Homework





No "Zoom."  I will be posting weekly assignments through my webpage, however, those assignments are optional (I do encourage you to do the optional weekly work via webpage).  My instructional hours are on Wednesdays from 12:00-1:30, whereupon, any questions about the assignments you may have can be answered quickly through email during this time.  Additionally, my office hours are on Fridays from 9:00-10:30, where once again, please feel free to email me any questions pertaining to social studies.

Regards, 

Mr. Woodie


School Year 2019-2020

Week of August 26th - 29th


US II History Introduction

Code of Behavior Review and Test

Code of Behavior Test on Wednesday, August 28th or Thursday, August 29th



Weekly Question: What is your favorite State in America?  Why? Give 3 facts about it.  What is your least favorite State in America?  Why? Give 3 facts about it.   

Due Wednesday, August 28th


PLEASE NOTE:

You must  WRITE DOWN the above QUESTION(S) along with ANSWER(S) on an INDEX CARD (Any size card)... please include your FIRST and LAST NAMES along with CORE NUMBER (Due Wednesday...place in "Weekly Question Mailbox."  Also, all answers must be completed in full sentences...no "bullets."


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Week of September 3rd - 6th


"Time-Capsule" project (Due Friday, September 6th)



Weekly Question: How did the physical features (geography) and diverse climates of the United States dictate each of the seven regions' settlement and population growth? (Hint: Food, clothing & shelter)  Also, how about the "noncontiguous" states? Which regions grew faster? Why, explain?


(Due Friday, September 6th)






Textbook Class-Work: 2 Worksheets & Map/Cities (Covering pages 12-31)... to be placed in Green-folder 

(Due Friday, September 6th)

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Week of September 9-13th

Weekly Question: Which region in the United States would you moved to in order to make your first million dollars as an entrepreneur?  Why?  What kind of business would you have?  What resources would you need? 

(Due Wednesday, September 11th)







Textbook Class-Work: 2 Worksheets on Regions (Covering pages 12-31)... to be placed in Green-folder 

(Due Friday, September 13th)




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Week of September 16th - 20th


Weekly Question: What is the difference between a "primary source" and a "secondary source" when studying history?  Give an example for each.  Which source, "primary" or "secondary" is more reliable? Explain why? Can they both be reliable?  Can they both be unreliable? Why or why not?

(Due Wednesday,  September 18th)



"Amusement Park Region Poster Project" 
(Due Thursday, September 19th)


  Friday, September, 20th,  Quiz on Regions


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Week of September 23rd - 27th



Weekly Question: Which state had the most number of slaves before and after the Civil War?  Which state had the least number of slaves before and after the Civil War? Also, explain the 13th, 14th & 15th Amendments. 

(Due Wednesday, September 25th)



Quiz on 13th, 14th & 15th Amendments
(Friday, September 27th)





Classwork: Textbook page 43 Questions 2, 3 & 4 

(Write questions and answers on a sheet of paper then place in Green-folder)

(Due Friday, September 27th)



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Week of September 30th - October 4th


Weekly Question: What beliefs do Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee & Frederick Douglass have in common?  How do all three of these leaders differ in thought?  Explain. Also, which one of the three do you think was the best leader and why? 
(Due Thursday, October 4th)


Green-folder: Write 3 diary entries, at least 60 words each (One as a Northerner, White Southerner & Ex-slave/new citizen living during the Reconstruction Period).  
(Due Thursday, October 3rd)


Quiz on Friday, October 4th (Lincoln, Lee & Douglass)




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Week of October 7th - 11th



Weekly Question: Which came first “Black Codes” or “Jim Crow Laws?” Which of the "Black Codes" the was worst?  Explain why?  Also, which of the "Jim Crow Laws" was the worst?  Explain why?  Finally, is there ever a time when separate but equal is good?  Explain why or why not? 
(Due Thursday, October 10th)





Scan-tron Test on Wednesday, October 9th
Study Your "Reconstruction" Review Packet 3a-c




Computer Test on Friday, October 11th
Study Your "Reconstruction" Review Packet 3a-c


Green-folder Work: Sharecropping Worksheet
(Due Friday, October 11th)


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Week of October 14th - 18th

Weekly Question: What does assimilate mean?  When is assimilation good?  When is it bad?  How were American Indians assimilated into our culture?  Name one successful native American Indian that became a citizen. Name one notable native American Indian that did not assimilate.  What year did all native American Indians become officially citizens? Are you surprised? Why or why not?


