Thursday, April 19, 2018

April 19


You finished watching "White Light/Black Rain" today. The film study questions are due on Monday. You should also start working on your Chapter 7 Key Terms and Questions.




You finished off the "Expansion of Economic Globalization" today, and had some class time to work on your Chapter 11 or 12 key terms and questions. The Chapter 11 Key Terms and Questions are due on Monday. You were also given a booklet on the WTO (and IMF and World Bank) that you should read, highlight and annotate. We'll be working with this information next week.


You should have finished "American Experience: 1964" today. You should have taken notes on this video too! Make sure that you're ready for next week's Paper 3 on the Civil Rights Movement (Tuesday, April 24th).



Wednesday, April 18, 2018

April 18


You started the "Expansion of Economic Globalization" PowerPoint lecture today. You had class time to work on either your Chapter 11 or 12 key terms and questions.


You started watching "White Light/Black Rain" today. While you were watching this video, you should have been answering the film study questions. You need to submit those questions on Monday, so they need to be completed on a separate piece of paper.


You started a film study for "American Experience: 1964". As you watched this film, you should have taken notes. You will finish it off tomorrow.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

April 17


You wrote your U.S. Civil Rights Movement Test today, you should get the results back next week.


You looked at the development of the atomic bomb in the Manhattan Project today. You should have read about the use of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki (p. 168-169). You watched a video from the Turning Points of History series on the atomic bomb. You should have taken notes on this video.


You wrote your Unit 2 Final Exam today. You should get the results back next week.

Monday, April 16, 2018

April 16


WE watched the A & E Biography on Malcolm X today in class. As you watched this documentary, you should have been taking notes. I highly recommend you check out Spike Lee's "Malcolm X" film if today piqued your interest. One week from tomorrow you're writing a Paper 3 on the Civil Rights Movement, so you should have prepared your notes in your Google Docs for all of your assigned questions. Please remember that you're writing the U.S. Civil Rights Movement Test tomorrow, you can find the study guide below.

On April 17th you'll be writing Civil Rights Movement Test you can find the study guide below.


This test has multiple formats: there is a matching section, a short answer sectionand 25 multiple choice questions. You will have the entire class period to write it.study the "Civil Rights Movement" PowerPoint (you can find an electronic copy on the IB 30/35 wiki  Civil Rights and Social Movements in the Americas).


  •  know key individuals in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement (Martin Luther King, James Farmer, John Lewis, Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael, etc.) 
  • know key organizations in the movement (NAACP, SCLC, SNCC, CORE, Black Panthers, Nation of Islam, and key players) 
  • know key events of the civil rights movement (chronology/sequence of events)
  • know federal government responses to the civil rights movement from the Truman administration to the Johnson administration



I did a homework check on your Chapter 10 Questions today. Today was a work period for you to read Chapter 11, and work on the Chapter 11 Key Terms and Questions. If you're given class time tomorrow to work on key terms and questions from the Unit 3 Worksheet tomorrow, please work on your Chapter 11 and 12 key terms and questions.


We talked about the Nuremberg Trials today. I showed you a YouTube video from the American Experience series on the Nuremberg Trials.


Friday, April 13, 2018

April 13


We watched the A & E Biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. Please make sure that you're working on your Google Docs group on your Paper 3 essay questions prep. Prep the second question over the weekend. 

On April 17th you'll be writing Civil Rights Movement Test you can find the study guide below.


This test has multiple formats: there is a matching section, a short answer sectionand 25 multiple choice questions. You will have the entire class period to write it.study the "Civil Rights Movement" PowerPoint (you can find an electronic copy on the IB 30/35 wiki  Civil Rights and Social Movements in the Americas).


  •  know key individuals in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement (Martin Luther King, James Farmer, John Lewis, Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael, etc.) 
  • know key organizations in the movement (NAACP, SCLC, SNCC, CORE, Black Panthers, Nation of Islam, and key players) 
  • know key events of the civil rights movement (chronology/sequence of events)
  • know federal government responses to the civil rights movement from the Truman administration to the Johnson administration