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27 First Day of School! Day 1

Class syllabus

28 Day 2

Warm Up #1

Lesson: Creating Annotated Relief Maps of Ancient China

29 Day 3

Lesson: Creating Annotated Relief Maps of Ancient China

Warm Up #1: Early Settlement in North America

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September 2014
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  1 Labor Day - No School

2

Lesson: Creating Annotated Relief Maps of Ancient China

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Lesson: Creating Annotated Relief Maps of Ancient China

 

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Lesson: Creating Annotated Relief Maps of Ancient China

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Lesson: Creating Annotated Relief Maps of Ancient China
Due Mon.

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Lesson: Creating Imperial Robes About China's Emperors

Warm Up #2: Qualities of a nation's leader

9No School - Primary Day

10

Lesson: Creating Imperial Robes About China's Emperors

11

Lesson: Creating Imperial Robes About China's Emperors

12

Lesson: Creating Imperial Robes About China's Emperors

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15 Day 6

Lesson: Creating Imperial Robes About China's Emperors

16 Day 1

Finish Lesson: Creating Imperial Robes About China's Emperors

Begin Lesson: Learning About Three Ways of Thought

Warm Up #3: Confucius on Leadership

17 Day 2

Lesson: Learning About Three Ways of Thought

Warm Up#4: Philosophy of Life

18 Day 3

Lesson: Learning About Three Ways of Thought

19 Day 4

Lesson: Learning About Three Ways of Thought

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22 Day 5

Lesson: Learning About Three Ways of Thought

23 Day 6

Lesson: Learning About Three Ways of Thought


24 Day 1

Lesson: Learning About Three Ways of Thought

25 Rosh Hashana - No School

26 Day 2

Video: China's First Emperor

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29 Day 3

Video: China's First Emperor

30 Day 4

Video: China's First Emperor

    

October 2014
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1 Day 5

Finish Video: China's First Emperor

 

2 Day 6

Lesson: Examining the Reign of Qin Shi Huang Di

3 Day 1

Lesson: Examining the Reign of Qin Shi Huang Di

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6 Day 2

Lesson: Examining the Reign of Qin Shi Huang Di

7 Day 3

Finish Lesson: Examining the Reign of Qin Shi Huang Di

8 Day 4

Lesson: Daily Life in the Han Dynasty

9 Day 5

Lesson: Daily Life in the Han Dynasty

10 Day 6

Lesson: Daily Life in the Han Dynasty

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12 13 Columbus Day - No School

14 Day 1

Lesson: Daily Life in the Han Dynasty

15 Day 2

Lesson: Daily Life in the Han Dynasty

16 Day 3

Finish Lesson: Daily Life in the Han Dynasty

17 Day 4

Movie: Confucius - Notes Organizer

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20 Day 5

Due: Obituaries for Han Dynasty Lesson

Movie: Confucius - Notes Organizer

21 Day 6

Movie: Confucius - Notes Organizer

22 Day 1

Movie: Confucius - Notes Organizer

23 Day 2

Finish Movie: Confucius - Notes Organizer

24 Day 3

Begin Confucius Movie Quiz (Open Book)

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27 Day 4

Confucius Movie Quiz (Open Book)

28 Day 5

Camp Champlin Field Trip Canceled.

Finish Begin Confucius Movie Quiz (Open Book)

Begin The Silk Road Lesson

29 Day 6

The Silk Road Lesson

30 Day 1

The Silk Road Lesson

31 Day 2

The Silk Road Lesson

 

November 2014
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2 3 Professional Development Day - No School 4 Election Day - No School

5 Day 3

The Silk Road Lesson

6 Day 4

Lesson: Dynastic Rule in China from the Sui to the Ming

7 Day 5

Lesson: Dynastic Rule in China from the Sui to the Ming

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10 Day 6

Video: Emperor of the Seas - The Voyage of Zheng He

11 Veteran's Day

12 Day 1

Lesson: Dynastic Rule in China from the Sui to the Ming

13 Day 2

Lesson: Dynastic Rule in China from the Sui to the Ming

14 Day 3

Lesson: Dynastic Rule in China from the Sui to the Ming

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17 Day 4

Lesson: Dynastic Rule in China from the Sui to the Ming - Group presentations

18 Day 5

Video: Marco Polo - Journey to the East

19 Day 6

Finish video.

Lesson: Dynastic Rule in China from the Sui to the Ming - Group presentations

20 Day 1

Parent Conferences - 1/2 Day

Lesson: Dynastic Rule in China from the Sui to the Ming - Group presentations (Period C only)

21 Day 2

Lesson: Dynastic Rule in China from the Sui to the Ming - Group presentations

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24 Day 3

Lesson: Dynastic Rule in China from the Sui to the Ming - Step 2 Understanding the Past Helps Us to Understand the Present

25 Day 4

Lesson: Dynastic Rule in China from the Sui to the Ming - Step 2 Understanding the Past Helps Us to Understand the Present

26 Day 5 - End of Trimester One

Video: Inside he Forbidden City - Secrets (No assignment)

27 Thanksgiving Day - No School 28No School29
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December 2014
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1 Day 6 Trimester Two Begins

