Thursday, September 27, 2018

HIST8 - September 27, 2018

HW: Read and take notes on 2:4 and prepare for a possible reading quiz when we return from Fall Break.

  1. Welcome, attendance, and write down HW in your Binder Reminder
  2. Go over the homework: "Critical Thinking Questions"
  3. Trumbull painting, "The Signing of the Declaration of Independence"
    1. Some quick clarification on the expectations for the assignment and the non-rock star you chose to highlight
    2. Today, take some time to ask at least one other person for feedback on your assignment
    3. If you are working with a partner, make sure you tell Mr. Ippolito today and indicate in your file name your name and partner's name
  4. Too Late to Apologize
    1. Who is supposed to be featured in the video?
    2. Why is this song a fitting song for the Declaration?
  5. Declaration of Independence as a Break-Up Letter - HANDOUT HERE
    1. Today we want to focus on the STRUCTURE of the Declaration
    2. Read and analyze the structure of the document
    3. ASSIGNMENT: Write a break-up letter (see Google Classroom)
    4. Want to include an electronic signature on your break-up letter? Use your touch-screen to draw your signature using THIS TOOL (thanks to Naomi Jung for finding this!!)

  1. Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader
  2. Enlightenment Thinkers
  3. The Original Social Contract
  4. The Roots of American Government
  5. Magna Carta - HANDOUT and GLOSSARY OF TERMS
  6. Examining Passenger Lists - HANDOUTand PASSENGER LISTS
  7. Causes of the American Revolution - HANDOUT and GALLERY WALK PLACARDS
  8. The Seven Types of Propaganda - HANDOUT 1 HERE and HANDOUT 2 HERE
  9. Project: Loyalist or Patriot Propaganda Poster
  10. Four Interpretations of the Declaration of Independence - HANDOUT HERE
  11. Declaration of Independence: "What Were They Thinking?" - HANDOUT HERE
  12. Declaration of Independence: Critical Thinking Questions - HANDOUT HERE
  13. Declaration of Independence Break-Up Letter - HANDOUT HERE and GOOGLE CLASSROOM

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