Tuesday, March 26: Students completed the Industrial Revolution Matrix on W. 50-51. If absent, find the reading resources on the documents page. We also completed the vocabulary on W. 44.
Due: Current Event #1
In Class: W. 50-51, 44
Thursday, March 28: We went over the Child Labor PowerPoint (found on the Documents page) and completed W. 48. We also took some notes on the Louisiana Purchase on W. 54 (also found on Documents page).
In Class: W. 48, W. 54
Homework: Workbook up-to-date
Monday, March 18: Students took the civics test. If absent, see Ms. Nay ASAP. They then hand-wrote their rough drafts for the essay.
In Class: Civics Test, Rough Draft
Homework: Rough Draft
Wednesday, March 20: Students peer reviewed each others' rough drafts. They then typed their final draft. If these steps were not completed in class because rough drafts needed to be finished, these steps are homework.
Due: Rough Draft
In Class: Peer Review, Final Draft
Homework: Peer Review, Final Draft
Friday, March 22: Students watched the video Mill Times and took notes on W. 45. If absent, use this link to view the video, or access it by going to Utah's Online Library, clicking on eMedia, and searching for Mill Times (to access Utah's Online Library at home, you will need to log in - Login: online, Password: learning).
Due: Final Draft (with rough draft and peer review)
In Class: W. 45
Homework: Current Event #1
Tuesday, March 12: Students answered the questions on W. 37-40 for the DBQ Essay. They then studied for the civics test.
In Class: W. 37-40
Homework: Study for civics test
Thursday, March 14: Students created their outlines for the DBQ Essay. Then then studied for the civics test, completing the Quizizz found on the US History home page.
In Class: DBQ Essay Outline, Study
Homework: Study for test next class
Tuesday, March 5: We went over some of the questions for the civics test. We then discussed the field trip on Wednesday. Lastly, students were given an overview of the DBQ essay assignment.
Due: Community Experience, Workbook, Current Event #4
In Class: Civics study, W. 36
Thursday, March 7: We continued studying for the civics test. Students then analyzed the documents for the DBQ Essay (W. 37-40).
In Class: W. 37-40
Homework: Complete W. 37-40
Monday, February 25: Students had time to work on their Charting the Branches assignment (W. 21-23). If finished, they began to study for the Civics test.
In Class: W.21-23
Homework: W. 21-23, Field Trip Permission Form
Wednesday, February 27: Students worked on the Bill of Rights assignment today, reviewing what each amendment is about (W. 24-28). The also completed the Declare Your Powers assignment on W. 31. With any remaining time, we studied for the Civics Test.
Due: W. 21-23
In Class: W. 24-28, W. 31
Homework: W. 24-28 Complete
Friday, March 1: We discussed Checks and Balances and completed W. 30 together. If absent, see Ms. Nay or a peer for the discussion notes. We also corrected W. 31. Students were then introduced to the DBQ Essay topic, completing W. 32-35.
Due: W. 24-28 Complete
In Class: W. 30, 32-35
Homework: Current Event #4, Community Experience, Workbook Up-to-date
Tuesday, February 19: Students took the midterm essay test today. If absent, see Ms. Nay ASAP for when you can take the test. After the test, students started W. 21 using the accompanying informational packet (found on Documents page).
Due: Current Event #3
In Class: Midterm Test, W. 21 (if time)
Homework: Workbook up to date
Thursday, February 21: We added to the branches foldable notes (if absent, see Ms. Nay or a peer for notes). We covered the Legislative Branch and started the Judicial Branch.
In Class: Branches Foldable Notes (W. 20)
Homework: Field Trip Permission Slip
Tuesday, February 12: First, students had a chance to pass off the Preamble. We finished watching A More Perfect Union and completed W. 19. If absent, see Ms. Nay for an alternate assignment. We then went over the midterm test questions and how to answer them.
Due: Current Event #2
In Class: W. 19
Thursday, February 14: Students had a chance to pass of the Preamble. We then discussed essay test taking strategies and went over the prompts for the Midterm. Students then created a foldable for W. 20 and started taking notes on the Executive Branch (if absent, see Ms. Nay or a peer).
In Class: Started foldable on W. 20
Homework: Current Event #3
Monday, February 4: As a class we went over the Preamble to the Constitution, defining terms and discussing what each part means (the Preamble is in your copy of the Constitution you received in class). Students will be required to memorize and recite the Preamble. We then started watching A More Perfect Union, answering the corresponding questions on the video guide on W. 18. If absent, please read check out a textbook from Ms. Nay and read T. 190-198 and answer questions 1-4 on T. 198.
In Class: Preamble Intro, W. 18
Wednesday, February 6: Students had a chance to pass off the Preamble today. We then continued watching A More Perfect Union. Students filled out W. 18-19 while watching. If absent, please read check out a textbook from Ms. Nay and read T. 190-198 and answer questions 1-6 on T. 198.
In Class: W. 18-19
Friday, February 8: Students had another chance to pass off the Preamble. We then finished A More Perfect Union and W. 19. Students then made their foldable for W. 20. We started taking notes on the Executive Branch. If absent, see a peer or Ms. Nay for notes.
In Class: W. 19
Homework: Current Event #2
Tuesday, January 29: We finished watching episode 2 of America: The Story of Us. We then discussed the Articles of Confederation, what they were and why they were problematic. Click here for the Prezi presentation on the Articles. Students then completed W. 10-13.
Due: Current Event #1
In Class: W. 10-13
Homework: Workbook 2-12 complete (workbook due next class)
Thursday, January 31: We discussed Shays' Rebellion and how it was an example of why the Articles of Confederation were not working. Students read W. 15 and filled in W. 14. We then read the primary source on W. 16 and discussed Jefferson's view of Shays' Rebellion. Students completed W. 17 using complete sentences.
Due: Workbook (2-17)
In Class: W. 14-17
Wednesday, January 22: We started by taking notes on one foldable on W. 6 about major leaders and battles in the war (if absent see Ms. Nay or a peer for notes, or the Powerpoint on the Documents page). Students then worked on mapping the battles on W. 4-5 (requires instructions found on Documents page). If time, we began discussing the second foldable on W. 6.
In Class: One foldable on W. 6, W. 4-5
Homework: W. 4-5 (instructions on Documents page)
Friday, January 25: Today we completed a second foldable on W. 6 about major battles of the Revolution (if absent see Ms. Nay or a peer for notes, or the Powerpoint on the Documents page). We then watched Episode 2 of America: The Story of Us. Students completed the video guide on W. 7 while viewing. If absent, come to a lab to view the episode or write a paragraph about either the Battle of Saratoga or the Winter at Valley Forge, and a paragraph on the Battle of Yorktown (for a total of two paragraphs).
Due: W. 4-5 Complete
In Class: W. 6 (one foldable), W. 7 (if absent see agenda instructions)
Homework: Current Event #1; Catch up in workbook