WEEK

DAYS

CH/SECT/PP

THEME

CRITICAL TOPICS

ACTIVITIES

8/29

2

17.4   483-9

Expansion in Asia

British rule in India

Meiji Japan

Sino-Japanese War

imperialism in SE Asia

U.S. interest in Pacific

PSD: Prince Ito’s Diary

Map: Asia c.1900

 

(assign reading day 0)

9/5

1

17.5  490-3

Imperialism in Latin America

Spanish-American War

Panama Canal

Roosevelt Corollary

Video: Panama Canal (part A)

 

(assign reading day 2 above)

9/12

4

(continue

   above)

 

_____________________

[Research Project]

 

___________________

Video: part B

QUIZ_______________________________

 

Begin research project

(topic selections / library lessons)

9/19

4

 

[Research Project]

 

 

 

Continue research project

9/26

4

 

[Research Project]

 

 

 

Continue research project

10/3

4

 

[Research Project]

 

 

Conclude research project (due Friday)

10/10

2

18.1  506-11

Setting the Stage for War

Alliances

Balkan “Powder Keg”

WWI begins

PPT: Alliances

Group Activity: Making Alliances

10/17

4

18.2   512-18

 

___________

18.3   519-21

New Kind of War

 

_____________________

Russian Revolution

Innovations in warfare

Early war years

U.S. enters WWI_____        

Russia in WWI

Lenin

Group Activity: WebEx: Weapons of

    World War I (days 1, 2)

___________________________________

PSD: Communist Manifesto

Discuss: Russian Revolution

10/24

4

18.4  522-5

___________

18.5  526-31

Terms of Peace

_____________________

Creating a “New” Europe

14 Points

Paris Peace Conference

Treaty of Versailles

League of Nations

 

Group: Versailles Redux (days 1-3)

___________________________________

CHAPTER TEST (day 4)

10/31

4

19.1   536-41

 

 

19.2  542-5

Postwar Era

 

_____________________

Postwar Prosperity Crumbles

Advancements in

   culture, technology

consumerism_________

causes of Depression

effects of Depression

New Deal

PPT: America c.1900 (days 1-2)

 

___________________________________

PPT: Causes of Great Depression (day 3)

PSD: Two Inaugural Addresses (day 4)

 

 

11/7

4

19.3  546-50

 

___________

19.4  551-6

Political Tensions

 

_____________________

Fascist Dictatorships

France

Great Britain

Eastern Europe_______

Mussolini

Hitler

Map: Europe Before/After WWI (days 1-2)

 

___________________________________

PPT: Rise & Fall of the Weimar Republic

(days 3-4)

11/14

4

19.5  557-61

Soviet Dictatorship

Lenin

Stalin

Mao

 

Discuss: Communism v. Capitalism_______

Chapter review (day 3)

CHAPTER 19 TEST (day 4)

11/21

1

 

[GP-2006 Day]

 

 

 

 

11/28

4

20.1  566-9

British Empire Post-WWI

Egypt , Middle East

India

 

 

 

 

12/5

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

20.3  573-7

 

___________

20.4  578-81

 

 

Unrest in China

 

_____________________

Imperialism in Japan

 

 

Qing Dynasty ends

Formation of Republic

Growth of Communism

Expansionism

problems of moderni-

   zation

Militarism

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/12

3

21.1  590-93

Threats to World Peace

Japan in Manchuria

Italy in Ethiopia

Spanish Civil War

CHAPTER TEST

 

JANUARY TO MAY 2006

WEEK

DAYS

CH/SECT/PP

THEME

CRITICAL TOPICS

ACTIVITIES

1/2/06

3

21.2  594-8

 

21.3  599-

   603

Hitler’s Aggressions

_____________________

Axis Gains

Austians & Czechs

Appeasement________

fall of France

Battle of Britain

U.S. involvement

 

___________________________________

1/9

4

21.4  604-8

Soveit Union & U.S.

Eastern Europe

 

CHAPTER QUIZ

1/16

3

21.5  609-11

Holocaust

 

 

 

 

1/23

4

21.6  612-17

End of the War

 

 

 

CHAPTER QUIZ

1/30

4

22.1  628-32

 

___________

22.2  633-8

Aftermath of War in

    Europe

_____________________

Origins of the Cold War

 

 

 

___________________

 

 

 

 

 

 

2/6

4

22.3  639-44

 

___________

22.4  645-49

Reconstruction in Europe

 

_____________________

U.S. and Canada

 

 

 

2/13

3

23.2  660-66

Communist China

 

 

 

CHAPTER 22 TEST

2/20

2

23.3  667-70

Japanese Miracle

 

 

 

2/27

4

23.5  678-81

Asian Prosperity

 

 

 

CHAPTER 23 TEST

3/6

4

24.3  699-

   705

 

 

24.4  706-13

Nationalism in the Middle

   East

 

War, Revolution and Oil

 

 

 

 

 

CHAPTER 24 QUIZ

3/13

4

 

 

 

[PROJECT 8TH GRADE]

4/3

3

25.3  730-36

Nations of the Caribbean

 

 

 

 

4/10

3

26.1  748-55

Industrial Powers of

   North America

 

 

4/17

4

26.3  764-71

Fall of Communism

 

 

 

4/24

2

26.4  772-7

A Day that Changed the

   World

 

Video: CNN Remembers 9/11

5/1

1

 

 

 

[SPRING TRIP]

5/8

4

27.3  798-

   801

Human Rights

 

 

 

CHAPTERS 25-27 TEST

5/15

4

 

 

 

TBA

5/22

 

 

 

 

TBA

5/29

 

 

 

 

FINAL EXAMS