Mr. Gigliotti's United States History | Social Studies | Parma Senior High School | Parma, Ohio
   

 
           
 


Your Journey Through U.S. History Starts Here!

Meet President John Adams!


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LiveBinder Tabs & Assignments  LiveBinder Instructions (PDF)


 
First Presidents LiveBinder


Tab #1: Learning Targets

Tab #2: George Washington Creates The Presidency

Tab #3: Hamilton's Financial Plan & The First Political Parties 

Tab #4: George Washington As President

            
Tabs #1-4 DUE WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017

Tab #5: John Adams and Conflict with France

Tab #6: John Adams and Civil Liberties

           
 Tabs #5-6 DUE TBD

Tab #7: The Election of 1800 and Jeffersonian Democracy 

Tab #8: The Louisiana Purchase and Lewis and Clark

Tab #9: Jefferson and the Embargo of 1807

Tab #10: Indian Wars Open Up Western Settlement

             
Tabs #7-10 DUE TBD



Self Assessment Materials and Exit Slips


 
How well can you make history?

Learning Target: I can PREDICT the challenges George Washington faced as the first President of the United States.

Learning Target: I can COMPARE Alexander Hamilton's and Thomas Jefferson's points of view.


Learning Target: I can EVALUATE how George Washington handled the many challenges he faced during his presidency.


Learning Target: I can EVALUATE how John Adams handled the conflict with France after the XYZ Affair. 


Learning Target: I can CRITISIZE how the Alien and Sedition Acts violated the Bill of Rights.


Listen to the Golden Voice Talk About History!

 

Washington Administration Est. New Government

 Washington Administration - GW As President

Adams' Administration

 Jefferson's Administration - 1st Term

 Jefferson's Administration - 2nd Term

 

 



Download Presentations and Class Notes For This Section!

 

Washington's Adm. - Est. the New Gov't

 

Washington's Adm. - Hamilton vs. Jefferson

 

Washington's Adm. - GW as President

Adams' Administration

Jefferson's Administration

 Download a Printable copy of the notes

 


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Washington D.C. Trip Information

 Medical Forms B & C - For The Administering Of Medication

 

 




   

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This week we will review the presidency George Washington!  We will be taking a quiz over this information and I will be checking the students George Washington LiveBinder work.  We will also explore the presidency of John Adams. 


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Test over George Washington as president February 22 - Digital Flash Cards and Games!

LiveBinder Tabs 1-4 due February 22 - Self Assessment tool coming soon
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Topics and Assignments (All Dates Subject to Adjustment)

 

 Monday, February 20, 2017  

 

 Topic: President's Day - No school

    

 Today's Goal:  Today Please share stories about your favorite presidents with your friends and families.

 

  

 
 
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 Tuesday, February 21, 2017

 

 Topic: George Washington's Administration - Finish and Review

    

 Today's Goal:  Today students should complete the George Washington As  President assignment.  The class will

 also review for the test over Washington's presidency tomorrow. 

 

  George Washington As President
  Learning Target: I can EVALUATE how George Washington handled the many challenges during
  his presidency.

 
 
Washington Administration - GW As President

 

 

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 Wednesday, February 22, 2017

  

 Topic: George Washington's Administration - Test and Self Assessment Day

 

 Today's Goal:  Happy Birthday GW!!   Let's celebrate with a quiz.  Today students will complete a self-

 assessment of their George Washington LiveBinder assignments before Mr. G grades them.  Student will also

 have time to review for today's quiz prior to taking and acing the George Washington as President quiz.  

 

 Hello high quality students!  Please take the next 5 minutes to quietly go over your LiveBinder work.  Completing this activity is worth 20 points so please do not ignore it.  Remember to be honest with yourself.  The self assessment is not a grade, but it is a way for you to know how you are doing in Social Studies. 

 

  1.  Complete the LiveBinder Self-Assessment tool for your George Washington Assignments

        (20 points)

 

 After completing the self assessment, take the next 10 minutes to go over the review activities.  We will be taking

 our test soon.  

 

  2.  Take some time to review for today's quiz using the Digital Flash Cards and Games! 

 

  Now you will have the rest of the period to complete the test.  Take you time.  Check your answers.  Be sure to

  write well written paragraphs for each of the short response.  If you run out of time, submit what you have

  please.  Good luck!   

 

  3.  Ace the George Washington As President Quiz (Link will go live when quiz begins) 

 

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

 

 Topic: John Adams' Administration! -  Does anyone want to go to war with France?

 

 Today's Goal:  Today students will begin learning about our second president John Adams.  Students should

 complete Part 3 only.  Mr G will be going over Conflict with France with the class.

 

  John Adams and Conflict with France
  Learning Target: I can EVALUATE how John Adams handled the conflict with France after the
  XYZ Affair. ***Part 3 Only***

 

   Adams' Administration

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 Friday, February 24, 2017

 

 

Topic: John Adams' Administration - Do you enjoy your civil liberties?

 

 Today's Goal:  Today students will complete our discussion of John Adams' presidency.  Students should

 complete part 2 of he John Adam's and Civil Liberties lesson.  Mr. G will be going over the Alien and Sedition Acts

 in class. 

 

  John Adams and Civil Liberties
 
Learning Target: I can CRITICIZE how the Alien and Sedition Acts violated the Bill of Rights.

 
  Adams' Administration

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