Pō’alua, 27 Ianuali 15

eagle-flagThe American Revolution: The War Changes American Society

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Collect HW, Agenda, Review Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Enduring Understanding:  Disputes over ideas, resources, values, and politics can lead to change.

Essential Question: Why do people rebel?

Objectives:
…know reasons for the growing disagreements between the American colonies and Great Britain.
…the reasons why the American colonies declared independence.
…how the Revolutionary War progressed.
…how the American Revolution changed life for different social groups in the new United States.

Standards:
…Culture (#2)
…Time, Continuity & Change (#2, 4, 8)
…People, Places, and Environments (#8)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#3)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#10)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#2, 4)

Review (Blocks 2 & 4):
1)  Why do you think the key battles in the Revolution moved from Massachusetts to the Middle Colonies between 1775-1778?
2)  Why did France wait for a major U.S. victory before coming to the aid of the Patriot cause?
3)  Why would well-trained British soldiers have had an advantage over the newly enlisted soldiers of the Continental Army?
4)  Which disadvantage do you think was the most harmful to the British cause?
5)  How did having a weak and divided central government hurt the Patriots?
6)  What other battles besides Trenton and Saratoga were important for the Patriot morale?
7)  How did the brutality of the British troops in the South play a role in their defeat?
8)  What were the provisions of the Treaty of Paris?
9)  Why did the Continental Congress have difficulty paying for supplies and weapons during the Revolution?

Vocabulary:  contradiction, revolutionary, republic, emancipation, manumission

Discussion:
1)  What groups in American society were probably affected the most by the Revolution?
2)  How did the lives of various groups in society change based on the outcome of the American Revolution?
3)  What was the new form of government selected for the United States of America and why?
4)  What new political ideas defined the American republic?
5)  Why do you think Americans wanted guarantees of individual rights in state constitutions?
6)  How did life change for women, African Americans, Native Americans, and Loyalists after the war?
7)  What do you think may have motivated women to contribute to the Patriot cause during the Revolutionary War?
8) Why was education so important to establishing social equality for women?
9)  How was slavery inconsistent with the Massachusetts constitution?
10)  Why do you think many people wanted to break away from British customs and traditions after the Revolution?

Interpretation Assignment:
1)  Create a drawing that shows your interpretation of the American Revolution and its impact on the colonies
2)  Please include a 3-4 sentence description of your drawing on the back
3)  All drawings must be in color and will be shared with the whole class
4)  All drawings will be due Wednesday (tomorrow) January 28, 2015

Homework:  Interpretation drawing due tomorrow; Current events worksheet_4 due Thursday – topics to include war, rights, taxation, or government.

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Pō’akahi, 26 Ianuali 15

main_american_revolution_03The American Revolution: The Declaration of Independence and The War for Independence

Introduction: Overview, Attendance, Collect HW, Agenda, Review Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Enduring Understanding:  Disputes over ideas, resources, values, and politics can lead to change.

Essential Question: Why do people rebel?

Objectives:
…know reasons for the growing disagreements between the American colonies and Great Britain.
…the reasons why the American colonies declared independence.
…how the Revolutionary War progressed.
…how the American Revolution changed life for different social groups in the new United States.

Standards:
…Culture (#2)
…Time, Continuity & Change (#2, 4, 8)
…People, Places, and Environments (#8)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#3)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#10)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#2, 4)

Declaration of Independence Group Assignment:
1)  Meet in groups to finalize visuals & summary
2)  Share with whole class
3)  Review
—–Reasons why colonists broke away from Great Britain
—–When we looked at the Declaration of Independence, were the colonist right in wanting to break away?

Vocabulary: Define each word listed and explain its importance with regard to The American Revolution:  equipped, objective, guerrilla warfare, morale

Video:  The Turning Point of the Revolutionary War
-How did the Battle of Saratoga lead to an alliance between America and France?
-How might the course of the American Revolution have been different if France had not entered the war?

Discussion:
—Why do you think the key battles in the Revolution moved from Massachusetts to the Middle Colonies between 1775-1778?
—Why did France wait for a major U.S. victory before coming to the aid of the Patriot cause?
—Why would well-trained British soldiers have had an advantage over the newly enlisted soldiers of the Continental Army?
—Which disadvantage do you think was the most harmful to the British cause?
—How did having a weak and divided central government hurt the Patriots?
—What other battles besides Trenton and Saratoga were important for the Patriot morale?
—How did the brutality of the British troops in the South play a role in their defeat?
—What were the provisions of the Treaty of Paris?
—Why did the Continental Congress have difficulty paying for supplies and weapons during the Revolution?

Homework:  Not Worth a Continental Handout-due tomorrow, Read Chapter 2 Lesson 4 for tomorrow, Current events worksheet_4-due Thursday- topics to include war, rights, taxation, or government.

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Pō’alima, 23 Ianuali 15

declaration_stone_thumb_295_dark_gray_bgThe Declaration of Independence

Introduction: Overview, Attendance, Collect HW, Agenda, Review Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Enduring Understanding:  Disputes over ideas, resources, values, and politics can lead to change.

