Mr. Valenzuela

Humanities 7 – Homework – Apr 30

Address to the Nation on Immigration. Oval.

In class today, students defined "terrorism" and looked at how events in recent history pertain to our understanding of the word "terrorism" and related to the "War on Terror" and the "Bush Doctrine."

microsoft_word_logo Who Are The Terrorists

microsoft_word_logo September 11th Oral History Interviews

Homework - p. 12 - Complete the September 11th Oral History by interviewing TWO people who were alive during the 9/11 attacks and asking them the questions on your handout (must have been old enough to remember!!!)


Humanities 7 – Homework – Apr 27


Today in class, students assessed their knowledge of the unit vocabulary and the country names in Southwest Central Asia by taking a map quiz. Students also reviewed and reflected on their UN Partition plans from class yesterday.

microsoft_word_logo Terrorism, War, and Bush 43: Crash Course Understanding Questions

youtube-logo Terrorism, War, and Bush 43 Crash Course [Video]

Homework - p. 11 - Watch the Terrorism, War, and Bush 43 Crash Course Video on the class website, then answer the understanding questions on the handout.


Terrorism, War and Bush 43 Crash Course [Video]


Humanities 7 – Homework – Apr 26


Today in class, students problem solved the issues involved in partitioning Palestine into two states by produced their own versions of the United Nations' 1947 Partition Plan for Israel and Palestine in small groups.

microsoft_word_logo UN Plan for Palestine Activity

adobe-pdf-logo Palestine Maps and Sources

Homework - p. 8 - Write a letter to the Prime Ministers of Israel and the Palestinian Authority explaining your idea fora  plan to achieve peace in Israel/Palestine through a two-state solution - at least 10 sentences!


Humanities 7 – Homework – Apr 25


Today in class, students explained the origins of the conflicts between Israel and Palestine by watching a video and looking at maps.

microsoft_word_logo Conflict in Israel-Palestine Understanding Questions

microsoft_word_logo Balfour Declaration Reflection

adobe-pdf-logo Maps of Palestine 1920-1967

 Maps of Palestine Understanding Questions

youtube-logo Conflict in Israel and Palestine: Crash Course Video

link Timeline of Conflict in Israel and Palestine (Source: NPR)

link SWC Asia Map Practice Quiz

Homework - p. 6 - Complete the Balfour Declaration Reflection handout. Make sure to answer all the questions with AT LEAST 2-3 COMPLETE sentences each!

p. 7 - Watch the Conflict in Israel and Palestine: Crash Course Video and answer the understanding questions on your handout.

Reminder - You have a quiz on the Unit 6 vocab and the country names of Southwest and Central Asia on Friday 4/27, make sure to study! To help you study, use the SWC Asia Map Practice Quiz to prepare.


Conflict in Israel and Palestine Crash Course [Video]


Humanities 7 – Homework – Apr 24


Today in class, students previewed their learning for the next unit on Southwest and Central Asia by completing a background investigation on the region in the textbook.

microsoft_word_logo Southwest and Central Asia Background Investigation

adobe-pdf-logo Southwest and Central Asia Background Reading

Homework - p. 4 - On a separate sheet of paper (and taped on to page 4) write a letter to a friend explaining what you learned in class about Southwest and Central Asia, must be at least 10 sentences.


Humanities 7 – Homework – Apr 23


Today in class, students reflected on what they learned about globalization and Monsoon Asia by participating in a short discussion. Students also previewed what will be learned in Unit 6: Southwest Central Asia by completing a vocabulary chart and a blank map for homework.

microsoft_word_logo Unit 6 Vocabulary Chart

microsoft_word_logo Blank Map of Southwest and Central Asia

Homework - Complete both assignments for homework (each is worth a HW stamp):

1) Complete the blank map of Southwest and Central Asia by filling in the country names for # 1-24 on the map.

2) Complete the Unit 6 Vocabulary Chart by illustrating your understanding of the term and definition - must be neat and colorful.


Humanities 7 – Homework – Apr 12


Today 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

Homework - Complete your studying for tomorrow'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 tomorrow, it will be collected before the test begins.


Humanities 7 – Term 3 Flashcards – Study These For Friday’s Test!