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