Q3, Wk4

TeacherAndrew Wilson
Subject AreaUS History
Grade Level8
Week #22
Unit of InstructionEarly Republic
Standard(s) Taught

SS.8.A.4.1 Examine the causes, course, and consequences of United States westward
expansion and its growing diplomatic assertiveness (War of 1812, Convention of
1818, Adams-Onis Treaty, Missouri Compromise, Monroe Doctrine).

SS.8.A.4.3 Examine the experiences and perspectives of significant individuals and groups
during this period of American History.


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Essential Questions: Why does conflict develop?


  • I can explain the course and effects of the War of 1812.
  • Make a news report about an event of the War of 1812.
Classroom Activities

Students will research, write and present a news report on an event during the War of 1812. Excl. 4th period (student awards)

Students will take notes and discuss the War of 1812 and its effects. 

Students will make a timeline of the events of the War of 1812 (4th period)

Assignments Due

1812 News Report

War of 1812 Timeline (4th Period)

Additional Resources