• Distance Learning Phase 2

    Welcome to my Distance Learning Phase 2 Page for Modern World History Honors.  During this phase the course will be moving forward in the curriculum with a focus on  covering the major objectives and points of each unit.  The frame work for my course during Phase 2 will be as follows:

     

    Daily Expectations for Students:

    1.  Daily check in and attendance in meeting held at the start of our Class time (as posted) via the use of Microsoft Teams.  

    2.  Check my Teacher Website for Daily and Weekly Assignments and accompanying emails.

    3.  Assignments will be posted in the pull down menu to the left.

     

    Office Hours:

    For First Block MWH-  I will be available at 9:30 a.m. (Unless otherwise noted) on Monday and Wednesday via Teams, and also via email at sblake@cbsd.org

    For Fourth Block MWH- I will be available at 12:00 p.m. (Unless otherwise noted) on Tuesday and Thursday via Teams, and also via email at sblake@cbsd.org

     

    Classroom Tools:

    Our class will be using a combination of my Teacher Website, District Email and Microsoft Teams for the assigning and collection of work.

     

    Resources:

    We will be relying on the use of this teacher website for daily agendas, Email for specific communications and materials sent as attachments, the Online Textbook, Ancillary Materials as Assigned, and Microsoft Teams.

     

     

     

     

     


    Distance Learning Phase 1

    Welcome to the Distance Learning Page for Modern World History Honors. Posted below will be daily activities and lessons designed to enrich, expand and reenforce topics and material introduced to date in the course.  Students will rely on the use of their on-line textbook, ancillary packet materials, and additonal materials and prompts that may be delivered to students via District Email.  As such, students are encouraged to check their email on a daily basis.

    If there are any questions or concerns please email Mr. Blake at  Sblake@cbsd.org

     

    DL WEEK 3

     

    DATE: 3/30/20

    TOPIC:   Imperialism Project (Core)

    ESTIMATED TIME: 45 Minutes

    TASKS: 

           *  Continue to research your country with a focus on completing Phase 1 of the Research Guide, and developing your annotated bibliography at the same time.

           *  Please remember to use the Purdue University On Line Writing Lab (OWL) to verify your citation format for each type of source upon which you rely.

           *  Please see email regarding updates and revisions to the project.

     

    DATE: 3/31/20

    TOPIC:   Imperialism Project (Core)

    ESTIMATED TIME: 45 Minutes

    TASKS: 

           *  Continue to research your country with a focus on completing Phase 1 of the Research Guide, and developing your annotated bibliography at the same time.

           *  Please remember to use the Purdue University On Line Writing Lab (OWL) to verify your citation format for each type of source upon which you rely.

     

    Date:  4/1/20

    Topic:  Distance Learning Phase 2 Preview

    Estimated Time:  30 minutes

    Tasks:   1st Block MWH ONLY, Attend teams meeting scheduled for 10:00 am to which you should have received an invitation. Please email me if you have                  any questions. 

     

    Date:  4/2/20

    Topic:  Distance Learning Phase 2 Preview

    Estimated Time:  30 minutes

    Tasks:    Attend teams meeting as scheduled below to which you should have received an invitation. Please email me if you have any questions. 

                   *   Modern World History 4th Block @ 12:00 p.m.

     

    Date: 4/3/20

    Topic:  Fun Friday.   Be safe- social distance.  Do not see friends or get together with people- very important!

     

     

     

     


     

    DL WEEK 2

     

    DATE:  3/23/20   (Please note that this lesson plan was originally posted for 3/20/20 but moved in accordance with the District's directives).

    TOPIC:  Industrial Revolution-  Reflection and Review

    ESTIMATED TIME: 45 Minutes

    TASKS:

    • Vocabulary reinforcement. Turn unit Vocabulary into flash cards- either physical or using an app or create a quizlet.
    • Read and complete packet pages 32-34.
    • Watch Review Video (Link sent via Email).

