Mrs. Gish's World History I

Welcome to Landstown High School! I'm Mrs. Gish and look forward to our class this year! I will see you in room 308 either 1A, 2A, or 4A.

Required Materials:

  • Pen and/or a pencil
  • Three-ring binder with an ample supply of notebook paper
  • Colored pencils/Markers optional

Click on the link below to find your classroom expectations:

http://userfiles.educatorpages.com/userfiles/daniellegish/WorldHistoryI/Class Procedures_LHS_2012_13_final.pdf

9/4: It was a pleasure meeting you all today.  Please remember to get your class supplies and get your classroom expectations signed (this is your first homework assignment).

9/6: Intro to Geography! We reviewed the class expectations and I collected the homework.  We took notes on Mapping Skills and studied examples. Here are a copy of the notes in case you missed something --> http://userfiles.educatorpages.com/userfiles/daniellegish/WorldHistoryI/Geography Skills graphic organizer.pdf  Homework tonight: are your Mapping and Pre-History terms.  Remeber to use two column note taking and have a definition and a significance (why do you think the term is important) http://userfiles.educatorpages.com/userfiles/daniellegish/WorldHistoryI/geography_prehistory_terms.pdf  these are due on Sept. 18th.

9/10: Today we finished up mapping skills and began human origins notes. http://userfiles.educatorpages.com/userfiles/daniellegish/WorldHistoryI/Human Origins in Africa graphic organizer.pdf we also watched a 15 mins video clip and had a class discussion about the video. Homework tonight: are your Mapping and Pre-History terms. Remeber to use two column note taking and have a definition and a significance (why do you think the term is important) http://userfiles.educatorpages.com/userfiles/daniellegish/WorldHistoryI/geography_prehistory_terms.pdf these are due on Sept. 18th. Your geography and prehistory test is also on Sept. 18th. 

9/12: Human origns day 2.  We finished up Human origin notes http://userfiles.educatorpages.com/userfiles/daniellegish/WorldHistoryI/Human Origins Day Part 2.ppt; and Paleolitc man warm http://userfiles.educatorpages.com/userfiles/daniellegish/WorldHistoryI/Paleolithic Man Practice_warmup.pdf; After notes we split into groups and worked on researching the 5 characteristics of a civilization. Homework tonight: are your Mapping and Pre-History terms. Remeber to use two column note taking and have a definition and a significance (why do you think the term is important) http://userfiles.educatorpages.com/userfiles/daniellegish/WorldHistoryI/geography_prehistory_terms.pdf these are due on Sept. 18th. Your geography and prehistory test is also on Sept. 18th.

9/14: Test review day.  We finished our research of the 5 characteristics of a civilization.  We also presented what we found and filled in the following work sheet http://userfiles.educatorpages.com/userfiles/daniellegish/WorldHistoryI/Features of Civilization chart.doc; We also worked together as a class and discussed the Paleolithic v. Neolithic ages http://userfiles.educatorpages.com/userfiles/daniellegish/WorldHistoryI/The Dawn of History.pdf; We also had a test review.  Homework tonight: are your Mapping and Pre-History terms. Remeber to use two column note taking and have a definition and a significance (why do you think the term is important) http://userfiles.educatorpages.com/userfiles/daniellegish/WorldHistoryI/geography_prehistory_terms.pdf these are due next class. Your geography and prehistory test is also next class!

9/18: Test Day. Today we did a quick review and then took the Mapping and Prehistory test.  We also worked on a creative writing assignment.  Homework tonight: is to read over ch. 2 sect. 1 of your online textbook.