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    American Progress by John Gast  American Progress by John Gast  

     

    Welcome to the 2019-2020 HW/CW Page 

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     Below is the link to print out the extra credit current event worksheet.

    Extra Credit Template

    Week 7 (September 16-20)

    Friday, September 20

    CW-  Introduction to the French and Indian War.  Video and Intorductory Assignment from the packet.

    HW- None

    Thursday, September 19

    CW- Turn in the Mini Slave Packet (3 pages).  Finish the Acrostic Poem Reading.  Score your peers for the top 3 groups (extra credit will go to the top 3 positions voted by the class).

    HW- None

    Wednesday, September 18 (Early Release)

    CW- Acrostic Poem Readings.  Score your peers for the top 3 groups (extra credit will go to the top 3 positions voted by the class).

    HW- Finish the Mini Slave Packet.  Make sure the 3 pages from last week are competed.  Turn this in on Thursday.

    Tuesday, September 17

    CW- Work on the the Acrostic Poem.  Make sure that your narrative has details of what we have learned and that imagery and sensoryu detail in incorporated.

    HW- Finish the Acrostic Poem.  Submit through Google Classroom by 8:00 A.M. on Wednesday.  Print out copies of the poem.  Reminder: this assignment counts as a quiz grade.

    Monday, September 16

    CW- Introduce the Slavery Acrostic Poem.  Work on the development of the poem using your work from last week.  Due on Wednesday.  It will be read in class.  This poem will count as a test grade.  Directions are on Google Classroom

    HW- Work on the Slavery Acrostic Poem due on Wednesday

    Week 6 (September 9-13)

    Friday, September 13

    CW-  Chapter 2 Section 4 and Chapter 4 Section 3 Questions from the textbook.  this reading and the questions will help give you perspective for the activity next week.

    HW- Finish the questions if it was not completed in class.

    Thursday, September 12

    CW- Slavery Power Point and Videos (take notes and be observant to the conditions of the slaves coming to the Americas)

    HW- Finish the 9/11 paper.  Talk to an adult that recalls 9/11 from their perspective to complete the back side of the paper.

    Wednesday, September 11 (Early Release)

    CW- 9/11 Activity

    HW- Parents/Guardian/Adult Figure Discussion about 9/11 (due on Friday, Sept 13)

    Tuesday, September 10

    CW- Atlantic Slave Trade Document Exploration. this should be finished in class.

    HW- None

    Monday, September 9

    CW- Quiz on the Colonies.  Turn in the packet and the Enlightenment Open Mind Paper.

    HW- None

     

    Week 5 (September 2-6)

    Friday, September 6

    CW-  Finish the "Philosopher Open Mind Activity"  Work on completing the study guide for Monday's Quiz

    HW- Study for Monday's Colonial Quiz.  Make sure the packet is complete including the Salem papers and the 3 Regions Notes and Pictures.

    Thursday, September 5

    CW- Enlightenment Philosopher Open Mind- Draw the image and complete the written portion.  Some time will be given on Friday.

    HW- Review and make sure that your packet and work related to the unit is complete.

    Wednesday, September 4 (Early Release)

    CW- Finish the Notes and complete in class "Influence of the Enlightenment on the Beginning of America" activity.  Complete the work in the packet.

    HW- Review papers from the packet for the Colonies Quiz (Monday, September 9

    Tuesday, September 3

    CW- Finish the Family Tree Presentations.  Notes on "The Enlightenment and the Great Awakening"  Intro to the Enlightenment and the Great Awakening Power Point

    HW- Start working on the Study Guide for Monday's Colonies Quiz (September 9)

    Monday, September 2 (Labor Day- No School

     

    Week 4 (August 26-30)

    Friday, August 30 (Minimum Day)

    CW-  Family Tree Presentations Day#2 (Should be approximately 1 minute to 1 minute and 30 seconds).

    HW- None

    Thursday, August 29 

    CW- Family Tree Presentations Day #1 (Should be approximately 1 minute and 1 minute 30 seconds).

    HW- Prepare for the presentation if you did not present today.

    Wednesday, August 28 (Early Release)

    CW- Salem Witch Trial Walk About Activity

    HW- Finish the Family Tree Project and prepare for the oral presentation.

    Tuesday, August 27

    CW- Salem Witch Trial Reading and Questions

    HW- Work on your Family Tree Project (Due on Thursday)

    Monday, August 26

    CW- Regional Differences of the 13 Colonies (Power Point Notes and Visual Representation)  Regional Differences PowerPoint.  Complete the 13 Colonies Map, page 2 of the Colonies Test. 

    HW- Work on your Family Tree Projects.  Due on Thursday, August 29.

    Week 3 (August 19-23)

    Friday, August 23

    CW-  Jamestown Escape Room.

    HW- Work onthe Family Tree Project (due on August 29)  Begin talking to parents/relatives.  Write parts 1 and 2.  The the sheet for instructions.

    Thursday, August 22 

    CW- Creating a Colony Activity in class.

    HW- Work on the Family Tree Project (due on August 29)  Begin talking to parents/relatives.  Write parts 1 and 2.  The the sheet for instructions.

    Wednesday, August 21 (Early Release)

    CW- Introduction to Colonization

    HW- Start on the Family Tree Project (due on August 29)  Begin talking to parents/relatives.  Write parts 1 and 2.  The the sheet for instructions.

    Tuesday, August 20

    CW- Map Test (Political Map and Physical Map).  Current Events Worksheet after the test.

