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Week of May 28, 2018

 
May 28
May 29
May 30
May 31
Jun 1

AP World

No School

Introduce Final Project

Work on Final Project

Work on Final Project

Work on Final Project

Work on Final Project

Week of May 21, 2018

 
May 21
May 22
May 23
May 24
May 25

AP World

The Last Emperor

Unit 6 Karaoke

 

Senior Breakfast

Unit 6 Karaoke

Unit 6 Karoake

 

MSJ Expo

 

Unit 6 Notebook Check

 

Return textbook

 

Week of May 14, 2018

 
May 14
May 15
May 16
May 17
May 18

AP World

Chinese Cultural Revolution

 

HWK: Close read ch. 35

Chinese Cultural Revolution 

ORIAS Workshop

Study Period

 

HWK: 

The Last Emperor

AP World Test

The Last Emperor

Week of May 07, 2018

 
May 7
May 8
May 9
May 10
May 11

AP World

AP Chem-proctor

Study Period

 

HWK: 

Gandhi 

 

HWK: 

Gandhi

 

 

HWK: Pre-read ch. 35

Gandhi 

 

HWK: Close read on ch. 35

Lecture on ch. 35 

Week of April 30, 2018

 
Apr 30
May 1
May 2
May 3
May 4

AP World

When the mountains tremble

 

Mantra: Process of deletion

When the Mountains Tremble

 

HWK: Pre-read ch. 34

India Partition

 

HWK: Close reading on ch. 34

India Partition

 

HWK: Close reading on ch. 34

Ch 34 lecture

Week of April 23, 2018

 
Apr 23
Apr 24
Apr 25
Apr 26
Apr 27

AP World

START UNIT 6-CH 33, 34 & 35

Unit 6 Lecture

 

Assume its not about you

 

HWK: pre-read ch. 33

Document Analysis

 

HWK: Close read ch. 33

Inner/Outer

 

HWK: Close read ch. 33

ch. 33 notes

 

HWK: 

When the Mountains Tremble-movie

 

Week of April 16, 2018

 
Apr 16
Apr 17
Apr 18
Apr 19
Apr 20

AP World

Sepoy Rebellion

 

HWK: Read ch. 28

HWK: CH. 28 lecture

Kahoot

Unit 5 Notebook Check

 

Scotland Parent Night Meeting

Unit 5 Test

Week of April 09, 2018

 
Apr 9
Apr 10
Apr 11
Apr 12
Apr 13

AP World

Study Period

 

Senior Testing

Reign of Terror

HWK: Close read ch. 27

Reign of Terror

HWK: Notes on ch. 27

Resist or Collaborate

 

Scotland Student Info Meeting

HWK: Notes on ch. 27

Review Lecture

Week of March 26, 2018

 
Mar 26
Mar 27
Mar 28
Mar 29
Mar 30

AP World

Play Revolution Board Game

 

 

HWK: notes on ch. 26

Karaoke

Extended Lunch

 

HWK: Notes on ch. 26

Unit karaoke

 

HWK: Pre-read ch. 27

Unit Karaoke

 

HWK: Close read ch. 27

No School

 

Week of March 19, 2018

 
Mar 19
Mar 20
Mar 21
Mar 22
Mar 23

AP World

Introduce Revolution Project

Crash Course-Latin American Revolutions

 

HWK: Notes on ch. 24

Work on Revolution Project

Haitian-Crash Course

 

HWK: Pre-read ch. 26

Work on revolution project

French-Crash Course

 

HWK: Close read ch. 26

Reign of Terror

 

Close read ch. 26

Work on revolution project

 

Week of March 12, 2018

 
Mar 12
Mar 13
Mar 14
Mar 15
Mar 16

AP World

START UNIT 5-CH 24, 26, 27 and 28

 

 

HWK: Pre-read ch. 24

Crash course: Industrial revolution

Factory Life

 

HWK: Close read ch. 24

Factory Life

 

 

HWK: Close read ch. 24

Marx and Darwin articles

 

HWK: Notes on ch. 24

Inner/Outer Circle

 

Week of March 05, 2018

 
Mar 5
Mar 6
Mar 7
Mar 8
Mar 9

AP World

Spanish Islamic Art

Sports Assembly

 

HWK: Notes on ch. 22

Lecture on ch. 23

kahoot

Notebook Check

Unit 4 Test

 

Week of February 26, 2018

 
Feb 26
Feb 27
Feb 28
Mar 1
Mar 2

AP World

What is Archaeology?

Prep for Guest Speaker

 

 

HWK: Pre-read ch. 22

Guest Speaker? AJ White, Everybody Poops

 

 

 

HWK: close read ch. 22

Gunpowder Empires

 

HWK: Close read ch. 22

Gunpowder Empires

 

HWK: notes on first half ch. 22

Alt Lesson: Spanish Islamic Art

https://www.metmuseum.org/learn/educators/curriculum-resources/art-of-the-islamic-world/unit-five#

 

 

Week of February 19, 2018

 
Feb 19
Feb 20
Feb 21
Feb 22
Feb 23

AP World

Holiday-No School

Presentations Begin

 

HWK: Close read ch. 21

Presentations

 

HWK: Notes on ch. 21

Presentations

 

HWK: Notes on ch. 21

Presentations

 

 

Week of February 12, 2018

 
Feb 12
Feb 13
Feb 14
Feb 15
Feb 16

AP World

Crash Course: Atlantic Slave Trade

Nzinga Memba

 

Mantra: Don't Hate, Appreciate!

