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Guided Readings (Available under US II Guided Readings heading and answers can be found in your purple text book)Guided Reading : 23.1 – 11/27 23.2 – 11/30 23.3 – 12/4 23.4 – 12/7 23.5 – 12/11 Maps : Europe in 1914 Readings and Other Activites:
- Interactive notebooks: To be done in class unless you are absent. Please check back here to see if you have missed anything.
- M.A.I.N causes of WWI.
- The Great War Video.
- Life in the Trenches.
In Class at the end of each chapter
Quizes: As announced.
Week of 12/13
CIVIL RIGHTS WEBSITE PROJECT PRESENTATIONS BEGIN:
- 11.1- 11/30
- 11.2 – 12/4
- 11.3 – 12/7
- 11.4 – 12/11
- 11.5 – 12/15
Activities: Movies plus worksheets
- A Class Divided
- How Racist Are You
- Rabbit Proof Fence
- School Ties
- Race in America
Test: There is no written test for chapter 11
Textbook is online
Capstone Project Due:
Primary Sources: Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment
These are not consecutive Chapters. I believe it’s 14 & 17 in your primary source text
The Scientific Revolution:
- Letter to Christina of Tuscany: Science and Scripture
- The Papal Inquisition of 1633: Galileo Condemned
- Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy
- What is Enlightenment
- Prospectus for the Encyclopedia of Arts and Sciences
- Philosophical Dictionary
- Vindication of the Rights of Women
- The Age of Reason: Deism
- The Social Contract
Secondary Sources/Visual Sources
- No Scientific Revolution for Women
- Propaganda and the Enlightened Monarch
- Women in Salons
- The Problem of Enlightened Absolutism
Answer questions 1, 3, 4, and 6 on paper. Short answer format answering all parts of the question and siting the sources as you go. Then go to the chalkup.co site and discuss questions 2 and 5:
- What were the main ways in which the science of the 17th century constituted a break form the past? What were some of the main problems facing 17th century scientists in making this break? How did they handle this?
- How would you explain the occurrence of the Scientific revolution in the 17th century instead of the 16th or 18th?
- What core of ideas and attitudes most clearly connects Enlightenment thinkers as revealed in these sources? How do these ideas relate to 18th century society and institutions
- What policies would an 18th century ruler have to pursue to fit the the greatest degree the ideas and assumptions of Enlightenment thinkers?What stood in the way of some monarchs who wanted to be more enlightened?
- What attitudes and ideas of enlightenment thinkers do you think remain valid for the problems facing today’s world? What enlightenment ideas an attitudes no longer seem valid or appropriate/
- In what ways to the sources support the argument that together, the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment constitute a single intellectual revolution of great long-term significance?
(A GOOD DISCUSSION WILL INVOLVE MULTIPLE RESPONSES TO EACH PROMPT AND A CONVERSATION AMONGST YOU AND YOUR CLASSMATES. THIS MEANS YOU’RE GOING TO HAVE TO GO BACK AND CHECK FOR REPLIES.)
Please refer to your class syllabus for due dates, readings, and expectations. You will get one per every two months/two chapters.