Class Basics: 

  1. My website address: www.fdmurphy.com

    1. (login: Cstan1453)

  2. My g-mail account: mrmurphyfda25@gmail.com

  3. Class Heading: Click here: 

  4. Course Outline: Click here. This document provides you with information on grading policies, how to properly deal with the consequences of lateness and absenteeism, and general information about expectations concerning class work and participation.

What I hope you learn this year: 

1. That you accept the consequences, positive or negative, for the actions you have taken.

2. That you discover the difference between a reason and an excuse, and adjust your behavior accordingly.

3. That you can convert any obstacle in your path into an opportunity to get better.

4. That you are open to viewpoints other than your own, and read beyond what is assigned to you in school.

5. That you will do the right thing when no one is looking, and there is no immediate reward for doing so.

Unit #1: The Scientific Revolution

  1. Hmwk #1 9/11/2017: Rousseau Analysis
  2. Classwork #1 9/12/2017: Rousseau Introduction Formatting
  3. Essay #1 9/13/2017: Rousseu Analysis
  4. Homework #2: PowerPoint for Homework: 9/18/2017

        5. Homework #3: Galileo Recants his Beliefs 

Unit #6: The Enlightenment

Hmwk #4 9/25/2017: Allegory of the Cave Analysis

Hmwk #5 9/27/2017 : Enlightenment PowerPoint

Classwork#2:  9/26/2017 #2: Hobbes and Locke: Man in a State of Nature

Mini Essay #1 10/3/2017: Spinoza Document Analysis

Hmwk #6: Analysis on The Causes of the French Revolution

Homework #10: Phase One of the Revolution Talking Points
Homework #11: Notes: 490 - 495 2/3 1/3 Notes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/27/2015: Homework #13: 363 - 367: 
10/29/2015: Homework #1: Plato's Allegory of the Cave" Here is the document. Here is the homework Assignment: 

       1. Provide a series of factual statements about what actions, what steps, what events happen in the story. Must be at least seven factual statements. (First...Second...Third...)

       2. Two paragraphs about what you feel the message/meaning is of the story.

       3. One paragraph where you connect the story to your own life. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GLOBAL UNIT OVERVIEW:

Each Global Unit will have these common characteristics:

You will have a "Big Picture" PowerPoint, which will provide you with an overview of each Historical era that we are studying. This Powerpoint will provide you with:

  1. Five "Big Ideas" connected with the unit.
  2. A framework that gives both the Time and Place of the era: (Where and When)
  3. A map showing the "where" - ***if applicable
  4. What Factors/Why Now? - How did we get here?
  5. Key Facets/Characteristics: Essentially, what makes this era what it is?
  6. "Let's Pause:" - this is a section where we dig a bit deeper about key issues
  7. Key People and Groups - Who are the major players during this time?
  8. Key Events - A need to know list of important moments.
  9. The Impact of this Age - what do we take with us?
  10. Thematic Essay(s) - How has this topic been represented on past Regents Exams.
    1. A graphic organizer will help guide you through the process of writing your response.
  11. DBQ Essay(s) - How has this topic been represented on past Regents Exams.
    1. A graphic organizer will help guide you through the process of writing your response.
  12. Multiple Choice Questions - Sample questions from past Regents Exams.  

What are your responsibilities for the PowerPoints that are on line?

Obviously, you have to read them. Then what?

 

 

Additional Resources for each Global Unit:

  1. Additional PowerPoints
  2. Primary Documents

 

 

First Marking Period: 2017 - 2018

Unit 1: The Renaissance:

Big Picture PowerPoint - This is what you read, download, and review.
Renaissance Art: Download This!!!  
Renaissance PowerPoint: Politics and Art: Download this!!! 
PERSIA PowerPoint: Download this!!! 

9/13: Paragraph Analysis of Rousseau Document
9/16: Hmwk #2: Machiavelli Prince Selection Class Notes/Cornell Notes Due. Reminder: How to do Cornell Notes
9/19: Essay #1 due: Rousseau.
9/19: Here is the PowerPoint for your quiz on Geography on Monday
9/21: Renaissance PowerPoint: Politics and Art: Download this!!! You are to take notes on this PowerPoint for Wednesday. Slides 2 -20
9/23: Homework #4: Document Analysis: Mirandola and Renaissance Humanism
9/26: Homework #5: The Iliad Analysis.     1.  Here is the Document and the assignment.
9/27: Essay Number Two. Analysis of the Characters of Hector and Achilles.             1. Here is the second document from the Iliad, along with the essay assignment. 

