For this week


This week we will research for the Privacy vs. Security debate, and have the debate on Friday, December 10th. If you are a Distance Learner, click on the link that states, "Distance Learners Click on this Link." Distance Learners need to show up five minutes before class time in order to be admitted to the class. 2nd period needs to show up at 8:40 AM. 6th period needs to show up at 12:20 PM. 8th period needs to show up at 2:12 PM. I have included the Google Classroom codes in case you need them: 2nd Period: 36xuees. 6th Period: m2yq7gx. 8th Period: 4ic7lp2 .

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Upcoming Assignments

Friday, December 3, 2021

Our Essential Question is “How successful were you in the Gold Rush?”
1. We will continue with our Gold Rush activity.
2. We might have time for the Current Events competition.
3. Distance Learners will complete National Geography Bee 2011 Round 3.
4. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

Our Privacy vs. Security Debate Question is: “Should the government be allowed to collect private information about its citizens in order to better protect its citizens?”
The Privacy vs. Security Debate will be on Friday December 10th.
1. Access the Privacy vs. Security Debate lesson.
2. Read the Privacy vs. Security Debate Basics section.
3. Read the Privacy vs. Security Debate Rules and Research section.
4. Study the Gettysburg Address.

Monday, December 6, 2021

Our Privacy vs. Security Debate Question is: “Should the government be allowed to collect private information about its citizens in order to better protect its citizens?”
The Privacy vs. Security Debate will be on Friday December 10th.
1. Access the Privacy vs. Security Debate lesson.
2. We will go over the Privacy vs. Security Debate Basics section.
3. We will go over the Privacy vs. Security Debate Rules and Research section.
4. You be be divided up into Proposition or Opposition sides.
5. You will choose to do one of the following:
A. Opening Statement or Closing Statement (2 Minutes to 3 Minutes)
B. One Minute Statement (45 Seconds to 1 Minute)
6. We will divide up topics for the One Minute Statements
7. We will start working on the four research sections:
A. Facts (24 Facts and 6 Different Sources = “4”) (Facts can be from both sides)
B. Stories (Stories must be at least three full sentences) (6 Stories and 6 Different Sources = “4”) (Stories have to be from your side)
C. One Minute Statement (45 Seconds to 1 Minute) (One Minute Statement is based on the letter/subject that you chose/were assigned)
D. Three Minute Statement (2 Minutes to 3 Minutes) (Everyone has to write a 3 Minute Statement whether you are giving an Opening or Closing Statement or not)
8. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

Our Privacy vs. Security Debate Question is: “Should the government be allowed to collect private information about its citizens in order to better protect its citizens?”
The Privacy vs. Security Debate will be on Friday December 10th.
1. Access the Privacy vs. Security Debate lesson.
2. Use the Privacy vs. Security Debate Rules and Research section to work on one of the following areas:
A. Facts (24 Facts and 6 Different Sources = “4”) (Facts can be from both sides)
B. Stories (Stories must be at least three full sentences) (6 Stories and 6 Different Sources = “4”) (Stories have to be from your side)
C. One Minute Statement (45 Seconds to 1 Minute) (One Minute Statement is based on the letter/topic that you chose/were assigned)
D. Three Minute Statement (2 Minutes to 3 Minutes) (Everyone has to write a 3 Minute Statement whether you are giving an Opening or Closing Statement or not)
3. Study the Gettysburg Address.

Tuesday,December 7, 2021

Our Privacy vs. Security Debate Question is: “Should the government be allowed to collect private information about its citizens in order to better protect its citizens?”
The Privacy vs. Security Debate will be on Friday December 10th.
1. Access the Privacy vs. Security Debate lesson.
2. Open the Privacy vs. Security Debate Rules and Research section.
3. We will watch a short video clip on Edward Snowden.
4. We continue working on the four research sections:
A. Facts (24 Facts and 6 Different Sources = “4”) (Facts can be from both sides)
B. Stories (Stories must be at least three full sentences) (6 Stories and 6 Different Sources = “4”) (Stories have to be from your side)
C. One Minute Statement (45 Seconds to 1 Minute) (One Minute Statement is based on the letter/topic that you chose/were assigned)
D. Three Minute Statement (2 Minutes to 3 Minutes) (Everyone has to write a 3 Minute Statement whether you are giving an Opening or Closing Statement or not)
3. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