Essential Question: Why do people rebel?

Objectives:
…know reasons for the growing disagreements between the American colonies and Great Britain.
…the reasons why the American colonies declared independence.
…how the Revolutionary War progressed.
…how the American Revolution changed life for different social groups in the new United States.

Standards:
…Culture (#2)
…Time, Continuity & Change (#2, 4, 8)
…People, Places, and Environments (#8)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#3)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#10)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#2, 4)

Declaration of Independence Overview:  The Preamble, Declaration of Natural Rights, List of Grievances, Resolution

Group Assignment:
1)  Each group will be assigned a grievance.
2)  Using your resources, find specific events, acts, or statements made by the king or Parliament that relate to your assigned grievance.
3)  Once you found your events, acts,  or statements, organize your information in a visual format of your groupʻs choice.
4)  Visual should list grievance and include 3-4 sentences that summarizes the information that relates to the grievance.
***Groups will need to prepare to share to the whole class***

Homework:  Read Chapter 2 Lesson 3 for Monday

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Pō’ahā, 22 Ianuali 15

American-Revolution-Hero-HThe American Revolution (1754-1783): The Revolution Begins

Introduction: Overview, Attendance, Collect HW, Agenda, Review Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Enduring Understanding:  Disputes over ideas, resources, values, and politics can lead to change.

Essential Question: Why do people rebel?

Objectives:
…know reasons for the growing disagreements between the American colonies and Great Britain.
…the reasons why the American colonies declared independence.
…how the Revolutionary War progressed.
…how the American Revolution changed life for different social groups in the new United States.

Standards:
…Culture (#2)
…Time, Continuity & Change (#2, 4, 8)
…People, Places, and Environments (#8)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#3)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#10)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#2, 4)

Review vocabulary:  committee of correspondence, minutemen, enforce, submit

Small & Whole Group Discussion:
1)  What marked the beginning of what was happening to the colonists?
2) What was happening to the rights of the colonist?
3)  Would you be able to tolerate what was going on?  Why or why not?
4)  What are ways or examples of how their rights were being violated?
5)  Were the British correct in doing what they did?  Why or why not?
6)  Were the Colonist correct in fighting for their rights?  Why or why not?
7)  What did this lead to?
8)  Do you think this could have been prevented?  If so, how?  If not, why?
9)  What do you think were the strengths and weaknesses of each side in the early stages?

Timeline Assignment:  Create a timeline to sequence the events of the Colonists Fighting for Their Rights and The Revolution Beginning.

Closing: Review objectives and go over homework

Homework:  Read Chapter 2 The Declaration of Independence, Current Event Worksheet_3 due tomorrow-topics to include war, rights, taxation, or government.

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Pō’akolu, 21 Ianuali 15

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The American Revolution (1754-1783):  The Colonies Fight for Their Rights

Introduction:  Overview, Attendance, Collect HW, Agenda, Enduring Understanding, Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Enduring Understanding:  Disputes over ideas, resources, values, and politics can lead to change.

Essential Question:  Why do people rebel?

Objectives:  Students will know
…reasons for the growing disagreements between the American colonies and Great Britain.
…the reasons why the American colonies declared independence.
…how the Revolutionary War progressed.
…how the American Revolution changed life for different social groups in the new United States.

NCSS Standards:
…Culture (#2)
…Time, Continuity & Change (#2, #4, #8)
…People, Places, and Environments (#8)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions (#3)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#6)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#2, #4)

Review vocabulary: Please define each word listed:  customs duty, inflation, nonimportation agreement, writ of assistance

Discussion Questions:
1)  How did the French and Indian War affect the colonies?
2)  What were the main effects of the French and Indian War on the colonies?
3)  What actions by Great Britain angered the American colonists after the French and Indian war?
4)  Why did the Stamp Act anger colonists more than previous taxes?
5)  How did the colonists begin resisting British policies?
6)  How did the Virginia Resolves show opposition to British policies?

Homework:  Read Chapter 2 Lesson 2 for tomorrow;  Current Event Worksheet_3 due Friday-topics to include war, rights, taxation, or government.

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Pō’alua, 20 Ianuali 15

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The American Revolution (1754-1783)

Introduction:  Overview, Attendance, Collect HW, Agenda, Enduring Understanding, Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Enduring Understanding:  Disputes over ideas, resources, values, and politics can lead to change.

Essential Question:  Why do people rebel?

Objectives:  Students will know
…reasons for the growing disagreements between the American colonies and Great Britain.
…the reasons why the American colonies declared independence.
…how the Revolutionary War progressed.
…how the American Revolution changed life for different social groups in the new United States.

