2Table of Contents Assignment Page# Rules and Procedures 1 8th Grade SyllabusGrade SheetWarm UpsDo You Know History?American Revolution Pre-testAmerican Rev. Voc/Header SheetActivation Codes for SS BooksAnticipation Guide-French and Indian War 95 W’s of the French and Indian WarFrench and Indian War Flow ChartLaws of His Majesty-Reflections Questions `12Brainpop-French and Indian WarAmerican Revolution Vocabulary-Crossword Puzzle 14American Revolution Strengths& Weaknesses 15Road to Revolution WSAmerican Revolution Vocabulary QuizBattle Station PacketsThe Midnight Ride of Paul Revere Poem Packet19Warm Up QuizAmerican Revolution Who Am I? WSWarm Ups
5Grade Sheet 3 Assignment Grade American Rev. Voc. WS 1x BrainPop-French and Indian War 1xAmerican Revolution Vocabulary Quiz 2xAmerican Revolution Crossword Puzzle 1xWarm Up Quiz xBattle Station Packets 3xProgress Report x
6Warm Ups 1-20 4 8/27 1. How many times does a test count? 3x 2. How many days do you have to turn in an assignment late? Up to 28/30 3. What is the name of our guidance counselor who came to our class yesterday? Melanie Sigmon4. At where were the first shots of the American Revolution fired? Battle of Lexington9/4 5. What ended the French and Indian War? The Treaty of Paris6. Name the 2 countries that were fighting against each other in the French and Indian War. Great Britain and France9/ What are search warrants used to enter homes or businesses to search for smuggled goods called? Writs of assistance8. What is the colonial government body that made decisions for the 13 colonies during the American Revolution? Continental Congress9/10 9. What was the name of the organization formed to EXCHANGE INFORMATION about British policies and American resistance? Committees of Correspondence10. What was the last attempt to avoid war against England? Olive Branch Petition9/ What are surprise attacks by a small band of fighters called? guerilla warfare12. What are actions taken against your country called?treason
7Warm Ups Continued9/ What policy forced the colonists to feed and house the British troops? Quartering Act14. What policy prevented colonists from settling west beyond the Appalachian Mtns. in order to reduce conflicts between colonist and Native Americans? Proclamation of 17639/ Name (2) strengths of the British army.powerful navy, strong government, money supplies,well trained army, Native American allies,support of the loyalist16. Name (2) weaknesses of the British army.England was 3000 miles away, Unfamiliar battle fronts, lined infantry, weak military leaders, underestimated Continental army9/ Name (2) strengths of the Continental Army. Home Field advantage, Experienced officers,Support of French, Superior weapons and marksmanship ,Inspired Cause,George THE HOT Washington, Guerilla Warfare,18. Name (2) weaknesses of the Continental Army. Infant navy, untrained soldiers, shortage of food and ammunition, no central government9/ What percentage of Patriots in North Carolina supported the war? 5020. What were those called who opposed any violence for any reason? Pacifists
24Warm Ups10/ Who wrote the “Declaration of Independence”? Thomas Jefferson22. Whose ideas helped him to write the “Declaration of Independence”? John Locke and Rene Rouseau10/ Name the 5 delegates who were chosen to draft the Declaration of Independence. John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Robert Livingston, Roger Sherman24. What was the Olive Branch Petition? The colonies last attempt at peace10/8 25. Name the battle that was the turning point of the Revolutionary War. Battle of Saratoga26. Name the North Carolina battle that saw the militia defeat Cornwallis’ troops by using guerilla warfare. Battle of Kings Mountain
2624L 5 Themes of Geography Notes 1.Location-Where is it?A. Absolute Location-an exact location using latitude and longitude linesB. Relative Location-tells where a place is compared to other places2. Place-What is it like? ; Describes the physical and human characteristics of an area.3. Movement-How do people in one area relate to people in other areas? ;people, ideas, goods and information move from place to place4. Human Environment Interaction- How does the relationship between people and their natural surroundings influence the way people live?A. + influence: cleaning the environment, planting trees, reducing the use of fossil fuels, digging wellsB. – influence: air pollution, water pollution5.Region-What common characteristics does a certain area share? Examples of regions can include: cultural, physical features, language and religion.
