History & Social Studies

Prohibition and Marijuana

Prohibition
ABC-Clio-- (you will be prompted for user name and password-- see library staff)  user=chico pw=panthers
  --Infographic
  --Library of Congress--overview and primary source documents from the time

Marijuana
Debatepedia--Should marijuana be legalized?
PowerSearch on the library home page--(UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances)--The history and effects of marijuana
New York Times-- Legalization timeline
PBS timeline
Pro/Con.org articles--medical marijuana


Euro History-- Scientific Revolution

Georgia Virtual Learning-- Scientific Revolution

Geography Quiz

Geography Quiz site

AP Euro History Survey-- Prezi

Survey (Thanks!)

Genocide research-- Alvistur

 

Armenia
Bosnia
Cambodia
Darfur
Great Purge
  • ABC-Clio    user name = chico password = panthers
  • See Grolier Encyclopedia article on Great Purge
  • for those of you who read Animal Farm freshman year, here's a Prezi showing how The Great Purge is represented in the novel
Invasion of China/Rape of Nanking
Rwanda

Ukranian/Kulak Genocide & Famine

Australia's "Stolen Generations"

Genocide Assignment

Always save to your H: drive folder-- if you aren't sure, ask library staff to help you!
When your group is finished with your project and all slides are on one PowerPt, name your presentation with:
    The name of the genocide you studied and the first names of those in your group.  Save to your H: drive.
    Then, COPY your PowerPoint and PASTE to your teacher's folder on the K: Drive.

Slides:

  1. Provide some basic facts about the historical background of where the genocide took place, when it happened, how many people were involved, and how many victims.
  2. Identify who was involved; leaders of government or military who promoted and implemented actions of genocide; how did they come into power; was there any resistance or opposition to their leadership? What was their political goal?
  3. Identify and describe any classifications or categories of people; religious, ethnic, etc., that would be victims of genocide.
  4. Identify and describe an symbols or language used to separate, exclude or dehumanize a group of people from society.
  5. Identify and describe how the genicide was organized, planned, and implemented; how victims were separated from society; how victims were killed.
  6. Identify and describe how perpetrators of the genocide attempted to hide, cover-up, and deny their actions.
  7. Identify and descirbe if the genocide could have been prevented; were there people, groups, organizations, governments, etc., that knew of genocide but were too slow or failed to act?
  8. Describe the aftermath: were there punishments? what was the death toll?  what were the effects on the survivors?
  9. The last slide hyperlinks the sources you used.  Title it Sources      To hyperlink a source on your last slide, type the title of your webpage and the organization responsible for the site.  Copy the URL address from your webpage.  Highlight the Title/Organization on your PowerPoint information on your slide, right-click on the highlight and click on hyperlink.  Paste the URL address into the box that says address.  Save.  Your hyperlink will work when you play your presentation. 

Visuals:

  • include maps, photos, charts, graphs, and/or short video clips

 

Genocide PowerPt Instructions

Making one large group PowerPt presentation from smaller PowerPts. --

1. Rename your PowerPt the name of the Genocide you're researching and your first name.  Example: Darfur Linda
2. COPY your PowerPt by opening your H:Drive from the Start Menu.
3. Open the K:Drive, then the Student folder.  Paste your PowerPt in the Genocide folder.  
4. COPY  your slides by clicking on the first (top) slide in the left column of your PowerPt program.  Hold down the SHIFT key and click on the last slide.  All of your slides should be selected.  Right click and COPY.  Right click and PASTE your slides into the left column of the PowerPt that has the first slides of your presentation.  Continue pasting slides from the other slides in your presentation.  
    

When you're finished--
5. SAVE AS the finished PowerPt to the H: Drive of the person logged on, adding the first names of each person in the group to the name of the PowerPt.  Example of a PowerPt name:  Darfur Linda Mark Ally Jason

6. COPY the finished PowerPt from the H: Drive of the group member who has saved it by opening the H: Drive from the Start Menu.  
7. Open the K: Drive, then Teachers then your teacher's folder (Alvistur or Snider).  Open the Assignments folder, then your class Period.  PASTE  your finished PowerPt into this folder.

Reminder--  the path is -- Copy and paste individual PowerPts to the K: Students folder (Genocide folder).  Create a single group PowerPt.  Save the group PowerPt to the H: drive of one of the members of the group.  Copy and paste the PowerPt to your teacher's Assignment folder on the K: drive. 

World History Country Studies

Start your search with Grolier Online Encyclopedia and Discovery Collection database found on the CHS library homepage!
Travel Country Sites

Industrial Revolution

Works Cited examples for a web page, database, and online encyclopedia.

Links:

For information on agriculture, the historic effects and irreversible changes in daily life, try Grolier's Online Encyclopedia article on the Industrial Revolution, especially Encyclopedia Americana.
Groliers also has articles on Social Darwinism, child labor, and different inventors and inventions.
There are also websites and periodical articles linked to Grolier articles.


BBC--Victorian Age

Industrial Revolution-- Internet Modern History Sourcebook

AP European History

The AP European History textbook

The Louvre Museum in France

Merging PowerPoint Presentations

 

 Instructions for merging PowerPoint presentations --
                    .pdf
                    Word doc

Geography

Holocaust Project-- Snider

World War I -- Snider

Assignment: Ms. Snider
Saving your work (special instructions):
Remember to always save to your H drive!!

When you're finished, also save your work to Ms. Snider's folder on the K drive.

Alternative Links

Elections

Election web sites
  • Factcheck site, created by the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, a nonpartisan, nonprofit "consumer advocate" for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics.

Ancient Rome and Roman Mythology

Roman Mythology

The Fall of Rome

Ancient Rome

Tolerance project for Ms. Snider

Tolerance assignment for Ms. Snider

Links for assignment

Country Facts

CIA World Factbook-- Statistical information about different countries under the categories of Geography, People, Economy, Government, Communications, Transportation, Military, and Transnational Issues.  

World Health Information -- Information regarding the average annual income for countries is listed under Gross National Income per Capita.

Child Labor

  
Child labor website from The History Place

WW I Newspaper links

The Stars and Stripes-- a military newspaper from WWI

WWI Posters:
http://www.library.georgetown.edu/dept/speccoll/amposter.htm

http://library.georgetown.edu/dept/speccoll/britpost/posters.htm

http://www.firstworldwar.com/posters/usa.htm

Trial subscription to ABC-CLIO

World History--Snider

www.lizardpoint.com/fun/geoquiz/