Week of 2/29 (Quarter 3 Week 5)

603 – Period 1 – 603

Friday, March 4, 2016
Classwork: Comparing Secondary and Primary Sources – Great Wall of China
Homework: On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of no less than seven complete sentences, respond: Did the benefits outweigh the costs of the Great Wall? Please include at least two pieces of evidence (one from text and one from a photograph)

Thursday, March 3, 2016
Classwork: Using Annotations to Understand a Text – Great Wall of China
Homework:Complete reading of Great Wall of China
Expect a surprise activity tomorrow on the Great Wall handout.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 (HW 12)
Classwork: Self Reflection on Writing in Social Studies
Homework: In a paragraph identify the area of my writing which needs the most work. Describe how I will fix that area in my writing from this point forward.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 (HW 11)
Classwork: Analyzing Confucian Maxims (Confucian Maxims Worksheet)
Homework: On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least six complete sentences, respond: Which do you think is the most useful Confucian maxim? Why?

Monday, February 29, 2016 (HW 10)
Classwork: Achievements of the Han Dynasty
Homework: Read over pages 468-471. On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least six complete sentences, respond: Was the exam system the best way to make sure people are fairly chosen for government jobs? Why or why not?

606 – Period 2 – 606

Friday, March 4, 2016
Classwork: Comparing Secondary and Primary Sources – Great Wall of China
Homework: On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of no less than seven complete sentences, respond: Did the benefits outweigh the costs of the Great Wall? Please include at least two pieces of evidence (one from text and one from a photograph)

Thursday, March 3, 2016
Classwork: Using Annotations to Understand a Text – Great Wall of China
Homework:Complete reading of Great Wall of China
Expect a surprise activity tomorrow on the Great Wall handout.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 (HW 12)
Classwork: Self Reflection on Writing in Social Studies
Homework: In a paragraph identify the area of my writing which needs the most work. Describe how I will fix that area in my writing from this point forward.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 (HW 11)
Classwork: Analyzing Confucian Maxims (Confucian Maxims Worksheet)
Homework: On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least six complete sentences, respond: Which do you think is the most useful Confucian maxim? Why?

Monday, February 29, 2016 (HW 10)
Classwork: Achievements of the Han Dynasty
Homework: Read over pages 468-471. On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least six complete sentences, respond: Was the exam system the best way to make sure people are fairly chosen for government jobs? Why or why not?

709 – Period 3 – 709

Friday, March 4, 2016
Classwork: Quiz: Federalists v. Anti-Federalists
Homework: No homework

Thursday, March 3, 2016
Classwork: Analyzing & Identifying texts as Federalist or Anti-Federalist
Homework: In a MEAL paragraph, which side had the stronger argument, Federalist or Anti-Federalist?

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 (HW 13)
Classwork: Analyzing Primary Sources: Federalist and Anti-Federalist
Homework: In a MEAL paragraph of at least six sentences, would you have been a Federalist or an Anti-Federalist? Why?

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Classwork: Assembly in the Auditorium
Homework: No homework.

Monday, February 29, 2016
Classowork: Federalist v. Anti-Federalists
Homework: No homework.

602 – Period 7 – 602

Friday, March 4, 2016
Classwork: Comparing Secondary and Primary Sources – Great Wall of China
Homework: On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of no less than seven complete sentences, respond: Did the benefits outweigh the costs of the Great Wall? Please include at least two pieces of evidence (one from text and one from a photograph)

Thursday, March 3, 2016
Classwork: Using Annotations to Understand a Text – Great Wall of China
Homework:Complete reading of Great Wall of China
Expect a surprise activity tomorrow on the Great Wall handout.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 (HW 12)
Classwork: Self Reflection on Writing in Social Studies
Homework: In a paragraph identify the area of my writing which needs the most work. Describe how I will fix that area in my writing from this point forward.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 (HW 11)
Classwork: Analyzing Confucian Maxims (Confucian Maxims Worksheet)
Homework: On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least six complete sentences, respond: Which do you think is the most useful Confucian maxim? Why?

Monday, February 29, 2016 (HW 10)
Classwork: Achievements of the Han Dynasty
Homework: Read over pages 468-471. On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least six complete sentences, respond: Was the exam system the best way to make sure people are fairly chosen for government jobs? Why or why not?

605 – Period 8 – 605

Friday, March 4, 2016
Classwork: Comparing Secondary and Primary Sources – Great Wall of China
Homework: On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of no less than seven complete sentences, respond: Did the benefits outweigh the costs of the Great Wall? Please include at least two pieces of evidence (one from text and one from a photograph)

Thursday, March 3, 2016
Classwork: Using Annotations to Understand a Text – Great Wall of China
Homework:Complete reading of Great Wall of China
Expect a surprise activity tomorrow on the Great Wall handout.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 (HW 12)
Classwork: Self Reflection on Writing in Social Studies
Homework: In a paragraph identify the area of my writing which needs the most work. Describe how I will fix that area in my writing from this point forward.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 (HW 11)
Classwork: Analyzing Confucian Maxims (Confucian Maxims Worksheet)
Homework: On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least six complete sentences, respond: Which do you think is the most useful Confucian maxim? Why?

Monday, February 29, 2016 (HW 10)
Classwork: Achievements of the Han Dynasty
Homework: Read over pages 468-471. On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least six complete sentences, respond: Was the exam system the best way to make sure people are fairly chosen for government jobs? Why or why not?

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Week of 2/22 (Quarter 3 Week 4)

603 – Period 1 – 603

Friday, February 26, 2016 (HW 9)
Classwork: Early Dynasties of China
Homework: Read page 466-467. On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least six complete sentences, respond: Which is the most interesting early Chinese dynasty? Why?

Thursday, February 25, 2016 (HW 8)
Classwork: Quiz on Buddhism and Indian Civilizations
Homework: Look at maps on page 411 and 412 of the textbook or EastAsiaMaps. In a MEAL paragraph of at least five complete sentences, respond: Where is the best place to settle in East Asia?

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Classwork: Writing Gist — Indian Artistic Achievements
Homework: Study for quiz Thursday on Buddhism and Mauryan Empire (Page 442 – 451 in Textbook) Vocabulary to know: fasting, meditation, nirvana, missionaries, mercenaries, edict.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Classwork: Writing Claims – Mauryan Empire and Religion
Homework: Study for quiz Thursday on Buddhism and Mauryan Empire (Page 442 – 451 in Textbook) Vocabulary to know: fasting, meditation, nirvana, missionaries, mercenaries, edict.

Monday, February 22, 2016
Classwork: Spread of Buddhism
Homework: No homework. Remember to bring in your Eight Fold Path Assignment tomorrow!

606 – Period 2 – 606

Friday, February 26, 2016 (HW 9)
Classwork: Early Dynasties of China
Homework: Read page 466-467. On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least six complete sentences, respond: Which is the most interesting early Chinese dynasty? Why?

Thursday, February 25, 2016 (HW 8)
Classwork: Quiz on Buddhism and Indian Civilizations
Homework: Look at maps on page 411 and 412 of the textbook or EastAsiaMaps. In a MEAL paragraph of at least five complete sentences, respond: Where is the best place to settle in East Asia?

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Classwork: Writing Gist — Indian Artistic Achievements
Homework: Study for quiz Thursday on Buddhism and Mauryan Empire (Page 442 – 451 in Textbook) Vocabulary to know: fasting, meditation, nirvana, missionaries, mercenaries, edict.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Classwork: Writing Claims – Mauryan Empire and Religion
Homework: Study for quiz Thursday on Buddhism and Mauryan Empire (Page 442 – 451 in Textbook) Vocabulary to know: fasting, meditation, nirvana, missionaries, mercenaries, edict.

Monday, February 22, 2016
Classwork: Spread of Buddhism
Homework: No homework. Remember to bring in your Eight Fold Path Assignment tomorrow!

709 – Period 3 – 709

Friday, February 26, 2016 (HW 12)
Classwork: The Whisky Rebellion
Homework: On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least five sentences, respond to one of these: Was the Excise tax on whiskey just (fair)? – OR – Was the whiskey rebellion justified?

Thursday, February 25, 2016
Classwork: Analyzing Primary Source – Washington’s Cabinet (Hamilton v. Jefferson)
Homework: Complete the worksheet about Hamilton & Jefferson’s letters from class today – Hamilton vs. Jefferson Letter & QUestions

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Classwork: Analyzing Primary Source – Washington’s Cabinet (Hamilton v. Jefferson)
Homework: No homework.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Classwork: Washington Administration & Hamilton’s Economic Plan
Homework: No homework.

