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Tuesday, November 7

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

Warm Up: Please share your list of similarities and differences you created yesterday on p. 53 of your notebook with your table partner.

Class Work: Fun Facts About the Han Dynastynotebook p. 54.

The Terra Cotta Army with Stump the Champ questions, p. 55.

Standard 3.5 Quiz, Friday, November 10.

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Monday, November 6

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

Warm Up: Please list characteristics of empires – you should be able to come up with five or six – AND cite specific examples of those characteristics from the three empires – Greece, Persia, Rome –  we have studied to date on p. 53 of your notebook.

Class Work: Share your responses to the warm up with your table/travel partner.

Please close read – highlight, underline, annotate – Student Reading: Han Dynasty. As you read, please put a “+” next to information that is similar to other empires – Greece, Persia, Rome – you’ve learned about this year; put a “-” next to information that is different from those empires.

Then create a list of similarities and differences on p. 53 of your notebook.

 

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Friday, November 3

Warm Up: We will go to the Computer Lab (332G) in the Media Center today to print our Standard 3.4 Quiz (IF you missed any.). Please sit in your assigned seat, login using Firefox, access your quia.com account, go to this class period, and print your results. When I have them at the printer, I will call you up to get your quiz. While you’re waiting for your classmates to finish, please find something quiet online to do.

Class Work: If you missed any on your Standard 3.4 Quiz, please use the resources listed on the white board (REMEMBER – the review is NOT a source) to make any and ALL corrections on your quiz. You must indicate the corrected answer AND the specific learning resource, along with the page #, you used to find the correct information. When you are finished, please hand in on the front table and find something quiet to do until you have further instructions.

Have a weekend and GO BIG RED!!!

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Thursday, November 2

Today’s Learning: Show what you know about ancient Rome.

Warm Up: Please spend a few minutes reviewing your completed Standard 3.4 Review so you’re prepared for the Standard 3.4 Quiz you’ll be taking shortly.

Class Work: 

  • Please open your Chromebooks
  • Login to your Quia account
  • Go to this class period
  • Take the Standard 3.4 Quiz
  • Submit your results (we will print for corrections tomorrow)
  • Then login to this class period, Google Classroom
  • Take the National Geography Bee Pre-Test (remember, this test is scored but NOT recorded in Synergy)
  • Find something quiet to do until you hear further instructions

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Wednesday, November 1

Today’s Learning: How did Rome go from a a republic to an empire?

Warm Up: Please re-read Decline of the Roman Empire in Rome Supplemental Reading. On the blank back page of the packet, please list three reasons why the Roman Empire was split in two.

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

Continue with Diocletian/Constantine/Fall of Rome notes, notebook p. 51.

Use the following resources to help you complete the Standard 3.4 Review:

Standard 3.4 Quiz, Thursday, November 2

National Geography Bee Pre-Test, Thursday, November 2

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Tuesday, October 31

Today’s Learning: How did Rome go from a republic to an empire?

Warm Up: Please describe Roman gladiatorial games in your notebook, p. 50. Use evidence from the sources we have used to study ancient Rome to support your answer.

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

Complete your video guide as we finish viewing Colosseum: A Gladiator’s Story.

Diocletian/Constantine/Fall of Rome Notes, notebook p. 51.

Use the following resources to help you complete the Standard 3.4 Review:

Standard 3.4 Quiz, Thursday, November 2

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Monday, October 30

Today’s Learning: How did Rome go from a republic to an empire?

Warm Up: Please respond to the questions on the video guide in front of you as we view the video Colosseum: A Gladiator’s Story.

Class Work: View Colosseum: A Gladiator’s Story with video guide.

Standard 3.4 Quiz, Thursday, November 2.

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Friday, October 27

Today’s Learning: How did Rome go from a republic to an empire?

Warm Up: Please close read – underline, highlight, annotate – Document 1 – Dio Cassius in the packet of Standard 3.4 Primary Documents you find on the table in front of you. Then respond to the two accompanying Skill questions at the bottom of the page.

Class Work: Discuss Document 1 together as a class. Work on Documents 2 and together as a class.

Describe each story you hear on CNN 10 in a sentence on p. 49.

Have a weekend and GO BIG RED!!!

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Thursday, October 26

Today’s Learning: How did Rome go from a republic to an empire?

Warm Up: Please describe a Roman aqueduct in your notebook, p. 48. What was its purpose? What structure was often used to support the weight of an aqueduct? Sketch an aqueduct.

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

Continue viewing Rome: Engineering an Empire with Stump the Champ questions, p. 48.

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Wednesday, October 25

Today’s Learning: How did Rome go from a republic to an empire?

Warm Up: Please describe one thing you learned from yesterday’s segment of Rome: Engineering an Empire that corroborates your notes about the Pax Romana (p.45), and Rome Supplemental Reading, in your notebook, p. 47.

Class Work: Continue viewing Rome: Engineering an Empire with Stump the Champ questions, p. 47.

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