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Please select the course you are enrolled in World History, Sociology, or U.S. History II from the options on the right. There you will find the day's objective, class activities, homework, helpful links, and upcoming assignments.

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US2: June 10, 2016

Posted by Ms. Gallagher on June 9, 2016 at 2:35 PM

Objective: Interpret and apply American public and governmental reactions to the September 11th attack to Americans foreign and domestic policy.

Class Activities: Today we will begin viewing the film produced by National Geographic: Inside 9/11.

Homework: Final Exam June 20, keep up with your final review sheets

Soc: June 10, 2016

Posted by Ms. Gallagher on June 9, 2016 at 2:30 PM

Objective: Compare expectations of male behavior with reported statistics on family life, work and school.

Class Activities: Today we will complete your "Modern American Male" stations. Next we will discuss 5 themes used in advertisements to men and match those themes to given advertisements.

Homework: Final Projects Presented June 16 - Keep working and include a works cited slide SENIORS NEED EXEMPTION NOTES


WH: June 10, 2016

Posted by Ms. Gallagher on June 9, 2016 at 2:30 PM

Objective: Review concepts, events, and connections between units and content of second semester World History.

Class Activities: Today we will conclude your presentations about the UN Global Issues. Next you will have the opportunity to independently review for your exam.

Homework: Final Exam Period 2: Wednesday 6/15 Period 6: Friday 6/17


US2: June 9, 2016

Posted by Ms. Gallagher on June 8, 2016 at 9:05 PM

Objective: Interpret and apply American public and governmental reactions to the September 11th attack to Americans foreign and domestic policy.

Class Activities: Today we will begin viewing the film produced by National Geographic: Inside 9/11.

Homework: Final Exam June 20, keep up with your final review sheets

Soc: June 9, 2016

Posted by Ms. Gallagher on June 8, 2016 at 8:55 PM

Objective: Discuss ideas about masculinity, violence and stereotypes perpetuated by the media. Compare expectations of male behavior with reported statistics on family life, work and school.

Class Activities: We will further examine gender expectations for men via a podcast discussing the ideas of toughness and tenderness in adult men. Next you will investigate resources comparing parenting, schooling, work and health reports of U.S. men and women.

http://www.npr.org/2014/09/12/348010240/art-of-manliness-is-finding-a-balance-between-tough-and-tender

Homework: Final Projects Presented June 16 - Keep working and include a works cited slide

 


WH: June 9, 2016

Posted by Ms. Gallagher on June 8, 2016 at 8:55 PM

Objective: Dramatize the processes of problem solving and resolution employed by the United Nations. Solve problems experienced by countries around the world.

Class Activities: Today we will discuss the structure, purpose and activities of the U.N. globally. After watching and introductory video, you will research a specific global issue, report on the problems or issues needing improvement, summarize the efforts of the UN to improve conditions and rate the effectiveness of the UN on these issues.

Homework: Final Exam Period 2: Wednesday 6/15 Period 6: Friday 6/17

US2: June 8, 2016

Posted by Ms. Gallagher on June 7, 2016 at 7:55 PM

Objective: Interpret and apply American public and governmental reactions to the September 11th attack to Americans foreign and domestic policy.

Class Activities: Today we will begin viewing the film produced by National Geographic: Inside 9/11.

Homework: Final Exam June 20, keep up with your final review sheets

Soc: June 8, 2016

Posted by Ms. Gallagher on June 7, 2016 at 7:45 PM

Objective: Apply socialization and gender stereotypes to explain biases when men and women behave the same and are assessed differently. Assess the expectations of men and meanings of masculinity.

Class Activities: Today we will examine two video prompts to assess differing responses of men and women to other men and women in who behave similarly or are in similar roles. Next we will examine media portrayal of male stereotypes, define masculinity, and define femininity.

Homework: Final Projects Presented June 16 - Keep working and include a works cited slide

WH: June 8, 2016

Posted by Ms. Gallagher on June 7, 2016 at 7:45 PM

Objective: Examine the outcomes of globalization on workers in developing countries. Assess and discuss the positive and negatives outcomes of globalization.

Class Activities: We will begin by reviewing your globalization webquest. Next you will take your quiz. Then you will complete a reading on the United Nations in preparation for a simulation tomorrow. 

Homework: Final Exam Period 2: Wednesday 6/15 Period 6: Friday 6/17

US2: June 7, 2016

Posted by Ms. Gallagher on June 6, 2016 at 5:25 PM

Objective: Assess student understanding of the Clinton domestic policy. Assess student understanding of the foreign and domestic implications of 9/11 on U.S. policy.

Class Activities: TEST

Homework: Final Exam June 20th - work on final exam review sheets

Soc: June 7, 2016

Posted by Ms. Gallagher on June 6, 2016 at 5:20 PM

Objective: Analyze marketing strategy employed by LEGO that reinforced gender stereotypes. Assess consequences for boys and girls through exposure to gendered marketing. Examine scenarios of bias related to gender, present solutions to problem.

Class Activities: Today we will begin with a case study examining gendered marketing and toy production of LEGOS. Next you will work in groups to examine gender bias scenarios, identify problems and suggest solutions. 

