NHD DUE DATES
(Specific directions are in the links)
*Topic Historical Context & Timeline
Due the week after Thanksgiving, December 3 or 4, 2014
(One per group.)
*Thesis Rough Draft due Dec 9 or 10.
*Read over the Presentation Categories and pick one by Dec 11 & 12. (Click to see Sample past winning projects)
1. Review for the Conflict in the Colonies Test next week. KAHOOT.IT
2. Declaration of Independence Rephrase
*Read the history of the Declaration of Independence on AHON pages 170-173.
*Read the highlighted excerpts of the DoI document and match the original excepts with their simplified rephrased explanations. Copy down in order.
Mon/Tues, December 1 & 2
1. Liberty's Stand Comic Strip. In groups. Cut apart the comic strip and paste the cells onto a poster or make a booklet. Write captions for each cell telling the story of the events leading up to American Revolution.
(Number = cartoon cell with major event)
5/6. Tea Party
8. Intolerable Acts
9. Readcoats marching out to confiscate militia weapons
10.Fighting in Concord
14. Dad leaving to joining colonial militia
You must include:
*captions that explain how the above events led to dad joining the militia.
*your group names
*format as a booklet or poster
Monday/Tuesday, November 24 & 25
1. (Date changed)Due December 1 & 2: Historical Fiction Chapters 1 & 2
2. From Protest to Rebellion Notes
3. Liberty's Stand Comic Strip: Cut apart the comic strip and paste the cells onto a poster or make a booklet. Write captions for each cell telling the story of the events leading up to American Revolution. (Boston Massacre, Tea Party, Intolerable Acts, Conflict at Lexington and Concord.)
1. AHON pages 148. Examine the Boston Massacre Political Cartoon. Identify 4 things that you think are significant. Is this political cartoon pro or anti British? What evidence is in the cartoon.? Prepare to share. Compare Paul Revere’s engraving to the black and white image. How are they different?
2. Watch the first episode, “Join or Die” of John Adams (HBO) that features the Boston Massacre and Trial. As you watch, answer the following questions:
1.What caused the shooting to begin?
2.Why does John Adams make the very controversial decision to defend the soldiers?
3.Compare and contrast the trial in the movie to modern American court cases.
4.What is the outcome of the trial?
5. What was the purpose of “tarring and feathering?”
6. How is Boston punished by the Crown after the “tea party?”
1. Colonial Protests Timeline #20
Make an annotated timeline with the following events. (See worksheet below)
For each event:
*identify the date
* describe what it was or what happened
* Describe how colonists reacted to it.
A. Sugar Act
B. Quartering Act
C. Stamp Act
D. Townshend Acts
E. Boston Massacre
2. Work on historical fiction story Chapter 1 and 2. Finish for HW.
Wed/Thurs, Nov 12 & 13
1. AHON page 138-139 Illustrated Map. Which events on the map are you familiar with? Which would you rate as a 4?
2. French and Indian War Review (Mod 2)
3. Historical Fiction
*Finish #16 Chapter 1 Intro (Mod 1)
* Start #19 Chapter 2 French and Indian War (Mod 2) AHON pages 140-146
These questions and answers will help you outline and then write the content of Chapter 2. Make sure the following points are included:
A. Explain how MC feels about this conflict. Does MC side with the other colonists or with the "Indians"? Is this a tough choice or a clear decision?
B. MC must describe the war, both in generalities and specifics. He/she can fight or watch from the sidelines, but MC must give a firsthand account.
C. MC must meet and interact with George Washington in some way.
D. MC must have a reaction to the Proclamation of 1763.
E. The chapter must end with MC moving to Boston, Massachusetts. You can explain if MC is happy or unhappy with this move, but the reason for the move must be clear. (If you prefer, you can use foreshadowing to an imply an impending move at the beginning of Chapter 3.)
4. Work on NHD Research!!!
Mon/ Tues, November 10-11
1. NHD Research, go over available research websites
2. Review Rebels Video Questions from last class
3. Work on Mod 1 Chapter 1 of Historical Fiction. Turn in or Finish for HW.
4. Work on NHD research.
1. Watch "Rebels," the first episode of America The Story of Us, fast forward to start at 19 minutes with the beginning of the rebellion.
answer the following questions.:
1. Why are British Redcoat soldiers sent to Boston by the King?
2. How does Paul Revere’s engraving titled “The Bloody Massacre” influence colonist after the Boston Massacre?
3. How does the British government & Redcoats react to the destruction of tea in Boson Harbor? (Boston Tea Party)
4. What was the purpose of the 1st Continental Congress?
5. What is the significance of the “shot heard ‘round the world” at Lexington?
2. “Conflict Vocab.”
Use AHON textbook chapter 5 pages 146-157. Students will look up the following words and write two sentences about each. The first is the definition. The second is a sentence using the word in context.
Terms: boycott, petition, repeal, Minutemen, loyalist, patriot
3. Continue working on rough draft of historical fiction story chapter one.
1. NHD project Q&A
2. Watch the "Road to Independence" video timeline
3. #16 Historical Fiction: Create your own adventure. Do the Mod 1 Chapter 1 on the Tree of Ed "Conflict in the Colonies."
*Create your main character: age, sex, family, jobs, home colony, etc.
* M.C. moves to Ohio River Basin (West of the Appalachian Mountains) by 1753. Explain why.
Finish Chapter 1 rough draft for HW.
1. Finish #15 Political Cartoons (powerpoint below) & Cartoon Analysis quiz.
2. Conflict in the Colonies Tracking sheet
3. #16 Historical Fiction: Create your own adventure. Do the step 1 character creation on the Tree of Ed "Conflict in the Colonies" preview.
1. Turn in NHD topic ideas
3. Finish the #14 French and Indian War scramble and quiz. Discuss the comparisons between the wifi fee letter and the historical events after the French and Indian War.
4. #15 Political Cartoons & the 2014 Florida Gubernatorial Election.
* List as many symbols as you can think of in one minute.
* Create a t-chart that compares and contrast the symbols and terms associated with the Democratic and Republican parties.
A. NHD History Fair Q&A
Topic and partner section is due Wed/Thurs
B. To take the student survey provisionally:
1. Go to https://survey.5-essentials.org/florida/survey/student/provisional/
2. Enter minimal demographic information (Student ID*, Birth date, gender, School, “When did you start going to this school”, “Why did you have trouble logging in?”**)
*Student ID – please have students enter the student ID that they regularly use
**”Why did you have trouble logging in?” – please select “Student ID/birth date not recognized” option from dropdown menu
3. Enter Login and complete survey
C. Finish the French and Indian War Scramble #14 (directions below)
D. Trouble on the Frontier Quiz #14 backside
E. Finish Slavery in the Colonies #12: Read AHON pages 113-117. Answer questions 1-6 on page 117. (Yes, you need to write your answers in complete sentences!)
Students will understand...
*American colonial reactions to British policies from 1763-1774.
*the causes, course, and consequences of the American Revolution.