Saturday, May 12, 2018

Week 14- Dog tag, you're it!

We are so proud of each and every one of you for completing all that you did, whether you earned dog tags or not! It has been an absolute pleasure witnessing such hard work and dedication this semester. Kudos to you!

Next week we have our Nuremberg Trial!!!

1. Communicate with your team! Who is doing what?

2. Bring in your evidence to submit to the judges.

3. Dress appropriately.

4. Bring in your soldiers!!! We are having a special auction and the soldiers are the currency. Bring them!

5. Lunch- we are providing Subway for lunch!


BONUS- This is your lunch! Come prepared with an order. :)
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Saturday, May 5, 2018

Week 13- Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!



TO DO LIST-

1. Hero project- due May 10

2. Nuremberg trial prep
 
3. EVERYTHING IS DUE NEXT WEEK. EVERYTHING!!!!

Devotional- Benjamin 

IF I DIDN'T GIVE YOU CREDIT FOR SOMETHING YOU'VE DONE- LET ME KNOW!

Alonnah- 2 movies, Flags of Our Fathers, Hero Project, 3 interviews and papers 5, 6, 7 and 8

Anthony- 1 movie, The Dream Giver, The Hiding Place, Flags of Our Fathers, Hiroshima,  Hero Project, 3 interviews, papers 3, 4 and 8

Ethan-2 movies?, The Dream Giver, Flags of Our Fathers, Hero Project, 2 interviews

Reina- 2 movies, WWII Timeline, Hero Project, 3 interviews

Madisen- 4 movies, The Dream Giver, Children of The Dust Bowl, The Hiding Place, Hero Project, 3 interviews, papers 2, 3,4, 5, 6, 7 and 8

Taylor- 3 movies, The Dream Giver, Flags of Our Fathers, WWII Timeline, Hero Project, 3 interviews, papers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8

Paige- The Hiding Place, Hero Project, 1 interview

Levi- 4 movies, Flags of Our Fathers, WWII Timeline, Hero Project, 3 interviews, papers, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8

List of papers:
1. Write your definition of a hero. Then list at least 3 of your heroes and why they fit that definition.

2. "What people in the past have been held in bondage? Give one good example of this and the cause of their adversities. Is this bondage still happening? Why are why not?"

3. Make a list of leaders you admire. Choose one and write about what traits they have to make you admire your chosen leader.

4. When is it right to fight for an other's country's freedom?

5.  What level of impact is possible for one person to achieve for good or bad?  Give examples to support your answer.

6.  What do you personally have in common with the people you have chosen for your hero project?



7. Write a letter home as if you had been apart of the d-day invasion.


8. Should we have dropped the bomb? Why or why not?


BONUS
"Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"



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Monday, April 30, 2018

Week 12- The Bomb

To do list-

1. Writing assignment- Should we have dropped the bomb? Why or why not?
2. Read the Nobel Peace Prize speech by Elie Wiesel
3. Read at least 1 White Rose Society leaflet (given to you in class)

Hero Project, interviews and EVERYTHING is due MAY 10. Having trouble? Let me know ASAP.

Devotional- Taylor



BONUS
EVERYTHING IS DUE MAY 10
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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Week 11- D-Day- GO GO GO!

The skies clear and BAM! We storm the beaches at Normandy!

You have much to catch up on. Your TO DO lists are as follows:

EVERYBODY
1. Writing assignment- What would you have done in Eisenhower's position? and why?
2. Finish the book Hiroshima. Guaranteed awesome treat for completing it!!! Due next week, April 29th.
3. Bring in a discussion question for Hiroshima.
4. Finish your interviews
5. Finish your Hero Project

Devotional- Paige



BONUS- This is what you still have yet to turn in!!!

IF I DIDN'T GIVE YOU CREDIT FOR SOMETHING YOU'VE DONE- LET ME KNOW!

