MYP Year 5 U.S. History

Grade 10

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Individuals & Societies Grade 10 (Y5)– US History

We are beginning our unit on World War I. Through our Global Context of “Scientific and Technical Innovation” we will explore how WWI started, how it impacted so many people, and the effects of WWI, paying close attention to newly created countries in Europe and the Middle East. Students needs to read all of Chapter 10.

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Thursday, November 14, 2013

Grade 10 (Y5)

Please stay on your students to continue their reading for US History. Often, they are arriving to class without completing their assignments. Next week, we will go through Chapter 6 “The South and West Transformed (1865-1900).” Students will be assigned an essay next week on Thursday and it will be due the following week on Tuesday.

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Thursday, November 7, 2013

Students are away in Farmington for drama, but they need to read both Chapters 4 and 5 by Friday of next week. Students need to choose 5 questions (any) from Chapter 4 “The Triumph of Industry (1865-1914)” and 5 questions
from Chapter 5 “Immigration and Urbanization (1865-1914)” and turn in on Friday 11/15/13.

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Grade 10 (Y5): US History

We will continue exploring Reconstruction and begin Chapter 4 – “The Triumph of Industry (1865-1914), which explores the rise of big business, the idea of corporations, and expanding modern America. Students should finish reading Chapter 4 by the end of the week.

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Students need to complete the Chapter 2 “ Assessment on page 62, Questions 1-12. Students also need to read Chapter 3 “Crisis, Civil War, and Reconstruction.” Students should complete the comprehension questions after all 4 sections: “The Union in Crisis,” “Lincoln, Secession, and War,” “The Civil War,” and “The Reconstruction Era.”