Archives

authorimage

Week of 4/24-4/28


Hello, I hope you're enjoying the sunshine!!

(Green Packets were due LAST Friday)

Objective/Summary and Do Nows

MONDAY Vocab group test, finish at home for homework

TUESDAY Westward Movie Project introduction and group assignment

Start Scripts.

Video Rubric

WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY Work on scripts, due Friday by end of the period

FRIDAY Continue working on scripts Filming and SBAC next week


authorimage

Week of 4/17-4/21


Hello and WELCOME BACK! I hope you all had a great break!

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up, Green Packets Due FRIDAY)

Objective/Summary and Do Nows

MONDAY No School, last of of Break!

TUESDAY "Gold In Them Hills!" (page 17) using classroom Blue Books

WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY American Settlers Move West. (pages 18-20) Make notes using COLORED PAGES. These will be used for your movie projects, so be detailed, that's why we are taking TWO DAYS!

FRIDAY Review and Test



authorimage

Week of 4/3-4/7


Hello!

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up)

MONDAY Introductory Paragraph (pages 1 & 2 in the Rough Draft Packet)

TUESDAY Body Paragraph (pages 3-5)

WEDNESDAY Conclusion (page 6)

THURSDAY Final Draft Due by 11:59 pm

FRIDAY Make-up day

ESSAY DUE THIS THURSDAY!

Spring break is April 10-17


authorimage

Week of 2/27 - 2/31


Hello!

Homework this week is to finish classroom work and work on TEST REFLECTIONS

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up)

Summaries an Objectives

MONDAY Texas Revolution Notes INB page 16 (using textbook pages 312-315)

TUESDAY Mexican American War DBQ break from GREEN packet. Hook Activity (page 3) and Background Essay (pages 4-5)

WEDNESDAY Manifest Destiny (Doc A page 6) and War Declaration (Doc B page 7)

THURSDAY Mexican Viewpoint (Doc C page 8)

FRIDAY Objections to the War (Doc D page 9)

Remember, Next week we start writing the essay.

ESSAY DUE NEXT THURSDAY!


authorimage

Week of 3/20 - 3/24


Hello!

Homework this week is to finish classroom work and work on TEST REFLECTIONS

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up)

Summaries an Objectives (will update Friday)

MONDAY Andrew Jackson

TUESDAY Trail of Tears

WEDNESDAY Manifest Destiny

THURSDAY Westward!

FRIDAY Texas Revolution

Remeber, Next week we are starting a DBQ


authorimage

Week Of 3/13-3/17


Hello!

Homework this week is to finish your 4 Way Test Essay by Friday

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

MONDAY No School, Put clocks forward a hour

TUESDAY Test Reflections and 4 Way Test Essay Introduction/ Rough Draft

WEDNESDAY 4 Way Test Essay Writing

THURSDAY 4 Way Test Essay Compleation and Typing (due tomorrow)

FRIDAY 4 Way Test Essay Due Chapter 9 Vocabulary and Packet Creation


OPEN HOUSE April 6th


authorimage

Week of 3/6-3/10


Hello!

Homework this week is to finish missing work and study for FRIDAY'S QUIZ

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

Objectives, Summary, and Do Nows

MONDAY Walk around Notes on the Monroe Doctrine (pages 22 and 23) Foldable

TUESDAY Library notes on the American System and Links (page 24)

WEDNESDAY Missouri Compromise Notes (page 25)

THURSDAY Study Guide (page 26)

FRIDAY Chapter 7 and 8 Test and turn in Orange Packet


authorimage

Week of 2/27-3/3


Hello!

Homework this week is to finish missing work

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

Objectives, Summary, and Do Nows

MONDAY Finish Lewis and Clark Movie and Work On Chapter 8 Vocabulary (textbook 260-273, INB page 9)

TUESDAY War of 1812 Annotation (pages 18 and 19)

WEDNESDAY War of 1812 First Invasion [PART 1] [PART 2] (page 20)

THURSDAY War of 1812 First Invasion AND Star Spangled Banner (pages 20 and 21)

FRIDAY War of 1812 Star Spangled Banner (page 21)


authorimage

Week of 2/20-2/24


Hello!

Homework this week is to finish missing work and study for quiz Friday!

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

Objectives, Summary, and Do Nows

MONDAY No School! Presidents' Day

TUESDAY Louisiana Purchase Map and Explanation (Pg 14 and 15)

WEDNESDAY Lewis and Clark National Geographic (Pg 27-28)

THURSDAY Lewis and Clark Journal Activity and Web Hunt (Pg 16-17)

FRIDAY Jefferson Quiz


authorimage

Week of 2/13-2/17


Hello! Remeber Class choices are due Friday!

Homework this week is to finish missing work and choose classes for next year

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

Objectives, Summary, and Do Nows

MONDAY No School! Lincoln's Birthday

TUESDAY In the Library! Stations Notes and Further Information!

WEDNESDAY Chapter 7 and 8 Packet and Ch 7 Vocab (page 8)

(optional meet with counselors at HS Library 3pm-6pm)

THURSDAY Jefferson Notes (Page 10-11)

FRIDAY Jefferson Interactions (Page 12-13)



authorimage

Week of 2/6-2/10


Hello! Assembly schedule Tuesday!

Homework this week is to finish missing work and choose classes for next year

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

MONDAY Hamilton and Jefferson Venn Diagram (pg 13)

TUESDAY Open Note Quiz, and John Adams notes (INB pg 15 textbook pg 212-215)

WEDNESDAY John Adams Interactions (pg 14) and catch up on work

THURSDAY High School Counselors Presentation and Freshman Class Selection

FRIDAY John Adams Quiz (interactions only)




authorimage

Week of 1/30-2/3


Hello! First week of a NEW SEMESTER. Everyone has an A+ at the moment!!!!

Homework this week is to finish what you could not in class

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

MONDAY Chapter 6 Packet Creation and Vocabulary (Page 6 and 7)

TUESDAY Washington's Presidency and Farewell Address Annotation (Page 9)

WEDNESDAY Washington's Presidency and Farewell Address Notes (Page 8)

THURSDAY Jefferson and Hamilton Annotation (Page 10-12 and additional page 17+18 add on)

FRIDAY Jefferson and Hamilton Venn Diagram (Page 13)


authorimage

Week of 1/23-1/27


Hello! GRADES CLOSE FRIDAY!!

Homework this week is to finish you projects and turn in missing work

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

MONDAY LIBRARY Work on 10 Amendments Poster

TUESDAY Finish Filming and Editing

WEDNESDAY Turn in Videos and work on Edxtra Credit/ Catch up

THURSDAY Catch up day

FRIDAY View Projects. GRADES CLOSE


authorimage

Week of 1/16-1/20


Hello! First week of a Filming

Homework this week is to finish what you could not in class

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

MONDAY No School Martin Luther King Jr Day

TUESDAY If your script has been approved, Begin Filming

WEDNESDAY Continue Filming and Study the Preamble

THURSDAY Continue Filming and Study the Preamble

FRIDAY 10 Amendments Poster (Use pages 168 and 169 in Textbook)

PROJRCTS DUE WEDNESDAY 1/25


authorimage

Week of 1/10-1/13


Hello! Welcome Back!! HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Grades Close JANUARY 27th (Two Weeks)

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

MONDAY NO SCHOOL

TUESDAY Review and Test Corrections (Yellow Packets Due Friday)

WEDNESDAY Video Project Introduction and Work on Scripts (Due Friday)

THURSDAY Work on Scripts

FRIDAY Work on Scripts (Scripts and Yellow Packet Due at End of Period)

REMEBER No School Monday 1/16


authorimage

Week of 12/12-12/16


Hello! LAST full week of December!!

Homework this week is to finish what you could not in class and study for the QUIZ Retake FRIDAY

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

MONDAY Preamble fold-able and Vocab (INB 12) and copy the Preamble (INB 13) use textbook page 149

TUESDAY Legislative Branch notes (INB 14 and 15) Use textbook pages 150-157

WEDNESDAY Executive and Judicial Branches (INB 16 and 17) use textbook pages 158-163

THURSDAY Checks and Balances Tri-fold Pamphlet (INB 18)

FRIDAY Make-up day and Quiz retakes


authorimage

Week of 12/5-12/9


Hello! First full week of December!!

Homework this week is to finish what you could not in class and study for the QUIZ THURSDAY.

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

MONDAY Northwest Ordinance (INB page 4 and 5) use the textbook

TUESDAY LIBRARY DAY Shays' Rebellion (page 6 and 7)

WEDNESDAY Great Compromise Chart Notes. Use pages 125-127 in Textbook (INB page 8) [If you are looking for the copy from today I am having trouble uploading. I am working on this 12/7 ~Morse]

THURSDAY CHAPTER 4 QUIZ

FRIDAY Chapter 5 Vocabulary (INB page 10)


authorimage

Week of 11/28 - 12/2


Hello! Welcome Back!! I hope you all had a nice week off.

