Social 7 American History Lesson Plan Archive 2018-2019

Semester 1 Quarter 1 Week 1

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. Students will successfully complete the class district assessment.
  2. Students will share course policies with parents/guardians and return with a signature of completion.

Monday, September 3, 2018 - NO SCHOOL LABOR DAY

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL (28 Minute Classes on this Date w/Homeroom)

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Course Introduction:  Students will receive the course syllabus and begin going over the class rules and policies.

Assignment:  Course Syllabus Parent Signature Page - Due Monday, September 10, 2018.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Course Introduction:  Students will finish going over the course syllabus and covering the class rules and policies.

Activity:  Students will receive their Quarter 1 Oops Coupons and we will share how these can be used in class.

Assignment:  Course Syllabus Parent Signature Page - Due Monday, September 10, 2018.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

District Assessment:  Students will be taking the Social 7 District Assessment to determine current student knowledge and understanding of American History.  This is an ungraded test and will be taken again at the end of the school year to determine student academic growth.

Assignment:  Create a class quizlet account. (https://quizlet.com/join/4sUCsJTAP)  This is due by Monday, September 10, 2018.

Assignment:  Course Syllabus Parent Signature Page - Due Monday, September 10, 2018.

Semester 1 Quarter 1 Week 2

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can cite reasons why the early American colonists wanted to break away from British rule.
  2. I can define democracy in my own words.
  3. I can identify and explain different principles of democracy. (7.1.1.1.1)
  4. I can list and summarize the main ideas and parts of the Declaration of Independence. (7.1.2.3.1)
  5. I can cite specific examples of how principles in this document have been used to achieve equality in modern society. (7.1.2.3.1)

Monday, September 10, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Due For Turn-In: Course Syllabus Parent Signature Page

Assignment:  Students will be viewing America: The Story of US - Rebels.  Students will be introduced to the founding of our country and reasons that led to the colonists desiring to beeak away from British rule.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Activity:  Go over class website and CNN 10 website for students.

Assignment:  Students will finish viewing America: The Story of US - Rebels.  Students will be introduced to the founding of our country and reasons that led to the colonists desiring to beeak away from British rule.

Notes and Discussion:  Begin going over What is a Democracy?

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Notes and Discussion:  Finish What is a Democracy? and begin discussing the 14 Principles of a Democracy

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Notes and Discussion:  Finish going over the 14 Principles of a Democracy

AssignmentPrinciples of Democracy Foldable — Due Tuesday, September 18, 2018.

Semester 1 Quarter 1 Week 3

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can list and summarize the main ideas and parts of the Declaration of Independence. (7.1.2.3.1)
  2. I can cite specific examples of how principles in this document have been used to achieve equality in modern society. (7.1.2.3.1)

Monday, September 17, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Assignment Work DayPrinciples of Democracy Foldable — Due Tuesday, September 18, 2018.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - FLIP DAY SCHEDULE

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Notes:  Students will be introduced to Rainbow-Notes in class.  Students will need their colored pencils to complete this task.  Students will begin copying the notes entitled The Declaration of Independence.  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes Copy)

Due For Turn-In:  Principles of Democracy Foldable

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Notes:  Students will finish going over notes entitled “The Declaration of Independence”.  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes Copy)

AssignmentDeclaration of Independence Review Worksheet.  Students will use the notes taken in class to complete this worksheet.  This is due for turn-in on Thursday, September 20, 2018.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Due For Turn-In: Declaration of Independence Review Worksheet.

Notes:  Students will begin completing “Rainbow-Notes” in class.  Students will need colored pencils to complete this task.  Students will begin going over notes entitled "The Constitution and Bill of Rights".  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes Copy)  Students will copy these notes and they will be reviewed in class on Monday, September 24, 2018.

Assignment: Study for Quiz #1 on Monday, September 24, 2018.  This quiz will cover this week’s current events as well as content material covering the Declaration of Independence and the 14 Principles of Democracy.

