I. The Great Exchange (Age of Exploration and Discovery)
A. Europe

Assignment Sheet/Idents #1 (2013-2014)

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You may reach Mrs. McKee at < pmckee@castilleja.org > or < peggy_mckee@castilleja.org >
Her website is < http://castinet.castilleja.org/users/pmckee/ >
telephone contact: 650-470-7854

Mrs. McKee is substituting for Ms Story's sections of C&C--periods 1, 2 and 6 in room 24
period 1 "long" is Fri.; period 1 does not meet on Th.
period 2 "long" is Wednesday; period 2 does not meet on Friday
period 6 "long" is Tues.; period 6 does not meet on Th.

Ms Story hopes to be back for B. Africa in the Age of the Great Exchange
The link to her site is < https://sites.google.com/a/castilleja.org/christy-story/ii-c-c >

The textbook for C&C is Bentley and Ziegler, Traditions and Encounters, vol. ii, 3rd, 4th, 5th editions
(you may use any of the editions, page numbers are the same for 3rd and 4th))
Bentley and Ziegler support sites below--choose a chapter

< http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072957549/student_view0/powerweb.html > (3rd edition)

< http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0073406937/student_view0/index.html > (4th edition)

Week #1 (mini)--Th., - Fri., 08/29/13 - 08/30/13
Come to school!
YAY!!! Welcome to C&C
Discussion of Things Fall Apart
Link to Ms. Story's TFA discussion
To help you in your reflections on, discussion of, writing on
Things Fall Apart, look at the site below:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Things_Fall_Apart >

A Week--Mon., - Fri., 09/02/13 - 09/06/13
Mon., 09/02--Labor Day--no school for students
Tues., - Wed., 09/03 - 09/04 --9th grade retreat
Th., 09/05--periods 1 and 6 do not meet (alas)
but period 2 does
Fri., 09/06 = Conference for period 1
***Th., 09/05 and Fri., 09/06--Introduce "image essay" assignment and "pairs"***
Ms Story's "Image Essay"on Okonkwo
Helpful sites for Image Essay
[ African Art ] [ African Rituals ] [ African Women ]

B WEEK--Mon., - Fri., 09/09/13 - 09/13/13
Tues., 09/10--"image essay" due; altered schedule for Arrillaga Speaker (no period 7)
Introduce TFA Essay #1
Wed., 09/11 = Conference for period 2;
Bring BZ to class, having read The Origins of Global Interdependence, 1500-1800 (594-595)

Begin to work on map (class time allowed)
To help you with your map, go to
[ helpful maps]
Animated Exploration and Discovery Map

videos during "long" periods this week (Ms Story's google site)
CNN Millennium "Mongol Hegemony" (13th century) < Mongol Hegemony work sheet >
CNN Millennium
"The Sail"

A WEEK--Mon., - Fri., 09/16/13 - 09/20/13
Mon., 09/16--Essay #1 TFA due
Begin reading BZ, 597-609, 621-626, 665-670 (3rd, 4th edition)
Begin reading BZ, (handout to parallel 594-595,) 465-475, 486-489, 523-528 (5th edition)
Read to keep pace with class discussion

Ms. Story has made a PowerPoint presentation outlining the assigned pages in BZ
Begin to work on web assignments < exploration and discovery > and < great exchange >

web site exercises due on the day of the test
Fri., 09/20--map due

B WEEK--Mon.,- Fri., 09/23/13 - Fri., 09/27/13
Complete A. Europe in the Great Exchange
During "long" = < Tenochtitlan > video < Tenochtitlan sheet >
Discuss documents, finish class notes, BZ reading, websites, docs.
Look at documents SOAPA
Fri., 09/27--Review for test

A WEEK--Mon. - Fri., 09/30/13 - 10/04
Mon., 09/30--Test on A. Europe in the Age of the Great Explain
Hand in your web exercises as you enter the classroom
Tues., 10/01--Begin B. Africa in the Age of the Great Exchange

