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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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Warm-up:
- Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Turn in Vocabulary
- Quick review over Prezi’s
- Special Mission
- Quiz tomorrow
- End of year test May 24
- Europe Unit Test May 31
- Projects due June 3,4,5

Picture of the day: Parthenon, Acropolis, Athens, Greece

Daily Did you Know: No one in Greece can choose to not vote. Voting is required by law for every citizen who is 18 or older. Continuously inhabited for over 7,000 years, Athens is one of the oldest cities in Europe. It is also the birthplace of democracy, Western philosophy, the Olympic Games, political science, Western literature, historiography, major mathematical principles, and Western theories of tragedy and comedy.


 
 
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Warm-up:
- Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Turn in missing work
- Vocabulary, due tomorrow
- Prezi...if time, or check at home!
- Homework packets due Friday
- Open note quiz Friday

Picture of the day: Eiffel Tower; Paris, France

Daily Did you Know: The Statue of Liberty was made in France and then gifted to the U.S in 1886, in the celebration of its centennial.  France is also famous for having many castles, palaces and manors. It's said to have around 40,000 castles.


 
 
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Warm-up:
- Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Turn in Missing Work
- Study for Quiz 10 Minutes
- South/Central/Western Europe Quiz
- Pick up new homework packets, Eastern Europe and Northern Europe
- Due Friday
-  Projects due June 3,4,5
- End of the year test May 24

Picture of the day: Republic of San Marino: Rocca Guaita

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.  One of the most interesting facts about Europe is that it is believed that Europe is named originally after ‘Europa’ who was a Phoenician Princess from Greek Mythology.


 
 
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Warm-up:
- Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Turn in missing work....
- Prezi
- Review/Pre-Quiz
- HW packet, due tomorrow
- Quiz Tuesday tomorrow

Picture of the day: Venice, Italy

Daily Did you Know: The Vatican City is the smallest country in the world with the smallest population. It measures 44 hectares ( 110 acres) and has a population of about 1000 people.  The city has its own telephone system, post office, gardens, astronomical observatory, radio station, banking system, and pharmacy, as well as a contingent of Swiss Guards responsible for the personal safety of the pope.


 
 
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Warm-up:
- Warm-up Map Quiz

Planners:
- Turn in Maps and Vocab
- Special Mission
- Prezi
- HW packet, due Tuesday
- Quiz Tuesday

Picture of the day: Leaning Tower of Pisa

Daily Did you Know: At its height in A.D. 117, the Roman Empire stretched from Portugal in the West to Syria in the east, and from Britain in the North to the North African deserts across the Mediterranean. It covered 2.3 million miles (two-thirds the size of the U.S.) and had a population of 120 million people. During the Middle Ages, Rome had perhaps no more than 13,000 residents.


 
 
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Warm-up:
- Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Turn in missing work
- Europe Political and Physical Maps including questions, due Friday
- South/Western/Central Europe Vocab and wiriting due Friday
- HW packet, due Tuesday

Picture of the day: Belém Tower, Lisbon Portugal

Daily Did you Know: In 1494, the Treaty of Tordesillas was signed which essentially gave Portugal the eastern half of the "New Word", including Brazil, Africa, and Asia. The Portuguese Empire was actually the first global empire in history! It was also one of the longest-lived colonial powers, lasting for almost six centuries from when Ceuta was captured in 1415, until Macau (now China) was handed-over in 1999. 


 
 
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Warm-up:
- Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Turn in missing work
- Europe Political and Physical Maps, due Friday
- 4th, 5th, and 7th hour must complete map worksheet due to sub report

Picture of the day: The Cathedral Santiago de Compostela

Daily Did you Know: The largest producer of olive oil, Spain accounts for 45% of the world’s total olive oil production. The oldest known cave painting is found in the Cave of El Castillo in northern Spain. There researchers have found a faint red dot that is thought to be over 40,000 years old. 


 

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

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