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  • Week of December 5th

     

    Monday 12/5/22

    1. Bell Ringer-Political Cartoon 15 “The Need for Flexibility” and LEAP Coach 13 will be assigned in Edulastic

    2. Final attempt at States and Capitals Quiz.

    3. Finish Chapter 9 Notes

    4. Start Chapter 9 Comprehension Questions

     

    Tuesday 12/6/22

    1. Bell Ringer

    2. Complete Canvas Discussion Activity (2 questions that will require students to comment and then respond to one another)

    3. Finish Comprehension Questions 

     

    Wednesday 12/7/22

    1. Bell Ringer

    2. Complete Chapter 9 Study Guide and review answers. (Quiz 12/13)

    3. Review answers to Comprehension questions.

     

    Thursday 12/8/22

    1. Bell Ringer

    2. Chapter 9 Vocabulary Quiz

    3. Work on Chapter 10 Vocabulary Chart. (Quiz 1/3)

     

    Friday 12/9/22

    1. Bell Ringer and LEAP Coach 13 will cut-off at 7:15AM

    2. Finish Chapter 10 Vocabulary Chart

    3. Study for Ch. 9 Quiz.

    4. Hand back graded papers

     

     

     


     

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  • Week of November 28th

     

    Monday 11/28/22

    1. Bell Ringer and LEAP Coach 12 is assigned in Edulastic

    2. Review Documents C-D

    3. DBQ Project- “How Did the Constitution Guard Against Tyranny?”

         - Explain and begin writing task and give students Writing Task Format and Checklist.
            It will be due 12/2/22.

     

    Tuesday 11/29/22

    1. Bell Ringer

    2. Complete Unit 2 Post-Test

    3. Continue working on final product.

    **DBQ Final Product is due Friday, 12/2/22.

     

    Wednesday 11/30/22

    1. Bell Ringer

    2. Complete Unit 3 Pre-Test (15 minutes allotted)

    3. Last class work day on final product from “How Does the Constitution Guard Against Tyranny” DBQ project – due Friday

     

    Thursday 12/1/22

    1. Bell Ringer

    2. Work on Ch. 9 Vocabulary Chart together using PPT and discussion (Quiz on 12/8)

     

    Friday 12/2/21

    1. Bell Ringer and LEAP Coach 12 will cut-off at 7:15AM
    2. Turn in final product from “How Does the Constitution Guard Against Tyranny” DBQ project

    3. Complete Ch. 9 Notes

     

     

     

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  • Week of November 14th 

     

    Monday 11/14/22 

    1. Bell Ringer and LEAP Coach 11 is assigned in Edulastic 

    2. Complete Unit 2 Post Test Study Guide(shoulder partner work) and review as a class.  

    3. Begin DBQ Project- “How Did the Constitution Guard Against Tyranny?”  

        -Hook Activity- students will be grouped for answering and then class discussion. 

        -Background Essay- “How Did the Constitution Guard Against Tyranny?” 

     

    Tuesday 11/15/22 

    1. Bell Ringer /Turn in Political Cartoon

    2. DBQ Project- “How Does the Constitution Guard Against Tyranny?” 

         -Document A- Federalism 

         -Document B- Separation of Powers 

         -Document C- Checks & Balances 

         -Document D- Small vs. Large States 

    3. Discuss proper analysis of the documents. 

         -Explain this activity (Final Product is due 12/2) 

    4. Practice analyzing a document with the class. 

    5. Work on Documents A and B. 

     

     

     

    Wednesday 11/16/22  

    1. Bell Ringer

    2. Bill of Rights Scenario Activity  
         Students are grouped and will identify which amendments real-life scenarios are challenging.  They will present their findings to a partner and then will discuss and debate as a class.  Exit tickets will be used to assess today’s learning. 

     

     

    Thursday 11/17/22  

    1. Bell Ringer 

    - Second attempt on States and Capitals Quiz 

    - DBQ Project- “How Does the Constitution Guard Against Tyranny?” 

