World History I Info covered in class
date posted - what happened in class day by day
6.20.17 -
6.16.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... work on final project
6.15.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Work on final project.
Today in Block... review for final exam and go over the AP summer assignment.
6.13.17 - Today in Block... Review for the final exam.
Today in 6th period AP HUG... final project.
6.12.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... We worked on Model UN.
Today in Leadership... Finish work on final project.
6.09.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Senior final exams.
Today in Block... Finished film, and collected SOL review packets and the film viewing guide.
6.08.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Senior final exams.
Today in Leadership... Senior final exam.
6.07.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Debriefed about final exam project.
Today in Block... gave students SOL results sheet and handed out final exam review sheet.
6.06.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Shark assignment.
Today in leadership... final project.
6.05.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Shark presentations.
Today in Block... Final review for SOL test.
6.01.17 - Today in Block... 4th quarter test and we went over and discussed the test.
Today in 6th period AP HUG... Finish "after spring" and we worked on the shark tank assignment.
5.31.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Tourism activity and students worked on their Shark Tank assignment.
5.30.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Students looked at the tourism posters and wrote about whether they would visit the country or not. We also worked on the Shark Tank assignment.
Today in Block... Review for SOL.
5.26.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Finished and discussed "After Spring".
Today in leadership... worked on the SOL goodie bags.
5.25.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Watched a documentary on Syrian Refugees called "After Spring".
Today in Block... Quiz on Renaissance and Japan and we went over the BIG SOL REVIEW PACKET.
5.24.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... We watched the documentary "After Spring".
5.23.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Discussed rubrics for assignments, groups met and discussed assignments, and students wrote an article review.
Today in Block... We discussed Renaissance values and the famous peoples chart.
5.22.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Students worked on final assignments.
Today in Leadership... Students worked on their final project.
5.19.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... I collected books, 4th quarter projects (stamped already), and students worked with computers on their assignments.
Today in Block... Students compared and contrasted Japanese and European Feudalism, students read and we discussed why Renaissance started in Italian City States.
5.18.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Guest speaker - Ms. Carlin Pierce.
Today in Leadership... Approval process for final projects.
5.17.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Guest speaker.
Today in Block... Returned and went over test and group DBQs, and we discussed Japan's history and Feudalism.
5.16.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Discussed assignments for the rest of the year, and students worked in the library on their first assignment.
5.15.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... I gave students all the assignments for the rest of the year and they had time/computers to work on the first assignment.
Today in Block... Review, collected vocab, test ch. 13 and 14, and students worked on their group DBQ.
5.12.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... AP test.
Today in leadership... work on final project and help with international club.
5.11.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... We discussed the final exam and last minute items for the test tomorrow.
Today in Block... Finished middle ages, discussed the review sheet, and students worked on a group DBQ.
5.10.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG...Returned and discussed final and other last minute details before the AP test.
Today in Leadership... Final project discussion.
5.09.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Final Exam.
Today in Block... Reading/discussion Magna Carta, finished notes on English and French Monarchs, mini review quiz, and we started discussing what caused the end of Middle Ages.
5.09.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Final Exam.
Today in Block... Reading/discussion Magna Carta, finished notes on English and French Monarchs, mini review quiz, and we started discussing what caused the end of Middle Ages.
5.08.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Final exam.
Today in Leadership... promoting prom.
5.05.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Review for the AP test.
Today in Block... Finish group presentations and discuss the rulers of early Europe.
5.04.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Review for the AP test.
Today in Leadership... Teacher appreciation fiesta.
5.03.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Review for the final exam and AP test.
Today in Block... Discussed the power of the church during the middle ages, looked at religious architecture, and student finished their group work.
5.02.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Review for the final exam and AP Test.
Today in Leadership... Bulletin boards, birthday wall, calendar, and finishing teacher appreciation favors.
5.01.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Collected 4th quarter project, went over practice test II, and students worked on a Unit II FRQ, Unit 3 partner quizzes.
Today in Block... We discussed the Crusades and students worked in groups on Sec. 3, Ch. 14.
4.28.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... We reviewed... FRQ and MC.
Today in leadership... We delivered goodie bag to AP students.
4.27.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... FRQ, Unit content, and MC review.
Today in Block... Map quiz, we discussed Social norms in the Middle Ages, the Feudal chart, and students worked on the Crusades map.
4.26.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Review Unit II.
Today in Leadership... creating and delivering Goodie bags for the AP students (round #1).
4.25.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Returned work, told students what to study for the map quiz, we discussed the Feudalism chart, and students read about social life during the middle ages.
Today in 6th period AP HUG... Returned test and we discussed the FRQs, went over and discussed the practice test, and student took a partner quiz on unit 1.
4.24.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Returned test and we discussed the FRQs, I went over the practice test and we discussed the questions and scores, students worked on a partner quiz, and I showed students an app which can help them get ready for the AP Test.
Today in Leadership... Working on projects for the AP students, administrative assistant week, principle day, and teacher appreciation week next week.
4.21.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Test ch. 12, 13, and 14.
4.20.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Test ch. 12, 13, and 14.
Today in Block... Collected maps, discussed/notes on homework ch. 13, sec. 1, students worked on the section 2 map (invasions), and we discussed the questions regarding the invasions.
Today in Leadership... Students worked on assignments and needed to e-mail results to us by the end of class.
4.19.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Review for the test on Friday (ch. 12,13, and 14), and we started our review for the AP test on Friday May 12th.
Today in Block... Returned work, students worked on a review for what happened after the fall of W. Rome, we discussed their group work, and students worked on the map for ch. 13 (Middle Ages).
4.18.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... w/s with reading on cities, partner quiz on ch. 12 and 13, and I went over ch. 14 (important parts for the test).
Today in Leadership... finished bulletin boards and students started working on new projects for 4th quarter.
4.07.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... TED Talk on ch. 13 and 14, went over urbanization HW, and I went over part of ch. 14 outline.
Today in Block: 3rd quarter test, students worked on their BIG SOL Review Packet, and we started going over some of the pages in the review packet.
4.06.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Finish ch. 13, Bid Rent Theory, and we watched part of 60 on Americans losing their jobs.
Today in Leadership... Finished all bulletin boards.
4.05.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... 60 minutes (loss of jobs in US), finish ch. 13, and activity with Bid Rent Theory.
Today in Block... Went over SOL questions from ch. 9 and 16, collected vocab, test ch. 9 & 16, went over review sheet for the 3rd quarter test, and students worked on the BIG SOL review packet.
4.04.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Returned 3rd quarter projects and finished discussing key issues 2 and 3, ch. 13.
Today in Leadership... Clean up after the dance.
4.03.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Finished key issues 2 and 3, ch. 13.
Today in Block... map quiz and finished ch. 16.
3.30.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Finished ch. 12 and we started ch. 13 (discussed key issues 1 and 2).
Today in Block... Returned work, finished film and discussion on Maya.
3.29.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... We finished chapter 12.
Today in Leadership... Almost there... Sadie Hawkins Dance Saturday 4/1.
3.28.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Collected 3rd quarter project and handed out 4th quarter project. Activity with key issue 2 and we only have one topic left in key issue 4, ch. 12.
Today in Block... We finished ch. 9, worked on the map for ch. 16, and started watching a film on the Mayan civilization.
3.27.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... collected 3rd quarter project, handed out 4th quarter project, and we discussed ch. 12 key issues 1 & 2.
Today in Leadership... Students visited and invited ESOL students to the dance, continued selling tickets during lunch, and students helped with SAGA.
3.23.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Returned current events/ambassador project and we discussed key issues 1 and 2, ch. 12.
Today in Block... Collected vocab, test ch. 8 and 15 (Africa), students finished their in class DBQ about Mensa Musa, and they worked on ch. 9 (early Americas).
3.22.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Test ch. 9 and 11.
Today in Leadership... Sadie Hawkins ticket sale continue and we started putting decorations together along with packets for ESOL students.
3.21.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Collected Ambassador projects and test on ch. 9 and 11.
Today in Block... Finished discussing the West African Kingdoms and Great Zimbabwe in Southern Africa. I went over the SOL questions for Africa and students worked on a DBQ (Mensa Musa).
3.20.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Finished ch. 11, returned tests/quizzes, and we discussed review sheet for ch. 11.
Today in Leadership... Sadie tickets went on sale today and we worked on the ANG bulletin board.
3.16.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Key issue 3, ch. 9 (GDI and GEM), and we discussed 2 articles.
3.15.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Activity with the HDI homework assignment, discussed GDI/GEM, and we looked at 2 articles on gender issues.
Today in Block... told students what to study for the ch. 8 and 15 map quiz, we went over ch. 15, sec. 1, and students worked in groups with their homework from Monday.
3.13.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Quiz ch. 11, intro ch. 9 and activity with Wallerstein world model.
Today in Block... Returned and went over chapters 10 and 11 quizzes, and we discussed ch. 8 (Africa).
3.09.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... finished ch. 11, went over questions from the review sheet and the global economics reading, and we watched a film on Wal-mar.
Today in Block... collected vocab for ch. 11, quiz ch. 11, students worked on ch. 8 (Africa), and we discussed the geography and history of Africa.
3.08.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... We finished ch. 11 and the film on Walmart. I went over review sheet and the reading questions on global economy.
Today in Leadership... Continue work on Sadie Hawkins and students worked on the All Night Graduation bulletin board.
3.07.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Finish Least Cost Theory, activity with LCT, and discuss key issue 4.
Today in Block... Finish ch. 11, discuss SOL questions, and students worked on the review sheet for the quiz on ch. 11, Thursday 3/9.
3.06.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Returned and discussed ch. 8 and 10 FRQ, continue ch. 11.
Today in Leadership... Sadie Hawkins.
3.03.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Collected HW and we discussed ch. 11, key issues 1-3.
Today in Block... Finish and discuss Byzantine DBQ, discuss/notes Mongols, and we started talking about the creation of the Russian Empire.
3.02.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Ch. 11 - key issues 1, 2, and 3.
3.01.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Test ch. 8 and 10.
Today in Block... I went over images for Byzantine Empire, we discussed the formation of early Russia, and students worked on a DBQ for Byzantine empire.
2.28.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Test ch. 8 and 10.
2.27.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Finished ch. 10 and we reviewed for the unit test (ch. 8 and 10) on Wednesday 3/1.
Today in Block... Finished Justinian accomplishments, compared and contrasted Constantinople and Baghdad, discussed the Schism of 1054, and students worked in groups on the formation of early Russia.
2.24.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Finished ch. 10, review for the test, and I went over questions about globalization of agriculture.
2.23.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Returned and went over Kuby and quiz for ch. 8, reviewed different types of agriculture, and we discussed issues facing agriculture.
Today in Block... Collected ch. 10 vocab and HW (ch. 11), returned map ch. 11 and map quiz ch. 10, test ch. 10, and we discussed Byzantine empire under Justinian's rule.
2.22.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Finished presentations on different types of agriculture, we discussed Von Thunen and challenges facing agriculture.
Today in Leadership... Filming and logistics of Gator ball.
2.17.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Collected ch. 10 Kuby reading, students finished work on presentations, presentations and notes on agriculture.
2.16.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Discussed different types of agricultural revolutions and students worked in groups on different types of agriculture.
Today in Block... Students worked and presented in groups material from ch. 10, sec. 3.
2.15.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Notes on different agricultural revolutions and students worked in groups on different types of agriculture.
Today in Leadership... mini projects (Sadie, gatorball, etc.)
2.14.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Ch. 8 Quiz and we started discussing ch. 10.
Today in Block... Collected work, map quiz, and we discussed ch. 10, sec. 2.
2.13.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Quiz on ch. 8 and we started discussing ch. 10 (agriculture).
Today in Leadership... Letter to Dr. Noto, announcements during all lunch for gatorball, bulletin board for Sadie Hawkins.
2.10.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... I went over the Kuby lab, we discussed Gerrymandering, we finished ch. 8, and we reviewed for the quiz on Tuesday.
Today in Block... Essay and the continuation of poetry in history assignment.
2.09.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... We discussed Gerrymandering, went over the Kuby w/s, finished ch. 8, and we reviewed for the quiz on Monday.
Today in Leadership... Advertised Gatorball.
2.08.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Returned and went over the midterm, distributed projects, practiced country shapes and configuration, and we continued with ch. 8.
Today in Block... Returned work, answered questions on in class essay (Friday 2/10), and we started discussing chapter 10.
2.07.17 - Today in 7th Period AP HUG... We reviewed country shapes and configuration, handed out projects and due dates, and we continued with ch. 8.
Today in Leadership... All things Gatorball and counselor appreciation week.
2.03.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... We discussed Border - origin, disputes, shapes, and types.
