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 US History 2014-15

Week of January 27-29, 2015  XBABA Week

Monday January 26, 2015  Day between semesters- so school for students

Tuesday January 27, 2015

Purpose: To understand the big picture around history day and begin the research in earnest by looking at and analyzing examples and going to SW library.

Announcements:  Field Trip to UW Thursday 2/5  9:40 AM-2:10 PM.  Field trip form is due back to me by Monday. Field trip form and $5 fee is due back to me by Monday 2/2.

In Class:
1.   Welcome,
2. Logistics: students looked at grades on data dashboard, returned graded work/History Notebooks.
3. Download from my website and keep in a dropbox folder called HISTORY DAY:
a) History Day Research Sources 2015
b) Initial HD slugs
4. HW and agenda
5. Explain UW Field Trip on Thurs. Feb. 5th- FT FORM AND $5 DUE MONDAY!!!!!!
6.  History Day
a) introduction- visual HDH p.1
b) show DOCUMENTARY example
7. LIBRARY RESEARCH- explain Library Assignment and go to Library

Homework:
1. Skim/Read quickly article "Research Road Map"- HDH pp.3-12. Answer Qs on sep. handout- brief is fine. Due Thursday 1/29.
2.  Take notes on at least 2 more of the sources you found in the library today- min. of 3 notecards per source. This makes 6 total sources for you now.
3. History Day Source Evaluation #3- answer Qs based on one of your new sources from library. Due Thursday.
4. Get UW field trip form signed and bring in $5 fee- due by Monday 2/2 (see me if you need assistance with fee).
5. Clean out your notebook- needs to be tidy on Thursday for a quick check. HD section should have ALL handouts about HD handed out so far. Also include any research resources, like 2 pink library sheets.
6. Bring me a copy of your KCLS library books you have ordered/have in your possession. Cut and paste from KCLS website.

 
Thursday January 30, 2014

Purpose: The Purpose of today's class is to more deeply understand credibility and bias, primary vs. secondary sources, and how to write a HD annotation by examining websites with pod-quad, taking notes on ppt and doing library research- writing one annotation.

Announcements:  You must turn in UW FT form and mandatory $5 for bus fee by Monday! FT is next Thursday!

In Class:
1. Logistics:
a) turn in research road map Qs,  collect any UW FT forms, turn in Source Eval. #3.
b) NEW SEATS
2. hw and agenda
3. Discuss HD Source Eval- bias and Cred-w/ Pod Quad do Credibility and Bias Assignment- small group- discuss whole class
4. History Day
a) review- primary and secondary sources
b) Explain how to write annotations, today's exit pass
5. Library research- complete Library research assignment- 6 pts. participation- complete SW library assignment today- all of secondary, and at least start primary- check off with me BEFORE LEAVING LIBRARY! Also, you must show me one annotation and the parenthetical notation for that source today.
Homework:
1. Complete HD OPVL source evaluation #4. Use one of the sources you have already found. Due Monday.
2. UW field trip form signed- due by Monday 2/2
3. Due Tuesday 2/3- Notes check on 10 sources (w/ 30+ notecards) and 5 Annotations- see tips below to help you.

Tips on Annotations: It might help you to refer to a completed Annotated Bibliography and sample rubric in your HDH  pp.29-36.  Refer to the rubric on p. 36 and MLA handbook info on pp.39-40 of HDH to help with MLA and what to do for Annotation.  
This is basically what you need to write for your Annotated Bib- for EACH MLA source- 3-6 sentences per annotation.  Content is:
a) what you learned from the source- be as specific as you can
b) why and how this is a reliable/credible (believable) source
c) how you think you will use it in your HD project (this last sentence will change as you go through the HD process).

Example: (Note- if MLA is more than one line, indent 2nd, 3rd lines of MLA. Indent Annotation, too).
Daily, Robert. The Code Talkers: American Indians in World War II. New York: Franklin Watts, 1995.

Though this book is aimed toward younger readers, it does provide a good overall picture of the code talkers. It contains a valuable anecdote about the code talkers’ services on Saipan that provided a good example for my final project. Other helpful sections were those explaining the battles that the code talkers were part of and the Comanche code talkers, who provided a comparison point for the Navajos. I found this book in the bibliography of another, which supports Daily’s credibility.

 

Week of January 20-22, 2015

 Monday January 19, 2015  MLK DAY- NO SCHOOL- Hope you made it a Day of Service!

Tuesday January 20, 2015

Purpose: To understand the end of the war and its impact on Americans by acting out newsreels, taking notes on presentations and watching film.

Announcements: Study for Thursday's final exam! Bring in WWII packet if you do not have me second semester.

In Class:
1. Turn in all Extra Credit, passes, etc. Turn in HD Source Evaluation OPVL #2, return OPVL HD Source #1.
2. hw and agenda
3. Newsreels-
a) 8 minutes prep
b) perform- take notes on other presentations- T-Chart- opportunities and Hardships
4. Film- History Day documentary on D-Day
5. Study for final!

HW:
1. Prepare History Notebook #3 to turn in on Thursday before test- make sure you place your Blue History Notebook Check #sheet at the start of check #3, and move your 2 post-it notes to the beginning and end of Notebook check #3. DON'T FORGET TO LIST YOUR PAGE NUMBERS TO THE LEFT SIDE OF EACH ENTRY!.
2. Study for final exam- about 100 questions- you get 1 3X5 notecard, both sides!
3. Order your 5-6 KCLS books on your HD topic and historical context of your HD topic era to come by next Tuesday- start of semester 2 :)


Thursday January 22, 2015

Announcements: Last day of the semester!

In Class:
1. Turn in History Notebook for Check #3, WWII Reading Packet if you do not have me next semester. Return graded work.
2.  Final Exam
3. History Day examples.

HW:  NO Homework if you are all caught up with History Day- this is previously assigned work- but it had better be done on Tuesday!  4 bib cards/sources, and quality notes on these 4 sources (3+ notecards per source)- using the slugs I developed for you. Rather than Bib cards, you can just type up a word processing document for your MLA page, divided into primary and secondary- print out a new copy each time you show me notes. See the document in the History Day section of my documents link on this website if you need another copy of the slugs. Have your KCLS card and pin and BOOKS ready for Tuesday!

HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND AND RELAX!!!!!!!!


 

Week of January 12-15, 2015

Monday January 12, 2015 

Purpose: To investigate and clarify the causes behind the rise of militarism, fascism and totalitarianism in the 1930s by participating in KWL, questionpress quiz and review activity.

Announcements: ALL Extra Credit and passes due Tuesday January 20, 2015. Make sure you have lined up at least 5 books on your history day topic from KCLS to come at the end of semester 1. Have one book now and start reading it and taking some notes!

In Class:
1. Logistics:
a) Stamp both History Day OPVL Source Evaluation #1 and HW ch.34 in History Notebook.
b) Check out WWII packets- $10- list author as McFarlane

2. hw and agenda
3. History Day check-in-
a) example of HD notes with correct PN info
b) Check HD source validity and key words ideas with small group- turn in OPVL #1
4. Economic inequality today
a) review Pew Research article and your thoughts
b)  watch video on Crisis of Credit
5. Intro WWII-
a) KWL
b) debrief ch.34 with Question Press Quiz
c) maps
6. Daily Quick review- final exam

HW:
1. Read ch. 35 The Impact of WWII on Americans- sections 1 and 2- in History Notebook, fill in notebook guide for preview and section 2. Due next class.

 

Tuesday January 13, 2015     DECA FIELD TRIP

Purpose:  To understand factors leading the US into war, and the impact on Americans by watching film, taking notes, small group activity making a "newsreel."

Announcements: You have 4 US History Classes left in semester 1! All extra credit due 1/20- NEXT TUESDAY!

In Class:
1. hw and agenda
2. Check in on History Notebook list
3. Rise of Fascism and Militarism
a) vocab and notes on Hitler's rise to power- appeasement, Blitzkrieg, Non-Aggression Pact, Battle of Britain, Neutrality Acts, Lend Lease Act, Japan Invades China/Manchuria puppet state, Vichy France
b) Watch Triumph of the Axis- Viewing Guide Notes- tape into History Notebook
4. US enters war- FDR call for war- primary source SOAPSS
5. Daily quick review for final exam!

HW:
1. Skim read all of ch.35- you will take notes on class presentations next class- notes not required on tonight's reading unless you want to.
2. Read WWII packet pp.1-15- primary sources. Select one and place the title of the source and the date at the top of one of your next free page in your History Notebook. Make a visual response to the source.
3. Be reading your ONE History Day Book NOW; Queue up 5-6 books on your HD topic or on historical context of your era- look for them and hold them at KCLS. Order them to come late next week so you have them for the semester change.
4. Study for Final Exam!!!!! 

 

Thursday January 15, 2015

 Monday January 19, 2015  MLK DAY- NO SCHOOL- Note- Seattle has the largest, longest running MLK celebration in the country. You can go to Garfield HS for the Workshops, rally and March! Classes start at 9:00 AM. Rally at 10, March at noon.
Theme: Fight For Your Rights in 2015
Keynote Speaker: Jelani Brown from Ferguson, MO

Purpose: To analyze the way that various groups of Americans were impacted by WWII by creating and acting out "newsreels."

Announcements: All extra credit movies/other extra credit, passes, etc. due Tuesday 1/20/15!

In Class:
1. hw and agenda- explain new handout on OPVL- what your focus should be
2. The Evernote Fix for HD- go over this
3. P.6 only- finish Triumph of Axis
4. ch. 35- Impact of WWII on Americans
a) debrief rationing and section 2- problems in the economy. Pod-quad discuss- how did war impact: fashion, food availability, car companies, etc. and debrief primary source responses
b) read class handout on wartime production
c) newsreels activity- ch. 35- impact of war on Americans- create and present
6. Daily quick review for final exam!

Homework:
1. SPECIAL History Day OPVL Source Evaluation #2 (golden sheet) is due Tuesday 1/20 for one additional new source- this will be your 4th source (find a new source for this one). This means you should have 4 bib cards and at least 12 "notecards" by Tuesday. You will have a great start on HD for semester 2 with these 4 sources as early background on your topic!
2. All Extra Credit (movies, etc.) and passes due Tuesday 1/20!
3. Study for comprehensive Final Exam- see my documents section for copy of the review sheet, as well as green handout from class 1/6/15. YOUR HISTORY NOTEBOOK CHECK #3 IS DUE EXAM DAY WITH CORRECT AND FILLED OUT BLUE ENTRY LIST WITH PAGE NUMBERS INDICATED TO LEFT SIDE.

YOU GET ONE 3X5 NOTECARD- BOTH SIDES- FOR FINAL!  ABOUT 100 QUESTIONS!

 

Week of January 6-8, 2015        ABABA

Tuesday January 6, 2015

Purpose: To understand the challenges to a new expanded role for government during FDR's New Deal by taking notes, analyzing economic choices with partner and reading economic theorists.

Announcements:  7 more classes this semester!

In Class:
1. turn in HD notes- both bib and note cards- if cards, use a rubber band. If Evernote, make sure you have used SL Naming Convention (4 or 6-lastnamefirstinitial-HDTopic)- then share this folder with me at sarah.mcfarlane@shorelineschools.org
2. hw and agenda
3. Explain HD OPVL Source Evaluation- due next Monday 1/12.
4. Goal Setting in US History- your goal for this class by January 22nd, steps and timeline to get there, when to meet with me about it, if needed. Turn this goal- with your name and today's date and heading into alpha sorter.

5. Challenges to New Deal
a) notes and cartoons
b) Schecter case
c) which economic response?- Partner work on liberal vs. conservative ideas
d) read Keynes- answer Qs- pod-quad
6. work on New Deal poster and annotations for bib for poster- Entire Poster next class- no exceptions

HW: NOTE- I UPLOADED SEMESTER EXAM REVIEW SHEET FOR YOU IN DOCUMENTS. I WILL GIVE YOU A PAPER COPY ON THURSDAY.
Reserve books from KCLS to come end of semester. Order one book now and start reading it!
1. New Deal Poster due Thursday, including annotated bib. YOUR TEXT AND BIB MUST GO INTO TURNITIN.COM
2. Do OPVL History Day Source Evaluation #1 (handed out in class)- due Monday 1/12/15.
3. Get your King County Library card in order (or get one!) and know your pin. Look up 5-6 books from KCLS that you might be able to order for History Day. Put into a word document, and order them next week so that they come at the semester change. Order ONE OF THEM NOW- start reading one now. Remember- if you are researching Al Capone, you could still find a general book on the 1920s helpful, as it will help you understand Historical Context for Al Capone.

MORE EXTRA CREDIT- US History goes to the movies! Check out the Extra Credit page on this website. To clarify- films must be from any of the eras we have studied- through the Great Depression (WWII is next semester). Follow directions on the website.  ALL Extra Credit is due Tuesday January 20th (includes free HW pass, etc.).


Thursday January 8, 2015  

SEE NOTES ON EXTRA CREDIT MOVIES- DUE 1/20!

Purpose: To be able to analyze how effectively the New Deal helped the American economy by providing relief, recovery and reform by participating in large group and small group activities using your New Deal posters.

Announcements: Remember three things about History Day------
a) all research is individual, not group. You find your own resources, take your own notes, write your own MLA info. You can share good resources with others of same topic, but it is all you for now!  
b) You need to make sure and let me see your notes thus far- NOW, IF YOU DID NOT TURN THEM IN ON TUESDAY!!!
c) Begin to order some books from KCLS to help you in your HD research- start reading one of them now and line up 5 of them to arrive just before start of semester 2.

In Class:
1. hw and agenda- logistics:
a) make sure your name is on front of New Deal Poster and that you have Parenthetical Notation within it, put your word count and name on your rubric

b) make sure your New Deal text, timeline and annotated bib are in turnitin.com right now

c) Missing HD Notes, Return paper notes and CHANGE HD Evernote Notebook naming convention- MUST DO RIGHT NOW JUST LIKE THIS- MUST USE DASHES, NOT UNDERSCORE, MUST START W/HD AND CLASS PERIOD, NO SPACES-- otherwise too hard for me to sort

HD4-Lastname1stinitial-topic  OR HD6-Lastname1stinitial-topic

2. Semester Exam information and review sheet info
3. New Deal poster activities
a) name and word count on poster AND on rubric
b) movement and analysis activities
c) Schecter case- EC
d) turn in poster with rubric at end of activity

HW:
1. Read ALL of Ch. 34- do notebook guide in your History Notebook- for sections 2, 3-5- you do NOT need to do the processing-due Monday 1/12.
2. History Day OPVL Source Evaluation #1 due Monday 1/12- use a source you already took notes on! Should not be overly difficult  or time-consuming :)
3. EXTRA CREDIT- US History goes to the movies! Check out the Extra Credit page on this website. To clarify- films must be from any of the eras we have studied- through the Great Depression and WWII). Follow directions on the website.  ALL Extra Credit is due Tuesday January 20th (includes free HW pass, etc.).
4. EC- Schecter case handout- due Monday!

 

Week of December 15-18, 2014    BBABA    Great Depression/New Deal

Monday December 15, 2014

Purpose: To understand the underlying causes of the Great Depression and the Great Depression's impact on average Americans by participating in small group presentations and taking notes.


Announcements: History Day homework over break will be to find, read, OPVL and take notes (with slugs and write MLA for) 3 sources for History Day- use research sources you learned about for T and C research, plus the documents on my website. I will post in documents History Day Slugs 2015- the research categories/slugs you need to start with (then you will add your own). Evernote preferred, but notecards OK (3X5). START YOUR MLA BIBLIOGRAPHY PAGE NOW AND KEEP BACK UP IN DROPBOX OR GOOGLE DOCS OR EVERNOTE.

Semester 1 is over in 4 weeks! LAST DAY FOR TEST CORRECTIONS 3:30 PM Thursday 12/18.

1. hw and agenda, turn in econ. inequality response, turn and talk- response to economic inequality
2. Turn in History Day topic- purple sheet- make sure your top choice is circled. One per group! All member's names on it. Must be approved by me.
3. Return graded work and history notebooks- check DD, discuss how to use notes and test ideas, examine example.
4. Activity with ch. 30-
a) song- Herbert Hoover!  and take notes on economic vocab, also: conservative vs. liberal vs. radical
b) read DBQ background and mark the text
c) The Causes of the Great Depression?- Galbraith ideas and primary sources- jigsaw and presentations

Homework:
1. Finish Ch. 31 TCI Activity in History Notebook, processing section OK in one paragraph that compares and contrasts the two responses. Read entire chapter, but just do activities for sections 3-4 plus processing. Due Tuesday. Chance of reading quiz.

Tuesday December 16, 2014

Purpose: To analyze various responses by government to economic hard times by watching film, doing TCI activity, singing and more!

Announcements: Last day for test corrections: Thursday 12/18 at 3:30 PM.
- Make sure your History Day section of your notebook is in good order.

In Class:
1. hw and agenda
2. Review- underlying causes of Great Depression? P.6 finish 2 groups on Economic weaknesses
3. Great Depression- how bad was it?
a) Brother, can you spare a dime?
b) watch After the Crash- Bonus Army
c) singing!
4. Proper response of government to hard times?
a) Activities with ch. 31 in class- Response to Economic Collapse- conservative vs. liberal vs. radical
b) FDR's inaugural speech
c)  Read Cartoon on Hoover vs. FDR in Great Depression packet, pp.63-73-
from Great Depression packet- debrief.
5. Explain and assign topics for New Deal Poster

Homework:
1. Read TCI Ch.33 on The New Deal and Its Legacy- take good Cornell Notes- you will need them for your poster project. Due Thursday.
2. Find and read and take notes on one source on your New Deal topic. Due Thursday. Your poster is due Thursday January 8, 2015. NOTE- YOU HAVE A PAPER COPY OF THE NEW DEAL E-RESOURCE LIST. ELECTRONIC COPY IS ON MY DOCUMENTS PAGE.

 

Thursday December 18, 2014

Purpose: To research one's New Deal topic and practice research and note-taking skills by observing models and doing library research.

Announcements: History Day homework over break will be to find and research 3 sources for History Day- use research sources you learned about for T and C research, plus the documents on my website. I will post in documents History Day Slugs 2015- the research categories/slugs you need to start with (then you will add your own). Evernote preferred, but notecards OK (3X5).
TODAY IS THE LAST DAY FOR TEST CORRECTIONS- DUE BY 3:30 TODAY!

In Class:
1.  hw and agenda,  pass out New Deal poster paper, in case you want to start on it over break.
2. Explain HD info- research on 3 items for HD, show students example from evernote and rubric for notes, hand out HD slugs- History Sources are on my document page- USE THIS.
2. New Deal-
a) FDR's Speech
b) New Deal mini-lecture
3. New Deal poster project
a) clarify, explain annotations
b) library research time

Homework:
1.  Find and take notes on one more New Deal source for your poster- due Tuesday 1/6/15. Poster due Thursday 1/8/15.

2. Due after break on 1/6/15- For your History Day topic-
- a) Decide on your note-taking system- you should use electronic notes with EVERNOTE or paper notecards- either way, you need to start with the research slugs/categories I gave you in class (also in documents on this website), then write your own slugs as you progress in your research (this is later). If you think you will do an exhibit, a documentary or a website, I strongly recommend electronic notes.
- b) find, skim, write MLA info for, then REALLY READ and TAKE NOTES on 3 sources- follow this order, so you don’t waste your time. 2 of the 3 sources should be from Gale Virtual Reference, which you can find on KCLS.org within DATABASES. Seattle Public Library also has Gale. If you can’t access Gale, they need to be from a similarly reputable source (such as a published book) or museum/university website.
So you should have at least 9 note cards and and 3 BIB cards/ or 3 MLA entries on a word document for these 3 sources due the Tuesday after break- January 6, 2015.

3. Have a great (safe, relaxing, learned, interesting, secure) break!


Week of December 9-11, 2014    ABABA    The Great Depression

Tuesday December 9, 2014    GUEST TEACHER TODAY- Social Studies Planning

Announcements: Last day for test corrections: Thursday 12/18 at 3:30 PM

In Class:
1. hw and agenda, turn in T chart on modernists vs. traditionalists- turn in to alpha sorter
2. Watch Moyers- Walk Through 20th Century: The Twenties- take notes
3. Read in-class on Zinn- Self-Help in Hard Times- RETURN COPIES OF ARTICLE TO AT END OF PERIOD. Turn in questions at end of period.


HW:
1. Read TCI ch.28 sections 1, 2, 3, 4. Write one lengthy paragraph- how did each of the concepts you read about help to create the paradigm and reality of the 1920s?
2. History Day topic- purple sheet due  to me no later than Monday December 15th!!! One sheet per topic (if you are in a group)- all group members meet with me and participate in filling out the purple sheet, and you need to have completed research on three topics and circled your top choice.

EXTRA CREDIT- US History goes to the movies! Check out the Extra Credit page on this website. To clarify- films must be from any of the eras we have studied- through the Great Depression and WWII. Follow directions on the website.  ALL Extra Credit is due Tuesday January 20th (includes free HW pass, etc.).

 

 

Thursday December 11, 2014

Purpose: To understand the economic events that took place in the late 1920s by playing a game and taking notes and discussing in a small group/large group activity.

Announcements: Last day for test corrections: Thursday 12/18 at 3:30 PM

In Class:
1.  hw and agenda,
2. Discuss Twenties Packet on Zinn- take notes.
3.  Bubble Bursts- country
a) d) ch. 29.2- urban vs. rural
b) song and map
c) Ken Burns images- Dustbowl
http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/dustbowl/photos/
4. Stock Market game- Yee Haw
5. Activity with ch. 30-
a) read DBQ background
b) The Causes of the Great Depression?- Galbraith ideas- jigsaw and presentations
6. If time, watch video on Crisis of Credit? HW- look for economic inequality today article, or find them one?

Homework:
1.  Economic inequality today- watch short video clip and read article. Write 1 paragraph response- your thoughts on the issue? Cite evidence to back up your opinion!
http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/01/07/5-facts-about-economic-inequality/
2. Read ch.32 "The Human Impact of the Great Depression"- create a visual response to a specific idea or the general tenor of the reading. Due Monday.
3. History Day topic- purple sheet due  to me no later than Monday December 15th!!! One sheet per topic (if you are in a group)- all group members meet with me and participate in filling out the purple sheet, and you need to have completed research on three topics and circled your top choice.

 

 

Week of December 1-4, 2014    XBABA    The Roaring Twenties

Monday December 1, 2014 X Day- Teacher work day

Tuesday December 2, 2014        

Purpose: To understand the tensions present on the Homefront during The Great War, as well as what is meant by Total War, by watching a film clip and participating in small group activity.

Announcements: - KEEP OLD PAPERS IN FILE SYSTEM OR ENVELOPES AT HOME, BY UNIT. Can be helpful for test review.

In Class:
1. hw and agenda, turn in political cartoon
2. Check data dashboard and clip Q1 grade sheet into your binder- KEEP THIS FOR REFERENCE ALL SEMESTER!- Return Work
3. Go over Blue History Notebook Check #2
4. Jigsaw on ch. 23- fighting the war and on Treaty of Versailles
A. Read 23.1 together, then create a list of 3 important ideas for us to write down

B. Discuss Treaty of Versaille- make sure you understand: 14 POINTS, LEAGUE OF NATIONS, WAR-GUILT CLAUSE, SELF-DERMINATION, REPARATIONS, CONFLICT IN US CONGRESS AND PARTISANSHIP, RATIFICATION.
5. The Homefront in Wartime
a) clarify Schenck
b) watch clip- Iron-Jawed Angels- women's suffrage- 19th Amendment
6. review for test

Homework:
1. Skim read ch.26 using your online textbook- read just the MAIN POINTS/IDEAS HIGHLIGHTED IN YOUR ONLINE TEXTBOOK WHEN YOU CLICK ON MAIN IDEA. MARK DOWN 5 IDEAS FOR EACH SECTION OF CH. 26- Understanding Postwar Tensions on separate Cornell Notes Paper- to tape into History Notebook AFTER THIS CHECK #.
2. Prepare History Notebook #2 to turn in on Thursday before test- make sure you place your Blue History Notebook Check #sheet at the start of check #2, and move your 2 post-it notes to the beginning and end of Notebook check #2.
3. Study for T and C/Foreign Policy Test 12/4- you may have one 3X5 notecard- one side only- your name on the other side. Use both Key Terms sheets to help you study (one from each unit- these are both on my documents page of my website).  YOUR HISTORY NOTEBOOK IS DUE EXAM DAY WITH CORRECT AND FILLED OUT BLUE ENTRY LIST WITH PAGE NUMBERS INDICATED TO LEFT SIDE.

 Thursday December 4, 2014     

Purpose: To assess your understanding of US History during the period of time between 1865 and about 1920 by taking a big test :), and to introduce the Roaring Twenties!

Announcements: Your History Day Topic Purple Sheet is due to me no later than Monday December 15th!!! All 3 options filled in- circle top choice. LINK TO THEME!

In Class:
1. hw and agenda
2. Finish PPT on WWI, review a few concepts
3. Exam on T and C/Foreign Policy, Turn in History Notebook
- Turn in Notecard after exam.
- test Corrections OK until Thursday 12/18 at 3:30- SAS, before or after school on B days.
4. Farming Game!- NO TIME- SKIPPED IT THIS YEAR

HW:
1. Read ch. 29: The Clash Between Traditionalists and Modernists. Make a T-chart on paper labeled Traditionalists and Modernists. Mark each section- along the far left side
(ex: 29.2) with notes on each side of the issue. Do whole chapter. Due Tuesday 12/9- to turn in.
2. Work on History Day choice sheet- due entirely filled out on Monday 12/15!




Week of November 24-26, 2014    ABCedXX    "The Great War"

Monday November 24, 2014 A Day

Tuesday  November 25, 2014

Purpose: To understand the US entry into and participation in the Great War (WWI) and analyze the justification behind it by taking notes on ppt and participating in jig-saw activity.

Announcements: Test on Imperialism and Foreign Policy on Thursday 12/4- you may create and use on side of 1 3X5 notecard. I have some if you need one :)  Political cartoon and write up due Tuesday 12/2.

1. hw and agenda
2. Response to current events? Events in Ferguson- CA Newsreel and Great Migration
3. Intro to WWI/The Great War/The War to End All Wars
a) KWL
b) Was the US Justified in entering ppt on WWI- q's to discuss with partner as we go- neutrality or war, who is calling for it?
c) ppt on WWI background

HW:
1. Read ch.24 Homefront- do activity box for sections 2-5 in your history notebook, using notebook guide handout given in class. Due Wednesday 11/26
2. work on political cartoon- due Tuesday after break 12/2
3. hw for Treaty of Versailles due Tuesday12/2- read ch.25 on Treaty of Versailles- do preview questions for 25.1 and create outline for 25.2-5. This can be a PHRASE outline, but make sure each idea has evidence or fact AND interpretation/opinion. Use handout to guide you.
4. Study for T and C/Foreign Policy Test 12/4- you may have one 3X5 notecard- one side only- your name on the other side. Use both Key Terms sheets to help you study (one from each unit). YOUR HISTORY NOTEBOOK IS DUE EXAM DAY WITH CORRECT AND FILLED OUT BLUE ENTRY LIST WITH PAGE NUMBERS INDICATED TO LEFT SIDE.

