• Agenda March 25- March 29 

    Monday- Rules and Expectations and Review the Causes of the Civil War. Introduce DBQ 

    Tuesday- Story of Us- Episode 4 with worksheet to fill out while you watch. 

    Wednesday- DBQ Background Essay and Document Analysis 

    Block Day- Complete Document Analysis and begin essay 






    Agenda March 11-March 14

    Monday- Read the Compromise of 1850 from pg. 542-545 in the text and answer the reading checks on pg. 543 and 545 and answer the 2 Analyze Historical Source questions on pg. 544. 

    Tuesday- Complete Edpuzzle in Google Classroom about Causes of the Civil War.  

    Wednesday- Examine other causes of the Civil War including John Brown, The Election of 1860, and the secession of the southern United States.

    Thursday- PBS/Make-up day. Last chance to turn in anything that is still eligible.





    Agenda March 04- March 08 

    Monday- Complete and present chart of your reform movement. 

    Tuesday- Review for assessment, make up day. 

    Wednesday-Unit 12 Assessment, introduction to Unit 13 

    Block Day- Watch “Roots- A History Revealed” and answer questions that pertain to the movie. Complete Edpuzzle about causes of the Civil War.  

    Homework- Do research and determine what two or more causes of the Civil War are. Summarize with at least 5 sentences what the causes were and include where you found your information. 

    Reform Movement PowerPoint




    February 18-22 

    Tuesday- Read 489-495 in Textbook (Module 15-Lesson 3) and answer the Biography question on p. 491, Reading Check on 492, Interpreting Map on 453, Reading Check on 494, Analyze Historical Sources on 494, Reading Check on 495, and answer question 1A on p. 495. 

    Wednesday- Kahoot and Quizizz review 

    Block Day- Assessment on Unit 9 and 10. Introduction to Reform movements (Unit 12). No Unit 11. 

    Homework- Summarize a current event in local, state, or national news in at least one paragraph (5 sentences).




    February 11-15 

    Turn in your National History Day research project!!!!

    Monday- Wrap up Industrial Revolution. Upload or turn in History Day Project in Google Classroom or to me. Make sure you have all current assignments turned in. 

    Tuesday- Introduction to slavery and the plantation economic system in the southern United States 

    Wednesday- Guided notes and discussion about slavery 

    Block Day- Edpuzzle in Google Classroom, Vocabulary from teacher website, and Review for assessment on the Industrial Revolution in the north and Slavery in the south on Quizizz in Google Classroom. 




    February 04-08 

    Monday- Gold Rush Lesson/ Complete Quizizz in Google Classroom by block day. 

    Tuesday- Introduction to the Industrial Revolution and working conditions 

    Wednesday- Transportation Revolution and more technological advancements  

    Block Day- Rotating Centers- Importance of early inventions 

    Research Project due February 7th and 8th 




    January 28- February 1 

    Monday- Start DBQ Hook Exercise and Background Essay 

    Tuesday- Analyze documents and answer document questions 

    Wednesday- Complete tasks from the previous two days and plan your essay 

    Blockday- Complete argumentative essay and work on your research project, if you need any more time to complete your DBQ you can do it for homework. 

    Research Project due February 7th and 8th




    January 22-25

    Tuesday- Read Module 11.1 (Trails out West) p.354-361.  

    Answer Reading Check p. 354, Interpreting Maps p. 355, Analyzing Historical Sources p. 357, Reading Check p. 358 and 359, Interpreting Maps p.360, and Reading Check p. 361.

    Wednesday- Finish questions from Tuesday, make-up assessments

    Block Day- Westward Expansion Guided notes and introduction to Mexican American War DBQ.



    January 14-18 

    Monday- Module 10.2 (Andrew Jackson’s Presidency) 

    Tuesday- Module 10.3 (Indian Removal) 

    Wednesday- Unit 7 Vocabulary, Review Monroe and Jackson 

    Block Day- Test on Monroe and Jackson (Unit 6.5 and 7) Module 9.1, 9.2, 10.1, 10.2, and 10.3 in the            e-textbook

    Introduction to Westward Expansion and Manifest Destiny 

    Edpuzzle due by blockday this week

     Videos for study purposes:

    Tariff of Abominations        

    Bank War

    Jackson's Inauguration

    Indian Removal


    January 03-11 

    Thursday (3rd) and Friday- (4th)- Welcome back!!! Review Rules and expectations. Bellwork and notebook maintenance. Important dates for the rest of the school year. Review of the first half of the year. Introduction to Monroe Doctrine and Citation for the upcoming project. 

    How to Cite Evidence PowerPoint


    Monday- Era of Good feelings and the Monroe Doctrine Activity (make-up work posted in room and in Google classroom, American System p.306-309, Missouri Compromise and Election of 1824 p.310-311. 


    Read p. 306-311 in textbook and answer the Reading Check question and the Interpreting Maps questions as you go. 7 questions in total.


    Tuesday- Finish any questions from Monday and Friday, then Read p.314-318 about American Culture. Create a piece of American Culture (drawing, painting, poem, song, etc.) If you do not want to create a piece of American Culture than write a summary about what American culture is and what it means to you. (At least 6 sentences for the summary)


    Wednesday- Review Era of Good Feelings and introduction into the Age of Jackson 


    Blockday- Jacksonian Democracy and the Andrew Jackson Presidency. Complete Edpuzzle assignment in Google Classroom.


    Checking Bellwork on the 4th and the 11th, also checking for unit 6 terms on the 11th for a classwork grade.

    Projects are due on January 31st and February 1st




    December 10- 17 

    Monday- Read pg. 288-291 Answering Questions 1(a and b), 2(a and b), and 3 (a and b). 

    Tuesday- Read pg. 292-294 and answer the questions on pg. 294 (1 a, b, and c- 2 a, b, and c, - and 3) 

    Wednesday- Complete Unit 6 Vocab continuedMake-up day and review for Jefferson and Madison Test 

    Block Day- Review, Make-up, and work on project for 3 quarter. 

    Homework- Make up any other homework you have missed, check your skyward and then check my agenda 

    Study Guide Highlighted



    Agenda for November 26-30

    CSMA This week on Tuesday or Wednesday

    Monday- Watch mini biographies about the first 3 presidents and list at least 3 challenges they faced and explain how they overcame them.




    Tuesday- Louisiana Purchase guided notes

    Wednesday- Marbury v. Madison group activity 

    Read “Supreme Court” p.272-274 and answer question 3 (a, b, and c) 

    Read “Violations of Neutrality” p. 282-284 answering the historical source and reading check questions om p. 284

    Block Day- Rotating Centers to review Unit 5

    Project Information

    Homework- Provide me with a paragraph summary about what you intend to complete your project on and how you are going to address the theme of "Triumph and Tragedy"



    Agenda for November 12-16 


    Makeup work- textbook questions p.267, 1-3 (a, b, and c) and Washington’s Ways graphic organizer 

    Homework- Make up any late project deadlines for partial credit, see previous agendas 

    Monday- Washington's farewell address, the election of 1800, and Jefferson’s inaugural address 

    Tuesday- Study Guide for Washington and Adams

    Wednesday- Review for quiz

    Block day- Washington and Adams quiz, Lesson on Jefferson as President

    Project Info                    Study Guide Answer Key

    Video for Washington

    Video for Adams






    Agenda for November 05-09 

    Homework- Provide 4 sources you plan to use for your project, two primary and two secondary. 

    If you need to access the project information see the previous week's agenda for the link!

    Monday- Midterm election ballot, Washington becomes president and questions 

    Tuesday- Hamilton's Financial Plan guided notes 

    Wednesday- Foreign and Domestic issues faced by Washington worksheet, farewell address 

    Block Day- Adams becomes president and the election of 1800 



    Agenda for October 29-November 2 


    Unit 4 Test on Block Day 

    Homework- Come up with a topic for the National History Day Project by Monday November 5th and decide what type of project you will complete: 






     Monday- National History Day Overview, Federalist Paper Primary Source, and Study Guide 

     Tuesday- Election Ballot overview, then Complete Study Guide  

    Wednesday- Review for Unit 4 Test 

    Block Day- Unit 4 Test, Introduction to Unit 5, guided notes, Edpuzzle

    National History Day Resources- Triumph and Tragedy

    NHD Description

    Sample Funneling Topics

    Blank Funneling Sheet



    Agenda for October 22-26 

    Monday- Northwest Territory and Shays’ Rebellion review. Analyze issues debated at the Constitutional Convention  

    Tuesday- We will analyze the ideas of the Federalists and Anti-Federalists about the Constitution 

    Wednesday- Make up day. Electronics Day. Half day. 

