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Back to Germany

We have gone back to Germany to see what has been happening while we were in Russia!

Block 1 and 5:  Rise of Nazism webquest Link 1 and Link 2.  We will continue the activity Wednesday and Thursday.

Block 2, 3, and 4:  Students watched a BrainPop about Adolf Hitler and read a summary of the Rise of nazism.  As groups finished, they began a web quest.  Write a 5-7 word summary for each of the pages you read.  Use your own paper for that.

Propaganda linkLook at 5 of the posters located on the link.  Choose ONE to answer the questions:

  1. What is the overall message behind the poster?
  2. How did the Nazis draw upon the emotions of the viewer? The logic and intelligence of the viewer?
  3. How did the poster portray Nazis? German citizens? Jewish individuals?

Our Unit 2 test will be on Dec. 6th.  Sounds far away doesn’t it?!?!  Don’t let that fool you!  Never too soon to start reviewing!  Topics so far:  Russian Revolution, Treaty of Versailles, and now, the Rise of Nazism.

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Rainy Daze and Monday!

All classes participated in a Mock Election as we prepare for our stop in Germany Post-WWI tomorrow.  Our winner will be introduced tomorrow!

All classes took a Discovery Ticket today over the Russian Revolution as we prepare to leave the now Soviet Union….we will return though!

Discovery Ticket grades are in Synergy.  You may have heard me mention friends that no homework is a perfect time to spend 10-15 minutes reviewing material.  Look over notes, organize materials, talk about the lessons with a friend or parent.

Warm-Up #13 will be due on Friday!

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It’s good to be the King….or is it?!?!?

We continue down the road to Revolution!  Today we began to understand why the Russian people might have a problem with the way the government was being managed AND those eggs!

No homework!

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Today we met the Romanovs!  What was so awful that the Russian people wanted a new form of government?  We will find out as the week goes by.  No homework!

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Remind the adults in your life…VOTE!

Due on WednesdayREVISED (use your revision sheet in your REFERENCE section) rough draft of the paragraph “How does the Versailles Treaty help cause World War II?”

Absent on Monday?  No problem…download the PEEL organizer here. PEEL organizer ToV-1k9vh95 

You can write your rough draft on a piece of notebook paper.  You may want to skip lines to allow for revisions.

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Fall Friday!

Block 1:  FInish the document C analysis and analysis sheet-you will take the DBQ assessment using Doc D on Monday

Blocks 2, 3, 4, and 5:  You took the assessment today.  If finished during class, you turned it in.  You have an opportunity to finish it over the weekend if needed.

Remember:  this is serving as your DBQ process learning evidence.

CNN News in 10


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Where did the week go?

Block 1:  complete Doc B analysis sheet

Block 2, 3, 4 and 5:  complete Doc C analysis sheet

On Friday, ALL classes will have an assessment on the DBQ analysis process as we look at Doc D.  This will be a test grade.  Warm-up #12 will be due as well!

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Happy Halloween Boos and Ghouls!

Today students analyzed Document B-a German political cartoon.  If you did not complete the document analysis sheet (in the back of the packet).  Tomorrow…it’s all about the money!

PLEASE be safe tonight-look both ways and give your teacher unwanted tootsie rolls.

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Is all technology good?

Classes watched a video today on the weapon technology developed during WWI.  This will provide background as we look at the German military loss after the Treaty of Versailles.  Block 1-sorry about the confusion!

Document A analysis (including say, mean, and matter) is due on Wednesday.

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Happy DBQ Monday!

All blocks began analyzing documents to help find and answer to “How did the Treaty of Versailles help cause World War II?

Homework:  Complete the Document Analysis sheet for Document A (back of packet)

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