top of page

1/29 - 2/2

Note: This Agenda Blog is only an approximate plan of the weekly lesson plans. Changes can and will be made due to unanticipated circumstances and in order to maximize instructional effectiveness.

 


Government

Monday – Our Political Beginnings. Class will read and review pages 30 to 34 in the textbook. Students will answer the following questions… 1) List the three basic principles of government that the English settlers who settled North America brought with them and briefly explain each. 2) What is the Magna Carta? What guarantees does it include? 3) Why did Charles I agree to sign the Petition of Right? How did it limit the king’s power? 4) What is the English Bill of Rights? List three rights guaranteed by it. 5) What is a charter? 6) Explain the difference between royal colonies, proprietary colonies, and charter colonies. 7) Describe the structure of government in the royal colonies. 8) Explain the difference between a bicameral and a unicameral legislature.

Tuesday – The Coming of Independence. Class will read and review pages 36 to 42 in the textbook. Students will answer the following questions… 1) Explain the meaning of the quote by Ben Franklin at the top of page 36. 2) Explain the relationship between the American colonies and the British government during the 17th Century and the first half of the 18th Century? 3) How did the British government’s policy towards the American colonies change after George III became king in 1760? 4) What was the Albany Plan of Union? List the 3 powers that it would have given to the proposed national government. 5) What was the Stamp Act? What was the Stamp Act Congress? What was significant about it? 6) What was the Boston Massacre? 7) What were the Committees of Correspondence? 8) What was the Boston Tea Party? What was it a response to? 9) What were the Intolerable Acts? List them. 10) What was the First Continental Congress? What actions did it take? 11) What was the Second Continental Congress? What actions did they take immediately upon convening? 12) What was the Declaration of Independence? Who was its author? 13) According to the Declaration of Independence, what was the legitimate basis of government power? 14) What four principles were shared by the state Constitutions drafted by the former colonies? Briefly explain each.

Wednesday – The Coming of Independence (Continued). Class will read and review pages 36 to 42 in the textbook. Students will answer the following questions… 1) Explain the meaning of the quote by Ben Franklin at the top of page 36. 2) Explain the relationship between the American colonies and the British government during the 17th Century and the first half of the 18th Century? 3) How did the British government’s policy towards the American colonies change after George III became king in 1760? 4) What was the Albany Plan of Union? List the 3 powers that it would have given to the proposed national government. 5) What was the Stamp Act? What was the Stamp Act Congress? What was significant about it? 6) What was the Boston Massacre? 7) What were the Committees of Correspondence? 8) What was the Boston Tea Party? What was it a response to? 9) What were the Intolerable Acts? List them. 10) What was the First Continental Congress? What actions did it take? 11) What was the Second Continental Congress? What actions did they take immediately upon convening? 12) What was the Declaration of Independence? Who was its author? 13) According to the Declaration of Independence, what was the legitimate basis of government power? 14) What four principles were shared by the state Constitutions drafted by the former colonies? Briefly explain each.

Thursday – Declaration of Independence (Continued). Class will read and review pages 44 to 47 in the textbook. Students will answer the following questions… 1) According to the Preamble, for what purpose is the Constitution being written? 2) According to the Declaration of Natural Rights, what truths do the authors hold to be apparent? 3) According to the Declaration of Natural Rights, what is the purpose of government? 4) According to the Declaration of Natural Rights, what should people do when government becomes destructive towards the ends it was established to achieve? 5) Upon whom or what does the List of Grievances section place the blame for the mistreatment of the colonies? 6) In the Resolution of Independence, to whom or what do the authors appeal to judge their intentions as justified? 7) What action do the authors take in the Resolution of Independence? 8) What is at the very bottom of the Declaration of Independence? 9) List the section of the Declaration of Independence.

Friday – Declaration of Independence Quiz. Quiz on the Declaration of Independence.

 


High School English

Monday – Lord of the Flies Midway Character Interview. Students will complete a 20 question and answer interview with one of the main characters from the story.

Homework: Lord of the Flies, Chapter 8. Students will read Chapter 8 in Lord of the Flies.

Tuesday – Lord of the Flies, Chapter 9. The class will read Lord of the Flies, Chapter 9. Students will participate in class discussion and answer questions posed by the teacher. Absent students will read the chapter independently and write 7 higher order thinking questions and answers about the text.    

Wednesday – Sentence Diagrams 3. Students will complete worksheet provided by teacher.

Thursday – Vocabulary Brain Bowl. Brain Bowl review for the test on Vocabulary Lists 1 through 7.

Friday – Vocabulary Test. Test on Vocabulary Lists 1 through 12.

 


8th Grade English

Monday – Picture Writing Story. Using their outline as a guide, students will write a 750 to 2000 word short story based on the picture provided by the teacher (picture of a robot teaching a math class).

Tuesday – Picture Writing Story. Using their outline as a guide, students will write a 750 to 2000 word short story based on the picture provided by the teacher (picture of a robot teaching a math class).

Homework: Finish Picture Writing Story.

Wednesday – Vocabulary List Sentences. Using Vocabulary Lists 1 through 7, students will write 15 sentences using multiple vocabulary words that contain context clues demonstrating their understanding of the terms. Vocabulary words cannot be reused.

Thursday – Vocabulary Brain Bowl. Brain Bowl review for the test on Vocabulary Lists 1 through 7.

Friday – Vocabulary Test. Test on Vocabulary List 1 through 7.

 


8th Grade American History

Monday – Governing a New Nation. Class will read and discuss pages 204 to 209 in the textbook. Students will complete worksheet provided by the teacher.

Tuesday – Governing a New Nation (Continued). Class will read and discuss pages 204 to 209 in the textbook. Students will complete worksheet provided by the teacher.

Wednesday – The Constitutional Convention. Class will read and discuss pages 212 to 217 in the textbook. Students will complete worksheet provided by the teacher.

Thursday – The Constitutional Convention (Continued). Class will read and discuss pages 212 to 217 in the textbook. Students will complete worksheet provided by the teacher.

Friday – Debating the Constitution. Class will read and discuss pages 218 to 221 in the textbook. Students will complete worksheet provided by the teacher.

73 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

4/8 - 4/12

Note: This Agenda Blog is only an approximate plan of the weekly lesson plans. Changes can and will be made due to unanticipated circumstances and in order to maximize instructional effectiveness. Gov

4/1 - 4/5

Note: This Agenda Blog is only an approximate plan of the weekly lesson plans. Changes can and will be made due to unanticipated circumstances and in order to maximize instructional effectiveness. Gov

3/24 - 3/28

Note: This Agenda Blog is only an approximate plan of the weekly lesson plans. Changes can and will be made due to unanticipated circumstances and in order to maximize instructional effectiveness. Gov

コメント


bottom of page