Picture
Warm-up:
-  Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Map Quiz Tomorrow
- Project Presentations!!!!!
- Project due  Feb. 1

Picture of the day:
Mount Kilimanjaro

Daily Did you Know: Kenya only has only two seasons. One rainy season and one dry season. Eritrea, Egypt and Libya are in the number 1,2 and 3 spots respectively for the world’s most dangerous roads. Kenya is pretty bad too.


 
 
Picture
Warm-up:
-  Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Turn in Vocab and Central East Africa HW Packet
- Project Presentations!!!!!
- Project due Jan. 31, and Feb. 1

Picture of the day:Victoria Falls: the Smoke that Thunders, is a waterfall in southern Africa on the Zambezi River at the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. 


Daily Did you Know:  A popular fashion statement in eastern Africa is to wear a kanga, a large cotton cloth with a message printed on it. Kanga are worn by both men and women and they originated during the nineteenth century in Zanzibar and Mombasa.


 
 
Picture
Warm-up:
-  Warm-up Map

Planners:
- How to write a short answer question
- Central / East Vocab
- Central East Africa HW Packet Due Tues, Jan. 29
- Project due Jan. 30,31, and Feb. 1

Picture of the day:Mount Nyiragongo, Dem. Rep. of the Congo

Daily Did you Know: Did you know that the world's biggest frog is found in Cameroon? Named the goliath frog, their body can be one-foot long.


 
 
Picture
Warm-up:
-  Warm-up Map

Planners:
- How to write a short answer question
- Review for quiz
- West Africa HW packet due Friday
- Project due Jan. 30,31, and Feb. 1

Picture of the day:Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso 


Daily Did you Know: In Nigeria, young people never call anyone older than them by their first name. As a sign of respect, they add "Brother" or "Sister".  So you will never find a teen calling a 30 year old by their first name  


 
 
Picture
Warm-up:
-  Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Turn in Vocab
- West Africa Notes
- West Africa HW packet due Friday
- Project due Jan. 30,31, and Feb. 1

Picture of the day:Sierra Leone Diamond Mines


Daily Did you Know: Shipwreck Point in Liberia is a mecca for globe trotting surfers. They come for the 10 meter waves between March and October


 
 
Picture
Warm-up:
-  Warm-up Map

Planners:
- New Jobs
- West Africa Vocab
- West Africa HW packet due Friday
- Project due Jan. 30,31, and Feb. 1

Picture of the day:Salt production at at Teguidda-n-Tessoumt in Niger

Daily Did you Know: One of the oldest universities in the world is in Timbuktu, Mali. By the 12th century Timbuktu was home to three universities. Over 25,000 students attended one of the Timbuktu universities in the 12th century.


 
 
Picture
Warm-up:
-  Warm-up Map: Quiz Friday

Planners:
- Map Warm-up
- Figure out project dates
- Review for Ancient Egypt Quiz for Friday
- Project due Jan. 30,31, and Feb. 1

Picture of the day:Temple of Rameses III - Medinet Habu

Daily Did you Know: The Greeks called Egyptian symbols hieroglyphs (hieros + glyphe = “sacred” + “carving”) because they saw them carved into the walls of temples and other sacred places.  Because hieroglyphs have no vowels, we will never know for sure how the ancients pronounced their words


 
 
Warm-up:
-  Warm-up Map

Planners:

- Research in computer lab for projects
- Ancient Egypt Quiz Friday
- Warm-up Map Quiz Friday
- Projects due Jan. 30, 31, and Feb. 1

Picture of the day:
None, in computer lab

Daily Did you Know:  

 
 
Picture
Warm-up:
-  Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Prezi on Ancient Egypt
- Quiz over Ancient Egypt  on Friday
- Project due Jan. 30,31, and Feb. 1

Picture of the day:
Colossi of Memnon, West Bank, Luxor

Daily Did you Know: Pharaoh Pepi II (2246-2152 B.C.) had the longest reign in history—94 years. He became Egypt’s king when he was only 6 years old.  Pharaoh Pepi II allegedly would smear slaves with honey to attract flies away from him


 
 
Warm-up:
-  Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Ancient Egypt Homework Packets   * Due Tuesday Jan.15
- *Extra Credit* Turn in signed progress report
- Computer Lab
- Project due Jan. 30,31, and Feb. 1

Picture of the day:


Daily Did you Know:  

 

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    Mr. Kacel - 7th Grade History Teacher at Waverly Middle School

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