Social Studies 30-1
Welcome to Social Studies 30-1Posted on Feb 3 2017
Reviewed course material and class expectations. This term we will be examining "To what extent should we embrace an ideology?". The individual philosopher current event assignment was explained- Deadline is Wednesday, February 8/17- please examine…
Mark DistributionPosted on Jan 18 2017
Final Marks for Term 1 were given out. Well done! Good luck on the multiple choice exam next Tuesday. Mrs. K.
Diploma Exam Part APosted on Jan 17 2017
Students completed Part A of the Diploma Exam - Hope things went well!
Review for Part APosted on Jan 16 2017
Reviewed for tomorrow's Part A diploma. Be sure to have philosophers and several key examples committed to memory to use in your essay. Review liberal principles that can be integrated into the source analysis.
Final Exam, Multiple ChoicePosted on Jan 13 2017
Students completed the final multiple choice exam today. Marks will be posted online this weekend. Review examples for your diploma exam on Tuesday. Will continue to review on Monday. Have a restful weekend.
Essay helpPosted on Jan 11 2017
Yesterday's source analysis was returned and examined. Reviewed approaches and evidence that can be used to tomorrow's economics final exam essay. Study economists and economic events for tomorrow.
Final Exam Source AnalysisPosted on Jan 10 2017
Students completed a source analysis as part of their in-house final exam (10% of teacher mark). Source analysis is valued at 20% of in-house final. Essay on Thursday - economics theme.
Review for final, Current EventsPosted on Jan 9 2017
Events over the Christmas break - Reviewed for tomorrow's source analysis - political theme. Thursday - essay final Friday - multiple choice final
Ernest Green StoryPosted on Dec 21 2016
Viewed the Ernest Green Story - a story of integration at Central High in Little Rock, Arkansas, 1957. Wishing happy holidays to the Social Studies 30-1 class!
Exams returned, Ernest Green StoryPosted on Dec 20 2016
Students picked up handouts for reviewing purposes! Began viewing the Ernest Green Story - based on a true story of 9 black high school students in Little Rock, Arkansas. Will continue tomorrow.
Cold War/Contemporary Issues ExamPosted on Dec 19 2016
Students completed a unit exam on the Cold War. Review materials will be given out tomorrow. We have completed the program of studies!
Ch. 13/14 open booklet quizPosted on Dec 16 2016
Students completed the last two chapters of the text - 13/14 - open booklet quiz. Well done - we have completed the program of studies. One more exam to go - Cold War/Contemporary Events on Monday. Be sure to study as it is a factually-laden exam-…
Aboriginal perspectives/source analysisPosted on Dec 15 2016
Handout distributed on Aboriginal Perspectives. Students analyzed two sources for essays, one political and one economic. Some time will be given at the start of tomorrow's bock to complete the analysis. Ch. 13/14 open booklet quiz tomorrow! Be…
Latest eventsPosted on Dec 14 2016
Concluded contemporary issues. Viewed a clip on an overview of the Cold War. Tomorrow - two source analyses. You are permitted to use your notes and textbook. Ch. 13/14 questions due Friday - open booklet quiz.
Source Analysis - Cold WarPosted on Dec 13 2016
Students completed a source analysis with a Cold War theme. Remember that ch. 13/14 questions are due for Friday - open booklet quiz.
More contemporary issuesPosted on Dec 12 2016
Completed the booklet on the world since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Tuesday - Source Analysis on the Cold War Thursday - analyze two sources for essays, one political and one economic Friday - ch. 13/14 quiz - may use booklets
Contemporary IssuesPosted on Dec 9 2016
The word since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989... Contemporary Issues booklet - creation of EU, trade blocs, Palestinian situation.... Ch. 13/14 question booklets given out - quiz on Friday the 16h.
Cold War LegacyPosted on Dec 8 2016
End of the Cold War and its legacy. Began contemporary issues since the fall of the Berlin Wall. Information booklet distributed. Remember that chapter 7 questions are due tomorrow and will be submitted for a mark.
Vietnam WarPosted on Dec 7 2016
Completed the film on the Cold War. Vietnam War examined - important concepts - containment, domino effect, guerrilla war, peaceful co-existence. Chapter 7 questions for Friday.
Korrean War/Cuban Missile CrisisPosted on Dec 6 2016
Lecture - Events from Korean War to Cuban Missile Crisis. Policies of containment, MAD and detente. Chapter 7 questions are due this Friday.
Truman Doctrine, Marshall PlanPosted on Dec 5 2016
Covered events after WW II and beginning of Cold War. Focused on the Truman Doctrine (containment policy) and the Marshall Plan. Viewed the first part of film on the Cold War. Tomorrow - Korean War and Cuban Missile Crisis. Work on chapter 7 questions.
Introduction to Cold WarPosted on Dec 2 2016
Examined post-war issues that led to the Cold War. Handout on key events of the Cold War has been distributed. Work on chapter 7 questions from the textbook.
Essay, political themePosted on Dec 1 2016
Students completed an essay with a political source. Work on Cold War questions tonight if you have the opportunity.
Exam, Political systemsPosted on Nov 30 2016
Students completed an exam on political systems. Tomorrow - essay with a political source.
Source Analysis - PoliticalPosted on Nov 30 2016
Students wrote a source analysis with political sources. Study for tomorrow's multiple choice exam on political systems. Do the practice exams provided.