Today in Block... Quiz on ch. 7 and we finished our prep for the in class essay.
2.02.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... We discussed boundaries - origin, conflict, type, and shape.
Today in Leadership... Students helped around school.
2.01.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG...Finished and discussed Hotel Rwanda, returned and went over midterm, and we started ch. 8 (political geography).
Today in Block... Finished going over the SOL questions for ch. 7, returned and went over ch. 6 test, we discussed the DBQ, and we worked on the in class essay for next week.
1.31.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Finished/discussed Hotel Rwanda, I went over the FRQs, and we started ch. 8.
Today in Leadership... Birthday wall, Science bulletin board, Paige's closet, and students sold tickets for the red out game during all lunches.
1.30.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Midterm - FRQ.
Today in Block... We finished chapter 7.
1.27.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Midterm - FRQ
Leadership... Announcements for AHA and red out game on Friday 2/3.
1.26.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... MC part of the midterm, discussed options for FRQ on Monday, and we watched Hotel Rwanda.
Today in Block... 2nd quarter test, finished discussion of reasons for the fall of India, and we started discussing classical Han China.
1.25.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... MC part of the Midterm and we continued to watch Hotel Rwanda.
Today in leadership... Finishing up advertisement for AHA red out game.
1.24.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Finished presentations, went over the midterm review packet, and we watched Hotel Rwanda.
Today in Block... Went over the 2nd quarter test review sheet, and we discussed Classical India (ch. 7, sec. 1 & 2).
1.23.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Finish presentations, went over questions from the midterm review packet, and we watched Hotel Rwanda.
Today in Leadership... Worked on advertisement for the red out game on 2/3.
1.19.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Collect Ambassador projects, presentations, discuss conflict in the former Yugoslavia, and gender issues around the world.
Today in Block...Went over SOL questions for ch. 6, test (ch. 6) part I and II, and students started working on the 2nd quarter test review sheet and ch. 7 material.
1.18.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Presentations and discuss gender issues with examples from India, China, Sub-Sahara, and Muslim countries.
Today in leadership... Students met with Dr. Noto and they planned the red out for AHA.
1.17.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Presentations, we discussed the conflicts in Lebanon, Great migration (India), Sri Lanka, and we watched Hotel Rwanda.
Today in Block... Finished Rome, went over the review Sheets, and DBQ on the fall of the Roman Empire.
1.13.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Presentations, conflicts in Lebanon, India, and Sri Lanka, and we watched Hotel Rwanda.
Today in leadership... finalized gator ball and students created flyers.
1.12.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Presentations, discussed conflicts in the horn of Africa, and we watched Hotel Rwanda.
Today in Block... We discussed the fall of the Roman Empire.
1.11.17 - Today in 7th Period AP HUG... discussed extra credit opportunities, presentations, conflicts in the horn of Africa, and we watched Hotel Rwanda.
Today in Leadership... We discussed the details of Gator ball.
1.10.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Presentation, discussed conflicts in the former USSR and Rwanda, watched movie - Hotel Rwanda.
Today in Block... Discussed the history of Christianity and students worked on the invasion map for Rome.
1.09.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Presentation, discussed political consequences as a result of the fall of USSR, discussed conflict in Rwanda (I know we need to do more b/c it is confusing), and we started watching Hotel Rwanda.
Today in Leadership... Cleaning/finishing poster boards and planning events.
1.06.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Collected group projects, discussed ethnic distributions in US, De jur and De facto segregation, Brown Vs. the Board of Education and Apartheid, and different types of states.
Today in Block... Returned/went over Greece test, students worked in groups on their sec. 2 outline, discussed the PESCIE for Roman Empire, and we started discussing the history of Christianity.
1.05.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Collected group projects, discussed De jur and De facto segregation, ethnicity within nations, and students read the conflict in Rwanda.
Today in leadership... School beautification.
1.04.17 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... We discussed conflicts in Ireland and ME and tried to come up with solutions. Started ch. 7 (Ethnicity) and discussed differences between ethnicity, nationality, and race.
Today in Block... Overview of Rome, watched film on Julius Caesar, finished the fall of the Republic and the rise of the Empire.
1.03.17 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... We discussed conflicts in Northern Ireland and the Middle East. Intro to ch. 7 (ethnicity, nationality, and race).
Today in Leadership... self-reflection on November/December committee work, voted on charity projects, and students worked in groups to clean and create new bulletin boards.
12.15.16 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Quiz on ch. 6 (religions) and we watched films on the Irish and Israeli conflicts.
Today in Leadership... Holiday party.
12.14.16 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Finished religions presentations, discussed sacred space and religious conflicts in Israel and Ireland.
Today in Block... We discussed the geography of Rome, the Roman Republic, and the Punic Wars.
12.13.16 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Finished presentations on religions, discussed sacred space and religious conflicts.
Today in Leadership... Angel Tree and Paige's closet.
12.12.16 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... We finished presentations on religions and we started discussing religious conflicts (Israel).
Today in Block... Test on Greece, returned work, went over 1st quarter test, and we started discussing Rome (ch. 6).
12.09.16 - Today in 7th Period AP HUG... Reading on Ireland.
Today in Leadership... Angel Tree, Birthday wall, and major clean up in Paige's closet.
12.08.16 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Returned/discussed role of Christianity and Islam in Africa and students continued their presentations on religions.
Today in Block... We reviewed for the test on ch. 5 (Monday 12/12) and we started Rome (ch. 6).
12.07.16 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Returned test, discussed FRQs and questions on the future of Christianity & Islam in Africa, and students continued with their presentations on religions.
Today in Leadership... Students worked in Paige's closet, bulletin boards, Angel Tree, and they collected donation items from various locations in the building.
12.06.16 - Today in Block... overview of Greek history and students worked on a DBQ dealing with Alexander the great.
Today in 6th period AP HUG... Discussed test for ch. 4 & 5, finished notes on religions, and students started their presentations on religions.
12.05.16 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... FRQs for ch. 4 and 5 and student presentations on religions.
Today in Leadership... Charity presentations.
12.02.16 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... FRQ and notes on religions.
Today in Block... PBL exhibits and self evaluation.
12.01.16 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... MC test, collected EC, notes, and students started their presentations.
Today in Leadership... Bulletin boards, birthday wall, and charity drive.
11.30.16 - Today in Block... Students finished their PBL projects and we will have our exhibit on Friday.
Today in 6th period AP HUG... Ch. 4 and 5 MC test and students finished working on their religions' projects.
11.29.16 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Notes on religions and students worked on their religion's projects.
Today in Leadership... Boxes were made and delivered to all departments and offices. Students started the Angel Tree drive.
11.28.16 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Students worked on their religion's projects.
Today in Block... Students continued working on the Greece PBL and I returned their essays.
11.27.16 - Today in 7th Period AP HUG... Group work on religions.
Today in leadership... student committee work.
11.22.16 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... We finished ch. 5 (language).
Today in Block... Day 3 of PBL.
11.21.16 - Today in AP HUG... We finished ch. 5 (language), discussed role of English as a lingua franca and is an official language a good idea.
Today in Leadership... put boxes together for donations, got the angel tree ready, and students worked in Paige's closet.
11.18.16 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... We continued our discussion of language families and branches, isolated languages, extinct and revived languages, and English as a lingua franca.
Today in Block... Students worked in their groups on artifacts for their PBL and they read about society in ancient Greece.
11.17.16 - Today in 7th period... Continued our discussion of language families, language extinction, multilingual states (problems), isolated language, and we finished by discussing English as a lingua franca.
Today in Leadership... Paige's closet: worked on bulletin board and organized the closet, Angel tree worked on cutting out angels and filling out needs for children, pet rescue committee worked on getting info on volunteering.
11.16.16 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Quiz ch. 4, collected Kuby lab, and we discussed language diffusion and the Indo-European language family.
Today in Block... We stared our project based learning with Greece. Students worked on the geography and name of their newly discovered city states.
11.15.16 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Quiz ch. 4, collected Kuby, and we discussed language branches/families
Today in Leadership... Mr. Meir provided our students with a luncheon from Chipotle
11.14.16 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Students finished the Kuby lab and we discussed questions pertaining to the quiz on Wednesday, we started ch. 5 (language), and students worked on a reading on the history of English.
Today in Block... Quarter test, SMARTR goal quiz, and students worked on ch. 5 (Egypt).
11.11.16 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... We finished ch. 4 and started our discussion of language and the diffusion of the English language.
Today in leadership... Students organized and created a poster board for Paige's closet. The Angel Tree committee created their poster board as well.
11.10.16 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Discussed projects, finished ch. 4, and students worked on Kuby lab on cultural landscape.
Today in block... Finished ch. 4, discussed SOL questions for ch. 4, and students worked on the 1st quarter review sheet.
11.09.16 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... We finished ch. 4 and students worked on a Kuby lab about cultural landscape.
Today in Leadership... Students worked in their committees.
11.04.16 - Today in Block... Collected essays, returned all tests and quizzes, and we discussed empire builders and Confucianism.
Today in 6th period AP HUG... Reading on the Amish and we discussed culture in terms of art, food, and architecture.
11.03.16 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Reading on the Amish culture, and we discussed different aspects of culture such art, food, and housing.
Today in Leadership... Computer lab - students worked on their charity PowerPoints.
11.02.16 - Today in Block... Review for ch. 3 quiz, collected vocab for ch. 3, students finished working on the map for ch. 4, and students worked in groups on sec. 2 & 3 of ch. 4.
Today in 6th period AP HUG... FRQs for unit II and we discussed differences between folk and pop culture.
11.01.16 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Finished Unit II test (FRQs), went over Unit I test, and we discussed Folk culture Vs. Pop culture.
Today in Leadership... Paige's closet (clean up), Angel Tree (posters and figuring out of organizations), Gator Ball (working out logistics), and students worked on Hope Poster.
10.31.16 - Today in Block... Peer edit of essays, SOL questions for ch. 3, and students worked on the ch. 4 map.
Today in 6th period AP HUG... Unit II test (ch. 2 & 3), 1 FRQ, and we started discussing Ch. 4 - culture.
10.28.16 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Test Unit II (MC & 1 FRQ) and we started discussing culture.
Today in Leadership... Work in new committees.
10.27.16 - Today in Block... We finished Ch. 3 and we did test corrections for ch.2 test.
Today in 6th period AP HUG... We finished ch. 3 migration.
10.26.16 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... We finished ch. 3 (migration), review, and I went over questions from the review test.
Today in Leadership... Students worked to find a charity they would like to work with and students picked their projects for 2nd quarter.
10.25.16 - Today in Block... We finished going over the essay and I shared the rubric with the students including an explanation of how the essay will be graded. We also discussed Hinduism and started going over Buddhism.
Today in 6th period AP HUG... We discussed quotas, guest workers, and the obstacles they face. Students worked on the Kuby lab on migration.
10.24.16 - Today in 7th period... We discussed quotas/guest workers and students worked on a Kuby lab.
Today in Leadership... Thank you notes and we generated ideas about activities for 2nd quarter.
10.21.16 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... We discussed characteristics of migrants and the 3 different phases of US immigration.
Today in Block... We discussed the body paragraphs of the essay and we discussed Indo-European migrations.
10.20.16 - Today in 7th Period AP HUG... We discussed immigration patterns in US.
Today in Leadership... Guest speakers from the county informed students about the principle selection process.
10.18.16 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... discussion of ch. 3, migration, film "lost boys of Sudan", and characteristics of an immigrant.
Today in Leadership... Clean up school (banners, posters, and flyers).
10.17.16 - Today in Block... Returned work, discussed the take home comparative essay, and we started discussing ch. 3 (migration).
Today in 6th period AP HUG... Quiz population (ch. 2) and we started discussing migration (ch. 3).
10.14.16 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Quiz ch. 2 and students outlined ch. 3.
Today in Leadership... Pep Rally
10.13.16 - Today in Block... review, collect work, test ch. 2, and students worked on ch. 3 map and w/s.
Today in 6th period AP HUG... Film on population in Japan, Kenya, India, and US. We discussed the film and I collected ambassador projects.
10.12.16 - Today in leadership... final touches for homecoming.
Today in 7th period AP HUG... watched film on population crisis in Japan, India, and Kenya. We also discussed solutions and reviewed the review sheet.
10.11.16 - Today in block... We finished chapter 2, I provided students with review material, and we went over study/test taking skills.
Today in 6th period AP HUG... We discussed Thomas Malthus and his critics including the disease stages for the DTM. We finished ch. 2.
10.06.16 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Returned work, discussed Malthus, and diseases in in the DTM stages.
Today in Leadership... Students worked on various projects (handed out passes, sold tickets, took down old posters, painted banners for homecoming and beat south lakes, prices, lunch announcements for bon fire auditions).
