Monthly Archives: February, 2015

Friday, February 27

AP COGO:

  • Putin Debate!
  • Group Presentation:  Russia Public Policy
  • HW:  Complete Russia Reading Guide

Sociology:

  • Warm Up #8: Folk vs. Pop Culture
  • PPT:  Cultural Concern – Societies
  • Clip:  The Gods Must Be Crazy – Questions
  • Partners:  Globalization Evidence

World History:

  • Warm Up #5: Economic Systems
  • Finish/Review Economic Simulation
  • Travelocity Assignment (3rd and 4th only)
  • REMINDER: Study for your Quiz on Monday on the Industrial Revolution & Economic Systems

 

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Tuesday, February 24

AP COGO: 

  • Collect Russia Take Home Quizzes
  • Computer Lab:  Research for Putin Debate
  • HW:  Reading Questions #25-35

Sociology:

  • Computer Lab: Sociology in Focus Culture Blog Posts
  • REMINDER: Vocab Quiz (#26-51) on Friday; Debate on Friday

World History:

  • Warm Up #3:  Effects of Industrial Revolution
  • PPT:  Capitalism vs. Socialism
  • Simulation:  Rocks, Paper, Scissors/Economic Theory

Monday, February 23

AP COGO:

  • Collect Russia Constitution Analysis
  • PPT: Russia Part 2 – Institutions
  • Current Events Presentation
  • HW:  Reading Question #25-35
  • REMINDER:  Take Home Quiz due Tomorrow!; Russia Unit Test on Friday

Sociology:

  • War Up #7:  Amish Culture
  • Documentary:  Amish Teams
  • Discuss Questions
  • REMINDER:  Vocab Quiz (#21-51) on Fri; Debate on Fri

World History:

  • Warm Up #2: Child Labor Then & Now
  • DBQ:  Were textile factories bad for the health of English workers?
  • REMINDER:  Check your Revolutions Test grade online and see me if you need recovery.

Friday, February 20 – School Canceled

NO SCHOOL = BONUS OPPORTUNITIES!

AP COGO:

  • Sign up online for your AP Exam (see your email for details)

Sociology:

  • Check out these links for Vintage Valentines – and more Vintage Valentines
  • Want to earn a bonus point on your next vocab quiz? Leave a comment explaining how they relate to our current unit on Culture

World History:

  • Check out this PowerPoint: Child Labor Then & Now
  • Want to earn a bonus point on your next quiz? Leave a comment explaining your reaction to child labor during the Industrial Revolution AND now.  What do you think should be done to protect children?

 

 

Thursday, February 19

AP COGO:

  • Computer Lab:  Russian Constitution Analysis
  • HW:  Reading Guide Questions #13-24

Sociology:

  • Warm Ups #5 & 6:  Norms & Ethnocentric Reactions
  • PPT:  Finish Norms, Begin Cultural Variation

World History:

  • Warm Up #1:  Industrial Revolution Invention
  • PPT:  Industrial Revolution
  • Atlas Activity:  Industrial Revolution

Wednesday, February 18

AP COGO:

  • New Unit Handouts
  • PPT:  The Making of the Modern Russian State
  • HW:  Reading Guide Questions#1-12

Sociology:

  • Warm Up #4:  Values
  • PPT:  American Values & Norms

World History:

  • Warm Up:  Industrial Revolution
  • Partners:  Industrial Revolution Questions

Tuesday, February 17

SCHOOL CLOSED due to winter weather!

school closed

 

Friday, February 13th (yikes!)

AP COGO:

  • Unit 2 Test:  UK & EU

Sociology:

  • Vocab Quiz
  • Debate

World History:

  • Unit 5B Test:  Age of Revolutions
  • REMINDER:  IF you missed the test, plan to take it in class on Tuesday!

Thursday, February 12

AP COGO:

  • Current Events
  • Finish UK Political Party Presentations
  • Review UK Quizzes
  • REMINDER:  Test tomorrow!  Reading Guides due!

Sociology:

  • Warm Ups #2 & #3:  Milton Culture & Components of Culture
  • PPT:  Culture Part 2
  • Nacirema Recap
  • Return Unit 1 Tests
  • REMINDER:  Vocab Quiz tomorrow (#1-25); Debate tomorrow

World History:

  • Warm Up #12:  Revolutions
  • Finish Presentation Preparations
  • Groups Present
  • REMINDER:  Test Tomorrow!  Packets/Study Guides due!  Review Session tomorrow @ 7:30am

Wednesday, February 11

AP COGO:

  • Junior Assembly
  • Seniors:  Work on Reading Guides & Study Guides
  • NOTE:  Due to the assembly, I have pushed back the test to FRI.

Sociology:

  • Senior Assembly

World History:

  • Group Presentations Preparation – Comparing Revolutions
  • REMINDER:  Review Session on Fri @ 7:30am; Test on Friday