2826L Longitude Longitude- imaginary lines that extend north and south Also called meridiansPrime Meridian- 0 degrees; it passes through Greenwich, EnglandMeasures distance east and west of the prime meridianLongitude lines meet at poles. (Banana)Lines of longitude are farthest apart at the equator. (Banana)Here one degree of longitude is equal to 70 miles and at the poles they may only be a few miles apart.360 degrees in a circle. Halfway around the earth from the Prime Meridian in either direction you will come to the 180 degrees meridian---the world famous dating site----the International Dateline,Mrs. Ruth says...Longitude lines go up and down but u measure them going around. (numbers are in middle of map or top and bottom)
3028L Warm Ups 41-609/ When is Constitution Day recognized each year? Sept. 1742. What is the Preamble? The beginning of the Constitution; gives the purpose of the Constitution9/ Name at least (3) reasons why people choose to live where they do. climate/weather, job, larger living space,44.What are (3) factors that have caused the world’s population to grow so rapidly? advances in medicine, cleaner environment, increase in food production9/ What continent is the most populated? Asia46.Define population. Total number of people who live in specific area9/ What is birth rate? Measures the number of births per 1,000 people per year48. What is death rate? Measures the number of deaths per 1,000 per year9/ Is the population of the world evenly distributed? no Why or why not?50. How do you figure the rate of natural increase? The death rate subtracted from birth rate
31Warm Ups R9/ Define demographer. Geographer who studies the characteristics of human population52. Why did your family decide to live where they do?9/ Name (2) items one may see in an urban area.54. Name (2) items one may see in a rural area.9/ Tom is moving to the US from Brazil to open a store in Chicago. Give at least 1 push and 1 pull factor for the move.56. Compare and contrast the two types of migration. Both involve moving; Internal migration involves moving within the same country and External involves leaving the country or continent to go to another10/ Name the (3) ways that migration effects people. Cultural, economic, political58. Name at least (2) pull factors that would attract someone to Catawba County.10/2 59.Name the most populated city in the US. New York City60. Name the most populated city in the world. Tokyo
33Geography of Population 31R Do you know how many people are in the world? 7 billionWhere do most people live? Asia, -India, and ChinaPopulation-the total number of people who live in a specified areaThe population did not reach one billion until 1804.Factors that are responsible for the population jumping six billion in 6 years.A. Food ProductionB. Birth Rate- measures the number of births per 1,000 people per year and Death Rate- measures the number of deaths per 1,000 people per yearC. Rate of Natural Increase -the death rate subtracted from the birth rate. This is the population growth that occurs from natural processes of birth and death.Asia, Africa, and South America all have a high rate of natural increase1. Why? Because farming is a major way of life in these regions and the families need more children to work on the farm.Europe and North America have a low rate of natural growth.Growth Problems -resources are limited and not enough housing, food and jobs
35Geography of Population-Cont.33R Population Density - the average number of people who live in a certain area; shows how crowded area isA. To find the population density - add up total number of people living in an area and divide by the total number of land they occupyB. Where people choose to live is partly effected by climate/weather, elevation, and resources.C. The average population density of the entire planet is 113 people per square mile. The population density in the United States is 80 people per square mile.Population DistributionA. Most people live in the Northern HemisphereB. 75% of earth is water, between 30 to 45% of earth is too hot , too cold, too wet or too dry for a large number of people to live.C. More people live on the edge of a continent than in the interior.Urban Area-cities and their suburbs; where most of the world’s population livesRural Area-farms and small villagesDemographer-geographer who studies the characteristics of human populationUrbanization - the process of development from small settlements to large onesWhat is the most populous city in the United States?What is the most populous city in the world?
