Monday, April 7
Reminder to email when you are ready to have any of your Aztec, Inca notes or essay checked. I will not go look at your documents until you alert me to. DO NOT reshare the document - please just email to let me know if notes need to be corrected. Remember that when you make your Google doc for your essay, that you share it with psburger. You MUST sent me a separate email to let me know when it is complete and ready for correcting.
Evaluation of sources of Information for Aztec and Inca unit. In-class. Participation points.
- For the Aztec and Inca unit, how many main sources of information did we use?
- What was (were) the main sources(s) of information?
- Why weren't the Aztec written language and arts sections in the notes filled in?
- List other sources of information we used.
- What other sources of information could we have used?
The point? One source of information can be misleading or incomplete.
The First Americans TCI Textbook Lesson
READ Setting the Stage silently at first and then class reading and discussion.
Examine European territorial land claims map in text.
- Look at map In which European territory is current day Iowa located?
- Discuss: student ancestry of any Native American including Mexico and Central America, Discuss student ancestry of France, Spain, Britain, Netherlands. Discuss student ancestry of other European or world ancestries.
READ Introduction - Do the activity with it (in-class only)
Look at wilderness pic and answer questions - clothing, tools to catch food, and shelter.
Tuesday, April 8
LOOK at the map of the major cultural regions
Then READ the following sections and work in the worksheet provided. 15 points + 1 timeliness point.
Section 9 Southwest Native Americans
Section 11 Eastern Woodlands Native Americans
Section 12 Southeast Native Americans
Caribbean Indians (mainly the Taino) information in handout need to get from Miss B. NOT in TCI and Miss B cannot make a digital version of the handout.
If you were absent this day, please printout the document below (provided as embedded doc and file) and carefully read the directions to work on it properly. Due end of class Wednesday. Timeliness date Friday, April 10.
Wednesday, April 9
Due end of class Wednesday.
Thursday, April 10
VIEW 1500's political map of European country boundaries in first TCI chapter in Setting the Stage.
Google Earth practice activity in class - marking the following countries with a placemark pushpin:
Portugal, Spain, France, Netherlands, England
Students then LOCATE and LABEL the countries PLUS the Atlantic Ocean on a map of Europe and a World map. 12 points
Notice that on the World map you will need to draw lines out from each country and write on the line. We have done this in class before.
Maps available from Miss B or download below.
Absent students MUST make up the map work, they do NOT have to make up the Google Earth activity.
Friday, April 11
Prior to the video, students wrote answers to the following questions: (5 points)
What motivated you to come to school today?
What motivates you to participate in activities of any kind?
What motivates you to eat?
What motivates you to spend money?
What does motivate mean?
During or after the video, students should keep in mind and answer the following: (5 points)
1. List the reasons Europeans will be motivated to conquer and or/move to the Americas (from both Rulers and Commoners perspectives)
2. What is the purpose for watching this video?
Students who were absent need to make up the questions on motivation and watch the video and answer the questions about the video. Students should put their answers on their own paper. For students who have internet that struggles with streaming or who do not have internet at home, need to let me know and I will get a copy for them to view. Students need to turn in assignment to Miss Burger
Watch only until 29:29 Must use link below to view video.