o Due: 3 Ring Binder, Notebook, Signed Syllabus
o New Seating Chart
o Handout Quick Fires and Unit Questions
o Finish Pre-Test
o Unit Questions
o Begin Road to War: North vs. South series
§ For this series students will work together in a group to understand:
· What separated the North and the South economically, culturally, and politically?
· What is the “States’ Rights” movement?
· What political compromises held together the Union before the Civil War?
· What incidents lead escaladed tensions between the North and South?
§ Students will work in a group to practice writing a compare and contrast essay on this topic
o Road to War, Day 1: Differences between the North and South
§ Students work in assigned groups to compare economic, cultural, and political differences between the North and South in the early 1800s (Group Packet P1)
· Tuesday & Wednesday
o Quick Fire: In what ways was the conflict between the North and the South like feuding siblings? Why do you think this conflict was so hard to resolve? (Brief Intro PowerPoint )
o Road to War, Day 2/3: Slavery, States Rights, and Compromise
o Quick fire: Describe a time when you had a disagreement with someone, only to later realize that it due to a misunderstanding or miscommunication.
o Brief Intro PowerPoint
o Road to War, Day 4: Incidents on the Road to War
U.S. History (1850-1945)