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 Dec 8, 2017, 9:11 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 12/11/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Free Response Question

 

Brain Break

 

FRQ

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Life During the War

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

Revolutionary War Quiz Tuesday, December 19

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Support from Others

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Last Battles

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

What Comes Next?

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 12/18/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy

 

Exit Slips

 

Revolutionary War Quiz Tuesday, December 19

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Revolution Quiz

 

Brain Break

 

Constitution Vocabulary Due Thursday, December 21 End of Class

 

Exit Slips

 

Revolutionary War Quiz Tuesday, December 19

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Fish Bowl

 

Brain Break

 

Pre-Quiz

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Vocabulary Due

 

Brain Break

 

Skill Builders

 

Rare Birds

 

 

Fun Friday!

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Dec 1, 2017, 1:33 PM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 12/4/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Town Hall Debate Project Due Wednesday, December 6

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Debate!

 

Brain Break

 

Debate!

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Declaration of Independence

Text Analysis

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

The Founding Ideals

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 12/11/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Free Response Question

 

Brain Break

 

FRQ

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Life During the War

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

Revolutionary War Quiz Tuesday, December 19

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Support from Others

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Last Battles

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

What Comes Next?

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Nov 21, 2017, 6:55 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 11/27/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Colonial Newspaper Assignment

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Colonial Newspaper Assignment Due End of Hour

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Introduce Town Hall Debate Project Due Wednesday, December 6

 

Brain Break

 

Biography 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 12/4/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Town Hall Debate Project Due Wednesday, December 6

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Debate!

 

Brain Break

 

Debate!

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Declaration of Independence

Text Analysis

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

The Founding Ideals

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Nov 17, 2017, 6:33 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 11/20/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

The Crossing

 

Brain Break

 

The Crossing

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Wrap Up

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

 

 

 

No School!

 

 

 No School!

 

 

No School!

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 11/27/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Colonial Newspaper Assignment

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Colonial Newspaper Assignment Due End of Hour

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Introduce Town Hall Debate Project Due Wednesday, December 6

 

Brain Break

 

Biography 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 Nov 10, 2017, 6:09 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 11/13/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Rising Tensions

 

Brain Break

 

Protest Songs

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Protest Songs

 

Brain Break

 

Protest Songs

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Shot Heard Round the World

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Early Battles

 

Brain Break

 

Early Battles

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

The Crossing

 

Brain Break

 

The Crossing

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 11/20/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

The Crossing

 

Brain Break

 

The Crossing

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Wrap Up

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

 

 

 

No School!

 

 

 No School!

 

 

No School!

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Nov 2, 2017, 2:02 PM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 11/6/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Fish Bowl

 

Brain Break

 

Pre-Quiz

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Revolution Vocab Due End of Hour

 

Brain Break

 

Skill Builders

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Economic Relationships

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

Get Permission Slip Signed by Tuesday

 

 

Warm Up

 

The Boston Massacre

 

Brain Break

 

Analyze Propaganda

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Boston Massacre Readings

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 11/13/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Rising Tensions

 

Brain Break

 

Protest Songs

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 Permission Slips Turned In?

Protest Songs

 

Brain Break

 

Protest Songs

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Shot Heard Round the World

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Early Battles

 

Brain Break

 

Early Battles

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

The Crossing

 

Brain Break

 

The Crossing

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Oct 27, 2017, 6:32 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 10/30/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Journal of a Colonist Project Due Wednesday, November 1

 

Early Colonial Life Quiz Thursday, November 2

 

Warm Up

 

Self Revise

 

Brain Break

 

Peer Revise

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Project Due!

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy/Study Guide Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Early Colonial Life Quiz

 

Brain Break

 

Revolution Vocabulary Due Tuesday November 7 End of Class

 

Rare Birds

 

 

No School

Tentative Weekly Schedule 11/6/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Fish Bowl

 

Brain Break

 

Pre-Quiz

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Revolution Vocab Due End of Hour

 

Brain Break

 

Skill Builders

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Economic Relationships

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

The Boston Massacre

 

Brain Break

 

Analyze Propaganda

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Boston Massacre Readings

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Oct 20, 2017, 7:34 AM by Kara Bolly

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 10/30/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Journal of a Colonist Project Due Wednesday, November 1

 

Early Colonial Life Quiz Thursday, November 2

 

Warm Up

 

Self Revise

 

Brain Break

 

Peer Revise

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Project Due!

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy/Study Guide Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Early Colonial Life Quiz

 

Brain Break

 

Revolution Vocabulary Due Tuesday November 7 End of Class

 

Rare Birds

 

 

No School

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

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