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U.S. History Lesson Plans

Week 13: State Objective: (4a-f) Understand how the Civil Rights Movement achieved social and political change in the United States and the impact the Civil Rights struggle of the African Americans on other groups (Women, Native Americans, etc...)

Monday:

Mrs. Paschall out

Students will work in SATP2 Workbook

 

Tuesday:

Post WWII/Beginning of Cold War Test

Civil Rights Movement Worksheet

 

Wednesday:

Civil Rights Movement Notes

Short Video

 

Thursday:

Review from the Day before

Short Video on the Montgomery Bus Boycott

Group Activity: Read Like a Historian "Montgomery Bus Boycott)

Class Discussion about different conclusions

 

Friday:

Civil Rights Movement Notes

Group Activity: Read Like a Historian "Civil Rights Act"

Class Discussion

 

Week 12:

Monday:

1950s/ Cold War/ Post WWII Notes

 

Tuesday:

1950s/Cold War/Post WWII Notes

 

Wednesday:

1950s/Cold War/ Post WWII Notes

 

Thursday:

NO SCHOOL WEATHER

 

Friday:

NO SCHOOL WEATHER

 

 

Week 11: Some activities may require the use of technology to look up definitions/more information.

Monday:

Peal Harbor: Photo Analysis

WWII Notes: America Enters the War

Day of Infamy Speech: Primary Source Analysis

 

Tuesday: 

WWII: Battles & The Home Front

Propaganda Analysis

Tuskegee Airmen: Reading Informational Text

 

Wednesday:

WWII: Holocaust & Effects of the War Notes

America the Story of Us WWII Video

America the Story of Us: Discussion questions & Primary Source Analysis

 

Thursday:

WWII Test (may move to Friday)

 

Friday:

Post War/Cold War Notes Begin

 

 

SPRING BREAK

 

Week 10:

Monday:

WWII Notes (Isolation to Involvement)

9 Weeks Exam study guide

 

Tuesday:

9 Weeks Exam Study Guide

 

Wednesday:

4th block- Take the first 40 questions of the exam

2nd and 3rd block- Take the first 40 questions of the exam

 

Thursday:

4th block- finish the exam (last 40 questions)

2nd and 3rd block- finish the exam (last 40 questions)

 

Friday:

1st block exam

 

 

Week 9:

Monday

Notes:

1930s Culture

Review:

Crash Course U.S. History: The New Deal (15 min video)

 

Tuesday:

ACT for Jrs

 

Wednesday:

Great Depression and New Deal Test

 

 

Week 8: (2/20-2/24)

Monday:

Holiday!

 

Tuesday

1920s Test

Great Depression DBQ

 

Wednesday:

Notes:

Causes of the Great Depression

Americans Face Hard Times

Activity:

Read Like a Historian: "The Dust Bowl"

 

Thursday:

Notes:

Hoover's Plan Fails

FDR's Relief and Recovery

Activity:

Read Like a Historian Group: "The New Deal"

 

Friday:

Review:

Crash Course U.S. History: The Great Depression (15 min video)

 

Notes:

The Second New Deal

Effects of the New Deal

 

Week 7: (2/13-2/17)

Monday:

WWI Test

DBQ: The Roaring 20s

 

Tuesday:

1920s Notes: Booming Economy

Read $5 Day and Answer Questions 

 

Wednesday:

1920s: The Business of Government & Social and Cultural Changes

Scopes Trial Activity

 

Thursday:

1920S: A New Mass Culture

ACT BOOT CAMP

 

Friday:

1920s: The Harlem Renaissance 

ACT BOOT CAMP

 

Week 6: (2/6-210)

Monday:

WWI: From Neutrality to War

 

Tuesday:

WWI: Home front

 

Wednesday:

WWI: Wilson

 

Thursday:

WWI: Effects of the War

 

Friday:

Review of WWI

 

Week 5:

Finish Populism, Progressivism, and Imperialism

Week 4: 

Monday:

Life for Minorities during the Gilded Age 

Political Machines in Cities

ACT Pilot

 

Tuesday:

Populist Movement

Progressive Era Reforms

ACT Pilot

 

Wednesday:

Roosevelt's Square Deal

 

Thursday:

Roots of Imperialism

Spanish-American War

 

Friday:

America as a Colonial Power in Asia and Latin America

 

Monday:

Roosevelt Corollary

Taft-Dollar Diplomacy

Wilson- Moral Diplomacy

 

Tuesday:

New Tech/Innovations

Review

 

Wednesday:

Test

 
Week 3 ( 1/16-1/20)
Monday:
MLK Jr. Holiday
 
Tuesday:
Finish 5.2 Notes
Begin 5.3 Notes 
(Gilded Age)
Short Immigration Video Clip
 
Wednesday:
Chapter 6: Settling the West and New South Notes Begin
Document Based Questioning Packet
 
Thursday:
6.3 Notes
Heartland Video and Worksheet
Review for Test
 
Friday:
Chapter 5-6 Test
Begin Chapter 7 Notes
 
Week 2 (1/9-1/13)
Monday:
Chapter 4 Section 2 Notes
Video and Worksheet on Cornelius Vanderbilt
 
Tuesday:
Chapter 4 Section 3 Notes
Video and Worksheet on John D. Rockefeller
Document Based Questioning Packet on Industrialization
 
Wednesday:
Chapter 4 Test
Immigration Notes:
Chapter 5 Section 1 Notes
 
Thursday:
ACT Prep
Video and Worksheet on Andrew Carnegie and J.P. Morgan
 
Friday:
Finish Chapter 5.1 Notes
5.2 Notes
Immigration Video Clip