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    Homework

    Students who are absent are to use this page to get caught up with their make-up work.  This page will be updated no later than 4 PM each day.  The line entitled "Due = " reminds students if an item was due and turned in on that day...if so, they can turn in the item upon return to school.

    Thur, Aug 5

    Social Studies

    1)  Classroom rules and policies were briefly introduced...students took some brief notes on paper/we will finish these notes tomorrow so bring them with you  Classroom Intro Notes 

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Classroom rules and policies were briefly introduced...students took some brief notes on paper/we will finish these notes tomorrow so bring them with you   Classroom Intro Notes 

    Due = nothing

    Fri, Aug 6

    SS

    1)  Finished up the Classroom Intro Notes from yesterday  Classroom Intro Notes Part 2....students were then told they would have a quiz on Wed, Aug 11 on these notes along with the other information I presented  in class as well

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Finished up the Classroom Intro Notes from yesterday   Classroom Intro Notes Part 2....students were then told they would have a quiz on Wed, Aug 11 on these notes along with the other information I presented  in class as well

    Due = nothing

    Mon, Aug 9

    SS

    1)  Did a seating chart, discussed homework and Learning Targets briefly, and demonstarted how to access the textbook on-line (specific instructions will be handed out later)

    2)  Students were then reminded to prepare for a quiz on Wed, Aug 11 on the Classroom Intro Notes (from the first two days of school) & the other information I presented in class on these days as well

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Did a seating chart, discussed homework and Learning Targets briefly, and demonstarted how to access the textbook on-line (specific instructions will be handed out later)

    2)  Students were then reminded to prepare for a quiz on Wed, Aug 11 on the Classroom Intro Notes (from the first two days of school) & the other information I presented in class on these days as well

    Due = nothing

    Tues, Aug 10

    SS

    1)  U.S. & World Geography Pre-test was taken & graded in class for an "effort" grade...if you were absent today, you will not need to make it up

    2)  Students were then reminded to prepare for tomorrow's quiz on the Classroom Intro Notes (from the first two days of school) & the other information I presented in class on these two days as well

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  A Civics Pre-test was taken & graded in class for an "effort" grade...if you were absent today, you will not need to make it up

    2)  Students were then reminded to prepare for tomorrow's quiz on the Classroom Intro Notes (from the first two days of school) & the other information I presented in class on these two days as well

    Due = nothing

    Wed, Aug 11

    SS

    1)  Classroom Intro Quiz was taken in class and then self-checked...you will need to make this up during lunch if you were absent today upon return

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Classroom Intro Quiz was taken in class and then self-checked...you will need to make this up during lunch if you were absent today upon return

    Due = nothing

    Thur, Aug 12

    SS

    1)  Reviewed the various parts of a map as a class...no make-up work for today if you were absent

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Did Voc 1 words & definitions together as a class...print and keep this voc list in your notebook  Voc 1  

    2)  Voc 1 Word Search Activity was then assigned...due tomorrow   Voc 1 Word Search Activity

    Due = nothing

    Fri, Aug 13

    SS

    1)  Reviewed the various parts of a map as a class and then took notes   Parts of a Map Notes

    2)  Map Activity was then assigned...due Tuesday   Map Activity

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Started a brief group activity targeting government and citizenship & then groups began presenting their ideas...get your make-up work from Mr. Obregon on Monday in-class if you were absent today

    Due = Voc 1 Word Search

    Mon, Aug 16

    SS

    1)  U.S. & World Map Acitivity was assigned..due Friday   US & World Map Page 1  Page 2   Instructions

    2)  For homework, students are to read Ch 1 Lesson 1 in the textbook on-line (via your Google account...from your Drive within your Google Account, click on the nine dots near the right corner, scroll down and click on McGraw-Hill, and then click on Lincoln)

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Finished up presentations for the brief group activity started on Friday

    2)  Ch 1 Sec 1 & 2/Pt 1 Activity was assigned...due tomorrow (students will need to use the attached pages to complete the assignment since the textbook can't be accessed on-line yet)

    Ch 1 Sec 1 and 2 Activity/Pt 1 Page 1  Page 2   Reading Page 6   Page 7  Page 8  Page 9  Page 10  Page 11  Page 12  Page 13   Page 14

    Due = nothing

    Tues, Aug 17

    SS

    1) Reviewed the topic of Paleo-Indians & then viewed several clips on this topic followed by a verbal quiz (excused from this quiz if you were absent today)

    Due = Map Activity

    Civics

    1)  Reviewed Ch 1 Sec 1 & then viewed a clip introducing civics followed by a verbal quiz (excused from this quiz if you were absent today)

    Due = Ch 1 Sec 1 & 2/Pt 1 Activity

    Wed, Aug 18

    SS

    1) Viewed 2 clips on the continents & oceans...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    Seven Continents of the world - Seven continents video for kids

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYYakyS_HOg&t=23s

    Five Oceans Song/Five Oceans of the World

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfv7TF9RHbY

    Continents & Oceans Video Quiz

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)   Ch 2 Sec 1 Activity was assigned...due tomorrow  Ch 2 Sec 1 Page 1  Page 2

    Due = nothing

    Thur, Aug 19

    SS

    1)  Started up American History Notes #1...copy these notes on a separate piece of paper and bring with your daily  American History Notes 1

    2)  Enlightenment Reading Activity was then assigned...due tomorrow  Enlightenment Reading Page 1  Page 2  Page 3  Page 4  Enlightenment Reading Activity Page 1  Page 2

    Due = nothing

    Civics 

    1) Reviewed the purposes of government (Ch 2 Sec 1) and then viewed 2 clips on this topic...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    Purposes Of Government | American Government

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yn7Uy4CLhzs&t=17s

    Is America Really A Democracy?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04n6qrBwFBE&t=120s

    Purposes of Govt Video Quiz Page 1  Page 2

    1) Started up Ch 1 & 2 Notes...copy these notes on a separate piece of paper and bring with your daily   Ch 1 & 2 Notes

    Due = Ch 2 Sec 1 Reading Activity

    Fri, Aug 20

    SS

    1) Reviewed the Enlightenment and then viewed 2 clips on this topic...watch the following clips via YouTube (only watch a portion of the second clip from 1:53-3:42) & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    Objective 1. 4 Influence of the Enlightenment

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DoaM1GnOnmw&t=1s

    What Was the Enlightenment? AP Euro Bit by Bit #25 (1:53-3:42)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nly9r_xYyPA&t=114s

