CHW 3M: Test Review

We will have a test on Friday. The test will be a series of 6 questions; you will answer 5. Each question will be a statement with which you can agree or disagree; you will be required to answer in paragraph form, and provide specific evidence to support your claims. Being familiar with the terms below…

CHW 3M: The Olympiad

As you search for sources for your particular topic, keep the following in mind: Databases are your friends Learn 360 is also a friend Adding site:.edu to the end of any Google search  will return university/educational websites from the US. While this does not guarantee that the source will be good, it will help you eliminate…

CHW 3M: the Iliad, the Odyssey, and Greek Values

Today’s Goal: to understand how the Iliad and the Odyssey reflect Greek values by examining a small part of these narratives First, read the myth of the minotaur on page 103-104. In your notes, explain the connection between the myth and bulls in Greek/Minoan culture. Part II There are two ways you may approach today’s…

CHW 3M Musings of a Pharaoh

The musings of an elderly Pharaoh…. At first glance, being Pharaoh sounds great. Power? Yes. Riches? Absolutely. God-like status in a society that believes I am at the epicentre of the known universe? Check. Still, there are some downsides. Unfortunately, other people want the glory, and they aren’t above using treachery (and even murder) to…

CHW 3M The Mystery of Hatshepsut

Recently, archeologists found the body of Richard III, the infamous king of England, underneath a parking lot. Yes, a parking lot. Why am I telling you this? The burial of powerful rulers isn’t always proportionate to their actual power. ____________________________________________________ Hatshepsut is one of the most intriguing figures in history. She built great temples, led…

CHW 3M Toolkit

Learn 360: A link to thousands of videos from across the curriculum. See me for the password. BBC Ancient History: This site contains articles, galleries, and even a few games created some of the top historians in England. BBC History Magazine Podcasts: This magazine provides some of the best podcasts around. Still, if you download the…