Tuesday, April 25: Students were given a few minutes to finish their text connections on W. 52-53, using T. 234-239. Students then filled in the blanks on W. 54-55 about World War I. If absent, find the PowerPoint on the documents page. We then watched part 1 of War, Depression, War and completed questions 1-5 on W. 56. If absent, come to a lab to view the video clip. Lastly, students filled in the blanks on W. 58-59 about propaganda and political cartoons. If absent, the PowerPoint is on the documents page.
Due: Current Event #2
In Class: W. 54-55, Q. 1-5 on W. 56, W. 58-59
Homework: Make sure W. 52-53 finished
Thursday, April 27: Today we finished the PowerPoint on propaganda and political cartoons, completing the notes on W. 58-59. Students were then given some time to create their own propaganda poster or political cartoon. Lastly, students were given some basic information about the Roaring 20s.
Due: W. 52-53
In Class: Finished W. 58-59, Made propaganda poster/political cartoon
Homework: Finish propaganda poster/political cartoon - due next class
Monday, April 18: In class today we finished our class congress, trading bills with the other house and voting on them. We then discussed checks and balances between the three branches of government, filling out the graphic on W. 45. If absent, see a peer to get the notes. We then completed W. 46, discussing the rights and obligations we have as citizens. We used Old T. 191 to complete the page. If absent, you may check out an old textbook.
In Class: W. 45. 46
Homework: Make sure workbook caught up
Wednesday, April 20: Today we reviewed about our government for the test next class. We then discussed the unit overview for our next unit. We then introduced the Progressive Era. Students read T. 232-233 and completed the top two boxes on W. 52.
In Class: Discussion
Homework: Test and workbook due next class
Friday, April 22: Class began with the unit test on government. We then discussed the Progressive Era. Students then worked with a clock partner, reading T. 234-239.
In Class: Test, W. 52-53
Homework: Current Event #2
Tuesday, April 12: Today we learned about the three branches of government, taking notes in a foldable on W. 44. If absent, please see Ms. Nay or a peer to get the missing notes. We compared federal government to state government.
Due: Current Event #1
In Class: Foldable on W. 44
Thursday, April 14: In class today we had our own legislature. Students were divided into a Senate and House of Representatives and had to decide on some school rules they would like to change. If absent, please write a letter detailing a rule you would like changed, with at least five well-reasoned and well-explained reasons why in order to make up your participation points.
In Class: Legislature participation
Monday, April 4: Today we finished the Utah War PowerPoint Foldable Notes on W. 39. If absent, see a peer or the Documents page for the notes.
In Class: Foldable W. 39
Homework: All missing work
Wednesday, April 6: Class began with a Read Stop Write for T. 153. We read the page as class, then students completed an RSW and shared it with a peer. We the finished the Struggle for Statehood Prezi and Foldable notes on W. 38 (see link below if absent). With any remaining time, students completed the Chp. 9 Questions on W. 40-41.
Due: All missing work
In Class: Foldable W. 38, RSW T. 153, W. 40-41
Homework: Study for quiz next class, Chapter 9 assignments in workbook complete
Friday, April 8: Class began with a brief review of the material from unit 8. We then took a quiz on Utah's Struggle for Statehood. We then went over the unit guide on W 43.
In Class: Unit 8 Quiz
Homework: Current Event #1 (for 4th term)