US History

Monday: 10 Days That Changed American History Activity

2nd set of Quesions and Reading


Tuesday: Discuss and assign decades project

1920’s,  1940’s, 1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s, 1980’s, 1990’s

Wed: Research for decades project

Thurs: Reserach for decasdes project

Fri: 10 Days That Changed American History Activity


US Govt

Monday- Finish Up Legislative Branch

Crashcourse Video: Sepaeartion of Powers

Examine Executive Orders

NY Times Current Event Activity


Tues: Executive Branch

Crashcourse video Executive Branch

ICIVICS: Worksheet – One lArger Branch

Wed: Executive Branch

Focus on Presidential Responsibilites

ICIVICS Activity- All in a Days Work


Thurs:  Wrap up Executive Branch


Discuss Impeachment Process


Fri: Electoral College

How we elect a President

Activity on elctoral college in groups




Mon.- Supreme Court Project work

Tues- Supreme Court Presentations

Wed- Supreme Court Presentations

Thurs- Introduction to Legislative Branch

ICIVICS worksheet: Legislative Branch in a flash

Fri:   How a bill is introduced in Congress

Notes/ICIVICS woksheet



Monday: Judicial Branch

Judicial Branch in a Flash worksheet

Discuss Supreme Court Case Assignment


Tuesday: Judicial Branch


Supreme Court Case Reviews


Wednesday: Supreme Court Case Reviews


Thurs: Supreme Court Case Reviews

Friday:  Intro to Legislative Branch

Worksheet- Legislative Branch in a flash worksheet

Supreme Court Case Reviews




US History

**** EOC DEC 5th & 6th

Monday:  1920’s & Great Depression


Worksheet on Great Depression


Tuesday: Great Depression & Origins of WWII

Article Review on New Deal



Wednesday: Quiz   20’s, Great Depression, Causes of WWII

WWII and Cold War


WWII and Cold War Worksheet


Thurs:     1960 & 1970  Vietnam/Great Society/Nixon


Article Review on Success/Failure of Great Society


Friday: Carter/Reagan/Bush


Presidential Review Assignment



Government 11/12 to 11/16

SSCG6 Analyze the meaning and importance of each of the rights guaranteed under the
Bill of Rights and how each is secured.
SSCG7 Demonstrate knowledge of civil liberties and civil rights.
a. Define civil liberties as protections against government actions (e.g., First Amendment).


Mon:  1st Amendment

Freedom of Speech

Case Study: Morse vs Fredrick & Tinker vs Des Moines


Tues:  1st Amendment

Freedom of Press, Assembly, Petition

Focus: White House Petition site

Video on Freedom of Press


Wed. Rights of the Accused

Amendments 4,5,6,7

Video Clip- What to do when pulled over


Thursday: Amendments Test  1-10, 13, 14, 15, 19, 26


Friday:  Intro to Supreme Court

Purpose and composition of current court.

Current Cases before court







US History 11/12 to 11/16

SSUSH15 Analyze the origins and impact of U.S. involvement in World War I.

SSUSH16 Investigate how political, economic, and cultural developments after WW I led to
a shared national identity.

SSUSH17 Analyze the causes and consequences of the Great Depression.

SSUSH18 Evaluate Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal as a response to the Great
Depression and compare how governmental programs aided those in need.

Monday: Finish Up WWI


HW: Worksheet on WWI


Tues: Roaring 20:    18, 19, 21st Amendments


Pre Great Depression and  Causes of Great Depression


Wed: New Deal & Rooselvelt

Notes/ Great Depression Activity in Groups

Great Depression Mural/Cartoon Project


Thurs: Test

Spanish American War/WWI/Great Depression


Fri: WII Causes and Early WWII History

PowerPoint/Video Notes