Friday, February 27, 2015

Friday, February 27

  • Notes: Russian Revolution.  If you were absent, copy from a classmate
  • Complete Mystery Phrases
  • Turned in ch. 31 work
  • Turned in and graded Connections sheet
  • Took the chapter 31 test.  If you were absent you will take it in class Monday.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Wednesday/Thursday, February 25 & 26

  • Students turned in the WWI review sheet.
  • WWI Test. If you were absent, you will take it the day you return to class.
  • Mystery Phrases sheet on the Russian Revolution.  If you were absent, see me for the sheets.
  • Notes & video clips from chapter 31
  • Students then had time to work on the Connections Period 4 sheet. Due Friday.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Tuesday, February 24

  • Notes: Russian Revolution
  • Pg. 439 #1.  Students will turn this in on Wednesday/Thursday.
  • Returned the WWI Review sheet to students.  It will be turned in for good on Wed/Thurs.
  • Reminder: test on WWI is Wed/Thurs
  • Handed out the CCOT Middle East chart. This will be due on Wednesday, March 3.  On that day we will also be writing a CCOT practice essay using information from the chart. Be sure to add years to the things your enter on the chart. (Note that it is meant to be printed out on 8.5x14 paper.  See me for a copy.).
  • Worked on the Connections sheet for time period 4.  This will be due this Friday the 27th. Be sure to add page numbers for the people/events.

Monday, February 23, 2015

Monday, February 23

  • Rise of Totalitarianism vocabulary game. Copy the terms from a classmate if you were absent.
  • Notes on Hitler's background
  • Questions from chapter 31.  See me if you were absent.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Friday, February 20

  • Periods 1 & 7 played the review game.
  • Period 6: 
    • finished the review sheet
    • answered questions 9-18 on page 428-429.  Students turned those in at the end of the period.
  • The completed map is due on Monday and the test will be during the block period Wednesday/Thursday.
  • Students turned in the chapter 30 summaries, cards, and essay.
  • Took the 27-30 test. If you were absent, you will take it during class on Monday.
  • Reading schedule for chapter 31:
    • Fri 705-710
    • Sat 710-715
    • Sun 715-719
    • Mon 719-723
    • Tue 723-728

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Wednesday & Thursday, February 18 & 19

  • WWI benchmark
  • Review the Treaty of Versailles
  • Review the benchmark results
  • Read the Boyz 'n' the 'Hood review story about WWI
  • Complete the WWI review sheet
  • Complete the map, #3 & 4
  • Key dates coming up:
    • Monday, Feb. 23--WWI Review Sheet due
    • Wednesday/Thursday, Feb. 25/26--WWI test
  • Notes on chapter 30
  • Review game on key people and terms from chapters 26-30.  Remember, Friday's test will be on chapters 27-30.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Tuesday, February 17

  • Students were given the review sheet for the test. The review sheet is due on Monday, February 23.
  • The benchmark will be on Wed/Thurs February 18/19.
  • The unit test will be on Wed/Thurs February 25/26. 
  • Students also completed the WWI video sheet and turned that in.  To view the video, see Friday's website entry.
  • Pop quiz on chapter 30.
  • Notes on chapter 30.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Friday, February 13


  • Students turned in the chapter 29 summaries
  • went over some key ideas from the chapter
  • chapter 29 test
  • chapter 30 study guide handed out as well

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Wednesday & Thursday, February 11 & 12

  • scored sample essay from 2009 CCOT
  • scored a classmate's CCOT essay on China
  • notes on chapter 29 
  • terms to know for chapter 29
  • 1.     Luddites
    2.     Eli Whitney
    3.     Crystal Palace Exhibition
    4.     the demographic transition
    5.     Thomas Malthus
    6.     utopian socialists
    7.     The Communist Manifesto
    8.     zaibatsu
    9.  Josiah Wedgwood

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Tuesday, February 10

  • Notes on US entry into WWI
  • Complete posters
  • reviewed chapter 27 test
  • students turned in chapter 28 summaries
  • chapter 27-28 test

Friday, February 06, 2015

Thursday & Friday, February 5 & 6

  • Continued work on WWI posters.
  • Period 1 also had some notes about trench warfare and the realities of war.
  • Notes on chapter 28.
  • Also, on Friday, students turned in chapter 28 summaries.  I then stamped them (if they were complete) and returned them to students to use for studying for Tuesday's 27-28 test. Students will turn in the summaries for good on Tuesday the 10th.

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Tuesday/Wednesday February 3/4

  • Period 1 was taking the CAHSEE.
  • Periods 6 & 7: notes on WWI. Began work on WWI poster. See me if you were absent to be assigned to the right group.
  • Notes on chapter 28.
  • Students took home chapter 27 test to correct and re-take.

Monday, February 02, 2015

Monday, February 2

I was absent from class because I was sick. There was a video and students took notes and turned them in. If you have a cleared absence from that day, you are excused.

I was absent from class because I was sick.Students worked on chapter 28 summaries.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Tuesday, January 27

  • Gave extra credit for those who completed flash cards for the vocabulary terms.  
  • Discussed the MAIN causes of tension and conflict leading up to World War I.
  • Created new semester commitments.  If you were absent, pick up a copy of the sheet when you return.
  • Discussed the required components of a CCOT essay.
  • Chapter 27 notes