    HW- Start the Family Tree Project (due on August 29)  Begin talking to parents/relatives.

    Monday, August 19

    CW- "Human Family" Poem Reading.  PowerPoint on American Diversity.  Intro to Family Tree Assignment (Due on 8/29)

    HW- Finish the Maps and study for the test.  Use Seterra Geography to help prepare.

    Week 2 (August 12-16)

    Friday, August 16

    CW-  Start the United States Geography Assignment

    HW- Finish the map and begin studying for Tuesday's Map Quiz

    Thursday, August 15 

    CW- Work on the United States Geography Assignment

    HW- Make sure you are on a good pace for the map assignment.  If you are behind, work on the maps.

    Wednesday, August 14 (Minimum Day- Back to School Night)

    CW- Turn in the "History is ..." Bumper Sticker.  Start the United States Geography Assignment

    HW- None

    Tuesday, August 13

    CW- Work on the "History is...." Bumper Sticker Project in class.  Collect the Growth Mindset Papers

    HW- Complete the "History is ..." Bumoer Sticker Project.  Student/Parent Signatures due tomorrow for class syllabus.

    Monday, August 12

    CW- "What is History?"  Power Point and activity.  Start in the class the "History is ...." assignment.  Time will be given in class to start.  Due on Wednesday, August 13.

    HW- Finish the "Growth Mindset Paper".  Due on Tuesday. Read over and complete signatures for the class expecations sheet (due on Wednesday, August 14)

    Week 1 (August 7-9)

    Friday, August 9

    CW- Class Bingo.  Growth Mindset Activity.  Turn in the "I Am History" paper.

    HW- Read over and sign the "Class Expectations Page"  Both the student and a parent/guardian need to sign it (due on Wednesday).  Finish the Growth Mindset "Student Survey" paper that is due on Tuesday.

    Thursday, August 8

    CW- Class Expectations Sheet/Power Point.  Start working on the Growth Mindset Reading/Worksheet/Survey.

    HW- Finish the "I Am History" Paper.  Turn it in on Friday with a picture.  Read over and sign the "Class Expectations Page".  Both the student and a parent/guardian need to sign the paper. (due on Wednesday, August 14).

    Wednesday, August 7

    CW- Introduction of Mr. Luttrell and basic classroom expectations.  Cup Game with your table mates.  "I Am History" Worksheet - work on this for the last 12-15 minutes.

    HW- Work on the "I Am History".  Add a picture- due on Friday.

     

     

     

     

     

     

    2018-2019 School Year

    2nd Semester

    Week 17

    May 13- May 17

    Friday, May 17

    CW- Civil War Test.  Turn in your packet.

    HW- Turn in you "Lincoln" permission slip by Monday if you haven't turned it in.

    Thursday, May 16

    CW- Kahoot- Review for Civil War Test

    HW- Finish the packet and study.  Complete your notecard.  Get the "Lincoln" permission slip signed and return it.  Test is tomorrow.

    Wednesday, May 15

    CW- Class time to complete the packet and the study guide/notecard.

    HW- Finish the packet/study guide and notecard.  Test is on Friday.

    Tuesday, May 14

    CW- Reconstruction Notes.  Video  Notes are also on Google Classroom if you were absent.

    HW- Finish the packet and study.  Complete your notecard.  Get the "Lincoln" permission slip signed and return it.  Test is on Friday.

    Monday, May 13

    CW- Literacy Test for Voting during the Reconstruction Era

    HW- Finish the packet and study.  Complete your notecard.  Get the "Lincoln" permission slip signed and return it.  Test is on Friday.

    Week 16

    May 6- May 10

    Friday, May 10

    CW- Reconstruction Notes

    HW- Make sure that the packet is complete by next Friday.  Begin to study.

    Thursday, May 9

    CW- Underground Railroad Song

    HW- Finish the Underground Railroad Song and Map.  Due tomorrow.

    Wednesday, May 8

    CW- The Underground Railroad- Songs and secret codes.  Start the Underground Railroad class assignment

    HW- Underground Railroad assignment.  You will have class time on Thursday to finsih it

    Tuesday, May 7

    CW- Civil War Photography

    HW- Complete the reflection question from the classassignment today.

    Monday, May 6

     CW- Civil War Battles and video clips.  The notes are on Google Classroom if you need to review them or if you were absent.

    HW- None.

    Week 15

    April 29- May 3

    Friday, May 3

    CW- The Civil War: A Story of US video and questions.

    HW- None.

    Thursday, May 2

    CW- North and South Civil War Visual Representation Class Project

    HW- None

    Wednesday, May 1

    CW- Key Figures and Strategies of teh Civil War Notes

    HW- None

    Tuesday, April 30

    CW- Graphing Civil War Data and questions.

    HW- Finish the graphs and questions from today in class.

    Monday, April 29

     CW- Background Information on the Eve of the Civil War Questions.  Complete the Chapter 16 Section 1 (Page 481) questions on the paper provided in class.  

    HW- Finish whatever was not completed in class.  Most of you should be done.

    Week 14

    April 15- April 19

    Friday, April 19

    CW- Turn in the Causes of the Civil War PRoject.  Quiz: Causes of the Civil War

    HW- Enjoy your time off.  Refresh your body and mind.

    Thursday, April 18

    CW- Finish your Causes of the Civil War Timeline

    HW- Finish your Causes of the Civil War Timeline 

    Wednesday, April 17

    CW- Day #3 of the Civil War Timeline and Explanations Project

    HW- Make sure you're keeping pace with the deadline for the project.

