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8th grade curriculum orientation for wed feb 9

  1. 1. 21st Century Social Studies9th Grade Orientation<br />…not your parent’s Social Studies<br />Steven Maher, Social Studies Supervisor<br />
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  3. 3. What Social Studies was for us<br />
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  8. 8. Memorization<br />Remembering<br />Repeating<br />“Learning”<br />=<br />
  9. 9. Accessing<br />Interpreting<br />Manipulating<br />Communicating<br />“Learning”<br />=<br />
  10. 10. Social Studies Core Curriculum Sequence<br />US History I<br />US History II<br />World Studies<br />9th Grade<br />10th Grade<br />11th Grade<br /><ul><li> Concepts US History I
  11. 11. US History I
  12. 12. Honors US History I
  13. 13. Concepts US History II
  14. 14. US History II
  15. 15. AP US History II
  16. 16. Concepts World Studies
  17. 17. World Studies
  18. 18. AP World History</li></li></ul><li>England’s Colonial Experiments: The 17th Century<br />Jamestown <br />Virginia House of Burgesses <br />Sir George Calvert<br />Lord Baltimore <br />Act Concerning Religion 1649 <br />John Winthrop/ “City on a Hill” <br />Mayflower Compact <br />Roger Williams<br />Anne Hutchinson <br />Thomas Hooker <br />Fundamental Orders of Connecticut 1639<br />Quakers<br />William Penn’s “Holy Experiment”<br />Putting Down Roots: Families in the Atlantic Empire<br />Halfway Covenant<br />The New England Primer<br />Anthony Johnson <br />Stono Rebellion<br />Mercantilism<br />Navigation Acts (include Staple Act here)<br />Bacon's Rebellion<br />Cotton Mather<br />Increase Mather<br />Salem Witch Trials<br />Dominion of New England (Andros)<br />Leisler's Rebellion<br />Coode’s Rebellion<br />Frontiers of Empire: 18th Century America<br />Scotch-Irish Immigrants<br />"Pennsylvania Dutch"<br /> “Middle Ground”<br />The American "Enlightenment" <br />Benjamin Franklin<br />White Pines/Sugar Act/Hat, Felt and Iron Acts<br />1st Great Awakening<br />Jonathan Edwards and George Whitefield<br />The American Revolution:<br />“No Taxation without Representation”<br />John Locke/Two Treatises of Government<br />Proclamation of 1763<br />George Grenville<br />Revenue Act of 1764<br />Stamp Act<br />Stamp Act Congress<br />Sons of Liberty<br />British Reaction/The Declaratory Act<br />Townshend Duties<br />Boston Massacre <br />Committees of Correspondence<br />Boston Tea Party <br />First Continental Congress<br />Second Continental Congress<br />Declaration of Independence<br />Thomas Paine: Common Sense/The Crisis<br />Tories<br />Lexington and Concord<br />Bunker Hill<br />Saratoga<br />Yorktown <br />Treaty of Paris, 1783<br />The Republican Experiment<br />Society of Cincinnati <br />Benjamin Banneker & Phillis Wheatley<br />Richard Allen<br />Abigail Adams<br />Land Ordinance of 1785 <br />Northwest Ordinance of 1787 <br />Nationalist Critique<br />Newburgh Conspiracy <br />Jay-Gardoqui Treaty <br />Annapolis Convention<br />Shays’ Rebellion <br />Philadelphia Convention<br />Virginia Plan<br />New Jersey Plan<br />Connecticut Compromise<br />Democracy in Distress: The Violence of Party Politics <br />Judiciary Act of 1789<br />Hamilton’s economic plan<br />Hamilton vs. Jefferson<br />Citizen Genet Affair<br />Jay’s Treaty <br />Battle of Fallen Timbers <br />Pinckney’s Treaty<br />Political clubs<br />Whiskey Rebellion<br />Washington’s Farewell Address<br />XYZ Affair<br />Alien & Sedition Acts<br />Virginia & Kentucky Resolutions<br />Election of 1800<br />Jeffersonian Ascendancy: Theory and Practice of Government<br />Tecumseh & the Prophet<br />Samuel Slater<br />Louisiana Purchase<br />Lewis and Clark Expedition<br />Marbury v. Madison/midnight judges<br />Fletcher v. Peck<br />The Burr Trial<br />Orders in Council & the Chesapeake Affair<br />Embargo Act (1807), Non-Intercourse Act (1809), Macon’s Bill No. 2 (1810)<br />War Hawks<br />Hartford Convention<br />Treaty of Ghent (1814)<br />Nation Building and Nationalism<br />Adams-Onis Treaty <br />James F. Cooper, Leatherstocking Tales<br />Clermont<br />National Road<br />Erie Canal<br />Putting Out System<br />Lowell, Massachusetts<br />Henry Clay’s American System <br />
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  20. 20. Social Studies Resources<br />
  21. 21. Social Studies Learning Environments<br />
  22. 22. Social Studies Learning Environments<br />
  23. 23. US History I and US History II Essential Skills<br /><ul><li>Analysis of Primary Documents
  24. 24. Analysis of Secondary Documents
  25. 25. Content Understanding
  26. 26. Proving a Thesis in Writing
  27. 27. Proving a Thesis with Presentation</li></li></ul><li>Authentic Assessment Portfolio<br />Evidence<br />Reflection<br />Rubric<br />
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  29. 29. 1st Quarter<br />2nd Quarter<br />3rd Quarter<br />Authentic Assessment<br />Final Course Grade<br />Final Exam<br />8%<br />4th Quarter<br />8%<br />Final Assessment Grade<br />
  30. 30. World Studies - Units of Study<br />
  31. 31. World Studies<br /><ul><li> Essential Questions as lenses</li></ul>A Half Century of Crisis<br />
  32. 32. Social Studies Electives<br />11th & 12th<br />Grade<br /><ul><li> AP European History
  33. 33. AP Psychology
  34. 34. AP Government and Politics
  35. 35. International Relations
  36. 36. Sociology
  37. 37. Psychology
  38. 38. African American Studies
  39. 39. Middle Eastern Studies
  40. 40. Holocaust & Genocide Studies</li></li></ul><li>Course Levels in Social Studies<br />Teacher<br />Recommendation<br /><ul><li>Concepts</li></ul>Concepts classes are designed for students who need to dedicate more time to strengthening their reading, writing, and social studies skills.<br /><ul><li> College Prep
  41. 41. Advanced Placement</li></ul>5<br />4<br />3<br />2<br />1<br />2008 AP Exam Performance<br />National Pass Rate 53%<br />CHS Pass Rate 93%<br />
  42. 42. Social Studies Core Curriculum Sequence<br />US History I<br />US History II<br />World Studies<br />9th Grade<br />10th Grade<br />11th Grade<br /><ul><li> Concepts US History I
  43. 43. US History I
  44. 44. Honors US History I
  45. 45. Concepts US History II
  46. 46. US History II
  47. 47. AP US History II
  48. 48. Concepts World Studies
  49. 49. World Studies
  50. 50. AP World History</li></li></ul><li>What to do to help your child<br />Read<br />Talk<br />Ask “How do you know that?”<br />
  51. 51. What to do to help your child<br />
  52. 52. 21st Century Social Studies9th Grade Orientation<br />Thank You!<br />Steven Maher, Social Studies Supervisor<br />

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