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Essential Questions (The Big Ideas)  What causes conflict among former allies?  How does our past affect our present?  How is war both a beginning.

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2 Essential Questions (The Big Ideas)  What causes conflict among former allies?  How does our past affect our present?  How is war both a beginning and an end?

3 Content Specific Questions (Possible Essay Questions)  1. What were the political, social and economic differences that led the United States to enter into a Civil War?  2. What were the reasons that the North and South entered this conflict?  3. By 1860, why were the nation’s leaders unable to keep the Union together?  4. What were the strengths and weaknesses of the North and South during this conflict?  5. What were its political, social, and economic ramifications of the Civil War?  6. What events led to a Union victory?  7. How did the Union rebuild a cohesive nation following the end of the US Civil War?  8. What social, economic, and political problems did African Americans face during Reconstruction?  9. What rights were gained and what restrictions were placed on freed African Americans?  10. What amendments were passed to protect the rights of emancipated slaves?  11. What were the successes and failures of Reconstruction?  12. How did the Civil War and Reconstruction affect the lives of future generations of America?

4 Wednesday, 3/4/15  Write down your homework: Four squares for 10 of the vocabulary words. You must include the following: ○ word in the middle of the page ○ it’s definition ○ a picture of the word ○ your definition ○ 3 synonyms.  Log-on to Quizlet.com when you are finished writing down your homework, but do not begin yet.

5 Discussion Questions  What are some words or phrases that you have heard friends, older family members, or teachers use that is unfamiliar to words you normally use? ****Stay away from swear words.**** Ex: Pop = Soda  Why would we need to know words that are used in different areas of the country, or during different time periods?

6 Today we will  Identify key terms that will be used throughout the 1850s through the 1880s in society.  Apply our new knowledge of vocabulary through the use of four squares.

7 Wednesday, 3/5/15  Please turn in your four squares from last night.  Write down your homework: On Achieve 3000 ○ “Remembering Dred Scott” ○ “May 1861: War Begins” Missing Work

8 Log-on to Quizlet.com  Complete your guided notes on your vocabulary.  Quizlet yourself on all 24 terms, test can be any format you want. Record your score on side board.  Achieve 3000 or missing work when you are done.

9 Today we will…..  Examine the causes of the Civil War. We will later use this knowledge to complete a RAFT.

10 Friday, 3/6/15  Log-in to Achieve 3000 and complete the following articles: Remembering Dred Scott May 1861: War Begins The Return of the Unicorn (from Mrs. Shuey in your mailbox)  Raise your hand if you get a 75% or higher on the 1 st try for a piece of candy.

11 Monday, 3/9/15  Turn in your Vocab Homework (4 squares for 10 words)  Homework on Achieve 3000: September 1861: Another Win for the South April 1861: First Shots are Fired!  Today we are going to examine the causes of the Civil War. Keep in mind these issues are occurring during the time of Westward Expansion.

12 Movie Expectations  Our Eyes and Ears are open, and mouths are closed.  Our heads are up off of the tables.  We are completing the movie guide as we go along, as it is for a grade.  If we are spoken to more than twice during the movie, we will be uninvited, given a textbook assignment, and will receive a 4x4 square.  Turn in your movie guide before you leave today, so we may finish up with it tomorrow.

13 Social Studies Back to School Night is TOMORROW from 5:30-7pm!!!  Do not forget to come out and vote for the King and Queen of the 8 th Grade Dance!!!! This will be your only opportunity to do so.  There will also be food, Latin dancing, crafts, talk to a current enlisted Army personnel, get a henna tattoo, play trivia, and MORE!!!!

14 Tuesday, 3/10/15  Homework on Achieve 3000: September 1861: Another Win for the South April 1861: First Shots are Fired! Come out to Curriculum Night to vote for the 8 th grade King and Queen between 5:30 and 7pm!  Today we are going to examine the causes of the Civil War. Keep in mind these issues are occurring during the time of Westward Expansion.

