Archive for October 17th 2018

U.S. History

Wednesday-10/17/18: Parent Teacher Conferences-3:30 to 6:30 pm

  • Bell Work-1.) Identity the key information this chart is trying to examine? 2.) What might Germany’s motive have been for increasing the funding in 1914 that was delegated for its army and scaling back on its naval forces? 3.)  If you were a member of the British government how might you use this information to adjust your military strategy heading into 1915?
  • Attendance- While Class is Doing Bell Work
  • Vocabulary Match-up Activity-Chapter 11-The First World War
  • Presentation-Chapter 11-Section 3-The War at Home
  • Guided Notes-Chapter 11-Section 3-The War at Home
  • Daily Objective-
  • Content Objective:
    • SWD analysis of key terms associated with the unit covering Chapter 9 by manipulating of vocabulary terms in a collaborative activity
    • SWD synthesis of the attacks on American civil liberties that changed the social landscape of the United States during WWI by interacting in a short presentation and creating a set of student-centered guided notes
  • Language Objective:
    • Students will watch, listen and record information pertaining to events that led United States into the deadly conflict known as WWI by watching a film and recording poignant video facts that can be used to create discussions about the root causes of WWI
    • Students will read and orally match up important vocabulary terms pertaining to the unit covering Chapter 11 through the use of a vocabulary match-up activity
    • Student will read and record information pertaining to the attacks on American civil liberties that changed the social landscape of the United States during WWI through listening to a short lecture and creating student centered guided notes

 

Supplemental Materials: Vocabulary Match-up Activity-Chapter 11-The First World War, Presentation-Chapter 11-Section 3-The War at Home and Guided Notes-Chapter 11-Section 3-The War at Home

Vocabulary Match-up Activity-Chapter 11-The First World War

Chapter 11-Vocab Match up Review Game

 

Presentation-Chapter 11-Section 3-The War at Home

Chapter 11-Section 3-PPT-2018

 

Guided Notes-Chapter 11-Section 3-The War at Home

Notes-Outline-Chapter 11-Section 3

 

Textbook PDF-Chapter 11-Section 3-The War at Home

The Americans-Chapter 11-Section 3

 

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Government

Wednesday-10/17/18: Parent Teacher Conferences-3:30 to 6:30 pm

  • Bell Work- Bell Work-1.) Based on the table please identify one issue that seems to be particularly divisive for members of the main street Republican Party, Democratic Party and the Libertarian Party. *Remember this means within the issue there is a massively uneven stance between members of that group 2.) Imagine you are a political consultant working for a democratic candidate who was giving a speech in Colorado in front of a group of solid Liberals. Which issue would you identify for your client to focus on in order to gain additional support for his campaign? 3.) Imagine you are a political candidate trying to gauge public opinion a particular idea. Explain in your own words why a table like this might be effective in choosing which political issues to address in certain areas of the country?   
  • Attendance-While Class is Doing Bell Work
  • Video-John Adams-Episode 2-Independence (HBO)-Day 2 (92 min total minutes)
    • Last few minutes w/ Guided Video Questions
  • Video-What do Democrats believe? (3:12 min)
  • Video-What do Republicans believe? (3:20 min)
  • Vocabulary Frayer Model Activity-Chapter 5-Political Parties
  • Daily Objective-
  • Content Objective:
    • SWD analysis of the purpose and functions of a two party political system by interacting in a short presentation
    • SWD analysis of key terms associated with the unit covering the roles and functions political parties play by defining and personalizing vocabulary terms in a vocabulary based activity
  • Language Objective:
    • Students will read and record information pertaining to the purpose and functions of a two party political system through listening to a short lecture
    • Students will read and record important vocabulary terms pertaining to our unit covering the roles and functions political parties play through the use of a frayer model vocabulary activity

 

Supplemental Materials: Vocabulary Frayer Model Activity-Chapter 5-Political Parties

Chapter 5-Frayer Model-Gov

Frayer Vocabulary Model

Chapter 5-Vocabulary

 

Video Clip-What do Democrats believe? (3:12 min)

 

Video Clip-What do Republicans believe? (3:20 min)