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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

Class Procedures

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

All Classes Homework: Watch the YouTube Video on Reconstruction. You will have a short quiz on the video. Due Wednesday 9/2

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Aim Honors Classes: How do you outline for understanding and recall? The Reconstruction summer project.

Outlining a textbook chapter
Outlining to take notes.

What problems did the U.S. Face following the end of the Civil War?

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

Reconstruction Video Questions

Reconstruction Common Core Curriculum reading and essential questions.

Google Presentation: The Reconstruction Period


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Aim all Classes: Baseline tests for the 2015 school year.

 





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

Lincoln's 10% Plan

Johnson's Plan

The Radical Reconstruction Plan of Congress

 

 

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Aim all Classes: Presentation and commemoration of the events of September 11, 2001.

All Classes Report to the Little Theater


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Aim all Classes: How did Constitutional amendments and the 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.

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Aim all Classes: How were the Federal initiatives begun during Reconstruction were 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 Friday September 23.

Regents Classes Homework: America History of Our Nation online Textbook. Railroad and Native Americans. Read pages 578 - 589 and answer the worksheet. Due Friday 9/16

Honors Classes Homework:
Watch the Crash Course Video on Westward Expansion. and create a one page outline Due Friday 9/16

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Aim all Classes: What were the effects of Manifest Destiny on Native Americans?

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

Links:
Google Presentation Manifest Destiny and Westward Expansion 2015

Mining, Railroads and Cattle Google Presentation 2014

Westward Expansion Map

Painting: American Progress by John Gast 

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Aim all Classes: Presentation and commemoration for Constitution Day

All Classes Report to the Little Theater

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

All classes report to the Computer Lab


Class Period Code
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Period 4 5gs5ed
Period 6 h8hdoj
Period 7 cb45r8p
Period 8 1baong6
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Aim all Classes: What were the effects of Manifest Destiny on Native Americans?

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

Links:
Native American Struggles Google Presentation 2015

Native American Struggles Handout 2015

Mining, Railroads and Cattle Google Presentation 2014

Westward Expansion Map

Painting: American Progress by John Gast 

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Aim all Classes: What were the effects of Manifest Destiny on Native Americans?

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:
Native Americans Struggle Handout

Native Americans Struggle Google Presentation

Chief Joseph and Native American Boarding Schools reading handout

Native American Struggles Google Presentation

Google Presentation: Into the West

Regents Classes Homework: America History of Our Nation Textbook. Farmers and Reformers Read pages 595 - 599 Due Friday 9/23

Honors Classes Homework:  Complete the essay in the homework handout for pages 595 - 597. Due Monday 9/26

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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:
Farmers Struggle Google Presentation

The Populist Party Google Presentation

Song: The Farmer is the Man

The People's Party Political Cartoon

All Classes Homework:  Complete the test review sheet due Tuesday 9/27

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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:
Farmers Struggle Google Presentation

The Populist Party Google Presentation

Song: The Farmer is the Man

The People's Party Political Cartoon

All Classes Homework: Complete the test review sheet due Tuesday 9/27

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All Classes Test Review Today on Unit 1 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 Thursday 9/29
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Test Today All Class: District Unit Test on Reconstruction and Westward Expansion
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Aim: Inventions, Henry Ford, the Assembly Line and Mass Production.

Google Presentation on Edison, Ford and Jobs

Worksheet for Edison, Ford, Jobs and the economy.

Google Presentation on Inventions

Inventions Graphic Organizer

Thomas Edison and the Electric Light bulb Video

Frankenstein Movie 1910 Edison


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Aim: Inventions, Henry Ford, the Assembly Line and Mass Production. Core Curriculum Lesson. Essay writing in class today.

Video: Henry Ford and the Assembly Line

Henry Ford and the Assembly Line Handout and Essay Assignment.

Honors Classes Homework:
Outline Industrialization Homework 2: Age of Big Business in Google Classroom. Due Wednesday 10/5

Regents Classes Homework:
Industrialization Homework #2:
Read Age of Big Business in Google Classroom. and complete the essential questions. Due Wednesday 10/5


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Rosh Hashannah

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Aim: The Economics of the Growth of Big Business.

Factors of Production
stock, shareholders.
Profits and dividends
Stockbrokers / Stock Exchange
Banks, loans, interest rates
Installment Loans
Supply and Demand
Tradional, Command and Free Market (Free Enenterprise)
Capitalism) Socialism Communism

Economic Vocabulary Worksheet

Basic Economics Worksheet

Economics and Economic Systems Google Presentation

Video: How the Stock Market Work

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Aim: Big Business leads to the Growth of Industry.

Case Study: John D. Rockefeller and the Standard Oil Company

John D Rockefeller Video

The Standard Oil Trust
Vertical Integration
Horizontal Integration 
Raising Capital: Corporations
Monopolies and Trusts
Laissez-faire capitalism

Standard Oil Political Cartoons

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Aim: Big Business leads to the Growth of Industry

Case Study: Andrew Carnegie And John D. Rockefeller. Captains of Industry or Robber Barons?

