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United States History--French and Indian War through Reconstruction

DATE

TOPIC

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS

ILLINOIS SOCIAL SCIENCE PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTORS

ASSESSMENT

ILLINOIS LEARNING STANDARDS

WORK-PLACE SKILLS

MODIFICATIONS FOR SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENTS

1st Quarter

Weeks 1-3

Why study history? Geographic review.

French and Indian War

Why study history?

What were the causes, major events, and impact?

·   Identify causes and effects in world political history

My history, reflective writing map, guided reading, quiz,

14F.3a, 16B3a

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,

11,12,13,14,15,16

 

Used throughout the year

 

Preferential seating reading study guides, note taking support, preferential group selection, varied assignment roles, modified quizzes, adjusted grading scale

Weeks 4-6

American Revolution

What were the causes, major events, and impact?

·   Summarize the actions of a group’s effort to influence current public policy in their sate/nation

·   Describe significant historical events that brought about changes in political ideas of the US

·   Explain how laws and government policies affecting the economy have changed over time

·   Place events from a chronology on multiple tier timelines that are organized according to political, economical & social history

·   Compare and contrast the contributions of individuals who had a significant impact on the course of national history

·   Describe political beliefs of significant individuals groups during a turning point in world history

Artistic representations, reflective writing, simulation Webquest (timeline, hall of fame, booklet), map, guided reading, quiz

14D3, 14F3a, 15E3a, 16B3b, 16B3c, 16B3d, 17D3b

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,

11,12,13,14,15,16,17

Weeks 7-9

Confederation era

What made the Articles of Confederation ineffective?

·   Describe political beliefs of significant individuals groups during a turning point in world history

Simulation, reflective writing, map, guided reading, quiz

16A3a, 16B3a, 16B3c

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,

11,12,13,14,15,16

2nd Quarter

Weeks 1-3

Constitution

What are the “principles” of the Constitution and how do they directly relate to you?

What are the unique powers of each branch of the government?

·   Explain the advantages and disadvantages of our federal systems separation of power

·   Justify why the IL Constitution cannot violate the US Constitution

·   Compare and contrast responsibilities shared between state and national governments

·   Describe the impact of the federal governments system of checks & balances

·   Summarize the historical development of rights and responsibilities contained within the Bill of Rights and later Constitutional Amendments

·   Compare the powers and responsibilities of the House of Representatives and Senate within the US Congress

·   Describe the requirements for candidates and the election process at the national level

·   Recognize the responsibilities of some of the departments and regulatory agencies of the federal government

·   Classify the type of courts and judicial officials established to operate within federal governments

·   Describe the role of judicial review

Bill of Rights, pictorial representations, reflective writing, creative writing, quizzes, skit, song quizzes, test

14A3, 14B3, 14D3, 16B3c

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,

11,12,13,14,15,16,17

Weeks 4-6

Weeks 7-9

A New Country

What problems did the country deal with and how?

·   Describe significant historical events and processes that brought about changes in political ideas and traditions

·   Compare the platforms of two or more political parties during an election

·   Interpret political cartoons in terms of captions and images

·   Describe the role of financial institutions in the economy

Skit, editorial cartoons, simulation, reflective writing, map, guided reading, simulation, quiz

14B3, 14F3a, 16A3b, 16A3c, 16B3d, 16D3a 16E3a

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,

11,12,13,14,15,16,17

3rd Quarter

Weeks 1-3

War of 1812

What were the causes, major events, and impact?

·   Summarize the actions of a group’s effort to influence current public policy in their sate/nation

·   Describe significant historical events that brought about changes in political ideas of the US

·   Explain how laws and government policies affecting the economy have changed over time

·   Place events from a chronology on multiple tier timelines that are organized according to political, economical & social history

·   Compare and contrast the contributions of individuals who had a significant impact on the course of national history

Webquest (4-page newspaper including research articles, timelines, editorials, editorial cartoons, advertisements, etc.), map, guided reading, quiz

14A3, 14B3, 14E3, 16A3b, 16B3b, 16B3d

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,

11,12,13,14,15,16,17

Used throughout the year

 

Preferential seating reading study guides, note taking support, preferential group selection, varied assignment roles, modified quizzes, adjusted grading scale

Weeks 4-6

Technology

Jacksonian Democracy

How did technological innovations impact rural/urban life?

 

What is Jacksonian Democracy?

·   Compare and contrast the contributions of individuals who had a significant impact on the course of national history

·   Explain how the price of productive resources in a market economy would influence producer decisions about how much and what to produce

Poster, speech, pictorial representations, map, guided reading, quiz

15A, 16A3a, 16A3b 16C3c

 

14A3, 14B3, 14E3, 14F3a

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,

11,12,13,14,15,16

Weeks 7-9

Manifest Destiny

Mexican War

Who went, why did they go, and what did they find?

What were the causes, major events, and results?

·   Explain how a significant historical event can have many causes

·   Describe significant historical events that brought about changes in political ideas of the US

·   Explain, in terms of “push-pull” factors, the major population movements that have occurred in the past and may occur among places and regions

·   Analyze maps of human settlement and routes traveled in the past to determine the relationship between where people lived and their movements

Simulation, map, guided reading, quiz

16A3c, 16B3d, 16C3a, 16C3b, 16C3c, 16C3d, 17D3a

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,

11,12,13,14,15,16

4th Quarter Weeks 1-3

Reformers

What were the major social issues in the US in the 1800’s?

·   Analyze the role of individuals, groups and the media in shaping contemporary debate on local, state and national government

·   Compare and contrast the contributions of individuals who had a significant impact on the course of national history

Trading cards, oral presentation, map, guided reading

Quiz

14D3c

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,

11,12,13,14,15,16,17

Weeks 4-6

Slavery

Civil War

Reconstruction

What were the causes, major events, and results?

What was (and how was it) “reconstructed?”

·   Summarize the actions of a group’s effort to influence current public policy in their sate/nation

·   Describe significant historical events that brought about changes in political ideas of the US

·   Explain how laws and government policies affecting the economy have changed over time

·   Place events from a chronology on multiple tier timelines that are organized according to political, economical & social history

·   Compare and contrast the contributions of individuals who had a significant impact on the course of national history

·   Describe political beliefs of significant individuals groups during a turning point in world history

·   Summarize the historical development of rights and responsibilities contained within the bill of Rights and later amendments to the US Constitution

Acrostic poetry, reflective writing, pictorial representation, simulation, map, guided reading, quizzes, primary documents,  trading cards, persuasive presentation

15C3, 16A3a, 16A3b, 16A3c, 16C3b

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,

11,12,13,14,15,16,17

Weeks 7-9