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Steve Jarvis joined Angela Cunningham's group
Jul 13, 2012
Steve Jarvis added a discussion to the group US History Educators
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Public Forum Debate Lesson Plans

I am trying to implement the use of Public Forum Debate into my curriculum and was wondering if anyone had a good set of lesson plans to teach this to my students and then run a debate?  Thank you for any help you can give me.See More
Jul 10, 2012
Joe Phelan replied to Steve Jarvis's discussion McCarthy: Hero or Bully? in the group US History Educators
"The scholar of the subject American Anti Communism is Harvey Klehr  Emory University http://polisci.emory.edu/faculty%20pages/klehr.htm"
Dec 18, 2011
Steve Jarvis replied to Steve Jarvis's discussion McCarthy: Hero or Bully? in the group US History Educators
"Thank you, & I have looked at this.  Just came across an article slamming the left for treating McCarthy as a villain, and not a hero.  Just trying to figure out if I need to adjust my views of McCarthy, as a historian.    As…"
Dec 17, 2011
Joe Phelan replied to Steve Jarvis's discussion McCarthy: Hero or Bully? in the group US History Educators
Dec 17, 2011
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McCarthy: Hero or Bully?

How do you teach about Joseph McCarthy & McCarthyism in your classroom?  Should we treat McCarthy as a hero (as the far right advocates), or continue to see him as a bully? Is the Venona Project credible or full of holes?  I would like to hear your thoughts.  I still see him as a bully who added to the hysteria of the 2nd Red Scare and ruined the lives of those called before his Senate Committee with no evidence.  I also have many questions as to the credibility of the Venona Project.  I am…See More
Dec 16, 2011
Michelle Anderson replied to Steve Jarvis's discussion World War I Essential Question in the group US History Educators
"These touch on imperialims as well because we combine WWI and Imperialism, but hopefull it helps 1)   Should a Republic, like the USA, be an Imperialist Power? 2)   When is it okay to violate the sovereignty of another…"
Dec 13, 2011
Scott Anthony Munford replied to Steve Jarvis's discussion World War I Essential Question in the group US History Educators
"What enduring understanding do you want kids to walk away with Steve?  If you can pinpoint what you want students to remember 10 years from now, you may be able to develop a question that leads in that direction.  Just thinking out loud..."
Oct 19, 2011
Steve Jarvis replied to Steve Jarvis's discussion World War I Essential Question in the group US History Educators
"Thanks Chuck, this has help and it is close to what I was thinking."
Sep 11, 2011
Steve Jarvis replied to Steve Jarvis's discussion World War I Essential Question in the group US History Educators
"Thank you Leticia, it does help."
Sep 11, 2011
Chuck Taft replied to Steve Jarvis's discussion World War I Essential Question in the group US History Educators
"I use a similar question for WWI and WWII - How did America affect WWI, and how did WWI affect America?  It works for 8th grade students, as it allows them to place the US in the international sphere and also lets them make…"
Sep 11, 2011
Leticia Hallmark replied to Steve Jarvis's discussion World War I Essential Question in the group US History Educators
"I haven't taught World War I in years - since I switched from 11th grade to 8th grade but I always used ...   When is global conflict inevitable? Why is global conflict acceptable? What are the causes of global conflict. Not much...but…"
Sep 11, 2011
Steve Jarvis replied to ron_peck's discussion Skype Address Postings in the group Skype Connections
"1.    Skype - sjarvis309 Twitter - stevejarvis47 email - sjarvis@sioux-central.k12.ia.us 2. High School & Middle School 3. Central 4. 11th gr  Modern US History  WWI to Present     8th gr  US History Revolution…"
Sep 11, 2011
Steve Jarvis added a discussion to the group US History Educators
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World War I Essential Question

Greetings to All,I am looking for one Essential Question covering World War I in my Modern US History class.  Do you have one you like?  I would be open to any guiding questions you have on Causes of US Involvement, Wilson's War Message, Financing the war, Forced Loyalty, War Time Economy, Post War Economics, Impact on Minorities & Women, just to name a few areas.See More
Sep 11, 2011
Steve Jarvis replied to Kate Barnhardt's discussion Independent Project Ideas? in the group US History Educators
"This is along the lines of what everyone else is giving you.  Family history, Local history, Veterans history, Music history (research the history of a favorite band & influences)  My 8th graders are doing the Veterans history, which…"
Sep 3, 2011
Steve Jarvis joined Angela Cunningham's group
Sep 3, 2011

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Work / School Affiliation:
Sioux Central CSD, Northwest Iowa
About Me:
7-12 Govt, US History, Modern US History, & AP US History teacher. Focusing on Project, Performance, Inquiry Based Learning. I love sports, movies, books, family
Website:
http://www.sioux-central.k12.ia.us/webpages/sjarvis/
Twitter Account:
stevejarvis47

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At 1:05am on August 12, 2011, Becky Ellis said…

That is very creative and I bet kids would love it as it is a mash up of their world with history.  Is there a way for you to share their results?  I bet several would be interested in this project.

 

Great Idea Steve!

 

Becky

At 11:04pm on August 11, 2011, Becky Ellis said…

Hi Steve!

Welcome to the SSchat ning!  We're so glad to have you as a member.  Obviously you're off to a great start collaborating!  Please let us know if there is anything we can help you with.  Many of our members are willing to act as a sounding board and to make suggestions for lesson planning or activities.  Also we'd love to have you join us for our weekly Twitter chats.  We discuss social studies related topics every Monday at 7pm EST on twitter using the hashtag #sschat

 

Thanks for joining us and please let me know if I can be of any assistance to you!

 

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