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AP World History Assignments term 6/7 2009/2010

Week 1 and 2 August 24-September 3LessonStudents will learn how to outline the chapters starting with chapter one in class. Students will learn about the origins of agriculture and the agricultural revolution of man in the first five key locations of Egypt, China, Mesopotamia, India and Mesoamerica. SW also learns about the developments of new civilizations in the Eastern and Western hemispheres from 2200-250 BCE. Finally, SW discusses the civilizations of the Mediterranean and Middle East from 2000-500 BCE. Next students learn to compare/contrast the social, economic, political, military and technological innovations and deficits in each civilization. SW will learn to identify and distinguish each continent, major states, major and lesser bodies of water.          Having Your Parents E-Mail Which They Should State:  Their Home and Work/Cell Numbers, Their E-Mail Address, and the Fact That They Have Read You Class Rules and Syllabus. Your Full Name and Class Period Must  Be On the Subject Line.Standard Assignments for Every Chapter/Unit #1-Homework assignment is the following and required for each chapter/unit: Your outline MUST state and answer the summary questions at the beginning of each chapter. This is worth a Homework Grade.   #2-Homework assignment is the following and required for each chapter/unit: is to define all terms on pages at the end of the chapter. This is worth a Homework Grade.   #3-Homework assignment is the following and required for each chapter/unit: Create an excel spreadsheet which highlights the key states (countries), technological, social, political, military and economic development/achievements.  This is worth a home work Grade.   #4 Chapter/Unit Exams.  This is worth an Exam Grade.#5 Essays: Document Based Questions, Change and Continuity Over Time and Comparison and Contrast. Each type of essay has a unique writing style that will be taught and must be adhered to by students. The one commonality in each essay is an introductory and conclusion paragraph with a clear thesis statement which addresses what you plan on writing in your essay’s body.  This is worth a Double Exam Grade.#6 SSR- Silent Sustained Reading from select passages in your textbook. This is worth a Class Work Grade.GRADING SCALE                                                                     GRADE DIVISION IN CLASSA-90 AND ABOVE                                                                   HOMEWORK          30%                                         B+87-89.999                                                                           TEST                            30%B-80-86                                                                                   ESSAY                     30%C+77-79                                                                                   CLASS WORK            10%C-70-76            D+67-69D-60-66                                                             For chapters 2 and 3- A) all students will submit an outline covering chapters 2 and 3 by Wed August 26th. Your outline MUST state and answer the summary questions at the beginning of each chapter (pages 38 and 62 for this assignment). This is your 2nd homework grade. B) Homework assignment #2 is the following and required for each chapter: is to define all terms on pages 35, 60 and 92. All homework is due on September 3rd. Remember extra credit is earned for typing the terms and keeping them together in one file/on one flash drive like a running dictionary.  If you choose to write the terms you must keep them compiled in a single notebook. C) Homework assignment # 3 is the following and required for each chapter:D)Your excel chart for these three chapters and must all chapters to follow must include all of the following: time period, location, technological accomplishments, social and artistic accomplishments, military and economic accomplishments, other.   Chart due on September 3rdE) SSR for the week pages 21/22 (1-3), 33 (why is this significant), and 48-50 (1-5).  F) Exam on Unit/Part One Thursday September 3, 2009 Exam grade 1For these chapters there are a total of 6 grades you should have earned.Week 2 and 3 September 4-September 11A) Students will turn in an outline for chapters 4, 5, 6 and 7 on Tuesday September 8, 2009. Homework Your first document based question is due on September7, 2009. It must be typed and in accordance with the guidelines taught in class. This counts as a double exam grade.LessonsStudents will learn further information about Greece from its Dark Ages, to wars w/Persia, internal conflict, rise of Alexander the Great. SW will also learn about the rise of the Persian Empires rise and fall, the impact of Hellenism in both Greece and Persia. SW discuss the rise of Rome from the myth to reality. SW will discuss the rise off China from 7,000 BCE-600 CE. SW Compare and Contrast the political, economic and technological advents of the Chinese and Roman civilizations.                                                                                                                                                             