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! Class Starter 1.  Define popular sovereignty? 2. How does the Preamble support the principle of popular sovereignty?    

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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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Class Starter Creation Myths

Go to the website on Egyptian gods/goddesses.  Identify these gods/goddesses 1) Ra 2) Isis 3) Osiris 4) Ma’at 5) Anubis 6) Horus View animated video of a creation myth Which culture does your story come from? How do they believe … Continue reading

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Class Starter Greek Myths/Orpheus & Eurydice

Class Starter: Respond to the following question. You do NOT need to copy the question. What makes a story worth telling? Think about the best story that you have ever been told by someone or best movie or TV show … Continue reading

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Greek Gods

Class Starter Copy and respond to  questions 1-5 Greek Gods and Goddesses Name                              God/Goddess Of Aphrodite                     … Continue reading

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