Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Day 3: Getting Comfortable with Google (2/9/11)


Aim: The historians of 2016 will be able to set up a Google reader account and subscribe to four or more RSS feeds with 100% accuracy.

Do Now: In the comment section below describe the rise and fall of the Tang dynasty. Please use at least three complete sentences. If you need more information about the dynasty, you can read about it here.

Step 1: Follow along with Mr. Sanders as he shows you the different parts to your Gmail account.

Step 2: Add the following bookmarks to your computer:
  • Mr. Sanders' blog
  • KAO's website
  • KIPP LA's website
  • The British Museum
  • The Louvre Museum Website
  • CNN
  • LA Times
Step 3: Add all your teachers to your contacts. Go to the KIPP KAO website to get their information. Teachers: Mr. Luna (lluna@kippla.org), Mr. Sanders (jsanders@kippla.org), Ms. Hernandez (lhernandez@kippla.org), Mr. Piazza (apiazza@kippla.org), Mr. Jutabha (mjutabha@kippla.org), and Ms. Kavanagh (ykavanagh@kippla.org).

Step 4: Track Mr. Sanders as he demonstrates how to set up a Google reader account. When you finish, you can read some news stories from your Google Reader account or start your homework.

Add these news subscriptions to your Google Reader:
  • feed://rss.scholastic.com/sources/scholasticnews.xml
  • Los Angeles Times
  • StudentNewsDaily.com
  • CNN Breaking News
  • CNN World News
  • USA Today
  • National Geographic Daily Nature

Homework: Read about the Growth of Trade and Commerce and complete the workbook page on the back.

51 comments:

  1. I think that the tang Dynasty reminds me of the rising of America

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  2. The tang dynasty rose when peasants were uprising against the sui dynasty. It continued to grow with wealth and size. The tang dynasty became to worried and concerned about building the capitol, and the military became weaker.

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  3. The Tang dynasty came into power after the Sui dynasty was overthrown by peasants. They had a strong government and took in control lots of land very easily. The Tang dynasty fell because they put many resources into building their capital and in result received a weak military and eventually fell.

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  4. The reason why this reminds me of the rising of our country is, America is the home of the peasants because of a place called else island people moved and some became powerful

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  5. The tang dynasty came in power in A.D 618 after the peasent uprising from the sui dynasty . The tang dynasty grew strong in wealth strength and size.In A.D 907 the uprising the Tang dynasty was overthrown.

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  6. The tang dynasty started by peasants rebelling on the way the sui dynasties emperor.It fell when the military became weaker and a plague started uprising the people and they overruled the dynasty

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  7. The Dynasty became powerful in a.d. 618 after a serious............

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  8. The rise off the dynasty reminds me of the rise of Africa.Because every thing is all perfict then he loses the power

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  9. this the complete opposet of all the other dynasty because the peasants got powerful

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  10. The Tang Dynasty was overthrown and there crops were destroyed.

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  11. First,the dynasty had lots of stuff.Then,they had too much stuff.But the military got weak.

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  12. the tang dynasty grew a lot because they made the government take a hard exam so they know they are talented.also they were very good in trading because they created lots of new roads and waterways which helped them trade new things.the empire fell because they did not try to help the outside places like military so when they were fought they did not have a good military and they were overthrown.

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  13. what happen was that the peasants rebeld bcause they had enough of being treated like that.

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  14. i think the dynasty fell because the peasants attacked the emperor.

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  15. so they basicly quit and said we had enough lets get them for treating us like were animals{dogs}.

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  16. The tang dynasty was a powerful dynasty that had lots of trade and building projects. Because of there trade and projects their army got weaker and they were overthrown.

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  17. They rose because they got wealthy crop ways , then they fell cause of the citizens rebelled .

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  18. The Tang dynasty came powerful in A.D. 618. But it fall when the peasants uprise against the Sui dynasty.

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  19. The Tang Dynasty grew in strength, wealth, and population.The reason why the empire fell because the government focused on building the capital, instead of the military. It caused uprisings and that led the dynasty to fall.