Monday, February 22, 2016 (HW 10)
Classwork: The Administration of George Washington
Homework: Complete Document 3 from today’s handout: 160222HW10Washington. Remember to bring in your Bill of Rights Assignment tomorrow!

602 – Period 7 – 602

Friday, February 26, 2016 (HW 9)
Classwork: Early Dynasties of China
Homework: Read page 466-467. On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least six complete sentences, respond: Which is the most interesting early Chinese dynasty? Why?

Thursday, February 25, 2016 (HW 8)
Classwork: Quiz on Buddhism and Indian Civilizations
Homework: Look at maps on page 411 and 412 of the textbook or EastAsiaMaps. In a MEAL paragraph of at least five complete sentences, respond: Where is the best place to settle in East Asia?

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Classwork: Writing Gist — Indian Artistic Achievements
Homework: Study for quiz Thursday on Buddhism and Mauryan Empire (Page 442 – 451 in Textbook) Vocabulary to know: fasting, meditation, nirvana, missionaries, mercenaries, edict.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Classwork: Writing Claims – Mauryan Empire and Religion
Homework: Study for quiz Thursday on Buddhism and Mauryan Empire (Page 442 – 451 in Textbook) Vocabulary to know: fasting, meditation, nirvana, missionaries, mercenaries, edict.

Monday, February 22, 2016
Classwork: Spread of Buddhism
Homework: No homework. Remember to bring in your Eight Fold Path Assignment tomorrow!

605 – Period 8 – 605

Friday, February 26, 2016 (HW 9)
Classwork: Early Dynasties of China
Homework: Read page 466-467. On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least six complete sentences, respond: Which is the most interesting early Chinese dynasty? Why?

Thursday, February 25, 2016 (HW 8)
Classwork: Quiz on Buddhism and Indian Civilizations
Homework: Look at maps on page 411 and 412 of the textbook or EastAsiaMaps. In a MEAL paragraph of at least five complete sentences, respond: Where is the best place to settle in East Asia?

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Classwork: Writing Gist — Indian Artistic Achievements
Homework: Study for quiz Thursday on Buddhism and Mauryan Empire (Page 442 – 451 in Textbook) Vocabulary to know: fasting, meditation, nirvana, missionaries, mercenaries, edict.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Classwork: Writing Claims – Mauryan Empire and Religion
Homework: Study for quiz Thursday on Buddhism and Mauryan Empire (Page 442 – 451 in Textbook) Vocabulary to know: fasting, meditation, nirvana, missionaries, mercenaries, edict.

Monday, February 22, 2016
Classwork: Spread of Buddhism
Homework: No homework. Remember to bring in your Eight Fold Path Assignment tomorrow!

Week of 2/9 (Quarter 3 Week 3)

603 – Period 1 – 603

Friday, February 12, 2016
Classwork: Guided Buddhist Meditation
Homework: Get Progress Report Signed.
Writing assignment on Buddhism due February 23: Buddhism Assignment

Thursday, February 11, 2016
Classwork: Exploring the tenets of Buddhism
Homework: Complete the Graphic Organizer handed out in class: (Here’s an extra copy if you lost it!) t3w3d4BuddhismTenets

February Break Writing Assignment:
T3W4FebBreakProjBuddhism8Fold

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Classwork: Quiz on India Ch 14 Sect 1 and 2.
Homework: No homework.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Classwork: Exploring Jainism through primary and secondary sources
Homework: Quiz on India tomorrow Ch 14 Sect 1 and 2.

606 – Period 2 – 606

Friday, February 12, 2016
Classwork: Guided Buddhist Meditation
Homework: Get Progress Report Signed.
Writing assignment on Buddhism due February 23: Buddhism Assignment

Thursday, February 11, 2016
Classwork: Exploring the tenets of Buddhism
Homework: Complete the Graphic Organizer handed out in class: (Here’s an extra copy if you lost it!) t3w3d4BuddhismTenets

February Break Writing Assignment:
T3W4FebBreakProjBuddhism8Fold

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Classwork: Quiz on India Ch 14 Sect 1 and 2.
Homework: No homework.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Classwork: Exploring Jainism through primary and secondary sources
Homework: Quiz on India tomorrow Ch 14 Sect 1 and 2.

709 – Period 3 – 709

Friday, February 12, 2016
Classwork: Explore the Bill of Rights
Homework: February Break Writing Assignment due February 23, 2016: T3W4FebBreakProjBillofRights

February Break Writing Assignment:
T3W4FebBreakProjBillofRights

Thursday, February 11, 2016 (HW 9)
Classwork: Gallery walk about Creation of the Federal Government
Homework: On a loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph, respond: What are one of the ways checks and balances help spread the power throughout our government?

