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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Wednesday, March 14, 2018, World History: Ch. 13.1 Decline of the Soviet Union.

People take turns helping tear down the Berlin Wall
Into 5 minutes: Standards, Objectives, Agenda, Attendance, and Pledge of Allegiance
Standards: 10.9.7
Objectives: SWBAT
  • Explain upheavals of the Soviet Union which led to its disintegration.
  • Identify weaknesses in the Soviet Economy.
  • Describe resistance to Soviet Rule and its role in Soviet Collapse.
Warm Up 10 minutes:p. 614 "Tear Down This Wall."
  • Three Facts
  • Two Questions
  • One Summary 
Video 10 minutes: Reagan Tear Down This Wall Speech
  • Why does Reagan say president's visit Berlin?
  • How does Reagan say it is to live behind the Iron Curtain under Soviet control?
  • What might the Brandenburg Gate Symbolize?
Video 10 minutes:
Fall of the Berlin Wall
Fall of the Berlin Wall #2
  • What did the Fall of the Berlin Wall Represent?
  • How did people feel in Berlin during this time? 
  • What does Freedom mean to you?

Pictures: Time Magazine Photos of the Berlin Wall
  1. Look
  2. Read captions.
Lecture 15 minutes: Ch. 13.1 Decline of the Soviet Union
Research 25 minutes: The United States/Mexico Border
  • Look At Stories 2-5, and 12
  • What are similarities between the U.S./Mexico Border and the Berlin Wall?
  • What are differences between the U.S./Mexico Border and the Berlin Wall?
  • Why do nations put up walls/fences/ or borders?
  • How would life be different in the United States if there wasn't a fence?
  • What do fences represent other than keeping people in or out of a country?
  • Are fences necessary?
Wall Prototypes
Homework 20 minutes: Ch. 13.1 #1-7
Closing 5 minutes: Review Objectives. 

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018, World History: Ch. 12.3 Western Europe and North America

The Kennedy's

Into 5 minutes: Standards, Objectives, Agenda, Attendance, and Pledge of Allegiance
Objectives: SWBAT
  • Describe the causes and effects of the Cold War.
Warm Up 10 minutes: What's in a name?
Groups 20 minutes: p. 606-607 Sources 1-3 and Comparing and contrasting.
Review Primary Documents 15 minutes
Tri-Fold 20 minutes: p.603-605 A New Social Structure, Women in the Postwar World, Student Revolt
  • Describe
  • Significance
  • Picture
Timeline 45 minutes:
  1. Pick 10 events of from the Cold War Timeline
  2. Describe
  3. Significance
  4. Picture
     
Homework 20 minutes: Ch. 13.1 #1-7
Closing 5 minutes: Review Objectives

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Wednesday, March 7, 2018, World History: Ch. 12.2 Cold War

Kremlin
Into 5 minutes: Standards, Objectives, Agenda, Attendance, and Pledge of Allegiance
Standards:10.9, 10.9.5, 10.9.7
Objectives: SWBAT

  • Describe events leading up to the Polish, Hungarian, and Czech resistance to Soviet Rule.
  • Describe the Soviet response to each act of rebellion and independence.
  • Describe the aftermath of the Soviet repression of each Eastern European country.
  • Explain why self-rule reemerged later in Poland, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia.
Warm Up 15 minutes: p. 591 #1-3
Listening 10 minutes: Bob Dylan Times are a Changin 
  1. How might have the times been Changing After World War II?
Listening 10 minutes: Vysotsky
  1. What kind of emotions do you hear in Vysotsky's voice?
  2. What is the political importance of music?
Lecture 15 minutes: Ch. 12.3 Western Europe and North America
Primary Sources 25 minutes:
Lyndon B. Johnson War on Poverty 
  1. In your opinion, will there ever be an end to Poverty, why or why not?
  2. What does LBJ say the solution is?
  3. Do you have a responsibility to help end poverty?
I have a Dream Speech 
  1. What are Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dreams?
  2. If there was a similar issue you could take up what would it be?
Kent State Ohio Shootings p.602
  1. What was the conflict at Kent State?
  2. What does it mean when the National Guard fires on its own citizens?
  3. Could this happen again? 

Closing 5 minutes: Review Objectives.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018, World History: Development of the Cold War.

