Monday, January 31, 2022

The Age of Jefferson: Day 1

 






EQ:

  • To what extent did Jefferson's actions as President reflect his principles?

Engage:

Explore:

Explain:

  • What led to Marbury vs Madison and why was it important?
  • How did trouble with Napoleon lead to a land deal?
  • How did the Louisiana purchase become official?
  • How did the Louis and Clarke expedition begin?

Evaluate:

  • Answer Explain questions

Europe's Industrial Age


Engage:
Explore:
Explain:
  • Where do most people in Europe live?
  • How did the Industrial Revolution change the living patterns in Europe?
Evaluate:
  • Class Discussion

Sunday, January 30, 2022

Diversity in Europe Part 2

 

EQ:

  • What does the diversity in Europe look like?

Engage:

Explore:

Explain:

  • How do ethnicities, nationalities, and languages overlap in Europe?
  • How is Europe linguistically divers?
  • How has religious diversity developed over the last millenniaum?
  • How do different foods in Europe indicate ethnic and cultural diversity?

Evaluate:

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Hamilton vs. Jefferson

  

EQ:
  • How did the nation's early problems reveal different philosophies about government?
Engage: 
Explore:
Explain:
  • Why did the first political parties form?
  • How democratic was the new government?
  • How did Hamilton deal with the nation's debt problem?
  • What other economic measures did Hamilton offer?
  • How did the national bank become a source of debate?
  • How did political differences affect foreign policy?
  • Why did the United States and Great Britain sign Jay's Treaty?
  • How did party disagreements continue during the Adams presidency?
Evaluate:

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Washington's Presidency

EQ:
  • In what ways did Washington's presidency influence the future of the US political system?
Engage:
Explore:
Explain:
  • What precedents did Washington set as POTUS?
  • How did the US deal with its debt problem after the Revolution?
  • How did political parties emerge?
  • What advice did Washington give us when he left office?
Evaluate:
  • Assessment
  • Answers

Diversity in Europe Part 1

  


EQ:
  • What does the diversity in Europe look like?
Engage:
Explore:
Explain:
  • How do ethnicities, nationalities, and languages overlap in Europe?
  • How is Europe linguistically divers?
  • How has religious diversity developed over the last millenniaum?
  • How do different foods in Europe indicate ethnic and cultural diversity?
Evaluate:

Sunday, January 23, 2022

Human Environment Interactions in Europe Part 2

  

EQ:
  • How have environmental resources and limitations shaped European life?
Engage: 
Explore:
Explain:
  • How are the Europeans using natural resources to meet their needs?
  • How have Europeans modified their environment to meet their needs?
  • How have limited resources affected life in Europe?
  • What has been the impact of population growth and development on Europe's environment?
  • How have human activities harmed the environment?
  • How has high population density affected environmental conditions in Europe?
Evaluate:

Friday, January 21, 2022

Human Environment Interactions in Europe Part 1

  

EQ:
  • How have environmental resources and limitations shaped European life?
Engage:
Explore:
Explain:
  • How are the Europeans using natural resources to meet their needs?
  • How have Europeans modified their environment to meet their needs?
Evaluate:

Bill of Rights

  

  EQ:
  • How does the Bill of Rights help the government balance the rights and order in the US political system?
Engage:  
Explore:
  • Vocabulary Day 1: civil law, double jeopardy, criminal law, defendant, majority rule, due process, grand jury, eminent domain
  • Vocabulary Day 2: indictment, jury, probable cause, prosecution, protest, seizure, self-incrimination, warrant
  • Rights Before the Revolution
  • Protecting the People
  • Personal Liberty
  • Rights of the Accused
  • Limited Government
Explain:
  • Why were Americans fearful of a strong central government?
  • How did the Bill of Rights calm people's fears about a strong central government?
  • How does the Bill of Rights protect personal freedom?
  • How does the Bill of Rights protect against abuse of the justice system
  • How does the Bill of Rights limit the power of the central government?
Evaluate:

  • Assessment
Extend:

Biomes and Population Density of Europe

  


EQ:
  • How are the ecosystems Europe affected by the physical landforms?
  • How does the physical landforms of Europe influence population density?
Engage:
Explore:
Explain:
  • What landforms affect the biomes in Europe?
  • How is population density influenced by landforms?
  • How is the population density influenced by climate?
Evaluate:

  • Class discussion

Friday, January 07, 2022

How Did Facism Rise in Europe?

As we watch today's video and define the vocabulary words, think about the rise of fascism in Europe. Could this happen in the United States today? What techniques did the fascists employ to become popular with the people of their countries?

EQ:

  • How did Fascism rise in Europe?

Engage:

  • Review Walt Disney's reasons for going to South America during World War 2 

Explore:

Explain:

  • How do fascists rise to power?
  • What led people to embrace fascism in Europe in the 20th century?
  • Who is Benito Mussolini?

Evaluate:

  • Vocabulary- Fascism, Holocaust, concentration camp, economy, fanaticism

Wednesday, January 05, 2022

Political and Climate Map of Europe

  Today we will be looking at the countries and capitals of Europe. I want us to focus on how the physical geography of Europe has affected the political boundaries of the countries as well as how they have affected the placement of the major cities.


Today's video will be over Southeast England and we will be learning about some interesting history of the area. We might even learn about one of the most infamous murders in England's history!



EQ:
  • What are the countries and capitals of Europe?
Engage:
Explore:
Explain:
  • Are the political boundaries in Europe affected by the physical landforms?
  • What do you notice about the majority of major cities in Europe (think water this time)?
  • How does climate affect where cities/capitals are located?
Evaluate:

  • Classroom Discussion of questions. 

Sunday, January 02, 2022

Victorian Slum House

  

https://www.pbs.org/show/victorian-slum-house/

Victorian Slum House is a reality show created by the British Broadcasting Company in 2016 to show how people lived in a slum in London during the time from 1860-1900. 

As we continue to migrate from South America to Europe we can learn a little about England here as well as review a few lessons from the social-emotional learning we have been learning in the mornings. 

As you watch this show think about life during this time. How does it compare to your life today? In what ways is your life better? In what ways is it not as good?

Engage:

  • Episode 13 Horrible Histories Victorian Slum Children Factory Work/Victorian Suffragette  (18:10-23:31) 

Explore:

  • Victorian Slum House video (54:36) AppleTV

Explain:

  • Define: slum, outhouse, dosshouse, on the tick, piece work
  • Why do people live in the slum?
  • What problems do the people face?
  • How can the people become successful?
  • How is your life different from the children in the show? Create a 'T' Chart to compare the kids lives in the show and the students' lives today.

Evaluate:

  • Vocabulary
  • Class Discussion

Extend:

  • The rest of the series is online.

EQ: What lessons we learned from SEL are reinforced by watching Victorian Slum House?

 

Constitutional Convention

  

EQ:
  •  How did the Constitution affect the balance of power?
Engage:
Explore:
Explain:
  • How did the Philadelphia Convention begin?
  • How did  a major disagreement lead to one of the key features of the US government?
  • How did the question of slavery shape the new government?
  • In what ways does the Constitution limit the powers of the national government?
  • How did debate over the Constitution lead to the creation of the Bill of Rights?
  • How was the Constitution finally agreed upon?
Evaluate:
  • The students will answer each question under Explain
Extend: