Classwork and Homework 2016-2017May 23-June 8Homework: Notebook check Tuesday, May 30th (A Day) and Wednesday, May 31st (B Days)May 19/221. Warm Up: Map of U.S.--powerpoint4. Begin recruitment poster (directions in ppt!)Homework: Finish recruitment posterMay 17/18 (A Day)--1st, 2nd, 7th, and 8th blocks1. Warm Up: What does a country need to win a war?--powerpoint2. Color graphs3. Answer questions using graphsHomework: NoneMay 16 (B Day)1. Warm Up: Create "slavery spectrum"--powerpoint2. Simulation/discussion/video clips: How did the North and South compromise on slavery before the war?3. Create political cartoon*video clips from The Abolitionists--available on amazonHomework: finish political cartoon (directions in ppt!)May 15 (A Day)1. Warm Up: Visual Discovery--powerpoint2. Prepare for press conference on the eve of the Civil War3. Press conference--chart4. Begin letter to Abe LincolnHomework: Finish letter (directions in ppt!)May 12 (B Day)English SOLMay 11 (A Day)1. Warm Up: Create "slavery spectrum"--powerpoint2. Simulation/discussion/video clips: How did the North and South compromise on slavery before the war?3. Create political cartoon*video clips from The Abolitionists--available on amazonHomework: finish political cartoon (directions in ppt!)May 9/101. Warm Up: Use spokes diagrams to fill in chart--powerpoint2. View spokes diagrams, fill in other side of North/South info and chart3. Review differences between north and south5. Line up: most for slavery, most against slaveryHomework: North/South diagrams (directions in ppt!)May 5/81. Warm Up: What is a civil war?--powerpoint2. Video clip: Why would people in the same country fight against each other?3. In groups: Create spokes diagram of one region--North/South info and chartHomework: NoneMay 3/41. Warm Up: Abolitionist poster--powerpoint2. Read Aloud: Frederick Douglass4. Read poem5. Begin writing poemHomework: Finish poemMay 1/21. Warm Up: Slavery Memorial--powerpoint3. Begin journal entryHomework: finish journal entryApril 27/281. Warm Up: What is slavery?--powerpoint2. Read aloud/pictures: Middle Passage (if you were absent, just look it up!)3. Video clip4. Begin rat observationHomework: Finish rat observation (directions in ppt!)April 25/262. In groups: Read about a women's suffrage leader--Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone, Sojourner Truth, Susan B Anthony, Grimke Sisters3. Create sensory figureHomework: None!April 21/241. Warm Up: Native American land map--powerpoint2. Discuss Indian Removal3. Simulation: How would the Cherokee and Seminole feel about Indian Removal?4. Read/look at paints of Trail of Tears--reading5. Read Legend of the Cherokee Rose6. Begin memorialHomework: finish memorialApril 19/201. Warm Up: Dos and Don'ts for pioneers--powerpoint2. Prepare for mini-dramas--pioneer women, Chinese Americans, African Americans, Cowboys, Forty Niners3. Perform mini-dramas4. Begin poemHomework: finish poemApril 17/181. Warm Up: Manifest Destiny painting--powerpoint2. In groups: look at placards, fill in dangers on the Oregon Trail--map3. Discuss dangers on the trail4. Create "Danger Sign"Homework: Finish danger sign (directions in ppt)Spring Break!!April 5/61. Warm Up: What is the furthest west you've traveled?--powerpoint2. Video Clip: The West4. Video: America the Story of UsHomework: NoneApril 3/41. Warm Up: Study!--powerpoint2. Take Test3. Work on Westward Expansion Title Page (directions in ppt!)Homework: Finish title pageMarch 30/311. Warm Up: Presidents review--powerpoint2. How did Hamilton die?3. Work on study guides4. GrungeballHomework: Test on Monday (A Days) and Tuesday (B Days), study guide due on test day! Let me know if you have any questions about the study guide :)March 28/291. Warm Up: Jefferson or Hamilton?--powerpoint3. Begin "Time: Person of the Year"4. Pass out study guideHomework: Test on Monday (A Days) and Tuesday (B Days), study guide due on test day, finish "person of the year"March 24/271. Warm Up: Use visual to fill in your side of the chart--powerpoint2. View other half of visuals, fill in chart3. Go over chart4. Read quotes, decide if it is Jefferson or HamiltonHomework: None!March 22/231. Warm Up: Jefferson and Hamilton--powerpoint3. Create "visual representation"Homework: None (unless you haven't finished your visual metaphor or govt vocab!)March 20/212. Discuss 3 branches of government--chart3. 3 branches game4. Work on visual metaphorHomework: Finish metaphorMarch 16/171. Warm Up: Make name tags--powerpoint2. Prepare for Convention/build alliances3. Hold Convention4. Vote5. DebriefHomework: NoneMarch 10/131. Warm Up: Compromises--powerpoint2. Class Discussion/Notes: Compromises at the ConventionHomework: write convention speechMarch 8/91. Warm Up: Articles of Confederation Review--powerpoint2. Class discussion/pictures: Constitutional Convention--notes3. Begin Invitation (directions in ppt!)4. Movie: A More Perfect Union: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsiPJDvV7gIHomework: None!March 6/71. Warm Up: What type of govt would the founding fathers want?