"Reason is the Greatest Enemy that Faith has."

Martin Luther

The Power of the Individual

2008-09 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
95 Thesis (easy button)

 

4 A

Christian humanism - The writings of Erasmus and Thomas More's Utopia: What is the nature of Utopian society? Is it an ideal society? If so, is it a society made up of ideal people? Compare the "absurdities" in Utopia with Erasmus's Christian folly. How are the similar/different?

Will discuss Christian Humanism vs. Italian Humanism and Utopia  on Monday Please Bring Documents to Class - summary docs only for Utopia

HW: The Internet as Utopia? What do you think? Take the Quiz.

5 B

Christian humanism - The writings of Erasmus and Thomas More's Utopia: What is the nature of Utopian society? Is it an ideal society? If so, is it a society made up of ideal people? Compare the "absurdities" in Utopia with Erasmus's Christian folly. How are the similar/different?

Will discuss Christian Humanism vs. Italian Humanism and Utopia  on Monday Please Bring Documents to Class - summary docs only for Utopia

HW: The Internet as Utopia? What do you think? Take the Quiz.

 

6 A

EQ: What leads to revolutionary ideas?  What needs to exist in society in order for revolutionary ideas to come about?

Finish Reformation PP and begin Humanism discussion

  1. Discuss why Luther condemns the Radicals - Hypocritical?
  • Reformation Docs

Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation

  1. What Christian Folly,Utopia, and the Republic reveal about the political and social climate of the period studied.
  2. Intro Utopia Project

Subject: The perfect society
Occasion: Dissatisfied with the current situation, many people are leaving their current societies
Audience: People who are seeking a new home
Purpose: To attract new citizens to your utopia in order to help it survive
Speaker: An authority on this new “perfect world”

 US as an example

 

HW: Reformation Docs

 

7B

EQ: What leads to revolutionary ideas?  What needs to exist in society in order for revolutionary ideas to come about?

Finish Reformation PP and begin Humanism discussion

  1. Discuss why Luther condemns the Radicals - Hypocritical?

 

Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation

  1. What Christian Folly,Utopia, and the Republic reveal about the political and social climate of the period studied.
  2. Intro Utopia Project

Subject: The perfect society
Occasion: Dissatisfied with the current situation, many people are leaving their current societies
Audience: People who are seeking a new home
Purpose: To attract new citizens to your utopia in order to help it survive
Speaker: An authority on this new “perfect world”

US as an example

 

HW: Reformation Doc

 

 

8A

Reformation Video

Utopia ProjectBlogger account and legal guide review

 

 

Utopia ProjectBlogger account and legal guide review

US Declaration of Independence 11

Reformation Video

Utopia ProjectBlogger account and legal guide review

 

12

 

13

 

HW: Utopia Project

14

Reformation Quiz

 

15 Reformation Quiz

 

HW: Utopia Project  

Theme III: Were the ideals embraced by an enlightened European society the result of innovation in a new age or simply imitation of classical thought?

 

A Child' s Machiavelli, 1995-1998: Interesting spin on The Prince

18 B

Writing Reflection

HW: Renaissance Political philosophy Machiavelli, The Prince 1513 (Please Bring a copy of the excerpts to class)

Utopia Project

  • Blogger account: create an account on Google

You need to email me your blog address

19 A

Writing Reflection

HW: Renaissance Political philosophy Machiavelli, The Prince 1513 (Please Bring a copy of the excerpts to class)

Utopia Project

You need to email me your blog address

20 B

EQ: Are Machiavellian principles acceptable?

SA: Simon says...

K:

  • Who was Machiavelli?  Why and for whom did he write The Prince? Response?
  • Machiavelli's   leadership criteria

U: That the  political philosophy of  The Prince reflects the Renaissance spirit as well as 21st century political power struggles.

D: Identify positions that call for leadership; make generalizations about the skills that leaders should have; assess Machiavellian principles and apply to modern leadership.

HW:  Are Machiavellian principles acceptable?

