Honors World History I ~ Red Class 5  



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

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



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

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


 

Thursday
9-19


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 ~ wants vs needs? Click here for the Daily Activators page

Classread aloud & group discussion ~ Learning About Economics reading; click here for the reading (complete)

  • wants & needs
  • scarcity & interdependence
  • exchange, currency and advanced trade

Class: group review ~ economic web example from Economics reading

Class: independent work ~ answering Learning About Economics questions, creating an economic "web" diagram; 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 discussion ~ what is the economy and why should I care?

Classread aloud & group discussion ~ Learning About Economics reading; click here for the reading (begin)

  • wants & needs
  • scarcity & interdependence
  • exchange, currency and advanced trade

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

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: brief review ~ 6 Topics slideshow assignments, progress @ Google Classroom

Class: internet activity ~ 6 Topics of World History Presentation; collecting info & constructing slides (complete, 20 min)


Classgroup review ~ the world in 500 AD, kingdoms, empires & people?

Classgroup review ~ Journal Prompt assignments, Journal Prompt 1 @ Google Classroom



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

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



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?)




 

Thursday
9-12

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

Class: activator ~ what makes a good slideshow presentation? click here to see worst presentation example

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

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


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



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


 

Wednesday
9-11

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

Class: slideshow lecture ~ History of Modern Terrorism; click here for the scintillating slides



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 ~ remember the 6 Topics?

Class: group review ~ 6 Topics Presentation assignment @ Google Classroom

Class: board review ~ brainstorming simple definitions for 6 Topics, listing examples of each topic from video, other eras (paper organizer)



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 ~ two things from video?

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


Class: group review ~ google classroom signup

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



HW: if necessary,get your technology in order ASAP


 
Thursday
9-5




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

Class: activator ~ 6 Topics?

Class: group review ~ Course Topics & Guiding Questions

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

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



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





Wednesday
9-4


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