February 27-March 3

Viva la Revolution!

Monday/Wednesday

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?

Honors/AP

Respond to study guide questions for A Tale of Two Cities.

Tuesday/Thursday

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.

Friday

Review for Test

Honors/AP – A Tale of Two Cities Test Wednesday, March 8.

 

 

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February 13-17, 2017

Monday/Wednesday

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.

Tuesday/Thursday

Complete an LBQ on Galileo’s Controversy.

Friday

Quiz

February 6-10, 2017

Monday

We will watch and critique our PSA’s for our un-contacted tribes.

Tuesday

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

Wednesday

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

Thursday

Read an excerpt from Candide by Voltaire (Chapters 1-2). Discuss Satire

Friday

View Humanities classes’ PSA’s.