US History

Week of May 18

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To compare the approach of MLK and Malcolm X to Civil Rights
  • Final exam review sheet
  • Lecture/Discussion - Civil rights review
  • Review for final

Final review assignment 1 - Thursday;

Final review assignment 2 - Friday

Tuesday To compare the approach of MLK and Malcolm X to Civil Rights
  • "I have a Dream" Speech activity (handout)
  • Read as the speech plays. Listen for, highlight and key evidence of the following:
    • What are Dr. King's goals?
    • What is the tone of the speech (angry, sad, optimistic etc)?
    • What are the three most powerful metaphors/similes Dr. King uses?
  • Follow along with the Malcom X speech as it plays. Listen for, highlight and key evidence of the three categories listed above
  • King and Malcolm X comparison activity. Based on your reading of the documents, identify three aspects of each speech that are unique to each speaker and three that both speakers had in common. Which approach do you think would be more successful? Why?
  • Discuss King and Malcolm X documents
  • Lecture/Discussion - New Civil Rights laws

Final review assignment 1 - Thursday;

Final review assignment 2 - Friday

Wednesday To discuss the two approaches to civil rights in light of recent events
  • Discussion - Was the Civil rights movement successful?

Make up day - Today, after school. room A211

Final review assignment 1 - Thursday;

Final review assignment 2 - Friday

Thursday To review for the final
  • Final review

Final review assignment 3 - Tuesday;

Final review assignment 2 - Friday

Friday To review for the final
  • Final review

 

Week of May 11

The unit six exam has been postponed to Wednesday due to the previously unannounced Jostens assembly on Monday

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To review for the exam
  • Unit 6 exam review

Unit 6 exam - Wedensday, May 12;

Today and Wednesday - After school paper help - Room A211 12:30-2:00

Final drafts - Due Friday, May 15

Tuesday
  • Review for unit 6 exam
  • Formatting instructions and citation guidelines for the final draft of the paper

 

Unit 6 exam - Wedensday, May 12;

Tomorrow - After school paper help - Room A211 3-4:00;

Final drafts - Due Friday, May 15

Wednesday
  • Unit 6 exam

Today - After school paper help - Room A211 3-4:00;

Final drafts - Due Friday, May 15

Thursday
  • Final paper questions and formatting requirements
  • Video assignment - Eyes on the prize condensed version
Final drafts - Due Friday, May 15
Friday
  • Video - Eyes on the prize - condensed version

Week of May 4 (be with you!)

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To discuss how different textbooks interpret the same event differently
  • Finish Zoot suit activity in groups. Complete questions on back and your ranking and reasons for your ranking of the sources
  • Discussion of the differing interpretations
  • Outline questions

SFP outline-due tomorrow (This will be checked off in class);

Unit 6 exam - Tuesday, May 12;

Tuesday To understand why the internment of Americans of Japanese ancestry happened
  • Journal - What is racial profiling? Why is it done? Is it justified in our democratic system?
  • Lecture/Discussion - The internment of Americans of Japanese ancestry
  • Korematsu document activity

Unit 6 exam - Tuesday, May 12;

Rough drafts of SFP - Due Friday, May 8;

Final drafts - Due Friday, May 15

Wednesday To understand the arguments for and against the internment
  • Lecture/Discussion - The internement of Americans of Japanese ancestry
  • Korematsu document activity

Unit 6 exam - Tuesday, May 12;

Rough drafts of SFP - Due Friday, May 8;

Final drafts - Due Friday, May 15

Thursday
  • Period two - Assembly
  • Finish/Discuss Korematsu document activity

Unit 6 exam - Tuesday, May 12;

Rough drafts of SFP - Due Friday, May 8;

Final drafts - Due Friday, May 15

Friday Peer editing of rough drafts
  • Peer editing of rough drafts
  • Reorganize class based on who has completed the rough draft, making groups of four. Each person in the group will read and comment on each other person's paper.
  • Return comment sheets to the person who wrote the paper.
  • Students who did not complete the rough draft are to work on the review sheet for the unit 6 exam.

Unit 6 exam - Tuesday, May 12;

Final drafts - Due Friday, May 15

Week of April 27

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To explore the impacts of WWII on the American population
  • War on the home front activity
  • Discuss war on the home front activity
SFP outline - Due Tuesday, May 5
Tuesday To understand the impact that the war had on the diverse American population
  • Finish home front activity
  • Journal - Using yesterday's activity as evidence, write a paragraph explaining how the war effected people on the home front. Your paragraph should be supported by at least three specific examples drawn from the exhibits.
  • Lecture/Discussion - War and the diverse American population, pt.1
SFP outline - Due Tuesday, May 5
Wednesday To understand the impact that the war had on the diverse American population
  • Journal - Any questions regarding the paper?
  • Lecture/Discussion - War and the diverse American population, pt.1
SFP outline - Due Tuesday, May 5
Thursday To understand the arguments made in support of the internment of Americans of Japanese ancestry
  • Journal - Any questions regarding the paper?
  • Lecture/Discussion - War and the diverse American population, pt.1
  • Zoot suit document activity

SFP outline - Due Tuesday, May 5;

Unit 6 exam - Thursday, May 7

Friday
  • No School

Week of April 20

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand how the war affected people on the home front
  • Journal- What sacrifices have you and your family made since the US has been at war in Afghanistan? Explain. What sacrifices should the people who remain at home during a war be asked to make?
  • Lecture/Discussion - War on the home front
Research and planning template - Due tomorrow
Tuesday To understand how FDR prepared the nation for total war
  • Read the Ricks editorial.
    • What is Ricks' argument?
    • List three reasons Ricks' provides to support this argument - highlight a quote from the article to support each reason.
    • Do you agree with Ricks' position? Why or why not.
  • Read FDR's fireside chat. Highlight unknown words
  • FDR Fireside chat activity

Bring books (yes, the physical book!) tomorrow;

