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2020-21 LESSON PLANS

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

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 (Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6) 
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - Day #1 (Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - Day #2 (Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Thursday, November 5, 2020 - Day #3 (Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)
Friday, November 6, 2020 - Day #4 (Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6) 

Day #1
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 #2
Chapter 19 Sections 1 and 2 Quiz

Day #3
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

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 (Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7) 
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - Day #2 (Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - Day #3 (Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - Day #4 (Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6) 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - Day #1 (Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7) 

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

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 #2 (Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - Day #3 (Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - Day #4 (Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6) 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - Day #1 (Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7) 
Friday, November 20, 2020 - Day #2 (Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

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

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

Monday, November 23, 2020 - Day #3 (Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - Day #4 (Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6) 
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - Day #1 (Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7) 
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

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

Monday, November 30, 2020 - Day #2 (Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - Day #3 (Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - Day #4 (Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - Day #1 (Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7) 
Friday, December 4, 2020 - Day #2 (Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Day #1

Day #2

Day #3

Day #4

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)

_______________________________________________________________

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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

Thursday, November 21, 2019
Chapter 21 Section 2 and 3 Quiz

Friday, November 22, 2019
Video "Boom"

LESSON PLANS FOR NOVEMBER 25, 2019

Monday, November 25, 2019
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

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Chapter 21 Test (Assignment Due)

Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Current Events

Thursday, November 28, 2019 - No School

Friday, November 29, 2019 - No School

LESSON PLANS FOR DECEMBER 2, 2019

Monday, December 2, 2019
Introduce Chapter 22 - America as a World Power
Chapter 22 Extra Credit
Chapter 22 Unit Organizer
Chapter 22 Notes
Chapter 22 Assignment

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
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

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019
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

Thursday, December 5, 2019
Chapter 22 Section 1 and 2 Quiz

Friday, December 6, 2019
Video "Panama Canal" (Assignment Due)

LESSON PLANS FOR DECEMBER 9, 2019

Quote of the Week:

The time is always right to do what is right.

Monday, December 9, 2019
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

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Chapter 22 Test (Assignment Due)

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
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


Thursday, December 12, 2019
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

Friday, December 13, 2019

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

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

LESSON PLANS FOR DECEMBER 16, 2019

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 16, 2019
Video "Shell Shock" (Assignment Due)

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Chapter 23 Sections 1 and 2 Quiz

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Chapter 23 Section 3 - Americans in World War I
Chapter 23 Sections 3 and 4 Study Guide
Chapter 23 Sections 3 and 4 Power Point
The Fighting Ends Study Guide
The Fighting Ends Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) American soldiers started to arrive in Europe in 1917.  2) The Americans helped the Allies win the war.  3) Germany agreed to an armistice after suffering heavy losses.

1. American Soldiers Arrive
2. Winning the War
3. Armistice

Thursday, December 19, 2019
Chapter 23 Section 4 - Establishing Peace
Chapter 23 Sections 3 and 4 Study Guide
Chapter 23 Sections 3 and 4 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) The cost of the war included millions of human lives as well as financial burdens.  2) President Woodrow Wilson and European leaders met to work out a peace agreement.  3) The U.S. Senate rejected the Treaty of Versailles.

1. The Costs of War
2. The Peace Agreement
3. Versailles Treaty Rejected


Friday, December 20, 2019
Chapter 23 Test Review Power Point
Chapter 23 Sections 3 and 4 Quiz
Chapter 23 Take-Home Test Due (Assignments Due)

LESSON PLANS FOR DECEMBER 30, 2019

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 30, 2019 - No School

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - No School

Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - No School

Thursday, January 2, 2020
Introduce Chapter 24 - The Roaring Twenties
Chapter 24 Extra Credit
Chapter 24 Notes
Chapter 24 Unit Organizer
Chapter 24 Assignment

Friday, January 3, 2020
Video "Boom to Bust"
"Boom to Bust" Video Assignment
"Boom to Bust" Video Link

Review for Final Exam

LESSON PLANS FOR JANUARY 6, 2020

All make-up work must be turned in by Tuesday, January 7, 2020

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

Monday, January 6, 2020
Chapter 24 Section 1 - Boom Times
Chapter 24 Section 1 Study Guide
Chapter 24 Section 1 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) President Harding promised a return to peace and prosperity.  2) Calvin Coolidge supported a pro-business agenda.  3) American business boomed in the 1920's.  4) In 1928, Americans elected Herbert Hoover, hoping he would help good financial times continue.

