Friday, November 30, 2018

Week of 12/3/2018


12/3 – United States Declaration of Independence
            The Declaration of Independence, a new nation is formed.
Declaration Objective
Students will be able to identify colonial grievances against the
British and explain why independence was declared.

12/4 – Chapter 6 Review

12/5 – Chapter 6 Test

12/6 – Introduce Chapter 7 Study Guide


12/7 - Chapter 7 Section 1 The Early Years of the Revolutionary War
            Section 1 Objectives
1. To describe colonial opinions on American independence
2. To explain the importance of the mid-Atlantic coastal cities
3. To analyze early British strategy
4. To summarize the causes and effects of the Battle of Saratoga
            Group students – read section, take notes

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Week of 11/26/2018


11/26 – Chapter 6, Section 2, Colonial Resistance Grows
Section 2 Objectives
1. To explain the Townshend Acts
2. To describe why and how the colonists protested the Townshend Acts
3. To explain the Boston Massacre
4. To summarize the Tea Act and the Boston Tea Party


11/27 - Economics in History ‘The Impact of British Taxes’ group project
Primary Source study ‘Resolutions of the Stamp Act Congress’

11/28 - Chapter 6, Section 3
Section 3 Objectives
1. To describe the Intolerable Acts
2. To explain how the colonies wavered between war and peace
3. To profile the Midnight Ride
4. To describe the battles of Lexington and Concord

11/29 - Chapter 6, Section 4, Declaring Independence
Section 4 Objectives
1. To describe the early skirmishes between the Continental and British armies
2. To profile British and American responses to the deepening conflict
3. To summarize Thomas Paine’s Common Sense
4. To explain how colonial leaders officially declared their independence from Britain

11/30 – Finish Chapter 6

Friday, November 16, 2018

Week of 11/19/2018


11/19 – 50 States Geography quiz – Lizard Point

11/20 - Chapter 6, Section 1, Tighter British Control
         Section 1 Objectives
1. To identify why the Proclamation of 1763 angered so many colonists
2. To describe the debate over taxes and troops in the colonies
3. To explain the Stamp Act
4. To examine how the colonists forced Britain to repeal the Stamp Act

11/21 – No School

11/22 – Thanksgiving Day