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 by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/23/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Present!

 

Brain Break

 

Present!

 

Exit Slips 

 

Post Independence Expansion Quiz  Wednesday, April 25

 

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Post Independence Expansion Quiz!

 

Brain Break

 

Assignment: Civil War Vocab Due Friday 4/27 end of class

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Fish Bowl

 

Brain Break

 

Pre-Quiz

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Brain Break

 

Vocab Due!

 

Skill Builders

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/30/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Causes of the Civil War Timelines

 

Brain Break

 

Causes of the Civil War Timelines

 

Exit Slips 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Comparative Advantage

 

Brain Break

 

North v. South

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Technology of the War Jigsaw

 

Brain Break

 

Share

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Battle Research 

 

Brain Break

 

Battle Research

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Present

 

Brain Break

 

Present

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Apr 13, 2018, 7:40 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/16/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Introduce Presidential Comparison Project Due Monday, April 23

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Post Independence Expansion Quiz  Wednesday, April 25

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Rare Birds

 

 

 

 

NO SCHOOL!

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/23/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Present!

 

Brain Break

 

Present!

 

Exit Slips 

 

Post Independence Expansion Quiz  Wednesday, April 25

 

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Post Independence Expansion Quiz!

 

Brain Break

 

Assignment: Civil War Vocab Due Friday 4/27 end of class

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Fish Bowl

 

Brain Break

 

Pre-Quiz

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Brain Break

 

Vocab Due!

 

Skill Builders

 

Rare Birds

 


Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Apr 6, 2018, 7:43 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/9/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Slavery DBQ

 

Brain Break

 

Slavery DBQ

 

Exit Slips 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Rising Tension

 

Brain Break

 

Missouri Compromise

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Texas Revolution

 

Brain Break

 

Primary Sources

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

US and Mexico

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Slavery

 

Brain Break

 

Abolition

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/16/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Introduce Presidential Comparison Project Due Monday, April 23

 

Brain Break

 

Research Time

 

Exit Slips 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Post Independence Expansion Quiz  Wednesday, April 25

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Revisions

 

Rare Birds

 

 

 

 

No School!

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Mar 23, 2018, 1:45 PM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/2/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

No School!

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Development of North v. Development of South

 

Brain Break

 

Infographics

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Andrew Jackson

 

Brain Break

 

Epitaphs

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Timelines of Indian Removal

 

Brain Break

 

Share

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Trail of Tears Primary Sources

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/9/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Slavery DBQ

 

Brain Break

 

Slavery DBQ

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Texas Revolution

 

Brain Break

 

Primary Sources

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

US and Mexico

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Rising Tension

 

Brain Break

 

Missouri Compromise

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Slavery

 

Brain Break

 

Abolition

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Mar 16, 2018, 9:40 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 3/19/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

The Election of 1800

 

Brain Break

 

Louisiana Purchase

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

National Geographic’s Lewis and Clark

 

Brain Break

 

National Geographic’s Lewis and Clark

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Mapping Stations

 

Brain Break

 

Mapping Stations

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

War of 1812 Research

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

War of 1812 Primary Sources

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

 

Enjoy your Spring Break!

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/2/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

No School!

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Development of North v. Development of South

 

Brain Break

 

Infographics

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Andrew Jackson

 

Brain Break

 

Epitaphs

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Timelines of Indian Removal

 

Brain Break

 

Share

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Trail of Tears Primary Sources

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Mar 9, 2018, 2:11 PM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 3/12/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Joint ELA/SS Research Project Due!

 

Present!

 

Brain Break

 

Present!

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Present!

 

Brain Break

 

Present!

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Present!

 

Brain Break

 

Present!

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

George Washington’s Presidency

 

Brain Break

 

Analyze Lyrics

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Adams’ Presidency

 

Brain Break

 

Jigsaw

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 3/19/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

The Election of 1800

 

Brain Break

 

Louisiana Purchase

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

National Geographic’s Lewis and Clark

 

Brain Break

 

National Geographic’s Lewis and Clark

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Mapping Stations

 

Brain Break

 

Mapping Stations

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

War of 1812 Research

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

War of 1812 Primary Sources

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Feb 22, 2018, 9:09 AM by Kara Bolly

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 3/5/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Conclusion Paragraphs

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Joint ELA/SS Research Project Due Monday, March 12

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Day

 

Brain Break

 

Work Day

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Peer Conferencing

 

Brain Break

 

Revision Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Google Slides Examples

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Google Slides Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Rare Birds

 

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

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