Wednesday November 28th, 2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

U.S. History

Wednesday-11/28/18:

  • Bell Work-1.) What is the main idea behind the political cartoon? 2.) Show your understanding of the time period by identifying the major reason that so many American’s lost everything when the banks collapsed following the stock market crash of 1929? 3.) Based on what we have learned throughout our unit how would you explain the artist’s choice to use a squirrel as part of the analogy for the effect of the bank failures on the American people?
  • Attendance-While Class is Doing Bell Work
  • Video- How the Stock Exchange Works (For Dummies) (3:33 min)
  • Article-The Stock Market Crash of 1929 by Jesse Colombo (July 17th, 2012)
  • With SSR Meta-Log
  • Activity-Stock Market Investments
  • Daily Objective-
  • Content Objective:
      • SWD evaluation of the devastating effects of the 1929 stock market crash by evaluating a primary source and responding to inquiry-based log
  • SWD evaluation of the devastating effects of the stock market crash of 1929 by evaluating a list of stocks in which to purchase and building a stock portfolio
  • Language Objective:
    • Students will read and respond to an article pertaining to the devastating effects of the 1929 stock market crash by examining a primary source and responding to and meta-cognitive log
    • Students will read, record and orally debate the devastating effects of the stock market crash of 1929 through a scenario-based activity in which students are evaluating a list of stocks in which to purchase and building a stock portfolio

Supplemental Materials: Article-The Stock Market Crash of 1929 by Jesse Colombo (July 17th, 2012) With SSR Meta-Log and Activity-Stock Market Investments

Article-The Stock Market Crash of 1929 by Jesse Colombo (July 17th, 2012) With SSR Meta-Log

The Stock Market Crash of 1929-Article

SSR-Meta-Cognitive Log-Template-Half-Sheet-US History

 

Activity-Stock Market Investments

Stock Buying Activity-2018

 

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Government

Wednesday-11/28/18:

  • Bell Work-1.) What evidence can you use to describe the author’s true feelings about the effectiveness of the 113th Congress? What do you believe those feeling are? 2.) What inference can you make about the 112th Congress based on the image of the shoes and the comment Uncle Sam is making? 3.) What in your opinion can be done to maximize the effective of Congress while in session? (ex. What kind of goals or timeframes might be given for accomplishing tasks)
  • Attendance-While Class is Doing Bell Work
  • Video-The Secret Strategy of Congressional Seniority | Ron’s Office Hours | NPR (3:48 min)
  • Vocabulary-Chapter 10-Congress
  • Frayer Model Activity
  • Daily Objective-
  • Content Objective:
    • SWD synthesis of the ways in which interest groups work to requite new members through grass roots tactics by creating a take away element an interest group can use to recruit new members
    • SWD analysis of key terms associated with the unit covering the roles and the functions of Congress by defining and personalizing vocabulary terms in a vocabulary-based activity
  • 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
    • Students will read and record important vocabulary terms pertaining to our unit covering the roles and the functions of Congress through the use of a frayer model vocabulary activity

 

Supplemental Materials: Vocabulary-Chapter 10-Congress

Chapter 10-Frayer Model-Gov

Chapter 10-Vocabulary Terms and Definitions

Chapter 10-Vocab Match up Review Game

 

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