American Studies - Weekly Class Details

 

Week 9: October 15 - October 19 

Day

Topic

North American Map

In Class Today

Honors Assignment

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MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY

In order to become familiar with North America, the students labeled a political map of the continent

Complete map activity (50 points)

U.S.S. Maine

Yellow Journalism

Yellow Journalism

The Spanish-American War

Following a brief lecture on the U.S.S. Maine, the class received the requirements by which a newspaper article is to be written.  The balance of the class was dedicated to writing.

After editing our articles, the class received the requirements for the front page activity and time was given for development.

Day 2 of newspaper creation. Final piece was airdropped by the end of class.

The class viewed a video clip on TR and the Rough Riders. The prospect of peace was debated.  The lead-out question: Is making peace easier following war OR is it easier to make peace without war?

Complete article for tomorrow’s class

Complete newspaper activity

(45 points)

None

None

Academic Assignment

Complete map activity (50 points)

Complete article for tomorrow’s class

Complete newspaper activity

(45 points)

None

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