US History

Textbook return - Thursday at 12:10

Spring paper revised dates:

Outline template - Friday, May 13,

Complete first draft, with 50 KN and outlines - Tuesday, May 17 (comments returned Friday, May 20),

Final daft - Thursday, May 26 (day of final)

The First draft will be worth 100 points in the paper category. You will get all 100 points if the paper and KN/Outline is complete, and representat a sincere effort. Inclomplete drafts will be graded down severely.

 

Week of May 23

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Review for exam

Unit 7 exam - Tuesday May 24;

Final draft - Due on the day of the final

Tuesday
  • Unit 7 exam
Final draft - Due on the day of the final
Wednesday
  • No class
Thursday
  • Video
  • Textbook return - 12:10
Friday
  • No class - Have a great summer and a splendid future!

Week of May 16

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand the relations between Vietnam and the Cold War
  • Johnson "Why We are in Vietnam" document activity
  • Lecture/Discussion - The Vietnam War
Complete first draft, with 50 KN and outlines - Tuesday, May 17 (comments returned Friday, May 20),
Tuesday To understand the Soldier's experience of the Vietnam War
  • Lecture/Discussion - The soldier's experience of the war
  • Video - Letters home from Vietnam

Unit 7 exam - Tuesday May 24;

Final draft - Due on the day of the final

Wednesday To understand the Soldier's experience of the Vietnam War
  • Video - Letters home from Vietnam

Unit 7 exam - Tuesday May 24;

Final draft - Due on the day of the final

Thursday To understand the Soldier's experience of the Vietnam War
  • Finish Video - Letters home from Vietnam
  • Discuss video and its relation to the Cold War Mindset

Unit 7 exam - Tuesday May 24;

Final draft - Due on the day of the final

Friday To understand how American involvement in Vietnam ended
  • Paper Drafts
  • Exam Preparation sheet
  • The end of the Vietnam War

Unit 7 exam - Tuesday May 24;

Final draft - Due on the day of the final

Week of May 9

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand how the Cuban Missile Crisis was resolved
  • Listen to JFK's 10.22.62 speech
  • Lecture/Discussion - The end of the Cuban Missile Crisis

Quiz 7.4 - Wednesday;

Outline template - Friday, May 13,

Tuesday To understand the Spring paper outline
  • Spring paper Outline

Quiz 7.4 - Wednesday;

Outline template - Friday, May 13,

Wednesday To understand the difference between what is controversial and what is wrong
  • Outline workday
Outline template - Friday, May 13,
Thursday To understabd the background to the Vietnam war
  • Lecture/Discussion - Joe McCarthy and Edward R. Murrow
  • Controversial or not? Activity
Outline template - Friday, May 13,
Friday To understand early US involvement in the Vietnam war
  • Quiz 7.4
  • Lecture/Discussion - Background to the Vietnam War
Complete first draft, with 50 KN and outlines - Tuesday, May 17 (comments returned Friday, May 20),

Week of May 2

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To discuss how the video Atomic cafe illustrates the Cold War Mindset
  • Discussion of Atomic Cafe
Quiz 7.3 - Tomorrow
Tuesday To understnad the background to the Cuban Missile Crisis
  • Lecture/Discussion - US cuban relations prior to 1962
Quiz 7.4 - Friday
Wednesday To understand the options the US had in the Cuban Missile Crisis
  • Quiz 7.3
  • Lecture/Discussion - The Cuban Misile Crisis
  • Begin Cuban Missile crisis activity
Quiz 7.4 - Wednesday, May 11
Thursday To understand the options the US had in the Cuban Missile Crisis
  • Lecture/Discussion - The Cuban Misile Crisis
  • Finish and debrief Cuban missile crisis activity
Quiz 7.4 - Wednesday, May 11
Friday To understand how the cold war mindset shape America at home during the 1950s
  • Review Spring paper dates
  • Cuban Missile Crisis advisor presentations, debate, discussion and vote

Quiz 7.4 - Wednesday, May 11;

Spring paper revised dates:

Outline template - Friday, May 13,

Complete first draft, with 50 KN and outlines - Tuesday, May 17 (comments returned Friday, May 20),

Final daft - Tuesday, May 24

The First draft will be worth 100 points in the paper category. You will get all 100 points if the paper and KN/Outline is complete, and representat a sincere effort. Inclomplete drafts will be graded down severly.

Week of April 25

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand the effect of nuclear weapons
  • Lecture/Discussion - Effect of Nuclear weapons (finish)

Research template 3 - due Wednesday, April 27;

Quiz 7.2 - Tuesday, April 26

Tuesday To understand the harms caused by US nuclear testing
  • Quiz 7.2
  • Lecture/Discussion - Nuclear testing
  • Document activity - Downwinders
  • Modern nuclear arsenals

Research template 3 - due Wednesday, April 27;

Wednesday To understand the way the nuclear threat shaped American society in the 1950s
  • Atomic cafe preview and assignment
  • Video - Atomic Cafe pt. 1
Quiz 7.3 - Tuesday, May 3
Thursday To understand the way the nuclear threat shaped American society in the 1950s
  • Video - Atomic Cafe - pt. 2
Quiz 7.3 - Tuesday, May 3
Friday
  • No school

Week of April 18

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand the origins of the Cold War
  • Lecture/Discussion - Origins of the Cold War
  • Review paper structure

Quiz 7.1 - Tuesday;

Research template 2 - Due Wednesday April 20

Tuesday To understand the Cold War mindset by analyzing NSC-68
  • Quiz 7.1
  • NSC - 68 Activity
  • Discuss NSC - 68 activity

Research template 2 - Due Wednesday April 20;

Quiz 7.2 - Tuesday, April 26

Wednesday To understand the development of nuclear strategy and force structure
  • Group work time - NSC - 68 document activity
  • Discuss NSC - 68
  • Lecture/Discussion - Nuclear strategy
  • Work time - Research template 3
Quiz 7.2 - Tuesday, April 26
Thursday To understand the effects of nuclear weapons
  • Lecture/Discussion - Nuclear weapons

