11/20 IB Block

In-class~ Intro to Gilded Age, assigned World's Fair project  with work time

HW~ None due this week

Upcoming~ T&S 763-783 (Focus on Native Ams. & hardships of settlers)DUE MONDAY 11/27
                    World’s Fair TUESDAY 11/28
                    Industrialization/Labor Socratic Seminar  THURSDAY 11/30
                    T&S 826-837 DUE FRIDAY 12/1

11/20 Classics

In-class~ Clash of the Titans with discussion

HW~ Creative Mythology projects DUE TOMORROW

11/17 IB Block

In-class~ Civil War Exam

HW~ None

11/17 Classics

In-class~ Perseus discussion, started Clash of the Titans

HW~ None

11/16 IB Block

In-class~ Lost Cause and Dunning School Historiography discussion w/connection Confederate Monuments debate

HW~ Study for tomorrow's  CIVIL WAR EXAM 

11/16 Classics

In-class~ Finished discussion of hero Archetype, reading time for Classical Mythology 547-556 on Perseus

HW~ Finish Perseus reading

11/15 IB Block

In-class~ Jim Crow webquest debrief, reading time on Lost Cause historiography

HW~  Reconstruction Historiography DUE TOMORROW

11/17 CIVIL WAR EXAM REVIEW 

11/15 Classics

In-class~ Finished Tangled, started discussion on Hero Archetype

HW~ None

11/14 IB Block

In-class~ Finish Reconstruction ppt. discuss rise of Jim Crow, paper 3 prompt practice

HW~  Jim Crow Webquest DUE WEDNESDAY, Reconstruction Historiography DUE THURSDAY

11/17 CIVIL WAR EXAM REVIEW 

11/14 Classics

In-class~ Tangled

HW~ None

11/13 IB Block

In-class~ Civil War Perspective graded discussion, Reconstruction ppt. discussion

HW~ None due tomorrow

Upcoming~ Jim Crow Webquest DUE WEDNESDAY, Reconstruction Historiography DUE THURSDAY

11/17 CIVIL WAR EXAM REVIEW 

11/13 Classics

In-class~ Intro to the Hero Archetype & Unit, started Tangled

HW~ None

11/09 IB Block

In-class~ Civil War Perspectives research time

HW~  Civil War Perspective Research , T&S 727-739 DUE MONDAY

11/17 CIVIL WAR EXAM REVIEW 

11/9 Classics

In-class- Comparative Outline       Outline Reminders and Tips

HW~ Submit Comparative Outline by 11:59

11/8 IB Block

In-class~ Huck Finn Exam

HW~ None

Upcoming~ Civil War Perspective Research DUE MONDAY, T&S 727-739 DUE MONDAY

11/17 CIVIL WAR EXAM REVIEW 

11/8 Classics

In-class~ Creative Mythology work period

HW~ Review Comparative Outlining for tomorrow

11/7 IB Block

In-class~ Paper 3 Prompt practice outline and discussion, discussion/review of Presidential and Congressional plans for Reconstruction

HW~ None

11/7 Classics

In-class~ Olympians Exam

HW~ None

11/6 IB Block

In-class~ Petersburg and Aftermath of Civil War  with context to Reconstruction

HW~ Finish Civil War Reading packet for TOMORROW

Upcoming~ Civil War Perspectives DUE MONDAY (Work period Thursday)

11/6 Classics

In-class~ Olympian Exam Review Game

HW~ Study for  Olympian Exam TOMORROW

11/3 IB Block

In-class~ Finish Battle Presentations, discussed Gettysburg address, watched Glory clip

HW~ None due Monday, Finish Civil War Packet reading for Tuesday


11/3 Classics

In-class~ Quiz and discussion on Hermes, revisited Polarity Chart

HW~ Start studying for Tuesday's Olympian Exam

11/2 IB Block

In-class~ More Battle presentations, read and discussed the Emancipation Proclamation

HW~ Civil War Textbook Reading  304-316 due Friday

11/2 Classics

In-class~ Finished and  discussed The Bacchae (302-320)

HW~  Homeric Hymn to Hermes (Classical Mythology 281-292) with guided reading questions DUE FRIDAY

11/1 IB Block

In-class~ Discussion on current political discussion on cause of Civil War and historical inaccuracies, more Battle Presentations

HW~ OPTIONAL Paper 3 Reflection (Address my comments, rubric, your process and what you will do different next time)

Upcoming~  Civil War Textbook Reading  304-316 due Friday

11/1 Classics

In-class~ Read and discussed The Bacchae (302-310)

HW~ None for tomorrow

Upcoming~ Homeric Hymn to Hermes (Classical Mythology 281-292) with guided reading questions DUE FRIDAY

10/31 IB Block

In-class~ Context to Civil War & discussion on objectives, started Civil War Battle Presentations,

HW~ Civil War Textbook Reading   298-304 due Wednesday, 304-316 due Friday


10/31 Classics

In-class~ Dionysus quiz and discussion

HW~ None

10/30 IB Block

In-class~ Work period for Civil War Battle Presentations,

HW~ Civil War Textbook Reading  295-297 due Tuesday, 298-304 due Wednesday, 304-316 due Friday

Battle Presentations start tomorrow 


10/30 Classics

In-class~ Finished Apollo/Oracle of Delphi documentary, reading time for Classical Mythology 301-302 & 320-325 (Stop at Pan)

HW~ Finished assigned reading

10/26 IB Block

In-class~ Review of Road to Civil War timeline with discussion, discussed sample Paper 3 prompts, assigned Civil War Battle Presentations

HW~ None

Upcoming~ Library work period FRIDAY, In-class work period MONDAY, Presentations start TUESDAY

10/26 Classics

In-class~ Finished Apollo's Lovers ppt., read Classical Mythology 267-269 on Nature of Apollo w/ discussion

HW~ Read Classical Mythology 250-256 (Do not skip 254 text box, stop at Cassandra on 256)

10/25 IB Block

In-class~ Work period for Road to Civil War Timeline

HW~ Finish Road to Civil War timeline

10/25 Classics

In-class~ Discussion on Goddesses Polarity Chart, started Apollo's Lovers powerpoint

HW~ None

10/24 IB Block

In-class~ Road to Civil War discussion

HW~ Road to Civil War Timeline PART 2 DUE THURSDAY

10/24 Classics

In-class~ Goddesses Graded Discussion (Fire drill ruined Socratic Seminar :()

HW~ None

10/20 IB Block

In-class~ Integrated Socratic Seminar, discussion on Mexican-American War perspectives

HW~  Road to Civil War Timeline PART 1 DUE TUESDAY

10/20 Classics

In-class~ Athena quiz and discussion, Goddesses SS prep time

HW~ Goddesses SS TUESDAY

10/19 IB Block

In-class~ Manifest Destiny/Westward Expansion/Texas Revolution ppt.

HW~ Mexican-American War readings due TOMORROW

10/19 Classics

In-class~ Read Hippolytus excerpt in groups

HW~  Classical Mythology Ch. 8 on Athena, skip section on Parthenon

Upcoming~ Goddesses Socratic Seminar TUESDAY

10/18 IB Block

In-class~ Abolition/Slavery graded discussion, finish ppt. on Evolution of Racism

HW~ None due tomorrow

Upcoming~ T&S 553-561 & Mexican Perspective of M-A War DUE FRIDAY 
Integrated Socratic Seminar FRIDAY (optional prep sheet) 

10/18 Classics

In-class~ Artemis Scavenger Hunt debrief with special focus on Triple Goddess

HW~ None

10/17 IB Block

In-class~ Judgment Day documentary with guiding questions

HW~ Abolition/Slavery reading DUE TOMORROW

Upcoming~ T&S 553-561 & Mexican Perspective of M-A War DUE FRIDAY 

10/17 Classics

In-class~ Artemis Scavenger Hunt

HW~ None

10/16 IB Block

In-class~ Contextual Unit 2 Exam, started discussion on Evolution of Racism and Slavery

HW~ None due tomorrow

Upcoming~ Abolition/Slavery Documents DUE WEDNESDAY, T&S 553-561 & Mexican Perspective of M-A War DUE FRIDAY 

10/16 Classics

In-class~ Aphrodite/Anchises reading check quiz, jigsawed Classical Mythology 192-194 & 194-196 with discussion (Pygmalion & Adonis)

HW~ Finish readings if not done in class

Upcoming~ Goddesses Socratic Seminar FRIDAY 10/20

10/13 IB Block

In-class~ Reformer quiz and discussion,  quick ppt. on 19th century Women's Rights Movement

HW~ Contextual Unit 2 Exam MONDAY

Upcoming~ Integrated Socratic Seminar NEXT FRIDAY (optional prep sheet) 

10/13 Classics

In-class~ Intro to 2nd Generation & Polarity Chart, reading time for 197-205

HW~ Classical Mythology (brown) 197-205 DUE MONDAY

10/12 IB Block

In-class~ Reformers Research  due TOMORROW

HW~ Zinn Chapter 6 & Women Primary Sources DUE TOMORROW

Upcoming~ Contextual Unit 2 Exam MONDAY

Upcoming~ Integrated Socratic Seminar NEXT FRIDAY (optional prep sheet) 

10/12 Classics

In-class~ First Generation Olympian Exam

HW~ None

10/10 IB Block

In-class~ Jackson film and discussion

HW~ None due tomorrow

Upcoming~ Zinn Chapter 6 & Women Primary Sources DUE FRIDAY

10/10 Classics

In-class~ Poseidon and his Monsters

HW~ Study for upcoming 1st Generation Olympian Exam

10/9 IB Block

In-class~ Context powerpoint on Politics and Economics 1808-1824

HW~ Jackson reading DUE TOMORROW

Upcoming~ Zinn Chapter 6 & Women Primary Sources DUE FRIDAY

10/9 Classics

In-class~ Review discussion on Demeter and Hades

HW~ None

Upcoming~ First Generation Olympian Exam  on THURSDAY

10/6 IB Block

In-class~ Presidents Documentary

HW~ Yellow Constitutionality Perspectives Chart DUE MONDAY

10/6 Classics

In-class~ Hades Documentary

HW~ none

10/5 IB Block

In-class~ Unit 1 Exam

HW~ Yellow Constitutionality Perspectives Chart DUE MONDAY

10/5 Classics

In-class~ Demeter Socratic Seminar

Hw~ None

10/4 IB Block

In-class~ Paper 3 sample with discussion

HW~ Study for TOMORROW's Exam (Reminder Bill of Rights 5-10 will be included)

 STUDY GUIDE FOR TUESDAY'S QUIZ & THURSDAY'S EXAM 


10/4 Classics

In-class~ Prep time for Demeter Socratic Seminar

HW~ Finish prep for Soc. Sem. TOMORROW

10/3 IB Block

In-class~ Constitution quiz, ppt. on Washington's Precedents and Emergence of Early Political Parties

HW~ None

10/3 Classics

In-class- Discussion on Zeus and Hera

HW- Socratic Seminar Thursday on Chapter 14 of Classical Mythology and Demeter and Persephone myth in World Mythology

10/2 IB Block

In-class~  Bill of Rights discussion

HW~ Study for tomorrow's Constitution Quiz (Reminder Bill of Rights part will only cover 1-4, 5-10 will be moved to Thursday's exam)

 STUDY GUIDE FOR TUESDAY'S QUIZ & THURSDAY'S EXAM 

10/2 Classics

In-class~ Zeus's loves quiz and discussion

HW~ NONE (Change from class, I am going to move the Socratic Seminar to Thursday, and we will discuss it tomorrow in class) 

