You will find easy access to all of your first 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: Sept 6 - 9
Day and Date
Topic / Activity
Course Readings
Homework DUE
D1 -
NO CLASS


D2 - Sept 7 HL
Course Intro/Academic Honesty Policy/Internal Assessment Due Dates and questions/Review of IB Paper 1 (students lead)
Academic Honesty Policy
Summer work should be reviewed (Appeasement)
D3 - Sept 8
Appeasement EXAM!
Europe 1815-1960 pgs 384-392

Hand in signed Academic Honesty Policy
D4 - Sept 9 HL
Review discussion of Russian Revolutions and any new thoughts related to possible summer work.


D5 - Sept 10
Review Appeasement and discuss in relation to the Great Depression readings. Which is the 'greater cause' of WWII?

Europe 1815-1960 pgs 384-392

Week 2: Sept 12 - 16
Day and Date
Topic / Activity
Course Readings
Homework DUE
D6 - Sept 12
Be ready to present your summer assignment notes and findings broken down by perspective and causality. We will be adding to your notes as we go for the next two weeks. If you did not complete this assignment you will be lost.


D7 - Sept 13
Continued


D8 - Sept 14
Evaluate the roll of Hitler.
Europe 1815-1960 pg 392+

Europe 1815-1960 pg 392+
D9 - Sept 15 HL
Webquest: Stolypin's economic (agricultural) restructuring. Success and failures


D10 - Sept 16
NO CLASS




Week 3: Sept 19 - 23
Day and Date
Topic / Activity
Course Readings
Homework DUE
D1 - Sept 19
Hand in drafts
Frayer Model: Blaming Hitler for WWII
Shirer vs Taylor
Internal Assessment full rough draft DUE - NO LATE WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED! Any work submitted after this date will be considered your final copy!
Hitler Black Book Due
D2 - Sept 20 HL
The Duma
Powerpoint and sources (Russia pgs 70-76)

D3 - Sept 21
Presentation of Frayer models and assessment of Hitler's FP


D4 - Sept 22 HL
Leadership of Russia (1905 - 1913) and its impact upon the regime.


D5 - Sept 23
Activity to Review all Causes of WWII and Consider WWI as a comparison
Complete the activity and STUDY for an Essay! - Review your essay rubrics!



Week 4: 26 - 30
Day and Date
Topic / Activity
Course Readings
Homework DUE
D6 - Sept 26
Essay - Causes of WWII


D7 - Sept 27
Begin WWII Course of War
Lecture/ppt

D8 - Sept 28
Continue Course of WWII Lecture, begin "Turning points" research assignment.
Lecture/ppt

D9 - Sept 29 HL
Assessment of the inter-Revolutionary Era.
Marxism versus Leninist Marxist.
Kerensky Analysis
Communist Russia Under Lenin and Stalin pg 20.
Russia pgs 99-100 (Kerensky Sources).
Essay Due
D10 - Sept 30
NO CLASS - PD Day




Week 5: Oct 3 - 7
Day and Date
Topic / Activity
Course Readings
Homework DUE
D1
Discussion/Lecture on "Total War" in World War II + Hossbach Memo
Black Book pgs

D2 HL
The Kerensky Offensive, The Kornilov Coup, and the Status of the Provisional Government


D3
Discussion/Lecture on "Total War" in World War II + Sources


D4 HL
Provisional Government Continued


D5
Presentation/Analysis of "Turning points" in WWII




Week 6: Oct 10 - 14
Day and Date
Topic / Activity
Course Readings
Homework DUE
D6
Finish Discussion/Lecture on "Total War" in World War II

Black Book pgs
D7
Assessment Day: Review of Paper 1,2 & IA discussions. All work returned


D8
Hitler/Holocaust DISC


D9 HL
Documentary video: The Russian Revolutions
Homework: remember to have read April Thesis and "It is Undemocratic..."
Pipes "3 Why's of the Russian Revolution

D10
NO CLASS




Week 7: Oct 17 - 21
Day and Date
Topic / Activity
Course Readings
Homework DUE
D1
Holocaust Denial and discussion
ppt and discussion
Holocaust DISC
D2 HL
Finish/review discussion/analysis of the Inter Revolutionary and Provisional Government era (Kornilov Coup, July Days, Kerensky Offensive, April Thesis) - "It is Undemocratic..."
Primary source packet/analysis and discussion

D3
Analysis of the WWII Conferences: Atlantic, Tehran, Yalta & Potsdam


D4 HL
Analyze Reed, Trotsky, Lenin and others to discuss the argument of Coup versus Revisionist Prosopography as an analysis of the Russian Revolution.


