• Everyday, students will write their Bell Questions in to their Bell Questions notebook. If a student should be absent, it is their responsibility to make up their bell work. Students will be quizzed on their Bell Questions periodically throughout the school year. Here are the current Bell Questions!

    November 22: 1. What did the US do to Tokyo? 2. What did the US do to Hiroshima?

    November 21: 1. Who led the Manhattan Project? 2. What was a kamikaze?

    November 20: 1. How did the Japanese fight on the islands in the Pacific? 2. What did Japanese do, rather than be taken POW by Americans?

    November 19: 1. What was the largest naval battle? 2. Why were Iwo Jima and Okinawa crucial islands for the US?

    November 18: 1. What was the turning point in the Pacific? 2. What was the US strategy in the Pacific?

    November 15: 1. Which camp killed the most poeple? 2. What was the Final Solution?

    November 14: No BQs

    November 13: 1. What was the first concentration camp created? 2. How many death camps were created?

    November 12: No BQs

    November 11: No School

    November 8: 1. Name the 5 beaches on the Normandy Coast. 2. Where did Hitler think the Allies were going to attack?

    November 7: 1. Why did the Allies want to push the Nazis out of Africa? 2. When did D-Day happen?

    November 6: 1. What was the turning point in the European Theater? 2. Why was control of the Suez Canal important?

    November 5: 1. What was the largest Japanese Internment camp in the US? 2. What was Korematsu vs. the United States?

    November 4: 1. What is propaganda? 2. What is rationing?

    November 1: 1. According to WWII in HD, what did American soldiers want the American public to see? 2. Why?

    October 31: 1. What was Executive Order 9066? 2. Who was "Rosie the Riveter?"

    October 30: 1. What is a GI? 2. What is a war bond?

    October 29: 1. Who won the Battle of Britain? 2. What was the US's first major land victory in the Pacific?

    October 28: No BQs

    October 25: No BQs

    October 24: No BQs

    October 23: 1. What was the Atlantic Charter? 2. What was the Lend-Lease Act?

    October 22: 1. When was Pearl Harbor attacked? 2. What was the Munich Agreement?

    October 21: 1. What was the Non-Aggression Pact? 2. When did Germany invade Poland?

    October 17/18: 1. What kind of government did the USSR have during WWII? 2. Name 2 reasons why the Treaty of Versailles made Germany upset.

    October 16: 1. What kind of dictatorship did Tojo have? 2. Who was the leader of France during World War II?

    October 15: 1. Who was the leader of the Soviet Union during WWII? 2. What is fascism?

    October 14: 1. Who was the leader of Italy during WWII? 2. Who was the leader of Germany during WWII?

    October 11: No BQs

    October 10: No BQs

    October 9: 1. What are the 4 "C Level" projects? 2. When is the last day you can turn in a WWII project?

    October 8: 1. What is 1 thing I can improve upon next quarter in Social Studies? 2. What is 1 thing I did well on in class?

    October 7: No BQs

    October 4: No BQs

    October 3: 1. What is a primary election? 2. What is a general election?

    October 2: 1. What is Article 6 of the Constitution? 2. What is the 16th amendment?

    October 1: No BQs

    September 30: No BQs

    September 27: 1. What is the 13th amendment? 2. What is the 23rd amendment?

    September 26: 1. What is the 19th amendment? 2. What is the 4th amendment?

    September 25: 1. What are your 5 rights in the 1st amendment? 2. What are you 5 rights in the 5th amendment?

    September 24: 1. What is Article 4 of the Constitution? 2. What is Article 7 of the Constitution?

    September 23: 1. What is a pardon? 2. Who are Arizona's senators?

    September 20: 1. What is limited government? 2. What is popular sovereignty?

    September 19: 1. How long is a senator's term? 2. How long is a representative's term?

    September 18: 1. Which branch of government can declare war? 2. How does the Constitution start (first 3 words)?

    September 17: 1. Which branch of government is the strongest? 2. What is the difference between the Senate and the House of Representatives?

    September 16: No BQs

    September 13: No BQs

    September 12: 1. Who runs the Legislative Branch? 2. What does the Executive Branch do with laws?

    September 11: 1. Who gave us the idea of a republic? 2. Who came up with checks and balances?

    September 10: 1. What did federalists advocate for? 2. What were the Federalists Papers?

    September 9: 1. What was the Virginia Plan? 2. What was the New Jersey Plan?

    September 6: 1. Who is the "father of our country?" 2. Who is the "father of the Constitution?"

    September 5: 1. Name 2 reasons why the Articles of Confederation were weak. 2. What was the impact of Shay's Rebellion?

    September 4: 1. What was the only branch of government under the Articles of Confederation? 2. What was the Northwest Ordinance?

    September 3: 1. Who had power under the Articles of Confederation? 2. What was the Land Ordinance of 1785?

    September 2: NO SCHOOL

    August 30: 1. What kind of government does the USA have? 2. What does "separation of church and state" mean?

    August 29: No BQs

    August 28: No BQs

    August 27: 1. What are your 3 inalienable rights? 2. Who famously said, "give me liberty or give me death" to rally colonists support?

    August 26: 1. What 2 countries greatly helped the colonists? 2. What was someone who sided with the British called?

    August 23: 1. ;What happened at Yorktown? 2. What treaty ended the American Revolution?

    August 22: 1. Why was Trenton an important victory for the Colonists? 2. Describe Valley Forge in 3 words. 

    August 21: 1. Who wrote Common Sense? 2. What was the turning point in the American Revolution?

    August 20: 1. What is a redoubt? 2. What were the 3 purposes of the Declaration of Independence?

    August 19: 1. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence? 2. What was the first battle of the American Revolution?

    August 16: 1. Who did the Intolerable Acts punish? 2. What did the colonists use the Boston Massacre as?

    August 15: 1. What was the impact of the French and Indian War? 2. Who emerged from the French and Indian War as a hero?

    August 14: 1. What is the first thing you should look at on a map? 2. What does the G stand for in DOGSTAILS?

    August 13: 1. Name 1 question from the US Citizenship Test? 2. How are you feeling about taking the test?

    August 12: 1. Is it a requirement to pass the US Citizenship test to graduate high school in AZ? 2. Name 1 thing you remember about the American Revolution?

    August 9: 1. What are you looking forward to in 8th grade? 2. What are you looking forward to in Social Studies?