Friday, November 15
In class today, students completed their end of trimester evaluation and began reading books for their Iran book groups next week.
Tuesday, November 12
Students participated in a recorded discussion about Vali Nasr's "Lessons from the Muslim World."
Thursday, November 7
Students took a quiz on Iran and prepared for Tuesday's recorded discussion.
Wednesday, November 6
Students examined the changing lives of Iranian women since the cultural revolution and the economic situation in Iran by reading two articles and answering questions. Students then prepared for Thursday's quiz by completing the study guide.
Monday, November 4
Students listened to a lecture on the people and politics of Iran.
Thursday, October 31
Students took the Iran Map Quiz before finishing the timeline of modern Iranian events.
Wednesday, October 30
Students learned about Iranian history through 1979 and made a timeline of events.
Monday, October 28
Students gave presentations on various components of the EU and its relationship with Great Britain.
Thursday, October 24
Students shared current events before working on Monday's 2-4 minute presentations on the EU and Great Britain. The rubric for the presentation is here.
Wednesday, October 23
Students shared current events before creating a timeline of foreign politics in Great Britain.
Timelines should reflect the content found in p. 96-99 of the Hauss reading and the guidelines for the domestic timelines below.
Tuesday, October 22
Students shared current events before creating a timeline of domestic politics in Great Britain.
Timelines should include:
Hauus p. 94-96 (see link to the left)
Gordon Brown (domestic policy)
David Cameron (prime minister)
War over NHS
Monday, October 21
Students took a quiz on British political systems. Then, students assigned to Monday current events presented their current events. Finally, students watched an excerpt of Question Time with the Prime Minister from October 16, 2013.
Thursday, October 17
Students worked on the review sheet for Monday's quiz on British political systems.
Wednesday, October 16
Students listened to a lecture about the differences between political parties in Great Britain.
Tuesday, October 15
Today in class, students investigated various components of the British parliament on an interactice whiteboard.
Monday, October 14
Today, students took notes on basic information about Great Britain.
Thursday, October 10
Select a video from Democracy Live and complete the accompanying worksheet to summarize it.
Wednesday, October 9