Friday, January 29, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What is containment and how was it first exercised?
    2. What was the Marshall Plan and what was its result?

  2. Korean War
    Watch the EdPuzzle presentation, answer the appropriate questions within, and take notes, either in the Google Doc or on your own

  3. Korean War Textbooks Document Analysis
    Use the documents to answer the questions

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did rock ‘n’ roll challenge middle class values?
    2. How did rock ‘n’ roll get into mainstream culture?

  2. Postwar to Cold War Music
    Using the provided lyrics and watching the videos for the Beach Boys--Fun, Fun, Fun and Sting--Russians, answer the following questions:
    1. How is Fun, Fun, Fun representative of the Postwar period?
    2. How is Russians representative of the Cold War?
    3. How did two such contrasting points of view exist at the same time?

  3. Origins of the Cold War
    Watch the EdPuzzle presentation, answer the appropriate questions within, and take notes, either in the Google Doc or on your own

  4. Begin work on Cold War Unit Essential Questions (Homework--Due the day of the unit test)

Monday, January 25, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What did television provide for the American people of the 1950s?
    2. What happened to radio and movies in the 1950s?

  2. Postwar America Test

Thursday, January 21, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did urban renewal affect cities?
    2. What was the Termination Policy?

  2. Popular Culture
    Watch the EdPuzzle presentation, answer the appropriate questions within, and take notes, either in the Google Doc or on your own

  3. 1950s Rock Music Analysis
  4. Finish Essential Questions and Study for Test (Homework)

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did the postwar baby boom affect social and economic forces?
    2. What opportunities and problems were created by the successes of the automobile industry in the 1950s?

  2. Other America
    Watch the EdPuzzle presentation, answer the appropriate questions within, and take notes, either in the Google Doc or on your own

  3. The Other America: Then and Now Document Analysis
    Use the documents to answer the questions

Thursday, January 14, 2021

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. Despite an initial postwar recession, what caused the economy to recover so rapidly?
    2. What was Truman’s Fair Deal and how was it received in Congress?

  2. American Dream
    Watch the EdPuzzle presentation, answer the appropriate questions within, and take notes, either in the Google Doc or on your own

  3. I Love Lucy--Job Switching Episode

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

  1. Second Semester Course Information

  2. 2020 in Review
    After watching the video, answer the following questions in Google Classroom:
    1. What do you think was the most important/interesting/newsworthy non-COVID event in 2020 (could be from anything--news, entertainment, sports, technology, etc.) and why did you choose it?
    2. How did 2020 and all of its good/bad/ugly make you feel?
    3. What are your hopes and fears for the remaining 50 weeks of 2021?

  3. Postwar Adjustment
    Watch the EdPuzzle presentation, answer the appropriate questions within, and take notes, either in the Google Doc or on your own

  4. Begin work on Postwar America Unit Essential Questions (Homework--Due the day of the unit test)