Sunday, September 29, 2019

Agenda: Week of Sept 30 to Oct 4, 2019

Advanced Placement WORLD HISTORY: MODERN with Mr. Duez
Unit 2 - Networks of Exchange & Unit 3 - Land Based Empires, c. 1200 to c. 1450
Chapter 8 "Silk, Sand, Sea, & American Web of Trade" & Chapter 12 "Mongol Moment"
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON: Crash Course Silk RoadIntroducing Networks of Exchange - Silk, Sand, Sea, & American Web systems of exchange; Match Claims & Evidence
TUE: Ibn al-Athir "On the Tatars" 1220-1221 CE; DBQ Point of View handoutSilk, Sand, Sea, and American Web of Trade
WED/THU: Intro to the Mongol Empire; Crash Course The MongolsImpact of the MongolMongol DBQ DocumentsMongol Poster Project: PRESENTATION - MONGOL DBQ
FRI: Mongol DBQ DocumentsMongol Poster Projects Presented in class: PRESENTATION - MONGOL DBQ - Students will present their posters


ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Due Friday by the end of the class period - Mongol DBQ Documents MONGOL DBQ Posters
Quiz over UNIT 2 -  Chapter 8 "Silk, Sand, Sea, & American Web of Trade" & Chapter 12 "Mongol Moment" after the break
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Monday, Sept 30, 2019
Quote: "He Who Knows Others Is Wise. He Who Knows Himself Is Enlightened." - Tao Te Ching

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Copy the questions down for the Crash Course Silk Road video

2. Video: Crash Course WH "The Silk Road" - Crash Course Silk Road

3. Notes, Video, Discussion: Introducing Networks of Exchange

(if time) 4. Match Claims & Evidence
Context is like the set for a play; it does not tell the story, but it does make the story easier to understand. The developments could serve as either evidence or context related to the given claim.
§ Claim: Improved commercial practices & technology led to an increased volume of trade on the Silk Road.
§ List: Caravanserai, Song Dynasty, credit, money, porcelain, Islam, Abbasid Caliphate, textiles

Which of the five items in the list best serve as evidence to support the given claim and which three items provide helpful context for understanding the claim.

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Due Friday by the end of the class period - Mongol DBQ Documents MONGOL DBQ Posters
Quiz over UNIT 2 -  Chapter 8 "Silk, Sand, Sea, & American Web of Trade" & Chapter 12 "Mongol Moment" after the break
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Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019
Quote: "I haven’t failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” - Thomas Edison

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Pick up the handout - Ibn al-Athir "On the Tatars" 1220-1221 CE

2. Point of View: DBQ Point of View handout

3. Notes, Video, Discussion: Networks of Exchange
Silk, Sand, Sea, and American Web of Trade

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Due Friday by the end of the class period - Mongol DBQ Documents MONGOL DBQ Posters
Quiz over UNIT 2 -  Chapter 8 "Silk, Sand, Sea, & American Web of Trade" & Chapter 12 "Mongol Moment" after the break
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Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019
and Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019
Quote: ”It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” - Aristotle

1. DO NOW: Pick up the Mongol DBQ Documents

2. Notes, Video, Discussion: CH 12 - Intro to the Mongol EmpireCrash Course The MongolsImpact of the Mongol

3. MONGOL DBQ PROJECT: 
PRESENTATION - MONGOL DBQ
Students will work in groups to break down the DBQ and create a poster showing it. 

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Due Friday by the end of the class period - Mongol DBQ Documents MONGOL DBQ Posters
Quiz over UNIT 2 -  Chapter 8 "Silk, Sand, Sea, & American Web of Trade" & Chapter 12 "Mongol Moment" after the break
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Friday, Nov. 19, 2018
Quote: “If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.” - Milton Berle

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Prep the DBQ document work to create your posters this period. 

