Mrs. M. Guthrie

WEEKLY PLANS
Dec. 9 - 13, 2019

*All plans are subject to change.

*We will spend time in class focusing upon writing an EVIDENCE and COMMENTARY sentences for discussion questions during this nine weeks.


Monday (Dec 9)

*Intro – Ch 9 Sec 3

The Roaring Twenties/ Jazz Age pp. 765-769

*Complete Newsletter

 

Tuesday (Dec. 10)

*Cont.– Ch 9 Sec 3

Jazz Age (cont.) pp. 765-769

*Gallery Walk of Well Known Individuals of 1920s

 

 

Wednesday (Dec. 11)

* Ch 9 Sec 3 (cont.)

Jazz Age  pp. 765-769

*Tweets activity form 1920s individuals group activity

 


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hursday (Dec. 12)
* Ch 9 Sec 3 Quiz

*Worksheet Color Review of time period



Friday (Dec. 13)

        *Second Nine Weeks Quick-check Computer Review

WEEKLY PLANS
Dec. 2 - 6, 2019

*All plans are subject to change.

*We will spend time in class focusing upon writing an EVIDENCE and COMMENTARY sentences for discussion questions during this nine weeks.


Monday (Dec 2)

*Intro – Ch 9 Sec 1

The Roaring Twenties/ Boom Times pp. 748-757

*Complete Newsletter

 

Tuesday (Dec. 3)

*Cont.– Ch 9 Sec 1

Boom Times (cont.) pp. 748-757

 

 

Wednesday (Dec. 4)

* Ch 9 Sec 2

Life During the 1920s  pp. 758-764

 


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hursday (Dec. 5)
* Ch 9 Sec 2

Life During the 1920s (cont.)  pp. 758-764


Friday (Dec. 6)

        
        *Chapter 9 Section 1 & 2 Quiz
        *Discussion Question

WEEKLY PLANS
Nov. 18 - 22, 2019

*All plans are subject to change.

*We will spend time in class focusing upon writing an EVIDENCE and COMMENTARY sentences for discussion questions during this nine weeks.


Monday (Nov. 18)

*Intro – Ch 8 Sec 3

Americans in WWI pp. 238-242

*Complete Newsletter

 

Tuesday (Nov. 19)

*Cont.– Ch 8 Sec 3

Americans in WWI pp. 238-242

*Battles

*Alabama Home Front

 

Wednesday (Nov. 20)

*Cont.– Ch 8 Sec 4

Americans in WWI pp. 243-247

*Establish Peace (Foldable)

*Flu Epidemic

 


T
hursday (Nov. 21)

  • Chapter 8 Section 3 & 4 Quiz 
  • Discussion Question


 

Friday (Nov. 22)
       
        *Scholastic News
        *Questions & Activities

 

WEEKLY PLANS
Nov. 11 - 15, 2019

*All plans are subject to change.

*We will spend time in class focusing upon writing an EVIDENCE and COMMENTARY sentences for discussion questions during this nine weeks.


Monday (Nov. 11)

*SCHOOL DISMISSED - VETERAN*S DAY

 

Tuesday (Nov. 12)

*Intro – Ch 8 Sec 1 & 2

America Prepares for World War I pp. 720-729

*Complete Newsletter

*Spelling Bee tryouts, select 6th grade representatives

 

Wednesday (Nov. 13)

*Intro – Ch 8 Sec 1  The Road to War pp.720-724

*World War I introduction Outline and Guided Notes


T
hursday (Nov. 14)

*Intro Ch 8 Sec 2  America Prepares for War pp.725-729 
*Zimmerman Note Activity

Friday (Nov. 15)

  • Chapter 8 Section 1 & 2 Quiz 
  • Discussion Question

 

WEEKLY PLANS
Nov.4 - 8, 2019

*All plans are subject to change.

*We will spend time in class focusing upon writing an EVIDENCE and COMMENTARY sentences for discussion questions during this nine weeks.


Monday (Nov. 4)

*Intro – Ch 7 Sec 2  America as a World Power – The Spanish American War pp.203-208

*Spanish American War-Imperialism Outline and Guided Notes

 

 

Tuesday (Nov. 5)

*Intro – Ch 7 Sec 3

The United States & Latin America pp. 210-212

*Spanish & Latin America vs. U.S. Imperialism Stations

 


Wednesday (Nov. 6)

*Ch 7 Sec 3

  U.S. Policy toward Latin America pp.213-215

*Focus-Panama Canal

*Reading/map page




T
hursday (Nov. 7)
  • Chapter 7 Section 2 & 3 Quiz 
  • Discussion Question

Friday (Nov. 8)

*Veteran*s Day Passage & /Questions

*Poppy Poem Color Page

WEEKLY PLANS
Oct. 28-Nov.1, 2019

*All plans are subject to change.

