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Students used web sites to research 1st Amendment cases. Students generated their own synopsis of the cases and presented their findings to class.

Dallas - 11th grade American Cultures
Introduction to possible conspiracy theories in the study of the assassination of JFK. Students will view two sites to review different possibilities.

Homan, Hammer, Borgmann, Dallas, and Wilus - 11th grade American Cultures
1st lesson is comparing and contrasting the Vietnam War Memorial to that of previous American war memorials and the second is a leeson on analyzing the presidential legacy of Richard Nixon after Waterate.



Maurer - Government 5.0 - Presidential Powers Activity
Presidential powers and roles activity using laptops and blog entries. For simplicity's sake, the blogs entries are attached as Word documents below:


Maurer - Topics in American Life 6.0./ - Global Warming podcasts
Lesson, in groups of 3 or 4, first answer about 20 research questions concerning Global Warming about the theory, the scientific evidence, and the scientific and political debate. Watch two examples of videos promoting a specific point of view on G.W. (one promoting taking action, the other discouraging it). Then create a 5-10 minute video that serves as a public announcement representing your group’s position on G.W.
View videos in class.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpQobGoT5bI
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OK1b7OFw3fk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4r-AW0-v4Gw


Maurer - American Govt. 5.0 - Students use laptops to research Congress, then use video cameras and laptops to create a 5-minute long educational video explaining some aspect of Congress (after having viewed "I'm Only a Bill" as an example).


Maurer - Topics in American Life 6 Criminal Justice Mock-Hearing - Students research five murder cases in which juveniles were sentenced to life in prison. In teams of two or three, they argue for or against some form of executive clemency for the defendant.


Borgmann - American Cultures 4/5 Lesson #1 Research Paper Tiered/chunked electronic research using web, bookmarks and easybib

Borgmann American Cultures 4/5 Lesson#2 4th Marking Period Project Key concepts addressed through directed exploration using the web and bookmarks.

Borgmann American Cultures 4/5 Lesson #3 collaborated with Dwight Homan. Using the internet to research your possible career.

Borgmann American Cultures 4/5 Lesson #4 collaborated with Dwight Homan. Students will use the internet to research WWII propaganda used by the Nazis and Americans. Students will compare and contrast the propaganda by creating a nonlinear power point.

Maurer Global Warming podcasts
Course: Topics in American Life 6.0./

Lesson, in groups of 3 or 4, first answer about 20 research questions concerning Global Warming about the theory, the scientific evidence, and the scientific and political debate. Watch two examples of videos promoting a specific point of view on G.W. (one promoting taking action, the other discouraging it). Then create a 5-10 minute video that serves as a public announcement representing your group’s position on G.W.

View videos in class.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpQobGoT5bI
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OK1b7OFw3fk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4r-AW0-v4Gw




Henry/ Mostert/Daughton/Veneziale/Ruch/Kavalow-Huie/Daywalt
Social Studies Year #3 - World Cultures - Pro / Anti Globalization


Henry/ Mostert/Daughton/Veneziale/Ruch/Kavalow-Huie/Daywalt
Social Studies Year #3 - World Cultures - Wikispaces assignment


Henry/ Mostert/Daughton/Veneziale/Ruch/Kavalow-Huie/Daywalt
Social Studies Year #3 - World Cultures - Increasing Globalization


Henry/ Mostert/Daughton/Veneziale/Ruch/Kavalow-Huie/Daywalt
Social Studies Year #3 - World Cultures - Culture Changes



Hammer-American Cultures 4.0/5.0/6.0- WWI- American Views on US entry into the war



Hammer/Masty -American Cultures 6.0 - Atomic Bomb Statements : Students must move to an area of the class when the statements are read. Then each group that either Strongly Agrees, Agrees, Disagrees, Strongly Disagrees, or is Not sure must discuss their position and send a represenative or scribe to the Promethean Board and write or justify why they feel they do about the statement regarding the Atomic Bomb.



Masty/Hammer - American Cultures 6.0 - Presidential Report Card
Students using the Internet via CFF labtops must analyze, critique and grade with justification US Presidents Foreign and Domestic Policies for a given Presidential Administration.



Homan/Hammer/Wilus/Dallas/Borgmann - American Cultures 4.0/5.0 - Virtual Tour 1950's


Dallas - American Cultures - Virtual Tour of DC
Use this link to view the page on my wiki that contains links and instructions for completing a project brochure based on a differentiated virtual tour of Washington, DC.

Wilus-American Cultures Lesson 1-Graphic Organizer
Graphic Organizer on Hardship and Suffering during the Depression-Students can work indvidually or in groups and place answers on the board


Wilus-American Cultures Lesson 2-Webquest
Chapter 14-The Great Depression Webquest

Wilus-American Cultures Lesson 3- Chapter 13 Webquest-Internet Activity

Masty - American Cultures - Chapter 28 - The Politics of Identity - Graphic Organizer

Masty - AP American History -Supreme Court Chart

Masty - AP American History - Presidents' Chart


Masty - AP American History - Articles of Confederation Chart