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First Day of Block Class 8/19-8/20:
Today in Class
We discussed and took notes about Early man and the development of simple societies. Next class we will delve into the development of complex societies and early river valley civilizations.
There will be a 5 question quiz from the single page handout given to students on Tuesday. The handout covers Time periods (periodization) Themes and the Habits of Mind for AP World History. This same handout was part of the Summer assignments.
1st- Please get a composition book as soon as possible. Everyone should know that we will be writing Journal entries almost every day.
2nd -You will need a 2″ Binder with 10 dividers. It is mandatory to have for this class. More details on the make-up for the binder will be forthcoming.
Summer Assignment Reminder
For those students who DID NOT complete THE SUMMER HOMEWORK for various reasons that we won’t go into here, a new deadline is set for September 28th. I know it seems like a long time, but it will come up fast, please keep that in mind. The link to the summer homework is as follows: http://www.ofalvo.com/blog/ I am also reading “Guns, Germs, and Steel” so I know how much work you have to do.
Also, please keep up with http://www.ofalvo.com