September Calendar 2008

The Ancient World: Early Greece

 

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

 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    2 Welcome!

Review Class Outline and Expectations

3 (A)

Objectives

"when Gandhi was asked what he thought of Western civilization he said he thought it would be a good idea. ' 

  • What area of the world is considered "Western"?
  • What is a civilization?
  • What does it mean to be civilized?

Map Activity

HW: Barbarians: The Minoans Read  "The Palace Civilizations" and "The Land"

  • Take notes on all Minoan links

Analyze your map of ancient Greece and brainstorm ways that geography and climate shaped Greek life and possibly Greek history

 

4 B

Objectives

"when Gandhi was asked what he thought of Western civilization he said he thought it would be a good idea. ' 

  • What area of the world is considered "Western"?
  • What is a civilization?
  • What does it mean to be civilized?

Map Activity

HW: Barbarians: The Minoans Read  "The Palace Civilizations" and "The Land"

  • Take notes on all Minoan links

Analyze your map of ancient Greece and brainstorm ways that geography and climate shaped Greek life and possibly Greek history

 

5 A

How did geography and climate shape Greek life and possibly Greek history?

Discuss Bureaucrats and Barbarians and list 2 examples of how Minoan "economic growth translated into cultural and technological growth."

Identify PERSIA characteristics of Minoans

Civilized?

Mapping the Minoans

HW: Finish Map

Minoan vs. Mycenean culture; The geographic uniqueness of Crete and how this effects development. Read The Mycenaean and answer the Discussion Questions for Tuesday

Ancient Greece Time Line

 

Minoan Art

8 B

How did geography and climate shape Greek life and possibly Greek history?

Discuss Bureaucrats and Barbarians and list 2 examples of how Minoan "economic growth translated into cultural and technological growth."

Identify PERSIA characteristics of Minoans

Civilized?

Mapping the Minoans

 

 

9 A

"The Eteo-Cretans, then, originators of Greek civilization itself, had become the barbarians in the Greek world."

  • Share maps to describe the Minoan culture giving examples of government, trade, community, art, and social structure.

 

Minoan vs. Mycenaean culture; The geographic uniqueness of Crete and how this effects development; What did the Mycenaean preserve? Why?

 

Power point : review of Minoan and Mycenaean

 

HW: Review Minoan and Mycenaean for Quiz!

  1. The Greek Dark Ages
  2. Homer:

4. The Odyssey Book IX:

  • As you read write any questions you have in the margins
  • determine the "theme" of polyphemos
  • identify the  values revealed
10 B

 Create Map Of Minoans

HW:

Finish Map

Minoan vs. Mycenaean culture; The geographic uniqueness of Crete and how this effects development. Read The Mycenaean and answer the Discussion Questions for Friday

 

 

 

 

 

12 A 

 QUIZ Today Minoan/Myceanean

Power point : review of Minoan and Mycenaean

Discuss:

  1. The Greek Dark Ages
  2. Homer:

4. The Odyssey Book IX:

  • As you read write any questions you have in the margins
  • determine the "theme" of polyphemos
  • identify the  values revealed

Note: If you click on the pix above there is a less tedious version of the Odyssey linked for you.

 

HW: Geography and Values connection

Homeric Ideals: in your own words

 

13 B

"The Eteo-Cretans, then, originators of Greek civilization itself, had become the barbarians in the Greek world."

  • Share maps to describe the Minoan culture giving examples of government, trade, community, art, and social structure.
  • .Minoan vs. Mycenaean culture; The geographic uniqueness of Crete and how this effects development; What did the Mycenaean preserve? Why?
  • Power point : review of Minoan and Mycenaean

     

    HW: Review Minoan and Mycenaean for Quiz!

    1. The Greek Dark Ages
    2. Homer:

    4. The Odyssey Book IX:

    • As you read write any questions you have in the margins
    • determine the "theme" of polyphemos
    • identify the  values revealed

     

  15 A

Homeric Ideals: in your own words

Discuss:

  1. The Greek Dark Ages
  2. Homer:

4. The Odyssey Book IX:

Note: If you click on the pix above there is a less tedious version of the Odyssey linked for you.

 

HW: EMAIL ME!

Print The Odyssey Book IX and bring to class

 

 

 

16 B

Quiz Today

Homeric Ideals: in your own words

HW: Geography and Values connection

17 A

Constitution Day 9/17

HW:

Preview this background information on the Big 3 (Socrates, Aristotle, and Plato). Make sure you understand the chronological relationship between them.

2. Print and read Plato's The Allegory of the Cave.  Mark at least two interesting passages for discussion.  In your notebook (this will be not be collected) you should also paraphrase the document in your own words.  

