Classwork: Today we spent the class period in the library working on the research paper. Today's goal was to find at least 1 print source for your paper.
Classwork: Today we discussed Westward expansion post Civil War and looked at how different groups of people faced hardships and seized opportunities.
Homework: Topic Selection 8:00pm
Classwork: Today we reviewed how to write a good thesis and looked at example. We also took notes on proper essay structure. The second half of class was used to review what Plagiarism is and how to avoid it.
Classwork: Today we took our Unit Test
Classwork: Today we played Kahoot to review for the unit test
Homework: Study for Unit Test
Classwork: Today we watched a Crash Course video about Reconstruction and discussed if it was successful or not. I assigned the Recon. 4-Square assignment.
Box 1 - Write a definition of Reconstruction in your own words
Box 2 - Write 5 key concepts of Reconstruction
Box 3 - Draw a picture that represents Reconstruction
Box 4 - Write a one paragraph statement making a connection to this period in U.S. History.
Homework: Reconstruction 4-Square
Classwork: Today we discussed how the North and South should reconcile post civil war. We also took notes on the impact of Reconstruction.
Classwork: Today we quickly reviewed the expectations of a graded discussion. The major of class was used to have a graded discussion about the impact and importance of the Civil War.
Classwork: I collected your Civil War Battle chart and scavenger hunt. I went over the graded discussion that will happen tomorrow. The rest of class was used as time to prepare for the graded discussion tomorrow.
"Address of a Convention of Negroes"
Modern History Source Book
PBS - The Civil War
Library of Congress
Homework: Complete the Graded Discussion prep work.
Classwork: Today we continued working on the scavenger hunt and battle note sheet. Both assignments are due tomorrow.
Homework: Civil War Battle Chart & Civil War Scavenger Hunt
Classwork: Today we started class with a gallery walk of the different abolitionist profiles. We also took notes on the causes of the Civil War
Classwork: Today I introduced the Abolitionist Social Media Profile assignment - any remaining class time was used to work on this assignment.
Homework: Abolitionist Profiles are due on Monday - we will be doing a gallery walk
Classwork: Today I went over the expectations of a graded discussion. We did a practice discussion at our table groups using the 4 slavery readings.
Today all 10th and 11th graders to the PSAT - we did not meet for class today
Classwork: Today we talked about what we already knew about the Civil War and looked at pictures and graphics to introduce the unit. We took notes on OPCVL as a form of document analysis. The rest of class was used to work on the Slavery Reading Packet.
Homework: Slavery Reading packet due on Thursday. PSAT Tomorrow
No school today, see you tomorrow
Classwork: Today we watched an episode from Ken Burns documentary The West
Homework: Snap Chat story due on Tuesday 10/9
Classwork: Today we shared our constitutional Crisis posters. We discussed the concept of Manifest Destiny and its connection to early Westward Expansion. You created a snapchat story for the changes in America during the 1800s.
Classwork: Today we spent class in the library working on the Constitutional Crisis project. Today should mostly be designing your poster board - these are due tomorrow.
Homework: Constitutional Crisis Poster due tomorrow
Classwork: Today I introduced the Constitutional Crisis Project. We spent the class period in the library working on this group project.
Homework: Work on Constitutional Crisis - bring all necessary materials for class tomorrow.
Classwork: Today we created wedding toasts for presidents of the early 1800s
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