    Enlightenment Video Quiz

    2) Read the attached reading on the Scientific Revolution before Monday!!!  Sci Rev Page 1  Page 2  Page 3

    Due = U.S. & World Map Acitivity

    Civics

    1)  Edited yesterday's notes slightly (compare and contrast & make the changes/additions you see) and then added the topic of Purposes of Govt   Ch 1 and 2 Notes 

    2)  A group activity on the Types and Purposes of Government was then started...complete the attached assignment as make-up work for this group activity Types & Purposes of Govt Instructions  Types of Govt  Amendments

    Due = nothing

    Mon, Aug 23

    SS

    1)  Took a "pop quiz" on the assigned reading for homework (excused from this quiz if you were absent today)

    2)  Reviewed the Scientific Revolution and then viewed 2 clips on this topic...watch the following clips via YouTube  & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    Turning Points in History - Scientific Revolution

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hodYUDDfsY

    Galileo Galilei - in a nutshell

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMM8vx9vDiE

    Sci Rev Video Quiz

    3)  Students then added the topics of the Enlightenment & the Scientific Revolution to their notes   Enlightenment and Sci Rev

    4)  HW = Read Ch 2 Lesson 2 (...start at Columbus Crosses the Atlantic) by tomorrow!!!  

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Students were given class time to complete the group activity started on Friday...groups will present tomorrow

    Due = nothing

    Tues, Aug 24

    SS

    1)  Reviewed European Exploration and then viewed 2 clips on this topic...watch the following clips via YouTube  & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    World History The Age of Discovery in 5 Minutes 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nItN2c6gZ4&t=30s

    Four Voyages of Christopher Columbus to Discover America 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Fe9JqUCKRk&t=12s

    European Exploration Video Quiz 

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Students presented their group activity that was started on Friday...

    Due = nothing

    Wed, Aug 25

    SS

    1)  Viewed a clip on the Seeds of Change and then students took an extra-credit quiz on its content...unfortunately if you were absent today, this is a missed extra-credit opportunity

    2)  HW = Read Ch 3 Lesson 1 & 2 (you can stop at New Colonies) by tomorrow!!

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Ch 2 Sec 2 Reading Activity was assigned...due tomorrow  Ch 2 Sec 2 Page 1   Page 2

    Due = nothing

    Thur, Aug 26

    SS

    1)  Reviewed Jamestown & Plymouth and then viewed a clip on these topics...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    America the Story of Us: Life in Jamestown | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssS6UoBoiuc&t=1s

    Deconstructing History: Mayflower | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w59TkoL-tZY&t=1s

    Jamestown & Plymouth Video Quiz

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Reviewed Ch 2 Sec 2 and then viewed several clips on the Articles of Confederation...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    What Were the Articles of Confederation? | America: Facts vs. Fiction

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KGG9afW7XY&t=47s

    What Were the Articles of Confederation? | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBWs9LpCg8I&t=4s

    Articles of Confederation Video Quiz

    Due = Ch 2 Sec 2 Reading Activity

    Fri, Aug 27

    SS

    1)  Students added the topic of European Exploration to their notes  European Exploration Notes

    2)  Bar graphs were then reviewed as a class and then the Slave Trade Bar Graph Activity was assigned (due Tuesday)  Slave Trade Bar Graph  Bar Graph Data Set

    3)  HW = Read Ch 5 Lesson 1 & 2 by Monday!!!  

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Students added Ch 2 Sec 2 info to their notes  Ch 2 Sec 2 info

    2)  Declaration of Independence Activity was then assigned...due Tuesday  D of I Activity

    Due = nothing

    Mon, Aug 30

    SS

    1)  Reviewed Road to Revolution and then viewed four short clips on this topic...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return (note = you can stop watching the second clip at 2:29)

    The French and Indian War Explained | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9n-gsgqaUo0

    Colonial Taxation and Protest (stop 2:29)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZ_7_TqtVRM&t=147s

    Boston Massacre: Animated Graphic Novel

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1NRTmVOtV4

    What Was the Tea Act of 1773? | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VF5DWOCZ7HY&t=172s

    Road to Rev Video Quiz

    2) Homework = Read Ch 5 Lesson 3 by tomorrow!!!

     Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Briefly reviewed how bar graphs work in class...

    2)  Ch 2 Sec 3 Activity was assigned...due tomorrow  Ch 2 Sec 3 Page 1   Page 2

    3)  Also, the Civics Textbook Intro Activity was assigned for extra-credit (due Friday & students may not turn in late)  Civics Textbook Intro Page 1   Page 2

    Due = nothing

    Tues, Aug 31

    SS

    1)  A brief "pop quiz" on Ch 5 Lesson 3 was first taken (excused from this quiz if you were absent today)

    2)  Reviewed the beginning of the American Revolution and then viewed a clip on this topic followed by a quiz (excused from this quiz if you were absent today)

    3)  Homework = Read Ch 5 Lesson 4 by tomorrow!!!

    Due = Slave Trade Bar Graph Activity

    Civics

    1)  Reviewed Ch 2 Sec 3 as a class and then viewed a clip on the constitutional convention ...watch the following clip via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return 

    Constitutional Compromises: Crash Course Government and Politics #5 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCCmuftyj8A&t=1s

    A New Constitution Video Quiz

    Due = Ch 2 Sec 3 Reading Activity & Dec of Independence Activity

    Wed, Sept 1

    SS

    1)  A brief "pop quiz" on Ch 5 Lesson 4 was first taken (excused from this quiz if you were absent today)

    2)  Reviewed the Dec of Independence and then viewed a clip on this topic followed by a quiz...watch the following clip via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return  

    What you might not know about the Declaration of Independence - Kenneth C. Davis

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKJMWHCUoiw&t=96s

    D of I Video Quiz

    3)  Homework = Read Ch 6 Lesson 1 (..up to the Continental Army) by tomorrow!!!