 

 

18 B      Intro Essay

Review:

  • What are the Homeric Ideals?
  • How are the Homeric Ideals reflected in ancient Greek society?

 

HW: The Odyssey Book IX High light evidence of Greek Ideals

Preview this background information on the Big 3 (Socrates, Aristotle, and Plato). Make sure you understand the chronological relationship between them.

2. Print and read Plato's The Allegory of the Cave.  Mark at least two interesting passages for discussion.  In your notebook (this will be not be collected) you should also paraphrase the document in your own words.  

HW:

For 9/26: Athens vs Sparta -- Do not wait until the night before!

How were the Athenian and Spartan city-states expressions of the Greek Ideals?

 

HW: Socrates Background and Qs

19 A   Intro Essay

What is Philosophy?

How did Greek philosophers challenge traditional social and political belief systems?

 

Discuss:

How did Greek philosophers challenge traditional social and political belief systems?

 

 

 

HW: Socrates Background and Qs

For 9/25: Athens vs Sparta -- Do not wait until the night before!

  22 B

What is Philosophy?

How did Greek philosophers challenge traditional social and political belief systems?

 

Discuss:

Compare:

  • Socrates
  • Plato
  • Aristotle

 

 

23 A

 

How did Greek philosophers challenge traditional social and political belief systems?

Analyze and Discuss the  significance of The Cave

HW: Complete cave response

All out of class work for Athens/Sparta Due Thursday

24 B

 

How did Greek philosophers challenge traditional social and political belief systems?

 

Analyze:

The Allegory of the Cave. 

 

HW: Complete cave response

Athens/Sparta Due Friday READ ALL LINKS ON ABC-Clio!

25 A

In class portion of Athens vs Sparta

How were the Athenian and Spartan city-states expressions of the Greek Ideals?

 

 

HW: Greek Thinkers and Sparta/Athens info for diagram

 

 

 

26 B

In class portion of Athens vs Sparta

How were the Athenian and Spartan city-states expressions of the Greek Ideals?

 

 

HW: Greek Thinkers

 

 

 

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

 

29  Greek Thinkers 30  Greek Thinkers 1 Essay Prep

Philosopher Resource

 

 

2 B

Writing Workshop

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

 

 

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

3A

Writing Workshop

HW: Bring rough draft to class Tuesday!

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

September Calendar

The Ancient World: Early Greece

 

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

Unit Topics; Links Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Ancient Greek Music

Ancient History Source Book

DR. J'S ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE CLASSICAL WORLD

cultural map of Hellas

Outline Map Ancient Greece,

Early Greece

 

    29    Welcome!   
  • Course Intro
  • Syllabus
  • webpage

HW: Syllabus signed

30              
  • Books
  • Rubrics

HW: cover books, note book assignment 1

31          

Objectives

"when Gandhi was asked what he thought of Western civilization he said he thought it would be a good idea. ' 

  • What area of the world is considered "Western"?
  • What is a civilization?
  • What does it mean to be civilized?

Map Activity

HW: Bureaucrats and Barbarians: The Minoans Read  "The Palace Civilizations" and "The Land"

  • Take notes on the following: Geographic location, time frame trade/bureaucracy, Minoan vs. Mycenean culture; The geographic uniqueness of Crete and how this effects development.
Minoans and Mycenaean: Foundation of Western Civilization. Text 35-40

Index of Maps

3

No School

4

 Objectives      

Discuss Bureaucrats and Barbarians: The Minoans

How did geography and climate shape Greek life and possibly Greek history?

Complete Map of Ancient Greece

 

HW: Read Minoan History  - Women

 

 

 

5

Objectives                

"The Eteo-Cretans, then, originators of Greek civilization itself, had become the barbarians in the Greek world."

Activity: Mapping the Minoans

 

 

 

 

 

6

 Mapping the Minoans

 

 

 

7     

Share Minoan Map

 

HW: Read The Mycenaean and answer the Discussion Questions for Monday

The Greek Middle Ages - Dark Ages; The Age of Homer; Major states

Text:40 - 56

 

10       

Mycenean PERSIA

 

 

 

 

11         

 Power point : review of Minoan and Mycenaean

HW: Review 

 

PowerPoint viewer (WIN XP/2003 version)

PowerPoint viewer (WIN 2007 version)

 

12                

Quiz on Minoan and Mycenaean

 

 

HW

  1. The Greek Dark Ages
  2. Homer:

 

 

 

 

13            

The Age of Homer:

  • The Epic hero legacy
  •  Complete map of Archaic Greece: See map rubric

 

HW: The Odyssey Book IX:

  • As you read write any questions you have in the margins
  • determine the "theme" of polyphemos
  • identify the  values revealed

Note: If you click on the pix above there is a less tedious version of the Odyssey linked for you.

