Assignments that require MUST be submitted or they will receive NO credit.  Late submissions may not be accepted.


Important Dates for 4th quarter

Current Events

A Current Event must be a NEWS ARTICLE, not an editorial, analysis, review, obituary or commentary.  The article MUST be related in some way to something we have studied in class. Stories about the stock market or professional sports will not be accepted! They must be from an established, reputable daily or weekly news journal for the general public dated within 7 days of the due date. Stories from blogs or minor internet sources are not acceptable. The  article  must be the equivalent of at least one magazine page long and the URL included. 

You should make a copy of this Google Doc to use as a template.

Current Events are due: 5/2, 5/16, 5/31


Daily Assignments  - Dates given are the day work is assigned; unless stated otherwise, assignment is due the next class meeting.  Remember to check the Important Dates.




Files should be in your Assignment Folder, not shared (sharing files with will not work). In case all else fails you may email it as an attachment to

You must select your 4th Quarter Outside Reading and complete the Signup Form by Friday, 4/28. The description of the assignment is available here 

Book Selections as of 5/26

Outside reading report due 5/26 - have you submittred yours to Turnitin?
Third Current Event is due Wednesday, 5/31

Mini-Project (20s Virtual Museum) was due Friday, May 5
If you were on the UConn trip and missed the video, here's a link to
the video and
the worksheet.
If you missed class 5/25, here's a link to the video; the questions are in the Class View folder. Make sure you get notes. 
 5/25 - Complete "War Clouds" and "New Ideas" in your folder
 5/22 - An extra credit assignment has been placed in your assignment folder that must
               be completed
 before school (7:30 am) Tuesday to receive any credit
 5/17 - We lose Friday's class to MAP, so our test will be Tuesday - and will include tonight's
            Complete "Overhaul" in your folder.
            Complete "FDR Packs the Court" in your folder
            Read Topic 6, Lesson 5 and complete "Effects of the New Deal"
 5/15 - Read Topic 6, Lesson 3, starting at "Americans Turn to Roosevelt," and
           continue reading until the end of Topic 6, Lesson 4. Complete "New Deal" in
           your folder
          Here is a table of programs created in the 100 days

 5/11 - Read Topic 6 Lesson 2 and complete "Americans Suffer" 
           Complete "Coping, pt 2" in your folder
  5/9 - Read Topic 5 Lesson 5 and complete "Government in the 1920s"
  5/5 - Finish the graphing packet and bring it in.
  5/1 - 
Complete "Economy" in your folder
         - Complete "Women" in your folder

4/27 - Complete "Generations Clash" in your folder
          Complete "Prohibition" in your folder
4/25 - Complete part B of Handout
           Complete "Nativism" in your folder
          Complete "Jazz Age" in your folder 

4/18 - Start thinking of your 4th quarter book
3/28 - Finish the project
3/21 - If you didn't complete the World War Source Skills handout, do it online (it's in
            your folder)

3/20 - Read Topic 5, Lesson 2 and complete "The Home Front" (if you have trouble
           with the text, there's a scan in the Class View folder)
          Complete "Stop Eating Soldiers"  
3/13 - Complete the assignment "Neutrality"
        - Read Topic 5, Lesson 1 and complete "America Enters the Great War"
  3/8 - Complete "Nationalities" and "Wilson's Decision"
  3/6 - Complete the "Road to War" (including "America 1914"); here is the corrected link
             to the reading.
  3/2 - Finish the Imperialism Webquest in your folder; review the chapter
2/28 - Make sure you're caught up; you'll have to show what you know.
2/24 - Read Topic 4, Lesson 7 and complete "The US Emerges as a World Power" 
2/22 - Complete "Lure of Empire"
          Read Topic 4, Lesson 6 and complete "Spanish-American War"
2/15 - Complete "Intervention in Cuba"
2/13 - Complete "Geography & Empire" 
2/8 - Examine "The Philosophy of Imperialism" and for each document,
            note the factor given that encourages imperialism
       -  Complete "Hawaii"
 2/6 - Read Lesson 4, Topic 5 and complete "American Influence Grows"
1/31 - Iron Jawed Angels assignment must be submitted to Turnitin before class Thursday

