World History Journal Sixth Six Weeks
Today’s Lesson A Day 4/23 B Day 4/24 • Warm-up: Journal prompt Germany after WWI • Notes lesson with film clips: The 1920s • Short notes quiz
Warm-up 4/23, 4/24 Journal Prompt: Write in sentences three reasons why the German people felt anger and hatred in the post WWI period. WH TEKS (11) History. The student understands the causes and impact of the global economic depression immediately following World War I.
Today’s Lesson A Day 4/30 B Day 5/1 • Warm-up: Totalitarianism • Begin Fascism Handout, Chapter 31, Sections 3 & 4.
Warm-up 4/25, 4/26 WH Government 19 (B) Identify the characteristics of totalitarianism. Journal Prompts: Answer in sentences. What are two ways individuals in a totalitarian state are molded into obedience? How would your life change if you lived in a totalitarian state? Chart on p. 776
Totalitarian leaders in the 20th century • Adolf Hitler (Germany) 1933-1945 • Benito Mussolini (Italy) 1925-1943 • Joseph Stalin (Soviet Union) 1929-1953 • Kim Il Sung (North Korea) 1948-1994 • Saddam Hussein (Iraq) 1979-2003
Pablo Picasso painted Guernica in1937 after Nazi planes destroyed the Spanish city. The canvas is huge 11 feet long X 25 feet long.
Today’s Lesson 5/2, 5/5 • Journal prompt: Winston Churchill • European and African Battles
Warm-up 5/2, 5/5 • Winston Churchill: British prime minister who rallied British people to fight on against Nazi aggression. • Churchill speech August 10, 1941 • Prompt: What was Churchill’s message to the British people? Winston Churchill 1874-1965 WH TEKS 12 B Explain the roles of various world leaders, including Benito Mussolini, Adolf Hitler, Hideki Tojo, Joseph Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill, prior to and during World War II
Journal Prompt A Day 5/2/2014B Day 5/5/ 2014 WH 12 G Explain the major causes and events of World War II • Pages 826 • What was the early response of the United States to its Allies in Europe? • What agreement did Roosevelt and Churchill make on September 4, 1941? • What did the agreement uphold? Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill aboard the battleship HMSPrince of Wales.
Today’s Lesson May 6-7 • Journal Prompt: Japanese Aggression • Vocabulary • Profiles in Courage • Group Activity: War in the Pacific • songs
Journal prompt A 5/6, B 5/7 • WH 12 G Explain the major causes and events of World War II, including Japanese imperialism and the attack on Pearl Harbor. • P. 827 • Why was President Roosevelt concerned about Japanese ambitions in Southeast Asia? What did he do to stop the Japanese advance • Pearl Harbor: Who? What? Where? When? Why?
Vocabulary WWII Pacific Front • Yamamoto • Pearl Harbor • Douglas MacArthur • Kamikaze • Atom Bomb • Harry Truman • Hiroshima • Nagasaki Poster Activity • Battle of the Coral Sea • Battle of Midway • Battle of Guadalcanal • Battle of Leyte Gulf • Iwo Jima • Manhattan Project
Today’s Lesson May 9,10 • Warm-up Hiroshima • Video: Weaponry • Chapter 32, section 5 notes • Comparison WWI and WWII
Warm-up May 9,10 • U.S. drops nuclear bomb on Hiroshima • HG WELLS: Prophet? Read pages 840-841 The Atomic Bomb. Prompt: Do you think President Truman made the correct decision by ordering the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki? Why or why not? Hiroshima after the U.S. dropped a nuclear bomb on August 6, 1945. Over 100,000 people died. WH 12 G Explain the major causes and events of World War II, including the German invasions of Poland and the Soviet Union, the Holocaust, Japanese imperialism, the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Normandy landings, and the dropping of the atomic bombs.
Today’s Lesson 5/10 5/12 • Warm-up: Holocaust • Review of WWII with clips • Posters on Island Hopping Campaign
Warm-up May 12, 13 Read “Hitler’s Final Solution” pages 833-834. Prompt: How could concentration camp doctors and guards have justified to themselves the death and suffering they caused other human beings? (C) explain the major causes and events of World War II, including the German invasions of Poland and the Soviet Union, the Holocaust, Japanese imperialism, the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Normandy landings, and the dropping of the atomic bombs.
Journal Entry Topics Chapters 31 & 32TEST FRIDAY 5/16 • German anger post WWI • Totalitarianism • Winston Churchill • Atlantic Charter • Japanese Aggression • Hiroshima • Final Solution
Today’s lesson 5/19, 5/20 • Warm-up Cold War geography • Guided reading notes: Chapter 33 Two Superpowers face off • Begin video: Communism and Socialism • Everyone is required to take notes for journal essay. • Journal essay due with submission of journal 5/27-5/28.
Warm-up May 5/19, 5/20 Also see the map on pages 852-853. Prompt: How did geography play an important role in U.S. and Soviet Cold War strategies? WH Geography 16(B) analyze the influence of human and physical geographic factors on major events in world history
Today’s lesson 5/21, 5/22 • Warm-up #1 Communists in Vietnam • Notes: Chapter 33, Sections 3 & 4 Cold War around the World • Continue video Communism and Socialism
Warm-up May 21/22 p. 868 Read “The Road to War” and “History Makers”. In 1945, Ho sent two telegrams to President Truman seeking a seat on an advisory commission which would define the fate of Indochina. Truman ignored him. Prompt: Why do you think the United States refused to deal with Ho Chi Minh in 1945? WH History 13 (C) Identify the following major events of the Cold War, including the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the arms race.
Fidel Castro • Face the Nation PHOTO: Cuban President Fidel Castro speaks during the May Day ceremony in Havana, May 1, 2006. AdalbertoRoque/AFP/Getty Images Castro public appearance January 2014
Today’s Lesson 5/23, 5/27 • Journal Prompt: Arms Race • Cold War Discussion Activity
Political Cartoon Prompt 5/23, 5/27 Herbert Block drew this political cartoon shortly after the Cuban missile crisis, the most serious U.S.–Soviet confrontation. Notice that, unlike many American politicians and journalists who were severely critical of the Soviet leader at the time, Block depicts Nikita Khrushchev as an equal of President Kennedy in struggling to contain nuclear war. Discussion Questions 1. Recognizing Purpose What message does this cartoon send to the leaders of the United States and the Soviet Union? 2. Making Judgments Considering the climate of the Cold War in 1962, do you think the spirit of this cartoon is overly optimistic? Why or why not? • “Let’s Get a Lock for This Thing,” from Herblock: A Cartoonist’s Life (Lisa Drew Books/Macmillan, 1993).
Communism & Socialism Journal Essay Sources: • Communism and Socialism Teacher’s Video Company. • World History Patterns of Interaction • Socialism and Marxism, The Communist Manifesto, The Future p. 648-649. • Stalinist Russia p. 775-780 • Maoist Transformation and Revolution p. 864-865 • Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolution p. 872-873 • Collapse of the Soviet Union p. 926-930 Student Work Product • Take at least one full page of notes on the sixty-minute film. One daily grade, required. • Write an essay about centrally planned economies using the video and text as sources. 20% of journal grade. • See next page form more details.
Communism & Socialism Journal Essay (Part II of instructions) Address these topics: • What were the goals of socialism and communism? • What was Karl Marx’ vision for communism? • How did the societies which adopted communism differ from his vision? • Who, What, Where, When, How Use details to describe attempts at using the communist system in • The Soviet Union • China • Cuba