Thursday, March 31, 2016

IB Topics: Internal Assessment Documentation

To submit your History Internal Assessment, you must complete the following two steps:

  1. Submit a copy of your IA (pdf format is fine) to GoogleDrive and share it with the 4 IB History teachers:
    1. Jeffrey McCarthy
    2. Les Albers
    3. Jen Dean
    4. Steven Brown
  2. Download a copy of Form 3CS and complete in Adobe Acrobat.  After completing the form, print it out and turn in to me with your signature.
    1. Session: May 2016
    2. School number: 0882
    3. Subject: History
    4. Level: HL
    5. Candidate session number: see me if you don't know this
    6. Teacher's name: your junior year history teacher

Monday, March 28, 2016

IB Topics Assignments

Week of March 28 - April 1

Tuesday: Read Brezhnev's Domestic Policies and Problems and watch Soldiers of God from CNN's Cold War series.  Also read pp. 205-207 of your Cold War textbook.
Thursday: Read about Gorbachev and Perestroika

HOA Assignments

Week of March 28 - April 1

Period 5
Tuesday: Read this five page selection from America's History
Thursday: Read the changing economy of the South and come to class prepared to answer the questions at the beginning of the packet.

Period 6
Monday: Read this five page selection from America's History
Wednesday: Read the changing economy of the South and come to class prepared to answer the questions at the beginning of the packet.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Topics: Last Project of the Year

UPDATE: Groups have been selected and have been added to the GoogleDoc.  First presentations are on March 31.

Info on this project can be found on GoogleDrive.  Groups will be selected tomorrow in class.  There is also a class schedule for the rest of the year at the end of the document.  Enjoy your Spring Break, the end is in sight!

Here's a sample of a project from past years.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

IB Economics: Completing your Internal Assessment

Before you leave for Spring Break, you need to complete 3 copies of the IB Econ Cover Sheet (one per commentary), 1 copy of the IB Econ Summary Portfolio Coversheet, and Page 1 of IB Form 3CS.  Each completed form needs to be printed out and turned in to your teacher.  These are due by Friday, March 18th - NO EXCEPTIONS AND NO EXTENSIONS.

Monday, March 14, 2016

HOA Assignments

Week of March 14 - March 18

Period 5
Monday: Read "Boom and Bust: 1896-1914"
Wednesday: In-class essay on Friday

Period 6
Tuesday: In-class essay on Thursday

IB Topics Assignments

Week of March 14 - March 18

Monday: Read "From Confrontation to Detente, 1958-68" and "Deathboats and Lifeboats"
Wednesday: Read "Competition and Coexistence" and Pearson pp. 43-56 and 72-103
Friday: Read pp. 199-203 in the Cold War textbook and this selection on Brezhnev's foreign policy

Saturday, March 12, 2016

IB Economics Assignments

Week of March 14 - March 18
If you have not submitted a completed internal assessment portfolio by Friday 7th period, you no longer qualify for the IB credit for this class.  Don't miss your deadline!

Monday: Read Tragakes pp. 386-392 and take notes
Wednesday: Read Tragakes pp. 395-405; Final draft of international economics commentary due Thursday midnight
Friday:  We'll be completing portfolio cover sheets in class

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

IB Econ Assignments

Week of March 7 - March 11
Make sure that you have reviewed Chapter 13 and taken good notes.  Familiarity with this material is essential for writing your international economics commentary.

Tuesday: Read Tragakes pp. 364-380 and take notes (skip sections written for HL students)
Thursday: Read Tragakes pp. 381-386 and take notes; First draft of International Economics commentary due Sunday midnight on