09/29/19

Ch 13 Work

Here are the assignments for Chapter 13. I have included the rubrics for each assignment on the assignment link. Be sure to review the rubric on how points are earned.

Read pages 265-285 of the textbook. 

If you do not want to sit down and read the 20 pages at one time, read 7 pages per night (Monday – Wednesday) this will get the reading done by Wednesday night. In time for the weekly reading quiz on Friday. Reading the book is IMPORTANT. Not reading the book will result in low quiz/test/homework grades and will make passing the AP exam more difficult.

Essential Questions Ch. 13

These questions are designed to help students gain comprehension while reading the chapter. Answers should be handwritten and put in their own words (not plagiarized – points will be deducted for answers that have been copied from other students/sources)

Ch 13 Flashcards

These flashcard terms are designed to help students study for essays/chapter tests/reading quizzes/flashcard quizzes.
Flashcards must be handwritten on 4×6 cards (they provide students more space than 3×5 cards). These flashcards will become useful study tools at the end of the class when preparing for the AP Exam in May.

09/26/19

Ch 12 Review

Here is the PowerPoint for chapter 12. Chapter 12 Lecture notes. A few other things to think about are split inheritance in the Inca empire. Take a look at the mita system, the pochteca, and chinampas. It would wise to create a timeline of the empires. Who was first, who followed them and so forth. Take a look at Bernardino de Sahagun’s work in “Aztec Women and Men”

09/26/19

Aztec DBQ

In keeping with writing Thursday, here is an introduction to the DBQ. Please answer the questions on the back of the sheet that was handed out in class. This will be due at the start of the next class session.

Aztec DBQ practice

09/25/19

A History of the World in 6 Glasses

We are starting the book, A History of the World in 6 Glasses.  We need to read chapters 1 and 2 by Friday, October 4.  These discussion questions need to be completed by Friday, October 4.

READING QUESTIONS

Chapter 1: A Stone Age Brew

Note: The first 4 chapters deal with early foundations of civilizations and classical civilizations, roughly from the beginning of the Agricultural Revolution around 8000 BCE to the end of the classical era, around 600 CE.

1. What were the consequences of the Agricultural Revolution?

2. What is the archaeological evidence that supports the cultivation, harvesting, storage and processing of cereal grains?
3. Farming led to food surpluses. Explain that developments that occurred as a result of a food surplus.

4. Identify 3 reasons for the switch to farming.

5. How were grain storehouses related to the temples and the government?

6. What is the relationship of beer to the growth and development of these early civilizations? Give specific examples of how beer led to elements of civilization such as writing. This should be a longer summary response of 1-2 paragraphs, covering the material of the entire chapter.

Chapter 1 Reading

Chapter 2: Civilized Beer

1. Mesopotamia  is  the  “land  between  the  2  rivers.”    What  are  the  two  rivers?

2. Explain the importance of the grain surplus to the development of civilization.

3. Identify the staples of the Egyptian and Mesopotamian diets.

4. Identify ways in which beer was used in daily life, in religion, as medicine, and in burials.

5. Explain how beer had civilizing influences and shaped the development of Mesopotamia and Egypt. This
should be a longer summary response of 1-2 paragraphs, covering the material of the entire chapter.

Chapter 2 Reading

09/22/19

Textbook Assignment-Ch 12

Read pages 265-285 of the textbook. 

 If you do not want to sit down and read the 20 pages at one time, read 7 pages per night (Monday – Wednesday) this will get the reading done by Wednesday night. In time for the weekly reading quiz on Friday. Reading the book is IMPORTANT. Not reading the book will result in low quiz/test/homework grades and will make passing the AP exam more difficult. 

09/22/19

Ch 12 Flashcards and Essential Questions

Here are the flashcards and essential questions for Ch 12. Both are due on Friday, September 27 at the start of class.

Ch 12 Flashcards
These flashcard terms are designed to help students study for essays/chapter tests/reading quizzes/flashcard quizzes.

Flashcards must be handwritten on 4×6 cards (they provide students more space than 3×5 cards). These flashcards will become useful study tools at the end of the class when preparing for the AP Exam in May.


Ch 12 Essential Questions
These questions are designed to help students gain comprehension while reading the chapter. Answers should be handwritten and put in their own words (not plagiarized – points will be deducted for answers that have been copied from other students/sources)