Classwork: Today we continued to look at the French Revolution and focused on the reign of terror and Robespierre. In groups you created GLAD notes to share with the class.
Classwork: Today we discussed the similarities and differences between the Declaration of Independence (USA) and the Declarations from the French Revolution. We started watching a documentary about the French Revolution. I also passed out the study guide for the test next Friday.
Homework: None! Enjoy your Thanksgiving Break!
Classwork: Today we finished taking notes on the social, political and economic system in France in the 18th century. We played a game to simulate what life would have been like in France. The last half of class was used for an in-class activity to illustrate a visual that represents the class system in France during the 18th century.
Homework: None. Keep working on your Macbeth Paper (Periods 3, 5/6)
Classwork: Today we continued the game of Philosophical chairs to better understand revolutions. We took notes on the intro to the French Revolution - to have a better understanding of why the people in France were so upset.
Homework: None - Focus on Macbeth paper!
Classwork: Today we took the District World History II Post-Assessment. The second half of class was used to play a game called Philosophical Chairs. We discussed topics about revolution and government systems. The purpose of this activity is to get our brains thinking about the French Revolution.
Classwork: Today we took the Enlightenment Quiz. We will start our French Revolution unit tomorrow. If you want to re-take the quiz, you need to schedule a time to do it before or after school.
Classwork: Today we looked at popular song lyrics and discussed what enlightenment ideas can be found through music. We discussed why the Enlightenment ideals are still very popular in Modern times. Remaining class time was used for a study period or to work on your poster.
Homework: Enlightenment Thinker Poster is due tomorrow. Study for Quiz.
Classwork: Today we reviewed the readings from Montesquieu and Rousseau. We also took notes to form a 'cheat sheet' about the four major enlightenment thinkers. In groups, you started working on the Enlightenment thinkers poster. The purpose of this is to synthesize the information you have gained about each philosopher. This will also help prepare you for the short (partner) quiz on Wednesday.
Homework: None, unless you want to study for quiz or work on Poster.
Classwork: You continued to work on your Hobbes/Locke rap battles. The remaining portion of class was dedicated for you to start reading the next two enlightened philosophers, Montesquieu and Rousseau
Homework: Read Montesquieu & Rousseau for class on Monday.
Thursday 2/14: WWI Propaganda
Semester 2 Final
Early Modern Europe