Thursday, December 15, 2011
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Today in class students finished their investigations into the reasons behind the Japanese-American imprisonment during World War II. Then they began watching "Utah World War II Stories: Europe" that interviews Utah World War II veterans about their experiences. DUE TOMORROW: Nothing.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Monday, December 12, 2011
Today in class students began a group investigation of the actual reasons behind the imprisonment of ALL Japanese-Americans in the Western United States during World War II. DUE TOMORROW: Nothing, but many students still need to turn in missing learning centers.
Friday, December 9, 2011
Today in 1st period, students finished reading quotes from the US Declaration of Independence. In 7th period, students examined the different reasons why some colonists remained loyal to Britain (they were called "Tories" or "Loyalists") and why others rebelled against Britain (called "Patriots"). DUE MONDAY: Nothing.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Today in class students compared Hoover's plan to end the Great Depression to Roosevelt's plan (the New Deal). Students also listened to a song written during the Great Depression to get a better sense of the fear sweeping the country in those days. DUE TOMORROW: Learning Center Check #2 is due (20 points for Period 2; 10 points for Period 4-6).
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Monday, December 5, 2011
Today in class students finished watching a film about the guilt or innocence of labor leader Joe Hill in regards to the murder he was executed for in 1915. DUE TOMORROW: Nothing, but Learning Center Check #2 (20 points for Period 2; 10 points by Period 4-6) is due this Friday!