Today we continued to talk about the Cult of Personality established in North Korea. We looked at propaganda films, analyzed purpose, and attempted to understand the anomaly that is North Korean foreign policy.
Your homework is to write a short letter to Secretary of State John Kerry proposing a policy of the United States on North Korea.
Evidence from text (linked below), readings, videos, and lecture
Justification proving that your proposed strategy would work based on what you know about North Korea.
Yesterday we talked about the Korean War and resulting divide between North/South Korea. We talked about North Korean politics, the role of the US abroad, and the cult of personality created by North Korean leaders.
Today we watched "Inside North Korea" (linked below) and filled out this viewing guide
Your homework is to critically read this article about North Korea.
Today we started our mini-unit on North Korea. We talked about why North Korea is important to understand, the politics behind it, and the mystery of North Korean culture. Mr. Buker also read us a children's book, but got self-conscious after we made fun of his voices...
Your homework is to critically read the attached article.
Today we took a test. It was a fantastic opportunity for us to express the breadth of knowledge we have gained on China.
Today we had our last review period. Your test is tomorrow:
Here are instructions to replay the quiz:
1. Open http://join.quizizz.com in your browser
2. Enter the 5-digit game code 306118, and click "Proceed"
3. Now enter your name and click "Join Game!"
4. You will get an avatar, and then see a "Start Game" button. Click it to begin!
Today we reviewed for your test on Friday.
Today we worked on writing a chapter from either Instructions for Overcoming Tyrannical Government or Instructions for Maintaining a Tyrannical Government. This chapter will be based on evidence from Animal Farm, To Live, The Soviet Union, and China. This chapter is due tomorrow.
Today we finished watching To Live. It was sad, but we learned many life lessons from the optimism of our characters.
Your homework tonight is to start brainstorming for your in-class write tomorrow. In class, you will be writing a chapter from either Instructions for Overcoming Tyrannical Government or Instructions for Maintaining a Tyrannical Government. This chapter will be based on evidence from Animal Farm, To Live, The Soviet Union, and China.
Today we continued the tumultuous experience of watching To Live. We will finish on Monday.
Today we started watching To Live. It was an emotional roller coaster.
Here is the study guide for your test next Friday