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The Week of March 23

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 20th March 2015

Monday, Mar. 23

Bell Ringer: Take out your textbook and begin reading ‘Geography and Early Africa’ on pages 412-415. You will have ten minutes to read this selection from the time the bell rings.

In Class: Students completed Section Assessment #’s 1-4 on page 415.

Students then completed the ‘Geography and Early Africa’ Quiz at a value of 25 points.

Any student who was absent today should read and complete the section assessment and be prepared to take his or her quiz tomorrow.

Assignment: Early African Civilizations Test is Friday, Mar. 27!

Tuesday, Mar. 24

Bell Ringer: Take out your textbook and begin reading ‘The Empire of Ghana’ on pages 418-421. You will have ten minutes to read this selection from the time the bell rings.

In Class: Students completed Section Assessment #’s 1-4 on page 421.

Students then completed the ‘The Empire of Ghana’ Quiz at a value of 25 points.

Any student who was absent today should read and complete the section assessment and be prepared to take his or her quiz tomorrow.

Assignment: Early African Civilizations Test is Friday, Mar. 27!

Wednesday, Mar. 25

Bell Ringer: Take out your textbook and begin reading ‘Later Empires’ on pages 422-426. You will have ten minutes to read this selection from the time the bell rings.

In Class: Students completed Section Assessment #’s 1-5 on page 426.

Students then completed the ‘Later Empires’ Quiz at a value of 25 points.

Any student who was absent today should read and complete the section assessment and be prepared to take his or her quiz tomorrow.

Assignment: Early African Civilizations Test is Friday, Mar. 27!

Thursday, Mar. 26

Bell Ringer: Take out your textbook and begin reading ‘Historical and Artistic Traditions’ on pages 428-431. You will have ten minutes to read this selection from the time the bell rings.

In Class: Students completed Section Assessment #’s 1-4 on page 431.

Students then completed the ‘Historical and Artistic Traditions’ Quiz at a value of 25 points.

Any student who was absent today should read and complete the section assessment and be prepared to take his or her quiz tomorrow.

Any student who was absent today should be prepared to complete both his or her quiz from today and be prepared for tomorrow’s test.

Assignment: Early African Civilizations Test is tomorrow!!

Friday, Mar. 27

Bell Ringer: NAME: Your Name; SUBJECT: Early African Civilizations; PERIOD: Your Class Period; DATE: 3/27/15

In Class: Students completed the ‘Early African Civilizations’ test at a value of 100 points.

Assignment: Enjoy your Spring Break!!!

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The Week of March 16

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 13th March 2015

Monday, Mar. 16

Bell Ringer: p. 522; Interpreting Maps; list your answers #1a-b, #2a-b

In Class: We graded Section 2 Assessment at a value of 30 points.

Students then completed The Aztecs Quiz at a value of 40 points.

We then completed the following activities together:

Assignment: Section 3 Assessment on page 525 is due Wednesday.

Tuesday, Mar. 17

Bell Ringer: p. 524; Analyzing Visuals; list your answers a-e

In Class: We then completed the following activities together:

Assignment: The Incas Quiz is tomorrow.

Wednesday, Mar. 18

Bell Ringer: p. 525; Identifying Bias & Predicting; list your answers Atahualpa 1., Pizarro 1. and 2.

In Class: We then completed the following activities together:

We then graded Section 3 Assessment at a value of 40 points.

Students then completed The Incas Quiz at a value of 40 points.

Students then began completing The Early Americas Review on pages   529-531. Follow the directions in the textbook!

Students should complete the following questions:

  • #1-10
  • #11-13 (a, b, and c for each question)
  •  #16-18
  • #19-20
  • #1-7 Standardized Test Practice

Assignment: Chapter 16 Review is due tomorrow.

Thursday, Mar. 19

Bell Ringer: p. 527; Analyzing Visuals; #1 and #2

In Class: We graded this week’s bell ringers at a value of 20 points.

We then graded Chapter 16 Review at a value of 95 points.

Students then had time to study for tomorrow’s test.

Assignment: The Early Americas test is tomorrow.

Friday, Mar. 20

Bell Ringer: NAME: Your Name; SUBJECT: The Early Americas; PERIOD: Your Class Period; DATE: 3/20/15

In Class: Students completed The Early Americas Test at a value of 100 points.

Assignment: Have a great weekend!

