Q4W4 Online Learning: April 20-24

TeacherAndrew Wilson
Subject AreaUS History
Grade Level8
Week #33
Unit of InstructionAntebellum North and South
Standard(s) Taught

SS.8.A.5.1 Explain the causes, course, and consequence of the Civil War
(sectionalism, slavery, states’ rights, balance of power in the Senate). 

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

SS.8.A.5.4 Identify the division (Confederate and Union States, Border states,
western territories) of the United States at the outbreak of the Civil War.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Objectives:

  • I can describe and the events leading to Civil War and evaluate how they did so (particularly the Dred Scott case, the Raid on Harpers Ferry and the election of 1860)
  • I can judge John Brown on his actions
Classroom Activities

Online Learning

All daily lesson plans posted through Canvas

Assignments for the week:

Nearpod on the Dredd Scott Case: https://share.nearpod.com/vsph/6LB4j2FfNu + Discussion on Canvas

Nearpod on John Brown and Harpers Ferry Raid: https://share.nearpod.com/vsph/QSDIXZjhNu + Discussion on Canvas

Newsela Article “Election of 1860” with quiz and writing with it. Additional class discussion on Canvas

Nearpod on Secession: https://share.nearpod.com/vsph/GFE1ZBQHMu + Discussion on Canvas

Causes of the Civil War Paragraph – please turn in via Canvas or Gradebook/Focus

Using any material from this unit answer: What caused the Civil War?

Include in your answer:

A thesis addressing the question (2 pts)

At least 3 reasons/relevant events (6 pts)

At least 2 vocabulary words (2pts)

 

Paper-Based Option

Assignments for the week:

Workbook pages 505-508 

Workbook pages 509-512

Newsela article “Election of 1860” and quiz

Workbook page 513, #2 – editorial

Causes of the Civil War Paragraph 

Using any material from this unit answer: What caused the Civil War?

Include in your answer:

  • A thesis addressing the question (2 pts)
  • At least 3 reasons/relevant events (6 pts)
  • At least 2 vocabulary words (2pts)

 

Assignments Due

Causes of the Civil War Paragraph

Additional Resources