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 Feb 16, 2018, 9:39 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 2/19/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Fish Bowl

 

Brain Break

 

Pre Quiz

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Brain Break

 

Vocab Due End of Class

 

Skill Builders

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Introduce Joint ELA/SS Research Project Due Monday, March 12

 

Brain Break

 

Topic Selection

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Evaluating Sources

 

Brain Break

 

Begin Research

 

Rare Birds

 

 

 

 

No School

Tentative Weekly Schedule 2/26/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Research Day

 

Brain Break

 

Research Day

 

Exit Slips

 

Joint ELA/SS Research Project Due Monday, March 12

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Research Day

 

Brain Break

 

Research Day

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Pre-writing Exercise

 

Brain Break

 

Follow Up Research

 

Note Sheet Needs to be Checked off Today!

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Thesis Statements and Introductions

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Body Paragraphs

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Feb 8, 2018, 1:44 PM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 2/12/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Powers of Government Essay Due Wednesday, February 14

 

Constitution Quiz Friday, February 16

 

 

Warm Up

 

Self Revise

 

Brain Break

 

Peer Revise

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Essay Due

 

Brain Break

 

Rights, Duties, and Responsibilities

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Constitution Quiz

 

Brain Break

 

Post Independence Expansion Vocab Due Tuesday, February 20 end of class

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 2/19/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Fish Bowl

 

Brain Break

 

Pre Quiz

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Brain Break

 

Vocab Due End of Class

 

Skill Builders

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Introduce Joint ELA/SS Research Project Due Monday, March 12

 

Brain Break

 

Topic Selection

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Evaluating Sources

 

Brain Break

 

Begin Research

 

Rare Birds

 

 

 

 

No School

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Feb 2, 2018, 8:59 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 2/5/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Thesis Statements and Introductions

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Powers of Government Essay Due Tuesday, February 13

 

 

Warm Up

 

Good Body Paragraphs

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

No School!

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Good Conclusions

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Citations

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Rare Birds

 

Constitution Quiz Friday, February 16

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 2/12/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Self Revise

 

Brain Break

 

Peer Revise

 

Exit Slips

 

Powers of Government Essay Due Tuesday, February 12

 

Constitution Quiz Friday, February 16

 

 

Warm Up

 

Essay Due

 

Brain Break

 

Rights, Duties, and Responsibilities

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Power Grab Game

 

Brain Break

 

Power Grab Game

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Constitution Quiz

 

Brain Break

 

Post Independence Expansion Vocab Due Tuesday, February 20 end of class

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Jan 26, 2018, 9:14 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 1/29/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

No School!

 

 

Warm Up

 

“Do I Have a Right?”

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Judicial Changes

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Separation of Powers

 

Brain Break

 

Checks & Balances

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Introduce Powers of Government Essay Due Tuesday, February 13

 

Brain Break

 

Brainstorming

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 2/5/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Thesis Statements and Introductions

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Powers of Government Essay Due Tuesday, February 13

 

 

Warm Up

 

Good Body Paragraphs

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

No School!

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Good Conclusions

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Citations

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Rare Birds

 

Constitution Quiz Friday, February 16

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Jan 19, 2018, 6:34 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 1/22/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Introduce Amendment Poster Project Due Thursday, January 25

 

Brain Break

 

Work Day

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Present!

 

Brain Break

 

Present!

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

The Supreme Court & Our Lives

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 1/29/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

No School!

 

 

Warm Up

 

“Do I Have a Right?”

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Separation of Powers

 

Brain Break

 

Checks & Balances

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Introduce Powers of Government Essay Due Monday, February 12

 

Brain Break

 

Brainstorming

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Writing a Good Thesis & Intro

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Jan 12, 2018, 6:40 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 1/15/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Work Day

 

Brain Break

 

Work Day

 

Exit Slips

 

Mock Constitutional Convention due Tuesday, January 16

Warm Up

 

Constitutional Convention

 

Brain Break

 

Constitutional Convention

 

Exit Slips

 

Lyric Opera

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Real Convention

 

Brain Break

 

Constitutional Treasure Hunt

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

The Ratification Debates

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 1/22/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Introduce Amendment Poster Project Due Thursday, January 25

 

Brain Break

 

Work Day

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Present!

 

Brain Break

 

Present!

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

The Supreme Court & Our Lives

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Jan 5, 2018, 9:27 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 1/8/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Work Day

 

Brain Break

 

Work Day

 

Exit Slips

 

Mock Constitutional Convention due Tuesday, January 16

MAP TESTING

 

MAP TESTING

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Day

 

Brain Break

 

Work Day

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Day

 

Brain Break

 

Work Day

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 1/15/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Work Day

 

Brain Break

 

Work Day

 

Exit Slips

 

Mock Constitutional Convention due Tuesday, January 16

Warm Up

 

Constitutional Convention

 

Brain Break

 

Constitutional Convention

 

Exit Slips

 

Lyric Opera

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Real Convention

 

Brain Break

 

Constitutional Treasure Hunt

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

The Ratification Debates

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Dec 22, 2017, 9:05 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 1/1/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

No School!

 

 

No School; Inservice!

 

Warm Up

 

Government Problem Solving

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Weaknesses of the AOC

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

The Constitutional Convention

 

Brain Break

 

Introduce Mock Constitutional Convention due Tuesday, January 16

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 1/8/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Work Day

 

Brain Break

 

Work Day

 

Exit Slips

 

Mock Constitutional Convention due Tuesday, January 16

MAP TESTING

 

MAP TESTING

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Day

 

Brain Break

 

Work Day

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Day

 

Brain Break

 

Work Day

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Dec 15, 2017, 7:39 AM by Kara Bolly

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

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Fish Bowl

 

Brain Break

 

Pre-Quiz

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Vocabulary Due

 

Brain Break

 

Skill Builders

 

Rare Birds

 

 

Fun Friday!

 

Enjoy your break!

Tentative Weekly Schedule 1/1/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

No School!

 

 

No School; Inservice!

 

Warm Up

 

Government Problem Solving

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Weaknesses of the AOC

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

The Constitutional Convention

 

Brain Break

 

Introduce Mock Constitutional Convention due Tuesday, January 16

 

Rare Birds

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!

 

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