Week of: 3/19/18

TeacherKristen Smith
Subject AreaAdvanced U.S. History/Career Planning
Grade Level8th
Week #3/19/18-3/23/18
Unit of InstructionWar and Expansion
Standard(s) Taught

SS.8.A.4.17- Examine key events and peoples in Florida history as each impact this era of American History.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Student Goals: 

  • Understand the actions of Andrew Jackson’s military expeditions and their impact on Florida and the nation.
  • Understand the key events in Florida becoming a territory and then a state
Classroom Activities

Students will review topics from the week before spring break. Reading a few pages in their reflections notebook.

Students will also watch a video on the Seminole Wars. They will be introduced to the historical figure Andrew Jackson and what his role was in acquiring the state of Florida as a territory.  

Assignments Due

Spiral notebook notes 


Additional Resources

ALL IEP and ESOL accommodations will be provided daily.

When a student is absent, it is their responsibility to check the absent files in class and copy notes from a peer.  Students will have the number of days absent to complete missing work.  If you need any assignments emailed, please contact me at smithk@ivyhawnschool.org. 

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