Monday, August 26, 2019

Agenda: Week of August 24 - 28, 2019

Advanced Placement WORLD HISTORY: MODERN with Mr. Duez
UNIT 0 - Ancient History - before 1200
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MONArticle: Fashion Stone Age discuss & then turn in; Video: History of the World in 7 MinutesHeimler's History - Everything Before 1200 (if time)
TUE Heimler's History - Everything Before 1200Notes over Pre-1200 - Early Planetary Migration from Africa; Agricultural Revolution (Paleo to Neolithic); & Preview Early Civilizations & Empires; Video: Andrew Marr's History of the World Episode 1 "Survival"
WED/THUNotes over Pre-1200 Finish Early Civilizations & Empires; Social Stratification: Patriarchy, Slavery, & Caste; Video: Andrew Marr's History of the World - The Word and the SwordNotes over Pre-1200Empires Compared: Roman, Chinese, Greek, Persian; Emergence of World Religions & the Consequences of Empire. 
FRI: Quiz: Ancient History - Can use hand written notes; Review Quiz

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Monday - Article: Fashion Stone Age
Friday - Quiz: Ancient History

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Monday, August 24, 2019
Quote"The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work." - Harry Golden

Agenda:

1. DO NOW: Have the article - Article: Fashion Stone Age ready to discuss. We will turn it in afterward.

2. Video: Heimler's History - Everything Before 1200

3. Notes, Video, & Discussion: Notes over Pre-1200  Early Planetary Migration from Africa; Agricultural Revolution (Paleo to Neolithic)

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Monday - Article: Fashion Stone Age
Friday - Quiz: Ancient History
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Tuesday, August 25, 2019
Quote"You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from." - Cormac Mccarthy

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: To what extent has human migration & settlement been influenced by human interaction with the environment during the early period of human history?

2. Notes, Video, & Discussion: Notes over Pre-1200 - Early Civilizations & Empires

3. Video: Andrew Marr's History of the World Episode 1 "Survival"

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Monday - Article: Fashion Stone Age
Friday - Quiz: Ancient History
An "Intro to Empires" - The Classical World
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Wednesday, August 26, 2019 and
Thursday, August 27, 2019
Quote"It's hard to detect good luck - it looks so much like something you've earned." - Frank A. Clark

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Copy down the questions for the video...

2. Video: Andrew Marr's History of the World - The Word and the Sword

3. Notes & Discussion: Notes over Pre-1200 Social Stratification: Patriarchy, Slavery, & Caste; Empires Compared: Roman, Chinese, Greek, Persian; Emergence of World Religions & the Consequences of Empire. Video: Andrew Marr's History of the World

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Friday - Quiz: Ancient History

The Passion of St. Perpetua - one of the oldest & most notable early Christian texts. Survives in Latin & Greek forms, & purports to contain the actual prison diary of the young mother and martyr Perpetua. 
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Friday, August 28, 2019
Quote: "Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Agenda:
1. READING CHECK QUIZ - Unit 0 - Pre 1200 
Use your handwritten notes

3. Review the quiz

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Start working on Unit 1 - Global Tapestry - Notes

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Agenda: Week of August 19-23, 2019

Advanced Placement WORLD HISTORY: MODERN with Mr. Duez
Summer Reading: A History of the World in Six Glasses by Tom Standage
Unit 0 - Ancient World, pre-AP WH: Modern
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON: Quiz - Summer Reading (you can use your handwritten notes); Review Quiz; Discuss Survey & Letter assignments - due today; Remember: Prompt for the FRQ Timed Writing
TUE: FRQ - LEQ - Writing Thesis Statements with 6 Glasses; Topics sentences, evidence, & understand context. How to write the History LEQ Comparison. Heimler's History "How to Write the LEQ Comparative" (this is where we are heading, we won't be doing all this on the first one over summer reading, so relax. Write a good THESIS, Use topic sentences from that thesis and fill your body paragraphs with evidence to back your assertions. Try to work in "Context". Thesis, Evidence, Context.) 
WED/THUPrompt for the FRQ Timed Writing; Alphonse the Camel - Causation - cooperative read & activity
FRI: Computer Lab to Sign in to AP Classroom - do the first assignment on thereArticle: Fashion Stone Age - due Monday


ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Monday:
1. Quiz - Summer Reading
2. Advanced Placement AP Letter signed by student/parent returned
3. Survey on Website
Wed/Thu: Prompt for the FRQ Timed Writing
Fri: AP Classroom  - do the first assignment on there
Due next Monday: Article: Fashion Stone Age

Learning Targets:
Summer Reading: A History of the World in Six Glasses by Tom Standage
Examination of the major themes of WHAP:
SPICE-T
Social (Interactions & Organization)
Political (Governance)
Interaction w/Environment (Humans & the Environment)
Cultural (Cultural Developments & Interactions)
Economic (Economic Systems)
T (Technology & Innovation)

Essential Questions:
1. How was beer "essential" to human civilization?
2. How did the use of wine in Roman culture differ from that of ancient Greece?
3. Why do Christians Drink Wine and Muslims Do Not?
4. How did Columbian Exchange change the globe?
5. What is colonization and how to British imperial power change the world?
6. How does 'coca-colonization' explain American dominance in the 20th century?
Mr. Duez & Aidan @ Vampire Weekend 8-17-2019
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Monday, August 19, 2019
Quote: "Wisdom's a gift, but you'd trade it for youth." — Vampire Weekend, Step (Modern Vampires of the City)

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Prep for the Quiz - use handwritten notes!

