You will find easy access to all of your second semester coursework here. If you miss a day, or we fall behind, you will still be responsible for the topics listed for each day/week.


WEEK 1 (Jan 25-29)
Date
Topic/Activity
Course Readings
Work Due
Tuesday, Jan 26
Introduction to the League of Nations -
Intentions and structure

Blog Essay on the Paris Peace Treaties
Mandates Article Completed
Wednesday, Jan 27
Successes of the League of nations

Blue Book 743-747
Friday, Jan 29
Early disputes handled by the League (webquest)
Ruhr Crisis Sources

League successes wiki-post due

WEEK 2 (Jan 31 - Feb 4)
Date
Topic/Activity
Course Readings
Work Due
Tuesday, Feb 1
Ruhr Perspectives (Think Pair Share)
1920's U.S. Policy (Web)
Varied Sources for Versailles, League and US.Policy
Wiki # 8 (video and notes on Hyperinflation)
Blue Book 748-753
Wednesday, Feb 2
Complete previous source work presentations
Disarmament intro sources
European Diplomacy pg 99+
Notes on Hyperinflation
Friday, Feb 4
Discuss Hyperinflation - quiz
Individualized Group Projects

European Diplomacy
YOU MUST RETURN THE BOOK TO TAKE THE QUIZ

WEEK 3 (Feb 7 - 11)
Date
Topic/Activity
Course Readings
Work Due
Tuesday, Feb 8
Complete Projects

Group Project
Wednesday, Feb 9
Present all Projects / Kristen presentation


Friday, Feb 11
Present all Projects and quickly Review All work and topics



WEEK 4 (Feb 14 - 18)
Date
Topic/Activity
Course Readings
Work Due
Tuesday, Feb 15
Practice Paper 1 (topics can range from Paris Peace Conferences, League Successes, Failures and handling of border disputes, US Isolation and the Anglo-American Guarantee, Ruhr Crisis, Hyperinflation, and the Locarno Spring/Treaties...etc)

Internal Assessment Topic Due - You must have the sheet completed and in class on this day
Wednesday, Feb 16
Socratic Seminar preparation topics
1) German acceptance into the League
2) Nobel Prizes at Locarno


Friday, Feb 18
Socratic Seminar



WEEK 5 (Feb 21 - 25)
Date
Topic/Activity
Course Readings
Work Due
Tuesday, Feb 22
The Great Depression


Wednesday, Feb 23
The Great Depression
Weimar/Stresemann ppt

Friday, Feb 25
The Great Depression
Weimar/Stresemann ppt


WEEK 6 (Feb 28 - Mar 4)
Date
Topic/Activity
Course Readings
Work Due
Tuesday, Mar 1
Analysis of Depression era German and discussion of effects upon Europe.

Individual Source Analysis of Weimar/Depression
Wednesday, Mar 2
Background of Japanese Invasion of Manchuria
Source Packet

Friday, Mar, 4
Japanese greivences/reasons for invasion
Source Packet


WEEK 7 (Mar 7 - Mar 11)
Date
Topic/Activity
Course Readings
Work Due
Tuesday, Mar 8
U.S. possible reactions
Source Packet

Wednesday, Mar 9
League of Nations Reactions/IA progress check
Sources/Lytton Report - IA check up time

Friday, Mar 11
Results and Assess Japanese Invasion of Manchuria

Perspective newspaper article or essay using specific quotes

      • ESSAY TOPIC: Examine the impact of the Great Depression upon One European Country of your choice. Full IB Essays must be posted to your blog by Sunday, March 20th at 9pm. Use the powerpoints and shared source analysis in the aiscibtreaties wiki for your research. Be sure to look back at your blog essays and comments in order to improve upon your past attempts.


WEEK 8 (Mar 14 - Mar 18)**
Date
Topic/Activity
Course Readings
Work Due
Tuesday, Mar 15
introduction to Mussolini's Italy

Perspective newspaper article or essay using specific quotes
Wednesday, Mar 16
Defining Fascism - Mussolini and the Doctrine of Fascism


Friday, Mar 18
Mussolini Timeline



WEEK 9 (Mar 21- Mar 25)
Date
Topic/Activity
Course Readings
Work Due
Tuesday
Mussolini invades Abyssinia Reactions in the League

Blog Essays
Wednesday
Non-day. Documentary, catch up work, Language week activities.