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Added Ch 2 Sec 3 info to their notes   Ch 2 Sec 3 info

    2)  Exports & Imports Bar Graph Activity was assigned...due Wednesday   Exports & Imports Bar Graph

    Due = nothing

    Thur, Sept 2

    SS

    1)  Briefly reviewed advantages for both the British & Americans and then viewed two clips on this topic followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return  

    History Brief: American Revolution The Two Sides

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHNsyfJIl8I

    The American Revolutionary War for Kids: Learn About the Revolutionary War for Children - FreeSchool (2:25 till end)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWtW0gmh3kg&t=206s

    American Revolution Video Quiz

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  The U.S. Constitution Scavenger Hunt was assigned (due Thur)....you can just mark your answers on the answer bank sheet since you didn't receive a "scantron" which was handed out in class today    Constitution Scavenger Hunt Page 1  Page 2  Page 3  Answer Sheet Page 1  Page 2

    2)  Time was then provided to the students to work on the scavenger hunt and/or the bar graph activity that was assigned yesterday...students were also informed that the XC Civics Textbook Activity is now due tomorrow & the bar graph activity will now be due Wed

    Due = nothing

    Fri, Sept 3

    SS

    1)  Played Kahoot in class as a review and to earn a little extra-credit...

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Played Kahoot in class as a review and to earn a little extra-credit...

    Due = XC Civics Textbook Intro Activity

    Monday, Sept 6 = Labor Day / no school

    Tues, Sept 7

    SS

    1)  Added 3 additional topics to our American History Notes (Colonial America through American Revolution)  C America through A Rev info

    2)  Viewed a brief clip on the Articles of Confederation followed by a quiz...watch the following clip via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return  

    What Were the Articles of Confederation? | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBWs9LpCg8I

    Articles of Confederation Video Quiz

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Students were told that they would have a test this Friday, Sept 10 on Voc #1 and their Ch 1 & 2 Notes so they need to study & prepare throughout the week!!!

    2)  Voc #2 words & definitions were then done as a class  Voc 2

    3)  Voc #2 Word Search was then assigned...due Thursday   Voc 2 Word Search

    Due = nothing

    Wed, Sept 8

    SS

    1)  Ch 7 Lesson 2 Activity was assigned and students were provided time to work on it/students are to write their answers neatly on a separate piece of paper...due Thur (tomorrow)   Ch 7 Lesson 2

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Students were reminded that they would have a test this Friday, Sept 10 on Voc #1 and their Ch 1 & 2 Notes so they need to study & prepare throughout the week!!!

    2)  A couple of due dates were changed...both the U.S. Constitution Scavenger Hunt & Voc 2 Word Search are now due Monday, Sept 13  

    3)  Ch 3 Sec 1 Activity was assigned and students were provided time to work on it...due Thur (tomorrow)   Ch 3 Sec 1

    Due = Trade Bar Graph Activity

    Thur, Sept 9

    SS

    1)  Reviewed Ch 7 Lesson 2 as a class then viewed several clips on American Government followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return  

    Shays' Rebellion

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtBh8LMrDY4

    The Constitutional Convention: A Country Through Compromise (stop at 3:55)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZE5kqa6UgDI&t=17s

    How is power divided in the United States government? - Belinda Stutzman

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuFR5XBYLfU&t=5s

    American Government Video Quiz

    2)  Three Branches of Government Activity was then assigned...due Tuesday  3 Branches of Government Page 1   Page 2   3 Branches of Government Activity

    3)  HW = Read Ch 10 Lesson 1 (...up to Pike's Expedition) by tomorrow!!!

    Due = Ch 7 Lesson 2 Activity

    Civics

    1)  Reviewed Ch 3 Sec 2 as a class then viewed several clips on the ideals of the Constitution followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return  

    What Does the Preamble Actually Mean?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLQ3ZEnchB4&t=7s

    How It Happens: State vs. Federal

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Osui4inQgFE&t=1s

    Civicate: Federalism (stop at 1:36)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TeUumUJlbLQ

    Ideals of the Constitution Video Quiz

    2) Students were reminded that they would have a test tomorrow Friday, Sept 10 on Voc #1 and their Ch 1 & 2 Notes so they need to study & prepare!!!

    Due = Ch 3 Sec 1 Activity

    Fri, Sept 10

    SS

    1)  A pop quiz was taken on yesterday's assigned reading for homework (excused from this quiz if you were absent today)

    2)  Reviewed Lewis & Clark as a class and then viewed a clip on this topic followed by a quiz...watch the following clip via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    1804 06 Lewis and Clark Expedition Documentary

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hil5J3hJDVg&t=1256s

    Lewis & Clark Video Quiz Part 1

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Voc 1 and Ch 1 & 2 Test was taken...make these tests up during lunch upon return if you were absent today

    Due = nothing

    Mon, Sept 13

    SS

    1)  Continued watching the Lewis & Clark DVD that was started on Friday & then took a quiz on its content...watch the following clip via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    1804 06 Lewis and Clark Expedition Documentary

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hil5J3hJDVg&t=1256s

    Lewis & Clark Video Quiz Part 2

    2)  Added the topic of American Government to our American History Notes   American Government info

    3)  Students took out a piece of paper, titled it 1st & 2nd Qtr Tests Paper, and then added the following info to it about this Friday's test American History Test 1 info

    4)  HW = Read Ch 10 Lesson 3 (start at Violating Neutral Rights) & Ch 10 Lesson 4 by tomorrow!!!

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Started Ch 3 Notes   Ch 3 Sec 1 info

    2)  Assigned Ch 3 Sec 2 Crossword and provided time for students to work on this assignment (due tomorrow)    Ch 3 Sec 2 Crossword

    Due = Voc 2 Word Search & U.S. Constitution Scavenger Hunt 

    Tues, Sept 14

    SS

    1)  A pop quiz was taken on yesterday's assigned reading for homework (excused from this quiz if you were absent today)

    2)  Reviewed the War of 1812, viewed several clips on the war, and then took a quiz in class...complete the Review Questions for Ch 10/Lesson 3 (1-5) and Ch 10/Lesson 4 (1-4) as make-up work for  this quiz 

    3)  Added the topic of Lewis & Clark to our American History Notes   Lewis & Clark info

    Due = Three Branches of Government Activity

    Civics

    1)  Due to a high number of students making up MAP testing (Period 1 in particular), students performed some "community service" helping out around the school

    Due = Ch 3 Sec 2 Crossword

    Wed, Sept 15

    SS

    1)  Students were reminded to continue studying for this Friday's test!!! (see 8-13  #3)

    2)  U.S. Population Growth Bar Graph was assigned and students were given time to work on it during class (due Tuesday)   Population Growth Bar Graph

    3)  HW = students need to read Ch 13/Lesson 1 by tomorrow!!!

