THIS WEEK                                             (Bold print indicates assignment and/or assessment is for a letter grade.)

Monday 5/21/18 (Day 1 of Lesson)
  • Students will respond to a released iLEAP question identifying how a democracy best describes a government "by the people". 
  • Students will be shown a copy of Watership Down by Richard Adams.
  • Students will be provided a background on the DVD Watership Down portraying the journey of a group of rabbits that was forced to flee their warren to escape totalitarianism in the hopes of establishing freedom and democracy.
  • Teacher will pause the DVD Watership Down at certain points and relate it to prior knowledge that was studied in previous lessons on the establishment of government.
  • While viewing the DVD Watership Down, students will construct a graphic organizer citing examples of totalitarian government and compare them to examples of American democracy.
  • Students will summarize the totalitarianism observed in the DVD Watership Down, add their own thoughts about how society would be under such conditions, and construct a clarifying statement or question for discussion.
Tuesday 5/22/18 (Day 2 of Lesson)
  • Students will respond to a released iLEAP question identifying how a democracy best describes a government "by the people". 
  • Students will be shown a copy of Watership Down by Richard Adams.
  • Students will be provided a background on the DVD Watership Down portraying the journey of a group of rabbits that was forced to flee their warren to escape totalitarianism in the hopes of establishing freedom and democracy.
  • Teacher will pause the DVD Watership Down at certain points and relate it to prior knowledge that was studied in previous lessons on the establishment of government.
  • While viewing the DVD Watership Down, students will construct a graphic organizer citing examples of totalitarian government and compare them to examples of American democracy.
  • Students will summarize the totalitarianism observed in the DVD Watership Down, add their own thoughts about how society would be under such conditions, and construct a clarifying statement or question for discussion.
Wednesday 5/23/18 (Day 3 of Lesson)
  • Students will respond to a released iLEAP question identifying how a democracy best describes a government "by the people". 
  • Students will be shown a copy of Watership Down by Richard Adams.
  • Students will be provided a background on the DVD Watership Down portraying the journey of a group of rabbits that was forced to flee their warren to escape totalitarianism in the hopes of establishing freedom and democracy.
  • Teacher will pause the DVD Watership Down at certain points and relate it to prior knowledge that was studied in previous lessons on the establishment of government.
  • While viewing the DVD Watership Down, students will construct a graphic organizer citing examples of totalitarian government and compare them to examples of American democracy.
  • Students will summarize the totalitarianism observed in the DVD Watership Down, add their own thoughts about how society would be under such conditions, and construct a clarifying statement or question for discussion.
Thursday 5/24/18 (Day 4 of Lesson)
  • Students will respond to a released iLEAP question identifying how a democracy best describes a government "by the people". 
  • Students will be shown a copy of Watership Down by Richard Adams.
  • Students will be provided a background on the DVD Watership Down portraying the journey of a group of rabbits that was forced to flee their warren to escape totalitarianism in the hopes of establishing freedom and democracy.
  • Teacher will pause the DVD Watership Down at certain points and relate it to prior knowledge that was studied in previous lessons on the establishment of government.
  • While viewing the DVD Watership Down, students will construct a graphic organizer citing examples of totalitarian government and compare them to examples of American democracy.
  • Students will summarize the totalitarianism observed in the DVD Watership Down, add their own thoughts about how society would be under such conditions, and construct a clarifying statement or question for discussion.
Friday 5/25/18
  • Have A Great Summer!





LAST WEEK                                            (Bold print indicates assignment and/or assessment is for a letter grade.)

Monday 5/14/18 (Day 3 of Lesson)
  • Students will respond to a released iLEAP question describing how few legal and political freedoms were guaranteed to black Americans as the final outcome of Reconstruction.
  • Students will view a clip on Discovery Education explaining the events that occurred in the period of Reconstruction just after the Civil War.
  • Students will read pp. 500-520 in Chapter 17 "Reconstruction" and respond to higher order questions on the key concepts addressed in the reading.
  • Students will complete an activity contrasting the differences between the plans for Presidential Reconstruction and the plans for Congressional Reconstruction following the Civil War.
  • Students will complete an activity identifying the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments and explain how they impacted society during Reconstruction.
  • Students will define freedom, explain why it is necessary to have laws in order for people to live in true freedom, and describe how this concept relates to the period of Reconstruction.
Tuesday 5/15/18 (Day 4 of Lesson)
  • Students will respond to a released iLEAP question describing how few legal and political freedoms were guaranteed to black Americans as the final outcome of Reconstruction.
  • Students will view a clip on Discovery Education explaining the events that occurred in the period of Reconstruction just after the Civil War.
  • Students will read pp. 500-520 in Chapter 17 "Reconstruction" and respond to higher order questions on the key concepts addressed in the reading.
  • Students will complete an activity contrasting the differences between the plans for Presidential Reconstruction and the plans for Congressional Reconstruction following the Civil War.
  • Students will complete an activity identifying the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments and explain how they impacted society during Reconstruction.
  • Students will define freedom, explain why it is necessary to have laws in order for people to live in true freedom, and describe how this concept relates to the period of Reconstruction.
Wednesday 5/16/18 (Day 1 of Lesson)
  • Students will respond to a released iLEAP question identifying how a democracy best describes a government "by the people". 
  • Students will be shown a copy of George Orwell's Animal Farm.
  • Students will be provided a background on the DVD Animal Farm portraying the establishment of a totalitarian government by pigs once the animals on a farm overthrow and exile the farmer in a revolution of liberation.
  • Teacher will pause the DVD Animal Farm at certain points and relate it to prior knowledge that was studied in previous lessons on the establishment of government.
  • While viewing the DVD Animal Farm, students will construct a graphic organizer citing examples of totalitarian government and compare them to examples of American democracy.
  • Students will summarize the totalitarianism observed in the DVD Animal Farm, add their own thoughts about how society would be under such conditions, and construct a clarifying statement or question for discussion.
Thursday 5/17/18 (Day 2 of Lesson)
  • Students will respond to a released iLEAP question identifying how a democracy best describes a government "by the people". 
  • Students will be shown a copy of George Orwell's Animal Farm.
  • Students will be provided a background on the DVD Animal Farm portraying the establishment of a totalitarian government by pigs once the animals on a farm overthrow and exile the farmer in a revolution of liberation.
  • Teacher will pause the DVD Animal Farm at certain points and relate it to prior knowledge that was studied in previous lessons on the establishment of government.
  • While viewing the DVD Animal Farm, students will construct a graphic organizer citing examples of totalitarian government and compare them to examples of American democracy.
  • Students will summarize the totalitarianism observed in the DVD Animal Farm, add their own thoughts about how society would be under such conditions, and construct a clarifying statement or question for discussion.
Friday 5/18/18 (Day 3 of Lesson)
  • Students will respond to a released iLEAP question identifying how a democracy best describes a government "by the people". 
  • Students will be shown a copy of George Orwell's Animal Farm.
  • Students will be provided a background on the DVD Animal Farm portraying the establishment of a totalitarian government by pigs once the animals on a farm overthrow and exile the farmer in a revolution of liberation.
  • Teacher will pause the DVD Animal Farm at certain points and relate it to prior knowledge that was studied in previous lessons on the establishment of government.
  • While viewing the DVD Animal Farm, students will construct a graphic organizer citing examples of totalitarian government and compare them to examples of American democracy.
  • Students will summarize the totalitarianism observed in the DVD Animal Farm, add their own thoughts about how society would be under such conditions, and construct a clarifying statement or question for discussion.