Monday, January 30, 2017

Going over last week's quiz - 1/30/2017

HOMEWORK FOR TONIGHT:
Be good to your family and friends.
    TODAY'S AGENDA:
    1. Welcome and attendance
    2. Our classroom still needs Kleenex
    3. Beauty and the Beast - Friday, 3/17, 7:00pm show at the El Capitan Theatre, group tickets are $12 each. More details coming soon.
    4. Medieval Times update
    5. Tell me something good
    6. Go over Thursday's quiz
    7. Review "Living Treasures of Japan"
    8. Preview of feudalism in Japan and the way of the Samurai
    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    1. President Obama's Farewell Address - SOAPSTone
    2. 12:1 notes (optional)
    3. 12:2 notes (optional)
    4. Crash Course Japan (watch video and answer questions)
    5. The Tale of Genji
    6. 5-4-3-2-1 on 12:3
    7. President Trump's Inaugural Address - SOAPSTone
    8. Living Treasures of Japan

    Friday, January 27, 2017

    Living Treasures of Japan - 1/27/2017


    Mr. Ippolito is a chaperone on his daughter's class field trip to the Autry Museum. Today you will be watching Living Treasures of Japan. You will watch the video and answer the questions in the video study guide. Enjoy!

    Thursday, January 26, 2017

    Japan Mid-Unit Quiz - 1/26/2017

    Quiz today. Wait for Mr. Ippolito's instructions. Good luck! Plus, ask Mr. Ippolito about his absence tomorrow.

    Wednesday, January 25, 2017

    Review for Quiz - 1/25/2017

    HOMEWORK FOR TONIGHT:
    Prepare for a quiz that will for sure be tomorrow on the material we have learned in the last two weeks.
      TODAY'S AGENDA:
      1. Welcome and attendance
      2. Medieval Times - PERMISSION SLIP AND INFO HERE
      3. Kleenex, hand sanitizer, and staying healthy at school
      4. Review 12:3
      5. Take out all your notes for this unit and ask great questions
      6. Play Kahoot!!
      TABLE OF CONTENTS
      1. President Obama's Farewell Address - SOAPSTone
      2. 12:1 notes (optional)
      3. 12:2 notes (optional)
      4. Crash Course Japan (watch video and answer questions)
      5. The Tale of Genji
      6. 5-4-3-2-1 on 12:3
      7. President Trump's Inaugural Address - SOAPSTone

      Tuesday, January 24, 2017

      Reviewing our first two weeks - 1/24/2017


      HOMEWORK FOR TONIGHT:
      Prepare for a Wednesday (or maybe Thursday) quiz on the material we have learned in the last two weeks.
        TODAY'S AGENDA:
        1. Welcome and attendance
        2. Medieval Times - PERMISSION SLIP AND INFO HERE
        3. Catch up day today - take out all your notes
        4. Play Kahoot!!
        TABLE OF CONTENTS
        1. President Obama's Farewell Address - SOAPSTone
        2. 12:1 notes (optional)
        3. 12:2 notes (optional)
        4. Crash Course Japan (watch video and answer questions)
        5. The Tale of Genji
        6. 5-4-3-2-1 on 12:3
        7. President Trump's Inaugural Address - SOAPSTone

        Monday, January 23, 2017

        Trump's Inaugural Address - 1/23/2017

        HOMEWORK FOR TONIGHT:
        Prepare for a Wednesday quiz on the material we have learned in the last two weeks.
          TODAY'S AGENDA:
          1. Welcome and attendance
          2. Medieval Times and why procrastination is no fun - PERMISSION SLIP AND INFO HERE
          3. Sub report from Friday
          4. What is TONE?
          5. President Trump's Inauguration


          TABLE OF CONTENTS
          1. President Obama's Farewell Address - SOAPSTone
          2. 12:1 notes (optional)
          3. 12:2 notes (optional)
          4. Crash Course Japan (watch video and answer questions)
          5. The Tale of Genji
          6. 5-4-3-2-1 on 12:3
          7. President Trump's Inaugural Address - SOAPSTone

          Mr. Ippolito out sick today - 1/20/2017

          Mr. Ippolito was out sick. Please refer to the agenda for Monday, 1/23, for information on today's events.

