Gleek at a Glance, HL2 21-25 September
- Essential Question/Journal Prompt: What role does Congress play in the foreign policy process? How do the public, media, and other linkage institutions impact U.S. foreign policy?
- In Class: NO JOURNAL PROMPT (unless you want to); Complete Lecture & Discussion, “United States Foreign Policy Institutions & Influences”. Once lecture is finished, embed the lecture slides in your portfolio (selection from the “Actions” button at the bottom of the page).
- Outside of Class: Reading Packet, “Kennedy’s Alliance for Progress” (Smith, pp. 214-236) for tomorrow’s class.
- Essential Question/Journal Prompt: How was Kennedy’s “Alliance for Progress” different from other U.S. foreign policy initiatives during the early Cold War years?
- In Class: Respond to the journal prompt [20 minutes]; Discussion of reading, 20 minutes; Introduce final mechanics for major assessment piece due 23 October. Students must submit a plan of action/choice of assessment to Turnitn.combefore 11.59pm on 27 September
- Outside of Class: “Khruschev’s Ultimatim: The Berlin Crisis 1958-63” (Kissinger, pp. 568-593) for Thursday’s class
- Essential Question/Journal Prompt: “Khrushchev’s change in attitude towards successive American presidents had a profound impact on the crises surrounding Berlin in the late-1950s and early 1960s.”
- In Class: Respond to the journal prompt [20 minutes]; Discussion of reading, 20 minutes; Work on Major Assessment [remainder of the class period]. ASSESSMENT-Submit ‘best” journal prompt for assessment to Turnitin.com by Friday @ 4.00pm
- Outside of Class: Work on upcoming assessments
- Essential Question/Journal Prompt: None
- In Class:Use class time to decide on/work on/submit either (a) Journal prompt for the week OR (b) plan for major assessment. Reading Packet for the following week will be distributed in class.
- Outside of Class: Get ahead on readings, t.b.a.