Thursday, September 20, 2018

HIST7 - September 20, 2018

HW: Make sure your Legacy of Rome Oral Essay is complete and turned in using Google Classroom. Also, finish "Legacy of Rome" pictures in four colors. Due Monday.
AGENDA:
  1. Welcome, attendance, write down your HW
  2. The Legacy of Rome - CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE QUIZ
  3. Go over the quiz
  4. Kwiius practice - to all those who completed and turned in the assignment, thank you! If you have not yet, please submit it ASAP. If you need help, "ask three, then ask me."
  5. ROME'S GREATEST LEGACY - ORAL ESSAY
  • Part 1 - CLAIM: "Rome's greatest legacy is ________________. There are three reasons why this is true..."
  • Part 2 - EVIDENCE: "Our first piece of evidence is _____________." Explain that evidence.
  • Part 3 - EVIDENCE: "Our second piece of evidence is _____________." Explain that evidence.
  • Part 4 - EVIDENCE: "Our third piece of evidence is _____________." Explain that evidence.
  • Part 5 - COUNTERCLAIM: "Now some people may claim that ______________ is Rome's greatest legacy. While it is true that... <explain first piece of evidence for counter-claim> and it may also be true that ... <explain second piece of evidence for counter-claim>.
  • Part 6 - CONCLUSION: However, there is still no doubt that Rome's greatest legacy is ______________. For your last sentence, offer your listener some brain candy.
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. Binder Reminder Scavenger Hunt
  2. 1:1 Reading Notes
  3. 1:1 Quiz (Practice Quiz)
  4. 1:2 Reading Notes
  5. Causes of Death: Roman Emperors
  6. Rome’s Legacy in Words: Latin Roots in the English Language
  7. The Roman Empire: The Western Empire Collapses
  8. The Roman Empire in Art (answer question at the bottom of "The Western Empire"
  9. 1:3 Reading Notes and Quiz
  10. The Legacy of Rome - PRESENTATION HERE and NOTES SHEET HERE
  11. Show me you know how to use Kwiius - GOOGLE CLASSROOM
  12. Rome's Greatest Legacy - Oral Essay (TURN IN USING GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
  13. Legacy of Rome Quiz

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

HIST8 - September 19, 2018

HW: Read the Declaration of Independence on pages 54 - 58.

AGENDA:
  1. Welcome, attendance, and write down HW in your Binder Reminder
  2. 2:3 Quiz - Game Show Quiz Style
  3. Propaganda Kahoot!
  4. Project: Loyalist or Patriot Propaganda Poster
    1. Decide on a group of 1, 2, or 3 - SHOULD BE DONE
    2. Decide which side of the Revolution you wish to take
    3. Decide what type(s) of propaganda you wish to use in your poster
    4. Brainstorm, outline, and rough draft should continue today
    5. You'll get poster paper TODAY once you have shown a rough draft to your teacher
TABLE OF CONTENTS
  1. Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader
  2. Enlightenment Thinkers
  3. The Original Social Contract
  4. The Roots of American Government
  5. Magna Carta - HANDOUT and GLOSSARY OF TERMS
  6. Examining Passenger Lists - HANDOUTand PASSENGER LISTS
  7. Causes of the American Revolution - HANDOUT and GALLERY WALK PLACARDS
  8. The Seven Types of Propaganda - HANDOUT 1 HERE and HANDOUT 2 HERE
  9. Project: Loyalist or Patriot Propaganda Poster

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

HIST7 - September 18, 2018

HW: Study your notes and read 1:4 for a "Legacy of Rome" quiz likely on Thursday.
ESSENTIAL QUESTION: What was Rome’s greatest legacy? What the Roman Empire’s most valuable and most lasting contribution in our lives today?
AGENDA:
  1. Welcome, attendance, write down your HW
  2. Reflections - APPLICATION HERE
  3. The Legacy of Rome - PRESENTATION HERE and NOTES SHEET HERE
  4. Kwiius practice - GOOGLE CLASSROOM
  5. ROME'S GREATEST LEGACY - ORAL ESSAY
  • Part 1 - CLAIM: "Rome's greatest legacy is ________________. There are three reasons why this is true..."
  • Part 2 - EVIDENCE: "Our first piece of evidence is _____________." Explain that evidence.
  • Part 3 - EVIDENCE: "Our second piece of evidence is _____________." Explain that evidence.
  • Part 4 - EVIDENCE: "Our third piece of evidence is _____________." Explain that evidence.
  • Part 5 - COUNTERCLAIM: "Now some people may claim that ______________ is Rome's greatest legacy. While it is true that... <explain first piece of evidence for counter-claim> and it may also be true that ... <explain second piece of evidence for counter-claim>.
  • Part 6 - CONCLUSION: However, there is still no doubt that Rome's greatest legacy is ______________. For your last sentence, offer your listener some brain candy.
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. Binder Reminder Scavenger Hunt
  2. 1:1 Reading Notes
  3. 1:1 Quiz (Practice Quiz)
  4. 1:2 Reading Notes
  5. Causes of Death: Roman Emperors
  6. Rome’s Legacy in Words: Latin Roots in the English Language
  7. The Roman Empire: The Western Empire Collapses
  8. The Roman Empire in Art (answer question at the bottom of "The Western Empire"
  9. 1:3 Reading Notes and Quiz
  10. The Legacy of Rome - PRESENTATION HERE and NOTES SHEET HERE
  11. Show me you know how to use Kwiius - GOOGLE CLASSROOM
  12. Rome's Greatest Legacy - Oral Essay (TURN IN USING GOOGLE CLASSROOM)

Monday, September 17, 2018

HIST8 - September 17, 2018

HW: Read and take notes on 2:3. Prepare for a reading quiz.

AGENDA:
  1. Welcome, attendance, and write down HW in your Binder Reminder
  2. Take out Propaganda handout and go over a couple together as a class
  3. Spend 10 more minutes on independent practice with the Propaganda slides
    1. Review and complete the Seven Types of Propaganda - HANDOUT 1 and HANDOUT 2
  4. Finish going over Propaganda slides as a class
  5. Spotlight Examination: Propaganda of the Revolution
  6. Finish Gallery Walk lesson - HANDOUT - PLACARDS
    1. Elbow partner discussion - clean up what you may have missed
    2. Large-group discussion - any other questions?
    3. Paragraph discussion - What were the greatest causes of the American Revolution?
    4. Collect Gallery Walk
  7. Project: Loyalist or Patriot Propaganda Poster
    1. Decide on a group of 1, 2, or 3
    2. Decide which side of the Revolution you wish to take
    3. Decide what type(s) of propaganda you wish to include
    4. Brainstorm, outline, and rough draft today
    5. You'll get poster paper on Wednesday


TABLE OF CONTENTS
  1. Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader
  2. Enlightenment Thinkers
  3. The Original Social Contract
  4. The Roots of American Government
  5. Magna Carta - HANDOUT and GLOSSARY OF TERMS
  6. Examining Passenger Lists - HANDOUTand PASSENGER LISTS
  7. Causes of the American Revolution - HANDOUT and GALLERY WALK PLACARDS
  8. The Seven Types of Propaganda - HANDOUT 1 HERE and HANDOUT 2 HERE

Friday, September 14, 2018

HIST7 - September 14, 2018

HW: Study your notes and read 1:4 for a "Legacy of Rome" quiz sometime next week.
ESSENTIAL QUESTION: What was Rome’s greatest legacy? What the Roman Empire’s most valuable and most lasting contribution in our lives today?
AGENDA:
  1. Welcome, attendance, write down your HW
  2. Finish up "The Western Empire Collapses"
  3. The Legacy of Rome - PRESENTATION HERE and NOTES SHEET HERE
  4. ROME'S GREATEST LEGACY - ORAL ESSAY FORMAT
  • Part 1 - CLAIM: "Rome's greatest legacy is ________________. There are three reasons why this is true..."
  • Part 2 - EVIDENCE: "Our first piece of evidence is _____________." Explain that evidence.
  • Part 3 - EVIDENCE: "Our second piece of evidence is _____________." Explain that evidence.
  • Part 4 - EVIDENCE: "Our third piece of evidence is _____________." Explain that evidence.
  • Part 5 - COUNTERCLAIM: "Now some people may claim that ______________ is Rome's greatest legacy. While it is true that... <explain first piece of evidence for counter-claim> and it may also be true that ... <explain second piece of evidence for counter-claim>.
  • Part 6 - CONCLUSION: However, there is still no doubt that Rome's greatest legacy is ______________. For your last section, offer your listener some brain candy.
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. Binder Reminder Scavenger Hunt
  2. 1:1 Reading Notes
  3. 1:1 Quiz (Practice Quiz)
  4. 1:2 Reading Notes
  5. Causes of Death: Roman Emperors
  6. Rome’s Legacy in Words: Latin Roots in the English Language
  7. The Roman Empire: The Western Empire Collapses
  8. The Roman Empire in Art (answer question at the bottom of "The Western Empire"
  9. 1:3 Reading Notes and Quiz
  10. The Legacy of Rome - PRESENTATION HERE and NOTES SHEET HERE
  11. Rome's Greatest Legacy - Oral Essay (TURN IN USING GOOGLE CLASSROOM)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

HIST8 - September 13, 2018

HW: Complete the paragraph at the end of "Causes of the American Revolution" gallery walk. Also, read and take notes on 1:3. Prepare for a possible reading quiz sometime next week.

