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Samoset Homework Calendar / Plan Book / September 2012

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Aim all Classes: Welcome to 8th Grade Social Studies

Getting to Know You Bingo
Classroom Expectations, goals and rules

Class Syllabus

 

 

Homework all Classes: Create a 911 Cinquain. Due Friday 9/7

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Aim Honors Classes: Your Summer Assignment- Introduction to Reconstruction

Outlining a textbook chapter.
Outlining to take notes.
What problems did the U.S. face following the end of the Civil War?

Aim Regents Classes: Introduction to Reconstruction.

Reconstruction Handout

Regents Classes Homework: Complete the Homework Worksheet. Due Friday 9/7

What problems did the U.S. face following the end of the Civil War?

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Aim all Classes: 8th Grade Baseline Test Today
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Aim all Classes: Reconstruction Plans: Presidents vs. Radical Republicans.

Ten Percent Plan
The Radical Republicans Plan
The Freedmen's Bureau
Lincoln Assassinated
President Andrew Johnson
The 13th Amendment

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Aim all Classes: 911 Presentation in the Little Theater.

All Classes Report to the Little Theater

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Aim all Classes: Reconstruction, Radicals in Control.

African American Rights
Black Codes
Civil Rights Act of 1866
The 14th Amendment
Impeachment of Andrew Johnson
Election of 1868
The 15th Amendment

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Aim all Classes: The South during Reconstruction.

Scalawags and Carpetbaggers
The KKK
Fredrick Douglas
Sharecropping
The Election of 1876
Compromise of 1877
The Democratic "Redeemers"
The New South

Reconstruction PowerPoint 2012

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Aim all Classes: Changes in the South.


Voting restrictions, Poll tax, literacy tests and Grandfather Clause
Jim Crow Laws and Segregation
Plessy v. Ferguson
Lynching
W.E.B. Du Bois and the NAACP

Regents Classes Homework: Complete the Persuasive Essay Homework Research. Due Wed Sept. 19th

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Aim all Classes: Constitution Day Presentation in the Little Theater.

All Classes Report to the Little Theater

 

 

Honors Homework: Outline pages 542 - 551. Answer the Essential Questions and Vocabulary handout. Due Tuesday 9/25

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Aim: Writing a persuasive essay. Was Reconstruction a success, a failure or both. Give details to back up your position.

Introduction with a thesis statement.
Body paragraph with a topic sentence.
Conclusion that restates the thesis and summarizes the opinion.

Regents Classes Homework: Complete the homework worksheet. Due Monday 9/24

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Aim: Writing a persuasive essay. Was Reconstruction a success, a failure or both. Give details to back up your position

Grading Rubric for the Persuasive Essay

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Aim: Writing a persuasive essay. Was Reconstruction a success, a failure or both. Give details to back up your position

Grading Rubric for the Persuasive Essay



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Aim: Gold, Silver and Manifest Destiny.

California Gold
Transcontinental RR
Manifest Destiny
Westward Expansion Map
American Progress by John Gast
The Homestead Act
sodbusters
dry farming
Barbed Wire

Regents Classes Homework: Complete the homework worksheet. Due Tuesday 9/25

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Aim: Native American Struggles.

The Railroads and the Buffalo
Reservation Life
The end of the Indian Wars
A Changing Culture and the Dawes Act.
Native American Boarding Schools

Chief Jossph and Native American Boarding Schools reading handout

Native American Stuggles Google Presentation



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OPEN SCHOOL NIGHT

Aim: Farmers in Trouble, William Jennings Bryan, the Populist Party and Free Silver.

Populist Reforms (Government control of RR's and telegraph, currency and free silver, direct election of Senators, the secret ballot, short work hours, progressive income tax)

The Populist Party Google Presentation

Song: The Farmer is the Man

The People's Party Political Cartoon

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Aim: William Jennings Bryan, the Populist Party and Free Silver.

Populist Reforms (Government control of RR's and telegraph, currency and free silver, direct election of Senators, the secret ballot, short work hours, progressive income tax)

William Jennings Bryan Political Cartoon

Excerpts from The Cross of Gold Speech

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Aim all classes: Sachem Districtwide Unit Exam Review Today

Review Sheet for District Exam on Unit1: Reconstruction and the Western Frontier (1858-1896)

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All Classes Districtwide Unit Exam: Unit 1: Reconstruction and the Western Frontier (1858-1896)

 

Honors Review Sheet Unit 1 District Exam

Regents Review Sheet Unit 1 District Exam

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Unit: The Birth of Modern America and the Growth of Industry.
Aim: Railroads and other Inventions Lead the Way

Smart Notebook Railroads Lead the Way

Railroads stimulate the economy and other industries.
Railroad Barons and Monopolies
Pools and Trusts
The Growth of Western Cities
Changes in communication. The telegraph and telepnone.


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Aim: Inventions, Henry Ford, the Assembly Line and Mass Production.

All Classes Report to the Library

Honors Classes Homework: Complete the homework essay assignment based on this reading. Secondary Source Reading: Excerpt: Engines of Change by Paul Ingrassia Due Monday 10/8

Regents Classes Homework: Complete the Henry Ford Model T Research Project. Due Wednesday 10/10

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Aim: Inventions, Henry Ford, the Assembly Line and Mass Production.

Thomas Edison and the Electric Light bulb Video

Frankenstein Movie 1910 Edison

 


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