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Thursday, September 17, 2020

 

News Review

 

Lesson 63: The Age of Reason / Day One of Three

 

We’ll be moving on with our review of 7th grade with this activity which will go on until next week.

 

OBJECTIVES

 

To read, analyze, and respond to selections representative of the great thinkers of the eighteenth century.

 

PROCESS

 

Today, you’ll be defining reason, the Age of Reason, and Enlightenment.  Then you’ll be able to access a handout on Google Classroom.   You’ll be reading excerpts from several Enlightenment thinkers and responding to questions.  Next time we meet you’ll share your conclusions and analysis.

 

Homework

 

Finish handout “The Age of Reason: Messages from the Age of Reason”.  Read the the excerpts from the writers of some of the great thinkers of the eighteenth century.  You might want to print out and take notes on this material to the side.

 

Answer the questions at the end directly on the handout, or, if you wish, download and write your answers, then scan or take a .jpg that you upload.  Each answer should be a well-thought out paragraph of 3-5 good sentences going beyond simply repeating the text, but with good analysis backed up by evidence.

 

Be prepared for class discussion based on the material.

 

This material is due on or before 6:00 PM on Sunday, September 20.

 

Homework

 

Read and study the following material from your textbook.  Be prepared for a five-question open book, open note quiz on the following:

 

From Chapter 28, “Revolutions and National States in the Atlantic World”

 

Popular Sovereignty and Political Upheaval

  • Introduction (636)
  • The Enlightenment and Revolutionary Ideas (637)
  • Introduction (637)
  • Science and Society (637)
  • Voltaire (637)
  • Deism (637)
  • The Theory of Progress (637-638)

 

Monday, September 14, 2020

 

Quiz #1

 

You will get five-point plus bonus quiz based on pages 526 to 531 in your textbook covering the following:

 

Transformations in Scientific Thinking

  • Introduction
  • The Reconception of the Universe
  • The Ptolemaic Universe
  • Planetary Movement
  • The Copernican Universe

 

The Scientific Revolution

  • Introduction
  • Galileo Galilei
  • Isaac Newton
  • Women and Science
  • Emile du Chatelet
  • Sources from the Past: Galileo Galilei, Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina

 

Reviewing the Week Ahead

 

News Review

 

Lesson 61:  The Scientific Revolution: The Search for Meaning

 

In this lesson we’ll be answering the questions posed in the homework, but we’ll also try to go beyond what the written words say to delve deeper into  the material.

 

This will be the first time we are working with participation / discussion points.  SiR has created a list of your names randomized which he will use to call each of you to answer.  There will also be “free for all” sessions” where anyone can answer for credit.  Remember, participation is a very important part of your class grade do don’t waste your opportunities.

 

Sunday, September 13, 2020

 

Due today on or before midnight

 

Worksheet:  The Scientific Revolution: The Search for Meaning / Conflicting Views (Google Classroom)

 

Thursday, September 3, 2020

 

Presentation:  Review of 5th and 7th Grade World History / Part 3 of 3

 

We will with the presentation reviewing the World History you learned in 5th and 7th grade.  It will cover:

 

  •    The Renaissance
  •    The Reformation

 

You will need to take formal notes on this material which you will be turning in next week.  SiR is NOT looking for a word-by-word transcript, but an interpretation based on your understanding.

 

News Review (if time)

 

Homework

 

Please look through your textbook and read about any specific topic that came up in the presentation that you wanted to know more about..

 

Thursday, September 10, 2020

 

Presentation:  Review of 5th and 7th Grade World History / Part 4 of 4

 

We will finish with the presentation reviewing the World History you learned in 5th and 7th grade.  It will cover:

 

  •    The Renaissance
  •    The Reformation

 

You will need to take formal notes on this material which you will be turning in next week.  SiR is NOT looking for a word-by-word transcript, but an interpretation based on your understanding.

 

News Review (if time)

 

Lesson 61:  The Scientific Revolution: The Search for Meaning

 

In this lesson you’ll answer discussion questions and conclude with a discussion of the continuing controversy rooted in the Scientific Revolution.

 

Homework

 

Read pages 526 to 531 in your textbook covering the following:

 

TRANSFORMATIONS IN SCIENTIFIC THINKING

Introduction

The Reconception of the Universe

The Ptolemaic Universe

Planetary Movement

The Copernican Universe

The Scientific Revolution

Introduction

Galileo Galilei

Isaac Newton

Women and Science

Emile du Chatelet

Sources from the Past: Galileo Galilei, Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina

 

You will be given a quiz on this material next time.  The format has not been decided on.

 

Monday, August 31, 2020

 

Presentation:  Review of 5th and 7th Grade World History / Part 2 of 3

 

We will with the presentation reviewing the World History you learned in 5th and 7th grade.  It will cover:

 

  •    Focus on Greece
  •    Focus on Rome
  •    Christianity
  •    The Middle Ages
  •    Islam

 

You will need to take formal notes on this material which you will be turning in next week.  SiR is NOT looking for a word-by-word transcript, but an interpretation based on your understanding.

 

News Review (if time)

 

Homework

 

Please look through your textbook and read about any specific topic that came up in the presentation that you wanted to know more about..

 

Thursday, August 27, 2020

 

Presentation:  Review of 5th and 7th Grade World History

 

We will begin the new year with a presentation reviewing the World History you learned in 5th and 7th grade.  It will cover:

 

  •    Pre-history
  •    Humankind Before Agriculture
  •    The Agricultural Revolution
  •    The First Civilizations
  •    Focus on the Fertile Crescent

 

While our focus at the start is on the West and Europe, we will be focusing on the civilization, cultures, and peoples of Asia, Africa, and the Americas later in the year.  It is, after all, world history!

 

You will need to take formal notes on this material which you will be turning in next week.  SiR is NOT looking for a word-by-word transcript, but an interpretation based on your understanding.

 

Homework

 

Read from pages 5 to 630 by next Monday, outlining everything in detail.

 

JUST KIDDING!  This isn't AP World History!!!  However, please look through your textbook and read about any specific topic that came up in the presentation that you wanted to know more about.

 

Monday, August 24, 2020

 

Class Introduction

 

Welcome Back! Hope you all had an amazing summer and are prepared for an even more amazing year. Mr. Rosenberg (SiR) will be taking role and then he'll give you an overview of the class and basic class rules. We’ll review the class syllabus, get your email address and put you in for automatic texting.

 

You can find the class introductory video in the video file tab.