Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Week 30, 2016-2017

Monday, April 17
In Class: Civil War Preview--Story of Us Video Link 
Homework: Vocab, Ch 18 Outline, Women Warriors handouts due next Wednesday, April 26.

Tuesday, April 18
In Class: Notes--Symptoms of the Civil War
Homework: Vocab, Ch 18 Outline, Women Warriors handouts due next Wednesday, April 26.

Wednesday, April 19
In Class: Notes--Symptoms of the Civil War
Homework: Vocab, Ch 18 Outline, Women Warriors handouts due next Wednesday, April 26.

Thursday, April 20 (Anaheim Band/Orch/Choir Trip)
In Class: Workday, Extra Credit Mountain Men assignment--Jeremiah Johnson
Homework: None.

Friday, April 21 (Anaheim Band/Orch/Choir Trip)
In Class: Workday, Extra Credit Mountain Men assignment--Jeremiah Johnson
Homework: None.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Week 28, 2016-2017


Monday, March 27
In Class: Workday--Manifest Destiny Project
Homework: Project due Friday.

Tuesday, March 28
In Class: Workday--Manifest Destiny Project
Homework: Project due Friday.

Wednesday, March 29
In Class: Last Workday or extra credit questions/video
Homework: Project due Friday.

Thursday, March 30
In Class: Notebook Set Up
Homework: Manifest Destiny Project due tomorrow.

Friday, March 31
In Class: Ch 18 Outline, Vocab Workday
Homework: None

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Week 27, 2016-2017

Monday, March 20
In Class: Westward Movement Map Activity
Homework: Map Activity due Thursday

Tuesday, March 21
In Class: Transcontinental Railroad
Homework: Map Activity due Thursday

Wednesday, March 22
In Class: Native Americans--Bad Side of Manifest Destiny
Homework: Map Activity due Thursday

Thursday, March 23
In Class: Manifest Destiny Project
Homework: None

Friday, March 24
In Class: Project Workday
Homework: Bring materials for workday on Monday



Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Week 26, 2016-2017

Monday, March 13
In Class: Chapter 16 Outline
Homework: Ch 15 questions due Friday, Ch 16 Outline due Monday

Tuesday, March 14
In Class: Key features of the Oregon Trail, Workday--Ch 16 Outline
Homework: Ch 15 questions due Friday, Ch 16 Outline due Monday

Wednesday, March 15 
In Class: Class Play: "The Cutoff"
Homework: Ch 15 questions due Friday, Ch 16 Outline due Monday

Thursday, March 16
In Class: The Donner Party video link: Donner Party video
Homework: Ch 15 questions due tomorrow, Ch 16 Outline due Monday

Friday, March 17
In Class: The Donner Party
Homework: Ch 16 Outline due Monday

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Week 24, 2016-2017

Monday, February 27
In Class: Chapter 14 Outline (see template below) Andrew Jackson Song
Homework: Ch 14 Outline & Quiz on Friday.

Tuesday, February 28
In Class: Andrew Jackson: A Man for the People video and questions.
Homework: Ch 14 outline due Friday, open note quiz.

Wednesday, March 1
In Class: Manifest Destiny, Louisiana Purchase, Lewis & Clark.
Homework: Ch 14 Outline--Friday; News Report & Political Cartoon--Thursday 3/3.

Thursday, March 2
In Class: Lewis & Clark video and questions.
Homework: Ch 14 Outline--tomorrow.

Friday, March 3
In Class: Quiz--Ch 14--Open note, Lewis and Clark/Sacajawea worksheet.
Homework: Crosswords due next Wed.



OUTLINE TEMPLATE:

Chapter 14: Andrew Jackson and the Growth of American Democracy

I.               14.1 Introduction: What is the main idea of the chapter?

II.  14.2 The Inauguration of Andrew Jackson  (Write at least 2 important things from this section).
      Ÿ  Ÿ
III.           14.3 From the Frontier to the White House
Ÿ
A.     The Frontier Lawyer
Ÿ
B.     The People’s Choice
Ÿ
IV.            14.4 Jackson’s Approach to Governing
A.     The Kitchen Cabinet
ŸŸ
B.     The Spoils SystemŸ

V.              14.5 The Nullification Crisis
(Write at least 2 important things from this section)

VI.            14.6 Jackson Battle the Bank of the United States
(Write at least 2 important things from this section)
Ÿ
VII.          14.7 Jackson’s Indian Policy
ŸŸ
A.     The Indian Removal Act
ŸŸ
B.     The Trail of TearsŸ
Ÿ
VIII.        Chapter Summary
Ÿ Summarize the chapter

