Monthly Archives: April 2016

April 25-29

Monday– Civil Rights Movement lesson, students create an illustrated timeline on important events from the Civil Rights Movement

*refer to quizlet “Civil Rights Movement”

Civil Rights Movement matching

Tuesday– Review Civil Rights Movement, discussion questions Selma

Wednesday- Civil Rights Movement Quiz, discussion questions Selma

April 18-22

Monday- The Story of Anne Frank

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday- World War II and the Holocaust project

World War II and the Holocaust project rubric

World War II and the Holocaust Project

Helpful websites for the World War II and Holocaust project!

Anne Frank:

http://www.annefrankguide.com/en-GB/default.asp?resetculture=1&showsplash=1

Children and the Holocaust

https://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/people/children.htm

Could another Holocaust happen?

http://www.debate.org/opinions/could-another-holocaust-happen

Prejudice and Racism

http://www.understandingprejudice.org/links/racnow.htm

 

 

 

April 18-22

Monday- Start the Cold War, analyze the ideological differences between the U.S. and Soviet Union

Tuesday- Cold War Key Vocabulary reading, finish U.S. vs. Soviet Union poster

standards 20ab

Wednesday– Cold war and events in Cuba, Cuban Missile Crisis simulation and Cuba student choice assignment

standards 20cde – Copy

Cuba and Vietnam

Thursday- Vietnam, Space Race, finish events in Cuba assignment

Friday- Cold War Quiz and Standard 21 guided reading (post WWII boom)

jigsaw 21

 

 

 

 

April 11-15

Monday- Causes of World War II guided reading and alliances map

Pearl Harbor one-pager and video clip

Treaty of Versailles Political Cartoon Analysis

Intro WWII Forum Lecture

Causes of World War II brief overview of causes

Tuesday– Major Events of World War II

Can you match the major event with the

Wednesday- U.S. mobilizes for war

Mobilization opener

Quiz over World War II on Friday!  Notebook due!  Don’t forget the World War II quizlet!

Thursday– Atomic bomb lesson

Friday– World War II quiz

 

 

April 11-15

Monday and Tuesday- Introduction to World War II

Causes of World War II guided reading and alliances map

Fighting words activity

Treaty of Versailles Political Cartoon Analysis

Intro WWII Forum Lecture

fighting words redone

Causes of World War II brief overview of causes

Wednesday– Holocaust lesson

Introduction to the Holocaust

Holocaust review

Thursday- Holocaust Fact or Opinion, Holocaust writing assignment using key vocabulary, Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Holocaust Writing Assignment

Holocaust fact or opinion