Today we started talking about China!
Your homework is to critically read the attached chapter.
Today we talked about the Kashmir region of India. We talked about the territorial conflict, tension created by it, and issues it is currently creating.
Here's a great article on the Kashmir region in case you want to read more:
Your homework is to complete the attached reading. As you do, take notes on the following topics:
2.Yu the Great
3.The Shang Dynasty
4.Chinese view of others
5.Families, Social Structure, and Religion
8.Rise of the Zhou
9.Mandate of Heaven
10.Dynastic Cycle (Draw it!)
12.Warring States Period
Today we took a quiz (or test, depending on who you ask). It was thrilling.
Today we continued to watch Gandhi. It continued to be excellent.
You have a quiz Friday. You may use:
Your quiz includes:
Today we talked about empathy. We discussed why it is important, how it is different than sympathy, and why it's necessary in our lives. We looked at how empathy can be used to build relationships, make decisions, and think critically about the world around us.
Then we started watching Gandhi! Your Gandhi WQ Questions are due Monday.
Attached is the reading guide and reading for Gandhi, which is due Monday
Today we talked about historical bias, evidence, and perspective. We analyzed the accomplishments of Akbar and Aurangzeb in order to discuss historical bias.
You don't have homework over the weekend.
I'm going to be gone Monday. Here are your instructions:
1. Complete "The British in India" reading and questions (Due Tuesday 2/7)
2. Complete annotated Indian Leaders drawing (Due Wednesday 2/8). Your finished work should include:
Today we talked about Changragupta Maurya, Asoka, and the first Indian Empires. Then we started working on a visualization of these two and their accomplishments.
Your homework is to critically read the attached reading.
Today we talked about a journey. We looked at the origins of Buddhism, as well as the key beliefs that are central to the religion.
Your homework is to complete the attached question sheet, which is based on the attached reading.