Monday, February 28, 2022

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What was Malcolm X's appeal as a leader to African Americans?
    2. Why was Martin Luther King, Jr. visiting Memphis when he was assassinated?

  2. Malcolm X and MLK
    Finish Notes

  3. Clip from The Sixties: Years That Shaped a Generation Video

  4. Legacy of the Movement
    Take Notes

  5. Civil Rights Music Analysis

Friday, February 25, 2022

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What did the Voting Rights Act of 1965 guarantee?
    2. What problems were faced by African Americans living in Northern cities?

  2. Violence and New Leaders
    Finish Notes

  3. Clip from The Sixties: Years That Shaped a Generation Video

  4. Malcolm X and MLK
    Take Notes

Thursday, February 24, 2022

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What role did the media play at the first Selma march?
    2. How did that march ultimately lead to the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965?

  2. Finish John Lewis: Get in the Way Video
    Answer questions

  3. Violence and New Leaders
    Take Notes

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What did the Civil Rights Act of 1964 accomplish?
    2. What prevented millions of African Americans from voting in the South?

  2. Louisiana Literacy Test
    Using no more than 5 minutes, take the test. Then, using the key (Google Classroom) grade your test and answer the Cool Down Questions.

  3. John Lewis: Get in the Way Video
    Answer questions

  4. Cool Down Questions
    1. What was your score? _____/19
    2. What was the most difficult part of the test?
    3. What question(s) did you struggle with?
    4. How does the individual grader of the test have a great deal of power?
    5. Why would states like Louisiana give tests like this as a condition of registering to vote?

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did television coverage of the Birmingham marchers change public perception?
    2. What was the goal of the March on Washington?

  2. Clips from Freedom: A History of US Video

  3. Voting Rights
    Take Notes

Friday, February 18, 2022

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did sit-ins advance the cause of the civil rights movement?
    2. How did Freedom Riders expose Southern resistance to desegregation rulings?

  2. Finish Trail of History: Friendship Nine and Rock Hill’s Civil Rights History
    Answer questions

  3. National Attention
    Take Notes

  4. Birmingham Letters Document Analysis
    Use the documents (Google Classroom) to answer the questions

Thursday, February 17, 2022

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What caused the Montgomery Bus Boycott?
    2. How did the boycott end?

  2. Expanding the Movement
    Take Notes

  3. Trail of History: Friendship Nine and Rock Hill’s Civil Rights History Video
    Answer questions

  4. Cool Down Questions
    1. One of the themes of the Civil Rights Movement is ordinary people can make a difference. What other examples of that throughout history can you think of?

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

  1. College Presentation

  2. Montgomery Bus Boycott Document Analysis
    Use the documents (Google Classroom) to answer the questions

Monday, February 14, 2022

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What argument did Earl Warren use in the Brown v. Board opinion?
    2. Why did the Supreme Court issue a second ruling enforcing the Brown decision?

  2. Segregation in Education
    Finish Notes

  3. Clip from Freedom: A History of US Video

  4. Montgomery Bus Boycott
    Take Notes

  5. Clip from Freedom: A History of US Video

Friday, February 11, 2022

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did Plessy v. Ferguson establish segregation?

  2. Establishing Segregation
    Finish Notes

  3. Clip from Freedom: A History of US Video

  4. Time Magazine's The Body of Emmett Till Video

  5. Segregation in Education
    Take Notes

Thursday, February 10, 2022

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How would you define "equal rights"?
    2. How would you define "equal opportunity"?

  2. Finish Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go To War Video
    Answer questions

  3. Establishing Segregation
    Take Notes

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

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

  1. Cold War Test

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What was the policy of flexible response?
    2. Why was the Berlin Wall built?

  2. Clip from America in the 20th Century: The Cold War Video

  3. Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go To War Video
    Answer questions

  4. Finish Essential Questions and Study for Test (Homework)

Monday, February 7, 2022

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did the first televised debate impact the election of 1960?
    2. What was the Kennedy mystique?

  2. Nixon and Kennedy Campaign Commercials

  3. Clip from Stay Tuned Video

  4. Crises in Berlin and Cuba
    Take Notes

Friday, February 4, 2022

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What was controversial about McCarthy’s tactics?
    2. What caused McCarthy’s downfall?

  2. Clip from America in the 20th Century: The Cold War Video

  3. Cold War Quiz

  4. Election of 1960
    Take Notes

Thursday, February 3, 2022

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. Who were the Hollywood Ten?
    2. Who were Julius and Ethel Rosenberg?

  2. Clip from America in the 20th Century: The Cold War--Eisenhower Years Video

  3. McCarthyism
    Take Notes

  4. HUAC and Hollywood Document Analysis
    Use the documents (Google Classroom) to answer the questions

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did the rise of Nikita Khrushchev change the nature of the Cold War?
    2. What were the causes and effects of the U-2 Incident?

  2. Finish America in the 20th Century: The Cold War--Eisenhower Years Video
    Answer questions

  3. Cold War at Home
    Take Notes

  4. Cool Down Questions
    1. From an American perspective, compose a tweet directed towards the leader of a country who is considering aligning with the Soviet Union (hashtags and emojis encouraged)
    2. ...aligning with the United States (hashtags and emojis encouraged)

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What does it mean to be "American'?
    2. What does it mean to be "Un-American"?

  2. Takes to the Skies
    Finish Notes

  3. America in the 20th Century: The Cold War--Eisenhower Years Video
    Answer questions