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History
 
Mr. Thomas graduated from CSUN with a B.A. in History. He holds a Professional Clear Single Subject Credential in History and is one of the founding teachers of CHAMPS.
 

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Agenda 9/28 9/29 (per. 1,2,3,4, 5)

QW# 14= Free write!!
Discuss quiz next Wed
CW: (separate sheet of paper, Due today!!!!) Test Review
Study Guide: Define the following terms/people/events (Due Monday!)
(Hobbes, Locke, Natural Rights, Philosophe, Montesquieu, Voltaire, Diderot, Rousseau, Laissez Faire, Smith, censorship, salons, Baroque, Rococo, Enlightened despot, Frederick the Great, Catherine the Great, JosephII)
 
CW: Test Review Page 78
#s 1-4 Write the entire question
#s 7, 8, 9, 12, 13
 
Quiz Review Chapter 2 Sections 1-2
35 Points Total
Fill In= 10 points (Terms: people, places,events)
Matching= 5 points
True/False= 10 points
Short response = 10 points (2 questions based on classwork)

Agenda 9/27 (per. 1,2,3,4, 5)

QW # 13= Have you ever been forced/persuaded to do something you didn't want to?
What did you do and why?
Chap. 2 Sect. 2
Class work:
Enlightened Despots: (in notebooks)
Who was Frederick the great and what reforms did he introduce?
Who was Joseph II and what reforms did he introduce?
Who was Catherine the Great and what reforms did she introduce?
Why did life change so slowly for most people during the late 17th century?

Agenda 9/26 (Per. 1, 3 and 5)

QW # 13= Have you ever been forced/persuaded to do something you didn't want to?
What did you do and why?
Chap. 2 Sect. 2
 
Class work:
Enlightened Despots: (in notebooks)
Who was Frederick the great and what reforms did he introduce?
Who was Joseph II and what reforms did he introduce?
Who was Catherine the Great and what reforms did she introduce?
Why did life change so slowly for most people during the late 17th century?

Agenda 9/18 (per. 1,2,3,4, 5)

World History
 
Quick Write= Does music have a meaning or is it just noise? How can music reflect the ideas/attitudes of society?
Please pass out world history textbooks
Classwork= Have students read chapter 2 section 2 in their textbooks. As they read students must answer the standard check questions listed at the end of each section. Students must answer a minimum of 4 standard check questions.
 

Agenda 9/13 (per. 2,4)

*QW # 11 = Why do the things we want most, cost so much?
Return papers
Lecture Philosophes
CW: Philosophe questions (In notebooks)
CW/Project: Tributes for a Philosophe
 
Philosophe Questions:
Who were the Philosophes and what new ideas did they introduce?
Who was Montesquieu and what ideas did he express?
Who was Voltaire and what ideas did he express?
Who was Diderot and what ideas did he express?
Who was Rousseau and what ideas did he express?
Who was Wollstonecraft and what ideas did she express?
Who was Adam Smith and what ideas did he express?
CW/Project = Tribute to a Philosophe
 
In this activity, you will create a informational poster (on computer paper!)
on a philosophe or physiocrat of your choice.
your poster must include the following:
1 visual (Minimum)
Description about major ideas/works
Impact on modern world
 

Agenda 9/12 (Per. 1,3,5)

*QW # 11 = Why do the things we want most, cost so much?
Return papers
Lecture Philosophes
CW: Philosophe questions (In notebooks)
CW/Project: Tributes for a Philosophe
 
 
Philosophe Questions:
Who were the Philosophes and what new ideas did they introduce?
Who was Montesquieu and what ideas did he express?
Who was Voltaire and what ideas did he express?
Who was Diderot and what ideas did he express?
Who was Rousseau and what ideas did he express?
Who was Wollstonecraft and what ideas did she express?
Who was Adam Smith and what ideas did he express?
CW/Project = Tribute to a Philosophe
 
 
In this activity, you will create a informational poster (on computer paper!)
on a philosophe or physiocrat of your choice.
your poster must include the following:
1 visual (Minimum)
Description about major ideas/works
Impact on modern world
 

Agenda 9/11 (per. 1,2,3,4,5.)

QW# 10 = What is the significance of 9/11? What have you heard about it?
Video 9/11
Lecture Chap.2 Sect. 1 (Philosophes)
CW: Philosophes
 

Agenda 9/7/17- 9/8/17

QW # 9 = Are humans born good/bad or a little of both? Explain!
Intro to the Enlightenment/The age of Reason
Chapter 2 Sect. 1 (Scientific Revolution/Hobbes vs Locke
CW:   “Heroes of the Enlightenment “

CW: Heroes of the Enlightenment
PT. 1
1. Where did people get their information prior to the Scientific revolution?
2. Why is Isaac Newton considered an important enlightenment Figure?
3. How did Newton's ideas of universal laws (gravity) spread to common
people?
PT. 2 Letter to Hobbes or Locke
In this activity you will write a letter either in support of/or in disagreement with either Locke or Hobbes.
Must include their opinion on both human nature and best form of Government?
Must include your opinion of human nature and government?