World History
2022-2023 world history syllabus Unit 0 Presentation: Using the internet to understand the link between history and the present Unit 1 outline: Democracy and authoritarianism Unit 1 documents: Democracy and authoritarianism

Week of August 8, 2022

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Welcome!
  • Seating
  • Activity - Our exciting times - an introduction to understanding our world using the web using the news site NPR.org
Tuesday
  • Journal instructions
  • First Journal - Choose and read one of the three stories you identified yesterday (if you copied the url, simply cut and paste the url into the address field, if you did it long hand, type the exact title into Google and search for it that way. Ma ke sure the story you land on is from NPR.org

    What is the story about (summarize in 25-50 words)

    How might this story relate to world history? (this is your opinion - think carefully about what history you would need to know to better understand the story)

    Be prepared to share your answers for the story you chose

  • Me in three objects assignment
  • Introducing Mr. Haydock with three objects
  • Work time - me in three objects (time allowing)
Me in three objects assignment - due Friday
Wednesday
  • The world history syllabus and how the class works

Me in three objects assignment - due Friday;

Syllabus signature page (Forms questionnaire) - due Friday

Thursday
  • Syllabus quiz
  • Questions about the class?
  • Class mechanics - website, unit outlines, presentations and documents
  • Note taking in this class - some basic principles

Me in three objects assignment - due Friday

Syllabus signature page (Forms questionnaire) - due Friday

Friday
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Unpacking the questions that frame our class"
  • Click here to go the NPR
  • NPR news journals and discussion

Week of August 15

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Introduction to information literacy - SIFT
Quiz 1.1 - Wednesday
Tuesday
  • Journal - Using lateral reading on an NPR news story
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Concepts of government"
  • How section quizzes work
Quiz 1.1 - Wednesday
Wednesday
  • Quiz 1.1
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Monarchy and authoritarianism"
Thursday
  • Journal - Using lateral reading on an NPR news story
  • Working with documents in this class
  • James I document activity and discussion
James I document activity - due tomorrow
Friday
  • Lecture discussion - Authoritarianism activity