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HWW- 2/28/14 February 28, 2014

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  • Do Now- How was the Meiji Restoration good for Japan? How was it bad? (4 minutes)
  • Turn to the Italian unification notes page and fill in as necessary. We will finish these before moving on to German Unification. (35 minutes)
  • Continue on to the German unification notes page. We will take notes over this until the end of the period.
  • Complete T chart in packet comparing Italian and German Unification.
  • By the end of the period, you should be able to write a detailed response to learning target questions #2, 3, 4.

APUSH- 2/28/14 February 28, 2014

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  • Students worked on test corrections for unit 6
  • Typed responses for the unit 6 DBQ to submit to Turnitin.com
  • First unit 7 assignment due Monday.

HWW- Block Day, 2/26/14 & 2/28/14 February 27, 2014

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  • Do Now- How does Social Darwinism justify imperialism? (3 minutes)
  • Turn in Setting the Stage for Conflict vocab to the tray by the door
  • Turn to pp. 376-379 in your text to take notes and prepare a story for “Modernization in Japan” and to complete the “Modernization in Japan” reading guide page. Be prepared to answer questions and discuss. (38 minutes)
  • Turn to the “Modernization in Japan” Story notes page. Watch the film about the Perry expedition and its impact and take notes. (8 minutes)
  • Turn to the Italian unification notes page and fill in as necessary. We will finish these before moving on to German Unification. (35 minutes)
  • By the end of the period, you should be able to answer learning target questions 2, 7, 8, 9.

 

APUSH- Block Day, 2/26/14 & 2/27/14 February 27, 2014

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  • Students wrote the Unit 6 DBQ.

HWW- 2/25/14 February 25, 2014

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  • Do Now- Are some people naturally superior to others? (3 minutes)
  • Turn to Social Darwinism page in the packet. Read and interpret the 4 quotes from Charles Darwin. These are challenging so be sure to read carefully and think! (15 minutes)
  • Participate in the lecture about imperialism in Africa. You may add notes on the last page of the packet. (30 minutes)
  • By the end of the period, you should be able to answer learning target questions 10, 11, 12.
  • Vocab is due on block day.

 

APUSH- 2/25/14 February 25, 2014

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  • Students took the unit 6 objective test.
  • Unit 7 materials have been emailed to your school accounts.

HWW- 2/24/14 February 24, 2014

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  • Do Now- Are some people naturally superior to others? (3 minutes)
  • Test corrections- you do not need to do anything with numbers 2, 3, 12, 14.
  • Pick up the Setting the Stage for Conflict packet from the table by the door.
  • Turn to the Setting the Stage research page. Find information online to respond to the prompts. (30 minutes)

 

APUSH- 2/24/14 February 24, 2014

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  • Students took the chapter 31, 32 vocab quiz.
  • We reviewed the unit 5 DBQ.

HWW- 2/21/14 February 21, 2014

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  • Do Now Question- “What do all the Nationalist Revolutions have in common? In what ways are they different?”
  • Take Nationalist Revolutions quiz
    • Mark A for true and B for false.
    • When finished with the test, turn in the test answer sheet to the tray by the door.
  • Pick up and begin working on the Setting the Stage for War vocab sheet. This will be due next week on block day.

 

APUSH- 2/21/14 February 21, 2014

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We discussed causes of the Great Depression, then students participated in an interactive to help understand the role of banks and bank failures in the Great Depression.