Sunday, September 23, 2012

Schedule September 24-28

Monday, September 24

1.  Finish Lecture:  Road to War
2.  Go over Chapter 3 Quiz

Read "Common Sense" and complete study questions for tomorrow.  Chapter 4 reading guide is now due on FRIDAY.

Tuesday, September 25

1.  Discuss Common Sense.
2.  Declaration of Independence activity.  Read the document and answer the study questions.

Wednesday, September 26

No School.

Thursday, September 27

Discuss the Declaration of Independence

Chapter 4 Reading Guide due TOMORROW.

Friday, September 28

Lecture:  The Revolutionary War Soldier

Test over Unit 1 on Wednesday.

Monday, October 1

American History Mystery:  The American Revolution Edition

Tuesday, October 2

Lecture:  The End of the War

Wednesday, October 2

Test:  Unit 1

Start reading Chapter 5.  Complete reading guide (Chapter 5, part 1) for Tuesday, October 9.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Schedule September 18-21

Tuesday, September 18

Writing a thesis and intro, part 2

Tonight, you need to re-write your introduction and thesis.  It might be best to word-process your response as you will be able to re-write this as many times as you want.  Turn in the old copy of the essay as well.

Reading guide for Chapter 3, part 2 is due on Thursday.

Wednesday, September 19

Lecture:  The Road to War:  Causes of the American Revolution

Reading guide is due tomorrow.

Thursday, September 20

Lecture:  The Boston Massacre

Start reading Chapter 4.  Complete reading guide for Thursday, September 27

Friday, September 21

Lecture:  The Shot Heard Around the World

Test over Unit 1 on Tuesday, October 2!

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Schedule September 10-14

Monday, September 10

1.  Finish lecture on the Colonies
2.  Go over "Itemizing the Colonies" sheet
3.  Discuss the essay prompt

HW:  Start reading chapter 3 (pages 79-95).  Complete Chapter 3, Part 1 reading guide for Friday

Tuesday, September 11

Quiz:  Chapters 1 & 2

HW.  Essay.  You will get an AP style essay to write.  The essay will be due tomorrow. Continue working on reading guide.

Wednesday, September 12

1.  Collect essays.
2.  Lecture:  The beginning of the French and Indian War

Thursday, September 13

1.  Lecture: The French and Indian War

Reading Guide (Chapter 3, Part 1) is due tomorrow.

Friday, September 14

Writing Day:  "I'd Like to Have an Argument, Please"

Today, we will be discussing the art of thesis and intro writing.  You will get your essay back and you will need to rewrite just your intro using the supplied rubric.  The new intro will be due on Tuesday.  Turn in your new intro attached to your old essay.  Every time you turn in a rewrite, you need to include ALL versions that you have written.

Also, you need to finish reading Chapter 3 and complete the Chapter 3, part 2 reading guide for Thursday.

Monday, September 3, 2012

Schedule September 4-7 (UPDATED)

Tuesday, September 4

1.  Finish Lecture on Puritans
2.  Puritan Document Analysis in Class (Fill out chart for the analysis)
3.  Go over Chapter 1 reading guide

Wednesday, September 5

1.  Discuss Puritan documents
2.  Start video:  Massacre at Mystic.  You will be filling out a sheet as well for this video.  Store the video sheets with your "Fact File" sheets.

Thursday, September 6

1.  Finish video.  Discuss

Friday, September 7  

1.  Go over Chapter 2 reading guide.
2.  Lecture:  Quakers in the Colonies

Homework:  Complete "Itemizing the Colonies" (except for the last page) for Monday.

Quiz over Chapters 1 and 2 on Tuesday!  For this quiz, you will be writing about an image and explain how it relates to the chapter, you will write about the relationship between terms and answer a short essay question.