WEEK 1: September 5 - 9 Monday: No School (Labor Day).
Tuesday: -Seating Chart Activity and Introduction to Mr. Digsby. -Kahoot! What did you learn last year? What will you learn this year? Discuss as we go. -Pass out Books and Intro to Weebly! -Goal Setting - Social Studies specific.
Thursday: -Preview - Work on the Colonies Map (What do we know?) - Discuss using the Colonial Review PP. -Read "Differences Among the Colonies." -Compete the "Campfire" activity and Questions.
Friday: -Ch. 3 Review Map 3.2 Map. Conduct the Colonial Group Activity using sections 3-10 (see slideshow day 2). -Sign Up for TCI Online (use devices).
WEEK 2: September 12-16 Monday: -Present Colonial Group Activity. -Read Ch. 3 and 4 summaries as a class - Discuss. -Check for Understanding: 1 paragraph - Identify the 3 colonial regions, and explain how they differed both in geography and way of life?
Tuesday: -Begin Ch. 5 - 5.1 and Preview Activity in the Ch. 5 ISN. -Ch. 5 - Toward Independence. Read and discuss 5.1 - 5.3. Complete 5.2 and 5.3 questions in the Ch. 5 ISN - HW if not done.
Wednesday: -Review answers from 5.2 - 5.3. -Watch Crash Course "7 Years War (French & Indian War)." -Teach Debate expectations (listen, persuade, respond, question, new thoughts, on topic). -Pass out and complete your Historical Figure role card.
Thursday: -Prepare and conduct the Colonial Town Meeting Phase 1 (Proclamation of 1763, Stamp Act, Quartering Act). -Debate - Patriots, Loyalists and Neutralists will debate (follow TCI presentation for steps). -Video clips on Proclamation of 1763, Stamp Act, Quartering Act (if time).
Friday: -Read and discuss 5.4 - 5.5. Complete 5.4 - 5.5 questions in the Ch. 5 ISN. -Prepare and conduct the Colonial Town Meeting Phase 2 (Townshend Acts and Boston Massacre). -Debate (follow TCI presentation for steps). -Video clips on Townshend Acts and Boston Massacre (if time).
WEEK 3: September 19-23 Monday: -Read and discuss 5.6 - 5.7. Complete 5.6 - 5.7 questions in the Ch. 5 ISN. -Prepare and conduct the Colonial Town Meeting Phase 3 (Boston Tea Party and Intolerable Acts). -Debate (follow TCI presentation for steps).
Tuesday: -Read and discuss 5.8. Complete 5.8 questions in the Ch. 5 ISN. -Prepare and conduct Colonial Town Meeting Phase 4 (Lexington and Concord). -Read and discuss the Chapter 5 summary. -Watch Crash Course "Prelude to Revolution" (1:35 - 8:45).
Wednesday: -Begin American the Story of Us - Rebels. -BYOD - Complete the TCI Online Ch. 5 Reading Challenge (ISN notes only 1st time, can redo for best possible grade).
Thursday: -Finish watching America the Story of Us - Rebels. -Ch. 5 digital Quiz - Socrative (formative assessment). -Take Away - Acrostic "Revolution" Poem (time permitting).
Friday: -Begin Ch. 6 - The Declaration of Independence. Read and discuss 6.1 (skip preview and key terms). -Watch clips from "John Adams - Episode 2." After each clip students will answer the prompt individually, then turn and talk, followed by a whole group discussion. 1st clip - first 3 minutes (Take Away). 2nd clip 39:35 - 41:16 (What's the King's message?). 3rd clip 1:11.20 - 1:14.50 (Take Away from his speech). 4th clip - 1:21.50 - End (3 adjectives about the mood of congress after the vote for independence).
WEEK 4: September 26- September 30 Monday: -Read and discuss 6.2 - 6.4. Complete the 6.2 - 6.4 question in the Ch. 6 ISN.
