US History II Calendar and Assignments

FALL 2018 (Terms 1 & 2) B Day Schedule

Tuesday, Aug 21 – Classroom Orientation / Disclosure (DUE Aug 28)

Thursday, Aug 22 – NOTES – 6 Themes of History / My Personal History (Due Aug 30)

Tuesday, Aug 28 – Quiz / Artifact “Show and Tell”

Thursday, Aug 30 – US History I Review and Assessment (DUE Sep 4)

LABOR DAY / NO SCHOOL Aug 31-Sep 3

Tuesday, Sep 4 – Review Assessment / Crash Course US History I

Thursday, Sep 6 – NOTES – Day 1 – Expansion and Immigration

Friday, Sep 7 – Quiz – Expansion and Immigration

Tuesday, Sep 11 – September 11 Lesson

Thursday, Sep 13 – NOTES – Day 2 – The Gilded Age

Tuesday, Sep 18 – Assembly Line Activity “The Edible Model T”

Thursday, Sep 20 – NOTES – Day 3 – Spanish American War

Friday, Sep 21 – Expansion, Immigration, and SAW – Study Guide(DUE Sep 25)

Tuesday, Sep 25 – JEOPARDY

Thursday, Sep 27 – TEST – Expansion, Immigration, and the Spanish-American War

Tuesday, Oct 2 – NOTES – Day 1 – Causes of WWI

Thursday, Oct 4 – WWI Crossword (DUE Oct 9)

Friday Oct 5 – Yellow Journalism Assignment (DUE Oct 25)

Tuesday, Oct 9 – NOTES – Day 2 – A New Type of Warfare

Thursday, Oct 11 – National Guard Visit / Guest Speaker

Tuesday, Oct 16 – NOTES – Day 3 – War at Home and Abroad

FALL BREAK Oct 17-19

End Term 1 (20 days)

 

Tuesday, Oct 23 – WWI Scavenger Hunt(Due Oct 25) / Posters for Hunt

Thursday, Oct 25 – NOTES – Day 4 – The End of WWI

Tuesday, Oct 30 – Study Guide – WWI (DUE Nov 1)

Thursday, Nov 1 – TEST – WWI

Friday, Nov 2 – JEOPARDY / ACT Test for Juniors

Tuesday, Nov 6 – NOTES – Day 1 – The Roaring Twenties

Thursday, Nov 8 – NOTES – Day 2 – Social Revolution

Tuesday, Nov 13 – Quiz – Roaring Twenties and Social Revolution

Thursday, Nov 15 – NOTES – Day 3 – The Great Depression

Friday, Nov 16 – Silent Film Intro

THANKSGIVING BREAK Nov 19-23

Tuesday, Nov 27 – NOTES – Day 4 – The New Deal

Thursday, Nov 29 – Study Guide – Twenties thru Jazz

Tuesday, Dec 4 – JEOPARDY

Thursday, Dec 6 – TEST – Twenties thru Jazz

Friday, Dec 7 – Silent Film Groups / Planning

Tuesday, Dec 11 – Silent Film Work

Thursday, Dec 13 – Silent Film Completion

Tuesday, Dec 18 – Silent Film Screening Party

WINTER BREAK Dec 19-Jan 1

Thursday, Jan 3 – NOTES – The Rise of Dictators

Friday, Jan 4 – Dictators Crossword (DUE Jan 10)

Tuesday, Jan 8 – NOTES – Road to War

Thursday, Jan 10 – Quiz – Dictators and Steps to War

End Term 2 / Semester 1 (22 days)

SPRING 2019 (Terms 3 & 4) B Day Schedule

Tuesday, Jan 15 – NOTES – War in Europe

Thursday, Jan 17 – Holocaust Handout (DUE Jan 25)

Tuesday, Jan 22 – WWII Scavenger Hunt (DUE Jan 25)

Thursday, Jan 24 – NOTES – War in the Pacific

Friday, Jan 25 – Scavenger Hunt Review

Tuesday, Jan 29 – Study Guide – WWII (DUE Feb 5)

Thursday, Jan 31 – JEOPARDY

Tuesday, Feb 5 – TEST – WWII

Thursday, Feb 7 – Four Freedoms Activity / Poster (DUE Feb 20)

Friday, Feb 8 – Four Freedoms Poster

Tuesday, Feb 12 – NOTES – End of WWII / Cold War Begins

Thursday, Feb 14 – Space Race Activity (Tower Building)

PRESIDENTS WEEKEND Feb 15-18

Wednesday, Feb 20 – ACT Testing, 11th Graders Only at School

Thursday, Feb 21 – NOTES – Red Scare and Space Race

Tuesday, Feb 26 – Quiz – Cold War and Red Scare

Thursday, Feb 28 – NOTES – Korea and Vietnam

Friday, Mar 1 – Propaganda Cartoons (Soviet and American)

Tuesday, Mar 5 – Protest Songs Activity (DUE Mar 21)

Thursday, Mar 7 – NOTES – Fall of the USSR

Tuesday, Mar 12 – Study Guide – The Cold War (DUE Mar 19)

Thursday, Mar 14 – JEOPARDY

End Term 3 (20 days)

 

Tuesday, Mar 19 – TEST – The Cold War

Thursday, Mar 21 – NOTES – Civil Rights and Protest

Tuesday, Mar 26 – Protest Signs Activity

Thursday, Mar 28 – NOTES – The Silicon Age

Friday, Mar 29 – TBD (Guest Speaker)

SPRING BREAK Apr 1-Apr 5

Tuesday, Apr 9 –Quiz – The Silicon Age and Civil Rights

Thursday, Apr 11 –NOTES – 9/11, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria

Tuesday, Apr 16 – 9/11 Stories / Discussion

Thursday, Apr 18 –NOTES – Obama to Trump

Friday, Apr 19 – Letters to the President (DUE Apr 25)

Tuesday, Apr 23 –Study Guide – The Millennium (DUE Apr 30)

Thursday, Apr 25 –JEOPARDY

Tuesday, Apr 30 – TEST – The Millennium

Thursday, May 2 – Final Project Info (DUE May 9-21)

Friday, May 3 – Final Project Work

Tuesday, May 7 – Final Project Work

Thursday, May 9 – Final Project Presentations

Tuesday, May 14 – Final Project Presentations

Thursday, May 16 – Final Project Presentations

Friday, May 17 – Final Project Presentations

Tuesday, May 21 – Final Project Presentations

Thursday, May 23 – Ten Rules To Live By (Special Lesson)

Friday, May 24 – LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

End Term 4 / Semester 2 (22 days)