UNIT 4

Period 5 (1844-1877)


November 10/11

*Unit 3 Exam completed. Huzzah!

Information & Assignment Materials for Unit 4:

REMINDERS:

  1. Reading assignments are no longer due each class period — They are due the day of the Unit 2 Exam (see calendar above)
  2. There will still be reading quizzes each class period and therefore you need to be keeping up on the reading to do well on those assignments
  3. On the assignments you no longer need to always incorporate ID Terms in your answers (though most of the questions lend themselves to include them depending on the question)
    1. There will be an Identification Quiz at the end of the Unit. This is both to see if you are learning the IDs and to aid in you in studying for the Unit 2 Exam.

November 14/15

Chapter 17 Reading Quiz!

LESSON:

  • Manifest Destiny:
    • Analyzed the following painting look for what objects and symbols we saw, analyzing how it connects to Manifest Destiny, and what is the overall message or idea being portrayed:

Gast American Progress Manifest Destiny painting

  • **EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY!!: (come one, come all!)
    • Read the following article:
    • Annotate the article and on a separate piece of paper, write two connections (1 paragraph each) about how this article connects to Manifest Destiny
      • Do you notice any major similarities between the 1800s concept of Manifest Destiny and the type the article discusses? Differences? Why significant? Etc.
    • DUE: Next time!
  • Mexican-American War:
    • Watched the following background video to refresh our memories:
    • Participated in a Mexican-American War Speed Dating Activity: **All materials for this are with Ms. Whiting  in class (not available electronically)
      • Each student was given a profile of a person involved in thee Mexican-American War and become familiar the person they are role playing as
      • Class split into two groups into partners
      • Partners get to know each other as the people they are role playing in order to answer the speed dating questions (give to them in class)
      • Only 3 minutes per round and then partners switch to be introduced to a new figure from the Mexican-American War
  • DUE NEXT TIME:
    • Extra Credit Opportunity (see above)
    • Chapter 18 Reading Quiz

November 16/17

Chapter 18 Reading Quiz!

  • Extra Credit DUE: Instagram vs. Manifest Destiny Article and Connections Due (for Materials, see November 14/15)
    • Class discussion/overview of the article and what connections can be made between modern forms of Manifest Destiny and the original concept from the 1800s
  • CHAPTER 18 LECTURE:
    • Watched the following video in class: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCnXF1OKEFg 
      • Paused the video throughout in order to have a class discussion and clarify points
      • *Strongly recommend taking notes on the video for the purpose of understanding events that are leading to the strengthening of sectional divisions before the civil war
  • Five Minute Outline: Compromises before the Civil War 1800-1860
    • Students worked in partners in order to brainstorm ideas to answer the worksheet’s prompt
      • Discussed as a class what the Questions if asking
      • Students give time in class to brainstorm ideas with partners
      • Introductory Paragraph with Thesis (located at bottom of worksheet) DUE NEXT TIME
  • DUE NEXT TIME:
    • Chapter 19 Reading Quiz
    • Five Minute Outline: Compromises before the Civil War 1800-1860

November 18/21

Chapter 19 Reading Quiz

1. Five Minute Outline: Compromises before the Civil War 1800-1860 DUE: Went over these in partners and gave feedback as to what was done well and what could be improved. Turned into basket.

2. **MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT FOR A-DAY STUDENTS ONLY**: The calendar has been CHANGED! Click on the following link to receive of those updates (Chapter 20 quiz is no longer on the 29th after the break, it is next time on November 22nd!!)                                                                    Unit 4 Calendar MODIFIED

3. Handed out the following worksheets:

  • Civil War Battles Chart (NOT homework, just something to help with studying)
  • North vs. South: Advantages and Disadvantages
    • **EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY!!: (come one, come all!)
      • Use the chart above while reading Chapters 20-22 respectively to outline advantages/disadvantages of the North and South (Chapter 20 lesson will help with this as well)
      • DUE: Day of the Unit 4 Exam

4. What contributed to the Civil War the most?

  • Students were put into small groups and assigned the following items/events:
    • Fugitive Slave Act 1850
    • Kansas-Nebraska Act 1854
    • Dred Scott vs. Stanford 1857
    • John Brown and Harper’s Ferry
    • Election of 1860
  • In these groups, students received a poster which they outlined the following:
    • What is this event/term and what happened? (Briefly explain)
    • Why did it contribute the most to the Civil War? Think of specific reasons.
    • **Students do not necessarily need to think their item is the most contributing factor but are practicing being able to defend their point well
  • After being given time to do this, students then were given the opportunity to present their posters to the class to try and convince them that their event/item contributed to the Civil War the most
  • The class then had the opportunity to present possible counterclaims to question why the other events/items in the room do not contribute the most
  • Students are then given the change to switch sides or affiliations to a different term/event that they think contributed to the Civil War the most and are then asked to explain why they switched sides — what convinced them to change

DUE NEXT TIME:


November 22nd — A-DAY

Chapter 20 Reading Quiz

1. Handed out the “Lincoln Thanksgiving Proclamation”: This is NOT homework (just for fun knowledge and learning!) — Lincoln was not just the “Civil War President.” He was also the president the first introduced the day of Thanksgiving. It would be later that President Franklin D. Roosevelt would create the National Holiday. Note that this was given at the height and midst of the Civil War. This proclamation may help bring perspective and greater importance to this upcoming Thanksgiving holiday as to what Thanksgiving was back then, what it is now, and what it could be.