B) Create excel chart related to China and Rome for homework grade # 5 due on Thursday September 10, 2009.C) Homework students will add vocabulary words on pages 132 and 161 to your homework dictionary. This is due on Friday September 11, 2009. D) SSR 106-108 (1-5), SSR 142-143 (1-3) and 148-149 (why is this significant). E)Test on Unit 2 Chapters 3 and 4 on Friday September 11, 2009.There are 6 assignments to be graded for these chapters.Week 4 September 14-18A) Unit 3 chapters 6 and 7 outline is due on Monday September 14, 2009. Make sure you state and respond to the questions on pages 164 and 188. B) Your second document based question is due on September 15, 2009.  It must be typed and in accordance with the guidelines taught in class.C) SSR pages 179/181 (why significant on 179 and 1-4 for 180-181) and 195/197 (1-3). Due on September 17, 2009D) Homework is all vocabulary on pages 186 and 208 added to your dictionary. Due on September 18, 2009 E) Create excel program using guidelines from previous assignments.  Due on September 18, 2009F) Test on Unit 3 Chapters 6 and 7 on Friday September 18, 2009There are 6 grades this week.LessonStudents will discuss Indian history from 2000BCE-600CE. SW look at the foundations of the Dravidian, Indus River Valley and Aryan civilizations. SW learn about the rise of Hinduism and its role in the caste system, also the rise and impact of Buddhism, Jainism, the Mauryan and Gupta Empires. SW also learn about the early Malay/Chinese civilizations developments.  Next SW discuss the communication and trade networks from 300BCE-600CE along the Silk Road, Sahara, Sub-Saharan and Indian Ocean routes. There are 6 assignments to be graded this week.Week 5/6 September 21-30A) The outlines of chapters 8 and 9 are due on September 21. State and answer questions on pages 214 and 238.  B) Homework is all vocabulary on pages 186 and 208 added to your dictionary.C) Create excel program using guidelines from previous assignments. D) Test on Unit 3 Chapters 6 and 7 on Friday September 18, 2009There are 4 grades this week.Students will learn about the Bedouin people of Arabia, the presence of Jews and polytheist on the peninsula and the rise of Islam. SW see how and why Islam spread the conflict between the Sunni and Shia, the rise of the Umayyad and Abbasid Caliphate. SW will discuss the emergence of Christian societies in Europe 600-1200. SW look at the Byzantine Empire rise, social and cultural achievements, and the role of the empire played in the Great Schism in Christianity. Next students will discuss the Early Medieval Period, the rise to power of the Roman Catholic Church, conflicts in the late Medieval Period and changes in technology. Finally, SW look at the rise of Kievan Russia, also we will look at the Crusades from the Christian and Muslim POV.There are 4 grades this week.Week 6/7 October 1-9, 2009A) Your third document based question is due on September 27, 2009. It must be typed and in accordance with the guidelines taught in class.  This counts as a double test grade.B) Students will turn in chapter 10-11 outlines on Monday October 5, 2009. Question on pages 266 and 290 must be stated and answered in your outlines.C) SSR Pages 270-271(1-3), 286 and 312 why significant. D) Homework add vocabulary from pages 288 and 316 to your dictionary.  E) Create a excel chart of each major state/empire in accordance with previous guidelines.F) Unit ___ chapter 10 and 11 Test on October 2, 2009.  Students will discuss key factors of China’s Tang Empire 618-755. They would look at the importance of Buddhism, the Grand Canal construction, impact of the plague. SW look at the rivals for power in China and Inner Asia, the resulting social and religious tumults. SW will learn about the collapse of the Tang, significance of East and SE Asian kingdoms of the: Japanese, Song, Jin, Korgo, Annam, and Champa. Students will catch up on the classical culture and society of Mesoamerica and compare it to the post-classical period. SW learn about the northern peoples, Andean civilizations and the impact of each on the Americas.There are 6 grades this week.A Vocabulary and persons matching exam from Chapters 1-11 on October 9, 2009. Week 8 October 12-16, 2009A) Chapters 12-13 outlines are due on Monday October 9, 2009. Questions on pages 322 and352 must be stated and answered in your outlines. B) First Comparison Contrast essay is due on Tuesday October 10, 2009. This must be typed and will count as a double exam grade.C) SSR 326-327 (1-3), 344 why significant, 362-363 (1-3) and 368 why significant. D) Homework add all vocabulary from pages 350 and 378 to your dictionary. This is due on October 16, 2009.E) Exam on Unit 4 chapters 12 and 13 Exam is on Monday October 19th, 2009. SW learn about the rise of the Mongols, their creation of the Khanates. SW see how vast the Mongol influence was from the island of Java, to China to the Middle East to Russia. SW learn about the interaction between the Mongols and locals and how Mongol dominance of Eurasia was broken in the 15th century. Next SW delves into the tropical lands and peoples of North Africa and Asia. They will look at the significance of the Indian Ocean trade from the 13th to the 16th centuries and how Islam was brought into these areas via trade and its impact. There are 5 assignments worth 6 grades this weekWeek 9/10 October 19-26, 2009A) Outline of chapter 14 and 15 outlines typed with the questions on pages ____ and ____ stated and answered in it. Due on Tuesday October B) Second Comparison/Contrast essay is due on Tuesday October 20th, 2009.  