Social 7 American History Lesson Plan Archives 2017-2018

Semester 1 Quarter 1 Week 1

Class Weekly Objectives:

  1. Students will successfully complete the class district assessment.
  2. Students will share course policies with parents/guardians and return with a signature of completion.

Monday, September 4, 2017 - NO SCHOOL LABOR DAY

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL (28 Minute Classes on this Date w/Homeroom)

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Course Introduction:  Students will receive the course syllabus and begin going over the class rules and policies.

Assignment:  Course Syllabus Parent Signature Page - Due Monday, September 11, 2017.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Course Introduction:  Students will finish going over the course syllabus and covering the class rules and policies.

Activity:  Students will receive their Quarter 1 Oops Coupons and we will share how these can be used in class.

Assignment:  Course Syllabus Parent Signature Page - Due Monday, September 11, 2017.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

District Assessment:  Students will be taking the Social 7 District Assessment to determine current student knowledge and understanding of American History.  This is an ungraded test and will be taken again at the end of the school year to determine student academic growth.

Assignment:  Course Syllabus Parent Signature Page - Due Monday, September 11, 2017.

Semester 1 Quarter 1 Week 2

Class Weekly Objectives:

  1. Cite reasons why the early American colonists wanted to break away from British rule.
  2. Explain how Common Sense influenced the colonists.
  3. Describe how American Patriots responded to the Declaration of Independence.
  4. Summarize the main ideas and parts of the Declaration of Independence. (7.1.2.3.1)
  5. Cite specific examples of how principles in this document have been used to achieve equality in modern society. (7.1.2.3.1)

Monday, September 11, 2017 - NWEA Reading Testing - Students will be missing class throughout the day.h de 

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Assignment:  Students will be viewing America: The Story of US - Rebels.  Students will complete a video guide while watching the film.  This will be reviewed in class.  Students will then be given a short answer response question to complete at home with a parent’s assistance.  This is due on Thursday, September 14, 2017.  Students missing this in class will make it up in class on Wednesday.

Due For Turn-In:  Course Syllabus Signature Page

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - Writer’s Workshop - Several student’s will be missing class on this date to attend.

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Activity:  Create Quizlet Accounts (https://quizlet.com/join/zMrQcVgHh)

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - NWEA Math Testing - Students will be missing class throughout the day.

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Assignment:  Students will be viewing America: The Story of US - Rebels.  Students will complete a video guide while watching the film.  This will be reviewed in class.  Students will then be given a short answer response question to complete at home with a parent’s assistance.  This is due on Thursday, September 14, 2017.  Students who missed class on Monday due to testing will be viewing this today while those in class on Monday will be testing.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Assignment:  Students will finish viewing America: The Story of US - Rebels.  Students will complete a video guide while watching the film.  This will be reviewed in class.

Due For Turn-In: America: The Story of US - Rebels Video Guide

Semester 1 Quarter 1 Week 3

Class Weekly Objectives:

  1. Cite reasons why the early American colonists wanted to break away from British rule.
  2. Explain how Common Sense influenced the colonists.
  3. Describe how American Patriots responded to the Declaration of Independence.
  4. Summarize the main ideas and parts of the Declaration of Independence. (7.1.2.3.1)
  5. Cite specific examples of how principles in this document have been used to achieve equality in modern society. (7.1.2.3.1)

Monday, September 18, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Assignment Review:  Students will have their America: The Story of US - Rebels video guides returned and reviewed in class.  This was shown in class and students will share their essay responses.

Quizlet Accounts:  Period 1 Only - Join Class - This was completed in all other class periods last week.

Assignment: Read pages 165-168 entitled “Declaring Independence”.  This will introduce the writing of the Declaration of Independence”.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Assignment:  Students will be viewing America: The Story of US - Revolution.  Students will complete a video guide while watching the film.  This will be reviewed in class.  Students will then be given a short answer response question to complete at home with a parent’s assistance.  This is due on Thursday, September 21, 2017.  

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Assignment:  Students will finish viewing America: The Story of US - Revolution.  Students will complete a video guide while watching the film.  This will be reviewed in class following the film.

Activity: Introduce Principles of Democracy (if time permits)

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Due For Turn-In: America: The Story of US - Revolution Video Guide

Assignment: Quiz in class on Monday, September 25, 2017 covering this weeks current events.

Assignment:  Periods 2-5 - Work time in class to begin work on Quizlet Unit One LEARN.  This is due on Thursday, October 5, 2017.

Friday, September 22, 2017 - NO SCHOOL

Current Events Homework:  CNN 10 Student News - Students should view the current events in preparation for Monday’s quiz.

Semester 1 Quarter 1 Week 4

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can cite reasons why the early American colonists wanted to break away from British rule.
  2. I can define democracy in my own words.
  3. I can identify and explain different principles of democracy.
  4. I can list and summarize the main ideas and parts of the Declaration of Independence. (7.1.2.3.1)
  5. I can cite specific examples of how principles in this document have been used to achieve equality in modern society. (7.1.2.3.1)

Monday, September 25, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz in class covering last weeks current events.  This will be corrected in class.

Activity:  Principles of Democracy - Jigsaw Activity - Each student will be assigned one principle of democracy to study and they will share this with the class in an “each one teach one” activity on Tuesday.

Assignment: Quizlet-Unit One LEARN - Students should complete the LEARN section of Unit One entitled “America’s Founding Documents - The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution” (https://quizlet.com/28418844/unit-1-americas-founding-documents-the-declaration-of-independence-and-us-constitution-flash-cards/)  This is due on Thursday, October 5, 2017.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - FLIP DAY SCHEDULE

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Activity:  Principles of Democracy - Jigsaw Activity - Each student was assigned one principle of democracy in Monday’s class and will share this with the class in an “each one teach one” activity.

Assignment:  Students will be given the remainder of class period to create their own foldable with explanations and illustrations of 8 self-selected principles of democracy that were discussed in class. Students will be given an 11x17 folded piece of paper to complete this assignment.  This is due on Monday of next week. (October 2, 2017) (14 Principles of Democracy Foldable)

Assignment: Quizlet-Unit One LEARN - Students should complete the LEARN section of Unit One entitled “America’s Founding Documents - The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution” (https://quizlet.com/28418844/unit-1-americas-founding-documents-the-declaration-of-independence-and-us-constitution-flash-cards/)  This is due on Thursday, October 5, 2017.  

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - HOMEROOM SCHEDULE

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment Work Day:  Students will be given the class period to create their own foldable with explanations and illustrations of 8 self-selected principles of democracy that were discussed in class. Students will be given an 11x17 folded piece of paper to complete this assignment.  This is due on Monday of next week. (October 2, 2017) (14 Principles of Democracy Foldable)

Assignment: Quizlet-Unit One LEARN - Students should complete the LEARN section of Unit One entitled “America’s Founding Documents - The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution” (https://quizlet.com/28418844/unit-1-americas-founding-documents-the-declaration-of-independence-and-us-constitution-flash-cards/)  This is due on Thursday, October 5, 2017.  

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - FLIP DAY SCHEDULE AND HOMECOMING ASSEMBLY

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment:  14 Principles of Democracy Foldable in-class work time - This is due on Monday of next week. (October 2, 2017) (14 Principles of Democracy Foldable)

Assignment: Quizlet-Unit One LEARN - Students should complete the LEARN section of Unit One entitled “America’s Founding Documents - The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution” (https://quizlet.com/28418844/unit-1-americas-founding-documents-the-declaration-of-independence-and-us-constitution-flash-cards/)  This is due on Thursday, October 5, 2017.

Friday, September 29, 2017 - NO SCHOOL

Current Events Homework:  CNN 10 Student News - Students should view the current events in preparation for Monday’s quiz. CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz: Quiz in class on Monday, October 2, 2017 covering this weeks current events from CNN 10 and content material on the 14 Principles of Democracy.

Semester 1 Quarter 1 Week 5

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can list and summarize the main ideas and parts of the Declaration of Independence. (7.1.2.3.1)
  2. I can cite specific examples of how principles in this document have been used to achieve equality in modern society. (7.1.2.3.1)
  3. I can name three practices that responsible citizens are expected to do: (1) becoming informed on current events, (2) advocating upon an informed decision, and (3) voting. (7.1.3.5.1)

Monday, October 2, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz in class covering last weeks current events and the 14 Principles of Democracy.  This will be corrected in class.

Assignment:  Students will begin viewing a film entitled “Declaration of Independence - Just the Facts” as an introduction to a study of this document.  Students will complete a video guide while watching the film.  This will be reviewed in class following the film.

