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 Class Archives - 1st Quarter 2019-2020
 
 *All topics, materials, and assignments can be found below for each day of class. 


Friday, September 13, 2019
   
Today's Topic:  The Age of Enlightenment! - Advanced Organizer

Today's Goal: 
Welcome to the Age of Enlightenment in 18th Century Europe!  The Scientific Revolution soon spread beyond the world of Science and into politics and government.  During the Age of Enlightenment, people began to apply reason and the scientific method to government, religion, and economics.  Today we will begin to learn about how the Age of Enlightenment began to change the relationship between the people and their government.  

Learning Target: I can IDENTIFY characteristics of the Age of Enlightenment and predict how these ideas  
                            changed society and government in Europe and the Americas.


Key Terms & Names to Know:
Enlightenment / Age of Reason / Social Contract / natural rights / Locke / philosophe / Montesque / Rousseau / separation of powers / Wollstonecraft / The Leviathon

Today's Assignments:
 

  1.  Introduction to the Age of Enlightenment!
 
  2.  Next, use the link below to assess the assignment.  Using the materials, you should be able to complete this assignment in
        class.  What you do not complete in class will become homework. 

      The Age of Enlightenment Advanced Organizer 
    
Learning Target: I can IDENTIFY characteristics of the Age of Enlightenment and predict how these ideas
     changed society and government in Europe and the Americas.

 
 
3. Be sure to use the The Age of Enlightenment Part 1 presentation to complete the first section.  Then, carefully read the
     passage to learn more.

 4.  Participate in a classroom discussion in which we will go over the The Age of Enlightenment Advanced Organizer

 5.  Finally, use your The Age of Enlightenment Advanced Organizer file to help you complete the Google form below. 
     Submit your work for a grade. 

     Turn in your Enlightenment Adv. Org. here!


Thursday, September 12, 2019
   
Today's Topic:  The Age of Enlightenment! - Advanced Organizer

Today's Goal: 
Welcome to the Age of Enlightenment in 18th Century Europe!  The Scientific Revolution soon spread beyond the world of Science and into politics and government.  During the Age of Enlightenment, people began to apply reason and the scientific method to government, religion, and economics.  Today we will begin to learn about how the Age of Enlightenment began to change the relationship between the people and their government.  

Learning Target: I can IDENTIFY characteristics of the Age of Enlightenment and predict how these ideas  
                            changed society and government in Europe and the Americas.


Key Terms & Names to Know:
Enlightenment / Age of Reason / Social Contract / natural rights / Locke / philosophe / Montesque / Rousseau / separation of powers / Wollstonecraft / The Leviathon

Today's Assignments:
 

  1.  Introduction to the Age of Enlightenment!
 
  2.  Next, use the link below to assess the assignment.  Using the materials, you should be able to complete this assignment in
        class.  What you do not complete in class will become homework. 

      The Age of Enlightenment Advanced Organizer 
    
Learning Target: I can IDENTIFY characteristics of the Age of Enlightenment and predict how these ideas
     changed society and government in Europe and the Americas.

 
 
3. Be sure to use the The Age of Enlightenment Part 1 presentation to complete the first section.  Then, carefully read the
     passage to learn more.

 4.  Participate in a classroom discussion in which we will go over the The Age of Enlightenment Advanced Organizer

 5.  Finally, use your The Age of Enlightenment Advanced Organizer file to help you complete the Google form below. 
     Submit your work for a grade. 

     Turn in your Enlightenment Adv. Org. here!




Wednesday, September 11, 2019
 

     

Today's Topic:  The Scientific Revolution! - Conclusion

Today's Goal: 
Welcome to the Age of Enlightenment in 18th Century Europe!  The Scientific Revolution soon spread beyond the world of Science and into politics and government.  During the Age of Enlightenment, people began to apply reason and the scientific method to government, religion, and economics.  Today we will begin to learn about how the Age of Enlightenment began to change the relationship between the people and their government.  

Learning Target: I can IDENTIFY individuals in Europe who played a role in advancing Science and our   
                            understanding of the Universe during the Scientific Revolution (1550-1700).


