Tuesday, April 30: We finished watching the Topaz documentary, completing notes on W. 82-83. We then read chp. 5-6 of Journey to Topaz.
Due: Current Event #2
In Class: W. 82-83, J2T 5-6
Homework: Finish J2T 5-6
Thursday, May 2: We took some general notes about the causes of the Great Depression on W. 62. If absent, see a peer or Ms. Nay for notes. Students then completed W. 63 about the New Deal using their textbooks. Then we started J2T chp. 7.
Due: J2T 5-6 read
In Class: W. 62, W. 63, J2T 7
Homework: J2T 7-8
Monday, April 22: Students created a political cartoon on a current or historical issue.
In Class: Political Cartoon
Homework: Political Cartoon
Wednesday, April 24: Students were introduced to the novel we will be reading about the Japanese internment camp at Topaz. The novel is called Journey to Topaz (J2T). Books were checked out to the students, who are in charge of the care of the book until we finish it. We read the intro and chapters 1 & 2. If absent, please see Ms. Nay ASAP for a copy of the book so that you can get caught up. We also completed W. 75.
Due: Political Cartoon
In Class: J2T Chp. 1-2, W. 75
Homework: Workbook up-to-date
Friday, April 26: We read J2T Chp. 3-4. We then started a documentary on Topaz. As we watched, students were expected to take ten notes on W. 82. If absent, either come to a lab to watch the documentary or read about Topaz in your textbook and take ten notes.
In Class: J2T Chp. 3-4, Topaz notes on W. 82
Homework: Current Event #2
Tuesday, April 2: Using the old textbook, students completed W. 46, making lists of our rights and obligations as citizens of the US and of Utah. They were then introduced to the Progressive Era, watching some video clips to explain some of the reforms that took place during the era. Students completed W. 52-53 using T. 234-236).
Due: Current Event #1, Workbook
In Class: W. 46, W. 52-53
Thursday, April 4: 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).
In Class: W. 54-55, W. 1-5 on W. 56, W. 58-59
Homework: Ideas for political cartoon