Friday, August 31, 2018

  1. Warm Up Questions
    Industrialization brought a lot of challenges and problems to the United States.
    1. What were the four goals of progressives?
    2. If you were a Progressive, which goal would you tackle first? Why?

  2. Finish Muckrakers Document Analysis
    Use the six documents from class to fill out the chart

  3. Local and State Reforms
    Take Notes

  4. Cool Down Questions
    1. Using a meme generator website, create a school appropriate meme for something from the Industrialization unit, and copy/paste into today's Cool Down and into your name's box in Google Classroom

Thursday, August 30, 2018

  1. Warm Up Questions
    Industrialization brought a lot of challenges and problems to the United States.
    1. What do you think was the most important challenge to tackle at that time?
    2. Second most important?

  2. Goals of Progressives
    Take Notes

  3. Muckrakers Document Analysis
    Use the six documents from class to fill out the chart

  4. Begin work on Progressivism Unit Essential Questions (Homework--Due the day of the unit test)

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Note: Test on Industrialization and essential questions due on Wednesday, August 29th
  1. Finish America: The Story of Us--Cities Video
    Answer questions

  2. Industrialization Test

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

  1. Finish Simpsons--Last Exit to Springfield Episode
    Homer becomes the union boss

  2. America: The Story of Us--Cities Video
    Answer questions

  3. Finish Essential Questions and Study for Test (Homework)

Monday, August 27, 2018

  1. Labor Unions
    Finish Notes

  2. Strikes
    Take Notes

  3. Simpsons--Last Exit to Springfield Episode
    Homer becomes the union boss

Friday, August 24, 2018

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What reforms did the Populist Party promote?

  2. Populism
    Finish Notes

  3. Industrialization Quiz #1

  4. Labor Unions
    Take Notes

Thursday, August 23, 2018

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What did nativists believe?
    2. How did the Chinese Exclusion Act limit Asian immigration?

  2. Challenges of Urbanization
    Finish Notes

  3. Populism
    Take Notes

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What push factors (then and now) could lead people to leave their homelands for the United States?
    2. What pull factors (then and now) could draw people to the United States?

  2. New Immigrants
    Finish Notes

  3. Challenges of Urbanization
    Take Notes

  4. "How The Chinese Exclusion Act Can Help Us Understand Immigration Politics Today" Article
    Read the article (Google Classroom) and answer the questions

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

  1. How Photography Connects Us Video

  2. New Immigrants
    Take Notes

  3. Cool Down Questions
    1. In about a half-page, write whether you think America is a:
      • Melting Pot--All mix in and come out the same
      • Beef Stew--Still have separate ingredients, but "flavors" mix
      • Salad--All parts remain separate, with all that unites them is the "dressing" of being American
      Include examples from either your own life or things you have observed, or examples from the country's history.

Monday, August 20, 2018

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. Using specific examples, should big business leaders of the 19th century be considered “captains of industry” or “robber barons?”

  2. Science and Urban Life
    Take Notes

  3. How Photography Connects Us Video

  4. Cool Down Questions
    1. How has your life been changed by photography?
    2. Do you think photography is an effective means for change? Why or why not?

Friday, August 17, 2018

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What was the Interstate Commerce Commission? Why was it necessary?
    2. What was the difference between vertical integration and horizontal integration?

  2. Big Business
    Finish Notes

  3. Robber Barons Political Cartoon Analysis
    Using the zoom-out cartoons in class, complete the B.A.S.I.C analysis worksheet

Thursday, August 16, 2018

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did Edwin Drake and Henry Bessemer fuel the nation’s economic boom?
    2. How did the growth of railroad lines promote the growth of cities and trade?

  2. Nation's Expansion
    Finish Notes

  3. Why Trains Suck in America Video

  4. Review "Truth About Pocahontas" Thesis Statements

  5. Big Business
    Take Notes

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What are your biggest academic stresses this year?
    2. What are you hoping to learn about in U.S. History this year? Why?

  2. "Truth About Pocahontas" Thesis Statements
    Type your thesis statement into Peergrade and then grade three others' thesis statements

  3. Nation's Expansion
    Continue Notes

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

  1. Finish "Truth About Pocahontas" Document Analysis
    Use documents and the video to answer the questions on the analysis worksheet

  2. More Class Information
    Discuss unit homework

  3. Nation's Expansion
    Take Notes

  4. Begin work on Industrialization Unit Essential Questions (Homework--Due the day of the unit test)

Monday, August 13, 2018

  1. Evaluating Sources Presentation

  2. "Truth About Pocahontas" Document Analysis
    Use documents and the video to answer the questions on the analysis worksheet

  3. Parent/Guardian Contact Sheet (Homework--Due Tomorrow)
    Take syllabus home and have parent(s)/guardian(s) fill out the Contact Sheet

Friday, August 10, 2018

  1. Finish We the People Video

  2. 11th Grade Diagnostic Document-Based Question Essay
    Use documents to write the essay in Google Classroom

  3. Parent/Guardian Contact Sheet (Homework--Due Tuesday)
    Take syllabus home and have parent(s)/guardian(s) fill out the Contact Sheet

Thursday, August 9, 2018

  1. Class Information
    Review syllabus and course description

  2. We the People Video
    Answer questions

  3. Parent/Guardian Contact Sheet (Homework--Due Tuesday)
    Take syllabus home and have parent(s)/guardian(s) fill out the Contact Sheet

  4. Student Survey (Homework--Due Tomorrow)
    Answer questions