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ARTICLES THIS WEEK (due 10/31)

1st Period -GIBSON, AUDREY, ETHAN

2nd Period -KATHERINE, ELI, AMANDA

3rd Period - TEIGE, HANNAH, J.T.

4th Period - ALEX, ADELE, TATE

7th Period - CONNOR, LEXI, MICHAEL

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Greece Lesson 3-4 Vocab. (due Friday)



Lesson 3-4 Vocabulary
1.  Assembly - A lawmaking body of government made up of a group of citizens.
2.  Jury - Group of citizens chosen to hear evidence and make a decision in a court of law.
3.  Philosophy - The study of or search for truth, wisdom, and the right way to live.
4.  Peloponnesian War - War fought between Athens and Sparta around 400 BC.
5.  Pericles - Athenian general who led Athens during the war with Sparta.
6.  Socrates - Greek philosopher who discussed laws, customs, values, and religion with students; he was sentenced to death.
7.  Plato - Greek philosopher and student of Socrates.
8.  Parthenon - Temple to the goddess Athena, built on the Acropolis in Athens.
9.  Homer - Ancient Greek blind poet who wrote about the gods.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Greece Lesson 2 vocab. (due Wed.)



Lesson 2 Vocabulary:
1. Polis – A city-state in Ancient Greece.
2. Agora – Central marketplace in Ancient Greek cities.
3. Acropolis – Hilltop fortress in Athens, Greece that was the site of the Parthenon.
4. Oligarchy – Type of government where a small, rich group is in control.
5. Monarchy – Type of government ruled by a king or queen.
6. Democracy – Type of government in which all citizens rule and vote to make decisions.
7. Sparta – Largest ancient Greek city-state which was a harsh place to live, located on the Peloponnesus.
8. Athens – The most powerful ancient Greek city-state where the people enjoyed more freedoms, today’s capital of Greece.

Greece Map (due Tuesday)


Friday, October 24, 2014

Greece Lesson 1 Vocab. (due Monday)



Lesson 1 Vocabulary:
1.  Peninsula - An area of land surrounded by water on three sides.
2.  Harbor - A place along a coast typically used to shelter and protect boats and ships.
3.  Attica - A peninsula in east-central Greece on the Aegean Sea; this peninsula contains Athens.
4.  Peloponnesus - A mountainous peninsula in southern Greece between the Ionian and Aegean seas.
5.  Crete - The largest Greek island;  In the Med. Sea, southeast of Greece.
6.  Rhodes - Greek island east of Crete in the Aegean Sea.
7. Phoenicia - An ancient civilization on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean; used boats and invented alphabet
8.  Colony - Territory that is under another country's control.
9.  Mt. Olympus - Highest mountain in Greece, where the ancient Greeks thought the gods lived.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

India Tests

INDIA VOCAB. TEST WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22

INDIA TEST FRIDAY OCTOBER 24

India Lesson 6 vocab. (done in class)



 Lesson 6 Vocabulary:
1.  Civil Disobedience - A way of protest by calmly refusing to obey a law.
2Green Revolution - Campaign by the government of India in the 1950's to increase farming.
3.  Mohandas Gandhi - Indian political and religious leader, he used nonviolent methods to bring change in India.
4.  Pakistan - Formed in 1947 on the Indian subcontinent when the Muslims moved out.
5.  Bangladesh - Nation formed in 1971 after civil war, formerly "East Pakistan."

Monday, October 13, 2014

India Lesson 5 vocab. (due Tuesday)



Lesson 5 Vocabulary:
1.  Akbar - Ruler of the Mogul Empire in India.
2.  Shah Jahan - Mogul Emperor in India who built the Taj Mahal.
3.  Taj Mahal - A grand tomb in Agra, India built by Shah Jahan to honor his wife.