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    • Monday April 29th - 

      1. Collect Chapter 16,17,18 Note Packets
      2. Chapter 19 Lesson 1 SmartBook due
      3. Chapter 19 Lesson 1 - The New Conservatism
      4. Quickwrite #1 - Problem Government
      5. Guided Notes
      6. Liberal v. Conservative
    • Tuesday April 30th ("flex day") - 

      1. "The Christian Right's Call to Action"
      2. Read, annotate, answer questions
    • Wednesday May 1st - 

      1. Crash Course #43 Video and Questions
      2. Work on Chapter 19 Lesson 1 and Chapter 19 Lesson 2 SmartBooks
      3. HW - Read Chapter 19 Lesson 2 pages 693-698
      4. HW - Chapter 19 Lesson 2 SmartBook due tomorrow
    • Thursday May 2nd - 

      1. Chapter 19 Lesson 2 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 19  Lesson 2 - The Reagan Years
      3. Quickwrite #2 - Supreme Court Woman
      4. Guided Notes
      5. The Presidents: Carter and Reagan

    • Friday May 3rd - 

      1. The Last Word/How We Got Here - Soviet Union Edition
      2. HW - Read Chapter 19 Lesson 4 pages 710-715
      3. HW - Chapter 19 Lesson 4 SmartBook due Monday
    • Monday May 6th - 

      1. Chapter 19 Lesson 4 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 19 Lesson 4 - The Cold War Ends
      3. Guided Notes
      4. Finish/Collect the Last Word, How we Got Here - Soviet Edition
    • Tuesday May 7th ("flex day") - 

      1. Operation Desert Storm map activity
    • Wednesday May 8th - 

      1. Desert Triumph
      2. 1 page of video notes
      3. Finish and collect Operation Desert Storm map
      4. HW - Read Chapter 20 Lesson 1 pages 722-730
      5. HW - Chapter 20 Lesson 1 SmartBook due tomorrow
    • Thursday May 9th - 

      1. Chapter 20 Lesson 1 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 20 Lesson 1 - The Clinton Years
      3. Quickwrite #3
      4. Guided Notes
      5. How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents exceprt
    • Friday May 10th - 

      1. 1990s TV and Music
      2. HW - Read Chapter 20 Lesson 3 pages 740-745
      3. HW - Chapter 20 Lesson 3 SmartBook due Monday
    • Monday May 13th - 

      1. Chapter 20 Lesson 3 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 20 Lesson 3 - Technology and Globalization
      3. Guided Notes
      4. Crash Course #45
      5. Work on Chapter 19 and 20 SmartBooks
    • Tuesday May 14th ("flex day") - 

      1. Chapter 19/20 Review
      2. HW - Read Chapter 21 Lesson 1 pages 754-761
      3. HW - Chapter 21 Lesson 1 SmartBook due tomorrow
    • Wednesday May 15th - 

      1. Army Presenter
    • Thursday May 16th - 

      1. National Geographic: 9/11 - Part 1: War on America
      2. 1 page of video notes
    • Friday May 17th - 

      1. Chapter 21 Lesson 1 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 21 Lesson 1 - Bush's Global Challenges
      3. Quickwrite #3
      4. Guided Notes
    • Monday May 20th - 

      1. National Geographic's 9/11 - Part 2: Zero Hour
      2. 1 page of video notes
      3. HW - Read Chapter 21 Lesson 2 pages 762-767
      4. HW - Chapter 21 Lesson 2 SmartBook due tomorrow
    • Tuesday May 21st ("flex day") - 

      1. Chapter 21 Lesson 2 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 21 Lesson 2 - Focusing on Iraq and Afghanistan
      3. Quickwrite #5
      4. Guided Notes
      5. Analyzing Sources - The USA Patriot Act
      6. HW - Read Chapter 21 Lesson 3 pages 770-775
      7. HW - Chapter 21 Lesson 3 SmartBook due tomorrow
    • This forum was created to encourage meaningful dialogue among the students enrolled in my U.S. History classes.  If you are struggling with some concepts pertaining to this unit  you may use this forum to ask questions.  Other students are encouraged to respond.  Keep in mind that I will be monitoring all the forum discussions so keep the discussions classroom appropriate and related to history please.