2. Present Posters

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Due Friday by the end of the class period - Mongol DBQ Documents MONGOL DBQ Posters
Quiz over UNIT 2 -  Chapter 8 "Silk, Sand, Sea, & American Web of Trade" & Chapter 12 "Mongol Moment" after the break

HAVE A GREAT 9 DAYS AWAY, for some reason
(I really don't understand why we are taking a break right now, I felt like we were just getting on a roll)

When we return, we'll be discussion CH 4 Sensation & Perception and CH 5 Consciousness
Wednesday, October 

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Agenda: Week of Sept. 23-27, 2019

Advanced Placement WORLD HISTORY: MODERN with Mr. Duez
Unit 1, Part 2 - Global Tapestry: 
Islam, S/SW Asia, Americas/Africa, Europe 1200-1450
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON - Compare Hinduism & BuddhismVideoHeimler's History: State-Building in THE AMERICAS and AFRICA & Heimler's History: Heimler’s History: Developments in EUROPE with questions over both: Questions over Heimler's History: State Building in the AMERICAS & AFRICA, PLUS: EUROPE
TUE - Quiz Unit 1, Part 2: Global Tapestry: Islam, S/SW Asia, Americas/Africa, Europe 1200-1450; Review Quiz
WED/THU - Notes/Discussion: Americas/Africa, SW Asia, Europe; Test Taking Strategies: PRACTICE Multiple Choice Questions Unit 1 - Islam, Africa/Americas, S/SW Asia, & Europe
FRI - TEST Unit 1, Part 2 - Global Tapestry: Islam, S/SW Asia, Americas/Africa, Europe 1200-1450

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
TUE Sept. 24: Quiz Unit 1, Part 2: Global Tapestry: Islam, S/SW Asia, Americas/Africa, Europe 1200-1450
FRI Sept. 27: TEST Unit 1, Part 2: Global Tapestry: Islam, S/SW Asia, Americas/Africa, Europe 1200-1450
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Monday, Sept. 23, 2019
Quote“Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” – Susan Gale

Agenda:

1. DO NOW: Compare Hinduism & Buddhism

2. Notes, Video, & Discussion: Dar al-Islam - Spread of Islam

3. Video: Heimler's History: State-Building in THE AMERICAS & AFRICA
4. Video: Heimler's History: Heimler’s History: Developments in EUROPE
Answer questions over both parts of the videos:
w/questions: Questions over Heimler's History: State Building in the AMERICAS & AFRICA, PLUS: EUROPE

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
TUE Sept. 24: Quiz Unit 1, Part 2: Global Tapestry: Islam, S/SW Asia, Americas/Africa, Europe 1200-1450
FRI Sept. 27: TEST Unit 1, Part 2: Global Tapestry: Islam, S/SW Asia, Americas/Africa, Europe 1200-1450
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Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019
Quote: “Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” - Mary Anne Radmacher

Agenda:

1. Quiz Unit 1, Part 2: Global Tapestry: Islam, S/SW Asia, Americas/Africa, Europe 1200-1450

2. Review Quiz

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
TUE Sept. 24: Quiz Unit 1, Part 2: Global Tapestry: Islam, S/SW Asia, Americas/Africa, Europe 1200-1450
FRI Sept. 27: TEST Unit 1, Part 2: Global Tapestry: Islam, S/SW Asia, Americas/Africa, Europe 1200-1450
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Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019
and Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019
Quote“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”- Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Agenda:

1. DO NOW: Explain with examples how increased cross-cultural interactions resulted in the diffusion of literary, artistic, and cultural traditions, as well as scientific and technological innovation during 1200-1450.

2. Notes, Video, & Discussion
Americas/AfricaSW AsiaEurope

3. Test Taking Strategies... PRACTICE Multiple Choice Questions Unit 1 - Islam, Africa/Americas, S/SW Asia, & Europe

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
TUE Sept. 24: Quiz Unit 1, Part 2: Global Tapestry: Islam, S/SW Asia, Americas/Africa, Europe 1200-1450
FRI Sept. 27: TEST Unit 1, Part 2: Global Tapestry: Islam, S/SW Asia, Americas/Africa, Europe 1200-1450
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Friday, Sept. 27, 2019
Quote: "Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant." - Robert Louis Stevenson

Agenda:

