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May 21-25

posted May 23, 2012, 8:51 AM by Shanna Gagnon

Monday, May 21
Due: Research Paper - Outline
CLASS: Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Bill & Ted's Movie Review
HW: Bill & Ted's Movie Review (Due Tuesday 5/22), Rest!!!

Tuesday, May 22
Due: Bill & Ted's Movie Review
CLASS: Writing Center - Research Paper - 1st Draft
HW: Research Paper - 1st Draft (Due Tuesday 5/29)

Wednesday, May 23
CLASS: Writing Center - Research Paper - 1st Draft
HW: Research Paper - 1st Draft (Due Tuesday 5/29)

Thursday, May 24
CLASS: Writing Center - Research Paper - 1st Draft
HW: Research Paper - 1st Draft (Due Tuesday 5/29)

Friday, May 25
CLASS: Research Paper - Edit Process, Schindler's List
HW: Research Paper - 1st Draft (Due Tuesday 5/29)

May 14-18

posted May 14, 2012, 8:19 AM by Shanna Gagnon   [ updated May 23, 2012, 8:42 AM ]

Monday, May 14
CLASS: Writing Center - Research Paper
HW: Research Paper - 2 Source Cards, 10 Note Cards (Due Tuesday 5/15)

Tuesday, May 15
Due: Research Paper - 2 Source Cards, 10 Note Cards
CLASS: Research Paper - Thesis Statement, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
HW: Research Paper - Thesis Statement (Due Wednesday 5/16)

Wednesday, May 16
Due: Research Paper - Thesis Statement
CLASS: Research Paper - 2 Source Cards, 10 Note Cards;  Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
HW: Research Paper - 2 Source Cards, 10 Note Cards (Due Friday 5/18)

Thursday, May 17
CLASS: Writing Center - Research Paper 
HW: Research Paper - 2 Source Cards, 10 Note Cards (Due Friday 5/18)

Friday, May 18
Due: Research Paper - 2 Source Cards, 10 Note Cards
CLASS: Research Paper - Outline
HW: Research Paper - Outline (Due Monday 5/21)

May 7-11: WWII Films, Research Paper

posted May 7, 2012, 12:43 PM by Shanna Gagnon   [ updated May 8, 2012, 9:31 AM ]

Monday, May 7
CLASS: Writing Center - Pick Paper Topics
HW: Paper - Topic (Due Tuesday), Paper - Parent Signature (Due Tuesday)

Tuesday, May 8
Due: Paper Topic, Paper Parent Signature
CLASS: Saving Private Ryan
HW: Paper - 24 Note Cards  (Due Thursday)

Wednesday, May 9
CLASS: Saving Private Ryan, Review Research Paper Note Card Requirement
HW: Paper - 24 Note Cards (Due Thursday)

Thursday, May 10
Due: Paper - 24 Note Cards
CLASS: Writing Center - Start Research & Note Cards (2 Sources, 10 Note Cards)
HW: Paper - Work on Note Cards - 2 Sources + 10 Note Cards (Due Tuesday, 5/15)

Friday, May 11
CLASS: Schindler's List
HW: Paper - Work on Note Cards - 2 Sources + 10 Note Cards (Due Tuesday, 5/15)

Objectives:
  1. View WWII films on the events that occurred during D-Day and the Battle of Stalingrad and discuss how accurately the events are portrayed on film.
  2. Review instructions and timeline for the end of year research paper.
  3. Review requirements for the note card portion of the end of year research paper.
  4. Select topics for end of year research paper.
  5. Review research paper timeline and requirements with parents.
  6. Begin research and first set of note cards.
Standards:
  1. 10.8.5 Analyze the Nazi policy of pursuing racial purity, especially against the European Jews; its transformation into the Final Solution; and the Holocaust that resulted in the murder of six million Jewish civilians.
  2. 10.8.6 Discuss the human costs of the war, with particular attention to the civilian and military losses in Russia, Germany, Britain, the United States, China, and Japan.