Make up - Today after school - Room A211

Quiz 6.5 - Thursday

Wednesday
  • Substitute
  • Complete terms and questions for 6.5
Quiz 6.5 - Thursday
Thursday To understand how the war affected people on the home front
  • Quiz 6.5
  • FDR Fireside chat activity
  • Lecture/Discussion - War on the Homefront
Friday To understand how the war affected people on the home front
  • War on the homefront activity
  • SFP Outline
SFP outline - Due Tuesday, May 5

Week of April 13

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand a basic organizational structure for the SFP
  • Finish turning points in the Pacific War
  • SFP photo proposal models

SFP planning and research template- Due Tuesday, April 21;

Last day for half credit photo proposals - Wednesday;

Bring books and/or web connected devices - Thursday

Tuesday To understand the strategy and turning points of the European war
  • Journal: Under what circumstances is the use of nuclear weapons justified?
  • SFP Planning and structure template
  • Lecture/Discussion - Strategy and turning points of the European theater

SFP planning and research template- Due Tuesday, April 21;

Last day for half credit photo proposals - Wednesday;

Bring books and/or web connected devices - Thursday

Wednesday To understand the strategy and turning points of the European war
  • Lecture/Discussion - Strategy and turning points in the European war
  • Battle of the Bulge video

SFP planning and research template- Due Tuesday, April 22;

Bring books and/or web connected devices - Thursday

Thursday To research the SFP
  • SFP research day
SFP planning and research template- Due Tuesday, April 21;
Friday To research the SFP
  • SFP research day
SFP planning and research template- Due Tuesday, April 21;

Week of March 30

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand the turning points of the war in the Pacific
  • Journal: Have you looked at possible pictures for the SFP? If not, what events are you thinking of finding a picture for? What events do they describe? What questions do you have regarding the SFP?
  • Lecture/Discussion - Turning points in the Pacific War, pt 1

SFP Image and event approval form - due Thursday;

Quiz 6.4 - Wednesday

Tuesday To understand the turning points of the war in the Pacific
  • Read SFP model. What questions do you have regarding the SFP?
  • Lecture/Discussion - Turning points in the Pacific War + Guadalcanal video

SFP Image and event approval form - due Thursday;

Quiz 6.4 - Wednesday

Wednesday To understand the turning points in the Pacific War
  • Quiz 6.4
  • Lecture/Discussion - Turning points in the Pacific war + Iwo Jima video

SFP Image and event approval form - due Thursday

Thursday To understand the turning points in the European war
  • Lecture/Discussion - Turning points in the Pacific war
  • Discussion of SFP
SFP argument and theme template due April 17
Friday
  • No School!!

Week of March 23

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand arguments for and against US isolationism
  • Review
  • Lecture/Discussion - Isolationism
  • Isolationism activity
Quiz 6.3 - Friday, March 27 (there is no 6.2 quiz)
Tuesday To discuss the circumstances under which the US should become involved in foreign conflicts
  • Journal (mark as directed): A) Under what circumstances should the United States engage in foreign conflicts by using its military forces? List and explain three circumstances or, if you think the US should never use its military in foreign conflicts, explain three reasons for this belief. B) List as many current world conflicts as you can. With which of these conflicts should the US be involved? C) Rate your willingness to use American force abroad on a 1-10 scale - 10 = Very willing, 1= never
  • US involvement in foreign affairs debate activity
  • Reaction paper - Choose one of the two articles provided in class. Using the Internet, find another article on this crisis. Describe the crisis in one paragraph (cite the two articles used as evidence parenthetically) and then in a second paragraph, explain what you think the US should do. This is informal writing. Content counts but spelling and mechanics don't. Attach the article you found to your paper)

Foreign involvement reaction paper - due Thursday;

Quiz 6.3 - Friday, March 27 (there is no 6.2 quiz)

Wednesday To understand the US response to the Holocaust
  • Finish US involvement activity (Paper assignment, Poll)
  • Lecture/Discussion- The US and the Holocaust

Foreign involvement reaction paper - due Thursday;

Quiz 6.3 - Friday, March 27 (there is no 6.2 quiz)

Thursday To understand the US response to the Holocaust
  • Video - Deceit and Indifference: America and the Holocaust (begin)

Video notes and paragraph - due Tuesday, March 31;

Quiz 6.3 - Friday, March 27 - This will be a standard 5 question quiz not a map quiz. Focus on the significance of the terms (there is no 6.2 quiz)

Friday To understand the Spring Formal Paper Quiz 6.4 - Thursday, April 2

Week of March 16

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Unit 5 exam essay
  • Unit 6 outline
Quiz 6.1 - Friday
Tuesday To debate whether or not government assistance to the poor is beneficial or harmful to society
  • Journal - Read the evidence packet handed out at the beginning of class. What is the argument made by the sources in the packet? List (bullet points) three ways that the documents support this argument.
  • Connecting past and present - Is welfare good or bad for society? - Structured academic controversy
Quiz 6.1 - Friday
Wednesday

To debate whether or not government assistance to the poor is beneficial or harmful to society

  • Welfare SAC round 2
  • Whole class discussion of whether welfare is beneficial for society (our opinions)
  • New unit outline
Quiz 6.1 - Friday
Thursday To understand the importance of World War II in US history
  • Journal - Period 2 - What do you remember about the US involvement in World War II from last year? List as many things as you can. Period 3 - Read pp. 528-533. Answer the following questions:
    1. What is nationalism?
    2. How did the peace settlement after WWI help lead to instability and war?
    3. What is a totalitarian government?
    4. List five countries where militarism/totalitarianism triumphed over democracy?
  • Lecture/Discussion - Background to World War II
Quiz 6.1 - Friday
Friday

To understand American isolationism in the 1930s

 

  • Quiz 6.1
  • Journal: Define isolationism and explain one reason America was isolationist in the 1930s
  • Lecture/discussion - American isolationism in the 1930s

And on Monday . . .

