World History

Week of May 23 - Scroll down for current week agenda

Unit 5 Presentation Final exam preparation sheet

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • A survey of world History from 1945 to today: themes and major events
Unit 6 exam preparation sheet - due Tuesday, May 25;
Tuesday
  • Review for final exam
Wednesday
  • Final exam (periods 1-2)
Thursday
  • No class
Friday
  • Final exam (period 5)

Week of May 16

Unit 5 Presentation

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • The tragedy in Buffalo - Use the NPR link, to read your choice of articles about this tragic event and then, in your journal, explain why it happened and what can be done to prevent similar events in the future.
  • Lecture/discussion - The massacre at Babi Yar and the murder of Jews on the Eastern Front
Tuesday
  • NPR news journal - your choice of stories
  • Lecture discussion - The Nuremberg Trials
  • War crimes in Ukraine (document)
War crimes in Ukraine - due tomorrow
Wednesday
  • Lecture/Discussion - The Nuremberg Trials
  • Russian war crimes activity
  • Unit 6 Exam preparation sheet

Russian War crimes activity - due tomorrow;

Unit 6 exam preparation sheet - due Tuesday, May 25;

Bring books tomorrow - 20 points!!

Thursday Unit 6 exam preparation sheet - due Tuesday, May 25;
Friday
  • Journal - What does the future hold? Are you more optimistic or pessimistic? Explain the most significant reason for your optimism and the most significant reason for your pessimism.
  • Lecture/Discussion - the world after 1945
  • Work time - Unit six exam preparation sheet
Unit 6 exam preparation sheet - due Tuesday, May 25;

Week of May 9

Unit 5 Presentation

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
  • Discuss appeasement paragraphs
  • Watch - The Road to Genocide from USHMM - take one page of notes identifying examples of the stages of genocide - due at the end of the period
Unit 5 Presentation

Week of May 3

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
Tuesday
  • Journal - NPR current events activity and questions
  • Lecture/Discussion - The Christian origins of Anti-Semitism
  • Early Christian writings activity
Early Christian writings activity - due tomorrow
Wednesday Complete Nazi anti-Semitic actions timeline - due tomorrow
Thursday 6 events from Nazi anti-Semitic actions timeline activity - due tomorrow
Friday

Week of April 25

Unit 5 Presentation

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • News journal - Read this NPR article on the election in France yesterday. Why does this matter to us? Explain in at least 50 words.
  • Lecture/Discussion - Factors leading to the Rise of Hitler and the Nazis
Tuesday
Wednesday Triumph of the Will video notes sheetclip one notes (3 examples) - due tomorrow
Thursday
Friday
  • Nazi Propaganda activity, Discussion of Triumph of the Will
  • Lecture/Discussion - Stages of genocide

Week of April 11

Date Agenda Homework
Monday Stalinist totalitarianism - activity - Due tomorrow
Tuesday
Wednesday NAZI Party 25 point platform activity - due Tomorrow
Thursday
Friday
  • No school
Have a great spring break

Week of April 4

Presentation

Unit five exam prep sheet

 

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Questions regarding exam prep sheet
  • Lecture/discussion - Stalin consolidates power

Unit five sections 1-3 test prep sheet - due Wednesday;

Unit 5 sections 1-3 exam - Friday

Tuesday
  • Sophomore activity
  • Work on unit 5 test prep sheet

Unit five sections 1-3 test prep sheet - due Wednesday;

Unit 5 sections 1-3 exam - Friday

Wednesday

Unit 5 sections 1-3 exam - Friday

Thursday
  • Unit 5 exam review
Unit 5 sections 1-3 exam - Friday
Friday
  • Unit five exam

Week of March 28

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Journal - NPR current events activity and questions
  • Lecture/discussion -What is totalitaranism?
 
Tuesday  
Wednesday

Unit 5 exam preparation sheet - due Wednesday, April 6;

Unit 5 (World War I) exam - Friday, April 8;

Thursday
  • Go over model essay (on Teams) and general comments
  • Exam return
      • Examine the general comments
      • Read your essay
      • Journal - Based on the general comments, what could you have done to improve your score?
  • Work time - unit 5 section 1-3 exam prep sheet

Unit 5 exam preparation sheet - due Wednesday, April 6;

Unit 5 (World War I) exam - Friday, April 8;

Friday
  • Journal: Are exams in this class easy or hard? If you think they are easy, explain two reasons why you believe they are easy. If you think they are hard, explain two reasons why they are hard.
  • Review unit 4 exam
  • Lecture/Discussion the Russian Revolution, and Civil War
  • Work time - unit five exam prep sheet

Unit 5 exam preparation sheet - due Wednesday, April 6;

Unit 5 (World War I) exam - Friday, April 8;

Unit 5 outline

Unit 5 presentation

Week of March 21

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Review the handout on war and its impact on democracy. Be prepared to provide examples of how the values of democracy were violated by the US and Britain (two democracies) during the war.
  • Discussion of war's impact on democracy
  • Russian School propaganda handout - vocabulary

Complete Russian School propaganda handout - due tomorrow;

