Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, United States History: Module 5.2-3 Education Reform and Segregation and Disrimination

Standards 5 minutes: 11.1.3, 11.2.1, 11.2.9, 11.3.1, 11.5.3, 11.5.3, 11.5.4, 11.5.7, 11.6.1, 11.6.5 11.10.2, 11.10.4, 11.10.7, 11.11.5
Objectives: SWBAT
Essential Questions:  Was the progressive movement successful?
Warm Up 15 minutes: p.237-240 One American’s Story and Expanding Public Education
  1. How and why did public education expand during this time?
  2. How was education done different for immigrants and non-white children?
Video 10 minutes: How was DuBois’s The Souls of Black Folk different from other works of the times?
Reading 15 minutes: p.240 Describe the state of higher education at the turn of the century.
GRWB 20 minutes: Education Reform and Segregation and Discrimination
Lecture 20 minutes: 5.3-4 Segregation and Discrimination and Women in Public Life
Study Guide 30 minutes: Students review for Unit Test
Closing 5 minutes: Review Objectives and Essential Question.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Monday, September 16, 2019, United States History: Module 5.1 The Origins of Progressivism


Standards: 11.1.3, 11.2.1, 11.2.9, 11.3.1, 11.5.3, 11.5.3, 11.5.4, 11.5.7, 11.6.1, 11.6.5 11.10.2, 11.10.4, 11.10.7, 11.11.5
Objectives: SWBAT
  • Understand the goals of progressivism.
  • Describe the changes made in local, state, and federal government.
  • Outline the events that brought on the woman suffrage movement.
  • Identify the reasons progressives supported prohibition.
Essential Questions:  Was the progressive movement successful?
Warm Up 10 minutes:  Please define Progressivism.  
Lecture 20 minutes: Ch. 5.1 Progressivism
Vocabulary 25 minutes:
  1. Progressivism
  2. Muckrackers
  3. Jacob Riis
  4. Commission Plan
  5. direct primary
  6. initiative/referendum/recall
  7. suffrage
  8. temperance
  9. prohibition
  10. socialism
Research 20 minutes: Prohibition
  1. Watch Three Videos
  2. Look at Photos
  3. Read articles
  4. Answer Questions
    1. What was the purpose of Prohibition?
    2. Why did it come about?
    3. Who was against sell of Alcohol?
    4. What were some of the effects of Prohibition?
    5. How would you describe the success or lack of success of Prohibition?
Closing 5 minutes: Review Objectives and Essential Questions

Friday, September 13, 2019, United States History: Module 4 Immigration and Urbanization

Into 5 minutes: Standards, Objectives, Agenda, Attendance, and Pledge of Allegiance
Standards: 11.1.4, 11.2.1, 11.2.2, 11.2.3, 11.2.4, 11.2.7, 11.3.1, 11.3.2, 11.3.3, 11.3.4, 11.10.7
Objective: SWBAT
  • Describe the Gilded Age
  • Analyze how Mass Culture Developed in the Gilded Age
Essential Question: Did the benefits of immigrating to the United States at the turn of the century outweigh the challenges?
Writing 30 minutes: Did the benefits of immigrating to the United States at the turn of the century outweigh the challenges?
Closing 5 minutes: Review Objectives

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, United States History: Module 4.3 Politics and Gilded Age

Into 5 minutes: Standards, Objectives, Agenda, Attendance, and Pledge of Allegiance
Standards: 11.1.4, 11.2.1, 11.2.2, 11.2.3, 11.2.4, 11.2.7, 11.3.1, 11.3.2, 11.3.3, 11.3.4, 11.10.7
Objective: SWBAT
  • Describe the Gilded Age
  • Analyze how Mass Culture Developed in the Gilded Age
Essential Question: Did the benefits of immigrating to the United States at the turn of the century outweigh the challenges?
Warm Up 10 minutes: Did the benefits of immigrating to the United States at the turn of the century outweigh the challenges?
Lecture 20 minutes: Gilded Age
Video 15 minutes: Gilded Age
  1. Where does the Gilded Age get its name?
  2. How do people view the American political system during this time?
  3. What is a Political Machine? What is Tammany Hall? Who is William Boss Tweed?
  4. What good did political machines do?
  5. What did political machines expect in return and how did they commit fraud?
  6. Did Americans trust government during this time?
Guided Reading 20: The Dawn of Mass Culture p. 70-73
Critical Thinking 15 minutes:
  1. What role did Child-Labor laws play in the increase in attendance and graduation rates?
  2. How do the goals of Western nations in 1900s compare with those goals today?
  3. Cause and Effect chart with following causes:
    1. Shorter Work hours
    2. increased attendance at athletic games.
    3. building of amusement parks
    4. more free time
    5. better transportation
    6. more populated cities.
Closing 5 minutes: Review Objectives and Essential Question.
Extra Credit: Enrichment Activity 4.4 Design your own park.
or Create a Baseball Time Line 4.5 

