Our great field trip and beautiful day was provided by our most wonderful Chaperones! Thank you! From Room 801
Research report due next Thursday/Friday--please share it with me and allow me to "edit" on Google Docs the night before the due date so it is here for grading!
Great Research Website: http://www.luminarium.org
We are working on several projects concurrently:
1) History Day (Medieval Day) is May 31st
Work on assembling your costumes at home--keep me updated
2) 4Worlds of History Research Project due May 23-24
3) Regular classwork/homework lessons (Scroll down to see HW
Explain Plague, Hundred Years' War, & Long Bow
Complete the "Cause and Effect Chart" due Monday
Continue to work on your research project--remember that you must include citations on each slide for your information and any pictures
May 14-15 Read pages 333-34; Essential Question 1--"How did the plague affect Europe of the 1300s?" Create a 4WH of the Plague
Medieval Shield (Periods 1, 2-6) due Thurs/Fri
Plague Notes (Power Point in class)
Research the "world" for your 4 worlds historical person. Take notes about your "world" only. Cite the website (full URL) where you've found that information. On Monday, you and your team will continue the research and begin creating your presentations. They are due on the 22/23 of this month.
(Per 1, 3, 5 Heraldic Shields (due Weds)
Read "The Plague Bacteria" worksheet; create a graphic organizer showing the cycle of the plague; write a short paragraph describing how the plague is spread; tell how the cycle can be broken.
Homework: Complete classwork if not done in class. Read pages 318-19 "The Plague" Answer Reading/Writing questions 1 & 2 (page 319) (Due Thurs/Fri)
Warm-up: What remedies do you use when you get sick?
Homework: Plan your costume for medieval day--research, sketch out your design, and list the steps you will need to take to get the supplies/create the costume. (due T/W)
5/2-3 (Collect Maps/Stamp Homework)
Warm-up: What did the Magna Carta do?
1. Cornell Notes (6 min) King John/Magna Carta
King John: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riUWuTpZfZ0
Magna Carta: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfAq0Lp-AmA
2. 65 "laws" of the Magna Carta
a) Review the 65 laws with your table group; select 2-3 that seem most valuable either then or now;
b) summarize them in your own words and share with the class.
c) was there any law that stood out as being wrong, useless, or wierd?
d) if we had to decide, was there one law that seems the most important or right and that is or needs to be in place today.
3. End of Year project--new "homeroom groups"--select the historic person on whom your group will research. This weekend familiarize yourself with the person through casual research--we will confirm your group choice on Monday and detail the project. Decide what type of presentation you will do as a group.
Decide which area of the person's life each group member will research (e.g. one person will look at the political world, while another will look at the economic world, etc.)--We'll go into detail on Monday.
Homework (due Monday 5/13)
"Pre-search" Learn about your historical person--do a quick research to meet him/her--come to class on Monday knowing a little about who your person was and why he/she is famous today. Be ready to finalize your topic choice on Monday. More details to come...
Quick Quiz on Monday--(closed notes)
Study your notes for Chapter 9, Lessons 1-3 (Geography/Feudalism/Daily Life) and Chapter 10 Lessons 1, 2, & 4(Church/Crusades/Parliament)
Warm-up: “Can a written document such as the Magna Carta truly control a king? Why/Why not? (5 minutes/share answers)
Classwork: Reader’sTheater—enact the play “The Barons Confront King John” (p347)
Discussthe reasons the barons had for drawing up the Magna Carta?
What would havehappened if King John had refused to sign it?
Why did King John sign it in the end?
Write Cornell Notes for “Review” Questions (on pages 342/343/345)
Summarize Lesson 4 with a Graphic Organizer
Homework: Due Thursday
Read “The Hundred Years’ War” pages 335-336
Answer EQ 2 and Review Question (CN style)
Answer Who were the key figures of the Hundred Years’ War?
Warm-up: Can anything be done to limit a bad king's power?
CN: Define Terms and Names (p341)
CN: Answer Essential Questions 1-3
CN: Main Idea Questions 3-7 (p 345)
4/25-26 (Additional Homework)
1. Watch each video (2 minutes each)
2. Write a summary about castles answering the following questions:
a) What was the purpose of a Medieval Castle?
b) What were the defenses of a Medieval Castle?
Watch: The Crusades (in 5 minutes)
Warm-up: List 3-5 things you Now know about the Crusades. (Really KNOW!)
Classwork: Video (above)--Cornell Notes/What you Know/What you Learned
Project discussion--Google Presentation "The Third Crusade"
Map: Crusades early_crusades.jpg (finish as homework; use pp 327-28)
Philosophical Chairs: Were the Crusades necessary for Europeans?
Label, color, and illustrate the kingdoms, cities, bodies of water, and crusade routes. Illustrate the borders with pictures/scenes that represent the time period and the Crusades. (Show what you know).
Map due Monday--
Warm-up: What were the main reasons for the Crusades?
Pros & Cons--each person at your desk take an opposite side to argue--
1) List as many reasons as you can why the crusades were good and necessary. (Christian/Crusader/Pope's POV)
2) List as many reasons as you can why the crusades were bad and unecessary. (Muslim/Jew/Other POV)
"The Church" medievalchurch.pdf (complete as homework)
Warm-up: Why did Henry IV argue with the Pope? What was the result of the disagreement? (see p 323)
Classwork: Read pages 328-29 "The Crusades" answer EQ 2
Homework: Read pages 329-30 "The Crusades" answer EQ 3
Warm-up: Read "Growth of Monasteries" page 295
What role did the monastery play in Medieval Europe?
Film Notes: Religion in Medieval Europe CN-Religion-in-Medieval-Europe.doc
Watch film here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ra2t3S8jp8w
Homework: Crusades "Battle for Palestine" Read pages 327-28/CN for EQ 1 only.
Warm-up: Explain how feudalism influenced
Class discussion: Manor Life (page 305)
Read pp 321-323
CN for EQ 1-3
Draw Church's Power Pyramid (LS) see page 322
Warm-up: What did it take to become a knight?
Cornell Notes: Define (feif, manor, knight, chivalry, guild); Read pages 298-302, Answer Essential Questions 1-3; Do the graphic organizer on page 298 (left side of today's notes) comparing Manor and Town.
Homework: Finish today's work
Warm-up: Why did Feudalism start?
Class Lesson: CN-A-History-of-the-Middle-Ages-Film-Notes.pdf
*Read pages 293-97
*Read Heading Notes
*Essential Questions 2-3
*Re-read notes and write a summary for (Feudal System & Society/A History of Middle Ages)
Warm-up: How did the European landscape encourage people to settle there? (use your notes/book p291)
Read Class Lesson: Feudal-System-and-Society.pdf
Take Cornell Notes on the Lesson above: "Feudal Society/Political Structure"
Video: Feudal structure--http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCPp7XWZfHo
No Homework--EXCEPT--complete any of our recent notes for April 8, 9, 10 if not finished.
KWL: Write what you "know" about Medieval Europe and what you "want" to know (RS IN).
Cornell Notes: Title "Geography of Medieval Europe" (Chapter 9.1/pp 291-92)
1. What is the topography like?
2. What major oceans are near Europe?
3. What is the climate and vegetation like?
4. What are the major waterways?
Homework due Tues/Weds:
Finish Geography notes above if not completed in class
Japanese Monsho (See past homework)
Medieval Europe Title Page with color and illustrations (Left Side of Notebook opposite KWL chart).