March 21, 2014

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US History

Today students will learn how how the grading to the Yuma Territorial Prison paper worked. Students will be given a rubric for the paper. Finally students will learn how to grade a paper by looking at the Rubric.

March 19 and 20, 2014

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US History

These two days students will take notes on African American Rights during the progressive movement through the Civil Rights. Notes will be added after finished with the topic.

March 17 and 18, 2014

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US History

Today students will look at African-Americans during the progressive movement and beyond. Students will start by refreshing their memory of the rights gained by African Americans after the Civil War. Below are the questions each student will need to answer by using cell phones, textbooks, netbooks, and/or tablets.

Jim Crow Questions

After students are finished answering the questions you will begin to look at two Civil Rights leaders during the Progressive era. Below are the next steps to this assignment.

1. Get a class copy of the two documents on W.E.B DuBois and Booker T. Washington. Document is on the link below

Washington and DuBois

2. Get the graphic organizer hand out. You can write on this. Graphic Organizer is below.

Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois Graphic Organizer

3.Read the citations and then do the Before you read section on the organizer.

4. Read the documents.

5. Answer the Contextualizing section on the organizer.
6. Answer close reading section on the organizer.

March 14, 2014

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US History

Today students will watch two videos from crash course on YouTube.
Episode 1: The Progressive Era
Episode 2: Women’s Rights

March 13, 2014

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US History

Today students will look at one of the most famous Muckrakers. That person is Upton Sinclair. Specifically we will look at three sections of his famous book, “The Jungle.”

Students will need to read each of the three section. After reading the three sections students are to draw a 3 pictures. The three pictures are to depict the sections of “The Jungle.” Below are the three sections of the book.

The Jungle

March 12, 2014

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US History

Today students will take notes dealing with the Progressive Movement. Below are the notes.

the-progressive-era

March 11, 2014

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US History

Today students will take a check point exam. The material students will be tested on will deal with topics from the last 12 weeks with the exception of the territorial prison.

March 10, 2014

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US History

Today students will do another word of the week. The word is Industrialization. When we are finished with the word of the week students are to study for the test tomorrow. Below are the power points on the topics that will be covered on the test.

Great Depression

New Deal

Start of Cold War

Korean War

vietnam-power-point

vietnam timeline

us-pp-immigration

March 6 and 7, 2014

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US History

Today students will answer a type B question.

Question: Explain why immigrants moved from their homeland to the United States

When we are done answer the type B question we will move on to a packet dealing with sources.

Students will read various quotes and look at several political cartoons. There will be a series of questions that need to be answered on the sources. When students are done answering the questions they are to make a compare and contrast T-Chart and then make a decision. Below is the packet.

irish-immigration-sources

February 19, 2014

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US History

Student’s were given a list of 6 Cold War leaders. Those leaders were Joseph Stalin, John F. Kennedy, Harry Truman, Nikita Khrushchev, Mikhail Gorbachev, and Ronald Reagan. Student’s had to answer 3 questions on each leader. Those questions are as follows.

1. What country did this person lead?

2. What years did this person lead?

3. Name what you believe is this persons biggest contribution to the Cold War and briefly explain that event.