Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Due Friday

1. Please visit the following links on Mohenjodaro and Harappa.

2. Explore the links. Look at photos with explanations.

3. Print/copy 5 photos that you found very interesting/intriguing or surprising.

4. Paste/tape them into your spirals and please explain in a paragraph beneath each photo what it is and why you found it interesting/intriguing, etc.

Links: http://www.mohenjodaro.net


Monday, October 30, 2006

Finish MHD handout/prep for quiz

  • Finish the Mohenjodaro readings and answer the questions (in spiral).
  • Prep for a brief quiz on India (geography mostly, menu and Mohenjodaro)

Saturday, October 28, 2006

Weekend HW Cancelled!


Since I am not feeling well, I didn't get around to posting HW as planned.

Well, you had the Harvest Festival anyway.

So, weekend HW is cancelled!

See you Monday!

I think you can expect a quiz this week (Tuesday!)...


Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Handouts on India, PJ

1. Finish the handouts on India

2. Finish covering your PJ.


P.S. I may not be there tomorrow...if that is the case, I will check all HW in our shortened class Friday.

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

PJ # 4-- Covering the Journal

Cover your journal.

Make sure it has a PICTURE of a place within your Final destination and it has a title like -- THE JOURNEY OF ______ or MY TRAVEL TO _______.


PJ # 3-- Mapping The Journey

Finish making the map of your journey.

Paste/tape it into your journal.

DUE: Tomorrow.

Friday, October 20, 2006

Weekend HW & PJ#2

Please follow the order of this homework posting:
  1. Go to http://members.aol.com/donnclass/Indialife.html
  2. Explore the site and write about FIVE things you found INTERESTING about Ancient India. Please explain why you think they are interesting as well. (2 paragraphs in your spiral)
  3. Then, you may PREVIEW you textbook for CHAPTER 4; Lesson 3. It is an overview of Medieval India.
  4. What is interesting to you from this section? Why? (2 paragraphs/spiral)
Pilgrimage Journal #2--

You will need to choose a FINAL DESTINATION for your pilgrimage, but not everyone will be able to get their first choice. So look up some of the places that interest you from the list below and look them up on wikipedia or another encyclopedia to get some idea of the place.
Then write your top 5 destinations in your pilgrimage journal. Title it: PJ#2/Final Destination Top Choices.

  • Rome (Italy)
  • Istanbul (Turkey)
  • Jerusalem (Israel)
  • Santiago de Campostela (Spain)
  • Mecca (Saudi Arabia)
  • Tangier (Morocco)
  • Djenne (Mali)
  • Angkor Wat (Cambodia)
  • Varanasi (India)
  • Amristar (India)
  • Miyajima (Japan)
  • Lhasa (Tibet)
  • Chang'an (China)
  • Shandong (China)
  • Uluru (Australia)
  • Teotihuacan (Mexico)
  • Uxmal (Mexico)
  • Tikal (Guatemala)
  • Cusco (Peru)

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

PJ #1

Pilgrimage Journal #1

Please transfer the list of places you would like to visit in your lifetime to the first page of your Pilgrimage journal.

Follow these guidelines:

1. Put the date WITHOUT a year (ex: 10/18 or October 18)
2. Put the title "Wish List" on the top line.
3. Simply write the list using bullets or numbers. You may add to the list if you choose.