5-14-15 – Thursday

BW 57) What years did the Korean War begin and end? Who got involved in the Korean War to try and prevent a UN victory? (p. 397)

Brief notes on the Cold War

Started Cold War Crossword Vocab sheet

2-21-15 – Tuesday

  1. BW 51) Respond to what you saw in the Barefoot Gen movie in 2-3 sentences.
  2. Watch video on Nagasaki and look at images of the city
  3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymsxLt01WKE
  4. http://keyassets.timeincuk.net/inspirewp/live/wp-content/uploads/sites/12/2013/01/Aftermath_of_atomic_explosion_Nagasaki_small.jpg
  5. Atomic Bomb WS – see me

5-4-15 – Monday

1. BW 50) Read “The U.S. decides to drop the bomb” on p. 368. Write down a reason FOR and a reason AGAINST dropping the atomic bomb on Japan in 1945.

2. Go over HW

3. May 4th, 1970 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-OmZvyNrzAs

4. Barefoot Gen movie:



5-1-15 – Friday

  1. BW 49) What did the dropping of two atomic bombs on Japan achieve? How many people were killed by this? (p. 369)
  2. Read this introduction on the use of the atomic bomb on Japan: http://www.history.co.uk/study-topics/history-of-ww2/atomic-bomb
  3. Start watching “Barefoot Gen” to see the impact of atomic bomb from Japanese perspective.