COLLEGE LEVEL
MODERN WORLD HISTORY
MR PEARL
HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS
2009-2010
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FRI, JUNE 11

Final Exam 12-1:30

WED, JUNE 9

Step-up Day

55 minutes- Review for Final Exam
MON, JUNE 7
In Class: Review for Final Exam
Homework:
THR, MAY 3
In Class: Video: The Devil Came on Horseback
Homework: Answer the questions for Devil Came on Horseback. Print and hand-in next class.
Review For Final Exam
Start with reviewing all of the current events presentations from the year. Identify the top 10 stories and images. Also- the top 10 cartoons.
TUE, JUNE 1
In Class:
Frontline: Our Watch


Homework: 10 Things you can do
Modern Political Map of Europe
Study Modern Political Countries in Europe.
Most of the countries are found here.
There are some good map review games here.

MEMORIAL DAY

THR, MAY 27
In Class: Quiz: Cold War

North Korea
Homework: None
TUE, MAY 25
In Class: Review- The Conflict in Thailand
Students Present their Cold War Topics
Lecture: The Cold War

Homework: Study for Quiz on the Cold War
FRI, MAY 21
In Class: Lecture: The Cold War

Students will watch the Video: The Price For Peace: The War in the Pacific
Homework: Complete your project on the Cold War by creating 3-5 Keynote Slides on your event. Remember- create a title for every slide, no more than 20 words per slide, put images on every slide, have a caption for every image.
WED, MAY 19
In Class: FaceBook for WWII
Lecture: The Cold War


Students will watch the Video: The Price For Peace: The War in the Pacific
Homework: Students do 30 minutes of Research on their Cold War Topic. Students will locate and save 3 Images that represent their topic.
MON, MAY 17
In Class: Time-Line Test on World War II
Homework: Read and take notes about the spiraling violence in Thailand.
Use this Site: http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/k/khattiya_sawatdiphol/index.html?inline=nyt-per
1. What are the causes of the conflict?
2. What are the difference between the "Red Shirts" and "Yellow Shirts"?
3. Who is Khattiya Sawatdipho? Who is Thaksin Shinawatra?
4. What are the most recent developments in the conflict?
5. What is the U.S. position in the conflict? Why?
6. How is this conflict similar to what we have studied this year?
THR, MAY 13

No Class- CEP

TUE, MAY 11
In Class: Time-Line is Due. Items for the Time-Line printed * PRIOR TO CLASS * You will be assembling the Time-Line during class.
Homework: None
FRI, MAY 7
In Class: Hand-in your Second Drafts for your 3 items for the Time-Line
Students will watch the Video: The Long Way Home about the liberation of the concentration camps in Europe and the creation of Israel.
Watch the WWII_WAR_Map.pps and locate 10 events you learned this year about WWII. Quiz next class.

Homework: Write Final Draft for your 3 items on the time-line.
WED, MAY 5
In Class: Hand-In Rough Drafts of your 3 Items for the Time-Line
Students will watch the Video: The Wild East about the German occupation of Poland.
Homework: Write Second Drafts for your 3 items for the Time-Line
MON, MAY 3
In Class:
Lecture- The World War II in Europe


Homework: Write Rough Draft of your 3 Items for the Time-Line.
THR, APR 29
In Class: Review Hitler's Path to Power.
Video Clip: The Speeches of Adolf Hitler
Examine the role of Propaganda during WWII. Here is a link to Nazi Propaganda



Homework:
Students will be assigned their WWII research topics

Students will begin research on your WWII topics. Please go to Mrs Ruthman's Wiki or Mr Pearl's Wiki for resources
TUE, APR 27
In Class: Lecture- The Treaty of Versailles and the The Causes of World War II.

Lecture- Start of the War.


Homework: Read Hitler's Path to Power and answer questions on the worksheet handed out in class. Be sure to identify all of the important people and vocabulary Terms.