Homework: Final Projects - Keep working and include a works cited slide  

WH: June 7, 2016

Posted by Ms. Gallagher on June 6, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Objective: Define globalization. Recognize evidence of globalization in your life today. Assess the positive and negatives outcomes of globalization.

Class Activities: Continue Globalization Webquest

Website Links:

http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/encyclopedia/globalization/?ar_a=1

Earth Pulse: Technology. Select the technology tab. First read the description and text below. http://www.nationalgeographic.com/earthpulse/technology.html

Earth Pulse: Cultures Blend into a Global Voice. Select the globalization tab. First read the description and text below. http://www.nationalgeographic.com/earthpulse/globalization.html

http://www.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424053111903454504576486421307171028

Homework: Final Exam Period 2: Wednesday 6/15 Period 6: Friday 6/17

Quiz Globalization Wednesday 

 

US2: June 6, 2016

Posted by Ms. Gallagher on June 5, 2016 at 4:45 PM

Objective: Analyze primary source document from September 2001 to determine American sentiment and policy decisions in the wake of 9/11.

Class Activities: Tdoay we will complete our unit of study through examination of an ABC news article written in September of 2001. We will assess public opinion, goals, policies outlined, concerns and how they reveal future actions of the U.S. abroad. Next we will look at a map and assess American military presence abroad, the strategy and motivation behind the locations and troops around the world. 

Homework: Test Tomorrow Clinton and Bush 

Soc: June 6, 2016

Posted by Ms. Gallagher on June 5, 2016 at 4:40 PM

Objective: Analyze marketing strategy employed by LEGO that reinforced gender stereotypes. Assess consequences for boys and girls through exposure to gendered marketing.

Class Activities: Today we will begin with the sex stereotyping survey and dicuss your reaction to the acticle and questions. Next we will look at LEGO as a case study for gendered marketing and assess how boys and girls are socialized to learn different roles and develop different skills through their exposure to different lego toys.

Homework: Final Projects - Keep working and include a works cited slide 

WH: June 6, 2016

Posted by Ms. Gallagher on June 5, 2016 at 4:40 PM

Objective: Define globalization. Recognize evidence of globalization in your life today. Assess the positive and negatives outcomes of globalization.

Class Activities: Today we will begin by going over the final exam study guide and expectations. Next you will begin working on a webquest further investigating exchanges of information, technology, people and money between countries around the world

Website Links:

http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/encyclopedia/globalization/?ar_a=1

Earth Pulse: Technology. Select the technology tab. First read the description and text below. http://www.nationalgeographic.com/earthpulse/technology.html

Earth Pulse: Cultures Blend into a Global Voice. Select the globalization tab. First read the description and text below. http://www.nationalgeographic.com/earthpulse/globalization.html

http://www.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424053111903454504576486421307171028

Homework: Final Exam Period 2: Wednesday 6/15 Period 6: Friday 6/17

US2: June 3, 2016

Posted by Ms. Gallagher on June 2, 2016 at 6:10 PM

Objective: Assess the presidential and public response to the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Understand goals and motives American interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan in the early 21st century.

Class Activities: Today we will examine the U.S. motivations for intervention in Afghanistan and Iraq in 2001 and 2003. We will look at the domestic installements following the 9/11 attacks and examine an article written in the days after September 11. 

Homework: Test on Tuesday 6/7

Soc: June 3, 2016

Posted by Ms. Gallagher on June 2, 2016 at 6:10 PM

Meet in the Senior Cafeteria for Intergenerational Studies!

Final Projects ready to present June 16th

WH: June 3, 2016

Posted by Ms. Gallagher on June 2, 2016 at 5:55 PM

Objective: Define globalization. Recognize evidence of globalization in your life today. Assess the positive and negatives outcomes of globalization.

Class Activities: Today we will define and examine globalization. We will brainstorm what this term may mean and then recognize all the materials that are required to assemble a small candy bar and use a map to locate where these materials originate from. Next we will compare "globalization" in the 17th century to globalization today. 

 Homework: None 

US2: June 2, 2016

Posted by Ms. Gallagher on June 1, 2016 at 9:20 PM

Objective: Assess the presidential and public response to the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Understand goals and motives American interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan in the early 21st century.

Class Activities: Today we will assess the foreing policy decisions of President Bush in Afghanistan and Iraq. We will also discuss his domestic policy changes, the creation of the Department of Homeland Security, and new security measures. 

Homework: Electoral College Article Due Tomorrow typed

Soc: June 2, 2016

Posted by Ms. Gallagher on June 1, 2016 at 8:35 PM

Objective:  Analyze marketing strategy employed by LEGO that reinforced gender stereotypes. Assess consequences for boys and girls through exposure to gendered marketing.

Class Activities: Today we will review your results of the sex stereotype survey, article and questions. Next you willl work in groups to reocognize how socialization has contributed to gender stereotypes. We will then conclude with a case study on legos and advertising. 

Homework: Intergenerational Studies Tomorrow! Questions must be prepared and Contributions 


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