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2010-2011 HOMEWORK

Wed. & Thurs., Aug. 18th & 19th:
Due by Thurs. and/or Fri., Aug. 26th (A Day) and/or 27th (B Day)
1.  With your parent/guardian, review the course syllabus
2.  Get your parent/guardian signature on the syllabus and return to class
3.  Get a core binder (3", 3-ring), with 5 dividers/tabs for Global Studies
     *  see course syllabus for more details
     *  Global Studies Syllabus

Fri. & Mon., Aug. 20th & 23rd:
Due by Tues. and/or Wed., Aug. 24th (A Day) and/or 25th (B Day)
1.  read provided geography terms
2.  label geography terms on provided world map
3.  label 7 continents and major bodies of water on world map

Tues. & Wed., Aug. 24th & 25th:
1.  Parent/guardian signed syllabus
2.  Core binder with 5 dividers/tabs:
     *  notes
     *  handouts
     *  graded work
     *  current events
     *  journals

Thurs. & Fri., Aug. 26th & 27th:
1.  Study for geography quiz for next class period
2.  Complete/fill-in geography bingo cards by writing the answers to each
     statement within the square
     Geography Bingo Card

Mon. & Tues., Aug. 30 & 31st:
1.  None

Wed. & Thurs., Sept. 1st & 2nd:
1.  Begin work on essay: comparing American cultural norms to world
     cultural norms.
     *  see handout for more directions
         Comparing Cultural Norms: chart and essay directions
     *  due: Wed., Sept. 8th (A day) or Thurs., Sept. 9th (B day)

Fri. & Tues., Sept. 3rd & 7th:
1.  Complete essay: comparing American cultural norms to world
     cultural norms.
     *  see handouts for more directions
         Comparing Cultural Norms: chart and essay directions
         Paragraph Writing for Culture Essay
     *  due: Wed., Sept. 8th (A day) or Thurs., Sept. 9th (B day)

Wed. & Thurs., Sept. 8th & 9th:
1.  Read pages 1-7 from the Global Studies Reader - the Middle East.
     Reading section covers the People and Geography of the Middle East.
2.  Answer section 1 review questions, 1-8 on page 7
3.  To download the Global Studies Reader:
     *  click on the link, "Global Studies Reader" on the left side of this page
     *  once on the Global Studies Reader page, again, click on the "Global
         Studies Reader" link
     *  you are now on the "Academics" page of the WHS website
     *  click on "Curriculum Downloads", located on the left side of the page
     *  scroll down to "Middle East" readers and click on the first Middle
         East reader, pages 1-18
     *  your computer will need to have Adobe Reader software in order to
         be able to download the reading packet.  If you do not have this on
         your computer, you can download the software program, for free,
         from the internet.  To download Adobe Reader got to:
         www.adobe.com/products/reader/ and click on "Get Adobe Reader"
     *  suggestions: save the reading packet on your computer so that you do
         not have to download each time you have a homework assignment,
         OR, print the reader so you do not have to download it each time

Fri. & Mon., Sept. 10th & 13th:
1.  Read New York Times Article and answer the reading review q's
     New York Times Article on "Taarof" and Reading Q's
     *  answer questions with complete sentences

Tues. & Wed., Sept. 14th & 15th:
1.  From the Global Studies Reader (see directions to accessing the reader
     from Sept. 8 & 9 homework entry), read pages 14-17 on Judaism and
     Christianity
     *  answer questions 1-7 on page 17

Thurs. & Fri., Sept. 16th & 17th:
1.  From the Global Studies Reader (see directions to accessing the reader
     from Sept. 8 & 9 homework entry), read pages 20-26 on Islam
     *  answer questions 1-7 on page 26

Mon. & Tues., Sept. 20th & 21st:
1.  If timeline of major Middle Eastern events is not completed during class
     time, this assignment needs to be completed at home, to be turned-in
     next class period
2.  From the Global Studies Reader, read pages 26-30 on Centuries of
     Turmoil
     *  answer questions 1-8 on page 30

