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AP World History

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AP World History

Mr. Codega and Mrs. Melvin

A.C. Flora High School

Columbia, SC

 

Questions?  Contact us at:

amanda.melvin@richlandone.org

john.codega@richlandone.org





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UNITS 1 & 2 (1200 - 1450)

11 or 12 Class Periods 


9/16 & 9/17 (7)

KEY CONCEPT  

  • 2.1 -- The Silk Roads
  • 2.3 -- Exchange in the Indian Ocean
  • 2.4 -- Trans-Saharan Trade Routes 
  • 2.5 -- Cultural Consequences of Connectivity
  • 2.6 -- Environmental Consequences of Connectivity 

OBJECTIVES

  • Analyze the impact of trade during the post-classical era 
  • Compare Ibn Battuta and Xuanzang's interactions and observations in Africa and India

CLASS ACTIVITIES

 

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HOMEWORK

  • Finish the Venn Diagrams 
  • Make sure your Unit One Quick Check in AP Classroom is completed.  
  • Start studying for the Chapter 10 Reading Quiz -- It's next class!

 

 

 

9/14 & 9/15 (6)

KEY CONCEPT

  • 1.6 -- Developments in Europe from c. 1200 - 1400

OBJECTIVES

  • Explain how the beliefs and practices of the predominate religions in Europe affected European society
  • Explain the cause and consequences of political decentralization in Europe from 1200 - 1450

CLASS ACTIVITIES

HOMEWORK 

  • Continue reading and taking notes on CH 10. This time try answering the Guided Reading questions in the margins. You should have 11...  
    • You will want to read more than just the part that answers those questions, but this is a good way to organize the material
    • Reading quiz Monday / Tuesday!

 

 

9/10 & 9/13 (5)

KEY CONCEPT

  • 1.2 -- Developments in Dar al-Islam c 1200 - 1450

OBJECTIVES

  • Explain the causes and rise of Islamic States over time
  • Explain the effects of intellectual innovation in Dar-al-Islam 
  • Discuss the expansion of Dar a-Islam and its impact 

CLASS ACTIVITIES

  • BELL WORK - #s 3, 4, 5 with the map!
  • Go over the Graphic Organizer from last time! 
  • Group Activity!
    •  Your job is to create a map of the Islamic world outside the Middle East. 
      • It will take the form of a large format poster that answers the following question for each place:
      • Use pages 382-390! 
      1. Here are some maps that might be useful:
        1. The Islamic World
          1. Spain
          2. West Africa
          3. Anatolia 
      2. The Questions:
        1. How did Islam spread to the region?
        2. What political impact did Islam have on the area?
        3. What social impact did Islam have on the area? 
        4. What economic (if any) impact did Islam have on the area?
      3. Also, you must answer the following question somewhere on your poster (you only need to answer it once but consider all of the regions when constructing a response!):
        1. What changes did Islamic expansion generate in those societies that encountered it, and how was Islam itself transformed by those encounters?
    • Here is the rubric that we will use to grade your poster The Islamic World Poster Rubric 2021.docx

HOMEWORK

  • Finish the posters -- They are due at the START of next class! 
  • Start reading and taking notes on CH 10. This time try answering the Guided Reading questions in the margins. You should have 11...  
    • You will want to read more than just the part that answers those questions, but this is a good way to organize the material
    • Reading quiz next week! 

 

9/8 & 9/9 (4)

KEY CONCEPT

  • 1.2 -- Developments in Dar al-Islam

OBJECTIVES

  • Explain how systems of belief and their practices affected societies in the period from 1200-1450 
  • Explain the causes and effects of the rise of Islamic states over time
  • Explain the effects of intellectual innovation in Dar al-Islam 

CLASS ACTIVITIES

  • Bell work -- #s 2,3,4,5
  • Go over the quiz from last class (yikes!)
  • Time to dive into the Islamic World!

HOMEWORK

  • Pretty sure there is 0% chance that you finished this during class so finish up and we'll hit some highlights next class! 

 

9/3 & 9/7 (3)

KEY CONCEPT

  • 1.1 -- Developments in East Asia c 1200 - 1450 
  • 1.4 -- State Building in the Americas

OBJECTIVES

  •  Describe how in the Americas, as in Afro-Eurasia, state systems demonstrated continuity, innovation, and diversity and expanded in scope and reach. 
  • Explain the requirements for the Short Answer Question (SAQ). 

CLASS ACTIVITIES

HOMEWORK

  • If you get the SAQ's done then enjoy a night off!  Take care and enjoy it, we don't have many homework free nights in APWH! 

 

9/1 & 9/2 (2)

KEY CONCEPT

  • 1.4 -- State Building in the Americas

OBJECTIVES

  •  Describe how in the Americas, as in Afro-Eurasia, state systems demonstrated continuity, innovation, and diversity and expanded in scope and reach. 

CLASS ACTIVITIES

  • BELL WORK:
    • There is a packet that is going to be handed out -- directions to follow!
  • Last time we looked at East Asia, and today we are headed east (via the Pacific Ocean), to the Americas.  While not as technologically advanced as places like China, civilizations in the Americas are very complex and culturally significant -- not better, not worse, just different!  Today YOU are going to examine some of the most important civs and put them into context.  Good luck!
  • Let's take a look at what's happening in the Americas...

HOMEWORK 

  • Finish the Illustrated Timeline  
  • Keep chipping away at Chapter 8 Reading notes! 
  • Start studying for first reading quiz!  It's Friday for A day and Tuesday for B-Day! 

 

 

8/30 & 8/31 (1)

KEY CONCEPT

  • 1.1 -- Developments in East Asia c 1200 - 1450

OBJECTIVES

  • Explain the systems of government employed by Chinese Dynasties and how they developed over time. 

CLASS ACTIVITIES

  • BELL WORK - too much to do! Get out your notebook and get ready for class. We'll jump into bell work next class.
  • Regions quiz for Codega's class! 
  • Let's talk about CHINA (again!)
    • Some notes
    • Now a deep dive into some PRIMARY and SECONDARY sources on China
      • Song Technology1.docx  
      • Due to Codega's extended absence his class probably won't get to this.  If you are at home watch this space for updates... 
  • For the remainder of class we'll focus on READING THE TEXTBOOK (which if you recall, you should have with you EVERY. SINGLE. CLASS. PERIOD....PERIOD!)
    • Start reading Chapter 8 and take reading notes. Here is a SUPER simple strategy for reading and understanding this textbook:
      • Turn the red and blue headings into questions and then answer  the questions as you read.  That's it!  I know, SIMPLE! 
      • You should have at least 18 questions to answer, Good luck! We'll have a reading quiz soon! 
    • Over the next few weeks we are going to equip you with a number of strategies for using your textbook.  You need to give ALL of them a try and then once we have covered them all you can pick the one that works best for you.  Trust us, this might be a little bit annoying but it will help you do better in this class and might just help you become a better student overall!  Just saying, we may just know what we are talking about... 

HOMEWORK

  • Start chipping away at the reading notes -- they'll be due Friday 9/3 (A) and Tuesday 9/7 (B)
    • DO NOT WAIT TILL THE NIGHT BEFORE TO DO THESE!  A little bit each day makes it go much smoother... 

 

 



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