October 16 – 20, 2017

Essential Question:  What was the founding fathers’ purpose in writing the Declaration of Independence?

Monday A Day

    1. Current events
    2. Declaration of Independence analysis, DBQ with video Declaration of Indepence, CE State What was the purpose of the Declaration of Indep
    3. Finish Video Notes begun last week, “America, the story of us-Revolution”, America STory of Us Ep 2 Revolution  please use the links from last week to view.

 

Tuesday B Day

    1. Current events
    2. Declaration of Independence analysis, DBQ with video Declaration of Indepence, CE State What was the purpose of the Declaration of Indep
    3. Finish Video Notes begun last week, “America, the story of us-Revolution”, America STory of Us Ep 2 Revolution  please use the links from last week to view.

 

Essential Question:  How was it possible for the colonists to be victorious against the British army?

Wednesday A Day

  1. Current Events
  2. 13 Colony Test
  3. Video Notes:  The Crossing, Vid Quest The Crossing

Thursday B Day

  1. Current Events
  2. 13 Colony Test
  3. Video Notes:  The Crossing, Vid Quest The Crossing

Friday – Teacher Work Day (No School for students)

 

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October 9 – 13, 2017

Essential Question:  What were the causes of the American Revolution?

Monday B Day

  1. Current Events
  2. Complete PPT Notes:  American War for Independence

Tuesday A Day

  1. Current Events
  2. Analysis of Boston Massacre Propaganda, Boston Massacre Visual Analysis Steps WS, BostMassClaim Evidence Statement

Wednesday B Day (Super Wednesday – Special Schedule)

  1. Current Events
  2. Analysis of Boston Massacre Propaganda, Boston Massacre Visual Analysis ClaimEvidence FrameBoston Massacre Visual Analysis Steps WS

Essential Question:  Why did the colonists write the Declaration of Independence?

Thursday A Day

  1. Current Events
  2. Video Notes:  America, the Story of Us, Revolution, America STory of Us Ep 2 Revolution questions
    1. America, the Story of Us, Ep. 1 Rebel begin @ 25:00 #1-6,
    2. America, the Story of Us, Ep. 2 Revolution #6 – 15
  3. Analysis of Primary Source Document:  Declaration of Independence, DBQ with video Declaration of Indepence

Friday B Day (Assembly Schedule)

  1. Current Events
  2. Video Notes:  America, the Story of Us, Revolution, America STory of Us Ep 2 Revolution questions
    1. America, the Story of Us, Ep. 1 Rebel begin @ 25:00 #1-6,
    2. America, the Story of Us, Ep. 2 Revolution #6 – 15
  3. Analysis of Primary Source Document:  Declaration of Independence, DBQ with video Declaration of Indepence

 

October 2 – 6, 2017

Essential Question:  What were the causes of the American Revolution?

Monday A Day

  1. Current Events
  2. American Revolution Portfolio Table Of Contents,american-rev-portfolio-table-of-contents
  3. American Revolution Vocabulary Chart, vocabulary-chart, american-revolution-vocabulary-listamerican-revolution-vocabulary-definitions
  4. Video Notes:  America-The Story of Us, Rebels, am-story-of-us-ep-1-rebels-questions

Tuesday B Day

  1. Current Events
  2. American Revolution Portfolio Table Of Contents,american-rev-portfolio-table-of-contents
  3. American Revolution Vocabulary Chart, vocabulary-chart, american-revolution-vocabulary-listamerican-revolution-vocabulary-definitions
  4. Video Notes:  America-The Story of Us, Rebels, America, the story of us , Ep. 1 Rebels, am-story-of-us-ep-1-rebels-questions,

Wednesday A Day

  1. Current EventsView
  2. Video & answer questions- America:  The Story of Us, Episode 1 Rebel,
  3. PPT Notes:  Causes of the American Revolution, chapter-4-sec-1-student-questions , PPT Am War for Indep Pt 1

Thursday B Day

  1. Current EventsView
  2. Video & answer questions- America:  The Story of Us, Episode 1 Rebel,
  3. PPT Notes:  Causes of the American Revolution, chapter-4-sec-1-student-questions , PPT Am War for Indep Pt 1

 

Friday A Day

  1. Current Events
  2. Analysis of Boston Massacre Propaganda, Boston Massacre Visual Analysis Steps WS
  3. Analysis of Primary Source Document – Declaration of Independence, DBQ with video Declaration of Indepence

 

August 28 – Sept. 1, 2017

Essential Question:  What makes a source reliable?

Monday B

  1. Continue syllabus overview & sharing  responses to Day 1 class question.
  2. Debrief Evaluating Sources
  3. U.S. History Portfolio Scoring Explanation-Federalism & The Constitution Portfolio Table of Contents
  4. Reading Like a Historian:  Steps to Analysis to Visual Documents

Essential Question:  How did the ideas of the Federalists and Anti-Federalists influence the writing of the Constitution?

Tuesday A

  1. Current Events
  2. Finish Steps To Analysis of Visual Documents
  3. Begin DBQ What types of governments did the Federalists and Anti-Federalists prefer?

Wednesday B

  1. Current Events
  2. Finish Steps To Analysis of Visual Documents
  3. Begin DBQ What types of governments did the Federalists and Anti-Federalists prefer?

Thursday A

  1. Current Events
  2. Finish DBQ:  What types of governments did the Federalists and Anti-Federalists prefer?

Friday B

  1. Current Events
  2. Finish DBQ:  What types of governments did the Federalists and Anti-Federalists prefer?

August 21 – 25, 2017

Welcome to 1st semester U.S. History.

I am looking forward to an exciting & interesting year of study.

This “wordpress”  blog provides the weekly class topics and activities.   Paper copies of all class handouts  will be  available in the classroom. Once the student laptops have been distributed, to access electronic versions  of the readings & handouts, please visit  the U.S.  History section  of your One Note program

Monday – No School

Tuesday – No School

Wednesday A

  1. What is culture? & If you could visit a place in the United States that represents our culture, where would it be and why?
  2. Review Syllabus, Signature page due by Wednesday, August 30, 2017 for 30 pts.
  3. Reading Like a Historian:  Evaluating Sources

Thursday B

  1. What is culture? & If you could visit a place in the United States that represents, where would it be and why?
  2. Review Syllabus, Signature page due by Wednesday, August 30, 2017 for 30 pts.
  3. Reading Like a Historian:  Evaluating Sources

Friday A  Assembly Special Schedule

  1. Continue syllabus overview & sharing  responses to Day 1 class question.
  2. Debrief Evaluating Sources
  3. U.S. History Portfolio Scoring Explanation-Federalism & The Constitution Portfolio Table of Contents
  4. Reading Like a Historian:  Steps to Analysis to Visual Documents