Honors World History Unit 5 March 27-30, April 9-13, 16


Posted by cliftonj | Posted in AP Human | Posted on March 21, 2018

Review help, remember to study your notes! From discovery of New World to Napoleon, and revolutions in Mexico, Haiti and Brazil as well as U.S. and France!

Renaissance Trivia-21oh8re – Scientific Rev. at end of this ppt.

Absolutism Trivia-v9r4am

French Revolution review power point-1rhn164

French Revolution Trivia-1bkcj0z


Tuesday March 27

LG: Learn about the Explorers to the New World.

  1. Notes on explorers and their discoveries.
  2. Look at and discuss the Exploration and Discovery Timeline
  3. Read about Christopher Columbus’s Life and complete the “Was Christopher Columbus a Successor Failure?” Activity
  4. Read “The Great Disease Migration”  and answer questions

Wednesday March 28 Bring Textbook today!

LG: Have a greater understanding of the New World and how much it cost to get there.

  1. Complete world map to show Slade Trade
  2. Explorers Chart
  3. Read about “Life at Sea: Sores, Scabs, and Scurvy” and answer the questions
  4. View Guns, Germs and Steel pt. 2 and answer questions

Thursday March 29  Bring Textbook today!

LG: Learn about the Scientific Revolution and the French Revolution

  1. Quiz Incantation Section 3
  2. Take notes on Scientific Revolution, then use book to complete the chart on the scientists.
  3. Take notes on the French Revolution( Old Regime) and Phase 2
  4. Watch the beginning of the History Channel: The French Revolution, answer questions as you watch

Friday March 30

LG: Learn about the French Revolution and the rise of Napoleon.

  1. Notes on Phase 3 of French Revolution
  2. The French Revolution Timeline
  3. Notes on the rise of Napoleon
  4. Complete the History Channel: The French Revolution, answer questions as you watch

Monday April 9   Bring Textbook today!

LG: Look at and compare various revolutions around the world.

  1. Complete a revolutions comparison chart.
  2. Compare and contrast the French Rev. to the American Rev.

Tuesday April 10 Bring Textbook today!

LG: Learn about Absolutism.

  1. Notes on Rise of Absolutism
  2. Stations activity on Philosphers
  3. Use textbook to complete “Philosophers of the Enlightenment activity

Wednesday April 11  Bring Textbook today!

LG:  Learn about Absolutism.

  1. Quiz Incantation Section 4
  2. notes on English Civil  War and Restoration and Glorious Revolution
  3. Read ” The Ideology of Absolutism: Divine Right of Kings” and answer questions

Thursday April 12 Bring Textbook today!

LG: Review material for unit test.

  1. Create Tudors and Stuarts and Hanoverians Family Tree
  2. “Interpreting a Historical Family Tree: Tudors and Stuarts and Hanoverians” activity
  3. Review and wrap of unit 5

Friday April 13 

LG: Understand and demonstrate knowledge of the Columbian Exchange and how it opened up food options around the world.

  1. Review and wrap of unit 5

Monday April 16

LG: Demonstrate your knowledge of Unit 5 material.

  1. Turn in your packet.
  2. Test Unit 5

Honors Government Unit 1 March 22-23, 26-30, April 9-12


Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on March 20, 2018


** Study Guide Unit 1 Test**

STUDY GUIDE FOR Unit 1 Test-1oanttp


LG: Introduction to government class.

  1. Citizenship video
  2. Citizenship Test- Would you be deported?


FRIDAY March 23

LG: Get a better understanding of American government origins.

  1. Webquest in the lab. Turn in.  Origins-of-US-Government-Webquest-19qlz1n (5)-2b1jiw4
  2. webquest_influences_of_gov-2cmmnwe



Monday March 26

LG: Learn about origins of the American Government.

