Sunday, March 20, 2011

March 21-25

United States History
The Century America's Time: Boom to Bust

Video Guide
Create a Board Game (Two examples/Assignment and Rubrics):
http://vms.vale.k12.or.us/sites/vms.vale.k12.or.us/files/u13/Game%20Board%20Project.pdf
http://southcobbhs.typepad.com/files/board-game-rubric.pdf

Tips and Templates:
http://www.microsoft.com/canada/home/memories-and-crafts/articles/all-a-board-create-a-personalized-board-game.aspx
http://donnayoung.org/f11/homeschooling-f/boards/sf-03.pdf
Printable Money:
http://www.esl-lounge.com/phprint.php

English:
Tuesday's with Morrie
Discussion Prompts:
http://s4hpmorrie.wikispaces.com/file/view/student_questions_PDF.pdf

World Studies
"The Killing Fields"
Watch "In Pol Pot's Shadow"
Discussion questions in the link below:
http://hansengeorge.blogspot.com/2010/04/world-studies-cambodia.html
Pol Pot's Shadow:
http://www.pbs.org/frontlineworld/stories/cambodia/
Listen/Watch the podcast/ Answer the following questions:
Answer the following questions after watching/listening to the podcast (extra credit):
1. What was the Khmer Rouge?
2. When did the Cambodian Genocide take place?
3. How did it affect Pond's life? What happened to his family? How did he survive?
4. How did Pond's story affect you?
Additional Activities and Resources on the Cambodian Genocide:
http://www2.facinghistory.org/campus/BeTheChange.nsf/ArnPodcastClassroom?OpenForm
http://hansengeorge.blogspot.com/2010/04/world-studies-cambodia.html
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/teachers/lessonplans/world/cambodia_5-09.html

Internet Scavenger Hunt- The Middle East in Crisis
http://hansengeorge.blogspot.com/2011/03/uprisings-in-middle-east-lessons.html

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