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    Week 5: April 22nd- 26th

    Learning goal:  Students will analyze the major causes that led to economic depression, the U.S. government's response to combat it, and the global impact of the Depression.

     

    Monday April 22nd

    Learning activity:  Students will analyze multiple photographs, demonstrating the effects of the Great Depression.

     

    Schedule: 

    1.  Complete warm up:  "What is your reaction to the Quote of the week?   ("You only have so much energy each day.  Are you spending your time wisely?  Are you spending your time in a useful way for your life?  Your time is a valuable asset, use it as such."-  Avina Celeste) 

    2.  Use the following Great Depression photo analysis chart to analyze these Great Depression photos.  

    3.  Respond to this final question on the back of your photo analysis chart:   "What do these photos tell us about the physical, emotional, and mental effects that the Great Depression had upon people?"

    4.  Turn in your Great Depression photo analysis chart.

     

    Homework:     a  Complete 4th quarter current event- due Wednesday April 24th!

                            b.  Complete test corrections for World War I test- due Friday April 26th! 

     

    Tuesday April 23rd

    Learning activity:  Students will notate key ideas of the Dust Bowl to share with classmates.

     

    Schedule: 

    1.  No warm up

    2.  Complete the final question on the back of your photo analysis chart:    "What do these photos tell us about the physical, emotional, and mental effects that the Great Depression had upon people?" (1 paragraph)

    3.  Turn in your Great Depression photo analysis chart.

    4.   Use the following Dust Bowl organizer to fill out with your group after you have read your section of the Dust Bowl text (Note:  I cannot post the Dust Bowl text online, but if you e-mail me, I can send you a copy of it.) 

    5.  Complete the Dust Bowl reading responses (for your section of the text that was read).

     

    Homework:     a  Complete 4th quarter current event- due Wednesday April 24th!

                            b.  Complete test corrections for World War I test- due Friday April 26th! 

     

    Wednesday April 24th

    Learning activity:  Students will summarize the New Deal in words and in pictures.

     

    Schedule: 

    1.  Complete warm up:  "What determines whether a President is effective at their job?"

    2.  Turn in 4th quarter current event- due today!

    3.  Complete Dust Bowl organizer if not done.  Use the text that you were given yesterday.

    4.  Complete the following New Deal notes (including the activities below the notes) using this New Deal powerpoint.

     

    Homework:   Complete test corrections for World War I test- due Friday April 26th! 

     

     

    Week 4: April 15th- 18th

    Learning goal:  Students will analyze the major causes that led to economic depression, the U.S. government's response to combat it, and the global impact of the Depression.

     

    Monday April 15th

    Learning activity:  Students will begin to create a graphic organizer of the multiple chief causes that led to the Great Depression.

    Schedule: 

    1.  Complete warm up:   "Hope is... "(complete the statement)

    2.  Discuss and turn in your Treaty of Versailles reaction essay- this should be submitted when you return!

    3.  Great Depression causes assignment-   Note:  You will have to come back to class to get the informational text as I cannot post it online OR you can e-mail me for a copy. 

     

    Homework:  Work on historical book assignment and reflection- due Monday May 20th!

     

    Tuesday April 16th

    Learning activity:  Students will evaluate the causes of the Great Depression to determine the greatest single factor.

    Schedule: 

    1.  Complete warm up:  What is an observation and an inference you can make from this following Great Depression line chart? (Use the first line graph on the page). 

    2.  Great Depression causes assignment-   Note:  You will have to come back to class to get the informational text as I cannot post it online OR you can e-mail me for a copy. 

     

    Homework:  Complete 4th quarter current event- due next Wednesday April 24th!

     

    Wednesday April 17th

    Learning activity:  Students will begin to analyze multiple photographs demonstrating the effects of the Great Depression.

    Schedule: 

    1.  Complete warm up:  What do you know about the following term?   business stocks

    2.  Complete Great Depression causes assignment-(including paragraph on the back of organizer)

    3.  Turn in assignment above.

    4.  Effects of Great Depression key terms- use the following Effects of the Great Depression power point to fill in.

    5.  Use the following Great Depression photo analysis chart to analyze these Great Depression photos. (Note: We will continue this tomorrow as well).

