Daily Review and Resources
This page will be updated daily with a review of class, homework, important dates, and additional resources. Please review this page regularly and check before returning from an absence. Documents will be posted under the unit drop down menu under your class title.
What did I miss today?
9/25: Today we reviewed the big ideas of Italian Renaissance Art, took some lecture notes on the spread of Renaissance ideas to the rest of Europe, looked at Northern Renaissance art, and had some time to start homework.
Homework: Critically read the article on the Renaissance church. If you were absent I will have extra copies in class tomorrow.
9/24: Today with the sub you presented your Art Analysis in small groups to teach your group about the piece you researched before turning in your Analysis assignment. Then you took notes from the textbook on pages 418-421. Bring the notes that you were able to complete in class back with you tomorrow.
9/21: Today we were in the library working on the Art Analysis assignment that is due Monday. Don't forget to post your final work to turnitin.com (class registration information is on the assignment sheet). The MLA template is posted under class resources.
Homework: Art Analysis assignment.
9/20: Today we turned in Middle Ages Flow Charts, took notes on the start of the Renaissance, and I introduced the Renaissance Art Analysis assignment which we will work on tomorrow in the library. The assignment and power point of images is posted and I will post the notes power point as well. No homework unless you want to get a jump start on your Art Analysis.
9/18: Today I introduced the Middle Ages Flow Chart assignment and you had time in class to start working. This is a culminating assignment so the final product should be thoughtful and polished. You will have class tomorrow to work on the project as well--I'll provide the large paper and markers if you want to use them.
If you were absent today I will post the assignment sheet and extent the deadline to Friday--we can check in on Thursday for any clarifying questions you have before turning in the final.
Homework: Middle Ages Flow Charts due Thursday.
9/17: Today we debriefed the Plague activity from Friday with flow charts in groups and class discussion before taking a few notes on the Hundred Years War. No homework.
9/14: Today we were in the library for an introduction to library resources and a small research assignment. If you are completing the Plague Research Worksheet this weekend, you can access the databases at home by clicking on the black star on the library homepage--this will open a word document that has the username and passwords for the databases.
Homework: Complete the Plague worksheet front and back--Due Monday (extra copies posted)
9/13: Today we completed two journals (see below) as we debriefed feudalism and the crusades. We also took a few notes on what starts breaking down the feudal system and turned in the crusades critical reading. We will meet in the library tomorrow. No homework.
1. How does the feudal structure impact . . .
Movement of people—both within the structure and outside of the structure
The power of the king
2. Why is this system being used?
3. What will it take to break out of this system?
Why are the crusades important?
Think impact and relate to other things we’ve been discussing in class.
9/12: Today your groups had time to finish the Feudalism Visuals and then get started on the Crusades critical reading that is due tomorrow.
Homework: Crusades critical reading due tomorrow, extra copies posted.
9/11: Today we finished up a few notes from the lecture yesterday before starting on a table group activity (creating visuals that represent the feudal system). We will have part of class to finish these up tomorrow. I signed off and collected your feudalism critical readings. No homework.
9/10: Today we completed Journal #4 (see below, and check in with me about journals if you don't have Ms. Fry for English) as a review of last week. Then we took some notes on the Role of the Church during the Middle Ages (power point posted), and had time to start a critical reading on the Feudal System.
Homework: Finish the critical reading on the Feudalism for tomorrow (underline or highlight important points and write notes/questions in the margins). If you were absent I'll have a copy for you tomorrow in class.
9/6: Today we started content with group discussion and notes on the Roman Empire. I'll post this power point after we complete a wrap up journal either tomorrow or Monday. Homework: Syllabus signed by Friday 9/7, extra copies posted under class resources tab.
9/5: Welcome to World History! Today was introductions, syllabus overview, and discussion on why we should (or shouldn't) study history. Great job jumping right in today! Homework: Syllabus signed by Friday 9/7, extra copies posted under class resources tab.