Due Friday, October 18th





Green-folder Work: Textbook page 61 Questions 1-5. (Write-out all questions and answers on plain sheet(s) of paper.)

Due Friday, October 18th



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Week of October 21st - 25th


Weekly Question: What does "Manifest Destiny" mean? How does it fit into America's "Westward-expansion"...write at least 50 words.

(Due Thursday, Oct. 24th)






Westward Expansion Quiz 4a & b
   
(Friday, October 25th)



Green-folder Work: Textbook page 61 Questions 6 & 7

(Due Friday, October 25th)



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Week of October 28th - November 1st



Weekly Question: What is the Dawes Act?  Who did it help?  Who did it hurt?  Who is Crazy Horse?  Who is General Sheridan?  Who is Chief Joseph?  Who is General Custer?  Who is Geronimo?  Who is Sitting Bull?  How did each feel about the "Westward Expansion" in the Great Plains?   

(Due Friday, November 1st)






Green-folder Work: Textbook page 61 Questions 8-12


(Due Friday, November 1st)




Westward Expansion Quiz (2a & 4a-e)
(Go over your Westward Expansion Review Packet)

Wednesday, October 30th



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START Quarter 2



Week of November 5th - 9th


(No School Tues., Nov. 5th & Wed., Nov. 6th)



Wednesday, November 7th  Westward Expansion Scantron Test


Thursday, November 8th Westward Expansion Computer Test


Friday, November 9th 
Washington, D.C. "Monument Field Trip"


No Weekly Question 



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Week of November 11th - 16th


(Holiday-Veteran's Day Mon., Nov. 11th)




Wednesday, November 13th Student Led Conferences 


No Weekly Question



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Week of November 18th - 22nd


Green-folder Work 
Textbook page 101 Questions 1-4

Due Friday, November 22nd


Industrialization Quiz 2b/4b-d

Friday, November 22nd





Weekly Question: What are some differences between immigrants and settlers?  What are some similarities between immigrants and settlers?  Which of the two would you say risked more coming to America? Explain. (30 words or more)

Due Friday, November 22nd


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Week of November 25th - 26th

No school from 27th - 29th



NO Weekly Question



Have a happy THANKSGIVING!!!


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Week of December 2nd - 6th




Weekly Question: What does industrialization mean?  Identify one good thing about industrialization and one bad thing about industrialization.  What kind of world would we live in without factories?  Which one the following big business leaders (John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, Cornelius Vanderbilt & J.P. Morgan) was the most important of all when it comes to making America an industrial power?  Explain.  Also, who was the least important?  Explain. 

(Due Friday, December 6th)



Green-folder Work/Textbook page 101 Questions 5-8
(Should complete this in class)

(Due Friday, December 6th)




Quiz on Industrialization & Immigration 

(Due Friday, December 6th)




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Week of December 9th - 13th



Weekly Question: Name the automobile maker that made "Assembly-line" work famous.  How did this approach to production help both consumers & businesses?  If you had a choice of working on an assembly-line or by yourself which one would you prefer?  Why?  Explain? Also, which approach would produce the most items?  Why? Explain?  Which approach would have the best quality items produced?  Why?  Explain? 

(Due Friday, December 13th)




Green-folder: Textbook page 101 Questions 9-11

(Due Friday, December 13th)



Game-board: Industrialization & Immigration

(Due Thursday, December 12th) 



Industrialization & Immigration Computer Test (4b-d)
Study Review Packet

Friday, December 13th


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Week of December 16th - 20th


Weekly Question: How did the use of electricity change the lives of Americans in the early 1900's?  Name and explain 10 household inventions that continue to make our daily chores easier.  What invention today that requires electricity is your favorite?  Why?