Research template 3 - due Wednesday, April 27;

Quiz 7.2 - Tuesday, April 26

Friday To understand the effects of nuclear weapons
  • What if a nuclear device was detonated 100 feet above A211? - activity
  • Atomic cafe preview and assignment
  • Video - Atomic Cafe pt. 1

Research template 3 - due Wednesday, April 27;

Quiz 7.2 - Tuesday, April 26

Week of April 11

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Testing
Tuesday
  • Testing
Wednesday
  • Testing
Thursday
  • Testing
Science article - Notes + paragraph due tomorrow (non-testers) and Monday (testers)
Friday To understand the historical origins of the Cold War
  • Journal - What was the Cold War?
  • Paper updates
  • Lecture/Discussion - origins of the Cold War

Quiz 7.1 - Tuesday;

Research template 2 - Due Wednesday April 20

Week of April 4

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To explore the writings of the utilitarians
  • Journal - Read the template and complete 1
  • Vocab discussion
  • Small group documents work (2-3)
Ethics templates - Due Friday
Tuesday To understand the Utilitarian and Deontological ethical theories
  • Journal - Read the template and complete 1
  • Vocab discussion
  • Small group documents work (2-3)
Ethics templates - Due Friday
Wednesday To understand what the Cold War was
  • Lecture/Discussion - Ethical theory
  • Questions on ethical theory templates

Ethics templates - Due Friday;

Research template 1 - Due Tuesday, April 12;

Research template 2 Due Thursday, April 14

Thursday
  • Substitute - Work on ethical theory templates

Ethics templates - Due Friday;

Research template 1 - Due Tuesday, April 12;

Research template 2 Due Thursday, April 14

Friday To understand the existential threat posed by nuclear weapons
  • Journal - What was the Cold War? Why is it significant?
  • Introduction to the Cold War

 

Research template 1 - Due Tuesday, April 12;

Research template 2 Due Thursday, April 14

Week of March 21

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand the Constitutional implications of the internment
  • Substitute
  • Unit 6 exam preparation instructions
  • Korematsu activity

Korematsu paragraph - due tomorow;

Tuesday
  • Review for unit 6 exam
Unit 6 exam, Short answer- Thursday
Wednesday
  • Review for unit 6 exam
Unit 6 exam- Short answer- Thursday
Thursday
  • Unit 6 short answer and map component
Unit 6 exam - take home essay - due Monday, April 4
Friday
  • No school

Week of March 14

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand the Spring formal paper
  • Journal - Is it ethical to bomb civilian populations during wartime? Explain your answer.
  • Discuss/Debate journal
  • Spring formal paper
Quiz 6.5 - Tuesday
Tuesday To assess whether the US should adopt mandatory selective service requirements
  • Quiz 6.4
  • Lecture/Discuss - War on the home-front, pt 1
  • Read selective service article
  • Discuss and debate selective service
Wednesday To understand the impact of the war on the home front
Thursday To examine the ways in which socially and econcomically marginallized groups saw advancement during WWII
  • Lecture/Discussion - The Experience of African Americans, women and Mexican Americans during the war
Friday To understand the arguments agains the internment of Americans of Japanese ancestry in 1944
  • Journal - What was the long term impact of the role women played in World War II? Explain
  • Unit 6 exam preparation sheet
  • Lecture/Discussion - The Experience of African Americans, women and Mexican Americans during the war
  • Korematsu activity
Unit 6 exam - Wednesday, March (short answer) and Thursday (essay)

Week of March 7

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand the turning points in the war in Europe
  • Journal - What should be the rules of war? Explain at least two.
  • Lecture/Discussion - Turning points and strategies in the European War
 
Tuesday To understand the turning points in the war in Europe
  • Journal - From a societal perspective, why is prejudice a problem? list as many things as you can
  • Lecture/Discussion - Breaking the Enigma code
 
Wednesday

To understand the turning points in the war in Europe

 

  • Journal: Do you think trade between nations should be free, or should nations protect their workers' job by erecting tariffs? What are the arguments for each side?
  • Lecture/Discussion - Turning points and strategies in the European War
  • Video - The War/Battle of the Bulge
 
Thursday

To assess the ethical implications of strategic bombing

  • Video - The Bombing of Germany

Video notes template - Due tomorrow

Quiz 6.5 - Tuesday

Friday

To review the geography and the chronology of the European War

 

  • European War II geography competition
Quiz 6.5 - Tuesday

Week of February 29

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To assess the American responsibility to help those in need
  • Quiz - 6.2
  • Discuss the extent to which the US has the responsibility to help those in need
Quiz 6.3 - Map quiz - Friday
Tuesday To understand how the US became involved in the Pacific War
  • Journal - Why did the US enter WWII?
  • Map handouts and instructions
  • Lecture/Discussion - The war in the Pacific begins
  • Video - The War: Pearl Harbor
Quiz 6.3 - Map quiz - Friday
Wednesday To understand the US strategy in the Pacific theater
  • Journal - Yesterday's video hinted that there might be trouble for certain groups of people at home in the US as a result of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Explain to the best of your ability.
  • Lecture/Discussion - Strategy and turning points in the Pacific War
  • Video - The War: Guadalcanal
Quiz 6.3 - Map quiz - Friday
Thursday To understand how the US ended the war in the Pacific
  • Journal - Based n the video yesterday, what hardships did soldiers on Guadalcanal face? List at least four.
  • Lecture/Discussion - The late war in the Pacific
  • Video - The War: Iwo Jima
Quiz 6.3 - Map quiz - Friday
Friday To review the geography and the chronology of the Pacific War
  • Journal - Is it justified to target civilian population centers in war? Explain your answer
  • Mapping the war in the Pacific - review activity
  • Quiz 6.3
 