Lesson: Understanding Geography's Effect on Settlement in Ancient Greece

2 Day 1

Lesson: Understanding Geography's Effect on Settlement in Ancient Greece

3 Day 2

Lesson: Understanding Geography's Effect on Settlement in Ancient Greece

4 Day 3

Lesson: Understanding Geography's Effect on Settlement in Ancient Greece

5 Day 4

Christmas Carol Field Trip - No Classes

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8 Day 5

Review Lesson: Understanding Geography's Effect on Settlement in Ancient Greece

Video: Engineering an Empire - Greece

9 Day 6

Finish Video: Engineering an Empire - Greece

Lesson: Crete and Mycenae - The Roots of Greek Civilization

10 Day 1

Lesson: Crete and Mycenae - The Roots of Greek Civilization

11 Day 2

Lesson: Crete and Mycenae - The Roots of Greek Civilization

12 Day 3

Lesson: Crete and Mycenae - The Roots of Greek Civilization

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15Day 4

Finish Lesson: Crete and Mycenae - The Roots of Greek Civilization

Begin Interpreting Homer's Odyssey Lesson

16 Day 5

Interpreting Homer's Odyssey Lesson

17 Day 6

Interpreting Homer's Odyssey Lesson

18 Day 1

Interpreting Homer's Odyssey Lesson

19 Day 2

Fun Day

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21 22 Holiday Vacation Begins - No School 23 No School 24 No School 25 No School 26 No School27
28 29 No School 30 No School 31 No School   

January 2015
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     1 No School 2 No School3
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5 Day 3

Interpreting Homer's Odyssey Lesson

6 Day 4

Finish Interpreting Homer's Odyssey Lesson

 

7 Day 5

Tracing Democracy in Ancient Greece Lesson

8 Day 6

Tracing Democracy in Ancient Greece Lesson

9 Day 1

Tracing Democracy in Ancient Greece Lesson

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12 Day 2

Tracing Democracy in Ancient Greece Lesson

13 Day 3

Tracing Democracy in Ancient Greece Lesson

Begin Geography Bee

14 Day 4

Geography Bee

15 Day 5

Video: Engineering an Empire - The Persians

16 Day 6

Lesson: Understanding the Persian Wars

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18 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No School

20 Day 1

Lesson: Understanding the Persian Wars

21 Day 2

Lesson: Understanding the Persian Wars

22 Day 3

Lesson: Understanding the Persian Wars

23 Day 4

Video: Last Stand of the 300

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26 Day 5

Video: Last Stand of the 300

27 Day 6 No School Due to Snow.

 

28 Day 1 No School Due to Snow.

 

29 Day 2

Lesson: Understanding the Persian Wars

30 Day 3

Lesson: Understanding the Persian Wars

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February 2015
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2 Day 4 No School - Snow Day

 

3 Day 5 No School - Snow Day

Lesson: Understanding the Persian Wars

4 Day 6 Progress Reports Go Home

Lesson: Understanding the Persian Wars

5 Day 1 - ASFMS Geography Bee

Lesson: Understanding the Persian Wars

6 Day 2

Lesson: Understanding the Persian Wars

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9 Day 3 No School - Snow Day

 

10 Day 4

Lesson: Understanding the Persian Wars (Finishing and presenting)

11 Day 5

Video: What the Ancient Knew - Greece

12 Day 6

Lesson: Understanding the Persian Wars (Finishing and presenting)

13 Day 1

 

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15 16 Winter Vacation Begins - No School 17 No School 18 No School 19 No School 20 No School21
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23 Day 2

Lesson: Understanding the Persian Wars (Finishing and presenting)

24 Day 3

Lesson: Touring Athens in the Golden Age

25 Day 4

Lesson: Touring Athens in the Golden Age

26 Day 5

Lesson: Touring Athens in the Golden Age

27 Day 6

Lesson: Touring Athens in the Golden Age

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March 2015
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2Day 1

Finish/Review Lesson: Touring Athens in the Golden Age

Begin Lesson: Greek Against Greek

3 Day 2

Lesson: Greek Against Greek

4 Day 3

Lesson: Greek Against Greek

5 Day 4

Lesson: Greek Against Greek

6 Day 5

 

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9 Day 6

Lesson: Greek Against Greek

10 Day 1

Finish: Lesson: Greek Against Greek

Introduction to Mythology Project

11 Day 2

Introduction to Mythology Project

 

 

12 Day 3

Video: Engineering an Empire - Age of Alexander

13 Day 4

Video: Engineering an Empire - Age of Alexander

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16 Day 5 PARCC Testing Begins

Lesson: Alexander the Great - Hero or Villian?

17 Day 6 PARCC Testing

Lesson: Alexander the Great - Hero or Villian?

18 Day 1 PARCC Testing

Lesson: Alexander the Great - Hero or Villian?

19 Day 2 PARCC Testing

Lesson: Alexander the Great - Hero or Villian?

20 Day 3 PARCC Testing - End of Trimester 2

Lesson: Alexander the Great - Hero or Villian?

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23 Day 4

Lesson: Alexander the Great - Hero or Villian?