10.05.16 - Today in Block... Group work with charts for ch. 2, sec. 1 & 2. I stamped their HW for Indus and we compared and contrasted Mesopotamia with Egypt.
Today in 6th period AP HUG... Discussed DTM and population pyramid. Students worked with examples of both.
10.04.16 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... We discussed DTM and population pyramids.
Today in Leadership... Sold tickets for homecoming, students worked on posters and in committees.
10.03.16 - Today in Block... map quiz, we discussed student writing, background notes on Egypt (located on my website).
Today in 6th period AP HUG... We worked with formulas and students worked with the 2016 Population data base.
9.30.16 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... We discussed formulas and worked with the 2016 population data base.
Today in Leadership... Meeting with parents about homecoming dance, counting ballots, and students worked on birthday wall.
9.29.16 - Today in Block... We finished notes/discussion of the Mesopotamia PESCIE and we started our conversation about Hammurabi's code of law.
Today in 6th period AP HUG... I gave students an example of a good current event write up and we discussed the unit 1 test. We also discussed population distribution and formulas.
9.28.16 - Today in AP HUG... Returned and discussed FRQ/test retakes, went over the 1st quarter paper, and we discussed population formulas.
Today in Leadership... students worked on homecoming ballots, TA lesson, Posters for the halls and for the Pep Rally.
9.27.16 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... Test unit 1, students picked up reading packet that accompanies ch. 2 outline, and we discussed the migration paper for 1st quarter.
Today in Block... I collected ch. 2 maps and ch. 1 comparison write up between Paleolithic and Neolithic time eras, we discussed/practiced PASTA in terms of a historical DBQ, and we started going over the PESCIE for sec. 1, ch. 2 (Mesopotamia).
9.26.16 - Today in AP HUG... Test unit 1, students also received the guided reading packet for ch. 2 and the project for the 1st quarter.
Today in Leadership... Student self evolution and committee work.
9.23.16 - Today in AP HUG... We went over the practice test, Koppen reading, diffusion reading, and we started ch. 2.
Today in Block: Finish test ch. 1, discuss posters from day 1 and notes on Maslow's hierarchy, and I explained PESCIE.
9.22.16 - Today in AP HUG... I went over the Koppen reading, diffusion reading, and the practice test. Also, we started ch. 2.
Today in Leadership... Dance committee met with parent volunteers and the rest of the students worked on posters and PR.
9.19.16 - Today in Block... We finished and reviewed chapter 1.
Today in 6th period AP HUG... We finished chapter 1, discussed the AP exam, and did a review FRQ.
9.16.16 - Today in AP HUG... Collected Koppen worksheet, went over long/lat w/s, and we discussed space and time compression and different types of diffusions.
Today in leadership... we reviewed student committee work and worked on bios.
9.15.16 - Today in AP HUG... Discussed cultural landscape, regions, and space.
Today in Block... Discussed Neolithic revolution, returned maps, and we went over the outline.
9.13.16 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... map quiz, types of maps, technology in geography, long/lat and telling time, and regions.
Today in Block... went over the syllabus, map for ch. 1, notes on early man (pleolithic era), and we started Neolithic era.
9.12.16 - Today in AP HUG... map quiz, maps, technology in geography, and telling time.
Today in leadership... Committee work.
9.09.16 - Today in 6th period AP HUG... discussed supplies, projects (current event and Ambassador), and we started discussing key issue 1, ch. 1.
Today in Block... overview of sartep.com and the textbook's websites, discussion about why we study history/hero, vocab work, and SMARTR goal pre-test.
9.08.16 - Today in 7th period AP HUG... Supplies, projects, reading on ZIKA, and we started ch. 1.
Today in leadership... discussed themes for spirit days, homecoming committees, and students worked on the Vision and Mission statements for leadership.
9.07.16 - Today in AP HUG... Introduction to AP Human Geography through maps.
Today in Block... Students finished/presented their in class project. Students also worked on their expectation letter.
9.06.16 - Today in AP HUG... Intro to AP Human Geography.
Today in Block... Intro and in class project.
Today in Leadership... Intro, icebreaker, T-chart for what worked last year and what needs improvement, and students wrote their expectation letters.
7.04.16 - Have a great summer!
6.22.16 - Today in 7th period... Final presentations.
6.20.16 - Today... 2nd period final exam.
6.17.16 - Today in AP HUG... final presentations
6.15.16 - Today in 2nd period AP... Presentation.
Today in Block... It was an English day.
6.13.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Moved books and talked about world events and how my youth was different in regards to rules.
Today in Block... SMARTR geo quiz, went over answers, and handed out AP Summer assignment.
6.08.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... Project presentations.
6.07.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Final project presentations.
Today in Block... DBQ.
6.06.16 - Today in 1st period AP HUG... Students had the period to look through their assignments.
Today in 7th period AP HUG... 2 groups presented. The rest of the groups will present on Wednesday 6/8.
6.03.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Class survey and I discussed the final project with each group.
Today in Block... We finished discussing feudalism in Japan, students worked on a comparative Chart (Japanese and European Feudalism), and students started their work on the DBQ.
6.02.16 - Today in 1st period AP HUG... Filled out survey and students worked on projects.
Today in 7th period AP HUG... Guest speaker - former Marine and CIO of FBI on anti terrorism.
6.01.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Students organized their Final Exam Day project.
Today in Block... Provided students with their SOL scores and results sheet, returned work, went over the ch. 13 and 14 test, students worked on Japan, and we discussed the questions on Japan.
5.31.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... Students worked on their final exam day activity. I spoke with each group about their progress.
5.27.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Discussed assignments for the quarter, went over the FRQ for 2016, and we worked on group activity.
Today in Block... SOL review.
5.26.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... I discussed the assignments in 4th quarter, we went over the FRQ from the AP exam, and we started our Geography activity.
5.25.16 - Today in Block... SOL review.
Today in 2nd period... Ambassador project activity.
5.24.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... Ambassador activity.
Today in Block... I went over the famous people of Renaissance and students took the released 2013 SOL test.
5.23.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Article summaries and how they relate to AP Human Geography.
5.20.16 - Today in 1st and 7th... Quiz (magazine articles).
5.19.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Collected textbooks and we finished watching Hotel Rwanda.
Today in Block... intro to Renaissance, test ch. 13 & 14, and students worked on their SOL review packets.
5.18.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... Collected text books, finished Hotel Rwanda and I collected the viewing guides.
5.17.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... discussed assignments for the rest of the quarter and we watched Hotel Rwanda.
Today in Block... SOL review quiz, finished ch. 14, discussed SOL questions and review sheet questions, and we started going over the SOL review packet.
5.16.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... Collected 4th quarter project, give students their final exam day activity, and we watched Hotel Rwanda.
5.12.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... Reviewed ch. 12 & 13 and we worked on FRQs.
5.11.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... We reviewed using FRQs.
Today in Block... During stinger we worked on setting up notebooks for ch. 9, 16, and 13. Students worked on their SOL review packets and we went over the 3rd quarter tests. During class we discussed the Crusades and the changes they brought to Europe during the Middle Ages.
5.10.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... Review economic geography.
5.09.16 - Today in 2nd Period AP HUG... Review economic geography.
Today in Block... SOL review and we discussed crusade map and the reforms with church.
5.05.16 - Today in 2nd period AP... We reviewed Agriculture, people, and maps.
Today in Block... Quiz map for ch. 13, we discussed how men and women behaved in middle ages, and we discussed the role of the church.
5.04.16 - Today in 1st period AP HUG... I returned and went over ch. 9, 11, 12, and 13 test and we reviewed for the AP exam (People and ch. 10 - agriculture).
Today in 7th period AP HUG... Final exam (FRQ).
5.03.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Final exam (MC) and I returned and we went over ch. 9, 11, 12, and 13 test.
Today in Block... We discussed the feudal chart, handout on Church activities, and students worked with their outlines.
5.02.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... 1st period took part I of the final exam (FRQ). 7th period took the MC for the practice test. We went over ch. 9, 11, 12, and 13 test.
Today in Block (5th period)... we finished sec. 1, ch. 13, students worked on the map for sec. 2, we discussed the Viking invasions, and we started looking at the Feudal structure.
4.29.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Final Exam (FRQ)
Today in Block (5th period)... We discussed section 1, ch. 13 and students took the 3rd quarter.
4.28.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... practice AP test.
Today in Block... We finished discussing Frankish kings, students worked on a map for sec. 2, we discussed Viking invasions, and we started Feudalism.
4.27.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Review for the AP and final exam.
Today in Block (6th period)... We discussed Frankish kings, students took the 3rd quarter test, and they worked on their map for ch. 13.
4.26.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... Student wrote the FRQ portion of ch. 9, 11, 12, and 13 test. I also give students review material and their AP score on their take home test.
4.25.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... FRQs for ch. 9, 11, 12 an 13.
Today in Block... Test ch. 9 and 16, I went over the 3rd Quarter review sheet, and students worked on MA maps.
4.20.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Test (MC part) ch. 9, 11, 12, and 13. Students went over their take home practice test.
Today in Block... We finished ch. 16, went over review sheet, and we started Middle Ages.
4.19.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... Partner ch. 1 review packet and 2008 FRQs (all 3). I went over the answers for the partner review packet and students graded their own FRQs using the AP scoring guide.
4.18.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... We reviewed for the AP test (unit 1 quiz and 2008 FRQS). Today in Block... Finished film on Maya, discussed film and filled in w/s for Maya. We also finished discussing the Aztec except for their fall.
4.15.16 - Today in 1st and 7th period AP HUG... I went over the homework from Wednesday, Quiz on ch. 12 and 13 (I also went over the answers with the class), review material for ch. 12 and 13, I handed out ch. 14 outline (I went over what to read/know), and students worked on Unit 1 review.
4.14.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... I went over their homework from Tuesday, quiz ch. 12 and 13, I handed out the outline for ch. 14 (our last chapter) and told them what to look at, review material for ch. 12 and 13 (map and chart), and students worked in groups of 2 on the review packet for unit 1.
Today in Block... returned ch. 9 maps, I went over sec. 1, ch. 16, and we watched a film on the Mayans.
4.13.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HU... Review sheet for ch. 12 and 13 quiz, I collected HW, and we finished ch. 13 (urbanization).
4.12.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... handouts, review sheet for ch. 12 and 13, and we finished ch. 13.
Today in Block... we finished ch. 9 and students started to work on ch. 16.
4.11.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... students were given their 4th quarter project, a practice AP test, and due dates for the tests. We also finished key issues 1 and 2, ch. 13.
4.08.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Review of Bid-Rent Theory and Primate cities and we discussed key issues 1 & 2, ch. 13.
Today in Block... SOL review of ch. 8 & 15, test ch. 8 & 15, and students worked on their DBQs or ch.9 (Americas).
4.07.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... We finished ch. 12 and started ch. 13.
4.06.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... We finished ch. 12.
Today in Block... We finished discussing ancient Africa and students were given their instructions for the DBQ on Mansa Musa's Hajj.
4.05.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... Collected all 3 projects, quiz ch. 9, and we discussed Central Place Theory and the Gravity Model with activities.
4.04.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Quiz ch. 9 and we continued with ch. 12 (Central Place Theory and the Gravity Model).
Today in Block... students worked on group posters, students took notes from the posters, class discussion on patterns between the W. Coast African Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhai.
4.01.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... We finished discussing ch. 9, read the article on "foreign help", and we started ch. 12.
Today in Block... We finished going over the kingdom of Aksum, sec. 1, ch. 15, and students worked in groups on ch. 15.
3.31.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Finished Gender Index of development and we started discussing key issue 4, ch. 9.
Today in Block... Quiz on ch. 11, collected ch. 11 vocab, group work on sec. 2 and 3 of ch. 9, and we started discussing the Bantu migration.
3.30.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... We discussed key issue 4, ch. 9 (policies and funding for LDCs in order to develop).
3.29.16 - Today in 2nd period AP... Activity with HDI and we started going over GDI and GEM (gender economic and political power).
Today in Block... We reviewed ch. 11 and discussed the geography of Africa and some history from ancient Africa.
3.18.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... I went over the Kuby lab on HDI, we discussed gender's role in development, and we started key issue 4 ch. 9.
3.17.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Ch. 11 Quiz, we discussed HDI, and students worked with the Wallerstein's model.
3.16.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... ch. 11 quiz and students worked with data to find out several countries' economic human welfare index.
3.15.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... practice FRQ and we finished ch. 11.
Today in Block... map quiz ch. 11, students worked on the formation of Russia, we discussed the formation of Russia, and students took notes on the Mongols.
3.14.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... practice FRQ, key issue 1, ch. 9, and we worked with Wallerstein's model.
3.11.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... We finished key issue 3, ch. 11.