    Tuesday, April 16

    CW- Day #2 of the Civil War Timeline and Explanations Project

    HW- Make sure you're keeping pace with the deadline for the project.

    Monday, April 15

     CW- Day #1 of the Civil War Timeline and Explanations Project

    HW- Make sure you're keeping pace with the deadline for the project.

     

    Week 13

    April 8-12

    Friday, April 12

    CW- Declaration of Secession: South Carilina's Declaration of Secession Primar Source reading and questions.  Video Clip

    HW- Make sure your packet is up to date.  Quiz next Friday on the Causes of the Civil War.

    Thursday, April 11

    CW- Track Meet Day- Social Studies classes will be going out to support the particpants.

    HW- None

    Wednesday, April 10

    CW- Causes of the Civil War Part 2 Power Point.

    HW- None

    Tuesday, April 9

    CW- John Brown Writing Assignment: In-class writing assignment.  Test Grade- due at the end of the class.  

    HW- None

    Monday, April 8

    CW- John Brown Reading and Song.  Analyze and complete the questions on the documents for Tuesday's writing assignment.

    HW- Determine whch position you want to write about in class tomorrow.  Martyr of Misguided Fanatic

    Week 12

    April 1- April 5

    Friday, April 5

    CW- Causes of the Civil War Video

    HW- None

    Thursday, April 4

    CW- Charles Sumner. The Caning in Congress- Primary Sources Exploration.

    HW- Finish the classwork from today.

    Wednesday, April 3

    CW- Abolitionists Carosel: Taking a Stand Against Slavery

    HW- None

    Tuesday, April 2

    CW-  Causes of the Civil War Part 1- Cornell Notes (see Google Classroom if you need to review it)

    HW-  Finish the Summary Question from the notes today.

    Monday, April 1

    CW- Turn in your Western Civilization Packet.  Take the Western Expansion Test.

    HW-  None

    Week 11

    March 25- March 30

    Friday, March 30

    CW- Review Game (Periods 1-3 and 7) and Steam Fair (Periods 5-6) 

    HW- Complete the packet and study for the test on Monday, April 1.  Periods 1 and 3... finish your notecard for the test.

    Thursday, March 21

    CW- Kahoot- Review for the test.

    HW- Complete your packet and study.  Periods 1 and 3- Finish your notecard.

    Wednesday, March 20

    CW- Distribute papers for Open House.  Minimum Day.

    HW- Study for Western Expansion Test on April 1.  Make sure that your packet is completed.

    Tuesday, March 19

    CW-  High School Registration with the counselors/ Mini-DBQ

    HW-  Finish the DBQ.  Submit through Google Classroom by 11:59 P.M. 

    Monday, March 18

    CW- Oregon Trail Simulation: Complete the 2 papers in your packet.

    HW-  Work on the Mini-DBQ (Due on Tuesday night @ 11:59 P.M.)  Finish the papers from today if you did not complete them.

    Week 10

    March 18- March 22

    Friday, March 22

    CW- Last Day to work on the Mini-DBQ: "Was the United States Justified in Going to War with Mexico?" (minimum day)

    HW- Work on the writing portion of the DBQ- All work for the assignment needs to be submitted through Google Classroom by 11:59 P.M. on Tuesday, March 26

    Thursday, March 21

    CW- Work on the Mini-DBQ (minimum day)

    HW- Mini-DBQ (work on it if you are behind).

    Wednesday, March 20

    CW- Work on the Mini-DBQ (minimum day)

    HW- Mini-DBQ

    Tuesday, March 19

    CW-  High School Registration with the counselors/ Mini-DBQ

    HW-  Work on the DBQ

    Monday, March 18

    CW- Mini-DBQ - Was the United States Justified in Going to War with Mexico?  Due Tuesday, 11:59 P.M. on March 26.  Submit through Google Classroom.

    HW-  Finish your HS Schedule

     

    Week 9

    March 11- March 15

    Friday, March 15

    CW- Non-student day

    HW- FInish your High School Registration Paper

    Thursday, March 14

    CW- Texas Revolution Questions from the textbook.  Complete the page in your packet.

    HW- Finish today's classwork "Texas Revolution" Questions

    Wednesday, March 13

    CW- Manifest Destiny: Western Expansion PowerPoint (See Google Classroom) 

    HW- None

    Tuesday, March 12

    CW-  Territorial Expansion Map and Questions

    HW-  Finish the Territorial Map and Questions.  The reading is on Google Classroom.

    Monday, March 11

    CW- Territorial Expansion REading, Questions, and Map.

    HW-  Work on the Territorial Expansion Papers 

    Week 8

    March 4- March 8

    Friday, March 8

    CW- Cotton and the Cotton Gin.  Handle cotton and take the seeds out.  Read and answer questions for the paper " Disaster of Innovation"

    HW- Complete the questions from today if you did not finish in class.

    Thursday, March 7

    CW- Exploring Four Key Inventions That Shaped the Nation

    HW- Finish the worksheet from today in class using the textbook or the internet. 

    Wednesday, March 6

    CW- Sectionalism Notes/Complete the matching chart on the back side after the notes.

    HW- Complete the chart from the Sectionalism notes on the back of today's worksheet.

    Tuesday, March 5

    CW-  Manifest Destiny/Westward Expansion- Analyze John Gast's "American Progress".  REad Primary Sources showing the impacts of MAnifest Destiny.  Read John Burnett's account of the Trail of Tears entitled "The Cherokee Removal Through the Eyes of a Private Soldier"

    HW-  Finish the questions from John Burnett's account of the Trail of Tears entitled "The Cherokee Removal Through the Eyes of a Private Soldier"  Reading is on Google Classroom.

