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Aim: All Classes: The War in Europe, Africa. What were the key turning points in the war in Europe?

WWII Turning the Tide in Europe Google Presentation

Invasion of Italy
Air War Over Germany
Tide Turns in Europe
Leningrad
Stalingrad
D-Day
Battle of the Bulge
FDR dies
V-E Day

All Classes Homework: Complete the WWII Homework 5: War in the Pacific in Google Classroom Due Tuesday 2/28

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Aim: All Classes: The War in Europe Ends, on to the Pacific. What steps did the United States take to win the war in the Pacific?

WWII in the Pacific and the End of the War Google Presentation

WWII Battles Handout

Island Hopping
The Manhattan Project 
The Atomic Bomb
Nuremburg Trials 
Japan Surrenders
VJ Day

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Aim All Classes: Understanding the Jewish Experience in Nazi Germany. What was the Holocaust and was justice served for crimes against humanity?

Video: The Children of the Holocaust

The Holocaust Photos: Google Presentation

Holocaust SmartNotebook

News Articles: Comparing and Contrasting the Issue of the Holocaust Over Time Handout.

Kristallnacht
Concentration Camps
The Final Solution
Auschwitz
Antisemitism
The Nuremburg Trials


2
Aim all Classes: How should we remember the dropping of the atomic bomb?

Reading: The Manhatttan Project

Trinity and Beyond Videos

Video: Days that Shook the World: Hiroshima


 

 

 

All Classes Homework: Test Review Sheet due Wednesday 3/8

3
Aim all Classes: How should we remember the dropping of the atomic bomb?

Online Research Project: Truman Hero or Villain?

UK National Archives project link

Video: ABC News. Hiroshima, Why the Bomb was Dropped.

 

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Aim All Classes: "Was Truman a Hero or War Criminal"?

Debate. Was Truman a Hero or a War Criminal?

Truman: Hero or War Criminal Notes?

Hiroshima Debated 60 years later

Should Truman Have Dropped The Bomb Lesson Plan

Should Truman Have Dropped The Bomb Handout

The Manhattan Project Reading


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Aim all Classes: How did the role of women and minorites change during WWII?

Do Now: Please read the directions to todays assignment with your group and highlight the key ideas.

Changing Role of Women and Minorities Documents Lesson

Women and minorities in WWII
Rosie the Riveter
Tuskegee Airmen
Japanese American Internment Camps
Korematsu v. U.S.
Navajo Codetalkers  

8
All Classes Test Review Today for the WWII Unit.

Create a WWII timeline beginning in 1918-1945

WWII 8th Grade Review Book Study Guide

9
All Classes Multiple Choice Test Today for the WWII Unit.
10
All Classes Constructed Response classwork today based on the WWII Unit.

Play: Into the Fires

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Aim All Classes: The Cold War Begins: The Cold War Research Paper Project

Report to the LIbrary: The Cold War Research Project

Political Cartoons for the Cold War Project

Homework All Classes: Complete the Cold War Homework 1 HandoutDue Friday 3/17

 

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Aim All Classes: The Cold War Begins: The Cold War Research Paper Project

Report to the LIbrary: The Cold War Research Project

Political Cartoons for the Cold War Project


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Aim All Classes: The Cold War Begins: The Cold War Research Paper Project

Report to the LIbrary: The Cold War Research Project

Political Cartoons for the Cold War Project

All Classes Homework: Complete the Cold War research paper. Due Monday 3/20


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Aim All Classes: The Cold War Begins: The Cold War Research Paper Project

Report to the LIbrary: The Cold War Research Project

Political Cartoons for the Cold War Project


17
Aim All Classes: The Origins of the Cold War

The Cold War Part I Google Presentation

Cold War CNN Special Online Guide

Cold War Maps

Marshall Plan Webquest

The Truman Doctrine
The Berlin Crisis / Airlift
Containment
The Marshall Plan
The Yalta Conference
The Division of Germany
The Iron Curtain
The United Nations
NATO and the Warsaw Pact
Communism in China

