May 14-18


Day of the Week Social Studies
Monday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Students will finish The Conspirator and viewing guide
•CIVIL WAR BOOKLET: Students will continue to work on their Civil War Booklet.
Tuesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Students will read Emancipation Means Freedom and complete the EBA "Do you think the Emancipation Proclamation was really an important document?"
•CIVIL WAR BOOKLET: Students will continue to work on their Civil War Booklet.

HW: Civil War Booklet DUE THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 and should be worked on in class daily throughout the Civil War unit and at home.
Wednesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Students will choose a Reconstruction reading at the appropriate level, read it, then complete a table describing the specifics of each reconstruction plan.
•CIVIL WAR BOOKLET: Students will continue to work on their Civil War Booklet.

HW: Civil War Booklet DUE THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 (tomorrow) and should be worked on in class daily throughout the Civil War unit and at home.
Thursday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Civil War booklets (assessment) collected
•Students will watch Slavery By Another Name and complete the corresponding viewing guide.
Friday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Students will finish Slavery By Another Name and viewing guide.

May 7-11

Download file "Appomattox.pdf"Download file "TheConspiratorViewingGuide.pdf"Download file "Bellwork-SS.pdf"Download file "CNN_Warm_Up_Menu.pdf"
Day of the Week Social Studies
Monday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Meeting at Appomattox
•CIVIL WAR BOOKLET: Students will continue to work on their Civil War Booklet.

HW: Civil War Booklet DUE THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 and should be worked on in class daily throughout the Civil War unit and at home.
Tuesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•CIVIL WAR BOOKLET: Students will continue to work on their Civil War Booklet.
•Civil War in 4 Minutes
•Assassination
•Begin The Conspirator with viewing guide

HW: Civil War Booklet DUE THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 and should be worked on in class daily throughout the Civil War unit and at home.
Wednesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•CIVIL WAR BOOKLET: Students will continue to work on their Civil War Booklet.
•Continue The Conspirator with viewing guide

HW: Civil War Booklet DUE THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 and should be worked on in class daily throughout the Civil War unit and at home.
Thursday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•CIVIL WAR BOOKLET: Students will continue to work on their Civil War Booklet.
•Continue The Conspirator with viewing guide

HW: Civil War Booklet DUE THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 and should be worked on in class daily throughout the Civil War unit and at home.
Friday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•CIVIL WAR BOOKLET: Students will continue to work on their Civil War Booklet.
•Continue The Conspirator with viewing guide

HW: Civil War Booklet DUE THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 and should be worked on in class daily throughout the Civil War unit and at home.

Apr 30-May 4

Download file "InstrumentsOfWar.pdf"Download file "FortSumter.pdf"Download file "Antietam.pdf"Download file "Ironclads.pdf"Download file "Gettysburg.pdf"Download file "Vicksburg.pdf"Download file "MarchSouth.pdf"Download file "Gettysburg-DBQ(Documents).pdf"
Day of the Week Social Studies
Monday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•VIDEO: "Arts of Death" from the Civil War by Ken Burns
•"Sumter Forces Decisions in the Upper South" worksheet
• "Instruments of War" worksheet
•CIVIL WAR BOOKLET: Students will continue to work on their Civil War Booklet.

HW: Civil War Booklet DUE THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 and should be worked on in class daily throughout the Civil War unit and at home.
Tuesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•VIDEO: Antietam from the Civil War by Ken Burns
•VIDEO: Ironclads from the Civil War by Ken Burns
•A Hot Day At Antietam Creek & Merrimac vs. Monitor: Battle of the Ironclads readings with WS
•CIVIL WAR BOOKLET: Students will continue to work on their Civil War Booklet.

HW: Civil War Booklet DUE THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 and should be worked on in class daily throughout the Civil War unit and at home.
Wednesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•VIDEO: "She Ranks Me" from the Civil War by Ken Burns about woman's role during the war.
•VIDEO: Lincoln
•CIVIL WAR BOOKLET: Students will continue to work on their Civil War Booklet.

HW: Civil War Booklet DUE THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 and should be worked on in class daily throughout the Civil War unit and at home.
Thursday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•VIDEO: "Grant" and "Lee" from the Civil War by Ken Burns
•VIDEO: "Gettysburg" from the Civil War by Ken Burns
•Students will read Gettysburg: the Accidental Battle and complete corresponding WS.
•Students will read pg. 25 The Battle of Gettysburg: Why was it a Turning Point? then complete p. 30 Document D Document Analysis
•CIVIL WAR BOOKLET: Students will continue to work on their Civil War Booklet.