*We will spend time in class focusing upon writing an EVIDENCE and COMMENTARY sentences for discussion questions during this nine weeks.


Monday (Oct. 28)

*Intro – Ch 7 Sec 1  America as a World Power – U.S. Gains Overseas Territories

*Introduce Newsletter/study guide

*U.S. gains Alaska & Hawaii pp. 692-694

 

Tuesday (Oct. 29

*U.S. seeks Trade with Japan & China pp. 694-696

*Partner passage page

Wednesday (Oct. 30)
*Chapter 7 Section 1 Quiz  (Open Book) 

*Discussion Question


T
hursday (Oct. 31)
HALLOWEEN ACTIVITIES
    1. Snake Show
    2. Dress-up
    3. Bowling Field Trip
    4. Reward Activities
    5. Club Meeting
    6. History of Halloween 

Friday (Nov. 1)
*Intro – Ch 7 Sec 2  America as a World Power – Spanish American War

 *Introduce Newsletter/study guide for Section 2 & 3

WEEKLY PLANS
Oct. 21-25, 2019

*All plans are subject to change.

*We will spend time in class focusing upon writing an EVIDENCE and COMMENTARY sentences for discussion questions during this nine weeks.

​*HISTORICAL CHARACTER
  PHONE PAGE PROJECT
  due on Wednesday, Oct 23


Monday (Oct. 21)

*Intro – Ch 6 Sec 4  Progressive  Presidents

 *Students complete study guide

 *Students complete paragraph response to Joseph Pulitzer passage

 

Tuesday (Oct. 22)
  • STUDENT QUICK CHECK test (First nine weeks - County mandated)

Wednesday (Oct. 23)
  • Focus – Presidents of the Progressive Period
  • Progressive Presidents station activities (small group rotation)
End of class discussion on group question & answers 


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hursday (Oct. 24)
  • Focus – Comparison of Presidents of Progressive Period
  • Venn Diagram using previous day answer page for comparison
  • Culminating compare & contrast paragraph 

Friday (Oct. 25)

  • Chapter 6 Section 4 Quiz 
  • Discussion Question

WEEKLY PLANS
Oct. 14-18, 2019

*All plans are subject to change.

*We will spend time in class focusing upon writing an EVIDENCE sentences for discussion questions for  the next 4  weeks.

Monday (Oct. 14)

*Focus – Reforming workplace / pp. 174-178

*Student group sheet T-chart

(Workplace Safety / Organizations of Reform)


Tuesday (Oct. 15)
  • Focus – Rights of Women and Minorities (pp. 179-181)

  • Temperance (18th Amendment)

  • Suffrage (19th Amendment)

Wednesday (Oct. 16)
  • Focus – African Americans Challenge Discrimination pp. 181-183
  • Key people
  • Successes & Failures
Thursday (Oct. 17)
  • Chapter 6 Section 2 & 3 Review 
  • Progressive Era Reforms pp./ 184-185
Friday (Oct. 18)
  • Chapter 6 Section 2 & 3 Quiz 
  • Discussion Question

WEEKLY PLANS
Oct. 7 - 11, 2019

FALL BREAK - (OCT. 4-8)
STUDENTS DISMISSED


*All plans are subject to change.

*We will spend time in class focusing upon writing an EVIDENCE sentences for discussion questions for  the next 4  weeks.

Monday (Oct. 7)

*School Dismissed - FALL BREAK


Tuesday (Oct. 8)
*School Dismissed - FALL BREAK

Wednesday (Oct. 9)
*Group Stations
Review Progressive Period and  Gilded Age

Thursday (Oct. 10)
*Complete newsletter 
*Class discussion - Reforming the Workplace
*Paragraph Practice - Guided writing citing text evidence

Friday (Oct. 11)
*Focus – Reforming the Workplace
* Pp. 174-175 Child Labor (Partner question sheet)

WEEKLY PLANS
Sept. 28 - Oct. 4, 2019

FALL BREAK - (OCT. 4-8)
STUDENTS DISMISSED


*All plans are subject to change.

*We will spend time in class focusing upon writing an EVIDENCE sentences for discussion questions for  the next 4  weeks.

Monday (Sept. 30)

*We will have an open book quiz review of Chapter 5 Sections 1, 2, and 3.