1. TEST Unit 1, Part 2 - Global Tapestry: Islam, S/SW Asia, Americas/Africa, Europe 1200-1450


ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
TUE Sept. 24: Quiz Unit 1, Part 2: Global Tapestry: Islam, S/SW Asia, Americas/Africa, Europe 1200-1450
FRI Sept. 27: TEST Unit 1, Part 2: Global Tapestry: Islam, S/SW Asia, Americas/Africa, Europe 1200-1450

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Agenda: Week of Sept. 16-20, 2019

Advanced Placement WORLD HISTORY: MODERN with Mr. Duez
CH 11 "World of Islam"Ch 8 & 9 "S & SW Asia"Ch 10 "European Christendom"
& CH 7 "Americas & Africa"
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MONCompare Islam to Christianity & Buddhism; Pass back FRQ Essays/Discuss.
TUE - What impact did Islam have on women?Islam: Single world of shared meaning & interaction? Or series of distinct communities, often in conflict with one another?
WED/THU - Marco Polo & Ibn Battuta document study; Discuss documents & questions in groups/class; VIDEO: Andrew Marr's History of the World: Segment on Marco Polo
FRICompare Hinduism & BuddhismDar al-Islam - Spread of Islam; Video: Heimler's History: State-Building in THE AMERICAS and AFRICA

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Wed/Thu this week: Marco Polo & Ibn Battuta document study
Monday Sept. 23: Quiz - Global Tapestry part 2 - Dar al-Islam; S/SW Asia, Americas/Africa, Europe
Wed/Thu Sept 25 & 26: TEST - Global Tapestry, Part 2
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Monday, September 16, 2019
Quote"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." - Confucius

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Compare Islam to Christianity & Buddhism

2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Compare Islam to Christianity & Buddhism

3. Pass back FRQ from Six Glasses. Discuss examples of great, good, ok, & poor work. How can we improve? Thesis, Topic Sentences, Evidence, Context, Analysis. 

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Wed/Thu this week: Marco Polo & Ibn Battuta document study
Monday Sept. 23: Quiz - Global Tapestry part 2 - Dar al-Islam; S/SW Asia, Americas/Africa, Europe
Wed/Thu Sept 25 & 26: TEST - Global Tapestry, Part 2

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Quote: "Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything." - Mary Hemingway

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: What impact did Islam have on women?

2. Notes, Video, Discussion: What impact did Islam have on women?

3. Notes, Video, Discussion: Islam: single world of shared meaning & interaction? Or series of distinct communities, often in conflict with one another?

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Wed/Thu this week: Marco Polo & Ibn Battuta document study
Monday Sept. 23: Quiz - Global Tapestry part 2 - Dar al-Islam; S/SW Asia, Americas/Africa, Europe
Wed/Thu Sept 25 & 26: TEST - Global Tapestry, Part 2
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Wednesday, Sept. 18 & Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019
Quote"To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge." - Socrates

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Pick up and begin reading Marco Polo & Ibn Battuta document study

2. Notes, Video, Discussion: 
Discuss the answers to Travels of Marco Polo in groups & as a full class
Discuss the answers to Ibn Battuta Travels in groups & as a full class

3. VIDEO: Andrew Marr's History of the World: Segment on Marco Polo
Discuss Point of View. 
Historical Evidence.
Historical Accuracy. 
Historical Impact. 

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Wed/Thu this week: Marco Polo & Ibn Battuta document study
Monday Sept. 23: Quiz - Global Tapestry part 2 - Dar al-Islam; S/SW Asia, Americas/Africa, Europe
Wed/Thu Sept 25 & 26: TEST - Global Tapestry, Part 2
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Friday, September 20, 2019
Quote:  "Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing." - William James, American psychologist and philosopher (1842 - 1910)

Agenda:
1. Do NowCompare Hinduism & Buddhism

2. SAQ Practice: Dar al-Islam - Spread of Islam
3. Video: Heimler's History: State-Building in THE AMERICAS and AFRICA

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Wed/Thu this week: Marco Polo & Ibn Battuta document study
Monday Sept. 23: Quiz - Global Tapestry part 2 - Dar al-Islam; S/SW Asia, Americas/Africa, Europe
Wed/Thu Sept 25 & 26: TEST - Global Tapestry, Part 2

