Unit 1:  The America’s

Handouts

Unit 1 Notes:  2014 Contemporary World Issues Americas

Project Sheets:  2014 Contemporary World Syllabus and Project Guide

More Project Info:  2014 Contemporary World Issues Unit Project Grading Sheet

Discussion Info:  2014 Contemporary World Issues Discussion Guidelines

Americas Historical Guide:  Contemporary World Issues Printable Topical Study Guide

Daily Schedule:

Tuesday August 19

  • Syllabus, Intro’s
  • Assignment:  Intro’s

Thursday August 21

  • Intro’s, Maps and Discussions
  • Assignment:  1 Immigration Discussion Article and Response

Monday August 25

  • Notes (Empires, Colonization), Culture, Discussion
  • Assignment:  Discussion # 2 (Problems)  Need Article/Response

Wednesday August 27

  • Notes (Mexico/Canada), Socratic Discussion, Work on Snaps/Maps
  • Assignment:  Maps and Snapshots are due

Friday August 29

  • Share Snapshots, Collect Maps
  • Assignment:  None

Wednesday Sept 3

  • Finish Snaps, Notes
  • Assignment:  Discussion #3 (your choice)

Friday Sept 5

  • Finish Notes, Snapshot Review, Discussion
  • Assignment:  Test Cheat Sheet

Tuesday Sept 9

  • Finish Notes
  • Assignment:  Projects, Exams, Cheat Sheet

Thursday Sept 11

Monday Sept 15

  • Review Exam, Work on Papers
  • Assignment:  Sept 11 Paper and Discussion Articlec

Europe

Europe Notes 1 (Euro Early History):  Contemporary World Issues–Updated Europe Early History and Empires

Europe Notes 2 (Early Country History):  Contemporary World Issues–Updated Europe Early Countries

Europe Notes 3 (Christianity and Conflict):  2013 Contemporary World Issues–Updated Europe Christianity to Problems

Topical Study Guide:  Contemporary World Issues Printable Topical Study Guide

Wednesday Sept 17

  • Discussion #1 (Sept 11), Notes
  • Assignment:  None

Friday Sept 19

  • Finish Discussion, Notes
  • Assignment:  None

Tuesday Sept 23

  • Notes, Work on Snaps/Maps
  • Assignment:  Snaps/Maps

Thursday Sept 25

  • Share Euro Snapshots
  • Assignment:  None

Monday Sept 29

  • Finish Snaps, Notes (Country Histories)
  • Assignment:  Disc #2:  Euro Conflicts

Wednesday Oct 1

  • Notes, Discussion
  • Assignment:  None

Monday Oct 6

  • Notes on Countries
  • Assignment:  Discussion #3 (Euro Govts)

Wednesday Oct 8

  • Discussion, Notes

Friday Oct 10

  • Notes and Discussion
  • Assignment:  Projects

Tuesday Oct 14

  • Share Projects, Finish Notes
  • Assignment:  Europe Exam and Cheat Sheets

Thursday Oct 16

  • Europe Exam
  • Assign:  None

Middle East and Russia

Russia Notes:  2014 CWI Russia

Middle East:  2014 CWI Middle East

Russia/Middle East Discussions:  2014 CWI Middle East and Russia Discussion Guide

Topical Study Guide:  Contemporary World Issues Printable Topical Study Guide

Election Paper: 2014 American History Election Results

Updated Study Guide:  2014 CWI Russia and Middle East Study Guide

 

Monday October 20

  • Iowa Youth Survey, Snap Shots, Maps, Discussion Questions
  • Assignment:  Discussion #1

Wednesday October 22

  • Notes, Discussion #1
  • Assignment:  Snaps and Maps

Friday October 24

  • Snapshot Presentation

Tuesday October 28

  • Snapshot Presentations

Thursday October 30

  • Notes, Video
  • Assignment:  Prepare for Discussion 2

Monday Nov 3

  • Notes, Discussion #2
  • Assignment:  None

Wednesday Nov 5

  • Election Coverage, Notes
  • Assignment:  Discussion #3 and Election Paper

Friday Nov 7

  • Discussion #3
  • Assignment: Exam

Tuesday Nov 11

  • Middle East and Russia Exam
  • Assignment:  Projects

Thursday Nov 13

  • Share Projects, Begin Asia

ASIA

Asia Notes: 2014 CWI Asia

Asia Study Guide:  2014 CWI Asia Study Guide

Asia Discussion Guide:  2014 CWI India and Asia Discussion Sheet

Monday Nov 17

  • Share Asia Snapshots
  • Assignment:  Maps

Wednesday Nov 19

  • Finish Asia Snaps Shots, Turn in Maps
  • Assignment:  Discussion 1

Friday Nov 21

  • Watch Video, Group Discussion (India vs Pakistan)
  • Assignment:  Discussion 2 (Euro Influence on Asia)

Tuesday Nov 25

  • Notes, Discussion 2

Tuesday Dec 2

  • Notes, Review
  • Assignment:  Discussion 3 (Asian Problems)

Thursday Dec 4

  • China Notes
  • Assignment:  Discussion 3

Monday Dec 8

  • Finish Notes, Discussion 3
  • Assignment:  Asia Projects, Exams, Cheat Sheets

Wednesday Dec 10

  • Asia Exam, Share Projects
  • Assignment:  None

Africa

Africa Notes:  2014 CWI Africa

Africa Study Guide:  2014 CWI Africa Study Guide

Friday Dec 12

  • Begin Africa Notes
  • Assignment:  Africa Snaps/Maps

Tuesday Dec 16

  • Africa Maps, Share Snapshots
  • Assignment:  None

Thursday Dec 18

  • Finish Snapshots
  • Assignment:  Africa Projects

Monday Jan 5

  • Share Projects
  • Assignment:  Africa Exam

Wednesday Jan 7

  • Africa Exam
  • Assignment:  Study for Final

Friday Jan 9

  • Semester Final

 