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1) Reviewed checks & balances and then watched a brief clip on this topic followed by a quiz...watch the following clip via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    Checks and Balances (start at 1:30)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSconP2Hpp0

    Checks & Balances Video Quiz

    Due = nothing

    Thur, Sept 17

    SS

    1)  Students were reminded to continue studying for tomorrow's test!!! (see 8-13  #3)

    2)  A pop quiz on the assigned reading was taken (excused from this quiz if you were absent today)

    3)  Reviewed Pioneers and then watched a brief clip on this topic followed by a quiz...watch the following clip via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    What It Was Like to Be On the Oregon Trail

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ceaToIwi-Qk&t=55s

    Pioneers Video Quiz

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1) Reviewed the three branches of government briefly and then viewed several clips on this topic followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    What Is the Legislative Branch of the U.S. Government? | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hltv8-nzcUc&t=4s

    What Is the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government? | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWR2p9j9hWo&t=2s

    What Is the Judicial Branch of the U.S. Government? | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9giPmCWnepU&t=3s

    3 Branches Of Government Video Quiz

    Due = nothing

    Fri, Sept 17

    SS

    1)  American History Test #1 was taken in class...students who were absent today will need to make it up upon return during lunch

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  An XC "in-class" reading assignment from the Junior Scholastic Magazine was assigned...this is simply a missed XC opportunity if you were absent today

    Due = nothing

    Mon, Sept 20

    SS

    1)  Ch 13 Lesson 1-3 Activity was assigned...due tomorrow  Ch 13 Lesson 1-3 Activity

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Started Amendments Intro Group Activity and time was given for students to work on it in class...complete the attached assignment as make-up work for this group activity if you were absent today   Amendments Intro Make-up    Amendments 1-27

    Due = nothing

    Tues, Sept 21

    SS

    1)  Reviewed the Alamo, war with Mexico, & the Gadsden Purchase and then watched brief clips on these topics followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    Why Mexico Banned Immigration from the US | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAZNROTU9Hc&t=5s

    What Was the Mexican-American War? | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8U9vbZwFZL4&t=1s

    The Gadsden Purchase

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-xfyZgtQbM&t=3s

    Alamo, War with Mexico, & Gadsden Purchase Video Quiz

    Due = Ch 13 Lesson 1-3 Activity

    Civics

    1)  Time was given for groups to finish the activity started yesterday and then some groups presented their ideas today...we will finish up presentations tomorrow

    Due = nothing

    Wed, Sept 22

    SS

    1)  Students added the topics of the War of 1812 & Pioneers to our American History Notes   War of 1812 & Pioneers info

    2)  US Territorial Growth Map Activity was then assigned...due Friday   US Territorial Growth Map Page 1   Page 2

    3)  HW = Read Ch 13 Lesson 4 (...up to A Religious Refuge in Utah)

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Groups finished presenting their ideas today...

    2)  Ch 3 Sec 3 Activity was assigned for homework/due tomorrow   Ch 3 Sec 3 Page 1   Page 2

    Due = nothing

    Thur, Sept 23

    SS

    1) A brief "pop quiz" was taken on yesterday's assigned reading (excused from this quiz if you were absent today)

    2) Reviewed the Gold Rush and then watched two brief clips on this topic followed by a quiz (excused from this quiz if you were absent today)

    3) Students then added the topics of the Alamo, Manifest Destiny, & War with Mexico to their American History Notes Alamo, Manifest Destiny, & War with Mexico info

    4) HW = Read Ch 10/Lesson 1 (..start at Jefferson as President)

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Reviewed the amendment process and then watched a brief clip on this topic followed by a quiz...watch the following clip via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    Why is the US Constitution so hard to amend? - Peter Paccone

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwREAW4SlVY&t=25s

    Amending the Constitution Video Quiz

    2)  Students then added Ch 3 Sec 2 & Ch 3 Sec 3 info to their notes   Ch 3 Sec 2 & Ch 3 Sec 3 info

    Due = Ch 3 Sec 3 Activity (due tomorrow for P 7 since Mr. Obregon forgot to hand it out)

    Fri, Sept 24

    SS

    1) Reviewed the Supreme Court, certain cases, and the significance of Sandra Day O'Connor and then watched several brief clips on this topic followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    Marbury vs. Madison: What Was the Case About? | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOvsZyqRfCo&t=50s

    Dred Scott v. Sandford | Homework Help from the Bill of Rights Institute

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OazGts1xC9w&t=8s

    Women in History: Sandra Day O'Connor (Biography) Educational Videos for Students

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQkUAtSixFc&t=5s

    Supreme Court Video Quiz

    2) HW = Read Ch 14/Lesson 1 (...up to Farming Innovations) & Ch 14/Lesson 3 (...up to Southern Industry) by Monday!!!

    Due = U.S. Territorial Growth Map Activity

    Civics

    1) Reviewed the Supreme Court, certain cases, and the significance of Sandra Day O'Connor and then watched several brief clips on this topic followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    Marbury vs. Madison: What Was the Case About? | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOvsZyqRfCo&t=50s

    Dred Scott v. Sandford | Homework Help from the Bill of Rights Institute

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OazGts1xC9w&t=8s

    Women in History: Sandra Day O'Connor (Biography) Educational Videos for Students

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQkUAtSixFc&t=5s

    Supreme Court Video Quiz

    Due = nothing

    Mon, Sept 27

    SS

    1)  Students added info to their 1st & 2nd Qtr Tests Paper regarding this Friday's test...they need to study and prepare throughout the week!!!   American History Test 2 info

    2)  A brief pop quiz was taken on the assigned reading for homework (excused from this quiz  if you were absent today

    3)  Reviewed the North vs. the South and then watched several brief clips on this topic followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    Differences between the north and south (8:03-11:09)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXcXX_IAsBI&t=685s

    Economic Differences Between the North and South

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7CLvnXj9wQ&t=4s

    Eli Whitney's Invention

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LiuYxA7JDx4&t=9

    North vs. South Video Quiz

    4) HW = Read Ch 15/Lesson 2 (...up to Reaction to the Abolitionists) by tomorrow

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Students were informed that they will have a test this Friday, Oct 1...they need to study Voc 2 & their Ch 3 Notes in preparation for this test

    2)  Ch 4 Sec 1 Crossword was then assigned...due tomorrow   Ch 4 Sec 1 Crossword

    Due = nothing

    Tues, Sept 28

    SS

    1)  Reviewed Abolitionists and then watched several brief clips on this topic followed by a quiz...watch the following clip via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    Objective 2 -- The Abolitionist Movement 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c26Bqd3-tqY&t=241s