AGENDA:
  1. Welcome!
  2. A quick word on grades, make-up work, and missing work
  3. Finish Gallery Walk lesson from last class
    1. GALLERY WALK HANDOUT
    2. GALLERY WALK PLACARDS
  4. Project: Loyalist or Patriot Propaganda Poster
    1. Giving you a preview of the electronic version of the instructions today
    2. Paper instructions next week
  5. The Seven Types of Propaganda - HANDOUT 1 HERE and HANDOUT 2 HERE

TABLE OF CONTENTS
  1. Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader
  2. Enlightenment Thinkers
  3. The Original Social Contract
  4. The Roots of American Government
  5. Magna Carta - HANDOUT and GLOSSARY OF TERMS
  6. Examining Passenger Lists - HANDOUTand PASSENGER LISTS
  7. Causes of the American Revolution - HANDOUT and GALLERY WALK PLACARDS
  8. The Seven Types of Propaganda - HANDOUT 1 HERE and HANDOUT 2 HERE

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

HIST7 - September 12, 2018

HW: Finish "The Western Empire Collapses."
AGENDA:
  1. Welcome! 
  2. 1:3 Quiz - CLICK HERE
  3. The Roman Empire in Art - complete our discussion
  4. Answer this question on the back at the bottom of "The Western Empire Collapses"
  5. Finish The Empire Collapses - HANDOUT HERE 
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. Binder Reminder Scavenger Hunt
  2. 1:1 Reading Notes
  3. 1:1 Quiz (Practice Quiz)
  4. 1:2 Reading Notes
  5. Causes of Death: Roman Emperors
  6. Rome’s Legacy in Words: Latin Roots in the English Language
  7. The Roman Empire: The Western Empire Collapses
  8. The Roman Empire in Art (answer question at the bottom of "The Western Empire"
  9. 1:3 Reading Notes and Quiz

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

HIST8 - September 11, 2018


HW: Be kind to others!

AGENDA:
  1. Welcome!
  2. Tell me something good!
  3. Passenger Lists - let's get these re-distributed and finish the last half of the activity
  4. Gallery Walk - Causes of the American Revolution
    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    1. Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader
    2. Enlightenment Thinkers
    3. The Original Social Contract
    4. The Roots of American Government
    5. Magna Carta - HANDOUT and GLOSSARY OF TERMS
    6. Examining Passenger Lists - HANDOUTand PASSENGER LISTS
    7. Causes of the American Revolution - HANDOUT and GALLERY WALK PLACARDS

    Monday, September 10, 2018

    HIST7 - September 10, 2018

    HW: Read and take notes on 1:3. Prepare for an open-note reading quiz next class.
    AGENDA:
    1. Welcome! 
    2. Finish going over Latin Roots - HANDOUT HERE
    3. The Empire Collapses - HANDOUT HERE
    4. The Roman Empire in Art
    5. Answer this question on the back at the bottom of "The Western Empire Collapses"
       
    TABLE OF CONTENTS:

    Thursday, September 6, 2018

    HIST8 - September 7, 2018


    HW: Have a great weekend, and be kind to others!

    AGENDA:
    1. Welcome!
    2. ACTIVITY - Magna Carta, Part 2 - HANDOUT HERE
      1. Need the Magna Carta Glossary of Terms? - CLICK HERE
    3. VIDEO - "America: The Story of Us" - VIDEO HERE
    4. ACTIVITY - Examining Passenger Lists - HANDOUT HERE
      1. Need the actual Passenger Lists? - CLICK HERE
    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    1. Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader
    2. Enlightenment Thinkers
    3. The Original Social Contract
    4. The Roots of American Government
    5. Magna Carta - HANDOUT and GLOSSARY OF TERMS
    6. Examining Passenger Lists - HANDOUTand PASSENGER LISTS

    HIST7 - September 6, 2018

    HW: Get your parent/guardian to Back to School Night tonight!
    AGENDA:
    1. Welcome! 
    2. Finish going over Latin Roots - HANDOUT HERE
    3. The Empire Collapses - HANDOUT HERE
    4. Next up: continuing The Fall and the Legacy of Ancient Rome
    TABLE OF CONTENTS:

    Wednesday, September 5, 2018

    HIST8 - September 5, 2018

    A romanticised 19th-century recreation of King John signing Magna Carta
    HW: Complete your four-color (or more) Magna Carta drawings, along with any remaining questions on the front of the handout.

