Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Note: Test on Civil Rights, and essential questions due on Tuesday, February 26th

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