Our Privacy vs. Security Debate Question is: “Should the government be allowed to collect private information about its citizens in order to better protect its citizens?”
The Privacy vs. Security Debate will be on Friday December 10th.
1. Access the Privacy vs. Security Debate lesson.
2. Use the Privacy vs. Security Debate Rules and Research section to work on one of the following areas:
A. Facts (24 Facts and 6 Different Sources = “4”) (Facts can be from both sides)
B. Stories (Stories must be at least three full sentences) (6 Stories and 6 Different Sources = “4”) (Stories have to be from your side)
C. One Minute Statement (45 Seconds to 1 Minute) (One Minute Statement is based on the letter/topic that you chose/were assigned)
D. Three Minute Statement (2 Minutes to 3 Minutes) (Everyone has to write a 3 Minute Statement whether you are giving an Opening or Closing Statement or not)
3. Study the Gettysburg Address.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Our Privacy vs. Security Debate Question is: “Should the government be allowed to collect private information about its citizens in order to better protect its citizens?”
The Privacy vs. Security Debate will be on Friday December 10th.
1. Access the Privacy vs. Security Debate lesson.
2. Open the Privacy vs. Security Debate Rules and Research section.
3. We continue working on the four research sections:
A. Facts (24 Facts and 6 Different Sources = “4”) (Facts can be from both sides)
B. Stories (Stories must be at least three full sentences) (6 Stories and 6 Different Sources = “4”) (Stories have to be from your side)
C. One Minute Statement (45 Seconds to 1 Minute) (One Minute Statement is based on the letter/topic that you chose/were assigned)
D. Three Minute Statement (2 Minutes to 3 Minutes) (Everyone has to write a 3 Minute Statement whether you are giving an Opening or Closing Statement or not)
4. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

Our Privacy vs. Security Debate Question is: “Should the government be allowed to collect private information about its citizens in order to better protect its citizens?”
The Privacy vs. Security Debate will be on Friday December 10th.
1. Access the Privacy vs. Security Debate lesson.
2. Use the Privacy vs. Security Debate Rules and Research section to work on one of the following areas:
A. Facts (24 Facts and 6 Different Sources = “4”) (Facts can be from both sides)
B. Stories (Stories must be at least three full sentences) (6 Stories and 6 Different Sources = “4”) (Stories have to be from your side)
C. One Minute Statement (45 Seconds to 1 Minute) (One Minute Statement is based on the letter/topic that you chose/were assigned)
D. Three Minute Statement (2 Minutes to 3 Minutes) (Everyone has to write a 3 Minute Statement whether you are giving an Opening or Closing Statement or not)
3. Study the Gettysburg Address.

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Our Privacy vs. Security Debate Question is: “Should the government be allowed to collect private information about its citizens in order to better protect its citizens?”
The Privacy vs. Security Debate will be on Friday December 10th.
1. Access the Privacy vs. Security Debate lesson.
2. Open the Privacy vs. Security Debate Rules and Research section.
3. We continue working on the four research sections:
A. Facts (24 Facts and 6 Different Sources = “4”) (Facts can be from both sides)
B. Stories (Stories must be at least three full sentences) (6 Stories and 6 Different Sources = “4”) (Stories have to be from your side)
C. One Minute Statement (45 Seconds to 1 Minute) (One Minute Statement is based on the letter/topic that you chose/were assigned)
D. Three Minute Statement (2 Minutes to 3 Minutes) (Everyone has to write a 3 Minute Statement whether you are giving an Opening or Closing Statement or not)
4. We might have time for the Current Events competition.
5. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

Our Privacy vs. Security Debate Question is: “Should the government be allowed to collect private information about its citizens in order to better protect its citizens?”
The Privacy vs. Security Debate will be on Friday December 10th.
1. Access the Privacy vs. Security Debate lesson.
2. Use the Privacy vs. Security Debate Rules and Research section to work on one of the following areas:
A. Facts (24 Facts and 6 Different Sources = “4”) (Facts can be from both sides)
B. Stories (Stories must be at least three full sentences) (6 Stories and 6 Different Sources = “4”) (Stories have to be from your side)
C. One Minute Statement (45 Seconds to 1 Minute) (One Minute Statement is based on the letter/topic that you chose/were assigned)
D. Three Minute Statement (2 Minutes to 3 Minutes) (Everyone has to write a 3 Minute Statement whether you are giving an Opening or Closing Statement or not)
3. Study the Gettysburg Address.