         -Finish Document A and B. 

     

    Friday 11/18/22 

    1. Bell Ringer and LEAP Coach 11 will cut-off at 7:15am. 

    2. DBQ Project- “How Does the Constitution Guard Against Tyranny?” 

    -Classwork Check on Documents A + B

        - Work on Documents C and D and review answers. 
    3. Thanksgiving Activity 

     

     

     

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  • Week of November 7th

     

    Monday 11/7/22 

    1. Bell Ringer

    2. Complete any remaining work and review answers for Ch. 8 Study Guide 

    3. Work on Bill of Rights Political Cartoon  

     

    11/8/21- Election Day- No School 

     

    Wednesday: 11/9/22

    1. Bell Ringer / Receive Coach Sheet 11  

    2. Final class workday on the Bill of Rights Political Cartoon 

     

    Thursday 11/10/22 

    1. Bell Ringer and LEAP Coach 10 will cut-off at 7:15am. 

    2. Quiz on Chapter 8 

    3. Hand back graded papers. 

     

    11/11/22- Veteran’s Day- No School 

     

     

     

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  • Week of October 31st

     

    Monday 10/31/22 

    1. Bell Ringer and LEAP Coach Sheet 9 is assigned in Edulastic 

    2. Finish Comprehension Questions

    3. Complete Chapter 8 Timeline  

     

    Tuesday 11/1/22 

    1. Bell Ringer  

    2. Seven Principles of the United States Constitution Activity (PPT and notes page) 

    3. Vocab Review

     

     

    Wednesday 11/2/22 

    1. Bell Ringer 

    2. Ch. 8 Vocabulary Quiz 

    3. Check the Comprehension Questions.  

    4. Begin Ch. 8 Study Guide Quiz-11/10 

     

    Thursday 11/3/22 

    1. Bell Ringer  

    2. View video “Bill of Rights Hand Game” and students do hand motions as a group.  

    -Read and discuss the Bill of Rights on pages 232-233 while completing the Bill of Rights Reference Sheet. 

    3. Show Quizlet with scenarios and have students come up with their own original scenario.

    4. Work on Study Guide 

     

    Friday 11/4/22 

    1. Bell Ringer  

    2. Bill of Rights Political Cartoon Activity Explanation 

         -Show examples of political cartoons and explain the purpose and features of them. 

         -Students will choose which amendment 1- 10 they would like for their cartoon to focus on.

         - Most of this activity will be completed at home. Students do not need their textbook for  

            this activity; therefore, it will be due on 11/16

     

     

     

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  • Week of October 24th 

     

    Monday 10/24/22 

    1. Bell Ringer and LEAP Coach Sheet 8 is assigned in Edulastic 

    2. Complete Ch. 8 Vocabulary Chart – Students will write five extra facts from class discussion of terms. (Quiz 11/2) 

     
    Tuesday 10/25/22 

    1. Bell Ringer   

    2. Ch. 7 Quiz  

     

    Wednesday 10/26/22  

    1. Bell Ringer  

    2. Finish Ch. 8 Vocabulary Chart.  

    3. Video – School House Rocks – The Preamble  

     

    Thursday 10/27/22 

    1. Bell Ringer  

    2. Hw check on vocabulary facts 

    3. Begin Ch. 8 Notes  

    4. Begin Ch. 8 Comprehension Questions  

    5. Brain pop Video: U.S. Constitution

     

    Friday 10/28/22 

    1. Bell Ringer and LEAP Coach 8 will cut-off at 7:15am. 

    2. Complete Ch. 8 Notes 

    3.Complete Ch. 8 Comprehension Questions 

     

     

     

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  • Week of October 17th 

     

    Monday 10/17/22 

    1. Bell Ringer and LEAP Coach 7 will be assigned in Edulastic 

    2. Chapter 7 Vocabulary Quiz 

    3. Review Chapter 7 Study Guide and Comprehension Questions

     