    Abolitionist Video Quiz

    2)  Students were reminded to keep studying for this Friday's test!!! (see #1... 9-27-21)

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Reviewed the Bill of Rights and then viewed several clips on this same topic followed by a verbal quiz (excused from this quiz if you were absent today)

    2)  Students were reminded that they will have a test this Friday, Oct 1...they need to study Voc 2 & their Ch 3 Notes in preparation for this test

    Due = Ch 4 Sec 1 Crossword

    Wed, Sept 29

    SS

    1)  Students updated their American History Notes with four additional topics   Gold Rush through URR info

    2)  Students were reminded to keep studying for this Friday's test!!! (see #1... 9-27-21)

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Guest speakers from the Rotary Club came in and gave the students a brief presentation

    2)  Students were reminded that they will have a test this Friday, Oct 1...they need to study Voc 2 & their Ch 3 Notes in preparation for this test

    Due = nothing

    Thur, Sept 30

    SS

    1)  Ch 11/3 & Ch 16/1 Activity (due Monday) & the Road to the Civil War Map Activity (due Wed) were assigned...students were then given class time to work on both assignments

    2)  Students were reminded to keep studying for tomorrow's test!!! (see #1... 9-27-21)

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Voc 4 words and definitions were started in class (ask Mr. Obregon for a copy of them upon return to school if you were absent today)

    2)  Ch 4 Notes were then started as well   Ch 4 Notes

    3)  Amendments Matching Activity was then assigned...due Tuesday   Amendments Matching Page 1   Page 2

    4)  Students were reminded that they have a test tomorrow...they need to study Voc 2 & their Ch 3 Notes in preparation for this test

    Due = nothing

    Fri, Oct 1

    SS

    1) American History Test 2 was taken today...you will need to make it up during lunch upon return if you were absent today

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1) Voc 2 & Ch 3 Test was taken today...you will need to make it up during lunch upon return if you were absent today

    Due = nothing

    Mon, Oct 4

    SS

    1)  Reviewed several compromises and an act and then watched several brief clips on these topics followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    What Was the Missouri Compromise? | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68gi3C0A9Fo&t=4s

    Sound Smart: Compromise of 1850 | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_Bra5yBh6M&t=3s

    Story of Us Fugitive Slave Act and Uncle Tom's Cabin

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODBXPtAn-NA

    Sound Smart: The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYP854GAPAU&t=2s

    Slavery Compromises Video Quiz

    2)  HW = Students need to read Ch 16 Lesson 1 (...start at Conflict in Kansas to the end) & Ch 16 Lesson 2 (...up to Lincoln & Douglas) by tomorrow!!! 

    Due = Ch 11/3 & Ch 16/1 Activity

    Civics

    1)  Ch 4 Sec 2 Activity was assigned & time was provided to work on it (due tomorrow)  Ch 4 Sec 2 Page 1   Page 2

    Due = nothing

    Tues, Oct 5

    SS

    1) Reviewed Bleeding Kansas, the Republican Party, & the Dred Scott case and then watched several brief clips on these topics followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    Sound Smart: Bleeding Kansas | History 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqZJc7B8xsc&t=1s

    Dred Scott v. Sandford | Homework Help from the Bill of Rights Institute

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OazGts1xC9w&t=8s

    Key Events Involving Slavery Video Quiz Part 1

    2) HW = Read Ch 16/Lesson 2 (start at Lincoln & Douglas through the end of the lesson) by tomorrow!!!

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1) Reviewed Amendments 11-18 and then watched a brief clip on this topic followed by a quiz...watch the following clip via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    Amendments (11-27) 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qS70iT_9nw&t=104s

    Amendments 11 thru 27 Video Quiz Pt 1

    Due = Amendments Matching Activity

    Wed, Oct 6

    SS

    1) Reviewed the Lincoln/Douglas debates & John Brown and then watched several brief clips on these topics followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    Sound Smart: The Lincoln-Douglass Debates | History (start at 1:00)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LljCzkPasuk&t=14s

    Slavery John Brown Raid

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIorHCv5QDs

    Key Events Involving Slavery Video Quiz Part 2

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1) Reviewed Amendments 19-27 and then watched a brief clip on this topic followed by a quiz...watch the following clip via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    Amendments (11-27) 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qS70iT_9nw&t=104s

    Amendments 18 thru 27 Video Quiz Part 2

    Due = nothing

    Thur, Oct 7

    SS

    1)  Students added two more topics to their American History Notes  Slavery Compromises/Acts & Slavery Events 

    2)  Students also turned in their Classroom Intro Notes from the very beginning of the school year for XC

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Students added Ch 4 Sec 2 info to their Ch 4 Notes  Ch 4 Sec 2 info

    2)  Students also turned in their Ch 1 & 2 Notes and Ch 3 Notes

    Due = nothing

    Fri, Oct 8

    SS

    1)  Played a review game for XC and candy...have a great break!!!

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Played a review game for XC and candy...have a great break!!!

    Due = nothing

    FALL BREAK 10-11 THROUGH 10-15

    Mon, Oct 18

    SS

    1)  Reviewed as a class how pie graphs work...read the attached sheet to help you better understand how pie graphs work  Pie Graphs

    2)  Students then calculated percentages in class for a grade...complete the attached sheet as make-up work if you were absent today and turn it in upon return  Cotton Percentages

    3)  HW = Read Ch 16 Lesson 3 by tomorrow!!!

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Reviewed as a class how pie graphs work...read the attached sheet to help you better understand how pie graphs work  Pie Graphs

    2)  Students then calculated percentages in class for a grade...complete the attached sheet as make-up work if you were absent today and turn it in upon return  Congressional District Percentages

    Due = nothing

    Tues, Oct 19

    SS

    1)  An XC pop quiz was first taken on yesterday's assigned reading (missed XC opportunity if you were absent today)

    2)  Reviewed the start of the Civil War and then watched several brief clips on this topic followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    What Caused the Civil War 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUKA8jQQlkk&t=23s

    Fort Sumter (The American Civil War)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsbEmWkit9Y&t=4s

    Civil War Starts Video Quiz

    3)  Students then updated their American History Notes with another topic   Civil War Starts info

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Students added four more additional words & definitions to Voc #4   updated Voc 4

    2)  Congressional Representation Pie Graph Activity was then assigned...due Friday   Congressional Rep Pie Graph Page 1   Page 2

    Due = nothing

    Wed, Oct 20

    SS

    1)  Cotton Pie Graph Activity was assigned...due Monday  Cotton Pie Graph Questions Page 1  Cotton Pie Graph Questions Page 2  Pie Graph Page 1   Pie Graph Page 2

    2)  HW = Students are to read Ch 17 Lesson 1 (...up to High Hopes) by tomorrow!!!