    Monday, March 4

    CW- Turn in your Andrew Jackson DBQ and Guided Essay.  Westward- America the Story of US video and questions.  Receive a new packet.

    HW-  None

    Week 7

    February 25 - March 1

    Friday, March 1

    CW-  Emmett Till Activity

    HW- Finish the Andrew Jackson Research and Guided Essay.  Due on Monday

    Thursday, February 28

    CW- Andrew Jackson Guided Essay- Day #2  You should nearly be completed or have it done by the end of the period.

    HW- Work on the Guided Essay- Andrew Jackson.

    Wednesday, February 27

    CW- Start the Andrew Jackson Guided Essay after completing the 11 documents from the DBQ.  

    HW- Make sure you have completed at least half of the Guided essay.

    Tuesday, February 26

    CW-  Andrew Jackson DBQ- work on reading and analyzing the 11 documents.  They should be completed by the end of class or as HW

    HW-  Andrew Jackson DBQ analysis.  Finish the documents.

    Monday, February 25

    CW-  Intro to the Andrew Jackson DBQ (read, analyze, and determine whether the document show that he "Is democratic", "Was Somewhat Democratic", or "was Not Democratic".

    HW-  Make sure you have completed at least 3 of the pieces of evidence by the start of class tomorrow.

    Week 6

    February 11 -February 15

    Friday, February 15

    CW-  Early Presidents Test.  Turnin your Unit Packet.

    HW- None.  Enjoy your time off.

    Thursday, February 14

    CW- Kahoot- review for the test. Complete your notecard for the test.

    HW- Finish your packet. Complete your notecard for the test.

    Wednesday, February 13

    CW- Notes on Andrew Jackson.  Complete in the packet.  Work on the note card for the test.

    HW- Finish the Monroe Doctrine Movie Poster (see directions on Google Classroom).  Work on the note card for the test.

    Tuesday, February 12

    CW-  Work on the Monroe Doctrine Movie Poster (see directions on Google Classroom).

    HW-  Work on the Monroe Doctrine Movie Poster (see directions on Google Classroom).  Work on the note card for the test on Friday.

    Monday, February 11

    CW-  Turn in the War of 1812 Multiple Perspectives Assignment.  Notes on James Monroe.  Introduce the Monroe Doctrine Movie Poster.  Start working.  Directions are on Google Classroom.

    HW-  Start your note card for the test and the work on the Monroe Doctrine assignment (due Thursday).

    Week 5

    February 4 -February 8

    Friday, February 8

    CW-  Multiple Perspectives Poster (English, Native Americans, United States)

    HW-  Complete the Multiple Perspectives Poster (English, Native Americans, United States)- due on Monday.

    Thursday, February 7

    CW- Multiple Perspectives Poster (English, Native Americans, United States)- complete the research on the reasons for fighting and the impact the war had on each group.

    HW- Multiple Perspectives Poster (English, Native Americans, United States)- complete the research on the reasons for fighting and the impact the war had on each group.- due on Monday.

    Wednesday, February 6

    CW- Notes on Jefferson and Madison's presidency.  Introduce the War of 1812 Poster Assignment (a partner activity)

    HW- Finish the questions from the Lewis and Clark Video from Tuesday.

    Tuesday, February 5

    CW-  Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West-  Watch and complete the questions from the handout.  The video can be found on YouTube.

    HW-  Start working on your notecard for the test on Feb. 15.  Take advantage of the Extra Credit Opportunity: 

    Watch the State of the Union and write a summary.  What topics were covered?  What are the reactions of the people in the audience?  What are your general impressions of the speech and the reactions?  You only need to watch 20 minutes but must have a parent/guardian signature that you watched it (tell me the time frame).  Due by Friday, February 8.  All major channels will have it.  You may also find it later on the internet if you are unable to watch it live.

    Monday, February 4

    CW- Notes on Washington and Adams.  George Washington's Farewell Address Paper (read, underline, write down key phrases that show main concepts, summarize in a sentence the meaning, explain why you think Washington stressed this idea at this time).  Due tomorrow.

    HW- George Washington's Farewell Address Paper (read, underline, write down key phrases that show main concepts, summarize in a sentence the meaning, explain why you think Washington stressed this idea at this time).  Due tomorrow.

    Week 4

    January 26-February 1

    Friday, February 1

    CW-  Our Early Presidents- Creating America Bookwork Questions

    HW-  Finish the Hamilton and Jefferson Comic Strip.  Make sure you have completed the bookwork questions on the Early Presidents.

    Thursday, January 31

    CW- Our Early Presidents- Creating America Bookwork Questions

    HW- Work on the textbook questions that were started today.  Make sure you are halfway through.  Work on your Comic Strip to make sure it is done by February 4

    Wednesday, January 30

    CW- Introduction to the Hamilton/Jefferson Comic Strip- Day #2

    HW- Make sure you have completed all pages in the packet up to yesterday.  Work on your Comic Strip (due on February 4)

    Tuesday, January 29

    CW-  Introduction to the Hamilton/Jefferson Comic Strip

    HW-  Make sure you have completed all pages in the packet up to yesterday.  Work on your Comic Strip (due on February 4)

    Monday, January 28

    CW- Cabinet Battle #2: Hamilton and Jefferson.  Read the paper, listen and read, watch the video. Complete prior pages in the packet that are not completed.

