American Studies - Weekly Class Details

 

Week 13: November 12 - November 16

Day

Topic

The Marne

In Class Today

Honors Assignment

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Warm-up: First Battle of the Marne.  The students viewed a clip from “The Great War” taking the war to Christmas of 1914.  We then examined a piece on shell-shock.

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Young Indiana Jones

Young Indiana Jones

Young Indiana Jones

Verdun and the Somme

The students viewed part 1 of “Trenches of Hell”

The students viewed part 2 of “Trenches of Hell”

The students viewed part 3 of “Trenches of Hell”.  The class received and read “Dreamer’s”.  We then began our pre-writing activity

A clip on Verdun was viewed and a corresponding worksheet completed.  The Battle of the Somme was then viewed

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Complete pre-write

Poem - write your rough draft

Youtube Movie: Trenches of Hell

Pt 1, 2,  2:45 of pt. 3

Youtube Movie: Trenches of Hell

Pt 3, 4, 7:00 of pt. 5

Academic Assignment

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Complete pre-write

Poem - write your rough draft