1. Return to Peace and Prosperity
2. Coolidge's Pro-Business Administration
3. Business Booms
4. Hoover Elected

Chapter 24 Section 2 - Life During the 1920's
Transition America Notes
Transition America Power Point
Chapter 24 Section 2 Study Guide
Chapter 24 Section 2 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) In the 1920's, many young people found new independence in a changing society.  2) Postwar tensions occasionally led to fear and violence.  3) Competing ideals caused conflict between Americans with traditional beliefs and those with modern views.  4) Following the war, minority groups organized to demand their civil rights.

1. A Changing Society
2. Fear and Violence
3. Competing Ideals
4. Minority Rights

Chapter 24 Section 3 - The Jazz Age
Chapter 24 Section 3 Study Guide
Chapter 24 Section 3 (Entertainment) Power Point
Chapter 24 Section 3 (Harlem Renaissance) Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) Radio and movies linked the country in a national culture.  2) Jazz and blues music became popular nationwide.  3) Writers and artists introduced new styles and artistic ideas.

1. A National Culture
2. Popular Music
3. Writers and Artists

Review for Final Exam

Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Chapter 24 Sections 1 and 2 Quiz (Assignment Due)

Review for Final Exam

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Final Exams (8th, 7th, and 6th Hours)

Thursday, January 9, 2020
Final Exams (5th, 4th, and 3rd Hours)

Friday, January 10, 2020
Final Exams (2nd and 1st Hours)

End of the 2nd Quarter

LESSON PLANS FOR JANUARY 13, 2020

Quote of the Week:
Failures are divided into two classes - - those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.

Monday, January 13, 2020
Review Classroom Rules and Expectations
Modern US History Syllabus .doc

Introduce Chapter 25 - The Great Depression
Chapter 25 Extra Credit
Chapter 25 Notes
Chapter 25 Unit Organizer
Chapter 25 Assignment

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Chapter 25 Section 1 - The End of Prosperity
Chapter 25 Section 1 Study Guide
Chapter 25 Section 1 Power Point
Causes of the Great Depression Notes
Causes of the Great Depression Power Point
Business Cycle Notes
Business Cycle Power Point
Herbert Hoover and Rugged Individualism Notes
Herbert Hoover and Rugged Individualism Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) The U.S. stock market crashed in 1929.  2) The economy collapsed after the stock market crash.  3) Many Americans were dissatisfied with Hoover's reaction to economic conditions.  4) Roosevelt defeated Hoover in the election of 1932.

1. The Stock Market Crashed
2. The Economy Collapses
3. Hoover's Reaction
4. The Election of 1932

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Video "Stormy Weather"
"Stormy Weather" Video Assignment
"Stormy Weather" Video Link

Thursday, January 16, 2020
Chapter 25 Section 2 - Roosevelt's New Deal
Chapter 25 Section 2 Study Guide
Chapter 25 Section 2 Power Point
Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal Study Guide
Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal Power Point
New Deal Programs Handout

Main Ideas:  1) Congress approved many new programs during the Hundred Days.  2) Critics expressed concerns about the New Deal.  3) New Deal programs continued through Roosevelt's first term in what became know as the Second New Deal.  4) Roosevelt clashed with the Supreme Court over the New Deal.

1. The Hundred Days
2. New Deal Critics
3. The New Deal Continues
4. Clashes with the Court

Friday, January 17, 2020
Chapter 25 Section 2 - Roosevelt's New Deal continued
Chapter 25 Section 2 Study Guide
Chapter 25 Section 2 Power Point
Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal Study Guide
Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal Power Point
New Deal Programs Handout

Main Ideas:  1) Congress approved many new programs during the Hundred Days.  2) Critics expressed concerns about the New Deal.  3) New Deal programs continued through Roosevelt's first term in what became know as the Second New Deal.  4) Roosevelt clashed with the Supreme Court over the New Deal.

