Humanities Syllabus 2012

Humanities Syllabus 2012

September

Reading: Livy, Romans, Pot of  Gold

Objective/Subjective, Roman History, Roman Comedy

Cutural Autobiography (30%)

Exam (70%)

 

Reading: <st1:country-region w:st="on">Ch.</st1:country-region> 6

Greek Philosophy, Plato, Aristotle

Allegory of the cave/High Minded Man  representation (30%)

Exam (70%)

 

October

Reading: College Thinking, Music, Song of Myself

Who am I?

Multi-media presentation (75%)

Game Show (25%)

 

November

 

Reading Ch. 8

Judaism, Christianity

ASSIGN RENAISSANCE ARTIST PAPER

The Days of Creation Project (30%)

Exam (70%)

 

Reading Ch.11

Dante’s Inferno, Divine Love, Political Propoganda

Inferno project (30%)

Exam (70%)

 

<st1:country-region w:st="on">Ch.</st1:country-region> 9, 10  Byzantine and Islamic Empires

Mosaic (20%)

Exam (80%)

 

 

December

Reading: Ch.12, 13, 14

Epic of Sundiata, Proverbs, Poetry, Slave-trade

Oral Tradition game (30%)

Exam (70%)

 

Reading: Othello

Shakespeare, Race/Ethnicity/Culture, Human Development

Artistic Representation of primary fear (30%)

Exam (70%)

 

 

January

 

Reading: Ch.17, 18, 19, 20

Humanism, Renaissance Literature, Art, Machiavelli, Northern Renaissance

Government (utopian) Project (30%)

Exam (70%)

 

Reading: <st1:country-region w:st="on">Ch.</st1:country-region> 21, 22, 23, 27

Scientific Revolution, Baroque Art/Lit/Music, Classical Music

Music Appreication (50%)

Exam (50%)

 

February

 

Reading: <st1:country-region w:st="on">Ch.</st1:country-region> 24, 25, 26

Louis XIV, European Enlightenment, US Enlightenment

RESEARCH PAPER DUE

(E) Alternative Assessment

 

Reading: <st1:country-region w:st="on">Ch.</st1:country-region> 28, 29, 30

Romanticism, Industrial Revolution, Realism

(D) Oral Assessment

 

March

 

Reading: <st1:country-region w:st="on">Ch.</st1:country-region> 31, 32, 33, 34

Self-Doubt, Modernism, Absurdity

(C) Undetermined Assessment

 

April

 

Reading: <st1:country-region w:st="on">Ch.</st1:country-region> 35

Post Modernism

Group Projects – MODERN ART

 (B)Group Video Assessment

 

May

 

Philosophical Inquiry relative to Music, Movie, Food, and Customs…

 (A)Project Assessment

Philosophical inquiry…related movie (assigned at that time)