Wednesday, Dec. 7th
Starter: FREE WRITE!
It has been awhile since we've had one of these! Take the next 10 minutes to write about whatever you want. You can tell a creative story, or describe your morning in as much detail as possible. Just keep writing for 10 minutes. It can be total stream of consciousness if you'd like.
Mock Trial Role Selection: Read over and then fill out the trial role selection handout with your top three preferences for your mock trial role. Make sure your name is on it!
Seminar Prep Work Time
Ticket Out The Door: With a partner, write down responses to these two prompts for me:
Mock Trial Roles have been established!! Here they are!
Tuesday, Dec. 6th: Day 2 of Japanese Internment Camp Historical Inquiry Seminar Prep
Look through these paintings depicting life at the Heart Mountain Relocation Camp in Wyoming by Estelle Peck Ishigo:
Work Time on Seminar Prep
Quick summary of what we watched in Snow Falling on Cedars on Friday (2 min)
Finish Snow Falling on Cedars (50 min.)
Starter 36: What is your reaction to the above video on my DP blog post for today? (10 min)
Ashley's introduction to Thursday's Seminar and the required prep (10 min)
SUGGESTIONS FOR YOUR WORK TIME THIS WEEK:
Starter: 10 minutes to review your notes, skim back through the readings, and get ready for discussion.
While you are reviewing, have your notebook out for Ashley to check this week's work. Have it opened to page 14, please!
Class Discussion of Zinn and Schweitzer
Watch Snow Falling on Cedars
Today, you will be working on pages 11-12 in your notebooks to understand the main events and general timeline leading to Internment camps and Fred Korematsu's case.
By the end of class, you'll need to complete pages 11-12 of your notebooks.
Scroll through this list of google images of Dr. Seuss's representation of Japanese people. Look closely at at least 5 of them.
Analyze the Original Newsreel of Pearl Harbor
Lecture: Ashley's brief intro to the Nanking massacre inquiry
Work time: Complete pages 11-12. When you're done, finish reading the Zinn and Schweitzer reading assignment and answer questions on page 14 of your notebook for tomorrow's discussion.
Here are some resources to help:
Read Zinn/Schweitzer for tomorrow's class discussion and complete questions on page 14 of your notebooks for these chapter excerpts!
Last 15 minutes of class:
Review answers for pages 11-12 and discussion reactions to today's readings/activities.
Humanities 11 Teacher at Animas High School