    • Monday April 1st - 

      1. Ken Burns - The Vietnam War: Deja Vu
      2. Video Questions
    • Tuesday April 2nd ("flex day") -

      1. Vietnam War Map Activity

    • Wednesday April 3rd -

      1. The Origins of Vietnam
      2. Vietnam War Map due by the end of the period
      3. HW - Read Chapter 16 Lesson 1 pages 584-591
      4. HW - Chapter 16 Lesson 1 SmartBook due tomorrow 

    • Thursday April 4th -

      1. Chapter 16 Lesson 1 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 16 Lesson 1 - Going to War in Vietnam
      3. Quickwrite #1 - Increased Bombing Will Win the War
      4. Guided Notes
      5. Ken Burns - The Vietnam War: Episode 3 - The River Styx

    • Friday April 5th -

      1. Vietnam War Resistance Activity
      2. HW - Read Chapter 16 Lesson 2 pages 594-599
      3. HW - Chapter 16 Lesson 2 SmartBook due Monday

    • Tuesday April 9th ("flex day") -

      1. Chapter 16 Lesson 3 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 16 Lesson 3 - The War Winds Down
      3. Quickwrite #3 - The Vietnam War Era Music
      4. Guided Notes
      5. Ken Burns - The Vietnam War: Episode 10 - The Weight of Memory

    • Monday April 8th - 

      1. Chapter 16 Lesson 2 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 16 Lesson 2 - Vietnam Divides the Nation
      3. Quickwrite #2 - The War on TV
      4. Guided Notes
      5. Ken Burns - The Vietnam War: Episode 6 - Things Fall Apart
      6. HW - Read Chapter 16 Lesson 3 pages 602-607
      7. HW - Chapter 16 Lesson 3 SmartBook due tomorrow

    • Wednesday April 10th - NO SCHOOL - STUDENT FREE DAY


    • Thursday April 11th -

      1. 20th Century with Mike Wallace: The Legacy of Kent State
      2. Kent State - Massacre or Misunderstanding?

    • Friday April 12th -

      1. The Century: Approaching the Apocalypse
      2. Video Questions

    • Monday April 15th -

      1. Chapter 16 Review
      2. HW - Read Chapter 18 Lesson 1 pages 646-652
      3. HW - Chapter 18 Lesson 1 SmartBook due tomorrow

    • Tuesday April 16th ("flex day") -

      1. Chapter Lesson 1 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 18 Lesson 1 - The Nixon Administration
      3. Guided Notes
      4. The Presidents: Nixon and Ford
      5. HW - Read Chapter 18 Lesson 2 pages 653-657
      6. HW - Chapter 18 Lesson 2 SmartBook due tomorrow

    • Wednesday April 17th -

      1. Chapter 18 Lesson 2 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 18 Lesson 2 - The Watergate Scandal
      3. Guided Notes

    • Thursday April 18th - 

      1. Nixon and Watergate
    • Friday April 19th - 

      1. Missing work day
      2. Chapter 16,17,18 Test next Friday
      3. HW - Read Chapter 17 Lesson 1 pages 620-624
      4. HW - Chapter 17 Lesson 1 SmartBook due Monday
    • Monday April 22nd -

      1. Handout and discuss Chapter 16,17,18 Review Sheet - Test Friday
      2. Share Chapter 16,17,18 Note Packet Cover Sheet - Note due Monday
      3. Chapter 16,17,18 SmartBooks due Sunday by midnight
      4. Chapter 17 Lesson 1 Inquiry Journal - Goes in your notes
      5. HW - Read Chapter 17 Lesson 2 pages 625-631
      6. HW - Chapter 17 Lesson 2 SmartBook due tomorrow
    • Tuesday April 23rd ("flex day") - 

      1. Chapter 17 Lesson 2 Inquiry Journal - Goes in your notes
      2. HW - Read Chapter 17 Lesson 3 pages 634-639
      3. HW - Chapter 17 Lesson 3 SmartBook due tomorrow
      4. Chapter 16,17,18 Test Friday
      5. Chapter 16,17,18 Notes due Monday
      6. Chapter 16,17,18 SmartBooks due Sunday by midnight
    • Wednesday April 24th - 

      1. Chapter 17 Lesson 3 Inquiry Journal - Goes in your notes
      2. Work on:
      3. Chapter 16,17,18 Test Review Sheet - Test Friday
      4. Chapter 16,18 SmartBooks due Sunday by midnight
      5. Chapter 16,17,18 Notes due Monday
    • Thursday April 25th - 

