September 17, 2014

Posted: September 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Today students will be looking at the Indian Removal Act. Students will look at various documents. Through the documents students will need to answer a series of questions. Make sure to relate the questions to your knowledge of the topic and the documents. Below is the document.

indian-removal-sources

September 15, 2014

Posted: September 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Today students will begin to look at the mistreatment of Native Americans. Below students will see two links. The first link is of a picture of Native Americans being pushed west. Students will need to describe the picture in one hundred words. The second link is two documents depicting the reasons for the Trail of Tears. Students need to read the documents and answer the questions at the end them.

1. Look at the following picture and describe it in 100 hundred words.

trail-of-tears-robert-lindneux-1942 (1)

2. Read the two documents and answer the questions at the end of them in complete sentences.

rlh-indian-removal-act (3)

August 10, 2014

Posted: September 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Today students are going to begin a project. The project is for students to create a facebook page on a historic figure in the American Revolution through the beginning years of our country. Below you will find two links. One link is for a blank document for students to do their facebook page on the computer. The second link is the guidelines and rubric for this project.

Facebook Template

facebook-project-guidelines

Easier Facebook Template

August 9, 2014

Posted: September 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

Today students will learn about the War of 1812. Notes on the war are located below. After talking about the War student will fill their land chart out on the War of 1812.

War of 1812

August 8, 2014

Posted: September 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

Today students took notes on Thomas Jefferson and learned about the Louisiana Purchase. Student were then given their Land Charts and they had to fill out the cause and effect of the purchase.

September 3 and 4, 2014

Posted: September 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

Today students will learn about the first presidents. The reason we are learning about these presidents is because they set up policies that all other presidents follow. We will take a few short notes on each president and then we will watch a short video on that president. Below are the notes.

First Presidents

September 2, 2014

Posted: September 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

Today students will learn how the addition of the Bill of Rights to the Constitution would allow the document to be ratified or passed. There are three slides of notes which are located below. Upon finishing our class discussion students will examine the Bill of Rights by creating a kid friendly definition for each of the ten amendments. Students are to also draw a picture depicting each of the ten amendments. Attached to the notes is the assignment.

Bill of Rights

August 28 and 29, 2014

Posted: August 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

Today students will be given 15 minutes to put the finishing touches on their timeline from the previous day. Upon completion of the time line students will watch a short Crash Course video which will summarize the fight for independence. Upon completion of the video students will take notes dealing with the first form of government in our country, Articles of Confederation. Below are the notes.

Articles of Confederation

August 26 and 27, 2014

Posted: August 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

Today students will do a timeline. There are 12 events on the list. All events must be in chronological order with a picture and summary of the event. Attached is a copy of the assignment.

August 26, 2014

Posted: August 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

Students are beginning a timeline. The timeline will have 12 events. All events must be in chronological order and include date, summary of event, and visual representation of the event. Below is a copy of the assignment.

Revolution Timeline