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US HISTORY

Welcome! We will be studying how North America tranformed from Colonial America into the United States of America.Participate, be happy, and go with the flow, and you will be successful in my class. That's all there is to it. Oh, and complete all your work on time. 

Events
Wednesday 5/23/2018
FINAL EXAM

FINAL EXAM  OVER CHAPTERS 28,29,30 

COLD WAR, THE SIXTIES, THE EIGHTIES 

Assignments
Assigned: Monday 5/14
Due: Friday 5/25
THE END OF THE YEAR

We are wrapping up the 1960s this week and closing out the year with a concentration on the 1980s. Here's the breakdown: 

M,T,W (14-17) Chapter 30, The Vietnam Years 

Thursday- Year benchmark 

Friday 5/18 - 1980s - Ronald Reagan and the end of the Cold War 

Monday 5/21 - 1980s - technology 

Tuesday 5/22 - REVIEW

Wednesday 5/23 Final Exam (60s and 80s) 

Thursday Finals day - 1,3,5 -  Taking the Civics test

Friday, Finals Day - 2,4,6 - Taking the Civics test 

Assigned: Monday 4/30
Due: Monday 5/14
Ch. 28,29,30 Cold War, the Sixties

We will explore the Cold War beginnings and dive into the 60s. Chapter 28 revolves around President Kennedy. Chapter 29 focuses on Civil Rights. You will complete 3 rounds for each chapter: Vocabulary building; Main Event-Creative project; and a Quiz made up of short answer and two essay questions. You supply the answer key. 

Vocabulary: 10 points; Creative 15 points; quizzes 15 points = 40 points per round X 3. 

DUE DATES: 

Chapter 28 - Thursday, May 3          40 points 

Chapter 29 - Wednesday, May 9      40 points  

Chapter 20 - Monday, May 14          40 points 

Assigned: Monday 4/9
Due: Friday 4/27
WWII

We will be working on WWII for the next couple weeks. You should have a copy of John Hersey's Hiroshima.  You have been assigned one character and you are charting their experience when the bomb dropped. There is a graphic organizer to assist you. That assignment is due on Friday, April 20.  In addition, you have a packet to complete on Chapter 24 and 25. You will be instructed on The Holocaust and totalitarianism. You will be watching a documentary and taking C-notes about how WWII was a Total War. You will write a three paragraph essay explaining how. Finally, you will take part in a debate whether we should have dropped the bomb on Hiroshima or not. Your book will come to assistance again. 

Check-in dates: 

Thursday, April 12

1. The first part of  Hiroshima. Where was your character when the bomb dropped. What happened? 

2, Chapter 24 packet all sections. 

3. Holocaust notes 

Thursday, April 19

1. Chapter 25 packet, all sections. 

2. Holocaust notes 

3. C-notes on Total War 

4. Essay on Total War 

Thursday, April 26

1. Hiroshima character chart due 

2. Debate notes, debate 

 

 

Assigned: Monday 3/19
Due: Friday 3/30
Roaring 20s to 1930s Depression

Welcome back from Spring Break. We are practicing AZ MERIT writing assignments and tackling why the 1920s were "Roaring" and then exploring The Depression of the 1930s. This is Chapter 22 and Chapter 23. 

Please bring to me on Friday for check-in: 

1. 20s AZ Merit writing assignment 

2. Packet Chapter 22 only 

3. Chapter 22 writing assignment 

 

Next Week: 

1. Cha[ter 23 Packet 

2. C NOTES over Cinderella Man 

Resources
http://www.mrlocke.com/US_History/book.html

THE AMERICANS textbook

THE AMERICANS
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