Semester 1 Quarter 1 Week 4

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can name and describe the six goals of the Constitution as listed in the preamble.
  2. I can name the five basic principles of the Constitution. (7.1.4.7.1 and 7.1.4.8.1)
  3. I can describe how the system of checks and balances operates. (7.1.4.7.1)
  4. I can describe the formal process of amending the Constitution. (7.1.4.8.2)
  5. I can explain the purpose of the Bill of Rights and key amendments. (7.1.4.8.1) and (7.1.4.8.2)
  6. I can list citizen’s rights and responsibilities. (7.1.3.6.1 and 7.1.3.6.2)
  7. I can name three practices that responsible citizens are expected to do: (1) becoming informed on current events, (2) advocating upon an informed decision, and (3) voting. (7.1.3.5.1)

Monday, September 24, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Quiz:  Students will be taking their first quiz of the school year covering the current events from last week, the 14 Principles of Democracy, and the Declaration of Independence.  This will be reviewed in class.

Notes:  Students will begin going over notes entitled "The Constitution and Bill of Rights".  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes Copy)  Students will need colored pencils to complete this task.

AssignmentU.S. Constitution Review Worksheet Packet - Students should complete Part 1 Vocabulary - constitution, federalism, general welfare, domestic tranquility, justice, Articles of Confederation, liberty, Bill of Rights, representative government, and popular sovereignty.  Students should also complete Part 2 and Part 3 covering Goals of the Constitution, and Separation of Powers/Branches of Government.  This is due on Tuesday, September 25, 2018.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Assignment Review:  Go over Mondays assignment from the U.S. Constitution Review Packet.

Notes:  Students will finish going over notes entitled "The Constitution and Bill of Rights".  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes Copy)  Students will need colored pencils to complete this task.

AssignmentU.S. Constitution Review Worksheet Packet - Students should complete Part 1 Vocabulary terms - due process, bill, amendments, veto, ratify, propose, and unconstitutional.  Students should also complete Parts 4-6 covering Checks and Balances, Living Document, and Good Citizenship. This is due on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Assignment Review: U.S. Constitution Review Worksheet Packet.  This is due for turn-in on Thursday, September 27, 2018.

Unit Review:  Students will be reviewing material from Unit One in preparation for the unit test which will take place in class on Thursday of this week.

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - FLIP DAY SCHEDULE

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Due For Turn-In: U.S. Constitution Review Worksheet Packet

Test:  Students will be taking their Unit One tests in class on this date covering Americas Founding Documents.  This will cover the Declaration of Independence, The U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights, and the Principles of Democracy.

Assignment: Study for Quiz #2 on Monday, October 1, 2018.  This quiz will cover this week’s current events as well as content material covering the U.S. Constitution.


Semester 1 Quarter 2 Week 6

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can identify the political and religious roots of reform. (7.4.4.18.3)
  2. I can describe the goals that social reformers sought in the mid-1800’s. (7.4.4.18.3)
  3. I can explain how Americans improved public education in the mid-1800’s. (7.4.4.18.3)
  4. I can apply knowledge from class notes and create Whole-Brain Connectors that demonstrate content understanding.

Monday, December 10, 2018 - Mr. Vieau’s Last Day

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Test:  Students will be taking a test covering Unit 3 - The Industrial Revolution

Assignment:  Quizlet: Students will complete the LEARN Section of Unit 4 entitled “19th Century Social Reforms”.  This is due on Thursday, December 20, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/69378371/unit-4-19th-century-social-reforms-flash-cards/)

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Unit Introduction:  Students will be introduced to Unit 4 covering 19th Century Social Reforms.

Video:  Democracy and Reform

Assignment:  Quizlet: Students will complete the LEARN Section of Unit 4 entitled “19th Century Social Reforms”.  This is due on Thursday, December 20, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/69378371/unit-4-19th-century-social-reforms-flash-cards/)

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Notes:  Unit 4 Part 1 Rainbow Notes “The Spirit of Reform”. (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)  Students will be going over part I. The Reforming Impulse

Assignment:  Quizlet: Students will complete the LEARN Section of Unit 4 entitled “19th Century Social Reforms”.  This is due on Thursday, December 20, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/69378371/unit-4-19th-century-social-reforms-flash-cards/)

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - Sub In Class

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Assignmen Work Time:  Quizlet: Students will complete the LEARN Section of Unit 4 entitled “19th Century Social Reforms”.  This is due on Thursday, December 20, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/69378371/unit-4-19th-century-social-reforms-flash-cards/)

Assignment: Study for Quiz #2 on Monday, December 17, 2018.  This quiz will cover this week’s current events as well as content material covering the Unit 4 Part 1 Notes - “The Spirit of Reform”.

