Mr. Valenzuela
16Feb/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 16

presentation

Today in class, students completed the Unit 4.3 Africa Country Research by presenting their research on their chosen countries in small groups. Students also took notes on each of the countries that they observed during the presentations.

microsoft_word_logo Africa Country Research Presentations Chart

Homework - p. 21 - Complete a reflection of 10 sentences on page 21 of your notebook (or on a separate sheet taped in) about the presentations from class today (and yesterday) on the countries in Africa - you must include facts from at least 3 different countries you learned about. Use your notes from the Africa Country Research Presentations Chart to help you complete this assignment.

9Feb/18

Humanities 7 – Unit 4.3 Africa Country Research Project

Unit 4.3 Africa Country Research Project

In this creative research project, students will create a Google Presentation/Slides about one African country that will be used to teach other classmates. Each project will include several sections, so make sure to do them all well. Your goal is to make your classmates become interested in the country and to answer our Unit 4.3 Key/Essential Questions!

Download/Handouts

microsoft_word_logo African Country Research Overview

microsoft_word_logo African Country Research Notes

microsoft_word_logo Peer Review Research Checklist

microsoft_word_logo Africa Country Research Presentations Chart

ppt_icon Sample Country Research Presentation - South Africa

Research Links

link World Bank DataBank

link CIA World FactBook

link Africa Country Profiles (Source: BBC News)

link US State Department Travel Advisories

link Lonely Planet Travel Guides

link If It Were My Home

Project Schedule

Friday 2/9 - Introduce the project, begin researching your African country

Monday 2/12 - Continue researching your country (if not finished), begin making presentation slides

Tuesday 2/13 - Project work day and peer review

Wednesday 2/14 - Project work day and peer review

Thursday 2/15 - Project is DUE and presentations begin in-class

Friday 2/16 - Presentations conclude

9Feb/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 9

quiz

Today in class, students assessed their knowledge of imperialism in Africa by taking a quiz and beginning their research on a country in Africa.

microsoft_word_logo African Country Research Overview

microsoft_word_logo African Country Research Notes

Homework - p. 19 - Complete the Africa Country Research Notes handout by using the links on the website (and your own research) to complete all of the sections of the handout.

8Feb/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 8

nelson-mandela

Today in class, students explained resistance and independence movements in four African countries by conducting research and teaching each other.

link Africa Country Profiles (Source: BBC News)

link Ghana Country Profile and Timeline (Source: BBC News)

link Liberia Country Profile and Timeline (Source: BBC News)

link Eritrea Country Profile and Timeline (Source: BBC News)

link Ivory Coast Country Profile and Timeline (Source: BBC News)

microsoft_word_logo African Country Research Worksheet

microsoft_word_logo African Resistance and Independence Reflection

Homework - p. 16 - Complete the African Resistance and Independence Reflection by choosing two countries from class today and comparing and contrasting

7Feb/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 7

African_Union_flag.svg

Today in class students analyzed European control of Africa by simulating the “Scramble for Africa" and discussing its connections to real historical events in the 19th century.

adobe-pdf-logo Scramble for Africa Activity Rules Sheet

microsoft_word_logo Scramble for Africa Reflection

Homework - p. 15 - Complete the Scramble for Africa Reflection handout in at least 10 sentences.

5Feb/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 5

Timbuktu

Today in class, students explained Africa’s wealth and power prior to imperialism by watching video clips from “Versailles” and completing a worksheet.

microsoft_word_logo African Wealth and Power Before Imperialism Reflection Questions

microsoft_word_logo Africa Wealth and Power Notes

Homework - p. 12 - Complete the African Wealth and Power Before Imperialism Reflection Questions handout, using the clips from "Versailles" we watched in class today.

2Feb/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 2

mapafricaenova

Today in class, students reviewed and analyzed visual representations of Africa's wealth and made inferences about how the provided data explained European Imperialism in Africa.

microsoft_word_logo Imperialism in Africa Exhibit Investigation Packet

microsoft_word_logo Imperialism in Africa Exhibit Investigation Questions

Homework - p. 11 - Complete the rest of the Imperialism in Africa Exhibit Investigation Questions from class today. Use the links above to access the packet of data and visual representations we used in class today.

1Feb/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 1

Gold Coast

Today in class, students will analyze the most important motivating and enabling factors that explain European imperialism by conducting a five corners debate.

microsoft_word_logo Most Important Motivating Factor For Imperialism Reflection

Homework - p. 9 - Complete the Most Important Motivating Factor Reflection in at least 10 sentences by deciding picking the motivating or enabling factor (from class today) that you believe is the most important driver of European Imperialism in the 19th century and explain/defend your selection. In your response, you must compare and contrast your chosen factor with at least one other alternative possibility (10 sentences).

31Jan/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Jan 31

Elmina Castle

Today in class, students reviewed the driving forces behind European imperialism in Africa and the Unit 4.3 Vocabulary.

microsoft_word_logo Is Imperialism Ever Justified?

Homework - p. 7 - Complete the "Is Imperialism Ever Justified?" handout by reading each statement and deciding whether it is justified or not, then give your reason/rationale in at least 3-4 sentences.

30Jan/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Jan 30

Africa_satellite_orthographic

Today in class, student explained some of the motivating and enabling factors of European colonization in the Americas by creating an identity map of why Europeans wanted to create colonies and what helped them to be successful (and by reviewing some of the causes and effects that were discussed yesterday).

microsoft_word_logo Unit 4.3 Vocabulary Chart

microsoft_word_logo Imperialism In Africa Understanding Questions

Homework - Complete both assignments for credit (worth two HW stamps):

p. 4 - Read, highlight, and annotate (5 comments and/or questions) the article about "Imperialism and Africa," then answer the questions on the back side of the handout (answer in complete sentences, at least 1-2 sentences per question).

p. 5 - Complete the Unit 4.3 Vocabulary.