MR IPPOLITO’S SEVENTH GRADE HISTORY AWESOME LEARNING GUIDE
Directions: Here’s everything you need to know in Mr. Ippolito’s class.
#1 - State of the Union Address - What is the State of the Union Address? How often is the speech given? What is the purpose of the State of the Union Address? What are some of Obama’s plans for the future? Take this quiz!
#2 - Life of Monks and Nuns - Who was St. Benedict? What were some of the rules that monks and nuns followed? How would modern life be different if we had to follow their rules? What is a manuscript?
#3 - The Vikings - Where are the vikings from? What was one of the easiest target for the vikings? Were the vikings considered civilized? Who did the vikings “beat” to the new world? Watch this video.
#4 - Geography of Medieval Europe - Where can you find the Seine and Loire rivers? Can you label a map of Europe? What is the irony of Greenland and Iceland? What body of water is East of England?Look at this map!!!
#5 - Feudalism - Can you label a social pyramid? Did anybody have social mobility? Who is lower than a peasant? Why wasn’t the king at the top of the pyramid? If your grandfather is a peasant, what are you most likely to be? Forgot what a social pyramid is?
#6 - Origins of the English Language -
What language was spoken by Chaucer? What language do we speak today? Can you name languages that affect our current speech? Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday were named after… What famous piece of literature did Geoffrey Chaucer write?
#7 - Popes and Kings - Why was King John so horrible? What do popes name themselves after? What did William the Conqueror contribute to? How are Pope Gregory VII and King Henry IV associated?
#8 - The Spread of Christianity - Who were the Crusades? What is a pilgrim and what do they have to do with crusades? Why did medieval Europeans go on so many crusades?
#9 - Vocabulary of Medieval Europe - Make sure to know the words on the study guide.
#1 - Hour of Code/Fantasy Geopolitics
#2 - African Storytelling
#3 - Fantasy Geopolitics/World Geography/Current Events
#4 - The Gold/Salt Trade
#5 - African Proverbs
#6 - Mansa Musa
#7 - African Geography - Be prepared to locate on a map where to find:
#8 - Infinite Campus - This standard was simply a check to make sure students knew how to log in to Infinite Campus.
#9 - Ancient China
#10 - Genghis Khan
#11 - Kublai Khan
#12 - The Ming Dynasty
#13 - CNN Student News
#14 - Japanese Geography
#15 - The Yamato and Prince Shotoku:
#16 - Prince Shotoku unifies Japan:
#17 - Shifts in Power:
#18 - The First Shogun:
#19 - The Way of the Samurai:
Q1 FINAL EXAM REVIEW GUIDE - CLICK HERE
Q1 FINAL EXAM REVIEW GUIDE - WHERE DO I FIND THE ANSWERS??
Justice in Ancient Rome, Fall of Rome, Legacy of Rome
Essential questions and big ideas: What does the word justice mean? How did the Roman Republic try to create a just society?
#1 - The Justice Project - assignment is here: http://j.mp/1riNvQr
Rome’s “Twelve Tables of Law”
#2 - Academic Vocabulary - Chapter 1, Section 3 - http://j.mp/1q4M5W1
#3 - Roman Numerals
#4 - The Fall of the Roman Empire
Study Guide for Three-Week Exam is here: http://j.mp/1lCbA25
“Junior High Students Don’t Know 9/11”
This was the lesson we did the day I was out in meetings and you had a sub. We followed this up with a discussion in class upon my return.
#5 - Academic Vocabulary - WEEK FIVE
#6 - Classroom Technology - Students should be able to . . .
#7 - The Legacy of Rome
Essential question: What is the legacy of Rome? What is Rome’s greatest lasting contribution?
Vocabulary: architecture, public works, aqueducts, Hoover Dam, roads, the US Interstate Highway System, sewage, republic, Romance languages, Christianity
#8 - The Rise of Islam