Friday November 30th, 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

U.S. History

Friday-11/30/18:

  • Bell Work-1.) Who are the key characters in the political cartoon intended to represent? 2.) What is the underlying theme of the political cartoon? 3.) Based on the elements of the political cartoon what can you predict is the possible outcome of the publics over reliance on the expert’s speculation towards trends in the stock market once speculative credit has been withdrawn?
  • Attendance-While Class is Doing Bell Work
  • Video-History Brief: the Dust Bowl (4:04 min)
  • Reading Activity-Letter’s from a Dust Bowl Survivor
  • w/ reflection questions
  • Writing Prompt-Letter’s from a Dust Bowl Survivor
  • Daily Objective-
  • Content Objective:
    • SWD analysis of how families attempted to survive the devastating effects of the Great Depression by interacting in a short presentation
    • SWD synthesis of the agricultural and environmental effects the Dust Bowl had on the Midwest and Great Plains region of the United States by composing a letter from a historical perspective
  • Language Objective:
    • Students will read and record information pertaining to how families attempted to survive the devastating effects of the Great Depression through listening to a short lecture and creating student centered guided notes
    • Students will read and record a narrative pertaining to the agricultural and environmental effects the Dust Bowl had on the Midwest and Great Plains region of the United States by writing a letter to a loved one as if they were living through the Dust Bowl

 

Supplemental Materials: Reading Activity-Letter’s from a Dust Bowl Survivor w/ reflection questions and Writing Prompt-Letter’s from a Dust Bowl Survivor

Reading Activity-Letter’s from a Dust Bowl Survivor w/ reflection questions

Letter from a Dust Bowl Survivor-Primary Source Document

 

Writing Prompt-Letter’s from a Dust Bowl Survivor

Letters from a Dust Bowl Survivor-Set Up-US

Letter from a Dust Bowl Survivor

 

Video Clip-History Brief: the Dust Bowl (4:04 min)

 

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Government

Friday-11/30/18:

  • Bell Work-1.) What is the main idea of this chart? 2.) What is the relationship between the reason a state like New York lost two representatives in 2010 while a state like Texas gained four representatives? 3.) Can you propose a better alternative for determining the number of representatives each state has then the current system of measuring population every ten years?  
  • Attendance-While Class is Doing Bell Work
  • Video-What Is the Legislative Branch of the U.S. Government? | History (4:27 min)
    • or Video-What Does the Speaker of The House Do? (3:10 min)
  • Presentation-Chapter 10 Section 2 and 3The House of Representatives and the Senate  
  • Article- How Racial Gerrymandering Deprives Black People of Political Power-SSR Article High-2018
  • w/Meta Log
  • Daily Objective-
  • Content Objective:
    • SWD analysis on the political issues caused by Gerrymandering and district reapportionment by outlining an article and answering reflection questions
  • Language Objective:
    • Students will read, record and discuss the political issues caused by Gerrymandering and district reapportionment by creating a double entry journal and answering guided reflection questions

 

Supplemental Materials: Presentation-Chapter 10 Section 2 and 3-The House of Representatives and the Senate and Article- How Racial Gerrymandering Deprives Black People of Political Power-SSR Article High-2018 w/Meta Log

Presentation-Chapter 10 Section 2 and 3-The House of Representatives and the Senate

Chapter 10-Sections 2 and 3-The House of Representatives

 

Article- How Racial Gerrymandering Deprives Black People of Political Power-SSR Article High-2018 w/Meta Log

How Racial Gerrymandering Deprives Black People of Political Power-SSR Article-High-2018

SSR-Meta-Cognitive Log-Template-Half-Sheet-Government

 

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