Good news, our history textbook may be accessed online...


Textbook via online: 4myclass.com 

Select: social studies online textbook

Username: LakeridgeS

Password: 22192S

Choose: USII Textbook

enjoy the reading!!!


Green Folder Work: Factory with "Assembly-line" Poster  (Due Thursday, December 19th) 



NO Quiz...


Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

HAPPY HOLIDAYS



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HAPPY NEW YEAR

'2020


Week of January 6th - 10th 



Weekly Question: List at least 4 accomplishments of Theodore Roosevelt.  What did he suggest America carry?  Also, how should America speak? Now, by answering these these two questions can you deduct Theodore Roosevelt's most famous saying?  What do you think it means?  (Hint: page 120 in textbook)


Due Friday, January 10th




Green-folder Work: Textbook page 129 Questions 1-3

Due Friday, January 10th


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Week of January 13th - 17th


Literary Circles Project "Truce" (Due Friday, Jan.17th)


Weekly Question: What is isolationism?  When World War I began why was America at first in favor of isolationism? Why did America enter the war?  Do you think it was a wise choice to join the fight?  (Due Friday, Jan. 17th)


DBQ/A Test "Captains of Industry" 
(Monday, Jan. 13th & Tuesday, Jan. 14th)



Green-folder: Textbook page 129 Question 6
(Due Friday,Jan. 17th)



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Week of January 21st-24th


Literary Circles "Truce"
(Chapters 1 & 2 Due Friday, Jan. 24th)



Weekly Question: What was the "Zimmermann Telegram" about?  Who sent it?  How did Americans react to it?  Explain in at least 30 words or more.  (Hint: Textbook page 124)
(Due Friday, Jan. 24th)



Spanish-American War & WWI Quiz 5a-c 
(Friday, Jan. 24th)




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START QUARTER 3

Week of January 27th - 31st


Weekly Question: Explain "The Treaty of Versailles" and why America did not sign it?  What is meant by reparations?  Also, explain why President Woodrow Wilson proposed his "Fourteen Points" at the end of World War I?  If Germany could choose between these two proposals, which one do you think they would pick?  Why?




Go over your Spanish-American & World War I Review Packet for Scantron Test on Friday, January 31st



Create two posters identifying the Allied Powers & Central Powers

Due Friday, January 31st



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Week of February 3rd - 7th




Weekly Question: What day and time did World War I officially end?  What was "Armistice-Day" and what is it called today? How many people died in "The War to End All Wars?" What significant disease did our soldiers bring back to America after World War I that killed thousands of people and could this happen again? Explain why and how?




Go over Spanish-American Review Packet 5a-c for 
Computer Test on Friday, February 7th




Green-folder Work: Monday, February 3rd 
Allied Powers & Central Powers Posters are DUE 



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Week of February 10th - 14th



Weekly Question: How did the "Roaring Twenties" get its name?  What were the years? Did World War I help create the "Roaring Twenties" in America?  Explain, why or why not? 

(Due Friday, February 14th)






Green-folder Work: Textbook page 145 do Questions 1-4 

(Due Friday, February 14th)



Library Project: 1920s and 1930s Literature, Art & Music 

(Due Friday, February 14th)


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Week of February 17th - 21st 



Weekly Question: What are business stocks? Why do people purchase them?  How do they help businesses?  Would you ever buy business stocks?  Why or why not?  Explain. 

(Due Friday, February 21st) 




Green-folder: Textbook page 145 Questions 5, 6 & 7

(Due Friday, February 21st) 



"Roaring Twenties" Quiz 6bc

(Friday, February 21st)




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Week of February 24th - 28th



Weekly Question: When and where was the "Dust Bowl" in America?  What caused it? How did people react to it?  What was a "black-blizzard" during this time? 

