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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Day 41 - Wednesday

U.S. History I - Periods 1, 2 & 7: 
Essential Questions:
-When is revolutionary change justified?
-Was the American War for Independence inevitable?
-Would you have been a revolutionary in 1776? 

Themes: Battles of the American Revolution, Turning Points, Key Generals

1. We will review your MAJOR PROJECT on the American Revolution Battles - Topics, To Do List, Chicago Style Citations, Google Folders to keep you organized. Let me know if you have any questions on the Tasks, Rubrics or Chicago-Style Citations.

2. We are in the Library again today for research on your American Revolution Battles/Campaigns and topics. 

1. Yes, look at Google Classroom.

U.S. HISTORY II - Period 3:
Essential Questions:
-What is the heart and soul of American innovation?
-To what extend were the developments of the Ford Model T and Airplanes engines for 
economic growth and national unity in the 20th Century?
-Make a prediction, what will be the engine of economic growth and national unity in the 21st Century?

Themes: American Exceptionalism, Innovation, Industrial Revolution, Flight in Kitty Hawk, NC, Automobiles in Detroit, MI

1. We will explore the turn of the century American innovation that lead to revolutionary ideas in industry and the stable of America. In partners you will examine an article on either Flight or Automobiles and create a Top-Down Web looking at the Then (History of) and Now (Impact of) these modes of transportation and innovation in the early 20th and the 21st Century.

2. Innovation resources:
The Wright Brothers National Park in Kitty Hawk, NC
First Flight - The Wright Brothers Primary Source
Inventing a Flying Machine - The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The Ford Model T - America on the Move - National Museum of American History
Ford Company Timeline -
Motor City "The Story of Detroit" - Gilder Lehrman Site

3. The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Why is this "the spark" of the war? We will investigate and discuss the major causes of WWI.

4. Geography, Maps, and Trench Warfare
World War I Maps and early Battles
WWI Life in the Trenches Trench Warfare and video footage

1.  Yes, check Google Classroom.

International Studies - Period 4
Essential Questions:
1. Does the world need the United Nations? Why or why not?
2. Is the world safer today with the United Nations than it was in 1945?
3. Is the United Nations an effective peace-keeping organization?

Rwanda Genocide Essential Questions:
1. How did the character of Paul Ruseabagina, as the hotel manager in "Hotel Rwanda" display courage?
2. How does a society recover from a genocide?
3. Does Rwanda have a future?

Themes: Humanitarianism, United Nations, International Law, International Criminal Court, ICJ

1.  Please check out the updated Current Event List.  Rolanda and Chris need to know your topics so PLEASE fill out the Current Event List.

2. We will review the Genocide DBQ as a large-class discussion and were there any challenges? What did you like or dislike about these documents?   What is Genocide? Please post to Google Classroom if you did it electronically by Thursday evening before midnight.

3. On Thursday, we will begin watching Hotel Rwanda. Please relate it to our Genocide discussion  and Peacekeeping responsibilities from our study of the United Nations.
-Student Film Worksheet while watching the movie
-Student Rwandan Genocide Project

4. Pyramid of Hate:

1. Yes, please check out Google Classroom. Additionally, please review and let me know if you have any questions on the updated Current Events format and Current Event Rubric, which both should guide your lesson on Current Events. 

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