Thursday, April 11, 2024

People and Culture of North Africa and Southwest Asia: Iran

  

EQ: How have religious and ethnic differences influenced life in Southwest Asia and North Africa?

 Engage:

  1. Arabic
  2. Aramaic
  3. Hebrew
  4. Kurds
  5. Berbers
  6. Persians

Explore:

Explain:

  • How do ethnicities and languages unite and divide the region?
  • How have ethnic differences led to conflict in the Kurdish regions of Southwest Asia?

Evaluate:

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Presidents 1824-1849

 


EQ: Which of these Presidents faced the most challenges?

Engage:

  • None 

Explore:

Explain:

  • Andrew Jackson easily won the popular vote. Why did he fail to win the presidency?
  • What was Jackson’s approach toward the Native population?

Evaluate:

Thursday, April 04, 2024

People and Culture of Southwest Asia: Egypt

 

Can you decode this hieroglyph? 




EQ: How have religious and ethnic differences influenced life in Southwest Asia and North Africa?

Engage:

Explore:

Explain:

  • How has Egypt changed since World War II?
  • How does Egypt's past influence their present?

Evaluate:

Westward Expansion Day 4

 

EQ: What impact did Manifest Destiny have on the growth and development of the Us?

 Game Day:

Monday, April 01, 2024

People and Culture of Central Asia Day 2

   

EQ: How have political and religious changes influenced the cultures of Russia and Central Asia?

Engage:

Explore:

Explain:

  • What religious beliefs do the people of Russia and Central Asia have?
  • How has religious practices changed since the fall of the Soviet Union?
  • What food and arts are common in Russia and Central Asia?

Vocabulary: 

  1. gulags
  2. Cold War
  3. atheism
  4. Warsaw Pact
  5. minority
  6. diversity
  7. pogroms
  8. Silk Road
  9. cultural diffusion
  10. persecution

Evaluate:

Worksheet

7B Vocabulary Assessment

7C Vocabulary Assessment

7A Vocabulary Assessment

Westward Expansion Days 1-3

 EQ: What impact did Manifest Destiny have on the growth and development of the Us?

 Engage:

  1. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
  2. Manifest Destiny
  3. forty-niners
  4. prospect
  5. empresario
  6. merchant,
  7. Gadsden Purchase
  8. abolition
  9. subsistence farming
  10. Santa Fe Trail
  11. California Gold Rush
  12. Oregon Territory
  13. Mormons
  14. Oregon Trail
  15. Donner Party

Explore:

Explain:

  • What was Manifest Destiny?
  • How did the US acquire the Oregon Territory?
  • How did the US acquire Texas?
  • What were the causes of the Mexican-American War?
  • How did the US gain control of the Southwest?
  • Who were some of the famous explorers of the western US?

Evaluate: