Friday, April 19, 2019

HIST8 - April 19, 2019

ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA: What were the similarities and differences between the North and the South in Antebellum America?
HOMEWORK: Finish your six pictures on "The North" slide notes
HOMEWORK: Antebellum America vocabulary - CLICK HERE

TODAY'S AGENDA
  1. Finish The North Interactive Slide Presentation - HANDOUT HERE & SLIDESHOW HERE
  2. Begin ETSAN Presentations
HIST8 TABLE OF CONTENTS
  1. 7:1 and 7:2 Notes
  2. The North Interactive Slide Presentation - HANDOUT HERE & SLIDESHOW HERE
  3. Crash Course US History: The Market Revolution - HANDOUT HERE
  4. Antebellum America Vocabulary - CLICK HERE

Thursday, April 18, 2019

HIST7 - April 18, 2019


ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA:  What was the Reformation, where was it happening, and who were the leaders of the Reformation?
HOMEWORK: Make sure you are caught up through Blog Post #12. Be ready for a blog check on Blog Posts #7-12. Also, read and take notes on 19:1 and 19:2. We are next moving into the Age of Exploration!

AGENDA
  1. Mrs. Asplund's response to the 25 Theses - CLICK HERE
  2. Watch our 25 These VIDEO HERE
  3. Let's quickly review the Tudor Family Tree - CLICK HERE
  4. Now let's learn about Queen Elizabeth I 
    1. Check out the BrainPop story of Queen Elizabeth I
    2. Watch the mini-bio on Elizabeth I (scroll down for YouTube video)
    3. The Wit and Wisdom of Queen Elizabeth I.
    4. Queen Elizabeth was a highly intelligent woman!
    5. Start by examining each of the nine Queen Elizabeth Quotes below. 
    6. Read each one out loud as a class and discuss the meaning of each one as a class
    7. Once you have discussed all nine quotes as a class, complete Blog Post #12
  5. After finishing Blog Post #12, go back through your work and make sure you are ready to have Blog Posts #7-12 graded on Monday, 4/22. Finally, make sure you have also answered all the questions on "Discovering Anne Boleyn" since we may check that on Monday as well. I will be paying especially close attention to your answer to the LAST question down at the bottom.

    QUEEN ELIZABETH QUOTES



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 . . .

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.
BLOG POST #6 - How does linear perspective work? In groups of 1, 2, or 3, create a 30-second video to demonstrate linear perspective, upload that video to Google Drive, SHARE that video publicly, then embed that video into your 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. - CLICK HERE
BLOG POST #8 - Think of the things that could use improvement here at Rio Norte. 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 . . .

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

HIST8 - April 17, 2019


ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA: What were the similarities and differences between the North and the South in Antebellum America?
HOMEWORK: Have your "Events That Shaped a Nation" presentation ready for Friday

TODAY'S AGENDA
  1. 7:1 and 7:2 Quiz - CLICK HERE
  2. Finish The North Interactive Slide Presentation - HANDOUT HERE & SLIDESHOW HERE
  3. How to Avoid Death By Powerpoint - What are the FIVE things that David JP Phillips says we need to consider when creating a slideshow presentation?

HIST8 TABLE OF CONTENTS
  1. 7:1 and 7:2 Notes
  2. The North Interactive Slide Presentation - HANDOUT HERE & SLIDESHOW HERE
  3. Crash Course US History: The Market Revolution - HANDOUT HERE

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

HIST7 - April 16, 2019


ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA:  What was the Reformation, where was it happening, and who were the leaders of the Reformation?
HOMEWORK: Make sure you are caught up through Blog Post #11.

AGENDA
  1. Review answers to "Discovering Anne Boleyn" - HANDOUT HERE
  2. Before we get to the final question on that sheet, we should watch the conclusion of The Other Boleyn Girl
  3. Work on Blog Post #11
  4. Let's check out the BrainPop story of Queen Elizabeth I
  5. If we have time . . .
    1. Watch the mini-bio on Elizabeth I (scroll down for YouTube video)
    2. The Wit and Wisdom of Queen Elizabeth I.
    3. Queen Elizabeth was a highly intelligent woman!
    4. Start by examining each of the nine Queen Elizabeth Quotes below. 
    5. Read each one out loud as a class and discuss the meaning of each one as a class
    6. Once you have discussed all nine quotes as a class, complete Blog Post #12
  6. After finishing Blog Post #12, go back through your work and make sure you are ready to have Blog Posts #7-12 graded on Monday, 4/22. Finally, make sure you have also answered all the questions on "Discovering Anne Boleyn" since we may check that tomorrow as well. I will be paying especially close attention to your answer to the LAST question down at the bottom.

