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Warm-up:
- Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Europe Unit Test
- Projects due June 3, 4, and 5
- All missing work needs to be turned in by Thursday, June 6

Picture of the day: Buckingham Palace

Daily Did you Know: Much of the shape of Europe is a result of World War 1 and 2. The First World War caused the complete alteration or dissolution of four empires – the German, Ottoman, Russian and Austro-Hungarian. World War 2 meanwhile resulted in the death of 2.5 percent of the world’s population.


 
 
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Warm-up:
- Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Turn in missing work
- Turn in Russia Vocabulary
- Review for Europe Test
- Europe Unit Test Tomorrow
- Projects due June 3,4,5

Picture of the day: The Catherine Palace and St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral

Daily Did you Know: Moscow actually has more billionaires living in the area than any other city in the world. With a total of 74 billionaires, Moscow beats New York City's statistic by three.


 
 
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Warm-up:
- Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Turn in missing work
- Turn in Russia Vocabulary
- Russia Packet due Friday
- Russia Prezi
- Europe Unit Test May 31
- Projects due June 3,4,5

Picture of the day:  Trans-Siberian Railway  

Daily Did you Know: The Ural's are the oldest mountains in the world and lake Baikal is the world's deepest lake and the largest reservoir of freshwater on earth.  Lake Baikal is the most voluminous freshwater lake in the world, containing roughly 20% of the world's unfrozen surface fresh water, and is 5,387 ft deep  

 
 
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Warm-up:
- Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Turn in Missing Work
- Russia and the Caucasus Vocabulary
- Russia Homework Packet, Due Friday
- Europe Unit Test May 31
- Projects due June 3,4,5

Picture of the day: St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow 

Daily Did you Know: Russia covers 1/7th of the total land of our planet and neighbors more countries than any other country on earth. Russia is also referred to as the “Lungs of Europe” because it has the biggest forest reserves in the world. 


 
 
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Warm-up:
- No Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Post-Test
- Turn in Missing Work
- Europe Unit Test May 31
- Projects due June 3,4,5
- Russia Packet due next Friday

Picture of the day: Conway Castle,Sagrada Familia, Füssen, Germany

Daily Did you Know: Europe is designated as a continent for political reasons. There is no geographic basis for the claim.  Europe has also been racked with war throughout its history to the point where more than 70 former countries have been conquered and no longer appear on maps.  


 
 
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Warm-up:
- Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Warm-up Map Quiz
- Turn in missing work
- Finish Study Guide
- Review
- End of year test May 24
- Europe Unit Test May 31
- Projects due June 3,4,5

Picture of the day: Notre Dame, Paris France

Daily Did you Know: According to ancient Greek mythology, Europa was a beautiful Phoenician princess. She was the daughter of Agenor, king of Tyre. Zeus felt in love with Europa, so he decided to appear in front of her as a magnificent white bull to gain her trust. Zeus’s power of metamorphosis is a key element in Greek mythology.


 
 
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Warm-up:
- Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Turn in missing work
- Turn in Rome Vocab
- Work on Study Guide
- End of year test May 24
- Europe Unit Test May 31
- Projects due June 3,4,5

Picture of the day: Bran Castle, Romania  

Daily Did you Know: Czech people are mostly of Slavic descent, but many people can also claim partial German ancestry, as a result of the country's 1000 years within the Holy Roman Empire or Austrian Empire


 
 
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Warm-up:
- Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Turn in missing work
- Turn in Greece Vocab
- Ancient Rome Notes
- Ancient Rome Vocab
- Due Tomorrow
- End of year test May 24
- Europe Unit Test May 31
- Projects due June 3,4,5

Picture of the day: Roman Forum

Daily Did you Know: In Ancient Rome, purple was the most expensive dye made from Murex seashells, which was reserved for the emperors’ clothes or senators. It became treason for anyone other than the emperor to dress completely in purple


 
 
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Warm-up:
- Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Turn in missing work
- Ancient Greece Notes
- Ancient Greece Vocab
- Due tomorrow
- End of year test May 24
- Europe Unit Test May 31
- Projects due June 3,4,5

Picture of the day: Temple of Zeus, Olympia

Daily Did you Know: The Ancient Greeks played an important part in the development of the alphabet. The first two letters of the Greek alphabet - alpha and beta - have given us the word 'alphabet'.


 
 
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Warm-up:
- Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Turn in missing work
- Turn in Homework Packets after QUIZ
- Open Note Quiz
- End of year test May 24
- Europe Unit Test May 31
- Projects due June 3,4,5

Picture of the day: Stonehenge: Wiltshire, England   

Daily Did you Know: 70 percent of German highways have no speed limit. In general, there is no speed limit on the autobahn, except for some treacherous stretches of roadway. The German government recommends a speed limit of 130 km per hour, or 81 miles per hour. Lower speed limits are enforced for some types of vehicles, such as buses.


 

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

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