Modern Euro 2nd Quarter

11/3-4: we completed a reading quiz in class; we discussed the Northern Renaissance Art Presentation; homework was to use the Study List for Art Quiz to prepare for a quiz next class

11/5-6: we used the remote-control game to study for our unit exam

11/7: MFA field trip; students who went on the trip completed the Museum of Fine Arts Assignment; those who were in school completed the Art Assignment for Non-Attendees

11/10-12: we completed the Unit 2 Renaissance exam in class; homework was to complete The Inquisition Reading

11/13-14: we completed Inquisition Reading Review Activity in groups in class; we discussed the Causes of the Protestant Reformation Presentation; we went over the Writing a Thesis Guidelines in class and then worked in groups to brainstorm statements; homework is to complete the thesis statement activity and to complete the Reformation Map Activity and study the map for a quiz next class

11/17-18: we completed the Reformation Map Quiz in class; we reviewed our Reformation Theses in groups; we started to watch a video on Martin Luther and to take notes on the Martin Luther Video Questions; homework was to read Martin Luther Reading

Anna and Allie: here are your Luther readings: Luther Letter to the Archbishop of MainzLuther 95 Theses Excerpt

11/19-20: we finished watching the video on Martin Luther; homework was to complete the Martin Luther Video Questions

11/21 (Orange Day): we completed the English Reformation Presentation; homework was to read and annotate one of the following readings (randomly assigned): Henry VIII – Anne BoleynHenry VIII – Anne of ClevesHenry VIII – Catherine of AragonHenry VIII – Jane SeymourHenry VIII – Katherine ParrHenry VIII – Kathryn Howard

11/24 (Black Day): assisted study hall; homework was to read and annotate one of the following readings (randomly assigned): Henry VIII – Anne BoleynHenry VIII – Anne of ClevesHenry VIII – Catherine of AragonHenry VIII – Jane SeymourHenry VIII – Katherine ParrHenry VIII – Kathryn Howard

11/25 (Orange Day): assisted study hall; homework was to use the Quiz Study List to prepare for a quiz next class

12/1 (Black Day): we completed the English Reformation Presentation; we worked in groups to review each of Henry’s wives using our readings; homework was to use the Quiz Study List to prepare for a quiz next class

12/2 (Orange Day): we decided to put off the Reformation Quiz to next class; we reviewed the English Reformation Presentation; we completed the Spread of Protestant Reformation Presentation; homework is to complete Catholic:Counter Reformation Reading

12/3 (Black Day – 2-hr delay): we completed the Reformation Quiz in class; we read Ulrich von Hutten; we completed the Spread of Protestant Reformation Presentation; homework is to complete Catholic:Counter Reformation Reading

12/4 (Orange Day): we completed the Reformation Quiz in class; we completed the Catholic Reformation TO-DO List in groups in class using the documents and these visuals: The Council of TrentInquisitionPortrait of Saint Ignatius of Loyola; Anthony Vieira pic; homework is to begin preparing for next week’s exam using the Study Guide and Project Option handout

12/5 (Black Day): we completed the Spread of Protestant Reformation Presentation; we completed the Catholic Reformation TO-DO List in groups in class using the documents and these visuals: The Council of TrentInquisitionPortrait of Saint Ignatius of LoyolaAnthony Vieira pic; homework is to begin preparing for next week’s exam using the Study Guide and Project Option handout

12/8-9: we studied for our exam using the remote-control game; exam next class

12/10 (Orange Day – half day): due to the shorter class period, we completed the objective portion of our Unit 3 Reformation Exam and will complete the essay portion during our next class; homework was to read and annotation the Europeans Begin to Explore reading

12/11 (Black Day): we completed our Unit 3 Reformation Exam in class; homework was to read and annotation the Europeans Begin to Explore reading

12/12 (Orange Day): we completed the essay portion of the Unit 3 Reformation Exam; we watched a video entitled The Golden Age of Exploration and completed a notetaking activity using the The Golden Age of Exploration IDs sheet as a guide; we completed a matching exercise in class; homework was to read and annotate the European Nations Settle North America reading

12/15 (Black Day): we watched a video entitled The Golden Age of Exploration and completed a notetaking activity using the The Golden Age of Exploration IDs sheet as a guide; we completed the The Golden Age of Exploration IDs Matching in class; homework was to read and annotate the European Nations Settle North America reading

12/16 (Orange Day): we discussed the The Atlantic Slave Trade Presentation in class; we completed the Treatment of the Slaves Reading and Questions in small groups in class; homework was to complete the Basic Explorer Research Sheet for next class, using the Chicago Style Guide for reference when citing sources

12/17 (Black Day): we discussed the The Atlantic Slave Trade Presentation in class; homework was to complete the Basic Explorer Research Sheet for next class, using the Chicago Style Guide for reference when citing sources

12/18 (Orange Day): we used reference books and computers to work in class to collect the information required for the Basic Explorer Research Sheet; homework was to complete an outline for the essay using the Essay Outline Guidelines

12/19 (Black Day): assisted study hall day: homework was to complete the Treatment of the Slaves Reading and Questions and to continue working on the Basic Explorer Research Sheet

Here is the 2015 Midterm Study Guide

1/5 (Orange Day): assisted study hall day:  homework was to work on (if not complete) the Essay Outline Guidelines

1/6 (Black Day): we used reference books and computers to work in class to collect the information required for the Basic Explorer Research Sheet; homework was to complete an outline for the essay using the Essay Outline Guidelines

1/7-8: we peer edited each other’s outlines in class using the Essay Outline Peer Editing Rubric; homework was to write a rough draft of the essay based on the Exploration Essay Guidelines and Rubric

Here are your 2nd Quarter Portfolio Directions

1/9-12: we peer edited each other’s rough drafts in class using the rubric on the Exploration Essay Peer Editing Sheet; homework is to use the feedback learned in today’s class to write the final copy to turn in next time

PLEASE NOTE: we had planned to complete a poster project to go along with this research essay; this will NOT be completed; we will be using the time to prepare for the midterm exam

1/13-16: we worked in class to finish our essays, complete our 2nd quarter portfolios, and study for the midterm exam

The homework after the midterm was to complete the Tudor England – The Reign of Elizabeth reading