Important Dates: for the unit of Imperialism – Progressives
11/9 Vocab Quiz
11/10 Imperialism Notes Quiz
11/15 “Midterm” – replace LOWEST test score. Explained in class
11/16 WWI-II Test (tba – depends on how we are doing on time etc.)
Monday: Notes: Gilded Age / Preview Test / Carnegie Article
Tuesday: Review / Presidents Video / Go over Preview Test / Go over Study Guide
Wednesday: Q&A / Unit Test: Industry – West / Imperialism – Progressive Vocab
Thursday: WU / Notes: Imperialism / People Chart
Friday: WU / Notes: Imperialism / Visual Vocab / Review ?’s
SSUSH12 Evaluate how westward expansion impacted the Plains Indians and fulfilled
a. Examine the construction of the transcontinental railroad including the use of immigrant
b. Evaluate how the growth of the western population and innovations in farming and
ranching impacted Plains Indians.
c. Explain the Plains Indians’ resistance to western expansion of the United States and the
consequences of their resistance.
SSUSH13 Evaluate efforts to reform American society and politics in the Progressive Era.
a. Describe the influence of muckrakers on affecting change by bringing attention to social
b. Examine and explain the roles of women in reform movements.
c. Connect the decision of Plessy v. Ferguson to the expansion of Jim Crow laws and the
formation of the NAACP.
d. Describe Progressive legislative actions including empowerment of the voter, labor laws,
and the conservation movement.
Monday: WU check / Notes: Square Deal / Imperialism Chart
Tuesday: WU / Notes: Square Deal / Literacy Test Activity – writing assignment
Wednesday: WU / Notes: Progressive Presidents / Progressives Chart
Thursday: Vocab Quiz WU / Notes: Progressive Presidents / Colonization Review Day
Friday: Notes Quiz / Presidents Video: Progressives / Political Cartoon Activity – progressive issues
SSUSH14 Explain America’s evolving relationship with the world at the turn of the
a. Describe how the Spanish-American War, war in the Philippines, and territorial expansion
led to the debate over American imperialism.
b. Examine U.S. involvement in Latin America, as reflected by the Roosevelt Corollary to the
Monroe Doctrine and the creation of the Panama Canal.
Important Dates: Sports Presentations Nov. 29&30
lab days: Nov. 9, 16, 28 (limited lab time this month)
Monday: Paranormal Presentations due / Haunted Atlanta Video
Tuesday: Presentation Day / Halloween food day
Wednesday: Presentation Day
Thursday: Finish Presentations if needed / News update: CNN-FOX
Friday: WU / discussion / CNN10 Nov. 2&3 / Simpsons / Discussion
Next Topic is SPORTS. We will be looking at a wide range of issues in the Sports topic. Social Influences, Protests, Title 9, Pay for play, Drugs, Race issues etc.
Monday: News Update day / FOX – CNN
Tuesday: No School – election day
Wednesday: WU / Discussion / Sports topic selection – starter activity – Free write
Thursday: Lab Day – Sports Vocab / Sports topics
Friday: WU / Discussion / CNN10 Nov. 9&10 / Simpsons