August 19-23

Monday

 

Focus of Lesson

 (Student-Friendly Objective)

     The teacher will recap the pre-1877 test and prepare the students for a retake test.  Students will be introduced to the Gilded Age

Eagle Challenge

(3-5 minutes)

     Students will work on their portfolio terms.

Learning Tasks/Activities

     Mini Lesson 1: Introduction of the Gilded Age.

Topics covered: Great Plains, Native American conflict, how the West was won, assimilation, Dawes Act, Homestead Act, Populists & Populism

Mini Lesson 2: America Story of Us: West

Closure

Review: recap & review Pre-1877 through the Gilded Age

Tuesday

 

Focus of Lesson

 (Student-Friendly Objective)

     Students who need to retake the first test will do so while the rest of the class is working on their portfolio.  Students will also begin learning about the Great Plains & West.

Eagle Challenge

(3-5 minutes)

      Students will work on their portfolio terms.

Learning Tasks/Activities

     Mini Lesson 1: Great Plains & West Continued & Begin Issues of the South

Topics covered: sharecropping, North vs. South (economically), KKK,

Mini Lesson 2: Re-test Pre-1877

Mini Lesson 3: Students not re-testing will work in their portfolio.

Closure

      Students who need to retake the first test will do so while the rest of the class is working on their portfolio. 

Wednesday

 

Focus of Lesson

 (Student-Friendly Objective)

     Students will complete the Great Plains, West, & New South.  The issues facing the North will be introduced.

Eagle Challenge

(3-5 minutes)

     Vocabulary will be checked while students are working on their Gilded Age essay due Thursday. 

Learning Tasks/Activities

     Mini Lesson 1: Introduction of the North during the Gilded Age

Topics covered: new inventions, monopolies, political machines, immigration, health concerns & over crowding problems

Mini Lesson 2: Presidential Video of Rutherford B. Hayes: Students will analyze his presidency and explain whether or not they would have accomplished the same things. 

Closure

     Teacher will recap the Great Plains & the West.

Thursday

 

Focus of Lesson

 (Student-Friendly Objective)

     Students will continue to explore the issues facing the North during the Gilded Age.

Eagle Challenge

(3-5 minutes)

     Students will select the top 15 important historical events explain why that event affected the Gilded Age (due Monday)

 

Learning Tasks/Activities

     Mini Lesson 1: Continuation of the issues that faced the North

Topics covered: new inventions, monopolies, political machines, immigration, health concerns & over crowding problems

Mini Lesson 2: Presidential Video of James Garfield & Chester Arthur: Students will analyze his presidency and explain whether or not they would have accomplished the same things. 

Closure

     Teacher will recap the major issues that faced the North during the Gilded Age

Friday

 

Focus of Lesson

 (Student-Friendly Objective)

     Students will look at the impact that inventions and labor unions had on the United States

Eagle Challenge

(3-5 minutes)

      Students will select the top 15 important historical events explain why that event affected the Gilded Age (due Monday)

Learning Tasks/Activities

      Mini Lesson 1: Continuation of the issues that faced the North & the impact that inventions and labor unions had on the United States

Topics covered: new inventions, monopolies, political machines, immigration, health concerns & over crowding problems

Mini Lesson 2: Presidential Video of Grover Cleveland & Ben Harrison: Students will analyze his presidency and explain whether or not they would have accomplished the same things. 

Closure

     Teacher will recap the major issues that faced the North during the Gilded Age