Week of February 22

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To discuss when the US should get involved militarily in foreign conflicts
  • Journal - For two of the conflicts you said the US should get involved with, complete the rest of the template
  • Discussion of Foreign involvement situations
Quiz 6.2 - Monday (written quiz)
Tuesday To understand the context for the Holocaust and the US response to it
  • Journal - What do you remember about the Holocaust from last year?
  • Anti-semitism documents activity
  • Lecture/Discussion - Context for the Holocaust
  • Video notes explanation and assignment
Quiz 6.2 - Monday (written quiz)
Wednesday To understand the American Response to the Holocaust
  • America and the Holocaust video pt. 1
Quiz 6.2 - Monday (written quiz)
Thursday To understand the American Response to the Holocaust
  • America and the Holocaust video part 2

Completed video notes template and paragraph - due tomorrow;

Quiz 6.2 - Monday (written quiz)

Friday To connect the events of the 1930s to events of today
  • Syrian refugee SAC and discussion
  • Explanation of Monday's quiz
Quiz 6.2 - Monday (written quiz)

Week of February 15

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No school
Tuesday
  • Unit 5 exam - essay component
Wednesday To understand the background to World War II
  • Journal - What do you remember about World War II from last year? Brainstorm at least three items
  • Lecture/Discussion - The road to war in Asia and Europe
Quiz 6.1 - Friday
Thursday To understand the efforts of the US to remain neutral in the world conflict
  • Journal - Under what circumstances should the United States use armed force in a foreign country? Explain two criteria.
  • Lecture/Discussion - US efforts at neutrality
  • Neutrality document activity
Quiz 6.1 - Friday
Friday Top examine the connections between the neutrality debate and modern American foreign policy
  • Quiz 6.1
  • Finish Lindberg activity
  • When should the US get involved activity? Discussion and debate
Quiz 6.2 (written) Thursday, February 25

Week of February 8

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No School
Tuesday To understand conservative criticism of the New Deal
  • FDR critics document -Small group analysis
  • Analyze conservative criticims of the New Deal
  • Lecture/Discussion - Critics of the New Deal
Unit 5 exam - Friday, February 12 (short answer) and Tuesday, February 16 (essay)
Wednesday To assess the extent to which the New Deal succeeded or failed
  • Journal - Based on what you have read and what we have discused in class, do you think the New Deal succeeded or failed? Support your argument with at least two examples.
  • Lecture/Discussion - Assessing the New Deal
  • Review for exam
Unit 5 exam - Friday, February 12 (short answer) and Tuesday, February 16 (essay)
Thursday
  • Review for the exam
Unit 5 exam - Friday, February 12 (short answer) and Tuesday, February 16 (essay)
Friday
  • Short answer section of the exam

Week of Febraury 1

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand how FDR's philosophy differed from that of Hoover
  • Journal - Predict the Iowa Caucus results and win a prize! 1) Who will win on each side (Republican and Democrat), 2) who will come in second, 3) how many percentage points will separate the 1st and second place finishers.
  • Lecture/Discussion - FDR's philosophy, the Hundred days and Relief, recovery and reform

Tomorrow - Bring your books or an internet capable device;

 

Quiz 5.5 - Wednesday;

Unit 5 exam - Friday, February 12 (short answer) and Tuesday, February 16 (essay)

Tuesday To understand FDR's plan to fight the Depression
  • Substitute
  • Relief, recovery and reform activity

Quiz 5.5 - Wednesday;

Unit 5 exam - Friday, February 12 (short answer) and Tuesday, February 16 (essay)

Wednesday To understand how FDR used mass media to convey his message
  • Journal - On a scale of 1-10, rater your opinion regarding the following statement:
  • "FDR's New Deal got the government involved too much in the lives of the American people

    Explain your rating and provide reasons.

  • Discuss journal/yesterday's activity
  • Lecture/Discussion - FDR's style
  • FDR Fireside chat activity

Quiz 5.5 - Wednesday;

Unit 5 exam - Friday, February 12 (short answer) and Tuesday, February 16 (essay)

Thursday To understand the criticisms of FDR
  • Quiz 5.5
  • Discuss FDR's fireside chat activity
  • Lecture/Discussion -FDR's critics
Unit 5 exam - Friday, February 12 (short answer) and Tuesday, February 16 (essay)
Friday To understand the nature of the criticism of FDR on the political right
  • FDR critics activity
  • Unit 5 exam preparation guide
Unit 5 exam - Friday, February 12 (short answer) and Tuesday, February 16 (essay)

Week of January 25

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand Hoover's approach to the Great Depression
  • Journal - Describe Hoover's philosophy of government and its relationship to the people in your own words.
  • Lecture/Discussion - Hoover's approach to the Great Depression
Quiz 5.4 - Thursday, January 28
Tuesday To critique Hoover's approach to the Great Depression
  • In paper groups. Choose and read one of the other newspapers.
  • As a group write a letter to the editor that does the following:
    • Explains briefly how the Depression is effecting your town. You should reference at least two of the articles in the paper.
    • Explain how Hoover's program of fighting the depression is not working by explaining how his programs/philosophy does not address the problems discussed above
    • Proposes and explains a new government program that you think would more effectively address the problems described in your letter
  • Letters should be 150-200 words in length. Be prepared to share your proposals before the class.
  • Proposal discussion
Quiz 5.4 - Thursday, January 28
Wednesday To understand the election of 1932 and the stylistic differences between FDR and Hoover
  • Journal - Questions about the quiz?
  • Hoover v. FDR - Comparing different presidential styles
  • Discuss style activity
  • Lecture/Discussion - The election of 1932
Quiz 5.4 - Thursday, January 28
Thursday To understand the significance of the 100 days
  • Quiz 5.4
  • Lecture/Discussion - FDR's Background
Quiz 5.5 - Wednesday February 1
Friday
  • No School

Week of January 19

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No School

Quiz 5.3 - Friday, January 22;

News paper articles, photos and ads due Wednesday

Tuesday To understand the impact of the Dust Bowl
  • Video - Surviving the Dust Bowl
  • Video notes template due at the end of the period
  • Remind group members of what needs to come to class tomorrow

