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World History Journal

World History Journal. 3 rd Six Weeks 2013. Warm-up November 6-7. Romans were said to be willing to pay as much as a pound of gold for a pound of silk! . WH(4) Analyze how the Silk Road facilitated the spread of ideas and trade. .

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World History Journal

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  1. World History Journal 3rd Six Weeks 2013

  2. Warm-up November 6-7 Romans were said to be willing to pay as much as a pound of gold for a pound of silk! WH(4) Analyze how the Silk Road facilitated the spread of ideas and trade. Read “Trade Networks” on page 185. The Silk Road developed to carry silk and other valuable trade goods across Asia to the West. Prompt: If the Romans had learned the secret of making silk, how might patterns of trade and cultural diffusion have changed? Silk Road

  3. Lessons November 8 & 12, 2013 • Journal Prompt Roman and Han Dynasties • Map Activity: Great Wall of China • Guided Reading: Wudi and The Han Dynasty • Puzzle Review of Chapter 7

  4. Warm-up November 8, 12 2013 WH(3) History Compare the factors that led to the collapse of Rome and of Han China. Read the chart on page 187. Prompts: Answer in sentences. 1. During what years were both the Roman Empire and Han Empire in existence? 2. What was one difference between the two empires? 3. What was one similarity between the two empires?

  5. Lessons November 13-14 • Warm-up Arabic numerals • Quiz Chapter 7 • Notes Chapter 10 The World of Islam

  6. Roman Numerals vs. Arabic Numerals P. 232 Italian merchants learned to use Arabic numerals in the 1400s. Prompt: Between these two ways of writing numbers, which is more useful in business? Why? TEKS: (4)(D)  explain the social impact of Islam on Europe, Asia, and Africa

  7. Lessons November 19/20 2013 • Warm-up Justinian Code • Clips: Justinian and Theodora • Vocabulary and notes Byzantium • Quiz Islamic World and Byzantium Istanbul not Constantinople

  8. Journal Prompt 11/15-18 Government (20) identify the impact of political and legal ideas contained in Justinian's Code of Laws. p. 270 Read “Building the New Rome.” Prompt: Why did Justinian commission the new set of laws called the Justinian Code? Think about: • How was Byzantium different from Rome? • What improvements did the new code make? Mosaic of Justinian, d.546 at San Vitale, Ravenna

  9. Journal Prompt 11/19-20 History 4(B) explain the characteristics of Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy. Read about iconoclasts in p 272 “A Split between Rome and Constantinople.” Today, iconoclast means “someone who overthrows respected ideas and traditions.” Prompt: What ideas might a modern iconoclast attempt to overthrow? Iconoclast by Kermit Oliver 2008

  10. World History Lessons 11/21-22 • Journal prompt: Mongol yurts • Turn in assignments for chapter 11 and quiz. • Mini-posters and terms lists for Chapter 12.

  11. Warm-up November 21-22 WH1(C) Describe the major effects of the Mongol invasions and their impact on Europe, China, India, and Southwest Asia. Mongol nomads were pastoralists who herded domestic animals. They lived in portable felt tents called yurts. Read “A Mighty Fighting Force” p. 296-297. Prompt: What advantages would the yurt dwelling have for armies on the move? Mongol

  12. Lesson November 25-26 • Turn in vocabulary terms with facts Chapter 12 • Extended Journal Entry due 12/4/2013 • Chinese inventions • Journal Prompt: Middle Ages • Begin Chapter 13: Guided Reading Notes

  13. Chinese Inventions Extended Prompt #1 3rd six weeksCheckpoint December 4, 2013 WH (27) Science: identify the origin and diffusion of major ideas in science and technology in China from the Tang to Ming dynasties. Artisans and scholars made many important technologic advances during the Tang and Song dynasties. Review the chart on page 289. Choose from: • Porcelain • Mechanical clock • Printing • Gunpowder • Paper • Magnetic compass • Silk • Acupuncture • Moveable type See page 287: It is the year 1292. The Emperor wants to give you the technology for one Chinese invention before you return home to Europe. Which invention will you choose? Consider these factors as you make your choice. • Which item would be most useful to a society with none of these items? • Which would most improve the quality of life at home? • Which would be the most profitable? • What benefits and drawbacks would there be to introducing this item?

