Mr. Valenzuela
14Feb/20

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 14

quiz

Today in class, students assessed their knowledge of the Unit 4 1/2 vocabulary by taking a vocabulary quiz. Students used the remaining time in class to review what they learned this week about European imperialism in Africa in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Homework - There is no new HW tonight, enjoy the February vacation!

13Feb/20

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 13

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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. 14 - Complete the Scramble for Africa Reflection handout in at least 10 sentences.

12Feb/20

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 12

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.

10Feb/20

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 10

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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. This is due Wednesday 2/12 and is worth THREE HW stamps!

7Feb/20

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 7

quiz

Today in class, students assessed their knowledge of the Unit 4 1/2 vocabulary and their ability to name and place the rest of the countries in Africa by taking a quiz.

Homework - There is no new HW tonight, but students should make sure all work so far in Term 3 is up-to-date and completed.

6Feb/20

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 6

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

link Africa Map Practice Game

link Africa Map Countries Flashcards

link Africa Map Practice Quiz (Source: LizardPoint)

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).

Reminder - You have a quiz on the map of Africa (#28-55) on Friday 2/7!

5Feb/20

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 5

Elmina Castle

Today in class, students reviewed the driving forces behind European imperialism in Africa and the Unit 4 1/2 Vocabulary.

microsoft_word_logo Is Imperialism Ever Justified?

link Africa Map Practice Game

link Africa Map Countries Flashcards

link Africa Map Practice Quiz (Source: LizardPoint)

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.

4Feb/20

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 4

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 1/2 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 1/2 Vocabulary.

3Feb/20

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 3

notebooks

Today in class, students got organized for Humanities class this term by setting up their Term 2 Interactive Student Notebooks. Students also previewed their learning for Unit 4.3: Africa by reviewing the causes and effects of colonialism from what we have learned in our units on Latin America and Africa, so far.

adobe-pdf-logo Blank Map of Africa

adobe-pdf-logo Causes and Effects of Colonialism Whole Class Notes

Homework - p. 3 - Complete the Blank Map of Africa by writing in the country names on the blank spaces (#28-55) on your map.

9Apr/19

Humanities 7 – Homework – Apr 9

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oday in class, students prepared themselves for the Term 3 Test by using various study strategies through a Station Rotation activity.

link Term 3 Jeopardy Review Game

link Term 3 Flashcards

link Monsoon Asia Map Practice Game

link Africa Map Practice Game

link Africa Map Countries Flashcards

link Africa Map Practice Quiz (Source: LizardPoint)

Homework - Complete your studying for Thursday's Term 3 Test by using some of the strategies we practiced in class today. Also make sure to up-date your notebook (ALL pages) for Thursday, it will be collected before the test begins.