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US History - Previous Lessons

Ellis Island Trip: Names from the Wall

or is it this one?

Note! Test postponed!

Causes and Effects of World War I: Review from World History 2 (per 3 - 4/3; per 2 - per 4/4)

Homework (per 3 - due Mo 4/3, per 2 - due Tu 4/4)

Resource: America Becomes a Great Power video

Ellis Island Project (per 2, 3 - Fr 3/31)

Homework (per 2, 3 - due Fr 3/31)

US Foreign Policy in Latin America

Ellis Island Project: An Immigrant's Letter to the Old Country (due Th April 20, 2006)

Yellow Journalism...

 

From Stewart, John, Ben Karlin, and David Javerbaum. America (The Book). New York: Time Warner Books, 2004.

 

Tu 3/28 - ABSOLUTELY LAST DAY FOR FIELD TRIP PERMISSION SLIPS AND MONEY

Heads Up! Test on Progressives and Progressive Politics - Tu 3/28

America Becomes a World Power: Political Cartoons (per 2 - Mo 3/27; per 3 - Fr 3/24)

Homework (per 2 - due Mo 3/27; per 3 - due We 3/29)

America Becomes a World Power - Preview (per 2 - Th 3/23; per 3 - Fr 3/24)

EC Opportunity 10 points: Progressivism today

Homework (per 2 - due Th 3/23; per 3 - due Fr 3/24)

Progressive Politics (per 2 - We 3/22; per 3 - Th 3/23)

Picket sign for Mother Jones in Progressive Panel Debate designed by Aleah

 

Progressive Era - Panel Debate (per 2 - Fr 3/17; per 3 - Tu 3/21)

Homework (per 2 - due Mo 3/20; per 3 - due Tu 3/21)

Field Trip Permission Slip Forms Due Friday 3/17

Immigration in the News: "An Irish Face on the Cause of Citizenship"

Homework (per 2 - due Fr 3/17; per 3 - due Mo 3/20)

Progressive Era - Introduction (per 2 - Tu 3/14; per 3 - Th 3/16)

Homework (per 2 - due Th 3/9, per 3 - due We 3/15)

Homework (per 2 - due We 3/8, per 3 - due Th 3/9)

Heads Up! Test on the West, 2nd Industrialization, and Immigration (per 2, 3 - We 3/15)

Homework (per 2 - Mo 3/6; per 3 - Tu 3/7)

Immigration - Part 2 (per 2 - We 3/8, per 3 - Th 3/9, Fr 3/10)

Immigration - Part 1 (per 2, 3 - Mo 3/6)

Labor Unions and Big Business (per 3 - Tu 3/7; per 2 - Fr 3/3)

Homework (per 3 - due Mo 3/6; per 2 - due Fr 3/3)

2nd Industrialization - Captains of Industry or Robber Barons? (per 3 - Mo 2/27, We 3/1; per 2 - We 3/1)

Extra Credit Opportunity (30 points): Write an essay for the "Idea of Democracy" Essay Contest

Homework (per 3 - due Mo 2/27; per 2 - due Tu 2/28)

Wow! Joy's cartoon about Scalawags

 

Homework (pers 2, 3 - due Fr 2/17)

Change to homework policy! Change to homework policy! Change to homework policy!

USH Per 3! Test is still on for Tuesday, 2/14; USH Per 2, your test is on Thursday 2/16.

 

The West (per 3 - We 2/15, per 2 - Th 2/16)

Extra Credit Opportunity - 20 points averaged in with grade (open to both periods 2 & 3; must be completed before MARCH 10)

 

Heads up! Notebook check (per 3 - due 2/15, per 2 - due 2/16)

Heads up! Test (per 3 - Tu 2/14; per 2 - We 2/15)

Homework (due per 2, 3 - Tu 2/14)

Reconstruction (per 2, 3 - Th 2/9)

Homework (due per 2, 3 - Th 2/9)

Civil War correspondence (per 3 only - Tu 2/7)

Civil War Puppet Show (per 2 only - We 2/8)

Homework (per 3, per 2 - due Mo 2/6)

Ken Burns video The Civil War (per 3 - Th 2/2; per 2 - Fr 2/3)

Homework (per 3 - due Th 2/2; per 2 - due Fr 2/3)

Dog and Pony Show (We 2/1)

Compromise Deteriorates (per 3 - Mo 1/30; per 2 - Tu 1/31)

Heads up! Midterm schedule for Monday 1/23, 8:30-10:30

Heads up! Interactive notebook check Monday, 1/23.

Lesson: Review (per 2, per 3 - 1/20)

Homework (per 2 - due 1/20, per 3 - due 1/20)

Homework (per 2 - due 1/17, per 3 - due 1/18)

Lesson: Sectionalism Intensifies (per 2 - We 1/11, Fr 1/13; per 3 - Th 1/12)

 

Homework (per 2 - due We 1/11; per 3 - due Th 1/12)

[per 2] Lesson: Manifest Destiny Map Exercise (Tu 1/10)

Homework (per 2 - due Tu 1/10; per 3 - due We 1/11)

Lesson: Changing Culture in America in the early 19th Century (per 2 - Th 1/5; per 3 - Mo 1/9)

Lesson: Jacksonian America (per 2 - Tu 1/5, We 1/11; per 3 - Fr 1/6)

