Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The Progressive Era

Today in class we talked about the Progressive Era to get a bit of background to help us write our DBQ.  You can see what we discussed below:

Monday, March 19, 2018

Fast Forward Again

Today in class we continued to fast forward into the 1900's to learn about what life was like in the big cities of America.  We took a look at how things were changing and how industry was reshaping American culture.  You can see the video below:

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Fast Forward

Today in class we began to fast forward through the remainder of the 1800's.  We watched an episode of "America:  The Story of Us" entitled "Heartland."  You can see the video below.  We also answered some questions as we watched.

Monday, March 5, 2018

The Civil War Ends

Today in class we discussed the Civil War ending and the process of Reconstruction beginning.  You can see what we discussed below.  We will be taking a test over the Civil War in one week on Monday, March 12!

Monday, February 26, 2018

Life During the War

Today in class we explored a few more topics for our upcoming research papers by talking about some of the issues taking place away from the battlefield during the Civil War.  You can see what we discussed below:

Students have a reading assignment for tomorrow to complete when we will spin the Wheel of Death again!

Thursday, February 22, 2018

The Emancipation Proclamation

Today in class we watched a clip from the movie "Lincoln" that discussed the Emancipation Proclamation.  After that we began reading the Emancipation Proclamation in groups and answering some questions about what we read.  We broke the Emancipation Proclamation down and dug into it at our individual reading levels to make sure we could get the most out of it!