  • Journal - For what reasons should the United States intervene militarily in other countries? List three reasons
  • Current events discussion of US foreign involvements in the modern world - When should we get involved?
Quiz 6.3 - Friday, March 27

Week of March 9

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand how to outline the essay on the unit exam
  • Finish Lecture/Discussion on importance programs of the New Deal
  • Go over unit 5 exam preparation sheet and outline template
  • Outline template work time
Unit 5 exam - Short answer component - Friday, March 13 (35 minute period!), Essay component - Monday, March 16 (44 minute period)
Tuesday To understand criticisms of the New Deal
  • Work on essay outline
  • Lecture/Discussion - Critics of the New Deal

Make up day - Tomorrow - First lunch A213, second lunch A214, after school, A211;

Unit 5 exam - Short answer component - Friday, March 13 (35 minute period!), Essay component - Monday, March 16 (44 minute period)

Wednesday To read and understand Hoover's critique of the New Deal
  • Examine the three terms from the overhead. Rank them in order from best to worst. Then explain your raking using specific examples from each term.
  • Discuss how to do terms on the exam
  • Hoover critique close reading

Make up day - Today - First lunch A213, second lunch A214, after school, A211;

Unit 5 exam - Short answer component - Friday, March 13 (35 minute period!), Essay component - Monday, March 16 (44 minute period)

Thursday To review for the exam
  • Review for the exam
Unit 5 exam - Short answer component - Friday, March 13 (35 minute period!), Essay component - Monday, March 16 (44 minute period)
Friday
  • Unit 5 exam - short component (35 minute period)
Unit 5 exam - Essay component - Monday, March 16 (44 minute period)

Week of March 2

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand the significance of FDR's first 100 days
  • Journal - List the six factors that led to the depression. Then explain one reason why Hoover's approach to the Great Depression failed to fix one or more of these problems.
  • Review Journal
  • Lecture/Discussion - FDR and First 100 days
Quiz 5.5 - Tomorrow;

Make-up - Wednesday, First lunch: room A213, second lunch: room A214, After school: A 214

Tuesday To understand the impact of FDR's style
  • Quiz 5.5
  • Lecture/Discussion - FDR's style
  • Fireside chat activity and discussion

Make-up - Wednesday, First lunch: room A213, second lunch: room A214, After school: A 214

Wednesday To understand FDR's program of relief, reform and recovery
  • Journal - Finish fireside chat template questions. Why do you think these radio addresses were so effective?
  • Lecture/Discussion - Relief, recovery and reform
  • Relief Recovery and Reform Activity

Bring Books tomorrow!!!!;

Make-up - Today, First lunch: room A213, second lunch: room A214, After school: A 214

Thursday To understand how the New Deal specifically addressed the human impact of the Great Depression
  • Relief, Recovery and Reform activity
Unit 5 exam - Friday, March 13
Friday To debate the role government should play in creating a just, fair and equal society
  • Journal - Which New Deal program do you think was the most important for easing the impact of the Great Depression - Explain.
  • Debrief yesterday's activity
  • Lecture/Discussion - The New Deal and its legacy
  • Unit five exam preparation sheet

 

Unit 5 exam - Friday, March 13

Week of February 23

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand Hoover's approach to the Great Depression
  • Quiz 5.3
  • Finish Depression Newspaper projects
  • Lecture discussion - The Dust Bowl
Quiz 5.4 - Friday
Tuesday To understand the impact of the Dust-bowl
  • Video - Surviving the Dust Bowl

Quiz 5.4 - Friday;

Video notes - due tomorrow - must be complete for credit

Wednesday To understand the dynamics of the election of 1932
  • Journal - Was the Dust-Bowl a natural disaster or a man made crisis? Support your answer using examples from the video.
  • Discuss video
  • Lecture/Discussion - Hoover's approach to the Great Depression
Quiz 5.4 - Friday
Thursday To understand the first 100 days
  • Journal - Why was Hoover's approach to the Great Depression not a success? Explain using an example.
  • Lecture/Discussion- Hoover, FDR and the election of 1932
  • Hoover v. FDR speech activity
  • Discussion of speech activity
Quiz 5.4 - Friday
Friday To understand the impact of FDR's style
  • Quiz 5.4
  • Lecture/Discussion - The election of 1932
Quiz 5.5 - Tuesday, March 3

Week of February 16

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No School
Tuesday To investigate the Human toll of the Great Depression
  • Lecture/Discussion - Economic impact of the great Depression

Quiz 5.3 - Monday, February 23;

Newspapers due - Thursday

Wednesday To investigate the Human toll of the Great Depression
  • Human toll of the Great Depression activity

Quiz 5.3 - Monday, February 23;

Newspapers due - Thursday

Thursday To understand the impact of the Dust-bowl
  • Human toll of the Great Depression activity

Quiz 5.3 - Monday, February 23;

Human toll news article - due tomorrow

Friday To understand Hoover's response to the great depression
  • Quiz 5.3
  • Assemble human toll newspapers
Quiz 5.3 - Monday, February 23;

Week of February 9

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No School
Tuesday To understand the causes of the Great Depression
  • Lecture Discussion - Causes of the Great Depression
Quiz 5.1 - Tomorrow
Wednesday To understand the impact of inequality on American society
  • Quiz 5.1
  • Inequality activity
Quiz 5.2 - Friday;

Make up day - tomorrow both lunches and after school

Thursday To understand the impact of inequality on American society
  • Finish inequality activity
  • Lecture/Discussion - Economic impact of the Great Depression

Quiz 5.2 - Friday

Friday To understand the impact of inequality on American society
  • Quiz 5.2
  • Discuss inequality activity
  • Lecture/Discussion - Economic impacts of the Great Depression
Quiz 5.3 - Friday, February 20

Week of February 2

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To review for the exam
  • Substitute - Work on exam review