APRIL VACATION

THR, MAR 15
In Class:

Test: World War I

Map of Alliance System- countries of Europe. Alsace & Lorraine
Causes of World War I
Maps & Battles
Gallipoli
Armenian Genocide
WWI Video Notes
Life in the Trenches: http://www.activehistory.co.uk/
Homework:
TUE, MAR 13
In Class: FAQ's about the Armenian Genocide http://www.armenian-genocide.org/genocidefaq.html#What
American government is reluctant to recognize the Armenian Genocide.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/correspondent/2572667.stm
Listen to this story about President Obama's Town Hall visit in Turkey. NPR-http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=102821470
Homework: Study for Test on World War I
FRI, MAR 9
In Class:
Review- Outbreak of the War
Schliffen Plan
"Poor Little Belgium"
Battle of Tannenburg
Battle of the Marne
Race to the Sea
Battle of Gallipoli
Video: The Great War
Homework: Read about the Armenian Genocide: http://www.armenian-genocide.org/genocidefaq.html#What Please write concise Answers (Title the document "Lastname.ArmenianGenocide") to the following Questions:
WED, MAR 7
In Class: Students will work on the Simulation Life in the Trenches and hand it in by the end of the class. Students will begin their homework Gallipoli if they finish early.
external image msword.png Life in the trenches activi.doc
Homework:
MON, APR 5
In Class:
Review: Causes of World War I
Video: The Great War
Homework:external image msword.png [[file/view/Maps&BattlesWWI.doc|Maps&BattlesWWI.doc]]
THR, APR 1
In Class: End of 3rd Quarter
Quiz- Genocide in Rwanda
Begin Unit on World War I
Homework: external image msword.png [[file/view/WWICauses.doc|WWICauses.doc]]
TUE, MAR 30
In Class: Go To YPAC to meet Iraqi Women.
EXTRA CREDIT:

Idelphonse Nizeyiman; Searching for the leaders of the Genocide

France & Rwanda Tensions
Homework: Study for quiz on Rwanda
FRI, MAR 26
In Class: Movie: Hotel Rwanda
Homework:
1. Examine the role that Somalia had in the United States' reluctance to get involved with stopping the genocide in Rwanda. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/ambush/etc/synopsis.html
2. Go to this website and read it. Then- write a 1 paragraph summary.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/3557753.stm
3. Be able to answer all of the questions posed in the BBC Article below.
BBC- Rwanda's Long Search For Justice
4. Study for the quiz on the Genocide in Rwanda
WED, MAR 24
In Class: Begin Unit on Rwandan Genocide
The Pain of Decolonization: The Genocide in Rwanda
Movie: Hotel Rwanda
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Homework:
Read about the Genocide in Rwanda. Please take notes on important information about the Genocide.
BBC- How The Genocide Happened
MON, MAR 22
In Class: Ryan's Current Events Quiz
Voice Thread Test
Homework: Read about the roots of he Genocide in Rwanda. Take notes about some of the factors that led to the genocide.
THR, MAR 18
In Class: Ryan's Current Events Presentation
Hand in: All Notes (print notes if they are on the computer), Drafts of Story Boards and Scripts, Drafts of Bibliography, any printed resources you used.

Homework: None
TUE, MAR 16
In Class: Please hand-in on my desk a printed Key-Note 3rd draft of your presentation with final bibliography. Also, please
e-mail me your 4 questions for the test.
GO To YPAC to hear Khen Rinponche speak on Buddhism
Homework:
1. Start to Record Voice Thread 2. Finish Voice Thread PRIOR to next class. 3. Be sure to SHARE your Voice Thread Correctly. Here are directions:

FRI, MAR 12
In Class:
Work on Voice Threads
Hand In 2 test Questions
Hand in Draft 2 of Story Board
Final Bibliography Due
Final Questions Due
Here is a resource for good images:

