US History Honors Calendar

05/14/2018
Objective:students will review for the Semester Exam.
Concept Development:
Introduction (Warm Up):None
Review:
Activities, Assessments, Etc...:
Homework:Study for the Semester Exam
Closure:
05/08/2018
Objective:Students will identify key events in the early years of the Cold War
Concept Development:Analysis of Cold War
Introduction (Warm Up):What steps did the United States take to eliminate the spread of communism around the world? List at least three things.
Review:WWII and Cold War
Activities, Assessments, Etc...:
Homework:Unit Test Thursday. Chapters 24-27.
Closure:
05/04/2018
Objective:Students will analyze the historical importance of the Berlin Wall during the Cold War.
Concept Development:Cold War
Introduction (Warm Up):What can individual citizens do to protect the rights of all people?
Review:Aftermath of WWII.
Activities, Assessments, Etc...:
Homework:Unit Test will be next Thursday. Chapters 24-27.
Closure:
05/02/2018
Objective:Students will analyze the historical importance of the Berlin Wall during the Cold War.
Concept Development:
Introduction (Warm Up):How did the United States fight the the spread of communism abroad? How did it fight at home?
Review:
Activities, Assessments, Etc...:
Homework:Unit Test will be next Week. Chapters 24-27.
Closure:
04/30/2018
Objective:Students will analyze America's actions during World War II.
Concept Development:
Introduction (Warm Up):Identify 5 things you know about the Cold War.
Review:WWII, Cold War
Activities, Assessments, Etc...:
Homework:Chapter 26 Questions
Closure:
04/26/2018
Objective:Students will analyze America's actions during World War II.
Concept Development:
Introduction (Warm Up):Identify an argument in support of and against the following statement.
The United States government should have the power to limit the rights of citizens temporarily during times of war.
Review:Causes for American involvement in World War I vs. causes for American involvement in World War II.
Activities, Assessments, Etc...:
Homework:None
Closure:
04/24/2018
Objective:Students will analyze America's attempts at remaining neutral as the world engaged in World War II.
Concept Development:
Introduction (Warm Up):Should the United States engage in trade with nations at war? Explain why or why not.
Review:Causes for American involvement in World War I vs. causes for American involvement in World War II.
Activities, Assessments, Etc...:
  • Warm Up: Found Above
  • Chapter 24
  • Ticket out the door: What actions (laws) did the United States make to help the United States stay out of World War II and why were those actions taken?: Answer this questions on a half sheet.
Homework:None
Closure:Ticket out the door
04/18/2018
Objective:Students will analyze New Deal programs and summarize the government's role in society during the 1930s.
Concept Development:CCOT
Introduction (Warm Up):What kind of actions should a government take to help its people financially in a time of need?
Review:
Activities, Assessments, Etc...:
Homework:Study for the Unit Test
Closure:Which of FDR's New Deal programs was most beneficial in helping America during the Great Depression?
04/16/2018
Objective:Students will analyze New Deal programs and summarize the government's social role during the 1930s.
Concept Development:CCOT
Introduction (Warm Up):How did the government's involvement in people's lives change in the 1930s?
Review:
Activities, Assessments, Etc...:
  • Warm Up: Found Above
  • New Deal Programs: Students will present their New Deal programs while the class takes notes.
  • Unit Review
Homework:Unit 6 Test on Friday
Closure:
04/12/2018
Objective:Students will identify the causes of the Great Depression and the actions taken by the government to help Americans persevere.
Concept Development:Great Depression
Introduction (Warm Up):If you were a wealthy business owner, would you operate your company at a loss in order to help the American economy in a time of need?
Review:
Activities, Assessments, Etc...:
Homework:New Deal Program Group Research and Report
Closure:
04/10/2018
Objective:Students will identify the causes of the Great Depression and the actions taken by the government to help Americans persevere.
Concept Development:Great Depression
Introduction (Warm Up):To what lengths would you go to feed your family?
Review:
Activities, Assessments, Etc...:
Homework:None
Closure:
04/06/2018
Objective:Students will study the 1920s to identify how the politics of the period led to changes in society.
Concept Development:Identify how politics shaped the ethnic foundation of the United states between 1924-1965.
Introduction (Warm Up):How might rural and urban areas change as more and more families acquire automobiles?
Review:Unit 6
Activities, Assessments, Etc...:
Homework:

Chapter 21 Key Terms:


Define the Key Terms from Chapter 21

Prohibition

Speakeasies

Bootleggers

Fundamentalism

Scopes Trial

Flapper

Marcus Garvey

UNIA (Not identified in text as a key term)

