US History II

General Information
 

Course Description:  This course provides a brief overview of United States History starting with the Constitution and concluding with World War II.  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:  Why do societies change?  Why do they stay the same?

Course of Study:

            1. The Civil War and Reconstruction

            2.  Westward Expansion

            3.  City Life and Change

            4.  Imperialism and World War I

            5.  The Roaring Twenties, Great Depression, and New Deal Era

            6.  World War II

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Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Dec 8, 2017, 9:10 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 12/11/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Women’s Suffrage

 

Brain Break

 

Women’s Suffrage

 

Exit Slips

 

 

City Life and Change Quiz Monday, December 18

Warm Up

 

African American Equality

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Big Picture Timelines

 

Brain Break

 

Big Picture Timelines

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

DBQ

 

Brain Break

 

DBQ

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy

 

Rare Birds

 

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 12/18/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

City Life and Change Quiz

 

Brain Break

 

Imperialism & WWI Vocab Sheet Due Wednesday 12/20 end of class

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Fish Bowl

 

Brain Break

 

Pre Quiz

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Vocab Due

 

Brain Break

 

Skill Builders

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

The Men Who Built America

 

Brain Break

 

The Men Who Built America

 

Rare Birds

 

 

Fun Friday!

 

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Dec 1, 2017, 1:31 PM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 12/4/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

The Jungle By Upton Sinclair

 

Brain Break

 

Muckraking

 

Exit Slips

 

Assignment:  Muckraker Example Due Tomorrow!

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Muckraker Assignment Due!

 

Who were the Progressives?

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Present

 

Brain Break

 

Present

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Women’s Suffrage

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Prohibition

 

Brain Break

 

Prohibition

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 12/11/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Prohibition

 

Brain Break

 

Prohibition

 

Exit Slips

 

 

City Life and Change Quiz Monday, December 18

Warm Up

 

African American Equality

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Big Picture Timelines

 

Brain Break

 

Big Picture Timelines

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

DBQ

 

Brain Break

 

DBQ

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy

 

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

 

Life in a Factory Simulation

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

How the Other Half Lives

 

Brain Break

 

Photo Analysis

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

The Labor Movement

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Union Debate

 

Brain Break

 

Union Debate

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Political Machines

 

Brain Break

 

Political Cartoon Analysis

 

Exit Slips

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 12/4/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

The Jungle By Upton Sinclair

 

Brain Break

 

Muckraking

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Who were the Progressives?

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Present

 

Brain Break

 

Present

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Women’s Suffrage

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Prohibition

 

Brain Break

 

Prohibition

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Nov 17, 2017, 6:32 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 11/120/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Self Revise

 

Brain Break

 

Peer Revise

 

Exit Slips

 

Robber Baron v. Captain of Industry Essay Due Tuesday, November 21

 

 

Warm Up

 

Projects Due!

 

Brain Break

 

Trivia Game

 

Rare Birds

No School!

 

 

No School!

 

 

No School!

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 11/27/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Life in a Factory Simulation

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

How the Other Half Lives

 

Brain Break

 

Photo Analysis

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

The Labor Movement

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Union Debate

 

Brain Break

 

Union Debate

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Political Machines

 

Brain Break

 

Political Cartoon Analysis

 

Exit Slips

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Nov 10, 2017, 6:10 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 11/13/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Good Introductions

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Robber Baron v. Captain of Industry Essay Due Tuesday, November 21

 

 

Warm Up

 

Good Body Paragraphs

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Good Conclusions

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Good Citations

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 11/120/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Self Revise

 

Brain Break

 

Peer Revise

 

Exit Slips

 

Robber Baron v. Captain of Industry Essay Due Tuesday, November 21

 

 

Warm Up

 

Projects Due!

 

Brain Break

 

Trivia Game

 

Rare Birds

No School!

 

 

No School!

 

 

No School!

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Nov 2, 2017, 2:00 PM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 11/6/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Ellis Island Simulation

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Letters from Immigrants

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Invention v. Innovation

 

Brain Break

 

Presentations

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Robber Baron v. Captain of Industry

 

Brain Break

 

Research

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Introduce Robber Baron v. Captain of Industry Essay Due Tuesday, November 21

 

Brain Break

 

Research

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 11/120/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Good Introductions

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Robber Baron v. Captain of Industry Essay Due Tuesday, November 21

 

 

Warm Up

 

Good Body Paragraphs

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Good Conclusions

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Good Citations

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Rare Birds

 


Tentative Weekly Schedules

posted Oct 27, 2017, 6:33 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 10/30/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Westward Expansion Quiz

 

Brain Break

 

City Life and Change Vocabulary Due Wednesday End of Class

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Fish Bowl

 

Brain Break

 

Pre-Quiz

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Brain Break

 

Vocabulary Due End of the Hour

 

Skill Builders

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

What is the Industrial Revolution?

 

Brain Break

 

Rise of the City

 

Rare Birds

 

 

No School!

Tentative Weekly Schedule 11/6/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Ellis Island Simulation

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Letters from Immigrants

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Invention v. Innovation

 

Brain Break

 

Presentations

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Robber Baron v. Captain of Industry

 

Brain Break

 

Research

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Introduce Robber Baron v. Captain of Industry Essay Due Tuesday, November 21

 

Brain Break

 

Research

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Oct 20, 2017, 7:33 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 10/23/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Introduce Letter Back East Project Due Friday, October 27

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Westward Expansion Quiz Monday, October 30

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Self Revise

 

Brain Break

 

Peer Revise

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Letter Due!

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 10/30/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Westward Expansion Quiz

 

Brain Break

 

City Life and Change Vocabulary Due Wednesday End of Class

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Fish Bowl

 

Brain Break

 

Pre-Quiz

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Brain Break

 

Vocabulary Due End of the Hour

 

Skill Builders

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

What is the Industrial Revolution?

 

Brain Break

 

Rise of the City

 

Rare Birds

 

 

No School!

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Oct 13, 2017, 6:10 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 10/16/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

Little Big Horn Reading Due! 

The Dawes Allotment Act

 

Brain Break

 

Assimilation

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

 

Brain Break

 

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

 

Brain Break

 

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

 

Brain Break

 

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

FRQ

 

Brain Break

 

FRQ

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 10/23/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Introduce Letter Back East Project Due Friday, October 27

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Westward Expansion Quiz Monday, October 30

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Self Revise

 

Brain Break

 

Peer Revise

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Letter Due!

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Oct 6, 2017, 6:39 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 10/9/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

The Oregon Trail

 

Brain Break

 

The Oregon Trail

 

Exit Slips

Permission Slip Due Thursday!

 

 

Warm Up

 

What is Manifest Destiny?

 

Brain Break

 

The Railroad

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Who Moved West?

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Photo Analysis

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Conflicts with Native Americans

 

Brain Break

 

Share

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 10/16/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

The Dawes Allotment Act

 

Brain Break

 

Assimilation

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

 

Brain Break

 

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

 

Brain Break

 

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

 

Brain Break

 

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

FRQ

 

Brain Break

 

FRQ

 

Rare Birds

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