(Period 1) World History


Week of February 11, 2013

Monday-Growth of State Power (ch. 10)

Tuesday-Atlantic Empires (ch. 10)

Wednesday-Test, chapter 10

Thursday-Started chapter 11, Discussion of Ottoman Empire

Friday-Kagan activity on 5 empires from chapter 11 (Ottoman, Mughals, Ming/Qing, Tokugawa, Russia)


Week of February 4, 2013

Monday-Start Chapter 9,  Discussion of Maya

Tuesday-Inca & Aztec (ch. 9)

Wednesday-Kagan activity (4 art stations/team assignment)

Thursday-Test, chapter 9

Friday-Start chapter 10-First Global Age


Week of January 28, 2013

Monday-Begin chapter 8 West African Kingdoms (Ghana, Mali, Songhai)

Tuesday-Literacy Week door decoration, Gold for salt trade

Wednesday-Ibn Battuta, Mansa Musa, and travels in West Africa

Thursday-Won FIRST PLACE for door!  1st period wins a free pizza party!, Notebook Guide Activity, BBC 14 minute video on Timbuktu's libraries

Friday-Test, chapter 8


Week of January 21, 2013


Tuesday-Test, chapter 6, followed by vocabulary introduction for chapter 7

Wednesday-Start chapter 7 on early Chinese Empires (Xia, Shang, Qin dynasties)

Thursday-Confucian examinations, scholars to bureaucrats

Friday-Take home test on chapter 7


Week of January 14, 2013

Monday-Introduction to chapter 6:  Byzantine Empire.  The geographical/strategic advantages of Constantinople.

Tuesday-Byzantine Empire scavenger hunt/Seminole Lab

Wednesday-Justinian the Great

Thursday-History of Orthodox Christianity (Cyril and Methodius, Iconoclastic Controversy)

Friday-1/2 day


Week of January 7, 2012 

Monday-Start Chapter 5-Decline of Feudalism

Tuesday-Political changes (Magna Carta, Constintutions of Clarendon, murder of Thomas Becket)

Wednesday-Economic changes resulting from Black Death

Thursday-Military changes resulting from Hundred Years' War

Friday-Test, chapter 5


Week of December 17, 2012

Monday-Islamic Culture lecture

Tuesday-Mongol Empire and Marco Polo

Wednesday-Test, chapter 4



Week of December 10, 2012

Monday-Discussion of Asian religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism)

Tuesday-Seminole Lab, world religions cyber scavenger hunt

Wednesday-Test, chapter 3 on World Religions

Thursday-Start chapter 4

Friday-Discussion collapse of Rome/China/Gupta Empires; Notebook check


Week of December 3, 2012

Monday-Early River Valley Civilizations:  Mesopotamia & Egypt

Tuesday-Greece & Roman civilization

Wednesday-Test, Chapter 2

Thursday-Discussion of monotheistic religions (Judaism, Christianity, Islam)

Friday-Kagan activity, divided into 3 groups:  Questions tied to TCI visuals/questions for chapter 3; homework is to read pages 40-49.


Week of November 26, 2012

Monday-Bring index cards to class; Be sure that you have read chapter 1 in your textbook

Tuesday-In Gator lab creating TCI accounts and exploring online resources for textbook; Summary questions for chapter 1 online (graded)

Wednesday-Complete notebook covers and Student Handout on 5 Themes of World History; Reading strategies:  SQ3R

Thursday-Neolithic Revolution

Friday-Early River Valley Civilizations:  Mesopotamia & Egypt



Friday, November 16, 2012

Welcome to World History at Labelle High School!  I'm delighted to have you in my class this year. To get a head start for the first week of the new trimester, please . . .

-Read the article "Why Learn World History?" which you can find at http://worldhistoryforusall.sdsu.edu/shared/thinking.php

-You will need a 3 ring binder, notebook paper, 3 x 5 index cards, highlighters, blue/black pen

-Bring your excitement and enthusiasm!

I look forward to hitting the ground running on Monday, November 26!



Ms. Boyett