PrepUS 4th Quarter

Monday, 4/6: we reviewed our corrected Unit 6 exams; we discussed some current events; we reviewed the Causes of WWI homework; we listened to an NPR interview and followed along with the transcript: the How Bad Directions (And A Sandwich) Started World War I; homework was to study the WWI map for a map quiz next class and to complete the Life in the Trenches reading and questions

Tuesday, 4/7:

Wednesday, 4/8: we took our WWI map quiz; we read the WWI Weapons Reading; we discussed some current events; we discussed the WWI Presentation Handout.key using the information in the WWI Presentation.key; we completed the Wilson’s 14 Points activity in groups; homework was to complete the 10 ways of looking at Woodrow Wilson activity using the information in the Lies Wilson Reading or Woodrow Wilson Bio (you will read one or the other, but not both)

Thursday, 4/9:

Friday, 4/10: we began completing the Roaring 20s Presentation Handout.key using the Roaring 20s Presentation.key; homework was to complete the 1920s Review Homework

Monday, 4/13:

Tuesday, 4/14: we began watching America, the Story of Us: Bust and completing the America the Story of Us – Bust questions; homework was to complete the The Great Depression reading and questions

Wednesday, 4/15:

Thursday, 4/16-Monday, 4/27: assisted study hall day

Tuesday, 4/28-Wednesday, 4/29: we discussed some current events; we discussed the The New Deal Presentation.key; homework is to complete the New Deal Matching; you may wish to start preparing for our exam using the Unit 7 Exam Study Guide and Project Option

Thursday, 4/30-Friday, 5/1: we completed an open-note quiz; we studied for our exam using the remote-control gaming system; homework is to study for the exam

Monday, 5/4: MEA Testing (no class)

Tuesday, 5/5-Wednesday, 5/6: we completed our Unit 7 Exam; homework was to complete the The Origins of World War II Reading and Questions

Thursday, 5/7-Friday, 5/8: we completed a quick quiz over the homework reading; we completed the The Road to WWII Presentation Notes Sheet.key while discussing the The Road to WWII Presentation.key; we began working on the WWII Map Activity using the Labeled WWI Map and the WWII Outline Map; homework was to finish the map (but no map quiz next class) and complete the From Neutrality to War

Monday, 5/11-Tuesday, 5/12: we completed a quick quiz over the homework; we discussed the America Joins WWII Presentation; homework was to study the map and complete The D-Day Invasion reading and questions

Wednesday, 5/13 (early release day)-Thursday, 5/14: we completed our map quiz; we started watching D-Day: Reflections of Courage and completing the D-Day Reflections of Courage; homework was to complete the Real-Life Private Ryan Article

Friday, 5/15-Monday, 5/18: we finished watching D-Day: Reflections of Courage; we worked on The War in the Pacific reading and questions in class; homework was to complete this reading

Tuesday, 5/19-Wednesday, 5/20: MEA Testing (no class)

Thursday, 5/21-Friday, 5/22: we discussed the Holocaust Presentation; homework is to complete the The Holocaust reading and questions

Tuesday, 5/26-Wednesday, 5/27: we completed the Allied Victory in Europe Mystery using the Clue Sheets and these clues: Battle of for Berlin; Battle of the Bulge; Firebombing of Tokyo; Hiroshima and Nagasaki; homework is to begin preparing for our exam using the Unit 8 WWII Study Guide and Project Option

Thursday, 5/28-Friday, 5/29: we used the remote-control system to study for our exam, which will be next class

Monday, 6/1-Tuesday, 6/2: we took our Unit 8 Exam; homework was to complete the The Cold War Reading and Questions

Wednesday, 6/3-Thursday, 6/4: we watched Eyes on the Prize: Awakenings and completed the Eyes on the Prize 1 – Awakenings – Questions; homework is to complete the Brown v. Board Reading and Questions

Friday, 6/5-Monday: we watched Eyes on the Prize: Fighting Back and completed the Eyes on the Prize 2 – Fighting Back – Questions; homework was to complete the Diane Nash Interview Reading and Questions

Tuesday, 6/9-Wednesday, 6/10: we watched Eyes on the Prize: Ain’t Scared of Your Jails and completed the Eyes on the Prize 3 – Ain’t Scared of Your Jails – Questions; homework was to write definitions for 15 items from the Prep History Final Study Guide

We will by studying in class for the remaining days of school.

Use the 4th Quarter Portfolio Directions to organize your work; this is due by the end of the day on Tuesday (but I suggest you turn it in on Monday so you have your work with you to study for your exam).