 

HWK: Notes on ch. 20

Nzing Memba Inner/Outer Circle

 

HWK: Notes on Ch. 20

Ch. 19 and 20 quiz

 

 

HWK: Pre-read ch. 21

Topical presentation work day 

 

HWK: Close read ch. 21

Topical Presentation workday

 

Week of February 05, 2018

 
Feb 5
Feb 6
Feb 7
Feb 8
Feb 9

AP World

Crash Course: Columbian Exchange

 

Break into groups for documents

 

Revisit SOAPStone and POV, corroboration

 

HWK: Notes on ch. 19

Work on posters for documents about Columbian Exchange

 

HWK: Pre-read ch. 20

Present posters for documents about Columbian Exchange

 

 

HWK: Close read ch. 20

Crash Course Atlantic Slave Trade

Watch video and answer questions on worksheet

 

HWK: Close read ch. 20

Topical Presentation workday

 

Week of January 29, 2018

 
Jan 29
Jan 30
Jan 31
Feb 1
Feb 2

AP World

START UNIT 4-CH 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23

Intro to Unit 4

 

Mantra: Learn from the experiences of others

 

HWK: Pre-read ch. 19

Topical Presentations: Introduce Project

 

HWK: Close read ch. 19

Topical Presentations-Library Research

 

HWK: close read ch. 19

Crash Course-columbus and De Gama and Zheng He

Moctezuma and the zoo

 

HWK: Notes on ch. 19

Moctezuma and Cortes

 

Week of January 22, 2018

 
Jan 22
Jan 23
Jan 24
Jan 25
Jan 26

AP World

Ch. 15 notes

 

Mantra: Look good, feel good

 

HWK: close read ch. 15

Study Period

 

HWK: Study for Unit Test and prep for Notebook Check

Finals

Finals-Unit 3 Test and Notebook Check

Finals-Unit 3 Test and Notebook Check

END OF FIRST SEMESTER

 

 

Week of January 15, 2018

 
Jan 15
Jan 16
Jan 17
Jan 18
Jan 19

AP World

Holiday

Mongol Movie

 

Mantra: The Wrong thing for the right reason

 

HWK: notes for ch. 14

Mongol Movie

 

HWK: pre-read ch. 15

Mongol Movie

 

HWK; close read ch. 15

Mongol movie questions

 

Week of January 08, 2018

 
Jan 8
Jan 9
Jan 10
Jan 11
Jan 12

AP World

START UNIT 3 PART 3-CH 14 & 15

Read Mongol Articles and complete chart

 

HWK: close read ch. 13

Finish chart on Mongols

 

 

HWK: notes on ch. 13

Crash course: Mongols

Rise of Mongols Timeline

 

HWK: notes on ch. 13

Rise of Mongols Timeline

 

HWK: pre-read ch. 14

Rise of Mongols Timeline

 

Week of December 18, 2017

 
Dec 18
Dec 19
Dec 20
Dec 21
Dec 22

AP World

Tang and Song PERSIA posters

HWK: notes on ch. 13

 

Extended Lunch

Present Tang and Song PERSIA posters

HWK: notes on ch. 13

 

Extended Lunch

Unit 3 Part 2 notebook check

review

Unit 3 Part 2 Test

 

Week of December 11, 2017

 
Dec 11
Dec 12
Dec 13
Dec 14
Dec 15

AP World

Which trade route was most significant?

 

HWK: notes on ch. 9

Which trade route most significant

 

 

HWK: pre-read ch. 13

present/debate

 

HWK: close read ch. 13

ch. 12 lecture

 

HWK: close read ch. 13

ch. 9 and 12 kahoot

 

Week of December 04, 2017

  Dec 4 Dec 5 Dec 6 Dec 7 Dec 8

AP World

Read the Spread of Islam

Crash Course: Mansa Musa

Sports Assembly

 

HWK: pre-read ch. 9

Mansa Musa

HWK: close read ch. 9

Ibn Battuta

HWK: close read ch. 9

Indian Ocean Trade Crash Course

Jigsaw

HWK: notes on ch. 9

Which trade route was most significant?

