School of Athens

School of Athens
School of Athens

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Week of 8/8-10 & 8/13-17

Welcome World History Students. There will be additional information here as the week progresses. You should familiarize yourself with this sight so you know how to access whatever you need for our class. Thanks and Good Luck this year! Mr. Neal


August 9
1. Introduction to class
2. Syllabus (click on syllabus)

August 13:
1. Parent Slip Signed (hand-in)
2. Time Capsule Activity
3. Island Activity

August 15:
1. Greco-Roman Notes pp. 5-11 (click on notes)
2. Greek Philosophers (Hand-out--click on philosophers)
3. Group Government Posters

August 17:
1. Judeo-Christian Ideas pp. 12-17 (click to your right for notes)
2. Greco-Roman & Judeo-Christian Chart
3. Letter or Illustration Activity (Greco Roman & Judeo-Christians See Below)


Judeo-Christian/Greco Roman Activity: SELECT ONE OF THE OPTIONS BELOW:

Write a letter to one of the following: Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Justinian, Pericles, Moses, Jesus, etc...
2 qualities you admire
2 Ideas you agree with
2 Ideas you disagree with or do not understand

OR

Illustrate the principles of the Roman Republic & the Development of Greek Democracy or Judeo-Christian Ideas (ex. Documents, ideas, etc)
Ex. Thematic picture, political cartoon etc.
Due 8/17

August 21
1. Hand-in Greco-Roman/Judeo-Christian Activity
2. Judeo-Christian/Greco-Roman Quiz
3. TBA

1.1. Ancient Greek views of law, reason and faith, and the duties of the individual influence Western political thought.                                         
1.2. Ancient Roman views of law, reason and faith, and the duties of the individual influence Western political thought
1.3. Judeo-Christian views of law, reason and faith, and the duties of the individual influence Western political thought.                                             
1.4. Plato’s Republic influenced the development of Western political ideas.
1.5. Aristotle’s Politics influenced the development of Western political ideas.

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