December 7

posted Dec 7, 2011, 6:04 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 # 67Date:  December 7, 2011Social Studies Standards  
Vocabulary Terms
Target QuestionHow did Charles I see his role as King, and how did Parliament challenge that role?WHAT YOU SHOULD LEARN TODAY
Content ObjectiveStudents will understand how the king and Parliament came to conflict in England.WHAT YOU SHOULD LEARN ABOUT THE SUBJECT
Language Objective   Students will discuss primary sources to identify tone and the causes of events.HOW YOU WILL COMMUNICATE WHAT YOU LEARN

Activity
Instructions

Activities-

Today you'll be looking at King Charles I's trial for treason in 1649, using his own words as a guide to his beliefs. Open a Google Document Template called King Charles and follow the instructions there to answer a few questions. Use the highlighting or text coloring tools of your document to identify specific words that you want to use as evidence to support your answers. 


Share your work with Mr. Knowles when done. 


TONIGHT'S HOMEWORK 

Read pages 228-230
 Level 1: Define these terms        Level 2: Answer these questions in YOWP
  1. Absolutism (228)
  2. Louis XIV (228)
  3. Cardinal Richelieu (228)
  4. Versailles (230)
*Vocabulary term for your personal dictionary
  1.  What steps did Louis XIV take to maintain absolute* power within his kingdom?(230)
  2.  What steps did Louis XIV and his finance minister take to improve France’s wealth and power (230)
*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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Peter Knowles,
Dec 7, 2011, 6:04 AM
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Peter Knowles,
Dec 7, 2011, 6:08 AM
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