Class Syllabus

Crosley/Adair/Hawkins                                              US History/US History Honors            Q3

 

 

Week

Lesson Focus

Weekly Objectives

TN Standards

Assessments

Additional Notes

 

 

 

 

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The Great Depression Begins 1929-1932 (Chapter 9)

Analyze the causes of the Great Depression, including overproduction, overextension of credit, and the stock market crash.

Describe the causes and consequences of the Dust Bowl.

Describe President Hoover’s reaction to the Great Depression and the role of the federal government in recovery.

US.45

US.46

US.48

Chapter Test

Quiz

Primary source document analysis (Dorothea Lange photos)

Web quest

 

20

Roosevelt and the New Deal 1933-1941 (Chapter 10)

Explain efforts made by President Franklin Roosevelt to end the Great Depression, including deficit spending and programs of the New Deal.

Describe the lasting effects of New Deal programs such as the FDIC, CCC, TVA, etc.

US.49-US.52

Chapter Test

Quiz

Web Quest (Alphabet Soup)

Primary source document analysis

 

21

A World in Flames 1931-1941 (Chapter 11)

Explain the economic and political conditions that existed after WWI that encouraged the rise of dictatorships.

Compare/contrast the competing American attitudes of isolationism and internationalism

Describe the events that brought the US into WWII.

US.55-US.59

US.70

Chapter Test

Quiz

Primary source document analysis

 

22

America and World War II 1941-1945 (Chapter 12)

Describe the roles of minorities and women in the military and civilian life.

Describe the changes to American society that resulted from the war effort.

Identify significant individuals and events of WWII.

US.59-US.68

US.71-US.72

Chapter Test

Quiz

Primary source document analysis

 

23

America and World War II 1941-1945 (Chapter 12)

continued

Describe the roles of minorities and women in the military and civilian life.

Describe the changes to American society that resulted from the war effort.

Identify significant individuals and events of WWII.

Explain the events that brought about an end to the war and the immediate aftermath.

US.59-US.68

US.71-US.72

Chapter Test

Quiz

Primary source document analysis

 

24

The Cold War Begins 1945-1960 (Chapter 13)

Explain how the Cold War shaped postwar international relations, including policies of containment, massive retaliation, and brinkmanship.

Identify ways in which the Korean War was a turning point in the Cold War.

Describe how Cold War tensions affected American society.

Identify key individuals of the early Cold War era.

US.73-US.78

Chapter Test

Quiz

Primary source document analysis

 

25

Postwar America 1945-1960 (Chapter 14)

Explain the process of transitioning from a wartime to a peacetime economy.

Compare and contrast the domestic policies of Truman and Eisenhower.

Describe changes in society and popular culture during this time period.

US.82-US.87

Chapter Test

Quiz

Primary source document analysis

 

26

The New Frontier and the Great Society 1960-1968 (Chapter 15)

Explain the significance of the 1960 presidential election, especially the role of the media.

Describe Kennedy’s New Frontier program.

Analyze the lasting impact of the Warren Court rulings.

Explain the Cold War crises that occurred during the Kennedy administration.

Identify the key aspects of Johnson’s Great Society program.

US.79

US.88

US.94

US.96

Chapter Test

Quiz

Primary source document analysis

 

27

The New Frontier and the Great Society 1960-1968 (Chapter 15)

continued

Explain the significance of the 1960 presidential election, especially the role of the media.

Describe Kennedy’s New Frontier program.

Analyze the lasting impact of the Warren Court rulings.

Explain the Cold War crises that occurred during the Kennedy administration.

Identify the key aspects of Johnson’s Great Society program.

US.79

US.88

US.94

US.96

Chapter Test

Quiz

Primary source document analysis

 

 

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