Pō’alua, 19 Mei 15

Final-Exams-Graphic1U.S History Final Essay
—Go over Final Essay Spring 2015
—Class work time
—Final essay shared with Mrs. Pico-Lilio via Google Docs today by 2:45 pm!
—No late submissions will be accepted due to amount of class time given to work on essay!

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Pō’akahi, 18 Mei 15

Final-Exams-Graphic1U.S History Final Essay
—Go over Final Essay Spring 2015
—Class work time
—Final essay shared with Mrs. Pico-Lilio via Google Docs by tomorrow 05/19/15 2:45 pm!
—No late submissions will be accepted due to amount of class time given to work on essay!

Homework:  Work on final essay.

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Pō’alima, 15 Mei 15

Final-Exams-Graphic1U.S History Final Essay
—Go over Final Essay Spring 2015
—Class work time
—Final essay shared with Mrs. Pico-Lilio via Google Docs by Tuesday 05/19/15 2:45 pm!
—No late submissions will be accepted due to amount of class time given to work on essay!

Homework:  Work on final essay.

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Pō’ahā, 14 Mei 15

USAH023-HThe Vietnam War (1954-1975)

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Enduring Understanding, Review Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Enduring Understanding:  Countries are affected by their relationship with each other.

Essential Questions:
—How does military conflict divide people within cultures?
—Should citizens support the government during wartime?

Objections:  Students will know…
how the United States became involved in Vietnamʻs conflict with France.
—how the United States increased its influence in the conflict during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations.
—why the United States military could not quickly defeat the Vietnamese forces.
—the problems that the Vietnam War caused at home.
—why 1968 was such an important year during this era.
—the steps President Nixon took to end the conflict in Vietnam.
—the important impact the Vietnam War had on American culture and politics.

Standards:
—Culture (#6, #9)
—Time, Continuity, & Change (#2, #5, #8)
—People, Places, and Environments (#1, #2)
—Individual, Groups, and Institutions (#5)
—Power, Authority, & Governance (#5)
—Science, Technology, and Society (#2)
—Global Connections (#4)

The Vietnam War
—Using Vietnam War History as a resource, do the following:
—Read the article
—Watch three videos from the article
—Listen to two speeches
—Answer the following questions with specific facts from the article
—What was the Vietnam War about?
—Was the Vietnam War worth it?  Why or why not?
—What are some consequences of the Vietnam War?  Are those consequences still affecting American today?  Why or why not?
—Share your answers via Google Docs by the end of your block

Homework:  Current Event Worksheet #15 due tomorrow-topic to include government decisions, war, military, or drafting.

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Pō’akolu, 13 Mei 15

USAH023-HThe Vietnam War (1954-1975)

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Enduring Understanding, Review Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Enduring Understanding:  Countries are affected by their relationship with each other.

Essential Questions:
—How does military conflict divide people within cultures?
—Should citizens support the government during wartime?

Objections:  Students will know…
how the United States became involved in Vietnamʻs conflict with France.
—how the United States increased its influence in the conflict during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations.
—why the United States military could not quickly defeat the Vietnamese forces.
—the problems that the Vietnam War caused at home.
—why 1968 was such an important year during this era.
—the steps President Nixon took to end the conflict in Vietnam.
—the important impact the Vietnam War had on American culture and politics.

Standards:
—Culture (#6, #9)
—Time, Continuity, & Change (#2, #5, #8)
—People, Places, and Environments (#1, #2)
—Individual, Groups, and Institutions (#5)
—Power, Authority, & Governance (#5)
—Science, Technology, and Society (#2)
—Global Connections (#4)

The Vietnam War
—Go over and complete VW_A Brief History_Handout (3)
—View video Ordinary Americans
—Complete and go over VW_Who’s Who_Handout (3)

Homework:  Current Event Worksheet #15 due Friday-topic to include government decisions, war, military, or drafting.

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Pō’alua, 12 Mei 15

USAH023-HThe Vietnam War (1954-1975)

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Enduring Understanding, Review Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Enduring Understanding:  Countries are affected by their relationship with each other.

Essential Questions:
—How does military conflict divide people within cultures?
—Should citizens support the government during wartime?

Objections:  Students will know…
how the United States became involved in Vietnamʻs conflict with France.
—describe how the Vietnamese nationalists drove the French out of the country in 1954.
—how the United States increased its influence in the conflict during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations.
—why the United States military could not quickly defeat the Vietnamese forces.
—the problems that the Vietnam War caused at home.
—why 1968 was such an important year during this era.
—the steps President Nixon took to end the conflict in Vietnam.
—the important impact the Vietnam War had on American culture and politics.

