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CHM4E

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 Welcome to Adventures in World History!

Course outline                    Career and Post-Secondary Connections

 

Assessment Tracking CHM4E

 

Course Summative Project - Independent Research Project

 


 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

February 3

 

Course Outline

 

Survey - let's decide what we want to learn

 

What questions are important to us?

 

What makes and event Historically Significant?

4

Unit 1 Introduction and Archaeology

Finish: What makes and event Historically Significant?

 

 

What is civilization? Develop criteria

 

 

 

5

Otzi the Iceman - Read text and complete worksheet 1.4

 

Use Archaeology concept chart to record information about Otzi

 

You be the judge! Is there enough evidence for murder? Paragraph

6

Watch the rest of: 

Digging for the Truth: The Iceman Cometh

 

What were conditions like in the Alps for the team? How similar or different do you think that it was for Otzi?

 

Video:

Ice Mummies: Return of the Iceman

Take notes: 

What did the archaeologists learn from their investigation?

What do you think of their conclusions? Which conclusions do you think are most significant?

7

Finish video Ice Mummies: Return of the Iceman

Discuss questions

 

Complete worksheet 1.3 - artifact, non-artifact, feature

 

Complete You be the Judge

paragraph 1.5 and hand in

10

Read together Farmers and complete worksheet 1.2 and 1.3

11

Watch Stonehenge video

What do we know about Stonehenge?
What are some techniques of archaeology? 

12

Read Stonehenge topic together. Complete worksheet 1.2 and 1.3 together

Place Otzi, Farming and Stonehenge on class timeline

13

Mesopotamia

Watch video: Return to Eden.

See Videos 

 

Read together to page 18

Complete worksheet 1.8

Add to timeline

Complete Mesopotamia in 1.2 and 1.3

14

Complete Mesopotamia topic and Intro Unit:

 

3 Questions review

 

3 activities

1) Design a Flag

2) Develop Mapping Skills

3) Do Research

17

 

Family Day no school 

18

Finish Mesopotamia

Complete worksheets 1.8 - My hometown

and 1.2 and 1.3

 

Have your Say Paragraph 

19

Complete Have your Say paragraph.

 

Begin Work on Assignments for Unit 1

3 activities Choice of:

1) Design a Flag

2) Develop Mapping Skills

3) Do Research

 

 

20

Work on Assignments for Unit 1

3 activities

1) Design a Flag

2) Develop Mapping Skills

3) Do Research

 

21

 Assignments for Unit 1 DUE

3 activities

1) Design a Flag

2) Develop Mapping Skills

3) Do Research

 

Class Timeline - What are the significant events of Mesopotamia and the Stone Age?

 

February 24

Monuments

What makes a monument awe inspiring?
Establish Criteria and examine examples

 

25

Defining Monuments

Monuments vs. Structures

Destination Egypt: Pyramids

 

The Pyramids

K-W-L organizer

Find an answer to one of our questions

26

 

Video

Pyramids: NOVA - Secrets of Lost Empires

 

3-2-1 Organizer

27

Discuss our answers

 

Read Topic Pyramids

Complete: Think Like an Egyptian

 

 

28

The Colosseum

Why? What does it tell us?

Criteria for a modern sports facility - similarities and differences to Colosseum

 

Read Topic Colosseum together

March 3

How Civilized were the Romans?

Research with a Partner 

4

Share your research

Write the Ultimate Group paragraph

 

Gladiator - the Movie

 

5

Gladiator the Movie

6

Gladiator the Movie

7

PA Day No School

March 10

March Break No School

11

March Break No School

12

March Break No School

13

March Break No School

14

March Break No School

March 17

 

Great Wall of China

 

 

 

18

Notre Dame Cathedral

19

Vimy Ridge

20

Work on Unit Assignment

21

March 24


 

 

25

 

 

 

 

26

Pirates

 

27

 

 

 

28

 

 

March 31

Easter Monday

No School

April 1

 

2

 

 

3

 

4

 

April 7

 

 

8

9

 

10

 

11

 

Pirate Museum

 

April 14

 

Pirate Museum

15

 

Critical Thinking Day and Egale Presentation

 

 

 

16

Assassinations

Unit Questions

Do assassinations change history?

What are the causes and consequences of assassinations?

 

Topic 1 Defining Assassination

Two readings. Introduction to the two books

OR

17

Discuss Readings, complete some sections of assassins worksheet

 

Examine Definitions

Wikipedia

Pros vs. Amateurs

Ninja Video  - Who were they really?