Quiz 5.3 - Friday, January 22;

News paper articles, photos and ads due Wednesday

Wednesday To assemble our "Impacts of the Great Depression newspaper
  • Lecture/Discussion/Video debrief - The Dust Bowl
  • Discussion - what should the newspaper look like? Model layout
  • Newspaper work time

Quiz 5.3 - Friday, January 22;

Thursday To speculate about what the best government response to the Great Depression would have been
  • Finish assembling newspapers and publish (on the wall!)
  • Group read of neighbor groups paper
  • Group letter to the editor - due at the end of the period
Quiz 5.3 - Friday, January 22;
Friday To understand Hoover's response to the Great Depression
  • Quiz 5.3
  • Discussion - What should the government do?
  • Lecture/Discussion - Hoover's response to the Great Depression
Quiz 5.4 - Thursday, January 28;

Week of January 11

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand why banks failed in the Great Depression
  • David Kennedy - Freedom From Fear excerpt on banks close read assignment

Quiz 5.2 - Tomorrow (this quiz will include a question from the close read assignment and will be worth 30 points);

Advertising project - Friday (note change)

Tuesday To understand the Human impact of the Great Depression
  • Quiz 5.2
  • Lecture/Discussion - Wrap up economic impact of the Great Depression
  • Human impact of the Great Depression activity explanation

Quiz 5.3 - Friday, January 22;

Advertising project - Friday (note change)

Wednesday To understand the Human impact of the Great Depression
  • Substitute
  • Human impact of the Great Depression activity - work on reporters notebook

Quiz 5.3 - Friday, January 22;

Advertising project - Friday (note change)

Thursday To understand the Human impact of the Great Depression
  • Substitute
  • Human impact of the Great Depression activity - work on reporter's notebook

Quiz 5.3 - Friday, January 22;

Advertising project - Friday (note change)

Friday To understand the Human impact of the Dust Bowl
  • Newspaper story assignment

Newspaper stories ready for placement - Due Wednesday, January 20

Quiz 5.3 - Friday, January 22;

News paper articles, photos and ads due Wednesday

 

Week of January 4

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To discuss what the proper role of the government is in creating a just, fair and equitable society
  • What role should the government play - Questionnaire on polleverywhere site.
  • Link to poll
  • Discuss questionnaire
  • Unit 5 outline
Quiz 5.1 - Wednesday
Tuesday To define the Great Depression
  • Discussion - What role should government play in creating a just fair and equitable society?
  • Lecture/Discussion - What was the Great Depression?
  • Crash Course: The Great Depression
  • Journal - Identify five causes of the Great depression mentioned in the video and how do you think John Green would answer our key question? What makes you think so? Be prepared to provide evidence from the video.
  • Discussion
Quiz 5.1 - Wednesday
Wednesday To understand the causes of the Great Depression
  • Quiz 5.1
  • Lecture/Discussion- Causes of the Great Depression
Quiz 5.2 - Tuesday, January 12
Thursday To understand the economic impact of the Great Depression
  • Ad project review
  • Lecture/Discussion- Causes of the Great Depression

Quiz 5.2 - Tuesday, January 12;

Ad project due - Wednesday January 13

Friday To understand the Human impact of the Great Depression
  • Journal - How did a maldistribution of income contribute to the coming of the Great Depression,
  • Lecture/Discussion - Causes of the Great Depression (finish)
  • Kennedy article close reading - Discuss economic impacts

Quiz 5.2 - Tuesday, January 12;

Ad project due - Wednesday January 13

Week of December 14

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand the impact of new media on the United States
  • Journal - Read the primary sources handed out. Based on these documents, list three ways that radio changed America and what it meant to be an American.
  • Questions for the exam?
  • Lecture/Discussion - The rise of a national culture
Unit four exam - Thursday (both parts)
Tuesday To understand the impact of new media on the United States
  • Lecture/Discussion - rise of national culture
  • Review for exam
Unit four exam - Thursday (both parts)
Wednesday
  • No class
Unit four exam - Thursday (both parts)
Thursday
  • Unit 4 exam (please bring your journals, review, outline and calendars
Friday
  • No class

Week of December 6

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand how to complete the advertising project
  • Journal - What questions do you have about the paper?
  • Advertising assignment
Tuesday To understand how prohibition represented both conservatism and change
  • Lecture/Discussion - Prohibition
  • Prohibition video
Video template and paragraph - due tomorrow
Wednesday To understand how the role 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.
  • Discussion of video
  • Lecture/Discussion - Feminists and flappers
  • Document activity - Feminists v. Flappers
We will only be taking the Unit 4 exam on the day of the final
Thursday To understand the conflict between Religion and science in the 1920s
  • Journal - Why are science and religion often seen as being in conflict?
  • Lecture/Discussion - Fundamentalism and science
  • Video - Inherit the Wind
We will only be taking the Unit 4 exam on the day of the final
Friday To understand the significance of the rise of national culture in the 1920s
  • Journal - Predict your grade on the paper. What will you do differently next time? What could Mr. Haydock do differently to help you next time?
  • Lecture/Discussion - The rise of national culture
  • Unit 4 exam preparation instructions
We will only be taking the Unit 4 exam on the day of the final

Week of November 30

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand the impact new technology had on the economy of the 1920s
  • Outline review and questions
  • Lecture/Discussion - New technology and the 1920s economy
Outline due tomorrow
Tuesday

To assess the economic policies of

the 1920s

  • Journal: Imagine that the total national net worth (Assets - debt) is represented by a pie - draw a chart representing this pie. The label the following based on your best estimate
    1. What percentage of pie do the richest 1% percent control?
    2. What percentage of the pie do the richest 20% control (this would include the 1% as well)
    3. What percentage of the pie does everybody else control?
  • Lecture/Discussion - the economic policies of Harding and Coolidge
  • Read the article and charts.
  • Journal - How close was your estimate. Did you think things were more equal or less equal? How does the US today compare to the US of the 1920s?

