World History C 2014

3/19/2014
Question of the Day - How did the end of WWII begin a new conflict?
Classroom rules and expectations
Distributed books
Cold War Introduction and classroom discussion.
3/20/2014
Question of the Day - Is the U.S. or Russia more responsible for starting the cold war?
Pretest
Homework - Europe and North America Interactive Reader and Study Guide
(Worksheets pages 345-347) - Interactive Reader.pdf
3/21/2014
Question of the Day - Why did the former allies from WWII form an alliance after the war?  What was it called? 
Collected Homework - Europe and North America Interactive Reader and Study Guide (worksheets page 345-347).
Notes Chapter 29  -  Chapter 29 Section 2 (Cold War)3.pptx
Movie Clip - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ARnl_XRntA
3/24/2014
Question of the Day - Why did the Korean War happen so soon after WWII?
Read and discuss the Korean War - Chapter 29 Page 880-881
Chapter 29 Section 2 - read and discuss
Notes Chapter 29.2 - Chapter 29 Section 2 (Cold War)3.pptx

3/25/2014
No question of the day
Movie - Unforgettable: The Korean War: PBS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOknJm1mEjI
Students are required to take notes during movie.

3/26/2014
Question of the Day - Did the Arms race and Space Race bring positive or negative impact on the World?
Notes Continued Chapter 29 - Chapter 29 Section 2 (Cold War)3.pptx
Classroom discussion on Bay of Pigs Invasion and Cuban Missile Crisis.

3/27/2014
Question of the Day - Why did the superpowers back down and start to disarm?

Homework - Vocabulary Chapter 29 Section 2 due Friday 3/28/2014 at the beginning of the hour.


3/28/2014

Question of the Day?  Who is this man?  s

Checked Homework for completion - Chapter 29 Section 2

 Video - The Cold War: Crash Course US History #37
                      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9C72ISMF_D0

Read and discuss Chapter 29 Section 2
Finish Notes Chapter 29 Chapter 29 Section 2 (Cold War)3.pptx

QUIZ on Monday 3/31/2014 over Chapter 29 Sections 1 and 2.  Study Vocabulary (Key Terms and People) and notes Chapter 29 Section 1 and 2.  


3/31/2014
Question of the Day - When did the Cold War end?

Collected signed website information sheet.

TOOK QUIZ - Chapter 29 sections 1 and 2.

Chapter 29 section 3 Vocabulary due on Tuesday 4/1/2014 

4/1/2014
Question of the Day - Do you think the United States stand against communism was worth it?

Collected Chapter 29 section 3 Vocabulary
Read and discuss Chapter 29 section 3
Notes Chapter 29 Sections 3/4    Chapter 29 Section 3-4.pptx
Movie - Biography: Mikhail Gorbachev a man who changed the world.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLujNV-9cf0

4/2/2014
Question of the Day - How did the Cold War change how the world views Russia?
Continuation of movie - Biography: Mikhail Gorbachev a Man Who Changed the World.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLujNV-9cf0
Students required to take notes on the movie.

4/3/2014

Question of the Day - Was Gorbachev good or bad for Russia?
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Finished notes Chapter 29 sections 3 and 4 Chapter 29 Section 3-4.pptx

Partner Project - Cold War Time Line -Given time in class to work on this.
Must have three major events for each decade, (1940's, 1950,s 1960's, 1970's and 1980's).
Must have one picture for each decade.
Due at the end of the hour.

4/4/2014
Question of the Day - What are the ideals of Communism?
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Chapter 29 Sections 3 and 4 Quiz 
Open Notes/Open Book  Chapter 29 Sections 3 and 4 Quiz.pdf
Due by the end of the hour.
Students given progress reports.  Please check your students grades in power school.

4/14/14
WELCOME BACK!
Question of the Day - What did Gandhi do to become an important figure in World History?
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Chapter 30 Sections 1 and 2 Vocabulary - due tomorrow at the beginning of the hour.  Students given some class time to work on it.

Movie Clip - Decolonization and Nationalism Triumph: Crash Course World History #40http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_sGTspaF4Y

4/15-4/17 
Students are in the Computer Lab. taking the Michigan Interim Assessment Pilot Test

4/18/2014
No School

4/21/2014
Question of the day - How did India change after winning its independence?
Notes - Chapter 30-1  ch30_sec1.ppt
Guided Notes Sheets- Chapter 30-1 student notes.docx

4/22/2014
Question of the Day - Why did the U.S. go to war in Vietnam?
Finished Notes Chapter 30-1 ch30_sec1.ppt
Finished Guided Notes Sheets - Chapter 30-1 student notes.docx
Begin - Chapter 30-2
Vietnam
Students worked in groups of two to answer;
1.  Why did we go to war in Vietnam?
2.  How long was the Vietnam war?
3.  What were our goals in Vietnam?
Notes on the Vietnam War TheVietnamWar[2].ppt

4/23/2014
Question of the Day - If you were alive during the Vietnam War would you have been a dove (against the war) or a hawk (for the war)?
Finished notes on the Vietnam War TheVietnamWar[2].ppt
Movie - America in the 20th Century - Vietnam (NO LINK AVAILABLE)

4/24/2014
Question of the Day - Who were the Vietcong?
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Read/Review Pages 916-917
Continuation of Movie - America in the 20th Century - (NO LINK AVAILABLE)
Continuation of Vietnam War Notes - TheVietnamWar[2].ppt

4/28/2014
Question of the Day - Was the domino theory correct?
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4/29/2014
Question of the Day - How was communism different in China than in other countries?
Due on Thursday May 1st
Chapter 30 Section 3 Vocabulary - Worked on in class


Movie - China - Chairman Mao Declassified - Mad Dog Mao Zedong
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATOEI_IM1vk
Students must answer three questions during the video.
1.  How did Mao get power?
2.  What happened during the Great Leap Forward?
3.  What happened during the cultural revolution?

4/30/2014
DELAYED START
No question of the day.
Read and discuss excerpts from Life and Death in Shanghai by Nein Cheng
Continue movie - China - Chairman Mao Declassified - Mad Dog Mao Zedong
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATOEI_IM1vk
Read and discuss page 923
Video - The Tank Man
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNtA8RZ1FAA
Test Chapter 30 - Monday 5/5/2014

5/1/2014
No question of the day
Test Chapter 30 - Monday 5/5/2014
Read and discuss Page 923
Add to Mao Zedong Notes
-  In 1972 Richard Nixon visited China
-  China’s economy opened up after Mao’s death

Video - The Tank Man
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNtA8RZ1FAA
Add to Vocabulary Chapter 30 - should have finished Chapter 30 Section 3 - add Chapter 30 Section 4 Key Terms and People (page 935)  Due tomorrow, Friday 5/2/2014.

5/2/2014
Question of the Day - Why did some Asian countries recover better than others from WWII?
Collected Chapter 30 Vocabulary
Read and Discuss Chapter 30 Section 4.
In class review for Chapter 30 test on Monday.
Test Chapter 30 - Monday 5/5/2014

5/5/2014
Cinco De Mayo
Get Ready for the TEST!
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TEST CHAPTER 30

5/6/2014
Question of the Day - What was the 1st African nation to gain independence? 
Page 940 will help
Class time to work on Chapter 31 Section 1 Interactive Reader 
Ch 31.1 Quiz.pdf
Ch 31 Interactive Reader.pdf 
Due by the end of the hour.

5/7/2014
Question of the Day - Why is Nelson Mandela considered a key figure in World History?
Classroom Discussion about Nelson Mandela and the poem, Invictus
Watch video - "30 for 30" The Sixteenth Man  (No link available)
Student were to take notes on the movie.

5/8/2014
Question of the Day - Give me one way apartheid in South Africa and segregation in the United States were similar and one way they were different.
Review and discussion of movie from yesterday.
Finished movie - "30 for 30 The Sixteenth Man (No link available)
Students were to take notes.
Students who were absent yesterday should answer the following questions -
1.  What organization did Mandela join?
2.  Why did Mandela go to jail?

5/9/2014
Question of the Day - What issues are still plaguing Africa today?
Video Clip - Gun, Germs and Steel (Part 18) 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqsizNMI6g8
Clips from Hotel Rwanda

5/12/2014
Question of the Day - What do you think of the quote by the speaker Anthony Ianni - "The harder you work the more you earn!"?s




5/13/2014
Question of the day - s
Why was the modern state of Israel created?
Notes - Arab-Israeli Conflict  Arab-Israeli Conflict.ppt

Movie Clip Israel and Palestine 201: War Explained!  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fW5EhSYOYCQ

Movie Clip The History of the Middle East Conflict in 11 Minutes - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZY8m0cm1oY

Assignment for tomorrow - last page of the Arab-Israeli Conflict Power Point (link above)

5/14/2014
No question of the day.
Finished Movie clips from yesterday on the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Note sheet last page has the assignment that is due on Friday of this week.
Persuasive letter to Congress Official, Senator or President.
Arab-Israeli Conflict.ppt

5/15/2014
Question of the Day - What does the PLO stand for?  Do you agree with their goals?
Homework - Chapter 31 Section 4 Vocabulary Page 954 Due Monday 5/19

5/16/2014
Question of the Day - Why did we go to war with Iraq the first time?
Homework - add to the Chapter 31 Section 4 Vocabulary - Document Based Reading Page 960-961 - Document 1 A only, Document 2 A only, Document 3 A and B, Document 4 A and B - DUE MONDAY 5/19 Students were given class time to work on both of these assignments.
Read and Discuss Chapter 31 Section 4

PLEASE CHECK YOUR GRADE IN POWER SCHOOL.  STUDENTS WERE GIVEN A PRINT OUT OF THEIR GRADE SHEETS TODAY.

