On Wednesday, February 6, students worked on Phocabulary, page 566 #1-9 in the left hand side of the notebook. Was stamped for full credit on Thursday, February 7.
On Friday, February 8th, students took notes in the right hand side of their notebook on WWII begins. After, students turned in notebooks and Dunkirk was played.
On Monday, February 11th, students watched Dunkirk.
On Wednesday, February 13, students continued on with the U.S. Entry into WWII notes (see PowerPoint above, slides 13-22, skip slides 14-15). After, use the Japan Documents to answer the Imperial Japan question in the left hand side of your notebook.
On Thursday, February 14th, finished the U.S. entry into WWII notes (see PPT above, slides 23 till the end). After, watched a scene from Pearl Harbor.
On Tuesday, February 19th, students were handed the WWII Quiz Study Guide. Students were given the entire period to work on it. Will be due on Wednesday, February 20th. The quiz will be 10 multiple choice questions and 4 free response questions.
On Wednesday, February 20th, student turned in their WWII Quiz Study Guide and took their quiz. Students who missed the quiz have until Tuesday, February 26th, to make it up.
On Thursday, February 21st, students took notes on the American Homefront (slides 1-13). Notes will be finished on Friday, February 22nd. After, students read "How Much of Today's 'News' is Propaganda?" Student are to annotate the article (marking the text blue bookmark) and respond to the question in the left hand side of their notebook. Will be stamped for full credit by Friday, February 22nd. Notebook check 3 is due on Friday, February 22nd.
On Friday, February 22nd, finished the American Homefront notes (slides 14-end of ppt). Students turned in notebooks and the Roles of Women in WWII DBQ packet was handed out. Will be due by the end of the period on Monday, February 25th.
February 25-March 1
On Monday, February 25th, students completed the Roles of Women DBQ. Was turned in at the end of the period.
On Tuesday, February 26th, students watched WWII propaganda cartoons and went over the expectations for the WWII propaganda posters students will create in class. Students will have Wednesday, February 27-Friday, March 1st to complete the posters. They will be collected by the end of the period on Friday.
March 4-March 8
On Monday, March 4, students began watching Saving Private Ryan. The movie will be finished on Thursday, March 7. Students will need to answer the questions that go along with the movie. Questions will not be stamped and turned in with Friday's notebook check .
On Friday, March 8th, students are to complete the Saving Private Ryan Letter assignment in the left hand side of the notebook. It does not need to be stamped as it will be due at the end of the period with the notebook check.
March 11-March 15
On Monday, March 11th, students completed the American Heroes notes in the right hand side of their notebook. Students began working on the Japanese Internment DBQ. Each document is to be annotated and the graphic organizer is to be filled in. On the last page, students are to write one paragraph citing two documents. This will be due Wednesday, March 13th at the beginning of the period. It is not a part of the notebook check.
On Tuesday, March 12th, students completed the Japanese Internment notes in the right hand side of their notebook. After, students continued to work on the Japanese Internment DBQ. The DBQ will be due at the beginning of the period on Wednesday, March 13th.
On Wednesday, March 13th, students completed both sets of the Pacific Theater Fill in notes. Students were handed the directions for the Atomic Bomb Essay and the Atomic Bomb Documents that will need to be annotated. The questions DO NOT need to be answered. The documents will be turned in on Friday, March 22nd. The essay will be due in class on Friday, March 22nd and submitted to turnitin.com the night before. Notebook Check 5 will be due on Friday, March 15th.
On Thursday, March 14th, students began annotating their Atomic Bomb Documents. They will continue working on them in class until tomorrow.
On Friday, March 15th, students continued to work on annotating their Atomic Bomb Documents. Notebook Check 5 was also turned in.
March 18-March 22
On Monday, March 18th, students watched Episode 1 of Hiroshima. There were no questions to go with the documentary.
On Tuesday, March 19th, students watched Episode 2 of Hiroshima. There were no questions to go with the documentary.
On Wednesday, March 20th, students worked on their Atomic Bomb Essay in class. The essay must be turned into turnitin.com by Thursday, March 21st at 11:59 p.m. Students must also bring in a hard copy of their essay on Friday, March 22nd.
On Thursday, March 21st, students continued to work on their Atomic Bomb essay in class.
On Friday, March 22nd, students turned in a hard copy of their Atomic Bomb Essay and participated in a Socratic Seminar. Students who were not here do not need to make up the Socratic Seminar, but should have turned in their essay to turnitin.com the night before.