3634L Why People Move NotesMigration- The process of relocating to a new areaImmigrant- person who leaves one country to settle in anotherPush Factors- reasons that cause people to leave an area; examples-lack of resources to support an entire group, change in climate, escape from war or persecution, forced removalPull Factors- reasons that attract people to another area; examples-availability of land, jobs, return to homeland,Both Push and Pull Factors can be environmental, economic, cultural and political.Refugee-person who flees a place to find safetyPersecution-cruel treatment on the basis of religion, race, ethnic group, nationality, political views, gender or class(2) Kinds of MigrationA. Internal-people move from one place to another within the same country; one who does this is known as a migrant1. Most Common Formsa. Moving from rural areas or small towns to citiesb. Moving from cities to suburbsB. External-moving to another continent or across a continent(3) Ways that Migration Affects PeopleA. Cultural-People bring their culture with them when they migrate to another area, and usually their culture mixes with culture of the people who already live there1. Culture- shared attitudes, knowledge and behaviors of a group;2. Diversity-having many different ways to think about or do something3. Discrimination- actions that might be hurtful to an individual or groupB. Economic-the arrival of a new group can help or hurt the region’s economy, and resourcesC. Political-the policies of a region can be affected by the arrival of a new group of people; the new group can be seen as unwanted or dangerous so the government may allow them to be treated badly in hopes that they will leave
4240L Resources and Economics Natural Resource- something found in nature that is needed or useful to humans ;Examples: forests, mineral deposits, fresh water(3) Types of ResourcesA. Renewable-those that nature can replace; examples-trees, plantsB. Unlimited- those that never run out; examples-sunlight, windC. Nonrenewable-cannot be easily replaced; examples-minerals and fuels like coal and oilEconomic System-different ways that people use resources to make and exchange goods(4) Types of Economic SystemsA. Command-one in which production of goods and services is decided by a central government; the government usually owns most of the resources and businesses that make the products or provide the services; also called planned economy; Burma, Cuba, Iran, Libya, North Korea, and Saudi ArabiaB. Market-when the production of goods and services is determined by the supply and the demand of consumers; also known as demand economy or capitalism; found in the US
43Resources and Economies 41R C. Mixed-a combination of command and market economies providesgoods and services; Canada, Japan, AustraliaD. Traditional-goods and services are traded, but money is rarelyexchanged; also called barter; oldest economic system; not used muchanymoreGross Domestic Product (GDP)- measures the total value of all the goods and services produced in a country in a year( 2) Categories of Countries Based on Economic DevelopmentA. Developing Countries- have low GDP, few economic activities, raise food or animals to survive, have little or no machinery or advanced technology to do work1. Specialize in raw materials or low cost itemsB. Developed Countries-have high GDP, many economic activities especially business and information growth of high-level technology, food grown on commercial farms, most people work in offices and factories1. Specialize in high level technology goods or servicesExports-products sold to other countriesImports-products or resources that come into a country
4442L Warm Ups 61-8010/ Name the (3) main types of resources. Renewable, non-renewable, unlimited62. Name the (4) types of economies. Command, market, traditional, mixed10/8 63.Using the map on p.74, name at least (5) non-renewable resources. Coal, natural gas, petroleum, uranium, bauxite, copper, gold, iron ore, silver64. What information is used to measure the development of a country? Use p.76 in book to help you answer question. The value of a country’s economy, health information, life expectancy, literacy10/ Which does not belong with anarchy? Rule by the people, rule by no one, no laws RULE BY THE PEOPLE66. Which does not belong with direct democracy? Rule by the people, led by a monarch, regular voting LED BY MONARCH10/ MONARCHY- Rule by One, Power inherited from family, Regular Elections REGULAR ELECTIONS68. OLIGARCHY- Rule by Few, Military or Religious or Family Power, Power Always Acquired by Force POWER ALWAYS ACQUIRED BY FORCE10/ Name one way that MONARCHY and DICTATORSHIP are alike. Both ruled by one person70. Name one way that MONARCHY and DICTATORSHIP are different. Dictatorship gained power by force and monarchy inherited power
