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2019-20 LESSON PLANS

LESSON PLANS FOR DECEMBER 2, 2019

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

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 (Assignment 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
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

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:


Monday, January 6, 2020
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

Review for Final Exam

Tuesday, January 7, 2020
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

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Final Exams

Thursday, January 9, 2020
Final Exams

Friday, January 10, 2020
Final Exams

End of the 2nd Quarter

LESSON PLANS FOR JANUARY 13, 2020

Quote of the Week:

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:

Monday, January 20, 2020

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Friday, January 24, 2020

LESSON PLANS FOR AUGUST 26, 2019

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 26, 2019

Classroom Rules and Expectations
Modern US History Syllabus .doc


Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Textbook Issue and Registration / Textbook Assignment / Schoology Sign-up

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Textbook Assignment Due
US History and Geography Pre-Test


Thursday, August 29, 2019
US History and Geography Pre-Test Results

Friday, August 30, 2018
Book Cover Due
Current Events

LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 2, 2019

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 2, 2019
Labor Day - No School

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Introduce Geography Handbook
Geography Handbook Notes
Geography Handbook Power Point

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
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

Thursday, September 5, 2019
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

Friday, September 6, 2019

"Geography Handbook" Quiz

LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 9, 2019

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 9, 2019

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

Review for "Geography Handbook" Test


Tuesday, September 10, 2019
"Geography Handbook" Test (Assignment Due)


Wednesday, September 11, 2019
SPARK Day

Thursday, September 12, 2019
Introduce Review Unit 1: Our Colonial Heritage
Unit 1 Review - Our Colonial Heritage Assignment
Unit 1 Review - Our Colonial Heritage Reading

Friday, September 13, 201

Current Events

LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 16, 2019

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

Monday, September 16, 2019
Review Unit 1: Our Colonial Heritage

Chapter 1: The World before the Opening of the Atlantic
a. The Earliest Americans
b. Native American Cultures
c. Trading Kingdoms of West Africa
d. Europe Before Transatlantic Travel
Chapter 2: New Empires in the Americas
a. Europeans Set Sail
b. Europeans Reach the Americas
c. Spain Builds an Empire
d. The Race for Empires
e. Beginnings of Slavery in the Americas
Chapter 3: The English Colonies
a. The Southern Colonies
b. The New England Colonies
c. The Middle Colonies
d. Life in the English Colonies
e. Conflict in the Colonies
Chapter 4: The American Revolution
a. The Revolution Begins
b. Declaring Independence
c. Struggle for Liberty
d. Independence

Unit 1 Review Assignment Due

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Introduce Review Unit 2: A New Nation
Unit 2 Review - A New Nation Assignment
Unit 2 Review - A New Nation Reading


Wednesday, September 18, 2019 (Late Start)
Review Unit 2: A New Nation

Chapter 5: Forming a Government
a. The Articles of Confederation
b. The New Nation Faces Challenges
c. Creating the Constitution
d. Ratifying the Constitution
Chapter 6: Citizenship and the Constitution
a. Understanding the Constitution
b. The Bill of Rights
c. Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship
Chapter 7: Launching the Nation continued
a. Washington Leads a New Nation
b. Hamilton and National Finances
c. Challenges for the New Nation
d. John Adams Presidency

Unit 2 Review Assignment Due

Thursday, September 19, 2019
Introduce Constitution Handbook
Constitution Handbook Reading
Constitution PDF
Constitution Handbook Assignment
Constitution Handbook Notes
Constitution Handbook Power Point

Friday, September 20, 2019
Constitution Handbook

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

LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 23, 2019

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 23, 2019
Constitution Handbook Continued

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

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Constitution Handbook Quiz

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Constitution Handbook Continued

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

Thursday, September 26, 2019
Constitution Handbook Test (Assignment Due) 

Friday, September 27, 2019
Current Events

LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 30, 2019

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

Monday, September 30, 2019
Introduce Unit 3 Review - A New Republic
Unit 3 Review - A New Republic Assignment
Unit 3 Review - A New Republic Reading

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Unit 3 Review - A New Republic