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Ch 4 Sec 3 Activity was assigned...due Thur/tomorrow    Ch 4 Sec 3

    Due = nothing

    Thur, Oct 21

    SS

    1) An XC pop quiz was first taken on yesterday's assigned reading (missed XC opportunity if you were absent today)

    2) Reviewed the North's advantages during the Civil War and then watched several brief clips on this topic followed by a quiz...watch the following clip via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    Objective 6 -- The Civil War Begins: Comparing the North and South

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QLG-llpLco&t=24s

    Comparing the North vs South Video Quiz

    3) HW = Students are to read Ch 17 Lesson 2 (...start at The Battle of Antietam) by tomorrow!!!

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1) Reviewed Ch 4 Sec 3 and then watched several clips on the duties & responsibilities of citizens followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    Duties and Responsibilities of U.S. Citizens

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_j6wfUgT_ng&t=6s

    The Vietnam War Draft

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25cmARm05qs&t=7s

    Duties & Responsibilities Video Quiz

    Due = Ch 4 Sec 3 Activity

    Fri, Oct 22

    SS

    1) Reviewed the Emancipation Proclamation and then watched several brief clips on this topic followed by a quiz...you will be excused from this quiz if you were absent today

    2) Briefly discussed next week's test...students added the following information to their 1st & 2nd Qtr Tests Paper   American History Test 3 info

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1) Watched a clip on Youth Voter Turnout followed by an XC quiz...watch the following clip via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    Youth Voter Turnout: Why Is It So Low?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p25BMBVGd0E&t=164s

    Youth Voter Turnout Video Quiz

    2) Student then completed their Ch 4 Notes   Ch 4 Sec 3 info

    Due = Congressional Pie Graph Activity

    Mon, Oct 25

    SS

    1)  Students updated their American History Notes    Civil War info

    2)  Reconstruction Reading Activity Parts 1 & 2 was then assigned...due tomorrow   Rec Reading Activity Pg 1  Page 2

    3)  Students were reminded to continue studying/preparing for this Thursday & Friday's test!!!  (see 10-22 #2)

    Due = Cotton Production Pie Graph Activity

    Civics

    1)  Students were told that they would have an "open-note" test this Friday, Oct 29...they need to review Voc #4 & Ch 4 Notes in preparation for this test

    2)  Duties & Responsibilities Group Activity was then started....complete the assignment individually if you were absent today by choosing either the left-hand or right-hand column from the sheet (1-4) and write your ideas neatly on a separate piece of paper in complete sentences/you only need to do 2 ideas per number (due by Wed)   Duties & Responsibilities Group Activity

    Due = nothing

    Tues, Oct 26

    SS

    1) Reviewed the good things about Reconstruction and then watched several brief clips on this topic followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    U.S. History | 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90Xxt6Ukff8

    Freedmen's Bureau | Celebrate Black History (stop at 2:02)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcb5fiYmaDY&t=46s  

    Reconstruction: The Vote | Black History in Two Minutes 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7x_m1EkyB_E

    Reconstruction Video Quiz Part 1

    2) Students then updated their American History Notes   Reconstruction info

    3) Students were reminded to continue studying/preparing for this Thursday & Friday's test!!!  (see 10-22 #2)

    Due = Reconstruction Reading Activity/Part 1 & 2

    Civics

    1) Students were reminded to prepare for the "open-note" test this Friday, Oct 29...they need to review & bring Voc #4 & Ch 4 Notes with them on this day

    2) Students were given time to complete the group activity started yesterday and then some groups began presenting their ideas...remaining groups will present tomorrow

    Due = nothing

    Wed, Oct 27

    SS

    1) Reviewed the bad things about Reconstruction and then watched several brief clips on this topic followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    The Early Ku Klux Klan and White Supremacy

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7o-uNsOMeV4&t=1s

    Jim Crow Laws In the South (start at 0:46)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41sF9ZTRTD4&t=76s

    Plessy v. Ferguson

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09nYZDPTTwU

    Reconstruction Video Quiz Part 2

    2) Students were reminded to continue studying/preparing for this tomorrow & Friday's test!!!  (see 10-22 #2)

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1) Students were reminded to prepare for the "open-note" test this Friday, Oct 29...they need to review & bring Voc #4 & Ch 4 Notes with them on this day

    2) Remaining groups presented their ideas...

    Due = nothing

    Thur, Oct 28

    SS

    1) The States Test/Eastern Half was taken in class...you will need to make it up during lunch upon return if you were absent today

    2) Freedmen's Bureau Activity was then assigned...due Tuesday   Freedmen's Bureau Page 1   Page 2

    3) Students were reminded to continue preparing for tomorrow's test!!!  (see 10-22 #2)

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1) Ch 5 Sec 1 Reading Activity & Voc #4 Word Search Activity were assigned/time was then provided for students to work on both assignments...both are due Monday  Ch 5 Sec 1 Page 1  Page 2    Voc 4 Word Search

    2) Students were reminded to prepare for the "open-note" test tomorrow...they need to review & bring Voc #4 & Ch 4 Notes with them tomorrow

    Due = nothing

    Fri, Oct 29

    SS

    1) American History Test #3 was taken in class...you will need to make it up during lunch upon return if you were absent today

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1) Ch 4 Test was taken in class...you will need to make it up during lunch upon return if you were absent today

    Due = nothing

    Mon, Nov 1

    SS

    1) Students updated their American History Notes  The South info

    2) Students then took a sample Literacy Test in class for an effort grade...you will be excused from this if you were absent today

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Reveiwed Ch 5 Sec 1 and then viewed three clips on the House of Reps & the Senate...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    What Is Congress?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JpwsNRdlHp8&t=51s

    Congressional District Lines - Who Draws Them? ⎢Civics in a Minute⎢TakePart TV

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1UeiHsK6ns&t=2s

    Gerrymandering: Controversial Political Redistricting Explained | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fm9hi1QkLVo&t=75s