1. The Hundred Days
2. New Deal Critics
3. The New Deal Continues
4. Clashes with the Court

LESSON PLANS FOR JANUARY 20, 2020

Quote of the Week:
Leadership is the ability to get people to do what they don't want to do and like doing it.

Monday, January 20, 2020
Chapter 25 Sections 1 and 2 Quiz

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Chapter 25 Section 3 - Americans Face Hard Times
Chapter 25 Section 3 Study Guide
Chapter 25 Section 3 Power Point


Main Ideas: 1) Parts of the Great Plains came to be known as the Dust Bowl as severe drought destroyed farms there.  2) Families all over the United States faced hard times.  3) Depression-era culture helped lift people's spirits.  4) The New Deal had lasting effects on American society.

1. The Dust Bowl
2. Hard Times
3. Depression-Era Culture
4. Effects of the New Deal

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
ACT Practice Test (Juniors)
Room Relocations:
2nd Hour - Room 108 (Hepworth)
3rd Hour - Room 217 (Hawkinson)
4th Hour - Room 218 (Bakken)
5th Hour - Room 210 (Plato)


Chapter 25 Test (Assignment Due)

Thursday, January 23, 2020
Introduce Chapter 26 - World War II
Chapter 26 Extra Credit
Chapter 26 Unit Organizer
Chapter 26 Assignment
World War II Map Assignment
Chapter 26 Notes

Friday, January 24, 2020
Chapter 26 Section 1 - The War Begins
Chapter 26 Section 1 Study Guide
Chapter 26 Section 1 Power Point
The Rise of Hitler Notes
The Rise of Hitler Power Point
Causes of World War I Notes
Causes of World War I Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) During the 1930s, totalitarian governments rose to power in Europe and Japan.  2) German expansion led to the start of World War II in Europe in 1939.  3) The United States joined the war after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941.

1. The Rise of Totalitarianism
2. Germany Expands
3. The United States Joins the War

LESSON PLANS FOR JANUARY 27, 2020

Quote of the Week:
You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late.

Monday, January 27, 2020
Chapter 26 Section 1 - The War Begins continued . . .
Chapter 26 Section 1 Study Guide
Chapter 26 Section 1 Power Point
The Rise of Hitler Notes
The Rise of Hitler Power Point
Causes of World War I Notes
Causes of World War I Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) During the 1930s, totalitarian governments rose to power in Europe and Japan.  2) German expansion led to the start of World War II in Europe in 1939.  3) The United States joined the war after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941.

1. The Rise of Totalitarianism
2. Germany Expands
3. The United States Joins the War


Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Chapter 26 Section 2 - The Home Front
Chapter 26 Section 2 Study Guide
Chapter 26 Section 2 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) Businesses, soldiers, and citizens worked to prepare the United States for war.  2) The war brought new opportunities for many women and minorities.  3) Japanese Americans faced internment during the war.


1. Preparing for War
2. Wartime Opportunities
3. Japanese American Internment

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
"Over the Edge" Video
"Over the Edge" Video Link
"Over the Edge" Assignment


Thursday, January 30, 2020
Chapter 26 Sections 1 and 2 Quiz

Friday, January 31, 2020
Chapter 26 Section 3 - War in Europe and North Africa
Chapter 26 Section 3 Study Guide
Chapter 26 Section 3 Power Point
European Theater Notes
European Theater Power Point
Background to Murder Notes
Background to Murder Power Point
The Final Solution Notes
The Final Solution Power Point
Healing Notes
Healing Power Point


Main Ideas:  1) The Allies fought back against the Axis Powers in North Africa and Europe.  2) Key Allied victories halted the German advance.  3) In the D-Day invasions, Allied forces attacked German-controlled France.