For excellent review of Europe in the Great Exchange, visit BZ support website (see top of page)
and take the practice multiple choice practice test
The test format: objective, map, doc, essay, CEEC
(Hand in web homework as you enter the classroom)

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For the test, you are responsible for assigned pages from BZ,
class discussion, video sheets, web exercises, docs, handouts, and map:
You will find it helpful to visit the interactive sites recommended in Bentley/Ziegler

You do not need to hand in hard copy of idents

For review--visit Winners-Losers in the Great Exchange

Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta Reconquista Silk Roads
Prince Henry, the Navigator Discoveries Trans-Sahara Trade Route
Bartholomeu Dias, Vasco da Gama Treaty/Tordesillas Pax Mongolica (Mongol Hegemony)
Ferd & Is Encomienda System Lateen Sail, Astrolabe, Compass
Christopher Columbus Disease Dhow, Caravel, Galleon
Magellan, Balboa The Conquest Volta do mar, Carosel, Monsoon
Bartolomeo de las Casas Conquistadores Impact of Great Exchange
James Cook   What went where?
Cortés, Dona Marina, Pizarro    

Why did Europe/Iberia connect the "worlds" in
"global commercial networks in the 15th century?
"Rabbits Eat Turkey Kabobs Prepared Rare"!

Portugal's "Story"
WHO: Prince Henry, Dias, da Gama, Cabral, Albuquerque
WHERE: Gold Coast, East Africa,
India (Goa, Calicut) Spice Islands (Moluccas)
Brazil, China (Macao/Macau,) Japan (Nagasaki)
WHEN: You should know
WHY: You should know
WHAT: Commerce > Colonies (except for Brazil)

Spain's "Story"
Unification of Spain Interactive Map
WHO: Ferd&Is, CC, conquistadores
WHERE: New World (Hispaniola,) Spanish Empire, Philippines
(Manila Galleons--Manila/Acapulco Trade)
WHY: We know you know
WHEN: You know this, too
WHAT: encomienda system, impact on Native Americans (los Indios) Commerce + Colonies

Causes and Outcomes of Europe's Role in the Great (Columbian) Exchange

1. Explain the motives for European exploration
2. What technological innovations aided European exploration/discovery?
3. How/why did the Portuguese lead the way in Atlantic exploration?
4. Identify the specfic factors that comprised "The Columbian Exchange" (who benefited? who did not?)
5. How and to what extent was the world transformed by the new "global village"?
(HINT: go back and review first two pages of BZ)

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Ancillary Support sites (wholly optional; that means NOT required!)
For an optional interactive sites to accompany CNN Millennium sites, you may visit
"Latitude and Longitude" < http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swKBi6hHHMA >
"Latitude/Longitude" song < http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjDqhLUzCpE>
< http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/1999/millennium/>
When Worlds Collide (PBS Documentary)
< http://www.pbs.org/kcet/when-worlds-collide/video/ >
lessons to go with When Worlds Collide
< http://edsitement.neh.gov/how-teachers-can-make-most-when-worlds-collide >
If you're really interested, go to link below for In the Footsteps of Marco Polo
< http://www.wliw.org/marcopolo/video/watch-the-full-episode/324/ >
useful site for Europe in the Great Exchange < https://sites.google.com/a/castilleja.org/c-c-resources-2010-2011/ >
< Google Earth Virtual Tour >
Optional--Download this file and open with Google Earth
(sometime doesn't work)

TFA image essays period 1 (2013)
*Chielo--Katie Jo/Amanda

TFA image essays period 2 (2013)
*Chielo--Megan C/Gwen
*Ekwefi--Megan H/Lauren

TFA image essays period 6 (2013)

TFA image essays period 1(2012)
Chielo--Colby/Karina G
Ezinma--Lea/Karina F
Ekwefi--Paris/Emily L.

TFA image essays period 6 (2012)
Chielo--Abby L./Claire
Ezinma--Natasha/Emily B
Ezinma--Abby H/Beca
Ekwef i--Jillian/Sophie