Honors WSII 4th Quarter

Monday, 4/8-Tuesday 4/9:
Due Today: (the Decline of the Qing Dynasty reading is going on 4th Quarter) use the terms on the word banks for the review sheets and the Imperialism Quiz review questions to prepare for our quiz this class
Today’s Learning Target: What were the effects of 19th-century imperialism?
What we did in class today: we completed our content quiz; we completed the Revolution in China reading
Due Next Class: the Revolution in China reading

Wednesday, 4/10-Thursday 4/11 (Early Release Day):
What we did in class today: the majority of our class was on a field trip or had left for vacation early, so we spent the class talking about current events
Due Next Class: the Revolution in China reading

Friday 4/12: Teacher’s Workshop NO SCHOOL

Here is the Unit 4 Study Guide/Project Option if you’d like to work on it over vacation.

Monday, 4/22-Tuesday 4/23:
Due Today: the Revolution in China reading
Today’s Learning Target: In what ways was Japan affected by 19th-century imperialism?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we discussed the Rise of Modern Japan presentation; we reviewed the Unit 4 Study Guide/Project Option 
Due Next Class: Japanese Warships reading and questions (optional); begin preparing for the unit assessment with the Unit 4 Study Guide/Project Option

Wednesday, 4/24-Thursday 4/25:
Due TodayJapanese Warships reading and questions (optional); begin preparing for the unit assessment with the Unit 4 Study Guide/Project Option
Today’s Learning Target: How did imperialism, industrialism, and nationalism affect the world in the 19th century?
What we did in class today: Mrs. Wagner was absent today students used the class period to complete the Unit 4 Study Guide in preparation for next week’s assessment
Due Next Class: prepare for the unit assessment with the Unit 4 Study Guide/Project Option

Friday, 4/26-Monday 4/29:
Due Today: prepare for the unit assessment with the Unit 4 Study Guide/Project Option
Today’s Learning Target: How did imperialism, industrialism, and nationalism affect the world in the 19th century?
What we did in class today
:  we used the remote-control gaming device to prepare for next class’s assessment
Due Next Class: prepare for the unit assessment with the Unit 4 Study Guide/Project Option

Tuesday, 4/30-Wednesday 5/1:
Due Today: prepare for today’s unit assessment with the Unit 4 Study Guide/Project Option
Today’s Learning Target: How did imperialism, industrialism, and nationalism affect the world in the 19th century?
What we did in class today
: we completed our Unit 4 Assessment
Due Next Class: read and annotate the Late 19th-Century Europe handout (questions are optional)

Thursday, 5/2-Friday 5/3:
Due Today: read and annotate the Late 19th-Century Europe handout (questions are optional)
Today’s Learning Target: What were the main causes of WWI?
What we did in class today: we used the Fourth Quarter Topics to Study voting sheets to vote on what subjects we’d like to study in our time left together this year; we discussed the Research Project General Information handouts and the Research Project Topic Suggestions handouts; we discussed the WWI Begins Presentation and listened to the NPR interview; we discussed some current events in the time left in class
Due Next Class: WWI reading and questions (must read; annotating and questions are optional); 1914 Europe map activity (using the labeled 1914 Europe map and the blank 1914 Europe map)

Research Paper Topic Choice Link
Research Paper List of Chosen Topics

Monday, 5/6-Tuesday 5/7:
Due TodayWWI reading and questions (must read; annotating and questions are optional); 1914 Europe map activity (using the labeled 1914 Europe map and the blank 1914 Europe map)
Today’s Learning Target: What was the Armenian genocide?
What we did in class today: we reviewed the research paper topics and the lessons we voted to have for the remainder of the year; we discussed the research paper outline guidelines and the Chicago Manual of Style formatting; we completed the World War I Review fill-ins; we read the Armenian Genocide reading aloud in class and watched the ABC news video
Due Next Class: complete the 1918 Europe map activity using the labeled 1918 Europe map; optional: annotations and questions to the Armenian Genocide reading (we read it together in class today); optional: The Armenian Genocide- An 80-Year Perspective reading; work on your research paper outline (using Chicago Manual of Style formatting and this outline example)

