World History

Week of August 9

Date Agenda Homework
  • Welcome!
  • Seating
  • Basic rules - the "new" new normal
  • Mr. Haydock in a brown bag
HW: What three objects would be in your brown bag?
  • Canvas set-up
  • Journal instructions
  • Journal: Why did you choose the three objects you chose? What do they say about your values, your interests and your goals?
  • Syllabus
  • Journal: What is the difference between a fact and an opinion? Define each term and provide an example of each.
  • Debrief journal
  • Note taking and Homework quizzes in this class
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Fact v. Opinion"
  • Pew survey on distinguishing fact v. opinion
  • Discussion of Pew survey
  • Quiz 0.1 - fact and opinion
  • Discussion of quiz
  • Journal - What is the difference between knowing something and believing something? Provide examples.
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Knowledge, belief, perspective and bias"
  • Knowledge, belief perspective and opinion activity
  • Journal: When you are asked to read a difficult passage, what strategies do you employ to help you understand? Explain at least two.
  • Lecture/discussion - "Reading challenging materials - strategies and suggestions"
  • James I and the Divine Right of Kings activity