Monday, August 31, 2020

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. In about two paragraphs, write whether you think America is a:
      • Melting Pot--All mix in and come out the same
      • Beef Stew--Still have separate ingredients, but "flavors" mix
      • Salad--All parts remain separate, with all that unites them is the "dressing" of being American
      Include examples from either your own life or things you have observed, or examples from the country's history.

  2. Chinese Exclusion Act and Today
    Watch the video, read the article, and answer the analysis questions (Google Classroom)

  3. Urban Problems
    Watch the EdPuzzle presentation, answer the appropriate questions within, and take notes, either in the Google Doc or on your own

Thursday, August 27, 2020

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. What effect did advances in paper, printing, and photography have on publishing and journalism?
    2. How did advertising, brand name products, and mail order catalogs change the way Americans shopped?

  2. Welcome or Restrict Immigrants?
    Read the Los Angeles Times article and respond to the question (Google Classroom)

  3. New Immigrants
    Watch the EdPuzzle presentation, answer the appropriate questions within, and take notes, either in the Google Doc or on your own

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. How did railroads help to create a national economy?
    2. What was the difference between vertical integration and horizontal integration?

  2. Robber Barons Political Cartoon Analysis
    Using the zoom-out cartoons in class, complete the B.A.S.I.C analysis worksheet (Google Classroom)

  3. Science and Urban Life
    Watch the EdPuzzle presentation, answer the appropriate questions within, and take notes, either in the Google Doc or on your own

Friday, August 21, 2020

  1. Finish American?
    Using your opinions and the video, answer the questions (Google Classroom)

  2. Big Business
    Follow along with the Pear Deck presentation and take notes, either in the Google Doc or on your own

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

  1. Share and Review Iconic Images

  2. Finish We the People Video
    Watch the video and answer the questions (Google Classroom)

  3. American?
    Using your opinions and the video, answer the questions (Google Classroom)

  4. Begin work on Industrialization Unit Essential Questions (Google Classroom) (Homework--Due the day of the unit test)

  5. Parent/Guardian Contact Sheet (Homework--Due Friday)
    Show syllabus to parent(s)/guardian(s) fill out the Contact Sheet using Kami (Google Classroom)

Monday, August 17, 2020

  1. Class Information
    Review syllabus and course description

  2. Student Survey
    Answer questions

  3. Get to Know You Activity
    Use Flipgrid (linked from Google Classroom) to share a video answering the questions, and record a short video response for at least 5 of your classmates

  4. Iconic Images of American History
    After viewing the presentation of images, find online an image that you find powerful (from American history, world history, your own life, anything), and paste that image and answer the questions (Google Classroom)

  5. Parent/Guardian Contact Sheet (Homework--Due by Wednesday)
    Show syllabus to parent(s)/guardian(s) fill out the Contact Sheet using Kami (Google Classroom)