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Grades will be going in this week for the last unit. I have noticed a pattern between students who have done well on their unit work, have higher scores on their binder checks, and exams. This week we started a new unit on Absolute Monarchies starting with Philip II in... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
Hello All, I am so excited to start a new unit on Absolutism and Monarchies 1500-1800 CE. Right now we have spent Monday and Tuesday learning about Spain under Philip II and the decline of their empire. Moving into Wednesday we will look at France under Louis XIV and examine... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
It has been such a beautiful Fall break. I hope everyone had a safe and relaxing time. Getting back into the swing of things this week we will continue to explore Mesopotamia and head in to Babylon by the end of the week. Since Mesopotamia is our first civilization, we... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
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Hi All, Here is what we did today... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
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Hi All, please check your work and study for the exam tomorrow. Coach Cazzola Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
Hi All, 6 week’s progress reports are now in the portal. Please let me know if you have any questions. Have a great Fall break! Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
Good Day! Please continue to study module 16 and complete your essential questions before the exam. Today we finished going through Module 16 Lesson 3 assessment Please work on your map presentation The test has been moved to Friday and Binders are due before you take the exam. Binder Table... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
Hello All, Please see the below lesson that we did today in class: Essential Question: How did prosperous farming villages, food surpluses, and new technology lead to the rise of civilizations? *What characteristics can you identify that both contemporary and ancient civilizations share? Read pages 36-43 of the new World... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
Today and tomorrow will be work days for political and physical maps of the Middle East. Students received a vocabulary list for the unit. Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
Please finish your section on China and Japan by tomorrow. Here is the link to our online textbook: https://www.hmhco.com/api/external-sso/access?sp=ed&connection=GA-Cobb-00209531&t=v ****please copy and paste into a new browser** sign in like you would to your office 365 account We will quiz on the Mughal, Safavid, and Ottoman tomorrow. The focus will... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
Happy Homecoming Freshman! Today we went through exams and talked through any questions we were confused about and made sure that students understood the grading process for major assessments. I saw a large increase in percentage from our first pre-assessment to this Prehistory exam. Students should continue to develop their... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
Friday's Essential Question: Why were China during the Ming and Qing dynasties and Japan under the Tokugawa regime uninterested in European contact? Read Pages 617 - 633. You must take notes while reading and complete the Lesson 3 assessment at the end. Please answer: How was the treatment of Europeans... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
Thursday's Essential Question: What specific technological advancements contributed to European Exploration? How does this event continue to affect us today? Read Pages 608-616 ( Lesson 2 of Module 16 ) and take notes on the chapter. Download Europeans-Explore-the-East This the corresponding powerpoint to the Chapter. Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
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We did some reviewing of our textbooks today ( the assignment is posted above ) and students should come to class tomorrow for review day. Come one, come all with questions you may have!!! Remember to create a multiple choice question you think might be on the exam. Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
Hello World History People! Today we finished watching episode 3 of Guns, Germs, and Steel. Students are welcome to finish watching this via Youtube. They should finish their video guides and hand them in. The essential question for tomorrow: Can you describe the development and geographical extent of the Ottoman,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
Today we discussed how students can be successful on the exam. We reviewed some geographical terms and formations that will be on the exam. We also defined the characteristics of paleolithic and neolithic peoples as another review. As a class, we spent some time reviewing information from the textbook in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
Hi All, It is homecoming week, which means that it will be a fun Friday. With that said, students should be studying nightly and reviewing using either their online textbooks or quizlet to get ready for upcoming exams. This Thursday Humanities will have an exam on Prehistory. Next Wednesday World... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
Please be prepared to present any time after today. We will be supplementing with videos, excerpts, etc. while we focus on each section. Review Timelines and Modules 13 and 16 of your textbooks. Continue to check in with quizlet on Expansionism. Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
Binder Check must be handed in on Friday and should be in order and organized. Table of Contents Syllabus Thinking Like a Historian Reading Like a Rockstar Africa Maps Bantu Reading Migration Map Paleolithic Drawing Neolithic Drawing Guns, Germs, and Steel Video Guide We will spend the rest of the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
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We started this week with an acitivity where students read two opposing viewpoints on society and students had to choose one author’s stance and create an argument using evidence from the articles to support their claims. The next day I read aloud an article from the Paleolithic Era while students... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
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Monday we spent sometime looking at human migrations and how the peopling of the Americas happened. The students had to write a short compare and contrast essay on the two theories introduced by the book.Tuesday we discussed the social organization of early cultures and will finish out this week looking... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
Thank you to all the parents who could make it last night to Open House! If you were not able to make it or if we ran out of time I have attached the Download Open House presentation to this blog. If you have any questions, my door is always... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
Your TABLE OF CONTENTS should look like this: Syllabus Thinking Like a Historian How to Read Like a Rockstar Reading Like a Historian Rules and Expectations Annotated Article Social Unrest Worksheet Renaissance and Reformation Review / Vocab List Unit 2 review guide Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
Hi All, Here is the link to access your online text book: https://www.hmhco.com/api/external-sso/access?sp=ed&connection=GA-Cobb-00209531 You can sign in with your Office365 username and password. Please let me know if you have questions Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog
On Friday, students took the Humanities SGM as a proof of concept school for Cobb County, I also gave a short 20 question pre-assessment that day. Students have already begun to master their map skills and will read about the Bantu migrations this week. They will map out the paths... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2018 at Ms. Cazzola's Blog