    Congress Video Quiz

    2) Students then started up their Ch 5 Notes....      Ch 5 Sec 1 info

    Due = Ch 5 Sec 1 Activity & Voc 4 Word Search

    Tues, Nov 2

    SS

    1) Westward Expansion Reading Activity was assigned and then students were given class time to work on it/due Thursday     Westward Expansion Page 1  Page 2  RR Map

    Due = Freedmen's Bureau

    Civics

    1)  Did Voc 5 words & definitions together as a class/print and hang on to Voc 5 for later use if you were absent today   Voc 5

    2)  Ch 5 Sec 2 Activity was then assigned...due tomorrow   Ch 5 Sec 2 Page 1   Page 2

    Due = nothing

    Wed, Nov 3

    SS

    1) Watched several brief clips on the TRR followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    Transcontinental Railroad and the American West

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CdAzizWiyI&t=7s

    The Transcontinental Railroad Unites | America: The Story of Us (S1, E6) | Full Episode | History (watch up to first 10:47)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEwKa4zKnhk&t=4s

    TRR Video Quiz

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1) Reviewed Ch 5 Sec 2 as a class...clips and a quiz will be done tomorrow

    Due = Ch 5 Sec 2 Activity

    Thur, Nov 4 (numerous students absent due to a field trip)

    SS

    1) Watched several brief clips on Veteran's Day followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    History of the Holidays: History of Veterans Day | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymCa1eB_qLA&t=2s

    Veterans Day by the Numbers | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XNNqpnGVkQ&t=22s

    Veterans Day: Thank You!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oj5_DdRdI4E

    Veteran's Day Video Quiz

    Due = Westward Expansion Reading Activity

    Civics

    1) Watched several brief clips on Veteran's Day followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    History of the Holidays: History of Veterans Day | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymCa1eB_qLA&t=2s

    Veterans Day by the Numbers | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XNNqpnGVkQ&t=22s

    Veterans Day: Thank You!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oj5_DdRdI4E

    Veteran's Day Video Quiz

    Due = nothing

    Fri, Nov 5

    SS

    1)  Reviewed mining & cattle in the West &  then watched several brief clips on these topics followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    The legacy of copper mining in Arizona

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BucmR-kWwmo

    The Transcontinental Railroad Unites | America: The Story of Us (S1, E6) | Full Episode | History (start at 26:22 & stop at 35:30)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEwKa4zKnhk&t=4s

    Mining & Cattle Video Quiz

    2)  Students then updated their American History Notes with three additional topics...Western Frontier RR Mining Cattle info

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Watched several brief clips on Congressional Organization followed by an extra-credit quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    Congressional Leadership (up to 3:57)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdvPgvEV5ro

    Congressional Leadership: Crash Course Government and Politics #8 (up to 3:24)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8urcMLGFyU&t=227s

    Congressional Committees: How Congress Works, Part 1

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39-wo_5QAPA

    Congressional Organization Video Quiz

    2)  Students then updated their Ch 5 Notes   Ch 5 Sec 2 info

    Due = nothing

    Mon, Nov 8

    SS

    1)  Reviewed farming on the Great Plains & then watched several brief clips on these this topic followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    The Great Plains

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzW0hTp3TNM (up to 1:03)

    The Homestead Act and Hard Times for Farmers

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=togDUjZ0Utc  (up to 1:16)

    The Transcontinental Railroad Unites | America: The Story of Us (S1, E6) | Full Episode | History ...start at 10:47-17:45 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEwKa4zKnhk&t=4s

    Farming Video Quiz

    2)  Students then updated their American History Notes with an additional topic...Farming info

    3)  HW = Read Ch 19 Lesson 3 (...up to Conflict Begins) by tomorrow!!!

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Changed the words & definitions for numbers 8 & 9 on Voc 5...please adjust your list if you were absent today   Revised Voc 5

    2)  Assigned Ch 5 Sec 3 (due tomorrow) and Voc 5 Word Search (due Wed) and then students were given class time to work on them   Ch 5 Sec 3 Page 1  Page 2   Voc 5 Word Search

    Due = nothing

    Tues, Nov 9

    SS

    1)  Reviewed Indian Removal in the West &  then watched several brief clips on this topic followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    The Transcontinental Railroad Unites | America: The Story of Us (S1, E6) | Full Episode | History...start at 19:46-25:58 & then 35:30-40:25 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEwKa4zKnhk&t=4s

    The "Indian Problem" (7:38-10:50)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=if-BOZgWZPE&t=4s

    Indian Removal Video Quiz

    2)  Students then updated their American History Notes with an additional topic...Indian Removal & Relocation info

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Reviewed Ch 5 Sec 3/Congressional Powers & then watched several brief clips on this topic followed by a quiz (excused from this quiz if you were absent today)

    Due = Ch 5 Sec 3

    Wed, Nov 10

    SS

    1)  Reviewed how line graphs work as a class...read the attached sheet to help you better prepare for Friday's upcoming line graph activity  Line Graphs

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Students were informed that there is a typo on #7 on the Voc 5 Word Search so don't worry about placing the voc word "census" in a statement...therefore, "congressional district"will be used twice

    2)  Reviewed how line graphs work as a class...read the attached sheet to help you better prepare for Friday's upcoming line graph activity  Line Graphs

    Due = Voc #5 Word Search 

    Thur, Nov 11 = NO SCHOOL/Veteran's Day

    Fri, Nov 12

    SS

    1)  Public Schools Line Graph Activity was assigned and students were given time to work on it...students are to answer the questions on Page 1 and then follow the instructions on Page 2 to complete a line graph on a clean sheet of white paper/due Tuesday   Public Schools Line Graph Page 1    Page 2

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Public Schools Line Graph Activity was assigned and students were given time to work on it...students are to answer the questions on Page 1 and then follow the instructions on Page 2 to complete a line graph on a clean sheet of white paper/due Tuesday   Public Schools Line Graph Page 1    Page 2

    Due = nothing

    Mon, Nov 15

    SS

    1)  Discussed this week's upcoming test...students added this info to their 1st & 2nd Qtr Tests Paper  American History Test #4 info

    2)  Voc #20 words & definitions were then done together as a class / print this list and review the words...hang on to it for later use  Voc #20

    3)  Voc #20 Word Search was then assigned...due Wed  Voc 20 Word Search Page 1  Page 2

    4)  HW = Read Ch 20 Lesson 1 (including the map) by tomorrow!!!

