Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Vacation Denmark Day 3

  


Continue using the resources below to identify where you would like to visit in Denmark. 


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!

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

Friday, February 16, 2024

Freshman Enrollment

 


Vacation Denmark Day 2

  


Continue using the resources below to identify where you would like to visit in Denmark. 


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!

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 Day 2

EQ:

  • To what extent did Jefferson's actions as President reflect his principles?
Explore:
Explain:
  • How did Americans learn about the Louisiana Territory?
  • What did the Corps of Discovery accomplish?
Evaluate:
  • Worksheet
Extend:

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Vacation Denmark Day 1

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!

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 Day 1

  






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

Wednesday, February 07, 2024

Europe's Industrial Age

 


Engage:
Explore:
Explain:
  • Where do most people in Europe live?
  • How did the Industrial Revolution change the living patterns in Europe?
Evaluate:
  • Class Discussion

Monday, February 05, 2024

Hamilton versus 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:
  • Vocabulary: cabinet (Presidential), economy, currency, Secretary of State, aristocracy, democracy, abolitionist, speculator,  Secretary of Treasury
  • Assessment

Diversity in Europe Part 1

   

EQ:
  • What does the diversity in Europe look like?
Engage:
Explore:
Explain:
  • How do ethnicities, nationalities, and languages overlap in Europe?
  • How is Europe linguistically divers?
  • How has religious diversity developed over the last millenniaum?
  • How do different foods in Europe indicate ethnic and cultural diversity?
Evaluate:
  • Vocabulary: population, ethnicity, empire, dialect, independence, urban, urbanization, Basque, Catalan, migration, language family, language
  • RS Worksheet
  • Diversity in Europe Comparison Chart

Thursday, February 01, 2024

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

Monday, January 29, 2024

Human Environment Interactions in Europe Day 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:

Thursday, January 25, 2024

Human Environment Interactions in Europe Day 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:

Monday, January 22, 2024

Amendments to the Constitution Booklet

EQ:

  • How does the Bill of Rights help the government balance the rights and order in the US political system?

Engage:

  • NA

Explore:

  • 27 US Amendments to the Constitution

Explain:

  • Students will create a book listing the 27 amendments to the US Constitution
  • Students will draw a picture for each amendment that somehow relates to that amendment showing they understand the purpose of the amendment.

Evaluate:

  •  TSW create an Amendment Booklet that will list the amendments with pictures.

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

Thursday, January 18, 2024

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

 EQ: 

  • Why do we have a national holiday for MLK Jr?

Engage: Vocabulary Review

  • Bigotry
  • Children’s Crusade of 1963
  • Complicit
  • Exonerate
  • Freedom Rides
  • Ideology
  • Infallible
  • Injunction
  • Jim Crow

Explore:

  • Voices of Civil Rights Video (44:20)

Explain: Questions take from: https://images.history.com/images/media/pdf/VoicesofCivilRightsguide.pdf

  1. How has this documentary made you think differently
    about the civil rights era?
  2. In what ways does this program affect your views of history and the
    ways it should be told?
  3. How do you define civil rights? In light of your answer, what would you say are the beginning
    and ending dates of the civil rights era in the United States?
  4. Some of the interviewees implied that during the civil rights era “there were two Americas.”
    Do you think this is an accurate description?
  5. How do the interviewees in this film describe their experiences as students during integration?
  6. How does the social climate of your school compare/contrast to that of public schools during
    integration?
  7. How does the theme of forgiveness appear in the stories?
  8. In what tangible ways can you see the impact of the civil rights era in your community?
  9. Historians often ensure historical accuracy via fact-checking. How could someone ensure the
    stories in this film are accurate? How is fact-checking for oral history similar to the process for
    printed documents? How does it differ?
  10. Why are some “voices” readily heard in the historical record while others are not? In what ways
    can historians seek out unheard voices?
  11. The stories in this program will be archived at the Library of Congress. What are some steps
    and technologies we can use to preserve these stories for future generations?

Evaluate:

  • Class Discussion of questions

The Story of Facism in Europe

As we watch today's video and define the vocabulary words, think about the rise of fascism in Europe. Could this happen in the United States today? What techniques did the fascists employ to become popular with the people of their countries?

EQ:

  • How did Fascism rise in Europe?

Engage:

  • Review Walt Disney's reasons for going to South America during World War 2 

Explore:

Explain:

  • How do fascists rise to power?
  • What led people to embrace fascism in Europe in the 20th century?
  • Who is Benito Mussolini?

Evaluate:

  • Vocabulary- Fascism, Holocaust, concentration camp, economy, fanaticism, nationalism, socialism, racism

Friday, January 12, 2024

Political and Climate Maps of Europe

Today we will be looking at the countries and capitals of Europe. I want us to focus on how the physical geography of Europe has affected the political boundaries of the countries as well as how they have affected the placement of the major cities.

Today's video will be over Southeast England and we will be learning about some interesting history of the area. We might even learn about one of the most infamous murders in England's history!



EQ:
  • What are the countries and capitals of Europe?
Engage:
Explore:
Explain:
  • Are the political boundaries in Europe affected by the physical landforms?
  • What do you notice about the majority of major cities in Europe (think water this time)?
  • How does climate affect where cities/capitals are located?
Evaluate:

  • Classroom Discussion of questions. 

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

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:
  • Vocabulary Day 1: civil law, double jeopardy, criminal law, defendant, majority rule, due process, grand jury, eminent domain, indictment, jury, probable cause, prosecution, protest, seizure, self-incrimination, warrant
  • Rights Before the Revolution
  • Protecting the People
  • Personal Liberty
  • Rights of the Accused
  • Limited Government
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:

Rick Steves Day

  Today we are going to be watching some Rick Steves videos. The first is about Norway. How is this country like Denmark? How is it different?



Next we will watch a fun little video about five very small countries in Europe. Why do you think these countries still exist? I bet we can figure it out together. 



The last video today is on Portugal's capital city, Lisbon. Portugal has very important ties to the Americas, Do you know any of them? I will give you a hint, one country in South America speaks Portuguese!


EQ
  • What can we learn about Norway?
  • What can we learn about Portugal?
  • Why are there micro-countries in Europe?
Explore:
Explain:
  • How is Norway like and unlike Denmark?
  • Why is Portugal important to the Americas?
  • Why are there micro-countries in Europe?
Evaluate:

  • Worksheet

Friday, January 05, 2024

Constitutional Convention

   

EQ:
  •  How did the Constitution affect the balance of power?
Engage:
Explore:
Explain:
  • How did the Philadelphia Convention begin?
  • How did  a major disagreement lead to one of the key features of the US government?
  • How did the question of slavery shape the new government?
  • In what ways does the Constitution limit the powers of the national government?
  • How did debate over the Constitution lead to the creation of the Bill of Rights?
  • How was the Constitution finally agreed upon?
Evaluate:
  • The students will answer each question under Explain
Extend: