Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Legacy of WWI

  We can’t wait to see how you will teach the public about America’s involvement in the Great War and commemorate the service of American men and women over there and over here!

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Assignment February 28/March 1 – America gets involved in the Great War

REVIEW THE START OF WWI After the class intro, hopefully you have a decent idea about the origins of the Great War – The War to End All Wars – WORLD WAR I.  Please review the material below  to get … Continue reading

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THE GREAT WAR – Some opening info …

   

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Editorializing Imperialism

Should the United States have been an imperial nation? Let’s find out with some editorials – written and drawn! Here is the rubric! Overall target – I can evaluate American imperialism from multiple perspectives. I can develop an original editorial … Continue reading

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What’s our next chapter in America’s story? IMPERIALISM!

WHEN SHOULD THE UNITED STATES GET INVOLVED IN THE AFFAIRS OF ANOTHER COUNTRY? Group 1 / Group 2 / Group 3 / Group 4 / Group 5 I can describe and evaluate the causes, events, and impact of American imperialism. … Continue reading

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Progress and Problems – Tying the Past and Present Together

It’s target display time!  Which will you choose – a DEEP DIVE or  some BROAD STROKES?  It’s up to you!

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In class February 16 – Hexagonal Thinking and the Progressive Era

CLICK THE HEXAGONS!

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Learning Experience Feb 14/15 – Here come the Progressives!

As you have seen from our investigation of the Gilded Age, there was great of progress in the American  economy, industry, urbanization, and immigration during the late 1800s early 1900s. However, progress comes with a price.   Politics were controlled by the … Continue reading

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Big City Life!

Here’s what you experienced in your stroll through the big cities in the Gilded Age!

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Learning Experience Feb 10/13 – The Great Wave of Immigration

The growth of industry and the rise of cities involved a third key component – the great wave of immigration that arrived in the United States in the late 1800s and early 1900s. We will investigate this HUGE change in … Continue reading

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