Homework this week is to finish what you could not in class and turn in essay on TUESDAY

If you are working on your retake, you will need to look at THIS COPY OF THE TEST

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

MONDAY Class Edit

TUESDAY Tun in essay and review packet requirements

WEDNESDAY Create Chapter 4 & 5 Packets, Work on Chapter 4 Vocabulary (page 9)

THURSDAY Articles of Confederation faults (page 2)

FRIDAY Articles of Confederation reading and notes (page 3)


authorimage

Week of 11/14-11/18


Hello! Remember Next week is THANKSGIVING BREAK No School!

Homework this week is to finish what you could not in class and prepare for the ESSAY Due November 29th!

If you are working on your retake, you will need to look at THIS COPY OF THE TEST

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

MONDAY Diary (Doc C) and American Crisis (Doc D) Start bucketing

TUESDAY Bucketing and Chicken Foot, Work on Essay (Ideally Introductory Paragraph and some of Body 1)

WEDNESDAY IN THE LIBRARY Work on Essay Finish Body 1-3

THURSDAY Work on Essay Write conclusion and peer edit

FRIDAY Turn in the essay early. America the Story of US


authorimage

Week of 11/7-11/10


Hello! Remeber Veterans Day is Friday (NO SCHOOL)

Homework this week is to finish what you could not in class and prepare for the ESSAY NEXT WEEK

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

MONDAY Voting discussion

TUESDAY Vote in class, America The Story of US Revolution (specifically Valley Forge)

WEDNESDAY CNN Student News Election Debrief Start Valley Forge DBQ (Background Essay) Hook Activity is EXTRA CREDIT

THURSDAY Doc A (Deaths and Illness Chart) and Doc B (Washington at Valley Forge Engraving)

FRIDAY NO SCHOOL Veterans Day


authorimage

Week of 10/31-11/4


Hello! Remember to set your clocks back on Sunday November 6!

Homework this week is to finish what you could not in class and prepare for the TEST.

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

MONDAY Washington Interview w/ a peer or solo (page 10)

TUESDAY Battle Summaries (pages 16-18)

WEDNESDAY War Activity outside

THURSDAY Review (pages 19 and 20)

FRIDAY Chapter 3 test and seat requests


authorimage

Week of 10/24-10/28


Hello! It is RED RIBBON WEEK!!!

Homework this week is to finish what you did not from class.

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copy in the ORANGE binder.)

MONDAY Beginnings of a Revolution 2 Summaries (page 13)

Wear RED and/or PINK and get a prize. Dodge-ball in the Gym @ Lunch

TUESDAY Declaration of Independence Annotation (page 15)

Wear you favorite SPORTS jersey/gear. Sports Relay @Break, Great Granny Shootout in gym @Lunch

WEDNESDAY Declaration Walk Around (page 14) Opening Movie Clip

Dress up as a SUPERHERO. Save the Baby Relay @ Break, Find the Hidden Rubber Duck and Human Apples to Apples @Lunch.

THURSDAY Revolutionary News Notes (page 16-18)

Wear CRAZY SOCKS and get a prize. Great Google Relay @Break, and Red Ribbon Face Paint @Lunch

FRIDAY Revolutionary News Notes Same as Yesterday (page 16-18)

TWIN DAY costume contest @Break, Three Legged Race and Pledge Banner @Lunch


authorimage

Week of 10/17-10/21


Hello! Stay safe in the rain!

Homework this week is to finish what you could not in class and prepare for the test (Tuesday)

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

MONDAY Review for test (you may use a 3X5 note-card (front and back)

TUESDAY Chapter 2 Test (Pre-revolution) and America the Story of US (If time permits)

WEDNESDAY Chapter 3 INB Creation (21 Pages,) Vocab (page 9,) and America the Story of US is time permits

THURSDAY Beginnings of a Revolution 1 Summary (page 11)

FRIDAY Common Sense Book Signing (page 12)


authorimage

Week of 10/11-10/14


Hello! No School Monday

Homework this week is to finish what you could not in class and prepare for the debate.

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

MONDAY No School

TUESDAY Finish preparing for Boston Massacre Debate

WEDNESDAY Boston Massacre Debate (and work on page 18 abd 19 in INB)

THURSDAY Debrief on Boston Massacre (Finish page 19)

FRIDAY America The Story of US (I will stamp pages 5,6,17-19 in INB)


authorimage


Hello! Fall is here (today at least...)

Homework this week is to finish what you could not in class.

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

MONDAY Conflict in the Colonies Flip Chart notes (page 15)

TUESDAY Conflict in the Colonies Classroom notes (page 14 and 16) Use pages 64-69 in the textbook

WEDNESDAY History Crime Scene Investigators activity

THURSDAY History Crime Scene Investigators activity

FRIDAY History Crime Scene Investigators activity


REMEMBER! NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY 10/10


authorimage

Week of 9/26-9/30


Hello all, I hope you are liking the new classroom!!!

