Friday, August 26, 2011

Day 11: Introduction to the Roman Empire (8/29/2011)

Key Points:

1. Rome is a currently a city in the country of Italy.
2. The Roman Empire lasted for hundreds of years.
3. The Roman Empire still influences our society today.

Objective: The junior historians of 2017 will be able to set up their history portfolio on blogger and change the background to an image of the college they want to attend.

Step 1: Submit your homework. If you already did your homework on the computer, you do not have to submit it again.

Step 2: Make a copy of this timeline and move the dots to the correct locations on the timeline for the events.

Step 3: Track the introduction to the Roman Empire Video (wait for me to show it in class, please don't start watching it now :) ).

Step 4 (finish up last weeks): Track Mr. Sanders as he demonstrates how to set up your history portfolio. We will also be looking at examples of history portfolios from past students.

Step 5: Complete your first history portfolio post.

Your posts should say "Welcome to my history portfolio! This is going to be the place where I post all my history projects. I hope you enjoy viewing my work.".

Homework: Read about 'Setting the Stage' to Europe during the Middle Ages and complete the assignment. You can do your homework online or on paper.

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