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CHW3M

Page history last edited by Rachel Collishaw 5 years, 1 month ago

 

Welcome to World History to the 16th Century - CHW3M

 

 

General Research Resources            Glebe Library

Summative Tasks:

#1 World Legacies Research Essay

#2 Interview:

     1) What are the greatest achievements and mistakes of ancient civilizations?

     2) What are the skills of history, and how did you learn them? My Skills Inventory

 

Course Outline      

 

2014 

Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 

September 1

 

Labour Day 

No School

 

 

 

 

 

2

Determine our Class Rules 

 

Assemble the Concept Map

 

Homework: What are your top ten historical events in world history?

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Complete Questionnaire to determine class plan

 

Groups agree on a top ten events/people before 1500 CE.

 

How did you decide? Determine Significance Criteria

 

Homework: Journal - My questions about ancient history

4

 

Historical Thinking Concepts - 

Review from grade 10 - posters

What is History?

 

Choose an artifact or primary source document - analyze using the HTC concepts in groups

 

Create a "museum" exhibit of your artifacts and HTC explanations

 

 

 

 

5

Museum walk around

2 Stickies - suggest alternate HTC, ask a question

Journal: What did you learn about Historical Thinking? What is a question you have about it?

What did you learn about Ancient History? What is a question that you have about it?

 

Homework: Watch the videos, bring a device Monday

Introduction to archaeology

Watch the video - cool job

Skeletons of Ottawa

Lebreton Flats discoveries 

What would be challenging and rewarding about being an archaeologist?

 

 

Work with your group to Answer the Questions

September 8

 

Meet in Library, bring a device if you have one

 

Introduce EasyBib

Begin working on the assignment

 Does Ancient History Ever Change?

 

Are your sources any good?

Take the CRAAP test!

9

Use EasyBib and

 

GoogleDocs to begin working on the paragraph assignment: Does Ancient History Ever Change?

 

 

 

10

Does Ancient History Ever Change?

 

Optional (if done early)

Watch 

Secrets of the Stone Age

 

11

Assignment DUE:Does ancient history ever change?

 

Stone Age

 

Crash Course - Rise of agriculture

 

Homework:

What is the question, thesis, evidence and one question you have based on the video

 

12

Discuss homework - Rise of Agriculture

 

Lecture - Living in the Stone Age

 

The Oldest Enigma of Humanity - New theory to explain the Paleolithic cave paintings

 

Journal: Why is it important to ask questions and interpret evidence?

September 15

 

Finish Living in the Stone Age lecture

 

Groups - Which innovation of the stone age was most significant?

 

Indus Valley Crash Course

Why is this civilization significant?

 

16

Mesopotamia

Lecture - Mesopotamia

 

Watch the Epic of Gilgamesh in graphic animation.

 

Homework:

Watch an episode of Dragon's Den if you haven't seen it before

 

Decide which invention you will pitch and begin research

17

 

Research and prepare for the Mesopotamian Dragon's Den

 

BYO device for research!

 

 

18

Mesopotamian Dragon's Den

 

Pitch your Mesopotamian invention to the Dragons for everlasting fame and glory

 

Journal:

What was the most significant innovation of Mesopotamia?

Reflect on what made your pitch successful or unsuccessful.

What would you do differently?

19

Egypt

 

Crash Course:Ancient Egypt

 

Start Egypt - Who was the Greatest Pharaoh

 

How do you decide?

March Madness!

 

Criteria for Greatness

September 22

 

Greatest Pharaoh

Find your Pharaoh

Lab 107

Choose your top 5 for tomorrow

 

23

Pharaohs assigned

 

Class determines 

Criteria for Success

 

Quiz Game! Could you become a citizen of ancient Egypt?

24

Greatest Pharaoh

 

Research using Easybib - notes from 3 sources

 

Lab 214

25

Class determines 

Criteria for Success

 

Greatest Pharaoh

Begin preparing your persuasive arguments

 

List of Pharaohs Assigned

26

Greatest Pharaoh 

 Research Goal - all done research by end period

List of Pharaohs Assigned

September 29

 

Greatest Pharaoh

Prepare arguments

September 30

 

Greatest Pharaoh

Peer Review Day:Instructions

October 1

 

Greatest Pharaoh

Tournament Begins Today!

