Tuesday, March 19, 2019

HIST8 - March 19, 2019

    ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA: Were the Texans justified in fighting to break away from Mexico? Was their fight for independence right or wrong? HOMEWORK: Remember the Alamo - DUE THURSDAY TODAY'S AGENDA: Review Alamo Discussion Questions - HANDOUT HERE PROJECT - Events That Shaped a Nation
      1. Events That Shaped the World - list of possible topics here
        1. Choose GROUPS today
        2. We will choose TOPICS next class
        3. Research topics today
      ETSAN PROJECT GRADING
      1. ARTIFACT (15 points)
        1. turned in by Thursday - 15 points
        2. turned in after Thursday - 5 points
      2. "BE THE THING" WRITING (15 points)
        1. Print and turn in a HARD COPY on paper
        2. by brunch Thursday - 20 pts (BONUS!)
        3. end of class Thursday - 15 pts
        4. after Thursday - 5 pts
      3. SLIDESHOW
        1. Group leaders should turn in using Google Classroom
        2. Ready when your group is called? Full credit.
        3. Ready on "second call" - up to 80% credit.
        4. After "second call" - up to 1/2 credit.



REMEMBER THE ALAMO HOMEWORK
(Due NEXT CLASS on a separate sheet of paper):HIST8 TABLE OF CONTENTS
  1. History in Art: American Progress - PAINTING HERE and QUESTIONS HERE
  2. Westward Expansion Map - MAP HANDOUT HERE and INSTRUCTIONS HERE
  3. Manifest Destiny Study Guide - HANDOUT HERE
  4. "One Family's Journey" - The Next Chapter
  5. 9:1 and 9:2 Reading and Notes
  6. Gold Rush, Women, Mormons, and Missions - READING HERE
  7. Texas War for Independence - HANDOUT HERE
  8. The Alamo Discussion Questions - HANDOUT HERE
  9. Remember the Alamo Historical Marker
  10. Events That Shaped a Nation - PROJECT

Monday, March 18, 2019

HIST7 - March 18, 2019


ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA: What was The Renaissance? What makes the Northern Renaissance different than the Italian Renaissance?
HOMEWORK: Read and take notes on 17:3 and 17:4 and complete Blog Post #5.

AGENDA
  1. What's good?
  2. Be present at break times
  3. Applying for RioTV for the 2019-2020 school year
  4. What was the Renaissance - CRASH COURSE WORLD HISTORY
  5. We are grading blogs this week - SAMPLE BLOG GRADE SHEET
  6. Blog Posts #1-5 should be complete by Wednesday
  7. The Nude in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
    1. Read the ARTICLE HERE
    2. Check out these two slides HERE (they are also in the slideshow below)
    3. Respond to Blog Post #4
  8. If we have time, we'll start on Blog Post #5
BLOG POST #4 - Good grief! Why are there so many naked people in Renaissance art versus Medieval art? How did cultural attitudes change in the Renaissance and why do you see so many more naked people? What is the difference in how Adam and Eve are portrayed in Medieval vs. Renaissance art?
BLOG POST #5 - Pay close attention to the video titled, "How to recognize Italian Renaissance art." What is the most interesting thing you learned from this video? Explain in a 2-3 sentence response. Find the part of the video that you found most interesting, pause the video at that point, then take a screenshot of it. Include that screenshot in your blog post.
          MY HISTORY LEARNING BLOG - respond using complete sentences unless told otherwise
          BLOG POST #1 - What was the most interesting thing you have learned in history so far this year? What are you looking forward to learning about between now and the end of the school year?
          BLOG POST #2 - Complete this sentence: "When I think of the word Renaissance, I think of . . ."? Your blog post must include one image that relates to The Renaissance.
          BLOG POST #3 - Renaissance art is known for its Realism. Look at Jan van Eyck's Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife (1434)Really look at it up close. Examine every detail. Create a numbered list of FIVE details that look incredibly realistic. After your list, explain what is your favorite element of the painting. In your opinion, is there any part of the painting that does NOT look realistic to you? Include a close-up screen capture of your favorite element of the painting.
          BLOG POST #4 - Good grief! Why are there so many naked people in Renaissance art versus Medieval art? How did cultural attitudes change in the Renaissance and why do you see so many more naked people? What is the difference in how Adam and Eve are portrayed in Medieval vs. Renaissance art?
          BLOG POST #5 - Pay close attention to the video titled, "How to recognize Italian Renaissance art." What is the most interesting thing you learned from this video? Explain in a 2-3 sentence response. Find the part of the video that you found most interesting, pause the video at that point, then take a screenshot of it. Include that screenshot in your blog post.

