• Week 3 (January 21st- 24th)

    Learning goal:  Students will make a specific claim answering the compelling question that is supported by relevant evidence from 
        historical sources.

    Tuesday January 21st: Students will complete a small essay, justifing the causes of World War I.

    Schedule: 

          1.  Complete warm up:  "What are some major ideas that the Quote of the week is seeking to tell us?"

                                  ("Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."-  Martin Luther King) 

          2.  Complete small essay on causes of World War I on the causes of World War I that you were given on Friday.   This should be turned in by this Thursday January 23rd!      Talk to Mr. Kennedy if you have any questions about this.

          3.  Complete World War I weapons notes using this World War I technology power point.

    Homework:  Complete small essay on causes of World War I- due on Thursday January 23rd! 

     

    Wednesday January 22nd: Students will analyze the Zimmerman Telegram to determine why the U.S. entered World War I.

    Schedule: 

          1.  Complete warm up: "If the U.S. was on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean from the war, why might they choose to get involved in it?"   

          2.  Tape in the following document to your composition book and add to Table of Contents as shown on this January 22nd chart.

          3.  Complete trenches section of World War I weapons notes- Note:  Complete the pre-version before viewing this trenches of war video and complete the post-version after.

          4.   U.S. intervention in the war notes- we will attach this into your composition book eventually.  Use the U.S. involvement power point to fill this in.

          5.  Complete Zimmerman Telegram assignment.

    Homework:  Complete small essay on causes of World War I- due tomorrow! 

     

    Thursday January 23rd:  Students will analyze the Zimmerman Telegram to determine why the U.S. entered World War I.

    Schedule: 

          1.  Complete warm up:  "Besides the threat of being killed, what are two other difficult challenges that soliders would face?"

          2.  Tape in the following document to your composition book and add to Table of Contents as shown on this January 23rd chart.

          3. 5th period students onlyU.S. intervention in the war notes.   Use the U.S. involvement power point to fill this in.    If you are in 1st, 3rd, or 4th period, we have already completed these.

    1. Zimmerman Telegram  Please do the following with it:

                   a.  Read it through one time without any highlighting or underlining.

                   b.  Read it through a second time and highlight or underline key words or small phrases that indicate major points the telegram is seeking to share.  (Note:  This is a telegram that Germany sent to Mexico.) 

                  c.  Respond in complete sentences to the analysis questions on the back side of the handout.

                  d.Turn in when you are done- make sure your name is on it!   

     

    Homework:  None

     

    Friday January 24th:  Students will analyze World War I propaganda posters to determine the message they are seeking to communicate.

    Schedule: 

          1.  No warm up today:- please turn in your warm ups for this week when you return!

          2.  Turn in your Zimmerman Telegram assignment from yesterday- make sure your name is on it!

          3.    Fill in your U.S. intervention in the war notes using this Selective Service and propaganda power point.   

          4.  Complete the folllowing propaganda analysis questions using these World War I poster imagesNote:   The first image is not to be analyzed by the questions; it is just an example.  The questions start with the image of the sailor and then go on sequentially from there.

         5.  Turn in the propaganda analysis questions.

     

    Homework:  Complete all late and missing work- due next Friday January 31st! 

     

     

     

     

    Week 2 (January 13th- 17th) 

    Learning goal:  Students will make a specific claim answering the compelling question that is supported by relevant evidence from 
        historical sources.

    Monday January 13th: Students will analyze document based questions to investigate the causes of World War I.

    Schedule: 

      1.  Complete warm up:   What are the results that can happen when people "think and act for themselves"?   (taken from quote of the week below)

                                Quote of the week= "Students must have initiative.  They should not be mere imitators.  They must learn to think and act for themselves- and be free."  (Cesar Chavez)

      2.  Quarter 3 road map- please complete the 1st response under Supporting question #1- "What were the causes and consequences of World War I?" (Do not worry if you don't know much at this point; just write what knowledge you already have about what caused World War I and what results came from it.)  

      3.  Document based questions of causes of World War I- Complete Document A. (Note:  I cannot post this online; please e-mail me to get a copy of it.) 

    Homework:  Complete current event- due Wednesday January 15th

     

    Tuesday  January 14th: Students will analyze document based questions to investigate the causes of World War I.

