Agenda for World History Chap2 Sec 2.1 2.2 ______

Agenda for World History Chap2 Sec 2.1 2.2 ______

Agenda for World History – Chap2_Sec 2.1 – 2.2 ______

① GAIN ATTENTION – the Engager (Bell Work)

Copy each blue term from Word Wall and write its definition from theGlossary

  • Skip 2 blank lines before writing next term-with-definition
  • Keep the right margin empty

② INFORM LEARNERS OF OBJECTIVES – the Frame ...welcoming the Guest

1. Explain today’s objective... 2. Relate to the Standard(s)... 3. Show in current classwork

Standard 7.6.3 – Understand the development of feudalism, its role in the medieval European

economy, the way in which it was influenced by physical geography (the role of themanor and the growth of towns), and how feudal relationships provided the foundation of political order.

Objective – Explain how feudalism developed in Western Europe.

③ STIMULATE RECALL OF PRIOR LEARNING –reflect on prior meeting: what was ‘happening’?

The Western Roman Empire collapsed, opening the way for a new civilization to develop.

④ PRESENT THE CONTENT – the Activity

Introduce the concept “hierarchy” and relate it to feudalism in Western Europe (section 2.1)

  • Contrast the 4 levels of people shown in diagram on page 19
  • Highlight today’s vocabulary terms from our Word Wall

⑥ ELICIT PERFORMANCE (practice) – students do the task with teacher’s direction and assistance

Begin notetaking in Chapter 2, pages 20-21

  • Use Notetaking Guidelines to set-up a page for notetaking in one’s Interactive Notebook
  • Create an “informal” outline
  • Copy text headings as section titles for notes
  • Write the main idea for every paragraph as bulleted points beneath each heading


Advise students of strategies to aid them in learning content and of resources available.

  • Provide scaffolds (cues, hints, prompts)
  • Model varied learning strategies
  • Use concept mapping (adding Thinking Maps to students’ notes)
  • Use illustrations (visualizations) to make the content more life-like


1. Confirmatory: praise student accomplishments in writingnew notes and thinking maps [P1]

2. Corrective:identify ways (give prompts) to improve the notes [P2]


1. Review the notes taken from textbook, pages 20-21

2. Paraphrase content while writing the “Summary” across bottom of today’s notes

⑧ ASSESS PERFORMANCE (Review – the Debrief: Evaluate)

  • Embed questions throughout instructionthrough oral questioning and/or quizzes

Homework: Read next section + Complete informal outline notes for initial section (~ 5 paragraphs)

  • Assess and evaluate the quality and quantity of student achievement – Step 6 above
    [HOM: Striving for accuracy]
  • Ensure students carefully process the effectiveness of their learning groups
    [HOM: Thinking about your thinking - Metacognition]
  • Have students make a plan for improvement [HOM: Remain open to continuous learning]
  • Have students celebrate the hard work of group members > Preferred Activity Time

(Applying Robert Gagne’s Nine Events ofInstruction Agenda – World History – Chap 2_Sec 2.1-2.2 / page1)