  14. Refer to pg. 317 in your textbook Prompt: 1) Why is this period sometimes referred to as the “Dark Ages”? 2) Writethree (3) consequences that resulted from Germanic Invasions after the Fall of the Roman Empire. Journal Warm-up November 25-26: The Middle Ages(Also known as the Medieval Period) TEKS: the decline of Rome and the formation of medieval Europe

  15. Lesson December 2-3 • Journal prompt: Fashion police • Chinese inventions journal prompt • Dark Ages Video

  16. Warm-Up December 2-3, 2013 WH(26) Culture: “Identify examples of art that transcend the cultures in which they were created and convey universal themes.” During the Middle Ages “fashion police” made sure that people dressed according to their class. . Prompt: Do today’s styles, particularly among teenagers, blur or sharpen the distinctions among various social classes? Explain your answer. p.325 March: Two Workmen in a Garden by Simon Bening (1515(

  17. Lesson December 4-5 • Journal prompt: King John • Extended prompt Chinese Inventions due today! • Turn in Chapter 13 notes sheet. • Charlemagne notes • Homework: Chapter 14 Guided Reading

  18. Calendar A DAY B DAY 12/4 Journal Checkpoint; Charlemagne; King John 12/6 Crusades; Plague; Hand out final review 12/10 EXAM CH 13 & 14 Leonardo Da Vinci 12/12 FINAL REVIEW TURN IN JOURNALS 12/16 4th period meets **************************** 8thperiod Final: 12/16 4th period Final: 12/18 12/5 Journal Checkpoint Charlemagne; King John 12/9 Crusades; Plague; Hand out final review 12/11 EXAM CH 13 & 14 Leonardo Da Vinci 12/13 FINAL REVIEW TURN IN JOURNALS *************************** 3rdperiod Final: 12/17 7th period Final: 12/19 FINAL EXAM CHAPTERS 1-7; 10-14; LDV

  19. Warm-Up December 4-5 WH (4A) Identify the impact of political ideals in the Magna Carta. The English King John was mean to his subjects and raised taxes to an all-time high. In 1215, his nobles made him sign the Magna Carta, which guaranteed rights including no taxation without representation, jury trial, and protection of the law. Movies about Robin Hood are based in the time of King John. p. 353 Prompt: Read the text on page 353. What failures led John to give the nobles more rights? prince john The phony king?

  20. Lessons 12/6 (B) & 12/9 (A) • Journal Prompts: Crusades & Plague • Chapter 14 notes due • Assignment : Famous Figure • Journal due on Day of Final Revie2

  21. Warm-up#1 December 6-9 WH (3) Explain how the Crusades contributed to the end of Medieval Europe. Read p. 340: Would you join the Crusades? You are a squire in training, and your knight has decided to join an expedition to the Holy Land. Prompt: Write a letter to your parents advising of your decision to join your squire in the Crusades or to stay at home. What advantages and disadvantages did you consider? Battle for the Holy Land

  22. Warm-up #2 December 6-9 WH (4) Explain how the Bubonic plague contributed to the end of the Middle Ages. Read “The Global Impact of the Bubonic Plague” on page 358. Prompt: What diseases of today might be compared to the Bubonic Plague? Why? The Bubonic Plague was one form of the Black Death

  23. Warm-up December 12/13 WH(7) Explain the political, intellectual, artistic, economic, and religious impact of the Renaissance. The Renaissance man was an individual who excelled in a variety of fields. The Renaissance man should dance, sing, play music, and write poetry, and be a skilled wrestler, rider, and swordsman. Prompt: In today’s culture, what skills would a Renaissance man or woman have? Give an example of someone who excels in several fields. Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519) is often called a Renaissance man because he was a painter, sculptor, inventor, and scientist.

  24. 3rd Six WeeksExtended Journal Entry #2 Meeting a person from the history book: Write a 3paragraph essay about what you would say upon meeting a historical figure we studied in the fall term. Use specific historical details from the text to support your choice: • What about this person’s accomplishments interests you? • What questions would you ask him or her? • How would you act in the presence of this person? Why? You may choose one from the list or suggest another. • Hammurabi • King Tutankhamen or another pharaoh • Siddhartha Gautama • Moses • Nebuchadnezzar • Darius • Confucius • Shi Huang di • King Minos • Aristotle • Alexander • Pericles • Julius Caesar • Hannibal • Cleopatra • Jesus of Nazareth • Constantine • Muhammad • Justinian • Genghis Khan • Charlemagne • Richard the Lion-hearted • Saladin • Joan of Arc • Leonardo da Vinci • William Shakespeare

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