Modern Euro 3rd Quarter Homework

Monday, 1/25-Tuesday, 1/26:
Due Today: none
What we did in class today: we reviewed our 2nd Quarter progress reports which included our Midterm Exam grade; we reviewed the Midterm Exam; we discussed the Russian Absolutism Presentation; we received our English Absolutism Essay back to rework
Due Next Class: highlight the thesis and the three argument statements in each of the argument paragraphs right on your English Absolutism Essay paper, then rewrite the essay to hand in next class; label, color, and study the Europe After the Peace of Westphalia, 1648 Blank Map, using the Europe After Westphalia Labeled Map and the Europe After Westphalia Map Activity guidelines

Wednesday, 1/27 (Early Release Day):
We watched this video: Louis XIV Video

Thursday, 1/28-Friday, 1/29:
Due Today: English Absolutism Essay rewrite; labeled and colored Europe After the Peace of Westphalia, 1648 Blank Map
What we did in class today: we took our Europe After the Peace of Westphalia, 1648 map quiz; we read and discussed The Cat and the King Reading; we discussed the Early French Absolutism Presentation; we discussed the Absolutism Study Guide & Project Option (not due until next week); homework was to read and annotate the Louis XIV – %22The Sun King%22 reading
Due next class: Louis XIV – %22The Sun King%22 reading annotations

Monday, 2/1-Tuesday, 2/2:
Due Today:  Louis XIV – %22The Sun King%22 reading annotations
What we did in class today: we viewed the Louis XIV at Maastricht picture; we read the Absolutism Examples Reading and then worked in small groups to complete the Absolutism Examples Chart; we then completed the Is This Absolutism Examples; we ended the class by viewing some pictures of Versailles
Due Next Class: complete Absolutism Similarities and Differences; continue preparing for Friday’s assessment using the Absolutism Study Guide & Project Option

Wednesday, 2/3-Thursday, 2/4:
Due Today: Absolutism Similarities and Differences
What we did in class today: we used the remote control gaming system to study for our exam
Due Next Class: unit assessment; bring all project materials with you if you completed the project instead – remember to have a separate, proofread rough draft of all written pieces in addition to your timeline

Friday, 2/5: SNOW DAY – WOOT WOOT! 😀

Monday, 2/8-Tuesday, 2/9:
Due Today: study guide
What we did in class: we took our Unit 4 Absolutism assessment
Due Next Class: one of the two assignments: Francis Bacon First Book of Aphorisms and Francis Bacon First Book of Aphorisms Questions OR René Descartes – Discourse on Method and René Descartes – Discourse on Method Questions

Wednesday, 2/10-Thursday, 2/11:
Due Today: one of the two assignments: Francis Bacon First Book of Aphorisms and Francis Bacon First Book of Aphorisms Questions OR René Descartes – Discourse on Method and René Descartes – Discourse on Method Questions
What we did in class: we read and annotated The Scientific Revolution- An Overview; we discussed the Scientific Revolution Presentation up to slide #4, then we broke into small groups to discuss the similarities between Descartes’ and Bacon’s ideas – these were written on slide #4 of the presentation
Due Next Class: Scientific Revolution Ads

Friday, 2/12-Monday, 2/22:
Due Today: Scientific Revolution Ads
What we did in class today: we read and annotated the Isaac Newton Bio Reading;we shared our Scientific Revolution Ads with an inside/outside circle activity; we discussed the Enlightenment Presentation; we played a review game
Due Next Class: read and annotate (according to the directions – a little different this time) either Utopia Reading Excerpts A or Utopia Reading Excerpts B and then complete the The Perfect Society speech assignment

Tuesday, 2/23-Wednesday, 2/24:
Due Today: either Utopia Reading Excerpts A or Utopia Reading Excerpts B and then complete the The Perfect Society speech assignment
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we shared our Utopian society speeches; we read and annotated the John Locke Bio Reading; we discussed (but did not finish) the British Revolutions Presentation (we will finish at the beginning of next class)
Due Next Class: read and annotate The ‘Warming Pan’ Baby and the Proclamation of Rebellion readings and complete the writing exercise

Thursday, 2/25-Friday, 2/26: (Mrs. Wagner was out sick)
Due Today:  The ‘Warming Pan’ Baby and the Proclamation of Rebellion annotations and writing exercise
What we did in class today: we read and discussed the Pre-Revolution France Reading; we watched chapters 1-8 of The History Channel Presents: The French Revolution and worked on the History Channel FrRev Questions
Due Next Class: Declaration of Rights Readings

Monday, 2/29-Tuesday, 3/1:
Due Today: Declaration of Rights Readings
What we did in class: we finished watching The History Channel Presents: The French Revolution and completing notes for the History Channel FrRev Questions
Due Next Class: work on any and all assignments from this unit that you have not finished; read and annotate The Revolution Begins Reading

Wednesday, 3/2-Thursday, 3/3:
Due Today:  The Revolution Begins Reading annotations and the History Channel FrRev Questions
What we did in class today: we finished the British Revolutions Presentation we began last week; we completed an activity highlighting the issues present in the separation of French society into three different estates
Due Next Class: The Revolution Creates a Republic Reading

