Weekly Focus and Activities (2011-2012)

Weekly Focus and Activities (2011-2012)

WEEK 1: CLASS INTRODUCTIONS

Wednesday 9/07/11:

-Students create namecard

-Students create informational notecard

-Students create class quilt (3 pts)

-On your own sheet of paper answer the following questions about yourself:

My favorite thing to do is...

Something few people know about me is...

The gift I give is...

-Draw a symbol or picture that represents one of these questions and include your name.

-Use color and fill up the whole square.

-Partners will introduce each other and tell about the item the student drew.

Thursday 9/08/11:

-Finish class quilt activity

-Go over class syllabus (p.1)

-Time, Manner, Place handout (p.1)

-Create class goals based on C.H.S. mission (6pts)

-Celebrate Community, Have Respect, Strive for Success

Friday 9/09/11:

-Finish class goals activity

 

WEEK 2: INTRODUCE CONCEPTS: CIVILIZATION AND HISTORY

Monday 9/12/11:

-Finish class goals activity

-Brainstorm: Write Ideas on Social Science Perspectve Handout (p.2)

            -What is history? Why is it important? What is considered history?

-What is History Video

-Social Science Perspective Handout (p.2)

            -Flashlight activity, bird duck activity, draw sketch of globe activity

Tuesday 9/13/11:

-Finish Social Science Perspective activity

-Western Civilization Reading and Activity (p.2)

-Create Foldable Notes (p.2)

Wednesday 9/14/11:

-Finish Western Civilization Handout

            -Discuss what Western Civilization means….

-Begin 3 Legs of Western CivilizationHandout (p.3)

-Who, Where, When, What did we learn from them?, What did we copy from them?

Thursday 9/15/11:

-Finish 3 Legs of Western CivilizationHandout (p.3)

-Begin Europe Map (p.4)

Friday 9/16/11:

-No School: Teacher Work-Day

 

WEEK 3: INTRODUCE CONCEPTS: CIVILIZATION AND HISTORY

Monday 9/19/11: G-Schedule (Assembly)

-Finish 3 Legs of Western CivilizationHandout (p.3)

 

Tuesday 9/20/11:

-Begin Europe Map (p.4)

 

Wednesday 9/21/11: B-Schedule

-Western Civilization Assessment

-Finish Europe Map (p.4)

 

Thursday 9/22/11: Advisory

-Complete Western Civilization Assessment (p.5)

-Begin Age of Exploration Notes (p.6)

-What is the Age of Exploration?

-Who participated and why?

-Why is it a significant part of history?

 

Friday 9/23/11:

-Begin Age of Exploration Handout (p.7)

 

WEEK 4: AGE OF EXPLORATION AND ENCOUNTER

 

Monday 9/26/11:

-Answer the following questions on p. 6 :

   1) What countries led the exploration of new areas?

   2) Why did these countries lead the exploration of new areas?

   3) What did these countries want?

   4) Why was Portugal the 1st in exploring new lands?

 -Finish Age of Exploration Handout (p.7)

 

Tuesday 9/27/11:

-Go over answers to the questions above.

 -Finish Age of Exploration Handout (p.7)

 

Wednesday 9/28/11: B-Schedule

-One hand teach/one hand speak activity

-Introduce P.I.R.A.T.E.S. (p.8)

 

Thursday 9/29/11:

-Notebook Check with Peer Review

-Complete P.I.R.A.T.E.S for U.S.A. (p.8)

 

Friday 9/30/11:

-Complete P.I.R.A.T.E.S. for Exploration (p.9)

-Get out your Columbian Exchange Worksheet (p.9)

-Write the following words on your sheet under vocabulary

            -Pandemic         -Cholera       -Influenza      -Malaria

            -Epidemic         -Measles       -Smallpox         

 

 

WEEK 5: AGE OF EXPLORATION AND ENCOUNTER: Transfer of Goods

Monday 10/3/11:

-Begin the Columbian Exchange Reading and Handout (p.10)

 

Tuesday 10/4/11:

-Complete the Import/Export Handout (p.11)

-Work with your group and research your continent area's imports and exports (p.11)

 

Wednesday 10/5/11:

-Complete the Food Origin Research (p.11)

-Work with your group and research your food choices

 

Thursday 10/6/11:

-Review and discuss causes and effects of the Columbian Exchange

-Get out your Import/Export Sheet

            -What did we notice?

            -Are there any trends among countries, foods, etc.?

-Notecard: How has globalization affected the food we eat?

