Social Studies Curriculum

K

Trimester 1

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

Community

Holidays

Describe people and places in a neighborhood

Identify signs and symbols in a neighborhood

Describe different jobs and homes in neighborhood

Johnny Appleseed

Christopher Columbus

Studies Weekly

Weekly Reader

Classroom Books

Discussions of neighborhoods

Story Books

Story Books, Project on 3 ships

Trimester 2

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

Transportation

American Symbols

Holidays

Describe ways of traveling in your neighborhood

Describe different types of transportation

Identify symbols of our nation; pledge, flag, songs, etc.

Understand how and why we respect our flag

Thanksgiving

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Studies Weekly

Weekly Reader

Classroom Books

Discussions

Observation of student participation

Studies Weekly

Weekly Reader

Story Books

Songs

Learning the Pledge of Allegiance

Story Books

Story Books

Discussions of his dream

Writing: What is your dream?

Trimester 3

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

Maps

NJ Fun Facts

Farm Life

Recognize a map

Recognize a globe (understand the difference)

Understand basic map skills

Learn the names of all 50 states

Understand parts of NJ (towns, beaches, etc.)

Understand farm animals and farm life as it was

100 years ago.

Maps

Globe

Studies Weekly

Weekly Reader

Story Books

NJ Story Book

Field Trip to the Howell Living Farm

Farm Stories

Grade 1

Trimester 1

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

Civics

Geography

Safety and Rules

rules in school/safety in school

consequences

rules in community are called laws.

Responsibilities

Learn from family, schools, and communities and that they all have different responsibilities.

Explain globe in reference to Columbus as a model of Earth.

Use Thanksgiving to identify and locate the Atlantic

Ocean/N. America/Europe.

Compare and contrast daily life and customs

Compare to today's customs.

Informal Assessments

Teacher led/Student created class rules referencing community rules.

Students create "All About Me" poster. In part comparing home responsibilities to whole world.

Formal Assessment

Identify North America, Atlantic Ocean and Europe.

Identify different routes of Columbus and Pilgrims.

write 3 sentences comparing customs of Pilgrims to their own customs.

Use Weekly Reader - Columbus

Trimester 2

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

Civics

Government

Retell stories about Martin Luther King Jr.

Be introduced to the " I Have a Dream Speech".

Recognize the President as the leader of our country.

Explain the role of mayor, governor and president.

Retell stories of George Washington and

Abraham Lincoln.

Informative writing piece

Retell events that took place during Civil Rights

Movement lead by Dr. King.

Informative writing piece

Important events in George Washington and Abraham Lincoln's Life.

Research using age appropriate biographies and picture books which include facts and events in the presidents’ lives.

Class 1A and 1B retell their own writing piece to each other.

Trimester 3

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

Natural Resources

Economy

Identify natural resources in our town/city, state, nation.

Recognize ways that natural resources can be used

and reused

Contrast wants and needs in your life.

Show examples of goods and services in the home, school and community.

Identify examples of people wanting more than they have.

Formal

Make a chart showing how we care for our Earth.

Compose a poem for Earth Day.

Make an art project using cans, bottles and other recycled products to show ways that we can reuse and recycle various materials to make something new.

Formal

Create a poster board with items that you want on one half and necessities on the other.

Grade 2

Trimester 1

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

Current Events

Seasonal/Holidays

Map Skills

Election Day

Veterans Day

Johnny Appleseed

Christopher Columbus

Thanksgiving

Native Americans

Halloween

Compass Rose

Map Key/Symbols

Weather

Graphic Organizer of Government Leaders:

President, Governor, Mayor, Senate

Identify branches of service

Retell Story of Johnny Appleseed

Identify Route to America

Variety of projects/arts and crafts

Retelling of the story of Thanksgiving

Map skills booklet, Identify getting from one place to another,

Identify symbols and meaning of the map key

Trimester 2

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

Current Events

Seasonal

Map Skills

Martin Luther King

Identify North, South, East, West

Group Project/Assembly

Create a map and identify how to get from one place to

another

Trimester 3

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

Land Forms

Bodies of Water

Map Skills

Recycle

To identify mountains, plains, deserts, peninsula

island

To identify lakes, rivers, oceans

Continue from trimester 2

To identify reduce/reuse/recycle

play doh creation of maps

iPad activity

Play doh creation of maps

iPad activity

Grade 3

Grade 4

Trimester 1

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

United States Regions and Regions of

New Jersey

Map Skills

New Jersey State Government

Identify and define major landforms and waterways

throughout United States and New Jersey

Build and/or create models of these landforms and

waterways

Identify and define areas in United States rich

in agriculture and industry

Analyze different regions in New Jersey based on

landforms, waterways, climate, agriculture and industry.

