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World History 8

Instructor
Bethany Smith
Department
Upper School
Terms
Fall Semester

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Course Description

This course consists of World History to 1500. I will base my units and lessons off of the standards found here: https://alex.state.al.us/standardAll.php?grade=8&subject=SS2010&summary=2.
 
 

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Lesson Plans 1/7-1/10

Monday - NO SCHOOL
 
Tuesday
Warm up
Chapter 5 Vocabulary
Read Lesson 1
HW: Bring a sheet of cardstock by Friday
 
Wednesday
Warm up
Lesson 1 Guided Reading
HW: Bring a sheet of cardstock by Friday
 
Thursday
Warm up
Read Lesson 2
Lesson 2 Guided Reading
HW: Bring a sheet of cardstock by Friday
 
Friday
Warm up
Reading Lesson 3
Lesson 3 Guided Reading
 

Lesson Plans 12/9-12/13

Monday
No warm up today
Greek mythology reading
Review for semester exam
HW: Prepare for semester exam

Tuesday
No warm up today
Greek mythology reading
Review for semester exam
HW: Prepare for semester exam
 
Wednesday
No warm up
Notebook Check Quiz
Review for semester exam
HW: Prepare for semester exams
 
Thursday
Exam for 1st and 3rd periods
 
Friday
Exam for 2nd and 5th periods
 
Standards:
Various standards

Lesson Plans 12/2-12/6

Monday
Warm ups
Africa map Seterra review
Review Chapter 4 study guide
Christmas ornaments
HW: Study for Chapter 4 Test

Tuesday
Warm ups
Africa map Seterra review
Chapter 4 Test review games
HW: Study for Chapter 4 Test
 
Wednesday
Warm up
Africa map Seterra review
Flash cards for semester exam
HW: Study for Chapter 4 Test
 
Thursday
Warm up
Chapter 4 Test
Flash cards for semester exam
 
Friday
Warm up
Africa map practice quiz
Finish flash cards for semester exam
 
Standards:
 Identify cultural contributions of Classical Greece, including politics, intellectual life, arts, literature, architecture, and science.
Describe the role of Alexander the Great in the Hellenistic world.

Lesson Plans 11/18-11/22

 
Monday
Warm up
Practice Africa map on Chromebooks
Research Greek gods and goddesses
 
Tuesday
Warm up
Practice Africa map on Chromebooks
Add to map
Read Chapter 4 Lesson 5
 
Wednesday
Warm up
Guided Reading 4.5
Practice Africa map if time remains
 
Thursday
Warm up
Chapter 4 Ancient Greeks study guide
 
Friday
Warm up
Go over study guide
Practice Africa map if time remains

Lesson Plans 11/12-11/15

Monday
NO SCHOOL
 
Tuesday
Warm up
Review Africa map
Guided Reading 4.3
 
Wednesday
Warm up
Review Africa map
Greek architecture & columns lesson
 
Thursday
Warm up
Review Africa map
Read Chapter 4 Lesson 4
Guided Reading 4.4
 
Friday
Warm up
Go over Guided Reading
Take notes on Ancient Greeks
 
Standards:
Identify cultural contributions of Classical Greece, including politics, intellectual life, arts, literature, architecture, and science

Lesson Plans 11/4-11/8

Monday
Warm up
Finish The Illiad reader's theater
 
Tuesday
Warm up
Illustrate a scene of The Illiad
HW: Finish illustration if not done in class
 
Wednesday
Warm up
Add countries to Africa map
Read Chapter 4 Lesson 2
Guided Reading 4.2
 
Thursday
Warm up
Go over Guided Reading 4.2
Read Chapter 4 Lesson 3
Guided Reading 4.3
 
Friday
Warm up
Go over Guided Reading 4.3
Take notes over Ancient Greeks
 
Standards:
Identify cultural contributions of Classical Greece, including politics, intellectual life, arts, literature, architecture, and science.
 
 

Lesson Plans 10/28-11/1

Monday
Warm up
Review for tomorrow's quiz (Africa map North of Equator & Ancient Religions)
HW: study for quiz
 
Tuesday
Warm up
Quiz - Africa map(North of Equator) and Ancient Religions
 
Wednesday
Warm up
Reader's theater - Homer's The Iliad
 
Thursday
Warm up
Reader's theater - Homer's The Iliad
 
Friday
Warm up
Reader's theater - Homer's The Iliad
 
Standards:
Identify cultural contributions of Classical Greece, including politics, intellectual life, arts, literature, architecture, and science.

Lesson Plans 10/21-10/25

Practice the Africa map here: https://online.seterra.com/en/vgp/3035
 
Monday
Warm up
Practice Africa map (Quiz - above the equator10/29)
Vocabulary card work time
 
Tuesday
Warm up
Practice Africa map
Vocabulary card work time
 
Wednesday
Warm up
Vocabulary card due
Religions quizlet (Religions Quiz 10/29)
Religions Kahoot 
 
Thursday
Warm up
Toga game 
Read Chapter 4 Lesson 1
Guided Reading 4.1
 
Friday
Warm up
Read Chapter 4 Lesson 2
Guided Reading 4.2
 
Standards:
Identify cultural contributions of Classical Greece, including politics, intellectual life, arts, literature, architecture, and science.
 

Lesson Plans 10/15-10/18

**Update: Slideshow presentations are taking longer than anticipated, so Vocabulary cards WILL NOT be due this week!
 
Monday - NO SCHOOL
 
Tuesday
Warm ups
Set up new notebook
Slideshow presentations
HW: Bring a piece of white card stock to class
 
Wednesday
Warm ups
Add to Africa map
Chapter 4 Vocabulary (Lessons 1 & 2)
Vocabulary card
HW: Vocab. card due Friday
 
Thursday
Warm ups
Practice map
Chapter 4 Vocabulary (Lessons 3 & 4)
Vocabulary card
HW: Vocab. card due Friday
 
Friday
Warm ups
Vocabulary card due
Practice map
Read Chapter 4 Lesson 1
 
Standards:
Identify cultural contributions of Classical Greece, including politics, intellectual life, arts, literature, architecture, and science.

Lesson Plans 10/8-10-11

No School for Students Monday
 
Tuesday - Thursday
No warm up
Research & Religions Slide Show
 
Fall Break starts on Friday.
*We will clean out notebooks and start new notebooks the following week!*
 
Standards:
Compare the development of early world religions and philosophies and their key tenets.

Lesson Plans 9/30-10/4

Monday
Warm up
Review Africa map (add new countries)
Finish Guided Reading 3.3
Go over Guided Reading 3.3
 
Tuesday
Warm up
Review map
Chapter 3 study guide
HW: Prepare for Chapter 3 test
 
Wednesday
Warm up
Review map
Go over study guide
Begin Cyrus paragraph
HW: Prepare for Chapter 3 test
 
Thursday
8th grade field trip
HW: Prepare for Chapter 3 test
 
Friday
Warm up
Test - Chapter 3
Finish Cyrus paragraph
 
Standards:
Analyze characteristics of early civilizations in respect to technology, division of labor, government, calendar, and writings.