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Classroom Archives and Make-Up Work Connection - 4th Quarter 2016-2017!

 

 

Monday, March 27, 2017  

 

 Topic: Jackson As President - About Jackson

    

 Today's Goal:  Today students will begin working on the Jackson As President activity.  Students should complete

 part 1 of this assignment today.  Part 1 is an advanced organizer to help them understanding the presidency of

 Andrew Jackson.  They should also begin working on the Graphic organizer in Part 2.  Mr. G will be going over

 some information about Jackson's Democratic style.

 

 Andrew Jackson As President
 Learning Target: I can EVALUATE the success of Andrew Jackson's policies as president 
 based on his decisions while in office.

 
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 Tuesday, March 28, 2017

 

 *Shortened class period due to AIR Testing 

 

 Topic: Jackson As President  - The Spoils System and the Kitchen Cabinet

 

 Today's Goal:  Today students will continue to work on their Andrew Jackson Graphic organizer.  Mr. Gigliotti will

 be going over several events during Jackson's presidency. 

 

 Andrew Jackson As President
 Learning Target: I can EVALUATE the success of Andrew Jackson's policies as president 
 based on his decisions while in office.

 

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 Wednesday, March 29, 2017

 

   *Shortened class period due to AIR Testing 

  

Topic: Jackson As President - The Trail of Tears

    

 Today's Goal:  Today students should complete the Jackson As President assignment and begin working on Part

 1 of the Wake of Jackson activity.  The class will go over the Trail of Tears. 

 

  Andrew Jackson As President
  Learning Target: I can EVALUATE the success of Andrew Jackson's policies as president 
  based on his decisions while in office.

 

  In Jackson's Wake and The Rise Of The Modern Political Campaign
  Learning Target: I can COMPARE the political campaign strategies used in the Election
  of 1840 with the political campaign strategies used today in modern elections. 

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

 

 Topic: "Tippecanoe and Tyler Too!"  - The Presidents which followed Jackson!

 

 Today's Goal:  Today students complete any incomplete assignments including Part 1 of In the Wake of Jackson. 

 The class will go over the events which followed Andrew Jackson.  Students should also use the time to prepare

 for tomorrow's test over the Age of Jackson. 

 

  1.   Andrew Jackson As President
       Learning Target: I can EVALUATE the success of Andrew Jackson's policies as president 
       based on his decisions while in office.

 

  2.  Play the Kahoot Review Game as a class

 

  3 In Jackson's Wake and The Rise Of The Modern Political Campaign (Part 1 Only)
       Learning Target: I can COMPARE the political campaign strategies used in the Election
       of 1840 with the political campaign strategies used today in modern elections. 

 

    

  4. Study for the Age of Jackson test using Digital Flash Cards and Review Games!

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 Friday, March 31, 2017

 

Topic: The Age of Jackson - Quiz Day

 

Today's Goal:  Today students will complete a LiveBinder self assessment and complete the Age of Jackson Quiz. 

 

 1.   Take the first 10 minutes to study your Andrew Jackson graphic organizer and the

      Digital Flash Cards and Review Games!

 

 2.  Ace the Age of Jackson Test - This test is to be completed individually. 

 

 3.  Complete any unfinished activities including the:

 

   

 

    In Jackson's Wake and The Rise Of The Modern Political Campaign (Part 1 Only)
    Learning Target: I can COMPARE the political campaign strategies used in the Election
    of 1840 with the political campaign strategies used today in modern elections. 

 

 4. Complete the Jackson LiveBinder Self-Assessment tool

Monday, April 3, 2017  

 

 Topic: Westward Expansion - Welcome to your wagon group!

    

 Today's Goal:  Howdy partner!  Today we will begin our journey west and start to learn about America's

 westward expansion.   Students will be placed in their wagon groups.  Students must work together in order to

 learn and "survive" on the westward trails.  "Wagon leaders" should work with their wagon groups to complete

 Chores #1 & 2 in class today.  Good luck dudes! 

 

 Welcome To Your Wagon Group & Westward Expansion
 Learning Target: I can CREATE an advanced organizer to preview the materials
 associated with America's Westward Expansion.    

 

 What questions does your wagon group still have about Westward Expansion?

 Click here to submit your group's question. 
 
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 Tuesday, April 4, 2017

 

 Topic: Westward Expansion  - Advanced Organizer

 

 Today's Goal:  Today students continue their journey west! "Wagon leaders" should work with

 their wagon groups to complete Chores #3 & #4 by the end of the period. 

 

 Welcome To Your Wagon Group & Westward Expansion
 Learning Target: I can CREATE an advanced organizer to preview the materials
 associated with America's Westward Expansion. 

 

 What questions does your wagon group still have about Westward Expansion?

 Click here to submit your group's question. 

 

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 Wednesday, April 5, 2017

 

   *Shortened class period due to AIR Testing 

  

Topic: Westward Expansion - America the Story of US: Westward! 

    

 Today's Goal:  Today students will view the America the Story of US: Westward video within their wagon

 group.  They will make a list of challenges that pioneers faced in their journey west.  Each group will share these

 challenges with the other wagons.  Each wagon group may also complete any incomplete parts of the Welcome to

 your wagon group assignment. 

 

  Welcome To Your Wagon Group & Westward Expansion
  Learning Target: I can CREATE an advanced organizer to preview the materials
  associated with America's Westward Expansion. 

 

   

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

 

 Topic: Westward Expansion  - Why did pioneers go west and how did they get there?

 

 Today's Goal:  Today students will continue to work within their Wagon Groups.  Wagon leaders will teach the other students why pioneers went west after the wagon group completes Chore #1 of this activity.  Students will then move on to Chore #2 which is a great geography.

 

 Why Did Pioneers Go West & How Did They Get There?
 Learning Target: I can PLAN a trip west for my wagon group. 

 

 What questions does your wagon group still have about Westward Expansion?

 Click here to submit your group's question. 

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 Friday, April 7, 2017

 

Topic: Westward Expansion - Why did pioneers go west and how did they get there?

 

Today's Goal:  Today students will complete a LiveBinder self assessment and complete the Age of Jackson Quiz. 

 

 Why Did Pioneers Go West & How Did They Get There?
 Learning Target: I can PLAN a trip west for my wagon group. 

 

 What questions does your wagon group still have about Westward Expansion?

 Click here to submit your group's question. 

Monday, April 10, 2017  

 

 Topic: Westward Expansion - Manifest Destiny, President Polk, and the Oregon Country! 

    

 Today's Goal:  Howdy partner!  Today we will begin working on the activity below.  Wagon leaders will be

 teaching you about the idea of "Manifest Destiny."  We will also learn about how Oregon became part of the

 United States. 

 

  President Polk, The Oregon Country, and America's Manifest Destiny (Chores 1 & 4 only)
  Learning Target: I can JUDGE the idea of America's Manifest Destiny as being right or 
  wrong. 

 

 What questions does your wagon group still have about Westward Expansion?

 Click here to submit your group's question. 
 
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 Tuesday, April 11, 2017

 

 Topic: Westward Expansion  - Manifest Destiny, President Polk, and the Oregon Country! 

 

 Today's Goal:  Today, Wagon leaders should lead their wagon groups further west by completing the President

 Polk, Manifest Destiny, and Oregon activity.

 

 President Polk, The Oregon Country, and America's Manifest Destiny (Chores 1 & 4 only)
  Learning Target: I can JUDGE the idea of America's Manifest Destiny as being right or 
  wrong.  

 

 What questions does your wagon group still have about Westward Expansion?

 Click here to submit your group's question. 

 

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 Wednesday, April 12, 2017

 

  *Shortened class period due to AIR Testing

 

Topic: Westward Expansion - Don't Mess With Texas!

 

   

    

 Today's Goal:  Today students will begin working on the "Don't Mess with Texas" activity.  Wagon leaders should

 make sure that they complete at least half of chore #1. 

 

   

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

 

 Topic: Westward Expansion  - Don't Mess With Texas!

 

 Today's Goal:  Today Wagon Leaders should work with their groups to complete the "Don't Mess With Texas"

 activity.  Please have chore #1 completed by the end of the period. 

 

 Complete the Quiz:

 

  As a group, use the TEXAS sized timeline to answer the questions about Texas.  (100 points)

 

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 Friday, April 14, 2017

 

Topic: Spring Break! - See you next week!

