"There are two types of education. One should teach us how to make a living, and the other how to live..."

--John Adams

Friday, August 15, 2014

Week of Aug. 18--22

Welcome to Week 2 Gang!  This week we'll look at Jamestown, Plymouth, and the 13 colonies.  We'll compare the three colonial regions in order to understand the roots of English Colonial America.  The 50 Nifty State project is due Friday, Aug. 22 and you will have a test of the 13 colonies on Friday, Sept. 5.  Here we go!

Day 1:  Go over the video podcast information about Roanoke and Jamestown.  Why did Roanoke fail?  What is a colony?  Why was Jamestown successful?  How hard is it to build a colony???  Begin going over the DC packet about Jamestown...What did we do at Jamestown?
HW:  Watch the video podcast about New England Colonization below:





Notes:  50 Nifty States project due Friday, Aug. 22 ...Colonies test on Sept. 5



Day 2:  Finish up Jamestown information and dive into the three colonial regions and the remaining 13 colonies.  Reading and answering Qs in this document:  13 Colonies Reading  Also watch the following videos:  John Green's Crash Course US History on New England Colonization (Funnier than my video) -- Click Me...John Green's US History on New England! and John Green's Crash Course US History Middle Colonies
HW:  50 Nifty State project due Friday, Aug. 22...Colonies test on Sep. 5
Notes:  50 Nifty States project due Friday, Aug. 22 ...Colonies test on Sept. 5


Day 3:  Continue comparing and contrasting the 13 colonies and three colonial regions...
HW:  50 Nifty State project due Friday, Aug. 22...Colonies test on Sep. 5
Notes:  50 Nifty States project due Friday, Aug. 22 ...Colonies test on Sept. 5


Day 4:  Go over the 13 colonies...Why were the founded?  How did they make money?  What impact did they have for Great Britain and what lasting impact do the colonies have today?
HW:   Watch the video podcast reviewing the 13 colonies and three colonial regions...


Notes: Colonies test on Sept. 5