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WELCOME TO MR. LANG’S CLASS EASTVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL U.S. HISTORY

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3 WELCOME TO MR. LANG’S CLASS EASTVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL U.S. HISTORY

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5 ORDER OF STUDY EXPLORATION & DISCOVERY OF NORTH AMERICA

6 ORDER OF STUDY COLONIZATION OF NORTH AMERICA

7 ORDER OF STUDY ROAD TO REVOLUTION

8 ORDER OF STUDY AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR

9 ORDER OF STUDY POLITICAL STRUCTURE & DEVELOPMENT: U.S. CONSTITUTION

10 ORDER OF STUDY WESTWARD EXPANSION

11 ORDER OF STUDY PRE CIVIL WAR

12 ORDER OF STUDY AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

13 1. Attendance: Students are required to attend class daily and be on time COURSE REQUIREMENTS 2. Participation: Each student is expected to actively participate 3. Daily Class Work: a. All class work must be turned in neat and complete (full heading & title) b. All assignments are due on a specific date c. Unexcused late work earns partial credit (Accepted up until the last week of each Quarter) d. It is the responsibility of the student to find out what was missed e. Grades are posted in the room (missing assignments can be found online) 4. Preparation: Come to class fully prepared each and every day

14 HOMEWORK: HOMEWORK & GRADES You can expect homework to be assigned during the week - often on a daily basis GRADES: Grades are kept online using Infinite Campus Honesty and integrity are required... cheating and dishonesty will not be tolerated

15 SPIRAL FOR NOTETAKING CLASS MATERIALS PENCILS or PENS (black or blue in only please) ASSIGNMENT BOOK COLORS HIGHLIGHTER? POCKET FOLDER? INDEX CARDS (For Constitution Unit)

16 WHAT YOU NEED FOR CLASS EVERY SINGLE DAY NO MATTER WHAT: CLASS MATERIALS SPIRAL ASMT BK SOMETHING TO WRITE WITH

17 TEXTBOOK You DO NOT need to bring your textbook unless specifically told that you will need it

18 WHY DO SO MANY PEOPLE HATE HISTORY? It doesn’t have to be boring, consider the following…

19 Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846 John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946

20 Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860 John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960

21 Both were concerned with civil rights

22 Both of their wives lost their children while living in the White House

23 Both Presidents were shot on a Friday

24 Both Presidents were shot in the head

25 Lincoln's secretary was named Kennedy Kennedy's secretary was named Lincoln

26 Both were assassinated by Southerners

27 Both were succeeded by Southerners named Johnson

28 Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808 Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908

29 There are 13 letters in the names Andrew Johnson and Lyndon Johnson

30 John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was born in 1839 Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in 1939

31 Both assassins were known by their three names

32 Both names are composed of fifteen letters

33 Lincoln was shot at the theater named 'Ford' Kennedy was shot in a car called ' Lincoln ' made by 'Ford'

34 Lincoln was shot in a theater and his assassin ran and hid in a warehouse Kennedy was shot from a warehouse and his assassin ran and hid in a theater

35 Booth and Oswald were both killed before they could stand trial

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37 Be here prepared and on time HOW TO BE SUCCESSFUL Take notes, learn HOW to take good notes Study and review your notes to remember the information ACTUALLY read when given assignments to read Pay attention to the details Get organized Study, learn HOW to study Ask questions and ask for help if you need it

38 HAVE A GREAT YEAR! EASTVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL


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