Honors World History II ~ Blue Class 6  



Class Expectations & Grading Policy


Unit Objectives & Activities


Online Textbook Chapters


Term 1 ~ Week 3
 

Friday
9-20


Daily Objectives: intro to major topics of WHI; understand the idea of human economies, the major aspects of all complex economies, and the importance of of economics as a driving force in human history

Class: activator ~ participate in the economy? Click here for the Daily Activators page

Class: group review ~ Learning About Economics reading & question @ Google Classroom; or click here for the reading

Class: independent work ~ Learning About Economics questions @ Google Classroom



HW: complete & submit Learning About Economics reading & question @ Google Classroom

HW: complete Quarter 1, Journal Prompt 2; check Google Classroom for assignment details

HW: complete & submit any missing work @ Google Classroom as needed


 

Wednesday
9-18

half day ~ short classes

Daily Objectives: intro to major topics of WHI; understand the idea of human economies, the major aspects of all complex economies, and the importance of of economics as a driving force in human history

Class: activator ~ What is economics? Click here for the Daily Activators page

Class: group review ~ Learning About Economics reading & question @ Google Classroom; or click here for the reading



HW: complete Quarter 1, Journal Prompt 2; check Google Classroom for assignment details

HW: complete & submit any missing work @ Google Classroom as needed


 


Tuesday
9-17



Daily Objectives: intro to class content, major topics & guiding questions; intro to key vocab terms & ideas from all units/topics of course

Class: activator ~ brief review, stream vs assignments @ Google Classroom; assignments so far @ Google Classroom & Aspen

Class: group activity ~ Big Picture vocab terms, dividing terms, researching definitions, adding info to group documents (complete)

Class: group review ~ Big Picture vocab terms & definitions, reviewing team definitions



HW: if necessary, complete & submit group vocab document @ Google Classroom

HW: if necessary, complete & submit 6 Topics of World History Presentation @ Google Classroom

HW: complete & submit any missing work @ Google Classroom as needed


 

Monday
9-16

Daily Objectives: intro to class content, major topics & guiding questions; intro to key vocab terms & ideas from all units/topics of course

Class: activator ~ brief review, stream vs assignments @ Google Classroom

Classgroup review~ Big Picture Vocab Terms assignment, student groups @ Google Classroom

Class: group activity ~ Big Picture vocab terms, dividing terms, researching definitions, adding info to group documents (begin)



HW: if necessary, complete & submit 6 Topics of World History Presentation @ Google Classroom

HW: complete Quarter 1, Journal Prompt 1; check Google Classroom for assignment details



Term 1 ~ Week 2


Friday
9-13

Daily Objectives: intro to class content, major topics & guiding questions; intro to key vocab terms & ideas from all units/topics of course

Class: internet activity ~ 6 Topics of World History Presentation; collecting info & constructing slides (complete)



HW: if necessary, complete & submit 6 Topics of World History Presentation @ Google Classroom

HW: complete Quarter 1, Journal Prompt 1; check Google Classroom for assignment details


 

Wednesday
9-11

Daily Objectives: intro to class content, major topics & guiding questions; intro to key vocab terms & ideas from all units/topics of course

Classactivator ~ 9-11 anniversary, seeing 6 Topics in events of 9-11; click here for 9-11 video


Class: group review ~ 6 Topics or World History Presentation assignment, details & template file @ classroom

Class: group review ~ 6 Topics or World History Presentation sample; click here for the sample file

Class: internet activity ~ 6 Topics or World History Presentation; collecting info & constructing slides (begin)



HW: complete Quarter 1, Journal Prompt 1; check Google Classroom for assignment details

HW: if necessary, complete & submit your video selfie assignment


 

Tuesday
9-10


Daily Objectives: intro to class content, major topics & guiding questions; intro to key vocab terms & ideas from all units/topics of course

Class: activator ~ video content, connections to 6 Topics? (review paper forms)

Class: viewing video ~ Mankind Story of Us, episode 4, Warriors (fall of Rome, Vikings, Arab trade, etc. & global connections); click here for the video (complete, 15 min?)

Class: brief review ~ Big Picture Vocab, topic & terms

Class: vocab activity ~ quizlet live group game w. Big Picture Vocab Terms



HW: complete Quarter 1, Journal Prompt 1; check Google Classroom for assignment details

HW: if necessary, complete & submit your video selfie assignment


 


Monday
9-9


Daily Objectives: understand the 6 topics of world history; review examples of major topics & understand connections between topics in different eras & different parts of the world

Class: activator ~ 6 Topics?

Class: brief review ~ Big Picture Vocab, topic & terms

Class: viewing video ~ Mankind Story of Us, episode 4, Warriors (fall of Rome, Vikings, Arab trade, etc. & global connections); click here for the video (45 min)

Class: video activity ~ recording examples of the 6 topics from video contents (paper form)


Class: brief review ~ journal prompt homework assignment @ Google Classroom



HW: complete Quarter 1, Journal Prompt 1; check Google Classroom for assignment details

HW: if necessary, complete & submit your video selfie assignment



Term 1 ~ Week 1
 


Friday
9-6



Daily Objectives: understand the 6 topics of world history; review examples of major topics & understand connections between topics in different eras & different parts of the world

Class: activator ~ video selfie project?

Class: group review ~ google classroom signup

Class: group review ~ assignment space, submitting work & classwork space @ Google classroom

Class: independent/partner work ~ Video Selfie assignment, recording video segments, submitting in classroom (if possible)


if time...

Class: begin viewing video ~ Mankind Story of Us, episode 4, Warriors (fall of Rome, global connections); click here for the video



HW: complete & submit your video selfie assignment

HW: if necessary, get your technology in order ASAP


 


Wednesday
9-4



Daily Objectives: intro to class content & expectations for student work

Class: group review ~ classroom expectations & course content

Class: group review ~ Course Topics & Guiding Questions

Class: group activity ~ generating list of key vocab terms from Course Topics & Guiding Questions (printed copies)

Class: board review ~ key vocab terms from World History curriculum framework



if time?

Class: brief review ~ Video Selfie assignment

Class: group review ~ flipgrid website for hosting video content; click here for the flipgrid website

Class: independent/partner work ~ Video Selfie questions & answers, writing scripts, rehearsing & timing scripts for selfie videos



HW: complete your 'notes' and a draft of your video selfie script for class on Friday

HW: get your technology in order ASAP; we will begin to use computers in class by Friday



Tuesday
9-3


Daily Objectives: teacher, classroom & course intro

Class: attendance, introductions & niceties

Class: very brief into to classroom expectations & course content

Class: brief review ~ Video Selfie assignment

Class: independent/partner work ~ Video Selfie questions & answers



HW: get your technology in order ASAP; we will begin to use computers in class by Friday