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Week of April 25-29

  • Monday/Tuesday- Rome: Augustus, Transition from Republic to Empire, Fall of Rome
  • Wednesday/Thursday- Unit 4 Quiz
  • Friday- Mongols; Islam

Unit 4 Test: Thursday, May 5th (purple) and Friday, May 6th (gold)

Week of April 18-22

  • Monday- Peloponnesian War (Athends vs. Sparta); Greek against Greek activity
  • Tuesday/Wednesday- Alexander the Great: Hero or Villain Poster
  • Thursday/Friday- Conflict in Rome; Julius Caesar: Hero or Villain Poster

Unit 4 Quiz 1: Wednesday, April 27th (purple) and Thursday, April 28th (gold).  Quiz will cover Persian Wars, Peloponnesian War (Athens vs. Sparta), Alexander the Great, and Rome.

Week of April 11-15

  • Monday/Tuesday- Intro to Unit 4:Conflict
  • Wednesday/Thursday- The Persian Wars
  • Friday- Peloponnesian War (Athens vs. Sparta); Greek against Greek activity

Unit 4 Quiz 1: Wednesday, April 27th (purple) and Thursday, April 28th (gold).  Quiz will cover Persian Wars, Peloponnesian War (Athens vs. Sparta), Alexander the Great, and Rome.

Week of March 21-25

  • Monday-Greek Metope Project
  • Tuesday/Wednesday- Golden Age of Athens
  • Thursday- Greek Cultural Achievements
  • Friday- Finish Greek Metope Project

UNIT 3 TEST: Thursday, March 31st (purple) and Friday, April 1st (gold)

Week of March 14-18

  • Monday-Thursday- Silk Road Project
  • Friday- Greek Metope Project

UNIT 3 TEST: Thursday, March 31st (purple) and Friday, April 1st (gold)

 

Week of February 21-25

  • Monday- Achievements in Ancient Egypt
  • Tuesday/Wednesday- Great Pyramid
  • Thursday- Friday- Great Pyramid Final Claim
  • Unit 3 Quiz 1 over Mesopotamian and Egyptian Achievements: Monday, February 29th (purple) and Tuesday, March 1st (gold)

 

Week of February 15-19

  • Tuesday- Mesopotamia: Problems and Solutions
  • Wednesday/Thursday- Achievements in Ancient Mesopotamia
  • Friday- Achievements in Ancient Egypt

Week of February 1-5

  • Monday- European Feudalism
  • Tuesday/Wednesday- begin Feudalism Essay (first two paragraphs)
  • Thursday/Friday- Unit 2 Test; finish Feudalism Essay (homework if not finished)

 

Week of January 25-29

  • Monday/Tuesday- Maintaining Order in Rome; Patricians and Plebeians Reading Notes
  • Wednesday- Patricians and Plebeians Roman Mosaic Project
  • Friday- European Feudalism
  • Unit 2 Test: Thursday, February 4th (purple) and Friday, February 5th (gold)

Week of January 18-22

  • Tuesday/Thursday- Forms of Government in Ancient Greece; Homework: Create a pictoword for each of the four forms of ancient Greek government (monarchy, oligarchy, tyranny, democracy)
  • Unit 2 Test: Thursday, February 4th (purple) and Friday, February 5th (gold)

Week of January 11-15

  • Wednesday- Three Chinese Philosophies Essay
  • Thursday/Friday- Geography of Greece

Week of January 4-8

  • Monday/Tuesday- Shang Dynasty
  • Wednesday/Thursday- Three Chinese Philosophies (Confucianism, Daoism, Legalism) Simulation and Reading Notes; homework- Processing 21 worksheet
  • Friday- Three Chinese Philosophies Argumentative Essay

Week of December 7-11

  • Monday/Tuesday- Egyptian Pharaoh biography project
  • Wednesday/Thursday- finish Egyptian Pharaoh biography project; vocabulary- Maintaining Order in India
  • Friday- Guided Notes- Maintaining Order in India; Caste System; Hindu beliefs
  • Unit 2 Quiz 2: Thursday, December 17th (purple) and Friday, December 18th (gold).  See Unit 2 folder on this website for list of quiz topics.

