Globetrotter ~Year Two~ Overview

Units History Bible Literature
Units
English Art Projects and Celebration
Medieval Times
Knowledge = Light
4 Weeks
The Dark Ages,
feudal system; Crusades
Roman
Church in
history; Bible
doctrines

*A Door in
the Wall
 
or
The Sword
of Denis
Anwyck

 

 *Spy for the Night Riders
or
*Frau Luther

 

(War of the Invisibles) 

 

 

*Gallaudet:  Friend of the Deaf

 

*Sigi's Fire Helmet

 

*Taught by a Tiger
or
*Dr. Rabbit

Nouns; Creative writing Portfolios; Coat of arms Experience serfdom; Build castles. Finale: Castle Battle

Ren. &
Reform.

Courage
4 Weeks

The
Renaissance
and Reformation
-- Silk Road, Lorenzo Medici;
art and artists
Reformers:
Tyndale,
Wycliff, Huss,
Luther
Newspaper; pronouns Draw while lying on back; (faux) stained glass; Ren. art & artists Finale: Renaissance
meal for School
Board members
served by students. 
Race for Riches

Tolerance
2 weeks

Western
Expansion  and
Exploration
1500-1700 
Religious
freedom and
tolerance,
Church of
England
Verbs; Scrapbook Inventions; Scrapbook Create an Explorers'
Scrapbook; inventions. Finale:
Presentation of
inventions
The Divine
Rights

Power
3 Weeks

Monarchies in
England, Spain,
France, and
Russia
God's Divine
rights;
religious
advancement
and decline during this
era.
More verbs; Pronouns; Creative writing Baroque art; perspective; drawing Finale:  Host a Senior Tea or
Luncheon. Each
student invite guests.

Human Rights
& Rev.

Rights
3 Weeks

Revolutions in America and France: Reign of Terror Our God-given
rights; Bible
principles of
conflict
resolution.
Prepositions; Research & reporting Fore-
shortening;  1783- projects; Still life
Finale: Cooking-
baking
opportunities.

Industrial Rev.

Change
4 Weeks

Industrial
Revolution in Britain and around the world.
Religious activity
in 1800's-- setting the stage for fulfilling
prophecy.
Persuasive
ads; Diagram-ming
Victorian age; Ads Textiles, inventions,  advertising
Japan &
Russia
Motives
2 weeks 
Japanese
and Russian history
Pillars of SDA Faith; Shinto religion Haiku, sensory writing Japanese art, Impressionism Art Projects

 

Units

History

Bible

 Literature Units English Art  Projects and Celebration
The World
at War

Impact of
War
4 Weeks

WW 1, Russian Rev., WW 11,
Cold War, Communism in China, Korean War, Vietnam
War
The Protestant Church today; SDA church and missions during this time period. (Number the Stars) 

 

 

Hana's Suitcase
or
*To Linger is to Die

 

 

The Breadwinner

 

Poetry, grammar, war letters, debate Displays; sketching; Pop art Interview people who lived during a war; Finale: Special guest or speaker.
A
Changing
World

Influence
3 weeks

Changes in countries and governments, economics, and cultural issues. Missions; the 10-40 Window   Descriptive writing; Modern art; Norman Rockwell Interviews, Community Project: choose a service or mission project

My
Country

Choices
1 - 2 weeks

Student develops
their own
"country"
What does God want from me? Spiritual and social choices. Personal displays Personal displays My County Festival: Invite parents and others in to view student work, etc.

* Pathways Reading Selection