Homework: Draft #2 of Story Board and Script.
WED, MAR 10
In Class: Hand-in Story Board, Script and 1st draft of Bibliography
Write your test Questions
Homework: Edit Script and Story Board. Write 4 Test questions.
MON, MAR 8
In Class: Chris' Current Events Quiz Library Research. 4-5 more pages of notes from 1-2 new books. Be sure to take notes in "bullet" form and in your own words. Also, please write the bibliographical source at the top of each note sheet. You will be required to produce a proper Bibliography following MLA format at the end of the project. You can go to the Citation Machine to help you do this.
Homework: Write Story Board and Script and first draft of Bibliography. Be sure to put sources in alphabetical order.
THR, MAR 4
In Class: Everett's Current Events Quiz
Chris' Current Events Presentation
Library Research. Locate 1-2 books. Be sure to take notes in "bullet" form and in your own words. Also, please write the bibliographical source at the top of each note sheet. You will be required to produce a proper Bibliography following MLA format at the end of the project. You can go to the Citation Machine to help you do this.
Homework: 2-3 pages of notes
TUE, MAR 2
In Class: Everett's Current Events Presentation
Amber's Child Labor Presentation
Quiz on Countries of North/West Africa

external image vnd.ms-powerpoint.png StoryBoardExemplar.ppt
external image msword.png VoiceThreadRubric.doc
Homework: Begin Research for your Imperialism Project. Begin research by taking notes from your Text Book and from Britannica on-line. Be sure to take notes in "bullet" form and in your own words. Also, please write the bibliographical source at the top of each note sheet. You will be required to produce a proper Bibliography following MLA format at the end of the project. You can go to the Citation Machine to help you do this.
FRI, FEB 26
In Class: NO CLASS SNOW DAY
Homework:
WED, FEB 24
In Class: Lecture: Physical Geography of Africa

Homework: Study for Quiz on countries of North/West Africa
-Label all the countries of modern Africa (map link here)
North/West Africa Countries quiz- look at the list given in class for what countries are covered.
Here is a link for to use for studying the countries NOTE: You need to use the North and West Games to be ready:
http://www.maps.com/games/africa.html
MON, FEB 22
In Class: Begin unit on Age of Imperialism
label a blank map of Africa


Homework: -Finish the imperialism chart and map work (shading)

Study for Quiz on countries of North/West Africa on Friday
-Label all the countries of modern Africa (map link here)
North/West Africa Countries quiz- look at the list given in class for what countries are covered.
Here is a link for to use for studying the countries NOTE: You need to use the North and West Games to be ready:
http://www.maps.com/games/africa.html

FEBRUARY VACATION

WED, FEB 10
In Class:Present Child Labor Research Project
Industrialization in China- The effect on the environment
Homework: none
MON, FEB 8
In Class: Alex's Current Events Quiz
http://www.unicef.org/rightsite/sowc/
Dodging Bullets in Presentations: http://www.slideshare.net/RowanManahan/dodging-bullets-in-presentations
Child Labor Research Project
Homework:
THR, , FEB 4
In Class:
Role-Play: A Company's Dilemma
Introduce Child Labor Research Project

Homework: Child Labor Research
TUE, FEB 2
In Class: Alex's Current Events Presentation
Practice of a Case Study- A Company's Dilemma
Homework: Begin Research on your topic by taking notes. Be sure to start examining and gathering web sources in addition to those provided.
FRI, JAN 29
In Class: Communism VS Capitalism
Homework: Case Study- A Company's Dilemma
WED, JAN 27
In Class: Quiz #2 Economics
Complete Queen Victoria's Empire

Homework:
Communism


MON, JAN 25
In Class: Paper Airplanes
Lecture: Traditional, Command, Market Economy
Quiz on:
Traditional, Command, Market Economy
Factors of Production: Land, Labor, Capital, Management

Lecture: Complete economics lecture:
Stock
Interest
Dividend
Monopoly
Cartel
Business Cycle
Recession- NY Times 2009, Stimulus Pie Chart,, PBS- When will the Recession End? Video
Depression
Unemployment
Dow Jones
Interest Rates
Inflation/deflation
GDP

Queen Victoria's Empire
Homework: Study for Economics Quiz #2
THR, JAN 21
In Class:
Quiz on Text notes 607-611

Factors of Production: Land, Labor, Capital, Management
Lecture:
Sole Proprietership
Partnership
Corporation
Stock
Interest
Dividend
Monopoly
Cartel
Business Cycle
Recession- NY Times 2009, Stimulus Pie Chart,, PBS- When will the Recession End? Video
Depression
Unemployment
Dow Jones
Interest Rates
Inflation/deflation
GDP


Homework: Study for quiz on Factors of Production: Land, Labor, Capital, Management.
Read the article Economics 101 and take notes an all of the economic terms and concepts.

