Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Q2 Final Exam - 12/13/2017



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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Final Exam Review - 12/12/2017

ESSENTIAL QUESTION(S)/BIG IDEAS: Are you prepared for this week's final exam?

HW: Study for Final Exam. Complete your Final Exam Review Study Guide.

MY PLAN FOR THE "HOME STRETCH" (plan subject to change):
  1. Today: Final Exam Review; check Infinite Campus
  2. Wed, 12/13: Final Exam 
  3. Thu, 12/14: Last Review of Grades
AGENDA:
    1. Collect "The Samurai and the Tea Master" (B Period only)
    2. Final Exam Review HANDOUT HERE
    3. You can review more independently using Quizlet - CLICK HERE or download the Quizlet app for iOS and Android and search for "ippolito sv"
    Q2 TABLE OF CONTENTS
    1. African Proverbs
    2. African Proverb Word Cloud (submitted to our Classroom Blog) - INSTRUCTIONS HERE
    4. Kingdoms of West Africa Study Guide
    5. Adinkra Mat (turned in separately; not kept in notes)
    6. Latitude and Longitude - HANDOUT HERE
    7. Sundiata: The Lion King of Mali
    8. Sundiata: What Comes Next (you will turn this in on our classroom blog)
    9. Read and take notes on 10:1
    10. Read and take notes on 10:2
    11. Three Belief Systems of China
    12. Crash Course World History: China (done on GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
    13. What They Might Have Said/What They Actually Said (on Three Belief Systems of China)
    14. Read and take notes on 10:3 and 11:1
    15. My China Mini-Book - HANDOUT HERE
    16. China/Mongols Movie Poster (submitted to our Classroom Blog)
    17. Tale of Genji - HANDOUT HERE
    18. THIEVES notes for 12:1 - HANDOUT HERE
    19. Crash Course World History: Heian Japan - HANDOUT HERE
    20. The Samurai and the Tea Master - HANDOUT HERE
    21. Final Exam Review - HANDOUT HERE

    Monday, December 11, 2017

    Finals Week Begins! - 12/11/2017

    ESSENTIAL QUESTION(S)/BIG IDEAS: Are you prepared for this week's final exam?

    HW: Study for Final Exam. Complete your Final Exam Review Study Guide.

    MY PLAN FOR THE "HOME STRETCH" (plan subject to change):
    1. Today: Ask questions about Review; play Quizlet Live Review Game
    2. Tue, 12/12: More review; presentation of China/Mongols Movie Posters
    3. Wed, 12/13: Final Exam 
    4. Thu, 12/14: Last Review of Grades
    AGENDA:
      1. Medieval Times update - PERMISSION SLIP HERE
      2. Quizlet Live! - http://www.quizlet.live
      3. You can review more at home! - CLICK HERE
      4. Final Exam Review HANDOUT HERE
      Q2 TABLE OF CONTENTS
      1. African Proverbs
      2. African Proverb Word Cloud (submitted to our Classroom Blog) - INSTRUCTIONS HERE
      4. Kingdoms of West Africa Study Guide
      5. Adinkra Mat (turned in separately; not kept in notes)
      6. Latitude and Longitude - HANDOUT HERE
      7. Sundiata: The Lion King of Mali
      8. Sundiata: What Comes Next (you will turn this in on our classroom blog)
      9. Read and take notes on 10:1
      10. Read and take notes on 10:2
      11. Three Belief Systems of China
      12. Crash Course World History: China (done on GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
      13. What They Might Have Said/What They Actually Said (on Three Belief Systems of China)
      14. Read and take notes on 10:3 and 11:1
      15. My China Mini-Book - HANDOUT HERE
      16. China/Mongols Movie Poster (submitted to our Classroom Blog)
      17. Tale of Genji - HANDOUT HERE
      18. THIEVES notes for 12:1 - HANDOUT HERE
      19. Crash Course World History: Heian Japan - HANDOUT HERE
      20. The Samurai and the Tea Master - HANDOUT HERE
      21. Final Exam Review - HANDOUT HERE

      Friday, December 8, 2017

      Q2 Final Exam Review - 12/8/2017

      Fudō Myōō - 12th century Japanese sculpture - LEARN MORE FROM THE MET HERE

      ESSENTIAL QUESTION(S)/BIG IDEAS: What do the art and literature of Heian Japan tell us about their values and attitudes?