    HW- Make sure you have completed all pages in the packet up to today.

    Week 3

    January 21-25

    Friday, January 25

    CW-  Letters to Washington from Hamilton and Jefferson

    HW-  Make sure you have finished the first 4 pages of the packet.

    Thursday, January 24

    CW- Career Assessment.  Visit from H.S. Counselor.

    HW- None

    Wednesday, January 23

    CW- Hamilton vs. Jefferson- the introduction of the first political parties.  Notes/Quote Analysis/Double Bubble 

    HW- Finish the first 3 pages of the packet using today's notes to analyze quotes and finish the double bubble.

    Tuesday, January 15

    CW-  Political Parties Exploration- Self-quiz to see which political party you most align with.

    HW-  Finish both sides of the "Political Parties" paper.

    Monday, January 14

    CW- MLK Day (no school)

    HW- None

    Week 2

    January 14-18

    Friday, January 18

    CW-  Bill of Rights Quiz.  Turn in the packet prior to the quiz

    HW-  Work on finishing the Bill of Rights Video.  It is due on Tuesday, January 22 at 11:59 P.M. through Google Classroom.

    Thursday, January 17

    CW- Bill of Rights Video Activity.  Instructions are in Google Classroom.  Submit through Google Classroom by Tuesday, January 22 at 11:59 P.M.

    HW- Study for your Bill of Rights quiz on Friday.  Make sure the packet is done.  Turn that in tomorrow before the quiz tomorrow.

    Wednesday, January 16

    CW- Bill of Rights Video Activity.  Instructions are in Google Classroom.  Submit through Google Classroom by Tuesday, January 22 at 11:59 P.M.

    HW- Study for your Bill of Rights quiz on Friday.

    Tuesday, January 15

    CW-  Bill of Rights Video Activity.  Instructions are in Google Classroom.  Submit through Google Classroom by Tuesday, January 22 at 11:59 P.M.

    HW-  Study for your Bill of Rights quiz on Friday.

    Monday, January 14

    CW-  Philosophical Chair Discussion- 2nd Amendment.

    HW-  Complete the summary paragraph on the back of the packet as a reflection to what you learned.

    Week 1

    January 7-11

    Friday, January 11

    CW- 2nd Amendment: Right to Bear Arms Philosophical Chair Research

    HW- Complete research and write the 3 questions for Monday's Philosophical Chair assignment

    Thursday, January 10

    CW- 2nd Amendment: Right to Bear Arms Philosophical Chair Research

    HW- Continue research

    Wednesday, January 9

    CW- Bill of Rights Visuals.  Draw images to support the ideas in the Bill of Rights.  Bill of Rights PowerPoint.

    HW- Complete today's worksheet.

    Tuesday, January 8

    CW-  Introduction to the Bill of Rights.  Use the book to complete the worksheet. Complete both sides of the "Bill of Rights: Amendments 1-10" Worksheet

    HW-  Complete today's worksheet.

    Monday, January 7

    CW- No School

    HW- No School

    Week 19

    December 17-21

    Friday, December 21

    CW- 

    HW- Rest and enjoy your break. 

    Thursday, December 20

    CW- I-Civics Computer Game: Presidential Race

    HW- None

    Wednesday, December 19

    CW- Constitution Final.  Turn in your Unit Packets (Articles on Confederation and Judicial Branch Packets)

    HW-Bring your Bathroom Passes to turn in for Extra Credit.

    Tuesday, December 18

    CW-  KAhoot to review for the test.  If time permits, study your packets and complete your study/packets.  

    HW-   Study your packets and complete your study/packets.  Be ready for the test tomorrow.

    Monday, December 17

    CW- Work on your Study Guide and work on your packets to make sure they are done.

    HW-  Start reviewing for the Constitution Final on December 19.  Work on the 

    Week 18

    December 10-14

    Friday, December 14

    CW- Federalism PowerPoint and drawing to reinforce the ideas (paper is in the packet)

    HW- Work on the Study Guide for the test next Wednesday, December 19th

    Thursday, December 13

    CW- Ratification Process and Federalists vs. Anti-Federalists.  Read 262-265 in National Geographic textbook. Answer the questions in your packet.

    HW- Complete the classwork from today and start the Study Guide in the back of the packet.

    Wednesday, December 12

    CW- Pop Quiz on the 3 Branches (Table Group)

    HW- Review your notes and HW packet

    Tuesday, December 11

    CW-  3 Branches of Government Review Game

    HW-  Make sure your HW Packet is up to date.  Start preparing for the test by studying the 3 Branches of Government.

    Monday, December 10

    CW- Day 2 of Landmark Supreme Court Scored Discussions.  Complete 2 topics.  Finish the conclusion questions and turn in the papers by the end of the class.

    HW-  Start reviewing for the Constitution Final on December 19

    Week 17

    December 3-7

    Friday, December 7

    CW- Day 1 of Landmark Supreme Court Scored Discussions.  Complete 2 topics.

    HW- Keep studying your 3 branches of government.

    Thursday, December 6

    CW-Research your Supreme Court case and prepare for the scored discussions on Friday and Monday.

    HW- Finish preparing for the Scored Discussion.

    Wednesday, December 5

    CW- Judicial Branch PowerPoint Notes (See Google Classroom).  Start the 2 pages on Checks and Balances

    HW- Finish the Checks and Balances Worksheet that is in the packet.

