World History

Week of September 20

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Journal - Read unit 1 document D. How does this short quote reflect values of democracy? Explain.
  • Lecture/Discussion - "The Judeo Christian tradition and democracy"
Tuesday
  • Lecture/Discussion - "The Magna Carta"
  • Magna Carta Activity
Wednesday
  • Journal - InfoLit practice
  • Lecture Discussion - English History in the 17th Century and the development of democracy
Thursday
  • Locke document activity
Friday
  • Journal:
  • Lecture/Discussion - "The Enlightenment"
  • Unit 1 exam preparation sheet
Unit 1 exam - Friday, October 1

Week of September 13

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • 'Allegory of the Cave" assignment and sections A-B vocab.
  • "Is it OK" Part 2

Quiz 1.2 - Wednesday;

Read Plato's "Allegory of the Cave" and complete the Allegory of the Cave template - Due in hardcopy, in class on Thursday (20 points);

Quiz 1.3 - Friday

Tuesday
  • 'Allegory of the Cave" section C-D & summary vocab.
  • Finish "Is It Ok"

Quiz 1.2 - Wednesday;

Read Plato's "Allegory of the Cave" and complete the Allegory of the Cave template - Due in hardcopy, in class on Thursday (20 points);

Quiz 1.3 - Friday

Wednesday
  • Journal - Quiz 1.2
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Ancient Greece and the origins of democratic ideals"

Read Plato's "Allegory of the Cave" and complete the Allegory of the Cave template - Due in hardcopy, in class on Thursday (20 points);

Quiz 1.3 - Friday

Thursday
  • Journal: Are you optimistic or pessimistic about the future? Explain in at least 50 words using a specific example for support.
  • "Allegory of the Cave" activity

Quiz 1.3 - Friday

Friday
  • Quiz 1.3
  • "Allegory of the Cave" activity (in your groups submit to Canvas period 5 in a word document. The document must have all group members names on it)
    • 1.Agree on what what the most significant “Cave” that imprisons us today. Explain why staying in this cave presents a danger to society.
    • 2. What are the “chains” the hold us in the cave?
    • 3.How might those chains be broken?
    • 4.Why might some resist having their chains broken?
    • 5.On the back of your group paper, develop a symbol for your cave that represents its impact on society. Below the symbol create a slogan which specifically addresses how people can free themselves from this cave.
Quiz 1.4 - Thursday, September 23

Week of September 6

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No school - Labor day
Tuesday
  • Quiz 1.1
  • Lecture/discussion - "Values of Democracy"
Wednesday
  • Substitute
  • Read pp. 14-21 in the copy of the textbook found here
  • Make a 1 page outline of the chapter
  • On the back of your outline, define and explain the significance of the terms on page 14 (Judaism, Ten Commandments, Christianity, Islam, Roman Catholic Church, Renaissance, Reformation) and answer the two questions found on the bottom of p. 15 (analyze historical sources) and questions 3-5 on p. 21
  • Completed work is due at the end of the period to the sub
Subwork due in hardcopy to the sub at the end of the period
Thursday
  • Substitute
  • Read pp. 22-27 in the copy of the textbook found here
  • Make a 1 page outline of the chapter
  • On the back of your outline, define and explain the significance of the terms on page 22 (Common law, Magna Carta, Due process of law, Parliament, Divine right, Glorious Revolution, Constitutional monarchy, Bill of rights) and answer the questions found on p. 15 (analyze historical sources) and questions 3-5 on p. 27
  • Completed work is due at the end of the period to the sub
Subwork due in hardcopy to the sub at the end of the period
Friday
  • Sit in groups
  • Journal - List the six values of democracy we discussed on Tuesday (this is in your notes). Write down a real world example of each value.
  • Explanation of "Is it OK?" activity. This activity will take place over two days - today and Monday. The first part of the activity will deal with situations relating to the current situation with COVID, while the second part with situations unrelated to COVID. The situations for this activity can be found on slides 24-39 of the unit presentation
  • Video 1 from Gaston County , North Carolina Department of Public Health. Pay attention to the video. The questions will come afterwords.
  • "Is it OK"questions 1-2. Discuss each question with your group. You don't have to agree. The record your personal answer on your "Is it OK?" handout
  • Video 2 from NPR
  • "Is it OK"questions 3-4. Discuss each question with your group. You don't have to agree. The record your personal answer on your "Is it OK?" handout
"Is it OK" Activity, Part 1 - due at the end of the period

