Classwork: Today we watched music videos from the 80s and 90s and discussed the impact and message of music during these decades. Music Note Sheet.
Homework: Please print out lyrics from a song from the 80s and one song from the 90s that you think best exemplifies that decade.
Classwork: Today I collected the 1970 Brochure assignment. We watched a documentary on Ronald Reagan and discussed his legacy as president.
We did not have school today in honor of Memorial Day. Please take a moment today to think about and honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country.
Classwork:Today we shared the notes we took yesterday and completed the Reagan Note chart.
Homework: 1970s Brochure is due Tuesday
Classwork:Today we used play-doh and clay to create an art piece to represent the 1970s. I introduced the 70s brochure culminating assignment. This is due by Tuesday next week. You may also turn it in by Friday 5/26 if you would like.
Homework: 1970s Brochure due by Tuesday 5/30
Classwork: Today we reviewed the Iranian Hostage Crisis and read about the end of the 1970s.
Homework: Please read Chapter 54 in textbook. Notes Optional. Crash Course optional.
Classwork:Today we debriefed the Watergate scandal. You critically read the US/Iran article in class.
Homework: Finish Critically reading the US/Iran article
Classwork: Today we continued to watch the documentary about the Watergate scandal.
Classwork: Today we took notes on the Watergate scandal and started watching a documentary about it
Classwork: Today we discussed Nixon's Presidential chart. I introduced the Nixon Epitaph assignment and you had time to work on this.
Homework: Complete Epitaph if not done in class
Classwork:Today we discussed Nixon's path to presidency. You read Chapter 53 and completed the Nixon Presidency Chart.
Classwork: Today we had a Socratic seminar about the Vietnam War to end our unit.
Classwork: Today we discussed the end of the war and the impact Vietnam had on returning soldiers and why this war was different from previous wars, We also continued to discuss the Counter Culture and main stream america during the 1960s and 1970s.
Homework: Prepare for Socratic Seminar.
SEMINAR QUESTIONS: For Monday's seminar, please prepare responses for all questions below, These can be typed or hand written. It would benefit you to have supporting evidence in your responses.
Classwork: Today we used class time to create questions and prepare for the Socratic Seminar on Monday. Please use the following handouts to help develop questions. You need create 1 opening, 1 closing and 3 guiding questions for our Socratic Seminar. These questions can range from anything we have covered during our Vietnam Unit.
Socratic Seminar Question Form
Homework: Prepare for Socratic Seminar on Monday
Classwork:Today was a work for period for both LA and SS.
Classwork: Today we continued to watch the PBS documentary about the My Lai massacre - we discussed the role of humanity during war time.
Classwork: Today we watched a PBS documentary about the My Lai Massacre.
Homework: Please bring the Vietnam Music Analysis chart to class tomorrow
Classwork: Today we looked at the protest culture during the Vietnam War. We analyzed music and compared the counter culture movement to the mainstream america during the 1960s and 1970s.
Homework: Complete the music analysis chart and the Kent St/DNC Reading
Classwork: Today we discussed the Draft and watched a documentary to further udnerstand the impact the Draft had on individuals during the Vietnam War
Homework: Complete Viewing Guide Questions
Classwork: Today we took notes on the different strategies and tactics used by both sides in the Vietnam War. Remaining time was used to work on the Tet Offensive reading assignment.
Homework: Please finish the Tet Offensive assignment. If you were absent please read 50.4 and 51.1-51.3 in the textbook
Classwork: Today we analyzed two different perspectives of the War; Hawks and Doves. We used these two perspectives to hold a mock national security meeting with the POTUS to discussed options for US involvement in Vietnam.
Homework: Complete the Exit/Reflection slip if you did not finish in class
Classwork:Today we completed a gallery walk on the Vietnam War. We looked at photographs, political cartoons and historical documents to help analyze the war in a broad sense as well as what motivated the US to get involved.
Homework: Optional HW - please read 50.1-50.3 in the textbook (will be very helpful with tomorrows activity). If you were absent today, you must read 50.1-50.3 in the textbook
Tuesday 4/23: MLK Jr and Malcolm X meme assignment
Semester 2 Final
Civil Rights -1960s
JFk - LBJ
Semester 1 - Finals
Turn of the Century
Colonial America/New Nation