PrepUS History 2nd Quarter

11/3-4: we talked about voting and the 2014 election; homework was to continue preparing for our unit exam

11/5-6: we used the remote-control game to study for our exam; homework was to continue preparing for our unit exam

11/7-10: we took our Unit 2 Exam; homework was to complete The Articles of Confederation Reading

11/12-13: we completed the The Articles of Confederation Reading Quiz together in class; we completed the AOC to Constitution Notes Sheet using the AOC to Constitution Presentation; homework was to complete The Constitution Is Formed Reading

11/14-17: we completed a quiz over the The Constitution Is Formed Reading we completed as homework; we completed the Legislative Branch Questions w-Chart using information from Article 1 – Legislative Branch; homework is to complete the Running for Office activity

11/18-19: we reviewed the answers to the Legislative Branch Questions w-Chart we worked on last class; we worked in groups to complete the Executive and Judicial Branches Questions using the Executive and Judicial Branches Packet; homework was to prepare for a quiz using the Leg, Exec, Jud Quiz Study List

11/20: catch-up day with substitute

11/21: we completed the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches quiz in class; classwork was to read and complete the Bill of Rights Presentation; homework was to complete the Amendments to the US Constitution reading and questions

11/24: we completed the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches quiz in class; classwork was to read and complete the Bill of Rights Presentation; we used the remained of class as an assisted study hall; homework was to complete the Amendments to the US Constitution reading and questions

11/25: assisted study hall day; no homework

12/1-2: we reviewed the Bill of Rights Presentation and  the Amendments to the US Constitution reading and questions; we completed the The Balance of Government together in class; homework was to begin preparing for our exam using the Prep Study Guide and Project Option or the Academic Study Guide and Project Option

12/3-4: we watched Peter Sagal’s Constitution and completed the Constitution USA Episode II questions; homework is to prepare for our exam using the Prep Study Guide and Project Option or the Academic Study Guide and Project Option

12/5-8: we used the remote control game to study for our exam; Unit 3 Constitution Exam is next class

12/9-10: we took our Unit 3 Constitution Exam in class; homework was to complete the Washington Becomes President Reading

12/11-12: we reviewed the Washington Becomes President Reading homework with an organizing group activity; we discussed the Washington’s Presidency Presentation in class; homework was to complete the Adams and Jefferson reading

12/16-17: we completed the LA Purchase Map Activity using the LA Purchase Outline Map and the LA Purchase Map 2; we watched Ken Burns’ Lewis and Clark: Voyage of Discovery and completed the Lewis and Clark Great Journey Film Questions; homework was to study the LA Purchase map for a quiz and read and annotate the War of 1812 Notes and complete the War of 1812 Questions from Keynote

12/17-18: we completed the Louisiana Purchase map quiz in class; we finished watching the Lewis and Clark video we started last class and then passed in the question sheets; we reviewed the information in the War of 1812 notes and and handed in the questions completed as homework; homework for next class is to complete the Jackson Reading and Questions

12/19-1/5: assisted study hall day

1/6-7: we discussed the Jackson Presentation; we listened to the Hunters of Kentucky Song and answered the questions on the The Hunters of Kentucky Description; we broke into groups and each one analyzed one of the following documents: General Jackson Slays the Many Headed Monster Description & General Jackson Slaying the Many Headed Monster CartoonKing Andrew the First Cartoon & King Andrew the First DescriptionThe Great Father Cartoon & The Great Father QuestionsThe Rats Leaving cartoon The Rats Leaving Questions; homework was to prepare for a content quiz using the Unit 4 Quiz Study Sheet

1/8-9: we took our content quiz in class; we completed the Jackson Crossword Puzzle and Jackson Matching Worksheet; we discussed the information in the Early American Industrialism Presentation; we worked in groups to complete the The Canal Era Reading and Questions; homework was to begin preparing for next week’s exam using the Unit 4 – Study Guide and Project Option

Here is your 2015 Midterm Exam Study Guide.

1/12-13: we studied for our exam using the remote-control game; homework is to prepare for the exam and to prepare folders according to the 2nd Quarter Portfolio Directions

The homework assigned after the Midterm was to complete the Mexican War Reading