Students finished Lecture 17, Part 1 notes and began Lecture 17, Part II: The Rise of Modern American Economics.
Students took a quiz over Chapters 24-25. Student took notes over Chapter 17, Part I: The Rise of Modern American Politics.
Students took a quiz over Chapter 23 and spent the rest of the hour in the library to discuss their NHD projects with Mrs. Fisher. REMINDERS: There is a Chapters 24-25 quiz on Monday.
Students completed a writing workshop activity designed to help them write more effective thesis statements in their free response and DBQ essays. The assignment that accompanied the workshop was due at the end of the hour. REMINDERS: There will be a Chapter 23 quiz tomorrow. Students also need to bring their NHD sources with them [...]
It seems that the message from yesterday’s blog was misinterpreted. It was not meant to be accusatory or hurtful. I apologize for any hard feelings it may have caused. The fundmental purpose was to establish some reasonable boundaries. I simply want students to understand that after-school review sessions are a courtesy and will only continue [...]
Students finished taking notes over Lecture 16 and discussed the primary documents. After school, there was a unit test review session. During the first half of the session, students practiced brainstorming techniques. During the second half of the session, Mrs. Fisher modelled a practice DBQ essay for students. Students who stayed for the entire review [...]
This Wednesday’s unit test will be comprised of one single DBQ question. The next unit test is scheduled for Friday, 12/16 and Monday 12/19. Students will complete a DBQ on Friday and then complete 60 multiple choice questions on Monday. Thirty questions will be based on Chapters 20-22. Thirty questions will be based on Chapters 23-26.
Students took notes over the first half of Lecture 16: Reconstruction and the Legacy of Slavery. For homework, students need to read the assigned primary documents and be prepared to discuss the following questions in class tomorrow: 1. Who expresses more radical views of race relations–Washington or DuBois? 2. Describe Washington’s strategy for advancing the [...]
Students discussed the primary documents. No quiz was administered. Great discussions in both classes! Annotated bibliographies with nine sources were submitted. REMINDERS: You need to read the remaining primary documents for the unit by Tuesday. There will also be an after school test review that day as well.