Today we finished our 9/11 unit by watching John Stewart talk about his perspective on the attack. It was intense, so we watched a pig dance afterwards to lighten the mood.
Then we studied, which we will do again tomorrow.
Today we started watching an intense, thought provoking, and important documentary detailing the attacks of September 11th.
For those of you interested in watching the other documentary we discussed, here is the link:
Also, here is your study guide:
Yesterday we completed a reading on Bill Clinton before answering a view questions.
Today we talked about the Monica Lewinsky scandal. We learned the details before analyzing the impact on Clinton and Lewinsky.
Today Mr. Buker is gone. Here is the worksheet for class:
Today we talked about the shifting attitude towards the USSR during the 1980s. We saw Reagan poke fun at Communists, Rocky fight for Democracy, and Yakov Smirnoff joke about the motherland.
Then we analyzed the Iran Contra Affair and the impact it had on the nation.
Your homework (due Tuesday) is to read the 2 attached articles in order to fill out the attached worksheet.
Today we talked about the Election of 1980. We saw Reagan dominate the election, a new wave of conservatism arise, and Jimmy Carter's presidency come to a close with the Iran Hostage Crisis.
Your homework is to:
1. Read Chapter 55.4
2. In a single sentence (each), summarize:
Reagan’s Actions on Social Welfare
Reagan’s Actions on HIV/AIDS
New Jersey v. TLO
Reagan’s Actions on Civil Rights
Reagan’s Actions on Immigration Reform
Today we had a visit from our old friend John Green. We looked at the early 1970s, Carter's presidency, and the political climate the brought us Ronald Reagan.
Your homework tonight is to complete the "Jimmy Carter's Unheralded Legacy" assignment on Actively Learn. I've attached the link below:
Today we talked about what we wanted to accomplish as the year winds down. Then we looked at Ford's time in office, the attitudes of American people during the early 1970s, and the Election of 1972.
Your homework is to answer the following questions from Chapter 54:
Today we finished watching Earth Days.
Your homework this weekend is to demonstrate your knowledge of the film and the movement in a thesis driven response.
Here is the prompt:
Explain the emergence and impact of environmentalism and conservationism in the United States using specific evidence from the film Earth Days.
(What were things like before, what happened, and what changed?)