                                (Due Friday, February 28th)





Green-folder Work: Textbook pages 145 Questions 10, 11 & 12

(Due Friday, February 28th)




Roaring Twenties Computer 6bc Test 
(Go over Review Packet)

(Friday, February 28th)


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Weekly Question: What started the "Great Depression?" How long did it last...give the years?  What ended the "Great Depression?"  Who was the U.S. President when it started?  Who was the U.S. President when it ended?  Do you think we could have another "Great Depression?"  Why or why not?  Explain.

(Due Friday, March 6th)


Green-folder Work: Two "Great Depression" worksheets

(Due Friday, March 6th)


Library Talk on Wednesday, March 4th



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Week of March 9th - 13th



Green-folder: Textbook page 145 Questions 11 & 12
(Due Friday, March 13th)



Quiz: New Deal & Great Depression 6d
(Friday, March 13th)




Weekly Question: Why did America need the "New Deal" after "Black Tuesday" and "Black Thursday" in October of 1929?  What happened on "Black Tuesday" and "Black Thursday"...be specific? What was the "New Deal" all about?  Under which United States president did the "New Deal" begin?  List 6 facts concerning the "New Deal."
(Due Friday, March 13th)


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Week of March 16th - 20th

NO WORK THIS WEEK

SO, PICK-UP A GOOD BOOK AND READING  IT!


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Week of March 23rd - 27th


NO WORK THIS WEEK


SO, CONTINUE READING YOUR GOOD BOOK.


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Week of March 30th - April 3rd


Weekly Question: Why did, economically-speaking, "World War II" happen? Give at least four reasons while writing no-less than 60 words.

INCLUDE YOUR NAME & CORE NUMBER

(Due Friday, April 24th)

EMAIL ME YOUR WORK: woodiew@pwcs.edu



Good news, our history textbook may be accessed online...

Textbook via online: 4myclass.com 

Select: social studies online textbook

Username: LakeridgeS

Password: 22192S

Choose: USII Textbook

enjoy the reading!!!


Textbook Work: page 167 Question 1
(Due Friday, April 24th)

EMAIL ME YOUR WORK: woodiew@pwcs.edu



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Week of April 14th - 17th

In your own words, using the link below, write an essay (At least 60 words) answering the question How did Hitler come to power? 

(Go to "How Did Hitler Happen?") 

https://www.nationalww2museum.org/students-teachers/student-resources/explore-wwii-history



(Due Friday, April 24th)


Also, you may use your


Textbook via online: 4myclass.com 

Select: social studies online textbook

Username: LakeridgeS

Password: 22192S

Choose: USII Textbook


No "Zoom."  I will be posting weekly assignments through my webpage, however, those assignments are optional (I do encourage you to do the optional weekly work via webpage).  My instructional hours are on Wednesdays from 12:00-1:30, whereupon, any questions about the assignments you may have can be answered quickly through email during this time.  Additionally, my office hours are on Fridays from 9:00-10:30, where once again, please feel free to email me any questions pertaining to social studies.

Regards, 

Mr. Woodie



Please keep in touch...

Email me during my "Instruction Time"
 (Wednesdays 12-1:30) 

for quick responses to your questions at

woodiew@pwcs.edu 

or

 during my Office Hours 
(Fridays 9-10:30)



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Week of April 20th - 24th


Weekly Question: What is a dictator?  What major countries made-up the "Axis Powers" during World War II?  Who were their leaders?  Identify the three worst World War II leaders?  Why did you pick them? Explain. Bonus Question: What WWII leader was born on April 20th?


Try these links: 

https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/ushistory/worldwarii/

(username: woodbridgems   password: student)



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TBG22lv8yIc


(Due Friday, April 24th)

Green-folder Work: 
Textbook page 167 * Questions 4, 5 & 6

(Due Friday, April 24th)


Textbook via online: 4myclass.com 

Select: social studies online textbook

Username: LakeridgeS

Password: 22192S

Choose: USII Textbook


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Week of April 27th - May 1st

Weekly Question  


What major countries made-up the "Allied Powers" during World War II?  Who were their leaders?  Identify the three best World War II leaders?  Explain why you pick them? 

