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History

History will be twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday. This year we will explore US History using a variety of learning materials. You will watch videos, read lessons, and complete project based learning assignments. 

Day 1:

  • First day of school
  • Set up classroom, decorate and discuss goals.

Day 2:

Day 3:

  • no lesson for the day

Day 4:

Today, we will begin our journey of the US from 1491-1607. Our studies begin by learning about the culture of Indians in the Southwest, West, Northeast, Southeast and Plains. We will then journey through the Native American society, Precolonization in Europe, Euroipean societies, African societies and slave trade. Okay, fasten your seatbealt, let's begin our trip!cool

  • Lesson: Period 1: 1491-1607: Before Contact
  • Do:
  • History journal: 
    • Write a summary of what the video was about.
    • Draw a picture of what you learned.

Day 5:

  • no lesson for the day

Day 6:

  • Lesson: Period 1: 1490-1607
  • Do:
  • History journal:
    • Use the reading to define or describe this vocabulary:
      • Three main groups of pueblo
      • Ancestral pueblo
      • Chaco canyon
      • hogans
      • band
    • Answer "What do you think" questions

Day 7: 

  • no lesson for the day

Day 8:

  • no lesson for the day

Day 9:

  • Lesson: Period 1: 1490-1607
  • Do:
  • History journal:
    • Use the reading to define or describe this vocabulary:
      • natural resources
      • harpoons
      • wikiups
      • tribelets
    • Answer "What do you think" questions

Day 10:

  • no lesson for the day

Day 11: NO SCHOOL

Day 12: NO SCHOOL

Day 13:

  • no lesson for the day

Day 14:

  • Lesson: Period 1: 1490-1607
  • Do:
  • History journal:
    • Use the reading to define or describe this vocabulary:
      • Hopewillian period
      • "three sisters"
      • cash crops
      • Hochelaga
      • longhouses
      • Great league of peace
      • Iroquois confederacy
    • Answer "What do you think" questions

Day 15:

  • no lesson for the day

Day 16:

  • Lesson: Period 1: 1490-1607
  • Do:
  • History journal:
    • Use the reading to define or describe this vocabulary:
      • Five civilzed tribes
      • Mississipian culture
      • mound societies
      • Cahokia
      • Poverty point
      • chiefdoms
    • Answer "What do you think" questions

Day 17:

  • no lesson for the day

Day 18:

  • no lesson for the day

Day 19:

  • Lesson: Period 1: 1490-1607
  • Do:
  • History journal:
    • Use the reading to define or describe this vocabulary:
      • Clovis points
      • Hernan Cortes
      • earth lodges
      • bull boats
      • band
      • Sun dance
      • egalitarian
    • Answer "What do you think" questions

Day 20:

no lesson for the day

Day 21:

  • Lesson: Period 1: 1490-1607
  • Do:
    • Read: Review lessons 1-6
    • Complete: Quiz
  • History journal:
    • Review notes and vocabulary words

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