Monday November 26th, 2018

Monday, November 26, 2018

U.S. History

Monday-11/26/18:

  • Bell Work-1.) Who is the speaker in this passage and what was his profession? 2.) Reflect on the last sentence of the primary source referencing the process of buying on speculation. “There was rampant (widespread) speculation, and if you wanted to take part all you had to do was put up 10 percent of the money and the broker would cover the rest …”. What potential problems can we infer might exist when it comes to buying stock on speculation? 3.) Do you think the ability to buy stock on speculation was a good thing or a bad thing when it comes to leveling the playing field between wealthy and middle-class Americans? *Please explain your thoughts
  • Attendance- While Class is Doing Bell Work
  • DBQ-Harlem Renaissance-DBQ-2018
  • Vocabulary Frayer Model Activity-Chapter 14-The Great Depression Begins
  • Daily Objective-
  • Content Objective:
    • SWD evaluation of the cultural, literary, artistic and musical movement that defined the African-American community in New York during the Harlem Renaissance by interpreting the meaning of several primary source documents in a collaborative activity
    • SWD analysis of key terms associated with the unit covering the start of the Great Depression by defining and personalizing vocabulary terms in a vocabulary-based activity
  • Language Objective:
      • Students will read, discuss and record information pertaining to the cultural, literary, artistic and musical movement that defined the African-American community in New York during the Harlem Renaissance by identifying key pieces of information contained in a DBQ packet with the help of a partner
      • Students will read and record important vocabulary terms pertaining to our unit covering the start of the Great Depression through the use of a frayer model vocabulary activity

 

Supplemental Materials: DBQ-Harlem Renaissance-DBQ-2018 and Vocabulary Frayer Model Activity-Chapter 14-The Great Depression Begins

DBQ-Harlem Renaissance-DBQ-2018

Harlem Renaissance DBQ-Set Up Sheet

Harlem Renaissance-DBQ-2018

 

Vocabulary Frayer Model Activity-Chapter 14-The Great Depression Begins   

Chapter 14-Frayer Model-US

Chapter 14-Vocab Match up Review Game

 

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Government

Monday-11/26/18

  • Bell Work-1.) What is the main idea behind the political cartoon? 2.) What is the relationship the author is trying to make between corporate election spending and NASCAR sponsorship? 3.) In your opinion, would it be better for transparency sake if every U.S. Congress person were forced to disclose the corporations or private groups who donate to their campaign or should we simply trust the system and believe that our representatives are truly voting in the best interests of the people?
  • Attendance-While Class is Doing Bell Work
  • Video-What are Super PACs? (2:59 min)
  • Activity-Special Interest Groups-Brochure Activity (Day 3)
  • Daily Objective-
  • Content Objective:
    • SWD synthesis of the ways in which interest groups work to recruit new members through grass roots tactics by creating a take away element an interest group can use to recruit new members
  • Language Objective:
    • Students will read, research and record the ways in which interest groups work to requite new members through grass roots tactics by creating brochure designed to encourage citizens to join their interest group

 

Supplemental Materials: Activity-Special Interest Groups-Brochure Activity

Special Interest Groups-Brochure Activity

Brochure Template-Blank-2018

Special Interest Groups-Activity Rubric

Special Interest Groups-Supplemental

 

Brochure Examples

American Medical Association-Example Brochure

GLAD-Example Brochure

Green Peace-Example Brochure

League of Women Voters-Example Brochure

National Organization of Women-Example Brochure

Natonal Farmers Union-Example Brochure

 

Research Based Websites

https://votesmart.org/

http://www.opensecrets.org/

 

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