Weekly Schedule

Essential Question: Were the colonists justified in declaring independence from the British?

(GC = Assignment is in Google Classroom)

12. 4.17 - 12.8.17

Monday
Work time: MELCon Rough Draft or Current Event research

Tuesday
Revolutionary War Notes: Lord Dunmore's Proclamation (slides 2 - 4)

Work time: MELCon Rough Draft writing and editing
    Discuss Self-editing expectations (handout available in class)

Wednesday
Revolutionary War Notes: Battle of Brooklyn (slide 5 & Washington's letter on Newsela)

Work time: MELCon Rough Draft writing and editing
    Bibliography and in-text citation discussion 

Thursday
African American soldiers in the Revolutionary War (Newsela)
    Read the directions carefully before you begin for annotation expectations
    Complete writing prompt--do not do quiz questions
 
Friday
    Battle of Trenton (slides 6 - 11)
    
MELCon Due Today by midnight
    Include Bibliography
    Turn in to Google Classroom



11.27.17 - 12.1.17

Monday
Work time: MELCon Outline for the essential question

Tuesday
Work time: MELCon Outline for the essential question

Wednesday
Work time: MELCon Outline for the essential question

Bibliography and in-text citation discussion 

Done early? See Newsela for reading assignment "Why Latin America Wanted Independence from Spain."
    -Respond to quiz questions and the writing prompt

Thursday
MELCon rough draft writing time

Friday


11.20.17 - 11.21.17

Monday
-Work Declaration of Independence assignment (GC) from Thursday
-Continue working on MELCon Outline (GC) for the essential question
    Notes from board:
        Main Idea
        Evidence
        Link to Explain

Tuesday
-Finish Declaration of Independence assignment/MELCon Outline
-JA, if time
Make up Current Events Cozy Conversation at lunch 

Wednesday - Friday
No School
Happy Turkey Day!!!



11.13.17 - 11.17.17
Monday
Primary source evidence gathering
Outline organizer time (GC)

Tuesday
Discuss MELCon: 
    upcoming primary source evidence
    using images as primary source evidence
JA: Building toward independence

Wednesday
Causes of the Rev Quizipoo #2 (GC)
"Too Late to Apologize" Video

Thursday
Declaration of Independence 


Friday
Current Event Cozy Conversation: Opioid Epidemic (GC--Current Events tab)





11.6.17 - 11.10.17

Monday
-John Adams clip--Second Continental Congress, Olive Branch petition to the king (11:50 - 21:34)
-POGIL #2  (in Google Classroom)


Tuesday
-Introduce Current Event: Opioid Crisis (Current Events tab to the left)
-POGIL #2

Wednesday
-5 Observations and 1 inference of the image to the Left
-Battle of Bunker Hill
-John Adams clip--Battle of Bunker Hill, Second Continental Congress, continued
-Work on POGIL #2


Thursday
-POGIL #2 (Due at end of day)


Friday
-Fun Run Day

-Work on History page in SLC if done with POGIL #2








10.30.17 - 11.3.17


Monday
Finishing touches to POGIL #1 (modified version) (GC)
Create a Quizlet for Causes Quizipoo #1


Tuesday
Causes Quizipoo #1
Exit Slip: In your notebook, write three questions from the reading as if you were the teacher checking for comprehension. Then give complete answers to those questions.


Wednesday
JA: Lexington and Concord scene


Thursday
Continue POGIL #2
JA: Siege of Boston


Friday
Finish POGIL #2




10..17 - 10..17

Monday
Introduction to POGIL #1 (modified version)
    Get into teams
    Get into roles 
    Get into the investigation


Tuesday
Continue POGIL #1
Board notes for mini-MEL at end of POGIL #1

Wednesday
Continue POGIL #1
Review for quizipoo, tomorrow

Thursday
Finish POGIL #1
Quizipoo--moved to next week 

Friday
No School :(



10.9.17 - 10.13.17

Monday
Boston Massacre verdict
Liberty Tree reading in Newsela (Log in to Newsela and you will see the assigned article)
    Annotate and respond
    Quiz questions and Writing prompt

Tuesday
Finish Newsela reading if necessary
John Adams clips (43:30 - 49:46)
    2 reasons why JA should join the Sons of Liberty
    2 reasons why JA should remain loyal to the Crown
    -Write a letter to your son explaining why he should or should not be friends with the Sons of Liberty. Use 3 pieces of evidence from the reading.

