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ARCHIVE World History 9B MADE 11192019

Handy links to use.

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Quiz Star

The Library of Congress

National Geographic Search Engine

Class starter handouts

Syllabus and Rules Handout

Emergency supplies
Please, use these only if needed occasionally.

Lined paper

Graph paper

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Web tools for your use
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Be sure to bring your three hole binder and notebook paper every day.




  • You will always need a notebook in class, but remember not to ever use spiral bound paper with the little torn edges to submit an assignment.





Number, Name   Links   Deadline
One, Exploration and Reformation   Click here   December 5
Two, Changes in Europe   Click here.   December 14
Three, Industrial Revolution   Click here.   Jan. 5
Four, The Enlightenment    Click here.   Jan. 10
Five, The World Turned Upside Down   Cick here.   Jan.17 or as assigned
Six, After the Congress of Vienna   Click here.   To be announced
Seven, Changes 1850-1900   Click here.   Feb. 2
Eight, The Modern World Evolves   Click here.   Feb. 11
Nine, Empire Building   Click here.   Feb. 16
Trimester Lesson   Click here.   March 1
Ten, Impacts on WWI   Click here.   March 1


Journal Items

Remember -

  • We read and summarize a reading selection for your journal every day.
  • You will submit your journal entries from each week Friday. Please, submit only the items for that week each Friday.
  • You will keep your journal entries on 8 1/2" x 11" three hole punch paper.
  • When your journal entries are returned, keep them in your class binder.
  • It is your job to complete your journal entry every day. This includes completing them for the days you are absent.

The links to the journal entries we use for each day are found in the right hand column of this table. There are also extra copies of the articles from each day in the binders in the back of the blue out box.

If you want to see an example of how your journals should be formatted, click here.

To view the PowerPoint about plagiarism and journal entries we used at the beginning of class, click here.

 Cureent Events Vocabulary 

Week ending Dec. 1

  • Enigma
  • Degrade

Week ending Dec. 8

  • Denizen
  • Ebb

Week ending Jan. 26

  • Perigeen
  • Lunation

Week ending Feb. 9

  • Trove
  • Arachnid
  • Chimera

Week ending Feb. 16

  • Dissident

Week ending Feb. 23

  • Solace
  • Agnostic
  • Caustic

 Link to the article for the day 

For the week ending December 1
Nov. 28 Bali Volcano
Nov. 29 Yeti DNA
Nov. 30 Mummy Research
Dec. 1 Prehistoric Women's Arm Bones
For the week ending December 8
12/04 Supermoon
12/05 Meteoric Iron
12/06 Low Cost Google Startups
WWII wrecks: Ward and Indianapolis
12/08 Southern California Wildfires
For the week ending December 15
12/11 Yellowstone Region Grizzlies
12/12 Life in New York After Terror Attack
12/13 Dinosaur Ticks
12/14 Greenland Sharks
12/15 Effects of Disasters on Schools
For the week ending December 20
12/18 A Christmas Carol
12/19 Amtrak Crash
For the week ending January 5
1/02 Cold Wave in Eastern US
1/03 Changes with New Senate Democrats
1/04 Weather 'Bomb Cyclone'
1/05 Huge Stars
For the week ending January 12
01/08 Investors Call for Smartphone Safeguards
01/09 Rock Art Depicts Supernova
01/10 Thoreau Inspired Dr. King
01/11 California Mudslides
For the week ending January 19
01/16 False Alarms in Hawaii
01/17 Meteor Over Michigan
01/18 Falling Space Station
01/19 Algorithm to Help Refugee Job Hunters
For the week ending January 26
01/22 Super Moon
01/23 Alaska Earthquake
01/24 Piece of America in Australia
01/25 Facial Reconstruction
01/26 Slave Ship
For the week ending February 2
01/29 State of the Union in Person
01/30 Plastic Straws
01/31 Lost Satellite
02/01 Church Sanctuary
02/02 Groundhog Day

For the week ending February 9

02/05 Super Bowl Commercial
02/06 Fossilized Spider
02/07 CD Sales Down
02/08 Cheddar Man
02/09 Two Strange Criminal Stories 1, 2

For the week ending February 16

02/12 Triple Axel
02/13 Invasive Nutria
02/14 Russia Investigation
02/15 Huwaei Phones
02/16 Radioactivity in Siberia
For the week ending February 23
02/20 Black Mirror of Internet
02/21 Billy Graham's Death
02/22 Armed Teachers
02/23 Neanderthal Cave Paintings?

For the week ending February 28

02/26 Hip Hinging
02/27 Privacy Rights for Emails






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