February 17-21

Monday

 

Focus of Lesson

 (Student-Friendly Objective)

 

  • Introduce the 1920s
  • Review the effects of WWI
  • Review causes and effects of Prohibition
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  • Introduce the 1920s
  • Review the effects of WWI
  • Review causes and effects of Prohibition
  • Introduce the Republican politics of the 1920s

 

Eagle Challenge

(3-5 minutes)

     Teacher will check their 1920s essay while students are working on their 1920s Timeline.

Learning Tasks/Activities

     Mini Lesson #1: The teacher will continue the following topics:What did the Treat of Versailles do to Germany?  How will the United States treat Germany after World War I?  What will happen to Germany’s economy?  What will be the United States’s economic standing after WWI?  What will be the “side effects” of prohibtion?  How will the government try to stop organized crime?  Why will leaders like Al Capone be difficult to bring down?  What is the Red Scare?  What will the government do to avoid communist influence? And start, Why did African Americans leave the South during WWI?  What was the effect of the Great Migration on northern cities?

Mini Lesson #2: The students will watch a video clip from America: Story of Us “Boom” while they work on their 1920s terms

Mini Lesson #3: Students will continue working on their 1920s& 1930s timeline of important and events that happened during the Roaring 20s& Great Depression.  Students are not only asked to define the event,  but they are also asked what impact it made or have during the Roaring 20s.  Students may work in partners to discuss the impact they believe each event had on history.

Mini Lesson #4: Teacher will go over and reteach Imperialism (retest on Wednesday)

 

Text/Materials

United States History 1877-Present, The Presidents (video), America: Story of Us “Boom” 1920s& Great Depression Portfolio

Closure

1920s Terms due Tuesday, Great Depression terms due Friday, Timeline due Monday, 1920s Essay & Personal Reflection due Tuesday, 1920s & Great Depression Test Wednesday (next)

Retest Imperialism: this Wednesday

Remediation/Intervention 

Students will be asked to not only define the important terms, people, and events of the 1920s & Great Depression, but they will also be asked explain why the terms, people, and events were important and how it impacted history and the 1920s& 1930s.  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.)

Enrichment/Challenge for upper 25%

Students will be asked to not only define the important terms, people, and events of the 1920s, but they will also be asked explain why the terms, people, and events were important and how it impacted history and the 1920s& 1930s  (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 their define and find the importance of their terms, people, and events during the Roaring 20s.

Assessment (pre and/or post)

Formal Test on 1920s & Great Depression on Wednesday (next)

Retest for Imperialism (this Wednesday)

Tuesday

 

Focus of Lesson

 (Student-Friendly Objective)

 

  • Continue 1920s Notes
  • 1920s Culture: Harlem Renaissance
  • 1920s Racial Conflicts
  • 1920s: Celebrities
  • 1920s: Inventions & Economy
  • 1920s: Events and Issues that led to the Stock Market Crash
  • Continue 1920s Notes
  • 1920s Culture: Harlem Renaissance
  • 1920s Racial Conflicts
  • 1920s: Celebrities
  • 1920s: Inventions & Economy
  • 1920s: Events and Issues that led to the Stock Market Crash

Eagle Challenge

(3-5 minutes)

Teacher will check their 1920s terms while the students are working on their Great Depression terms & 1920s-Great Depression timeline.

Learning Tasks/Activities

Mini Lesson #1: The teacher will continue the following topics: What did the Treat of Versailles do to Germany?  How will the United States treat Germany after World War I?  What will happen to Germany’s economy?  What will be the United States’s economic standing after WWI?  What will be the “side effects” of prohibtion?  How will the government try to stop organized crime?  Why will leaders like Al Capone be difficult to bring down?  What is the Red Scare?  What will the government do to avoid communist influence? And start, Why did African Americans leave the South during WWI?  What was the effect of the Great Migration on northern cities?  What were the cultural issues that defined the 1920s?  Flappers vs. Feminists, and the events and issues that will lead to the Stock Market Crash.

Mini Lesson #2: The students will watch a video clip from America: Story of Us “Boom” while they work on their 1920s & Great Depression Portfolio (complete)

Mini Lesson #3: Students will continue working on their 1920s & 1930s timeline of important and events that happened during the Roaring 20s & Great Depression.  Students are not only asked to define the event, but they are also asked what impact it made or have during the Roaring 20s.  Students may work in partners to discuss the impact they believe each event had on history.

Mini Lesson #4: Teacher will go over and reteach Imperialism (retest on Wednesday)

Mini Lesson #5: Warren G. Harding: Video- Students will analyze his presidency and decide if they would have accomplished the same things as this president or if they would have taken the country in a different direction.