Quiz 5.2 - Thursday

Tuesday
  • Journal - What is the most significant difference between Russian and American schools based on your experience and the article on Russian schools?
  • Period 2 only - Review the handout on war and its impact on democracy. Be prepared to provide examples of how the values of democracy were violated by the US and Britain (two democracies) during the war.
  • Discuss Russian School propaganda article
  • Lecture/Discussion - The end of the war
Quiz 5.2 - Thursday
Wednesday
  • Journal - NPR current events activity and questions
  • Lecture/discussion - The Paris peace conference and its legacy
  • Equality clause article

Equality article - Due tomorrow

Quiz 5.2 - Thursday

Thursday
  • Quiz 5.2
  • Discuss Versailles equality clause article
  • Lecture/Discussion - The punishment of Germany

 

Friday
  • Wellness assembly - meet here for roll

 

Week of March 14

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
Tuesday Complete Women munition workers in Britain (activity) - Due Tomorrow
Wednesday
  • This morning, at 6AM PDT, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky addressed a joint session of the US Congress from a bunker in the Ukrainan capital of Kiev while russian artillery and missiles struck the city above him. Listen to his address and then answer the following questions:
      • Why does Zelensky say that Rusia attacked not simply Ukraine, but all of our values?
      • How does Zelensky speak directly to an American audience?
      • What is Zelensky asking for?
      • From your perspective, what should the US do to assist Ukraine? What makes this question difficult? How might this difficulty be overcome?
  • Discussion of Zelensky's speech and American policy in Ukraine.
  • Women munition workers in Britain (activity)
Thursday

Women munition works activity - Due Friday;

Impact of war on democracy (activity) - due Friday

Friday
  • Nuclear weapons discussion
Unit 5 outline

Unit 5 presentation

Week of March 7

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Read the article on propaganda and highlight unknown words
  • Lecture/Discussion - The goals tools of the propagandist

Quiz 5.1 - Tuesday, March 8;

Propaganda article parts 1-2 - due Tuesday

Tuesday
  • Quiz 5.1
  • Exam return/3 Q grades and other announcements
  • Brainstorm - Tools of the propagandists
  • Lecture/Discussion - Tools and goals of the propagandist
  • Activity - Applying the tools of the propagandist to the Propaganda of World War I - Copy the following heading into columns 2-3 of your propaganda analysis template

      Column 2 - Explain how this example of propaganda uses one of the tools of the propagandist discussed in class. Your explanation should include examples from the propaganda that illustrate how this tool is used.

      Column 3 - Explain how this example of propaganda uses another of the tools of the propagandist discussed in class. Your explanation should include examples from the propaganda that illustrate how this tool is used.

       

Wednesday
  • Activity - Applying the tools of the propagandist to the Propaganda of World War I - Copy the following heading into columns 2-3 of your propaganda analysis template

      Column 3 - Explain how this example of propaganda uses one of the tools of the propagandist discussed in class. Your explanation should include examples from the propaganda that illustrate how this tool is used.

      Column 4 - Explain how this example of propaganda uses another of the tools of the propagandist discussed in class. Your explanation should include examples from the propaganda that illustrate how this tool is used.

Thursday
Friday Sub assignment due a the end of the period today

Week of February 28

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Finish World War I map Activity (partners or solo)
  • Go over map activity
  • Lecture/Discussion - "The great powers of the technologically advanced world in 1914"
Quiz 5.1 - Tuesday, March 8
Tuesday
  • Journal:NPR current events activity and questions
  • Lecture/discussion - "Factors leading to War"
Quiz 5.1 - Tuesday, March 8
Wednesday Quiz 5.1 - Tuesday, March 8
Thursday
  • Quiz 5.1 (terms + map) moved to Wednesday, March 9
  • Exam return delay
  • Lecture/Discussion - "The War at home"
  • Begin propaganda activity
Quiz 5.1 - Tuesday, March 8
Friday
  • No school
Unit 4 outline

Unit 4 presentation

Week of February 21

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No School
Tuesday
  • Finish exam
  • Read and take a page of notes this collection of updates on the Russian Invasion of Ukraine. You may choose which of the stories in the collection to read. Please indicate which stories you read in your page of notes. Write five questions you have about this article and the situation in Ukraine on the note cards provided. Due at the end of the period/tomorrow, depending on whether you are still working on the test
Russian invasion of Ukraine articles notes and questions - due Wednesday
Wednesday
  • Ukraine explainer and questions
Quiz 5.1+map - Wednesday, March 2
Thursday Quiz 5.1+map - Wednesday, March 2
Friday

Map activity due at the end of the period

Quiz 5.1+map - Wednesday, March 2

Week of February 14

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No School

Unit four exam prep sheet - due Thursday;

Unit four exam - Friday

Tuesday
  • Discus Chinese history activity (last Thursday)
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Economic imperialism in China"
  • Li Zexu document - Vocab and main ideas

Unit four exam prep sheet - due Thursday;

Unit four exam - Friday

Wednesday
  • Journal - Complete the paragraph on the Li Zexu document
  • Lecture/discussion - "Chinese resistance to Western pressure"
  • Unit four exam essay suggestions