NCSS Standards:
…Culture (#2)
…Time, Continuity & Change (#2, #4, #8)
…People, Places, and Environments (#8)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions (#3)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#6)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#2, #4)

America, the studentʻs perspective 
1)  Meet with partner & finalize picture collage
2)  Whole class sharing

Homework:  Read Chapter 2 Lesson 1 for tomorrow; Signed Progress Reports due tomorrow; Current Event Worksheet_3 due Friday-topics to include war, rights, taxation, or government

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Pō’alima, 16 Ianuali 15

yl07zkigzezvrnxwvdunIntro:  Overview, Attendance, Agenda,  Objectives, Standards

Objectives:
…describe and analyze America, its government, economy and society
…evaluate how America has changed over time

NCSS Standards:
…Time, Continuity, and Change
…Power, Authority, and Governance
…People, Places, and Environments

America, the studentʻs perspective 
1)  This will be done in pairs.
2)  Create a picture collage showcasing your descriptions of America politically, economically, socially and culturally.
3)  Include a written description as well.
4)  Collages will be shared whole class.

Closing 5 minutes:  Review objectives

Homework:  Read Chapter 2 Lesson 1 by Tuesday

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Pō’ahā, 15 Ianuali 15

Overcome
Civil Rights Movement (1954-1968)

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Enduring Understanding, Review Essential Question, Objectives, Standards, Homework

Enduring Understanding:  The struggle for individual rights and equality often shapes a societyʻs politics.

Essential Questions:
—Why do you think the civil rights movement made gains in postwar America?
—What motivates a society to make changes?

Objections:  Students will know…
reasons for non violent, passive resistance and how it helped to challenge segregation and racism.
—why the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 were considered turning points in the civil rights movement.
—that even though political gains were achieved during this time. many African Americans still faced economic inequality.

Standards:
—Time, Continuity, & Change (#7)
—People, Places, and Environments (#7)
—Individual, Groups, and Institutions (#2, #3, #4, #7, #8)
—Power, Authority, & Governance (#1, #2, #5)
—Civil Ideals & Practices (#1)

The Civil Rights Movement Storyboard Assessment
1)  Create a storyboard about the civil rights movement.
2)  The storyboard should describe the gains of the civil rights movement, and the factors that motivated people to make these changes.
3)  Each frame of your storyboard should have a graphic as well as include a description.
4)  A works cited page will need to be submitted as well.  Failure to do so will result in a 0 for the assessment.
5)   Please reference Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling for more information on storyboards.
6)  All storyboards need to be shared using Google Docs by 3:30 pm today!

Homework: CURRENT EVENTS WORKSHEET form – REVISED_#2 focusing on rights, equality, discrimination, racism, etc due Friday.

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Pō’akolu, 14 Ianuali 15

Overcome
Civil Rights Movement (1954-1968)

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Enduring Understanding, Review Essential Question, Objectives, Standards, Homework

Enduring Understanding:  The struggle for individual rights and equality often shapes a societyʻs politics.

Essential Questions:
—Why do you think the civil rights movement made gains in postwar America?
—What motivates a society to make changes?

Objections:  Students will know…
reasons for non violent, passive resistance and how it helped to challenge segregation and racism.
—why the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 were considered turning points in the civil rights movement.
—that even though political gains were achieved during this time. many African Americans still faced economic inequality.

Standards:
—Time, Continuity, & Change (#7)
—People, Places, and Environments (#7)
—Individual, Groups, and Institutions (#2, #3, #4, #7, #8)
—Power, Authority, & Governance (#1, #2, #5)
—Civil Ideals & Practices (#1)

The Civil Rights Movement Storyboard Assessment
1)  Create a storyboard about the civil rights movement.
2)  The storyboard should describe the gains of the civil rights movement, and the factors that motivated people to make these changes.
3)  Each frame of your storyboard should have a graphic as well as include a description.
4)  A works cited page will need to be submitted as well.  Failure to do so will result in a 0 for the assessment.
5)   Please reference Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling for more information on storyboards.
6)  All storyboards need to be shared using Google Docs by 3:30 pm tomorrow, 01/15/15.

Homework: Finished storyboards-shared via Google Docs by 3:30 pm tomorrow; CURRENT EVENTS WORKSHEET form – REVISED_#2 focusing on rights, equality, discrimination, racism, etc due Friday.

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Pō’alua, 13 Ianuali 15

8633974824618ef8adcd402394048e4c.1000x758x1Civil Rights Movement (1954-1968)

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Enduring Understanding, Review Essential Question, Objectives, Standards, Homework

Enduring Understanding:  The struggle for individual rights and equality often shapes a societyʻs politics.

Essential Questions:
—Why do you think the civil rights movement made gains in postwar America?
—What motivates a society to make changes?

Objections:  Students will know…
reasons for non violent, passive resistance and how it helped to challenge segregation and racism.
—why the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 were considered turning points in the civil rights movement.
—that even though political gains were achieved during this time. many African Americans still faced economic inequality.

Standards:
—Time, Continuity, & Change (#7)
—People, Places, and Environments (#7)
—Individual, Groups, and Institutions (#2, #3, #4, #7, #8)
—Power, Authority, & Governance (#1, #2, #5)
—Civil Ideals & Practices (#1)

The Civil Rights Movement:  New Issues Facing African Americans
—Chapter 25 Lesson 3 reading
—Class discussion
—Complete p. 589 #ʻs 1-5

Homework: CURRENT EVENTS WORKSHEET form – REVISED_#2 focusing on rights, equality, discrimination, racism, etc due Friday.

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