 

14 

 

 

 

Development of the city- state, expansion and individualism

17

1. Discuss how the geography of Greece contribute to its development as a society

HW: Foundations of the Polis 

Answer the following questions:

What was the Greek polis? What forms of government existed in the polis? Who was able to participate in the government of the polis? What were the weaknesses of the Polis?

18

Discuss the Foundations of the Polis:

  • How did democracy develop in the polis?

  • Why do you think several small societies (poleis) developed in Archaic Greece as opposed to a unified state?

Period 4 Do this for HW: Archaic Greece In class Assignment

19

 

 

20

Review for Quiz

21

Quiz Today (Homer - Polis)

 

 

Text pg 40-62 due 9-26  Use SQ3R note taking method.

Sparta vs. Athens and the evolution of Athenian democracy 24

View The Crucible of Civilization

 

Timeline of Events

25

The Crucible of Civilization

 

 

26 Athens vs. Sparta

Introduce Activity and Assign Partners

 

Text 62-71 due Monday

27Athens vs. Sparta

 

28Athens vs. Sparta

 

Text Chapter 3 Classical Greece

 


 

29

Athens vs. Sparta Activity -- Share information with the class

30

 

1 2 3

 

 

 

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September Calendar

The Ancient World: Early Greece

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

Unit Topics; Links Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Ancient Greek Music

Ancient History Source Book

DR. J'S ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE CLASSICAL WORLD

cultural map of Hellas

    30    Welcome!    day 1
  • Course Intro
  • Syllabus
  • webpage

HW: Syllabus signed

31                  day 2
  • Books
  • Portfolio
  • Rubrics

HW: cover books, note book assignment 1

1           day 3

 

Drop Day

Minoans and Mycenaean: Foundation of Western Civilization. Text 35-40

Index of Maps

No School

5

Objectives

"when Gandhi was asked what he thought of Western civilization he said he thought it would be a good idea. ' 

  • What area of the world is considered "Western"?
  • What is a civilization?
  • What does it mean to be civilized?

HW: Bureaucrats and Barbarians: The Minoans Read  "The Palace Civilizations" and "The Land"

 Outline Map Ancient Greece,

Early Greece

 

6 Objectives        day 4

Discuss Bureaucrats and Barbarians: The Minoans

How did geography and climate shape Greek life and possibly Greek history?

Complete Map of Ancient Greece

 

HW: Read Minoan History  - Women

 

 

 

 

7 Objectives                 day 1

"The Eteo-Cretans, then, originators of Greek civilization itself, had become the barbarians in the Greek world."

Activity: Mapping the Minoans

HW: Read The Mycenaean

 

 

8            day 3
The Greek Middle Ages - Dark Ages; The Age of Homer; Major states

Text:40 - 56 continue with text notes!

 

 

 week Objectives

11           day 4

Text Notes 1-13 due today!

1. Reflecting on 9/11

2. Share Minoan culture mapping   

HW: Discussion Question

 

12             day 1

Discuss the Minoans and Mycenaean as founders of Western Civilization.

 

view power point for review of Minoan and Mycenaean

 

 

 

13                  day 2

Quiz on Minoan and Mycenaean

 

 

HW: The Greek Dark Ages

14                day 3 15      day 4
  1. The Greek Dark Ages
  2. Homer:

 

HW: The Odyssey Book IX:

  • As you read write any questions you have in the margins
  • determine the "theme" of polyphemos
  • identify the  values revealed
note packet through the Polis due Friday

Week Objectives

18 Text Notes thru page 56 Due

The Age of Homer:

  • The Epic hero legacy

 

HW: Complete map of Helenic Greece: See map rubric

19

Map of Hellenic Greece

 

HW: Finish geography activity for Friday

20 21

 

22 

Discuss how the geography of Greece contribute to its development as a society

 

 

 

  25

Geography assignment Due

  1. Polis vs Oligarcy:
  • Define in your own words: Polis

  • Define in your own words: Oligarchy

  • How did democracy develop in the polis?

  • Why do you think several small societies (poleis) developed in Archaic Greece as opposed to a unified state?

HW: Work on Notes Packet

 

26 27 

Big Idea Focus: Ancient Greek society provided the ideological foundation for modern Western society

  1. Power Point Presentation on Ancient Greek Philosophers and Historians
  2. Begin Athens/Sparta Comparison
28

Athens vs Sparta

29

Athens vs Sparta

 

 

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