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Classwork: Quiz on Branches of Government, Checks and Balances
Homework: No homework

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Classwork: Exploring the Constitution: Checks and Balances
Homework: Quiz on Branches of Government tomorrow.

602 – Period 7 – 602

Friday, February 12, 2016
Classwork: Guided Buddhist Meditation
Homework: Get Progress Report Signed.
Writing assignment on Buddhism due February 23: Buddhism Assignment

Thursday, February 11, 2016
Classwork: Exploring the tenets of Buddhism
Homework: Complete the Graphic Organizer handed out in class: (Here’s an extra copy if you lost it!) t3w3d4BuddhismTenets

February Break Writing Assignment:
T3W4FebBreakProjBuddhism8Fold

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Classwork: Quiz on India Ch 14 Sect 1 and 2.
Homework: No homework.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Classwork: Exploring Jainism through primary and secondary sources
Homework: Quiz on India tomorrow Ch 14 Sect 1 and 2.

605 – Period 8 – 605

Friday, February 12, 2016
Classwork: Guided Buddhist Meditation
Homework: Get Progress Report Signed.
Writing assignment on Buddhism due February 23: Buddhism Assignment

Thursday, February 11, 2016
Classwork: Exploring the tenets of Buddhism
Homework: Complete the Graphic Organizer handed out in class: (Here’s an extra copy if you lost it!) t3w3d4BuddhismTenets

February Break Writing Assignment:
T3W4FebBreakProjBuddhism8Fold

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Classwork: Quiz on India Ch 14 Sect 1 and 2.
Homework: No homework.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Classwork: Exploring Jainism through primary and secondary sources
Homework: Quiz on India tomorrow Ch 14 Sect 1 and 2.

Week of 2/1 (Quarter 3 Week 2)

603 – Period 1 – 603

Friday, February 5, 2016 (HW 7)
Classwork: Analyzing Hindu sacred texts for lessons/teachings
Homework: On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least five complete sentences, please respond: Which is the most important teaching of Hinduism? Use evidence from one of the 5 documents discussed today.

Thursday, February 4, 2016 (HW 6)
Classwork: gathering information about Beliefs of Hinduism
Homework: Read over pages 438-440 of Textbook
On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least five complete sentences, respond:
Which religion that we have studied earlier this year do you think Hinduism is most similar to? Why?

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Classwork: Analyzing the “Mahabhrata” to learn about the Varnas
Homework: None

Our Historical Fiction Library was funded! We will be getting 40 books about American and World History in a few weeks!!! It got good to me, so I’m going to put some more books up there for another HF library fundraiser! http://www.donorschoose.org/HartmannClass1

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Classwork: Using MI/SE T-Chart to chart information about the Varnas
Homework: None

Please tell friends and family about the fundraiser in Mr. Hartmann’s class: http://www.donorschoose.org/HartmannClass1

Monday, February 1, 2016 (HW 5)
Classwork: Writing with a formal, academic tone: Aryan Society
Homework: Read over pages 434-435 in Textbook
On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least five complete sentences, respond: What was the most important achievement of the Aryans? Do not use first or second person pronouns in your writing.

606 – Period 2 – 606

Friday, February 5, 2016 (HW 7)
Classwork: Analyzing Hindu sacred texts for lessons/teachings
Homework: On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least five complete sentences, please respond: Which is the most important teaching of Hinduism? Use evidence from one of the 5 documents discussed today.

Thursday, February 4, 2016 (HW 6)
Classwork: gathering information about Beliefs of Hinduism
Homework: Read over pages 438-440 of Textbook
On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least five complete sentences, respond:
Which religion that we have studied earlier this year do you think Hinduism is most similar to? Why?

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Classwork: Analyzing the “Mahabhrata” to learn about the Varnas
Homework: None

Our Historical Fiction Library was funded! We will be getting 40 books about American and World History in a few weeks!!! It got good to me, so I’m going to put some more books up there for another HF library fundraiser! http://www.donorschoose.org/HartmannClass1

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Classwork: Using MI/SE T-Chart to chart information about the Varnas
Homework: None
Please tell friends and family about the fundraiser in Mr. Hartmann’s class: http://www.donorschoose.org/HartmannClass1

Monday, February 1, 2016 (HW 5)
Classwork: Writing with a formal, academic tone: Aryan Society
Homework: Read over pages 434-435 in Textbook
On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least five complete sentences, respond: What was the most important achievement of the Aryans? Do not use first or second person pronouns in your writing.