  1. Turn in web quest
  2. Work on political cartoon assignment , due Friday political-cartoon-18208rc (2)-1g9rmzs
  3. Ch. 1 & 2 Vocabulary
  4. Read and analyze the Declaration of Independence


Tuesday March 27

LG: Learn about origins of the American Government.

  1. PowerPoint notes on Chap. 1
  2. Quiz over Vocabulary Ch. 1/2 tomorrow
  3. Activity- Constitution Scavenger Hunt


Wednesday March 28

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of U.S. Constitution.

  1. Crash Course gov. video
  2. PowerPoint notes on Chap. 2
  3. Quiz over Vocabulary Ch. 1 and 2, Thursday
  4.  27 Amendments Activity


Thursday March 29

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of U.S. Constitution.

  1. Quiz Vocabulary Ch. 1 and 2
  2. PowerPoint notes on Unit 1 Sections 3
  3. Share 27 Amendments

Hon. Econ. Unit 5 March 9, 12-16, 19-21


Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on March 8, 2018

Continue preparation on your own for EOC on March 20-21 by logging in to USATest Prep and Joining your class. Assignments are required, and they will count as quiz grades.




Another great practice site for Econ EOC:



Friday March 9

LG: Learn about credit.

  1. PPT and activities to learn about credit

Monday March 12

LG: Apply rational decision making to personal spending and saving choices.

  1. Complete credit notes
  2. positive and negative incentives discussion and activity
  3. Use rational decision making model to select one option over another activity
  4. Personal Finance packet and questions

Tuesday March 13

LG: Explain that banks and other financial institutions are businesses that channel funds from savers to investors.

  1. Touchstone Quiz on International Economics
  2. Compare services offered by different financial institutions notes Financial Institutions Chart-15qbbzc
  3. Explain reasons for the spread between interest charged and interest earned.
  4. Examples of the direct relationship between risk and return.
  5. Evaluate a variety of savings and investment options; include stocks, bonds, and mutual funds

Wednesday March 14

LG: Describe how insurance and other risk-management strategies protect against financial loss and how the earnings of workers are determined in the marketplace.

  1. Define progressive, regressive, and proportional taxes.
  2. Explain how an increase in sales tax affects different income group
  3. Explain the difference between simple and compound interest rates
  4. List various types of insurance such as automobile, health, life, disability, and property. Insurance Activity-2l7tdes  ***Explain the costs and benefits associated with different types of insurance; include deductibles, premiums, shared liability, and asset protection.

Thursday March 15

LG: Identify workplace skills.

  1. Examples of who benefits and who loses from inflation
  2. Identify skills that are required to be successful in the workplace.
  3. Explain the significance of investment in education, training, and skill development.
  4. Discuss what makes people successful and what people need in order to be successful
  5. Wrap up personal finance-go to Lab to practice on USATest Prep

Friday March 16

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of personal finance concepts.

  1. Turn in vocabulary
  2. Test Personal Finance

Monday March 19

LG: Prepare for EOC.

  1. prepare for EOC

Tuesday- Wednesday March 20-21 

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of economics course.

  1. EOC



Hon. World History Weeks of Mar. 5-9,12-16,19-23,26 (unit 4)


Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Honors World History | Posted on March 2, 2018

Unit 4 European & Asian Middle Ages, Renaissance & Reformation ( Georgia Standards of Excellence Social Studies 7,9,11) Ch. 13,14,17,19, and sect. 4 of Ch. 12

Quiz yourself and study for Test Unit 4 with these Trivia Power Points: Middle Ages Trivia-1cb7awx and Renaissance Trivia-21nrobg

Read Incantation, out of class reading book. First quiz March 15 over Part 1

Quizzes and Test Dates for Unit 4

  1. Quiz Africa Early Kingdoms March 7
  2. Quiz Mesoamerican Cultures March 8
  3. Quiz Feudalism/Manorialism March 13
  4. Incantation pt. I March 15
  5. Biographies Quiz
  6. Incantation pt. II March 22
  7. Unit 4 Assessment March 23

Monday March 5  Bring Text Book

LG: Learn about the early kingdoms of Africa.