    AGENDA:
    1. Welcome!
    2. Share something good
    3. The digital Table of Contents
    4. HOMEWORK - Discuss and collect "The Roots of American Government" handout
    5. VIDEO - What is Magna Carta?
    6. QUESTION - "Why are we learning about the Magna Carta in an American History class?"
    7. ACTIVITY - Magna Carta - HANDOUT HERE
      1. Need the Magna Carta Glossary of Terms? - CLICK HERE

    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    1. Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader
    2. Enlightenment Thinkers
    3. The Original Social Contract
    4. The Roots of American Government
    5. Magna Carta - HANDOUT and GLOSSARY OF TERMS

    Tuesday, September 4, 2018

    HIST7 - September 4, 2018

    HW: Finish Latin Roots assignment

    AGENDA:
    1. Welcome and collect Roman Emperors (if you didn't turn it in last week) 
    2. What's Good?
    3. Logging into your Chromebook 
    4. Show me that you can successfully join Mr. Ippolito's Google Classroom 
    5. Why Study History? - ASSIGNMENT ON GOOGLE CLASSROOM
    6. Infinite Campus - HOW TO LOG IN 
    7. Seating Chart Survey - CLICK HERE
    8. Latin Roots in the English Language - HANDOUT HERE
    9. Next up: The Fall and the Legacy of Ancient Rome
    TABLE OF CONTENTS:

    Friday, August 31, 2018

    HIST8 - August 31, 2018



    HW: Finish the last box (bottom right) of your "Roots of American Government" handout, and have a great 3-day weekend!

    AGENDA:
    1. Welcome!
    2. 1:2 Quiz - CLICK HERE
    3. COMPLETE - "The Roots of American Government" - HANDOUT HERE
    4. QUESTION - "Why are we learning so much history of Europe in a US history class, Mr. Ippolito?"
    5. VIDEO - What is Magna Carta?
    6. ACTIVITY - Magna Carta - HANDOUT HERE
      1. Need the Magna Carta Glossary of Terms? - CLICK HERE






      Thursday, August 30, 2018

      HIST7 - August 30, 2018

      HW: In honor of Labor Day, ask a parent/guardian about the work they do. Learn at least one thing about their job that you don't already know. Ask them what do they enjoy about their job? What is the greatest challenge of their job?

      HW: Finish "Roman Emperors" and turn in next class if you didn't turn it in today.

      AGENDA:
      1. Welcome! 
      2. Go over "Causes of Death: Roman Emperors
      3. Logging into your Chromebook 
      4. Show me that you can successfully join Mr. Ippolito's Google Classroom 
      5. Why Study History? - ASSIGNMENT ON GOOGLE CLASSROOM
      6. Infinite Campus - HOW TO LOG IN 
      7. Seating Chart Survey - CLICK HERE
      8. Next up: The Legacy of Ancient Rome
      TABLE OF CONTENTS:

      Wednesday, August 29, 2018

      HIST8 - August 29, 2018


      HW: Read and take notes 1:2 + "Danger at Sea" (pgs 12-19) in the textbook. Prepare for an open-note quiz in our next class.

      AGENDA:
      1. Welcome!
      2. New Seating Chart Starts Today
      3. Review the Homework from last time - take out your "Social Contract" activity
      4. INTERACTIVE PRESENTATION - "The Roots of American Government"
      5. QUESTION - "Why are we learning so much history of Europe in a US history class, Mr. Ippolito?"
      6. VIDEO - What is Magna Carta?
      7. ACTIVITY - Magna Carta
        1. Need the Magna Carta Glossary of Terms? - CLICK HERE






      Tuesday, August 28, 2018

      HIST7 - August 28, 2018

      HW: Finish "Causes of Death: Roman Emperors."

      AGENDA:
      1. Welcome!
      2. Attendance
      3. Hand back your quizzes from last class - everyone who participated got a 7/7. Hurray!!
      4. 1:1 and 1:2 Quiz
      5. Seating Chart Survey launches as soon as you go through library orientation
      6. Caring For Our Chromebooks
      7. Causes of Death for Roman Emperors - HANDOUT HERE
      8. Still to come: Chromebooks, Infinite Campus, and more!

      Monday, August 27, 2018

      HIST8 - August 27, 2018

      HW: Respond to the prompt at the bottom of the "Social Contract" activity. Get a parent/guardian or other adult family member involved in helping you complete your homework.

      AGENDA:
      1. Welcome!
      2. Tell me something good
      3. Attendance
      4. Homework - Parent/Guardian Survey due today
      5. Seating Chart starts Wednesday
      6. INTERACTIVE PRESENTATION - Enlightenment Thinkers
      7. ACTIVITY - The Original Social Contract



      Friday, August 24, 2018

      HIST7 - August 24, 2018

      HW: Read 1:2 in the textbook. Be prepared for another open-note quiz next week on 1:1 and 1:2.
      AGENDA:
      1. Welcome!
      2. Attendance
      3. 1:1 Quiz
      4. Seating Chart Survey launches as soon as you go through library orientation
      5. The Social Contract
      6. Class Syllabus mess up!
      7. Coming next week: Chromebooks, Infinite Campus, and more!



      LEADERSHIP - August 24, 2018

      HW: Be kind and understanding to others.

      1. Welcome 
      2. Attendance
      3. Checking your homework from last class. This question:
        1. "What's your life's passion? Are you currently pursuing that passion? What advice would you give to young people trying to figure out what their passion or calling is?"
      4. The Social Contract
      5. What are your most inspiring movies?
      6. Miracle - Part I

      NEXT STEPS: Seating Chart Survey, Class Syllabus, and more!


      Thursday, August 23, 2018

      HIST8 - August 23, 2018



      HW: Share Mr. Ippolito's class syllabus with your family. Get your parent/guardian's "Electronic Signature" by Monday, 8/27

      AGENDA:
      1. Welcome!
      2. Attendance
      3. Collect "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader" 
      4. Seating Chart Survey (seating chart will be completed this weekend) - CLICK HERE
      5. The Social Contract
      6. Class Syllabus
      7. JOURNAL - What Does It Mean to Be an American?
        1. Respond to the question before watching the Reagan video
        2. Watch the Reagan video
        3. Add any thoughts you may have after the Reagan video
        4. Watch the NPR video
        5. Add any additional thoughts that come to mind after the NPR video


      Wednesday, August 22, 2018

      HIST7 - August 22, 2018

      HW: Read 1:1 in the textbook. Notes are optional. Prepare for an open-note quiz in our next class.
      HW: Share Mr. Ippolito's Class Syllabus with your parent/guardian.
      AGENDA:
      1. Welcome!
      2. Attendance
      3. Finish Binder Reminder Scavenger Hunt
      4. Seating Chart Survey launches as soon as you all go through library orientation
      5. Kid President's "20 Things We Should Say More Often"
      6. Review Mr. Ippolito's Class Syllabus
      7. Coming soon: Chromebooks, Infinite Campus, the Social Contract, and more!

      LEADERSHIP - August 22, 2018


      HW: Ask an adult these questions: "What's your life's passion? Are you currently pursuing that passion? What advice would you give to young people trying to figure out what their passion or calling is?"

      1. Welcome and What Makes This Class Different
      2. Attendance
      3. Our first theme for this class: PASSION
      4. Hackschooling makes me happy - Logan LaPlante
      5. Oprah: 4 Questions to Help You Find Your Calling
      6. HANDOUT - "Discover Your Passion"
      NEXT STEPS: The Social Contract, Seating Chart Survey, Class Syllabus, The Most Inspiring Movies, and more!


      Tuesday, August 21, 2018

      HIST8 - August 21, 2018


      HW: By next class, finish "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader"
      HW: Share Mr. Ippolito's class syllabus with your family. Get your parent/guardian's "Electronic Signature" by Monday, 8/27

      AGENDA:
      1. Welcome!
      2. Attendance
      3. Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader - HANDOUT HERE
      4. Caring For Your Chromebook
      5. Seating Chart Survey - CLICK HERE
      6. Class Syllabus

      Monday, August 20, 2018

      LEADERSHIP - August 20, 2018

      HW: Offer to do one chore today in your home without being asked.

      AGENDA:
      1. Welcome!
      2. Attendance
      3. Seating Chart Survey launches Wednesday
      4. DISCUSSION QUESTIONS:
      5. "Welcome to Mr. Ippolito's Class" presentation
      6. Later this week: Syllabus, Chromebooks, Infinite Campus, and more!!



      HIST7 - August 20, 2018

      HW: Offer to do one chore today in your home without being asked.

      AGENDA:
      1. Welcome!
      2. Attendance
      3. Seating Chart Survey launches Wednesday
      4. Review Binder Reminder Scavenger Hunt
      5. Collect Scavenger Hunt - remember to include your first and last name
      6. "Welcome to Mr. Ippolito's Class" presentation
      7. Later this week: Syllabus, Chromebooks, Infinite Campus, and more!!




