World Studies Final World History Museum Connect three units from this year with one overarching theme Written: 4 paragraphs- 1 intro, 3 body (one per unit) Product: 1 museum model- must fit on a desk, see examples) Presentation- Explain your thesis to celebrity judges on the day of the final Work alone or in a group of 2 or 3.
Final Dates to remember: • May 22- After monument presentations • May 26- after Poverty Presentations • May 29 • June 1/2- block period, with laptops Vocabulary Post Test- same day as final, before Museum Presentations.
Get with you Museum Project Partners • Get out your notebooks and class work, and get a text book. • Get out your final assignment sheet. • Look over these documents and start putting together some prompts. Remember, a prompts needs a directive word from column one and a vocab word from column two to be complete. • Write as many of these as you can think of, then choose your TOP 3.
Some sample prompts Describe people’s fight for political, social and economic equality using examples from revolutions, economic development and imperialism. Explain the role technology and inventions has played in history using examples from cultural diffusion, economic development, imperialism or conflict. Identify exploitation of people throughout history in revolutions, economic development, imperialism or conflict. Compare reactionary and liberal responses to change using examples from cultural diffusion, revolutions, and economic development. Compare the role played by women in history using examples from revolutions, economic development and World War One. Compare human rights violations in history using examples from economic development, imperialism and conflict. Evaluate the effectiveness of different leaders throughout history using examples from revolution, economic development, imperialism or conflict.
Once you have a prompts you like…Re-Write your prompts as a Thesis Statement… Explain the role technology and inventions has played in history using examples from cultural diffusion, economic development, imperialism or conflict. Becomes…. Advanced technology gave an advantage to any culture that possessed it, whether exploring the globe, competing economically, or conquering others. Craft your thesis statements now….
Get your thesis out from yesterday… What do you need to talk about? Thesis: Human rights have been violated throughout history by governments trying to gain power. This is especially true of France during the French Revolution, in India during Imperialism and in Nazi Germany. Figure out the specific human rights being violated. How did these help Governments Gain Power? Find examples in French Revolution Find examples in India under English Domination Find examples in Nazi Germany Write your thesis out on a new sheet of paper and brainstorm all the things you will need to find to answer it.
Finals Work- set up a page (or 3 pages) like this: Thesis: Write your thesis here so you know what you will be proving. Unit 1- Specific Topic Everything you know about this topic! Unit 2- Specific Topic Everything you know about this topic! Unit 3- Specific Topic Everything you know about this topic!
Example: Thesis: Human rights have been violated throughout history by governments trying to gain power. This is especially true of France during the French Revolution, in India during Imperialism and in Nazi Germany. Unit 1- Human rights abuses during the French Revolution Rights: Life/Liberty/Property Violations- Reign of terror Death without a trial Mobs tearing people limb from limb Book burning Seizure of property Power- Chaos kept Robespierre in control. Unit 2- Human rights abuses during imperialism in India Rights: Life/Liberty/Property Violations- Starvation after forced famine Lower wages Restricted education No respect for religious differences Sepoy rebellion Power- Made British rich Unit 3- Human rights abuses in Nazi Germany Rights: Life/Liberty/Property Violations- Nuremberg laws Concentration Camps Genocide Propaganda Power- Hitler used Jews as scapegoat to make him a dictator
Use this list to review what we have learned this year.. Cultural Diffusion: Prologue, Chapter 3 - Chapter 4 and Chapter 6 Topics: origins of democracy, Greeks and Romans, Enlightenment, Judeo-Christian values Revolutions: Chapter 5 – Chapter 8 Topics: American Revolution, French Revolution, Napoleon, Haitian Revolution, Revolutions in South America Industrial Revolution: Chapter 9 Topics: Agricultural revolution, industrialization, working poor, capitalism, new technology, rise of unions, legal protection for workers Imperialism: Chapter 11 – Chapter 12 Topics: Rush for Africa, Menelik II, African resistance, Sepoy Rebellion, Opium wars, Boxer Rebellion, USA takes Japan and the Philippines Conflict: Chapter 13 – Chapter 15 and Chapter 16.3 Topics: WWI, Women in the War, effects of the war, causes and results of the war, Great Depression, Lost Generation, Totalitarianism, Fascism, Communism, Russian Revolution, Rape of Nanking.
The information you gather today will make up the body of your 4 paragraphs. Pick and choose what you need to prove or explain your thesis. You can also look for pictures, quotes, maps, diagrams and other visuals to add to your museum. These are throughout the chapters and especially in sections at the end…
Please do not talk at this time May 26 Due Date: Final due on the day of the final (Thursday/Friday) Vocab Post Test- Monday/Tuesday Notebook check- Friday this week! Purple papers due Friday. Please get out your charts from Friday!
Rooms: • For each room you will need to collect 4 pieces of evidence to prove your point. The evidence should relate to that unit and can be class work we’ve done, quotes from the textbook, pictures from the textbook or things you find. • What is a good item? What do you do with the item once you’ve found it? Lets Find Out!...
A Room on the French Revolution Thesis: Human rights have been violated throughout history by governments trying to gain power. This is especially true of France during the French Revolution, in India during Imperialism and in Nazi Germany. • Topic statement for room: Human rights were abused during the French Revolution. What are some quotes, pictures, charts, graphics and so on that might help prove your thesis? Remember, you will need to explain How each one supports your thesis in a label underneath. What you choose will depend on what you are trying to prove.
Mob Rule- no rule of law Capital Punishment without a fair Trial
Political cartoons showing oppression of the peasants and Peasants running riot… How could these be used to support your thesis?
Quotes! Maximilien Robespierre 1758 - 1794 April 24, 1793 - Declaration des droits de l'homme "Any law which violates the inalienable rights of man is essentially unjust and tyrannical; it is not a law at all." "Any institution which does not suppose the people good, and the magistrate corruptible, is evil." John Locke- “All mankind... being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.”
May 27 – 28Senior Teach In!Seniors will teach the whole school about Poverty.
June 1st • Quick! Review your Vocab for the Post Test! 5 minutes. • By the time you see me again, I will own this house:
What to Bring on the Day of the Final… • Your Text Book- To turn in to the Book Keeper. • Your Final Museum Model- Please put your name on the parts you did. • Notes on a piece of paper or 3X5 cards of what you will say during your presentation
What to do tonight… • Finish building your Museum. • Prepare your presentation. Who will say what to the Celebrity Judges? • Practice your presentation. You will only get to practice once before the judges arrive. Keep your presentation between 3 and 5 minutes. Unit Titles: Cultural Diffusion Revolution Industrialization Imperialism Conflict Use these unit titles as the label for each room in your museum.
Museum Model… • Needs to look like the examples: 4 rooms, clear labels for each room. • Can have small objects. • Needs a paragraph for each room, Thesis, Unit 1, Unit 2, Unit 3. • Needs 4 additional items: Pictures, maps, cartoons, objects, quotes, graphs, charts etc. more than one of each is OK. • Each additional item needs a label to say what it is and how it helps prove/support your thesis