Here is a PowerPoint presentation on how to write the DBQ. This presentation breaks down everything one needs to write a DBQ. Your assignment is to read through the slides, take notes and write down any questions you may have about the DBQ.
You will create a Religion Matrix. This matrix will give you a quick overview of the main religions as you study for the religion exam and the AP exam. The matrix may be done in any fashion; the only requirement is that it be on one sheet of 8 1⁄2 x 11 paper. You may create the matrix by hand or by computer, the choice is your. This assignment is due on September 14, at the end of the class period.
Here are the criteria for the matrix:
Religions to use in matrix:
The following must be included for all religions:
Creation Myth / Narratives / Stories
Relationship with God – Goal of Life
Rules for Moral Conduct
Rituals Particular Dress / Clothing
Hierarchy / Organization
Here a quick project on Rome. The purpose is to see how Rome has changed from a Republic (507 BCE to 27 BCE) to an Empire ( 27 BCE to 476 CE). Be sure to read the sheet for the complete instructions. This assignment will be turned in on Sept 7 by the end of the class period.