    QUEEN ELIZABETH QUOTES



BLOG POST #11 - In your opinion, what motivated King Henry VIII to act the way he did? Was his behavior justified? Why would six different women want to marry him, and why did so many more want to be with him? Based on what you've learned, whose 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 . . .

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.
BLOG POST #6 - How does linear perspective work? In groups of 1, 2, or 3, create a 30-second video to demonstrate linear perspective, upload that video to Google Drive, SHARE that video publicly, then embed that video into your 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. - CLICK HERE
BLOG POST #8 - Think of the things that could use improvement here at Rio Norte. 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 . . .

Monday, April 15, 2019

HIST8 - April 15, 2019


ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA: What were the similarities and differences betwen ?
HOMEWORK: Prepare for 7:1/7:2 quiz on Wednesday; finish "The North" non-linguistic representations (the pictures, in a minimum of four colors each)

TODAY'S AGENDA
  1. Today begins our new unit: "Antebellum America"
  2. Artifact - Want to make an argument for more points?
  3. The North Interactive Slide Presentation - HANDOUT HERE & SLIDESHOW HERE
  4. Crash Course US History: The Market Revolution - HANDOUT HERE


HIST8 TABLE OF CONTENTS
  1. 7:1 and 7:2 Notes
  2. The North Interactive Slide Presentation - HANDOUT HERE & SLIDESHOW HERE
  3. Crash Course US History: The Market Revolution - HANDOUT HERE

Friday, April 12, 2019

HIST7 - April 12, 2019


ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA:  What was the Reformation, where was it happening, and who were the leaders of the Reformation?
HOMEWORK: Make sure you are caught up on Blog Posts #1-10.

AGENDA
  1. Let's review our list of grievances one more time - PROTEST LIST HERE
  2. Check out the Tudor Family Tree - it can definitely help to sort out all of the Tudor family craziness!
  3. "Discovering Anne Boleyn"
    1. HANDOUT HERE
    2. Take a moment to look over all the questions BEFORE we watch the video; you may either answer the questions during the video, or after it finishes
    3. Watch the first 18:05 of "Henry and Anne: The Lovers Who Changed History"--we will stop at the part where Anne Boleyn looks into the camera and says, "The time will come; I, Anne Boleyn"
  4. Watch the conclusion of The Other Boleyn Girl
  5. Work on Blog Post #11
  6. We need to be heading out the door at 11:55 a.m. so we can nail our list of grievances to the front of the school
BLOG POST #11 - In your opinion, what motivated King Henry VIII to act the way he did? Was his behavior justified? Why would six different women want to marry him, and why did so many more want to be with him? Based on what you've learned, whose story is more tragic: Catherine of Aragon or Anne Boleyn? Why?



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.
BLOG POST #6 - How does linear perspective work? In groups of 1, 2, or 3, create a 30-second video to demonstrate linear perspective, upload that video to Google Drive, SHARE that video publicly, then embed that video into your 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. - CLICK HERE
BLOG POST #8 - Think of the things that could use improvement here at Rio Norte. 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?

Thursday, April 11, 2019

HIST8 - April 11, 2019


ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA: Are we ready for Open House?
HOMEWORK: Read and take notes on 7:1 and 7:2.

TODAY'S AGENDA
  1. Ten minutes left to complete your "Sweet Betsy From Pike" map portion of the exam
  2. Go over exam answers
    1. Sweet Betsy - DOC1 and DOC2
  3. "Be the Thing" and artifact are due TODAY
  4. Thank you notes to parent/guardian
  5. Turn in notes at the end of the period

HIST8 TABLE OF CONTENTS
  1. 7:1 and 7:2 Notes

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

HIST7 - April 10, 2019


ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA:  What was the Reformation, where was it happening, and who were the leaders of the Reformation?
HOMEWORK: Make sure you are caught up on Blog Posts #1-10.

AGENDA
  1. We have ants in Room 301
  2. Circle of Friends - what is it, and how can you get involved?
  3. Preparing our list of grievances - PROTEST LIST HERE
  4. Who was Henry VIII? What do you already know about him?
  5. VIDEO - Biography Channel: Henry VIII
  6. Read "Letter from Catherine of Aragon to King Henry VIII" and answer discussion questions for Blog Post #10
  7. "Discovering Anne Boleyn"
    1. HANDOUT HERE
    2. Watch the first 18 minutes of this video then answer the questions.
    3. 2. Take a moment to look over all the questions BEFORE we watch the video; you may either answer the questions during the video, or after it finishes
    4. Watch the first 18:05 of "Henry and Anne: The Lovers Who Changed History"--you will stop at the part where Anne Boleyn looks into the camera and says, "The time will come; I, Anne Boleyn"
  8. Watch the conclusion of The Other Boleyn Girl
  9. Finally--Check out the Tudor Family Tree - it can definitely help to sort out all of the Tudor family craziness!
BLOG POST #10 - Read "Letter from Catherine of Aragon to King Henry VIII" and answer the discussion questions using complete sentences.