Semester 1 Quarter 2 Week 7

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can identify the political and religious roots of reform. (7.4.4.18.3)
  2. I can describe the goals that social reformers sought in the mid-1800’s. (7.4.4.18.3)
  3. I can explain how Americans improved public education in the mid-1800’s. (7.4.4.18.3)
  4. I can apply knowledge from class notes and create Whole-Brain Connectors that demonstrate content understanding.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz covering last week’s current events and content material from Democracy and Reform.

Notes:  Unit 4 Part 1 Rainbow Notes “The Spirit of Reform”. (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)  Students will be going over parts II. Prison Reforms, III. Helping the Mentally Ill, IV. Battling Alcohol Abuse, V. Improving Public Education, and VI. Modern Reforms.

Assignment:  Quizlet: Students will complete the LEARN Section of Unit 4 entitled “19th Century Social Reforms”.  This is due on Thursday, December 20, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/69378371/unit-4-19th-century-social-reforms-flash-cards/)

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Activity:  Introduce “Whole-Brain” Connectors. Students will create a “Whole-Brain Connector for each section of section of the Unit 4 Part 1 Rainbow Notes.  This will be done in small groups.

Assignment:  Quizlet: Students will complete the LEARN Section of Unit 4 entitled “19th Century Social Reforms”.  This is due on Thursday, December 20, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/69378371/unit-4-19th-century-social-reforms-flash-cards/)

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Assignment:  Quizlet: Students will complete the LEARN Section of Unit 4 entitled “19th Century Social Reforms”.  This is due on Thursday, December 20, 2018. (https://quizlet.com/69378371/unit-4-19th-century-social-reforms-flash-cards/)

Assignment:  Students will be given the class period to complete their own “Whole-Brain” Connectors for each section of their Unit 4 Part 1 Notes entitled “The Spirit of Reform’.  This is due on Thursday of this week.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Due For Turn-In:  Unit 4 Part 1 Rainbow Notes and Whole-Brain Connectors

Due For Turn-In:  Quizlet: Students will complete the LEARN Section of Unit 4 entitled “19th Century Social Reforms”.  (https://quizlet.com/69378371/unit-4-19th-century-social-reforms-flash-cards/)

Semester 1 Quarter 2 Week 8

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can explain how the antislavery movement began and grew. (7.4.4.18.3)
  2. I can identify the actions taken by reformers to end slavery. (7.4.4.18.3)
  3. I can describe how the Underground Railroad helped slaves reach freedom. (7.4.4.18.3)
  4. I can explain why many white northerners and southerners opposed the campaign to abolish slavery.

Monday, December 31, 2019 - No School

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - No School

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - Assembly Schedule - Sub In Class

Video:  “America’s Heart and Soul”.

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - Sub In Class

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Video:  Finish “America’s Heart and Soul”.

Friday, January 4, 2019 - Sub In Class

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Semester 1 Quarter 2 Week 9

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can explain how the antislavery movement began and grew. (7.4.4.18.3)
  2. I can identify the actions taken by reformers to end slavery. (7.4.4.18.3)
  3. I can describe how the Underground Railroad helped slaves reach freedom. (7.4.4.18.3)
  4. I can explain why many white northerners and southerners opposed the campaign to abolish slavery.

Monday, January 7, 2019 - NO SCHOOL - SNOW DAY

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - FLIP DAY SCHEDULE

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Assignment Review:  Students will be given their Unit 4 Part 1 Notes entitled “The Spirit of Reform’ with Whole-Brain Connectors that were finished and turned-in before the holiday break.