Lesson: Andrew Jackson: video (per 2 - Fr 12/23; per 3 - We 1/4)

Lesson: Nationalism (per 2 - We 12/21; per 3 - Tu 1/3)

Lesson: Lowell Factory System - History Lab Report (per 2 - due Mo 1/3; per 3 - due We 1/4)

Lesson: Sectionalism (per 2 - Fr 12/16; per 3 - We 12/21)

Heads Up! Test on "New Nation" (per 2 - Th 12/15; per 3 - Mo 12/19)

Review Project: First Five Presidents (per 2 - Mo 12/12, Tu 12/13, Th 12/15; per 3 - We 12/14, Fr 12/16)

Lesson: Monroe Doctrine (per 2 - Mo 12/12; per 3 - We 12/14)

Heads Up: Notebook Check! (per 2 - check on Mo 12/12; per 3 - check on Tu 12/13)

Lesson: War of 1812 (per 2 - Th 12/8, per 3 - Tu 12/13)

Lesson: Jefferson Presidency (per 2 - 12/5; per 3 - 12/6)

Lesson: Making It Work (per 2 - 12/2; per 3 - 12/5)

Homework (per 3 - due Th 12/1; per 2 - due Fr 12/2)

Lesson: Alistair Cooke video "Inventing a Nation" (per 2 - 11/30; per 3 - 12/1)

Lesson: The Unwritten Constitution - Learning Map Group Project (per 2 - 11/29; per 3 - 11/30, 12/1)

Homework (per 3 - due 11/30; per 2 - due 11/30)

Lesson: Video on George Washington "The Man Who Would NOT Be King" (per 2, 3 - 11/23)

Note: per 3 test is on MONDAY 11/28, NOT Tuesday 11/29

Heads Up! Test on Structures of US Government (per 3 - Mo 11/28; per 2 - Tu 11/22)

Homework (Due: per 2 - Tu 11/22, per 3 Mo 11/28)

Project: Bill to Law (Due: per 2, 3 - 11/18)

OMG! This is really good!

Homework (Due: per 2 only - Tu 11/15)

Lesson: Outraged Citizen (per 2 - Th 11/10, Mo 11/14; per 3 - Th 11/10, Tu 11/15, We 11/16)

Notebook Check! (per 2 - Th 11/10, per 3 - Tu 11/15)

Lesson: Constitution Scavenger Hunt (per 3 - Mo 11/7; per 2 - We 11/9)

Lesson: The Constitution: An Overview (per 2 - Fr 11/4; per 3 - Mo 11/7)

Lesson: Bill of Rights (per 2 - Th 11/3; per 3 - Fr 11/4)

Lesson: Constitution: Details and Ratification (per 2 - Tu 11/1, Fr 11/4; per 3 - We 11/2)

Lesson: Constitutional Convention (per 2 - We 10/26, Mo 10/31; per 3 - Fr 10/26, Tu 11/1)

 

Lesson: Lecture on Articles of Confederation (per 3 - Fr 10/28, per 2 - We 10/26)

Lesson: Visiting Lecturer: Dr. Andrew Robertson (per 2, 3 - 10/24)

 

Heads Up! Test on Road to Revolution (per 2 - Fr 10/21, per 3 - Tu 10/25)

Lesson: Review game for test (per 2 - We 10/19, per 3 - Th 10/20)

 

Lesson: Broadway musical version of Declaration of Independence, 1776 (per 2 - Tu 10/18, per 3 - We 10/19)

 

Lesson: Battles of the American Revolution; 1776 (per 3 - Mo 10/17, per 2 - Tu 10/18)

Homework (per 3 - due Th 10/20, per 2 - due We 10/19)

Lesson: Declaration of Independence (per 2, 3 - Friday 10/14)

Lesson: Causes of the American Revolution (per 3 - 10/11, per 2 - 10/12)

Homework (per 2, 3 - due 10/14)

Lesson: Moving Towards War (per 2, 3 - 10/7)

Homework (Per 3 - due 10/11, Per 2 - due 10/12)

French-Indian War Comix (PDF file) available here!

Interactive Notebook Checklist!

 

Current Unit: Road to Revolution

Lesson: Road to Revolution (per 3 - 10/3, per 2 - 10/6)

Lesson: Rebellion to the Acts (per 2,3 - 9/30)

Lesson: American Consciousness and "The Acts" (per 3 - 9/28, per 2 - 10/3)

Lesson: Lecture: French-Indian War (per 3 - 9/23, per 2 - 9/26)

Current Unit: European Expeditions and Colonial America

HEADS UP!

Lesson: Lecture: Imperialism, Mercantilism, Slavery (per 2, 3 - 9/22)

Lesson: Simulation: "But I got here first..." (per 3 - 9/20, per 2 - 9/21)

Lesson: Groupwork: Colonies in North America (per 3 - 9/15, per 2 - 9/16, both Mo 9/19)

Lesson: European Explorers in North America - Start of colonization (We 9/14)

Current Unit: Introductory Week

Lesson: Text Structures / Geography of a Textbook Scavenger Hunt (Per 3 - 9/12; Per 2 - 9/13)

 

Lesson: Themes in US History (Per 2, 3 9/9)

Lesson: Issues in American Society as seen in the Katrina Disaster (Per 2, 3 due Fr 9/9)

Lesson: Biographical Profile (Per 3 due We 9/7, Per 2 due Th 9/8)

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