For 11/1-11/2: Please examine the causes of the civil war and fill out the group debate chart posted on the daily agenda. Be prepared for a class debate over what the main cause of the Civil War!
For today, 10/31: Happy Halloween! Sorry Mr. D is out today to care for a very sick kiddo. Please take today to work on your soldier project. There is a halloween reading and video that you can check out on the daily agenda. Take the time today to write some journal entries for your soldier or start the conversation with your soldier. Remember to finish your antebellum reformer notes if you have not already turned them in. Be safe! :)
- Manifest Destiny quiz Due Monday by 11:59 pm. Here is the quiz and here is the answer document to submit.
- Get ready for a gold coin race and block party on Monday by watching the 3 flipped mini lectures.
- Need to retake the Washington to Jackson online Test? Do it! :)
For the week of 10/23
Thursday and Friday:
- Examine this interactive map of viral newspaper topics from the 1800-1900s. Try entering keywords like “slavery” into the search. What interesting patterns can you find?
- Document analysis on Mexican American War. As a group, create a debate t-chart and record as much evidence as possible to answer the question, “Was the U.S. justified in going to war with Mexico in 1848?”
- Complete this chart over Life in the West inferencing activity. For each artifact, record at least one HIPPOS that helps answer the question, “How did the western frontier help shape American Identity?”
- Homework: Complete the Yes/No evidence chart over the west.
- Placing Slavery in Context assignment: Watch Slavery and Division Lecture and fill out the Yes/No argument evidence chart.
- Homework: complete this YES/NO evidence chart after watching this lecture part 1 on Manifest Destiny and part 2.
Read some primary source accounts of child labor in industrial factories record 5 key facts about working conditions. Complete the Writing Windows activity on Northern Industrialism. What do you see, feel, smell, taste, and hear as you walk into each world? Watch Unchained Memories:slave Narratives to prepare for Monday’s Seminar on Slavery. Here is a hard copy transcript of some if you would rather read.
For the week of 10/16
1. Begin to do the reading guide for Era 4: 1800 to 1848.
2. Finalize your key case study event for the historiogaphy of your injustice. (will need for English)
3. Complete the Sectionalsim notes and Jackson notes. Get ready for a Tournament of Champions on Friday as a review for a take home quiz over Early Republic (first 5 presidents), Sectionalsim, and Jackson.
For the week of 10/10
1. Start writing a group historiographical essay over the history of your injustice.
2. Read The Crucible of the Civil War: Soldier Project. Create a Know/Want to Know/Need chart about the project as a group.
3. Adopt a soldier from the Battle of Vicksburg for you project. Sign up and then examine past projects highlighted in yellow. Here is the cemetery map of Vicksburg Cedar Hill Cemetary.
For the week of 10/1:
1. 'Bama fundraiser due! Fill out this form.
2. Record notes on this chart on the Early Republic as you examine this presentation over the Administrations of Washington, Adams, and Jefferson. Also, examine the presentations over Madison and Monroe. Debate Thursday!!
4. DBQ due over the American Revolution. Here is the AP Essay Rubric and template.
For the week of 9/25:
1. Take notes on chapter 6 for a takehome Friday quiz due Sunday 11:59.
2. Take notes on the Constitution and bill of Rights.
For the week of 9/18:
1. Review and take notes on the Revolutionary war presentation posted in the daily agenda on 9/18.
2. For 9/19 and 9/20: Read all of the example student essays found in the red folder about the American Revolution. For each, grade them using the 'reader's rubric-- what reader's see.' Then, compare your grades with the ones the actual AP graders gave (see the 'scoring explainations' handout). Finally, create a list of all the important 'Must Dos' and tips one should remember when writing a DBQ (for example, always cite the doc by name or author and not just number).
3. Start fundraising for the Junior Trip to Alabama! Pick up a sales packet. Due in two weeks! You can earn 50% of everything you sell! You can use the money to 1)help pay for Alabama expenses, 2)apply to future travel expeneses for your D.C. trip next year, or 3)donate your funds to help other financially struggling students and earn service hour credits.
4. Study for a Test on chapters 4-5 on Friday.
1. Finish and correct Take Home Quiz over era 2
2. Take notes as you examine the following presentation on the French and Indian War. Use the graphic organizer found in the presentation.
4. Begin notes using the Era 3 (chapters 4-6) reading guide.
For the week of 9/5:
1. Read chapters 2-3 (over Era 2) and complete the guided reading for Era 2 as you take notes for the Friday quiz.
2. Take home quiz over Era 2 (chpaters 2-3) posted Friday and due Sunday at 11:59.
For the week of 8/28:1. Read chapter 1. Here is a copy of the in class Lecture on Atlantic World Colliding and here is a digital version of Chapters 1-2 reading. Use Chapter 1 Guided Reading to take notes that you can use on the quiz!2. Summer Assignment is due Tuesday, 8/29.3. Open notes quiz on chapter 1 (Era 1) is on Monday, 9/6.