Due For Turn-In:  14 Principles of Democracy Foldable

Assignment: Quizlet-Unit One LEARN - Students should complete the LEARN section of Unit One entitled “America’s Founding Documents - The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution” (https://quizlet.com/28418844/unit-1-americas-founding-documents-the-declaration-of-independence-and-us-constitution-flash-cards/)  This is due on Thursday, October 5, 2017.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - Mid-Quarter

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment:  Students will continue viewing a film entitled “Declaration of Independence - Just the Facts” as an introduction to a study of this document.  Students will complete a video guide while watching the film.

Assignment: (OPTIONAL)  Students who wish to retake their quiz covering the 14 Principles of Democracy from Mondays class may do so and earn 1/2 point back for each missed answer by first completing the LEARN section of the Quizlet set 14 Principles of Democracy.  Once they complete this remedial activity they will be permitted to retake the quiz.  This must be completed by Tuesday, October 10, 2017. (https://quizlet.com/230180485/unit-one-14-principles-of-democracy-flash-cards/)

Assignment: Quizlet-Unit One LEARN - Students should complete the LEARN section of Unit One entitled “America’s Founding Documents - The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution” (https://quizlet.com/28418844/unit-1-americas-founding-documents-the-declaration-of-independence-and-us-constitution-flash-cards/)  This is due on Thursday, October 5, 2017.  

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - HOMEROOM SCHEDULE

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will finish going over notes entitled The Declaration of Independence.  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes Copy)

Assignment:  Students will finish viewing a film entitled “Declaration of Independence - Just the Facts” as an introduction to a study of this document.  Students will complete a video guide while watching the film.  This will be reviewed in class following the film.

Assignment: Quizlet-Unit One LEARN - Students should complete the LEARN section of Unit One entitled “America’s Founding Documents - The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution” (https://quizlet.com/28418844/unit-1-americas-founding-documents-the-declaration-of-independence-and-us-constitution-flash-cards/)  This is due on Thursday, October 5, 2017.  

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - FLIP DAY SCHEDULE - Sub in PM

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will be introduced to Rainbow-Notes in class if time permits.  Students will need their colored pencils to complete this task.  Students will begin copying the notes entitled The Declaration of Independence.  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes Copy)

Due For Turn-In: Quizlet-Unit One LEARN

Friday, October 6, 2017 - NO SCHOOL

Current Events Homework:  CNN 10 Student News - Students should view the current events in preparation for Monday’s quiz. CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz: Quiz in class on Monday, October 9, 2017 covering this weeks current events from CNN 10.

Semester 1 Quarter 1 Week 6

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can list and summarize the main ideas and parts of the Declaration of Independence. (7.1.2.3.1)
  2. I can cite specific examples of how principles in this document have been used to achieve equality in modern society. (7.1.2.3.1)
  3. I can name three practices that responsible citizens are expected to do: (1) becoming informed on current events, (2) advocating upon an informed decision, and (3) voting. (7.1.3.5.1)
  4. I can name the five basic principles of the Constitution. (7.1.4.7.1 and 7.1.4.8.1)
  5. I can name and describe the six goals of the Constitution as listed in the preamble.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz in class covering last weeks current events.  This will be corrected in class.

Notes:  Students will begin going over the Rainbow-Notes on the Declaration of Independence.  Students will need their colored pencils to complete this task.  Students will begin copying the notes entitled The Declaration of Independence.  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes Copy)  Students began copying these in class in Thursdays class last week.

AssignmentDeclaration of Independence Review Worksheet.  Students will use the notes taken in class to complete this worksheet.  This is due for turn-in on Thursday, October 12, 2017.

Assignment: (OPTIONAL)  Students who wish to retake their quiz covering the 14 Principles of Democracy from the Oct. 2, 2017 class may do so and earn 1/2 point back for each missed answer by first completing the LEARN section of the Quizlet set 14 Principles of Democracy.  Once they complete this remedial activity they will be permitted to retake the quiz.  This must be completed by Tuesday, October 10, 2017. (https://quizlet.com/230180485/unit-one-14-principles-of-democracy-flash-cards/)

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - Flip Day Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will finish going over notes entitled The Declaration of Independence.  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes Copy)

Assignment Due: (OPTIONAL)  Students who wish to retake their quiz covering the 14 Principles of Democracy from the Oct. 2, 2017 may do so and earn 1/2 point back for each missed answer by first completing the LEARN section of the Quizlet set 14 Principles of Democracy.  Once they complete this remedial activity they will be permitted to retake the quiz.  This must be completed by Tuesday, October 10, 2017. (https://quizlet.com/230180485/unit-one-14-principles-of-democracy-flash-cards/)

Assignment Work TimeDeclaration of Independence Review Worksheet.  Students will use the notes taken in class to complete this worksheet.  This is due for turn-in on Thursday, October 12, 2017.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - HOMEROOM SCHEDULE

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will begin completing “Rainbow-Notes” in class.  Students will need colored pencils to complete this task.  Students will begin going over notes entitled "The Constitution and Bill of Rights".  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes Copy)  Students will be covering Parts 1-2 of these notes on this date covering What is a Constitution?, The Preamble, and the Six Goals of the Constitution.

Assignment Work TimeDeclaration of Independence Review Worksheet.  Students will use the notes taken in class to complete this worksheet.  This is due for turn-in on Thursday, October 12, 2017. 

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Due For Turn-InDeclaration of Independence Review Worksheet. This was assigned on Monday of this week.

Notes:  Students will continue completing “Rainbow-Notes” in class.  Students will need colored pencils to complete this task.  Students will begin going over notes entitled "The Constitution and Bill of Rights".  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes Copy)  Students will be covering Part 3 of these notes on this date covering the Six Goals of the Constitution.

Friday, October 13, 2017 - NO SCHOOL

Current Events Homework:  CNN 10 Student News - Students should view the current events in preparation for Monday’s quiz. CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)  If students are unable to view this, it may be viewed in Mr. Olsons classroom from 7:45-7:55 am on 10/16/17.

Quiz: Quiz in class on Monday, October 16, 2017 covering this weeks current events from CNN 10 and the Declaration of Independence.

Semester 1 Quarter 1 Week 7

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can name the five basic principles of the Constitution. (7.1.4.7.1 and 7.1.4.8.1)
  2. I can name the five basic principles of the Constitution. (7.1.4.7.1 and 7.1.4.8.1)
  3. I can describe how the system of checks and balances operates. (7.1.4.7.1)
  4. I can describe the formal process of amending the Constitution. (7.1.4.8.2)
  5. I can explain the purpose of the Bill of Rights and key amendments. (7.1.4.8.1) and (7.1.4.8.2)
  6. I can list citizen’s rights and responsibilities. (7.1.3.6.1 and 7.1.3.6.2)
  7. I can name three practices that responsible citizens are expected to do: (1) becoming informed on current events, (2) advocating upon an informed decision, and (3) voting. (7.1.3.5.1)

Monday, October 16, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment ReviewDeclaration of Independence Review Worksheet.

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz in class covering last weeks current events and the Declaration of Independence.  This will be corrected in class.

Notes:  Students will continue completing “Rainbow-Notes” in class.  Students will need colored pencils to complete this task.  Students will be going over notes entitled "The Constitution and Bill of Rights".  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes Copy)  Students will be covering Part IV of these notes on this date covering the Five Principals of the Constitution.

AssignmentU.S. Constitution Review Worksheet Packet - Due on Monday, October 23, 2017.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will continue completing “Rainbow-Notes” in class.  Students will need colored pencils to complete this task.  Students will be going over notes entitled "The Constitution and Bill of Rights".  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes Copy)  Students will be covering Parts V-VI of these notes on this date covering A Living Document and the 27 Amendments and the Bill of Rights.

Assignment Work TimeU.S. Constitution Review Worksheet Packet - Due on Monday, October 23, 2017.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will begin completing “Rainbow-Notes” in class.  Students will need colored pencils to complete this task.  Students will begin going over notes entitled "The Constitution and Bill of Rights".  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes Copy)  Students will be covering Part VII of these notes on this date covering Good Citizenship.

Review Activity:  Quizlet Live

Assignment Work TimeU.S. Constitution Review Worksheet Packet - Due on Monday, October 23, 2017.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - NO SCHOOL MEA BREAK

Friday, October 20, 2017 - NO SCHOOL MEA BREAK

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can explain the purpose of the Bill of Rights and key amendments. (7.1.4.8.1) and (7.1.4.8.2)
  2. I can list citizen’s rights and responsibilities. (7.1.3.6.1 and 7.1.3.6.2)
  3. I can name three practices that responsible citizens are expected to do: (1) becoming informed on current events, (2) advocating upon an informed decision, and (3) voting. (7.1.3.5.1)

Monday, October 23, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will finish completing “Rainbow-Notes” in class.  Students will need colored pencils to complete this task.  Students will be going over notes entitled "The Constitution and Bill of Rights".  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes Copy)  Students will be covering Part VII of these notes on this date covering Good Citizenship.

