ModernEuro 1st Quarter

Wednesday, 9-7 (Orange Day) and Thursday, 9-8 (Black Day):
Due Today: A good attitude! ūüôā
Today’s Learning Target: What are the behavior and academic expectations for Modern European History?
What we did in class today: we discussed what¬†makes a “good” class; we reviewed the¬†Letter to Parents¬†and¬†Guidelines for Assessment; we worked in small groups on the¬†Historical Tweets¬†activity; we reviewed the¬†Who Am I? Poster Guidelines¬†(here is my example:¬†Mrs. Wagner’s Who Am I? 2016)
Due Next Class: review the Letter to Parents and Guidelines for Assessment with parents, being sure to get signatures where necessary; complete the Who Am I? Poster

Friday, 9-9 (Orange Day):
Due Today: reviewed and signed Letter to Parents and Guidelines for Assessment; the Who Am I? Poster
Today’s Learning Target: In what ways did the events of 9-11-01 affect history?
What we did in class today: we worked in groups to complete a stations activity about 9-11 sources; this activity included source analysis of the following primary and secondary sources: Biographies Analysis Sheet, George Bush, Operatives, Osama Bin Laden, and Rudy Guliani; Photographs Sheet, 2nd-plane, 2nd-tower-explosion, building-collapse, bush-learns-of-9-11, curb-sitter-nyc, injured-firemen, pentagon, pentagon-grounds, and rubble; Official Policies Analysis Sheet, authorization-for-use-of-military-force, president-obamas-remarks-on-death-of-osama-bin-laden, statement-by-president-bush-in-his-address-to-the-nation, and the-last-night; personal-narratives-sheet and these personal narratives: StoryCorps
Due Next Class: 9-11 Interview Guidelines

Monday, 9-12 (Black Day):
Due Today: reviewed and signed Letter to Parents and Guidelines for Assessment; the Who Am I? Poster
Today’s Learning Target:¬†Why is the study of history important?
What we did in class today: we individually read Why Study History?;¬†we discussed some current events; we reviewed their suggestions for what makes a “good” class; we shared our Who Am I? posters; we discussed the events of 9-11-01; we discussed the¬†Medieval Life Presentation
Due Next Class: read, add additional annotations, and answer the questions to How the Pope Got His Political Muscle

Tuesday, 9-13 (Orange Day):
Due Today: 9-11 Interview Guidelines
Today’s Learning Target:¬†Why is the study of history important?
What we did in class today: we individually read Why Study History?;¬†we discussed some current events; we reviewed their suggestions for what makes a “good” class; we shared our Who Am I? posters; we discussed the events of 9-11-01; we discussed the¬†Medieval Life Presentation
Due Next Class: read, add additional annotations, and answer the questions to How the Pope Got His Political Muscle

Wednesday, 9/14-Thursday, 9/15:
Due Today: How the Pope Got His Political Muscle
Today’s Learning Target: What lessons can be learned from Joan of Arc‚Äôs life?
What we did in class today: we reviewed some information from the homework, How the Pope Got His Political Muscle questions; we read and discussed Knowing History and Knowing Who We Are; we discussed some general information about Joan of Arc using a General Overview of Joan of Arc and then discussed the hundred-years-war-briefing-sheet; we broke into groups of two to read and annotate the Positive Comments About Joan and Negative Comments About Joan handouts
Due Next Class: read and annotate¬†Boccaccio’s Decameron

Friday, 9/16-Monday, 9/19:
Due Today:¬†Boccaccio’s Decameron¬†annotations
Today’s Learning Target:
How did the Black Death affect Europe?
What we did in class today: we¬†discussed the¬†Black Death Presentation; we reviewed the homework,¬†Boccaccio’s Decameron; we completed the¬†Black Death Economics Activity
Due Next Class: prepare for our first formative assessment using the Unit 1 Content Quiz Study Guide

