• Week 2

    Learning goal:  Students will make a specific claim answering the compelling question that is supported by relevant evidence from 
        historical sources.

    Monday October 21st: Students will observe images of the French Revolution, responding to them, as an introduction to the new unit.

    Schedule: 

      1.  Complete warm up:  "Why is it important to use time wisely in life?"  (based off Quote of the week below)

                           "Time is the most valuable coin in your life.  You and you alone will determine how that coin will be spent." (Carl Sandburg) 

      2.  French Revolution unit intro.    Please use this handout to do the following: 

              a.  Respond to Part I intro question on it.

              b.  Respond to the following questions of Part II (in 1 complete sentence) after viewing the images of Part II on this French Revolution images power point.  Note:  Each image on the sheet will have the following particular questions to respond to. 

                        Image 1 = "How is the King portrayed in this painting?"

                        Image 2 = "Why would these men be gathered together taking an oath?"

                        Image 3=  "Why would these people be attacking a prison?"

                        Image 4 = "Why might these common people be involved in the Revolution?"

                       Image 5 = "When you see a guillotine, what ideas begin to form in your mind about the French Revolution?  Why?"

                       Image 6 =  "If Napoleon is being proclaimed emperor of France, is this a positive or negative event?  Why?"

               c.  Complete Part III, letter A only- provide an intial hypothesis, stating whether or not you think the French Revolution was successful and why. 

    Homework:  Complete world current event- due Wednesday October 23rd!

     

    Tuesday October 22nd:  Students will analyze a primary source and a secondary source of the French Revolution to understand its causes.

    Schedule: 

      1.  Complete warm up:   "In order for a revolution to occur against a government, what are tangible and intangible items that are needed?"

      2.  Tape in the following assignment and add to Table of Contents as shown on this October 22nd chart.

      3.  Please use the following French Revolution primary source and French Revolution Estates chart to complete analysis questions about both of them. (Note:  I cannnot post the questions online, but please e-mail me for a copy of them.)

    Homework:  Complete world current event- due tomorrow

     

     

    Week 1

    Learning goal:  Students will make a specific claim answering the compelling question that is supported by relevant evidence from 
        historical sources.

    Tuesday October 15th: Students will reflect upon 1st quarter successes and set academic goals for 2nd quarter.

    Schedule: 

      1.  No warm up today.

      2.  Complete 2nd quarter goal setting handout (Note: This will be taped into your composition book on Wednesday.)  

     

    Homework:   None

     

    Wednesday October 16th: Students will begin to chart information concerning major world government systems.

    Schedule: 

      1.  Complete warm up for today: "In my opinion, the best form of government would be one that___________ because... (Complete the statement.)

      2.  Tape in the following document to your composition book and add to Table of Contents as shown on this October 16th chart.   Then, number the next 10 pages (pp. 31-40) in your composition book.

      2.  Use the informational text on world governments to complete the following government chart for each form of government.   (Note:  Due to coypright reasons, I cannot post the informational text online; please e-mail me and I can provide you with a copy to work on at home.) 

     

    Homework:  Complete world current event- due next Wednesday October 23rd!

     

    Thursday October 17th: Students will chart information concerning major world government systems.

    Schedule: 

      1.  Complete warm up for today:  "Does the U.S. today have a direct democracy form of government?  Why or why not?" 

      2.  Complete government chart from yesterday using the forms of government informational text. 

                 Note:  Here is a sample completed government chart.

      

    Homework:  Complete world current event- due Wednesday October 23rd!

     

    Friday October 18th: Students will match up specific scenarios with the government systems they represent.

    Schedule: 

      1.  Complete warm up for today:  "What is a higher level adjective to describe a representative democracy?  Why?" 

      2.  Tape in the following documents to your composition book and add to Table of Contents as shown on this October 18th chart.

      3.  Turn in warm ups for this week.

      4.  Study guide for government systems- Note:  Quiz next Thursday October 24th.

      5  Use the government scenarios text to match each scenario up with the proper government system (Note: I cannot post this online due to copyright restrictions; however, please e-mail me and I can send you a copy.)

    Homework:  Complete world current event- due Wednesday October 23rd!