      1. Work on:
      2. Chapter 16,17,18 Test Review Sheet - Test tomorrow
      3. Chapter 16,18 SmartBooks due Suday by midnight
      4. Chapter 16,17,18 Notes due Monday
    • Friday April 26th - 

      1. Take Chapter 16,17,18 Test
      2. Chapter 16,18 SmartBooks due Sunday by midnight
      3. Chapter 16,17,18 Notes due Monday
    • This forum was created to encourage meaningful dialogue among the students enrolled in my U.S. History classes.  If you are struggling with some concepts pertaining to this unit  you may use this forum to ask questions.  Other students are encouraged to respond.  Keep in mind that I will be monitoring all the forum discussions so keep the discussions classroom appropriate and related to history please.

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    • Wednesday February 14th - 

      1. Collect Chapter 12/13 Notes
      2. Start The Founder

    • Thursday February 15th -

      1. Continue The Founder
    • Friday February 16th -

      1. Finish The Founder
    • Monday February 19th - NO SCHOOL - PRESIDENT'S DAY


    • Tuesday February 20th ("flex day") -

      1. Martin Luther King Biography
      2. 1 page of video notes
      3. HW - Read Chapter 15 Lesson 1 pages 552-559
      4. HW - Chapter 15 Lesson 1 SmartBook due tomorrow
    • Wednesday February 21st -

      1. Chapter 15 Lesson 1 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 15 Lesson 1 - The Movement Begins
      3. Guided Notes
      4. Inquiry Journal - Executive Order 10730
    • Thursday February 22nd -

      1. MLK's "I Have a Dream" Speech
      2. Read, watch, listen
      3. Absent - 2 page typed breakdown of the history and importance of the speech
    • Friday February 23rd -

      1. Breaking the Huddle
      2. 1 page of video notes
      3. HW - Read Chapter 15 Lesson 2 pages 561-568
      4. HW - Chapter 15 Lesson 2 SmartBook due Monday

    • Monday February 26th -

      1. Chapter 15 Lesson 2 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 15 Lesson 2 - Challenging Segregation
      3. Quickwrite #1 - A Tax on Voters
      4. Guided Notes
      5. SNCC Workers
    • Tuesday February 27th ("flex day") -

      1. MLK's "A Letter from a Birmingham Jail
      2. Day 1 - Listen and annotate the first half of the letter
    • Wednesday February 28th -

      1. MLK's "A Letter from a Birmingham Jail" Day 2
      2. Finish reading/annotating and discuss the 2nd half of the letter
      3. Return Letter to MLK - Start task 1 and task 2
    • Thursday February 29th -

      1. Return Letter to MLK - finish tasks 1 and 2
      2. Start task 3
    • Friday March 1st -

      1. Return Letter to MLK - finish tasks 1,2 and 3
    • Monday March 4th - 

      1. Work on Task 4 - Due by midnight
      2. Collect annotated Letter from a Birmingham Jail by the end of the period
    • Tuesday March 5th -

      1. 10 Days: Freedom Summer
      2. Video Questions
      3. HW - Read Chapter 15 Lesson 3 pages 569-575
      4. HW - Chapter 15 Lesson 3 SmartBook due tomorrow
    • Wednesday March 6th - 

      1. Chapter 15 Lesson 3 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 15 Lesson 3 - New Civil Rights Issues
      3. Guided Notes
      4. Inquiry Journal - Martin Luther King Jr. Meets Malcolm X
    • Thursday March 7th - 

      1. Chapter 15 One Pager
      2. HW - Read Chapter 14 Lesson 1 pages 524-530
      3. HW - Chapter 14 Lesson 1 SmartBook due tomorrow
    • Friday March 8th -

      1. Chapter 14 Lesson 1 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 14 Lesson 1 - The New Frontier
      3. Quickwrite #2 - Brink of Nuclear War
      4. Guided Notes
    • Monday March 11th -

      1. Warren Court Supreme Court Case Briefing
    • Tuesday March 12th ("flex day") -

      1. The Presidents: JFK and LBJ
      2. The Presidents video Notes
      3. Work on: Warren Court Case Briefing (due by the end of the period Thursday)
      4. Work on: Chapter 14/15 SmartBooks
      5. HW - Read Chapter 14 Lesson 2 pages 531-537
      6. HW - Chapter 14 Lesson 2 SmartBook due Thursday (no class tomorrow)
    • Wednesday March 13th - SAT DAY

