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2/12/17

https://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005213

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1/25/17

Homepage:

https://storycorps.org

 

Questions Advice:

https://storycorps.org/participate/great-questions/

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1/20/17

Major newspapers:

 

www.nytimes.com 

www.sfchronicle.com

www.washingtonpost.com

 

Gale:

https://echs.schoolloop.com/cms/page_view?d=x&piid=&vpid=1400230578882

 

Gale password: 29041146655023

 

 

Student-oriented sites:

 

www.newslea.com

 

 

 

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11/1/16

The Literature & Culture of the American 1950s

http://www.writing.upenn.edu/~afilreis/50s/home.html

 

1940s History Resources: http://www.chlive.org/pbeck/eastlibrary/1940SHISTORYRESOURCES.htm

 

American Cultural History - 1940-1949: http://kclibrary.lonestar.edu/decade40.html 

 

Formation of Modern American Culture - 1940s: https://webspace.yale.edu/amst191/1940.htm

 

WWW-VL: History: USA: 1940-1949: http://www.lib.washington.edu/subject/History/vl/1940s/

 

 

1950 - 1959

 

American Cultural History - 1950 - 1959: http://kclibrary.lonestar.edu/decade50.html

 

Fifties Web: www.fiftiesweb.com

 

Formation of Modern American Culture - 1950: https://webspace.yale.edu/amst191/1950.htm

 

The Literature and Culture of the American 1950s: http://www.writing.upenn.edu/~afilreis/50s/home.html

 

WWW - VL: History: USA: 1950-1959: http://vlib.iue.it/history/USA/ERAS/20TH/1950s.html

 

Yahoo Links to the 1950s: http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Humanities/History/By_Time_Period/20th_Century/1950s/    

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9/20/16

 

Using complete sentences, answer the following questions in a Google Doc. When completed, turn them into turnitin.com—in the “Frederick Douglass Webquest” folder.

 

Questions:

 

1. Describe Frederick Douglass's early childhood include the following: place of birth, approximate date, birth name

2. How did Douglass learn to read?

3. How did Douglass become a leader in the Abolitionist movement?

4. What was the name of his autobiography and the name of his antislavery newspaper?

5. Why did Douglass flee the United States in 1859?

6. When and how did Douglass become free?

7.  Should Douglass be considered an American Hero? Support your answer, why or why not.

 

Resources:

 

Biographies

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/biographies/douglass/

http://www.frederickdouglass.org/douglass_bio.html

 

Leaving the U.S.:

http://www.americancenturies.mass.edu/collection/itempage.jsp?itemid=15974

 

His Writing:

http://classiclit.about.com/od/slavenarratives/tp/aatp-slave.htm

 

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9/6/16

Short Story Webquest

 

Open a Google Document, type your name/period/date at the top, and then type Task 1. 

 

Task 1:

 

Under the Task 1 heading and using the web resource listed below, answer the following questions using complete sentences:

  1. What are the five elements of a short story? Write a sentence describing each element.
  2. Is a short story fiction or non-fiction?
  3. If a short story is longer than 100 pages, what is it called?
  4. Who are some well-known American short story writers?
  5. Why are these writers considered “masters”?

 

http://users.aber.ac.uk/jpm/ellsa/ellsa_elements.html

 

Task 2:

 

  1. Who is M. Evelina Galang? 
  2. Where are Galang’s parents from?
  3. Where was Galang raised? Where does she live now?
  4. List three examples of here work and describe what kind of writing it is.
  5. What does Galang write about?

 

Galang webquest resources:

 

http://www.mevelinagalang.com

 

https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/m-evelina-galang/her-wild-american-self/

 

http://herwildamericanpinayself.blogspot.com

 

http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php/Her_Wild_American_Self:_Short_Stories

 

 

Task 3:

 

  1. When did most Filipinos immigrate to the U.S.?
  2. What is the current size of the Filipino-American population in the U.S?
  3. Where are the largest concentrations of Filipino-Americans in the U.S.?
  4. What kind of jobs have Filipinos gotten in the U.S.?
  5. What kinds of adversities do Filipino-Americans face?

 

 

Filipino-American webquest resources:

 

http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php/Filipina

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filipino_Americans

 

 

 

Task 4: Vocabulary 

 

First define each of the following words, terms or names, then use them in a sentence

 

1.  dibs

2.  province

3.  Peoria

4.  David Cassidy

5.  “Patridge Family”

6.  hemp

7.  mah-jongg

8.  Tagalog

9.  discrimination

10.  Mass

11.  Pinoy

12.  convent

13.  ukelele

14.  Don Ho

15.  bastus

 

When you have completed all four tasks, turn your document in to turninitin.com in the “Short Story Webquest” folder.

 

 

Turnitin            class ID    password

 

English 3CP Period 2         13450822    Gustafson

English 3CP Period 3        13450895    Gustafson

English 3CP Period 4        13450928    Gustafson

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