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2020-21 LESSON PLANS

LESSON PLANS FOR APRIL 12, 2021

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

Monday, April 12, 2021 - Day #1 (Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - Day #2 (Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - Day #3 (Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)


Thursday, April 15, 2021 - Day #4 (Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)


Friday, April 16, 2021 - Day  #1 (Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)

Day #1
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 #2
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

Day #3
Video "Happy Daze"
"Happy Daze" Assignment
"Happy Daze" Video Link


Day #4
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 APRIL 19, 2021

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

Monday, April 19, 2021 - Day #2 (Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - Day #3 (Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - Day #4 (Hours 
 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - Day #1 (Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)


Friday, April 23, 2021 - Day #2 (Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)

Day #1
Video "Poisoned Dreams"
"Poisoned Dreams" Video Assignment
"Poisoned Dreams" Video Link

Day #2
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


Day #3
Chapter 28 Test (Assignment Due)


Day #4
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

LESSON PLANS FOR APRIL 26, 2021

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

Monday, April 26, 2021 - Day #3 (Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - Day #4 (Hours 4, 1, 2, 8, 5, and 6)

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - Day #1 (Hours 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7)


Thursday, April 29, 2021 - Day #2 (Hours 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8)


Friday, April 30, 2021 - Day #3 (Hours 3, 4, 1, 7, 8, and 5)

Day #1

Day #2

Day #3

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

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)