Thursday, November 8, 2018

HIST7 - November 8, 2018

ESSENTIAL QUESTION(S)/BIG IDEAS: What lessons can we learn from stories like the one about Sundiata?

HW: Sundiata: What Comes Next? - See the description in the graphic above. Your grade will be based on critical thinking, use of vocabulary, and visual appeal. For this assignment, you will need to:
  • Use and highlight FIVE challenging academic vocabulary words from the Sundiata text
  • Demonstrate that you understand the MEANING of each of the five words you use
  • Demonstrate that you know how to use Word Art
  • Demonstrate that you know how to use drop shadow
  • Use the Widescreen 16:9 format in Page Setup
  • Download your work as a PNG file, then upload it as an attachment and email it to; in the subject line, include your first and last name(s) and your class period
  1. Welcome, Attendance, and write down your HW
  2. Sundiata: The Lion King of Mali - read, annotate vocabulary, and answer questions
    1. Challenging Academic Vocabulary or "challenge words"
    2. In a future class (on a quiz or exam), you may be responsible for knowing the academic vocabulary from this reading
    3. Academic vocabulary is different from domain-specific vocabulary
    4. Word Cloud! In order for our word cloud activity to work right:
      1. Please make sure you spell each word correctly.
      2. You may input multiple words, as many as you would like.
      3. If you mess up, click delete and try again.
  3. Adinkra Mat presentations
When Mr. Ippolito asks you to, please visit:
    1. African Proverbs
    2. 5:1 Reading notes
    3. Crash Course World History: Mansa Musa and Islam in Africa
    4. 5:2 Reading Notes
    5. Kingdoms of West Africa Study Guide - HANDOUT HERE
    6. Adinkra Mat (turned in separately; not in your notes)
    7. Latitude and Longitude - HANDOUT HERE
    8. Sundiata: The Lion King of Mali
    9. Sundiata: What Comes Next (submitted electronically)

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