Today in Block... We finished discussing the Byzantine empire and its fall.
3.10.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... Activity with Weber's model and we finished chapter 11.
3.09.16 - Today in 2nd period AP Human Geography... I returned and went over the test, I collected homework assignments, and we discussed key issues 1, 2, and 3 (ch. 11).
Today in Block... I returned and discussed the essays with students and we started discussing the Byzantine empire.
3.08.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... Returned/discussed test (MC test correction after school on Thursday 3/10), finished key issue 2, discussed 3, and started 4.
3.07.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Test ch. 8 and 10.
Today in Block... Review ch. 10, go over ch. 10 SOL, collected vocab for ch. 10, quiz ch. 10, returned DBQ for Han and Rome, and students worked on ch. 11 material.
3.04.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... Finished discussing key issues 1-3, ch. 11.
3.03.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Quiz ch. 10, practice FRQ, intro to ch. 11.
Today in Block... Student presentations on the Islamic empire (finished ch. 10).
3.02.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... Test (ch. 8 and 10) and students worked on reading for ch. 11.
2.29.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... Quiz ch. 10, review FRQ and MC for ch. 8 and 10. You can find those items in the AP HUG Unit 4 folder.
2.26.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... We finished ch. 10.
Today in Block... We discussed the Umayyad and the Abbasid Dynasties and students worked in groups on the Muslim society and accomplishments.
2.25.16 - Today in AP HUG 1st and 7th... Finished ch. 10. I will put the outline on my website by tonight.
2.24.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... We discussed key issues 2 and 3, ch. 10.
Today in Block... DBQ on Han China and Rome, group work on sec. 2, ch. 10 and we discussed the Muslim world 632-661CE.
2.23.16 - Today in AP HUG 1st and 7th... Went over Kuby reading, group/class work on different types of Agriculture, and we started discussing Von Thunen's model.
2.22.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Quiz ch. 8 and we started ch. 10 - Agriculture (I gave students notes on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and possibly 4th agricultural revolution).
Today in Block... Quiz ch. 7, collected vocab for ch. 7, and we went over Islam.
2.19.16 - Today in AP HUG 1st and 7th... Quiz ch. 8, notes on different types of agriculture, and group work on agriculture.
2.18.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... review ch. 8, work with state shapes, and we finished ch. 8.
Today in Block... SOL questions ch. 7 and in class timed essay.
2.17.16 - Today in AP HUG 1st and 7th... I postponed the quiz to Friday 2/19, handed out 3rd quarter projects, and we started going over ch. 10 (today we discussed 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and possibly a 4th agricultural revolution).
2.12.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... We discussed and finished ch. 8.
2.11.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Collected Kuby lab, reviewed different types of states, and discussed ch. 8 further.
Today in Block... Map quiz, finished Han China, and we discussed the essay process for an hour.
2.09.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Returned work, Midterm (FRQ part), and we discussed nation states.
Today in Block... Finished Classical India and we discussed Han China.
2.08.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... Midterm (FRQ part), passed out Current event and Ambassador projects, and we discussed different types of states.
2.04.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Midterm (multiple choice part), discussed FRQ questions and we started ch. 8.
Today in Block... discussed DBQ writing, group work on ch. 7, and we started discussing ch. 7.
2.03.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... Multiple Choice test, discussed possible FRQ, and we started ch. 8.
2.02.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Collected current events, ambassador projects, and we finished student presentations.
Today in Block... Review, quarter test, and students worked on ch. 7.
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1.20.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... presentations, and review for the midterm.
1.15.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Presentation and questions on midterm review sheets.
Today in Block... Discussed SOL standards for ch. 6, went over the review for ch. 6, test ch. 6, and students worked on the map for ch. 7.
1.14.16 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... Discussed ethnic conflicts, presentations, and I answered question on the midterm review sheet.
1.13.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... went over stinger review, map work, discussed ethnic conflicts, and group presentation.
Today in Block... Went over Germanic invasions of Rome, notes on the legacy of Rome, and DBQ on the fall of the Roman empire.
1.12.16 - Today in 1st & 7th AP HUG... Finished notes on Ethnicity and Race, map work (in 1st we had a group presentation and in 7th we talked about the conflicts).
1.11.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Notes on chapter 7 (ethnicity) and group presentation.
Today in Block... Discussed causes for the downfall of the Roman Empire and students worked on map of the invasions.
1.08.16 - Today in 1st period AP HUG... Group presentation and notes on ch. 7.
Today in 7th period AP HUG... Discussion and notes on ch. 7.
1.07.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Group presentation and we discussed/notes on race and ethnicity.
Today in Block... Finished going over Christianity, notes on the early spread of Christianity, and students worked in groups on the reasons for the fall of Rome.
1.06.16 - Today in 1st period AP HUG... 2 group presentations, discussed student participation in class discussion, and introduction to the topic of ethnicity.
Today in 7th period AP HUG... Student presentation, intro to ethnicity/discussion, and notes on ethnicity and race.
1.05.16 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Group presentation, film (60 minutes "lessons of war") - Arab/Israeli conflict, and we had a discussion about how to solve the conflict.
Today in Block... Discussed DBQ, reading and notes about life during the Roman Empire, and we started going over Christianity.
1.04.16 - Today in AP HUG (1st and 7th)... Finished presentations on religions, discussed conflict in Israel, and group project presentations.
12.18.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... quiz ch. 6 and group presentation.
Today in Block... Film about Julius Caesar, discussion about his assassination, and notes on life during the empire.
12.17.15 - Today in AP HUG (1st & 7th)...I collected group projects, quiz on ch. 6, and film on the Arab/Israeli conflict.
12.16.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Presentation on Buddhism, Judaism, and I went over the Arab and Israeli conflict.
Today in Block... We discussed the fall of the Roman Republic and the rise/fall of Julius Caesar.
12.15.15 - Today in AP HUG (1st and 7th)... Presentations on Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, and we started to discuss Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
12.14.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Student presentations on Hinduism, Confucianism, and Shintoism. I also handed out review material for the quiz on Friday 12/18.
Today in Block... DBQ on Alexander, notes on early history of Rome, and we discussed the Punic Wars and the Republic.
12.10.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... We discussed Northern Ireland, student presentation on Islam, and we discussed the Sunni and Shia division.
Today in Block... Review, collected vocab (review sheet and Alexander review), and test on ch. 5.
12.09.15 - Today in AP HUG (1st & 7th)... We discussed Christianity (outline), articles (Africa & America), and started the N. Ireland article.
12.08.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... We discussed the distribution of Christianity, articles, and the conflict in Northern Ireland.
12.07.15 - Today in AP HUG (1st & 7th)... we watched a film which overviewed the 5 major religions, and students presentation on Christianity.
12.04.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Overview film on 5 major religions, presentation and notes on Christianity.
Today in Block... We finished discussing Athens' Golden Age, we went over the Peloponnesian wars, and I introduced Macedonia and the role they played in Greek history.
12.03.15 - Today in AP HUG (1st and 7th)... Test ch. 4 and 5.
12.02.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Collected ch. 5 vocab, test ch. 4 and 5, and students worked on group presentations.
Today in Block... We finished discussing the Persian Wars and started going over Athens golden age.
12.01.15 - Today in AP HUG (1st and 7th)... Notes on religions and groups work.
12.01.15 - Today in AP HUG (1st and 7th)... Notes on religions and groups work.
11.30.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... notes on religions and students worked on their group project.
Today in Block... Returned and went over essays, DBQs, and 1st quarter test.
11.25.15 - Today in AP HUG (1st and 7th)... Quiz on ch. 5 and intro to religions.
11.24.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... ch. 5 quiz, intro to religions (ch. 6), and students worked in groups to research assigned religions.
Today in Block... Student presentations on Athens and Sparta.
11.23.15 - Today in 1st and 7th (AP HUG)... We discussed language extinction (reasons for it), how languages are revived, Lingua Franca (English), conflicts in countries with too many languages, and languages in isolation.
11.20.15 - Today in 2nd AP HUG... Discussed Language extinction, revival, conflict and lingua franca.
Today in Block... Students finished their group work and presented their posters while the class took notes.
11.18.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... We went over language families and branches.
Today in Block... We discussed how tyrants moved Athens closer to democracy, students read primary sources on Athens and Sparta, and they worked in groups to present various topics about each city-state.
11.17.15 - Today in 1st & 7th AP HUG... Quiz on ch. 4, we discussed the English language, and students worked on a language map.
11.16.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Quiz on ch. 4, collected work, discussed the English language, and students worked with a map for language families.
Today in Block... we discussed who influenced Greek culture, handout on Greek timeline and gods/goddesses, and students read/answered questions on the development of democracy in Greece.
11.13.15 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... We discussed the Kuby lab and notes on the History of English.
11.12.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... overview of Essay, intro to Greece (what you know and what you want to learn) 1st quarter test, and students worked on Greece HW.
11.11.15 - Today in 1st & 7th AP HUG... We finished ch. 4 and students worked on a reading on Cultural regions.
11.10.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... We discussed food, housing, and clothing in PC. We also discussed cultural imperialism and students read about cultural regions.
Today in Block... Collected essays, finished ch. 4, went over questions from the quarter test review packet, and students worked on a DBQ on the great wall of China.
11.09.15 - Today in AP HUG (1st&7th)... We discussed the Amish culture as part of Folk culture, and the role of food and architecture as part of Folk culture.
11.06.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Reading & discussion on Amish culture, discussed Food and Architecture in Folk and Pop cultures.
Today in Block... Discussed Persians and Qin Dynasty.
11.05.15 - Today in 1st and 7th periods AP HUG... Returned work, discussed assignments for 2nd quarter, and we discussed different aspects of culture including Folk and Pop Cultures.
11.04.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Returned all the work, discussed projects for 2nd quarter, I went over FRQ, and we discussed Key issue 1, Ch. 4.
Today in Block... Collected Vocab for ch. 3 and sec. 2 & 3, Ch. 4, discussed SOL questions for ch. 3, quiz ch. 3, and we started discussing Assyrians and Neo-Babylonians.
10.29.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG...Collected current events, vocab for unit II, extra credit, and students took the test for unit 2.
Today in Block... Finished ch. 3, essay peer edit, and students worked on ch. 4 map.
10.28.15 - Today in AP HUG (1st&7th)... Part I of the Unit test (FRQ), students worked on the gravity model lab, and we discussed their findings.
10.27.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Students worked on the gravity lab, we discussed the general results, and we went over the practice test.
Today in Block... We discussed Buddhism and Judaism.
10.26.15 - Today in AP HUG (1st and 7th)... We watched a film on the migration crisis in Europe, finished ch. 3, and worked on a FRQ.
10.23.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... We watched a film on the Migrant Crisis in Europe, discussed internal migration, and students work on the gravity model handout.
Today in Block... Map quiz, checked student intros for their essay, and we discussed Hinduism and Buddhism.
10.22.15 - Today in 1st and 7th AP HUG... We discussed distance of migration, where do migrants go, and obstacles they face.
10.21.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... We discussed distance of migration, where do migrants go? and obstacles?
Today in Block... I told students what to study for the map quiz (ch. 3) on Friday, we discussed Indo-European Migrations, and students worked in groups to fill out charts for Hinduism, Judaism, and Buddhism.
10.19.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... Returned work, collected migration paper, and we discussed different types of migration and obstacles.
Today in Block... Returned ch. 2 vocab, group work (sec. 1 and 3) ch. 3, and we worked on the AP style essay which will be due next Thursday 10/29
10.16.15 - Today in 1st and 7th pd. AP HUG... Collected Ambassador project, quiz on ch. 2, discussed the population film, and started ch. 3 - Migration.
10.15.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... I collected the Ambassador projects, quiz on ch. 2, we finished/discussed the film on population, and we started discussing migration (ch. 3).
Today in Block... Finished discussing SOL questions for ch. 2, collected vocab for ch. 2, test on ch. 2, and students worked on the map for ch. 3.
10.13.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... We finished ch. 2, I gave students a review sheet for the quiz on ch. 2 on Thursday 10/15 (you can find the review sheet under the AP HUG folder in ch. 2), and we continued to watch the film on population.
Today in Block... We finished ch. 2 and worked on the SOL questions for ch. 2.
10.08.15 - Today in 1st & 7th AP HUG... We finished ch. 2, I handed out the review sheet, and we continued with the film on population.
10.07.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... reviewed DTM, discussed population pyramids, students worked on creating a pop pyramid for the 2 given countries, and answered questions based on their findings.
Today in Block... compared Mesopotamia and Egypt, I handed out the project on RVC, and we started discussing the Indus RVC.
10.06.15 - Today in 1st & 7th AP HUG... Review of DTM, we went over population pyramids and students worked on creating population pyramids using raw data.
