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DATE

Monday, 12/5
Friday, 12/2
Thursday, 12/1
Wednesday,
11/30
Tuesday, 11/29

IN CLASS
Today we wrapped up Unit 2 by
presenting our Culminating Activities.
Today we continued working on our
Culminating Activity for Unit 2.
Today we continued working on our
Culminating Activity for Unit 2.
Today we were introduced to our
Culminating Activity for Unit 2.
Today we finished discussing the
significance of different groups of
reformers during the Progressive Era.

HOMEWORK
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Unit 2 Culminating Activity due Monday,
12/5
Unit 2 Culminating Activity due Monday,
12/5
Unit 2 Culminating Activity due Monday,
12/5
Please answer the following
questions in complete sentences
on looseleaf:
1) Why would the Populist Party
be considered the forerunner to the
Progressive movement?
2) What do you believe was the
most important contribution of
women during the Progressive Era?
3) Which Progressive Era civil
rights leader do you agree with more,
Booker T. Washington or W.E.B.
DuBois? Explain.

Culminating Activity due Monday,


12/5!
Monday, 11/28

Today we discussed the significance of


different groups of reformers during the
Progressive Era, specifically the Populist

Other Movements of the Progressive Era


Questions due Wednesday, 11/30

Wednesday,
11/23
Tuesday, 11/22

Monday, 11/21

Friday, 11/18

Thursday, 11/17
Wednesday,
11/16

Party, women, and African Americans.


Today we played a review game to
demonstrate our knowledge of concepts
and vocabulary from Units 1 and 2.
Today we continued our Webquest on
Women in the Progressive Era.
Today we began a Webquest, using the
National Womens History Museum
website to answer questions about
women during the Progressive Era.
Today we learned about John D.
Rockefeller and Standard Oil Company,
and argued whether he was a captain of
industry or a robber baron.
Today we continued to learn about
Theodore Roosevelt and his legacy as a
Progressive President.
Today we began learning about Theodore
Roosevelt and his legacy as a
Progressive President.

None- Enjoy the break!


Extra Credit: Draw an epic portrait of
Theodore Roosevelt. Best ones will be
displayed in the classroom!
Due: Wednesday, 11/23
Extra Credit: Draw an epic portrait of
Theodore Roosevelt. Best ones will be
displayed in the classroom!
Due: Wednesday, 11/23
None- Enjoy the weekend!

Theodore Roosevelt Campaign Flyer due


Friday, 11/18
Theodore Roosevelt Campaign Flyer due
Friday, 11/18

On a blank sheet of paper, create a


flyer for Theodore Roosevelts 1912
re-election campaign.
Include at least 3 accomplishments
from his life and career as President.
Should explain why he was a
Progressive president and the
impact he had on America.

Tuesday, 11/15

Today we took Quiz #4 on the Progressive


Era.

Finish political cartoon and explanationdue tomorrow


On a blank piece of paper:
1) Draw your own political cartoon
depicting a Progressive Era issue that
we have learned about in class
(tenements, meatpacking, corruption,
etc.)

Monday, 11/14

Today we finished our PowerPoint


presentation and discussion of
muckrakers and their respective issues.
Thursday, 11/10
Today we continued our PowerPoint
presentation and discussion of
muckrakers and their respective issues.
Wednesday, 11/9
Today we participated in a class-wide
discussion about the presidential election.
Monday, 11/7/16
Today we finished our discussion of the
meatpacking industry and began a
PowerPoint on other muckrakers and their
respective issues.
Friday, 11/4/16
Today we learned about Upton Sinclairs
The Jungle and discussed its impact on
Americas meatpacking industry.
Thursday, 11/3/16 Today we completed a History Mystery
about the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, and

2) Write a 4-5 sentence explanation


of your cartoon.
Study- Quiz #4 tomorrow! Study Guide on
Unit 2 page on Weebly.
Study- Quiz #4 next Tuesday, 11/15
Study- Quiz #4 next Tuesday, 11/15
Study- Quiz #4 next Tuesday, 11/15
Watch Election coverage and be prepared
to discuss on Wednesday!
None- Enjoy the weekend!
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Wednesday,
11/2/16
Tuesday, 11/1/16

learned about the dangers of factories in


the late 1800s-early 1900s.
Today we viewed a PowerPoint about
Lewis Hine and child labor in Americas
factories, and viewed and discussed
Hines photographs as a class.
Period 1: We continued to view the
episode of America: The Story of Us.
Period 7: Today we viewed a PowerPoint
and took notes about Jacob Riis and
tenements, and were introduced to the
concept of muckraking journalism.

tomorrow!
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Friday, 11/4!

