For this week


This week we begin and end our study of Reconstruction. The Gettysburg Address is due on Wednesday. On Friday, many of you will be going to Hershey Park.

Charles Lindbergh Reconstruction Ends Reconstruction The Presidency of Andrew Johnson Restoring the Union The American Civil War The Last Campaigns The American Civil War Behind the Battlelines The American Civil War's Western Theater Part 2 The American Civil War's Western Theater Part 1 The American Civil War's Eastern Theater Part 2 The American Civil War's Eastern Theater Part 1 The American Civil War Begins Secession The Republican Party Begins John F. Kennedy

Upcoming Assignments

Friday, May 18, 2018

You should be able to finish the Gettysburg Address today! Our Essential Question is “What events occurred during the American Civil War?” You will have your quiz, your map test, and your essay test on “The American Civil War’s Western Theater Part 1,” “The American Civil War’s Western Theater Part 2,” “The American Civil War, Behind the Battlelines,” and “The American Civil War, The Last Campaigns.” An Essay Question is: “What were some strengths and some weaknesses of Confederate States army commanders in the Western Theater of the American Civil War? Explain fully what plan you would have implemented if you had been a Confederate army commander in the Western Theater. Another Essay Question is: “What do you believe was the most important battle of the American Civil War in the Western Theater? Fully explain the importance of that battle’s outcome.” Another Essay Question is: “President Lincoln was of course fighting the Southern/Confederate states during the American Civil War. With what issues did he clash with individuals in the Northern States concerning the goals of the war and how to achieve those goals? Who do you think was correct and why?” Another The Essay Question is: “For what reasons was ‘Unconditional Surrender Grant’ very reasonable with Robert E. Lee during the Surrender at Appomattox? How did the event at Wilmer McLean’s parlor at Appomattox affect the future of our country?”

Homework:

Read and download the “Restoring the Union” power points and pdfs. The Essay Question is: “How do you think the United States would be different today if President Lincoln had not been assassinated, and had finished his second term of office?”

Monday, May 21, 2018

Our Essential Question is “What events occurred during the American Civil War?” We will review the “Restoring the Union” Basics Lesson and Narrative Lesson. The Essay Question is: “How do you think the United States would be different today if President Lincoln had not been assassinated, and had finished his second term of office?” We might watch a little of the Roots video.

Homework:

Read and download “The Presidency of Andrew Johnson Basic and Narrative Lesson Power Points/PDFs. The Essay Question is: “If you have lived during this time period, would you have favored President Johnson’s plan for Reconstruction or Congress’ plan for Reconstruction? Explain fully why you would have favored the plan that you chose.”

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Our Essential Question is “What events occurred during the time of Reconstruction?”We will review “The Presidency of Andrew Johnson” Basics Lesson and Narrative Lesson. We might have a test on this section. The Essay Question is: “If you have lived during this time period, would you have favored President Johnson’s plan for Reconstruction or Congress’ plan for Reconstruction? Explain fully why you would have favored the plan that you chose.” We will watch a little of the Roots video and play a Civil War combat card game.

Homework:

Read and download the “Reconstruction” Basic and Narrative Lesson Power Points/PDFs. The Essay Question is: “How did the ending of Reconstruction in the 1870s lead to the Civil Rights Movements in the 1950s and the 1960s?”

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Gettysburg Address is due Today. Our Essential Question is “What events occurred during the time of Reconstruction?” We will review the “Reconstruction” lesson Basics and Narrative power points/pdfs. The Essay Question is: “How did the ending of Reconstruction in the 1870s lead to the Civil Rights Movements in the 1950s and the 1960s?” We will watch a video showing race relations in the American South during the 1930s.

Homework:

Read and download the “Reconstruction Ends” lesson power points/pdfs.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Our Essential Question is “What events occurred during the time of Reconstruction?” We will review the “Reconstruction Ends” lesson Basics and Narrative power points/pdfs. The Essay Question is: “How did the ending of Reconstruction in the 1870s lead to the Civil Rights Movements in the 1950s and the 1960s?” We will watch a video showing race relations in the American South during the 1930s. We might end class with the Current Events competition.

Homework:

No Homework.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Our Essential Question is “What will you do at Hershey Park?” We will not have class today because most of you should be at Hershey Park.

Homework:

No Homework.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Our Essential Question is “How does Hollywood attempt to make you excited about the Founding Fathers?” We will watch a video to have us become familiar with one version of the background of the Founding Fathers. Homework:No Homework.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Our Essential Question is “How does Hollywood attempt to make you excited about the Founding Fathers?” We will watch a video to have us become familiar with one version of the background of the Founding Fathers. Homework:No Homework. Have a great time in 9th grade!

Dates to Remember

Friday, May 18, 2018

Your "The American Civil War's Western Theater Part 1," and "The American Civil War's Western Theater Part 2," and "The American Civil War Behind the Battlelines," and "The American Civil War, The Last Campaigns" Test is today!

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Gettysburg Address is due Today!