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”
*Asia Projects are due next Monday, April 10th.
CEJ: House bill 2355
Population Density Simulation: Japan
Exit Slip Question- Project
CE: Youtube of the Dalai Lama
Map of Japan
Text reading and questions
Finish discussing text
Begin Samurai Booklet- Students will be assigned a topic covered in the booklet and make a (short) power point presentation on the topic
Work time on presentation and begin presenting, if ready
CE: Reading time for Upfront Magazines
Asia Project was introduced Friday and will be due April 10th. Students have a direction sheet and a scoring rubric to guide them. We will be working in class all week on research and then the project is homework. There will be no other homework until after the project is due.
Project work time- review on making a “Works Cited” page and parenthetical citations
Project work time
Brief clip from Seven Years in Tibet
Project work time
Martin Marten Lesson
South Korea Day!
Homework: Complete Achievements Scroll (if needed), due Wednesday/Thursday and Midterm Friday (study guide provided)
CEJ: What do you do if friends make inappropriate online comments?
Chinese Characters Lesson
Begin “Daily Life” Notes
Wrap up “Daily Life” notes
View John Green’s “The MOngols”
Read pgs. 209-215 in textbook and complete guided outline
Achievement Scrolls due
Activity Spectrum and activity
Discuss World’s most important innovations ever
If time, study for test
Midterm: China (Study guide was given previously)
If time, introduce Asia Projects, due April 10th (11th for 6th period)
CE: Read N Korea article in Upfront
Wrap up film Dynasties of Power– Discuss Terracotta Army
More Eastern Philosophy Vocab. Terms!
Read text on the dynasties and answer questions along the way
CE: Take a US Civil Service Exam!
Extra Credit Opportunity: Reading Historical Fiction
John Green’s Crash Course “Silk Road”
Assign Current Events Asia, due Friday (handout given)
Begin “Achievements Scroll”
Work day on “Achievements Scroll”
Current Events Asia due
*Either more work time on scroll or moving on to Chinese Character Lesson, depends on our progress
CEJ: Cartoon Analysis
Wrap up Imperial China Vocabulary
Assign Vocab. Cartoon (handout explains assignment), due Wed./Thurs
Continue film “China Revealed”
Homework: Begin Vocab cartoon and study for map quiz
CEJ: Should we institute a mandatory national service program?
Map Quiz on China
Guided Notes Lecture- China
CEJ: Read article on North Korea
Vocab. Cartoon due, share
Lesson on Eastern Philosophies “Three Ways of Thought”
If need be, finish philosophy lesson
Vocab. of Eastern Philosophy
CEJ: Should the death penalty be abolished?
- Intro to China China Revealed film clip- notes taken
- Geography Mapping Exercise- Map due next class (in class some additional work time will be given)
- Map Quiz next Tuesday or Wednesday (second class of the week)
CE: NYT Upfront magazine
- Finish mapping exercise, turn in
- Geography Highlights
- Continue China Revealed
- Chinese Imperial Rule Simulation
- Vocabulary- Assignment given (due date TBA)
CE: NYT Upfront Magazine
Review Jeopardy Game
Guest Speaker in period 2
Invictus Clip (10 minutes)
Martin Marten Lesson – All School Read!
Periods 1 & 2 Guest Speaker!
Periods 5 & 6 “Magic Toilet” Lesson- Not gross, really interesting!