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US History Unit 7

 Date Objective Activities Homework
 5/10Students will be able to identify America's roles in World War II and describe how and why the United States abandoned its isolation and joined the war.
  1. Introduction: Entry 79: How might involvement in a large scale war, like World War II, change America in the aftermath?
  2. Unit 7, Chapter 24 Notes
  3. America Moves Towards War (Google Classroom Assignment covering information from Chapter 24, Section 4)
  4. Closure

 5/12Students will identify and discuss the actions of the American government during World War II that would help lead to Allied victory.
  1. Introduction: Entry 80: Read the arguments regarding the Atomic Bomb on page 791. Did the United State make the right choice when deciding to use the Atom Bomb?
  2. Crash Course US History: WWII Part 1Crash Course US History: WWII Part 2
  3. Unit 7, Chapter 25 Notes
  4. Digital Portfolio Assignment
  5. Closure
 Digital Portfolio Assignment due next Thursday
 5/19 Students will identify the causes of the Cold War and describe how the Cold War impacted Americans.
  1. Introduction: Crash Course US History: Cold War #37
  2. Unit 7 Chapter 26 Notes: Students will Review the Notes and discuss the actions of WWII that caused the start of the Cold War.
  3. Dwight D. Eisenhower's Statment on the U-2 Incident: Students will read this document to better understad the significance of the U-2 Incident and discuss the questions included at the bottom of the document.
  4. Closure
 
 5/23 Students will identify the causes of the Cold War and describe how the Cold War impacted Americans.
  1. Introduction: Discussion of the past 50 years in the History (1900-1950)
  2. The Century: America's Time - 1946-1952: Best Years
  3. Semester II Review
  4. Check Digital Porfolios