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WEEKLY LESSONS

06/01/2017

FINAL EXAM

05/31/2017

Review for Final

05/30/2017

Muslim Empires pg. 548

Muslim Achievements pg 556

05/26/2017

Origins of Islam pg. 538

 Beliefs of Islam pg. 542

Key Terms pg538/542

05/25/2017

Islamic Civilization 

Documentary Notes

05/24/2017

East African Civilizations  pg. 522

Society and Culture pg. 526

Key Terms pg 526

05/23/2017

A Trading Empire pg.510

Muslim Empires of West Africa pg. 516

Key Terms pg. 510

05/22/2017

Documentary Notes

Early African Civilizations

05/18/2017

Shi Huangdi Unites China 453-459

Expansion Under the Han Dynasty

05/17/2017

China Under The Zhou Dynasty pg. 437

Religions and Beliefs of Ancient China 440

Chapter Assessment pg. 446

05/16/2017

Settling Along the Huang River pg. 432

Questions on the board see me if you were absent

05/15/2017

Introduction to China

Documentary and Notes

05/02/2017-05/05/2018

Indus Valley Civilization

8 features of civilizations for chapter 12 and 13

05/01/2017

Presentations

4/28/2017

Presentations

4/27/2017

Roman 3D Project Due

Presentations begin

4/25/17

Workbook page 126/127

4/21/17

Chapter 10 section 2/vocabulary pg. 436

MS. ZULAGA WAS OUT FOR 2 WEEKS 

4/17/2017

The Governent of the Republic

Vocabulary pg 316

SPRING BREAK

4/4/2017

Continued to Work on Project information in class

4/3/2017

Introduction to Rome

The Rise of the Republic

Assessment 1 pg. 315 1-9

03/31/2017

Geography of Italy

pg 311 Vocabulary Frayer Models

03/30/2017

Introduction to The Roman Republic

Notes

03/29/2017

Greek Stations

03/28/2017

Greek Stations 10

Roman 3D introduced Due Date is April 25th 

03/27/2017

Greek Stations 10

03/24/2017

NO SCHOOL

03/23/2017

Use this time to catch up on any work that you have not completed.

03/21/2017

Audio listening 

Chapter 9 Section 4 Assessment 1-6 pg. 297

03/20/2017

Late Presentations Due

03/17/2017

Career Day 

03/16/2017

Project Presentations

03/15/2017

Greek Projects are Due/presentations

03/14/2017

Chapter 9 Section 4 Vocabulary and Sentences

Reading Checks Section 3

03/13/2017

Library Day.  Last day to do your research your projects are due in 4 days.

03/10/2017

Chapter 9 Section 3 Vocabulary and Sentences

Assessment 2 1-6 pg. 283

03/09/2017

Library Day Research for Project

03/08/2017

Chapter 9 Section 2 Group Reading

Assessment Section 1 pg 279 1-6

Vocabulary and Sentences  Section 2 Use Frayer Model 

03/07/2017

Library Day Research for project

H.W. Work on Gods Project. This will be your homework until 3/17 when your project is due. 

03/06/2017

Section 1 Chapter 9 

Popcorn Reading 

Vocabulary and Sentences

03/03/2017

Introduction to Chapter 9

Notes

H.W. Work on Gods Project. This will be your homework until 3/17 when your project is due. 

03/02/2017

Chapter 8 Test

03/01/2017

Chapter 8 Assessment Test Review

pg. 268 1-13 Restate the question in your answer.

02/28/2017

FSA TESTING

02/27/2017

Students will use this time to catch up on everything that have not been able to finish.

02/24/2017

Section 4 pg 264-267

Vocabulary, sentences

Work on Essential Question:  What is power and who should have it?

Homework: Work on your project

02/23/2017

Finish the Assessment on pg. 263 1-7

EARLY RELEASE

02/22/2017

Gods were given out 

Read Section 3 Democracy in Athens pg. 258-263

Vocabulary and Sentences

02/21/2017

Ms. Z passed out the packets of the Greek Gods and Goddesses' project.  If you were not here please see me. 