Research a leader modern leader who exhibits (or exhibited) Machiavellian qualities:

  1. Compare and contrast your modern example to Machiavelli. You may also chose to research a modern anti-Machiavellian and show their differences.
  2. Reflect in writing (1 page typed MLA) and for class socratic seminar: How and Why does The Prince continue to be relevant five centuries after it was written?

Blogtopia thought: What kind of leader will you be?

 

 

21 A

EQ: Are Machiavellian principles acceptable?

SA: Simon says...

K:

  • Who was Machiavelli?  Why and for whom did he write The Prince? Response?
  • Machiavelli's   leadership criteria

U: That the  political philosophy of  The Prince reflects the Renaissance spirit as well as 21st century political power struggles.

D: Identify positions that call for leadership; make generalizations about the skills that leaders should have; assess Machiavellian principles and apply to modern leadership.

HW:  Are Machiavellian principles acceptable?

Research a leader modern leader who exhibits (or exhibited) Machiavellian qualities:

  1. Compare and contrast your modern example to Machiavelli. You may also chose to research a modern anti-Machiavellian and show their differences.
  2. Reflect in writing (1 page typed MLA) and for class socratic seminar: How and Why does The Prince continue to be relevant five centuries after it was written?

Blogtopia thought: What kind of leader will you be?

22 B

Utopia Project

  25  No School Today 26 A

Assess Machiavellian principles and discuss how they apply to modern leadership.

Test Friday (MCQ/Essay)

Utopia Due -- Send URL by 7:20 am.

27 B

Utopia Project Due Today

Machiavelli Qs due today

Discuss: Are Machiavellian principles acceptable?

Mini Seminar: How and Why does The Prince continue to be relevant five centuries after it was written?

Test Review

Test Friday (MCQ/Essay)

 

28 A

Renaissance - Reformation Test

Utopia Project Due Today

HW:

  1. You need to become a "follower" of our Class Blogtopia @ http://hwh09lhs.blogspot.com and complete the following once everyone is posted (B day will post tomorrow so complete Doc assignment first)

View Blogtopias on line! Which would you join? Why? Which you avoid? Why? (Top 3 - bottom 3...based on personal preference/vision of ideal society NOT a critique of your peers work)

  1. The Scientific Revolution Docs Medieval Science vs. Scientific Revolution plus links in the left column for seminar:  Compare Classic, Medieval, and Renaissance Science.  to determine if there was a Scientific "Revolution" or "Rediscovery".
29 B

Renaissance - Reformation Test

 

HW:

  1. You need to become a "follower" of our Class Blogtopia @ http://hwh09lhs.blogspot.com and complete the following once everyone is posted (B day post today - ASAP!)

View Blogtopias on line! Which would you join? Why? Which you avoid? Why? (Top 3 - bottom 3..based on personal preference/vision of ideal society NOT a critique of your peers work)

  1. The Scientific Revolution Docs Medieval Science vs. Scientific Revolution plus links in the left column for seminar:  Compare Classic, Medieval, and Renaissance Science.  to determine if there was a Scientific "Revolution" or "Rediscovery".

 

Scientific Revolution Imagery

Greek - Galileo Science

Greek Science Resources

Medieval Science

From Homer to Vesalius (Great site)

Medieval Cosmology 

1 A
  1. Share Blog Choices
  2. Medieval Science vs. Scientific Revolution  seminar - bring docs and prepared response w/evidence to support

    Compare Classic, Medieval, and Renaissance Science.  to determine if there was a Scientific "Revolution" or "Rediscovery".

     

     

    HW: The Enlightenment (For Wednesday)

2B
  1. Share Blog Choices

 

  1. Medieval Science vs. Scientific Revolution   Compare Classic, Medieval, and Renaissance Science.  to determine if there was a Scientific "Revolution" or "Rediscovery".

seminar - bring docs and prepared response w/evidence to support

 HW: The Enlightenment (for Thursday)

Final paper Due

3A

The Enlightenment

What is the best form of Government? Finish For HW

 

 

 

 

4B

The Enlightenment

What is the best form of Government?

