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)

      Wednesday, March 20, 2019

      HIST7 - March 20, 2019



      ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA: What was The Renaissance? What makes the Northern Renaissance different than the Italian Renaissance?
      HOMEWORK: Complete Blog Posts #5 and #6. We will be grading blogs on Friday.
      Read and take notes on 18:1 and 18:2. We'll do something with it sometime next week.

      AGENDA
      1. What's the deal with different books?
      2. Applying for RioTV for the 2019-2020 school year - www.riotv.org
      3. 17:3 and 17:4 Quiz - CLICK HERE
      4. We are grading blogs Friday - SAMPLE BLOG GRADE SHEET
      5. Blog Posts #1-6 should be complete by Friday
      6. Linear Perspective - Brunelleschi's Experiment
      7. 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.
        1. You will shoot video using your phone or your Chromebook
        2. If you use your Chromebook, I still recommend Kwiius--it's a great tool for recording Chromebook video! https://videorecorder.kwiius.com/

      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.

      Tuesday, March 19, 2019

      HIST8 - March 19, 2019

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



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

      Friday, March 15, 2019

      HIST8 - March 15, 2019


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

      HOMEWORK: Remember the Alamo - DUE NEXT TUESDAY

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

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

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

      Thursday, March 14, 2019

      HIST7 - March 14, 2019


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

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


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

      Wednesday, March 13, 2019

      HIST8 - March 13, 2019


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

      HOMEWORK: Remember the Alamo - DUE NEXT TUESDAY

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


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

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

        Tuesday, March 12, 2019

        HIST7 - March 12, 2019


        ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA: How can you identify a painting of the Northern Renaissance? What makes the Northern Renaissance different than the Italian Renaissance?
        HOMEWORK: Read 17:1 and 17:2 in the textbook and prepare for a reading quiz next class.
        Also, make sure your Learning Blog posts are up to date.

        AGENDA
        1. Did you create and submit your blog address for your Seventh Grade History Learning Blog? - If not, CLICK HERE
        2. Blog Posts #1-3 should be complete by our next class
        3. Let's examine Jan van Eyck's Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife (1434)
        4. 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.
        5. You should REALLY want to zoom in on the portrait. Check out the painting HERE at London's National Gallery of Art.
        6. You can take a screenshot by using CTRL-SHIFT-WindowSwitcher
        7. Explore more of what makes the Northern Renaissance so special HERE and there's also a great article from Khan Academy HERE





        It's not a very big painting! Look at this screenshot for perspective. If you watch these girls' YouTube video, you'll see why Mr. Ippolito cringes every time he watches. You should NEVER get your hands that close to works of art like this!
        LAST PART OF Q3 - TABLE OF CONTENTS
        1. Black Plague Primary Sources - HANDOUT HERE
        2. Crash Course Disease Study Guide - HANDOUT HERE
        3. Black Death Investigation Notes - HANDOUT HERE
        4. Black Death Official Briefing Report - HANDOUT HERE (on paper OR Google Classroom)
        5. Black Death Take-Home Quiz
        6. Events That Shaped the World - PROJECT DETAILS HERE
        7. Created your Seventh Grade History Learning Blog - CLICK HERE


        MY HISTORY LEARNING BLOG - always respond using complete sentences except where given different directions
        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.

        Monday, March 11, 2019

        HIST8 - March 11, 2019


        ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS/BIG IDEAS: What were the challenges faced by settlers moving west in the 1800s? What were the push/pull factors that contributed to American westward expansion in the 1800s?

        HOMEWORK: Be kind to others.

        TODAY'S AGENDA:
        1. 9:1 and 9:2 Quiz
        2. Gold Rush, Women, Mormons, and Missions - READING HERE

          • Create a four-rectangle graphic organizer like the one above
          • Read the FOCUS article Mr. Ippolito has assigned to your group first; take notes on that article and prepare to share your findings with the class; become an EXPERT on that topic
          • If you have time after you finish your focus article, read and take notes on the other articles in the series
          • When reading time is up, Mr. Ippolito may call upon your group to present to us about your focus topic--BE PREPARED!!



        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

        Thursday, March 7, 2019

        HIST8 - March 7, 2019

        ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA: What were the push/pull factors that contributed to American westward expansion in the 1800s?

        HOMEWORK: Read and take notes on 9:1 and 9:2.