Week of August 30

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Exam. Please follow your period's link to take the exam in Canvas (period 1, period 2, period 5)
  • Write your full name in your response to question 1
  • Journals. Please follow your period's link to submit your journals (do this after the exam). You may cut and paste your journals into in Canvas, or you may upload the file they are in. (journals period 1, journals period 2, journals period 5)
  • If you have late work, please staple all pages together, make sure your full name is on the front page and submit to Mr. Haydock by the end of the period.
  • Read document A from the unit 1 documents packet. What is the claim being made in this document? How does the writer support this claim (provide two examples)? Identify at least three words that you would like to have more clearly defined.
Tuesday
  • Test completion and discussion
  • Journal: What is monarchy? How is it different than the government we have in 2021 American? Explain your answer.
  • Lecture/discussion - "Authoritarianism and monarchy: how most people were ruled prior to modern era"
  • Document activity - James I and absolute monarchy in England. The activity is based on document A in the documents packet and is described on slide 8 of the unit presentation (the last question deals with the key questions on slide 2)
Wednesday
  • Journal - What does the word legitimacy mean in the context of what we discussed yesterday? What makes a government legitimate?
  • Lecture/discussion - "Authoritarianism and monarchy: how most people were ruled prior to modern era"
  • Document activity - James I and absolute monarchy in England. The activity is based on document A in the documents packet and is described on slide 8 of the unit presentation (the last question deals with the key questions on slide 2)
Quiz 1.1 - Tuesday, September 7
Thursday Quiz 1.1 - Tuesday, September 7
Friday Quiz 1.1 - Tuesday, September 7

Week of August 23

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Journal: When you looked at the standards and practices page on Friday, what did you learn that suggested that that site was likely credible?
  • Discus journal
  • Video - Crash Course Video on media literacy (this crash course video is the product of the Green brothers, Media Wise, The Poynter Institute and the Stanford History Education project)
  • Preview of this week and Friday's assessment
Unit 0 Practical exam - in class Monday, August 30
Tuesday
  • Journal - Yesterday, we discussed several commonly taught ideas about source trustworthyness that were false. List two of these and explain why they are poor guides for trustworthyness.
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Stop: Self reflection and Click restraint"
  • Video - COR Project - "Click Restraint"
  • Click restraint activity on Canvas (period 1, Period 2, Period 3, Period 5) -finish as HW

Finish Click restraint activities - due tomorrow;

Unit 0 Practical exam - in class Monday, August 30

Wednesday

Finish Investigate the Source activities - due tomorrow;

Unit 0 Practical exam - in class Monday, August 30

Thursday

Finish Investigate the Source activities - due tomorrow;

Unit 0 Practical exam - in class Monday, August 30

Friday
  • Go over HW
  • Late work
  • Lecture/Discussion - trace claims back to the source
  • Monday's exam

Unit 0 Practical exam - in class Monday, August 30;

Any late work from unit 0 will be accepted up to Monday, August 30 in hard copy only. A 10% penalty will be assessed. No unit 0 work will be accepted past this point

Week of August 16

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Journal brainstorm - What happened over the weekend in Afghanistan? What do you know about Afghanistan?
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Current events - The situation in Afghanistan" unit 0 presentation slides 10-16
  • Journal - 1) Given what you know, should the US have stayed in Afghanistan? (Think about the costs of staying v. leaving)
    2) Under what circumstances (if never) should the US intervene militarily in a foreign country? Explain your answer. 3)What lessons do you think the US should take from our involvement in Afghanistan?
Make up for quiz 0.1 is tomorrow from 3-4 PM
Tuesday Make up for quiz 0.1 is today from 3-4 PM
Wednesday
  • Journal: In four sentences summarize the argument made in the article you read yesterday from the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 2021 statement
  • Discuss the document and its argument (tomorrow's quiz will be on this)
  • Lecture/Discussion - "The Day the world changed: The beginning of the Anrthopocene Epoch"
Thursday
  • Quiz 0.2
  • Journal - When you are doing research online, how do you know what websites are reliable? Brainstorm as many ideas as you can (at least 3). When you are done, cut and paste your response into (period 1). (period 2) (period 5)
  • Discuss internet research brainstorm
  • Video - The Mis-education of Dylann Roof (from the SPLC)
  • Journal - What went wrong with Dylann Roof? Be as specific as you can. What is an algorithm? What do algorithms do?
Friday
  • Journal: What struck you the most about the Dylann Roof video? Explain in 50 words
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Digital information literacy pt. 1: The SIFT method: What is a trusted source"
  • Investigation of a sample standards and practices page

Week of August 23

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Lecture/discussion - "Trustworthy Sources"
  • Trustworthy sources activity
Tuesday
  • New stuff
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Week of August 9

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Welcome!
  • Seating - Find the seat number corresponding to the number you were given when you entered. When the seat list comes to you, print your name next to your seat number.
  • Basic rules - the "new" new normal.
  • Mr. Haydock in a brown bag

 

 

Tuesday

HW: Me in a Bag - due Thursday via Canvas

• Select three items that you can use as vehicles to explain your values, priorities and world view. We are not looking here at hobbies or interests, but rather the deeper more fundamental characteristics that make you who you are.
• Provide a picture of the each item
• In 100-150 words (for each item) explain how the items reveals an important aspect of your values, priorities and world view.
• We will not present these but we will look at them carefully

Wednesday
  • Journal: What is the difference between a fact and an opinion? Define each term and provide an example of each.
  • Debrief journal
  • Unit outlines, note taking and homework quizzes in this class
  • Lecture/discussion - "Fact v. opinion"
  • Fact v. opinion Activity
  • Discus fact v. opinion activity
Thursday
  • 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"
  • Perspectives activity
Friday
  • Journal: What is the difference between knowledge and belief? Provide an example from your own experience.
  • Discuss journal
  • Canvas questions?
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Perspective"
  • Perspectives activity