Compare and Contrast different regions internationally

nationally and state wide

Describe different climate and weather patterns

across regions of the United States

Describe natural resources found in different regions

and in New Jersey

Identify Key Map Components compass rose, map scale, map legend, map title

Identify and apply information on lines of longitude and latitude, as well as, locate the Prime Meridian

and Equator on a map

Describe different types of maps; such as, political, agricultural, physical, climate and economic.

Identify main roles of different branches of government and the role of our mayor, governor, as well as, our president.

Compare and Contrast national, state and community forms of government.

Describe citizenship and what it means to be a citizen

Analyze and apply the Bill of Rights to understanding

your rights as a citizen of the United States

Explain how major leaders Susan B. Anthony, worked towards voting rights for women

Explain the election process for governor

Identify state symbols and describe how laws were

created to make state symbols

Students will work in cooperative groups and build models of landforms and waterways using sand, rocks and metal trays.

Students will work in cooperative groups

and travel to learning stations with maps of different landforms and waterways. They will respond to critical thinking questions about these areas.

Students will draw out path of Mississippi River.

Students will choose an image seen along the Mississippi and write a Haiku Poem about it

Students will use different types of maps and respond to critical thinking questions about

agriculture, physical features, climate and industry

Write a letter to a National Park requesting information about a landform

Bill Nye: Extreme Weather discussion and questions

United States Regions Test Unit 1

New Jersey Regions Packet students label different maps and regions in state based on agriculture, physical features, climate and/or industry

New Jersey Regions Test

Students will create and/or design their own map. They will include all major map components.

Scholastic Map Skills workbooks

Students will identify different lines using the globe and google earth.

United States Regions Test

Graphic Organizer showing different tiers of government

T-Chart variation to Compare and Contrast

Levels of Government

State Government Critical Thinking Questions gathered from textbook

Journal Write: What does it mean to be a citizen?

Journal Write: What types of traits must one possess to be considered an excellent leader?

Primary Election held for Future Governor based on students submitting their own Bio describing what makes them the best candidate

After primaries Persuasive Essay/Speech

student for future governor

Class Simlulation/Reinactment of steps and/or process to selecting a governor

Creation of slogans and buttons supporting class candidate running for governor by analyzing slogans found in media

Charlie Brown Video: You're Not Elected

Critique video and discuss pro's and con's of election process

Students choose one state symbol and create a Cinquain Poem

Trimester 2

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

New Jersey Lenape Native American

Tribe

New Jersey Early Explorers and Colonial

Settlements

New Jersey and the Revolutionary War

Martin Luther King Jr.

Explain how/why the Lenape tribe came to New Jersey

Describe the Lenape culture, traditions, family life, customs and daily living.

Describe the migration pattern of the Lenape Native Americans

Identify and describe who the first explorers of New Jersey were and explain the reasons for their explorations in our state

Identify the problems faced by early explorers

Relate cause/effect of New Jersey changing from the Swede to the Dutch control and then again from the Dutch to the English control

Compare and Contrast eastern and western parts of New Jersey

Analyze and explain how agriculture and industry

have changed in the early colonies

Examine and explain the events leading to

the Revolutionary War in New Jersey

Describe New Jersey's role in the Revolutionary

War and its importance

Identify the major leaders from our state that

signed the Declaration of Independence

Analyze and explain each battle of the Revolution

that occurred in New Jersey

Identify key leaders and groups from New

Jersey involved in the Revolution

Describe the role Martin Luther King Jr.

played during the Civil Rights Movement

Identify ratified amendments that worked towards

equality, as well as, Brown verse the Board of

Education case

Identify major leaders that helped fight for

equal rights; such as, Harriet Tubman,

the Quakers, President Eisenhower, Martin Luther

King Jr. , Rosa Parks

Compare and Contrast Martin Luther King Jr

and Rosa Park's role in the Civil Rights movement

Building of a Lenape Village with wetus and wigwams

Create models of ceremonial dress including masks

Read The Rainbow Crow a Lenape Tale and write a folktale

Present an important tradition, custom, or part of the Lenape daily living.

