I know you've been on pins and needles waiting for this, so without further ado...
You only need to print out the pages for week one so that you'll have that ready to turn in when we meet on 8/31. I'll print out out the rest and bring them for you to put in your binders.
Okay, here's some stuff you need to know before you start working:
HISTORY OF THE MEDIEVAL WORLD - I have not assigned reading of every single chapter. Because of our limited time for this class, we can only focus on western civilization. In general, I have cut out all the chapters that pertain to eastern civilization (Asia, India, etc.) because we simply don't have time to do everything. I still want to encourage you to read these chapters on your own. The history is fascinating, and it's important!
HISTORY OF THE MEDIEVAL WORLD - You will have questions to answer for each chapter you read. I would prefer that you write your answers in a regular old spiral notebook because that makes grading easier on me. (I can lay them all flat on the table and go over all of them at once very quickly) I am requiring you to follow this format when answering the questions:
TIMELINE ENTRIES - I've put some lines on your assignment pages where you are to write down three things that you are adding to your timelines. You still need to write them in your timelines. You are encouraged to write as many things as you want in there, but I'm requiring you to share three of them with me and with the rest of the class. I want you to bring your timelines to class each week so that we can add to them together. I think you all have timelines from previous years, right? Here's an example (sorry, I've only got two because I've only read the first chapter):
QUESTIONS FOR VIDEO AND READING ASSIGNMENTS - The questions you are answering are the ones included in the printable workbooks that go with the "Old Western Culture" videos. Your parents should print these out for you. Please remind them NOT to print out the answer key for you. If you can't get them printed at home for some reason, I'll do it for you. Just tell me!
ARTS AND ANTIQUITIES ASSIGNMENTS - optional; check with your parents
PHILOSOPHY ASSIGNMENTS - optional; check with your parents
As always, I've broken this up into four days of assignments. If that schedule doesn't work for you, feel free to change it up. With that said, it's a really bad idea to cram a bunch of work into a couple of days. Make it a habit to start your homework on Thursday and do a bit each day so that you won't have to rush to get it done before REACH.
I expect good work from you. You are all in high school now. You are all young adults. I'm not going to be satisfied with childish/teenagerish efforts. If you're not doing good work, I'm going to give it back to you to do over. I REALLY REALLY REALLY don't want to make you do work twice, so please do a good job the first time.
That's all I can think of for now. Please comment below if you have any questions.