April 30-May 4: STAR Testing, WWII Films, Research Paper

posted May 2, 2012, 8:36 AM by Shanna Gagnon   [ updated May 2, 2012, 8:41 AM ]

Monday, April 30
Due: Movie Consent Form, WWII & Cold War Packet
CLASS: STAR Test Review
HW: None

Tuesday, May 1
**No class due to STAR Testing Schedule.**

Wednesday, May 2
Due: Movie Consent Form
CLASS: WWII Films - Saving Private Ryan, Enemy at the Gate
HW: None

Thursday, May 3
**No class due to STAR Testing Schedule.**

Friday, May 4
CLASS: WWII Films - Schindler's List, Research Paper - Introduction
HW: None

Objectives:
  1. Review for the Modern World STAR test through review games (trivia, 1 v. 100, charades, etc.).
  2. View WWII films on the events that occurred during D-Day and the Battle of Stalingrad and discuss how accurately the events are portrayed on film.
  3. Review instructions and timeline for the end of year research paper.
  4. Review requirements for the note card portion of the end of year research paper.
Standards:
  1. 10.8.5 Analyze the Nazi policy of pursuing racial purity, especially against the European Jews; its transformation into the Final Solution; and the Holocaust that resulted in the murder of six million Jewish civilians.
  2. 10.8.6 Discuss the human costs of the war, with particular attention to the civilian and military losses in Russia, Germany, Britain, the United States, China, and Japan.

April 23-27 Holocaust, Cold War, STAR Review

posted Apr 21, 2012, 6:09 PM by Shanna Gagnon   [ updated Apr 26, 2012, 2:20 PM ]

Monday, April 23
CLASS: Grades Due at Midnight, Pass Back Papers, Standards Review, Holocaust, Cold War - Start HW in Class if Time
HW: Cold War Homework (Due Tuesday), Movie Approval Form (Due Friday)

Tuesday, April 24
Due: Cold War 16.1 Homework
CLASS: Review Cold War Homework, Communists Take Power in China Notes
HW: Korean War & Vietnam War Homework (Due Wednesday), Movie Approval Form (Due Friday)

Wednesday, April 25
Due: Korean War & Vietnam War Homework
CLASS: Review Korean War & Vietnam War Homework, The Cold War Divides the World & The Cold War Thaws Notes, Put Together & Turn In WWII Packet, Write Questions for Vietnam Veteran Interview
HW: Movie Approval Form (Due Friday)

Thursday, April 26
CLASS: Finish Standards Review Packet,  STAR Test Review - Key Terms Packet, STAR Test Review - Trivia Day, Pass Out STAR Testing Schedule
HW: Movie Approval Form (Due Friday), WWII & Cold War Packet (Due Friday)

Friday, April 27
**Rally - 45 Minute Periods**
Due: WWII & Cold War Packet, Movie Approval Form
CLASS: Vietnam Veteran Interview Share Out, STAR Test Review - Flyswatter Game, Remember to Turn in Packets!
HW: Rest and get ready for testing week!  :)

Objectives:
  1. Complete and review released CST questions in preparation for testing.
  2. Discuss and reflect on the Holocaust while taking notes and viewing primary and secondary source documents such as photographs, personal stories and videos.
  3. Draw pictures to represent the major actions and policies that led to the Cold War (Truman Policy, Marshall Plan, NATO, Containment, Brinkmanship, Sputnik, H-Bomb).
  4. Analyze how specific actions and policies led to the Cold War (Truman Policy, Marshall Plan, NATO, Containment, Brinkmanship, Sputnik, H-Bomb).
  5. Read and analyze the US involvement in the Korean & Vietnam Wars.
  6. Play trivia and vocabulary review games in preparation for STAR testing.
  7. Write questions for an interview with a Vietnam veteran as a class.
  8. Share out answers from the Vietnam veteran interview.
  9. Answer trivia questions on course content in preparation for STAR testing.
  10. Review vocabulary in a flyswatter game in preparation for STAR testing.
Standards:

  • 10.8.5 Analyze the Nazi policy of pursuing racial purity, especially against the European Jews; its transformation into the Final Solution; and the Holocaust that resulted in the murder of six million Jewish civilians.
  • 10.8.6 Discuss the human costs of the war, with particular attention to the civilian and military losses in Russia, Germany, Britain, the United States, China and Japan.
  • 10.9.1 Compare the economic and military power shifts caused by the war, including the Yalta Pact, the development of nuclear weapons, Soviet control over Eastern European nations, and the economic recoveries of Germany and Japan.
  • 10.9.2 Analyze the causes of the Cold War, with the free world on one side and Soviet client states on the other, including competition for influence in such places as Egypt, the Congo, Vietnam, and Chile.
  • 10.9.3 Understand the importance of the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan, which established the pattern for America's postwar policy of supplying economic and military aid to prevent the spread of Communism and the resulting economic and political competition in the arenas such as Southeast Asia (i.e., the Korean War, Vietnam War), Cuba, and Africa.
  • 10.9.4 Analyze the Chinese Civil War, the rise of Mao Tse-tung, and the subsequent political and economic upheavals in China (e.g. the Great Leap Forward, the Cultural Revolution, and the Tiananmen Square uprising).
  • 10.9.5 Describe the uprisings in Poland (1952), Hungary (1956), and Czechoslovakia (1968) and those countries' resurgence in the 1970s and 1980s as people in Soviet satellites sought freedom from Soviet control.
  • 10.9.7 Analyze the reasons for the collapse of the Soviet Union, including the weakness of the command economy, burdens of military commitments, and growing resistance to Soviet rule by dissidents in satellite states and the non-Russian Soviet republics.

April 16-20

posted Apr 10, 2012, 2:34 PM by Shanna Gagnon   [ updated Apr 21, 2012, 5:38 PM ]

Monday, April 16
CLASS: Hello again!, Standards Review, Where Did You Leave Off? Brainstorm, WWII TCI Activity - Begin
HW: None

Tuesday, April 17
CLASS: New Seating Chart, Standards Review, Check Your Grades!, Class Norms, WWII TCI Activity - Continue
HW: None

Wednesday, April 18
CLASS: Standards Review, WWII TCI Activity - Finish
HW: WWII Map Activity (Due Thursday)

Thursday, April 19
**National Holocaust Remembrance Day**
Due: WWII Map Activity
CLASS: Standards Review,  Check off WWII Map Part I, Finish WWII Map Part II, WWII Support Notes-Start
HW: Holocaust Reflection

Friday, April 20
Due: Holocaust Reflection
CLASS: Standards Review, Check off Holocaust Reflection, WWII Support Notes-Finish
HW: None

Objectives: 
Students will be able to...
  1. Discuss the key leaders and political environment that existed in the world prior to the start of WWII.
  2. Predict how non-Axis countries responded to key events that led up to and ultimately caused WWII.
  3. Complete and review standards multiple choice questions in preparation for the STAR exam.
  4. Read summaries of and complete a map of key events during WWII.
  5. Create a map of WWII that traces key battles and the ultimate outcome of WWII.
  6. Construct a timeline of key WWII events.
  7. Watch videos on key WWII terms and events such as blitzkreig, kamikaze, wartime propaganda, D-Day and more.
  8. Write a reflection on the Holocaust based on the quote by Martin Niemoeller "In Germany they came first for the communists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a communist.  Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew.  Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a trade unionist.  Then they came for the Catholics, and I didn't speak up because I was a Protestant.  Then they came for me, and by that time no one was left to speak up."
Standards:
  • 10.7.3 Analyze the rise, aggression, and human costs of totalitarian regimes (Fascist and Communist) in Germany, Italy and the Soviet Union, noting especially their common and dissimilar traits.
  • 10.8.3 Identify and located the Allied and Axis powers on a map and discuss the major turning points of the war, the principal theaters of conflict, key strategic decisions, and the resulting war conferences and political resolutions, with emphasis on the importance of geographic factos.
  • 10.8.4 Describe the political, diplomatic, and military leaders during the war (e.g., Winston Churchill, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Emperor Hirohito, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Joseph Stalin, Douglas MacArthur, Dwight Eisenhower).
  • 10.8.5 Analyze the Nazi policy of pursuing racial purity, especially against the European Jews; its transformation into the Final Solution; and the Holocaust that resulted in the murder of six million Jewish civilians.
  • 10.8.6 Discuss the human costs of the war, with particular attention to the civilian and military losses in Russia, Germany, Britain, the United States, China and Japan.
  • 10.9.1 Compare the economic and military power shifts caused by the war, including the Yalta Pact, the development of nuclear weapons, Soviet control over Eastern European nations, and the economic recoveries of Germany and Japan.

