Monday, December 17, 2018

Today’s focus will be looking at political events in the 1960s and 1970s both within Canada and internationally.

Remember to think critically as you are completing this activity – consider the extent of autonomy Canada had in the events of these 2 decades.

Political Developments in the 1960s and 1970s Cold War (FORM) Political Developments in the 1960s and 1970s Cold War

HOMEWORK:  Complete the package on the 1960s and 1970s

Thursday, December 13, 2018

A new reality settled over the world after WWII – Communism vs. Democracy.  There were icy tensions between countries of each political ideology and this time period became known as the Cold War.  The threat of war and the use of nuclear weapons had the world on edge.

What was Canada’s role in the Cold War?  How did we contribute?  How did our contributions affect our autonomy?

Political Developments in the 1950s Cold War (FORM)

Political Developments in the 1950s Cold War

HOMEWORK:  Complete the package

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Today we will begin our next unit, Canada in the Post WWII Years

Please create a new folder under Socials 10 and download the following items:

  1.  CHAPTER 6, 7, 8 LEARNING OUTCOMES AND VOCABULARY (PDF)
    CHAPTER 6, 7, 8 LEARNING OUTCOMES AND VOCABULARY
  2. Canadian Society in the Post WWII Era – Continuity and Change chart (FORM)
    Canadian Society in the Post WWII Era – Continuity and Change chart

Our focus today will be on life after WWII.  Build upon the knowledge you have to determine the continuity and change apparent in Canada in the 1950s.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Test day!  Please have a pencil, eraser, and pen ready.

When you are finished you need to complete a CORE COMPETENCIES post based on an assignment you have completed for the course thus far.  Some suggestions include:

-WWI artifact
-Autonomy essay on Canada in the Interwar Period
-Japanese Internment marked discussion

Go to your Edublog page and click on “CORE COMPETENCIES”. Follow the directions and complete your post.  If you have questions let me know.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Marked discussion on Japanese Internment
-students will review with TGT while they are not involved in the discussion

After the Allied victory on D-Day, our focus shifts towards liberating areas under Nazi occupation.  What role does the Canadian military play?  Let’s continue adding to your guided notes.

HOMEWORK:  Study for WWII unit test

 

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

  1. The lessons learned at Dieppe will be used 2 years later to successfully land on the beaches of Normandy – D-Day June 6, 1944.  Let’s learn  more about Canada’s role in this battle.
    Final 2 years of war – D-Day, Liberation of Holland, Concentration Camps, VE and VJ Day (FORM)
    Final 2 years of war – D-Day, Liberation of Holland, Concentration Camps, VE and VJ Day
  2. Movie – Storming Juno

HOMEWORK:
1.  Determine what position you will argue for the marked discussion and gather points of discussion.
2.  Study for unit test (Mon Dec 10)