Viva la Revolution!
What are some of the causes of past revolutions that we’ve seen in our texts?
Social? Religious? Scientific?
How would you solve these problems?
Respond to study guide questions for A Tale of Two Cities.
Read excerpts from A Tale of Two Cities and Les Miserables. Answer test prep questions.
Unit 6 Test on Monday, March 6.
Revolution Essay due Wednesday March 8.
Review for Test
Honors/AP – A Tale of Two Cities Test Wednesday, March 8.
2nd Block: Elective Registration in the cafeteria until 10:45. Please bring a pencil!
What is a precis-lesson-plan? We will read and then write a precis for “The Earth Moves” from Copernicus’ On the Revolutions of Heavenly Orbs.
Complete an LBQ on Galileo’s Controversy.
We will watch and critique our PSA’s for our un-contacted tribes.
Vocabulary: Absolute monarch, estate, bourgeoisie, Enlightenment, revolution, National Assembly, Tennis Court Oath, Bastille, guillotine, Democratic Republic, treason, Reign of Terror, The Directory, coup d’etat, Sons of Liberty, quartering, militia, blockade, precis, theme, metaphysics
Philosopher Speed Dating: Research the following philosophers and scientists:
Thomas Hobbs, John Locke, Voltaire, Jean Jacques Rousseau, Adam Smith
Galileo Galilei, Nicolaus Copernicus, Johannes Kepler, Sir Isaac Newton
Read an excerpt from Candide by Voltaire (Chapters 1-2). Discuss Satire
View Humanities classes’ PSA’s.