Mon/Tues, March 24 & 23, 2014
1. Homework: Finish all the Foreign Affairs assignments from before Spring Break, Due Fri/Mon.
#20 Foreign Affairs Vocab: Due on Fri/Mon.
Define each of these Key Terms:
#21 The War of 1812: Read page 327-331. Answer questions 1ab and 2ab on page 331.
Battles of Washington and Ft. McHenry
Battle of New Orleans Song
White House Afire!
#21 The Monroe Doctrine: Read 346-347 "Spanish Colonies" and "The Monroe Doctrine"
What was the purpose of the Monroe Doctrine?
Video: Monroe Doctrine
2. Opening Activity: "Well behaved women rarely make history." What do you think this quote means?HOW BETSY ROSS BECAME FAMOUS
3. Artifact Bags:
A. Once your group is given the go ahead, open your bag and examine the items within
B. All of the items in the bag are artifacts from one person’s life. Try to determine what the person is like based on the evidence in their bag.
Wed-Monday, March 25-31
1. Opening Activity: What was the purpose of the Artifact Bag activity yesterday. Paragraph
2. #22 A Midwife's Tale Video Notes. Based on the Book A Midwife's Tale by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich about the life of Martha Ballard. Create 2 columns on your paper, 2 on front and 2 on back. Label the 2 on the front "Medical Care" and "Marriage/Weddings." Label the columns on the back "housework" and "pregnancy and birth."
Land surveying tools and process
Sawmills and lumber production
Looms & cloth production
These websites have more information about historian Laura Thatcher Ulrich, Martha Ballard, and the making of the video:
Learning Goals: *Students will understand the similarities and differences between the lives of women and children living in c.1800 and today.
*Students will understand U.S. foreign policy in early America.
SS.8.A.3.15 Examine this time period (1763-1815) from the perspective of historically under-represented groups (children, indentured servants, Native Americans, slaves, women, working class).
SS.8.A.1.7- View historic events through the eyes of those who were there as shown in their art, writings, music, and artifacts.SS.8.A.3.13: Explain major domestic and international economic, military, political, and socio-cultural events of John Adam’s presidency.
SS.8.A.3.14: Explain major domestic and international economic, military, political, and socio-cultural events of Thomas Jefferson's presidency.
SS.8.A.4.1: Examine the causes, course, and consequences of United States westward expansion and its growing diplomatic assertiveness.
A Midwife's Tale Essay