Students are going to have to make the decision on whether dropping the atomic bomb was a good idea or bad. Start the assignment by making a T-Chart. The Columns should be marked Pros and Cons. Each student must tell me 5 pros of dropping the bomb and 5 cons. This information can be researched on the internet. When the T-Chart is finished you must write a 5 sentence paragraph. The paragraph must include what decision you would have made regarding dropping the bomb and why.
Today students will finish taking notes on the New Deal. The notes for the New Deal are located below. When students are finished taking notes they will need to read 7 documents dealing with the new deal. Students will need to create a T-Chart. Students will need to tell me 5 ways in which the New deal was a success and 5 ways in which it was not a success. Below are the documents as well.
Today students had to make an advertisement. The advertisement had to deal with a common product from the 1920’s (car, Washing Machine, Electric Sewing Machine, Vacuum, etc……….). Included in the advertisement must be a slogan, logo and color. Each requirement is worth 5 points.
Students watched a video dealing with the 1920’s. While watching the video students had to make a list of 10 aspects of the decade that the learned or found interesting.
If you missed this day just write a list of 10 things you have learned about the 1920’s.
Students took notes dealing with the social aspects of the 1920’s.
The assignment for the day was students had to look up 1920 slang words. Each student had to write 5 sentences using slang words. Each sentence must include two slang words from the era.
Students had to use notes and research done on own to explain what life was like living in the 1920’s. Students had to write a 5 sentence paragraph explaining what it would have been like in the Roaring 20’s.
Today students will take a check point exam. The exam will consist of the topics Reconstruction through World War I.
Today students will finish the notes on WWI and then link what they have learned about the notes and discussions to political cartoons. Students will need to tell me what they believe 5 of the following cartoons are trying to explain. Be specific on your summary and support it will evidence from the cartoon. Below you will find many cartoons.