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 by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/23/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Cornell Notes Due!

 

War in Europe Timeline

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Pearl Harbor

 

Brain Break

 

The US Enters the War

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Tora! Tora! Tora!

 

Brain Break

 

Tora! Tora! Tora!

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Tora! Tora! Tora!

 

Brain Break

 

Tora! Tora! Tora!

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Simulation Game

 

Brain Break

 

Simulation Game

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/30/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Famous Battles

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Codes in the War

 

Brain Break

 

Break Out

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

The War at Home Jigsaw

 

Brain Break

 

Share

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

The Holocaust

 

Brain Break

 

The Holocaust

 

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Manhattan Project

 

Brain Break

 

Debate

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Apr 13, 2018, 7:37 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/16/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

World War II Pre-Quiz

 

Brain Break

 

Fish Bowl

Vocabulary Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Brain Break

 

Vocab Due!

Skill Builders

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Monopoly!

 

Brain Break

 

Monopoly!

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Causes of WWII

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Assignment: Cornell Notes for Chapter 26 Section 1 Due Monday, April 23

 

Rare Birds

 

No School!

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/23/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Cornell Notes Due!

 

War in Europe Timeline

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Pearl Harbor

 

Brain Break

 

The US Enters the War

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Tora! Tora! Tora!

 

Brain Break

 

Tora! Tora! Tora!

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Tora! Tora! Tora!

 

Brain Break

 

Tora! Tora! Tora!

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Simulation Game

 

Brain Break

 

Simulation Game

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Apr 6, 2018, 7:42 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/9/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Writing Time

 

Brain Break

 

Writing Time

 

Exit Slips 

 

New Deal Project Due Thursday, April 12

 

Great Depression Quiz Friday, April 13

 

 

Warm Up

 

Writing Time

 

Brain Break

 

Writing Time

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Peer Revise

 

Brain Break

 

Self Revise

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Essay Due!

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy

 

Exit Slips 

Warm Up

 

Great Depression Quiz!

 

Brain Break

 

World War II Vocabulary Due Tuesday, April 17 end of class

 

Rare Birds

 

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/16/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

World War II Pre-Quiz

 

Brain Break

 

Fish Bowl

Vocabulary Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Brain Break

 

Vocab Due!

Skill Builders

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Monopoly!

 

Brain Break

 

Monopoly!

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Causes of WWII

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Assignment: Cornell Notes for Chapter 26 Section 1 Due Monday, April 23

 

Rare Birds

 

No School!

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Mar 23, 2018, 1:44 PM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/2/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

No School!

 

 

Warm Up

 

The Dust Bowl

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Introduce New Deal Project Flyer Due Friday, April 6

Essay Due Thursday, April 12

 

Brain Break

 

Flyer Work Time

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Flyer Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Flyer Work Time

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Share Flyers

 

Brain Break

 

Essay Work Time

 

Rare Birds

 

Great Depression Quiz Friday, April 13

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/9/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Writing Time

 

Brain Break

 

Writing Time

 

Exit Slips

 

New Deal Project Due Thursday, April 12

 

Great Depression Quiz Friday, April 13

 

 

Warm Up

 

Writing Time

 

Brain Break

 

Writing Time

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Peer Revise

 

Brain Break

 

Self Revise

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Essay Due!

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Great Depression Quiz!

 

Brain Break

 

World War II Vocabulary Due Tuesday, April 17 end of class

 

Rare Birds

 

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Mar 16, 2018, 9:38 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 3/19/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Stock Market Simulation

 

Brain Break

 

Discuss

 

Exit Slips

 

Assignment:  Chp 25 Section 1 (pgs 778-782) Outline Due Wednesday, March 21

Warm Up

 

Reactions to the Crash

 

Brain Break

 

Primary Sources

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Outline Due!

 

Public Policy

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Fireside Chats

 

Brain Break

 

Analyze Documents

 

Rare Birds

Fun Friday!

Enjoy your Spring Break!

Tentative Weekly Schedule 4/2/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

No School!

 

 

Warm Up

 

The Dust Bowl

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Introduce New Deal Project Flyer Due Friday, April 6

Essay Due Thursday, April 12

 

Brain Break

 

Flyer Work Time

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Flyer Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Flyer Work Time

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Share Flyers

 

Brain Break

 

Essay Work Time

 

Rare Birds

 

Great Depression Quiz Friday, April 13

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Mar 9, 2018, 2:10 PM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 3/12/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Present!

 

Brain Break

 

Present!

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Economics of the 1920s

 

Brain Break

 

Economics of the 1920s

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

The Roaring 20s

 

Brain Break

 

Mass Culture

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Singin’ In the Rain

 

Brain Break

 

Singin’ In the Rain

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Singin’ In the Rain

 

Brain Break

 

Singin’ In the Rain

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 3/19/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Stock Market Simulation

 

Brain Break

 

Discuss

 

Exit Slips

 

Assignment:  Chp 25 Section 1 (pgs 778-782) Outline Due Wednesday, March 21

Warm Up

 

Reactions to the Crash

 

Brain Break

 

Primary Sources

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Outline Due!

 

Public Policy

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Fireside Chats

 

Brain Break

 

Analyze Documents

 

Rare Birds

Fun Friday!

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Mar 1, 2018, 9:40 AM by Kara Bolly

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 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

posted Mar 1, 2018, 9:39 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 3/5/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Peer Conferencing

 

Brain Break

 

Revisions

 

Exit Slips

 

Joint ELA/SS Research Project Due Thursday, March 8

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Google Slides

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Google Slides

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Research Papers Due!

 

Presentations!

 

Skill Builders

 

Presentations!

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Presentations!

 

Work Time

 

Presentations!

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 3/12/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Present!

 

Brain Break

 

Present!

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Economics of the 1920s

 

Brain Break

 

Economics of the 1920s

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

The Roaring 20s

 

Brain Break

 

Mass Culture

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Singin’ In the Rain

 

Brain Break

 

Singin’ In the Rain

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Singin’ In the Rain

 

Brain Break

 

Singin’ In the Rain

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Feb 22, 2018, 9:08 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 2/26/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Pre-Writing Exercise

 

Brain Break

 

Follow Up Research

 

Note Sheet Needs to be Checked off Today!

 

Exit Slips

 

Joint ELA/SS Research Project Due Thursday, March 8

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Thesis Statements and Introductions

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Body Paragraphs

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Conclusion Paragraphs

 

Skill Builders

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Skill Builders

 

Work Time

 

Rough Draft Needs To Be Ready for Monday!

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 3/5/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Peer Conferencing

 

Brain Break

 

Revisions

 

Exit Slips

 

Joint ELA/SS Research Project Due Thursday, March 8

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Google Slides

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Google Slides

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Research Papers Due!

 

Presentations!

 

Skill Builders

 

Presentations!

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Presentations!

 

Work Time

 

Presentations!

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Feb 16, 2018, 9:38 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 2/19/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Introduce Joint ELA/SS Research Project Due Thursday, March 8

 

Brain Break

 

Topic Selection

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Evaluating Sources

 

Brain Break

 

Begin Research

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Research

 

Brain Break

 

Research

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Research

 

Skill Builders

 

Research

 

Rare Birds

 

 

 

 

No School!

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 2/26/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Pre-Writing Exercise

 

Brain Break

 

Follow Up Research

 

Note Sheet Needs to be Checked off Today!

 

Exit Slips

 

Joint ELA/SS Research Project Due Thursday, March 8

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Thesis Statements and Introductions

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Body Paragraphs

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Conclusion Paragraphs

 

Skill Builders

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Skill Builders

 

Work Time

 

Rough Draft Needs To Be Ready for Monday!

 

Rare Birds

 

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