Mr. Gigliotti's United States History | Social Studies | Parma Senior High School | Parma, Ohio
   

 
           
 


Your Journey Through U.S. History Starts Here!

America the Story of US: Rebels



LiveBinder Tabs & Assignments  LiveBinder Instructions (PDF)

  The American Revolution Binder

  Tab #1: Learning Targets

  Tab #2: The French and Indian War Begins! (White - Parts 1, 2, & 3)

  Tab #3: The French and Indian War (White - Parts 1, 2, 3, & 4)

    -----FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR ASSIGNMENTS DUE OCT. 12----

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    ****Patriot's Pen Activity DUE WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 17******

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  Tab #4: Loyalists vs. Patriots (White - Parts 1 & 2)

  Tab #5: Pontiac's Rebellion & the Proclamation Line of 1763 
 
  Tab #6: The British Impose Troublesome Taxes

  Tab #7: The Crisis Heats Up!

  Tab #8: Trouble Over Tea 

  Tab #9: The Shot Heard Around The World! 

 



Listen to the Golden Voice Talk About History!

 

French & Indian War!

Patriots & Loyalists!

Pontiac's Rebellion & the  Proclamation of 1763!!

Sugar & Quartering Acts!

Stamp Act!

Townshend Acts & the Boston Massacre!

Tea Act, Boston Tea Party, & Intolerable Acts!

Lexington & Concord!

 


Download Presentations and Class Notes For This Section!

The French & Indian War

 

Road to Revolution Part I: Early Problems!

Road to Revolution Part II: Troublesome Taxes!

Road to Revolution Part III: Things Heat Up!

Road to Revolution Part IV: The Shot Heard Around the World!

 


Self Assessment Materials and Exit Slips


 
How well can you make history?

Learning Target: I can DETERMINE how the results of the French and Indian War led to the American Revolution.
 




Learning Target: I can DECIDE if I would have been a "Patriot" a "Loyalist" or someone who remained neutral during the American Revolution. 




Make Up Tests and Quizzes

What is History? Quiz

Early English Colonies Quiz

Colonial America Quiz


French and Indian War quiz



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Topics and Assignments (All Dates Subject to Adjustment)

 

 Monday, October 16, 2017  

 

 Topic: VFW Patriot's Pen Contest - America's Gift to My Generation Research and Prewriting

 

 Today's Goal:  Welcome back!  I hope everyone had a great weekend.  For the next two day's we will be taking a short break from our studies of the Causes of the American Revolution and participating in the VFW Patriot's Pen Contest.  The contest is open to all 8th grade students and is designed to promote patriotism and citizenship.  If selected, students can also win prizes for their essays.  We will have two days in class to complete and go over the essays.  We will be walking the students through the writing process which includes research, prewriting, drafting, and final editing steps. 

 

 Today's Assignments:

 

 1. Click on the link below to access the Patriot's Pen assignment.  Today you should complete Parts 1 and 2

     of the assignment.   

 

 Patriot's Pen Activity
 
Learning Target: I can COMPOSE a well written essay that includes a claim and 
 supporting evidence.


 
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 Tuesday, October 17, 2017

 

 Topic: VFW Patriot's Pen Contest  - Completing the Essay

 

 Today's Goal:  Today students work on Part 3 of the Patriot's Pen activity.  Students should compose a well

 written essay and have a peer proof their work.

 

 Today's Assignments:

 

 1. Click on the link below to access the Patriot's Pen assignment.  Today you should complete Parts 1 and 2

     of the assignment.   

 

 Patriot's Pen Activity
 
Learning Target: I can COMPOSE a well written essay that includes a claim and 
 supporting evidence.

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 Wednesday, October 18, 2017

 

 

 Topic: Causes of the American Revolution - Patriot's and Loyalists

 

 Today's Goal:  Today we will jump back into our LiveBinder work and continue to discuss the Causes of the American Revolution.  Students will engage in an interactive activity in order to understand the differences between "Patriots" and "Loyalists" during the American Revolution. 

 

  

1.  Click on the link below to access the assignments.  Complete parts 1 and 2 of the white assignment in

     your LiveBinder. 

 

  Loyalists vs. Patriots (white Parts 1 and 2)
 Learning Target: I can DECIDE if I would have been a "Loyalist," a "Patriot," or someone who
  remained neutral during the events which led to the American Revolution.

 

 

  

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

 

 Topic: Causes of the American Revolution - Patriots vs. Loyalists

 

 Today's Goal:  Today students will finish the Patriots vs. Loyalist activity.  We will also be watching parts of 

 America The Story of US Rebels to preview future information. 

 

 Today's Assignments:

 

 

1.  Click on the link below to access the assignments.  Complete parts 1 and 2 of the white assignment in

     your LiveBinder. 

 

  Loyalists vs. Patriots (white Parts 1 and 2)
  Learning Target: I can DECIDE if I would have been a "Loyalist," a "Patriot," or someone who
  remained neutral during the events which led to the American Revolution.

 

2.  Enjoy the video below.  Fast forward to the section past the 18 min. mark. 

 

 

 

 

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 Friday, October 20, 2017

 

 Topic: End of the 1st Quarter- No School

 

 Today's Goal:  Enjoy your weekend. 

 

 

Today's Assignments:

 

 Have a great 3 day weekend!

 

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