Friday, August 30, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    It has been said that studying the past can help us figure out our own human nature.
    1. Why should we study the positives of human history?
    2. Why should we study the negatives of human history?

  2. Discuss Comparing Mesopotamia and Egypt

  3. Hammurabi's Code Document Analysis
    Use the documents (Google Classroom) to complete the analysis worksheet

  4. Finish Work and Study for Tomorrow's Quiz (Homework)

Thursday, August 29, 2019

  1. Review Chapter 1 Quiz

  2. Finish Discussing the Emergence of Civilizations

  3. Crash Course: Mesopotamia Video

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    Characteristics of civilization include religion, job specialization, cities, government, language/writing systems, technology, and social hierarchy.
    1. What do you think is the most important and why?
    2. What do you think is the least important and why?

  2. Crash Course: Indus Valley Civilization Video

  3. Discuss the Emergence of Civilizations

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. By looking at this piece of metal, what could you say about this civilization?

  2. Review SAQ Practice

  3. Where Would You Prefer to Live?
    Using what you learned in chapter 1, answer #1-4

Monday, August 26, 2019

Note: Quiz on chapter 1 and work due on Monday, August 26th
Chapter 2 assigned today (See homework from class and Google Classroom)
  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What are some differences between an early agricultural society and a hunter-gatherer society?

  2. Crash Course: Agricultural Revolution Video

  3. Chapter 1 Quiz

  4. Begin work on Chapter 2 (Homework)

Friday, August 23, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How were the Austronesian, Indo-European, and Bantu migrations similar?
    2. How were the Austronesian, Indo-European, and Bantu migrations different?

  2. Finish discussing the Agricultural Revolution

  3. Short-Answer Question Workshop

  4. Finish Work and Study for Monday's Quiz (Homework)

Thursday, August 22, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What are some characteristics of Paleolithic life?
    2. What made the Austronesian migrations different from the others?

  2. Discuss the Agricultural Revolution

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What archaeological evidence of the first humans has been found in Europe?

  2. Discuss Paleolithic Society

  3. Mapping Migrations
    Use maps in the textbook (PDF) to answer the questions

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What are three things you hope to learn in this class?
    2. What are you most concerned about this class?

  2. Finish Historical Reasoning Skills Activity
    Using the four documents (Google Classroom), label which of the skills--Contextualization, Comparison, Causation or Continuity and Change Over Time--each one is and why

  3. Discuss Neolithic Society

Monday, August 19, 2019

Chapter 1 assigned today (See homework from class and Google Classroom)
  1. More Class Information
    Discuss AP World History regions map, Google Classroom, chapter assignments, and online chapter lectures

  2. Historical Reasoning Skills Activity
    Using the four documents (Google Classroom), label which of the skills--Contextualization, Comparison, Causation or Continuity and Change Over Time--each one is and why

  3. Begin work on Chapter 1 (Homework)

Friday, August 16, 2019

  1. Forms of Government
    Review handout

  2. Empathy Activity
    Review the definition, watch the video, and then "find someone who..." in the classroom

  3. Parent/Guardian Contact Sheet (Homework--Due Monday)
    Take syllabus home and have parent(s)/guardian(s) fill out the Contact Sheet

Thursday, August 15, 2019

  1. Class Information
    Review syllabus and course description

  2. Student Survey
    Answer questions

  3. Parent/Guardian Contact Sheet (Homework--Due Monday)
    Take syllabus home and have parent(s)/guardian(s) fill out the Contact Sheet