Thursday, September 30, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What positives were brought to Eurasia by the Mongols?
    2. What negatives were brought to Eurasia by the Mongols?

  2. Discuss the Exchange in the Indian Ocean

  3. Crash Course: Indian Ocean Trade Video

  4. Comparing Mongol Khanates Venn Diagram
    Using what you have learned about the Khanates in China, Persia, and Russia, fill out the three-way Venn diagram

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What was the long-term impact of the Mongols on China?
    2. What was the long-term impact of the Mongols on Russia?

  2. Finish Discussing the Mongol Empire and the Modern World

  3. Crash Course: Mongols Video

  4. Unit 2: Chapters 2.1/2.2 Quiz

  5. Sign Up For Peergrade
    Refer to link on Google Classroom

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What was the response in Europe to the expansion of the Silk Roads during the Post-Classical Era?
    2. What allowed the Mongols to be such effective conquerors?

  2. Continue Discussing the Mongol Empire and the Modern World

  3. Finish Work and Study for Tomorrow's Quiz (Homework)

  4. Begin work on Unit 2: Chapter 2.3 Homework (Homework--Due Monday, October 4th)

  5. Begin work on Unit 2: Chapter 2.4 Homework (Homework--Due Monday, October 4th)

Monday, September 27, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What is “scarcity” and how does it affect the price of goods?
    2. What role did pastoral peoples play on the Silk Roads?

  2. Finish Discussing the Silk Roads

  3. Crash Course: Silk Road Video

  4. Discuss the Mongol Empire and the Modern World

Friday, September 24, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What were the main trading networks during the Post-Classical Era?
    2. How did large empires during the era help to facilitate an increase in trade?

  2. SuihoEn (The Japanese Garden), Los Angeles Video

  3. What Makes Something Valuable? Activity

  4. Discuss the Silk Roads

  5. Begin work on Unit 2 Homework (Homework--Due the day of the unit test)

Thursday, September 23, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What role did religion play in state-building during the Post-Classical Era?
    2. What role did trade play in state-building during the Post-Classical Era?

  2. Unit 1 Test

  3. Begin work on Unit 2: Chapter 2.1 Homework (Homework--Due Wednesday, September 29th)

  4. Begin work on Unit 2: Chapter 2.2 Homework (Homework--Due Wednesday, September 29th)

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. As compared to China, why was Europe seeking innovation during the Post-Classical Era?
    2. Why did Vladimir of Kiev choose the Orthodox Christian religion?

  2. The 4 Most Important Renaissance Artists Video

  3. Unit 1: Chapters 1.6/1.7 Quiz

  4. Finish Chapter 1.6 Classwork
    Using your knowledge and the provided links, answer the questions (Google Classroom)

  5. Finish Work and Study for Tomorrow's Test (Homework)

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How was Europe organized under feudalism?
    2. What were the causes and effects of the Crusades?

  2. Finish Discussing Developments in Europe

  3. Chapter 1.6 Classwork
    Using your knowledge and the provided links, answer the questions (Google Classroom)

  4. Finish Work and Study for Tomorrow's Quiz (Homework)

Monday, September 20, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did the Bantu migration affect Subequatorial Africa?
    2. How did trade impact Zimbabwe and the Swahili coast?

  2. The Last Incan Bridge Video

  3. Discuss Developments in Europe

Friday, September 17, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What was the importance of human sacrifice for the Aztecs?
    2. How did the Inca govern their empire?

  2. Finish Discussing Developments in Africa

  3. Unit 1: Chapters 1.3/1.4/1.5 Quiz

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What were cultural accomplishments of the Maya?
    2. What were commonalities in the declines of the Pueblo, Mississippian, and Mayan peoples.

  2. Finish Discussing Developments in the Americas

  3. Review Unit 1: Chapters 1.1/1.2 Quiz

  4. Discuss Developments in Africa

  5. Finish Work and Study for Tomorrow's Quiz (Homework)

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did the belief systems and practices of South and Southeast Asia affect culture and society over time?
    2. How did the states of South and Southeast Asia maintain power over time?

  2. Discuss Developments in the Americas

  3. Begin work on Unit 1: Chapter 1.6 Homework (Homework--Due Wednesday, September 22nd)

  4. Begin work on Unit 1: Chapter 1.7 Homework (Homework--Due Wednesday, September 22nd)

Monday, September 13, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What was the status of women in early Islam?
    2. How did that change by the end of the Post-Classical Era?

  2. Discuss Developments in South and Southeast Asia

  3. Chapter 1.3 Classwork
    Using your knowledge and the provided links, answer the questions (Google Classroom)

Friday, September 10, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did the Turkic peoples influence politics in Dar al Islam?
    2. How did Chinese culture influence East Asia?

  2. Unit 1: Chapters 1.1/1.2 Quiz

Thursday, September 9, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What made Islamic expansion into West Africa different from other places during this time period?
    2. What cultural developments came out of the Abbasid Caliphate?

  2. Finish Discussing Developments in Dar al Islam

  3. Chapter 1.2 Classwork
    Using your knowledge and the provided links, answer the questions (Google Classroom)

  4. Begin work on Unit 1: Chapter 1.5 Homework (Homework--Due Friday, September 17th)

  5. Finish Work and Study for Tomorrow's Quiz (Homework)

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How does the civil service exam system create an efficient government?
    2. How did Buddhism change upon its arrival to China?

  2. Finish Discussing Developments in East Asia

  3. Review Unit 1: Chapter 1.1 SPICE-T Chart from Unit 1 Homework

  4. Discuss Developments in Dar al Islam

  5. Begin work on Unit 1: Chapter 1.3 Homework (Homework--Due Friday, September 17th)

  6. Begin work on Unit 1: Chapter 1.4 Homework (Homework--Due Friday, September 17th)

Friday, September 3, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. Of everything that you have learned during Unit 0, what was the most interesting?
    2. What was the most confusing?

  2. Discuss Developments in East Asia

  3. Begin work on Unit 1 Homework (Homework--Due the day of the unit test)

Thursday, September 2, 2021

  1. Finish Short-Answer Question Workshop

  2. Unit 0 Test

  3. Begin work on Unit 1: Chapter 1.1 Homework (Homework--Due Friday, September 10th)

  4. Begin work on Unit 1: Chapter 1.2 Homework (Homework--Due Friday, September 10th)

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

  1. Finish Discussing Post-Classical Era

  2. Short-Answer Question Workshop

  3. Finish Work and Study for Tomorrow's Test (Homework)