• Weekly Agenda December 9th and 16th

    Weekly Agenda December 9 and 16, 2019

    • Winter Break December 23rd to January 3rd
    • District Fall Post-test, Tuesday, December 17th
    • Homework: 15-20 minutes each day reviewing Units 1, 2 and 3 study guides

    Monday, December 9th: Video lecture Johnson’s Impeachment, video lecture Reconstruction Plans and Unit 2, part 2 study guide

    Tuesday, December 10th: Unit 2 part 2 test, finish video lectures from Monday and work on study guides.

    Wednesday, December 11th: Mini-Q Practice topic Reconstruction, lecture and guided notes The Compromise of 1877, If needed, retake of Unit 2 test (must score 59% or below)

    Thursday, December 12th: Mini-Q Practice topic Reconstruction, lecture Lincoln’s second inaugural address

    Friday, December 13th: President Grant video and guided worksheet, Last day for missing assignments. Early Release PLC 1:30 pm, rotation 1, 3, 4, 5, 2 (Lunch/AP), 6

    Monday, December 16th: Review of study guides, Units 1, 2 and 3

    Tuesday, December 17th: District Fall Post-test. This test covers the 1st semester, Units 1, 2 and 3. There are 30 questions worth 41 points. This will be an assessment score in the gradebook.

    Wednesday, December 18th and Thursday, December 19th: American Tail movie and guided worksheet. This movie covers immigration and industrialization, Unit 4

    Friday, December 20th: finish movie and review guided worksheet


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  • Weekly Agenda November 25th

    Weekly Agenda November 25, 2019


    *no school on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday


    Monday: The students will watch, listen and take notes on the video lecture, Lincoln’s Assassination. The students will select one of the 6 key figures of the Civil War as being the most significant. They will place a sticker on a chart (“consenseagram”) and on a post-it they will write why they chose the person they did. The students will read pages 497-504 in the text book. Class discussion/questions about the video lecture topic.


    Tuesday: Volunteer students will read some of the reasons (post-its) that students wrote for choosing the person they did on the “consenseagram”. The students will complete a guided worksheet while watching the History Channel’s series, The Presidents. The two presidents presented will be Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson.


    Wednesday/Thursday/Friday: No school, Thanksgiving Recess

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  • Weekly Agenda November 18th

    Weekly Agenda November 18, 2019

    *This Friday is an early release PLC day. (Rotation is 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 5)

    *Next week there is no school on Wed/Thurs/Friday, Thanksgiving Recess


    Monday/Tuesday: The students will be completing the video lectures that they started on Friday. The students will be working on an assignment learning to insert a timeline into a Google Slide presentation. The information on the timeline is about the contributions African Americans made to the Civil War. The second assignment the students will be answer questions based on 4 documents about the free and slave population is 1860. The is a pre-test for unit 3.

    Wednesday: Video lecture, Sherman’s March to the Sea.

    Thursday: Video lecture, Surrender at Appomattox Court House

    Friday: this class period will be used to make sure that the student have complete all the video lectures and assignments. There will be time to update their ISNs.

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  • Weekly Agenda November 11, 2019

    Weekly Agenda November 11, 2019

    Monday: No School Veteran’s Day

    Tuesday: Finish the Emancipation Proclamation worksheet and top hat organizer. If time allows, start the PBS documentary, “Lincoln @ Gettysburg”. The students will watch the documentary while completing a guided worksheet. After the documentary there will be a close read on the Gettysburg Address.

    Wednesday: Start/Finish the PBS documentary, “Lincoln @ Gettysburg”. Close read on the Gettysburg Address.

    Thursday and Friday: Video lectures; topics- African Americans and the Civil War (focus on the Massachusetts 54th), Women of the Civil War (focus on Clara Barton who started the Red Cross) and Technology of the Civil War (focus on the improvements and the types of injuries)

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  • Weekly Agenda November 4th, 2019

    Weekly Agenda, November 4th, 2019

    Thursday, Unit 2, part 1 test

    Friday, PLC early release, 1:30 pm

    Monday, November 11- No school Veteran’s Day


    In class: Finish Key people booklet, close read on the Emancipation Proclamation

    Homework: study guide


    In class: Review unit 2 PowerPoints, study guide, close read Emancipation Proclamation

    Homework: study guide


    In class: Study guide review, close read Emancipation Proclamation

    Homework: Study guide (check your answers with the Key on Canvas)


    In class: Unit 2 part 1 test, Battle Scrabble quiz and peer reviews


    In class: close read on the Gettysburg Address

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Weekly Lessons

  • On this page you will find text and files for the weekly agenda. 

    Each Monday the students are prompted to take out their agenda and copy what is on the board for the week.

    These weekly lesson/agenda file can be printed out to have on hand to suppliment what the students write in their agendas.

    I will post the weekly lesson/agenda text and file on Mondays. I will also send a weekly email with the agenda.


    *The agenda can be changed due to classroom pacing, fire drills and lockout drills.