45Warm Ups Cont. 43R10/ Government-Organization set up to make and enforce rules for a group of people72. Citizen-person who owes loyalty to a country and receives its protection10/23 73.Who is the Republican Presidential Candidate? Mitt Romney74. Who is the Democratic Presidential Candidate? Barack Obama10/ Want change, liberal, want higher taxes and are for gun control all describe which political party? Democrats76. Want to keep things as they are, conservatives, lower taxes and against gun control all describe which political party? Republicans10/ Who is currently the governor of NC? Beverly Perdue78. What city does the governor of NC live in? Raleigh10/ Name the person who is in charge of education in North Carolina. June Atkinson80. Name the NC representative of our area for the House of Representatives. Patrick Mc Henry
5148L American Revolution Table of Contents 2nd 9 Weeks Grade Sheet RHistory Mystery LCarolina Colony Questions RCarolina Colony Timeline LCh.7 S.1,2,3 Facts WS RAm. Rev. Voc. Decoder Puzzle(1-7) 54LAm. Rev. Voc. Decoder Puzzle(8-16)55RAm. Rev. Voc. WS LCh.8 S. 1&2 PPT. Notes p RCh. 8 S. 1&2 PPT.Notes p L5 W’s of the French and Indian War 59RFrench & Indian War;Who Am I? LCharacteristics of a Good Soldier REvolution of the Soldier PPT. Notes 62LQuiz-Evolution of the Soldier RAmerican Revolution Pre-test LBritish Taxes Spreadsheet RRoad to Independence WS L
52Table of Contents Contined What Do You Think? 67RStrengths and Weaknesses of British and Continental Army LCh.10 S. 1 and 2 WS R5 W’s of the American Revolution PPT. Notes LRegional Causes of the American Revolution PPT. Notes 71RQuiz-Strengths/Weaknesses of British and Continental Army LDVD Conflict Ignites WS 73RCh. 7 Crossword Puzzle 74LThe Patriot Questions RBattle Stations p.1and 2 76LBattle Stations p.3 and 4 77RBattle Stations p L
532nd 9 Weeks Grade Sheet 49R Lost Colony Webquest 3xs Brainpop -13 ColoniesColonies Test 3xsColonies NB 3xsCh. 7 S.1,2,3 WSStory of Us DVD NotesQuiz- Evolution of the Soldier 2xsQuiz-Strengths & Weaknesses of the British And Continental Army 2xsCh. 10 S. 1 and 2 WSCh. 7 Crossword PuzzleBattlestations 3xs
71What Do You Think? 67R Explain how war effects a country. Do you feel the Revolutionary War was inevitable? Can war be prevented? How could the Revolutionary War have been prevented? Explain.Write ½ page.
72Strengths and Weaknesses of the British and Continental Army
74Democracy & Gov. Table of Contents 80L 3rd Weeks Grades RGovernment Pre-test LWho’s In Charge? PPT.Notes 83RFlags of Gov LPros and Cons Chart-Types of Gov. 85REssay-Is Democracy the Best Form OfGov. ? LNaturalization Quiz RJournal Entry LGov. Voc. WS RCh.11 Sect 1 PPT. Notes LBrainpop-DOI RJFMS Structure L5 W’s of Constitutional Convention 93RJFMS Consttuitional Convention LQuiz-Gov. Voc RCh. 11 Sect. 2 WS LRestructure of JFMS Gov RPolitical Parties Questionaire L
753rd 9 Weeks Grades 81R Brain pop-DOI 1x Gov. Voc. Quiz 2xs American Revolution NB 3xsBrain pop-DOI 1xGov. Voc. Quiz 2xsPreamble Quiz 2xsHow Bill Becomes Law Quiz 2xsBrainpop-Bill of Rights 1x
76Table Of Contents Understanding the Preamble 99R Rewrite the Preamble LConstitution-Article 1 WS RHow Bill Becomes Law Notes 102LConstitution-Article 2 WS RConstitution-Article 3 WS LQuiz-Preamble RConstitution-Article 4,5,6,7 WS 106LQuiz-How Bill Becomes a Law 107RBill of Rights PPT. Notes LBrain pop-Bill of Rights RJournal Entry-Bill of Rights L
8388L Journal EntryTake a few minutes to write about a time in your life when you were able to do something independently for the first time. Describe what you did, how you felt about it, and how it affected the people on whom you were dependent. Did this independence bring more freedom into your life. Write 1 full page.
