Category Archives: Class Starters

Magna Carta

Class Starter What do you see? Who do you think these men are? What is the document they are presenting to him? What do you think it might contain? This is a charter outlining an agreement between King John and … Continue reading

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Analyzing Historical Sources

View Interactive Poster Primary sources What is historical thinking? (video) source teachinghistory.org

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Political Cartoon Analysis

political_cartoons powerpoint Analyzing Political Cartoons Handout https://docs.google.com/document/d/19-Gu2E-bZXsQdcCdaFsIEuGSqaYT6-7cTu57DIXHDWc/edit?usp=sharing  

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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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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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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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