Honors_U.S._History

Week of November 13-7 The Roaring Twenties

- Introduction to the Roaring Twenties

Honors First semester Final Study Guide

 









WWI Unit

Day 1 and 2 :  Alliances Simulation and WWI Map                                                                                                                                                                                    Day 3:  Causes of WWI - PowerPoint                                                                                                                                                                                                           Day 4:  WWI Propaganda Activity - Should the United States Get Involved?                                                                                                                                  Day 5:  Presentations of Propaganda Activity and The failures of the Treaty of Versailles

Day 6:  WWI Conclusion - Test over notes/power points and map - 50 points.
Use the following PowerPoints to prepare for your test
 
 PowerPoint - WWI Propaganda - WWIWartimePropaganda.pptWWIWartimePropaganda.ppt

 






Unit II:  Debating current issues - Where do you stand on the issues?

Presentations Due:

Silver 1 and 2:  Thursday October 12th

Blue 1 and 2:  Friday October 13th

Political Spectrum Values Questionaire

 Current Issues Debate Information Link

Current Issues Debate Rubric Link

 Pear Deck Tutorial Link -

How to share a Pear Deck for Collaboration -  Go to this site to learn how to share your Pear Deck with group members so everyone can edit it.






Second Semester Final Study Guide

 

Week of April 24 - May 12 - Civil Rights Movement Activity

Week of May 1 - May 5

  • Students will have two and a half days to complete the following;
  1. Create a WeVideo to introduce their Civil Rights Movement people and topic
  2. Create a lesson to teach their peers - possible ideas:  use Peardeck, Prezi, PowerPoint, etc...
  3. Create a way to assess their peers understanding - Kahoot, quizzlet,  etc.....

Week of May 8-12

  • Students will begin presentations on Civil Rights Movement Activity
  • Three presentations per class period           

 

 

 

Week of April 17th - Cold War Conclusion

  • Peer and Self-Evaluation on Cold War Museum Project
  • Cold War Terms -  Please answer the following questions in complete sentences and in your own words (no cutting and pasting).  Cold War Terms Link .   Due:  End of Class April 19th

 

 

Week of April 3rd - Cold War Museum Project

- Creating Web Sites - Weebly.com and WeVideo

Projects due: 

Blue 1 and 2 - Thursday April 14

Silver 1 and 3 - Friday April 15

Blue 3 and Silver 2 - Monday April 18 and Tuesday April 19th

 

Honors First semester Final Study Guide

U.S. History First Semester Final Study Guide

 

 

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ACTIVITY LINK

 Week of October 3

Election unit - Debating the issues

Political Spectrum Values Questionaire

 Current Issues Debate Information Link

Current Issues Debate Rubric Link

 Pear Deck Tutorial Link

 

 






























Week of Feb. 1 WWII Introduction
  • WWII Map
  • WWII PowerPoint - Part I: The Road to War

Week of Feb. 8

Week of Feb. 15

    WWII PowerPoint - Part II: War in Europe
    Dr. Beers - College Prep Information
    • Video: Band of Brothers
    • Japanese Internment Camp Activity-"Fear" and "Nowhere to Go"
    • Korematsu vs the United States - Was the internment of Japanese Americans Constitutional?
    • Homework: Study for Quiz Map WWII
    • Ch. 39 Discussion Questions - Due Friday
    • Quiz: Map WWII
    • Due: Korematsu Decision - Closing Argument
    • The Decision to drop the Atomic Bomb

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Week of Wednesday Jan. 4

    Introduction to the Great Depression
    -Economy of the 1920s: Synthesizing Pieces of Evidence
    -Movie:  Cinderella Man
    -Notes - Stock Market Crash and Causes of the Great Depression
    -Finish movie and notes on the Stock Market Crash and Causes of the Great Depression
    -Start the New Deal on Trial - a mock trial on FDR and his New Deal Programs. 
    -conclusion of the mock trial:  The New Deal on Trial
    -writing a persuasive essay - Did FDR's New Deal programs ultimately help or hurt us?

     

     

     

     

     


     

     

     


     

    Week of October 3

    Election unit - Debating the issues

    Political Spectrum Values Questionaire

    Current Issues Debate Information Link

    WWII Activities

     Week of Feb. 8-11 WWII Introduction

    • WWII Map
    • Movie - My Way

    Week of Feb. 15-19

    • Due: WWII Map
    • Dr. Beers - College Prep Information
    • WWII PowerPoint - Part I: The Road to War

    Week of Feb. 22-26

      WWII PowerPoint - Part II: War in Europe
    • Video: Band of Brothers
    • Japanese Internment Camp Activity-"Fear" and "Nowhere to Go"
    • Korematsu vs the United States - Was the internment of Japanese Americans Constitutional?
    • Homework: Study for Quiz Map WWII
    • Ch. 39 Discussion Questions - Due Friday
    • Quiz: Map WWII
    • Due: Korematsu Decision - Closing Argument
    • The Decision to drop the Atomic Bomb
    • Introduction to Cold War Museum Project
    • Video: Band of Brothers
    • WWII PowerPoint: Part I The Road to War

     

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    November 2-13 :   WWI Unit

    Day 1 and 2 :  Introduction to WWI - Watch movie War Horse
    Day 3: Alliances Simulation and WWI Map
    Day 4:  Causes of WWI - PowerPoint  and   WWI Propaganda Activity - Should the United States Get Involved?
    Day 5:  Presentations of Propaganda Activity and The failures of the Treaty of Versailles
    Day 6:  WWI Conclusion - Test over notes/power points and map - 50 points.
    Use the following PowerPoints to prepare for your test
     
     PowerPoint - WWI Propaganda - WWIWartimePropaganda.pptWWIWartimePropaganda.ppt

     WWI - Ch. 33 and 34 DQs.pdfWWI - Ch. 33 and 34 DQs.pdf

    Week of November 16-20 The Roaring Twenties

    - Introduction to the Roaring Twenties

    Week of December 14-18 - First Semester Final

    Honors First semester Final Study Guide

     

     

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