AMERICAN STUDIES DAILY ASSIGNMENTS AND ACTIVITIES




TRIMESTER ONE


WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 1-5: Class Expectations

MONDAY 9/1
TUESDAY 9/2
WEDNESDAY 9/3
THURSDAY 9/4
FRIDAY 9/5


Historical Perspective Discussion
Review Syllabus and Grading Policies
Systems Thinking Intro
Pre-Assessment
Complete Systems Thinking Intro

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WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 8-12: Westward Expansion

MONDAY 9/8
TUESDAY 9/9
WEDNESDAY 9/10
THURSDAY 9/11
FRIDAY 9/12
Complete Systems Thinking Intro
Complete Westward Expansion
Scoring Guide

Document Analysis of American Progress
Painting

Begin Westward Expansion Map
Complete Westward Expansion Map

Introduce Collision,
Westward Expansion
Simulation
Play Collision
Play Collision

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WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 15-19: Westward Expansion

MONDAY 9/15
TUESDAY 9/16
WEDNESDAY 9/17
THURSDAY 9/18
FRIDAY 9/19
Finish Collision
Debrief
Video
Fight No More Forever
Mental Models of Westward Expansion assessment
Indian Policy Timeline
Indian Policy Timeline
Powerpoint on Indian Policies

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WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 22-26: Westward Expansion

MONDAY 9/22
TUESDAY 9/23
WEDNESDAY 9/24
THURSDAY 9/25
FRIDAY 9/26
Complete Indian Policy Timeline
Review Indian Policies
Self Determination Policies
Indian Policy Assessment
Introduce Immigration

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WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 29 - OCTOBER 3: Immigration

MONDAY 9/29
TUESDAY 9/30
WEDNESDAY 10/1
THURSDAY 10/2
FRIDAY 10/3
Start Immigration Project
Research Data Collection
Begin research on
Wave of Immigration
in Library
Continue Wave of Immigration
Research
Continue Wave of Immigration

Research
- compare
notes with group members
in Library
Make Immigration Waves posters

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WEEK OF OCTOBER 6-10: Immigration

MONDAY 10/6
TUESDAY 10/7
WEDNESDAY 10/8
THURSDAY 10/9
FRIDAY 10/10
Immigration Cartoon Analysis
Immigration Wave Poster Walkabout - take notes on waves of immigration
Immigration Wave Analysis
Make Scappoose Immigration Graphs in Library
NO
SCHOOL

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WEEK OF OCTOBER 13-17: Immigration

MONDAY 10/13
TUESDAY 10/14
WEDNESDAY 10/15
THURSDAY 10/16
FRIDAY 10/17
Immigration
Compare Scappoose andUS Waves: Standard AssessmentDue Thursday
PSAT
Introduce Progressive Era
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Analysis

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WEEK OF OCTOBER 20-24: Progressive Era

MONDAY 10/20
TUESDAY 10/21
WEDNESDAY 10/22
THURSDAY 10/23
FRIDAY 10/24
TRIANGLE SHIRTWAIST FACTORY FIRE
MOVIE
INTRODUCE THE
PROGRESSIVE ERA
IDENTIFY CONCERNS
OF THE
PROGRESSIVE ERA
RESEARCH REFORMERS
TACTICS AND
SOLUTIONS
in class
RESEARCH REFORMERS
TACTICS AND
SOLUTIONS
in library

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WEEK OF OCTOBER 27-31: Progressive Era

MONDAY 10/27
TUESDAY 10/28
WEDNESDAY 10/29
THURSDAY 10/30
FRIDAY 10/31
Library - finish researching
Progressive Era Reforms
Introduce Progressive
Era assessment
Complete Progressive
Era assessment
Introduce World War I
Document Analysis to Identify Causes
Powerpoint Lecture on Causes of World War I

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WEEK OF NOVEMBER 3-7: World War I

MONDAY 11/3
TUESDAY 11/4
WEDNESDAY 11/5
THURSDAY 11/6
FRIDAY 11/7
Collect Progressive Era
Assessment

Introduce World War I
Scoring Guide
Research in Library

Investigate the Conflict
to complete introductory
activity
Underlying Causes
of World War I Chart

Causes
Definitions
US Involvement
Timeline
Personal Stories
of World War I

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Trench Warfare Documentary



WEEK OF NOVEMBER 10-14: World War I

MONDAY 11/10
TUESDAY 11/11
WEDNESDAY 11/12
THURSDAY 11/13
FRIDAY 11/14
Complete timeline of
US involvement
No School
Treaty of Versailles
Why did it Fail?
Review for
World War I
Assessment
World War I
Assessment

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WEEK OF NOVEMBER 17-21: The Roaring Twenties

MONDAY 11/18
TUESDAY 11/19
WEDNESDAY 11/20
THURSDAY 11/21
FRIDAY 11/22


Introduce 1920s
Library - research changes
in the 1920s
Analyze 1920s
Changes

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WEEK OF NOVEMBER 24-28: TRIMESTER ONE FINALS

MONDAY 12/3
TUESDAY 12/4
WEDNESDAY 12/5
THURSDAY 12/6
FRIDAY 12/7





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