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Social Studies Classes

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Q2, Week 7
12/9 - 12/13
  • Continue study of Washington's presidency:
    • precedents, farewell address, conflicts between Hamilton and Jefferson
  • Begin study of John Adam's presidency
  • HW due every Tuesday (12/10)
  • Work on Q2 Vocabulary list on your own time (due Tuesday, 12/17 - Vocab QUIZ also on 12/17)
  • Final Semester TEST scheduled for Wednesday, 12/18
Q2, Week 6
12/2 - 12/6
  • finish Federalist vs Anti-Federalist debates & Bill of Rights
  • begin study of Washington's Presidency
  • HW due every Tuesday (12/3, 12/10)
  • Work on Q2 Vocabulary list on your own time (due Tuesday, 12/17)
Q2, Week 5
11/18 - 11/22
  • Continuing study of US Constitution
  • Federalist vs Anti-Federalist debates & Bill of Rights
  • HW due every Tuesday (11/19, 12/3, 12/10)
  • QUIZ over Constitutional Convention, US Constitution on Thursday, 11/21
  • Begin working on Q2 Vocabulary list on your own time (due Tuesday, 12/17)
Q2, Week 4
11/11 - 11/15
  • This week, we are taking an in-depth look at the US Constitution
  • HW due every Tuesday (11/12, 11/19, 12/3, 12/10)
  • Begin working on Q2 Vocabulary list on your own time (due Tuesday, 12/17)
Q2, Week 3
11/4-11/8
  • Articles of Confederation
  • Organization of NW Territory land / new states
  • Beginning study of US Constitution
  • HW due every Tuesday (11/5, 11/12, 11/19)
  • FIT Tickets for Revolutionary War Quiz due by Wednesday, 11/6
Q2, Week 2
10/28-11/1
  • Finishing notes/study of Revolutionary War
  • QUIZ on Thursday 10/31 over the Declaration of Independence & The Revolutionary War
  • Beginning study of early attempt at U.S. Government
  • Weekly HW due every Tuesday (10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19...)
Q2, Week 1
10/21-10/25
  • Finishing study of Declaration of Independence (Dec. of Ind. Scavenger Hunt activity due Wed 10/23)
  • Mapping the battles of the Revolutionary War
  • Beginning study of Revolutionary War
  • Weekly HW due every Tuesday, beginning on Tuesday 10/29/19 (see example of Q1 HW posted below and on Curve)

SS, Q1 Week 9:

10/7-10/11

  • Q1 Vocabulary Keynote due on Curve Tuesday 10/8
  • Vocabulary QUIZ on Wednesday 10/9
  • This week, our focus is on analyzing the Declaration of Independence
Q1, Week 8
9/30-10/4
  • continue "Road to Revolution":
    • Sons of Liberty
    • events in Boston (massacre, tea party)
    • Thomas Paine's "Common Sense"
  • begin reviewing/preparing for final Q1 Test (colonies, French & Indian War, Road to Revolution)
  • Weekly HW is due on Tuesday, 10/1
  • Vocabulary Keynote is due on Tuesday 10/8 (and Vocabulary Quiz same day)
Q1, Week 7
9/23-9/27
  • Finish study of French & Indian War
  • Learn about the acts (taxes) that pushed colonists toward revolution
Q1, Week 6
9/16-9/20
  • Finish Storyboard assignment on the 13 Colonies (due by the end of the day, Monday 9/16)
  • HW due every Tuesday (9/17, 9/24, 10/1)
  • Colony Map Quiz on Tuesday 9/17
  • Wed - Fri: beginning study of French & Indian War
  • Work on Vocab Keynote on your own (due Tuesday 10/8)
Q1, Week 5
9/9-9/13
  • Middle colonies (NY and NJ)
  • Southern colonies (MD, NC, SC, GA)
  • HW due every Tuesday (9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1)
  • Work on Vocab Keynote on your own time (due Oct. 8th)
  • Study colony map for Map Quiz (Tues. 9/17)
Q1, Week 4
9/2-9/6
  • PA and DE Keynote assignment due on Curve (Tuesday 9/3)
  • Comparing colonies on Colony Chart (VA, MA, CT, RI, PA, DE)
  • TEST Friday 9/6 (covers Jamestown - Pennsylvania)
  • HW due every Tuesday (9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24)
  • Long Term / Looking Ahead:
    • Work on Vocabulary Keynote on your own time (due: 10/8/19)
    • Study colony map for Colony Quiz (date yet to be determined)
Q1, Week 3
8/26-8/30
  • Plymouth Colony (Pilgrims)
  • Massachusetts Bay Colony (Puritans)
  • Weekly HW due every Tuesday (8/27, 9/3)
Q1, Week 2
8/19-8/23
  • Notes on: European colonization in North America, Jamestown colony
  • Create Jamestown Pictorial
  • Quiz over Jamestown information Friday 8/23 
  • Weekly HW due every Tuesday (8/20, 8/27) 

Q1, Week 1

8/12-8/16

  • Welcome back to School!
  • Learning how to do Q1 HW
  • Maps and flags for European countries that influenced colonial North America
  • HW due Tuesday 8/20