Semester 2

General Project Information:  2015 Updated CWI Syllabus and Projects

Group Introduction Activity:  2015 CWI Intro Activity

America’s

America’s Notes: 2014 CWI Americas

America’s Study Guide: 2014 CWI Americas Study Guide

America’s Discussion Sheet:  2014 CWI Americas Dicussion Guide

Thursday Jan 15

  • Syllabus, Projects
  • Assignment:  Group Intro’s

Monday Jan 19

  • Group Projects, Notes
  • Assignment: Discussion 1

Wednesday Jan 21

  • Notes, Video, Discussion 1
  • Assignment:  American Maps and Snapshots

Friday Jan 23

  • American Snaps, Turn in Maps
  • Assignment:  None

Tuesday Jan 27

  • Finish Snaps, Notes, Video
  • Assignment:  Discussion 2

Thursday Jan 29

  • Notes, Discussion 2
  • Assignment:  Discussion 3

Monday Feb 2

  • Snow Day

Wednesday Feb 4

  • Notes, Discussion 3
  • Assignment:  Exams and Projects

Friday Feb 6

  • America’s Exam, Projects
  • Assignment:  Europe Discussion 1

 Europe

Europe Notes:  2014 CWI Europe Ancient Govts  (Ancient Governments)

Europe Notes:  2014 CWI Europe Early Histories  (Early Histories)

Europe Notes:  2014 CWI Europe Problems and Change  (Modern Europe)

Europe Discussion Guide:  2014 CWI Europe Discussion Guide

Europe Study Guide:  2014 CWI Europe Study guide

Tuesday Feb 10

  • Discussion 1, Video’s, Notes, Share Projects, Study Guides
  • Assignment:  Maps and Snaps for Europe

Thursday Feb 12

  • Snapshot Presentations
  • Assignment:  None

Monday Feb 16

  • Finish Snaps, Notes
  • Assignment:  Discussion 2

Friday Feb 20

  • Notes, Videos Discussion 2

Tuesday Feb 24

  • Notes, Video’s
  • Assignment:  Discussion 3

Thursday Feb 26

  • Notes, Video’s Discussion
  • Assignment:  Europe Projects

Monday March 2

  • Projects, Finish Notes, Video’s
  • Assignment:  None

Wednesday March 4

  • Finish Notes, Video’s, Discussion

Monday March 9

  • Europe Exam and Cheat Sheet

Middle East and Russia

Notes over Russia: 2014 CWI Russia

Notes over Middle East:  2014 CWI Middle East

Middle East/Russia Discussions:  2015 CWI Middle East and Russia Discussion Guide

Wednesday March 11

  • Videos, Notes
  • Assignment:  Maps and Discussion 1

Friday March 13

  • Video, Finish Russia Notes, Discussion
  • Assignment:  Snapshots

Tuesday March 17

  • Snapshots
  • Assignment:  None

Thursday March 19

  • Finish Snapshots, Middle East Notes
  • Assignment:  Discussion 2

Monday March 23

  • Notes (Islam thru Turkey), Video over Islam, Small Group Discussion over Islam
  • Assignment:  None

Wednesday March 25

  • Notes (Safavid thru Israel), ISIS Video, Discussion over ISIS (Large Group and Small)
  • Assignment:  Discussion 3

Friday March 27

  • Notes (Israel thru 6 Day’s War), Small and Large Group Discussion over ISIS/USA/IRAN/ISRAEL
  • Assignment:  Russia and Middle East Project

Tuesday March 31

  • Finish Notes, Wrap up any discussion, share projects
  • Assignment:  Russia and Middle East Exam

Thursday April 1

  • Review Day
  • Assignment:  Study for Exam

Monday April 6

  • Middle East and Russia Exam
  • Assignment:  Discussion 1

ASIA/INDIA

Asia/India Discussion:  2014 CWI India and Asia Discussion Sheet

Asia/India Notes:  2014 CWI Asia

Wednesday April 8

  • Notes (Start to GB), Go Over Exams, Discussion/Video
  • Assignment:  Maps and Snaps

Friday April 10

  • Snapshots, Discussion, Notes (GB to Pakistan)
  • Assignment:  None

Tuesday April 14

  • Finish Snaps, Notes (China to China/Europe)
  • Assignment:  Discussion 2

Thursday April 16

  • Notes (China/Europe to Japan), Discussion
  • Assignment:  Discussion 3

Monday April 20

  • Notes (Japan to SE Asia), Discussion
  • Assignment:  Projects over Asia

Wednesday April 22

  • Notes (SE Asia to Finish), Discussion, Share Projects
  • Assignment:  Study for Exam

Friday April 24

  • Review Day

Tuesday April 28

  • Asia Exam
  • Assignment:  Africa Maps and Discussion 1

Africa

Africa Notes: 2014 CWI Africa

Africa Discussion: 2015 CWI Africa Discussions

Africa Study Guide:  2014 CWI Africa Study Guide

Thursday April 30

  • Notes (1-25), Discussion (Poverty)
  • Assignment:  Snapshots

Monday May 4

  • Snapshots, Notes (25-35), Video
  • Assignment: None

Wednesday May 6

  • Snapshots, Notes (35-49), Video
  • Assignment:  Discussion 2

Friday May 8

  • Notes (49-60), Discussion over Genocide
  • Assignment:  Discussion 3

Tuesday May 12

  • Discussion 3, Notes (60-80)
  • Assignment:  Africa Projects

Thursday May 14

  • Share Projects, Finish Notes
  • Assignment:  African Exam

Monday May 18

  • African Exam

Wednesday May 20

Friday May 22

  • Semester Final