Classwork: Today we discussed the 6 basic principles of the constitution and played a game to better understand the amendments to the constitution.
Homework: Complete the US Constitution scavenger Hunt assignment
Classwork: Today we reviewed the Articles of Confederation and discussed the strengths and weaknesses of this document. We took notes on the drafting of the US Constitution. We played a game to learn the amendments to the constitution.
Classwork: Today we reviewed the battles of the Revolutionary War. You read excerpts from the Declaration of Independence and Common Sense. At your table groups you discussed the commonalities between these two texts and created a visual representation of the revolutionary ideas.
Homework: None (You will have class time to finish the Revolutionary Visual)
Classwork:Today we researched and took notes on the battles of the Revolutionary war. We discussed the impact of the war.
Classwork: Today we continued taking notes on the causes of the Revolutionary War. We also read our assigned options and had mini debates about what was the best path for the colonist to take against Britain.
Option Note Sheet
Homework: Finish the option paragraph (turnitin.com 11:59pm, Sunday)
Classwork: The first part of class time was used to finish investigating the Salem Witch Trials and sharing your theories with other table groups. We also reviewed the founding ideals and their impact on the colonists leading up to the Rev. War. Today we took notes on the causes of the Revolutionary War.
Homework: Please print and bring your assigned option to class tomorrow. See links above
Classwork: Today we discussed myths/stereotypes about 'witches'. We discussed how witches are portrayed in popular culture. We worked on the Salem With Trial Cold Case activity.
Homework: None - we will work on the cold case tomorrow
What about Witches
The Salem Witch Trails: A Chronology of Events
The Salem Witch Museum
National Geo Interactive Lesson
Classwork: Today we shared our 13 colony collages and created one large class map. We read Ch 4.3 in the textbook and completed the corresponding note sheet to organize the ways the colonist utilized the founding ideas of early American History.
Homework: Please finish the 4.3 reading and notes. Use class link for the online textbook (TCI)
Classwork: Today was a work period. We used class to work on the 13 colony collages.
Homework: Finish 13 colony collage if you did not finish in class
Classwork: Today we took notes on the 13 colonies. We also started working on the 13 colonies chart.
Homework: Jamestown DBQ
13 Colony Assignment (We will have all class on Monday to work on this, please bring whatever materials you may need)
–Using pictures, charts, quotes, etc. you need to ensure the following in portrayed
•Any other important information you find necessary
Classwork: Today we continued our notes on the different Native American Tribes and their impact in the colonial era. We started working on the Jamestown DBQ and commentary Essay. This assignment will also serve as our writing pre-assessment.
Homework: Continue to work on Jamestown DBQ
Classwork: Today we took the US States/Capitals Map Quiz. We also finished our discussion about Native American tribes during the Colonial era.
Classwork: Today we used the class period to work on and study for the map quiz.
Homework: US Map due on Monday. Map Quiz on Wednesday
Classwork: Today we signed up for turnitin.com and actively learn. We also did a thesis pre assessment. I passed out the US Map.
Homework: Please make sure you have registered for our class turnitin.com AND actively learn.
Thursday 3/15: 1950s Unit Test
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
- Research Q/Thesis "How To"
- Dead Words/Active Voice
- Citation Guide
- Easy Bib How-to
- Outline How-To
- Outline Template
- Outline Guide
- Thesis Writing