Unit four exam prep sheet - due Thursday;

Unit four exam - Friday

Thursday
  • Review for unit 4 exam

Unit four exam prep sheet - due Thursday;

Unit four exam - Friday

Friday
  • Unit 4 exam

Week of February 7

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Skim read Galeano and identify unknown words
  • Galeano reading time

Complete Galeano template #2- due Tuesday;

Quiz 4.3 - Thursday

Tuesday
  • LCAP Survey (Period 1 only)
  • Journal - What is your reaction to the Galeano document?
  • Lecture/Discussion - Galeano's argument

Complete Galeano template #3- due Tuesday;

Quiz 43 - Thursday

Wednesday Quiz 4.3 - Tomorrow
Thursday Introduction to Chinese history activity - due at the end of the period
Friday Unit four exam and unit four exam prep sheet - due Friday, February 18

Week of January 31

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Activity - Imperialism through Latin American Eyes: 400 years of colonization from the perspective of 20th century Mexican Muralists
  • By the end of today, you should have the following complete: on the first pass template
      • Cortez and the Cross
      • Creation (either)
      • American Civilization - the Prophesy
      • The Enslavement of the Indian
      • Totanec Civilization
      • The Torment of Coatemoc
      • The Spanish Conquest - Portrait of Cortez
      • The Franciscan (either)
Tuesday
  • Current events - Identify a story on NPR and explain why it is interesting, significant or relevant to history.
  • Discuss/brainstorm works 4 ,5, 6, 9,19 (note taking should occur here)
  • Art activity - story board
      • Pre Columbian world
      • First encounter
      • Colonial rule
      • The role of religion
      of the
Complete the religion paragraph using the works of art and Las Casas - Due Thursday
Wednesday
  • Paragraph sharing
  • Discuss/brainstorm works 12, 13, 14, 15, 18 (note taking should occur here)
Complete your choice of one of the other 3 paragraphs using the works of art and Las Casas - Due Thursday
Thursday
  • Journal -Listen to the story from NPR on Students in Ukraine. These students are just 4-5 years older than you. When the story is done, in your journal, think about how you would feel if you were in their situation. Explain in two sentences.
  • Lecture/discussion - independence and dependence
  • Paragraph work time
Complete your choice of one of the other 2 paragraphs using the works of art and Las Casas - Due Friday
Friday
  • Current events - Identify a story on NPR and explain why it is interesting, significant or relevant to history. Two sentences and link should be put in your journal.
  • Lecture/Discussion - Porfirio Diaz, the US and the Mexican Revolution of 1910
  • Paragraph work time

Week of January 24

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Journal: Write a 50 word paragraph describing which of the four threats you read about on Friday that you believe to be the most significant, and why that threat is the most significant. Please include a personal dimension (not just a copy or rewording of the article.
  • Class discussion - Challenges of 2022
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Nihilism is the enemy" w/Hank Green of Crash Course
  • Journal (add to previous entry) - Describe what can be done about your chosen threat on an 1. international (amoung nations), 2. national (with the US), 3. local (Tracy) and 4. individual level (you).
Tuesday
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Overview Of Latin American imperialism"
  • Document activity - Bartolome de Las Casas
Las Casas document and paragraph - due tomorrow
Wednesday
  • Check Las Casas/current events reading at npr.org (choose and read any story on this page. I will call on two people to share what they learned or found interesting.)
  • Discuss/debrief Las Casas reading
  • Activity - Imperialism through Latin American Eyes: 400 years of colonization from the perspective of 20th century Mexican Muralists
Thursday
Friday
  • No School

Week of January 17

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No School - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Tuesday
  • Overview of the rest of the unit
  • Journal: Examine the cartoon on slide 18 of the presentation. Without knowing any more than what is in the cartoon, what do you think the author of the cartoon is trying to say? Explain in two to three sentences.
  • Lecture/Discussion - "Overview of "Imperialism: 500 years of dominance and subordination"
  • Kipling document vocabulary
Kipling assignment - Due Thursday
Wednesday
  • Kipling assignment review - get into small groups
  • Reading/group work time - Kipling assignment
Kipling assignment - Due Thursday
Thursday
  • Journal: Look at the cartoon in section 3 of the unit outline. In what ways is this cartoon similar to the ideas in Kipling's "White Man's Burden"? Explain three similarities in 50 words
  • Discuss Kipling document - what would the response of people living in colonized areas be to Kipling's ideas (brainstorm on the board)
  • Lecture/discussion - Motivations for European imperialism"
 
Friday Clock statement annotation and journal entries - due at the end of the period

Week of January 10

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Description of Friday's quiz
  • Finish CIA World Factbook activity/template. Exploring global patterns activity using the CIA World Factbook
        • Open the CIA World Factbook
        • Click on countries at the top right
        • Look up the United States (use the letter filter on the left)
        • Scroll down until you see "one page summary" (on the left). Open the summary.
        • Identify the following:
            • When did the US become independent?
            • What is the per capita GDP of the US?
            • What are the major exports of the US?
        • Repeat the process above for the other countries on the template
  • Plotting economic data on your maps - Highlight countries with p/c GDP of $20,000 or less in one color, and those with $20,000 or more in another. Under the highlight write a P if their main exports are primary goods and a S if most of their exports are secondary goods.
  • Journal - What geographic pattern emerge when you plot this data on your maps? Explain in two sentences. What do you think is the cause of these patterns - explain in another two sentences.

Read and annotate Article on Latin American Migration - Due Wednesday;

Map and Current events quiz - Friday

Tuesday
  • Journal: In 50 words or more, describe your understanding of what is happening in Ukraine. Why is something happening 7000 miles away important to us here in the US?
  • Discuss the patterns found in yesterday's activity
  • Map review
  • Lecture/Discussion - The Ukraine crisis

Read and annotate Article on Latin American Migration - Due Wednesday;

Map and Current events quiz - Friday

Wednesday
  • Journal: In 50 words or more,describe and explain the three most significant reasons people migrate from Latin America to the United States. To what extent do we have an obligation to help those in other countries who are in need?
  • Map review
  • Lecture/Discussion - Latin American Migration - historical background

Read and annotate China and Taiwan - Due tomorrow;

Map and Current events quiz - Friday

Thursday
  • Journal: In 50 words or more, explain why there is potential for armed conflict between the US and China over Taiwan.
  • Map review
  • Lecture/Discussion - China and Taiwan
  • Discussion of the China/Taiwan article

 

Map and Current events quiz - Friday

Friday
  • Map and current events quizzee
  • Lecture/discussion - The power of words: Imperialism or exploitation"

Week of January 3

Date Agenda Homework
Monday

Read and annotate Why Russia Ukraine Tensions Are So Hard to Diffuse from the Washington Post - Due Friday;

Quiz - geography terms - Friday, January 14

Tuesday
  • Unit 4 overview
  • New journal method - Teams and random assessment
  • Journal: On a blank piece of paper, draw a map of the world. Label the following nations: US, China, Russia, Mexico and the following continents: Europe, Asia, North America, South America, Africa, Australia, and oceans: Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean. Do the best you can, this will NOT be graded
  • Reading time and vocabulary - Article on the Ukraine situation

Read and annotate Why Russia Ukraine Tensions Are So Hard to Diffuse from the Washington Post - Due Friday;

Quiz - geography terms - Friday, January 14

Wednesday
  • Map packets
  • Get into groups
  • Exploring global patterns using the CIA World Factbook
        • Open the CIA World Factbook
        • Click on countries at the top right
        • Look up the United States (use the letter filter on the left)
        • Scroll down until you see "one page summary" (on the left). Open the summary.
        • Identify the following:
            • When did the US become independent?
            • What is the per capita GDP of the US?
            • What are the major exports of the US?

Read and annotate Why Russia Ukraine Tensions Are So Hard to Diffuse from the Washington Post - Due Friday;

Quiz - geography terms - Friday, January 14

Thursday

Read and annotate Why Russia Ukraine Tensions Are So Hard to Diffuse from the Washington Post - Due Friday;

Read and annotate Chronicling the reasons Central American Migrate to the United States from the New York Times - due Tuesday, January 11;

Quiz - geography terms - Friday, January 14

Friday
  • Get into groups
  • Exploring global patterns activity using the CIA World Factbook
        • Open the CIA World Factbook
        • Click on countries at the top right
        • Look up the United States (use the letter filter on the left)
        • Scroll down until you see "one page summary" (on the left). Open the summary.
        • Identify the following:
            • When did the US become independent?
            • What is the per capita GDP of the US?
            • What are the major exports of the US?
        • Repeat the process above for the other countries on the template
  • Read and annotate Why Russia Ukraine Tensions Are So Hard to Diffuse from the Washington Post - Due Friday;

    Quiz - geography terms - Friday, January 14

    Week of December 13

    Unit 3 presentation

    Unit 3 exam prep sheet Crabtree document Bentley document
    Date Agenda Homework
    Monday
    • Lecture/Discussion - Finish ideas of industrialization
    • Analyzing statistics regarding climate change (activity)

    Completed final exam review - Due Tomorrow

    Unit three exam - periods 1-2 - Wednesday, period 5 - Friday

    Tuesday
    • New stuff
    Unit three exam - periods 1-2 - Wednesday, period 5 - Friday - Unit three exam - periods 1-2 - Wednesday, period 5 - Friday
    Wednesday
    • Class - periods 1 and 2 only
    Unit three exam - periods 1-2 - Wednesday, period 5 - Friday
    Thursday
    • No class
    Unit three exam - periods 1-2 - Wednesday, period 5 - Friday
    Friday
    • Class - period 5 only
    Have a great break!

    Week of December 6

    Unit 3 presentation

    Unit 3 exam prep sheet
    Date Agenda Homework
    Monday

    Review, paragraph 1 outline - due tomorrow;

    Complete review - due Monday, December 13

    Tuesday Review, paragraph2 outline - due tomorrow
    Wednesday
    • Final preparation questions
    • Lecture/discussion - Socialism
    • Discussion - case study - Socialism, markets and healthcare
    • Marx document analysis - vocabulary
    Review, paragraph 3 outline - due tomorrow
    Thursday Review, parts 4 - 5- due tomorrow
    Friday Completed review (50 points) - due Monday, December 13

    Week of November 29

    Date Agenda Homework
    Monday
    • Announcements - test return, unit three exam
    • Lecture/Discussion - "Social impacts of industrialization"
    • Journal - Reaction to cartoon from presentation
    Tuesday Paragraph from spread of industrialization activity - due tomorrow
    Wednesday
    • Go over the spread of industrialization activity
    • Lecture/discussion - "Ideologies of industrialization 1 - Adam Smith, the invisible hand (and burritos!)"
    Thursday
    • Lecture/discussion - "Ideologies of industrialization 1 - Adam Smith, the invisible hand (and burritos!)"
    • Smith document activity
    Friday
    • Review of the unit two test
    • Test taking strategies for this class

    Week of November 15

    Date Agenda Homework
    Monday
    • Read “Behind a $13 shirt, a $6-an-hour worker”
    • Take 1 page of notes on the article
    • On the back, write a BMP paragraph that is between 8-10 sentences in length answering the question, “What is the true cost of cheap clothing?” Support your response with three well chosen quotes from the article.
    • Due at the end of the period
    Tuesday
    • Lecture/Discussion - "Factors leading to industrialization"
    • Google accounts and introduction to Jam Board
        • Go to google.com
        • If you have a Google account, log in. If you don't have a google account, create one.
        • Choose a person in your group to create your Jam Board. That person should open Jam Board (click on the nine dots and scroll down a bit. It is on the right hand side)
        • The person that opened Jam Board should click "share". Make sure "Anyone on the internet with this link can edit" is selected and then copy the link.
        • Send the link to the other members of your group via email.
        • Identify factors using yellow post it notes. Then use arrows in your assigned color to show cause and effect relationships between the factors. Make sure to briefly explain the relationship
    • Web activity - "Factors leading to industrialization" from National Geographic. Each person should use a different color post it. Post it connections should connect different color post its
    Wednesday
    • Journal: Examine Mr. Haydock's Jamboard linked here. Choose five of the connections made on this board and explain how the connection between these two factors helped lead to industrialization. Be prepared to share (everyone) with the class.
    • Lecture/discussion - "Important factors leading to Industrialization"
    Thursday
    • Activity - Analyzing the testimony of workers in early industrial England.
        • Read the first document
        • When you see a word you don't know, check this Jam Board - if your word is not there put it on a post it note. I will post brief definitions in response that everyone can see
        • Answer the questions in writing on the bottom of your document
        • 1. What are the ages of the people interviewed when they were interviewed?
          2. What were their ages when they were working?
          3. What hours did they work? What hardships did this cause?
          4. What job did they do? How do they describe the job?
          5. Were the workers punished? For what and how were they punished?
          6. What other impacts did work have on these children? List at least three.

        • Read and complete the questions for the second document
    Complete the questions for both documents - Due tomorrow in class
    Friday
    • Discussion of LA times article

    Week of November 8

    Date Agenda Homework
    Monday Read and annotate climate change article from the Washington Post - due tomorrow
    Tuesday
    • Journal: Read the article linked here. Then answer the following questions:
      1. What is happening in the Maldives?
      2. Why is this happening and who is mainly responsible?
      3. Do we have an obligation to help citizens of the Maldives?
    • Lecture/Discussion - "What is industrialization?"
    • Discussion of yesterday's article and discussion of the journal
    Wednesday
    • Group activity - Climate change and industrialization - examining the evidence and making connections to the Post article handed out on Monday
    Thursday
    • No School - Veteran's day - Did you know that "Since 2001, between 1.9 and 3 million service members have served in post-9/11 war operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, and over half of them have deployed more than once. Many times that number of Americans have borne the costs of war as spouses, parents, children, and friends cope with their loved ones’ absence, mourn their deaths, or greet the changed person who often returns."
    • Take some time this weekend to think about the weight that has been borne by our soldiers and their families on our behalf. If they can bear this burden, we can all bear the much simpler burdens of good citizenship - work hard, do well in school, be informed, vote . . . care. Have a great weekend.

    Source: Watson Institute of International and Public Affairs, Brown University

    Friday
    • No school

    Week of November 1

    Date Agenda Homework
    Monday
    • Announcements - The website and absences
    • Lecture/discussion - "Napoleon's betrayal of democracy"

    Unit 2 exam preparation sheet (30) - due Friday;

    Unit 2 exam - Friday

    Tuesday
    • Lecture/discussion - "Aftermath of revolution: reaction, repression and the rise of nationalism"
    • Carlsbad Resolutions vocabulary

    Unit 2 exam preparation sheet (30)) - due Friday;

    Unit 2 exam - Friday

    Wednesday
    • Questions regarding the exam?
    • Carlsbad Resolutions activity - What did the law do
    • Discussion - how much should the government regulate what teachers and the press say?