--powerpoint2. In groups: Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation--chart and placecards3. Go over chart4. T-chart: Old rules, new rulesHomework: NoneMarch 2/31. Warm Up: What is government?--powerpoint2. In groups: prepare for press conference3. Press Conference4. Begin letter to a founding fatherHomework: finish letter (directions in ppt!)Feb 28/March 11. Warm Up: 5 minutes to study2. Take test3. Begin early government title pageHomework: finish title pageFeb 24/27Review Day! A Days: Grungeball, B Days: Johnny TremainHomework: study guide due next class, test next class!Feb 22/231. Warm Up: Treaty of Paris--powerpoint2. Set up timelines--instructions3. Timeline work timeHomework: Finish timeline, Revolutionary War Test Tuesday (A Days) and Wednesday (B Days)--study guideFeb 17/211. Warm Up: Why is each army fighting?--powerpoint2. Tug of War3. Debrief tug of war4. Read about each army/teach each other--chart5. ParagraphHomework: NoneFeb 15/161. Warm Up: Who's who?--powerpoint2. Perform skits/fill in chart/listen to songsHomework: None!Feb 13/141. Warm Up: Battle Paintings--powerpoint2. Create battle skitsHomework: None!Feb 9/101. Warm Up: Join or Die--powerpoint2. Read Aloud: Let it Begin Here3. Notes: Dec of Ind4. Discuss key philosophies5. Begin picturesHomework: NoneFeb 7/81. Warm Up: Review of events of colonial rebellion--powerpoint2. Explain editorial instrucitons3. In pairs: complete prewrite4. Individually: write rough draft and final copyHomework: Notebook check Thursday (A Days) and Friday (B Days); finish editorialFeb 3/61. Warm Up: Revolution--powerpoint2. Class discussion: what are the different perspectives of rebellion?Homework: Notebook check Thursday (A Days) and Friday (B Days)!Feb 1/21. Warm Up: Your historical figure--powerpoint2. Finish unrest station3. Discuss/video clips of events causing unrestHomework: Start looking over notebook--notebook check at the end of next week!Jan 30/311. Warm Up: which situation causes the most unrest?--powerpoint2. Stations: Colonial UnrestHomework: NoneJan 25/261. Warm Up: King George III--powerpoint2. Taxation w/o Representation3. Revolution VocabHomework: Finish vocabJan 17/181. Warm Up: Is war justified?--powerpoint2. French and Indian War reading and questions3. Revolutionary War songsHomework: Finish vocabJan 13/161. Final colonies assessmentHomework: Finish Revolutionary War Title PageJan 11/121. Warm Up: Look over notebook2. In groups: social classes in the colonies3. Grungeball 2.0Homework: Begin preparing for final colonies assessment. We will complete the final draft on Friday (A Days) and Tuesday (B Days).Jan 9/101. Warm Up: What does "freedom" mean to you?2. Notes: Power Triangle3. Class Meeting: make 3 new rules4. Compare class with history5. Read Aloud: Anne Hutchinson's WayHomework: Begin preparing for final colonies assessmentJan 5/61. Warm Up: Colonial Regions--powerpoint3. Begin Journal EntryHomework: Finish Journal Entry (directions in ppt)Jan 3/41. Warm Up: Colonies Review--powerpoint2. Brochures Gallery Walk--handout3. Compare/Contrast 3 colonial regions4. Begin picturesHomework: Finish pictures (directions in ppt)Dec 20/211. Warm Up: Find your materials and get started!2. Finish brochures/watch movie: We Shall Remain: After the MayflowerHomework: Have a good winter break!Dec 16/191. Warm Up: Facts about your colony--powerpoint2. Work on brochuresHomework: None!Dec 14/152. In groups: Read Information about your colony3. Create a persuasive brochureHomework: None!Dec 12/132. Look at paintings/discuss--reading3. Create "facial features"4. Video: America the Story of UsHomework: Finish "facial features" and vocabDec 8/91. Warm Up: Why did settlers come to America?--powerpoint2. Video Clip: Roanoke Island4. Begin Roanoke DiagramHomework: Finish DiagramDec 6/71. Warm Up: Review for test--powerpoint2. Take test3. Work on 13 Colonies title pageHomework: Finish title page (directions in ppt)Dec 2/51. Warm Up: Pros and cons of exploration--powerpoint2. Paragraph: Was exploration worth it?3. Work on Menu Project4. GrungeballNov 30/Dec 12. Geography Bee3. Introduce Exploration Menu Project3. Pass out study guideHomework: Exploration Test AND menu project due Dec 6th (A Days) and 7th(B Days)Nov 28/29Field Trip! Students who are here will watch America Before ColumbusHomework: NoneNov 21/221. Warm Up: Where have we been/where are we going?