Today is our review day! Don’t forget that tomorrow we will take our Years of Crisis Quiz! If you want to check out the Kahoot! we played in class again, you can play again here using the class links below. You’ll need two devices to play again (one for the game and the other to choose […]
Appeasement: Giving into an aggressor in order to keep the peace. Today we will be reviewing the classwork/homework from yesterday’s lesson and then continuing with a debate on Appeasement. In class, we read the document below detailing the arguments for and against appeasement. I encouraged students to put themselves in the shoes of a European in the […]
Today we’re going to be looking at the rise of Japan during the Years of Crisis. Over the past week or so, we’ve looked at Italy and Germany, but we need to remember that Japan is serious aggressor in World War II. We started off thinking about this question: What would you do if you […]
On Tuesday, we started talking about the rise of Mussolini in Italy, and today we’ll continue that theme by looking at the rise of Hitler in Germany. Check out the power point below, and then head over to Chapter 31 Section 3 in your textbook to complete the questions on the handout.
Today we’re looking at the rise of Mussolini and the rise of Fascism in Italy. Check out the power point that we looked at in class below. Then, we worked on creating a Venn Diagram comparing and contrasting Communism/Socialism with Fascism. The documents we used in class and the Venn Diagram handout out are below.
Today (and Monday) we’ll be watching excerpts of the documentary “The World Wars” in class. Please follow along by answer the questions on the handout below. If you missed the video in class, you can watch it by clicking here (Password Required – email me or see me in class if you need the password.)
Today we’re finishing up the Inflation Island assignment we started yesterday and will then talk about how several of Europe’s biggest countries reacted to the world wide economic depression in the 1930’s. We started by reading the quote below together: The cities were still there, the houses not yet bombed and in ruins, but the […]
Today we will be exploring Inflation Island, a simulated world in which you can experiment with four different levels of inflation: Deflation, Price Stability, High Inflation, and hyperinflation. You’ll be able to visit different parts of the island, talk to different islanders and discover how the various types of inflation affect them. While you’re exploring, check out […]
Today we’re going to be looking at the idea of inflation and how it affected world economies during the Years of Crisis. We started by reviewing the questions from yesterdays World Wide Depression questions. Then, we had a demonstration of inflation using Lemonade. Essentially: Each student received a cup of full strength lemonade. After enjoying […]