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Tim Beikman

MMS Social Studies

Lesson plans are subject to change from time to time.  

 

 

Classroom Rules 2017-18.doc

 

LESSON PLANS FOR DECEMBER 11-15

MONDAY

- Finish up notes for chapter seven (railroads)

- Work on chapter 5-7 packet (due Tuesday)

TUESDAY

- Review for chapter 5-7 test (Wednesday and Thursday)

- Planning a railroad town activity

WEDNESDAY

- Chapter 5-7 test part one   (Multiple choice and True/False questions)

 

THURSDAY

- Chapter 5-7 test part one   (Essays)

FRIDAY

- Cattle drive activity

 

 

 

 

LESSON PLANS FOR DECEMBER 4-8

MONDAY

- Work on chapter six and seven packet  (due Tuesday, December 12)

TUESDAY

- Notes over immigrants in Kansas (African-Americans, German, Swedes)

- Adapting to the plains video clip

WEDNESDAY

- Notes over the cattle industry in Kansas  and the Chisholm Trail

- Video clip over the Chisholm Trail and cattle drives

- Hand out study guide for Chapter 5-7 test

THURSDAY

-  Notes over the railroads coming to Kansas

- Video clip of railroad construction

FRIDAY

- Notes over Country living in Kansas

- Wrap up of chapter seven

- Chapter five through seven test will be Wednesday and Thursday

 

 

 

 

 

LESSON PLANS FOR NOVEMBER 27 – DECEMBER 1

MONDAY

- Notes over Kansas becoming a state, establishing a government, involvement in the Civil War

- Video clip over the Civil War in the U.S.

 

TUESDAY

- Notes over Kansas involvement in the Civil War and forts in Kansas

- Chapter five worksheet assigned  (due Tuesday, December 5)

 

 

WEDNESDAY

- Notes over the Homestead Act, tenant farming, and adapting to the plains

- Tenant farming math  activity

 

THURSDAY

- Notes over immigrants in Kansas (African-Americans, German, Swedes)

- Adapting to the plains video clip

 

FRIDAY

- Notes over the cattle industry in Kansas and the Chisholm Trail

- Video clip over the Chisholm Trail and cattle drives

 

 

 

LESSON PLANS FOR NOVEMBER 20 - 21

MONDAY

- Work in the computer lab on Kansas forts assignment  (due Tuesday, November 28)

 

TUESDAY

- Branches of Kansas government news summaries due today

- Create your own laws activitiy

 

 

LESSON PLANS FOR NOVEMBER 13 - 17

MONDAY

- Review for test

- Ranking the tasks to create the Kansas government activity

 

TUESDAY

- Chapter four test

- Branches of Kansas government worksheet (due Thursday, November 16)

 

WEDNESDAY

- Work in the computer lab on Kansas government news articles

- Work on Forts of Kansas assignment if done with Kansas government news article assignment

 

THURSDAY

- Work in the computer lab on Kansas government news articles

- Work on Forts of Kansas assignment if done with Kansas government news article assignment

 

FRIDAY

- Notes over Branches of Kansas government

 

 

 

 

LESSON PLANS FOR NOVEMBER 6-10

MONDAY

- Work in the computer lab on John Brown Essay

- Work on Creating the Kansas Government assignment in computer lab

 

TUESDAY

- Work on chapter four short answer questions

- Work on chapter four study guide

 

WEDNESDAY

- Finish John Brown Essay if needed in computer lab/due today

- Work on Creating Kansas Government assignment in computer lab

 

THURSDAY

- Creating Kansas Government assignment due today

- Notes over Writing a Constitution and the Topeka Constitution

FRIDAY

- Lecompton, Leavenworth, and Wyandotte Constitutions notes

 

 

 

 

LESSON PLANS FOR OCTOBER 30 - NOVEMBER 3

MONDAY

- Video clip over Bleeding Kansas

- Notes over Bleeding Kansas and the Siege on Lawrence

 

TUESDAY

- Career Cruising

- Halloween Activities

 

WEDNESDAY

- Marais des Cygnes Massacre and Slavery primary sources due today

- Notes over Pottawatomie Creek Massacre / Marais des Cygnes massacre

- John Brown video clip

 

THURSDAY

- John Brown essay: Hero or Terrorist   (due Friday, Nov. 3)

- Notes over politics in Kansas and election fraud

FRIDAY

- Notes over the first territorial legislature in Kansas

- What to do first activity?  Kansas territorial government (due Tuesday, Nov. 7)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LESSON PLANS FOR OCTOBER 23 - 27

MONDAY

- Chapter four packet due today 

- Reading comprehension activity over slavery in the territories

- Notes over Underground Railroad

TUESDAY

- Notes over Dred Scot case

- Review for chapter four part one quiz

- Reading comprehension activity over slave trade

WEDNESDAY

- Chapter four part one quiz

- Marais des Cygnes primary source worksheet  (due Wed., Nov. 1)

- Escaping slavery primary sourcr worksheet  (due Wed., Nov. 1) 

 

THURSDAY AND FRIDAY - NO SCHOOL

 

 

 

 

LESSON PLANS FOR OCTOBER 16-20

MONDAY

- No school

 

TUESDAY

- Work on chapter four worksheet packet (due Monday, October 23)

- Notes over the Missouri Compromise and Compromise of 1850

 

WEDNESDAY

- Notes over Kansas Nebraska Act

- Kansas Nebraska primary source activity

 

