December 9

posted Dec 9, 2011, 6:37 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 # 68Date:  December 8, 2011Social Studies Standards  
Vocabulary Terms
Target QuestionWhich absolute rulers managed their power most successfully?WHAT YOU SHOULD LEARN TODAY
Content ObjectiveStudents will review the accomplishments and challenges of the 11 leaders in this unit.WHAT YOU SHOULD LEARN ABOUT THE SUBJECT
Language Objective   Students will use organize information by discussing accomplishments of different leaders; students will develop definitions and understanding of various content terms.HOW YOU WILL COMMUNICATE WHAT YOU LEARN

Activity
Instructions

No QUIZ over last night's assignment, but you should SHARE or HAND IN your homework for grading instead. 


Next, open your list of leaders for this assessment. You should have already finished lines for the first seven or eight. With last night's assignment, you can now add the last three. 

Links for more biographical information about each are shown below; use them (along with your textbook) to fill out your chart.


 Internal Challenges    Leader Nation     Outside Competition
 Philip II   
 Elizabeth Tudor   
 Henry of Navarre   
 The 1st Stuart Kings (James I, Charles I)
 
 Oliver Cromwell
                                                 
 The 2nd Stuart Kings (Charles II, James II)  
 William and Mary  
 Louis XIV  
 Frederick William  
 Ivan IV  
 Peter the Great  

You might also work on your personal dictionary. The following terms should now be there -- have you defined them?
  1. monarch
  2. armada
  3. inflation
  4. divine
  5. restoration
  6. absolute
  7. czar

If you're done with all that, you might begin work on your next assessment response in your blog. 
Question: How did European leaders during the Age of Absolutism pursue their own interests while dealing with competition from others?
Label: Civics
Due Tuesday, December 13



No HOMEWORK --unless you haven't done any of these....

Read pages 218-221

 Level 1: Define these terms        Level 2: Answer these questions in YOWP *
  1. King Philip II (218)
  2. Elizabeth Tudor (219)
  3. Armada (220)*
  4. Huguenots (221)
  5. Henry of Navarre (221)
*Vocabulary term for your personal dictionary
  1. How did Elizabeth Tudor’s policy toward Spain and France help England? (219)
  2. How did the Edict of Nantes finally solve the religious struggles in France? (221)
*YOWP = Your Own Words, Please!
Read pages 222-224
 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!
Read pages 225-227
 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!
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!
Read pages 230-233
 Level 1: Define these terms        Level 2: Answer these questions in YOWP
  1.  Frederick William (231)
  2.  Hapsburgs (232)
  3.   Ivan IV (232)
  4.  Czar* (232)
  5.  Peter the Great (233)
*Vocabulary term for your personal dictionary
  1. What obstacles prevented Austria from becoming a centralized, unified, absolutist nation? (232)
  2. How did Western Europe influence Peter the Great’s policies (233)
*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 13
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:
Learn more about the Palace of Versailles here:


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 9, 2011, 6:37 AM
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