 

Sudden Death Tournament Vote based on Success Criteria and Greatness Criteria

2

Greatest Pharaoh

Rounds 2 and 3

 

March Madness FINAL ROUND

3

Greatest Pharaoh

All research and reflections due today

 

 

October 6

 

Ottawa Swordplay - Guest Speaker Craig Shackleton on using primary source evidence.

 

 

7

 

Class Timeline - Presenting and voting on significance - Compose a tweet for your person/event/development.

 

Use significance criteria hashtag eg. #revealsthepast.

 

Class votes on most significant events.

8

 

Finish voting on the most significant events of Unit 1

 

The Classical World

 

Unit Assignment:

Classical Studies Conference

 

Crash Course Persians and Greeks

What is the Question, Thesis and Evidence?

 

9

 

Discuss Crash Course Persians and Greeks in small groups

 

Compare to Horrible Histories

 

Classical Studies Conference

 

10

 

PD Day

no school 

October 13

 

Thanksgiving - No School

14

Criteria for a good presentation/video

 

Watch History Teachers Greek videos (especially Crete) and Horrible Histories (esp. woman festival)

 

Discuss and analyze - is there a question, thesis and evidence? Which Historical Thinking Concept are they using?

 

Criteria for a good inquiry question

15

 

Greece - generate research questions - write down 3 in your journal - what makes them good questions?

 

 

 

 

 

16

 

Rome Crash Courses:

Empire or Republic?

 

Begin Timeline of Greece and Rome

 

17

Complete timeline of Greece and Rome

 

Rome Crash Course: Judaism to Constantine

 

Speed Dating to develop a variety of inquiry questions.

October 20

 

Develop your topics and questions for the Classical Studies Conference

 

 - Use a Historical Thinking Concept approach

Criteria for a good research question

 

Enter your question in the spreadsheet

 

Homework: Preliminary research. Set up your project on Easybib and share with me and group members

 

21

Second Floor computer cart

 

Classical Studies Conference

Edit your question in the spreadsheet as needed.

 

 Set up your project on Easybib and share with me and group members

 

Resources: 

Greece Crash Courses:

Persians and Greeks

Alexander the Great?

Greece: Lectures

 

Rome Crash Courses:

Empire or Republic?Terms/viewing guide

Judaism to Constantine

Rome:Lectures

 

22

Second Floor computer cart 

 

Classical Studies Conference

Edit the spreadsheet as needed.

 

 

23

Classical Studies Conference

 

Peer Review Day - Bring in your (mostly) completed work

 

Second Floor computer cart

 

Edit the spreadsheet as needed.

 

24

 

Classical Studies Conference

 

Last day to revise/prepare

October 27

 

Classical Studies Conference Day 1

 

 

28

Classical Studies Conference Day 2

29

Library

Find a book for the Non-Fiction Book Report

 

 

30

Asian Civilizations

 

Explore sources - find something interesting in the print resoures

31

Readings: Exploring Sources about Ancient Asia

November 3

 

Finish Exploring Sources about Ancient Asia

4

Read your book

Assessment Tracking and Mid-Term Reflection

 

5

Watch Crash Course: Indus Valley

 

Identify the thesis, evidence and subtopics

6

Watch Crash Course: Buddha and Ashoka

7

Good Friday

No School

November 10

 

Easter Monday No School

11

Ancient China

Watch Crash Course Confucianism

 

 

 

12

The Mongols Crash Course

 

Questions - sticky note activity

13

Put your questions in the spreadsheet

 

Goal: Complete Step 1 of the Ancient Asia Photo Essay

14

 

Goal: Complete Step 2 of the Ancient Asia Photo Essay

 

 

November 17

 

Goal: Complete Step 3 of the Ancient Asia Photo Essay

18

 

Goal: Complete Step 4 of the Ancient Asia Photo Essay

19

 

Finish working on the Ancient Asia Photo Essay

 

 

20

 

Presentations of the Ancient Asia Photo Essay

21

 

Presentations of the Ancient Asia Photo Essay

 

November 24

Finish presentations

Complete reflections in journal

25

Add to timeline - events for Ancient Asia

 

26

Read chapter on African Kingdoms

 

