WELCOME TO 1st SEMESTER/ INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS


Aug.28/Tuesday=Orientation:Rules & Expectations, International Names

Aug.29/Wednesday=CE Quiz, Get Some Big Points from the World!

http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/27/studentnews/sn-transcript-tue/index.html

Aug.30/Thursday=CE Quiz, "How to save a Trillion $" 30pts.

http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/26/studentnews/sn-transcript-mon/index.html

Aug.31/Friday= News Analysis 20-25pts


Sept. 4/Tuesday=Geo Day 40pts.

http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/me.htm,
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/

Sept.5/Wednesday=Quiz on pages 1&2, AV Day 20pts.

<iframe width="610" height="343" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" src="http://www.washingtonpost.com/turkey-grapples-with-syrian-exodus/2012/09/01/701b67fe-f3c8-11e1-b74c-84ed55e0300b_inline.html"></iframe>

Sept.6/Thursday=Quiz on pages 3&4, Something Puzzling 30pts.

Sept.7/Friday=Weekly Assessment 40pts.


Sept. 10/Monday=Yours Thoughts on Syria/10points and Geo Day 60pts.,

Sept. 17/Monday=Your Thoughts on Greece 10pts., Geo Day 40pts.

Sept. 18/Tuesday=DNQ/CNN 5-10pts, Facts or Opinions 20pts.,

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/world/july-dec12/othernews_09-17.html

Sept.19/Wednesday=AV Day 20 pts.

Sept.20/Thursday=DNQ/CNN 5-10pts, point check



Sept. 24/Monday= Geo Day 40pts. on Libya, ,,

Sept. 25/Tuesday=Quiz on pages 1 & 2, My Thoughts on Libya

Sept.26/Wednesday=Quiz on pages 3 & 4, AV Day 20 pts.

Sept.27/Thursday=Something Puzzling 30pts.

Sept.28/Friday=Libya Challenge 40pts.


Oct.1/Monday= Geo Day 40pts. on China

Oct.2/Tuesday=Quiz on pages 1 & 2, My Thoughts on China

Oct.3/Wednesday=Quiz on pages 3 & 4, AV Day 20 pts.

http://www.nytimes.com/video/2012/01/25/business/100000001313019/made-in-china.html,
http://www.nytimes.com/video/2012/07/11/world/asia/100000001656355/a-catholic-wedding-in-beijing.html,
http://www.nytimes.com/video/2012/07/10/business/100000001655019/hollywood-thrives-in-china.html,
http://www.nytimes.com/video/2012/05/03/world/asia/100000001526028/timescast-chinese-dissident-seeks-exit.html
http://www.nytimes.com/video/2012/04/30/world/asia/100000001518892/timescast-diplomatic-tensions-in-china.html,
http://www.nytimes.com/video/2012/04/11/world/asia/100000001483458/timescast-political-turmoil-in-china.html
http://www.nytimes.com/video/2012/01/26/business/100000001314218/chinas-factory-cities.html
http://www.nytimes.com/video/2011/12/31/world/asia/100000001227148/a-date-with-the-censors.html
http://www.nytimes.com/video/2011/11/06/world/asia/100000001155596/word-crimes.html
http://www.nytimes.com/video/2011/08/13/world/asia/100000000844065/filming-chinas-dark-side.html
http://www.nytimes.com/video/2011/06/01/world/asia/100000000721114/southnorthpollution.html
http://www.cnn.com/search/?query=China&primaryType=video&sortBy=date&intl=false

Oct.4/Thursday=Study Guide on China 50pts.

Oct.5/Friday=China Challenge 40pts.



Oct.8/Monday= Geo Day 50pts. on Iran, ,

Oct.9/Tuesday=Quiz on pages 1 & 2, My Thoughts on Iran

Oct.10/Wednesday=AV Day 20 pts.

Oct.11/Thursday=Study Guide on Iran 50pts.

Oct.12/Friday=Iran Challenge 40pts.


Oct.15/Monday= Geo Day 40pts.

Oct.16/Tuesday=Cartoon Analysis 25-40pts.,

Oct.17/Wednesday=No School!

Oct.18/Thursday=AV Day 20 pts.

Oct.19/Friday=No School!



Oct.22/Monday=, Geo Day 50pts.

Oct.23/Tuesday=Quiz on Pages 1&2, "Thoughts on Pakistan"

Oct.24/Wednesday=Something Puzzling 30pts.

Oct.25/Thursday=AV Day 20pts.

http://www.nytimes.com/video/2012/10/09/world/asia/100000001835296/class-dismissed.html

Oct.26/Friday=Pakistan Challenge 40pts.


Oct.29/Monday=No School!

Oct.30/Tuesday=Geo Day 50pts.,

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3581.htm ,

Oct.31/Wednesday=Quiz on Pages 1&2, "Thoughts on Israel"

Nov.1/Thursday=Study Guide on Israel 4opts.

Nov.2/Friday=Israel Challenge 40pts.


Nov. 5/Monday=Geo Day 40pts., Quiz tomorrow on this article,

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/world/asia/chinas-xi-jinping-would-be-force-for-us-to-contend-with.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20121104&_r=0&pagewanted=all

Nov.6/Tuesday=Quiz & Election Thoughts

Nov.7/Wednesday=AV Day 20pts.

Nov.8/Thursday=China Challenge Part 2/ 40pts.

Nov.9/Friday=No School!



Nov. 12/Monday=Geo Day 50pts., Quiz tomorrow on these articles,

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17839672 &
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17839881

Nov.13/Tuesday=Quiz & Thoughts on Russia

Nov.14/Wednesday=Study Guide on Russia 40pts.,

read these articles for next week:

http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/p/vladimir_v_putin/index.html?inline=nyt-per

Nov.15/Thursday=No School!

Nov.16/Friday=No School!


Nov. 19/Monday=Geo Day 40pts.,

read these articles for the week:
http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/p/vladimir_v_putin/index.html?inline=nyt-per

Nov.20/Tuesday=AV Day 20pts.

Nov.21/Wednesday= Russia Challenge 40pts.,

Nov.22/Thursday=No School!

Nov.23/Friday=No School!


Nov. 26/Monday=Geo Day 40pts.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/mx.html,
(Read OVERVIEW & FACTS) for quiz tomorrow on Mexico
read these articles for the week:

Nov.27/Tuesday=Quiz on OVERVIEW & FACTS from following article:

, My Thoughts on Mexico

Nov.28/Wednesday= AV Day 20pts.

Nov.29/Thursday=Study Guide 40pts.

Nov.30/Friday= Mexico Challenge 40pts.,




Dec.3/Monday=Geo Day 40pts.

(Read ) for quiz tomorrow on Egypt

read these articles for the week:,,



Dec.4/Tuesday=Quiz on

, My Thoughts on Egypt

Dec.5/Wednesday= AV Day 20pts.,

http://www.aljazeera.com/video/middleeast/2012/06/2012624164349712492.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/video/middleeast/2012/10/201210861149874139.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2012/11/201211235363344636.html
http://news.yahoo.com/video/crowds-gather-egypt-day-mass-114058646.html

Dec.6/Thursday=Something Puzzling 30pts.

Dec.7/Friday= Egypt Challenge 40pts.




Dec.10/Monday=Geo Day 40pts.

(Read ) for quiz tomorrow on India

read these articles for the week:

,,

Dec.11/Tuesday=Quiz on


My Thoughts on India

Dec.12/Wednesday= AV Day 20pts.,

Dec.13/Thursday=Study Guide 50pts.

Dec.14/Friday= India Challenge 40pts.


Dec.17/Monday=Geo Day 40pts.

(Read ) for quiz tomorrow on North Korea

Dec.18/Tuesday=Quiz on read these articles for the week,



My Thoughts on North Korea

Dec.19/Wednesday= AV Day 20pts.,

http://current.com/shows/vanguard/92443219_captive-in-north-korea.htm

Dec.20/Thursday=Study Guide 40pts.

Dec.21/Friday= North Korea Challenge 40pts.


Jan.3/Thursday=Priorities in Foreign Policy=Part One

Jan.4/Friday=Q&A Worksheet on Global Economies 30pts.



Jan.7/Monday=Geo Day 50pts.

(Read http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-15722799) for quiz tomorrow on DR Congo
This week's readings:,,,

Jan.8/Tuesday=Quiz on read this article for the week:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-15722799
My Thoughts on American Foreign Policy Priorities & DR Congo

Jan.9/Wednesday= AV Day 20pts.,

http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/27/opinion/congo-war-ignored-vava-tampa/index.html
http://www.cnn.com/2012/07/26/world/africa/eastern-congo-violence/index.html,
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Io8c81xHLmw
http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/03/world/africa/lola-ya-bonobo-congo/index.html,
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/africa/kinshasa-symphony-orchestre-kimbanguiste/index.html?iid=article_sidebar

Jan.10/Thursday=Study Guide 40-50pts.

Jan.11/Friday= DR Congo Challenge 40pts

Jan.14/Monday=Finish Tiers

Jan.15/Tuesday=Review
Jan.18/Friday= Final Test 100pts.



http://www.forbes.com/powerful-people/
http://qz.com/top/
http://qz.com/38349/africa-now-has-more-mobile-subscribers-than-the-us-or-eu/
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/05/most-powerful-leaders-2012-forbes_n_2246867.html?ir=#slide=more267885
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/spotlight/drcongoconflict/