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Twas the Night before the Unit 2 Test

Are you ready?  We will have our Unit 2 Part 2 test tomorrow…Friday, the first day of December!

Groups shared the Cold War newspaper and looked for the cause/effect relationships.


We watched the November 30th episode of CNN News in 10 today.  Warm-up #9 is due tomorrow.

EXTRA CREDIT!  Who said “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!”?  Print the blog out, answer the question, and have a parent sign for 2 points added to your test.

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The Unit 2 Part B test is on Friday.  Warm-up #9 is due Friday (we will watch CNN News on Thursday).

Today all classes finished the Cold War front page and began the “Coffee House” museum walk.

Have a great night!

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Back in the swing….

Warm-Up #9 is due on Friday.  I have changed our test until Dec. 1 (Friday) to give us more time to complete the activities in class.  We will have a portion of the time tomorrow to complete the Cold War/Berlin Wall front page.


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Welcome Back!

Boy, that was quick!

All classes read, annotated, and summarized the last section of the teacher notes for Unit 2.  Our topic is Cold War and Berlin Wall.  Groups began creating a newspaper front page regarding the time period.

The Unit 2 Part B test is on Thursday.  You already have the study guide!  Don’t wait until the last minute to prepare!  Homework:  Study!

Warm-up #9 is due on Friday.


Test is being moved to Friday, Dec. 1.

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Thankful for you my lil’ turkies!

We completed our study of the Heroes of the Holocaust today and began creating a commemorative stamp to honor those who resisted injustice!  See Parent Vu if you were absent to download the resource. If you did not finish in class, this is homework.  Should not take very long to “polish” as we worked in class.

Warm-Up #8 was turned in as well.

I hope you have a very safe Thanksgiving and take time to reflect on the many things for which to be grateful!

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One Day more…..

Classes (mostly) continued out Heroes of the Holocaust notes.  We also watched the November 13th episode of CNN in 10.  If absent, you are able to watch from home to do the warm-up.  Warm-up #8 will be collected tomorrow.

Test Unit 2, Part 2 will be on November 30.  On Wednesday we organized materials and began working on the study guide.  Feel free to make arrangements with me before school to help you get caught up if you were absent yesterday.

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Happy Wednesday?

All blocks began organizing and completing the study guide for our test on Nov. 30th!  This is Unit 2 Part 2.  We also color coded the standards and warm-ups!

Today we took notes as we learned about Heroes of the Holocaust.  Warm-up #8 will be due on Friday (CNN News is tomorrow).

Progress updates are available tomorrow via Synergy/Parent Vu-no hard copies will be sent home.

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Happy Show What You Know Day!

All classes took the Unit 2 Part 1 test today.

After the test:  Students were given an article on the building of the Berlin Wall.  See expectations below:

Blocks 1 and 2:  Purpose for reading:  Economic and Political importance of the wall.  Each section summarize in 7-10 words, answer 3 questions on back.  Due on Wednesday.

Blocks 3, 4, and 5:  Purpose for reading:  How does the relationship between the allies change after WWII?.  Each section summarize in 7-10 words, answer questions on back.  Due on Wednesday.

Thankful for days that show off your smarts!

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Monday-countdown is on!

All classes looked at events leading to WWII…the perfect storm.  We completed the “Oh No, Not Another War” organizer

Part one code: 688233

Part two code: 763885

Act fast! Only open to 7pm!

Extra Credit?  Print this blog, get it signed and answer this question:  Who was Chuine Sugihara and what did he do to help the Jews of Lithuania?

Our test will be tomorrow November 14th!  Unit 2 Part 1.

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Happy Friday Friends!

Test on Tuesday, November 14th!  Unit 2 Part 1!  Study a topic at a time….DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE NIGHT BEFORE!  Remember a revised PEEL paragraph can be used for the extended response portion of the test!

All blocks saw the result of the mock election we did in class yesterday….interesting!  Perhaps we have a better understanding of how Hitler gained the support of the German people!

Homework?  Did I mention we have a test on Tuesday?  Progress reports are next week…anything you need to take care of?

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