US History I

General Information
 

Course Description:  This course provides a brief overview of early United States history starting with a review of geography and exploration and concluding with the Civil War and Reconstruction.  Students will learn social studies skills that will be used throughout life as well as knowledge of global concepts of which every global citizen should be aware.

 

Course of Study:

            1.  Geography Review and Exploration

            2.  Early Colonial Life

            3.  Revolution

            4.  The Constitution

            5.  Post-Independence Expansion

            6.  Civil War and Reconstruction

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Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Jun 2, 2017, 7:00 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 6/5/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Essays Due!

 

Presentations!

 

Brain Break

 

Presentations!

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Revisions

 

Brain Break

 

Wrap Up and Rare Birds

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Last Day; students dismissed @ 11:20!

 

 

 

 

Have a great summer!

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted May 26, 2017, 9:54 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 5/29/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

No School!

 

 

“What Does It Mean To Be An American?” Project Due Monday, June 5th

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

“What Does It Mean To Be An American?” Project Due Monday, June 5th

 

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 6/5/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Essays Due!

 

Presentations!

 

Brain Break

 

Presentations!

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Fix Any Needed Work

 

Brain Break

 

Wrap Up and Rare Birds

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Last Day; students dismissed @ 11:20!

 

 

 

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted May 20, 2017, 7:58 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 5/22/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

What was Reconstruction?

 

Brain Break

 

Analysis of the South

 

Exit Slips

 

Civil War and Reconstruction Quiz Friday, May 26

Warm Up

 

Amendments Change Lives

 

Brain Break

 

Reconstruction:  Success or Failure?

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Brewer Game!

 

Warm Up

 

Introduction to “What Does It Mean To Be An American?” Project Due Monday, June 5th

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Civil War and Reconstruction Quiz

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 5/29/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

No School!

 

 

“What Does It Mean To Be An American?” Project Due Monday, June 5th

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

“What Does It Mean To Be An American?” Project Due Monday, June 5th

 

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted May 12, 2017, 6:11 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 5/15/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

The Battle of Gettysburg

 

Brain Break

 

The War Changes

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Civil War Reenactments

 

Warm Up

 

Final Battles of the War

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Positive Impact Day!

Warm Up

 

The End of the War

 

Brain Break

 

Results

 

Rare Birds

 

Civil War and Reconstruction Quiz Friday, May 26

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 5/22/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

What was Reconstruction?

 

Brain Break

 

Analysis of the South

 

Exit Slips

 

Civil War and Reconstruction Quiz Friday, May 26

Warm Up

 

Amendments Change Lives

 

Brain Break

 

Reconstruction:  Success or Failure?

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Brewer Game!

 

Warm Up

 

Introduction to “What Does It Mean To Be An American?” Project Due Monday, June 5th

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Civil War and Reconstruction Quiz

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted May 5, 2017, 6:40 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 5/8/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Technology and the War Posters

 

Brain Break

 

Share

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Major Battles Research

 

Brain Break

 

Major Battle Research

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

MAP Testing

Warm Up

 

Major Battles Presentations

 

Brain Break

 

Major Battles Presentations

 

Rare Birds

 

 

 

MAP Testing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 5/15/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

The Battle of Gettysburg

 

Brain Break

 

The War Changes

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Civil War Reenactments

 

Warm Up

 

Final Battles of the War

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Positive Impact Day!

Warm Up

 

The End of the War

 

Brain Break

 

Results

 

Rare Birds

 

Civil War and Reconstruction Quiz Friday, May 26

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Apr 27, 2017, 9:31 AM by Kara Bolly   [ updated Apr 28, 2017, 8:42 AM ]

Tentative Weekly Schedule 5/1/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Civil War Pre-Quiz

 

Brain Break

 

Vocabulary Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retake

 

Brain Break

 

Civil War Vocabulary Due end of class

 

Skill Builders

 

Rare Birds

 

 

 

Lyric Opera Field Trip!

Warm Up

 

Causes of the Civil War Timeline

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Strengths and Weaknesses of the North and South

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 5/8/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Technology and the War Posters

 

Brain Break

 

Share

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Major Battles Research

 

Brain Break

 

Major Battle Research

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

MAP Testing

Warm Up

 

Major Battles Presentations

 

Brain Break

 

Major Battles Presentations

 

Rare Birds

MAP Testing

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Apr 21, 2017, 9:56 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/24/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Self Revisions

 

Brain Break

 

Peer Revisions

 

Exit Slips

 

Presidential Comparison Project Due Wednesday, April 26

 

Post-Independence Expansion Quiz Thursday, April 27

 

Warm Up

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Essays Due!

 

Presentations!

 

Brain Break

 

Presentations!

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Quiz!

 

Brain Break

 

Assignment:  Civil War Vocabulary Sheet Due Tuesday, May 2 end of Class

 

Rare Birds

 

 

No School!

Tentative Weekly Schedule 5/1/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Civil War Pre-Quiz

 

Brain Break

 

Vocabulary Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retake

 

Brain Break

 

Civil War Vocabulary Due end of class

 

Skill Builders

 

Rare Birds

 

 

 

Lyric Opera Field Trip!

Warm Up

 

Causes of the Civil War Timeline

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Strengths and Weaknesses of the North and South

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Apr 13, 2017, 6:42 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/17/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

No School

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Introduce Presidential Comparison Project Due Wednesday, April 26

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Post Independence Expansion Quiz Thursday, April 27

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/24/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Self Revisions

 

Brain Break

 

Peer Revisions

 

Exit Slips

 

Presidential Comparison Project Due Wednesday, April 25

 

Post-Independence Expansion Quiz Thursday, April 27

 

Warm Up

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Essays Due!

 

Presentations!

 

Brain Break

 

Presentations!

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Quiz!

 

Brain Break

 

Assignment:  Civil War Vocabulary Sheet Due Tuesday, May 2 end of Class

 

Rare Birds

 

 

No School!

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Apr 7, 2017, 6:33 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/10/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

US v. Mexico Jigsaw

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Rising Tensions

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Forward Exam

Warm Up

 

Life as a Slave

 

Brain Break

 

Abolition Movement

 

Rare Birds

No School!

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/17/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

No School

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Introduce Presidential Comparison Project Due Tuesday, April 25

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Post Independence Expansion Quiz Thursday, April 27

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Mar 24, 2017, 8:19 AM by Kara Bolly

Enjoy your Spring Break!

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/3/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

The Development of the North and the South

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Who was Andrew Jackson?

 

Brain Break

 

Epitaphs

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

What was Indian Removal?

 

Brain Break

 

Timelines

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Primary Sources on the Trail of Tears

 

Brain Break

 

Fish Bowl

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Backwards History of Texas

 

Brain Break

 

Discuss

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/10/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

US v. Mexico Jigsaw

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Rising Tensions

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Forward Exam

Warm Up

 

Life as a Slave

 

Brain Break

 

Abolition Movement

 

Rare Birds

No School!

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