Friday, December 10, 2021

Our Privacy vs. Security Debate Question is: “Should the government be allowed to collect private information about its citizens in order to better protect its citizens?”
The Privacy vs. Security Debate will be today.
1. Pull out the following items:
A. Pen/Pencil
B. Your Debate Script
C. Your Debate Research Packet
2. During the debate, we will be following the Privacy vs. Security Debate Script.
3. When you speak, keep your head up and look at your audience (don’t just have your head down reading your statement/notes)
4. When you go into your huddles you have 45 seconds to:
A. Pick a Speaker
B. Figure out how you can challenge/attack the other side
C. Give the speaker 3 topics to discuss
5. You will vote on who you think won the debate
6. The teacher(s) will vote on who they thought won the debate
7. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

The Essay Question is: “In your opinion, who gained more from the Compromise of 1850, the free states or the slave states?”
1. Access “The Compromise of 1850” lesson.
2. Read the Compromise of 1850 Basics section.
3. Read the Compromise of 1850 Story section.
4. Study the Compromise of 1850 Quiz Study Guide.
5. Study the Compromise of 1850 Map Study Guide.
6. Access Google Classroom and take the Compromise of 1850 Pre-Test
7. Study the Gettysburg Address.

Monday, December 13, 2021

The Essay Question is: “In your opinion, who gained more from the Compromise of 1850, the free states or the slave states?”
1. Access “The Compromise of 1850” lesson.
2. Open the Compromise of 1850 Basics section.
3. Open the Compromise of 1850 Story section.
4. We will look at a Territorial Map and answer questions about when this land was added to the United States.
5. You will watch a video on the early life of Abraham Lincoln.
6. We might watch a little of the “Roots” video.
7. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

The Essay Question is: “Describe how the Fugitive Slave Act, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, and the Dred Scott decision contributed to the American Civil War.
1. Access the “Bleeding Kansas” lesson.
2. Read the Bleeding Kansas Basics section.
3. Read the Bleeding Kansas Story section.
4. Study the Bleeding Kansas Quiz Study Guide.
5. Study the Bleeding Kansas Map Study Guide.
6. Access Google Classroom and take the Bleeding Kansas Pre-Test
7. Study the Gettysburg Address.

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

The Essay Question is: “Describe how the Fugitive Slave Act, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, and the Dred Scott decision contributed to the American Civil War.
1. Access the “Bleeding Kansas” lesson.
2. Open the Bleeding Kansas Basics section.
3. Open the Bleeding Kansas Story section.
4. You will look at either a color map or at a black and white map to answer questions about routes on the Underground Railroad.
5. You will watch a video on the early life of Abraham Lincoln.
6. We might watch a little of the “Roots” video.
7. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

The Essay Question is: “What do we need to work on so that we are not too far behind?”
1. Study the Gettysburg Address.

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The Essay Question is: “What do we need to work on so that we are not too far behind?”
1. Today will be a day to catch up on any missed work.
2. You will watch a video on the early life of Abraham Lincoln.
3. We might watch a little of the “Roots” video.
4. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

The Essay Question is: “How do you think the United States would have been different if Stephen Douglas was elected President of the United States in 1860?”
1. Access “The Republican Party Begins” lesson.
2. Read The Republican Party Begins Basics section.
3. Read The Republican Party Begins Story section.
4. Study The Republican Party Begins Quiz Study Guide.
5. Study The Republican Party Begins Map Study Guide.
6. Access Google Classroom and take The Republican Party Begins Pre-Test
7. Study the Gettysburg Address.

