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ARTICLES THIS WEEK (due Jan. 30 )

1st Period -REED, AUDREY, AVA

2nd Period -CHASE, ELI, MICHAEL

3rd Period - TEIGE, REID, HALEY

4th Period - LIBBY, PRISCA, MADDOX

7th Period - JILLIAN, MICHAEL, AMILYA

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Middle Ages Lesson 4 Vocab. (due Monday)



Lesson 4 Vocabulary:

1.  Monk – Man who devotes his life to religion.
2.  Monastery – Community in which monks live.
3.  Nun – Woman who devotes her life to religion.
4.  Convent – Community in which nuns live.
5.  Benedict – Italian monk who made laws for all monks.
6.  Magna Carta – Legal document written by English Lords in 1215 that limited the rights of the king.
7.  Saints – Men or women thought to be especially holy.
8.  Cathedral – A large Christian church.
9.  Pilgrimage – A journey for a religious purpose.
10.  Crusades – Battles fought over the Holy Land between Christians and Muslims.
11.  Guilds – Organization of workers who perform the same trade or craft.
12.  King John I – King of England who reluctantly signed the Magna Carta in 1215.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Middle Ages Lesson 2 vocab. (due Friday)



Lesson 2 Vocabulary:

1.  Middle Ages – Period of history in Europe from 500-1500 AD
2.  Manor – Large, self-sufficient estate given to a lord and worked by serfs.
3.  Serf – Person required to work on a lord’s or vassal’s manor.
4.  Feudalism – System during the Middle Ages of organizing and governing society based on land and service.
5.  Lord – A noble, given a fief by a king, who owned and controlled all activities on his manor.
6.  Vassal – A noble who usually was given part of a fief by his lord in exchange for loyalty and service.
7.  Fief – Property given to a lord or vassal in exchange for loyalty and service.
8.  Charlemagne – King of the Franks during the late 700’s AD.
9.  Aachen – Capital of Charlemagne’s empire when he ruled the Franks; today in Germany.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Europe Map (label but DON'T COLOR!!)


Middle Ages Lesson 1 Vocab. (due Wed.)



Lesson 1 Vocabulary:
1.  Europe - Continent north of Africa between Asia and the Atlantic Ocean.
2.  Eurasia - Large landmass that includes both continents of Europe and Asia.
3.  Temperate - Moderate or mild in temperature.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

S.S. MIDTERM EXAM

FOR THE S.S. EXAM (WEDNESDAY 12/17), STUDY THE FOLLOWING:

ALL OLD TESTS FROM EGYPT, MESOPOTAMIA, INDIA, GREECE AND ROME AS WELL AS THE MAPS OF THE WORLD AND ITALY.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Rome Vocab. Lesson 4 (done in class)



ROME VOCAB. TEST WEDNESDAY

Lesson 4 Vocabulary:
1.  Bishop – A church official who leads a large group of Christians in a particular region
2.  Pope – The bishop, or church leader, of Rome and head of the Roman Catholic Church
3.  Architecture – The science of planning and constructing buildings
4.  Constantine – Roman emperor who favored Christianity

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Rome Lesson 3 Vocab. (due Monday)



Lesson 3 Vocabulary
1.  Pax Romana - Period of peace that began with the rule of Augustus and lasted 200 years.
2.  Civil War - War between groups within a country.
3.  Dictator - Ruler with absolute power.
4.  Aqueduct - High, arched structure built to carry water over long distances.
5.  Julius Caesar - Roman general who became dictator in 45 BC.
6.  Gladiator - Roman athlete forced to fight for the entertainment of the public.
7.  Census - Periodic count of all the people living in an area.
8.  Cleopatra - Ruler of Egypt who sided with Caesar in the Roman civil war.
9.  Augustus - First Roman emperor, won the civil war following the assassination of Julius Caesar, unified the empire.
10. Colosseum - Large stadium in ancient Rome where athletic events took place.
11.  Pantheon - Large, domed temple built in ancient Rome to honor the gods/goddesses.