1. Final exam project work days/watch movie "13th"
Monday, May 15th
1. Discuss the erosion of our democratic norms under the Trump Administration, why Congress isn't stopping this, and how can the people #resist.
2. Take final test!
Friday, May 12
1. Meet in Lab 2202 and work on this Webquest. The sub has headphones to loan you and you will need to turn in the handout at the end of class!
Thursday, May 11th
Class Starter: On scratch paper, write 3 things you Americans value most.
1. Breaktime! American Values...compared to the rest of the world. Watch parts of "Where To Invade Next?" and fill out this viewing guide.
If absent, you MUST watch on your own these clips and fill out the corresponding boxes. Italy, France, Norway, and Portugal. Write "I was absent" at the top of the handout and make sure to also answer the LAST box on the back of the handout.
Monday, May 8th-Wednesday, 10th
1. Work on your projects with your partner in my room.
Review Day!! Using the APUSH Curriculum Framework online book, each team will be responsible for summarizing the big themes of a time period. Period 1 has been done for you, which starts on Page 24 of the document. What you will do...
Write your time period with dates at the top of yellow paper provided.
Add events that correspond with the dates of your time period.
Save some space for a "Big Picture" summary you will do AFTER the thesis/proof steps.
Read the Key Concepts and then summarize a Thesis for the Roman Numeral points.
Using the A, B, C's, etc, bullet point "Proof" to these thesis statements. Add vocab!!
2. Using rubric, grade a buddies Civil Rights LEQ. Make sure you know what to include to earn max points!!
Monday, May 1st
1. Check your Powerschools for any missing work. Then write down these dates (below) in your calendar...and spend today working with your partner to finalize your Final Exam Project tasks! The detailed list of instructions are steps are found in Folders in Edmodo under "Final Exam Info".
May 15th: Test over Chapter 33/34
May 16th: Submitted electronically (see instructions in the Edmodo documentation for how to submit to me), you and your partners list of 64 term definitions.
May 18th: Be prepared to submit your oral and visual presentation in class. No working on it in class on these final dates.
2. Turn in your thesis statements on the 4 Presidents we've covered.
Monday, April 24th: Meet in lab 2202
1. Work on this Webquest about Social Movements of the 1960s, 70s and 80s. Due today (extra credit tomorrow). Also, don't forget about the last page of the handout which is found here if you're absent.
1. Discuss other events of the Cold War decades not related to the Soviet Union. Review Ch 32 Reading Guide topics to tie up loose end. Watch "The Presidents" and write down key events and details for Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson and LBJ's War on Poverty and "Great Society".
2. Write a thesis statement for each President above, using the "although ___, ultimately, ____" format, choosing two or three "big picture" categories you think could be argued best in an essay. For example: "Although Ms. Thrower focuses on American history curriculum in her classes, ultimately, what she really wants for her students' futures is to learn practical life skills and become a political informed citizen." Turn in one thesis statement for each President on this paper provided.
1. Finish discussion and take notes over the Vietnam Conflict on this graphic organizer. Finish the packet today and have Kathy tell us how she learned this history! (if you are a Robo-Teen, you will need to fill this out and turn in by next Tuesday).Use this Vietnam Prezi to grasp the big concepts visually and also highly recommend watching Jocz summaries video 3 and video 4.