Lenape Native American Test multiple choice with short answers

Classroom simulation: Boat ride

students placed in cooperative teams that represent one of the countries that sailed to New Jersey, students will be given real-life problems faced by explorers

they will journal ways to solve these problems

Create a Timeline of Explorers

Draw and label different maps for Henry Hudson Journey, Dutch and Swedes, East and West and the

English

Design in cooperative teams a colonial village

Explorers and Colonial Settlements Test

Write/complete a chart with each event

Create a skit for each event leading to the Revolution

and video tape it

Jigsaw groups will each research a battle and develop a short lesson to teach their peers about their battle

Create and label a map of the different battles and important leaders on paper and using Mimeo

New Jersey and the Revolution Multiple Choice Test and Essay

Cooperative Teams/Peer Partner Learning

create a model of the battle researched

Read and take notes using a graphic organizer on the life of Martin Luther King Jr.

Create a Timeline of events and people involved that led to the signing of Civil Rights Act 1957

Underground Railroad interactive website

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bhistory

/underground_railroad/index.htm

Research and use MLA citations to write a compare and contrast essay on Martin Luther King Jr.

and Rosa Parks

Trimester 3

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

New Jersey Research Paper

New Jersey Industry and Agriculture

New Jersey Environment

Identify major historical locations found within the different regions of New Jersey

Develop and create research questions about the New Jersey historic location

Analyze research questions and apply research skills to note taking and outlining of information gathered

Conduct field research through visiting their historic location

Synthesize the information and write both draft and final research paper

Create and/or design a visual display for New Jersey Day of their location

Identify and define different regions based on industry and agriculture

Analyze and conduct research on major forms of industry and agriculture for our state

Describe how industry and agriculture has grown and

changed, as well as, ways New Jersey contributes to the economic growth and development of our country

Identify and explore Endangered species list for our state

Research and explain practical ways to help these species survive in our state

Label a map with the different historical locations

Brainstorm Graphic Organizer for questions

Graphic Organizers for note-taking and outlining

Collection of brochures and packets, as well as, photographs

Use one internet website source and one book for research, as well as, paragraph organizers for the draft

Final copies of paper are typed

http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/histori...

Students create a poster board displaying pictures, brochures and information gathered for New Jersey Day Presentations for the school

Cooperative groups create posters displaying major industrial and agricultural aspects of our state

Cooperative groups research and create their own presentation for younger students to engage with on New Jersey Day

New Jersey Industry and Agriculture Packet that describes the major changes

www.endangeredspecie.com/states/nj.htm

Read and respond to critical thinking questions about an endangered species listed

Cooperative groups/Partner Learning will create and/or design their own practical habitat to

support an endangered species of our state

Grade 5

Trimester 1

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

The Land and the Early People

Native American Cultures

Age of Exploration and Discovery

1. Students will be able to identify and describe key national states and regions.

2. Students will be able to read, write, and discuss the economic impact of the five national regions on the United States.

3. Students be able to read and interpret political maps.

4. Students will be able to explain and interpret

patterns and the use of renewable and non-resources

5. Students will be able to read, write and discuss the early origins of the Mayan and Olmec culture.

6. Students will be able to read, write and discuss the life of the Cheyenne tribe in Nomadic Society.

7. Students will be able to read, write and discuss lives of the early explorers.

Students will be able to compare and contrast

historical impact of Christopher Columbus and

Amerigo Vespucci.

1. Using Bloom's Taxonomy to evaluate student progress.

Using unit tests as a form of evaluation to test knowledge and comprehension.

2. Using DBQ's as form of evaluation for students to provide specific information on the regions based on written assessment.