Friday: -Finish writing your Declaration of Independence - Chromecart #2. Present on Monday. -Extra Time: Work on the Ch. 6 TCI Reading Challenge.
WEEK 5: October 3 - 7 Monday: -Declaration of Independence School House Rock Clip. Read the Chapter Summary. -Present Declarations, and do a Declaration of Independence Kahoot! Tuesday: -Ch. 6 Check for Understanding - Declaration of Independence wrap up. -Begin Ch. 7 the American Revolution. Read and discuss 7.1 - 7.3. -Complete 7.2 - 7.3 questions in the Ch. 7 ISN (British/American Strengths/Weaknesses).
Wednesday: -Read and discuss 7.4. and 7.4 complete the questions in the Ch. 7 ISN. -Begin watching American the Story of Us "Revolution" (24 minutes).
Thursday: -MAP in Lab 112 (Fall 2016).
Friday: -Read and discuss 7.5 - 7.6. Trenton & Princeton and Valley Forge Headlines Activity. -Finish watching American the Story of Us "Revolution" (20 minutes).
WEEK 6: October 10 - 14 Monday: -Read and discuss 7.7 - 7.8 The War Ends - Complete the 7.7 - 7.8 questions in the Ch. 7 ISN. -Watch Video Clip on the Culper Spy Ring.
Wednesday: -Creating the Constitution with the "What Do You Know About the Constitution" slideshow - Partner Competition. -Analyze the maps on page 143 to understand the national scene. -Read and discuss 8.1 - 8.2 (skip preview). Complete the 8.2 questions (Quarrels, Accomplishments) in the Ch. 8 ISN.
Thursday: -Read and discuss 8.3. Complete 8.3 questions (Shay's Rebellion and a Need for Change)) in the Ch. 8 ISN. -Watch the Shay's Rebellion video clip. Complete the Shay's Rebellion SHEG Lesson focusing on Thomas Jefferson's views.
Friday: -Complete Phase 1 of the Constitutional Convention (Introduction and Role Cards). -Read and discuss 8.4. -Complete 8.4 questions (Opening the Constitutional Convention) in the Ch. 8 ISN.
WEEK 7: October 17 - 21 Monday: -Read, discuss and complete 8.5 (Representation) in the Ch. 8 ISN. -Conduct Phase 2 Part 1 of the Constitutional Convention.
Tuesday: -Read. discuss and complete 8.6 - 8.8 (Compromise, Slavery and 3/5 Compromise) in the Ch. 8 ISN. -Discuss 1 section at a time, in-depth.
Wednesday: -Recap the 3/5 Compromise by debating and voting on its' ratification (not in slideshow). -Read. discuss and complete 8.9- 8.10 (Chief Executive and Electoral College) in the Ch. 8 ISN. -Watch video clip on the Electoral College.
Thursday: -Read and discuss 8.11 - 8.12 (Convention Ends and the States). -Complete 8.11 - 8.12 questions in the Ch. 8 ISN and wrap up the Constitutional Convention activity. -Pass out the Ch. 8 Study Guide - Constitution Quiz Monday.
Friday: -Watch the "Constitutional Compromises" Crash Course. -Complete the Ch. 8 Processing Activity - Constitution Advertisement Poster (partners). -HW - Study for Quiz. For extra studying complete the Ch. 8 TCI Online Reading Challenge (optional).
WEEK 8: October 24 - 28 Monday: -Ch. 8 Quiz (TCI #1-15) -Complete the Ch. 9 Preview. Read and discuss 9.1.
Tuesday: -Watch School House Rock "The Preamble" as an intro to Ch. 9 - A More Perfect Union. -Read and discuss 9.2 and complete 9.2 questions in the Ch. 9 ISN. -Create and Illustrated Dictionary for the Ch. 9 Key Terms.
Wednesday: -Watch the Branches of Government clip. -Read & Discuss 9.3 - 9.5 and the 3 Branches of Government. -Complete sections 9.3 - 9.5 in the Ch. 9 ISN.