Mr. Schatz Homework Thurs 9/28

7th Grade HW #12

  1. How did England become the first democracy in 1689?
  2. Why do people prefer to live in a country that has freedom?
  3. What is a mother country?
  4. List 10 countries in Africa and their capital cities

8th Grade HW #13

  1. What are different names for England?
  2. What is the difference between Britain and Great Britain?
  3. What were the results of the American Revolution?
  4. List the original 13 states of America and their capital cities

9th Grade HW #12

  1. What was the main purpose of pyramids?
  2. Why did Egypt build pyramids when it would have been easier to have regular buildings?
  3. Discuss the importance of rivers to the people of the Ancient World.
  4. Why did all people in the Ancient World have to be farmers?

11th Grade HW #13

  1. What was the trial of John Peter Zenger?
  2. What was the importance of the Mayflower Compact?
  3. How did the Virginia House of Berghesses speed American democracy?
  4. Why were Governers of the colonies so important?

12th Grade HW #13

  1. What does the word Empire mean?
  2. What is the difference between Nationalism and Patriotism?
  3. Why were American Newspapers writing lies about Spain?
  4. Why were most Americans against a war with Spain?

Ms. Phillips HW for Thursday 9/29

10th grade-finish chapter 9.

AP Psych.-review notes. Stay away from sushi.

9th grade-answer 7 questions given in class.

11th grade-re-read D. of I. “Indictment” section. Quiz tomorrow on literary/rhetorical terms.

12th grade-quiz tomorrow on literary/rhetorical terms.

AP Euro due Thursday 

  1. Read the following article (lengthy, go through most of it)
  2. Identify a Point of View
  3. Second part of test – essay. Study the rubric given in class. The essay will be scored according to it.

Mr. Schatz HW Wednesday 9/28

7th Grade HW #11

  1. What is good about people having freedom?
  2. Why do you think most countries do not have freedom?
  3. Why is a good thing for people in power to be criticized?
  4. What are all the names for England?
  5. List 12 countries in Europe and their Capital Cities

7-8th Grade HW #12

  1. What happened as a result of the A.R?
  2. Why would the American Colonies want to break away from England?
  3. Why do most people want to have their own countries?
  4. List 11 countries in Asia and their Capital Cities

9th Grade HW #11

  1. Why is Egypt so important to Israel?
  2. Why is the Nile River called the Gift Of Egypt?
  3. Why are rivers to important to the people of a country?
  4. Why are the people of most countries farmers but in america farmers make up only 3% of the population?
  5. List 11 countries of the Middle East and their Capital Cities

10th Grade HW #11

  1. Why is Egypt called the Entrance To Africa?
  2. Why is the Nile River so important to Egypt?
  3. Why are all cities located by rivers?
  4. What are 3 factors that make an area into a country?
  5. List 7 countries located in the Middle East

11th Grade HW #11

  1. Why would the American Colonies want to break away from England?
  2. What was fair and unfair about the Virginia House Of Burghesses?
  3. List all 13 colonies

Ms. Phillips HW for Wed. 9/28

9th grade- test tomorrow on Part 1. Look up Plato’s Allegory of the Cave. Make sure you have read through the middle of p. 75 (book) or the middle of p. 36 (handout). Recommended; not required: Youtube video-Leon Theremin playing his own instrument and the video immediately following-Russian instructor playing Ave Maria on the theremin.

12th grade-describe your utopia and how you would enforce it.

11th grade- 1 paragraph each; Relate Thomas Jefferson’s quote to the Preamble-“When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty.”/ Explain the rhetorical effect of the phrases “absolute Despotism”, “absolute Tyranny”, and “…let Facts be submitted to a candid world.”

AP Psych.- review notes

10th grade- read chapter 9.

Avrohom Rotberg

Statistics HW # 7: Pg 54 – 55, #1.53, 1.54 and 1.55. Due Wed 9/28.