This afternoon we will be tying up Stock Ticker from yesterday, and looking at the main causes behind the Great Depression. You will be taking notes, so please be ready to go as soon as class starts.
Today we are going to finish up the main concepts that you need to understand about the 1920s, and begin our stock market simulation (you will need this handout). If you want to play Stock Ticker at home, you should take a look at this website (yes, the game is addictive...Math can be fun! Honest ;) ).
Wow..uhm..those debates were "interesting"....
We are going to take some time during today's class to debrief re: the process, and more importantly the content (or lack there of...). We are also going to take another look at logical fallacies (using the graphic below this posting as a discussion starter/reminder.
We are also going to take a "time out" and focus on Essay Writing Skills (including how to write a proper annotated bibliography). I have put together a little booklet that I think will help you (you can grab it here). This Bibliographical Worksheet is excellent practice, and should be done for homework.
We are also going to take up the homework from a few days ago, and if there is time finish off the Defining Moments.
Today is the day that we have been preparing for...
The debate order will be: 1) The 20s (Overall, a great decade or a poor one?)
3) Women's Roles
All groups are asked to submit their thesis statements and their list of resources.
Oops! Here is the handout on 1920s slang that I wanted to share with you yesterday. Hopefully, you still think I am the bee's knees. ;)
Good luck on the test tomorrow (Thursday). I am at the Board Office, but will return on Friday.
I am very disappointed in the overall quality of the presentations and the lack of preparation (so far), and as a result, we will spend some time discussing how we can move forward and what the expectations should be for an informative and engaging seminar.
I have opened a channel on Today's Meet for you to post your questions as you prepare for the WWI Unit test on Thursday. This will be one of two tests you will be writing this year, as we work towards the skills necessary to be successful on the final exam.
I will be monitoring the channel, and providing clarification as necessary, but it is my hope that you can help each other to become more comfortable with the materials that we covered in class (30 heads are always better than 1 !!),
I will also be in Room 110 tomorrow at lunch if you need any extra help.
Only two groups provided me with a digital copy of their handout so that it could be posted on the website (for those who may have misplaced their printed copy from class). Ypres and St. Eloi Craters can be found by clicking on the hyperlinks attached to the names of the respective battles.
As you enjoy your Thanksgiving long weekend, I know most of you are spending at least a little time going over all your notes in preparation for Thursday's big test. Please also remember I am expecting big things from your presentations on Tuesday and Wednesday. Double check your rubrics to make sure that you have everything ready.
For those of you who would like to look at more topics on WWI then we covered in class, or would like some multimedia support to help with your review check out this amazing website.
This will be the on-line binder for the CHC2DI class.