9/29 IB Block

In-class~ Constitution review and discussion, started Bill of Rights discussion

HW~ None

Upcoming~ STUDY GUIDE FOR TUESDAY'S QUIZ & THURSDAY'S EXAM 

9/29 Classics

In-class~ Zeus quiz and discussion,, reading time for Loves of Zeus 

HW~ Finish reading and research assignment for Loves of Zeus

9/28 IB Block

In-class~ Constitution graded discussion and debrief

HW~ None

STUDY GUIDE FOR TUESDAY'S CONSTITUTION QUIZ & THURSDAY'S EXAM 

9/28 Classics

In-class~ Zeus documentary with quick discussion

HW~ Classical Mythology (brown) pgs.116-118 & 137-140 DUE FRIDAY

9/27 IB Block

In-class~ Constitution Scavenger Hunt

HW~ T&S 283-297 DUE TOMORROW

9/27 Classics

In-class~ Olympians Chart Quiz

HW~ None

Upcoming~ Classical Mythology (brown) pgs.116-118 & 137-140 DUE FRIDAY

9/26 IB Block

9/25 IB Block 

In-class~ Discussed Treaty of Paris, looked at North America map in 1783, discussed Paper 3 prompts, previewed problems with early American gov't

HW~ T&S 257-258 (Just section on Articles of Confederation) & 270-283 DUE TOMORROW

Upcoming- T&S 283-297 DUE THURSDAY 

9/26 Classics

In-class- Finished Olympian Presentations

HW- Study for Olympian chart quiz

9/25 IB Block

In-class~ Watched World Turned Upside Down documentary with brief discussion

HW~ None due tomorrow

Upcoming~ T&S 257-258 (Just section on Articles of Confederation) & 270-283 DUE WEDNESDAY
T&S 283-297 DUE THURSDAY 

9/25 Classics

In-class~ Olympian Presentations

HW~ None

9/22 IB Block

In-class- Quiz and discussion on Zinn, finish documentary with brief discussion

HW- None due Monday

Next Week's T&S- 257-258 (A of C), 270-283, & 283-297

9/22 Classics

In- class- Work period

HW- Olympian presentations start Monday 

9/21 IB Block

In-class~ Discussion on Nature of Revolutionary War, started O' Fatal Ambition documentary

HW~ Zinn's Chapter 5 excerpt DUE TOMORROW

9/21 Classics

In-class~ Library time for Olympians Project

HW~ None

Upcoming~ Olympian Presentations start MONDAY

9/20 IB Block

In-class~ Revolutionary Ideas Wall activity

HW~ T&S 231-239 DUE TOMORROW

Upcoming~ Zinn's Chapter 5 excerpt DUE FRIDAY

9/20 Classics

In-class~ Creation/Origin Myths quiz, assigned Olympian partner project

HW~ None

MEET IN THE LIBRARY TOMORROW!

9/19 IB Blocks

In-class~ Timeline quiz and tabletop discussion, discussion on attempts to avoid war

HW~ Read Common Sense and Declaration of Independence 

9/19 Classics

In-class~ Flood Cycle visual time and discussion in groups of comparative myths

Hw~ Study for Origin Myths quiz TOMORROW (study guide here)

9/18 IB Block

In-class~ Discussion norms and scoring, work period for Road to Revolution Timeline

HW~ Road to Revolution Timeline DUE TOMORROW

9/18 Classics

In-class~ Counselor visit

HW~ Finish Comparative Flood Cycle DUE TOMORROW

9/15 IB Block

In-class~ Color marked practice paper 3 and discussed, brief discussion on French and Indian War prompts, assigned Road to Revolution Timeline, watched Reluctant Revolutionaries documentary

HW~ None due Monday, Timeline DUE TUESDAY (Monday work period)

9/15 Classics

In-class~ Read the Flood Cycle myth with discussion

HW~ Comparative Flood Myth DUE TUESDAY

9/14 IB Block

In-class~ Practice Paper 3 write with discussion (ppt. here) 

HW~ T&S 176-187  DUE TOMORROW

MAKE-UP BOARDTALK PROMPTS FOR THOSE ABSENT YESTERDAY (DUE MONDAY)

9/14 Classics

In-class~ Read and discussed Genesis 2 & 3 in comparison to Prometheus and Pandora, read Ages of Man

HW~ None

9/13 IB Block

In-class~  Colonial Social Structure boardtalk, introduced Social Hysteria Formula tied to Salem Witchtrials 

HW- T&S 162-170 DUE THURSDAY


Upcoming~ T&S 176-187 DUE FRIDAY

9/13 Classics

In-class~ Prometheus and Pandora reading check quiz and discussion

HW~ None

9/12 IB Block

In-class~  Patterns of Colonial Social Structure  quiz, and quick discussion, read White Trash excerpt 

HW- Tindall & Shi 134-148 DUE WEDNESDAY in prep for boardtalk


Upcoming~ T&S 162-170 DUE THURSDAY, T&S 176-187 DUE FRIDAY

9/12 Classics

In-class~ The Creation of the Titans and Gods analysis and archetype discussion

HW~ Read The Legend of Prometheus and Pandora

9/11 IB Block

In-class~ Colonial Snapshot contextual ppt. 