Homework All Classes: Complete the Cold War Homework 2 HandoutDue Tuesday 3/21

20
Aim all Classes The Cold War Era:The Origins of the Cold War

Berlin Blockade Reading and Worksheet

The Cold War Smart Notebook

Cold War Maps Smart Notebook 

The Truman Doctrine
The Berlin Crisis / Airlift
Containment
The Marshall Plan
The Yalta Conference
The Division of Germany
The Iron Curtain
The United Nations
NATO and the Warsaw Pact
Communism in China


Homework All Classes: Complete the Cold War Homework 3 HandoutDue Wednesday 3/22

21
Aim all Classes The Cold War Era: Postwar Politics

Post WWII Politics Google Presentation

Berlin Blockade Reading and Worksheet

The Fair Dear
The National Security Act
The Department of Defense
The National Security Council
Creation of the CIA  
The G.I. Bill
The election of 1948
Truman Desegregates the Military
The United Nations
Establishment of Israel



 

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Aim all Classes: The Cold War Era: Inquiry. Was McCarthyism Justified?

Inquiry handouts for stations. Was McCarthyism justified?

 

 

 

 


Homework All Classes: Complete the Cold War Homework 4 Handout. Due Thursday 3/23

23
Aim all Classes: The Cold War Era:
The Red Scare and McCarthyism

Smartnotebook political cartoon quiz for cold war events.

The Red Scare and McCarthyism Google Presentation

The Red Scare for Dummies Video

Fear of Communist subversion
The House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC)
Hollywood Blacklists
American Spies:
Whittaker Chambers
Alger Hiss
Ethel and Julius Rosenberg
McCarthyism
The Army-McCarthy Hearings

McCarthyism Video Clip downloadable

All Classes Homework: Complete the 1950s Homework #1: Eisenhower in the White House Due Tuesday 3/28

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Aim all Classes: The Cold War Era:
The Red Scare and McCarthyism

McCarthy Reading Packet Handout 
Assignemnt Handout

The Red Scare and McCarthyism Google Presentation

Video: McCarthyism in 10 Minutes

American Spies:
Whittaker Chambers
Alger Hiss
Ethel and Julius Rosenberg
McCarthyism
The Army-McCarthy Hearings

All Classes Homework: Complete the 1950s Homework #2: 1950s Prosperity. Due. Wednesday 3/29


All Classes Homework: Complete the short answer section of the Cold War DBQ. Create an QAD outline and a thesis that you will use to write the essay with in class. Not assigned in 2017

27
Aim all Classes The Cold War Era: The Korean War

The Korean War Worksheet and short paragraph response.

The Korean War Google Presentation

Video: The Korean War for Dummies

Conflict in Korea
Invasion
General Douglas McArthur
Pusan
The United Nations Forces
U.S. on the Offensive
China enters the War
Truman and McArthur disagree
"Old soldiers never die, they just fade away."
Stalemate
The DMZ and the 38th Parallel

All Classes Homework: Complete the 1950s Homework #3 Problems in a Time of Plenty. Due. Thursday 3/30

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Aim all Classes: The 1950s: Eisenhower in the White House and The Nuclear Arms Race.

Video: President Dwight D. Eisenhower

Google Presentation on the Nuclear Arms Race

Video: Survival Under Atomic Attack

Video: Bert the Turtle "Duck and Cover"

Richard Nixon
Moderate Republicanism
Budget Surplus
The Federal Highway Act
The Nuclear Arms Race
Burt the Turtle
Duck and Cover
Chinese and Nuclear Weapons
Soviet get the bomb
The Hydrogen Bomb
Soviets get the H-bomb
Bomb Shelters
The Nuclear Arms Race
MAD (Massive Retaliation)
The Arms Race (IRBMs, ICBMs)
Civil Defense Administration

