History 10 Days in Class

Main Projects:

  • Project 1 – Rock Band Tour Manager Project

Main Videos

  • Chapter 1 Videos

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Days in Class:

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Chapter 1 – The Renaissance 1350-1517

> Feb. 4 – Monday, Day 3

  • Handed out Class Outline & Reviewed — also discussed late policy – 10% late for each day after the beginning of class
  • Handed out & discussed Project 1 – Rock Band Tour Manager Project
  • Listed 5 themes and how we will colour each theme throughout the readings a different colour
  • Looked at Chapter sections – Intro, objectives, timeline etc. discussed that we will do a timeline review project later on
  • We read Chapter 1’s intro and underlined main cities/places (& people in another colour if applicable)
  • Defined key terms: secular, classical era, philosophy, theology
  • We watched Video 1 (Crash Course History #22 – The Renaissance, Was it a Thing?)~11 minutes, writing down THREE main points
  • Wrote down and discussed main points (noted that both Venice [Venetian] and Florence [Florentine] are located in present day Italy)

Homework:

  1. Bring pencil crayons/highlighters for next class
  2. Read rest of page 4-5 (The Renaissance, The Renaissance in Italy, The Black Death), underlining main places & people

> Feb. 5 – Tuesday, Day 4

  • Added to our main points from Crash Course Video
  • Showed SMARTnotebook slides 2-6 covering European map, and Greek & Roman Empires etc. –> there are 50 countries in Europe (refer to Rockband Tour Manager Project again)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) Fun Quiz Review – TMNT tattoo prizes
  • Chapter 1 Notes: Intro, The Renaissance, The Renaissance in Italy, and The Black Death (wrote out first 2, handed out last 2)
  • Showed Roman artwork examples from LINK
  • Next time show Black Plague short video (somewhere)?
  • We read Ch. 1 section: The Church in the Renaissance
  • Handout: Introduction – Understanding the Themes of European History

Homework:

  1. Bring pencil crayons/highlighters for next class
  2. Read pages 7-9 (Politics and the Economy, Michelangelo), underlining main places & people & dates

> Feb. 7 – Thursday, Day 6 (two classes)

Class 1 & 2

  • Candy questions on homework reading
  • Class notes review (handout), reading & review
  • Showed SMARTnotebook slides …… featuring Michelangelo & Medici family …
  • Assigned rest of reading for homework with reading on Machiavelli …
  • Chapter 1 test will be MONDAY!
  • Rest of both classes to work on Rock Band Tour Manager Project (partners allowed, I allowed some groups of 3 with special permission)

Homework:

  1. Bring pencil crayons/highlighters for next class
  2. Read pages 9-11 (The Perfection of Printing, Humanism), underlining main places & people & dates

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