Summer 2015 Great Ideas
Summer 2015 English
Haroun and the Sea of Stories
Lamb to Slaughter
A Visit from the Goon Squad
HISTORY JOURNAL GUIDELINES
Find a >500-word article published in the last two weeks about World History from a respected, reliable, fact-checked news source. (The article should not be a blog post or opinion piece.)
Print the article
Read and annotate the article.
Write two solid paragraphs (6-8 sentences each) about the article.
The first paragraph should be a summary of the article.
The second paragraph should be an analysis/commentary.
Staple your writing to the article.
Make sure your name and date is on the assignment.
Put your work in your in-class History Folder.
National Geographic Magazine
New York Learning Network
CNN Student News
PBS Learning Media
History News Network
* Also see the list of "things to read" on the home page *
What is the point of a society?
Why do societies collapse?
Why did some societies develop more rapidly or more complicated technology while others did not?
What is the most effective way to rule?
Are people inherently unequal?
How much inequality and/or oppression is necessary for a “successful” society?
Worlds Together, Worlds Apart Online Tools
(use code in front of your book)
History is a Weapon
Crash Course World History
Crash Course World History #2
Big History Project
Internet History Sourcebook
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