M, 8/24 Locate potential book(s) for AHL Monday reading project Go to the library to find a book, which you are required to bring to class next Monday, 8-31
T, 8/25 "The Terrible Transformation" (cont.) - Discuss most salient points of film; create quiz questions in groups - H/W - BQ Th
Th, 8/27 BQ 1 on "The Terrible Transformation" Finish "The Terrible Transformatiosn" Start reading "Black Society in the South" (notes/handout) H/W - Bring HL book to class Monday - Finish reading "Black Society in the South" by Tues - BQ on "... Transformation" and "Black Society ..." Tues
M, 8/31 Sign in with American Lit Project book info Read H/W - Finish reading "Black Society in the South" and answer questions - BQ Tuesday on "Terrible Transformation", part 2 and "Black Society ...."
T, 9/1 BQ on "TT" and "BSS" Discerning truth - Read "Know Alabama" pp 114-119 (See questions comparing and contrasting with "BSS" Start "Story of Us: Divisions" (Key terms: Cotton gin, white gold, New Orleans, number of slaves @ time of CW, Harriet Tubman, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Frederick Douglass, Fugitive Slave law, bleeding Kansas, John Brown & Harper's Ferry H/W - BQ on "Divisions" and "Know Alabama"/discerning truth discussion
Th, 9/3 BQ on Know Alabama and Divisions Slavery document analysis jigsaw "12 Years a Slave" permission slips for next Tu
T, 9/8 Finish slavery jigsaw Finish Divisions H/W - study "Divisions" key terms for BQ Th. Textbooks to be distributed Th.
Th, 9/10 BQ on "Divisions" - part 2 Checkout textbooks Start H/W; introduce reading strategy "Headline-Question" Start "12 Years ...." H/W - Read Ch 4.1 "The Divisive Politics of Slavery" pp 156-161 up to "New Political Parties Emerge". BQ Tues - Bring historical literature reading book Monday!
M, 9/14 Read AHLP book H/W - See Th, 9/10 above.
T, 9/15 BQ on Ch. 4.1 Continue w "12 Years ...." H/W - Finish "Divisive Politics of Slavery" and read about the Dred Scott Decision pp 161-167 - BQ TH Slavery exam next week
Th, 9/17 BQ on 4.1 part II Finish "12 Years ...." H/W - Prepare for slavery exam next Th; 5x7 card okay for notes, handwritten, only. Both sides okay. Source material includes: "The Terrible Transformation," "Black Society in the South," "Know Alabama," Primary source slavery documents jigsaw, Story of Us: "Divisions," "12 Years a Slave," USH Textbook Ch. 4.1 "the Divisive Politics of Slavery"
M, 9/21 Lincoln, in his own words. Analysis of his 1st Inaugural Address, Emancipation Proclamation and Original 13th Amendment Create Test Qs & Work on 5x8 Card H/W - Study for Slavery Exam Th
Th, 9/24 Slavery in the US exam H/W - Ch 4.2 "The Civil War Begins" pp 168-174. - Bring AHLP book Monday
M, 9/28 Read AHL book H/W (See Th, 9/24)
T, 9/29 BQ 7 "The Civil War Begins" Ken Burns, various excerpts from "The Civil War" H/W - Read "Across the Great Divide" (handout). BQ Th
Th, 10/1 BQ on "Across the Great Divide" Read and discuss "Lincoln's Legacy" - notes Start "Glory" H/W - Don't forget AHL project book for Monday
M, 10/6 Read AHL book No homework
T, 10/7 "The Man of Our Redemption" - Discussion "Glory" No homework Th, 10/8 *Next Monday is a Tuesday schedule. Bell quiz on Ch. 4.3 Monday* Civil War "Geography" Finish "Glory" Reading excerpt on "Glory" Civil War exam Study Guide H/W - Read Ch. 4.3 "The North Takes Charge" pp 175-183 / BQ Monday (Tuesday schedule) - Prepare for Civil War exam (see Key Terms and Civil War geography map and handout) - Read "Glory" excerpt and answer questions
M, 10/12 (Tuesday schedule) BQ on Ch. 4.3 The end of the war and excerpts from Ken Burns: (Gettysburg Address, Sherman's March to the Sea, Appomatox, and reflections on the meaning of the war) Defining the American Union (Primary source documents - see packet) and questions - due by next Tuesday H/W - Ch. 4.4 "Reconstruction and Its Effects" pp 184-189 - Defining the American Union - read primary source documents and answer Q's by next Tuesday - Study for the Civil War exam (T-10/20)
Th, 10-15-15 BQ 10- Ch4.4 Reconstruction and its Effects Reconstruction study guide of key terms (handout) Rise and Fall of Jim Crow - Notes "Know Alabama" on Reconstruction H/W - Study for Civil War and Reconstruction exam next Tues - Turn in primary source document packet assigned M, 10/12 (Gettysburg Address, etc.)
T, 10-20-15 Turn in Lincoln primary sources H/W CW and Recon Exam H/W - Read Ch.5.1 "Culture Clash on the Prairie" pp 202-208 (Read up to "Cattle Become Big Business" on pg. 208.)
Th, 10-22-15 BQ Ch 5.1 Intro slides to American Empire Start "Dances with Wolves" H/W - "Native American Society
M, 10-26-15 Read H/W - Nothing new. Same as Th, 10-22
T, 10-27-15 Continue Dances with Wolves H/W - Read AHL book (presentations due 12-10)
Th, 10-29 AHL Slide Presentation Guidelines and Rubric (due 12-10) Finish DwW H/W - Ch. 10.1 "Imperialism & America" pp 342-345. Monday will assign Ch. 10.2 "The Spanish American War" BQ on both Tues. - Read AHL book and bring book Monday
M, 11-2-15 Read AHL books H/W - Ch. 10.2 - "The Spanish American War" pp 346-351. BQ on Ch. 10.1 and 10.2 Tuesday.
T, 11-3-15 BQ on 10.1 and 10.2 Video excerpt from "The Roosevelts" Episode 1 on Theodore Roosevelt Expansion of the US Map - due Th, Nov. 10 H/W - Read Ch. 10.3 "Acquiring New Lands" pp 352-358, BQ Th - Incoming: Expansion map is due Th, Nov. 10 - US Building an Empire unit exam Th, Nov. 10 - AHL slide presentations due Dec. 10
Th, 11-5-15 (*Note go to the Resources link on this web site to download the exam study guide or the Decision to Access the Philippines documents. To do an optional GRowL assignment, get the assignment(s) from my Google Classroom site and "Turn in" the assignment online. You can download copies of the optional GrowL readings from this site's Resources page, but if submitting a response, please do it from Google Classroom.) If you are having problems downloading, it is your responsibility to see me so I can print you a copy or show you how to download materials.) BQ on Ch. 10.3 Decision to Annex the Philippines Activity (See the Resources link on this site or Google Classroom) H/W - Ch. 10.4 "America as a World Power" pp 359-367 - BQ M (a Tues schedule) - Prepare for the Nov. 12 exam on American Empire (see study guide) - Don't forget the AHL presentation due 12-10
M, 11-9-15 (Tuesday schedule) BQ on "America as a World Power" Completed Decision to Annex the Philippines activity H/W - Complete map assignment - due Th, 11-12 - Study for American empire exam (Th, 11-12) - Bring 5x8 card, map assignment and AHL book Th.
Th, 11-12-15 American Empire Exam H/W - 1st reading on new unit The Gilded Age. Read Ch. 6.1 "The Expansion of Industry" and Ch. 6.2 "The Age of Railroads" pp 230-240. You can skip pages 234 & 235. No additional homework Monday. BQ on both chapters Tuesday. Don't forget about your American Historical Literature project, due December 10!
M, 11-16-15 Read H/W - same as Th, 11-12-15 above. BQ on 6.1 and 6.2 tomorrow.
T, 11-17-15 BQ La Belle Epoque Reading excerpt from The Destiny of the Republic H/W - Ch 6.3 "Big Business and Labor" pp 241-249
Th, 11-19-15 BQ/ODIR All Stars of the Gilded Age H/W - Ch. 7.1 "The New Immigrants" pp 254-261 (BQ M (Tuesday schedule) - AHL book projects
M, 11-23-15 (Tuesday schedule) BQ All Stars of the Gilded Age H/W - Read your AHL books. Presentations start 12-10.
M, 11-30-15 Finish "All Star" presentations H/W - Ch. 7.2 "Challenges of Urbanization" pp 262-266 - Gilded Age Exam is 12-8 - AHL presentations begin 12-10
Th, 12-3-15 Finish Matewan Key Terms/Study Guide for Gilded Age exam (Download here) H/W - Ch 8.4 "The Dawn of Mass Culture" pp 292-299 - "The Coal Mining Industry" (handout) - Study for exam next Tuesday (12-8) - Turn in AHL project before 12-10 (Download guidelines/rubric here)
M, 12-7-15 Prepare for AHL presentations Th H/W - Study for Gilded Age exam tomorrow, Tues. 12-8
T, 12-8-15 Gilded Age Exam
Th, 12-10-15 through Finals Th, 12-17 American Historical Literature Presentation
W, 1-6-16 Google Classroom Sign-In AHL Preview Assignment (due end of period M, 2-11) (Access and complete on Google Classroom H/W Americans Struggle w Postwar Issues pp 412-418
Th, 1-7-16 BQ 2.1 "Fears of Terrorism Spur Resistance to Immigration" (SF Chronicle 12-12-15) Excerpt from The Warmth of Other Suns (handout & notes) H/W- Ch. 12.3 "The Business of America" pp 422-427 - Library Monday. Complete AHL preview on Google Classroom by period end Monday.
M, 1-11-16 Library to choose AHL book Finish AHL Preview Assignment on Google Classroom H/W - Ch. 12.3 "The Business of America" pp 422-427
T, 1-12-16 BQ on Ch. 12.3 PAI 1925 article: "Women" Tamalpais High School 1920s Video: "From Boom to Bust" (20 min. in 3rd) H/W - Ch. 13.1 "Changing Ways of Life" pp 434-439
Th, 1-14-16 BQ The Scopes Trial Audio Lecture Assignment Finish video: "The People's Century 1920-1929: From Boom to Bust" (notes) H/W Ch. 13.2 "The Twenties Woman" pp 441-445 & The Scopes Trial Audio Lecture (See handout passed out in class and posted as a Google Classroom Assignment "The Roaring 20s & The Scopes Monkey Trial" -BQ Tues)
T, 1-19-16 BQ on Scopes Trial lecture Twenties skits (to be performed Th) H/W - Ch 13.3 "Education & Popular Culture" pp. 446-451 . Th BQ on Ch.13.2 & Ch.13.3
M, 1-25-16 AHL Reading H/W- Ch 14.1 "The Nation's Sick Economy" pp 464-471 (This chapter will be the focus of Tuesday's quiz.)
T, 1-26-16 BQ "The Nation's Sick Economy" Reading excerpt from The Worst Hard Time (handout - 3rd period) H/W - Ch 14.2 "Hardship & Suffering During the Great Depression" pp 472-477
Th, 1-28-16 BQ "Cinderella Man" excerpt "The Story of Us" excerpt "Right, America, Feeling Wronged" H/W - Ch. 14.3 "Hoover Struggles w the Depression" pp 478-483 - AHL book for Monday
M, 2-1-16 AHL Reading H/W - Ch. 15.1 "A New Deal Fights the Depression" pp 488-494. BQ T on Ch 14.2 and 15.1
T, 2-2-16 BQ The Roosevelts (end of episode 4; beginning of 5 "The Rising Road" Prologue/Introduction; The 1st 100 Days H/W - Ch. 15.2 "The 2nd New Deal Takes Hold" and NLRB v Jones and Laughlin Steel Corp. Feature pp 495-503
Th, 2-4-16 BQ The Roosevelts Study Guide for unit exam next Th H/W - Ch 15.4 "Culture in the 1930s" pp 510-514 and Ch. 15.5 "The Impact of the New Deal" pp 515-521 - Study for unit exam next Th, 2-11 - AHL book for Monday
M, 2-8-16 Read H/W - Ch 15.4 "Culture in the 1930s" pp 510-514 and Ch. 15.5 "The Impact of the New Deal" pp 515-521 - Study for unit exam next Th, 2-11
T, 2-9-16 BQ Finish The Roosevelts excerpts Prep for exam H/W - Study for exam Th; prepare 5x8 card * Add the following to the Study Guide: Red Scare, A. Mitchell Palmer, AAA, Glass-Steagall ** Note** The Study Guide is a guide only. There may be information on the test that is not specifically mentioned in the guide.
