Friday, February 28, 2020

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. Why was King visiting Memphis when he was assassinated?
    2. What was the Kerner Commission?

  2. Finish Civil Rights Music Analysis
    See yesterday's agenda for instructions

  3. ESPN Classic Remembers: After Jackie Video
    Answer questions

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

Thursday, February 27, 2020

  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. Legacy of the Movement
    Take Notes

  3. Civil Rights Music Analysis

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

  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

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

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

  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

Monday, February 24, 2020

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. Who was James Meredith and what did he do?
    2. How did television coverage of the Birmingham marchers change public perception?

  2. National Attention
    Finish Notes

  3. Clips from Freedom: A History of US Video

  4. Voting Rights
    Take Notes

Friday, February 21, 2020

  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
    Answer questions

  3. National Attention
    Take Notes

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

Thursday, February 20, 2020

  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
    Answer questions

  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 19, 2020

  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 18, 2020

  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. Clip from Freedom: A History of US Video

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

  4. Segregation in Education
    Take Notes

  5. Clip from Freedom: A History of US Video

Friday, February 14, 2020

  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. Finish Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go To War Video
    Answer questions

  3. Establishing Segregation
    Take Notes

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

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Note: Test on the Cold War, and essential questions due on Thursday, February 13th
  1. Cold War Test

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What was the policy of flexible response?
    2. Why was the Berlin Wall built?

  2. Make Mine Freedom Cartoon (Periods 3, 4)

  3. Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go To War Video
    Answer questions

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

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

  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

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

Monday, February 10, 2020

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

  2. McCarthyism
    Finish Notes

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

  4. Election of 1960
    Take Notes

  5. Nixon and Kennedy Campaign Commercials

  6. Clip from Stay Tuned Video

Friday, February 7, 2020

  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

Thursday, February 6, 2020

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What does it mean to be "American'?
    2. What does it mean to be "Un-American"?

  2. Cold War at Home
    Take Notes

  3. HUAC and Hollywood Document Analysis
    Use documents (Google Classroom) to answer the questions

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Periods 4, 6:
  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What was the policy of brinkmanship?
    2. What covert actions did the US undertake in the Middle East and Latin America?

  2. In the Skies
    Take Notes

  3. Cool Down Questions
    1. Should the United States be involved in regime change? Why or why not?
    2. Was the United States right to use U-2s to spy on the Soviet Union? Should Eisenhower have apologized for it? Why or why not?

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Period 3:
  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What was the policy of brinkmanship?
    2. What covert actions did the US undertake in the Middle East and Latin America?

  2. In the Skies
    Take Notes

  3. Cool Down Questions
    1. Should the United States be involved in regime change? Why or why not?
    2. Was the United States right to use U-2s to spy on the Soviet Union? Should Eisenhower have apologized for it? Why or why not?

Monday, February 3, 2020

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. Why did the United States go to the aid of South Korea?
    2. What caused the disagreement between MacArthur and Truman?

  2. Nations on Edge
    Take Notes

  3. Scenes from The Atomic Cafe Movie
    Answer questions