Key Terms & Names to Know:
Scientific Revolution / Scientific Method / Copernicus / geocentric / heliocentric / Kepler / 
                                                 Galileo / Descartes / Newton


Today's Assignments:
 

 1.  Review the Scientific Revolution.

    

 2.  When you have completed the assignment, carefully check your work and use it to submit the Google form below for credit.

      Turn in your Scientific Revolution  here!  It will go live in HAC on Thursday


  3.  Introduction to the Age of Enlightenment!



Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Today's Topic:  The Scientific Revolution - Modern Science is Born!

Today's Goal:  The Scientific Revolution forever changed our understanding of the Universe and the world around us.  It also changed how modern Science works to continue to make new discoveries to improve the human condition.  Today we will discuss many of the famous scientists from the Scientific Revolution and explore how their discoveries began to shape our modern world. 

Learning Target: I can IDENTIFY individuals in Europe who played a role in advancing Science and our   
                            understanding of the Universe during the Scientific Revolution (1550-1700).


Key Terms & Names to Know: Scientific Revolution / Scientific Method / Copernicus / geocentric / heliocentric / Kepler / 
                                                 Galileo / Descartes / Newton


Today's Assignments:
 
 1.  Today we will learn about the famous scientists during the Scientific Revolution who forever changed our understanding o
      the Universe and the world around us.  Click on the link below to access the assignment:

      The Scientific Revolution
     
Learning Target: I can IDENTIFY individuals in Europe who played a role in advancing Science and our  
      understanding of the Universe during the Scientific Revolution (1550-1700).  


 2.  Participate in a review of  Part 2 of the assignment and the old ways of thinking.

 3.  Now, complete Part 3 of the Scientific Revolution Assignment by reading about and exploring the famous Scientists
      during he Scientific Revolution. 

 4.  Participate and contribute in a discussion.

 5.  When you have completed the assignment, carefully check your work and use it to submit the Google form below for credit.

      Turn in your Scientific Revolution  here!

 


Monday, September 9, 2019

Today's Topic:  The Scientific Revolution! - Old ways of thinking

Today's Goal:  Welcome back!  I hope you had a great weekend!  Please be sure to make up the Absolute Monarchs test if you were absent Friday.  You can use the link above.  Today we will begin a new unit of study called the Scientific Revolution and the Age of Enlightenment.  Prior to the Scientific Revolution, people had a very different view of the Universe and the world around them.  Today we will discuss the benefits of Scientific advancement and look back at our understanding of the universe before modern Science began. 

Learning Target: I can IDENTIFY individuals in Europe who played a role in advancing Science and our   
                            understanding of the Universe during the Scientific Revolution (1550-1700).


Key Terms & Names to Know: Scientific Revolution / Scientific Method / Copernicus / geocentric / heliocentric / Kepler / 
                                                 Galileo / Descartes / Newton


Today's Assignments:
 
 1.  Go over some of the test questions from Friday.  Grades should be in HAC

 2.  Today we will begin learning about how we saw the Universe and the world around us before the evolution of modern
      Science. Click on the link below to access the assignment:

      The Scientific Revolution
     
Learning Target: I can IDENTIFY individuals in Europe who played a role in advancing Science and our  
      understanding of the Universe during the Scientific Revolution (1550-1700).  


 3.  Let's begin by doing some brainstorming with a partner.  Take a moment to download the
      Scientific Revolution Assignment file and open it in your Google Slides.  Be sure to click on "File" > "Save As" > "Google
      Slides"
so that you can edit and save your work.

 4.  Now, complete Part 1 of the Scientific Revolution Assignment with a partner.  Participate and contribute in a discussion.


 5.  Next, complete Part 2 of the assignment to learn more about people understood the Universe and the world around them
      before the invention of modern Science.   Be sure to read each section carefully and take notes in your Google Slides.

 

Important Announcements!
 
Make up test anyone? 


Please make up your Absolute Monarchs Test As Soon As Possible if you were absent Friday.

 Quizlet Resources for this section
 
   Absolute Monarchy Test (Make Up)

Absolute Monarchy Unit Test


 We will be completing and turning in TWO assignments this week.  We will also begin a third.  Please see below for details.
 


Friday, September 6, 2019
 
Today's Topic:  Absolute Monarchies in Europe - Test Day!

