Enlightenment and Revolution

(1550 - 1789 A.D.)

Enlightenment and Revolution

$120 for 4 weeks

Teacher

Allison Bruning

Textbook

We will be using "World History: Patterns of Interaction, Student Edition Survey" by Holt McDougal. ISBN: 978-0547491127. This textbook is available on Amazon.

Homework

Homework assignments are given through Classcraft. Students will have 4 - 8 assignments per week that build from simple to complex. The homework listed below is the final assignment (complex one) for that week in Classcraft. 

Subjects

History

Ages

12 - 18  years old

   

Sessions

 

Session 1: The Scientific Revolution

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will identify geocentric theory, Scientific Revolution, heliocentric theory, Galileo Galilei, scientific method, and Isaac Newton.

Students will describe how they would act to a revolutionary idea in 1600 A.D.  

Students will explain how Kepler's findings support the heliocentric theory.

Students will examine the two ways Galileo sought to appease the church.

Students will analyze the major steps in the Scientific Revolution. 

Students will contrast how Descartes's approach to science differed from Bacon's.

Students will explain why the law of gravitation was important.

HOMEWORK

1) Complete Section 1 Assessment and Connect to Today on page 628.

2) Read pages 629 - 635 in course textbook.

3) Complete the Different Perspectives Document Based Questions on page 635.

Session 2: The Enlightenment in Europe

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review their homework.

Students will identify

Enlightenment, social contract, John Locke, philosophe, Voltaire, Montesquieu, Rousseau and Mary Wollstonecraft.

Students will contrast how Locke's view of human nature differed from that of Hobbes. 

Students will summarize the lives and historical contributions of Voltaire and Mary Wollstonecraft.

Students will describe the advantages Montesquieu saw in the separation of powers.

Students will analyze primary sources concerning freedom and security.

Students will summarize the major ideas of the Enlightenment.

Students will explain why they think the issue of education was important to Astell and Wollstonecraft.

Students will analyze European values during the Enlightenment.

HOMEWORK

1) Complete Section 2 Assessment and Connect to Today on page 634.

2) Read pages 636 - 639 in course textbook.

Session 3: The Enlightenment Spreads

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review their homework.

Students will identify salon, baroque, neoclassical, enlightened despot and Catherine the Great.

Students will summarize the modern day importance of cybercafes.

Students will explain why the enlightened despots undertook reforms.

Students will analyze the changing views of the relationship between ruler and state.

Students will summarize the life and historical contributions of Catherine the Great.

Students will explain how accurately the term enlightened despot describes Catherine the Great.

HOMEWORK

1) Complete Section 3 Assessment and Multimedia Activity on page 639.

2) Read pages 571 - 575 in course textbook.

Session 4: The American Revolution

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will review their homework.

Students will identify Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson, checks and balances, federal system, and Bill of Rights.

Students will analyze how the French and Indian War lead to the Stamp Act.

Students will summarize the life and historical contributions of Thomas Jefferson.

Students will analyze the changing views of colonial attachment to Britain.

Students will analyze how Ancient Greece and Rome were strong influences upon the framers of the American government.

Students will explain the main cause of the nation's problems under the Articles.

Students will describe the opposing views regarding ratification of the Constitution. 

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