709 – Period 3 – 709

Friday, February 5, 2016 (HW 8)
Classwork: Analyzing documents about the Federal Government
Homework: On loose-leaf, in a paragraph of at least six complete sentences, explain the three branches of government. Use at least one cited piece of evidence from today’s handout.

Thursday, February 4, 2016 (HW 7)
Classwork: Analyze sources (video and text) about the Great Compromise & Constitutional Convention (Liberty’s Kids Episode 40: “We the People”)
Homework: On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least fives sentences, respond:
How did the Great Compromise address the disagreement at the Constitutional Convention?

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Classwork: Analyzing the documents about the Great Compromise and the Constitutional Convention
Homework: None

Our Historical Fiction Library was funded! We will be getting 40 books about American and World History in a few weeks!!! It got good to me, so I’m going to put some more books up there for another HF library fundraiser! http://www.donorschoose.org/HartmannClass1

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Classwork: Analyzing texts about Shay’s Rebellion
Homework: Complete graphic organizer
Please tell friends and family about the fundraiser in Mr. Hartmann’s class: http://www.donorschoose.org/HartmannClass1

Monday, February 1, 2016 (HW 6)
Classwork: Analyzing Evidence: The Articles of Confederation
Homework: On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least five sentences, respond: Were the Articles of Confederation strong or weak?

602 – Period 7 – 602

Friday, February 5, 2016 (HW 7)
Classwork: Analyzing Hindu sacred texts for lessons/teachings
Homework: On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least five complete sentences, please respond: Which is the most important teaching of Hinduism? Use evidence from one of the 5 documents discussed today.

Thursday, February 4, 2016 (HW 6)
Classwork: gathering information about Beliefs of Hinduism
Homework: Read over pages 438-440 of Textbook
On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least five complete sentences, respond:
Which religion that we have studied earlier this year do you think Hinduism is most similar to? Why?

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Classwork: Analyzing the “Mahabhrata” to learn about the Varnas
Homework: None

Our Historical Fiction Library was funded! We will be getting 40 books about American and World History in a few weeks!!! It got good to me, so I’m going to put some more books up there for another HF library fundraiser! http://www.donorschoose.org/HartmannClass1

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Classwork: Using MI/SE T-Chart to chart information about the Varnas
Homework: None
Please tell friends and family about the fundraiser in Mr. Hartmann’s class: http://www.donorschoose.org/HartmannClass1

Monday, February 1, 2016 (HW 5)
Classwork: Writing with a formal, academic tone: Aryan Society
Homework: Read over pages 434-435 in Textbook
On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least five complete sentences, respond: What was the most important achievement of the Aryans? Do not use first or second person pronouns in your writing.

605 – Period 8 – 605

Friday, February 5, 2016 (HW 7)
Classwork: Analyzing Hindu sacred texts for lessons/teachings
Homework: On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least five complete sentences, please respond: Which is the most important teaching of Hinduism? Use evidence from one of the 5 documents discussed today.

Thursday, February 4, 2016 (HW 6)
Classwork: gathering information about Beliefs of Hinduism
Homework: Read over pages 438-440 of Textbook
On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least five complete sentences, respond:
Which religion that we have studied earlier this year do you think Hinduism is most similar to? Why?

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Classwork: Analyzing the “Mahabhrata” to learn about the Varnas
Homework: None

Our Historical Fiction Library was funded! We will be getting 40 books about American and World History in a few weeks!!! It got good to me, so I’m going to put some more books up there for another HF library fundraiser! http://www.donorschoose.org/HartmannClass1

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Classwork: Using MI/SE T-Chart to chart information about the Varnas
Homework: None
Please tell friends and family about the fundraiser in Mr. Hartmann’s class: http://www.donorschoose.org/HartmannClass1

Monday, February 1, 2016 (HW 5)
Classwork: Writing with a formal, academic tone: Aryan Society
Homework: Read over pages 434-435 in Textbook
On loose-leaf, in a MEAL paragraph of at least five complete sentences, respond: What was the most important achievement of the Aryans? Do not use first or second person pronouns in your writing.