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2020-21 LESSON PLANS

LESSON PLANS FOR MARCH 8, 2021

Quote of the Week:
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

Monday, March 8, 2021 - Day #1 (Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - No School - ACT Testing


Wednesday, March 10, 2021 Day #2 (
Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Thursday, March 11, 2021 Day #3 (Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)
Asynchronous Learning Day

Friday, March 12, 2021 Day #4 (Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

Day #1
Chapter 26 Sections 3, 4, and 5 Quiz

Day #2 - Asynchronous Learning Day
Review for Chapter 26 Test
Chapter 26 Review Power Point
Chapter 26 Review Flashcards

Complete Chapter 26 Practice Test Review in Schoology

Google Meet Link:  meet.google.com/arr-dgdp-hnt


Day #3
Chapter 26 Test (Assignment Due)

LESSON PLANS FOR MARCH 15, 2021

Quote of the Week:
If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.

Monday, March 15, 2021 - Day #1 (Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - Day #2 (Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - Day #3 (Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Thursday, March 18, 2021 - Day #4 (Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)


Friday, March 19, 2021 - Early Release (All "8")

Day #1
Introduce Chapter 27 (The Early Years of the Cold War)
Chapter 27 Extra Credit
Chapter 27 Assignment
The Spread of Communism and Containment Map Assignment
Chapter 27 Unit Organizer
Chapter 27 Notes
Chapter 27 Study Guide


Day #2
Chapter 27 Section 1 - Adjusting to Peace
Chapter 27 Section 1 Study Guide
Chapter 27 Section 1 Power Point
Communism Notes
Communism Power Point
"Why A Cold War" Notes
"Why A Cold War" Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) As World War II ended, leaders began planning the future of the postwar world.  2) The United States and the Soviet Union went from being allies to enemies after World War II.  3) Americans adjusted to postwar life.

1. The Future of the Postwar World
2. From Allies to Enemies
3. Postwar America

Day #3
Video "The Best Years"
"The Best Years" Assignment
"The Best Years" Video Link

Day #4
Chapter 27 Section 1 Quiz

LESSON PLANS FOR MARCH 29, 2021

Quote of the Week:
If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.

Monday, March 29, 2021 - Day #1 (Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - Day #2 (Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - Day #3 (Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)


Thursday, April 1, 2021 - Day #4 (Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)


Friday, April 2, 2021 - No School - Good Friday

Day #1
Chapter 27 Section 2 - War in Korea and a New Red Scare
Chapter 27 Section 2 Study Guide
Chapter 27 Section 2 Power Point
Containment Chart Power Point
Containment Chart Assignment


Main Ideas:  1) The United States fought Communist North Korea in the Korean War.  2) Fear of Communists led to a new Red Scare at home.  3) President Eisenhower faced Cold War crises around the world.

1. The Korean War
2. A New Red Scare
3. Eisenhower and the Cold War


Day #2
Chapter 27 Section 2 - War in Korea and a New Red Scare continued
Chapter 27 Section 2 Study Guide
Chapter 27 Section 2 Power Point
Containment Chart Power Point
Containment Chart Assignment

Korean War WebQuest

Main Ideas:  1) The United States fought Communist North Korea in the Korean War.  2) Fear of Communists led to a new Red Scare at home.  3) President Eisenhower faced Cold War crises around the world.

1. The Korean War
2. A New Red Scare
3. Eisenhower and the Cold War


Day #3
Chapter 27 Section 3 - The Nation Prospers
Chapter 27 Section 3 Study Guide
Chapter 27 Section 3 Power Point
"Presidential Timeline" Notes
"Presidential Timeline" Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) American's economy boomed in the 1950s.  2) Americans enjoyed new forms of popular culture.  3) Social critics found fault with 1950s society.

1. American's Economy Boomed in the 1950s
2. Americans Enjoyed New Forms of Popular Culture
3. Social Critics Found Fault with 1950s Society


Day #4

LESSON PLANS FOR APRIL 5, 2021

Quote of the Week:
Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.