Friday, Sept 3
NO SCHOOL



WEEK 10 (Mar 28 - Apr 1)
Date
Topic/Activity
Course Readings
Work Due
Tuesday
Discuss time lines and phases of Fascism. Begin Source work


Wednesday
Complete source analysis/ begin Hitler


Friday, Sept 3
NO SCHOOL



WEEK 11 (Apr 4 - 8)
Date
Topic/Activity
Course Readings
Work Due

Tuesday Apr 5



Hitler
read # 14 in the unit (follow the powerpoint) and complete the source tasks at the end...you do not need to answer questions related to filling out a chart, just consider the source analysis and French/British?German perspectives.
INTERNAL ASSESSMENT PRELIMINARY BIBLIOGRAPHY DUE - this must be typed, printed (no Andreana, Neph and Zak, you can't email it to me) and handed in to me in class in MLA Format.
Wednesday Apr 6
Foreign Impact on and European Effects of the Spanish Civil War

Powerpoint sources due
Friday, Apr 8
Spanish Civil War Continued



WEEK 12 (Apr 11-15)
Date
Topic/Activity
Course Readings
Work Due
Tuesday
The Nazi-Soviet Pact


Wednesday
Review and Assessment day. Bring all rubrics, be prepared to discuss all tests and tactics. Be ready to examine Paper 1 thoroughly and engage in practice/warm up for Friday's Exam.


Friday, Sept 3
Practice Paper 1 (topics anywhere from Paris Peace Conference to Japanese Invasion of Manchuria)


SPRING BREAK - APRIL 17th - MAY 1st

Here is a copy of your plans for Spring break, in case you lost it...

And here is the guided questions required for Oxley's Russia Chapter 2...

Finally, I was unable to get the documents required from Hite to you in time, so you will have to complete the assignment without them. This is not something you need to worry about. I still expect everyone to complete the assignment. If you have trouble, simply conduct your own research into the topics. They are not very difficult.

WEEK 13 (May 2 - 6)
Date
Topic/Activity
Course Readings
Work Due
Tuesday
Note taking on Tsarist Russia. Use the class information to build on your prior knowledge

Completed Spring Break introductory work on Russia.
Wednesday
NO CLASS - GROUP 4 PROJECT


Friday, Sept 3
NO CLASS - GROUP 4 PROJECT



WEEK 14 (May 9 - 13)
Date
Topic/Activity
Course Readings
Work Due
Tuesday May 10
Summary / Comparison of Tsar Alexander II.
Discuss the art as literature of the time
Read "A Work of Art"- Anton Chekov and discuss the source as Lit/History.
Blue Book
Wednesday May 11
Changes in Art / Review of Alex II
"How Much Land Does a Man Need?" - Leo Tolstoy
Other sourcework on Tsar Alexander II
Work of Art completed
Friday, May 13
First Official Paper 3 essay
Be prepared to HAND-write a full Paper 3 essay question by hand in class. Questions can range from Russian issues to Alexander II's policies.


WEEK 15 (May 16 - 20)
Date
Topic/Activity
Course Readings
Work Due
Tuesday May 17
Alexander the 3rd
Guided Lecture Chart


Wednesday May 18
Finish Alex III and examine sources - compare to Witte
Blue Book continued

Friday, May 20
Background and Lecture on Tsar Nick II - Short video work
Who is Count Witte? Share two source sets

Blue Book

WEEK 16 (May 23 - 27)
Date
Topic/Activity
Course Readings
Work Due
Tuesday May 24
Compare and contrast the 3 Tsars. Analyze the perspectives of Socialist cartoon and the newly rising ideology.

IA Outline Parts B & D - Hard copy in my hand only
Wednesday
May 25
Brief review of Russo-Japanese War and its results and impact upon the Tsar (ppt)

Source OPVL
Friday, Sept 3
The Origins of 1905 - Bloody Sunday Sources & Chart Work

Blue Book

WEEK 17 (May 30 - June 3)
Date
Topic/Activity
Course Readings
Work Due
Tuesday May 31
Why did the Tsar survive the 1905 Crisis (ppt)

Chart Due
Wednesday June 1
Waterworld!!!
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114898/
Students who do not attend will be working to construct a Paper 1 task related to the Tsars. This will be due at the end of the period.
Self made Paper 1
Friday, Sept 3
First Official Paper 3 essay
Be prepared to HAND-write a full Paper 3 essay question by hand in class. Questions can range from Russian issues to Alexander II's policies.

WEEK 17 (June 6 - 10)
Date
Topic/Activity
Course Readings
Work Due
Tuesday June 7
Review Timelines

IA Part D - Evaluation of Sources
Wednesday June 8
continued


Friday, June 10
continued



WEEK 18 (June 13 - 15)
Date
Topic/Activity
Course Readings
Work Due
Tuesday
Mock Paper 1 Exam (in class)


Wednesday
Review essay writing tactics & rubric. Your final exam will be in full IB Essay form
BE SURE TO UPDATE ANY CONTACT INFO AND CHECK OUT SUMMER READING AND ASSIGNMENTS. A NEW WIKI UNIT PAGE WILL BE SENT SHORTLY

EXAMS June 16 - June 21