THURSDAY

- Notes over proslavery and antislavery people

- Slavery in America video clip

FRIDAY

- Notes over settling Kansas and slavery in Kansas

- Video clip of western settlement

 

 

 

LESSON PLANS FOR OCTOBER 9- 13

MONDAY

- Work on chapter four vocabulary and people to know  (due Thursday, Oct. 12

 

TUESDAY

- Work in the computer lab on Oregon Trail project  (due Friday, Oct. 13)

 

WEDNESDAY

- Work in the computer lab on Oregon Trail project  (due Friday, Oct. 13)

 

THURSDAY

- Work in the computer lab on Oregon Trail project  (due Friday, Oct. 13)

- Chapter four vocabulary and people to know due today

FRIDAY

- Oregon Trail project due today

- Work in the computer lab on Oregon Trail project  (due Friday, Oct. 13)

 

 

LESSON PLANS FOR OCTOBER 2-6

MONDAY

- Work on Exploration Journal assignment  (due Wednesday, Oct. 4)

- Notes over Missions in Kansas and the Santa Fe Trail

TUESDAY

- Notes over the Oregon-California Trail

- Video clips over missions and the Oregon Trail

- Handout study guide for chapter three test  (20 points for completing study guide/due Friday)

WEDNESDAY

- Manifest Destiny notes

- Work on study guide for test

- Video clip of Manifest Destiny

 

THURSDAY

- Review for chapter three test on Friday

 

FRIDAY

- Chapter three test

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 25-29

MONDAY

-Stephan Long exploration and dealing with the Native Americans in America note

TUESDAY

-NWEA TESTING

 

WEDNESDAY

- Notes over Indian Removal Act and relocation

- Chapter three worksheet due

 

THURSDAY

- Notes over missionaries in Kansas

- Thomas Johnson letter primary source worksheet  (due Friday, Sept. 29)

 

FRIDAY

- Exploration journal activity  (due Wednesday,  October 4) 

 

LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 18-22

MONDAY

- Discuss the Constitution and look at the 27 amendements

- Assign Constitution essay  (due Wednesday, Sept. 20)

 

TUESDAY

- Introduction of chapter three 

- Notes over early explorers in Kansas/Coronado

- Chapter 3 vocabulary is due

 

WEDNESDAY

- Notes over French explorers in Kansas

- Early explorers worksheet  (due Thursday, Sept.  21)

 

THURSDAY

- Notes over Lewis and Clark / Zebulon Pike

- Video clip of Lewis and Clark expedition

 

FRIDAY

- Chapter three worksheet  (due Wednesday, Sept. 27)

- Notes over Stephan Long in Kansas

 

 

LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 11-15

MONDAY

Work on chapter two short answer

Discussion of the events of 9/11

 

TUESDAY

- Notes over Kansa, Osage, and nomadic Native Americans of Kansas

- Video clip of the construction of longhouses

 

WEDNESDAY

- Build tipis in class

 

THURSDAY

- Review for chapter two quiz on Friday

 

FRIDAY

- Chapter two quiz 

- Chapter three vocabulary worksheet (due Sept. 19)

 

 

LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 4-8

MONDAY

No School

 

TUESDAY

- Introduction of chapter two

- Notes over village farmers

 

WEDNESDAY

- Work on chapter two worksheet assignments  (Chapter two short answer questions due Tuesday, Sept. 12)

- Chapter two worksheet due Friday, September 8

 

THURSDAY

- Notes over historic tribes of Kansas and the use of buffalo

- Video clips over building a tipi and the use of buffalo

 

FRIDAY

- Notes over the Wichita and Pawnee Indians

- Work on chapter two short answer questions

 

 

 

 

LESSON PLANS FOR AUGUST 28- SEPTEMBER 1

MONDAY

- Work on chapter one packet

- Notes over lakes and weather in Kansas

 

TUESDAY

- Weather in Kansas assignment

- Notes over Kansas animals and insects

 

WEDNESDAY

- Discuss primary sources and how we use them

- Grasshoppers in Kansas activity

 

THURSDAY

- Chapter one open note test

- Chapter two vocabulary (due Wednesday, Sept. 6)

 

FRIDAY

No School

 

 

LESSON PLANS FOR AUGUST 21 -25

MONDAY

- Solar eclipse activities in all classes

 

TUESDAY

- Pass out textbooks

- Kansas map activity: relative location (placing locations on a map in relation to others)

- Notes over themes of geography location and place

- Hand out Kansas map activity  (due Friday, August 25)

 

WEDNESDAY

- Notes over Kansas prairie and the Permian Sea

- Work on Kansas map

- Video clips (Permian Sea and Kansas Prairie)

 

THURSDAY

- Notes over water and lakes in Kansas

- Video clip of flood of 1993 in Manhattan, KS

- Chapter one worksheet assigned  (due Tuesday, August 29)

 

FRIDAY

- Kansas map assignment due

- Notes over climate and vegetation in Kansas

- Work on chapter one worksheet

 

 

 

LESSON PLANS FOR AUGUST 14 -18

MONDAY

- New student orientation

 

TUESDAY

- Go over agenda topics and rules of the classroom

- Personal interest survey

- Stand up/sit down activity (what do we have in common)

- Introduction of myself and Kansas history

 

WEDNESDAY

- Pass out books and look at how to use them

- Grading policy and assignments/homework discussion

- Kansas History quiz

 

THURSDAY

- Kansas map activity: relative location (placing locations on a map in relation to others)

- Discuss the Five themes of geography

- Hand out Kansas map activity  (due Tuesday, August 22)

 

FRIDAY

- No school