Monthly Archives: August, 2015

Monday, August 17

AP COGO:

  • PPT:  Part 3 – Political Structures & Institutions
  • HW:  Reading #4 – Understanding Federalism & Devolution

Sociology:

  • Warm Up #3:  Sociological Imagination
  • Groups:  Sociology in the News – Share best example
  • Pick Debate Topics/Partners
  • REMINDER:  Vocab Quiz on Friday (#1-20)

World History:

  • Warm Up #5:  True/False Review
  • Play:  Life in Ancient Sumer
  • Graphic Organizer
  • REMINDER:  Make sure your map is complete…you never know what might “POP” up this week! 🙂
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Friday, August 14

Happy Friday!  One week down!

AP COGO:

  • PPT:  Finish Part 2
  • Open Notes Quiz

Sociology:

  • Warm Up #2:  Seeing the Familiar as Strange at MHS
  • PPT:  Intro to Soc – Part 2 & 3
  • Sociology in Focus:  We Live in Different Americas
  • HW:  Sociology in the News is due on MON

World History:

  • Review Near East Map
  • Warm Up #4:  Iraqi Preamble Analysis
  • PPT:  Ancient Mesopotamia

Thursday, August 13

AP COGO:

  • PPT: Part 2 – Sovereignty, Authority & Power
  • (we will finish tomorrow before the quiz!)
  • REMINDER:  Open Notes/Reading Guide Quiz tomorrow!

Sociology:

  • Unit 1 Packets
  • Warm Up #1:  Truman Show Quote
  • PPT:  Intro to Sociology Part 1
  • SIF: Seeing Familiar as Strange (Dig Deeper Questions)
  • HW:  Sociology in the News is due Tomorrow!! There is a problem with the link, so I will give you more time 🙂

World History:

  • Warm Up #3:  Review Characteristics of Civilization
  • Activity: Ancient Near East Map + Questions
  • HW:  Finish Map/Questions

Wednesday, August 12

AP COGO:

  • PPT: Part 1 – Intro to COGO
  • Discussion Questions (last slide)
  • HW:  Reading #3 – Political Culture (see downloads tab)

REMINDER:  Quiz #1 on FRI

Sociology:

  • PPT:  Images/Clips – What is Sociology?
  • Introduce Sociology in the News
  • HW:  Sociology in the News – due on FRI

World History:

  • Warm Up #2:  Recipe for Civilization
  • PPT:  Beginning of Civilization
  • Neolithic Revolution Cartoon Analysis
  • REMINDER:  Turn in Signed Syllabus Form; Complete Student Info Form

Tuesday, August 11

How was your first day?

AP COGO:

  • Website Demo
  • Review Pre-Test Answers
  • HW:  Reading #2:  What Democracy Is…and Is Not
  • REMINDER:  Quiz #1 on Friday

Sociology:

  • Website Demo
  • Activity:  Group Decision-Making & Lifeboat Scenario
  • Discussion
  • REMINDER:  Get Syllabus/Video Form Signed; Complete Student Info Form

World History:

  • Packets!
  • Warm Up #1:  Website Demo & Questions
  • Activity: Measuring Historical Time with Partner
  • REMINDER:  Get Syllabus Signed; Complete Student Info Form

Monday, August 10

Welcome Back!! 🙂 I am looking forward to a great year with you!

AP COGO:

  • Syllabus & Course Overview
  • Sign up for Texts/Tweets
  • Student Info Form
  • Pre-Test with Partner
  • HW:  Get Forms Signed/Completed

Sociology:

  • Activity:  Sociology is Everywhere
  • Syllabus
  • Sign up for Texts/Tweets
  • Student Info Form
  • HW:  Get Forms Signed/Completed

World History:

  • Lucy Analysis
  • Syllabus
  • Sign up for Texts/Tweets
  • Student Info Form
  • HW:  Get Forms Signed/Completed