Today's Goal: 
Today you you will have some time to study for the test.  They we will conclude this unit with an exam worth 100 points.  Please feel free to ask any questions about this section before the test goes live.  Good Luck!

Learning Target: I can DESCRIBE how absolute power was instituted in Spain, Netherlands, France, Central  
                            Europe, & Russia.
 

Learning Target: I can EXPLAIN why Absolute Monarchy failed in England and led to a Constitutional    
                            Monarchy.


Key Terms & Names to Know:
Philip II  |  Louis XIV  |  William of Orange  |  Ivan the Terrible  |  Peter the Great  | Constitutional Monarchy  |  Charles I |  English Civil War  |  Oliver Cromwell  |  Restoration | habeas corpus | Glorious Revolution

Today's Assignments:
 

 1.  Take a few moments to review for today's test over the Absolute Monarchies of Europe.  Use the materials below to study.
     
   Quizlet Resources for this section
 
   Map from Part 1 of Absolute Monarchies Reign Across Europe  

   Part 3 - Absolute Monarchs Across Europe Study Guide 

    Timeline and Essay from - Why did Absolute Monarchy Fail in England?

    Absolute Monarchy In Europe Notes

    Absolute Monarchy Fails in England Notes

2.  Now ACE the Absolute Monarchy Unit Test (Link will go LIVE in class).  Be sure to carefully check your answers before you
     submit your work for a grade. 
                     
    Absolute Monarchy Test

3.  Now you can relax, enjoy your success, and your weekend!!

                 
 






Thursday, September 5, 2019
 
Today's Topic:  Absolute Monarchies in Europe - Review and Catch Up Day

Today's Goal: 
We have spent the last two weeks discussing the Absolute Monarchs who reigned across Europe from 1500-1800. We also explored over 100 years of English history which resulted in England developing a Constitutional Monarchy.  We will have our first test over these topics tomorrow Friday, September 6.  Today we will complete any unfinished work and use our time to review for the unit test which will be worth 100 points. 

Learning Target: I can DESCRIBE how absolute power was instituted in Spain, Netherlands, France, Central  
                            Europe, & Russia.
 

Learning Target: I can EXPLAIN why Absolute Monarchy failed in England and led to a Constitutional    
                            Monarchy.


Key Terms & Names to Know:
Philip II  Louis XIV  |  William of Orange  |  Ivan the Terrible  |  Peter the Great  | Constitutional Monarchy  |  Charles I |  English Civil War  |  Oliver Cromwell  |  Restoration | habeas corpus | Glorious Revolution

Today's Assignments:
 

 1.  Be sure that you have completed and submitted the assignment below.  Some of you may need to still complete your essay. 

      Why did Absolute Monarchy Fail in England?
     
Learning Target: I can EXPLAIN why Absolute Monarchy failed in England and led to a Constitutional    
      Monarchy.

      Turn in your Absolute Mon.  Fails Eng  here!


 2.  Use some class time to study for tomorrow's test!  You should use the following resources:

   Quizlet Resources for this section
 
   Map from Part 1 of Absolute Monarchies Reign Across Europe  

   Part 3 - Absolute Monarchs Across Europe Study Guide 

    Timeline and Essay from - Why did Absolute Monarchy Fail in England?

    Absolute Monarchy In Europe Notes

    Absolute Monarchy Fails in England Notes

3.  Participate in a classroom review of this section before the test. 

 



Wednesday, September 4, 2019
 
Today's Topic:  Why did Absolute Monarchy Fail in England? - Essay Conclusions

Today's Goal: 
Today you will continue to learn more about why Absolute Monarchy failed to hold power in England.  You should complete your timeline on your Absolute Monarchy Fails in England file.  You can then use your timeline to help compose your 5 paragraph essay explaining how England became a Constitutional Monarchy. 

Learning Target: I can EXPLAIN why Absolute Monarchy failed in England and led to a Constitutional Monarchy.