    Tuesday 10/18/22 

    1. Bell Ringer  

    2. Finish and discuss Shays’ Rebellion: Five Ws Activity (Jigsaw strategy to discuss answers)  

    3. Begin Constitution Through Compromise along with notes and text will be used to complete The New National Government Graphic Organizer (Scope & Sequence Activity) 

     

    Wednesday 10/19/22 

    1. Bell Ringer  

    2. Complete and discuss The New National Government Graphic Organizer.  

    3. Hand back graded papers  

     

    Thursday 10/20/22  

    1. Bell Ringer  

    2. Complete Ch. 7 Timeline 

     

    Friday 10/21/22 

    1. Bell Ringer and LEAP Coach 7 will turn-off at 7:15 AM 

    2. Today students will individually look at the Preamble and decode its meaning. Our goal is to breakdown the preamble into modern day language. The students will receive a worksheet containing the six goals of the Preamble in original language. The students will define the six goals in their own words.   

    3. Discuss Preamble Activity- Students will partner share their answers and then we will discuss as a class. 

     

     

     

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  • Week of October 13th 

     

    Thursday: 10/13/22

    1. Bellringer

    2. Complete and review Chapter 7 Comprehension Questions and Study Guide

     

    Friday: 10/14/22

    1. Bell Ringer  

    2. Review Classroom Procedures

    3. Classwork Check on Comprehension Questions and Study Guide

    4. Start 5 W's of Shay's Rebellion

     

     

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  • Week of October 3rd

    Monday 10/3/22 

    -Bell Ringer and assign LEAP Coach 6 in Edulastic 

    -Complete Ch. 7 Vocabulary Chart. Five extra facts will be checked tomorrow. QUIZ-10/17 

    -Begin reviewing terms. 

     

    Tuesday 10/4/22 

    -Bell Ringer – Political Cartoon 12  

    -Finish reviewing vocabulary terms 

    -Begin Ch. 7 Notes  

    -Video – Brain pop: Articles of Confederation (optional) 

     

    Wednesday 10/5/22 

    -Bell Ringer and classwork check on vocabulary chart 

    -Continue notes  

    -Video –Brain pop: Constitutional Convention (optional) 

     

    Thursday 10/6/22 

    -Bell Ringer  

    -Complete Ch. 7 Notes if necessary. 

    -Complete Ch. 7 Comprehension Questions 

    -Video: Brain pop: U.S. Constitution (optional) 

     

    Friday 10/7/22 

    -Bell Ringer and classwork check on Comprehension Questions 

    -LEAP Coach 6 will turn-off at 7:15 AM. 

    -Video – Brain pop: Bill of Rights (optional) 

    -Check answers on Ch. 7 Comprehension Questions 

    -Begin Ch. 7 Study Guide (Quiz will be on 10/25) 

     

     

     

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  • Week of September 26th

     

    Monday 9/26/22
    1. Bell Ringer and LEAP Coach Sheet 5 will be assigned 

    2. Video – “Paul Revere and the Minutemen” 

    3. Complete Writing Task 

     

    Tuesday 9/27/22 
    1. Bell Ringer (Stamp Act Political Cartoon) 

    2. Work on rephrasing the Declaration of Independence activity. 

     

    Wednesday 9/28/22 
    1. Bell Ringer  

    2. Complete rephrasing the Declaration of Independence activity.  Be ready to share tomorrow. 

    3. Create battle cards (5W’s)- choose battle and answer the 5 W’s about the given battle on the lined side of the index card and illustrate the battle on the blank side of the card. 