Finish all of the work not completed while Ms. Z was out.  Use this extra time to catch up. 

02/20/2016

SCHOOL CLOSED

02/17/2016

Read Section 2 complete vocabulary and sentences plus assessment for this section

Substitute

02/16/2017

Complete Assessment for Section 1

vocabulary and sentences

Begin Section 2

Substitute

02/15/2017

My story Pericles 243-245

Begin Reading Section 1 The Rise of City States pg. 246-251

2/14/2017

Introduction to Greece

Documentary

Homework: Identify Evidence

The text says, "the city-state became one of the most important features of Greek culture" What evidence supports that idea?

Notes

02/13/2017

Group Reading  226-233

North American Cultures

Complete Chart

02/10/2016

North American Cultures Documentary

Notes and Work on Chart

2/9/2017

Group Reading pg 216-225

The Aztects

Incas Complete Chart

2/8/2017

Introduction to 
Early North and South America Civilizations

Documentary Notes

 

2/7/2017

Continue working on Chart 

Continue Group Reading

2/6/2017

Group Reading

pg 200-213

Mayans and Incas

Begin working on 8 Features of Civilization Chart 

2/3/2016

Introduction to Mesoamerica 

Documentary and Notes on Aztects and the Mayans

Cornell Notes

2/2/2016

Class Kahoot. Twelve Tribes of Israel Activity.

2/01/2016

Writing Prep Essay is due Make sure your planning sheet and Essay are together.

Last Day to finish 

1/31/2016

Research with laptops and work on Essay

1/30/2017

Notebook Checks Continue working on your essay

1/27/2016

Begin Planning Sheet on Anne Frank 4 Paragraphs

Essay

1/26/2017

Documentary on Anne Frank/Notes

Class discussion

1/25/2017

Continue project and finish

 

1/24/2017

Section 3 

The Jewish People pg 182

Begin creating your own 10 Commandments project.

1/23/2017

PP Presentation

Section 2 pg 176 The Teachings of Judaism

Class discussion 

 

1/20/2017

Section 1 The Origins of Judaism

Vocabulary and Sentences 

Assessment pg. 175 1-6

Homework pg 175 # 9 Summarize

 

01/19/2017

Chapter 5 Judaism

My Story on pg. 167-169 Short Discussion

Begin Section 1 pg. 170 Vocabulary and Sentences 

 

01/18/2017

Finish Test

Begin Judaism Chapter 

Documentary and Note taking

01/17/2017

Test on Ancient Egypt

01/16/2017

No School MLK Day

01/13/2017 

No School for Students

01/12/2017

Kahoot Review for test/Early Release

01/11/2017

Finish all of the 6 Stations use these stations as part of review for Test on Ancient Egypt

01/10/2017

Review Egypt Stations

01/09/2017

Finish Essay 

 

12/23/2016

Finish Essay 

Winter Festival

HAPPY HOLIDAYS

12/22/2016

Finish Essay

12/21/2016

Begin Working on Essay by using your H.I.N.T.S paper and your planning sheets

12/20/2016

ContiNue Working on H.I.N.T.S

Planning Sheet Essay

12/19/2016

Continue working on H.I.N.T.S

Begin working on Planning Sheet Essay

 

12/16/2016

Chapter 4 Sections 2&3 popcorn reading

Continue working on H.I.N.T.S

12/15/2016

H.I.N.T.S

12/14/2016

H.I.N.T.S

12/13/2016 Chapter 4 Section 1

H.I.N.T.S Planning sheet

 

12/12/2016

Introduction Egypt and Nubia video segment

Note taking 

 

12/09/2016

History Fair Judging Library

12/8/2016

Pearl Harbor Activity Questions 

12/07/2017

TODAY WE WILL DEDICATE OUR LESSON TO REMEMBERING PEARL HARBOR with a Video Segment 