Monday, April 5, 2021 - Day #1 (Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - Day #2 (Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - Day #3 (Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)


Thursday, April 8, 2021 - Day #4 (Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)


Friday, April 9, 2021 - Day #1 (Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Day #1
Chapter 27 Sections 2 and 3 Quiz


Day #2
Chapter 27 Test (Assignment Due)

Day #3
Introduce Chapter 28  - The Civil Rights Movement
Chapter 28 Extra Credit
Chapter 28 Notes
Chapter 28 Unit Organizer
Chapter 28 Assignment
Chapter 28 Study Guide


Day #4

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1st Semester 2020-21

LESSON PLANS FOR AUGUST 31, 2020 - HYBRID SCHEDULE


Quote of the Week:
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched.  They must be felt with the heart.  Life is a big canvas.  Throw all the paint on it you can.

Monday, August 31, 2020 - No School

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters A - K; Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7)

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters L - Z; Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7)

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters A - K; Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8)

Friday, September 4, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters L - Z; Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8)

Day #1
Classroom Rules and Expectations
Modern US History Syllabus .doc

Textbook Issue and Registration / Schoology Sign-up / Textbook Assignment 
Textbook Registration

Day #2
US History and Geography Pre-Test Due
US History and Geography Pre-Test Results

LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 7, 2020 - HYBRID SCHEDULE


Quote of the Week:
People acting together as a group can accomplish things which no individual acting alone could ever hope to bring about.

Monday, September 7, 2020 - Labor Day - No School

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters A - K; Hours 3, 1, 4, 7, 8 and 5)

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters L - Z; Hours 3, 1, 4, 7, 8 and 5)

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters A - K; Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

Friday, September 11, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters L - Z; Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)


Day #1 
Introduce Geography Handbook
Geography Handbook Assignment
United States States Practice
Geography Handbook Notes
Geography Handbook Power Point


Day #2 

Book Cover Due
Geography Handbook

Objectives: 1) The student will examine the five themes of geography, explore how they aid geographic observation and analysis, and identify some ways in which the geography of the United States has affected its development.

A. The Landscape of America
B. Themes of Geography
1. Location
2. Place
3. Region
4. Movement
5. Human-Environment Interaction


LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 14, 2020

Quote of the Week:
All the education and all the knowledge in the world can't help the poor soul who has no common sense.

Monday, September 14, 2020 - Day #1 (Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - Day #2 (Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8)

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - Day #3 (Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - Day #4 (Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

Friday, September 18, 2020 - Day #1 (Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)


Day #1
Geography Handbook continued . . .

C. Map Basics
1. Types of Maps
2. Reading a Map
3. Longitude Lines
4. Latitude Lines
5. Hemispheres
6. Projections
D. Physical Geography of the United States
1. Land
2. Resources
3. Climate
4. Vegetation
E. Geographic Dictionary

Latitude and Longitude Map Assignment

Day #2
Geography Handbook continued . . .

F. Human Geography of the United States
1. Humans Adapt to Their Surroundings
2. Humans Affect the Environment
3. Preserving and Restoring
4. Human Movement
5. Humans Spread Ideas and Information


Day #3
"Geography Handbook" States and Cities Test 


Day #4
"Geography Handbook" Quiz (Assignment Due)

LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 21, 2020

Quote of the Week:  
You can do anything you want if you really put your heart, soul, and mind to it.

Monday, September 21, 2020 - Day #2 (Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - Day #3 (Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - Day #4 (Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - Day #1 (Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 
Day #2 (Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)


Day #2
Review Units Review
Review Unit 1 - Our Colonial Heritage
The American Colonies Power Point

The Declaration of Independence Reading

Day #3

Review Unit 2: A New Nation
The Revolutionary War Power Point

Video "The Story of US - The Revolutionary War"
Video "The Story of US - The Revolutionary War" Assignment


Day #4
Review Unit 3 - A New Republic
Creating A Government Power Point

Day #1
Introduce Constitution Handbook
Constitution Handbook Reading
Constitution PDF
Constitution Handbook Assignment
Constitution Handbook Notes
Constitution Handbook Power Point

LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 28, 2020

Quote of the Week:
Being courageous requires no exceptional qualifications, no magic formula, no special combination of time, place and circumstance.  It is an opportunity that sooner or later is presented to all of us.