Fall formal paper - Due Tuesday, December 8
Wednesday To understand the concept of Consumer society
  • 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.
  • Formatting the fall formal paper
Fall formal paper - Due Tuesday, December 8
Thursday To work on the advertising project
  • Lecture/discussion - Consumer economy and modern advertising
  • Advertising project
  • Work on advertising project
Fall formal paper - Due Tuesday, December 8
Friday To understand how women in the 1920s represented change and conservatism
  • Lecture/Discussion - Women in the 1920s
Fall formal paper - Due Tuesday, December 8

Week of November 30

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Week of November 16

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand the importance of the Harlem Renaissance as an act of self definition
  • Finish Harlem Renaissance activity
  • Discuss the importance of the Harlem Renaissance

 

Research template 4 - Due Tuesday;

Quiz 4.3 - Wednesday, November 18

Outline template due - Tuesday, December 1;

Fall Formal Paper due - Tuesday, December 8

Tuesday To understand the impact of new technologies on the American economy
  • Journal: Journal - According to the Pew center, in 2013 the median net worth of White Americans was $192,500; for Black Americans it was $19,200. What are the possible explanations for this gap?
  • Discuss Journal.
  • Debrief Harlem Renaissance activity
  • Fall formal paper outline template

 

Quiz 4.3 - Wednesday, November 18

Outline template due - Tuesday, December 1;

Fall Formal Paper due - Tuesday, December 8

Wednesday To understand the extent of economic inequality in the 1920s
  • Quiz 4.3
  • Questions on the outline and keyed notes
  • Lecture Discussion - Economic inequality in the 1920s
  • Sub assignments

Outline template due - Tuesday, December 1;

Keyed notes check - Tuesday December 1 - Grade will be a percentage out of 100 based on how many notes you have;

Fall Formal Paper due - Tuesday, December 8

Thursday To work on the fall formal paper
  • Substitute - Work on research, keyed notes and outline template

Quiz 4.3 - Wednesday, November 18

Outline template due - Tuesday, December 1;

Fall Formal Paper due - Tuesday, December 8

Friday To work on the fall formal paper
  • Substitute - Work on research, keyed notes and outline template

Outline template due - Tuesday, December 1;

Fall Formal Paper due - Tuesday, December 8

Week of November 9

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To assess the extent to which African Americans were free After the Civil War
  • Journal - What did the end of the Civil War mean for African Americans? To what extent could they be considered free? Explain using examples
  • Lecture/Discussion - What Freedom means: African Americans in the 50 years after the Civil war
Research template 3 - Due tomorrow
Tuesday To understand the definition White society imposed on African Americans
  • Journal - List three words that define (from your perspective) who you are.
  • Lecture/Discussion - Finish African Americans in the 50 years after the Civil war
  • Jim Crow Museum activity
Research template 4 - Due Tuesday
Wednesday
  • No School
Research template 4 - Due Tuesday
Thursday To understand the efforts of African Americans to define themselves
  • Finish/Discuss Jim Crow activity - Back of page (15 minutes)
  • Discuss Jim crow activity
  • Birth of a nation video clips

Research template 4 - Due Tuesday;

Outline template due - Tuesday, December 1;

Fall Formal Paper due - Tuesday, December 8

Friday To understand the Harlem Renaissance as both a response to white definitions of African Americans and as an act of self definition
  • Journal - How did White society attempt to define African Americans? Provide two examples from our discussions over the past few days
  • Lecture/Discussion - The Great Migration and the Harlem Renaissance
  • Harlem Renaissance activity

Research template 4 - Due Tuesday;

Quiz 4.3 - Wednesday, November 18

Outline template due - Tuesday, December 1;

Fall Formal Paper due - Tuesday, December 8

Week of November 2

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To discuss the forces of change and conservatism at work in the 1920s
  • Journal - Examine the items of change we brainstormed on Friday. Which of these changes might people resist? Why?
  • Lecture/Discussion - Change and conservatism
  • Research template work time (time allowing)

Research template #2 - Due Tomorrow;

Quiz 4.1 - Wednesday

Tuesday To understand what the red scare was and to understand how it fit into the theme of change and conservatism
  • Red Scare Activity
Quiz 4.1 - Wednesday
Wednesday To understand the Conservative political climate of the 1920s
  • Quiz 4.1
  • Lecture/Discussion - The Red Scare

Quiz 4.2 - Friday;

Research template 3 - Due Tuesday, November 9

Thursday To understand the significance of the Great Migration in the Context of the history of African Americans
  • Journal - What was the Red Scare? What happened as a result of the Red Scare? Has anything like the Red Scare happened in America recently? Explain.
  • Lecture/Discussion - Politics in the 1920s
  • Research time (time allowing)

Quiz 4.2 - Friday;

Research template 3 - Due Tuesday, November 9

Friday To understand the identity that white society imposed on African Americans
  • Quiz 4.2
  • Journal - What was the Great Migration? How did it fit into the theme of change and conservatism? Explain your answer thoroughly
  • Lecture/Discussion - African Americans from the end of the Civil War to the Great Migration

Research template 3 - Due Tuesday, November 9

Week of October 26

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No School
Tuesday
  • Essay exam - unit 3. The exam outline template and review sheet can be found here. The documents for use on the essay here

Unit 3 short answer exam + term review - tomorrow;

Research template #1 - due Friday

Wednesday
  • Short answer exam - Unit 3
  • Work time - research templates
Research template #1 - due Friday
Thursday To continue research for the paper

Research template #1 - due Friday;

Research template #2 - due Tuesday, November 3;

Friday To understand how the red scare set part of the tone for the twenties
  • Review Key questions and significance
  • Video - Crash course - 1920s. Think about the major themes and conflicts described in the video. If you were teaching this unit, what would the Key Question be? Support your answer with several well-explained examples from the video.
  • Unit 4 outline
  • Lecture/Discussion - The Key Conflict of the 1920s

Quiz 4.1 - Wednesday, November 4;

