Today we did an activity pretending to be going through Ellis Island. Check iLearn to get the assignment.
We used scenarios to help define Gilded Age Vocab. The assignment is located on iLearn.
We worked on the concept of urbanization using the urban game. We worked on causation and argumentation skills.
If not here go to the iLearn site and find the work for Wednesday and Thursday. The Urban Game assignment located there is due Tuesday.
First is the permission slip for a movie we will watch. It is due Wednesday May 29th. If it is not signed by then you will not watch the movie. Big Short Permission Slip
Here’s what we are doing for the rest of the year.
Today (May 22nd) 1980s conservatism
Here’s a website that can help: https://saylordotorg.github.io/text_a-history-of-the-united-states-vol-2/s16-01-conservatism-and-the-reagan-re.html
Thursday (May 23rd): Here is the link to the video:
If that does not work it is on Netflix. It’s called “The Eighties” the episode is “Tear Down this Wall”. You can also Google the same thing and find it under “videos”.
Here is the handout: Click me
Tuesday (5/28) We will be comparing George H.W. Bush to Bill Clinton: Click me
Wednesday (5/29) We will look at 9/11 with this guide: Click me. Here are the notes. You will have to use a Dearborn email account to access. If you don’t you’ll have to request access. Click me with your student account.
Starting Thursday (5/30) We will be watching The Big Short. Here is the assignment: Click me
Here is the alternative assignment for the financial crisis: Click me
We will watch this May 30, 31, and after Eid on June 6th. Then we will have our final debate on June 7 about current-ish issues.
Then after that we will review the first two days of finals week and you will have your exams. Here is the study guide: Study Guide
All the witnesses: Witnesses
Mock Trial Info:
How to make an opening and closing statement:
FOR THE JURY (SENATE) MEMBERS:
Brief yourself (by taking extensive notes) about the Andrew Johnson impeachment trial: https://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/common/briefing/Impeachment_Johnson.htm
If the video doesn’t work then Google “United States v. Nixon”
Here is a powerpoint to give an overview of the Vietnam War Click me
Starting around 3 minutes will help students who have the protest part of our timeline.