Daily Agenda

Friday, June 8
1. News
2. Exam or review (based on hour)
3.  Survey
         **LT: I will be able to summarize key points that I have 
                  learned about Michigan's history
         *P1.4


Thursday, June 7
1. News
2. Continue working on exam review
3. Kahoot review
     **LT: I will be able to summarize key points that I have 
                  learned about Michigan's history
         *P1.4


Wednesday, June 6
1. Begin reviewing for exam
      **LT: I will be able to summarize key points that I have 
                  learned about Michigan's history
         *P1.4


Tuesday, June 5
1. News
2. Review 14.3 (part 3)
3. Read/summarize the following topics:
       -the most popular places     
       -visitors to the big cities
       -Lansing
       -Grand Rapids
       -Muskegon
       -Traverse City
       -famous Michiganians:        
           -a President, athletes, entertainers, writers, and musicians
        **LT: I will be able to give examples of famous people from 
                   our state
           *P1.1


Monday, June 4
1. News
2. Share student guides
3. Read about "Beautiful Places and Interesting People" I  398
4. As you read this section, explain:
       -why tourists are important
       -why do so many people visit Michigan
       -how many state parks do we have/what do they offer
       -how do National Forests, lakeshores, and parks attract visitors
       -what makes our outdoor recreation special
       -how does our state's history draw visitors
         **LT: I will be able to explain some of the things that make 
              our state a major tourist attraction
            *P1.1 


Friday, June 1
1. News
2. Read about environmental concerns  I  392
3. Create a student's guide to Michigan's Environmental Concerns
        -Your guide needs to have the following sections:
           *A tragic mistake                             *A poison in the food chain
           *Nuclear power-yes or no?            *Problems with other power sources
           *Chemical garbage-toxic wastes   *Running out of room
         -create a "story like" summary of each of these sections
      **LT: I will be able to describe environmental issues that faced 
                   Michigan in the 70s & 80s 
         *P1.1


Thursday, May 31
1. News
2. Share para-phrasing assignments
3. The story of the Poletown 
      **LT: I will be able to explain some of the changes
         that Michigan was going through  in the 70s & 80s
     *P1.4 


Wednesday, May 30
1. News
2. Review questions/vocab from 5/24
3. Taking a closer look at 14.3 (part 1) (para-phrasing)
       **IF ABSENT: read 14.3 (part 1) and outline this section
   **LT: I will be able to explain some of the changes
         that Michigan was going through  in the 70s & 80s
     *P1.4 


Tuesday, May 29
1. News
2. Present Michigan Cities research
3. Taking a closer look at 14.2 (para-phrasing)
       **IF ABSENT: read 14.2 (part 1) and outline this section
   **LT: I will be able to explain some of the changes
         that Michigan was going through  in the 70s & 80s
     *P1.4 


Friday, May 25
1. News
2. Present Michigan Cities research
3. Review Thursday's assignment
4. Taking a closer look at 14.2 (para-phrasing)
       **IF ABSENT: read 14.2 (part 1) and outline this section
   **LT: I will be able to explain some of the changes
         that Michigan was going through  in the 70s & 80s
     *P1.4 

Thursday, May 24
1. Review famous Michigan residents
2. Vocabulary exercise
3. Chapter 14 guided reading assignment
      **LT I will be able to what was happening in Michigan
          during the 1970s & 1980s
         *P1.4


Wednesday, May 23
1. News
2. Complete research on a Michigan City
     **LT: I will be able to describe three facts that I learned
         while researching my Michigan City  
        *P1.4


Tuesday, May 22
1. News
2. Research recap
    **LT: I will be able to describe three facts that I learned
         while researching my Michigan City  
        *P1.4

Monday, May 21
1. News
2. share research projects
3. Begin reading about Twists and Turns: a new era (70s & 8os) I 382
3. Kahoot review 
     **LT: I will be able to state at least 5 symbols associated with Michigan
      *P1.4


Friday, May 18
1. News
2. Continue Michigan research
3. Kahoot review 
     **LT: I will be able to state at least 5 symbols associated with Michigan
      *P1.4

Thursday, May 17
1. News
2. Michigan research (symbols and meanings)
     *My Michigan
      **LT: I will be able to state at least 5 symbols associated with Michigan
      *P1.4

Wednesday, May 16
1. News
2. Michigan in the 1960s (con't.)
        **LT:I will be able to explain one aspect of life in Michigan in the 60s
         *P1.4