Thursday, December 16, 2021

1. Access “The Republican Party Begins” lesson.
2. Open The Republican Party Begins Basics section.
3. Open The Republican Party Begins Story section.
4. You will watch a video on the early life of Abraham Lincoln.
5. We might watch a little of the “Roots” video.
6. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

The Essay Question is: “Was John Brown a hero who should be admired, or was he a terrorist?”
1. Access the “Secession” lesson.
2. Read the Secession Basics section.
3. Read the Secession Story section.
4. Study the Secession Quiz Study Guide.
5. Study the Secession Map Study Guide.
6. Access Google Classroom and take the Secession Pre-Test
7. Study the Gettysburg Address.

Friday, December 17, 2021

1. Access the “Secession” lesson.
2. Open the Secession Basics section.
3. Open the Secession Story section.
4. You will look at either a color map of the United States and/or a black and white map during this time period and answer questions about which states seceded, and which stayed in the Union.
5. You will watch a video on the early life of Abraham Lincoln.
6. We might have time for the Current Events competition.
7. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

The Essay Question is: “If you had been in charge of the United States’ armed forces during the American Civil War, what would have been your strategy to defeat the Confederate states?”
1. Access “The American Civil War Begins” lesson.
2. Read the American Civil War Begins Basics section.
3. Read the American Civil War Begins Story section.
4. Study the American Civil War Begins Quiz Study Guide.
5. Study the American Civil War Begins Map Study Guide.
6. Access Google Classroom and take the American Civil War Begins Pre-Test
7. Study the Gettysburg Address.

Monday, December 20, 2021

The Essay Question is: “If you had been in charge of the United States’ armed forces during the American Civil War, what would have been your strategy to defeat the Confederate states?”
1. Access “The American Civil War Begins” lesson.
2. Open the American Civil War Begins Basics section.
3. Open the American Civil War Begins Story section.
4. We will play our final Stratego Game of the semester to have you become familiar with military rank and strategy.
5. We might watch a little of the “Roots” video.
6. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

The Essay Question is: “What were some strengths and some weaknesses of United States army commanders in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War? What do you think are the characteristics of an ideal military commander?”
1. Access “The American Civil War’s Eastern Theater Part 1” lesson.
2. Read the American Civil War’s Eastern Theater Part 1 Basics section.
3. Read the American Civil War’s Eastern Theater Part 1 Story section.
4. Study the American Civil War’s Eastern Theater Part 1 Quiz Study Guide.
5. Study the American Civil War’s Eastern Theater Part 1 Map Study Guide.
6. Access Google Classroom and take the American Civil War’s Eastern Theater Part 1 Pre-Test
7. Study the Gettysburg Address.

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

The Essay Question is: “What were some strengths and some weaknesses of United States army commanders in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War? What do you think are the characteristics of an ideal military commander?”
1. Access “The American Civil War’s Eastern Theater Part 1” lesson.
2. Open the American Civil War’s Eastern Theater Part 1 Basics section.
3. Open the American Civil War’s Eastern Theater Part 1 Story section.
4. We will start our Civil War board game competition.
5. We might watch a little of the “Roots” video.
6. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

The Essay Question is: “What do you believe was the most important battle of the American Civil War in the Eastern Theater? Fully explain the importance of that battle’s outcome.
1. Access “The American Civil War’s Eastern Theater Part 2” lesson.
2. Read The American Civil War’s Eastern Theater Part 2 Basics section.
3. Read The American Civil War’s Eastern Theater Part 2 Story section.
4. Study The American Civil War’s Eastern Theater Part 2 Quiz Study Guide.
5. Study The American Civil War’s Eastern Theater Part 2 Map Study Guide.
6. Access Google Classroom and take the American Civil War’s Eastern Theater Part 2 Pre-Test.
7. Study the Gettysburg Address.

