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April 20, 2015

posted Apr 21, 2015, 3:44 PM by Scott Harris   [ updated Apr 21, 2015, 3:48 PM ]

HW/ASSIGNMENTS TURNED IN: none

STARTER: none

WHAT WE DID:  Finished Roots of the Cold War; learned how to Duck and Cover; important Cold War documentary

HANDOUT NAMES: Roots of the Cold War - info and worksheet

HOMEWORK ASSIGNED:  Finish the rest of the Roots of the Cold War worksheet - Due Mon, Apr 27

note: double period today due to testing schedule

April 17, 2015

posted Apr 21, 2015, 3:42 PM by Scott Harris   [ updated Apr 21, 2015, 3:42 PM ]

HW/ASSIGNMENTS TURNED IN: none

STARTER: quiz

WHAT WE DID:  Started Roots of the Cold War

HANDOUT NAMES: Roots of the Cold War - info and worksheet

HOMEWORK ASSIGNED:  none

April 16, 2015

posted Apr 17, 2015, 10:23 AM by Scott Harris   [ updated Apr 17, 2015, 10:23 AM ]

HW/ASSIGNMENTS TURNED IN: none

STARTER: "In WWII, what made the war in The Pacific different from the war in Europe? What was more challenging? What was easier?  What kinds of things must Truman had considered before making the decision to drop the atomic bomb in Japan? Do you support the decision?"

WHAT WE DID:  Finished notes on WWII - The Pacific Theater; debated decisions about the atomic bomb

HANDOUT NAMES: "Decisions about Nuclear Bombs" (available in class)

HOMEWORK ASSIGNED:  none

April 15, 2015

posted Apr 15, 2015, 1:04 PM by Scott Harris   [ updated Apr 17, 2015, 10:21 AM ]

HW/ASSIGNMENTS TURNED IN: Family History Project

STARTER: "Evaluate your Family History Project. How is it? What did you do well? What could be better? What did you learn about your family? What is the most interesting thing about your family? What makes your family unique?"

WHAT WE DID:  Shared Family History Projects

HANDOUT NAMES: none

HOMEWORK ASSIGNED:  none

April 14, 2015

posted Apr 15, 2015, 1:01 PM by Scott Harris   [ updated Apr 15, 2015, 1:01 PM ]

HW/ASSIGNMENTS TURNED IN: Chapter 17 worksheet

STARTER: speeches

WHAT WE DID:  Continued notes on The Pacific Theater (powerpoint); read the rest of "Details on..." readings

HANDOUT NAMES: "Details on..." Pacific War readings (available in class)

HOMEWORK ASSIGNED:  Family History Project due tomorrow

April 13, 2015

posted Apr 13, 2015, 11:31 AM by Scott Harris   [ updated Apr 13, 2015, 11:31 AM ]

HW/ASSIGNMENTS TURNED IN: none

STARTER: "Write everything you remember about World War II"

WHAT WE DID:  Started notes on The Pacific Theater (will be available online soon); read first page of "Details on..." readings

HANDOUT NAMES: "Details on..." Pacific War readings (available in class)

HOMEWORK ASSIGNED:  Chapter 17 worksheet due tomorrow; Family History Project due Wed, April 15

April 3, 2015

posted Apr 3, 2015, 10:23 AM by Scott Harris   [ updated Apr 3, 2015, 10:23 AM ]

HW/ASSIGNMENTS TURNED IN: Chapter 17 worksheet (if complete)

STARTER: none

WHAT WE DID:  Chapter 17 worksheet

HANDOUT NAMES: Chapter 17 worksheet

HOMEWORK ASSIGNED:  Chapter 17 worksheet due Tuesday, April 14; Family History Project due Wed, April 15

April 2, 2015

posted Apr 2, 2015, 9:53 AM by Scott Harris   [ updated Apr 2, 2015, 9:53 AM ]

HW/ASSIGNMENTS TURNED IN: Notes on the Impact of WWII on the Home Front

STARTER: final prep for Presentations

WHAT WE DID:  WWII Home Front News Teams presentations

HANDOUT NAMES: Notes on the Impact of WWII on the Home Front

HOMEWORK ASSIGNED:  Family History Project due Wed, April 15

April 1, 2015

posted Apr 1, 2015, 12:05 PM by Scott Harris   [ updated Apr 2, 2015, 9:50 AM ]

HW/ASSIGNMENTS TURNED IN: Family History Project (early extra credit)

STARTER: "Describe one aspect of the home front during World War II."

WHAT WE DID:  Finish preparing WWII Home Front News Teams (present tomorrow); Look at the US in WWII in Europe

HANDOUT NAMES: News Team directions and information (available in class)

HOMEWORK ASSIGNED:  Family History Project due Wed, April 15

March 31, 2015

posted Apr 1, 2015, 12:03 PM by Scott Harris   [ updated Apr 1, 2015, 12:07 PM ]

HW/ASSIGNMENTS TURNED IN: none

STARTER: Speeches

WHAT WE DID:  Continue WWII Home Front News Teams

HANDOUT NAMES: News Team directions and information (available in class)

HOMEWORK ASSIGNED:  Work on your Family History Project (due dates) - Due TOMORROW for early extra credit

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