7th Period US History 20-21-2 Assignments

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1920's Advertisements in Google Classroom

1920's Advertisements

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Monopoly and Gilded Age Essay in Google Classroom

Monopoly and Gilded Age Essay

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Shark Tank Ooh Ah Ha (Industrial Revolution) in Google Classroom

Shark Tank Ooh Ah Ha (Industrial Revolution)

Follow the directions

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Become the Baron Monopoly Project in Google Classroom

Become the Baron Monopoly Project

We will go through in class unless quarantined

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Reconstruction Test in Google Classroom

Reconstruction Test

We will take in class Friday

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2-25 SNOW DAY Assignment/Attendance in Google Classroom

2-25 SNOW DAY Assignment/Attendance

Today is 1-8 please click turn in for attendance purposes

1st and 2nd are watching a movie, and 2nd your quiz will be Friday.
4th and 7th are playing a kahoot, and taking quiz on MONDAY

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Yellow Journalism Fake News Article in Google Classroom

Yellow Journalism Fake News Article

Please follow the instructions provided

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Reconstruction Hexagon Note Mini-Project in Google Classroom

Reconstruction Hexagon Note Mini-Project

Please follow directions, we will be going through this in class.

If you are on remote learning, please try your best to print this out, otherwise the shapes and hexagons can prove to be a challenge.

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Civil War Pop Quiz in Google Classroom

Civil War Pop Quiz

Please follow directions

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Glory 1989 [R] Permission Slip in Google Classroom

Glory 1989 [R] Permission Slip

Please have your parent/guardian review this permission slip to watch the movie. If we are on remote, I will figure something out.

Parents or guardians should fill out the permission slip if they DO NOT want you to watch the film.

They can also contact me through email as well.

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Fredrick Douglass Battle with Mr. Covey Questions and Docs in Google Classroom

Fredrick Douglass Battle with Mr. Covey Questions and Docs

Please answer the questions on the half sheet pages, answers should be in complete sentences with information from the document provided.

Answers should be submitted on a separate document or a sheet of paper

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The Oregon Trail Journal Assignment in Google Classroom

The Oregon Trail Journal Assignment

Play the "Oregon Trail" Game and write a journal on your character's experiences.
http://fourthgradegingerich.weebly.com/oregon-trail-game.html
Make sure to include:

What choices you made at the beginning
What you spent your money on and why
What events took place for your character
Who died (IF any) and from what?

Otherwise, simply write journal entries based on the dates presented in your game.

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US History Final Exam (Project) in Google Classroom

US History Final Exam (Project)

Please follow the directions, please please please ask questions if you have them!!!

The timeline DOES NOT need to be a straight line but it does need to be organized!

Remember, include as much information as possible, you may include anything that is NOT on that list, and that will be extra.

THE BEST project will receive extra credit and become a reference poster for the classroom.

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Final Exam in Google Classroom

Final Exam

Please do your best

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Do you want the final exam to be test based or project based? in Google Classroom

Do you want the final exam to be test based or project based?

Please answer, I cannot guarantee this will be what you get, but we have been told that a pen and paper exam will most likely not be the best form of assessment.

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Manifest Destiny Packet (Remote Learners) in Google Classroom

Manifest Destiny Packet (Remote Learners)

Please turn it in here if you have completed it on remote.

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Federalist No.52 Dec 3rd or 4th in Google Classroom

Federalist No.52 Dec 3rd or 4th

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Federalist No.51 Dec 1st or 2nd in Google Classroom

Federalist No.51 Dec 1st or 2nd

Please answer the following questions based on Federalist Paper No.51

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Asynchronous Monday Nov 30th in Google Classroom

Asynchronous Monday Nov 30th

Please answer the following questions based on the Federalist Paper No.10. These documents are posted in Google Classroom

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Bill of Rights (Quarantine Edition ONLY) in Google Classroom

Bill of Rights (Quarantine Edition ONLY)

You may only complete this if you are currently quarantined, please join the Google Meet to make sure you get the full instructions needed to complete the quiz

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The Declaration of YOUR Independence in Google Classroom

The Declaration of YOUR Independence

After our discussion about the Declaration of Independence, please take time to write your own version of the declaration towards an audience of your choice.

Topic Ideas:

Declaring Independence from the Clear Creek Education System
Declaring Independence from Social standards of today's society
Declaring Independence from King George in 1775
Declaring Independence from COVID regulations and protocols
Declaring Independence from Any other Topic approved by Mahoney

For each of the prompts you must do the following:

Create an argumentative statement or claim that you will defend throughout your declaration
Provide problems as well as solutions for them to help build your argument
Use historical or relevant information to provide support for your thesis or claim
Abuse strong wording and a clear direction to "stick it to the man" and show them who's boss
Write close to 3 pages of an argument, the actual Declaration is 3 pages long, you can do the same

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Bill of Rights Foldables (In Class) in Google Classroom

Bill of Rights Foldables (In Class)

We will be completing these in class, THESE are your notes for the test, please use them wisely

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Remember Remember the 5th of November in Google Classroom

Remember Remember the 5th of November

We will go over this information in class one of these days, just a fun little piece of history that I thought you would find interesting.

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The Revolutionary War in Google Classroom

The Revolutionary War

This will be the Reenactment Project we will be working on, we will go outside on that day depending on weather conditions. This project is worth roughly 200 points, as there are many pieces, leadership points and other parts that all play a role. IF YOU DO NOT DO THIS, you will NOT pass the class.

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Asynchronous Monday 11-2 US in Google Classroom

Asynchronous Monday 11-2 US

Please upload a draft of what you have been working on for your project. Thanks! This can be anything, simply upload SOMETHING so that I know you are working on something, and not taking the week off!

