Monthly Archives: August, 2013

FRIDAY!! August 30

World History:

  • Warm Up #7:  Hindu Terms
  • Hindu Comic Strip and Writing
  • HW:  Complete Comic Strip/Writing
  • REMINDER:  Projects due on 9/9; Unit test on 9/10

Sociology:

  • Vocab Quiz #2
  • Theoretical Perspectives Review (last year’s comics)
  • Work on Surveys
  • HW:  Surveys! Due 9/6
  • REMINDER:  Unit Test 9/10

AP COGO:

  • Weekly Quiz #3
  • Current Events Presentation
  • HW:  Be working on your unit study guide
  • REMINDER:  Unit Test on 9/4; Unit 1 Reading Packest due 9/4
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Thursday, August 29

World History:

  • Review Ancient Asia Map
  • PPT:  Hinduism
  • Crash Course:  Indus Valley
  • Skit:  One Religion & Many
  • HW:  Work on Projects!

Sociology:

  • Computer Lab – Survey Design and Research Debate Topics
  • HW:  Work on Survey
  • REMINDER:  Vocab Quiz #2 tomorrow!

AP COGO:

  • PPT: Part 6 – Public Policy
  • Return Quizzes
  • Current Events:  Nick
  • HW:  Study for Weekly Quiz #3
  • REMINDER:  Current Events tomorrow – Caroline & Nolan; Unit Test on 9/4

Wednesday, August 28

World History:

  • Warm Up: #DreamDay
  • Pre-Test
  • Eastern vs. Western Perspective
  • Reading/Chart:  Village Called Nanpur
  • HW:  Finish Ancient Asia Map

Sociology:

  • Warm Up: #DreamDay
  • PPT:  Survey Design
  • Sample Survey Questions
  • Doing Sociology:  Design a Survey
  • HW:  Work on Survey Design
  • REMINDER:  Vocab Quiz #2 on Friday

AP COGO:

  • Warm Up: #DreamDay
  • Calendar Changes/Pass back summer work
  • Jigsaw Groups:  Country Levels of Development Comparisons
  • HW:  Reading #7 Globalization Briefing Paper
  • REMINDER:  Weekly Quiz #3 on Friday; Unit 1 Test on 9/4

 

Tuesday, August 27

World History:

  • River Valley Civilizations QUEST!!
  • Introduce River Valley Civilizations Project
  • Ancient Asia Map
  • HW:  Finish Asia Map (due Thurs)
  • REMINDER:  Project is due 9/9; Unit 1 TEST on 9/10

Sociology:

  • Discuss/Collect F.G. Analysis
  • PPT:  Sociological Research Methods
  • Blog Post:  Can Sociologists Hurt People?
  • HW:  Finish Dig Deeper Questions from blog post
  • REMINDER:  Unit 1 Vocab Quiz #2 on Friday!

AP COGO:

  • Computer Lab:  Country Groups – Levels of Development
  • HW:  Reading #7 – Globablization Briefing Paper
  • REMINDER:  Weekly Quiz #3 on Friday; Unit 1 Test on 9/4

Monday, August 26

World History:

  • Warm Up #6 – Civilization Review
  • PPT:  Monotheism Timeline
  • Atlas Activities:  Hebrew & Phoenicians
  • HW:  Study for your QUEST tomorrow!!!

Sociology:

  • Finish Forrest Gump & Analysis Questions
  • HW:  Finish F.G. Analysis Questions
  • REMINDER:  Vocab Quiz #2 on Friday

AP COGO:

  • Intro PPT:  Part 5 – Political & Economic Change
  • Cafeteria Scenario with Partners
  • HW:  Readying #7 – Globalization Briefing Paper
  • REMINDER:  Weekly Quiz #3 on Wed; Unit Test on 9/4!

Friday, August 23

World History:

  • Warm-Up #5:  Egypt vs. Mesopotamia
  • White Board Review: Egypt vs. Mesopotamia
  • REMINDER:  Quest (big quiz!) will be on TUES.  Start reviewing your packets now!

Sociology:

  • Unit 1 Vocab Quiz #1
  • Forrest Gump Analysis

AP COGO:

  • Weekly Quiz #2
  • Current Events Presentation

 

Thursday, August 22

World History:

  • King Tut Update
  • “Pop” Geography Quiz
  • PPT:  Egyptian Culture
  • REMINDER:  You will have a BIG QUIZ on everything we have learned up to this point next TUES!

Sociology:

  • Collect Comic Strips
  • Begin Forrest Gump Analysis
  • REMINDER:  Vocab Quiz tomorrow – #1-19

AP COGO:

  • Intro to COGO PPT:  Part 4 – Citizens, Society, & the State
  • HW:  Study for Weekly Quiz #2!

 

Wednesday, August 21

World History:

  • Warm Up #4:  What you know – Egypt
  • PPT:  Ancient Egypt (through Sphinx)
  • Who Killed Tut?
  • HW:  Complete Who Killed Tut

Sociology:

  • Theoretical Perspectives/U.S. Institutions Comic Strip (use colored pencils!)
  • HW:  Complete Comic Strips
  • REMINDER:  Vocab Quiz on Friday #1-19

AP COGO:

  • Electoral Systems Simulation
  • Review Quiz #1
  • HW:  Reading #6:  Understanding Civil Society & Social Capital (see downloads – AP Teaching Guide p. 64)
  • REMINDER:  Vocab/Reading Quiz #2 on Friday; Current Events (Nick P.) on Friday

Tuesday, August 20

World History:

  • Warm Up #3 – Mesopotamia Acrostic
  • Groups:  Hammurabi’s Code Scenarios
  • HW:  Hammurabi’s Code Writing (2-3 paragraphs)

Sociology:

  • Warm Up #2 – Social Location
  • PPT:  Intro to Soc Part 4 – Theoretical Perspectives
  • Introduce Comic Strip
  • HW:  Brainstorm comic strip idea
  • REMINDER:  Vocab Quiz on Friday (#1-19)

AP COGO:

  • PPT:  Intro to COGO Part 3 – Electoral Systems
  • HW:  Reading #5 – Electoral Systems and Political Parties
  • REMINDER:  Vocab/Reading Quiz on Friday; Current Events on Fri (Nick P.)

Monday, August 19th

World History:

  • Warm Up #2 – True/False Review
  • Play:  Life in Ancient Sumer
  • Life in Ancient Sumer Graphic Organizer

Sociology:

  • PPT:  Intro to Sociology Parts 2 & 3
  • Social Location:  “We Live in Many Americas”
  • REMINDER:  Vocab Quiz (#1-19) on Friday!

AP COGO:

  • Collect Summer Work
  • Weekly Calendar
  • PPT:  Intro to COGO Part 3 – Levels of Gov’t/Institutions
  • HW:  Reading #4 – Understanding Federalism and Devolution
  • REMINDER:  Vocab/Reading Quiz on Fri; Current Events (Nick P.) on Friday