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WWH- 3/23/10 March 23, 2010

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  • Bellringer- What impact did the Industrial Revolution have on the way WWI was fought?
  • Pick up the WWI note-taking handout from the table by the door.  Prepare to take notes over WWI.
  • WWI test is on Monday, 3/29.  You should go over review questions 1-10 by Wednesday, 11-17 by Thursday, 18-24 by Friday, and 25-27 by Monday.

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APUSH- 3/23/10 March 23, 2010

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Students worked on their New Deal Projects.  When complete, these should be submitted to the appropriate folder in:

:\Resources\Teachers\Klopfenstein_Mark\Inbox\New Deal Project
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WWH- 3/22/10 March 22, 2010

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  • Bellringer- If you were the leader of Austria-Hungary, Germany, Russia, Britain, or France what could you have done to prevent the start of WWI? Explain.
  • Turn in your Dulce Et Decorum Est poster.
  • Take out the Story notes sheet “How Technology Changed Warfare” and prepare to take notes over the video clips.  In your summary statement, include an explanation of how developments in military technology are connected to militarism and to the Industrial Revolution.

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APUSH- 3/22/10 March 22, 2010

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Students worked on the New Deal project.

Students had an opportunity to check out an AP exam review book.

Tentative dates for review sessions:

  • April 6
  • April 13
  • April 20
  • April 27

All review sessions will be held from 7- 10 p.m. in the fixed forum.

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WWH- 3/10/10 March 10, 2010

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  • Bellringer- What factors do you think were most important in causing WWI? Explain.
  • Turn in your causes of WWI poster.
  • Pick up the Story notes sheet “How Technology Changed Warfare” and prepare to take notes over the video clips.  In your summary statement, include an explanation of how developments in military technology are connected to militarism and to the Industrial Revolution.
  • Before leaving class, pick up the “Dulce Et Decorum Est” art project.  Read the poem and the notes, and follow the instructions on the 2nd page to complete the project.  This will be due on Monday, March 22.  That is the day you come back from break.

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APUSH- 3/10/10 March 10, 2010

Posted by Mr. Klopfenstein in advanced placement, APUSH, Class Activities, history, United States history.
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Students took the chapter 31, 32 vocab quiz.  Afterward, I introduced the New Deal project we will work on after Spring Break.

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WWH- 3/9/10 March 9, 2010

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  • Bellringer- How did the Alliance system allow a small conflict to turn into a major war?
  • Have a seat anywhere.  The desks have been arranged to represent downtown Sarajevo.
  • Prepare to take take part in a reenactment of the event that triggered WWI.
  • If any time remains, work on the WWI causes poster assignment in the packet. Due Wednesday.

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APUSH- 3/9/10 March 9, 2010

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Students reviewed the first half of chapter 32 via CPS.

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WWH- 3/8/10 March 8, 2010

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  • Bellringer- What were the MAIN causes of WWI?
  • Turn in the WWI vocab to the tray by the door.  If you do not turn this in, sign up on the clipboard for Overtime today to earn up to 90%.
  • Prepare to take notes over the causes of WWI.
  • Work on the WWI causes poster assignment in the packet. Due Wednesday.

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APUSH- 3/8/10 March 8, 2010

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We talked about the roaring ’20s.

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