Tuesday (Oct. 1)
*We will discuss Chap. 6 Section 1 - Gilded Age and Progressive Reform
Text pp. 658-664
(Student Foldable - Political Reform)

Wednesday (Oct. 2)
*We will continue discussing Chap. 6 Section 1 - Gilded Age and Progressive Reform
Text pp. 664-667
(Small group questions - Political push for reform)

Thursday (Oct. 3)
*QUIZ (Chap. 6 - including Sections 1)
*Discussion Question

Friday (Oct. 4)
*School Dismissed - FALL BREAK

WEEKLY PLANS
Sept. 23-27, 2019

*All plans are subject to change.

*We will spend time in class focusing upon writing an Assertion/Topic sentence for discussion questions for  2 more weeks.

Monday (Sept. 23)

*We will continue discussing Challenges and Opportunities created by rapid Growth of Cities. (Book pp. 146-147)
(Student Partner Sheet)


Tuesday (Sept. 24)
*We will continue discussing Challenges and Opportunities created by rapid Growth of Cities. (Book pp. 148--149)
(Student Foldable - Individuals who reformed life for Immigrants)

Wednesday (Sept. 25)
*QUIZ (Chap. 5 - including Sections 3)
*Discussion Question

Thursday (Sept. 26)
*We will participate in stations activities to review Sections 1, 2, and 3 from
  Chap. 5 - Immigrants and City Life
*PARK ACTIVITY AND RUBRIC DUE ON THIS DATE

Friday (Sept. 27)
*We will read Scholastic News.

WEEKLY PLANS
Sept. 16-20, 2019

*All plans are subject to change.

*We will spend time in class focusing upon writing an Assertion/Topic sentence for discussion questions for  2 more weeks.

Monday (Sept. 16)

*We will continue discussing Immigrants and Urban Life. (Book pp. 142-145)
*Students will complete guided reading workbook pages to review for a quiz on Tuesday.
*Students will finish a review page of the NY terrorist attack

Tuesday (Sept. 17)
*QUIZ (Chap. 5 - including Sections 2)
*Discussion Question
*Details will be sent home for a new assignment - PARK DESIGN ACTIVITY

Wednesday (Sept. 18)
STUDENTS DISMISSED
(VIRTUAL DAY - TEACHER PD)

Thursday (Sept. 19)
*We will begin a new section about Challenges and Opportunities Created by Rapid Growth of Cities.(Chap. 5 Sec. 3)
*(Textbook pp. 146-149)
*Students will complete a new study guide for this section.
*NEW STUDY GUIDES WILL BE SENT HOME TODAY.  STUDENTS WILL NOT RECEIVE A STUDY GUIDE ON MONDAY.  WE WILL TEST ON NEXT WEDNESDAY.  Another study guide will be sent home on THURSDAY, Sept. 26)

Friday (Sept. 20)
*We will tour Ellis Island with Virtual Reality Goggles

WEEKLY PLANS
Sept. 9-13, 2019

*All plans are subject to change.

*We will spend time in class focusing upon writing an Assertion/Topic sentence for discussion questions for  2 more weeks.

Monday (Sept. 9)

*We will continue discussing Immigrants Coming to America during the Second Industrial Revolution. (Bool pp. 139-141)
*Students will complete a packing list  of what to bring to a new country.

Tuesday (Sept. 10)
*QUIZ (Chap. 5 - including Sections 1)
*Discussion Question

Wednesday (Sept. 11)
*DISCUSSION of 9/11
*Discovery Ed videos of 9/11
*Review of timeline of events 
*9/11 HOMEWORK PAGE DUE ON THIS DATE!!!

Thursday (Sept. 12)
*We will begin a new section about Immigrants and Urban Life.(Chap. 5 Sec. 2)
*(Textbook pp. 142-143)
*Students will complete a new study guide for this section.
*NEW STUDY GUIDES WILL BE SENT HOME TODAY.  STUDENTS WILL NOT RECEIVE A STUDY GUIDE ON MONDAY.  WE WILL TEST ON NEXT TUESDAY.  Another study guide will be sent home on THURSDAY, Sept. 19)

Friday (Sept. 13)
*Immigrants and the Growth of Cities - (Textbook pp. 144-145)
*Details will be sent home for a new assignment - PARK DESIGN ACTIVITY

WEEKLY PLANS
Sept. 2-6, 2019

*All plans are subject to change.

*We will spend time in class focusing upon writing an Assertion/Topic sentence for discussion questions for  2 more weeks.

Monday (Sept. 2)

LABOR DAY 
School Dismissed

Tuesday (Sept. 3)
*We will review for our Chapter 4 test which will be on Wednesday.
*This test will cover Sections 1, 2, and 3.  Students should study previous newsletters and the study guide from today.
*The test will also include a discussion question.
STUDY!!!

