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Samoset Homework Calendar / Plan Book September 2011

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Labor Day
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All Classes: Welcome to 8th Grade Social Studies

Give out books
Syllabus must be signed and returned by Thursday 9/8


Supply List please have all supplies in by Monday 9/12

Getting to know you icebreaker.

Homework All Classes: Complete the 911 Cinquain. Due Thursday 9/8
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All Classes: Why do we study history?

Way to Commemorate 9/11

 

 

 

Honors Homework: Outline chapter 17 section 1. Answer the essential questions. Due Friday 9/9

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Regents Classes: What was America like at the end of the Civil War?

Civil War

Honors Classes:

Regents Classes Homework: Read the Reconstruction handout and answer all the questions on a seperate sheet of paper. Must be typed. Due Monday 9/12

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All Classes 9/11 Presentation Report to the Little Theater

NY Times 9/11 2001

9/11 Still Photo Presentation

9/11 Video Presentation

Video Mixed News Coverage from 9/11 2001

Glenco Remembering 9/11 Site

9/11 Museum Online

NY Times Work on WTC 1 Photo

Honors Homework: Outline chapter 17 section 2. Answer the essential questions. Due Monday 9/12

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Aim Regents Class: What was America like at the end of the Civil War?

Aim Honors Classes: Summer Reading Project

Summer Reading Handout

Facebook Graphic Organizer Handout the completed handout is due Thursday 9/15 at the end of class.

Honors Homework: Outline chapter 17 section 3. Answer the essential questions. Due Wednesday 9/14

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Aim Regents Class: The Reconstruction of America

Aim Honors Classes Summer Reading Project

Reconstruction PowerPoint

Lincoln's 10% plan
Radical Republicans
The Freedman's Bureau
Lincoln Assassinated
John Wilkes Booth
Andrew Johnson
The 13th Amendment

Honors Homework: Outline chapter 17 section 4. Answer the essential questions. Due Thursday 9/15

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Aim Regents Class: Reconstruction Radicals in Control

Aim: Honors Classes Summer Reading Project

Black Codes
The 14th Amendment
Johnson's opposition to Reconstruction
Impeachment
The 15th Amendment

Honors Classes: Summer Reading Project for Social Studies due Thursday 9/15.

The Research for Ms. Guarino is due Monday 9/19

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Aim: Reconstructed continued.

Aim: Honors Classes: Civil War and Reconstruction Review

 

 

 

 

Honors Classes: Test Review Sheet. Due Monday 9/19

Regents Classes: Test Review Sheet Due Monday 9/19

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Aim All Classes Constitution Day. Report to the Little Theater
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All Classes: Review for Civil War and Reconstruction
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All Classes test on Civil War and Reconstruction.
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All Classes Aim: The Growth on an Industrial Society: Railroads Lead the Way.

Railroad PowerPoint
The Industrial Revolution Video
Industrialization PowerPoint

Railroad Expansion and Consolidation
Railroad Barons
Railroads Expand the economy
Technological Improvements
Limiting competition with rebates and pools
Time Zones

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All Classes Aim: The Growth of an Industrial Society: Inventions

1.The telegraph and telephone (Alexander Graham Bell) 
2.The Wright Brothers
3. George Eastman and Kodak
4. John Thurman and the vacuum
5. The Wizard of Menlo Park (Thomas Edison) 
6. Henry Ford, The Assembly Line and mass production
The Sears catalog
F.W. Woolworths
Inventions PowerPoint

The Inventors Class Notes

All Classes Homework: Choose from the list of inventions and inventors above (numbers 1-6) Write a one page essay detailing the how the inventor and invention helped change America. Due Monday 9/26

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All Classes Aim: The Growth of an Industrial Society: An Age of Big Business- Basic Economics

Want vs. Need
Problem of Scarcity 
Traditional, Command and Market Economies
Adam Smith "The Wealth of Nations" 
Factors of Production
Profit Motive
Supply and Demand
Free Market or Free Enterprise System or Capitalism
Corporations
Stock, Stock Market or Exchange, Stockholder or Shareholder
Stockbroker 
Dividends
Horizontal and Vertical Integration
Monopolies and Trusts
Competition

Understanding Economics Video

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All Classes Aim: The Growth of an Industrial Society: An Age of Big Business

Growth of Corporations
The Oil Business, John D. Rockefeller and the Standard Oil Trust.
The Steel Business, Andrew Carnegie and U.S. Steel
The Banking Business, J.PierPont Morgan (J.P. Morgan) 
Philanthropy
Mergers abd aquisitions
Government Regulation- The Sherman Antitrust Act\

The Industrial Revolution (1750- 1915) Video

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Open School Night

All Classes Aim: The Growth of an Industrial Society: Industrial Workers

Working Conditions and Sweatshops
Women in the Workplace
Child Labor
Labor Unions- The Knights of Labor and the AFL
Samuel Gompers
Collective Bargaining
Strikes and Strikebreakers
Government sides with Business
Haymarket Riot, Homestead Strike

Industrial Workers PowerPoint

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All Classes Aim: Toward an Urban America: The New Immigrants

NY Up-Close: Immigration and the Industrial Revolution Video

New Immigration
European Geography
Immigration, emmigration and migration
Causes of Immigration
The Journey to America
The Statue of Liberty, Emma Lazarus and "The New Colossus" 
Ellis Island
Immigration and Eliis Island PowerPoint 
Sweatshops
Assimilation to America
Immigrant Communities
The Nativist Movement
The Chinese Exclusion Act
Contributions and new workers

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Rosh Hashanah
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Rosh Hashanah
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All Classes Aim: Toward an Urban America: Moving to the Cities (Urbanization)

The Growth of Cities
Tenements
Growth of the Middle Class
The Gilded Age
Seeking Solutions-Jane Addamsand Hull House
The Skyscrapper
New Designs- Frederick Law Olmstead and Central Park
Subways and Cable Cars and Trollies
The Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge Video

Urban Growth in America Video

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All Classes Aim: Toward an Urban America: Moving to the Cities (Urbanization)

The Growth of Cities
Tenements
Growth of the Middle Class
The Gilded Age
Seeking Solutions-Jane Addamsand Hull House
The Skyscrapper
New Designs- Frederick Law Olmstead and Central Park
Subways and Cable Cars and Trollies
The Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge Video

Urban Growth in America Vide

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Aim: Spotlight on History- Jane Addams and Jacob Riis

Jane Addams and The Settlement House Movement Handout

Jacob Riis and How the Other Half Lives Worksheet

Photo Slideshow

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Aim: Spotlight on History- The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Handout

Test Review Sheet Honors Due Tuesday 10/11

Test Review Sheet Regents Due Tuesday 10/11


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All Classes: All Classes Little Theater;

Ken Burns NY: The Statue of Liberty

 

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No School Columbus Day
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All Classes Test Review for Urbanization, Immigration and Industrialization Test
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All Classes: Test Today
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All Classes Ellis Island Field Trip
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