Exam unit 4 essay - tomorrow;

Outline - due tomorrow

Tuesday
  • Unit 4 exam essay component
Vocabulary review - due tomorrow
Wednesday To understand what the Great Depression was
  • Unit 4 exam - short answer component
Quiz 5.1 - Tuesday
Thursday To understand the causes of the Great Depression
  • Lecture/Discussion - What was the Great Depression
Quiz 5.1 - Tuesday
Friday To understand what the Great Depression was Quiz 5.1 - Tuesday

Week of January 26

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand the experience of African Americans in post Civil War America
  • Journal - Work on exam preparation guide
  • Lecture/Discussion - Race, racism and segregation in the United States - 1876-1920
Unit 4 exam - Tuesday, February 3
3Tuesday To understand the various responses made by African Americans to racist America
  • Unit 4 exam discussion
  • Lecture/Discussion - Fighting back: African Americans and the response to racist America
  • Begin Harlem Renaissance activity
Unit 4 exam - Tuesday, February 3
Wednesday To understand the Harlem Renaissance as an expression of African American identity
  • Lecture/discussion - Fighting back: African Americans and the response to racist America (finish)
  • Harlem Renaissance activity
Unit 4 exam - Tuesday, February 3
Thursday To review for the exam
  • Harlem Renaissance activity
Unit 4 exam - Tuesday, February 3
Friday To review for the exam
  • Unit 4 exam review - essay
Unit 4 exam - Tuesday, February 3

Week of January 19 (this week)

Make up day - Thursday, January 22 - Both lunches and after school!

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No School
Tuesday To understand the how the roles of women changed in the 1920s
  • Journal: (1) What is a gender role? (2) What are some examples of gender roles? (3) Traditionally, what have gender roles for women been - list at least three.
  • Lecture/Discussion - Feminists and flappers
  • Document activity - Feminists v. Flappers

Quiz 4.4 - Tomorrow;

Make up day - Thursday, January 22 - Both lunches and after school!

Wednesday To discuss what equality for women means

Quiz 4.5 - Friday;

Make up day - Thursday, January 22 - Both lunches and after school!

Thursday To understand what national culture means
  • Journal: Identify and explain the significance of the The pictures on the overhead
  • Debrief feminist and flapper activity
  • Lecture/Discussion the rise of national culture: Motion pictures

Quiz 4.5 - Friday;

Make up day - Thursday, January 22 - Both lunches and after school!

Friday To understand what national culture means and how technological change brought it about
  • Quiz 4.5
  • Movie clip - Flaming Youth
    Journal - How might movies such as this stoke the flames of the conflict between conservatism and change? Explain.
  • Lecture/Discussion - Radio in the 1920s
  • Radio in the 1920s activity
  • Unit four exam preparation guide
Unit 4 exam - Friday, January 30

Week of January 12

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand what prohibition was an how it impacted the nation
  • Journal - Does making drugs illegal work to reduce their use and abuse? Explain your answer
  • Lecture/Discussion - Prohibition
  • Preview tomorrow's video assignment

Quiz 4.3 - Tomorrow;

Ad project - Friday

Tuesday To understand what prohibition was an how it impacted the nation
  • Video - Prohibition

Quiz 4.4 - Wednesday, January 21;

Video notes and paragraph - due tomorrow

Ad project - Friday

Wednesday To understand what fundamentalism is
  • Quiz 4.3
  • Discuss yesterday's video. Add observations from others to your template.
  • Journal: Read the excerpt from Billy Sunday and answer the following questions: 1) It this an example of conservatism or change? Explain. 2) What parts of the country do you think would be most receptive to Sunday's message? Explain. What do you think Sundays position would be on women's rights, prohibition and immigration? Explain
  • Lecture discussion - Fundamentalism

Quiz 4.4 - Wednesday, January 21;

Ad project - Friday

Thursday To understand the significance of the Scopes Trial
  • Journal: Read the excerpt from Billy Sunday and answer the following questions: 1) It this an example of conservatism or change? Explain. 2) What parts of the country do you think would be most receptive to Sunday's message? Explain. What do you think Sundays position would be on women's rights, prohibition and immigration? Explain
  • Lecture discussion - Fundamentalism and The Scopes Trial

Quiz 4.4 - Wednesday, January 21;

Ad project - Friday

Friday To understand how gender roles changed in the 1920s
  • Journal: (1) What is a gender role? (2) What are some examples of gender roles? (3) Traditionally, what have gender roles for women been - list at least three.
  • Lecture/Discussion - Feminists and flappers

Quiz 4.4 - Wednesday, January 21

Week of January 5

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To go over the Fall formal paper
  • Welcome!
  • New Seating
  • Return final/Fall formal paper
  • Discuss Fall formal paper grade sheet and common issues
  • Preview advertising project
Quiz 5.3 - Tuesday
Tuesday To understand the advertising investigation
  • Journal - What made advertising in the 1920s different than previous forms of advertising
  • Ad investigation model
  • Ad investigation work-time
Quiz 5.3 - Tuesday
Wednesday To complete the advertising investigation
  • Work time - ad investigation
  • Advertising project discussion and examples

Quiz 5.3 - Tuesday;

Ad projects - Due Friday, January 16

Thursday To understand How urbanization affected American culture
  • Journal - Make a T chart. On one side list as many stereotypes of people who live in big cities as you can. On the other do the same for people who live in the country.
  • Debrief journal
  • Lecture/Discussion - An increasingly urban nation.
  • Discuss ads!

Quiz 5.3 - Tuesday;

Ad projects - Due Friday, January 16

Friday
  • No School!

