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Title: Social Studies Strands


1
Social Studies Strands
  • By
  • Michael A. Domitor
  • Jason M. Retherford
  • ED 448-01
  • Dr. Helms

2
A Century Made
  • Grade Level 10th Grade
  • 1900-Present

3
World War One--Crash of 1929
  • Victory at war and the good times end.

4
Great Depression--Korean War
  • Overcoming hardship and war

5
Vietnam to Presidential Impeachment
  • Make Love not War

6
Objectives
  • The learner will
  • Identify beginnings and relate cause and effect
    relationships for significant periods indicated.
  • Analyze and comprehend U.S. roles abroad and at
    home.

7
Objectives
  • The Learner will
  • Understand cause and effect relationship of war
    on society and identify specific wars and
    relative outcomes.

8
Objectives
  • The Learner will
  • Identify individuals with significant impact on
    period specific events and any relationship with
    future occurrences.
  • Examine diverse cultures and human rights issues.

9
American Heritage
William Rehnquist
10
World War I
  • Create Mosaic of Photos and letters.
  • Place yourself in a trench and write personal
    letter home.
  • Trace U.S. intervention in WWI from election of
    Wilson to 1917.

Review and analyze Fourteen Points of Woodrow
Wilson.
11
The Roaring Twenties
  • Write a one page personal depiction of your life
    in the Roaring Twenties.
  • Create a timeline leading up to the events prior
    to Oct. 29, 1929.
  • Write a comparison on the economic institutions
    in the 1920s v. the 1980s. (use three examples
    and one page in length.)

12
The Crash of 1929
  • How did this bring an end to the boom of the
    Twenties?
  • Examine the peak of industry and markets and show
    the banking system and its role in crash.

The Washington Post
13
The Great Depression
  • Examine the effects the Great Depression had on
    Western Europe.
  • Write a two page paper on the movement towards
    socialism in the U.S. during this period.
  • How did the fallout effect the situation in
    Germany and lead to the rise of Adolph Hitler.

Class Discussion 10 Minutes
14
People in Societies
15
The New Deal
  • Provide three cases that surrounded the New Deal,
    FDR, and the Supreme Court. (Commerce Clause
    cases.)
  • Provide three jobs you might have acquired from
    the New Deal programs.

16
World War II
  • Create a cooperative poster (with photos, quotes,
    and letters) .
  • Come up with ten questions about what life was
    like during WW II, and interview a person that
    lived during that time.

Review role of Soviets Virtual Tour.
17
The Outcome of World War II
  • Find a grandparent, relative, neighbor or friend
    and ask your ten questions.(Turn in answers
    typed.)
  • In your words, what do you think would have
    happened if Germany would have won. 2-3 pages,
    (cooperative groups 3-4 persons)

Write a letter to the teacher explaining the
roles of African Americans during WW II. (2 pages)
18
World Interactions
19
The Vietnam War
  • In detail describe the factors that led the U.S.
    into Vietnam involvement.(Class discussion)
  • Identify the impact that President Richard Nixon
    had on the War. (2 pages).
  • Write a letter to your parents explaining why or
    why not you feel you have to go help the American
    cause in Vietnam(one page).
  • Locate (via the Internet) five satellite images
    of Vietnam.

20
The 1960s Love and Peace
  • Create a collage of the social unrest that
    persisted in the U.S during the 1960s.
  • Write two paragraph description of Four dead in
    Ohio.
  • Who were the Black Panthers.(1 page, cooperative
    work group.)

21
I Have a Dream
  • Read the speech and write in your own words what
    the speech means to you.
  • Provide ten Internet sites regarding the Civil
    Rights Act of 1964.

Describe three ways that M.L.K. Jr. and Malcom X
differ.
22
The Cold War
  • Oral activities/class discussion
  • Compare the industrial states of the U.S. and the
    Soviet Union during the 1950s.
  • Examine human relations between individuals of
    Capitalist and Communist societies.
  • Read corresponding letter to J.F.K. from
    Khrushchev.--Write a letter back.

Present the class with a written/oral tour of the
14 day crisis.(Group work)
23
The Soviet Union
Label map, the former Soviet Union
24
Decision Making and Resources
25
Technology
  • Describe what Linux could do to Microsoft?
  • Who are Bill Gates and Steve Jobs?
  • What role has the technological revolution
    played in your lives? (1-2 page written and
    pictorial collage).
  • What impact has the Internet played in World
    Affairs? (class discussion).
  • Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego?

26
Economics
  • Provide a graph of the standard supply and demand
    curves.
  • Using MS Excel provide basic spread sheet on
    differences between command and market economies.
  • What role did Reagonomics play during the 1980s
    and into the 1990s. (Class discussion)
  • Define monopoly, oligopoly, and competitive
    markets.

27
Natural Resources
  • Describe the impact of the Exxon-Valdez oil spill
    on the environment.
  • Green Peace Who are they and what kinds of
    tactics do they use to promote positive
    environmental efforts.

28
Democratic Processes
29
Down Comes the Wall
  • Define Communism. (1/2 page.)
  • Compare the U.S. and Soviet Governments.(pre-1989)
  • (Group Work) Present a mural of the History of
    the Berlin Wall.

30
Bloodshed in the Square
  • Chinese students protest their government, why?
    (1/2 page-include photo).
  • How do you react to this blatant abuse of Civil
    Rights in China.(Class Discussion)
  • The largest remaining Communist country, tell me,
    in your opinion how long it will remain so, and
    why?(one page)

31
The High Court
  • Prayer in school In your opinion, should prayer
    be part of public school actions?
  • Cite ten recent Supreme Court cases.

Explore the history of suffrage.(1/2 page.)
List current Supreme Court justices and date of
appointment.
32
Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities
33
You Control Your Rights
  • Examine the First Amendment and point out the
    rights within. (1/2 page)
  • Provide a list of ten First Amendment court
    cases.
  • Read the Bill of Rights.(Quiz)

34
Your Right To Vote
  • Does your vote count?
  • Write a letter to local Congressman asking why
    their votes count?
  • Fill out voter registration. (Teacher provided)

35
Obey the Law
  • Why does society have laws? (class
    discussion--1/2 page opinion paper).
  • Should the Miranda Rights be negated?(class
    discussion).
  • Contact your local police department for
    Ride-Along. (Teacher provided-- Signed
    documentation)

36
A Century Concluded
  • The learners will have absorbed a century of
    knowledge through group activities focusing on
    American life and progress.
  • The Learners will have partook in different
    levels of individual activities ranging from
    contacting a Congressman to a Police Ride-Along.

37
Conclusion
  • The Learners will have been assessed on their
    ability to comprehend and respond to different
    cultures and human rights issues.
  • To conclude, the Learners will have achieved a
    solid foundation of understanding and analysis of
    the roles they as U.S. citizens have in affairs
    abroad and at home.
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