    Unit 2 exam preparation sheet (30) - due Friday;

    Unit 2 exam - Friday

    Thursday
    • Review for unit 2 exam

    Unit 2 exam preparation sheet (30) - due Friday;

    Unit 2 exam - Friday

    Friday
    • Unit 2 exam

    Week of October 25

    Date Agenda Homework
    Monday
    • No School
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    • Lecture/Discussion - Two ethical theories
    • Robespierre document small group activity
    • Discussion of activity
     
    Thursday
    • Robespierre document small group activity
    • Discussion of activity
    Friday

    Week of October 18

    Date Agenda Homework
    Monday
    • Lecture/Discussion - "Origins of the French Revolution"
    • Journal - Using the template and reading from Friday, in your journal, describe what changes each Estate would like to see be in France regarding who was taxed, who held power and who made decisions. You may brainstorm with a partner to answer this.
    Tuesday Read the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen. Circle unknown words.
    Wednesday
    • Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen ethics activity (small groups)
    Thursday
    • Discuss/debrief the Rights of Man and Citizen
    • Journal - If transforming society to conform to the principles of the Rights of Man and Citizen required violence, repression and death, would this violence, repression and death be justified?
    • Lecture discussion - "The Ethics of Revolution"
    Friday
    • Test thoughts
    • Lecture/Discussion - "Political divisions in the French Revolution"
    • Modern political divisions?
    • Where do I stand?

    Week of October 11

    Date Agenda Homework
    Monday
    • Lecture/discussion - Writing paragraphs in this class
    • BMP practice - "How does the US constitution violate the principle of majority rule?"

    Work on BMP assignment - Due tomorrow at the end of class;

    Quiz 2.1 - Thursday

    Tuesday Quiz 2.1 - Thursday
    Wednesday
      • Journal: Begin to turn your outline into a paragraph. Your paragraph should flow together well and should follow all of the guidelines discussed on Monday.
      • Lecture/discussion - "Shortcomings of the revolution - Race, sex and representation"
      • Frederick Douglas on the American Revolution
      • Partner discussion - American Democracy
    Quiz 2.1 - Thursday
    Thursday
    • Quiz 2.1
    • Get into Groups
        • Examine the political cartoon from France in 1789. What argument do you think the cartoon is making. Discuss this with your group and then put your answer in your journal.
        • Discussion of the cartoon
        • Complete three estates handout with your group
        • Discuss the social structure of France in 1789
    Friday
    • Finish group activity on the causes of the French Revolution

    Week of October 4

    Date Agenda Homework
    Monday

    DoI Homework - Annotating the sources behind the DoI;

    Quiz 2.1 - Thursday

    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    • Journal: “Don't be afraid - if you don't exercise your rights, you will lose them.”––in a public statement after her conviction for libel in June 2020. Explain what this quote means to you. How will you exercise your rights in a meaningful way this year?
    • Go over Values in Democracy in the Constitution template

    Week of September 27

    Date Agenda Homework
    Monday

    Unit 1 exam - Friday;

    Unit 1 exam review - Friday;

    Unit 1 journals - Friday

    Tuesday
    • Journal - Period 1,5 - Explain Kant's concept of nonage. How does his rejection of nonage challenge traditional forms of authority? Explain using a quote from the document.
    • Lecture/discussion - "Kant and the Meaning of Enlightenment" (period two only)
    • Wollstonecraft and Voltaire Templates

    Unit 1 exam - Friday;

    Unit 1 exam review - Friday;

    Unit 1 journals - Friday

    Wednesday
    • Journal: Have we succeeded in achieving Wollstonecraft's goal of equality in education? Explain your answer
    • Lecture/Discussion - Major thinkers of the Enlightenment
    • Montesquieu template

    Unit 1 exam - Friday;

    Unit 1 exam review - Friday;

    Unit 1 journals - Friday

    Thursday
    • Unit 1 exam review

    Unit 1 exam - Friday;

    Unit 1 exam review - Friday;

    Unit 1 journals - Friday

    Friday

    Week of September 20

    Date Agenda Homework
    Monday Magna Carta template - due tomorrow in hard copy
    Tuesday
    • Journal: Why is the Magna Carta important in the development of democracy? Explain your answer.
    • Discuss/turn in homework
    • Lecture/Discussion - "The Judeo Christian tradition and democracy"
    Wednesday
    • Review values of democracy and monotheistic scripture activity from yesterday
    • Remember of upcoming exam
    • Lecture Discussion - finish "The Judeo Christian tradition and democracy"
    • InfoLit refresher (done in journal as a second entry)
    Unit 1 exam - Friday, October 1
    Thursday
    • Journal: List and explain the six values of democracy without using your notes.
    • Lecture/discussion - "Political History of England in the 17th century"
    • Locke document activity
    Unit 1 exam - Friday, October 1
    Friday
    • Journal - In your opinion, what is the most significant issue facing humanity today? Explain your answer.
    • Discuss the Locke document
    • Unit 1 exam preparation sheet
    Unit 1 exam - Friday, October 1

    Week of September 13

    Date Agenda Homework
    Monday
    • 'Allegory of the Cave" assignment and sections A-B vocab.
    • "Is it OK" Part 2

    Quiz 1.2 - Wednesday;

    Read Plato's "Allegory of the Cave" and complete the Allegory of the Cave template - Due in hardcopy, in class on Thursday (20 points);

