Sheltered US History October 10, 2012

Learning Goals

Explore Chapter 3  textbook vocabulary Thirteen Colonies

Agenda

  1. Read Chapter 3 (the thirteen colonies) to students. Point out pictures and have students describe what is going on.
  2. Discuss any new vocabulary words (ie Freedom, Religion, Religious Freedom, and Persecution)
  3. Discuss the concept of Freedom, have students work on a journal where they can write or draw about a connection they have to freedoms being taken away from them. (this will take the majority of the class) The journal is attached and translated to some of the languages represented in the class
  4. Complete New Vocabulary Chart
  5. Explore Timelines

Extension/ HW

  1. Finish Connection

Sheltered US History Class October 8 2012

Learning Goals

Explore Chapter 3 of textbook Thirteen Colonies through a picture walk, teacher led reading, and a connection journal .

Agenda

  1. Read Chapter 3 (the thirteen colonies) to students. Point out pictures and have students describe what is going on.
  2. Discuss any new vocabulary words (ie Freedom, Religion, Religious Freedom, and Persecution)
  3. Discuss the concept of Freedom, have students work on a journal where they can write or draw about a connection they have to freedoms being taken away from them. (this will take the majority of the class) The journal is attached and translated to some of the languages represented in the class

Extension/ HW

  1. Finish Connection

Sheltered US History Class #8, 09/26/12

Learning Goals:

 Explore Chapter 2 of textbook European Exploration through a picture walk, critical thinking questions, and a connection journal .

Agenda:
  1. Explore Chapter 2 (European Exploration) through a picture walk, critical thinking questions, and connection journal
  2. Begin US History Book page for Chapter 2: European Exploration

Homework:

Work on Book page for chapter 2: European Exploration

Sheltered US History Class #7 9/24/12

US History Notebook Page for Unit 1: The First Americans, Native Americans.

Learning Goals:

Finish “Book” Page for Chapter 1: The First Americans. Students will demonstrate an ability to summarize key ideas from the chapter, demonstrate connections to the course content, and use new vocabulary words.

Explore Chapter 2 of textbook European Exploration through a picture walk. 

Agenda:
  1. Finish US History Book Page for Chapter 1
  2. Explore Chapter 2 (European Exploration) through a picture walk.

Homework:

Complete Book page for chapter 1

Sheltered US History Class 6

Handout Class #5 and 6

US History Notebook Page for Unit 1: The First Americans, Native Americans.

Learning Goals: Explore Chapter 1 of textbook the First Americans, Native Americans. Use Maps and new vocabulary to identify resources available in different regions.

Agenda:
  1. Warm- Up
  2. Finish Creating a chart comparing resources available to Native Americans in different regions
  3. Complete Critical thinking questions for chapter 1
  4. Write a Summary for Chapter 1
  5. Identify lasting questions and items to explore in further detail from Chapter 1
  6. Start Notebook Page for Chapter 1- finish for HW

Sheltered US History Class #5

Learning Goals: Explore Chapter 1 of textbook the First Americans, Native Americans. Use Maps and new vocabulary to identify resources available in different regions.

Agenda:
  1. Set up Binders
  2. Finish  Geography of the United States. Create Mental Maps. Complete physical and political United States Maps
  3. Preview Chapter 1 the First Americans
  4. Complete New Vocabulary for Chapter 1
  5. Identify the Main Idea for Chapter 1
  6. Create a chart comparing resources available to Native Americans in different regions
  7. Complete Critical thinking questions for chapter 1
  8. Write a Summary for Chapter 1
  9. Identify lasting questions and items to explore in further detail from Chapter 1
Homework: Finish United States History Learning Goals and Topic of Interest Requests, Work on Notes from Chapter 1

Sheltered US History Class #4

Learning Goals:   Introduction to the Course

Agenda:
  1. Set up Binders
  2. Introduction to the Geography of the United States. Create Mental Maps. Complete physical and political United States Maps
  3. Explore United States History and Computer Productivity Tools
  4. Identify a Learning Topic of Interest and share with Ms. Hoffman over e-mail (Khoffman@pps.net) or Today’s Meet Chatroom
Homework: Finish United States History Learning Goals and Topic of Interest Requests
Ms. Hoffman’s favorite American History Websites:

ELD Sheltered US History Class 3

Learning Goals:
Introduction to the Course
Agenda:
  1. Set up Binders
  2. Introduction to the Geography of the United States. Create Mental Maps. Complete physical and political United States Maps
  3. Explore the Textbook
  4. As time allows, complete an introductory reading to the first unit of exploration and discovery.
Homework: Finish United States Mental Maps

Sheltered US History Class 2 September 10, 2012

Learning Goals:
Introduction to the Course.
Agenda:
  1. Warm-Up: Pre-thinking of brainstorm about the United States and US History. Define History and the course learning goals. Introduce Sheltered Text
  2. As time allows allow students to Reflect on the anniversary of September 11th. Use the Photo Essays, In class Discussion, Magazine, and Digital Resources to share an opinion. Thinking Questions What do you remember about Sept. 11, 2001? What did you learn from 9/11? How did 9/11 change the world? What are the right and wrong ways to commemorate the anniversary of 9/11? Link: Case Study September 11th represented in textbooks around the world
  3. Introduction to the Geography of the United States. Create Mental Maps
  4. As time allows, complete an introductory reading.
Homework: Finish United States Mental Maps

Class #1 Thursday Sept. 6 (A Day) or Friday Sept. 7 (B day)

Welcome to the First Day of School!

Learning Goal:

Introductions and Definitions

Agenda:

Extension: 

Homework: Take home  Parent Letter , Complete the Learning Goals Survey , and  Student Online Collaboration Contract

Extra Credit: Contact Ms. Hoffman using the class website, text, call, e-mail, twitter, cel.ly, or another method of your choice

 

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