Welcome to Global Studies 2011-2012


[[file:Global Studies DESCRIPT Sem2:2011-12.doc]]

Jan.24/Tues.Orientation again, your space, rules of 114,=

Tell me what you know about?


Jan.25/Wed.=DNQ 5-10pts., AV Day 40pts. plus

click here to see video

Jan.26/Thurs.=DNQ 5-10pts., "The Right Stuff"

click here to see videohttp://www.cnn.com/2012/01/25/studentnews/sn-transcript-thu/index.html

Jan.27/Fri. DNQ 5-10pts., Geo Day 40 pts.,

China_Map_#1.png
file/China



Jan.30/Mon.=DNQ 5-10pts., plus AV Day 45 points plusfile/BBC News - Newsnight - China's appetite for work and wealth.pdf

Jan.31/Tues.=DNQ 5-10pts., Review for Map Test on China file/BBC News - China's Xi Jinping to meet President Obama next month.pdf

Feb.1/Wed.=Quiz on Terms #1 5-10pts., "R & R" file/Tibetan Protests.pdf

Feb.2/Thurs.=DNQ 5-10pts., Map Test on China 40 points file/Chinese Stealing Our Secrets.pdf

Feb.3/Fri.=Chinese Current Events 40 points from 4 articles posted this week. Notes from articles are to be turned in for a possible 10 points.


Feb.6/Mon.=DNQ 5-10pts., plus AV Day 45 points plus

file/China’s new tribes.doc

Feb.7/Tues.=DNQ 5-10pts., Geo Day (bring a ruler & calculator)40pts.file/Is China America's new enemy.pdf

Click here to see video:http://www.cnn.com/2012/02/06/studentnews/sn-transcript-tue/index.html

Feb.8/Wed.=Quiz on Terms #2 15pts., "Keys & Balance"file/Come On, China, Buy Our Stuff! - NYTimes.com.pdffile/GS_China

Feb.9/Thurs.=Timeline 40 pts., file/Homesick Chinese.pdf

Feb.10/Fri.=Chinese Current Events 40 points from 4 articles posted this week. Notes from articles are to be turned in for a possible 10 points.




Feb.13/Mon.=DNQ 5-10pts., plus AV Day 45 points plus, China Timeline is due!file/BBC News - 2012 - China's year of change.pdf

Feb.14/Tues.=Quiz on Terms #3 15pts., "Balanced Rule",

,file/BBC News - Barack Obama confronts the China challenge.pdf

Feb.15/Wed.=Outside Speaker(possible extra credit) file/Households Pay a Price for China’s Growth - NYTimes.com.pdf

Feb.16/Thurs.=Chinese Current Events 40 points from 4 articles posted this week. Notes from articles are to be turned in for a possible 10 points.[[file:Asia Times Online : Kidnaps highlight urgent task for China.pdf]]

Feb.17/Fri.=DNQ 5-10pts., Geo Day 40pts.



Feb.20/Mon.=No School

Feb.21/Tues.=AV Day 45plus points,

http://video.pbs.org/video/2196350829

Feb.22/Wed.=Quiz on Terms # 15pts., "Ruling over One Billion"

Feb.23/Thurs.=Review for China Cycle Test

Feb.24/Fri.China Cycle Test 60pts.


Feb.27/Mon.=DNQ 5-10pts., plus AV Day 25 points plusfile/2 Americans Are Killed as Afghan Unrest Enters Fifth Day - NYTimes.com.pdf

Feb.28/Tues.=DNQ 5-10pts., Geo Day 40pts.[[file:Ramblings from a painter: So What Are We Doing in Afghanistan.pdf]]watch this video

http://www.cnn.com/2012/02/27/studentnews/sn-transcript-tue/index.html

Feb.29/Wed.=Quiz on Terms #4 15pts., "Between A Rock & A Hard Place"[[file:John Tirman: Afghanistan: %22A Deeply Violated Land%22.pdf]]

March 1/Thurs.DNQ 5-10pts., Other Readings 25 pts.,file/Afghan Girls Are Penalized for Elders’ Misdeeds - NYTimes.com.pdf

March 2/Fri.=Afghanistan's Current Events 40 points from 4 articles posted this week. Notes from articles are to be turned in for a possible 10 points.





March 5/Mon.=DNQ 5-10pts., plus AV Day 25 points plus, file/Pakistani Taliban Turn to Kidnapping to Finance Operations - NYTimes.com.pdf

March 6/Tues.=DNQ 5-10pts., Review for South Asia Test, [[file:BBC News - Pakistan political crisis: Key players.pdf]]

March 7/Wed.=Quiz on Terms #4 #5 15-30pts., "Our Friend or Our Foe"file/Pakistan

March 8/Thurs.Map Test on South Asia 40pts.[[file:Foreign policy:Pakistan.pdf]]

March 9/Fri.=Pakistan's Current Events 40 points from 4 articles posted this week. Notes from articles are to be turned in for a possible 10 points.


March 12/Mon.=DNQ 5-10pts., plus AV Day 25 points,[[file:CE:India 2012.pdf]]

March 13/Tues.=Timeline on South Asia 50pts.,[[file:Jasdev Singh Rai: Democracy Bollywood Style.pdf]]

March 14/Wed.=Quiz on Terms #6 10-15pts., "Largest Democracy", file/India Eyes Affirmative Action for Muslims - NYTimes.com.pdf

March 15/Thurs.=DNQ 5-10pts., plus Something Puzzling on India 30 pts.file/BBC News - New focus for British aid to India.pdf

March 16/Fri.=India's Current Events 40 points from 4 articles posted this week. Notes from articles are to be turned in for a possible 10 points.

THIS IS THE LAST DAY EXTRA CREDIT "THOUGHT PAPERS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THE THIRD QUARTER!



March 26/Mon.=AV Day 30 points

March 27/Tues.=Geo Day on South Asia 40pts.,BRING A RULER & CALCULATOR TO CLASS!

March 28/Wed.=DNQ 5-10pts., "Final Thoughts on South Asia"

March 29/Thurs.=Review for South Asia Test

March 30/Fri.=South Asia Test 60 points



April 2/Mon.=DNQ 5-10pts., AV Day 30 points,,,

April 3/Tues.=DNQ 5-10pts., Geo Day on Middle East 40pts.,,

April 4/Wed.=Quiz on Terms #8 10-15pts., "The Chosen"

April 5/Thurs.=DNQ 5-10pts., Something Puzzling 25pts.

HAPPY EASTER!




April 10/Tues.=Review for Map Test on Middle East

http://litecky111.wikispaces.com/MIDDLE+EAST+MAP+EXAM+REVIEW+DAY,file/BBC News - Israel profile -,file/BBC News - Israel profile -file/BBC News - Israel profile -

April 11/Wed.=Quiz on Terms #9, 10-15pts., "Next Year in Jerusalem", file/BBC News - Iran country profile -,file/BBC News - Iran profile -, file/BBC News - Iran profile -

April 12/Thurs.=Map Test on Middle East 40pts., file/BBC News - Egypt country profile -, file/BBC News - Egypt profile -, file/BBC News - Egypt profile -

April 13/Fri.=Middle East Current Events 40 points from articles posted this week. Notes from articles are to be turned in for a possible 10 points.


April 16/Mon.=DNQ 5-10pts., plus AV Day 25 points,file/Syria profile,file/BBC News - Syria profile -,file/BBC News - Syria profile -

April 17/Tues.=DNQ 5-10pts., Geo Day 40pts., bring a ruler & calculator, file/Saudi Arabia file/BBC News - Saudi Arabia profile -, file/BBC News - Saudi Arabia profile -

April 18/Wed.=Quiz on Terms #10 10-15pts., "More Deals & Promises", file/U.S., Iran Poised For Mine Warfare In The Persian Gulf.pdf

April 19/Thurs.=Timeline on Middle East 50pts., [[file:US Must Act Quickly to Maintain Influence in Middle East - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East.pdf]]

April 20/Fri.=Middle East's Current Events 40 points from 4 articles posted this week. Notes from articles are to be turned in for a possible 10 points.



April 23/Mon.=DNQ 5-10pts., plus AV Day 25 points,file/ME CE

April 24/Tues.=DNQ 5-10pts., Geo Day 40pts., bring a ruler & calculator,file/News Desk_ Our Men in Iran_ _ The New Yorker.pdf

April 25/Wed.=Quiz on Terms #11 10-15pts., "A Promise Kept",file/Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi_ Iran Picks Awkward Time to Escalate Gulf Tensions.pdffile/Why Iran's Mullahs Cannot Rest Easy - NYTimes.pdf

April 26/Thurs.=Terrorist Project on Middle East 40-50pts.file/Former Syrian General Akil Hashem on the Uprising in Syria.pdf,file/Alawites for Assad.pdf

April 27/Fri.=Middle East's Current Events 40 points from 4 articles posted this week. Notes from articles are to be turned in for a possible 10 points.



April 30/Mon.=AV Day 40 points plus, Terrorist Project on Middle East 50pts is due!

May 1/Tues.=DNQ 5-10pts., Something Puzzling on Syria 20pts.

May 2/Wed.=Quiz on Terms #12 10-15pts., "Final Thoughts on the Middle East"

May 3/Thurs.=Review for Middle East Test

May 4/Fri.=Test on the Middle East 60 points.


May 7/Mon.=Instructions for Africa Presentations,file/Global StudiesAfricaSpeeches2012.doc,file/GS Help Hints Speech.doc

May 8/Tues.=Work on "Seeds of Hope", TOPIC IS DUE, 10pts.

May 9/Wed.=Work on "Seeds of Hope", THREE SOURCES & TOPIC ARE DUE, 15pts.

May 10/Thurs.DNQ 5-10pts., Geo Day 50pts.

May 11/Fri.=No School!



May 14/Mon.=Africa Presentations (1-4) & Quiz

May 15/Tues.=Geo Day 51 points, possible DNQ 5-10pts.

May 16/Wed.=Africa Presentations (5-8) & Quiz

May 17/Thurs.Possible DNQ 5-10pts., Review part one for Africa Map Test:

http://litecky111.wikispaces.com/Africa+Map+Review+Game+Day
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Geography.htm

May 18/Fri.=Africa Presentations (9-12) & Quiz



May 21/Mon.=Africa Presentations (13-16) & Quiz

May 22/Tues.=Possible DNQ 5-10pts., Review part two for Africa Map Test

May 23/Wed.=Africa Presentations (17-20) & Quiz

May 24/Thurs.=Africa Map Test 51 points

May 25/Fri.=Africa Presentations (21-24) & Quiz


May 28/Mon.=No School!

May 29/Tues.=AV Day 40pts.

May 30/Wed.=Africa Presentations (25-27) & Quiz

May 31/Thurs.=Geo Day 40 point, BRING A RULER & CALCULATOR

June 1/Fri.=No School!


June 4/Mon.=AV Day 40pts. & begin review

June 5/Tues.=Review for final test

June 6/Wed.=Final Africa Test!

June 7/Thurs.=Final Africa Test!

June 8/Fri.=Final Africa Test!