Preparation for your Exam on Thursday: 9/29

Big Picture PowerPoint - This is what you read, download, and review.
Renaissance PowerPoint: Politics and Art: Download this!!! 
Renaissance Grab Bag PowerPoint - Download this!!!
Renaissance Exam on 9/29.             ***Here is the Renaissance Review PowerPoint.                         ***Here is the Review Sheet

 

 

 

Unit #2: The Reformation

Big Picture PowerPoint - read, download and construct your unit review
Protestant Reformation: Martin Luther to John Calvin
English Reformation: Henry VIII and his break from Rome
Counter Reformation - The Roman Catholic Church re-establishes itself. 

10/6: Homework #6: Notes on The Reformation due; Quiz #2 in class on Reformation notes.
10/7: Homework #7: Martin Luther and the 95 Thesis. Analysis due 

10/8: Homework #8: Classwork: Henry VIII pages 492 - 493
10/11: Homework #9: PowerPoint notes on Henry VIII
English Reformation: and The Counter Reformation -
10/14 Homework #10: I Chart on  Thematic Essay on Change: Martin Luther and the Reformation. 
10/17: Exam #1: Review Sheet

Exam PowerPoints

Big Picture PowerPoint - read, download and construct your unit review
Protestant Reformation: Martin Luther to John Calvin
English Reformation: Henry VIII and his break from Rome
Counter Reformation - The Roman Catholic Church re-establishes itself. 

10/18: Homework #11: Cornell Notes from your text: 394 - 405; 405 - 408; 410 - 415 

UNIT #3: THE AGE OF EXPLORATION/SPANISH CONQUEST/NEW WORLD SLAVERY

Big Picture PowerPoint: 
Age of Exploration
River of Blood Selection: the Impact of Spanish Conquest  


10/18: Hmwk #12: Classwork: Cortez letter Selections
10/20: Quiz #3: Age of Exploration. 
10/26: Guns Germs and Steel:

Here is the Selection from Rivers of Blood, Rivers of Gold

10/27: Essay on Guns Germs and Steel
10/28: Allegory of the Cave Assignment 

 

Second Marking Period

10/28: Hmwk #1: Classwork: Age of Absolutism 
10/31: Hmwk #2: Notes: Absolutism and Constitutionalism 426 - 435
11/3: Mini-Essay: Absolutism and Constitutionalism  Excerpts:

Seventh Period Seniors/Juniors: Absolutism/Constitutionalism Big Picture PowerPoint - View this to get a handle on the concepts of Absolutism and Constitutionalism. ***This will help with your homework for Tuesday.


Extra Credit Opportunity: Watch this video: Sir Kenneth Robinson : Write a response, however you want to construct it, about how Robinson talks about the importance of creativity, and how schools tend to discourage creativity.  Here are some ideas:

  • What examples/stories did Sir Kenneth tell that supported his contention that schools discourage creativity.

  • What have been your personal experiences/suggestions concerning this topic.

***Your response is to be typed, and will be due on Thursday, October 29th. This can earn you up to seven point on your First marking period average!!!

 

 

 

 

Second Marking Period

Unit #1: The Scientific Revolution

10/27/2015: Homework #13: 363 - 367: 
10/29/2015: Homework #1: Plato's Allegory of the Cave" Here is the document. Here is the homework Assignment: 

       1. Provide a series of factual statements about what actions, what steps, what events happen in the story. Must be at least seven factual statements. (First...Second...Third...)

       2. Two paragraphs about what you feel the message/meaning is of the story.

       3. One paragraph where you connect the story to your own life. 

10/30/2015: Homework #2: Global Thematic Essay I Chart: Non-Political Revolutions.       Here is the Thematic Essay 

Unit #2: Absolutism and Constitutionalism

11/2: Quiz #1: The Scientific Revolution: Key thinkers and paragraph summary
11/: Homework #3: 
Pages 426 – 435 2/3   1/3 for Wednesday, 11/4
11/6: Homework #4: Bishop Bosseut Excerpts: Divine Right Theory + Class Work on Absolutism/Constitutionalism quotes
11/9: Homework #5: The Bill of Rights Excerpts

Review Material for Exam #1: Second Marking Period: NOvember 16th, 2015

Review Sheet: 

  1. Power Point: The Scientific Revolution: Big Picture PowerPoint
  2. PowerPoint: Multiple Choice On the Scientific Revolution 
  3. Regents Thematic: Scientific Revolution
  4. PowerPoint: Scientific Revolution
  5. PowerPoint: Absolutism/Constitutionalism Big Picture PowerPoint 
  6. PowerPoint: Multiple Choice on Absolutism 
  7. PowerPoint: Multiple Choice on Constitutionalism
  8. Regents Thematic: Absolutism/Constitutionalism
  9. PowerPoint: Absolutism 
  10. PowerPoint: English Constitutionalism 

Unit #3: Enlightenment and the French Revolution

11/18: Homework #6: 456 - 465: 2/3 1/3 Notes on the Enlightenment + Classwork on Hobbes and Locke (11/17)
11/20: Homework #7: Spinoza Analysis for Friday. Quiz on Friday (You can use your photocopy)
11/23: Homework #8: Notes from text: 480 - 489. 2/3 1/3
11/30: Homework #9: Analysis of Revenge Document + Quotes
12/2: Homework #10: Phase One of the Revolution Talking Points
12/3: Homework #11: Notes: 490 - 495 2/3 1/3 Notes.
 

