June 5

posted Jun 5, 2012, 6:06 AM by Peter Knowles
RE-WRITES may still be turned in until this Friday, JUNE 8th 
If you have any SECOND SEMESTER ASSESSMENTS that you'd like to improve, re-submit them by then. 
(Check your email daily to see when your assessments have been graded to see if you want to re-do them)

Before we start with today's assignment, let's take a few minutes to look at the final assessment for this course:

Key question: How did government decisionseconomic challengesgeographic factors, AND the consequences of earlier events help define the years following the First World War around the globe?  
Content: Include information from classroom assignments AND your own research to discuss events around the world from 1918 to 1945?
Research requirements: Correctly use and cite at least four (4) academic resources in addition to the class textbook. 
Standards assessed:
  • Civics 1.2- Understand the purposes, organization, and function of governments, laws, and political systems.  
  • Economics 2.4- Understand the economic issues and problems that all societies face.  
  • Geography 3.3- Understand the geographic context of global issues.
  • History 4.2- Understand and analyze causal factors that have shaped major events in history.
  • Social Studies Skills 5.2- Use inquiry-based research.  
  • Writing 3- The student writes clearly and effectively

Yesterday we began looking at the movement toward World War II based on actions by the German and Japanese governments. Your homework was to read and summarize Chapter 19.1. Open your Google Document and, with a partner, use the information you collected to answer the following question:
What similarities can you see between the events in Germany’s and Japan’s movement toward regional control and world war?
Add your answer/discussion to your assignment, then share it with Mr. Knowles by putting a link in the DropBox (Be sure to set up your assignment so Mr Knowles can see and edit your work)

Once you've completed this in-class discussion and review, it's time to get started on tonight's HOMEWORK assignment:
Chapter 19.2: The Course of World War II (628-635) You'll find a copy of the assignment in the Google Docs Templates. It's due at the beginning of class tomorrow.