Monday
May 16, 2016
  • Warm-up:
    • What major themes have united and divided the United States between 1750-1865?
  • Purpose:
    • To research and plan your history essay
  • Classwork:
  • Homework:
    • Complete your outline

Tuesday
May 17, 2016
  • Warm-up:
    • What major themes have united and divided the United States between 1750-1865?
  • Purpose:
    • To research and plan your history essay
  • Classwork:
  • Homework:
    • Complete your outline

Wednesday
May 18, 2016
Thursday
May 19, 2016
Friday
May 20, 2016
  • Warm-up:
    • Riddle
  • Purpose:
    • To recall historical  facts
  • Classwork:
  • Homework:
    • None! Have a Great Summer Break!

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Monday

May 8, 2016
Tuesday
May 9, 2016
Wednesday
May 10, 2016
  • Warm-up:
    • What do you think “total war means?
    • Are total war tactics still used today?
  • Purpose:
    • To understand why Gettysburg and Vicksburg were turning points of the war.
    • Evaluate the role of Sherman’s “Total War” tactics in bringing a Union Victory.
  • Classwork:
  • Homework:
    • None

Thursday
May 11, 2016
  • Warm-up:
    • What do you think “total war means?
    • Are total war tactics still used today?
  • Purpose:
    • To understand why Gettysburg and Vicksburg were turning points of the war.
    • Evaluate the role of Sherman’s “Total War” tactics in bringing a Union Victory.
  • Classwork:
  • Homework:
    • None

Friday
May 12, 2016 ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Monday

May 2, 2016
  • Warm-up:
    • What do you know about the American Civil War?
    • What do you want to learn about the Civil War?
  • Purpose:
    • To identify factors that led to a Union victory in the Civil War.
    • To assess the impact of technology on determining the outcome of the American Civil War.
  • Classwork:
  • Homework:
    • None

Tuesday
May 3, 2016
  • Warm-up:
    • What do you know about the American Civil War?
    • What do you want to learn about the Civil War?
  • Purpose:
    • To identify factors that led to a Union victory in the Civil War.
    • To assess the impact of technology on determining the outcome of the American Civil War.
  • Classwork:
  • Homework:
    • None

Wednesday
May 4, 2016
Thursday
May 5, 2017
Friday
May 6, 2017 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Monday
April 25, 2016
  • Warm-up:
    • What would happen if the Industrial Revolution had never happen?
    • How would this change human civilization?
  • Purpose:
    • To research and create a timeline on the various inventions and innovations that were created during the Industrial Revolution and how it impacted society.
  • Classwork:
    • What if the Industrial Revolution had never happened?
      • According to the video, what is the result if the Industrial Revolution had never happened?
      • What invention changed everything?
      • How did Europe dominate economically?
      • How did the industrial revolution change the shapes?
    • Timeline Assignment
      • Complete research using phones or iPads
      • Create your timeline on paper. Look at the requirements on the research document.
    • Exit Ticket: Which invention creation impacted society the most and why?
  • Homework:
    • Complete your timeline: Due Friday!

Tuesday
April 26, 2016
  • Warm-up:
    • What would happen if the Industrial Revolution had never happen?
    • How would this change human civilization?
  • Purpose:
    • To research and create a timeline on the various inventions and innovations that were created during the Industrial Revolution and how it impacted society.
  • Classwork:
    • What if the Industrial Revolution had never happened?
      • According to the video, what is the result if the Industrial Revolution had never happened?
      • What invention changed everything?
      • How did Europe dominate economically?
      • How did the industrial revolution change the shapes?
    • Timeline Assignment
      • Complete research using phones or iPads
      • Create your timeline on paper. Look at the requirements on the research document.
    • Exit Ticket: Which invention creation impacted society the most and why?
  • Homework:
    • Complete your timeline: Due Friday!

Wednesday
April 27, 2016
  • Warm-up:
    • •Fact: By 1840 approximately 60% of white southerners did not own a slave…..
    –If the Civil War was not fought over slavery, what was it fought over?
    • •In general, what are wars typically fought over? 
  • Purpose:
    • To understand the causes of the civil war and why the south decided to leave the union.
  • Classwork:
  • Exit Ticket: What role does slavery play in the beginning of the Civil War? Why is there a misconception that slavery was the main cause?
  • Homework:
    • Complete your invention and innovation timeline

Thursday
April 28, 2016
  • Warm-up:
    • •Fact: By 1840 approximately 60% of white southerners did not own a slave…..
    –If the Civil War was not fought over slavery, what was it fought over?
    • •In general, what are wars typically fought over? 
  • Purpose:
    • To understand the causes of the civil war and why the south decided to leave the union.
  • Classwork:
  • Exit Ticket: What role does slavery play in the beginning of the Civil War? Why is there a misconception that slavery was the main cause?
  • Homework:
    • Complete your invention and innovation timeline

Friday
April 30, 2016
  • Warm-up:
    • Riddle
  • Purpose:
    • To understand the causes of the civil war and why the south decided to leave the union.
  • Classwork:
  • Homework:
    • None
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Monday

April 18, 2016
Tuesday
April 19, 2016
Wednesday
April 20, 2016
  • Warm-up:
    • What is the most important invention (object) and innovation (technology) in your life?
  • Purpose:
    • To understand the rise of inventions and innovations during the 19th century.
  • Classwork:
    • Innovation vs. Invention Notes
    • Industrial Revolution innovation and invention timeline
      • Research the inventions and innovations on your research form.
      • Then create a chronological timeline with the following requirements
        • In chronological order
        • Drawing of the invention or innovation
        • Name
        • Date it was invented
        • Inventors name(s)
        • Description of what is does.
        • Neat and colored  
  • Homework:
    • None

