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1 February 13th 2012 Today’s Agenda
Come in, Get out journals, have a seat Warm-up: Turn in Debate Rubrics CNN STUDENT News Strong Traditions, Modern Innovations- reading, discussion, assessment

2 Objectives 7.01 Identify historical events such as invasions, conquests, and migrations and evaluate their relationship to current issues. 11.01 Identify the concepts associated with culture such as language, religion, family, and ethnic identity, and analyze how they can link and separate societies.

3 Essential Question How can North Korea and South Korea overcome their differences and live in peace?

4 What is currently happening in Syria? What does the Syrian government say about the situation there? What does the U.S. ambassador to Syria say? What might be some of the challenges of bringing humanitarian aid into Syria? Explain. * What has been the trend in global sea levels over the past 100 years? What do scientists say might be causing this trend? What is one explanation why last year's global sea level didn't follow this trend? How have some coastal communities reacted to the changes in sea level? What options do you think are available to coastal communities with regard to sea level?

5 Notes and discussion on North Korea’s Culture and history

6 Strong Traditions, Modern Innovations: Discussion, notes, and intro to Korean History
Turn to page 461 in text! Title Notebook- “Strong Traditions, Modern Innovations” Let’s read this!!! Do section assessment on page 467 (numbers 1-8)

7 Key Ideas from Section One:
Korea lies on a peninsula, which provides a moderate climate and plentiful resources!

8 Think, Pair, Share: Why are many Koreans still bitter about the Japanese occupation of Korea?

9 Answer to Think, Pair, Share
(Japan ruled Korea very harshly and tried to diminish the influence of Korean culture)

10 Question: 1. Explain the importance of: Three Kingdoms demilitarized zone celadon hanbok

11 Answer: Three Kingdoms: the three kingdoms that had formed on the Korean Peninsula by A.D. 300 Demilitarized zone: buffer zone between North Korea and South Korea Celadon: Korean ceramic pottery with thin blue or green glaze Hanbok: traditional Korean costume.

12 Question: 2. Summarize: Use your completed chart to answer the following question: Why did the Koreans deeply resent the Japanese occupation? Korean History Korean Culture The first state…

13 Answer: -Because the Japanese tried to eradicate Korean culture and treated the Koreans with cruelty Korean History Korean Culture The first state called Choson; three kingdoms; Silla; Koryo; Choson Dynasty; Japan conquered Korea; peninsula split into North and South Korea Shamanism; Buddhism; Confucianism; Christianity; pagodas; Buddha Stone sculptures, celadon pottery; hanbok, kimchi; ondols

14 3. What are some of the traits that the Three Kingdoms had in common?
Question 3. What are some of the traits that the Three Kingdoms had in common?

15 Answer: Strong military system, powerful kings, aristocracies made up of tribal chiefs

16 Question: 4. How did Japan gain control over Korea?

17 Japan fought Russia for control of Manchuria and then attacked Korea.

18 5. What does life in a rural village center on?
Question: 5. What does life in a rural village center on?

19 Farming, especially rice-growing
Answer: Farming, especially rice-growing

20 Question: 6. Make Inferences: Do you think the Korean people benefited from the Korean War? Explain why or why not.

21 Answer: Possible Answer: no because the Korean people suffered a great deal during the war, and the two countries continue to have problems today

22 Question: 7. Sequence Events: In what chronological order did major belief systems enter the Korean Peninsula?

23 Answer: Shamanism, Confucianism, around 100 B.C.;

24 Question: 8. Connect to Today: Why do you think North Korea has recently started a nuclear weapons program?

25 Answer: Possible Answers
North Korea feels threatened; it stresses a strong military

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