Tuesday, May 15
1. News
2. Group presentations
        **LT:I will be able to explain one aspect of life in Michigan in the 60s
         *P1.4


Monday, May 14
1. News
2. Review "Michigan as we see today"
3. Begin studying Michigan going in new directions (1960s)
        -group research
       **LT:I will be able to explain one aspect of life in Michigan in the 60s
         *P1.4


Friday, May 11
1. News
2. Introduce Michigan after the war (1950s)  I  360
        **LT: I will be able to describe Michigan after WWII (1950s)
           *P1


Thursday, May 10
1. News
2. Share "Arsenals of Democracy"
3. Present Michigan during WWII research
         **LT: I will be able to describe what was going on in Michigan
          during WWII
         *P1.4

Wednesday, May 9
1. News
2. Complete Arsenals of Democracy charts
3. Small group research projects: 
       -read your area
       -research additional facts
       -create a slide-show presentation (at least four slides)
     **LT: I will be able to describe what was going on in Michigan
          during WWII
         *P1.4


Tuesday, May 8
1. News
2. Discuss Unions in Michigan
3. Complete Arsenal of democracy charts
        **LT: I will be able to explain why Michigan was the arsenal of 
              democracy
           *P2.3

Monday, May 7
1. News
2. Review Michigan during the 30's and 40's
3.  Unions: A new friend at the factory  (13.2)
     -What does a union do for its members?
     -When did the great GM sit-down strike take place in Flint, and what did the strike
               accomplish?
     -What exactly is a sit-down strike? 
     -Why were workers upset with speed-ups and other conditions in auto plants
               during the depression
     -Who were the three brothers that helped build the UAW?
     -What did Governor Frank Murphy do to keep the peace during the sit-down strike? 

4. Create a chart illustrating what was produced in Michigan during WWII
           -The Arsenal of democracy chart needs to list the various cities in Michigan
                           and what items they produced for the war effort. 
          **LT: I will be able to explain how unions helped Michigan workers
           *P1.1


Friday, May 4
1. News
2. Read about bleak times in Michigan  I  329
4. Kahoot review
      **LT: I will be able to describe what Michigan was like during
            the depression 
       *P1.1 

Thursday, May 3
1. News
2. Correct Wednesday's review
3. The depression and Father Coughlin

    **LT: I will be able to describe what Michigan was like during
            the depression 
       *P1.1 

Wednesday, May 2
1. News
2. Complete/share visual aids
3. Partner assignment
**IF ABSENT:  WWI and after
       **LT: I will be able to list/describe three major changes that occurred
          in Michigan shortly after WWI
         *P1.1 

Tuesday, May 1
1. News
2. Examine the interpretive questions
3. Read about how Michigan became modernized I  320
4. With a partner, create a visual aid that will highlight this section
         *included should be: -Leaders in the women's suffrage movement
           -who developed the first airlines          -local heros 
           -history of the radio                                 -radio stars
           -infrastructure improvements               -first international tunnel
       **LT: I will be able to explain three new thing that modernized Michigan
            **P1.1
 


Monday, April 30
1. News
2. Discuss guide to Michigan after WWI
3. Read about Rum Runners, Gangsters, and the 1920's
      -Create an interpretive question based on each sub-section
        of 12.2 (after the war through best sellers from Michigan)
      -after having created an interpretive question for each             
        sub-section, answer each one
        **Please Note: interpretive questions cannot not be answered 
                                    with a simple yes/no or date response
          **I will be able to explain the effects of prohibition on our state


Friday, April 27
1. News
2. Review Michigan and autos time line/video
3. Review guide to Michigan after WWI
            **LT: I will be able to explain the effect that WW I had
                     on the people of Michigan
                  *P1.4

Thursday, April 26
1. News
2. Share auto industry grows assignment
3. Create a guide to Michigan during and after WWI
     -The guide needs to include the following topics:
         *from war to peace                 *should we help?
         *stop the fighting                    *a peace ship
         *the war goes on                    *MI industry joins the fight
         *everyone helps                     *MI men and women to war
           **LT: I will be able to explain the effect that WW I had
                     on the people of Michigan
                  *P1.4

Wednesday, April 25
1. Complete auto industry grows assignment
        -turn in to the box
2. Michigan and auto mobiles time line
        -turn in when complete
      **LT: I will be able to describe the changes taking place 
            in the auto industry during this time period
       *P1.4