HW: Civil War Booklet DUE THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 and should be worked on in class daily throughout the Civil War unit and at home.
Friday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•VIDEO: Vicksburg & Sherman's March video clips from the Civil War by Ken Burns
•Students will read Vicksburg: The Rock That Finally Fell & Sherman Takes Atlanta and Marches Through Georgia and complete corresponding WS
•CIVIL WAR BOOKLET: Students will continue to work on their Civil War Booklet.

HW: Civil War Booklet DUE THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 and should be worked on in class daily throughout the Civil War unit and at home.

Apr 23-27

Download file "DocumentNotes.pdf"Download file "EBA-What Caused the Civil War?.pdf"Download file "Booklet-CivilWar.pdf"Download file "Booklet-CivilWar(Rubric).pdf"Download file "HistoryAlive-21.2.pdf"Download file "StrengthsWeaknesses-GraphicOrganizer.pdf"Download file "WarBegins(Wksht).pdf"Download file "WarBegins(Reading).pdf"
Day of the Week Social Studies
Monday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•DBQ: Students will act as historians and examine primary & secondary documents to figure out what caused the Civil War. Today's focus is on the failure of political compromise. (Documents 8-11)
•EBA: Using the documents they have studied over the past few days, students will answer the question - "What Caused the Civil War?"

HW: Finish DBQ and EBA
Tuesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•John Brown/Harpers Ferry video
•The final assessment for the Civil War unit, Civil War Booklet, is explained.
•Remainder of the class period is to begin working on the booklet.

HW: Civil War Booklet DUE THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 and should be worked on in class daily throughout the Civil War unit and at home.
Wednesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•VIDEO: Election of 1860
•CIVIL WAR BOOKLET: Students will continue to work on their Civil War Booklet. By now students have all the information they need to complete pages 1 - 9 and the front/back cover. Students can also be completing the six "Student Choice" pages.

HW: Civil War Booklet DUE THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 and should be worked on in class daily throughout the Civil War unit and at home.
Thursday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•VIDEO: "Rebel Yell" from the Civil War by Ken Burns
•READING: Students will read section 21.2 from History Alive! and then fill out the graphic organizer comparing the strengths & weaknesses of each army.
•CIVIL WAR BOOKLET: Students will continue to work on their Civil War Booklet. By now students have all the information they need to complete pages 1 - 9 and the front/back cover. Students can also be completing the six "Student Choice" pages.

HW: Civil War Booklet DUE THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 and should be worked on in class daily throughout the Civil War unit and at home.
Friday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•READING: Students will read "The War Begins" in The History of US. As they read they will need to answer the 5 W questions (Who, What, When, Where, Why) for the Battle at Fort Sumter and the Battle of Bull Run (Manassas).
•CIVIL WAR BOOKLET: Students will continue to work on their Civil War Booklet. By now students have all the information they need to complete pages 1 - 9 and the front/back cover. Students can also be completing the six "Student Choice" pages.

HW: Civil War Booklet DUE THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018 and should be worked on in class daily throughout the Civil War unit and at home.

Apr 16-20

Download file "ComparingWorldsNorthSouth.pdf"Download file "GeographyChallenge(Reading).pdf"Download file "North.South(Reading).pdf"Download file "North.South(GO).pdf"Download file "DocumentNotes.pdf"Download file "Document1.jpg"Download file "Document2.jpg"Download file "Document345.docx"Download file "Document1.docx"Download file "Document2.docx"Download file "Document6.docx"Download file "Document7.docx"Download file "Document7.jpg"Download file "Document8.docx"Download file "Document8.jpg"Download file "Document910.docx"Download file "Document11.docx"Download file "Document11.jpg"Download file "Reading-Background.pdf"
Day of the Week Social Studies
Monday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•James Monroe video
GEOGRAPHY CHALLENGE: Students will analyze 4 graphs/charts (History Alive! pp. 182-183) and then answer questions and complete venn diagram with similarities/differences.

