• DISTANCE LEARNING PHASE II 

    Social Studies

    Daily Expectations for Students

     

     

    ·       Attend our classroom check-in via email during office hours

    ·       Check the canvas calendar for our daily/weekly assignments.

    ·       Complete and submit assignments by the due dates.

    ·       Abide by CB Online Meeting Guidelines, found here.

     Please use parent portal to identify what has been not completed. Check the comments left in canvas for work completed and read and respond if necessary to the emails sent to you.

     

     

    Office Hours

    I will be available to students by period weekly for synchronus learning as follows:

    Per. 1 Mondays        9:30-10:30

    Per. 2 Mondays      12:00-1:00

    Per. 3 Tuesdays       9:30- 10:30

    Per. 6 Wednesdays 12:00-1:00

    Per. 7 Thursdays      9:30-10:30

    Attendance during this synchronized hour is optional and is designed to review what has been completed weeekly and introduce that week's work on canvas. As well, we can discuss any concerns or questions students may have, such as what needs to be re-explained or clarified.

    You can always reach me every day via email (jneely@cbsd.org) and I will respond as quickly as possible, usually within 24hrs.

     

    Classroom Tools

    Our classroom will be using canvas as the primary mode of assigning and collecting work.

     

    Resources

     

     

    *Links:

     

    Wed. & Thurs. 4/1 & 4/2  

    Overview: Students will view and listen to a live event meeting that will introduce Phase II of distance learning. If you were unable to attend please see the notes for the live event in canvas.

    Estimated Time: 30 minutes  

    Explanation of Activity/Assignment: There will be an email sent to each student inviting them to the live event meeting. Please read the other emails sent to you by CBSD so that you have a foundation of understanding to work from.

    Tasks:

    1. Reread the Phase II guidelines that were sent by the district. 

    2. Attend the meeting for the period you would normally have social studies:

    Wed. 4/1  Period 1 8:30 AM, Period 2 10:00 AM, Period 3 12:00 PM Noon Thurs. 4/2  Period 6 10:00 AM, Period 7 12:00 PM Noon

    3. Think about the five ideals we have used all year (Opportunity, Democracy, Rights, Liberty, and Equality) and reread the document on our canvas page in the America Grows Up Unit with our Target Questions, Essential Questions, and Enduring Understandings.

    Links/Activities: Canvas is best for getting what we use day to day to promote understanding and learn effectively. 

    Methods of Communication: CBSD is moving to a new distance learning format next week. Today's lesson will be the last one in Phase I, April 1st and 2nd are transition days as teachers have a live event meeting with indivudual classes, and then Phase II begins April 6.

    DATE: 3/31/20

    Social Studies

    Overview: Students will view Lewis & Clark Expedition- Mr. Betts and review their notes from 15.1 & 15.2 and 16.1 & 16.2 in History Alive. 

    Estimated Time: 30 minutes  

    Explanation of Activity/Assignment: Thomas Jefferson's purchase of the Louisiana Territory and Lewis & Clarks Expedition is the key domestic policy decision of Jefferson's admininistration and firmly placed America on the path west, which involves all four of our target questions.

    Tasks:

    1. Go to Canvas view "Lewis & Clark- Mr. Betts" which is a comedic attempt trying to explain this expedition's tribulations and triumphs w memes interspersed.

    2. Review your notes from History Alive 15.1 &15.2 and 16.1 &16.2. 

    3. Think about the five ideals we have used all year (Opportunity, Democracy, Rights, Liberty, and Equality) and our Target Questions, Essential Questions, and Enduring Understandings for this unit as you watch, listen, and read.

    Links/Activities: Canvas is best for getting what we use day to day to promote understanding and learn effectively. 

    Methods of Communication: CBSD is moving to a new distance learning format next week. Today's lesson will be the last one in Phase I, April 1st and 2nd are transition days as teachers meet with indivudual classes, and then Phase II begins April 6.  

