Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Final Exam Assignment

You will get randomly assigned one of the 4 primary civilizations that we studied:
  • Mesopotamia
  • Egypt
  • Greece
  • Rome
~We will all log into computers as me - so you have youtube access~

After being assigned the civilization in question - you will need to do 2 things:
  1. Create a glogster or prezi  with the top 10 things <Your Civilization> gave us:
    1. Must have images/videos
    2. Connect their ideas to modern inventions
    3. WORTH 50% of Grad
  2. Create a 3x3 links for your civilization
    1. Name it  <yourcvi> <random # - I give you> (options)
    2. Pick a good background pic!
    3. Visit this link to see what format/set up is required
    4. Must include at least 2 links in each folder.
    5. Top 1-3 links should be based on your evaluation of the sites
    6. 50% of your exam

Monday, May 23, 2011


By Friday.
You need to show me a "nearly" finished project.

Think of it as:

Defending one sentence:
The most important lesson we can learn from the Romans was:
The most important creation of the Romans was:

VALUE: 20 points

Monday, May 16, 2011


ROMAN Post I - Please use http://www.edmodo.com/link?url=http%3A%2F%2Fgo.hrw.com%2Fhrw.nd%2Farbiter%2FpRedirect%3Fproject%3Dhrwonline%26amp%3BsiteId%3D300%26amp%3BpageId%3D1075 to make 6 lists of 5 new facts you learned: ie Quiz 1 --&gt; 5 facts and so on!

ROMAN Post II - Please visit this site:
Roman section is down on the right:

Please write a blog post about the top 3 resources we should use in class.  You need a parag


Wednesday, April 13, 2011

First Grade of 4th MP

So - The 6th graders have our 3x3 and they will pick a winner.
Today - we are going to start something for them...A review sheet for their test.
Please go to
you will need to join - takes like 4 seconds
Anything you intial your entries - tag with your entries.

10 points

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Greek Part II

Greek Blog #4  -  Please find, post and explain a choice for a picture that would serve as a cover for the GREEK UNIT

Greek Blog #5 - Make a list of the top 5 things the Greeks contributed to modern society.  Please conclude with a paragraph explaining your choices.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

First 3 Greek Blogs

Please label tham as I have them listed below:

GREEK BLOG #1 - Please take the 5 quizzes listed here (keep guessing until you get a 100%) and make a list of 2 5 things you learned.

GREEK BLOG #2 - Write a paragraph comparing/contrasting Sparta and Athens (include sources).  Folow that up with a paragraph explaining which one you would have wanted to live in and why!

GREEK BLOG #3 - Please post a link to at least 4 sites about greek mythology and then do one of the following:
1) create a chart that explains the structure of the Greek Gods in terms of stauts/power.
2) create a "family" tree for the Greek Gods.
3) find another way to show that you understand the complexity of Greek mythology.

Monday, March 7, 2011

POST 11 & 12

Post 11 - Please write a description of your inquiry.

Post 12 - Keep a list of sources that you looked at/considered.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Chapter 2 Part 2

POST 3 - Please find  2 timelines of the Fertile Crescent from Sumeria to Persian Empire.  After posting or linking to the 2 timelines - please write a 3-7 sentence entry telling which timeline would make a better addition to your textbook.

POST 9 - Please use prezi.com or power point to answer Q4 on Page 49.  Feel free to add pictures from the web to the document.  Books are in the room!

POST 10 -  Write an entry describing why Cyrus/Darius or Zoroaster was the most influential Persian leader.   Explain your choice clearly.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Chapter 2 The Ancient Near East - books on cart in front of room.

POST 2 - Please follow the link to this site.  Please take quiz 3,4, and 5.  As you take them please make a list of 15 important facts/

POST 3 - Please create/find a useful timeline of the Fertile Crescent from 4000bc - 500bc - please focus on inventions and leadership changes.  This maybe done on time toast and linked to this post.

POST 4- Pretend you are a travel agent and write a letter(one paragraph) to the Sumerians identifying another river valley the could have settled in instead of Mesopotamia.  The best posts will include a map or picture of the suggested region.

POST 5 - Write back to the travel agent as a Sumerian explaining why the Fertile Crescent was the ideal place to set up city-states.

POST 6 - Please find and link to a full text of Hammurabi's code.  In your post name 5 of his laws that you think we should enact today and explain why.

POST 7 - Write your own code in the style of Hammurabi for Northern HS.  Must include at least 12 laws.

POST 8 - Use pages 12-44.  Design and award the Most Important _______________ (person, empire, invention, idea, etc) of the early Fertile Crescent Empires.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Assignment #1

Please create a separate link list using the "gadget" options for each of the topics listed below the instructions.

Our goal is 5-8 good sources for future use. 

Please name each gadget/link list with an obvious/appropriate title.

  1. Nations of the Fertile Crescent (Sumerians, Mesopotamia, Phoenicians)
  2. Egyptian Civilizations (Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom)
  3. Greek Culture
  4. Roman Empire
  5. Middle Ages
  6. Renaissance and Reformation
Please also post the name and link to your blog on the edmodo wall.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Post 1 - Introduction

Please do a post introducing yourself.  Things you can speak to:
  • What are you interested in?
  • What are your hobbies/extra curricular activities?
  • What makes you unique?
  • Why did you take this class?
  • What about the Ancient Civilizations intrigues you.
  • Name 3 things you hope to get out of this class.