Wednesday, May 29: Students learned about the Civil Rights Movement today. We read W. 112-113 and completed W. 115-116. We then watched the documentary The Children's March and discussed it.
In Class: W. 115-116
Homework: All work due Friday
Friday, May 31: No class due to Day of Service.
Tuesday, May 21: Today we reviewed for the final and watched a video of the pictures from our field trip.
In Class: Review
Thursday, May 23: Today was the final exam. If absent, see Ms. Nay ASAP! Students also turned in their workbooks.
In Class: Final Exam
Monday, May 13: We watched Journey to Freedom. With any remaining time, we discussed the end of the war (notes on W. 86). Students also received their study guides for the final.
Due: W. 76-77
In Class: W. 86
Homework: Community Experience
Wednesday, May 15: Students read two important documents from the era, the Emancipation Proclamation and Gettysburg Address, responding to some questions about them (W. 79-83). They then completed W. 87-88. Next, they read the information on W. 96-97 and completed W. 98-99.
Due: Community Experience
In Class: W. 79-83, 87-88,
Homework: W. 79-83 & 87-88 complete
Friday, May 17: Today we finished discussing the end of the Civil War and completed the notes on W. 86. introduced Reconstruction of the South after the Civil War. Students completed the Reconstruction Hook on W. 90. Students were polled about their ideas of reconstruction on W. 91. They then filled in the blanks on W. 92-95 with the accompanying slides (available on Documents page).
Due: W. 79-83 Complete
In Class: W. 86, 90-95
Homework: Study for Final
Tuesday, May 7: Students took the midterm essay test. If absent, see Ms. Nay ASAP for when to take it. Students then worked on W. 70-73, W. 76-77.
Due: Current Event #3
In Class: Midterm test, W. 70-73
Homework: W. 76-77
Thursday, May 9: We learned about the major battles of the first half of the Civil War, taking notes on W. 78.
Due: W. 76-77
In Class: Notes on W. 78
Monday, April 29: Students watched the Division episode of America: The Story of Us and completed a video guide one W. 67-68 (if absent, come to a lab to view the episode, find the answers by searching online, or see Ms. Nay for an alternate assignment). Students then had time to work on W. 62-63 (information packet on documents page).
In Class: W. 67-68, W. __
Homework: W. 62-63
Wednesday, May 1: We started taking notes about the North and South at the outbreak of the Civil War on W. 74-75. If absent, see Ms. Nay or a peer for notes, or download the slides from the documents page. Students then started on the Civil War worksheets on W. 70-73.
In Class: W. 74-75, W. 70-71
Homework: Prepare for midterm
Friday, May 3: Students completed the mapping battles assignment on W. 76-77 (instructions on documents page). They then worked on the Civil War worksheets on W. 70-73. With any remaining time, they prepared for the midterm next class.
In Class: W. 76-77, W. 70-73
Homework: Current Event #3, Prepare for midterm
Tuesday, April 23: We discussed causes of the Civil War today. Students filled out most of W. 60 (except the bottom question). They then used data cards (available on the Documents page) to complete W. 62. Next, students participated in a carousel brainstorm in which we discussed the issues of warfare and the country prior to the Civil War. We then made the foldable for W. 66 for next class.
Due: Current Event #2
In Class: W. 60, W. 61
Thursday, April 25: We took notes in our foldable on W. 66 about what caused the Civil War. If absent, use this link for the Prezi. Then students started working on W. 63-64 (info packet available on Documents page). W. 63 should be completed for next class.
In Class: W. 66 Notes, Questions on W. 63
Homework: Workbook due next class
Monday, April 1: Students took notes on W. 54 about the Louisiana Purchase (PowerPoint slides on Documents page if absent). We then continued our movie as students met individually with Ms. Nay to discuss their tyranny essays.
In Class: W. 54
Wednesday, April 3: Students labeled their maps on W. 56 (if absent, find the original map on the Documents page). We then continued our movie.
In Class: W. 56
Friday, April 5: We finished our movie today. In any remaining time, students looked up the Westward Expansion sections on W. 58 in the textbooks in the classroom and filled in the note sections.
In Class: Started W. 58
Homework: Current Event #2
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