D5
Group (paired) presentation of a comparative WWI to WWII topic: Women, technology, Impact of the Arts, Leadership




Week 8: Oct 24 - 28
Day and Date
Topic / Activity
Course Readings
Homework DUE
D6
Present Comparative topics


D7
Frayer Poster: Yalta Conference


D8
Present Frayer posters


D9 HL
Quiz on the arguments of '3 Why's'

Pipes "3 Why's of the Russian Revolution
D10
NO CLASS




Week 9: Oct 31 - Nov 4
Day and Date
Topic / Activity
Course Readings
Homework DUE
D1
Origins of the Cold War Lecture
Black Book pgs:

D2 HL
Results of the Oct Rev


D3
Origins of the Cold War Lecture/ source work


D4 HL
Divisions and Civil War Roots


D5
Finish sourcework on CW Origins




END Quarter 1



Week 10: Nov 7 - 11
Day and Date
Topic / Activity
Course Readings
Homework DUE
D6
Origins of the Cold War In class essay


D7
Review/revise essays - Begin Cold War (timeline activity)


D8
Continue to work on Cold War timeline, be ready to present to the class on Monday
Cold War Text - Intro and Chapter 1

D9 HL
Civl War Continued


D 10
NO CLASS




Week 11: Nov 14 - 18
Day and Date
Topic / Activity
Course Readings
Homework DUE
D1
Presentations of Timenlines - Intro to the 'phases' of the CW

Cold War Timelines due
D2 HL
War Communism


D3
How did the WWII Conference system influence the Cold War?
Cold War Text Chapter 2

D4 HL
NEP


D5
Leadership roles in impacting the Cold War



Week 12: Nov 21 - 25
Day and Date
Topic / Activity
Course Readings
Homework DUE
D6
The Atomic Bomb and its influence on the Cold War


D7
Origins of the Cold War - Stalin


D8
Source work on the Origins of the Cold War


D9 HL
NO CLASS - Thanksgiving Break


D 10
NO CLASS - Thanksgiving Break



Week 13: Nov 28 - Dec 2
Day and Date
Topic / Activity
Course Readings
Homework DUE
D1
Sharing your IA results and issues/celebrate...its over!

Final Internal Assessments are due. You must have two Hard Copies and a Digital Copy in class. We will upload them to Turn-it-in.com in class.
D2 HL
Lenin's Legacy


D3



D4 HL
Russia in class HL Essay Exam


D5




Week 14: Dec 5 - 9
Day and Date
Topic / Activity
Course Readings
Homework DUE
D6



D7



D8



D9 HL



D 10
NO CLASS



Week 15: Dec 12 - 16
Day and Date
Topic / Activity
Course Readings
Homework DUE
D1



D2 HL
CW Historiography or Country study


D3



D4 HL
CW Historiography or Country study


D5




Week 16: Dec 19 - 23
Day and Date
Topic / Activity
Course Readings
Homework DUE
D6



D7



D8



D9 HL
CW Historiography or Country study


D 10
NO CLASS



Week 17: Jan 9 - 13
Day and Date
Topic / Activity
Course Readings
Homework DUE
D1



D2 HL
CW Historiography or Country study


D3



D4 HL
CW Historiography or Country study


D5




Week 18: Jan 16 - 20
Day and Date
Topic / Activity
Course Readings
Homework DUE
D6



D7



D8



D9 HL



D 10
NO CLASS



Week 19: Jan 23 - 27

Day and Date
Topic / Activity
Course Readings
Homework DUE
D1



D2 HL



D3



D4 HL



D5