M, 2-22-16 READ H/W - New unit: WWII, Cold War , the '50s. Read Ch. 16.4 "America Moves Toward War" 550-557
T, 2-23-16 BQ Article on how the Bay Area was transformed during WWII "The War" notes Ch. 17.1 "Mobilizing for Defense" pp 562-568
Th, 2-25-16 BQ T-High in the '40s The War cont. (handout notes) H/W - Ch. 17.3 "The War in the Pacific" pp 578-589 & p574 "The Allies Liberate Europe" (BQ T) - AHL book Monday
M, 2-29-16 AHL Reading H/W - Ch. 17.3 "The War in the Pacific" pp 578-589 & p574 "The Allies Liberate Europe" (BQ T)
T, 3-1-16 BQ Continue "The War" Decision to Drop the Bomb H/W Ch. 17.4 "The Home Front" + feature on "Korematsu v US" pp 590-597
Th, 3-3-16 BQ Executive Order 9066 "Time of Fear" (Handout & Q's) H/W - Ch. 18.1 and 18.2: "Origins of the Cold War "and "The Cold War Heats Up" pp. 602-615
M, 3-7-16 Read H/W - Same as Th, 2-3-16. BQ T
T, 3-8-16 BQ Cold War Terminology (Handout/Notes) H/W - Ch 18.3 "The Cold War at Home" pp 616-621
Th, 3-10-16 BQ The Dot Game Film: "Guilty by Suspicion" H/W Ch. 18.4 "Nationsl Live on the Edge & Feature pp 622-629
T, 3-15-16 BQ Continue "Guilty by Suspicion" H/W - Ch. 19.1 "Postwar America" pp. 634-640
Th, 3-17-16 BQ Finish Guilty by Suspicion H/W - Ch 19.2 "The American Dream in the '50s" pp 641-651
M, 3-21-16 BQ Read H/W - Ch 19.2 "The American Dream in the '50s" pp 641-651
T, 3-22-16 BQ What's changed in America since the '50s? Article on World Happiness Study Finish Cold War Terminology H/W - Ch.19.3 "Popular Culture" pp 652-659
Th, 3-24-16 BQ History of Rock 'n' Roll H/W - Ch. 19.4 "The Other America" pp 660-663 - Unit exam T, April 5 - Timeline also due T, April 5. Access timeline assignment on Google Classroom
M, 3-28-16 Read H/W - Same as Th. pp 660-663
T, 3-29-16 BQ Wellness Survey Film: American Graffiti H/W - Study for exam and timeline assign. Both due T, April 5
Th, 3-31-16 Finish "American Graffiti" Study Guide (The "Study Guide" link should be downloadable) H/W - Study for exam on WWII, Cold War and the Fifties (T, April 5) - Complete Timeline by (T, April 5). Access and upload on Google Classroom.
M, 4-4-16 Read H/W - Study for April 5 unit exam (tomorrow) - Finish Timeline (due April 5)
T, 4-5-16 Exam
Th, 4-6-16 Watch "13 Days" (film about the Cuban Missile Crisis) Break!