Due For Turn-InU.S. Constitution Review Worksheet Packet

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment ReviewU.S. Constitution Review Worksheet Packet

Review Activity:  Quizlet Live

Assignment:  Study for the Unit One test that will take place in class on Thursday of this week.  This was rescheduled from Wednesday to accomodate students wanting to attend the playoff game on Tuesday night to allow for study time.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - HOMEROOM SCHEDULE

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Film:  America the Story of US - "Westward”  Students will have a video guide to complete while viewing the film.  (Westward Video Guide) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LSameRLgmr8)

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Test:  Unit One Test covering the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights

Friday, October 27, 2017 - NO SCHOOL

Current Events Homework:  CNN 10 Student News - Students should view the current events in preparation for Monday’s quiz. CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz: Quiz in class on Monday, October 30, 2017 covering this weeks current events from CNN 10.

Semester 1 Quarter 1 Week 9

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can describe how the United States gained Louisiana. (7.4.4.18.1)
  2. I can identify achievements of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. (7.4.4.18.1)
  3. I can identify key political and physical geographical features of the lands of the modern day United States. (7.3.1.1.1)

Monday, October 30, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz covering the current events from CNN 10 in last weeks class.  This will be corrected in class.

Test Review:  Students will have their Unit One Test covering America’s Founding Documents returned and reviewed in class.  These were taken in last Thursday.  Students receiving scores below 70% (52 or lower score) may retake the test for the lowest C grade up until 11/2/17 at 4:30pm.  Students must have all Unit One assignments completed to be able to retake the test.

Video:  Students will finish viewing the film from America-The Story of US.  This episode is entitled “Westward” Students began this film last Wednesday and have a video guide to complete while viewing the film.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment Review:  Students will go over the answers to their video guides from America-The Story of US - Westward.

Rainbow Notes:  The Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark Expedition  (Blank Student Copy)  Students will be going over Parts I-II entitled Control of the Mississippi and Buying Louisiana.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - HOMEROOM SCHEDULE

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Rainbow Notes:  The Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark Expedition  (Blank Student Copy)  Students will be going over Parts III.-V. entitled The Lewis and Clark Expedition, Pike Explores the West, and Achievements of the Expeditions.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Video:  Lewis and Clark - "Great Journey West

Friday, November 3, 2017 - NO SCHOOL

Current Events Homework:  CNN 10 Student News - Students should view the current events in preparation for Monday’s quiz. CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz: Quiz in class on Monday, November 6, 2017 covering this weeks current events from CNN 10.

Semester 1 Quarter 2 Week 1

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can illustrate, through the creation of “Whole-Brain” Connectors, how the United States gained Louisiana. (7.4.4.18.1)
  2. I can illustrate, through the creation of “Whole-Brain” Connectors, why control of the Mississippi River was important to the early development of the United States. (7.4.4.18.1)
  3. I can create a visual “Whole-Brain” Connector that displays achievements of the Lewis and Clark and Zebulon Pike Expeditions. (7.4.4.18.1)
  4. I can identify and label key political and physical geographical features of the lands of the modern day United States. (7.3.1.1.1)

Monday, November 6, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz covering the current events from CNN 10 in last weeks class and content material covering the Louisana Purchase.  This will be corrected in class.

Activity:  Students will be instructed on how to create “Whole-Brain” Connectors and students will apply this to the notes completed in class in last week covering The Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark/Zebulon Pike Expeditions.  Students will complete one connector for each section of these notes while working in groups.  This is due at the end of the class period. (Creating Whole-Brain Connectors Hand-Out)

Activity:  Pass out Quarter 2 Ooops Coupons

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Activity:  Students will complete one connector for each section of these notes while working in groups.  This is due at the end of the class period. (Creating Whole-Brain Connectors Hand-Out)

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - HOMEROOM SCHEDULE

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Video:  Veterans Day Film

Assignment:  Unit 2 Quizlet LEARN - Students may begin working on the LEARN section of the Unit 2 Quizlet set entitled U.S. Expansion.  This is due on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. (https://quizlet.com/59599841/unit-2-united-states-expansion-flash-cards/)

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - CONFERENCE DAY - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

Friday, November 10, 2017 - NO SCHOOL

NO QUIZ WILL BE GIVEN COVERING THIS WEEK’S CURRENT EVENTS

Semester 1 Quarter 2 Week 2

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can identify and label key political and physical geographical features of the lands of the modern day United States. (7.3.1.1.1)
  2. I can describe methods used by settlers to travel westward in the early 1800’s. (7.4.4.18.1)
  3. I can list the steps taken by Americans to improve roads. (7.4.4.18.1)
  4. I can explain how steamboats and canals affected transportation and economic growth. (7.4.4.18.1 and 7.2.4.6.1)
  5. I can decribe how profit and economic incentives led risktakers such as DeWitt Clinton and Robert Fulton to embark on new entreprenurial ventures. (7.2.4.6.1) and (7.4.4.18.1)
  6. I can explain how the United States gained Florida. (7.4.4.18.1)

Monday, November 13, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment Review: Lewis and Clark - "Great Journey West” Video Guide.  This was completed in class last Thursday.

Assignment:  U.S. Expansion Map Look-Up - Due Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the start of the class period.  Students will take a test on this material on Monday, November 27, 2017.

Assignment:  Unit 2 Quizlet LEARN - Students should finish working on the LEARN section of the Unit 2 Quizlet set entitled U.S. Expansion.  This is due on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. (https://quizlet.com/59599841/unit-2-united-states-expansion-flash-cards/)

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will be going over Rainbow Notes for Unit 2 Part 2 entitled “Moving Westward”.  Students will go over Part I. To the Mississippi and Part II. Meeting the Need for Better Roads”.  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)

Assignment:  U.S. Expansion Map Look-Up - Due Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the start of the class period.  Students will take a test on this material on Monday, November 27, 2017.

Assignment:  Unit 2 Quizlet LEARN - Students should finish working on the LEARN section of the Unit 2 Quizlet set entitled U.S. Expansion.  This is due on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. (https://quizlet.com/59599841/unit-2-united-states-expansion-flash-cards/)

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - HOMEROOM SCHEDULE

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will continue going over Rainbow Notes for Unit 2 Part 2 entitled “Moving Westward”.  Students will go over Part III. Steam Transport.  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)

Assignment:  U.S. Expansion Map Look-Up - Due Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the start of the class period.  Students will take a test on this material on Monday, November 27, 2017.

Assignment:  Unit 2 Quizlet LEARN - Students should finish working on the LEARN section of the Unit 2 Quizlet set entitled U.S. Expansion.  This is due on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. (https://quizlet.com/59599841/unit-2-united-states-expansion-flash-cards/)

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Due For Turn In:  U.S. Expansion Map Look-Up

Notes:  Students will finish going over Rainbow Notes for Unit 2 Part 2 entitled “Moving Westward”.  Students will go over Part IV. The Canal Boom and Part V. Gaining Florida.  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)

Assignment:  Unit 2 Quizlet LEARN - Students should finish working on the LEARN section of the Unit 2 Quizlet set entitled U.S. Expansion.  This is due on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. (https://quizlet.com/59599841/unit-2-united-states-expansion-flash-cards/)

Friday, November 17, 2017 - NO SCHOOL

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz covering this weeks current events from CNN 10 and the Rainbow Notes entitled Moving Westward.

Assignment:  Unit 2 Quizlet LEARN - Students should finish working on the LEARN section of the Unit 2 Quizlet set entitled U.S. Expansion.  This is due on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. (https://quizlet.com/59599841/unit-2-united-states-expansion-flash-cards/)

Semester 1 Quarter 2 Week 3

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can identify the hardships faced by settlers moving west.  (7.4.4.18.1)
  2. I can explain how rival claims to the Oregon Country developed. (7.4.4.18.1)
  3. I can explain how fur trappers and missionaries helped open the Far West. (7.4.4.18.1)

Monday, November 20, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz: Students will be taking a quiz covering last weeks current events and content material from last weeks notes covering Moving Westward.  This will be corrected in class.

Notes:  Students will be going over Rainbow Notes for Unit 2 Part 3 entitled “Oregon Country”. (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)  This will be presented by Mr. Vieau, a student from UMD’s teacher preparation program.

Assignment:  U.S. Expansion Map Look-Up - Students should prepare for a test on the U.S. maps created in class.  This will take place on Monday, November 27, 2017.  Students may access an online interactive website to assist them in learning some of this material at http://lizardpoint.com/geography/usa-quiz.php.

