Grade 8 – Ancient Asian History

Week of November 18 to 22, 2013 

H O M E W O R K ! ! !   Practice these websites until you are an expert!

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Asia-georegions.html

http://yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/asia-puzzle.html

http://www.purposegames.com/game/92337ffbaf

 Monday, November 18, 2013 – Computer Lab

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 – China, Glencoe World History pages 98 to 100. Homework Section 4 Assessment, 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, & 7, on page 103 in Glencoe World History. Due Thursday.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 – Guest speaker, David Alcantara, from the Honduran Institute of Mining and Geology will be presenting on The Importance of Mining and Geology to Ancient History, Trade, and Development.

HOMEWORK REMINDER: Glencoe World History page 103, Section 4 Assessment, 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, & 7. Due Thursday.

Thursday, November 21, 2013 – Quiz on The Importance of Mining and Geology to Ancient History, Trade, and Development.  Review Ancient Asia, regions, countries and geographic features. China, Glencoe World History pages 101 to 103. Homework due: Section 4 Assessment, 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, & 7. Glencoe World History pages 104 & 105.

Friday, November 22, 2013 – TEST. Show notes from the week, in your  notebooks.  Midterm Reports Go Home.

Identify the numbers and letters:

Study this map of ancient Chinese Empires:

Monday, November 25, 2013 – ELECTION HOLIDAY – NO SCHOOL.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 – Ancient Greece, Glencoe World History pages 106 to 110.

Wednesday, November, 27 – Half Day

Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29, – THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY –

Monday, December 2, 2013, School resumes for two weeks before semester finals and then we have Christmas Break. We will be discussing The First Greek Civilizations this week.

Research Paper due December 10, 2013. You will be selecting a City in Ancient Greece to write a one to two page paper about the Life In and Uniqueness Of that city.

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