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Friday, November 2

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 China’s Ghost Army: The Terra Cotta Warriors with Stump the Champ questions, notebook p. 57.

Standard 3.5 Review.

Standard 3.5 Quiz, Tuesday, November 2.

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Thursday, November 1

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. 54 of your notebook with your table partner.

Class Work: Fun Facts About the Han Dynastynotebook p. 55.

Student Vote, 2018.

China’s Ghost Army: The Terra Cotta Warriors with Stump the Champ questions, p. 57.

Standard 3.5 Quiz, Friday, November 6.

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Wednesday, October 31

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 (see p. 22 of your notebook) – AND cite specific examples of those characteristics from the three empires – Greece, Persia, Rome –  we have studied to date on p. 54 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. 54 of your notebook.

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Tuesday, October 30

Warm Up/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 (listed below), 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.

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Monday, October 29

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: Standard 3.4 Quiz

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Friday, October 26

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

Warm Up:Please turn to p. 53(b) of your notebook where we need to finish with the Fall of Rome notes.

Class Work: Continue with Diocletian/Constantine/Fall of Rome notes, notebook p. 53.

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

Describe the stories you hear on CNN 10 in a sentence each on p. 50.

Standard 3.4 Quiz, Monday, October 29

Have a weekend and GO BIG RED!!!

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Thursday, October 25

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

Warm Up: Were the gladiatorial games a positive or negative thing for the Roman Empire? Please respond on p. 52 of your notebook, using evidence – word for word quotes – from the sources we have used to study ancient Rome.

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

Complete your video guide as we finish viewing Colosseum: A Gladiator’s StoryAttach your completed video guide to p. 52 with a hinge.

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.

Diocletian/Constantine/Fall of Rome Notes, notebook p. 53.

Standard 3.4 Review

Standard 3.4 Quiz, Monday, October 29.

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Wednesday, October 24

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

Warm Up: Please describe Roman gladiatorial games in your notebook, p. 52. 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 assigned travel partner.

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

Standard 3.4 Quiz, Monday, October 29.

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Tuesday, October 23

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.

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

Standard 3.4 Quiz, Monday, October 29.

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Monday, October 22

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

Warm Up: Please describe one thing you learned from last week’s segments of Rome: Engineering an Empire that corroborates your notes about the Pax Romana (p.46), and Rome Supplemental Reading, in your notebook, p. 51. Your response MUST include evidence – word for word quotesfrom the two sources cited.

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

Continue viewing Rome: Engineering an Empire with Stump the Champ questions, p. 51.

Standard 3.4 (How did Rome go from a republic to an empire?) Quiz, Monday, October 29.

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