Thursday, February 28, 2019

  1. Finish ESPN Classic Remembers: After Jackie Video
    Answer questions

  2. Kennedy's New Frontier
    Take Notes

  3. Begin work on Changing Society Unit Essential Questions (Homework--Due the day of the unit test)

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Note: Test on Civil Rights, and essential questions due on Wednesday, February 27th
  1. Continue ESPN Classic Remembers: After Jackie Video
    Answer questions

  2. Civil Rights Test

Monday, February 25, 2019

  1. Civil Rights Music Analysis
  2. ESPN Classic Remembers: After Jackie Video
    Answer questions

  3. Study for Test (Homework)

Friday, February 22, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did the Black Panthers reflect a growing radicalism in segments of the Civil Rights Movement?
    2. What was Malcolm X's appeal as a leader to African Americans?

  2. Malcolm X and MLK
    Take Notes

  3. Clip from The Sixties: Years That Shaped a Generation Video

  4. Legacy of the Movement
    Take Notes

Thursday, February 21, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What did the Voting Rights Act of 1965 guarantee?
    2. What problems were faced by African Americans living in Northern cities?

  2. Violence and New Leaders
    Finish Notes

  3. Clip from The Sixties: Years That Shaped a Generation Video

  4. Malcolm X and MLK
    Take Notes

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What were the limitations of the Twenty-Fourth Amendment?
    2. What role did the media play at the first Selma march?

  2. Voting Rights
    Finish Notes

  3. Clip from Freedom: A History of US Video

  4. New Leaders
    Take Notes

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did television coverage of the Birmingham marchers change public perception?
    2. Why did civil rights activists organize the March on Washington?

  2. Clips from Freedom: A History of US Video

  3. Voting Rights
    Take Notes

  4. Louisiana Literacy Test
    Using no more than 5 minutes, take the test. Then, using the key (Google Classroom) grade your test and answer the Cool Down Questions.

  5. Cool Down Questions
    1. What was your score? _____/19
    2. What was the most difficult part of the test?
    3. What question(s) did you struggle with?
    4. How does the individual grader of the test have a great deal of power?
    5. Why would states like Louisiana give tests like this as a condition of registering to vote?

Friday, February 15, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did sit-ins advance the cause of the civil rights movement?
    2. How did Freedom Riders expose Southern resistance to desegregation rulings?

  2. Finish Trail of History: Friendship Nine and Rock Hill’s Civil Rights History

  3. Civil Rights Quiz #1

  4. National Attention
    Take Notes

  5. Birmingham Letters Document Analysis
    Use the documents (Google Classroom) to answer the questions

Thursday, February 14, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What caused the Montgomery Bus Boycott?
    2. How did the boycott end?

  2. Clip from Freedom: A History of US Video

  3. Expanding the Movement
    Take Notes

  4. Trail of History: Friendship Nine and Rock Hill’s Civil Rights History Video

  5. Cool Down Questions
    1. One of the themes of the Civil Rights Movement is ordinary people can make a difference. What other examples of that throughout history can you think of?

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What argument did Earl Warren use in the Brown v. Board opinion?
    2. Why did the Supreme Court issue a second ruling enforcing the Brown decision?

  2. Clip from Freedom: A History of US Video

  3. Montgomery Bus Boycott
    Take Notes

  4. Montgomery Bus Boycott Document Analysis
    Use the documents (Google Classroom) to fill out the analysis worksheet

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did Plessy v. Ferguson establish segregation?
    2. How did the murder of Emmett Till begin to galvanize the early Civil Rights Movement?

  2. Segregation in Education
    Take Notes

  3. Road to Brown v. Board Document Analysis
    Read and answer questions

Monday, February 11, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How would you define "equal rights"?
    2. How would you define "equal opportunity"?
    3. How would you define "equal outcome"?

  2. Establishing Segregation
    Take Notes

  3. Clip from Freedom: A History of US Video

  4. Time Magazine's The Body of Emmett Till Video

  5. Cool Down Questions
    1. Using a meme generator website, create a school appropriate meme for something from either the Postwar America or Cold War units, and copy/paste into today's Cool Down and into your name's box in Google Classroom.

  6. Begin work on Civil Rights Unit Essential Questions (Homework--Due the day of the unit test)

Friday, February 8, 2019

Note: Test on the Cold War, and essential questions due on Friday, February 8th
  1. Cold War Test

Thursday, February 7, 2019

  1. Clip from America in the 20th Century: The Cold War Video

  2. Department US History Assessment #3

  3. Study for Test (Homework)

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did the first televised debate impact the election of 1960?
    2. What was the Kennedy mystique?

  2. Crises in Berlin and Cuba
    Take Notes

Monday, February 4, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What was controversial about McCarthy’s tactics?
    2. What caused McCarthy’s downfall?

  2. Clip from America in the 20th Century: The Cold War Video

  3. Election of 1960
    Take Notes

  4. Clip from Stay Tuned Video

  5. Nixon and Kennedy Campaign Commercials

Friday, February 1, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. Who were the Hollywood Ten?
    2. Who were Julius and Ethel Rosenberg?

  2. Clip from America in the 20th Century: The Cold War Video

  3. Cold War Quiz #1

  4. McCarthyism
    Take Notes