U.S._History

2nd Semester Final Study Guide

Week of April 16-20

Civil Rights Movement Activity - Groups will have 2 full days of research

Civil Rights Movement Famous People and Topics Link

Civil Rights Movement Activity Link

Rubric for Civil Rights Movement Activity Link

Week of April 23-27 - Working on Presentations

Students will have two 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(tutorial below), Prezi, PowerPoint, etc...
  3. Create a way to assess their peers understanding - Kahoot, quizzlet,  etc.....

Week of April 30 - May 4 - Presentations Due

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

Pear Deck Tutorial Link -

U-tube video link by Alli Winterle(Mr. Roiko's amazing daughter) https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4B3gNFHQbdhU0ZaQjloUU9VbFU/view?usp=sharing

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.




Civil Rights Movement Activity – 100 points

 Task:  Your group of 4 will be given a list of key people/topics of the Civil Rights Movement.  You will complete the following activities:

1.       Research your key people/topics – 25 points.  You will have two class periods to complete the following:

  • Define Civil Rights in your own words
  • Identify some key factors preventing the movement
  • Describe the significance of your key people and topics
  • Make connections between your key people and topics
     

2.       Teaching your peers about your particular grouping – 50 points.  You will have two class periods to complete the following tasks:

  • Your group will have 20 minutes to creatively present your information.
  • Use WeVideo or Animoto to introduce your topic (1-2 min). Determine how you will teach the main information to your peers (Peardeck,Prezi,skit,etc…).
  • Assess your peers to check for understanding – 25 points

Come up with a way to assess your peers in class – Kahoot, quizzlet, wordsearch, crossword, etc…..

3.       Presentations begin the week of Monday April 30. Your group will present on:______________________




Week of Wednesday Jan. 4

Introduction to the Great Depression

Week of Wednesday Jan. 4

Introduction to the Great Depression
-Economy of the 1920s: Synthesizing Pieces of Evidence
-Notes - Stock Market Crash and Causes of the Great Depression
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?


U.S. History First Semester Final Study Guide

Week of November 16-20 The Roaring Twenties

Week of Wednesday Jan. 4

Introduction to the Great Depression
-Economy of the 1920s: Synthesizing Pieces of Evidence
-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?











- Introduction to the Roaring Twenties

 




Week of October 23

  • Current Issues Debate - Conclusion and Group/Self Evaluations
  • Persuasive Essays - Silver 1 and 2 practice.  Blue 1 and 2 graded
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





Week of October 9 - Working on the debate:  Picking topics, researching and creating a Pear Deck

Week of October 16th - Presentations due

Debating the issues

Take the following values questionaire to determine where you fit on the Political Spectrum -Political Spectrum Values Questionaire

Information on the Activity:  - Current Issues Debate Information Link

How to create your Pear Deck:  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.

How your group will be graded: Current Issues Debate Rubric Link

 





Week of Wednesday Jan. 4

Introduction to the Great Depression
-Movie:  Cinderella Man
-Notes - Stock Market Crash and Causes of the Great Depression
Week of Jan. 11th
"Brother Can You Spare A Dime" WebQuest - an activity that describes the impact that the Great Depression had on individuals

 

 

U.S. History First Semester Final Study Guide

 

 Week of October 3

Election unit - Debating the issues

 Current Issues Debate Information Link

Current Issues Debate Rubric Link

 Pear Deck Tutorial Link

 November :   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

 

Week of December The Roaring Twenties
- Introduction to the Roaring Twenties

 

 

 

 

 

Week of October 3

Election unit - Debating the issues

 
 

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

 Week of December The Roaring Twenties

- Introduction to the Roaring Twenties

Week of December 14-18 - First Semester Final

 

U.S. History First Semester Final Study Guide

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

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