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OPCVL Peer Feedback Experience

OPCVL Peer Feedback Experience

Providing peer feedback is one of the most effective and efficient ways to learn! Use the document linked HERE to guide you through providing your classmate with feedback regarding their most recent OPCVL document analysis activity

Did US Cold War intervention alleviate or create oppression?

Did US Cold War intervention alleviate or create oppression?

In order to investigate the role of governments in creating or alleviating oppression, you will investigate one Cold War era US intervention: Korea, Iran, or Guatemala. Use the learning helper linked HERE which provides you with resources as well as questions designed to guide your 

Methods of Oppression: How do governments oppress? A Historical Comparative Analysis

Methods of Oppression: How do governments oppress? A Historical Comparative Analysis

In order to better understand the role of government in oppression you are required to conduct a comparative analysis of governmental methodologies of oppression. This will not only require higher order critical thinking (comparative analysis) but also provide you insight regarding two of our essential 

US History: Literature Study

US History: Literature Study

For our oppression unit, we are going to each read a novel related to the experience of living in Europe during the Second World War or a novel focused on the Holocaust. Use the activity link HERE for more details as well as a link 

The Double Edged Sword of Nationalism

The Double Edged Sword of Nationalism

In order to understand the psychology of oppression as well as a social and psychological “push” of conflict both historically and contemporary, it is crucial to understand what is meant by the term “nationalism” Use this learning helper as well as the linked essay in 

Malcolm X / Black Panthers Inquiry

Malcolm X / Black Panthers Inquiry

After many of you expressed curiosity in regard to both Malcolm X and the Black Panthers, I thought what a great opportunity for an inquiry experience! Access the learning helper that will guide you through the inquiry process HERE

Tulsa Massacre Inquiry

Tulsa Massacre Inquiry

Use the learning helper linked HERE in order to work through a mini inquiry in response to the Tulsa Massacre Stimuli linked on the document. This learning activity will require you to work on your question asking skills as well as a brief evidence gathering 

Emmett Till, the Tulsa Massacre, Birth of a Nation, the Little Rock 9, Brown v. Board, social psychology and factors contributing to equality

Emmett Till, the Tulsa Massacre, Birth of a Nation, the Little Rock 9, Brown v. Board, social psychology and factors contributing to equality

Your task is to complete the questions on the learning helper linked here that will require you to deploy past learning in the service of answering some of our key learning questions for this unit such as, “What does equality look like?” and “What factors 

Media, Culture and Equality

Media, Culture and Equality

Use the learning helper linked HERE titled, “Media, Culture and Equality” in order to analyze and reflect on the role of the media in increasing or decreasing cultural values and norms relating to equality in society as well as providing some background information on the 

You Decide: Understanding Reconstruction and devising a path to Equality

You Decide: Understanding Reconstruction and devising a path to Equality

Although the victory of the North in the American Civil War was certainly a step towards equality, there was still much work to be done in the service of achieving true equality between blacks and whites in America. This crucial period of time after the