Daily Archives: August 4, 2013

Class Starter A Survivor’s Account of the Holocaust

Class Starter Assignment Define the word genocide.  According to Ms. Silbiger, how did the genocide of the Holocaust differ from more recent acts of genocide in Rwanda, Darfur, and Kosovo? Locate Auschwitz (Oswiecim, Poland) on a map. Description Lilli Silbiger recounts … Continue reading

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HW Alexander the Great Biography

HW- Due before tomorrow’s class. You can post your outline here on the class blog, submit it on edmodo, or create it on penzu.com, and email it to me. View the Biography video clip Alexander the Great.  Read the article … Continue reading

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Bell Ringer: Alexander the Great

Author John Prevas discusses Alexander the Great, including his army, empire, and eventual downfall. (6 mins) Bell Ringer Assignment Answer questions 1-6 Why was Alexander Great? How much gold did he acquire from the treasury of the Persian Empire? Describe … Continue reading

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Magna Carta

1297 Magna Carta video clip Directions:  Before viewing the video clip read the following questions. Name some of the principles included in the Magna Carta of 1215. Why did the Pope object to the original Magna Carta? What was the advantage … Continue reading

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