      1. HW - Read Chapter 14 Lesson 2 pages 531-537
      2. HW - Chapter 14 Lesson 2 SmartBook due tomorrow

    • Thursday March 14th -

      1. Chapter 14 Lesson 2 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 14 Lesson 2 - JFK and the Cold War
      3. Quickwrite #3 - Brink of Nuclear War
      4. Guided Notes
      5. Warren Court Case Briefing due

    • Friday March 15th -

      1. Handout and discuss Ch. 14/15 Review Sheet
      2. Share Chapter 14/15 Cover Sheet vis Google
      3. The JFK Assassination: 3 Shots that Changed America
      4. 1 page of video notes
      5. HW - Read Chapter 14 Lesson 3 pages 538-543
      6. HW - Chapter 14 Lesson 3 SmartBook due Monday

    • Monday March 18th -

      1. Chapter 14 Lesson 3 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 14 Lesson 3 - The Great Society
      3. Guided Notes
      4. Work on Chapter 14/15 Review Sheet - Test Wednesday
      5. Work on Chapter 14/15 Note Packet Cover Sheet - Due Thursday
      6. Work om Chapter 14/15 SmartBooks due Thursday by midnight

    • Tuesday March 19th ("flex day") -

      1. Work on:
      2. Chapter 14/15 Review Sheet - Test tomorrow
      3. Chapter 14/15 Notes - Due Thursday
      4. Chapter 14/15 SmartBooks - Due Thursday by midnight
      5. Take home graded work by Friday - End of the 3rd Quarter

    • Wednesday March 20th -

      1. Take Chapter 14/15 Test
      2. Chapter 14/15 Notes - Due tomorrow
      3. Chapter 14/15 SmartBooks - Due tomorrow by midnight
      4. Take home graded work by Friday - End of the 3rd Quarter

    • Thursday March 21st -

      1. Collect Ch 14/15 Notes
      2. Start The Beatles: 8 Days a Week - The Touring Years
      3. Chapter 14/15 SmartBooks - Due tonight by midnight
      4. Take home graded work by tomorrow - End of the 3rd Quarter
    • Friday March 22nd - End of 3rd Quarter

      1. Finish The Beatles: 8 Days a Week - The Touring Years
      2. Take home graded work by the end of the period
    • This forum was created to encourage meaningful dialogue among the students enrolled in my U.S. History classes.  If you are struggling with some concepts pertaining to this unit  you may use this forum to ask questions.  Other students are encouraged to respond.  Keep in mind that I will be monitoring all the forum discussions so keep the discussions classroom appropriate and related to history please.

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    • Monday January 15th - (NO SCHOOL - MLK DAY) -

    • Tuesday January 16th ("flex day") -

      1. 10 Days: Einstein's Letter
      2. Video Questions
      3. HW - Read Chapter 12 Lesson 1 pages 458-465
      4. HW - Chapter 12 Lesson 1 SmartBook due tomorrow
    • Wednesday January 17th -

      1. Chapter 12 Lesson 1 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 12 Lesson 1 - The Origins of the Cold War
      3. Truman and Churchill Cold War Speeches
      4. Quickwrite #1 - The Iron Curtain Descends
      5. Guided Notes
      6. Inquiry Journal - The Yalta Conference
    • Thursday January 18th -

      1. Junior Grad Checks - Meet in the Library
    • Friday January 19th -

      1. Cold War Origins Newspaper - Due Monday
      2. HW - Read Chapter 12 Lesson 2 pages 466-473
      3. HW - Chapter 12 Lesson 2 SmartBook due Monday
    • Monday January 22nd -

      1. Chapter 12 Lesson 2 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 12 Lesson 2 - The Early Cold War Years
      3. Quickwrite #2 - A Helping Hand for Europe
      4. Guided Notes
      5. Cold War Origins Newspaper due by the end of the period
    • Tuesday January 23rd ("flex day") -

      1. The Korean War: Then and Now
    • Wednesday January 24th - Back to School Night - Minimum Day

      1. The Korean War Map - due by the end of the period tomorrow
      2. HW - Read Chapter 12 Lesson 3 pages 474-480
      3. HW - Chapter 12 Lesson 3 SmartBook due tomorrow
    • Thursday January 25th -

      1. Chapter 12 Lesson 3 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 12 lesson 3 - The Cold War and American Society
      3. Guided Notes
      4. Bert the Turtle
      5. Finish and collect the Korean War Map