    Schedule: 

      1.  Complete warm up:   "On a scale of 1-10 (with 1 being low and 10 being high), how much of an impact would alliances have upon causing a war?  Explain." 

      2.  Tape in the following document to your composition book and add to Table of Contents as shown on this January 14th chart.

      3.  Document based questions of causes of World War I- Complete Document A and B.  (Note:  I cannot post this online; (please e-mail me!) to get a copy of it.) 

    Homework:  Complete current event- due tomorrow

     

    Wednesday January 15th: Students will analyze document based questions to investigate the causes of World War I.

    Schedule: 

      1.  Complete warm up:  "Should the United States have alliances with other countries today?  Why or why not? 

      2.  Turn in current event when you return (due today) 

      3.  Document based questions of causes of World War I- Complete Document C - (Note:  I cannot post this online; (please e-mail me!) to get a copy of it.) 

     

    Homework:  None

     

    Thursday January 16th: Students will examine a speech, determining its connection to militarism as a cause of World War I. 

    Schedule: 

      1.  Complete warm up:  "What is one observation and one inference you can make from this following image?"  (Note:  You will have to get the image when you return to class.)  

      2.  Document based questions of causes of World War I- Complete Document D - (Note:  I cannot post this online; (please e-mail me!) to get a copy of it.) 

     

    Homework:   Complete Documents A-D of causes of World War I- due tomorrow!

     

    Friday January 17th: Students will begin to write a small essay justifying the causes of World War I.

    Schedule: 

      1.  Complete warm up: "When you think of the life of Martin Luther King Jr, what adjectives or other vocabulary terms come to mind?" Why?"

      2.  Turn in warm ups for this week.

      3.  Turn in document  based questions (A-D) on causes of World War I. 

      4.  Complete the following 5 causes of war notes, using this MANIA power point.

      5.  Complete percentage activity (at the bottom of 5 causes of war notes)

      6.  Begin small essay on causes of World War I- we will finish this up in class on Tuesday.

     

    Homework:   None

     

     

     

    Week 1 (January 7th- 10th) 

    Learning goal:  Students will make a specific claim answering the compelling question that is supported by relevant evidence from 
        historical sources.

    Tuesday January 7th: Students will participate in an encouraging team building activity to build classroom community.

    Schedule: 

      1.  Complete warm up:   "What is a phrase that stands out to you in this quote?    Why?" 

                                                ("How would your life be different if...You walked away from Gossip and verbal defamation?  Let today be the day...You speak only the good you know of other people and encourage others to do the same."-  Steve Maraboli) 

      2.  Clean out all excess social studies materials in your folder from last quarter.

      3.  Complete clock partner activity.  Note:  You will receive one of these when you return.

      4.  Team building activity.   Note:  You do not need to worry about completing this activity. 

     

    Homework:  None

     

    Wednesday January 8th: Students will examine maps to understand the spread of global imperialism. 

    Schedule: 

      1.  Complete warm up:   "How would you define what an empire is?   Would you consider the idea of empires to be positive or negative?  Why?"

      2.  Complete the following global imperialism map questions using the set of maps provided for you in class.  (Note:  I cannot post the maps online; you will have to get caught up on this segment when you return to class.)  

     Homework:  Complete current event- due Wednesday January 15th

     

    Thursday January 9th: Students will examine maps to understand the spread of global imperialism. 

    Schedule: 

      1.  Complete warm up:  "In your opinion, does imperialism still occur in the world today?  Why or why not?"

      2.  Continue the following global imperialism map questions using the set of maps provided for you in class.  (Note:  I cannot post the maps online; please e-mail me if you would like a copy of them.) 

      Homework:  Complete current event- due Wednesday January 15th

     

    Friday January 10th: Students will discuss the impact of global imperialism that students examined on various maps. 

    Schedule: 

      1.  No warm up today

      2.  Turn in your warm ups for this week when you return. 

      3.  Complete the following global imperialism map questions using the set of maps provided for you in class.  (Note:  I cannot post the maps online; please e-mail me if you would like a copy of them.)    Note:  These questions need to be turned in when you return!

     Homework:  Complete current event- due Wednesday January 15th