    DATE:3/30/20

    Social Studies

    Overview: Students will read a Newsela Article and take the quiz at the end to check their reading comprehension of the Lewis ann Clark Expedition. 

    Estimated Time: 30 minutes  

    Explanation of Activity/Assignment: Using your past understanding of Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery and the information present in the article answer the questions at the end.  

    Quick Things to Know: Go back into the article and re-read those paragraphs which apply to the questions asked, look up the definitions of words that are unfamiliar to you, and always use the five tools of historians to make sense of information.  

    Tasks:

    1. Go to Canvas and use the Newsela link and read the article entitled "The Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1805-1806" 

    2. Answer the questions at the end, not relying on memeory but by going back to reread the information in the subtitle that relates to the question asked. 

    Links/Activities: Canvas is best for getting what we use day to day to promote understanding and learn effectively. 

    Methods of Communication: You can always send me an email jneely@cbsd.org to ask questions about what we are doing in class that day and my office hours are 9:00-10:00 M-F for a quick response/question, otherwise I'll always respond within 24 hrs. Please communicate with me (as you always have both in person and online) respectfully and succinctly.

    DATE: 3/26/20

    Social Studies

    Overview: Students will use Canvas to watch the Lewis & Clark Expedition and then use the Lewis & Clark Time Line to sequentially read and view the analysis of this 8,000 mile odyssey.

    Estimated Time: 30 minutes  

    Explanation of Activity/Assignment: Use primary and secondary sources to develop an understanding of how Lewis and Clark journeyed west with the Corps of Discovery and successfully met the challenges faced.  

    Tasks:

    1. Go to Canvas view the Lewis & Clark Expedition which has a three minute video then use the Lewis & Clark Timeline and click on the drag button to chronologically view the 28 events that summarize their travels west to the Pacific and then east to report to Jefferson (click the white title found on the dark grey bar at the top if you have trouble loading the content, the timeline may not load, if so use http://wetaprojects.org/lewisclark.html).

    2. Evaluate whether or not Lewis & Clark executed Jefferson's instructions successfuly: 1. Make friendly contacts with Native Americans to promote trade 2. Find a Northwest passage to promote trade with Asia 3. Explore what was then unknown and take copious notes of everything, geography, climate, soils, minerals, animal life, plant life, and make accurate maps.

    3. Think about the five ideals we have used all year (Opportunity, Democracy, Rights, Liberty, and Equality) and our Target Questions, Essential Questions, and Enduring Understandings for this unit as you watch, listen, read, and write. Are we closer to or further from our ideals as a nation?

    Links/Activities: Canvas is best for getting what we use day to day to promote understanding and learn effectively. 

    Methods of Communication: You can always send me an email jneely@cbsd.org to ask questions about what we are doing in class that day and my office hours are 9:00-10:00 M-F for a quick response/question, otherwise I'll always respond within 24 hrs. Please communicate with me (as you always have both in person and online) respectfully and succinctly.

    DATE: 3/25/20

    Social Studies

    Overview: Students will view and read the video Intro. Lewis and Clark Expedition and the document Corps of Discovery Provisions. 

    Estimated Time: 30 minutes  

    Explanation of Activity/Assignment: Use primary and secondary sources to develop an understanding of how Lewis and Clark prepared for their journey west with the Corps of Discovery once tasked with Jefferson's instructions.  

    Tasks:

    1. Go to Canvas view Intro. Lewis & Clark Expedition, which has a two minute video at the top and then read the 10 Little Known Facts below. Add to your 16.1 & 16.2 notes three new "discoveries" you made about this journey in terms of what you found interesting (I apologize for the intrusion of advertisements).

    2. Read the Corps of Discovery Provisions document in our module and you "explore" what is unfamiliar or interesting about what they decided to bring west on a journey to the unknown. Consider the value of the items in terms of Jefferson's instructions: 1. Make friendly contacts with Native Americans to promote trade 2. Find a Northwest passage to promote trade with Asia 3. Explore what was then unknown and take copious notes of everything, geography, climate, soils, minerals, animal life, plant life, and make accurate maps.

