Monday, February 27, 2017

Mr. Ippolito is Absent - 2/28/2017 through 3/3/2017

Tuesday, 2/28
Begin by watching this video here:


Also on Tuesday: Then you're going to watch this video on the Church Hierarchy here:


Wednesday, begin with this video here. It's not related to Medieval Europe, but it's cool! Then continue your work you began yesterday.


Thursday, begin with this video here. Again, no connection to Medieval Europe. Just something to make you feel good about the world.


Friday, start with this video. It will warm your heart.

By the end of class on Friday, 3/3, if you go home and you would like to finish something, click to access all the SOURCE MATERIALS HERE.

More Vikings and a day to catch up - 2/27/2016

HOMEWORK:
Be good to each other and your guest teachers this week.

AGENDA:
  1. Seating chart resumes
  2. Prepping for the rest of this week
  3. Check Infinite Campus today - are you all caught up with everything?
  4. Check Google Classroom - did you turn in "Samurai Needed" as a PDF?
  5. BrainPop - The Vikings
  6. BrainPop vocabulary - an ONLINE assignment on brainpop.com - LOGIN to access vocab
  7. Take the BrainPop Vikings Quiz
  8. Want to explore some more? Check out THE BLACK DEATH
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
9. Japanese Feudalism
10. A Japanese Story: The Samurai and the Tea Master
11. Three Haiku Poems (GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
12. Training a Samurai/Samurai Needed
13. 12:4 notes (optional)
14. Samurai Needed (Google Classroom)
15. 14:1 notes (optional)
16. The Rule of St. Benedict
17. 14:2 notes (optional)
18. European Kingdom Activity (instructions only)
19. BrainPop video and worksheet
20. BrainPop Vocab and Medieval Social Pyramid
21. 14:3 notes (optional)
22. 15:1 and 15:2 notes (optional)
23. A Short History of the English Language
24. The Vikings VIDEO STUDY GUIDE
25. BrainPop vocabulary (ONLINE on BRAINPOP)

Friday, February 24, 2017

Naviance Talk with Ms. Roth - 2/24/2017


HOMEWORK:
Be kind to others.

AGENDA:

  1. 15:1 and 15:2 Quiz - CLICK HERE WHEN MR. IPPOLITO SAYS SO
  2. Naviance Counselor presentation with Ms. Roth


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
9. Japanese Feudalism
10. A Japanese Story: The Samurai and the Tea Master
11. Three Haiku Poems (GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
12. Training a Samurai/Samurai Needed
13. 12:4 notes (optional)
14. Samurai Needed (Google Classroom)
15. 14:1 notes (optional)
16. The Rule of St. Benedict
17. 14:2 notes (optional)
18. European Kingdom Activity (instructions only)
19. BrainPop video and worksheet
20. BrainPop Vocab and Medieval Social Pyramid
21. 14:3 notes (optional)
22. 15:1 and 15:2 notes (optional)
23. A Short History of the English Language
24. The Vikings VIDEO STUDY GUIDE

Thursday, February 23, 2017

The Vikings - 2/23/2017

HOMEWORK:
Read and take notes on 15:1 and 15:2 (possible quiz tomorrow).

AGENDA:
1. The Vikings - STUDY GUIDE HERE
2. Possible 15:1 and 15:2 Quiz tomorrow
3. Naviance Counselor presentation tomorrow with Ms. Roth

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
9. Japanese Feudalism
10. A Japanese Story: The Samurai and the Tea Master
11. Three Haiku Poems (GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
12. Training a Samurai/Samurai Needed
13. 12:4 notes (optional)
14. Samurai Needed (Google Classroom)
15. 14:1 notes (optional)
16. The Rule of St. Benedict
17. 14:2 notes (optional)
18. European Kingdom Activity (instructions only)
19. BrainPop video and worksheet
20. BrainPop Vocab and Medieval Social Pyramid
21. 14:3 notes (optional)
22. 15:1 and 15:2 notes (optional)
23. A Short History of the English Language
24. The Vikings VIDEO STUDY GUIDE

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

A Short History of the English Language - 2/22/2017

HOMEWORK:
Read and take notes on 15:1 and 15:2 (possible quiz tomorrow or Friday).
Finish "A Short History of the English Language

AGENDA:
0. Join our class at BrainPop.com - enter the code for your class---
A PERIOD - ipp301a
B PERIOD - ipp301b
C PERIOD - ipp301c

1. HANDOUT: "A Short History of the English Language"
Translate the first verse paragraph of the piece of literature you see on the handout. Then, answer the questions in the handout. You will start by NOT using your Chromebook, and later I will let you get a little digital help. This video will also help, and we will watch it together as a class.