(Due Friday, May 1st)



Green-folder Work
Textbook page 167 * Questions 2 & 3

(Due Friday, May 1st)



Textbook via online: 4myclass.com 

Select: social studies online textbook

Username: LakeridgeS

Password: 22192S

Choose: USII Textbook



Bonus Work 
(username: woodbridgems   password: student)


Try these links:

Brainpop Worksheet https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/ushistory/worldwarii/worksheet/


Brainpop Quiz https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/ushistory/worldwarii/quiz/


Brainpop Time-line Game https://www.brainpop.com/games/timezonexworldwarii/


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Week of May 4th - 8th

Green-Folder Work:
Textbook page 167  Questions 5 & 6

(Due Friday, May 8th)



Weekly Question: What was Nazi Germany's "Final Solution?"  Explain.  What happened during "Kristallnacht?"  Explain.  Who had to wear a yellow "Star of David?"  Why?  What does the saying "Arbeit Macht Frei" mean?  Where would you find the saying?

(Due Friday, May 8th) 




Textbook via online: 4myclass.com 

Select: social studies online textbook

Username: LakeridgeS

Password: 22192S

Choose: USII Textbook



Bonus Work 
(username: woodbridgems   password: student)

Try these links:

https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/worldhistory/worldwariicauses/


https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/worldhistory/worldwariicauses/challenge/


https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/worldhistory/worldwariicauses/relatedreading/


https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/worldhistory/worldwariicauses/vocabulary/


https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/worldhistory/worldwariicauses/quiz/



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Week of May 11th - 15th



Weekly Question: Imagine if Nazi Germany had won the war, what would the world be like today? Would England, France, and the rest of Europe exist?  Would the United States still be here?  How would Nazi Germany treat the people of those conquered countries?  What kind of work would they have to do? What language would they speak?  


Green-folder Work:  Textbook page 167  Question 9


Textbook via online: 4myclass.com 

Select: social studies online textbook

Username: LakeridgeS

Password: 22192S

Choose: USII Textbook





Bonus Question: What happened on May 8, 1945?



(Hint) Try these links:







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Week of May 18th - 22nd



Weekly Question: Why was the atomic bomb used?  Who used it? How many times was it used? When and where was it used? How many lives were lost?  How many lives were saved?  Was it necessary to use?


(Due Friday, May 22nd) 

Green-folder Work: Textbook page 167 Question 10

Textbook via online: 4myclass.com 

Select: social studies online textbook

Username: LakeridgeS

Password: 22192S

Choose: USII Textbook



Bonus Question: What happened on VJ-Day?





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Week of May 25th - 29th


Weekly Question: What was the "Cold War?"  When did it start?  When did it end?  What two major countries did it involve?  Why did the "Cold War" end?  Do you think there will be another "Cold War?"  Why or why not and between which countries?  Explain.




Green-folder Work: Textbook page 187  Questions 1-3



Bonus Question:  What is Memorial Day and why do we celebrate it? (Falls on May 25th this year)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOcl17HIa7c



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Week of June 1st - 5th



Weekly Question: What was the "Cuban Missile-Crisis" all about?  When did it begin?  Name the 3 countries involved.  Name the leaders of those countries.  How did the crisis end?  Who was the winner?  Explain why?  How would you have handled the crisis?  Today, do these 3 countries get along?  Why or why not?




Bonus Question 1: Why was it called the "Cold War?"




Bonus Question 2: What was "Duck and Cover" in the 
                                            1950's & 60's all-about?




Please keep in touch...

Email me during my "Instruction Time"
 (Wednesdays 12-1:30) 

for quick responses to your questions at

woodiew@pwcs.edu 

or

 during my Office Hours 
(Fridays 9-10:30)




Good news, our history textbook may be accessed online...

Textbook via online: 4myclass.com 

Select: social studies online textbook

Username: LakeridgeS

Password: 22192S

Choose: USII Textbook


enjoy the reading!!!

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Week of June 8th - 12th



Weekly Question: What does "Globalism” mean?  List 3 positive things about globalism? List 3 negatives things about globalism? Do you support "Globalism?"  Explain why or why not?


Try links:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNejKHKSbl0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-eHj6bVU8w

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