Mr. Goodman’s Webpage

Hello!

I am excited to begin this year exploring U.S. History!

I will post as much material here from class as possible during the year.

Daily Homework:

9/8/14

Read “Seeds of Revolution” handout.

Answer “Seeds of Revolution” worksheet.

Answer questions with full sentences.

9/9/14

No Homework unless you have a current event report coming up.

9/10/14

Take notes on pages 137-141.  Use the “Note Taking” page given in class.

9/11/14

Finish the “Stations” activity from Wednesday.  Use the “Revolution Acts” link to the right.  If there were any acts you did not get to on Wednesday, read them online and fill in your “Building the Case File” packet.

9/12/14

Have an excellent weekend!

9/15/14

Finish Boston Massacre Worksheet if not done in class.

9/16/14

Write a 1/2 page journal entry in the style of your colonial character.

Answer questions 2 and 4 on the Boston Tea Party Worksheet.

9/17/14

Finish class work (due tomorrow)

“From Taxes to Revolutionary War” (due Monday)

9/18/14 – 9/21/14

Work on Current Event report if you have one coming up.

“From Taxes to Revolutionary War” (due Monday)

9/22/14

Work on upcoming Current Events

9/23/14

Work on upcoming Current Events

9/24/14

No Homework

9/26/14

Upcoming Current Events

Revise Declaration of Independence Background Question worksheet answers. This will be handed in on Monday for a grade.

9/29/14

Work on upcoming current events

Check Infinite Campus for missing work

Complete the question “Which section of the Declaration of Independence is most important? Explain why” from your “Drawing the Declaration” project. Use all of the lines given to you.

Finish drawings

9/30-10/01 No Homework

10/2/14

Answer “Reading for Concept Understanding” question 1 on p. 249.

Do it tonight, not over the Jewish Holiday

10/6/14-10/13/14

Check IC

Prepare for Open Note Quiz on Tuesday by organizing your binder according to the study guide I gave out in class on Tuesday.

Work on Upcoming Current Event reports.

10/14/14-10/19/14

Check IC Work on upcoming Current Event reports

The packets which Mr. Goodman left while he was gone on Friday are now due on Monday the 20th. Email me with any questions.

10/20/14

Write a 1/2 page response to the question: Should the U.S. increase gun control laws?

What I’m looking for:
-Use the articles I gave you in class
-Take a clear position
-Multiple sentence responses and justifications
-No grammar or spelling mistakes

10/21/14

Finish worksheet started in class.

10/22/14

Open Notebook Quiz next Wednesday

New Immigrants worksheet due Friday

10/27/14

Check IC

Upcoming Current Events

Organize notebook for Open Notebook quiz Wednesday

10/28/14

Organize notebook for open notebook quiz and check tomorrow

10/29/14

Complete a SOAPSTonE worksheet on the primary source “A Slovenian Boy Remembers Tales of the Golden Country” from the packet of primary sources we have been using in class.

11/3/14 – 11/9/14 Study for quiz and work on immigration poem

11/10/14

Fill out Immigration Essay organizer

11/13/14

Write a draft of an introduction to the immigration paper.

11/14/14 – 11/23/14

Work on immigration essay

11/24/14 – 11/25/14

Work on Upcoming Current Event reports

11/26/14

Check Infinite Campus over the break

Upcoming Current Event Reports

12/1/14

Review WWI Information

12/2/14

Review WWI information to prepare for Monday’s assessment

12/3/14

Review WWI information to prepare for Monday

finish WWI sheet began in class

12/4/14 – 12/7/14

Review for WWI Quiz/Test

12/8/14 – 12/10/14

Check IC

Work on upcoming Current Event Reports

12/11/14

Work on Research Project

12/12/14

Work on research project

Work on upcoming Current Event Reports

Write 2/3 changes that could me made to immigration essays

12/15/14

Upcoming Current Event Reports

Finish researching topics and share the documents with Mr. Goodman

Check IC

12/16/14

Upcoming Current Event Reports

Read “Mom, Did You Vote?”

Check IC

1920s Story Assignment

12/17/14

Upcoming Current Event Reports

Read “The Harlem Renaissance”

Check IC

1920s Story Assignment

12/18/14

Upcoming Current Event Report

Check IC

1920s Story Assignment changed to due Monday

12/19/14

Upcoming Current Event Reports

Check IC

1920s Story Assignment changed to due Monday

12/22/14

Check IC

Start reading textbook pages about the Great Depression in order to get ahead of the class

1/5/15

Happy New Year!

Read “The Bull Market” on p. 732 and “The Causes” on p. 733-734.  Be prepared to answer the question: why did Americans think the economy would continue to be good during the 1920s?

1/6/15

Read the rest of pages 732-736.  Be prepared to answer the question of how did the Great Depression affect Americans?

1/8/15 and 1/9/15

Study for the causes of the Great Depression quiz on Monday.

1/12/15

Read “General MacArthur Fires on Americans”

Write 1/2 page response using evidence from the article about why the treatment of the Bonus Army would cause people to loose trust in the Federal government.

1/13/15

Go to the Great Depression page of my website, under links on the right, watch “Intro” be prepared to write about life in the Dust Bowl

1/16/15

Start studying for the Great Depression quiz, which will be at the end of next week

Check IC

Work on Upcoming Current Events

1/20/15

Finish worksheets from today

1/21/15

Read Chapter 24 section 2

1/22/15

Study for quiz

1/23/15 to 2/10/15

Work on essay

2/11/15

Complete questions 4 and 5 from worksheets started in class

2/17/15

Watch the first 15 minutes of this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRcNq4OYTyE

Be prepared to answer this question in class:

What were the reasons why Hitler gained power?

I encourage you to watch the rest of the video

-Upcoming Current Event Reports

-Check Infinite Campus