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

The Essay Question is: “What do you believe was the most important battle of the American Civil War in the Eastern Theater? Fully explain the importance of that battle’s outcome.
1. Access “The American Civil War’s Eastern Theater Part 2” lesson.
2. Open The American Civil War’s Eastern Theater Part 2 Basics section.
3. Open The American Civil War’s Eastern Theater Part 2 Story section.
4. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

1. Study the Gettysburg Address.

Thursday, December 23, 2021

Today we have shortened classes because of a 12:15 Dismissal.
The Essay Question is: “How well do you know the Gettysburg Address?”
1. Study the Gettysburg Address
2. We might watch a little of the “Roots” video.
3. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

The 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.
1. Access “The American Civil War’s Western Theater Part 1” power points and pdfs.
2. Read the American Civil War’s Western Theater Part 1 Basics section.
3. Read the American Civil War’s Western Theater Part 1 Story section.
4. Study the American Civil War’s Western Theater Part 1 Quiz Study Guide.
5. Study the American Civil War’s Western Theater Part 1 Map Study Guide.
6. Access Google Classroom and take the American Civil War’s Western Theater Part 1 Pre-Test.
7. Study the Gettysburg Address.

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

The Gettysburg Map Test is today!
The 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.
1. Access “The American Civil War’s Western Theater Part 1” power points and pdfs.
2. Open the American Civil War’s Western Theater Part 1 Basics section.
3. Open the American Civil War’s Western Theater Part 1 Story section.
4. We will continue our study of the Battle of Gettysburg by watching a video about events on the second day, July 2, 1863.
5. We will study the Gettysburg Map.
6. We might watch a little of the “Roots” video.
7. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

The 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.”
1. Access “The American Civil War’s Western Theater Part 2” lesson.
2. Read the American Civil War’s Western Theater Part 2 Basics section.
3. Read the American Civil War’s Western Theater Part 2 Story section.
4. Study the American Civil War’s Western Theater Part 2 Quiz Study Guide.
5. Study the American Civil War’s Western Theater Part 2 Map Study Guide.
6. Access Google Classroom and take the American Civil War’s Western Theater Part 2 Pre-Test.
7. Study the Gettysburg Address.

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

If we are having our Field Trip, then 2nd Period will be in Gettysburg today!
1. Access “The American Civil War’s Western Theater Part 2” lesson.
2. Open the American Civil War’s Western Theater Part 2 Basics section.
3. Open the American Civil War’s Western Theater Part 2 Story section.
4. We will continue our study of the Battle of Gettysburg by watching a video about events on the third day, July 3, 1863.
5. We will study the Gettysburg Map.
6. We might watch a little of the “Roots” video.
7. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

The 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?”
1. Access “The American Civil War Behind the Battlelines” lesson.
2. Read The American Civil War Behind the Battlelines Basics section.
3. Read The American Civil War Behind the Battlelines Story section.
4. Study The American Civil War Behind the Battlelines Quiz Study Guide.
5. Study The American Civil War Behind the Battlelines Map Study Guide.
6. Access Google Classroom and take the American Civil War Behind the Battlelines Pre-Test.
7. Study the Gettysburg Address.

Thursday, January 6, 2022

The Gettysburg Address is due today!
If we are having our Field Trip, then 6th Period will be in Gettysburg today! 2nd Period will have their Gettysburg Field Trip test today.
1. Access “The American Civil War Behind the Battlelines” lesson.
2. Open The American Civil War Behind the Battlelines Basics section.
3. Open The American Civil War Behind the Battlelines Story section.
4. If you have not yet received credit for the Gettysburg Address, you will take the Gettysburg Address test today.
5. You will be tested on the Gettysburg Map.
6. You will a part of a video which shows African American soldiers in action during the Civil War.
7. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

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?”
1. Access “The American Civil War The Last Campaigns” lesson.
2. Read the American Civil War The Last Campaigns Basics section.
3. Read the American Civil War The Last Campaigns Story section.
4. Study the American Civil War The Last Campaigns Quiz Study Guide.
5. Study the American Civil War The Last Campaigns Map Study Guide.
6. Access Google Classroom and take the American Civil War The Last Campaigns Pre-Test.