 

Text Materials

United States History 1877-Present, The Presidents (video), 1920s Portfolio, America: The Story of Us “Boom”

Closure

1920s Terms due Tuesday, Great Depression terms due Friday, Timeline due Monday, 1920s Essay & Personal Reflection due Tuesday, 1920s & Great Depression Test Wednesday

Remediation/Intervention 

All students are expected to write an essay on the 1920s 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 Imperialism Era in their essay.  (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.)  The teacher will work one on one with the lower level students making sure they have an outline in which to write their essay.

Enrichment/Challenge for upper 25%

All students are expected to write an essay on the 1920s 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 1920s in their essay.  (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 – students are encouraged to ask each other questions and comment about what they are learning in their portfolios

Assessment (pre and/or post)

Informal questioning from the teacher to see if the students are retaining the information.  Formal assessment on Wednesday.

Wednesday

 

Focus of Lesson

 (Student-Friendly Objective)

 

1920s Test

  • Imperialism Retest
  • Review 1920s Start Great Depression
  • Hoover’s Response “Volunteerism”
  • Election of 1932

Eagle Challenge

(3-5 minutes)

Students will work on their 1920s & Great Depression Portfolio

Learning Tasks/Activities

Mini Lesson #1: Students who need to take their Imperialism Retake Test will take it while the rest of the students are working on their Great Depression terms

Mini Lesson #2: Complete 1920s Notes

Mini Lesson #3: Presidents Vidoe: Calvin Coolidge & Herbert Hoover-Students will analyze their presidency’s and decide if they agree with their accomplishments or decide if they would have taken the country in a different direction.

 

Text/Materials

United States History 1877-Present, The Presidents (video), 1920S & Great Depression Portfolio

Closure

1920s Terms due Tuesday, Great Depression terms due Friday, Timeline due Monday, 1920s Essay & Personal Reflection due Tuesday, 1920s & Great Depression Test 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)

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

Informal questioning from the teacher to see if the students are retaining the information. 

Formal assessment on Wednesday (1920s & Great Depression)

Thursday

 

Focus of Lesson

 (Student-Friendly Objective)

 

Continue Great Depression

  • FDR & The New Deal
  • Relief, Recovery, Reform

 

  • Causes of the Great Depression
  • Effects of Prohibition
  • FDR’s New Deal
  • Relief, Recovery, Reform
  • Culture of the 1930s

 

Eagle Challenge

(3-5 minutes)

Students will work on their Great Depression terms.

Learning Tasks/Activities

Mini Lesson #1: The teacher will continue such topics as: Causes and effects of the Great Depression, FDR’s New Deal vs. Hoover’s Volunteerism, Culture of the 1930s.

Mini Lesson #2: Students will watch a clip showing the effects of the Great Depression on the people

Mini Lesson #3: Student will compare FDR & Herbert Hoover’s response to the Great Depression

Mini Lesson #4: Video: America: The Story of Us “Bust” Students will watch this video while they work on their 1920s & Great Depression Portfolio

 

Text/Materials

United States History 1877-Present, The Presidents (video), Great Depression Era Portfolio, “Bust” Video: America: The Story of Us

Closure

1920s Terms due Tuesday, Great Depression terms due Friday, Timeline due Monday, 1920s Essay & Personal Reflection due Tuesday, 1920s & Great Depression Test 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 select the most important events from the 1920s &Great Depression 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 in their essay.  (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 1920s &Great Depression.

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

Informal questioning

Formal test on 1920’s & Great Depression Wednesday

Friday

 

Focus of Lesson

 (Student-Friendly Objective)

Great Depression

  • Environmental Effects- Dust Bowl
  • Deficit Spending
  • New Deal Continued
  • Court Packing Plan
  • Environmental Effects- Dust Bowl
  • Deficit Spending
  • New Deal Continued
  • Court Packing Plan
  • Critics of the New Deal

Eagle Challenge

(3-5 minutes)

Students will work on their 1920s & Great Depression Portfolio

Learning Tasks/Activities

Mini Lesson #1: The teacher will continue such topics as: Dust Bowl, Grapes of Wrath, Deficit Spending (then and now), Hollywood and the Great Depression, FDR’s Court Packing Plan, &Critics of the New Deal

Mini Lesson #2: Students will watch the presidential video of FDR.  They will analyze his domestic policies and see if they would have taken the country in a different direction.

Mini Lesson #3: Students will complete: America : The Story of Us “Bust” while they work on their 1920s & Great Depression Portfolio

 

Text/Materials

United States History 1877-Present, The Presidents (video), 1920s& Great Depression Era Portfolio, America: Story of Us “Bust”

Closure

1920s Terms due Tuesday, Great Depression terms due Friday, Timeline due Monday, 1920s Essay & Personal Reflection due Tuesday, 1920s & Great Depression Test 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 1920s &Great Depression Era in their essay.  Student will also select 15 events they feel defined the era and explain what impact they had on the1920s & 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)

1920s & Great Depression Test Wednesday

IEP Accommodation (if applicable)

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Resources/Materials

United States History 1877-Present, The Presidents (video), 1920 Era Portfolio