Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Vacation Location: Denmark

You say you are obsessed with Denmark? Well, why don't you vacation there? You say you are worried your parents will say no? I say, make them say yes! 

Watch the videos below and check out the websites underneath. Collect information that will convince your parents to take you on vacation to Denmark. Maybe if your presentation is good enough they may even decide to move!








Requirements for this assignment:

  1. Make a Google Presentation on visiting Denmark with 15-20 slides.
  2. Embed at least one video
  3. Add pictures to at least 10 slides
  4. Cite your sources for all pictures, videos and information
  5. Include information that you think will make your parents want to go!
  6. Present your slides in class. 
  7. Due Monday, February 17.

How to make a Google Presentation Playlist

EQ:
  • What makes Denmark a place worth visiting?
Engage:
Explore:
Explain:
  • What places would you like to visit in Denmark?
Evaluate:
  • Make a Google Presentation on visiting Denmark with 15-20 slides.
  • Embed at least one video
  • Add pictures to at least 10 slides
  • Cite your sources for all pictures, videos and information

The Age of Jefferson: Judicial Review and the Louisiana Purchase








EQ:
  • To what extent did Jefferson's actions as President reflect his principles?
Engage:
Explore:
Explain:
  • What led to Marbury vs Madison and why was it important?
  • How did trouble with Napoleon lead to a land deal?
  • How did the Louisiana purchase become official?
  • How did the Louis and Clarke expedition begin?
Evaluate:

  • Answer Explain questions

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Hamilton vs Jefferson



EQ:
  • How did the nation's early problems reveal different philosophies about government?
Engage: 
Explore:
Explain:
  • Why did the first political parties form?
  • How democratic was the new government?
  • How did Hamilton deal with the nation's debt problem?
  • What other economic measures did Hamilton offer?
  • How did the national bank become a source of debate?
  • How did political differences affect foreign policy?
  • Why did the United States and Great Britain sign Jay's Treaty?
  • How did party disagreements continue during the Adams presidency?
Evaluate:

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Human Environment Interactions in Europe Part 2



EQ:
  • How have environmental resources and limitations shaped European life?
Engage:
Explore:
Explain:
  • How are the Europeans using natural resources to meet their needs?
  • How have Europeans modified their environment to meet their needs?
  • How have limited resources affected life in Europe?
  • What has been the impact of population growth and development on Europe's environment?
  • How have human activities harmed the environment?
  • How has high population density affected environmental conditions in Europe?
Evaluate:

Monday, February 03, 2020

Washington's Presidency


EQ:
  • In what ways did Washington's presidency influence the future of the US political system?
Engage:
Explore:
Explain:
  • What precedents did Washington set as POTUS?
  • How did the US deal with its debt problem after the Revolution?
  • How did political parties emerge?
  • What advice did Washington give us when he left office?
Evaluate:
  • Assessment
  • Answers

Friday, January 31, 2020

Human Environment Interactions in Europe Part 1



EQ:
  • How have environmental resources and limitations shaped European life?
Engage:
Explore:
Explain:
  • How are the Europeans using natural resources to meet their needs?
  • How have Europeans modified their environment to meet their needs?
Evaluate:


Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Bill of Rights


  EQ:
  • How does the Bill of Rights help the government balance the rights and order in the US political system?
Engage:  
Explore:
Explain:
  • Why were Americans fearful of a strong central government?
  • How did the Bill of Rights calm people's fears about a strong central government?
  • How does the Bill of Rights protect personal freedom?
  • How does the Bill of Rights protect against abuse of the justice system
  • How does the Bill of Rights limit the power of the central government?
Evaluate:

  • Assessment
Extend:

Film Study: An American in Paris

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:An_American_in_Paris_poster.jpg
An American in Paris (1951) is a musical that was inspired by the composition An American in Paris by George Gershwin. It is directed by Vincente Minnelli and was written by Alan Jay Lerner. The music, of course, is Gershwin's with his brother Ira supplying the lyrics. Some additional music is by the music director Saul Chaplin.

The movie stars Gene Kelly, Leslie CaronOscar Levant, Nina Foch and Georges Guetary. It was a winner of 9 Academy Awards and is listed as number 8 on the AFI's Greatest American Musicals list.   

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Biomes and Population Density of Europe


EQ:
  • How are the ecosystems Europe affected by the physical landforms?
  • How does the physical landforms of Europe influence population density?
Engage:
Explore:
Explain:
  • What landforms affect the biomes in Europe?
  • How is population density influenced by landforms?
  • How is the population density influenced by climate?
Evaluate:

  • Class discussion