 

Wednesday November 26, 2014    C ED Day 22 min. periods

Announcements: History Day topics due to me on or before Dec. 15th! REMEMBER THAT YOUR HISTORY NOTEBOOK GETS TURNED IN THE DAY OF YOUR TEST- 12/4- LOTS OF POINTS THIS TIME!!!!!!!!!

HAVE A GREAT BREAK!

In Class:
1.  hw and agenda
2. Check data dashboard
3. The Homefront and the War
a) more ppt
b) civil liberties and time of war- limits on speech background and Schenck case- Govt packet p.80A- pair-share

HW:
1. hw for Treaty of Versailles due Tuesday12/2 in your History Notebook- read ch.25 on Treaty of Versailles- do preview questions for 25.1 and create outline for 25.2-5. This can be a PHRASE outline, but make sure each idea has evidence or fact AND interpretation/opinion. NOTE- THE NOTEBOOK GUIDE INSTRUCTIONS FOR THIS ARE ON THE BACK SIDE OF LAST NIGHT'S CH.24 HW PAPER/NOTEBOOK GUIDE.
2. work on political cartoon- due Tuesday after break 12/2
3. Study for T and C/Foreign Policy Test 12/4- you may have one 3X5 notecard- one side only- your name on the other side. Use both Key Terms sheets to help you study (one from each unit). YOUR HISTORY NOTEBOOK IS DUE EXAM DAY WITH CORRECT AND FILLED OUT BLUE ENTRY LIST WITH PAGE NUMBERS INDICATED TO LEFT SIDE.

NOTE- KEY TERMS SHEETS TO STUDY FROM ARE UPLOADED ON MY WEBSITE DOCUMENTS PAGE IF YOU LOST THEM :)

 

Week of November 18-20, 2014    ABABA

Tuesday November 18, 2014

Purpose: To organize your understanding of a complex secondary text by reading and annotating a reading and creating an outline of ideas.

Announcements: Continue to research potential history day topics! Come and meet with me as soon as the purple sheet is all filled in and you have circled your first choice.

In Class:
1. hw and agenda, stamp Ch.21 Notes, turn in OPVL
2. Imperialism
a)  reasons for imperialism- role play debrief
b) OPVL- Elementary Geography- what do you think?
c) finish US Becomes World Power film- tape VG into History Notebook.
d) pod-quad- and class- debrief these concepts-
Fill in Key Terms sheet and review- Roosevelt's Big Stick Policy, Roosevelt Corollary, Taft's Dollar Diplomacy and Wilson's Moral Diplomacy, Panama Canal, Puerto Rico's status, US war in Philippines, US annexation of Hawaii, Open Door Policy in China, Cuba and Platt Amendment.
3. Reading and Outlining Zinn's "Empire and the People"
a) read first part and annotate
b) begin outline

Homework:
1. Complete Zinn Outline- due Thursday at start of class
2. Finish original political cartoon assignment- due Tuesday 12/2. NOTICE MAJOR EXTENSION ON THIS!!!!!!
3. Study for BIG test on T and C and Foreign Policy- test is probably Thursday after Thanksgiving break 12/4- use two key terms study guides to help you.

 

 Thursday November 20, 2014        Socratic Seminar

Purpose: To analyze and evaluate 2 different secondary texts on imperialism by OPVLizing them, comparing them and participating in a fishbowl socratic seminar.

Announcements: Big Test on T and C/Foreign Policy on Thursday 12/4. ONE side of a 3X5 card OK for test.

In Class:
1. hw and agenda, stamp Zinn outline    
2. Zinn Outline- understanding the material- 3 groups
a) take expert notes on your assigned group section
b) come up with DOK questions for your section for Socratic Fishbowl- go over DOK
c) Create Venn Diagram on Zinn vs. TCI ch.21
d) create 2 general DOK questions for socratic fishbowl- thinking about comparison of texts (no level 1 questions).
e) socratic seminar- Fishbowl- outside circle helps give group grade
3. group OPVL textbook, individual OPVL ZINN
4. Intro to WWI/The Great War/The War to End All Wars
a) KWL
b) TCI ch. 22 intro

HW:
1. Complete Notebook Guide for TCI ch. 22- fill in your History Notebook as directed on your handout. Due Tuesday 11/25.
2. Study for T and C/Foreign Policy Test 12/4- you may have one 3X5 notecard- one side only- your name on the other side. Use both Key Terms sheets to help you study (one from each unit). YOUR HISTORY NOTEBOOK IS DUE EXAM DAY WITH CORRECT AND FILLED OUT BLUE ENTRY LIST WITH PAGE NUMBERS INDICATED TO LEFT SIDE.

Week of November 10-13, 2014     BXABA    IMPERIALISM

Monday November 10, 2014    

Today's Objective: To analyze the role of the US as a Global Power at the turn of the 20th century and today by taking notes on ppt and participating in small group discussions.

Announcements: Combined T and C/Imperialism test in about 10 days.

In Class:
1. hw and agenda, stamp Notetaking strip sheet (this should be in your History Notebook)
2. history day brainstorm- based on topic ideas you came up with this weekend
3. Intro to Foreign Policy- new but related unit- US Expansionism and Imperialism
a) Prior Knowledge/ opinion questions- fill in opinion survey, then answer following question in History notebook:
When is war justified?
Discuss
    
b) define terms with elbow partner- explain realism vs. idealism
c) my essential questions
4. Foreign policy today
a) Discuss themes from Foreign Policy Map and  discuss questions- pod-quad
b)  ppt. on Iraq war- add to notes

HW:
1. Read TCI ch. 20 take Cornell Notes on entire chapter- due Thursday.
2. Political Cartoon assignment due Thursday 11/20.
3. History Day topic- purple sheet due by Monday December 15, 2014- one sheet per topic (if you are in a group)- all group members meet with me and participate in filling out the purple sheet.


Tuesday November 11, 2014    NO SCHOOL- VETERAN'S DAY

Thursday November 13, 2014     

Purpose: To understand what is meant by the term "imperialism" and analyze arguments for and against imperialism in 1898 by watching film and participating in simulation.

Announcements: T and C/Expansionism test will be combined with foreign policy. Use both Key Terms sheets to help you study (one from each unit). Note- Political cartoon assignment now due on Wed. 11/26.

In Class:
1.  hw and agenda, stamp Ch. 20 CN
2. Foreign Policy in 1898--film- US Becomes a World Power:
--take notes- VOCAB- Manifest Destiny, Isolationism, Neutrality, Sphere of Influence, Monroe Doctrine, Imperialism- economic, social moral and political rationales for imperialism (take notes on CN sheet of questions- back side of Imperialism key terms)
 3. US and the US Imperialism - Was the US Justified in going to war?
a) white man's burden (2 versions)
b) Political cartoons- small group
c) Philippines simulation- fill in chart as groups present

Homework:
1. This is CRITICAL for a mini-project and Socratic Seminar we will do next week. YOU MUST HAVE THIS DONE ON TUESDAY.  Read & take notes on TCI chapter 21 (paying especially close attention to section 4).  Answer the following questions.
a.    How does the textbook explain the cause of the Spanish American War?
b.    How does the reading explain the consequences of the Spanish American AND Philippine American Wars?
c.    Does the reading tend to argue that U.S. imperialism had an overall positive or negative effect on the places it controlled?  Refer to specific passages that might lead you to a conclusion about the effects of these wars.
2. Read the Elementary Geography textbook handout and OPVL-ize it- due Tuesday.

 

Week of November 4-6, 2014    ABABA WEEK-Happy start of 2nd Quarter!

Tuesday November 4, 2014  DUE- Central Questions Response                

The purpose of today's class (objective): To understand the role that the progressives played in re-shaping America at the turn of the last century, especially as applied to an understanding of immigration and labor- by agree/disagree activity and films.

Announcements: Happy quarter 2!

 In Class:
1. hw and agenda,
2. Grades check in- return work and check Data Dashboard. TURN IN TOWN HALL CENTRAL QUESTIONS- W/MLA
3. Immigration
a) watch short video clip on immigration
b) review 5 points from article (below)
http://www.tolerance.org/sites/default/files/general/TT47_Immigration%20Debate%204.pdf
c) Read/review "Immigration over-haul"
d) agree/disagree activity
4. Progressives
a) video with notes

HW:
1.  Map of US interventions, chart and questions on back of list- due Thursday
2. Dress up for Town Hall- prepare!
3. Might be a test for T and C Unit next Monday? TBD
4. Extra credit on Social Darwinism due Thursday

 Thursday November 6, 2014  TOWN HALL DAY- Dress Up

Purpose: To analyze the role of government in the Gilded Age, and the costs/benefits of this period by participating as your historical figure in the Town Hall Meeting.

Announcement:  Start examining History Day topics, and figure out if you want to work alone or in a group (no larger than 3).