Ch. 11/12 quizPosted on Nov 28 2016
December homework calendar and chapter 7 questions distributed today. today - completed ch.11/12 quiz Tuesday - source analysis Wednesday - Exam, political systems, MC Thursday - essay Friday - begin Cold War
Review/viability of liberalismPosted on Nov 24 2016
How to approach multiple choice questions - group work, political systems. Students received extra exams for practice. Exam is on Wednesday. Time given to work on chapter 12 questions - viability of liberalism Quiz ch. 11/12 - Monday so questions must…
Liberalism in PracticePosted on Nov 23 2016
Students examined chapter 11 - complexities of liberalism in practice - includes War Measures Act. changes to the homework calendar - Ch. 11/12 open booklet quiz on Monday, Nov. 28th Tuesday - Nov. 29 - Source Analysis Wed. Nov. 30 - exam on political…
PATRIOT ACT/Freedom ActPosted on Nov 22 2016
Notes were provided on Canada's new anti-terrorism legislation and the PATRIOT Act. Viewed clips on the 3 times the War Measures Act was used and on the issues surrounding the implementation of the PATRIOT Act.
Civlil liberties vs securityPosted on Nov 21 2016
Handout - extreme groups and War Measures Act. Limited to freedoms. Will continue with the PATRIOT Act tomorrow. Chapter 9 notes deferred until Wednesday.
Hearts of Hate filmPosted on Nov 18 2016
Students viewed "Hearts of Hate" and completed an activity on the documentary. Remember that chapter 9 notes are due on Tuesday.
Techniques of DictatorshipsPosted on Nov 16 2016
Completed "Swing Kids" film and discussed questions. Remember that chapter 8 questions are due for tomorrow!
Swing KidsPosted on Nov 15 2016
Continued viewing film "Swing Kids" - techniques of dictatorship. Will complete tomorrow. Remember that chapter 8 questions are due on Thursday.
Rise of Nazi GermanyPosted on Nov 14 2016
Week ahead - ch. 8 questions due this Thursday. Issue of reparations, war guilt and hyper-inflation in 1920s. Current events - popular vote and the American Electoral College. What is behind the protests? News article distributed.
Swing Kids filmPosted on Nov 10 2016
Students handed in questions on ch. 10, authoritarianism. Began viewing "Swing Kids" film that depicts the plight of German students forced into the Hitler Jugend in Nazi Germany. Students were given a set of questions to accompany the film. Will…
Nazi Germany examPosted on Nov 9 2016
Students completed an open book exam on Nazi Germany from Ideologies text. Ch. 10 questions due tomorrow.
Which candidate gets your vote?Posted on Nov 8 2016
election project due - students completed a response justifying who they would vote for in the election. Ch. 10 dictatorship questions due on Thursday.
Exams returnedPosted on Nov 7 2016
Exam on democracy was reviewed, emphasis on proportional representation and executive accountability. Time was given to work on the election project that is due tomorrow.
Exam on DemocraciesPosted on Nov 3 2016
Students completed exam on Canadian/American democracies - MC, Short Answer and Matching of people and terms. American election project is due on Tuesday.
Written response on Canadian/American political systemsPosted on Nov 2 2016
Students wrote an essay on the similarities and differences of the Canadian and American political systems. Don't forget to study for tomorrow's exam on democracy. Make use of the review sheet at the back of the information booklet.
Ch. 10 ques/chartPosted on Nov 1 2016
Completed chart on Canadian/American political systems. Worked on chapter 10 questions - due tomorrow. Review for tomorrow's in-class response on similarities/differences between Canadian and American democracies.
Canadian democracyPosted on Oct 31 2016
Students recorded important political leaders and notes from the handout on Canadian/American democracries. CS #1, terms and questions were submitted. Work on chapter 10 questions - due Wednesday.
American election projectPosted on Oct 28 2016
November homework calendars were distributed. Worked on the American election project today. Students were asked to select their cartoon and article as a minimum. Remember that CS #1, questions, page 71, and people/terms on page 70 (total of 24)…
Canadian and American political systemsPosted on Oct 27 2016
Students worked on Case Study #1, old Ideologies text, terms/people on page 70 and questions #1-11 on page 71. due Monday, October 31st. Began recording key differences/similarities between Canadian and American systems.
Introduction to political systemsPosted on Oct 26 2016
Essays returned - focus on key words - private property, haves and have nots.... Information booklet on Canadian/American political systems was given out. CS #1, old Ideologies textbook, p. 70 - 24 terms and page 71 - Questions #1-11 assigned. …
Essay, economics themePosted on Oct 25 2016
Students completed an essay with a source based on a particular economics perspective. Tomorrow we begin Canadian/American political systems.
Exam, Economics fascism & communismPosted on Oct 24 2016
Students completed MC/Short Answer exam on economics with a focus on fascism and communism. Tomorrow - essay on economics. Come prepared with examples to use (cannot use any outside material during the essay). Wednesday - Start of Canadian/American…
Review for Monday's examPosted on Oct 21 2016
Chapter 5 questions were returned and the review sheet for Monday's exam on fascist/communist systems was examined. Monday's exam will be both multiple choice and short answer format. Be sure to study!