Research template #2 - due Tuesday, November 3;

Week of October 19

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand the perspective on Edward Snowden advanced by Citizenfour
  • Handout unit 3 exam preparation sheet
  • Finish Citizenfour

Unit three exam - Thursday, October 22 and Friday, October 23;

Unit 3 review - Outline - Due Thursday - Terms - Due Friday

Tuesday To understand the perspective on Edward Snowden advanced by Citizenfour
  • Journal - Answer the following in your journal:
    1. What was the most surprising thing you learned from the video?
    2. How would the makers of the movie answer the question posed by the fall formal paper? What evidence from the video suggests this
    3. Do you agree or disagree with the perspective of the video on Edward Snowden? Explain
  • Discussion - Snowden: Hero or traitor?
  • Sources for the fall formal paper
  • Source analysis template

Unit three exam - Thursday, October 22 and Friday, October 23;

Unit 3 review - Outline - Due Thursday - Terms - Due Friday

Wednesday To understand the source analysis template
  • Sources for the fall formal paper
  • Source analysis template
  • Class source analysis of Schenck document

Unit three exam - Tuesday, October 27 (essay) and Wednesday, October 28 (short answer);

Essay outline - draft due Friday

Thursday To analyze one of the Snowden sources
  • Snowden/Schenck source analysis

Unit three exam - Tuesday, October 27 (essay) and Wednesday, October 28 (short answer);

Essay outline - draft due Friday

Friday To review for the unit exam
  • Review for essay component of exam
Unit three exam - Tuesday, October 27 (essay) and Wednesday, October 28 (short answer)

Week of October 12

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To discuss the extent to which limitations of civil liberties are justified during wartime
  • Schenck free speech activity (finish)
  • research templates

Quiz 3.4 - Wednesday

Unit three exam - Thursday, October 22 and Friday, October 23;

Tuesday To understand the controversies surrounding the end of World War I
  • Substitute - Complete sub assignment on the Versailles Treaty

Quiz 3.4 - Wedensday;

Unit three exam - Thursday, October 22 and Friday, October 23;

Wednesday

To understand the controversies surrounding the end of World War I

  • Quiz 3.4
  • Journal - What do you remember about the Treaty of Versailles from last year? Explain
  • Lecture/Discussion - The end of WWI, the Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations
  • Tomorrow's movie preview and Fall paper sources

Unit three exam - Thursday, October 22 and Friday, October 23;

Thursday To understand the perspective on Edward Snowden advanced by Citizenfour
  • Video - Citizenfour

Unit three exam - Thursday, October 22 and Friday, October 23;

Friday To understand the perspective on Edward Snowden advanced by Citizenfour
  • Video - Citizenfour
  • Unit 3 test preparation sheet
Unit three exam - Thursday, October 22 and Friday, October 23;

Week of October 5

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand the first semester formal paper
  • Journal - Based on the activity on Friday, Make a T chart. On one side list as many arguments as you can in favor of annexing the Philippines and on the other as many arguments as you can opposed to annexation.
  • Discuss Philippine public opinion activity
  • First Semester Formal Paper assignment

 

Quiz 3.3 - Wednesday, October 7

50-100 word editorial on the topic - Should the US annex the Philippines? - Due Thursday

Tuesday To understand why the US entered World War I
  • Journal: Read Wilson's War Message. List the reasons Wilson gives for going to war. Which of these reasons is most significant?
  • Finish fall formal paper instructions
  • Lecture/Discussion - The US enters the War

Quiz 3.3 - Wednesday, October 7;

50-100 word editorial on the topic - Should the US annex the Philippines? - Due Thursday

Wednesday To discuss the extent to which limitations of civil liberties are justified during wartime
  • Quiz 3.3
  • Lecture/Discussion - Total war and the suppression of Dissent

Quiz 3.4 - Tuesday;

50-100 word editorial on the topic - Should the US annex the Philippines? - Due Thursday

Thursday To work on the fall paper
  • Citizen four permission slip
  • Schenck free speech activity
Quiz 3.4 -Tuesday
Friday To discuss the end of the war and the US retreat into isolationism
  • Citizen four permission slip
  • Schenck free speech activity

Quiz 3.4 -Tuesday;

Citizenfour permission slip - due Monday

Week of September 28

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand how to understand your test results
  • Return exams and analyze results
  • Introduction to mapping activity
Quiz 3.1 - Tomorrow
Tuesday To understand the motivations and scope of American imperialism
  • Quiz 3.1
  • American imperialism mapping activity

    Hawaii (344-345)

    Cuba (346-347, 353-355)

    The Philippines (350-351, 355)

    Panama (360-361)

    Puerto Rico (252-253)
  • Informal presentations

Quiz 3.2 - Friday

Wednesday To understand the motivations and scope of American imperialism
  • Book check (if using your phone, have your browser open to the book pages for your group)
  • American imperialism mapping and motivations activity
    • Hawaii pp. 344-345 or here
    • Cuba pp. 346-347, 353-355 or here
    • The Philippines pp. 350-351, 355
    • Panama pp. 360-361
    • Puerto Rico pp. 352-353
  • Presentation and discussion - Groups should be prepared to summarize, in their own words, the major reasons for and against US intervention in the assigned area. They then should indicate whether they think the US should have or should not have been involved.

