Adjunct Faculty Orientation
Ellen Fancher-Ruiz, Dean of Students
Dean of Students
Dr. Ellen Fancher-Ruiz, Dean of Students
CA 315, 703-323-3382
Mr. Muhammad Basit, Exec
WSHS English 12/English 12 Honors:
Summer Reading List 2015-2016
Summer reading assignments for rising seniors are designed to help students continue to practice reading skills over summer vacation.
Some choice is given to promote individual interests. St
Prewriting: Personal Narrative
Students will write a well-developed personal narrative of a significant event or
an important experience in their lives that marks a stage in their growing up.
Students will work through the wri
Savings and Investing
Compound Interest Worksheet
Directions: Using the Rule of 72 how long will it take for your investment to double at these interest rates? Fill
in your answers in the blanks provided below.
1. Brooker T. Washington
Born as a slave, Washington rose to become one of the people who impacted our nation.
What he is most known for is helping establish the Tuskegee Institution in Alabama. The
institution focused on vocationa
The Way of Peace
HIS 101 - Week 5
Lived 570 - 632
From city of Mecca in
Angel Gabriel spoke to him
in 610, revealed the Koran
Tried to unify tribes in
Mecca, not welcomed
Began first Islamic
The Land Between the
HIS 101 - Week 1
The Fertile Crescent
Mesopotamian Flood Plain
TIGRIS RIVER, the eastern river, foothills of the Zagros
EUPHRATES RIVER, the western river, rises in the
Taurus Mountains of Eastern Turke
The Roman Republic
Of all the ancient civilizations, Rome would be most important for the
later development of the West.
Whatallowed Rome to develop in the way it did?
Key themes for this class:
Roman roots as a Mediterranean agrarian socie
The Revolt of Spartacus
Spartacus was a freeborn provincial from Thrace who served as an auxiliary
in Roman Army in Macedonia. He deserted the army, was outlawed, captured
and sold into slavery. He trained at the Gladiatorial School of Batiatus in
Study Guide #1
1. What is the Law of Tannstafal? Explain its meaning.
2. Define Economics and explain t
Epic of Gilgamesh Tablet 1 Notes
Gilgamesh is a tyrannical leader who shows little regard
for his people. He takes what he wants from them and
works them to death constructing the walls of Uruk.
The old men of Uruk complain and appeal to the gods for
PRIMARY SOURCE READINGS IN WESTERN CIVILIZATION
Sermon on the Mount 17
Bernard of Clairvaux 21
Julian of Norwich.24
Giovanni Pico d
REVIEW QUESTIONS ABOUT EUROPE FROM NATIONALISM
1. What were the duties Giuseppe Mazzini believed that people owed to their country
and to humanity? How did Heinrich von Treitschkes nationalism differ from Mazzinis?
2. What is the signifi
REVIEW QUESTIONS ABOUT THE RENAISSANCE, THE REFORMATION, AND THE
AGE OF ABSOLUTISM
1. Why were the northern Italian city states so wealthy during the Renaissance?
2. What were the most important differences between med
REVIEW QUESTIONS ABOUT
THE ENLIGHTENMENT, THE FRENCH REVOLUTION, INDUSTRIALISM,
1. What were the principal difference between Ren Descartes' method for finding the
truth and Sir Francis Bacon's?
2. What did Sir Isaac Newton seem to reveal t
FINAL EXAM REVIEW
Since the Enlightenment, the search for the meaning of life, for a just society, and for truth itself
has become increasingly contentious. The quest is now our own. This is why the final
examination will ask you once again to compare how
Hitler was a hero of Germany. He believed that Germans should rally around the
belief of nationalism, and he also believed that the Jewish people were not a solution to
their problem. The SS was his parliamentary force or in other words th
Truman Extra Credit
President Trumans Statement
This statement was written in, The White House on August 6, 1945 by President
Truman. During the time this statement was set out an American airplane drop
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
This novel, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich was written in Russia by a
man named Alexander Solzhenitsyn, in 1962. This novel takes place in a soviet labor
camp and is about a prisoner who lived through this ca