Lesson Plans
Social Studies 8 3rd Q 04.05 Lesson Plans
Week: 03/14/2005 Instructor: Mary Jo Hendrickson Academics
Students have the first half of the period to complete the newspaper on the Texas Revolution

Students are to have read 406-411
Travel the trail 30 days at 20 miles-role the dice
Write in their jrl about news arriving about the Alamo

war with Mexico--finish
How does this support Manifest Destiny
How did the aquisitions of Oregon and Mexican cession relate to manifest destiny
why were poeple opposed ot the war with Mexico
role the dice travel the trail 20 days at 18 miles
travel the trail at 19 miles for 20 days

read 412-417 California Gold rush
Why did the California gold rush get started
Why didn't many forty niners become rich
How did Woemn and poeple of different racial, ethnic or national groups contribute to the CA gold Rush
Jrl. news of the gold rush has reached the wagon train. should you continue to oregon or go to CA
work on jrl activity in class
students will complete the calendar

Read 423-428
What was the push-pull factor that led to immigration
how di the arial of so many immigrants affect u.S. cities
What was the Know-Nothing Party and what was its point of view about immigration
Read pages 433-437
How did the Second Great Awakening influence the reform movement
How did albor unions try to force business owners to imporve working conditions
What were women's contributions to the reform movement