Category Archives: Homework

Honors Social Studies – Homework #03

The google forms link for Homework #03 is up for Honors Social Studies students. This homework will not be officially assigned until tomorrow, Wednesday, September 28. The assignment is due Thursday, September 29.

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Upcoming Assignments for the Week of 09/26/16

Progress Reports

All students will receive progress reports on Wednesday (09/28/16) this coming week.

Homework – All Classes

1st and 2nd periods should be completing their 1st projects, which were assigned last Friday. 4th and 5th periods will receive their projects this coming week, delayed from this week.

Upcoming Assignments

Unit 1, Lesson 3 will finish up next week.

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Project #01

Honors Social Studies received two project rubrics today in class, of which they must do one, with the option to do both for bonus Cordova Cash. Projects will be due on Friday, September 30th.

Regular Social Studies classes will receive their project assignment this coming week, with corresponding due date announced in class.

Project rubrics can be found here.

Honors Social Studies – Homework #02

For this homework assignment, you have two choices:

  1. Use the physical copy you were given today in class and write your answers and label the map as indicated and turn in the assignment by Friday, September 16th; or
  2. Click on the following link and submit your assignment online by Friday, September 16th:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1441TTZBd0iShHbpTee5qerPTzHMS2386C0rmC5SR6s0

Homework – All Social Studies

If you did not finish your pre-assessment test today, it is homework due Tuesday, September 6th. If you have internet issues or other issues impacting your ability to access the internet, please let me know via email, remind, or in person.

Homework and Upcoming Events for the Week of 05/16/16

Homework

  1. Begin studying your notes from throughout the year for our upcoming Year-in-Review Test on Monday, May 23 through Wednesday, May 25 covering all of this year’s materials.

Upcoming Assignments

  1. We will finish working in our unit booklet, the Cold War, specifically as follows:
Lesson 7: Major Events of the Cold War Learning Activity Summarizer
1 Read vocab into own words Analogy
2 Read pp. 5 – 6 of the CWB 3-2-1
3 Read pp. 6 – 8 of the CWB and create a timeline One minute sentence
4 Read pp. 8 – 9 of the CWB and answer D.Q. on p. 9 Key word: This is an acrostic of the concept of the Cold War and students write sentences for each letter that summarizes information they have learned.
5 Vietnam War – notes (on Monday, May 16) Jeopardy Questions: Create one lower-order and two higher-order discussion questions for the table on p. 4 of CWB that compares/contrasts the U.S. and U.S.S.R.
Graphic Organizer Graphic Organizer: Create a sequential graphic organizer illustrating the major events of the Cold War, complete with citation.

 

Culminating Assignment Using your graphic organizer above, write a paragraph or longer argument that identifies the most pivotal moment in the entire Cold War, complete with an explanation as to why that moment was so pivotal, including the consequences if that moment had turned out differently.

 

  1. We will also begin our final booklet for the year, the Civil Rights Movement, specifically as follows:
Lesson 8: Civil Rights Movement Learning Activity Summarizer
1 Read “Nonviolence vs. Jim Crow (1942)” on pp. 4 – 7 of the Civil Rights Movement Booklet (“CRMB”). Answer discussion questions on p. 7 Compare/Contrast graphic organizer
2 Close reading pp. 8 – 9 of the CRMB on “Emmett Till (1955)”. Answer discussion questions on p. 9. Video Clip. 3-2-1
3 Read pp. 10 – 13 of the CRMB on “MLK vs. Malcolm X.” Answer discussion questions on p. 13 Compare/contrast graphic organizer
4 Read pp. 15 – 19 of the CRMB on the “Montgomery Bus Boycott.” Answer discussion questions on pp. 15, 17 – 19 regarding ordinary citizen actions prior to, during, and after the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Sequential graphic organizer
5 Read p. 14 of the CRMB, MLK’s “I have a Dream” speech – excerpt (1963). Answer discussion questions on p. 14 querying the present prevalence of the objectives MLK laid out in his speech. Letter
Graphic Organizer Graphic Organizer: Create a sequential graphic organizer illustrating the major events of the Civil Rights Movement, complete with citation.

 

Culminating Assignment Using your graphic organizer above, write a paragraph or longer argument that answers the following questions: How can the life of one individual create change for an entire society? How can the day-to-day choices we make impact our effect on society?

 

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Homework and Upcoming Events for the Week of 05/02/16

Homework

  1. Continue adding events from Unit 5 to your online timeline.
  2. Study our Unit 5 Booklet: World War II and the Cold War, for our upcoming Quarter 4 Quiz 4 on Friday, May 06, covering Lessons 4 and 5 as indicated in upcoming assignments below.

Upcoming Assignments

  1. We will continue working in our new unit booklet, World War II and the Cold War, specifically as follows:
Lesson 4: World War II Learning Activity Summarizer
A Read booklet pp. 6 – 16 $2.00 summary
B Discussion Questions pp. 6 – 7 One Word summary w/ explanation
C Primary source analysis – Propaganda posters pp. 8 – 9 Graphic organizer p. 10
D Discussion Questions pp. 11 – 13 One Word summary w/ explanation
E Discussion Questions pp. 13 – 16 One Word summary w/ explanation
F Close reading pp. 16 – 17 Timeline of major events
Culimating Assignment Link the terms and concepts you have learned in this lesson with Lesson 4 in Unit 5: The Causes of WWII, by creating a unified graphic organizer.

