Lesson Plans
Social Studies 8 3rd Q 01.02 Lesson Plans
Week: 03/11/2002 Instructor: Mary Jo Hendrickson Academics
Begin the age of Expansion from 1818-1860. Students are to read 392-395
How as the northern border of the United States established
what did the Amricans and Mexicans gain from the Santa Fe trade
How did americans travel to the California province and why
How might life for the California Indians have been different if the Mexican government ahd given the land back to them instead of to the rancheros
READ 402-405
What agreements did American settlers make with the Mexican government
What actions did the Mexican government take to try to regain control of Texas
Why was the Alamo important
Why was the Republic of Texas an independnet nation for ten years
Morning section will work in class on an activity. Students will work in te ams to write several quiz/review questions over the reading to date. The afternoon section will not have class due to the Middle School play
READ 406-412
What groups of people were interested in the Oregon country and why
How wwas American politics affected by the Texas annexation issue
What was meant by Manifest Destiny
Students will work in small gorups to research a person assigned in class. They will prepare a short oral summary about the person's background, conenction to the topic being studied to be presented on Monday. Students will have this class period only to complete the activity