In Class:
1. hw and agenda, return work, turn in Social Darwinism EC and map with Qs
2. go over turnitin.com - must put test prep Qs in turnitin.com this weekend
3. Explain HD- theme and list and due date for topic selection sheet
4. Town Hall Activity
a) make BOTH your name tag and your name plate for your desk :)
b) intros
c) scavenger hunt
d) small group discussion- write your two questions using the Depth of Knowledge prompts- write one Level 2 Q and 1 Level 3 Q for your small group discussion.
e) philosophical chairs

HW: GREAT JOB TODAY AT TOWN HALL!!!!!!!!!
1. Notetaking strips- use as a guide in your Cornell Notes- Read and take notes on TCI ch. 19, following prompts in Notetaking Strips- due Monday in your History Notebook.
2. Look through your TCI History book, look carefully over my topic list and discuss History Day topic ideas with adults you know. Come up with your first great idea for a topic by Monday :)  Purple sheet--- filled in----topic circled---Due Monday December 15th.  If you work in a group, one purple sheet per group but ENTIRE group must meet with me to get the topic.
3. Enter your Town Hall Prep Questions (that you turned on Tuesday 11/4) in to Turnitin.com. Due by Monday AM.

Week of October 27-30, 2014    XBABA WEEK

Monday October 27, 2014        Non- Student Work Day- No School!

Tuesday October 28, 2014 IMMIGRATION

The purpose of today's class (objective): To understand the factors involved in immigration that linked to industrialization by taking reading challenge on ch.15 and by taking notes on various activities/partner discussion.

Announcements: National College Fair is a week from Saturday on 11/1 at WA State Convention and Trade Center- sign up now. YOU HAVE NEW SEATS :)

In Class:  NEW SEATS
1.  Logistics:
a) NEW SEATS
b) stamp HW- ch.15
c) make sure you have shared your EVERNOTE Notebook with me so that I can check your notes today- DUE RIGHT NOW!
2. hw and agenda, explain Biography write-up
3. Reading challenge- ch.15- you may use your history notebook. You have 10 minutes.
4. Industrialization
a) finish ppt- p.4 slide 5, p.6 slide 6
b) wealth and democracy chart
c) add to notes- vocab
d) watch film on Gilded Age

HW:
1. Read TCI ch.14 on Labor's Response to Industrialism- in your History Notebook, do NOTEBOOK ACTIVITY USING HANDOUT.
2. Biography of your character- due Thursday 10/20. FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS ON THE TOWN HALL HANDOUT- SEE DOCUMENTS PAGE FOR ASSIGNMENT IF YOU CAN NOT FIND YOUR PINK HANDOUT.

NOTE- Look in DOCUMENTS on this website if you need the GREEN TRANSFORMATION AND CHANGE KEY TERMS that we used for notes today.

 


Thursday October 30, 2014         END OF QUARTER 1

The purpose of today's class (objective): To analyze the connection between industrialization and immigration in the Gilded Age by adding to notes and discussion activities.

Announcements: National College Fair is THIS Saturday November 1st 12-4 at WA State Convention Center. Are you signed up???

In Class:
1. HW and agenda, Return GRADED NOTES
2. Turn in Autobiography
Autobiography Rubric:         
•    Appropriate length (1- 1 ½ pages min – Typed and double spaced)
•    Provides an complete picture of their life -  highlighting key moments
•    Provides accurate picture of person – grounded in facts/research
•    Cited sources using Parenthetical notation
3. Industrialization
a) wealth and democracy chart, add to vocab notes
b) finish film and with partner- write main ideas sentences
c) your attitudes? Survey- what is Social Darwinism and what is Laissez-Faire capitalism?
4. Immigration
a) intro
b) immigration today activity- read the following articles:
c) http://www.tolerance.org/sites/default/files/general/TT47_Immigration%20Debate%204.pdf
b) Immigration over-haul

HW:
1. Prepare Town Hall Preparation Questions- due Tuesday 11/4/14- with MLA page (same one you have used all along, with any additional sources added in alphabetically). Prep Q Rubric-
•    Responded to all parts of both prompts
•    Answers question fully – about 1-2 paragraphs per question
•    Shows understanding of that person’s perspective
•    Integrates facts/details from research
•    Able to analyze the question, person, and period to address the complexities of issue
•    Cited sources using Parenthetical notation

2. Read TCI chapter 16.3, 16.4, 16.6- list 5 ideas per section, and MAIN IDEAS BUTTON for ch.17 TCI (Progressives Respond)- list 3 ideas per section. Put these in your History Notebook- due Tuesday.

3. EXTRA CREDIT OPTION: Read handout on Social Darwinism- answer questions 1-3 from page 59 of handout. Due Thursday.


 

Week of October 20-23, 2014    BBABA WEEK

Monday October 20, 2014

Purpose: To analyze the impact of the rise of Jim Crow segregation in the USA by reading/discussing 3 African American Views article and completing Plessy v. Ferguson HW.

In Class:
1. hw and agenda
2. Show Evernote example- clarify notes and partner check evernote notes- by slugs
3. Three African American Views- Review article, then 3 Corners activity and discussion- main views of Marcus Garvey, WEB DuBois and Booker T Washington
4. slavery reparations agree/disagree continuum and discussion
5. T and C research in library- second half of class

HW:
1. Take notes on 2 additional sources for your Town Hall project character- add MLA to bibliography, then take notes. These additional 2 sources due Tuesday.
2. Complete handout on Plessy v. Ferguson Supreme Court case- SUPER IMPORTANT- due Tuesday.

 Tuesday October 21, 2014

The purpose of today's class (objective): To analyze the role that westward expansion played in shaping the industrial era, and to solve the mystery- where did all the buffalo go- by participating in small group activities and watching documentary.

Announcements: No school for you this Friday AFTERNOON or all day next Monday!

In Class:
1. hw and agenda, check Blue Notebook list- stamp and number pages
2. Reading Check- Quiz and Check History Notebook- blue sheet check-in
3. Westward Movement- what happened? Relationship to T and C?- PLACARDS
a) sing
b) How to read a document- homestead Act- OPVL RUBRIC
http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/disp_textbook.cfm?smtID=3&psid=3978
c) Where did all the buffalo go activity?
d) watch earth and Am. dream
e)  Dawes Act
http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/disp_textbook.cfm?smtID=3&psid=4029

4. Intro to ch. 13- The Age of Innovation and Industry- 13.1 activity
5. Library research- last time- 30 mins- focus on primary sources if you do not yet have at least 2-3 primary sources!

HW:
1. Add two more sources to your notes- all notes are due no later than start of class on Tuesday 10/28. Your autobiography is due Thursday 10/30. Town Meeting will be 1st week of November.
2. Complete Notebook guide for chapter 13: The Age of Innovation and Industry- 13.2-13.5. Due Thursday.

DUE DATES FOR TOWN HALL

TU  Oct 28:     FINAL Notes and divided MLA due for T and C- primary and secondary sources identified- You should have already shared Evernote             w/me

TH  Oct 30:      Autobiography Due- typed- includes Parenthetical Notation throughout your autobiography and MLA page printed out

T  Nov 4:     TYPED Town Preparation Paragraphs Due (1-2 paragraphs PER question)- includes Parenthetical Notation and Printed MLA Page.

TH  Nov 6:     Town Hall- DRESS UP HISTORICALLY AND APPROPRIATELY!

Thursday October 23, 2014

The purpose of today's class (objective): To understand the factors contributing to Industrialization in late 19th century US History and to analyze the economic inequality of this time period by checking notes and understanding in class activities.  

Announcements: National College Fair

In Class:
1. hw and agenda,
2. OPVL RUBRIC- self reflection on Emancipation Proclamation- use pencil on rubric
3. Conflict on the Plains
a) Where did all the buffalo go- discussion
b) Outcomes- The Dawes Act- OPVL in pod-quad
http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/disp_textbook.cfm?smtID=3&psid=4029
4. Industrialization
a)  Intro to ch. 13- The Age of Innovation and Industry- 13.1 activity
b) Industrialization PPT

HW:
1. Read Ch. 15 TCI- take EXCELLENT Cornell Notes on Immigration. Due Tuesday.
2. All Town Hall Notes and MLA due Tuesday. USE PROJECT RUBRIC AS A CHECKLIST!
NOTE- For Notes Slug about "Relationship to Others"- this means your group's relationship to other groups. (If you can find notes on specific people, that is fine, but hard to do). For Example- if you are Andrew Carnegie- how did you think about and relate to labor leaders? To immigrants? To Progressives? etc. In general, how did your character think about the other groups and those groups' ideas?

 

Week of October 13-16, 2014    ABABA Week (PSAT on Wed)/Homecoming!

Tuesday October 14, 2014

The purpose of today's class (objective): To analyze what happened in US History during Reconstruction (immediately following the Civil War) by taking notes on powerpoint and video clips and small group discussion.

Announcements: QUIZ CORRECTIONS MUST BE DONE BY END OF DAY THURSDAY AFTER SCHOOL 3:30 PM.

Start thinking of a History Day topic! Leadership and Legacy in History :)

In Class:
1. HW and agenda, keep adding to your Green Key Terms sheet during this unit.
2. Quad-pod- what did you learn about the Civil War and OPVL of Emancipation Proclamation?
3. Reconstruction- ppt and notes

HW:
Read TCI- Ch.11- take CN- you will tape this into your History Notebook. Take notes on what you DO NOT KNOW from today's lesson/lecture. Due Thursday.

Thursday October 16, 2014    Reconstruction and T and C Project

The purpose of today's class (objective): To analyze the impact of the retreat from Radical Reconstruction by taking notes on lecture/video and reading/discussing 3 African American Views article.

Announcements:  Keep up with your History Notebook. National College Fair- free-12-4 on Saturday November 1st- WA State Convention and Trade Center.