 

Lesson 5: The End of World War II Learning Activity Summarizer
1 Read about Yalta and Potsdam Conferences pp. 18 – 19 $2.00 summary per conference
2 Close reading on the decision to drop the atomic bomb. Students will take on the role of the President of the U.S. in a televised speech to address the decision they reach. Cartoon summary
3 Complete discussion questions on the end of the war in the Pacific, on p. 21 One Word summary w/ explanation
4 Close reading on the Holocaust p. 22 and slideshow analysis of various scenes from the concentration camps. One Word summary w/ explanation
5 Read Cold War intro p. 13 3-2-1
Culimating Assignment Craft one sentence that summarizes the lesson. Students can work in groups of four. Determine then share best from each group.

 

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Homework and Upcoming Events for the Week of 04/25/16

Homework

  1. Continue adding events from Unit 5 to your online timeline.
  2. Study our Unit 5 Booklet: World War II and the Cold War, for our upcoming Quarter 4 Quiz 3 on Friday, April 29, covering Lessons 3 and 4 as indicated in upcoming assignments below.

Upcoming Assignments

  1. We will continue working in our new unit booklet, World War II and the Cold War, specifically as follows:
Lesson 3: Causes of World War II Learning Activity Summarizer
A Rewrite Key Vocabulary from booklet p. 4 into your own words Analogy for each term
B Close Reading of the booklet pp. 1 – 3 $2.00 summary
C Graphic Organizer – Prior Wars p. 2 Cartoon summary
D Read about war leadership pp. 4 – 5 One word summary of each leader
E Discussion Questions pp. 2, 3, 5 One Word summary w/ explanation
Culimating Assignment Link the terms and concepts you have learned in this lesson with Lesson 4 in Unit 5: The Causes of WWII, by creating a unified graphic organizer.

 

Lesson 4: World War II Learning Activity Summarizer
A Read booklet pp. 6 – 16 $2.00 summary
B Discussion Questions pp. 6 – 7 One Word summary w/ explanation
C Primary source analysis – Propaganda posters pp. 8 – 9 Graphic organizer p. 10
D Discussion Questions pp. 11 – 13 One Word summary w/ explanation
E Discussion Questions pp. 13 – 16 One Word summary w/ explanation
F Close reading pp. 16 – 17 Timeline of major events
Culimating Assignment Link the terms and concepts you have learned in this lesson with Lesson 4 in Unit 5: The Causes of WWII, by creating a unified graphic organizer.

 

Contact Mr. Cordova @ Raymond.Cordova@dpsnc.net

Homework and Upcoming Events for the Week of 04/18/16

Homework

  1. Continue adding events from Unit 5 to your online timeline.
  2. Study our Unit 5 Booklet: World War II and the Cold War, for our upcoming Quarter 4 Quiz 2 on Friday, April 22.

Upcoming Assignments

  1. We will complete working in our unit booklet, The Great Depression and New Deal, specifically as follows:
Lesson 2: The New Deal Learning Activity Summarizer
A Rewrite Key Vocabulary from booklet p. 13 into your own words Analogy for each term
B Close Reading of the booklet pp. 8 – 11 $2.00 summary
C Graphic Organizer – New Deal Programs/Acts Cartoon summary
D Predictive and Interpretive Data Chart of various economic factors on p. 13 of booklet Mnemonic of the conclusions reached
Culminating assignment Create a cause and effect graphic organizer of each of the economic factors we have studied (GDP, Inflation, Unemployment, etc.)

 

  1. We will begin working in our next unit booklet, World War II and the Cold War, specifically as follows:
Lesson 3: Causes of World War II Learning Activity Summarizer
A Rewrite Key Vocabulary from booklet p. 4 into your own words Analogy for each term
B Close Reading of the booklet pp. 1 – 3 $2.00 summary
C Graphic Organizer – Prior Wars p. 2 Cartoon summary
D Read about war leadership pp. 4 – 5 One word summary of each leader
E Discussion Questions pp. 2, 3, 5 One Word summary w/ explanation

 

Contact Mr. Cordova @ Raymond.Cordova@dpsnc.net

Homework and Upcoming Events for the Week of 04/11/16

Homework

  1. Finish adding events from Unit 5’s The Roaring 20s and the Harlem Renaissance Booklet to your online timeline.
  2. Study our Unit 5 Booklet: The Great Depression and New Deal, for our upcoming Quarter 4 Quiz 1 on Friday, April 15.

Upcoming Assignments

  1. We will continue working in our new unit booklet, The Great Depression and New Deal, specifically as follows:
  Learning Activity Summarizer
A Rewrite Key Vocabulary from booklet p. 13 into your own words Analogy for each term
B Close Reading of the booklet pp. 8 – 11 $2.00 summary
C Graphic Organizer – New Deal Programs/Acts Cartoon summary
D Predictive and Interpretive Data Chart of various economic factors on p. 13 of booklet Mnemonic of the conclusions reached

Contact Mr. Cordova @ Raymond.Cordova@dpsnc.net