This essay counts as two test grades as well as the Essay Question for your Midterm Exam.C) SSR 391-393 (1-3), 394 Why significant, 428-429 (1-4) and 423 Why significant. This is your 8th class work grade.D) Homework add all terms from pages 407 and 436 to your dictionary. This is due on October 23, 2009. E) Exam for chapters 14 and 15 will be on Monday October 26, 2009. This LessonSW learn about the rural growth and peasant crisis in Europe. SW will see how the Black Plague destroyed western and central Europe. SW look at the urban revival in Europe during the 15th and 16th centuries. Then SW discuss the development of trading networks, the guild system, renewed interest in learning, the arts and humanism (the renaissance) Next students will look as new monarchies in Europe, unification on the Iberian Peninsula and the 100 years wars. SW learn about the maritime revolution from 1400-1500. We will look at Zheng He’s voyages, voyages of the Vikings. Finally, look at the Amerindian evolution to this time period and the motivators for European exploration.No excel assignment this week. There are 5 assignments worth 6 grades this week.90 Minute exam reviews tomorrow. I only answer a valid historical question related to chapters 1-15 that you ask.Midterm ExamWeek 1/2 November 2-10, 2009A) Students will turn in their outlines of Chapters 16, 21 and 22 on Monday November 2, 2009. B) SSR pages 460-461 (1-3), 606-607 (1-4), 624-625 (1-4). Due on November 6, 2009C) Homework: Add vocabulary from pages 468, 616 and 640 to your dictionary. Due November 9, 2009D) Diagram or Excel chart of key civilizations, people and events in all three chapters. Due on November 9, 2009E) Exam on chapters 16, 21 and 22 will be on Monday November 9, 2009. F) Third Comparison/contrast essay due on 11-10-09. There are 6 assignments worth 7 grades this week.LessonStudents will discuss the transformation that impacted Europe from 1500-1750 in terms of culture, new ideas, social and economic life, political innovations, the scientific revolution, warfare and diplomacy.Next students will learn about the revolutionary changes in Europe from 1750-1850. The events which will be the underlying causes of the 18th century crisis. The American Revolution, French Revolution, Haitian Revolution, Congress of Vienna, Nationalism and Reform Movements.Finally, students will discuss the early industrial revolution from 1760-1851. Causes of the Industrial Revolution, the technological revolution, impact of the industrial revolution, new economic and political ideas and limits ion industrialization worldwide.There are 6 grades this week.Week 2/3 November 11-18, 2009A-Students will turn in their outline of Chapters 17, 18 and 23. The outline must state and respond to questions on pages 470, 500 and 644. Due on November 11, 2009B-SSR pages 482-483 (1-3), 523-524 (1-4) and 652-652 (1-4). Due on November 17, 2009.C-Homework students will add all of the vocabulary on pages 498, 526 and 676 to their dictionary. Due on November 18, 2009.D-Excel spreadsheet highlighting the civilizations, people and events for these chapters due on November 18, 2009 E-Exam on the contents of Chapters 17, 18 and 23 are due on November 18, 2009.LessonStudents will discuss the diversity of the Americas colonial society from 1530-1770 by discussing the Colombian Exchange, similarities and differences in Spanish, French, Portuguese and English colonies. Students will learn about the Atlantic System 1550-1800. The role of the plantation system in the West Indies, creation of the Atlantic economy, impact of slavery on Africa and the impact of Islam on slavery.Finally, students will learn about nation building and economic transformation in the Americas 1800-1900. Next we will look at the Latin American Independence Movement, problems of regionalism ion North and South America and the challenges of social and economic change in both regions.There are 5 grades this week.Week ¾ November 19-24, 2009                A-Outline of chapter 19 and 20 are due on November 19, 2009. Outline must state and have responses to questions on pages 528 and 556.B-First CCOT essay (typed) is due today. Essay must follow previously taught parameters. Due on November 20, 2009.C-Homework, students will add the vocabulary from pages 554 and 582 to their dictionary. Due on November 24, 2009.D- Students will complete an excel program which highlights the key civilizations, people and events. Due on November 24, 2009E-Exam on chapters 19 