In Class:
1. hw and agenda,
2. Logistics:
- return History Notebooks, comments
- download T and C documents
- take number
- stamp 3 Cornell Notes on blue sheet- list on NEW blue sheet marked #2- number your pages and list the pages to the left of the date box- far left space on blue sheet.
    1. 10/9/14  Ch.9 TCI Cornell Notes- A Dividing Nation
    2. 10/14/14  Cornell Notes- John Green Crash Course: Civil War
    3. 10/14/16 Slavery Reparations Questions
    4. 10/16/14  TCI Ch. 11 TCI Cornell Notes:  Reconstruction
3. Finish Reconstruction lecture
4. Explain Town Hall Meeting project, Sign up during reading time.
5. 3 African American Views- Read article, then 3 Corners activity and discussion- main views of Marcus Garvey, WEB DuBois and Booker T Washington
6. T and C Project-
-  explain note taking system- use EVERNOTE and share with notebook with me.
- Library research- find and take notes on TWO SOURCES today and for your HW.

HW:
1. Read TCI Ch. 12- Change and Conflict in the American West- take Cornell Notes. Due Monday.
2. Find and read two sources on your Town Hall person- use the note taking system I taught you. Due Monday. All notes (in EVERNOTE)- make your 4 pages with slugs in Evernote per my instructions. Use SL naming convention class period-lastnamefirstinitial-topic for Town Hall (ex: Carnegie). All Notes and MLA Bibliography due Thursday 10/23.

Week of October 6-9, 2014        BBABA Week

The purpose of today's class (objective): To understand how the 3 branches of government work under the US Constitution and the significance of the 1st amendment through participating in skits and small group discussion.

Monday October 6, 2014

Announcements: National College Fair is FREE and on November 1, 2014- WA State Convention Center downtown Seattle. www.gotomyncf.com
Don’t forget to ask if the college you are learning about is a for-profit or non-profit college.

Did you register for PSAT? Do so by 10/10- this Friday!!!!!! $14 in business office or go to counselor for financial assistance with registration. ALL JUNIORS SHOULD TAKE THIS!

In Class:
1. hw and agenda, stamp Constitutional Pursuit
2. Test review and techniques- study tips
3. How the Constitution Works
ch. 7 TCI- 7.2, 7.3, 7.4 jigsaw activity- performance and poster share out- take notes on the 3 branches sheet
4. bill of rights ppt and activity

HW:
1. Prepare your 3X5 notecard (both sides) for TOMORROW'S test- 10/7. Make sure your name is on it. Study for the test. I recommend first making a one page study sheet using colors to help you categorize ideas, then break this down to your note card. Test will be scantron- matching, T/F, multiple choice- about 55 questions, blue some bonus questions.
2. REMEMBER THAT I AM GIVING EXTRA CREDIT FOR UP TO 2 COLLEGE/POST-HS TRAINING PROGRAM VISITS HERE AT SHOREWOOD- CAREER CENTER DURING SAS OR LUNCH.  Write your notes, write up a one paragraph response- what do you think of this school/program and why, and provide me verification of your attendance. I will return your notes to you and you should keep them in a folder or box you create now that says College Search (or post-HS programs). You can place mailings of schools you are interested in this folder/box. You will use it next year.

Tuesday October 7, 2014

The purpose of today's class (objective): To analyze ways that the 1st Amendment impacts your life by note-taking/socratic seminar, and formatively assessing your understanding of the Founding Ideals unit (a test :)

Announcements: --National College Fair is FREE and on November 1, 2014- WA State Convention Center downtown Seattle. www.gotomyncf.com
-- Sign up for PSAT by THIS FRIDAY 10/10

In Class:
1. hw and agenda, tab History Notebook and check Blue Sheet- MUST HAVE YOUR NAME ON IT, then turn in History Notebook
2. explain quiz corrections
3. Test- Founding Ideals- turn in notecard
4. Fill in formative assessment- "pre-test" on slavery in America handout
5. Bill of Rights activity-  if time

HW:
YOU HAVE UNTIL NEXT THURSDAY 10/17 TO DO QUIZ CORRECTIONS- DO THEM DURING SAS, OR BEFORE OR AFTER SCHOOL IN MY ROOM- TH, T, TH.
1. Take Cornell Notes on TCI ch. 9- a Dividing Nation. Due next class.

 

Thursday October 9, 2014      Transformation and Change: Slavery, War and Reconstruction

The purpose of today's class (objective): To understand specific historical incidents related to slavery leading up to the Civil War by participating in small group discussion and OPVL-izing a primary source document.

Announcements: QUIZ CORRECTIONS MUST BE DONE BY END OF DAY THURSDAY 10/16 AFTER SCHOOL 3:30 PM.

In Class:
1. hw and agenda, stamp Cornell Notes and sign new blue sheet for History Notebook
2. Intro to Transformation and Change Unit
a) ess Qs
b) basic understandings
3. Slavery video- J Green
a) crash course video- slavery
b) small group activity- become the expert- share out in small groups, big picture- AHA MOMENT
--where is slavery in the US Constitution? (article I twice, article IV, 13th Amendment, 15th Amendment)
--Missouri Compromise
--differences between N and S
--Lead-up to Compromise of 1850, actual Compromise and fugitive slave law
-- Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854
-- Dred Scott Case and implications
--John Brown and other abolitionists, plus secession and outcome
4. The Civil War
a) watch John Green- The Civil War Part 1 (#20)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rY9zHNOjGrs
b) OPVL- The Emancipation Proclamation
c) what does it all mean?

HW:
1. Watch John Green's Crash Course on US History- The Civil War Part 2 (#21)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzTrKccmj_I
Take notes in your history notebook
2. Read the article below on Reparations for Slavery- answer the questions at the bottom of the article- DUE TUESDAY. Answer these questions on a separate sheet of paper and list this in your history notebook blue sheet. You will tape this into your notebook when you get it back next week. Here is the link to the Constitutional Rights Foundation reading:
http://www.crf-usa.org/brown-v-board-50th-anniversary/reparations-for-slavery-reading.html

Week of September 29-October 2, 2014

Monday September 29, 2014  Teacher Work Day- NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

Tuesday September 30, 2014

The purpose of today's class (objective): To understand how the Constitution came to be formed (frames of reference) and how current events on government relate to the structure of the Constitution by participating in small group activities.

Announcements: OPEN HOUSE IS THURSDAY EVENING 10/2 7 PM- please invite Parent/Guardians and send them with a map and a list of your classrooms!

PSAT is Wednesday 10/15 at SW. Juniors must register and pay for this now! Get a waiver if eligible (see your counselor for this). National Merit Scholarships are based on PSAT Junior year!
- National College Fair is Saturday 11/1- 12-4 FREE at WA State Convention Center downtown Seattle.

In Class:
1. hw and agenda
2. Entry task- cartoon on Shay's rebellion- 5 mins- write in History Notebook- Shay's Rebellion video clips- What issues are they facing? Are they justified or not in resorting to violent civil disobedience? What is at stake?

3. Preamble quiz
4. current events check-in, Ms. M's current event and editorial. Tie into study of govt- 5 groups
5. Forming the Constitution- Constitutional Convention- 1787- who made the Constitution?
VOCAB- Unicameral vs. Bicameral Legislature, VA Plan vs. NJ Plan= Great Compromise, 3/5 compromise, Electoral College, ratification, Federalists, Anti-Federalists, Bill of Rights (5 groups- report out)

HW:
1. In your history notebook, complete TCI ch. 7- 7.6, 7.7, 7.8-- follow instructions on notebook guide handout from last Thursday. Due Thursday
2. Study for Founding Ideals exam- you may prepare one 3X5 notecard for the test- your name on it, your writing and ideas. Study from your History Notebook, review Ch. 2, 5,6,7 and notes.  Test will be Tuesday 10/7. YOU WILL TURN IN YOUR HISTORY NOTEBOOK ON TEST DAY- FOR MANY POINTS!

 

Thursday October 2, 2014  

The purpose of today's class (objective): To understand how the Constitution is organized and locate basic ideas within the US Constitution by participating in jigsaw activity and playing game.

Announcements:
OPEN HOUSE IS TONIGHT! SEND YOUR PARENT/GUARDIANS.
I will collect your History Notebook (spiral) next week- Tuesday 10/7, DAY OF EXAM!

In Class:
1. hw and agenda
2.  Finish Group activity report out- 3/5 compromise- ENTRY TASK-p.4 Garry Wills on 3/5 , Electoral College, ratification, Federalists, Anti-Federalists, Bill of Rights

3. The actual Constitution- how does it work?!
a. what are 3 principles of Constitution- Govt 101 (limited Govt, federalism, separation of powers)
b. 3 branches of government
-- Three Ring Circus Song
-- ch. 7 TCI- 7.2, 7.3, 7.4 jigsaw activity
c. Constitutional Pursuit Game search- hw to finish game- no time

HW:
1. Do Constitutional Pursuit search game at home- fill out #8-20 on your sheet and tape into your History Notebook- due Monday.
2. Study for Founding Ideals exam- you may prepare one 3X5 notecard for the test- your name on it, your writing and ideas. Study from your History Notebook, review Ch. 2, 5,6,7 and notes.  Also, study the Bill of Rights for your test- Know ALL major parts of bill of rights (know all of Am. 1 and then 1-2 major ideas per other amendments)Test will be Tuesday 10/7.
YOU WILL TURN IN YOUR HISTORY NOTEBOOK ON TEST DAY- FOR MANY POINTS!