Assignment:  Unit 2 Quizlet LEARN - Students should finish working on the LEARN section of the Unit 2 Quizlet set entitled U.S. Expansion.  This is due on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. (https://quizlet.com/59599841/unit-2-united-states-expansion-flash-cards/)

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment Review:  U.S. Expansion Map Look-Up -  Students will take a test on this material on Monday, November 27, 2017.  Students may access an online interactive website to assist them in learning some of this material at http://lizardpoint.com/geography/usa-quiz.php.

Assignment/Activity:  Model the creation of Whole-Brain Connectors in student notes.  Students will be assigned to create one connector for three sections of their Moving Westward notes from last week.  This is due on Monday, November 27, 2017.

Assignment:  Unit 2 Quizlet LEARN - Students should finish working on the LEARN section of the Unit 2 Quizlet set entitled U.S. Expansion.  This is due on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. (https://quizlet.com/59599841/unit-2-united-states-expansion-flash-cards/)

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - Early Dismissal - 1 PM

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment:  U.S. Expansion Map Look-Up - Students should prepare for a test on the U.S. maps created in class.  This will take place on Monday, November 27, 2017.  Students may access an online interactive website to assist them in learning some of this material at http://lizardpoint.com/geography/usa-quiz.php.

Class Work Time:  Moving Westward Rainbow Notes and Whole Brain Connectors.  This is due on Monday, November 27, 2017.

Due For Turn-In:  Unit 2 Quizlet LEARN - (https://quizlet.com/59599841/unit-2-united-states-expansion-flash-cards/)

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING BREAK

Friday, November 24, 2017 - NO SCHOOL

Semester 1 Quarter 2 Week 4

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can identify the hardships faced by settlers moving west.  (7.4.4.18.1)
  2. I can explain how rival claims to the Oregon Country developed. (7.4.4.18.1)
  3. I can explain how fur trappers and missionaries helped open the Far West. (7.4.4.18.1)
  4. I can explain why many Americans settled in Texas. (7.4.4.18.1)
  5. I can describe how Texas became an independent nation. (7.4.4.18.1)
  6. I can identify challenges faced by the new Republic of Texas. (7.4.4.18.1)

Monday, November 27, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Test: Students will be taking a map test covering bodies of water, landforms, and the 50 states.

Assignment:  Students will be assigned to complete the Rainbow Notes for Unit 2 Part 3 entitled “Oregon Country”. (Blank Student Skeleton Notes) This is due on Tuesday, November 28, 2017.

Due For Turn-In:  Unit 2 Part 2 Rainbow Notes and 3 “Whole-Brain” Connectors covering “Moving Westward”.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will be going over the Unit 2 Part 3 Rainbow Notes entitled “Oregon Country”.  (Blank Skeleton Notes) This lesson will cover I. The Lure of Oregon, II. Competing Claims, and III. Fur Trappers in the Far West. This will be a review in class from last week’s class with Mr. Vieau.

Assignment:  U.S. Expansion Map - label and color

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will be going over the Unit 2 Part 3 Rainbow Notes entitled “Oregon Country”.  (Blank Skeleton Notes)  This lesson will cover IV. Exploring New Lands, V. Missionaries in Oregon, and VI. Wagon Trains West. This will be a review in class from last week’s class with Mr. Vieau.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Test Review: Return and go over U.S. Map Tests given in class on Monday of thise week.

Notes:  Students will begin going over the Unit 2 Part 4 Rainbow Notes entitled “Texas Wins Independence”.  (Blank Skeleton Notes)

Friday, December 1, 2017 - NO SCHOOL

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz: Quiz in class on Monday, December 4, 2017 covering this weeks current events from CNN 10 and content notes covering the Oregon Country.

Semester 1 Quarter 2 Week 5

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can explain why many Americans settled in Texas. (7.4.4.18.1)
  2. I can describe how Texas became an independent nation. (7.4.4.18.1)
  3. I can identify challenges faced by the new Republic of Texas. (7.4.4.18.1)
  4. I can list reasons why white settlers came to New Mexico. (7.4.4.18.1)
  5. I can describe the negative impact of white settlement on Native peoples in California.
  6. I can explain why Americans wanted their nation to expand to the Pacific Ocean. (7.4.4.18.1)
  7. I can identify the hardships faced by settlers moving west.  (7.4.4.18.1)

Monday, December 4, 2017 - Sub In Class

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz: Current events and Oregon Country notes.  This will be corrected in class.

Notes:  Students will finish copying the Unit 2 Part 4 Rainbow Notes entitled “Texas Wins Independence”.  (Blank Skeleton Notes)  Students will have access to Chromebooks in class to complete this.

Quizlet:  Students who wish to retake their map US Map test covering the 50 states, bodies of water, and landforms must first complete the LEARN section of the attached Quizlet link. (https://quizlet.com/249402508/us-map-look-up-50-states-bodies-of-water-landforms-flash-cards/)

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - Flip Day Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will begin going over the Unit 2 Part 4 Rainbow Notes entitled “Texas Wins Independence”.  (Blank Skeleton Notes)

Assignment:  “Whole-Brain” Connectors - Students shoud complete one connector for each section (I-V.) of the Rainbow Notes covering Texas Wins Independence.  This is due at the end of the class period on Wednesday of this week.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment:  Students will be given the class period to finish “Whole-Brain” Connectors for each section (I-V.) of the Rainbow Notes covering Texas Wins Independence.  This is due at the end of the class period on this date.

Assignment:  Students will begin copying the Unit 2 Part 5 Rainbow Notes entitled “California and the Southwest”.  (Blank Skeleton Notes)  Students will have access to Chromebooks in class to complete this.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will begin going over the Unit 2 Part 5 Rainbow Notes entitled “California and the Southwest”.  (Blank Skeleton Notes)  Students will go over I. New Mexico Territory and II. California.

Video:  Gone West - The Growth of a Nation

Friday, December 8, 2017 - NO SCHOOL

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz: Quiz in class on Monday, December 11, 2017 covering this weeks current events from CNN 10 and content notes covering the Texas Wins Independence.

Semester 1 Quarter 2 Week 6

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can describe the negative impact of white settlement on Native peoples in California.
  2. I can explain why Americans wanted their nation to expand to the Pacific Ocean. (7.4.4.18.1)
  3. I can identify the hardships faced by settlers moving west.  (7.4.4.18.1)
  4. I can identify the causes/results of the Mexican War. (7.4.4.18.1)
  5. I can describe how/why the Mormons settled Utah. (7.4.4.18.1)
  6. I can describe how the discovery of gold affected life in California. (7.4.4.18.1)
  7. I can explain why California developed a diverse population. (7.4.4.18.1)

Monday, December 11, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz: Current events and Texas Wins Independence notes.  This will be corrected in class.

Notes:  Students will finish going over the Unit 2 Part 5 Rainbow Notes entitled “California and the Southwest”.  (Blank Skeleton Notes)  Students will go over III. Expansion and Manifest Destiny.

Assignment:  Students will begin copying the Unit 2 Part 6 Rainbow Notes entitled “War With Mexico”.  (Blank Skeleton Notes)  Students will have access to Chromebooks in class to complete this.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will begin going over the Unit 2 Part 6 Rainbow Notes entitled “War With Mexico”.  (Blank Skeleton Notes)

Assignment:  “Whole-Brain” Connectors - Students shoud complete one connector for 3 of the 5 sections (I-V.) of the Rainbow Notes covering War With Mexico. Students may choose which three sections they wish to create connectors for. This is due at the end of the class period on Wednesday of this week.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment:  Students will be given the class period to finish “Whole-Brain” Connectors 3 of the 5 sections (I-V.) of the Rainbow Notes covering War With Mexico.  This is due at the end of the class period on this date.

Assignment:  Students will begin copying the Unit 2 Part 7 Rainbow Notes entitled “A Rush to the West”.  (Blank Skeleton Notes)  Students will have access to Chromebooks in class to complete this.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will go over the Unit 2 Part 7 Rainbow Notes entitled “A Rush to the West”.  (Blank Skeleton Notes)

Assignment: U.S. Expansion Review Worksheet - Due Monday, December 18, 2017.

Friday, December 15, 2017 - NO SCHOOL

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz: Quiz in class on Monday, December 15, 2017 covering this weeks current events from CNN 10 and content notes covering Part 5: California and the Southwest,  Part 6: War With Mexico, and Part 7: A Rush to the West.

