SOCIAL STUDIES 90: Unit Plan & News
Email: rdelainey@lcbi.sk.ca
Mr. Delainey's Cell #: 306-867-4282

Enter Social Studies Student Zone (you'll notice some changes on the student zone page; scroll down until you find the Ancient Greece unit).

If you have not already done so, please register for a Quia account by clicking here. Quia is how students will complete and received feedback
for exams.

May 13th
Note the updated calendar below. Tests dates have been pushed later among other things. Two holidays were inserted, e.g. Monday and Tuesday (May 18th
and 19th).

Monday, April 20th

 

 

Tuesday, April 21st

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Wednesday, April 22nd

 

Thursday, April 23rd

1). No meeting today. Instead, today let's get acquainted with the people we're studying for the unit and answer the question: Who Were the Greeks?

Click here to watch today's video.

2). Tomorrow we'll meet through Google to discuss the video's contents and I'll also introduce the unit to everyone.

 

 

Friday, April 24th

1). Meet at 2:30. Discuss what students found most interesting and/or curious about yesterday's video.

2). Provide a brief introduction to the unit and the new interface for the website.

3). Read "1 Cultures of the Mountains and Sea" and complete the associated chapter end questions, i.e. you'll have to download the Rome Chapter End Questions STUDENT.pdf file. All the readings have corresponding questions in this document.

Complete the glossary items for section 1 and questions 1.1 through to 1.7 for Wednesday, April 29th.

Monday, April 27th

1). Work period. Continue reading "1 Cultures of the Mountains and Sea" and complete all of the associated chapter end questions and glossary terms. We'll correct the questions on Wednesday.

Tuesday, April 28th

1). Work period. Continue reading "1 Cultures of the Mountains and Sea" and complete all of the associated chapter end questions and glossary terms. We'll correct the questions on Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 29th

1). Meet at 8:45. Correct section 1 questions and go through glossary terms.

2). Remind students to watch the video "Homer: The Odyssey".

3). Consider listening to the Section 1 Audio Review file.

Thursday, April 20th

1). Start reading "2 Warring City States" and working on the associated section end questions and glossary items.

This work is due on Tuesday, May 5th.

If you find yourself ahead of schedule, feel free to start either the "Sophocles and Ethics" or "Greek Painting" assignments. You'll have to complete both at some point. These assignments are for marks.

 

Friday, May 1st

1). Work period. Start the period by watching the video "The Persians and the Greeks".

2). Then continue reading "2 Warring City States" and continue working on questions and glossary items.

Monday, May 4th

1). Work period. We'll mark questions for "2 Warring City States" tomorrow.

If you have additional time, you should work on one of the two required assignments for the unit, e.g. Sophocles and Ethics or Greek Painting. Read and follow the directions for completing these assignments.

Tuesday, May 5th

1). Meet at 8:45. Correct section 2 questions and go through glossary terms.

2). Assignment both assignments, e.g. Sophocles and Ethics and Greek Painting. These are due on the day of the exam (Wednesday, May 27th).

Wednesday's and Thursday's classes are dedicated work periods for both of these assignments. No more class time will be given to complete these (so make good use of them).

3). Consider listening to the Section 2 Audio Review file.

Wednesday, May 6th

1). Work period 1 for unit assignments.

Thursday, May 7th

1). Work period 2 for unit assignments.

Friday, May 8th

1). Start reading "3 Democracy and Greece's Golden Age" and working on the associated section end questions and glossary items.

This work is due on Wednesday, May 13th.

2). Any spare time can be spent completing the two assignments from last Wednesday and Thursday.

Monday, May 11th

1). Work period. Watch the video "The Peloponnesian War".

2). Then continue reading/working on "3 Democracy and Greece's Golden Age". Questions are due for Wednesday.

Tuesday, May 12th

1). Work period. Finish working on "3 Democracy and Greece's Golden Age" questions and glossary terms.

If you finish early, consider playing Objective Review 1 and Written Review 1. You should know enough by now that these review activities will be meaningful.

Wednesday, May 13th

1). Meet at 2:30. Correct section 3 questions and go through glossary terms.

2). Consider listening to the Section 3 Audio Review file.

 

Thursday, May 14th

1). Work period. Students should watch the video "Alexander the Great".

2). Start reading "4 Alexander's Empire" and complete the associated section questions and glossary terms.

The questions are due for Tuesday, May 19th.

Friday, May 15th

1). Work period. Continue working on "4 Alexander's Empire" and complete all associated questions and glossary terms.

If you are falling behind, it's important right now to get aught up and make sure you've complete the two assignments assigned last week. You can and should also start making daily use of the review games to prepare for the unit end test.

Monday, May 18th

1). No classes. Holiday.

Tuesday, May 19th

1). No classes. Holiday.

 

Wednesday, May 20th

1). Work period. Finish section 4 readings and questions/glossary.

Make use of the review games. Finish any missing work.

Thursday, May 21st

1). Work period.

Friday, May 22nd

1). Meeting 2:30. Correct section 4 questions and go through glossary terms.

2). Consider listening to the Section 4 Audio Review file for today's class.

3). Start reading Section 5.

Monday, May 25th

1). Work period. Watch the video "The Library of Alexandria".

2). Continue reading section "5 The Spread of Hellenism" and completing the associated questions and glossary terms.

You can and should be making use of the review games.

Tuesday, May 26th

1). Work period. Finish the reading and questions for "5 The Spread of Hellenism". We'll correct this material on Wednesday.

If you finish, spend some time playing the review games and/or making use of the other available review materials. For example you can listen to all the audio review files which summarize each and every section's main points. This is a great resource.

 

Wednesday, May 27th

1). Meeting 2:30. Correct section 5 questions.

Thursday, May 28th

1). Review period. There's a map on the exam. You might not have practiced the map found on the last page of the section end question handout. Consider reviewing the map.

Again, make use of review materials and prepare yourself for tomorrow's test.

Friday, May 29th

1). Test day. Log into your student account and write the "Ancient Greece" exam.

2). Ensure you've submitted the "Sophocles and Ethics" and "Greek Paintings" assignments.

Monday, June 1st

1). Meet at 2:30. Day one of the Ancient Rome unit.

Under construction.

Tuesday, June 2nd

 

Wednesday, June 3rd

 

Thursday, June 4th

 

Friday, June 5th