Wed. & Thurs., Sept. 22nd & 23rd:
1.  If you did not finish answer the reading review questions in class, this
     assignment is homework:
    *  G.S. Reader, section: "Imperialism and Nationalism", pages 34 - 39,
         q's 1-7
2.  From the G.S. Reader...
     *  read pages 66-70
     *  start at "Part 1: Middle East in the World"
     *  end at "Birth of Israel"
     *  answer the bold, itallicized questions for each paragraph
     *  there are a total of 6 questions

Fri. & Mon., Sept. 24th & 27th:
1.  None :)

Tues. & Wed., Sept. 28th & 29th:
1.  From the Global Studies reader, read pages 70-77: "The Birth of
     Israel" and "The Middle East in the Cold War"
     *  STOP at "The US and Iran"
     *  take cornell notes on the reading section

Thurs. & Fri., Sept. 30th & Oct. 1st:
1.  None

Mon. & Tues., Oct. 4th & 5th:
1.  Read from the G.S. Reader:
     -  pages 77-82
     -  start: "U.S. and Iran"
     -  stop: end of page 82
     -  answer 11, bold, and itallicized questions

Wed. & Thurs., Oct. 6th & 7th:
1.  Read from the G.S. Reader:
     -  pages 83-97 (entire section of Pt. II)
     -  complete handout, "Pt. II Study Guide")
     -  due: Tues. and Wed., Oct. 12th & 13th

Fri. & Mon., Oct. 8th & 11th:
1.  Read from the G.S. Reader:
     -  pages 83-97 (entire section of Pt. II)
     -  complete handout, "Pt. II Study Guide")
     -  due: Tues. and Wed., Oct. 12th & 13th

Tues. & Wed., Oct. 12 & 13th:
1.  Complete the "Focusing Your Thoughts" and "Your Option Five"
     worksheet. 
     *  use the reader, pages 99-107 to assist you
2.  Begin to study for your unit test by reviewing the test review sheet.
     *  bring a highlighter to class next class period, we will highlight info
         from the notes, graded work and handout sections of your binder that
         go with the information from your review sheet

Thurs. & Fri., Oct. 14th & 15th:
1.  Study for unit test on the Middle East
     *  A Day student test = Mon., Oct. 18th
     *  B Day student test = Tues. Oct. 19th
2.  Read and review highlighted information from your binder (notes,
     graded work and handout sections of binder)
3.  Make Match Cards to use in your studying
     ME test review match cards

Mon. & Tues., Oct. 18th & 19th:
1.  End of unit (ME) = no homework
2.  If you have a ME reader (white book) at home, please return it to the
     classroom ASAP!!!!

Wed. & Thurs., Oct. 20th & 21st:
1.  Read from the Global Studies Reader - ASIA
     *  pages 1-5
     *  answer questions 2-6 on page 5
2.  If you have a ME reader (white book) at home, please return it to the
     classroom ASAP!!!!

Fri. & Mon., Oct. 22nd: & Oct. 25th:
1.  Complete section 2 reading review q's (wksht provided) from the
      reader, pages 5-11
      Enduring Traditions, section 2 reading review q's

Tues. & Wed., Oct. 26th & 27th:
1.  Prepare for binder check for next class period

Thurs. & Fri., Oct. 28th & 29th:
1.  complete handout:
     *  how would each philosopher respond to a contemporary situation?
     Collage Activity and Contemporary Situations wksht

Mon. & Tues., Nov. 1st & 2nd:
1.  Read from the GS Reader (Asia/China reader) pages 15-21
2.  Answer questions 1-6 on page 21

Wed. & Thurs., Nov. 3rd & 4th:
1.  Read from the GS Reader (Asia/China reader) pages 21-26
     ("Roots of the Revolution")
2.  Answer questions 2-7 on page 26

Fri. & Mon., Nov. 5th & 8th:
1.  Read from the GS Reader pages 29-32 ("People's Republic of China")
2.  Answer questions 1-6 on page 32