Friday, 3/4-Monday, 3/7:
Due Today: The Revolution Creates a Republic Reading
What we did in class today: we used the information in The Revolution Ends and all our other handouts to work in small groups in class to complete the Timeline Cards according to the directions on the Timeline Activity handout
Due Next Class: Timeline Cards – PLEASE NOTE: please, please be sure that you have your timeline cards done for next class; we’re going to create groups and examine each timeline card to decide which card is the best for each event – then we’re going to create one large timeline for the entire class – we won’t be able to do that if you don’t have them done – PLUS – I’m going to photocopy all the cards for your group so that each member of your group has the cards to use to study for a quiz (and they can be used when you study for this unit’s exam)

Here is the Unit 5 – Revolutions Unit Syllabus

Tuesday, 3/8-Wednesday, 3/9:
Due Today: Timeline Cards
What we did in class today: we read and discussed the article Let Them Eat Lobster; we shared our Timeline Cards in groups to choose the best card for each timeline event (this allowed us to hear multiple descriptions of the same event while checking that our example was accurate)
Due Next Class: French Revolution Fill-Ins Review; use the Content Quiz Study List to prepare for a content quiz next class

Thursday, 3/10 (Black Day):
Due Today: French Revolution Fill-Ins Review; content quiz in class today
What we did in class today: we reviewed the information the French Revolution Fill-Ins Review sheets; we took our content quiz; we discussed course options for next year
Due Next Class: label, color, and study the Napoleon’s Empire, 1810 Blank Map using the Napoleon’s Empire, 1810 Map Activity Guidelines and the Napoleon’s Empire, 1810 Labeled Map and Napoleon’s Empire, 1810 labeled color map (we will have a map quiz next class)

Friday, 3/11: Teacher’s Workshop

Monday, 3/14 (Orange Day): (Mrs. Wagner was sick)
Due Today: French Revolution Fill-Ins Review; content quiz in class today
What we did in class today: we reviewed the information the French Revolution Fill-Ins Review sheets; we took our content quiz; we discussed course options for next year
Due Next Class: label, color, and study the Napoleon’s Empire, 1810 Blank Map using the Napoleon’s Empire, 1810 Map Activity Guidelines and the Napoleon’s Empire, 1810 Labeled Map and Napoleon’s Empire, 1810 labeled color map (we will have a map quiz next class)

Tuesday, 3/15 (Black Day – Mrs. Wagner was sick):
Due Today: none
What we did in class today: we watched the Biography Channel’s “Napoleon: The Glory of France” video
Due Next Class: none

Wednesday, 3/16 (Orange Day):
Due Today: none
What we did in class today: we watched the Biography Channel’s “Napoleon: The Glory of France” video
Due Next Class: none

Thursday, 3/17 (Black Day):
Due Today: labeled and colored Napoleon’s Empire, 1810 Blank Map
What we did in class today: we took our map quiz over the Napoleon’s Empire, 1810 Labeled Map; we discussed the Napoleon Presentation; we read the Napoleon and Josephine reading aloud
Due Next Class: read the How Did France Change Under Napoleon handout

Friday, 3/18 (Orange Day – Winter Carnival Day – shortened classes):
Due Today: labeled and colored Napoleon’s Empire, 1810 Blank Map
What we did in class today: we took our map quiz over the Napoleon’s Empire, 1810 Labeled Map
Due Next Class: none

Here is the Unit 5 Study Guide Project Option

Monday, 3/21: SNOW DAY!!

Tuesday, 3/22 (Black Day);
Due Today: none
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we discussed the Congress of Vienna Presentation; students were given copies of the Congress of Vienna Reading for additional information should they choose to read it
Due Next Class: begin preparing for exam

Wednesday, 3/23 (Orange Day – Early Release Day):
Due Today: none
What we did in class today: we read the Napoleon and Josephine reading; we discussed the Napoleon Presentation
Due Next Class: begin preparing for exam

Thursday, 3/24 (Black Day):
Due Today: none
What we did in class today: we used the remote control gaming system to study for our exam
Due Next Class: unit assessment; bring all project materials with you if you completed the project – remember to have a separate, proofread rough draft of all written pieces in addition to your diorama

Friday, 3/25: SNOW DAY

Monday, 3/28 (Orange Day)
Due Today: none
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we discussed the Congress of Vienna Presentation; students were given copies of the Congress of Vienna Reading for additional information should they choose to read it; we used the remote control gaming system to study for our exam
Due Next Class: unit assessment; bring all project materials with you if you completed the project – remember to have a separate, proofread rough draft of all written pieces in addition to your diorama

Tuesday, 3/29-Wednesday, 3/30:
Due Today: none
What we did in class today: we took our Unit 5 Exam
Due by 2:10 on Friday, 4/1: 3rd Quarter Portfolio Directions

Thursday, 3/31-Friday, 4/1:
Due by 2:10 on Friday, 4/1: 3rd Quarter Portfolio Directions
What we did in class today: we reviewed our corrected Unit 5 exams; we discussed some current events; we completed the Analysis Handout as an introduction to our new unit, using the following sources: Industrialization Mystery Clues
Due by 2:10 on Friday, 4/1: 3rd Quarter Portfolio Directions