Pōʻahā, 17 ʻAukake 17

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)

Newsela Quiz

Review vocabulary:  Please define each word via Google Classroom: committee of correspondence, minutemen, enforce, submit

Reading:  Chapter 2 Lesson 2

Timeline Assignment:  Create a timeline to sequence the events of the Colonists Fighting for Their Rights and The Revolution Beginning.  Begin with French and Indian War and end with The Declaration of Independence.  You will need to include 12-14 events, a description of each of the event and include a graphic.

Homework:  Finish timelines.  Timelines are due Monday in class.

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Pōʻakolu, 16 ʻAukake 17

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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)

America:  A studentʻs perspective 
-Share collages

Vocabulary via Google Classroom: Please define each word listed via Google Classroom:  customs duty, inflation, nonimportation agreement, writ of assistance

Reading:
-Chapter 2 Lesson 1 (independent reading)

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?

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Pōʻalua, 15 ʻAukake 17

America, the studentʻs perspective 
1)  This will be done individually.
2)  Create a picture collage showcasing your descriptions of America politically, economically, socially and culturally as we will be moving into how America came to be.
3) Include a 4 paragraph write up explaining your collage in MLA format
3)  Collages will be need to be posted in the stream of Google Classroom!

*Collages will be shared in class*

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Pōʻakahi, 14 ʻAukake 17

Newsela
1) Introduce Newsela
2) Log in and practice

America, the studentʻs perspective 
1)  This will be done individually.
2)  Create a picture collage showcasing your descriptions of America politically, economically, socially and culturally as we will be moving into how America came to be.
3)  Collages will be need to be posted in the stream of Google Classroom by 11:59pm tonight!

*Collages will be shared in class tomorrow*

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Pōʻakolu, Pōʻahā a me Pōʻalima, 09, 10 a me 11 ‘Aukake 17

albert_einstein_quotes2Albert Einstein
…Look and discuss quote
…iMovie Assignment via groups to include (5-7 minutes, voice over, music, graphics)
—–What are issues facing our country?
—–Where did it stem from?
—–Where do we go from here?  Is change necessary?  How can it be done?

Homework:  iMovieʻs due into Google Classroom Friday by 11:59 pm!

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Welcome 2017-2018 Semester 1 Haumāna

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Aloha e nā haumāna a me nā makua,
Welcome to U.S. History 2017-2018.  I am looking forward to a wonderful semester filled with lots of reading, writing, discussions and enjoying each otherʻs insight as we embark on our journey together learning about the history of the United States.  This semester I will be utilizing my blog as a form of communication so daily agendas will be posted.  Again, I am looking forward to meeting everyone.

U.S. History Course Syllabus SY 17-18

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Pōʻahā, Pōʻalima, Pōʻakahi a me Pōʻalua, 18, 19, 22 a me 23 Mei 17

Final-Exams-Graphic1U.S. History Final Semester 2 SY 2016-2017

Final Assessment
–Posted in Google Classroom
–Work time
~~~~Thursday 05/18/16 to Tuesday 05/23/16
–Final due into Google Classroom on Tuesday 05/23/16 by 2:30 pm!
–No late submissions will be accepted!

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Pōʻakolu, 17 Mei 17

USAH023-HThe Vietnam War (1954-1975)

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

Enduring Understanding:  Countries are affected by their relationship with each other.

Essential Questions:  How does military conflict divide people within cultures?
Should citizens support the government during wartime?

Objectives:
—how the United States became involved in Vietnamʻs conflict with France.
—how the United States increased its influence in the conflict during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations.
—why the United States military could not quickly defeat the Vietnamese forces.
—the problems that the Vietnam War caused at home.
—why 1968 was such an important year during this era.
—the steps President Nixon took to end the conflict in Vietnam.
—the important impact the Vietnam War had on American culture and politics.

Standards:
…Culture (#6, 9)
…Time, Continuity and Change (#2, 5, 8)
…People, Places and Environments (#1, 2)
…Individuals, Groups and Institutions (#5)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#5)
…Science, Technology and Society (#2)
…Global Connections (#4)

The Vietnam War
—Complete VW_Who’s Who_Handout (3)
—Complete VW_A Brief History_Handout (3)

Homework:  Newsela due tomorrow; Newsela Quiz Friday.

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Pōʻakahi a me Pōʻalua, 15 a me 16 Mei 17

America and World War II (1941-1945)

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

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

Essential Question:  What kind of sacrifices does war require?

Objectives:
—how the government mobilized the economy, financed the war and later stabilized the wartime economy.
—the early military strategies of the Allied forces in the Pacific including the Doolittle Raid.
—the military strategies of the Allied forces in Europe and North Africa.
—the military strategies used to end the war with Japan including the firebombing and the use of the atomic bomb.

Standards:
…Time, Continuity and Change (#2)
…People, Places and Environments (#7)
…Power, Authority, & Governance (#5)
…Global Connections (#2)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#5)

Tora Tora Tora:
—View movie
—Complete Handout

Important Dates:
05/15/17-05/16/17-Tora Tora Tora. Handout due 05/16/17
05/17/17-05/18/17-Vietnam War
05/18/17-Go over U.S. History Final
05/19/17-Last Newsela Due, Last day for late work for WWII & Vietnam War
05/23/17-U.S. History Final
05/24/17-Blocks 1 & 2, Check out, etc.

Homework:  Newsela Write due Thursday; Newsela Quiz Friday.

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Pōʻakolu, Pōʻahā a me Pōʻalima 10, 11 a me 12 Mei 17

America and World War II (1941-1945)

Intro: Overview, Attendance, Agenda, Introduce Essential Question, Objectives, Standards

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

Essential Question:  What kind of sacrifices does war require?

Objectives:
—how the government mobilized the economy, financed the war and later stabilized the wartime economy.
—the early military strategies of the Allied forces in the Pacific including the Doolittle Raid.
—the military strategies of the Allied forces in Europe and North Africa.
—the military strategies used to end the war with Japan including the firebombing and the use of the atomic bomb.

Standards:
…Time, Continuity and Change (#2)
…People, Places and Environments (#7)
…Power, Authority, & Governance (#5)
…Global Connections (#2)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#5)

Executive Order 9066:
—Research Chart completion
—Letter Assessment

Important Dates:
05/11/17-Tanka Extra Credit Due
05/12/17-Executive Order 9066 Research Chart & Letter Due
05/12/17-Newsela Due
05/15/17-05/16/17-Tora Tora Tora. Handout due 05/16/17
05/17/17-05/18/17-Vietnam War
05/18/17-Go over U.S. History Final
05/19/17-Last Newsela Due
05/23/17-U.S. History Final
05/24/17-Blocks 1 & 2, Check out, etc.

Homework:  Newsela Write due Thursday; Newsela Quiz Friday.

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