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Daily Assignments Third Quarter

Jan. 13     Jan. 20     Jan. 27     Feb. 3      Feb. 10     Feb. 17     Feb. 24     March 3    March 10
March 31     April 7     April 14     April 21     April 28     May 5      May 12     May 19

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Week of January 13

Jan. 13: Introduction to Semester II.   (Joint Meeting)
Potential Research Paper Sites ->->->->->->
Jan. 14: People, pp 526-533b and part I of WHDC materials.
Guides to Searching the Web ->->->->->->
Jan. 15: People, pp 533b-539b and part II of WHDC materials.
Catalogs of Local Libraries ->->->->->->
Jan. 16: Finish reading the WHDC materials.   (Double History)
Jan. 17: Trip to White House Decision Center. 

Week of January 20
Jan. 20 Holiday.
Jan. 21: Research problem proposal with list of potential sources due.   (Double English)
Read People, pp 336-343t.
Jan. 22: Response to simulation experience at WHDC due.
Lecture:  Industrial Growth and the Rise of Big Business.
Jan. 23: People, pp 343t-349m.   Lecture:  Industrial Growth and the Rise of Big Business.
Jan. 24: People, pp 349m-353.  Choice of multiple-choice quiz or essay response to
Industrial Growth and the Rise of Big Business.

Week of January 27

Jan. 27: People, pp 355-365m.   Video: Immigrant Experience.
Jan. 28: People, pp 365m-366b; 369b-375.
Jan. 29: Plain Folk, pp 3-13.   Discussion of autobiography.
Jan. 30: Plain Folk, pp 22-34.    Lecture: Immigration.
Jan. 31: Plain Folk, pp 37-48.    Lecture: "The Breadgivers."

Week of February 3

Feb. 3: Plain Folk, pp 49-57; 124-131.
Feb. 4: Plain Folk, pp 97-114.
Feb. 5: Plain Folk, pp 132-147.   Fishbowl Debate.
Feb. 6: Plain Folk, pp 164-175.   Discussion of Plain Folk.
(Joint: English first: 60/40)
Feb. 7: In-class essay on Plain Folk.   (Joint: 60/40)

Week of February 10

Feb. 10: Thesis statement with list of sources due.
Video on Plains Indians.
Feb. 11: Research paper interviews.   Work on research paper.
Feb. 12: Research paper interviews.   Work on research paper.
Feb. 13: Research paper interviews.   Work on research paper.
Feb. 14: No class.   In-service day.   Read People, pp 377-384t.

Week of February 17

Feb. 17: Holiday.
Feb. 18: People, pp 384t-391.
Feb. 19: "Up From Slavery?," pp 1-6t.
Feb. 20: "Up From Slavery?," pp 6t-12.
Feb. 21: People, pp 393-401t.

Week of February 24

Feb. 24: First draft of term paper due.    Lecture: The Woman's Suffrage Movement.
Feb. 25: People, pp 404b-409.
Feb. 26: Review for mid-term examination.
Feb. 27: Review for mid-term examination.
Feb. 28: Mid-term examination.   (Joint: 60/40)

Week of March 3

March 3: People, pp 411-422m.
March 4: People, pp 422m-427.
March 5: People, pp 429-437m.
March 6: People, pp 437m-446.
March 7: Final draft of term paper due.
Video: Moving North to Chicago

Week of March 10

March 10: People, pp 448-455m.   (Joint: English first: 60/40)
March 11: Rise of the Ghetto, pp 1-6.
March 12: Read People, pp 458t-464.   Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series.
(Meet in Computer Lab)
March 13: Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series   (Meet in Computer Lab)
March 14: Lecture: The Harlem Renaissance.   Jacob Lawrence project due.

Fourth Quarter Assignments

Week of March 31

March 31: Introduction to the OHP.
April 1: People, pp 458t-464; 466-472b.   (Double History)
April 2: People, pp 472b-478m.
April 3: People, pp 478m-486.
April 4: People, pp 488-497b.

Week of April 7

April 7: Double English, including video: FDR and the New Deal.
April 8: People, pp 497b-504.   Preliminary OHP Problem with sources due.
April 9: Review for mid-term examination.
April 10: Review for mid-term examination.
April 11: Mid-term examination.   (Joint: 60/40)

Week of April 14

April 14: People, pp 506-512m; 515t-524.
April 15: Video: The Homefront.   (Double History)
April 16: In-class essay on The Homefront. (Joint: 60/40)
April 17: People, pp 526-533b.
April 18: People, pp 533b-543t; 546t-547.

Week of April 21

April 21: People, pp 549-557b.
April 22: People, pp 557b-566t.
April 23: People, pp 566t-574.   (Summary and Review).
April 24: Lecture: Changing Shape of Woman's Sphere.
April 25: Joint: 60/40: in-class English essay, then video: The Vietnam War.

Week of April 28

April 28: First Draft of OHP due.
Lecture:  The Vietnam War.
April 29: People, pp 577-584m.    Lecture:   The Vietnam War.
April 30: Video:  TET.
(Read People, pp 584m-592m.)
May 1: People, pp 604-612b.
May 2: People, pp 612b-622.

Week of May 5

May 5: Video: Making Sense of the Sixties.   (Double History)
May 6: Double English.
May 7: Lecture: Women, Work and Family since World War II.
May 8: Simulation: "Women, Work and Family since World War II." (Double History)
May 9: Double English.

Week of May 12

May 12: Final Draft of OHP due.    First OHP Panels.
May 13: OHP Panels.
May 14: OHP Panels.
May 15: OHP Panels.
May 16: Simulation essay and evaluation due.

Week of May 19

May 19: People, pp 624-632t.
May 20: People, pp 632t-639m.
May 21: People, pp 639m-644.   Begin review for final exam.
May 22: Review for final examination.
May 23: Review for final examination.