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Mr. Tung

Welcome to World History

My name is Mr. Tung and I hope you find this class useful and interesting. I graduated from UCLA and enjoy running. I hope to see you out on the track.

 

My Email: peter.tung@thevalleyacademy.net

 

THE LAST DAY TO TURN IN ANY ASSIGNMENT IS 5/23. NO EXCEPTIONS. IF YOU ARE GOING TO BE ABSENT, PLEASE TURN IT IN BEFORE YOU LEAVE FOR YOUR ABSENCE.

Important Dates for Advisory

January 31: Signature Project and Digital Portfolio Progress Checks

 

A total of 1 reflection due for digital portfolio. Digital Portfolio information is found below. Signature Project information is found in the advisory course syllabus.

 

March 7: Signature Project and Digital Portfolio Progress Checks

 

A total of 4 reflections due for digital portfolio.. Digital Portfolio information is found below. Signature Project information is found in the advisory course syllabus.

 

April 18: Digital Portfolio Check (You must have all 8 reflections completed.)

 

April 26: Signature Project Check

 

May 3: Digital Portfolio Presentations (4:30 - 7:00 pm)

 

May 22: 9th Grade Signature Project Presentations of Learning

Advisory: VAAS DIGITAL PORTFOLIO EXPECTATIONS

In the introduction section of your portfolio, you should introduce yourself to the reader of the portfolio. You should use this section to explain your choices, provide additional reflections, and tie the portfolio together for the viewer by answering the following questions:

1. What do you know and believe about yourself as a result of your learning? (How do you know this about yourself? What evidence do you have to support this? How would you describe yourself as a learner?)

2. Where have you seen the most growth in yourself? (How will you continue to grow and develop? Why is it important to improve?)

3. What work makes you the most proud? (Why does this matter? How has your work evolved?)

4. How does your work this semester/year support your plans for the future? (What are your plans for the future? How do you apply the work in your portfolio to your short and long term goals?)

 

School Wide Learner Outcomes 

1. Acquire and use information to solve problems and manage types of resources, technologies, and complex systems.

2. Communicate effectively with others in a diverse population through speaking and writing.

3. Commit time and energy to improve the school, community, state and nation.

4. Remain curious.

 

Please include photos, videos, and audio files to help personalize the portfolio.

 

For Each Artifact (16 total, 2 for each School wide Learner Outcome per semester) answer the following questions:

1. Why did you choose this piece of work?

2. How does it relate to the selected School wide Learner Outcome?

3. How did you overcome obstacles in the completion of this work?

4. What would you do differently if you were to re-do this assignment?

 

China, Japan, U.S., and Russia

The Opium War

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSEhsEfGBL0

 

Civil Rights Movement

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sqsb9FqdpVk

 

Dizzy Gillespie

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvIXzeDLpMw

 

The Panama Canal

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2T7CL9wqyM

World's Wealthiest Companies

 

Fortune 500 

 

http://beta.fortune.com/global500/

 

Lenin Documentary

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FNuV413Dbk

 

Stalin Documentary

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGyEYAa0PdY

 

History of Early 1900 China

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9QtIfPIQl4

 

1920s Kitchen

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qpn8zRcIkXY

 

1920s Home Appliances

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uhvn-6SK6OQ

 

1920s Economy Watch from 6:50

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccNilnpvbJg&t=531s

 

 

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2/10/23
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Current Assignments

Digital Portfolio