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1. 2.
Aim all Classes: Welcome to 8th Grade Social Studies

Collect Honors Summer Project

Getting to Know You Bingo

Google Presentation: Classroom Rules and Expectations.

Classroom Expectations, goals and rules

Class Syllabus

Class Procedures

All Classes Homework: Create a 911 Cinquain. Due Friday 9/5

All Classes Homework: Watch the YouTube Video on Reconstruction. Due Wednesday 9/3

3.
Aim Honors Classes: Your Summer Assignment- Introduction to Reconstruction

Reconstruction Video Questions

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: Flipping the Class: Reconstuction.

Reconstruction Core Curriculum reading and essential questions.

Reconstruction Google Presentation

4.
Aim all classes: Flipping the Class: Reconstuction continued.

Reconstuction Core Curriculm reading and essential questions.

Reconstruction Google Presentation

Common Core Freedman's Bureau Reading

5.
Aim all classes: Flipping the Class: Reconstuction continued.

Reconstuction Core Curriculm reading and essential questions.

Reconstruction Google Presentation

8.
All Classes Baseline Test Today
9.
All Classes: Using Technology to enhance learning.

Google Presentation Outlining

How to use Edmodo

Using Castle Learning

Using Google Applications

Edmodo
Code of Conduct

YouTube Channel

All Classes Homework: Complete the Edmodo Quiz on Reconstruction. Due Wednesday 9/10

10.
Aim all classes: Flipping the Class: Reconstuction continued.

Reconstuction Core Curriculm reading and essential questions.

Reconstruction Google Presentation

Regents Classes Homework: America History of Our Nation Textbook. Railroad and Native Americans. Read pages 578 - 589 and answer the worksheet. Due Monday 9/15

Honors Classes Homework: Outline Textbook Chapter 17 pages 578 -589 and answer the essential questions. Due Monday 9/15

11.
All Classes: September 11th Presentation

Google 911 Presentation 2013

Google 911 Presentation 2014

 

 

12.
Aim All Classes: Writing a Persuasive Essay.

 

All Classes Homework: Complete the essay on Reconstruction. Due Tuesday 9/16

15.
Aim: Gold, Silver and Manifest Destiny.

California Gold
Transcontinental RR
Manifest Destiny
The Cattle Kingdom
Barbed Wired
Getting Cattle to Market

Mining, Railroads and Cattle Google Presentation 2014


Westward Expansion Map

American Progress by John Gast 



16.
Aim: Native American Struggles.

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

Native Americans Struggle Handout

Native Americans Struggle Google Presentation

Chief Jossph and Native American Boarding Schools reading handout

Native American Stuggles Google Presentation

Google Presentation: Into the West

Regents Classes Homework: America History of Our Nation Textbook. Farmers and Reformer Read pages 595 - 599 Due Friday 9/19

Honors Classes Homework: Complete the essay in the homework handout for pages 595 - 597. Due Monday 9/22

17.
All Classes: Constitution Day Presentation.

Report to the Little Theater

Constitution Day Presentation 2014

Honors Classes Homework: Complete the homework handout. This homework is not going to be assigned for 2014 school year.
18.
Aim: Native American Struggles.

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

Native Americans Struggle Google Presentations

Chief Jossph and Native American Boarding Schools reading handout

Native American Stuggles Google Presentation

Online Textbook Code Information handout.

All Classes Homework: Complete the Edmodo Practice Quiz. This counts as your first quiz grade. The quiz must be completed by Monday 9/22

19.
Aim: Farmers in Trouble, William Jennings Bryan, the Populist Party and Free Silver.

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)

Farmers Struggle Google Presentation

The Homestead Act 
Sodbusters
Dry farming 
Barbed Wire

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 9/23

 

22.
Aim: Farmers in Trouble, William Jennings Bryan, the Populist Party and Free Silver.

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)

Homestead Act Handout

Farmers Unite Google Presentation

The Populist Party Google Presentation

Song: The Farmer is the Man

The People's Party Political Cartoon

23. Open School Night

All Classes Test Review Today on Unit 1 Reconstruction and Westward Expansion

Regents Classes Homework: America History of Our Nation Textbook chapter 18: Industry and Urban Growth complete the homework handout. Monday 9/29

Honors Classes Homework: Outline Textbook chapter 18: Industry and Urban pages 608- 613 and answer the essential questions. Growth due Monday 9/29
24.
All Classes Test Today on Unit 1 Reconstruction and Westward Expansion


25.
No School

 


26.
No School
29.
Aim: Inventions, Henry Ford, the Assembly Line and Mass Production. Core Curriculum Lesson. Essay writing in class today.

Do Now Link for today's Lesson

Video: Henry Ford and the Assembly Line

Henry Ford and the Assembly Line Handout and Essay Assignment.

Honors Classes Homework:
Outline Textbook chapter 18: Industry and Urban pages 608- 613 and answer the essential questions. Complete the essential questions handout 2. Wednesday 10/1

Regents Classes Homework:America History of Our Nation Textbook chapter 18: Big business and Organized Labor. Complete the essential questions and vocabulary worksheet. Due Wednesday 10/1

30.
Aim: Inventions, Henry Ford, the Assembly Line and Mass Production.

Google Presentation on Inventions

Inventions Graphic Organizer

Thomas Edison and the Electric Light bulb Video

Frankenstein Movie 1910 Edison


1.
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

Economic Systems Chart

Video: How the Stock Market Works


2.
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


3.
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

Honors Classes Homework:
Textbook chapter 18: Imimigration Outline pages 625-629 and complete the homework handout.Due Tuesday 10/7

Regents Classes Homework:
America History of Our Nation Textbook chapter 18: Imimigration 625-629 Read the assigned pages and complete the homework handout.Due Tuesday 10/7

6.
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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