    Block Day- Bill of Rights review. Edpuzzle. Kahoot. 



    Agenda for 10/16----10/19 

    Tuesday- Review Physical Map, notebook maintenance, Articles of Confederation overview 

    Wednesday- Physical Map Quiz, Textbook work p.155 (Question 3 a, b, and c) and p.161-163 (Question 3 and 4, a and b) 

    Block Day- 4 Compromises of the Constitution. Analyzing the Compromises in the constitution. Vocab and notes. Newsela quiz. Review activity. 




    US History 10/08----10/12 

    Monday- World Quiz and Review 

    Tuesday- Unit 3 Test and Unit 4 introduction 

    Wednesday- Unit 4 Vocabulary, Articles of Confederation 

    Blockday- Edpuzzle, activity based on reaching compromise in the United States constitution. 




    US History 10/01---10/05 

    UNIT 3 TEST ON OCTOBER 9TH!!!!!!! 

    Monday- Westcoast Region Quiz, CSI packet update, timeline 

    Tuesday- Timeline, Common Sense Primary Source activity 

    Wednesday- Unit 3 Vocab, Battles of the American Revolution 

    Blockday- Wrap up and Review of Unit 3 

    CSI Packet due by October 3rd 

    Video Links: American Revolution https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlUiSBXQHCw&t=316s 

    Common Sense- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwJAaaglXsk

    Saratoga- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoExfycqz8Y

    All the information is in your notebook if you are keeping up with it.


    US History 09/24----09/28 

    Monday- Rocky Mountain Region Quiz- French and Indian War Notes. 

    Tuesday- American Revolution Timeline guided notes 

    Wednesday- Boston Massacre Propaganda activity 

    Blockday- Unit 3 vocab, Common Sense by Thomas Paine primary source, Patrick Henry Speech activity 

    Projected date for Unit 3 Test is October 4th and 5th 

    Salem Witch Trial CSI activity will be done as homework throughout the entire week. 

     Intro to American Revolution- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUtq025UwM0

    French and Indian War- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iup8xOR-nUw

    No Taxation without Representation- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZCiBjnxhOM

    Stamp Act- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9JJuVxtNOc

    Boston Massacre Memestory- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JI9ZvG8RuRI



    US History 09/17---09/21 


    Monday- Geography Quiz and finish notes for different economic practices in the colonies 

    Tuesday- Make ups, complete any unit notes and vocabulary, and review 

    Wednesday- Review 

    Block Day- Unit 2 Assessment

    Mr. Betts Reviewhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cf-qqCbHdyE   

    13 Colonies Songhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Do4Ryapg3eU

    13 Colonies Videos- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p47tZLJbdag

                                - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ScZh2-QLOE




    Agenda for September 04 -----September 07 

    Tuesday- Northeast Region Quiz, Make-up Southeast Region Quiz, Re-take online assessment for Unit 1 

    Wednesday- Introduction to Jamestown Colony, Fort worksheet in pairs 

    Blockday- Investigative activity including biography of Pocahontas and Primary Source from John Smith 





    Agenda US History 08/27-----08/31

    Monday- Southeast Region quiz. The first to explorers lead voyages around the world, Ferdinand Magellan and James Cook.  


    Tuesday- Log into eBook through your student portal and explore your student eBook. Example on the television as you go. Log into Google classroom and follow Google Classroom directions on my teacher website. Complete Quizizz review, you can attempt as many times as you want. 


    Wednesday- Students will review vocab and online resources briefly and then complete a Google Forms Assessment for a test grade. Then students will begin Unit 2 Vocabulary and then write a sentence using each vocab word correctly in a sentence. 


    Block day- Rotating Centers. 



    Agenda US History 08/20-----08/24

    Monday- CSMA (US History pre-test) 

    Tuesday- Students will analyze the different effects that European explorers will have and analyze primary sources from Christopher Columbus’s journal.  Journal Entry      

    Presi Presentation- https://prezi.com/zit6bxjlymc3/ch-1-the-world-before-the-opening-of-the-atlantic/

    Wednesday- Students will examine the effects of the conquistadors on the Aztecs and Incas and evaluate the overarching culture of how the Europeans viewed cultures that were different then their own. 

    Fall of Rome PowerPoint     Columbian Exchange PowerPoint

    Block day- Analyze an article from Newsela comparing the competition between the European nations that will begin colonizing North and South America