      Friday, August 17, 2018

      What to Expect in Mr. Ippolito's Class - August 17, 2018

      HW: Be prepared for class everyday and be kind to seventh graders.

      AGENDA:
      1. Welcome!
      2. Attendance
      3. Seating Chart Survey launches Tuesday
      4. "Welcome to Mr. Ippolito's Class" presentation
      5. Koosh Ball Challenge
      6. Next week: Syllabus, Chromebooks, Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader, and more!!





      Thursday, August 16, 2018

      Welcome to Mr. Ippolito's Class! - August 16, 2018

      HIST 7 HW: Complete Binder Reminder Scavenger Hunt.

      Today's Agenda:
      1. Welcome to Room P-1!
      2. Attendance
      3. Get to know your neighbor
      4. Binder Reminder Scavenger Hunt
      5. The Hero's Journey and Life Vest Inside
      6. Why are we here?






      Wednesday, May 30, 2018

      Seventh Grade Activity Day Classroom Locations - 5/31/2018

      Report to this room at 7:45 a.m. To check the full list--

      Last Academic Day of the School Year - 5/30/2018

      AGENDA
      1. Before you do anything, check Infinite Campus TODAY
      2. Tomorrow's Activity Day - LOP list and make-up work students
      3. FINAL EXAM - CLICK HERE
      4. Finish presentations
      5. Blazer Bucks at the door

      Tuesday, May 22, 2018

      Some Final Twitter Project Advice - 5/22/2018

      This is how I will be grading you, and some of the questions I may ask you when you present your Historical Twitter Feed Project.
      And then finally make sure you follow the directions on all five of your tweets. You need to include:

      • A total of five tweets that sound like they could have come from your historical figure
      • At least one tweet with an image
      • At least one retweet of a contemporary
      • At least one tweet that announces some big news of that time period
      • At least one tweet that contains an opinion

      Monday, May 21, 2018

      Continue Twitter Feed Project - 5/21/2018



      1. The royal weddings that shaped European history
      2. Continue work on your Historical Figure Twitter Feed Project

      Friday, May 18, 2018

      Last Day to Vote! - 5/18/2018

      HOMEWORK: Work on your Historical Twitter Feed Project.

      AGENDA
      1. Double check your grade in Infinite Campus
      2. ASB Elections - today is your last day to vote
      3. REMINDER: Q4 Final Exam in Mr. Ippolito's class - Tuesday, 5/29
      4. Continue work on Historical Figure Twitter Feed Project
      • What does someone's Twitter account say about them?
      • The Queen Mary problem - how to gain access to more images
      • Instructions for the project HANDOUT HERE
      • Frequently Asked Questions - Ask Mr. Ippolito live in class or watch his VIDEO HERE

      You can monitor this spreadsheet in real time by CLICKING HERE


      MY HISTORY LEARNING BLOG - respond using complete sentences unless otherwise directed
      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 today? 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.
      BLOG POST #6 - How does linear perspective work? In groups of 1, 2, or 3, create a 30-second video to demonstrate linear perspective and insert it into a Google Slides slideshow. Then embed that slideshow into today's blog post.
      BLOG POST #7 - Check out all the pieces of art in the "Selected Works of the Renaissance" I have curated for you. Choose one piece of art and learn more about it independently. Read the article about the artist and the specific work of art. Then answer these questions in your blog post: Q1: Which piece of art did you choose and who is the artist? Q2: According to your research and observations, why do you believe the artist created this work? Q3: It is said that "the best Renaissance art has the power to speak to people across time." In what ways does this piece speak to you, some 500 years after it was created? If this piece of art could talk, what would it say? Q4: In your opinion, what is the most interesting or thought-provoking part of the painting or sculpture? Take a screenshot and share in a paragraph of 3-5 sentences why this particular part of the piece is interesting.
      BLOG POST #8 - Think of the things that could use improvement here at Sierra Vista. What's not working quite right? In what ways could our school be better? Discuss with a partner, then make a list of ten things you think could be better here at school. We will use these to build a "protest list" later this week.
      BLOG POST #9 - Read the passage from The Hawk That Dare Not Hunt by Day on pages 510-511 in the textbook. Then answer this prompt: "The narrator and his uncle have already faced great danger in bringing Tyndale's Bibles into England. Think about the future dangers they might face. Then, write a short sequel to the scene. Tell what could happen when the narrator and his uncle try to bring the Bibles into London." Your short sequel should about two paragraphs.
      BLOG POST #10 - Read "Letter from Catherine of Aragon to King Henry VIII" and answer the discussion questions using complete sentences.
      ASSIGNMENT 10.5 - This one is on paper. Discovering Anne Boleyn. Watch the first 18 minutes of this video then answer the questions.
      BLOG POST #11 - In your opinion, what motivated King Henry VIII to act the way he did? Was his behavior justified? Who's story is more tragic: Catherine of Aragon or Anne Boleyn? Why?
      BLOG POST #12 - Quotes from Queen Elizabeth I: read and discuss each of the nine quotes from Queen Elizabeth I provided for you. Choose any FOUR of them, and write down the number and the meaning of each of those four. Next, think of which of these nine quotes is most interesting to you. Then conclude your blog post like this: I think Quote #____ from Queen Elizabeth I is the most interesting because . . .
      BLOG POST #13 - Why do we read from the textbook at home? What kind of information does Mr. Ippolito look for when he is creating a reading quiz? What are the strategies that students use to better learn and understand the reading? What are some of the details you should be looking for in 19:1 and 19:2 in order to be successful on tomorrow's quiz?
      BLOG POST #14 - In 1959, Spanish painter Salvador Dali created his Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus. Examine the painting in detail. What details do you notice? Is Dali's painting favorable or unfavorable toward Columbus? What evidence can you find? Based on what you know so far about Christopher Columbus, should he be considered a hero or a villain? Respond in a paragraph of 5-7 sentences.