--powerpoint3. In groups: read explorer biographies, answer questions4. Create historical headHomework: None!Nov 15/161. Warm Up: Different versions of history--powerpoint2. Finish Trial3. Begin trial write upHomework: finish trial write upNov 11/141. Warm Up: Share ship logs--powerpoint2. Class Discussion: Columbus3. Video Clip4. Reading: Columbus5. Prepare for trialHomework: None!Nov 9/101. Warm Up: Marco Polo--powerpoint2. In groups: Would you explore?3. Present decision to the class4. Notes: Motivations and Obstacles5. Begin ship logHomework: finish ship logOct 27-Nov 21. Warm Up: Election Updates: powerpoint2. Work on Native American ProjectsHomework: Notebook check Thursday, Nov 3rd (A Days) and Friday Nov 4th (B Days)Oct 25/261. Warm Up: Johnny Jocca Intro--powerpoint2. Project work timeHomework: None!Oct 21/241. Warm Up: Recycled materials--powerpoint2. Short video: At the winter ice camp3. Discuss igloo construction4. Introduce Native American Culture Project5. Project work timeHomework: Bring in a book or article about your tribe!Oct 19/201. Warm Up: Share diaries--powerpoint2. Vocab: Resources3. In groups: Design a Netsilik Sled4. Share sled designs5. Video: How the Netsilik build a sledHomework: Diagram the reuse of materialsOct 14/171. Warm Up: Arctic Animal--powerpoint2. Discuss Netsilik migration pattern3. Read Aloud: Antler and Fang4. Create a plan for hunting caribouHomework: None!Oct 12/131. Warm Up: Cultural Traits of the Netsilik--powerpoint2. Video: Fishing at the Stone Weir: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-cYeWjQsOE3. Create Storyboard4. Begin reading "The Arctic"Homework: Finish Storyboard; Read "The Arctic," write 5 facts about the Arctic environment on page 22 of your notebook.Oct 7/111. Warm Up: What is Culture?--powerpoint2. Class Discussion: What is your culture?3. Introduce Netsilik Culture--notesHomework: Archaeology project due Wed (A Days) and Thurs (B Days)Oct 5/61. Warm Up: Oldest artifacts?--powerpoint2. Video: When did the first humans arrive?--https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9ZufQDYEJE3. Go over video questions4. Create visual describing how and when the first humans arrived in AmericaHomework: Project due Wed, Oct 12 (A Days) and Thursday, Oct 13 (B Days); Finish visual--instructionsOct 3/4 (1st block skip this!)1. Warm Up: What's in the bag?--powerpoint2. Discuss archaeology3. Brainstorm: artifacts in 20164. Paragraph: what do these artifacts tell us about life in 2016?5. Introduce archaeology project: Trash Project (block 7) Trash/Survival Project (blocks 2, 3, 4, 5, 8)Homework: Finish paragraph, Project due Wednesday Oct 12 (A Days) and Thursday Oct 13 (B Days)Sept 29/301. Warm Up: Study!--powerpoint2. Geography Test3. Work on title pageHomework: Finish title page, brochure due Monday (A Days) and Tuesday (B Days)!Sept 27/281. Warm Up: vocab pictures--powerpoint2. Go over geography vocab4. GRUNGEBALL!!5. If time: Read Aloud--The Camping Trip that Changed AmericaHomework:--Test on Thursday (A Days) and Friday (B Days)--completed study guide--Travel brochure due Monday (A Days) and Tuesday (B Days) -- brochure instructions -- brochure instructions 5th blockSept 23/261. Warm Up: Geographic Regions Detective2. Introduce Travel Brochure3. Work timeHomework:Geography Test Thursday Sept 29th (A Days) and Friday Sept 30th (B Days)Travel Brochure due Oct 3rd (A Days), Oct 4th (B Days)Sept 21/221. Warm Up: Study for quiz2. Take quiz4. In groups: Create a river communityHomework: Start studying geographic regions!Sept 19/202. In groups: Look at pictures, guess your region3. Share your region, take notes4. Map Game!Homework: NoneSept 15/161. Warm Up: Continents and Oceans Quiz--powerpoint2. Mountains brainstorm3. Mountains notes/ pictures4. Mountain songs5. Begin hikers journalHomework: finish hikers journal!Sept 13/142. Color continents and oceans map3. Continents and oceans review questions4. Map game!Homework: Continents and oceans quiz next class!Sept 9/121. Warm Up: 6th Grade--powerpoint2. Class Discussion: What do historians do?3. Begin personal timelinesHomework: Finish timelineSept 7/8
1. Warm Up: Why study history?--powerpoint2. Class Discussion-History
3. Notebook setup4. Begin Timelines--brainstorm
Homework: Finish brainstorming "Five Events"
1. Warm Up: Think back to 5th grade--powerpoint
2. Write hopes and goals for 6th grade--goals handout
3. Create Class Rules
4. Human Knot
Aug 31/Sept 1
1. Warm Up: Make nametags--powerpoint
2. Reminder of procedures
3. Share nametags
4. Go over "Interactive Notebook Guidelines"
Homework: get "Interactive Notebook Guidelines" signed.
1. Warm Up: Dot Game--powerpoint2. Introductions
3. Name Game
4. Go over Course Overview
Homework: Get course overview signed