29
Aim all Classes: America in the 1950s: Prosperity

The 1950s @ Home Google Presentation

1950s Online Notes

Suburban Growth Engage NY 2017

The Good Wifes Guide

History of US 10. Suburbia worksheet

Alaska and Hawaii
Booming economy
Rise of the middle class
Computers and productivity
The Baby Boom
Jonas Salk and Polio
Levittown / rise of suburbia
Love affair with the car
1961 Farewell Speech
Jet Travel
Rock and Roll
Television 
Conformity

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Aim all Classes: America in the 1950s: Problems in a Time of Plenty

The 1950s @ Home Google Presentation

Population effect on social security and healthcare

Poverty
Urban Poverty
Automation
White flight
Materialism
The Beat Generation
Betty Friedan and Feminism

Honors test review sheet due Friday 3/31

Regents test review sheet due Friday 3/31

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Aim all Classes: America in the 1950s: Eisenhower in the White House. The Space Race

Video: Race to the Moon download

The Space Race Google Presentation

Video: The Space Race and the Cold War

Video: The Atomic Cafe

NASA
Sputnik
Mercury
Gemini
Apollo

Reading: A History of US: Liking Ike page 49 Worksheet

All Classes Homework: Complete the Civil Rights Movement Homework #1 Assignment. Due Wednesday 4/5

3 April
All Classes Test Review Today

 

4
Aim all classes: Test today on the Cold War part I

All Classes Homework: Compete the Constructed Response classwork today based on the Cold War part I Unit.
Honors Classes CRQ
Regents Classes CRQ
Due Wednesday 4/5
5
Aim all Classes: The Civil Rights Unit Project

Civil Rights Project Handout

All Classes Homework: Complete the Civil Rights Movement Homework #2 Assignment. Due Friday 4/7

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Ellis Island

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Aim all Classes: The Civil Rights Unit Project

Civil Rights Project Handout

 

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Spring Break

 

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Aim all Classes: The Civil Rights Unit Project

Civil Rights Project Handout

All Classes Homework: Complete the Civil Rights Movement Homework #3 Assignment. Due Tuesday 4/18

18
Aim all Classes: The Civil Rights Movement: The March toward Equality.

Frontline "A Class Divided"

Segregation
Jackie Robinson and the Dodgers 
The NAACP
Brown v. Board of Ed
Plessy v. Ferguson
Thurgood Marshall
Integration
The Little Rock Nine

Brown v. Board of Ed. Library of Congress

Dr. Kenneth Clark "Doll Test" Video

A Girl Like Me: Kiri Davis Video

Martin Luther King Video

19 Frost Valley
Aim all classes: What Made Nonviolent Protest Effective during the Civil Rights Movement?

Inquiry based lesson: What Made Nonviolent Protest Effective during the Civil Rights Movement?

All Classes Homework: Complete the Civil Rights Movement Homework #4 Assignment. Due Wednesday 4/26.

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Aim all classes: What Made Nonviolent Protest Effective during the Civil Rights Movement?


Inquiry based lesson: What Made Nonviolent Protest Effective during the Civil Rights Movement?

 

 

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Aim all classes: What Made Nonviolent Protest Effective during the Civil Rights Movement?

Inquiry based lesson: What Made Nonviolent Protest Effective during the Civil Rights Movement?

 

 

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Aim all Classes: The Civil Rights Movement: The March toward Equality.