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The Week of March 9

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 9th March 2015

Monday, Mar. 9

Bell Ringer: No School!

In Class: No School!

Assignment: No School!

Tuesday, Mar. 10

Bell Ringer: p. 511; Interpreting Maps; list your answers #1 a, b, c and #2 a and b

In Class: Students copied assignments for the week.

We then completed the following activities together:

Assignment: Section 1 Assessment on page 515 due Thursday.

Wednesday, Mar. 11

Bell Ringer: p. 513; Analyzing Visuals; list your answers: HELP/HURT

In Class: We then completed the following activities together:

Assignment: The Maya Quiz tomorrow.

Thursday, Mar. 12

Bell Ringer: p. 517; Interpreting Maps; list your answers #1a and b, #2a, b, and c

In Class: We graded The Maya Section Assessment today at a value of 40 points.

Students then completed The Maya Quiz at a value of 40 points.

We then completed the following activities together:

Assignment: Section 2 Assessment on page 520 due Monday, 3/16.

Friday, Mar. 13

Bell Ringer: p. 518; Analyzing Visuals; list your answer

In Class: We graded Week 28 Bell Ringers at a value of 20 points.

We then completed the following activities together:

Assignment: The Aztecs Quiz on Monday, 3-16.

 

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The Week of March 2

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 2nd March 2015

Monday, Mar. 2

Bell Ringer: Complete the Cultural Achievements Quiz on your own sheet of paper.

In Class: We graded the ‘Cultural Achievements’ enrichment activities at a value of 115 points.

We then organized students’ folders in preparations for tomorrow’s test.

We discussed this week and completing third quarter.

Assignment: Topic 11 Test is tomorrow. You will be allowed to use your folder while taking the test.

Tuesday, Mar. 3

Bell Ringer: You will receive your folder soon. Your Topic 11 Test is in your folder. Write your answers on your test. Place your test back in your folder when you are finished.

In Class: Students completed Topic 11 Test today in class.

Students then studied for tomorrow’s third quarter benchmark exam.

Assignment: 3rd Quarter Benchmark Exam is tomorrow.

Wednesday, Mar. 4

Bell Ringer: NAME: Your Name; TEST: 3rd 1/4 B.E.; DATE: 3/4/15

In Class: Students completed their Third Quarter Benchmark Exams today.

Students could then study/prepare for tomorrow’s math benchmark exam.

All work for third quarter is due tomorrow.

Assignment: Third Quarter Benchmark Exam is today.

Thursday, Mar. 5

Bell Ringer: No School Today!

In Class: No School Today!

Assignment: ALL FOLDERS ARE DUE TODAY!

Friday, Mar. 6

Bell Ringer: p. 407; Standardized Test Practice; Write the letter of the correct answer.

In Class: We graded Topic 11 Test at a value of 200 points.

All students who had make up work completed their necessary assignments. All grades will be posted by 5:00pm tonight.

Assignment: Finish all three section assessments for ‘The Early Americas’.

 

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The Week of February 23

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 23rd February 2015

Monday, Feb. 23

Bell Ringer: p. 402; Analyzing Visuals; complete sentence(s)

In Class: Students continued working on their ‘Islamic Empires’ enrichment activities today in class.

The ‘Islamic Empires’ enrichment activities will be graded tomorrow in class.

Students may take with them any activities they still need to complete, but must return them tomorrow to be graded.

Assignment: None!

Tuesday, Feb. 24

Bell Ringer: Complete the quiz you received on your way in on your own sheet of paper.

In Class: We graded the ‘Islamic Empires’ enrichment activities at a value of 145 points.

Assignment: None!

Wednesday, Feb. 25

Bell Ringer: NO SCHOOL!

In Class: NO SCHOOL!

Assignment: None!

Thursday, Feb. 26

Bell Ringer: p. 405; Reviewing Vocabulary, Terms, and People; Follow the directions in your textbook.

In Class: Students began working on their ‘Cultural Achievements’ enrichment activities.

Assignment: None!

Friday, Feb. 27

Bell Ringer: Complete all of your ‘Cultural Achievements’ enrichment activities today in class.

In Class: Students continued working on their ‘Cultural Achievements’ enrichment activities.

Assignment: None!

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The Week of February 16

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 17th February 2015

Monday, Feb. 16

Bell Ringer: Presidents’ Day – No School!

