Q4W1: March 29- April 2

TeacherAndrew Wilson
Subject AreaUS History
Grade Level8
Week #29
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

Essential Question: How does geography impact how we live?

  • I can describe the characteristics of the pre-Civil War North and South.
  • I can compare and contrast the North and South.
  • I can evaluate the impacts of the differences between the two regions.
  • I can articulate the differences in social, economic, and legal status of slaves in the antebellum South
  • I can speculate why the institution of slavery existed
  • I can identify some of the arguments offered by 19th century abolitionist and pro-slavery groups
Classroom Activities

Day 1: 

Bellringer

Vocabulary: 

  • Trade Union – a group of workers with the same skill
  • Strike – stopping work as a form of protest
  • Prejudice- an unfair opinion of a group
  • Famine – an extreme shortage of food
  • Nativist – a person opposed to immigration

Documents – Map1 Map2 Map3 Map4 Map5 Map6 Map7

Using these questions to analyze the maps – Pre-War Questions

North and South Paragraph

How different was life in the North and South in the 1800’s?

  • Include how similar/different they were:
    • Thesis (answer to the question) (2 pts)
    • Economically (money/wealth/trade/industry) (4 pts)
    • Socially (how people lived) (4 pts)

Day 2 – No class – FSA Review Day

ONLINE – Finish North and South Paragraph

Day 3:

Bellringer/Vocab Review

Southern Notes – Southern Notes

Antebellum Slavery – 

Document Analysis/WS

Discussion 

ONLINE – 

Choose one of the following groups and answer the essential and guiding questions for that group. 

Questions

 Slavery Gp 1 Qs Slavery Gp 2 Qs Slavery Gp 3 Qs

Documents

Slavery PS Gp 1 Slavery PS Gp 2 Slavery PS Gp 3

When answering the essential question:

  • What social, legal and economic status did slaves have in the antebellum South?
  • Answer (4pts)
  • 2 things in the sources that show your answer (2pts each)

Then either participate in the in-class discussion or post on Canvas on one of the threads about the Antebellum South. 

Assignments Due

North and South Paragraph

Antebellum Slavery WS (80%)/Discussion (20%)

 

Additional Resources

Vocabulary 

  • Trade Union – a group of workers with the same skill
  • Strike – stopping work as a form of protest
  • Prejudice- an unfair opinion of a group
  • Famine – an extreme shortage of food
  • Nativist – a person opposed to immigration