3. Using and interpretation of political maps taken Harcourt Social Workbook and Textbook exercises.

Taken from Unit 1 on the early people and the land.

4. Students to be able to answer and evaluate key questions about the environment. Reference Harcourt

Social Textbook for critical thinking questions. Pg. 40-50.

5. Students will be able to write a short report on the Mayan culture in order to evaluate knowledge of content. Report to work in conjunction with Collins

Writing Program.

1. Students will be able to compare and contrast life in the Eastern Woodlands and Central Plains.

2. Students will be able to examine the cause and effect

on the treatment of Natives in contemporary society.

3. Information to be found in Unit 1 Chapters 2-4 in the Harcourt Social Workbook and Textbook exercises.

1. Students to write a profile on Christopher Columbus.

How should Columbus be viewed in history? Information taken from the Harcourt Social textbook and a biography of Columbus taken the history channel. Students will also able to tell fact from opinion.

Compare and contrast essay to evaluate student content knowledge.

Trimester 2

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

1. Building the First Colonies

2. The Thirteen Colonies

Middle Colonies and Southern

Colonies.

Students will be able to read, write and discuss the settlements of the Spanish colonies.

Students will be able to read, write and discuss the settlements of the Virginia Colony.

Students will be able to discuss why the Pilgrims fled England.

Students will be able to discuss the impact of the Mayflower Compact on early American

Government.

Students will be able to discuss settlement of Dutch in New York and the French in

Louisiana.

Students will be able to write about the settlement of the New England Colonies

Students will be able to explain the use of Triangular Trade Routes to ship enslaved

Africans.

Students will be able to discuss life in the Middle Colonies

Students will be to discuss the settlement of the Southern Colonies.

1. Students to write an informative essay on New Spain and settlement of the borderlands.

Students to also answer comprehension questions on pg.152 #1-4. Also comprehension questions using the Social Studies Assessment manual.

Students will write a compare and contrast essay on Jamestown and the Plymouth Colony.

Students to also answer comprehension questions on the religious views of Pilgrims and King Henry the

VIII taken from the Social Studies textbook pg.167 #1-4 and the Social Studies Assessment book.

Students to write a persuasive essay encouraging fellow Pilgrims to sign the Mayflower compact.

Also to discuss the importance of majority rule.

Students to write an informative essay on New Amsterdam and the settlement of New York City.

Students to write profiles on the struggles of Anne Hutchinson and Roger Williams.

Students to write an opinion essay on the evils of slavery.

Students to answer comprehension questions on

Ben Franklin and William Penn. Reference pg. 239 and 243 for the list of questions.

Students will write a compare and contrast essay on the religious views of the Puritans and Catholics.

Students will be able to identify the Calverts and James

Oglethorpe and compare and contrast their views on the settlements.

Students will be able to discuss the evils of slavery, racism in the South. Whole class discussion plus students view America: The Story of US portion on slavery.

Trimester 3

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

American Revolution

A Growing Nation

Civil War and Post War

Students will be able to write about the road to war.

Students will be able to read, write and discuss:

Stamp Act, Sons and Daughters of Liberty,

Townshend Acts and the Boston Massacre.

Key battles

Boston Massacre, The Battle of Bunker hill, and The

Battle of Yorktown.

Students will be able to discuss and write about the Declaration of Independence.

Students will be able to discuss and write about problems faced by the writers of the

Constitution.

Students will be able to explain in detail the three branches of government and the balance of power.

Students will be able to evaluate the effectiveness

of the Articles of Confederation and Bill of Right

Students will be able to write and discuss the Missouri Compromise

Students will discuss the Dred Scott decision and its impact on the Bill of Rights.

Students will write about the Underground Railroad.

Students will be able to discuss the life of Abraham Lincoln and signing of the Emancipation

Proclamation.

Key battles of the Civil War Fort Sumter and Bull Run

Students will be able to examine southern life after the Civil War.

Students to write and discuss the consequences of the French and Indian War. The British attempt to pay for the war through higher taxes presented to the colonists.

Students to be evaluated on their ability to identify root causes of the war through comprehension questions and Assessment questions taken from the manual. Reference pg. 299 #1-4.

