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U.S. History First Semester Final Study Guide


WWI Unit-November 19th-30th 

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

Use the following PowerPoints 
 
 PowerPoint - WWI Propaganda - WWIWartimePropaganda.pptWWIWartimePropaganda.ppt


Week of December 2nd The Roaring Twenties

Introduction to the Roaring Twenties

 





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

Presentations Due:  Friday October 12th

Day 1 and 2Choosing Sides Activity - Are you conservative, liberal or moderate?  Find out by taking the following Values Questionaire

Political Spectrum Values Questionaire

 Forming of Teams, deciding on an issue and research.  You will be forming teams and selecting an issue to debate.  Once you have an issue begin to research your topic.  Go to the Current Issues Debate Information Link below

 Current Issues Debate Information Link

Day 3 and Day 4:  Research, creating your Pear Deck and Organizing your debate

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.

Day 5:  Debate-go to the link below to see how you will be graded

Current Issues Debate Rubric Link

 







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?



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?















Week of October 23

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





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

 

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