TUE, JAN 19
In Class: Kellen's Current Events Quiz
Why did the Industrial Revolution Began in Britain?


Homework:
Take notes in outline form from text 607-611. Please do not write in complete sentences but use "bullets." Define all important terms and know why inventions were important. Be sure to read the section on Steel. Notes are not to exceed one page (12 point font, 1 1/2 line spacing and 1 inch margins). Be sure that your notes answer the questions on page 611. Print notes prior to class. You can use your notes for an in-class quiz.

MLK LONG WEEKEND

THR,
JAN 14
In Class: Kellen's Current Events Presentation
Hand in Annotate Artwork
Earthquake in Haiti
Tchaikovsky 1812 Op. 49
Begin unit on Industrial Revolution
Why did the Industrial Revolution Began in Britain?

Take notes in outline form from text 607-611. Please do not write in complete sentences but use "bullets." Define all important terms and know why inventions were important. Be sure to read the section on Steel. Notes are not to exceed one page (12 point font, 1 1/2 line spacing and 1 inch margins). Be sure that your notes answer the questions on page 611. Print notes prior to class. You can use your notes for an in-class quiz.

Homework: Study for Kellen's Quiz (Extra Credit- Construct an original collage of Tchaikovsky's 1812 Op. 49 or Create a Poster to encourage students and the community to donate money to help the earthquake victims in Haiti. "Change to Change Haiti" )
TUE,
JAN 12
In Class: Dennis's Current Events Quiz
Test on Napoleon

Homework: Annotate one Neo-Classic Artwork. Print in color prior to class!
Go to this web-site and click on "The Artchive" and then look up David, J-L http://www.artchive.com/


FRI,
JAN 8
In Class: Dennis's Current Events Presentation
Complete review of Napoleon.

Homework: Study for Test on Napoleon
WED,
JAN 6
In Class: Marissa's Current Events Quiz
Lecture: Napoleon
Review Napoleon & Neo-Classical Art



Homework: Research Napoleon and Neo-Classical Art. Research one aspect of Napoleon and present it to the class. Use this source: http://www.napoleonguide.com/leaders_napoleon.htm
MON,
JAN 4
In Class: Study Marissa's Current Events Presentation
Read handout on Napoleon. Complete as much as you can in class. What is not completed is assigned for homework.
Homework: Complete work started in class on Napoleon.

HOLIDAY BREAK

THR,
DEC 17
In Class: Grayson's Current Events Quiz
Napoleon
Mozart http://www.mozartproject.org/
Mozart
Homework:
TUE,
DEC 15
In Class: Grayson's Current Events presentation
Test on French Revolution
Homework: none
FRI,
DEC 11
In Class: Review Homework #1: Causes of the French Revolution
Review Homework #2: The Terror- during the French Revolution
Lecture: Political Spectrum & The Justification of Terror
Review For Test on the French Revolution
Homework: Construct a Study Guide for a Test on 1. Age of Scientific Discovery vs. The Church 2. Enlightenment- impacts the American Constitution 3. The French Revolution- Causes of Revolution and Causes of the Terror 4. The Political Spectrum.
WED,
DEC 9
In Class: NO CLASS- SNOW DAY
Homework:
MON,
DEC 7
In Class: Patrick's Current Events Quiz
Web Quest on French Revolution Active History Website
User ID- Yarmouth Password- Yarmouth e-mail results to david_pearl@yarmouth.k12.me.us
Begin Unit on French Revolution
Homework: Homework #2: The Terror- Read about The Terror during the French Revolution
THR,
DEC 3
In Class: Patrick's Current Events Presentation
Review The Enlightenment homework.
Lecture: Age of Enlightenment and it's impact on American Declaration of Independence and Constitution.
external image msword.png EnlightClassNotes09.doc
external image msword.png AnalyzingQuotes2009.doc

Homework: Reading #1: Causes of the French Revolution
TUE,
DEC 1
In Class: Start Unit- Age of Enlightenment & Scientific Discovery
Maziar Bahari: Witness to a Revolution in Iran (60 Minutes)

Lecture: Introduction to Age of Enlightenment & Scientific Discovery, Age of Scientific Discovery
external image vnd.ms-powerpoint.png SciRevEnlightReview07.ppt

Homework: Read The Enlightenment handout pages 203-207. Answer the questions on page 207.