          Friday, March 15, 2019

          HIST8 - March 15, 2019


          ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA: Were the Texans justified in fighting to break away from Mexico?  Was their fight for independence right or wrong?

          HOMEWORK: Remember the Alamo - DUE NEXT TUESDAY

          TODAY'S AGENDA
          1. The Alamo Discussion Questions - HANDOUT HERE
          2. Finish the 2004 Disney film - The Alamo

          REMEMBER THE ALAMO HOMEWORK
          (Due NEXT TUESDAY on a separate sheet of paper):
          Want to learn more about the fascinating history of General Santa Anna?

          HIST8 TABLE OF CONTENTS
          1. History in Art: American Progress - PAINTING HERE and QUESTIONS HERE
          2. Westward Expansion Map - MAP HANDOUT HERE and INSTRUCTIONS HERE
          3. Manifest Destiny Study Guide - HANDOUT HERE
          4. "One Family's Journey" - The Next Chapter
          5. 9:1 and 9:2 Reading and Notes
          6. Gold Rush, Women, Mormons, and Missions - READING HERE
          7. Texas War for Independence - HANDOUT HERE
          8. The Alamo Discussion Questions - HANDOUT HERE
          9. Remember the Alamo Historical Marker

          Thursday, March 14, 2019

          HIST7 - March 14, 2019


          ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA: How can you identify a painting of the Northern Renaissance? What makes the Northern Renaissance different than the Italian Renaissance?
          HOMEWORK: Make sure your Learning Blog posts are up to date.

          AGENDA
          1. Be present at break times
          2. 17:1 and 17:2 Quiz today; 17:3 and 17:4 will be next week
          3. Blog Posts #1-4 should be complete by Tuesday
          4. The Nude in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
            1. Read the ARTICLE HERE
            2. Check out these two slides HERE (they are also in the slideshow below)
            3. Respond to Blog Post #4
          5. If we have time, we'll start on Blog Post #5
          BLOG POST #4 - Good grief! Why are there so many naked people in Renaissance art versus Medieval art? How did cultural attitudes change in the Renaissance and why do you see so many more naked people? What is the difference in how Adam and Eve are portrayed in Medieval vs. Renaissance art?


          MY HISTORY LEARNING BLOG - respond using complete sentences unless told otherwise
          BLOG POST #1 - What was the most interesting thing you have learned in history so far this year? What are you looking forward to learning about between now and the end of the school year?
          BLOG POST #2 - Complete this sentence: "When I think of the word Renaissance, I think of . . ."? Your blog post must include one image that relates to The Renaissance.
          BLOG POST #3 - Renaissance art is known for its Realism. Look at Jan van Eyck's Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife (1434)Really look at it up close. Examine every detail. Create a numbered list of FIVE details that look incredibly realistic. After your list, explain what is your favorite element of the painting. In your opinion, is there any part of the painting that does NOT look realistic to you? Include a close-up screen capture of your favorite element of the painting.
          BLOG POST #4 - Good grief! Why are there so many naked people in Renaissance art versus Medieval art? How did cultural attitudes change in the Renaissance and why do you see so many more naked people? What is the difference in how Adam and Eve are portrayed in Medieval vs. Renaissance art?
          BLOG POST #5 - Pay close attention to the video titled, "How to recognize Italian Renaissance art." What is the most interesting thing you learned from this video? Explain in a 2-3 sentence response. Find the part of the video that you found most interesting, pause the video at that point, then take a screenshot of it. Include that screenshot in your blog post.

          Wednesday, March 13, 2019

          HIST8 - March 13, 2019


          ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA: Were the Texans justified in fighting to break away from Mexico?  Was their fight for independence right or wrong?

          HOMEWORK: Remember the Alamo - DUE NEXT TUESDAY

          TODAY'S AGENDA
          1. Texas War for Independence - HANDOUT HERE and slideshow below
          2. The Alamo Discussion Questions - HANDOUT HERE
          3. Watch a portion of the 2004 Disney film - The Alamo


            REMEMBER THE ALAMO HOMEWORK
            (Due NEXT TUESDAY on a separate sheet of paper):
            Want to learn more about the fascinating history of General Santa Anna?

            HIST8 TABLE OF CONTENTS
            1. History in Art: American Progress - PAINTING HERE and QUESTIONS HERE
            2. Westward Expansion Map - MAP HANDOUT HERE and INSTRUCTIONS HERE
            3. Manifest Destiny Study Guide - HANDOUT HERE
            4. "One Family's Journey" - The Next Chapter
            5. 9:1 and 9:2 Reading and Notes
            6. Gold Rush, Women, Mormons, and Missions - READING HERE
            7. Texas War for Independence - HANDOUT HERE
            8. The Alamo Discussion Questions - HANDOUT HERE
            9. Remember the Alamo Historical Marker