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     Age of Absolutism


     Day 1 (Tuesday, Nov. 2) 

    Activity

    1. Read “The Age of Absolutism” article and answer the questions on the Google Form. 

    HW: Students will complete the King Philip II of Spain W.S. (Decline of Power)

    • Students will use their textbook to help find the answers.

     

    Day 2 (Wednesday, Nov. 3)

    Activity

    1. Intro to Absolutism Pear Deck PPT
    • Students will complete the T-Chart
    1. Watch the video on the Spanish Armada
    2. Discuss the King Philip II (Decline of Power) W.S.

    HW: Read Ch. 5, Sec.#2 and complete the guided reading questions 

     

    Day 3 (Thursday, Nov. 4)

    Activity

    1. King Louis XIV / France PPT (Notes up to Louis XIV’s rule)
    2. Primary Source Reading “Louis XIV Letter to his Son”

    HW: Read Ch. 5, Sec.#2 and complete the guided reading questions 

     

    Day 4 (Friday, Nov. 5)

    Activity

    1. Finish Louis XIV PPT
    2. “Tour of Versailles” Video
    3. Exit Question: Many historians think of Louis XIVas the perfect example of an absolute monarch. Do you agree? Explain why or why not.

    HW: None

     

    11/8  Monday

    Activity

    1. Introduce the Monarch Trading Card Project

    -Students will have class time to work on it.


    HW: Work on their project
     

     

    Day 6: 11/9 Tuesday

    Activity:

    1. Central Powers PPT (Maria Theresa and Frederick the Great)
    2. Read the article (Frederick’s Essay on Govt) / Answer questions
    3. Work Time on the Monarch Trading Cards

    HW: Read Ch. 5, Sec. #3 (pg. 169-173)

            Read Ch. 5, Sec. #4 (pg. 174-177)

     

    Day 7: 11/10 Wednesday 

    Activity:

    1. Russia PPT (Ivan, Peter and Catherine)
    2. Work time for the Monarch Trading Cards

    HW: Work on the Trading Cards

            Read Ch. 5, Sec. #3 (pg. 169-173)

            Read Ch. 5, Sec. #4 (pg. 174-177)

     

    Day 8 and 9: 11/11 and 11/12 Thursday and Friday  (P/T Conferences)

    Activity:

    1. Monarch Trading Card Work Days

    HW: Trading Cards are due before class on Monday

            Read Ch. 5, Sec. #5 (pg. 180 - 183)

     

     Day 10: (Monday, Nov. 15):

    Activity

    1. England PPT w/ Guided Notes

    HW: Work on Study Guide

     

    Day 11: (Tuesday, Nov. 16)

    Activity

    1. Article Analysis: Comparing the English Bill of Rights and the American Bill of Rights

    HW: Finish the Study Guide. Test is tomorrow

     

    Day 12: (Wednesday, Nov. 17)

    Activity:

    1. Play Kahoot to review for the Absolutism Quiz
    2. Complete any missing assignments

    HW: Finish the Study Guide and study for the Absolutism Quiz

     

    Day 13: (Thursday, Nov. 18)

    Activity:

    1. Take the Absolutism Quiz

    HW: None