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ARTICLES THIS WEEK (due THURSDAY 4/10 )


1st Period - THEA, DYLAN, KRISTEN, CARTER K.

2nd Period - CORBIN, DAVIS, MAGGIE, LAUREN

3rd Period -JESSE, MATTIE, JENNA, SKYLER

4th Period -PAUL, ANNA, JACE, ANNABEL W.

7th Period - GRANT, GREY, CASEY, WILL G
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Russia Lesson 2 Vocab.



Lesson 2 Vocabulary:
1.  Oppression – Ruling or governing unjustly.
2.  Moscow – The capital and largest city in Russia.
3.  St. Petersburg – Russian port city on the Baltic sea, was called “Leningrad” during the time of the Soviet Union.
4.  Tsarthe supreme ruler of Russia until the Russian Revolution
5.  Abolition – doing away with.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Russia Lesson 1 Vocab. (done in class)



Lesson 1 Vocabulary:
1.  Tundra – treeless plain in Northern Russia which has little vegetation; contains permafrost
2.  Permafrost – Permanently frozen ground
3.  Steppe – Grassy, fertile plain
4.  Taiga – Forests of evergreen trees
5.  Deciduous Forest – forests of trees that shed leaves each year

Monday, March 31, 2014

Arabia Lesson 3 vocab. (due Thurs.)



Lesson 3 Vocabulary:

1.   Caliph – Muslim leader with political and religious authority.

2.   Mosque – Muslim place of worship.

3.   Algebra – Type of mathematics to which Muslims made great contributions.

4.   Astrolabe – Instrument perfected by Muslims that is used to figure out the position of the stars.

5.   Baghdad – Capital of the Muslim caliphate for many years, present day capital of Iraq.

Arabia Lesson 2 vocab. (due Tues.)



Lesson 2 Vocabulary:

1.   Islam – Religion of Muslims based on the teachings of Muhammad.
2.   Quran – Holy book of Islam, believed to contain teachings of God to Muhammad.
3.   Kaaba – Religious temple in Mecca that became sacred to Muslims.
4.   Hijra – Migration of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina in 622 AD.
5.   Five Pillars – The 5 basic duties of all Muslims.
6.   Pilgrimage – Journey for a religious purpose.
7.   Muhammad – Founder of Islam.
8.   Mecca – City in Arabia believed to be the birthplace of Muhammad, today the most holy city of Islam.
9.   Medina – Arabian city that Muhammad migrated to.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Arabia Lesson 1 vocab. (due Friday)



Lesson 1 Vocabulary:

1.   Arabia – A large peninsula in southwestern Asia.

2.   Persian Gulf – Body of water east of Arabian Peninsula that separates Arabia from Iran.

3.   Arabian Sea – Body of water south of Arabia that lies between Arabia and India.

4.   Red Sea – Narrow body of water west of Arabian Peninsula between Arabia and Africa.

5.   Oasis – Watered area in a desert typically by a spring.

6.   Yemen – Present day country in southwest Arabia.

7.   Petra – Ancient Arabian city of trade, in present-day country of Jordan.

8.   Caravan – Group of people and animals traveling together for safety.