Standards:
—Culture (#6, #9)
—Time, Continuity, & Change (#2, #5, #8)
—People, Places, and Environments (#1, #2)
—Individual, Groups, and Institutions (#5)
—Power, Authority, & Governance (#5)
—Science, Technology, and Society (#2)
—Global Connections (#4)

The Vietnam War Timeline Assignment:
—Use American Experience PBS Vietnam Online as a source
—Create a timeline with the following years…
***1954-1963
***1964-1967
***1968
***1969-1975
***1974-Present
—Pick one important event from each of the following years grouped together
—You will have five events total
—Describe each event and summarize why it was important
—Find an event that was a missed opportunity for the United States
—Timelines need to be shared via Google Docs by the end of your block

Homework:  Current Event Worksheet #15 due Friday-topic to include government decisions, war, military, or drafting.

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Pō’akahi, 11 May 15

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World War II (1941-1945)

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Enduring Understanding, Review Essential Question, Objectives, Standards, Homework

Enduring Understanding:  Disputes over ideas, resources, values, and politics can lead to change.

Essential Question:  What kind of sacrifices does war require?

Objections:  Students will know…
how the government mobilized the economy, financed the war, and later stabilized the wartime economy.
—the early military strategies of the Allied forces in the Pacific, including the Doolittle Raid.
—the military strategies of the Allied forces in Europe and North Africa.
—the military strategies, including firebombing, used to end the war with Japan.

Standards:
—Time, Continuity, & Change (#2)
—People, Places, and Environments (#7, #8)
—Power, Authority, & Governance (#5)
—Production, Distribution, and Consumption (#3, #4)
—Science, Technology, & Society (#5, #7)
—Global Connections (#2)
—Civil Ideals & Practices (#10)

WWII
— America and World War II Assignment
—Presentations today

Homework:  Current Event Worksheet #15 due Friday-topic to include government decisions, war, military, or drafting.

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Pō’alima, 08 Mei 15

IMG_6015World War II (1941-1945)

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Enduring Understanding, Review Essential Question, Objectives, Standards, Homework

Enduring Understanding:  Disputes over ideas, resources, values, and politics can lead to change.

Essential Question:  What kind of sacrifices does war require?

Objections:  Students will know…
how the government mobilized the economy, financed the war, and later stabilized the wartime economy.
—the early military strategies of the Allied forces in the Pacific, including the Doolittle Raid.
—the military strategies of the Allied forces in Europe and North Africa.
—the military strategies, including firebombing, used to end the war with Japan.

Standards:
—Time, Continuity, & Change (#2)
—People, Places, and Environments (#7, #8)
—Power, Authority, & Governance (#5)
—Production, Distribution, and Consumption (#3, #4)
—Science, Technology, & Society (#5, #7)
—Global Connections (#2)
—Civil Ideals & Practices (#10)

WWII
— America and World War II Assignment
—Presentations scheduled for Monday 05/11/15

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Pō’ahā, 07 Mei 15

IMG_6072
World War II (1941-1945)

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Enduring Understanding, Review Essential Question, Objectives, Standards, Homework

Enduring Understanding:  Disputes over ideas, resources, values, and politics can lead to change.

Essential Question:  What kind of sacrifices does war require?

Objections:  Students will know…
how the government mobilized the economy, financed the war, and later stabilized the wartime economy.
—the early military strategies of the Allied forces in the Pacific, including the Doolittle Raid.
—the military strategies of the Allied forces in Europe and North Africa.
—the military strategies, including firebombing, used to end the war with Japan.

Standards:
—Time, Continuity, & Change (#2)
—People, Places, and Environments (#7, #8)
—Power, Authority, & Governance (#5)
—Production, Distribution, and Consumption (#3, #4)
—Science, Technology, & Society (#5, #7)
—Global Connections (#2)
—Civil Ideals & Practices (#10)

WWII
— America and World War II Assignment
—Presentations scheduled for Monday 05/11/15

Homework:  Current events worksheet #14 due tomorrow-topics to include war or racism.

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Pō’akolu, 06 Mei 15

IMG_6066World War II (1941-1945)

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Enduring Understanding, Review Essential Question, Objectives, Standards, Homework

Enduring Understanding:  Disputes over ideas, resources, values, and politics can lead to change.

Essential Question:  What kind of sacrifices does war require?

Objections:  Students will know…
how the government mobilized the economy, financed the war, and later stabilized the wartime economy.
—the early military strategies of the Allied forces in the Pacific, including the Doolittle Raid.
—the military strategies of the Allied forces in Europe and North Africa.
—the military strategies, including firebombing, used to end the war with Japan.

Standards:
—Time, Continuity, & Change (#2)
—People, Places, and Environments (#7, #8)
—Power, Authority, & Governance (#5)
—Production, Distribution, and Consumption (#3, #4)
—Science, Technology, & Society (#5, #7)
—Global Connections (#2)
—Civil Ideals & Practices (#10)

WWII
— America and World War II Assignment
—Presentations scheduled for Monday 05/11/15

Homework:  Current events worksheet #14 due Friday-topics to include war or racism.

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