December 2

posted Dec 2, 2011, 5:31 AM by Peter Knowles
Essential Question: 
How did European leaders during the Age of Absolutism pursue their own interests while dealing with competition from others?
Standard: Civics 1.3 Understand the purposes and organization of international relationships and U.S. foreign policy.
Day # 62Date:  December 2, 2011Social Studies Standards  
Vocabulary Terms
Target QuestionHow did the conflict between Spain and England for control of international trade get resolved?WHAT YOU SHOULD LEARN TODAY
Content ObjectiveStudents will understand how Spain's attempted invasion of Britain ended.WHAT YOU SHOULD LEARN ABOUT THE SUBJECT
Language Objective   Students will use discuss various conflicts facing European rulers.HOW YOU WILL COMMUNICATE WHAT YOU LEARN

Activity
Instructions

Opening Activities-

1) Start with a QUIZ over last night's assignment. Use your assignment to help you answer the questions, but do NOT use your textbook or get help from other students.


2) After taking the quiz, SHARE YOUR ASSIGNMENT with Mr Knowles


3) While waiting for others to finish, you might want to open your personal dictionary and make sure you have all the words from yesterday's class and last night's assignment added to it. They are:

  • militant
  • heir
  • reign
  • consolidate
  • monarch
  • armada
  • inflation (from tonight's assignment, but you could add it now)

Take a few minutes to review these terms; if you have questions about them, be ready to ask them.


Today's Assignment-
In yesterday's assignment (Ch 7.1-A) you were asked to complete a chart about Philip II, showing his nation, challenges he faced within his own country, and competition he faced from outside his borders. In last night's homework, you also learned about Elizabeth Tudor and Henry of Navarre. We'll be taking some time today to review what you already have and then to add to your chart. This is a chart we will add to throughout this assessment cycle, so you may want to open a new Google Doc and create a chart like that below (or you can copy the chart from yesterday's assignment Ch 7.1-A and begin adding rows to it). Either way, you'll need to spend some time working on the chart, using your textbook and/or the links provided here.

 Internal challengesLeader NationOutside Competition
  Philip II  
  Elizabeth Tudor  
  Henry of Navarre  


TONIGHT'S HOMEWORK-

 Level 1: Define these terms        Level 2: Answer these questions in YOWP *
  1.  Inflation (222)*
  2.  Peace of Augsburg (223) – you may find a better definition on p 181.
  3.  Thirty Years’ War (224)
  4.  Peace of Westphalia (224)
*Vocabulary term for your personal dictionary
  1.  What were the major social problems that Europe faced in the 1600’s? (222-223)
  2.  In what ways was the Thirty Years’ War NOT a religious war? (224)
*YOWP = Your Own Words, Please!

You can find the entire homework schedule for this assessment cycle by opening the attached PDF file (below)

STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS ABOUT WHAT TO DO


REMEMBER: To do your best on summative assessments, you'll need to use not only the information that we've discussed in class, but also include information from outside of classroom activities, either from information you already know, or from additional research you complete. Conduct your own research if necessary, or visit the Extension link below for ideas.
Formative Assessment
Tomorrow be prepared for a quiz over tonight's homework. You know the quizzes are open note, so make sure you have good notes by carefully completing tonight's homework.
HOW YOU WILL DEMONSTRATE WHAT YOU'VE LEARNED TODAY
Summative Assessment

Due December 12
Our NEXT summative (graded) assessment is due Monday, December 12. It is a new blog post in answer to the following question:  
How did European leaders during the Age of Absolutism pursue their own interests while dealing with competition from others?
You can start working on your answer to this questions at any time by starting your blog post, though you probably shouldn't publish your post until we've finished all class assignments and activities. To help keep track of the various assignments and materials to help you, check out the Assessment 8 page. 
WHAT TO DO WHEN FINISHED WITH TODAY'S ACTIVITIES 
Extension

Learn more about kings and queens in tonight's reading assignment with these web resources:
WHAT TO DO IF YOU'VE FINISHED THIS WEEK'S SUMMATIVE  ASSESSMENT, OR WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT TODAY'S TOPICS
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