M, 4-18-16 READ! (AHL projects currently scheduled to start T, May 31) H/W - Read about the beginnings of US engagement in the Vietnam War. Ch. 22.1 "Moving Toward Conflict" pp 730-735. While reading, consider how US involvement in Vietnam was an extension of the Cold War. What were the steps that led to the decision to send US combat troops to Vietnam?
T, 4-19-16 "Vietnam: A Television History", Episode 1: "The Roots of War" (Handout/Notes) H/W - Ch. 22.2 "US Involvement & Escalation" pp 736-741. BQ Th on Chapters 22.1 & 22.2
Th, 4-21-16 BQ "My Lai" - handout and Q's H/W - Ch. 22.3 "A Nation Divided" pp 742-747. BQ Tues on Chapters 22.2 & 22.3
M, 4-25-16 Read H/W - Same as Th, 4-21
T, 4-26-16 BQ Finish "My Lai" H/W - Ch. 22.4 "1968: A Tumultuous Year" pp 748-753 GRowL (optional!) - Response; to "My Lai" (See handout - respond on Google Classroom by Th, May 5)
Th, 4-28-16 BQ Article "1968" & Discussion Songs of the Vietnam War H/W - Ch 22.5 "The End of the War & Its Legacy" pp 754-763
M, 5-2-16 READ H/W - Ch 22.5 "The End of the War & Its Legacy" pp 754-763 - My Lai GRowl due Th, 3-5-16 on Google Classroom - AHL presentations begin 5-31
T, 5-3-16 BQ Songs of the Vietnam War "Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam" H/W - Ch. 21.1 "Taking on Segregation" pp 700-709
Th, 5-5-16 BQ on "Taking on Integration" Primary source analysis: "The Southern Manifesto on School Integration" (March 12, 1956) H/W - Ch. 21.2 "The Triumphs of a Crusade" & 21.3 "Changes in the Movement" + feature pp 710-725 - AHL books Monday - Exam Tuesday, May 24 - AHL presentations start 5/31
M, 5-9-16 Read H/W - Same as last Th - Unit exam on T, 5-24 - AHL presentations start on 5-31. Powerpoints must be loaded and ready before 5-31.
T, 5-10-16 BQ on Triumphs of a Crusade "Freedom Riders" (handout) H/W - study for BQ on Ch. 21.3 "Challenges and Changes in the Movement"
Th, 5-12-16 BQ Article: "When Whites Just Don't Get It" "Prom Night in Mississippi H/W - Ch. 23.1 "Latinos & Native Americans Seek Justice" pp 768-773 - Unit Exam (5-24) - AHL (5-31) 60s Study Guide & AHL Guidelines & Rubric are posted under the "Resources" link (see top Menu)
M, 5-16-16 Read H/W - "Latinos & Native Americans Seek Equality" pp 768 - 773 - 60s Exam on T, 5-24. Study guide available under Resources link above. - AHL Presentations start T, 5-31. Guidelines and Rubric available under Resources link above.
T, 5-17-16 BQ Finish "Prom Night in Mississippi" H/W - Ch. 23.2 "Women Fight for Equality" pp 776-780 - 60s Exam on T, 5-24. Study guide available under Resources link above. - AHL Presentations start T, 5-31. Guidelines and Rubric available under Resources link above.
Th, 5-19-16 BQ Watch "Reunion" H/W - Ch. 23.3 "Culture & Counterculture" pp 781-785 - - 60s Exam on T, 5-24. Study guide available under Resources link above. - AHL Presentations start T, 5-31. Guidelines and Rubric available under Resources link above.
M, 5-23-16 Read Exam Tuesday All AHL slide presentations must be uploaded to my Google Classroom site by 12:00 noon, Tuesday 5/31 H/W - Study for Tuesday's exam
T, 5-24-16 Exam
Th, 5-26-16 Vietnam Veteran presentation (Tam grads Ernie Bergman and Donald Smith) H/W - All AHL presentations must be uploaded to my Google Classroom site by noon Tuesday, June 2nd. Be ready to present the same day. Guidelines and Rubric are available under Resources link above.
T, 6-1-16 Presentations
Th, 6-2-16 Presentations H/W - Bring textbooks to class for check-out