1. The Allies Fight Back
2. Halting the German Advance
3. The D-Day Invasion

LESSON PLANS FOR FEBRUARY 3, 2020

Quote of the Week:
There are occasions when being tough and hard immediately is the easiest and kindest way in the long run.

Monday, February 3, 2020

Chapter 26 Section 3 - War in Europe and North Africa continued . . .
Chapter 26 Section 3 Study Guide
Chapter 26 Section 3 Power Point
European Theater Notes
European Theater Power Point
Background to Murder Notes
Background to Murder Power Point
The Final Solution Notes
The Final Solution Power Point
Healing Notes
Healing Power Point


Main Ideas:  1) The Allies fought back against the Axis Powers in North Africa and Europe.  2) Key Allied victories halted the German advance.  3) In the D-Day invasions, Allied forces attacked German-controlled France.

1. The Allies Fight Back
2. Halting the German Advance
3. The D-Day Invasion


Tuesday, February 4, 2020
"Civilians at War" Video
"Civilians at War" Assignment
"Civilians at War" Video Link

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Chapter 26 Section 4 - War in the Pacific
Chapter 26 Section 4 Study Guide
Chapter 26 Section 4 Power Point
Chapter 26 Section 4 Study Guide Assignment
Pacific Theater Notes
Pacific Theater Power Point
The Atomic Bomb Notes
The Atomic Bomb Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) The Japanese continued advancing across the Pacific in 1942.  2) The Allies stopped Japan's advance with key victories over the Japanese navy.  3) The Allies began battling toward Japan.


1. Japan Advances
2. Key Allied Victories
3. Battling Toward Japan


Thursday, February 6, 2020

Chapter 26 Section 4 - War in the Pacific continued . . .
Chapter 26 Section 4 Study Guide
Chapter 26 Section 4 Power Point
Pacific Theater Notes
Pacific Theater Power Point
The Atomic Bomb Notes
The Atomic Bomb Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) The Japanese continued advancing across the Pacific in 1942.  2) The Allies stopped Japan's advance with key victories over the Japanese navy.  3) The Allies began battling toward Japan.

1. Japan Advances
2. Key Allied Victories
3. Battling Toward Japan


Friday, February 7, 2020
Chapter 26 Section 5 - Victory and Consequences
Chapter 26 Section 5 Study Guide

Chapter 26 Section 5 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) The Allies gained victory in Europe with Germany's surrender.  2) Nazis murdered millions of Jews and other People in the Holocaust.  3) Victory in the Pacific came after the United States dropped atomic bombs on Japan.

1. Germany Surrenders
2. Horrors of the Holocaust
3. Victory in the Pacific

LESSON PLANS FOR FEBRUARY 10, 2020

Quote of the Week:
The leader does not exist in the abstract, but rather in terms of what he does in a specific situation.

Monday, February 10, 2020

"The Homefront" Video
"The Homefront" Assignment
"The Homefront" Video Link

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Chapter 26 Sections 3, 4, and 5 Quiz

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 (Late Start)
Review for Chapter 26 Test
Chapter 26 Review Power Point
Chapter 26 Review Flashcards

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Chapter 26 Test (Assignment Due)

Friday, February 14, 2020
"Pearl Harbor" Assignment
"Pearl Harbor" Reading

LESSON PLANS FOR FEBRUARY 17, 2020

Quote of the Week:
To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night, the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.

Monday, February 17, 2019
Video "Pearl Harbor"

Tuesday, February 18
, 2019
Video "Pearl Harbor"

Wednesday, February 19, 2019
Video "Pearl Harbor"

Thursday, February 19, 2019
Video "Pearl Harbor" (Assignment Due)

Friday, February 21, 2019
No School

LESSON PLANS FOR FEBRUARY 24, 2020

Quote of the Week:
Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.

Monday, February 24, 2020
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

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
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

Wednesday, February 27, 2020
Video "The Best Years"
"The Best Years" Assignment
"The Best Years" Video Link

Thursday, February 28, 2020
Chapter 27 Section 1 Quiz


Friday, February 28, 2020
No School

LESSON PLANS FOR MARCH 2, 2020

Quote of the Week:
Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.

