Mrs. M. Guthrie

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.