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Homework due today!  "Rosie the Riveter" newsela article analysis

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EQ:  How well have I represented the topics of World War II and the Holocaust through my powerpoint?
* Students will show their powerpoints to their teacher for grading today per the rubric.  

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"Holocaust survivors stories brought to life in student artwork" newsela article analysis

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EQ:  How well do I understand the World War II time period?
* Students will take a FORMS quiz via teams.
* Students will study their guided notes in preparation for this quiz.

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EQ:  How do I create a visual representation of World War II?
* Students will create a powerpoint on World War II per the rubric provided.
 
This powerpoint will be due on Thursday of this week.  

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HOMEWORK due today! 
 
"Instagram is a new way to share the stories of Holocaust survivors" newsela article analysis

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EQ:  What do I need to know and understand about World War II?
* Teacher will review the study guide just completed with students.  
*  Teacher will show kid-friendly You Tube video to review this topic as well

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EQ:  What do I need to know and understand about World War II?
* Students will read chapter 10 and finish completing their study guide.
 
*****  This will last Monday & Tuesday.  Their study guide will be due on Tuesday for a classwork grade.  *****

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Homework due today!
"The Road to Pearl Harbor" newsela article analysis

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EQ:  What do I need to know and understand about World War II?
* Students will read chapter 10 and complete their study guide.
 
*****  This will last all week.  Their study guide will be due on Friday.  *****

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"An Evaluation of the New Deal" newsela article analysis is due TODAY!

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EQ:  How well have I mastered Standards 5.15 & 5.16?
* Students will take an online forms quiz via Teams covering these two standards.  

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EQ:  What were the New Deal policies of President FDR?
* Students will watch a YouTube video on "Great Depression" as a review from the work they did before Spring Break.
* Students will begin creating their "New Deal" word splash project for the week.  (This is due on Thursday, March 18th.)
* Students will have a quiz on Friday covering the Great Depression & the New Deal programs.  

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EQ:  What were the causes of the Great Depression; President Hoover's role; and, its impact on the nation?
* KAHOOT review game
* Quiz over Standard 5.15 via TEAMS

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EQ:  What were the causes of the Great Depression; President Hoover's role; and, its impact on the nation?
* Students will create a "Study Guide Booklet" from the chapter 9 text (pages 58-62 only).  They will do this by pulling out the important bolded terms & writing the main ideas conveyed in each of sections of our text.  
* Day 3 - "Hoovervilles All Around" and "Help in Times of Trouble"

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EQ:  What were the causes of the Great Depression; President Hoover's role; and, its impact on the nation?
* Students will create a "Study Guide Booklet" from the chapter 9 text (pages 58-62 only).  They will do this by pulling out the important bolded terms & writing the main ideas conveyed in each of sections of our text.  
* Day 2 - "Struggling Farmers" and "Action (or Inaction) by President Hoover"

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EQ:  What were the causes of the Great Depression; President Hoover's role; and, its impact on the nation?
* Students will create a "Study Guide Booklet" from the chapter 9 text (pages 58-62 only).  They will do this by pulling out the important bolded terms & writing the main ideas conveyed in each of sections of our text.  
* Day 1 - "Herbert Hoover takes office" and "An Economy in Chaos"

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HOMEWORK due today!
"Radio Fever and the Start of a U.S. Consumer Economy in the 1920's" article analysis

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EQ:  How well have I mastered Standard 5.14?
*  YouTube video on the "Roaring Twenties"
*  Students will take a forms quiz via TEAMS over this week's standard.  

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EQ:  How did pop culture grow during the "Roaring Twenties?"
* Students will complete "Harlem Renaissance" section of this week's graphic organizer from Chapter 8 text posted on my website.  

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EQ:  How did pop culture grow during the "Roaring Twenties?"
* Students will complete "entertainment" and "automobiles" sections of this week's graphic organizer from Chapter 8 text posted on my website.  

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EQ:  How did pop culture grow during the "Roaring Twenties?"
* Students will complete "music" and "clothing" sections of this week's graphic organizer from Chapter 8 text posted on my website.  

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Homework due today!
"Some presidents' illnesses kept secret" newsela article analysis

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EQ:  How well have I mastered standards 5.10 - 5.13?
* Students will take a quiz over World War I via Teams.  

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EQ:  How well have I mastered standards 5.10 - 5.13?
* Students will play KAHOOT in preparation for Friday's quiz.  

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EQ:  How well did I visually represent important information on World War I?
* Today students will self-asses their flipbook & make any improvements that are needed per their assignment sheet.