Notes:  Unit 4 Part 2 Rainbow Notes “The Fight Against Slavery”. (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)  Students will cover I. Roots of the Antislavery Movement, II. A Colony in Africa, III. A Call to End Slavery, IV. The Underground Railroad, and V. Reasons Why People Opposed Abolition in the North and South.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Video:  “Slavery and the Making of America” Episode #3 with video guide.  Turn in at the end of the class period.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Video Completion:  “Slavery and the Making of America” Episode #3 - This was started in class on Wednesday of this week.

Quiz Preparation:  Study for a quiz next Monday, January 14, 2019, covering notes from Unit 4 Parts 1-2 entited “The Spirit of Reform” and “The Fight Against Slavery” and this week’s current events.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Quiz Preparation:  Study for a quiz next Monday, January 14, 2019, covering notes from Unit 4 Parts 1-2 entited “The Sprit of Reform and “The Fight Against Slavery” and this week’s current events.

Semester 1 Quarter 2 Week 10

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can describe the rights that women lacked in the early 1800’s. (7.4.4.18.3)
  2. I can identify the goals and purpose of the Seneca Falls Convention. (7.4.4.18.3)
  3. I can explain how educational and career opportunities for women improved by the mid-1800’s. (7.4.4.18.3)

Monday, January 14, 2019

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Video Completion and Guide Review:  “Slavery and the Making of America” Episode #3 - This was started in class on Wednesday of last week.

Notes:  Unit 4 Part 3 Rainbow Notes “The Struggle for Women’s Rights Begins”. (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)  Students will cover I. Struggle for Women’s Rights, II. Leaders of the Women’s Rights Movement, III. The Seneca Falls Convention, and IV. New Opportunities for Women.

Assignment:  Unit 4 - 19th Century Social Reforms Review Worksheet - This is due on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Assignment:  Unit 4 - 19th Century Social Reforms Review Worksheet - This is due on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - Homeroom Schedule - Sub during AM Classes

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Assignment Review/Completion Check:  Unit 4 - 19th Century Social Reforms Review Worksheet - Students will go over this assignment in class in preparation for the Unit 4 test whick will take place on Thursday, January 17, 2019.

Unit 4 Review:  Students will review Unit 4 material using Quizlet Live.

Assignment:  Study for the Unit 4 Test covering 19th Century Social Reforms.  This will take place in class on Thursday, January 17, 2019.

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - NO QUIZ NEXT WEEK

END OF QUARTER 2 / SEMESTER 1

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Test: Unit 4 Test covering 19th Century Social Reforms. 

Friday, January 18, 2019 - NO QUIZ NEXT WEEK

Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 1

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. Describe the various views on slavery in the West. (7.4.4.19.1)
  2. Describe why conflict arose over the issue of slavery in the Western Territories.(7.4.4.19.1)
  3. Describe the results of the Compromise of 1850. (7.4.4.19.1)
  4. Identify the goals of the Free Soil Party.

Monday, January 21, 2019 - NO SCHOOL - MLK DAY

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - BEGIN QUARTER #3

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Test Review:  Students will be reviewing their Unit 4 Test in class covering 19th Century Social Reforms.  This was taken in class in last Thursday’s class.

Video and Guide:  Students will begin viewing America the Story of US-Civil War.  Students will have a video guide to complete while viewing this film.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Video and Guide:  Students will finish viewing America the Story of US-Civil War.  Students will have a video guide to complete while viewing this film and this will be reviewed at the completion of the film.

Assignment: Students should complete the LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 1 Quizlet entitled “A Nation Breaks Apart”.  This is due by 4:30 pm on Thursday, January 31, 2019.(https://quizlet.com/_mtmoq)

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Notes:  Students will begin going over the Unit 5 Part 1 Rainbow Notes entitled "The Issue of Slavery in the Western Territories”.  (Blank Student Skeleton Copy)

Assignment Reminder: Students should complete the LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 1 Quizlet entitled “A Nation Breaks Apart”.  This is due by 4:30 pm on Thursday, January 31, 2019.(https://quizlet.com/_mtmoq) 

Assignment:  Study for a quiz on Monday, January 28, 2019.  This quiz will cover content material from America: The Story of US, notes on “The Issue of Slavery in the Western Territories, and current events from CNN 10 for this week.

