Feudal Harvest Simulation
Medieval Church Lesson
Medieval Church Lesson Part II
Coats of Arms
Magna Carta re-enactment
Rise of Towns
Review Game/ Study Guide handed out
Monday, June 19
Middle Ages Test
Finish the Arthurian play “Day of Destiny”
Intro. projects, due Monday, June 19th
The Castle “Game”
Reading on Daily Life in a Castle & Parts of a Castle handout
Begin clip “Medieval Lives”
Read Viking Booklet and ABC Chart
Take quick notes on the Black Death and read play
If time, lesson on the church in the Middle Ages
- I may shift lessons around because of the band trip Wednesday
- Your only homework the rest of the year is your project and study for our unit final!
I apologize for putting this blog up late this week- everything’s a bit busy with end-of-the-year performances and graduation events!
CE: Editorial cartoons
Film: After the Fall of Rome & film notes
Mini- lecture and guided notes “Charlemagne”
CEJ: Read article on Friday’s heroes
Feudalism Freeze Frame
Feudal Ladder- Will you remain a serf?
Dark Ages Thought Questions- Small groups
Continue Dark Ages Thought Questions, review key terms together
Read play “Day of Destiny”- Arthurian legend
If time, intro projects
CEJ: How should you show disapproval as a citizen in a formal setting (if you choose to)?
Rome Review ABC Chart- due Friday
Begin Roman Emperor Columns- due Thursday
Work time on columns
Work time on ABC Chart (Rome Review)
Columns due, notes taken on the 4 emperors
Reasons for the fall of Rome
Barbarians Attack! Review Game
Homework this week: Finish your “Meet the Romans” Brochure
CEJ: How do you feel about the removal of Confederate statues in New Orleans?
Read “Hannibal of Carthage”
Film: Building an Empire (17 minutes)
“Growth of the Empire” Wkst- we’ll do this in class
CE: Read the new Upfront Magazine
Roman Film Festival- I’ll show clips and discuss scenes from Ben Hur, (original)Spartacus and National Geographic’s Gladiators
Testing in the am
Mini-schedule in the pm- We’ll have the European map quiz this day
CEJ: What should the justice system do when young people make fatal mistakes?
Latin Lesson- Terms we use today that come from Latin
Guided note lesson on Christianity
“Meet the Romans” Brochures due
Roman Republic Wkst.
Assign the “Meet the Romans Brochure” (partner project on Roman lifestyles), due May 19th
Roman Republic Wkst. discussed
Work time on “Meet the Romans Brochure”
Read “Caesar: Three Views” and tri-fold notes
Film Clip: “Struggle for Power Under Caesar’s Rule”- 8 minutes
Flowchart “From a Republic to an Empire”
Europe Map check
Testing Day #2
Per. 5 and 6 Work time on brochure
*New term grades are online. If they haven’t loaded, please tell me!
Homework: Study note cards for Ancient Greece Quiz
Trial of Socrates (Periods 5 and 6 only)
Review note cards work time using the Ancient Greece Test Study Guide, test is Friday (Thursday for 5th)
Democracy (and other types of government) Discussion
The founding of Rome!
Etruscan note cards-guided lecture
Begin Map of Europe
Periods 1 and 2 only
finish Map of Europe, map quiz next week TBA
The Roman Republic Worksheet
If time, reading on Hannibal of Carthage
5th period- Ancient Greece Quiz
Ancient Greece Quiz
If time, clip on Spartacus!
CEJ: Read article
Review Greek Vocab. and play charades with the terms
Begin Athens Vs. Sparta Panel
Continue Athens Vs. Sparta Panel
Worksheet on Athens Vs. Sparta
Hand out character role for the Trial of Socrates (Friday)
CEJ: Philosophy Question
Philosophy Reading in Groups, finish for Friday
Short Film: Geography and Culture of Greece
Trial of Socrates Simulation (Questions of characters, jury votes, epilogue and closure questions)
Reminders about expectations and new term “stuff”
We begin Greece with the origin myth and introduction to the Greek gods
Students select a myth to tell on a storyboard, due Friday
CEJ: Should women have to sign up for the draft?
Work time on myth storyboard (brief)
“It’s Greek to Me” lesson on the Greek etymology of words we use today
Greek geography and city-states intro.
CEJ: Should there be limits on what a citizen can film with their phone?
Greek Vocabulary- work time in class after short introduction
Storyboard myths due
Film: Ancient Greece, film notes
CEJ: Xinjiang, China’s ban on bans, veils, and home schooling of Muslims
Hand out binder check sheets- binder check will be Friday
Asia Projects due and shared in gallery walks and/or presentations
If time, begin presenting power points on the samurai
Hand on CE Journals f or grading
Present power points on samurai
Final quiz study guide handed out: China and Japan
CEJ: Shaolin Temple
Virtual field trip to Japan
“Face Off” Japan and China – Review Game
Power point (Hancock)- “Japan Joins the Modern Age”