Tuesday, May 1: We learned about World War I today. First, students took notes about WWI on W. 54-55 (if absent, find PowerPoint on Documents page). Next, we watched part 1 of War, Depression, War and answered questions 1-5 on W. 56 (if absent, come to a lab to watch the ten minute video clip). Finally, students took notes on W. 58-59 on propaganda during WWI and the purpose of political cartoons (PowerPoint on documents page).
Due: Current Event #2
In Class: W. 54-55, W. 1-5 on W. 56, W. 58-59
Homework: Ideas for political cartoon
Thursday, May 3: First, students completed a RSW for T. 88-89. Students were then introduced to the Roaring 20s. Next, students created their own political cartoon for modern politics, or a propaganda poster for a modern cause or for the WWI era.
In Class: RSW 88-89, Political Cartoon
Homework: Finish political cartoon
Monday, April 23: Today we finished the three branches foldable on W. 44. If absent, see Ms. Nay or a peer for notes.
In Class: W. 44
Wednesday, April 25: We reviewed for the test next period. Students also completed W. 46 and, if time allowed, started W. 47 using the old textbooks in Ms. Nay's room.
In Class: W. 46, started W. 47
Homework: Study for test, workbook updated
Friday, April 27: First students took the unit test. If absent, come to a lab ASAP to make it up. Next, students read T. 234-236 and completed W. 52-53.
In Class: Unit Test, W. 52-53 (with T. 234-236)
Homework: Current Event #2
Tuesday, April 17: We finished Journey to Topaz today and discussed it as a class. We then made a foldable and, if time, started learning about the three branches of government.
Due: Current Event #1
In Class: Finish J2T
Thursday, April 19: Today we took notes in the foldable we created for W. 44. If absent, see a peer or Ms. Nay for the notes.
In Class: W. 44 Notes