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HWW- 5/24/13 May 24, 2013

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  • Do Now- Should the U.S. pursue energy independence?
  • Turn in your Do Now sheet.
  • Turn in your hall passes for extra credit.
  • Pick up the “Suez Canal Crisis” handout.  We will work through this together in class, and before the end of the period, you will write the short essay.
  • Change the prompt to read: “Why was the Suez Canal Crisis so important to Britain, France, the U.S. and the U.S.S.R?  How did Egypt try to use its position and Cold War politics to its advantage?”
  • This is a test grade, so focus and do your best! Since we didn’t have time to write this in class, this will be optional.  I will count it only if it will help your grade.

APUSH- 5/24/13 May 24, 2013

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  • We finished King of the Hill.
  • Check Mr. Mowry’s website for the AP Gov summer assignment
  • Bring your texts and review books to check in.

HWW- Block Day, 5/22/13 & 5/23/13 May 22, 2013

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  • Do Now- Why was India divided at its independence into India and Pakistan?
  • Pick up “Wall- A World Divided”/OPEC story notes from table.
  • Read about the history of Arab-Israeli relations on pages 583-589 in your text and fill in the Conflicts in the Middle East page of the learning targets packet. (15 minutes)
  • Watch the short video clip about OPEC and use it to answer the questions on the OPEC notes page. (5 minutes)
  • Watch “Wall- A World Divided.” You will take notes, and come up with your own focus questions and summary. (50 minutes)
  • By the end of the period, you should be able to answer learning target 12 & 15.

APUSH- Block Day, 5/22/13 & 5/23/13 May 22, 2013

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  • We took the school climate survey
  • We started King of the Hill. You may submit a film review of this by Tuesday for extra credit.
  • Film review for Confederate States of America should be submitted to turnitin.com by Friday.
  • return review books
  • You may also return textbooks if you are certain you will not need them to study for the final.
  • Final exempt list as of 5/22/13:
    • Adelmund
    • Bajpai
    • Beardslee
    • Chen
    • Clark
    • Daugherty
    • DeBoer
    • Edalati
    • Friedlander
    • Hsu
    • Jilovec
    • Jones
    • Krump
    • Marin
    • Mercer
    • Moon
    • Motsonashvili
    • Patel
    • Rainer
    • Sivakumar
    • Steinhilber
    • Subramanian
    • Vandervoort
    • Yeazel

HWW- 5/21/13 May 22, 2013

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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- 5/21/13 May 21, 2013

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  • We finished Confederate States of America.  Submit your film reviews to Turnitin.com by Friday.
  • Return your review books ASAP.
  • You may also return your textbook if you are certain you won’t need it study for the final.

HWW- 5/20/13 May 20, 2013

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  • Do Now- Describe the Truman Doctrine.
  • Wrap up Cold War in Europe lecture (10 minutes)
  • Work on 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.
  • Cold War vocab due tomorrow.

APUSH- 5/20/13 May 20, 2013

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  • We reviewed the 2013 APUSH exam questions.
  • We held the remaining presidential debates
  • We continued watching Confederate States of America.
  • Updated list of those exempt from the final (pending unit 8 DBQs):
    • Adelmund
    • Bajpai
    • Beardslee
    • Chen
    • Clark
    • Daugherty
    • DeBoer
    • Edalati
    • Friedlander
    • Hsu
    • Jilovec
    • Jones
    • Krump
    • Marin
    • Mercer
    • Moon
    • Motsonashvili
    • Patel
    • Rainer
    • Sivakumar
    • Steinhilber
    • Subramanian
    • Vandervoort
    • Yeazel
  • Please return review books ASAP.  You may also return your text if you are certain that you will not be taking the final.

HWW- 5/17/13 May 17, 2013

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  • Do Now- What surprises you about Germany on the Cold War-Europe map?
  • Turn in your WWII essays.
  • 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, finish 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- 5/17/13 May 17, 2013

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Tentative list of those exempt from final:

  • Adelmund
  • Beardslee
  • Chen
  • Clark
  • Daugherty
  • DeBoer
  • Edalati
  • Friedlander
  • Hsu
  • Jilovec
  • Jones
  • Mercer
  • Moon
  • Motsonashvili
  • Patel
  • Rainer
  • Sivkumar
  • Steinhilber
  • Subramanian
  • Vandervoort
  • Yeazel

If you believe that you should be on the list, discuss it with me in person on Monday, preferably before or after school.