Chapter 9 - Westward Expansion


Assignment Number
Assignment Title
Attachments
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Why do people move?
Discussion
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ABC Link sheet - Westward Expansion

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Gallery walk notes
Primary Sources list

We used:
  • Yankee Doodle "Dear Father"
  • Incidents and Sufferings pamphlet
  • Army Recruiting Poster
  • Daguerreotype #1
  • Battle of Monterrey
  • Battle of Buena Vista
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Frayer model - manifest destiny

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Gap clothing article - t-shirt Manifest Destiny
GAP clothing article on Manifest Destiny
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Video and notes - Manifest Destiny questions


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Trailer - The Oregon Trail

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Trails west map activity

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Literary reflection - Trails west

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Golddigger picture reflection

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Westward key terms

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Questions on the Gold Rush

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Ticket to leave - lesson 3

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Read either the Monroe Doctrine or a message from James Monroe with a partner, answer questions



Class discussion questions:

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Texas video: frame, focus, follow up
Texas video
Frame: Explain this story fits in with what students already know about Manifest Destiny and reasons for why people move west
Focus: How do the vocab words connect in the video? Students will list the ways they hear/see the three main key terms being used in the video
Follow Up – students will apply the three key terms – what is the issue with Texas in the 1840s/ how does the US get involved with Mexican territory?
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Texas timeline

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Texas Annexation Documents: pro/con






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Summary writing on Texas Annexation
Acting as White House consultants, write a persuasive paragraph proposal to President James K. Polk and the United States government with your recommendation of whether the US should annex Texas or not, citing evidence from the documents analyzed in class.
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Inquiry in groups: evaluating American values and interests by topics






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Summary: was the war with Mexico justified? Independently, then revise answer after class discussion

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Chapter 10: The Nation Splits Apart


Assignment Number
Assignment Title
Attachment
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Chapter 10 preview

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Chapter 10 opener: compromises

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Uncle Tom's Cabin reading

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Chapter 10 section 1 summary

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Map skills - compromises

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Practice Quiz: Kansas-Nebraska Act

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Chapter 10 Section 2 summary reading

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Kansas-Nebraska Act open response

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Bleeding Kansas - 2 column notes

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Dred Scott case questions

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John Brown's Raid: outcomes

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Chapter 10 Section 3 summary

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Practice Quiz - Dred Scott

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Lincoln-Douglas debate quotes

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A House Divided - practice quiz

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Election of 1860 political cartoon - I see/It means

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Election of 1860 pie chart data analysis

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Secession skill activity

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Chapter 10 section 4 summary



Chapter 11 - The Civil War



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ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION
ATTACHMENT
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Fall of Fort Sumter and Beginning of the War Strategies

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Chapter 11 Section 1 summary

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Major Battles 1861-1863

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Major Battles 1863

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Chapter 11 Section 2 summary

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