Week of September 23-25, 2014    ABABA

Tuesday September 23, 2014 THEME= CREATING CONSTITUTION

Announcements: Open House is Thursday October 2nd at 7 PM- invite Parent/Guardian. Preamble quiz next Monday, Test on formation of USA history- next week.

The purpose of today's class (objective): To understand how the US came to develop its current system of government and the US Constitution by taking notes, working in small group discussion and reading TCI.

In Class:
1. Turn in Essay on 5 Ideals in D of I
2. HW and agenda
3.  Give out free HW/LATE and NO PROBLEM PASSES- can't use free HW pass with essay due today :)  You CAN use Free Late pass for it.
4. Why a Revolution? -- ppt and add to your Cornell Notes
5. Preamble song
6. TCI ch. 6- Creating the Constitution
VOCAB- Federalism, Great Compromise, Slavery, Electoral College, Federalists and Anti-Federalists, Bill of Rights

Homework:
1. Start memorizing Preamble- quiz on Tuesday 9/30.
2. TCI-finish reading and doing Notebook Guide for Chapter 6 in your History Notebook- Creating the Constitution, all sections through section 5- follow Notebook guide-you do not have to do the Processing part at the end. Due Thursday.

Thursday September 25, 2014

The purpose of today's class (objective): To understand early government of new USA (successes, failures) and frames of reference that influenced the political moment by taking self-quiz, small group and class discussion activities.

Announcements:
    •    I see you T, Th next week- no school for you on Monday!
    •    Invite families to Open House Th 10/2.
    •    First Data Dashboard grades upload is today!
    •    Preamble quiz on Tuesday (for sure),  
    •    History quiz on Thursday or following Monday 10/6 (start studying all notes/assignments in your history notebook- I collect history notebooks on test days).

 In Class:
1. hw and agenda, Return graded work and check Data Dashboard
2. What the Constitution Isn't Activity- I stamp ch. 6 TCI HW in History Notebook

3. Debriefing ch. 6- Creating the Constitution
a) Articles of Confederation ratified in 1781--strengths and Weaknesses- Small group and T Chart on board (Govt packet pp. 6-7, TCI 6.2 and 6.3)  VOCAB: Unitary, Confederation, Federalism, republic, Northwest Ordinance (law that sets up local regulations), Shay's Rebellion

b) Who is an American and what is America at this moment in time?  Constitutional Convention- 1787- who made the Constitution?
Govt. packet activity- has America lived up to its founding ideals? Who was "in" and who was "out" at forming of our government?- list of attendees, letters- Abigail and John Adams, Epitaph of a Proud Man

Homework:
1. Study for general history quiz next Thursday or maybe the following Monday! Study your History notebook and ideas from chapters 2, 5 and 6 and 7 (parts intro, 2 and 3 in ch. 6 creating Constitution).
2. Memorize Preamble of US Constitution - QUIZ on Tuesday (youtube School House Rock to help you sing it!).
3. Study Government 101 handout
4. Read 7.1 TCI and do 1st questions for from the handout in your History Notebook.
5. Current event- find a current event related to government- write up MLA and 2 paragraphs- one paragraph summary and one paragraph of analysis, then 2 questions you have. Put this in your History Notebook- due Tuesday. 

 

Week of September 15-18, 2014    BBABA

Monday September 15, 2014

Announcements: TCI accounts today!

The purpose of today's class (objective): To clarify different ways to determine veracity of source through class discussion of activities and homework, and to understand founding ideals of the USA through SOAPSSing two primary source documents.

In-Class:
1. hw and agenda, turn in What is History Qs
2. Kensington stone
a) debrief- fraud or no?
b) Read Truthiness article- discuss
c) current events- quality, reliability and veracity of source? Snopes? VOCAB
d) what is history?- Fenton and primary vs. secondary sources- ch.1 TCI

3. TCI online accounts- give out cut slips and register.  

4. What is America and who is an American?
a) my survey
b) Founding Ideals survey on TCI handout- discuss
c) read TCI ch. 2.1, start HW with TCI 2.2

Homework: VOCAB-  VERACITY, CREDIBLE, IDEAL
Read Pursuing American Ideals textbook Ch.2- sections 2.2-2.7- fill in boxes on back of notebook worksheet. Do not recopy into your notebook- we will glue/tape it into your notebook :)  Due next class.

 

Tuesday September 16, 2014

The purpose of today's class (objective): To understand text and analyze meaning of 2 primary source documents and work with small and large groups to find ways that 5 ideals are found in US history.

Announcements: Note- if you were absent yesterday, make sure you have logged into TCI online account- get cut slip from Ms. McFarlane.

In-Class:
1. NEW SEATS!
2. hw and agenda, teacher stamps ch.2 notebook guide hw (tape into history notebook and add to blue notebook list), give out free hw and late work passes, no problem pass
3. D of I- why so important?!
a. secret doc
b. purpose of govt ppt TCI
c. D of I vocab in notebook- Vocab: Unalienable, Abolish, Sovereignty, Confederation, Federal, Unitary
d. class- examine doc with ppt, then pairs- political ideology of the Am. Rev.
4. Start Ch. 5 TCI- read 5.1, start HW if time

HW- Cornell Notes in your History Notebook- TCI Chapter 5.2, 5.3, 5.4- just set up and take notes- write down date, title, essential question and take your notes on 2/3 of page to right. Leave space on the left side. We will "Cornellize" your notes next class- adding questions and categories to left and writing one paragraph summary of understanding.


Thursday September 18, 2014

The purpose of today's class (objective): To analyze ways in which the USA has and has not lived up to the 5 founding ideals from the D of I throughout US History by reviewing pictures and quotes with a partner, classroom discussion and writing a 5 paragraph essay!

Announcement: Please invite your parent/guardians to Open House- Thursday October 2, 2014 at 7 PM.

In Class:
1. hw and agenda,
2. Review D of I- significant ideas- elbow partner
3. Founding ideals activity- Placards-
Start Essay Organizer with thoughts fresh in your head.
4. Why a Revolution? SCOTLAND'S VOTE TODAY?????
- Cornellize your notes on Ch. 5 with pod-quad-- I stamped hw- write higher level Qs and categories on side, and write summary paragraph- main meaning of the reading- 3-5 sentences at bottom of notes.

HW- Finish organizer, write draft and final version of your 5 paragraph essay on ideals- due next Tuesday!  Essay question: Have Americans lived up to the ideals expressed in the Declaration of Independence?
NOTE: IF IT HELPS YOU, THERE IS A COPY OF THE PLACARDS ON MY DOCUMENTS PAGE.


Week of September 9-11, 2014     ABABA

Tuesday September 9, 2014

The purpose of today's class (objective): To understand the historical method used by historians (historiography) by participating in small and large group discussion, observing video clips and reading articles on Ferguson, MO and taking notes on the historical method.

In-Class:
1. Turn in HW- scavenger hunt, confidential info sheet if not yet in, make sure I have Parent/Guardian emails.
2. hw and agenda, announcements
3. Your generation-
a) finish explaining in p.6, do you agree?
b) VOCAB- NARCISSISM- how do others define you? Do you agree?
c) what would you call your parent/guardian's generation? Associations?
4. What is History
a) Your Personal History- Quad Pod activity-
During class reading today I will check off your planner system and history notebook and binder with dividers.
b) classification exercise
c) frame of reference activity
- article and notes- How Historian Inquires into Past- teacher checks off planner, binder, dividers and history notebook


Homework:  
Read: How the Historian Uses Hypotheses:  The Riddle of the Kensington Stone. (Handout).  On a separate sheet of paper, with a complete heading in the right corner, and a title across the top of the front page, please answer the following questions.  Please mark up your reading with highlighter/underlining and margin notes (this is also called annotating your notes). DUE THURSDAY 9/11.
1.  What is the source of this article?
2. The author of the article states several facts at the beginning of the article- name one and offer your response to this fact.
3.  After these facts, what, hypothesis does he discuss first in the article- this hypothesis is based on Breda’s work?
4.  What evidence does he give for this hypothesis?
5.  What hypothesis does he discuss next- based on Holand’s work?
6.   How does he support the second hypothesis?                   
7.  Do you think he proved the hypothesis that the stone is an authentic relic?  Support your answer.

 

Thursday September 11, 2014

Announcements: Bring your binder and history notebook  EVERYDAY!  
PUT YOUR NAME, MY NAME, 2013-14 IN FRONT OF YOUR TCI BOOK, & COVER YOUR BOOK.

The purpose of today's class (objective): To apply PERSIAN and social science concepts to a study of events in Ferguson, MO in order to formulate hypotheses by speaking in pod-quads and whole class and recording specific evidence found in various texts/videos/photos .

In-Class:
1.  hw and agenda
2. Entry task on Kensington Stone (label your entry this)- Write in your History Notebook for 3 Minutes- Is the Kensington Stone real or not? Why?