Robespierre Newspaper Assignment = 50% of your Exam on Wednesday, 12/9. It is due on Wednesday, December 9th.

  1. Robespierre Document Template: Download this!!! 

  2. Robespierre Document 
  3. Newspaper Template for you: Download this - this is what you will type on.
  4. Newspaper Article Directions
  5. Phases of the Revolution PowerPoint: Download this!!! Gives a good overview of the changes from phase to phase - Will help with your Robespierre Writing Assignment  

  Resources for your Exam on the Enlightenment and the French Revolution

 

Third Marking Period:

12/11:  Hmwk #1: 494 - 503
12/11: Quiz #1: Napoleon's Rise and Fall
12/11: Hmwk #2: Classwork on Napoleon
12/15: Hmwk #3: Haitian Independence Document 
12/18: Hmwk #4: Thematic Essay Organizations Assignment

GLOBAL VACATION ASSIGNMENT: THEMATIC ESSAY ASSIGNMENT. HERE ARE THE THEMATIC ESSAYS:

  1. Belief Systems
  2. Change: Political leaders
  3. Trade and Movements of Goods
  4. Political Change
  5. Turning Points

1/5: Hmwk #5: 537 - 543: 2/3 1/3 Notes
1/6: Thematic Essay Project Due
1/8: Hmwk #6: 508 - 520: 2/3 1/3 Notes
1/6: Quiz #2: Latin American Independence

Quiz Topics for Wednesday, Jan 6th: How do these factors contribute to Latin American Independence Movements: 

       The Social Class System (Pyramid) in Latin America

       How Enlightenment Ideas impacted Revolutionary Thought (Be specific)

       How the colonies were exploited economically

       American and French Revolutions: Impact

       Actions Taken by Napoleon

       The Impact of Haitian Independence: L’Overture

1/12: Hmwk #7: Primary Document Analysis: Industrial Revolution 
Quiz #3: Industrial Revolution: Slides 1-27 from this PowerPoint 
1/15: Hmwk #8: 2/3 1/3 Notes: 520 - 523 in Text Book

 

Thematic Essay Topic:  

  1. Essay #14: Change - Non Political RevolutionsID two; Desc. one change; Discuss impact (Neolithic; Scientific; Enlightenment; Industrial)

Review for Multiple Choice

  1. The Renaissance
  2. The Reformation
  3. Age of Exploration
  4. Scientific Revolution/Enlightenment
  5. Absolutism
  6. England and Constitutionalism
  7. The French Revolution
  8. Latin American Revolutions
  9. Industrial Revolution

SECOND SEMESTER

On line version of the Communist Manifesto
Vocabulary on the Document
Vacation Assignment + Details for Communist Manifesto Questions/Paper and Due Dates

2/4: Homework #1: Questions on the Communist Manifesto (see above...)
2/5: Quiz #1: for Friday: German and Italian Unification: take notes on this PowerPoint - You will be able to use them for the Quiz.

Quiz Topics: for Quiz on 2/5

  • What are the characteristics, ideas of behaviors that we associate with Nationalism?

  • What were three similarities that existed between the unification movements in the German and Italian States

  • What would be a major difference between them?

  • List two results of these unification movements

2/9: Essay #1 on the Communist Manifesto is due. Typed. Min of 2.5 pages plus works cited page. Here is your MLA Guide to Quotes and Paraphrases
2/12: Hmwk #2: Shooting an Elephant Document Notation  PowerPoint on Imperialism
2/24: Hmwk #4: White Man's Burden Analysis

On line version of the Communist Manifesto
Vacation Assignment + Details for Communist Manifesto Questions/Paper and Due Dates

2/4: Homework #1: Questions on the Communist Manifesto (see above...)
2/5: Homework #2: Notes 584 - 594
2/5: Quiz #1: Italian and German Unification
2/8: Essay #1: Communist Manifesto
2/11: Homework #3: 632 - 638
2/12: Homework/Classwork: Belgian Congo
2/23: Homework #4: 640 - 653
2/25: Essay #2: Shooting an Elephant
3/2: Take Home Exam: New Age of Imperialism

