December 5

posted Dec 5, 2011, 5:59 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 # 65Date:  December 5, 2011Social Studies Standards  
Vocabulary Terms
Target QuestionHow did the Thirty Years War change the power structure of Europe?WHAT YOU SHOULD LEARN TODAY
Content ObjectiveStudents will understand how European nations changed their power as a result of war.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) SHARE YOUR ASSIGNMENT with Mr Knowles



Today's Assignment-
To review last night's homework assignment, complete questions 1-13 on the Guided Reading Activity 7-2. Use your book and work with a partner if you like.

When finished, either complete the first three leaders on your chart (from last Friday)

 Internal challengesLeader NationOutside Competition
 Philip II  
 Elizabeth Tudor  
 Henry of Navarre  
 Or, if you're finished with them, start on tonight's homework below. You'll be adding more leaders to your chart with tonight's assignment, so you could work on that, too. 
 Internal challenges            Leader Nation Outside Competition
 The 1st Stuart Kings (James I, Charles I)
 
 Oliver Cromwell
                                                 
 The 2nd Stuart Kings (Charles II, James II)  
 William and Mary  


TONIGHT'S HOMEWORK-

READ pages 225-227 and complete the following questions.

 Level 1: Define these terms        Level 2: Answer these questions in YOWP *
  1.  Divine* right of kings (225) 
  2. Puritans (225)
  3. Oliver Cromwell (225)
  4. The Restoration* (226)
  5. The “Glorious Revolution” (227)
*Vocabulary term for your personal dictionary
  1. How were the issues created by the Stuart Kings’ power both political AND religious? (225)
  2.  How did the Glorious Revolution change the basic structure of governmental power in England? (227)
*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:
Learn more about the Thirty Years War at these sites:

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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