Alonnah- 4 movies, Flags of Our Fathers, Hero Project, 3 interviews and papers 4, 5 and 6

Anthony- 2 movies, The Dream Giver, The Hiding Place, Flags of Our Fathers, Hero Project, 3 interviews, papers 3, 4, 5, 6

Ethan-2 movies?, The Dream Giver, Flags of Our Fathers, Hero Project, 2 interviews and paper 1

Reina- 3 movies, WWII Timeline, Hero Project, 3 interviews, paper 3

Madisen- 4 movies, The Dream Giver, Children of The Dust Bowl, The Hiding Place, Hero Project, 3 interviews, papers 2, 3,4, 5, 6

Taylor- 3 movies, The Dream Giver, Flags of Our Fathers, WWII Timeline, Hero Project, 3 interviews, papers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Paige- 4 movies, The Hiding Place, Flags of Our Fathers, WWII Timeline, Hero Project, 2 interviews, papers 5, 6

Levi- 4 movies, Flags of Our Fathers, WWII Timeline, Hero Project, 3 interviews, papers, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

List of papers:
1. Write your definition of a hero. Then list at least 3 of your heroes and why they fit that definition.

2. "What people in the past have been held in bondage? Give one good example of this and the cause of their adversities. Is this bondage still happening? Why are why not?"

3. Make a list of leaders you admire. Choose one and write about what traits they have to make you admire your chosen leader.

4. When is it right to fight for an other's country's freedom?

5.  What level of impact is possible for one person to achieve for good or bad?  Give examples to support your answer.

6.  What do you personally have in common with the people you have chosen for your hero project?


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Sunday, April 15, 2018

Week 10- Pearl Harbor!

Ships and planes and bombs...oh my!

I heard you had a wonderful Pearl Harbor simulation. General Poyer and Captain Hawkins are just amazing, aren't they?  The only acceptable answer to that question is a resounding "yes!"

TO DO list:
1. Writing assignment: What do you personally have in common with the people you have chosen for your hero project?
2. Document Study: Mark up Dwight D. Eisenhower's letter to the troops on D-Day
3. Hiroshima- Due April 26th
4. Work on your Hero Project- 10 heroes people!
5. Finish your interviews and write ups


Devotional: Alonnah

BONUS- This applies TO YOU!!!
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Friday, April 6, 2018

Week 9- San Diego is in trouble

Hi Everyone,
We hope you are enjoying your Spring Break and getting a lot of papers written!  (Didn’t you say that was your top activity during this week off?)

Last Thursday, we talked about Hitler’s attack on Stalin as well as the Japanese invasions.  The US and Japan’s relationship was on the verge of collapse many months ahead of Pearl Harbor. Hopefully, you have a new view of the Pacific theater.

HOMEWORK:

1) COMPLETE Flags of our Fathers and come prepared with a discussion question
2) Writing Assignment:  What level of impact is possible for one person to achieve for good or bad?  Give examples to support your answer. (We brainstormed this and I can’t wait to read your opinions on this!!)
3)DOCUMENT STUDY:  Pearl Harbor speech by FDR
4)READ Hiroshima - Due April 26
5) CONTINUE to work on your Hero Report, Interviews, and outstanding assignments

Next Thursday Taylor has the devotional!!


THANK YOU!!  Don’t forget our POP QUIZ.

PS - We missed Taylor and General Schmieder!!  We need you both back immediately!: )


BONUS USS Shaw
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Monday, March 26, 2018

Week 8- Herr Poyer and that guy from Kanada!

Greetings all!

Thank you for playing along last week during our simulation! Benjamin looked and sounded a little more realistic than what I had envisioned. Kudos to Ben for exceeding our expectations!

To do list-
1. Paper- When is it right to fight for the freedom of another country?
2. Read Flags of Our Fathers- due this Thursday!    
3.Work on your interviews and overdue assignments
4. Hero Projects are due May 10th

Devotional- Reina


BONUS

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