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Monday, September 21, 2015

Day 14 - Monday

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U.S. History I - Periods 2, 5, and 6: 
Essential Question:
-What does colonization mean?
-What can we infer about the values and beliefs of settlers?
-What makes a settlement succeed?

Themes: Settlements on the East Coast and Southwest, Colonial life and struggles, Mercantilism, Colony-building, economic relationships

1. We will be in groups reading, interpreting, and working with the following primary source documents on Colonization: Please download and complete with your group-mates SOAPS examination.

Jamestown, VA (1622)
California (1766)
Pirate Hunters (1696)

2. A quick review of New England Colonization and Puritans Slideshow - please download and save in your electronic notebook.

3. The Jamestown Slideshow should be downloaded to your electronic notebook and then viewed/used to take notes on.
-An blank outline for understanding the basic concepts behind An English Settlement at Jamestown.
-The First Thanksgiving at Jamestown - What did we learn from Jamestown?

5. North America Map - circa 1713

1. Please complete PAGE 1 - QUESTIONS 1-4 in the Study Guide Titled America and it’s Colonies.

U.S. HISTORY II - Period 1:

Essential Questions:
-Was American expansion overseas justified?
-Did the press cause the Spanish-American War?
-Was the acquisition of the Panama Canal Zone and act of justifiable imperialism?
-Does the need for self-defense give the US the right to interfere in the affairs of Latin America? (Think about the Roosevelt Corollary, "Dollar Diplomacy," and "Watchful Waiting")

Themes: Historical thinking methods, evaluating sources, Thinking like an historian, PEGS (Political, Economic, Geographic, Social), The Beginning of the Progressive Era

1. So I think we all learned a lesson from Friday's class on Two-Column Notes and how to make your notes more effective on The Progressive era's Meat-Packing Industry???

2. The meat-packing industry/ Upton Sinclair's The Jungle resources:
-The Meat-packing Industry in America during The Progressive Era
-Biography on Upton Sinclair and The Jungle Response by Progressives
-Upton Sinclair Hits His Readers in the Stomachwhich will give you excerpt from Chapter 9 of The Jungle
- Please read Upton Sinclair's Letter to President Theodore Roosevelt on March 10, 1906
Photos of Chicago's Meat-packing Industry

3. Based on the links above, how did you answer the Questions on all of the articles?
A. What were the conditions of meat-packing industries?
B. Why did the existing inspection system fail to guard the safety of meat for human consumption?
C. Why was Upton Sinclair dismayed about the public reaction and legislation that followed publication of The Jungle?
D. How did The Jungle help the progressives achieve their goals?

4. On Monday, we began to introduce the Progressive Era (1900-1920) utilizing your Top-Down Webs and our Class Progressive Slideshow (PLEASE download/make a copy of this).

5. DBQ on Meat Inspection Act of 1906 - Please download, make a copy in your Google Drive, and we will begin working on the documents in class today and finish on Monday.

6. Chicago and the World's Fair at the turn of the nineteenth century: What did the Chicago Fair of 1893 illustrate about America at this time period?
The World's Colombian Exposition - Chicago's World Fair 1893
Chicago's World Fair - Why racial prejudice existed and Africans did not wish to attend the World's Fair in 1893
Check out this Flickr Account on - The Chicago Fair of 1893 - Some of the BEST photographs I have seen on The World's Colombian Exposition
The Legacy of the Chicago Fair
Chicago "The City of the Century" - A PBS special
Urbanization in American - Effects and Problems
The Progressive Era to a New Era - America from 1900-1929 - An essay by Daniel Rodgers Professor of History at Princeton University

1. Please download/make a copy of the DBQ on Meat Inspection Act of 1906 and complete Document #1-#7 examination of all 17 questions under all 7 documents.  You need to answer the questions with complete sentences.

International Studies - Period 7
Essential Questions:
1. What does international studies mean?

2. What is Peace Day?
3. What are the most important things individuals can or should do on behalf of a peaceful world?

Themes: Peace Day, Humanitarianism, Creating a campaign

1.  Happy Peace Day and today is your day gang!  You get so show BHS all the hard work you were planning the last 12 days.  So What will YOU do to make Peace at Burlington High School? 

2. Today you MUST:
A. Document physical evidence of your Peace Day campaign
B. Make sure you take screen-shots or live-time social media progress and updates today.
C. Take videos and pictures of Teachers, Students, or staff observing and participating in Peace Day.
D. Write your reflection tonight (see below and your Ambassador Rubric) to help you make decisions. Remember everything needs to be posted to Google Classroom tonight!

3. Peace Day resources: What will execute today at BHS to observe and teach students and teachers about Peace Day.
Peace One Day
Peace Day Resources
Peace Day Impacts and Results - A good look at the hard-line data.
International Day of Peace
Peace Events on Peace Day
The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) Organization
The United Nation's Peace Day
Fellowship of Reconciliation (blog on Peace Day)
Peace Day Facebook - Has some good images, ideas, and foundations/resources.
Peace Day Ideas - On a facebook page, but it might help you promote it at BHS
The Nobel Peace Prize

1. On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 all proof of what you did will be presented to the entire class and Mr. Parkin.  You can put this in a presentation app or program to share pictures, videos, or any other evidence of your contributionsHere is your Ambassador Rubric. This will be a Project Grade (Project Breakdown = Presentation 45%, Reflection essay 45%, Mr. Parkin's observations 10% = Grand total equals 100% for a Project Grade). The Reflection essay and Presentations that illustrate EVIDENCE of your contributions as an ambassador and the school observing Peace Day should be documented and will be due on Tuesday, September 22nd.

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