FIRST SEMESTER States & Cities Study Tools: Blank Study Map & List of States / Cities State the States 50 States 50 Cities Quizlet
SECOND SEMESTER Study Tools: US Physical Map Bodies of Water Study Game Landforms Study Game
There are three assessments throughout the semester that account for 10% of your overall grade. There are NO retakes for these geography map tests; therefore, you need to study the appropriate amount prior to each test, which will occur at around Week 6, Week 12, and Finals Week.
Note About History Units
All unit work is due on the day of the final assessment (aka Essay Day) and your essay outline must demonstrate readiness and completeness in order to begin writing your essay.
If you are ever absent, be sure to obtain any missing work and ask if you have any questions! Only pre-arranged and exceptional situations will be granted extended time on deadlines or other alternatives.
Unit 1: America's Foundational Values of the 1600s - 1800s
America's Immigrants of the 1900s
Becoming An American Citizen interviews: Audio Clip #1 Audio Clip #2
Ellis Island Immigrants: Short Film "Ellis"
Great Migration: Langston Hughes reading "One Way Ticket" Another recording
Vietnamese American Refugees: PBS News story of fall of Saigon 60 Minutes story on "boat people" Thuy Vu's interview Cindy Nguyen's narrative essay NPR story on nail salons Nailed It documentary trailer
American Protest Movements of the 1900s
Driving Question: Is protest American?
American Heroes of the 1900s
Zia: Video Caine's Arcade: Video 1 and 2
2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom: CNN Video White House Press Release
Madam CJ Walker: Smithsonian Video MCJWBeautyCulture.com "About Us" PBS blog post Philanthropy Round Table "Hall of Fame" biography
Dust Bowl-ers: PBS documentary Photo Collection Letter via The Atlantic
Greatest Generation-ers: Howard Zinn's essay
Past Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients: John Glenn Edward R. Murrow Eunice Kennedy Shriver Georgia O'Keeffe Joe DiMaggio
List of all past Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients