Monthly Archives: September, 2012

Friday, September 28, 2012

World History:

  • Warm Up #6 – U.S./Rome Government Comparison
  • Julius Caesar Reading/Discussion
  • Beginning of the Roman Empire Flow Chart
  • HOMEWORK:  Finish flow chart; CIVILIZATION PROJECTS due on Monday:

Visual must be CREATIVE and NEAT and  include:

  • Capital city
  • Geographical features; at least 5 (mountains, lakes, rivers, canyons, plateaus, forests, etc.)
  • Infrastructure (roads, bridges, etc.)
  • Dwellings for your residents (houses, etc.)
  • Public areas (agricultural fields, places of worship, government buildings, schools, etc.)

Written Part must by typed, double-spaced, 12 point font, error free and  include:

  • Introductory Paragraph – explaining background/purpose of civilization
  • Paragraph for Advanced Technical Skills
  • Paragraph for Specialization of Labor
  • Paragraph for Written Language
  • Paragraph for Cities and Government
  • Paragraph for Calendar

Sociology

  • Debate #3
  • Norm Violation Sharing

Thursday, September 27, 2012

World History:

  • Warm-Up #5:  Summarize the Legend of the Founding of Rome
  • Review Roman Map and Questions
  • PPT Notes:  Roman Republic
  • From Rome to Washington DC Chart
  • HOMEWORK:  Complete Rome/Washington Chart; IS YOUR PROJECT COMPLETE???  Check the rubric and make sure to get full credit!

Sociology:

  • Vocab Quiz #4
  • Groups:  Lifeboat Activity/Discussion
  • Lifeboat Activity Reflection Questions
  • HOMEWORK:  Norm Violation Due tomorrow; Debate #3 Tomorrow

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

World History:

  • Western Civlization/Ancient Greece Review Game
  • Reading: Legend of Romulus and Remus
  • Rome Map and Questions (color)
  • HOMEWORK:  Finish Rome Map/Questions; Work on Projects!! Be prepared to present them and answer questions on Monday!

Sociology:

  • Video Clip/Discussion:  The Gods Must Be Crazy
  • PPT: Cultural Concern – Globalization
  • REMINDERS:  Vocab Quiz (#53-80) on THURS; Norm Violation due on FRI; Debate #3 on FRI

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

World History:

  • Warm-Up #4 – Greek Philosophers
  • PPT Notes:  Alexander the Great
  • Western Civilization Review with partner
  • HOMEWORK:  Complete Western Civilization Review if you didn’t finish it in class
  • REMINDER:  Civilization Projects are due 10/1!  Your group will be presenting them to the class – Everyone should be prepared!

Sociology:

  • PPT Notes:  Cultural Concern – Societies/Folk v. Pop Culture
  • Globalization Questions with Partners/DiscussioTn
  • REMINDER:  Vocab Qz#4 (#53-80) on Thurs; Norm Violation Due Fri;  Debate # 3 on Friday

Monday, September 24, 2012

World History:

  • New Seating Chart
  • Review Persian Wars
  • PPT:  The Golden Age of Athens
  • Are you golden?
  • HOMEWORK:  Philosopher Heads
  • REMINDER:  Civilization Projects are due ONE WEEK FROM TODAY!!! (10/1)

Sociology:

  • Finish Devil’s Playground – Discussion and Questions due
  • REMINDER:  Vocab Quiz #4 (#53-80) on Thursday; NormViolation due on Friday!

Friday, September 21, 2012

World History:

  • Persian Wars – Storyboard or Journal Writing Assignment
  • Fill out Greek Wars Chart
  • Students see grades for 6wk progress report
  • REMINDER:  Civilization project is due Oct 1st!!!!

Sociology:

  • Vocab Quiz #3
  • Share/Turn in American Values Bumper Stickers
  • Norm Violation Approval
  • Begin Documentary:  Devil’s Plaground

Thursday, September 20, 2012

World History:

  • Warm Up #3 – Sparta/Athens/Both
  • Collect Historical Heads
  • Greek City States Visual – Unity and Division
  • Story of the Trojan War (modern twist)
  • Pass Back Tests/Review Short Answer Expectations and Recovery Policy
  • REMINDER:  Civilizaiton Project due Oct 1st!

Sociology:

  • Images: Ethnocentric Reactions
  • PPT: Culture Parts 3 & 4 – Cultural Diversity
  • HOMEWORK:  Finish American Value Bumper Sticker and Study for Vocab Quiz #3 (#33-55)
  • REMINDER:  You must get your Norm Violations approved by me by tomorrow!

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

World History:

  • PPT: Rival City States –  Sparta v. Athens (to review chart)
  • Horrible History Clips:  Ancient Greek Wife Swap; Spartan Parent Conference
  • Plays: Growing up Athens/Sparta
  • HOMEWORK:  Athens/Sparta Historical Head Assignment – due tomorrow (don’t forget to color it, number it, and explain symbols)
  • REMINDER:  Civilization Project Due Oct 1st!

Sociology:

  • Nacirema Discussion
  • Groups:  American Values Brainstorm
  • PPT:  American Values Images
  • American Value Bumper Sticker
  • HOMEWORK:  Complete Bumper Sticker (due Fri)
  • REMINDER:  Get your norm violation approved by me by this Friday.  Vocab Quiz on Friday (#33-53)

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

World History:

  • Warm Up#2 – Ancient Greece Map Locations
  • Finish Early Aegean Civilization (Gov’t notes)
  • Sparta/Athens Chart
  • HOMEWORK:  Complete chart if you didn’t finish it in class; Don’t forget to be working on your projects…due Oct 1st!

Sociology:

  • Discuss Test Corrections
  • PPT: Culture Part 2 – Components of Culture
  • Introduce Norm Violation Assignment (due Fri 9/28)
  • HOMEWORK:  Nacirema Reading/Questions

Monday, September 17, 2012

World History:

  • Constitution Day – Preamble
  • Review Ancient Greece Map and Questions
  • PPT:  Early Aegean Civilization
  • Types of Gov’t Activity:  What Type of Candy do you Want?
  • Reminder: Civlization Project due October 1st!

Sociology:

  • MHS Yearbook Decades Discussion – Turn in
  • PPT:  Meaning of Culture – Part 1
  • Culture Graphic Organizer
  • Pass Back Unit 1 Tests