Thursday, September 28, 2006

October 2-6

History 12

***Essay #2 has been Assigned, chosen from one of the following topics:

A. Was the Paris Peace Conference failure or a success?
B. Why did fascism emerge as a powerful new ideology in Italy and Germany during the 1920's and 1930's?
C. Account for the success of Lenin and his Bolshevik followers in seizing control of Russia and establishing the world's first national "communist" regime?

Monday -- Make Germany Pay - Lecture Material and video segment.

Tuesday -- Begin Topic 3. The League of Nations.

Wednesday -- Unit Test, topic 2 - The World to 1919.

Thursday -- The Origins of Socialism.

Friday -- Russia Before the Revolutions.

Comparative Civilizations 12

**Rome & Byzantium Package due next Wednesday. Unit Test on the Ancient World next Wednesday.

Monday -- Roman Architecture PowerPoint.

Tuesday -- Video: Episode 10 of The Western Tradition; Roman Engineering. This can be streamed from

Wednesday -- Roman Sculpture PowerPoint.

Thursday -- Roman Painting PowerPoint.

Friday --Video: Episode 12 of The Western Tradition; The Rise of the Church.

Social Studies 11

Monday -- Complete Introduction to Judiciary. Videos on BC court system. Comparion of Adversarial and Inquisitorial court systems. Read pp. 72-85. Do #1-3, p. 75 and 1-7, p. 86. See Mr. Benoy Tuesday morning if any of this gives you trouble. Review for test on Legislative/Executive/Judicial branches of the Federal Government on Tuesday.

Tuesday -- Unit Test; Legislative/Executive/Judicial branches. Read pp.126-135. Do sidebar #2-3, p. 132 and 1-3 & 5, pp. 134-135.

Wednesday -- Take up homework. Filmstrips 1 & 2 and viewing guide: Development of the Canadian Constitution. Read pp. 135-140. Do #1-3, p. 137 and 1-4, p. 140.

Thursday -- Take up homework. Filmstrip #3 and viewing guide: Development of the Canadian Constitution. Read pp. 140-148. Do #1-2, p. 143, 1-2, p. 147, 1 & 3, p. 148. Read the Constitution Update handout and do the questions on it.

Friday -- Take uup homework. PowerPoint The Canadian Constitution; The Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Read pp. 150-158. Do #1-6, p. 158.

***We will quiz the Constitution material along with the BC Unit late next week.

Saturday, September 23, 2006

September 25-29

History 12

  • Monday World War I - 1914-1916 (Evolving War) Essay #1 due by 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday 1916-1917 (War of Attrition)
  • WednesdayW 1918 (Collapse)
  • Thursday Total War - The German Experience
  • Friday The Paris Peace Conference

Comparative Civilizations 12

Greece Package due Thursday 4:30 p.m
  • Monday Greek Architecture.
  • Tuesday Video The Western Tradition; Episode 8; The Hellenistic Age (available at
  • Wednesday Work Block.
  • Thursday Video The Western Tradition; Episode 9; The Rise of Rome (available at Rome Package Assigned. Greece Package due.
  • Friday Video Art of the Western World; The Classical Ideal (2nd half only - available at

Social Studies 11

  • Monday Take up #1-4, p. 36. Filmstrip on Parliament. Pros and Cons of the Senate. Essay Writing. Do #1, 3, & 4 p. 44. Prepare to write an in-class essay on What should be done with the Canadian Senate? Should it be maintained, reformed, or abolished? next class.
  • Tuesday Take up homework. Reminder of essay format. In class essay (18 marks - 6 for composition and 2 x 6 for content).
  • Wednesday Introduction to the executive branch. Rose of Queen, Governor General & Prime Minister. Read pp. 46-54. Do #1-5, p. 48 & 1-7, p. 54.
  • Thursday Take up homework. Role of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Video: Yes Minister episode -- compare the role of the Minister and the Deputy Minister; who runs the department? Read pp. 55-62. Do #1-5, p. 58 and 1-5, p. 62.
  • Friday Take up homework. Overview of the Judicial Branch. Read pp. 64-71. Do #1-3, pp. 67-68, 1-4, p. 70 & 2-3, p. 71.