Semester 1 Quarter 2 Week 7

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can describe the negative impact of white settlement on Native peoples in California.
  2. I can explain why Americans wanted their nation to expand to the Pacific Ocean. (7.4.4.18.1)
  3. I can identify the hardships faced by settlers moving west.  (7.4.4.18.1)
  4. I can identify the causes/results of the Mexican War. (7.4.4.18.1)
  5. I can describe how/why the Mormons settled Utah. (7.4.4.18.1)
  6. I can describe how the discovery of gold affected life in California. (7.4.4.18.1)
  7. I can explain why California developed a diverse population. (7.4.4.18.1)

Monday, December 18, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz: Quiz covering last weeks current events, California and the Southwest, War With Mexico, and A Rush to the West notes.  This will be corrected in class.

Assignment Review: U.S. Expansion Review Worksheet - This was assigned in class last Thursday and will be reviewed in class on this date.

Test Review:  Unit 2 Test Review using Quizlet Live

Assignment:  Study for a test covering Unit 2 on U.S. Expansion.  This will be given in class on Tuesday of this week.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Test:  Students will be taking a test in class covering Unit 2: U.S. Expansion.  Students will have an option of taking this test with an A, B, or C option for grading. Students will have one class period to complete this test.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - Homeroom Schedule - Substitute Teacher in class on this date.

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment:  Quizlet: Unit 3: The Industrial Age - Complete the LEARN section of this unit in preparation for the next unit that will begin being covered following the holiday break.  This assignment is due on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - Substitute in Class

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Video: Americas Heart and Soul

Friday, December 22, 2017 - NO SCHOOL

Semester 1 Quarter 2 Week 8

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can list the major effects of the Industrial Revolution. (7.4.4.18.2)
  2. I can explain how the Industrial Revolution began in the United States. (7.4.4.18.2)
  3. I can describe how the War of 1812 impacted the U.S. and events of the Industrial Revolution.
  4. I can describe life in the early factories of the United States. (7.4.4.18.2)
  5. I can describe motives for industrialization - capitalism and profit motives. (7.2.4.6.1)

Monday, January 1, 2018 - NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz Review:  Return and go over the quiz material from Mondays class prior to the holiday break.

Test Review:  Students will go over their tests covering Unit 2: U.S. Expansion.  Students who earn a grade below 70% (D or F Grade) may retake the test for the lowest C grade through 1/11/18.

Activity: "Questions to Think About” - Technological Improvements

Assignment:  Quizlet: Unit 3: The Industrial Age - Complete the LEARN section of this unit in preparation for the next unit that will begin being covered following the holiday break.  This assignment is due on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Due For Turn-In:  Quizlet: Unit 3: The Industrial Age - Complete the LEARN section of this unit in preparation for the next unit that will begin being covered following the holiday break.  This assignment is due on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

NotesUnit 3 Part 1 Rainbow Notes entitled “The Industrial Revolution”.  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)  Students will go over parts I-III covering The Industrial Revolution, The Industrial Revolution Begins, A Revolution Crosses the Atlantic Ocean, and Lowell, Massachusetts - A Factory Town.

Thursday, January 4, 2017

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Video:  Students will begin viewing a film from PBS entitled “Mill Times”  (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toV9uIDIJMswhich will illustrate the impact of the industrial age in the textile industry and will emphasize things such as working conditions, profit motives, and the effects of economic competition.  Students will have a video guide to complete while viewing this film.  (Mill Times Video Guide)

Friday, January 5, 2018 - NO SCHOOL

Semester 1 Quarter 2 Week 9

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can list the major effects of the Industrial Revolution. (7.4.4.18.2)
  2. I can explain how the Industrial Revolution began in the United States. (7.4.4.18.2)
  3. I can describe how the War of 1812 impacted the U.S. and events of the Industrial Revolution.
  4. I can describe life in the early factories of the United States. (7.4.4.18.2)
  5. I can describe motives for industrialization - capitalism and profit motives. (7.2.4.6.1)

Monday, January 8, 2018 - Sub In Class in AM

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Video:  Students will finish viewing Americas Heart and Soul”.  This was started before the holiday break and examines the “Pursuit of Happiness” goal of the Declaration of Independence.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Video:  Students will finish viewing a film from PBS entitled “Mill Times”  (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toV9uIDIJMswhich will illustrate the impact of the industrial age in the textile industry and will emphasize things such as working conditions, profit motives, and the effects of economic competition.  Students will have a video guide to complete while viewing this film.  This will be reviewed in class following the completion of teh (Mill Times Video Guide)

NotesUnit 3 Part 1 Rainbow Notes entitled “The Industrial Revolution”.  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)  Students will go over parts V-VII covering Impact on Daily Life, Interchanable Parts, and Growing Cities.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will be going over the Unit 3 Section 2 Rainbow Notes entitled “Industry in the North”. (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)  Students will go over Part I.  New Inventions.

Thursday, January 11, 2017 - LATE START DUE TO WEATHER

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will finish going over the Unit 3 Section 2 Rainbow Notes entitled “Industry in the North”. (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)  Students will go over Parts II. Transportation Improvements Help Improve the Northern Economy and III. The Northern Economy Expands.

Friday, January 12, 2018 - NO SCHOOL

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz: Quiz in class on Monday, January 15, 2018 covering this weeks current events from CNN 10 and content material on Unit 3 Parts 1-2.

Semester 1 Quarter 2 Week 10

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can identify the conditions that caused northern workers to organize. (7.4.4.18.1)
  2. I can give reasons for European emigration to the United States in the mid-1800s.
  3. I can describe the treatment faced by immigrants in the American workplace.
  4. I can describe what life was like for African-Americans in the North. (7.4.4.19.1)

Monday, January 15, 2018 - MLK DAY

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Introduction:  Students will be introduced to Mr. Carlson, a student teacher from UMD that will be working with the class through May 2018.

Quiz: Students will be taking a quiz in class covering current events from last weeks class and content material from Unit 3 Parts 1-2 notes.

Video: The Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: A Legacy of Service (https://constitutioncenter.org/learn/hall-pass/dr-martin-luther-king-jr-a-legacy-of-service)

Notes:  Students will begin going over the Unit 3 Part 3 Notes entitled Life in North (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)  Students will go over Part I. Factory Conditions Worsen and Part II. Workers Join Together.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - FLIP DAY SCHEDULE

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will continue going over the Unit 3 Part 3 Notes entitled Life in North (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)  Students will go over Part III. New Immigrants in America.

Video:  So Far From Home - An Immigrant Story

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will continue going over the Unit 3 Part 3 Notes entitled Life in North (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)  Students will go over Part IV. A Reaction Against Immigrants.

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - END QUARTER 2

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will finish going over the Unit 3 Part 3 Rainbow Notes entitled “Life in the North”.  Students will go over Part V. African Americans in the North.

Assignment: Exit coupon covering the four objectives of this week.  This is due no later than Monday, January 22, 2018.

Friday, January 19, 2018 - NO SCHOOL

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 1

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can explain why cotton planters moved westward. (7.4.4.18.2)
  2. I can describe how the invention of the cotton gin affected slavery in the South. (7.4.4.18.2)
  3. I can list reasons why the South was less industrialized than the North.
  4. I can identify the groups that made up southern society. (7.4.4.18.2)
  5. Describe the sufferings of African Americans under slavery. (7.4.4.19.1)
  6. Explain how laws restricted the freedom of African Americans. (7.4.4.19.1)
  7. Describe how African Americans struggled to end slavery. (7.4.4.19.1)

Monday, January 22, 2018 - Sub In Class

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Video:  "America The Story of US - Division" —Students will have a video guide to complete while viewing this film.  This will be turned in at the end of the class period.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Video:  Finish "America The Story of US - Division" —Students will have a video guide to complete while viewing this film.  This will be corrected at the end of the class period and turned in for grading.

Notes:  Students will begin going over the Unit 3 Part 4 Rainbow Notes entitled “Cotton Kingdom in the South”. (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will finish going over the Unit 3 Part 4 Rainbow Notes entitled “Cotton Kingdom in the South”. (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)

Assignment: Unit 3 Review Worksheet: Students will have the remainder of the class period to work on the review worksheet review.  This is due on Monday, January 29, 2018.

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - FLIP DAY SCHEDULE

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will go over the Unit 3 Part 5 Rainbow Notes entitled “Life in the South”. (Blank Student Note Copy)

Assignment: Unit 3 Review Worksheet: Students will have the remainder of the class period to work on the review worksheet review.  This is due on Monday, January 29, 2018.

Friday, January 26, 2018 - NO SCHOOL

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz: Quiz in class on Monday, January 29, 2018 covering this weeks current events from CNN 10 and content material on Unit 3 Parts 3-5.

Assignment: Unit 3 Review Worksheet: Students will have the remainder of the class period to work on the review worksheet review.  This is due on Monday, January 29, 2018.

Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 2

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. Identify the political and religious roots of reform. (7.4.4.18.3)
  2. Describe the goals that social reformers sought in the mid-1800’s. (7.4.4.18.3)
  3. Explain how Americans improved public education in the mid-1800’s. (7.4.4.18.3)
  4. Explain how the antislavery movement began and grew. (7.4.4.18.3)
  5. Identify the actions taken by reformers to end slavery. (7.4.4.18.3)
  6. Describe how the Underground Railroad helped slaves reach freedom. (7.4.4.18.3)
  7. Explain why many white northerners and southerners opposed the campaign to abolish slavery.

Monday, January 29, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will go over the Unit 3 Part 5 Rainbow Notes entitled “Life in the South”. (Blank Student Note Copy) (Period 1 Only)

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz covering the current events from January 22-26, 2018 CNN 10 and content material from Unit 3 Parts 3-5.

Assignment Due/Review:  Correct Unit 3 Review Worksheet - This was assigned during class last Wednesday and is due for turn-in on this date.  Students will also be completing Quizlet Live with remaining class time.

Assignment:  Study for the Unit 3 Test that will take place in class on Tuesday, January 30, 2018.  This test will cover “The Industrial Age”.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Test:  Students will be taking their Unit 3 Test covering The Industrial Age.

Due For Turn-In: Unit 3 Review Worksheet

Assignment:  Quizlet: Students will complete the LEARN Section of Unit 4 entitled “19th Century Social Reforms”.  This is due on Thursday, February 8, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/69378371/unit-4-19th-century-social-reforms-flash-cards/)

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Unit Introduction:  Students will be introduced to Unit 4 covering 19th Century Social Reforms.

Video:  Democracy and Reform

Assignment:  Quizlet: Students will complete the LEARN Section of Unit 4 entitled “19th Century Social Reforms”.  This is due on Thursday, February 8, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/69378371/unit-4-19th-century-social-reforms-flash-cards/)

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment:  Quizlet: Students will complete the LEARN Section of Unit 4 entitled “19th Century Social Reforms”.  This is due on Thursday, February 8, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/69378371/unit-4-19th-century-social-reforms-flash-cards/)

Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 3

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can identify the political and religious roots of reform. (7.4.4.18.3)
  2. I can describe the goals that social reformers sought in the mid-1800’s. (7.4.4.18.3)
  3. I can explain how Americans improved public education in the mid-1800’s. (7.4.4.18.3)
  4. I can explain how the antislavery movement began and grew. (7.4.4.18.3)
  5. I can identify the actions taken by reformers to end slavery. (7.4.4.18.3)
  6. I can describe how the Underground Railroad helped slaves reach freedom. (7.4.4.18.3)
  7. I can explain why many white northerners and southerners opposed the campaign to abolish slavery.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Periods 1 and 2:  Mr. Carlson’s Classes

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz covering the current events from January 29-Feb. 2, 2018 on CNN 10.

Notes:  An Era of Reform-Part 1 The Reforming Impulse (Slides for section 1)

Blank Notes Sheet linkhttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1bzo259AJ4YD3tDsS7AJ1ovOIBar6MQ2eKosaTD5uOn0/edit 

Assignment:  Quizlet: Students will complete the LEARN Section of Unit 4 entitled “19th Century Social Reforms”.  This is due on Thursday, February 8, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/69378371/unit-4-19th-century-social-reforms-flash-cards/)

Periods 4 and 5:  Mr. Olson’s Classes

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz covering the current events from January 29-Feb. 2, 2018 on CNN 10.

Notes:  Unit 4 Part 1 Rainbow Notes “The Spirit of Reform”. (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)  Students will be going over part I. The Reforming Impulse

Assignment:  Quizlet: Students will complete the LEARN Section of Unit 4 entitled “19th Century Social Reforms”.  This is due on Thursday, February 8, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/69378371/unit-4-19th-century-social-reforms-flash-cards/)

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Periods 1 and 2:  Mr. Carlson’s Classes

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz Review:  Students will be reviewing their quizzes from Mondays class.

Assignment 1:  Quizlet: Students will complete the LEARN Section of Unit 4 entitled “19th Century Social Reforms”.  This is due on Thursday, February 8, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/69378371/unit-4-19th-century-social-reforms-flash-cards/)

Assignment 2:  Directions: 02/06/2018

On a blank sheet of paper, you will fold it in half and across so you have 4 boxes on your paper.  In the top two boxes on your sheet you will pick 2 key people (One person per box) from section 1 too study. The bottom 2 boxes of your sheet you will pick two social reforms to study from section 1. ON THE BACK, the top two boxes should contain one key vocabulary word in each box. And lastly, the bottom 2 boxes should contain one modern social reform per box.

For each box, you must provide a description and visual for each person, term, or social reform of your choosing. Your description must be at least 2-3 sentences and your visual must be clear and obvious in its connection to your topic in your box. (your visual doesn’t have to be in color) 

You will have most of the class on Tuesday to work on this and should have enough time to turn it in at the end of class. If you do not finish, get it to me as soon as you can.

Periods 4 and 5:  Mr. Olson’s Classes

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz Review:  Students will be reviewing their quizzes from Mondays class.

Notes:  Unit 4 Part 1 Rainbow Notes “The Spirit of Reform”. (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)  Students will be going over parts II. Prison Reforms, III. Helping the Mentally Ill, IV. Battling Alcohol Abuse, V. Improving Public Education, and VI. Modern Reforms.

Assignment:  Quizlet: Students will complete the LEARN Section of Unit 4 entitled “19th Century Social Reforms”.  This is due on Thursday, February 8, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/69378371/unit-4-19th-century-social-reforms-flash-cards/)

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - Extended Homeroom Schedule

Periods 1 and 2:  Mr. Carlson’s Classes

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  "A Fight Against Slavery"

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1CJ-zDTLIzml6_1FfQaxENw5le1XIE36bH0HX6gzIduI/edit#slide=id.p

Blank Notes Page:  "A Fight Against Slavery"

https://docs.google.com/document/d/13y5JUtDRWSCYSat6eXurCZu_Gt3B5wCNWtUkXGUwSL0/edit 

Assignment:  Quizlet: Students will complete the LEARN Section of Unit 4 entitled “19th Century Social Reforms”.  This is due on Thursday, February 8, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/69378371/unit-4-19th-century-social-reforms-flash-cards/)

Periods 4 and 5:  Mr. Olson’s Classes

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Activity:  Students will be creating Whole-Brain Connectors for their Unit 4 Part 1 Notes from Mondays and Tuesdays classes.  Students must complete one connector for each section (Total of 6 connectors).  This is due on Monday, February 12, 2018.

Assignment:  Quizlet: Students will complete the LEARN Section of Unit 4 entitled “19th Century Social Reforms”.  This is due on Thursday, February 8, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/69378371/unit-4-19th-century-social-reforms-flash-cards/)

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Periods 1 and 2:  Mr. Carlson’s Classes

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes: Section 2:  "Fight Against Slavery

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1CJ-zDTLIzml6_1FfQaxENw5le1XIE36bH0HX6gzIduI/edit#slide=id.g30826d7e6f_0_159

Due For Turn-In:  Quizlet: Students must complete the LEARN Section of Unit 4 entitled “19th Century Social Reforms”.  (https://quizlet.com/69378371/unit-4-19th-century-social-reforms-flash-cards/)

Periods 4 and 5:  Mr. Olson’s Classes

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Unit 4 Part 2 Rainbow Notes “The Fight Against Slavery”. (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)  Students will cover I. Roots of the Antislavery Movement, II. A Colony in Africa, III. A Call to End Slavery, IV. The Underground Railroad, and V. Reasons Why People Opposed Abolition in the North and South.

Due For Turn-In:  Quizlet: Students must complete the LEARN Section of Unit 4 entitled “19th Century Social Reforms”.  (https://quizlet.com/69378371/unit-4-19th-century-social-reforms-flash-cards/)

Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 4

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can explain how the antislavery movement began and grew. (7.4.4.18.3)
  2. I can identify the actions taken by reformers to end slavery. (7.4.4.18.3)
  3. I can describe how the Underground Railroad helped slaves reach freedom. (7.4.4.18.3)
  4. I can explain why many white northerners and southerners opposed the campaign to abolish slavery.
  5. I can describe the rights that women lacked in the early 1800’s. (7.4.4.18.3)
  6. I can identify the goals and purpose of the Seneca Falls Convention. (7.4.4.18.3)
  7. I can explain how educational and career opportunities for women improved by the mid-1800’s. (7.4.4.18.3)

Monday, February 12, 2018 - Extended Homeroom

Periods 1 and 2:  Mr. Carlson’s Classes

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz covering the current events from January 29-Feb. 2, 2018 on CNN 10.

