Ancient China Quiz Friday

There will be an Ancient China quiz on Friday. ¬†We have been covering the following areas in class. The following topics will be on the quiz; Students must have a basic understanding of the following beliefs and philosophies and be able to explain in their own words. Confucianism Daoism Legalism Buddhism Vocabulary: Students will have […]

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Ancient China Unit

Hi All! Midterms are over and we are going to get back into the swing of things in room 215. Our next unit will be focused on Ancient China. Students will be able to answer the following umbrella question as the unit progresses;   Umbrella Question How does philosophy impact and influence our lives? The […]

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Deeper into Neolithic Revolution

Below is a video of a passage that I created for my scholars. The content of the video is centered around why the Neolithic Revolution is considered a turning point in human history. More specifically, students are asked to answer the following question in complete sentences using evidence from the text. Question: Identify one way […]

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Heirloom Project

Dear Parents and Guardians, Today I am introducing the Heirloom project. Students will be doing the research for this project as purposeful and relevant homework: – choose a family heirloom or artifact – ask relatives about the object, its purpose/function, how it came to be in the family, why it was passed on through the […]

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Unit 2: Archaeology and Early Humans Overview

Essential Questions to be answered as we navigate this inquiry based unit. How does archaeology provide knowledge of early human life? How does the availability or scarcity of resources affect the settlement of people? _____________________________________________________________________________________ These are the three main topics of the unit. More information will be forthcoming as we get deeper into the […]

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