Friday, January 25, 2019 - NO SCHOOL

Homework:  CNN 10 Student News 

Assignment Reminder: Students should complete the LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 1 Quizlet entitled “A Nation Breaks Apart”.  This is due by 4:30 pm on Thursday, January 31, 2019.(https://quizlet.com/_mtmoq) 

Assignment Reminder:  Study for a quiz on Monday, January 28, 2019.  This quiz will cover content material from America: The Story of US, notes on “The Issue of Slavery in the Western Territories, and current events from CNN 10 for this week.

Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 2

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. Describe the various views on slavery in the West. (7.4.4.19.1)
  2. Describe why conflict arose over the issue of slavery in the Western Territories.(7.4.4.19.1)
  3. Describe the results of the Compromise of 1850. (7.4.4.19.1)
  4. Identify the goals of the Free Soil Party.

Monday, January 28, 2019

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Quiz:  Current Events quiz covering last week’s CNN 10.  This will be reviewed in class.

Period 1:  Video and Guide:  Students will finish viewing America the Story of US-Civil War.  Students will have a video guide to complete while viewing this film and this will be reviewed at the completion of the film.

Periods 3-5:  Assignment: Students should complete the LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 1 Quizlet entitled “A Nation Breaks Apart”.  This is due by 4:30 pm on Thursday, January 31, 2019.(https://quizlet.com/_mtmoq)

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - NO SCHOOL - WEATHER

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Notes:  Students will begin going over the Unit 5 Part 1 Rainbow Notes entitled "The Issue of Slavery in the Western Territories”.  (Blank Student Skeleton Copy)

Assignment: Students should complete the LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 1 Quizlet entitled “A Nation Breaks Apart”.  This is due by 4:30 pm on Thursday, January 31, 2019.(https://quizlet.com/_mtmoq)

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - NO SCHOOL - WEATHER

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Notes:  Students will finish going over the Unit 5 Part 1 Rainbow Notes entitled "The Issue of Slavery in the Western Territories”.  (Blank Student Skeleton Copy)

Activity:  Introduce “Whole-Brain” Connectors for Rainbow note-taking.

Assignment: Students will be assigned to complete 7 “Whole-Brain” Connectors for the Unit 5 Part 1 Notes given in class on Tuesday-Wednesday of this week.  This is due for turn-in on Monday, February 4, 2019 at the start of the class period.

Assignment: Students should complete the LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 1 Quizlet entitled “A Nation Breaks Apart”.  This is due by 4:30 pm on Thursday, January 31, 2019.(https://quizlet.com/_mtmoq)

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - NO SCHOOL - WEATHER

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Due For Turn-In: Quizlet LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 1 entitled “A Nation Breaks Apart”.  This is due by 4:30 pm on this date.  (https://quizlet.com/_mtmoq) 

Assignment Work Day: Students will be assigned to complete 7 “Whole-Brain” Connectors for the Unit 5 Part 1 Notes given in class on Tuesday-Wednesday of this week.  This is due for turn-in on Monday, February 4, 2019 at the start of the class period.

Assignment:  Study for a quiz on Monday, January 28, 2019.  This quiz will cover content material from America: The Story of US, notes on “The Issue of Slavery in the Western Territories", and current events from CNN 10 for this week.

Friday, February 1, 2019 - NO SCHOOL

Homework:  CNN 10 Student News 

Assignment Reminder:  Study for a quiz on Monday, February 4, 2019.  This quiz will cover content material from notes on “The Issue of Slavery in the Western Territories", and current events from CNN 10 for this week.

Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 3

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. Describe the various views on slavery in the West. (7.4.4.19.1)
  2. Describe why conflict arose over the issue of slavery in the Western Territories.(7.4.4.19.1)
  3. Describe the results of the Compromise of 1850. (7.4.4.19.1)
  4. Identify the goals of the Free Soil Party.
  5. Describe how Uncle Tom’s Cabin affected attitudes toward slavery. (7.4.4.19.1)
  6. Explain the goal of the Kansas-Nebraska Act.
  7. Explain why a civil war broke out in Kansas. (7.4.4.19.1)
  8. Describe how the Dred Scott case divided the nation.

