Category Archives: Kickoff

the last assignment – Presentation topics

1st period – click here to see your topics 2nd period – click here to see your topics 3rd period – click here to see your topics 4th period – click here to see your topics 6th period – click here to … Continue reading

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USH kickoff May 8-9: The Last Kickoff

Finally!  This is your last kickoff of the semester.  There will be more but they’ll be extra credit assignments.  I would like your feedback on the course.  This feedback will be submitted anonymously. There is no word count requirement, however … Continue reading

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USH kickoff May 6-7: Selma to Montgomery

For today’s kickoff, you’ll write a brief story about what it might have been like to be part of the Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights marches of 1965.   Imagine you are part of this march.  Write 100+ words about … Continue reading

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USH kickoff April 30-May 5: LBJ’s Great Society

Look in Chapter 20, Section 3 (pg. 685-687).    Give a brief description of these important programs of Pres. Lyndon Johnson’s “Great Society”: 1.  Elementary & Secondary Education Act of 1964 – 2.   Civil Rights Act of 1964 – … Continue reading

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USH kickoff April 28-29: JFK conclusions

JFK conclusion.  <copy/paste these questions to a new blog post>  1.  What do you think are the three strongest pieces of evidence that Garrison and his team uncovered? 2.   What two scenes from the movie are the most memorable for … Continue reading

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USH kickoff Apr 22-23: JFK part 2

Transfer the notes from your handout to today’s kickoff.  Copy/paste these questions and bold your answers: 7.  Garrison and his team meet at a New Orleans restaurant to discuss what they’ve learned.  What new details have they learned about Lee Harvey Oswald? … Continue reading

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USH kickoff Apr 17-21: JFK part 1

For this kickoff, please transfer your notes on your JFK handout to this blog post.   As always, please bold your answers. <copy and paste these questions to a new post> 1. The film opens with President Eisenhower’s farewell address to the … Continue reading

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JFK – USH kickoff Apr 15-16

Q1 – Ask two adults in your life (family member, relative, teacher, etc.) what they think of the Kennedy assassination.   Share those two opinions in this blog post. 150+ words and a relevant photo. ———————— Spartacus Educ has a comprehensive and balanced … Continue reading

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USH kickoff April 11-14: Poster Project Info

For today’s kickoff, I would like you to start gathering information, and two photos, for your Poster Project topic.    Start a new post and include 150+ words of notes and 2 photos for your topic.    If you forgot … Continue reading

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USH Kickoff April 9-10: the Early 60s

For today’s kickoff, use The Americans, Chap 20.1 OR the new book (index).   <copy/paste the questions to a new post and bold your answers.> 1.  The Election of 1960:  Who were the candidates and what was the result of the election? 2. … Continue reading

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