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Week of 5/8/18: United States History

important dates:  May 18 (Final Project Due) Exams on 22nd & 23rd)

Here are the groups for the “final project”

Here are the instructions

Rest of this week we will be watching US History topical movies.  Each movie WILL have an assignment that goes with it.  I will give occasional time to work on this last project.  May 18th is a Lab Day!  They will have the period to follow the instructions provided for turning in.

 

The FINAL EXAM was the EOC.  During “finals” they will be taking a cumulative test that counts as a UNIT TEST grade.  The “project” is and EASY / gimme quiz grade.

 

week of 4/30/18: United States History

Scroll down below for details

information for this week is focused on EOC.  See below / scroll farther.  Students have been encouraged to use the resources here on the blog.  Which include:

Hoya Block Notes

EOC Study Guide / use your touchstone results as a starting point

read through your notes

read through your vocab

practice / very old, EOC test is posted here to practice.  There is an answer key at the end of it to grade yourself.

I will be in my room by 7:30 Monday morning to answer any questions about study guide etc.

 

 

Important Dates

May 1:  Modern America Vocab Quiz

May 3:  Modern America Unit Test

May 7&8:  EOC (20%) of you grade!!!!!

– Study Guide:  United States History EOC Study Guide17-1hycgdc

 – EOC practice test:  eoc-practice-test-1

  Review info;  Hoya block eoc review-2nkhm5g

EOC quizlet:  https://quizlet.com/168063674/us-eoc-2016-2017-flash-cards/    (copy and paste this into your browser)

Monday

Tuesday

  • Modern America Vocab Quiz
  • Notes:  Modern America / Present Day
  • Presidents Video:  Reagan / Bush / Clinton
  • EOC Study Guide Review

Wednesday

  • Review Day
  • Go over people chart
  • Go over preview test answers
    • preview test:
      • http://www.cobblearning.net/storeyj/files/2015/09/civil-rights-modern-era-test-q3qrpp.docx
        • (copy and paste into your browser)
  • Go over Modern Era section of the EOC study guide
  • Q&A

Thursday

  • Q&A time
  • UNIT TEST:  Modern America
  • EOC study guide review

Friday

  • EOC practice questions
  • Go over practice questions – discuss how to take test
  • EOC Study Guide review / go over

Week of 4/23/18: United States History

Important Dates

Unit Test on Modern Era:  5/3

Modern Era Vocab Quiz:  5/1

In Class EOC review days:  4/25, 4/27, 5/3, 5/4

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday     LAST DAY FOR AFTER SCHOOL TEST MAKE UP FOR THIS CLASS

Friday

 

Week of 4/16/18: United States History

Monday

  • WW2 Battle Chart Quiz
  • Notes:  Start Cold War
    • new outline:
  • Notes:  Go Over Study Guide
  • Video:  America Story of Us:  Superpower

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • WU
  • Notes:  Cold War
  • Go over Preview Test Answers
  • Go over Political Cartoons
  • Review

Thursday

Friday

 

Modern America Notes

cold war-1omzqxk

Cold War Conflicts-uz7vag

Kennedy and Johnson-1eo45ns

Civil Rights-1fdkh3h

1970’s-2b7xb2t

Nixon-2lt1sj9

80’s-90’s-11cmpu3

Present Day America-1tgs95u

Week of 4/9/2018: United States History

Important Dates:

4/12:  Vocab Quiz

4/16:  WWII Battle Quiz

4/19:  Emerging as a World Power Test

 

Monday

  • Turn in Make Up Work opportunity that was given before Spring Break.
  • WU2 / pg. 773 Stalin & pg. 775 #2
  • Notes:  Causes of WWII
  • Classwork:  WWII Battle Chart (Quiz is Thursday)
  • Review:  Go over #1-14 on the Study Guide

Tuesday

  • WU3
  • Notes:  WWII
  • Lab:  Industry, West, Immigration Touchstone (if score is better than original test score, we will count it instead)
  • Classwork:

Wednesday

  • WU4:  Disney WWII
  • Notes:  WWII & America During WWII
  • Classwork: WWII political cartoons
  • Presidents:  Coolidge, Hoover, FDR
  • Review:  Study Guide

Thursday

  • 10 min review time
  • Emerging World Power Vocab Quiz
  • Notes:  America During WWII
  • Video:  Cartoons go to War

Friday

  • WU5
  • Notes if needed / if not, Review on Study Guide
  • Video:  either Battle 360 or America Story of Us
  • Classwork:  WWII Propaganda Posters

Week of 3/26/18 United States History

Important Dates:

WWII Battle Quiz:  TBA

Industry, West, Immigration Touchstone:  4/10

Vocab Quiz:  4/16

Unit Test:  4/19

XTRA CREDIT / GRADE FORGIVENESS OPPORTUNITY ONLY OFFERED ONCE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SEE BELOW

 Grade Make-Up Opportunity-2jk8h9a

Monday

Tuesday

  • WU check:  TURNED IN
  • Notes:  1920’s:  DID THESE NOTES
  • Movie:  Leather-heads (subject to change) DIDN’T WATCH TODAY, WE DID FRIDAY’S PLAN INSTEAD, MOVIE TBA
    • trying to come up with a “fun” light hearted movie this time since we do a lot of war etc.
    • film is PG-13, previewing again at the moment to double check to see if there may be any “issues”.
    • Movie questions:

Wednesday

  • WU1
  • Notes:  Great Depression
  • Movie:  finish move and activity that will go with it

Thursday

  • People Chart “Quiz”:  Due to the lack of detail on your charts, you will take a quiz using your chart to see what grade you will receive on the chart.
  • Notes:  Great Depression
  • Great Depression Chart
  • Review ?’s

Friday

JUST IN CASE THERE IS VOCAB ISSUES, HERE ARE YOUR 2 LISTS OF VOCAB FOR THIS UNIT

World War I – 1920’s Vocab – prt RED GRANGE-158vhax

Depression – World War II Vocab – prt-1u9f79b

Week of 3/19/18 United States History

Important Dates

Test is WEDNESDAY

Touchstone:  New Republic-Reconstruction

Monday

Tuesday

REVIEW DAY

  • go over People Chart
  • go over Preview Test
  • go over Study Guide

Wednesday

TEST DAY

Thursday

Friday

NOTES FOR Emerging as a World Power

The Great War-1h5w24p

The 1920’s-204uf5c

The Great Depression (2)-1zoznsp

The New Deal-1li6zfz

Causes of WWII-194cybx

World War II-12epx2w

america during wwii-29vdxca

Week of 3/12/18: United States History

Important Dates

Vocab Quiz:  3/15

Unit Test:  3/21

New Republic – Reconstruction Touchstone: 3/22

 

Monday

  • WU4:  Pg. 530 – Analyzing Political Cartoons
  • Notes:  Political Machines
  • Classwork:  Section Review pg. 516 (6-14)
  • Review ?s

Tuesday

  • WU5:  pg. 537- Map Skills
  • Notes:  Gilded Age / Women’s Reform
  • Lab:  Gilded Age issue and Women’s Reform

Wednesday – Early Release Day

Thursday

Friday

  • WU7:  pg. 571 – Thinking Critically
  • Class activity:  Literacy Test for voting in Louisiana
  • Notes:  Progressive Presidents
  •  Classwork:  Progressive Issues Chart
  • Class activity:  Discuss Literacy test – Jim Crowe example
  • Review ?s