Wednesday, March 31, 2010

AP US History: Take Home Assignment (Easter Break)

1. Complete the DBQ assigned in class (1920s Foreign Policy)

2. Complete the OPEN BOOK exercises from Bailey that correspond with chapters 32, 33, and 34 in your textbook. *** There will be a short quiz (no notes allowed) on this information on the day we return. This work will be collected as well.

3. Select a Person to interview that is EITHER: at least 4 times your age or has personal memories of the Depression era or WWII.
Complete the following about the person you are interviewing as a BLOG POST:
1. Name, age, and year of birth of your person:
2. What is the first major historical event that you remember (national or world)and describe briefly what you remember?
3. What specific facts and details do you either remember personally or have been given the impression of by others about life during the Great Depression (1930s) in your hometown or town where you lived?
4. What specific facts and details do you either remember personally or have been given the impression of by others concerning World War II?
5. Think of 3 questions on your own to ask your interviewee and record the questions and answers on the blog.
6. Write a brief comparison (on the blog) of information concerning the Depression and WWII found in your Bailey textbook and the oral history information. Does Bailey back up what you learned or are there differences, explain.

There is a website link in the left hand column that might provide some tips for the Oral History Interview.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Assignment for Tuesday, March 23: Lab "Tech" Time

1. Complete Civil War Scavenger Hunt and turn in if you haven't already - link is in left hand column.

2. Try Quia activities that you haven't completed (Providing Java update is working) Link is in left hand column.

3. Explore Age of Imperialism Online history website - (Link is in left hand column) Look around at all the information and primary source documents. Also, check out the unit test. Quiz yourself and check answers with the answer key - (You might see some of these same questions tomorrow).

Friday, March 12, 2010

AP US History Technology Assignment for Friday, 3-12-10

Go to the Quia class page - remember there is a link over in the left column.
1. First, complete the two activities that deal with our first 20 Presidents. One is a concentration game and the other is a word search. You can find them under UNTITLED assignment.

2. Next, complete the class survey, it is named: AP US HISTORY CLASS SURVEY #1

3. If there are any other technology activities that you need to complete, please use extra time to do that: (Civil War Scavenger Hunt / comment on DBQ 1 / suggested website / Civil War Quiz

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

US History Tombstone Assignment

Welcome to the Blog - US History students - you will find a couple of links to related tombstone websites in the left hand margin. If you find some good ones - follow the directions to get an account and you can post a comment and include these sites.

Friday, March 5, 2010

Computer Lab Assignment for Monday 3-8-10

1. Complete the Quia Assignment for today. Remember to log in - user name is: firstnamelastname718 and then your password. If you need your password - let me know. Link to Quia class page is in left hand column. Don't forget to log in and type in your name before you take the quiz so your results will be recorded.

2. Go to the Civil War Scavenger Hunt Link - (look in left hand column for link)
**** Only complete Questions 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. You do NOT have to write a report or prepare a slide show - only answer the questions listed. Answer on lines provided and print out a copy to turn in. You will also need to print out a picture for question 1.