    Tuesday, December 4

    CW- Scored Discussion Practice (2 current events)

    HW- None

    Monday, December 3

    CW- Executive Branch PowerPoint.  See Google Classroom

    HW- Make sure that your packets are complete and up to date.

    Week 16

    Friday, November 30

    CW- Quiz on the Legislative Branch.  Grade it in class.

    HW- Make sure the questions from this week in the packet are complete.  Use the login information on Google Classroom to access the National Geographic Book.

    Thursday, November 29

    CW- The Compromise Game- In class activity.  Turn in the paper at the end of the period.

    HW- Study for the LEgislative Branch Quiz.  Review your notes and look at the notes from Google Classroom.

    Wednesday, November 28

    CW- Notes on the Legislative Branch.  "The Preamble" and "I'm Just a Bill" Video

    HW- Study for Wednesday's quiz on the Legislative Branch.  Look over your notes and the PowerPoint on Google Classroom

    Tuesday, November 27

    CW- Constitution Quest (3 Branches of Government).  Introduction to the Constitution

    HW- None.  Finish the "Drafting the Constitution" Questions from Monday if you haven't yet finished.

    Monday, November 26

    CW- Drafting the Constitution- complete the questions from the National Geographic Textbook (pages 256-261).  Homework if not completed in class.

    HW-  Finish the questions.  Use the link to access the textbook online.  Directions to National Geographic Textbook

    Week 15 (November 12-16)

    Friday, November 16

    CW- Shay's Rebellion Reading from National Geographic Textbook.  Complete the 3 questions in Google Classroom).

    HW- None.  Have a great 9 days off.

    Thursday, November 15

    CW- Articles of Confederation PowerPoint.  Introduction to National Geographic textbook (online)

    HW- None

    Wednesday, November 14

    CW-  "You're Free... Now What?"  Individual and Group Activity.

    HW- None

    Tuesday, November 13

    CW- American Revolution Test (Multiple Choice and short answer).  Turn in HW Packets.

    HW-  Finish the Google Map Project (due at 11:59 P.M.)

    Monday, November 12

    CW- Observance of Veteran's Day.  No school

    HW- Review for test and complete the HW packet if you are not finished.

    Week 14 (November 5- November 9)

    Friday, November 9

    CW- Kahoot- Review Game for the test.  Pay attention as many test questions are on the Kahoot.

    HW- Finish the HW Packets and the Google Map Project (Both are due on November 13)  Test is on Tuesday, November 13. HW Packets are due as well.

    Thursday, November 8

    CW- Work on the last page of the Common Sense vs. Plain Truth Packet.  Use the clas time to complete the Study Guide.  It must be completed to play Kahoot on Friday

    HW- Work on the HW Packets and the Google Map Project (Both are due on November 13)  Test is on Tuesday, November 13.

    Wednesday, November 7

    CW-  The American Revolution Google Map Project- Day 3 of 3 to work on in class.

    HW- Work on the HW Packets and the Google Map Project (Both are due on November 13)

    Tuesday, November 6

    CW- The American Revolution Google Map Project- Day 2 of 3 to work on in class.

    HW-  Work on the HW Packets and the Google Map Project (Both are due on November 13)

    Monday, November 5

    CW- The American Revolution Google Map Project- Introduction of lesson and day 1 of 3 to work on in class.

    HW- Make sure the packet is mostly complete.

    Week 13 (October 29- November 2)

    Friday, November 2

    CW- Video "America: The Story of Us- Revolution)

    HW- Read Chapter 7 (pages 197-214 by Tuesday of next week 11/6)

    Thursday, November 1

    CW- Notes on the battles.  Make sure that the notes are completed and accurate for studying.

    HW- Read Chapter 7 (pages 197-214 by Tuesday of next week 11/6)

    Wednesday, October 31

    CW- Battles Gallery Walk

    HW- none (Have a fun and safe Halloween).

    Tuesday, October 30

    CW- Create the poster for the battle that your group was given.

    HW- Poster should be completed.

    Monday, October 29

    CW- Battles Poster research 

    HW- make sure that your group has the information completed to start the poster tomorrow.

    Week 12 (October 22-26)

    Friday, October 26

    CW- Communication Guidelines Activity (Skits)

    HW- None

    Thursday, October 25

    CW- Strengths and Weaknesses reading and TreeMap.  Draw 3 images for each the American and British Strengths and Weaknesses on the back of the paper.

    HW- Complete the work from today.

    Wednesday, October 24

    CW- Comparing Strengths and Weaknesses- Comparison of the Colonists and British when the war began.  Fill out the chart.  Intro to the lesson: What does it take to win a war?

    HW- Finish and submit the Breakup Letter by 11:59 P.M. tonight.  Print copies for me.  

    Tuesday, October 23

    CW- Work with your partner to develop your 5 paragraph Breakup Letter (you should be finished writing it and just editing and fine-tuning your final product).

    HW- Finish the Breakup Letter and make sure that all aspects from the directions are covered.  Edit and revise to have a strong final draft

    Monday, October 22

    CW- Work with your partner to develop your 5 paragraph Breakup Letter (you should be through paragraph 3 by the end of the day).  

    HW- Make sure you are through the first three paragraphs of the Breakup Letter

    Week 11 (October 15-19)

    Friday, October 19

    CW- Work on the Declaration of Independence Breakup Letter (Due on Wednesday, October 24)

    HW- Keep working on the  Breakup Letter.

    Thursday, October 18

    CW- Work on the Declaration of Independence Breakup Letter (Due on Wednesday, October 24)

    HW- Keep working on the  Breakup Letter. 

