SS 10 & 11 Make up Assignments

Homework Checks

Paragraph Question:  Examine the Ottawa attack that happened recently.  Research the reaction within Canada.  How do you think Canada should react to terrorist threats?

Paragraph Question:  Examine the recent attack in Sydney, Australia.  Watch the video on the Extremist attacks Prezi and summarize the speakers message.  Do you agree of disagree with his stance on terrorism? Explain.

Paragraph Question:  Watch the video of the self radicalised Canadian on the Extremist Attacks Prezi and summarize the speakers message.  How and why do you think  people are self radicalised?

Small Assignments

Movie Review (SS 11):  Write a  review of the ‘The Valkyrie’.  Explain the historic context in which the movie is taking place.  The movie is embedded on a previous post.

Movie Review (SS 10): Write a review of the Riel (1979).  The movie is embedded in the following post.

Movie or Documentary Review:  Write a review of a movie or documentary of your choice that relates to a historical event that we covered in class.

ALL REVIEWS MUST BE AT LEAST 300 WORDS AND EXPLAIN RELATION TO COURSE MATERIAL TO GET FULL MARKS.

 

 

Large Assignments

Essay Question:  Examine Putin’s Russia.  Do you think Russia’ s actions has anything in common with Germany’s reaction to the Treaty of Versailles?  Research post Cold – War Russia and answer in a five paragraph essay.

Essay Question:  Do you think Islam is responsible for self radicalised terrorism?  Examine the Charlie Hebdo massacre in France and the reaction in the Muslim World.  (Video on the Prezi help explain the event)  Do you think free speech should allow for religious blasphemy?  Why or why not?  Answer these questions in a five paragraph essay.

Prezi:  http://prezi.com/embed/7if31lpiwvgw/?bgcolor=ffffff&lock_to_path=0&autoplay=0&autohide_ctrls=0&features=undefined&token=undefined&disabled_features=undefined

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