World History: February 1st – 11th

Monday:

  1. Inside Islam Video and activity
  2. Homework:  Study your notes and study guide for the test on         Wednesday.  Vocabulary and people to identify due Wednesday.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 11 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Tuesday:

  1. Finish Inside Islam Video Activity and Review for the Unit 2 Test
  2. Homework:  Study your notes and study guide for the test on         Wednesday.  Vocabulary and people to identify due Wednesday.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 11 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Wednesday:

1  We will take the Unit 2 Test on the Byzantine Empire, The Mongol Empire, Russian, and Islam

  1. The Unit 2 Notes and study guide are due today.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 11 and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

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Thursday:

  1. Africa and Mesoamerica in the Middle Ages  –  Project Assignment.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 12 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

 

 

Friday:

  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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Monday: (February 8th)

  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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Tuesday: (February 9th)

  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.

 

 

Wednesday: (February 10th)

  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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Thursday: (February 11th)

  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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Economics: February 1st – 10th

Monday:

  1. Determinants Pop Quiz – Used to assess test readiness only.
  2. Determinants Quiz Debrief

Homework:  Study for tomorrow’s Unit 2 Test on Supply & Demand  (Chapters 4-6)

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete one of the chapter reviews from any of the chapters listed above.

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Tuesday:

  1. Supply & Demand Unit Wrap Up.
  2. Review sessions for tomorrows Unit 2 test.

Homework:  Work on the vocabulary and study for the Unit 2 Test on Friday.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 6 and complete the chapter review questions at the end of the chapter.

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Wednesday:

  1. We will take the Unit 2 Test on Supply & Demand

Notes and Vocabulary Assignment Due Today!!!

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 6 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Thursday

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

  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.

Monday: (February 8th)

  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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Tuesday: (February 9th)

  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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Wednesday: (February 10th)

 

  1. Unhealthy economies diagnosis and presentations continued.

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

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 7 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Economics: January 25th – January 29th

Monday:

1.  Demand Pop Quiz

2.  Diminishing Marginal Utility Activity

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Tuesday:

1.  Supply Notes

2.  Working with Supply WS

3.  Working with shifting Supply Curves

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read chapter 5 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Finish the unit 2 vocabulary and study your notes and vocab for the Unit 2 test on February 3rd.

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Wednesday:

1.  Working with shifting Supply Curves  (Wrap-Up)

2.  Equilibrium Notes

3.  Determinants Pop Quiz.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read chapter 5 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Finish the unit 2 vocabulary and study your notes and vocab for the Unit 2 test on February 3rd.

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Thursday:

1.  Working with changes in equilibrium.

2.  Find an article about Supply & Demand in the News

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read chapter 6 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Finish the unit 2 vocabulary and study your notes and vocab for the Unit 2 test on February 3rd.

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Friday:

1.  Price Floors and Ceilings

2.  Unit Wrap-Up

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read chapter 6 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Finish the unit 2 vocabulary and study your notes and vocab for the Unit 2 test on February 3rd.

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World History: January 25th – 29th

Monday:

  1. Continue Empire Notes
  2. Roman City Video –  Start
  3. Assign Rise of Christianity and Fall of the Roman Empire Worksheet
  4. Homework:  Finish worksheets for homework.  Continue working on the Unit 2 study guide.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 6 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section

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Tuesday:

  1. Finish Roman City Video
  2.  Discuss the Rise of Christianity and the Fall of the Roman Empire

Homework:  Continue working on the study guide.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 6 section 5 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of the section.

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Wednesday:

  1. Byzantine Empire/Rise of Russia:  Activity and notes

Homework:  Read Chapter 11 and continue working on the Unit 2 Study Guide

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 11 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Thursday:

  1. Almost There Quiz
  2. The Mongol Empire, Russia, and Cultural Diffusion
  3. The Story of Marco Polo

Homework:  Read Chapter 12 sections 2-3.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 12 sections 2-3 and then complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Friday:

  1. Unit Wrap up and Review

Homework:  Study for the Unit 2 Test on Monday.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 10 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Economics: January 19th – 25th

Monday:

No school today.