    Wednesday, October 17

    CW- PowerPoint on the Dec. of Independence.  Introduce the Declaration of Independence Breakup Letter (Due on Wednesday, October 24) - Project Grade

    HW-Start developing the ideas for the  Breakup Letter (due on Wednesday, October 24 @ 11:59 P.M.  (Sumit via Google Classroom. Print a copy if you work by yourself, or two if you have a partner and bring this to class on Thursday, October 25)

    Tuesday, October 16

    CW- Work on the Declaration of Independence Breakup Letter (Due on Wednesday, October 24)

    HW- Keep working on the  Breakup Lett

    Week 10 (October 8-12)

    Friday, October 12

    CW- Flow Chart Review

    HW- Study for the Quiz on Tuesday.

    Thursday, October 11

    CW- Periods 1 and 3.  Complete Common Sense Reading and Questions.  Periods 2, 5, 6, and 7.  Complete the Common Sense and Plain TRruth Readings and Questions.  (Primary Source)

    HW- Finish the "Common Sense vs. Plain Truth" Paper.  Start to review the Unit Packet for Tuesday's Quiz.

    Wednesday, October 10

    CW-  Notes- "Leading to the Declaration of Independence". Sing- Twisted Sister "We're Not Gonna Take It"

    HW- Finish the Protest Posters.

    Tuesday, October 9

    CW- 2nd day to work on the Protest Poster (last day in class).  All period was given to work on the project.

    HW- Finish the poster project by Thursday.  

    Monday, October 8

    CW- Hierarchy Worksheet.  Introduction to the Protest Poster Project (2 days to work on it in class- Due on Thursday, October 11).  Directions are on Google Classroom

    HW- Work on developing the concept of your poster.

    Week 9 (October 1- October 5)

    Friday, October 5

    CW- Video "America: The Story of Us"- Rebels

    HW- None

    Thursday, October 4

    CW- Boston Massacre

    HW- Complete the Double Bubble on the back of today's paper.

    Wednesday, October 3

    CW- Final Acts and Events that Led to the War

    HW- None

    Tuesday, October 2

    CW- "Early Acts" Notes.  Start sing competition for the unit.  "Sugar, Sugar".

    HW- Complete the Stamp Act Simulation Questions on Google Classroom.  Due tonight at 11:59 P.M.

    Monday, October 1

    CW- Stamp Act Simulation/ Questions on Google Classroom

    HW- Finish the Stamp Act Simulation Questions on Google Classroom.  Due on Tuesday by 11:59 P.M.

    Week 8 (September 24-28)

    Friday, September 28

    CW- Staff Development Day (Non-student day)

    HW- None

    Thursday, September 27

    CW- "The Stamp Act Document Exploration"

    HW- Read the textbook Chapter 5 Section 3 (pages 146-151) for a better understanding of the French/Indian War.

    Wednesday, September 26

    CW- Notes- The French and Indian War (PowerPoint)  The French and Indian War
    HW- Read the textbook Chapter 5 Section 3 (pages 146-151) for a better understanding of the French/Indian War.

    Tuesday, September 25

    CW- "French/Indian War Introduction (Reading/Flow Chart/MAp and questions).

    HW- Finish the Classwork.  Finish the crossword puzzle from class on Monday).

    Monday, September 24

    CW- JR. Scholastic "The American Revolution: 6 Things You Should Know (But Probably Don’t)"/Crossword Puzzle

    HW- Work on the Crossword Puzzle

     

    Week 7 (September 17-21)

    Friday, September 21

    CW- Present the Acrostic Poems and make sure you have the correct amount of copies.

    HW- None

    Thursday, September 20

    CW- Work on the Slavery Acrostic Poem.  Finish it and edit tonight as HW.  Copies must be printed out.

    HW- Finish your Acrostic Poem.  Type it and print out 2-3 copies.  2 if you do it by yourself, 3 if you have a partner.

    Wednesday, September 19

    CW- Start the Slavery Acrostic Poem (2 days to work on it).  See the directions on Google Classroom.  Presentations will be on Friday for a test grade.

    HW- Work on developing ideas for the poem.  Slavery Acrostic Poem Directions

    Tuesday, September 18

    CW- Notes and Video Clips on the Slave Trade.  Take notes on a piece of paper to prepare yourself for the Acrostic Poem.  

    HW- None, unless the work from September 14 and September 17 was not finished in class.  Slavery Notes

    Monday, September 17

    CW- "The Atlantic Slave Trade" Document Analysis.  Use Google Classroom to access the documents.  Read an analyze the images and short readings.  This information will help you with the Acrostic Poem that we will be working on later this week.

    HW- Complete the "The Atlantic Slave Trade" work started in class today.

    Week 6 (September 10-14)

    Friday, September 14

    CW- Reading and questions on Slavery Chapter 2 Section 4 (page 76) and Chapter 4 Section 3 (page 119). Complete the questions on both side and use the headings to help guide you.

    HW- Complete the questions if you didn't in class.

    Thursday, September 13

    CW- Turn in your Colonization Unit Packet.  Take the Colonization Quiz

    HW- Complete the 9/11 Paper.  You will turn that in on Friday.

    Wednesday, September 12

    CW- Independent Prep for Thursday's quiz.  Complete the study guide and organize the Colonization Unit Packet.

    HW-Work on the study guide and organize Unit Packet for Thursday.

    Tuesday, September 11

    CW-9/11 Remembrance Activity and Key Dates in American History.  Complete the paper at home by Friday.