      Thursday, May 17, 2018

      ASB Elections - 5/17/2018

      HOMEWORK: Work on your Historical Twitter Feed Project.

      AGENDA
      1. 20:3 and 20:4 Quiz
      2. ASB Election Video - watch on sierravistalife.com
      3. REMINDER: Q4 Final Exam in Mr. Ippolito's class - Tuesday, 5/29
      4. Continue work on Historical Figure Twitter Feed Project

      • Instructions for the project HANDOUT HERE
      • Frequently Asked Questions - Ask Mr. Ippolito live in class or watch his VIDEO HERE


      You can monitor this spreadsheet in real time by CLICKING HERE


      MY HISTORY LEARNING BLOG - respond using complete sentences unless otherwise directed
      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 today? 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.
      BLOG POST #6 - How does linear perspective work? In groups of 1, 2, or 3, create a 30-second video to demonstrate linear perspective and insert it into a Google Slides slideshow. Then embed that slideshow into today's blog post.
      BLOG POST #7 - Check out all the pieces of art in the "Selected Works of the Renaissance" I have curated for you. Choose one piece of art and learn more about it independently. Read the article about the artist and the specific work of art. Then answer these questions in your blog post: Q1: Which piece of art did you choose and who is the artist? Q2: According to your research and observations, why do you believe the artist created this work? Q3: It is said that "the best Renaissance art has the power to speak to people across time." In what ways does this piece speak to you, some 500 years after it was created? If this piece of art could talk, what would it say? Q4: In your opinion, what is the most interesting or thought-provoking part of the painting or sculpture? Take a screenshot and share in a paragraph of 3-5 sentences why this particular part of the piece is interesting.
      BLOG POST #8 - Think of the things that could use improvement here at Sierra Vista. What's not working quite right? In what ways could our school be better? Discuss with a partner, then make a list of ten things you think could be better here at school. We will use these to build a "protest list" later this week.
      BLOG POST #9 - Read the passage from The Hawk That Dare Not Hunt by Day on pages 510-511 in the textbook. Then answer this prompt: "The narrator and his uncle have already faced great danger in bringing Tyndale's Bibles into England. Think about the future dangers they might face. Then, write a short sequel to the scene. Tell what could happen when the narrator and his uncle try to bring the Bibles into London." Your short sequel should about two paragraphs.
      BLOG POST #10 - Read "Letter from Catherine of Aragon to King Henry VIII" and answer the discussion questions using complete sentences.
      ASSIGNMENT 10.5 - This one is on paper. Discovering Anne Boleyn. Watch the first 18 minutes of this video then answer the questions.
      BLOG POST #11 - In your opinion, what motivated King Henry VIII to act the way he did? Was his behavior justified? Who's story is more tragic: Catherine of Aragon or Anne Boleyn? Why?
      BLOG POST #12 - Quotes from Queen Elizabeth I: read and discuss each of the nine quotes from Queen Elizabeth I provided for you. Choose any FOUR of them, and write down the number and the meaning of each of those four. Next, think of which of these nine quotes is most interesting to you. Then conclude your blog post like this: I think Quote #____ from Queen Elizabeth I is the most interesting because . . .
      BLOG POST #13 - Why do we read from the textbook at home? What kind of information does Mr. Ippolito look for when he is creating a reading quiz? What are the strategies that students use to better learn and understand the reading? What are some of the details you should be looking for in 19:1 and 19:2 in order to be successful on tomorrow's quiz?
      BLOG POST #14 - In 1959, Spanish painter Salvador Dali created his Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus. Examine the painting in detail. What details do you notice? Is Dali's painting favorable or unfavorable toward Columbus? What evidence can you find? Based on what you know so far about Christopher Columbus, should he be considered a hero or a villain? Respond in a paragraph of 5-7 sentences.

