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U.S. History - Sullivant

U.S. History -Cluster Class - Period 2

June 8 - June 15

MONDAY- June 8
Bring Interactive Notebook
Review for Final Exam

TUESDAY - June 9
Final Exam

Final Exam Makeups

THURSDAY - June 11
(Friday Schedule)
Review Final Exam Grades
Yearbook Distribution
Final Crown Awards & Prizes
Final Grade Distribution

MONDAY June 15
Congratulations! Promotion Ceremony.
Assignment: Have a GREAT summer

June 1 - June 5

MONDAY - June 1
Type paper

Finish typing paper and proofread

Revisions / Final typing
Do Bib page, Title page, Page Numbers
Make Table of Contents, Put in cover!

Turn in Research Paper!

May 26 - May 29

May 26: List of Visuals Due
May 26: Note Cards Due
May 27: Outline Due
May 27: Thesis Statement Due

List of Visuals due today
16 Note Cards due today
How to: Outline & Thesis -due tomorrow
Organize Cards and Make Outline

Outline and Thesis S. due today
Finish all research - Start typing paper

FRIDAY - May 29
How to do Bibliography
Type paper

May 18- 22

MONDAY - May 18
"Roots" Project due
Reviewing the sample paper
Reading / Research / More Bib Cards, if needed
Work on Note Cards & Visual List - due May 26

Reading / Research / More Bib Cards, if needed
Work on Note Cards & Visual List - due May 26

How to make an outline & a thesis statement
Reading, research, Note Cards, Visual List, Bib Cards

FRIDAY - May 22
Reading, research, Note Cards, Visual List, Bib Cards

May 26: 16 Note Cards due
May 26: Visual List due
May 27: Outline due
May 27: Thesis Statement due

MAY 11-15

MONDAY - May 11
Project Topic choices

Project Directions
Project Samples

Interactive Notebook Return
How to do Bib Cards
Work on Bib Cards - 4 due Fri.
How to do Note Cards
Work on Notecards - due May 26

Work on Bib Cards - 4 due Fri.
Work on Note Cards
Civil War Exam Return
Crown Awards

FRIDAY - May 15
Bib Cards Graded
Work on Note Cards
Work on List of visuals

May 11: Topic Choice
May 15: 4 Bib Cards Due
May 26: 16 Note Cards Due
May 26: List of Visuals Due
May 27: Outline Due
May 27: Thesis Statement Due
June 5: Completed Research Paper Due

May 4-8

Students who are absent this week (NOT on the East Coast Trip) will need to make arrangements to rent the video "Roots" and watch the first three episodes. The final project related to the video is due May 18.

MONDAY - May 4
Watch "Roots"
Complete Journal Entries for "Roots" Episode

Watch "Roots"
Complete Journal Entries for "Roots" Episode

Watch "Roots"
Complete Journal Entries for "Roots" Episode

FRIDAY - May 8
Watch "Roots"
Complete Journal Entries for "Roots" Episode
Final Discussion
Final Journal Paper due Monday, May 18. It should include 4 daily journals plus the final five-paragraph paper

April 27 - May 1

Week’s Testing Schedule
7:40-10:25 Testing (History)
10:30-2:20 Per. 1, Lunch, Period 2, 3

7:40-10:25 Testing (Science)
10:30-11:30 Per. 4, Lunch, Period 5, 6

THURSDAY: Adv, 1-6
FRIDAY: Min Day, 6-1     

MONDAY - April 27
Go over Civil War Causes Exam
Finish CW Reading Packet - Leaders, etc.
Q&A This assignment can be done IN CLASS - due Wednesday

1. Why did Lincoln at first allow slavery to exist?
2. Why was Lincoln re-elected in 1864?
3. What early battle, led by Sherman, was a Union disaster? Why was Sherman’s capture of Atlanta a critical battle?
4. Why did Lincoln fire McClellan?
5. Why was Jefferson Davis frustrated by the Southern states who had elected him President?
6. What happened to Grant, Davis & Lee after the war?
7. What happened to S. Jackson at Chancellorsville?
8. Who were the “Buffalo Soldiers”?
9. What was the 54th?
10. How did the Emancipation Proclamation change the meaning of the war? Why didn’t it free any slaves?
11. Who were “drummers” and the signal corps?
12. Name the 2 roles women had on the battlefield.
13. Why were Clara Barton & Dorothea Dix important?