Chapter 8:  The Jefferson Era
a. Jefferson Becomes President
b. The Louisiana Purchase
c. The Coming of War
d. The War of 1812
Chapter 9:  A New National Identity
a. American Foreign Policy
b. Nationalism and Sectionalism
c. American Culture
Chapter 10:  The Age of Jackson
a. Jacksonian Democracy
b. Jackson's Administration
c. Indian Removal
Chapter 11:  Expanding West
a. Trails to the West
b. The Texas Revolution
c. The Mexican-American War
d. The California Gold Rush

Unit 3 Review Assignment Due

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Introduce Unit 4 Review - The Nation Breaks Apart
Unit 4 Review - The Nation Breaks Apart Assignment
Unit 4 Review - The Nation Breaks Apart Reading


Thursday, October 3, 2019
Introduce Unit 5 Review - Civil War and Reconstruction
Unit 5 Review - Civil War and Reconstruction Assignment
Unit 5 Review - Civil War and Reconstruction Reading
Chapters 16 and 17 from Textbook (PDF Format)


Friday, October 4, 2019

No School

LESSON PLANS FOR OCTOBER 7, 2019

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

Monday, October 7, 2019
Unit 4 Review - The Nation Breaks Apart

Chapter 12:  The North
a. The Industrial Revolution in America
b. Changes in Working Life
c. The Transportation Revolution
d. More Technological Advances
Chapter 13:  The South
a. Growth in the Cotton Industry
b. Free Southern Society
c. The Slave System
Chapter 14:  New Movements in America
a. Immigrants and Urban Changes
b. American Arts
c. Reforming Society
d. the Movement to End Slavery
e. Women's Rights
Chapter 15:  A Divided Nation
a. Debate Over Slavery
b. Trouble in Kansas
c. Political Divisions
d. The Nation Divides

Unit 4 Review Assignment Due

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Unit 5 Review - Civil War and Reconstruction

Chapter 16:  The Civil War
a. The War Begins
b. The War in the East
c. The War in the West
d. Daily Life During the War
e. The Tide of War Turns
Chapter 17:  Reconstruction
a. Rebuilding the South
b. The Fight Over Reconstruction
c. Reconstruction in the South
Chapter 18:  Americans Move West
a. Miners, Ranchers, and Railroads
b. Wars for the West
c. Farming and Populism


Unit 5 Review Assignment Due

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Citizenship Handbook Pre-Test

Thursday, October 10, 2019
Citizenship Handbook Assignment

Citizenship Handbook - Early American
Citizenship Handbook - Early America Handouts

Citizenship Handbook - Establishing Independence

Citizenship Handbook - Establishing Independence Handouts

Citizenship Handbook - US Constitution
Citizenship Handbook - US Constitution Handouts

Friday, October 11, 2019
Citizenship Handbook - US Geography
Citizenship Handbook - US Geography Handouts

Citizenship Handbook - US Symbols and Celebrations
Citizenship Handbook - US Symbols and Celebrations Handouts

Citizenship Handbook - Executive Branch
Citizenship Handbook - Executive Branch Handouts

LESSON PLANS FOR OCTOBER 14, 2019

Quote of the Week:

Vision without action is a daydream.  Action without vision is a nightmare.

Monday, October 14, 2019
Citizenship Handbook - Legislative Branch
Citizenship Handbook - Legislative Branch Handouts

Citizenship Handbook - Judicial Branch
Citizenship Handbook - Judicial Branch Handouts

Citizenship Handbook - 1800s History
Citizenship Handbook - 1800s History Handouts

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Citizenship Handbook - US History Since 1900
Citizenship Handbook - US History SInce 1900 Handouts

Citizenship Handbook - Equality and Freedom
Citizenship Handbook - Equality and Freedon Handouts

Citizenship Handbook - Rights and Responsibilities
Citizenship Handbook - Rights and Responsibilities Handouts


Wednesday, October 16, 2019 (Late Start)
Review for Citizenship Handbook Test
Citizenship Handbook Quizlet
Citizenship Handbook Flashcards

Thursday, October 17, 2019
Citizenship Handbook Test (Assignment Due)

Friday, October 18, 2019
Review Citizenship Handbook Test

Introduce Chapter 18 - Americans Move West
Chapters 18 - 20 PDFs

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

LESSON PLANS FOR OCTOBER 21, 2019

All make-up work must be turned in by Friday, October 25, 2019

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 21, 2019

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

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Chapter 18 Sections 1 and 2 Take-Home Quiz Due

Video "America:  The Story of US - Heartland
Video "America:; The Story of US - Heartland Assignment

Thursday, October 24, 2019
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

Friday, October 25, 2019
Chapter 18 Test (Assignment Due)

End of the 1st Quarter

LESSON PLANS FOR OCTOBER 28, 2019

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

Monday, October 28, 2019
Introduce Chapter 19 - The Industrial Age
Chapters 18 - 20 PDFs
Chapter 19 Extra Credit
Chapter 19 Unit Organizer
Chapter 19 Assignment
Chapter 19 Notes

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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


Wednesday, October 30, 2019
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


Thursday, October 31, 2019
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


Friday, November 1, 2019
Chapter 19 Test (Assignment Due)

LESSON PLANS FOR NOVEMBER 4, 2019

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

Monday, November 4, 2019
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

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
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

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Video "The Story of US - Cities"

Thursday, November 7, 2019
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

Friday, November 8, 2019
Chapter 20 Sections 1 and 2 Quiz

LESSON PLANS FOR NOVEMBER 11, 2019

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 11, 2019
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

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Chapter 20 Test (Assignment Due)

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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

Thursday, November 14, 2019
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

Friday, November 15, 2019
Current Events

LESSON PLANS FOR NOVEMBER 18, 2019

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

Monday, November 18, 2019
Chapter 21 Section 1 Quiz

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

Quote of the Week:

You can always wish for what you don't have, but always respect what you do have.

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

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2018-19 LESSON PLANS

LESSON PLANS FOR JANUARY 28, 2019

Friday, February 1, 2019

Chapter 25 Sections 1 and 2 Quiz

LESSON PLANS FOR FEBRUARY 4, 2019

Monday, February 4, 2019
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


Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Chapter 25 Test (Assignment Due)

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
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

Thursday, February 7, 2019
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

Friday, February 8, 2019
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

LESSON PLANS FOR FEBRUARY 11, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019
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

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Snow Day - No School

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Late Start

"Over the Edge" Video
"Over the Edge" Video Link
"Over the Edge" Assignment

Thursday, February 14, 2019
Chapter 26 Sections 1 and 2 Quiz

Friday, February 15, 2019
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 18, 2019

Monday, February 18, 2019
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 19, 2019
"Civilians at War" Video
"Civilians at War" Assignment
"Civilians at War" Video Link

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
ACT Test - Juniors
Room Changes for today:
2nd Hour:  Room 206 (Radtke)
4th Hour:  Room 202 (Clarkson)
5th Hour:  Room 209 (Wicks)
6th Hour:  Room 200 (Neuman)

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 21, 2019
Work Keys Test - Juniors
Room Changes for today:
2nd Hour:  Room 206 (Radtke)
4th Hour:  Room 202 (Clarkson)
5th Hour:  Room 209 (Wicks)

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 22, 2019
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 25, 2019

Monday, February 25, 2019
"The Homefront" Video
"The Homefront" Assignment
"The Homefront" Video Link

Tuesday, February 26
, 2019
Chapter 26 Sections 3, 4, and 5 Quiz

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Review for Chapter 26 Test
Chapter 26 Review Power Point
Chapter 26 Review Flashcards

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Chapter 26 Test (Assignment Due)


Friday, March 1, 2019
"Pearl Harbor" Assignment
"Pearl Harbor" Reading

LESSON PLANS FOR MARCH 4, 2019

Monday, March 4, 2019
Video "Pearl Harbor"

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Video "Pearl Harbor"

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - Late Start
Video "Pearl Harbor"

Thursday, March 7, 2019
Video "Pearl Harbor" (Assignment Due)

Friday, March 8, 2019
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

LESSON PLANS FOR MARCH 11, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019
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

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Video "The Best Years"
"The Best Years" Assignment
"The Best Years" Video Link

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Chapter 27 Section 1 Quiz

Thursday, March 14, 2019
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

Friday, March 15, 2019
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

LESSON PLANS FOR MARCH 18, 2019

All make-up work is due by Friday, March 22, 2019

Monday, March 18, 2019
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


Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Chapter 27 Sections 2 and 3 Quiz


Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Chapter 27 Test (Assignment Due)

Thursday, March 21, 2019
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

Friday, March 22, 2019
Current Events/Make-Up Day

LESSON PLANS FOR MARCH 25, 2019
SPRING BREAK 

LESSON PLANS FOR APRIL 1, 2019

Monday, April 1, 2019
Video "Happy Daze"
"Happy Daze" Assignment
"Happy Daze" Video Link