Monday, September 28, 2020 - Day #3 (Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - Day #4 (Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - Day #1 (Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - Day #2 (Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8)

Friday, October 2, 2020 - Day #3 (Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)


Day #3

Review Unit 3 - A New Republic
Creating A Government Power Point

Day #4
Introduce Constitution Handbook
Constitution Handbook Reading
Constitution PDF
Constitution Handbook Assignment
Constitution Handbook Notes
Constitution Handbook Power Point


Objective: The student will understand the seven principles of government that helped shape the Constitution.
1. The Living Constitution
2. Seven Principles of the Constitution
3. How a Bill Becomes a Law

"How A Bill Becomes A Law"" Power Point

Day #1
Constitution Handbook continued . . .
Constitution Handbook Reading
Constitution PDF
Constitution Handbook Assignment
Constitution Handbook Notes
Constitution Handbook Power Point


Objective: The student will understand the seven principles of government that helped shape the Constitution.
1. The Living Constitution
2. Seven Principles of the Constitution
3. How a Bill Becomes a Law

"How A Bill Becomes A Law"" Power Point

Day #2

Constitution Handbook Quiz (Assignment Due)

LESSON PLANS FOR OCTOBER 5, 2020

Quote of the Week:
Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Monday, October 5, 2020 - Day #4 (Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - Day #1 (Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - Day #2 (Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - Day #3 (Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Friday, October 9, 2020 - In-Service - No School


Day #4
The Civil War
The Civil War Introductory Assignment
The Civil War Power Point

Day #1
Video "The Story of US - The Civil War"
Video "The Story of US - The Civil War" Assignment

Day #2
Review for Units Review Test
Review Units Review Power Point


Friday, October 9, 2020 - In-Service
No School

LESSON PLANS FOR OCTOBER 12, 2020 - HYBRID SCHEDULE

Quote of the Week:
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, more intelligently.

Monday, October 12, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 
Day #3 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual -  
Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Friday, October 16, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

Day #4
Review Units Test (Assignment Due)

Day #1
Introduce Chapter 18 - Americans Move West
Chapters 18 - 20 PDFs

Chapter 18 Extra Credit
Chapter 18 Unit Organizer
Chapter 18 Notes
Chapter 18 Assignment

Day #2
Chapter 18 Section 1 - Miners, Ranchers, and Railroads
Chapter 18 Section 1 Study Guide
Chapter 18 Section 1 Power Point
Westward Expansion Note Sheet
Westward Expansion Power Point


Main Ideas:  1) A mining boom brought growth to the West.  2) The demand for cattle created a short-lived Cattle Kingdom on the Great Plains.  3) East and West were concerned by the transcontinental railroad.

1. Mining Boom Brings Growth
2. The Cattle Kingdom
3. The Transcontinental Railroad

Video "The Transcontinental Railroad"
"The Transcontinental Railroad" Video Assignment


Day #3
Chapter 18 Section 2 - Wars for the West
Chapter 18 Section 2 Study Guide
Chapter 18 Section 2 Power Point
Conflict with Native Americans Note Sheet
Conflict with Native Americans Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) As settlers moved to the Great Plains, they encountered the Plains Indians.  2) The US Army and Native Americans fought in the northern plains, the Southwest, and the Far West.  3) Despite efforts to reform US policy toward Native Americans, conflict continued.

1. Settlers Encounter the Plains Indians
2. Fighting on the Plains
3. Conflict Continues

LESSON PLANS FOR OCTOBER 19, 2020 HYBRID SCHEDULE

Quote of the Week:
Vision without action is a daydream.  Action without vision is a nightmare.

Monday, October 19, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters A -K in School; L -Z Virtual - 
Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters L -Z in School; A -K Virtual - Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters A -K in School; L -Z Virtual - Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters A -K
 in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

Friday, October 23, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters L -Z in School; A -K Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Day #1
Chapter 18 Sections 1 and 2 Quiz

Day #2
Chapter 18 Section 3 - Farming and Populism
Chapter 18 Section 3 Study Guide
Chapter 18 Section 3 Power Point

Main Ideas: 1) Many Americans started new lives on the Great Plains.  2) Economic challenges led to the creation of farmers' political groups.  3) By the 1890s, the western frontier had come to an end.

1. New Lives on the Plains
2. Farmers' Political Groups
3. End of the Frontier

Day #3
Review for Chapter 18 Test
Chapter 18 Test Review Power Point

Day #4
Chapter 18 Test (Assignment Due)

LESSON PLANS FOR OCTOBER 26, 2020 HYBRID SCHEDULE

Quote of the Week:
All learning is trial and error.  The negative experiences do not inhibit but rather contribute to the learning process.