Week of December 15 - FINALS WEEK

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Review for Final
Tuesday
  • Review For Final
Wednesday
  • Final period 2*****
Thursday
  • Final Period 3!!
Friday
  • No Class

 

Week of December 8

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand the presidencies of Harding and Coolidge
  • Lecture/discussion - The Presidencies of Harding and Coolidge (continued)
  • Final exam practice questions
  • Final exam question review
  • Lecture/Discussion - New technology and the 1920s economy

Quiz 4.2 - Tomorrow:

Final review assignments (20 terms each) due Thursday, Monday and Tuesday

Tuesday

To understand how technology changed the economy of the 1920s

  • Quiz 4.2
  • Lecture/Discussion - New technology and the 1920s economy
  • Final exam question review
Final review assignments (20 terms each) due Thursday, Monday and Tuesday
Wednesday

To understand the economic policies of the 1920s and their consequences

 

  • Journal: What percentage of national income do the richest 20 percent earn?
  • Lecture/Discussion - the economic policies of Harding and Coolidge
  • Journal - How important is economic equality? Explain your answer
  • Final review
Final review assignments (20 terms each) due Thursday, Monday and Tuesday
Thursday To understand the consumer economy of the 1920s
  • Journal: Based on our discussion yesterday, were Mellon's economic policies good or bad for the US? Cite at least one example and explain it thoroughly.
  • Lecture/discussion - Consumer economy and modern advertising
  • Advertising project
Final review assignments (20 terms each) due Monday and Tuesday
Friday To analyze advertising from the 1920s
  • Substitute
  • Advertising project work time
Final review assignments (20 terms each) due Monday and Tuesday

Week of December 1

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand the theme of change and conservatism in the 1920s
  • Final exam review assignment
  • Paper grading update
  • Lecture/discussion - Change and conservatism
  • Video overview - crash course in US History - 1920s
  • Journal - Make a T chart. Note down all of the examples of change and conservatism you see in the video. Be prepared to discuss the question - Were the 1920s more an era of change or conservatism
Quiz 4.1 - Wednesday
Tuesday To understand the ideas behind the Palmer raids
  • Journal - Describe one example of change and one example of conservatism in modern America
  • Lecture/Discussion - Context for the Red Scare
  • Palmer Raids activity
Quiz 4.1 - Wednesday
Wednesday To understand the Red Scare in terms of Change and Conservatism
  • Quiz 4.1
  • Finish Palmer raids document activity
  • Lecture/Discussion - The Palmer raids and the Red Scare
  • Final exam questions practice
Quiz 4.2 - Tuesday
Thursday To understand the significance of the Harding and Coolidge
  • Journal: Were the Palmer raids an example of change or conservatism? Explain your answer.
  • Lecture/discussion - The Presidencies of Harding and Coolidge
  • Final exam questions practice
Quiz 4.2 - Tuesday
Friday To understand the significance of the Harding and Coolidge
  • Substitute
  • Complete flapper assignment
Quiz 4.2 - Tuesday

Week of November 17

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To review all paper requirements
  • Journal - list your thesis and three main arguments
  • Review/Take questions on paper requirements
  • Unit 3 exam preview sheet

Fall Formal Paper - Wednesday;

Unit three exam - Friday

Tuesday To understand the settlement at the end of World War I
  • Journal - List and explain your counter argument and how you will resolve it
  • Last minute questions
  • Electronic submissions
  • Lecture/Discussion - The settlement at the end of World War I

Fall Formal Paper - Wednesday;

Unit three exam - Friday

Wednesday To understand the settlement at the end of World War I
  • Journal - 1) how do you feel you did on the paper? 2) What will you do differently on the Spring paper? 3) What could Mr. Haydock have done differently to help you on this paper?
  • Discuss fall paper
  • Lecture/Discussion - The settlement at the end of World War I

Bring Books tomorrow!

Unit three exam - Friday

Thursday To review for the unit three exam
  • Substitute - Unit three exam review work time
Unit three exam - Friday
Friday
  • Substitute - Unit three exam
Enjoy your time off with family and friends!

Week of November 10

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To discuss freedom of speech during war time
  • Finish Schenck activity
  • Research assignment 4 questions?
Research assignment 4 - Wednesday
Tuesday
  • No School
Wednesday To brainstorm possible arguments for the paper from the research
  • Research map - explanation
  • Brainstorm arguments
  • Work on research map
Research map - due tomorrow
Thursday To understand the outline assignment
  • Outline assignment explanation
  • Work on outline
Outline (Body parts 1-4) - Due tomorrow
Friday To understand the formatting requirements for the fall formal paper
  • Questions on outlines?
  • Formatting the fall formal paper
Fall formal paper - Due Wednesday, November 19

Week of November 3

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand the reasons for the US entry into World War I
  • Journal - Work on Research assignment 3 (10 minutes)
  • Questions regarding research assignment 3
  • Lecture/Discussion - Reasons for the US entry into World War I and American contributions to world War I

Quiz 3.3 - Tomorrow;

Research assignment 3 - Friday

Tuesday To understand the impact of World War I on the American Home front
  • Quiz 3.3
  • Journal - Work on Research assignment 3 (10 minutes)
  • Questions regarding research assignment 3
  • Lecture/Discussion - War on the Home front
Research assignment 3 - Friday
Wednesday To understand the US government's efforts to control public opinion during World War I
  • Work on research assignment 3
  • Research assignment questions?
  • US v. Schenck activity
Research assignment 3 - Friday
Thursday
  • Substitute
  • Work on research assignment 3
Research assignment 3 - Friday
Friday To understand the arguments made in documents 12-22
  • Schenck debate
  • Discussion of documents 12-22
Research assignment 4 - Wednesday, November 12

Week of October 27

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No School
Tuesday To understand how to make keyed notes
  • Quiz 3.2
  • Read documents 1-11. Circle unknown words and concepts
  • Research assignments and keyed notes

Quiz 3.3 - Tuesday, November 4

Research assignment pt. 2 - Friday, October 31

Wednesday To understand the value and limitations of political cartoons as evidence
  • Journal - On a full page, make a T chart and label one side Imperialist and the other Anti-imperialist. Using the cartoon notes template, brainstorm as many arguments as you can on each side
  • Discuss cartoon evidence and its limitations
  • Research assignment 1 work time