    Quiz 1.3 - Friday

    Tuesday
    • 'Allegory of the Cave" section C-D & summary vocab.
    • Finish "Is It Ok"

    Quiz 1.2 - Wednesday;

    Read Plato's "Allegory of the Cave" and complete the Allegory of the Cave template - Due in hardcopy, in class on Thursday (20 points);

    Quiz 1.3 - Friday

    Wednesday
    • Journal - Quiz 1.2
    • Lecture/Discussion - "Ancient Greece and the origins of democratic ideals"

    Read Plato's "Allegory of the Cave" and complete the Allegory of the Cave template - Due in hardcopy, in class on Thursday (20 points);

    Quiz 1.3 - Friday

    Thursday
    • Journal: Are you optimistic or pessimistic about the future? Explain in at least 50 words using a specific example for support.
    • "Allegory of the Cave" activity

    Quiz 1.3 - Friday

    Friday
    • Quiz 1.3
    • "Allegory of the Cave" activity (in your groups submit to Canvas period 5 in a word document. The document must have all group members names on it)
      • 1.Agree on what what the most significant “Cave” that imprisons us today. Explain why staying in this cave presents a danger to society.
      • 2. What are the “chains” the hold us in the cave?
      • 3.How might those chains be broken?
      • 4.Why might some resist having their chains broken?
      • 5.On the back of your group paper, develop a symbol for your cave that represents its impact on society. Below the symbol create a slogan which specifically addresses how people can free themselves from this cave.
    Quiz 1.4 - Thursday, September 23

    Week of September 6

    Date Agenda Homework
    Monday
    • No school - Labor day
    Tuesday
    • Quiz 1.1
    • Lecture/discussion - "Values of Democracy"
    Wednesday
    • Substitute
    • Read pp. 14-21 in the copy of the textbook found here
    • Make a 1 page outline of the chapter
    • On the back of your outline, define and explain the significance of the terms on page 14 (Judaism, Ten Commandments, Christianity, Islam, Roman Catholic Church, Renaissance, Reformation) and answer the two questions found on the bottom of p. 15 (analyze historical sources) and questions 3-5 on p. 21
    • Completed work is due at the end of the period to the sub
    Subwork due in hardcopy to the sub at the end of the period
    Thursday
    • Substitute
    • Read pp. 22-27 in the copy of the textbook found here
    • Make a 1 page outline of the chapter
    • On the back of your outline, define and explain the significance of the terms on page 22 (Common law, Magna Carta, Due process of law, Parliament, Divine right, Glorious Revolution, Constitutional monarchy, Bill of rights) and answer the questions found on p. 15 (analyze historical sources) and questions 3-5 on p. 27
    • Completed work is due at the end of the period to the sub
    Subwork due in hardcopy to the sub at the end of the period
    Friday
    • Sit in groups
    • Journal - List the six values of democracy we discussed on Tuesday (this is in your notes). Write down a real world example of each value.
    • Explanation of "Is it OK?" activity. This activity will take place over two days - today and Monday. The first part of the activity will deal with situations relating to the current situation with COVID, while the second part with situations unrelated to COVID. The situations for this activity can be found on slides 24-39 of the unit presentation
    • Video 1 from Gaston County , North Carolina Department of Public Health. Pay attention to the video. The questions will come afterwords.
    • "Is it OK"questions 1-2. Discuss each question with your group. You don't have to agree. The record your personal answer on your "Is it OK?" handout
    • Video 2 from NPR
    • "Is it OK"questions 3-4. Discuss each question with your group. You don't have to agree. The record your personal answer on your "Is it OK?" handout
    "Is it OK" Activity, Part 1 - due at the end of the period

    Week of August 30

    Date Agenda Homework
    Monday
    • Exam. Please follow your period's link to take the exam in Canvas (period 1, period 2, period 5)
    • Write your full name in your response to question 1
    • Journals. Please follow your period's link to submit your journals (do this after the exam). You may cut and paste your journals into in Canvas, or you may upload the file they are in. (journals period 1, journals period 2, journals period 5)
    • If you have late work, please staple all pages together, make sure your full name is on the front page and submit to Mr. Haydock by the end of the period.
    • Read document A from the unit 1 documents packet. What is the claim being made in this document? How does the writer support this claim (provide two examples)? Identify at least three words that you would like to have more clearly defined.
    Tuesday
    • Test completion and discussion
    • Journal: What is monarchy? How is it different than the government we have in 2021 American? Explain your answer.
    • Lecture/discussion - "Authoritarianism and monarchy: how most people were ruled prior to modern era"
    • Document activity - James I and absolute monarchy in England. The activity is based on document A in the documents packet and is described on slide 8 of the unit presentation (the last question deals with the key questions on slide 2)
    Wednesday
    • Journal - What does the word legitimacy mean in the context of what we discussed yesterday? What makes a government legitimate?
    • Lecture/discussion - "Authoritarianism and monarchy: how most people were ruled prior to modern era"
    • Document activity - James I and absolute monarchy in England. The activity is based on document A in the documents packet and is described on slide 8 of the unit presentation (the last question deals with the key questions on slide 2)
    Quiz 1.1 - Tuesday, September 7
    Thursday Quiz 1.1 - Tuesday, September 7
    Friday Quiz 1.1 - Tuesday, September 7

