Mr. Robert GIBBS

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3rd QUARTER

ROBERT GIBBS – 4TH QUARTER

US HISTORY

DATEINSTRUCTIONSRESOURCES
MAY 29 US History Final is on Friday, May 29. At 9 am on that day I will email you all the final. You should return your answers by 9 am on May 30

If you do not receive the final - please contact me by email
MAY 26
MAY 21
MAY 19

2nd Period - West Civilization 2

DATEINSTRUCTIONSRESOURCES
MAY 29 West Civ2 Final is on Tuesday June 2. At 9 am on that day I will email you all the final. You should return your answers by 9 am on May 3
If you do not receive the final - please contact me by email
MAY 26The Crusades

Read the Attached Reading
Do Definitions in #1- then Read - then do the rest of the questions
Resources - Attached Reading - Crusades
MAY 21Review Assessment on Middle Ages

Review the past Assignments since last Review Assessment
and answer the following

1. Why are there few things we can be sure of in the history of Early Medieval Europe?
2. I our world, advances in technology are developed in research labs by the highly educated.
In Early Medieval History these advances were made by poor uneducated serfs.
Why didn't the highly educated make these advances?
3. Name the Five Pillars of Islam and the Seven Sacraments of the Medieval Catholic Church.
Then compare and contrast them. How are they alike, how different?
4. How is St. Francis's form of poverty different from the poverty of the Benedictine Tradition?
5. How did the growth of stronger and more organized kingdoms effect the growth of cities in the High Middle Ages?
6. What does the Hundred Years' War and the Reconquista show about the connection between
war, nationalism and the building of a Nation-State?
Resources-Past Assignment
MAY 19The Rise of Nation States

Watch Attached Video - Rise of Nation States

Define the following
1. Nation-State
2. Nationalism

Identify the following
1. William The Conqueror
2. The Magna Carta
3. Hugh Capet
4. The War of Roses

Short Answer
1. Which were the three first Nation-States in Europe
2. What important thing did the Magna Carta give Englishmen that Americans enjory today
3. What does the Hundred Years' War and the Reconquista show about the connection between war and nationalism
Rise of Nation States
MAY 15Economic Changes Bring The High Middle Ages

Identify the following
1. The High Middle Ages

Define the following
1. Burg
2. Bourgeoisie
3. Charter
4. Capital (money)
5. Guild
6. Apprentice

Short Answer
1. What effect did the Agricultural Revolution (the serfs doubling the food output) have on the population of Europe?
2. How did the growth of stronger and more organized kingdoms effect the growth of cities at the beginning of
the High Middle Ages
3. What effect did the growth of rich trading cities have on Culture?
Resources-Textbook, Internet
MAY 13Attached Reading on the Rule of St. Francis

Do the Definitions - then Read - then answer the rest of the questions
Resources - Attached Reading
MAY 11The Medieval Roman Catholic Church
Watch Attached Video - Medieval Church

Define the Following
1. Clergy
2. The Pope
3. Catholic Cardinals
4. Bishop
5. Abbot
6. Penance
7. Excommunication

Identify the following
1. Benedictine Rule
2. Cluny Reform Movement

Short Answer
1. What views di the Church hold about women?
2. Describe the Seven Sacraments of the Medieval Catholic Church
Resources - Video, Textbook, Internet
MAY 7Reading on Feudalism

Do Definitions in #1 - Then Read - Then to rest of questions
Resources - Attached Reading
MAY 5The European Dark Age

Define the following
1. A Dark Age
Identify the following
1. Clovis
2. Charlemagne
3. Alcuin
4. The Treaty of Verdun
Short Answer
1. What groups led the first wave of invasions of Europe in the 5th Century? What groups where part of the second invasion in the
9th & 10th Centuries?
2. Why are there few things we can be sure of in the Early Medieval History (between 500 and 800) of Europe?
3. The terms Middle Ages or Medieval were coined by Europeans to describe the period from 500 to 1500.
Do you think that other civilizations such as Chinese or Muslim, use the same term for that period?
Why or why not?
Resources - Textbook, Internet
MAY 1The Birth of Islam
Do the Definitions in #1 - Then Read - Then answer the rest of the questions
Islam's birth
APRIL 29Review Assessment for Fall of Rome and Byzantine Empire