Notes:  Unit 4 Part 3 - The Struggle For Women’s Rights (https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1dDznxMMeZU7BhCC6WKDOgeYiHXYmvhvfmdrUZhYQYm4/edit#slide=id.p)

Blank Student Note Sheet: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1n8Em5WFFkyfe0Gdtnr44p0EdiYjXhC6V/view

Periods 4 and 5:  Mr. Olson’s Classes - Sub In Class

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz covering the current events from January 29-Feb. 2, 2018 on CNN 10.  This will be corrected in class.

Period 4- Due For Turn-In:  Unit 4 Part 1 Rainbow Notes and Whole-Brain Connectors

Video:  “Slavery and the Making of America” Episode #3 with video guide.  Turn in at the end of the class period.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Periods 1 and 2:  Mr. Carlson’s Classes

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz Review:  Students will have their quizzes returned and reviewed from Mondays class.

VideoSlavery and the Making of America with video guide to complete while viewing he film.

Periods 4 and 5:  Mr. Olson’s Classes

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Period 4:  Notes:  Unit 4 Part 2 Rainbow Notes “The Fight Against Slavery”. (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)  Students will cover I. Roots of the Antislavery Movement, II. A Colony in Africa, III. A Call to End Slavery, IV. The Underground Railroad, and V. Reasons Why People Opposed Abolition in the North and South.

Period 5:  Activity:  Students will be creating “Whole-Brain” Connectors for their Unit 4 Part 1 Notes from last Monday’s and Tuesday’s classes.  Students must complete one connector for each section (Total of 6 connectors).  This is due for turn-in at the end of the class period.

Assignment:  Periods 4-5:  Copy the Unit 4 Part 3 Rainbow Notes entitled The Struggle For Womens Rights Begins.  (Blank Student Copy)  These will be discussed in class on Wednesday of this week.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Periods 1 and 2:  Mr. Carlson’s Classes

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Video:  Complete Slavery and the Making of America and go over the video guide after finishing the film.

Unit Review Activity:  Jeopardy Game - This is a review of material from Unit 4 covering 19th Century Social Reforms.  Students will take a test on this material in class on Thursday of this week.

Assignment:  Study in preparation for the Unit 4 Test covering 19th Century Social Reforms.  This will be given in class on Thursday of this week.

Periods 4 and 5:  Mr. Olson’s Classes

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Unit 4 Part 3 Rainbow Notes “The Struggle for Women’s Rights Begins”. (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)  Students will cover I. Struggle for Women’s Rights, II. Leaders of the Women’s Rights Movement, III. The Seneca Falls Convention, and IV. New Opportunities for Women.

Assignment:  Unit 4 - 19th Century Social Reforms Review Worksheet - This is due on Thursday, February 15, 2018.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Periods 1 and 2:  Mr. Carlson’s Classes

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Test:  Students will be taking a test covering Unit 4 - 19th Century Social Reforms in class on this date.

Periods 4 and 5:  Mr. Olson’s Classes

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment Review/Completion Check:  Unit 4 - 19th Century Social Reforms Review Worksheet - Students will go over this assignment in class in preparation for the Unit 4 test whick will take place on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

Unit 4 Review:  Students will review Unit 4 material using Quizlet Live.

Assignment:  Study for the Unit 4 Test covering 19th Century Social Reforms.  This will take place in class on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 5

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. Describe the various on slavery in the West. (7.4.4.19.1)
  2. Describe why conflict arose over the issue of slavery in the Western Territories.(7.4.4.19.1)
  3. Describe the results of the Compromise of 1850. (7.4.4.19.1)
  4. Identify the goals of the Free Soil Party.

Monday, February 19, 2018 - NO SCHOOL - President’s Day

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Periods 1 and 2:  Mr. Carlson’s Classes

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment: Students should complete the LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 1 Quizlet entitled “A Nation Breaks Apart”.  This is due by 4:30 pm on Monday, March 12, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/_mtmoq)

Periods 4 and 5:  Mr. Olson’s Classes

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Test:  Students will be taking their Unit 4 Test in class covering 19th Century Social Reforms.

Assignment: Students should complete the LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 1 Quizlet entitled “A Nation Breaks Apart”.  This is due by 4:30 pm on Monday, March 12, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/_mtmoq)

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Test Review:  Students will be reviewing their Unit 4 Test in class covering 19th Century Social Reforms.

Assignment: Students should complete the LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 1 Quizlet entitled “A Nation Breaks Apart”.  This is due by 4:30 pm on Monday, March 12, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/_mtmoq)

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment: Students should complete the LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 1 Quizlet entitled “A Nation Breaks Apart”.  This is due by 4:30 pm on Monday, March 12, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/_mtmoq)

Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 7

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. Students will by the end of the week be able to explain how the republican party emerged during this time and they will be able to describe why it was created.
  2. Students will by the end of the week be able to describe what the  Kansas-Nebraska Act did and they will be able to describe why the fight over slavery turns violent.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz: Students will be taking a quiz covering the current events from last weeks class and content material covering Unit 5 Section 1.

NotesUnit 5 Section 2 Notes (Blank Student Copy)

Due For Turn-In:  Quizlet LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 1 Quizlet entitled “A Nation Breaks Apart”. (https://quizlet.com/_mtmoq)

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz Review:  Students will be reviewing their quiz covering the current events from last week’s class and content material covering Unit 5 Section 1.  This was taken in Mondays class.

Notes:  Students will finish going over the Unit 5 Section 2 Notes from Mondays class.  Unit 5 Section 2 Notes (Blank Student Copy)

NotesUnit 5 Section 2 Notes (Blank Student Copy)

Review Activity:  https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1mPsl4JjzBF5Tk6v5nPq5ER9stWfcSc8lCjyAiOeOiw8/edit#slide=id.g34e3ad71b8_0_52

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule - Assembly @ 10:00 am

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Unit 5 Section 3 covering John Brown’s Raid at Harpers Ferry and the Creation of the Republican Party.  (Blank Student Copy)

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - Sub In Class

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)


Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 10

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. In groups or individually, students will create a visual presentation of a topic related to the American Civil War.  (Poster or slideshow)

Monday, April 2, 2018 - No School - BREAK

Tuesday, April 4, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Activity Work Day:  Students will be given the class period to work on a visual presentation of a topic of personal interest relating to the American Civil War.  This is due on Thursday of this week and students will be expected to present their work to the class.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule - Assembly @ 10:00 am

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Activity Work Day:  Students will be given the class period to work on a visual presentation of a topic of personal interest relating to the American Civil War.  This is due on Thursday of this week and students will be expected to present their work to the class.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Activity:  Students will present their visual presentation material in class on this date.


Semester 2 Quarter 4 Week 1

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. Student’s will by the end of the week be able to describe Lincoln’s primary goal during the war.
  2. Students will by the end of the week be able to describe the Emancipation Proclamation and will be able to describe the reactions from the North and South on this new proclamation.
  3. Students will by the end of the week be able to describe the impact that war had on the civilian life as well as the life of a soldier.
  4. Student’s will by the end of the week be able to explain how women contributed to the war.

Monday, April 9, 2018 - Sub In Class

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Unit 5 Part 2 - Sections 3 and 4 - Lincolns Need For Caution (https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1buICbnQfIUeIdVUsNecxn_JQZ-NPzSQZ6lpbzGtR_Y0/edit#slide=id.p)  (Blank Student Copy)

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Unit 5 Part 2 - Section 3 - Lincolns Need For Caution (https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1buICbnQfIUeIdVUsNecxn_JQZ-NPzSQZ6lpbzGtR_Y0/edit#slide=id.p)  (Blank Student Copy)

Activity:  Notes Review

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Unit 5 Part 2 - Section 4 - Hardships of War (https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1buICbnQfIUeIdVUsNecxn_JQZ-NPzSQZ6lpbzGtR_Y0/edit#slide=id.p) (Blank Student Copy)

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Unit 5 Part 2 - Section 4 - Hardships of War (https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1buICbnQfIUeIdVUsNecxn_JQZ-NPzSQZ6lpbzGtR_Y0/edit#slide=id.p) (Blank Student Copy)

Assignment: Quiz on Monday, April 16, 2018 covering the content material and current events from CNN 10 for this week.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment: Quiz on Monday, April 16, 2018 covering the content material and current events from CNN 10 for this week.

Semester 2 Quarter 4 Week 3

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. Student’s will by the end of the week be able to describe Lincoln’s primary goal during the war.
  2. Students will by the end of the week be able to describe the Emancipation Proclamation and will be able to describe the reactions from the North and South on this new proclamation.
  3. Students will by the end of the week be able to describe the impact that war had on the civilian life as well as the life of a soldier.
  4. Student’s will by the end of the week be able to explain how women contributed to the war.