    • Friday January 26th -

      1. David Halberstrom's The Fifties: The Fear and the Dream
      2. Video questions
      3. HW - Read Chapter 12 Lesson 4 pages 481-487
      4. HW - Chapter 12 Lesson 4 SmartBook due
    • Monday January 29th -

      1. Chapter 12 Lesson 4 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 12 Lesson 4 - Eisenhower's Cold War Policies
      3. Quickwrite #3 - Eisenhower's Presidency
      4. Guided Notes
      5. Inquiry Journal - The Eisenhower Doctrine
    • Tuesday January 30th ("flex day") -

      1. Chapter 12 One Pager
      2. HW - Read Chapter 13 Lesson 1 pages 496-502
      3. HW - Chapter 13 Lesson 1 SmartBook due tomorrow
    • Wednesday January 31st -

      1. Finish Chapter 12 One Pager
      2. Chapter 13 Lesson 1 SmartBook due
      3. Chapter 13 Lesson 1 - Truman and Eisenhower
      4. Quickwrite #4 - Winner then Loser
      5. Guided Notes
      6. David Halberstroms The 1950s: Suburbia
    • Thursday February 1st - 

      1. 1950s: The Beginnings of Rock 'n Roll Article
      2. Read, annotate, discuss
      3. In class writing activity
      4. 1950s Rock 'n Roll music and videos
      5. Pre-write for Thursday's activity
    • Friday February 2nd -

      1. 10 Days: The Day America was Rocked
      2. Video Questions
      3. HW - Read Chapter 13 Lesson 2 pages 503-510
      4. HW - Read Chapter 13 Lesson 2 SmartBook due Monday
    • Monday February 5th -

      1. Chapter 13 Lesson 2 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 13 Lesson 2
      3. Quickwrite #5 - Rock 'n Roll Youth
      4. Guided Lecture Notes
      5. I Love Lucy episode
    • Tuesday February 6th ("flex day") -

      1. Handout Chapter 12/13 Review Sheet - Test Tuesday 2/13
      2. Work on Chapter 12/13 SmartBooks due Monday 2/12
      3. Share Chapter 12/13 Note Packet Cover Sheet - Due Wednesday 2/14
      4. HW - Read Chapter 13 Lesson 3 pages 511-515
      5. HW - Chapter 13 Lesson 3 SmartBook due Thursday (no school Wednesday)
    • Wednesday February 7th - NO SCHOOL - STUDENT FREE DAY

      1. Chapter 12/13 SmartBooks due tomorrow by midnight
      2. Chapter 12/13 Test Friday
      3. Chapter 12/13 Note Packet due Tuesday 2/13
      4. HW - Read Chapter 13 Lesson 3 pages 511-515
      5. HW - Chapter 13 Lesson 3 SmartBook due tomorrow

    • Thursday February 8th -

      1. Chapter 13 Lesson 3 SmartBook due
      2. Chapter 13 Lesson 3 - The Other Side of American Life
      3. Quickwrite #6 - Money Riddle
      4. Guided Lecture Notes
      5. Chapter 12/13 SmartBooks due Monday 2/12 by midnight
      6. Handout Chapter 12/13 Test Review Sheet - Test Tuesday 2/13
      7. Share Chapter 12/13 Note Packet Cover Sheet - Due Wednesday 2/14
    • Friday February 9th - ASSEMBLY SCHEDULE

      1. Work on:
      2. Chapter 12/13 SmartBooks - Due Monday 2/12 by midnight
      3. Chapter 12/13 Review Sheet - Test Tuesday 2/13
      4. Chapter 12/13 Note Packet - Due Wednesday 2/14

    • Monday February 12th - NO SCHOOL - LINCOLN'S BIRTHDAY

      1. Chapter 12/13 SmartBooks - Due tonight by midnight
      2. Chapter 12/13 Review Sheet - Test tomorrow 
      3. Chapter 12/13 Note Packet - Due Wednesday 2/14

    • Tuesday February 13th ("flex day)  -

      1. Take Chapter 12/13 Test
      2. Chapter 12/13 Notes Packet due tomorrow

    • This forum was created to encourage meaningful dialogue among the students enrolled in my U.S. History classes.  If you are struggling with some concepts pertaining to this unit  you may use this forum to ask questions.  Other students are encouraged to respond.  Keep in mind that I will be monitoring all the forum discussions so keep the discussions classroom appropriate and related to history please.