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The Purpose: Being able to find new
knowledge and understanding how to fit it into what you already
know is a big part of what this class is all about. While we
work on the high points of the Mesopotamian culture, there is so
much more out there to discover! All of History6 will be working
on different projects. Part of a project is group work and part
is individual. Some of the project will be done in school. Some
HAS to be done at home. At the end of the time, you will have:
at the key problem given for your project, figured out how
to attack it, and made a plan for answering it in a story
Practiced your researching skills using materials from the
library, from the materials I have given you and from the
out which details and information could be helpful and
written them in note taking form.
with your smaller group to post information that could help
you all on the Wiki.
an one page paper making sure you used citations at the
some sort of physical at home to bring to school.
your group, do a five minute presentation to explain your
project to the others in your class.
26-Mar. 3: Religion and Code of Hammurabi in class. Project:
Pick topic and who you are going to work with. Finish up
Religion and Code of Hammurabi.
- Mar. 5-
9: Do the analysis of problem and receive printed materials
folder from me on your first day in the library. Work in
library for two class days, gathering information and making
notes. At the end of the week, we will finish have finished
the Geography Powerpoint and talked about Writing. That
Friday, the laptops are booked so you can write start to
your write your report in class. Homework: At home, you
will need to start to work on your model so that you have
some time to do a good quality product.
12-14: In class, Trade and World View (20 minutes max per
day.) Finish writing your story and print it out at school .
Too, you will have time to work with your group.
15- MARCH 16: Presentation Days! (These are Thursday and
Book Quiz: March 19, March 20. (I will give you all the
multiple choice questions ahead of time!)
But what am I
responsible for and what will I be graded on? Good
questions. Here we are!
Analysis of Your Problem: Figure out what information you
need to research, what key words or ideas will help you,
what kinds of print materials you will have to read or make
a copy of. (2pts)
on Task in the Library (2pts)
Essay Question (Done during part of the open book test) (4
Uploading important information and resources to the Wiki so
that all the group could use it. (Balance and everyone
working equally is going to be very important here!) (2pts)
One Page Realistic Fiction Paper. Half of the grade will be
on if you wrote it well and the other half on the content.
This is your work ONLY! (8pts)
book short answer test. (5pts)