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Lesson Plans August 15-19

                                                                 AP US & American History     

Week 1 (August 15-19):  Introduction to Course, Pre- Columbian Native Culture & Lifestyle, and European Interaction

Chapter 1: Many Cultures Meet (Prehistory—1550)

Chapter 2: Europeans Establish Colonies (1492- 1752)

Essential Question: How did native cultures impact the development of European colonies in America?

Standard(s)

Objectives

Activities

Assessments

CCSS ELA- Alignment

United States Beginnings Through 1820s - Students will analyze key historical periods; patterns of change over time; and ways people view, construct, and interpret the history of the United States.

H.12.5.2

Compare characteristics of major pre-Columbian people groups within North America using a variety of sources

1. Discuss known characteristics of pre-Columbian natives.

2. Research and present information on assigned native groups

1.  participation in class discussion

 

2. Presentation

CCRA.R.1, 3, 7

CCRA.W.7, 8

CCRA.SL.2

CCRA.L.6

H.12.5.3

Examine reasons for European exploration in the Americas from multiple perspectives

1.  Investigate the historical record of European exploration in the Americas

1. writing assignment over European exploration documents

CCRA.R.1, 3, 7

CCRA.W.7, 8

CCRA.SL.2

CCRA.L.6


 

                                                                        Arkansas History      

Week 1 (August 15-19):  Introduction to Course, Pre- European Contact

Pre-European Exploration Through Arkansas Settlement to 1802

Essential Question: How did native cultures impact the development of European colonies in America?

Standard(s)

Objectives

Activities

Assessments

CCSS ELA- Alignment

Content Standard 1: Students will analyze the early history of Arkansas.  

AH.9-12.1 Compare and contrast prehistoric cultural characteristics of early native populations in Arkansas

1. Discuss known characteristics of pre-Columbian natives.

2. Research and present information on assigned native groups

1.  participation in class discussion

 

2. Presentation

CCRA.R.1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 9

CCRA.W.2, 7, 8, 9

CCRA.SL.1, 2, 3, 4

AH.9-12.2 Analyze the impact of European explorers on native populations and the environment from multiple perspectives

1.  Investigate the historical record of European exploration in the Arkansas

1. writing assignment over European exploration documents