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  • Quarter 1 Nine Week Plan (September 8th- October 29th)

    First week: Get to know you activities and Schoology practice through Geography mini-lessons

    Reconstruction Unit:

    • Reconstruction policies and their impact
    • Reconstruction Amendments
    • Influential people of the Reconstruction Era

    Westward Expansion Unit:

    • Reasons for Increased Westward Expansion
    • Climate and Geography of the Great Plains
    • Inventions and adaptations that impacted life on the Great Plains
    • Impact of Westward Expansion on Native Americans

     

    Quarter 2 Nine Week Plan (November 4th-January 15th)

    • Wrap up Westward Expansion unit (if needed)

    Immigration:

    • Why did immigrants come to the United States during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s? What pushed or pulled them out of their home country?
    • What was life like for immigrants once they arrived?
    • How were immigrants discriminated against?

    Big Business:

    • What caused industries to grow?
    • How did cities grow during this time?
    • Captains of Industries
    • Negative impacts of the growth of cities and industries

    Progressive Era:

    • How were workplace conditions improved?
    • Women’s Suffrage
    • Impacts of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois
    • Temperance Movement and their fight against the use of alcohol