 

Week of November 27, 2017

  Nov 27 Nov 28 Nov 29 Nov 30 Dec 1

AP World

START UNIT 3 PART 2- CH 9, 12 and 13

Europe lecture

Crash Course Disease

Read Dark Ages article

 Black Death DBQ

Background information

Document Analysis

Black Death DBQ

Finish Document Analysis

Create an outline

Black Death DBQ

Write essay

 

Week of November 13, 2017

  Nov 13 Nov 14 Nov 15 Nov 16 Nov 17

AP World

"Islam and the West" article

Levels of Questions

 

HWK: notes on ch. 8

Inner/Outer Circle

 

 

HWK: notes on ch. 8

 kahoot ch. 7 and 8

 

HWK: review ch. 7 and 8

 

Parent Conf 3-7

mini-notebook check

 

Parent Conf 1-7

Unit 3 Part 1 Test-Ch. 7 and 8

Week of November 06, 2017

  Nov 6 Nov 7 Nov 8 Nov 9 Nov 10

AP World

Expansion of the Islamic Empire

 

HWK: notes on ch. 7

Crash Course: Crusades

 

First Crusades

 

HWK: Pre-read ch. 8

Impact of Islam

 

HWK: close read ch. 8

Present Impact of Islam

 

HWK: close read ch. 8

No School

Week of October 30, 2017

  Oct 30 Oct 31 Nov 1 Nov 2 Nov 3

AP World

Unit 3 Intro lecture

chapter 7 and 8

 

HWK: Pre-read ch. 7

 

Mantra: Be Curious

Crash Course Islam

Islamic Belief and Practices

 

HWK: close read ch. 7

Spread of Islam Timeline

 

HWK: close read ch. 7

Spread of Islam -Timeline

 

 

HWK: notes on ch. 7

Spread of Islam Timeline present

Week of October 23, 2017

  Oct 23 Oct 24 Oct 25 Oct 26 Oct 27

AP World

Rome and Christianity

 

HWK: notes on ch. 5

Ch. 6 lecture

 

HWK: notes on ch. 5

kahoot ch. 4 and 5

Notebook Check

Unit 2 Test

Week of October 16, 2017

  Oct 16 Oct 17 Oct 18 Oct 19 Oct 20

AP World

Roman Republic

 

HWK:  notes on ch. 4 and review ch. 3

 

Mantra: Be like Olly http://metro.co.uk/2017/03/14/olly-the-dog-tried-really-hard-at-crufts-and-thats-all-that-matters-6508311/

Ch. 3 & 4 Quiz

 

HWK: pre-read ch. 5

Crash Course: Roman Republic

Kahoot

 

HWK: close read ch. 5

Atilla and Pope

 

 

HWK: close read ch. 5

Crash Course: The Fall of the Roman Republic

Walk

 

HWK: 

Week of October 09, 2017

  Oct 9 Oct 10 Oct 11 Oct 12 Oct 13

AP World

Judaism and Hinduism

 

HWK: pre-read ch. 4

 

Mantra: Big fish, small pond

Rig Veda

 

HWK: close read ch. 4

Crash Course-Buddha and Ashoka

Recipe for Buddhism

 

HWK: Close-read ch. 4

Introduce DBQ

Thesis workshop

 

 

HWK: notes on ch. 4

Write essay

 

HWK: 

Week of October 02, 2017

  Oct 2 Oct 3 Oct 4 Oct 5 Oct 6

AP World

Homecoming 

Giant Empires of Afroeurasia

Meet in groups

Make plans

 

What are your intentions? Good intentions=good results

 

HWK: take notes ch. 3

work on brochure

 

 

HWK: 

work on brochure

 

 

 

HWK: 

work on brochure or finish up ch. 3 notes

 

HWK: 

Peer edit brochure

Week of September 18, 2017

  Sep 18 Sep 19 Sep 20 Sep 21 Sep 22

AP World

Hammurabi

 

HWK: Close read ch. 2

Egyptian pyramids

 

HWK: Notes on ch. 2

Ancient Civilization Comparison Chart

HWK: Notes on ch. 2

 

Notebook Check

 

HWK: Review ch. 1 and 2

Unit 1 Test

Week of September 11, 2017

  Sep 11 Sep 12 Sep 13 Sep 14 Sep 15

AP World

We are what we eat-National Geographic

 

 

HWK: Study for quiz

 

Mantra: Overfill your cup to clean it.

Crash Course-Agriculture

 

Herders v. Tillers

Cain and Abel

Epic of Gilgamesh

Ch. 1 Quiz

 

Get textbooks

 

HWK: Pre-read ch. 2

Language

 

HWK: Close read ch. 2

Civilizations Article-comparison with textbook v. lecture

Week of September 04, 2017

  Sep 4 Sep 5 Sep 6 Sep 7 Sep 8

AP World

Holiday

Check notebooks-syllabus and intro notes

Present song/rhyme

 

Mantra: Happiness - Great Work - Success

Intro to Unit 1 lecture

Waterworld

Chapter 1 lecture

Week of August 28, 2017

  Aug 28 Aug 29 Aug 30 Aug 31 Sep 1

AP World

   

Getting to know you form

BINGO

Teacher Introduction

Pass out syllabus-go over briefly

 

HWK: Notebook by Monday

History of World-Bill Wurtz

Intro to AP World lecture

Invent a song/rhyme to help you remember the periodization dates

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