12/06/2016

  • Complete the worksheet on page 49 of the Florida Student Handbook

 

12/05/2016

CONTINUE WITH HISTORY FAIR PRESENTATIONS 

12/3/2017

CONTINUE WITH HISTORY FAIR PROJECT PRESENTATIONS

12/02/2016

HISTORY FAIR PROJECTS DUE

BEGIN PRESENTATIONS

12/1/2016

Chapter 3 Common Assessment

11/30/2016

Test Review

11/28/2016

How can you tell that Zoroastrianism was highly influential

Take Notes/ What do you predict would happen if the city-states of Sumer did not participate in constant conflict? 

 

 

11/22/2016

Warm up:  How did establishing colonies help the Phoenicians?

Ancient Mesopotamia Stations

H.W.: WORK ON HISTORY FAIR PROJECT

 

11/21/2016

Chapter 3 Common Assessment

Mesopotamia Stations

 H.W: WORK ON HISTORY FAIR PROJECT

 

11/18/2016

How did the North Star help the Phoenicians?

Assessment Section 4 pg 137 1-8

H.W: WORK ON HISTORY FAIR PROJECT

 

11/17/2016

Warm Up: What is Nebuchadnezzar's empire called?

The Phoenicians Section 4 pg. 132-137

Vocabulary pg. 132 Definition and Sentences

 

H.W.: WORK ON HISTORY DAY PROJECT

 

11/16/2016

Warm Up:  How was Hammurabi's rule similar to Sargon's pg. 121

The Assyrian and Persian Empire Section 3 pg 124-131

Vocabulary pg. 124 Definitions and Sentences

All Reading Checks

H.W: WORK ON HISTORY FAIR PROJECT

 

11/15/2016

Warm Up:  Who became king of the Sumerian city-state Kish?

Code of Hammurabi Activity

H.W: WORK ON HISTORY FAIR PROJECT

 

11/14/2016

Warm Up:  Why do you think trade was done by barter?

The First Empires Section 2 pg 118-123

Assessment  pg. 123 4-8 only

Vocabulary pg 118 Definitions and Sentences/paragraph

H.W: WORK ON HISTORY FAIR PROJECT

 

11/10/2016

Warm Up: What mountain ranges are in Mesopotamia?

Section 1 Assessment  pg. 117 

Answer questions 3-8  restate the question in your answer.

H.W: WORK ON HISTORY FAIR PROJECT

 

11/09/2016 

Students will be able to use todays' class periods to do some research in the library for their History Fair projects. 

H.W: WORK ON HISTORY FAIR PROJECT

 

11/07/2016

Students will be able to use todays' class periods to do some research in the library for their History Fair projects. 

H.W: WORK ON HISTORY FAIR PROJECT

 

11/04/2016

Warm Up: How did Cyrus use the Babylonians' own technology against them? pg. 109

Fertile Crescent Geography Activity 

H.W: WORK ON HISTORY FAIR PROJECT 

 

11/03/2016

Warm Up: Why did Cyrus consider himself "king of the world"? pg. 107

Chapter 3 Section 1 The Civilization of Sumer pg. 110-117

Vocabulary and Sentences pg. 110

Analyzing the chapter, class discussion

H.W: WORK ON HISTORY FAIR PROJECT

 

11/02/2016

Warm Up: Why would cities be important to civilization? pg. 93

Short Video on Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent

Note taking discussion

H.W: WORK ON HISTORY FAIR PROJECT

 

11/1/2016

Warm Up: How might established religion have unified early communities?

Introduction to Chapter 3 The Fertile Crescent 

Short Story Cyruz the Great King of the World pg. 107-109 

Answer the following questions:

How did Cyrus's  strategy affect the outcome of the attack against Lydia?

Where was Babylon located?

What knowledge did Cyrus use to attack?

