• Blog #7

    Posted by JOHN DONNELLY on 3/22/2019 3:00:00 PM

    You made it to the final blog! (or you are in the process of completing all of the blogs!).

    Reflect on the lessons you learned from FOF.  What were the common themes?  What were the over-arching themes?  Below is the actual question:

    Type in your block # at the TOP of your response.

    What lessons can be learned from FOF?  Cite 3 specific lessons you learned and elaborate on them.  Minimum of 5-7 sentences.  Do your very best!

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  • Blog #6

    Posted by JOHN DONNELLY on 3/15/2019 3:00:00 PM

    Keep up the great work!   We have come a long way from Blog #1!  Continue to think critically and convey your thoughts here.

    • Name and Block # at the top of your blog
    • 5-7 sentences minimum

    How did Ira, Rene, and Doc cope with the aftermath of the flagraising when they returned home to promote Liberty Bonds for the US Treasury Department?  Give your thoughts on them individually and as a group.

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  • Blog #5

    Posted by JOHN DONNELLY on 3/8/2019 3:00:00 PM

    Mr. Kelly and I have seen improvement with your interactions in our book club meetings, the depth of your conversations, and the quality of your blog responses!  Keep moving in that direction!

    Blog #5 questions:

    • Include your full name and block #at the top
    1.  Describe in DETAIL the impact of the media in running the picture of the flag raising during the war.  3-5 sentences minimum.
    2. In today's world, which is more powerful (people, government, or media?)  5-7 sentences minimum.  Cite some current events to help you craft your response.
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  • Blog #4

    Posted by JOHN DONNELLY on 3/5/2019 3:00:00 PM

    What images, events, or people made the biggest impression on you in these chapters?

    Cite three (3) specific examples and then tell me how you were impacted by those events, images, or people.

    Cite your events as: Event 1, Event 2, and Event 3.

    Include your full name and block # at the beginning of your post.

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  • BLOG #3 - Checkpoint #3

    Posted by JOHN DONNELLY on 2/22/2019 3:00:00 PM

    We are doing well so far with the Book Club Core, but I know we can do better!  Let's go from GOOD to GREAT!  It takes full involvement from everyone.

    Please type in your full name and block # at the top of your response to the following question:

    How does the author enhance this section of the book with quotes, pictures, and passages?  Give three (3) specific examples which illustrate the level of preparation on both sides.  5-7 sentences minimum......QUALITY!

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  • Checkpoint #2 BLOG

    Posted by A on 2/13/2019 3:00:00 PM

    Blog #2 is due by 7am on Tues - 2/19


    I have seen improvement in the quality of your interactions in your book clubs, but I KNOW we can do even better!


    At the top of your response, include your first name, last initial, and Block #.

    Your response should be a a minimum of 5-7 sentences:


    What were  some of the motives of the six flag raisers and other young American men to join the Marines in the 1940's?  What would YOUR motive by for joining the war if you were alive in the 1940's?  Would you voluntarily enlist, would you have to be drafted, or would you be a conscientious objector?

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  • Blog #1 - Checkpoint #1

    Posted by JOHN DONNELLY on 2/8/2019 2:00:00 PM

    Blog #1 - Checkpoint #1

    • At the beginning of the blog, type in your first name and last initial.....and the block # you have MWH.
    • In 5-7 sentences minimum, answer the following:

    Of the six marines you were introduced to in Ch 1-2, which one would you want to have lunch with and why?  Why are you most intrgiued by them at this point in the book?

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  • WWI - Role of Nationalism

    Posted by JOHN DONNELLY on 11/25/2015

    What role did Nationalism play in WWI?  Explain in 3-5 sentences.

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  • Interwar period

    Posted by JOHN DONNELLY on 11/25/2015

    Revolution is an enormous concept that we have analyzed in MWH.  A Communist Revolution took place in Russia and China, led by Lenin and Mao respectively.  Name TWO (each) immediate and positive changes that were created by these men in their countries.

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  • WWII

    Posted by JOHN DONNELLY on 11/25/2015

    How was Nationalism a unifying and divisive force prior to and during the WWII era?

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