October 7-11

Monday

 

Focus of Lesson

 (Student-Friendly Objective)

 

Great Depression Test

  • Students will take their Great Depression Test
  • Students will begin preparing for their nine-weeks test

Eagle Challenge

(3-5 minutes)

Students will study for their Great Depression Test

Learning Tasks/Activities

      Mini Lesson #1: Students will take their Great Depression Test

Mini Lesson #2: Students will begin studying for their nine-weeks test

Mini Lesson #3: Students will turn in their Great Depression

 

Text/Materials

Great Depression Test & Nine-weeks Review

Closure 

Teacher will remind the students that 2&4th blocks have their exam on Thursday & 1&3rd blocks haves their exam on Friday.

Remediation/Intervention 

Students will be asked to not only define the important terms, people, and events of the Imperialism Era, but they will also be asked explain why the terms, people, and events were important and how it impacted history and the Great Depression.  Students who are on a lower level will be ask to complete all there terms and to make what connections to the impacts that they can.  (All students are encouraged to do this, but the teacher expects for the more advanced students to take this assignment to the next level.  Extra effort will equal extra points on their portfolio.)

 

Any student needing more time on his/her test may have extra time during break or after school.

Enrichment/Challenge for upper 25%

Students will be asked to not only define the important terms, people, and events of the Great Depression, but they will also be asked explain why the terms, people, and events were important and how it impacted history and the Great Depression (All students are encouraged to do this, but the teacher expects for the more advanced students to take this assignment to the next level.  Extra effort will equal extra points on their portfolio.)

Group Composition (If used)

Peer tutoring and working together will be encouraged as they define and find the importance of their terms, people, and events during the Great Depression.

 

Students may work in groups after their Great Depression Test on their nine-weeks review packet.

Assessment (pre and/or post)

Great Depression Test

Nine-weeks Test on Thursday & Friday

Tuesday

 

Focus of Lesson

 (Student-Friendly Objective)

 

Review for nine-weeks exam

  • Review for nine-weeks exam
  • Topics: Gilded Age, Progressive Era, Constitution & Government

 

Eagle Challenge

(3-5 minutes)

Students will work on their review packet for their nine-weeks exam

Learning Tasks/Activities

Mini Lesson #1: Students will work on their review packet (Frameworks 1-3)

Teacher will lead a class discussion with Frameworks 1-3

Mini Lesson #2: Students will do quiz, quiz, trade on the topics of the Gilded Age, Progressive Era, & Constitution & Government

Mini Lesson #3: Students will then work as a team on word connections with words from their exam involving the Gilded Age, Progressive Era, & Constitution & Government

 

Text Materials

Quiz, quiz, trade cards & review packet for nine-weeks exam

Closure

Teacher will remind the students that 2&4th blocks have their exam on Thursday & 1&3rd blocks haves their exam on Friday.

Remediation/Intervention 

The teacher will document any student who is not keeping up with review and is falling behind, and the teacher will work with that students one-on-one covering the topics he/she needs to be reviewed. 

Enrichment/Challenge for upper 25%

Students will be challenged to make as many connections to their historical words as possible. 

Group Composition (If used)

: The teacher will break the students into groups depending on their abilities (mixture of all abilities) and the students will spend 10 minutes each discussing the major issues from 1877-1940

Assessment (pre and/or post)

Informal questioning from the teacher to see if the students are retaining the information.  Nine-weeks exam Thursday & Friday

Wednesday

 

Focus of Lesson

 (Student-Friendly Objective)

 

Review for nine-weeks exam

  • Nine-weeks Review
  • Topics covered: Imperialism, 1920s, & Great Depression

Eagle Challenge

(3-5 minutes)

Students will work on their review packet for their nine-weeks exam

Learning Tasks/Activities

Mini Lesson #1: Students will work on their review packet (Frameworks 4-7)

Teacher will lead a class discussion with Frameworks 4-7

Mini Lesson #2: Students will do quiz, quiz, trade on the topics of the Imperialism, 1920s, & Great Depression

Mini Lesson #3: Students will then work as a team on word connections with words from their exam involving the Imperialism, 1920s, & Great Depression

 

Text/Materials

Quiz, quiz, trade cards & review packet for nine-weeks exam

Closure

Teacher will remind the students that 2&4th blocks have their exam on Thursday & 1&3rd blocks haves their exam on Friday.

