Read the address by Adolf Hitler. Be prepared to discuss this primary source document and what it says about the beginning of World War II.
Monday, January 16, 2012
You will conduct an interview with a member of your family that was alive during a significant event that occured in Eastern Europe or Russia during the 20th Century. You will ask ten questions that will help you better understand the situation, politics, and players that were involved in this event. A few examples of events are the Chernobyl nuclear accident, Cuban Missile Crisis, fall of communism in Russia....etc.
You must include your questions, name of relative, relation to you, date of interview, and a one paragraph summary of what you learned from the conversation. Phone conversations are ok, as well as email dialogue.
Examples of questions you can ask might be: "What do you remember about...." "When _____ happened, how old were you?" "How did this event change the way things happened in ____________?"
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Below are a few websites with links to physical maps of Russia.
Monday, November 28, 2011
Friday, November 11, 2011
Required Assignment for Honors World Geography students:
-Bring your book or receipt of purchase to Coach Smith by Friday, November 18.
Honors students can earn extra credit by creating a poster over a Latin American country. They must first tell Coach Smith which country they would like to make a poster of - and then complete the poster by November 18. Contents of the poster must include:
-Name of country
-GDP per capita
-3x5 drawing of flag (in color)