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Learning Targets


On-going throughout the year

  1. Exploring the skills and strategies underlying U.S History






  1. Process Skills



  1. Apply terms relevant to the content appropriately and accurate

  2. Identify and interpret different types of primary and secondary sources

  3. Interpret timelines of key historical events, people, and periods

  4. Analyze and evaluate historical sources and interpretations

  5. Analyze and evaluate historical sources to obtain, organize, and interpret historical data

  6. Utilize research strategies, methods, and sources

  7. Compose arguments/position papers

  8. Compose an analytical, historical essay

  9. Identify, analyze, and understand elements of historical cause and effect

  10. Develop open-ended historical questions

  11. Analyze how the past influences the lives of individuals and the development of societies










History alive, text book, great debates






August.

  1. Building a Nation (Colonization-1877)



  1. Colonization and Forging a New Nation




  1. Identify the reasons for colonization, evaluate its impacts, and analyze the success or failure of settlements in North America

  2. Analyze religious development and its significance in colonial America

  3. Describe significant aspects of the variety of social structure of colonial America

  4. Compare the economies of the various colonies and analyze the development and impact of indentured servitude and African slavery in North America

  5. Explain the origins and development of colonial governments

  6. Evaluate the influence of Enlightenment ideas on the development of American government as embodied in the Declaration of Independence

  7. Identify and evaluate the ideas and events that contributed to the outbreak of the American Revolution

  8. Identify the impetus for the Constitutional Convention

  9. Interpret the ideas and principles expressed in the U.S. Constitution

  10. Explain the development of the Bill of Rights, and assess various debates of the day

  11. Identify and evaluate the political and territorial changes resulting from westward expansion of the U.S. in the early nineteenth century

  12. Analyze and evaluate federal and state policies toward American Indians in the first half of the nineteenth century

  13. Evaluate, take, and defend positions on the development of U.S. foreign policy during the early nineteenth century

Why did various groups come to the New World?
What role did religion play in colonial America?
Describe the diversity of the colonies





History alive, text book, great debates










  1. Antebellum America

  1. Describe and evaluate the impacts of the First Industrial Revolution during the nineteenth century

How did industrialism impact American society




Video clips, text book, PSR








  1. Identify and evaluate the major events and issues that promoted sectional conflicts and strained national cohesiveness

  2. Identify significant religious, philosophical, and social reform movements of the nineteenth century

  3. Identify the major characteristics of the abolition movement in the antebellum period

  4. Analyze the women’s rights and the suffrage movements and the impact of women on other reform movements

  5. Compare and contrast the economic, social, and cultural differences of the North and South




  1. Civil War and Reconstruction

What led to the rise of reform movements?

Suffrage, temperance, abolitionists

Video Clip, text book, economic graphing










  1. Rebuilding a Nation (1877-1914)



  1. Challenges at Home and Abroad

  1. Identify and analyze the technological, social, and strategic aspects of the Civil War

  2. Explain the influence of Lincoln’s philosophy of the Union

  3. Describe the basic provisions and immediate impact of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments

  4. Evaluate different Reconstruction plans and their social, economic, and political impact on the South and the rest of the U.S

  5. Analyze the immediate and long-term influence of Reconstruction on the lives of African Americans and U.S. society as a whole




  1. Industrialization and Urbanization

  1. Evaluate the impact of new inventions and technologies of the late nineteenth century

  2. Identify and evaluate the influences on business and industry in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries

  3. Identify labor and workforce issues of the late nineteenth century

  4. Explain the challenges and contributions of immigrants

  5. Explain the causes and impact of urbanization

  6. Compare and contrast the experiences of African Americans in various U.S. regions

  7. Identify and evaluate the influences on the development of the American West

  8. Analyze significant events for Native American Indian tribes




  1. Increasing Influences and Challenges

  1. Identify and explain significant issues and components of the Populist movements and their impacts

  2. Explain the origins and accomplishments of the Progressive movement

  3. Analyze the efforts to achieve women’s suffrage in the early twentieth century

  4. Evaluate, take, and defend positions on the various U.S. foreign policies

  5. Analyze the causes and consequences of the Spanish-American War

  6. Identify and evaluate the factors that influenced U.S. imperialism




  1. The United States in a Changing World




  1. Identify and analyze the causes and significant events of World War I and their impact; evaluate the impact of the Treaty of Versailles

  2. Describe and evaluate the impact of scientific and technological innovation

  3. Identify and evaluate the new cultural movements

  4. Identify the characteristics of social conflict and social change

  5. Identify and explain the economic factors that contributed to the stock market crash of 1929 and the Great Depression













Nov.-Dec.