HW: Finish any late/missing assignments
Tuesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•William Henry Harrison video
•Finish GEOGRAPHY CHALLENGE: Students will analyze 4 graphs/charts (History Alive! pp. 182-183) and then answer questions.
•Students will use Ch. 13 of the History Alive textbook to complete a graphic organizer comparing the worlds of North and South.
•Study map for upcoming (date TBD) 50 states map test

HW: Finish any late/missing assignments
Wednesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•John Tyler video
•Students will read "What Caused the Civil War?" (DBQ Background Essay) highlight 5 ideas or events that you think are important.
•DBQ (Document-Based Questions): Students will act as historians and examine primary & secondary documents to figure out what caused the Civil War. Today's focus is on the differences between the North & South. (Documents 1, 2, 3)

HW: Finish any late/missing assignments
Thursday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Nat Turner Rebellion video
•DBQ: Students will act as historians and examine primary & secondary documents to figure out what caused the Civil War. Today's focus is on the different view points regarding slavery. (Documents 4, 5, 6, 7)

HW: Finish any late/missing assignments
Friday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•DBQ: Students will act as historians and examine primary & secondary documents to figure out what caused the Civil War. Today's focus is on the failure of political compromise. (Documents 8-11)

HW: Finish any late/missing assignments

Apr 9-13

Download file "Bellwork-SS.pdf"Download file "CNN_Warm_Up_Menu.pdf"Download file "MillsCottonGin.pdf"Download file "TechnolgyReadingNotes.pdf"Download file "InformationAge(Reading).pdf"Download file "WorkinOnTheRailroad(Reading).pdf"Download file "SteamLocomotive(Reading).pdf"Download file "WorkingWomenChildren(Reading).pdf"Download file "YankeeIngenuity(Reading).pdf"Download file "Reading-MillGirls.pdf"Download file "EBA-Antebellum.pdf"
Day of the Week Social Studies
Monday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Students will learn about how the Industrial Revolution and how it led to the nation's first railroads, steam-powered transportation, and the Erie Canal (notes)
Tuesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•The class will read about new technology: Read “The Informative Age” p. 92-93, “America’s First Steam Locomotive, 1830” p. 94-95, & “Workin’ on the Railroad” p. 96-99, then answer the questions for each.
Wednesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Read “Life in the Mills” p. 100-103 & “Yankee Ingenuity: Cotton and Muskets”, then answer the questions below.
Thursday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Students will learn about the spinning mills and the lives of the Mill Girls
•Read "Working Women and Children" p. 111-115 & The Mill Girls p. 116-117
Friday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Antebellum EBA
•US Map

Apr 2-6

Download file "Slavery(wksht).pdf"Download file "Slavery(Reading).pdf"Download file "Underground(Reading).pdf"Download file "values cards.pdf"Download file "character values.pdf"Download file "DreadfulDecision(Reading).pdf"Download file "A Dreadful Decision.pdf"Download file "dred4.pdf"
Day of the Week Social Studies
Monday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Students will read p. 64-73 The Tyranny of Slavery, then complete the "Taking Another Look" questions on p. 68 & 73

HW: Finish above, if necessary
Tuesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Students will read and complete the "Slavery in America" packet

HW: Finish above, if necessary
Wednesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Students will read, Over the River and Underground p. 80-84 and complete a Characters Values activity

HW: Finish above, if necessary
Thursday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Students will read a readers theater of the Dred Scott case
•Students will read, A Dreadful Decision p. 85-86 and complete a corresponding activity

HW: Finish above, if necessary
Friday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•As a class, we play an online interactive, The Underground Railroad

HW: Finish any late/missing work

Mar 26-30

Download file "TrailTears(wksht).pdf"Download file "TrailofTearsLtr.pdf"Download file "GrowthUS(wksht).pdf"Download file "MapWestwardMovement.pdf"Download file "JQAvsAJ(Reading).pdf"Download file "JacksonSpeaksOut(Activity).docx"
Day of the Week Social Studies
Monday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Finish and turn in Declaration of Sentiments translations
•Students will complete a Westward Movement Map and Growth of the United States "Quiz"

HW: Finish above, if necessary
Tuesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Trail of Tears- Students will read a primary source document (Letter from Chief John Ross) and answer questions about the document.