BLOG POST #11 - In your opinion, what motivated King Henry VIII to act the way he did? Was his behavior justified? Why would six different women want to marry him, and why did so many more want to be with him? Based on what you've learned, whose story is more tragic: Catherine of Aragon or Anne Boleyn? Why?



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.
BLOG POST #6 - How does linear perspective work? In groups of 1, 2, or 3, create a 30-second video to demonstrate linear perspective, upload that video to Google Drive, SHARE that video publicly, then embed that video into your 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. - CLICK HERE
BLOG POST #8 - Think of the things that could use improvement here at Rio Norte. 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?

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

HIST8 - April 9, 2019

ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA: What do you need to know for the exam?
HOMEWORK: Practice kindness toward others.

TODAY'S AGENDA
  1. Turn in your map FIRST THING; Mr. Ippolito will give it back to you at the start of the exam
  2. Seating Chart change will take effect THURSDAY
  3. "Be the Thing" and artifact are due THURSDAY; both those items lose significant value if turned in after Thursday
  4. Manifest Destiny Unit Exam - CLICK HERE for multiple choice portion
  5. Manifest Destiny Unit Exam - "Sweet Betsy From Pike" Map Portion
  6. Turn in notes at the end of the period

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
  11. 9:3 Reading and Notes (through 335)
  12. Two Manifest Destiny Wars - BUBBLE MAP
  13. Study for Manifest Destiny Unit Exam - STUDY GUIDE HERE
  14. Manifest Destiny Primary Sources - READING HERE and HANDOUT HERE

Monday, April 8, 2019

HIST7 - April 8, 2019


ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA:  What was the Reformation, where was it happening, and who were the leaders of the Reformation?
HOMEWORK: Make sure you are caught up on Blog Posts #1-10.

AGENDA
  1. New Seating Chart
  2. What's good?
  3. 18:3 Quiz - GAME SHOW QUIZ
  4. Review The Hawk That Dare Not Hunt By Day and w
    atch the brief YouTube video on William Tyndale
  5. Preparing our list of grievances - 
  6. Who was Henry VIII? What do you already know about him?

    4. Read "Letter from Catherine of Aragon to King Henry VIII" and answer discussion questions for Blog Post #10.
  7. VIDEO - Biography Channel: Henry VIII

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.
BLOG POST #6 - How does linear perspective work? In groups of 1, 2, or 3, create a 30-second video to demonstrate linear perspective, upload that video to Google Drive, SHARE that video publicly, then embed that video into your 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. - CLICK HERE
BLOG POST #8 - Think of the things that could use improvement here at Rio Norte. 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.

Friday, March 29, 2019

HIST8 - March 29, 2019


ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA: What do you need to know for the exam?
HOMEWORK: Finish "Manifest Destiny Primary Sources" and Study for Manifest Destiny Unit Exam - STUDY GUIDE HERE

TODAY'S AGENDA
  1. Manifest Destiny Primary Sources - READING HERE and HANDOUT HERE
  2. Work independently on project or exam study
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
  11. 9:3 Reading and Notes (through 335)
  12. Two Manifest Destiny Wars - BUBBLE MAP
  13. Study for Manifest Destiny Unit Exam - STUDY GUIDE HERE
  14. Manifest Destiny Primary Sources - READING HERE and HANDOUT HERE

Thursday, March 28, 2019

HIST7 - March 28, 2019


ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA:  What was the Reformation, and who were the leaders of the Reformation?
HOMEWORK: Read and take notes on 18:3.
HOMEWORK: Make sure you are caught up on Blog Posts #1-9.

AGENDA
  1. Seating Chart change - what's changing now, and what's changing after break
  2. Nailing our list of grievances - Peaceful Protest Monday
  3. Have you finished Blog Post #7? - Full instructions and resources CLICK HERE
  4. Blog Post #8 - constructing our list of grievances
  5. The Protestant Reformation from National Geographic - VIDEO
  6. The Hawk That Dare Not Hunt By Day (pgs 510-511) and Blog Post #9


BLOG POST #8 - Think of the things that could use improvement here at Rio Norte. What's not working quite right? In what ways could our school be better? Write down 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.

    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.
    BLOG POST #6 - How does linear perspective work? In groups of 1, 2, or 3, create a 30-second video to demonstrate linear perspective, upload that video to Google Drive, SHARE that video publicly, then embed that video into your 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. - CLICK HERE
    BLOG POST #8 - Think of the things that could use improvement here at Rio Norte. 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.

