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America History of Our Nation- Ch. 16

America History of Our Nation- Ch. 16 "Reconstruction and the New South"

We will read together, take notes and your ability to answer the checkpoint questions, will be the assessment of understanding. 

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Brainpop Quiz

Brainpop Quiz "Abraham Lincoln"

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Brainpop Civil War Causes in Google Classroom

Brainpop Civil War Causes

Complete after we watch video.

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"Uncle Tom's Cabin"

Complete the attached worksheet.

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1. Create your own Identity and Community Profile 
2. Jamboard - Common Good  in Google Classroom

1. Create your own Identity and Community Profile 2. Jamboard - Common Good

1. Identity Profile: To be completed after our class discussion. Read the directions in the attached document to complete the document. Click Turn In when finished.

2. Jamboard (class 2/1/20) : Common Good

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Branches of the Government - Assessment in Google Classroom

Branches of the Government - Assessment

Take your time and follow all of the directions in the attached document to complete the assessment. Click Turn In when finished to submit your work.

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Memory Jamboard for Jesus in Google Classroom

Memory Jamboard for Jesus

Click on the link below to open the Jamboard. Add any messages, pictures, memories, etc that you have for Jesus and his family.

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Handout: Federalism: An Infographic and Jamboard (Exit Ticket) in Google Classroom

Handout: Federalism: An Infographic and Jamboard (Exit Ticket)

For use in class.
Exit Ticket: Complete the Jamboard by answering the question that is posted.

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Christmas at the White House in Google Classroom

Christmas at the White House

We will review in Class together.

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Checks and Balances Activity in Google Classroom

Checks and Balances Activity

Follow along in class as we discuss Checks and Balances and fill out the attached document.

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Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances: Crash Course Government and Politics #3 in Google Classroom

Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances: Crash Course Government and Politics #3

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HANDOUT:  Two Hours in the Life  of an Eighth-Grader
 in Google Classroom

HANDOUT: Two Hours in the Life of an Eighth-Grader

To be completed in class.

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Inquiry Assignment  in Google Classroom

Inquiry Assignment

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Group Project  - 1st Amendment Inquiry Google Slides Presentation in Google Classroom

Group Project - 1st Amendment Inquiry Google Slides Presentation

Read the directions in the attached document for information about the project.
-All presentations must be turned in on Tuesday 11/24
-All groups will begin presenting on Tuesday 11/24

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A History of Voting Rights - HIGHLIGHT in Google Classroom

A History of Voting Rights - HIGHLIGHT

Read the passage and highlight the following:
One thing that surprised you (new information)
One thing that concerns you
One thing that raises a question or makes you wonder.

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Electoral College in Google Classroom

Electoral College

Watch or find a video you can view on the Electoral College.

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"Decoding the Fourteenth Amendment

Complete as instructed in class.

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Voyce Project in Google Classroom

Voyce Project

Create a list of the issues Voyce has advocated for.
Answer the questions: In what ways do the Voyce students exercise their rights and responsibilities?

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Website Exploration  in Google Classroom

Website Exploration

Watch the video and write the gist.

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What stuck with you from

What stuck with you from "A Favor Repaid?"

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Exit Ticket - 10/13/20 (Indigenous People's Day) in Google Classroom

Exit Ticket - 10/13/20 (Indigenous People's Day)

1. After reading and discussing Indigenous People's Day in class, answer the questions in the attached Google Form.
2. When finished, submit your completed form.

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Vice President Debates. in Google Classroom

Vice President Debates.

Think about what stuck with you and who had more “power.”

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HANDOUT:  Profiles of Young Chicago-Area Activists
 in Google Classroom

HANDOUT: Profiles of Young Chicago-Area Activists

Read the profiles of each student found in the attached document. After reading the profiles, fill out the table that is at the bottom of the attached document.

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Viewing Guide-

Viewing Guide-"How to Understand Power"

Complete as we watch short video on "Power"

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Handout from former President Barack Obama's 2016 commencement speech to Howard University. in Google Classroom

Handout from former President Barack Obama's 2016 commencement speech to Howard University.

In his 2016 commencement speech at Howard University, President Barack Obama discussed what is needed to achieve change. Read and discuss the handout presenting excerpts from his speech. As you read the speech, annotate and choose three sentences that stand out to you. On page 2 explain why you chose that quote—why it resonated with you, what it means to you, etc. We will debrief at the start of class Tuesday focusing on what President Obama said was necessary to achieve change.

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Flocabulary: Forms of Government in Google Classroom

Flocabulary: Forms of Government

Follow the link to complete your Flocabulary assignment

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Email to the teacher in Google Classroom

Email to the teacher

Follow instruction on the the attached.

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Flocabulary: Political Parties in Google Classroom

Flocabulary: Political Parties

Follow the link to complete your Flocabulary assignment

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Flocabulary: Forms of Government in Google Classroom

Flocabulary: Forms of Government

Follow the link to complete your Flocabulary assignment

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Nameplate in Google Classroom

Nameplate

Answer the following questions on the attached document and post.