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.
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.
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.
Today students will do their second word of the week. The word is Diplomacy. Students must tell me a definition, summary of the definition, use the word in a sentence, and then a visual representation of the word. After finishing the W.O.W. students will then finish the notes on the Revolutionary War and fill out the Land Chart which was given to them a week ago.
Today students will finish the Declaration of Independence interpretation assignment from Tuesday the 18. After finishing the assignments the students will take notes on the Revolutionary War itself. Upon finishing our discussion on the war students will fill out their land chart for the war that was handed out on Monday. Below are today’s notes.
On these two days students will watch the second episode of “John Adams.” This episode depicts the debate in the Second Continental Congress over the questions of Independence or peace with England.
Students will finish the chart and map for the French and Indian War as bellwork. Upon the completion of the chart students will then take notes dealing with writers who pushed for the United States to go to war. When students finish discussing notes students will look at two historians opinions of why the US wrote the Declaration. Below is the power point and the interpretations of why the declaration was signed.
Today students will learn how to do a word of the week chart. A word will be picked weekly and students will need to create a chart on it. Students will include a definition, Summary of definition, use word in a sentence, and draw a picture depicting the word.
Upon finishing the word of the week students will learn how to color a map. The map will be an indicator of how America gained all of its land. Each event will be a different color to indicate what land the US gained. Below is the chart. If you lose your chart you will have to print your own.
Today students will start class by finishing the quote assignment from the previous day. After finishing the assignment students will then take notes on the Colonists response to the various taxes England placed on them(Boston Massacre and Boston Tea Party). Students will then look at lithographs of the Boston Massacre and Boston Tea Party. Each student will have to determine which pictures are more reliable.
Below are the notes and lithographs of the above mentioned events.
Today students will examine why/how tensions arose between England and the Colonists. Upon completion of looking at this tension students will be given three quotes. Students will need to summarize each quote and then supply me with two pieces of evidence from the quotes that supports your summary. Below is the link to the notes and the quote assignment.