Source-based essayPosted on Oct 20 2016
Students were given a template on how to approach the source-based position paper and two examples were explored. Reviewed fascist/communist economic systems - test on Monday.
Source Analysis - EconomicsPosted on Oct 19 2016
Completed economics - source analysis assignment. Review essay tomorrow.
Fascism/Communism QuizPosted on Oct 18 2016
Students completed a quiz on chapter 5- rejection of liberal principles in Nazi Germany and Communist Russia. Handouts on templates for Source analysis and an example source analysis with an economics theme were distributed. Study economic principles…
Reactions to liberalismPosted on Oct 17 2016
Reviewed key features of fascism in Nazi Germany and communism under Lenin and Stalin. Ch. 5 questions are due tomorrow and may be used for the quiz.
Exam, MC EconomicsPosted on Oct 14 2016
Students completed a multiple choice exam on economics, focus on mixed and market economies. Remember that chapter 5 questions are due on Tuesday - quiz.
Exam, Short Answer on EconomicsPosted on Oct 13 2016
Students wrote the short answer portion on mixed and market economies. Remember to study for your multiple choice portion tomorrow.
Review of EconomicsPosted on Oct 12 2016
Reviewed questions/concepts for tomorrow's Short Answer exam. Be sure to study.
Completion of the Soviet StoryPosted on Oct 7 2016
New Deal poster due today. Practice multiple choice questions were distributed. Look over the review sheets and be sure to bring any questions you may have for Wednesday's class. Happy Thanksgiving, Mrs. Kruhlak
The Soviet StoryPosted on Oct 6 2016
Students viewed the film "The Soviet Story" that depicts the ideological foundation of Nazism and Communism in Soviet Russia. The film shows the consequences of the policies of Hitler and Stalin. We will complete the film tomorrow. REMEMBER THE NEW…
Soviet RussiaPosted on Oct 5 2016
ch. 6 questions due today. Chapter 5 - Soviet Russia and Nazi Germany- challenges to liberalism - were distributed. Handout on communist theory, timelines of Soviet Union and the contributions of Lenin and Stalin. Remember your New Deal poster for…
Capitalism vs SocialismPosted on Oct 4 2016
Recap of the key features of socialism and capitalism. Viewed John Green's Crash course entitled "Capitalism vs Socialism". Review sheets for next week's exams were distributed. Remember that chapter 6 questions are due tomorrow and the New Deal…
Modern LiberalismPosted on Oct 3 2016
Source analysis and ch. 4 questions returned. Samples of student writing are available on the Alberta Education website. Contributions of Edmund Burke, Robert Owen, etc. were reviewed. Remember that the second part of chapter 6 questions are due…
The CrashPosted on Sep 30 2016
October homework calendar, chapter 6 second half questions and questions to accompany the film "The Crash" were distributed. Viewed "The Crash", a documentary on the causes of the financial meltdown of 2008. Work on chapter 6 questions (Due Oct. 5) and…
The Great DepressionPosted on Sep 29 2016
Yesterday's exam on Canada's mixed economy was reviewed. Continued with the disadvantages of the market economy and examined the Great Depression. Viewed documentary on the Great Depression. Don't forget to complete chapter 4 questions for tomorrow.…
Canada's mixed economyPosted on Sep 28 2016
Students completed an open book exam on key features of Canada's mixed economy. Ideologies text, CS #15. Remember to have chapter 4 questions done for Friday.
Triangle Shirt Waist Factory FirePosted on Sep 27 2016
Notes were given on the main features of economic systems. Examined the advantages/disadvantages of the market-driven economy. Watched a film clip on the Triangle Shirt Waist Factory Fire of 1911 that highlights the problems of an unregulated economy.
Quiz ch. 3/6Posted on Sep 26 2016
Students completed an open booklet quiz (based on questions completed from the chapters.) Marks are posted on-line.
Classical liberalismPosted on Sep 23 2016
Completed SICKO - individualism vs collectivism Began the 1920s - matching of terms. Ch. 3/6 due on Monday - quiz. Enjoy the weekend.
Source AnalysisPosted on Sep 22 2016
Students composed their first source analysis whereby 3 sources were analyzed and a relationship between all 3 sources identified. Ch. 3/6 due Monday.
Source Analysis overviewPosted on Sep 21 2016
Students were given a sample question of the source analysis assignment. Tomorrow's source analysis will cover philosophers/writers introduced in Related Issue #1. Completed SICKO.
Presentations/reviewPosted on Sep 19 2016
Completed philosophers' presentations and reviewed for tomorrow's exam.
Philosopher PresentationPosted on Sep 15 2016
Students presented on a philosopher - personal life, theories, movie/song clip... Will continue you on Monday. Exam on Related Issue #1, Tuesday - review sheet given out. Worksheets on ch. 3/6 and chapter 4 have been distributed so work ahead if you…
Quiz, Related Issue #1Posted on Sep 14 2016
Students wrote an open booklet quiz on Related Issue #1 and philosophers. Everyone must be ready to present their partner projects in front of the class tomorrow.
SICKOPosted on Sep 13 2016
Students viewed "SICKO" that contrasts various health care programs in the world. Questions on the film are in the booklet. Open booklet quiz tomorrow. Be sure to have all of the questions completed in the booklet.
Overview of booklet questionsPosted on Sep 12 2016
Week ahead- Wed. quiz - booklet due - will be submitted for a mark. Thursday - philosopher partner project - all must present Will view SICKO tomorrow - technical difficulties today!
