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Lesson Plans 3/20-3/24

Mon-TEKS-8.14(b),8.27(b),8.27(c),8.27(d),8.28(a)

Objectives- The student will identify improvements in manufacturing in the Northeast and explain how they helped the regions economy. The student will analyze the impact of the telegraph. The student will consider the impact the mechanical reaper had on farmers.

Instruction- check Gold Rush postcard pg. 71 in journal and Manifest Destiny puzzle pg. 73 in journal, read pages 426-431, notes outline,

Tues-TEKS-8.7(b),8.12(c),8.23(a),8.23(b),8.23(c),8.24(b),8.27(c),8.27(d),8.28(b)

Objectives- The student will discuss the establishment of the factory system. The student will list the problems when working in a factory and consider why the conditions existed. The student will explain the effect of industry on the growth of cities.

Instruction- warm up Morse Code, conditions of factory workers, different groups of workers, growth of cities,

Wed-TEKS-8.7(b),8.7(c),8.12(a),8.12(b),8.12(d),8.27(a)

Objectives- The student will consider the slow process of cotton harvesting and how this affected profits. The student will describe the Southern economy in 1850. The student will consider the reasons why industries did not develop in the South.

Instruction- warm up pg. 437, read pages 437-440, compare and contrast the North and South,

Thurs-TEKS-8.7(b),8.12(d),8.23(b),8.23(c),8.23(d),8.23(e),8.26(a),8.27(b)

Objectives- The student will list the four categories that most white southerners fit into during thus time period. The student will list the differnce between yeomen and tenant farmers.

Instruction- Pictionary warm up, read pages 441-447, four groups, start handout,

Fri- work on handout from Chapter 15 section 4

 

Lesson Plans 3/6-3/10

Mon-TEKS-8.6(b),8.6(d),8.10(a),8.11(a)

objectives- The student will explain the conflict over California and New Mexico. The student will discuss the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and reflect on the effects of the war with Mexico.

Instruction- Manifest Destiny map #5 and #6, read pg. 407, read pg. 402, read pages 410-414, cause and effect,

Tues- Anchor chart Mexican War

We’d-TEKS-8.6(b), 8.6(d), 8.11(b)

Objectives- The student will discuss the effects of the California Gold Rush. The student will speculate on how Forty-Niners who didn’t find gold could make a living in California.

Instruction- you tube “America the Story of Us” , read pages 415-417, create a postcard from California,

Thurs-TEKS-8.6(b), 8.23(a),

Objectives- The student will explain the reasons why Mormons were forced from place to place. The students will analyze Joseph Smiths’s ideas about an idea society.

Instruction- 1st 10 Presidents Test, read pages 417-419, story map Mormons,

Fri- Manifest Destiny puzzle

Lesson Plans 2/27-3/3

Mon-TEKS-8.1(a),8.6(b),8.6(c),8.10(a),8.10c)

Objectives- The student will discuss why settlers and trappers were attracted to Oregon and the Far West. The student will explain the hardships settlers faced on wagon trains to the west.

Instruction- America the Story of Us Westward, read pages 398-402, start Oregon Trail,

Tues- finish Oregon Trail

Wed-TEKS-8.6(a),8.10(a),8.10(b)

Objectives- The student will explain the history of Florida becoming a state. The student will discuss the growth of Florida and the conditions for statehood.

Instruction- grade Oregon Trail Packet, read pages 403-404, KWL Texas,

Thurs-TEKS-8.1(a),8.10(a),8.11(a)

Objectives- The student will discuss American settlement of Texas and the resulting tensions with Mexico. The student will discuss the annexation of Texas and consider how ideas can change history.

Instruction- read pages 405-407, complete handout, Manifest Destiny map #5,

Fri-TEKS-8.6(b),8.6(d),8.10(a),8.11(a)

Objectives- The student will explain the conflict over California and New Mexico. The student will discuss the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and reflect on the effects of war with Mexico.

Instruction- read pages 410-414, cause and effect Mexican War