REVIEW MATERIALS ON THE NEW AGE OF IMPERIALISM Take Home Exam due ON WEDNESDAY: 3/2

  1. POWERPOINT: Japanese Imperialism + South Africa

  2. POWERPOINT: British Imperialism in India

  3. POWERPOINT: British Imperialism in China + South Africa (Dutch/British)

  4. POWERPOINT: The Congo

  5. POWERPOINT: New Age of Imperialism in a very brief Summary

3/9: Hmwk #1: 694 - 704
3/9: Poetry Analysis
3/14: Hmwk #3: 709 - 713
3/14: Quiz: Treaty of Versailles
3/16: Hmwk #4: 719 - 729
3/21: Essay #1: Stalin/Terror Famine
3/28: Hmwk #5: 774 - 783
3/30: Essay #2: Will to Power
3/23: Exam #1: Thematic Essay: Treaty of WWI/Versailles/Russian Revolution
3/31: Hmwk #6: 788 - 792
3/30: Hmwk #7: Fascism Quotes; Classwork
3/31: Mein Kampf Selection Classwork
4/6: Exam #2: Multiple Choice
4/8: Hmwk #9: 793 - 808
4/12: Hmwk #10: 808 - 813

HERE ARE THE THEMATIC ESSAYS:

  1. Turning Points
  2. Political Systems
  3. Poltical Change
  4. Economic Change: Industrialization
  5. Conflict: Threatening Peace
  6. Change: Philosophers/Leaders

 

What do  have to do with the Six Thematic Essays below?

  1. Provide an "I" chart that will have: a) three bullets point above the line (Introduction Basics) b) Each of your "sides" completed with trigger words included C) at least two bullets below the line for your conclusion
  2. On the back of the "I" chart, you are to have:
    1. A full introduction: Three Steps... 
    2. At least two body paragraphs that will include:
      • A full topic sentence for the paragraph
      • at least three bullet points providing information
      • A concluding sentence
    3. A conclusion.

 

Here are some resources for your vacation Thematic Project:

 

 

Marking Period Six

5/5 - Hmwk #1: Pages 863 - 871
5/6 - Quiz #1: the Fall of the Soviet Union - Here is the Powerpoint
Quiz Topics: Tell how the following contributed to the fall of the Soviet Union: Glasnost; Perestroika; Soviet War with Afghanistan; Solidarity Movement
5/9: Hmwk #2: Pages 880 - 884 - Communism/China/Chairman Mao

 

 

 

 




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/21: Hmwk #7: 144 - 148 Review Book Notes due
11/21 - Quiz #3: Declaration of the Rights of Man
11/24: Revenge Document Analysis
12/2 - PowerPoint Notes due - French Revolution PP
12/5: Essay #2: Robespierre: Virtue and Terror

Third Marking Period
 

12/9: Homework #1
12/12: Exam #1: Essay Exam: The French Revolution: "Phase by Phase" ***French Revolution Essay Assignment: Follow this guide to help you compose your essay this Friday in class.

12/18: Hmwk #2: Document analysis on the Haitian Revolution. Here is the document: Haitian Revolution  

Global Vacation Assignment: Thematic Essay Assignment. Here are the Thematic Essays:

For each of the essays listed above:

  1. Provide an "I" chart that will have: a) three bullets point above the line (Introduction Basics) b) Each of your "sides" completed with trigger words included C) at least two bullets below the line for your conclusion
  2. On the back of the "I" chart, you are to have:
  3. A full introduction: Three Steps... 
  4. At least two body paragraphs that will include:
    • A full topic sentence for the paragraph
    • at least three bullet points providing information
    • A concluding sentence
  5. A conclusion.

Hence, you are providing an essay outline for each of the Thematic Essays

Here are some resources you can use:

PowerPoint on the Index Card Assignment

12/22: Hmwk #3: Index Card Fronts
12/22: Quiz #1: Index Card Fronts
1/7: Essay #1: Thematic Essays - outline format due
1/9: Exam #2: Pt. One: Index Cards - Pt/ Two: 15 choices + responses
1/13: Homework #4: Notes: 163 - 169
1/14: Quiz #2: Agrarian and Industrial Revolution: Quiz Topics: Here is a powerpoint that will help you: (PowerPoint) Here is another, the one we began in class, w/o the pictures...(PowerPoint)

  • How does farming/agriculture change as a result of the Agrarian Revolution?

  • What advantages did Great Britain have which made it a central point for the Industrial Revolution?

  • Explain how the Factory System changes how products are made, and influences the lives of workers.