This ARTICLE on Vikings will help too, and it's really cool.
3. Finish everything? Check out this sweet BrainPop video on The Vikings

https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/worldhistory/vikings/

Want to practice your pronunciation of Middle English? Check this out:



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
9. Japanese Feudalism
10. A Japanese Story: The Samurai and the Tea Master
11. Three Haiku Poems (GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
12. Training a Samurai/Samurai Needed
13. 12:4 notes (optional)
14. Samurai Needed (Google Classroom)
15. 14:1 notes (optional)
16. The Rule of St. Benedict
17. 14:2 notes (optional)
18. European Kingdom Activity (instructions only)
19. BrainPop video and worksheet
20. BrainPop Vocab and Medieval Social Pyramid
21. 14:3 notes (optional)
22. 15:1 and 15:2 notes (optional)
23. A Short History of the English Language



Tuesday, February 21, 2017

14:3 Quiz - 2/21/2017

HOMEWORK:
Read and take notes on 15:1 and 15:2 (possible quiz on Thursday or Friday).
    TODAY'S AGENDA:
    0. The Coronation
    1. 14:3 Quiz (open-note quiz)
    2. Continue Medieval Social Pyramid - HANDOUT HERE
    3. HW: Read and take notes on 15:1 and 15:2 (possible quiz on Thursday or Friday)

    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
    9. Japanese Feudalism
    10. A Japanese Story: The Samurai and the Tea Master
    11. Three Haiku Poems (GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
    12. Training a Samurai/Samurai Needed
    13. 12:4 notes (optional)
    14. Samurai Needed (Google Classroom)
    15. 14:1 notes (optional)
    16. The Rule of St. Benedict
    17. 14:2 notes (optional)
    18. European Kingdom Activity (instructions only)
    19. BrainPop video and worksheet
    20. BrainPop Vocab and Medieval Social Pyramid
    21. 14:3 notes (optional)
    22. 15:1 and 15:2 notes (optional)

    Thursday, February 16, 2017

    Feudalism Social Pyramid - 2/16/2017

    HOMEWORK:
    Read and take notes on 14:3. Possible quiz early next week.
      TODAY'S AGENDA:
      0. Google Classroom, late work, and fixing your grade
      1. Absent yesterday? Let's fill you in and get you to create a Fate (Faith) Card
      2. Serfs--please get enough textbooks for everyone
      3. 14:3 homework and a special offer for you
      4. BrainPop Vocab and Medieval Social Pyramid - HANDOUT HERE

      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
      9. Japanese Feudalism
      10. A Japanese Story: The Samurai and the Tea Master
      11. Three Haiku Poems (GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
      12. Training a Samurai/Samurai Needed
      13. 12:4 notes (optional)
      14. Samurai Needed (Google Classroom)
      15. 14:1 notes (optional)
      16. The Rule of St. Benedict
      17. 14:2 notes (optional)
      18. European Kingdom Activity (instructions only)
      19. BrainPop video and worksheet
      20. BrainPop Vocab and Medieval Social Pyramid
      21. 14:3 notes (optional)

      Wednesday, February 15, 2017

      European Kingdom Activity Begins! - 2/15/2017

      HOMEWORK:
      Finish Feudalism vocabulary definitions from today's BrainPop video.
        TODAY'S AGENDA:
        1. Sit With Your Kingdom
        2. Create the Faith Cards
        3. Brainpop video - Feudalism
        4. Feudalism vocabulary

        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
        9. Japanese Feudalism
        10. A Japanese Story: The Samurai and the Tea Master
        11. Three Haiku Poems (GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
        12. Training a Samurai/Samurai Needed
        13. 12:4 notes (optional)
        14. Samurai Needed (Google Classroom)
        15. 14:1 notes (optional)
        16. The Rule of St. Benedict
        17. 14:2 notes (optional)
        18. European Kingdom Activity (instructions only)

        Tuesday, February 14, 2017

        Choose Your Kingdom - 2/14/2017

        HOMEWORK:
        Be kind to others.
          TODAY'S AGENDA:
          1. Choose Your Kingdom
          2. 14:1 and 14:2 Quiz

          The moveable-type printing press wasn't invented until 1450, so monks would create books by hand. It's amazing! Watch this video to learn more (on mute, or with your own headphones): 

          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
          9. Japanese Feudalism
          10. A Japanese Story: The Samurai and the Tea Master
          11. Three Haiku Poems (GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
          12. Training a Samurai/Samurai Needed
          13. 12:4 notes (optional)
          14. Samurai Needed (Google Classroom)
          15. 14:1 notes (optional)
          16. The Rule of St. Benedict
          17. 14:2 notes (optional)

          Monday, February 13, 2017

          Monastic Life and the Rule of St. Benedict - 2/13/2017

          HOMEWORK DUE TOMORROW:
          Read Chapter 14, Sections 1 and 2. Prepare for a possible open-note reading quiz tomorrow.
            TODAY'S AGENDA:
            1. Remain silent until Mr. Ippolito turns the lights on.

            2. Get a handout titled - "The Rule of St. Benedict." It is on top of the Chromebook cart.

            3. You will watch a short video clip FIRST before doing the "Rule of St. Benedict" activity. Mr. Ippolito will put that video up on the screen. It is a clip from the History Channel special, "The Dark Ages."


            4. Once you have finished the video, you may then open your Chromebook and read the Rule of St. Benedict.  You will see a list of 72 rules. They were the rules that Benedictine monks had to follow. This is what you are reading to complete the assignment. Read the assignment, then complete "The Rule of St. Benedict" assignment.


            IF YOU FINISH EARLY

            And you can learn more about monastery life in Medieval Europe here:
            http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/medieval_monasteries.htm
            http://www.ducksters.com/history/middle_ages_monastery.php

            Here's a complete reading on the Rule of St. Benedict:

            http://www.ewtn.com/library/PRIESTS/BENRULE.HTM

            The moveable-type printing press wasn't invented until 1450, so monks would create books by hand. It's amazing! Watch this video to learn more (on mute, or with your own headphones): 


            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
            9. Japanese Feudalism
            10. A Japanese Story: The Samurai and the Tea Master
            11. Three Haiku Poems (GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
            12. Training a Samurai/Samurai Needed
            13. 12:4 notes (optional)
            14. Samurai Needed (Google Classroom)
            15. 14:1 notes (optional)
            16. The Rule of St. Benedict
            17. 14:2 notes (optional)

            Friday, February 10, 2017

            Ack! I have an F because I forgot to complete my 100-point project!

            Ack! I have an F because I forgot to complete my 100-point project from Q2! What do I do?!?
            • Turn in your 100-point project (it's been four weeks--what have you been waiting for??)
            • Complete The Great Family Listen Project (formerly "The Great Thanksgiving Listen"). For more details click the link HERE, or watch the video below, or both.


            Japan Portfolios, Samurai Needed, and Vocabulary Hunters - 2/10/2017

            HOMEWORK DUE MONDAY:
            Read Chapter 14, Section 1. Prepare for a possible open-note reading quiz on Monday.
              TODAY'S AGENDA:
              1. Welcome and attendance
              2. Last day for GSC
              3. Checking your "Japan Portfolio" assignment today
              4. Finish Samurai Needed (see Google Classroom--due Monday at 7:40am)
                1. Some tips for making them GREAT:
                  1. Fill your entire space
                  2. Don't use pixely graphics--use LARGE resolution when possible
                  3. Use WordArt to enhance your text
                  4. Spell check
                  5. Get feedback from a peer
                  6. Remember to put your first and last name and class period on the assignment
                  7. Follow the directions!
              5. Vocabulary Hunters - click HERE to sign up
              6. HW: Read and take notes on 14:1 (see above)


              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
              9. Japanese Feudalism
              10. A Japanese Story: The Samurai and the Tea Master
              11. Three Haiku Poems (GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
              12. Training a Samurai/Samurai Needed
              13. 12:4 notes (optional)
              14. Samurai Needed (Google Classroom)
              15. 13:1 notes (optional)

