August 26, 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.

Revolution Timeline

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

August 25, 2014

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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.

August 22, 2014

Posted: August 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

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.

Revolutionary War

August 20 and 21, 2014

Posted: August 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

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.

August 19, 2014

Posted: August 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

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.

Power Point

revolution writings

Assignment

declaration-interpretation

August 18, 2014

Posted: August 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

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.

Land Aquisitian Chart

US Map

August 15, 2014

Posted: August 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

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.

Colonists Response

August 14, 2014

Posted: August 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

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.

Taxation

August 13, 2014

Posted: August 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

Today students will talk about the French and Indian War. We will begin by taking notes on the topic. Upon finishing the notes students will need to use the information gained along with readings from the textbook to answer a cause and effect chart.

Notes

French and Indian War

Assignment

French and Indian War Graphic Organizer