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Lesson Title: Moving West Presentations

Introduction: VOCAB: N/A

WOW: Yes/Si

Daily Review: Moving West - Washington to Jefferson

Daily Objective: Students will be able to describe the importance of specific events in
their regards to America Moving West.

Concept and Skill Development and Application: Power Points and Prezis on
War of 1812, Indian Removal Act/Trail of Tears, Missouri Compromise/Compromise of
1850, Mexican American War, Santa Fe Trail/Oregon Trail, California Gold Rush,
Louisiana Purchase, and Bleeding Kansas/Kansas Nebraska Act.

Guided/Independent/Group Practice: In groups of three, students will Present


their completed Prezi or Power Point describing and analyzing the importance behind
their assigned topics in regards to moving west. Each group will need to be able to
present their presentations on their assigned topics to the class using the technology of
their choice following the rubric. Individual students will take notes as their peers
present their topics and record any questions that come up.
Homework: N/A
Closure: Ticket out the Door: Students need to ask one question that they need
clarification on for our review.
Long-Term Review: Review Vocabulary in your packet. Test questions come off of
Vocabulary and packet readings.

Related Standards/Course Objectives:


X 1.6 - Students will summarize and critique the arguments made for and against the ratification of the United
States Constitution by utilizing one of the big 11 social studies skills.
H2.[9-12].3 - Analyze how different cultures, points of view, and self-interests influence compromise and conflict
over territories, borders, and resources.
C13.[9-12].2 - Analyze major conflicts in social, political, and economic life and evaluate the role of compromise
in the resolution of these issues.
X 1.7 - Students will evaluate the unique features of the U.S. Constitution to include the checks and balances
between the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches and article five by utilizing one of the big 11 social studies
skills.
C14.[9-12].1 - Explain the U.S. Constitutional provisions for division of powers between the national and state
governments (delegated, implied, reserved, concurrent powers).

X RH.11-12.1 - Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, connecting
insights gained from specific details to an understanding of the text as a whole.
X RH.11-12.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate
summary that makes clear the relationships among the key details and ideas.
X RH.11-12.3 - Evaluate various explanations for actions or events and determine which explanation best accords
with textual evidence, acknowledging where the text leaves matters uncertain.
X WHST.11-12.1c - Use words, phrases, and clauses as well as varied syntax to link the major sections of the text,
create cohesion, and clarify the relationships between claim(s) and reasons, between reasons and evidence, and
between claim(s) and counterclaims.
X WHST.11-12.2a - Introduce a topic and organize complex ideas, concepts, and information so that each new
element builds on that which precedes it to create a unified whole; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g.,
figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
X 1.8 - Students will analyze the decisions made by the early federal government and their application to today by
utilizing one of the big 11 social studies skills.
C14.[9-12].1 - Explain the U.S. Constitutional provisions for division of powers between the national and state
governments (delegated, implied, reserved, concurrent powers).
X 1.9 - Students will analyze how different cultures, points of view, and self-interests influence compromise and
conflict over territories, borders, and resources by utilizing one of the big 11 social studies skills.
H2.[9-12].3 - Analyze how different cultures, points of view, and self-interests influence compromise and conflict
over territories, borders, and resources.
G5.[9-12].2 - Analyze and interpret geographic information by selecting appropriate maps, map projections, and
other representations, i.e., urban planning, national parks.
G7.[9-12].8 - Evaluate changes in the size and structure of cultural, political, and economic organizations.
G8.[9-12].5 - Analyze patterns of use, the changing distribution, and relative importance of Earths resources.