Tuesday, March 19, 2019

HIST8 - March 19, 2019

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



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

Monday, March 18, 2019

HIST7 - March 18, 2019


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

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

          Friday, March 15, 2019

          HIST8 - March 15, 2019


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

          HOMEWORK: Remember the Alamo - DUE NEXT TUESDAY

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

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

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

          Thursday, March 14, 2019

          HIST7 - March 14, 2019


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

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


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

          Wednesday, March 13, 2019

          HIST8 - March 13, 2019


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

          HOMEWORK: Remember the Alamo - DUE NEXT TUESDAY

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


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

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

            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)