AZ Merit Day 1

Here are all the clips from the videos we watched in class, if you’d like to see some of the ones your class didn’t choose. See you later this week! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjadOTR-dCI nazi superweapons 6:00...

World War II

I began class reviewing all the clips I’ve shown this year from Dead Poets’ Society, then I showed the last clip. My favorite moment teaching this class is when you start thinking for yourselves and the magic that happens in that moment. Keep working hard...

World War II at Home and Abroad

This was an eventful day. Here’s the link to the Crash Course we watched in class. After taking notes on this presentation, students each drew a fortune cookie containing one of six quotes from the Founders. They divided into groups to complete the directions...

From Isolation to Intervention

You survived the worst note-taking day of the year! If you missed class, get notes from someone. It was a lot to remember and learn. Here are the definitions I had on the PowerPoint: Marxist Socialism a political theory advocating state ownership of industry an...

Democratic Party 1876-1936

Welcome Back! We’ve only got nine weeks left, and I want to make the most of every second we have in class, so buckle up and hold on! After handing back midterm exams (and discussing the success rate on essay tests v. written tests), we talked about the...

The Great Depression, Part 2

Midterm schedule Monday/Tuesday: 1. Ask questions about the study guide for the test. I will not be reviewing the entire packet with you, but you may come with specific questions. 2. Begin the class challenge portion of the test. In this class, that will center on...

The Great Depression, Part 1

I hope you learned something new about your writing by grading your own essay. I will get them graded and return them first class of next week. In class, I taught about the five primary reasons the US entered the Great Depression: 1) increased reliance on the stock...

World War I

Hopefully you have a pretty good understanding of what occurred from the US perspective during WWI. Here is the link to the video I showed in class about WWI’s legacy. We also discussed the Battle of Verdun and the role monuments play in war. Here are the two...

Missing In Action

Sorry I missed most of you for class. Food poisoning is a nasty experience, let’s just leave it at that. If your class was unable to watch both videos, here are the links: Crash Course WWI WWI History Channel Hopefully your class had a good discussion on the...