10.05.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... review formulas, discuss DTM, and we watched a film on population.
Today in Block... We discussed Egypt and students worked in groups to compare and contrast Mesopotamia with Egypt.
10.02.15 - Today in AP HUG... We reviewed formulas, discussed DTM and started watching a film on population.
10.01.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... We discussed Key Issue #2, ch. 2 and students worked on line with the 2015 data sheet and interactive map.
Today in Block... Map quiz, discussed the PESCIE for Mesopotamia and the code of Hammurabi.
9.30.15 - Today in 1st & 7th AP HUG... We discussed formulas for population trends and what patterns can be seen from them. Students used www.prb.org to work with the 2015 data sheet and world map.
9.29.15 - Today in 2nd period AP Hug... I returned work and we started discussing Unit II (population).
Today in Block... Students worked in groups on the Egyptian and Sumerian River Valley Civilizations, I went over the test, told students what to study for their map quiz on Thursday, and we started discussing Sumerian civilization.
9.28.15 - Today in AP Hug (1st&7th)... Returned and discussed test, study habits, and skills. We started discussing Unit 2 (ch. 2 population) - key issue #1.
9.25.15 - Today in 2nd period AP HUG... I collected current event, vocab, and students tested on ch. 1.
Today in Block... worked on notebooks, compared Paleo and Neo (worked on Assertion, Evidence, and Commentary), returned tests, and students worked on ch. 2.
9.24.15 - Today in AP Human Geo (1st & 7th)... I collected Vocab, current events, and students tested on ch. 1.
9.23.15 - Today in 2nd period AP Human Geo... we finished ch. 1, discussed the free response question, and students received a review sheet.
Today in Block... We went over the ch. 1 SOL questions, I collected vocab and outline, and students took the ch. 1 test.
9.22.15 - Today in 1st and 7th AP Human Geo... Finished key issue 3, ch. 1, discussed article on Africa and we worked on a Free Response Question.
9.21.15 - Today in 2nd period AP Human Geo... practice quiz, we finished key issue 2 and went over key issue 3.
Today in Block... We finished ch. 1 and I showed kids resources on my website to help students study/get ready for the ch. 1 test.
9.18.15 - Today in AP Human Geo (1st & 7th)... practice quiz and we discussed Key Issue 3 (Why different places are similar).
9.17.15 - Today in 2nd period AP Human Geo... I went over the Lat. and Long. w/s, we discussed cultural landscape, regions, and MDCs/LDCs.
Today in Block... I returned maps, group work (comparing Paleolithic and Neolithic eras), we discussed the comparative chart, and finally started going over their outlines for sec. 3, ch. 1.
9.16.15 - Today in AP Human Geo (1st & 7th)... I went over the lat. and long. w/s, we finished discussing the Key Issue 2.
9.15.15 - Today in 1st period AP Human Geo... returned map quizzes, discussed projects, assigned test date, finished key issue one and discussed place and region.
Today in Block... set up notebook, reviewed Paleolithic period, map of migration, and we discussed Neolithic revolution.
9.14.15 - Today in 1st and 7th period AP Human Geo... students received dates for the quiz (9/14) and test on ch. 1 (9/24), I handed out Part I of the Ambassador project, reading on Geo technology, notes on time zone, w/s on longit. and lat., we discussed map projections and Key Issue 2 (place), and we discussed the project for 1st quarter.
9.11.15 - Today in 2nd period AP Human Geo... map quiz, go over article, and discuss ch. 1, Key Issue 1.
Today in Block... go over vocab and discuss early history.
9.10.15 - Today in AP Human Geo (1st&7th)... Map quiz, discussed binder (supplies), and we started discussing Ch. 1, Key Issue 1.
9.09.15 - Today in 2nd period AP Human Geo... Syllabus (overview of the class), Why Geography (general and detail maps), and reading/discussion "Why Geography?" from college board.
Today in Block... Group work PASTA and presentation, procedure for long term homework assignments, overview of my website, and group work on Vocab for ch. 1, sec. 1 & 2.
9.08.15 - Today in AP Human Geo... discussed Syllabus (course overview), why we study geography, and reading/discussion on why we need more geography as a nation.
Today in Block... Syllabus (course overview), supplies, and we started working on PASTA (how to read text/documents in a more analytical manner).
6.27.15 - Have a great summer!
6.16.15 - Today in 3rd period... Final exam.
6.12.15 - Today during 3rd and 7th... I handed out the AP World summer assignment, finished going over the final exam review sheet, and we continued watching our movie dealing with Renaissance values.
6.11.15 - Today in 2nd period... I handed out/explained the AP books and summer assignment to students who are registered for the class next year, discussed DBQ (cheat sheet), and we finished going over the final exam review sheet.
Today in Block... I handed out AP books and explained the AP summer assignment, finished going over the final exam review sheet, and we watched the movie.
6.10.15 - Today in 3rd, Block, and 7th... Discussed their DBQ and students worked on the final exam review sheet.
6.09.15 - Today in 2nd period... We worked on the review sheet for the final exam and started watching a movie which deals with Renaissance values.
6.08.15 - Today in 3rd, Block, and 7th... Worked on the review sheet for the final exam and we started watching a movie which deals with Renaissance values.
6.04.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... DBQ and we worked on the final exam review sheet.
6.03.15 - Today in 2nd period... I collected SOL review packets and we reviewed for the final exam.
6.02.15 - Today in 3rd and Block... We worked on the final exam review sheet.
6.01.15 - Today in 2nd period... We reviewed for the SOL test.
5.29.15 - Today in Block, 7th, and 3rd... We reviewed for the SOL test.
5.28.15 - Today in 2nd period... We reviewed for the SOL test.
5.27.15 - Today in 3rd, Block, and 7th... Review for the SOL test.
5.26.15 - Today in 2nd period... Collected SOL questions, quiz on Renaissance and Japan, and we reviewed for the SOL test.
5.22.15 - Today in 3rd, Block,and 7th... Collected SOL questions, quiz on Renaissance and Japan, and we reviewed for the SOL.
5.21.15 - Today during 2nd period... SOL mini quiz, discussed Japan and I told students exactly what to study for the quiz on Renaissance and Japan, students workd on their SOL questions, and we went over the SOL Review Packet.
5.20.15 - Today in 3rd, Block, and 7th... Told students exactly what to study for their quiz on Renaissance and Japan, we discussed Japan's early history & geography, and students had time to work on their SOL questions.
5.19.15 - Today in 2nd period... Mini SOL quiz and we discussed Renaissance values and famous people.
5.18.15 - Today in 3rd, Block, and 7th... We discussed Renaissance values and I went over the famous people of Renaissance.
5.15.15 - Today in 2nd period... Collected vocab for ch. 13 & 14, test ch. 13 & 14, students worked on Renaissance reading & w/s, and we started discussing why Renaissance started in Italian city-states.
5.14.15 - Today in 3rd, Bloc, and 7th... collected vocab, test, students worked on Renaissance reading and w/s, and we started discussing the start of Renaissance.
5.13.15 - Today in 2nd period... Finished ch. 14, went over review sheet, and SOL Review Packet.
5.12.15 - Today in 3rd, block, and 7th... We finished ch. 14, went over the review sheet, and SOL review packet.
5.11.15 - Today in 2nd period... We discussed the political, Social, and economic results of the Crusades, we went over the changes in Europe from 1000-1300 CE and students took notes on the formation of England and France.
5.08.15 - Today in 3rd, Block, and 7th... overview & notes on sec. 3, ch. 14, students worked on sec. 4, ch. 14 and reviewed for the SOL.
5.07.15 - Today in 2nd period... mini SOL quiz, we discussed the crusades, I went over the SOL Review Packet to page 7, and students worked in groups on sec. 2, ch. 14.
5.06.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Mini SOL quiz, we discussed the Crusades and its effect on Feudalism, and we went over the changes in Europe between 1000-1300.
5.05.15 - Today in 2nd period... We discussed the power struggle between the Church and State, the Age of Faith, and the Crusades.
5.01.15 - Today in 2nd period... Map quiz, discussed social classes and rights in responsibilities within the feudal structure, and students worked on their SOL Review Packet during stinger.
4.30.15 - Today in 3rd, block, 7th... went over the struggle between the popes and monarchs, mini SOL quiz, group work on crusades, and we discussed the Age of Faith.
4.29.15 - Today in 2nd period... SOL mini quiz, discussed beginning of Feudalism and Feudal society, and I went over the SOL Review Packet.
4.28.15 - Today in 3rd, Block, and 7th... mini SOL quiz, went over SOL Review Packet (to page 6), and Finished discussing Feudal Society.
4.27.15 - Today in 2nd period... Returned and went over ch. 9 & 16 quiz and DBQ, mini SOL quiz, we discussed the Germanic Kings and the map for sec. 2, ch. 13, and we started to go over the SOL review packet.
4.25.15 - Friday 4/20 in 3rd, Block, and 7th... Mini SOL quiz, we discussed Feudal relationships, readings on Feudal contracts and role of the church, and I went over the first couple of pages in the SOL Review Packet.
4.23.15 - Today in 2nd period... 3rd quarter test, students worked on the map for sec. 2, ch. 13, and we started discussing Middle Ages and the Frankish Kings.
4.22.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... discussed/notes/and went over section 1 and 1/2 of section 2, ch. 13 (what happened after the fall of the Western half of the Roman Empire, Frankish Kings, invasions/dark ages, and the start of Feudalism).
4.21.15 - Today in 2nd period... Collected homework, quiz on Americas (ch. 9 and 16), students finished working on their DBQs, and students worked on the map for ch. 13.
4.20.15 - Today in 3rd, Block, and 7th... Testing (3rd quarter test, 4th quarter pre-test and SMARTR goal test) and students worked on the map for sec. 2, ch. 13.
4.16.15 - Today in 2nd period... We finished discussing the Mayans, Aztecs, and Incas. Sudents also worked on a DBQ about the Aztecs and Incas.
4.15.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Collected HW (sec. 1, ch. 13 and SOL questions for ch. 16), quiz on Americas, students finished the DBQ and worked on the map for ch. 13.
4.14.15 - Today in 2nd period... Finished the film on Maya, students worked in groups discussing how the Mayan, Aztec and Incas were similar and different in their government, religion etc., we went over sec. 1, ch. 16 and started discussing their group work.
4.13.15 - Today in 3rd, Bloc, and 7th... We finished discussing ch. 16 (Maya, Aztec, Inca) and students worked on a DBQ.
4.10.15 - Today in 2nd period... Collected vocab for ch. 8 and 15, test ch. 8 and 15, students worked on the map for ch. 16 and sec. 1, ch. 16, and we started watching a film on the Mayans.
4.08.15 - Today in 2nd period... We reviewed for the test on ch. 8 and 16 (Friday 4/10), students worked on the map for ch. 9, and we discussed ch. 9 (early Americas).
4.07.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Discussed ch. 9 (early Americas - map and early people), students worked on ch. 16 (map and sec. 1) and we watched a film on the Mayans.
3.27.15 - Today in 2nd period... We discussed chapter 15 and students workd on sec. 1, ch. 9 (early America).
3.26.15 - Today in 3rd, Block, and 7th... collected vocab and sec. 1, ch. 15, discussed SOL questions for ch. 8&15, students took the test for ch. 8&15, and students worked on the map for ch. 16.
3.25.15 - Today in 2nd period... Students worked on the map for ch. 15, worked in groups to work on their section of ch. 15 (Ghana, Mali, Songhai or sec. 3, ch. 15), and finally students took notes on each section.
3.24.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Discussed ch. 15 and we started ch. 8 (early Americas).
3.23.15 - Today in 2nd period... I went over and discussed sec. 1-3, chapter 8 (Early African societies).
3.20.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... students worked on the map for ch. 15, group work, students discussed group work and took notes on African Kingdomes and trade routes.
3.19.15 - Today in 2nd period... We reviewed for the quiz (went over the SOL questions for ch. 11), quiz and students worked on the map for ch. 8.
3.18.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... We discussed all of chapter 8 (went over, and took notes)
3.17.15 - Today in 2nd period... We finished ch. 11.
3.14.15 - Friday 3/13: 1st, Block and 7th... Review for Ch. 11 quiz, collected vocab and HW, quiz, and students worked on ch. 11 map.
3.12.15 - Today in 2nd period... We discussed the PESCIE for the Byzantine empire including the Schism of 1054 and students worked in groups on the formation of Russia.
3.11.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... We finished ch. 11.
3.10.15 - Today in 2nd period... Collected vocab, reviewed for the test on ch. 10, test, students worked on the map for ch. 11 and we discussed the PESCIE for Byzantine Empire.
3.09.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... We finished our discussion of the Byzantine Empire and the Great Schism. Students worked in groups to go over the formation of Russia.
3.04.15 - Today in 2nd period... We finished sec. 2 and 3, chapter 10. You can find PowerPoints for each section on my Website.
3.03.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... I went over the SOL questions for ch. 10 as a review for the quest on ch. 10, students took the quest, worked on the map for ch. 11, we started discussing the PESCIE for ch. 11 and students read two outside readings on Theodora.
2.27.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Finished group work, discussed sec. 3, ch. 10 and students worked on sec. 1, ch. 11.
2.25.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Map quiz, finished discussing sec. 2, and students worked in groups on sec. 3, ch. 10.
2.24.15 - Today in 2nd period... Returned work, discussed grade sheets, finish going over the chart on Islam and we started discussing what happened to the Muslim world after the death of Muhammed.
2.23.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Returned work, we finished going over Islam and started discussing the Muslim world after Muhammed.
2.20.15 - Today ... School is closed.
2.19.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... We reviewed for the quiz, I collected the vocab for ch. 7, and sec. 1 & 2 w/s for ch. 7. Students took the quiz and then worked on the map for ch. 10 which I collected. Finally, we started our discussion of Ch. 10.
2.13.15 - Today in 2nd period... Quiz on ch. 7, students worked on the map for ch. 10 and we started our discussion of Ch. 10.
2.12.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... We discussed the Mauryan, Gupta empires and the silk road.
2.11.15 - Today in 2nd period... We discussed theMauryan, Gupta empires and the silk road.
2.10.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... In class essay and students worked on the chart for sec. 1 & 2 ch. 7.
2.09.15 - Today in 2nd period... Students wrote their in class essay and worked on the chart for sec. 1 & 2 and the vocab for ch. 7.
2.06.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Map quiz, we finished discussing the outline sec. 3, ch. 7, compared Rome and Han China's downfall and I checked student charts for their essay.
2.05.15 - Today in 2nd period... I told students how to approach the essay, we finished discussing Han China and the comparison with Rome, I also checked/provided feed back on student's chart for the essay, fianlly students started working on a DBQ about Han and Rome.
2.04.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... I told students what to study for the map quiz, students worked in groups with their outlines and we discussed/compared Han China and Rome.
2.03.15 - Today in 2nd period... I told students what to study for the map quiz on Thursday 2/5, students worked in groups with questions regarding their outline, and we discussed the outline on Han China and the questions.
1.30.15 - Teacher Work day!
1.28.15 - Today in 2nd period... Students took the 2nd quarter test and worked on their outline for Han China (ch. 7, sec. 3).
1.26.15 - Today in 2nd period... I collected the map for ch. 7, we discussed questions on the review sheet for 2nd quarter, students reviewed their ch. 6 test and worked on geography.
1.23.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... We reviewed and tested on Rome, pre-tests on 3rd quarter/geography, and student started working on ch. 7 maps after they went through the review sheet for the 2nd quart test.
1.22.15 - Today in 2nd period... Review for the test, test on ch. 6 and students worked on the 2nd quarter test review sheet or ch. 7.
1.21.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... We finished ch. 6.
1.20.15 - Today in 2nd period... We finished ch. 6.
1.16.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... I went over the PESCIE for the Roman Empire and we discussed the history, foundation and spread of Christianity.
1.15.15 - Today in 2nd period... We discussed the spread & foundation of Christianity and students worked on the map of Rome's invasion.
1.13.15 - Today in 2nd period... Finished going over the PESCIE for Pax Roman including notes and handouts and we discussed the historical foundation of Christianity.
1.12.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Finished discussing the 2nd civil war, went over writing assignment, and students worked in groups. Students reviewed from the fall of the republic to the rise of the empire and they worked on a PESCIE for the Pax Romana.
1.09.15 - Today in 2nd period... review notes on the fall of the Roman republic to the rise of the Roman Empire, group work and discussion of the Pax Romana.
1.07.15 - Today in 2nd period... Map quiz, we discussed what happened after Caesar's death and students worked on a review activity.
1.06.15 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Discussed the film on Julius Caesar, writing assignment and we discussed what happened after Caesar's death.
1.05.15 - Today in 2nd period... We finish the film on Julius Caesar, discussed his life, and we concluded the class with a writing assignment on Julius Caesar.
12.19.14 - Today in 3rd & 7th... Finished the film on Julius Caesar and we discussed the rise of Julius Caesar to power.
Today in Block... Guest speaker: One of my former students who is majoring in Archaeology and who has been on many digs (Ireland and Greece) spoke to the students about her projects.
12.18.14 - Today in 2nd period... Finished going over the Punic Wars, discussed the reasons for the fall of the Roman Republic and we started watching a film about Julius Caesar.
12.17.14 - Today in 3rd, block and 7th... Finish going over the Punic Wars, discuss reasons for the downfall of the Roman Republic and watch a film about Julius Caesar.
12.16.14 - Today in 2nd period... Discussed Rome's geography, background history, government and the Punic wars.
12.15.14 - Today in 3rd and 7th... We discussed Rome's geography, background and government. We also started discussing the Punic Wars.
12.12.14 - Today in 2nd period... Reviewed SOL questions to ch. 5, collected vocab, test and students worked on the map for Rome.
Today in Block... Finished map and questions for Rome, notes on Rome's background and we discussed the Roman Republic.
12.11.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... last minute questions before the test, collected vocab, test, students worked on the map of Rome and we watched video projects.
12.10.14 - Today in 2nd period... Discussed Alexander's empire and I went over Hellenistic achievements.
12.09.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Finished going over Hellenistic culture and we reviewed for the test.
12.08.14 - Today in 2nd period... We finished going over the Golden Age of Athens, discussed the causes, events and results of the Peloponnesian war and students worked on Alexander's empire map.
12.05.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... We discussed the results of the Peloponnesian war and Alexander's empire.
12.04.14 - Today in 2nd period... Finished discussing the Persian war, returned and went over the quarter test and we started discussing the Golden Age of Athens.
12.03.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Finished discussing the Golden age, worked on the map (Peloponnesian War) and started discussing the war.
12.02.14 - Today in 2nd period... Finished DBQs, worked on the Persian war map, worked in groups on outline and we started discussing the Persian War.
12.01.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... reviewed the Persian War, returned quarter tests and we went over it, finally we started discussing the Golden Age of Athens.
11.26.14 - Today during 2nd period... Finished presentation and discussion on Athenian and Spartan values. Students worked on a DBQ about the spread of Buddhism.
11.25.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Finished work on DBQ, Map of Persian Wars, students worked with the Persian War outline and we discussed key points of the Persian War.
11.24.14 - Today during 2nd... Returned essays, discussed Tyrants in ancient Greece and their legal reforms, groups work and presentations on Athens and Sparta.
11.21.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Discussed presentations and took notes on the summary sheet for Athens and Sparta. Also, students worked on a DBQ.
11.20.14 - Today in 2nd period... Map quiz, discussed project, discussed different types of government systems in ancient Greece.
11.19.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Reviewed different types of governments in ancient Greece, discussed how tyrants brought Athens closer to democracy, group work on Athenian differences and similarities, and presentations of group work.
11.18.14 - Today in 2nd period... Collected homework, 1st quarter test, students created their class folders and worked on a reading about the different types of government in ancient Greece.
11.17.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... map quiz, returned essays, and we went over the different governments in ancient Greek city-states.
11.14.14 - Today in 2nd period... Collected essays, returned and discussed ch. 4 quiz, students took a pre-assessment on Geography, and we started discussing the geography of Greece.
11.13.14 - Today in 3rd, Block, and 7th... 1st quarter test, worked on binder and students worked on the chart for sec. 1, ch. 5.
11.12.14 - Today in 2nd period... collected vocab, quiz and we went to the career center.
11.11.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Went over questions about the review sheet for the 1st quarter test, pre-test on geography, returned and went over ch. 3 and 4 quizzes, students worked on the map for Greece and we discussed/notes the timeline for Greece and its geography.
11.10.14 - Today in 2nd period... Returned work and we discussed the Persians and Chinese civilizations after the Zhou and during the Qin dynasties.
11.07.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Collected essay and vocab for ch. 4, quiz and we went to the career center.
11.06.14 - Today in 2nd period... Work with outline, we discussed the Assyrians and Neo-Babylonians and students worked in groups on sec. 3, ch. 4 (Persians).
11.05.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Discussed Persia and China.
10.31.14 - Today in 2nd period... Collected vocab, reviewed for the quiz, quiz and students worked on the map for ch. 4 and the chart for sec. 2, ch. 4.
10.30.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Worked with outline, returned work, discussed Assyrians and Neo-Babylonians and students worked on the Persia worksheet in groups.
10.29.14 - Today in 2nd period... Classwork (History of Judaism), discuss Judaism and its history, and I told students what to study for their quiz on ch. 3.
10.28.14 - Today in 3rd, Block, 7th... Collected Vocab, reviewed, collected extra credit, quiz, and students worked on the map and chart for ch. 4.
10.27.14 - Today in 2nd period... I went over the homework and how to study for the quiz on ch. 3 (Friday 10/31), we discussed Buddhism and students peer edited each other's essays.
10.24.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Told students what and how to study for the quiz on ch. 3, peer editing of their essays and we finished discussing Judaism.
10.23.14 - Today in 2nd period... Map quiz, finished discussing Hinduism, went over the conclusion for the essay, students worked on commentary in groups and I checked their HW and intro to their essay.
10.22.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Finished Buddhism, analysis activity and we discussed Judaism/history.
10.21.14 - Today in 2nd period... Told students what to study for map quiz, finished going over migration chart, Classwork on Buddhism while I checked essay charts and HW on Hinduism and finally we started to discuss Hinduism.
10.20.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Map quiz, finished discussing Hinduism, checked hw and introduction for the essay due on Friday and we started discussing Buddhism.
10.17.14 - Today in 2nd period... Collected maps for ch. 3, worked on practice essay and we started discussing migrations.
10.16.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Told students what to study for the map quiz, went over the migration chart, students worked on Judaism chart while I checked homework and their charts for the essay prompt, and finally we discussed Hinduism.
10.14.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... collected maps for ch. 3, returned and went over the ch. 2 test (except for 7th period), worked on the practice essay and we started to discuss migrations.
10.10.14 - Today in 2nd period... Collected Vocab and review material, reviewed, test and students worked on their comparative charts.
10.09.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Collected vocab, reviewed, test on ch. 2 and students worked on comparative charts for the future essay.
10.08.14 - Today in 2nd period... We finished comparing Egypt and Mesopotamia, discussed Indus and I went over the China outline.
10.07.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Finished comparative presentations, we went over/discussed the Indus river valley civilization and Shang/Zhou Dynasties in China.
10.06.14 - Today in 2nd period... Fill out PESCIE chart for China outline, finished the notes for Egypt's political history (notes available on my website under class resources under ch. 1), and students presented their comparative posters.
10.03.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Finished notes on political history of Egypt (notes available on my website under class resources in ch. 2, group presentations and we discussed how to write an essay especially commentary.
10.02.14 - Today in 2nd... Finished group work and students took notes on the political history of Egypt - PowerPoint available on my website under chapter 1.
10.01.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... returned work, students finished group work and students took notes on Egypt - the notes are located on my website in ch. 2 folder under background notes on the political history of Egypt.
9.30.14 - Today in 2nd period... Finished working on DBQ and students worked in groups on a comparative chart for Mesopotamia and Egypt.
9.26.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Finished our practice DBQ and group work - students compared and contrasted Mesopotamia with Egypt.
9.25.14 - Today in 2nd... Map Quiz, collected Mesopotamia chart and we worked on our first DBQ.
Today in Block... We worked on our first DBQ.
9.24.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Map quiz and we worked on the DBQ.
9.23.14 - Today in 2nd period... Returned work, students read the code of Hammurabi and answered question, I talked with each student about their written work, we discussed the code of Hammurabi and the PESCIE on Mesopotamia.
9.22.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Returned work, told students what to study for the map quiz, discussed Hammurabi's code of Law along with the PESCIE for sec. 1, ch. 2 and we started to work on the DBQ.
9.19.14 - Today in 2nd period... collected map, stamped HW for sec. 1, ch. 2, returned and discussed the test and vocab for ch. 1, comparative writing, and we started our discussion of Mesopotamia.
9.18.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... collected maps, stamped charts, returned and went over test and vocab, worked on writing and we started our discussion of the Mesopotamian civilization.
9.17.14 - Today in 2nd period... collected vocab, went over hw, reviewed for the test, test, and students worked on the map for ch. 2.
9.16.14 - Today in 3rd, block and 7th... Collected vocab, explained hw, reviewed for the test, test and we discussed writing.