24 Day 5

Lesson: Alexander the Great - Hero or Villian?

25 Day 6

Lesson: Alexander the Great - Hero or Villian?

26 Day 1

Lesson: Alexander the Great - Hero or Villian?

27 Day 2

Lesson: Alexander the Great - Hero or Villian?

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30 Day 3 Report Cards Go Home

Finish esson: Alexander the Great - Hero or Villian?

31 Day 4

Lesson: Discovering Etruscan and Greek Influences on Roman Civilization

Conference on Mythology Project

    

April 2015
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1 Day 5

Lesson: Discovering Etruscan and Greek Influences on Roman Civilization

Conference on Mythology Project

 

2 Day 6

Lesson: Discovering Etruscan and Greek Influences on Roman Civilization

3 Good Friday - No School4
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6 Day 1

Lesson: Discovering Etruscan and Greek Influences on Roman Civilization

7 Day 2

Lesson: Discovering Etruscan and Greek Influences on Roman Civilization

8 Day 3

Lesson: Discovering Etruscan and Greek Influences on Roman Civilization

9 Day 4 - Parent/Teacher Conferences Begin after school

Lesson: Discovering Etruscan and Greek Influences on Roman Civilization

10 Day 5

Finish Lesson: Discovering Etruscan and Greek Influences on Roman Civilization

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13 Day 6

Lesson: The Struggle for Power - Patricians and Plebeians

14 Day 1

Lesson: The Struggle for Power - Patricians and Plebeians

15 Day 2

Lesson: The Struggle for Power - Patricians and Plebeians

16 Day 3

Lesson: The Struggle for Power - Patricians and Plebeians

17 Day 4

Lesson: The Struggle for Power - Patricians and Plebeians

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19 20 Spring Vacation Begins - No School 21 No School 22 No School 23 No School 24 No School25
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27 Day 5

Finish Lesson: The Struggle for Power - Patricians and Plebeians

28 Day 6

Video: Engineering an Empire - Carthage

29 Day 1

Video: Engineering an Empire - Carthage

Begin Lesson: Understanding the Punic Wars

30 Day 2

Lesson: Understanding the Punic Wars

  

May 2015
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1 Day 3

Lesson: Understanding the Punic Wars

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4 Day 4

Lesson: Understanding the Punic Wars

5 Day 5

Lesson: Understanding the Punic Wars

6 Day 6

Lesson: Understanding the Punic Wars

7 Day 1

Project Work: Greek/Roman Mythology Project

8 Day 2 Mid-Trimester Point

Project Work: Greek/Roman Mythology Project

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11 Day 3

Lesson: Understanding the Punic Wars

12 Day 4

Lesson: Understanding the Punic Wars

13 Day 5

Lesson: Understanding the Punic Wars

14 Day 6

Lesson: Understanding the Punic Wars

15 Day 1

Lesson: Understanding the Punic Wars

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18 Day 2

Finish Lesson: Understanding the Punic Wars

Project Work: Greek/Roman Mythology Project

19 Day 3

Video: The Great Empire Series - Rome: Age of Emperors

20 Day 4

Video: The Great Empire Series - Rome: Building an Empire

21 Day 5

Video: The Great Empire Series - Rome: Building an Empire

22 Day 6

Lesson: Debating Whether Military Expansion Helped or Hurt Rome

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24 25 Memorial Day - No School

26 Day 1

Lesson: Debating Whether Military Expansion Helped or Hurt Rome

27 Day 2

Lesson: Debating Whether Military Expansion Helped or Hurt Rome

28 Day 3

Lesson: Debating Whether Military Expansion Helped or Hurt Rome

29 Day 4

Lesson: Debating Whether Military Expansion Helped or Hurt Rome - Socratic Seminar

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June 2015
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1 Day 5

Lesson: Debating Whether Military Expansion Helped or Hurt Rome - Socratic Seminar

2 Day 6

Lesson: Debating Whether Military Expansion Helped or Hurt Rome (Step 2 & 3)

3 Day 1

Finish Lesson: Debating Whether Military Expansion Helped or Hurt Rome

4 Day 2

Science Planetarium Activity

 

5 Day 3

8th Grade Outing

 

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8 Day 4

Finish Lesson: Debating Whether Military Expansion Helped or Hurt Rome

Greek Mythology Project Work

9 Day 5

Greek Mythology Project Work

10 Day 6

Lesson: Creating Columns to Evaluate Emperors

11 Day 1

Lesson: Creating Columns to Evaluate Emperors

12 Day 2

Lesson: Creating Columns to Evaluate Emperors

 

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15 Day 3

Lesson: Creating Columns to Evaluate Emperors

16 Day 4

Lesson: Creating Columns to Evaluate Emperors

17 Day 5 URI Field Trip

18 Day 6

Greek Mythology Project Work

19 Day 1

Mythology Project Due

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21 22 Day 2 - Last day to hand in an assignment. 23 Field Day 24 Grades will already have been submitted to Aspen (grading system)

25 Last Day of School- 1/2 Day

No formal classes.

26 Summer Vacation Begins!!!27
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