     

    Homework:     a.  Complete Great Depression causes assignment (if not done in class today)- due tomorrow!

                            b.  Complete 4th quarter current event- due next Wednesday April 24th!

                            

     

    Thursday April 18th

    Learning activity:  Students will analyze multiple photographs demonstrating the effects of the Great Depression.

    Schedule: 

    1.  Complete warm up:  What do you observe occurring in this Great Depression bar graph?  Which of the 6 causes of the Depression that we have looked at is causing the graph?

    2. Turn in warm ups for this week.

    3.  Use the following Great Depression photo analysis chart to analyze these Great Depression photos. (Note: We will finish this up on Monday as well).

     

    Homework:     a  Complete 4th quarter current event- due next Wednesday April 24th!

                            b.  Complete test corrections for World War I test- due next Friday April 26th! 

                

    Week 3: April 8th- 12th

    Learning goal:  Students will analyze the causes and consequence of World War I.

     

    Monday April 8th

    Schedule: 

    1.  Complete warm up: "What does the following quote tell us about our work?"  ("All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."-  Martin Luther King) 

    2.  Tape in the following document to your composition book and add to your Table of Contents as shown on this April 8th chart.

    3.  Complete the following Treaty of Versailles information by using this Treaty of Versailles power point.

    4.  Begin working on this Treaty of Versailles pro and con chart.   List multiple pros and cons for each part of the treaty.

     

    Homework:   Complete Sections C and D of World War I study guide- due tomorrow.    Note:  You will have a World War I test next Thursday April 11th! 

     

    Tuesday April 9th

    Schedule: 

    1.  Complete warm up:  "Which part of World War I stands out the most to you in our learning of it?  Why?" 

    2.  Tape in the following document to your composition book and add to Table of Contents as shown on this April 9th chart.

    3.  Complete Treaty of Versailles pro and con chart.   List multiple pros and cons for each part of the treaty.

    4.  Begin working on Treaty of Versailles reaction essay.    

    Homework:   a.  Review your composition book notes for World War I test this Thursday April 11th!

                        b.  Complete Treaty of Versailles reaction essay- due Monday April 15th!

     

    Wednesday April 10th

    Learning activity:  Students will participate in a written review activity for their World War I test tomorrow.

    Schedule: 

    1.  No warm up today

    2.  Treaty of Versailles essay template- only use if you need it to complete your essay!

    3.  World War I written review activity- complete to prepare for your test tomorrow.  You will be allowed to tape this document into your composition book tomorrow to help on the test.

     

    Homework:   a.  Study your composiiton book notes and World War I study guide for your test tomorrow.

                        b.  Complete Treaty of Versailles reaction essay- due Monday April 15th!

     

    Thursday April 11th

    Learning activity:  Students will complete an assessment to demonstrate their understanding of World War I.

    Schedule: 

    1. Complete warm up:    "World War I was like a _____________ because  _________________-  (complete the simile and explanation). 

    2.  Tape in the following documents to your composition book and add to your Table of Contents as shown on this April 11th chart

    3.  Complete World War I test- you will make this up when you return. 

     

    Homework:    Complete Treaty of Versailles reaction essay- due Monday April 15th!

     

    Friday April 12th

    Learning activity:  Students will begin to create a graphic organizer of the multiple chief causes which led to the Great Depression.

    Schedule: 

    1. Complete warm up: "Some facts that I know about the Great Depression are... (make a bullet point list)

    2.  Turn in your warm ups from April 1st- April 12th! 

    3.  Great Depression learning goal and concept sheet:  Please pre-rate your self on your current understanding of these concepts.

    4.  Great Depression causes assignment-   Note:  You will have to come back to class to get the informational text as I cannot post it online OR you can e-mail me for a copy. 

     

    Homework:    Complete Treaty of Versailles reaction essay- due Monday

     

    Week 2: April 1st- 5th

    Learning goal:  Students will analyze the causes and consequence of World War I.

     

    Monday April 1st  Students will observe propaganda posters of World War I to determine the messages they were sending to the American people. 

