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Week of 9/14 – 18, 2020: United States History

Important Dates:

Essay 2:  Due Thursday 9/24 by 3:00 (assigned on 9/15) POSTPONED  TBA

Constitution notes quiz:  Friday 9/18

Vocab Quiz:  9/25

Unit Test:  10/9

Monday 9/14

  1. WU10
  2. Warm up check  (by 3:30 today)
  3. Notes:  Articles of Confederation
    1. outline:  articles note outline blank f19
    2. Articles of Confederation20
  4. Vocab, New Republic – due by 9/17 3:00
    1. New Republic Vocab20

Tuesday 9/15

  1. WU check #2 – WU1
  2. Notes:  Constitution (may have to finish yesterday’s notes)
    1. United States Constitution20
  3. work on vocab
  4. assign essay (later date, will have one this unit, just postponing a little)

Wednesday 9/16

work day

Thursday 9/17

  1. WU3
  2. Notes:  Constitution
    1. United States Constitution20
    2. outline:  United States Constitution outline20
  3. Political Cartoon:  Pillars
    1. Pillars – Sep 4 2020 – 9-08 AM
  4. vocab quiz tomorrow after notes
  5. vocab due today by 3:00

Friday 9/18

  1. Notes:  New Republic
    1. New Republic20
    2. outline:  new republic – Reconstruction blank 20
  2. Constitution Quiz (over Constitution notes)

Week of Sept. 7-11, 2020: United States History

**** Unit Test Friday 9/11*****

9/7 Monday

LABOR DAY – No School

9/8 Tuesday

  1. WU9
  2. discuss
  3. Notes:  Finish Revolution
  4. Homework:  study for test Friday
    1. study guide:  Unit 1 Col – Rev study guide 20

9/9 Wednesday

office hours / workday

9/10 Thursday

  1. WU10 – Need you to upload or email your Warm Up’s for a quiz grade by Friday 3:00
  2. discuss
  4. go over study guide
    1. Unit 1 Col – Rev study guide 20

9/11 Friday

Unit Test:  Colonization – Revolution

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:
  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.      (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.    (video link to Last of Mahicans scene)
    2. WU6 – ambush
  2. Notes:  Colonial Society  /  French and Indian War
    1. voiced over notes/video link
    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:

finding resources:

Joining a Digital Session:


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:  (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

Post Spring Break items USH

Due Dates:  1st usatestprep is due April 14 / 2nd usatestprep is due May 1 – check your usatestprep account

work you are turning in, get to me ASAP – so I can get it in for you

here is what I emailed out on Monday April 13________________________

Alright guys, hope everyone is doing ok and feeling good!

Here is what I can tell you as of now.

* If you like your grade as it shows right now you can keep it. – some already have, but if you are staying where you are, I would like to know so I can cut down my communication list and communicate with those I need to instead of everyone.

* ANY – missing work, you can still turn in

* future assignments you are turning in:  Seeing that not everyone will continue turning in assignments.  Take a picture, scan, whichever and email ME the assignment.  Once I see them and go through it, I will update the grades.

* I will be grading items and updating still between 10:00-12:00 each day except Friday.  Friday is supposed to be a teacher communication / work day for us

* I will be adding all the assignments coming (which I’ve already posted on the blog) into the grade book, they will be blank for you until they are submitted and graded. (if this applies to you of course)

* We WILL be having a FINAL.  Don’t know yet how we will be scoring it.  I have to get with Coach Meese (other on level US History teacher), so we can be on the same page.  He teaches Government as well and they are trying to figure out their mess right now.

Hope this helps, let me know what I can do for you and if you don’t mind, send me a message of what your intentions are


please go BACK through older posts to see notes / assignments etc.  Nothing has changed.

Digital US History: Post Spring Break Plan

Just trying to get ahead of things a little.  More detail will be added as needed.  I will be emailing parents about the plan as well.  Below is the pacing guide, notes, and political cartoons for the Modern Era Unit.  It does not look like we are doing an EOC, but, Once I am 100% sure, I will let you know and make changes as needed.

Pacing guide

Notes for Modern Era

Modern Era Outline and study guide

  • in progress, will post when finished with it

Assignments for Modern Era

Political Cartoons – Modern Era

usatestprep , look for messages on your usatestprep account


Distance Learning: week of March 23

It’s understood that you may be doing US History last because there are other deadlines in other classes.  Just be SURE that you get your USH work done too!  Don’t confuse relaxed deadlines with “I don’t have to do this”.

Emerging as a World Power (EWP) People charts and New Deal Chart has been added!

  • I have NOT added any new assignments
  • If I add anything for the week I will do it below these notations.  I don’t plan on adding assignments, just maybe some resources and updates.
  • Be sure to use and complete usatestprep assignments.
  • PLEASE, email myself, Mrs. Dickmann, and or Mr. Taylor if you need ANYTHING!!!