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Teacher Resources – A System of Collaboration and Sharing Curriculum Binders (Electronic Files) –Methods Library (Skill Development) Thematic Unit PowerPoint Bell Work Videos –Video Inventory List & Shared folder accessibility Primary and Secondary Source Documents –Document Inventory List & Shared folder accessibility
Individual Projects Board Game Project Children's Book Project Editorial Cartoon Movie Review Personification Paper Poetry Project Commercial Project Music Video Project Podcast Project Pictorial Timeline Project Newscast Project Website Project Students choose and complete one per each thematic unit. Rubrics for each project are made available to the students
Project Rubric All projects are focused on students making connections between the essential questions and the content.
Student Resources: Pacing Guide and Objectives Provides students content, essential questions and learning objectives for each thematic unit.
Student Resources: Making Connections to Chronology The “Living Timeline” –Located on a wall in the classroom Role of Government Changing Demographics American Stratification American Expansion American Mobilization 1492-17601770 17801790 1800 1810 1820 1830 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 1920 1930
Student Resources: Current Events Analysis Skill Based Worksheets –Current Event Article Summary –Cartoon Analysis Worksheet (Modified from National Archives) –Document Analysis Worksheet (Modified from National Archives)
Thematic Unit Assessment & Analysis Unit Assessment –Exam – Content and Skill Based Feedback sheet to be filled out by each student. Formal Test analysis –Question analysis tied to objectives and skills. Student Corrections
The Coming of the War of 1812 U.S. found themselves in the cross fire between France and Britain Orders in Council – forbade neutral vessels from trading with France Napoleon threatened to seize all foreign ships that cooperated with the British navy.
U.S. Steps to Avoid War The Embargo Act of 1807 - Stopped shipments of food and other American products to all foreign ports. Passed by Jefferson Non-Intercourse Act – replaced the Embargo by only prohibiting U.S. trade with Britain and France Passed by Madison –Both Acts strained U.S. economy
U.S. declares war on Great Britain in 1812 due to: British impressments of U.S. sailors British support of American Indian uprisings General violations of neutrality Republican fear that not resolving the crisis would return the Federalists to power
Effects of War of 1812 conquered territory restored stronger U.S. control over Northwest Territory peace alliance between U.S. and Great Britain destruction of the Federalist Party Return to Presentation