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Weekly Class

Assignments

Mr. Watts’ Classes

U.S. History Since
1865

Weekly Assignments

 Monday- Today we will be covering Chapter 15 and introducing the TEKS for this week. You’re assignment
for tonight will be to create a vocabulary list to turn in Tuesday May 10th.

 Tuesday- Today we will be focusing on specific political policies implemented during this era. Your
homework this evening will be to provide a 1 paragraph summary (10-12 sentences) comparing and contrasting
two policies of your choosing to turn in Wednesday, May 11th.

 Wednesday- Today we will be discussing differences in political ideology (beliefs), and categorizing
prominent leaders of the era into political factions (groups). You will be assigned a prominent character to briefly
research their political beliefs and “very briefly” present in class for Thursday, May 12th.

 Thursday- Today we will be presenting our political figures and reviewing for Friday’s assessment. You
are expected to complete your study guide, I will provide, for tonight's homework and turn in Friday, May 13th.

 Friday- Today we will be assessing your knowledge of the material from Chapter 15 along with our
classroom discussions and activities. Once the entire class has completed the assessment, in the last 10 minutes
of class, I will introduce our next chapter and TEKS to be covered when we meet again on Monday, May, 16th.

World History

Weekly Assignments

 Monday- Today we will be covering Chapter 21 and introducing the TEKS for this week. You’re assignment
for tonight will be to create a vocabulary list to turn in Tuesday May 10th.

 Tuesday- Today we will be analyzing the European and Middle Eastern Crusades from a religious and
economic perspective and discussing their overall affect on the shaping of the respected regions. Homework
tonight will be to complete the handout provided in class and turned in at the beginning of class on Wednesday,
May 11th.

 Wednesday- Today we will be taking our class field trip to the Corpus Christi Museum of Natural
History to view the touring exhibit on European Society during the Crusades. Homework tonight will be to
complete the provided study guide to review on Thursday, May 12th.

 Thursday- Today we will be preparing for Friday’s assessment through review. No Homework.
 Friday- Today we will be assessing your knowledge of the material from Chapter 21 along with our
classroom discussions and trip to the museum. Once the entire class has completed the assessment, in the last
10 minutes of class, I will introduce our next chapter and TEKS to be covered when we meet again on Monday,
May 16th.

American
Government and

Politics

Weekly Assignments

 Monday- Today we will be covering Chapter 2 and introducing the TEKS for this week. You’re assignment for
tonight will be to read Thomas Paine's “Common Sense” and provide a review in essay format to be turned in prior to
the assessment on Friday, May 13th.

 Tuesday- Today we will be analyzing the effects on British policies prior to the American Revolution. No
homework, continue to work on your essay.

 Wednesday- Today we will be divided into groups to continue our discussion on political ideology.
Students will participate in a mock debate on which ideology is most effective toward policy during this era. No
homework, continue to work on your essay

 Thursday- Today we will be preparing for Friday’s assessment through review and watching a series of
Crash Course Videos. Review these videos for homework and complete your essay to turn in first thing Friday
morning prior to your assessment.

 Friday- Today we will be assessing your knowledge of the material from Chapter 2 and our discussion on
ideology. Once the entire class has completed the assessment, in the last 10 minutes of class, I will introduce our
next chapter and TEKS to be covered when we meet again on Monday.

Special Subject (Film
Studies)Seminar

Weekly Assignments

 Monday- Today your

analysis and review of Orson Welles Citizen Kane is due.
We will be exploring the historical context for Charlie Chaplin’s “The Great Dictator.”

 Wednesday- Today we will be watching Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator.
While not mandated, students are encouraged to watch the piece again in one of the
contexts discussed in class.

 Friday- Today the class will take part in a group discussion regarding the film and
it’s selection for this class. Students are expected to come to class ready to discuss the
film in analytical detail. Student are to work on their analysis and review of this week’s
film to be turned in on Monday May 16.