Civil Rights Presentation #1

Civil Rights Presentation #2

Civil Rights Presentation #3

Civil Rights Presentation #4

Civil Rights Presentation #5

The Montgomery Bus Boycott
Rosa Parks
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

All Classes Homework: Complete the Civil Rights Movement Homework #5 Assignment. Due Thursday. 4/27

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Aim all Classes: The Civil Rights Movement: The Movement Grows

Smart Notebook Civil Rights Lesson

Nonviolent Protest
Mohandas Gandhi
Civil Disobedience
SCLC
Sit-ins and the SNCC
Freedom Riders
CORE
James Meredith and the U of Mississippi
Gov. George Wallace and the U of Alabama
Medgar Evars
Kennedy Speech on Civil Rights 
The March on Washington "I Have a Dream" Audio Video (start at 3:00)


 

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Aim all Classes: The Civil Rights Movement: The Movement Continues

Klan Article

Freedom Summer
The Civil Rights Act of 1964
The Voting Rights Act of 1965
Malcolm X
Stokely Carmichael & Black Power
The Black Panther Party
Riots in the Cities.
King assassinated
Economic improvement?

Civil Rights Movement Formative Assessment


27
Aim all Classes: The Civil Rights Movement: Other Groups Seek Rights

Google Presentation: Other Groups seek Rights.

Women's Rights
The Equal Pay Act
NOW
The Equal Rights Amendment
Changes in eduation
Sandra Day O'Connor
Hispanic Americans
Cesar Chavez and Farmworkers
Puerto Rico
Cubans Arrive
Native Americans
Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968
AIM
Wounded Knee
Americans with Disabilities
LGBT Rights and Gay Marriage

All Classes Homework: Test Review Sheet all classes due Friday 4/28
28
Aim all Classes: Review for the test on the Civil Rights Movement

All Classes Homework: Create a QAD for the final exam Civil Rights Movement Essay.
Not done in 2017
1 May
Aim all Classes: The Civil Rights Movement Multiple Choice Test Today.

 


2
Aim all Classes: The Civil Rights Movement CRQ classwork.

Math Assessment

3
Aim all Classes: Projects about the Popular Culture or Key Events of the1960s.

All Classes report to the library

1960s Project on Popular Culture

All Classes Homework: Work on your project, it is due Friday 5/8
4
Aim all Classes: Projects about the Popular Culture or Key Events of the1960s.

All Classes report to the library

1960s Project on Popular Culture

All Classes Homework: Work on your project, it is due Friday 5/8
5
Aim all Classes: Projects about the Popular Culture or Key Events of the1960s.

All Classes report to the library

1960s Project on Popular Culture

All Classes Homework: Complete the Vietnam Era Homework #1. Due Monday 5/8

8
Aim all Classes: How did JFK manage the U.S. foreign policy during the cold war?

The Great Society
Medicare and Medicaid

Video President Kennedy

Google Presentation: The Vietnam Era: The Presidencies of JFK and LBJ

Handout JFK Inaugural Address

The Peace Corps Website

All Classes Homework: Complete the Vietnam Era Homework #2. Due Thursday 5/11

9
Aim all Classes: Did the Cuban Missile Crisis bring the U.S. to the doorstep of nuclear war?

Google Presentation: The Vietnam Era: JFK and the Cold War

The Bay of Pigs
The Cuban Missile Crisis

The Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

Video Edited Version of Thirteen Days 35:00

All Classes Homework: Complete the Vietnam Era Homework #3. Due Friday 5/12

10
Aim all Classes:Are the conspiracy theories about the Assassination of JFK true? 

Google Presentation: The Vietnam Era: The Assassination of JFK

Video: President Lyndon B. Johnson

 

 

All Classes Homework: Complete the Vietnam Era Homework #4. Due Monday 5/15

11
Aim all Classes: How did the U.S. get involved in he Vietnam War?

Google Presentation:The VIetnam War: Part I

JFK Library Vietnam Website

History of Southeast Asia
The Geneva Accords
The National Liberation Front (the Vietcong)
The Domino Theory
The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
The Ho Chi Minh Trail
Agent Orange
Frustration grows in the US
The Tet Offensive

12
Aim all Classes: The Vietnam War at Home

Google Presentation: The Vietnam War: Part II @ Home

Vietnam War Handout

Miranda v. Arizona
Tinker v. Des Moines
The Generation Gap
The Counterculture
Opposition to the Draft
1968- A Year in Crisis
Credibility Gap
Walter Cronkite's Editorial
The Election of 1968
Eugene McCarthy
Robert Kennedy