H.W: WORK ON HISTORY FAIR PROJECT

10/31/2016

HAPPY HALLOWEEN

Warm up: How might established religion have unified early communities?

Continue Test 

 

10/28/2016

NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

10/27/2016

Warm up: How might established religion have unified early communities?

Begin Test

Early Release

 

 

10/26/2016

Warm Up:  Why would cities be important to civilization? pg. 93

Chapter 2 Review

 

10/25/2916 

Naviance Training for students

 

10/24/2016

Warm Up: Why was resource management important to the creating food surpluses?

chapter 2 practice Assessment pg 98 1-14

 

10/21/2016

Warm Up: How are all the world's civilizations the same?

Students will continue to present their projects to the class

 

10/20/2016

Warm Up: Why do you believe laws were important for the first civilizations?

Students will begin to present to the class their Civilization Projects

 

10/19/2016

Warm Up: Why did people move to Uruk? pg 91

If students need more time they will continue to work on their project.  If we are done, students will begin to present to the class

 

10/18/2016

Warm up: What was the lowest social class in most societies? pg 95

If Students need more time they will continue to work on their project.  

 

10/17/2016

NO WARM UP TODAY

Students will continue to work on their project 

NOTEBOOK CHECKS TODAY

 

10/14/2016

Warm Up: Why did Uruk need a bigger and more organized government than Catalhoyuk: pg. 91

Students will begin  working on their own civilization project.  Students will be responsible for creating a pamphlet of their own civilization using all of the features of civilization which are: well organized government, established religion, job specialization, social classes, public works, arts and architecture, writing, cities.

10/13/2017

Warm up: Which animal was the first to be domesticated? When? When did people domesticate chickens?  Were pigs domesticated before or after chickens?

Refer back to the PP and we will begin discussing and analyzing the 8 features of civilization. This will take us up to next week.  Features of civilization must be well understood and analyzed in order to apply to the rest of the Ancient Civilizations in our course. 

10/11/2016

Review of Section 2 (since teacher was absent on Monday) students have the time to finish all of their missing work for Chapter 2

10/10/2016

SUBSTITUTE

Warm up: How did early humans change their environment after the Ice Age ended? pg 83

Section 2 all Reading Checks

Read all of Section 2 class discussion, Power Point Notes.

 

10/07/2016 HURRICANE DAY

10/06/2016 HURRICANE DAY

 

10/05/2015

Warm Up:  What was the biggest change of the Neolithic era?

Chapter 2 Section 2 pg. 90

Vocabulary

Economy

civilization

resource

religion

social class

Put the definition in your own words and come up with a sentence or paragraph using all of the words.

Homework: Explain the purpose for writing and how it changed the way we learn about history?

Extension: How did permanent settlements lead to social differences?

PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THAT DUE TO THE INCLEMENT WEATHER WE WILL BE FALLING BEHIND.  

10/4/2016

Warm Up: What lessons does Gilgamesh learn from his travels pg. 81

Students will finish reading and answer questions 1-7 on pg. 89 

Class discussion on Chapter 2 Unit 1.  Students will come up with their own questions and share with class.

 

NO SCHOOL 10/3/2016

 

09/30/2016

Warm Up:  What skills or tools would be needed to make cave paintings?  What does this suggest of people who created them?

Finish Vocabulary, Finish Stations and begin reading Section 1 Early Agriculture pg 82.

 Students will have a substitute teacher today.

 

09/29/2016

Warm Up: In your own words describe a civilization?

My Story:  The Story of Gilgamesh

Begin Vocabulary

revolution
domesticate
deforestation
erosion
surplus
specialization

Put the definition in your own words and come up with a sentence or paragraph using all of the words. 

 

09/28/2017

NO WARM UP STUDENTS WERE TAKEN TO THE LIBRARY FOR HEALTH SCREENING!

Introduction video to Chapter 2 

Students will watch a video segment on the Beginning of Civilization and Early Agriculture and take notes in their notebooks.