105110L Journal – Bill of Rights Which of the Amendments in the Bill of Rights do you think is the most important? Why? 1 full page
106Political and Social Reform Table of Contents 112L 3rd/4th 9 Weeks Grade Sheet 113RCh. 11 Section 3 WS LAnticipation Guide: War of R5 W’s of the War of LThe Rip Van Winkle State RThe Rip Van Winkle State LArchibald Murphey’s Plan RNC Constitution of LItems to Take Out West R
107Table of Contents Cont. Top Inventions of All Time 1/2 pg. 122L Early American Inventions WS RReformers of NC LImpact of Railroad on NC RCauses & Effects of Mexican-American War 126LGold Rush in NC RHaiku Poems-Gold Rush and Railroad 128LAntebellum/Civil War Pre-test RBrainpop-Lewis and Clark LAntebellum/Civil War Vocabulary RCivil War Narratives L5 Senses of Slavery RAntebellum Scavenger Hunt p.1 & LAntebellum Scavenger Hunt p R5 W’s of the Civil War LStrengths and Weaknesses Of Union and Confederacy 137RCivil War Map L
108Table of Contents Civil War Weapons 139R Civil War Generals-U 140L Civil War Generals-U RCivil War Generals-C LCivil War Generals-C RAntebellum/Civil War Voc. Quiz 144L
1093rd 9 Week GradeSheet 113R American Rev. NB 3xs Brainpop-DOI 1x Gov. Voc. Quiz 2xsPreamble Quiz 2xsHow a Bill Becomes A Law Quiz 2xsDemocracy/Gov. NB 3xsYoutube-First Invasion War of xBrainpop-Bill of Rights 1xBrainpop-Lewis and Clark 1x4th 9 WeeksHolocaust Webquest 3xsAntebellum Scavenger Hunt 2xsAntebellum/Civil War Voc. WS 1xAntebellum/Civil War Voc. Quiz 2xsCivil War Battles Simulation 3xs
113The Rip Van Winkle State 117R What is emigration?Why were so many North Carolinians headed out of the state?Name two famous people who moved out of NC during this time period.
114118L The Rip Van Winkle State-2 When was population growth slowest in NC?When was it the fastest?Did free and slave population grow at the same rate, or were there differences? Why might this be?What goals did Gov. William Miller have for NC during his term?What were the goals of the Assembly 17 years later?SOME OF THESE MAY BE ON PAGE 117! NOTE TO SELF!!!
115Archibald Murphey’s Plan119R What kinds of improvements did Murphey propose for NC?
116120L NC Constitution of 1835What changes were made to the NC Constitution to make it better?Were there changes made that were not for the better? If so, what were they?
117Items to Take Out West 121R If you were chosen to travel west in 1808, what would be the five most important items you take with you on the trip? Explain each choice and why.Item #1Why?Item #2Item #3Item # 4Item #5
118122L Top Inventions of All Time Name the top 5 inventions of all time and tell why. ½ page
120124L Reformers of NCIdentify the following reformers of NC.(Tell me what they did that was important) Skip 2 lines between each. May use computer if want to.1.Edward Bishop Dudley(p.301)2.James K. Polk (p.304-War with Mexico box)3.Dorothea Dix (p.307)4.William Holden (p.308)5.David S. Reid (p.308 and 309)6.Calvin H. Wiley(p.310)
121Impact of Railroad on NC 125R Write 10 facts about the importance of the railroad system in NC. Don’t use obvious ones. Use ones that are important .Use p.301 to top of p.305May use computer if want to.
122126LCauses and Effects of Mexican-American War Make two columns—Causes and Effects. Use the Mexican War PPT. to find causes and effects and put in appropriate column.
123Gold Rush in NC 127RList 5 facts using the information on pages 305 to top of p. 306
124128L Haiku Poems-Gold Rush and Railroad Write a haiku poem for each topic1. Gold Rush in NC2. Railroad in NCFollow the format of the haikuHaiku is a form of Japanese poetry.3 lines totaling 17 syllablesSubjects are usually about nature and seasons.YOURS DOES NOT HAVE TO BE.Lines should not rhyme.Line 1: 5 syllablesLine 2: 7 syllablesLine 3: 5 syllablesEXAMPLE:Summer windstorms blow syllablesHot dry sand in the desert syllablesNature’s wasteland plain syllables