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 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

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Sep 29, 2017, 6:32 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 10/2/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Self Revise

 

Brain Break

 

Peer Revise

 

Exit Slips

 

Diary of a Former Slave Project Due Tuesday, October 3

 

Civil War and Reconstruction Quiz Wednesday, October 4

Warm Up

 

Diary Due!

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy/Study Guides

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Quiz!

 

Brain Break

 

Westward Expansion Vocabulary Due Friday End of Hour

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Pre-Quiz

 

Brain Break

 

Fish Bowl

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Brain Break

 

Vocab Due End of Hour

 

Skill Builders

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 10/9/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

The Oregon Trail

 

Brain Break

 

The Oregon Trail

 

Exit Slips

 

 

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

 

Signed Permission Slip Due! 

Warm Up

 

Conflicts with Native Americans

 

Brain Break

 

Share

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Sep 22, 2017, 7:52 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 10/2/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Sliding Scale of Equality

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Letter From Jourdan Anderson

 

Brain Break

 

Introduce Diary of a Former Slave Project Due Tuesday, October 3

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Civil War and Reconstruction Quiz Wednesday, October 4

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Rare Birds

Homecoming Done @ 11:20

Shortened Classes-Work Day

Tentative Weekly Schedule 10/2/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Self Revise

 

Brain Break

 

Peer Revise

 

Exit Slips

 

Diary of a Former Slave Project Due Tuesday, October 3

 

Civil War and Reconstruction Quiz Wednesday, October 4

Warm Up

 

Diary Due!

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy/Study Guides

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Quiz!

 

Brain Break

 

Westward Expansion Vocabulary Due Friday End of Hour

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Pre-Quiz

 

Brain Break

 

Fish Bowl

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Brain Break

 

Vocab Due End of Hour

 

Skill Builders

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Sep 15, 2017, 9:22 AM by Kara Bolly   [ updated Sep 19, 2017, 9:11 AM ]

Tentative Weekly Schedule 9/18/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Reconstruction

 

Brain Break

 

Plans for Reconstruction

 

Exit Slips

MAP Testing

MAP Testing

Warm Up

 

What was Reconstruction Like?

 

Brain Break

 

Discuss Sources

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

What was Sharecropping?

 

Brain Break

 

Compare Sources

 

Rare Birds


Primary Source Reading Assignment Due Monday!

Tentative Weekly Schedule 9/25/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 Primary Source Assignment Due!

Sliding Scale of Equality

 

Brain Break

 

Sliding Scale of Equality

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Letter from Jourdan Anderson to His Former Master

 

Brain Break

 

Introduce Diary of a Former Slave Project Due Tuesday, October 3

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Civil War and Reconstruction Quiz Wednesday, October 4

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Rare Birds

Homecoming Done @ 11:20

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Sep 8, 2017, 1:22 PM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 9/12/16

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Mapping Stations

 

Brain Break

 

Mapping Stations

 

 

Exit Slips

Signed Syllabus Due!

 

Warm Up

 

America:  The Story of Us

Civil War

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Persuasive Pitch Geography and the Civil War

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

OWLs

Warm Up

 

Wrap Up

 

Brain Break

 

Present

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 9/18/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Reconstructions

 

Brain Break

 

Plans for Reconstruction

 

Exit Slips

MAP Testing

MAP Testing

Warm Up

 

What was Reconstruction Like?

 

Brain Break

 

Discuss Sources

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

What was Sharecropping

 

Brain Break

 

Compare Sources

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Aug 21, 2017, 12:33 PM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 9/4/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

No School

Warm Up

 

Syllabus

 

Class Contracts

 

Brain Break

 

Goal Setting

 

Rare Birds

 

Signed Syllabus Due Back Tuesday, September 12

Warm Up

 

Textbook Scavenger Hunt

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Fish Bowl

 

Brain Break

 

Civil War and Reconstruction Pre-Quiz

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Geography Review Game

 

Brain Break

 

Geography and the Civil War

 

Exit Slips

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule 9/12/16

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Mapping Stations

 

Brain Break

 

Mapping Stations

 

 

Exit Slips

Signed Syllabus Due!

 

Warm Up

 

America:  The Story of Us

Civil War

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

Warm Up

 

Persuasive Pitch Geography and the Civil War

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

OWLs

Warm Up

 

Wrap Up

 

Brain Break

 

Present

 

Rare Birds

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted May 26, 2017, 9:53 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 5/29/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

No School!

 

 

The Outsiders

Risk Day!

 

Rare Birds

8th Grade Done at 11:20

 

Congratulations 8th Grade; you made it!

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted May 20, 2017, 7:57 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 5/22/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy

 

Exit Slips

 

WWII Quiz Thursday, May 25th

6 Word Stories

 

and

 

The Outsiders Debate

Brewers Game!

Warm Up

 

WWII Quiz

 

Brain Break

 

DEAR

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Brain Break

 

Skill Builders

 

Exit Slips

Tentative Weekly Schedule 5/29/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

No School!

 

 

The Outsiders

Risk Day!

 

Rare Birds

8th Grade Done at 11:20

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted May 12, 2017, 6:10 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 5/15/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

WWII Project Due Friday, May 19th

Civil War Reenactments

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

Positive Impact Day

Warm Up

 

Projects Due!

Presentations!

 

Brain Break

 

Presentations!

 

Rare Birds

 

WWII Quiz Thursday, May 25

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 5/22/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy

 

Exit Slips

 

WWII Quiz Thursday, May 25th

6 Word Stories

 

and

 

The Outsiders Debate

Brewers Game!

Warm Up

 

WWII Quiz

 

Brain Break

 

DEAR

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Brain Break

 

Skill Builders

 

Exit Slips

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