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