Western Humanities Honors

Unit I: The Middle Ages

October 2011

 

 

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Friday

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Work with partner to determine whether Crusades were "Just" using Just War tradition using docs and film notes to support.

HW: Position with support

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No School

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Review Early-High Middle Ages

HW: Study Middle Ages material from Sept. 6th thru October 6- All docs, assignments, vocab and in-class discussion/work.

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Middle Ages Assessment: Early - High (500-1200)

 

HW: Decline of Feudalism and emerging merchant class. How and why did this happen?

   Read Medieval Towns Docs and answer qs

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What's so dark about the "Dark Ages" anyway?

  • Trade and commerce
  • Science and Medicine
  • Education

Today's Focus: Education

HW: Medieval University summary question.

 

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  1. What's so dark about the "Dark Ages" anyway?
  • Trade and commerce
  • Science and Medicine
  • Education

Today's focus:

Discuss:

  • The Fourth Estate: Merchant Class
  • Medieval Universities
  1. Intro paragraph/thesis rewrite

HW: Draft 3

 

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  1. What's so dark about the "Dark Ages" anyway?
  • Science and Medicine
  1. Intro Middle Ages Unit Essay

HW: Begin pre-writing process - complete #1.

 

 

Medieval Art and Architecture

 

You Tube:

Medieval Music of Spain, Italy, France, England, Turkey, Germany

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Medieval Art

Students will Know: purpose and characteristics of medieval art.

Understand: The images produced in the Middle Ages reflect "Medieval Man's" conception and questioning of their world.

Do: analyze medieval art for purpose, identify the characteristics that demonstrate purpose and distinguishes/characterizes the work as medieval.

Power Point: Medieval Art

 

HW: Pre-writing #2

 

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Medieval Art

Students will Know: The images produced in the Middle Ages reflect "Medieval Man's" conception and questioning of their world.

Medieval Society through Glimpses of Medieval Life: Luttrell Psalter at the BL

HW:

  1. Medieval Music: Read background information and instrument overview
  2. Listen to Medieval Music of Spain, Italy, France, England, Turkey, Germany
  • Regional similarities/differences?
  • Instruments used?

 

Note: Check out the author of the "Crusader Song" - remember him?

  1. Continue pre-writing #2

 

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HW: Pre-Writing #3

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HW: Begin the writing process

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