  1. America Since World War II (1945-Present )







  1. America at War

  1. Describe circumstances at home and abroad prior to U.S. involvement in World War II

  2. Identify the significant military and political aspects of World War II

  3. Analyze dimensions of the Holocaust and the Allies’ response to the Holocaust and war crimes

  4. Evaluate the social, political, and economic impacts of World War II on the home front

  5. Identify and evaluate the scientific and technological developments in America during and after World War II

  6. Analyze the social, cultural, and economic changes at the onset of the Cold War era

  7. Analyze the origins of the Cold War, foreign policy developments, and major events of the administrations from Truman to present

  8. Describe and evaluate the political and social impact of the Vietnam War




  1. Changes at Home




  1. Analyze major domestic issues and responses of the administrations from Truman to present

  2. Evaluate the impact of innovations in technology and communication on American society

  3. Identify the events and influential individuals of the civil rights, human rights, and counterculture movements and assess their impact

  4. Evaluate the impact of changes in the national economy on contemporary American society

  5. Identify the major contemporary social, environmental, and political issues and the controversies engendered by those issues

  6. Assess increasing global interdependence, the potential for conflict, and the U.S. role in world events in the present and future



How did WWII secure America’s position as a “Super Power” in the modern world?

How did major changes in the Cold War impact the U.S. politically, economically, and socially






Film

p.s.r

text




Dec.











Video clip, text, Guided reading




Jan

SS-HS-5.2.4

Students will explain and evaluate the impact of significant social, political and economic changes during the Progressive Movement (e.g., industrial capitalism, urbanization, political corruption, initiation of reforms), World War I (e.g., imperialism to isolationism, nationalism) and the Twenties (e.g., economic prosperity, consumerism, women’s suffrage).

DOK 3

SS-HS-5.3.4

Students will analyze how nationalism, militarism, and imperialism led to world conflicts and the rise of totalitarian governments (e.g., European imperialism in Africa, World War I, the Bolshevik Revolution, Nazism, World War II).

DOK 3


SS-H-HP-S-3

Students will research issues or interpret accounts of historical events in U.S. history using primary and secondary sources (e.g., biographies, films, periodicals, Internet resources, textbooks, artifacts):

d)explain and evaluate the impact of significant social, political and economic changes (e.g., imperialism to isolationism, industrial capitalism, urbanization, political corruption, initiation of reforms) during the Progressive Movement, World War I and the Twenties

SS-H-HP-S-4

Students will research issues or interpret accounts of historical events in world history using primary and secondary sources (e.g., biographies, films, periodicals, Internet resources, textbooks, artifacts):

d)examine how nationalism, militarism, expansionism and imperialism led to conflicts (e.g., World War I, Japanese aggression in China and the Pacific, European imperialism in Africa, World War II) and the rise of totalitarian governments (e.g., Communism in Russia, Fascism in Italy, Nazism in Germany)


How did WWI impact Americans?

Monarchy, conflict, imperialism, cause-effect

Video clip, Text, P.S.R., Geo. Reading, History Alive




Jan-Feb.


SS-HS-5.2.4

Students will explain and evaluate the impact of significant social, political and economic changes during the Progressive Movement (e.g., industrial capitalism, urbanization, political corruption, initiation of reforms), World War I (e.g., imperialism to isolationism, nationalism) and the Twenties (e.g., economic prosperity, consumerism, women’s suffrage).

DOK 3


SS-H-HP-S-3

Students will research issues or interpret accounts of historical events in U.S. history using primary and secondary sources (e.g., biographies, films, periodicals, Internet resources, textbooks, artifacts):

d)explain and evaluate the impact of significant social, political and economic changes (e.g., imperialism to isolationism, industrial capitalism, urbanization, political corruption, initiation of reforms) during the Progressive Movement, World War I and the Twenties


  1. analyze the impact of the rise of both the United States and the Soviet Union to superpower status following World War II, development of the Cold War, and the formation of new nations in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East




What factors contributed to cultural differences in the 1920’s?

Consumerism, economic prosperity, stock market, capital good, labor unions, production , cause – effect,

isolationism

Video chip, text, guided reading, music





March


SS-HS-5.2.5

Students will evaluate how the Great Depression,

New Deal policies and World War II transformed America socially and politically at home (e.g., stock market crash, relief, recovery, reform initiatives, increased role of government in business, influx of women into workforce, rationing) and reshaped its role in world affairs (e.g., emergence of the U.S. as economic and political superpower).

DOK 3
SS-HS-5.3.6

Students will explain how the second half of the 20th century was characterized by rapid social, political and economic changes that created new challenges (e.g., population growth, diminishing natural resources, environmental concerns, human rights issues, technological and scientific advances, shifting political alliances, globalization of the economy) in countries around the world, and give examples of how countries have addressed these challenges.