Key Terms & Names to Know:
Constitutional Monarchy  |  Charles I |  English Civil War  |  Oliver Cromwell  |  Restoration | habeas corpus | Glorious Revolution

Today's Assignments:
 

 1.  Participate in a classroom discussion going over Part 2 and explaining how England become a Constitutional Monarchy. 
 
 2.  Use the link below to assess the assignment.  You should now complete Part 3 which is an ESSAY composition. 

      Why did Absolute Monarchy Fail in England?
     
Learning Target: I can EXPLAIN why Absolute Monarchy failed in England and led to a Constitutional    
      Monarchy.


3.  Carefully check your work.  Use your Absolute Monarchy Fails in England file to help you complete the google form below. 
     Submit your work for a grade. 

     Turn in your Absolute Mon.  Fails Eng  here!





Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Today's Topic:  Why Did Absolute Monarchy Fail in England? - Vocabulary and Timeline

Today's Goal:  Welcome back!  Last week were examined many of the Absolute Monarchs who reigned across Europe.  However in England, Absolutism failed to take a strong hold on the country.  Instead, over a period of time, England developed what is known as a "Constitutional Monarchy" in which the king shared power with an elected legislature.  You should complete Parts 1 and 2 of the Why did Absolute Monarchy Fail in England? assignment.

Learning Target: I can EXPLAIN why Absolute Monarchy failed in England and led to a Constitutional Monarchy.

Key Terms & Names to Know: Constitutional Monarchy  |  Charles I |  English Civil War  |  Oliver Cromwell  |  Restoration | habeas corpus | Glorious Revolution

Today's Assignments:
 
 1.  Today we will begin learning about how Absolutism eventually failed in England.  Click on the link below to access the
      assignment:

      Why did Absolute Monarchy Fail in England?
     
Learning Target: I can EXPLAIN why Absolute Monarchy failed in England and led to a Constitutional    
      Monarchy.


 2.  Let's begin this lesson with some vocabulary!  Take a moment to download the Absolute Monarchy Fails in England file and
      open it in your Google Slides.  Be sure to click on "File" > "Save As" > "Google Doc" so that you can edit and save your 
      work.

 3.  Participate in a discussion of these terms. 

 4.  Next, complete Part 2 of the assignment to learn more about how England became a Constitutional Monarchy rather than a 
      Absolute Monarchy. 

 




Monday, September 2, 2019
 
Today's Topic:  Labor Day

Today's Goal:  Enjoy a three day weekend!

      







Friday, August 30, 2019
 
Today's Topic:  Absolute Monarchies in Europe - Conclusion

Today's Goal: 
Today you will complete our study of the Absolute Monarchs of Europe.  We will be going over each of the monarchs in order to ensure your have completed the  Absolute Monarchs Across Europe Study Guide.  You will need to know about each of these Monarchs in order to escape their dungeon. 

Learning Target: I can DESCRIBE how absolute power was instituted in Spain, Netherlands, France, Central Europe, & Russia.  

Key Terms & Names to Know:
Absolute Monarchy  \  Divine Right of Kings  |  Philip II  Louis XIV  |  William of Orange  |  Ivan the Terrible  |  Peter the Great

Today's Assignments:
 

 1.  Participate in a class discussion about the Absolute Monarchs of Europe.  Check and complete your
      Absolute Monarchs Across Europe Study Guide.

 
2.  View more information about some of your favorite Absolute Monarchs.

            

                        Philip II of Spain                                       Louis IVX of France


             

                  Peter the Great of Russia                          Absolute Monarchs of Europe


 




Thursday, August 29, 2019
 
Today's Topic:  Absolute Monarchies in Europe - Learning from each other!

Today's Goal: 
Today you will be presenting your Absolute Monarchies Reign Across Europe presentation to a small group in the Media Center.  Please come to room 106 first for attendance.  Once in the Media Center, a member of each group will be assigned to a display table.  You will take turns showing your "new group" what your group learned about your monarch.  Be sure to be polite during all presentations.  You also must begin to complete the digital worksheet during each presentation.   

Learning Target: I can DESCRIBE how absolute power was instituted in Spain, Netherlands, France, Central Europe, & Russia.  