Monday, October 26, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - No School

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - No School

Friday, October 30, 2020 - 
No School

Day #1
Introduce Chapter 19 - The Industrial Age
Chapters 18 - 20 PDFs
Chapter 19 Extra Credit
Chapter 19 Unit Organizer
Chapter 19 Assignment
Chapter 19 Notes

Day #2
Section 1 - The Second Industrial Revolution
Chapter 19 Section 1 Study Guide
Chapter 19 Section 1 Power Point
7 Factors of America's Industrial Growth Note Sheet
7 Factors of America's Industrial Growth Power Point
The Industrial Age - Labor Supply Note Sheet
The Industrial Age - Labor Supply Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) Breakthroughs in steel processing led to a boom in railroad construction.  2) Advances in the use of oil and electricity improved communications and transportation.  3) A rush of inventions changed American's lives.

1. Breakthroughs in Steel Processing
2. Use of Oil and Electricity
3. Rush of Inventions

LESSON PLANS FOR NOVEMBER 2, 2020 - HYBRID SCHEDULE

Quote of the Week:
If you want it bad enough, no matter how bad it is, you can make it.

All make-up work must be turned in by Friday, November 6, 2020

Monday, November 2, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6) 

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Thursday, November 5, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Friday, November 6, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual
 Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6) 

Day #1
Section 1 - The Second Industrial Revolution
Chapter 19 Section 1 Study Guide
Chapter 19 Section 1 Power Point
7 Factors of America's Industrial Growth Note Sheet
7 Factors of America's Industrial Growth Power Point
The Industrial Age - Labor Supply Note Sheet
The Industrial Age - Labor Supply Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) Breakthroughs in steel processing led to a boom in railroad construction.  2) Advances in the use of oil and electricity improved communications and transportation.  3) A rush of inventions changed American's lives.

1. Breakthroughs in Steel Processing
2. Use of Oil and Electricity
3. Rush of Inventions


Day #2
Chapter 19 Section 2 - Big Business
Chapter 19 Section 2 Study Guide
Chapter 19 Section 2 Power Point
"Fat Cats" Note Sheet
"Fat Cats" Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) The rise of corporations and powerful business leaders led to the dominance of big business in the United States.  2) People and the government began to question the methods of big business.

1. Dominance of Big Business
2. Questioning the Methods of Big Business


Day #3
Chapter 19 Take-Home Quiz Due
Chapter 19 Section 3 - Industrial Workers
Chapter 19 Section 3 Study Guide
Chapter 19 Section 3 Power Point
The Industrial Age - Organized Labor Note Sheet
The Industrial Age - Organized Labor Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) The desire to maximize profits and become more efficient led to poor working conditions.  2) Workers began to organize and demand improvements in working conditions and pay.  3) Labor strikes often turned violent and failed to accomplish their goals.

1. Maximizing Profits and Efficiency
2. Workers Organize
3. Labor Strikes


Day #4
Chapter 19 Test (Assignment Due)

End of the 1st Quarter

LESSON PLANS FOR NOVEMBER 9, 2020 - HYBRID SCHEDULE

Quote of the Week:
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.

Monday, November 9, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z; Virtual -  Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual 
Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Friday, November 13, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Day #1
Introduce Chapter 20 - Immigrants and Urban Life
Chapters 18 - 20 PDFs
Chapter 20 Extra Credit
Chapter 20 Unit Organizer
Chapter 20 Notes
Chapter 20 Assignment

Day #2
Chapter 20 Section 1 - A New Wave of Immigration
Chapter 20 Section 1 Study Guide
Chapter 20 Section 1 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) U.S. immigration patterns changed during the late 1800s as new immigrants arrived from Europe, Asia, and Mexico.  2) Immigrants worked hard to adjust to life in the United States.  3) Some Americans opposed immigration and worked to restrict it.

1. Changing Patterns of Immigration
2. Adjusting to a New Life
3. Opposition to Immigration

Day #3
Video "The Story of US - Cities"

Day #4
Chapter 20 Section 2 - The Growth of Cities
Chapter 20 Section 2 Study Guide
Chapter 20 Section 2 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) Both immigrants and native-born Americans moved to growing urban areas in record number in the late 1800s and early 1900s.  2) New technology and ideas helped cities change and adapt to rapid population growth.

