Tuesday, November 26, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. To what did Roosevelt and Churchill agree early in the war?
    2. Why was winning the Battle of the Atlantic so crucial to the fortunes of the Allies?

  2. Victory in Europe
    Take Notes

  3. Dear Ma and Pa Letters
    Read letters (Google Classroom) and answer questions

Monday, November 25, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. Why was Japan on a collision course with the United States?
    2. How was Pearl Harbor both a success and a failure for Japan?

  2. Allied Advances in Europe
    Take Notes

  3. Clip from America in the 20th Century: World at War Video

Friday, November 22, 2019

  1. World War I Quiz #1

  2. Department Close Reading Benchmark #2

Thursday, November 21, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did Roosevelt help the Allies, while trying not to violate the Neutrality Acts?
    2. Why were some Americans opposed to providing aid to the Soviet Union?

  2. Pearl Harbor
    Take Notes

  3. Clip from America in the 20th Century: Road to War Video

  4. Four Freedoms vs Four Big Questions, Part II
    Using FDR's Four Freedoms speech (from class) and this selection from Obama's 2016 State of the Union address, fill out the analysis worksheet.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What type of foreign policy did the United States adopt after World War I? Why?

  2. America Moves Toward War
    Take Notes

  3. Four Freedoms vs Four Big Questions, Part I
    Listen to excerpts from FDR's Four Freedoms speech and this excerpt from Obama's 2016 State of the Union address.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. To what extent should government regulate business?
    2. To what extent was the New Deal effective/not effective?

  2. Start of the War
    Take notes from lecture and the video

  3. Begin work on World War II Unit Essential Questions (Homework--Due the day of the unit test)

Monday, November 18, 2019

Note: Test on the Great Depression and the New Deal, and essential questions due on Monday, November 18th
  1. Scene from Simpsons--Treehouse of Terror XVII Episode
    War of the Worlds radio broadcast parody

  2. Great Depression and the New Deal Test

Friday, November 15, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. Why were movies popular during the Depression?
    2. What role did the radio play in American homes during the Depression?

  2. Great Depression: Face the Music Video
    Answer questions

  3. Finish Essential Questions and Study for Test (Homework)

Thursday, November 14, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What effect did New Deal policies have on labor, agriculture, banking, and finance?
    2. What did the New Deal do for the environment?

  2. 1930s Culture
    Take Notes

  3. Support or Oppose the New Deal? Document Analysis
    Use the documents (Google Classroom) to answer the questions on the analysis worksheet

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did the New Deal affect women?
    2. Why didn’t Roosevelt support full civil rights for African Americans?

  2. Oswald the Lucky Rabbit--Confidence Cartoon

  3. New Deal's Legacy
    Take Notes

  4. Clip from America in the 20th Century: Great Depression Video

  5. Cool Down Questions
    1. Which of the following groups (women, African Americans, Mexican Americans, Native Americans, unions, elderly) benefited the most from the New Deal? Why?
    2. Which benefited the least? Why?

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did FDR react when the Supreme Court declared two New Deal programs unconstitutional?
    2. What did Charles Coughlin, Francis Townsend, and Huey Long have in common?

  2. New Deal Affects Many Groups
    Take Notes

  3. Social Security Document Analysis
    Use the documents (Google Classroom) to answer the questions

Friday, November 8, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What was the Second New Deal?
    2. What benefits did the Social Security system provide?

  2. Great Depression Quiz #1

  3. New Deal Critics
    Take Notes

  4. Clip from America in the 20th Century: Great Depression Video

Thursday, November 7, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. Which New Deal programs were created to provide reforms for banking and finance?
    2. Which New Deal programs were created to provide relief and recovery for workers?

  2. Review New Deal Programs: Relief, Recovery or Reform?

  3. Bing Crosby--Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? and Judy Garland--Over the Rainbow
    Listen to songs

  4. Second New Deal
    Take Notes

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What happened to the Bonus Army?
    2. What did Roosevelt do during the Hundred Days?

  2. FDR's Inaugural Address
    Listen to excerpt from speech

  3. New Deal Programs: Relief, Recovery or Reform?
    Use the list of programs (Google Classroom) to complete the analysis chart

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. Why was Hoover reluctant to help people during the Depression?
    2. What were his initial steps to deal with the Depression?

  2. Election of 1932
    Take Notes

  3. Responsibility of the Federal Government Document Analysis
    Use the documents (Google Classroom) to answer the questions

Monday, November 4, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did both the Depression and Congressional legislation cause a significant decline in world trade?
    2. How did the Depression affect men, women, and children?

  2. Hoover's Reaction
    Take Notes

  3. Clip from America in the 20th Century: Great Depression Video

Friday, November 1, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What happened on October 29, 1929?
    2. How did that affect the nation’s banks?

  2. Hardship and Suffering
    Take Notes

  3. Depression: Were We All At Fault? Analysis
    Use the characterizations (Google Classroom) to answer the questions