Friday, January 7, 2022

If we are having our Field Trip, then 8th Period will be in Gettysburg today! 6th Period will have their Gettysburg Field Trip test today.
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?”
1. Access “The American Civil War The Last Campaigns” lesson.
2. Open the American Civil War The Last Campaigns Basics section.
3. Open the American Civil War The Last Campaigns Story section.
4. You will watch a video on the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
5. You will look at some original newspapers describing the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
6. You will watch a video on race relations in the South following the Civil War.
7. We might have time for the Current Events competition.
8. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

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?”
1. Access the “Restoring the Union” lesson.
2. Read the Restoring the Union Basics section.
3. Read the Restoring the Union Story section.
4. Study the Restoring the Union Quiz Study Guide.
5. Study the Restoring the Union Map Study Guide.
6. Access Google Classroom and take the Restoring the Union Pre-Test.

Monday, January 10, 2022

8th Period will have their Gettysburg Field Trip test today.
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?”
1. Access the “Restoring the Union” lesson.
2. Open the Restoring the Union Basics section.
3. Open the Restoring the Union Story section.
4. You will finish a video on the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
5. You will look at some original newspapers describing the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
6. You will watch a video on race relations in the South following the Civil War.
7. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

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.”
1. Access “The Presidency of Andrew Johnson” lesson.
2. Read the Presidency of Andrew Johnson Basics section.
3. Read the Presidency of Andrew Johnson Story section.
4. Study the Presidency of Andrew Johnson Quiz Study Guide.
5. Study the Presidency of Andrew Johnson Map Study Guide.
6. Access Google Classroom and take the Presidency of Andrew Johnson Pre-Test.

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

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.”
1. Access “The Presidency of Andrew Johnson” lesson.
2. Open the Presidency of Andrew Johnson Basics section.
3. Open the Presidency of Andrew Johnson Story section.
4. You will watch a video on race relations in the South following the Civil War.
5. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

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?”
1. Access the “Reconstruction” lesson.
2. Read the Reconstruction Basics section.
3. Read the Reconstruction Story section.
4. Study the Reconstruction Quiz Study Guide.
5. Study the Reconstruction Map Study Guide.
6. Access Google Classroom and take the Reconstruction Pre-Test.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

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?”
1. Access the “Reconstruction” lesson.
2. Open the Reconstruction Basics section.
3. Open the Reconstruction Story section.
4. You will watch a video on race relations in the South following the Civil War.
5. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

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?”
1. Access the Reconstruction Ends lesson.
2. Read the Reconstruction Ends Basics lesson.
3. Read the Reconstruction Ends Story lesson.
4. Study the Reconstruction Ends Quiz Study Guide.
5. Study the Reconstruction Ends Map Study Guide.
6. Access Google Classroom and take the Reconstruction Ends Pre-Test.

Thursday, January 13, 2022

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?”
1. Access the Reconstruction Ends lesson.
2. Read the Reconstruction Ends Basics lesson.
3. Read the Reconstruction Ends Story lesson.
4. You will watch a video on race relations in the South following the Civil War.
5. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

No Homework.

Friday, January 14, 2022

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?”
1. You will watch a video on race relations in the South following the Civil War.
2. We might have time for the Current Events competition.
3. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

No Homework.

Have a great time in Science!

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Our Essential Question is “What do you already know about American History?”
You will take some Pretests to see what you already know.
1. On Google Classroom you will take the Student Learning Objective (SLO) Test #1 to see if you can place images in their proper time period.
2. On Google Classroom you will take American History Pre-Test #1 to see what you know in general about early American History.
3. We will review the SLO test.
4. We might have time to go over the Preamble to the Constitution.
5. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

Our first Essential Question is “Why did the English attempt to plant colonies in North America?”
1. Access “The English” lesson power points and PDFs.
2. Read “The English” Basics Section.
3. Read “The English” Story Section.
4. Study the English and Jamestown Quiz Study Guide.
5. Study the English and Jamestown Map Study Guide.
6. Study the Preamble to the United States Constitution.