Monday, February 4, 2019

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Quiz:  Scheduled quiz is cancelled due to weather cancellations.  Students may complete the 10 question CNN Newsquiz for 10 points of extra credit if they wish.  This is due no later than Feb. 8, 2019.

Notes:  Students will begin going over the Unit 5 Part 1 Rainbow Notes entitled "The Issue of Slavery in the Western Territories”.  (Blank Student Skeleton Copy)

Assignment: Students should complete the LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 1 Quizlet entitled “A Nation Breaks Apart”.  This is due by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.(https://quizlet.com/_mtmoq)  (This is an extension of deadline due to the school cancellations last week)

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Notes:  Students will finish going over the Unit 5 Part 1 Rainbow Notes entitled "The Issue of Slavery in the Western Territories”.  (Blank Student Skeleton Copy)

Activity:  Introduce “Whole-Brain” Connectors for Rainbow Note-Taking.

Assignment: Students will be assigned to complete 7 “Whole-Brain” Connectors for the Unit 5 Part 1 Notes given in class on Tuesday-Wednesday of this week.  This is due for turn-in on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at the start of the class period.

Assignment: Students should complete the LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 1 Quizlet entitled “A Nation Breaks Apart”.  This is due by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.(https://quizlet.com/_mtmoq)  (This is an extension of deadline due to the school cancellations last week)

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Assignment Work Time: Students will be assigned to complete 7 “Whole-Brain” Connectors for the Unit 5 Part 1 Notes given in class on Monday-Tuesday of this week.  This is due for turn-in on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at the start of the class period.

Due For Turn-In: Students should complete the LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 1 Quizlet entitled “A Nation Breaks Apart”.  This is due by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.(https://quizlet.com/_mtmoq)  (This is an extension of deadline due to the school cancellations last week)

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Assignment Work Time: Students will be assigned to complete 7 “Whole-Brain” Connectors for the Unit 5 Part 1 Notes given in class on Monday-Tuesday of this week.  This is due for turn-in on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at the start of the class period.

Due For Turn-In:  Unit 5 Part 1 Rainbow Notes and "Whole-Brain” Connectors.

Friday, February 8, 2019 - MAKE-UP DAY - SCHOOL IN SESSION

Homework:  CNN 10 Student News 

Video"The American Civil War - The Causes of War

Notes: Students will begin going over the Unit 5 Part 2 Rainbow Notes entitled “The Crisis Over Slavery Turns Violent”. (Blank Student Copy)  Students will be going over Part I. covering Uncle Tom’s Cabin.

Assignment Reminder:  Study for a quiz on Monday, February 11, 2019.  This quiz will cover content material from notes on “The Issue of Slavery in the Western Territories” and current events from CNN 10 for this week.

Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 4

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. Describe how Uncle Tom’s Cabin affected attitudes toward slavery. (7.4.4.19.1)
  2. Explain the goal of the Kansas-Nebraska Act.
  3. Explain why a civil war broke out in Kansas. (7.4.4.19.1)
  4. Describe how the Dred Scott case divided the nation.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz covering last weeks current events from CNN 10 and their Unit 5 Part 1 Rainbow Notes entitled "The Issue of Slavery in the Western Territories”.  This will be corrected in class.

Notes: Students will continue going over the Unit 5 Part 2 Rainbow Notes entitled “The Crisis Over Slavery Turns Violent”. (Blank Student Copy)  Students will be going over Parts II-V. covering the Kansas-Nebraska Act, Bleeding Kansas, Violence in the Senate, and the Dred Scott Case.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Notes: Students will finish going over the Unit 5 Part 2 Rainbow Notes entitled “The Crisis Over Slavery Turns Violent”. (Blank Student Copy)  Students will be going over Parts II-V. covering the Kansas-Nebraska Act, Bleeding Kansas, Violence in the Senate, and the Dred Scott Case.

