


      
                                                            Interior: Dome of the Rock
                                                

Monday, October 14th: Columbus Day ~ No School  

Tuesday, October 15th:

Classwork: Periods 1,4,6: Time to work on Middle East Project. Outlines due and project conferences.
Homework: Current Events for Friday.  Continue to work on projects. Projects due on Monday, 10/21.

Wednesday, October 16th:

Classwork:  Periods 4:  Continue to work on Middle East P...
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Week of October 7th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Friday, October 4, 2013,

                                                          Church of the Holy Sepulcher

Monday, October 7th: 
Classwork:
Class notes: wrap up notes on Judaism.  Intro to Christianity.
Homework:
No homework.

Tuesday, October 8th:

Classwork: Periods 1,4,6: Time to work on Middle East Project. Have a working thesis and draft of your introduction by the end of the block.
Homework:  No homework.

Wednesday, October 9th:

Classwork:  Periods 4:  Continue to work on Middle East Project. Period 6: Contin...
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Week of September 30th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Thursday, September 26, 2013,

                                                                    The Temple Mount

Monday, September 30th: 
Classwork:
Class notes:  Abrahamic Faiths and finish atlas work (as needed)
Homework:
No homework.

Tuesday, October 1st:
Early Release
Classwork: Periods 1,4,6: Class notes: Introduction to Judaism.
Homework:  No homework.

Wednesday, October 2nd:

Classwork:  Periods 4,6: Introduction to the Middle East Project. Time to work on projects.  Due 10.18.  Click here for the score sheet.
Homewor...
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Week of September 23rd:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Friday, September 20, 2013,


'Abraham Casting Out Hagar and Ishmael',
Giovanni Francesco Barbieri.  1657


Monday, September 23rd: 
Classwork:
Maps/Atlas work: Middle East
Homework:
Complete maps for tomorrow.
Maps:
Label nations, Label capital cities (create a key if necessary), Shade in the approx. location of the Fertile Crescent, Color code nations by dominant faith:  Sunni, Shia, Judaism, Christianity

Tuesday, September 24th:

Classwork: Periods 1,4,6: Class notes, reading, discussion: Ancient Peoples of the Middle East
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Week of September 16th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Friday, September 13, 2013,



Monday, September 16th: 
Classwork:
Go over and discuss the Revolutions (Agricultural, Medical, Industrial). Notes and video clips on population growth
Homework:
Review for quiz on Friday.

Tuesday, September 17th:

Classwork: Periods 1,4,6: Begin Guns, Germs and Steel ~ Episode 1.
Homework: Review for Friday's quiz.

Wednesday, September 18th:

Classwork: Periods 4,6: Finish Guns, Germs and Steel (as needed). Map workshop.
Homework: Review for Friday's quiz.

Thursday, September 19th:
Classwork:...
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Week of September 9th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, September 8, 2013,



                                                          World Map: Showing development (HDI)
 
Monday, September 9th: 
Classwork:
Vocab due.  Go over and discuss.  Notes and video clips on population
Homework:
No homework.

Tuesday, September 10th:

Classwork: Periods 1,4,6:  Library Orientation.
Homework: Work on development chart for Friday. 

Wednesday, September 11th:

Classwork: Periods 4,6:  Library Orientation continues.  
Homework: Work on development chart for Friday. 

Thursday, Septembe...
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Week of September 2nd:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Thursday, August 29, 2013,


                                           Map distorted to show population.
                                                                   worldmapper.org
                                              
Monday, September 2nd:  No School ~ Labor Day

Tuesday, September 3rd:

Classwork: Periods 1,4,6:  Class discussion: Demographics. Class notes and time to work on demography unit vocabulary and Middle East and Africa maps.  Directions for Current Events.
Homework: Maps due Friday, 9-6. Curre...
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Week of August 26th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Friday, August 23, 2013,


Monday, August 26th:  Teacher Workshop


Tuesday, August 27th: Teacher Workshop

Wednesday, August 28th: Teacher Workshop

Thursday, August 29th: Freshmen/Transfer Orientation


Friday, August 30th:  1st Full Day
    Classwork: Expectations, syllabus, introduction to World Studies
    Homework:  No homework

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