Monthly Archives: January 2017

In Class January 31- Some West, some NHD

Historians – Sorry I am out today – we can keep moving forward with the West, and also spend some time on the finishing touches of NHD.  Here’s what you should do in class on Tuesday (in any order): THE WEST Make sure … Continue reading

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Perspectives on the West – Learning experience January 24/25

Hey mini-fig creators – check out your perspective, design a cool mini-fig for your perspective, and try to determine your viewpoint on progress in the West. You will post your mini-fig on a collaborative spectrum on Monday.Tuesday, so make sure … Continue reading

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Analyzing the West – Learning experience January 23/24

We will open our examination of America’s progress in the latter part of the 1800s by heading to the West.  We will analyze this part of America’s story using the five categories of historical thinking that we have discussed all … Continue reading

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Back to American Studies – Progress and Problems

Completing the transcontinental railroad, connecting the east to the west coast. Millions of Americans moving to farm the land and settle new areas. Interacting with the natives in the west and expanding the roles of African-Americans and women. Creating new … Continue reading

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The Unfinished Civil War? -Learning experience January 5/6

DOES THE CIVIL WAR STILL EXIST TODAY? What is the impact of the Civil War on our society and culture today? Is the Civil War only a memory?  Does it still exist today, just not with bullets and cannons? We will … Continue reading

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