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Aim all Classes: Welcome to 8th Grade Social Studies.

Go over the Honors Summer Project

Getting to Know You Bingo

How to share your Google Drive documents with me.

Google Presentation: Classroom Rules and Expectations.

Classroom Expectations, goals and rules

Class Syllabus

All Classes Homework: Create a 911 Cinquain. Due Friday 9/8

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Aim all classes: How can we use Technology in Education to be more productive.

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Honors Classes:  Watch the YouTube Video on Reconstruction. You will have a short quiz on the video. Due Friday 9/8

Regents Classes Homework: Complete the Reconstruction HW#1 Packet Due Friday 9/8

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Aim Regents Classes: What were the main challenges faced during Reconstruction in reunifying the nation?

Google Presentation: The Reconstruction Period

Reconstruction Common Core Curriculum reading and essential questions.

Regents Classes Homework: Complete the Reconstruction HW#2 Packet Due Tuesday 9/12
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Aim all Classes: Presentation and commemoration of the events of September 11, 2001.

 

Regents Classes Homework: Complete the Reconstruction HW#3 Packet Due Wednesday 9/13

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Aim all Classes: What were the differences between Lincoln's plan, Johnson's and Radical Reconstruction?

Reconstruction Group Project 2017

Reconstruction Video Questions

Google Presentation: Reconstruction Part 1

Google Presentation: Reconstruction Part I alternative.

Google Presentation: The End of Reonstruction

Lincoln's 10% Plan
Johnson's Plan
The Radical Reconstruction Plan of Congress

Regents Classes Homework: Complete the Reconstruction HW#4 Packet Due Thurssday 9/14


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Aim all Classes: How did Constitutional amendments and federal legislation expand the rights and protect the citizenship of African Americans?
  • Students will examine the Reconstruction Amendments (13th, 14th and 15th amendments)
  • Students will examine the Freedmen's Bureau's purpose, successes and the extent of its success.
  • Students will examine the effects of the sharecropping system on African Americans.
  • Students will examine the reasons for the migration of African Americans to the North.

Readings on Jim Crow, Voting Restrictions, Plessy and the Ku Klux Klan


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Aim all Classes: How didthe Federal initiatives begun during Reconstruction, challenged on many levels, leading to negative impacts on the lives of African Americans?
  • Students will explore methods used by Southern state governments to affect the lives of African Americans, including the passage of Black Codes, poll taxes, and Jim Crow laws. 
  • Students will explore the responses of some Southerners to the increased rights of African Americans, noting the development of organizations such as the Ku Klux Klan and White Leagues. 
  • Students will examine the ways in which the federal government failed to follow up on its promises to freed African Americans. 
  • Students will examine the effects of the Plessy v. Ferguson ruling. 
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Aim all classes : How do you write a persuasive essay on Reconstruction?
  • Students will identify what a persuasive essay is.
  • Students will practice writing a thesis statement.
  • Students will learn how to write body paragraphs and conclusions.
  • Students will start to write their own persuasive essays about the Reconstruction era.?

All Classes Homework:  Finish your Reconstruction essay due Monday September 25.

All Classes Homework: The Western Frontier Homework: Section 1 The Mining Boom
Due Tuesday 9/19

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Aim all Classes: Presentation and commemoration for Constitution Day

Constitution Day Presentation 2017

 

 

 

All Classes Homework: Western Frontier Homework: Section 2 Ranchers and Farmers
Due Wednesday 9/20

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Aim all Classes: What were the effects of Manifest Destiny on mining, railroads and cattle?

Topics: 
California Gold Rush, The Transcontinental Railroad, Manifest Destiny, Barbed Wired, Sod Busters

Links:
Google Presentation: Westward Expansion and Manifest Destiny 2017

Google Presentation: Mining and the Gold Rush in the West



All Classes Homework: The Western Frontier Homework: Section 3 Native American Struggles Due Monday 9/25

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Aim all Classes: What ere the struggles faced by farmers as they expanded West?

Topics: 
The Homestead Act The Transcontinental Railroad
Manifest Destiny
Barbed Wired
Sod Busters
Climate and New Farming Methods

Links:
Google Presentation: Farmers struggle as they expand West.

All Classes Homework: The Western Frontier Homework: Section 4 Farming in Protest Due Tuesday 9/26

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Aim all Classes: Why did Native Americans struggle as settlers expanded the nation west?

Topics: 
The Railroads and the Buffalo, Reservation Life, The end of the Indian Wars, A Changing Culture and the Dawes Act. Native American Boarding Schools

Links:
Google Presentation: Manifest Destiny Change the Lives of Native Americans

Google Presentations Native American Struggles

Native American Struggles Handout

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Aim all Classes: How did William Jennings Bryan and the Populist Party work to help the plight of farmers in America?

Topics: 
Populist Reforms (Government control of RR's and telegraph, currency and free silver, direct election of Senators, the secret ballot, short work hours, progressive income tax, ?The Homestead Act, Sodbusters, Dry farming Barbed Wire

Links:
Google Presentation Farmers Unite the Populists and Free Silver

The Farmer is the Man and the Cross of Gold Speech 2017


All Classes Homework:  Complete the test review sheet due Thursday 9/28

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Aim all Classes: How did the Populist Party work to help the plight of farmers in America?

Topics: 
Populist Reforms (Government control of RR's and telegraph, currency and free silver, direct election of Senators, the secret ballot, short work hours, progressive income tax, ?The Homestead Act, Sodbusters, Dry farming Barbed Wire

Links:
Google Presentation Farmers Unite the Populists and Free Silver

The Farmer is the Man and the Cross of Gold Speech 2017

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All Classes Test Review Today on Reconstruction and Westward Expansion

Jeopardy Review

Regents Classes Homework:Read the Industrialization Homework #1: Inventions in Google Classroom. and complete the essential questions. Due Thursday 9/29

Honors Classes Homework: Outline Industrialization Homework #1: Inventions in Google Classroom. Due Tuesday 10/03
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Test Today All Class: District Unit Test on Reconstruction and Westward Expansion

All Classes Homework: Complete the CRQ packet in Google Classroom for the Reconstruction, Westward Expansion Unit. Counts as a quiz grade. Due Monday 10/2

Honors Packet
Regents Classes Packet

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