and 20 on November 24, 2009There are 4 assignments worth 5 grades this week.LessonStudents will learn about SW Asia and the Indian Ocean Regions from 1500-1750. They will learn about the development of the Ottoman Empire, the Safavid Empire, the Mughal Empire and the maritime world under Islam during this period. Then Students will discuss events in Northern Eurasia. We will focus on the Japanese reunification and the Tokogawa Shogunate and their relations with the Europeans. Also, China during the late Ming and early Qing dynasties, their relations with Europe and finally, Russian expansion, consolidation and modernization. There are 5 grades this week.Week 5 November 30-December 4, 2009A-Outline of chapters 24 and 25 is due on Monday November 30, 2009. Outline must state and have a response to the questions on pages 678 and 706.B-SSR 701 (1-3) and 720-721 (1-3) due on November 3, 2009C- Homework, students will add the vocabulary from pages 704 and 733 to their dictionary. Due on December 4, 2009.D-Exam on chapters 24 and 25 on Friday December 4, 2009.LessonStudents will learn about the land empires in the age of imperialism 1800-1870. Students will compare and contrast the Ottoman, Russian and Qing Empires. We will look at the power, roles of wars played in the ebb and flow in each empire. Students will discuss the changes and exchanges in China between the European powers. Conflict between the European powers in Africa and the impact of “legitimate” trade there.  Next students will delve into the British control of India and the rest of its eastern empire, colonization in Oceania and the renewed practice of indentured servitude.No excel this week. There are 4 grades this week.Week 6 December 7-11, 2009A-Outline of chapters 26 and 27 due on Monday December 11, 2009. Outline must have the questions listed on pages 738 and 768 stated and responded to.B- CCOT essay #2 is due on December 9, 2009C-Homework add vocabulary from chapters 26 and 27 to your dictionary. Due on December 11, 2009.D-Exam on chapters 26 and 27 is on December 11, 2009No excel this week. There are 4 assignments worth 5this week.Week 7 December 14-18, 2009 A-Outline of chapters 28 and 29 due on December 14, 2009. Outlines must state the questions and a response to each question located on pages 796 and 828. B-Create an excel spread sheet which highlights the key civilizations, people and accomplishments related to these chapters. This is due on December 16, 2009. C-Homework students will add the vocabulary from chapters 28 and 29 to their dictionary. Due on December 18, 2009.D-SSR 818-819 (1-4 and 834-835 (1-5) Due on December 17, 2009E-Exam on Chapters 28 and 29 on December 18, 2009.There are 5 grades this week.LessonStudents will discuss the crisis of imperial order 1900-1929 as it relates to the crisis in Europe and the Middle East and the underlying cause of the Great War. Students will go through the major events during and after WWI. They will also look at the divergent paths China and Japan took during this era. Also, SW look at the new Middle East and the mandate system, Ataturk role in the rise of the new and improved Turkey. Also, they will look at issues concerning Palestine and the technological, industrial and environmental changes in the 1920’s. Next students will look at the rise of Mussolini in Italy, Stalin in Russia, Franco in Spain and Hitler in Germany, the conditions that allowed each to rise and the changing face of warfare. Week 8 January 4-12, 2010A-Outline stating and answering the questions on pages 858, 886, 916 and 948 must be included in your outline. Due on January 4, 2010. Worth a double homework grade.B-CCOT # 3 is due on January 6, 2010. Must follow previously established guidelines. C- Homework Students will add the vocabulary terms from pages 880, 914, 946 and 972 from chapters 30, 31, 32 and 33 to their dictionary. Due on January 11, 2010No Excel sheet dueD-Exam on chapters 30, 31, 32 and 33 due on January 12, 2010There are 4 assignments worth 6 grades this weekReview on 1-13-2006Final Exams 1/14 and 1/15.Students will learn about the struggle for independence in India, Africa and Latin America. In India SW learn about the Hindu/Muslim conflict and its role in the independence movement and the eventual partition of South Asia. SW look at the opposing POV’s, rise of Gandhi and other in India and the non-violence movement. Next students will look into the negative reaction to American interference in Mexican politics, as well as political changes in several South American states. Students will go through the key factors in WWII, rise of supranational institutions and the factors behind the polarization of states. The Marshall Plan, NATO, Warsaw Pact, COMECON and others will be discussed. Students will learn how the nuclear age came into being, the rise of the cold war and its long-term effects. Students will see how major nonaligned states made it through the cold war. Students will briefly review the end of the cold war, economic changes, and technological development
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