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In Class: (If you are absent, please visit me for the notes and and assistance on assignments)

1/9   Syllabus and Class Rules and PEA Writing Rubric
1/10 & 1/11 Introduction to Unit Project and Causes of WWII in the Pacific (Reading and Note Sheet)
 1/14 & 1/15   Causes of WWII in the Pacific (PEA Kahoot Practice; DBQ Pearl Harbor)
1/16 & 1/17  Neutrality and Mobilization (Quiz on Causes) 
1/18 & 1/22 The Home Front (Reading- In your notes you will need to summarize the underlined sections; Complete the "Research" assignment found in google classroom)

1/23 & 1/24   Pacific Theater (Quiz on the Home Front; Google Classroom Assignment- Pacific Adventure +Pacific Adventure Worksheet
1/25 & 1/28 PEA Paragraph on Nuclear Bomb; European Theater and Full Research Assignment Boxes: When, Where, and What (Google Classroom) 
1/29 & 1/30  Yalta Conference + Research Completion (Full Research Completed)
 1/31 &
2/1
Topic Research and Writing for Website (Google Classroom Assignment- Full Research and Writing: 3 paragraphs for background information completed) 
2/4 & 2/5 Writing for the Website (Google Classroom Assignment- Full Research and Writing: Writing component completed)
2/6 & 2/7  Website work time or review for exam
2/8 & 2/11  Website completed or WWII Exam
2/12 & 2/13  Introduction to the Cold War (Mapping Activity for Post-WWII Europe, Marxist Communism) (Website due for Block 7)
2/14 & 2/15   Leninism and Soviet Communism (Unit Study Guide); 
2/19 & 2/20  Cold War Tensions and Anxiety (Soviet Note Catcher and Espionage Reading)
2/21 & 2/22 Berlin Crisis and McCarthyism (Berlin Crisis Reading and Note Catcher)
2/25 & 2/26   Complete McCarthyism and Introduction to American Espionage and Defense
2/27 & 2/28   Arms Race Group Activity (Readings in Google Classroom and Note-Catcher)
3/1 & 3/4  Communism in China (Mao's Little Red Book)
3/5 & 3/6  Korea and Eisenhower Foreign Policy (CIA Covert Actions Activity in Google Classroom)
3/11 & 3/12  Popular Culture in the 1950s 
3/13 & 3/14  Snow Days 
3/15 & 3/18  Review
3/19 & 3/20  1950s Cold War Test
3/21 & 3/22   Test Corrections and Finish October Sky
3/25 - 3/29   Spring Break
4/1 & 4/2  Introduction to Civil Rights ("What is White Culture Reading")
4/3 & 4/4  Two Americas (In Class Assignment on Two Americas- See me for a make up assignment) 
4/5 & 4/8  Quiz on Two Americas and the Civil Rights Timeline (Civil Rights Timeline Assignment in Google Classroom) 
4/9 & 4/10  Standardized Testing (No Class) 
4/11 & 4/12  Counseling Department- Career Stuff
4/15 & 4/16  Early Civil Rights Events 
4/18  MLK Documentary 
4/19 & 4/22  African American Civil Rights Events (Quiz on Early Civil Rights Events; Stations Activity Readings; Stations Activity Note-Catcher)
4/23 & 4/24 Latin@ and Chicano Civil Rights Events (Mini DBQ)
4/25 & 4/26   Black Nationalism Movement (Black Nationalism Note Catcher)
4/29 & 4/30  Women's Rights Movements (Quiz on Chicano and Black Nationalism)
5/1 & 5/2  American Indian Movement and LGBTQ Movement
5/3 & 5/6 Civil Rights Unit Review (Study Guide)
5/7 & 5/8  Civil Rights Unit Test
5/9 & 5/10  Kennedy 
5/13 & 5/14  Johnson 
5/15 & 5/16  Vietnam 
5/17 & 5/20  Nixon 
5/21-5/23  Final Exam (Topics- Kennedy, Johnson, Vietnam, Nixon) 
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