THANKSGIVING VACATION
TUE,
NOV 24
In Class: Ben's Current Events's Quiz
Homework: No homework
FRI,
NOV 20
In Class: Ben's Current Events's Presentation
Examine the Treaty of Tordesillas
Introduction of film: The Mission
Homework: Study for Ben's Current Events Quiz.
WED,
NOV 18
In Class: Lecture and lesson on Mercantalism- Globalism 1.0
Homework: Complete your own digital Mercantalism Diagram
MON,
NOV 16
In Class: Amber's Current Events Quiz
Lecture and lesson on Triangle Trade/Slave Trade


DVD excerpt from Amistad
Introduction of Mercantalism- Globalism 1.0
Homework: Read handout and take notes on Mercantalism


THR,
NOV 12
In Class: Review Ransom of Atalahupah & DVD The Incas
Work on Map of European Explorers and the Aztec and Inca Empires in South America.
Homework: Complete Map of European Explorers and the Aztec and Inca Empires in South America. You can use this wiki page to start
WED, NOV 11
VETERANS DAY ~ NO CLASS ~
MON,
NOV 9
In Class: Quiz on Countries of South America.



Homework: Read and answer questions on fall of the Inca Empire- The Ransom of Atalahupah.
THR,
NOV 5
In Class: Review the Aztec Vocabulary list. View the DVD- Aztecs and fill out the worksheet below. At the end of class put these in the MYCLASSES drop box with the following title- Lastname.AZTEC.pages

Homework: Fill-out a map of South America. Study the countries of South America. Use the practice quizzes on the class wiki to study.
TUE,
NOV 3
In Class: Sara's Quiz on Current Events
Review Homework on Emperor Charles V
Review Renaissance, Mannerist and Baroque Art- Reformation and Counter-Reformation

Notebook Check
Introduce Age of Exploration Unit.

Homework: Start Age of Exploration Unit


FRI,
OCT 30
In Class: Lecture on the Reformation. Review of the homework on 95 Theses.
Examination of Emperor Charles V. Read about Emperor Charles the V and:
~ Write 10 interesting/surprising facts about him
~ Find a Map of His Empire and annotate it with 3-5 events
~ Find an image of his Coat of Arms and annotate it with 3-5 facts
~ Find a painting of him by Titian and annotate it with 3-5 facts

Homework:
WED,
OCT 28
In Class: Test on Afghanistan and Pakistan
Fatalities in Afghanistan
The Washington Post- A Suspicious Border
Homework: Read 95 Theses about Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation. Answer the questions at the end of the chapter.
Start of Protestant Reformation Unit
MON,
OCT 26
In Class: Carter's Current Events Quiz.
NYTimes: Held by the Taliban http://projects.nytimes.com/held-by-the-taliban/#part-2
Homework: Test on Afghanistan/Pakistan
NOTEBOOK CHECK next Class.
THR,
OCT 22
In Class:
Frontline: Obama's War Oct 13,2009

Homework:
BBC: Militancy in Afghanistan & Pakistan

TUE,
OCT 20
In Class:
The Afghan-Pakistani Military Nexus
Who Are The Taliban?

Homework: Read about the key people in the Afghan-Pakistan conflict. You will need to consult maps when reading and taking notes about these people. Be prepared to present your person to the rest of the class.
FRI,
OCT 16
In Class: students will watch the DVD- Control Room. Students should fill-out the worksheet below. When students have finished the assignment have them upload the worksheet to MYCLASSES with the following naming protocol- Lastname.CONTROLROOM.doc

Homework: Students should read A Short History of Afghanistan and answer the questions on the worksheet. You will need to look up some of the answers from a source other than the article you are reading. I also suggest you consult the maps on my wiki when reading the article so you can better understand it.