HW~ Read pg 90-109 (skip 104-105) of Patterns of Colonial Social Structure  (notes must be handwritten on separate paper to be used for quiz) DUE TOMORROW 

Upcoming- Tindall & Shi 134-148 DUE WEDNESDAY, T&S 162-170 DUE THURSDAY, T&S 176-187 DUE FRIDAY

9/11 Classics

In-class~ Read The Creation of the Titans and Gods (World Mythology pg. 7-11) and began analysis

HW~ None

9/8 IB Block

In-class~ The Historian and His Facts tabletop and debrief

HW~ Read pg 90-109 (skip 104-105) of Patterns of Colonial Social Structure  DUE TUESDAY

Upcoming- Tindall & Shi 134-148 DUE WEDNESDAY, T&S 162-170 DUE THURSDAY, T&S 176-187 DUE FRIDAY

9/8 Classics

In-class- More Intro to Mythology

HW- None

9/7 IB Block

In-class~ American culture and ideals discussion

HW~ Syllabus signatures DUE TOMORROW, Critically read The Historian and His Facts for TOMORROW

9/7 Classics

In-class~ Intro to the study of mythology

HW~ Bring signed syllabus by tomorrow

9/6 IB Block

In-class~ Intro to IB Block

HW~ Syllabus signatures DUE FRIDAY, Critically read The Historian and His Facts for FRIDAY

9/6 Classics

In-class~ Syllabus & Intro to Classics

HW~ Syllabus DUE FRIDAY

6/1 & 6/2 Classics

In-class~ Final Presentations (except 2nd)

HW~ Prep for final

WONDER WOMAN EC (Only if you haven't done King Arthur EC)


5/31 IB Block

In-class~ 90s Museum

HW~ None

Upcoming~ T&S 1443-1466 DUE MONDAY (LAST READING OF THE YEAR!!!!)

5/31 Classics

In-class~ Work period, 5th period started Final

HW~ Final prep

5/25 IB Block

In-class~ Clinton Socratic Seminar, returned IAs

HW~ None

Upcoming~ 90s Museum NEXT WEDNESDAY

5/25 Classics

In-class~ King Arthur film

Upcoming~ Arthurian Legend Socratic Seminar TUESDAY 5/30

KING ARTHUR:LEGEND OF THE SWORD EXTRA CREDIT

Final Assignment and Schedule 

5/24 IB Block

In-class~ Library work period

HW~ Clinton prep

5/24 Classics

In-class~ Library work period

HW~ None

Upcoming~ Arthurian Legend Socratic Seminar TUESDAY 5/30

KING ARTHUR:LEGEND OF THE SWORD EXTRA CREDIT

Final Assignment and Schedule 

5/23 IB Block

In-class~ 90s Cultural Literacy ppt.

HW~ Prep for Clinton Thursday  (DUE 5/25)

Upcoming~ 90s Museum NEXT WEDNESDAY

5/23 Classics

In-class~ King Arthur film

HW~ None, but remember to meet in the Library tomorrow.

Upcoming~ Arthurian Legend Socratic Seminar TUESDAY 5/30

KING ARTHUR:LEGEND OF THE SWORD EXTRA CREDIT

5/22 IB Block

In-class~ VDB

HW~ Prep for Clinton Thursday  (DUE 5/25)

Upcoming~ 90s Museum NEXT WEDNESDAY

5/22 Classics

In-class~ King Arthur film

HW~ None

Upcoming~ Arthurian Legend Socratic Seminar TUESDAY 5/30

KING ARTHUR:LEGEND OF THE SWORD EXTRA CREDIT

5/19 IB Block

In-class~ Unit 11 Exam, finished 80s culture as a transition into the 90s

HW~ Prep for Clinton Thursday  (DUE 5/25)

5/19 Classics

In-class~ King Arthur culminating quiz, started King Arthur film

HW~ None

Upcoming~ Arthurian Legend Socratic Seminar TUESDAY 5/30

5/18 IB Block

In-class~ 80s culture

HW~ Study for Unit 11 Exam

5/18 Classics

In-class~ Graded discussion and reading time

HW~ Finish King Arthur readings

5/17 IB Block

In-class~ 80s Social Issues

HW~ Unit 11 Exam on Friday REVIEW

5/17 Classics

In-class~ King Arthur Prologue-3 & Once and Future King quiz, assigned Final.

HW~ 304-316 DUE TOMORROW

Upcoming~ 316-323 & remainder of Once and Future King packet DUE FRIDAY

5/16 IB Block

In-class~ Reagan Tuesday

HW~ Unit 11 Exam on Friday REVIEW


5/16 Classics

In-class~ Once and Future King excerpts (stop at Mordred insight)

HW~ Finish reading for tomorrow's quiz

5/15 IB Block

In-class~ VDB

HW~ Reagan prep

5/15 Classics

In-class~ King Arthur Prologue-Chapter 3 (pg. 292) with discussion questions 

HW~ Finish reading and questions

5/12 IB Block

In-class~ 70s Lessons

HW~ Prepare for Reagan TUESDAY with T&S Chapter 36 and Zinn Chapter 21  (LONG READINGS! DO NOT LEAVE UNTIL MONDAY NIGHT!!!!)

5/12 Classics

In-class~ Monty Python and the Holy Grail

HW~ HAVE A FUN AND SAFE PROM!!!

5/11 IB Block

In-class~ Started 70s Lessons

HW~ None due tomorrow

For Next Week~ Prepare for Reagan Tuesday (5/16) with T&S Chapter 36 and Zinn Chapter 21  (LONG READINGS! DO NOT LEAVE UNTIL MONDAY NIGHT!!!!)

5/11 Classics

In-class~ Finished intro to Arthurian Legend, started Monty Python and the Holy Grail

HW~ None

5/10 IB Block

In-class~ VDB

HW~ 70s Lessons will start on Thursday

For Next Week~ Prepare for Reagan Tuesday (5/16) with T&S Chapter 36 and Zinn Chapter 21 

5/10 Classics

In-class~ Beowulf Assessment, started intro to Arthurian Legend

HW~ None

5/9 IB Block

In-class~ Nixon Tuesday, and 70s Presidential administration overview

HW~ 70s Lessons will start on Thursday

For Next Week~ Prepare for Reagan Tuesday (5/16) with T&S Chapter 36 and Zinn Chapter 21 

PAPER 3 EXAM MAKE-UP TOMORROW MORNING @ 8:00 (8:55 if just doing one)

5/9 Classics

In-class~ Finished Beowulf , discussed tomorrow's assessment

HW~ Study for Beowulf assessment

5/8 IB Block

In-class~ Assigned 70s Lessons, work period

HW~  Nixon Tuesday Activity Prep  & (US vs. Nixon reading) for TOMORROW

Upcoming~ 70s Lessons will start on Thursday

For Next Week~ Prepare for Reagan Tuesday (5/16) with T&S Chapter 36 and Zinn Chapter 21 

5/5 & 5/8 Classics

In-class~ Beowulf film

HW~ None

5/4 IB Block

In-class~ Unit 10 Paper 3 Exam

HW~ None for Friday or Monday :)

Upcoming~   Nixon Tuesday Activity Prep  & (US vs. Nixon reading) for TUESDAY

5/4 Classics

In-class~ Beowulf quiz, graded discussion and debrief.

HW~ Finish Beowulf

5/3 IB Block

In-class~  60s Museum

HW~  UNIT 10 Exam  TOMORROW

5/3 Classics

In-class~ Fear amalgamation, brief intro to Beowulf , reading time for 269-281

HW~ 269-281 due TOMORROW, 281-288 due FRIDAY

5/2 IB Block

In-class~ Activism Socratic Seminar/Boardtalk and debrief (Relevant article in today's Seattle Times)

HW~ 60s Museum TOMORROW

Study Guide for UNIT 10 Exam 

5/2 Classics

In-class~ Faerie Tale Theatre Presentations

HW~ Think about your fears, so tomorrow's fear amalgamation visual


4/28 & 5/1 IB Block

In-class~ Counterculture & Music of the 60s discussion

HW~ Activism texts from Civil Right chapter of Oxford: 430-434, 468-475, & 476-482

Upcoming~ 60s Museum WEDNESDAY

Study Guide for UNIT 10 Exam 


4/28 & 5/1 Classics

In-class~ Faerie Tale Theatre Presentations

HW~ None

4/27 IB Block

In-class~ Counterculture

HW~ Activism texts from Civil Right chapter of Oxford: 430-434, 468-475, & 476-482

Study Guide for UNIT 10 Exam 

4/27 Classics

In-class~ Faerie Tale Theatre prep

HW~ Presentations start tomorrow

4/26 IB Block

In-class~ Library work time for 60s Museum

HW~ McNamara Lessons

4/26 Classics

In-class~ Faerie Tale Theatre prep

HW~ None

4/25 IB Block

In-class~ Quiz and discussion on draft, protest, and end of Vietnam, assigned 60s Museum Project, started discussion/ppt. on 60s counterculture

HW~ None due tomorrow, McNamara's Lessons of Vietnam DUE THURSDAY

4/25 Classics

In-class~ Assigned and started working on Faerie Tale Theatre Presentations 

HW~ None

4/24 IB Block

In-class~ Finished 1968 with discussion

HW~ A Nation Divided & The End of Vietnam & Legacy DUE TOMORROW

Upcoming~ McNamara's Lessons of Vietnam DUE THURSDAY

4/24 Classics

In-class~ Sigurd and Lord of the Rings Socratic Seminar/Boardtalk

HW~ None

4/21 IB Block

In-class~ Vietnam graded discussion and debrief, start 1968 (timeline)

HW~ Vietnam and 1968 speeches  (You DO NOT have to read the last speech from Bobby Kennedy) DUE MONDAY

4/21 Classics

In-class~ LotR and Sigurd Socratic Seminar Boardtalk Prep

HW~ Prep for MONDAY'S SOCRATIC BOARDTALK

4/19 IB Block

In-class~ Overview of nature of Vietnam War

HW~ T&S 1328-1334 DUE TOMORROW, My Lai readings Into the DarkCourt MartialHeroes of My Lai DUE FRIDAY

Since tonight's homework is only 6 pages and much is review, you might want to get a head start on the readings due Friday which combined are pretty long (LA Homework is light for this reason)


4/19 Classics

In-class~ The Fellowship of the Ring 

HW~ None

4/18 IB Block

In-class~ Escalation of Vietnam Structured Academic Controversy with debrief

HW~ IA Final DUE TOMORROW

4/18 Classics

In-class~ The Fellowship of the Ring 

HW~ None

4/17 IB Block

In-class~ Finished Civil Rights timeline and presentations, contextual back ground to Vietnam, Structured Academic Controversy prep on Escalation of Vietnam War 

HW~ Finish SAC prep, IA Final Draft NOW DUE WEDNESDAY

4/17 Classics

In-class~ Intro to JRR Tolkien, started The Fellowship of the Ring 

HW~ None

4/6 IB Block

In-class~ More on Civil Rights Timeline, IA Peer Edit

HW~ None

4/6 Classics

In-class~ Sigurd quiz and discussion, started Shrek

HW~ None

4/5 IB Block

In-class~ Civil Rights Timeline Presentations

HW~ IA Rough Draft DUE

4/5 Classics

In-class~ Discussed Love Triangles, finished Sigurd (242-252)

HW~ Finish reading if not done in class

4/4 IB Block

In-class~ Civil Rights Timeline Presentations

HW~ Read MLK's Letter from Birmingham Jail (2nd document in packet)

Upcoming~ IA Rough Draft DUE THURSDAY

4/4 Classics

In-class~ Small group and large group discussion on Sigurd Ch. 1-4

HW~ None

4/3 IB Block

In-class~ LBJ Great Society discussion with practice Paper 3 prompts, started Civil Rights Timeline with Brown v. Board

HW~ Civil Rights Group Presentations start tomorrow, FULL IA Rough Draft DUE THURSDAY

4/3 Classics

In-class~ Intro to Sigurd the Volsung, read Chapters 1-4 (229-242)

HW~ Finish Ch. 1-4 if not done in class

3/31 IB Block

In-class~ Kennedy Assassination and Legacy

HW~ LBJ Great Society Perspective Chart 

3/31 Classics

In-class~ Norse Board Talk/Socratic Seminar

HW~ None

3/30 IB Block

In-class~ Writing period Criterion B Rough Draft

HW~ Finish Criterion B Rough Draft

3/30 Classics

In-class~ Ragnarok Revelation Outline 

HW~ Prep for Norse BT/SS

3/28 IB Block

IcIn-class~ Peer edited and discussed  Evaluation of Sources (Criterion A), looked at rubric for Criterion B: Investigation

HW~  IA Investigation Rough Draft DUE FRIDAY (Writing period Thursday)

Upcoming~ Civil Rights Group Presentations START TUESDAY (Work period tomorrow)

MAKE-UP CUBA SOCRATIC SEMINAR tomorrow @ 9:25

3/28 Classics

In-class~ Reading time for  Norse Myths packet with guiding ideas and questions

Upcoming~ Yggdrasil 3-D Visual DUE TOMORROW, Norse Myths must be completed by THURSDAY



3/27 IB Block

In-class~ Discussed the Evaluation of Sources (Criterion A), Kennedy quiz and discussion, brief intro to Civil Rights Project

HW~ IA Evaluation of Sources DUE TOMORROW (2 hard-copies & turnitin.com), find groups of 4 or 5 for Civil Rights Presentations

Upcoming~ IA Investigation Rough Draft DUE FRIDAY (Writing period Thursday)

3/27 Classics

In-class~ Read The Theft of Thor's Hammer(pg. 224) and The Theft of Idun's Apples (pg. 214)

HW~ Print out Norse Myths for the rest of the week

Upcoming~ Yggdrasil 3-D Visual DUE WEDNESDAY

3/24 IB Block

In-class~ Cuba Socratic Seminar

HW~ T&S 1300-1306 & 1312-1317 DUE MONDAY, 4-Level DUE MONDAY

3/24 Classics

In-class- Norse Cosmogony and Gods group discussion

HW- None due Monday, Yggdrasil 3-D due WEDNESDAY

3/23 IB Block

In-class~ UW Research Trip

HW~ IA 4-Level outline NOW DUE MONDAY, Cuban Revolution readings for FRIDAY'S Socratic Seminar #1#2#3, & #4

3/23 Classics

In-class~ Norse Cosmogony reading and discussion questions

HW~ Finish reading and Norse Gods chart if not done in class BOTH COLLECTED TOMORROW

Upcoming~ Yggdrasil 3-D visual DUE WEDNESDAY

3/21 Classics

In-class~ Norse Cosmology, assigned Yggdrasil 3-D visual (CLICK FOR NEW DUE DATE)

HW~ Odyssey Film Adaptation due by 11:59 WEDNESDAY, Norse Gods Chart DUE THURSDAY (Library time tomorrow)



3/20 IB Block

In-class~ Library work time

HW~ None due tomorrow

Upcoming~ Paper 3 Reflection DUE WEDNESDAY, IA 4-Level outline DUE FRIDAY, Cuban Revolution readings for FRIDAY'S Socratic Seminar #1#2#3, & #4

Reflection ? Options-
1)What historical concept used by historians did you use to drive your analysis? How well did it work?
2) How did you try to analyze DIFFERING perspectives? How successful were you?
3) How did you choose specific EVIDENCE to employ, rather than just telling a narrative story?

3/20 Classics

In-class~ The Aeneid culminating boardtalk,  cultural intro the Norse Mythology

HW~ None due tomorrow, Odyssey Adaptation Film DUE WEDNESDAY

3/17 IB Block

In-class~ Unit 9 Exam

HW~ None due Monday

Upcoming~ Paper 3 Reflection DUE WEDNESDAY, Cuban Revolution readings for next Friday's Socratic Seminar #1#2#3, & #4

Reflection ? Options-
1)What historical concept used by historians did you use to drive your analysis? How well did it work?
2) How did you try to analyze DIFFERING perspectives? How successful were you?
3) How did you choose specific EVIDENCE to employ, rather than just telling a narrative story?



3/17 Classics

In-class- Debriefed Afterlife Socratic Seminar, reading time

HW- Finish The Aeneid, prep for open note (closed book) boardtalk Monday. 

Topics for boardtalk- Characterization, Hero Archetype, Motifs & Themes, Comparative 

3/16 IB Block

In-class~ Finished Conformity/Nonconformity ppt.  with discussion

HW~ IA Annotated Bib DUE FRIDAY, Unit 9 Exam FRIDAY

3/16 Classics

In-class~ Afterlife Socratic Seminar

HW~ None

3/14 IB Block

In-class~ Finish Pleasantville with discussion, started Cultural Conformity ppt.

HW~ None due tomorrow, but...

Upcoming~ The Other America DUE THURSDAY, IA Annotated Bib DUE FRIDAY, Unit 9 Exam FRIDAY

3/14 Classics

In-class~ Prep period for Afterlife Socratic Seminar

HW~ Afterlife Socratic Seminar prep

Upcoming~ Afterlife Socratic Seminar MIDTERM THURSDAY

3/13 IB Block

In-class~ Pleasantville with discussion

HW~ T&S 1249-1263 DUE TOMORROW, The Other America reading DUE THURSDAY

Upcoming~ Unit 9 Exam FRIDAY 

3/13 Classics

In-class~ Aeneid 1-4 quiz and discussion, brief intro to Virgil, read Chapter 5 (pg. 133)

HW~ None

3/10 IB Block

In-class~ Discussion on 50s culture and economics

HW~ None

3/10 Classics

In-class~ The Odyssey Exam, reading time

HW~ The Aeneid Ch. 1-4 pg. 119-133 in World Mythology books

3/9 IB Block

In-class~ Graded discussion on Eisenhower's Foreign Policy reading, ppt. on other aspects of 50s Foreign Policy

HW~ Oxford 298-302 & T&S pg.1270 & pg.1273 (Just individual sections that start on each of those pages) DUE FRIDAY
IA 2-level Outline DUE FRIDAY

