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.

Essential Question:  What does it mean to be an American?

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 Oct 13, 2017, 6:11 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 10/16/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Life in the Middle Colonies

 

Brain Break

 

Comparing the Colonies

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Relationships with Native Americans

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

DBQ

 

Brain Break

 

DBQ

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Self Government and the Colonies

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Tensions Rise

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 10/23/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

The French & Indian War

 

Brain Break

 

Discuss

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

The Effects of the War

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Introduce Journal of a Colonist Project Due Wednesday, November 1

 

Brain Break

 

Research Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Research Time

 

Brain Break

 

Research Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Early Colonial Life Quiz Thursday, November 2

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Oct 6, 2017, 6:38 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 10/9/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Brain Break

 

Vocabulary Due End of Hour

 

Skill Builders

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Timelines of Settlement

 

Brain Break

 

Share

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Mapping Stations

 

Brain Break

 

Mapping Stations

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Southern Colonies

 

Brain Break

 

Southern Colonies

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

New England Colonies

 

Brain Break

 

New England Colonies

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 10/16/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Life in the Middle Colonies

 

Brain Break

 

Comparing the Colonies

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Relationships with Native Americans

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

DBQ

 

Brain Break

 

DBQ

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Self Government and the Colonies

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Tensions Rise

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Sep 29, 2017, 6:30 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 10/2/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Written Descriptions

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Migration Project Due Wednesday, October 4

 

Intro to Geography Quiz Thursday, October 5

Warm Up

 

Self Revise

 

Brain Break

 

Peer Revise

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Projects Due!

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy/Study Guide Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Intro to Geo Quiz!

 

Brain Break

 

Colonial Vocabulary Sheet Due Monday End of Hour

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Fish Bowl

 

Brain Break

 

Pre-Quiz

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 10/9/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Brain Break

 

Vocabulary Due End of Hour

 

Skill Builders

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Timelines of Settlement

 

Brain Break

 

Share

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Mapping Stations

 

Brain Break

 

Mapping Stations

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Southern Colonies

 

Brain Break

 

Southern Colonies

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

New England Colonies

 

Brain Break

 

New England Colonies

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Sep 22, 2017, 7:55 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 9/25/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Explorer Jigsaw

 

Brain Break

 

Share

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Push V. Pull Factors

 

Brain Break

 

Introduce Migration Project Due Wednesday, October 4

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Map Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Map Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Map Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Map Work Time

 

Rare Birds

 

Intro to Geography Quiz Thursday, October 5

Homecoming Done @ 11:20


Shortened Schedule-Work Day

Tentative Weekly Schedule 10/2/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Written Descriptions

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Migration Project Due Wednesday, October 4

 

Intro to Geography Quiz Thursday, October 5

Warm Up

 

Self Revise

 

Brain Break

 

Peer Revise

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Projects Due!

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy/Study Guide Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Intro to Geo Quiz!

 

Brain Break

 

Colonial Vocabulary Sheet Due Monday End of Hour

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Fish Bowl

 

Brain Break

 

Pre-Quiz

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Sep 15, 2017, 9:23 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 9/18/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Mapping Stations

 

Brain Break

 

Mapping Stations

 

Exit Slips

 

MAP Testing

 

MAP Testing

 

Warm Up

 

Pre Contact Europe, Africa, South America

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Pre Contact North America Stations

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 9/25/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Explorer Jigsaw

 

Brain Break

 

Share

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Push V. Pull Factors

 

Brain Break

 

Introduce Migration Project Due Wednesday, October 4

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Map Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Map Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Map Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Map Work Time

 

Rare Birds

 

Intro to Geography Quiz Thursday, October 5

Homecoming Done @ 11:20

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Sep 8, 2017, 1:21 PM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 9/11/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

5 Themes of Geography Jigsaw

 

Brain Break

 

Share

 

Exit Slips

 

Signed Syllabus Due!

 

Warm Up

 

4 Things All Good Maps Need

 

Brain Break

 

Practice

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Scale

 

Brain Break

 

Practice

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Partner Maps

 

Brain Break

 

Share

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Latitude & Longitude

 

Brain Break

 

Practice

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 9/18/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Mapping Stations

 

Brain Break

 

Mapping Stations

 

Exit Slips

 

MAP Testing

 

MAP Testing

 

Warm Up

 

Pre Contact Europe, Africa, South America

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Pre Contact North America Jigsaw

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Aug 21, 2017, 12:19 PM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 9/4/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

No School

Warm Up

 

Syllabus

 

Class Contracts

 

Brain Break

 

Goal Setting

 

Exit Slips

 

Signed Syllabus Due Back Tuesday, September 12

Warm Up

 

Textbook Scavenger Hunt

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Citizenship Test

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Fish Bowl

 

Brain Break

 

Pre-Quiz

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 9/11/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

5 Themes of Geography Jigsaw

 

Brain Break

 

Share

 

Exit Slips

 

Signed Syllabus Due!

 

Warm Up

 

4 Things All Good Maps Need

 

Brain Break

 

Practice

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Scale

 

Brain Break

 

Practice

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Partner Maps

 

Brain Break

 

Share

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Latitude & Longitude

 

Brain Break

 

Practice

 

Rare Birds

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

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