Quiz 3.3 - Tuesday, November 4

Research assignment pt. 2 - Friday, October 31

Thursday To understand why the US got into World War I
  • Work on research assignment 1 (any questions?)
  • Finish discussion of imperialism cartoons

Quiz 3.3 - Tuesday, November 4

Research assignment pt. 2 - Friday, October 31

Friday To understand the US role in World War I
  • Journal - Using the T chart from Wednesday, Brainstorm as many new arguments as you can from documents 1-11.
  • Discussion of documents 1-11

Quiz 3.3 - Tuesday, November 4

Research assignment pt. 3 - Friday, November 7

Week of October 20

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To assess the extent to which American imperialism was consistent with US political ideals
  • In groups - discuss each of the four examples of US imperialism and answer the questions posed by box three of the imperialism template
  • Go over imperialism template
Quiz 3.1- Tuesday
Tuesday To understand the fall formal paper
  • Quiz 3.1
  • Lecture/Discussion - US Imperialism case study (add to outline I. E) - The Spanish American war and the acquisition of the Philippines
  • Journal - Based on our discussion today, was the American policy in the Philippines consistent with US political values? Explain your answer.
Quiz 3.2 - Thursday
Wednesday To understand the fall formal paper
  • Fall formal paper description
  • Fall formal paper documents
  • Fall formal paper research assignment

Quiz 3.2 - Tuesday, October 28;

Research assignment pt. 2 - Friday, October 31

Thursday To understand the political cartoons used as evidence in the fall formal paper
  • Read the Cartoon analysis checklist
  • Sample cartoon analysis
  • Fall formal paper political cartoon evidence activity

Quiz 3.2 - Tuesday, October 28;

Research assignment pt. 2 - Friday, October 31

Friday To work on the research project for the fall formal paper
  • Political cartoon activity
  • Fall formal paper keyed notes template

Quiz 3.2 - Tuesday, October 28;

Research assignment pt. 2 - Friday, October 31

Week of October 13

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To review for the essay portion of the exam
  • Journal - brainstorm as many examples as you can of government policy toward big business prior to and after 1900.
  • Essay review and strategies

Finish the outline for the essay;

Unit 2 exam - Wednesday

Tuesday To review for the exam
  • Journal - Fill out the unit 2 essay brainstorm chart
  • Review for unit 2 exam
Unit 2 exam - Wednesday
Wednesday
  • Unit two exam
Bring books tomorrow!
Thursday To understand America's place in the world at the turn of the twentieth century
  • New seats!
  • Finish essay/work on unit 3.1
  • Journal - What do you remember about imperialism from last year. Make a list of at least three items (more if possible)
  • Lecture discussion - motivations for American imperialism
  • Begin imperialism mapping activity
Bring books tomorrow!
Friday To understand the geography of American imperialism
  • Finish imperialism mapping activity

Week of October 6

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To use primary sources to predict how TR would change the policies of the American government
  • Journal - In groups of 2, examine exhibit A ( a cartoon from 1881) and your assigned exhibit (TR cartoons - all from after 190. Then do the following:
    • Describe how exhibit A characterizes the relationship between government and business prior to 1901. Provide one example from lecture that supports the cartoon's position.
    • Predict how Teddy Roosevelt's presidency would change the policies of the American government. Explain how your exhibit supports this prediction.
  • Introduction to class essay activity
  • Class essay (20 points - Quiz category): How did TR change the policies of the American government?
Unit 2 exam - Tuesday, October 14
Tuesday To understand what motivated the progressive movement
  • Journal - What could the class do differently to make the writing of the class essay more effective? List three things.
  • Procedures for class essay
  • Finish class essay (20 minutes)
  • Lecture/Discussion - The beginning of the Progressive movement
Unit 2 exam - Tuesday, October 14
Wednesday To understand the progressive policies of Teddy Roosevelt
  • Journal - Read and grade period 2's essay based on the following criteria:
    • BMP format
    • Use of evidence
    • Factual accuracy
    • Overall flow

Then assign it a score out of 10

  • Lecture/Discussion - Progressivism under Teddy Roosevelt
Unit 2 exam - Tuesday, October 14
Thursday To understand the progressive policies of Teddy Roosevelt
  • Journal - Read document D. Based on this document, how would TR likely change the government's policies toward big business. Explain your answer and provide a supporting quotation from the document?
  • Lecture/Discussion - Progressivism under Teddy Roosevelt
  • Unit 2 exam preparation guide
  • Today is a make up day!

Essay revision - Due Monday;

Unit 2 exam - Tuesday, October 14

Friday To understand the progressive policies of Woodrow Wilson
  • Lecture/Discussion - The progressive policies of Woodrow Wilson
  • Exam review - documents and essay sections
  • Complete term section of exam preparation guide
Unit 2 exam - Tuesday, October 14

Week of September 29

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To use political cartoons as evidence to make arguments about political machines and their affect on city government
  • Questions on section 4 terms?
  • Debrief cartoon analysis focusing the the evidence value of each for question #1
  • Review what a good BMP should look like
  • Paragraph assignment

DBQ final paragraph - due tomorrow;

Quiz 2.4 - Thursday

Tuesday To understand how social reformers reacted to changes brought on by industrialization
  • Journal - Find the Carnegie document from last unit. Explain, in your own words, Carnegie's argument for social Darwinism
  • Lecture/Discussion - Social reform in the industrial era
  • Journal - Describe how the Carnegie document and the Sheldon document differ regarding attitudes toward the poor
Quiz 2.4 - Thursday
Wednesday To assess the ways that we can improve on the next exam
  • Journal - what terms from section 4 do you have questions about?
  • 2.4 discussion
  • Lecture/Discussion - Social reform (finish)
  • Journal -
    • What sections of the test did you struggle with (list two)
    • What preparation is necessary for those sections?
  • Test debrief
Quiz 2.4 - Tomorrow
Thursday To understand the issues that motivated the Peoples' Party
  • Quiz 2.4
  • Lecture/Discussion - Political responses to industrialization - the People's Party
Friday To understand the issues that motivated the Peoples' Party
  • Journal - To what extent should the government regulate (make rules for) big businesses? Explain using examples.
  • Lecture/Discussion - Political responses to industrialization - the People's Party
Unit 2 exam - Tuesday, October 14