In Class: Presidents’ Day – No School!

Assignment: None!

Tuesday, Feb. 17

Bell Ringer: p. 398; Interpreting Maps; list your answer #1 a, #2 a-b

In Class: We graded last week’s bell ringers at a value of 20 points.

Students then continued completing ‘Islamic Beliefs and Practices’ enrichment activities.

Students who missed ‘The Roots of Islam’ Quiz completed it today in class.

Assignment: None!

Wednesday, Feb. 18

Bell Ringer: p. 399; Interpreting Maps; list your answer #1 a, #2 a-b

In Class: Students received ‘IslamicEmpires’ enrichment activities today in class. All of these assignments will be due Monday, Feb. 23, and students will have time in class on Friday to complete these assignments.

We will take the ‘Islamic Beliefs and Practices’ Quiz tomorrow in class and grade the ‘Islamic Beliefs and Practices’ enrichment activities after the quiz.

Assignment: None!

Thursday, Feb. 19

Bell Ringer: Complete the quiz you were handed on your way in today on your own sheet of paper.

In Class: We graded ‘Islamic Beliefs and Practices’ enrichment activities at a value of 110 points.

Assignment: None!

Friday, Feb. 20

Bell Ringer: Career Day!

In Class: Career Day!

Assignment: None!

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The Week of February 9

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 9th February 2015

Monday, Feb. 9

Bell Ringer: p. 387; Interpreting Maps; list your answer #1-2

In Class: Students had 10 minutes or until everyone was finished to read ‘The Roots of Islam’ on pages 386-389.

Students then completed the Section 1 Assessment on page 389. For #’s 1 and 2, parts a, b, and c, students should write their answers in complete sentences. For #3, students should draw and label the timeline. For #4, students should use each of the suggested headings and record a minimum of three bullet notes for each heading.

Assignment: None!

Tuesday, Feb. 10

Bell Ringer: p. 389; Reading Time Lines; list your answer #1

In Class: Students continued completing Section 1 Assessment on page 389. For #’s 1 and 2, parts a, b, and c, students should write their answers in complete sentences. For #3, students should draw and label the timeline. For #4, students should use each of the suggested headings and record a minimum of three bullet notes for each heading.

Students then received a summary of ‘The Roots of Islam’ and had to answer a variety of ‘on the line’, ‘between the lines’, and ‘beyond the lines’ questions.

Assignment: None!

Wednesday, Feb. 11

Bell Ringer: p. 392; Analyzing Visuals; list your answer #1

In Class: Students received ‘History and Geography for Arabia in AD 570′ map skills activity and ‘Khadijah Biography’ primary sources readings today in class. Students completed these assignments today in class.

Students were allowed to take any work they still needed to complete home with them after class today. All work so far assigned this week will be graded tomorrow.

Students will complete a comprehensive quiz based upon all work completed this week at the beginning of class tomorrow.

Assignment: None!

Thursday, Feb. 12

Bell Ringer: Take out a blank sheet of paper. Write ‘The Roots of Islam’ Quiz. Number 1-10. Write the letter of the correct answer.

In Class: We graded ‘The Roots of Islam’ enrichment activities today in class.

Assignment: None!

Friday, Feb. 13

Bell Ringer: p. 397; Interpreting Maps; list your answer #1-2

In Class: Students received ‘Islamic Beliefs and Practices’ enrichment activities today in class. All of these assignments will be due Wednesday and students will have time in class on Tuesday to complete these assignments.

Assignment: None!

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The Week of February 2

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 2nd February 2015

Monday, Feb. 2

Bell Ringer: p. 367; Comprehension and Critical Thinking; #6 a, b, c

In Class: We graded 11.2 Main Idea Questions at a value of 20 points.

Students reported their Week 22 Bell Ringer scores from last week.

We then graded 11.3 Main Idea Questions at a value of 12 points.

Students voted for Who’s Who.

Assignment: The End of the Empire Quiz will be Wednesday.

Tuesday, Feb. 3

Bell Ringer: p. 367-8; Comprehension and Critical Thinking; #7 a, b, c

In Class: We discussed Emperors Attempt Reforms, A New Empire, Emperor Justinian, and Life in the New Empire.

Assignment: Topic 10 Test will be Friday!