Start of War in Afghanistan Unit
WED,
OCT 14
Test: War in Iraq
Classwork For After the Test: After the Test students should work individually to fill-out the worksheet Surge2009 (below). For this assignment students will examine the Department of Defense Report that was released in Jan of 2009. Looking at the data in the report, they should examine the results of the 2007 surge of troops into Iraq by president Bush. Where are we now in Iraq? Did the Surge Work? Please provide as much specific evidence as possible from the statistics given. When students have finished the assignment have them upload the worksheet to MYCLASSES with the following naming protocol- Lastname.SURGE.doc
Homework: none

FRI,
OCT 9
In Class:
OCEAN LAB- Many Sophomore students not in class. Review for Test on Iraq.
Iraq Test Preparation
Next class we will have a Test on The War in Iraq. Here are a few things you should do in preparation for the Test.
1. Study:
a. Map of Iraq and the surrounding region
b. Sheet with key vocab. (matching) on one side and the Shia/Sunni/Kurd chart on other side
c. Regime Change in Iraq homework questions
d. Bush’s War Video questions
e. Handout of the 2007 Surge and 2006 Sunni Awakening
f. Review the Wiki
WED,
OCT 7
In Class: Frontline: Bush's War
Homework: The 2007 Surge & The 2006 Sunni Awakening.
MON,
OCT 5
In Class: Frontline: Bush's War

Homework: Look at this Interactive Map on Violence in Baghdad. What are some insights that you learn about the War in Iraq by the location of violent activities and the sectarian changes in the city of Baghdad.
THR,
OCT 1
In Class: Start of Iraq War Unit: Resources on the Wiki


Homework:
TUE,
SEP 29
In Class: Test: Israel & Palestine: Don't forget to study geography.
Study These Cartoons.

Homework: Maps of Iraq. http://modernworldhistory2009.wikispaces.com/Iraq+Maps
FRI,
SEP 25
Study For Test.
WED,
SEP 23
In Class: Read your Seeds of Peace biography.
Homework: Be prepared to role-play your person next class. You will not be able to use the handout.
MON,
SEP 21
Homework: Produce typed notes with direct quotes for the following:
(1) Read this article from the NYTIMES about the current Arab-Israeli peace proccess. Take notes on the latest positions of the two sides. How does Iran and North Korea fit into this situation?
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/21/world/middleeast/21mideast.html?_r=1&hp

(2) Read this article from the NYTIMES about the War in Afghanistan. Who is general McChrystal? According to General McChrystal- What is the situation in Afghanistan? What factors have shapped our perception of how the War is going? What is the political situation in the USA about the future of the war in Afghanistan? How many U.S. (and NATO) troops are in Afghanistan? How many more may be needed? How has the recent election in Afghanistan effected the war? What about Afghan prisons? What is NATO? What is General McChrystal's opinion of NATO forces in Afghanistan?http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/21/world/asia/21afghan.html?hp
THR,
SEP 17
In Class:

Homework: Read and take notes on the following worksheet. external image msword.png Jerusalem.doc
TUE,
SEP 15
In Class:
Start Unit on Israel and Palestine
Homework: Complete a Map of Israel in the Middle East. Use the maps below and my wiki to help you.
FRI,
SEP 11
In Class & Homework:
Why did the Terrorists attack us on September 11th?
What is the history of Al Qaeda?
Research one event on the attached time-line. Provide a picture (printed in color) and be prepared to present it next class.

WED,
SEP 9
In Class & Homework:Read the following articles and take notes on Osama Bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri. Who are they and what are their backgrounds? Why do they hate America so much? Who else do they hate? Why? Also, list any other significant facts you learned about them.
Girls-
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/155236.stm
Boys-
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/1560834.stm
FRI,
SEP 4
Homework: Continue research on the current events in your countries. Provide a Map(s), Graphs, and 2-3 pictures. Please include notes in "bullet" form.45 minutes. Be prepared to present to the class. Use "Open OFFICE" lastname.continent.odp
WED,
SEP 2
Homework: Identify and examine the current events and statistics for the countries on your continent. Record them on your demographic sheet.
MON,
AUG 31
In Class:
This is an overview of the course- Here are some Cartoons to help review Current Events from the summer.
Homework: Illustrate and Annotate one page that Summarizes and Describes you as an individual. Feel free to be creative- but try to make this informative.