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Our first Essential Question is “Why did the English attempt to plant colonies in North America?”
1. Access The English lesson by clicking on this link to get you to the lesson.
2. We will go over The English Basics section.
3. We will go over The English Story section.
4. We will work on group posters.
5. We might have time to go over the Preamble to the Constitution.
6. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

The Essay question for this lesson is: “If you were an “average” English citizen in the 1600s, would you rather live in England or in Virginia?”
1. Access the Jamestown lesson..
2. Read the Jamestown Basics Section.
3. Read the Jamestown Story Section.
4. Study the English and Jamestown Quiz Study Guide.
5. Study the English and Jamestown Map Study Guide.
6. Access Google Classroom and take the English and Jamestown Pre-Test.
7. Study the Preamble to the United States Constitution.

Friday, January 21, 2022

The Essay question for this lesson is: “If you were a poor English person in the 1600s, would you rather live in England or in Virginia?”
1. Access the “Jamestown” lesson by clicking on this link.
2. We will go over the Jamestown Basics Section.
3. We will go over the Jamestown Story Section.
4. To have you become familiar with this time period we will watch some short video clips on the English colonies and Jamestown.
5. We will start on our group posters. You need to come up with a group name, a group design, and create your group poster.
6. We will learn the Current Events competition rules.
7. We will end class with our Current Events competition.
8. We will probably NOT have time to go over the Preamble to the Constitution
9. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

The Essay question for this lesson is: “If you were an poor English citizen in the 1600s, would you rather live in Plymouth or in Jamestown?”
1. Access the Plymouth lesson..
2. Read the Plymouth Basics Section.
3. Read the Plymouth Story Section.
4. Study the Plymouth Quiz Study Guide.
5. Study the Plymouth Map Study Guide.
6. Access Google Classroom and take the Plymouth Pre-Test.
7. Study the Preamble to the United States Constitution.

Monday, January 24, 2022

The Essay question for this lesson is: “If you were an poor English citizen in the 1600s, would you rather live in Plymouth or in Jamestown?”
1. Access the “Plymouth” lesson by clicking on this link.
2. We will go over the Plymouth Basics Section.
3. We will go over the Plymouth Story Section.
4. You will invest in an English colony during our Joint-Stock Company activity.
5. We might have time to go over the Preamble to the Constitution.
6. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

The Essay Question for this lesson is: “If you were a poor English citizen in the early 1600s, would you rather have lived in Plymouth, Massachusetts or in another New England colony?
If you want to live in another New England colony, name that colony along with a thorough explanation of why you would want to live there.”
1. Access the New England Colonies lesson.
2. Read the New England Colonies Basics Section.
3. Read the New England Colonies Story Section.
4. Study the New England Colonies Quiz Study Guide.
5. Study the New England Colonies Map Study Guide.
6. Access Google Classroom and take the New England Colonies Pre-Test.
7. Study the Preamble to the United States Constitution.

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

The Essay Question is: “If you were a poor English citizen in the early 1600s, would you rather have lived in Plymouth, Massachusetts or in another New England colony?
If you want to live in another New England colony, name that colony along with your thorough explanation of why you would want to live there.”
1. Access the “New England Colonies” lesson.
2. We will go over the New England Colonies Basics section.
3. We will go over the New England Colonies Story section.
4. We will study a Colonies Map and Fill in the Blanks showing where the English colonies were established.
5. To have you become familiar with American slavery, we will watch a brief clip from the “Roots” video.
6. If we have time we will go over the Preamble to the Constitution.
7. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

The Essay Question is: “If you were a poor English citizen in the 1600s, would you rather have lived in the Middle Colonies or in the New England Colonies?”
1. Access the Middle Colonies lesson.
2. Read the Middle Colonies Basics Section.
3. Read the Middle Colonies Story Section.
4. Study the Middle Colonies Quiz Study Guide
5. Study the Middle Colonies Map Study Guide
6. Access Google Classroom and take the Middle Colonies Pre-Test
7. Study the Preamble to the United States Constitution.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

The Essay Question is: “If you were a poor English citizen in the 1600s, would you rather have lived in the Middle Colonies or in the New England Colonies?”
1. Access “The Middle Colonies” lesson.
2. We will go over the Middle Colonies Basics section.
3. We will go over the Middle Colonies Story section.
4. We will watch a brief video clip on the colonies.
5. We will Fill out Questions for a Colonial Jobs Map showing how the English colonists made a living.
6. We might watch a little of the “Roots” video.
7. If we have time we will go over the Preamble to the Constitution.
8. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

