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HWW- 3/8/13 March 8, 2013

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  • Do Now- When is war justified?
  • Pick up the WWI learning targets packet from the table by the door.
  • Turn to the quotes beginning on page 3 of the packet. Read and interpret the quotes with the help of your elbow partner.
    • Which quotes seem to support the use of war, and which condemn it’s use? Why?
    • Answer the concluding question: When is war justified?
  • Read the selection starting on page 6 of the packet over causes of WWI.
    • What are the M.A.I.N. causes of WWI?
    • Which ones were more important?
  • With any time left, work on the WWI vocabulary packet.
  • WWI vocab will be due Monday.

APUSH- 3/8/13 March 8, 2013

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  • Students took the chapter 33, 34 vocab quiz
  • We discussed post World War I diplomacy and American Isolationism

HWW- Block Day, 3/6/13 & 3/7/13 March 7, 2013

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  • Do Now- Why did European powers feel the need to imperialize?
  • Answer the following essay questions to answer on a separate sheet of paper:
    • Essay # 1- Compare and contrast Italy’s process of unification to Germany’s. (4 points) How were they alike/ different?
    • Essay # 2- Compare German Unification to the Meiji Restoration. (4 points). How were they alike/ different?
    • Essay #3- Compare and contrast the artistic movements of the 19th Century (Neo-Classicism, Romanticism, Impressionism).
  • In your responses, be sure to explain important people, places, and events relevant to each topic. What roles did Nationalism and/or Industrialization play?
  • With any time remaining, work on the World War I vocab. Due Monday.

APUSH- Block Day, 3/6/13 & 3/7/13 March 7, 2013

Posted by Mr. Klopfenstein in advanced placement, APUSH, Class Activities, history, United States history.
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Students viewed the first part of America and the Holocaust: Deceit and Indifference, and completed the study guide.

I have scored the following assignments on Turnitin.com and entered them on Synergy:

  • Unit 6 Study Guide
  • Social Aspects of WWI
  • Traditionalists v. Modernists

You have until Wednesday to make any necessary revisions and re-submit works-in-progress for credit this quarter.

HWW- 3/5/13 March 5, 2013

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  • Do Now- Does Nationalism inevitably lead to war?
  • Review yesterday’s learning.
  • Discuss the essay questions with your elbow partners. Use your notes and learning targets packets to find ideas and examples to use in answering the questions.
  • Tomorrow you will answer the following essay questions to answer on a separate sheet of paper:
    • Essay # 1- Compare and contrast Italy’s process of unification to Germany’s. (4 points) How were they alike/ different?
    • Essay # 2- Compare German Unification to the Meiji Restoration. (4 points). How were they alike/ different?
    • Essay #3- Compare and contrast the artistic movements of the 19th Century (Neo-Classicism, Romanticism, Impressionism).
  • In your responses, be sure to explain important people, places, and events relevant to each topic. What roles did Nationalism and/or Industrialization play?

APUSH- 3/5/13 March 5, 2013

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  • What does it mean that the average on the take-home test was 94% and the average on the follow-up pop quiz was 63%
  • How are you preparing for the AP Exam?
  • We discussed the lead-up to WWII
  • diplomacy of the 1930s
    • “Good Neighbor Policy”
    • London Economic Conference
    • recognition of the USSR
  • Rise of Fascism & Militarism
    • Mussolini
    • Hitler
    • Japan
  • American Isolationism
    • Nye Committee
    • Neutrality Acts

HWW- 3/4/13 March 4, 2013

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  • Student should spend a few minutes answering the Do Now question on the board: “How do artistic movements reflect what is happening in society?” (3 minutes)
  • Collect Masterpiece assessment.  Ask students to fold their papers in fourths to turn in.  Leave these on the table next to my desk.
  • Have students take out their “Setting the Stage” packets and turn to the “Democratic Reform and Activism” story notes page, and complete using pages 313-316 in the text. (15 minutes)
  • Then have students turn to the “Five Years of My Life” reading in the packet and answer the discussion questions. (10 minutes)
  • Distribute the “Leopold’s Heart of Darkness” reading. Ask students to use the remainder of the period to read the article and answer the discussion questions at the end. (20 minutes)

APUSH- 3/4/13 March 4, 2013

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  • Distribute the Unit 6 spot check exam and Scantron answer sheets. Have students take this as a test. Collect and leave tests and answer sheets on my desk.
  • When finished with the spot test, have students work on their New Deal presentations. – Oops!