Turn in Q&A
Review Civil War & Reconstruction for quiz
I.N. p. 129 - Civil War/Recon. Title Page-due Fri.
Prepare I.N. for Grading - due Friday
Study for Quiz on Civil War

THURSDAY - April 30
Quiz - Civil War

FRIDAY - May 1 - Minimum Day
Turn in I.N. for grading
Quiz Makeups
Introduction to Research Project

April 20-24
MONDAY - April 20
Submit Jackson Letter Rewrites
Discuss & Submit C.W. Q&A and Map
Lecture: Reconstruction

TUESDAY- April 21
Finish Lecture: Reconstruction
Reconstruction Worksheet
Review for Monday’s Social Studies Test

THURSDAY - April 23
Review for Monday’s Social Studies Test

Testing Schedule:

7:40-8:00 Advisory - Prep
8:00-9:25 Language #1
9:25-9:40 Break
9:45-11:10 Language #2
11:15-11:50 Lunch
11:55-12:40 Period 1
12:45-1:30 Period 2
1:35-2:20 Period 3
7:40-7:50 Advisory - Prep
7:50-9:20 Math #1
9:20-9:35 Break
9:40-11:10 Math #2
11:15-11:50 Lunch
11:55-12:40 Period 4
12:45-1:30 Period 5
1:35-2:20 Period 6
7:40-7:50 Advisory - Prep
7:50-8:55 History #1
8:55-9:10 Break
9:15-10:25 History #2
10:30-11:30 Period 1
11:35-12:10 Lunch
12:15-1:15 Period 2
1:20-2:20 Period 3
7:40-7:55 Advisory - Prep
7:55-9:00 Science #1
9:00-9:15 In-class Break
9:15-10:25 Science #2
10:30-11:30 Period 4
11:35-12:10 Lunch
12:15-1:15 Period 5
1:20-2:20 Period 6

April 13-17

MONDAY - April 13
Review causes of the Civil War
Study for tomorrow’s exam
Begin reading Civil War packet

TUESDAY- April 14
Exam - Causes of the Civil War
Finish reading Civil War Packet
Jackson letter rewrite due next Monday

WEDNESDAY - April 15
Civil War battle map - research in text
pp. 483, 485, 489, 501, 507, and online
Civil War Packet Q&A/Def/ID (due Mon.)

FRIDAY - April 17- Minimum Day
Civil War Video and Study Guide
Finish Civil War Packet Q&A/Def/ID (due Mon.)

NEXT WEEK: Bring your 6th and 7th IN !

Next Week’s Testing Schedule:
MONDAY: Block Periods 1,2,3,4
TUESDAY: Block Periods 5,6,1,2
WEDNESDAY: Block Periods 3,4,5,6

THURSDAY: Testing Day
7:40 - 8:00 Attendance, Test Prep
8:00 -9:25 Language Part 1
9:25-9:40 Snack Break
9:45-11:10 Language Part 2
11:15-11:50 Lunch
11:55-12:40 Period 1
12:45-1:30 Period 2
1:35-2:20 Period 3

FRIDAY: Testing Day
7:40 - 7:50 Attendance, Test Prep
7:50 -9:20 Math Part 1
9:20-9:35 Snack Break
9:40-11:10 Math Part 2
11:15-11:50 Lunch
11:55-12:40 Period 4
12:45-1:30 Period 5
1:35-2:20 Period 6

March 30 - April 3

MONDAY - March 30
Turn in Reform Matrix & Letter Rewrite
I.N. p. 126 Flyer: Choose a reform movement.
Create a flyer to recruit others to join
your cause. Use facts and persuasive words
Update I.N. / Transfer scores to scoresheet
Reading packet - Civil War causes
Read, Highlight, Underline, Notes

TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY - March 31/April 1
I.N. Grading
Total I.N. Scores
Finish reading packet on Civil War
Civil War Map
Text reading: pp. 434-459 (review)
Text Q&A: p. 461 #8b, 9b, 10a, 11b, 13
1. popular sovereignty
2. Wilmot Proviso
3. sectionalism
4. Free Soil Party
5. Compromise of 1850
6. Fugitive Slave Act
7. Anthony Burns
8. Harriet Beecher Stowe
9. Stephen Douglas
10. Kansas-Nebraska Act
11. Bleeding Kansas
12. Attack on Lawrence, Kansas
13. John Brown
14. Pottawotamie Massacre
15. Charles Sumner
16. Preston Brooks
17. Dred Scott
18. Roger B. Taney
19. Lincoln-Douglas Debates
20. John Brown at Harpers Ferry
21. Election of 1860
22. secession
23. Confederate States of America
24. Jefferson Davis

FRIDAY - April 3
Video - Causes of the Civil War - take notes

March 23- 27

MONDAY ~ March 23
Review Expansion Exams / Crown Awards
Review Jackson Letters -Rewrites due next Mon. (Postponed from last week)
I.N. p. 109: Title Page: Manifest Destiny
Reading: Antislavery Movement Packet
Q&A: (due Wednesday)
1. How did the abolitionism movement begin?
2. What colonies/states ended slavery 1774 -1799?
3. Why did the cotton gin increase slavery?
4. Define/Identify: American Colonization Society
5. Define/Identify: Liberia
6. Was the ACS successful? Why or why not?
7. Define/Identify: Lucretia Mott
8. List 4 important facts about Wm Lloyd Garrison
9. List 8 important facts about Frederick Douglass
10. Define/Identify: Underground Railroad
11. List 8 special terms associated with the U.R.R.
12. How did Levi Coffin and Harriet Tubman contribute to the Underground Railroad?

TUESDAY ~ March 24
Video- Susan B. Anthony
Finish Monday’s Q&A
Reading: Women’s Rights Packet
Q&A (due end of period tomorrow)
1. Describe a woman’s life until 1872
2. What did the Supreme Court say about the role of women in society?
3. What happened in 1840 that changed women’s lives?
4. Name the two women who began the fight for women’s rights in America.
5. Define/Identify: Seneca Falls Convention
6. Define/Identify: Declaration of Sentiments
7. How did Frederick Douglass support the Declaration of Sentiments?
8. Define/Identify: suffrage and suffragette
9. Define/Identify: 19th Amendment
Jackson letter rewrite - due Monday

WEDNESDAY ~ March 25
Turn in Mon’s Q&A / Finish Tues. Q&A - turn in
T-Chart: Abolitionism & Women's movement
Lectures: Education and Prison Reform

FRIDAY ~ March 27
Finish Lectures: Education and Prison Reform
Video: Intro to the Civil War
Reminder: Jackson rewrites due Monday

March 16 - 20

MONDAY ~ March 16
Video - The California Gold Rush
Take Notes / Discussions

TUESDAY ~ March 17
Review video notes / discussion
Update Interactive Notebook
Review for Exam
(Covers Text pp. 260-331)

WEDNESDAY ~ March 18
North-South Comparison Matrix
Reading: Civil War Material

FRIDAY ~ March 20
Review Letters to Jackson
Re-writes due next Monday
Video: Intro to the Civil War
Notes / Discussions

March 9 -13

MONDAY ~ March 9
Title page grading / Update I.N.-DUE TOMORROW
Turn in letter to Jackson, Q&A, Map
Text Reading pp. 308-311. Q&A:
1. “The rush to the West occurred because of a hat” - What does this quote mean?
2. Who was John Jacob Astor and what did he do?
3. What is a “mountain man?”
4. What was a rendezvous and what kind of business was conducted there?
5. How did demand for beaver fur change in 1840’s?
6. Joseph Smith
7. Mormons
8. polygamy
9. Brigham Young
10. What finally happened to Joseph Smith?
11. Where did Mormons settle in the west?

TUESDAY ~ March 10
Turn in Monday’s work, Final I.N. Totals
Video - Westward Movement / Take Notes
Land Deals Worksheet
Text Reading pp. 316-325

WEDNESDAY ~ March 11
Turn in Tuesday’s work
1. What does “manifest destiny” mean and how was this term applied to American expansion?
2. Who were the two presidential candidates in 1844 and which one won?
3. How did the U.S. avoid war with Britain over the Oregon Territory?
4. Why was Mexico angry over Texas annexation?
5. What happened to CA “mission land” when the mission system ended?
6. Who were the California vaqueros?
7. Who were the Californios and the Anglos? What caused tension between the two groups?
8. What 2-rivers border dispute caused the war between the U.S. and Mexico?
9. Bear Flag Revolt of CA: Who first led it? What was their goal? How were the Anglos helped by Fremont and Stockton?
10. Describe terms of Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
11. What was the Gadsden Purchase?
Text Reading pp. 326-331

FRIDAY ~ March 13
Turn in Wednesday’s work
Read Handouts: Life in the North and in the South
Begin North and South comparison charts

March 2-6

MONDAY ~ March 2
Update I.N.
Discuss/Turn in Jackson Political Cartoon
Review reading pp. 288-293
1. How did Clay try to solve the nullification crisis?
2. Identify: Whig Party and their beliefs
3. Who was elected as President in 1836?
4. What was the Panic of 1837? What caused it?
5. Who won the Presidency in 1840?
Lecture: Indian Removal Act -notes
Text Reading pp. 294-297
Trail of Tears Worksheets

TUESDAY ~ March 3
Turn in Q&A and Trail of Tears Worksheets
Reading: excerpts from Jackson’s Speeches to Congress regarding Indian removal. Highlight/take notes on Jackson’s major points.
Write a formal letter to Jackson responding to those points. You may agree or disagree with him. (typed assignment DUE MONDAY (Changed from Friday)
1. Who was Chief Black Hawk of Illinois?
2. What was the outcome of the Sauk resistance?
3. Who was Osceola?
4. Summarize the Second Seminole War
Read pp. 298-299
Complete Matrix on Treaties

Turn in Q&A and Treaty matrix
Open Book Quiz - due end of period - cancelled
I.N. p. 96 - Title Page:Age of Jackson
Work on letter to Jackson - due Friday
Reading - Westward Expansion
Q&A Westward Expansion

FRIDAY ~ March 6
Turn in Q&A on Westward Expansion
Discuss/ submit letters to Jackson
I.N. Grading - title page
Reading - Texas & the Mexican Cession
Q&A - Texas & Mexican Cession - due Mon.
Expansion Map of U.S. - due Monday

February 23-27

All assignments are due the next class meeting unless otherwise noted.
MONDAY ~ February 23
Exam Makeups
Turn in Friday’s Time Line
Review reading pp. 260-263
Turn in Am. Foreign Policy Wksht
Lecture: Adams-Onis Treaty -Take notes
Text reading p
p. 264-267

TUESDAY ~ February 24
Go over Exam
Lecture: Missouri Compromise-Take notes
Missouri Compromise Map
Define/Identify: (from pp. 264-267)
1. nationalism
2. national road and Erie Canal
3. Era of Good Feelings
4. sectionalism
5. Who was Henry Clay and why did he want to improve roads and canals?
6 Why did some Congressmen oppose Clay’s plan?
7. What was the “corrupt bargain” in the 1824 pres. election?

