Friday, April 28, 2017

FRI 4-28

  • In small groups, students researched one of the new programs/regulations of FDR's New Deal.
  • Monday, students will finish researching and prepare a digital comic strip to present to the class on their findings.


I have added a study set on Quizlet for the Great Depression and New Deal - check it out to review for Wednesday's test :)

  • If you haven't joined yet, click here.  
  • If you have joined, you should be able to log in, find my class, and access the new set!
Study guide for Wednesday's test (given to students on Thursday)

FRI 4-28

Research Links

Thursday, April 27, 2017

THU 4-27
Use the link above and the study guide given today to review for Tuesday's test. 

Textbook Pages for FDR's New Deal
Finish today's chart if needed (10 minutes of work time tomorrow)

Monday, April 24, 2017

MON 4-24

In-class / Homework
  • Complete the Instagram vocab review sheet for the terms linked below.
  • Watch the four video clips from History Channel to add to your definitions (slide 2)
  • Finish all 11 definitions/pictures by Wednesday

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

TUE 4-19

Today in class:

Finish rest of vocab chart; study for quiz tomorrow

Monday, April 17, 2017

MON 4-17

*CNN Student News
*Finished propaganda chart
*Crash Course Video - America in WWI
*While watching the video, we paused and added definitions to vocab chart for the following words: Espionage Act, Sedition Act, Great Migration

1. Vocab Chart : War bonds, propaganda, Espionage Act, Sedition Act, Great Migration
       --> Use video clip, Thursday's guided notes, or look words up online
2. Study vocab - quiz Wed or Thu

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

WED 4-12

Students completed a gallery walk to explore four different categories of weapons used during WWI
  • Weapons in the Air
  • Weapons on Land
  • Weapons at Sea
  • Firearms
Students viewed video clips, quotes, pictures, and infographics to learn about each of these topics.

3 more words on vocab chart: trench warfare, u-boats, convoy system
Textbook pages to reference (use 6-9)

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

TUE 4-11


Students completed a WWI Timeline of events that led to US declaration of war on Germany

Students were assigned one of two assignments to complete and then share with a partner to complete the timeline
Option 1 : Sinking of the Lusitania
Option 2 : Zimmerman Telegram


Last four words on side 1 of vocab chart
Textbook Pages

Monday, April 10, 2017

MON 4-10

In-class:We discussed the causes of WW1 and labeled a map of European alliances.

For homework:
WWI Vocab Chart (first 4 words: militarism, alliances, imperialism, nationalism)
Textbook Pages for Vocab (use pages 1 & 2 in the folder)

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

WED 4-5

  • Students finished stations from yesterday.
  • Students were introduced to their assessment for this unit

    • Students will write a response letter to "Aunt Bessie" and select their top 3 progressive reforms to fund.
    • The criteria/scoring guide are on page 2 of the above document.
    • This letter will be completed outside of class, may be handwritten or typed, and is due a week from today - WEDNESDAY 4/12.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

TUE 4-5

  • Students worked on stations to explore various reform movements that took place during the Progressive Era.
  • Students completed this chart as they went.
  • The resources are linked below if you missed the activity or didn't finish.
    • Station Information/Documents
    • The information is organized as follows:
      • Food Safety (pages 1-9)
      • Deforestation (pages 10-19)
      • Living Conditions (pages 20-29)
      • Child Labor (pages 30-43)
      • Government Corruption (44-54)
      • Temperance Movement (55-62)
      • Civil Rights (63-66)

Monday, April 3, 2017