     

     

    DATE:  3/24/20 

    TOPIC:  Review of Nationalism

    ESTIMATED TIME:  45 Minutes

    TASKS:

    • Review Materials have been emailed to your account via District Email. Please let me know if you cannot access.
    • We are reviewing the first part of our current Unit. Assignment- watch 2 video assignments - 

     The first revisits Unification and the second explores the reforms following the Congress of Vienna.   

    • As you watch these Videos, please complete the Questions and return them to me completed for my review and input.

     

    DATE: 3/25/20

    TOPIC:  Core Preparation

    ESTIMATED TIME:  45 Minutes

    TASKS:

    • Read Chapter 11 Section 1 and 2 to gain a basic understanding on New Imperialism to help you to better focus your research in support of your core. More details will be provided via email.
    • Watch the video clip included in the email on New Imperialism
    • Both of the above tasks are designed to provide a foundation upon which you may further develop your research as it relates to your specific country.

     

     

    DATE:  3/26/20

    TOPIC:  Core Research

    ESTIMATED TIME:  45 Minutes

    TASKS:

    • Using the online library resources- e books, data bases, etc, or on line resources of your own, you are to begin working on the completion of sections 1 and 2 of the Guided Research Assignment in support of your Core. Please continue to be mindful of deadlines, though they may be modified in light of Distance Learning.  I will keep you informed of any changes.

     

    • Continue to develop your Annotated Bibliography. Remember as soon as you find a source, you should apply the following analysis:  Does this help me? How?  How or where might I use this? What part of the story does it help me tell?  And, is this a credible and valid source?   Then Immediately add it into your annotated bibliography to keep track of your research and to predict where it might help you. 

     

    DATE:  3/27/20

    TOPIC:  Friday Fun Day

    ESTIMATED TIME:  24 HOURS

    TASKS:

    • Have fun
    • Social Distance
    • Stay home. Please! Do not see friends or go out.
    • However, you are of course welcome to use today or the weekend, to continue to research your core.

     

     

     


     

    DL WEEK 1

    DATE:  3/17/20

    TOPIC:  Industrial Revolution Review

    ESTIMATED TIME: 45 minutes

    TASKS:  

    • Review Ind. Rev. to Date by completing packet pages 46 and 47 (Ch. 9.1 and 9.2 Cause and Effect organizers.)
    • Respond in your notes to the Review Questions (Set 1) sent to you via group email. Please copy the questions into your notes and record your answer.       

     

    DATE:   3/18/20

    TOPIC:  Spread of the Industrial Revolution

    ESTIMATED TIME: 45 Minutes

    TASKS:  

    • The Spread of Industrialization- Review. Read and take notes on Ch. 9,  Section 3.
    • Record and Respond to the review questions (Set. 2) sent via Email.

      

    DATE: 3/19/20

    TOPIC:  Industrial Revolution- and the Age of Reforms

    ESTIMATED TIME:  45 Minutes

    TASKS:  

    • RTN- Ch. 9, Section 4.
    • Complete Packet page 35
    • Review and Respond to Review Questions Set 3, sent via email.
    • Please be sure to check today's email, additional resources and materials are included therein.

     

    DATE:  3/20/20

    TOPIC:  Friday Fun Day!  No assignment!  

    ESTIMATED TIME:  24 Hours.

    TASKS:

           *  Take care of yourself and be well.

           *  Practice Social Distancing if you must go out, but it is best to stay home.  Please do.  Thank you.

     

    DATE:  3/23/20   (Please note that this lesson plan was originally posted for 3/20/20 but moved in accordance with the District's directives).

    TOPIC:  Industrial Revolution-  Reflection and Review

    ESTIMATED TIME: 45 Minutes

    TASKS:

    • Vocabulary reinforcement. Turn unit Vocabulary into flash cards- either physical or using an app or create a quizlet.
    • Read and complete packet pages 32-34.
    • Watch Review Video (Link sent via Email).