     

    Thursday 9/29/22 

    1. Bell Ringer  

    2. Chapter 6 Quiz (Edulastic) 

    3. Discuss answers to rephrasing the Declaration of Independence activity. 

     

    Friday 9/30/22 

    1. Bell Ringer Quiz and Coach Sheet 5 is due (shut-off at 7:15 AM). 

    2. Give Unit 2 Pre-Test (Edulastic) 

    3. Begin Ch.7 Vocabulary Chart (Unit 2)

     

     

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  • Week of September 19th

     

    Monday 9/19/22 

    1. Bell Ringer and LEAP Coach Sheet 4 will be assigned 

    2. Classwork check on 5 extra facts. 

    3. Finish Ch. 6 notes 

    4. Complete Ch. 6 Comprehension Questions 

     

    Tuesday 9/20/22 

    1. Bell Ringer  

    2. Review Ch. 6 Comprehension Questions 

    3. Work on Ch. 6 Timeline 

     

    Wednesday 9/21/22   
    1. Bell Ringer  

    2. Finish and hand-in Ch. 6 Timeline 

    3. Work on Ch. 6 Study guide (Quiz on 9/29) 

     

    Thursday 9/22/22 

    1. Bell Ringer  

    2. Ch. 6 Vocabulary Quiz (Edulastic) 

    3. Complete and review answers to Ch. 6 Study Guide 

     

    Friday 9/23/22 
    1. Bell Ringer and Coach Sheet 4 is due (shut-off at 7:15 AM). 

    2. Explain Writing Task (Patriots versus Loyalists) 

          **Remember to use format PPT slide, review sources, and remind students about citing information indirectly 

     

     

     

     

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  • Week of September 12

     

    Monday 9/12/22 

    1. Bell Ringer and LEAP Coach Sheet 3 will be assigned on Edulastic. 

    2. Review Study Guide answers (focus on examples of mercantilism (triangular trade) and what was being traded along these routes) 

    3. Continue working on Step Book. **Remind students not to forget about Part 2- Menu of Options Questions.   

     

    Tuesday 9/13/22 

    1. Bell Ringer/ Political cartoon join or die 

    2. Last day to work on Step Book Project in class. 

    3. Early finishers may study for tomorrow’s quiz. 

     

    Wednesday 9/14/22 

    1. Bell Ringer  

    2. Colonies and Ch. 5 Quiz (Edulastic) 

    3. Begin working on Ch. 6 Vocabulary Chart HW- include 5 extra facts QUIZ 9/22 

     

    Thursday 9/15/22 

    1. Bell Ringer  

    2. Turn in Step Book project 

    3. Finish Ch. 6 Vocabulary Chart  

     

    Friday 9/16/22 

    1. Bell Ringer and Coach Sheet 3 is due (shut-off at 7:15 AM) 

    2. Finish reviewing terms using PPT 

    3. Begin Ch. 6 Notes 

    4. Complete Scope and Sequence Pages 33-34 “Sons of Liberty” for homework. *Hand-in Monday. 

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  • Week of September 5th

     

    9/5/22-Labor Day no school 

     

    Tuesday 9/6/22 

    1. Bell Ringer  

    2. Complete Step Book Project Research Handout, “Events Leading to the American Revolution” (Project will be due on 9/15) and review answers 

     

    Wednesday 9/7/22 

    1. Bell Ringer  

    2. Give time to finish Step book handout then review answers 

    3. Brain Pop – Causes of the American Revolution (Students may want to take notes on this for help in their step-book).  

    4. Explain Causes of the American Step- Book Project using the rubric and Menu of Options questions. 

     

    Thursday 9/8/22 

    1. Bell Ringer and Coach Sheet Pre-Check 

    2. Answer any student questions about the Step Book Project and begin working on this project.  Due 9/15. 

     

    Friday 9/9/22 

    1. Bell Ringer/Political cartoon join or die and hand in LEAP Coach Sheet 2 

    2. Complete Colonies and Ch. 5 Study Guide (Quiz 9/14) 

    3. Videos – Britain We are Never Getting Back Together & It is Too Late to Apologize (optional and time permitting) 

    4. Continue working on Step Book. 

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  • Week of August 29th

     

    Monday 8/29/22 

    1. Bell Ringer and classwork check on extra facts. 

    2. Students pick-up LEAP Coach Sheet 1- due Friday. 

    3. Finish Chapter 5 notes. 

     

