Search This Blog

Friday, February 17, 2017

Day 103 - Friday

U.S. History I - Periods 1, 2 & 7: 
Essential Questions:
-How revolutionary was the Market Revolution in the early 19th Century in American History?
-Why was Industrialization so complex and yet dynamic?
-Were the forces of nationalism or sectionalism impacting the country the most from 1820-1860? 

Themes: Market Revolution, Agricultural Revolution, Industrialization, Transportation Revolution, Immigration Boom, Population shifts, Urbanization, product expansion and inventions

1. We will introduce President Andrew Jackson by downloading, reading, highlighting, and preparing to discuss the major aspects of positive and negative impacts of Andrew Jackson. You will have a Trial of Andrew Jackson after we come back from the break. After break, you all will be preparing for either the Defense of Andrew Jackson or the Prosecution of Andrew Jackson.
1. YES, check Google Classroom!

U.S. HISTORY II - Period 3:
Essential Questions:
-Should the United States have aided the Allies against the Axis Powers?
-Does the American security depend upon the survival of its Allies?
-Was war between the United States and Japan inevitable in World War II?

Themes: American Isolationism, WWII Propaganda, Pearl Harbor

1. We will make cards for the first 15 minutes of class to US Soldier for Sydney and Rita's Operation American Soldier.  All goods must be delivered to the main office, so I may need help bringing down items.

2. Quick Fact Sheet and background knowledge on Japanese-Americans during WWII. 

3. Japanese-Internment Resources:
Children of the Camps - Whoa and scary!
Japanese Internment - Background and Life in the Camps and tons of resources at the end!
Life Behind the Wire - Great information about Japanese-Americans and the next page covers "Rebuilding"
Photographs of Japanese-Americans in Camps - Library of Congress

4. Below are videos on Japanese-Americans (Unfortunately we have to skip around a little bit) OR a few selected Youtube videos below:

5. The Japanese-American Internment Fishbowl Activity with your groupmates has been DELAYED TO AFTER THE FEB. BREAK. Google Classroom has a bunch of resources for you all to focus on and to collaborate together.

6. Not until Monday when we come back from the break! Please watch The Century: America's Time - 1941-1945: The American Homefront. What were the three most interesting concepts you learned about the American Homefront from this video (4-6 sentence in total)

7. World War II Resources:
Causes of World War II -
-Early Phases of the War - Europeans, Americans, and 1939-1941.
-World War II Leaders - The basics
-WWII Leaders - Aggressors, Defenders, Victims, etc - A MUST SEE!!!
-Fascism versue Communism
-Maps of World War II
America in World War II Slideshare
The Atlantic Charter
American Army in World War II - A US Military Army collective and brief history 
U.S. Home-front During World War II
The National WWII museum - lots of images, primary sources, outline of WWII, and WWII by the numbers!
Library of Congress - World War II Primary Sources
American Women in World War II
America's WWII in Color - PBS special
Summary of WWII

1. Yes, check Google Classroom. 

International Studies - Period 4
Essential Questions:
1. Have the forces of good and evil changed overtime, and if so, how and why?
2. How do we think about POWER in the 21st Century?
3. What is National Security? 
4. How should we deal with extremist?
5. How does terrorism differ from planned acts of military aggression?
6. Is the United States and it's global alliances winning or losing the War on Terrorism? 

Themes: Human Rights, Terrorism, Al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, Fatwa,  Jihad

1. Tyler will be presenting ISIS today. See Google Classroom to gather his resources.

2. A quick review of Definitions of Terrorism - What is Terrorism? Do all of these definitions say the same thing? If so or if not, then why?

3. The History of Terrorism. Yes, there is an actual book on it. Let's just take a quick peek at it using the Table of Contents.

3. We will begin watching A PBS special titled "The Road to 9/11" when you get back from the break, so the questions on The Road to 9/11 Handout with key terms and questions will be posted on Google Classroom. 

4. U.S. News and World Report: Afghanistan or ISIS? Has American Foreign Policy Shifted it's concern from Afghanistan to Syria?

5. Terrorism Resources:
Visuals on the History of Terrorism
History of Terrorism - Online Textbook
A brief history of Terrorism - The US State Department viewpoint
The Changing Face of Terrorism - BBC Website runs through the origins, spread, and modern terrorism today
Types of Terrorism -
"Why Are They So Angry with Us?"  
The Middle East and the West, National Public Radio, 5-part series, December 2015

1. Yes, check Google Classroom!

No comments:

Post a Comment