Week of September 22

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To recognize patterns in the conduct and outcome of strikes in the late 19th century
  • Strikes DBQ Activity
    • Finish examining evidence (at least 4)
    • Discuss evidence and phrase your thesis
  • Debrief DBQ - Time Allowing
Quiz 2.2 - Tomorrow
Tuesday To use historical evidence to reach a conclusion
  • In your groups discuss the evidence you have examined regarding the efficacy of strikes in the late 19th century. Write a thesis which addresses all parts of the question. Remember, a good thesis will:
    • Clearly answer all parts of the question
    • Preview the major points to be made in support of this answer (assume this is a five part essay with three supporting body paragraphs)
  • Debrief strikes DBQ
  • Quiz 2.2+
Quiz 2.3 - Thursday
Wednesday To understand the role political machines played in early industrial America
  • Journal - Based on your reading, what was a political machine?
  • Lecture/Discussion - Political machines
  • Reflection on the DBQ
Quiz 2.3 - Thursday
Thursday To use political cartoons as primary sources for understanding the significance of political machines
  • Quiz 2.3
  • Journal - Were Political machines good or bad for America?
  • Lecture/Discussion - Political machines (finish)
  • Strikes DBQ debrief activity. In groups of three, read and mark the model paragraphs. Mark the one you consider better with a +. Then describe (and highlight) three things the better paragraph does well and three things the other paragraph doesn't do well.
Quiz 2.4 - Thursday, October 2
Friday To apply the understanding of political machines to the interpretation of political cartoons
  • Journal - What was the relationship between political machines and immigrants? Explain.
  • Political cartoon DBQ

Political Cartoon DBQ paragraphs due - Tuesday, September 30;

Quiz 2.4 - Thursday, October 2

Week of September 15

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To review for the unit 1 exam
  • Unit one exam review

Bring books tomorrow;

Unit 1 exam - Wednesday, September, 17;

Unit 1 exam preparation sheet - Wednesday;

2.1 Quiz - Friday

Tuesday
  • Substitute - Final day of jury duty
  • Work on 2.1 and 2.2 terms and questions
2.1 Quiz - Friday
Wednesday
  • Unit 1 exam
2.1 Quiz - Friday
Thursday To understand how unions addressed the changes brought by industrialization
  • Journal - How well do you think you did on yesterday's exam? What could you have done differently to prepare better? What could Mr. Haydock have done differently to help you prepare?
  • Lecture/Discussion - Unions and collective bargaining
  • Introduction to DBQ activity
2.1 Quiz - Friday
Friday To recognize patterns in the conduct and outcome of strikes in the late 19th century
  • Strikes DBQ activity
2.2 Quiz - Tuesday

Week of September 8

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand what is meant by vertical and Horizontal integration
  • Journal - On the test preparation sheet sort your words into three categories: +: know it well, =: kind of know it but still have questions, - : don't know it, or, finish Friday's paragraph
  • Vocab review
  • Lecture/discussion - New ideas in business

Immigrant Diaries - Wednesday, September 10;

Unit 1 exam - Wednesday, September, 17;

Unit 1 exam preparation sheet - Wednesday

Tuesday To compare the value of Riis and Carnegie as sources on the industrial era
  • Journal - How did corporations help the nation industrialize? Explain your answer.
  • Questions regarding immigrant experience project?
  • Finish Lecture/Discussion - New ideas
  • Andrew Carnegie document activity

Immigrant Diaries - Wednesday, September 10;

Unit 1 exam - Wednesday, September, 17;

Unit 1 exam preparation sheet - Wednesday

Wednesday  
  • Substitute (Haydock jury duty)
  • Riis/Carnegie Document activity

Unit 1 exam - Wednesday, September, 17;

Unit 1 exam preparation sheet - Wednesday

Thursday To review for the unit 1 exam
  • Substitute (Haydock jury duty)
  • Make a list of questions you have regarding the test
  • "Baseball or Soccer" article activity
  • Bring Books tomorrow

Bring books tomorrow;

Unit 1 exam - Wednesday, September, 17;

Unit 1 exam preparation sheet - Wednesday

Friday To understand the various ways Americans responded to the changes brought by industrialization

  • Questions from yesterday
  • Finish Unit 1 exam preparation sheet using your books
  • Begin working on section 2.1 - time allowing

Unit 1 exam - Wednesday, September, 17;

Unit 1 exam preparation sheet - Wednesday

Week of September 1

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No School
Tuesday To understand what life was like for immigrants to America in the early 20th century
  • Work on immigrant experience project

Quiz 1.3- Tomorrow

Immigrant Diaries - Tuesday, September 9

Wednesday To use primary sources to understand how the urban poor lived
  • Quiz 1.3
  • Aspects of the immigrant experience - Debrief and notes
  • Immigrant experience project

Quiz 1.4 - Friday

Immigrant Diaries - Wednesday, September 10

Thursday To understand the arguments made by Jacob Riis
  • Journal - Read the Riis document. Highlight unknown words that you think are important. What can a historian learn about living conditions in early industrial New York from this document? Make a bulleted list of at least five items.
  • Immigrant diary assignment
  • Debrief Riis document

