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APUSH- 8/26/14 & 8/27/14 August 27, 2014

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In my absence, Mr. Ewig took students through a presentation overviewing APUSH and introducing elements of the new exam: multiple choice, short-answer question, long essays, and DBQs.

World History- 8/26/14 & 8/27/14 August 27, 2014

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  • We watched The Medici: Makers of Modern Art
  • Students completed the story notes guide for the film

HWW- 5/21/13 May 21, 2014

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  • Do Now- What were the main reasons the U.S. fought in Korea? Vietnam?
  • Turn in the Cold War vocab to the tray by the door.
  • Watch the video clips (2) about Vietnam and take notes on your notes page.
  • Turn to the “Cold War Divides the World page, and complete using the video clips over the Cuban Missile Crisis and Iran hostage crisis and pages 548-553 in your text.
  • Turn to the “Indian Subcontinent Achieves Freedom” page in the packet and complete using the video clip and pages 563-569 in your text. (15 minutes)
  • Turn to the “Conflicts in the Middle East” page in the packet. Complete using pages 583- 589 in your text. (15 minutes).
  • By the end of the period, you should be able to answer learning targets 11-14.

APUSH- Block Day, 5/21/14 & 5/22/14 May 21, 2014

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  • Film Festival continue. . .
  • Film reviews need to be submitted to Turnitin.com by Tuesday, May 27.

HWW- 5/20/14 May 20, 2014

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  • Do Now- Describe the Truman Doctrine.
  • Turn in Cold War vocab.
  • Wrap up Cold War in Europe lecture (10 minutes)
  • Jigsaw the “Communists Take Power in China” page in the packet using pages 538-541 in your text. Prepare to discuss. (12 minutes)
  • Do the “Wars in Korea and Vietnam” page in the packet for homework using pages 542-547 in your text.(12 minutes)
  • Turn to the “Cold War Divides the World” page, and complete using pages 548-553.
  • By the end of the period, you should be able to answer learning target questions 7f-j, 11.

APUSH- 5/20/14 May 20, 2014

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  • Film festival continued. . .
  • Updated final exemption list:
    • Bieker, Carey, Conners, Dyer, Gorthy, Gunnar, Hardy, Hoffman, Hsu, Jarrell, Kahn, Mikuls, Morris, Mrla, Piero, Rajasingh, Rudigier, A., Rudigier, E., Shull, Waldberg, Wise.
  • Tomorrow is the last day to submit work and retake quizzes!

HWW- 5/19/14 May 19, 2014

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  • Do Now- Which countries came out of WWII the strongest?
  • Turn in your WWII essays.
  • Pick up the Cold War Learning Targets packet, and read the excerpts from the “Iron Curtain” speech. Discuss with your elbow partner and answer the questions. (10 minutes)
  • Turn to the “Superpowers Face Off” page in the learning targets packet. Complete the story notes page using pages 531-536 in your text. (15 minutes)
  • Cold War in Europe lecture. (20 minutes)
  • With any time left, work on your Cold War maps.
  • Be prepared to answer learning target questions 1, 2, 3, 7a-e, 8, 9, and 10 before the end of the period.
  • Cold War vocab due Tuesday.

APUSH- 5/19/14 May 19, 2014

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  • Film Festival continues. . .
  • Wednesday is the last day to submit DBQs and re-take vocab quizzes.

HWW- 5/16/14 May 16, 2014

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  • Complete the WWII test using a #2 pencil. Be sure to write your name on the test. When finished, turn test and answer sheet in to tray.
  • Pick up the WWII essay from the table at the front of the room. This will be a take-home part of the assessment. Answer two of the essay questions on the sheet provided, and return your answers on Monday.
  • After finishing the test, pick up the Cold War vocab. Due on Tuesday, May 20.

APUSH- 5/16/14 May 16, 2014

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  • Film Festival continues. . .
  • Updated final exemption list:
    • Bieker, Carey, Conners, Dyer, Gorthy, Gunnar, Hardy, Hoffman, Hsu, Jarrell, Mikuls, Morris, Mrla, Rajasingh, Rudigier, A., Rudigier, E., Waldberg