      HW: Study for Final Exam. Complete your Final Exam Review Study Guide.

      MY PLAN FOR THE "HOME STRETCH" (plan subject to change):
      1. Today: Final Exam Review
      2. Mon, 12/11: Ask questions about Review; play Quizlet Live Review Game
      3. Tue, 12/12: Q2 FINAL EXAM
      4. Wed, 12/13: Presentation of China/Mongols Movie Posters 
      5. Thu, 12/14: Last Review of Grades and Holiday Celebration (your choice)
      AGENDA:
      1. Collect "The Samurai and the Tea Master" - make sure your first and last name are on it
      2. Fudō Myōō - Fudō Myōō is the most widely represented of the Buddhist deities. For discussion:
        1. Many of the deities in polytheistic belief systems have specific jobs or roles they play. Based on his appearance, what do you think Fudō Myōō's job is?
        2. Based on what you already known about Buddhism, how does Fudō Myōō's job connect with the values and beliefs of Buddhism.
        3. Fudō Myōō translates to a single word in English. Based on the statue's appearance, what do you think that word is?
      3. Final Exam Review - HANDOUT HERE
      Q2 TABLE OF CONTENTS
      1. African Proverbs
      2. African Proverb Word Cloud (submitted to our Classroom Blog) - INSTRUCTIONS HERE
      4. Kingdoms of West Africa Study Guide
      5. Adinkra Mat (turned in separately; not kept in notes)
      6. Latitude and Longitude - HANDOUT HERE
      7. Sundiata: The Lion King of Mali
      8. Sundiata: What Comes Next (you will turn this in on our classroom blog)
      9. Read and take notes on 10:1
      10. Read and take notes on 10:2
      11. Three Belief Systems of China
      12. Crash Course World History: China (done on GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
      13. What They Might Have Said/What They Actually Said (on Three Belief Systems of China)
      14. Read and take notes on 10:3 and 11:1
      15. My China Mini-Book - HANDOUT HERE
      16. China/Mongols Movie Poster (submitted to our Classroom Blog)
      17. Tale of Genji - HANDOUT HERE
      18. THIEVES notes for 12:1 - HANDOUT HERE
      19. Crash Course World History: Heian Japan - HANDOUT HERE
      20. The Samurai and the Tea Master - HANDOUT HERE
      21. Final Exam Review - HANDOUT HERE

      Thursday, December 7, 2017

      The Samurai and the Tea Master - 12/7/2017

      ESSENTIAL QUESTION(S)/BIG IDEAS: What do the art and literature of Heian Japan tell us about their values and attitudes?

      HW: Finish "The Samurai and the Tea Master"

      MY PLAN FOR THE "HOME STRETCH" (plan subject to change):
      1. Today: 12:2 "Game Show" Quiz, The Samurai and the Tea Master
      2. Fri, 12/8: Final Exam Review
      3. Mon, 12/11: Ask questions about Review; play Quizlet Live Review Game
      4. Tue, 12/12: Q2 FINAL EXAM
      5. Wed, 12/13: Presentation of China/Mongols Movie Posters 
      6. Thu, 12/14: Last Review of Grades and Holiday Celebration (your choice)
      AGENDA:
      1. 12:2 Game Show Quiz
      2. The Samurai and the Tea Master - HANDOUT HERE

      Q2 TABLE OF CONTENTS
      1. African Proverbs
      2. African Proverb Word Cloud (submitted to our Classroom Blog) - INSTRUCTIONS HERE
      4. Kingdoms of West Africa Study Guide
      5. Adinkra Mat (turned in separately; not kept in notes)
      6. Latitude and Longitude - HANDOUT HERE
      7. Sundiata: The Lion King of Mali
      8. Sundiata: What Comes Next (you will turn this in on our classroom blog)
      9. Read and take notes on 10:1
      10. Read and take notes on 10:2
      11. Three Belief Systems of China
      12. Crash Course World History: China (done on GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
      13. What They Might Have Said/What They Actually Said (on Three Belief Systems of China)
      14. Read and take notes on 10:3 and 11:1
      15. My China Mini-Book - HANDOUT HERE
      16. China/Mongols Movie Poster (submitted to our Classroom Blog)
      17. Tale of Genji - HANDOUT HERE
      18. THIEVES notes for 12:1 - HANDOUT HERE
      19. Crash Course World History: Heian Japan - HANDOUT HERE
      20. The Samurai and the Tea Master - HANDOUT HERE

      Wednesday, December 6, 2017

      Art and Culture in Heian Japan - 12/6/2017

      Fudō Myōō - 12th century Japanese sculpture - LEARN MORE FROM THE MET HERE

      ESSENTIAL QUESTION(S)/BIG IDEAS: What do the art and literature of Heian Japan tell us about their values and attitudes?