Remediation/Intervention 

The teacher will document any student who is not keeping up with review and is falling behind, and the teacher will work with that students one-on-one covering the topics he/she needs to be reviewed. 

Enrichment/Challenge for upper 25%

Students will be challenged to make as many connections to their historical words as possible. 

Group Composition (If used)

: The teacher will break the students into groups depending on their abilities (mixture of all abilities) and the students will spend 10 minutes each discussing the major issues from 1877-1940

Assessment (pre and/or post

Nine-weeks exam Thursday & Friday

Thursday

 

Focus of Lesson

 (Student-Friendly Objective)

 

Nine-weeks exam 2&4

Review for exam 1&3 & causes of WWII

  • 2nd will take their nine-weeks exam
  • 1st & 3rd will review for their nine-weeks exam & go over the causes of WWII

Eagle Challenge

(3-5 minutes)

2nd will study for their exam

1st & 3rd will continue working on their review packet

Learning Tasks/Activities

Mini Lesson #1: 2nd  blockwill take their nine-weeks exam

Mini Lesson #2: 1st & 3rd will continue quiz, quiz trade (20 minutes) & play their words connections review game

Mini Lesson #3: 2nd will get their WWII portfolio to work on after their exam

Mini Lesson #4: 1st & 3rd will go over the causes of WWII

 

Text/Materials

WWII portfolio & Nine-weeks Exam

Closure

WWII terms due Tuesday

Remediation/Intervention 

The teacher will document any student who is not keeping up with review and is falling behind, and the teacher will work with that students one-on-one covering the topics he/she needs to be reviewed. 

Enrichment/Challenge for upper 25%

Students will be challenged to make as many connections to their historical words as possible. 

Group Composition (If Used)

Peer tutoring – students are encouraged to ask each other questions and comment about what they are learning in their portfolios

Assessment (pre and/or post

Nine-weeks exam

Friday

 

Focus of Lesson

 (Student-Friendly Objective)

Causes of WWII & WWII Portfolio

2&4

Nine-weeks exam 1&3

  • 1st & 3rd will take their nine-weeks exam
  • 2nd will work on their WWII portfolio & go over the causes of WWII

Eagle Challenge

(3-5 minutes)

1st & 3rd will study before their exam

Learning Tasks/Activities

Mini Lesson #1: 1st & 3rd  blocks will take their nine-weeks exam

Mini Lesson #3: 1st & 3rd  will get their WWII portfolio to work on after their exam

Mini Lesson #4: 2nd  will go over the causes of WWII

 

Text/Materials

United States History 1877-Present, The Presidents (video), 1920s Era Portfolio, Harlem Renaissance Video

Closure

Teacher will remind the students of their essay on the 1920  is due on Monday, their timeline on 1920s will be due on Monday, timeline on Tuesday, and 1920s Portfolio due on Wednesday. 

Remediation/Intervention 

The teacher will walk around the classroom and check to make sure that all students are on topic and do not need further remediation.  The teacher will ask students to reiterate the important accomplishments of the presidents in case any student did not catch the information the first time given.  The teacher will also ask open ended questions to allow the students to use their peers knowledge to help them understand the topics covered.

Enrichment/Challenge for upper 25%

All students are expected to not only define the important person, event, or term of the Great Depression Era, but they are also expected to explain their/its importance to the unit.  including the important events and their outcomes, but they will also be asked explain in detail why the terms, people, and events were important and how it impacted history and the Great Depression Era in their essay.  Student will also select 15 events they feel defined the era and explain what impact they had on the Great Depression.  All students are encouraged to do this, but the teacher expects for the more advanced students to take this assignment to the next level.  Extra effort will equal extra points on their portfolio.)  Students are allowed to work in the library for further research, create posters, or create a slideshow using their events they selected from the Great Depression Era.

Group Composition (If Used)

Students will be able to work in pairs with their portfolio.  Students may choose their partners they think they work the best, but the teacher may rearrange if it deems necessary. 

Assessment (pre and/or post)

Great Depression Test next week (Probably on Thursday or Friday)

IEP Accommodation (if applicable)

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Resources/Materials

United States History 1877-Present, The Presidents (video), WWII Portfolio