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    Mobius World Cultures and Geography Spring 2016 
     
     

    Date

    Agenda and Assignments

     1/6
     
    Wednesday 

     
     1/7
     
    Thursday
    Course outline TOC1
    Current Event TOC2 
    CE1 
     
    HW Text 12-15 TOC3 

     1/11

    Monday
    Geographers Information TOC4
     
    HW: CE2 

    1/12

    Tuesday

    5 Themes Powerpoint TOC5
     Visual guide to Geography Terms TOC6
    Quiz returned TOC7
     
    HW: CE2 

    1/14

    Thursday

     CE2 share out TOC8
    5 Themes Collage TOC9
     
    HW: 5 themes textbook p38-42 #3-6 
     1/18
     
    Monday 
     No School. MLK Day. 
     1/19
     
    Tuesday 
    Guns Gems Steel Part 1 TOC11
     
    HW: CE3 

    1/21
     
    Thursday
    CE3 Share out TOC12
    GGS Discussion
    Saltwater tchart TOC13 
     
    HW:  Climate textbook TOC14

    1/25

    Monday

     Geography Terms WS TOC15
    1/26

    Tuesday

    Writing assessment
    Notebook DUE 
     1/28

    Thursday

    Notebook reflection TOC16 
    CE4 Share out TOC17
    Seasons of Discontent TOC18 
     2/1
    Monday 
    Country project assigned
     
    HW: CE5 
     2/2
    Tuesday 
    Country Project Work Time
     2/4

    Thursday

     Country Project Work Time
     CE5 Share Out TOC19
     
     
    2/8
     
    Monday
    Library Project Work
     
    HW: Country Project
             CE6
             Study for assessment 
     2/9
     
    Tuesday 
    Asia Map TOC20
    Review for Assessment 
     2/11
     
    Thursday
    CE6 share Out TOC21
    Assessment
    Map DUE 

    2/15-2/19

     President's Week-No School!

     2/22
    Monday    
     
    HW: Complete as needed 
     2/23
    Tuesday 
     "Travel" to China
    China revealed TOC23
    Country Projects returned
     
    HW: due Tuesday
    "Regions of China" p659-664 #2-5 TOC24 
     
     2/25
     
    Thursday
    Lecture: Important Milestones in Modern Chinese History TOC25
    Timeline of Modern China TOC26
     
    HW: "Emergence of Modern China" p.651-658 #3-6 TOC27 
     2/29
     
    Monday 
    GSA Revisit
    China's One Child Policy "Hook" TOC28
     
    HW:  complete Hook as needed 
     
    Soph Trip Packing--try to get or borrow ALL items 

    3/1

    Tuesday

    The Document-based Questions--Was China's One Child Policy a Good Idea?
     Annotate the documents DUE 3/10
     One Man's Revolution TOC29 (ON youTube if absent)
     
    HW:  Complete NB Due 3/8
             Annotated documents DUE 3/10 

    3/3

    Thursday

    PROJECT KICK OFF
     
    HW:  Complete NB Due 3/8
             Annotated documents DUE 3/10
     
     3/7
    Monday 
    Guest Speaker: Childhood in China
     
    HW:  Complete NB Due 3/8
             Annotated documents DUE 3/10 

     3/8

    Tuesday

    MLA Citations TOC30
    Sierra Leone Research
    Notebook DUE 
    Library Project Time
      
     HW: Annotated Documents DUE 3/10
     

    3/10

    Thursday

    Notebook Returned--Reflection TOC31
     
     "Bucketing" documents and thesis statements
    Annotated Documents and 2 paragraphs DUE
     
    Complete Sierra Leone Cornell notes
     
    HW: Research Week 2--check in with group and start group Cornell notes 

     3/14

    Monday

    No SchoolStaff Development Day!

    3/15

    Tuesday

     Complete TOC29 One Man's Rev
    DBQ returned and analyzed--Agency: are you aware of your strengths and weaknesses? 
    "Immodest Proposals" --current event analysis (see TOC2) TOC32
     
    HW: Asia Test 3/22
             Week 2 Group Research due Thursday end of class 

    3/17

    Thursday

    China and Communism
       What is Communism? Khan Academy short video TOC33
       
     
    Asia Test Review Sheet distributed
    Individual Essay Assigned
     
    Project Work:  Week 2 Research, PK draft, Individual research
     
    HW: Prepare for test
             Work on Project 
     
     3/21
     
    Monday
     Review TOC33
    Article: China's Capitalism Doesn't require Democracy TOC34
    Start Test review
     
    HW:   Review for test
                Work on project presentation 

    3/22

    Tuesday

    Test on Asia Unit
    Project Work Time 
     3/24

    Thursday

     Intro to Africa:Atlas Activity
    Project Work Time
     
    HW:  Work on project presentation 


     3/28
     
    Monday 
    NatureBridge Debrief
    Project Deadlines Clarified
    Start Child Warriors TOC35 
     
    HW:  Practice PK!!