Turn in 264-267 #1-7 and map
Text reading pp. 280-281 and 284-287 and 288-293 (NOTE this change)

FRIDAY ~ February 27
Lecture: Age of Jackson -Take notes
Jackson -Political Cartoon
Update I.N.

February 17-20

TUESDAY - February 17
Turn in Q&A 246-249 #1-6 - Review
I.N. p. 67 - Unit title page (New Republic)
I.N. p. 84 Talking Heads - War Hawk v. N.E. Federalist
I.N. p. 86 - 1803 Map

WEDNESDAY - February 18
Open Book Review Quiz
p. 253 #1-5
p. 254 # 8a, 9a, 9b
p. 255 #1-5
Review/Study for Exam
all material from Jan 20 - Feb 17

FRIDAY - February 20
Interactive Notebook Grading
Exam - New Republic
Text Reading pp. 256-257, 260-263
TimeLine Wksht - Early 1800s
American Foreign Policy Worksheet

February 10-13

TUESDAY - February 10
Review Lewis & Clark
Video: “Journey of Sacagawea”
Text Reading pp. 234-239

WEDNESDAY - February 11
Text Reading pp. 240-245
1. What was the Embargo Act and why was it passed?
2. Name 3 effects of the Embargo Act.
3. Name and describe the act that replaced the Embargo Act.
4. What role did Britain play in the conflict between the U.S. & Indians in the West?
5. Who was Tecumseh? What was his goal for his people?
6. Who was William Henry Harrison and why did he oppose Tecumseh?
7. Who were War Hawks? What was their position about war with Britain? Why?
8. Who were New England Federalists? What was their position about war - why?

FRIDAY - February 13
Interactive Notebook Update
I.N. p. 82
Corps of Discovery Help Wanted Ad
OR Sacagawea Sensory Figure
OR Recipe for an Expedition
Text Reading pp. 246-249
1. U.S.S. Constitution
2. Oliver Hazard Perry & Battle of Lake Erie
3. Jackson & Battle of Horseshoe Bend
4. Jackson & Battle of New Orleans
5. Treaty of Ghent
6. 3 positive results of the War of 1812

February 2-6

MONDAY -February 2
Turn in Friday’s Q&A
Open Book Pop Quiz
Study picture and text pp. 222-223: List 4 predictions or questions you have about next unit
Study the Time Line pp. 224-225: List the 6 events that took place in the U.S. 1800-1805
Begin Reading in Text pp. 228-232

February 3
Open Book Quiz Makeups
Finish Text Reading pp. 228-232
1. Name the 4 presidential candidates and their parties in the 1800 election.
2. How did candidates make their views known to the public?
3. What did Adams & Jefferson (and supporters) say about each other during the campaign.
4. How did Jefferson and Burr finally become president and vice president?
5. What was the 12th amendment and why was it passed?
6. What words or phrases in Jefferson’s inaugural address show his desire to unite all Americans, no matter what party they belonged to?
7. What did Jefferson & Congress do about:
a. alien and sedition acts
b. military spending
c. domestic taxes
d. national bank
8. List the 3 PRIMARY functions of the federal government, according to Jefferson.
9. The case of Marbury v. Madison established the power of the _____________to declare
an act of _______ to be _________.

February 4
Grade & Review Q&A
Preview Lewis & Clark’s Corps of Discovery

February 6
Video - Corps of Discovery
Review Lewis and Clark

January 26-30

MONDAY - January 26
Court Case - in your groups, discuss:
Case Facts - given material + your research
Which amendments are involved - how?
Any prior cases involved? Explain
Court’s Majority & Minority opinion
How this case affects Americans today
You must submit all RESEARCH, NOTES,
• Use discussion topics to organize paper
• Paper must be
• Paper will be graded on: demonstration of understanding, organization of ideas & writing conventions

TUESDAY - January 27
Turn in case paper
Hamilton-Jefferson quiz makeups
Update Interactive Notebook:
p. 69 - Q&A pp. 196-199
p. 70 - Hamilton-Jefferson T-chart
p. 71 - Hamilton-Jefferson Quiz
p. 72 - Create a rhyming poem in which you explain how disagreements over states’ debts led to creation of a new capital city
p. 73 - Q&A pp. 200-204
Text reading: pp. 205-211 - READ, don’t skim
1. French Revolution (due Friday)
2. privateers
3. neutral
4. John Jay
5. Little Turtle
6. Anthony Wayne
7. Fort Greenville
8. Battle of Fallen Timbers
9. Treaty of Greenville

WEDNESDAY-January 28
Review Reading pp. 205-211
Finish yesterday’s “Define/Identify”
Q&A p. 211 1a, 1b, 3a, 4a
p. 74 - Talking Heads: Contrast Hamilton’s and Jefferson’s opinions of French Revolution

FRIDAY - January 30
Grade assignments from 205-211
Interactive Notebook checks
Text Reading pp. 212-215
Q&A p. 215: 1c, 2b, 3b, 4
I.N. p. 76 Diary of a Federalist Congressman -discuss Alien & Sedition Acts

January 20-23

TUESDAY - January 20
Presidential Inauguration
I.N. p. 44 - Title page: Constitution
Review Reading pp. 200-204

WEDNESDAY - January 21
Title page grading - Total I.N. Score
1. tariff 2. national debt 3. bonds 4. speculators 5. revenue
6. Loose interpretation of constitution
7. Strict interpretation of constitution
Read Hamilton /Jefferson Packets
Do Hamilton-Jefferson T-chart

FRIDAY-January 23
Hamilton/Jefferson Quiz
Work on Case: reading, research, notes, and rough draft due MONDAY Jan. 26:
• Read the case assigned to you
• Do additional research if needed
• Write a “brief” including:
1 - summary of the case details
2 - which amendment(s) are involved
3 - the Court’s decision
4 - the reasons given by the Court
5 - how this case affects life today
You’ll have Monday for discussion with other students who share your case.
Final paper DUE TUESDAY, JAN. 27
• Paper must be
• Paper will be graded on:
how well you understand the case
organization and writing skills

January 12-16

MONDAY - January 12
Read & Highlight “Bill of Rights” Packet
Bill of Rights Matrix
“Our Living Bill of Rights” - Read each scenario and decide which amendment applies to that situation and why.
Bring all paperwork and materials to class tomorrow to prepare your I.N. for grading.

TUESDAY - January 13
Update Interactive Notebook
Case Brief:
• Read the case assigned to you
• Write a “brief” - a summary of what the case was about, which amendment(s) are involved, how the case was decided by the Court and their reasoning. Finally, end your brief with a paragraph which explains how this case affects your life today.
• Your brief will be graded on how well you show your understanding of the law AND your writing skills.
• DUE DATE: Jan. 26 - TYPED (dbl spaced)
Review for Quiz on Bill of Rights
2:30 - 2nd chance exam on constitution

WEDNESDAY-January 14
Total and turn in Interactive Notebook
Quiz on Bill of Rights
Reading: Text pp. 196-199
1. electoral college
2. Republican Motherhood
3. precedent
4. cabinet members
5. Judiciary Act of 1789
Answer in Q&A Form:
6. List the 4 members of Washington’s cabinet and the positions they held.
7. What did farmers expect from the new government?
8. What did merchants expect from the new government?
9. Where was the first capital of the U.S.? Why was it located there?

THURSDAY-January 15 - (Min Day)
Turn in Q&A on Washington’s Administration
Reading: Text: pp. 200-204 - Take notes

January 5 - January 9

MONDAY - January 5
Review text pp 144-148
“Understanding the Constitution” Pckt:
   Read p. 1,  Q&A pp. 2 & 3 (Use text pp. 150-162) - DUE TOMORROW

TUESDAY - January 6
Correct Constitution Q&A -Transfer to chart 
      “How Laws are Passed” Pckt: 
Read & highlight first 2 pages
      “The Legislative Branch”  - Fill in blanks using the reading and internet for help 
Review assignments on convention and constitution for exam tmorrow

WEDNESDAY - January 7
Turn in: “The Legislative Branch”
EXAM - Convention & constitution
Read/highight: “Words to Look For” Pckt     
Read & Highlight “Bill of Rights summary”
“For Your Own Protection” paragraph & illustration 
“Rights Review” 
“Understanding Bill of Rights”

FRIDAY - January 9
Turn in “For Your Own Protection”
Correct / turn in “Rights Review” and  “Understanding Bill of Rights”
Bill of Rights Matrix Activity
We are updating the Interactive Notebook on Monday: 
Be sure to bring your I.N., ALL assignments, and all preparation materials

December 15-19

MONDAY - December 15
Press Conf: Can the people be trusted to govern?
Take Notes on Worksheet
* Read: “The Preamble” - explanation
Memorization due Friday

TUESDAY - December 16
Mini-Quiz on Press Conference/Turn in Wksht
*Read Text p. 129; Define/Identify:
*1. Popular sovereignty
*2. federalism
*3. legislative branch
*4. executive branch
*5. judicial branch
*6. checks and balances
*7. unconstitutional
Read & Highlight handout Lessons 16 & 17
A. List in your own words 4 strong reasons Franklin supported the Constitution
B. List in your own words 4 strong arguments Mason had against the Constitution.
Define/Identify: C. ratify D. framers E. social contract
Do Questions #1, 3, 4 on last page of packet
(All reading and Q&A are due Friday)

WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY - December 17 & 19
Discuss Quiz and Tuesday’s Q&A
Finish Lessons 16 & 17 Q&A
Read Textbook pp. 144-148 - take notes
Read/highlight “Avoiding Tyranny”
Checks & Balances Worksheet
3-Branch Diagram
Preamble Recitation


MONDAY -December 8
I.N. Update
Review Battles and A of C
Open Notes Quiz: Aof C, War, Dec Ind
Turn in War & A of C Work
Constitutional Convention Packet
Read pages 1-4 and discuss
Q&A p. 4 (#1,2,3,4) - due Wednesday

TUESDAY - December 9
Counseling - planning session

WEDNESDAY - December 10
Turn in Monday’s Q&A
Constitutional Convention Packet
Read pages 5-14 and discuss
Q&A p. 9 (#5,6,7,8) - Due Friday
Q&A p. 14 (#9, 10, 11, 12)-due Friday.
Read/Review Handout on Compromises

FRIDAY - December 12
Turn in Wednesday’s Q&A
Begin work on Press Conference:
Research your historical character!
Recitation due December 17: “We the people of the United States, in orderto form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”

December 1-5

RECITATION DUE FRIDAY: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

MONDAY - December 1
Review Declaration of Independence and Causes of Revolution (Exam Wed.)
**Finish work on Dec of Ind Project

TUESDAY - December 2
Dec of Ind Project due today
** Read & Do “Rev. War Battles”
Study for Exam on Causes of Revolution
Practice Recitation (due Friday)

WEDNESDAY - December 3
Exam - Causes of Revolution/Dec of Ind
Turn in “Rev. War Battles”
**Reading: “We The People” pp. 93-100
**”We the People” Q&A p. 102 #1,2,6
**Practice Recitation (Dec of Ind)

FRIDAY - December 5
Recitation due today
** T-Chart: achievements and problems of the Articles of confederation (due Monday)
Discuss Opportunity Assignment/Grades
Bring I.N. to class on Monday

November 17-21

MONDAY - November 17
Declaration of Ind Packt:
**Do Page 1 (collected tomorrow)
**Read pages 3, 4, 5
DEC OF IND PROJECT - (due December 2)
Should the colonies be independent or should they remain part of Britain?
This project requires you to argue the side of a PATRIOT or a LOYALIST.
Your project is due no later than DEC. 2
Choices for completing the project:
• SPEECH TO CONGRESS - write it down AND perform it. (min. 3 min.)
• PERSUASIVE POSTER - use effective words and visuals (min size 12 x 18)
• LETTER TO THE EDITOR - minimum 250 words
• DEBATE BETWEEN COLONISTS (partners) write down your arguments and perform the debate in class (min. 6 min.)
•TALK SHOW INTERVIEW (partners) - write a script that you will use to perform it in class (min. 6 min.)
•SONG (single or partners)-Compose a song with snappy tune and lyrics that will persuade colonists to side with you. Write it and perform it. (min. 3 min.)
•YOUR OWN IDEA - Must be approved.

TUESDAY - November 18
Correct and collect Packt p. 1
** Finish Declaration of Ind Packt
Work on your Dec of Ind Project - due Dec. 2

WEDNESDAY -November 19
Correct/collect packet page 8 & 9
Work on your Dec of Ind Project

FRIDAY - November 21
Work on your Dec of Ind Project
Have a restful & FUN Thanksgiving Week!

November 10-14

Online Flip Chart Directions

Your FLIP CHART PROJECT is due THIS FRIDAY - November 14

MONDAY - November 10
Continue Project Work
Finish Introduction - This makes the FIRST IMPRESSION and should be spiffy!
Finish Bibliography - Make sure it is ACCURATE and follows the correct form
Work on summary re-writes

TUESDAY - November 11

WEDNESDAY - November 12 (Periods 1,2,3,4)
Continue Project Work

THURSDAY - November 13 (Periods 5,6,1,2)
Last day in class to work on project. It is DUE tomorrow.
We do NOT meet as a class tomorrow, due to the schedule change, but you will need to bring in your project by 2:20.
Even if you are absent on Friday, your project must still be here by 2:20.

FRIDAY - November 14 (Periods 3,4,5,6)
Your project is due any time today.
We do NOT meet as a class; but you will need to bring in your project by 2:20.
Even if you are absent, your project needs to be here!

November 3-14

Online Flip Chart Directions

Your FLIP CHART PROJECT is due November 14

MONDAY - November 3
Turn in typed summaries
Quiz: Electoral college & presidential election
VOTE for President
Candidate chart due tomorrow
Continue work on project

TUESDAY - November 4
Turn in candidate chart

Lecture: Project construction
Lecture: Project bibliography
Summary conferences / rewrites
Preparation of visuals
Preparation of Introduction page

NEXT WEEK - Nov. 10-12
Project Preparation: Construct pages, glue in text and visuals, do bibliography & intro page, binding

FRIDAY - November 14
Turn in Project
Project Peer Evaluations

October 27-31

Online Flip Chart Directions

Turn in Project Signature & Grade Signatures - LATE!
Read and take notes for your Flip chart project
You need summaries of SIX causes/events (5 of your choice + Lex & Concord)
Your summaries are due NEXT MONDAY.

Meet the Candidates: as a class you will read, highlight, and discuss
McCain/Palin and Obama/Biden
History Alive Handout
Use reading and class discussion to complete the Campaign Issues Chart. Do the best you can to complete the chart thoughtfully ( DUE at end of period)

Continue research and summaries for Flip Chart Project

Minimum Day & Hppy Halloween
Lecture: Electoral College: what is it and how does it work?

October 20-24

Online Flip Chart Directions

Turn in Project Signature
Turn in Grade Signature
Begin Project Research
Read &Take Notes: History Alive Ch. 5, Text pp. 54-80, Colonies to Country, Clsrm Bks

Continue Research

I.N. Prep - due tomorrow
Continue Research
Choose 5 events
Begin Summaries

Bring in I.N for Grading
Continue Research
Typed Summaries due Nov. 3

October 13-17

** Indicates work due at next class meeting


Turn in Q&A p. 61
Colony Map Exam
I.N. Grading
Citizenship self-assessment
**Read & Highlight “Rights of Colonists”
**Q&A: Identify the following:
1. Magna Carta
2. Parliament
3. William and Mary
4. English Bill of Rights
5. 2 specific rights given to the people under the English Bill of Rights
Finish “Toward Independence”

Colony Map Exam Makeups
I.N. Grading
Turn in Monday’s Q&A
English rights, Mercantilism, Navigation Acts, Triangular Trade, Middle Passage, Great Awakening, Enlightenment, French & Indian War, Pontiac’s Rebellion, Proc. of 1763
Class lecture: Salutary Neglect - take notes
** Create a RHYMING Poem or Political Cartoon on Magna Carta, English Bill of Rights, Salutary Neglect, or Mercantilism

I.N. Grading
Open Book Section Quiz
Intro to Flip Chart Project

Finish Flip Chart Directions
**Flip Chart pocket folder due Monday

October 6-10

** Indicates work due at next class meeting

Tape graded work into I.N.
I.N. Grading
** Finish Q&A p. 51 #1a, 2a, 2b, 3b
** Study pp. 52-53  
**I. N. p. 28 Colony Map: Label & Color: N.E. BLUE / Mid YELLOW /Southern RED 

I.N.  & Colony Map Grading
Grade Q&A 51 -Review Middle Colonies
** I. N. p. 30  Create a job resume or campaign flyer for William Penn
** Use History Alive text p. 36 to complete Colony Product Map
** Read & highlight handout on 3 regions
Colonial Region Matrix

I.N. Grading
** Finish Colonial Region Matrix
**Study Colony region & product maps for Quiz on Friday
** Read Text pp. 54-59 “Life in Colonies” (don’t read “French & Indian War”) 
** Q&A p.61  #1b, 2a, 2b, 2c, 3a
** Read & highlight  “Before 1763”

Turn in Q&A p. 61
Quiz on Colony regions and products
Video - take notes


** Indicates work to finish at home - due next class meeting

US Physical Map Quiz Makeups
Turn in Q&A 18-19
Review Interactive Notebook Packet
**I.N. p. 20: Diary Entry (Vespucci, Balboa,
     Magellan, Cartier, Champlain, or Hudson)
**I.N. p. 22: “Talking Heads” Columbian Exchng
Read Text pp. 35-41 “Southern Colonies” -due Wed.
Q&A (Use the Q&A form) - due Wed.
1. What were the advantages & disadvantages of locating Jamestown on a river?

2. Why did many Jamestown colonists die in the first six months?  How did John Smith improve conditions? What crop saved Jamestown from failure?
3. What is an indentured servant? Why do you think slaves replaced indentured servants?
4. Identify Bacon’s Rebellion
5. Which colony was established for Catholics? Identify the Toleration Act of 1649.
6. Describe the colonists  in the Carolinas. Why do you think there were more slaves than colonists in the Carolinas? 
7. What colony was founded by Oglethorpe as a place for debtors to get a fresh start?
8. How was the Southern economy dependent on climate?
9. Why did slavery grow in the South? 
10. Define SLAVE CODES.  Describe two activities forbidden by slave codes. What was the purpose behind the codes?

Quiz Crown Awards
**Finish Monday’s Reading and Q&A
**I.N. p. 24 Acrostic:  J-A-M-E-S-T-O-W-N or S-O-U-T-H-E-R-N colonies
**Read Text pp. 42-48

Turn in Monday’s Q&A
Lecture: New England Colonies - I.N. p. 27
** I.N. p. 26:  Plaque/Poster on Anne Hutchinson or Roger Williams
** Read Text pp. 49-51

** Q&A p. 51 #1a, 2a, 2b, 3b
Study pp. 52-53  Colony Map: Label & Color New  England BLUE, Middle YELLOW, Southern RED

September 22-26

Congratulations to the following students who earned a Crown of Knowledge for their achievement on the recent Geography Exam: Sarah Crawford - Sean McKay - Melanie Nichols - Erin Byrne - Katie North - Aaron Cochrane - Christian Hall - Addison Jerlow


Exam Makeups
Real Estate or Travel Ad sharing
Interactive Notebook Grading
Start U.S. Geography Search - Use Text pp. R2, R3, R4, R5 to answer U.S. Geog worksheet

Interactive Notebook Grading
** Finish U.S. Geog. Search
Start U.S.A. Physical Map - Using the answers from U.S. Geography Search,
place the number of each location on the USA map.
Color Mountains: BROWN (use symbol on WWL)
Water: BLUE
Plains, Valleys, Basins: YELLOW (use symbol on WWL)

Interactive Notebook Grading
**Finish U.S. Geog Map - turn in today or Friday

Read Text. pp. 15-18 “Exploring the Americas”
Q&A - DUE FRIDAY (Use Q&A Form)
1. Who were the 2 Italians who sailed to the “new” world, which country did they sail for and why are their voyages significant?
2. Which European explorer was the first to see the Pacific Ocean?
3. What did Magellan’s crew do despite their captain’s death?
4. Who were the 2 Frenchmen and the Dutchman who explored North America, and what were they looking for?
5. Which countries explored S. and Central America? Which ones explored N. America?
6. Why would a “Northwest Passage” be valuable?

