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    Grades:
    Students in this class will earn a grade based on formative and summative assessments. 
     
    Each quarter will be based on the following:
    Formative:  Daily Work 15%        Summative:  Primary/Secondary sources 20%
                       Vocabulary    5%                             Quiz                                      30%
                                                                                Test                                       30%
    The semester will be based on the average of the two quarters.
     
     
    Learning Goals:
     
    Chapter one-
     
    Students will establish organizational skills to be successful
    Students will be able to identify the five themes of geography
    Students will be able to describe how people and their environment interact.
     
     
    Chapter two-
     
    The Learner will cite specific evidence to support analysis.
    The learner will determine meanings of words and phrases, vocabulary as used in text.
     
     
    Chapter Three-
     
    The Learner will determine meanings of words and phrases, vocabulary as used in text.
    The learner will cite specific evidence to support analysis.
    The Learner will analyze Primary and secondary sources on the same topic.
     
     
    Chapter Four
     
    The Learner will determine meanings of words and phrases, vocabulary as used in text.
    The learner will cite specific evidence to support analysis.
    The learner will describe information presented in text sequentially, comparatively, or causally.
    The learner will describe the experiences and documents that led to the American revolution.
     
     
    Chapter Five
     
    RH3 The Learner will indentify steps in a process.
    RH5  The Learner will describe information presented in text sequentially, comparatively, or causally
    RH7  The learner will compare information from various sources.
    CCSS 8-1  The learner will describe the experiences and documents that led to the American revolution and analyze the consequences of this event.
    Timeline link:  Are we still British?   
    Chapter 6 and 7
     
    The Learner will determine meanings of words and phrases as used in Documentary.
    The learner will analyze primary and secondary sources on topic
    The learner will evaluate the multiple causes, key events, and consequences of the American Revolution.
     
     Chapter 9
     
    The learner will explain the challenges faced by the New Nation
    The student will indentify point of view or purpose biased  language and fact omission
    The learner will describe information presented in test.
     
    Chapter 10
     
    The Learner will explain the evolving relationships between the U.S. and other nations.
    The learner will analyze the challenges the new Government faced and the role of political and social leaders in meeting these challenges.
     
     Chapter 11
     
    The Learner will identify central ideas in Primary sources.
    The learner will describe the nature and impact of the territorial, demographic, and economic groth in the early years of the Nation
    The learner will analyze the challenges the new government faced
     
    Chapter 12
     
    The Learner will analyze the challenges the new government faced and the role of political and social leaders
    The learner will describe the Nautre and impact of the territorial demographic, and economic growth in the nation.
     
    Chapter 13
     
    The learner will describe the nature and impact of the territorial demographic and economic growth in the new nation
    The learner will analyze the challenges the new government faced and the role of political and social leaders in meeting these challenges.
    The learner will analyze the challenges the government faced
    The learner will analyze primary and secondary sources on the same topic.
     
    Chapter 14-16
     
    The Learner will identify central ideas in primary and secondary sources.
    The learner will compare and contrast the social and economic systems of the North and South during the Pre-Civil war Era.
    The Learner will evaluate the early attempts to abolish or contain slavery and to realize the ideals of the Declaration fo Independece.
     
    Chapter 17
     
    The learner will evaluate the multiple causes, key events, and complex consequences of the civil war.
    The learner will analyze primary sources.
     
    Chapter 18
     
    The learner will identify central ideas in Primary sources
    The learner will explain the challenges faced by the new nation and analyze the development of the constitution as a plan for governing.l