Harlem Renaissance


Closure:1929: Black Friday: A Stock-Market Crash and Its Consequences
04/04/2018
Objective:Students will study the 1920s to identify how the politics of the period led to changes in society.
Concept Development:Identify how politics shaped the ethnic foundation of the United states between 1924-1965.
Introduction (Warm Up):Should city or state workers have a responsibility to not go on strike?
Review:Start of Unit 6
Activities, Assessments, Etc...:
  • Warm Up: Found Above
  • Unit 6 covers the years 1920-1940, with a group of 4, make a timeline of 6 events from the time period using nothing but your memory.
  • Class discussion of the era. Students will share some of their events and the class will discuss the events identified.
  • Chapter 20 Notes
  • Page 636, Main Ideas#1-4 (Chapter 20 Textbook PDF)
Homework:Page 636, Main Ideas#1-4 (Chapter 20 Textbook PDF)
Closure:
03/23/2018
Objective:Students will complete the Unit 5 Test covering 1900-1920s
Concept Development:
Introduction (Warm Up):Should the US government be in the business of protecting American social values and traditions? If yes, what is the potential cost? If not, why?
Review:
Activities, Assessments, Etc...:
Homework:None
Closure:
03/21/2018
Objective:Students will describe America's actions in World War I.
Concept Development:Progressivism, Imperialism, World War I
Introduction (Warm Up):Are individual liberties or the public good more important? Explain
Review:Unit 5 Review
Activities, Assessments, Etc...:
Homework:World War I Brochure: Due Friday
Closure:Is it right for America to go to war to make the world "safe for democracy?"
03/19/2018
Objective:Students will describe America's actions in World War I.
Concept Development:World War I
Introduction (Warm Up):How did America contribute to World War I before and after declaring war on Germany in 1917?
Review:Gilded Age, Progressivism, and Imperialism Links
Activities, Assessments, Etc...:
Homework:World War I Brochure, Unit test on Friday.
Closure:Is it right for America to go to war to make the world "safe for democracy?"
03/15/2018
Objective:Students will describe America's actions in World War I.
Concept Development:World War I
Introduction (Warm Up):When should the U.S. intervene in the affairs of another country?
Review:Gilded Age, Progressivism, and Imperialism Links
Activities, Assessments, Etc...:
Homework:Chapter 19 Assignment
Closure:Is it right for America to go to war to make the world "safe for democracy?"
03/13/2018
Objective:Students will learn about the Progressive Movement at the beginning of the 20th century.
Concept Development:Progressivism and Imperialism
Introduction (Warm Up):Does the United States have a duty to fight for freedom in neighboring countries?
Review:Gilded Age, Progressivism, and Imperialism Links
Activities, Assessments, Etc...:
  • Warm Up: Introduction Above
  • Chapter 18: Review the chapter with the class.
  • America as a World Power: Students will develop a three-column chart that describes how Theodore Roosevelt, Howard Taft, and Woodrow Wilson dealt with diplomacy. They will describe their approaches to diplomacy in writing, identify where they had an effect internationally and create an image to display that president's approach to international diplomacy.
Homework:Page 575, Alternative Assessment #1
Closure:America Claims an Empire (Visual on Page 574)
03/09/2018
Objective:Students will learn about the Progressive Movement at the beginning of the 20th century.
Concept Development:Progressivism and Imperialism
Introduction (Warm Up):What are the four goals of the Progressive Movement?
Review:Imperialism Review
Activities, Assessments, Etc...:
  • Warm up
  • Unit 4 Test
  • Chapter 18: Review the chapter with the class.
Homework:Chapter 17 Take Home Quiz
Closure:Closure at the end of Unit 5
03/07/2018
Objective:Students will learn about the Progressive Movement at the beginning of the 20th century.
Daily Activities:
Homework:Chapter 18: Imperialism and America & The Spanish-American WarIn Favor of Imperialism
Files:Chapter 18: Imperialism and America & The Spanish-American WarIn Favor of Imperialism
Reminders:
03/05/2018
Objective:Students will learn about the Progressive Movement at the beginning of the 20th century.
Daily Activities:
Homework:Complete The Origins of Progressivism/Women in Public Life and review Chapter 17 at home.
Files:Chapter 17The Origins of Progressivism/Women in Public Life
Reminders:
03/01/2018
Objective:Unit 4 Test
Daily Activities:
  • Warm-Up: Review Unit 4 Content on your own
  • Unit 4 Test
Homework:
Files:
Reminders:
02/26/2018
Objective:Gilded Age Review
Daily Activities:
  • Unit 4 Study Guide: Students are to complete the study guide in preparation for the Unit 4 test next class.
  • Review of Unit 4
Homework:Study for the Unit 4 Test
Files:Unit 4 Study Guide
Reminders:Unit 4 Test next class.
02/22/2018
Objective:Students will describe the changing society around the turn of 19th century.
Daily Activities:
  • Warm-Up: In three sentences, describe what life was like during the Gilded Age for the following groups: farmers, industrial workers, and wealthy business owners.
