Ms Miner's Map Lessons Page (Note: The class code is 190D47)
Find "History and Government" and then click "US History I" or "US History II" and Launch Course.
Click on units and chapters that correspond to the current topic we are working on. Sit back and enjoy the show!
Unit Two: Rift and Reunion, 1800 - 1900
ASSIGNMENTS: NOTE FOR THE FINAL -- if you want to LEAVE YOUR BINDER for a binder grade at the final, leave it in your TESTING ROOM. I will pick it up after the final exam is completed.
DUE: MONDAY, October 20 The Nation Expands
*CHAPTER 5, Section 1 - Territorial Expansion - Reading notes
(The Wilderness Road, The Louisiana Purchase , Lewis & Clark, Native Americans)
*MAP of the Louisiana Purchase
In class on Monday: Quiz on reading; discussion about the reading;
Assignment for Cherokee Press Conference.
AVAILABLE HERE: Instructions and Textbook Pages.
On Wednesday - Cherokee Press Conference!
Your Ticket for class: Your assignment, prepared! Students who are not prepared may not participate, earning a Zero for the day.
For FRIDAY, October 24
Characters: your reflection is due. Members of the Press: your newspaper is due.
ALL: Reading notes on Chapter 5, Section 2
In Class: Chapter 5 Section 2 Discussion
JACKSON MONUMENT -
Your notes - research on the JACKSON MONUMENT DESIGN PROJECT (in class)
See the following: 1) the RESOURCES PAGE for written information
2) The Jackson Project Overview Page
3) The Jackson Project Detailed Instructions Page
NEW: 4) The RUBRIC for your monument project!
Tuesday, October 28: Work on the Jackson Memorial Project in class. Do your research - take notes. We'll work on building the web site on Thursday. In class.
Monday, November 3 - Complete your Project in class. Due: PUBLISHED by end of day, Monday
WHEN YOU HAVE COMPLETED your site, send an email to Ms. Miner with the address of your published site. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Due: Wednesday, November 5 - Chapter 5:3; Your Notes.
DUE: Friday 11/7- your character and prep notes for the Reformer Round Table.
See the link here for instruction. (Days should read: Prep on Wednesday, Due on Friday.
Alysa G: Your character is Horace Mann Brittany S: Your character is Dorothea Dix
TUESDAY 11/11 (Veterans Day) - Quiz on Chapter 5 section 3, and then a Test on Chapter Five.
FOR THURSDAY, 11/13: Chapter Six, Section 1.
BRING YOUR TEXTBOOK TO CLASS on MONDAY. In Class: Writing exercise; Quizlet and vocabulary flashcards (Click Here for assignments) - Compromise of 1850 through Eli Whitney;
FINISH FOR HOMEWORK IF YOU DO NOT COMPLETE THE CARDS IN CLASS.
FOR MONDAY, 11/17 (Your quizlet cards done before class starts)
Your annotated copy of Zinn, Chapter 8 - "We Take Nothing By Conquest, Thank God!"
(Zinn reading is available on the RESOURCES page.)
In class: Précis practice (if time)
MANIFEST DESTINY Worksheets. Annex Texas!!
FOR WEDNESDAY, 11/19 - I'm sorry not to be with you in class today. I hope you have fun with today's assignment. These assignments can be worked in groups of no more than 3 people.
Remember to TALK about how to respond to the questions BEFORE anyone writes stuff down. It is not OK to be selfish with your ideas! Each student writes her response after discussing the questions. You will turn these in at the end of class even if you did not finish.
FIRST, click here to watch the rest of the slide show we started on Monday. I have some notes for you about the slides on that page. Then, respond to the items on the Manifest Destiny handout that your substitute will distribute. (you could download it if there is no handout, in which case you would write your responses on binder paper. MANIFEST DESTINY Worksheets
When you finish the Manifest Destiny project, start work on answering the questions at the end of the Zinn Chapter 8 reading. You should have this in your binder, or go to the resources page to find it on line. Please do not print another copy. Hand in your work at the end of class.
FOR FRIDAY, 11/21 - Chapter Six, Section One. Reading note, plus make a
Graphic Organizer of the "Main Idea" question1, page 171.
TUESDAY, 11/25 - Bring your books to class.
AFTER Thanksgiving: the movie Lincoln.
For MONDAY 12/8 - Reading notes for Chapter six, section 3 - "Reconstruction"
FALL FINAL STUDY GUIDE
10/20 Your ticket to class: Your reading notes for this section, AND your
-->MAP of the Louisiana Purchase. (download a US Physical map-- link at the top of this page.)
(Some of you may want to review BASIC RIVERS )
KNOW: Sacajawea, Conestoga, Battle of Fallen Timbers, "Shawnee Solution," Tenskwatawa, Tecumseh, The Cherokee
KNOW: Lowell factory system; Erie canal (importance of); importance of Railroads; The American System; Clay's improvement bills
LINKS: WWII Memorial (from slide show)
US Park Service map of the Mall
USE THIS ONE ^^^^if you just want a picture of the mall (wide view) - go to the link and "Save." You can add your information to the image, then upload it as an image to your site.
INTERACTIVE MAP of the MALL
USE THIS ONE ^^^^if you want to zoom in on a particular place on the mall. You would then take a SCREEN SHOT and then use that image. Edit to add your information, then upload it (as an image) to your site.
YOUR TICKET to CLASS on Friday 11/7: See the instruction sheet!
Your ticket for Thursday: Reading Notes for Chapter six, section 1.
Your invitation to Quizlet: http://quizlet.com/join/ay8Fz2Jz7
YOUR ticket for Monday: Completed Quizlet set and your annotated copy of Zinn, Chapter 8 (in print.)
Your Ticket for Friday 11/21: Your reading notes for Chapter Six. In addition, your Graphic Organizer of the "Main Idea" question1, page 171.
The Civil War: Emancipation Proclamation; the 13th Amendment; Reconstruction.
Your ticket to class for MONDAY 12/8- your reading notes.