Week of November 30-December 4

  • Monday- Hammurabi's Code essay
  • Tuesday/Wednesday- Hammurabi's Code essay
  • Thursday/Friday- Egypt's social pyramid

Week of November 16-20

  • Monday/Tuesday- Question Formulation Technique; "I, Sargon...I, Hammurabi"
  • Wednesday/Thursday- Maintaining Order in Mesopotamia guided notes
  • Friday- Unit 2 Quiz 1; begin Hammurabi's Code: Was It Just?

Week of November 9-13

  • Monday- We the People- Lesson 2
  • Tuesday/Wednesday- Forms of Government; Island Activity
  • Thursday/Friday- finish Island Activity; Who Rules?
  • Unit 2 Quiz 1: Friday, November 20th (purple), Monday, November 23rd (gold).  Quiz covers political philosophers, forms of government, and Hammurabi.

Week of November 2-6

  • Wednesday/Thursday- We the People-Lesson 1
  • Friday- We the People-Lesson 2

Week of October 26-30

  • Monday- Geography of ancient India
  • Tuesday/Wednesday- China graphic organizer; Unit 1 test review
  • Thursday/Friday- Unit 1 Test

Week of October 19-23

  • Monday/Tuesday- Geography of ancient India
  • Wednesday/Thursday- Mohenjodaro Excavation Project
  • Friday- Geography of ancient China

Unit 1 Test: Thursday, October 29th (purple); Friday, October 30th (gold)

Week of October 12-16

  • Monday- Egypt graphic organizer
  • Tuesday/Wednesday- Unit 1 Quiz 2; begin Mesopotamia and Egypt Essay
  • Thursday/Friday- finish Mesopotamia and Egypt Essay (homework if not turned in at the end of class)

Unit 1 Test: Thursday, October 29th (purple); Friday, October 30th (gold)

Week of September 21-25

  • Monday- Fertile Crescent pamphlets
  • Tuesday/Wednesday- Sumerians Create City-States; Mesopotamia Graphic Organizer
  • Thursday/Friday- Characteristics of Civilization; Was ancient Sumer a Civilization?: History Alive Reading Notes 5; Assessment 5

Week of September 14-18

  • Monday/Tuesday- Geography of the Fertile Crescent
  • Wednesday/Thursday- Constitution Day activities
  • Friday- Fertile Crescent pamphlets

Week of September 8-11:

  • Tuesday/Wednesday- Paleolithic Times writing activity; Neolithic Age notes
  • Thursday/Friday- Unit 1 Quiz 1

Week of August 31-Sept. 4:

  • Monday- Argumentative Writing Pre-Assessment; Unit 1 Vocabulary (The Stone Age/ Geography)
  • Tuesday/Wednesday- Early Hominids Reading Notes
  • Thursday/Friday- Paleolithic Age notes

 

Week of August 24-28:

  • Monday/Tuesday- Culture as an Iceberg lesson; poster project
  • Wednesday/Thursday- Cave Art (homework if not finished)- Create a cave painting/drawing with 4 items that represent your culture.
  • Friday- Argumentative Writing Pre-Assessment; Unit 1 Vocabulary (The Stone Age/ Geography)

Week of August 17-21:

  • Monday- Latitude and Longitude WS; Types of Maps activity; 20 Questions from Mr. T
  • Tuesday/Wednesday- Comprehensive Pre-Test; Primary and Secondary Source activity; Learn about Mr. Thompson's teacher website
  • Friday- Unit 1 Pre-Test; My Culture, My Family lesson and activities

Week of August 12-14:

  • Wednesday/Thurs.- Reviewed class syllabus, procedures and expectations
  • Friday- Latitude and Longitude WS; Types of Maps activity; 20 Questions from Mr. T