HONORS WESTERN CIVILIZATION A

Who is Western Man?

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3 A

Writing Workshop

HW: Bring rough draft to class Tuesday!

Submit essay by 11:59 pm 10-7-08 (Tuesday -Midnight)

 

Subject Area Resources for Essay:

Greece On line reference...tons of information: focus on sources that will support your position.

Philosopher Resource

Writing Resources:

Specific to philosopher paper: Essay help

MLA

OWL on line writing lab

Virgil Writing tutorial

Research Guidelines

UC Berkeley Tutorial: Finding information on the internet

Dr. Christie's Guide for Web Searching and Researching

 

 

6 B

7 A 

 

Writing Workshop:

Revision Check List Due with Hard Copy on Thursday

Intro and Thesis: Simple vs Complex

Transitions

Philosopher Essay Exemplar

Submit essay by 11:59 pm 10-7-08

8 A (Merk PD Day)

From Delian  League to Athenian Empire: Map of Classical Greece

HW: Allies to Adversaries: Persian and Peloponnesian Wars

 

9 B

10 A

To what extent was war and conquest the most enduring aspect of Greek culture?

Discuss: Allies to Adversaries: Persian and Peloponnesian Wars

In Class Power Point (Persian Wars)

1. Pericles on Athenian Democracy excerpt

 

HW:

  1. Thesis practice -- post thesis to the wiki for peer review by 10-14 for peer review - you must edit at least 2 by 10-16).

Greek Chronology 1200-300BC

Map of Alexander's Conquest 336-323 BC

 

2. The Greek Hero: Philosopher King?

Read the links below and above: be able to explain how Aristotle influences Alexander and why Alexander is considered the "Philosopher King"

Aristotle

Aristotle and Alexander

 

Hellenistic Greece

Greek Chronology 1200-300BC

Map of Alexander's Conquest 336-323 BC

Alexander pix

 
13  No School

14  No School

 

 

15 B

 

16 A

To what extent was war and conquest the most enduring aspect of Greek culture?

Alexander: the Philosopher King incarnate?

HW: Wiki Post

 

17 B

 

Dr. J's Illustrated Greek Theater

Masks in Greece and Rome

Masks in Performance

 

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Greek Theater:

 Question to consider: To what extent was theatrical performance and production the most enduring Greek Cultural Innovation?

HW:  Fixed Link!

 

 

 

 

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Greek Theater:

 Question to consider: To what extent was theatrical performance and production the most enduring Greek Cultural Innovation?

HW: Play Prep/Rewrites

 

 

Museum Intro

 

 

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Perform Your Play!

WHO IS WESTERN MAN?

  • Warrior?
  • Politician?
  • Artist?
  • Philosopher?

HW: Prepare for Socratic Seminar! You will defending or opposing the following statement: Art and Architecture are the essence of Greece.

You must come prepared to defend and oppose using evidence  (docs from class, outside sources or both)...

  • In other words, be prepared to argue both sides;
  • Have an alternate argument (War, Philosophy, etc.);
  • Review linked rubric/reflection before participating in seminar.

HW:

Alexander's Legacy Read and Respond to all questions. We will revisit Alexander as "philosopher king" and  compare classic philosophers to Hellenistic.

 

 

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WHO IS WESTERN MAN?

  • Warrior?
  • Politician?
  • Artist?
  • Philosopher?

HW: Prepare for Socratic Seminar! You will defending or opposing the following statement: Art and Architecture are the essence of Greece.

You must come prepared to defend and oppose using evidence  (docs from class, outside sources or both)...

  • In other words, be prepared to argue both sides;
  • Have an alternate argument (War, Philosophy, etc.);
  • Review linked rubric/reflection before participating in seminar.

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Vote by 10/30 @ 5:00

National Youth Election

Directions for Voting

 

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Seminar

Alexander's Legacy Read and Respond to all questions. We will revisit Alexander as "philosopher king" and  compare classic philosophers to Hellenistic

Paper Has been postponed until the end of the Unit.  Essay prompt will be modified to include Rome.

Excellent Seminar Today!

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Rome: "Hellenistic culture in Latin dress"

 

 

September

 

 

HONORS WESTERN CIVILIZATION

October Calendar

Big Idea: Ancient Greek society provided the ideological and political foundation for modern Western society.

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3

Athens/Sparta

Notes Packet

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Review Chapter Two

 

5

  Test

Note packet Due

HW: Begin Chp 3 Notes

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Text Chapter 3:

Classical  Greece: Athenian Democracy

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No School

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1. From Delian  League to Athenian Empire: Map of Classical Greece

Allies to Adversaries: Persian and Peloponnesian Wars: Create a cause/Effect chart for both wars in your notes

 

HW: Democracy Vocab

 

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12  Classical Greece:  

Film

 

 

Pericles on Athenian Democracy excerpt

 

HW: Funeral Oration

13  Classical Greece:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Text Chapter 3:

Classical Greece: Culture pgs 86-96

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Notes on the Culture of Classical Greece:

How did art, literature and philosophy reflect the tension that characterized Greek life throughout the classical age?

 

HW: Read pgs 92-97 Socrates - Aristotle  continue notes

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Review Athenian Democracy: Clisthenes - Pericles 

Discuss Pericles' Funeral Oration

 

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Philosophy:

Socrates

Socratic Method

HW: Prepare for Socratic Seminar

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Text Chapter 3:Classical Greece: Culture

 

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Socratic Seminar: Naturalized Citizens and the Presidency

 

 

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1.Seminar Debriefing, reflection and self assessment

View: Crucible of Civilization: Pericles - Socrates

HW: Assign Pericles Essay Due Monday

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View: Crucible of Civilization: Pericles - Socrates

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Lecture: Significance of theatre and  the role of the  playwright in Classic Greece

 

 

Text Chapter 3:

Classical  Greece

 

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Writing Assignment Due

Greek Theater: Question to consider: To what extent was theatrical performance and production the most enduring Greek Cultural Innovation?

HW:  Antigone excerpt

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31 Question to consider: To what extent was philosophy intellectualism the most enduring Greek Cultural Innovation?

Socrates: From  philosopher to Greek Hero

1. Define Hero in your own words

2. Brainstorm qualities exhibited by modern day heroes. Can you think of an example?  

3. Why might Socrates be considered a hero?

HW: The Last Days of Socrates Listen to  Apology (29d-30c) what is  his  philosophical mission? Why is he willing to change his ways?

Listen to Socrates' Debate with Crito, Crito (54b-54d) and discuss why Socrates believes it is wrong to flee

 

 

   

September