Mr. Valenzuela
24Oct/17

Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 24

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Today in class, students discussed the differences between primary and secondary sources. Students then practiced their understanding by analyzing various primary and secondary sources from Christopher Columbus' arrival at Hispañola in 1492.

adobe-pdf-logo Columbus Evidence Documents A-D

microsoft_word_logo Columbus Evidence Graphic Organizer

Homework - p. 43 - Complete the Columbus Hero or Villian? Handout, be sure to use the Columbus Evidence Documents A-D to answer all of the questions to complete the close readings.

23Oct/17

Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 23

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Today in class, students debated the differences between reliable and unreliable sources of information and bias.

microsoft_word_logo Bias vs Reliable Group Discussion

microsoft_word_logo Reliable Sources Reflection

Homework - p. 40 - Complete the Reliable Sources Reflection handout, in at least 10 sentences.

20Oct/17

Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 20

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Today in class, students assessed their knowledge of Unit 2 Vocabulary by taking a closed notebook quiz. After the quiz students experienced the effects of the Columbian Exchange both on the "Old World" (Europe/Asia/Africa) and the "New World" (the Americas) by participating in a role-playing activity.

microsoft_word_logo Columbian Exchange and Spanish Empire Understanding Questions

microsoft_word_logo Columbian Exchange Reflection

youtube-logo The Columbian Exchange Crash Course

Homework - p. 38 - Complete the reflection on who benefited more from the first encounters between the Spanish and the Native Americans. If you are interested in more background on the topic, watch The Columbian Exchange Crash Course video.

19Oct/17

Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 19

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Today in class, students extended their understanding of the terms colonialism and imperialism by doing a close reading of an article adapted from the Stanford University's Encyclopedia of Psychology.

microsoft_word_logo What Is Colonialism? Handout

link Mercator Puzzle Game Activity

youtube-logo The Spanish Empire Crash Course

microsoft_word_logo Spanish Empire Crash Course Understanding Questions

Homework - p. 36 - Watch the Spanish Empire Crash Course video on the class website, then answer the questions on the worksheet.

19Oct/17

Humanities 7 – The Spanish Empire Crash Course [Video]

18Oct/17

Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 18

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Today in class, students discussed how the maps we use can influence the way in which we see the world. Students also had the opportunity to create a whole-class flowchart explaining the reasons for European exploration of the world by sea travel, using last night's homework.

microsoft_word_logo Mercator vs Gall-Peters Projection Understanding Questions

microsoft_word_logo Your Map Is Racist Reading

Homework - p. 22 - Complete the "Your Map Is Racist" Handout by reading the article making at least FIVE (5) annotations (comments and/or questions in the margins), then answer the "Dig Deeper" questions at the end in 10+ complete sentences total (on a SEPARATE sheet).

18Oct/17

Humanities 7 – Mercator vs. Peters Projection “West Wing” [Video]

17Oct/17

Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 17

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Today in class, students began our new unit titled Unit 2: The Legacy of Conquest and Exploration by previewing the names of the countries in modern Latin America and the vocabulary that will be exposed to students throughout Unit 2. Students also

microsoft_word_logo Unit 2 Vocabulary Handout

quizlet icon Unit 2 Flashcards

adobe-pdf-logo The Search for Spices Reading

microsoft_word_logo The Search for Spices Understanding Questions

microsoft_word_logo The Silk Road Reading and Questions

Homework - p. 33 - Complete The Silk Road Reading (with ANNOTATIONS) and Questions handout. Make sure to finish the rest of your page 33 packet which includes the questions for The Search for Spices Reading.

We will have a quiz on Friday on the new terms for Unit 2, so make sure to study a little bit each night using the Unit 2 Flashcards (on Quizlet).

17Oct/17

Humanities 7 – Unit 2 Flashcards – Study For Friday’s Quiz

13Jun/17

Humanities 7 – Final Exam Review

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Humanities 7 Final Exam Review

This week, students will spend five days preparing with Mr. V and their classmates for the Humanities 7 Final Exam. The final schedule (posted below) begins on Thursday 6/16 until Tuesday 6/21, with final exam make ups scheduled for Monday 6/26. The review for the final exam will be counted as part of your final exam grade, so make sure to complete each step for full credit!

Downloads/Handouts

adobe-pdf-logo Finals Review Study Packet

adobe-pdf-logo BLA Final Exam Schedule

Review Games and Study Links

link Final Exam Review Flashcards (Source: Quizlet)

link Latin America Map Practice Quiz

link Africa Map Practice Quiz

link Monsoon Asia and SWC Asia Map Practice Quiz

link Europe and Russia Map Practice Quiz

link Final Exam Jeopardy Review Game

 youtube-logo "Tap the World!" Countries and Territories of the World [Video]

Final Exam Review Schedule

Tuesday 6/13 - Introduce Final Exam Review Packet and Final Exam Review (Unit 1 and Kahoot)

Thursday 6/15 - Final Exam Review (Units 2, 3, 4 and Kahoot)

Monday 6/19 - Final Exam Review (Units 5, 6, 7 and Kahoot)

Tuesday 6/20 - Final Exam for Section 10

Wednesday 6/21 - Final Exam for Section 8 and 9

Thursday 6/22 - Final Exam for Sections 6 and 7

Friday 6/23 - Final Presentations of the Boston Capstone Project (All Students)

Monday 6/26 - Make Up Day for Final Exams

Tuesday 6/27 and Wednesday 6/28 - Early Release Days (10:45 AM) and Final Days of School!