Sunday, November 10, 2019

AGENDA: Week of Nov. 11-15, 2019

Advanced Placement World History: MODERN with Mr. Duez
Early Modern World, 1450-1750
Unit 3: Land-Based Empires & Unit 4: Transoceanic Interconnections
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON: Silver Trade;
 DUEZ NOTES: 4-6 - WORLD COMMERCEThe Ascent of Money - Episode #1 - Dreams of Avarice - Niall Ferguson; 
TUE: Indian Ocean Trading Companies;  DUEZ NOTES: 4-6 - WORLD COMMERCEAndrew Marr's History of the World - Plunder 
WED/THU
A Slaves JourneyVideo: Slavery in Africa - Queen Nzinga: Mankind: A Story of Us AllDUEZ NOTES: 4-5 - THE MIDDLE PASSAGE
FRI: Quiz - Unit 4 Transoceanic Interconnections; Review Quiz

ASSIGNMENTS:
Friday, Nov. 15: Quiz - Unit 4 Transoceanic Interconnections
Wed, Nov. 20: TEST - M/CH - UNIT 3 & 4 - Land Based Empires & Transoceanic Connections
Thu, Nov. 21: TEST - Written Portion - UNIT 3 & 4 - Land Based Empires & Transoceanic Connections
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Monday, November 11, 2019
Quote of the Day: "Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage." Lao Tzu

1. DO NOW: Evaluate the thesis below. 2012 Columbian Exchange LEQ - Comparison.

2. Notes, Discussion, Video: Silver Trade - DUEZ NOTES: 4-6 - WORLD COMMERCE

3. VideoThe Ascent of Money - Episode #1 - Dreams of Avarice - Niall Ferguson
ASSIGNMENTS:
Friday, Nov. 15: Quiz - Unit 4 Transoceanic Interconnections
Wed, Nov. 20: TEST - M/CH - UNIT 3 & 4 - Land Based Empires & Transoceanic Connections
Thu, Nov. 21: TEST - Written Portion - UNIT 3 & 4 Land Based Empires & Transoceanic Connections

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Quote of the Day: "The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection." Thomas Paine

1. DO NOW: Multiple Choice questions regarding Atlantic Ocean trade. 

2. Notes, Discussion, VideoIndian Ocean Trading Companies DUEZ NOTES: 4-6 - WORLD COMMERCE

3. VIDEOAndrew Marr's History of the World - Plunder (Columbus & Conquistadors in Peru)

ASSIGNMENTS:
Friday, Nov. 15: Quiz - Unit 4 Transoceanic Interconnections
Wed, Nov. 20: TEST - M/CH - UNIT 3 & 4 - Land Based Empires & Transoceanic Connections
Thu, Nov. 21: TEST - Written Portion - UNIT 3 & 4 Land Based Empires & Transoceanic Connections
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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
& Thursday, November 14, 2019
Quote of the Day: "Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved." - Helen Keller

1. DO NOW: Pick up the handout A Slaves Journey; read and annotate, answer the questions for discussion.

2. Discuss the document - Equiano - A Slaves Journey in groups. 

3. Notes, Discussion, VideoDUEZ NOTES: 4-5 - THE MIDDLE PASSAGE

Video: Slavery in Africa - Queen Nzinga: Mankind: A Story of Us All
Queen Anna Nzinga, also known as Ana de Sousa Nzinga Mbande, was a 17th-century queen of the Ndongo and Matamba Kingdoms of the Mbundu people in Angola. 
ASSIGNMENTS:
Friday, Nov. 15: Quiz - Unit 4 Transoceanic Interconnections
Wed, Nov. 20: TEST - M/CH - UNIT 3 & 4 - Land Based Empires & Transoceanic Connections
Thu, Nov. 21: TEST - Written Portion - UNIT 3 & 4 Land Based Empires & Transoceanic Connections
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Friday, November 15, 2019
Quote of the Day: "A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles." - Christopher Reeve

1. QUIZ - Unit 4 - Transoceanic Interconnections

2. Review Quiz

ASSIGNMENTS:
Friday, Nov. 15: Quiz - Unit 4 Transoceanic Interconnections
Wed, Nov. 20: TEST - M/CH - UNIT 3 & 4 - Land Based Empires & Transoceanic Connections
Thu, Nov. 21: TEST - Written Portion - UNIT 3 & 4 Land Based Empires & Transoceanic Connections