 -Begin documentary on the nation's food industry, called Food, Inc. 


Friday 10/7/11:

-Revise Columbian Exchange Assessment

-Finish documentary, Food, Inc.


WEEK 6: AGE OF EXPLORATION AND ENCOUNTER: Transfer of Goods and Economies

Monday 10/10/11:

-Define the following words:

            -Genetically Modified

            -Bioengineering

-On import/export worksheet, answer the following question:

            -What effect has the age of exploration had on the foods we eat today?

-Finish documentary, Food, Inc.

-Get out a sheet of plain paper (p.12)

-Analyze webpage, Native American History of Corn


Tuesday 10/11/11:

-Finish analyzing the webpage, Native American History of Corn, and answer the following questions on p. 12 of notebook:

            -Create a One Sentence Summary about the reading.

    -What did the Native Americans genetically modify?

            -How did they do it? Use quotes from the text.

            -How does this article compare to the events in the video?

-Complete P.I.R.A.T.E.S. (p. 9) with new knowledge from the Columbian Exchange (Technological, Social) 

 

Wednesday 10/12/11: B-Schedule

-Begin Economics Vocabulary on p. 13 of your notebook:

-Use computers to define words not in your textbook

-Mercantilism                       -Capitalism                               -Plantations                   -Entreprenuer                 -Risk

-Balance of Trade                 -Joint-Stock Companies         -Triangular Trade          -Inflation                          -Company

-Subsidies                              -Invest                                       -Business                       -Self-Sufficiency

-Complete the Trade Simulation using the computers

http://www.renaissanceconnection.org/innovations_trade.html

http://www.learner.org/interactives/renaissance/spicetrade/

 

Thursday 10/13/11:

-Complete the Trade Simulation using the computers

-Baldicer Activity: Simulation of Early Trade and Joint-Stock Companies

-Score/Activity Sheet (p.14)

 

Friday 10/14/11:

-Baldicer Activity: Simulation of Early Trade and Joint-Stock Companies

 

WEEK 7: AGE OF EXPLORATION AND ENCOUNTER: Transfer of Economies (Trade)

Monday 10/17/11:

-Finish Baldicer Activity: Simulation of Early Trade and Joint-Stock Companies

-Complete Score Sheet

 

Tuesday 10/18/11:

-Complete Economic Handout (p.15)

-Complete P.I.R.A.T.E.S. for Economics (p.8 or p.9)

-Complete P.I.R.A.T.E.S. for Social using pp. 484-491

-Highlight Positive Effects from Exploration

 

Wednesday 10/19/11:B-Schedule

-Go over Economic Handout (p.15)

-Complete Reflection Writing Assignment and submit for a grade (p.16)

 

Thursday 10/20/11:Homecoming Assembly

-Notebook Check (moved to Monday)

-Finish Reflection Writing Assignment and submit for a grade (p.16)

-Attach Score Sheet and "Trade" Work

-Finish P.I.R.A.T.E.S. for Economic and Social

-Highlight Positive Effects from Exploration

 

Friday 10/21/11:

-No School

-Teacher Work Day

 

WEEK 8: AGE OF EXPLORATION AND ENCOUNTER: Writing Process and Google Doc.s

Monday 10/24/11:

-Notebook Check

-Review P.I.R.A.T.E.S. (p.9) for Economics

-Complete P.I.R.A.T.E.S. (p.9) for Social using pp.486-487 in textbook

Tuesday 10/25/11:

-Writing Process and 5 part paragraph Notesheet (p.17)

-5 Part Paragraph Worksheet (p.18)

Wednesday 10/26/11: B-Schedule

-Continue writing 5 Part Paragraph Worksheet (p.18)

-Go over Introduction and Conclusion Paragraph Notesheet (p.19)

Thursday 10/27/11:

-Introduce Transitions (p.20)

-Create Transitions for each paragraph of essay

-Continue working on Introduction and Conclusion Paragraph Notesheet (p.19)

-Complete with partners for own essay

Friday 10/28/11:

-Google Doc.s handout (p.21) and lesson using computers

-Create Google account and share paragraphs in groups

WEEK 9: AGE OF EXPLORATION AND ENCOUNTER: Writing Process and Google Doc.s/ Begin AGE OF REVOLUTIONS

Monday 10/31/11:

-Go  to Library to type up paper using Google Doc.s

 

Tuesday 11/1/11: C-Schedule

-Finish typing up paper using Google Doc.s

-Have students peer edit their work

 

Wednesday 11/2/11: B-Schedule

-Finish typing up paper using Google Doc.s

-Make revisions to teacher edits

-Submit Age of Exploration Papers with Rubric

 

Thursday 11/3/11:

-Begin Age of Revolutions

-Group Cluster about revolutions

-Discuss kinds of revolutions, causes of revolutions, and impacts

-Age of Revolution Notes (p.22)

-What is a revolution?

