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USA History / Mr.Saindon
Monday, March 27 to Friday, March 31
Countdown to The Civil War
Students will understand how a variety of events compounded to create the boiling tensions leading into the Civil War.
Harriet Tubman and the Abolitionist movement
What was the Underground Railroad and how did it operate?
The Civil War
1. Compare/contrast/analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the Union and Confederacy.
2. Compare/contrast the goals and strategies of the Union and Confederacy.
3. Evaluate major events of the Civil War.
4. Be able to explain what happened at Gettysburg
October 30 to November 3
Wrap up Socratic Seminar
Clean out binder / Organize Notes
Watch Sign of the Beaver
GATE - finish Johnny Tremain
WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY
Start the American Revolution
October 2 to October 6
In Class: We will start "Toward Independence"' Lesson 5. We will start this in class and student will need to finish The Interactive Notebook (Lesson 5) at home by Wednesday. You will use the online text at home ....remember, you will need to know my email address: email@example.com
We will Log onto EdPuzzle in order complete video assignment.
Students will need to finish any part of Lesson 5 in their Interactive Notebook that they were unable to finish in class.
All students will be assigned a Video to watch in EDPuzzle. This video is a quick "countdown" to the American Revolution. They will need to go to the Ed Puzzle site and watch the video and answer online. They will have until Tuesday to complete. I will grade these on Wednesday. So pick a a day and sit down and pay close attention to this Video on the steps that led up to the American Revolution.
GATE Classes will be given a colonial play to read Monday night. Students in period 2 will need to read it thoroughly and be prepare to play any role by Thursday . They will need to complete the "The Background Information Sheet" and the "Points for Discussion and Debate".
GATE Students will be assessed on Friday and Monday on their familiarity with the topic; their grasp of the importance of the idea central to the play; and, their understanding of the importance of people like this in our country then and now. I encourage students to discuss this play and topic with a family member at home for while the topic is controversial to many (for various reasons) , the framers saw "separation of church and state" central to a healthy democracy.
October 17 to October 21
Test Re-Takes!!!!!!!!!! Monday and Tuesday
Wrap up the Revolutionary War
Complete Me. Zoeller's Videos
October 24 to October 28
This week we will:
1. finish reading Lesson 11: Articles of Confederation and Shays' Rebellion ....DUE WED.
2. Complete Articles of Confederation video and worksheet (Video in Google Classroom)
3. Presidential Survey, Oral History Interview...Due Friday
4. Patriot Pen Essay Contest (please read over the informational handout): Topic: "The America I Believe In" This will be a 300-400 word essay (not more than 2 pages) Due Friday
October 9 to Friday the 13th
Unit 1 Test Review Monday and Tuesday
Chapter 5 in the Interactive Notebook is Due Now
Unit 1 - 1st Quarter
GATE Class must be prepared to propose, answer, and discuss questions regarding the Play on Thursday and Friday
Due Friday: All Classes Must Know the Following Quote:
October 23 to October 27
This Week We Will Continue
The Declaration of Independence
Monday Correct Chapter 6 With Periods 1,3,4,5 and 7
Period 2: Special Readings
All Classes Prepare for Socratic Seminar:
Analyze all three parts to The Declaration of Independence.
Compose 10 questions to discuss at the seminar
Go to the Page: Videos and Activities and scroll down to: "The Declaration of Independence" and hit the red button for tasks to complete in preparation for the Socratic Seminar
Thursday and Friday: Socratic Seminar
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