Students to write a newspaper article on the view of an early colonist Expressing their outrage at the Stamp Act.

Students will be able to write and describe the British surrender at Yorktown.

Students will be able to construct a timeline to demonstrate knowledge of key battles in the Revolutionary War.

A descriptive paragraph which highlights the role of Thomas Jefferson.

Students to discuss and then write about the importance of the United States Constitution.

Student to design historical charts. Which outline the three branches of government. Also to describe in detail checks and balances.

Students will be able to write and describe why the Articles of Confederation did not work.

A cause and effect essay that evaluates what led to the construction of the constitution.

A compare and contrast essay that examines battles of the Revolutionary War and Civil War.

Students to perform a creative skit in groups.

to evaluate creativity and impact of Dred Scott

Students will play the role of a slave and the race to freedom through Haiku poetry.

Students to write a newspaper article playing the role of a reporter. The article will recap the historic day as if the students were there.

Students will be able to write and describe Fort Sumter and Bull Run.

Students to complete and SRQ3 chart to evaluate for content knowledge.

Grade 6

Trimester 1

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

ancient mesopotamia

ancient egypt

* geography of fertile cresent

* sumer & babylon

* beginnings of Judaism

* geography of ancient egypt

* land of pharaohs

* ancient egyptian civilization

* daily life in ancient egypt

* identifying cause & effect

* chapter 5 test

* using maps at different scales- large/ small scale

* chapter 4 test

Trimester 2

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

ancient greece

ancient rome

* geography of ancient greece

* rise of greek cities

* athens age of glory

* greek empire

* geography of ancient rome

* the rise of the roman republic

* the roman empire

* beginnings of Christianity

* the decline of the roman empire

* making conclusions

* chapter 8 test

* reading elevation maps & profiles

* chapter 9 test

* compare & contrast paper

Trimester 3

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

ancient india

ancient china

ancient america

ancient arabia

* geography of ancient india

* early indian civilization

* beginnings of Hinduism

* beginnings of Buddhism

* geography of ancient china

* the first dynasty

* the emperor's clay army

* confucius changes china

* geography of middle america

* the olmec civilization

* maya civilization

* geography of arabia

* beginnings of islam

* a muslim caliphate

* comparing different kinds of maps

* chapter 6 test

* writing a summary

* chapter 7 test

* chapter 11 test

* chapter 10 test

Grade 7

Trimester 1

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

Age of Exploration

Colonial America

Current Events

Students will be able to identify various explorers and the reasons for exploration

Students will understand what the Columbian Exchange is and how it works

Analyzing the importance of the New England colonies and Jamestown

Analyzing the importance of the Middle Colonies

Analyzing the importance of the Southern Colonies

Analyzing the French and Indian War and understanding different perspectives

Evaluating pertinent current events and applying them to their own lives

Formal Assessment- Quiz of explorers

Drawing of a map of the Columbian Exchange

Formal Assessment- Chap. 3 Test

Formal Assessment- Chap. 4 Test

Create a Colony Map of Middle, Southern, or New England and the physical properties as well as the key crops

Create a and interview with a French supporter, a Native American, and a British supporter

The Current Event write up on happenings in New Jersey and the world

Trimester 2

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

Road to Independence

American Revolution

Current Events

Understand the phrase taxation without representation

Analyze the Boston Tea Party and Boston Massacre

Evaluate the importance of the events of Lexington and Concord

Understand the phrase taxation without representation

Evaluate the importance and meaning of the Declaration of Independence

Understand how the War began

Analyze how the various battles lead to outcome of the war

Evaluate to importance of key people such as George Washington, etc.

