Thursday May 31st, 2018

Thursday, May 31, 2018

U.S. History

Thursday-5/31/18:

  • Bell Work-1.) Can you describe in your own words why the speaker is so upset with President Johnson’s decision to make Vietnam the priority of his Presidency in 1967? 2.)  Explain how the struggles President Johnson experienced trying to balance the Vietnam War and the fight for civil rights are similar to President Wilson’s experience during the Progressive Era/WWI? 3.) What do you think about the author’s message in the primary source? Does he have the right to criticize President Johnson or does the need to fight Communism during the Cold War make it a higher priority than domestic issues at home?
  • Attendance-While Class is Doing Bell Work
  • Presentation-Origins of the Vietnam War-Supplemental PPT
  • Guided Tour-Chapter 22-The Vietnam War Years
  • Daily Objective-
  • Content Objective:
    • SWD comprehension of the colonial oppression that led to the fight for Vietnamese independence and the subsequent involvement of U.S. military forces by interacting in a short informational presentation
    • SWD knowledge of the United States’ military campaign in Vietnam by locating and recording information in a research based textbook activity
  • Language Objective:
    • Students will listen, orally discuss and respond to how the colonial oppression that led to the fight for Vietnamese independence and the subsequent involvement of U.S. military forces by participating in classroom discussions following a short lecture by the teacher
    • Students will read and record information pertaining to the United States’ military campaign in Vietnam through completing a guided our activity

 

Supplemental Materials: Presentation-Origins of the Vietnam War-Supplemental PPT and Guided Tour-Chapter 22-The Vietnam War Years

Presentation-Origins of the Vietnam War-Supplemental PPT

Origins of the Vietnam War

 

Guided Tour-Chapter 22-The Vietnam War Years

Chapter 22 Guided Tour

Chapter 22-Textbook-PDFs

 

4th Hour-Class Work

Chapter 22-Section 1-Notes Moving Towards Conflict 

Notes-Outline-Chapter 22-Section 1

 

Text Book PDF

The Americans-Chapter 22-Section 1

 

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Government

Thursday-6/01/18:

  • Bell Work-1.) List the demands contained in the primary source made on Taliban leaders by President Bush? 2.) What are the two reasons/justifications President Bush gave for invading Afghanistan in his speech? 3.) Based on the information contained in the primary source what is your opinion of the way in which the United States and its allies attempted to win support from the Afghan people?  
  • Attendance-While Class is Doing Bell Work
  • Presentation-Chapter 14-The Presidency in Action-Streamlined Version (9 Slides)
  • Notes-Chapter 14-Section 1-Growth of Presidential Powers, Chapter 14-Section 2-Presidential Powers, Chapter 14-Section 3-Domestic and Military Powers and Chapter 14-Section 4-Legislative and Judicial Powers
  • Daily Objective-
  • Content Objective:
    • SWD comprehension of how the line of presidential succession works and the growing responsibilities that accompany the office of the Vice President by interacting in a short presentation and completing guided notes
  • Language Objective:
    • Students will listen, orally discuss and respond to how the role of the president has changed over the last two hundred and fifty years and the growing responsibilities that accompany the office of the president by participating in classroom discussions following a short lecture by the teacher along with a set of student guided notes

 

Supplemental Materials: Presentation-Chapter 14-The Presidency in Action-Streamlined Version (9 Slides) and Notes-Chapter 14-Section 1-Growth of Presidential Powers, Chapter 14-Section 2-Presidential Powers, Chapter 14-Section 3-Domestic and Military Powers and Chapter 14-Section 4-Legislative and Judicial Powers

Presentation-Chapter 14-The Presidency in Action-Streamlined Version (9 Slides)

Chapter 14-The Presidency in Action-Streamlined Version

 

Notes-Chapter 14-Section 1-Growth of Presidential Powers, Chapter 14-Section 2-Presidential Powers, Chapter 14-Section 3-Domestic and Military Powers and Chapter 14-Section 4-Legislative and Judicial Powers

Chapter 14-Section 1-4-Guided Notes

 

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