9.15.14 - Today in 2nd period... returned work, map quiz, went over outline ch. 1, sec. 3, provided examples for vocab in terms of historical context and handed out review material for the test on Wednesday 9/17.
9.12.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Returned work, map quiz, went over outline sec. 3, and gave students review material for test (ch. 1) on Tuesday 9/16.
9.11.14 - Today in 2nd period... returned work, told students what to study for the map quiz, discussed Neolithic era and students worked on comparative chart for Paleo and Neo.
9.10.14 - Today in 3rd, block and 7th... Returned maps and told students that they will be quizzed on 1-10 (location/matching), collected outlines, notes on facts about Paleo and Neo eras, and finally students worked in groups to compare and contrast the Paleolithic with the Neolithic time period.
9.09.14 - Today in 2nd period... Worked on maps, checked hw, discussed homework.
9.08.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Worked on maps, discussed early history through pictures and map and students worked on the chart for sec. 1 and 2.
9.05.14 - Today in 2nd period... Finished discussing PASTA, Pre-test and students worked on the map for human migration.
9.04.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Finished PASTA, Pre-test, map of human migration and we started discussing pre-history.
9.03.14 - Today in 2nd... Attendance, discussed syllabus and PASTA activity.
Today in Honors... Attendance, discussed PASTA activity and we started going over the definition of a hero.
9.02.14 - Today in 3rd, Block and 7th... Attendance, go over Syllabus, PASTA notes and activity.
6.26.14 -
6.13.14 - Today in 2nd period... went over the final exam review sheet and handed out/discussed the AP World summer assignments
6.12.14 - Today in 1st... returned and discussed DBQ, went over final exam review questions and students who are taking AP world next received their summer assignments and books.
Today in Block and 7th... Went over final exam review sheet and students received their AP summer assignments.
6.11.14 - Today in 2nd period... In-class on Feudalism, returned work and we went over the DBQ.
6.10.14 - Today in 1st, block and 7th... Returned work and students wrote an in class essay on Feudalism.
6.09.14 - Today in 2nd period... Collected SOL Review Packets and Image w/s, DBQ on trade and we discussed the essay question and how to get ready for the essay on Wednesday 6/11.
6.06.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... DBQ and we discussed the in-class essay topic.
6.05.14 - Today in 2nd period... Students worked on the final exam review sheet.
6.04.14 - Today in Block, 7th and 1st... Students worked on their final exam review sheet.
6.02.14 - Today in Block and 1st... We discussed the 2012 SOL test, went over images, worked with religions and I showed students resources on my website.
Today in 7th... went over images, worked with religions, students took the 2012 SOL test and we discussed the results - finally I showed students more SOL resources on my website.
5.30.14 - Today in 2nd period... Finished reviewing SOL Review Packet, 2012 SOL practice test and students finished reviewing images.
5.29.14 - Today in 1st and Block... Finished going over the SOL Review Packet and students took the 2012 SOL test.
Today in 7th... We finished going over the SOL Review Packet.
5.28.14 - Today in 2nd period... Go over the SOL Review Packet, mini SOL review quiz and image activity.
5.27.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... We went over the SOL Review Packet, SOL mini review quiz and students worked with images.
5.23.14 - Today in 2nd period... Renaissance quiz, we discussed the results of the 1st practice test, and I went over the SOL Review Packet.
5.22.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... Renaissance quiz, we discussed the practice SOL test and I went over the SOL Review Packet.
5.21.14 - Today in 2nd period... Returned SOl Review Packets, finished the Renaissance chart (famous people of Renaissance) and students took their first SOL practice test.
5.20.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... Finished Renaissance chart (famous people) and students took a practice SOL test.
5.16.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... SOL review quiz, return and went over the ch. 13 & 14 test, we discussed the reasons for why Renaissance started in the Italian city states and we started looking at the famous people of Renaissance.
5.15.14 - Today in 2nd period... collected vocab. list for ch. 13&14, test ch. 13 & 14, students worked on a reading guide for sec. 1, ch. 17 and I went over the SOL Review Packet.
5.14.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... Collected Vocab, test ch. 13 and 14 and we went over the SOL Review Packet.
5.13.14 - Today in 2nd period... collected SOL Review Packet, returned work, finished ch. 13 & 14 and we discussed answers to the review sheet.
5.09.14 - Today in 2nd period... SOL Review quiz, finished presentations and we started discussing (taking notes) on the monarchs of England and France.
5.08.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... Went over SOl Review Packet pages 16-22, finished student presentations and we started discussing (notes) the formation of England and France.
5.07.14 - Today in 2nd period... Went over SOL Review Packet p. 16-22, students finished their group work and each group presented their info while other students took notes.
5.06.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... SOL Review quiz, finished group work and each group did their poster presentation while the rest of the class took notes.
5.05.14 - Today in 2nd period... SOL Review Quiz, collect and return SOL Review Packets, finish going over Crusades/effects and students worked in groups on sec. 2. ch. 14.
5.02.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... Went over SOL Review Packet pages 9 to 15, finished discussing the Crusades and students worked in groups on sec. 2, ch. 14.
5.01.14 - Today in 2nd period... Map quiz, returned and went over the SOL Review Packet pages 9 to 15, and we discussed the Age of Faith and Crusades.
4.30.14 - Today during 1st, Block and 7th... Map quiz (ch. 13), SOL Review Quiz and we discussed The Age of Faith and Crusades.
4.29.14 - Today during 2nd period... Returned work, told students what to study for the map quiz, collected SOL Review Packets and homework, and we finished discussing and taking notes on Feudal Society.
4.28.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... Told students what to study for the map quiz, went over SOL Review Packet (to the bottom of page 8), notes and discussion on Feudal Society.
4.25.14 - Today in 2nd period... SOL review, finished/discussed/notes - Map sec. 2, ch. 13 and we started discussing Feudal Society.
4.24.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... Collected SOL Review Packets, SOL Review quiz, discussed and notes - Map sec. 2 and chart sec. 2 and 3, ch. 13.
4.23.14 - Today in 2nd period... collected/checked/returned SOL Review Packets, finished going over W. Europe after the fall of the Roman Empire, notes on sec. 1, ch. 13 and students worked on a map and questions for sec. 2, ch. 13.
4.22.14 - Today in 1st and 7th... handed out SOL Review Packet, finished going over W. Europe after the fall of the Roman Empire, I went over and gave notes on sec. 1, ch. 13 and students worked on a map and questions for sec. 2, ch. 13.
Today in Block... SOL Review quiz, finished discussing Pope Gregory I, students worked and we discussed the map and questions for sec. 2, ch. 13.
4.21.14 - Today in 2nd period... Returned work, went over DBQ, finished discussing Japan, group work and discussion on - what happened to W. Europe after the fall of W. Rome.
4.11.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... discussed the DBQ, finish Japanese Feudalism and we started our discussion of Europe after the fall of the Western half of the Roman Empire.
4.10.14 - Today in 2nd period... Review, Quarter test, students worked on their folders and map of Japan and some students were able to work on ch. 13 map.
4.09.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th...Review, quarter test, students worked on their folders and ch. 13 map.
4.08.14 - Today in 2nd period... Review, quiz ch. 9 & 16, students worked on a worksheet reg. Japan and we discussed Japan's geography, Native religion, effect of China and we started looking at the beginnings of Feudalism.
4.07.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... Review, Quiz ch. 9 & 16, students worked on a w/s for Japan and we discussed Japan's geography and Feudalism.
4.04.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... We discussed the Inca and students worked in groups on a DBQ (Inca and Aztec civ.).
4.03.14 - Today in 2nd period... I went over the questions from the outline (Inca), students added more notes to their outline and students worked on a DBQ (Aztec and Inca).
4.02.14 - Today in 1st, block and 7th... Overview of Maya, Discussed Aztecs and students worked in groups on their Inca outline.
4.01.14 - Today in 2nd period... Overview of Maya, discussed the Aztecs and students worked in groups on their Inca outline.
3.31.14 - Today in 1st, block and 7th... Finished watching the film about Mayan civilization and we discussed the viewing guide and the homework on the Mayan civilization.
3.27.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... Collected vocab. ch. 8 & 15, reviewed for the test, test ch. 8 & 15, discussed the Olmec and we started to watch a film about Mayan civilization.
3.26.14 - Today in 2nd period... Review for test on ch. 8 & 15, test, map ch. 16 and we started watching a film on the Mayans.
3.25.14 - Today during 1st, Block and 7th... We finished ch. 15 and I went over what students need to know for the test.
3.24.14 - Today in 2nd period... I went over SOL questions for ch. 8 and 15, told students what to study for the test on ch. 8 and 15, discussed sec. 1 & 2, ch. 9 and finally students worked on the Mayan civ. w/s.
3.21.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... Told students what to study for map quiz, discussed map questions and sec. 1, ch. 15, and students gathered information on Western African Kingdoms from posters around the room.
3.20.14 - Today in 2nd period... Map quiz (ch. 8 and 15), students filled out charts on sec. 2 and 3, ch. 15 (from posters around the room)and we discussed the similarities and differences among the 3 West African kingdoms.
3.19.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... Discussed sec. 1-3 ch. 8 and students worked in groups on ch. 15.
3.18.14 - Today in 2nd period... Told students what to study for the map quiz (ch. 8 and 15), discussed sec. 1, ch. 15 and students continued working on their in class projects.
3.14.14 - Today in 2nd period... I returned the quiz on ch. 11, we finished ch. 8 and students worked in groups on ch. 15 information.
3.13.14 - Today in 1st, block and 7th... Review SOL questions for the quiz on ch. 11 and students worked on ch. 8 maps.
3.12.14 - Today in 2nd period... Review, quiz on ch. 11 and I went over sec. 1, ch. 8.
3.11.14 - Today in 1st, block and 7th... Returned work, notes on Mongols and we discussed the effect of the Mongols on Russia.
3.10.14 - Today in 2nd period... Notes on Mongols, discussed the effect of Mongols on Russia, told students what to study for the quiz on ch. 11 (Wed. 3/12) and students worked on a map for ch. 8 (Africa).
3.07.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... I returned their essays, map quiz, finished the fall of Byzantine and we went over the formation of Russia.
3.06.14 - Today in 2nd period... map quiz, returned and went over ch. 10 quiz, group work and we went over sec. 2, ch. 11 - formation of Russia.
3.05.14 - Today in 1st, block and 7th... We discussed the Byzanine Empire (expansion, contribution and fall) and started going over the division in the Christian Church in 1054.
2.28.14 - Today in 2nd period... We finished discussing Byzantine Empire.
2.27.14 - Today in 1st, block and 7th... Quest on ch. 10, map work - ch. 11 and we discussed background information on Byzantine Empire.
2.26.14 - Today in 2nd period... Quest ch. 10, reading on Harun Al-Rashid, collected ch. 11 map, and I went over the 1st part of sec. 1, ch. 11 reading guide.
2.25.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... Finished discussing sec. 2, ch. 10, went over sec. 3 (Islamic contributions) and students worked on the SOL questions.
2.24.14 - Today in 2nd period... Finished ch. 10, review questions for ch. 10, returned 2nd quarter tests, map for ch. 11 and we started discussing the Byzantine Empire.
2.21.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... Returned work, finished going over the chart on sec. 1, group work and we started discussing sec. 2, ch. 10
2.20.14 - Today in 2nd period... We discussed Challenges and achievements in the Muslim world.
2.19.14 - Today in 1st, block and 7th... In-class essay and we discussed sec. 1, ch. 10.
2.18.14 - Today in 2nd period... I returned ch. 7 quiz, we finished going over the chart for sec. 1, ch. 10, group work sec. 2, ch. 10 and we started discussing sec. 2.
2.17.14 - Today in 2nd period... In-class essay, students worked on the map for ch. 10 and we discussed life before the arrival of Islam in Arabia and basic ideas of Islam.
2.12.14 - Today in 1st period... Quiz on ch. 7, students finished group work and we discussed the outline questions on Han China to help them get ready for the in-class essay.
Today in Block and 7th... Quiz on ch. 7 and students worked on a DBQ on Han China and the Roman Empire.
2.11.14 - Today in 2nd period... quiz on ch. 7, students finished group work from previous class and we discussed the questions on Han to get students ready for the in-class essay.
2.10.14 - Today in 1st period... Overview of Han Dynasty, told students what to study for the quiz on Wednesday and students worked in groups with questions on Han Dynasty.
Today in Block and 7th... Checked charts for the essay, discussed questions on Han Dynasty and students worked on the map for ch. 10.
2.07.14 - Today in 2nd period... Overview of Han empire and students worked in groups on questions reg. the outline.
2.06.14 - Today in 1st period... Quarter test, students worked on the map for ch. 7 and we started going over the chart for sec. 1 and 2.