 

 

Monday, April 24, 2017  

 

 Topic: Westward Expansion - The Mexican American War

    

 Today's Goal:  Howdy partner!  Welcome back to the trail!  I hope you had a nice rest.  Today wagon leaders

 will be begin to take you through the Mexican War Activity.  You should try to complete chore #1 today and begin

 chore #2.

 

  The Mexican-American War!
 Learning Target: I can CREATE a digital map showing the major battles and significant
 individuals during the Mexican-American War.   

 

 What questions does your wagon group still have about Westward Expansion?

 Click here to submit your group's question. 
 
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 Tuesday, April 25, 2017

 

 Topic: Westward Expansion  - Victory in the Mexican American War!

 

 Today's Goal:  Today, we continue down the Mexican War trail.  Wagon groups should complete chore #2 and

 begin working on chore #3.  Have fun moving the heads around on the map!

 

 The Mexican-American War!
 Learning Target: I can CREATE a digital map showing the major battles and significant
 individuals during the Mexican-American War. 
 

 

 What questions does your wagon group still have about Westward Expansion?

 Click here to submit your group's question. 

 

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 Wednesday, April 26, 2017

 

Topic: Westward Expansion - Manifest Destiny Realized 

 

 Today's Goal:  Yeee Haa!  We are almost done with this section partners.  Wagon leaders should be wrapping

 up Chore #3 of the Mexican War activity and should begin working on Chore #1 of the Gold Rush and Manifest

 Destiny Realized!

 

  The Gold Rush and Our Manifest Destiny Fulfilled 
  Learning Target: I can EVALUATE the impact of the Gold Rush and the completion of
  the Transcontinental Railroad on America's Manifest Destiny. 

   

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

 

 Topic: Westward Expansion  - Manifest Destiny Realized

 

 Today's Goal:  Today Wagon Leaders should work with their groups to complete the Gold Rush and Manifest

 Destiny activity completed.  Wagon groups will be self assessing their livebinder work for the Westward Expansion

 assignments tomorrow, so the assignments must be completed by the end of the week. 

 

  The Gold Rush and Our Manifest Destiny Fulfilled 
  Learning Target: I can EVALUATE the impact of the Gold Rush and the completion of
  the Transcontinental Railroad on America's Manifest Destiny. 

 

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 Friday, April 28, 2017

 

 Topic: Westward Expansion - Conclusion

 

 Today's Goal:  Today Wagon Leaders should be sure that all members of their groups have completed the

  LiveBinder assignments from this week.  Each group should complete the self assessment and the quiz activity

 below.  If time remains, students can enjoy one of the short videos below. 

 

 

1.  As a group, use your livebinder work and what you have learned to complete the

     Westward  Expansion quiz

 

2.  Complete all of the LiveBinder assignments. 

 

 3.  Wagon leaders must complete the Westward Expansion self assessment tool for your wagon

      group. 

Monday, May 1, 2017  

 

 Topic: Causes of the Civil War - North and South

    

 Today's Goal:  Today students will begin learning about the Causes of the Civil War.  We will begin our studies 

 by understanding how antebellum life differed in both the North and the South. 

 

  Road to Civil War Timeline Activity
 Learning Target: I can EVALUATE the greatest cause of the Civil War.

 

  Today you should complete: Lincoln's Prediction, The North, and The South sections of the Road to

  Civil War Timeline. 
 
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 Tuesday, May 2, 2017

 

 Topic: Election Day  - No school!

 

 Today's Goal:  Get out and vote!

 

      

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 Wednesday, May 3, 2017

 

Topic: Causes of the Civil War - Slavery and Abolition

 

 Today's Goal:  Today we will be discussing the institution of slavery and exploring how the issue of slavery

 began to divide the nation.  We will also be looking at the Abolitionist Movement which fought for years to try and

 end slavery in America.  

 

 Road to Civil War Timeline Activity
 Learning Target: I can EVALUATE the greatest cause of the Civil War.

 

  Today you should complete: Slavery, Abolitionists, and The American Colonization Society sections of

  the Road to Civil War Timeline.