HW: Finish above, if necessary
Wednesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Andrew Jackson Speaks Out- students will determine the characteristics of a dictator v. "common man", then determine if quotes and actions of AJ are those of a dictator or "common man"

HW: Finish above, if necessary
Thursday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Students will take notes and complete a map on the Indian Removal Act

HW: Finish any late/missing assignments
Friday No School- Spring Holiday

Mar 12-16

Download file "Bellwork-SS.pdf"Download file "CNN_Warm_Up_Menu.pdf"Download file "SenecaFalls(Reading).pdf"Download file "Declaration of Sentiments Worksheet.pdf"
Day of the Week Social Studies
Monday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Women's Rights/Suffrage
-Students will begin watching "Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony "
Focus Question: How did the women's suffrage movement begin?
Tuesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Women's Rights/Suffrage
-Students will continue watching "Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony "
Focus Question: How did the women's suffrage movement begin?
Wednesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Women's Rights/Suffrage
-Students will continue watching "Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony "
Focus Question: How did the women's suffrage movement begin?
Thursday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Crash Course History #16- Women in the 19th Century
•Students will read about the Seneca Falls Convention and complete a sheet that analyzes the Declaration of Sentiments
-Seneca Falls (Reading)
-Declaration of Sentiments Worksheets
Friday No school- P-T conferences in AM

Mar 5-9


Day of the Week Social Studies
Monday PARCC Testing
Tuesday PARCC Testing
Wednesday PARCC Testing
Thursday PARCC Testing
Friday EOH Field Trip- UIUC Engineering Quad

Feb 26-Mar 2

Download file "Bellwork-SS.pdf"Download file "CNN_Warm_Up_Menu.pdf"Download file "Texas-Documents.pdf"Download file "Texas-GraphicOrganizer.pdf"Download file "GoldInThemHills(Reading).pdf"Download file "Mormons.49ers(wksht).pdf"Download file "LatterDaySaints(Reading).pdf"
Day of the Week Social Studies
Monday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Students will complete a map of the US and identify the states from the Louisiana Purchase

HW: Finish above, if necessary
Tuesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Begin Mexican-American War
- Videos
- Read and analyze primary sources from different people involved in the Mexican-American War. Then complete accompanying graphic organizer
(Mexican-American War Primary Sources)
(Texas - Graphic Organizer)
Wednesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Finish Mexican-American War
- Read and analyze primary sources from different people involved in the Mexican-American War. Then complete accompanying graphic organizer
(Mexican-American War Primary Sources)
(Texas - Graphic Organizer)

HW: Finish above, if necessary
Thursday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Students will read about the Mormon Migration and the 49er's and complete a WS on each

HW: Finish above, if necessary
Friday Field Trip-Special Schedule TBA

Feb 19-23

Download file "Bellwork-SS.pdf"Download file "CNN_Warm_Up_Menu.pdf"Download file "LewisClark(wksht).pdf"Download file "LewisClark2(Reading).pdf"Download file "LouisianaPurchase(wksht).pdf"Download file "ManifestDestinyLesson (wksht).pdf"Download file "CoastToCoast(Reading).pdf"Download file "DonnerPartyLessons.docx"
Day of the Week Social Studies
Monday No School- Presidents' Day
Tuesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Students will finish the Donner Party documentary viewing questions and complete a journal entry

HW: Finish journal entry, if necessary
Wednesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Students who have completed and turned in both assignments on the Donner Party will get to use iPads to play various SS games.
Thursday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Thomas Jefferson and Lewis & Clark p. 13-17, complete "Questions to Consider" p. 17
•Students will complete a "quiz" on Lewis and Clark and a map on the Louisiana Purchase (omit #2)

HW: Complete above, if needed
Friday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Westward Expansion/Manifest Destiny- Read p. 24-29 Coast to Coast Destiny
•"American Progress" Painting Analysis WS

HW: Complete above, if needed

Feb 12-16

Download file "Bellwork-SS.pdf"Download file "CNN_Warm_Up_Menu.pdf"Download file "NSA(EBA).pdf"Download file "Unit Expansion.pdf"Download file "DonnerPartyViewingQuestions.docx"
Day of the Week Social Studies
Monday US Constitution Test Retake in East Computer Lab
Tuesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Students will analyze both sides of various court cases

HW: Finish above, if necessary
Wednesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•NSA EBA (evidence-based assessment)
Thursday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Donner Party documentary with viewing questions
Friday No School- Winter Institute

Feb 5-9

Download file "Bellwork-SS.pdf"Download file "CNN_Warm_Up_Menu.pdf"Download file "TLO.doc"Download file "FreedomExpression(Reading).pdf"Download file "FreedomReligion(Reading).pdf"Download file "DueProcess(Reading).pdf"Download file "EqualRights(Reading).pdf"Download file "ChristianClub.pdf"Download file "FlagBurning"Download file "Korematsu.doc"Download file "McCollum2.doc"Download file "MarburyMadison-Cartoon.docx"
Day of the Week Social Studies
Monday US Constitution Test in East Computer Lab

HW: Study for the US Constitution Test retake on Monday, Feb 12th, if necessary
Tuesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•State of the Union Address Bingo

HW: Study for the US Constitution Test retake on Monday, Feb 12th, if necessary
Wednesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•ACTIVITY: Students will learn and discuss the famous case, New Jersey v. T.L.O. where a high school student claimed school officials searched her purse illegally because he did not obtain a warrant first.
•Students who are absent today should read pp. 120-121 in their Constitution reading packet and then answer the questions.

