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
Agenda For September
The Week of September 25 to September 29
All classes will be responsible for wrapping up the Unit on Colonial America. Interactive Notebook (Lesson 3 pages) Due Tuesday at the start of 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.
All Students will watch the famous movie, Johnny Tremain on Thursday and Friday
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 Wednesday . 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.
This week we begin reading
We the People (we will do this in class)
Chapter 6: How did constitutional government develop in Great Britain
Students will be responsible for Watching a video and answering questions from Google classroom- Video Due Wednesday!!!!!
All of the "Reviews" that go along with Chapter 6 will need to be completed by Friday
This week students will be responsible for creating a skit for Chapter 6 Review/Assessment. All will be complete buy Friday. See Google Classroom for details.