Discussion of video segment and notes from students.  

 

09/27/2016

History Fair Introduction and Discussion with students.  THIS IS NOT AN OPTION FOR MY STUDENTS.  THEY ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE A HISTORY FAIR PROJECT, AS LONG AS THEY ARE IN TEAM D THIS IS A REQUIREMENT.

 

09/26/2016

Warm Up: How do you think farming might have changed people's lives?

Continue with our stations on separate sheets of paper.  Please make sure stations are labeled.

 

09/23/2016

Chapter 1 Test Early People

Ms. Z will not be here due to a conference, students will have a substitute teacher. 

 

09/22/2016

Chapter Review for Test on Friday

Kahoot review Early People

 

09/21/2016

Warm up: Describe an early stone Age community.

 Finish Vocabulary and Sentences

Workbook pg. 30

Reading Check Questions pgs. 70, 72, 74, 75

HOMEWORK: Identifying Main Ideas

What do prehistoric burial sites suggest about human cultures of that time? Summarize

 

09/20/2016

Warm Up: What are some reasons Stone Age peoples may have created Art?

Adapting to Varied Environments

Identify Details: Answer the following questions we will discuss answers as a group.

What were some main ways that humans had to adapt to new environments?

Infer: Why are these adaptations necessary?

 

09/19/2016

Warm up:  How did Stone Age tools change over time?

Begin Chapter 1 Section 3 pg 68-75

Vocabulary: populate, migration, environment, adapt, clan, animism

Short video: How Neanderthals size up to modern humans?

Using the information from the video and notes that were taken, how are Neanderthals similar and different from modern humans? Students will share out their responses.

 

09/16/2016 (Early release, we many need to continue with this lesson tomorrow)

Warm up:  What are three ways we can date fossils? Explain your answer using evidence from the book

Hunter-Gatherer societies pg. 64- 67

Discussion of the Hunter Gatherer Society

Vocabulary: Hunter gatherer, technology, culture, nomad define and use in a paragraph or sentence.

Creating our own questions.  Two questions per section of the Section 

Students will finish Assessment 1 pg. 63 1-7 

HOMEWORK IS DUE

 

09/15/2016 (Early release, we many need to continue with this lesson tomorrow)

Warm up:  What are three ways we can date fossils? Explain your answer using evidence from the book

Hunter-Gatherer societies pg. 64- 67

Discussion of the Hunter Gatherer Society

Vocabulary: Hunter gatherer, technology, culture, nomad define and use in a paragraph or sentence.

 

OPEN HOUSE 6-8 FOR PARENTS

 

09/14/2016

Warm up: What steps do achaeologist take to dig artifacts and in what order?

Chapter 1 Unit 1 pg. 58-63

Studying the Distant Past

Popcorn reading and identifying main ideas and details.

Section 1 Assessment:  pg 63 answer all of the assessment questions in notebook, it will be part of the notebook check

 

09/13/2016

Chapter 1 pg 54-57

Warm up: According to the movie segment we saw yesterday, which time period was crucial to us as a human species?

Group Reading Mary Leakey Exploring the Stone Age pg. 55

Cause and Effect

How did Mary's discovery affect ideas about human development?

What are Mary Leakey’s discoveries?

HOMEWORK: Answer the following question with a full paragraph. 

What are the main theories about the origins of humankind?

 

09/12/2016

Warm up:  What role do archaeologists and anthropologists play in studying early humans?

Students will watch a video segment on early humans and take notes in their notebooks.

Discussion of video segment and notes from students.  

 

09/9/2016

Warm up: Is an archaeologist's work done once an artifact is discovered?  Explain

TEST ON THE CONTINENTS AND OCEANS OF THE WORLD

09/08/2016

Warm up:  If you were making a map of your school, what items would you list in the key? Explain your answers in complete sentences.