HW: Study for the US Constitution Test retake on Monday, Feb 12th, if necessary
Thursday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Freedom of Expression: Read pg. 85-89, answer "Reviewing and Using the Lesson" on p. 89
•Freedom of Religion: Read pg. 90-94, answer "Reviewing and Using the Lesson" p. 94
•Due Process: Read pg. 96-101, answer "Reviewing and Using the Lesson"p. 101

HW: Study for the US Constitution Test retake on Monday, Feb 12th, if necessary
Friday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Bill of Rights Newspaper Notes
•Supreme Court Cases p.114-119

HW: Study for the US Constitution Test retake on Monday, Feb 12th, if necessary

Jan 29-Feb 2

Download file "FlashCards-Constitution.docx"Download file "Bellwork-SS.pdf"Download file "CNN_Warm_Up_Menu.pdf"Download file "3BranchesPoster.pdf"Download file "3 Branches Poster (Rubric).pdf"Download file "Amendments Matching Worksheet.pdf"Download file "Reading-Amendments.docx"
Day of the Week Social Studies
Monday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•3 BRANCHES POSTER: Students will show they understand how the U.S. Government is set up by creating a poster showing the job responsibilities of each branch in our federal government. DUE WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31ST (Assessment Grade)

Homework: Continue to study for Constitution Test ON FEBRUARY 5TH
Tuesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•3 BRANCHES POSTER: Students will show they understand how the U.S. Government is set up by creating a poster showing the job responsibilities of each branch in our federal government. DUE WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31ST (Assessment Grade)

Homework: Continue to study for Constitution Test ON FEBRUARY 5TH
Wednesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Turn in complete 3 Branches Poster
•CLASS DISCUSSION: Students will look at the Bill of Rights more closely and talk about how we see their effects in current events today.
•Students will finish all remaining flashcards, then study in the remaining class time

Homework: Continue to study for Constitution Test ON FEBRUARY 5TH
Thursday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•APPLICATION: As a group students will read about amendments 11-27 starting on page 80 and complete worksheet asking them to identify the amendment that matches the scenario.
•Check work/make corrections to matching WS

Homework: Continue to study for Constitution Test ON FEBRUARY 5TH
Friday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Students will use a variety of online games and quizzes to study for the multiple-choice portion of the US Constitution test on Monday

Homework: Continue to study for Constitution Test ON FEBRUARY 5TH

Jan 22-26

Download file "Bellwork-SS.pdf"Download file "CNN_Warm_Up_Menu.pdf"Download file "representatives.pdf"Download file "MrSmithModified.pdf"Download file "Voting(Reading).pdf"Download file "representatives ppt.pptx"
Day of the Week Social Studies
Monday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Students will look at what it takes to be a representative and research our representative and make voting decisions

HW: Finish above and study completed flashcards US CONSTITUTION TEST WILL BE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH
Tuesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
• MOVIE CLIP: http://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/usgovernmentandlaw/voting/preview.weml
•Responsibilities as Citizens
•READING: Read pp. 106-111 about Voting and then complete the "Reviewing and Using the Lesson" questions.
•Complete flashcards 5, 11, 17, 24, 31, 38

HW: Finish above and study completed flashcards US CONSTITUTION TEST WILL BE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH
Wednesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Begin Mr. Smith Goes to Washington with viewing notes

HW: Study completed flashcards US CONSTITUTION TEST WILL BE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH
Thursday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Continue Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

HW: Study completed flashcards US CONSTITUTION TEST WILL BE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH
Friday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Finish Mr. Smith Goes to Washington and viewing notes

HW: Study completed flashcards US CONSTITUTION TEST WILL BE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH

Jan 16-19

Download file "Bellwork-SS.pdf"Download file "CNN_Warm_Up_Menu.pdf"Download file "GraphicOrganizer-Judicial.pdf"Download file "Judicial(Reading).pdf"Download file "Checks and Balances (GO).pdf"Download file "ChecksBalances(Reading).pdf"Download file "ChecksBalances(Wksht).docx"Download file "Notes-TheRest.pdf"
Day of the Week Social Studies
Monday No School- MLK
Tuesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•READING: Read pp. 61-67 about the Judicial Branch and then complete the "Review the Lesson" questions on p.65.
•Go over p. 65