Tuesday, April 24
1. News
2. Discuss Friday's guided reading questions
3. Read about Ford, Durant, and Olds  I  288
4. Ford, Durant, and others help the auto industry grow
     **LT: I will be able to describe the changes taking place 
            in the auto industry during this time period
       *P1.4


Monday, April 23
1. News
2. Finish inventor presentations
3. Discuss Friday's guided reading questions
        **LT: I will be able to describe how Michigan 
          became a leader in the automotive industry
          *P1.4


Friday, April 20
1. Read chapter 11.1
2. Complete guided reading questions
3. Interpret/Analyze cartoon
4. Read chapter 11.2
       -complete section review questions
**IF ABSENT: outline (in detail 11.1 & 11.2)
     **LT: I will be able to describe how Michigan 
          became a leader in the automotive industry
          *P1.4


Thursday, April 19
1. Formal evaluation
     **LT: I will be able to demonstrate mastery 
         of the material in chapters 7 - 10


Wednesday, April 18
1. Inventor presentations: notes
      **LT: I will be able to list 3 things that I learned 
             from each presentation
            *P1.4


Tuesday, April 17
1. News
2. Discuss Great lakes papers
3.  Review for Thursday's "memory teaser" 
     ** **LT: I will be able to summarize the key points 
           from chapters 7 -10
        *P1.1


Monday, April 16
1. News
2. Discuss "life in factories"
           **LT: I will be able to describe how great lakes ships
             and cargoes have changed over the years
          *P1.4 
 

Friday, April 13
1. News
2. Research your Michigan inventor
    **LT: I will be able to complete the majority of my 
        research for my Michigan inventor
      *P1.4

Thursday, April 12
1. News
2. Discuss Michigan products (10.1)
3. Complete "Life in the factory assignment"
**LT: I will be able to describe working conditions
        in Michigan factories during the late 1800s
      *P1.4


Wednesday, April 11
  **Workkeys testing
1. News
2. Review Michigan products
3. Read about Factory worker's viewpoint  I  257
4. Michigan workers and life in the factory
       **LT: I will be able to describe working conditions
        in Michigan factories during the late 1800s
      *P1.4

Tuesday, April 10
SAT


Monday, April 9
1. News
2. Discuss charter fishing questions
3. Read about Michigan as people move from the  
      farm to the factory  I  247
4. Michiganders begin moving from the farms to the factories (p.233)
           -Michigan products: cereal, stoves, cigars, and more

       **LT: I will be able to describe 4 products that originated in 
            Michigan 
           *P1.4

Thursday, March 29
1. News
2. Discuss charter fishing
3. Kahoot review
    **LT: I will be able to describe how fishing in Michigan 
        has changed since the 1800's
   *P1.4 



Wednesday, March 28
1. News
2. Share Michigan collage
3. Introduce  Charter fishing
4. Another look at copper mining in Michigan
5. Kahoot review
    **LT: I will be able to describe how fishing in Michigan 
        has changed since the 1800's
   *P1.4 



Tuesday, March 27
1. News
2. Discuss the farming revolution
3. Create a Michigan collage 
        **LT: I will be able to list the various crops grown 
           in Michigan and their locations 
          *P1.4


Monday, March 26
1. News
2. Present group work
3. Summarize the farming revolution:
                -most lived on farms            -few good roads
           -farming becomes a bus.     -new machines
           -better power sources         -always changing
           -educated farmer                -farmers united
           -celery/mint                         -sweet harvest/fruit
        **LT: I will be able to explain the changes in farming 
              during this period in Michigan' history
            *P1.4

Friday, March 23
1. News
2. Review king of lumbering
3. Forest fires in the thumb
4. Copper and iron by the ton
      -group project
     **IF ABSENT: outline chapter 9.2
         **LT: I will be able to describe how mining changed
             Michigan
          *P1.4


Thursday, March 22
1. News
2. Overview of lumbering in Michigan

  **LT: I will be able to explain how Michigan became 
        the number one lumber producing state 
        *P1.1

Wednesday, March 21
1. News
2. Correct/discuss civil war/maps
3. Read about "the heyday of the lumber industry"

     **LT: I will be able to explain how Michigan became 
        the number one lumber producing state 
        *P1.1
 
Tuesday, March 20
1. News
2. Share Michigan goes off to war
3. Michigan in the Civil War   *1861-1865
4. Share interpretive questions
5. Partner assignment
    **IF absent complete section review questions 
            8.3  (p.190 )
   **LT: I will be able to explain how Michigan helped in 
             in the civil war effort
          *P


Monday, March 19
1. News
2. Share presentations
                
      **LT: I will be able to describe Michigan's role (early on)
          in the Civil War
      *P1.1


Friday, March 16
1. News
2. Complete interpretive questions
3.Partner research about "New politics from the Wolverine State
     -choose a topic, read about it; research it, and create a presentation to share
     -presentation needs to include at least 4 slides
     -presentation should address the what, where, and how
        of your topic 
    *IF ABSENT: outline chapter 8, section 2
          **LT:I will be able to describe the early political climate
               in Michigan
            *P2.4

Thursday, March 15
1. News
2. Early railroads in Michigan & Soo locks
3. A stand against slavery  I  179
       -create an interpretive question for each sub-section (8.1)
       -then answer the question
     **LT: I will be able to explain Michigan's role in 
        the underground railroad
       P1.4

Wednesday, March 14
1. News
2. Share money designs
3. Discuss canals and copper
4. Early railroads in Michigan
5. Soo locks?
        **LT: I will be able to explain how the state government  
            helped to build the first railroads
      *P1.4     


Tuesday, March 13
1. News
3. Michigan: Canals and Copper
4. Early railroads in Michigan
5. Michigan's Dogman??
    **LT: I will be able to explain how the state government  
            helped to build the first railroads
      *P1.4     
     
Monday, March 12
1. News
2. Review/discuss section review questions
3. Present partner projects
    *IF ABSENT: Michigan is growing (toward Statehood)
    **LT: I will be able to explain the steps Michigan had to go
           through to become a state
     *P1.4



Friday, March 9
1. News
2.  Read about how Michigan becomes a state  I  151
      -Answer questions on page 145  ( I - 159 )
3. Boom or bust in Michigan
        -with a partner, read/research your sub-section
        -create a visual aid that will help to explain your material (NO pic collage)
        -also present the two MAIN points of this sub-section (the main take away)
*IF ABSENT: Michigan is growing (toward Statehood)
    **LT: I will be able to explain the steps Michigan had to go
           through to become a state
        *P1.1


Wednesday, March 7
1. Formal evaluation
    **LT: I will be able to demonstrate mastery over
          the material in unit 2 


Tuesday, March 6
1. News
2. Discuss review
3. Kahoot review with partner
    **LT: I will be able to summarize key concepts
       from unit two
      *P1.1

Monday, March 5
1. News
2. Share letters
3. Complete partner assignment
       -share results
4. Review for test over chapters # 4 - 6
     **LT: I will be able to the hardship faced
        by the early Michigan pioneers
       *P1.1


Friday, March 2
1. News
2. Read about "forging the landscape"  I  135
4. Partner assignment 6.3
    **IF ABSENT: complete letter from above AND
        outline (in detail) 6.3
    **LT: I will be able to the hardship faced
        by the early Michigan pioneers
       *P1.1

Thursday, March 1
1. News
2. Discuss guided reading questions
3. Erie Canal video
      **LT: I will be able to describe what Michigan
           was like upon arriving here from New England
        P1.1 


Wednesday, February 28
1. News
2. Yankees move west  I  125
2.  Yankees move west  independent/elbow partner
     **LT: I will be able to explain why people 
          wanted to move to Michigan
           *P1.1


Tuesday, February 27
1. News
2. Go over conflict analysis
3. Tecumseh's vision
     **LT: I will be able to explain why people 
          wanted to move to Michigan


Monday, February 26
1. News
2. Discuss war of 1812
3. Read about the "mystery of Tecumseh's grave"
4. Partner work: conflict analysis
     **LT: I will be able to describe how the War of 
           1812 changed Michigan
         *P1.5
        


Friday, February 23
1. News
2. Group presentations
3. Read about Chief Pontiac on the offensive
      - Michigan and the war of 1812     I  113
         **LT: I will be able to explain how two Indian
             brothers united several tribes against American
             settlers
           *P1.1


Thursday, February 22
1. News
2. Play kahoots
3. Read about Michigan joins the United
      States  I  99
4. Small group assignment
     -read your assigned are
     -create a goolge presentation
     -presentations need to include pictures
**If absent: read chapter 5.1 & 2, and answer ALL section review questions
    **LT: I will be able to one part of how Michigan 
        joined the U.S. 
      *P1.1 


Wednesday, February 21
1. News
2. Review newspapers
3. Partner assignment
     -with a partner, create a kahoot review 
       of chapter 4
     -the kahoot needs to have 9 questions
      that will summarize the material in chapter 4
      ( 3 questions from each section)
     -each question needs to have 4 possible answers
        NO true & false questions
        **LT: I will be able to explain what Michigan
           was like at the time of our country's independence
           *P1.4


