Nov 16 2014

World History: November 17th – 21st

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Monday:

1.  Strategic Imperialism Discussion

2.  Imperialism DBQ

3.  AT 6

Homework:  Study for the Unit 6 Test on Wednesday.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read chapter 27 and complete the section 1-2 assessment questions.

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Tuesday:

1.  Unit 6 Ism/Ution Wrap up and review.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 6 Test on Wednesday.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read chapter 27 and complete the section 3-4 assessment questions.

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Wednesday:

1.  We will take the Unit 6 Test.

Homework:  No homework.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 28 and complete the section assessment questions for sections 1-2.

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Thursday:

1.  We will look at the causes of the 1st World War.

2.  Start the movie “All Quiet On The Western Front.”

Homework:  Start working on the study guide for Unit 7.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read chapter 28 and complete the section 3-4 assessment questions.

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Friday:

1.  We will Finish “All Quiet On the Western Front.”

2.  Assign the Final Exam Study Guide

Homework:  Enjoy Your Holiday.  Pay close attention to the upcoming World History make up and retake deadlines.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read chapter 29 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions for both sections.

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Nov 16 2014

Economics: November 17th – 21st

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Monday:

1.  Unemployment and Inflation

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Economic Problems and complete the section assessment questions for sections 1-2.

Homework:  Study for Thursday’s test on Economic Measurement and Problems

Work on the Personal Finance Project  (Due December 2nd)

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Tuesday:

1.  Inflation and Unemployment continued.

2.  Almost There Quiz  Unit 3

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Economic Problems and complete the section assessment questions for sections 3-4.

Homework:  Study for Thursday’s test on Economic Measurement and Problems

Work on the Personal Finance Project  (Due December 2nd)

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Wednesday:

1.  We will review for the Unit 3 Test

2.  Discuss the results of the Almost-There Quiz

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Economic Measurement and complete the section assessment questions for sections 1-2.

Homework:  Study for Thursday’s test on Economic Measurement and Problems

Work on the Personal Finance Project  (Due December 2nd)

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Thursday:

1.  We will take the Unit 3 Test on Economic Measurement

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Economic Measurement and complete the section assessment questions for sections 3-4.

Homework:  Work on the Personal Finance Project  (Due December 2nd)

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Friday:

1.  Fiscal Policy Notes

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Fiscal Policy and complete the section assessment questions for sections 1-2.

Homework:  Work on the Unit 4 Vocabulary.

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Oct 26 2014

World History: October 27th – October 31st

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Monday:

1.  Unit 5 Test Results

2.  Congress of Vienna Activity

Homework:   Unit 6 Study Guide Assigned

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 23 Sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Tuesday:

1.  Congress of Vienna Activity Debrief

2.  Latin American Revolutions Handout

3. Monroe Doctrine Story

Homework:  Work on the Unit 6 Study Guide

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 23 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Wednesday:

1.  Lecture on the Agricultural Revolution

2.  We will start the Industrial Revolution City Game

Homework:  Work on the Unit 6 study guide vocabulary.  This will be due the day of the Unit 6 test.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 25 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Thursday:

1.  Industrial Revolution City Game wrap-up

2.  Class vote for best city.

3.  Notes on the Industrial Revolution

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 25 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Friday:

1.  Industrial Revolution Notes continued.

2.  Dark Side of the Industrial Revolution Popcorn Reading

3.  Video:  The Day the Universe Changed: The Factor Revolution

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Oct 03 2014

Economics: October 5th – 9th 2014

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THURSDAY IS THE LAST DAY TO TURN IN LATE WORK  AND TO COMPLETE RETAKE TESTS  THE FINAL EXAM WILL BE GIVEN ON OCTOBER 15!!!

Monday:

1.   Unit IV Test Results

2.  Unit IV Test Corrections

3.  Market Structures Assignment

4.  Final Exam Study Guide will be handed out.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 7 on Market Structures and complete the assessment questions for sections 1-2.

Homework:  Personal Finance Project Due Tomorrow!

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Tuesday:

1.  Personal Finance Project is Due!

2.  Taxation and International Trade Notes

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on International Tradeand complete the assessment questions for sections 1-2.

Homework:  Continue working on the Final Exam Study Guide  –  Due on October 14th.   Study for the Final Exam

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Wednesday:

1.  International Trade Notes continued

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on International Tradeand complete the assessment questions for sections 3-4

Homework:  Continue working on the Final Exam Study Guide  –  Due on October 14th.   Study for the Final Exam

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Thursday:

1.  Q&A on the Final Exam Study Guide

2.  Final Exam Review Session 1

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  See homework.