Read Text pp. 18-19 “Columbian Exchange”
Q&A - DUE MONDAY (Use Q&A Form)
1. Define “Columbian Exchange”
2. Name 2 continents in the “new” world and 2 continents in the “old” world.
3. Name 6 crops or things that came from the “new” world to the “old” world and 6 that came from “old” world to “new” world.
4. Why did many Native Americans die when “old” world explorers came to America?

Turn in U.S. Physical Map and Q&A pp. 15-18
Finish Q&A pp. 18-19 - due Monday
Go through Interactive Notebook Packet

September 15-19

MONDAY -September 15
I.N. Grading
LECTURE: Geography VII - I.N. p. 11
Practice Coordinates
** Using Locators Worksheet - due TUESDAY

TUESDAY - September 16
I.N. Grading
Grade Locator Worksheet - put in I.N. p. 8
Lecture: Geography VIII - I.N. p. 13
**Interactive Notebook -p. 10 - due WEDNES.
Top Half: Draw 2 globes. Draw and label longitude on one. Draw and label latitude on the other
Bottom Half: Draw 2 globes. Show Northern & Southern Hemispheres on one, Eastern & Western
Hemispheres on the other
**Self-correct Geography Pretest - I.N. p. 14
I.N. p. 3 - Start title page for Unit I: Geography
Add a subtitle and demonstrate your knowledge of what you’ve learned in this unit using words, phrases, and visuals.

WEDNESDAY - September 17
I.N. Grading
** Review for Friday’s Geography Exam
** I.N. p. 3 - Finish Title Page - DUE FRIDAY
Travel or Real Estate Ad - I.N. p. 12
Choose a city or country that is greatly influenced by its location. Create a 1-page travel ad OR real estate ad describing the place and its geographic traits that would encourage tourism or purchase. Include pictures and map (you can use outside sources) and be sure to mention specific geographic traits. DUE MONDAY

FRIDAY - September 19
Geography Exam - FOR THE CROWN
**Finish Travel or Real Estate Ad - DUE MON.

September 8-12

"We may all  have come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now. “ -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Turn in Promotion Activity Signatures
Review History Pretest
** Set Up Interactive Ntbk - Attach Labels.  Number pages: odd numbers on right, even numbers on left 
How to use Q&A Form  - Read and Practice
** Textbook Q&A - #1-10 DUE TUESDAY
    Use your textbook to answer questions #1-10. If you want to  go beyond #10, start a new paper for #11-23. 
    Do not copy the questions. Number your answers. It must be legible and in ink or typed.
    Use “Q&A Form” for all answers. Your paper will be graded on both accuracy and form. 
INs checked for pagination
In-class grading of Textbook Q&A
Geography Pretest
Lecture : Geography I, II (I.N. p. 5) 
** Textbook Q&A - Finish the assignment - do questions #11-23.   DUE WEDNESDAY. 

Turn in HW - Textbook Q&A #11-23
Lecture : Geography III, IV  (I.N. p. 7)
** Interactive Notebook- DUE FRI.- end of period 
p 4 - Top Half of Page: Neatly draw, color, and label a compass rose including all 8 points.  
p. 4 - Bottom Half: Neatly show “water cycle.”Colored illustration should be titled “Water Cycle,” 
have explanatory arrows, and the   words, “precipitation” and “evaporation.”   
p. 6 - World Map.  Label 4 oceans and color blue.           
         Label 7 continents and color yellow. 
        Spelling counts.

Lecture : Geography V  (I.N. p. 9)
Finish Wednesday’s work in I.N.
** Interactive Notebook- DUE MONDAY
p. 6 - World Map: Label Equator, P.M.,  I.D.,  Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.     
Lightly shade the TROPICS in red.
**I.N. Pages 4,5,6,7,9 will be graded on Monday.

 First Week: SEPTEMBER 2-6

Welcome back! Congratulations - You are now mighty 8th Graders. YAY.

Here's your homework for the first week:

1. Take home your syllabus for U.S. History. Go over it with your parents. Have them sign it and fill in the information at the bottom. Return it ASAP.

2. Purchase the materials that are listed on the syllabus. Get them NOW.

3. Take home your envelope from advisory class.

Ask your parents to fill out all the forms.

Return folder NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 8. That's next MONDAY!

If you participate in the "Free/Reduced Lunch program, you need to bring the form back ASAP.

4. Listen to your teachers and follow directions.