Wednesday, 5/8-Thursday 5/9:
Due Today: complete the 1918 Europe map activity using the labeled 1918 Europe map; optional: annotations and questions to the Armenian Genocide reading (we read it together last class); optional: The Armenian Genocide- An 80-Year Perspective reading; continue working on your research paper outline (using Chicago Manual of Style formatting and this outline example)
Today’s Learning Target: How did the Treaty of Versailles set the stage for WWII?
What we did in class today: we completed the Concept Review; we reviewed the information in the Versailles Treaty information handout; we worked in small groups to complete the Versailles Treaty Analysis exercise
Due Next Class: study the 1914 Europe map and the 1918 Europe map to prepare for a quiz next class; continue working on your research paper outline (using Chicago Manual of Style formatting and this outline example)

Friday, 5/10-Monday 5/13:
Due Today: study the 1914 Europe map and the 1918 Europe map to prepare for a quiz next class; continue working on your research paper outline (using Chicago Manual of Style formatting and this outline example)
Today’s Learning Target: What caused the Russian Revolution? What were the main events and individuals involved in the Russian Revolution?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we completed out 1914 & 1918 Europe maps quiz; we discussed the Russian Revolution presentation
Due Next Class: use the Content Quiz Study List to prepare for a content quiz next class; continue working on your research paper outline (using Chicago Manual of Style formatting and this outline example)

Tuesday, 5/14-Wednesday 5/15:
Due Today: use the Content Quiz Study List to prepare for today’s content quiz; continue working on your research paper outline (using Chicago Manual of Style formatting and this outline example)
Today’s Learning Target: What were the main effects of WWI?
What we did in class today: we completed our content quiz; we discussed some current events; we discussed the Outline Peer Editing guidelines; we began discussing the “Germany’s Road to War” presentation
Due Next Class: complete your research paper outline (using Chicago Manual of Style formatting and this outline example)

Thursday, 5/16-Friday 5/17:
Due Todayyour research paper outline is due TODAY
Today’s Learning Target: What finishing touches do I need to add to my outline before I share it with Mrs. Wagner?
What we did in class today: we used the laptops to peer edit and then make corrections to our research essay outlines
Due Next Class: begin working on your Research Paper Rough Draft

Monday, 5/20 (Orange Day):
Due Today: work on your Research Paper Rough Draft
Today’s Learning Target: What conditions allowed Hitler and the Nazi Party to gain control of Germany?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we discussed our progress on the research essay project; we finished our discussion of the “Germany’s Road to War” presentation
Due Next Class:
continue working on your Research Paper Rough Draft

Tuesday, 5/21 (Black Day):
Due Today: work on your Research Paper Rough Draft
Today’s Learning Target: What conditions allowed Hitler and the Nazi Party to gain control of Germany?
What we did in class today:
we discussed some current events; we discussed our progress on the research essay project; we discussed the “Germany’s Road to War” presentation
Due Next Class:
continue working on your Research Paper Rough Draft

Wednesday, 5/22 (Orange Day):
Due Today: work on your Research Paper Rough Draft
Today’s Learning Target: What steps did Germany take to solve the “Jewish Question” with the “Final Solution?” What conditions in Germany allowed this to occur?
What we did in class today: we completed today’s Concept Review; we discussed some current events; we discussed our progress on the research essay project; we discussed the Holocaust presentation
Due Next Class:
continue working on your Research Paper Rough Draft; have a parent or guardian sign the Schindler’s List permission slip; read the Holocaust reading (you may annotate and/or answer the questions if you’d like)

Thursday, 5/23-Friday, 5/24:
Due Today: continue working on your Research Paper Rough Draft; read the Holocaust reading (you may annotate and/or answer the questions if you’d like)
Today’s Learning Target: What do I need to add to my research essay rough draft?
What we did in class today: we used the laptops to work on our research essay rough draft
Due Next Class:
continue working on your Research Paper Rough Draft