Short Answer
1. What are two things the Visigoths and the Vandals have in common and what did these groups have to do with the fall of the Western Roman Empire?
2. Describe the death of the Philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria. How does her death illustrate changes in the culture of the Classical World in the 5th Century?
3. What was the Goths intention when they entered the Roman Empire in 376 CE? What did they end up doing?
4. What were the two reasons that the Byzantine Empire was able to endure so long?
5. Who was the Greatest Byzantine Emperor and what were his three great accomplishments? Which of his accomplishment is still important today.
Resources - Past Assignments
APRIL 27Do #1 Definitions - READ - Answer rest of the questions (Do not look up)The Code of Justinian
APRIL 23Reading on the History of The Byzantine Empire

Do definitions in #1 - Then Read - Then do the other questions 2-4
BYZ History
APRIL 21Reading on The Goths

Do the #1 Definitions - Read - Answer the rest of the questions
Reading on The Goths
APRIL 17Read "Start of the Dark Age"

Do definitions in #1 - Then Read - Then answer rest of questions
Reading resource: Start of The Dark Age
APRIL 16Do the #1 Definitions - Then Read - Then answer the rest of the questionsResource - Attached Reading "Hypatia of Alexandria"
APRIL 14The Fall of Rome?
Read 6,5 in Text or research & watch video
Identify the following -Tell Who/What? and Why?-Use your own words to answer after reading or research and viewing

1. Constantine
2. Theodosius the Great
3. Alaric
4. Attila
5. The Battle of the Catalaunian Plains

Short Answer Questions - Use Complete Sentences
1. Describe the conditions of the Roman Empire in the 4th Century (300 to 399 CE)
2. What are two things the Visigoths and the Vandals have in common?
Resources -Textbook or Research and attached Youtube - "Ten Minute History" Fall of Rome

4th Period - West Civilization 4

DATEINSTRUCTIONSRESOURCES
MAY 29 West Civ4 Final is on Monday June 1 At 12 noon on that day I will email you all the final. You should return your answers by 12 noon on June 2

If you do not receive the final - pleas contact me by email
MAY 26Roman Culture

Read the Attached Reading
Do Definitions in #1 - then Read - then do the rest of the questions
Resources - Attached Reading - Roman Culture
MAY 21Review Assessment - Rome-Republic and Empire

Review the past Assignments since the last Review Assessment

Define the following
1. Dictator
2. Bill of Attainder
3 Bail
4. Mahouts

Identify the following
1. Julius Caesar

Short Answer
1. Why were the plebeians discontented with patrician rule of the Republic?
2. How did the Roman Civil War show a problem with the Republican Aristocracy?
Resources-Past Assignments
MAY 19The End of the Republic and the Rise of the Roman Empire

Define the following
1. Populares
2. Optimates
3. Pax Ronana

Identify the following
1. Tiberius Gracchus
2. Julius Caesar
3. Augustus
4. Hadrian

Short Answer
1. How did the Roman victory in the Punic Wars lead to the conflict between the classes in the Roman Civil War?
2. How did the Roman Civil War show a problem with aristocracy?
Resources-Textbook, Internet
MAY 15Reading - Hannibal's Elephants

Do the 1st definitions - Then Read - Then answer the rest of the questions
Hannibal's Elephants
MAY 13Attached Reading on the Roman Twelve Tables

Do the Definitions - then Read - The answer the rest of the questions
Resources - Attached Reading
MAY 11The Rise of Rome
Define the following
1. Republic
2. Consul
3. Dictator
4. Tribune

Identify the following
1. The Senate
2. Hannibal

Short Answer
1. Rome was originally a small village in the center of the Italian Peninsula. What changes happened to it in the 300 years after it founded a republic?
2. Why were the Plebeians (poor Romans) discontented with Patrician (Roman nobles) rue of the Republic?
3. What great Western Mediterranean power did Rome fight starting in 264 BCE for control of the area?
Resources - Textbook, Internet
MAY 7Review Assessment on Ancient Greeks and the Hellenistic Age

