Today we caught-up on the US Election. We talked about caucuses, the faults in some systems, and the uniqueness of the current election.
Then we watching a Crash Course video on the 1950s to refresh ourselves on main ideas. Tomorrow we will talk about the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Today we spent the period working on our JP rough drafts, which are due tonight by 11:59pm on TII.com.
You will have another peer review period tomorrow.
Today we continued to talk about the Civil Rights movement. We looked at major organizations, people, and enemies of the movement before starting to discuss the wants and needs of minorities in the United States during the 1950s. We analyzed the tools these leaders had available, as well as some of the methods they utilized to create social change.
Your homework (due Thursday) is to complete this worksheet using the TCI textbook.
Your JP Rough Draft (round 2) is due to TII.com Wednesday night by 11:59, with a hard-copy in class on Thursday.
Today we talked about Act 1 of the Crucible in preparation for tomorrow's quiz (1 of the 2 quizzes you have tomorrow).
Then, we spent the other half of the period peer reviewing Rough Drafts for our Junior Project, which is due next week.
You have a work day on Wednesday, with your second rough draft being due Wednesday night by 11:59 to TII.
Today we spent both periods furthering our understanding of the Crucible.
Your Civil Change step-by-step assignment is due on Monday.
Your JP Rough Draft is due to Turn It In by Sunday at 11:59pm. You also need to bring a hard-copy to class
Today we talked about disenfranchisement. We discussed what the ideal Civil Rights leader needs to be successful, how people can gain influence, and different means of civil unrest. Then we read and discussed two different speeches from the 1950s from Malcolm X and MLK.
Your homework is to write a step-by-step guide for creating change. Here are the instruction
1.Identify an issue you want to change (global, country, state, local, personal)
2.Justify why this issue needs to be changed
3.Using ideas from both speeches and your own knowledge, write a step-by-step guide for creating change in this issue
Your guide should include:
At least 5 steps
An explanation for each step referencing a speech, historical event, or an idea/event from pop-culture
Today we talked about Civil Rights. We looked at what it the difference between equality of opportunity, and equality of out outcome.
Then we worked on our Rough Drafts, which are now due Sunday by 11:59.
Today we talked about the relationship between conformity and economics. We looked at supply, demand, and advertising before talking about what it really takes to create a movement. We talked about rebellion, and what it takes to push against the norm.
Your 4-level outline is due tonight by 11:59 on TurnItIn.com
Today we worked on the Junior Project. Your homework tonight is to keep working on your outline, and to complete this reading on Actively Learn.
Today we talked about gender roles in the 1950s. We looked at how PSAs created narrow roles for women, which also developed a specific definition of manhood. We talked about utopian societies, American education, and 1950s dating expectations.
Your 4-level outline is due Tuesday at Midnight. We have a work day on Monday.