UNIT 2: Organization and Reorganization of Human Societies (600 B.C.E. to 600 C.E.); Chapters 3-6

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9/4
No School: Labor Day

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Go over Unit 1 Test

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No School: Hurricane Irma Preparation
[Comparing Rome and China; Collapse of Rome and the Han Dynasty]

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No School: Hurricane Irma Preparation
[The Chinese State and Society
]

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No School: Hurricane Irma Preparation
[Chinese Culture and Religion
]

Read 117-19 (Intro); 129-38 (Comparing Empires: Roman and Chinese); guide1 Read Ch3: The Collapse of Empires; guide2; video1

Read Ch4: Start through The Daoist Answer; guide2

Read Ch5: Start through Merchants; guide2

Read Ch5: Comparing Patriarchies through A Changing Patriarchy: The Case of China; guide3; video2

Hurricane Irma (No School - 9/6 to 9/15)

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First Day Back: Comparing Rome and China; Chinese State, Society, Culture, Religion, and Patriarchy


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The State of India; Class and Caste


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Formative assessment; Cultural Traditions of India

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No School: Rosh Hashanah



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E-book enrollment; current events

Read Ch3: Intermittent Empire: The Case of India & Ch4: Cultural Traditions of Classical India through Hinduism as a Religion of Duty and Devotion; guide3

Read Ch5: Class and Caste in India through The Functions of Caste; guide4; video3

No work :)

 

No work :)

 

Read Ch3: Empires and Civilizations in Collision: The Persians and the Greeks through Collision: Alexander and the Hellenistic Era; guide4; guide5

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Persia v. Greece

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Greek Patriarchies

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Greek Culture

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Formative assessment; Rise of Monotheism: Zoroastrianism & Judaism; Birth of Christianity; Writing Workshop (SAQ)

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Writing Workshop (SAQ); Roman Culture & Slavery;
current events

Read Ch5: Contrasting Patriarchies: Athens and Sparta; guide5

Read Ch4: The Cultural Tradition of Classical Greece: The Search for a Rational Order through The Greek Legacy; guide6; video4

Read Ch4: Toward Monotheism: The Search for God in the Middle East through Judaism; Ch4: The Birth of Christianity ... with Buddhist Comparisons through Institutions, Controversies, and Divisions; guide6, guide7

Read Ch5: Slavery: The Case of the Roman Empire through Resistance and Rebellion; guide7

Read Ch6: Start through Axum: The Making of a Christian Kingdom; guide8

10/2
Continental Comparisons: Eurasia v. North America; Comparing African Peoples: Nile (Meroe), Axum



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Mesoamerica; Andes

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Formative assessment; North America; work on Religion Investigation

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Writing Workshop; Reflections of Second-Wave Civilizations in Eurasia and North America

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Review for Test
Read Ch6: Civilizations of Mesoamerica through Moche: A Civilization of the Coast; guide8 Read Ch6: Alternatives to Civilization through North America: Ancestral Pueblo and Mound Builders; guide9 Read Reflections (end of chapters) ... Ch3: Enduring Legacies of Second-Wave Empires; Ch4: Religion and Historians; Read Ch5: What Changes? What Persists?; Ch6: Deciding What's Important: Balance in World History; guide9

Study for Test Review

Study for Test Review; video7

10/9
Review for test


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Unit 2 Test: Chapters 3-6 (Objective Only)

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PSAT

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An Age of Accelerating Connections

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The Silk Road
Study for Test Chill :) Read the Start of Ch 7 (281-83); guide1 Read 284-91; guide1; video

Read 291-300; guide1

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