Birth of the Assassins video

 

Just for fun

Ninja - Mythbusters episode 

 

Add to assassins worksheet

18

Good Friday

No School

 

April 21

Easter Monday

No School

 

22

Topic 2

Canada's Assassinations


Thomas D'Arcy McGee (20 minutes)

 

Pierre Laporte and the October Crisis (start at 1:15:21)

 

What were the causes and consequences?

Did these assassinations change history? Why or why not?

 

More info on October crisis on CBC Archives for your own research

23

Topic 3 

American Assassinations:

 

Presidents

Abraham Lincoln - John Wilkes Booth Behind the Assassin (2 minutes)

 

10 Things You Don't Know about Presidential Assassinations (43 minutes)

 

What were the Causes and Consequences of these assassinations?
Did they change history? 

24

American Civil Rights assassinations

Martin Luther King (45 minutes)

 

Malcolm X

Who Killed Malcolm X? (26 minutes)

Read a summary of his life and death (History Channel)

Read more: The Estate of Malcolm X

 

What were the Causes and Consequences of these assassinations?
Did they change history?

25

Assassination Investigation

 

Answer the questions:

What were the Causes and Consequences of this assassination?
Did it change history?

Prepare to share your results with the class

April 28

Assassination Investigation

Work period/research

Finish research for tomorrow

29

Assassination Investigation

Research check and peer review

30

Assassination Investigation

Share your results!

May 1

 

Myths and Early Religions

Examine books

 

 

 

2

 

Pre-literate religions - Rituals

Complete LM 7.2 Check Your Understanding

 

 

 

May 5

 Pick Your Own Totem! Collage and paragraph (optional) - List of Animals

 

Discuss 7.2 Check Your Understanding

 

Review Topic Questions (p. 132)

 

Complete 7.1 Myths and Early Religions Concept Chart

 

 

 

6

3rd floor mobile lab

 

Topic 2 - Ancient Egypt

Read and discuss captions

Taxidermy

 

Optional homework:Design your sarcophagus

Outline

Complete the Topic

Concept Chart

Activity:

Virtual Tour of Ancient Egypt(portable lab) complete the worksheet with a partner - finish for homework.

 

7

 

2nd floor laptop cart

 

 

Topic 3 Ancient Greek Religion

 

Read  and discuss captions

- modern expressions originating in Greek mythology

 

Video - Greek Gods overview

 

Investigate a god or godddess  (worksheet)

with a partner (portable lab)

British Museum  (Web source)

8

 

Review Topic questions

Complete Concept Chart

 

Topic 4 The Aztecs

 

In Search of History: The Aztec Empire - video 42 mins.

Homework:

Choose your hero myth and begin Analyze a Myth 

9

Complete the 

Concept Chart for Egyptians and Greeks

 

Read in pairs  

The Labours of Hercules (worsksheet) from 

 

 Perseus Digital Library (web source)

 

 

Complete Analyze a Myth for tomorrow.  Choose from myths available here

 

May 12

Share your Labour of Hercules

 

 

Continue Aztecs

Read Topic 4 - finish topic questions and complete concept chart

 

 

Analyze a Myth continue

 

Begin work on Writing your Myth 

Helpful websites:

Myths and Legends

Myths from around the world 

Myth writing workshop with Jane Yolen

13

 Read Topic 5 Norse 

 

Complete concept chart

 

Writing Your Myth

 

Helpful websites:

Myths and Legends

Myths from around the world 

 Myth writing workshop with Jane Yolen

14

 Writing your Myth

 

Helpful websites:

Myths and Legends

Myths from around the world 

 Myth writing workshop with Jane Yolen

15

Finish writing your myth

16

Artists' Cafe -Present your Myth

May 19

Victoria Day, No School

 

20

Introduce Summative - World Heritage Site

 

21

22

23

 

May 26 27 28 29

30

 

June 2

 

3

4

 

 

5

 

Summative research DUE

6

Students work on Summative Research Report on Googledocs. 

 

June 9

Summative Report DUE

Begin work on Creative Piece

10

Work on Summative Creative Piece

11

Work on Summative Creative Piece

12

Work on Summative Creative Piece

13

Present Summative Creative Piece

June 16

Present Summative Creative Piece

17

 

18

Good-Bye Party!

19

Exams

20

Exams

June 23

Exams

 24

Exams

25

Exams

26

PA Day

27

Commencement

10 am

 

         

Other Units

Black Music

Torture and Execution

Fashion

Health and Disease

Pirates

Assassins and Assassinations

Myths and Early Religions

 

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