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