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 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

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Feb 8, 2018, 1:41 PM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 2/12/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

League of Nations Project Due!

 

Brain Break

 

Tribunal

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Imperialism & WW1 Quiz Wednesday, February 13

 

Warm Up

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Imperialism & WW1 Quiz

 

Brain Break

 

Roaring 20s & Depression Vocab Due Friday beginning of class!

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Fish Bowl

 

Brain Break

 

Pre Quiz

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Vocab Due!

 

Brain Break

 

Risk!

 

Rare Birds

 

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

posted Feb 2, 2018, 8:58 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 2/5/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

League of Nations Project Due Friday, February 9

 

 

Warm Up

 

Revisions

 

Brain Break

 

Lawyer Conferences

 

Exit Slips

 

Imperialism & WW1 Quiz Tuesday, February 13

 

 

No School!

 

HS Orientation

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Tribunal!

 

Brain Break

 

Tribunal!

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 2/12/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Jeopardy

 

Brain Break

 

Jeopardy

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Imperialism & WW1 Quiz Tuesday, February 13

 

Warm Up

 

Imperialism & WW1 Quiz

 

Brain Break

 

Roaring 20s & Depression Vocab Due Thursday end of class

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Fish Bowl

 

Brain Break

 

Pre Quiz

 

Rare Birds

 

Warm Up

 

Quiz Retakes

 

Brain Break

 

Skill Builders

 

Vocab Due end of Hour

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Risk!

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Jan 26, 2018, 9:11 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 1/29/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

No School!

 

 

Warm Up

 

Research Time

 

Brain Break

 

Research Sheet Due by end of Hour!

 

Exit Slips

 

League of Nations Project Due Friday, February 9

 

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Snow Sculpting

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 2/5/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Work Time

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

League of Nations Project Due Friday, February 9

 

 

Warm Up

 

Revisions

 

Brain Break

 

Lawyer Conferences

 

Exit Slips

 

Imperialism & WW1 Quiz Tuesday, February 13

 

 

No School!

 

HS Orientation

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Tribunal!

 

Brain Break

 

Tribunal!

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Jan 19, 2018, 6:32 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 1/22/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Propaganda & WW1

 

Brain Break

 

Break Out Groups

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Aftermath of WW1

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Introduce League of Nations Project Due Thursday, February 8

 

Brain Break

 

Research Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Research Time

 

Brain Break

 

Research Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Research Time

 

Brain Break

 

Research Time

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 1/29/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

No School!

 

 

Warm Up

 

Introductions

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

League of Nations Project Due Thursday, February 8

 

 

Warm Up

 

Body Paragraphs

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Conclusion Paragraphs

 

Brain Break

 

Work Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Snow Sculpting

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Jan 12, 2018, 6:38 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 1/15/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Key Battles of WWI

 

Brain Break

 

Key Battles of WWI

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Primary Sources of WWI

 

Brain Break

 

Primary Sources of WWI

 

Exit Slips

 

MAP Testing

 

Warm Up

 

The Russian Revolution

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Key Historical Figures & Animal Farm

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 1/22/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Propaganda & WW1

 

Brain Break

 

Break Out Groups

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Aftermath of WW1

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Introduce League of Nations Project Due Thursday, February 8

 

Brain Break

 

Research Time

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Research Time

 

Brain Break

 

Research Time

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Research Time

 

Brain Break

 

Research Time

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Jan 5, 2018, 9:26 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 1/8/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

US Involvement with Latin America

 

Brain Break

 

Panama Canal

 

Exit Slips

 

 

MAP Testing

MAP Testing

Warm Up

 

Panama Canal

 

Brain Break

 

Panama Canal

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Run Up to WWI

 

Brain Break

 

Run Up to WWI

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 1/15/18

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

Key Battles of WWI

 

Brain Break

 

Key Battles of WWI

 

Exit Slips

 

 

Warm Up

 

Life in the Trenches

 

Brain Break

 

Photo Analysis

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

Primary Sources of WWI

 

Brain Break

 

Primary Sources of WWI

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

The Russian Revolution

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Key Historical Figures & Animal Farm

 

Brain Break

 

Discussion

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Dec 22, 2017, 9:04 AM by Kara Bolly

Tentative Weekly Schedule 1/1/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

No School!

 

 

No School; Inservice Day!

Warm Up

 

What is Imperialism?

 

Brain Break

 

Imperialism Maps

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

What is Yellow Journalism?

 

Brain Break

 

Make Your Own

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Causes of the Spanish American War

 

Brain Break

 

Effects of the Spanish American War

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule 1/8/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Warm Up

 

US Involvement with Latin America

 

Brain Break

 

Panama Canal

 

Exit Slips

 

 

MAP Testing

MAP Testing

Warm Up

 

Panama Canal

 

Brain Break

 

Panama Canal

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Run Up to WWI

 

Brain Break

 

Run Up to WWI

 

Rare Birds

 

Tentative Weekly Schedule

posted Dec 15, 2017, 7:38 AM by Kara Bolly

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

 

Rare Birds

 

 

HS Fab Lab

 


 

 

Fun Friday!

 

 

Enjoy your break!

Tentative Weekly Schedule 1/1/17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

No School!

 

 

No School; Inservice Day!

Warm Up

 

What is Imperialism?

 

Brain Break

 

Imperialism Maps

 

Exit Slips

 

Warm Up

 

What is Yellow Journalism?

 

Brain Break

 

Make Your Own

 

Exit Slips

 

 

 

 

Warm Up

 

Causes of the Spanish American War

 

Brain Break

 

Effects of the Spanish American War

 

Rare Birds

 

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!

 

 

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