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1 st Quarter. Journals. Journal #1. Why do we study history?. Journal #2. What are the lessons of history? . Journal #3. Explain the movie clip, “Seize the day...”. Journal #4. What is Democracy? Explain. Why Democracy is the best form of government…. Journal #5. Journal #5.

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1 st quarter

1st Quarter


journal 1
Journal #1
  • Why do we study history?
journal 2
Journal #2
  • What are the lessons of history?
journal 3
Journal #3

Explain the movie clip,

“Seize the day...”

journal 4
Journal #4
  • What is Democracy?
    • Explain.
      • Why Democracy is the best form of government…
journal 51
Journal #5
  • Why would people risk their lives for democracy?
journal 6
Journal #6
  • What role does Religion play in your life?
  • What role has religion played throughout History?
  • What is the meaning of life?
journal 7
Journal #7
  • Explain the story & significance of 911
journal 8
Journal #8

Explain the Lesson Of The,

“The First Follower.”

journal 9
Journal #9
  • Read Pg. 154 & Answer,
    • What are the benefits and drawbacks of having an absolute ruler?
journal 10
Journal #10
  • Read Pg. 188 & Answer,
    • Why do people have difficulty accepting new ideas or ways of thinking?
journal 11
Journal #11

Explain the saying,

“Successful people do what unsuccessful people won’t do-

Therefore, Success Is Choice.”

journal 31
Journal #3

Explain the saying,

“Success is a choice.”

world history journal 4
World HistoryJournal #4
  • Is freedom really FREE?…Explain
journal 61
Journal #6


  • “In the beginning there are goals. In the end there is achievement. And in between there is hard work.
journal 81
Journal #8


“If a picture is worth a thousand words, then what is a video worth?”

journal 91
Journal #9
  • Explain the saying,
    • There is a difference between reading and studying and studying and cramming?
    • Law of the Farm?
journal 101
Journal #10

Explain the saying,

“Successful people do what unsuccessful people won’t do.”

journal 111
Journal #11


“How do you know what you know is true?

rene descartes said
Rene Descartes Said,
  • “And so something which I thought I was seeing with my eyes is in fact grasped solely by the faculty of judgment which is in my mind.”
  • How do you know what you know is true?
always remember we don t see things as they are we see things as we are
Always Remember,

We don’t see things as they are we see things as we are…

journal 13
Journal #13

Explain the quote,

“There is nothing more powerful than an IDEA whose time has come.”

-Victor Hugo

journal 14
Journal #14

“When France sneezes, Europe catches a cold.”

always remember we don t see things as they are we see things as we are1
Always Remember,

We don’t see things as they are we see things as we are…

warm up
  • 1 + 99 + 200 + 500 + 200 =____
journal 16
Journal #16

Explain the quote,

“People should not be afraid of their government but the government should be afraid of their people.”

-Thomas Jefferson

journal 17
Journal #17
  • Explain,

What is the historical message of this political cartoon?

journal 18
Journal #18
  • Explain,

How would you change an unjust government?

READ pg. 216

journal 19
Journal #19

Explain the saying,

“One man’s freedom fighter is another man’s terrorist.”

  • A symbol is something such as an object, picture, written word, sound, or particular mark that represents something elseby association, resemblance, or connection…
the lesson
The Lesson
  • Elephants (people) are trained from birth (society) to believe that they are not strong enough to break the chains (oppression) of their masters (government)…
  • They carry this belief (ideology) with them into adulthood where they have 100x the strength needed to break free (revolution)…but won’t even try because they believe it’s of no use anyway…
journal 21
Journal #21

Explain ONE saying,

  • “If I am seen to much people will cease to recognize me.”
  • “Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.”
  • “Since one must take sides, one might as well choose the side that is victorious, the side which devastates, loots, and burns.”
  • “Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.”

napoleon bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Born in 1769
  • 1785 Officer
  • General in 1796
  • 1799 Dictator
  • Emperor in 1804
  • 1821 Died at 51
french revolution walk
French Revolution Walk
  • Participate, you are now an actor!
  • No gaps, keep up with the group!
  • Don’t be too cool for school
  • Journal #22 when we return
journal 22
Journal #22


What did you learn from today’s the French Revolution walk?

journal 24
Journal #24
  • Explain,
    • How did the Enlightenment Spread Democracy all over the world?
    • “When France sneezes, the World catches a cold.”
riddle 1
Riddle #1
  • Question?
    • Five from Twenty-five
      • “How many times can you subtract the number five from twenty five?
riddle 2
Riddle #2
  • Question?
    • Luke had it before. Paul had it behind. Ladies have it first but only once. Doctor Lowell had it before and behind. He actually had it twice as bad behind as he had it in the front. What is it?
riddle 11
Riddle #1
  • Answer?
    • Five from Twenty-five?
      • Only once…
riddle 21
Riddle #2
  • Answer?
    • The LETTER “L”
read out loud
Read Out Loud

i cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it dseno't mtaetr in waht oerdr the ltteres in a wrod are, the olny iproamtnt tihng is taht the frsit and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it whotuit a pboerlm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Azanmig huh? yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot slpeling was ipmorantt!

journal 25
Journal #25

Explain the saying,

“What you are going to be tomorrow you are becoming today.”

journal 26
Journal #26

What is the goal of education?

mind games
Mind Games
  • “A man on horseback went on a two day trip. He left on Tuesday and arrived home on Tuesday. How could this be?”
mind games1
Mind Games
  • There were six apples in a basket and six girls in a room. Each girl took one apple, yet one apple remained in the basket. How could this be?
mind games2
Mind Games
  • “The 22nd and 24th Presidents of the United States had the same mother and the same father, but were not brothers. How could this be?”
journal 28
Journal #28
  • Explain,
    • What is the message of the movie clip?
what is your impression

What is your impression?

7 seconds, 11 judgments

  • How many people are in the picture?
  • Are there any animals?
  • List three things that people are doing?
the arts time
The Arts & Time
  • Enlightenment focused on REASON
  • Romanticism focused on the FUTURE
  • Realism focused on TODAY
  • Impressionism focused on NOW
journal 29
Journal #29
  • Explain,
    • What is the message of the movie clip?
mind games3
Mind Games
  • “Two men were playing tennis. They played five sets and each man won three sets. How could this be?”
mind games4
Mind Games

2 + 2 + 5 = 247

Add one small line to make the sum correct.

mind games5
Mind Games
  • “How long will a seven day grandfather clock run without winding?”
journal 30
Journal #30

Answer the question,

Is technology a blessing or a curse?

mind games6
Mind Games
  • “How much dirt is in a hole measuring 3 feet wide by 4 feet long by 5 feet deep?”
journal 311
Journal #31

Explain the quote,

“The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to end all forms of human suffering and all forms of human life.” JFK

mind games7
Mind Games
  • “If a doctor gave you 3 pills and told you to take one every half hour how long would they last you?”
mind games8
Mind Games
  • “A farmer had 17 sheep. All but 9 died. How many does he have left?”
mind games9
Mind Games
  • “A blind beggar had a brother who dies. What relation was the blind beggar to the brother who died? Hint: Brother is not the answer.“
journal 32
Journal #32

Select one,

#1 All of your hard work and profits are given to the government and shared with everyone around you regardless of their effort….

#2 All of your hard work and profits are kept by you alone and at your discretion to share or not to share…

#3 A portion of your hard work and profits are given to the government to distribute to the poor and needy of the nation…