      HW: Read 12:2 ONLY (we'll save 12:3 for after Winter Break). Take notes for a game-show style reading quiz TOMORROW.

      MY PLAN FOR THE "HOME STRETCH" (plan subject to change):
      1. Today: Art and Culture, Crash Course Heian Japan
      2. Thu, 12/7: 12:2 "Game Show" Quiz, The Samurai and the Tea Master
      3. Fri, 12/8: Final Exam Review
      4. Mon, 12/11: Ask questions about Review; play Quizlet Live Review Game
      5. Tue, 12/12: Q2 FINAL EXAM
      6. Wed, 12/13: Presentation of China/Mongols Movie Posters 
      7. Thu, 12/14: Last Review of Grades and Holiday Celebration (your choice)
      AGENDA:
      1. Brown Bag Presentation - Origami and Japanese Culture
        1. Presentation in the library at lunch TOMORROW
        2. Get your ticket from Mr. Ippolito at the end of class, before school, brunch, lunch, or after school
      2. Fudō Myōō - Fudō Myōō is the most widely represented of the Buddhist deities. For discussion:
        1. Many of the deities in polytheistic belief systems have specific jobs or roles they play. Based on his appearance, what do you think Fudō Myōō's job is?
        2. Based on what you already known about Buddhism, how does Fudō Myōō's job connect with the values and beliefs of Buddhism.
        3. Fudō Myōō translates to a single word in English. Based on the statue's appearance, what do you think that word is?
      3. Great Thanksgiving Listen - Not too late to submit your interview!! CLICK HERE
      4. Medieval Times - Thursday, February 15, 2018 - you can check out LAST YEAR'S permission slip and parent letter for reference. I will get 2018 trip info to you right after Winter Break.
      5. Crash Course World History: Heian Japan - HANDOUT HERE


      Q2 TABLE OF CONTENTS
      1. African Proverbs
      2. African Proverb Word Cloud (submitted to our Classroom Blog) - INSTRUCTIONS HERE
      4. Kingdoms of West Africa Study Guide
      5. Adinkra Mat (turned in separately; not kept in notes)
      6. Latitude and Longitude - HANDOUT HERE
      7. Sundiata: The Lion King of Mali
      8. Sundiata: What Comes Next (you will turn this in on our classroom blog)
      9. Read and take notes on 10:1
      10. Read and take notes on 10:2
      11. Three Belief Systems of China
      12. Crash Course World History: China (done on GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
      13. What They Might Have Said/What They Actually Said (on Three Belief Systems of China)
      14. Read and take notes on 10:3 and 11:1
      15. My China Mini-Book - HANDOUT HERE
      16. China/Mongols Movie Poster (submitted to our Classroom Blog)
      17. Tale of Genji - HANDOUT HERE
      18. THIEVES notes for 12:1 - HANDOUT HERE
      19. Crash Course World History: Heian Japan - HANDOUT HERE

      Tuesday, December 5, 2017

      The Geography of Japan - 12/5/2017

      ESSENTIAL QUESTION(S)/BIG IDEAS: How does the geography of Japan affect its history and culture?

      HW: Read 12:2 and 12:3. Take notes using the THIEVES method for a possible reading quiz later this week.

      AGENDA:
      1. Winter Dance Court Nominations - CLICK HERE
      2. 12:1 Quiz - CLICK HERE TO LAUNCH QUIZ
      3. "Hackschooling Makes Me Happy" - Logan LaPlante
      4. Mark your calendar now for Medieval Times - Thursday, February 15, 2018 - you can check out LAST YEAR'S permission slip and parent letter for reference. We will get your trip info out to you right after Winter Break.

      Q2 TABLE OF CONTENTS
      1. African Proverbs
      2. African Proverb Word Cloud (submitted to our Classroom Blog) - INSTRUCTIONS HERE
      4. Kingdoms of West Africa Study Guide
      5. Adinkra Mat (turned in separately; not kept in notes)
      6. Latitude and Longitude - HANDOUT HERE
      7. Sundiata: The Lion King of Mali
      8. Sundiata: What Comes Next (you will turn this in on our classroom blog)
      9. Read and take notes on 10:1
      10. Read and take notes on 10:2
      11. Three Belief Systems of China
      12. Crash Course World History: China (done on GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
      13. What They Might Have Said/What They Actually Said (on Three Belief Systems of China)
      14. Read and take notes on 10:3 and 11:1
      15. My China Mini-Book - HANDOUT HERE
      16. China/Mongols Movie Poster (submitted to our Classroom Blog)
      17. Tale of Genji - HANDOUT HERE
      18. THIEVES notes for 12:1 - HANDOUT HERE

      Monday, December 4, 2017

      THIEVES - 12/4/2017

      ESSENTIAL QUESTION(S)/BIG IDEAS: How are the attitudes of Heian Japan regarding the roles of men and women in relationships similar to, or different from, attitudes that we have in our culture today?

      HW: Read 12:1. Take notes using the THIEVES method for a possible reading quiz tomorrow.

      AGENDA:
      1. Winter Dance - it will very likely sell out. Buy your tickets soon!!
      2. Tale of Genji Wrap-Up and review questions
      3. THIEVES Reading Strategy for 12:1 - HANDOUT HERE
      Q2 TABLE OF CONTENTS
      1. African Proverbs
      2. African Proverb Word Cloud (submitted to our Classroom Blog) - INSTRUCTIONS HERE
      4. Kingdoms of West Africa Study Guide
      5. Adinkra Mat (turned in separately; not kept in notes)
      6. Latitude and Longitude - HANDOUT HERE
      7. Sundiata: The Lion King of Mali
      8. Sundiata: What Comes Next (you will turn this in on our classroom blog)
      9. Read and take notes on 10:1
      10. Read and take notes on 10:2
      11. Three Belief Systems of China
      12. Crash Course World History: China (done on GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
      13. What They Might Have Said/What They Actually Said (on Three Belief Systems of China)
      14. Read and take notes on 10:3 and 11:1
      15. My China Mini-Book - HANDOUT HERE
      16. China/Mongols Movie Poster (submitted to our Classroom Blog)
      17. Tale of Genji - HANDOUT HERE
      18. THIEVES notes for 12:1 - HANDOUT HERE

      Friday, December 1, 2017

      Tale of Genji, part 2 - 12/1/2017

      ESSENTIAL QUESTION(S)/BIG IDEAS: How are the attitudes of Heian Japan regarding the roles of men and women in relationships similar to, or different from, attitudes that we have in our culture today?

      HW: Finish Tale of Genji assignment

      AGENDA:
      1. Make sure you complete your China Mini-Book and your China/Mongols Movie Poster by the the end of the school day TODAY. Each of these assignments will be considered LATE if turned in after 2:15 p.m. today.
      2. Tale of GenjiHANDOUT HERE
      3. Independent work time (last 20 minutes of the period)
      Q2 TABLE OF CONTENTS
      1. African Proverbs
      2. African Proverb Word Cloud (submitted to our Classroom Blog) - INSTRUCTIONS HERE
      4. Kingdoms of West Africa Study Guide
      5. Adinkra Mat (turned in separately; not kept in notes)
      6. Latitude and Longitude - HANDOUT HERE
      7. Sundiata: The Lion King of Mali
      8. Sundiata: What Comes Next (you will turn this in on our classroom blog)
      9. Read and take notes on 10:1
      10. Read and take notes on 10:2
      11. Three Belief Systems of China
      12. Crash Course World History: China (done on GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
      13. What They Might Have Said/What They Actually Said (on Three Belief Systems of China)
      14. Read and take notes on 10:3 and 11:1
      15. My China Mini-Book - HANDOUT HERE
      16. China/Mongols Movie Poster (submitted to our Classroom Blog)
      17. Tale of Genji - HANDOUT HERE