Wednesday
Finish Hutchinson Reading
Tarring and Feathering
    Clip from JA (edited for content to be appropriate for student audience)

Thursday
Begin POGIL One

Friday
Current Events Day
    Notes Check
    Cozy Conversation



10.9.17 - 10.13.17
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Monday
Current Events introduction and work time
[See Current Events tab to the Left]

Tuesday

Wednesday
Finish presentation from Tuesday
Overview of taxation system in colonial era (Sugar Act/Stamp Act presentation)

Thursday
Boston Massacre
    John Adams clip

Friday
Finish Image Analysis--compare and contrast and what is true?

Discussion of Boston Massacre trial interspersed with clips from movie
John Adams Clip--Will he defend the British soldiers? (10:30 - 14:45)

John Adams Clips (14:46 - 43:30)
    Notes: keep track of perspective
    Discussion: did they do it?





10.2.17 - 10.6.17
Monday
French - Indian War (Presentation)
-Create a T-chart of things that went well and things that did not go well for the British
-Discussion

Tuesday
French-Indian War (Presentation)
-Albany Plan of Union
-Braddock's Defeat

Wednesday
French-Indian War (Presentation)
-Treaty of Paris & Proclamation Line of 1763
-Pontiac's Rebellion

Thursday


Friday
French - Indian War Quizipoo





9.25.17 - 9.29.17
Monday
Review causes of conflict from Friday
Watch "Neighbours" and do reflection questions
HW: Finish Newsela reading, quiz and writing (this was assigned to you in Newsela and will still be there when you log in)

Tuesday
Newsela assignment due


Wednesday
Discuss Gallery Walk findings
Begin notes on the French - Indian War (Presentation)

Thursday
Continue Presentation


Friday
Continue Presentation
-Perspective Check: French v. English perspective of Jumonville Glen--similarities and differences
    -Create 3 tweets from one perspective (before, during, after event)





9.18.17 - 9.22.17
Monday
Begin/continue rough draft of Fault in Our Stars writing assignment (in Google Classroom)
Continue outline conferences with Walker

Tuesday
Continue rough draft
    Self-editing
    Peer-editing
    Bibliography creation

Wednesday
Fault in Our Stars--Final Draft due
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Introduction to Newsela
    Annotate article (yellow = agree; pink = disagree; leave remarks)
    Complete Quiz and Write prompt

Thursday
What is Conflict? 
Causes of war sorting activity 
    Cards
    Organizer

Friday
Continue discussion on Conflict
Questions from yesterday's assignment




9.11.17 - 9.15.17

Monday
Who Is Ms. Walker? Wrap-up activity in small groupsImage result for mt rushmore scared

Tuesday
Introduce assignment: Fault in Our Stars (AKA: the Rushmore MELCon)

Wednesday
Choose a president
Begin building FIOS/Rushmore outline--This will be completed and submitted in Google Classroom

Thursday
Continue working on FIOS/Rushmore Outline
Begin writing rough draft--This will be completed in Google Classroom

Friday
Discuss peer editing expectations 
Continue working on the rough draft



9.4.17 - 9.8.17

Monday
No School

Tuesday
Introductory remarks 
Little Americans project (Due 9.7.17)
Who am I? practice paragraph

Wednesday
Continue assignments from Tuesday

Thursday
What is a MELCon? discussion and handouts
Little Americans due

Friday
Who is Ms. Walker? Observation gathering





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