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Thursday, September 4, 2014

Day 3 - And think we only have 177 more :)

U.S. History I - Periods 1, 5, and 6: 
Essential Questions:

-What is historical thinking?
-How will you succeed in my class?

 Themes: Individualism, Diversity, PEGS (Political, Economic, Geographic, Social)

1. Last call to submit your parent/student signatures and parent information electronically or paper copy for U.S. History I - 1700 - 1900 -  Expectations and Syllabi?

2. Quote Activity - Tell us 3 things about yourself that we will not know! OR Do you have 3 things from your culture/family life/your life that you brought from home that we did not get to yesterday.

3. What is History? What are documents?

4. Lunchroom Fight Activity II

1. Write your name, year, and Mr. Parkin's Name/Room # in your Textbook and fill out the textbook forms please.

U.S. HISTORY II - Period 4:
Essential Questions:

-What is historical thinking?
-How will you succeed in my class?

Themes: Individualism, Diversity, PEGS (Political, Economic, Geographic, Social)

1. Do we need to Review any grading policies or any other highlights from the U.S. History II - 1900 - 2014 -  Expectations and Syllabi?

2. What is History? What are documents?

3. Lunchroom Fight Activity

1. Please make a name-tag for class and write your First Name or what you want to be called on it. Feel free to design it any way you want as long as it stands upright and I can read your name clearly.
International Studies - Period 2
Essential Questions:
1. What does international studies mean?

2. How will you succeed in my class?

Themes: PEGS (Political, Economic, Geographic, Social)

1. Last chance to submit your paper or electronic copy of International Studies - Expectations and Syllabi signed. Any questions on the grading policy or expectations?

2. What is History all about? Lunchroom Fight II - different from last year guys!!

3. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie author of Americanah, one of the New York Times 10 best sellers of 2013.

4. What does International Studies mean? What do you want to study?

5. Most likely will start this tomorrow - What is Peace Day? We will begin watching Jeremy Gilley's journey, but please complete this Day After Peace Test while you watch the video.

1. Make a list of topics you would like to learn about more, discuss, debate, and do fun projects on after reviewing some of the International Studies links below.  I would like to see at least 5 topics events that are pressing the global scene or racking your brain.

2. Here are great International Studies links we will begin to explore and utilize for the class.
    * Please make sure you copy and paste into your electronic notebook or bookmark on your IPAD/google docs/Evernote so that you can preserve these for later research and projects.

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