Unit #4

5/18/12:

1. 
Finish notes on "The Balkans"
2.  Unit #4 Test
3.  Current Events/Restrepo

5/17/12:

1.  Final preparations
2.  Debate: (with guest judges Ms. LaFrancis and Mr. Whalen)
3. 
Notes--Islam in the 20th Century, The Balkans


5/16/12:

1. 
Notes--Islam in the 20th Century
2.  Library computer lab:  prep debate arguments

5/15/12: 

1.  Prep for Debate.  Choose topics, partners.  Work time (30, 40, 50, 60 minutes?)
2.  Notes--Islam in the 20th Century
3.  Video


5/14/12:  Do now:  Find all Afghanistan articles.  Define in your notebook:  Al-Qaeda, the Taliban, Hamid Karzai, Asif Ali Zardari (I'll bet you don't know that last one.)

1.  Introduce Debate.  Choose topics, partners.  Work time (30 minutes)
2.  Notes--Islam in the 20th Century
3.  Video

5/11/12:  Open notebooks.  Take out homework reading.

1.  Quiz on Part III
Taliban--a religious student group that built an army, took over the government of Afghanistan and ruled it by strict Muslim law.
2.  Form 3 Groups.  Put events in order.
3.  Journal entry: What does the US want in Afghanistan, and what should it do now?

5/10/12  Do Now:  Open notebooks.  Watch video and answer this question: Why is Afghanistan so divided?  Video Clip  Return Homework.

An ethnic group is a group of people who share a common heritage, consisting of a common culture, including a shared language or dialect, common ancestry, religion, or race

1.  Finish  Geography of Afghanistan
1a.  Journals:  What does the map tell us about why Afghanistan is so divided?
2.  SSR:  Part 3: Afghanistan and Pakistan after 9/11 (30 min)
 Stronghold a well protected place
 nationalists people who oppose any involvement by outsiders in their countries
 militias small, private armies
 deployed spread out--as in, "President Bush deployed the US army in Afghanistan."
 interim leader
 someone named to lead a country until a new election can be held
 autocratic describes one person who has absolute power
 development the process of modernizing a country--building schools and roads for example
 sovereignty the right and power to rule a country

3.  Exit Card:  What is going on in Afghanistan and what should the US do?

5/9/11  Do now:  Answer in your journal:  Why did the Taliban destroy the statue below?  (Return Homework)

1.  Remember our question:  What is going on in Afghanistan, and what should we do next?

2.  Today is "Everyone gets a 100 on the Quiz Day"  The only rules are...
  • Do take the assignment seriously
  • Don't move the quiz
  • Don't move the desks
  • Don't make too much noise
  • Only you may write on your quiz
3.  Quiz/Timeline
4.  Last long reading:  Part 3: Afghanistan and Pakistan after 9/11 (30 min)
5.  Geography of Afghanistan



5/8/12  Open and Date Notebooks.  What is the connection of this picture to what we are studying?

What is going on in Afghanistan, and what should we do next?

1.  What great things have been created by Muslim society?
2.  SSR (30 min): The Soviet Invasion and the Rise of the Taliban
3.  The Geography of Afghanistan

5/7/12  Check out these pictures.  Open notebooks.

1.  Review classwork/homework:  Background of Afghanistan
2.  Looking at Afghanistan--directions

www.choices.edu/afghanistanmaterials

To the computer lab
Back to class
Share photos

2.  Paragraph write:  Afghanistan is...
  • topic sentence
  • 4 supporting details

3.  SSR: The Soviet Invasion and the Rise of the Taliban

4.  For HW: Finish reading


5/4/12  Niki won a phone!  Open and date notebooks.  Take an UpFront Magazine.  Flip around, find something interesting.  Read it.  Write a brief reflection in your journal.

1.  Notes/Lecture/Discussion on Islam
2.  SSR: Al-Qaeda, Afghanistan, and Pakistan
3.  Current Events

5/3/12  And the project is...  Debate the war in Afghanistan!  More information tomorrow.

1.  Notes/Lecture/Discussion on Islam
2.  Video: Religions of the World, Islam


5/2/12    Open and date notebooks.  Take out homework.

1.  Quiz on homework
2.  What will our class project be?

  • Debate on the war in Iraq
  • Debate on the war in Afghanistan
  • Debate on the "9/11 Mosque"
  • Museum Exhibit
3.  Notes/Lecture/Discussion on Islam
4.  Video: Religions of the World, Islam

 
5/1/12  Open and date notebooks.  Take out homework.

1.  Quiz on homework
2.  Finish Maps
3.  Read 9/11 Mosque article (25 min)
4.  Discuss article
5.  What will our class project be?
  • Debate on the war in Iraq
  • Debate on the war in Afghanistan
  • Debate on the "9/11 Mosque"
6.  Video: Religions of the World, Islam
7.  For Homework:  Read Blue Book, Chap 11 Sec 2, answer ques 2, 3, 4, 6
        Maroon Book, p. 123,  Ques 1-4

4/30/12  Do Now:  On the worksheet...  What do you know about:
  • Islam
  • 9/11
  • War in Iraq
  • War in Afghanistan
1.  Return Homework/Tests
        For more credit:  Answer more questions, make corrections

1a.  Notes:  Religion chart

2. 
Preview, then read an article.

3.  What will our class project be?
  • Debate on the war in Iraq
  • Debate on the war in Afghanistan
  • Debate on the "9/11 Mosque"
4.  Map of Islam

For Homework:  (Sign out a book)
Blue Book:  Read Chapter 11, Section 1, Answer questions 1, 2, 4, and 6
Maroon Book:  Read Chapter 18, p. 122, answer questions 1-4



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Gerald Desmarais,
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