Agenda: Wed/Thu January 5 and 6, 2011

Quote of the Day:  "Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in getting up every time we do." - Confucius

Learning Targets:
* Confucianism - Religion?  Philosophy?
* Qin Shinuangdi - China's First Emperor.  400 - 700 BC Bloody Civil War, then the Qin Dynasty began
* What is the Dynastic Cycle?  How does it work?

1.  Notes - China Chapter 3 & 8
      Geography of China
      Dynastic Cycle
2.  Socratic Seminar - Mr. Duez will pass out the 30 articles of the Declaration of Human Rights.  The students will be grouped in 5 or 6.  They will discuss the articles and then list them in order of importance.  What are the top 10 articles of the Declaration of Human Rights according to your group?
    We will discuss what Human Rights are and which of the 30 are most important at the end of the period.
If time, we'll discuss the project.  I will officially introduce the project on Friday and we'll distribute the articles to each student.

UDHR packet questions is due on Monday
Homework is due for Chapters 3, 8, 16, and 22 on Tuesday.
Quiz on the chapters on Wed/Thu.
Test next Friday.

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