• December 4 

    Start work on Exam step 5 on Google classroom. Due Monday at midnight. Continue to work on test review. Test on Thursday. 

    December 2

    Complete Exam Step 4 - Instructions and submission on Google Classroom. Work on exam review on Google Classroom. 

    November 30

    Continue working on Exam Step 4 - Due Thursday on Google Classroom

    November 18

    Anglicanism and Calvinism

    Start Exam Step 4 - Annotated Bibliography 

    November 16

    Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation 

    Woodcut Assignment - Analyze the woodcuts from the lecture notes - Complete 2 woodcuts (on paper) One representing Catholocism and one Luthernaism. What is your line of reasoning? Your theological argument? 

    November 10 

    Italian Renaissance - Read through lecture notes 

    Start Facebook Project - Due on 11/17

    November 6

    Unit 4 Civilization Project - Present

    Finish Exam Step 2 and 3

    November 4

    Complete Unit 4 Civ Project

    Work on Exam step 2 and 3

    November 2

    Unit 4 Civilization Project

    Final Exam Step 2 

    October 28

    Unit 3 Test

    CNN Check

    October 26

    Test Review

    October 22

    Growth of Towns 

    • Plague Activity
    • Plague Primary Sources

    October 20 

    Medieval Catholic Church

    • Crusades (Crash Course)
    • Cathedrals

    Complete Medieval Church Assignment 

    October 14

    Islamic Civilization 

    Finish Koran by Heart

    October 12

    Foundations of Islam 

    • Muhammed and Five Pillars
    • Watch first 45 min of Koran by Heart (Available on Youtube) 

    October 8

    European Middle Ages 

    • The Franks, Vikings, Feudalism 

    October 6

    Unit Test 

    CNN Check 

    October 2


    Crash Course Video - The Roman Empire 

    Test Review - Doc in downloads list 

    September 30

    Fall of the Roman Republic and Birth of the Roman Empire 

    Illustrated Timeline Assignment - Instructions in PP

    September 28

    Chinese Belief Systems - Legalism and Confucianism 

    Filial Piety Assignment (Instructions in PP)

    September 24

    Growth of the Republic Lecture

    Finish Document Analysis

    • A-F
    • Outline for Essay

    September 22

    Foundation of Qin

    • Shi Huangdi 
    • Legalism 
    • Accompllishments

    Practice DBQ - Start Doc analysis 

    September 18

    Start Unit 2 - Rome and China 

    Foundation myths of Ancient Rome 

    Exam Step 1 - Pick a topic (Assignment on Google Classroom) 

    September 16

    Unit 1 Test

    CNN Check 1

    September 14

    Unit 1 Test Review

    September 10

    Complete Democracy Debate

    Start Greek Golden Age Project - Due day of test 

    September 8

    Persian Wars 

    Finish debate prep - Debate at stat of next class

    September 3

    Women in the ancient world. 

    Begin Citizenship in Athens Debate - Instructions in PP. Document pack is available to download on this website. 

    Debate prep

    September 1 

    Athens and Sparta - Government systems 

    Complete the following 

    • What is the basic problem in governance?
    • What are the advantages of authoritarian governments? Democratic governments?

    Write a paragraph explaining which government system you would prefer to live in and why?

    August 28

    Intro to Ancient Greece 

    Complete Wikipedia assignment 

    August 26/27


    • Book comparison assignment 
    • Research Evaluation

    August 24/25

    Welcome to World History 

    Google Classroom Codes

    1st - 6udjtep

    Class procedures

    Start Fundamentals of History Unit


  • CNN Journal

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    up the days you were absent. You can find the CNN10 video on the CNN10 website under Archives. 

    August 24

    Should universities charge full tuition if they are only offering virtual learning? Is quality of education the same either way? Should students be allowed to live in dorms this semester?

    August 26, 2020

    Should TikTok be allowed to continue to operate in the United States? What are some of the potential dangers of TikTok. Who is in control of large international companies?

    August 28, 2020

    What is unique about Aviation High School? What is the purpose of high school in America? What should Elizabeth do to prepare students for their future?

    September 1, 2020

    How does Coronavirus impact dog rescue organizations? What are some other industries that are affected which people might not think about?

    September 3, 2020

    What is the current condition of the American economy? How is the stock market doing? Why does the stock market not always reflect how regular working Americans are doing?