    3. Think about the five ideals we have used all year (Opportunity, Democracy, Rights, Liberty, and Equality) and our Target Questions, Essential Questions, and Enduring Understandings for this unit as you watch, listen, read, and write. What is Jefferson really trying to accomplish for America?

    Links/Activities: Canvas is best for getting what we use day to day to promote understanding and learn effectively. 

    Methods of Communication: You can always send me an email jneely@cbsd.org to ask questions about what we are doing in class that day and my office hours are 9:00-10:00 M-F for a quick response/question, otherwise I'll always respond within 24 hrs. Please communicate with me (as you always have both in person and online) respectfully and succinctly.

    DATE: 3/24/20

    Social Studies

    Overview: Students will view Louisiana Purchase- Mr. Betts and read and take notes on 16.1 and 16.2 in History Alive. 

    Estimated Time: 30 minutes  

    Explanation of Activity/Assignment: Thomas Jefferson's purchase of the Louisiana Territory rasied one single question above all others, what did he just buy? The answer would first be found by Lewis and Clark as they led the Corps of Discovery west. 

    Tasks:

    1. Go to Canvas view "Louisiana Purchase- Mr. Betts" which is a comedic attempt trying to explain this real estate deal, foreign policy problems, constititutional issues, and Jefferson's economic vision for his political party's supporters

    2. Read and take notes in History Alive 16.1 &16.2. 

    3. Think about the five ideals we have used all year (Opportunity, Democracy, Rights, Liberty, and Equality) and our Target Questions, Essential Questions, and Enduring Understandings for this unit as you watch, listen, read, and write.

    Links/Activities: Canvas is best for getting what we use day to day to promote understanding and learn effectively. 

    Methods of Communication: You can always send me an email jneely@cbsd.org to ask questions about what we are doing in class that day and my office hours are 9:00-10:00 M-F for a quick response/question, otherwise I'll always respond within 24 hrs. Please communicate with me (as you always have both in person and online) respectfully and succinctly.

    DATE:3/23/20

    Social Studies

    Overview: Students will read a Newsela Article and take the quiz at the end to check their reading comprehension of the Louisiana Purchase. 

    Estimated Time: 30 minutes  

    Explanation of Activity/Assignment: Using your past understanding of Thomas Jefferson and his views as leader of the Democratic Republican Party evaluate his Presidency and its imapct on government and economics.  

    Quick Things to Know: Go back into the article and re-read those paragraphs which apply to the questions asked, look up the definitions of words that are unfamiliar to you, and always use the five tools of historians to make sense of information.  

    Tasks:

    1. Go to Canvas and use the Newsela link and read the article entitled "Westward Expansion: The Louisana Purchase" 

    2. Answer the questions at the end, not relying on memeory but by going back to reread the information in the subtitle that relates to the question asked. 

    Links/Activities: Canvas is best for getting what we use day to day to promote understanding and learn effectively. 

    Methods of Communication: You can always send me an email jneely@cbsd.org to ask questions about what we are doing in class that day and my office hours are 9:00-10:00 M-F for a quick response/question, otherwise I'll always respond within 24 hrs. Please communicate with me (as you always have both in person and online) respectfully and succinctly.

    DATE:3/19/20

    Social Studies

    Overview: Students will take a Canvas quiz to check their understanding on the differences between Federalists and Democratic Republicans. Then compare and contrast Jefferson's beliefs as the leader of the Republicans with his decisions (some of which were just like a Federalit) as President regarding the Louisiana Purchase. 

    Estimated Time: 30 minutes  

    Explanation of Activity/Assignment: As our classroom adjusts to online learning, the overview identifies the same method we used and practiced for the past two weeks in this unit. This habit of making connections while you use sources makes it possible to form an opinion/thesis and successfully describe events in the past that shaped our nation.  

    Quick Things to Know: Our Canvas page has the documents needed, a calendar that identifies due dates, and will have the same tools we have used in class for each topic studied.

