Objectives for English10/15 through 10/30
At the end of this time, students should be able to:
ü identify correlative and coordinating conjunctions in sentences.
ü identify subordinating conjunctions and explain their role in complex sentences.
ü differentiate between independent and dependent clauses.
ü differentiate between simple, compound, and complex sentences.
ü write examples of simple, compound, and complex sentences.
ü define and identify the parts of speech for each of the following words using dictionaries and context clues from Call of the Wild: intimated, vicarious, malignant, solidarity, paradox, obdurate, lugubriously, slovenly, superfluous, callous, antagonist, pertinacity, carnivorous, infinitesimal, and void.
ü answer basic comprehension questions about the events in Call of the Wild.
Objectives for World History I
10/16 through 10/28
· use the history glossary to find and learn definitions for the following words from Chapter 5: myth, oracle, epic, fable, drama, tragedy, comedy, philosophy, philosopher, Sophist, Socratic method, legacy, Hellenistic Era, Epicureanism, Stoicism, astronomer, plane geometry, and solid geometry
· identify the main Greek gods and goddesses, describe their functions, and explain their relationships with one another
· produce a poster describing a specific god or goddess
· explain some of the main religious beliefs of the ancient Greeks
· identify the great writers of ancient Greece and describe their writings
· describe the kinds of visual arts pursued by the ancient Greeks
· identify the most important Greek philosophers, explain their main ideas, and describe their contributions to the world
· explain the relationship between Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle
· identify Philip II and his impact on both Macedonia and Greece
· explain how Alexander was so effective as a leader
· describe why Alexander’s empire didn’t last
· identify some famous Greek writers during the Hellenistic Era
· describe the differences between the two most important philosophies during the Hellenistic Era
· identify some famous Greek scientists and mathematicians and describe their contributions to the world