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Agenda: Week of September 9-13, 2019

Advanced Placement PSYCHOLOGY with Mr. Duez
Unit 1 - Ch. 1 "History/Evolution of Psych" & Ch 2. "Research Methods"
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MONQuiz: Unit 1 Global Tapestry - Concentration on East Asia; Quiz Review
TUE - Grand Canal/Champa Rice/Tribute System & China's Song Dynasty Economy; Practice Multiple Choice with emphasis on test taking strategies
WED/THUTEST CH Unit 0 Pre-1200 & Unit 1 Global Tapestry East Asiahandout on Islamic Intellectuals
FRI - Dal al-Islam; 


ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
AHS OPEN HOUSE is Thursday, Sept. 19th at 6:00 pm
Monday Sept 9 - Quiz: Unit 1 Global Tapestry - Concentration on East Asia
Wed. & Thu. Sept. 11th & 12th - TEST CH Unit 0 Pre-1200 & Unit 1 Global Tapestry East Asia

Learning Targets:
Quiz and Test this week will concentrate on Unit 0 Pre-1200 & Unit 1 Global Tapestry - East Asia
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Monday, Sept. 9, 2019
Quote: Quote: "In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on." - Robert Frost

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Quiz: Unit 1 Global Tapestry - Concentration on East Asia

2. Quiz Review

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
AHS OPEN HOUSE is Thursday, Sept. 19th at 6:00 pm
Monday Sept 9 - Quiz: Unit 1 Global Tapestry - Concentration on East Asia
Wed. & Thu. Sept. 11th & 12th - TEST CH Unit 0 Pre-1200 & Unit 1 Global Tapestry East Asia
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Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019
Quote"The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases." - Carl Jung

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: In what ways did the Song Dynasty invest in China that led to economic improvements?

2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Grand Canal/Champa Rice/Tribute System & China's Song Dynasty Economy

3. Practice Multiple Choice with emphasis on test taking strategies

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
AHS OPEN HOUSE is Thursday, Sept. 19th at 6:00 pm
Monday Sept 9 - Quiz: Unit 1 Global Tapestry - Concentration on East Asia
Wed. & Thu. Sept. 11th & 12th - TEST CH Unit 0 Pre-1200 & Unit 1 Global Tapestry East Asia
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Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019
Quote"Every man dies. Not every man really lives." - William Wallace

Agenda:
1. TEST CH Unit 0 Pre-1200 & Unit 1 Global Tapestry East Asia
40 Multiple Choice Questions
2 Short Answer Questions

2. Pick up the handout on Islamic Intellectuals - Read through it and take notes, we will discuss after everyone is finished with the test. 

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
AHS OPEN HOUSE is Thursday, Sept. 19th at 6:00 pm
Monday Sept 9 - Quiz: Unit 1 Global Tapestry - Concentration on East Asia
Wed. & Thu. Sept. 11th & 12th - TEST CH Unit 0 Pre-1200 & Unit 1 Global Tapestry East Asia
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Friday, Sept. 13, 2019
Quote"All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on." - Henry Ellis

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: What united the world of Islam and led to it's spread at lightning speed?

2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Focus on - Andrew Marr's "The Word & The Sword" - Islam
Questions for discussion - What united the world of Islam and led to it's spread at lightning speed?

