Mr. Valenzuela
18Oct/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 18

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Today in class, students extended their understanding of the terms colonialismand 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. 38 - Watch the Spanish Empire Crash Course video on the class website, then answer the questions on the worksheet.

18Oct/18

Humanities 7 – The Spanish Empire Crash Course [Video]

17Oct/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 17

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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. 36 - 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).

17Oct/18

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

16Oct/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 15

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Today in class, students began our new unit titled Unit 2: The Legacy of Conquest and Exploration by previewing the vocabulary that will be exposed to students throughout Unit 2. Students also began to understand the motivations of Europeans to begin exploring the world

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. 35 - Complete The Silk Road Reading (with ANNOTATIONS) and Questions handout. Make sure to finish the rest of your page 35 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).

16Oct/18

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

15Oct/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 15

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Today in class, students assessed the organization of their Interactive Student Notebooks in Humanities by taking a notebook quiz. Students also submitted their notebooks to Mr. V to be graded on their organization, content, and neatness. After the quiz, students completed their discussion on whether Boston is a segregated city or not.

 Maps On "Is Boston Segregated?" Activity

microsoft_word_logo Is Boston Segregated? Understanding Questions

microsoft_word_logo Unit 2 Vocabulary Chart

Homework - The homework tonight is worth TWO stamps! Make sure to complete both for credit:

1) Complete the Unit 1 Student Survey.

2) Complete the Unit 2 Vocabulary Chart

Reminder  - You have a CLOSED notebook quiz (on the Unit 2 vocab) on Friday 10/19.

15Oct/18

Humanities 7 – Unit 1 Student Survey

12Oct/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 12

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Today in class, students reflected on the Boston Neighborhood Projects and decided whether Boston is a segregated city or not by investigating and analyzing various maps.

 Maps On "Is Boston Segregated?" Activity

microsoft_word_logo Is Boston Segregated? Understanding Questions

microsoft_word_logo Boston Reflection Handout

Homework - p. 32 - Complete the Boston Reflection Handout by responding the prompt in at least 10 sentences.

Reminder - You now have your Notebook Quiz (pages 12-25) on Monday 10/15!

11Oct/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 11

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Today in class, students concluded the last presentations from the Boston Neighborhoods Project.

microsoft_word_logo Boston Neighborhoods WebQuest

link Boston Zoning Viewer (Source: Boston Planning and Development Agency)

link Boston Census and Demographic Maps (Source: Boston Planning and Development Agency)

Homework - p. 30 - Complete the Boston Neighborhoods WebQuest handout by using the links above to answer the questions.