Monday, March 2, 2020
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


Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - No school for 9th, 10th, and 12th
ACT Testing

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
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

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


Thursday, March 5, 2020
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


Friday, March 6, 2020
Chapter 27 Sections 2 and 3 Quiz

LESSON PLANS FOR MARCH 9, 2020

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

Monday, March 9, 2020
Chapter 27 Test (Assignment Due)

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
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


Wednesday, March 11, 2020 (Late Start)
Chapter 28 Section 1 - The Civil Rights Movement Takes Shape
Chapter 28 Section 1 Study Guide
Chapter 28 Section 1 Power Point
Forms of Protest Notes
Forms of Protest Power Point
Background and Early Events Notes
Background and Early Events Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) Civil Rights leaders battles school segregation in court.  2) The Montgomery bus boycott helped end segregation on buses.  3) Students organized sit-ins to protest segregation.

1. Battling School Segregation
2. Montgomery Bus Boycott
3. Sit-Ins and the SNCC

Thursday, March 12, 2020
Video "Happy Daze"
"Happy Daze" Assignment
"Happy Daze" Video Link

Friday, March 13, 2020
Chapter 28 Section 2 - Kennedy, Johnson, and Civil Rights
Chapter 28 Section 2 Study Guide
Chapter 28 Section 2 Power Point
The Movement Makes Gains Notes
The Movement Makes Gains Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) John F. Kennedy was elected president in 1960.  2) Civil rights leaders continued to fight for equality.  3) Lyndon B. Johnson became president when Kennedy was assassinated.  4) Changes occurred in the civil rights movement in the late 1960's.

1. Kennedy Elected
2. The Fight for Rights Continues
3. Johnson Becomes President
4. Changes in the Civil Rights Movement

LESSON PLANS FOR MARCH 16, 2020

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

All make-up work is due by Thursday. March 19, 2020

Monday, March 16, 2020
Virtual Learning 

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - No School

Virtual School Schedule:
Teacher Prep:  7:00 - 9:20
1st Hour:  9:25 - 9:55
2nd Hour:  10:00 - 10:30
3rd Hour:  10:35 - 11:05
4th Hour:  11:10 - 11:40
Break:  11:40 - 12:15
5th Hour:  12:20 - 12:50
6th Hour:  12:55 - 1:25
7th Hour:  1:30 - 2:00
8th Hour:  2:05 - 2:35


Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - Virtual School
Video "Poisoned Dreams"
"Poisoned Dreams" Video Assignment
"Poisoned Dreams" Video Link

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 28 Sections 1 and 2 Quiz

Friday, March 20, 2020 - No Virtual School

End of the 3rd Quarter

LESSON PLANS FOR MARCH 30, 2020

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

Monday, March 30, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 28 Section 3 - Rights for Other Americans
Chapter 28 Section 3 Study Guide
Chapter 28 Section 3 Power Point
The Movement Changes Notes
The Movement Changes Power Point

Main Ideas:  Hispanic Americans organized for civil rights.  2) The women's movement worked for equal rights.  3) Other Americans also fought for change.

1. Hispanic Americans Organize for Change
2. The Women's Movement
3. Other Voices for Change

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 28 Test (Assignment Due)

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - Virtual School
Introduce Chapter 29 - The Vietnam War Years
Chapter 29 Extra Credit
Chapter 29 Notes Assignment
Vietnam War Map Assignment
Chapter 29 Unit Organizer
Chapter 29 Notes

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 29 Section 1 - Kennedy and Foreign Policy

Chapter 29 Section 1 Power Point - Part 1
Chapter 29 Section 1 Study Guide - Part 1
Background to Conflict Notes
Background to Conflict Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) President Kennedy confronted communist threats around the world.  2) The United States and the Soviet Union raced to send a person to the moon.  3) The Cold War conflict in Vietnam led the United States into war.

