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Mrs Nagla Grade 11 History 2014-2015

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April 21, 2015- WWII assignment

credible sources:

You are encouraged to use your textbook, print materials from the library and a list of reliable electronic sources you may use for your research.  It is highly recommended that you use these sources first as they have been checked for reliability, authority and currency. WIKIPEDIA is NOT a credible source along with other blogs. ALL must be properly cited in MLA format.

 

BBC – British Braodcasting Corporation

http://news.bbc.co.uk/

 

Dunkirk: http://www.metacafe.com/watch/3594815/87_live_to_fight_another_day/

 

http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng

 

CBC – Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

http://www.cbc.ca/news/

 

World News Network

http://wn.com/

 

YadVashem.org

 

http://www.nationalholocaustcentre.net/

 

http://www.ushmm.org/learn

 

http://holocaustcentre.com/

 

http://www.friendsofsimonwiesenthalcenter.com/

 

http://nsarchive.gwu.edu/NSAEBB/NSAEBB162/

 

http://scholarsarchive.jwu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1011&context=ac_symposium

 

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/

 

http://www.worldology.com/Europe/world_war_2_imap.htm

 

http://library.mcmaster.ca/maps/ww2/ww2_topos_home

 

http://www.mapsofworld.com/world-maps/world-war-ii-map-of-europe.html

 

http://www.history.com/interactives/inside-wwii-interactive

 

variety of links from:

http://schools.yrdsb.ca/markville.ss/history/20th/20links.html

 

SAMPLE:

Digital Notetaker: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bziccJUFvbZ94hiq9COiScWxIB8_GsIXtWMY6HZIiJ0/edit?pli=1

 

Works Cited: http://easybib.com/

MLA format: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/05/

SAMPLE WORKS CITED PAGE: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/12/

powerpoint on formatting: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/15/

 

 

Jan. 6, 2015 - Political Spectrum

Before you begin:

1. Where do you consider yourself politically? Left? Right? Neither?

 

Where are you on the political spectrum? Click on the link and do the test!  http://www.politicalcompass.org/test compare to https://canada.isidewith.com/political-quiz

 

After the test:

1. Print out your results.

2. Did the results surprise you? Why or why not?

3. How did the two tests compare? Were the results the same or different? Which test was easier to understand, navigate, and take?

4. What famous people in history are you aligned politically with? Are these results surprising? Why or why not? Did you know that before?

5. Any lasting impressions? Would you recommend this quiz to others? Why or why not?

 

Dec. 4, 2014

CHT3O – World War One Online Activity

Go to the links found below each of the following headings and complete the activities listed below.

 

Douglas Haig – “Earl Haig”

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/haig_douglas.shtml

and

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/worldwarone/hq/wfront3_01.shtml

Question:

Considering General Haig’s decision at the Somme and at Passchendaele, why do you think he is regarded as a hero and later named “Earl” and even has a school in Toronto named after him?

 

World War One - Trenches

Examine each of these virtual tours of the trenches in World War One.  In order to see the tour you must click on the button that says “Launch Virtual Tour”.  Answer the question listed under each link.

 

Exterior dugout

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwone/launch_vt_dugout_int.shtml

 

Question:  Soldiers lived in the trenches and fought battles from and between them.  How is this style of warfare different or the same from other styles of warfare you may be more familiar with?

 

Frontline Trench

Trench Map: https://jspivey.wikispaces.com/file/view/trench_map.jpg/32924417/trench_map.jpg

http://www.pbs.org/greatwar/chapters/ch1_trench.html

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-30050870

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwone/launch_vt_frontline.shtml - requires Quicktime to be installed on the computer.

Question:  How is this trench different from the trench you examined in the link above?

 

Inside of a dugout

http://www.ww1battlefields.co.uk/flanders/sanctuary_wood.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwone/launch_vt_dugout_int.shtml - requires Quicktime to be installed.

Question:  This dugout is the interior of an Officers’ dugout.  Up to 20 Soldiers often lived and slept in slightly larger dugouts.  Imagine living in these quarters for weeks and months at a time.  What difficulties do you think soldiers had to deal with?  What would you miss the most from home?

 

Standing in a trench during a dogfight (airplane battle)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f85CDEpiMhQ 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwone/launch_vt_dogfight.shtml - requires Quicktime to be installed.

Question:  In your opinion, how could the use of airplanes change warfare?

 

World War One – BBC Movies

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwone/launch_ani_wwone_movies.shtml

Now that you have had an opportunity to examine a soldier’s life in Europe in World War One, what aspect of their life will you most remember?

 

WWI documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtHh85xXLmA

Mystery of the Red Baron https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U83fBrkqByc

Technology in the war: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NBZsCK6tnU

 

Sept. 1, 2014

Welcome to World History since 1900 (CHT3O)! I'm excited to meet all of you tomorrow and get started! Our classes are on: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. We have a fun and interesting course ahead! Stay Tuned! :)

 

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