1. Growth of Urban Areas
2. Changing Cities

LESSON PLANS FOR NOVEMBER 16, 2020 - HYBRID SCHEDULE

Quote of the Week:
All learning is trial and error.  The negative experiences do not inhibit but rather contribute to the learning process.

Monday, November 16, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual 
Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Friday, November 20, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Day #1
Chapter 20 Sections 1 and 2 Quiz

Day #2
Chapter 20 Section 3 -City Life
Chapter 20 Section 3 Study Guide
Chapter 20 Section 3 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) Crowded urban areas faced a variety of social problems.  2) People worked to improve the quality of life in U.S. cities.

1. Urban Problems
2. Improving City Life

Day #3
Chapter 20 Test (Assignment Due)

Day #4
Introduce Chapter 21 - The Progressive Spirit of Reform
Chapters 21 - 23 PDFs
Chapter 21 Extra Credit
Chapter 21 Unit Organizer
Chapter 21 Notes
Chapter 21 Assignment

LESSON PLANS FOR NOVEMBER 23, 2020 - HYBRID SCHEDULE

Quote of the Week:
Ability involves responsibility:  power to its last particle is duty.

Monday, November 23, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5) 

Thursday, November 26, 2020 - No School

Friday, November 27, 2020 - No School

Day #1
Chapter 21 Section 1 - The Gilded Age and the Progressive Movement
Chapter 21 Section 1 Study Guide
Chapter 21 Section 1 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) Political corruption was common during the Gilded Age.  2) Progressives pushed for reforms to improve living conditions.  3) Progressive reforms expanded the voting power of citizens.

1. Political Corruption
2. Progressives Push for Reforms
3. Expansion of Voting Power


Day #2
Chapter 21 Section 1 Quiz

LESSON PLANS FOR NOVEMBER 30, 2020 - HYBRID SCHEDULE

Quote of the Week:
You can really change the world if you care enough.

Monday, November 30, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7) 

Friday, December 4, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7) 

Day #1
Chapter 21 Section 2 - Reforming the Workplace
Chapter 21 Section 2 Study Guide
Chapter 21 Section 2 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) Reformers attempted to improve conditions for child laborers.  2) Unions and reformers took steps to improve safety in the workplace and to limit working hours.

1. Improving Conditions for Children
2. Safety and Working Conditions

Day #2
Chapter 21 Section 3 - The Rights of Women and Minorities
Chapter 21 Section 3 Study Guide
Chapter 21 Section 3 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) Women fought for temperance and the right to vote.  2) African American reformers challenged discrimination and called for equality.  3) Progressive reforms failed to benefit all minorities.

1. Women fight for Temperance and Voting Rights
2. African Americans Challenge Discrimination
3. Failures of Reform


Day #3
Chapter 21 Section 2 and 3 Quiz

Day #4
Video "Boom"

LESSON PLANS FOR DECEMBER 7, 2020 - HYBRID SCHEDULE

Quote of the Week:
The time is always right to do what is right.

Monday, December 7, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual -  Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters L - Z 
in School; A - K
 Virtual - Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Friday, December 11, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - 
Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

Day #1
Chapter 21 Section 4 - The Progressive Presidents
Chapter 21 Section 4 Study Guide
Chapter 21 Section 4 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) Theodore Roosevelt's progressive reforms tried to balance the interests of business, consumers and laborers.  2) William Howard Taft angered Progressives with his cautious reforms, while Woodrow Wilson enacted far-reaching banking and antitrust reforms.  

1. Roosevelt's Progressive Reforms
2. Reforms of Taft and Wilson

Day #2
Chapter 21 Test (Assignment Due)

Day #3
Introduce Chapter 22 - America as a World Power
Chapter 22 Extra Credit
Chapter 22 Unit Organizer
Chapter 22 Notes
Chapter 22 Assignment
Imperialism WebQuest

Day #4
Imperialism WebQuest
Chapter 22 Section 1 - The United States Gains Overseas Territories
Chapter 22 Section 1 Study Guide
Chapter 22 Section 1 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) The United States ended its policy of isolationism.  2) Hawaii became a U.S. territory in 1898.  3) The United States sought trade with Japan and China.