1. Kennedy Confronts Communism
2. Race to the Moon
3. Conflict in Vietnam

Friday, April 3, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 29 Section 1 - Kennedy and Foreign Policy continued . . .
Chapter 29 Section 1 Power Point - Part 2
Chapter 29 Section 1 Study Guide - Part 2
Background to Conflict Notes
Background to Conflict Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) President Kennedy confronted communist threats around the world.  2) The United States and the Soviet Union raced to send a person to the moon.  3) The Cold War conflict in Vietnam led the United States into war.

1. Kennedy Confronts Communism
2. Race to the Moon
3. Conflict in Vietnam

LESSON PLANS FOR APRIL 6, 2020

Quote of the Week:
The key to success is to focus on goals, not obstacles.

Monday, April 6, 2020 - Virtual School
Video "Unpinned" 
"Unpinned" Video Assignment
"Unpinned" Video Link

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 29 Section 2 - Escalation in Vietnam
Chapter 29 Section 2 Study Guide
Chapter 29 Section 2 Power Point
Americanization Notes
Americanization Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) President Johnson committed the United States to victory in Vietnam by expanding U.S. involvement.  2) American soldiers faced new challenges fighting the Vietnam War.  3) The Tet Offensive was an important turning point in the war.

1. Johnson Commits to Victory
2. U.S. Soldiers in Vietnam
3. Turning Points in Vietnam


Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 29 Section 2 - Escalation in Vietnam continued . . .
Chapter 29 Section 2 Study Guide
Chapter 29 Section 2 Power Point
Americanization Notes
Americanization Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) President Johnson committed the United States to victory in Vietnam by expanding U.S. involvement.  2) American soldiers faced new challenges fighting the Vietnam War.  3) The Tet Offensive was an important turning point in the war.

1. Johnson Commits to Victory
2. U.S. Soldiers in Vietnam
3. Turning Points in Vietnam


Thursday, April 9, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 29 Sections 1 and 2 Quiz

Friday, April 10, 2020 - No School
Good Friday

LESSON PLANS FOR APRIL 6, 2020

Quote of the Week:
Push yourself because no one else is going to do it for you.

Monday, April 13, 2020 - No School

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 29 Section 3 - The End of the War
Chapter 29 Section 3 Study Guide
Chapter 29 Section 3 Power Point
Vietnamization and the End of US Involvement Notes
Vietnamization and the End of US Involvement Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) Opinions about the Vietnam War divided American society in the 1960s.  2) The war under Nixon expanded from Vietnam to Laos and Cambodia.  3) The Vietnam War ended in 1973, but it had lasting effects on Vietnam and the United States.

1. Society in the 1960s
2. The War Under Nixon
3. The Vietnam War Ends

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - Virtual School
Vietnam War Statistics Project
Vietnam War Statistics Project

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 29 Section 3 - The End of the War continued . . .
Chapter 29 Section 3 Study Guide
Chapter 29 Section 3 Power Point
Vietnamization and the End of US Involvement Notes
Vietnamization and the End of US Involvement Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) Opinions about the Vietnam War divided American society in the 1960s.  2) The war under Nixon expanded from Vietnam to Laos and Cambodia.  3) The Vietnam War ended in 1973, but it had lasting effects on Vietnam and the United States.

1. Society in the 1960s
2. The War Under Nixon
3. The Vietnam War Ends

Friday, April 17, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 29 Test (Assignment Due)

LESSON PLANS FOR APRIL 20, 2020

Quote of the Week:
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.

Monday, April 20, 2020 - Virtual School
Introduce Chapter 30 - Searching for Order
Chapter 30 Extra Credit
Chapter 30 Notes Assignment
Chapter 30 Notes
Chapter 30 Unit Organizer
Chapter 30 from Textbook (PDF Format)

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 30 Section 1 - Nixon's Presidency and Watergate
Chapter 30 Section 1 Study Guide
Chapter 30 Section 1 Power Point
Nixon Notes
Nixon Power Point

Main Ideas:  1)Americans faced domestic challenges, including an energy and economic crisis.  2) Nixon's foreign policy led to improved relations with Communist powers.  3) The Watergate scandal forced Nixon to resign.  4) Gerald Ford became president upon Nixon's resignation and faced many challenges.