3. Logistics:
a) Make Two Truths and a Lie (TTL) card
b) Teacher passed out No Problem and free HW pass
c) if you missed any part of check-off on supplies (missing dividers, binder, planner), show me now.
d) Teacher stamps HW- annotated article and 7 questions- How Historian Uses Hypotheses

4. What is History- frame of reference activity
a) discuss article and notes- How Historian Inquires into Past- methodology
b) examine examples- Ferguson, MO and PERSIAN

Business Week article on County Map
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-08-15/how-st-dot-louis-countys-map-explains-fergusons-racial-discord

California Newsreel on Redlining
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mW764dXEI_8

This one is about breaking out of one's paradigm :)
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2014/08/self-segregation-why-its-hard-for-whites-to-understand-ferguson/378928/

5. What is History- The Kensington Stone
a) Pod-quad and large group activity based on reading
b) add a new paragraph to History Notebook- now what do you think? Is the Kensington Stone real or not? Why? Most convincing evidence for you?
b) turn in stamped HW- staple 7 questions to your article

Homework: NOTE- IF INTERESTED IN MORE ON FERGUSON, SOME INTERESTING LINKS FOR YOU ABOVE
1.  Read "Why Study History" by Edwin Fenton. Answer questions on handout. Due Monday 9/15.
2.  Go to www.snopes.com- look up two urban legends.  Examine this site- how this might be a useful site for you? Write two sentences in your history Notebook.
3. Current events in US History- Pick a current event to investigate- one topic.  Read at least 3 different news sources (draw from the list and links below) on this one current event (so read 3 articles on this one topic). IN YOUR HISTORY NOTEBOOK--For each of the 3 sources, write down the name of the source (website), article title and one sentence per source on your opinion as to the quality of this news source- think about perspective, bias, depth. Due Monday 9/15.
Current Events links:
BBC    http://www.bbc.com/
CNN    http://www.cnn.com/
NPR    http://www.npr.org/
Fox    http://www.foxnews.com/
NBC    http://www.nbcnews.com/?OCID=ggl|NBC+News+awareness|MSNBC|msnbc|Exact
Al Jazeera    http://www.aljazeera.com/
Democracy Now    http://www.democracynow.org/

 

Week of September 3-4, 2014

The purpose of today's class (objective): To get to know teacher and others, and to identify procedures/locate necessary materials in this class by listening to the teacher, speaking/listening to other students and recording information on scavenger hunt.

Wednesday September 3, 2014 C Day Opening Day- 45 min. class

Announcements:  Welcome to US History- I am glad you are here!

In-Class:
1.  Welcome, attendance, make your name card
2. Create your notecard, fill in Student Info Sheet- fill this in at home.
3. About Ms. M, about you
4. Homework and planner vs. ical/electronic calendar for the year- you need a system! A few other procedures

Homework:
1.  Student info sheet due tomorrow, if not completed in class today- 9/4
2. Scavenger hunt due Tuesday 9/9
3.  Signatures and P/G email to Ms. M- due Tuesday 9/9
4.  ical/calendar set up by Tuesday 9/9- I will check
5.  Supplies and notebook set up due Tuesday 9/9 for Notebook check

 


Thursday September 4, 2014 B Day

The purpose of today's class (objective): To define your generation and analyze your generations' role in history through small group and class discussion, and writing.

Announcements: Get your supplies. Tell your families about Open House- Thursday October 2, 2014.

In Class:
1.  Turn in Confidential Student info sheet if not in yet, and any signed course sheets that are done. Sign out textbook- cover your book at home. RIGHT NOW- put your name, McFarlane and 2014-15 in the front of the book. Keep your book safely at home! We will do TCI accounts next week for online access.
2. Entry Task: Write down this definition in your history notebook-- VOCAB PARADIGM
 A paradox is when two ideas seem to contradict/be the opposite of each other, but are both true.
    Look at the bulletin board with the words "ideal" and "real"- how do you think the         word Paradox applies to the ideas presented here?

    Go over ideas, and explain blue History Notebook Check paper- tape into front of         History Notebook.

3.  Attendance, hw and agenda
4. More on overview of class/projects, history day, norms and protocol- absence folder, food, grading/late work- turn in and pick up, respect norms- brainstorm what you are excited to learn about in US!
5. Finish discussion from Wednesday- book, summer, influential movie, current event (record)
6. Why study history?
a)  pair discussion- no “so we don’t repeat the past”
b)  story/ppt
c) 9/11- history or a current event?
6. My Generation- Vocab- NARCISSISM
a) group exercise on my generation-
b) empty pockets- define/find object for your generation- discuss
c) name and define your and your parent/guardians’ generation

7. The links below are for HW: Read at least two of the four articles below on "your generation"- write your paragraph in your history notebook, as explained in the HW section
"Millennials are Old News"
http://www.businessinsider.com/generation-z-spending-habits-2014-6

"Contrasting Gens Y and Z"
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tim-elmore/contrasting-generation-y-_b_5679434.html

"Recession generation? Young adults brace for simpler lifestyle"
http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/nation/2009-06-23-millennial-recession_N.htm

"Gen Z- Lazy and Unaware?"
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/06/apathetic-teens-generatio_n_1323577.html

Homework: VOCAB- PARADIGM, NARCISSIM
1.  Due Tuesday 9/9: Scavenger hunt, Signatures and P/G email to Ms. M, have ical/calendar set up, Supplies and notebook set up- - I will check planner, binder and spiral bound history notebook.
PLEASE SEE ME IF YOU NEED HELP WITH THIS, OR HELP WITH SUPPLIES.
2. Due Tuesday 9/9. Read 2 of the four articles above about  "your generation" (links are in in-class section), write a one paragraph  analysis in your history notebook: Do these articles accurately portray your generation?  Explain, and cite examples from the articles. Use complete heading and underline title of the assignment (see syllabus for example- syllabus should be stored in front of US History section of binder).
3. Complete your Personal History assignment- due Tuesday 9/9
4. Read TCI CH.1.1 and 1.2- on history. Fill in chart on back side of personal history- due Tuesday 9/9.

HOLLYWOOD AND HISTORY

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Hollywood and History Lessons: Spring 2015

Week of January 27-29, 2015    XBABA WEEK

Monday January 26, 2015  Non-Student Day

Tuesday January 27, 2015

 Welcome to Hollywood and History! This is such a fun and eye-opening class; I am really excited about spending the next semester with you!


 Supplies you will need for this class:
 A spiral 3 hole punch notebook or a composition book for your film journal (you will store this in your B Day binder). Set up your B Day binder (Hollywood will be one part of that)- you only need one divider/section for Hollywood.
Bring loose paper, pens, pencils and your charged iPad daily. If you prefer the single folder or accordion file system, that should work fine- just set aside one single folder or one section of the accordion folder for Hollywood handouts and paper, and bring your film journal daily.

The purpose of today's class:  Review procedures and expectations for this class and get to know others by listening/speaking during activities, and introducing first film.

In Class:
1. Welcome and about Ms. M
2. hw and agenda, Sign out HH Packet #1
3. Intro activities
- name card
- student info card
- Welcome to Hollywood info sheet
-  start syllabus- go over class expectations, my website and safety/evacuation info
4. Intro The Public Enemy (1931- 83 mins) and start film- TAKE NOTES- tape into film journal.

Homework:
1. Finish reading syllabus and get parent/guardian signature by Monday 2/2/15. CUT OFF BOTTOM PORTION OF LAST PAGE AND RETURN THAT SLIP TO ME (NOT ENTIRE SYLLABUS).
2. Get supplies by Monday 2/2/15- Get spiral 3 hole punch notebook for film journal (will go with binder). Set up B Day binder (Hollywood will be one part)- have dividers, pens, pencils. See above for details.
3. Finish Welcome to Hollywood sheet if needed. Due Thursday 1/29/15.
4. Questions from Blue Hollywood and History Reading Packet- due THURSDAY 1/29/15 on separate paper- use title and full heading. I have given you a slip of paper with these questions.

Response Questions for “The History of Film” p. 9-13
After reading the article please answer using complete sentences- on separate paper- due next class period.

1.    Why does the article say film is different than other art forms?  Do you agree?  Why or why not?

2.    How did the film industry prevent government censorship of motion pictures?  

3.    How did the introduction of sound in 1927 change the industry?  (Go deeper than “people could hear now”)

4.    How did events in 1933/34 affect the film industry?

 Thursday January 29, 2015

The purpose of today's class: To analyze the film The Public Enemy for elements of Historical Context by observing film, discussing with whole class, and writing a discussion question based on the film.

Announcement: get signatures and supplies by Monday.

In Class:
1. Logistics: turn in Welcome to Hollywood (OK to give me next Monday, if needed), syllabus signature if you have it and last night's 4 Qs on history of film
2. hw and agenda
3. Watch The Public Enemy- take notes in your history notebook

Homework:
1. Finish reading syllabus and get parent/guardian signature by Monday 2/2/15.
2. Get supplies by  Monday 2/2/15.- Get spiral 3 hole punch notebook for film journal (will go with binder). Set up B Day binder (Hollywood will be one part)- have dividers, pens, pencils.
3. Finish Welcome to Hollywood sheet if needed. Due no later than Monday.
4. Read HH Packet pp.30-35. Write additional notes in your film notebook to help you better understand the background for the film "The Public Enemy." Don't forget to cite your source in your notes- indicate page number in your notes. Note- your HW on Monday night will be to write your first film review!
5. Write one question for the question basket for Monday's discussion on The Public Enemy.