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
AHS OPEN HOUSE is Thursday, Sept. 19th at 6:00 pm
Monday Sept 9 - Quiz: Unit 1 Global Tapestry - Concentration on East Asia
Wed. & Thu. Sept. 11th & 12th - TEST CH Unit 0 Pre-1200 & Unit 1 Global Tapestry East Asia

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Agenda: Week of September 2-6, 2019

Advanced Placement WORLD HISTORY: MODERN with Mr. Duez
Unit 0 - Pre-1200 & Unit 1 - The Global Tapestry
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON - NO SCHOOL - LABOR DAY!
TUE - Pick up Document Study & Visual Sources Handout; Intro to "Global Tapestry" - Developments in East Asia 1200-1450; Video: Steve Heimler: State Building in SONG CHINA [Unit 1, Topic 1] 2019-2020Duez Notes - CH 9: East Asian Connections; The 3 Teachings of China: Confucianism, Buddhism, Taoism 
WED - Japanese Ideals - Document Study; Global Tapestry - Part 1 continued: China & Friends: How Chinese power influenced East Asian Neighbors
THU - Global Tapestry - Dar al-Islam; The World of Islam; Was Islam a single world of shared meaning & interaction ---or--- a series of separate & distinct communities, often in conflict with one another?
FRI - (Pep Rally ScheduleHeimler's History: State Building in India and South East Asia—1200-1450

1st Level Drop Deadline is on Friday, Sept. 6th
ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Quiz Next Monday Sept. 9th: Unit 1 - Global Tapestry
Test Next Wed/Thu Sept. 11th & 12th: Unit 0 - Pre-1200 & Unit 1 Global Tapestry
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Monday, September 2, 2019
MON - NO SCHOOL - LABOR DAY!
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Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Quote: "People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them."  - James Baldwin

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: What does "Global Tapestry" mean to you? 


2. Notes, Video, Discussion:  Duez Notes - CH 9: East Asian Connections

3. Video - The 3 Teachings of China
The Three Teachings Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism have been a backbone of Chinese society and culture since the bronze age. The Three teachings are still intertwined strongly with today's China. There are different interpretations to China's chore faiths. Over time, different dynasties favored different faiths, if only to define themselves against their predecessor. Ultimately though, its all about the philosophy of combining spirituality with every day life. All about the Three 

1st Level Drop Deadline is on Friday, Sept. 6th
ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Quiz Next Monday Sept. 9th: Unit 1 - Global Tapestry
Test Next Wed/Thu Sept. 11th & 12th: Unit 0 - Pre-1200 & Unit 1 Global Tapestry
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Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Quote: "History is philosophy teaching by examples."  - Thucydides, The History of the Peloponnesian War

Agenda:
1. DO NOWPick up Japanese Ideals - Document Study

2. Japanese Ideals - Document StudyWork cooperatively to label the Japanese constitution with Chinese & Japanese cultural & philosophical elements. 

3. Notes & Discussion: Global Tapestry - Part 1 continued: China & Friends: How Chinese power influenced East Asian Neighbors

1st Level Drop Deadline is on Friday, Sept. 6th
ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Quiz Next Monday Sept. 9th: Unit 1 - Global Tapestry
Test Next Wed/Thu Sept. 11th & 12th: Unit 0 - Pre-1200 & Unit 1 Global Tapestry
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Thursday, September 5, 2019
Quote: "History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days."  - Winston Churchill

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Was Islam a single world of shared meaning & interaction ---or--- a series of separate & distinct communities, often in conflict with one another?

2. Notes, Videos, Discussion: Unit 1 - Global Tapestry - "Part 2: Dar al-Islam" The World of Islam

1st Level Drop Deadline is on Friday, Sept. 6th
ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Quiz Next Monday Sept. 9th: Unit 1 - Global Tapestry
Test Next Wed/Thu Sept. 11th & 12th: Unit 0 - Pre-1200 & Unit 1 Global Tapestry
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Friday, November 6, 2019
Quote: "History is filled with the sound of silken slippers going downstairs and wooden shoes coming up."  - Voltaire

(Pep Rally Schedule)
Agenda: 
1. DO NOW: Write questions down for the Heimler video

2. Video: Heimler's History: State Building in India and South East Asia—1200-1450

3. Discuss State Building in the Americas & Africa

1st Level Drop Deadline is on Friday, Sept. 6th
ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Quiz Next Monday Sept. 9th: Unit 1 - Global Tapestry
Test Next Wed/Thu Sept. 11th & 12th: Unit 0 - Pre-1200 & Unit 1 Global Tapestry