• To examine European society after the breakup of the Roman Empire
• To compare the diverse legacies of Rome in Western Europe and the Byzantine Empire
• To explore medieval European expansion
• To present the backwardness of medieval Europe relative to other civilizations, and the steps by which it caught up
Quote of the Day: "What counts in sports is not the victory, but the magnificence of the struggle." - Joe Paterno
1. Reading Check Quiz - Chapter 10 - European Christendom (Students may use their notes)
2. Students will work on Chapter 10 document study after the quiz.
Page 465 Question 5 - Read each of the documents, scan them for information. Answer Question 5:
Noticing point of view and assessing credibility: From what point of view is each of the documents written? Which statements in each document might historians find unreliable and which would they find most reliable?
3. Notes Doc Study - Point of View. If time remains we will discuss the POV of each document. If not, we'll start there tomorrow.
Quote of the Day: “According to Madam Pomfrey, thoughts could leave deeper scars than almost anything else.” - J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
AFTER ATTENDANCE, MR. DUEZ WILL ESCORT YOU TO THE BOOK ROOM TO GET YOUR OWN COPY OF STRAYER! Somewhere R.W.S. is smiling!
1. Do Now Question: How did the histories of the Byzantine Empire and Western Europe differ during the era of third-wave civilizations? -and- What accounts for the different historical trajectories of these two expressions of Christendom?
2. Go over & review the quiz for Chapter 10 - as soon as everyone takes it.
3. After discussing the Do Now Question, we'll watch "Engineering an Empire: Byzantine Empire."
Students will take notes and then write a summary at the end.
Wednesday Nov. 2 and Thursday Nov. 3, 2011
Quote of the Day: “A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.” ― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities
1. DO NOW QUESTION: What was the impact of the Crusades in world history?
2. After discussing the DO NOW question, we'll watch: The Crescent & The Cross - The Crusades, Part I
3. After watching the video and taking notes, students will discuss the Crusades & it's impact on world history.
4. We'll do a quick review of the chapter, focusing on multiple choice strategies in groups.
Quote of the Day: “What do women want?" The only thing I have learned in fifty-two years is that women want men to stop asking dumb questions like that.” ― Sigmund Freud
1. TEST Chapter 10 "European Christendom"
2. Prepare for Strayer Chapter 11 "Islamic World"