15 Wednesday, 3/11/15  Write down your homework: On Achieve 3000: ○ September 1861: Another Win for the South ○ April 1861: First Shots are Fired! Summary to our class notes “Road to Civil War” Weekly 5 tomorrow on our vocab, notes, and movie guide. If you are going on the AVID trip on Friday, you need to complete 90mins on Achieve 3000, which equals out to about 5 articles.  Get out a pen/pencil.

16 Today, and tomorrow we will be  Outlining the similarities and differences of the North and South  Investigating the causes of the Civil War.  Essential Questions of the Day (possible unit test questions): What were the causes of the Civil War? Was the Civil War preventable? Why or Why not?

17 Notes- Compare  Using our Movie Guide from Monday and Tuesday, you will compare the North and the South in the realms of economics, social norms, and politics. You will get to work with a partner for 15minutes, before we review.

18 Thursday, 3/12/15  Write down your homework: On Achieve 3000: ○ September 1861: Another Win for the South ○ April 1861: First Shots are Fired! Summary to our class notes “Road to Civil War” If you are going on the AVID trip on Friday, you need to complete 90mins on Achieve 3000, which equals out to about 5 articles.  Log-on to edmodo for your weekly5.

19 Weekly 5  Log-on to edmodo.com and complete the Weekly5 for 3/12. You can use your notes.  When you are done, begin working on your “Steps Towards Civil War” notes on your own. Once everyone is done their Weekly 5 we will be able to work with a partner.

20 Steps Toward Civil War  Using the interactive map on ar.html you will be analyzing the events that led to the Civil War. ar.html  You will be using this to answer the Essential Question- Was War preventable? Why/Why Not?  Complete your summary section on your notes IF you complete this before class ends. The Summary Section is a grade!

21 Friday, 3/13/15  Log-on to Achieve 3000 and complete the following articles: ○ September 1861: Another Win for the South ○ April 1861: First Shots are Fired! ○ Ocean Floor Surprises (in mailbox- Grade for Miss. Colburn) Complete articles of your choice AFTER these are complete.

22 Monday, 3/16/15  Write down your homework: Summary on today’s notes (Steps Towards Civil War) due tomorrow Due Friday on Achieve 3000: ○ Civil War and Reconstruction: The Words of the War ○ Reconstruction to the Present: The Lives They Lived ○ Reconstruction to the Present: Women Fought the War, Too  Please get out your Road to Civil War Notes (Venn diagram on one side, steps on the other).

23 Steps Toward Civil War  Using the interactive map on ar.html you will be analyzing the events that led to the Civil War. ar.html  You will be using this to answer the Essential Question- Was War preventable? Why/Why Not?  Complete your summary section on your notes IF you complete this before class ends. The Summary Section is a grade!

24 Tuesday, 3/17/15  Prior to the Civil War, many people did not speak out against slavery, but were against it. Why do you think they would NOT speak out against slavery? Why should they have spoken out? Must answer in 4-5 sentences.  Write down your homework: Due Friday on Achieve 3000: ○ Civil War and Reconstruction: The Words of the War ○ Reconstruction to the Present: The Lives They Lived ○ Reconstruction to the Present: Women Fought the War, Too

25 Today we will…. - Review Steps Towards Civil War Notes. - Expand our critical thinking skills in written expression. - Investigate slave life on a plantation.

26 Mission US- Slave Life  What was is like on the plantations?  What were the choices you could have made?  Why did slaves want slavery to end?  Think outside of the box- Why would some slaves not want slavery to end?

27 Wednesday, 3/18/15  Write down your homework: Complete Mission US packet due tomorrow Due Friday on Achieve 3000: ○ Civil War and Reconstruction: The Words of the War ○ Reconstruction to the Present: The Lives They Lived ○ Reconstruction to the Present: Women Fought the War, Too  Get out your Mission US packet, and log- on to Mission US.

28 Today we will…. - Review Steps Towards Civil War Notes. - Expand our critical thinking skills in written expression. - Investigate slave life on a plantation.

