History Binder

Below is a list of everything that should currently be in your History Binder.  Remember, there should be a divider between every unit of study so that you can stay organized, and every unit Divider/Cover Sheet should be appropriately labeled with the title of that unit.

Unit 1: US History Norms & Routines

  1. Unit Cover Sheet
  2. Signed Syllabus
  3. DO NOW-September 14th
  4. Classwork: Ethical Dilemmas
  5. “Friend” Diagram (A, B, & C Blocks Only)
  6. DO NOW-September 16th
  7. Classwork: Megan Meier Story

Unit 2:  Why History?

  1. Unit Cover Page
  2. Classwork: Interview Sheet (TBA)
  3. DO NOW: September 21st
  4. Classwork: Connecting Experience to the Text
  5. Rough Draft: Unit 2 Essay
  6. DO NOW: September 22nd
  7. Classwork: Interpreting Christopher Columbus
  8. DO NOW: September 23rd
  9. Classwork: Why Study History?
  10. DO NOW: September 27th
  11. Grading Rubric: Unit 2 Essay & Instructions

Unit 3: “Discovering America”

  1. Unit 3 Cover Page
  2. DO NOW: September 30th
  3. Classwork: The Real Chris Colombus
  4. DO NOW: October 1st
  5. Classwork: The People V. Chris Colombus
  6. Classwork: Colombus Trial Preparation

Unit 4: The “New” World

  1. Do Now + Classwork: Connecting Experience to History (Oct 7th)
  2. Do Now (October 8th)
  3. Classwork: New World Vocabulary Words
  4. Do Now: October 12th
  5. Classwork: The Spanish in South America
  6. Do Now: October 14th
  7. Classwork: The Spanish in North America
  8. Do Now: October 15th
  9. Classwork: The French in North America
  10. Do Now: October 18th
  11. Classwork: The English in the New World (Jamestown)
  12. Do Now: October 19th (Map of the 13 Colonies)
  13. Classwork: The 13 Colonies Organizer
  14. Do Now: October 21st (True/False Statements)
  15. Classwork:  Life in the 13 Colonies
  16. Do Now: October 22nd (2 Maps of North America)
  17. Classwork: Challenges in New World & Cover Page

Unit 5: The American Revolution

  1. Do Now: November 2nd
  2. American Revolution Vocabulary
  3. Do Now: November 3rd
  4. CW: True Story to Kids Story
  5. Do Now: November 4th
  6. CW: The 13 Colonies & Britain before 1763
  7. Do Now: November 8th
  8. CW: Who gave colonists the idea to revolt?
  9. Do Now: November 9th
  10. CW: Connecting Experience to History
  11. CW: November 15th Causes of the American Revolution
  12. Do Now: November 16th
  13. CW: November 16th Causes of the Amer. Revolution (Boston Massacre, etc..)
  14. Do Now: November 17th + Classwork (First Continental Congress)
  15. Do Now: November 18th + Classwork (Common Sense)
  16. Do Now: November 19th + Classwork (Declaration of Independence)
  17. Do Now: November 22nd + Classwork (Map & Battles of the Revolution)
  18. Do Now: November 23rd +Classwork (Causes & Effects of American Revolution)

Unit 6: Creating The Constitution

  1. Do Now + Classwork: December 7th
  2. Dec 9th Do NOW + Unit 6 Vocabulary
  3. Dec 13th DO NOW + Weaknesses of the AOC (A-G)
  4. AOC Wordspell
  5. Dec 15th DO NOW + Classwork (Shay’s Rebellion)
  6. Dec 16th DO NOW + Video Notes on Constitutional Convention
  7. Dec 20th DO NOW + Classwork (Compromises @ The Convention)
  8. January 6th DO NOW + Top 10 Features of the Constitution

Unit 7:  America’s 1st 5 Presidents

  1. Do Now: January 28  “A” & “F” Presidents
  2. Unit 7 Vocabulary + Matrix
  3. George Washington: Term 1 Classwork
  4. Crack the Code: Fugitive Slave Act
  5. John Adams: Term 1 Classwork
  6. Primary Source: Alien & Sedition Acts
  7. Thomas Jefferson: Term 1 Classwork
  8. Crack the Code: Notes on The State of Virginia
  9. James Madison: Term 1 Classwork
  10. Crack The Code: Tecumseh’s “We Must Unite”
  11. James Monroe: Term 1 Classwork
  12. Crack The Code: Jefferson’s Letter To Monroe

Unit 8: Manifest Destiny

  1. March 3rd DO NOW
  2. Unit 8: Manifest Destiny Vocab
  3. March 4th DO NOW
  4. Manifest Destiny ESSAY Planner
  5. DO NOW: March 7th
  6. Classwork: Louisiana
  7. DO NOW: March 9th
  8. Classwork: Florida
  9. DO NOW: March 10th
  10. Classwork: Indian Removal Act
  11. DO NOW: March 14th:
  12. Classwork: Video Notes on Trail of Tears
  13. DO NOW: March 15th
  14. Classwork: Texas
  15. DO NOW: March 18th
  16. Classwork: Oregon
  17. DO NOW: March 21st
  18. Classwork: The US Mexico Tea Party
  19. DO NOW: March 22nd
  20. Classwork: Mexican American War Video Notes

Unit 9: Historical Facebook

  1. Unit 9 Vocabulary
  2. Historical Facebook Checklist

Unit 10: The American Civil War

  1. Unit 10 Vocabulary
  2. CSI: Instructions
  3. 4/28: Differences between the North & South
  4. 4/29: Crack the Code (William Drayton)
  5. 5/2: The Missouri Compromise
  6. 5/3: The Compromise of 1850
  7. 5/4: Uncle Tom’s Cabin & The Dred Scott Case
  8. 5/5: The Election of 1860 & John Brown’s Raid
  9. 5/6: CSI RUBRIC & Completion Steps

Unit 11: How did the Union Win the Civil War?

  1. 5/16 Do Now & Classwork: Civil War Graphs
  2. 5/17 Do Now & Classwork: Emancipation Proclamation
  3. 5/19 Do Now & Classwork: 4 Long Years of War
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