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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 
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