Classwork: Today we presented our battle posters and took notes on the impact of the Civil War Battles. We also took notes on the advantages of the North and South, as well as the Emancipation Proclamation.
Homework: None! Option - Watch crash course video below.
Classwork: Today we worked on the Civil War battles poster.
Homework: Civil War Battle poster
Classwork; Today we had a gallery walk for the first half of class to view the different abolitionist profiles - we discussed the impact this movement had on the Civil War. We also took notes on the causes of Civil War and the advantages and disadvantages of both the North and the South.
Classwork: Today we worked on the Abolitionist Profiles.
Homework: Abolition Profile
Classwork: Today we continued our discussion about slavery and read excerpts from Abraham Lincoln as well as discussed what the Mud sill theory was and its impact pre civil war. I introduced the Abolitionist Profile assignment and any remaining class time was used to work on this.
Mud Sill Theory Reading
Homework: Continue to work on Abolitionist Profile (due Thursday).
Classwork: Today we watched the PBS document, The West. Viewing Guide
Homework: Continue to work on Jackson DBQ & Westward Expansion Map
Classwork: Today we talked about Manifest Destiny and how it impacted westward expansion within the United States. I passed out the map activity - any remaining class time was used as a work period.
Westward Blank Map
Homework: Please watch the Tex/Mex Crash Course. Continue to work on Westward expansion map and Jackson DBQ
Classwork: None! Today you took the PSAT.
Homework: Work on America's snapchat story.
Classwork: Today we took notes on OPVL, a tool to help you analyze documents. I introduced the Jackson DBQ assignment. The remaining class time was used as a work period.
Homework: Continue to work on America's snapchat story & Jackson DBQ
Classwork: Today we discussed why change happens and how it impacts different groups of people, specifically those living in the early 1800s in America. You used chapter 8 in the textbook to create a snapchat story to portray the most important social, political, economic and geogrpahic changes in America
Homework: Please print the JACKSON DBQ for class tomorrow and work on America's 1800s Snapchat story if you did not finish in class
Classwork: Today we read our wedding speeches to the class. We also charted our writing scores for the first unit.
Classwork: Today we discussed the value of studying every president in US History. In class you started research an early president and wrote a wedding toast for them. You will share these in small groups tomorrow.
Homework: President Wedding Speech is due tomorrow
Classwork: Today we took a quiz on the emergence of a New Nation/Constitution.
Classwork: Today you presented your creative piece of the BOR project. We played KAHOOT to review for the quiz tomorrow.
Homework: Study for quiz.
Classwork: Today class was spent in the library working on the BOR project.
Homework: BOR Project.
Classwork: Today was a work period in the library for the BOR project.
Homework: BOR Project
Classwork: Mrs. Parsons was gone today and Mr. Berner was your sub! In class you reviewed the first 10 amendments to the constitution and discussed connections of the BOR and your role as a student/teenager. You completed the expressed/reserved powers of the government Venn diagram. Any left of time was used to work on the BOR Project
Homework: BOR Project.
Classwork: Today we furthered our discussion about Jefferson/Hamilton and the Federalist and Anti-Federalist and their impact in early US History. We also analyzed the multiple ways in which people interpret the laws of the constitution. I introduced the Bill of Rights Case Study project.
Part II: Case Brief
Part III: Creative Piece
Homework: Start researching for the BOR project.
Classwork: Today we took notes on why political parties started in the US. We specifically looked at Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. We discussed the ideals behind the Federalist and Anti-Federalist and their views on the Constitution.
Fed/Anti-Fed Cheat Sheet
Wednesday 2/27: WWII Socratic Seminar
Semester 2 Final
Civil Rights -1960s
JFk - LBJ
Semester 1 - Finals
Turn of the Century
Colonial America/New Nation