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EQ:  How do I visually represent important information on World War I?
* Flipbook task (Day 5)
*  Students should be finished with their World War I Flipbook after today's class.  

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EQ:  How do I visually represent important information on World War I?
* Flipbook task (Day 4)

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HOMEWORK!

Homework due today!  
"The Poppy Lady" commonlit.org article analysis

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EQ:  What were the provisions of the Treaty of Versailles?  Why did the U.S. Senate reject President Wilson's League of Nations?
* Flipbook Task (Day 4)

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EQ:  What was the impact of U.S. involvement in World War I?
* Flipbook Task (Day 3) 

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EQ:  Where were the major countries located for both the Central and Allied Powers during World War I?
* Flipbook Task (Day 2) 

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EQ:  What were the events that led up to the U.S. entry into World War I?
- Flipbook task (Day 1)

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HOMEWORK!

Homework due today!
"Reform Movements" newsela article analysis

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EQ:  How well have I mastered standard 5.09 in social studies?
* Students will take a FORMS quiz on TEAMS covering this standard today.  

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EQ:  What were the main goals, struggles and achievements of the Progressive Era?
* Students will read chapter 6 text posted on my website.
* Students will complete their study guide.  
 
This assignment will run all week.  Students will be given a quiz over this information on Friday, 1/29th.  

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EQ:  How well have I done on my powerpoint presentation?
* Students will show teacher his or her powerpoint that they created last week for a 50 point QUIZ grade.  

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HOMEWORK due today!
"Immigration to the US" newsela article analysis

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EQ:  What was the journey like for immigrants coming into the United States, and what role did they play in the development of our country?
 
* Students will create a powerpoint outlining this week's lessons.  They will work on a section of text each day.  
* Today's section focus is "Life in America."
* Students will show their completed powerpoints to their teacher on Friday, January 22nd for a QUIZ grade.   

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EQ:  What was the journey like for immigrants coming into the United States, and what role did they play in the development of our country?
 
* Students will create a powerpoint outlining this week's lessons.  They will work on a section of text each day.  
* Today's section focus is "where immigrants came from."
* Students will show their completed powerpoints to their teacher on Friday, January 22nd for a QUIZ grade.   

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EQ:  What was the journey like for immigrants coming into the United States, and what role did they play in the development of our country?
 
* Students will create a powerpoint outlining this week's lessons.  They will work on a section of text each day.  
* Today's section focus is "land of opportunity."  
* Students will show their completed powerpoints to their teacher on Friday, January 22nd for a QUIZ grade.   See attached rubric for grading.  

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EQ:  How well have I mastered standard 5.07 about the Spanish-American War?
* KAHOOT review game
* Students will then take a Forms QUIZ via TEAMS

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EQ:  What were the causes, course, and consequences of the Spanish-American War?
* Students will complete the "cause/effect" section of their study guide.
* Class discussion and study guide check in preparation for Friday's quiz.

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EQ:  What were the causes, course, and consequences of the Spanish-American War?
* Students will re-read the text from Tuesday & complete the "course" section of their study guide questions today.  
 

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EQ:  What were the causes, course, and consequences of the Spanish-American War?
Focus terms:  imperialism, Rough Riders, USS Maine, yellow journalism
* Students will read the text posted on Mrs. McNabb's website & completing the "focus term" section of their study guide.  

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EQ:  How well have I understood and mastered standards 5.03, 5.05 and 5.06?
* Students will take a forms quiz on TEAMS today covering the material on their study guide that was completed this week.  

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Assignments for today, 1/4/21 through Thursday, 1/7/21!

EQ:  What all took place in the Gilded Age, and who all were involved? (Standards 5.03, 5.05, 5.06)
* Students will read Chapter 3 text (pages 16-24) that is posted on their class TEAMS page under the "social studies" channel.  They will answer as many questions as possible on their study guide each day as time allows.  
 
NOTE:  Students must be finished with the study guide by end of class on Thursday, 1/7/21.  

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EQ:  How well have I mastered standard 5.02?
* Students will play a Kahoot review game in preparation for today's quiz.
* Students will take a QUIZ via Teams.

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EQ:  What was the impact of Westward Expansion on Buffalo soldiers?  
 
* Students will complete the "Buffalo soldiers" section of their online lesson today.  
* Students will access the "online" resources via the "social studies" channel on your class page.  

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EQ:  What was the impact of Westward Expansion on American Indians?  
 
