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
DUE: Tuesday 10/25 & Wednesday 10/26 The Nation Expands
*CHAPTER 5, Section 1 - Territorial Expansion -
(The Wilderness Road, The Louisiana Purchase , Lewis & Clark, Native Americans)
Quiz on Chapter 5, section 1. If you were a NAMED CHARACTER: due on Thursday is your (5 pt.) reflection about your experience particiapating in the simulation. If you were a MEMBER OF THE PRESS, your (25 pt.) Newspaper Front Page is due Thursday.
JACKSON MONUMENT - Due at the end of class:
Your notes - research on the JACKSON MONUMENT DESIGN PROJECT (in class)
See the following: 1) the RESOURCES PAGE for written information
2) These VIDEOS (Video 1) and (Video 2) (take notes!)
2) The Jackson Project Overview Page
3) The Jackson Project Detailed Instructions Page
NEW: 4) The RUBRIC for your monument project!
Thursday, October 28: Work on the Jackson Memorial Project in class. Do your research - take notes. We'll work on building the web site on Monday. In class.
Monday, November 2- Complete your Project Design class.
Wednesday, November 4 -Come to class with ALL your design information ready to publish to your website.
In class: Instruction on building your site. You should have your website ready by the end of class.
WHEN YOU HAVE COMPLETED your site, send an email to me with the url (htp:// address) in the subject line.
DUE FRIDAY November 6:
Chapter 5 Section 2; reading notes & Discussion (POSTPONED! - will be due next Tuesday.)
On FRIDAY: Come to class with your website COMPLETED. We'll debate Jackson, and there will be a quiz. (postponed) DUE DATE extended to Midnight tonight (Friday)
The PASSWORD to see your site is Jackson!
DUE TUESDAY November 10: Quiz on Jackson
Chapter 5 Section 2; reading notes & Discussion;
In class: COTTON!! and a quiz on section 2
DUE THURSDAY November 12 - Chapter 5:3; Your Notes. Discussion of Utopians and other Reform-minded folk. (And a quiz on section 2 from tuesday....)
FOR MONDAY, 11/16:
Quiz, 5:3 (but no chapter test)
In class Chapter Six, Section 1, reading notes..
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;
(You may choose to use physical index cards instead of Quizlet.)
FINISH FOR HOMEWORK IF YOU DO NOT COMPLETE THE CARDS IN CLASS.
FOR WEDNESDAY, 11/18
Annex Texas! Activity
In class: Jigsaw and annotate a copy of Zinn, Chapter 8 - "We Take Nothing By Conquest, Thank God!"
(Zinn reading is available on the RESOURCES page.)
FRIDAY 11/20 (In class)
In class: Jigsaw and annotate a copy of Zinn, Chapter 8 - "We Take Nothing By Conquest, Thank God!" (Handout in class)
(Zinn reading is also available on the RESOURCES page.)
For TUESDAY, 11/24 - Bring your books to class.
For TUESDAY, December 1 -
DUE: Your reading notes for Chapter 6, Section 2 - The Civil War.
AND - your completed secession map. The link to the instructional video is here. (A blank map is available from the "US Physical" link at the top of the page.)
AFTER Thanksgiving: the movie Lincoln.
For MONDAY 12/7 - Reading notes for Chapter six, section 3 - "Reconstruction"
In class: Reconstruction Activity
WEDNESDAY 12/9 - In class: Reconstruction Activity, and MAP. This "Practice Map For US History" is in the Educreations library. Blank maps available at the top of this page ("US Physical")
FALL FINAL STUDY GUIDE