Honors World Studies II 1st Quarter

Wednesday, 9-6 (Orange Day) and Thursday, 9-7 (Black Day):
Due Today: A good attitude! 🙂
Today’s Learning Target: What are the academic and behavior expectations of our class?
What we did in class today: we discussed what makes a “good” class; we reviewed the Letter to Parents and the Guidelines for Assessment; we reviewed the Who Am I Poster Guidelines (here is my example: Mrs. Wagner’s Who Am I? example); we completed a review quiz over information related to the Medieval Era
Due Next Class: review the Letter to Parents and the Guidelines for Assessment with parents, being sure to get signatures where necessary; complete the Who Am I? Poster; read and take notes on the Italy Birthplace of the Renaissance Reading

Friday, 9-8 and Monday, 9-11:
Due Today: review the Letter to Parents and the Guidelines for Assessment with parents, being sure to get signatures where necessary; complete the Who Am I? Poster; read and take notes on the Italy Birthplace of the Renaissance Reading
Today’s Learning Target: What was the Italian Renaissance?
What we did in class today: we watched a short video about 9-11 and then discussed personal stories and effects of that day; we reviewed our Who Am I? Posters; we reviewed the Medieval Era quiz we completed last class; we worked in small groups to complete the Italy Birthplace of the Renaissance Reading review questions
Due Next Class: complete the Renaissance Map Activity using the Europe 1500 Blank Map and the Europe 1500 Labeled Map; completed the Italian Renaissance Document Analysis

Tuesday, 9-12 and Wednesday, 9-13:
Due Today: labeled and colored Renaissance Map Activity (completed using the Europe 1500 Blank Map and the Europe 1500 Labeled Map) – quiz over the map today in class; completed Italian Renaissance Document Analysis
Today’s Learning Target: What was the Italian Renaissance?
What we did in class today: we completed our Renaissance Europe map quiz; we read the Why Historical Thinking – Abridged Part 1; we discussed the answers to the Italy Birthplace of the Renaissance Reading review questions we worked on last class in groups; we discussed the Ren – Humanism Presentation; we reviewed the Why Historical Thinking – Abridged Part 1; we chose our individuals from the RenManWmn List to complete the Men and Women of the Italian Renaissance research activity
Due Next Class: read Why Historical Thinking – Abridged Part 2; complete the Men and Women of the Italian Renaissance research activity

Thursday, 9-14 and Friday, 9-15:
Due Today: completed Men and Women of the Italian Renaissance research activity
Today’s Learning Target: How were Renaissance ideas reflected in the art, sculpture, and architecture of the era?
What we did in class today: we reviewed the “fun fact” from our Renaissance research; we discussed the Ren Art Presentation and the Renaissance Art Examples; we completed the Sister Wendy’s Story of Painting – The Age of Genius notes while watching the video
Due Next Class: use Renaissance Art Quiz Study List to prepare for a quiz class after next (Wednesday for the Orange Day class, Thursday for the Black Day class; read and take notes on The Northern Renaissance Reading

Monday, 9-18 and Tuesday, 9-19:
Due Today: read and take notes on The Northern Renaissance Reading
Today’s Learning Target: What makes up a “good” thesis statement?
What we did in class today: we finished watching the Sister Wendy video we started last class and also watched enough to answer the questions on the Sister Wendy’s Story of Painting – The Age of Genius – Nuremberg; we used our homework to see if we could answer the Northern Renaissance Text Questions; we discussed the Writing Thesis Statements handout; we viewed the Command Terms Primer
Due Next Class: study the Renaissance Art Quiz Study List and the Essay Questions for Quiz to prepare for a quiz next class

Wednesday, 9-20 and Thursday, 9-21:
Due Today: prepare for Renaissance Art quiz
Today’s Learning Target: What were some of the most important concepts, people, and artwork of the Renaissance era?
What we did in class today: we completed our Content Quiz; we read the Rabelais Gargantua and Pantagruel reading; we completed our Renaissance Art Quiz; we discussed the Planning Your 168-hour Work Week exercise
Due Next Class: complete any revised or incomplete assignments; complete the Planning Your 168-hour Work Week exercise