Tuesday, February 20
1. News
2. Discuss guided reading (4.1 & 2 )

       **LT: I will be able to explain what Michigan
           was like at the time of our country's independence
          P1.4
        


Thursday, February 15
1. News
4. Begin exploring "Chief Pontiac's offensive"
     **LT: I will be able to describe the events that 
          preceded the French and Indian War
        *P1.4


Wednesday, February 14
1. Formal evaluation
  **LT: I will be able to demonstrate mastery
      of the material in unit one


Tuesday, February 13
1. News
2. Discuss "Explorers" pt.1
3. Finish reading about the explorers
5. Test Review pt. 2 
    **LT: I will be able to summarize the key
       concepts of unit one    


Friday, February 9
1. News
2. Tribes of Michigan chart
3. Read about the Explorers
    **LT: I will be able to describe how the French King
        was able to claim Michigan and all of the Great 
        Lakes for himself
      *P1.3



Thursday, February 8
1. News
2. Discuss tribes of Michigan chart
3. Review how the French came to 
       North America
4. Begin to explore the impact of Priests and Missionaries on Michigan through the use of     interpretive questions
     **LT: I will be able to explain what the Priests were
           trying to accomplish as they made their way to MI
            *P1.4

Wednesday, February 7
1. News
2. Keep working on Native American chart
3. Begin reading about how the French came to North America
          **LT: I will be able to explain how the first 
              Europeans were able to reach Michigan


Tuesday, February 6
1. News
2. Presentations
3. Continue working on Native American chart
4.  Begin reading about how the French came to North America
          **LT: I will be able to explain how the first 
              Europeans were able to reach Michigan


Friday, February 2
1. News
2. Continue Native American chart
3. Begin reading about life among the tribes I  43
4. Group project
   **IF ABSENT: read chapter 2.3 and outline 
        (in great detail) this section
       **LT: I will be able to describe how native 
            Americans lived in Michigan
          *P1.4


Thursday, February 1
1. News
2. Discuss section review questions (2.1)
3. Review Michigan's unwritten history
4. Begin keeping a "Native American tribes of Michigan" chart
   **LT: I will be able to list several Indian tribes found
          in Michigan
         P1.1 


Wednesday, January 31
1. News
2. Present Copper culture/Hopewell work
3. Answer section review questions on page I  27
4. Begin reading about the major tribes of Native Americans
         that lived in the Michigan area (page  I  28)
5. Michigan's unwritten history
       **LT: I will be able to describe some of the Native
        American tribes that first settled in Michigan
       *P1.1


Tuesday, January 30
1. News
2. Discuss "water, weather, and Michigan"
3. Share letters
4. Introduce Michigan's first residents
         -Copper Culture
         -Hopewell
5. Group work
    **IF ABSENT: complete a detailed venn diagram
        comparing the Copper culture and Hopewell
         peoples
      **LT: I will be able to explain differences between 
          the Copper culture and Hopewell peoples
         *P1.1


Monday, January 29
1. News
2. Finish up brochures
3. With a partner, complete "water, weather, and Michigan"
4. Read about "The time at the edge of the ice" I  18
        Letter to a friend
      **LT: I will be able to describe Michigan's 
        climate as the glaciers recede


Friday, January 26
1. News
2. Complete brochures
3. Congressman Mitchell
     -presentation/question and answer
    **LT: I will be able to describe the responsibilities
         of a member of Congress
         *1.1.4


Thursday, January 25
1. News
2. Share maps/questions
      **LT: I will be able to explain why Michigan has 
       the geography we now see (causes)
      *G2.2.1


Wednesday, January 24
1. News
2 The Basics: Longitude Vs Latitude, 83 Counties, What's    
      underfoot? The basics of Michigan.
3. Create seven questions (with answers) that anyone 
      who has read this section should be able to answer.
4. Turn to an elbow partner and quiz them 
5. Map assignment
      **LT: I will be able to explain the origins 
          of the word Michigan 
         P1.1

Tuesday, January 23
1. News
2. Download textbook  http://tinyurl.com/CLsocialstudies
4. Introductions
5. 
The Basics: Longitude Vs Latitude, 83 Counties, What's underfoot? and the Lakes
    **LT: I will be able to explain the origins 
          of the word Michigan 
         P1.1