        TODAY'S AGENDA:
        1. Animated Atlas Growth of a Nation - VIDEO
        2. Turn in Westward Expansion Map
        3. Manifest Destiny Study Guide - HANDOUT HERE
        4. "One Family's Journey"
          1. Dramatic Play Reading
          2. "One Family's Journey" What happens next? - in one paragraph, describe the next chapter in the story of the Appleton family. What happens to them next?
        5. Read and take notes on 9:1 and 9:2. As you read, focus in particular on the Push-Pull Factors for each group that moved to the West.

        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

        Wednesday, March 6, 2019

        HIST7 - March 6, 2019

        ESSENTIAL QUESTION: Why are medieval babies so ugly?
        HOMEWORK: A Knight's Tale permission slip

        AGENDA
        1. Watch RioTV
        2. A Knight's Tale Collect Permission Slips - WATCH THIS FRIDAY
        3. Collect Black Death Quiz
        4. Creating your Seventh Grade History Learning Blog
          1. Visit www.blogger.com
          2. Follow the prompts to create your very own blog
          3. Be sure to choose "Blogger profile" and enter at least your first name (last name optional)
          4. Create a title
          5. Select your design
          6. Visit your blog and copy the URL from the Omnibar at the top of your browser
          7. Fill out the form below to tell me your name, class period, and blog URL
        MY HISTORY LEARNING BLOG
        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.





        TABLE OF CONTENTS
        1. Black Plague Primary Sources - HANDOUT HERE
        2. Crash Course Disease Study Guide - HANDOUT HERE
        3. Black Death Investigation Notes - HANDOUT HERE
        4. Black Death Official Briefing Report - HANDOUT HERE (on paper OR Google Classroom)
        5. Black Death Take-Home Quiz


        MY HISTORY LEARNING BLOG
        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.

        Tuesday, March 5, 2019

        HIST8 - March 5, 2019


        ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA: What were the push/pull factors that contributed to American westward expansion in the 1800s?

        HOMEWORK: Finish your Territory Expansion Map

        TODAY'S AGENDA
        1. Review material from Andrew Jackson Week
        2. Animated Atlas - tracking westward expansion
        3. Westward Expansion Map - MAP HANDOUT HERE and INSTRUCTIONS HERE
        4. BrainPop - Manifest Destiny
        5. Oregon Trail Emulator - CLICK HERE
        6. Analyzing John Gast's American ProgressPAINTING HERE
          • How are animals portrayed?
          • How are Native Americans portrayed?
          • How are white settlers portrayed?
          • How does the artist use light and color to send a message?
          • What or who do you think the robed figure in the middle represents?
          • The title of the painting is American Progress. What is progress, and how is progress represented in this painting?
          • What other details do you notice that seem interesting or important to the message of the painting?
          • What is the message of this painting?


                        HIST8 TABLE OF CONTENTS
                        1. Animated Atlas - tracking westward expansion
                        2. Westward Expansion Map - MAP HANDOUT HERE and INSTRUCTIONS HERE

                        Monday, March 4, 2019

                        HIST7 - March 4, 2019

                        ESSENTIAL QUESTION: How did the Black Death impact the history of Europe and the world?
                        HOMEWORK: A Knight's Tale permission slip

                        AGENDA
                        1. What's good?
                        2. A Knight's Tale - THIS FRIDAY
                        3. How did last week go? Share with me the work you accomplished and what you will be sharing with me this week.
                        4. Black Death deliverables from last week (see Table of Contents below)
                        5. What is/was the Black Death & Black Death Art
                        6. Black Death Quiz
                        7. Creating your Seventh Grade History Learning Blog



                        1. Creating our fourth quarter history learning blog!
                          1. Visit www.blogger.com
                          2. Follow the prompts to create your very own blog
                          3. Be sure to choose "Blogger profile" and enter at least your first name (last name optional)
                          4. Create a title
                          5. Select your design
                          6. Visit your blog and copy the URL from the Omnibar at the top of your browser
                          7. Fill out the form below to tell me your name, class period, and blog URL



                        TABLE OF CONTENTS
                        1. Black Plague Primary Sources - HANDOUT HERE
                        2. Crash Course Disease Study Guide - HANDOUT HERE
                        3. Black Death Investigation Notes - HANDOUT HERE
                        4. Black Death Official Briefing Report - HANDOUT HERE (on paper OR Google Classroom)