2. Quiz over A History of the World in Six Glasses
Pick up the FRQ:  FRQ Timed Writing for Wed/Thu

3. Review Quiz answers.

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Wed/Thu: Prompt for the FRQ Timed Writing
Fri: AP Classroom  - do the first assignment on there
Due next Monday: Article: Fashion Stone Age
We are really concentrating on Thesis, Context, & Evidence for this week. 
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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Quote"No matter how closely you examine the water, glucose, and electrolyte salts in the human brain, you can't find the point where these molecules became conscious." - Deepak Chopra

Agenda:

1. DO NOW: Identify one historical impact for each of the six glasses

2. How to write the History LEQ Comparison. 
FRQ - LEQ - Writing Thesis Statements with 6 Glasses
Topics sentences, evidence, & understand context.  
THESIS, EVIDENCE, CONTEXT
Heimler's History "How to Write the LEQ Comparative"

3. Write examples of thesis & evidence on Whiteboards
Discuss solid & poor examples

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Wed/Thu: Prompt for the FRQ Timed Writing
Fri: AP Classroom  - do the first assignment on there
Due next Monday: Article: Fashion Stone Age
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Wednesday, August 21 &
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Quote"No matter how closely you examine the water, glucose, and electrolyte salts in the human brain, you can't find the point where these molecules became conscious." - Deepak Chopra

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Prep for the Six Glasses FRQ

2. FRQ Timed Writing - Comparison - Need Black Pen & Paper -  Prompt for the FRQ Timed Writing

3. Alphonse the Camel - Causation - cooperative read & activity

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Fri: AP Classroom  - do the first assignment on there
Due next Monday: Article: Fashion Stone Age
Poor Alphonse
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Friday, August 23, 2019
Quote: "Science is nothing but perception." - Plato

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Pick up the Article -  (due Monday)

2. Computer Lab - AP Classroom - CH 1 Pre-Quiz

3. (if time) VIDEO
Heimler's History - Everything Before 1200


ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Due next Monday: Article: Fashion Stone Age

Monday, August 12, 2019

Book Room

Tuesday we will go to the book room during class to get books.

6th at 1:35
7th at 2:20

Strayer's "Ways of The World"

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Agenda: Week of August 12 - 16, 2019

Advanced Placement World History: Modern with Mr. Duez
Summer Reading Unit - Standage - Six Glasses
Week at a Glance:
MON - Welcome, Introductions, Intro to the *new* AP World: MODERN, & Introduction to "A History of the World in Six Glasses" - SURVEY
TUE - Success Plan; Advanced Academics LetterHow to use the website; 6 Glasses Q & A
WED/THU - How to WHAP-M - through 6 Glasses: Periodization, Themes, & Historical Thinking with 6 Glasses
FRI - How to write the Comparative LEQ & How to prepare for the test next Wed/Thu over the summer reading - Standage's 6 Glasses.

ASSIGNMENTS:
Monday, August 19th: Quiz over 6 Glasses - You can use your handwritten notes
Monday, August, 19th: Completed the student Survey due
Monday, August, 19th: Signed Advanced Academics Letter due
Next Wed/Thu, August, 21st & 22nd: Test & Timed Writing LEQ Comparative over Six Glasses

Tips:  Watch the screencasts over Six Glasses, take note from Mr. Duez's presentations.
Bring your notebook, pens/pencils, and your brain to class
We will use them in class each day.
Bring questions you have over anything and ask them at any time.
Advanced Academics letter due on Monday, August 27th
The survey will help Mr. Duez to better help you!
Unit: Introduction to Course And Summer Reading Discussion - A History of the World in 6 Glasses by Tom Standage

Targets:
Examination of the major themes of WHAP:
SPICE-T
Social (Interactions & Organization)
Political (Governance)
Interaction w/Environment (Humans & the Environment)
Cultural (Cultural Developments & Interactions)
Economic (Economic Systems)
T (Technology & Innovation)
Essential Questions:
1. How was beer "essential" to human civilization?
2. How did the use of wine in Roman culture differ from that of ancient Greece?
3. Why do Christians Drink Wine and Muslims Do Not?
4. How did Columbian Exchange change the globe?
5. What is colonization and how to British imperial power change the world?
6. How does 'coca-colonization' explain American dominance in the 20th century?
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Monday, August 12, 2019
Quote: "Begin with the end in mind."

Agenda:
1. DO NOW - Find your name on the screen & your seat in the classroom. 