 

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

 

 Topic: Causes of the Civil War  - Compromises over Slavery

 

 Today's Goal:  As the nation's Manifest Destiny was fulfilled, the issue of slavery threatened to tear the nation in

 two.  Political compromises over slavery were needed to hold the nation together as we expanded from sea to

 shinning sea!

 

 Road to Civil War Timeline Activity
 Learning Target: I can EVALUATE the greatest cause of the Civil War.

 

  Today you should complete: The Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850 sections of

  the Road to Civil War Timeline.

 

 

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 Friday, May 5, 2017

 

 Topic: Causes of the Civil War - Bloody Kansas!

 

 Today's Goal:  Today the debate over slavery turns bloody as the Compromise of 1850 leads to fighting between

 pro slavery people and abolitionists in Kansas.   

 

Road to Civil War Timeline Activity
 Learning Target: I can EVALUATE the greatest cause of the Civil War.

 

  Today you should complete: Uncle Tom's Cabin, Kansas-Nebraska Act, Violence in the Senate,  and

  Bleeding Kansas sections of the Road to Civil War Timeline.

 

Monday, May 8, 2017  

 

 Topic: Causes of the Civil War - Dred Scott Decision

    

 Today's Goal:  Today students will continue to learn about how the issue of slavery divided our nation by going over the Dred Scott Decision.   

 

  Road to Civil War Timeline Activity
 Learning Target: I can EVALUATE the greatest cause of the Civil War.

 

  Today you should complete:

 

  1.  First, students should complete the Election of 1856 and the Dred Scott Decision on their Road to 

        Civil War Worksheet

 

  2.  Next students should check their answers by listening to: Dred Scott to Fort Sumter

 

  3.  If time remains, students should watch the video below:

 

  

   

  4.  Students can write their conclusion essay if they have completed all of the events.  They can

       also watch the Ken Burns video on the left hand side of the page.   

 

     
 
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 Tuesday, May 9, 2017

 

 Topic: Causes of the Civil War  - Lincoln Douglas Debates and John Brown's Raid

 

 Today's Goal:  Today students will continue to learn about how the issue of slavery divided our nation by going

  over the Lincoln Douglas Debates and John Brown's Raid.   

 

  Road to Civil War Timeline Activity
 Learning Target: I can EVALUATE the greatest cause of the Civil War.

 

  Today you should complete:

 

  1.  First, students should complete the Lincoln Douglas Debates and John Brown's Raid on their Road

       to Civil War Worksheet.

 

  2.  Next students should check their answers by listening to: Dred Scott to Fort Sumter

 

  3.  If time remains, students should watch the video below:

 

                        

 

   4.  Students can write their conclusion essay if they have completed all of the events.  They can

       also watch the Ken Burns video on the left hand side of the page.   

 

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 Wednesday, May 10, 2017

 

Topic: Causes of the Civil War - The Election of 1860 and the Secession Crisis

 

 Today's Goal:  Today we learn how the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860 led to 11 southern states leaving the

  nation. 

 

 Road to Civil War Timeline Activity
 Learning Target: I can EVALUATE the greatest cause of the Civil War.

 

  Today you should complete:

  1.  First, students should complete the Election of 1860 and the Secession Crisis on their Road

       to Civil War Worksheet.

 

  2.  Next students should check their answers by listening to: Dred Scott to Fort Sumter

 

  3.  If time remains, students should watch the video below:

 

               

 

  

4.  Students can write their conclusion essay if they have completed all of the events.  They can

       also watch the Ken Burns video on the left hand side of the page.   

        

 

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

 

 Topic: Causes of the Civil War  - Lincoln's First Inaguration and Fort Sumter

 

 Today's Goal:  Today all of the animosity between North and South boils over and the Civil War begins. 

 

 Road to Civil War Timeline Activity
 Learning Target: I can EVALUATE the greatest cause of the Civil War.

 

  Today you should complete:

 

 1.  First, students should complete the Lincoln's First Inaguration and Fort Sumter on their Road

       to Civil War Worksheet.

 

  2.  Next students should check their answers by listening to: Dred Scott to Fort Sumter

 

  3.  If time remains, students should watch the video below:

 

       

 

  4.  Students can write their conclusion essay if they have completed all of the events.  They can

       also watch the Ken Burns video on the left hand side of the page.   

 

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