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Tuesday, November 21

Today’s Learning: Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving the way we do?

Warm Up/Class Work: Please respond to the questions on The History of Thanksgiving video guide as we view the video of the same name. At the end of class, leave them on your table; I will collect them for a grade.

Happy Thanksgiving and GBR!!!

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Monday, November 20

Today’s Learning: What is the role of religion in culture?

Warm Up: Please attach your World Religions graphic organizer to p. 63 with a hinge.

Class Work: Standard 4.1 Summative AssessmentOn a sheet of notebook paper, please write a paragraph (at minimum) explaining how religion impacts a culture. Include examples from the four religions we have reviewed (World Religions GO, notebook p. 63) that address the four ways religion plays a role in society (Role of Religion Notes, notebook p. 61).

When finished, make sure your name is on your paper and hand in on the front table.

Close read – underline, highlight, annotate – What is religion? And why did Islam form? After close reading, write a response to the question, Why did Islam form? at the bottom of p. 2 of the article. Share your response with your travel partner.

Use the information in the article you’ve just close read to help you complete the Why Islam? The Role of Religion in Society graphic organizer.

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Friday, November 17

Today’s Learning: What role does religion play in society?

Warm Up: Please use Google Classroom on your Chromebooks to finish up your research on Buddhism and complete the corresponding column on your World Religions graphic organizer quietly and independently.

Class Work: Use the video What is Buddhism? to corroborate the information in the Buddhism Column on your World Religions graphic organizer. Add to it if needed. Share that information with your table partner.

Describe the stories you hear on CNN 10 in a sentence each on p. 62 of your notebook.

Have a weekend and GO BIG RED!!!

 

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Thursday, November 16

Today’s Learning: What is the role of religion in society?

Warm Up: Please use Google Classroom on your Chromebooks to finish up your research on Hinduism and complete the corresponding column on your World Religions graphic organizer quietly and independently.

Class Work: Use the video What is Hinduism? to corroborate the information in the corresponding column on your World Religions graphic organizer. Add to it if needed. Share the information with your assigned travel partner.

Use Google Classroom on your Chromebooks to research Buddhism and complete the corresponding column on your World Religions graphic organizer quietly and independently.

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Wednesday, November 15

Today’s Learning: What role does religion play in society?

Warm Up: Please use the Judaism reading to help you complete the Judaism column on your World Religions graphic organizer quietly and independently.

Use the information in What is Judaism? to corroborate the information in your Judaism column on your World Religions graphic organizer. Share the information about Judaism with your table partner.

Please use Google Classroom on your Chromebooks to research Hinduism and complete the corresponding column on your World Religions graphic organizer quietly and independently.

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Tuesday, November 14

Today’s Learning: What is the role of religion in society?

Warm Up: Please use the Christianity reading – this is a class set, so please don’t mark on it – to help you complete the corresponding column on your World Religions graphic organizer quietly and independently.

Class Work: View What is Christianity? to corroborate the information you already have on your World Religions graphic organizer and add to it if needed.

Share the information you have in the Christianity column on your graphic organizer with your table partner.

Use the Judaism reading to help you complete the corresponding column on your World Religions graphic organizer.

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Monday, November 13

Today’s Learning: What is the role of religion in culture?

Warm Up: Please use the resources listed on the white board (see below) to make any and all corrections – cite the learning resource (the review is NOT a source) and page #, along with the corrected answer – of your Standard 3.5 Quiz and hand back in on the front table for regrading. Then find something quiet to do until you have further instructions.

Class Work: Religion defined/role of religion, notebook p. 60.

Role of Religion notes, notebook p. 61.

Please fill in as much information as you are able to on your World Religions graphic organizer – there are TWO sides – quietly and independently.

Please use the Christianity reading – this is a class set, so please don’t mark on it – to help you complete the corresponding column on your World Religions graphic organizer quietly and independently.

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Friday, November 10

Today’s Learning: Show what you know about the Han Dynasty.

Warm Up: Please spend a few minutes reviewing your completed Review so you’re prepared for the Standard 3.5 Quiz you’ll be taking shortly.

Class Work: Veterans’ Day: Bet you Didn’t Know.

Standard 3.5 Quiz.

Describe the stories you hear on today’s CNN 10 in a sentence each on p. 59 of your notebook.

 

 

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Thursday, November 9

Today’s Learning: How does the Han Dynasty compare with other classical empires we have studied?

Warm Up: Please describe the terra cotta warriors on p. 57(b) of your notebook. Answer the questions who?, what?, where?, when?, and why? in your description.

Class Work: Share your response to the warm up with your assigned travel partner.

Chinese Innovations, notebook p. 58.

Use the resources listed on the white board to help you complete your Standard 3.5 Review quietly and independently.

Standard 3.5 Quiz, Friday, November 10.

 

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Wednesday, November 8

Today’s Learning: How does the Han Dynasty compare with other classical empires we have studied?

Warm Up: Turn your notebook sideways with the spiral at the top and create a Venn Diagram on p. 56. Use it to compare/contrast the Han Dynasty with one of the other classical empires we have studied.

Class Work: Then use the information in the diagram to answer the question, Which empire would you want to live in? on p. 56(b). Cite specific reasons why you chose the empire you did AND why you wouldn’t want to live in the other empire. Share your response to this question with your assigned travel partner.

Finish viewing The Terra Cotta Army with Stump the Champ questions, notebook p. 57.

Standard 3.5 Review.

Standard 3.5 Quiz, Friday, November 10.

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