Colonialism and Revolution, Spring 2008

1/29: Introductions, class outline, books
hw: - Have guardian sign each of the two "class expectations" papers [10 points]
-Acquire a three-ring binder/notebook for class and home use. [10 points]
1/30: Columbus debate
hw: Read the "Columbus" packet and write a short essay (minimum 50 words) that answers
the question: Does Columbus deserve a holiday? Explain your answer. [10 points]
1/31: “Who lived in Colonial America” Notes
hw: Read pp. 23-41. Identify* “Key People”& “Key Terms” on page 23. [10 points]
2/1: Notes, read and collect Columbus essays.
due: Columbus essay
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2/4: “Why did the American Colonists revolt?”
hw: Answer all nine sets of “Analyzing Documents” questions between pp. 23 – 41.
[10 points]
2/5: “Why did the American Colonists revolt?”
hw: Identify* Key Terms enclosed in this packet. [10 points]
2/6: “Why did the American Colonists revolt?”
hw: Read the Declaration of Independence. Complete “Vocabulary” exercise
and answer “Comprehension,” & “Critical Thinking” (enclosed) [20 points]
2/7: “Why did the American Colonists revolt?”
due: Declaration of Independence assignment
2/8: The American Colonies Timeline and Map [20 points]
All homework due.
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2/11: Review multiple choice questions for test
2/12: Review essay questions for test
2/13: All notebooks/binders collected and graded [100 points]
due: American Colonies Timeline and Map
TEST [100 points]

* Identify:Explain the characteristics of a term or subject with at least three facts that demonstrate its importance.