    September 8, 2020

    Who can participate in American elections? How many people actually vote? What will be some of the challenges in voting in this election?

    September 10, 2020

    What are some of the problems facing universities which opened this semester in light of COVID19? Should universities be open right now? Does size and location of the school influence your decision?

    September 14, 2020

    Why are bee colonies disappearing in the United States? How are the bees maintained in Ireland? What could be learned from this?

    September 16, 2020

    What is the difference between China and Taiwan? What does each claim to be? Should the United States have better relations with one or the other?

    September 18, 2020

    What is the purpose of the series of presidential debates? How important are the debates? Should they be important?

    September 22, 2020

    What is the purpose of the Supreme Court? Why is there controversy surrounding the appointment of a justice right now? Do you think Mitch McConnell is being hypocritical?

    September 24, 2020

    What is the point of Hollerin? Why is there a hollerin competition? Do events like this actually help preserve our history? Is everything worth preserving?

    September 28, 2020

    Where are dogs being used to detect coronavirus? Are there any other areas where dogs could help detect or combat disease?

    September 30, 2020

    How important is the Presidential debate the election? How many people were convinced to vote for a particular candidate because of the debate? How professional was the conduct of the debate?

    October 2, 2020

    Which areas of the economy are starting to improve? Which areas are still struggling? How does Coronavirus impact the economy?

    October 6, 2020

    What are some of the various uses of robot dogs? What is unique about this type of technology?  What are some possible future applications of these types of technologies?

    October 8, 2020

    What is the current financial status of the Postal Service? Is the Postal Service an important service in the United States? What are some challenges the Postal Service faces that private companies do not?

    October 12, 2020

    What type of government and economy does North Korea have? What are some of the challenges facing the nation and its people? How does the government attempt to solve these problems?

    October 14, 2020

    Should Facebook regulate content form users such as people denying the Holocaust? Why does Facebook regulate fake news about the Holocaust but not other genocides? Is this a free speech issue?

    October 20, 2020

    Should the United States use a popular vote or the Electoral College to choose a president? Is it fair to states like Texas and California that their citizen’s votes are so worthless? What is the best way to choose a president?

    October 22, 2020

    What is Aircarbon? How could it contribute to the amount of plastic and carbon emissions? What are some of the challenges of Aircarbon?

    October 27, 2020

    What are some of the new projects being theorized in space exploration? Is the future of the human space on Earth or elsewhere? Should we invest in leaving Earth or fixing (preserving) it?

    October 29, 2020 (CNN Check)

    What are some of the current effects of Covid-19 on international travel? What is a digital health passport and how could it help?

    November 2, 2020

    Why are some countries and states considering increasing lockdowns? What are advantages and disadvantages of going into a lockdown? What types of businesses should close and stay open in your opinion? What is the best way to combat Covid-19?

    November 4, 2020

    1. If you had a political genie and could determine the outcome of an election, would you A) wish for an outcome that most closely resembled the will of the voters, or B) wish for the outcome you personally are rooting for?
    2. After an election where you’re unhappy with the result: A) do you think, “Well I guess the country doesn’t agree with me right now. I should reflect on that, and if after reflecting I still believe I’m right, I need to think about how to do a better job of changing minds next time (or move to a country where the majority already agrees with me).” Or B) Do you feel wronged and disenfranchised and outraged, feeling like the country is broken?

    November 6, 2020

    How much time should teens spend in front of screens? Will you actually try to change your screen usage habits? Why is there a difference between boys and girls when it comes to screen usage?

    November 12, 2020

    What are rare earth elements and what are they used for? Where are countries looking for these metals? Why is China leading in production and processing of rare earth elements?

    November 16, 2020

    World Map

    November 18, 2020

    Should there be more or less regulation in commercial fishing? What would happen if too many fish are caught in a short period? How can smart technology help to prevent illegal fishing?

    November 30, 2020

    What impacts is the Coronavirus pandemic having on the holiday season? How are people going to do most of their shopping? Will people be spending as much?

    December 2, 2020

    Who will have access to a Coronavirus vaccine? Who do you think should have access first? What are some of the challenges of distributing a vaccine? Will you take a vaccine?

    December 4, 2020

    What is an exoplanet? What are some of the conditions on this exoplanet? How does the study of astronomy and other planets improve our lives on Earth?