1. End of Isolationism
2. Hawaii Becomes a Territory
3. United States Seeks Trade with Japan and China

LESSON PLANS FOR DECEMBER 14, 2020 - HYBRID SCHEDULE

Quote of the Week:
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really know.  They're what make the instrument stretch - what make you go beyond the norm.

Monday, December 14, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Thursday, December 17, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Friday, December 18, 2020 - Day #2 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Day #1
Imperialism WebQuest

Chapter 22 Section 2 - The Spanish-American War
Spanish-American War Power Point
Chapter 22 Sections 2 and 3 Study Guide
Chapter 22 Sections 2 and 3 Power Point


Main Ideas:  In 1898 the United States went to war with Spain in the Spanish-American War.  2) The United States gained territories in the Caribbean and Pacific.

1. War with Spain
2. United States Gains Territories

Chapter 22 Section 1 and 2 Take-Home Quiz

Day #2
Imperialism WebQuest

Chapter 22 Section 3 - The United States and Latin American
US Interactions with Latin America Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) The United States built the Panama Canal in the early 1900s.  2) Theodore Roosevelt changed U.S. policy toward Latin America.  3) Presidents Taft and Wilson promoted U.S. interests in Latin America.

1. Building the Panama Canal
2. U.S. Policy Toward Latin America
3. U.S. Interests in Latin America

Video "Panama Canal" (Assignment Due)


Day #3
Chapter 22 Assessment (Assignments Due)

Day #4
Introduce Chapter 23 - World War I
Chapter 23 Extra Credit
Chapter 23 Notes
Chapter 23 Unit Organizer
Chapter 23 Assignment
WWI Map Assignment - Europe Before WWI
WWI Map Assignment - Europe After WWI
Chapter 23 Take-Home Test

LESSON PLANS FOR DECEMBER 21, 2020 - HYBRID SCHEDULE

Quote of the Week:
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy.  Then he becomes your partner.

Monday, December 21, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - Day #3 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 - No School

Thursday, December 24, 2020 - No School

Friday, December 25, 2020 - No School

Day #1
Chapter 23 Section 1 - The Road to War
Introduction to WWI Power Point
Causes of WWI Study Guide
Causes of WWI Power Point
Chapter 23 Sections 1 and 2 Study Guide
Chapter 23 Sections 1 and 2 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) Many factors contributed to the outbreak of World War I.  2) European nations suffered massive casualties in the war's early battles.

1. Outbreak of War
2. Early Battles of the War

LESSON PLANS FOR JANUARY 4, 2021 - HYBRID SCHEDULE

Quote of the Week:
Real differences can be overcome, it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.

Monday, January 4, 2020, 2020 - No School - In-Service

Tuesday, January 5, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

Wednesday, January 6, 2020 - Day #4 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

Thursday, January 7, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters A - K in School; L - Z Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Friday, January 8, 2020 - Day #1 (Letters L - Z in School; A - K Virtual - Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Day #1
Chapter 23 Section 1 - The Road to War
Introduction to WWI Power Point
Causes of WWI Study Guide
Causes of WWI Power Point
Chapter 23 Sections 1 and 2 Study Guide
Chapter 23 Sections 1 and 2 Power Point
M.A.N.I.A. Activity
Temper of War Handout


Main Ideas:  1) Many factors contributed to the outbreak of World War I.  2) European nations suffered massive casualties in the war's early battles.

1. Outbreak of War
2. Early Battles of the War


Day #2
Chapter 23 Section 2 - Americans Prepare for War
Events Prior to US Entry in WWI Study Guide
Events Prior to US Entry in WWI Power Point
Chapter 23 Sections 1 and 2 Study Guide
Chapter 23 Sections 1 and 2 Power Point
WWI Statistics Assignment


Main Ideas:  1) The United States entered the war after repeated crises with Germany.  2) The United States mobilized for war by training troops and stepping up production and supplies.  3) Labor shortages created new wartime opportunities for women and other Americans.

1. The United States Enters World War I
2. Mobilizing for War
3. New Wartime Opportunities

Day #3
Video "Shell Shock" (Assignment Due)

Day #3
Chapter 23 Sections 1 and 2 Quiz

LESSON PLANS FOR JANUARY 11