* Students will complete the "American Indians" section of their online lesson today.  
* Students will access the "online" resources via the "social studies" channel on your class page.  

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EQ:  What was the impact of Westward Expansion on immigrants?  
 
* Students will complete the "immigrants" section of their online lesson today.  
* Students will access the "online" resources via the "social studies" channel on your class page.  

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EQ:  What was the impact of Westward Expansion on settlers?  
 
* Students will complete the "settlers" section of their online lesson today.  
* Students will access the "online" resources via the "social studies" channel on your class page.  

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EQ:  How well have I mastered standard 5.01?
*  Forms QUIZ via TEAMS

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EQ:  How well have I mastered standard 5.01?
*  Students will play a KAHOOT review game in preparation for Friday's quiz

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EQ:  Why did the South move toward industrialization after the Civil War?
*  Students will only complete the questions dealing with page 8 of the text. 

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EQ:  Why did the South move toward industrialization after the Civil War?
* Students will only complete the questions dealing with page 7 of our text.  

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EQ:  Why did the South move toward industrialization after the Civil War?
* "technology" brainstorm with teacher
* Students will only complete questions dealing with page 6 of our text today.

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EQ:  What is the cultural and historical significance of Thanksgiving?
 
*  Students will complete the "Thanksgiving:  A Day of Mixed Blessings" Nearpod task.

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EQ:  How well have I mastered standards 5.45 and 5.46?
* Students will take a forms QUIZ via TEAMS today.

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EQ:  How did the end of Reconstruction impact Tennessee's African American elected officials?  (standard 5.46)
* chapter 28, Nearpod (Day 4 Task)

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EQ:  How did the rise of vigilante justice impact Tennessee and the nation?
* chapter 28, Nearpod (Day 3 task)

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EQ:  How did the rise of vigilante justice impact Tennessee and the nation?  (standard 5.45)
 
* Chapter 28, Nearpod (Day 2 task)

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EQ:  How did the rise of vigilante justice impact Tennessee & the nation?  (standard 5.45)
 
* Chapter 28 on Nearpod (Day 1 task)
 
CODE:   3NEMD

 

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EQ:  How well have I mastered standards 5.43 & 5.44?
* Students will take a Forms QUIZ via TEAMS.

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EQ:  What  important terms must I understand from this chapter?
* SW complete a study guide for tomorrow's quiz on the following terms
1.  Tennessee Constitutional Convention of 1870
2.  poll taxes
3.  segregation
4.  funds for public educaiton
5.  Freedmen's Bureau
6.  Fisk University

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EQ:  What was Fisk University?  (standard 5.44)
* chapter 27, page 159

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EQ:  What were "funds for public education" and the "Freedmen's Bureau?" (standards 5.43 & 5.44)
* chapter 27 (page 158)

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EQ:  What all happened with the Tennessee Constitutional Convention?  (standard 5.43)
* chapter 27 (pages 156-157) activities

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Homework due today!
 
"U.S. Elections 2020" newsela article analysis

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EQ:  How well have I mastered standards 5.40, 5.41 & 5.42?
* Students will take an online QUIZ via TEAMS.

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EQ:  What were the important events and battles in Tennessee in the Civil War Era?
* 4 square task (Day 2) Battle of Franklin & Battle of Nashville

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EQ:  What were the important events & battles in Tennessee in the Civil War Era?
* 4 square task (Day 1)  Seige of Fort Donelson (square 1)  & Battle of Stones River (square 2)
*  Read the sections in the text & explain each of those in your square.  
*  Be thorough because you will use this to study for Friday's quiz.  

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EQ:  How was the issue of slavery thought of in Tennessee?  How did Tennesseans feel about secession? (standard 5.41)
* Students will read pages 152-153 via TEAMS social studies channel & complete exercises on the pages.  

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EQ:  What was Sequoyah's impact in our country prior to the Civil War?
 
* Students will go to the Research link page to access information on Sequoyah
* Students will complete square 4 of their 4 square where they answer today's EQ 

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EQ:  What was President James K. Polk's impact in our country prior to the Civil War?
 
* Students will go to the Research link page to access information on President James K. Polk
* Students will complete square 3 of their 4 square where they answer today's EQ 

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EQ:  What was Sam Houston's impact in our country prior to the Civil War?
 
* Students will go to the Research link page to access information on Sam Houston.
* Students will complete square 2 of their 4 square where they answer today's EQ 

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EQ:  What was Davy Crockett's impact in our country prior to the Civil War?
 
