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Welcome to my web page. I will be providing documents, links, and information for students in my classes on this page. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
The best way to contact me is via email at londonderry.org My user name is bmarzik.
If you prefer, you can also call me at (603)432-6941 extension 2827 to leave me a voicemail.
My schedule for the 2013- 2014 academic year:
A: (7:20 -8:05)
B: Civics, Room 621 (8:10 - 8:55)
C: World History, Room 621 (9:00 - 9:48)
D: World History, Room 621 (9:53 - 10:38)
E: (10:43 - 11:28)
F: World History, Room 621 (11:33 - 12:18)
G: Cafeteria Duty (12:23 - 1:08)
H: World History, Room 621 (1:13 - 1:58)
WORLD HISTORYSTUDENTS: Please sign on to the World History online textbook (use link) with access code
World History online textbook: https://www.pearsonsuccessnet.com
X2 Codes: These are the X2 codes that will be used for my classes this year.
AB – Absent, counts as a zero
EX – Excused from the assignment, counts as no score
MI – Missing assignment, counts as zero
BG – Being graded, counts as no score
OP – Optional, counts as no score
PASS – Student has passed the competency assessment
FAIL – Student has failed the competency assessment
ANC – Assigned, but not collected / corrected
Students in these classes should be prepared for class with the following supplies:
Three-ring binder or folder and spiral notebook for class handouts and notes
Paper, pens, pencils, highlighter
WEEK OF MARCH 3 to 7 and March 10 to 14:
**Period F** Continue with your project checkpoints. Final project due date is MARCH 7.
ALL MAPS and PARAGRAPHS (see previous assignments) are due by Thursday (March 6th)
PERIODS C, D, and H:
ALL MAPS and PARAGRAPHS (See previous assignments) are due by Thursday (March 6th)
Due March 5: Read Section 2 of Chapter 14
Define - Stalemate, U-boat, zeppelin; answer the "Checkpoint" questions.
Due March 6: Read Section 3 of Chapter 14
Define Vocabulary terms and answer question #6 on page 471
Due March 7th: Post-WW1 map and question sheet (Use Chapter 14, Section 4).
Wednesday, March 12: World War 1 Map and ObjectiveTest
Thursday, March 13th: Causes of World War 1 Essay (in-class)
Week of February 17 to 21:
Period F: Please report to the Library on Monday and Tuesday. We will be starting a project on WW1.
At least ONE of the paragraphs assigned last week is due on Monday, February 17.
Due Tuesday, February 18: Paragraph assignment originally due on February 14
Due Tuesday, February 18: Maps of Pre-WW1 (Triple Entente and Triple Alliance) and WW1 (Allied Powers and Central Powers)
Label all countries, create a key, and color the two sides appropriately. This will be begun in class.
Due Wednesday, February 20: Vocabulary words and terms from Chapter 14, Section 1 (see page 454).
Week of February 10 to 14
PLEASE VIEW THESE YOUTUBE VIDEOS ABOUT THE ARCHDUKE's ASSASSINATION BEFORE CLASS ON FRIDAY:
Due Wednesday, February 12: Complete Flow chart and reading for Chapter 14, Section 1. See bottom left-hand corner of page 454 for directions.
Due Thursday, February 13: Writes a SEAL paragraph discussing and explaining one of these causes of WW1: Nationalism, Militarism, Imperialism.
Due Friday, February 14: Repeat Thursday's assignment with a different cause. Use the same choices.
Week of February 3 - 7:
Due Tuesday: Nationalism packet -- Read pages 1 through 5. Ask three questions about what you read. Write your questions on the readings.
CHANGED TO MONDAY--FEBRUARY 10th: Reading and Notes Assessment on Industrialism, Nationalism,, and Imperialism --BRING ALL MATERIALS and NOTES TO CLASS!!
OLD ASSIGNMENT NOTES:
Welcome to Semester 2! This is where you will find weekly updates on assignments for your World History class. Check X2 as well for announcements about the class.
Due Wednesday, January 29: Complete ALL written work in Indutrial Revolution Packet.
Due Thursday, January 30th: Reading Notes: Packet "Africa: Scramble for a Continent"
Due Friday, January 31: Africa Imperialism Map and questions sheet
Due Monday, February 3rd: Finish "Japan: A New Society" reading and pink sheet questions.
Week of March 3 through 7:
Current Events assignment for March 7: Option 1 or Option 2 (Names in the News Topics: Entertainment, Ukraine, Local politics, Economy, Health)
March 6th: Primary Sources Competency
March 10: Twenty-First Century Primer and Philosophy of Education Project
ALL Guest Speaker forms are due the DAY AFTER the visit of our guest speaker. Upcoming Guest Speakers: Mr. Warren and Ms. Sullivan (3-7);
Mr. Parent (3-10); and Mr. Dutton (3-12)
Week of February 17 through 21:
Quiz/ Citizenship Unit rescheduled for Monday, February 17
Current Events Assignment Extension: Due on Wednesday (Feb 19) (No assignment on Feb. 21)
Guest Speaker Forms are due the day after any visit by a guest speaker
Week of February 10 through 14: (Snow Days #4 & #5 on Thursday and Friday)
Quiz / Citizenship Unit; Thursday, February 13
Current Events due Friday, February 14: Option 1 or Option 2
NAMES IN THE NEWS TOPICS: USA, OLYMPICS, LOVE, INTERNATIONAL, GOVERNMENT
Week of February 3 through 7:
Due Tuesday : Finish Illegal Immigration Surveys (if not completed in class)
Due Wednesday: NO SCHOOL ---SNOW DAY #3
Due Thursday: Anything not finished in class on Tuesday. Be prepared to present your findings to the class.
Due Friday: Option 1 (Names in the News) or Option 2 (Editorial cartoon) for CURRENT EVENTS (due no later than midnight)
NAMES IN THE NEWS TOPICS: Londonderry, Olympics, Americana, Immigration, Free Choice
Due Monday, February 10th: "My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant," by Jose Antonio Vargas reading and questions
Reading found on this website: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/26/magazine/my-life-as-an-undocumented-immigrant.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
Welcome to Civics for Semester 2! This is where you will find weekly homework assignments and messages about the class. Check X2 as well for class announcements.
DUE Tuesday, January 28th: List at least five responsibilties or duties of United States citizenship
DUE Wednesday, January 29th: Write a brief (five to seven sentences) paragraph outlining what you believe are the main requirements for naturalized citizenship in the United States.
Due Thursday, January 30th: Signed document -- Course Guidelines
Editorial Cartoon of your choice (Cagle.com has a wide selection of current topics)
Due Friday, January 31: Current Events - Option 1 (See assignment on "Current Events tab)
Week 1 (Due January 31, 2014): you need to choose names in the following categories:
1 name from Londonderry (local)
1 name from New Hampshire (state) government
1 name from the Federal Government
1 free choice (any topic)
1 name from sports
Civics- Semester 2, 2013 - 2014
Current Events Weekly Assignment
(due on Fridays)
Each week you will have a Current Events assignment due. You may choose among three main assignments.
1. NAMES IN THE NEWS: This assignment will consist of five names (people, places or things) which are in the news during the week and their full definitions, including who, what, where, when, why, and how. This assignment must be handwritten and turned in on Friday at the beginning of class. There will be requirements given for the topics each week.
2. Cartoon Interpretation: Find a current editorial cartoon from either a local or a national news source. Complete a form for interpretation of the cartoon, and turn this in with a copy of the cartoon neatly attached to a full-sized (9 x 11 inches) piece of paper. Be sure to follow instructions given in class. (Cagle. com has a large collection of these cartoons. Be sure to choose a recent one --no older than TWO weeks.)
3. NEWS STORY ANALYSIS: From a print source, obtain a news story (not in sports or entertainment). Fill out the current events news story form and a copy of the article neatly attached to a full-sized (9 x 11 inches) piece of paper.
You may choose one of these options each week.
The assignment is due each Friday and is worth 10 points.
This assignment will be accepted ONLY until Midnight on the date it is due (email submission – email a copy to yourself for verification)
The assignment is to be handwritten or emailed to me.
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