    Tasks:

    1. Think about the five ideals we have used all year (Opportunity, Democracy, Rights, Liberty, and Equality) and review the Target Questions, Essential Questions, and Enduring Understandings. 

    2. Take the Canvas quiz (maximum 3x) on the Federalists v. Democratic Republicans. 

    3. Use Canvas to access the video Louisiana Purchase- Analysis and reflect on which ideal motivated Jefferson's decisions and was America moving closer to or further from that ideal for all Americans, including those with or without class, status, and power.

    Links/Activities: Canvas is best for getting what we use day to day to promote understanding and learn effectively. 

    Methods of Communication: You can always send me an email jneely@cbsd.org to ask questions about what we are doing in class that day and my office hours are 9:00-10:00 M-F for a quick response/question, otherwise I'll always respond within 24 hrs. Please communicate with me (as you always have both in person and online) respectfully and succinctly.

    DATE:3/18/20

    Social Studies

    Overview: Students will review the differences between Federalists and Democratic Republicans using their T Chart from class and be able to identify and use sources on canvas to explain how Jefferson's views as the leader of the Republicans did not always agree with his decisions as President.

    Estimated Time: 30 minutes  

    Explanation of Activity/Assignment: As our classroom adjusts to online learning, the overview identifies the same method we used and practiced for the past two weeks in this unit. This habit of making connections while you use sources, after reading and writing, makes it possible to form an opinion/thesis and successfully describe events in the past that shaped our nation.  

    Quick Things to Know: Our Canvas page has the documents needed, a calendar that identifies due dates, and will have the same tools we have used in class for each topic studied.

    Tasks:

    1. Think about the five ideals we have used all year (Opportunity, Democracy, Rights, Liberty, and Equality) and review the Target Questions, Essential Questions, and Enduring Understandings. 

    2. Review the differences between Federalists and Republicans on your t-Chart and view the Crash Course video Federalists v. Democratic Republicans. 

    3. Use Canvas to access the map of the Louisiana Purchase, then watch the Louisiana Purchase Intro. video and second Louisiana Purchase video

    Links/Activities: Canvas is best for getting what we use day to day to promote understanding and learn effectively. 

    Methods of Communication: You can always send me an email jneely@cbsd.org to ask questions about what we are doing in class that day and my office hours are 9:00-10:00 M-F for a quick response/question, otherwise I'll always respond within 24 hrs. Please communicate with me (as you always have both in person and online) respectfully and succinctly.

    DATE:3/17/20

    Social Studies

    Overview: Students will read and take notes on 15.1-15.2 in History Alive and be able to identify and describe the ideal, target question, and essential question and enduring understanding that best promotes their comprehension of this event.

    Estimated Time: 30 minutes  

    Explanation of Activity/Assignment: As our classroom adjusts to online learning, the overview identifies the same method we used and practiced for the past two weeks in this unit. This habit of thinking while you read and write makes it possible to form an opinion/thesis and successfully describe events in the past that shaped our nation.  

    Quick Things to Know: Our Canvas page has the documents needed, a calendar that identifies due dates, and will have the same tools we have used in class for each topic studied.

    Tasks:

    1. Think about the five ideals we have used all year (Opportunity, Democracy, Rights, Liberty, and Equality) and review the Target Questions. 

    2. Read and take notes on 15.1 & 15.2 in History Alive and decide which ideal(s) relates as well as the Target Question that helps you to understand. 

    3. You should be able to use an essential question and enduring understanding to express a clear point of view about the Louisiana Purchase. 

    Links/Activities: Canvas is best for getting what we use day to day to promote understanding and learn effectively. 

    Methods of Communication: You can always send me an email jneely@cbsd.org to ask questions about what we are doing in class that day and my office hours are 9:00-10:00 M-F for a quick response/question, otherwise I'll always respond within 24 hrs. Please communicate with me (as you always have both in person and online) respectfully and succinctly.