Tuesday, April 28: Today students learned about the Roaring 20s. First they were given an overview of what happened in the 1920s. They then watched a video about the Roaring 20s, completing p. 88-89 in the workbook. Students were then introduced to some early jazz music and learned the Charleston basic dance steps. If absent, come to a lab to watch the video or bring a flash drive to get a copy to watch at home.
Due: Current Event
In Class: p. 88-89 in workbook (with Roaring 20s video)
Thursday, April 30: Students turn in their political cartoons/propaganda posters today. They then are introduced to the causes of the Great Depression, using the PowerPoint found on the Documents page to take notes on p. 64 of the workbook. They then read some first-hand accounts of the Depression in Utah. After reading, they completed p. 65 in the workbook. These accounts are available on the Documents page.
Due: Political cartoon/propaganda poster, Workbook
In Class: p. 64, 65 in workbook
Monday, April 20: Students began class by watching some clips about the Progressive Era. They were then given some time to work on their text connections on p. 52-53 of the workbook, using p. 200-211 in the textbook as a guide. They then took notes on p. 54-55 of their workbook on World War I (if absent, see the PowerPoint on the website).
In Class: Text Connections, World War I PowerPoint Notes
Homework: Text Connections
Wednesday, April 22: First students watched the first part of War, Depression, War, answering the first five questions on p. 56 of the workbook. If absent, come to a lab to make up. Students then took notes on p. 58-59 of workbook on the Propaganda of World War I PowerPoint and Political Cartoons PowerPoint (if absent, see Documents page). With any remaining time, students answered the questions on p. 60-61 in the workbook as a review. Finish as homework.
Due: Text Connections
In Class: Propaganda and Political Cartoons Notes (p. 58-59 in workbook), P. 60-61 in workbook
Homework: Finish p. 60-61
Friday, April 24: Students used the time in class to create their own propaganda poster or political cartoon. If there was some extra time at the end of class, they could use it to finish p. 60-61 in the workbook to have it checked as on time.
Due: p. 60-61 in workbook
In Class: Propaganda poster/political cartoon
Homework: Propaganda poster/political cartoon, Current Event
Tuesday, April 14: Class started with a quiz on the government. We then discussed America becoming a super power. If absent, check out the PowerPoint on the Documents page. We then read p. 200-206 in the textbook and did a Read Stop Write
Due: Current Event
In Class: Government Quiz, RSW p. 200-206
Thursday, April 16: As a class we went over the first half of the Chapter 12 PowerPoint (if absent, see on Documents page). Students were introduced to the Progressive Era. We then read p. 206-211 as a class. Lastly, students worked on the Text Connections assignment on page 52-53 in the workbook (if time).
In Class: Read textbook pages 206-211, Text Connections