  • Explain the concept of Supply and Demand as it applies to laissez faire capitalism. 

1/15: Homework #5 Industrial Revolution Primary Documents + Annotation of Document (Documents here) 
1/20: Homework #6: Annotation of  Communist Manifesto
1/20: Homework #7: 2/3 1/3 notes on the Communist Manifesto.
1/21: Final Exam: Multiple Choice
1/22: Final Exam: Thematic Essay

SECOND SEMESTER

On line version of the Communist Manifesto
Vacation Assignment + Details for Communist Manifesto Questions/Paper and Due Dates

2/4: Homework #1: Questions on the Communist Manifesto (see above...)
2/5: Quiz #1: for Thursday: German and Italian Unification: take notes on this PowerPoint - You will be able to use them for the Quiz.
2/9: Hmwk #3: 173 - 178 Review Book Notes - PowerPoint on Imperialism
2/12: Hmwk #4: Shooting an Elephant Document Notation  
PowerPoint on Imperialism
2/24: Hmwk #4: White Man's Burden Analysis

 

 


 

 

 

 


Review Materials for your Final Exam. (Wed. Jan. 21/Thurs Jan 22)

Final Exam Review Sheet

Thematic Essays for your Final on Thursday: I will choose from these three!!!

Unit 1: The Renaissance

 

Renaissance Big Picture PowerPoint - This is what you read, download, and construct your Review Unit
Renaissance Art  
Renaissance PowerPoint: Politics and Art 
PERSIA PowerPoint 

Here is the Renaissance Review PowerPoint. 

UNIT #2: THE REFORMATION

Big Picture PowerPoint - read, download and construct your unit review
Protestant Reformation: Martin Luther to John Calvin
English Reformation: Henry VIII and his break from Rome
Counter Reformation - The Roman Catholic Church re-establishes itself. 

UNIT #3: THE AGE OF EXPLORATION/SPANISH CONQUEST/NEW WORLD SLAVERY

Big Picture PowerPoint: 
Age of Exploration

UNIT 4: ABSOLUTISM AND CONSTITUTIONALISM

Absolutism/Constitutionalism Big Picture PowerPoint - View this to get a handle on the concepts of Absolutism and Constitutionalism. ***This will help with your homework for Wednesday.

UNIT #5: THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION AND THE ENLIGHTENMENT

UNIT 6: THE FRENCH REVOLUTION/NAPOLEONIC EUROPE/CONGRESS OF VIENNA

Latin American Revolutions

Unit 7: Agrarian and Industrial REvolution

Multiple Choice Review for your final

  1. The Renaissance

  2. The Reformation

  3. Meso-America

  4. African Civilizations before European Slavery

  5. New World Colonization: Spain/Portugal

  6. Absolutism

  7. English Civil War

  8. English Constitutionalism

  9. The Enlightenment

  10. French Revolution

  11. Latin American Revolutions

  12. Industrial Revolution

Regents.org Review Site - This presents the topics in a very condensed form!!!

  1. The Renaissance  - Humanism; Great Works of Art

  1. The Reformation - Luther; Calvin; Henry VIII; Counter Reformation

  2. Age of Exploration - Exploration; Spanish Conquest; Columbian Exchange

  3. Absolutism - Louis XIV; Peter the Great

  4. Constitutionalism - Magna Carta; England's Civil War; Glorious Revolution; Bill of Rights

  5. The Scientific Revolution - Geocentric vs. Heliocentric; Copernicius - Newton; Scientific Method.

  6. The Enlightenment - Locke; Voltaire; Rousseau; Montesquieu; The Age of Reason

  7. The French Revolution - Long/Short Term Causes; 1789; Reign of Terror; Napleon's rise and fall

    1. Robespierre Document

    2. Newspaper Template

  8. The Industrial Revolution - Causes; Urbanization; Labor Exploitation 

  9. Congress of Vienna - Balance of Power; Conservatism  

  10. Latin American Revolutions - Creoles; Simon Bolivar


Second Semester

On line version of the Communist Manifesto
Vacation Assignment + Details for Communist Manifesto Questions/Paper and Due Dates

2/4: Homework #1: Questions on the Communist Manifesto (see above...)
2/5: Quiz #1: for Thursday: German and Italian Unification: take notes on this PowerPoint - You will be able to use them for the Quiz.
2/9: Hmwk #3: 173 - 178 Review Book Notes - PowerPoint on Imperialism
2/12: Hmwk #4: Shooting an Elephant - Document Notation  
PowerPoint on Imperialism
2/24: Hmwk #4: White Man's Burden Analysis
2/27: Paper on Shooting an Elephant is due
3/2: Hmwk #5: Black Man's Burden Document

 

Review Materials for your Exam on The New Age of Imperialism on Wednesday:

  1. PowerPoint: Japanese Imperialism + South Africa

  2. PowerPoint: British Imperialism in India

  3. Powerpoint: British Imperialism in China + South Africa (Dutch/British)

  4. PowerPoint: The Congo

  5. PowerPoint: New Age of Imperialism in a very brief Summary 

3/5: Hmwk #8: Take notes on the Causes of WWI: PowerPoint is Here
3/6: Quiz #3: Chart for your Quiz on Friday - 

Questions for your Quiz:

  • Be able to explain the M.A.I.N acronym, and give one example cfor each. 

  • For each of the Nations/Empire (Germany, France, Great Britain, Russia, Austria/Hungary, Serbia)

    • Provide one concern (an issue that worred them) 

    • And one goal ( a specfic thing they wanted to accomplish) 

3/10: WWI Poem Assignment

3/13: Russian Revolution Notes
3/17: The Terror Famine - Document Analysis 
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THE ORAL HISTORY PROJECT 2015:

  • Step One: - The Vision - You will interview a person 60 years of age or older, and get them to
    respond to your questions. You can choose 20 Questions from the list that I have provided, and then construct 15 questions of your own.

    • This interview can be done in person, or over the phone or by Skype/Facetime if your subject is not in this location (Overseas, etc.) 

By Tuesday, February 24th, you will have selected 25 questions from my list, and you will also have composed 15 questions of your own. 

 

 

Fifth Marking Period

3/23: Homework #1: Document Analysis: The Will to Power
3/25: Homework #2: Pages 208 - 209 2/3 1/3 Notes + Discussion Questions

  • What similarities do you see explaining why Fascism rose in both Italy and Germany?
  • What factors contributed to Hitler’s rise to power?
  • Explain the methods used by the Nazis to set up a totalitarian State.
  • Explain why a brand of fascism/militarism rose in japan in the Post WWI period.

3/27: Homework #3: Nazi 25 Points + Mein Kampf Analysis

Vacation Assignment: Part One: Thematic Essay's for Regents Review:

Resources:

  1. Graphic Organizer "I" Chart
  2. I Chart Example: How to Break down the Question...and fill out the chart         (Example is based on this question)
  3. PowerPoint for the Thematic Essay

What do  have to do with the Six Thematic Essays below?

  1. Provide an "I" chart that will have: a) three bullets point above the line (Introduction Basics) b) Each of your "sides" completed with trigger words included C) at least two bullets below the line for your conclusion
  2. On the back of the "I" chart, you are to have:
    1. A full introduction: Three Steps... 
    2. At least two body paragraphs that will include:
      • A full topic sentence for the paragraph
      • at least three bullet points providing information
      • A concluding sentence
    3. A conclusion.

Here are the Thematic Essays:

  1. Turning Points
  2. Political Systems
  3. Poltical Change
  4. Economic Change: Industrialization
  5. Conflict: Threatening Peace
  6. Change: Philosophers/Leaders
     

Possible Thematics for Friday:

  1. Poltical Change - 
  2. Turning Points - 

PowerPoint on Chinese Nationalism, the Rise of Mao, changes under Deng Xiaoping and the Tiananmen Square Massacre 

  • Be able to explain the roots of the struggle between Chinese Nationalists and Chinese Communists
  • Explain the significance of Mao's Long March.
  • Describe Mao's moves toward "reform": The Great Leap Forward" and "The Cultural Revolution"
  • What were the Four Modernizations of Deng Xiaoping?
  • Why was the Tiananmen Square Massacre significant?

 

Sixth Marking Period

5/4 Hmwk #1 : The Middle East: 249 - 254
5/6 Hmwk #2: DBQ "I" Chart for Wednesdsay. Here is the Regents with the DBQ, in case you need to use it.
5/8: Hmwk #3: Full Into + Two Body paragraphs using Topic Sentences, and at least three document references. Here is the handout that you received in class in case you need it: Handout
 
***Here is the sample page with the Introduction and Body Paragraph  

5/13: Regents Multiple Choice Exam
5/12: Hmwk #4: Death in Gaza Notes
5/15: Hmwk #5: 242 - 248 Notes
5/20: Hmwk #6: Thematic Outline Chart (12 Themes)
5/21: Regents Exam Multiple Choice #2 (Regents Exam that we took on Wednesday (5/21): use this for exam corrections.)
5/22: Hmwk #7: Review Sheet #1
5/27: Regents Exam Multiple Choice #3 (Regents Exam we took on Wednesday (5/27): use this exam for corrections.
5/29: Hmwk #8: Review Sheet #2
6/1: Regents Multiple Choice Exam #4 (Regents Exam we took on Monday)
6/3: Hmwk #9: Review Sheet #3
6/5: Final Exam Part II: thematic Essays (I will choose 1)
6/10: Hmwk #10: Review Sheet #4 
6/11: Extra Credit Assignment: Human Rights Violations 
6/12: DBQ Analysis: Answer short questions; Construct a full intro, and two body paragraphs. 


 

 


 

 

 


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9/12: Hmwk #3: Review Unit on Big Picture PowerPoint due. Follow this when you write your Review Unit guide. due Tuesday, 9/16 

 

Hmwk #1: Nietzsche Thesis
9/13: Essay #1: Nietzsche
9/16: Hmwk #2: Luther's 95 Thesis
9/16: Quiz #2: Middle Ages/Renaissance
9/23: Essay #2: Thematic Essay Luther
9/23: Exam #1: Diagnostic
9/24: Hmwk #3: Notes 394 - 397
9/25: Exam #2: Renaissance to Age of Exploration
9/27: Hmwk #4: Guns/Germs/Steel Notes
9/30: Hmwk #5: 410 - 415
10/7: Hmwk #6: 126 - 130
10/9: Hmwk #7: Absolutism Document
10/10: Hmwk: 8: Hobbes Analysis
10/15: Homework #9: Bill of Rights
10:17: Essay #3: Absolutism/Constitutionalism

Second Marking Period

10/21: Hmwk #1: Notes 140 - 143
10/21: Quiz #1: Absolutism
10/22: Hmwk #2: Aquinas Notes
10/23: Hmwk #3: Aquinas Introduction
10/30: Homework #4: Common Application Outline
11/1: Quiz #2: Enlightenment
11/6: Quiz #3: Scientific Revolution
11/7: Exam #1: Scientific Revolution - Enlightenment
11/12: Hmwk #5: 144 - 150
11/13: Hmwk #6: G-Mail Message
11/15: Essay #2: Common Application
11/18: Hmwk #7: Declaration of Rights of Man
11/21: Hmwk #8: Robespierre
11/25: Mid-Term Essay
11/26: Mid-Term Multiple Choice
12/2: Hmwk #9: 494 - 503 Text Book
12/4: Hmwk #10: Document Analysis
 

Third Marking Period

12/5: Quiz #1: Croesus
12/5: Hmwk #1: Bolivar Analysis
12/10: Hmwk #2: Notes 536 - 543
12/11: Quiz #2: Simon Bolivar/The Cave
12/13: Hmwk #3: Haiti Document
12/16: Hmwk #4: 508 - 515
12/18: Hmwk #5: Industrial Revolution Documents  
1/2: Hmwk #6: 515 - 523
1/6: Hmwk #7: Communist Manifesto Documents: Assignment
1/8 Hmwk #8: Thematic Introduction; Introduction Format
1/9: Hmwk #9: Text Book Notes: 584 - 590
1/10: Hmwk #10: Text Book Notes: 591 - 595
1/13: Hmwk #11: Blood and Iron Document 
1/15: Thematic Essay: Economic Systems: Industrial Revolution (click for link)   

Second Semester

Fourth Marking Period

2/4: Hmwk #1: Text Book Notes: 630 - 639; 644 - 649
2/6: Hmwk #2: 173 - 178 Review Book Notes
2/10: Hmwk #3: Shooting an Elephant - Document Notation and "Scenes"
2/13: Hmwk #4: White Man's Burden Analysis
2/14: Hmwk #5: Black Man's Burden Document
2/24: Global Thematic Essay: Imperialism 
2/26: Hmwk #6: Text Book Notes: 644 - 653
2/28: Hmwk #7: Text Book Notes 694 - 700
2/27: Hmwk #8: Guns, Germs and Steel Notes
3/3: Hmwk #9: Oral History Project Questions (
35 Questions Due: Here is the format that your interview will follow
3/5: Hmwk #10: WWI Poetry Analysis: Here is the format ; Here are the poems Here is the Painting 
3/6: Quiz #2: Causes of WWI. PowerPoint to study from
3/7: Hmwk #11: Text Book Notes: 701 - 713

PowerPoints on Imperialism: Use these for your Thematic Analysis Global Thematic Essay: Imperialism

Fifth Marking Period

3/18: Hmwk #1: Analysis of Primary Document (A peasants point of view) on Russia from the Revolution to Stalin and Collectivization.
3/20: Hmwk #2: Pages 774 783 Text notes: Rise of Fascism in Italy and Germany. PowerPoint on Fascism
3/21: Quiz on HItler's Consolidation of Power
3/24: Hmwk #3: Document Analysis: 25 Points of Nazism; Mein Kampf 
3/26: Hmwk #4: Text Book Pages 788 - 798 Quiz on the Road to WWII on Wed. 
3/28: Hmwk #5: Text Book Pages  799 - 808
3/31: Hmwk #6: Text Book Pages 808 - 813
4/3: Essay: The Last Days Documentary. Here is a link to the film on Youtube  
4/4: Quiz on key WWII events. Here is the link to the interactive map which will help you visualize the events. Events to place in order, and discuss their importance:
4/24: Hmwk #7 Notes: Text Book Pages 863 - 871
4/25: Vacation Assignment: Five Thematics:
4/28: PowerPoint on Yugoslavia Breakup: Genocide. Srebrenica Massacre
4/30: Hmwk #8: Text Book Notes 911 - 919 for Wednesday
5/1: Essay #2: Two Thematics: Due on Thursday, 5/1   
5/2: Palestinian/Israeli Conflict PowerPoint 

 

PowerPoint on The Middle East: Cold War Issues   

  1. Invasion of Poland

  2. VE Day

  3. Surrender of France

  4. D-Day

  5. Bombing of Japan

  6. Battle of Britain

  7. Battle of Stalingrad

  8. Battle of the Bulge

  9. VJ Day 

Review Sheet for Exam: Fascism to beginning of the Cold War 
PowerPoint Causes of WWII
PowerPoint Cold War
PowerPoint Fascism
PowerPoint End of WWII

Do Now:

Vacation Assignment Pt. One: Text Book Notes: 863 - 871. Due on Thursday, April 24th. Fall of Soviet Union PP

Vacation Assignment Pt. Two:

or your vacation Assignment: You are to outline thematic essays 1 - 5 listed on the website. For each of the essays, you will provide:

  1. A full, three step introduction.
  2. A body paragraph outline(a minimum of two of them) which will include:
    1. A complete Topic sentence
    2. Bullet points where you make three points connected with the topic sentence
    3. A full concluding Sentence
  3. full conclusion

 

  1. Regents Thematic Essays: Belief Systems 

  2. Regents Thematic Essay: Geography

  3. Regents Thematic Essay: Change

  4. Regents Thematic Essay: Conflict

  5. Regents Thematic Essay: Culture and Intellectual Life

  6. Regents Thematic Essay: Economic Systems

  7. Regents Thematic Essay: Justice and Human Rights

  8. Regents Thematic Essay: Nationalism

  9. Regents Thematic Essay: Imperialism

  10. Regents Thematic Essay: Turning Points

***Each Essay outline is worth 20 points, and the assignment is worth 100 points total. It will be due on Friday, April 25th. 

Additional Resources for your assignment:

Regents Thematic Essay 

  1. Great all-in-one Review Sheet for Thematic Essays

  2. Regents Thematic Essay Rubric 2014

  3. Thematic Intro Format

  4. Regents Thematic Essay Format

  5. Regents Thematic Essay: Key Trigger Words

Sixth Marking Period:

5/6: Essay #1 - Nationalism and Imperialism

Rwanda and Northern Ireland PowerPoints 

 

 

 

 

Ages of History: Links, Documents and PowerPoints  

  1. The Renaissance  - Humanism; Great Works of Art

  2. The Reformation - Luther; Calvin; Henry VIII; Counter Reformation

  3. Age of Exploration - Exploration; Spanish Conquest; Columbian Exchange

  4. Absolutism - Louis XIV; Peter the Great

  5. Constitutionalism - Magna Carta; England's Civil War; Glorious Revolution; Bill of Rights

  6. The Scientific Revolution - Geocentric vs. Heliocentric; Copernicius - Newton; Scientific Method.

  7. The Enlightenment - Locke; Voltaire; Rousseau; Montesquieu; The Age of Reason

  8. The French Revolution - Long/Short Term Causes; 1789; Reign of Terror; Napleon's rise and fall.

  9. The Industrial Revolution - Causes; Urbanization; Labor Exploitation

  10. Congress of Vienna - Balance of Power; Conservatism  

  11. Latin American Revolutions - Creoles; Simon Bolivar

  12. German and Italian Unification - Bismarck; Realpolitik; Cavour

  13. WWI - Long/Short Term Causes;The Balkans; Total War

  14. Global Nationalism - India; China

  15. Rise of Fascism - Mussolini; Hitler; Europe between the Wars

  16. WWII - Allies/Axis Powers; Holocaust

  17. The Cold War - US/USSR;

  18. The Middle East - Arab/Israeli Conflict; PLO; Intifada

  19. Genocide/Human Rights - Holocaust; Cambodia; The Balkans; Rwanda