Hackbarth 2015-2016 WSI HONORS READING SCHEDULE The Earth and Its Peoples 3rd Ed. Due Date Assignment Pages Objectives September 8 Ch. 1. 1 2-14 September 14 Ch. 1.2 14-23 Define civilization with its seven characteristics; provide examples of those characteristics. Contrast with hunters/gatherers. PERSIAN examples Mesopotamia September 21 Ch. 1.3-1.4 23-34 PERSIAN examples from Egypt and the Indus Valley September 28 Ch. 2.1 36-48 October 5 Ch. 2.2-2.3 48-57 How did the Shang and Zhou overcome environment; how did each create a basis of wealth, power, and status? Role of geography on the development of Nubia and Mesoamerica. October 16 Unit Exam Ch. 1-2 Review Vocabulary and Objectives October 19 Ch. 3.1-3.2 59-71 October 26 Ch. 3.3 - 3.4 71-80 November 2 Ch. 3.5-3.6 80-86 November 9 Ch. 4.1 89-99 November 16 Ch. 4.2 99-110 Define cosmopolitan and its impact on the Middle East; Examples of interconnectedness of civilizations. Define Empire and the methods of control to maintain an empire. Identify the events/struggles that helped create the “Jewish” identity Goals, actions, and values of the Phoenicians; Changes from 750 – 550 BCE. Identify how the geography, environment, and contacts with other cultures shaped the values and institutions of the Persians. What actions and values contributed to the rise of democracy? November 30 Ch. 4.3-4.4 111-120 December 7 December 14 Ch. 5.1 Ch. 5.2-5.3 Semester Final 123-139 139-148 Ch. 1-5 January 11 In Class Essay 5.3 January 19 Ch. 6.1 150-160 January 25 Ch. 6.2-6.3 160-170 February 1 Ch. 7.1-7.2-7.3 Ch. 13.3 Ch. 7.4-7.5-7.6 173-182 338-342 182-190 Ch. 13.1 Ch. 13.4 Ch. 8.1 Ch. 8.3 325-330 343-347 193-202 208-216 February 29 Ch. 8.2 202-208 1. Explain the rise of Islam and the fundamental practices/traditions of Islam. 2. Islamic characteristics: Sharia, role of cities, slaves, women, and examples of intellectual life. Graphic Organizer: Rise and Fall of the Caliphates March 7 Ch. 13.2 330-338 Describe the impact of Islam on India under the Mali and Delhi Sultanate. March 14 Ch. 9.1 Ch. 9.3 Ch. 9.2 Ch. 9.5 Ch. 14.1-14.2 218-223 Rise and fall of the Byzantine Empire; Examples of the power and limitations of the Catholic Church. 223-228; 234-237 Political, economic, and social changes in Western Europe after the fall of Rome; What helped Western Europe’s economy improve? 350-364 Lifestyle changes in Europe during the Middle Ages. 231-234 237-240 364-373 External forces shaping Kievan Russia. Causes of the Crusades; Impact of the Crusades on Western Europe. April 11 Ch. 9.4 Ch. 9.6 Ch. 14.3-14.4 April 18 Ch. 10.1-10.2 243-254 April 25 Ch. 10.3-10.4 254-264 February 8 February 16 February 22 March 21 March 23 April 4 Effects of the conflict over power; short and long term influence of the Greek culture in the Mediterranean and Western Asia. Rome – Examples of PERSIAN; causes of change. China – Actions for its rise, stability, and causes for its decline. Use 5.3 for Essay. Essay Prompt: Compare and Contrast the Roman and Han Empires. Teachings and practices of the following religions: Old Vedic, Jainism, Buddhism, and Hinduism. Unification of the Mauryan and Gupta Empires; Relationship between South East Asia’s geographic location and its par in the world market. Origins and impact of the Silk Road and Indian Ocean Maritime System on trade, urbanization, societies, and diffusion. Define Africanity; technology used to overcome environmental obstacles along trade route; causes, locations, and impact of the spread of Buddhism and Christianity. Examples of adapting to the environment; Examples of social and cultural change. New ways of learning, writing, and thinking about humans; the political and military transformations as a result of war. Relationship between Buddhism and the Tang Empire; History and significance of the Tang Empire with central Asia. (PERSIAN) Impact of Buddhism (Neo-Confucianism) on the Song Empire; technological innovations; China’s influence on its neighbors. Hackbarth 2015-2016 Essay Prompt: To be announced. May 2 May 9 Ch. 11.1-11.2 267-277 Mesoamerica May 16 Ch. 11.3-11.4 277-289 Mesoamerica May 23 Ch. 12.1-12.3 291-309 Mongols June 6 Ch. 12.4-12.6 309-322 Mongols June 13 Review Review Review June 20 Final Final Final * Keep in mind that this is a tentative schedule and may be changed at any time. What to focus on: Reading Objectives o Before? o Change? o Next? AP Themes 1. Interaction between humans and the environment: demography and disease, migration, patterns of settlement, technology 2. Development and interaction of cultures: religions, belief systems, philosophies, ideologies, science & technology, arts & architecture. 3. State building, expansion and conflict: political structures and forms of governance, empires, nations and nationalism, revolts and revolutions, regional, trans-regional, and global structures and organizations 4. Creation, expansion, and interaction of economic systems: agricultural and pastoral production, trade and commerce, labor systems, industrialization, capitalism and socialism. 5. Development and transformation of social structures: gender roles and relations, family and kinship, racial and ethnic constructions, social and economic classes. Notes Grading Scale 1 point AP Theme 2 point summary 2 point vocabulary 5 points body of notes Chapter Note Expectations All notes will be collected every Monday of each week; excluding holidays. All notes must be hand written; no typed notes. Correct heading: name, date, class period, topic title. Identify aspects of PERSIAN to help address AP Themes. Do not write notes in complete sentences, use bullet points. The 5 sentence summary must be in complete sentences and relate to an objective. Avoid “Today I learned…”, “In this chapter…” and other Taboo words/phrases. Order: Objectives, Vocabulary, Notes, AP Theme, and Summary. Vocabulary Expectations Students must identify the vocabulary terms for each section. Information for Vocabulary: Definition, civilization (region), and page number.