COLLEGE LEVEL
MODERN WORLD HISTORY
MR PEARL
HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS
2010-2011
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THR, JUN 16
FINAL EXAM 10-11:30
MON, JUNE 13
n Class
REVIEW FOR FINAL EXAM
THR, JUNE 9
In Class
REVIEW FOR FINAL EXAM
TUE, JUN 7
In Class:
Quiz- Rwanda
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. Idelphonse Nizeyiman; Searching for the leaders of the Genocide
5. France & Rwanda Tensions

North Korea :
http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/international/countriesandterritories/northkorea/index.html
Homework:
Study For Final Exam

FRI, JUNE 3
In Class:
Finish Hotel Rwanda

Homework:
Study for a brief Quiz on the Genocide in Rwanda.
Read: Rwandan Genocide Mastermind Captured
WED, JUNE 1
In Class:
Student will watch the film- Hotel Rwanda.
Homework:
Read about the Genocide in Rwanda. Please take notes on important information about the Genocide. Know the causes of the Genocide. Know why the United States and Europe were reluctant to get involved to stop the genocide.
BBC- How The Genocide Happened
TUE, MAY 31
NO CLASS- Movie- Schindler's List

MEMORIAL DAY
FRI, MAY 27
In Class:
Ratko Mladic Arrest
Frontline- //The Men Who Got Away//
Introduction to the Cold War


Homework:
Students create a cartoon in Comic LIfe about the Cold War. Here is the Assignment and Exemplar
WED, MAY 25
In Class:
Video: Life is Beautiful
When the movie ends go to the class GoogleSite and compose a post titled "Life is Beautiful" Write 150 word paragraph that answers ONE of the following questions. Please be sure to include specific examples from the movie and from the real world in support of your answer. Consider this a final draft- please use perfect grammar and standard English conventions.

1. What do you make of the view that Life is Beautiful trivialises the Holocaust?
2. ‘You are a number; you are a slave; you are subhuman.’ Guido translates these words of the guard as: ‘You are at play; we work for you; you are, ultimately, winners.’ These words are also echoed at the end of the film. How appropriate are they?
3. Many of us may not experience the same depth of inhuman treatment as Guido, his family and the other prisoners of this concentration camp, but what insight does it give us into our own reactions to situations we face?

Homework:
Complete your GoogleSite entry.
MON. MAY 23
In Class:

Start Video: Life is Beautiful
Homework:
Read the following power-point and articles on the film Life is Beautiful.
THR. MAY 19
In Class:
Test- World War II
Homework:
TUE, MAY 17
In Class:
WWII Timeline Due
Assemble Time-Line
Homework:
Watch 60 Minutes- Robert Gates: Defense Secretary
and be prepared for a short quiz on this news story.
FRI, MAY 13
In Class:
Go to Hutch's Room.
Watch the Video- The Price For Peace about the US War in the Pacific. Please take notes on the worksheet handed out in class.
Homework:
Completed Time-Line is Due Tuesday. Please print Prior to Class.
WED. MAY 11
In Class:
Students write one Test Question for EACH of their Topics.
Share your test questions with me in GoogleDocs with the title WWII.Year.
Please format your test questions correctly and use proper grammar. Please include your names and topics next to each question. Please share the questions with me.

Students identify their events on this presentation.

Homework:
Completed Time-Line is Due Tuesday. Please print Prior to Class.
MON. MAY 9
In Class:
U.S. Puts Pressure on Pakistan
Lecture- Overview of World War II.

Start working in GoogleDocs on your portion of the time line. Add pages, Titles, and start to write content.
Start to write Test Questions for your topic.
Homework:
Continue to work in GoogleDocs. Be sure to include LINKS to sources.
THR. MAY 5
In Class:
CE Quiz Bray


Homework:
Complete initial research on your topics for the World War II time Line. Know your topic's CONTEXT. How does it fir into the big picture of the war? Write down notes, collect images, collect internet sources, be able to identify on a map where the event took place. 45 Minutes of work expected.
I suggest using my wiki for resources: http://worldhistoryatyhs.wikispaces.com/World+War+II
TUE, May 3
In Class:
CE Present Bray
Mosaic- Catching Osama Bin Laden

Homework:
Study for CE Quiz Bray
FRI, APR 29
In Class:
Video Clip: The Speeches of Adolf Hitler
The Final Solution: The Holocaust
Video: The Nazis: The Wild East

Homework:
Examine the role of Propaganda during WWII. Spend 30 minutes examining the Holocaust Memorial Website. Study it and produce something that demonstrates what you learned. Please include images. Print in color.
Here is a link to Nazi Propaganda
WED, APR 27
In Class:
CE Quiz Bernard
Collect- Treaty of Versailles
Read Hitler: The Path to Power and answer questions 1-6 on the worksheet.
Remember to keep in mind the essential questions:
+ Why was Germany upset about the treaty that ended the war?
+ How did this set the stage for the rise of Hitler and World War II?

Homework:
Read Hitler: The Path to Power and answer questions 7-19 on the worksheet.
Remember to keep in mind the essential questions:
+ Why was Germany upset about the treaty that ended the war?
+ How did this set the stage for the rise of Hitler and World War II?
MON, APR 25
In Class:
Treaty of Versailles

France's Colonial Past
Homework:
Why was Germany upset about the treaty that ended the war?
How did this set the stage for the rise of Hitler and World War II?
How did World War I help give rise to a communist government in Russia?
Prepare on CE Quiz Bernard

APRIL VACATION

WED, APR 13
In Class:
REDO Bibliography- Due Wednesday April 13
CE Presentation Bernard
CE Quiz Bernard
All Quiet on The Western Front
Homework:
MON, APR 11
In Class:
Review Gallipoli
All Quiet on The Western Front
Homework:
REDO Bibliography- Due Wednesday April 13
THR, APR 7
In Class:
Cards of Death: Causes of WWI, Maps & Battles
Video- The Great War
Homework:
REDO Bibliography- Due Wednesday April 13

TUE. APR 5
In Class:
CE Quiz Merrill
Video- The Great War
Homework:
REDO Bibliography- Due Wednesday April 13

FRI, APR 1
In Class:
No Class CEP
Homework:
WED, MAR 30
In Class:
No Class CEP
Homework:
MON, MAR 28
In Class:
CE Presentation Merrill
Simulation: Causes of World War I

Homework:
Study for CE Quiz Merrill
THR. MAR 24
In Class:
CE Quiz Godfrey
Voice Thread Test
Homework:
TUE, MAR 22
In Class:
CE Presentation Godfrey
Analysis of Websites used in research for your Voice Thread. Please evaluate two websites using this Link.

Thomas Friedman- The Other Side of Outsourcing
Homework:
Study CE Quiz Godfrey

LONG WEEKEND

THR, MAR 17
In Class:
Hand-in Bibliography

Voice Thread Project is Due Be sure to "share" your Voice Thread with me. The directions for "sharing" are below.

Be sure your Voice Thread answers the Essential Questions (the questions on the test) for your topic.
Homework:
TUE, MAR 15
In Class:
Library- Work on Research Project
Homework:
Completed Bibliography Due- Please follow MLA format. Sources need to be in alphabetical order.
FRI, MAR 11
In Class:
Library
Homework:
Complete Bibliography. Write 1-2 facts with citations on each slide. assign slides.
WED, MAR 9
In Class:
CE Quiz Edgecomb

Go into GoogleDocs and Create a Presentation and Share it with me. Title "Lastname-Lastname.Topic.5B"

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.

Library
Homework:
Write your Story Board in GoogleDocs and Script and first draft of Bibliography. Be sure to put sources in alphabetical order.
MON MAR 7
In Class:
Collect Africa for Europeans
CE Presentation Edgecomb
Quiz- Countries of West/North and South Africa

Introduce Imperialism Project




Homework:
Study for CE Quiz Edgecomb
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, MAR 4
SPIRIT WEEK ASSEMBLY
WED, MAR 2
In Class:
Read- Africa for Europeans and answer the questions at the end of the chapter. (This hand-out is located on the cart near the door.) Please write or type your answers on a seperate piece of paper. Please hand this in before you leave class today.

After you have complete the above assignment:
Study the countries of Southern Africa
http://www.maps.com/games/africa.html
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Countries on North & West & Southern Africa- Monday
MON, FEB 28
In Class:
Blank Map Of Africa
PPT- Intro to Africa

African Geography
Great Britain vs England vs United Kingdom




Homework:
Study for Quiz on countries of North/West Africa on Friday
-Label all the countries of modern Africa (map link here)
NOTE: Use the North and West Games to be ready:
http://www.maps.com/games/africa.html

FEBRUARY VACATION

FRI, FEB 18
In Class:
Review Marxism's Criticism of Capitalism and why Marxism Failed
Child Labor Simulation
Child Labor Video
When the simulation ends go to the class GoogleSite and compose a post titled "Child Labor" Write 150 word paragraph that is formatted using the Case Study Response Template below.

http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2011/02/15/is-the-world-producing-enough-food

Homework:
WED, FEB 16
In Class:
Video: Is Wal * Mart Good For America? and fill-out the worksheet.
When the film ends go to the class GoogleSite and compose a post titled "Is Wal Mart Good For America." Write 150 word paragraph that includes 5 facts you learned about Wal Mart from the Video. Be sure to number each fact (1), (2). Also- make sure you explain your ideas and that you write with correct grammar and spelling.
Homework:
Read and prepare to role-play your person (on FRIDAY) from A Company's Dilemma. You will NOT be able to use notes in the role-play. Create a collage that represents your character.
MON, FEB 14
In Class:
illustrate- Karl Marx: "Capitalism will Destroy Itself"
http://www.gapminder.org/
Revolutions of 1848
Introduction: Child Labor Simulation

Homework:
Read a Case Study- A Company's Dilemma. Also- read the character profile for the role-play.Create a collage that represents your character.
FRI, FEB 11
In Class:
Quiz- Economic Factors

Paper Airplanes
Command Vs Market economies
Lecture: How Capitalist & Communist Systems Work

Video: //England/Britain/Great Britain?//

Homework:
Reading: http://www.crf-usa.org/bill-of-rights-in-action/bria-19-2-a.html
Questions:external image msword.png ReadingQuestionsMarx2011.doc
WED FEB 9
In Class:

Lecture:
Sole Proprietorship
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

Video: Queen Victoria's Empire
Homework:
Study for Quiz- Economic Factors
MON FEB 7
In Class:
CE Quiz- Thompson
Quiz- Text 607-611.
Lecture- Introduction of Industrial Revolution: Why did the Industrial Revolution Begin in Britain?


Factors of Production: Land, Labor, Capital, Management

Video: Queen Victoria's Empire

Homework:
Visit one of the following 3 sites and look and learn about current economic data, the stimulus plan of 2009, or how the US has handled past recessions. Then, on the class GoogleSite make a post with the title "The Economic Situation 2011". Making references to facts from 2 of the 3 sites write a short but well written paragraph about the current economic situation in the USA.
Recession- NY Times 2011, Stimulus Pie Chart,, PBS- When will the Recession End? Video
FRI, WEB 4
In Class:
CE Presentation- Thompson
Quiz- Napoleon
Egypt's Revolution

Homework:
Study for CE Quiz and Quiz on Text 607-611
Read and take notes on all of the economic concepts listed in blue. Know their definitions and their relationships to each other. Please make your notes fit on one page. Put definitions in BOLD.
WED, FEB 2
Snow Day
MON, JAN 31
In Class:
Test on Napoleon Postponed until Next class.

1. Take notes in outline form from text 607-611.There are text books in the front of the classroom near the plants/window. 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.

2. Complete the following reading and fill-out the worksheet on the second page. Locate specific examples. This question will be on the test.


When you are done with the above go into GoogleDocs and review the Napoleon notes. Please work quietly reviewing notes on Napoleon.

Homework:
Study for Test on Napoleon and Quiz on Text 607-611
THR, JAN 27
In Class:
CE Quiz- Moody
Lecture- Napoleon


Homework:
Study for Quiz on Napoleon and Neoclassical Art
Annotate Neoclassical Art. Go to my French Revolution Wiki to get resources.

TUE, JAN 25
In Class:
CE Quiz Steinbach
CE Presentation Moody
Lecture- Napoleon

Homework:
Study for Napoleon Quiz
Read Neoclassical Art Handout. Also- these web-sites on Neoclassical Art and David:
http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/his/CoreArt/art/neocl_dav.html
http://www.artchive.com/artchive/D/david.html
http://www.jacqueslouisdavid.org/
Study for CE Quiz Moody
FRI, JAN 21
In Class:
No Class- Snow Day
Homework:
WED, JAN 19
In Class:
CE Presentation- Steinbach
Review French Revolution:
You Tube- French Revolution I (5min 35sec)
You Tube- French Revolution II (6 min 5 sec)
You Tube- French Revolution III (5min 13sec)
Test- French Revolution
Read- Napoleon
Homework:
Complete Napoleon Reading handed out in class.

MLK WEEKEND

FRI, JAN 14
In Class:
CE Quiz-Sawtell
Review Reading- The Terror
The Political Spectrum
Video 3- The French Revolution
Homework:
Study for Test on French Revolution
Study for Steinbach CE Quiz
WED, JAN 12
In Class:
No Class- SNOW DAY
Homework:
MON, JAN 10
In Class:
CE Presentation- Sawtell
Review- A Revolution, A Republic
Reading- The Terror
Video 2- The French Revolution

Homework:
Complete Reading- The Terror
THR, JAN 6
In Class:
Review- Web Quest- Causes of French Revolution & 3 Estates
Reading- A Revolution, A Republic

Video 1- The French Revolution
Homework:
Complete Reading- A Revolution, A Republic
TUE, JAN 4
In Class:
Causes of the French Revolution-

Web Quest on French Revolution Active History Website
User ID- Yarmouth Password- Yarmouth
Year 9 History, 01


Homework:


WINTER HOLIDAY BREAK

TUE, DEC 21
In Class:
Ronan's CE quiz
Quiz- Mercantalism & Age of Scientific Enlightenment
Video: Christmas Unwrapped
Homework:
None
FRI, DEC 17
In Class:
CE Presentation: Ronan
Review: Bill of Rights
I Am Only a Bill
Homework:
Study for CE quiz
Study for Quiz- Mercantalism, Age of Scientific Discovery & Enlightenment
WED, DEC 15
In Class:
Hobbes, Locke, Montesque, Voltaire & Diderot

Is Obama's Health Care Law Unconstitutional?
Analyzing Quotes- Enlightenment. Please post your quote and upload your image to the GoogleSite Use your Philosophe as the Title.( e.g. Hobbes)


Review- Declaration of Independence and Bill of Rights
Homework:
Study for Quiz on Age of Scientific Discovery & Enlightenment
MON, DEC 13
In Class:
Collect Mercantalism Diagram
CE Quiz- Romo
Lecture: Age of Scientific Discovery & Introduction to Enlightenment

Homework:
Enlightenment Hobbes & Locke



Finish Classwork on Analyzing Enlightenment quotes
THR, DEC 9
In Class:
CE Present- TY Romo
Group Work- Mercantalism Diagram
Homework:
Study for Romo Quiz
Draw a diagram that shows how Mercantalism works. Be sure to show how it was a competition between countries. Also- show why this made the colonies unhappy.
TUE, DEC 7
In Class:
CE Quiz- Drew Grout
Hand-in Age of Discovery Map
Test- Age of Discovery
Mercantalism- Terms & Diagram
Homework:
Mercantalism- Terms & Diagram
FRI, DEC 3
In Class:
CE Presentation- Drew Grout
Review Slavery and Test
Amistad
Video: The Mission
Homework:
Complete The Mission Journal
Study for Test Age of Discovery
WED, DEC 1
In Class:
Video: The Mission
Homework:
Read- How the Age of Exploration Changed The World
Work on your The Mission Journal. Post your journal under The Mission on the class GoogleSite. Be sure to follow the Journal Entry directions correctly. Use proper spelling and grammar.

MON, NOV 29
In Class:
Review Content on Age of Exploration Map.
Video: The Mission

Homework:
Read- Treaty of Tordesillas and add information to Age of Exploration Map. Hand-in Map next class.
Go to GoogleDocs and do Slavery Homework.
Study for Test Friday

THANKSGIVING BREAK

MON, NOV 22
In Class:
CE Quiz- Brent
Test- Countries of South America, Central America, Carribean

Complete historical Map on Age of Exploration. Write "Burbs" for the map.
Homework:
THR, NOV 18
In Class:
CE Presentation- Brent
Practice Test- Countries of South America and Central America.
View DVD- The Inca
Homework:
Complete the Inca reading
Test- Study the countries of Central America and Carribean. Use the practice quizzes on the class wiki to study.
TUE, NOV 16
In Class:
Pre-Test: Map of South & Central America
Lecture- Aztec Culture


View the DVD- Aztecs and fill out the worksheet below.


Homework: Fill-out a map of South America, Central America & Carribean. For the Carribean know the Islands of: Cuba, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Dominican Republic and Haiti. Study the countries of South America. Use the practice quizzes on the class wiki to study.



VETERANS DAY BREAK

WED, NOV 10
In Class:
CE Quiz Macleod
Review- Bush's War
Watch 60 Minutes- Iraq's Unfinished Business Then, go to the class GoogleSite and write a post about This story. The title of the post should be- Iraq-Unfinished Business. 1. Why does the intellectual want a strong military dictator in Iraq? 2. What is the goal of the Kurds? How does this complicate the future of Iraq? How could the issue of oil fragment the country? 3. What country could be the big beneficiary from the War in Iraq? 4. How long was the War in Iraq? How many US soldiers died in Iraq? How much money have we spent on the war in Iraq? Please write in complete sentences and use details.



NYTimes: Held by the Taliban http://projects.nytimes.com/held-by-the-taliban/#part-2
Homework:
None
MON, NOV 8
In Class: NO Class- WIND DAY
Homework:
THR,
NOV 4
In Class:
CE presentation by Macleod
Watch the Boonaa Mohammad- Kill them with...... Then, go to the class GoogleSite and write a post about his monologue. The title of the post should be- Kill Them With....... In your post summarize the central message of his monologue. How does this relate to our study of the war on terror, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and the war in Iraq? Please write in complete sentences and use details.
Review- Bush's War
Homework:
Complete-Bush's War
TUE, NOV 2
In Class:
Quiz on CE Presentation Alex
Key Terms
Demographis & Map
Review Iraq Regime Change Questions
Finish: Inside Sadaam Hussein's Reign of Terror
Helpful Links for- Iraq War -
Homework:
PBS- Bush's War video work. Answer Questions for 2003 ONLY. Here is the website you need: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/bushswar/cron/
Here are the questions: external image msword.png BushsWar.doc
FRI, OCT 29
Speaker from Darfur Period 3
In Class:
CE Presentation Alex
Video: The Devil Came on Horseback
Homework:
Study for Quiz on CE Presentation Alex
Create a brochure about the Genocide in Darfur- Eyes on Darfur
http://www.savedarfur.org/
Create a Tri-Fold brochure (I suggest you use the Pages program) on the Crisis in Darfur.
Sudan: What is genocide? Where is this genocide taking place? When did this happen? Who is committing the genocide? What is the scope of the genocide in Darfur? Why is this happening? What Can I do to help?
<PRINT IN COLOR PRIOR TO CLASS>
WED, OCT 27
In Class:
CE Quiz- Lainey
Genocide in Darfur-MTV-U
Introduce the conflict in Sudan

http://darfurisdying.com/
Homework:
Complete Darfur Assignment
MON,
OCT 25
In Class:
CE Presentation- Lainey
Video: Inside Sadaam Hussein's Reign of Terror
Homework:
Complete the map of Iraq by using the Iraq War -wiki. Also, review answers on-
Iraq Reading and Questions: external image msword.png IraqReadingQuestions.doc
THR,
OCT 21
In Class:
Test: Arab-Israeli conflict
60 Minutes- City of David 2010
Finish the ONE round of the PeaceMaker Game (at http://www.peacemakergame.com/demo.php ) Follow the directions handed out in class- don't forget to write summaries as you play:

Homework:
Iraq Reading and Questions: external image msword.png IraqReadingQuestions.doc
TUE, OCT 19
In Class:
Review for Test On Arab-Israeli Conflict

Inside The Negotiations
F-35 Fighter
Introduce Iraq: Inside Sadaam Hussein's Reign of Terror

Homework:
Study for Test on Arab-Israeli Conflict
FRI, OCT 15
Teacher away at ACTEM
In Class:
Watch the 60 Minutes- Bill Gates Then, go to the class GoogleSite and write a post about the story on the philanthropic work of Bill and Melinda Gates. The title of the post should be- Bill Gates- Giving a Fortune Away. In your post answer the following questions: 1. What are they doing? 2. Why are they doing it? 3. Why don't they fund cancer research?What kind of causes do they fund? 4. What kind of person is Melinda Gates? 5. What do you think about the decision by the Gates family to do this? Please write in complete sentences and use details.

When students are done they can begin their homework. If they finish early they should watch
Al Jazeera- Israel Attacks Gaza Jan 2, 2009
Six Day War

Homework: Students work in groups to complete Palestinian-Israeli Projects. Students should create a presentation in Google Docs. Go to the wiki to get details: Research Project: Obstacles of Peace.
WED,
OCT 13
Teacher away at Freshman Geology Field Trip
In Class:
Students will take a Current Events Quiz by Tara.

Watch the 60 Minutes- West Bank-2009 Then, go to the class GoogleSite and write a post about the story on Settlements in the West Bank. The title of the post should be- The West Bank- Is Peace Out of Reach?. In your post answer the following questions: 1. What is the "two state solution?" 2. How do settlers make a two-state solution difficult? 3. What are the effects of checkpoints in the West Bank? 4. What is the Apartheid Solution? (You will need to look Apartheid up and explain how this historical analogy fits with Israel today.) 5. After watching the story- what is one important thing you learned about this issue? Please write in complete sentences and use details.

When students are done they can begin their homework.

Homework:
Students work in groups to assemble Palestinian-Israeli Projects. Students should create a presentation in Google Docs. Go to the wiki to get details: Research Project: Obstacles of Peace.

COLUMBUS DAY

FRI,
OCT 8
In Class:
CNN Quiz #5
CE Presentation: Tara
Lecture: Arab-Israeli Conflict


Set-Up shared documents in GoogleDocs for Research Project: Obstacles of Peace.
Naming Protocol= Title.Lastname.5W
Homework:
Study for CE Quiz- Tara
WED,
OCT 6
In Class:
Test- Countries of the Middle East
Check Notes on Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
Lecture: Arab-Israeli Conflict

Homework:
CNN Quiz #5
MON,
OCT 4
In Class:
Practice Test- Countries of the Middle East
CNN Quiz #4
Lecture: Arab-Israeli Conflict



Homework:
Research Project: Obstacles of Peace
THR,
SEP 30
In Class:
OCEAN LAB
Go to the class GoogleSite and go to your blog. Go to Cagle.com and locate a editorial Cartoon that relates to the Arab-Israeli Conflict. You will need to search this site to find a good cartoon. Upload the cartoon to your on the class GoogleSite. Title your post: Cartoon-Arab-Israeli Conflict. Write a short Summary about the cartoon. What do the symbols and labels mean? What is the Issue? What is the artist's point of view? How do you know? Please take your time with this and create a detailed analysis. Grammar and spelling counts.

Homework:
Study for Test on Geography of Israel & The Countries of the Middle East
Study Countries of The Middle East
TUE,
SEP 28
In Class:
(1) 60 Minutes: A Relentless Enemy
(2) The following document is a selection of events from the Summer of 2010.
Use the following Guide to help you analyze editorial cartoons.


(3) Intro: Arab-Israeli Conflict

Homework:
CNN Quiz #4
Study Countries of The Middle East
Complete a Map of Israel in the Middle East. Use the maps below and my wiki to help you.


