The Week of January 8

Monday, Jan. 8

Bell Ringer: p. 279; Copy ‘The Life of a Spartan Soldier’

In Class: Our learning targets for today were: I CAN…1) explain why the Spartans built a military society to provide security and protection and how they achieved this, 2) explain why the Athenians admired the mind and the arts in addition to physical activities and how they achieved this, and 3) demonstrate that Sparta and Athens fought over who should have power and influence in Greece.

Students took notes on the following topics pertaining to The Greek World:

  • SPARTANS BUILD A MILITARY SOCIETY
  • Boys and Men in Sparta
  • Girls and Women in Sparta
  • Government
  • ATHENIANS ADMIRE THE MIND
  • Boys and Men in Athens
  • Girls and Women in Athens

Assignment: None

Tuesday, Jan. 9

Bell Ringer: p. 280; Analyzing Points of View

In Class: Our learning targets for today were: I CAN…1) explain why the Spartans built a military society to provide security and protection and how they achieved this, 2) explain why the Athenians admired the mind and the arts in addition to physical activities and how they achieved this, and 3) demonstrate that Sparta and Athens fought over who should have power and influence in Greece.

We reviewed our notes from yesterday.

Students took notes on the following topics pertaining to The Greek World:

  • SPARTA AND ATHENS FIGHT
  • Athenian Power
  • The Peloponnesian War
  • Fighting Among City-States

Assignment: Study for Sparta and Athens Fill-in-the-Blank Quiz

Wednesday, Jan. 10

Bell Ringer: p. 282; Interpreting Maps

In Class: Our learning targets for today were: I CAN…1) explain why the Spartans built a military society to provide security and protection and how they achieved this, 2) explain why the Athenians admired the mind and the arts in addition to physical activities and how they achieved this, and 3) demonstrate that Sparta and Athens fought over who should have power and influence in Greece.

We reviewed our notes from yesterday.

Students completed Section 2 Assessment, #1-5 on page 283.

We reviewed Section 2 Assessment.

Students completed the Sparta and Athens Fill-in-the-Blank Quiz.

Assignment: None

Thursday, Jan. 11

Bell Ringer: p. 287; Interpreting Maps

In Class: Our learning targets for today were: I CAN…1)explain that Macedonia conquered Greece in the 300’s BC, 2)assess that Alexander the Great built an empire that united much of Europe, Asia, and Egypt, and 3)analyze how the Hellenistic kingdoms formed from Alexander’s empire blended Greek and other cultures.

Students took notes on the following topics pertaining to The Greek World:

  • MACEDONIA CONQUERS GREECE
  • Phillip’s Military Strength
  • ALEXANDER BUILDS AN EMPIRE
  • Controlling the Greeks
  • Building a New Empire
  • Marching Home
  • Spreading Greek Culture

Assignment: Study for Alexander the Great True/False Quiz

Friday, Jan. 12

Bell Ringer: pp. 285, 287, and 288; Reading Check

In Class: Our learning targets for today were: I CAN…1)explain that Macedonia conquered Greece in the 300’s BC, 2)assess that Alexander the Great built an empire that united much of Europe, Asia, and Egypt, and 3)analyze how the Hellenistic kingdoms formed from Alexander’s empire blended Greek and other cultures.

We reviewed our notes from yesterday.

Students took notes on the following topics pertaining to The Greek World:

  • HELLENISTIC KINGDOMS
  • Hellenistic Macedonia
  • Hellenistic Syria
  • Hellenistic Egypt

We then completed together Section 3 Assessment, #1-5 on page 288. Questions 4 and 5 were changed to summarizing and evaluating questions for Alexander the Great.

We then used flip cards to complete the Alexander the Great True/False Quiz.

Assignment: Have a great 3-day weekend!

 

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