Tues. & Wed., Nov. 9th & 10th:
1.  Read from the GS Reader, pages 32-37 ("Economic Development")
2.  Answer questions 1-7 on page 37


Mon. & Tues., Nov. 15th & 16th:
1.  Read from the GS Reader, pages 37-41 ("Changing Patterns of Life")
2.  Answer questions 1-6 on page 42

Wed. & Thurs., Nov. 17th & 18th:
1.  Begin work on writing a 5-paragraph essay/editorial on the effects of
     industrialization of China
2.  Writing prompt:
      "Has industrialization improved the lives of the Chinese?  Why or
        why not?"

Homework: due next class period
3.  Create and write an outline for your essay/editorial
4.  Write a thesis statement, with 3 supporting facts/examples to
      your
opinion of the writing prompt

5.  Detailed directions for essay/editorial:
     Analytical Essay on China directions
6.  Evidence to use for essay/editorial:
     *  GS Reader (China)
     *  news articles from class:
         News Article re: Tainted Products in China  (word doc.)
         Economic Effects on China's Environment articles (word doc.)
         Two Cheers for Sweatshops article (word doc.)
         hyperlinks to news articles:
         http://www.nytimes.com/library/magazine/home/20000924mag-sweatshops.html
         http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/05/0516_050516_chinaeco.html
         http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/11/world/asia/11beijing.html
     *  videos from class:
         -  Discovery Times Channel: "Getting Rich"
         -  Discovery Times Channel: "Food is Heaven"
         -  info for each video (hyper link):
             http://www.nytimes.com/packages/html/specials/chinarises/gettingrich/CREDITS_FEATURE/alt_00.html

Fri. & Mon., Nov. 19th & 29th:
1.  Write final draft of your essay on the effects of China's industrialization
      on its people
2.  Due:
     *  Tues., Nov. 30th - A day
     *  Wed., Dec. 1st - B day

Tues. & Wed., Nov. 30th & Dec. 1st:
1.  Read, "Japan Becomes a World Power", pages 114-121
2.  Answer questions 2-8
     *  for question 8, write 1 paragraph

Thurs. & Fri., Dec. 2nd & 3rd:
1.      If partners have not finished comic strips for:
      a.      
Feudal Japan
      b.     
Meiji Restoration
      c.      
Japanese Empire and WWII
    * 
Then, it’s homework
2.     
For each event you need:
      a.      
title
      b.     
characters or symbols
      c.      
voice bubbles
      d.     
details
      e.      
captions (use Student Handout 2.2A)
      f.       
color
      g.     
summary of each event (back side of paper) (3 sentences long, use
            Student Handout 2.2A)
      h.     
3-4 pictures/frames for each event

Mon. & Tues., Dec. 6th & 7th:
1.      Be prepared to turn-in a completed comic book of Japanese historic
      events.
2.     
If partners have not finished comic strips for:
     * Allied Occupation
     * Foundations for Economic Successes (1950's & 1960's)
     * Economic Miracle (1970's & 1980's)
        Then, it’s homework
3.   For each event you need:
      a.       Title
      b.      characters or symbols
      c.      
voice bubbles
      d.     
details
      e.      
captions (use Student Handout 2.2A)
      f.       
color
      g.      
summary of each event (back side of paper) (3 sentences long, use 
            Student Handout 2.2A)
      h.      
3-4 pictures/frames for each event

W
ed. & Thurs., Dec. 8th & 9th:
1.  Study for Fall Semester Final:
     *  make flash cards for geography and culture terms
     *  review the flash cards (study!)
         2010 Fall Semester Final review sheet
2.  Bring new, blank flash cards to class next period

Fri. & Mon., Dec. 10th & 13th:
1.  Study for Fall Semester Final:
     *  print flash cards below:
         Flash Cards for ME unit  
     *  review flash cards (on your own, at home)
2.  For day of final, you can use a "cheat sheet":
     *  8 1/2 X 11" paper (2 sides)
     *  handwritten





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