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HWW- 5/14/14 May 14, 2014

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    • Do Now- Should the U.S. have used the atomic bomb on Japan? Why/ why not (5 minutes)
    • We will watch Holocaust on Trial. As you watch, consider and respond to the following questions:
    • What evidence was presented by Irving to support his contention that the Holocaust didn’t happen?
    • What evidence did Deborah Lipstadt’s attorney introduce to prove the existence of the Holocaust?
    • How would you respond to someone who denied the Holocaust?
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APUSH- 5/14/14 May 14, 2014

Posted by Mr. Klopfenstein in advanced placement, APUSH, Class Activities, history, United States history.
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APUSH Exam today!

HWW- 5/13/14 May 13, 2014

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  • Do Now- Why did ordinary Germans participate in (or at least not protest) the Holocaust? (5 minutes)
  • Take out your Nuremberg film study guide and cast of characters. Prepare to answer the questions while watching the film. There will be questions from the film on the WWII test.
  • WWII Test is Friday. You will be able to use you learning targets packet. You will want to review the self-evaluation questions on the last 3 pages of the packet prior to the test.

APUSH- 5/13/14 May 13, 2014

Posted by Mr. Klopfenstein in advanced placement, APUSH, Class Activities, history, United States history.
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Last day of Presidential debates!

HWW- 5/12/14 May 12, 2014

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  • Do Now- Should President Truman have ordered the use of the atomic bomb? Why/why not?(5 minutes)
  • Take notes over the Holocaust presentation in class. (15 minutes)
  • Complete the Holocaust story notes page using the Holocaust reading in the packet. (15 minutes)
  • Continue “Nuremberg.”
  • Before the end of class, you should be able to answer learning targets 8, 9, & 18.
  • WWII test on Friday!

APUSH- 5/12/14 May 12, 2014

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  • We continued the presidential debates.

HWW- 5/9/14 May 9, 2014

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Students watched “Nuremberg” and took notes in the learning targets packet.

APUSH- 5/9/14 May 9, 2014

Posted by Mr. Klopfenstein in advanced placement, APUSH, Class Activities, history, United States history.
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Students watched part 2 of Making Sense of the 60s.

HWW- Block Day, 5/7/14 & 5/8/14 May 8, 2014

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  • Do Now- What was the tactic of island hopping? Explain. (4 minutes)
  • Pick up the Holocaust packet from the table by the door.
  • Finish your WWII events timeline while following the in-class presentation. (20 minutes)
  • Complete the Holocaust story notes page using the Holocaust reading in the packet.
  • Before the end of class, you should be able to answer learning targets 8, 9, & 18.

APUSH- Block Day, 5/7/14 & 5/8/14 May 7, 2014

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  • Presidential debates began!
    • Hr. 4 winners- Adams, Wilson, Eisenhower, Jackson, Monroe, Bush, Reagan, Jefferson, Polk.
    • Hr. 4 round 2 matchups: Lincoln v. Adams, Wilson v. Eisenhower, Truman v. Jackson, Monroe v. TR, Washington v. Bush, Reagan v. Jefferson, Kennedy v. Polk, FDR v. Obama/John Q Adams winner.
    • Hr. 5 winners- Lincoln, Reagan, Madison, Kennedy, FDR, Wilson, Eisenhower.  TR and Cleveland will finish the first round on Monday.
    • Hr. 5 round 2 match-ups: Lincoln v. Reagan, Madison v. Kennedy, FDR v. Wilson, Eisenhower v. TR/Cleveland winner.
    • Hr. 7 winners- Grant, Truman, Reagan, TR, FDR, Kennedy.
    • Hr. 7 round 2 matchups- Lincoln v. Grant, TR v. Truman, FDR v. Kennedy, Reagan v. Washington/Buchanan winner.