Settling the West- Chapter 13

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Jan. 20- 24

Building Background Knowledge about the West

1. Overview of the Unit and Due Dates

2. Notebook Questions: What happened during Reconstruction?

 

3. What do we think of when we hear the Wild West?

 

4. Crash Course “Settling the West”

 

5. Reading Chapter 13

 

 

 

 

Building background knowledge about the geography of the West

 

1. Geography  pretest

 

2. Geography Assignment

Outline Map

(Bring colored pencils!)

Vocab, People, and Places

 

PowerPoint with Flashcards

 

 

Geo- Assignment Due

 

In- Depth Look at the Settlers

 

America Story of U.S. Heartland with Questions

Critical analysis of the western settlement and its impact upon America’s past and present

 

Turner Thesis with “Reverse Structure of an Essay”

Jan. 27- 31

Turner Thesis is due.

What segment of the population does Turner focus on? Who does he leave out?

 

Class read except about Turner and Turner Thesis from PBS.org

 

In-depth look at the frontier’s impact upon Women (or vice versa the Women’s impact upon the frontier)

 

Women and the West reading- annotations and summary

 

 

Geography of the West Review Day

 

1- Visual PowerPoint

2- Where is Mr. Kurth in the West?

 

Classic brochure assignment

Work time on the Classic Brochure Assignment

Documentary Day: Custer’s Last Stand

Classic Brochure Assignment Due (collect)

 

Test: Chapter 13 Settling the West

 

(when finished rate the brochures)

 

Pick a winner

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