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Adam Hertz                                      8th Grade Global Studies

-BA: Creighton University-   Political Science  International Relations Major  History Co-Major                      - Post Graduate Work:   Metropolitan State University  Urban Teacher Program (Graduate Program Teaching Licensure)

Currently working on Master Thesis for Urban Education in Social Studies and attainment of Masters Degree in Education


Click link below to view all the Global Studies Rubrics: Rubrics

Unit 1- *Geography

*Rubrics for Unit:

Rubric 1

Rubric 2

Rubric 3

Unit 2- Economics


Unit 3- Government and Civics

Unit 4- Cultures and Religions (Culture Background and the 5 major religions of the world)

Unit 5- International Relations: International Organizations &Human Rights

Unit 7- Recent history: (Colonialism, Cold War, Human Rights)

Units 8 through 13 studying the World by Region:

(Africa, Asia, North America, Latin America, Europe)

See Google calendar below for more due dates and details!
Date Daily Activities

Periods 1,5,&6 Finish the Monotheistic Test from Friday

4th Period Watch and Discuss Buddhism Video


Explain who the Buddha was and what Buddhism is.

Buddhism reading and KWL passed out.


Explain some basic Buddhist beliefs and practices.

Buddhism KWL due

1/25/18 Explain the Buddhist 5 Noble Truths and 8 Fold Path.
1/26/18 Explain and describe the beliefs Buddhism and Hinduism have in common: Dharma, Karma, Reincarnation, and Brahman. 

Minnesota International Middle School277 12th Ave North

Minneapolis, MN  55401612-465-8465

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