Tuesday, 9/20-Wednesday, 9/21:
Due Today: prepare for our quiz using the Unit 1 Content Quiz Study Guide
Today’s Learning Target:¬†What was life like during the Medieval period of Europe?
What we did in class today: we reviewed for and then completed our quiz; we discussed some current events; we reviewed the information in the Intro to the Renaissance Presentation
Due Next Class: read and annotate the Italy РBirthplace of the Renaissance

Thursday, 9/22-Friday, 9/23:
Due Today: Italy РBirthplace of the Renaissance reading annotations
Today’s Learning Target: How did individuals make personal contributions to the era known as the Renaissance?
What we did in class today: we discussed the Renaissance Individuals Presentation; we went to the computer lab to research the individual you were assigned (someone on this list: List of Notable Men and Women of the Renaissance)
Due Next Class: research on and poem about the Renaissance individual you were assigned; signed MFA Field Trip Permission Slip and check for $45

Monday, 9/26-Tuesday, 9/27:
Due Today: research on and poem about the Renaissance individual you were assigned; signed MFA Field Trip Permission Slip and check for $45
Today’s Learning Target:¬†In what ways was Humanism evident in Renaissance art, literature, and society?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we reviewed our corrected quizzes from last week; we discussed the Humanism Presentation; we worked in two large groups to complete the Humanism Character Discussion
Due Next Class: label and color the Blank Renaissance Europe Map using the Renaissance Map Activity Guidelines and the Labeled Renaissance Europe Map; study this for a map quiz next class

Wednesday, 9/28-Thursday, 9/29:
Due Today: labeled and colored Blank Renaissance Europe Map (map quiz in class today)
Today’s Learning Target: In what ways were Renaissance ideals reflected in Italian Renaissance Art?
What we did in class today: we completed our map quiz over the Blank Renaissance Europe Map; we discussed some current events; we discussed the Italian Renaissance Art Presentation
Due Next Class: read and annotate the da Vinci and Michelangelo Reading

Friday, 9/30-Monday, 10/3:
Due Today: da Vinci and Michelangelo Reading annotations
Today’s Learning Target: In what ways can we express interpretations of art?
What we did in class today: we watched Sister Wendy: The Age of Genius and took notes using the Sister Wendy РAge of Genius Notes Sheet
Due Next Class: The Northern Renaissance Reading

Tuesday, 10/4-Wednesday, 10-5:
Due Today: The Northern Renaissance Reading
Today’s Learning Target: How did Northern Renaissance art differ from Italian Renaissance Art?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we discussed the Northern Renaissance Art Presentation
Due Next Class: use the Renaissance Art Study List study for a Renaissance Art quiz next class; being working on Make Your Own Test Guidelines; here is the Test Example and the Make Your Own Test Template

Thursday, 10/6-Tuesday, 10/11:
Due Today: study the Renaissance Art Study List for our quiz today; rough draft of your test, according to the Make Your Own Test Guidelines
Today’s Learning Target: What were the most important works of art created during the Renaissance?
What we did in class today
: we took our Renaissance Art Quiz; we used laptops to work on our tests
Due Next Class: proofread, signed rough draft of your test to create the final copy

Wednesday, 10/12-Thursday, 10/13:
Due Today: rough draft of your test
Today’s Learning Target: What was the most important information we learned in our Renaissance unit?
What we did in class today: we used laptops to type a final copy of our tests, using the proofread, signed rough drafts as a base
Due Next Class: proofread, signed rough draft of your Make Your Own Test with hand-written answers; final copy of your Make Your Own Test with hand-written answers; study for 20-question quiz

Friday, 10/14-Monday, 10/17:
Due Today: proofread, signed rough draft of your Make Your Own Test with hand-written answers; final copy of your Make Your Own Test with hand-written answers
Today’s Learning Target: What was the most important information we learned in our Renaissance unit?
What we did in class today: we took the 20-question quiz that goes with the project
Due Next Class: label, color, and study the Reformation Europe 1500 map, using these handouts to guide you: Reformation Europe 1500 Map Activity; Blank Reformation Europe 1500 Map; Labeled Reformation Europe 1500 Map; Colored Reformation Europe 1500 Map

Tuesday, 10/18-Wednesday, 10/19:
Due Today: Reformation Europe 1500 Map Activity
Today’s Learning Target: What might cause an organization to change?
What we did in class today: we took our Reformation Europe 1500 map quiz; we discussed some current events; we worked in groups to complete the Reformation History As Mystery Activity using the Reformation History As Mystery Sources
Due Next Class:view and take notes on the Reformation History As Mystery Sources you were not able to view during our class activity; read and annotate the Reformation Reading

Thursday, 10/20 (Black Day):
Due Today: view and take notes on the Reformation History As Mystery Sources you were not able to view during our class activity; Reformation Reading annotations
Today’s Learning Target: How was Martin Luther involved in the Protestant Reformation?
What we did in class today: we discussed the Guidelines for the MFA Field Trip;¬†we discussed some current events; we discussed the¬†Challenges to the Church presentation; we watched Chapter 7 “The Price of Salvation” from the movie¬†Luther
Due Next Class: read and annotate the Martin Luther After the Diet of Worms reading

Friday, 10/21 (Orange Day): MFA Field Trip
here is the MFA Scavenger Hunt
for those students who did not attend, here is the MFA Assignment for Non-Attendees

Monday, 10/24 (Black Day):
What we did in class today: we continued watching the movie Luther

Tuesday, 10/25 (Orange Day):
Due Today: view and take notes on the Reformation History As Mystery Sources you were not able to view during our class activity; Reformation Reading annotations
Today’s Learning Target: How was Martin Luther involved in the Protestant Reformation?
What we did in class today: we discussed the Guidelines for the MFA Field Trip;¬†we discussed some current events; we discussed the¬†Challenges to the Church presentation; we watched Chapter 7 “The Price of Salvation” from the movie¬†Luther
Due Next Class: read and annotate the Martin Luther After the Diet of Worms reading

Wednesday, 10/26-Thursday, 10/27:
Due Today: Martin Luther After the Diet of Worms reading annotations
Today’s Learning Target: What caused the Protestant Reformation?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we reviewed theMartin Luther After the Diet of Worms reading completed as homework; we worked in groups to complete the 95 Theses activity; we discussed the Writing Thesis Statements, Outlines, and Introductions
Due Next Class: Protestant Reformation Thesis, Outline, Intro assignment

Here is the 1st Quarter Portfolio Directions Рthis is due next Friday

Friday, 10/28-Monday, 10/31:
Due Today: Protestant Reformation Thesis, Outline, Intro assignment
Today’s Learning Target: What events led to the English Reformation?
What we did in class today: Mrs. Wagner was absent; we completed the Tudor Dynasty Begins Questions using the Tudor Dynasty Begins notes; we began to read and annotate one of the following handouts (this is due class after next): Henry VIII РCatherine of Aragon; Henry VIII РAnne Boleyn; Henry VIII РJane Seymour; Henry VIII РAnne of Cleves; Henry VIII РKathryn Howard; Henry VIII РKatherine Parr
Due Next Class: research what Maine voters will be deciding in the 2016 election

Tuesday, 11/1-Wednesday, 11/2:
Due Today: research about what Maine voters will be deciding in the 2016 election
Today’s Learning Target: What will Maine voters be deciding in the 2016 election?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we discussed the information on this page of my website
Due Next Class: one of the Henry VIII and his wives handouts from last class; Portfolio due by the end of the day on Friday

Thursday, 11/3-Friday, 11/4:
Due Today: Portfolio due by the end of the day on Friday
Today’s Learning Target:¬†What will Maine voters be deciding in the 2016 election?
What we did in class today: we continued to discuss election information
Due Next Class: one of the Henry VIII and his wives handouts from last class; Portfolio due by the end of the day on Friday