Assignment:  Students will be assigned to complete one Whole-Brain connector for each section of their Unit 5 Part 2 Rainbow Notes. (Total of 5 Connectors)  This is due at the end of the class period on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Assignment Work Time and Assignement Turn-In: Students will be assigned to complete 5 “Whole-Brain” Connectors for the Unit 5 Part 2 Notes given in class on Monday-Tuesday of this week.  This is due by the end of the class period.

Assignment: Students will receive a review worksheet covering Unit 5 Parts 1-2 to complete for Thursday, February 14, 2019.  This is due at the start of the class period on this date. (Unit 5 Part 1-2 Review Worksheet)

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Due For Possible Turn-In: (Unit 5 Part 1-2 Review Worksheet)

Notes: Students will begin going over the Unit 5 Part 3 Rainbow Notes entitled “Creation of the Republican Party”.  Students will go over sections I-III entitled The Republican Party, Abraham Lincoln, and John Brown’s Raid.

Friday, February 15, 2019 - No School

Homework:  CNN 10 Student News 

Assignment Reminder:  Study for a quiz on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.  This quiz will cover content material from notes on “The Crisis Over Slavery Turns Violent” and current events from CNN 10 for this week.

Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 5

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. Describe how the South reacted to the election of Abraham Lincoln.
  2. Identify causes/events that led to the outbreak of the American Civil War.

Monday, February 18, 2019 - NO SCHOOL - PRESIDENT’S DAY

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Due For Turn-In:  Unit 5 Part 2 Rainbow Notes and “Whole-Brain” Connectors

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz covering last weeks current events from CNN 10 and their Unit 5 Part 2 Rainbow Notes entitled "The Crisis Over Slavery Turns Violent”.  This will be corrected in class.

Missing Work Reports:  Students who are missing classwork due to lateness, absence, or other reasons will receive a list of missing work to make-up.  Students may complete these missing assignments for completion credit or for full credit with the use of an oops coupon.

Assignment Review: (Unit 5 Part 1-2 Review Worksheet)

Notes: Students will begin going over the Unit 5 Part 4 Rainbow Notes entitled “A Nation Breaks Apart”. (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Notes: Students will go over the Unit 5 Part 4 Rainbow Notes entitled “A Nation Breaks Apart”. (Blank Student Skeleton Notes)

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - Mid-Quarter

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Activity: Unit 5 Test Review- Quizlet Live - "Events Leading to the Civil War"

Assignment:  Study and prepare for a test covering Unit 5 Part 1 - Events Leading Up to the Civil War.  This test will take place in class on Monday, February 25, 2019.

Friday, February 22, 2019 - No School

Homework:  CNN 10 Student News 

Assignment Reminder:  Study and prepare for a test covering Unit 5 Part 1 - Events Leading Up to the Civil War.  This test will take place in class on Monday, February 25, 2019.

Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 6

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. Identify the issues that divided the nation when the civil war began.
  2. Identify the primary strengths and weaknesses of the North (Union) and the South (Confederacy) at the beginning of the war. (7.4.4.19.2)
  3. Identify the key leaders of each side in the war and the qualities of these leaders.

Monday, February 25, 2019

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Test:  Unit 5 Part 1 - Events Leading to the Civil War

Due For Turn-In:  Rainbow Notes for Unit 5 Parts 3 and 4

Assignment: Complete the LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 2 Quizlet entitled “The Civil War”.  This is due on Thursday, March 14, 2019 by 4:00 p.m. (https://quizlet.com/131951156/unit-5-part-2-the-american-civil-war-flash-cards/)

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Assignment Work Day: Students will be given class time to work on the LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 2 Quizlet entitled “The Civil War”.  This is due on Thursday, March 14, 2019 by 4:00 p.m. ( https://quizlet.com/131951156/unit-5-part-2-the-american-civil-war-flash-cards/)

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Test Review:  Students will have their Unit 5 Part 1 tests returned and reviewed in class on this date. This test was taken in class on Thursday, February 21, 2019.  Students who receive a grade below 70% (C) may retake this test for the lowest possible C grade up until the next unit test is given.

