Thursday November 29th, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

U.S. History

Thursday-11/29/18:

  • Bell Work-1.) What is the main theme of the letter being written to Mr. Gifford? 2.) According to the letter, why do you think so many unemployed American’s felt embittered towards President Hoover and his administration? 3.) What is your opinion of the fact that President Hoover despite being a millionaire is still drawing a $75,000 a year salary from the government while many other American’s are being denied their bonus for military service? Should he have to give up his salary or has his position as President secured his salary?  
  • Attendance-While Class is Doing Bell Work
  • Video-The Great Depression: Crash Course US History #33 (14:26 min)
  • Reflection Question: What were the underlying factors that contributed to the economic downturn experienced during the Great Depression?
  • Presentation-Chapter 14-Section 2-Hardship and Suffering During the Depression
  • Outline Notes-Chapter 14-Section 2-Hardship and Suffering During the Depression
  • Daily Objective-
  • Content Objective:
    • SWD synthesis the how the collapse of the stock market in 1929 led to the economic hardships experienced during the Great Depression and the ways in which American families were forced to fight through these challenges by interacting in a short presentation and creating a set of guided notes
  • Language Objective:
    • Students will read and record information pertaining to how the collapse of the stock market in 1929 led to the economic hardships experienced during the Great Depression and the ways in which American families were forced to fight through these challenges through listening to a short lecture and listing key information in student led inquiry outlines

 

Supplemental Materials: Outline Notes-Chapter 14-Section 2-Hardship and Suffering During the Depression

Notes-Outline-Chapter 14-Section 2

The Americans-Chapter 14-Section 2

 

Video Clip-The Great Depression: Crash Course US History #33 (14:26 min)

  • Reflection Question: What were the underlying factors that contributed to the economic downturn experienced during the Great Depression?

 

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Government

Thursday-11/29/18:

  • Bell Work-1.) Can you provide in your own words a reason for why the artist used the term “Do-nothing Congress” to identify the man jumping in to the pool? 2.) What is the underlying theme of the political cartoon? 3.) Do you think it would be a good thing if a new law were put into effect that stated that Congress could not break for recess until all the issues currently on the floor had been resolved or would this simply cause Congress to rush through bills without truly considering them in an attempt to just clear the floor?  
  • Attendance-While Class is Doing Bell Work
  • Presentation-Chapter 10-Section 1-The National Legislature
  • Video-Constitution Hall Pass: The Legislative Branch (21:50 min)
  • Notes-Chapter 10-Section 1-The National Legislature
  • Daily Objective-
  • Content Objective:
    • SWD synthesis of the bicameral structure of Congress and some of the issues with how power is distributed by interacting in a short presentation and completing a set of student led notes
  • Language Objective:
    • Student will read and record information pertaining to the bicameral structure of Congress and some of the issues with how power is distributed through listening to a short lecture and completing a set of guided student notes

 

Supplemental Materials: Presentation-Chapter 10-Section 1-The National Legislature and Notes-Chapter 10-Section 1-The National Legislature

Chapter 10-Section 1-The National Legislature

Chapter 10-Section 1-Guided Notes-High

 

Video-Constitution Hall Pass: The Legislative Branch (21:50 min)

 

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