Short Answer
1. Describe one similarity and one difference between the Minoan and Mycenaean Cultures.
2. Describe the progress of Athens government from the usual monarchy to democracy.
(hint - aristocracy, oligarchy, tyranny) How as the change accomplished without much fighting ?
3. How did Pericles and Aspasia create the Athenian Golden Age ? How were they able to pay for it?
4. Who was Alcibiades and how did the hurt Athens in the Peloponnesian Wars?
5. What are the three types of Classical Greek Columns?
6. How many battles did Alexander the Great win against the Great Persian Empire? What were their names?
7. What great building made the city of Alexandria in Egypt the center of learning and culture in the Hellenistic Age?
Resources - Past Assignment
MAY 5The Conquests of Alexander the Great

First Google "Activity Map of Alexander's Conquests" - Use the maps to follow the Reading
Then do Definitions before you begin - Read the Reading on "The Conquests of Alexander the Great" - The do all the questions
Resources- Attached Reading, Internet
MAY 1Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Age
Identify the following
1. Philip II of Macedonia
2. Aristotle
3. Bucephlalus
4. Euclid
5. The Stoic School of Philosophy

Short Answer - Be sure to watch the attached video
1. Who built the great Egyptian city of Alexandria, that was the center of learning in the Hellenistic Age?
2. Describe the Great Library of Alexandria
3. Why was the Great Library of Alexandria destroyed?
Resources- attached video on the Great Library, Textbook, Internet
APRIL 29Classical Greek art of the Athenian Golden Age
Watch the attached video and answer the following
Identify the following
1. Socretes
2. Plato
3. Aristotle
4. The Parthenon
5. Venus de Milo
Short Answer
1. Why is Classical Greek Pottery called a "Window to the Past"?
2. What are the three types of Classical Greek Columns?
Resources - Attached video, textbook, internet
APRIL 27Do A Definitions - READ - Answer the rest of the questions
The Peloponnesian War
APRIL 23The Persian War and the Golden Age of Athens

Identify the following
1. The Persian War
2. Marathon
3. Leonidas
4. Themistocles
5. Aspasia
Define the following
1. A Golden Age

Short Answer
1. Why did Darius, the Great King of Persia send a small army to attack Athens?
2. How did Pericles, the Great Leader of Athenian democracy create a Golden Age? How did he pay for it?
Resources - Textbook and Internet
APRIL 21Reading on Spartan Civilization

Do the first Definitions - Read - Answer the rest of the questions
Attached Reading
APRIL 17Define the following - You may use a synonym or diagram
1. Polis
2. Monarchy
3. Aristocracy
4. Oligarchy
5. Tyranny
6. Democracy

Identify the following
1. Zeus
2. Solon

Shot Answer
1. Describe the progress of Athens government from the usually monarchy to democracy. How was this accomplished without to much fighting?
APRIL 16Do the #1 Definitions - Then Read - Then answer the rest of the questionsResource - Attached Reading "Mycenaean Culture"
APRIL 14Early People of the Aegean - Pre-Greeks
Read 5,1 in Text or research & watch video
Identify the following - Tell Who/What? and Why?-Use your own words to answer after readint or research and viewing
1. Knossos
2. Minos
3. Mycenae
4. The Trojan War
5. Illiad

Short Answer-Use complete sentences
1. Describe one similarity and one difference between the Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations
2. Do you think the Trojan War epics of Homer are a reliable source of information about the Mycenaeans? Why or Why not?
Resources-Textbook or Research and attached Youtube- "Minoans and Mycenaeans"-MrHurdleHistory

5th Period - AP Geography

DATEINSTRUCTIONSRESOURCES
MAY 29 The Final in AP-Geog will be on June 2. At 12 noon on that day I will email you all the final. You should return your answer by 12 noon on June 3