Related Issue #1 conceptsPosted on Sep 9 2016
Continued with the political/economic spectrum. Discussion of themes of ideology- does this include race? Important due dates: Monday - philosophers' chart, including current event article Tuesday - philosopher project with partner to be presented…
Political/economic spectrumPosted on Sep 8 2016
Left and right side of political/economic spectrums - Key terms explained Viewed Crash course on politics and government #35 Completed notes on Rousseau Students were given time to work on Related Issue #1 booklet and philosophers' chart
PhilosophersPosted on Sep 7 2016
Political spectrum - where do you fit? Began notes on three philosophers - Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Jean-Jacques Rousseau Work on Related Issue #1 booklet.
September homework calendarPosted on Sep 6 2016
September homework calendar, general vocabulary list and current events title page distributed. Completed lifeboat activity to illustrate individualism vs collectivism. Work on philosophers' chart, intro, ch.1/2 for homework.
Swing KidsPosted on Apr 29 2016
Students began viewing "Swing Kids" that is set in 1938-9 in Nazi Germany. First part of American election was submitted. Remember that the partner portion is due on Monday. Work on Chapters 11/12 - quiz on Tuesday.
More Nazi GermanyPosted on Apr 28 2016
Students were given the first block to work on American election project. The individual portion is due tomorrow. Second half of the class went over key Nazi beliefs.
Nazi theories, American election projectPosted on Apr 27 2016
Time was given for the American election project due this Friday. Lecture on Nazi Germany.
American Election project timePosted on Apr 26 2016
Students were given time to work on American election project. Reviewed chapter 11. Handout on War Measures Act will be helpful for chapter 11.
Quiz on Nazi GermanyPosted on Apr 25 2016
Students completed an open book quiz on Nazi Germany. Ch. 11 is due Thursday but will not be submitted until May 3rd when the quiz is done with ch. 11/12. Work on the American election project.
MAM 3020 Module Final examPosted on Apr 21 2016
Students completed the final exam for MAM 3020. Chapter 11 was distributed. Remember that chapter 10, second half, is due Monday. Work on your American election projects over the weekend.
American election projectPosted on Apr 20 2016
Students were given class time to work on the American election project - cartoon, article, candidates and parties - due April 29th.
Exam returned...Posted on Apr 19 2016
Reviewed results of yesterday's exam. Mystery of the missing CD "Swing Kids". If unavailable will continue with dictatorships tomorrow. Remember to study for the MAM 3020 module final exam this Thursday.
Exam, DemocraciesPosted on Apr 18 2016
Students completed an exam on Canadian/American democracies. MAM 3030 module exam is this coming Thursday. Ch. 10 on dictatorships is due April 25th.
American Election projectPosted on Apr 15 2016
The project outline for the American election was distributed today. Ch. 10 and written response on Canadian/American political systems was returned. Be sure to study for Monday's exam- make use of the review sheet.
WR on Can/Am systemsPosted on Apr 14 2016
Completed an in-class written response on similarities/differences of the Canadian and American political systems. Review tonight for Monday's exam.
Democracies in actionPosted on Apr 13 2016
Film - Parliamentary system vs Presidential system. Review of terms. Students created a matching activity of political leaders and exchanged with another student to complete their version. Tomorrow chapter 10 is due and an in-class written response…
CS #1 duePosted on Apr 12 2016
Corrected terms on CS #1, American and Canadian political systems. Students were asked to turn in questions for marking. Thursday - chapter 10 questions due. Topic discussed - executive accountability and proportional representation. Handout…
Political systems bookletPosted on Apr 11 2016
Completed information on Canadian parliamentary system. Introduced the concept of proportional representation. Tomorrow - CS #1 terms and questions due. Thursday - chapter 10 questions due
Chart on Political systemsPosted on Apr 8 2016
Students completed a chart on the Canadian parliamentary system and the American Congressional system of governments. Chapter 10 (due April 14th) was distributed. Case Study #1 from the old Ideologies textbook - terms/people and Questions #1-11,…
Canadian/American Political systemsPosted on Apr 7 2016
What are the key differences/similarities between the Canadian and American political systems? Assignments III and IV for MAM 3020 due tomorrow.
MAM 3020, Assignments III and IVPosted on Apr 6 2016
Assignments III and IV were handed out and worked on. - Due Friday, April 8th Students were asked to submit Assignment II by the end of the block.
MAM 3020 Assignment IIPosted on Apr 5 2016
Assignment II was distributed from the MAM 3020 module booklets. Due tomorrow.
MAM 3020Posted on Apr 4 2016
Marketing and Management, 3020 booklets were distributed and students worked on Assignment I. Assignment I is due tomorrow at the end of the class.
Start of Political systemsPosted on Mar 23 2016
Exams on communism/fascism were returned. Booklet on Canadian and American democracies was distributed. Began working on CS #1, p. 70 and Ques. 1-11 from old Ideologies textbook. No homework over the spring break.
Exam, Economics, communism/fascismPosted on Mar 22 2016
Students wrote a short answer and multiple choice exam on economics, focus on communism and fascism. Will begin political systems tomorrow. All outstanding assignments/exam must be cleared up tomorrow!