1/24 - Complete "Changing Roles of Women" handout in your folder
        - Read Topic 4 Lesson 2 and complete "Women Gain Rights"

A scan of the textbook pages that wouldn't open online is in the Class View folder
1/12 - Read Lesson 4 Topic 4 and complete "Reformers in the White House"

1/10 - Read Lesson 4, Topic 3, and complete "Minorities & Progressivism" 
       - Complete "Controlling the Trusts"

 1/6 - If you didn't finish the Webquest, finish it
         Read Lesson 4, Topic 1 and complete "Progressives Drive Reform" 
12/19 - Complete "Urban Life"
12/15 - Complete the questions about "The Long Long Journey" - there is a link to the
             video on the question doc.
12/13 - Read Topic 2, Lesson 4, and complete "New Immigrants"
 12/9 - Using your Analytical Categories, create an outline for an essay responding to
           the prompt "Was Andrew Carnegie a Hero?" BRING A HARD COPY TO CLASS
            - here are some resources on creating outlines and ABs
 12/7 - Complete Document Analysis sheets on Document 6 and one other ot
             your choice from the packet - both are available in the Class View folder; 
 12/5 - Answer the video questions, and complete "Carnegie & Rockefeller" 
 12/1 - Read the handout, and answer the "Clerk's Union" questions in your folder
11/29 - Read Topic 2 Lesson 3 and complete "Organized Labor"
11/22 - Complete "Spencer" in your folder; Read "Social Darwinism"
11/18 - Read the Industrial Age packet and complete the study guide in your
            assignment folder
11/16 - Read Topic 2, Lesson 2 and complete "Big Business Rises"

 11/3 - 
Read all of Topic 2, Lesson 1 and complete the document "Growth" in your folder
 11/1 - Read the first section of Topic 2 - "American Industry Grows" and complete
 document "American Industry Grows" in your folder

10/19 - Your initial Thesis Question and first sources are due tomorrow - there's a
              form in your folder to complete

10/18 - Tonight's assignment is on the textbook site.
10/13 - Answer the questions about the Cross of Gold speech: finish reading Topic 3, Lesson 4
              and complete "Farm Issues 2"
10/11 - Complete Problems of the Farmers in your folder
 10/7 - Read Topic 3, Lesson 4 up to "Populism's Declining Influence" and complete
            "Farm Issues" in your folder - there's a word missing from question 2. It should 
           begin "
Paraphrase the quotation from. . ."
10/5 - Did you remember to put your Current Event in your Assignment Folder?
9/30 - Use each of the 3 generalization statements from today's class as a  topic sentence
           for a paragraph that contains some supporting details.
9/26 - Nothing new for tonight. Use the time to catch up and get prepared to
               demonstrate your understanding
9/22 - Complete Exodusters (in your folder). There are links to the reading and poster on
            the assignment page.
9/20-Read Calamity Jane, and type your answers 
to the questions on the reading handout 
into a new Google Doc in your Assignments Folder titled "Calamity Jane"
9/16 - Read Topic 3, Section 2, stop when you reach "Minorities Encounter Difficulties" and 
           complete "The West Transformed" in your folder
9/14 - Answer the "Indian Wars" questions (the reading is in the Class View folder)

          - Finish reading Topic 3, Lesson 1 in the text; the questions are in your folder (Under Pressure 2).
9/12 - The map questions are in your Assignment Folder, and a reference map is in
              the Class View folder
         -  Read the first part of Topic 3, Lesson 1 in the text ("Indians Under Pressure")  and 
            answer the questions (look in your assignment folder)
 9/8 - Answer the questions on the document in your assignment folder.
        - most of you have not yet completed the Email assignment
 9/5 - Complete the Suspension Report and Evaluating Sources 
 9/1 - Complete the Gmail form! (not your student account)
         Complete the Survey
      - Parental Email
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