    HW- Work on the study guide and organize Unit Packet for Thursday.

    Monday, September 10

    CW- Distribute the Colonization Unit Packet List.  Needs to completed and organized by Thursday before the start of class.  Worked on the Enlightenment Philosopher Open Mind Activity  Colonization Unit Packet Assignment List

    HW- Work on the study guide and organize Unit Packet for Thursday.

    Week 5 (September 3- September 7)

    Friday, September 7

    CW- Influences of the Enlightenment Primary Source Class Activity.  

    HW- None

    Thursday, September 6

    CW- Witches in Salem Partner Activity (Handout)

    HW- Complete the write up on the back of the handout in class today.

    Wednesday, September 5

    CW- PowerPoint Notes on The Enlightenment and the Great Awakening (See the PowerPoint Link to see the notes)

    HW- None

    Tuesday, September 4

    CW- Complete the oral presentations.  Work on the Salem Witch Trial Papers if time permits.  Turn in the CW (Oral Presentation Notes)

    HW- None

    Monday, September 3- Labor Day (No School)

     

    Week 4 (August 27-August 31)

    Friday, August 31

    CW- Family Tree Oral Presentations and turn in the Family Tree.

    HW- None.  Enjoy the 3 day weekend.  If you are missing any work, this is a great time to get it done.

    Thursday, August 30

    CW- Salem Witch Trial introduction and questions.  Period 2 is exempt due to assembly.

    HW- Family Tree is due tomorrow.  Study if you plan on doing the Map retake.  Review the "Useful Links" tab to take the practice test.  Take the test before school or at lunch.

    Wednesday, August 29

    CW- Jr. Scholastic Articles: "Honor or Insult" and "Use of Corporal Punishment in Schools"

    HW- Work on the Family Tree.  Map retake on Friday at lunch or before school.

    Tuesday, August 28

    CW- Roanoke Activity - The Lost Colony

    HW-  Family Tree Assignment is due on Friday.  Map retake of the test on Friday too.

    Monday, August 27

    CW- Making a Colony Activity- CW

    HW- Family Tree Assignment

     

     

    Week 3 (August 20-24)

    Friday, August 24

    CW- 3 Regions of the Colonies (New England, Middle, and Southern)- Regional Differences Notes

    HW- Family Tree (Due on 8/31).  Make sure to start talking to relatives to formulate your assignment.

    Thursday, August 23

    CW- Using the new textbook, read pages 71-74 and fill out your TreeMap.  On the back side, take the key each as of each region and symbolize them.

    HW- Family Tree.  Complete the 3 regions visuals if you did not complete them in class.

    Wednesday, August 22

    CW- Intro to Colonization PowerPoint (Worksheet)  Primary Source Reading from the new textbooks.  Intro to Colonization PowerPoint

    HW- Work on the Family Tree

    Tuesday, August 21

    CW- Turn in the map assignment. Take the Map Test.

    HW- Begin to talk about and plan out the Family Tree Assignment.

    Monday, August 20

    CW- American Diversity PowerPoint (Introduction to the Family Tree Assignment)- due on 8/31

    HW- Study for the Map Test.  Make sure both maps are completed.

     

    Week 2 (August 13-17)

    Friday, August 17

    CW- Finish the map.  Anything not completed turns into HW.  The map is due on Tuesday, the same day as the test.  USe the "Useful Links" on the website to help you prepare for the map test.  The best one I've found is below.   https://www.sporcle.com/games/Matt/find_the_states

    HW- Finish the maps.  

    Thursday, August 16

    CW- Sign up for Remind 101.  Code to access my class is @64kb2a.  Work on the map assignment.  You should have finished the states by the end of class (label and color).  Showed the link to practice for the test.  Here is the site address: https://www.sporcle.com/games/Matt/find_the_states

    HW- Finish at least one of the two maps.

    Wednesday, August 15

    CW- Introduction to the Map Assignment (States and Physical Features)  2 class periods to work on it.  Use A-20/21 or A- 35 for the states from your textbooks.  Use A- 22/23 from the textbook for Physical Features.  The test will be on Tuesday, August 21.

    HW- None

    Tuesday, August 14

    CW- Growth Mindset- Student Survey.  After the survey, read what it means and then complete the handout.

    HW- Finish the "Growth Mindset Student Survey" if you did not complete it in class.

     

    Monday, August 13

    CW- Multiple Perspectives: "Should Middle Schools Get Rid of Homework?"  Complete the readings and handout in class.  Discuss the different ideas with the table groups and as a class.

    HW- Finish the "History is ..." Bumper Sticker.  Get the parent signature for the class syllabus.  Both are due tomorrow.

     

     

    Week 1 (August 8-10)

    Friday, August 10

    CW- "History Is... Bumper Sticker".  Work on it in class.  Due on Tuesday, August 14th.  Make sure it is colored, the concept connect to the image/event.

    HW- Read over and sign the "Class Expectations Page"  Both the student and a parent/guardian (due on Tuesday).  Work

    Thursday, August 9

    CW- Classroom Bingo- First 5-7 minutes of class.  "What is History" PowerPoint and activity.

    HW- Finish the "I Am History" Paper.  Turn it in on Friday.

    Wednesday, August 8

    CW- Introduction of Mr. Luttrell and basic classroom expectations.  Cup Game with your table mates.  "I Am History" Worksheet - work on this for the last 12-15 minutes.

    HW- Work on the "I Am History".  Add a picture- due on Friday.