Week of 10/23/17

important dates:

Vocab Quiz is Thursday of this week

Unit test is Tuesday of next week

Notes for this unit:

Expansion of Industry-2gcv11c

Innovations in Farming 17-1ewx8dd

Politics, Immigration, Women’s Reform-1br97dr

Rail Road Industry 17-1k0w9im

The Gilded Age-x4tzkz

The West 17-1ywhmgs

Labor Movement F17-1dpz4ua

Monday: Notes:  Immigration / finish Men Who Built America

Tuesday: WU / Notes:  Reform Presidents / Visual Vocab / Political Cartoon / Review ?’s

Wednesday: WU / Notes:  Women’s Reform /

Thursday: 10 min review / Vocab Quiz / Notes:  West

Friday: WU / Notes:  Gilded Age /


Presentations are Monday and Tuesday of next week!

don’t forget your food items for our Halloween presentations

Monday:  News Update Fox / CNN

Tuesday:  Paranormal Free Write due  / Open lab day

Wednesday:  WU / discussion /

Thursday:  WU / discussion / Group discussion and reporting on current topics – “pair and share”

Friday:  CNN10 / Simpsons

Week of October 16, 2017

Important Dates

West, Industry, Progressives Vocab Quiz:  10/26

West, Industry, Progressives Unit Test:  10/31

Monday:  WU / Notes: Populists (Farmers and the RR) / Vocab = Progressives / Review Questions

Tuesday:  WU / Notes:  Labor Unions & Industry / DBQ (in class structure) / Review Questions

Wednesday:  WU / Notes: Rail Roads (impact on Native Americans)  & Technology / People Chart= Industry & West / Part 2 of the DBQ activity

Thursday:  WU / Notes:  Captains of Industry / The Men Who Built America series / People Chart= Progressives

Friday:  WU / Notes: Progressives / The Men Who Built America / finish up and People Chart items

  • Power Points will be posted asap.  I am in the process of altering the notes to fit the NEW Georgia Standards.  There is some shuffling, replacing, adding, and dropping going on.  Please be patient


SSUSH11 Examine connections between the rise of big business, the growth of labor unions, and technological innovations.

SSUSH12 Evaluate how westward expansion impacted the Plains Indians and fulfilled Manifest Destiny.

SSUSH13 Evaluate efforts to reform American society and politics in the Progressive Era.

Important Dates:

Paranormal Vocab Quiz 10/20

Paranormal Presentations 10/30-31

Food Day 10/31 (see the sign up sheet)

Monday: News Updates – Fox and CNN

Tuesday: WU / Discussion / Political Cartoons activity

Wednesday: WU / Discussion / History of Halloween

Thursday: WU / Discussion / Lab Day (was able to grab another day)

Friday: CNN10 (Oct. 19 & 20 / Simpsons

Week of October 9th

TEST UPDATE:  We will NOT test on Thursday due to early release, we WILL test on FRIDAY instead

Mon:  WU / Notes:  Civil War / Battle Chart / Preview Test

Tues:  WU / Go over battle chart / Notes:  Reconstruction / America Story of Us

Wed:  PSAT Day / only 3rd will meet / xtra credit opportunity

Thurs:  Notes:  Reconstruction / Review / Industry, Imperialism Vocab

Fri:  15 min. Q&A / Civil War-Reconstruction Test


Mon:  News Update

Tues:  WU / Simpsons / Free Write / actv. tba

Wed:  will not meet

Thurs:  Lab Day – Paranormal and Paranormal research time

Fri:  CNN 10 / Simpsons