Grade 8 – Classical Greece

The week of January 19 to 23, 2015

Monday – Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, NO SCHOOL

Videos to review:

The Persians and the Greeks, Crash Course World History #5  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-mkVSasZIM&index=5&list=PLBDA2E52FB1EF80C9

Alexander the Great, Crash Course World History #5  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LsrkWDCvxg&list=PLBDA2E52FB1EF80C9&index=8

The Silk Road and Ancient Trade, Crash Course #9  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfe-eNq-Qyg&list=PLBDA2E52FB1EF80C9&index=9

Homework:

Section Assessment 4, 1 to 7, page 133, January 21, 2015

Section Assessment 5, 1 to 7, page 143, January 23, 2015

Projects:

Finish Greek Map Presentations on Tuesday. Each student will prepare a map related to some aspect of Greek history and be able to explain the map orally.

Due Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Greek Leaders, this includes a written and oral report on a person of importance in Greek history, students need to request a person and have it approved by their teacher. Requests may be sent to: dcozart@discoveryschool.edu.hn

Reading:

Glencoe World History, Chapter 4, Sections 4 and 5, pages 126 to 145.

A photographer, a journalist, and an architect from Russia will visit our class on January 23, 2015.

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