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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 man 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. 

 

 

Notes

3/20/17

Agenda for 3/20

 

Independent Reading/Partner Reading

WOD#41-melancholy-adj.

 

An introduction to the Greek gods and goddesses - What do you know about them?

 

Oral Tradition and Myths - Notes

 

Beginning Mythology - Greek Creation Story

 

The Story of Arachne - Discussion and Questions

Table Group Myth Folders

 

HW - Finish Mythology Sheet

Bring Pack of Blank White 3x5 or 4x6 index cards - no lines! Blank on both sides only

 

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3/20/17

Agenda 3/21

 

WOD #42

 

Mythological Pairs

 

Map of Greece

 

Intro to Black Ships Before Troy (The Iliad) - Characters and Parent Letter

 

Read about Homer - Mini Research on Homer's background - Begin work on Homer Index Card

 

Table Group Myth Activity

 

HW -  Finish Mythological Pairs

Finish Homer Card - Black Inked and Colored - Parent Letter Signed and Initialed for the Homer segment

Black Ships begins Tomorrow!!  Index cards (White, Blank, no lines, 3x5) by tomorrow

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3/20/17

Agenda for 3/22

 

Review Black Ships Map of Greece, the Aegean Sea, and Asia Minor ( location of Troy )

Predictions and Introduction to Characters

Black Ships Launch!!! - Chapter 1 - The Golden Apple

Discussion and work on Card for Chapter 1

 

Table Group Myth Activity (Continued from yesterday)

 

Advisory

 

HW - Finish Golden Apple Card and Retell Chapter 1 to Parents - Parent(s) must sign off or initial for Golden Apple on Blue Letter

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3/20/17

Agenda for 3/23

 

Myth Activity Wrap Up and Presentations

 

Geography of Greece - Note Packets - Chapter 11, Lesson 1

Lords of the Sea

 

Retell Ch. 1 - Golden Apple

Read Ch. 2 - Ship Gathering ----- We meet Achilles - Discussion and Journal Response - Work on Card for Ch.2 Ship Gathering

 

Library for Internet Safety lesson

 

HW - Finish Ch. 2 Ship Gathering Card and Storytell to Parent(s) - Parent(s) must sign off/initial for Ship Gathering on Blue letter to confirm retelling.

Finish Note Packet Notes for Ch. 11, Les. 1 Geography of Greece

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3/20/17

Agenda for 3/24

 

Myth Mini Presentations

 

Review Geography Notes 

Chapter 11, Lesson 2 - Beliefs - Note Packet Notes and discussion

 

Black Ships - Chapter 3 - Quarrel With The High King

Discussion and Retelling - Response Q's - Work on Ch. 3 Card

 

HW - Finish Belief Notes in Note Packet for Ch. 11, L. 2

Finish Card for Quarrel with the High King and Retell to Parent(s) - Parents must sign-off/initial Blue Letter for Ch. 3 entry

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3/14/17

Agenda for 3/13

 

China Dynasty Rotation

 

Daosim and Laozi, "Old Master"

 

Confucius and Quickwrite - Contrasts between Daoism and Confucianism

 

Dynasty Timeline Information Hunt and Sharing

 

Accordion Book Construction and Section Work

 

HW - China Test Friday - Study/Review Dynasty Notes and Accordion Book information

Work on Accordion Book - Map, Chart, Inventions/Contributions, Confucius, Daoism, Geography, etc. - Accordion Book DUE Friday

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3/14/17

Agenda for 3/14

 

Dynasty Report Rotation

 

Confucius and Quickwrite/Discussion

 

Timeline Information Hunt and Sharing

 

Accordion Book Work - Dragon design - face and body, and section work

 

The Dragon's Pearl

 

HW - Accordion Book DUE Friday - Work on sections and dragon design

China Test Friday - Study/Review Dynasty Notes and Accordion Book Info

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3/14/17

Agenda for 3/15

 

Dragon Literature 

 

Accordion Book Work - Sections and Dragon Design

 

Advisory

 

HW - Accordion Book DUE Friday

China Test Friday - Study/Review Notes

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3/14/17

Agenda for 3/16

 

Dynasty Rotations and Test Review

 

Accordion Book Work - All sections and Dragon Timeline Design

 

China Review Game

 

Review of Standardization under Qin rule

 

Dragon Literature

 

HW - Accordion Book DUE Tomorrow in class

 

China Test Tomorrow

 

 

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3/14/17

Agenda for 3/17

 

China Test

 

Accordion Book - Finishing touches

 

Dragon Literature

 

Beginning Greece

 

HW - 

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