     

    Tuesday 8/30/22 

    1. Bell Ringer  

    2. Proclamation of 1763 Video

    3. Complete packet “Why Did the Colonies Declare Independence?”.

     

    Wednesday 8/31/22 

    1. Bell Ringer  

    2. Chapter 5 Vocabulary Quiz (Edulastic, if available) 
    3. Finish discussing answers. 

     

    Thursday 9/1/22 

    1. Bell Ringer (timeline practice) and Coach Sheet Pre-Check  

    2. Pass back graded paper 

    3. Complete Chapter 5 Timeline and turn in. GRADE 

     
    Friday 9/2/22 

    1. Bell Ringer, turn-in LEAP Coach Sheet 1, and receive LEAP Coach Sheet 2 

    2. Complete Timeline if necessary. 

    3. Set-up Step Book (This takes a while) 

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  • Week of August 22nd

    Monday 8/22/22

    1. Bell Ringer

    2. Complete Jamestown Micro-Q (DBQ Project) Document C (HW check tomorrow). 

     

     Tuesday 8/23/22 

    1. Bell Ringer + Classwork Check on Vocab

    2. Review Document C as a class.  

    3. Political Cartoon 6-Tobacco Becomes Gold in the South- guide students through proper analysis of a political cartoon. They will then answer the questions on the back of the page.  We will review all answers. Download Political Cartoon 6_cartoon

     

    Wednesday 8/24/22   

    1. Bell Ringer- Give students time to complete then review. 

    2. Colonies Vocabulary Quiz - Complete quiz using Edulastic, if possible. 

    3. Explain LEAP Coach Sheet procedures. 

     

     Thursday 8/25/22 

    1. Bell Ringer- Give students time to complete then review. 

    2. Chapter 5 Vocabulary Chart – Students will complete using PPT and add in extra facts from discussion. 

     

    Friday 8/26/22 

    1. Bell Ringer 

    2. Finish any remaining terms on Ch. 5 Vocabulary Chart. QUIZ-8/31 

    3. Watch Fast Facts about the Proclamation of 1763 (3 min) This is a link on the packet page. 

    4. Begin Ch. 5 Power point notes 

     

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  • Week of August 15th

    Monday 8/15/22 
    1. Complete procedures practice Bell Ringer. 
    2. Key Geography Terms + Interesting Facts about North America  
    3. Discuss map features specifically using a world map. Use Classroom Atlas to look at a Political and Physical Map. 
    4. Identify and discuss key features. 

     

    Tuesday 8/16/22 
    1. Complete procedures practice Bell Ringer.  
    2. Unit 1 Pre-Test 
    3. North America Map Skills practice (individually completed) 


     
    Wednesday 8/17/22
    1. Complete procedures practice Bell Ringer. 
    2. Colonies vocab chart – We combined chapters 3 and 4 on the chart.  Students will be introduced to the new vocabulary words. The teacher will model how to answer the first 2 vocab definitions and write a sentence using each term.  The students are to begin working on the vocab chart and continue working tomorrow on the chart using their textbook.  Homework check on sentences will be Tuesday. Colonies quiz will be on 8/_25_/21.

     

    Thursday 8/18/22

    1. Bellringer-chance to review class procedures

    2. Finish Colonies Vocab Chart-make sure to use Ppt and model how to create extra facts

    ******Colonial Vocabulary Quizlet- https://quizlet.com/_8ktwki?x=1jqt&i=133t81 (Links to an external site.) 

     

    Friday 8/19/22

    1. Bellringer-chance to review class procedures

    2. Brain pop video: regions of the 13 Colonies (7:51)

    3. Complete the 13 Colonies Map on the back of this page and color code each region. 


    Download Colonial Regions Chart.do

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  • First Day of School

    Friday 8/12/22

    1. All About Me Page

    2. Back to School Business and Procedures

    3. Canvas Explanation

     

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