Homework:  Continue working on the Final Exam Study Guide  –  Due on October 14th.   Study for the Final Exam

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Friday:

1.  Q&A on the Final Exam Study Guide

2.  Final Exam Review Session 2

3.  If you failed to take a unit test during the course you will be required to take it today in class.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  See homework.

Homework:  Continue working on the Final Exam Study Guide  –  Due on October 14th.   Study for the Final Exam   FINAL EXAM WILL BE ON TUESDAY!!!!

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Oct 03 2014

World History: October 5th – October 9th 2014

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Monday: (Unit III Test Results)

1. We will look at the great scientific discoveries and theories to come out of the Enlightenment time period.

2. Video on the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment

3. Great Scientific discoveries of the Enlightenment

OSS/ISS/Sick Work: Read Chapter 22 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment at the end of each section.

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Tuesday:  (The New World Project will be assigned)

1. Diagramming how a government works activity.

2. Student diagrams of the ideas of Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu and other philosophers.

3. Activity Debrief

Homework: Continue working on your project. It is due on October 23rd.

OSS/ISS/Sick Work: Read Chapter 22 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Wednesday:

1. Absolute Monarchies of the Western and Eastern World

2. Absolutism video

3. Assign Unit 5 Vocabulary

ISS/OSS/Sick Work: Read Chapter 21 sections 1-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Thursday:

1. Civilizations of the Americas (Aztecs, Incas, and Mayans)

2. Video Q&A

ISS/OSS/Sick Work: Read the Chapter that covers the Aztec, Inca, and Mayan civilizations and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Friday:

1. Revolutions caused by Enlightened Ideas.

2. French Revolution video and notes

3. Declaration of the Rights of Man Activity

Homework: Continue working on the Age of Exploration Project Due October 23rd

ISS/OSS/Sick Work: Read Chapter 22 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Sep 28 2014

Economics: September 29th – October 3rd

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Monday:

1.  Q&A on the Personal Finance Project

2.  We will discuss the Federal Reserve and its use of Monetary Policy.

3.  We will watch clips from IOUSA and In Plain English.

Homework:  Complete the vocabulary for Unit 4 and study it  and the notes for the Unit 4 Test on October 3rd.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Monetary Policy and complete the section assessment questions at the end of sections 1-2.

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Tuesday:

1.  Q&A on the Personal Finacne Project

2.  We will look at and use the Tools of Monetary Policy to fix the national economy and restore it to health.

Homework:  Complete the vocabulary for Unit 4 and study it  and the notes for the Unit 4 Test on October 3rd.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Monetary Policy and complete the section assessment questions at the end of sections 3-4.

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Wednesday:

1.  Career crusing activity in the lab.

2.  The FED CHAIRMAN game

3.  Wrap up our discussion of Monetary Policy

Homework:  Complete the vocabulary for Unit 4 and study it  and the notes for the Unit 4 Test on October 3rd.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Fiscal Policy and complete the section assessment questions at the end of sections 1-2.

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Thursday:

1.  We will review for the Unit 4 Test to be given tomorrow.

Homework:  Complete the vocabulary for Unit 4 and study it  and the notes for the Unit 4 Test on October 3rd.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Fiscal Policy and complete the section assessment questions at the end of sections 3-4.

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Friday:

1.  We will take the Unit 4 Test on Fiscal and Monetary Policy

Homework:  Complete the Personal Finance Project and be prepared to turn it in on Tuesday October 7th.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Monetary Policy and complete the section assessment questions at the end of sections 1-2.

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Sep 28 2014

World History: September 29th – October 3rd

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Monday:

1.  We will learn about Renaissance Art.

2.  Class reading on the Book of Courtier.

Homework:  Study the Unit 3 Study Guide for the test on October 3rd.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Using the contents page please find the chapter on the Renaissance and the Protestant Reformation.  Please read sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Tuesday:

1.  We will learn about the various churches to come out of the schism created by the Protestant Reformation

2.  We will discuss the role of Martin Luther in the Protestant Reformation.  We will also discuss the role of John Calvin

Homework:  Study the Unit 3 Study Guide for the test on October 3rd.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Using the contents page please find the chapter on the Renaissance and the Protestant Reformation.  Please read sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Wednesday:

1.  We will look at how the Protestant Reformation led to the Thirty Years War.

2.  We will look at the reasons for the creation of the Church of England

3.  We will watch a clip from the movie “A Man For All Seasons.”

Homework:  Study the Unit 3 Study Guide for the test on October 3rd.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Using the contents page please find the chapter on the Renaissance and the Protestant Reformation.  Please read the chapter on the Middle Ages in Western Europe and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

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Thursday:

1.  We will review for the test on the Middle Ages, The Renaissance, and the Protestant Reformation

Homework:  Study the Unit 3 Study Guide for the test on October 3rd.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Using the contents page please find the chapter on the Renaissance and the Protestant Reformation.  Please read the chapter and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

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Friday:

1  We will take the Unit 3 Test on the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Protestant Reformation

Homework:  No homework.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Using the contents page please find the chapter on the Renaissance and the Protestant Reformation.  Please read the chapter and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

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Sep 07 2014

Economics: September 8th – 12th

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Monday:

1.  Inflation lecture and calculating inflation continued.  (Hyperinflation and Stagflation)

2.  We will discuss the economic problem of poverty.

3.  Mr. Perfect Economy

4.  Unit 3 Vocabulary assignment

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Economic Problems and complete the section assessment questions for the section on inflation.

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Tuesday:

1.  Perfect vs. Imperfect Economies Activity.  (Patient diagnosis)

2.  Predicting the Business Cycle  –  Leading, Coincidental, and Lagging Indicators

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Economic Measurement and complete the section assessment questions for the section that discusses the Business Cycle.

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Wednesday:

1.  Unit 3 Almost-There Quiz

2.  Business Types and Market Structures Activity.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 3 Test on Friday of this week.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Market Structures and complete the section assessment questions for sections 1-2 of that chapter.

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Thursday:

1.  Unit wrap up and review for the Unit 3 Test.

2.  Personal Finance Project Assignment

Homework:  Study for the Unit 3 Test on Friday of this week.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter that discusses Economic Problems.

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Friday:

1.  We will take the Unit 3 Test on Economic Measurements and Problems.

Homework:  Work on the Personal Finance Project over the break.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the assignment listed for Monday September 8th.

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Sep 07 2014

World History: September 8th – 12th

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Monday:

1.  Feudalism lecture and act out.

2.  Charlemagne and the Viking

3.  Watch the video Castle  –  styles of combat

Homework:  Work on the Unit 3 Vocabulary/Study Guide

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 13 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Tuesday:

1.  The students will work on the Power of the Roman Catholic Church Pyramid

2.  Discussion on church powers and roles in Middle Age Europe

3.  Start Video:  Cathedral

Homework:  Continue working on the unit vocabulary assignment.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the chapter review at the end of Chapter 13.

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Wednesday:

1.  Finish watching the video Cathedral and further discuss the influences of the Roman Catholic Church on Middle Age society.

2.  Cathedral Ticket Out The Door

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 14 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions.

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Thursday:

1.  Papal Problem Based Learning Group Activity and presentations.

2.  The importance of the Magna Carta

Homework:  Study for the Unit 3a Quiz on the Middle Ages

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 14 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of the section.

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Monday:

1.  Finish watching the video Cathedral and further discuss the influences of the Roman Catholic Church on Middle Age society.

2.  The Great Schism Act Out Lecture/Decline in the power of the Roman Catholic Church

3.  Review for the Unit 3a Quiz on the Middle Ages. (Quiz on Monday!)

Homework:  Study your notes and the review sheet for the Unit 3a  Quiz on the Middle Ages.  This quiz is worth 50 pts.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 13 and complete the chapter review on the last two pages of the chapter.

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Aug 30 2014

Economics: September 2nd – 5th

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Tuesday:

1.  We will review the results of the Unit 2 Test on Supply & Demand

2.  We will discuss the major Economic Problems and their causes.

3.  We will experiment with economic measurements designed to tell us when we are having Economic Problems.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  On the back cover of the textbook find the chapter on Economic Measurement.  Read sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment at the end of each section.

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Wednesday:

1.  We will look at the forces of Aggregate Supply & Demand and analyze how they help determine the strength or weakness of Gross Domestic Product.

2.  We will discuss the Economic Problem of Unemployment.

Homework:  Work on the vocabulary for Unit 3.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  On the back cover of the textbook find the chapter on Economic Measurement.  Read sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment at the end of each section.

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Thursday:

1.  We will finish our look at the causes and effects of unemployment.

2.  We will discuss the economic problem of inflation and how it is measured by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

3.  Students will use the Market Basket, CPI, and PPI to determine the rate of inflation during different periods of time.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  On the back cover of the textbook find the chapter on Economic Problems.  Read sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment at the end of each section.

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Friday:

1.  Personal Finance Project Assignment.

2.  We will take what we have learned about economic problems and their measurement in the national economy and use it to diagnose unhealthy economies.

Homework:  Study your notes and your vocabulary for next weeks Unit 3 Test.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  On the back cover of the textbook find the chapter on Economic Problems.  Read sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment at the end of each section.

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