 

Quiz 3.2 - Friday

Thursday To understand the range of opinions on the Philippine war
  • Finish American Imperialism presentations
  • Lecture/Discussion - The Philippine War

Quiz 3.2 - Friday;

 

Friday To understand the circumstances leading to US involvement in World War I
  • Quiz 3.2
  • Philippine war public opinion activity

Letter to the editor regarding the Philippine War - Due Thursday, October 8;

Quiz 3.3 - Wednesday, October 7

Week of September 21

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To review for the unit 2 exam
  • Unit 2 exam review

Unit 2 exam - cartoon analysis (outline allowed) - Tuesday, September 22; Short answer (no notes) - Wednesday, September 23

Cartoon outline - due Tuesday, September 22; Calendars, journals and review assignment - due Wednesday, September 23

Tuesday
  • Unit two exam - cartoon analysis (outline required)

Short answer (no notes) - Wednesday, September 23

Calendars, journals and review assignment - due Wednesday, September 23

Wednesday
  • Unit two exam - Short answer (closed notes)
Thursday To understand the impacts of American foreign policy past and present
  • How do you think you did on the exam? Note down your predicted score out of 100. Which part was more difficult, Tuesday or Wednesday? Why? What could Mr. Haydock do to help you do better next time? Be specific.
  • Journal: Is it justified to violate the law when you believe that the law is wrong? Explain your answer and provide an example.
  • Discuss journal
  • Unit three outline
  • Preview of unit 3 - The legacy of industrialization - America as a world power. Three examples of early twentieth century US foreign policy: The Spanish American War (1898), The Philippine War (1899 - 1902) and World War I (1917)

Bring your books or an internet capable device tomorrow!

Quiz 3.1 - Tuesday, September 28

Friday To discuss education
  • Discussion of the state of American public school education
Quiz 3.1 - Tuesday, September 28

Week of September 14

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand the role played by the Muckrakers in bringing about reform
  • Calendar
  • Announcements
  • Discuss muckraker activity
  • Teddy Roosevelt "New Freedom" document activity (time allowing)

Unit 2 exam - cartoon analysis (outline allowed) - Tuesday, September 22; Short answer (no notes) - Wednesday, September 23

Cartoon outline - due Tuesday, September 22; Calendars, journals and review assignment - due Wednesday, September 23

Tuesday

To understand the goals of local, state and national progressivism
  • Journal - Teddy Roosevelt (TR) was president of the United States from 1901 - 1909. Read the TR document and answer the following questions:
    • What is the main argument of this document?
    • Based on the document, do you think TR will continue the government policies of the late 19th century or change them? Explain your answer.
  • Discuss TR document
  • Lecture discussion - Local, state and national progressivism

Unit 2 exam - cartoon analysis (outline allowed) - Tuesday, September 22; Short answer (no notes) - Wednesday, September 23

Cartoon outline - due Tuesday, September 22; Calendars, journals and review assignment - due Wednesday, September 23

Wednesday To understand the progressive reforms of TR and Woodrow Wilson
  • Journal - Which cartoon will you use for parts 1-2 of the cartoon analysis? Why?
  • Note taking strategies
  • Lecture/Discussion - National progressive reform

Unit 2 exam - cartoon analysis (outline allowed) - Tuesday, September 22; Short answer (no notes) - Wednesday, September 23

Cartoon outline - due Tuesday, September 22; Calendars, journals and review assignment - due Wednesday, September 23

Thursday To use political cartoons to understand how the relationship between government, business and labor had changed
  • TR political cartoon activity

Unit 2 exam - cartoon analysis (outline allowed) - Tuesday, September 22; Short answer (no notes) - Wednesday, September 23

Cartoon outline - due Tuesday, September 22; Calendars, journals and review assignment - due Wednesday, September 23

Friday To review for the unit two exam
  • Finish TR political cartoon activity
  • Review for unit 2 exam

Unit 2 exam - cartoon analysis (outline allowed) - Tuesday, September 22; Short answer (no notes) - Wednesday, September 23

Cartoon outline - due Tuesday, September 22; Calendars, journals and review assignment - due Wednesday, September 23

Week of September7

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No School
Tuesday
  • Substitute - Finish Political cartoon activity
  • Read and take one page of notes on the Kentucky Clerk article. Then answer the following questions:
    • What is the main issue discussed in the article?
    • What is the argument made by the clerk?
    • What is the argument made by the courts against the clerk?
    • If it were up to you, how would you resolve this situation?
Wednesday To understand how effective early efforts to reform monopoly practices were
  • Journal: Assume you are a businessman in the 1890s. Do you think the description of the relation between business, labor and government described in the cartoons is accurate? How would you respond to the argument made by the cartoons?
  • Discuss cartoon activity
  • Lecture/Discussion - Early efforts at reforming business
  • Journal - Does the information provided in the book and today's lecture confirm or contradict the argument made by the cartoons? Explain.
Thursday To understand the role played by Muckrakers in motivating the Progressive movement
  • Journal - Given what you have seen of this class so far, what type of questions do you expect to see on the unit exam?
  • Unit 2 exam preparation sheet
  • Lecture/Discussion - What was the Progressive movement?
Unit 2 exam - Friday September 18
Friday To understand how investigative journalism helped motivate reform
  • Journal - Read the excerpts silently
  • Lecture/Discussion - Muckrakers
  • Muckraker excerpt activity
Unit 2 exam - Friday September 18

Week of August 31

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand the role the government played in labor struggles in the 19th century
  • Journal - Find a partner that was not in your group on Friday. Using your notes and the class t chart (available as an image here), construct a BMP outline answering the strikes DBQ question: To what extent were strikes in late 19th century America successful in improving conditions for American workers? Your outline should include a clear TS and three examples from the documents that support this argument.
  • Debrief Friday's activity and discuss the role government played in late 19th century labor struggles
  • Journal - On your own, Construct a BMP outline answering the following question: What role did government play in labor disputes during the late 19th century? Your outline should include a clear TS and three examples from the documents that support this argument.
Quiz 2.3 - Thursday
Tuesday To understand the Triangle fire and its aftermath Quiz 2.3 - Thursday
Wednesday To discuss responsibility for the Triangle fire
  • Journal - Working in groups of three, complete the bottom sections of the video notes template. Then, using your notes template from yesterday's video, make a BMP outline for a paragraph answering the following question - Should the owners of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company have gone to jail for their role in the Triangle fire?
  • Discussion - Should the Triangle owners have gone to jail?
  • Philippine fire article
  • Shirt label activity
Quiz 2.3 - Thursday
Thursday To understand social Darwinism and the Social Gospel as responses to industrialization
  • Quiz 2.3
  • Lecture/Discussion - Ideologies of industrialization: Social Darwinism, the Gospel of Wealth and the Social Gospel
Friday To predict public attitudes regarding the relationship between business labor and government using political cartoons
  • Lecture/Discussion - Ideologies of industrialization: Social Darwinism, the Gospel of Wealth and the Social Gospel (finish)
  • Reading political cartoons
  • 1890s political cartoon activity

