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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Day 15 - Tuesday

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 finish our Primary Source study in groups on the following primary source documents from the early Colonial Era.  Please complete with your group-mates SOAPS examination and be ready to present your findings and examinations to your classmates.

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 2 - QUESTIONS 5-7 in the Study Guide Titled America and it’s Colonies by finishing the rest of the article.

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. We will continue the Progressive Era (1900-1920) utilizing your Top-Down Webs/Previous Notes as important talking points and our Class Progressive Slideshow.

2. Let's review your answers to the 17 questions and discuss the essential question. Utilize the DBQ on Meat Inspection Act of 1906  for a primary source study on Progressive agenda.

3. 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 read "Women in Public Life" - Pages 519 to 522 and then "Teddy Roosevelt's Square Deal" - pages 523-531 and create a traditionally outline that best illustrates the major Women Progressive Groups and impact on society and President Teddy Roosevelt's use of Federal Power to fight for Progressive reform in America. Your outline should be detailed and you should be PRACTICING PARAPHRASING.  Which means you are NOT copying and pasting from the textbook.

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.  Please take 10 minutes and take down ALL Peace Day signs, posters, etc that is on display in our school.

2. 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).

3. Today you MUST:
A. Be prepared to give your presentation on your journey as a Peace-Day Ambassador and illustrate your documented and physical evidence of your Peace Day campaign. This means any screen-shots, social media, videos, pictures, or posters.
B. Prepare to 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 - this means your presentation AND reflections.

1. The Reflection essay and Presentations MUST BE POSTED to GOOGLE CLASSROOM no later than 11:59pm tonight. Please make sure that you illustrate EVIDENCE of your contributions as an ambassador and the school observing Peace Day.  Additionally, prepare to write your reflection tonight (see below and your Ambassador Rubric) with how effective Peace Day was AND what would you do differently next time!  How can we improve Peace Day at BHS???

2. Remember everything needs to be posted by 11:59pm to Google Classroom tonight - this means your presentation AND reflections.

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