  • Go over the Immigrant v. Nativist assignment from last class.
  • Chapter 16 Notes
  • Unit 4 Study Guide: Students may work on this study guid for the remainder of class.
Homework:Unit 4 Test moved to next Thursday, March 1.
Files:Immigrant v. NativistUnit 4 Study Guide
Reminders:
02/20/2018
Objective:Students will describe the political changes of the Gilded Age.
Daily Activities:
  • Warm-Up: What kind of things can a government or its people do to reduce corruption in the government?
  • Chapter 15
  • Immigrant v. Nativist: Students will review the documents and answer the question following each document.
Homework:Complete Immigrant v. Nativist at home if not completed in class.
Files:
Reminders:
02/13/2018
Objective:Students will describe the Gilded Age
Daily Activities:
  • Warm-Up: Around the turn of the twentieth century, America became an industrial giant. What factors contributed to the industrial growth of the United States?
  • Chapter 14 Notes
  • A New Industrial Age
Homework:A New Industrial Age
Files:
Reminders:
02/05/2018
Objective:Students will describe the rise of Populism in the late nineteenth century.
Daily Activities:
  • Warm-Up: Why might the United States government print more money to be added to the money supply (money in circulation)? Why might the government reduce the money supply?
  • The History of Paper Money: The Gold Standard
  • Finish Chapter 13
  • Page 432 Main Ideas: #7-8
  • Story of Us
Homework:None
Files:
Reminders:
01/30/2018
Objective:Students will describe the settlement of the West.
Daily Activities:
Homework:If you intend on retaking the Chapter 11 or Chapter 12 Quiz, you must complete a Chapter Review Timeline first.
Files:Chapter 13 NotesCultures Clash on the Prairie 
Reminders:
01/26/2018
Objective:Students will describe the settlement of the West.
Daily Activities:
Homework:Complete the Cultures Clash on the Prairie assignment if not completed in class.
Files:Chapter 13 NotesCultures Clash on the Prairie 
Reminders:
01/24/2018
Objective:Students will describe the settlement of the West.
Daily Activities:
  • Warm-Up: In the latter half of the nineteenth century, settlement of the western United States began. People were not easily convinced to risk their lives to travel west. What do you think would promote people to move west? What would it take for you to consider moving to the West if you were alive between 1860-1900?
  • Reconstruction DBQ: As a class, students will look through this DBQ and analyze the documents. Students will explain what information is presented in each document and then provide analysis for each document. Students will describe and analyze the final document, document D, on their own.
  • Chapter 13
Homework:
Files:
Reminders:Timeline of the West coming up!
01/22/2018
Objective:Students will identify the collapse of Reconstruction
Daily Activities:
  • Warm-Up: Do you feel that the United States was prepared in the 1860s and 1870s to provide equality for all?
  • Chapter 12 Notes: Complete the remaining sections.
  • Reconstruction DBQ
Homework:Chapter 12 Text: Page 402, Main Ideas #2, 3, 4, 5, & 6.
Files:Chapter 12Reconstruction DBQ
Reminders:
01/18/2018
Objective:Students will identify and explain the primary goals of Reconstruction and determine why it failed.
Daily Activities:
  • Warm-Up: What goals should the government set to reconstruct the South?
  • Student Survey for Teacher Instruction 2017-2018 Rawlins
  • Reconstruction Introduction Questions: Students will work in groups of 3-4 to answer the questions before starting today's lesson.
  • Chapter 12, Section 1 Notes
  • Start working on your homework if you have extra time: Read through Chapter 12, Section 1 and record the major features of Lincoln's Plan for Reconstruction, Johnson's Plan, and Congressional Reconstruction.
Homework:Chapter 12 Text: Read through Chapter 12, Section 1 and record the major features of Lincoln's Plan for Reconstruction, Johnson's Plan, and Congressional Reconstruction.
Files:Reconstruction Introduction QuestionsChapter 12
Reminders:
01/16/2018
Objective:Students will explain the causes and outcomes of the Civil War.
Daily Activities:
  • Warm Up: Identify three different ways the Emancipation Proclamation affected the Civil War?
  • Gettysburg DBQ: Students will Answer the questions for Documents A-D.
  • Chapter 11 Quiz
Homework:None
Files:Gettysburg DBQ
Reminders:
01/11/2018
Objective:Students will explain the causes and outcomes of the Civil War.
Daily Activities:
  • Warm Up: In 1864, General Sherman led his men into Georgia and instructed them to destroy and pillage. How would this tactic help the Union defeat the Confederacy?
  • Civil war Journal: Students may work on this assignment. It is due next class.
Homework:Civil War Journal due next class.
Files:Civil War Journal
Reminders:
01/09/2018
Objective:Students will explain the causes and outcomes of the Civil War.
Daily Activities:
Homework:None
Files:
Reminders:You will have a quiz on Chapter 11 soon!