Q3W3: February 8-12

TeacherAndrew Wilson
Subject AreaUS History
Grade Level8
Week #23
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.4.5 Explain the causes, course, and consequences of the 19th century transportation
revolution on the growth of the nation’s economy.

SS.8.A.4.6 Identify technological improvements (inventions/inventors) that contributed to industrial growth. 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Essential QuestionS: How does conflict develop? How does technology effect our lives?

Objectives: 

  • Identify how the Industrial Revolution changed people’s lives
  • Evaluate the negative and positive effects of the Industrial Revolution
Classroom Activities

Day 1: 

Test Remediation/Retake – ONLINE  – Socrative Room: VIRTUALWILSON

Unit Overview

Vocabulary –

  • Sectionalism- rivalry based on the special interests of different areas
  • Bureaucracy – a system in which nonelected officials carry out laws
  • Spoils System – the practice of handing out government jobs to supporters
  • Mudslinging – using gossip and lies to ruin an opponents reputation
  • Urbanization – the process of growing cities

Jackson Kahoot – Preassessment

Day 2: 

Vocabulary

Overview of the Era of Good Feelings

Andrew Jackson and Florida Reader’s Theatre FloridaandAndrewJacksonPlay

Day 3:

Overview of the Industrial Revolution Industrial Revolution

Document Analysis – Industrial Revolution Evidence Cards

Group White Board – Was the Industrial Revolution good or bad?

ONLINE:
Write a paragraph answering: “Was the Industrial Revolution overall positive or negative?” using the documents provided. 

Include:

Thesis

At least 5 pieces of evidence cited from the documents

Justification/explanation of how your evidence proves your thesis

Assignments Due
Additional Resources
  • Sectionalism- rivalry based on the special interests of different areas
  • Bureaucracy – a system in which nonelected officials carry out laws
  • Spoils System – the practice of handing out government jobs to supporters
  • Mudslinging – using gossip and lies to ruin an opponents reputation
  • Urbanization – the process of growing cities