Today in Block and 7th... Finished going over the chart, over view of Han Dynasty and group work with the outline.
2.05.14 - Today in 2nd period...I finished going over the chart (sec. 1 and 2, ch. 7), students finished their maps and we discussed the Silk Road.
2.04.14 - Today in 1st period... Went over the review sheet for the 2nd quarter test and we discussed the Mauryan empire.
Today in Block and 7th... 2nd quarter test,we discussed the effects of the Silk Road on India, and finished I finished going over the chart on sec. 1 and 2, ch. 7.
2.03.14 - Today in 2nd period... 2nd quarter test, students worked on the map for ch. 7 and we started going over the chart for sec. 1 and 2, ch. 7.
1.28.14 - Today in 2nd period... Went over the review guide for the 2nd quarter test and students worked on ch. 7 material.
1.27.14 - Today in 1st... We discussed the downfall of the Roman Empire and students worked on ch. 7 material.
Today in Block and 7th... Review for the test, test on ch. 6, pre-test on 3rd quarter material and students worked on ch. 7 material.
1.24.14 - Today in 2nd... Review and test on ch. 6.
1.17.14 - Today in 2nd period... Collected and stamped extra credit, returned map quiz, finished going over the spread of Christianity and we discussed the fall of the Roman Empire.
1.16.14 - Today in 1st... Dicussed Christianity and its spread.
Today in Block and 7th... Collected and returned extra credit, finished going over the spread of Christianity and we discussed the reasons for the fall of the Roman Empire.
1.15.14 - Today in 2nd period... Finished notes on Roman legacy, went of over the chart for Christianity, students worked in groups to summarize their homework and we started discussing their summaries.
1.14.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... Finished going over life during Pax Romana, notes on Rome's legacy and we started discussing the spread of Christianity.
1.13.14 - Today in 2nd period... map quiz, collected homework, quick review of Julius Caesar, and we discussed life during the Pax Romana.
1.10.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... Map quiz, finished the film on Julius Caeser and discussed section 2, ch. 6.
1.09.14 - Today in 2nd... Returned work, told students what to study for the map quiz, discussed the economic and social reasons for the downfall of the Roman Republic, watched a film on Julius Caesar and started going over the viewing guide.
1.08.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th...Returned work, told students what to study for the map quiz, discussed the political, social and economic reasons for the downfall of the Roman Republic and students watched a film on Julius Caesar.
1.06.14 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... I went over why Rome spread its power, the Punic Wars and students worked in groups with their outlines.
12.22.13 - On Friday 12/20 during 2nd period... We discussed the geography question and why Rome expanded and then students worked in groups with questions on their outlines.
12.19.13 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... Returned ch. 5 (Greece) test, handedout and went over an example of a good essay, we discussed the map of Rome and I gave notes on Rome's origin and students worked on handout about the Roman Republic.
12.18.13 - Today in 2nd period... Returned ch. 5 test and work from previous class, I went over the most missed questions on the quarter test, and we discussed the origin of Rome and their form of government.
12.17.13 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... Reviewed for the ch. 5 test, test and students worked on the map for Rome.
12.16.13 - Today in 2nd period... Reviewed for the test on ch. 5, collected vocab and sec. 4 and 5 w/s, test, students looked over their quarter tests and we started working on the map for ch. 6 (Rome).
12.12.13 - Today in 2nd period... We finished ch. 5 and we reviewed for the test on Monday 12/16.
12.11.13 - Today in 1st, block and 7th... Returned work, went over sec. 3, ch. 5.
12.06.13 - Today during 2nd period... I went over sec. 3 ch. 5 and students worked on homework (sections 4 and 5, ch. 5).
12.05.13 - Today in 1st, block and 7th... Finished going over the persian war, watched film on the Greek golden Age (Athens) and I went over the viewing guide for the film.
12.04.13 - Today in 2nd period... We finished watching the film on Athen's golden age, discussed the viewing guide for the film and the homework ch. 5, sec. 3.
12.03.13 - Today in 1st, block and 7th... I returned their essays, students worked on the Persian war map and we discussed the Persian war.
11.25.13 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... map quiz, returned and answered questions on the DBQ, students finished presentations on different types of governments in ancient Greece, reading on Athens and Sparta and we started our discussion of how Sparta and Athens were alike and different.
11.22.13 - Today in 2nd period... Map quiz on ch. 5, students finished their presentations on tyrants, students worked in groups to discuss the similarities and differences between Athenian and Spartan societies and we discussed their findings as a class.
11.21.13 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... Finished DBQs, returned map and told students what to study for the map quiz, group work on the different types of governments in ancient Greece and students presented their ideas while other kids took notes.
11.20.13 - Today in 2nd period... I told students what to study for the map quiz, returned and discussed essays, students worked in groups on different types of government in ancient Greece, and students presented their information while the rest of the students took notes.
11.19.13 - Today in 1st, block and 7th... pre-test, notes on Greece time line and geography and students worked on the DBQ.
11.18.13 - Today in 2nd... Pre-test on quarter 3 material, discuss map and physical geography of Greece, go over background information and group DBQ.
11.15.13 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... Returned and went over ch. 4 quiz, cleaned binders, 1 quarter test and students worked on the map of Greece.
11.14.13 - Today in 2nd period... Return and go over ch. 4 quiz, 1st quarter test and students worked on the map of Greece.
11.12.13 - Today in 2nd period... Collected essays, quiz on ch. 4, review for the quarter test and students visited the career center.
11.11.13 - Today in 1st, block and 7th... Collected essay, I told students what to study for the quiz on ch. 4 and I went over China.
11.08.13 - Today in 2nd period... Reviewed Confucianism and Taoism and finished discussing sec. 4, ch. 4.
11.07.13 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... New seats, I returned work, we discussed the Persian Empire and students peer edited each others essays.
11.06.13 - Today in 2nd... we went over the Persians (their rulers and government administration), students peer edited each others essays, and we started discussing China during the Qin Dynasty.
11.01.13 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... More instructions on how to write the essay, handed out grade sheets, discussed Assyrians and Babylonians and students worked on sec. 3, ch. 4.
10.31.13 - Today in 2nd period... I handed out grade sheets and students checked them for any mistakes, instructions on essay, due dates for essay was changed, I went over ch. 4, sec. 2 and students worked on ch. 4, sec.3.
10.30.13 - Today in 1st, Block, and 7th... reviewed for the quiz by going over the SOL questions for ch.3, collected vocab for ch. 3, quiz on ch. 3 and I went over the body paragraph and conclusion of the essay.
10.29.13 - Today in 2nd period... Reviewed for quiz, collected vocab, quiz ch. 3 and I went over the body paragraph for our inclass essay question.
10.28.13 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... ch. 3 map quiz, notes and discussion on Judaism and its history and students worked on the SOL questions for ch. 3.
10.24.13 - Today in 1st, block, and 7th... We discussed Buddhism and students worked on the Judaism w/s.
10.23.13 - Today in 2nd period... We discussed Buddhism, students worked on a w/s about the history of the early Jewish settlements, and I went of over the Judaism chart.
10.22.13 - Today in 1st... We discussed the chart on migration and Hinduism.
Today in Block and 7th... Students started working on the chart on Buddhism while I returned their work and the test on ch. 2, we discussed Hinduism and students finished working on the Buddhism chart.
10.21.13 - Today in 2nd period... We discussed Hinduism, students worked in groups on Buddhism and I checked student charts for the essay.
10.18.13 - Today in 1st period... We started to organize our ideas and write an introductory paragraph for our inclass essay and we brain stormed why migrations happened.
Today in Block and 7th... We started to organize our ideas and write an introductory paragraph for our inclass essay, and we discussed Ch. 3 map and the chart for sec. 1 and 3, ch. 3.
10.17.13 - Today in 2nd period... I handed out grade sheets, we started the essay process and we discussed the homework.
10.15.13 - today in 2nd period... I explained the homework, we had a quick review before the test, students took the test and after the test they worked on ch. 3 material.
10.11.13 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... Quick review before the test, Test and students started to work on the map for ch. 3.
10.10.13 - Today in 2nd period... We reviewed for the test and went over/discussed China.
10.08.13 - Today in 2nd period... Group work on comparing and contrasting Mesopotamia and Egypt, discuss/notes group work, and students worked with their outlines for sec. 4, ch. 2.
10.07.13 - today in 1st, Block and 7th... Compared and contrasted Egypt and Mesopotamia, we discussed the Indus river valley and students worked with their outline for sec. 4, ch. 2.
10.04.13 - Today in 2nd period... We discussed the political history of Egypt.
10.03.13 - Today in 1st, Block, 7th... Discussed Egypt's political history and we started to compare and cont. Mesopotamia and Egypt using the PESCIE.
10.02.13 - Today in 2nd period... Returned Map quiz and PESCIE on Egypt and we discussed/notes Mesopotamia.
10.01.13 - Today in 1st, block, and 7th... Returned work, discussed/notes on Mesopotamia, and students worked in groups on comparing and contrasting Mesopotamia and Egypts.
9.30.13 - Today in 2nd period... map quiz, reading and discussion on the Code of Hammurabi.
9.27.13 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th ... Map quiz, I collected homework and we discussed the code of Hammurabi.
9.26.13 - Today in 2nd period... We finished the DBQ, I returned the map for ch. 2 and told students what to study for the quiz on Monday 9/30, explained the PESCIE w/s and students worked individually and in groups on their outline for sec. 1, ch. 2.
9.25.13 - Today in 1st, Block and 7th... Finished work on DBQ, returned map and told students what to study for the map quiz, explained what PESCIE stands for and students worked on their outlines for sec. 1, ch. 2 individually and in groups.
9.24.13 - Today in 2nd... Returned and discussed the test and we worked as a class on our first DBQ.
9.23.13 - Today in 1st, block, and 7th... I returned the test and discussed any questions in reg. to the test and we worked together on our 1st DBQ.
9.20.13 - Today in 2nd period... Discussed how to do the outline, review for the test by going over the State SOL questions for ch. 1, test and students worked on the map for ch. 2.
9.19.13 - Today in 1st, Block,and 7th... We reviewed the SOL questions for ch. 1, test on ch. 1 and students worked on the map for ch. 2.
9.18.13 - Today in 2nd period... I went over how and what students need to study for the test on Friday. Students wrote down factual notes, I went over and we discussed their outline and students worked with the 5 characteristics of civilization.
9.17.13 - Today in 1st... Discussed Mr. Diamond's article, I went over the outline and gave facts about 1st city, neolithic settlement and 1st agricultural site, students worked in groups on the 5 characteristics of civilization and finally I gave students review material for the test on Thursday.
Today in Block and 7th....I went over the outline and gave facts about 1st city, neolithic settlement and 1st agricultural site, students worked in groups on the 5 characteristics of civilization and finally I gave students review material for the test on Thursday.
9.16.13 - Today in 2nd period... handed out grade sheets, group work/discussion comparing and contrasting Paleolithic and Neolithic time period, and we discussed the reading by Mr. Diamond.
9.13.13 - Today in 1st... Handed out grade sheets, returned map quizzes and outlines, discussed Neolithic Revolution, and we compared and contrasted Paleolithic and Neolithic time periods.
Today in Block and 7th... Handed out grade sheets, returned map quizzes and outlines, discussed the differences and similarities between Paleolithic and Neolithic time periods and finally we discussed Jared Diamond's article on Agriculture.
9.12.13 - Today in 2nd period... Collected outlines, map quiz, discussed/notes on Paleolithic and Neolithic time periods.
9.11.13 - Today in 1st period... explained homework for tonight (not available online), map quiz and we went over Paleolithic time period.
Today in block and 7th... explained homework for tonight (not available online), map quiz, review Paleolithic time period, discussed their culture, went over Neolithic time period and students worked in groups to compare and contrast specific traits of the Paleolithic and Neolithic time periods.
9.10.13 - Today in 2nd period... set up binder, went over 10 years plans, map of migration and we started discussing homework.
9.09.13 - Today in class... Set up binder, explained the hw (outline), worked with e-book and I started going over the homework from Friday.
9.06.13 - Today in 2nd period... We discussed the activity from Wednesday, notes and discussion on Maslow's hierachy.
9.05.13 - Today in 1st and 7th: Went over the activity from Tuesday and discussed/notes Maslow's hierachy.
Today in Block: Discussed cave paintings and related it to Maslow's hierarchy and we worked with the online textbook.
9.04.13 - Today in 2nd period... Discussed Syllabus and worked on a legacy activity.
Today in Block... Discussed survival activity and related it to Maslow's hierachy. Students also received notes on Maslow's hierachy.
9.03.13 - Today in class... We went over syllabus, activity and I assigned a writing assignment.
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