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Watched several brief clips on special powers of Congress followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    How does impeachment work? - Alex Gendler

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSszixvo7d8

    What If the Electoral College is Tied? (up to 2:14)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHEDXzOfENI 

    The Corrupt Bargain

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8nPsa1Vr1o

    Impeachment & E College Video Quiz

    2)  Students then updated their Ch 5 Notes   Ch 5 Sec 3 info

    Due = nothing

    Tues, Nov 16

    SS

    1)  Students were reminded to continue preparing for this week's test!!! (see 11-15 #1)

    2)  Viewed several brief clips on railroads & time zones and then Ch 20 Lesson 1 as a class followed by a quiz...complete the review questions (1-4) found at the end of Ch 20 Lesson 1 and questions 1-3 on the attached Time Zones info sheet as make-up work for the quiz you missed in class today/turn in upon return   Time Zone info sheet

    3)  HW = Read Ch 20 Lesson by tomorrow!!!

    Due = Public Schools Line Graph Activity

    Civics

    1)  Ch 5 Sec 4 Pt 1 (due tomorrow) and Implied Powers Activity (due Friday) were both assigned and students were given class time to work on them both  Ch 5 Sec 4 Pt 1 Page 1   Page 2   Implied Powers Activity

    Due = Public Schools Line Graph Activity

    Wed, Nov 17

    SS

    1)  Students were reminded to continue preparing for this week's test!!! (see 11-15 #1)

    2)  A brief pop quiz was then taken in class on yesterday's assigned reading (Ch 20 Lesson 2)....complete the review questions (1-4) found at the end of Ch 20 Lesson 2 as make-up work for the quiz you missed in class today/turn in upon return   

    Due = Voc 20 Word Search Activity

    Civics

    1)  Handed back many assignments today and therefore ran short on time...we will continue with Ch 5 Sec 4 (the first half) tomorrow

    Due = Ch 5 Sec 4 Pt 1

     

    Thur, Nov 18

    SS

    1)  Started taking notes using the Power Notes format...students were instructed that they are to use this format for Ch 20 Notes/copy the information on a separate piece of paper and hang on to it for later use    Power Notes

    2)  Students were then given about 15-20 minutes to take the 50 States/Western Half Test...you will need to make this up during lunch upon return if you were absent today

    3)  Time Zones Activity was then assigned...due Tuesday   Time Zone Activity   Time Zone Map

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Reviewed the first half of Ch 5 Sec 4 and then watched several brief clips on how a bill becomes a law followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    Good Question: Why Is It So Hard To Pass A Law? (0:31-2:38)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkvCaiqIz48

    How a Bill Gets Passed: From Bill to Law - U.S. Legislative Branch Series | Academy 4 Social Change (stop at 1:36)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYJOBBrgZ6U

    How A Bill Becomes A Law (stop at 2:27)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sey5S90oufo&t=147s  

    Congressional Committees: Crash Course Government and Politics #7 (0:40-2:45)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evLR90Dx79M&t=161s

    How a Bill Becomes a Law Video Quiz Pt 1

    2)  Students then updated their Ch 5 Notes   Ch 5 Sec 4 info first half

    Due = nothing

    Fri, Nov 19

    SS

    1)  American History Test #4 was taken in class today...make this test up during lunch upon return to school if you were absent today 

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Used Kahoot to help review the structure of Congress...therefore, no make-up work for today if you were absent

    Due = Implied Powers

    Mon, Nov 22

    SS

    1)  Reviewed inventions of the late 1800's & then watched several brief clips on this topic followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    What is a patent? | DEFINE

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-L4jFiFvY8c

    The Invention of the Telephone - Hi-res available from CartoonStock.com

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrLObtDvsa8

    Ask History: Who Really Invented the Light Bulb? | History

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Q4rQDN6Z4s

    Henry Ford - History Cartoon

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9OgpHGxDbY

    Henry Ford's assembly line turns 100

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFbsDArAWj8

    The Wright Brothers, First Successful Airplane (1903)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDlk4Ky_ahs&t=33s

    Inventions Video Quiz

    2)  Students then updated their Ch 20 Notes with the topic of Inventions...Inventions info

    3)  HW = Read Ch 20 Lesson 3 (...up to The Growth of Oil & Steel) by tomorrow!!!

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Watched several brief clips on Simple/Super Majority Votes in Congress & the Filibuster followed by a brief quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    How Many Votes? A Guide to Getting It Done in Congress 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWI5lFxrHZk

    What’s A Filibuster? | Ron's Office Hours | NPR 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiRB7ys2oOY&t=10s

    Majority Votes & Filibuster Intro Video Quiz

    2)  Ch 5 Sec 4/Pt 2 was then assigned...due tomorrow  Ch 5 Sec 4 Pt 2 Page 1   Page 2

    3)  Students also turned in their Ch 4 Notes for a grade prior to the end of class

    Due = nothing

    Tues, Nov 23

    SS

    1)  Reviewed Factors of Production & the Stock Market and then watched several brief clips on these topics followed by a quiz...therefore, read Ch 20 Lesson 3 (...up to The Growth of Oil & Steel) and complete the attached assignment as make up work for today's video quiz..turn in your answers upon return  F of Production & S Market Video Quiz make-up work

    2)  Students then updated their Ch 20 Notes with the topic of More Businesses...More Businesses info

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Reviewed the second half of Ch 5 Sec 4 as a class and then watched several brief clips on the law-making process, committees, & the filibuster followed by a quiz...watch the following clips via YouTube & then complete the quiz if you were absent today...turn in your answers upon return

    How A Bill Becomes A Law (start at 2:27 & stop at 4:41)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sey5S90oufo&t=147s 

    How the Committee System Works (stop at 3:30)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_h7ow3lEc-c&t=223s

     The weird rule that broke American politics (stop at 4:23)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gt4jHLteXag

    Law, Committees, and Filibuster Video Quiz make-up

    2)  Students then made some additions/changes to a portion of the notes for Ch 5 Sec 4 that have been taken thus far (the additions/changes are in blue and the original last fourth bullet under Introduction was eliminated)

    Due = Ch 5 Sec 4 PT 2

    Wed, Nov 24

    SS

    1)  Viewed a brief clip on random acts of kindness and then briefly discussed as a class (no make-up work for today if you were absent today)

    Due = nothing

    Civics

    1)  Viewed a brief clip on random acts of kindness and then briefly discussed as a class (no make-up work for today if you were absent today)

    Due = nothing

    Thur, Nov 25 & Friday, Nov 26 = THANKSGIVING BREAK