SEPTEMBER HOA Lesson Plans by DC3njpl

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									                              History of the Americas Lesson Plans
                                                 SEPTEMBER

                                          (1) UNIT 1 TEST;                   (2)    (3) quiz chapter 7;
                                          begin DBQ study                           formative assessment:
                                                                                    DBQ whole group
                                                                                    practice;
(6)   (7) formative assessment: DBQ       (8)                                (9)    (10 ) quiz chapter 8;
LABOR practice whole group, small                                                   lecture notes;
DAY   group, and individual;                                                        formative assessment -
      lecture notes                                                                 Socratic circle

(13)    (14) quiz chapter 9;              (15) summative assessment –        (16)   (17) summative
        lecture notes;                    DBQ;                                      assessment - Unit test 2
        formative assessment - Socratic   review for unit test                      (chapters 6-9)
        circle – Varying Viewpoints
(20)    (21) quiz chapter 10;             (22)                               (23)   (24)quiz chapter 11;
        lecture notes;                                                              lecture notes;
        primary sources                                                             primary sources
(27)    (28) quiz chapter 12;             (29) summative assessment -        (30)   (1 Oct.) summative
        lecture notes;                    Unit test 3 (chapters 10, 11,and          assessment - DBQ
        primary sources                   12)


Standards
State COS:
    1. Trace the chronology of events leading to the American Revolution, including the French and
        Indian War, passage of the Stamp Act, the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre, passage of
        the intolerable Acts, the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the publication of Common Sense ,
        and the signing of the Declaration of Independence
    2. Describe the political system of the united States
    3. Explain key cases that helped shape the United States Supreme Court, including Marbury
        versus Madison, McCullough versus Maryland, and Cherokee Nation versus Georgia
    4. Describe relations of the United States with Britain and France from 1781 to 1823, including
        the XYZ Affair, the War of 1812, and the Monroe Doctrine
IB: 1. Historiography
        I. INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENTS
    2. Independence movements in the Americas; political, economic, social, intellectual and
    religious causes; the role of foreign intervention; conflicts and issues leading to war
    3. Political and intellectual contributions of leaders to the process of independence; Washington,
    Bolivar (Adams, Jefferson, San Martin, O’Higgins)
    4. United States Declaration of Independence; processes leading to the declaration; influence of
    ideas; nature of the declaration; military campaigns and their impact on the outcome
    5. Independence movements in Latin America: characteristics of the independence processes;
    reasons for the similarities and/or differences in two countries in the region; military campaigns
    and their impact on the outcomes (suitable examples could be Chacabuco, Maipu, Ayacucho,
    Boyaca, and Carabobo)
    6. United States’ position towards Latin American independence; events and reasons for the
    emergence of the Monroe Doctrine
    7. Impact of independence on the economies and societies of the Americas; economic and social
    issues; new perspectives on economic development; impact on different social groups: Native
    Americans, African Americans, Creoles
    II. NATION-BUILDING AND CHALLENGES
    1. United States: Articles of Confederation; the Constitution of 1787; philosophical
         underpinnings; major compromises and changes in the US political system
    2. Latin America challenges to the establishment of political systems; conditions for the rise of
         and impact of the caudillo rule in two countries (Rosas, Gomez, Artigas)
    3. War of 1812; causes and impact on British north America and the United States
    4. Mexican – American War 1846-8: causes and effects on the region
    5. Canada: causes and effects of 1837 rebellions, the Durham Report and its implications;
         challenges to the Confederation, the British North America Act of 1867; compromises,
         unresolved issues, regionalism, effects
    6. Changes in the conditions of social groups such as native Americans, mestizos, immigrants in
         the new nations

Understandings: Students will be able to
   1. Explain why France and Britain engaged in their great contest for North American and why
      Britain won.
   2. Explain how the series of wars with France affected Britain’s American subjects and helped
      pave the way for their later rebellion against the mother country
   3. Describe France’s North American empire and compare it with Britain’s colonies
   4. Explain how North American political and military events were affected by developments on
      the larger European stage
   5. Explain the deeply rooted historical factors that moved America toward independence from
      Britain
   6. Explain why Britain attempted tighter control and taxation of Americans after 1763 and who
      Americans resisted these efforts
      Assess the balance of forces between the British and the American rebels as the two sides
      prepared for war.
   7. Describe the military and political obstacles Washington and his generals had to overcome
      before the final victory at Yorktown
   8. Indicate the ways in which the new Constitutional government was “conservative,” yet
      preserved the central principles of the American Revolution

								
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