Week of 8/31 – 9/4/2020 US History

Important Dates

9/1  Essay Due by 3:00

9/4 Vocab Quiz

9/11 Unit Test

8/31 Monday

  1. WU7:  Stamp Act
    1. wu7 – stamp act
  2. Notes:  finish taxes
    1. French and Indian war20
  3. Actv:  Join or Die Snake cartoon
    1. Snake – Aug 27 2020 – 11-47 AM
  4. work on your essay
    1. Essay 1 African Americans in the Am Rev

9/1 Tuesday

  1. Essay due by 3:00
  2. WU8  Boston Massacre
    1. boston massacre
  3. Notes:  American Revolution
    1. American Revolution20
    2. Voiced over note link:  https://youtu.be/XcrjIbp9nDE
  4. Actv: Battle Chart (Due by 3:00 Friday)
    1. Revolution Battle Chart

9/2 Wednesday

Office hours / Q&A by request

9/3 Thursday

  1. WU9
  2. Notes:  American Revolution
  3. Practice Quiz / People Chart

9/4 Friday

  1. Vocab Quiz
  2. Notes:  Finish Revolution – move past it if needed
    1. Articles of Confederation20
  3. Battle Chart due by 3:00

Week of 8/24 – 28/2020: United States History

Important Dates:

Essay 1 due 9/1

Vocab Quiz:  9/4

Unit test:  9/11


8/24 Monday


  1. WU4:  Jamestown
    1. WU4 – Jamestown
  2. Notes:  Mid Atlantic Colonies
    1. https://youtu.be/4Ym7iOwgVcQ      (COPY AND PASTE IN BROWSER)  – we stopped today at the slide talking about the French
  3. Assigned Essay 1 – Due  9/1  by3:00
    1. Read the directions on the sheet!
    2. Essay 1 African Americans in the Am Rev
  4. Assigned People Chart
    1. fill in the chart like you are doing vocab but its people.  Ask yourself what is so important about this person?  What role or impact do they play in our unit. etc.  Due 9/27 by 3:00
    2. col-const people chart 20

8/25 Tuesday  (2nd pd is on seperate backup zoom meeting, check remind and parent emails.  3rd pd I will send out remind note once we get to 3rd pd etc.)

  1. WU5:  Ship-It  is  #5,not   6.  Was  named  incorrectly
    1. 2nd and 3rd, we will do 2 warm ups today
    2. WU6-Ship
  2. Notes:  Colonial Society
  3. Actv:  Colonial Map – NO MAP TODAY due to catching up 2nd and 3rd pds from zoom outage yesterday
  4. Work on people chart and essay

8/26 Wednesday

  • NO LIVE classes
  • work day / Q&A if needed

8/27 Thursday

  1. WU6:  Ambush
    1. https://youtu.be/WeGdHTRz-bg    (video link to Last of Mahicans scene)
    2. WU6 – ambush
  2. Notes:  Colonial Society  /  French and Indian War
    1. voiced over notes/video link    https://youtu.be/dAtZ11_EVaI
    2. French and Indian war20
  3. People Chart Due by 3:00
  4. Actv:  Visual Vocab – due tomorrow by 3:00
    1. use your vocab list (20 words, there are 24 spots, so you will have 4 blank)
    2. you may draw in the images or copy and paste.  Be sure to reduce the size of the image so it fits in the box and doesn’t mess up the whole chart size etc.)
    3. visual vocabulary-24nooue

8/28 Friday

  1. WU7:  Stamp Act
    1. wu7 – stamp act
  2. Notes:  French and Indian War / taxation and causes of American Revolution
    1. French and Indian war20
  3. Join or Die Snake Cartoon  (WE  WILL  DO   THE   SNAKE  CARTOON  MONDAY  AS  WARM  UP)
    1. Snake – Aug 27 2020 – 11-47 AM
  4. Visual Vocab due by 3:00 – use rest of class time if needed to work on visual vocab.

Helpful CTLS resources

turning in work:  https://streamingcobb.cobbk12.org/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=d2f1c18b-2b90-4ac6-944d-ac0e01417118

finding resources:  https://streamingcobb.cobbk12.org/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=3c10c6a0-0a82-497f-9fb2-ac0e01416f1e

Joining a Digital Session:  https://streamingcobb.cobbk12.org/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=6aff00b9-148b-495b-8fe5-ac0e01416e21


Starting Distance Learning: Basic Info to start the semester


we will have a ZOOM backup plan for TUESDAY 8/18

Just to get us started, here are a few items that will be discussed the 1st day as well as you to be able to refer to as the semester progresses.

Syllabussyllabus ush 19-20(word document) – please keep in mind that Syllabus can change as far as our EOC is concerned.  As of right now we have one but…

syllabus ush 19-20(pdf)

Pacing GuideIMPORTANT DATES F20 (word document)


Remind:  Be sure to download the remind app if you already haven’t.  I will be sending out a remind email soon so you can join the class via email.  I don’t want to put it on the blog due to anyone can see it and join.

CTLS LEARN login info


text this code to 81010


Harrison-Virtual-Learning-Plan 8.14.2020  (click on this for CTLS learning plan

Week 1  August 17 – 21, 2020

8/17 Monday (no actual “notes” instruction today, all general info in case someone gets lost)

  1. Intros
  2. Go over syllabus
    1. syllabus ush 19-20
  3. Go over pacing guide
  4. Go over expectations etc.
  5. Lay out digital learning rules and expectations
  6. Where to’s and how to’s  (BLOG!!!!)

8/18 Tuesday

  1. WU 1:  Settling  13Colonies
    1. WU1 – settling 13 colonies
  2. Notes:  Development of American Colonies
    1. Exploration & Colonization20
    2. video link:  https://youtu.be/4Ym7iOwgVcQ  (copy and paste/youtube) – narrated notes
    3. Note outlines for the entire UNIT.  Pdf and Word form.  Not required but is a tool for you if you like to use it.  Can print (it’s a lot) or type in as a word document
      1. Exploration and Colonization outline 20 (word)
      2. Exploration and Colonization outline 20 (pdf)
  3. Actv: Colonization – Revolution Vocab.  (Due by Friday 3:00)
    1. Colonization – Revol Const Vocab 20 (word)
    2. Colonization – Revol Const Vocab 20(pdf)

8/19 Wednesday

  • Help Day – NO INSTRUCTION – Department Meeting
  • EVERY Wednesday is a day for you to ask questions, get help etc.  Essentially a work day for you.
  • Office hours posted on the syllabus
  • please email me if there is a need and I will connect with you.

** Work on your vocabulary, it’s due by 3:00 Friday

8/20 Thursday

  1. WU2:   Crops
    1. WU2 – crops
  2. Notes:  Types of Charters
  3. Actv:

8/21 Friday

  1. WU3:  Regional  Symbolism
    1. WU3 – regional symbolism
  2. Notes:  Southern Colonies
  3. Actv:
  4. Colonization – Revolution Vocab is due today by 3:00