Key Terms & Names to Know:
Philip II  Louis XIV  |  William of Orange  |  Ivan the Terrible  |  Peter the Great

Today's Assignments:
 

 1.  Please arrive in room 106 on time to take attendance.  Be prepared with your completed presentation!

 2.  Once in the Media Center, you will be assigned a "new group." 

      Download a copy of the Download the Absolute Monarchs Across Europe Study Guide  from Part 3 of the assignment.
      Open the digital worksheet in Google Docs.  Be sure to click on file > Save As > Google Doc

3.  Next, each student will take a turn to present their group's monarch to students from the other groups. 

4.  During each presentation, pay attention, be respectful and complete the
     Absolute Monarchs Across Europe Study Guide

 


Wednesday, August 28, 2019
 
Today's Topic:  Absolute Monarchies in Europe - Research and Creation

Today's Goal: 
Today you will continue to work on Part 2 of your Absolute Monarchies Reign Across Europe activity.  Please take your time to carefully research your monarch.  You will want to include as many historical details as possible.  Remember however, DO NOT COPY AND PASTE.  The work must be done in your own words. 

Learning Target: I can DESCRIBE how absolute power was instituted in Spain, Netherlands, France, Central Europe, & Russia.  

Key Terms & Names to Know:
Philip II  Louis XIV  |  William of Orange  |  Ivan the Terrible  |  Peter the Great

Today's Assignments:
 

 1.  Participate in a classroom discussion to review the terms and concepts we discussed yesterday. 

 2.  Complete your Part 2 research of your monarch with your group.

      Absolute Monarchies Reign Across Europe
     Learning Target: I can DESCRIBE how absolute power was instituted in Spain, Netherlands, France, Central  
     Europe, & Russia.


3.  Once your presentation is complete, take a few moments to practice explaining your monarch with the other members of
     your group.  Each member of your group should take a turn and present it as if you are teaching someone about your
     monarch with no prior knowledge.  Each of you will be presenting your monarch to a small group TOMORROW in the media 
     center. 




Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Today's Topic:  Absolute Monarchies in Europe

Today's Goal:  Today you will continue to work on Part 2 of your Absolute Monarchies Reign Across Europe activity.  Please take your time to carefully research your monarch.  You will want to include as many historical details as possible.  Remember however, DO NOT COPY AND PASTE.  The work must be done in your own words. 

Learning Target: I can DESCRIBE how absolute power was instituted in Spain, Netherlands, France, Central Europe, & Russia.  

Key Terms & Names to Know: Philip IILouis XIV  |  William of Orange  |  Ivan the Terrible  |  Peter the Great

Today's Assignments:
 
 1.  Be sure you have completed Part 1 of assignment completed. 

 2.  Participate in a classroom discussion to review the terms and concepts we discussed yesterday. 

 3.  Continue to research your monarch with your group.

      Absolute Monarchies Reign Across Europe
     Learning Target: I can DESCRIBE how absolute power was instituted in Spain, Netherlands, France, Central  
     Europe, & Russia.


 



Monday, August 26, 2019
 
Today's Topic:  Absolute Monarchies in Europe

Today's Goal:  Welcome back!  I hope you had a great weekend!  Today be sure you have completed and submitted your Around the World in 50 Minutes activity from Friday.  We are also going to begin our study of the past this year by examining some of the most famous, most interesting, and most powerful rulers in Europe between the years 1500 -1800.  Today you should complete Part 1 of the Absolute Monarchies Reign Across Europe below and begin working on Part 2.

Learning Target: I can DESCRIBE how absolute power was instituted in Spain, Netherlands, France, Central Europe, & Russia.  

Key Terms & Names to Know: Absolute MonarchyDivine Right of Kings 

Today's Assignments:
 
 1.  Be sure you have completed and submitted your Around the World in 50 Minutes! activity.  It will be going live in HAC
      soon. 

      Turn in Around the World in 50 Mins. here!

2.  Next, begin working on Part 1 of the Absolute Monarchies Reign Across Europe in order to review some European
     geography.

     Absolute Monarchies Reign Across Europe
     Learning Target: I can DESCRIBE how absolute power was instituted in Spain, Netherlands, France, Central  
     Europe, & Russia.

3.  Now participate in a classroom discussion of Part 1 by joining the interactive review. Be sure you have the correct answers.