Thursday
April 21, 2016
  • Warm-up:
    • What is the most important invention (object) and innovation (technology) in your life?
  • Purpose:
    • To understand the rise of inventions and innovations during the 19th century.
  • Classwork:
    • Innovation vs. Invention Notes
    • Industrial Revolution innovation and invention timeline
      • Research the inventions and innovations on your research form.
      • Then create a chronological timeline with the following requirements
        • In chronological order
        • Drawing of the invention or innovation
        • Name
        • Date it was invented
        • Inventors name(s)
        • Description of what is does.
        • Neat and colored  
  • Homework:
    • None

Friday
April 22, 2016
No School
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Monday
April 11, 2016
  • Warm-up:
    • What was manifest destiny? How was this used as a justification to kick Native American’s off their land?
  • Purpose:
    • Students will critically examine images depicting the ideal and reality of Manifest Destiny. Through the analysis of diverse texts, students will compare, contrast, and evaluate the Federal and Native American positions.
  • Classwork:
  • Homework:
    • Complete Primary Source analysis due next class

Tuesday
April 12, 2016
  • Warm-up:
    • What was manifest destiny? How was this used as a justification to kick Native American’s off their land?
  • Purpose:
    • Students will critically examine images depicting the ideal and reality of Manifest Destiny. Through the analysis of diverse texts, students will compare, contrast, and evaluate the Federal and Native American positions.
  • Classwork:
  • Homework:
    • Complete Primary Source analysis due next class

Wednesday
April 13, 2016
  • Warm-up:
    • What factors would cause your family to move to another state or country? How would you feel if your family decided to move to another state all of a sudden?
  • Purpose:
    • To understand the push/pull factors that caused American settlers to leave their homes and lifestyle to begin a new life in the west.
  • Classwork:
    • Push/Pull Factors of Westward Expansion
      • Analyze and Evaluate push/pull factors of Westward expansion using primary sources.
      • Write a claim, evidence and reasoning response explaining why people would leave their homes or move west.
      • Create a propaganda poster advertising historical reasons why people should move west.
  • Homework:
    • Complete Propaganda Poster due Friday

Thursday
April 14, 2016
  • Warm-up:
    • What factors would cause your family to move to another state or country? How would you feel if your family decided to move to another state all of a sudden?
  • Purpose:
    • To understand the push/pull factors that caused American settlers to leave their homes and lifestyle to begin a new life in the west.
  • Classwork:
    • Push/Pull Factors of Westward Expansion
      • Analyze and Evaluate push/pull factors of Westward expansion using primary sources.
      • Write a claim, evidence and reasoning response explaining why people would leave their homes or move west.
      • Create a propaganda poster advertising historical reasons why people should move west.
  • Homework:
    • Complete Propaganda Poster due Friday

Friday
April 15, 2016
  • Warm-up:
    • Riddle
  • Purpose:
    • To compare the experiences of the people who participated on the Oregon trail to the Oregon trail video game.
  • Classwork:
  • Homework:
    • None
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Monday

April 3, 2016
Tuesday
April 4, 2016
Wednesday
April 5, 2016
  • Warm-Up:
    • Have you played the video game Oregon Trail?
    • What is the game about?
    • Watch the video!
      • Have you played this version of Oregon Trail? If not would you?
      • What are your thoughts about the game?
      • Do you think this game is historically accurate?
  • Purpose:
    • To present our presidents project and get feedback from our peers, and to continue learning about how America expanded
  • Classwork:
    • Live performances: Rap, Skits, videos, songs or poems
    • Gallery Walk and feedback on each others projects
    • Continue to work on the Map assignment from Monday/Tuesday
  • Homework:
    • Complete the Map assignment

Thursday
April 6, 2016
  • Warm-Up:
    • Have you played the video game Oregon Trail?
    • What is the game about?
    • Watch the video!
      • Have you played this version of Oregon Trail? If not would you?
      • What are your thoughts about the game?
      • Do you think this game is historically accurate?
  • Purpose:
    • To present our presidents project and get feedback from our peers, and to continue learning about how America expanded
  • Classwork:
    • Live performances: Rap, Skits, videos, songs or poems
    • Gallery Walk and feedback on each others projects
    • Continue to work on the Map assignment from Monday/Tuesday
  • Homework:
    • Complete the Map assignment

Friday
April 7, 2016
  • Warm-Up:
    • Riddle
  • Purpose:
    • To understand how the United States gained more territory
  • Classwork:
  • Homework:
    • None! Have a good weekend!
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Monday

3/28/2016
  • Purpose:
    • To create an argument and counter argument on why your president is considered a “good” president.
  • Warm-up:
    • How was your spring break? What was your favorite thing that you did over break?
  • Classwork:
  • Homework:
    • None

Tuesday
3/29/2016
  • Purpose:
    • To create an argument and counter argument on why your president is considered a “good” president.
  • Warm-up:
    • How was your spring break? What was your favorite thing that you did over break?
  • Classwork:
  • Homework:
    • None

Wednesday
3/30/2016
  • Purpose:
    • To create an argument and counter argument on why your president is considered a “good” president.
  • Warm-up:
    • What was the most important thing that you learned about presidents and the presidency during this unit?
  • Classwork:
  • Homework:
    • Work your president project.

Thursday
3/31/2016
  • Purpose:
    • To create an argument and counter argument on why your president is considered a “good” president.
  • Warm-up:
    • What was the most important thing that you learned about presidents and the presidency during this unit?
  • Classwork:
  • Homework:
    • Work on your president project.

Friday
4/1/2016
  • Purpose:
    • To debate your partner(s) and determine which president is better and why.
  • Warm-up:
    • Riddle
  • Classwork:
    • Complete your president project: Due next Monday at the beginning of class. 
  • Homework:
    • President Project!