FRI,
SEP 24
In Class:
Test: Globalization & The Rise of Radical Islam
Roll-Out Current Events Project
Homework: None
WED,
SEP 22
In Class:
Review: Globalization
1979 and Islamic Fundamentalism

Homework: Study for Test on Globalization & The Rise of Radical Islam
MON,
SEP 20
In Class:
(1) Review: The Road to 9/11, 9/11 Time-line, 7 People on the Road to 9/11

Homework: Study for Test on Globalization & The Rise of Radical Islam. The Study Guide is below:

THR,
SEP 16
In Class:
CNN Quiz #2
Finish The Road to 9/11
Add your 9/11 Event to the GoogleDocs 9/11 time-line.

Homework:
Write a short biography and include an image for one of the following. Please write 10 facts. Please use complete sentences. Please write in your own words. Please make sure the facts are in the correct order. Please do this in GoogleDocs
1. BBC-Kemal Ataturk
2. BBC- Gamal Nasser's Mixed Legacy
3. BBC- Anwar Sadat
4. BBC- Ayatollah Khomeni
5. BBC- Who Is Osama Bin Laden?
6. BBC- Who is Ayman al-Zawahiri?
7. BBC- Khalid Sheikh Mohammed & His Capture
TUE,
SEP 14
In Class:
Review: Roots of 9/11 & Profile of Mohammad Atta
Video: The Road to 9/11
Rebuilding Ground Zero

Homework:
Study for CNN Quiz #2
Create a 1 page document with images for ONE event on the time-line leading up to the attacks on September 11th. Be sure to display the Date & Name of the Event prominently at the top. Then- in Bullet Form list 5 important facts. Please answer Who, Why and How. You can use the class wiki to help:
September 11th Wiki

FRI,
SEP 10
In Class: Quiz- CNN Student News
(1) Review: Hot, Flat & Crowded
(2) Video: September 11th
Frontline-Time-Line of the Hijackers and their Plot
Homework:
Answer all questions on the worksheet titled "Enemies of Freedom & Park51" in your GoogleDocs Folder.

Naming Protocol: AssignmentName-Class-LastName

(1) Read President Bush's speech Enemies of Freedom delivered to a Joint Session of Congress and the American People on September 20, 2001.

(2) Read about the controversy surrounding the decision to build a Mosque near ground zero.
A Mosque at Ground Zero?
WED,
SEP 8
In Class:
http://www.miniature-earth.com/

Review: Rise of the Rest

Watch the video: 200 Years that Changed the World. http://www.gapminder.org/videos/200-years-that-changed-the-world/ and identify 5 insights into the global development in the last 200 Years. Also, identify and describe the probable global impact of the recent economic downturn. Then, go to the class GoogleSite and post your ideas. Give your post the Title: 200 Years That Changed The World.

Go to Gapminder and load some of the interactive graphs that interest you. After viewing the graph determine 3-5 interesting facts you learned from the graph. Then, go to the class GoogleSite and post your ideas. Give your post the Title: Gapminder.
http://www.gapminder.org/

Homework: CNN Student News- Quiz on Wednesday's News
Watch Thomas Friedman's video lecture: Hot, Flat & Crowded


Labor Day
FRI,
SEP 3
In Class: 2:00 to YPAC for All-School Assembly
(1) Review Thomas Freidman's "Flatteners"
(2) Computer Orientation: Bookmark Class Wiki,Create Folders
for units of study, Bookmark NYTimes, CNN StudentNews

Homework:Read Fareed Zakariah's- The Rise of the Rest and answer the questions on the wiki.
WED,
SEP
In Class: This is the course syllabus-

Unit #1: Globalization
(1) Did You Know?
(2) Jig-Saw: 9 Basic Principals of Globalization

(3) Read- Thomas Friedman's Globalization: The Challenge to America and answer questions on the worksheet handed out in class.


(4) The following document is a selection of events from the Summer of 2010.
Use the following Guide to help you analyze editorial cartoons.



Homework:
(1) Finish Thomas Friedman's Globalization: The Challenge to America