Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Note: First Semester Final Exams held Wenesday-Friday, December 18th-20th
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Friday, December 13, 2019

Note: Test on World War II and essential questions due on Friday, December 13th

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did the growth of the defense industry affect population patterns?
    2. How did the war affect different minority groups at home?

  2. Survivor Recalls Voyage Of The Damned 78 Years Later Video

  3. Japanese Internment
    Take Notes

  4. Japanese Americans Visit A WWII Incarceration Camp Video

  5. George Takei Doesn't Want Us To Forget the Last Time the U.S. Put People in Detention Camps Video

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What contributions did women make to the military effort?
    2. What contributions did African-Americans make to the military effort?

  2. Tuskegee Airmen Video

  3. Economic Opportunities and Discrimination
    Take Notes

  4. Crossword Puzzle Review #1 (Homework)

Monday, December 9, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. During the first two World Wars, Americans were asked to change their behaviors and make sacrifices in support of the war effort. Why aren't we asked to do that anymore?
    2. What luxury items would you be willing to live without if asked?

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

  3. Heroes in Combat
    Take Notes

  4. Disney's Food Will Win the War Cartoon

Friday, December 6, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What was the Selective Service System and how did it help the United States meet manpower needs?
    2. How did the government mobilize Hollywood to support the war effort?

  2. World War II Quiz #2

  3. Industry and Rationing
    Take Notes

  4. Disney's Out of the Frying Pan and into the Firing Line Cartoon

Thursday, December 5, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What was the Manhattan Project?
    2. Why did President Truman decide to use the atomic bomb?

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

  3. Recruitment
    Take Notes

  4. Disney's Donald Gets Drafted Cartoon

  5. World War II Propaganda, Part I
    Use the article (Google Classroom) to answer the questions

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What strategy did the United States adopt in fighting Japan?
    2. Why did the Allies believe Okinawa was a foreshadowing of an invasion of Japan?

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

  3. Victory Over Japan
    Take Notes

  4. Hiroshima Perspectives Document Analysis
    Use the documents (Google Classroom) to answer the questions

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What was the importance of the Battle of the Bulge?
    2. How did the war end in Europe?

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

  3. Allied Advances in the Pacific
    Finish Notes

Monday, December 2, 2019

  1. College Presentation

  2. Scene from Saving Private Ryan Movie
    (Edited) D-Day scene