Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Day 33: Disaster in Wales

1.  HM: Aberfan   1     2

2.  Continue and finish the presentation from Day 31.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Day 32: The Rings

1.  HM:  The Rings
Volume 3 of this series is published on this day in 1955.
Explain the genre of this book (movie).  Why does a post-war culture want a book that has a basis in war?

2.  WWII presentation from day 31

Friday, October 17, 2014

Day 31:

1.  HM:  Albert Einstein arrives in the US from Nazi Germany, 1933

2.  Flipped Classroom



Wednesday, October 15, 2014

DAYS 28 & 29 & 30 (Oct 14, 15 & 16) History Minutes of Your Day

With a partner you will create three different History Minutes of the Day much like what we've done daily to this point in the course.

You will present yours on your assigned dates.

1. Name and explain an event that happened between the years 1914 - 2014.

2. Show a video (YouTube) of five minutes or less on your event.

3. 8 - 10 dot-jot facts of your event (numbers, stats, location, etc.)

4. Write a discussion question that will generate and inspire discussion among our class.

5. Write a 5 sentence (or longer) paragraph outlining the IMPORTANCE / SIGNIFICANCE of your event to the broader context of history in the 21st Century.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

DAY 26 - Buildup to WWII - Your Slide Work

This is for Mark's class (bald Kovich) - For your work on the shared Googly Presentation on the Buildup to WWII, please sign into the Halton Cloud with your network account and in your Drive there you'll find the shared presentation.

Enjoy the turkey.

If you're a turkey, run.


1.  HM: Phantom     Movie

2.  See day 23.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Day 26: Class assembly

1.  HM: Birth of KLM (world's oldest passenger airline)

2.  To the library for the GSA's guest speaker.

Monday, October 6, 2014

Day 25: emerging artists

1.  HM: Jazz Singer
In 1927 Jazz singer was released as the first "talkie".  How did this technology shape war correspondence in WWII?

See Day 23

Friday, October 3, 2014

Jour 24: The Main causes of War, 1914-2010

1.  HM: OJ Simpson        Germany Unification

1283 - Dafydd ap Gruffydd, prince of Gwynedd in Wales, becomes the first person executed by being hanged, drawn and quartered.
1906 - SOS adopted as warning signal by 1st conference on wireless telegraphy
1974 - Watergate trial begins
1990 - Reunification of East & West Germany. West German flag raised above Brandenburg Gate on the stroke of midnight
1995 - OJ Simpson found not guilty in murder of Nicole Simpson & Ron Goldman in Los Angeles, California

**** Go to Day 23 ****

2.  MAIN reasons for WWI
     Cornell note on video
Cornell note template

Why to War: Image note

3.  Flipped Classroom:

4.  Korean War:  Read and write 2 questions you have about this conflict, one on each of 2 cue cards.

5.  Hand out the questions.  HOMEWORK:  Find the answers to the questions you have been asked.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Day 23: Unit 2 Introduction

A: Finish TEST

1.  HM:  Eric Lindros (watch first 5:06 only)
     Why would a player choose to go back to the minors instead of play for the team that had chosen them in the draft?  What does this say about English-French relations, if anything?

2.  Title Page:  Unit 2: War, Revolution and Peace

2a:  Saving Private Ryan: The reality behind the movie

3.  Introduction

     During this polleverywhere.com discussion you will need to take notes on each key event and date.  Create a timeline for your notes.

5.  Pearson and Peace: Unit 2 is about more than just war. (Chromebooks booked for Friday)