Monthly Archives: September 2014

  1. Lesson – The Indus Valley and the Aryans

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    September 30, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How was life in the indian subcontinent different before and after the collapse of the Indus Valley civilization? PowerPoint: The Indus …
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  2. Lesson – The Israelites and the Roots of Judaism

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    September 29, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How different were the Israelites from their neighbors? PowerPoint: The Israelites and the Roots of Judaism Classwork: The Israelites and …
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  3. Lesson – Southwest Asian Empires

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    September 24, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: What made the Persians such successful rulers? PowerPoint: Southwest Asian Empires Classwork: Indo-Europeans Southwest Asian Empires Guided Notes The Persian Empire …
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  4. Lesson – Ancient Egypt

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    September 22, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Did Egypt experience more continuity or change over the course of its history? PowerPoint: Ancient Egypt Classwork: Changing Egypt Questions Egyptian Beliefs Egyptian …
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  5. Lesson – The Phoenicians

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    September 19, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did the Phoenicians facilitate cultural diffusion? PowerPoint: The Phoenicians Classwork: Phoenician Alphabet Phoenician Colonies Phoenician Trade Phoenicians Questions Homework: The …
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  6. Lesson – Mesopotamia

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    September 18, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: Why is Mesopotamia called the Cradle of Civilization? PowerPoint: Mesopotamia Classwork: Mesopotamia Questioning Notes Homework: Law and Order Code of Hammurabi

  7. Lesson – Thematic Essay Writing (2 Day)

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    September 16, 2014 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How do we structure and write a thematic essay? PowerPoint: Thematic Essay Writing Classwork: Papyrus Lansing Editorial Response Thematic Essay – …
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Sage advice from the scholars of second period. #FollowFriday #FF
#ChemicalWeapons #WorldWarI
👑💩🚽 The Groom of the Stool (formally styled: "Groom of the King's Close Stool") was the most intimate of an English monarch's courtiers, responsible for assisting the king in excretion and ablution (ie pooping and wiping). The physical intimacy of the role naturally led to him becoming a man in whom much confidence was placed by his royal master and with whom many royal secrets were shared as a matter of course. This secret information—while it would never have been revealed, to the discredit of his honour—in turn led to him becoming feared and respected and therefore powerful within the royal court in his own right. #RoyalPoop #JobFair . . . 📷: A Close-Stool c.1650. Hampton Court collection 📷: The 1st Earl of Holland, Groom of the Stool to Charles I, until 1643.
#WorldToiletDay 🚽
We’re still a few weeks away from studying the Romans, but I just couldn’t help but share this beautiful image of the ruins of the Roman Forum. It’s amazing to see multiple levels of history in one place.
#ReturnOfTheKing In honor of the end of my leave, I wanted to share this beautifully done medieval style artwork depicting King Elessar Telcontar, Elfstone Strider, Aragorn son of Arathorn, the King of Arnor and Gondor, Heir of Isildur son of Elendil of the Faithful of Westernesse. “The hands of the King are the hands of a healer.” 🍃 (Artwork by Jay Johnstone)
Second and third sons of noblemen can sure be trouble, eh? 🏰 Great clip from a Spanish show called El Ministerio del Tiempo (The Ministry of Time) that highlights the way that the inheritance system among nobles in Medieval Europe left most land and wealth to first and maybe second sons of the landowning elites, leaving any younger sons to either join the clergy, join a monastery, or become knights, who were often just armed thugs, either in service of some lord or simply in service of themselves. Remember, weapons cost money, so the wealthy had an advantage in power over the common folk. Tales of chivalry were often more aimed at encouraging good and valiant behavior rather than reflecting actual common practice. #Chivalry #Nobility #TimeTravel #Subtitles (btw the show is on Netflix if you’re interested!)

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