Olympia

High School

1302 North Street
Olympia, WA 98501
Phone: (360) 596-7000
Attendance: (360) 596-7003
Fax: (360) 596-7001

McLaughlin's World History:  2016-2017

 

Week 22: Feb 20-Feb24

Friday: The Aztec Story

Thursday: Finish "500 nations" followed by Summary Write-up

Wednesday: Grade Vocab Test

                       Documentary: "500 Nations-The Caribbean-Clash of Cultures" with notes

                          Finish Spanish Reading with notes (due for credit check no later than Friday, 2-24)

Tuesday: No School --Mid-Winter Break

Monday: No School--Mid-Winter Break

 

Week 21: Feb 13-Feb17

Friday: Vocabulary test

              Spanish reading with notes

Thursday: 'The Story of Columbus (The Spanish)' reading with notes

Wednesday: Open note quiz on Portuguese/Dutch

Tuesday: Complete Portuguese reading (pg 95-101)

Monday: Finish Vocabulary; 'Europeans Explore the East' reading with notes (pg 95-101)

 

Week 20: Feb 6-Feb10

Friday: Finish documentary and notes; pop quiz; Vocabulary

Thursday: Documentary "Planet Food - Spice Trails" with handout

Wednesday: Class Activity: "What I'd do Plan"

Tuesday: No School -- Snow day

Monday: No School--Snow day

 

Week 19: Jan 30-Feb 3

Friday: Finish TEST/Test Corrections

Thursday: Open note TEST on diagram

Wednesday: Diagram "Ages of European History

Tuesday: Diagram "Ages of European History"

Monday: Diagram "Ages of European History"

 

 

 

END OF 1ST SEMESTER

Week 18: Jan 23-27

    FINAL = Open-note test on DBQ's and reading notes

Friday: FINAL 1st and 2nd

Thursday: FINAL 4th and 5th

Wednesday: FINAL 3rd and 6th

Tuesday: DBQ Research with annotated notes

Monday: Begin DBQ Research project on Mongols

 

Week 17: Jan 16-20

Friday: Complete reading

               Due for full credit Monday (1/23) at beginning of class (15 points)

Thursday: "Story of Mankind" reading with handout

Wednesday: Documentary "Barbarians:The Mongols" and notes                    

Tuesday: Correct Geography test and turn in China notes

                  Genghis Khan documentary with notes

Monday: No School

 

Week 16: Jan 9-13

Friday: Open note & geography test

             China Test: Short Answer Question

Thursday: Practice test--geography

Wednesday: Finish Documentary "China: Dynasties of Power" with notes  (Completed notes)

Tuesday: Finish Reading/notes 

Monday: Reading "Three Great Dynasties" with notes

 

Week 15: Jan 2-6

Friday: Documentary "China: Dynasties of Power" with notes

Thursday: Mapping China (Color map)

Wednesday: East Asia Reading and Notes

Tuesday: Intro: China

                Video: "China From Above" & Reading Handout: East Asia

Monday: No School

 

Have a great break! See you next year

Week 14: Dec 12-16

Friday: Documentary: Tibet

Thursday: Finish test and Silk Road Unit

Wednesday: Open note test

Tuesday: Presentations

Monday: Presentations

 

Week 13: Dec 5-9

Friday: No School - Snow Day

Thursday: Presentations

Wednesday: Road Trip research

Tuesday: Road Trip research (Due at end of class)

Monday: Road Trip research

 

Week 12: Nov 28-Dec 2

Friday: Finish reading/notes         

            Start "Silk Road Trip"

Thursday: Reading/notes

Wednesday: Finish Map; start "About the Silk Roads"

                      1) Reading notes         2) Interactive website

Tuesday: Mapping & Silk Roads documentary

Monday: Prep map for Asia/Silk Roads unit

 

Week 11: Nov 14-18

Friday: No School

Thursday:No School--Happy Thanksgiving

Wednesday: No School

Tuesday: Summary write-up

Monday: Islam: Mankind reading w/notes (cont)

 

Week 11: Nov 14-18

Friday:  Career Cruising in Lab 1

Thursday: Quiz

Wednesday: Documentary (cont)

Tuesday: Documentary--Islam: Empire of Faith w/notes

Monday: Islam: Mankind Reading Notes

 

Week 10: Nov 7-11

Friday:  Veterans Day--No School

Thursday: Reflections write & Finish Greece/Rome notes

Wednesday: Presentations

Tuesday: Presentations

Monday: Presentations

 

Week 9: Oct. 31- Nov 4

Friday: Readings and notes: Greece-Classical Beacons / notes

                                               Rome-Eternal City / notes

                 BE READY TO GIVE PRESENTATIONS ON MONDAY

Thursday: Research Project

Wednesday: Research Project

Tuesday: Research Project

Monday: Review documentary notes

                Research Project : Rome vs Greece

 

Week 8: Oct. 24-28

Friday: Documentary with notes (Rome: The Ultimate Empire)

Thursday: Book Reading--The Legacy of Ancient Greece & Rome (pgs 10-11)

                         Reading Handout Notes #2

Wednesday: Book Reading--The Legacy of Ancient Greece & Rome (pgs 5-8)

                         Reading Handout Notes #1

Tuesday: Finish test

Monday: Review and 'Clozed' note test

 

Week 7: Oct. 17-21

Rest of week: Documentary with notes, map

Monday: Reading--Early Greece with notes

 

Week 6: Oct. 10-14

Friday: NO SCHOOL

Thursday: The Collective Learning of the Western World

                   New foldable; prepare Greece/Rome reading notes

                    Homework--prep map on foldable

Wednesday: Finish Test

Tuesday: Open note Test

Monday: Review for test

 

Week 5: Oct. 3-7

Friday:  Complete Documentary w/review activities

               Prepare for open note test next week

Thursday: Continue Documentary

Wednesday: Put Theory on map / Documentary & notes

Tuesday: 'Guns, Germs, Steel' Documentary with notes

                  Map due @ beginning of class for credit check

Monday: Finish mapping (Mapping Instructions)

    

Week 4: Sept. 26-30

Friday:  Mapping/Big History documentary

Thursday: Library--Mapping (Topographical features of the physical Earth)

Wednesday: Old School Mapping--Techniques of mapping

Tuesday: Guns, Germs, Steel Reading #2 with notes

Monday: Guns, Germs, Steel Reading #1 with notes

 

Week 3: Sept. 19-23

Friday: Reading #1 with Cornell notes

Thursday: Top 10 'Richest' Countries

                  Prologue to Guns, Germs, Steel and Reading #1

Wednesday: Top 10 'Poorest' Countries

                     Begin Guns, Germs, Steel

Tuesday: Test on Big History

Monday: Finish Threshold 8

               Reflect & Review

               Reflective Write (Homework if not finished in class)

 

Week 2: Sept. 12-16

  • Friday: Thresholds 7 & 8

  • Thursday: Thresholds 5 & 6

  • Wednesday: Thresholds 4 & 5 w/notes

  • Tuesday: Putting Human History into context

                               Big History Project: Thresholds 1, 2, & 3 (foldable notes)

                                    Documentary: 'Big History of Everything (Intro)

  • Monday: Finish 'Tools of the Brain' foldable

                             Intro to 'Big History' with foldable/vocab/theme

 

Week 1: Sept. 7-9

  • Friday: Check out books

                           'Top 50 Events'

                                  'Tools of the Brain' foldable

  • Thursday: Discuss Syllabus and Grading

  • Wednesday: Intro and Course Syllabus