Monday, February 13, 2017

Week 23, 2016-2017


Monday, February 13
Chapter 12 Intro—How to do an Outline
Outline Assignment Chapter 12--Due Friday

Tuesday, February 14
Presidents—Adams, Monroe, War of 1812

Wednesday, February 15
Video--First Invasion—War of 1812

Thursday, February 16
Video First Invasion—War of 1812

Friday, February 17
Quiz-Chapter 11&12 Can use Ch 11 ISN and Ch 12 Outline




Monday, January 30, 2017

Week 21, 2106-2017

Monday, January 30
In Class: Interpreting Laws & the Constitution--"strict vs loose," Test information (see below), Ch 10 Bill of Rights--the First Amendment.
Homework: Review chapters 8-10 and notes.  Open note test on Friday.  Take home vocab test on Thursday.

Tuesday, January 31
In Class: Chapter 10 Reading Notes--Bill of Rights
Homework: Finish Ch 10 Reading Notes and put in notebook by Friday.  Review chapters 8-10 and notes.  Open note test on Friday.  Take home vocab test on Thursday.

Wednesday, February 1
In Class: 4th & 5th Amendments, Supreme Court Cases
Homework: Finish Ch 10 Reading Notes and put in notebook by Friday.  Review chapters 8-10 and notes.  Open note test on Friday.  Take home vocab test on Thursday.

Thursday, February 2
In Class: Review Supreme Court Cases, Review Day, Take home Vocabulary Test.
Homework: Take home vocab test due tomorrow at START of class.  Open note test Chapters 8-10.

Friday, February 3
In Class: Constitution Test--Open Notebook.
Homework: None.


Constitution Test Study Guide:
You may use your notebook.  Thursday is a take home vocabulary test.  Friday is an open notebook multiple choice and short answer test.  You should finish in one class period.


Constitution Vocabulary
Chapters 8-10
Strengths & Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation
Shays’s Rebellion
Constitutional Convention
Virginia Plan
New Jersey Plan
Connecticut Compromise/Great Compromise
3/5ths   Compromise
Federalists & Anti-Federalists
The Preamble—Purpose/goals
The Constitution
       3 Branches of Government
       Structure of Congress
       Checks & Balances
How A Bill Becomes A Law
Bill of Rights
Supreme Court Cases
       Tinker v. Des Moines
       Wallace v. Jafree
       New Jersey v. T.L.O.
       Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier
People in Government
       Key Federal People
               President, VP, Speaker of the House, Senate Majority Leader
       California People
Governor, 2 U.S. Senators, Congressman for San Carlos

Monday, January 9, 2017

Week 18, 2016-2017

Monday, January 9
In Class: New Notebook Set Up, Vocabulary
Homework: Vocabulary due Wed 1/17

Tuesday, January 10
In Class: Features of the Articles of Confederation
Homework: None

Wednesday, January 11
In Class: Chapter 8 ISN Workday
Homework:

Thursday, January 12
In Class: Workday Vocabulary & Chapter 8 ISN
Homework: Vocab & Ch 8 ISN pages due next Wednesday 1/17


Friday, January 13
In Class: Notes--Articles of Confederation & Constitutional Convention
Homework: Vocab & Ch 8 ISN pages due next Wednesday 1/17

Notebook Table of Contents

Journals 1-32
Current Events 33-46
Vocabulary 47-52
Notes/Assignments 53-110
Miscellaneous 111-140

Vocabulary:


1. Territory
2. Arsenal
3. Enlightenment
4. Republic
5. Constitution
6. Compromise
7. Electoral College
8. Ratify
9. Popular Sovereignty
10. Legislative Branch
11. Bicameral
12. Bill
13. Veto
14. Executive Branch
15. Impeach
16. Judicial Branch
17. Checks and Balances
18. Amendment
19. Interstate Commerce
20. Federalism
21. Party
22. Interest Group
23. Warrant
24. Self-incrimination
25. Defendants
26. Inauguration
27. Aliens
28. Sedition
29. Nullify
30. States’ rights
31. Neutrality
32. Isolationism
33. Embargo
34. Blockade
35. Secretary of State
36. Doctrine
37. Capitalism
38. Spoils System
39. Tariff
40. Secede