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November, 2017

  1. APUSH Nov. 27- Dec. 1

    November 17, 2017 by Marcie Gorsuch

    Monday – when we return from the break – 1940s in America and US involvement in WWII, aftermath and the Cold War begins  RQ To start class =Multiple Choice, a few True False and Matching (only time this semester) : Reading quiz over Chap. 25/26 in the FLAG

    IMPORTANT  Over the break –  Work on your  End Of Course study guide which will count as a test grade!! Answer each item on the and read the questions carefully. It is not necessary to write in complete sentences.  This is important and will help you with that 20% grade.  This must be complete by December 6th.  Let me know if you need time after school to work on this or help with any of the items.  

    Also READ chapters 25/26 in your Flag and watch the corresponding crash course videos!

    Tuesday – Post War policy and Cold War begins : Continue reading Ch. 27 in  the Flag at home Korean War, containment, Sputnik,etc.

    Coupon opportunity:   Review the  following topics as you read about them in your Flag and answer these 5 basic questions about each (Who? What? Where? When? Why and How?)  You can earn 10 points (1 coupon) for 2 topics! You can do them all for 30 points (aka.3 coupons).

    A. McCarthyism         B. the launching of Sputnik    C. Tet offensive    D. Camp David Accords    E. NOW           F. Iranian Hostage Crisis

    Wednesday –*Testing Bell schedule for next 3 days (shortened 1st period)  Presidents Truman and Eisenhower video clips; Cold War info covered complete the Early Cold War quiz in class using the information provided. The in class, open note quizzes will take the place of the traditional reading quizzes, although you should continue to read in the Flag text at home.   Homework: Complete the Cold War Crisis packet if you didn’t finish in class and review the terms explained  Watch Crash course #37 and 38 on US in the Cold War.

    Thursday–  Continue reading in the flag  Cold war discussion w/ comparison of 1st and 2nd Red Scare, terminology and impact of television; In class, Complete the U.S Society and Politics from WWII to 1970 quiz in class w/ emphasis on Civil Rights and Social Movements/ Staple the Compare Contrast over Dr. MLK,Jr. Malcolm X to the quiz when completed.    Tonight watch US HistoryCrash Course #39 on Civil Rights

    Friday –  Presidents clip Kennedy, LBJ, Nixon, Ford; Review of Korean War as compare/contrast to Vietnam War  Late Cold War and Modern Politics review with completion of the reading quiz in class.

    OVER THE WEEKEND; Complete and review your EOC study guide and begin reviewing it in preparation for the EOC worth 20% of your grade. Don’t forget that the study guide is a  grade as well.


  2. APUSH Nov. 13-17

    November 10, 2017 by Marcie Gorsuch

    Over the weekend, read Chap 22 in the Flag and watch the Crash course over WWI #30 as identified at the  top of your TAKE  HOME quiz!  Have it ready to turn in at the beginning of class. **RQ**Correction on #21 answer D. should read “resumed unrestricted submarine warfare”.  Begin reading the next chapter once you have completed your Take Home quiz.

    Monday –  Turn in your RQ!  In class we will complete our review of US involvement in the War with culminating with  the Senate rejection of the Treaty of Versailles.

    Tonight read Chapter 23 in the Flag over the 1920’s. (470- 485) You will have a quiz in class on Tuesday and you can use any handwritten notes that you have taken.

    Tuesday-  RQ23 FLAG in class /Presentation of the Roaring Twenties, Republican Presidents, Conflict and the Stock Market Crash in Oct. 1929.  You will have a chronology list for the next few decades.  Be thinking about which group you would like to select for the Decades project. (Individual project presented as a group.) I will let you know more information before the Thanksgiving break and you will have a chance to email me with your first, second and third choice. Listen carefully in class.

    • After school help available! 3:45 – 4: 45

    Make sure that you read over the 1930’s chronology before you read the Chapter 24.   WATCH THE CRASH COURSE ON THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND NEW DEAL.

    Wednesday – Complete the 1920’s if needed and begin  the 1930’s with emphasis on causes of the Great Depression and Presidential response (compare/contrast Hoover  to FDR), Dust Bowl  Take Home Ch.24 Flag.  EOC STUDY GUIDE HANDED OUT DUE ON DEC. 6TH

    Thursday–  You should come to class with your New Deal chart completed.  Reading quiz over Chap. 24 in the FLAG was handed out in class yesterday. It is due tomorrow.  –  In class review 1930’s info. and discuss the 3 goals of the New Deal – Relief, Recovery and Reform

    Friday – Turn in Ch. 24 quiz Unit 7 test over WWI – 1930’s  multiple choice and short answer  No test corrections 

    Monday – when we return from the break – 1940s in America and US involvement in WWII.  MC : Reading quiz over Chap. 25 in the FLAG

    IMPORTANT  Over the break –  Work on your  End Of Course study guide which will count as a test grade!! Answer each item on the and read the questions carefully. It is not necessary to write in complete sentences.  This is important and will help you with that 20% grade.  This must be complete by December 6th.  Let me know if you need time after school to work on this or help with any of the items.  

     


  3. APUSH Nov. 6 – 10

    November 6, 2017 by Marcie Gorsuch

    Monday – We have a few minutes to complete our discussion on American Imperialism and to review the Progressive presidents and legislation.  We will be in the lab for the last 1/2 of class for you to complete your review folder on Imperialism/Progressive Era. *This 4 part folder will be due on Thursday which will be the same day that you will write your Long Essay.   Instructions were on last week’s blog and you were shown samples in class.  Anyone who needs help or extra time at school should make plans to stay after on Monday or Wednesday.

    REMINDERS:  I assume that you watched the crash courses assigned and that you have reviewed your readings handed out last week. Did you complete the reading questions, cartoons and charts related to Progressives?   You had last week to review the historyteacher.net questions relevant to the group projects beginning with #17 few on New South, 18 -25. I may even use some questions from historyteacher.net for the last 2 topics on Imperialism and Progressive Era.

    Tuesday Students have the day off for election day and teachers will have professional learning. 

    Wednesday –   Wear Red, White and Blue today to honor our veterans!  Unit Test in class; Multiple choice only.  I will hand out and  review the Long Essay Grading Rubric.

    Thursday –  Students will be given a copy of the rubric to use as they write the long essay from a menu. We will review some important essay reminders together in class. You will be able to have these on your desk as you write the essay in class.  You will turn in your 4 part folder project.

    Read Chapter 22 US Involvement in WWI in the Flag.  Watch the crash courses which correspond to  WWI. We will concentrate on the last year of the war since American did not join the allies until 1917 and then fighting ends in 1918 with the Treaty in 1919.

    Friday –  We will move on to the information covering American involvement in World War I, and the debate over the Treaty of Versailles.  Complete the  compare/contrast chart over the Spanish American War and World War I, along with a take home reading quiz to complete over the weekend.

     


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