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Mr. David Wright's 6th CORE

Welcome to the beginning of time!  We will journey along the course of human existence, from early humans and the birth of civilization to the Fall of ROME.   Join the odyssey as Literature, Language Arts and History blend to provide a comprehensive study of the past, while students develop and hone their skills for the future. 

 

 

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11/13/17

Agenda for 11/17

 

Reading Groups

 

Persia Continued - Finish Cyrus and Darius Comparison

Persian Religion

 

Travel Brochure organizer sheets and information charts

Culture Research - textbooks, tradebooks, online sources

 

Read aloud plays and stories

 

HW -Continue Research for your culture

Catch up on any missed Review and Main Idea Q's for cultures we've covered so far

 

Have a fun and safe Thanksgiving Holiday!!!

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11/13/17

Agenda for 11/16

 

Reading Groups - Book of 3

 

Sumer DUE Today

 

Review Phoenicia - Princess Dido and Carthage

 

Persia - Cyrus the Great, founder of the Empire

Policy of Toleration

Darius - Continues Cyrus' legacy

 

Research your Culture

 

HW - Research your Culture - finish textbook research - move on to tradebooks/Mr. Donn's/DuckDuckGo/library online resources

 

Finish Persia Review and Main Idea Q's

 

 

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11/13/17

Agenda for 11/15

 

Phoenicia - Masters of navigation and trade

 

Ancient Culture Research

 

Sumer Report wrap-up

 

Advisory - Open Session for Culture Brochure Research

 

HW - Research your Culture

Sumer Report and Map/Timeline DUE Tomorrow

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11/13/17

Agenda for 11/13

 

Reading Groups - Chicago group

WOD workshop/review

 

Israel Ch. 10, Les. 2 - Kingdoms and Captivity

Conquest of Promised Land - Philistines - Saul - David - Solomon

Notes

 

Research your culture - Textbook/notepacket notes 

 

Library Research Lesson

 

HW - Sumer Report Final Typed Draft DUE Thursday - Shared GoogleDoc and printed Copy

Sumer Map and Timeline DUE Thursday

Israel Review and Main Idea Q's for Ch. 10, Les 2

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11/13/17

Agenda for 11/13

 

Reading Groups - Meet with Crispin

WOD #30 - tranquil - adj.

 

Israel Ch. 10 Lesson 1 Continued - Notes on Moses

Moses Film

Exodus out of Egypt - Wandering - Ten Commandments - regaining the Promised Land

Joshua

 

Ten Commandments Activity

 

Ancient Culture Research

Sumer Report and Map/Timeline Work

 

HW - Sumer Report with Bibliography DUE Thursday

Sumer Map and Timeline DUE Thursday

Ancient Culture Research

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11/8/17

Agenda for 11/9

 

Finish New Babylonians and Nebuchadnezzar

Hanging Gardens

 

Beginning of Israel - Abraham - Isaac - Jacob - Joseph

Flowchart Notes - Pgs. 325-326

 

Stand Up Be Safe Presentation

 

HW - Read Ch. 10, Les. 1 and DO Review and Main Idea Q's for Israel, Pgs. 325-329

 

Take Note Packet Notes for Your Ancient Culture

 

Sumer Report Final Draft and Map and Timeline DUE Nov. 14

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11/8/17

Agenda for 11/8

 

Babylon and Assyria - Reading, acting, and note-taking

 

Hammurabi and his Code of Law

 

The Assyrians

 

The New Babylonians

 

Advisory

 

HW - Review and Main Idea Q's for Babylon and Assyria from pages 114-123 -DUE Tomorrow

 

Sumer Report Final Draft and Map and Timeline DUE Nov. 14

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11/8/17

Agenda for 11/7

 

Reading Groups

WOD #29 - anticipate - v.

 

Personal Narratives DUE!

 

Sumer Report and Map and Timeline Work

 

Travel Brochure Project Launch - Table Groups/Cultures Assigned

Begin reading about/exploring your assigned ancient culture

 

HW - Do the Review and Main Idea Q's for your Culture from the History Textbook - Use the Classroom Sources Chart to review which pages you need to cover.

 

Sumer Report Final Draft and Map and Timeline DUE Nov. 14

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11/8/17

Agenda for 11/6

 

Reading Groups

WOD #28 - spontaneous - adj.

 

Personal Narrative Revision and Editing - Finishing Touches

 

Sumer Report Workshop - Elaboration/Adding Detail and Explanations

Sumer Map and Timeline Work

 

Travel Guide Intro Activity

 

HW -  Final Draft of Personal Narrative DUE Tomorrow - Typed/Shared GoogleDoc - Bring a Printed Copy as well

 

Sumer Report Final Draft DUE Nov. 14 along with Map and T.L.

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10/29/17

Agenda for 11/3

 

Reading Groups

WOD

 

Tuck Cards DUE

 

Sumer Report Writing Workshop - Elaboration, Explanation, Detail, Voice, Transitions, Re-research, etc.

 

Sumer Map and Timeline - Begin Source Dive

 

Mesop. Video

 

Personal Narrative Work

 

HW - Final Draft of Personal Narrative DUE 11/7 (Tuesday)

Final Draft of SUMER Report and Map/Timeline DUE 11/10 (Fri.)

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