Agenda - Week of Monday Feb 6, 2012 - Friday Feb 10, 2012

Learning Targets:
•  To explore the causes and consequences of the Industrial Revolution
•  To root Europe’s Industrial Revolution in a global context
•  To examine the question of why industrialization first “took off ” in Great Britain
•  To heighten student awareness of both the positive and the negative effects of the Industrial Revolution
•  To examine some of the ways in which nineteenth-century industrial powers exerted an economic imperialism over their non-industrialized neighbors

Monday, Feb. 6, 2012
Quote: "The more I know about people, the more I like my dog." - Mark Twain
1. Quiz Ch 18 "Revolutions of Industry" (open notes)
2. Students will pick up a Rubric for the Comparison Essay Prompt. Friday's test will be a timed writing on Comparison in the Industrial Revolution.
3. We'll discuss the prompt and also review the quiz.

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012
Quote:“I find your lack of faith disturbing.” - Darth Vader
1. Do Now Question: What was distinctive about Britain that may help to explain its status as the breakthrough point of the Industrial Revolution?
2. The Industrial Revolution. Notes, Video, and Discussion.

Wednesday & Thursday, Feb. 8/9, 2012
Quote: "All of the animals except for man know that the principle business of life is to enjoy it." - Samuel Butler
1. Review DBQ from Enlightenment, French Revolution & Slavery 
2. Discuss writing prompts for Friday's timed-writing, the rubric, and tips for the AP test essays.
3. Review the concepts of the Industrial Revolution, especially from the perspective of US and Russia. Why did Russia have a revolution and turn to socialism and the US did not?
Friday, Feb. 10, 2012
Quote: "There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face." - Ben Williams
1. Timed-writing Comparison Essay. All period.
2. Begin reading CH. 19 and 20 for the next quiz on Chapter 19 on Tuesday. Chapter 20 Quiz is Wed/Thu.