Tuesday, May 10: Today we briefly reviewed for our test next class on the Progressive Era, World War I, Roaring Twenties, and the Great Depression. We then finished the powerpoint we started last class showing the troop movements of World War II. Next, we talked about the fear of the Japanese during World War II and the internment camps. Students completed W. 81 with a clock partner. We then started reading our novel, Journey to Topaz. If absent, please check out a novel to read the prologue-chapter 2, and return the book the following morning for the next class to use.
Due: Current Event #3
In Class: W. 81
Thursday, May 12: Today we took our unit test. If absent, please come to a lab to make it up. We then continued reading Journey to Topaz. Students should be through chapter 5 by the end of class. If absent, please check out a novel to read through chapter 5, and return the book the following morning for the next class to use.
In Class: Unit Test
Monday, May 2: Today we learned about the Roaring 20s. We discussed some of the changes and then watched a video about the Roaring 20s, completing W. 88-89 as we watched. If absent, come to a lab to watch the video, or research the Roaring 20s and take some notes on W. 88. We then learned how to do the Charleston dance and practiced it.
Due: Political Cartoons
In Class: W. 88-89
Wednesday, May 4: Today we took notes on W. 64 on Causes of the Great Depression. If absent, view the Powerpoint on the Documents page and take some notes about the causes on W. 64. We then watched part 2 of War, Depression, War and answered questions 6-21 on W. 56-57. If absent, come to a lab to view this part of the video. Students then completed W. 67 about the New Deal, using their textbooks or the internet at home.
In Class: W. 64 notes, Q. 6-21 on W. 56-57, New Deal W. 67
Homework: Complete/Finish W. 67 about the New Deal. Use the textbook or the internet.
Friday, May 6: The New Deal worksheet was checked off today. Next we watched a video about Utah in the 30s and completed W. 90-91. If absent, come to a lab to view the video or do some research about Utah in the 30s and complete W. 90. We then shifted our focus to world events with the Rise of the Nazis in the 1930s. We discussed the changes in Germany and what they meant for the rest of the world.
Due: W. 67, Workbook turned in today
In Class: W. 90-91
Homework: Current Event #3