HONORS WESTERN HUMANITITIES

October  2008 B

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

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HW: Intro/thesis and outline of body paragraphs due Monday

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

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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

 

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Writing Workshop:

Revision Check List Due with Hard Copy on Thursday

Intro and Thesis: Simple vs Complex

Transitions

Philosopher Essay Exemplar

 

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Submit Essay  by Midnight tonight

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9 B

 

 From Delian  League to Athenian Empire: Map of Classical Greece

HW: Read and take notes/highlight PERSIA significance:

View Power Point: Persian Wars

 

10 A

Hellenistic Greece

Greek Chronology 1200-300BC

Map of Alexander's Conquest 336-323 BC

Alexander pix

 
 

NO SCHOOL

 

15 B

Discuss Athenian Democracy: Clisthenes - Pericles 

  1. Allies to Adversaries: Persian and Peloponnesian Wars
  2. Pericles on Athenian Democracy excerpt
  3. Pericles' Funeral Oration

HW:

1. Thesis practice -- post thesis to the wiki by 10-17 for peer review - you must edit at least 2 by 10-20).

 

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

 

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17 B

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

Alexander: the Philosopher King incarnate?

Thesis practice -- post thesis to the wiki by 10-17 for peer review - you must edit at least 2 by 10-19  and post your final draft by 10-20 -- Look for my suggestions as well.

Submit entire assignment to turn it in by 10:00 am 10/21 and bring hard copy to class. 

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Greek Theater:

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

HW: 

Greek Theater:

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

HW: 

 

 

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Greek Theater:

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

 

 

 

HW:  Work on Rewrites

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I will be at a conference in Hartford today

Greek Art Powerpoint Respond (in your notes) to questions embedded in the power point.

Prepare for Socratic Seminar

WHO IS WESTERN MAN?

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

HW:

  1. Review for Greece Assessment
  2. 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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Prepare for Socratic Seminar

 
Vote by 10/30 @ 5:00

National Youth Election

Directions for Voting

 

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Vote by 10/30 @ 5:00

National Youth Election

Directions for Voting

 

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Socratic 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. Do essay prompt topic will be modified to include Rome.