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HWW- 10/30/12 October 30, 2012

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  • Do Now- What ideologies and technologies made exploration possible?
  • Turn to p. 8 of the exploration packet and answer the discussion questions for the social aspects of exploration.
    • Disease, pages 122, 131
    • Missionaries, page 124
    • The Social Hierarchy, page 123
    • Slavery, pages 123, 125, 132-136
  • Prepare to listen and take notes over a presentation on the Triangular Trade and the middle passage.
  • Poster due on block day.
  • Maps need to be finished by Friday.
  • Exploration essay test Friday.

APUSH- 10/30/12 October 30, 2012

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  • Students worked on unit 2 test corrections.  Corrections need to be finished by next Tuesday, Nov. 6.
  • Finish typing DBQs and submit them to Turnitin.com by Friday.  Return hand-written essays to me.

 

HWW- 10/29/12 October 29, 2012

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  • Do Now- What do you think were the most important items to go each way between the Old World and the New World?  Give at least two examples and explain their importance. 95 minutes)
  • Turn to p. 4 of your packet, and answer the political aspects of exploration questions for discussion. Refer to pages 94-96 of your text as necessary.  Prepare to discuss.  (15 minutes)
  • Turn to p. 6 of you packet, and answer the economic aspects of exploration questions for discussion. Refer to pages 96-101 and 137-141 of your text as necessary.  Prepare to discuss (20 minutes)

APUSH-10/29/12 October 29, 2012

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  • Students typed their unit 2 DBQs and submitted them to Turnitin.com.  Anyone who didn’t finish in class should finish at home and return their handwritten essays to me by Friday.
  • I emailed the unit 3 daily reading assignments.

HWW- Block Day, 10/24/12 & 10/25/12 October 24, 2012

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  • Do Now- How did capitalism contribute to exploration?
  • Participate in the draft for Columbian Exchange topics.  Review these quickly on p. 137-139 in preparation for your choice.  You will choose in a randomly generated order.
  • Research your topic, following the directions on the Columbian Exchange Research Poster page of your Exploration packet.
    • If you need another sheet of paper, pick one up from me.
    • This is the only class time you will have for research and poster preparation!
    • Here is an interesting article that discusses many of the topics.
  • If you are not yet finished with your map, you will need to take it home to finish it on your own according to the directions in the exploration learning targets packet.

APUSH- Block Day, 10/24/12 & 10/25/12 October 24, 2012

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Students wrote the unit 2 DBQ and turned it in along with their DBQ planning worksheets.

  • Carefully read and evaluate the prompt.
    • What does the question require?
    • What are all the parts of the question?
    • What is the time-frame of the question?
  • Inventory outside information: What do you already know about the topic?
  • Create a thesis:  What is your response to the prompt?
  • Analyze the documents: look for evidence that supports your thesis.
  • Create an outline:  Incorporate specific evidence and examples from the documents and outside info into an organizer that identifies your main arguments.
  • Deal with contradictory evidence/ ideas if you have time/ ability to do so.
  • Write!

The chapter 9, 10 vocab quizzes and the Political parties homework have been entered in Synergy.

 

HWW- 10/23/12 October 23, 2012

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  • Do Now- What countries took the lead in exploration?  What factors account for this? (3 minutes)
  • Turn to the “Ming Naval Expeditions” page in the packet.  Use information from the video and page 103 of your text to complete the compare/ contrast organizer. (20 minutes)
  • Turn to the “Japan returns to Isolationism” page of the packet.  Use the information on pages 108-113 to complete the story notes page. (20 minutes)
  • With any time remaining, work on completing the Political, Social, and Economic aspects of exploration on your exploration maps.  Whatever is not done in class today will need to be done on your own.

APUSH- 10/23/12 October 23, 2012

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  • We finished the student President presentations.
  • We worked on the unit 2 DBQ planning worksheet
    • students should complete the document analysis and paragraph planning sections prior to coming to class on block day.
    • students will be able to use the planner while writing the DBQ
    • the planning worksheet will be turned in for an essay grade.
  • The Federalists/ Anti- Federalists homework and the unit 2 objective test have been entered into Synergy.

HWW- 10/22/12 October 22, 2012

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  • Do Now- What did the New World lose from the arrival of Europeans? Give at least one example.
  • Pick up 2nd quarter hall pass
  • Pick up your maps.
    • Finish coloring and labeling oceans and continents if you haven’t already.
    • Begin working on the Political aspects of exploration on your maps using the instructions on p. 5.  Answer questions on p. 6
    • Move on to Economic, then Social aspects when finished.

APUSH- 10/22/12 October 22, 2012

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Students took the unit 2 objective test.