Quiz 1.4 - Friday

Immigrant Diaries - Wednesday, September 10

Friday To understand what is meant by vertical and Horizontal integration
  • Quiz 1.4
  • Journal - Using the Riis document, identify, highlight and describe in your own words three examples that support the argument that living conditions for the urban poor were unhealthy
  • BMP format and example
  • Riis paragraph
  • Unit 1 exam preparation sheet
  • Lecture/Discussion - New forms of business organization (time allowing)

Immigrant Diaries - Wednesday, September 10;

Unit 1 exam - Thursday, September, 11

Week of August 25

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To finish the review presentations
  • Period 3 -Review presentations
  • Period 2 -
  • Unit 1 unit outline

Write down the headings and subheadings contained in the reading for section 1 (5 points IAW);

Quiz 1.1 - Wednesday

Tuesday To understand the story of industrialization
  • Journal - What do you remember about the industrial revolution from your history class last year? Divide your list into causes, effects and reactions to industrialization on the chart provided in the presentation (brainstorm at least six items)
  • The story of industrialization (What brought it about (RICPI), what changes it caused and how people reacted to those changes?)
  • Lecture/Discussion RICPI,
  • Tonight's HW and tomorrow's quiz
Quiz 1.1 - tomorrow
Wednesday To understand the impact of immigration on Industrialization
  • Quiz 1.1
  • Lecture/Discussion - Resources, Inventions and Connections
  • Immigrant study excerpt - identify main arguments and supporting evidence
  • Discuss immigration article
Quiz 1.2 - Friday
Thursday To understand the experience of immigrants from 1880-1920
  • Journal - What is the main argument of yesterday's article? Describe one piece of evidence that the article uses to support this argument.
  • Discuss article
  • Lecture/discussion - Immigration to the US: 1880-1924
  • Immigrant experience project
Quiz 1.2 - Friday
Friday To understand the experience of immigrants from 1880-1920
  • Quiz 1.2
  • Immigrant experience project work time

Immigrant diaries - Tuesday, September 9;

Quiz 1.3 - Wednesday, September 3

Week of August 18

Date Key Q Agenda Homework
Monday What should I be looking for when I read a section of the textbook?
  • Return quizzes, check hw and book check!
  • Journal: In your own words, describe the story that is told on pp. 66-71. What is the major conflict in this story?
  • Section guides

Complete the parts of the section guide that we did not finish in class - Tomorrow;

Bring books tomorrow!

Tuesday How is my assigned section significant to US history?
  • Journal - Why is the story important to your understanding of history?
  • Finish section guide
  • Review project assignment
  • Silent reading time for your assigned section

Complete one page of Cornell notes for your assigned section - Tomorrow;

Bring books tomorrow!

Wednesday How is my assigned section significant to US history?
  • Groups complete section guides and posters for their assigned sections
Bring books tomorrow!
Thursday How is my assigned section significant to US history?
  • Group presentations and class discussion
Friday How is my assigned section significant to US history?
  • Group presentations and class discussion

Week of August 25

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To finish the review presentations
  • Review presentations
  • Unit 1 unit outline

Write down the headings and subheadings contained in the reading for section 1 (5 points IAW);

Quiz 1.1 - Wednesday

Tuesday To understand the story of industrialization
  • Journal - What you remember about the industrial revolution from your history class last year (brainstorm at least five items)
  • The story of industrialization (What brought it about (RICPI), what changes it caused and how people reacted to those changes?)
  • Le cure/Discussion RICPI, tonight's HW and tomorrow's quiz
Quiz 1.1 - tomorrow
Wednesday To understand the impact of immigration on Industrialization
  • Quiz 1.1
  • Immigrant study excerpt - identify main arguments and supporting evidence
  • Lecture/Discussion - Immigration from 1880-1920
Quiz 1.2 - Friday
Thursday To understand the experience of immigrants from 1880-1920
  • Lecture discussion - Aspects of the immigrant experience
  • Immigrant experience project
Quiz 1.2 - Friday
Friday To understand the experience of immigrants from 1880-1920
  • Quiz 1.2
  • Immigrant experience project work time

Immigrant diaries - Friday, September 5;

Quiz 1.3 - Wednesday, September 3

Week of August 11

Date Key ? Agenda Homework
Monday What questions arise from the article?
  • Welcome/Seating
  • A class about questions and arguments
  • Syllabus - class materials and website
  • Immigrant children editorial.
  • Journal - List three questions that arise from this article (these questions can include ideas or vocabulary that with which you are unclear).
Syllabus parent signature sheet - Friday
Tuesday What is the difference between level 1, 2 and 3 questions?
  • Brainstorm yesterday's questions
  • Levels of inquiry handout
  • Sort brainstorm questions
  • Syllabus - Grading
  • Journal - Answer the key Q in your own words
Syllabus parent signature sheet - Friday
Wednesday What is a precis?
  • Journal - Identify what you think is the main argument made by the article. Circle it and write it in your own words. Based on the discussion yesterday, what level of inquiry is this task?
  • Discuss the argument of the article
  • Analyze the argument by underlining the points and examples used by the author to support it
  • Handout/Discuss Precis template
  • Complete precis template in partner groups

Using today's completed precis template, write a one paragraph summary (precis) or the article's argument (20 points informal writing) - Tomorrow;

Syllabus parent signature sheet - Friday

Thursday What are the basic American political ideals?
  • Journal - Re-read your precis paragraph. On the back of this page, write a level three question relating to your paragraph, then answer it in 50 to 100 words.
  • Notes in this class
  • Lecture Discussion - American ideals and the Declaration of independence
  • Journal - Write three questions (one of each level) from today's lecture?

 

Syllabus parent signature sheet - Friday

Friday What are examples of the ideals seen in the Constitution?
  • Notes quiz - Follow all instructions!
  • Lecture/Discussion - American Political ideals in the Constitution
  • Finish syllabus
  • Journal - Answer the Key ? ( 3 examples)

Bring Books next week. This will count as a ten point minor assignment each day.

Read and take a page of Cornell notes on pp. 66-71 (20 points informal writing) - Monday (if not completed today)