Wednesday, Feb. 4

Bell Ringer: p. 368; Comprehension and Critical Thinking; #8 a, b, c

In Class: We discussed Life in the New Empire, Constantinople’s Hectic Pace, Riots at the Hippodrome, and Fall of the Byzantine Empire.

Students then completed the The End of the Empire Quiz at a value of 20 points.

We discussed the different items and ways in which students should prepare for Topic 10 Test, which is Friday.

Students had time to begin studying for their test.

Assignment: Week 23 Bell Ringers due tomorrow.

Thursday, Feb. 5

Bell Ringer: p. 369; Standardized Test Practice; Write the letter of the correct answer #1-7.

In Class: We graded Week 23 Bell Ringers at a value of 20 points.

Students then used the section assessments to gauge their level of preparedness for tomorrow’s test on Topic 10.

Assignment: Use Section Assessments to study for Topic 10 Test.

Friday, Feb. 6

Bell Ringer: NAME: Your Name; SUBJECT: Topic 10 Test; PERIOD; Your class; DATE: 2/6/15

In Class: Students completed Topic 10 Test today in class.

Assignment: Have a Great Weekend!

 

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The Week of January 26

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 26th January 2015

Monday, Jan. 26

Bell Ringer: p. 362; Interpreting Maps; list your answer

In Class: We graded 11.1 Main Idea Questions today at a value of 18 points.

Students completed the From Republic to Empire Quiz at a value of 20 points.

Students then began completing ‘The Roman Empire and Religion’ Reading with a Purpose.

Assignment: None

Tuesday, Jan. 27

Bell Ringer: p. 364; Evaluating; list your answer

In Class: Students continued working on the ‘The Roman Empire and Religion’ Reading with a Purpose.

Assignment: None

Wednesday, Jan. 28

Bell Ringer: p. 366; Practice and Apply the Skill; list your answers #1-4

In Class: Students completed the ‘The Roman Empire and Religion’ Reading with a Purpose the first few minutes of class.

Students then completed The Roman Empire and Religion Quiz at a value of 20 points.

Assignment: 11.2 Main Idea Questions due tomorrow.

Thursday, Jan. 29

Bell Ringer: p. 367; Reviewing Vocabulary, Terms, and People; write the letter of the correct answer

In Class: We discussed AP World History for 9th grade.

We then discussed The Fall of the Roman Empire.

Assignment: Week 22 Bell Ringers due tomorrow.

Friday, Jan. 30

Bell Ringer: p. 369; Standardized Test Practice; write the letter of the correct answer

In Class: Students completed ten_theories_on_the_fall_of_rome_readings_and_graphic_organizer[1] by highlighting interesting or important facts, underlining similarities to the United States, and commenting on both the highlighted and underlined items. Students then matched the theories to political cartoons and compared and contrasted the theory to America today.

Assignment: 11.3 Main Idea Questions due Monday.

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The Week of January 19

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 20th January 2015

Monday, Jan. 19

Bell Ringer: MLK Jr. Day – No School!

In Class: MLK Jr. Day – No School!

Assignment: MLK Jr. Day – No School!

Tuesday, Jan. 20

Bell Ringer: p. 347; Interpreting Maps; list your answers

In Class: Students organized their binders.

I then modeled for students how to complete Topic 10 Main Idea Questions – Rome and Christianity.

Students had the remainder of the period to complete the aforementioned assignment.

Assignment: Complete Topic 10 Main Idea Questions – Rome and Christianity. Due dates to follow.

Wednesday, Jan. 21

Bell Ringer: p. 351; Identifying Points of View; Complete sentence

In Class: Students had an additional day to complete Topic 10 Main Idea Questions – Rome and Christianity.

Assignment: Complete Topic 10 Main Idea Questions – Rome and Christianity. Due dates to follow.

Thursday, Jan. 22

Bell Ringer: p. 357; Analyzing Information; Complete sentence

In Class: Students received notes sheets for Topic 10.

We then discussed Julius Caesar Takes Control, Caesar’s Reforms, and Beginning of the Empire

Assignment: Read notes and corresponding page numbers in textbook.

Friday, Jan. 23

Bell Ringer: p. 360; Interpreting Maps; list your answer

In Class: We graded Week 21 Bell Ringers at a value of 20 points.

We then discussed Pax Romana, A Sound Government, Agriculture and Trade, The Roman World, Slaves and Captivity, and Society and Culture.

Assignment: 11.1 Main Idea Questions due Monday.

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