Week of August 24

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To review US industrialization
  • Journal - Watch the Crash course video.
    • If you are facing east copy this question: How did Industrialization relate to the development of economic inequality? Identify and list at least three examples from the video
    • If you are facing south copy and answer this question: What role did government play in the industrialization of America? Identify and list at least three examples from the video
  • Discuss video and questions
  • Unit two outline
  • Citation quiz re-takes/work on section 2.1 HW
Quiz 2.1 - Wednesday
Tuesday To review US industrialization
  • Retakes of citation quiz
  • Journal - List everything you remember about industrialization in Europe from your class last year (at least three items)
  • Lecture/Discussion - Industrialization: Benefits and consequences
Quiz 2.1 - Wednesday
Wednesday To understand how workers reacted to conditions in the industrial workplace
  • Quiz 2.1
  • Lecture/Discussion - Unions and collective bargaining
  • Contract activity

Complete contract activity- due tomorrow;

Quiz 2.2 - Friday

Thursday To understand how workers reacted to conditions in the industrial workplace
  • Journal - How do unions benefit workers? Explain your answer
  • Finish and discuss contract activity
  • Sub - Citation quiz make up/work on 2.2
Quiz 2.2 - Friday
Friday To understand the conflicting ideologies that developed in response to industrialization
  • Quiz 2.2
  • Lecture discussion - Unions and strikes
  • Strikes DBQ: To what extent were strikes in late 19th century America successful in improving conditions for American workers? What accounts from this success or lack of success?
    • Read you source
    • Make a t-chart. Label one side “evidence for success” and the other “evidence for failure”
      Examine your source and decide whether it provides evidence for success or failure or both. Using bullets, record as many examples of evidence of success and or failure as you can from the document
    • Add your examples to the poster at the front of the class taking care to identify your event.
Quiz 2.3 - Thursday, September 3 (lots of terms - start early!)

Week of August 27

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday To understand the persistence of questions of economic justice in American history
  • Calendars!
  • Follow along as I read the article aloud. Circle unknown words. Then identify three of these words that you believe to be important for understanding the article
  • Vocab
  • With a partner discuss the article and decide what you consider to be the thesis and three main supporting arguments made by the article. For each of these points, find an example or statistic from the article that supports this point. Complete the article outline template. Make sure to cite the source of all quotations!
  • Dissecting an argument/Writing a precis handout

Complete the article outline template - Due tomorrow;

Back to School Night is tomorrow at 6:30 PM!

Tuesday To understand the persistence of questions of economic justice in American history/To understand how to write a Basic Model Paragraph
  • Calendars
  • Discuss economic inequality article
  • Lecture/Discussion - Basic Model Paragraph (BMP)

One paragraph precis of the economic inequality article in BMP format. Your paragraph must contain three examples/quotations to support the arguments of the article. Make sure to cite the source of all quotations! - Due tomorrow;

BMP Quiz - Tomorrow;

Back to School Night is tonight at 6:30 PM!

Wednesday To understand the persistence of questions of the use of American power abroad in American history/To understand how to write a Basic Model Paragraph
  • Intro quiz 3 - BMP - staple your paragraph to the back of the quiz.
  • Calendars
  • Follow along as I read the Iran nuclear deal article aloud. Circle unknown words. Then identify three of these words that you believe to be important for understanding the article
  • Vocab
  • With a partner discuss the article and decide what you consider to be the thesis and three main supporting arguments made by the article. For each of these points, find an example or statistic from the article that supports this point. Complete the article outline template on a separate piece of paper..
  • Go get books in the last 15 minutes!
One paragraph precis of the Iran nuclear deal article in BMP format. Make sure to cite the source of all quotations! - Due tomorrow
Thursday To understand the persistence of questions of the use of American power abroad in American history
  • Journal: What is the position of the article on the Iran nuclear deal? Do you agree or disagree with this position? Explain
  • Discuss The Iran nuclear deal article
  • Journal 2 - Under what circumstances should the United States use military force in foreign countries. Do you think the US should use diplomacy or force to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear bomb.
  • Reading time - White privilege article
Read the White privilege article and write a one paragraph precis on it BMP format. Make sure to cite the source of all quotations!- Due tomorrow
Friday To understand the persistence of questions of equality in American history
  • Journal - Do you agree or disagree with the argument made in the white privilege article? Identify and copy two quotes from the article, then explain whether you agree or disagree with the points made by each quote. Explain your arguments.
  • Discuss white privilege article

Week of August 10

Welcome to the 2015-2016 school year!

Date Goal Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No School
Tuesday To understand the policies of the class
  • Welcome
  • Seating
  • Syllabus
Wednesday To understand the thematic structure of the class
  • Journal - Read the first passages from the Declaration of Independence. List what you consider to be three ideas that the authors though were important. Be prepared to share your responses with the class
  • Cornell Notes
  • Lecture/Discussion - The legacy of the 19th century
Quiz tomorrow on Today's Notes
Thursday To understand the persistence of questions of economic justice in American history/To understand the expectations of source documentation in this class
  • Quiz - Yesterday's notes
  • Journal: Were your notes adequate to complete the quiz? List one thing that you might do differently when taking notes int he future
  • Legacy themes handout - Brainstorm examples of the themes in the 20th century and today
  • Flipped! - THSSSWG - Citations and quotation
Quiz tomorrow on how to cite sources. It is open notes!
Friday To understand the expectations of source documentation in this class
  • Quiz 2 - citations
  • Finish themes activity
  • Themes activity brainstorm
  • Economic inequality article skim and vocab
Write down two questions you have about the article - due Monday