27

African Kingdoms

Crash Course: Mansa Musa

Read your section of jigsaw 

28

Finish African Kingdoms jigsaw

 

Non-Fiction Book Club Discussions

Choose 2 questions to discuss

 

Journal: 2 things I learned about African Kingdoms, 1 research question

 

December 1

Islam and Medieval

 

Intro to Summative #1 - Leaders and Legacies

 

 

2

Islam and Medieval

 

Your questions

 

The Dark Ages Lectures - Byzantines and Western Europe

 

HW: Examine slides

Western Europe in the High Middle Ages Lecture and take notes

 

3

Islam and Medieval

 

The Rise of Islam

Islam: Crash Course

Question: Why So Popular?

 

Islam Jigsaw readings

4

Islam and Medieval

 

Finish Islam Jigsaw

 

Medieval Lives - The Peasant - What is the stereotype? What is the evidence?

 

Begin planning for Medieval Feast

5

 

 

Medieval Feast Plan check

Begin Summative

 

World History Speed Dating!

 

Brainstorm research questions for the each civilization

December 8

 

 

 

9

 

Building the Great Cathedrals

 

What does this tell us about Medieval Society? What can we learn from these builders?

 

 

10

Work on Summative

 

Set up Easybib and enter

Research Question and subtopics 

 

Begin research - using notecards

Netbooks in class

11

Work on Summative

 

World Legacies Summative 

 

Use notecards - should have 2-3 done minimum today

 

Library

 

12

Book Report DUE

 

Work on Summative

 

Netbooks in class

 

Notecards from 5-6 sources today

December 15

Work on Summative

 

Netbooks in class

 

All research (notecards) done today (6-8 sources)

 

Organize outline

16

Work on Summative

 

Lab 215

 

 Write essay

17

Work on Summative

 

Library - for printing!

18

Summative #1

Essay Due

Printed on paper with title page, bibliography, appendices and a staple!

 

 

19

 

American Civilizations: Maya, Inca, Aztecs

 

Mayan Civilization

Questions:

What can we learn from ancient peoples?

How do we know what we know about the past?

 

 

Video: Cracking the Mayan Code (PBS, 56 minutes)

 

Examine The Mayan Jaguar - add to your thinksheet

 

Ms Collishaw's Travel Blog

December 22

Holidays

Holidays Holidays Holidays Holidays

December 29

Holidays

Holidays Holidays Holidays Holidays

January 5

Aztec Civilization

Questions:

What can we learn from ancient peoples?

How do we know what we know about the past?

 

add to yourthinksheet

 

Video: In Search of History - The Aztec Empire (History Channel, 42 minutes)

 

 Ms Collishaw's Travel Blog

 

6

Inca Civilization

Questions:

What can we learn from ancient peoples?

How do we know what we know about the past?

 

add to yourthinksheet

 

 Video: Macchu Picchu: Road to the Sky (Discovery, 45 minutes)

 

 

Ms Collishaw's Travel Blog

7

 

Work on either

a) Research Essay

 

b) Medieval Feast

Share research with me on Easybib. Use notecards to take notes

 

Laptop cart

 

Ms Collishaw's Travel Blog

8

 

Work on either

a) Research Essay

 

b) Medieval Feast

Share research on Easybib

 

 

Laptop Cart

 

Ms Collishaw's Travel Blog

9

 

Field Trip Aviation museum D-Day ceremony

with Ms. Pannell-Barrett and Ms. Thibault

 

Ms Collishaw's Travel Blog

January 12

 

Work on either

a) Research Essay

 

b) Medieval Feast

Share research on Easybib

 

 

Laptop Cart

 

13

 

 Giant World Timeline

Bring colourful markers!

 

Secondary summative date - you know who you are!

 

Medieval Feast preparations

14

 

Prepare for Medieval Feast

 

Laptop Cart

15

 

Prepare for Feast

 

Laptop cart

16

 

Medieval Feast

 

January 19

 

Prepare for Interviews

 

 

20

21

22

Summative #2 Interviews

23

Last Day of Classes

Summative #2 Interviews

January 26

Period 1 Exams

 

Summative #2 Interviews

 

Interview Times

 

 

27

Period 2 Exams

28

Period 3 Exams

29

Period 4 exams

30

Last Day of Exams

 

Plan 2013

 

 

 


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