1. Domestic Challenges
2. Nixon's Foreign Policy
3. The Watergate Scandal
4. Ford as President

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 30 Section 1 - Nixon's Presidency and Watergate continued . . .
Chapter 30 Section 1 Study Guide
Chapter 30 Section 1 Power Point
Nixon Notes
Nixon Power Point

Main Ideas:  1)Americans faced domestic challenges, including an energy and economic crisis.  2) Nixon's foreign policy led to improved relations with Communist powers.  3) The Watergate scandal forced Nixon to resign.  4) Gerald Ford became president upon Nixon's resignation and faced many challenges.

1. Domestic Challenges
2. Nixon's Foreign Policy
3. The Watergate Scandal
4. Ford as President

Thursday, April 23, 2020 - Virtual School
Video "The Watergate Scandal"

Friday, April 24, 2020 - Virtual School
Current Events
Current Events Handout

LESSON PLANS FOR APRIL 27, 2020

Quote of the Week:
The key to success is to focus on goals, not obstacles.

Monday, April 27, 2020 - Virtual School
Video "Approaching the Apocalypse"
"Approaching the Apocalypse" Video Assignment
"Approaching the Apocalypse" Video Link


Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 30 Sections 1 Quiz

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 30 Section 2 - America in the 1970's
Chapter 30 Sections 2 and 3 Study Guide
Chapter 30 Sections 2 and 3 Power Point
The Last 35 Years:  Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George Bush Sr. 

Main Ideas:  1) American society debated key social issues during the 1970's.  2) Jimmy Carter was elected president in 1976.  3) Carter had successes as well as failures in foreign policy during his administration.

1. Social Issues of the 1970's
2. Carter Elected
3. Carter and Foreign Policy


Thursday, April 30, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 30 Section 2 - America in the 1970's continued . . .
Chapter 30 Sections 2 and 3 Study Guide
Chapter 30 Sections 2 and 3 Power Point
The Last 35 Years:  Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George Bush Sr. 

Main Ideas:  1) American society debated key social issues during the 1970's.  2) Jimmy Carter was elected president in 1976.  3) Carter had successes as well as failures in foreign policy during his administration.

1. Social Issues of the 1970's
2. Carter Elected
3. Carter and Foreign Policy

Friday, May 1, 2020 - No School
In-Service

LESSON PLANS FOR MAY 4, 2020

Quote of the Week:
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.

Monday, May 4, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 30 Section 3 - The Reagan Presidency
Chapter 30 Sections 2 and 3 Study Guide
Chapter 30 Sections 2 and 3 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) President Reagan based his policies on conservative ideas.  2) Reagan took a tough stand against communism in his foreign policy. 

1. Reagan and Conservative Ideas
2. Reagan and Foreign Policy

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 30 Section 3 - The Reagan Presidency continued . . .
Chapter 30 Sections 2 and 3 Study Guide
Chapter 30 Sections 2 and 3 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) President Reagan based his policies on conservative ideas.  2) Reagan took a tough stand against communism in his foreign policy. 

1. Reagan and Conservative Ideas
2. Reagan and Foreign Policy

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - No School
In-Service

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 30 Test (Assignment Due)

Friday, May 8, 2020 - Virtual School
Introduce Chapter 31 - America Looks to the Future
Chapter 31 Extra Credit
Chapter 31 Notes Assignment
Chapter 31 Notes
Chapter 31 Unit Organizer
Chapter 31 from Textbook (PDF Format)

LESSON PLANS FOR MAY 11, 2020

Quote of the Week:
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.  If you concentrate on what you don't have, you'll never, ever have enough.

Monday, May 11, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 31 Section 1 - The End of the 20th Century
Chapter 31 Section 1 Power Point
The Last 35 Years:  Bill Clinton, George Bush Jr. and Barack Obama

Main Ideas:  1) Major global changes took place during the presidency of George H.W. Bush.  2) During Bill Clinton's presidency, the nation experienced scandal, economic growth, and the rise of terrorist threats.