Tomorrow you will have a History/Quiz, a Map Test, and an Essay on:
1. The English
2. Jamestown
A. Study the English and Jamestown Quiz Study Guide.
B. Study the English and Jamestown Map Study Guide.
3. Plymouth
A. Study the Plymouth Quiz Study Guide.
B. Study the Plymouth Map Study Guide.
4. New England Colonies
A. Study the New England Colonies Quiz Study Guide.
B. Study the New England Colonies Map Study Guide.
5. The Middle Colonies.
A. Study the Middle Colonies Quiz Study Guide
B. Study the Middle Colonies Map Study Guide
6. Your essay question will be in the Social Studies 5 Paragraph Essay Format.
7. Your essay question will be graded using the Social Studies Writing Rubric.
8. There are four possible essay questions.
You will choose ONE of the following questions to write your essay:
A. “If you were a poor English person in the 1600s, would you rather live in England or take a chance and move to Virginia?” and
B. “If you were a poor English person in the early 1600s, would you rather have lived in Jamestown, Virginia or in Plymouth, Massachusetts?” and
C. “If you were a poor English citizen in the early 1600s, would you rather have lived in Plymouth, Massachusetts or in another New England colony?
If you want to live in another New England colony, name that colony along with your thorough explanation of why you would want to live there.”
D. “If you were a poor English citizen in the 1600s, would you rather have lived in the Middle Colonies or in the New England Colonies?”
9. Study the Preamble to the United States Constitution.

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Distance Learning Students Click on this link.
Today you will have your tests on:
The English
Jamestown
Plymouth
The New England Colonies
The Middle Colonies.
There are TWO PARTS of the Colonies Test:
1. On Google Classroom you will take the English, Jamestown, Plymouth, New England, Middle Colonies History/Quiz
2. On Google Classroom you will take the English, Jamestown, Plymouth, New England, Middle Colonies Map Test
3. Study the Preamble to the United States Constitution
4. You will watch a video on the Salem Witch Trials.
5. Start on your homework.
6. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

The Essay Question is: “Compare and contrast the way the Southern Colonies were founded and established to how the Middle Colonies were founded and established.”
1. Access the Southern Colonies Lesson
2. Read the Southern Colonies Basics Section
3. Read the Southern Colonies Story Section
4. Study the Southern Colonies Quiz Study Guide
5. Study the Southern Colonies Map Study Guide
6. Access Google Classroom and take the Southern Colonies Pre-Test
7. Study the Preamble to the United States Constitution.

Friday, January 28, 2022

The Essay Question is: “During the 1600s-1700s, would you have rather lived in the Southern Colonies or in the Middle Colonies?”
1. Access “The Southern Colonies” lesson.
2. We will go over The Southern Colonies Basics section.
3. We will go over The Southern Colonies Story section.
4. We will review when the 13 English colonies were established by looking at a map and answering some questions.
5. We might look at a reproduction newspaper on the colonies and answer some questions about the newspaper articles.
6. We might have our current events competition.
7. Distance Learning Students Click on this link.

Homework:

Our Immigration Question is: “Should more immigrants be allowed in the United States?”
The Immigration Debate will be on Friday February 5th.
1. Access the Immigration Debate lesson.
2. Read the Immigration Debate Basics section.
3. Read the Immigration Debate Rules and Research section.
4. Study the Preamble to the United States Constitution.

Dates to Remember

Thursday, December 10, 2021

The Privacy vs. Security Debate is today!

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

The Gettysburg Map Test is Today!

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

2nd Period Class goes to Gettysburg Today!

Thursday, January 6, 2022

2nd Period Class Gettysburg Field Trip Test is Today! 6th Period Class goes to Gettysburg Today!

Friday, January 7, 2022

The Gettysburg Address is due Today!

Friday, January 7, 2022

6th Period Class Gettysburg Field Trip Test is Today! 8th Period Class goes to Gettysburg Today!

Monday, January 10, 2022

8th Period Class Gettysburg Field Trip Test is Today!