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Agenda: Week of November 4 - 8, 2019

Advanced Placement WORLD HISTORY: MODERN with Mr. Duez
Early Modern Era - 1450-1750
Unit 3 - "Land Based Empires" & Unit 4 "Transoceanic Interconnections"
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON: Quiz - Unit 3 - Land Based Empires; Review Quiz
TUE: Introduction to Unit 4 - Transoceanic Interconnections; What was America like before Columbus arrived? 
WED: 2012 COMPARATIVE COLUMBIAN EXCHANGE STUDENT SAMPLE LEQ: Read & Discuss the student sample essays for Columbian ExchangeFocus on Thesis statement; What was the impact of Columbian Exchange on the world? Andrew Marr's History of the World - Plunder (Columbus & Conquistadors in Peru); Notes, Discussion, Video: The Ascent of Money - Episode #1 - Dreams of Avarice - Niall Ferguson
FRI: **Pep Rally - Humble Game** Shortened Periods Document Study: A Slaves Journey; Video: Slavery in Africa - Queen Nzinga: Mankind: A Story of Us All

ASSIGNMENTS:
Monday - Quiz - Unit 3 - Land Based Empires
Friday, November 15 - Quiz - UNIT 4 - Transoceanic Connections
Tuesday, Nov. 19 - TEST UNIT 3 & 4
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Monday, November 4, 2019
Quote: "Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower." - Albert Camus

Agenda:
1. Quiz - Unit 3 - Land Based Empires

2. Review Quiz
ASSIGNMENTS:
Monday - Quiz - Unit 3 - Land Based Empires
Friday, November 15 - Quiz - UNIT 4 - Transoceanic Connections
Tuesday, Nov. 19 - TEST UNIT 3 & 4
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Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Quote: "Great spirits have often overcome violent opposition from mediocre minds." - Albert Einstein, (1879-1955)


Agenda:
1. DO NOW: What was America like before Columbus arrived? Culturally, economically, & environmentally? How do things change after 1493?
2. Notes, Discussion, & Video - Intro Unit 4 & CH 14, 15, & 16

3. VideoAmerica Before Columbus, part II
What was America like before Europeans arrived?
How did it change?
In what ways do you think this will impact the lives of people in the era that followed?

ASSIGNMENTS:
Monday - Quiz - Unit 3 - Land Based Empires
Friday, November 15 - Quiz - UNIT 4 - Transoceanic Connections
Tuesday, Nov. 19 - TEST UNIT 3 & 4
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Wednesday, November 6, 2019
and Thursday, November 7, 2019
Quote:  "Education survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten." - B.F. Skinner


Agenda:
1. DO NOW: What was the impact of Columbian Exchange on the world?

2. 2012 COMPARATIVE COLUMBIAN EXCHANGE STUDENT SAMPLE LEQ: Read & Discuss the student sample essays for Columbian Exchange
Focus on Thesis statement

3. Notes, Discussion, VideoThe Ascent of Money - Episode #1 - Dreams of Avarice - Niall Ferguson
A True World Economy: 
Do you understand the rise of Financial History? 
Can you imagine a world with no money?
Inflation - Supply & Demand
Silver Inflation
Silver Mines & Mercantilism
Tulip Bulb Bubble in The Netherlands: Economic Speculation. How does it work? & How does it BREAK?


Andrew Marr's History of the World - Plunder (Columbus & Conquistadors in Peru)


ASSIGNMENTS:
Monday - Quiz - Unit 3 - Land Based Empires
Friday, November 15 - Quiz - UNIT 4 - Transoceanic Connections
Tuesday, Nov. 19 - TEST UNIT 3 & 4
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Friday, November 8, 2019
Quote: "The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority." - Stanley Milgram (1933-1984)

**Pep Rally - Humble Game** Shortened Periods
Agenda: 
1. DO NOW: Pick up documentA Slaves JourneyRead & annotate

2. Discuss: A Slaves Journey

3. Notes, Discussion, Video: Atlantic Slave Trade
Video Clip - African Queen Queen Nzinga & Her story of slavery from Mankind: A Story of Us All


ASSIGNMENTS:
Monday - Quiz - Unit 3 - Land Based Empires
Friday, November 15 - Quiz - UNIT 4 - Transoceanic Connections
Tuesday, Nov. 19 - TEST UNIT 3 & 4