CE, Hand back WWII knowledge quizzes, handout Yasukuni Field Trip forms, Review for Paper 3 on the internal exam. One page study guide (two sides of A4 paper) for year 1 IBDP History due next class.
CE, WWII knowledge quiz, review guides for Paper 2 and Paper 3 for internal exam on May 28th.
CE, go over reading, WWII quick review for (Paper 1 Topic 1: Causes, practices and effects of war) student generated study guide on one of the four major areas for the first year, HW: finish up study guide and prepare for knowledge quiz on WWII tomorrow.
CE, comments on the Dower interview, tying up WWII and how the war should be remembered. HW: Japan and Its Nemesis book review
CE, share your ideas concerning the excerpt on the atomic bombs for an international textbook. Now write your own version in 250 words or less that would go in your international textbook. Using cartoons to show the use of atomic weapons from the US and Japanese sides. HW: reading interview with John Dower.
Ce, Tying up the Atomic Bomb-How do we remember it? How should we remember it? Why agonize over Hiroshima, not Dresden? reading. Using textbooks to show what various countries deem to be important information to include. What should an international textbook excerpt say? Share your findings next class HW: reading Non-Japanese Victims Perspectives.
CE, Hiroshima: Why the bomb was dropped documentary with guiding questions-What is pushing the US decision to use the bomb? What are the effects afterwards? Kuroi Ame (Black Rain) opening scene emphasizing the discrimination that survivors (hibakusha) faced after the bomb. HW: none
CE, SBQ Paper 2 on the fairness of the Treaties after WWI, choose one question and answer in groups, understand the timing of Paper 2-reading time, time per question? HW: keep reviewing and working on your study schedule
CE, IA powerpoint and further explanation, reading “The Decision to Use the Bomb”-why? HW: none
CE, Socratic Seminar using the short story Iron Fish, remember to always support what you say with specific reference to the story, hand back first draft check on IA with updated checklist, HW: reading on The Decision to Use the Bomb.