Homework this week is to finish what you could not in class.

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

MONDAY Movie Posters using pages 54-56 in textbook (page 10-12) We will work on this some more tomorrow too

TUESDAY Movie Posters (page 10-12) Remember 5 posters with 3 facts. Finish tonight, I will stamp in class tomorrow.

WEDNESDAY French and Indian War notes (finish at home)

THURSDAY Conflict in the Colonies (page 14)

FRIDAY Group reflection and INB catch up


authorimage

Week of 9/19-9/23


Hello!

Homework this week is to finish what you could not in class, and make sure to turn in your Packets Thursday

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

MONDAY 13 Colonies Map/Middle Colonies (page 7) and Middle Colonies Notes using textbook pages 49-52 or lecture (page 16-18)

TUESDAY New England, Middle, and Southern Colony Review Venn Diagram (page 20)

WEDNESDAY 13 Colony Map and Content QUIZ You may use a 3X5 note card

THURSDAY Mayflower Compact (page 13) and turn in INBs

FRIDAY Chapter 2.4-2.5 INB creation and Vocab (page 9)

REMEMBER: if you got a C or below, you may retake your Virginia Quiz for reduced points (ie you can not get and A, but you can raise your grade.)

I am sorry, I had to move the war activity to a different day because of our move to the new room. Do not worry though, it will be part of the REVOLUTION unit COMING SOON!!!


authorimage

Week Of 9/12-9/16


Welcome and Happy Conference Week!

Homework this week is to finish what you could not in class.

(Remember to ask a friend for help catching up or come look at my class notes copies in the ORANGE binder.)

MONDAY National Geographic Nightmare In Jamestown Notes (page 19)

TUESDAY Finish Nightmare in Jamestown and fill in New England Colonies (color red) on Colony Map (page 7)

WEDNESDAY New England Colonies Notes (pages 13) [WHAT TO DO: using pages 42-48 in the Red History Textbook, fill in the notes]

THURSDAY New England Colonies (pages 14-15) [WHAT TO DO: using our notes from today in class and the previous day, create billboards/Interactions that represent the New England economy and education. Remember to draw a picture w/ labels on page 14 for each corresponding box on page 15. NOTE: These pictures will most likely be your notes for the Quiz!!!]

FRIDAY Makeup Day and Vocab Ring [Mayflower Compact and Pilgrim]

REMEMBER: if you got a C or below, you may retake your Chapter 1 test, Virginia Quiz, or finish you packet for reduced points (ie you can not get and A, but you can raise your grade.)


authorimage

Week of 9/6 - 9/9


Welcome Back! I hope you had a wonderful Labor Day!

Homework this week is to finish what you could not in class.

MONDAY Labor Day No School

TUESDAY Create Chapter 2 INB and work on Vocab (page 2)

WEDNESDAY 13 Colonies and Virginia (pages 7-9) [WHAT TO DO: Copy the notes on page 9, and draw a picture w/ labels for each corresponding box on page 8. NOTE: These pictures will be your notes for the Quiz!!!]

THURSDAY Southern Colonies (pages 10-11) BACK TO SCHOOL AT 6PM [WHAT TO DO: Copy the notes on page 11, and draw a picture w/ labels for each corresponding box on page 10. NOTE: These pictures will be your notes for the Quiz!!!]

FRIDAY Virginia Quiz (using Interactions on page 8 and Vocab Ring (page 19) [Printing Press, Northwest Passage, Bacon's Rebellion, and Jamestown]



authorimage

Week of 8/29 - 9/2


Second week is underway and I think it will be great!

This week we are covering Exploration and Settlement in the Americas. If you lose your packet you will have to team up with a friend and recover the information to turn in. It is you're responsibility to keep on top of your packet.

FOR HOMEWORK

Monday: Finish page 5 (Chapter 1 Vocabulary) using your History textbook.

Wednesday: Work on the "Aztec Journal Activity" Due Friday (Extra Credit)

Thursday: Finish up your Chapter Notes Packet. Due Tomorrow. Study for Quiz in class open Notes Tomorrow


Vocab on Friday was Collumbian Exchange and Protestant Reformation



authorimage

First Day!


Hello,

Welcome to US History. Today in class we covered procedures, and went over the class syllabus. Please have yourself and your parent/guardian read and sign it before Friday.

If you would like to participate in Remind, you can go to rmd.at/297c7 on your phone or computer OR text @297c7 to 81010

Welcome Back!!!

~Ms Morse


authorimage

Welcome Back To School!


For those of you I had last year, I'm excited to see you again! For those of you who had Mr. Smith, Mrs. Shoemaker, or are new to our school, welcome and I look forward to getting to know you this year.

Yay for history! See you in class!