Finish For HW

 

 

5A

 

 

 

B

The Enlightened Coffee House

We will discuss all documents and questions posed.

HW: What is the best form of Government?

 

A

Absolutism

B

Absolutism

 

2007-08 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Research Paper MLA Help   Outline Due  

 

1

 

2  Paper Due

 

  5

HW: Was Machiavelli a Humanist?

 

6

Was Machiavelli a Humanist?

HW: Christian humanism - The writings of Erasmus and Thomas More

Bring Dictionary to class!

7
  • The Reformation

 

HW: Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation

Read/notes on the Treaties - bring to class tomorrow

 8

Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation

95 Thesis (easy button)

In your own words what are Luther's major grievances, reasons for his success, do you believe he had justifiable actions?

HW: Luther Analysis due

9
  • Christian Humanism vs. Italian Humanism

Christian humanism - The writings of Erasmus and Thomas More

 

  12

Discuss

Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation

95 Thesis (easy button)

13
  • Christian Humanism vs. Italian Humanism

Christian humanism - The writings of Erasmus and Thomas More

 

 

14

Religious Wars

15

Review Reformation

Discuss why Luther condemns the Radicals

HW: Medieval Science vs. Scientific Revolution

Read Doc and view PP above.

16

Quiz: Humanism -Reformation

What leads to revolutionary ideas?  What needs to exist in society in order for revolutionary ideas to come about?

  1. Discuss why Luther condemns the Radicals - Hypocritical?
  2. The Scientific Revolution

 

HW: The Scientific Revolution Docs

  19  Scientific Revolution Imagery

Greek - Galileo Science

Greek Science Resources

Medieval Science

From Homer to Vesalius (Great site)

Medieval Cosmology

20

Scientific Revolution Imagery

Greek - Galileo Science

Greek Science Resources

Medieval Science

From Homer to Vesalius (Great site)

Medieval Cosmology

 

21

Compare Classic, Medieval, and Renaissance Science.  to determine if there was a Scientific "Revolution" or "Rediscovery".

 

 

22 23

Discuss: Revolution or Rediscovery?

 

HW: Reformation+Absolutism+Scientific Revolution =The Enlightenment

 

  26  No School 27

 Review

28

 

TEST

Renaissance, Reformation and Scientific Revolution

HW: Text book pages 494 - 509 Notes/Questions

29

The Enlightenment

 

30

The Enlightenment Due Monday

  31

The Philosophe

What is the best form of Government?
 

HW: What is the best form of Government? Bring Docs to class

 

What is the best form of Government?

 

HW: What is the best form of Government?

 

Discuss What is the best form of Government?

 

HW: Absolutism

Absolutism

 

 

The Enlightened Coffee House

We will discuss all documents and questions posed.

2006-07

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
   

 

2 Luttrell Psalter

 

3 Medieval Art

 

4  The Plague

 

Effects of the Plague on Europe 7 Plague Film

 HW: Research Paper MLA Help

8 Plague Film 9 Quiz: Effects of the Plague on Europe 10 Drop 11 Paper Due: Peer Edit

HW: Final Draft of paper due Monday -

Effects of the Plague on Europe: High culture - Scientific Revolution 14 Paper: Both Drafts due today!

Share Paper topics - what you learned about the Renaissance

HW: Test Review: See  March - May Calendars

15  Power point:

Medieval vs. Renaissance Art

 

 

 

16  Drop 17  

The Rise of the Monarchy in Europe

 Renaissance Individualism: Oration on the Dignity of Being Human

 

18   Test Review

 

  21 Test Today: The Middle Ages - Early Renaissance

HW: Absolutism and the Individual

22 Drop 23 

  Absolutism and the Individual

HW: Bring Dictionary to class!

24

Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation

95 Thesis (easy button)

25

Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation

 

HW: The Enlightenment

  28No School 29 Martin Luther Absolutism+Reformation =The Enlightenment 30 The Enlightenment 31 1 Finish Docs and prepare for The Enlightened Coffee House

Final Exam Review Sheet