Monday, April 23, 2018 - Mr. Carlson is out, Mr. Olson will lead class.

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz covering last weeks current events in class.

Presentation:  Students will hear information regarding a proposed trip to Washington D.C. in June 2020.  All students are invited to attend this trip and a parent meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 7pm in the THHS library.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Unit 5 Part 3: Reconstruction - Problems After the War  (Blank Student Copy)

Test Review:  Return and go over student tests taken in class on the Civil War.

Quiz Review:  Students will have the quizzes taken in class on Monday returned and reviewed in class.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes: Finish going over  Unit 5 Part 3: Reconstruction - Problems After the War  (Blank Student Copy)

Assignment

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - Flip Day Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment: Quiz on Monday, April 30, 2018 covering the content material and current events from CNN 10 for this week.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment: Quiz on Monday, April 30, 2018 covering the content material and current events from CNN 10 for this week.

Semester 2 Quarter 4 Week 4

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can describe the factors that caused the growth of a railroad network following the American Civil War.
  2. I can explain the effects of competition on the railroad industry.
  3. I can describe how the building of the railroads spurred the growth of industry and the United States’ economy.

Monday, April 30, 2018 - Mr. Olson Returns to Teaching

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz covering last week’s current events and content material from Reconstruction.  This will be corrected in class on this date.

Unit 6 Introduction:  Students will be introduced to topics that will be discussed in Unit 6 entitled “Development of an Industrial United States” - The Guilded Age 1870-1920.

Video:  Students will begin viewing America the Story of US - Heartland (Video Guide) - Students will have a video guide to complete while viewing this film.  This is due on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Video:  Students will finish viewing America the Story of US - Heartland (Video Guide) - Students will have a video guide to complete while viewing this film.  This is due on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 and will be corrected in class.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will begin going over the Unit 6 Part 1 Notes entitled “Railroads and Industry”. (Blank Student Copy)

Assignment: Students will create one “Whole-Brain” Connetcor for each section of the Unit 6 Part 1 Notes.  This is due on Monday, May 7, 2018.

Assignment:  Students will be given the Unit 6 Part 1 Review Guide in class on this date.  They are to complete the first six vocabulary terms in Part I, the first four key people in Part II, and all of Part 3.  This is due on Monday, May 7, 2018.

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - Mr. Carlson’s Last Day - Assembly Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment Work Time: Students will create one “Whole-Brain” Connetcor for each section of the Unit 6 Part 1 Notes.  This is due at the start of the class period on Monday, May 7, 2018.

Assignment: Study for a quiz on Monday, May 7, 2018 covering the content material and current events from this week.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment: Study for a quiz on Monday, May 7, 2018 covering the content material and current events from this week.

Semester 2 Quarter 4 Week 5

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can explain why the steel industry became important after the Civil War.
  2. I can describe new ways of business that developed after the end of the Civil War.
  3. I can compare/contrast the arguements for/against the growth of giant corporations.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz covering last week’s current events and content material from Railroads and Industry.  This will be corrected in class on this date.

Review:  Go over content material for Unit 6 Review Guide

Notes:  Students will begin going over the Unit 6 Part 2 Notes entitled “The Rise of Big Business in America”. (Blank Student Copy)

Due For Turn-In: Unit 6 Part 1 Rainbow Notes and “Whole-Brain” Connectors.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - Flip Day Schedule - MIDTERM

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will finish going over the Unit 6 Part 2 Notes entitled “The Rise of Big Business in America”. (Blank Student Copy)

Assignment: Unit 6 Part 2 Review Guide - Due on Thursday, May 10, 2018.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Activity:  Students will be taking the Social Studies District Assessment on this date.

Assignment: Unit 6 Part 2 Review Guide - Due on Thursday, May 10, 2018.  Complete Part I. Vocabulary 1-17, Part II. Key People 31-38, and Part IV. RIse of Big Business in America 56-61.

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - Flip Day Schedule - Sub in P.M.

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Due For Possible Turn-In: Unit 6 Part 2 Review Guide

Video:  Students will finish viewing Just the Facts - Emergence of Modern America (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCZtNE3g_sQ)

Assignment: Study for a quiz on Monday, May 14, 2018 covering the content material from the Rise of Big Business in America notes and current events from this week.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment: Study for a quiz on Monday, May 14, 2018 covering the content material and current events from this week.

Semester 2 Quarter 4 Week 6

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can identify new inventions that improved communications following the American Civil War.
  2. I can explain how American inventors brought new technologies to American workplaces and homes.
  3. I can describe how Henry Ford revolutionized the automobile industry.
  4. I can explain changes brought to American life by the invention of the automobile and the airplane.
  5. I can explain how the role of the worker changed in the new industrial age.
  6. I can explain why unions were formed and describe their goals.
  7. I can describe why progress gained by workers was slow.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz covering last week’s current events and content material from The Rise of Big Business in America.  This will be corrected in class on this date.

Review:  Go over content material for Unit 6 Review Guide - Parts I., II., and IV.

Notes:  Students will begin going over the Unit 6 Part 3 Notes entitled “New Inventions Change the Nation”. (Blank Student Copy)

Due For Possible Turn-In: Unit 6 Part 2 Review Guide

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - Flip Day Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will continue going over the Unit 6 Part 3 Notes entitled “New Inventions Change the Nation”. (Blank Student Copy)

AssignmentUnit 6 Review Guide - Due on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.  Complete Part I. Vocabulary 18-21, Part II. Key People 39-47, and Part V. New Inventions Change the Nation 62-68.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment ReviewUnit 6 Review Guide - Part I. Vocabulary 18-21, Part II. Key People 39-47, and Part V. New Inventions Change the Nation 62-68.

Notes:  Students will begin going over the Unit 6 Part 4 Notes entitled “The Rise of Labor in the Industrial Age”. (Blank Student Copy)

AssignmentUnit 6 Review Guide - Due on Thursday, May 17, 2018.  Complete Part I. Vocabulary 22-30, Part II. Key People 48-50, and Part V. The Rise of Labor in the Industrial Age #s 69-73.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will finish going over the Unit 6 Part 4 Notes entitled “The Rise of Labor in the Industrial Age”. (Blank Student Copy)

Assignment ReviewUnit 6 Review Guide -  Part I. Vocabulary 22-30, Part II. Key People 48-50, and Part VI. The Rise of Labor in the Industrial Age #s 69-73.

Assignment:  Complete the LEARN section of Quizlet Unit 6 entitled The Rise of Industry and Unions.  Students will have time in class on this date to work on this assignment.  This is due on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/120900972/unit-6-part-1-the-rise-of-industry-and-unions-flash-cards/)

Assignment: Study for a quiz on Monday, May 21, 2018 covering the content material from the "New Inventions Change the Nation” and the Rise of Labor on the Industrial Age” notes and current events from this week.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment: Study for a quiz on Monday, May 21, 2018 covering the content material and current events from this week.

Semester 2 Quarter 4 Week 7

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. Identify the push and pull factors that brought immigrants to the United States.
  2. Identify the challenges faced by immigrants as they adjusted to life in their new land.
  3. Explain why some Americans opposed the immigrants coming to the United States.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz covering last week’s current events and content material from New Inventions Change the Nation and The Rise of Labor in the Industrial Age.  This will be corrected in class on this date.

Assignment Review:  Go over content material for Unit 6 Review Guide - Part I. Vocabulary 22-30, Part II. Key People 48-50, and Part V. The Rise of Labor in the Industrial Age #’s 69-73.

Unit Review:  Review Unit 6 Part 1 Material covering The Rise of Industry and Unions.  Students will be taking a test on this material on Tuesday of this week.

Assignment:  Complete the LEARN section of Quizlet Unit 6 entitled The Rise of Industry and Unions.  Students will have time in class on this date to work on this assignment.  This is due on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/120900972/unit-6-part-1-the-rise-of-industry-and-unions-flash-cards/)

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - Sub in PM Classes

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Due For Turn-In:   LEARN section of Quizlet Unit 6 entitled The Rise of Industry and Unions.

Test:  Students will be taking a test covering Unit 6 Parts 1-4 covering "The Rise of Industry and Unions".

Assignment: Students will use remaining class time after finishing their tests to complete filling in the Unit 6 Part 5 Notes entitled New Immigrants Arrive in America. (Blank Student Copy)  These notes material will be reviewed in class on Thursday of this week.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Video:  America The Story of US - Cities

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Test Review:  Students will have their Unit 6 Parts 1-4 Test returned and reviewed class on this date.

Notes:  Students will begin going over the notes for Unit 6 Part 5 entitled “New Immigrants Arrive in America”. (Blank Student Copy)

Friday, May 25, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

NO QUIZ NEXT WEEK


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