    Week of August 23

    Date Agenda Homework
    Monday
    • Journal: When you looked at the standards and practices page on Friday, what did you learn that suggested that that site was likely credible?
    • Discus journal
    • Video - Crash Course Video on media literacy (this crash course video is the product of the Green brothers, Media Wise, The Poynter Institute and the Stanford History Education project)
    • Preview of this week and Friday's assessment
    Unit 0 Practical exam - in class Monday, August 30
    Tuesday
    • Journal - Yesterday, we discussed several commonly taught ideas about source trustworthyness that were false. List two of these and explain why they are poor guides for trustworthyness.
    • Lecture/Discussion - "Stop: Self reflection and Click restraint"
    • Video - COR Project - "Click Restraint"
    • Click restraint activity on Canvas (period 1, Period 2, Period 3, Period 5) -finish as HW

    Finish Click restraint activities - due tomorrow;

    Unit 0 Practical exam - in class Monday, August 30

    Wednesday

    Finish Investigate the Source activities - due tomorrow;

    Unit 0 Practical exam - in class Monday, August 30

    Thursday

    Finish Investigate the Source activities - due tomorrow;

    Unit 0 Practical exam - in class Monday, August 30

    Friday
    • Go over HW
    • Late work
    • Lecture/Discussion - trace claims back to the source
    • Monday's exam

    Unit 0 Practical exam - in class Monday, August 30;

    Any late work from unit 0 will be accepted up to Monday, August 30 in hard copy only. A 10% penalty will be assessed. No unit 0 work will be accepted past this point

    Week of August 16

    Date Agenda Homework
    Monday
    • Journal brainstorm - What happened over the weekend in Afghanistan? What do you know about Afghanistan?
    • Lecture/Discussion - "Current events - The situation in Afghanistan" unit 0 presentation slides 10-16
    • Journal - 1) Given what you know, should the US have stayed in Afghanistan? (Think about the costs of staying v. leaving)
      2) Under what circumstances (if never) should the US intervene militarily in a foreign country? Explain your answer. 3)What lessons do you think the US should take from our involvement in Afghanistan?
    Make up for quiz 0.1 is tomorrow from 3-4 PM
    Tuesday Make up for quiz 0.1 is today from 3-4 PM
    Wednesday
    • Journal: In four sentences summarize the argument made in the article you read yesterday from the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 2021 statement
    • Discuss the document and its argument (tomorrow's quiz will be on this)
    • Lecture/Discussion - "The Day the world changed: The beginning of the Anrthopocene Epoch"
    Thursday
    • Quiz 0.2
    • Journal - When you are doing research online, how do you know what websites are reliable? Brainstorm as many ideas as you can (at least 3). When you are done, cut and paste your response into (period 1). (period 2) (period 5)
    • Discuss internet research brainstorm
    • Video - The Mis-education of Dylann Roof (from the SPLC)
    • Journal - What went wrong with Dylann Roof? Be as specific as you can. What is an algorithm? What do algorithms do?
    Friday
    • Journal: What struck you the most about the Dylann Roof video? Explain in 50 words
    • Lecture/Discussion - "Digital information literacy pt. 1: The SIFT method: What is a trusted source"
    • Investigation of a sample standards and practices page

    Week of August 23

    Date Agenda Homework
    Monday
    • Lecture/discussion - "Trustworthy Sources"
    • Trustworthy sources activity
    Tuesday
    • New stuff
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday

    Week of August 9

    Date Agenda Homework
    Monday
    • Welcome!
    • Seating - Find the seat number corresponding to the number you were given when you entered. When the seat list comes to you, print your name next to your seat number.
    • Basic rules - the "new" new normal.
    • Mr. Haydock in a brown bag

     

     

    Tuesday

    HW: Me in a Bag - due Thursday via Canvas

    • Select three items that you can use as vehicles to explain your values, priorities and world view. We are not looking here at hobbies or interests, but rather the deeper more fundamental characteristics that make you who you are.
    • Provide a picture of the each item
    • In 100-150 words (for each item) explain how the items reveals an important aspect of your values, priorities and world view.
    • We will not present these but we will look at them carefully

    Wednesday
    • Journal: What is the difference between a fact and an opinion? Define each term and provide an example of each.
    • Debrief journal
    • Unit outlines, note taking and homework quizzes in this class
    • Lecture/discussion - "Fact v. opinion"
    • Fact v. opinion Activity
    • Discus fact v. opinion activity
    Thursday
    • Quiz 0.1 - fact and opinion
    • Discussion of quiz
    • Journal - What is the difference between knowing something and believing something? Provide examples.
    • Lecture/Discussion - "Knowledge, belief, perspective and bias"
    • Perspectives activity
    Friday
    • Journal: What is the difference between knowledge and belief? Provide an example from your own experience.
    • Discuss journal
    • Canvas questions?
    • Lecture/Discussion - "Perspective"
    • Perspectives activity