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Thursday, February 22

Today’s Learning: How did the Mongols create an empire?

Warm Up: Please title p. 24 of your Social Studies notebook, Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire and create the Cornell Note-Taking format there.

Class Work: If you missed any on your Standards 6.1/6.2 Quiz, make the necessary corrections, complete with citations. When finished, hand in on the front table. Then take notes in the “field” (Step 2) on p. 24 as you view the video of the same title.

If you missed none on yesterday’s quiz, use p. 24 on which to take notes on the Genghis Khan video.

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Wednesday, February 21

Today’s Learning: Show what you know about who the Mongols were and how they created an empire.

Warm Up: Please use the sources we have used to study Standards 6.1/6.2 to help you complete the review activity you completed yesterday.

Class Work: Standards 6.1/6.2 Quiz

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Tuesday, February 20

Today’s Learning: How did the Mongols create an empire?

Warm Up: Write a caption describing what you see happening in this image in two or three sentences in your notebook, p. 23.

Class Work: Share your caption with your assigned travel partner.

The primary weapon of war used by the Mongols as they created their empire was the bow and arrow. View Lars Andersen: a new level of archery.

Use the resources listed below to complete your Standards 6.1/6.2 Review.

Standards 6.1/6.2 Quiz, Wednesday, February 21.

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Monday, February 19

Today’s Learning: How did the Mongols create an empire?

Warm Up: Please complete your first, second, and third reads of Document C and complete the associated First, Second, and Third Read activities on the Document Chart: How did the Mongols create an account empire? on the table in front of you.

Class Work: Share your responses on your Document Chart: How did the Mongols create an account empire? with your assigned travel parter.

Please title p. 22 of your Social Studies notebook, Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire and create the Cornell Note-Taking format there.

Then take notes in the “field” (Step 2) on p. 22 as you view the video of the same title. At the end of today’s viewing, please use the notes to write your “key points” and then use your “key points” to write your “summary” over what we viewed today.

Standards 6.1/6.2 Review.

Standards 6.1/6.2 QuizWednesday, February 21.

 

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Friday, February 16

Today’s Learning: How did the Mongols create an empire?

Warm Up: Please complete your first read of Document B and complete the associated First Read activity on the Document Chart: How did the Mongols create an account empire? on the table in front of you.

Class Work: 

  • 1st Read
    • Write down two things you know for sure about the Mongols based on this document
  • 2nd Read
    • Respond to the Second Read questions
    • Find a partner: Stand up and hold up 2 fingers
    • Share 2 things you wrote down with your partner
  • 3rd Read
    • Follow the Third Read directions
    • Mark evidence for villains (-) or cultural brokers (+)
    • Find a different partner: Stand up and hold up 3 fingers. Share the evidence you cited.

Please title p. 20 of your Social Studies notebook, Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire and create the Cornell Note-Taking format there.

Then take notes in the “field” (Step 2) on p. 20 as you view the video of the same title.

Describe the stories you hear on today’s CNN 10 in a sentence each on p. 21 of your notebook.

 

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Thursday, February 15

Today’s Learning: How did the Mongols create an empire?

Warm Up: Please complete your first read of Document A and complete the associated First Read activity on the Document Chart: How did the Mongols create an account empire? on the table in front of you.

Class Work: Complete the Second and Third Read activities on the Document Chart: How did the Mongols create an empire?

Please title p. 19 of your Social Studies notebook, Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire and create the Cornell Note-Taking format there.

Then take notes in the “field” (Step 2) on p. 19 as you view the video of the same title.

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Wednesday, February 14

Today’s Learning: How did the Mongols create an empire?

Warm Up: What are the most important factors in conquering and creating a successful empire? Please list THREE factors you think are important in conquering and creating an empire in the box on the Preview activity in front of you.

Class Work: Please close read – underline, highlight, annotate – Background Reading/Timeline: How did the Mongols create an empire? quietly and independently.

Then write three things you learned from the reading on the 3×3 matrix – one item per square – on the back of the preview activity we worked on earlier.

Share One, Get One Activity. When you have your matrix complete, please read all nine items and then write a one-sentence summary of the Background Reading below the matrix on the back of the Preview activity.

Complete the First Response activity on the Preview activity. Vote on this issue with your feet/class debate in re: Were the Mongols villains or cultural brokers?

 

 

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Tuesday, February 13

Today’s Learning: Who were the Mongols?

Warm Up: On p. 18 of your notebook, please write one word that you think best describes the Mongols (other than ANY form of the word “Mongols”). Then write two to three sentences explaining why you chose that word and how it applies to the Mongols.

Class Work: Share your warm up response with your table partner.

Please use the sources listed below – remember, the review is NOT  source – we’ve used in our study of Standards 5.3/5.4 to make any and all corrections to your Standards 5.3/5.4 Quiz. When you’re finished, please hand in on the front table. If you missed NONE, I don’t need to see your quiz again.

Please complete this Standard 6.1 Summative Assessment. Hand in.

 

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Monday, February 12

Today’s Learning: Who were the Mongols?

Warm Up: Please complete your Background Reading Study Questions: Who Were the Mongols? that you began last Friday quietly and independently.

Class Work: Share your responses to the study questions with your assigned travel partner.

Who were the Mongols? Notesnotebook, p. 17.

Formative assessment, notebook p. 18.

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Friday, February 9

Today’s Learning: Who were the Mongols?

Warm Up: What is a villain? Draw your impression of a villain on p. 15 of your notebook. Around the figure, list five characteristics that you believe make a person a villain.

Class Work: What can you infer about the lifestyle of Mongols from these photographs (#1#2#3#4#5)? Write your inferences on p. 15 of your notebook.

Define steppe on p. 15.

Close read – highlight, underline, annotate – Background Reading: Who Were the Mongols? Then complete the accompanying study questions.

Describe each story you hear on today’s CNN 10 in a sentence each on p. 16

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