Source AnalysisPosted on Mar 21 2016
Source analysis with economics theme was completed. Study for tomorrow's exam, focus on communism and fascism.
Essay, economics themePosted on Mar 17 2016
Students completed an essay with an economics source. Submitted at the end of the class. Remember the source analysis on Monday and the exam on economics, focus on communist and fascism on Tuesday, March 22nd.
Review for tomorrow's essayPosted on Mar 16 2016
Students were given back ch. 5 quiz. Reviewed the concepts of fascism and communism. Two examples of essay sources were given and a template was provided on how to approach the SS 30-1 source-based essay. Meet in Room 113 tomorrow for the essay.…
ch. 5 quizPosted on Mar 15 2016
Students wrote a chapter 5 quiz on Nazi Germany/Stalinist Russia. Essay tips given tomorrow. Essay (economics source) will be written this Thursday.
Stalin and the Modernization of USSRPosted on Mar 14 2016
St. Patrick's Day quiz - Review of chapter 5 - 1917 Revolutions, key figures film clip - Stalin and the Modernization of Russia Chapter 5 questions due tomorrow - open booklet quiz
Nazi Germany economyPosted on Mar 10 2016
Key features of Nazi rule. Controlled private enterprise, techniques used to secure obedience... Chapter 5 due on Tuesday. Viewed "Hitler's Germany 1933-36).
Nazi Germany/Stalinist RussiaPosted on Mar 9 2016
Began economic systems of Nazi Germany and Russia. Chapter 5 questions - due Tuesday. Exams were returned. Any student receiving under 50% will be red-doored on PACK Day for extra help.
Exam, Market and Mixed Short AnswerPosted on Mar 8 2016
Students wrote an exam on market and mixed economies, short answer format. Chapter 5 has been distributed. Due March 15th.
Exam, Market and MixedPosted on Mar 7 2016
Wrote multiple choice exam on market and mixed economies. Remember to make use of the review sheet for tomorrow's short answer exam. Bull vs bear market... Chapter 5 questions distributed - due March 15th.
Review for Market/mixed economy examPosted on Mar 4 2016
Reviewed for Monday/Tuesday exam on market/mixed economy. Make use of the review sheet as you study.
Triangle Shirt Fire, economic termsPosted on Mar 3 2016
Students viewed a portion of a documentary on the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factor fire that killed 146 people and led to labour legislation. Worked with a partner on economic terms from Ideologies textbook. Look over the review sheet for tomorrow's…
Completed CrashPosted on Mar 2 2016
Completed documentary "Crash". Be sure to turn in your questions. Chapter 6 questions due tomorrow!
Completion of CS #15 quiz, CrashPosted on Mar 1 2016
Students were given more time to complete an open book quiz on Canada's mixed economy. Began viewing "Crash", a documentary that chronicles the sub-prime mortgage crash of 2008. Questions on the film will be submitted when the films completed. Remember…
Canada's mixed economy quizPosted on Feb 29 2016
Students worked on open book quiz on Canada's mixed economy - textbook - Ideologies, CS #15. More time will be given in tomorrow's class for those who didn't quite finish. March homework calendars distributed. Chapter 6, Part II due Thursday. New…
Wall Street CrashPosted on Feb 25 2016
Chapter 4 questions due. Remainder of Chapter 6 questions distributed. March Homework calendar will be available on Monday. Read article on the collapse of Wall Street in 1929 and the underlying reasons for the weakness in the American economy.…
Chapter 4 due tomorrow!Posted on Feb 24 2016
Chapter 4 questions must be submitted tomorrow. Includes the single sheet of 8 ideologies. Completed Great Depression film. Some time allotted for chapter 4 questions.
Ch. 3/6 quizPosted on Feb 23 2016
Students completed a quiz on ch. 3/6 related to the Industrial Revolution and classical liberalism. Time was allotted for chapter 4 questions which are due this Thursday and must be submitted for a mark.
Roaring 20sPosted on Feb 22 2016
Classical liberalism - unbridled capitalism in the 1920s, Began viewing film on the Great Depression. Questions on ch. 3/6 due tomorrow - open booklet quiz. Chapter 4 questions distributed today.
New Deal ProjectPosted on Feb 19 2016
New Deal project was explained and students signed up for a program. Handouts on classical liberalism, economic systems and the Great Crash on Wall Street, 1929, were distributed. Work on Ch.3/6 if you have time.
Classical liberalismPosted on Feb 18 2016
Completed presentations and began classical liberalism. Will explain New Deal project tomorrow. Work on ch. 3/6 if you have the time.
Exam, Related Issue #1Posted on Feb 17 2016
Completed first exam on ideology and identity. Marks are posted on-line.
Overview of Related Issue #1Posted on Feb 16 2016
Continued with presentations. Study for tomorrow's exam which includes current events. Multiple choice format.
Source Analysis #1Posted on Feb 12 2016
Students completed their first source analysis on ideologies and identity. Review for Wednesday's exam and be sure to read the current events handout as it will be included on the exam. Spend some time with your family this weekend.
Related Issue#1 QuizPosted on Feb 11 2016
Students completed an open booklet quiz on intro/ch.1/2 booklet and on the philosophers. Review sheet distributed for Tuesday's exam. Read the current event booklet given out on the first day of class as current events will be on the exam also. Next…
Philosophers' Chart/presentationPosted on Feb 10 2016
Philosophers' chart due - began presentations. Remainder will be done on Tuesday. BOOKLET IS DUE TOMORROW on ch. 1/2 and intro. Open booklet quiz.
Issue #1Posted on Feb 9 2016
Completed SICKO. Maps were submitted. Worked on philosophers/intro/ch.1/2 booklet. Remember to have your presentation ready for tomorrow. Philosophers' chart will be turned in tomorrow.
More SICKOPosted on Feb 8 2016
Continued to view SICKO - Maps of Middle East, and Europe due tomorrow Wednesday - Philosophers' chart, presentation due Thursday - Intro/ch.1/2 booklet and philosophers due - must be submitted, open booklet quiz Friday - In-class source analysis Use…
SICKOPosted on Feb 3 2016
Began viewing documentary "SICKO" and will complete viewing it on Monday. Students are advised to work on their ch. 1/2/intro booklet questions (Due Thursday Feb. 11th with an open booklet quiz) and the philosophers' project which is due on Wednesday,…
PhilosophersPosted on Feb 2 2016
Philosophers' chart and project explained. Students signed up for two philosophers for their presentation on Feb. 10th. The philosophers' chart may be hand-written in pen or typed. Hopefully we will locate SICKO for tomorrow!
Class expectationsPosted on Feb 1 2016
Course outline, class expectations, February homework calendar, current events title page, Chapters Intro, 1/2 booklets - worksheets and background information, current events booklet focusing on the Syrian refugee crisis, 2 maps - civil war in Syria…
Final class dayPosted on Jan 15 2016
Reviewed multiple choice final. Good luck with the diploma multiple choice portion. Hope the second semester goes well for you, Mrs.Kruhlak
Review WRPosted on Jan 13 2016
Reviewed examples/philosophers for written responses tomorrow. Final marks distributed. Be sure to study tonight and come to Room 108 for one final review before your diploma begins.
Multiple Choice Final ExamPosted on Jan 12 2016
Multiple Choice final exam. Marks are posted on-line. Study for the written responses.
Political Source Analysis FinalPosted on Jan 11 2016
Wrote Political source analysis/interpretation for the in-class final. Study for tomorrow's Multiple Choice Final Exam - worth 50% of the overall in-house final exam.
MAM 3020 finalPosted on Jan 8 2016
MAM 3020 final administered today. Be sure to review political systems for your Political source analysis on Monday. Tuesday - MC final Set aside some time to relax this weekend!
Essay finalPosted on Jan 7 2016
Students completed their in-house final, essay portion today. Study for tomorrow's MAM 3020 exam.
Written Response reviewPosted on Jan 6 2016
Two handouts distributed - Written Responses and Quick Studying Guide for the diploma. Be sure to study economic examples for tomorrow's final essay.
More economic reviewPosted on Jan 5 2016
Completed the short answer questions on economics. Tomorrow we will look at examples for the written responses. Essay is on Thursday.
Economics ReviewPosted on Jan 4 2016
January homework calendar distributed. Reviewed basic economic principles/events/people. Began short answer questions which will be completed in tomorrow's class. Make use of the review package. Happy 2016!
Ernest Green Story endPosted on Dec 18 2015
Completed the Ernest Green Story. Have a wonderful Christmas vacation. MAM 3020 exam will be on Friday, January 8, 2016.
Ernest Green StoryPosted on Dec 17 2015
Civil rights movement in USA - Story of the Little Rock Nine, Arkansas, Ernest Green Story Will continue viewing tomorrow.
MAM 3020 module workPosted on Dec 16 2015
Students worked on MAM 3020 work. Please have all 4 assignments finished by Friday.
Vocabulary QuizPosted on Dec 15 2015
Wrote vocabulary quiz for MAM 3020 and worked on the module. Will have tomorrow's class to work on it as well. If you have time, work on the module tonight.
Ch. 13/14 QuizPosted on Dec 14 2015
Students completed ch. 13/14 open booklet quiz today. Worked on MAM 3020 module when done and the rest of the assignments and information books were distributed. Vocabulary quiz tomorrow.
Cold War/contemporary world ExamPosted on Dec 10 2015
Students completed a multiple choice exam on the Cold War and Contemporary World. Were asked to complete a survey by the district. Picked up the first assignment for Marketing and Management Module, 3020.
Source analysis- Cold WarPosted on Dec 9 2015
Students wrote a source analysis with the focus on the Cold War. Remember to study for tomorrow's exam - Cold War and Contemporary Issues. Multiple choice format.
Review Cold War/Contemporary IssuesPosted on Dec 8 2015
Ch. 7 questions returned. Played Kahoot! as a review of Cold War/Contemporary Issues. Source Analysis tomorrow on the Cold War. Review Cold War handout. Thursday - Cold War/Contemporary Issues Multiple Choice Exam.
Cold War filmPosted on Dec 7 2015
Pearl Harbor anniversary today... Chapter 7 questions were turned in. Viewed film on the Cold War. Take note of the following due dates: Wednesday - Source Analysis on the Cold War Thursday - Contemporary Issues/Cold War exam - MC Monday, December…
Vietnam lecturePosted on Dec 3 2015
Vietnam - causes - main characteristics - Began viewing a film on Vietnam. Fire alarm, unable to finish. Remember that chapter 7 is due on Monday.
Political essayPosted on Dec 2 2015
Students completed a source-based political essay in today's class. Remember to have your chapter 7 questions prepared and ready to turn in at the start of Monday's class, December 7th.
Cold War 1949Posted on Dec 1 2015
99 Red balloons - mutually assured destruction MAD Cold War - Why was 1949 such a significant year? Remember to review for tomorrow's essay on political systems - review philosophers and examples of leadership - Hitler's Enabling Act and rise to power,…
Start of Cold WarPosted on Nov 30 2015
Two handouts on the Cold War were distributed. Source analysis marks are posted. Dec. 7th ch. 7 due.
Source Analysis, politicalPosted on Nov 26 2015
Students completed a source analysis with a focus on civil liberties. We begin the Cold War on Monday. Ch. 7 questions are due on Monday, December 7th. Ch. 13/14 are available if you would like to work ahead. Enjoy the Black Friday weekend.
Political Systems ExamPosted on Nov 25 2015
Students completed an exam on political systems that covered the entire range from democracies to dictatorships. Source analysis tomorrow - focus on suspension of civil liberties, WMA, PATRIOT Act, Emergencies Act, bill C-51.... would be helpful to review.
Multiple Choice Political Systems Review, Exam tomorrowPosted on Nov 24 2015
Overview of WMA, Emergencies Act, Bill C-51, and proposed amendments to Bill C-51 by Justin Trudeau's government. Worked in groups today on disseminating multiple choice questions. Students now have practice multiple choice questions that they can…
Ch. 11/12 quizPosted on Nov 23 2015
Current events today - Ch. 11/12 quiz - check for the marks online. Wednesday - Exam, Multiple Choice on Political Systems Thursday - Source Analysis
War Measures ActPosted on Nov 19 2015
Handout on War Measures Act was given out. This is very useful for chapter 11. Chapter 11 was officially due today and Chapter 12 questions are due on Monday. An open booklet quiz will be done on Monday so you must come to class with both sets…
Hearts of Hate filmPosted on Nov 18 2015
Completed Hearts of Hate film. If you were absent please obtain the notes recorded on current events - Paris bombings, climate change conference in Paris... Ch. 12 distributed. Ch. 11 due tomorrow. Open booklet quiz on Monday for chapters 11/12.
Aboriginal Perspectives, Extremist groupsPosted on Nov 17 2015
Completed the reading by Thomas King on the importance of stories. Timeline for aboriginal rights examined. Began viewing the film "Hearts of Hate" that deals with Canadian racist, neo-Nazi groups. Ch. 9 notes were submitted. Ch. 11 questions are…
Paris Current events...Posted on Nov 16 2015
Discussed the implications of the Paris bombings on world events and Canada's role. Ch. 11 questions were distributed. Ch. 9 notes are due tomorrow!
Aboriginal perspectivesPosted on Nov 13 2015
Continued with concepts from chapter 8 - aboriginal perspectives - story "The Truth about Stories" - will continue next week. Remember to have chapter 9 notes completed on Tuesday.
Ch. 8 conceptsPosted on Nov 12 2015
Returned Nazi Germany exams to review multiple choice questions. Issues in chapter 8 - neo-conservativism, challenges to liberalism - Doukhobors - began film on Sons of Freedom. Chapter 8 questions were due today. Turn in Swing Kids questions - tomorrow…
Swing Kids Sad EndingPosted on Nov 10 2015
Viewed the remainder of Swing Kids. Complete and turn in the questions on Thursday. Remember the significance of tomorrow - November 11th.
Swing KidsPosted on Nov 9 2015
Began viewing "Swing Kids" - students are answering the accompanying questions. Ch. 10, Part II questions were returned. Ch. 8 is due on Thursday. Tomorrow is the final day for all outstanding assignments/exams/projects.
Nazi GermanyPosted on Nov 5 2015
Exam marks for Nazi Germany exam are on line. All students should have chapter 8 questions that are due on Thursday, Nov. 12th. What happened in Germany during the interwar period? How was Hitler able to pass the Enabling Act? Will view "Swing…
Nazi Germany ExamPosted on Nov 4 2015
Yesterday's exam on Canadian/American political systems was returned. Overall, students did well. Today we wrote an open book exam on Nazi Germany, CS #9, Ideologies text that also included 20 diploma-style multiple choice questions. Remember that…
Exam, Canadian and American Political systemsPosted on Nov 3 2015
Students completed an exam on Canadian/American political systems that consisted of matching people in political positions, terms, short answer and multiple choice. Remember that the second set of chapter 10 questions are due on Thursday.
Review for Political systemsPosted on Nov 2 2015
Reviewed terms/people/concepts for tomorrow's exam on Canadian and American political systems. Be sure to go through all of chapter 10, CS #1 terms and questions and all handouts, particularly the information booklet on Canadian/American political systems.
Written Response on Can/American systemsPosted on Oct 29 2015
Completed written response on Canadian/American political systems. Second set of questions on chapter 10, dictatorships, distributed. Exam on Tuesday - review sheet on back of information booklet.
Proportional representationPosted on Oct 28 2015
What is proportional representation? How would the current seat distribution in the House of Commons be different if Canada had proportional representation? Ch. 10 questions are due tomorrow and the written response on Canadian/American political…
Comparison of USA/Canadian systemsPosted on Oct 27 2015
Completed the chart comparing USA/Canadian political systems. Discussed advantages/disadvantages of democratic systems. Ch. 10 due Thursday. Written response will be done in class on Thursday - handwritten.
CS #1 Canadian/American political systemsPosted on Oct 26 2015
Marked the terms and first half of the questions from Ideologies, CS #1. Essays and election projects were returned. Important date change - Written response on similarities/differences between the Canadian and American political systems is deferred…
Work BlockPosted on Oct 23 2015
Work block on CS #1, terms (24) and questions #1-11 on page 71. Due Monday! Chapter 10 questions distributed from SS 30-1 text Perspectives on Ideology.
Economics EssayPosted on Oct 22 2015
Students completed an essay with an economics source. Will be marked for Monday. Work on CS #1 questions and terms - due Monday.
How to write the source-based essayPosted on Oct 21 2015
Exam results are posted on-line. Outlines of how to approach the social studies 30-1 source-based essay were given and you may use these outlines for tomorrow's essay. Two examples were given and analyzed. Began the chart on similarities/differences…
Exam, Communism and FascismPosted on Oct 20 2015
Completed Short Answer and Multiple choice on the economic systems of communism and fascism.
The Soviet StoryPosted on Oct 19 2015
Completed the film "The Soviet Story" and wrote on which candidate gets my vote. Federal Election project due today.
Review sheet, Tuesday's examPosted on Oct 16 2015
Source analysis on economics was returned. Students worked on the federal election project that is due on Monday.
Source Analysis EconomicsPosted on Oct 15 2015
Students completed an economics source analysis today. Work on the federal election project. - Due Monday Oct. 19th
A Soviet StoryPosted on Oct 14 2015
Reviewed fascism/communism and continued viewing "The Soviet Story". Source analysis tomorrow - review concepts.
Lenin and StalinPosted on Oct 13 2015
Key differences between the Bolshevik leader Lenin and the Soviet leader Stalin. Work on the federal election project that is due on Monday, October the 19th. This Thursday - source analysis on economics.
Ch. 5 quiz on communism/fascismPosted on Oct 8 2015
Students completed an open booklet quiz on chapter 5, rejection of liberalism. Exam marks were released. Be sure to work on the election project over the weekend. No school tomorrow owing to the ATA Teachers' Institute Day.
Exam Short Answer EconomicsPosted on Oct 7 2015
Students completed their short answer economics exam. Ch. 5 quiz tomorrow - open booklet. Be sure to have chapter 5 completed.
Review of EconomicsPosted on Oct 6 2015
Multiple choice exam was returned and examined. Three answers were changed so check your updated mark on PowerSchool. Short Answer exam on economics tomorrow. A very specific review sheet has been handed out so be sure to make use of it.
Quiz. Ch. 3/6Posted on Sep 22 2015
completed ch 3/6 quiz and worked on chapter 4 questions. No more class time will be given so complete for homework.
Classical liberalismPosted on Sep 21 2015
Worked on ch. 3/6 questions - open booklet questions tomorrow. Chapter 4 questions distributed - due Thursday.
Progressive vs flat taxPosted on Sep 17 2015
Exams were returned and a multitude of handouts given out on classical liberalism. Examined the difference between progressive and flax tax rates. Remember to have your ch. 3/6 booklet completed for Tuesday, Sept. 22nd. Open booklet quiz on the material.
Exam Related Issue #1/CEPosted on Sep 16 2015
Students wrote their first exam of the term on Related Issue #1 and current events. Remember to work on ch. 3/6 - due Sept. 22nd.
Crash - The next Great Depression?Posted on Sep 15 2015
Students viewed the documentary "Crash - the next Great Depression?" A worksheet was provided and students were asked to complete the questions as they viewed the film. Remember to study for your exam (Related Issue #1) on Wednesday! Don't forget…
Review for Issue #1 examPosted on Sep 14 2015
Week ahead - exam has been deferred to Wednesday. Please make sure to review current events. Multiple choice format. Reviewed the spectrum today. Know where ideologies (L-R) would fit on the spectrum. Ch. 3/6 due on September 22nd but don't leave…
Source AnalysisPosted on Sep 11 2015
Students completed a source analysis assignment related to Issue #1 - identity and ideology. Ch. 3/6 - classical liberalism and the Industrial Revolution questions were handed out - due September 22nd - open booklet quiz then. If you have time over…
Quiz Related Issue #1Posted on Sep 10 2015
Students were given a quick session on Google Docs. Quiz was administered on Related Issue #1 and booklet submitted. Ch. 3/6 questions were made available. Source analysis tomorrow.
Tackling the source analysisPosted on Sep 9 2015
Philosophers charts were returned. May use them for tomorrow's quiz. Reviewed the major contributions of philosophers and analyzed how to write the source analysis. An example was provided. Remember that chapters 1/2 and introductory are due tomorrow…
Your ideologyPosted on Sep 8 2015
Completed SICKO and discussed. What ideologies do you hold important? Complete the questionnaire for tomorrow's discussion. Philosophers chart was submitted. Remember that ch. 1/2, introductory booklet is due this Thursday - open booklet quiz.…
more of SICKOPosted on Sep 4 2015
Continued viewing SICKO. Just a little portion remains. Don't forget the philosophers chart is due on Tuesday.