Opium War Background

HIST: B-Day, Thu., 5/29/14
Agenda:

  1. Brief lecture: Background to modern China
  2. Video: A Gentleman’s Trade (c. 8 min.)
  3. Discussion of opium trade
  4. Introduction to trial activity

Homework due next class (Mon., 6/2): Read handout on the first Opium War. On a T-chart, write out the main grievances of each side in complete sentences. Write 3-5 sentences discussing whether the Treaty of Nanjing was fair. Use specific provisions of the treaty as examples. (10 pts.)

Corporate Responsibility Web Project, Cont’d

ECON: A/B-Day, Wed., 5/28/14-Thu., 5/29/14
Agenda:

  1. Continue research
  2. Design page

Homework due next class: None. Web page due Mon., 6/2 at beginning of class. (100 pts.)

Dynastic China Essay Test

HIST: A-Day, Wed., 5/28/14
Agenda:

  1. Take test (200 pts.)

Homework due next class (Thu., 5/29): None.

Corporate Responsibility Web Project, Cont’d

ECON: C-Day, Tue., 5/27/14
Agenda:

  1. Review of Final Blueprint requirements
  2. Continue research
  3. Design page

Homework due next class: None. Web page due Mon., 6/2 at beginning of class. (100 pts.)

Ming and Qing Dynasties

HIST: B-Day, Fri., 5/23/14
Agenda:

  1. Homework discussion: Partners/Class
  2. Engineering an Empire video clips
    (You may also watch the whole episode to review the dynasties and their achievements)
  3. Work on essay test notes
  4. Discuss example test questions

Homework due next class (Wed., 5/28): Study for dynastic China essay test (200 pts.)

Corporate Responsibility Web Project, Cont’d

ECON: A/B-Day, Thu., 5/22/14-Fri., 5/23/14
Agenda:

  1. Continue research
  2. Design page

Homework due next class: None.

Yuan Dynasty

HIST: A-Day, Thu., 5/22/14
Agenda:

  1. Homework discussion: Partners/Class
  2. Kublai Kahn video clip
  3. Work on essay test notes

Homework due next class (Fri., 5/23): Read pp. 536-541 in World History. Address the questions handed out in class. (10 pts.)

Corporate Responsibility Web Project, Cont’d

ECON: C-Day, Wed., 5/21/14
Agenda:

  1. Introduce project (FI only)
  2. Continue research
  3. Design page

AM 1 section stays with Gerrity for second period to review for IB lit orals.

Homework due next class: None.

Tang and Song Dynasty Inventions

HIST: B-Day, Tue., 5/20/14
Agenda:

  1. Overview of Dynastic chronology
  2. Chinese inventions scroll activity

Homework due next class (Thu., 5/22): Read pp. 335-338 in World History. Address questions 3-8 at the end of the section on page 338. Write responses on a separate sheet of paper. (10 pts.)

Corporate Responsibility Web Project

ECON: B-Day, Tue., 5/20/14
Agenda:

  1. Discussion of socially responsible investing, UO example
  2. Introduction to corp. resp. web project
  3. Choose groups and companies
  4. Begin research

Homework due next class: None.