Classwork: Today we played Kahoot as a review for the test tomorrow. The rest of class was a silent study period.
Homework: Study for test tomorrow!
Classwork: Today we reviewed chapter 8 in the textbook and all of the changes and reforms of the early 1800s. We took notes on OPVL - a document analysis technique. We defined democracy and what it looks like within a country. I passed out the Jackson DBQ and you got started on this assignment in class. Remember there is a test on Thursday
Homework: None! Bring device for Kahoot tomorrow!
Classwork: Today we reviewed the 6 principles of the US Constitution. We talked about loose and strict interpretation of the US Constitution. We watched a clip from Parks & Rec. to better understand this concept. The second half of class was used to read about the 1800s in the textbook and understand the many changes of the US.
Homework: 1800s textbook notes "A door into the 1800s"
Classwork: Today we finished discussing Federalist and Anti-Federalists. We watched a song from the Hamilton Broadway Musical.
Homework: Constitution Scavenger Hunt is due Monday
Classwork: Today we finished our notes on the Articles of Confederation, the Great Compromise and the 3/5 compromise. We started talking about political parties and their role within our society. Specifically looking at Federalist & Anti-Federalist. (Pg 7-9 of the PDF)
Classwork: Today we finished the battle notes/chart. We discussed the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation through our graphic organizer and notes. We started looking at the basic principles of the US Constitution.
Homework: You may start on the Constitution scavenger hunt which is due on Monday.
Classwork: Today we finished discussing the Revolutionary War using the Battle chart. We discussed the importance of the Declaration of Independence and Thomas Paine's work, Common Sense in relation to the war and freedom.
Homework: Read through the 13 articles of the Articles of Confederation. Use this graphic organizer to summarize each article - be prepared to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of each section tomorrow in class. You can locate the A.O.C. here or through the website www.ourdocuments.gov.
Classwork: Today you took the district pre-assessment.
Classwork: Today we finished taking notes on the causes of the Revolutionary War. Individually you read about different viewpoints regarding whether or not the colonists should have gone to war with the British. You held mini-debates to decided what was the best option.
Homework: Jamestown DBQ is due by tonight at 11:00pm. ALSO if you did not finish your paragraph and metaphor in class today it is due on Monday.
AM. Rev Perspective Assignment
AM. Rev Documents
Classwork: Today discussed the major causes of the American Revolutionary War. We discussed what events/topics would divide our country today.
Homework: Remember Jamestown DBQ is due by tomorrow at 11:00 pm to turnitin.com
Classwork: Today we reviewed the 13 colonies chart. We watched the crash course video about the 7 years war and the great awakening - we discussed the reasons why the war started and the love triangle between the colonist, France and Great Britain. The last 10 minutes were used to work on the Jamestown DBQ.
Homework: Continue working on the Jamestown DBQ - due to turnitin.com by 11:00pm on Friday
Classwork: I stamped your 13 colonies chart - we will go over this tomorrow. Today in class you read two articles about Puritan values and what we would consider puritanical beliefs in today's society. We had a class discussion regarding the values of Puritans and the impact on American Culture. To end class we drew an 'ideal puritan' based upon values/beliefs of the Puritans in colonial America.
Homework: Jamestown DBQ is due on Friday.
Classwork: Today we took notes on why settlers came to America and the 13 original colonies. We watched a crash course video to review our notes. At the end of class you had work time to start your homework.
Homework: 13 Colonies Chart is due tomorrow. Jamestown DBQ due on Friday
Classwork: Today we had shorter class periods due to the morning assembly. You were given time to finish your tribe poster. We had a gallery walk and discussed the similarities and differences of the tribes as well as how we could characterize the tribes in colonial america.
Classwork: Today took our US Map quiz and discussed the role and impact of Native Americans in colonial america. You started working on the Tribes poster.
Classwork: Today we took another map quiz. US Map Quiz is tomorrow! In class you continued to analyze documents that explain what happened to the lost colony of Roanoke. As a class we complied a list of possible hypothesis with supporting evidence.
Homework: Study for Map Quiz!
Classwork: Today in class I stamped your US Map and POTUS list. We took a practice Map Quiz. We took notes on colonization in america. In class you started working on the Lost Colony of Roanoke inquiry assignment. This asks you and your group to analyze 6 different documents and make a hypothesis about what happened. We will finish this activity tomorrow in class.
Homework: Study for Map Quiz on Thursday.
Classwork: Today we discussed the values of American society and how they differ with each generation. We played a game to understand privilege in the United States and discussed the impact individuals and their perspective have on history. Enjoy your three day weekend!
Homework: US Map and POTUS list is due Tuesday - Study for Map quiz on Thursday.
Classwork: Today we used the ipads to register for the online textbook, turnitin.com and actively learn.
Homework: None! Syllabus is due TOMORROW.
Classwork: Today we played a pre-assessment game and brainstormed how many states, capitals and Presidents we know. You were assigned a map activity and had class work time.
Homework: Signed Syllabus is due by Friday 9/4. US Map/POTUS is due Tuesday. Map Quiz on Thursday
Tuesday 10/24: Abolitionist Profile
Semester 2 Final
Civil Rights -1960s
Semester 1 - Finals
Turn of the Century
Colonial America/New Nation
- Assignment Sheet
- Thesis Refinement Sheet
- Writing PPT
- Source Annotation
- Source Annotation Sample
- Checklist/Peer Edit
- JP Topics
- Research Q/Thesis "How To"
- Dead Words/Active Voice
- Citation Guide
- Easy Bib How-to
- Outline How-To
- Outline Template
- Outline Guide
- Thesis Writing