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
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

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
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


Thursday, April 4, 2019
Chapter 28 Sections 1 and 2 Quiz

Friday, April 5, 2019
Video "Poisoned Dreams"
"Poisoned Dreams" Video Assignment
"Poisoned Dreams" Video Link

LESSON PLANS FOR APRIL 8, 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019
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, April 9, 2019
Chapter 28 Test (Assignment Due)

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Video "Separate But Equal"

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Video "Separate But Equal"

Friday, April 12, 2019
Video "Separate But Equal"

LESSON PLANS FOR APRIL 15, 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019
Video "Separate But Equal"

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Video "Separate But Equal"

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Video "Separate But Equal" (Assignment Due)

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Introduce Chapter 29 - The Vietnam War Years
Chapter 29 Extra Credit
Chapter 29 Assignment
Chapter 20 Unit Organizer
Chapter 29 Notes

Friday, April 19, 2019
Good Friday - No School

LESSON PLANS FOR APRIL 22, 2019

Monday, April 22, 2019
Chapter 29 Section 1 - Kennedy and Foreign Policy
Chapter 29 Section 1 Power Point - Part 1
Chapter 29 Section 1 Power Point - Part 2
Chapter 29 Section 1 Study Guide - Part 1
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

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
ASPIRE Testing
Video "The Vietnam Conflict"

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
ASPIRE Testing
Vietnam Statistics Project
Vietnam Statistics Project

Thursday, April 25, 2019
ASPIRE Testing
Video "Vietnam War Chronicles"

Friday, April 26, 2019
Chapter 29 Section 1 - Kennedy and Foreign Policy continued . . .
Chapter 29 Section 1 Power Point - Part 1
Chapter 29 Section 1 Power Point - Part 2
Chapter 29 Section 1 Study Guide - Part 1
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 29, 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019
Video "Unpinned" 
"Unpinned" Video Assignment
"Unpinned" Video Link


Tuesday, April 30, 2019
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, May 1, 2019
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

Video "The Vietnam Conflict"

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Chapter 29 Sections 1 and 2 Quiz

Friday, May 3, 2019
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

LESSON PLANS FOR MAY 6, 2019

Monday, May 6, 2019
Video "Approaching the Apocalypse"
"Approaching the Apocalypse" Video Assignment
"Approaching the Apocalypse" Video Link

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Review for Chapter 29 Test

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Chapter 29 Test (Assignment Due)

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Introduce Chapter 30 - Searching for Order
Chapter 30 Extra Credit
Chapter 30 Assignment
Chapter 30 Notes
Chapter 30 Unit Organizer
Chapter 30 from Textbook (PDF Format)

Friday, May 10, 2019
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

LESSON PLANS FOR MAY 13, 2019

Monday, May 13, 2019
Video "The Final Report:  Watergate"

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
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

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Video "Starting Over"
"Starting Over" Video Assignment
"Starting Over" Video Link

Thursday, May 16, 2019
Chapter 30 Sections 1 and 2 Quiz

Friday, May 17, 2019
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

LESSON PLANS FOR MAY 20, 2019

Monday, May 20, 2019
Review for Chapter 30 Test

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Chapter 30 Test (Assignment Due)

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Introduce Chapter 31 - America Looks to the Future
Chapter 31 Extra Credit
Chapter 31 Assignment
Chapter 31 Notes
Chapter 31 Unit Organizer
Chapter 31 from Textbook (PDF Format)

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Chapter 31 Section 1 - The End of the 20th Century
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

Chapter 31 Section 2 - George W. Bush in Office

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

Chapter 31 Section 3 - The Road Ahead

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 24, 2019
Chapter 31 Sections 1 and 2 Quiz

LESSON PLANS FOR MAY 27, 2019

Monday, May 27, 2019
No School - Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Video "A New World"
"A New World" Video Assignment
"A New World" Video Link

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Chapter 31 Test (Assignment Due)

Thursday, May 30
, 2019
Review for Final Exam

Friday, May 31, 2019
Review for Final Exam

LESSON PLANS FOR JUNE 3, 2019

Monday, June 3, 2019
Review for Final Exam

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Final Exams

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Final Exams

Thursday, June 6, 2019
Final Exams

Friday, June 7, 2019
Have an enjoyable and safe summer!