HW: Finish above and study completed flashcards US CONSTITUTION TEST WILL BE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH
Wednesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•CLASS DISCUSSION/NOTES: We will look at Article 3 of the Constitution and fill out the Judicial Branch graphic organizer as we learn about how the Judicial Branch is set up.
•READING: Read p. 68-72, complete "Review the Lesson" p. 72 over Balance of Power

HW: Finish above and study completed flashcards US CONSTITUTION TEST WILL BE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH
Thursday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•ACTIVITY: Students will use manipulatives and their notes on the Legislative Branch, Executive Branch, and the Judicial Branch to help them figure out how each branch keeps the other branches "in check" and complete a graphic organizer
•Complete flashcards 15 & 30

HW: Finish above and study completed flashcards US CONSTITUTION TEST WILL BE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH
Friday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Notes- The Rest
•Checks and Balances Practice WS

HW: Finish above and study completed flashcards US CONSTITUTION TEST WILL BE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH

US Constitution Test and Study Tools

Download file "Letter-Constitution2018.pdf"
Please read the attached letter about the US Constitution Test and Study Tools available. The multiple-choice portion of the US Constitution Test will be given on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH (corrected).

Jan 8-12

Download file "Bellwork-SS.pdf"Download file "CNN_Warm_Up_Menu.pdf"Download file "GraphicOrganizer-Executive.pdf"Download file "Bill2Law(GraphicOrganizer).pdf"Download file "GraphicOrganizer-Judicial.pdf"Download file "Flashcards.pdf"Download file "Executive(Reading).pdf"Download file "PowerVeto.pdf"Download file "Presidency.pdf"Download file "Wksht-ElectoralCollege.pdf"Download file "Judicial(Reading).pdf"Download file "ChecksBalances(Reading).pdf"
Day of the Week Social Studies
Monday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•MOVIE CLIP: Students will watch Schoolhouse Rocks video "I'm Just a Bill" followed by BrainPop video and class review "quiz"
•CLASS DISCUSSION: We will look at Article 1 Sections 7 of the Constitution and fill out the "How a Bill Becomes a Law" graphic organizer as we learn about how the Legislative Branch is set up.
• Read pp. 55-60 about the Executive Branch and then answer the "Review the Lesson" questions

HW: Finish above and study completed flashcards US CONSTITUTION TEST WILL BE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH
Tuesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•CLASS DISCUSSION: We will look at Article 2 of the Constitution and fill out the Executive Branch graphic organizer as we learn about how the Executive Branch is set up.
•Complete Flashcards # 3, 6, 10, 16, 22, 23, 27, 32, 33, 38, & 40.

HW: Finish above and study completed flashcards US CONSTITUTION TEST WILL BE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH
Wednesday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•APPLICATION: "The Presidency" WS & "Power of the Veto" WS

HW: Finish above and study completed flashcards US CONSTITUTION TEST WILL BE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH
Thursday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•Videos: The Electoral College & Presidential Election
•Complete History of the Electoral College WS
•READING: Read pp. 61-67 about the Judicial Branch and then complete the "Review the Lesson" questions on p.65.

HW: Finish above and study completed flashcards US CONSTITUTION TEST WILL BE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH
Friday •CNN 10 with student response http://www.cnn.com/cnn10
•CLASS DISCUSSION/NOTES: We will look at Article 3 of the Constitution and fill out the Judicial Branch graphic organizer as we learn about how the Judicial Branch is set up.
•READING: Read p. 68-72, complete "Review the Lesson" p. 72 over Balance of Power
•Complete flashcards 4, 7, 18, 25, 28, 37

HW: Finish above and study completed flashcards US CONSTITUTION TEST WILL BE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH

January 3-5

Download file "FlashCards-Constitution.docx"Download file "PowersOfCongress(Wksht).pdf"Download file "CongressCannotDo.pdf"
Day of the Week Social Studies
Monday No School
Tuesday No School
Wednesday •Finish Legislative Branch notes
•Complete Powers of Congress WS
Thursday No School
Friday •CNN 10
•Turn in Powers of Congress WS
•Complete What Congress Cannot Do WS
•Cut out and complete flashcards 1, 2, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 19, 21, 26, 35, 36, and 39, then study the completed flashcards
HW: Study completed flashcards