15
Aim all Classes: Antiwar Protests and Music.

Google Presentation: The Vietnam War: Nixon and Vietnam

The Draft
Burning Draft Cards
Kent State University
Jackson State

The 1960s Counterculture Revolution Handout 

The Real Cost of Vietnam Reading

All Classes Homework: Complete the End of Cold War Homework #1 Due Tuesday 5/16

The Vietnam DBQ. Not assigned in 2017

16
All Classes: The Vietnam War, Nixon and Vietnam

Nixon in Vietnam Handout

Watergate Scandal Video

Richard Nixon Video

The Election of 1968
The Democratic Convention
Mayor Richard J. Daley of Chicago
The Wallace Candidacy
The "Silent Majority"
Nixon Wins
"Peace with Honor"
Vietnamization
Expanding the War to Cambodia
The Paris Peace Accords
The War Ends
The Pentagon Papers
The Vietnam Veteran's Memorial
Affirmative Action
Stagflagtion
The Energy Crisis 
Watergate and Coverup
Impeachment
Resignation 

17
All Classes: The Intrepid Field Trip Today

 

All Classes Homework: Complete the End of Cold War Homework #2 Due Thursday 5/18

 

18
Aim all Classes: The Presidency of Richard Millhouse Nixon, Foreign Policy

Nixon and the Cold War Google Presentation

Richard Nixon's Foreign Policy Handout

Easing of the Cold War
Detente
Balance of Power
Nixon goes to China
Nixon goes to the USSR
SALT I 
The Yom Kippur War
Oil Embargo

All Classes Homework: Complete the End of the Cold War Homework #3 Due Friday 5/19

 

 


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Aim all Classes: The Presidencies of Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter

Presidents Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter Google Presentation

Video:President Gerald Ford

Video: President Jimmy Carter

Video: President Jimmy Carter

President Carter Handout

Time for Healing
Pardon
Vietnam Amnesty
Carter and the Energy Crisis
Three Mile Island
Panama Canal Treaty
Camp David Accords
SALT II
USSR invades Afghanistan
1980 Olympics
Crisis in Iran (Hostages)
Election of 1980

All Classes Homework: Complete the End of the Cold War Homework #4 Due Monday 5/22

22
Aim all Classes: The Presidency of Ronald Reagan

President Ronald Reagan Google Presentation

Ronald Reagan Video

Reagan and Bush Handout 

Video: Reagan's Domestic Agenda

The Reagan Revolution
Deregulation
Air Traffic Controllers Strike

Supply-side economics to stimulate the economy

Sandra Day O'Connor
Government Deficits
Star Wars (SDI) Strategic Defense Initiative
Iran-Contra Scandal
Mikhail Gorbachev
Mr. Gorbachev Tear Down this Wall 
Glasnot and perestroika
INF Treaty

All Classes Homework: Complete the End of the Cold War Homework #5 Due Tuesday 5/23

23
Aim all Classes: The Presidency of George H. W. Bush

President G.H. Walker Bush and the end of the Cold War Google Presentation.

Video: President George H.W. Bush

Video: George H.W. Bush & the End of the Cold War

Video: Persian Gulf War

Video: Persian Gulf War @ Home

Handout President Bush and Clinton 

New World Order
START
Poland and Lech Walesa
The Fall of the Berlin Wall
The Collapse of the Soviet Union
Boris Yetsin
The End of the Cold War
Tiananmen Square
The Persian Gulf War
Operation Desert Storm
The Clean Air Act
The Americans with Disabilities Act

