Period 3 – U.S. History Honors Lesson Plan (2-27-2015)

U.S. History Header 2Unit:

Unit #1 – A Nation is Born

Chapter #2 – Growth & Conflict (1789-1877)

Section #4 – The Civil War

Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:

Students will understand the United States’s growth rate during this period with 90% accuracy in 3 of 4 trials.

Today’s Objectives:

Students will be analyzing their work from yesteray so see how objective they were at writing a textbook passage on life after the Civil War using primary documents.

Behavioral Norms (Student Developed):

1.  “Only one person talks at a time” – Noah  (23 votes – approved)

2. “Respect others opinions/ideas” – Rob (31 votes – approved)

3. “Stay on task” – Andrea ( 27 votes – approved)

Vocabulary:

Civil (war), habeas corpus, dysentery, measles, amputation, musket, soldier, Confederacy, states rights, emancipation (proclamation), commander, battle, freed men, rations, army, casualty, nullification, Union, copperhead, national supremacy, conscription, ironclad

Agenda:

Task #1 – Lets read over the viewpoints together again just to make sure we are all on the same page and for those who were absent yesterday.

Downloadable File ->Views of Teachers at African American Schools in 1864

Downloadable File -> Views of a Former Slave from Tennessee in 1865

Downloadable File -> Views of a Former Confederate Supporter

Downloadable File -> View of Southerners Against

Task #2 – Now lets read through the work the groups turned in yesterday. Each group will get a copy of each groups response. On a seperate sheet of lined paper to be turned in by the end of today I want you to answer each of the following questions:

  • How long was the passage?
  • Did they Cite……..
    1. Former Slave Samuel Childress?
    2. Teachers in African American Schools?
    3. Former Confederate Supporter?
    4. Southerners against the Civil Rights bill in 1875?
  • Did they give equal attention to both the northern and southern points of view?
  • How biased do you think the passage was percentage wise? Ex: you could say 80% northern information 20% southern information
  • How many grammatical or spelling errors did you see? What were the most common?

Task #3 – Lets come back together as a class and discuss what we found after reading.

Downloadable File -> Group Response Class Analysis (2-27-2015)

Task #4 – Lets use the last 15 minutes of class to hand back papers. Today you will recieve back the following assignments:

General Order 143

Gettysburg Address Questions

Gettysburg Address

Shifting Tides Timeline and Map

54th Massachusetts questions

Emancipation Proclamation Analysis

Battle of Antietam summary

Public Reacts – Quotes from the peoples reaction to the Emancipation Proclamation

Civil War Timeline  Activity

Homework:

Make sure you are working on your questions. You are gaining more evidence to work with each day. To download a copy of the questions use the link below.

Downloadable File -> Civil War Unit – Main Question & Focus Questions

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