Classwork: Today we participated in a 50s Block party to learn about the peace, prosperity and progress for a portion of Americans during this decade. If you were absent please read and take notes on Ch. 41 in the textbook.
Classwork: Today we picked our topics for the Junior Project and reviewed the expectations. We discussed what we already know about the Cold War. The remaining class time was used to work on the Origins of the Cold War Timeline assignment.
Homework: Junior Project Signature Sheet
Classwork: Today we had a gallery walk to view all of the found poem projects.
Homework: None! Enjoy break :)
Classwork: Today was a work period for the Found Poem assignment. We also continued to watch the documentary, Rabbit in the moon.
Homework: Found Poem due tomorrow
Classwork: Today was a work period for the Japanese Internment Found Poem assignment.
Classwork: Today we took notes on Japanese Internment following the attack on Pearl Harbor. I introduced the Japanese Internment Found Poem assignment. We also started watching the documentary, Rabbit in the Moon about Japanese Internment.
Classwork: Today we completed our Socratic Seminar about the justification of dropping the atomic bomb.
Homework: Please complete the Seminar Reflection Sheet. I will be collecting all prep work tomorrow.
Classwork: Today I discussed our Atomic Bomb Socratic Seminar for Monday. We reviewed class norms and questioning techniques. The remaining class time was used to prepare and gather evidence for the seminar.
Atomic Bomb - Assignment Sheet
Atomic Bomb - Google Form (Sunday by 3:00pm)
Atomic Bomb Saved Lives
Atomic Bomb Not Justified
Blooms Taxonomy Verb Chart
Homework: Complete all Seminar Prep assignments
Classwork: Today we read and analyzed 3 viewpoints from the attack on Pearl Harbor. We watched a clip from the film Pearl Harbor and compared the Hollywood version to the primary source accounts. We also listened to FDR's speech which declared war on Japan and the impact entering WWII had on the United States.
Classwork: Today we took the New Deal Quiz. Any remaining class time was used to work on the WWII Origins and Significant event assignment.
Homework: WWII Origins/Significant Events
Classwork: Today we took notes on our New Deal Presentations. We will finish this tomorrow
Classwork: Today was your last work day for the New Deal Presentations. Your goal today would be to finished the presentations and complete a few practice runs with your partners.
New Deal Groups
Homework: New Deal Presentations due on Monday
Wednesday 2/27: WWII Socratic Seminar
Semester 2 Final
Civil Rights -1960s
JFk - LBJ
Semester 1 - Finals
Turn of the Century
Colonial America/New Nation