Thursday, April, 25, 2019

Essential Question: What happened during the Cold War?

Agenda: We look at the Vietnam War. Students will each read a different section of 10,000 Days of Thunder: A History of the Vietnam War by Philip Caputo. Today they will share their information by presenting notes to the class.

Homework: none, but think of a topic for your Past, Present and Future project and keep working on Cold War/Civil Rights Movement booklets

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Essential Question: What happened during the Cold War?

Agenda: Today we look at the Vietnam War. Students will each read a different section of 10,000 Days of Thunder: A History of the Vietnam War by Philip Caputo. Tomorrow they will share their information by presenting notes to the class.

Homework: none, but think of a topic for your Past, Present and Future project and keep working on Cold War/Civil Rights Movement booklets

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Essential Question: What happened during the Cold War?

Agenda: Today we review some of the more prominent events of the Civil Rights Movement while President Kennedy was in office, and how and why President Johnson used the Gulf of Tonkin incident to increase American involvement in Vietnam.

Homework: none, but think of a topic for your Past, Present and Future project and keep working on Cold War/Civil Rights Movement booklets

Monday, April 22, 2019

Essential Question: What happened during the Cold War?

Agenda: Today we at the Vietnam War and its origins under the Truman, Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations. We also look at the death of John Kennedy and discuss the controversy surrounding who was responsible for this crime.

Homework: think of a topic for research for the Past, Present, and Future project, and keep working on the Cold War/Civil Rights Movement booklet.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Essential Question: What happened during the Cold War?

Agenda: Today we at the first four presidents of the Cold War. Students most of the period to complete two crossword puzzles about Presidents Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy and Johnson.

Homework: think of a topic for research for the Past, Present, and Future project, and keep working on the Cold War/Civil Rights Movement booklet. President Crossword Puzzles (2-one on each side of the sheet) are due Monday, April 22.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Essential Question: What happened during the Cold War?

Agenda: Today we at the Southern Poverty Law Center's documentary, "The Children's March", to understand what finally got Kennedy's attention during the Civil Rights Movement.

Homework: think of a topic for research for the Past, Present, and Future project, and keep working on the Cold War/Civil Rights Movement booklet.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Essential Question: What happened during the Cold War?

Agenda: Today we at PBS's "Eyes on the Prize" and the the Freedom Rides, and their influence over national policy to support Civil Rights.

Homework: think of a topic for research for the Past, Present, and Future project, and keep working on the Cold War/Civil Rights Movement booklet.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Essential Question: What happened during the Cold War?

Agenda: Today we at the Cuban Missile Crisis with the help of several primary documents including maps and photos, to understand how the world nearly came to WWIII.

Homework: think of a topic for research for the Past, Present, and Future project, and keep working on the Cold War/Civil Rights Movement booklet.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Essential Question: What happened during the Cold War?

Agenda: Today we look at LGBT+ Civil Rights Movement, including the 1969 Stonewall Uprising. Students should start to think of a Past, Present, and Future presentation (or essay). We will work on these projects in May and present during the final week of school.

Homework: think of a topic for research for the Past, Present, and Future project.

Thursday, April, 11, 2019

Essential Question: What happened during the Cold War?

Agenda: Today we look at the Cuban Missile Crisis. Students will have the entire period to research this event in two different textbooks to figure out the different messages in two political cartoons about the end of the crisis.

Homework: none

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Essential Question: What happened during the Cold War?

Agenda: Today we review the Cold War (so far) and begin a look at the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Homework: none

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Essential Question: What happened during the Cold War?

Agenda: Today we look at sit in protests and the desegregation of Southern lunch counters.

Homework: none

Monday, April 8, 2019

Essential Question: What happened during the Cold War?

Agenda: Today we look at debate between Martin Luther King and Malcolm X and how they disagreed over the strategy to achieve civil rights.

Homework: finish the MLK vs X sheet if not completed in class, for tomorrow.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Essential Question: What happened during the Cold War?

Agenda: Students have the entire period to create a cover for a 5-page booklet that they will fill with art, poetry, cartoons, dialogue, or text based on research they have undertaken into this topic. Booklets will be due sometime around the second week of May.

Homework: none, though students may rewrite their Holocaust essays.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Essential Question: What happened during the Cold War?

Agenda: Today we look at the 1957 integration of Little Rock Central High School, in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Homework: none, but think of a topic for your Cold War/Civil Rights Movement booklet

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Essential Question: What happened during the Cold War?

Agenda: Today we look at the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott through the Southern Poverty Law Center's documentary, "Mighty Times." Students should take notes over things new or interesting to them about this famous story.

Homework: none, but think of a topic for your Cold War/Civil Rights Movement booklet.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Essential Question: What happened during the Cold War?

Agenda: Today we look at the Eisenhower administration's response to the nascent Civil Rights movement.

Homework: none

Monday, April 1, 2019

Essential Question: What happened during the Cold War?

Agenda: Today we look at the causes and effects of the murder of Emmett Till.

Homework: none

Friday, March 29, 2019

Essential Question: What happened during the Cold War?

Agenda: Today we look at the nuclear arms race, thermonuclear weapons, and fallout shelters. We also look at the 1954 Supreme Court decision, Brown v. The Board of Education

Homework: none, but think about a Cold War/Civil Rights topic for your booklet by Friday

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Essential Question: What happened during the Cold War?

Agenda: Today we look at the Korean War and how warfare changed. We also look at Jackie Robinson and how he broke baseball's color barrier.

Homework: none, but think about a Cold War/Civil Rights topic for your booklet by Friday.