    Wednesday, March 27, 2019

    HIST8 - March 27, 2019


    ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA: What do you need to know for the exam?
    HOMEWORK: Study for Manifest Destiny Unit Exam - STUDY GUIDE HERE

    TODAY'S AGENDA
    1. Seating Chart Survey, last chance - CLICK HERE
    2. Sound Smart: Manifest Destiny - VIDEO
    3. Manifest Destiny Unit Exam Study Guide - What DON'T you know yet?
    4. A word about your Territorial Expansion Map
    5. Events That Changed a Nation - LIST OF PROJECTS AND STUDENTS HERE
    6. Quizlet - PLAY HERE


    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
    11. 9:3 Reading and Notes (through 335)
    12. Two Manifest Destiny Wars - BUBBLE MAP

    Tuesday, March 26, 2019

    HIST7 - March 26, 2019


    ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA:  What was the Reformation, and who were the leaders of the Reformation?.
    HOMEWORK: Make sure you are caught up on Blog Posts #1-8.

    AGENDA
    1. Seating Chart Survey - CLICK HERE
    2. 18:1 and 18:2 Quiz - CLICK HERE
    3. New Restroom Passes today
    4. Blog Post #7 - Full instructions and resources CLICK HERE
    5. CrashCourse World History: Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation (watch 0:00 to 10:00, and then skip to 12:30 and watch to end) - and do assignment on GOOGLE CLASSROOM

    3. With a partner sitting near you, work on Blog Post #8

    BLOG POST #8 - Think of the things that could use improvement here at Rio Norte. What's not working quite right? In what ways could our school be better? Write down 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.

    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.
    BLOG POST #6 - How does linear perspective work? In groups of 1, 2, or 3, create a 30-second video to demonstrate linear perspective, upload that video to Google Drive, SHARE that video publicly, then embed that video into your 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. - CLICK HERE
    BLOG POST #8 - Think of the things that could use improvement here at Rio Norte. 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.

    Monday, March 25, 2019

    HIST8 - March 25, 2019


    ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA: What were the similarities and differences between the Texas War for Independence and the Mexican-American War?
    HOMEWORK: Study for Manifest Destiny Unit Exam this Friday - STUDY GUIDE HERE

    TODAY'S AGENDA
    1. Seating Chart Survey - CLICK HERE
    2. 60-Second Presidents - VIDEO
    3. Two Manifest Destiny Wars - BUBBLE MAP
    4. Manifest Destiny Unit Exam Study Guide - What DON'T you know yet?
    5. A word about your Territorial Expansion Map
    6. Events That Changed a Nation - LIST OF PROJECTS AND STUDENTS HERE


    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
    11. 9:3 Reading and Notes (through 335)
    12. Two Manifest Destiny Wars - BUBBLE MAP

    Friday, March 22, 2019

    HIST7 - March 22, 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 18:1 and 18:2. We'll do something with it sometime next week, possibly as early as Tuesday

    AGENDA
    1. Time to finish all your blog posts
    2. We are grading blogs Friday - SAMPLE BLOG GRADE SHEET
    3. Want to get a head start on Blog Post #7? Full instructions and resources CLICK HERE
    4. Final grade check-in and extra credit (restroom passes)
    REMINDER - How to post a video to your blog (in case you still need this for Blog Post #6)
      1. STEP 1 - Upload the video to Google Drive from your device
      2. STEP 2 - Visit Google Drive on your Chromebook. Change the Share settings on the video so the video is now open for everyone to view.
      3. STEP 3 - Preview your video. Click the three dots in the upper-right, and select "Open in New Window."
      4. STEP 4 - Click the three dots again, and this time choose "Embed item." Copy that HTML code.
      5. STEP 5 - Create a new blog post in Blogger. Give it a title. Click HTML, and paste your code into the content box of your blog post. Click the Compose button to verify that you embedded correctly.
      6. STEP 6 - PUBLISH. You've successfully embedded a Google Drive video into your blog! 
      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.
      BLOG POST #6 - How does linear perspective work? In groups of 1, 2, or 3, create a 30-second video to demonstrate linear perspective, upload that video to Google Drive, SHARE that video publicly, then embed that video into your 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. - CLICK HERE

      Thursday, March 21, 2019

      HIST8 - March 21, 2019

      ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA: What were the similarities and differences between the Texas War for Independence and the Mexican-American War?
      HOMEWORK: Read and take notes on 9:3 (through pg 335)

      TODAY'S AGENDA
      1. What was the Mexican-American War?
      2. Events That Changed a Nation PROJECT
      3. Turn in extra credit restroom passes




      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
      11. 9:3 Reading and Notes (through 335)