-Why do they occur?

 

Friday 11/4/11:

-Age of Absolutism Vocabulary Worksheet (p.23)

 

WEEK 10: AGE OF REVOLUTIONS: LOOK AT THE CAUSES OF REVOLUTIONS (ABSOLUTISM, ENLIGHTENMENT)

Monday 11/7/11:

-Primary Source Worksheet (p.23)

-Mercantilism Handout (p.24)

 

Tuesday 11/8/11:

-Finish Mercantilism Handout (p.24)

-Missing Economic Powers Worksheet (p.25)

 

Wednesday 11/9/11:B-Schedule

-Finish Missing Economic Powers Worksheet (p.25)

-Absolute Monarchs/Age of Enlightenment Worksheet (p.26)

 

Thursday 11/10/11: C-Schedule (Veteran's Day Assembly)

-Veteran's Day Activity in Pod

 

Friday 11/11/11: Veteran's Day

-No School

 

WEEK 11: AGE OF REVOLUTIONS: LOOK AT THE CAUSES/EFFECTS OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION

Monday 11/14/11:

-Complete Absolute Monarchs/Age of Enlightenment Worksheet (p.26)

 

Tuesday 11/15/11:

-Go over Absolute Monarchs/Age of Enlightenment Worksheet (p.26)

 

 

Wednesday 11/16/11: B-Schedule

-Revisit Causes of Revolutions Notes (p.22)

-Review/Revise Age of Exploration 5-Part Paragraph Essay

 

Thursday 11/17/11: C-Schedule (Advisory)

-Analyze French Revolution Reading (p.27)

-Introduce French Revolution Storybook Guidelines (p.28)

 

Friday 11/18/11:

-Research Topics for French Revolution Storybook

-Use computers

 

WEEK 12: AGE OF REVOLUTIONS: LOOK AT THE CAUSES/EFFECTS OF REVOLUTIONS (FRENCH REVOLUTION)

Monday 11/21/11:

-Finish Researching French Revolution Storybook

-Use computers

 

Tuesday 11/22/11:

-Put French Revolution Storybook together

 

Wednesday 11/23/11:

-Complete French Revolution Storybook

-Turn in Storybook

 

Thursday and Friday: Thanksgiving Break

 

WEEK 13: AGE OF REVOLUTIONS: LOOK AT THE CAUSES/EFFECTS OF REVOLUTIONS (INDUSTRIAL)

Monday 11/28/11:

-Go over French Revolution Storybooks

-Notes Causes/Effects of the French Revolution (p.29)

-Video on The French Revolution

 

Tuesday 11/29/11:

-Finish video on The French Revolution

-Industrial Revolution Web and Notes (p.30)

 

Wednesday 11/30/11: B-Schedule

-Entrance Slip: What countries are considered Rich/Poor today?

-Factors of Production and Vocabulary worksheet (p.31)

 

Thursday 12/1/11:

-Mechanization Activity

 

Friday 12/2/11: Early Release at 12:07

-Finish Vocabulary (p.32) 

 

WEEK 14: AGE OF REVOLUTIONS: LOOK AT THE CAUSES/EFFECTS OF REVOLUTIONS (INDUSTRIAL)

Monday 12/5/11:

-Go over Factors of Production (p.30)

-Complete Vocabulary (p.31)

 

Tuesday 12/6/11:

-Notebook Check pp. 22, 23, and 27

-Began Research Notes on Industrial Revolution using P.I.R.A.T.E.S. (p.32)

 

Wednesday 12/7/11: B-Schedule

-Complete Notes (p.32)

-Create visuals that correspond to the research (p.33)

Thursday 12/8/11:

-Career Cruising Lesson in B-Pod computer lab

-Hosted by the Counselors

 

Friday 12/9/11:

-Station Notes using Student Visuals (p.32)

-Read and answer the Document Based Questions from pp.652-653 (p.34)

 

WEEK 15: AGE OF REVOLUTIONS: LOOK AT THE CAUSES/EFFECTS OF REVOLUTIONS (INDUSTRIAL) AND PRIMARY SOURCES

Monday 12/12/11:

-Review Document Based Answers (p.34)

-Primary Source Activity instructions (p.35)

-Complete Activity in Library using GoogleDoc.s

 

Tuesday 12/13/11:

-NoodleTools Training in Library using Primary Source Activity

 

Wednesday 12/14/11: B-Schedule

-Review Sheet (p.36)

-P.I.R.A.T.E.S. Notes and Primary Sources

 

Thursday 12/15/11: Advisory

-Industrial Revolution Assessment

-Industrial Revolution Video

 

Friday 12/16/11: Holiday Assembly

-Edit Primary Source using GoogleDoc.s

-Industrial Revolution Video

 

WEEK 16: AGE OF REVOLUTIONS: LOOK AT THE CAUSES/EFFECTS OF REVOLUTIONS (RUSSIAN REVOLUTION)

Monday 1/2/12:

-No School

 

Tuesday 1/3/12:

-Review Industrial Revolution Test

-Revolutions Review (p.37)

 

Wednesday 1/4/12: B-Schedule

-Revolutions Review (p.37)

-Factory Life Visual

 

Thursday 1/5/12:

-Word Web: Russia (p.38)

-Russia Comparison Chart (p.39)

-Russia Introduction Video

 

Friday 1/6/12:

-Russia Comparison Chart (p.39)

-One Sentence Summary

-Russia Notes (p.38)

 

WEEK 17: AGE OF REVOLUTIONS: LOOK AT THE CAUSES/EFFECTS OF REVOLUTIONS (RUSSIAN REVOLUTION)

Monday 1/9/12:

-Russia Map (p.40)

-Side A

 

Tuesday 1/10/12:

-Russia Map (p.40)

-Side B

-Turn in for a grade

Wednesday 1/11/12: B-Schedule

-Vocabulary (p.41)

 

Thursday 1/12/12:

-Finish Vocabulary (p.41)

-Unit Goal Notes (p.38)

 

Friday 1/13/12:

-Goal 1: Read and Take Notes on pp.729 (p.42)

-Complete a visual respresentation of notes

 

WEEK 18: AGE OF REVOLUTIONS: LOOK AT THE CAUSES/EFFECTS OF REVOLUTIONS (RUSSIAN REVOLUTION)

Monday 1/23/12: 2 Hour Late Start

-Goal 1:  Finish visual respresentation of notes

 

Tuesday 1/24/12:

-Review Goal 1 Notes

-Goal 1: DBQ pp.733 (p.42)

 

Wednesday 1/25/12: B-Schedule

-Notebook Check

-Review and Revise Goal 1: DBQ p.733

 

Thursday 1/26/12: C-Schedule Advisory

-Russia Identifications (p.43)

 

Friday 1/27/12: C-Schedule MLK Assembly

-Finish Russia Identifications (p.44)

 

WEEK 19: AGE OF REVOLUTIONS: LOOK AT THE CAUSES/EFFECTS OF REVOLUTIONS (RUSSIAN REVOLUTION)

Monday 1/30/12:

-Russian Identification Review Game

-Begin Russian Timeline (p.44)

 

Tuesday 1/31/12:

-Finish Russian Timeline (p.44)

-List Causes of 1917 Russian Revolution on back of timeline (p.44)

-Complete Pie  Chart Activity (p.44)

 

Wednesday 2/1/12: B-Schedule

-Go over Pie  Chart Activity (p.44)

-Guided Notes (p.45)

 

Thursday 2/2/12:

-Begin P.E.S. Notes using pages 792-793 and 824-825 (p.46)

-Take notes on how Russia changed Politically, Economically, and Socially using the pages above

 

Friday 2/3/12:

-Go over P.E.S. Notes (p.46)

-Video "Stalin"

-Begin 4 picture visual on how Russia chooses "Stability over Chaos" or "Causes/Effects of the Russian Revolution" (p.47)

-Include color, explanations of each picture, and a One Sentence Summary (O.S.S.) that supports this theme

 

WEEK 20: AGE OF REVOLUTIONS: LOOK AT THE CAUSES/EFFECTS OF REVOLUTIONS (RUSSIAN REVOLUTION)

Monday 2/6/12:

-Finish 4 picture visual (p.47)

 

Tuesday 2/7/12:

-Turn in 4 picture visual (p.47)

-Review for Semester 1 Exam

 

Wednesday-Friday 2/8/12-2/10/12: Exams Schedule

-Take Semester 1 Exam