12/9/19

Ch 23 Work

Ch 23 Lecture Notes

Read pages 520-544 of the textbook. 

If you do not want to sit down and read the 24 pages at one time, read 9 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. 23

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 23 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.

12/3/19

Islamic Empires Readings

For each of the following readings, answer the questions found at the end of each reading.  The answers will be due at the start of the next class period.

12.3-Women in Ottoman Society: Oigier de Busbecq

12.4-The Ottomans: Empire-builders at the Crossroads of Three Continents

12.6-Shah Abbas the Great: The Resurgence of the Persian Empire

Documents in World History
To use the documents, click on the one you want on the table of contents page.

11/15/19

History of the World in Six Glasses Part 2

Here are the next chapters for A History of the World in Six Glasses.  Read the chapter and answer the accompanying questions.  The questions will be due on Nov 27.  There will be a quiz on the two chapters at that time.

Chapter 3: The Delight of Wine

  1. What factors led to the possibility of producing wine in Greece?
  2. Where did wine become an important drink?
  3. How did the Greeks influence Western civilization?
  4. How did the Greeks judge how cultured a person was?
  5. What was the importance of the symposium? How did it influence Greek culture?
  6. What was Plato’s view of democracy? How did Plato’s symposium differ from others?
  7. What do archaeologists know about the influence of Greek culture?
  8. Explain the importance of wine in the transmission of Greek culture throughout the Mediterranean and 
Asia. This should be a longer summary response of 1-2 paragraphs, covering the material of the entire 
chapter.

Chapter 4: The Imperial Wine

  1. How and in what ways did the Romans adopt the Greek culture?
  2. What other crops were sacrificed in order to produce wine?
  3. Compare the Roman convivium to the Greek symposium.
  4. Compare the ways in which Christianity and Islam viewed the drinking of wine.
  5. How was Europe divided over beer and wine drinking?
  6. What impact do the Greek and Roman cultures have on modern American and European cultures? This should be a longer summary response of 1-2 paragraphs, covering the material of the entire chapter.
11/15/19

Ch 20 Work

Ch 20 Lecture Notes

Read pages 425-451 of the textbook

If you do not want to sit down and read the 26 pages at one time, read 9 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. 20

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 20 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.

11/12/19

Ch 19 Work

Ch 19 Lecture Notes

Read pages 425-451 of the textbook

If you do not want to sit down and read the 26 pages at one time, read 9 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. 19

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 19 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.

11/7/19

Ch 16-18 Project

Ch 16-18 Assessment Project.

Select one person or event from the readings and choose one of the following tasks to complete.  This project will be an assessment credit.  The project will be due on 11/12 at the start of class.

Moviemaker (1 person)

Write a one page “pitch” to a producer explaining why the story of the person or event would or would not make a great movie.

Collage (1 person)

Create a collage around a person or event. Must have 8 pictures minimum.

Timeline (1 person)

Create a timeline that includes both the event in the novel and historical information of the time. Try using Post-Its on a whiteboard or butcher paper. Must have at least 10 events and four pictures.

Board game (2 to 3 people)

Design a board game on a person or event.

Trailer (2 to 3 people)

Movie previews always offer a quick sequence of the best moments that make us want to watch it.

Sing me a song (1 person)

Write a song/ballad about a person or event.

One Act Play (3 to 4 people)

Create a one act play, 3 to 5 minutes in length. All members must be in the act and have a speaking part.

Here is a list of possible events and people

Glorious Revolution
John Locke
Francis Bacon
Isaac Newton
Rene Descartes
William Harvey
Copernicus
Scientific Revolution
Gold and Silver-Impact on world
Protestantism
Martin Luther
John Calvin and Calvinism
Johannes Gutenberg
Renaissance, either Italian or Northern
Humanism
Zheng He
Columbian Exchange
Prince Henry
Thirty Years War
Mary Wollstonecraft
Peasant Revolts