PROGRESS REPORTS WENT OUT TODAY!! HW IS THE ESSAY FROM WEDNESDAY

Today Thursday November 16th, 2017

Tonight’s Homework= DUE FRIDAY ESSAY WRITING (3rd PERIOD IS EXEMPT FROM THIS ASSIGNMENT DUE TO MISSING WEDNESDAY)

Students took a midpoint exam. PROGRESS REPORTS WENT OUT TODAY

What caused the Civil War?
(Please List some causes of the Civil War) Paragraph 1 (Dred Scott Case, Election of 1860, Confederate aggression=firing on Fort Sumter or Slavery and States Rights)

In your opinion which cause of the Civil War played the biggest part in the South officially declaring war on the North? Paragraph 2
Based on your choice for paragraph #2 if this event had not happened how might history have changed?

Paragraph 3 (Once you prove this point you will have effectively explained why the event you chose was the most important

Homework TONIGHT Due FRIDAY!!! ESSAY

11/15/2017
Tonights Homework= DUE FRIDAY ESSAY WRITING

What caused the Civil War?
(Please List some causes of the Civil War) Paragraph 1 (Dred Scott Case, Election of 1860, Confederate aggression=firing on Fort Sumter or Slavery and States Rights)
In your opinion which cause of the Civil War played the biggest part in the South officially declaring war on the North? Paragraph 2
Based on your choice for paragraph #2 if this event had not happened how might history have changed? Paragraph 3 (Once you prove this point you will have effectively explained why the event you chose was the most important

Today Documentary on the Civil War

November 14th, 2017
Yesterday students turned in their Dred Scott Case: 1857 WKSHT
Today we are going through the horrors of the Civil War: This is best conveyed by the History Channel documentary: The History of US.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPUzLURipnw

Students will get closure to how and in which state the Civil War ended in America and the events that helped it come to a close.
The Dred Scott Case
The Election of Lincoln in 1860
Confederates firing on Fort Sumter and the outcome of Lincoln’s Assassination are all addressed to help students connect it to class material.

HOMEWORK IS THE EFFECTS OF THE CIVIL WAR WORKSHEET ATTACHED BELOW.effects-of-the-civil-war-1ccfbnv

Today 11/10/2017 Dred Scott Case 1857

Today’s opening: Causes of the Civil War: The DRED SCOTT CASE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OML9AVR10PQ

Students then went through the case files: SCOTT V. SANDFORD Worksheet

Students are preparing their case against Sandford on behalf of Mr. Dred Scott.

Mr. Hazard will be the opposing counsel and will be representing Mr. Sandford and we will be having a formal debate Next Monday in conclusion to students understanding of this case.

Students can use additional resources that they research over the weekend if they would like.  http://www.greenup.kyschools.us/Downloads/DredScottWS.pdfhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OML9AVR10PQ

The individual worksheet students were given in class and had an entire period is due at the end of class MONDAY 11/13/2017.

Today we learned about the ELECTION OF 1860: Causes of the Civil War

Today Thursday November 9th, 2017

Students got an in depth look at the factors surrounding the Election of 1860.  Lincoln’s Election and the fury it caused THE SOUTH over their value in the United States.

 

We started out with the reading attached to this post. Election of 1860 TWO PARAGRAPHS of reading and 5 Questions. I collected these at the end of class. Tomorrow I will return them.  Students will be able to use them on AN OPEN NOTES POP QUIZ TOMORROW.

We watched a clip on the election significance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6XJ5_hO1REElectionof1860-2k64rhp

We then watched a documentary for the remainder of class. The Secret Life of Abraham Lincoln.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICzqhhxAzW0

Today November 8th, 2017 Slavery in America and Events of the CIVIL WAR

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Today we did a Q.F.T. “Question Formulation Technique ”

We did this technique in groups today using the HARRIET TUBMAN and the Underground Railroad picture.

Then students finished their CLOZE NOTES assignment from Monday with me.  Students were able to Learn about the Emancipation Proclamation , Battle of Chicamauga , Battle of Antiem  and the use of Slave Labor in the South.

 

The PDF with PINK AND SAY is an additional reading that students might enjoy. This reading shows the horrors of battle and race during the Civil War.  Georgia is highlighted as a setting for this story.

Today Students were introduced to the QFT process!

Today students were introduced to the QFT process:

Question Formulation Technique –

The rules were the following: 1. Ask as many questions as you can

2. Do NOT stop to discuss judge or answer any questions.

3. Write down every question exactly as stated.

4. Change any statement into a question.

On Wednesday due to NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS TUESDAY 11/7/2017 Students will see another image relating to GA History Standards

Today we used game 6 of the 1998 NBA Finals “The Shot”

Students then went into a Cloze Notes Activity of the American Civil War.

This week in Recap

This week in recap:
Monday we worked on the Yazoo Land Fraud in class. This assignment had two assignments that were individual tasks and one component that was a group Task. Student were given 4 days to complete the task.

Tuesday we resumed work on the Yazoo Land Fraud task and allowed student to work for half the period and then we worked on the Summative Review for the Test Wednesday

Wednesday we took our SS8H3&4 Summative and worked in groups to get everything ready for the Presentations on Thursday.

Thursday Presentations in class.

Friday Today November 3rd, 2017 We talked about Slavery and it’s impacts on American society with key clips from today’s society.

TOMORROW IS TEST DAY!! STUDY FOR HW AND FINISH YAZOO WORKSHEET

Unit 3 (H3 H4) Study Guide-w3prx4

Today is Halloween Tuesday October 31st, 2017
We are seeing the same Test for the 3rd time tomorrow.
Please all be safe on your Trick or Treating tonight. The study guide is for all those looking for an additional study material. All material has been taught over the past 4 weeks.

Above is the attached study guide. Please study the attached document for success on your SUMMATIVE UNIT 3 SS8H3 & SSH84 Test tomorrow.

Please study the study guide and all material from worksheets and your interactive notebook.

TEST WEDNESDAY, YAZOO FRAUD Task next 3 days

Good afternoon,
Today students embarked on a 3 day journey where they are reporting on the Yazoo Land Fraud Case.

Attached is the document they are responsible for on Thursday.

Tomorrow we will be working in our groups for 30 minutes and playing review Basketball for the remainder of the period. Students will take their summative Unit SS8H3&4 Test on Wednesday over the same material tested on last week.Yazoo-Land-Fraud-Performance-Tasks-1pvsne1-1z55l8y

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