          Thursday, January 19, 2017

          The Tale of Genji - 1/19/2017

          HOMEWORK FOR TONIGHT:
          Finish The Tale of Genji questions.
            TODAY'S AGENDA:
            1. Welcome and attendance
            2. The Tale of Genji - HANDOUT HERE
              1. WARM-UP: Underline challenging vocabulary in paragraphs A through E
              2. WARM-UP: Try to figure out what advice the author is giving women
            3. Go over "Crash Course World History: Japan in the Heian Period" (if we have time)
            TABLE OF CONTENTS
            1. President Obama's Farewell Address - SOAPSTone
            2. 12:1 notes (optional)
            3. 12:2 notes (optional)
            4. Crash Course Japan (watch video and answer questions)
            5. The Tale of Genji

            Wednesday, January 18, 2017

            Prince Shotoku - 1/18/2017

            HOMEWORK FOR TONIGHT:
            Finish Crash Course questions.
              TODAY'S AGENDA:
              1. Welcome and attendance
              2. 12:2 Quiz
              3. Finish "Crash Course World History: Japan in the Heian Period"

              TABLE OF CONTENTS
              1. President Obama's Farewell Address - SOAPSTone
              2. 12:1 notes (optional)
              3. 12:2 notes (optional)
              4. Crash Course Japan (watch video and answer questions)

              Tuesday, January 17, 2017

              Japan in the Heian Period - 1/17/2017

              HOMEWORK FOR TONIGHT:
              Read and take notes on 12:2. Prepare for possible reading quiz (extended from Friday's HW assignment).
                TODAY'S AGENDA:
                1. Welcome and attendance
                2. Medieval Times Field Trip
                3. 12:1 Quiz and 12:2 Quiz (possibly tomorrow)
                4. Crash Course World History: Japan in the Heian Period

                TABLE OF CONTENTS
                1. President Obama's Farewell Address - SOAPSTone
                2. 12:1 notes (optional)
                3. 12:2 notes (optional)
                4. Crash Course Japan (watch video and answer questions)

                Friday, January 13, 2017

                Our first 6/8 Quiz - 1/13/2017


                HOMEWORK FOR TONIGHT:
                Read and take notes on 12:2. Prepare for possible reading quiz on Tuesday.
                TODAY'S AGENDA:
                1. Welcome and attendance
                2. Seating Chart
                3. 6/8 Quiz on Chapter 12, Section 1
                4. Medieval Times Field Trip
                TABLE OF CONTENTS
                1. President Obama's Farewell Address - SOAPSTone
                2. 12:1 notes (optional)
                3. 12:2 notes (optional)

                Thursday, January 12, 2017

                Japan and Population Density - 1/12/2017

                HOMEWORK FOR TONIGHT:
                Read 12:1 in the textbook ("The Land of the Rising Sun") and prepare for open-note quiz tomorrow. Questions I want you to think about as you read tonight:

                • What is population density?
                • What are the advantages and disadvantages of living on an island?
                • How does this connect to over-population and population density?
                TODAY'S AGENDA:

                1. Welcome and attendance
                2. Turn in HW from last night
                3. Seating Chart will begin tomorrow
                4. Go over and grade last night's HW
                5. Watch "7 Billion: How Did We Get So Big So Fast?"
                6. 100-Point Project presentations from last quarter - present today and tomorrow


                TABLE OF CONTENTS
                1. President Obama's Farewell Address - SOAPSTone
                2. 12:1 notes (optional)

                Wednesday, January 11, 2017

                Analyzing Primary Sources using SOAPSTone - 1/11/2017

                HOMEWORK FOR TONIGHT:
                Finish your SOAPSTone activity that we began in class (we watched from 55:00 to 1:07 in the video below in class today)

                AGENDA:
                1. Welcome and attendance
                2. Seating Chart Survey - CLICK HERE (seating chart will begin tomorrow or Friday)
                3. 100-Point Project presentations from last quarter
                4. SOAPSTone Activity - Analyzing Primary Sources - CLICK HERE
                5. Over the next two weeks, we will analyze two speeches: President Obama's Farewell Address and President Trump's Inaugural Address

                President Obama's Farewell Address--starting at 55:05


                Full speech and text here:
                https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/10/us/politics/obama-farewell-address-speech.html?_r=0

                TABLE OF CONTENTS
                1. President Obama's Farewell Address - SOAPSTone

                Tuesday, January 10, 2017

                Intro to Medieval Japan - 1/10/2017

                AGENDA:
                1. Welcome and attendance
                2. Seating Chart Survey - CLICK HERE
                3. 100-Point Project presentations from last quarter
                4. SOAPSTone Activity - Analyzing Primary Sources - CLICK HERE
                5. Over the next two weeks, we will analyze two speeches: President Obama's Farewell Address and President Trump's Inaugural Address
                6. TONIGHT at 6:00 p.m.: President Obama's Farewell Address - INFO HERE

                Table of Contents
                1. President Obama's Farewell Address - SOAPSTone

                Monday, January 9, 2017

                Welcome Back and Happy 2017!

                AGENDA
                1. Tell me something good
                2. What did you use to get in trouble for when you were in Kindergarten?
                3. The "Newly Met Game"
                4. SOAPStone Preview for tomorrow and next week