3/9 Classics

In-class~ Finished O'Brother Where Art Thou (2nd work period), assigned Odyssey Film Project

HW~ Odyssey exam TOMORROW

3/8 IB Block

In-class~ Library work time

HW~ Oxford  384-390  DUE THURSDAY
Oxford 298-302 & T&S pg.1270 & pg.1273 (Just individual sections that start on each of those pages) DUE FRIDAY
IA 2-level Outline DUE FRIDAY

3/8 Classics

In-class~ O' Brother Where Art Thou

HW~ None

Upcoming~ The Odyssey Exam moved to FRIDAY

Odyssey Film Project

3/7 IB Block

In-class~ McCarthyism

HW~ None due tomorrow, but Oxford  384-390  DUE THURSDAY
Oxford 298-302 & T&S pg.1270 & pg.1273 (Just individual sections that start on each of those pages) DUE FRIDAY

3/7 Classics

In-class~ O' Brother Where Art Thou

HW~ None

Upcoming~ The Odyssey Exam THURSDAY

3/6 IB Block

In-class~ Hiss/Rosenberg Socratic Seminar, intro to 2nd Red Scare

HW~ Oxford 369-373 (Stop at Social/Cultural Impact)


3/6 Classics

In-class~ Final discussion on Penelope and The Odyssey, started O' Brother Where Art Thou

HW~ None

Upcoming~ Odyssey Exam THURSDAY

3/3 Classics

In-class- Motifs and Themes of The Odyssey activity

HW- Classical Mythology 537-543

3/2 IB Block

In-class~  Truman and Origin of Cold War debrief discussion, Korean War Reading  quiz, library work time

HW~ None due tomorrow

Upcoming~ Alger Hiss/Rosenbergs reading for Socratic Seminar MONDAY

3/2 Classics

In-class~ Bk. XI in class with discussion

HW~ World Mythology (turquoise) 93-109

3/1 IB Block

In-class~ Assigned Internal Assessment, Truman and Origin of Cold War graded discussion

HW~ Korean War Reading due tomorrow

Upcoming~ Alger Hiss/Rosenbergs reading for Socratic Seminar MONDAY

3/1 Classics

In-class~ Finished Bk. IX & X storyboards, started Bk. XI in class

HW~ None

2/28 IB Block

In-class~ Handed back IA topic ideas and discussed

HW~ T&S 1220-1228 & Weapons Race reading DUE WEDNESDAY
Korean War Reading DUE THURSDAY

2/28 Classics

In-class~  Book IX & X Quiz, started BK. IX & X storyboard

HW~ None

2/27 IB Block

In-class~ Intro to Unit 9 and the Cold War

HW~ T&S 1205-1220 DUE TOMORROW

Upcoming~ T&S 1220-1228 & Weapons Race reading DUE WEDNESDAY
Korean War Reading DUE THURSDAY


2/27 Classics

In-class~ Read Books IX & X of The Odyssey

HW~ Finish reading if not done in class, open-note quiz tomorrow

2/17 IB Block

In-class~ WWII Exam, Intro to the Internal Assessment

HW~ IA Topic Exploration (5 topic ideas with ?s)

HAVE A GREAT BREAK!!!

2/17 Classics

In-class~ Discussion on Bk. 5 & 6 women

HW~ HAVE A FANTASTIC BREAK!!!!

2/15 IB Block

In-class~ Discussion on Potsdam and context to Atomic Bomb, started discussion on reasons (public and covert) for use of the bombs

HW~ Unit 8 Exam FRIDAY (REVIEW HERE)

2/15 Classics

In-class~ Odyssey Bk. 1 & 2 Quiz and graded discussion

HW~ None

MAKE-UP ILIAD/TROY TIMED WRITE DUE FRIDAY BY 3:00

2/14 IB Block

In-class~ Discussion on Yalta Conference

HW~ Atomic Bomb research due tomorrow

2/14 Classics

In-class~ Cost of War Discussion with quotes from Agamemnon

HW~ Read Book 1 & 2 of The Odyssey & write 3 discussion questions with answers for tomorrow's graded discussion.

2/13 IB Block

In-class~ Pacific Battle Jigsaw Lessons and debrief, quick discussion on Iwo Jima and the firebombing of Tokyo

HW~ Atomic Bomb Research & Debate Chart DUE WEDNESDAY

Upcoming~ Unit 8 Exam FRIDAY (REVIEW HERE)

2/13 Classics

In-class~ Iliad/Troy Comparative Assessment

HW~ None

Our Town EC Prompts (ANSWER ALL 3) DUE MONDAY NIGHT TO TURNITIN.COM

1. How does Our Town address the archetypal life cycle? What is the message of Thornton Wilder about life and death? 

2. How does Our Town use elements of tragedy? In what ways is it not tragic?

3. How did you like the play? What was your favorite aspect? Least favorite?

2/10 IB Block

In-class ~ Looked at potential WWII Prompts, work time for Pacific Battle Jigsaw

HW~ Finish prep for Battle Jigsaw & read Overview of Iwo Jima & Okinawa

2/10 Classics

In-class~ Finished Troy with discussion, prep time for Monday's Comparative timed write assessment

HW~ Prep for Comparative timed write (BRING BOOKS TO LIBRARY MONDAY)

Our Town EC Prompts (ANSWER ALL 3) DUE MONDAY NIGHT TO TURNITIN.COM

1. How does Our Town address the archetypal life cycle? What is the message of Thornton Wilder about life and death? 

2. How does Our Town use elements of tragedy? In what ways is it not tragic?

3. How did you like the play? What was your favorite aspect? Least favorite?

2/9 IB Block

In-class~ Discussion on Japanese War Mentality and approach to Pacific Theatre of war, reading on Bataan Death March, assigned Pacific Battle Jigsaw

HW~ Start research for Battle Jigsaw

2/9 Classics

In-class~ Troy with discussion

HW~ None

Our Town EC prompts coming soon!