29 Mission US- Slave Life  What was is like on the plantations?  What were the choices you could have made?  Why did slaves want slavery to end?  Think outside of the box- Why would some slaves not want slavery to end?

30 Thursday, 3/19/15  Log-on to Edmodo.com and take your Weekly 5: 3/19. This is on your movie guide from last week, “Steps Towards Civil War,” and “ Mission US” notes  After your Weekly 5, we will begin our Underground Railroad Journal Mini Project due Monday 3/23/15 (first major grade for Quarter 4.) Log-on to Achieve to complete readings as we wait. Thank you!

31 Friday, 3/20/15  Log-on to Achieve 3000 and complete the following articles: ○ Civil War and Reconstruction: The Words of the War ○ Reconstruction to the Present: The Lives They Lived ○ Reconstruction to the Present: Women Fought the War, Too Pink Sheets are due at the end of class along with ALL missing work!!!!

32 Monday, 3/23/15  Turn in Your Underground Railroad Journals into the orange bin  Write down homework: Summary to Who has the Upper Hand Notes? (Graded for Q4) On Achieve 3000: ○ Let’s Talk Money ○ Hard Times ○ The Magic of Oz Permission Slips due 4/6/15 to homeroom teacher

33 Confederate Troops  Strengths: Defending their homeland Did not want to lose their property, country, freedom Good soldiers- excellent shooters Former officers in the U.S. Army  Weaknesses: Few factories to produce weapons Few railroads to move troops/supplies Few supplies Small population (9 million) More than 1/3 of the population was enslaved Poor navy

34 Union Troops  Strengths Population of 22 million Many people to grow food and work in factories Factories to make supplies for the Union army Railroads Strong navy  Weaknesses Had to conquer a large area Did not have well trained generals. Invading unfamiliar land

35 Tuesday, 3/24/15  Science Benchmarks Code: 00M- U09  Achieve 3000 when your benchmark is completed. Articles due this week: ○ The Magic of Oz ○ Hard Times ○ Let’s talk Money ○ How We Count America

36 Wednesday, 3/25/15  Come in and turn in your Summary for the notes from Monday, as well as, missing Underground Railroad Journals  Write down your homework: Summary answered for Important Leaders Notes from today Articles due this Friday: ○ The Magic of Oz ○ Hard Times ○ Let’s talk Money ○ How We Count America

37 Over the next few days we will…..  Identify key leaders of the Civil War.  Examine the significance of major Civil War Battles and how the war brought about new technologies using multiple sources both in print and electronically.

38 In order to identify key people….  We need to log-on to edmodo.com. On here I have placed two resources that you will use to complete your Cornell Notes on the most important leaders of the Civil War. Your Weekly 5 on Friday will be on these notes and are expected to be done before you leave. You may work with ONE person to complete your notes. Be sure to complete each section in it’s entirety. I will be walking around to help you. If we cannot handle partner work, we will have to work independently.

39 Thursday,  Please log-on to edmodo.com and find our assignment for today: “Battles of the Civil War.”  Write down your homework: Complete Civil War Battles notes through the year 1863.

40 Friday 3/27/15  Please log-on to edmodo.com and complete Weekly 5: 3/27. You may use your notes.  Turn in your Summary for Civil War Leaders Notes.  Write down Homework: Summary for Civil War Battles Notes Missing Achieve 3000 articles  Finish your Civil War Battles Notes independently and silently after you are done your Weekly 5.

41 Monday, 4/6/15  Kahoot Review  Homework: Civil War Battle Scramble

42 Tuesday, 4/7/15  Reconstruction, Humpty Dumpty like Reconstruction

43 Wednesday, 4/8/15  America the Story of US: Civil War

44 Thursday,  America the Story of Us: Civil War  Homework: Study Guide Achieve 3000 due tomorrow

45 Achieve Friday 4/10/15

46 Monday 4/13  Kahoot Review for Unit Test

47 Tuesday 4/14  Quiz on Civil War

48 Wednesday 4/15/15  Achieve 3000

49 Thursday 4/16/15  Field day

50 Friday,  Field trip to the Museum of History


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