Assignment Reminder: Complete the LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 2 Quizlet entitled “The Civil War”.  This is due on Thursday, March 14, 2019 by 4:00 p.m. (https://quizlet.com/131951156/unit-5-part-2-the-american-civil-war-flash-cards/)

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - Pep Fest - Assembly Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Notes:  Students will go over the Unit 5 Part 5 Rainbow Notes entitled “The Conflict Takes Shape” (Blank Student Copy) Students will go over parts I-II in class on this date.

Assignment Reminder: Complete the LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 2 Quizlet entitled “The Civil War”.  This is due on Thursday, March 14, 2019 by 4:00 p.m. (https://quizlet.com/131951156/unit-5-part-2-the-american-civil-war-flash-cards/)

Friday, February 29, 2019 - No School

Homework:  CNN 10 Student News 

Assignment Reminder:  Study and prepare for a quiz covering the current events from CNN 10 for this week.  This quiz will take place on Monday, March 11, 2019.

Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 7

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. Identify the key leaders of each side in the war and the qualities of these leaders.
  2. Describe the military strategies each side adopted to try to with the war.
  3. Name the military goals of the North. (7.4.4.19.2)
  4. Explain why the Union failed to win major battles in the East.
  5. Identify victories of both the Confederates and the Union. (7.4.4.19.2)

Monday, March 11, 2019

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz covering the CNN 10 current events from the week of February 25 - March 1, 2019.  This will be corrected in class.

Notes:  Students finish going over the Unit 5 Part 5 Rainbow Notes entitled “The Conflict Takes Shape” (Blank Student Copy) Students will go over part III in class on this date.

Assignment/Computer Lab: Students will be assigned “Whole-Brain” Connectors for their Unit 5 Part 5 Notes.  Students need to complete one connector for each section of the notes (total of three connectors). This is due on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at the end of the class period.  Students may use magazines or computer clip art to complete this assignment.

Due For Turn-In:  Late work from Unit 5 Part 1 - Students who wish to retake their Unit 5 Part 1 tests on Tuesday must have all make-up work turned in by the end of the day on this date.

Assignment Reminder: Complete the LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 2 Quizlet entitled “The Civil War”.  This is due on Thursday, March 14, 2019 by 4:00 p.m. (https://quizlet.com/131951156/unit-5-part-2-the-american-civil-war-flash-cards/)

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Test Retake:  Students with all missing and incomplete work from Unit 5 Part 1 will be given the opportunity to retake the Unit 5 Part 1 test covering Events Leading to the Civil War.

Due For Turn-In: Students need to turn in thier Unit 5 Part 5 Rainbow Notes and Whole-Brain Connectors by the end of the class period on this date.

Assignment Reminder: Complete the LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 2 Quizlet entitled “The Civil War”.  This is due on Thursday, March 14, 2019 by 4:00 p.m. (https://quizlet.com/131951156/unit-5-part-2-the-american-civil-war-flash-cards/)

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Notes: Students will begin going over the Unit 5 Part 6 Rainbow Notes entitled A Long, Difficult Struggle (Blank Student Copy)

Assignment Reminder: Complete the LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 2 Quizlet entitled “The Civil War”.  This is due on Thursday, March 14, 2019 by 4:00 p.m. (https://quizlet.com/131951156/unit-5-part-2-the-american-civil-war-flash-cards/)

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Notes: Students will finish going over the Unit 5 Part 6 Rainbow Notes entitled A Long, Difficult Struggle (Blank Student Copy)

Video:  Slavery and the Making of America - Part 4  "The Challenge of Freedom.  Students will have a viewing guide to complete while watching the film.

Due For Turn-In: Complete the LEARN section of the Unit 5 Part 2 Quizlet entitled “The Civil War”.  This is due by 4:00 p.m. (https://quizlet.com/131951156/unit-5-part-2-the-american-civil-war-flash-cards/)

Friday, March 15, 2019 - No School

Homework:  CNN 10 Student News 

Assignment Reminder:  Study and prepare for a quiz covering the current events from CNN 10 for this week.  This quiz will take place on Monday, March 18, 2019.

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