Agenda: Wed/Thu Sept. 1 & 2, 2011

Quote of the Day:  “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” - Thomas Edison

Learning Target:
How can historians understand the Indus Valley Civilization, even though their writing system has not yet been fully decoded? 
Note taking, Visual document analysis, and cooperative learning will be emphasized.

1. Students will pick up a packet at the front table. They are to read and take notes on a separate sheet of paper for the first 15 minutes.
2. Students will be divided into groups and analyze the visual documents together. They will answer the guiding questions on the packet and then report back to the full group when completed.
3. All students will focus on the questions at the end of the packet and we will answer them as a large group.
4. If time, Engineering an Empire: China, part I.