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Monthly Archives: January 2012

World History

Monday: Research Questions due, Russian Revolution

Tuesday: Rise of Stalin, Animal Farm, Reading

Wednesday: Intro to Project (work day) Due: Feb 2/8

Thursday: Quiz, Global Depression/Economics

Friday: Library day for project, assign topics for paper

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Government

Monday: DBQ Due!!! Peer Edit

Tuesday: DBQ really due, Freedom of Assembly, GR 13-4, 13-5

Wednesday: 4th hour Assembly, finish Guided Reading Worksheets, 4th Amendment situation discussions

Thursday: Rights of the Accused, Miranda v Arizona

Friday: Exclusionary Rule Case Studies, 5th hour Journals DUE

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Geography

Monday: Mexican travel brochure due, Central America, map due tomorrow

Tuesday: Chapter 11 Map Activity,

Wednesday: Central America Audio Forum, laptops

Thursday: Finish Audio forum, finish current event

Friday: Current Event, Central American culture, South America map

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WORLD HISTORY

Monday: “All Quiet” clips, End WWI notes, read page 467-476 in book

Tuesday: Europe map, End WWI notes

Wednesday: Review Day

Thursday: TEST

Friday: 1st hour assembly, 3rd hour game day?

Journals: will post friday

 

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US Gov

Monday: Freedom of Expression, Tinker v Des Moines, Dress code Complete WS for Homework

Tuesday: Vocab Cards (DUE FEB 14th)

Wednesday: Freedom of Expression on the Internet

Thursday: Freedom of Press in School Hazelwood v Kuhlmeier, DBQ intro

Friday: DBQ work, freedom of assembly note

5th hour journals: will post friday

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Geography

Monday: Sense of Place presentations, Mexico Map

Tuesday: Work on Current Event or Guided Reading 10-2, Map due at end of hour

Wednesday: Mexico notes

Thursday: Central America

Friday: Central America, Current Event due Monday


Sorry Folks!  This is a little late

Friday!

World History

Journal:  Please study the map on p. 461 in your text. Answer questions #2-3 in your journal.

1) Major Events in WWI

UNFOLDING WWI Due MONDAY

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Gov

5th hour journal; Use your notes as a resource.  Decide whether each situation would be protected as “freedom of speech”.

Write YES if is would be allowed or NO if it would not be allowed and EXPLAIN your answer in a complete sentence

1.Shout “fire” in a crowded movie theater.
2.Not participate in the “Pledge of Allegiance”
3.Encourage general illegal action, such as violence, in a public speech.

1) Freedom of Speech Case Studies

Bring Index Cards for Monday

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Geog

1) US & Canada Map Quiz

SENSE OF PLACE PROJECT DUE MONDAY!

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Thursday Jan 19th

World History

Journal:  Please read the text and answer the questions about trench warfare on p. 462-463 in your text. Answer the questions in your journal.

1) Library work day for WWI projects

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Gov

5th hour journal:

•Get out worksheet (GR 13-2) from yesterday
•Pick out one court case that you believe to be the most important in terms of freedom of religion.
Explain in 2 sentences what the court case was and why it is important.

1) Freedom of Speech

GR 13-3

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Geog

1) Canada –> Basic info

TEST TOMORROW


World History

Journal:  For your journal today, complete the Map Skills Questions #2-3 on p. 455.

1) Trench Warfare

Work on Unfolding WH projects

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Government

5th hour journal: Using your books.  Identify and define “incorporation” in connection to the Bill of Rights”.  Why is it important to our rights as Missourians?

1) 1st Amendment: Freedom of Religion

2) Guided Reading 13-2

DUE TOMORROW

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Geog

1) Work day for project and Canada Map

Map due at the end of the hour

N. America MAP QUIZ Friday


World History

Journal: Brainstorm a list of all terms/people/places you can think of related to World War I.   This is a thinking activity. Do not use a resource

1) Start of WWI

2) Work on Project with groups DUE JAN 23

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US Gov

5th hour Journal:  Create a definition of “tolerance”.  What do you think of when you hear the term?  Write in complete sentences.

1) Civil Liberties v Civil Rights

2) Majority rule vs. Minority Rights

VOCAB LIST / CARDS

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Geography

1) US Geographical Issues

2) Ch 8 Critical thinking

CANADA MAP


World History

Journal:  Take a look at the Infographic on pg 432 in text.  Read and answer the 2 questions at the bottom

1) Hand back White Man’s Burden

2) Introduce Unfolding WWI Poster Project

DUE MONDAY JANUARY 23,   TEST JAN 26

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Gov

5th hour: Write one sentence per court case

1) ORAL ARGUMENTS

Finish vocab cards!  DUE TUES 1/17

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Geog

1) West Region of US + Alaska and Hawaii

2) GR 7.3 and Chapter 8.1 Section Review

CURRENT EVENT (From US) Due TUESDAY!!!


World History

Journal: Page 391  #4

1) Alliance System and Militarism

HW Read Pg 454- 459

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Gov

5th hour Journal: Summarize each case your hear in one sentence.  You do not have to summarize your own

1) Staple your Brief Organizer to the BACK of your final draft

2) ORAL ARGUMENTS!

US GOV RETAKE STUDY SESSION CANCELED.  You must make it up at ASI on Tuesday of next week

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Geog

1) MidWest Region

2) Laptops to work on Current Event OR Sense of Place project

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