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Tuesday:

1. Working with Demand Curves

Homework:  Read Chapter 4 and work on Unit 2 Vocabulary

OSS/ISS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 4 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Wednesday:

1.  Demand notes continued.

2.  Working with Demand Curves

3.  Inelastic vs. Elastic Demand

OSS/ISS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 4 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Thursday:

1.  Diminishing Marginal Utility  (All You Can Eat) Activity

2.  Notes on Shifting Demand Curves

Homework:  Work on Unit 2 vocabulary

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

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Friday:

1.  Working with Shifting Demand Curves

2.  Changes in Demand  vs.  Quantity Demanded

3.  Unit 2 Demand Mid-Point Quiz

Homework:  Finish the Unit 2 vocabulary

OSS/ISS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 4 and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

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Monday:  January 25th

1.  Working with Shifting Demand Curves

2.  Changes in Demand  vs.  Quantity Demanded

3.  Unit 2 Demand Mid-Point Quiz

Homework:  Finish the Unit 2 vocabulary

OSS/ISS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 4 and complete the chapter review at the end of the chapter.

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World History: January 19th – 25th

Monday:

No school today.

Reminder  –  Your Think Tac Toe Project is due tomorrow.

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Tuesday:

1. Ancient World Think Tac Toe Project Due at the start of the period.

2.  Unit 2 Study Guide and vocabulary assignment given out.

3.  Godzilla vs. The Roman Republic Activity  (Start)

Homework:  Work on your new vocabulary assignment.  Work on Godzilla vs. the Roman Republic if necessary.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 6 sections 1-2 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Wednesday

1.  Godzilla vs. The Roman Republic  (Activity Wrap up and discussion)

2.  Notes on the Roman Republic

3.  Julius Caesar and the Roman Civil Wars  (Story Time and Reading)

3.  Homework:  Continue working on your Unit 2 Study Guide/Vocabulary

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 6 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

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Thursday

1.  Roman War Machine Video

2.  Start Roman Empire Notes

3.  Homework:  Work on vocabulary and study for the Almost There Quiz on Friday

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 6 section 5 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section

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Friday:

1.  Continue Empire Notes

2.  Rise of Christianity and Fall of the Roman Empire Worksheet

3.  Homework:  Finish worksheets for homework.  Continue working on the Unit 2 vocabulary

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 6 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section

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Monday:  1-25

1.  Discuss the Rise of Christianity and the Fall of the Roman Empire

2.  Roman City  (Video/Start)

3.  Collect Roman City Assignment

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 6 section 5 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of the section.

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World History: January 11th – 15th

Monday:

  1. Religions Quiz
  2. Ancient Egypt and China Notes continued.

Homework:  Study for the Unit 1 test that will be given this Friday

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Ancient Greece in the textbook and complete the section assessment questions for sections 1 and 2.

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Tuesday:

  1. We will assign the Early Civilizations Think-Tac-Toe mini project.  We will work on this project today in class and what you don’t finish will be homework.  The project is due on Monday January 18th.
  2. Greek contribution notes.
  3. Athens vs. Sparta assignment

Homework:  Finish the Athens vs. Sparta assignment for homework.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Ancient Greece in the textbook and complete the section assessment questions for sections 3 and 4.

 

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Wednesday:

  1. Almost-There Quiz
  2. Greek Philosophy: The story of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle
  3. Alexander the Great assignment

Homework:  Finish the Alexander the Great Assignment and study for the Unit 1 Test

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Ancient Greece in the textbook and complete the chapter review on the last two pages of the chapter.

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Thursday:

  1. Unit 1 Wrap Up and Review

Homework:  Study for tomorrows Unit 1 test.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the assignment for Monday of this week.

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Friday:

  1. We will take the Unit 1 test on Prehistory through Alexander the Great
  2. Unit 1 Notes are due today.

Homework:  Work on your Think-Tac-Toe project which will be due on Monday.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Complete the assignment for Tuesday of this week.

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Economics: January 11th – 15th

Monday:

  1. The three key economic questions that every society must face.
  2. Economic System Notes

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 1 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Work on your Unit 1 vocabulary.

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Tuesday:

  1. Simulation game:  Capitalism, Command, and Mixed Market Systems using Rock, Paper, Scissors.
  2. Game debrief
  3. The story of Jeremy Bentham

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

Homework:  Finish the Unit 1 vocabulary and begin studying for the Unit 1 Test to be given on January 14th.

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Wednesday:

  1. We will discuss and diagram the Circular Flow of the Market System.
  2. Goals of the U.S. economy

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 2 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

 Homework:  Finish the Unit 1 vocabulary and begin studying for the Unit 1 Test to be given on January 14th.

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Thursday:

  1. Unit 1 Wrap up and review

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 2 and complete the chapter review on the last two pages of the chapter.

Homework:  Study your notes and vocabulary for the Unit 1 test tomorrow.  Remember that both will be collected before the test.

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Friday:

  1. We will take the Unit 1 Test
  2. Notes and vocabulary due today.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 3 section 1 and complete the section assessment at the end of the section.  You will have to make up the Unit 1 test upon your return to class.

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Economics: January 5th – 11th 2016

Dear students,

Welcome back to school and welcome to Economics!!!  Here on the blog you will find a list of activities we will do in class each day, project and test due dates, as well as reading and daily work assignments to help you keep up with class in case you are out sick or in ISS/OSS.  I want you to know that Economics is a fun but challenging subject.  If you find yourself struggling in the course and need help I am available after school for review sessions on Monday and Wednesday afternoon.  See you tomorrow! :)

Tuesday:

 1.  Course outline and syllabus

2.  What is Economics?

3.  Who Should Survive Activity

4.  We will discuss the basic economic problem of scarcity.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Write a one page essay describing the most important natural resource that the world does not have enough of.  Be sure to explain why you feel this resource is so important.

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Wednesday:

1.  Basic Econ notes continued.

2.  Assignment of the Unit 1 vocabulary

3.  Working with Production Possibility Curves

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

Homework:  Work on your Unit 1 vocabulary.

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Thursday:

1.  Production Possibility Curves Review

2.  The three key economic questions that every society must face.

3.  Economic System Notes

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 1 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

Homework:  Work on your Unit 1 vocabulary.

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Friday:

1.  Simulation game:  Capitalism, Command, and Mixed Market Systems using Rock, Paper, Scissors.

2.  Game debrief

3.  The story of Jeremy Bentham

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

Homework:  Finish the Unit 1 vocabulary and begin studying for the Unit 1 Test to be given on January 13th.

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Monday:

1.  We will discuss and diagram the Circular Flow of the Market System.

2.  Unit 1 Wrap Up.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read Chapter 2 sections 3-4 and complete the section assessment questions at the end of each section.

 Homework:  Finish the Unit 1 vocabulary and begin studying for the Unit 1 Test to be given on January 13th.

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World History: January 5th – 11th 2016

Dear students,

Welcome back to school and welcome to World History!!!  Here on the blog you will find a list of activities we will do in class each day, project and test due dates, as well as reading and daily work assignments to help you keep up with class in case you are out sick or in ISS/OSS.  I want you to know that World History is a fun but challenging subject.  If you find yourself struggling in the course and need help I am available after school for review sessions on Monday and Wednesday afternoon.  See you tomorrow! :)

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Tuesday:

1.  We will discuss the course outline and class syllabus.

2.  We will look at why World History is important and how you are helping to make it right now!

3.  We will examine the differences between Prehistory and History.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Write a one page essay describing what you know about the history of the world from earliest times to the present day.

Homework:  Give the course outline and class syllabus to your parents and have them detach and sign the back page.

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Wednesday:

1.  We will discuss the characteristics that make a group of people a separate and distinct civilization.

2.  We will look at what the earliest civilizations had in common with each other by examining their individual features.

3.  If time remains we will examine the worlds first written legal code by completing the Hammurabi’s Code Activity.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Use your computer and look up Hammurabi’s Code.  List 10 things you learned about the values and beliefs of Sumerian and Babylonian society from reading this legal code.

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Thursday:

1.  Hammurabi’s Code Activity continued and debrief.

2.  We will examine the major World Religions and Philosophies which have developed throughout history.

3.  Zoroastrianism Video

Homework:  Study the World Religions Packet for the quiz to be given on Monday January 11th.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Using your textbook or an encyclopedia please read about the following religions and philosophies: Judiasm, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Confucianism, Hinduism, Zoroastrianism and Daoism.  Then create a chart with one religion in each column that lists the following things: name of religion/philosophy, name of god, 4 or five basic beliefs, and who the chief prophet or follower of the religion was.

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Friday:

1.  We will assign the Early Civilizations Think-Tac-Toe mini project.  We will work on this project today in class and what you don’t finish will be homework.  The project is due on Monday August 10th.

Homework:  Study the World Religions Packet for the quiz on Monday.  Continue working on the Think-Tac-Toe project.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:   If this is your first day that you have been out please complete one of ISS/OSS/Sick Work assignments from the previous three days.  You do not have an assignment for to day if you have already completed the previous three days assignments.

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Monday:

1.  Religions Quiz

2.  Greek contribution notes and activity.  We will look at the impact that Ancient Greece has had on our world today.

Homework:  Finish working on your Think-Tac-Toe project as it is due on Thursday January 14th.

ISS/OSS/Sick Work:  Read the chapter on Ancient Greece in the textbook and complete the section assessment questions for sections 1 and 2.

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