Week 16: December 12-16

posted Nov 7, 2011, 10:10 AM by Shanna Gagnon   [ updated Dec 15, 2011, 3:48 PM ]

Monday, December 12
CLASS: Romanticism - Continue
HW: Finish Romanticism Presentations (DUE TUESDAY)

Tuesday, December 13

Due: Romanticism Presentations
CLASS: Romanticism Presentations
HW: Study for Unit 5 Test (THURSDAY)
 
Wednesday, December 14
CLASS: Romanticism Presentations - Finish, Review for Unit 5 Test
HW: Study for Unit 5 Test (THURSDAY)
 
Thursday, December 15
CLASS: Unit 5 Test
HW: Unit 5 Packet (DUE FRIDAY)

Friday, December 16
**Minimum Day**
Due: Unit 5 Packet
CLASS: Review Grades, Goodbyes & Transition
HW: Enjoy winter break!!

Week 15: December 5-9

posted Nov 7, 2011, 10:09 AM by Shanna Gagnon   [ updated Dec 9, 2011, 9:52 AM ]

Monday, December 5
Due: Napoleon Timeline
CLASS: Napoleon's Empire Collapses - Visual Timeline (DUE WEDNESDAY)
HW: Napoleon's Empire Collapses - Visual Timeline (DUE WEDNESDAY)
 
Tuesday, December 6
CLASS: Review Napoleon Timelines (PI & PII)
HW: Napoleon's Empire Collapses - Visual Timeline (DUE WEDNESDAY)
 
Wednesday, December 7
CLASS: The Congress of Vienna Notes, Latin American Revolutions - Start
HW: Latin American Revolutions Handout (DUE THURSDAY)
 
Thursday, December 8
Due: Latin American Revolutions Handout
CLASS: Latin American Revolutions - Finish, Interactive Map of Europe Activity, European Travel Experiences
HW: None
 
Friday, December 9
CLASS: Europe Faces (More) Revolutions Prezi (http://prezi.com/xiof6z5hrows/copy-of-europe-faces-revolution/), Romanticism - Start
HW: Work on Romanticism Presentation (DUE TUESDAY)

Week 14: November 28-December 2

posted Nov 7, 2011, 10:07 AM by Shanna Gagnon   [ updated Dec 4, 2011, 8:11 PM ]

Monday, November 28
CLASS: Welcome Back, Grade Update, Unit 3 Test Update, Timed Write Update, Overview of Next 3 Weeks, Glorious Rev-American Rev-French Rev Review Questions, Study Guide & Packet Guide
HW: Study - Glorious Revolution, American Revolution, French Revolution (SHORT ANSWER TEST TUESDAY, MULTIPLE CHOICE-MATCHING-TRUE/FALSE TEST WEDNESDAY)
 
Tuesday, November 29
CLASS: 1st 1/2 = Review Glorious Rev-American Rev-French Rev, 2nd 1/2 = Short Answer Glorious Rev-American Rev-French Rev Test PART I
HW: Study - Glorious Rev, American Rev, French Rev (MULTIPLE CHOICE-MATCHING-TRUE/FALSE TEST WEDNESDAY)
 
Wednesday, November 30
 **Minimum Day**
CLASS: Multiple Choice-Matching-True/False Glorious Rev, American Rev, French Rev Test PART II
HW: Unit 4 Packet (DUE THURSDAY)
 
Thursday, December 1
Due: Unit 4 Packet 
CLASS: Nationalism
HW: None
 
Friday, December 2
CLASS: Guest Teacher - Mr. Schoenberger - Napoleon Part I
HW: Napoleon Part I Timeline (DUE MONDAY)

Week 13: November 14-18

posted Nov 7, 2011, 10:03 AM by Shanna Gagnon   [ updated Nov 14, 2011, 3:41 PM ]

Monday, November 14
Due: Movie Review Extra Credit
CLASS: American Revolution Mural Posters
HW: French Revolution Timeline Part I

Tuesday, November 15
Due: French Revolution Timeline Part I
CLASS: Review French Revolution Timeline Part I, Notes - French Revolution Part II
HW: None
 
Wednesday, November 16
CLASS: French Revolution Mural Posters, Grade Update
HW: None
 
Thursday, November 17
CLASS: Compare & Contrast Revolutions Outline (G.R. v. A.R. v. F.R.)
HW: Finish Outline (If Needed)
 
Friday, November 18
Due: Compare & Contrast Revolutions Outline (G.R. v. A.R. v. F.R.)
CLASS: Compare & Contrast Revolutions Timed Write
HW: None - Happy Thanksgiving!!!

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