DOK 2


SS-H-HP-S-3

Students will research issues or interpret accounts of historical events in U.S. history using primary and secondary sources (e.g., biographies, films, periodicals, Internet resources, textbooks, artifacts):

e)evaluate how the Great Depression, New Deal policies, and World War II transformed America socially and politically at home (e.g., stock market crash, relief, recovery, reform initiatives, increased role of government in business, influx of women into workforce, rationing) and reshaped its role in world affairs (emergence of the U.S. as economic and political superpower)

c)examine the impact of massive immigration (e.g., new social patterns, conflicts in ideas about national unity amid growing cultural diversity) after the Civil War





How did the Great Depression &The New Deal transform America socially & Politically?


Social institution, equity, free enterprise, labor union, stock market, pull factor, push factor, ethnic group, cause-effect


History alive, film, music




April

SS-HS-5.1.1

Students will use a variety of tools (e.g., primary and secondary sources, data, artifacts) to analyze perceptions and perspectives (e.g., gender, race, region, ethnic group, nationality, age, economic status, religion, politics, geographic factors) of people and historical events in the modern world (1500 A.D. to present) and United States History (Reconstruction to present).

DOK 3

SS-HS-5.1.2

Students will analyze how history is a series of connected events shaped by multiple cause and effect relationships, tying past to present.

DOK 3

SS-HS-5.2.5

Students will evaluate how the Great Depression, New Deal policies and World War II transformed America socially and politically at home (e.g., stock market crash, relief, recovery, reform initiatives, increased role of government in business, influx of women into workforce, rationing) and reshaped its role in world affairs (e.g., emergence of the U.S. as economic and political superpower).

DOK 3

SS-HS-1.1.1

Students will compare and contrast (purposes, sources of power) various forms of government in the world (e.g., monarchy, democracy, republic, dictatorship) and evaluate how effective they have been in establishing order, providing security and accomplishing common goals.


DOK 3


SS-H-HP-S-3

Students will research issues or interpret accounts of historical events in U.S. history using primary and secondary sources (e.g., biographies, films, periodicals, Internet resources, textbooks, artifacts):

e)evaluate how the Great Depression, New Deal policies, and World War II transformed America socially and politically at home (e.g., stock market crash, relief, recovery, reform initiatives, increased role of government in business, influx of women into workforce, rationing) and reshaped its role in world affairs (emergence of the U.S. as economic and political superpower)


How did WWII impact Americans socially & politically?

Dictatorship, alliance, price control, productions, cause-effect,

Ration,

totalitarian

History Alive, video clip, film, Geo. Readings




May

SS-HS-5.2.7

Students will analyze how the United States participates with the global community to maintain and restore world peace (e.g., League of Nations, United Nations, Cold War politics, Persian Gulf War) and evaluate the impact of these efforts.

DOK 3

SS-H-HP-S-3

Students will research issues or interpret accounts of historical events in U.S. history using primary and secondary sources (e.g., biographies, films, periodicals, Internet resources, textbooks, artifacts):

e)evaluate how the Great Depression, New Deal policies, and World War II transformed America socially and politically at home (e.g., stock market crash, relief, recovery, reform initiatives, increased role of government in business, influx of women into workforce, rationing) and reshaped its role in world affairs (emergence of the U.S. as economic and political superpower

f) analyze economic growth in America after WWII (e.g., suburban growth), struggles for racial and gender equality (e.g., Civil Rights Movement), the extension of civil liberties, and conflicts over political issues (e.g., McCarthyism, U.S. involvement in Vietnam)



What changes took place in American Society following the end of WWII?

Conflict, command, economic system, alliance, democracy, dictatorship,

superpower

Video clip, text, film, history alive, music




May

SS-HS-5.2.6

Students will explain and give examples of how after WWII, America experienced economic growth (e.g., suburban growth), struggles for racial and gender equality (e.g., Civil Rights Movement), the extension of civil liberties (e.g., desegregation, Civil Rights Acts) and conflict over political issues (e.g., McCarthyism, U.S. involvement in Vietnam).

DOK 3




What factors contributed to the civil rights movement? How did the civil rights movement gain momentum?

Desegregation, democracy, liberties, discrimination, prejudice, ethnic group

Video clip, guided reading, film, text




May

SS-HS-5.2.6

Students will explain and give examples of how after WWII, America experienced economic growth (e.g., suburban growth), struggles for racial and gender equality (e.g., Civil Rights Movement), the extension of civil liberties (e.g., desegregation, Civil Rights Acts) and conflict over political issues (e.g., McCarthyism, U.S. involvement in Vietnam).

DOK 3

SS-HS-5.2.7

Students will analyze how the United States participates with the global community to maintain and restore world peace (e.g., League of Nations, United Nations, Cold War politics, Persian Gulf War) and evaluate the impact of these efforts.

DOK 3




How did the U.S. change to a world super power?

Alliance, free trade, globalization, cultural diversity, homeland security

Video clip, guided reading, text






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