              Thursday, February 9, 2017

              Samurai Needed - 2/9/2017

              HOMEWORK DUE TOMORROW:
              JAPAN PORTFOLIO - Prepare three different assignments related to Japan from your notebook you would be proud to turn in. We are not doing a FULL notebook check, but rather you are sharing a selection of your notes, homework, and in-class assignments as an example of the best work you have to offer. Not available for this portfolio: Assignments #1, #7, #11, or #14.
                TODAY'S AGENDA:
                1. Welcome and attendance
                2. Binders still available
                3. Samurai Needed (see Google Classroom)
                4. HW: Japan Portfolio (see instructions above)
                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
                9. Japanese Feudalism
                10. A Japanese Story: The Samurai and the Tea Master
                11. Three Haiku Poems (GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
                12. Training a Samurai/Samurai Needed
                13. 12:4 notes (optional)
                14. Samurai Needed (Google Classroom)

                Wednesday, February 8, 2017

                Samurai Quiz - 3/8/2017

                HOMEWORK DUE FRIDAY:
                JAPAN PORTFOLIO - Prepare three different assignments related to Japan from your notebook you would be proud to turn in. We are not doing a FULL notebook check, but rather you are sharing a selection of your notes, homework, and in-class assignments as an example of the best work you have to offer.
                  TODAY'S AGENDA:
                  1. Welcome and attendance
                  2. Binders still available
                  3. The Weapons of a Samurai - VIDEO BELOW
                  4. 12:4 Quiz
                  5. HW: Japan Portfolio (see instructions above)


                  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
                  9. Japanese Feudalism
                  10. A Japanese Story: The Samurai and the Tea Master
                  11. Three Haiku Poems (GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
                  12. Training a Samurai/Samurai Needed
                  13. 12:4 notes (optional)

                  Monday, February 6, 2017

                  Haiku Presentations - 2/6-7/2017

                  HOMEWORK:
                  Chapter 12, Section 4 (possible open-note quiz tomorrow)
                    TODAY'S AGENDA:
                    1. Welcome and attendance
                    2. Girl Scout Cookie rules
                    3. Continue haiku presentations
                    4. HW: Read and take notes on Chapter 12, Section 4. As always, be prepared for a possible reading quiz tomorrow.
                    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
                    9. Japanese Feudalism
                    10. A Japanese Story: The Samurai and the Tea Master
                    11. Three Haiku Poems (GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
                    12. Training a Samurai/Samurai Needed

                    Friday, February 3, 2017

                    Training a Samurai - 2/3/2017

                    HOMEWORK DUE MONDAY:
                    Read and take notes on Chapter 12, Section 4 (possible quiz Monday or Tuesday)
                    Japanese haiku presentations begin Monday
                      TODAY'S AGENDA:
                      1. Welcome and attendance
                      2. Training a Samurai - HANDOUT HERE
                      3. HW: Create THREE haiku poems (see Google Classroom for more information)
                      4. HW: Read and take notes on Chapter 12, Section 4. As always, be prepared for a possible reading quiz next Monday or Tuesday.
                      VIDEOS to better understand 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
                      9. Japanese Feudalism
                      10. A Japanese Story: The Samurai and the Tea Master
                      11. Three Haiku Poems (GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
                      12. Training a Samurai/Samurai Needed

                      Thursday, February 2, 2017

                      A visit from motivational speaker Hoan Do - 2/2/2017

                      HOMEWORK DUE TOMORROW:
                      Japanese haiku assignment (see Google Classroom for more info and to submit assignment).
                        TODAY'S AGENDA:
                        1. Welcome and attendance
                        2. Hoan Do's visit and motivating you to be your best
                        3. Japanese haiku, its purpose, and its history
                        4. HW: Create THREE haiku poems (see Google Classroom for more information)
                        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
                        9. Japanese Feudalism
                        10. A Japanese Story: The Samurai and the Tea Master

                        Wednesday, February 1, 2017

                        Japanese Haiku - 2/1/2017

                        HOMEWORK DUE FRIDAY:
                        Japanese haiku assignment (see Google Classroom for more info and to submit assignment).
                          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 Cap - DETAILS HERE
                          4. Medieval Times - what comes next?
                          5. Review "The Samurai and the Tea Master"
                          6. Japanese haiku, its purpose, and its history
                          7. Create THREE haiku poems (see Google Classroom for more information)

                          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
                          9. Japanese Feudalism
                          10. A Japanese Story: The Samurai and the Tea Master