Mrs. M. Guthrie

WEEKLY PLANS
Jan. 20-24, 2020

*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 (Jan. 20)

*School dismissed - Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

 

Tuesday (Jan. 21)

*Bellringer Passage– Dorothea Lange

*CH 10 Sec 2 New Deal Stations-New Deal Programs (Part 1)

Students summarize purpose of programs, determine if forms of programs are still present today. They will also determine if they were established for reform, relief, or recovery.

 

 

Wednesday (Jan. 22)

*Bellringer Passage– Dorothea Lange

*CH 10 Sec 2 New Deal Stations-New Deal Programs (Part 2)

Students summarize purpose of programs, determine if forms of programs are still present today. They will also determine if they were established for reform, relief, or recovery.

 

Thursday (Jan. 23)

*CHAP. 10/Sec 2 –The New Deal Quiz (QUIZIZ)

*Discussion Question

 

 

Friday (Jan. 24)

*Bellringer Passage– Dorothea Lange

Agenda:

*CHAP. 10/Sec. 2 – First Lady/Eleanor Roosevelt

 *Letters to Eleanor Roosevelt

(Students analyze letters to Eleanor Roosevelt to determine struggles of individuals during Great Depression and the role of the First Lady during this time period.) Students will also analyze famous quotes in her responses in letters. (Small Groups)

 

WEEKLY PLANS
Jan. 13-17, 2020

*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 (Jan. 13)

*Cont.– CH 10 Sec 1/ End of Prosperity

*Section Review/Stock Market Gameboard

*Student individual completion of Valentine Questionnaire Page for Mrs. Posey

 

Tuesday (Jan. 14)

*Cont.– CH 10 Sec 1/ End of Prosperity

*QUIZZIZ

*Discussion Question

 

 

Wednesday (Jan. 15)

*Introduction to Section 2/ Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal

*Complete and discuss newsletter/study guide questions

*Complete PPT and slotted notes for student completion.

Thursday (Jan. 16)

*CHAP. 10/Sec 2 – The New Deal pp. 784-789

*Class discussion and answer questions from Section 2

*Discovery Ed Clips-New Deal Organizations

 

Friday (Jan. 17)

*CHAP. 10 – New Deal pp. 784-789

(Cont. from Thursday)

(Students write in sequence events leading to Great Depression)

p. 789 Section 2 Assessment Questions

 

WEEKLY PLANS
Jan. 6-10, 2020

*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 (Jan. 6)

*Complete Newsletter

*World War I & Roaring 20s review question color page

*Intro – CH 10 Sec. 1

Great Depression/End of Prosperity pp. 294-299 (Read)

Tuesday (Jan. 7)

*Intro – CH 10 Sec. 1

Great Depression/End of Prosperity pp. 294-299 (cont.)

*Great Depression PPT

*Accompanying discovery Ed video clips

 

Wednesday (Jan. 8)

*Simulation-Stock Market Crash

 (Small Group Activity)

*Think page for Stock Market Crash

 

Thursday (Jan. 9)

*Cont.– CH 10 Sec 1

End of Prosperity

*Section Review/Stock Market Gameboard

Friday (Jan. 10)

*Cont.– CH 10 Sec 1

End of Prosperity

*QUIZZIZ

*Discussion Question

WEEKLY PLANS
Dec. 16 - 20, 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 16)

*No Newsletter this week

*Christmas activities to review plot, compare & contrast character activities, point of view, and morse code

 

Tuesday (Dec. 17)

*Introduce WWI Christmas Truce

*Passage and questions

 

 

Wednesday (Dec. 18)

* Review (History timeline from Reconstruction period to Roaring Twenties)

 


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hursday (Dec. 19)
Review (History timeline from Reconstruction period to Roaring Twenties)

*Worksheet Color Review of time period


Friday (Dec. 20)

        *School dismissed/ Holiday Break  
        *Students return Jan. 6

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


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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


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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.