* Students will go to the Research link page to access information on Davy Crockett
* Students will complete square 1 of their 4 square where they answer today's EQ 

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EQ:  Based on what you have learned this week, was Andrew Jackson a good or bad president?
 
* Day 5 of Nearpod Task
 
*  Nearpod Code is VSMEP

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EQ:  What impact did Andrew Jackson hae as President of the United States?
 
* Day 4 of Nearpod Task
 
*  Nearpod Code is VSMEP

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EQ:  How was the western boundary of Tennessee expanded with the Jackson Purchase?
 
* Day 3 of Nearpod Task
 
*  Nearpod Code is VSMEP

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EQ:  What was the impact of Andrew Jackson's presidency on American Indians in Tennessee?
* Day 2 of Nearpod Task
 
*  Nearpod Code is VSMEP

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EQ:  What was the impact of Andrew Jackson's presidency on American Indians in Tennessee?
* Day 1 of Nearpod Task
 
*  Nearpod Code is VSMEP

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EQ:  How well have I mastered Social Studies standards 5.35, 5.36, and 5.37?
* Students will take an online forms quiz through TEAMS.

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EQ: How well have I mastered Social Studies standards 5.35, 5.36, and 5.37?
 
* KAHOOT review game in preparation for Friday's quiz

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EQ:  How was Tennessee involved in the War of 1812?
*  DAY 3 portion of the Nearpod
*  Nearpod code:  RXWDT
 

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EQ:  How do I analyze an article about a history topic through text dependent questions?
 
Day TWO portion of the Nearpod:  
* Reread article
* Complete text dependent questions displayed on Promethean Board
 
Nearpod code:  RXWDT

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EQ:  How was Tennessee involved in the War of 1812?
*  Students will begin completing the Nearpod for this week.  They will only complete the Day 1 portion.  
*  Students will go to nearpod.com and type in the following code under student login -  RXWDT. 
*  Make sure to enter your first and last name.  

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EQ:  How well have I mastered standards 5.35 and 5.36?
* Finish article analysis guided notes & comic strip activity

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EQ:  What were the steps that Tennessee took to become a state?
* Re-read article
* Complete comic activity
 
* This will take 2 days. (Wednesday & Thursday)

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EQ:  What were the steps that Tennessee took to become a state?
 
* Read article
* Complete guided notes via powerpoint with teacher

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EQ:  How well have I mastered standards 5.32 - 5.34?
* KAHOOT review
* Standards quiz

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EQ:  What is the Southwest Territory, and how was it the first step to Tennessee's statehood?
* Powerpoint discussion
* Map activity

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EQ:  What is the Southwest territory, and how was it the first step to Tennessee's statehood?
* Read article
* Discussion questions on powerpoint

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Assignments 09/16 - 09/17!

EQ:  How did Tennessee first try to become a state, and how did it fail?
* Powerpoint
* Read "Lost State of Franklin article"
* Complete 4 square graphic organizer

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Assignments 09/14 - 09/15!

EQ:  How were Tennesseans important in the Battle of King's Mountain?
* Read "King's Mountain" article on Tennessee History for Kids website
* Answer EQ in paragraph format
 
Here is the link:

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EQ:  How well have I mastered standards 5.29, 5.30, and 5.31?
 
QUIZ covering standards
* Students will study their guided notes for this quiz.

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EQ:  How well have I mastered standards 5.29, 5.30 and 5.31?
 
* KAHOOT review game

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EQ:  How do I describe the founding of and the obstacles faced with the establishment of Cumberland Settlements?
 
* Guided Notes with powerpoint

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EQ:  What is the significance of the Watauga Settlement on Tennessee history?  (standard 5.30)
 
* Guided Notes with Powerpoint (Day 2)

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EQ:  What is the significance of the Watauga Settlement on Tennessee history?  (standard 5.30)
 
* Guided Notes with Powerpoint (Day 1)

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EQ:  What were the Cumberland Settlement, Cumberland Compact, and Battle of the Bluffs?
 
* Guided notes and powerpoint

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EQ:  What is the significance of the Watauga settlement to Tennessee's history?
 
* Finish guided notes and powerpoint

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EQ:  What is the significance of the Watauga settlement to Tennessee's history?
 
*  Guided Notes with powerpoint
 

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EQ:  How did the Cumberland Gap and Wilderness Road influence migration to Tennessee?
 
*  "Wilderness Road" parody lyrics activity

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EQ:  What was the Proclamation of 1763?
 
*  Social media activity