Thursday, March 5, 2015

THURSDAY, MARCH 5
"Are you one of the 33% of the population who can't snap their fingers?"


CRASHCOURSE: PROGRESSIVE ERA


SLIDE LECTURE: The Progressive Era

Assigned Readings: 
-The Jungle -Comic
-Pagaent, Ch. 28,29
-Fast Track: Ch. 13- "The Progressive Era" 1900-1920
-After The Fact: Ch. 10 "USDA Government Inspected"

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

                 WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4
"The state sport of Maryland is jousting"

Progressive Era...
*Check previous post for assigned reading"

Monday, March 2, 2015

Today you turned in your final drafts (some of you) and we discussed the DBQ rubric!  Then we attempted to identify and prioritize 10 "problems"/issues from The Jungle.  This went "ok"...

Check previous post for assigned reading from Pageant!

Tomorrow: Tuesday...all Juniors are gone to FVCC...I will see 7th Hour people...have everything ready!

Wednesday:  Progressive Era... We will watch Crashcourse together then start on a slide lecture... I will give you interactive notebook things to glue in and a supplement reading packet, and another takehome DBQ on Progressive Era...Due next Monday.

Thursday: Slide Lecture...cont'd...right into Election of 1912

Friday: Academic Catch Up... bring textbook and supplement...work=3%
MONDAY, MARCH 2
"A shark finds a fish because it can hear its heart beating!"

DBQ...FINAL DRAFTS...CORRECT EACH OTHERS...WITH RUBRIC!

TOP 10 PROBLEMS:  1900
 THE PROGRESSIVE ERA

PAGEANT, CH. 28, 29 (p. 654-685...Varying Viewpoints..Who were the Progressives? p. 695)

Friday, February 27, 2015



TODAY  WAS DBQ WORKSHOP DAY!!! A.K.A.= CLASS WARFARE DAY..."man...3rd hour graded really hard Mr. Armstrong!!!!" (call the wambulance)

FRIDAY, FEB. 27
"50% of all the pizzas sold in the U.S. have pepperoni on them!"
DBQ Workshop
Homework:  
A. Work on final draft..bring it in Monday...check the rubric very carefully...you should have the other class' grades on your rough draft...(talk about class warfare!!!!) to guide you! 
YOU WILL GRADE EACH OTHERS...I WILL COLLECT BOTH THE ROUGH DRAFT AND THE FINAL DRAFT!
B.  The Jungle...Top 10 Problems?..have it read and a list of the problems you noticed that faced the nations as a result of industrialization...ie. "negative effects"! 
ONCE WE ARE DONE WITH DBQ'S....START OUR DISCUSSION ON THE PROGRESSIVE ERA (1900-1920)

Thursday, February 26, 2015

TODAY WE FINISHED THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD...POPULISM THING!

3RD HOUR WAS GIVEN A COPY OF UPTON SINCLAIR'S "THE JUNGLE"...COMIC BOOK !

7TH HOUR WILL GET IT TOMORROW...LOOK AT PREVIOUS POST FOR DETAILS.

TOMORROW IS DBQ WORKSHOP DAY...ALL PERIOD! VERY SERIOUS TASK...VERY NECESSARY...THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
THURSDAY, FEB. 26

"When an old person dies...a library burns to the ground!"

Finish Yellow Brick Road...Populism...

Homework: Read the comic version of "The Jungle"... after reading...make a Top 10 List:

Project America: 1900

Top 10 Problems facing America as it reaches the 20th Century.

Prioritize...Number 1 problem...2, etc.


WE WILL START WITH OUR DBQ WORKSHOP!


ACADEMIC CATCH UP...NEXT FRIDAY...3%...