      Wednesday, May 16, 2018

      Historical Figure Twitter Project - 5/16/2018

      HOMEWORK: Read and take notes on 20:3 and 20:4. Ask Mr. Ippolito about the special game show quiz happening tomorrow or Friday.

      AGENDA
      1. Screaming children and Bird Beaks
      2. MIA Travel Poster - is yours missing in Infinite Campus?
      3. Q4 Final Exam in Mr. Ippolito's class - Tuesday, 5/29
      4. 20:3 and 20:4 - DIGITAL READING HERE and what the "high stakes" quiz will look like
      5. Solo: A Star Wars Story - Fri, 5/25 at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood - your family can get $10 group tickets from Mr. Ippolito! - INFO HERE
      6. Historical Figure Twitter Feed Project - WE START TODAY!

      • Twitter Feed for a Historical Figure - HANDOUT HERE
      • Choose your historical figure

      You can monitor this spreadsheet in real time by CLICKING HERE


      MY HISTORY LEARNING BLOG - respond using complete sentences unless otherwise directed
      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 today? 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.
      BLOG POST #6 - How does linear perspective work? In groups of 1, 2, or 3, create a 30-second video to demonstrate linear perspective and insert it into a Google Slides slideshow. Then embed that slideshow into today's blog post.
      BLOG POST #7 - Check out all the pieces of art in the "Selected Works of the Renaissance" I have curated for you. Choose one piece of art and learn more about it independently. Read the article about the artist and the specific work of art. Then answer these questions in your blog post: Q1: Which piece of art did you choose and who is the artist? Q2: According to your research and observations, why do you believe the artist created this work? Q3: It is said that "the best Renaissance art has the power to speak to people across time." In what ways does this piece speak to you, some 500 years after it was created? If this piece of art could talk, what would it say? Q4: In your opinion, what is the most interesting or thought-provoking part of the painting or sculpture? Take a screenshot and share in a paragraph of 3-5 sentences why this particular part of the piece is interesting.
      BLOG POST #8 - Think of the things that could use improvement here at Sierra Vista. What's not working quite right? In what ways could our school be better? Discuss with a partner, then make a list of ten things you think could be better here at school. We will use these to build a "protest list" later this week.
      BLOG POST #9 - Read the passage from The Hawk That Dare Not Hunt by Day on pages 510-511 in the textbook. Then answer this prompt: "The narrator and his uncle have already faced great danger in bringing Tyndale's Bibles into England. Think about the future dangers they might face. Then, write a short sequel to the scene. Tell what could happen when the narrator and his uncle try to bring the Bibles into London." Your short sequel should about two paragraphs.
      BLOG POST #10 - Read "Letter from Catherine of Aragon to King Henry VIII" and answer the discussion questions using complete sentences.
      ASSIGNMENT 10.5 - This one is on paper. Discovering Anne Boleyn. Watch the first 18 minutes of this video then answer the questions.
      BLOG POST #11 - In your opinion, what motivated King Henry VIII to act the way he did? Was his behavior justified? Who's story is more tragic: Catherine of Aragon or Anne Boleyn? Why?
      BLOG POST #12 - Quotes from Queen Elizabeth I: read and discuss each of the nine quotes from Queen Elizabeth I provided for you. Choose any FOUR of them, and write down the number and the meaning of each of those four. Next, think of which of these nine quotes is most interesting to you. Then conclude your blog post like this: I think Quote #____ from Queen Elizabeth I is the most interesting because . . .
      BLOG POST #13 - Why do we read from the textbook at home? What kind of information does Mr. Ippolito look for when he is creating a reading quiz? What are the strategies that students use to better learn and understand the reading? What are some of the details you should be looking for in 19:1 and 19:2 in order to be successful on tomorrow's quiz?
      BLOG POST #14 - In 1959, Spanish painter Salvador Dali created his Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus. Examine the painting in detail. What details do you notice? Is Dali's painting favorable or unfavorable toward Columbus? What evidence can you find? Based on what you know so far about Christopher Columbus, should he be considered a hero or a villain? Respond in a paragraph of 5-7 sentences.