    3/29

    Tuesday

     PROJECT PRESENTATIONS
    Work on Individual Essay research 
     
    HW:  Work on Essay 
     3/31
     
    Thursday
    Child Warriors TOC35
     
    HW: Individual essay
    Opening paragraph due Monday 
    4/4
     
    Monday 
    Thesis and Introduction DUE
     Library Work Time
     
    HW: Persuasive essay DUE Thursday 
     
    4/5
     
    Tuesday 
    Socioloical/Anthropological Reading: The Nacirema TOC36
     
    HW: Persuasive essay with citations in text and works cited 
     4/7
     
    Thursday
    ESSAY DUE!!
    What happens when cultures "clash"?
    Guns Germs Steel pt 3 TOC37
     
    Enjoy your break! 
     4/11-15
     No School. Spring Break. 
     

    4/18

    Monday

    Imperialism in Africa Notes TOC38
    Map of Africa with Imperial Powers (label countries/shade by colonial power)
    http://www.stjohns-chs.org/english/mgelso_courses/scramble-for-africa.pdf 
    Introduction to College and Career Center for 9s
     
    HW:  complete map 
    4/19
     
    Tuesday
    History of South Africa notes with map TOC39
    "Travel" to South Africa TOC40
     
    HW:  "South Africa" p573-576 #1-5 TOC41 

     
     4/21
    Thursday
     "Being Mandela" TOC42
    What was like in a 8x8 cell? What do you know about N. Mandela? What are some important aspects of his prison life?
     
    HW: Notebook Due 4/26 
    4/25
     
    Monday
     
    To Catch A Fire TOC43
    Prewrite 
     
    HW: notebook 

    4/26

    Tuesday

    Notebook DUE
    To Catch A Fire 
     4/28
     
    Thursday
     
    NB Reflection TOC44
    Nonviolence DBQ--read background and annotate documents
     
    HW:  complete annotations
             write intro paragraph for DBQ--should include your thesis 
     5/2
     
    Monday 
    DBQ Intro Paragraph DUE--partner feedback
    Culture Vocabulary TOC45
    Review sheet Distributed 
     
    HW: finish vocab as needed
              review for Thursday test
              DBQ due Tuesday 5/10
     
     5/3
     
    Tuesday 
    Apartheid Timeline TOC46
     
    HW:    review for Thursday test
              DBQ due Tuesday 5/10
     
     5/5
     
    Thursday
    Africa assessment
    Middle East Map TOC47
     
    HW:  DBQ due Tuesday 5/10
     
     
     5/9
    Monday
     Modern Middle East pp469-474 #1-4 TOC48
     
    HW: DBQ 
     5/10
     
    Tuesday
     
    DBQ DUE
    Middle East Quiz
    Activity: create a new Middle East
    Notes: Key Events in ME History TOC49 
     
    HW: Wed is last day to complete Africa Quiz from last week. 
     
     5/12
     
    Thursday
    Request for LATE WORK
    Middle East in Transition TOC50
    Religion Diagrams TOC51 
     5/16
     
    Monday 
    Discuss Africa Test
    Go over Nonviolence DBQ
     
    HW: Reflect on DBQ TOC52
    1.  what did you learn from the sample?
     2.  What are your DBQ strengths?
    3.  what are your DBQ weaknesses?
    4.  what ae your next steps before the DBQ on the final exam? 

     5/17

    Tuesday

    Brainstorm Land Claims
    Timeline Lecture on Israel/Palestine Land Claims TOC53
    "Israel" p475-481 Outline using red and green headings in text. TOC54
     
    HW:  Complete "Israel" as needed 

     5/19

    Thursday

    Discuss "Israel"
    Brainstorm Land Claims
    Debate Prep--land proposals and info on your group TOC55
    Start poster and opening statement 
     
    5/23
     
    Monday
     Debate Prep
    Notes on Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq starting on p 482 TOC56 
     
    HW:  prepare for debate
               TOC56 due Thursday 

     5/24
     
    Tuesday 
    DEBATE
    Individual proposal 
     5/26
     
    Thursday 
    DBQ Practice
    Review Sheet distributed 
    "Graduation" 
     
    HW: prep notebook
             review for quiz 
     5/30
     
    Monday 
    Memorial Day. No School!
     5/31
     
    Tuesday 
    Notebook DUE
    Middle East QUIZ
    Review sheet discussed
    Middle East Documentary 

    6/2

    Thursday

    6/6

    Monday

    Finals Week
    Period 7 Final Exam 
    Review in Period 5 

    6/7

    Tuesday

    Period 1 and 2 Final Exam

     6/8
     
    Wednesday 
     Period 3 and 4 Final Exam
     6/9
     
    Thursday 
     Period 5 and 6 Final Exam
     6/10
     
    Friday 
     No School-Teacher Work Day.