Friday, 9-22 and Monday, 9-25:
Due Today: the Planning Your 168-hour Work Week exercise
Today’s Learning Target: What is the most efficient way I can be a successful student?
What we did in class today: we reviewed our completed Planning Your 168-hour Work Week exercises; we discussed the types of homework we’ve done so far in terms of effort and time needed to complete; we discussed the Annotation Guidelines; Mr. Lynch led a discussion of Multiple Intelligences and Growth and Fixed Mindsets
Due Next Class: read and annotate The Myth of the Renaissance in Europe reading; have parents read and sign the Bowdoin Art Museum Permission Slip and return next class

Tuesday, 9-26 and Wednesday, 9-27:
Due TodayThe Myth of the Renaissance in Europe reading annotations; signed Bowdoin Art Museum Permission Slip 
Today’s Learning Target: What conditions can encourage the desire for reform?
What we did in class today: we completed the Reformation History As Mystery Analysis Handout using the Reformation History as Mystery Sources
Due Next Class: read and annotate the Reformation Reading; complete the 95 Theses reading

Thursday, 9-28 and Friday, 9-29:
Due Today: signed Bowdoin Art Museum Permission Slip 
Today’s Learning Target: What information is communicated via the Ivory Mirror exhibit at the Bowdoin Art Museum?
What we did in class today: we toured the Ivory Mirror exhibit at the Bowdoin Art Museum
Due Next Class: none

Monday, 10-2 and Tuesday, 10-3:
Due TodayReformation Reading annotations; completed 95 Theses reading
Today’s Learning Target: What were Martin Luther’s main criticisms of the Church?
What we did in class today: we reviewed and discussed our Renaissance Thesis Statements quizzes; we reviewed the Reformation Reading; we worked in groups to answer the 95 Theses Questions based on the 95 Theses reading; we watched a clip of the movie Luther; we discussed some current events
Due Next Class: complete the Protestant Reformation Thesis, Outline, Introduction; read and annotate the English Reformation Reading

Wednesday, 10-4 and Thursday, 10-5:
Due Today: completed Protestant Reformation Thesis, Outline, Introduction; annotated English Reformation Reading
Today’s Learning Target: What forms did the Reformation take in other parts of Europe?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we got into small groups and shared our completed Protestant Reformation Thesis, Outline, Introduction exercises; we read the Ulrich von Hutten Letter; we discussed the first four slides of the Spread of Protestant Reformation Presentation
Due Next Class: read and annotate the Catholic-Counter Reformation Reading

Tuesday, 10-10 and Wednesday, 10-11:
Due Today: annotated Catholic-Counter Reformation Reading
Today’s Learning Target: What changes did the Church make in response to the Reformation?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we completed the Spread of Protestant Reformation Presentation; we got into groups and completed the Catholic Reformation TO-DO List using the following documents: 1 – Jesuits1 – Saint Ignatius of Loyola1 – Vieira2 – Council of Trent2 – The Council of Trent3 – Index of Forbidden Books3 – Index of Forbidden Books Pic4 – The Inquisition Pic4 – The Inquisition
Due Next Class: rough draft of Make Your Own Test Template, completed according to the directions on the WSII Make Your Own Test Guidelines; here is a Google Doc version of the Make Your Own Test Template

Thursday, 10-12 and Friday, 10-13:
Due Today: rough draft of the Make Your Own Test Template (or the a Google Doc version of the Make Your Own Test Template) created according to the guidelines on the WSII Make Your Own Test Guidelines
Today’s Learning Target: What is the most important information from our unit on the Renaissance and Reformation?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we asked a classmate to proofread and sign the rough drafts of our Make Your Own Test project; we used the laptops to begin working on the final drafts
Due Next Class: proofread, signed rough draft and final copy of the Make Your Own Test project; study the list of terms for the quiz portion of the assessment

Monday, 10-16 and Tuesday, 10-17:
Due Today: proofread, signed rough draft and final copy of the Make Your Own Test project; study the list of terms for the quiz portion of the assessment
Today’s Learning Target: What is the most important information from our unit on the Renaissance and Reformation?
What we did in class today: we turned in both the rough and final drafts of our Make Your Own Test projects; we completed the 20-question multiple choice portion of the unit assessment; we completed the Political Participation Pretest
Due Next Class: read and annotate Exploration Reading Homework

