In Class - Get your notebooks. Hand back graded papers and place into your notebook. I will have the notebook table of contents for you tomorrow. Period 1 - notebook due date is now Wednesday, December 16. Watch video "Bush's War." Write down response question: Is Iraq a form of modern day imperialism by the United States? A 1/2 to 3/4 page written response based on the video and article (handed out today) is due on Friday. Turn in yesterday's homework: Imperialism Standards Assessment.
Homework - Answer response question by Friday.
EXTRA CREDIT - LOOK AT THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES AND WEBSITES TO FURTHER YOUR KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE WAR IN IRAQ. DISCUSS WHAT YOU HAVE LEARNED WITH MR. PALO (EITHER AT TUTORING, DURING LUNCH OR TUTORIALS) FOR EXTRA CREDIT. NOTHING WRITTEN NEEDS TO BE TURNED IN.
http://www.mideastweb.org/iraq.htm - good overview of the Iraq War
http://harpers.org/archive/2003/10/0079780 - interesting perspective from the Bush Administration concerning Saddam Hussein's attempt to obtain a nuclear weapon
ALSO, ATTEND THE GIRLS SOCCER GAME AFTER SCHOOL TODAY @3:15 FOR ADDITIONAL EXTRA CREDIT.