"The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence".Confucius
Starting in February we will begin Chapter 8: Greek Civilization
Greek Methology Project is Due February 16th. See PDF below for the assignment below; each student also has a copy plus the rubric.
Cultures are held together by shared beliefs and common practices and values.
People, places, and ideas change over time.
Leaders can bring about change in society.
What makes a culture unique?
How do new ideas change the way people live?
What are the characteristics of a leader?
Students will know:
how the ancient Greeks honored their gods and goddesses
what Greek epics and fables were intended to teach
how and why ancient Greek dramas developed
the ideas ancient Greeks expressed in their art
how the ancient Greeks explained the world
what ancient Greeks believed about history and science
the reasons Macedonia became powerful
what Alexander hoped to achieve during his rule
how successful Alexander was in achieving his goals
how Hellenistic kingdoms spread Greek culture
what ideas developed during the Hellenistic Era
how Rome came to control Greece
*****Extra Credit***** Current Event ArticleThe PDF file for the Current Event form is attached below. Students may earn 5 extra points per nine weeks. The form must be filled out using complete sentences or students will not be able to turn it in, also the orignal article from online or the newpaper must be included as well.
How can I help my child student for a quiz or test? I get asked this question from time to time, so here are some resources your child can use:
NOTES: Students should be studying their notes that we take in class.
TEXTBOOK: Every student has a textbook at home at the end of the lesson quiz your child on the questions at the bottom of the page.
STUDENT WORKBOOK: is a good resource for students to go over the questions and answers from the chapter and lesson.
VOCABULARY WORDS: Students should know the academic and content vocabulary word and definition. Sometimes making flashcards helps with studying the vocabulary words.
Weekly assignments will be posted under Monday of the calendar section for the entire week for you to easily preview.
New Students need the following supplies . . .
Social Studies Supplies:
1 packages of notebook paper
1 package of dividers-5 tabs
1 pocket folder
Binder 5 Tab-Divider Set-Up:
1- Bell Ringers (add paper behind tab)
2- Notes (add paper behind tab)
5- Projects (add paper behind tab)
If you have any questions, please to not hesitate to reach me by email.