Monthly Archives: October 2017

  1. AP Debates MP 1

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    October 27, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How can we become the best debaters ever? PowerPoint: Introduction to Debate Classwork: Debate MP1 Class 101 Debate MP1 Class 102 …
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  2. Lesson – Beliefs and Philosophies of Early China

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    October 25, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did religious and philosophical beliefs shape early Chinese society? PowerPoint: Early Chinese History and Philosophy Classwork: Beliefs and Philosophies of …
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  3. Lesson – Comparative Essay Writing

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    October 23, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How can we formulate a quality thesis statement for an AP Long Essay Question? Materials: AP LEQ Rubric and …
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  4. Lesson – Vedic Age of India

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    October 19, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did a belnding of Aryan and Dravidian traditions create new religious traditions in India? PowerPoint:  Classwork: Caste System DBQ …
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  5. Lesson – Indo-Europeans and the Aryan Migrations

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    October 18, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did the Indo-Europeans impact the regions to which they migrated and settled? PowerPoint: Indo-Europeans and the Aryan Migrations Classwork: …
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  6. Lesson – Comparative Essay Preparation

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    October 17, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How can we formulate a quality thesis statement for an AP Long Essay Question? Classwork: AP LEQ Rubric and …
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  7. Lesson – Iron Age Opportunists

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    October 16, 2017 by mrcaseyhistory

    Quaestio: How did the Bronze Age collapse create opportunities for new groups to rise to prominence and how did they …
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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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