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ARTICLES THIS WEEK (due 5/1 )

1st Period - ZAC, SYDNEY, LAILA

2nd Period - ADDIE, MICHAEL, BODE

3rd Period - LUKE, TRIP, J.T.

4th Period - LUKE, NICHOLAS, GREYSON

7th Period - DANIEL, HAWKINS

Friday, April 17, 2015

Russia Lesson 4 vocab. (due Monday)



Lesson 4 Vocabulary:

1.   Russian Revolution – A great change in Russia that began in 1917 and led to the overthrow of the Tsars.
2.   Communism – Government that owns all property and businesses; leaders are not elected, but are chosen by the “party.”  
3.   Socialism – Government that wants all people to share economically, but allows free elections and privately owned businesses.
4.   Collective Farm  Large farm worked by hundreds of families.
5.   Karl Marx – German philosopher who believed in Socialism. 
6.   Russia – Country in eastern Europe and northern Asia, largest country in the world.
7.   Totalitarianism – Government where a dictator or small group of people run the country and have complete control.  
8.   Capitalism – Government that allows individuals the freedom to own property and decide how they would like to manage it, and the people elect their leaders.
9.   Lenin – Soviet leader that led the Revolution and started Communism. 
10. Stalin – Soviet dictator that started Totalitarianism.
11.  Soviet Union - Name given to Russia from 1917-1991

Monday, April 13, 2015

Russia Lesson 2 Vocab. (due Wed.)



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.

Friday, April 10, 2015

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

Russia Map (due Monday)


Monday, March 30, 2015

Arabia Lesson 3 vocab. (due Tuesday)



VOCAB. TEST WEDNESDAY!!


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.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Arabia Lesson 2 vocab. (due Monday)



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.