Map of Cold War
Into 5 minutes: Standards, Objectives, Agenda, Attendance, and Pledge of Allegaince
Standards: 10.9.2, 10.9.3, 10.9.8
Objectives: SWBAT
  • Describe how the intense rivalry between the United State and U.S.S.R. led to the division of Europe and to the development of Eastern and Western blocs aligned with either the U.S. or U.S.S.R.
  • Explain the policy of containment.
  • Describe the growth of international alliances.
Warm Up 10 minutes: Get a Partner and explain the importance of the Tehran, Yalta, and Potsdam Conferences.Lecture 20 minutes: Ch. 12.1
Primary Documents 40 minutes:
  1. Truman Doctrine
  2. Marshall Plan 
  3. New Military Alliances
  4. Cuban Missile Crisis
  5. Domino Theory

  • Explain the significance of each. 
Ch. 12.2 #1-6
Closing 5 minutes: Review Objectives

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018, World History: Ch. 9-11 &12.1

Into 5 minutes: Standards, Objectives, Agenda, Attendance, and Pledge of Allegiance
Objectives: SWBAT

  • describe causes and effects of World War II. 
Warm Up 10 minutes: Turn in study guide and prepare for Ch. 9-11 Test
Test 40 minutes: Students take Ch. 9-11 Test. 

Video 20 minutes:  Cold War Video
  1. What was the Cold War?
  2. What was the fear of both sides?
  3. What could the next war become?
  4. What are spheres of Influence?
  5. What is the Iron Curtain? 
  6. Why did the United States have an advantage?
  7. Why did Silly Putty win the Cold War?

Closing 5 minutes: Review Objectives.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Monday, February 26, 2018, World History: Ch. 11.4 End of World War II

Into 5 minutes: Standards, Objectives, Agenda, Attendance, and Pledge of Allegiance
Standards: 10.8.3, 10.8.4, 10.9.1
Objectives: SWBAT
  • Discuss key decisions that led to the end of the war.
  • explain the significance of the atomic bomb.
  • explain outcomes of Yalta and Tehran conference.
  • describe tensions between the United States and Soviet Union 
  • Explain how the Political map changed.
  • Explain New Struggle caused by the Cold War.

Warm Up 10 minutes: Who were the allies and axis during World War II and who were the two main superpowers after World War II?
Tri-Fold 25 minutes: Tehran Conference, Yalta Conference, and Potsdam Conference
  1. Where was the general location of each meeting?
  2. Who was present at these conferences?
  3. What was the main purpose of these discussions?
  4. How did the meetings lead to distrust between the United States and the Soviet Union?
Video 20 minutes:  Cold War Video
  1. What was the Cold War?
  2. What was the fear of both sides?
  3. What could the next war become?
  4. What are spheres of Influence?
  5. What is the Iron Curtain? 
  6. Why did the United States have an advantage?
  7. Why did Silly Putty win the Cold War?
Closing 5 minutes: Review Objectives.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018, World History: Ch. 11.4 World War II

Japanese American were interned by Exec. Order 9066
Into 5 minutes: Standards, Objectives, Agenda, Attendance, and Pledge of Allegiance
Standards: 10.8.3, 10.8.4, 10.9.1
Objectives: SWBAT
  • Discuss key decisions that led to the end of the war.
  • explain the significance of the atomic bomb.
  • explain outcomes of Yalta and Tehran conference.
  • describe tensions between the United States and Soviet Union
  • Explain how the Political map changed.
  • Explain New Struggle caused by the Cold War.
Warm Up 10 minutes:
  1. Upfront
  1. Why did Japanese Americans remain loyal to U.S. even though they were interned?
Reading 20 minutes: p. 562-563 Britain, Germany, Japan
  1. What was the effect of bombing these cities?
  2. Was the decision to use the atomic bomb different from Allied decisions to bomb civilian population centers in Europe? Why or Why not?
Geography Skills 10 minutes: p. 564 #1-2
Tri-Fold 25 minutes: Tehran Conference, Yalta Conference, and Potsdam Conference
  1. Where was the general location of each meeting?
  2. Who was present at these conferences?
  3. What was the main purpose of these discussions?
  4. How did the meetings lead to distrust between the United States and the Soviet Union?


Totalitarianism Last day
Monday, March 12, 2018

ORANGE:

Objective:  

I can show how much I have learned about totalitarianism!

Agenda:  


Homework:

Diary Entry due Wednesday at noon -- snow day or no snow day.

BLUE

Objective:

I can examine examples of totalitarianism in the world today.

Agenda:

Introduction to Freedom House website

Group research on modern examples of authoritarianism.

Homework:

Diary Entry due Wednesday -- snow day or no snow day.

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