2/8 IB Block

In-class~ Quick review of European Theatre of War 

HW~ None

2/8 Classics

In-class~ Troy with discussion on charactization

HW~ None

MAKE-UP Iliad SOCRATIC SEMINAR WILL NOW BE MONDAY@2:20 (Open to all)

2/2 IB Block

In-class~ Women and Minorities in WWII Socratic Seminar

HW~ Japanese Internment Memorial DUE TOMORROW

Upcoming~ T&S 1168-1180 DUE MONDAY

2/2 Classics

In-class~ Iliad Socratic Seminar

HW~ None

MAKE-UP SOCRATIC SEMINAR WEDNESDAY 2/8 @ 9:20

2/1 IB Block

In-class~ Rabbit in the Moon 

HW~  Women and Minorities in WWII Socratic Seminar TOMORROW

Upcoming~ Japanese Internment Memorial  DUE FRIDAY

2/1 Classics

In-class~ Iliad Socratic Seminar prep

HW~ Finish prep for Socratic Seminar TOMORROW

1/31 IB Block

In-class~  Reading quiz, Context ppt. for Japanese Internment, started Rabbit in the Moon 

HW~ Oxford 213-221 DUE TOMORROW

Upcoming~ Japanese Internment Memorial & Women and Minorities in WWII Socratic Seminar

1/31 Classics

In-class~ Quiz and discussion over end of The Iliad 

HW~ Start prep for The Iliad Socratic Seminar on Thursday

1/27 IB Block

In-class~ Assigned Japanese Internment Memorial & Women and Minorities in WWII Socratic Seminar, read Inter-Americas Diplomacy 

HW~ Finish Inter-Americas Diplomacy reading if not done in class

Upcoming~ Next week's homework schedule 

1/27 Classics

In-class~ Death of Patroclus pictograph 

HW~ Finish and print pictograph, read pg. 65-75 for TUESDAY

1/26 IB Block

In-class~ Finished America's Road to WWII ppt w/ Pearl Harbor excerpt and discussion

HW~ None

1/26 Classics

In-class~ Chapter 3/4 Quiz and discussion, intro to Patroclus, read Book XVI with color marking

HW~ Finish Book XVI color marking


1/25 IB Block

In-class~ Continued America's Road to WWII ppt and more primary source readings 

HW~ None

1/25 Classics

In-class~ Discussion on Iliad 1 & 2, read excerpt from primary source on Helen, reading time for 3 & 4 (pg. 55-61)

HW~ Finish reading if not done in class

1/24 IB Block

In-class~ Started America's Road to WWII ppt and primary source readings 

HW~ Finish Lindbergh's America First Committee speech reading if not done in class

1/24 Classics

In-class~ Finish Myth preceding The Iliad, read The Iliad Chapter 1 & 2 (Rosenberg 48-55)

HW~ Finish reading if not done in class

1/23 IB Block

In-class~ Discussion of Extended Essay, Century documentary Over the Edge

HW~ None

1/23 Classics

In-class~ Intro to the Homeric Cycle and Hero

HW~ None

1/12-1/13 IB Block

In-class~ Legacy of New Deal and  Great Depression including Social and Cultural Impact

HW~ FINAL REVIEW  & ESCAPISM EC

1/12-1/13 Classics

In-class~ Contemporary Hero Presentations

HW~ None

1/11 IB Block

In-class~ New Deal Structured Academic Controversy

HW~  Oxford 150-158 DUE FRIDAY

FINAL REVIEW

1/11 Classics

In-class~ Contemporary Hero Presentation, discussed visual final

HW~ None 

1/10 IB Block

In-class~ Discussed Critics of the New Deal Prompt (Paper 3 Prompts for Final)

HW~  New Deal Historiography to add ideas to New Deal Structured Academic Controversy Prep

Upcoming~ Oxford 150-158 DUE FRIDAY

1/10 Classics

In-class~ Contemporary Hero Presentation, discussed final

HW~ None 

1/9 IB Block

In-class~ New Deal reading quiz and discussion with graphic organizer

HW~ New Deal Structured Academic Controversy Prep

Upcoming~ New Deal Historiography reading DUE WEDNESDAY, Oxford 150-158 DUE FRIDAY

1/9 Classics

In-class~ Library work time for Contemporary Hero Project (RUBRIC & ASSIGNMENT)

HW~ PRESENTATIONS START TOMORROW!

1/6 IB Block

In-class~ Century: Stormy Weather documentary, FDR philosophy discussion

HW~  Oxford 135-145 DUE MONDAY

1/6 Classics

In-class~ Library work time for Contemporary Hero Project (RUBRIC & ASSIGNMENT)

HW~ None

PRESENTATIONS START TUESDAY!

1/5 IB Block

In-class~ Discussion on Hoover attempts at recovery, brief reading time for FDR's Inaugural Address

HW~ Finish FDR speech,  Oxford 135-145 DUE MONDAY

1/5 Classics

In-class~ Library work time for Contemporary Hero Project

HW~ None

Presentations start on TUESDAY!

1/4 IB Block

In-class~ Causes of Great Depression quiz and discussion,  discussion on color marking

HW~  Oxford 130-134 & Hoover's Rugged Individualism speech DUE TOMORROW

Upcoming~ Oxford 135-145 DUE MONDAY

1/4 Classics

In-class~ Library work time for Contemporary Hero Project

HW~ None

1/3 IB Block

In-class~ Intro discussion on Great Depression, color marked "Causes of the Great Depression"

HW~  Finish color marking & Oxford 121-125 DUE TOMORROW

Upcoming~ Oxford 130-134 DUE THURSDAY, Oxford 135-145 DUE MONDAY

1/3 Classics

In-class~ Assigned Contemporary Hero Project  & picked groups/topics

HW~ None

Meet in Library Tomorrow!

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