Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Beginning Our Outlines

Today and tomorrow we will be beginning to work on our outlines in class.  You can click here for the handout that will be given to everyone in class.  This talks about how to make an outline, how it will be assessed, and also provides a sample outline to use.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016


Today in class we began discussing slavery and how it led to the Civil War.  Students read one of two reading assignments yesterday to get ready for this discussion.  We aren't finished yet, but you can see below what we talked about:

Students either read this assignment or alternatively this reading assignment and took notes.  We will finish up with this assignment later this week.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Videos for Monday and Tuesday

We are working on video questions to two videos this week in class.  I'll be looking for better videos than what I have below, but until I get better quality links we are going to use the ones below:


"Civil War"

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Study Time

Today in class we completed a study guide about the American Revolution in preparation for our quiz tomorrow.  Below you can see everything we discussed.  The format of the quiz is identical to this study guide, so this is the thing that students should become very familiar with tonight.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

The Revolutionary War

This week we are talking about the fighting and the results of the Revolutionary War in class.  You can see what we are talking about below:


We are also working on our research projects. This work is ongoing and will be ongoing for the near future. Students have the first group of source cards and note cards due this Friday.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

How to Cite Sources

Today in class we talked about how we are going to cite sources and take notes for our research project.  You can click here to see the handout that we went over in class about how we will make source cards and note cards for our war research paper.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

The Declaration of Independence

Today in class we talked about declaring independence from the British and how the Declaration came to be written.  You can see what we discussed below.  Additionally students have a writing assignment to complete that is due on Wednesday night.