Finish Tenement Newspaper


Assignment for Tomorrow!
You are a newspaper reporter
teaming up with Jacob Riis to publish a
story about life in the New York City
tenements during the late 1800s.
Using his photographs and your class
notes, write a 1-2 paragraph
newspaper column including the
following:
Description of the conditions in
tenements
Why was this a problem?
Call to action (what can we do to
solve this?)
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Friday, 11/4!

Monday, 10/31/16

Today we viewed an episode of America:


The Story of Us and answered viewing
guide questions.

Immigrant Letter Writing Assignment due


Tuesday, 11/1

Friday, 10/28/16

Thursday,
10/27/16

Wednesday,
10/26/16

Tuesday, 10/25/16
Monday, 10/24/16

Friday, 10/21/16

Please continue to check TeacherEase for


missing assignments! Marking Period ends
Friday, 11/4!
Today we had a class discussion about
Immigrant Letter Writing Assignment due
contemporary nativism, then continued to Tuesday, 11/1
work on our Immigrant Letter Writing
Assignment.
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Friday, 11/4!
Today we continued to work on our
Immigrant Letter Writing Assignment due
Immigrant Letter Writing Assignment
Tuesday, 11/1

Today we finished the Ellis Island Gallery


Walk activity from Monday and started
working on our Immigrant Letter Writing
Assignment.
Today we took a quiz on Industrialization
& Immigration
Today we completed a gallery walk
activity in which we answered questions
based on images depicting immigrant life
in America during the late 1800s-early
1900s.
Today we went over the questions from
the Ellis Island virtual tour worksheet.

Please continue to check TeacherEase for


missing assignments! Marking Period ends
Friday, 11/4!
Immigrant Letter Writing Assignment due
Tuesday, 11/1
Please continue to check TeacherEase for
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Friday, 11/4!
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Quiz tomorrow on Industrialization &
Immigration! Study Guide on Unit 2 page
on Weebly
Remember- Immigration PowerPoint
questions due Monday/10/24!

Thursday,
10/20/16

Today we finished our PowerPoint on


immigration, and took a virtual tour of
Ellis Island!

Have a good weekend!


1) Which group of immigrants do you think
thrived more in American society- old or
new immigrants? Explain.
2) Think back to the Do Now question
from today (you could have everything
youve hoped and dreamed of but may
never see your home or family againwould you do it?). Based on what we have
learned about immigration (specifically
the experiences of immigrants) during the
late 19th to early 20th century, has your
answer changed at all? How?
This will be due on Monday, 10/24, since
you are ahead of the other classes

Wednesday,
10/19/16
Tuesday, 10/18/16
Monday, 10/17/16

Today we viewed and took notes on a


PowerPoint presentation about the Age of
Immigration, focusing on Old vs. New
Immigrants and Push/Pull Factors.
Today we finished the stations activity
and reviewed it as a class.
Today we worked on a stations activity
about different inventions that emerged
during the Second Industrial Revolution
(late 1800s-early 1900s) and how they
impacted life in America.

Clear Expectations Sign-Off Sheet Due


Tomorrow!
Clear Expectations Letter Sign-Off Sheet
Due Thursday, 10/20
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on assignments!

Friday, 10/14/16

Thursday,
10/13/16

Tuesday, 10/11/16

Today we viewed and took notes on a


PowerPoint presentation about the
relationship between industrialization and
the growth of cities in turn-of-the-century
America.

Do you think industrialization was


positive or impact for America as a nation?
Explain using details from this PowerPoint.

Today we worked in groups to examine


images of New York City over the previous
two centuries. We recorded facts and
conclusions from each image, then
explained overall how New York City has
changed and grown, and how the growth
of cities has influenced America.
Today we began Unit 2 by brainstorming
in groups examples of how people,
policies (laws), and technological
advancements have impacted American
society.

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Predict how people and the government


will respond to the issues that
industrialization caused.

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