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Revolutionary War Reenactment Day 2 in Google Classroom

Revolutionary War Reenactment Day 2

Good morning,

For remote learning my class will look the same as when we were quarantined, with a slight change. You will need to tune into the google meet for attendance, and then I will have you work on the project for the length of class. I WILL be in the Google Meet for the extent of the class period, and will be checking in with each group at the end of class to ensure that the work has been completed.

Please use this assignment slot to turn in whatever work you are working on, IF you do not complete the work for this day, you will be asked to turn it in for a future date, DO NOT think this is free time, we are going to get through this!

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Snow Day 10-26 Attendance - Revolutionary War Spontoon in Google Classroom

Snow Day 10-26 Attendance - Revolutionary War Spontoon

Please answer the following questions IN COMPLETE SENTENCES. Except for the last one...

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Political Cartoon for Pre-Revolutionary War in Google Classroom

Political Cartoon for Pre-Revolutionary War

This is mostly for people who are quarantined or online : )
Create a political cartoon that is convincing people to join the American Revolution.

What you need:

Drawing with some symbolism and creative elements that grab at the audience's attention
Slogan or phrase that has meaning towards patriotism, American identity or other elements
Write a few sentences that support the argument of your cartoon, what it's trying to convince and how it plans to do that

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Pre-Revolutionary War Test in Google Classroom

Pre-Revolutionary War Test

Please take this and do your best, all of the information is on the lecture that has been posted and the assignments you have been doing in class. This is your first test, so it will weigh for quite a bit, PLEASE make sure you use your resources to study!

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The Salem Witch Trials 9-28-10-1 in Google Classroom

The Salem Witch Trials 9-28-10-1

Due to the situation we are in, we cannot play the Salem Witch Trials game...yet...
This is your assignment for Monday September 28th-October 1st. I do still want you to check in with me for class time on Google Meets, but I will also be double checking each of your essays each day for progress.

Although the assignment says it is ungraded, this is an essay/project grade and will weigh heavily.

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The Mayflower and Plymouth Rock 9-24-9-25 in Google Classroom

The Mayflower and Plymouth Rock 9-24-9-25

Please watch this video for Thursday-Friday's assignment. Do not forget to tune into the Google Meet for first 10 minutes of class time for attendance.

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Powhatan Indians and The Virginia Company in Google Classroom

Powhatan Indians and The Virginia Company

IF you have Disney+, please watch Pocahontas and answer the following questions.
IF you do NOT have Disney+ please watch these videos and answer the questions

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The Harsh Reality of the English Colonies 9-21 in Google Classroom

The Harsh Reality of the English Colonies 9-21

Please read this, watch the video and answer these question.

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The Lost and Failed Colony of Roanoke in Google Classroom

The Lost and Failed Colony of Roanoke


Please answer the following questions based on the video posted.

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New Crops and Herbs in America 9/14 in Google Classroom

New Crops and Herbs in America 9/14

Please read the article and answer the questions on this document, we will be playing the board game starting Tuesday (except 7th because I will be gone for XC).

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Quakers and Natives Assignment 9-11 in Google Classroom

Quakers and Natives Assignment 9-11

Please be aware everything must be submitted by 3:00 pm or you will receive and unexcused absence.

Please watch the video, read the document and answer the questions, they are not complicated, the video is mostly touching on the trade and perspectives of the puritans, since that is what we are covering in class.

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Separatists vs Puritans 9-10 Attendance Assignment in Google Classroom

Separatists vs Puritans 9-10 Attendance Assignment

Please follow these instructions, IF YOUR PARTNER CHOOSES TO DO NOTHING, DO NOT WORRY, THEY WILL FAIL YOU WILL NOT, these will be graded as individual assignments so you will not be weighed down by a partner.

This will also be your attendance for today, so if you would like to not get an unexcused absence, here you go. Please be aware you are a full time student, these are not days off, you are held under the same standards at home as you are in class.

Separatists (Pilgrims) Link: http://mayflowerhistory.com/religion
Puritans Link: https://www.history.com/topics/colonial-america/puritanism
Comparison Link: https://www.history.com/news/pilgrims-puritans-differences

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Jamestown Colors in Google Classroom

Jamestown Colors

Do this please

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Character's Backstory in Google Classroom

Character's Backstory

Good evening, I have spent all evening prepping for this upcoming project.

In order to make sure you are working as hard as I am on this, I am assigning you your backstory for Wednesday's assignment.
I will be dipping your backstories in tea and burning edges, this MUST be done by FRIDAY so I can do this, or your grade will drastically suffer!!!

Your backstory must include:

Your characters name and family members
Your character's reason for leaving England for America
Your character's profession and a story about them using it
Descriptions of the life they are looking forward to and reasoning why
Added fluff to make the character seem personable

The backstory must be:

In story or letter formatting
1 Entire page 1.5 spaced TYPED 12 point Times New Roman
No random garbage, profanity or derogatory terms
No images or other forms of media, just text

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Create Your Game Character in Google Classroom

Create Your Game Character

Here is your assignment for Tuesday, please answer this quiz, please keep responses appropriate, yes this will count for a grade, yes you do have to do it, yes I will mark off if you don't, no you cannot be in groups yet, yes you will need to try and draw this character.

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8.27 First Americans Handout and Questions in Google Classroom

8.27 First Americans Handout and Questions

Please answer the following questions online or on paper for the following document.

How old were the first Americans? Explain how you know

If humans crossed the Bering Straight 12,000 years ago, who made the 40,000 year old sites in North and South America?

What technology did these ancient people use? What do the "experts" say to oppose this?

What do you notice about the map? What stands out to you?

What animals were depicted in the cave drawings? Why would ancient Americans draw animals?