Welcome to Mondern World History

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  • Introduce myself 5 min Check seats and introduced to students 10-15 min Introduction to the course and syllabus 20 min Books and info sheets 20 min (BOOKS MUST BE COVERED) What is History 10 min History definition competition Why religion 15 min Where are we going? 5 min Notes: Needs another 10 min or so… not as many class related questions as before????
  • Welcome to Mondern World History

    1. 1. Welcome To Modern World History Honors!!!
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Class Basics and Books </li></ul><ul><li>What is History anyway? </li></ul><ul><li>Why is Religion important? </li></ul>
    3. 3. What is History? <ul><li>Directions: First, Introduce yourself to someone in the class that you DO NOT already know. Second, together come up with answers to the following questions. You will have 6 minutes. Be ready to share your ideas with the class. </li></ul><ul><li>What is the goal of history? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do we study the past? </li></ul><ul><li>How can the past help us today? </li></ul>
    4. 4. What is History? <ul><li>Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Answers </li></ul><ul><li>Peoples stories </li></ul><ul><li>Winners and losers </li></ul><ul><li>Conquests </li></ul><ul><li>Past </li></ul><ul><li>Recollections </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul>
    5. 5. What is History? <ul><li>1. the branch of knowledge dealing with past events. </li></ul><ul><li>2. a continuous, systematic narrative of past events as relating to a particular people, country, period, person, etc., usually written as a chronological account; chronicle: a history of France; a medical history of the patient. </li></ul><ul><li>3. the aggregate of past events. </li></ul><ul><li>4. the record of past events and times, esp. in connection with the human race. </li></ul><ul><li>Taken from www.dictionary.com </li></ul>
    6. 6. What is Religion? <ul><li>Directions: Pair up with a different person in the class that you DO NOT know. Consider the following questions and be ready to discuss with the class. </li></ul><ul><li>What is religion? </li></ul><ul><li>What purpose does religion serve for Humans? Does it serve a purpose? </li></ul>
    7. 7. What is Religion? <ul><li>A set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, esp. when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and often containing a moral code governing the conduct of human affairs. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Major Religions of the World <ul><li>Hinduism </li></ul><ul><li>Buddhism </li></ul><ul><li>Judaism </li></ul><ul><li>Christianity </li></ul><ul><li>Islam </li></ul>
    9. 9. Homework <ul><li>1. COVER YOUR BEAUTIFUL, BRAND NEW, ABSOLUTLEY AMAZINCE, WONDERFUL, STUPENDOUS, INCREDIBLY EXPENSIVE BOOK!!! </li></ul>
    10. 10. Computer Lab Tasks <ul><li>1. Sign up for Quia </li></ul><ul><li>2. Check out Pageflakes </li></ul><ul><li>3. Check out slideshare </li></ul><ul><li>4. Complete online questionnaire on Quia </li></ul>

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