Monthly Archives: September 2013

Meet the Figures of Raphael’s School of Athens/ “Trial of Socrates” play

Class Starter & Word of the Day:  COPY THE FOLLOWING IN YOUR NOTEBOOK WRITE THE DATE & TOPIC GREEK PHILOSOPHY Philosophy-“Philo-” means love, and “-sophia” means wisdom, so the word “philosophy” really means “the love of wisdom.” Basically, philosophy is … Continue reading

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9/17 Preamble

Class Starter Study the Preamble! Today’s Agenda 1. Class Starter Study the Preamble 2. Turn to the person sitting behind you and practice saying the Peamble. (10 minutes) 3. Locke & Montesquieu PPT. 4. Guided Notes (handout) 5. HW-Who Am … Continue reading

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9/27 Cnnstudentnews.com

Class Starter  Copy the questions 1. What are some examples of what would and would not be affected by a U.S. government shutdown? 2. The terrorist group that claimed responsibility for an attack in Kenya is based in what neighboring … Continue reading

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Forms of Government/Ancient Greece

Word (s) of the Day Directions:  Copy the following  3 Categories of Governments 1) autocracy  2) oligarchy and 3) democracy 1.  autocracy-rule by one  Types dictatorship & monarchy dictatorship, aka totalitarianism Ex. Adolf Hitler, Fidel Castro, Saddam Hussein monarchy-ruled by a … Continue reading

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Greek Myths Prezi

  <iframe src=”http://prezi.com/embed/nmrrhwd2jz62/?bgcolor=ffffff&lock_to_path=0&autoplay=0&autohide_ctrls=0&features=undefined&disabled_features=undefined&#8221; width=”550″ height=”400″ frameBorder=”0″>   Website research Greek gods http://www.mythweb.com/gods/index.html    

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Class Starter Greek Philosophy

Word of the Day Philosophy-“Philo-” means love, and “-sophia” means wisdom, so the word “philosophy” really means “the love of wisdom.” Basically, philosophy is thinking about the world and making sense out of it. Socrates: lived from 469-399 BC, was … Continue reading

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Class Starter Orpheus & Eurydice

Do you think that Theseus was truly a hero? Why or why not? Copy the following on the same entry as today’s Class Starter: Orpheus & Eurydice (Video Vocabulary) Orpheus (OR-fee-us) Eurydice (you-RID-uh-see) wood nymph (minor goddess) Lyre- ancient Greek … Continue reading

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