Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Day 17: Korean War

1.  HM - Period 1 Yitzchak = Musellini
     HM - Period 2 Cami
     HM - Period 1 Maddi B. - NHL Strike

2.  Korean War:  article

3.  Read and write 2 questions you have about this conflict, one on each of 2 cue cards.

4.  Using your chromebook, research the answer and write it on the other side of the cue card.

5.  Discussion.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Day 15: Videos of War

1.  HM  Period 1 = Chris Howie

1.b HM  Period 5 = Ryley Alarie

NOTE:  If at any time you are uncomfortable or unhappy with the images on the screen you may get up, leave the classroom for 5 minutes and then return.  I will meet you at the door, explain to you what you have missed and then decide with you if you should come back into the room.

You DO NOT need to watch the videos.  You can complete the same work reading about the battles in a variety of textbooks.

2.  Note taking: complete this CHART as we progress through the battles



Korean Conflict  Battle of Kapyong

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Day 12: HM of the D

HM: Mozilla (at 2:46 there is a request for money)
The first public version of the web browser Mozilla Firefox ("Phoenix 0.1") is released.
Q: How and why has Mozilla been lost to Google?

Chromebooks from the library.

Choose dates:

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.


Fill Out This Form - Mr. K's Period 5 Class

Mr. Kovich's Period 5 Class will present their History Minutes of the Day on these dates.  You will work alone, NOT with a partner, and this will be the first of three HMOD that you will do.:

Sept. 28 - Oct. 2RyleySydneyMaddy B.SabrinaAli B.
Oct. 5 - 9JoshMontanaJennMaddy F.PA DAY
Oct. 12-16ThanksgivingShaunaMikeAndrewDaniel
Oct. 19 - 23TerriqHarmonyGabiDawsonMitch
Oct. 26 - 30DylanJerremyKyleEllis

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Day 11: Changing times


How can/does/did science change the course of history?

Fill Out This Form - Mr. K's Period 5 Class

Continue flipped classroom presentations.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Day 7: Fastest man and independent work

HM: Fastest man
Why should we care about records such as this?
How is this advancement in technology in 1938 felt still today?

1.  Continue working on the flipped classroom.


Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Day 6: Technologies of War and Peace

HM: D├ębut of the tank, WWI

1.  Watch video (Day 4, MAIN reasons)
2.  Cornell Notes: recap: Class Good copy
3.  Who is to blame (Day 4)
5.  Flipped classroom intro
6.  Work on flipped classroom

Monday, September 14, 2015

Day 5: Learning from others

HM: Mork and Mindy (to the end of the breakfast scene, approx. 5 min)

Debut in 1978.
Why is it important to learn from one another?
What can we lose if we assume we know too much?

Find out something you didn't know about a new person in the room.

Finish Poll Everywhere, Cornell Note and video from Friday.

1.  Flipped classroom: learning from each other

Friday, September 11, 2015

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Day 3: Personal History

HM: Last execution

1.  Finish Importance presentation from yesterday.

Three Units in this course.
1st unit: War, Revolution and Peace

1.  Make title page for your binder.
2.  Intro Question: Answer the following question in 1 complete paragraph, which includes:

  • an opening sentence stating your opinion
  • an example that validates your point of view
  • support for your ideas as found in the ideas or points of view of others
  • concluding sentence

Would you risk many to save one?  Yes or no?  
Provide an example.  Support your opinion.  

3.  Video
How does this video link into your point of view?
     During this discussion you will need to take notes on each key event and date.  Create a timeline for your notes.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Day 2: Apples and Importance

1.  HM Special !!   Queen Elizabeth breaks Queen Victoria's record!

1b.  HM: Apple Unveils

With a partner, write 5 reasons why Apple is important to our society.

Discussion: reasons and how you came up with them.

2.  Presentation: Importance

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Day 1: Welcome!!!

HMotD: Oprah goes national 

On this day in 1986, The Oprah Winfrey Show is broadcast nationally for the first time. A huge success, her daytime television talk show turns Winfrey into one of the most powerful, wealthy people in show business and, arguably, the most influential woman in America.

Discussion: Links to history
Why study History?
ABCs of History