DUE TO SOME SCHEDULE CHANGES MANY OF THE STUDENTS WERE NOT ABLE TO PRESENT THEIR PROJECTS.  WE WILL FINISH ALL PRESENTATIONS TODAY 

If time provides we will conclude with our Oceans.

9/07/2016

Warm up:  What is oral tradition? Give examples of oral tradition.

GUEST SPEAKER MRS. DAVIS GUIDANCE COUNSELOR/CLASS COUNSELING.

Homework: Define the following terms:  Equator, Prime Meridian, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Arctic Circle, Antarctic Circle

GO OVER HOMEWORK TERMS

Identify your continents and oceans test.

9/6/2016

Warm Up: �What is Geography?

First 15 minutes of class work with your groups on the Sell your Continent project.  

Last 30 minutes Project presentation to class.

Week of 9/5/2016-9/9/2016

9/5/2016 LABOR DAY NO SCHOOL

09/02/2016

NOTEBOOK CHECK!

Review of our Continents..

9/01/2016

Core Concepts 1.4, 1.5, 1.6 pg. 10-15

Geography's Six Themes Key Terms and Sentences for all 3 units 

Understanding Maps

Historical Maps

Discussion of Latitude and Longitude what these terms are and what they mean 

Examples throughout our maps in class

Compass Rose:  

                                  Never (North)                                                                       Latitude (across) vertical: the angular distance of a place north or                                                                                                                                                                    south of the earth's equator.

                                                                                                                                    

           Waffes (West)                                  Eat (East)                                            Longitude (over the poles) horizontal: the angular distance of a                                                                                                                                                                         place east or west of the meridian.

 

                                     Soggy (South)

Use the extra time to catch up for Notebook check tomorrow FRIDAY 9/1/2016!

 

Warm up: Is an archaeologist's work done once an artifact is discovered?  Explain

GO OVER HOMEWORK TERMS

Identify your continents and oceans test.

 

8/22/2016

Review of Classroom rules, Explanation of packets and required signatures, expectations and introduction of teacher and students.

HW: Bring packets signed and completed 1st period DUE FRIDAY

8/23/2016

Begin and explain “What are my learning Strengths Activity”

HW: Cursive alphabet one line for lower and uppercase DUE FRIDAY!

 

8/24/2016

Warm Up: What is History

Review the differences of what is a Cause and Effect, notes, discussion of why History is so important and what it means to us.

Notes

  • Cause: Is a reason that something happened.
  • Effect: Is what happens after the event.
  • Example of a cause: A tornado hit the city
  • Example of an Effect: People have to rebuild.

Finish “What are my learning Strengths Activity”

 

8/25/2016 (substitute)

Take a Core Exam.  If you did not take this exam please see me.  Once finished with this Core exam students are to finish “What are my learning Strengths Activity”, if finished begin Scavenger Hunt on backboard.

 

8/26/2016

Finish any of the activities not completed during the week.

HW: Cursive Alphabet capitals and lowercase 1 line each letter. DUE MONDAY!

 

HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!!!!

 

Week of 8/29/2016-9/02/2016

8/29/2016

Introduction to Core Concepts 1.1 pg. 4 

Measuring Time Key Terms and Sentences

Identifying the differences between B.C.E, B.C., C.E and A.D.

Notes From the Board (timeline sequence of time what is considered Prehistory, Ancient History, Medieval History and Modern History)

Homework: Timeline of 10 important life events DUE WEDNESDAY

8/30/2016

Core Concepts 1.2 pg. 6

Historical Sources Key Terms and Sentences 

Notes from the Board (Julian and Gregorian Calendars)

What is a Primary Source?

What is a Secondary Source?

What is Plagiarism?

Examples provided in class

8/31/2015

Core Concepts 1.3 pg. 8

Archaeology and Other Sources

Archaeology and other Sources Key Terms and Sentences

What is the difference between Archaeology and Anthropology

Drawing Conclusions 

Do archaeologists and anthropologists often work together? Explain why or why not?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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