If you do not receive the Final - please contact me by email
MAY 26After you have completed Unit 6 Vocabulary #1, 2, 3
Complete the Unit 6 Progress Check MCQ in the AP Classroom
Resources - AP Classroom
MAY 21Preparing for Unit 6 Progress Checks

Define the following
1. Christaller's Central Place Theory
2. Megacity
3. World City
4. Connectivity
5. Middle Class Flight
6. Zoning
7. Brownfields
8. Sustainable development
9. Ecological Footprint
10. New Urbanism
11. Gravity Model
Resources-Textbook, Internet
MAY 192nd group of definitions in Unit 6-Urban Pattern

Define the following
1. Census Tract
2. Filtering
3. Public Housing
4. Redlining
5. Squatter Settlement - barrios, fevelas, butees. kampons
6. Underclass
7. Urban Renewal
8. Annexatioon
9. Edge City
Resources-Textbook, Internet
MAY 15Begin Study of Unit 6 - Urban Patterns

Define the Following
1. Urbanization (and reasons for it)
2. Agricultural Village
3. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)
4. Micropolitan Statistical Area
5. Central Business District (CBD)
6. Concentric Zone Urban Model
7. Sector Urban Model
8. Latin American Model
9. Griffin-Ford Model
10. McGee Model
MAY 13Write a paragraph about you test experience for Bonus Credit
Complete Unit 4 and Unit 5 FRQs
Resources - AP Classroom

Be sure to keep corrected assignments to look back to for upcoming Review Assessment
MAY 11Review for AP Test on Tuesday
Complete Unit Progress Checks 4 & 5
Resources- AP Classroom, Textbook, Internet
MAY 7Review for AP Test on March 12

In the AP Classroom
Finish Unit 4 FRQ & MCQ and continue on to Unit 5 FRQ & MCQ
Resource - Text, Internet, AP Classroom
MAY 5Review for Test May 12

Be Sure to do both Unit 4 Progress Checks MCQ & FRQ
When done you can go on to Unit 5 Progress Checks
Resources - AP Classroom
APRIL 29Review for Test
Do Unit 3 Progress Check MCQ & Unit 3 Progress Check FRQ
Resource - AP Classroom
APRIL 27Review for AP Test
Do Unit 3 Progress Check MCQ
Resources - AP Classroom
APRIL 23 In AP Classroom - Complete Unit 2 Progress Check MCQ for Bonus Points and Unit 2 Progress Check FRQ for grade - These should be done by Friday 4/24
APRIL 21Go to AP Classroom

You need to finish Unit 1 Progress Check MCQ for Bonus Credit
And Unit 1 Progress Check FRQ for grading - I think some need to check to make sure they have submitted their work
And then go on the Unit 2 Progress Check MCQ and Unit 2 Progress Check FRQ - These need to be done by Wednesday
APRIL 17Do Unit 1 Progress Check MCQ for Bonus Points (Ok Pat, Santy and Jimmy) and then Unit 1 Progress Check FRQ for Practice.

I will give you a FRQ to be graded on Tuesday
Resources - AP Classroom
APRIL 16AP Classroom assignment - Unit 1 MC 1
A few people still need to complete - Review due 4/14
Resource - AP Classroom
APRIL 14We have been informed of changes in the 2020 AP Exam for Human Geography
This year's Exam will:
1. Be available for students to take at home.
2. Be delivered to students online, an can be taken with a smartphone, laptop, tablet, or Chromebook
3. Include only 2 FRQ that will take 45 minuets to complete
4. Be open book/notes, but will not permit any consultations
5. Be held on May 12 (with a makeup option on June 1
6. Include only topics in Units 1-5
Unit 1 - Thinking Geographically
Unit 2 - Migrations
Unit 3- Cultural Patterns & Process
Unit 4- Political Patterns & Process
Unit 5- Agriculture
7. The test will still allow you to earn college credit and these changes are supported by college admission officers
We will begin reviewing to prepare for the mostly using the AP Classroom
You should go to your Myap (google myap) - Check the "Corona virus updates" and then go to the AP Classroom and do the Review due 4/14
If you have a problem - email me