    2. Six Glasses - Summer Read - What you need to know. What we will do with it. Don't panic there is plenty of time. 

    3. What is AP World History: Modern - Success Plan & AP Commitment Letter (due next Monday)

    4. Survey on Website

    ASSIGNMENTS:
    Monday, August 19th: Quiz over 6 Glasses - You can use your handwritten notes
    Monday, August, 19th: Completed the student Survey due
    Monday, August, 19th: Signed Advanced Academics Letter due
    Next Wed/Thu, August, 21st & 22nd: Test & Timed Writing LEQ Comparative over Six Glasses

    Tips: Watch the screencasts over Six Glasses, take note from Mr. Duez's presentations.
    Bring your notebook, pens/pencils, and your brain to class
    We will use them in class each day.
    Bring questions you have over anything and ask them at any time.
    Does Standage match each period with a drink, roughly? 
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    Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
    Quote"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." - Laozi

    Agenda:
    1. DO NOW: Pick up from the front table - Success Plan

    2. Using the website to get help with the class. 

    3. Six Glasses ComparisonStudents will discuss six glasses in terms of grouping the drinks
    A. Which have similar characteristics? 
    B. Which drinks contributed to world history in similar ways?
    C. Using the AP World History Themes (SPICE), group the six glasses & major issues by SPICE-T grouping. 
    D. Justify the theme & why it is essential for that time period in history.

    4. Who Are You?
    WHO ARE YOU?
    • What is your name
    • Why did you decide to take AP World History?
    • What is your favorite restaurant to eat at?
    Present in partner groups. We will most likely finish these throughout the week as we proceed.

    ASSIGNMENTS:
    Monday, August 19th: Quiz over 6 Glasses - You can use your handwritten notes
    Monday, August, 19th: Completed the student Survey due
    Monday, August, 19th: Signed Advanced Academics Letter due
    Next Wed/Thu, August, 21st & 22nd: Test & Timed Writing LEQ Comparative over Six Glasses

    Tips: Watch the screencasts over Six Glasses, take note from Mr. Duez's presentations.
    Bring your notebook, pens/pencils, and your brain to class
    We will use them in class each day.
    Bring questions you have over anything and ask them at any time.
    The beach and Six Glasses... two great things that work great together! That's why it's summer reading folks!
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    Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
    Thursday, August 15th, 2019
    Quote: “Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.” - Eleanor Roosevelt

    Agenda:
    1. DO NOW: Which 2 six glasses that Standage refers to are the most similar? 
    Explain How & Why? (Think in terms of WHAP Themes: S.P.I.C.E.)

    3. Periodization through Six Glasses:
    I. Individual students will copy down the periods of world history written on the board. 

    Using their notes from the summer reading, they will pencil in each of the six glasses to where they correspond.

    II. Individual students will write the important historical events that occur during those time periods.

    III. Working in pairs, students will put their heads together to fill in anything they may be missing. We will also write each drink next to each period on the board. Then write the corresponding important events that may have occurred in those time periods. Students have a better understanding of how Standage's Six Glasses connect with world history.

    Discuss these questions in pairs and then as a full class:
    A. What was the impact of beer and wine on world history? 
    B. Explain what a spirit drink is and what is the significance of this drink on world history?
    C. How is coffee a "revolutionary" drink?
    D. How is Tea and Coca-Cola similar
    E. Students will discuss the impact of trade on the globalization of the planet.

    ASSIGNMENTS:
    Monday, August 19th: Quiz over 6 Glasses - You can use your handwritten notes
    Monday, August, 19th: Completed the student Survey due
    Monday, August, 19th: Signed Advanced Academics Letter due
    Next Wed/Thu, August, 21st & 22nd: Test & Timed Writing LEQ Comparative over Six Glasses

    Tips: Watch the screencasts over Six Glasses, take note from Mr. Duez's presentations.
    Bring your notebook, pens/pencils, and your brain to class
    We will use them in class each day.
    Bring questions you have over anything and ask them at any time
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    Friday, August 16th, 2019
    Quote: “If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.” - Milton Berle

    Agenda:
    1. DO NOW: Students will pick up the LEQ Handouts on the front table. 
    LEQ RUBRIC
    LEQ Organizer

    3. Introduction to the "Long Essay Question" 
    LEQ: Comparative (With 6 Glasses)

    4. Comparing Two of the Six Glasses:
    a) How can they be compared - HISTORICALLY?
    b) What historical significance does each drink have?

    ASSIGNMENTS:
    Monday, August 19th: Quiz over 6 Glasses - You can use your handwritten notes
    Monday, August, 19th: Completed the student Survey due
    Monday, August, 19th: Signed Advanced Academics Letter due
    Next Wed/Thu, August, 21st & 22nd: Test & Timed Writing LEQ Comparative over Six Glasses

    Tips: Watch the screencasts over Six Glasses, take note from Mr. Duez's presentations.
    Bring your notebook, pens/pencils, and your brain to class
    We will use them in class each day.
    Bring questions you have over anything and ask them at any time