Monday, October 31, 2016

Today's Recap, 10/31

Today in Class:
  • Due: Ch. 4.3 KT/AB3 (Stamp tomorrow)
  • Cycles of Revolution group poster
    • Join a group of 3-4
    • Receive a location (Haiti, Mexico and Central America, or South America)
    • Create a poster with information about the cycle of revolution for your area. Include a TITLE and SIX boxes of information.  Have an IMAGE for each box.
      1. Poor gov’t: political, social, economic, racial problems
      2. Ideas spread (How? Who spread them?)
      3. Mass protests, riots, violent rebellion (The Spark)
      4. Gov’t relaxes control or strikes back (Which? Examples?)
      5. Revolutionary leaders gain power (Who? How do they gain power?)
      6. Old gov’t overthrown/ new gov’t established (Possible abuses of new power? What happened to old leader?)
    • We will present posters in class and take notes tomorrow.
  • Homework: Bring Ch. 4.3 KT/AB3 for a stamp, prepare poster for presentation tomorrow.

Happy Halloween!!!

Friday, October 28, 2016

Today's Recap, 10/28

Today in Class:
  •  Show Revolution Project videos in class
  • Homework: Finish Ch. 4.3 KT/AB3 for Monday

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Today's Recap, 10/27

Today in Class:
  • Substitute Teacher: Ms. Loewenstein
  • Return 4.1 KT/AB3
  • Complete 7.1 KT/ABin class
  • Homework: Begin 4.3 KT/AB3 (Due Monday, 10/31)

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Today's Recap, 10/26

Today in Class:
  • Peer Evaluation in Google Classroom
  • Review final project requirements
    • Scene: Reports of problems provoking revolution (from Old Nation’s history)
    • Revolutionary speech in front of a rowdy crowd
    • Propaganda poster shown in a scene; type of propaganda explained in the video and the credits
    • A scene of the spark that starts the revolution
    • Interview with a poor peasant who is celebrating as the revolution successfully overthrows the old government/king
    • Introduction of the new symbolic flag; symbolism explained in the video
    • Scene: Examples of abuses by the new government to maintain their power
    • Credits, including group members/contribution, propaganda type, and stock footage sources 
  • Credits: 
    • 1) Who worked on which part? 
    • 2) What type of propaganda is used in the poster? 
    • 3) Cite your source for every clip of stock footage you used.
  • Rubric
  • Homework: Finish editing video and upload link to Google Classroom before 8:00 a.m. tomorrow.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Today's Recap, 10/25

Today in Class:
  •  Peer evaluation in Google Classroom
  • Review flag requirements for Revolution Project
  • Work time
    • Flag
    • Propaganda poster
    • Filming/editing
  • Homework: Continue working on the Revolution Project video.  Your link is due to Google Classroom by 8:00 a.m. on Thursday!
HEADS UP!!  Your Unit Exams are coming up next week (Thursday and Friday)!!  Please make sure to check out this UNIT 2 STUDY GUIDE either here or from the Google Classroom study guide folder.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Today's Recap, 10/24

Today in Class:
  • Complete peer evaluation in Google Classroom
  • Review Week 11 Calendar 
  • Discuss Propaganda Poster
  • Work time
    • Propaganda Poster
    • Flag
    • Video storyboard? Script? Practice editing in WeVideo?
  • Homework: Continue working on propaganda poster, flag, and video!

Friday, October 21, 2016

Today's Recap, 10/21

Today in Class:
  • Peer evaluation form in Google Classroom
  • Ideology notes, continued
  • Show examples of revolutionary or inspirational speeches
  • Work time
    • Remember, this project is 150 points in each class (English/History) so 300 POINTS!!  (work hard)
  • Homework: One member of the group submits your completed Revolutionary Speech to before Monday, 10/24 at 9:30 a.m.  Requirements for the speech are found on page 3 of the Revolution Project directions which can also be found in Google Classroom from the post on the first day of the project.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Today's Recap, 10/20

Today in Class:
  • Begin notes on Ideologies
  • Work Period
    • Determine you ficticious nation's history
    • Make sure it is BAD (otherwise, why have a revolution?)
      • Political problems
      • Economic problems
      • Religious problems (invent your own religion?)
    • Nation can be anything (in space? Why not!)
    • No nations with racist, sexist, or inappropriate themes
  • Division of Labor
    • Old Nation’s History
    • Revolutionary Speech
    • Propaganda Poster
    • New Nation’s Flag
    • Video
    • Acting (EVERYONE!  When will you film?)
    • Filming
    • Editing
  • Homework: One person from the group submit's the completed Old Nation's History in Google Classroom.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Today's Recap, 10/19

Today in Class:
  •  Important Dates:
    • Fri. 10/21- Revolution Project Nation’s History
    • Mon. 10/24- Revolution Project Speech
    • Thu. 10/27- Revolution Project Video Link/Bring Flag (poster?)
    • Thu. 11/3- Unit 2 Writing Exam
    • Fri. 11/4- Unit 2 Multiple Choice Exam
  • Collect Ch. 4.1 KT/AB
  • Russian Revolution Test Results
    • Small slips distributed
    • Test Corrections Thurs/Fri in Room 403 after school
  • Intro to Revolution Project in Google Classroom
  • Homework: Brainstorm ideas for your fictional nation's history (see page two of Revolution Project directions linked above.)

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

Russian Revolution Test, 10/17

Today in Class:
  • Russian Revolution Test
  • Collect Lecture Notes
    • Video-Russia: Land of the Tsars
    • PowerPoint- Russian Revolution
  • Collect Homework Packets
    • Ch. 7.5 Cornell Notes
    • Ch. 11.5 Cornell Notes
    • Ch. 13.4 Cornell Notes
  • Homework: Begin reading Ch. 4.1 and start KTAB3 (DUE: Wednesday)

Friday, October 14, 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Today's Recap, 10/13

Today in Class:

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Today's Recap, 10/12

Today in Class:

  • Return 7.5
  • Stamp 11.5
  • Pass out small slips
    • Test Corrections Thursday and Friday after school in Room 403
    • Bring your textbook and small slip!
  • Finish Video notes
  • Work period
  • Homework: Begin 13.4

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Today's Recap, 10/11

Today in Class:

Monday, October 10, 2016

Today's Recap, 10/10

Today in Class:

Friday, October 7, 2016

Chapter 3 Test, 10/7

Chapter 3 French Revolution Test today!!

Today in Class:
  • Turn in Homework and Lecture Note Packets
  • Pick up Russian Revolution assignment sheet
  • Review Test Rules
  • Take Chapter 3 Test (Make ups are on Wednesday after school in Room 401)
  • Homework: 7.5 Cornell Notes

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Today's Recap, 10/6

KUSI Alarm Clock Pep Rally SchedulePlease remember to ORANGE OUT if you plan to attend the alarm clock pep rally.  Students will begin meeting in the gym tomorrow beginning at 6:30 a.m.

For those who were absent yesterday, please take Cornell notes on the French Revolution video linked there (first 25 minutes or so).  In class we made it through Jacques Necker.

Objective question: What events, people, and ideas inspired the French Revolution?
(Write the terms below on the left side of your notes, and 3-4 bullet points from the video on the right side.)
Louis Capet (Louis XVI)
Marie Antoinette
Maximilien Robespierre
three Estates/ancien regime
Age of Enlightenment
Louis XVI & Am. Revolution
Marie A.’s life @ Versailles
Importance of Bread
Jacques Necker
Estates General
Tennis Court Oath
National Assembly
King’s troops
Revolt vs. Revolution
Declaration of the Rights of Man (DRM)
Women’s March on Versailles
Louis signs DRM
Royal family moves to Tuileries in Paris

Today in Class:

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Today's Recap, 10/5

Today in Class:
  • Turn in hard copy of Comic Strip
  • Turn in digital copy of Comic Strip to Google Classroom
  • Video Notes: The French Revolution
  • Homework: Ch 3.4 Cornell Notes DUE tomorrow

School Announcements:
    Got Plans? Career/College Fair is for 9th-12th grade students and their parents.  Got Plans? is this SATURDAY October 8th , from 10 am to 1 pm, at Cuyamaca College. This event is for ALL students: those preparing to go directly into the work force, military, vocational/trade school, 2 year college or 4 year college/university.

    The format for the Career and College Fair is one in which students and parents can browse among fair participants located in well-marked areas on the Cuyamaca Campus choosing institutions that are of interest.  Our fabulous Link Crew will be there to point families in the right direction.  Each representative will have their own table and be available to answer questions.

    The day includes many different 45-min. workshops to help parents and students plan for the future.  These sessions will be held in nearby classrooms with presenters speaking about college admissions, transfer options, financial aid, admissions tests, college essays, athletics, career trends, health careers, public safety careers, and more.

  • PSAT (FLYER)  Wednesday, October 19th  7:15 a.m. to 10:18 a.m. 
    Registration for the PSAT is open to 10th and 11th grade students from Sept. 26 – Oct. 7, 2016 and may be completed online at or in the Finance Office.

    Practice for the NEW SAT and gain access to valuable resources such as prep courses through Khan Academy and more! LIMITED TESTS AVAILABLE!

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Today's Recap, 10/4

Substitute today: Mrs. Elliott

Today in Class:
  • Achieve 3000- "Freedom: How We Got It" (Due by tonight if not finished in class.)
  • Homework:
    • Finish Achieve if not finished in class
    • French Revolution Comic DUE tomorrow
      • Hard copy 
      • Digital copy submitted to Google Classroom
Achieve 3000
  • Complete the "Before Reading" Poll
  • Read the article and write THREE (3) summaries under "Setting the Purpose"
  • Complete the Activity (Your grade is based on your first answer.)
  • Write an 8 sentence ABC2 response to the Thought Question
    • A) Address the Prompt (Thesis)
    • B) Back it up with evidence #1
    • C) Connect your evidence #1 to your thesis
    • B) Back it up with evidence #2
    • C) Connect your evidence #2 to your thesis
    • B) Back it up with evidence #3
    • C) Connect your evidence #3 to your thesis
    • C) Conclude!

Monday, October 3, 2016

Today's Recap, 10/3

Today in Class:
  • Stamp 3.3 Cornell Notes
  • Submit comic strip storyboard to Google Classroom (see assignment)
  • Use for storyboard citations in MLA format and to create a "works cited" page
  • Comic Strips must be submitted as a hard copy (an actual paper with your cartoon on it) AND as a digital copy.  
  • To make a digital copy:
    • Scan your artwork at home or using a scanner in the library
    • Take a HIGH QUALITY photo of your artwork using your cell phone
      • Image should be cropped to remove distracting elements and show only the artwork
      • Image should not have any shadows across the artwork from the camera or photographer
      • Image should be well-lit and not have glare, shadows, uneven lighting, or other signs of poor image quality
  • Week 8 At a Glance
  • Homework: Continue working on your comic strip and finish submitting storyboard if not finished in class