PrepUS History 3rd Quarter Homework

Monday, 1/25-Tuesday, 1/26:
Due Today: US in 1860 Map
What we did in class today: we reviewed our 2nd Quarter progress reports which contained our Midterm Exam grade; we reviewed our Midterm Exam; we cleaned all the papers from Units 1-3 out of our binders; we finished the Points of Conflict Notes Sheet using the Points of Conflict Presentation
Due Next Class: read and annotate the Secession and War Master and answer the Secession and War Presentation Questions (PLEASE BE SURE TO COMPLETE THIS: Mrs. Dalrymple will be with us next class and the activity she is going to do depends on you having done this homework)

Wednesday, 1/27 (Early Release Day):
we watched the first 45 minutes of the first episode of Ken Burns’ Civil War documentary (available in our library)

Thursday, 1/28-Friday, 1/29:
Due Today: Secession and War Presentation Questions (answers found in the Secession and War Master)
What we did in class today: we reviewed the Secession and War Presentation Questions; we discussed the The War Rages Notes Handout using information from the The War Rages Presentation; we discussed the Failures of Abraham Lincoln
Due next class: study the CW Content Quiz Study List and the labeled US 1860 Map for a quiz next class

Monday, 2/1-Tuesday, 2/2:
Due Today: study for today’s quiz covering the CW Content Quiz Study List and the labeled US 1860 Map
What we did in class today: we took our US in 1860 map quiz and Unit 4 Civil War content quiz; we used the remaining time in class to begin annotating our homework, Bruce Catton’s “Soldiering in the Civil War” (must be picked up from our class crate)
Due Next Class: Bruce Catton’s “Soldiering in the Civil War” reading annotations

Wednesday, 2/3-Thursday, 2/4:
Due Today: Bruce Catton’s “Soldiering in the Civil War” reading annotations (must be picked up from our class crate – no electronic version available)
What we did in class today: Ms. Dalrymple came in to review our reading annotations with us; we discussed the The War Ends Presentation; we went over the Civil War and R…ject Option (not due until the end of next week)
Due Next Class: read and annotate Fire of Patriotism – ME in the Civil War

Friday, 2/5: SNOW DAY – WOOT WOOT!

Monday, 2/8-Tuesday, 2/9:
Due Today: Fire of Patriotism – ME in the Civil War annotations
What we did in class today: we completed the Reconstruction Handout using the Reconstruction Presentation
Due Next Class: work on writing out identifications for items on the study guide; we will study using the remote control gaming system

Wednesday, 2/10-Thursday, 2/11:
Due Today: no homework due
What we did in class today: we continued our discussion of the Reconstruction Handout using the Reconstruction Presentation; we worked in groups to read one of the following primary source documents: Alabama Lynching Records, 1866; The Perspective of Teachers at African American Schools in 1864; The View of Southerners against the Civil Rights Bill of 1875; The Views of a Former Confederate Supporter in 1865; The Views of a Former Slave from Tennessee in 1865
Due Next Class: work onthe Civil War and R…ject Option; test will be after break

Friday, 2/12-Monday, 2/22:
Due Today: no homework due
What we did in class today: choose four of the Civil War Review Worksheets to complete
Due Next Class: work on the Civil War and R…ject Option

Tuesday, 2/23-Wednesday, 2/24:
Due Today: no homework due
What we did in class today: we used the remote control gaming system to study for our exam
Due Next Class: we will have our Unit 4 Civil War Exam – usethe Civil War and R…ject Option to prepare

Thursday, 2/25-Friday, 2/26:
Due Today: study guide for extra points on the exam or project
What we did in class today: we completed our Unit 4 Civil War exam
Due Next Class: Struggles of the Plains Indians part 1

Monday, 2/29-Tuesday, 3/1:
Due Today: Struggles of the Plains Indians part 1
What we did in class today: we watched the America the Story of Us: Heartland video and completed the The Story of Us – Heartland Questions; we labeled the Westward Expansion Map – Blank using the Westward Expansion Map Activity guidelines and these maps: Mormon Trek Map; Westward Expansion Map – Labeled; Indian Wars 1864-1890
Due Next Class: write out the answers to the The Story of Us – Heartland Questions in complete sentences; color and study the Westward Expansion Map – Blank

Wednesday, 3/2-Thursday, 3/3:
Due Today: answers to the The Story of Us – Heartland Questions in complete sentences; labeled and colored Westward Expansion Map – Blank
What we did in class today: we completed a quiz over the Westward Expansion Map – Blank; we read the Down East Out West article together in class; we used the rest of the class time to read and annotate the Struggles of the Plains Indians part 2 and answer the objective questions at the end
Due Next Class: Struggles of the Plains Indians part 2 annotations and objective questions

Friday, 3/4-Monday, 3/7:
Due Today: Struggles of the Plains Indians part 2 annotations and objective questions
What we did in class today: we completed the Imperialism Presentation notes handout part 1 and Imperialism Presentation notes handout part 2 using the Imperialism Presentation part 1 and Imperialism Presentation part 2; we worked in small groups to analyze one of the following political cartoons: Holding His End Up Cartoon; School Begins CartoonWhat the US has fought for Cartoon
Due Next Class: read and annotate The Rough Riders Reading

Tuesday, 3/8-Wednesday, 3/9:
Due Today:  The Rough Riders Reading annotations
What we did in class today: we completed the Big Business Presentation Notes Handout using the Big Business Presentation; we worked in small groups to complete the Captain of Industry or Robber Baron Activity using one of the following handouts: John D Rockefeller reading, Andrew Carnegie reading, or JP Morgan reading (your group will present this information next class)
Due Next Class: finish the chart on the front page of the Captain of Industry or Robber Baron Activity; work on any incomplete work from this unit

Thursday, 3/10 (Black Day):
Due Today: the Captain of Industry or Robber Baron Activity
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; each group presented the information they learned and wrote on their Captain of Industry or Robber Baron Activity handout while all other students filled in the information on the chart on the back; we began reading the Coming to America Play (will finish next class)
Due Next Class: work on any incomplete work from this unit

Monday, 3/14 (Orange Day – Mrs. Wagner was sick):
Due Today: the Captain of Industry or Robber Baron Activity
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; each group presented the information they learned and wrote on their Captain of Industry or Robber Baron Activity handout while all other students filled in the information on the chart on the back; we began reading the Coming to America Play (will finish next class)
Due Next Class: work on any incomplete work from this unit

Tuesday, 3/15 (Mrs. Wagner was sick)-Wednesday, 3/16:
Due Today: none
What we did in class today: we completed the Ellis Island Immigration Video Sheet while watching a video (must be checked out from the library – unavailable online)
Due Next Class: complete video questions; work on any incomplete work from this unit

Thursday, 3/17-Friday, 3/18:
Due Today: none
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we finished reading the Coming to America Play; we completed the Immigration Notes Sheet using the Immigration Presentation
Due Next Class: work on any incomplete work from this unit

Monday, 3/21: SNOW DAY

Tuesday, 3/22-Wednesday, 3/23:
Due Today: none
What we did in class today: we completed the Immigration Notes Sheet using the Immigration Presentation
Due Next Class: study for a content quiz next class by using the Unit 5 Content Quiz Study List

Thursday, 3/24-Friday, 3/25:
Due Today: preparation for content quiz
What we did in class today: all completed work that has been handed in so far was handed back, graded, along with a current printed progress report; we took our content quiz; we used the rest of the class to work on any incomplete work from this unit and/or begin preparing for our unit exam using the Unit 5 Study Guide Project Option
Due Next Class: begin preparing for our Unit 5 exam