Classwork: Today we were in the computer lab working on the junior project.
Homework: Ch 50.1-50.3
Classwork: Today we looked at different photos and charts from the Vietnam War. We disscused the themes and characteristics as well as discussed how this war compares to the previous wars we have studied in class. We started reading about how the US found itself involved in the Vietnam War.
Homework: Finish the textbook reading. Chapter 50.1-50.3. Do not read section 4.
Classwork: Today we finished the writing portion of the test, if you did not finish yesterday. We also spent class time peer editing our second rough drafts. Please make sure you get an electronic copy uploaded to turnitin.com
Classwork: Today we took the unit exam for the Civil Rights Movement and the 1960s. We will finish the short answer portion tomorrow.
Homework: Rough Draft #2 is due tomorrow. Please bring a hard copy to class and upload an electronic copy to turnitin.com
Classwork: Today we spent the first half of class peer editing our first rough drafts. We also had a test review for the CRM/60s unit test. Kahoot Review.
Homework: Study for Unit Test
Classwork: Today we spent the class period in the computer lab working on the junior project.
Homework: Rough Draft due tomorrow. You need a HARD COPY and upload to turnitin.com. Ch 49 Notes are due tomorrow (mainstream america vs counterculture youth)
Classwork: Today we peer edited our works cited and discussed how to use in-text citations in our paper. We looked at the differences between Mainstream America and Counterculture youth in the 1960s.
Homework: Counterculture/Mainstream notes. Work on JP Rough Draft
Classwork: Today we finished watching Killing Kennedy. You will need to understand the major events of his presidency and be able to defense his effectiveness as president. We talked about LBJ and the major programs and court cases during his presidency, using the LBJ chart that you worked on over the weekend. We started talking about the emergence of counterculture. We discussed how your generation may see things differently from your parents and how that might create harmony and/or conflict.
Homework: Works Cited (HARD COPY) is due tomorrow.
Classwork: Today we continued to watch the film Killing Kennedy. I collected your LBJ Chart.
Homework: None! Works Cited is due on Wednesday,
Classwork: Today we peer edited Outline #2. I provided feedback for your TRS #6. We finished our notes on Kennedy's presidency and started watching the film, Killing Kennedy.
Homework: Read Ch 48 and complete the LBJ Chart.
Classwork: Today we continued to discuss the inaugural address from President Kennedy through the lens of a variety of people, to understand why it is important to see historical events from multiple perspectives. We took notes on both domestic and foreign affairs of JFK's presidency.
Homework: Outline #2 and TRS #6 are due tomorrow. Please bring a HARD COPY to class.
Classwork: Today we discussed what makes a good president and how we use certain criteria to justify our answers. We watched and read President Kennedy's Inaugural address. We discussed how this could be perceived through multiple perspectives.
Classwork: Today we spent the first part of class peer editing our first outline for the Junior Project. I also collected your TRS #5 and provided feedback. We spent the second half of class doing a board talk regarding the Civil Right Movement philosophies and their effectiveness.
Classwork: Today we used the laptops in class to work on the junior project.
Homework: DBQ Packet is due tomorrow. Outline #1 and TRS #5 are due tomorrow. We will be peer editing, so please bring your editing packet to class
Classwork: Today we continued to work on the DBQ packet about the philosophies of MLK and X. You were asked to use the OPVL method to analyze all 8 documents.
Homework: Finish DBQ Packet, if not done in class. Keep working on the junior project
Classwork: Today we finished watching the Emmett Till documentary and discussed it as a class. We started looking in to the characteristics and ideals of both MLK Jr and Malcolm X.
Homework: 8 Sources due tomorrow. You may upload to turnitin.com or bring a hard copy to class.
Classwork: Today was our last library day for the Junior Project. All 8 sources need to be done by Friday.
Classwork: Today I collected TRS #4 for the Junior Project. We spent the majority of class going over the new Course Request Process and looking at the available options for humanities classes next year. Any remaining time was used to continue watching the Emmett Till documentary.
Course Request Website
Classwork: Today we finished our CRM timeline notes. Individually you answered 5 reflection questions to synthesize all of the information in our timeline. If you were absent, see questions below to answer. We started watching a documentary about the Murder of Emmett Till. We will finish it tomorrow.
▪Please answer on a separate piece of paper and turn in when done.
1.What were the goals of civil rights activists up to the mid-1960s? What strategies did they use to achieve those goals?
2.What were the goals of civil rights activists after the mid-1960s? What strategies did they use to achieve them?
3.Why do you think the goals and strategies of civil rights activists changed over time? Which individuals or groups advocated this change?
4.When were the most significant accomplishments made in achieving racial equality: 1940 to 1954, 1955 to 1965, or 1966 to 1979? Explain your answer
5.How did Civil Rights activists advance the ideals of Liberty, equality and opportunity for African Americans?
Classwork: Today we were in the library working on the Junior Project.
Classwork: Today we shared our section of the CRM timeline. We will finish this on Monday, I also passed out an Extra Credit opportunity,
Classwork: Today we discussed the reading from last night about Rosa Parks. We started creating a class timeline about major CRM events. We will finish this tomorrow in class.
Homework: Complete your 4 events from the CRM Timeline Activity we started today in class.
Classwork: Today we discussed what we knew about the CRM. We listened and analyzed the song 'Strange Fruit'. We started looking at all aspects of life that were impacted by segregation in the 50s and 60s.
Homework: Critically read the Rosa Parks article - be prepared to discuss tomorrow.
Tuesday 1/8: Great Depression Info-graphic
Semester 2 Final
Civil Rights -1960s
JFk - LBJ
Semester 1 - Finals
Turn of the Century
Colonial America/New Nation