Agenda: Week of Sept. 9, 2017

Advanced Placement World History with Mr. Duez
Summer Reading Unit - Standage - Six Glasses
Strayer Unit 1: First Humans, Chapters 1, 2, & 3
Week at a Glance:
MONIntroduce of Themes of World History, Periodization, & AP History Disciplinary Practices & Reasoning Skills; Introduction to the LEQ (Long Essay Question) - "The Comparative Essay"
TUE - Quiz over Summer Reading - A History of the World in Six Glasses; 10 Questions M/Ch; Open notes provided they are handwritten.
MON next week - Quiz 3 of Strayer: First Civilizations
WED next week - TEST over UNIT 1: CH 1, 2, & 3; Plus Comparative LEQ for 6 Glasses

STRAYER CHAPTER 1 (PDF of the newest edition, combines CH 1 & 2 of your textbook)
Learning Targets Chapters 1 & 2:

Time Periods of WHAP:

Examination of the major themes of WHAP:
The course covers these 6 themes:
Theme 1: Interaction Between Humans and the Environment
Theme 2: Development and Interaction of Cultures
Theme 3: State-Building, Expansion, and Conflict
Theme 4: Creation, Expansion, and Interaction of Economic Systems
Theme 5: Development and Transformation of Social Structures

Essential Questions:
1. How was beer "essential" to human civilization?
2. How did the use of wine in Roman culture differ from that of ancient Greece?
3. Why do Christians Drink Wine and Muslims Do Not?
4. How did Columbian Exchange change the globe?
5. What is colonization and how to British imperial power change the world?
6. How does 'coca-colonization' explain American dominance in the 20th century?
Monday, Sept. 11, 2017
Quote: "I am a great believer in luck. I find that the harder I work, the more I have of it." - Thomas Jefferson

1. DO NOW: Compare 2 of the Six Glasses that Tom Standage wrote about. (Think in terms of SPICE)

2. LEQ Comparative: How to write the Comparative Essay. Write like "Law & Order" - the courtroom lawyer. Opening statement - thesis & claim; Context - explain the circumstances surrounding the question; Provide evidence - prove your claim; Prove beyond a reasonable doubt - Analysis & Reasoning to prove to the reader that you understand the entire complexity of the question. 
Cooperative Activity: Students will work in small groups to write up a comparison of 2 of the drinks. They must have several points of evidence. Present evidence to the group quickly. 

4. Matching Pairs - Using a single word or reference to help understand each drink, time period, & theme (Prep for quiz on Tuesday)

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Quote: "Luck is the IDOL of the IDLE." - Proverb

1. Quiz over Summer Reading - "A History of the World in Six Glasses" by Tom Standage

2. Review Quiz: Go over each question to be sure students understand their mistakes. Special attention to the Comparative LEQ and evidence to write the essay next week. 

Fill out the student survey. This is your first grade - due by end of day this Friday.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Quote: "Unless you pay the price for success, you will not know it's worth." - Apoorve Dubey

How do we know our past, 
before writing?
1. Pick up Article due in class with Socratic Seminar- Diamond's Mistake
10-15 minutes to read and annotate. Due Friday in class.

2. Notes, Discussion, Video: Strayer Chapter 1 "First Peoples, First Farmers" 

How to use the website to prepare for the Quiz over CH 1 Monday:

  1. Copy Target Sheet
  2. Read through Mr. Duez's notes (or watch YouTube Lectures) and take notes.
  3. Read Strayer & take notes

History of the World in 7 Minutes

3. Video Documentary w/Questions to answer: 
Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs, & Steel - Part I: Out of Eden
Friday, Sept. 14, 2017
Quote: “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there." - Will Rogers

2. Socratic Text Based Discussion over Diamond's "Mistake" in small groups of 4 students
Use your question, summary, and remember to refer to the text to discuss the article.

3. Finish, if needed from last class: 
Video Documentary w/Questions to answer:  
Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs, & Steel - Part I: Out of Eden

4. Discuss how to prepare for the Quiz on Tuesday. Strayer - Chapter 1 & 2
Refer to the Success Plan