Recalling how the Patriots won the Revolution

Evaluating pertinent current events and applying them to their own lives

Chap. 5 Test

Create a News article about the Tea Party or Massacre from the perspective of either the British or Patriots

Create a political cartoon to show understanding of taxation and the Declaration of Independence

Create an Amusement Park identifying key events, people, and battles of the Revolution and their impact

Chap. 6 Test

The Current Event write up on happenings in New Jersey and the world

Trimester 3

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

Perfect Union

Research Paper

The First Presidency

Jefferson Era

Manifest Destiny

Current Events

Create a Country

Identify the Articles of Confederation and their meaning to the country

Understanding the branches of Government and how they work

Understanding and Analyzing the Bill of Rights' impact on America

Understand how to research a topic

How to write and proof a research paper

Analyze the formation of the first political parties such as the Republican and Federalist

Understand the impact the Louisiana Purchase on the United States

Analyze all aspects of War of 1812 from the onset to the Treaty of Ghent

Analyzing the events of the Jacksonian Democracy

Understanding the Mexican American War and its effect on America

Evaluating pertinent current events and applying them to their own lives

Create a Constitution for own country

Choose a Plan of Government and describe why

Define the country's Allies

Draw and describe the size, shape, and demographics of the country

Quiz on the Articles of Confederation

Create a personal Constitution about the laws that are most important to a country

Create Note Cards with facts about the topic

Research topic and provide citations and a works cited page

Create Rough and Final Draft of a research paper

Chap. Test

Create a cartoon to support either the Federalist party or the democratic-Republican

Chapter Test

Quiz on the events surrounding the War of 1812

Create skits of a game show about the events of the War of 1812

Chapter Test

The Current Event write up on happenings in New Jersey and the world

Project depicting all aspects of a country

Grade 8

Trimester 1

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

Road to the Civil War

North and South

Age of Reform

Current Events

Students will analyze the importance the controversy slavery caused

Understand the events leading to the Civil War and the eventual Secession of states

Compare and Contrast the differences in lifestyle and their economies

Understand the meaning abolition had on the United States

Comprehend the impact of social reforms after the Civil War

Analyze the Women's Movement and the key people involved

Evaluating pertinent current events and applying them to their own lives

Friendly letter from a slave to their family describing their hardships

Political Cartoons depicting events causing the Civil War

Formal Assessment in a test

Formal Assessment- Chapter Test

Formal Assessment in a test

Students will create skits about the various movements to demonstrate the reformers' feelings

The Current Event write up on happenings in New Jersey and the world

Trimester 2

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

Civil War

Reconstruction

Western Frontier

Growth of Industry

Current Events

Evaluate both sides of the war

Analyze the Gettysburg Address and the events surrounding it

Evaluate the importance of the events of Lexington and Concord

Evaluate the plans for Reconstruction

Discover what altered the South's attitude

Understand what caused the mining boom

Comprehend the impact of mining and farming

Understand the value the railroad had

Evaluate inventions and their purpose

Comprehend impact big business had in the formation of Unions and industry

Evaluating pertinent current events and applying them to their own lives

Students will make their own questions for a quiz they feel are important

Formal Assessment in a test

Student will create a map of a battle in the war and write a brief synopsis

Formal Assessment in a test

Take notes on the film "The Story of Us"

Students will research an inventor and write up a brief biography

Formal Assessment in a test

The Current Event write up on happenings in New Jersey and the world

Trimester 3

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

RESOURCES

Urban America

Research Paper

Progressivism

Spanish American War

WWI

Current Events

Depression and WWII

Analyze the Immigration process

Understand the process at Ellis Island

Comprehend the urban culture around the turn of century

Understand how to research a topic

How to write and proof a research paper

Analyze the Progressive Movement and Women's Rights

Understand the impact of the War

Analyze the War in Europe before and after US involvement

American involvement on the home front

Analyzing the events of the Jacksonian Democracy

Evaluating pertinent current events and applying them to their own lives

Analyze the effect f the Great Depression

Understand how Hitler came to power

Compare the European and Pacific Fronts

Write an autobiography about an immigrant from a country of their choice

Trip to Ellis Island

Formal Assessment in a test

Create Note Cards with facts about the topic

Research topic and provide citations and a works cited page

Create Rough and Final Draft of a research paper

Chap. Test

Create a game board about the Progressive Movement and the people and events involved

Chapter Quiz

Take notes on a DVD of WWI

Chapter Test

Students will write propaganda for either side during the war

The Current Event write up on happenings in New Jersey and the world

Take notes on DVD documentary

Create a Venn diagram

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