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Friday, September 6, 2019, United States History: Module 4.1-2 Immigration and Urbanization

Into 5 minutes: Standards, Objectives, Agenda, Attendance, and Pledge of Allegiance
Standards: 11.1.4, 11.2.1, 11.2.2, 11.2.3, 11.2.4, 11.2.7, 11.3.1, 11.3.2, 11.3.3, 11.3.4, 11.10.7
Objective: SWBAT
  • Describe New Immigrants in the US from 1860-1910 and challenges of Urbanization
  • Interpret Emma Lazarus’s New Colossus
  • Analyze the pros and cons of immigrating to the United States
  • Create narative writing on immigration or urbanization.
Essential Question: Did the benefits of immigrating to the United States at the turn of the century outweigh the challenges?
Warm Up 10 minutes: p. 189 A Poem of Liberty
  1. What do you think  Emma Lazarus is saying about the United States, as compared to other countries at the time?
Activity 20 minutes: New Immigrants 4.1 Graphic Organizer
Video 5 minutes: New Immigrants Multimedia Connections 4.1
Guided Reading 20 minutes: The Challenges of Urbanization p.59-62 Complete questions and graphic organizer
Writing 20 minutes: Students respond to essential question: Did the benefits of immigrating to the United States at the turn of the century outweigh the challenges?
Activity 25 minutes: Complete two of the four enrichment activities from lesson 4.2
Closing 5 minutes: Review Objectives and essential questions.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Wednesday, September 4, 2019, United States History: Module 4.1 Immigration and Urbanization


Into 5 minutes: Standards, Objectives, Agenda, Attendance, and Pledge of Allegiance 
Standards: 11.1.4, 11.2.1, 11.2.2, 11.2.3, 11.2.4, 11.2.7, 11.3.1, 11.3.2, 11.3.3, 11.3.4, 11.10.7
Objective: SWBAT
  • Compare and contrast their family’s experience to that of other immigrant groups.
  • Analyze the pro/cons and push/pull factors of immigration.
  • Create a map charting immigration into the U.S. 
Essential Question: Did the benefits of immigrating to the United States at the turn of the century outweigh the challenges?
Warm Up 10 minutes: What is your American Tale? 
  1. How did your family get to America?
  2. How long they get here?
  3. Where are they from?
  4. Etc. 
Citizenship Test 15 minutes: Test 
Discussion 15 minutes: 
  1. What are some push/pull factors
  2. Pro and Cons of Immigration 
  3. What is the perception of immigration in America?
Lecture 20 minutes: Immigration and Urbanization
Mapping 30 minutes: Map out where immigrants came from during this period.
Closing 5 minutes: Review Objectives



Friday, August 30, 2019, United States History: Module 3 Industrialization

Into 5 minutes: Standards, Objectives, Agenda, Attendance, and Pledge of Allegiance
Standards:  11.1.4, 11.2.1, 11.2.2, 11.2.5, 11.2.6, 11.2.7, 11.2.9, 11.3.1, 11.6.5, 11.10.7
Objectives: SWBAT
  • Summarize the rise and tactics of labor unions
  • Analyze primary source documents
  • Using evidence, decide why the Homestead strike turned violent
Warm Up 10 minutes: Response to Samuel Gompers Quote
Essential Questions: Did rapid industrialization benefit economic and social systems in the United States?
  1. Introductory paragraph
    1. Thesis
  2. Supporting Paragraphs
    1. Three examples from discussion/videos/notes/hmwrk
  3. Conclusion
Closing 5 minutes: Review Objectives