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  20. Maybe tang dynasty did not have any money and the rise was some people are very wealthy rich.

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  21. the dynasty came into power with strong military it fell because of turmoil and began to pleague itself

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  22. They were overthrown because they had a weak army!

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  23. after a series of peasant uprisings the tang dynasty came into power they put too much of their recourses into building that their military became weak

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  24. the tang dynasty came into power when the sui dynasty was overthrown by peasants. the tang dynasty fell because the military became weaker and uprisings spread all throughout the dynasty. eventually, the uprisings led to the dynasty being overthrown.

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  25. The rise of the of the Tang dynasty was when the Sui dynasty ended and a powerful man named Li Yuan took control. He made empire very strong. It fell because he was overthrown.

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  26. it came to power in 168a.d. and fell in 907a.d.

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  27. The Tang Dynasty rose when a series of peasants went against the Sui Dynasty in A.D 618 . The Tang Dynasty fell because in A.D 765 some turmoil and uprisings began to plague the dynasty .

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  28. the dynasty started in 618 ad.it was a very powerful dynasty.it ended because they didnt have a powerful dynasty.

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  29. Ruled by Li Yuan in 618 A.D. the Tang dynasty grew.Tai Cong, his son, was able to maintain the large kingdom because of the strong central government. To make sure people who were talented were used in government and just so you can be a part of the government, the people took test. Trade was good but outlying provinces wee diminishing causing poverty.The military became weaker.The dynasty was later overthrown because of this.

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  30. They where over thrown because the they didnt have a good army

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  31. and provinces became to experience decline and poverty because the capital flourished

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  32. and when the capital flourished outlying provinces began to experience decline and poverty

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  33. The Tang Dynasty became this because peasants uprised against the Sui Dynasty

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  34. The Tang Dynasty fell because peasants rebelled against the emperor constantly.

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  35. the tang dynasy rose when the Sui dynasty fell and it fell when the milatary started getting weaker

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  36. the tang dynasty grew when the sui dynasty was being attacked, the fall of the tang dynasty was called by the weakness of their army

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  37. the Tang dynasty rise by peasants from the sui dynasty hahahahahahaha ;p

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  38. The Tang Dynasty of grew stronger over time by strenth, wealth,and size.

    Sadly,it ended because there was more proverty and they were over thrown.

    P.S thanx for that article it really helped :)

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  39. the tang grew when the sui dynasty was being over run, the tang dynasty fell because of their weak army and them being over run ironic isn't it

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  40. The rise of the Tang Dynasty came to be in 618 A.D.

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  41. The tang dynasty rose because of their crops,wealth and size of it.Also,they began to build a lot of buildings especially the capitol.And it feel because as the peasants started to rebel the military began to get weaker.

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  42. The Tang Dynasty came to power in the 618 AD after peasants came to power. But turmoil and uprisings ruined the dynasty and hurt the Tang Dynasty. And the dynasty was overthrown.In AD 765

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  43. The Tang Dynasty fell by being overthrown by peasants

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  44. The Tang Dynasty continued to rise in strength and wealth. It fell because their military became weaker and peasants rebelled.

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  45. funnyboy/ljredd/ljonreddFebruary 9, 2011 at 3:02 PM

    the raise of the tang dynasty is that they had some wealthy crops . and then they fell because of the citizens rebelled

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  46. there were a sieres of uprisings.this led to the great fall of the tang dynasty.well it wasnt that great.

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  47. the tang dynasty came into power in 618 AD when peasants attacked the sui dynasty

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  48. The Tang Dynasty fell because of multiple peasants rebelling against the emperor.

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  49. when the sua had lost power. and then what windell said that it run by peasants.

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  50. At first,the Tang Dynasty grew in strength, wealth,and size.Things were going well.All the sudden,the dynasty went into turmoil;which led to it being overthrown.

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  51. wealth strenght and the size made it powerful chris I

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