All Classes Homework: Complete the Modern History Homework #1 Due Wednesday 5/24

24
Aim all Classes: Presidents William Jefferson Clinton & George W. Bush

President Clinton Google Presentation

Alternate President Bill Clinton Google Presentation

Video: President Bill Clinton

President George W. Bush Gogle Presentation

Budget Deficits
Peace and Prosperity
Budget Surplus
Impeachment
NAFTA
The Election of 2000
Bush v. Gore 
Bush Tax Cuts
The Powell Doctrine
Global Economy / Internet
Global Warming
The War on Terror

All Classes Homework: Complete the Modern History Homework #2 Due Thursday 5/25

 

25
Aim all Classes: Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama

Video: President George W. Bush

President Obama Google Presentation

Video: President Barack Obama

Barack Obama Handout

Afghanistan / Taliban
al-Qaeda / Osama Bin Laden
The USA Patriot Act
Department of Homeland Security
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The Election of 2008
The Great Recession
Banks on the Brink
The Housing Crisis
The American Auto Industry
Stimulus Spending
Slow Recovery
The Election of 2012
Newton Shootings and Gun Contol
The Marathon Bombings in Boston


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Memorial Day

Honors Classes: Test Review Modern History Exam on the Cold War and Modern History: Due Thursday 6/1

Regents Classes:Test Review Modern History Exam on the Cold War and Modern History: Due Thursday 6/1

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Aim all Classes: What are some of the topics in the news today?

Issues in the News Handout

Globalization and its impact on the United States and New York State economy, including the workforce.

Gun violence, cyber-bullying, and electronic surveillance.

The effects of pollution, industrialization, and population growth on the environment, including urban areas (Love Canal), plant and animal life (Adirondack Park) and energy sources (Three Mile Island).

Immigration trends in New York State and New York City such as the increase in Spanish-speaking, South Asian, East Asian, Middle Eastern, and African populations

Population shift from the Midwest and northern industrial states to the Sun Belt,

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Aim all Classes: How was the United States foreign policy after the Cold War changed despite the legacies of Cold War actions which continue to affect United States foreign policy today.

The changing relationships between the United States and foreign countries such as

  • China beginning in 1950
  • Afghanistan beginning in the 1980s
  • Russia beginning in 1990
  • Middle East (Israel, Palestine, Iran, Kuwait, Iraq)
  • Countries in the Western Hemisphere, focusing on NAFTA, Cuba and Mexico
  • European Union countries

 

1 June
All Classes Test Review Today

Quick Review Study Sheets

8th Grade Final Review Book

Native Americans

Westward Expansion

Reconstruction

Industrialization

Immigration

Progressive movement

WWI

WWII

WWII @ Home

The Cold War

The Korean War

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All Classes Modern History Unit Exam CRQ Test


Regents Classes CRQ
Honors Classes CRQ

 

 

5
Aim all Classes: Modern History Multiple Choice Unit Exam today.

All Honors Classes: Test Review Sheet for Review Exam 1. ReconstructionThrough the Progressive Movement Test Due Tuesday 6/6

6
All Classes Review Test 1 Reconstruction thru the Progessive Movement

All Honors Classes: Test Review Sheet for Review Exam 2. ReconstructionThrough the WWI Test Wednesday 6/7

7
All Classes Review Test 2 Reconstruction Reconstruction thru the WWI

All Classes: Test Review Sheet for Review Exam 3. ReconstructionThrough the Great Depression Test Thursday 6/8

8
All Classes Review Test 3 Reconstruction thru the Great Depression

All Classes: Test Review Sheet for Review Exam 4. ReconstructionThrough the Cold War Part I Test Monday 6/12

9
8th Grade Fun Day

 

All Honors Classes: Test Review Sheet for Review Exam 5. ReconstructionThrough Today Due Tuesday 6/13

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All Classes Review Test 4 Reconstruction thru the WWII


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All Classes Review Test 5 Reconstruction thru the Today


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Final Day Of Classes
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Final Exams
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Final Exams
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Final Exams

 

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Final Exams
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Final Exams
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Last Day of School for Students

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Last Day for Teachers

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