5/19/2014
Question of the Day - Why did the U.S. go to war with Iraq a second time?
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Students read individually page 958
Classroom discussion of Chapter 31 Section 3
Video Clip - Tank of Desert Storm - The Gulf War / History Channel Documentary
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLMkKprzuE0

5/20/2014
Question of the Day - Why did the second war in Iraq last so much longer than the first war?
Continuation of Video Clip - Tank of Desert Storm - The Gulf War / History Channel Documentary
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLMkKprzuE0

Read and discuss Chapter 31 Section 3.
Movie The Iraq War Full BBC Documentary
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AKnu8upe4Q
Students must answer the following questions during movie.
1.  Why did we go to war with Iraq, again?
2.  How was the fighting different?

5/21/2014
Question of the day - Should America go to war with Iraq in 2003?
Continuation of the movie - The Iraq War Full BBC Documentary
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AKnu8upe4Q
Added new movie clips from- National Geographic - Inside the Iraq War
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPUR2uXJLR8&list=PL89800C7D86D27B3E
Students must answer the following questions during movie.
1.  Why did we go to war with Iraq, again?
2.  How was the fighting different?

5/22/2014
No question of the day.
Finished movie - National Geographic - Inside the Iraq War
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPUR2uXJLR8&list=PL89800C7D86D27B3E
Questions students answered based on movie and class discussions.
1.  Why did we go to war in 2003?
2.  How was the fighting different this time?
Notes added to questions students were to answer -
Why did we go to war in 2003?
      - Saddam Hussein
      - Weapons of mass destruction
How was the fighting different this time?
        IEDs - Improvised Explosive Devices
        Kurds
        Shiite - Insurgents - Iraq
        Sunni - Insurgents - Iraq
        Syria - Lebannon - Fallujah = Al-Qaeda = Terrorism
Assignment
Chapter 31 Important Information Group test.  Due tomorrow at the end of the hour.
Students work in small groups to answer questions on Chapter 31 test.  Page numbers must be listed next to each answered question.
Ch 31 Group Test.rtf
Students will have some time in class tomorrow to work on this assignments and had some class time today.

5/23/2014
No question of the day.
Finish Chapter 31 Important Information Group Test.  Due at the end of the hour. 
Students must add to the Chapter 31 Important Group Test notes about each questions.
If students did not finish the Chapter 31 Important Information Group Test it is homework due at the beginning of class on Tuesday 5/27.

5/27/2014
Question of the Day - Why did the United States get involved in Latin America after WWII?
Collected Chapter 31 Important Information Group Test
Chapter 32 Section 1 Vocabulary due 5/28/2014

5/28/2014

Question of the Day - Why was there a revolution in Cuba?
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Chapter 32 Notes Chapter 32 Section 1 Cuba updated [1].pptx
Movie Clips - Che Guevara Documentary
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZiJyRkpwd4

5/29/2014
Question of the Day - What was Che Guevara's goal for Latin America?

Finished taking notes on Chapter 32 Section 1
Chapter 32 Section 1 Cuba updated [1].pptx

Che Guevara Documentary - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZiJyRkpwd4

Students had to write their opinion on Che Guevara the revolutionary......One statement about their opinion on what type of leader Che Guevara was in  Cuba.

5/30/2014
Question of the Day - Give your thoughts on this quote.
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Checked students response to Che Guevara the revolutionary = One statement about their opinion on what type of leader Che Guevara was in  Cuba.

Students were put into groups.  They had to read pages 971-977 and create one tweet about Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Haiti, Panama, and Peru.

6/2/2014
Question of the Day - Describe call of Latin America, after WWII in one sentence.
Collected twitter assignment from Friday
Read tweets and finished notes Chapter 32Chapter 32 Section 1 Cuba updated [1].pptx

ALL LATE/MISSING WORK IS DUE BY JUNE 11TH.

6/3/2014
Question of the Day - Students are to respond to the first story on CNN Student News http://www.cnn.com/studentnews/

Finish Information on Haiti, Panama and Peru.

Watch parts of, Latin America and the Caribbean: Wild Wealth
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KsAiKk7w9sE

6/4/2014
No question of the day
Finished watching parts of, Latin America and the Caribbean: Wild Wealth
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KsAiKk7w9sE
Students given exam review and time to begin working on it.  EXAM REVIEW.pdf
Students were given progress updated progress reports.
ALL LATE/MISSING WORK IS DUE BY JUNE 11TH.

6/5/2014
Question of the Day - What person that we have studied this trimester was the most influential?
Watched CNN Student News  http://www.cnn.com/studentnews/
Discussed news topics on CNN Student News
Students must write one paragraph explaining why they chose the person they did for the question of the day. 

6/6/2014
Question of the Day - Why is today's date historically significant?
Watch CNN Student News http://www.cnn.com/studentnews/
Discussed news topics on CNN Student News

6/9/2014
No Question of the day.
Students were given the opportunity to work on late work and the exam review.
Checked one paragraph explaining why they chose the person they did for the question of the day on 6/5/2014.
ALL LATE/MISSING WORK IS DUE BY JUNE 11TH.