Updated 8/3/18 

Beginning JULY 30, 2018: Parents/Students, It's time to Opt-In for your iPad this school year. You can sign up by logging into your Skyward account. NOTE: There have been some changes to the program. For info and the link to Skyward, click on the image above.

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 1) DUE FRIDAY, 8/24 [A]; MONDAY, 8/27 [B]: Signed Syllabus, Student contract, required supplies, & GISD iPad Opt-In.  

 2) DUE FRIDAY, 8/24 [A]; MONDAY, 8/27 [B]: First Assignment - Overview of APWH & Agricultural Revolution. Click on the image below.

 

 

TUTORIAL TIMES: MONDAY, TUESDAY, & WEDNESDAY FROM 6:45 - 7:15AM & 2:45 - 3:30PM (Other times by appointment). STUDENTS MUST HAVE A PASS TO ENTER THE HALLWAYS BEFORE FIRST BELL. PARENTS - You may write a pass yourself. Please include your student's name, the date, and that he/she is coming to Mrs. Osborn's tutorials.

 

PERIOD 1 RSG [Reading Study Guide] VIDEOS. Once discussed in class, they remain available on the Period Resource Pages (buttons on left side of this site) 

 WELCOME! Course Introduction & PERIOD 1 (to 600 BCE)

 

Monday, August 20 [A]:
- Today’s Objective: We will discuss policies & procedures necessary for achieving success in APWH and describe how humans developed a wider range of tools specially adapted to different environments from tropics to tundra (AP Key Concept 1.1; TLOs, ENV-6).
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HOW TO SUCCEED IN APWH: Course overview, class expectations, procedures, & policies
- GROUP ACTIVITY: Are we civilized?
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HOMEWORK:
       1)
DUE FRIDAY, 8/24: Signed Syllabus/Required Supplies & Opt-In for GISD iPad (registration through Skyward)
       2)
DUE FRIDAY, 8/24: Complete Online Video Assignment

 

Tuesday, August 21 [B]:
- Today’s Objective
: We will discuss policies & procedures necessary for achieving success in APWH and describe how humans developed a wider range of tools specially adapted to different environments from tropics to tundra (AP Key Concept 1.1; TLOs, ENV-6).
-
HOW TO SUCCEED IN APWH: Course overview, class expectations, procedures, & policies 
- GROUP ACTIVITY: Are we civilized?
-
HOMEWORK:
       1)
DUE MONDAY, 8/27: Signed Syllabus/Required Supplies & Opt-In for GISD iPad (registration through Skyward)
       2)
DUE MONDAY, 8/27: Complete Online Video Assignment

 

Wednesday, August 22 [A]:
- Today’s Objective:
We will describe significant technological and environmental transformations from 8,000 BCE to 600 BCE (AP Key Concept 1.1; TLOs, ENV-6).
- WARM UP: Finish Biome/Civilization Groups 
- INSTRUCTION: Use of SPICE Thematic Learning Objectives [TLOs] Charts; Cornell Notes
- DISCUSS [using Cornell Notes/Collaborative Talk]: PERIOD 1 (Chapter 1): Paleolithic Period [
ALL handouts, PowerPoint lectures, etc. available in Google Drive]  
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HOMEWORK:
       1)
DUE FRIDAY, 8/24: Signed Syllabus/Required Supplies & Opt-In for GISD iPad (registration through Skyward)
       2)
DUE FRIDAY, 8/24: Complete Online Video Assignment

 

Thursday, August 23 [B]:
- Today’s Objective:
We will describe significant technological and environmental transformations from 8,000 BCE to 600 BCE (AP Key Concept 1.1; TLOs, ENV-6).
- WARM UP: Finish Biome/Civilization Groups 
- INSTRUCTION: Use of SPICE Thematic Learning Objectives [TLOs] Charts; Cornell Notes
- DISCUSS [using Cornell Notes/Collaborative Talk]: PERIOD 1 (Chapter 1): Paleolithic Period [
ALL handouts, PowerPoint lectures, etc. available in Google Drive]  
-
HOMEWORK:
       1)
DUE MONDAY, 8/27: Signed Syllabus/Required Supplies & Opt-In for GISD iPad (registration through Skyward)
       2)
DUE MONDAY, 8/27: Complete Online Video Assignment

 

Friday, August 24 [A]:
- Today’s Objective:
We will analyze how surpluses of food and other goods led to specialization of labor, including new classes of artisans and warriors, and the development of elites from 8,000 BCE to 600 BCE (AP Key Concept 1.2).
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DUE: Signed Syllabus, required supplies, iPad Opt-In, & Video Assignment  
- DISCUSS [using Cornell Notes/Collaborative Talk]: PERIOD 1 (Chapter 1): Neolithic Period
- SOCRATIVE NOTES CHECK: Chapter 1 (MAY use Video assignment & class notes on Quiz); when finished, turn in completed Video Assignment
- GROUP WRITING ACTIVITY: Where Should We Go? (How to make an argumentative statement, aka thesis)
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HOMEWORK: DUE FRIDAY, 9/7: READ Chapter 2 (pp. 58-95) & Complete RSG (Reading Study Guide) AND PERIOD 1 TEST (Ch 1-2)

 

Coming Up Next Week: 
- PERIOD 1 (Chapter 2): The Rise of Core Foundational Civilizations (Mesopotamia, Egypt, & India, China, Americas)

     

      

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