Rockefeller Carnegie Video

The Robber Barons Video

Government Regulation:
Video: Industrialization part1

Video: Industrialization part 2

 

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Columbus Day

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Aim: Big Business leads to the Growth of Industry

Robber Barons or Captain of Industry Google Presentation

Case Study: Andrew Carnegie And John D. Rockefeller. Captains of Industry or Robber Barons?

Rockefeller Carnegie Video

The Robber Barons Video

Government Regulation:
Video: Industrialization part1

Video: Industrialization part 2

All Classes Homework:
America History of Our Nation Textbook chapter 18: Imimigration 625-629 Read the assigned pages and complete the homework handout.Due Thursday 10/13


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Yom Kippur

 

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Aim: How did unions look to fix the problems of industrial workers at the turn of the 20th Century?

Industrial Workers Google Presentation

Women and Unions
The ILGWU (International Ladies Garment Workers Union)

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Video

CBS News: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Video

Shirtwaist Factory Music Video

Socialism Explained Video 

Anarchy Explained Video

Unions Act and Strike while  Government sides with big business

Case Study: The Haymarket Riot
Video Part 1Part 2

The First Labor Day And The Pullman Strike Video

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Aim: What was life like for the Industrial Workers at the turn of the 20th Century?

Child Labor Google Presentation

Case Study: Child Labor and the Photographs of Lewis Hines

Online Archive of the Photographs of Lewis Hines

National Archives Photos

Early Labor Unions Videos

Labor Unions Video

Awesome Stories Child Labor

The Knights of Labor
The AFL (American Federation of Labor)
Samuel Gompers
Collective Bargaining


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Aim: What waslife like for the immigrants who journeyed to American through Ellis Island?

Exploring the Ellis Island Experience

Nine Things You Did Not Know About Ellis Island

Ellis Island Museum Worksheet

Honors Classes Homework: Complete the Homework Hondout Due Friday 10/16

Regents Classes Homework: Homework 1 Moving to the City. Due Friday 10/16

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Aim: What was the immigrant experience in America like for the new immigrants?

Finding Work and Sweatshops
Assimilation
Building Immigrant Communities
China Town and Little Italy

Push Pull Factors for Immigration: Google Presentation

The Immigrant Experience Google Presentation

Informative essay on Jacob Riis.
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All Classes Field Trip to Ellis Island
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Unit Three. Aim: Moving to the Cities. Tenements and the need for Urban Reform.

Jacob Riis Google Presentation

The Photos of Jacob Riis Google Presentation

Jacob Riis Handout

Urbanization Google Presentation

Moving to America Google Presentation

All Classes Homework: Complete the test review sheet.
Honors Review Sheet
Regents Review Sheet
Due Monday 10/24

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Aim: Nativist backlash against the New Immigrants.

Nativists Backlash Google Presentation

The Nativist Movement

The Chinese Exclusion Act
The Immigration Act of 1917

Nativist Political Cartoons

Review Video: The American Industrial Revolution

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All Classes Test Review Today
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All classes unit test on Immigration, Urbanization and the Rise of Big Business

 

All Classes Homework: Complete Homework Handout 2: The Progressive Movement Corruption in the Cities. Due Wednesday 10/26

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All Classes: Essay writing and work evaluation day. Please report to the computer lab.

 

 

All Classes Homework: Complete Homework Handout 3: The Muckrakers. Due Thursday 10/27

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Aim: How did the Muckrakers expose problems in business and government?

Muckrakers Project

Progressive Era: Muckrakers Google Presentation

 

All Classes Homework: Complete the Homework 4, Women and Progressives Handout. Due Friday 10/28.

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Aim: How did the Muckrakers expose problems in business and government?

Muckrakers Project

Progressive Era: Muckrakers Goggle Presentation

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Aim: How did the Muckrakers expose problems in business and government?

Muckrakers Project

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Aim: How did the Muckrakers expose problems in business and government?

Muckrakers Project

All Classes Homework: Complete Homework Handout 5. The Progressive Presidents. Due Wednesday 11/2

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Aim: How did the Muckrakers expose problems in business and government?

Students will present their projects today.

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Aim: How did the Muckrakers expose problems in business and government?

Progressive Era: Muckrakers Goggle Presentation

Students will present their projects today.

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2. Day 40
Aim: How did the Muckrakers expose problems in business and government?

Progressive Era: Muckrakers Goggle Presentation

Muckraker Handout

Aim: The Progessive Movement. The Women's Suffrage Movement. How did women gain the right to vote?

The Progressive Era; The Women's Suffrage Movement Google Presentation

Women's Suffrage Handout

Women's Suffrage Handout

Students will present their projects today

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Elextion Day

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Veterens Day

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Thanksgiving

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