1. George H.W. Bush
2. Clinton's Presidency

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 31 Section 1 - The End of the 20th Century continued . . . 
Chapter 31 Section 1 Power Point
The Last 35 Years:  Bill Clinton, George Bush Jr. and Barack Obama

Main Ideas:  1) Major global changes took place during the presidency of George H.W. Bush.  2) During Bill Clinton's presidency, the nation experienced scandal, economic growth, and the rise of terrorist threats.

1. George H.W. Bush
2. Clinton's Presidency

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - No School
In-Service

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 31 Section 2 - George W. Bush in Office
Chapter 31 Section 2 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) George W. Bush won the disputed 2000 presidential election.  2) Americans debated the future of the War on Terror that began after terrorists attacked the United States.  3) The nation faced difficult challenges during President Bush's second term.

1. The 2000 Presidential Election
2. Fighting Terrorism
3. Domestic Issues

Friday, May 15, 2020 - Virtual School
C
hapter 31 Section 2 - George W. Bush in Office continued . . .
Chapter 31 Section 2 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) George W. Bush won the disputed 2000 presidential election.  2) Americans debated the future of the War on Terror that began after terrorists attacked the United States.  3) The nation faced difficult challenges during President Bush's second term.

1. The 2000 Presidential Election
2. Fighting Terrorism
3. Domestic Issues

LESSON PLANS FOR MAY 11, 2020

Quote of the Week:
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.  If you concentrate on what you don't have, you'll never, ever have enough.

Monday, May 11, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 31 Section 1 - The End of the 20th Century
Chapter 31 Section 1 Power Point
The Last 35 Years:  Bill Clinton, George Bush Jr. and Barack Obama

Main Ideas:  1) Major global changes took place during the presidency of George H.W. Bush.  2) During Bill Clinton's presidency, the nation experienced scandal, economic growth, and the rise of terrorist threats.

1. George H.W. Bush
2. Clinton's Presidency

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 31 Section 1 - The End of the 20th Century continued . . . 
Chapter 31 Section 1 Power Point
The Last 35 Years:  Bill Clinton, George Bush Jr. and Barack Obama

Main Ideas:  1) Major global changes took place during the presidency of George H.W. Bush.  2) During Bill Clinton's presidency, the nation experienced scandal, economic growth, and the rise of terrorist threats.

1. George H.W. Bush
2. Clinton's Presidency

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - No School
In-Service

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 31 Section 2 - George W. Bush in Office
Chapter 31 Section 2 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) George W. Bush won the disputed 2000 presidential election.  2) Americans debated the future of the War on Terror that began after terrorists attacked the United States.  3) The nation faced difficult challenges during President Bush's second term.

1. The 2000 Presidential Election
2. Fighting Terrorism
3. Domestic Issues

Friday, May 15, 2020 - Virtual School
C
hapter 31 Section 2 - George W. Bush in Office continued . . .
Chapter 31 Section 2 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) George W. Bush won the disputed 2000 presidential election.  2) Americans debated the future of the War on Terror that began after terrorists attacked the United States.  3) The nation faced difficult challenges during President Bush's second term.

1. The 2000 Presidential Election
2. Fighting Terrorism
3. Domestic Issues

LESSON PLANS FOR MAY 18, 2020

Quote of the Week:
Obstacles are the cost of greatness.

Monday, May 18, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 31 Sections 1 and 2 Quiz


Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 31 Section 3 - The Road Ahead
Chapter 31 Section 3 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) The American economy and job market are changing.  2) Technological advances continue to solve everyday problems. 3) Americans are a diverse people united by shared ideals.

1. America's Changing Economy
2. Technology Moves Forw
ard
3. The American People


Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - No School
In-Service

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 31 Section 3 - The Road Ahead continued . . .
Chapter 31 Section 3 Power Point

Main Ideas:  1) The American economy and job market are changing.  2) Technological advances continue to solve everyday problems. 3) Americans are a diverse people united by shared ideals.

1. America's Changing Economy
2. Technology Moves Forw
ard
3. The American People


Friday, May 22, 2020 - Virtual School
Chapter 31 Test (Assignment Due)