2. NORTH VS. SOUTH WEB ACTIVITY:

  • Passed out the “North vs. South Interactive” Worksheet
  • Students went down to the Computer Lab or used Laptops in class to fill out the interactive worksheet above (follow the directions on the worksheet and it should be fairly self explanatory)
    • Students were allowed to work with people in the class to help one another fill out the worksheet
  • This worksheet is due next time!!
    • If they not finished in class, it is homework

DUE NEXT TIME FOR A-DAY:


November 23-25 — NO SCHOOL!

Thanksgiving


November 28th — B-DAY                   November 29th — A-DAY

DBQ WRITING SEMINAR DAY!

  1. Went over the DBQ rubric and what is required in class
  2. Looked at DBQ Prompt and brainstormed in partners possible outside information that could be used to respond to the prompt
  3. Partners were assigned 2 of the documents in the DBQ packet to analyze together in class on the H.I.P.P.O document analysis worksheet (previously referred to as P.H.I.A. in class)

**HOMEWORK: Students are now to respond the the prompt given in class on their own and write a DBQ essay!

  • It must be TYPED and printed or e-mailed to Ms. Whiting on the following Due Date:
    • A-Day: Wednesday, December 7th
    • B-Day: Tuesday, December 6th

**All materials for the DBQ Writing Seminar and Homework DBQ Writing Assignment are NOT available electronically due to copyright laws and must be picked up in class from Ms. Whiting” — If there are extenuating circumstances, e-mail Ms.Whiting and copies can be sent via e-mail**

DUE NEXT TIME:


November 30th — B-DAY

Chapter 20 Reading Quiz

NORTH VS. SOUTH WEB ACTIVITY:

  • Passed out the “North vs. South Interactive” Worksheet
  • Students went down to the Computer Lab or used Laptops in class to fill out the interactive worksheet above (follow the directions on the worksheet and it should be fairly self explanatory)
    • Students were allowed to work with people in the class to help one another fill out the worksheet
  • This worksheet is due next time!!
    • If they not finished in class, it is homework

DUE NEXT TIME FOR B-DAY:


December 1/2

Chapter 21 Reading Quiz

***MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT***: The calendar has been CHANGED! Click on the following link to receive of those updates The Unit 4 Exam has been pushed back a day but all other assignments remain the same. Please look at the following link for the updated calendar):  ⇒    Unit 4 UPDATED Calendar

Civil War Lesson Part 1:

  • Went over the North vs. South Web Activity which assisted in filling out the North vs. South: Advantages and Disadvantages extra credit handout
  • Began to discuss the life of the soldiers, the importance of the Boarder States, and the events at Fort Sumter

DUE NEXT TIME:

  • Chapter 22 Reading Quiz
  • Extra Credit Due day of Unit 4 Exam: North vs. South: Advantages and Disadvantages
  • DO NOT FORGET: DBQ Essay!! It must be TYPED and printed or e-mailed to Ms. Whiting on the following Due Date:
    • A-Day: Wednesday, December 7th
    • B-Day: Tuesday, December 6th

December 5/6

>> B-DAY: **DBQ is DUE!!!** Printed or e-mailed to Ms. Whiting <<

  1. Chapter 22 Reading Quiz
  2. **EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY!!: (come one, come all!): Watch the movie Lincoln (2012) with Daniel Day Lewis. It is available either for a small fee on Itunes, Amazon, or Comcast. I recommend you get in groups to watch it over the weekend. Attached below are questions to answer while watching the film.
    1. Lincoln Film Questions
    2. This is due on the day of our Unit 4 Exam (A-Day: Dec. 13th, B-Day: Dec. 14th)
  3. Lesson Today:
    1. Went over Civil War, particularly key battles in the civil war and the leading events up to that point
    2. Read the Gettysburg Address, discussed its significance, and looked at sources that show the reactions of the American People to the speech (whether favorable or unfavorable)
      1. Gettysburg Address
      2. Reactions to the Gettysburg Address
  4. NEXT CLASS:
    1. Presidents Quiz
    2. Unit 4 ID Quiz
    3. A-Day: **DBQ DUE**

December 7/8 

>> A-DAY: **DBQ is DUE!!!** Printed or e-mailed to Ms. Whiting <<

Today in Class:

  1. Presidents Quiz
  2. Unit 4 ID Quiz
  3. **Passed out Unit 4 Test Review Packet (Not available electronically, get from APUSH filing cabinet)

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December 7th: 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

CBS News: Remembering Pearl Harbor: 75th Anniversary

CBS News: How FDR Responded to the Day of Infamy

Image result for pearl harbor


December 9/12

No Reading Quiz Today 🙂

  1. Went over key battles of the Civil War in groups and presented to the class the what, where, and when and the significance of each battle
    1. First Battle of Bull Run
    2. Antietam (Second Battle of Bull Run)
    3. Fredericksburg
    4. Vicksburg
    5. Gettysburg
    6. Sherman’s March to the Sea
  2. Reconstruction
    1. Watched the following video while pausing throughout to explain and discuss
      1. APUSH Chapter 22 Reconstruction Video Notes
  3. UNIT 4 EXAM NEXT TIME
    1. The following items are due next time:
      1. North vs. South Interactive Website Activity Worksheet
      2. Unit 4 Reading Guide
      3. Extra Credit:
        1. Advantages and Disadvantages of the North and South Chart
        2. Lincoln film Questions

December 13/14

  1. **UNIT 4 EXAM!!!**
  2. The following items are due today:
    1. North vs. South Interactive Website Activity Worksheet
    2. Unit 4 Reading Guide
    3. Extra Credit:
      1. Advantages and Disadvantages of the North and South Chart
      2. Lincoln film Questions
  3. Introduction to Unit 5

**FOR UPCOMING UNIT 5 MATERIALS: Click the following link OR go back to the APUSH menu and click “UNIT 5: Period 6”

Unit 5: Period 6 (1865-1898) Daily Outlines and Materials