Wednesday (Sept. 4)
*TEST (Chap. 4 - including Sections 1,2, and 3)
*Discussion Question

Thursday (Sept. 5)
*We will begin a new unit about Immigrants and Urban Life.(Chap. 5)
*(Textbook pp. 136-137)
*Students will complete a new study guide for this section.
*NEW STUDY GUIDES WILL BE SENT HOME TODAY.  STUDENTS WILL NOT RECEIVE A STUDY GUIDE ON MONDAY.  WE WILL TEST ON NEXT TUESDAY.  Another study guide will be sent home on THURSDAY, Sept. 12)

Friday (Sept. 6)
*Adjusting to a New Way of Life - (Textbook pp. 138-140)
*Groups will create a packing list of items to bring to a new country.

WEEKLY PLANS
Aug. 26-30, 2019

*All plans are subject to change.

*We will spend time in class focusing upon writing an Assertion/Topic sentence for discussion questions for  2 more weeks.

Monday (Aug. 26)

*We will set up CLASSLINK student accounts.
*We will complete a timeline review from section 1 & 2 on early inventions.
*We will read about the history of Labor Day and complete questions related to this passage.

Tuesday (Aug. 27)
*We will complete our class study guide for Section 3.
*We will introduce the plight of industrial workers during the industrial age.
 (Textbook pp. 124-125)

Wednesday (Aug. 28)
*We will continue our study of industrial workers with a focus on unions and leaders- Fredrick W. Taylor, Knights of Labor, Terence Powderly, AFL, Samuel Gompers, Mary Harris Jones (Station Activity)
(Textbook pp. 125-126)

Thursday (Aug. 29)
*We will focus on Labor Strikes during the Industrial Revolution - Haymarket Riot, Homestead Strike, Colorado Miner Strike, California RR Strike
*Students will  prepare for Friday's test. (Textbook p. 126-127)

Friday (Aug. 30)
*We will take a short quiz on the on Section 3 - Industrial Workers. (Students should study this week's study guide.)
*Students will also answer a discussion question about the passage in AEC format.

WEEKLY PLANS
Aug. 19-23, 2019

*All plans are subject to change.

*We will spend time in class focusing upon writing an Assertion/Topic sentence for discussion questions for the next 2 weeks.

Monday (Aug. 19)

*We will complete this weeks study guide.
*We will complete a timeline review from section ! on early inventions.
*We will begin a study of Chap. 4/Section 2 (Big Business).  We will focus on pp. 119-120. (Corporations)

Tuesday (Aug. 20)
*We will introduce Big Business Leaders - Andrew Carnegie, John Rockefeller, and Leland Stanford.
*We will also compare business practices including - trusts, vertical, and horizontal integration.
 (Textbook pp. 120-121)

Wednesday (Aug. 21)
*We will focus on questionable methods of Big Business.  This will include - Social Darwinism, monopolies, and the Sherman-Antitrust Act.
(Textbook pp. 121-122)

Thursday (Aug. 22)
*We will specifically study the biographies of Big Business Leaders - Carnegie, Rockefeller, and Stanford.
*Students will complete station compare and contrast activities to prepare for Friday's test. (Textbook p. 123)

Friday (Aug. 23)
*We will take a short quiz on the on Section 2 - Big Business. (Students should study this week's study guide.)
*Students will also answer a discussion question about the passage in AEC format.


WEEKLY PLANS
Aug. 12-16, 2019

*All plans are subject to change.

*We will spend time in class focusing upon writing an Assertion/Topic sentence for discussion questions for the next 2 weeks.

Monday (Aug. 12)

*We will prepare our notebooks for history class and discuss classroom procedures.
*Students will discuss reasons to study history.
*We will also review classroom procedures.
*We will complete this weeks study guide.

Tuesday (Aug. 13)
*We will introduce the Second Industrialization time period.
*We will focus on the Bessemer process of making steel and the effects of this process on the country.
*We will also discuss the use of oil and how it affected the United States.
 (Textbook pp. 114-116)

Wednesday (Aug. 14)
*We will focus on electricity and its effects upon the United States.
*We will also study inventors of this time period - Alexander Graham Bell, Henry Ford, Wilbur & Orville Wright, George Ferris, Duryea brothers, Harriet Strong, Elijah McCoy, Henry Bessemer, and Elisha Otis.  (Students will complete a timeline of inventions page.)

Thursday (Aug. 15)
*We will review the effects of the Bessemer process, oil, electricity, telegraph, and phone upon our nation.
*We will also review for tomorrows quiz.

Friday (Aug. 16)
*We will take a short quiz on the Second Industrial Revolution. (Students should study this week's study guide.)
*Students will also answer a discussion question about the passage in AEC format.