     

    Schedule:

      1.  Complete warm up: "What are 3 good habits in life to build?" 

      2.  Tape in the following document to your composition book and add to Table of Contents as shown on this April 1st chart

      3.  World War I study guide- you will have a test next Wednesday April 10th.  Use this to review! 

      4.  Continue World War I notes  using the following propaganda posters power point.

      5.  Respond to the following propaganda poster questions using these World War I propaganda posters.

     

    Homework:  None

     

    Tuesday April 2nd: Students will reflect and respond to questions concerning current events.

     

    Schedule:

      1.  Complete warm up: "What is a helpful test taking strategy you can use as you take AZ Merit this week?"

      2.  View the CNN 10 for April 2nd and respond to the following April 2nd reflection questions- turn these in when you are done!

     

    Homework:  None

     

    Wednesday April 3rd: Students will reflect and respond to a question concerning current events.

     

    Schedule:

      1.  Complete warm up: "What do you think will be one critical action you can take while testing that will help you? 

      2.  View the CNN 10 for April 3rd and respond to one of the following April 3rd reflection questions - turn these in when you are done!

     

    Homework:  None

     

    Thursday April 4th

     

    Schedule:

      1.  No warm up

      2.  View the CNN 10 for April 4th and respond to one of the following April 4th reflection questions - turn these in when you are done!

     

    Homework:  None

     

    Friday April 5th  Students will reflect in writing upon key questions of World War I as they take notes.

     

    Schedule:

      1.  Complete warm up: "What does the right of protest give people the ability to do?  What does the right of protest not give people the ability to do?" 

      2.  Hold onto your warm ups for this week as we will add on next week's warm ups to them (and submit next Friday). 

      3.  Complete the propaganda poster questions using these World War I propaganda postersTurn in when you are done!

      4.  Continue your World War I notes by using this anti-war protest and League of Nations power point.   Respond to the quick write questions on the left hand side of your notes.

     

      Homework:  Complete Sections A and B of World War I study guide- due on Monday.  Note:  You will have a World War I test next Thursday April 11th! 

     

    Week 1:  March 26th- 29th

     

    Learning goal:  Students will analyze the causes and consequence of World War I.

     

    Tuesday March 26thStudents will interact with World War I notes by responding to critical thinking questions about the causes of the war.

     

    Schedule:

      1.  Complete warm up:  "How might you apply the Quote of the week to your life?" 

                              "Just knowing you don't have the answers is a recipe for humility, openness, acceptance, forgiveness, and an eagerness to learn- and these are all  good things."

                                             - Dick Van Dyke

     

     2.  World War I notes attached- please use the following Causes of World War I power point to fill in the definitions and responses for the causes.

     

    3.  Begin causes of World War I critical thinking questions.

     

    Homework:  Complete causes of World War I critical thinking questions.  - due on Thursday March 28th!

     

    Wednesday March 27th:  Students will analyze the ZImmerman Telegram to determine if the United States should have been involved in World War I.

     

    Schedule:

      1.  Complete warm up:  "How might the Industrial Revolution have had an impact or effect on World War I?" 

      2.  Tape in the following document and add to your Table of Contents as shown on this March 27th chart

      3.  Continue World War I notes  using the following Zimmerman Telegram power point

      4  Begin the following Zimmerman Telegram assignment (double sided)

     

    Homework:  Complete causes of World War I critical thinking questions. - due tomorrow

     

    Thursday March 28th  Students will analyze the ZImmerman Telegram to determine if the United States should have been involved in World War I.

     

    Schedule:

      1.  Complete warm up: "What do you think that soldiers would do to remain positive while living in a trench for months at a time?" 

      2.  Historical book assignment and historical book reflection passed out- due on Monday May 20th! 

      3.  Turn in your causes of World War I critical thinking questions when you return to school!

      4.  Complete Zimmerman Telegram assignment (double sided)

      

    Homework:   Choose an historical book for the 4th quarter.

     

    Friday March 29th:  Students will observe propaganda posters of World War I to determine the messages they were sending to the American people.

     

    Schedule:

      1.  Complete warm up:  "In what ways can advertisements and commericals in life affect people?"

      2.  Turn in warm ups for this week. 

      3.  Review over ZImmerman Telegram (1st period only)

      4.  Continue World War I notes  using the following propaganda posters power point.

     

     

    Homework:   Choose an historical book for the 4th quarter.