Q4, Wk2

TeacherAndrew Wilson
Subject AreaUS History
Grade Level8
Week #30
Unit of InstructionAntebellum North and South
Standard(s) Taught
  • SS.8.A.4.6 Identify technological improvements (inventions/inventors) that contributed to industrial growth. 

    SS.8.A.4.7 Explain the causes, course, and consequences (industrial growth, subsequent effect on children and women) of New England’s textile industry.

    SS.8.A.4.10 Analyze the impact of technological advancements on the agricultural economy and slave labor.

    SS.8.A.5.2 Analyze the role of slavery in the development of sectional conflict.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • I can describe how industrialization impacted the north and people in it
  • I can compare and contrast the North and South
  • I can evaluate the impact of geography on the North and South
  • I can describe how industrialization impacted the north and people in it
  • I can create an account of an immigrant in the North before the Civil War
Classroom Activities

Day 1

Bellringer

Vocabulary

Scaffolding – As a class analyze a map

Map Sources Activity – Students use maps to learn about the pre-Civil War US

Cartoon – Make a cartoon that portrays the strengths and weaknesses of the North and South

Day 2:

Students have time to work on the Ch14 packet

Day 3:

Bellringer

Vocabulary

Notes and Discussion on the North

Immigrant Account – Students write letter or journal from the perspective of a recent immigrant to the North of the US.

Assignments Due

Immigrant Account

Ch 14 WB packet – due April 8/9

Additional Resources