Wednesday, 10-18 and Thursday, 10-19:
Due TodayExploration Reading Homework annotations
Today’s Learning Target: What were the primary motivations for European exploration?
What we did in class today: we discussed the role of government in our everyday lives; we worked in groups to took notes about the exploration efforts of the following countries: France, Spain, Portugal, England, the Netherlands using the Europeans Begin to Explore Activity handout
Due Next Class: label and color the Exploration Map – Blank using the information on the Exploration Map – Labeled and Map Homework Directions

Friday, 10-20 and Monday, 10-23:
Due Today: label and color the Exploration Map – Blank using the information on the Exploration Map – Labeled and Map Homework Directions
Today’s Learning Target: What were the effects of European exploration on indigenous peoples, countries, and culture?
What we did in class today: we watched and discussed this Eliot Cutler campaign video; we completed the Unit 2 Pre-Assessment; we watched this clip from the movie Apocalypto; we read and then discussed Spanish Requirement of 1513; we discussed the Effects of Exploration presentation; we brainstormed the good and bad qualities of Columbus on the Hero or Villain worksheet; we discussed the Columbus Essay Directions and the Directions for Using Chicago Manual of Style
Due Next Class: Columbus essay

Tuesday, 10-24 and Wednesday, 10-25:
Due Today: Columbus essay
Today’s Learning Target: What were the effects of European exploration on indigenous peoples, countries, and culture?
What we did in class today: we broke into two groups and watched and discussed one of these two campaign videos: Susan Collins video or Janet Mills video; Mrs. Wagner handed back and reviewed the corrected Unit 1 Make Your Own Test projects; we individually read the Olaudah Equiano reading; we discussed the Atlantic Slave Trade presentation; we watched an excerpt from the movie Amistad that depicts the conditions in the Middle Passage
Due Next Class: read and annotate the Treatment of the Slaves reading

Thursday, 10-26 and Friday, 10-27:
Due Today: read and annotate the Treatment of the Slaves reading
Today’s Learning TargetWhat were the effects of colonization of Latin America?
What we did in class today: we discussed the ways we can make our voices heard on the national, state, or local political/government stage; we broke into groups and each group was given a specific Issue and were then asked to identify those Political Figures and Political Organizations that could be accessed to further the issue; we discussed some current events; we took a Reading Quiz over the homework; we completed a Survey for Mr. Lynch; we discussed the Colonial Latin America presentation
Due Next Class: Columbus Essay (if not previously completed); prepare for a quiz using the Quiz Study Guide

Monday, 10-30 and Tuesday, 10-31:
Storm Days – No Power – NO SCHOOL

Wednesday, 11-1 and Thursday, 11-2:
(NO QUIZ TODAY – QUIZ NEXT CLASS)
Due Today: Columbus Essay (if not previously completed)
Today’s Learning Target: What is the process for voting in Maine? What are Maine voters deciding on Tuesday, November 7th?
What we did in class today: we listened to the Celeste Headlee Interview (here’s the audio); we discussed the LWV 2017 Voter’s Guide (here’s the Maine State Voter’s Guide)
Due Next Class: prepare for a quiz using the Quiz Study Guide

Here are the 1st Quarter Portfolio Directions and the Social Studies Standards

Friday, 11-3 and Monday, 11-6:
Due Today: Columbus Essay (if not previously completed) and any other work from this unit so far (assessment today)
Today’s Learning Target: What is the most important information that we have learned so far in our unit on the Age of Exploration?
What we did in class today: we began with a brief review of complicated terms on the quiz; we then completed a quiz on content learned so far in the unit; Mr. Lynch handed back corrected work and we discussed revisions; Mrs. Wagner explained the 1st Quarter Portfolio Directions; we completed Mary Sasso’s civics lesson (x2)
Due Next Class: complete Portfolio; work on work to be revised

Tuesday, 11-7 and Wednesday, 11-8:
Due Today: complete Portfolio; work on work to be revised
Today’s Learning Target: What do I need to revise and/or complete to be completely caught up in WSII for Quarter 1?
What we did in class today: Mrs. Wagner reviewed the 1st Quarter Portfolio Directions; we discussed some current events; Mr. Lynch handed back and reviewed corrected work, including the quizzes; Mr. Lynch connected the Ottoman Empire to our study of Exploration; we had time to work on Portfolios or homework in class
Due Next Class: complete Portfolio and turn it in to Mrs. Wagner by Thursday at 2:10; read and annotate the Rise and Expansion of the Ottoman Empire