  1. Notes on early kingdoms
  2. Read about Mansa Musa’s Hajj
  3. Complete Map of Early African Societies and chart

Tuesday March 6

LG: Learn about the development of Mesoamerican Cultures.

  1. Notes on Mesoamerican cultures
  2. Web quest on Aztec, Maya, and Incan cultures Aztec Maya Inca Webquest-23soraj

Wednesday March 7

LG: Learn about the beginning of the Middle Ages- Charlemagne and the Feudal System.

  1. Quiz Africa early kingdoms
  2. Video the Dark Ages with Questions

Thursday March 8

LG: Learn about the beginning of the Middle Ages- Charlemagne and the Feudal System.

  1. Quiz Mesoamerican cultures
  2. Dark Ages video and questions

Friday March 9

LG: Learn about the beginning of the Middle Ages- Charlemagne and the Feudal System.

  1. Notes on Charlemagne
  2. Reading about Charlemagne and organizer chart to fill out
  3. Feudalism Simulation
  4. Feudalism and Manorialism  notes
  5. Feudal Pyramid questions

Monday March 12

LG: Learn about feudalism in Asia, the power of the church, and the Crusades.

  1. Notes on castles and knighthood
  2. Discuss Japan’s Feudalism, after reading article “The Four-Tiered System of Feudal Japan”
  3. Notes on the power of the church
  4. Crusades notes

Tuesday March 13 **Bring Text Book**

LG: The Crusades of Medieval Europe.

  1. Before Crusades and After crusades notes in packet
  2. Post Crusades hand out
  3. Bubonic Plague clip
  4. Get in groups and begin planning Medieval House of Horrors Projects

Wednesday March 14

LG: Research the Medieval topic your group is assigned.

  1. Discuss notes on the 100 Years War
  2. research, plan and complete for your medieval project

Thursday March 15

LG: Learn all about the excitement and horror of the medieval times through the class presentations.

  1. Medieval House of Horrors presentations.
  2. Quiz Feudalism/Manorialism
  3. High Middle Ages notes
  4. Medieval Timeline

Friday March 16

LG: Learn about the Renaissance of Europe.

  1. Quiz Incantation pt 1
  2. Read Politics in Europe handout and
  3. Discuss notes on the 100 Years War
  4. Decline of Feudalism Graphic Organizer
  5. The European Renaissance notes
  6. Biographies Activity

Monday March 19 

LG: Learn about the protestant reformation.

  1. Complete notes on Protestant Reformation
  2. Renaissance Art chart and notes 

Tuesday March 20****Bring your textbook****

LG: Learn about the Counter Reformation.

  1. Notes on the counter reformation
  2. read in your text book and answer questions about the Qing and Ming Dynasties in China Ch. 19, Sect. 2 pp. 536-541, answer questions #1-8 on p. 541; and the Tokugawa Shogunate in Japan Ch. 19 Sect. 3 pp. 542-547, answer questions #1-8 on p. 547
  3. Renaissance/Reformation Map

Wednesday March 21

LG: To reflect on the differences between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

  1. Biographies Quiz
  2. Timeline on Renaissance Era
  3. Middle Ages vs. Renaissance Chart and Questions
  4. Meeting at Runnymede article and questions
  5. Wars pre printed notes

Thursday March 22

LG: Prepare for test on Middle ages, the Renaissance and Reformation.

  1. Incantation Part 2 Quiz
  2. Read an excerpt from The Prince and analyze the text by answering the questions
  3. Complete any work needed
  4. Review for test on tomorrow

Friday March 23

LG: Demonstrate your knowledge of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and the Reformation.

  1. Test on the Middle Ages Part 1

Monday March 26

LG; Demonstrate knowledge of the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation.

  1. Turn in unit packet
  2. Renaissance and the Reformation Test Part 2


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