     Click HERE to join.  Enter the web ID on the board 

4.  Next, choose two partners to collaborate with in order to complete the other portions of this assignment.  Be sure to choose
     wisely.  Mr. G will assign your group an Absolute Monarch to research and present.  Once you have your monarch, you may
     begin working on Part 2 of the assignment.  You will have time tomorrow to continue this part. 






Friday, August 23, 2019
 
Today's Topic:  Around the World in 50 Minutes!

Today's Goal:  Happy Friday!  Today we will travel around the world in 50 minutes!  Our goal will be to get a feel for the nations and locations we will be learning about this year.  Students should hopefully complete this assignment today in class for an easy grade. 

Today's Assignments:
 
 1.  Use the link below to access today's assignment. 

      Around the World in 50 Minutes!  - DUE 8/26
      Learning Target: I can INDENTIFY interesting locations, landmarks, and geographical features around the   
      world. 


 2. Participate in a classroom discussion going over the information in this assignment.

 3.  Carefully check your answers.  Use the google form below to submit your work for a grade.

      Turn in Around the World in 50 Mins. here!


 


Thursday, August 22, 2019
 
Today's Topic:  About this course!

Today's Goal:  Today we will be going over the course syllabus.  We will be discussing many of the topics we are going to be learning about this year and going over course expectations. 

Today's Assignments:
 
 1. If you have not done so already, take a few moments to complete the 7 Amazing Stories assignment from yesterday.  Be
     sure to use the google doc to submit your work for a grade.

      7 Stories that Prove History is Never Boring! - DUE TOMORROW!
      Learning Target: I can INDENTIFY one interesting historical person and EXPLAIN why I would like to meet
      them.  


      Turn in your 7 Stories . . . .  here!

 2.  Next, download a copy of our course syllabus.  Participate in a classroom discussion of the course expectations. 

 3.  Once we have completed our discussion, be sure to share the course website and syllabus with your parents or guardians. 
      You will need to sit down and complete the Welcome to World History Assignment.  You can use the button below to
      submit your survey for a grade.

      Welcome to World History Assignment - DUE 8/25

      Turn in Welcome to World History here!

 


Wednesday, August 21, 2019
 
Today's Topic:
  Welcome to World History!

Today's Goal:  Welcome back to school!  I hope everyone had a great summer.  Today we will be sharing some stories about what makes History so interest and why studying History is never boring! 

Today's Assignments:
 
 1.  Welcome to World History - Meet and Greet Activity!

 2.  Use the link below to access today's assignment. 

      7 Stories that Prove History is Never Boring! - DUE 8/23
      Learning Target: I can INDENTIFY one interesting historical person and EXPLAIN why I would like to meet
      them.  


 3.  Participate in a class discussion about these 7 AMAZING stories!

 4.  Take a few moments to complete the google form below for your first grade this quarter. 

      Turn in your 7 Stories . . . .  here!




Friday, September 20, 2019
   
Today's Topic:  The Scientific Revolution & the Age of Enlightenment! - Fun Test Friday!

Today's Goal: 
Happy Friday!  Today you will have a few minutes to study for the test before we begin Fun Test Friday!

Learning Target: I can IDENTIFY individuals in Europe who played a role in advancing Science and our understanding of the Universe during the Scientific Revolution (1550-1700).

Key Terms & Names to Know:
Scientific Revolution / Scientific Method / Copernicus / geocentric / heliocentric / Kepler / 
                                                 Galileo / Descartes / Newton

Learning Target: I can IDENTIFY characteristics of the Age of Enlightenment and predict how these ideas  
                            changed society and government in Europe and the Americas.


Key Terms & Names to Know:
Enlightenment / Age of Reason / Social Contract / natural rights / Locke / philosophe / Montesque / Rousseau / separation of powers / Wollstonecraft / The Leviathon


Today's Assignments:
 

  1.  Study for today's test using the Quizlet Digital Flash Cards and Games

      You can also use the following files in your Google Folder:

      Scientific Revolution Assignment

      Age of Enlightenment Advanced Organizer

      Enlightenment Philosphes Review Chart

      Spread of Enlightenment Ideas Guided Notes

 2.  Ace the Scientific Revolution and The Age of Enlightenment Test (Link will go LIVE soon)






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