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

 
           
 


Your Journey Through U.S. History Starts Here!

Learn About Archeology




LiveBinder Tabs & Assignments  LiveBinder Instructions (PDF)

Why do we study History? assignment - Due in class 8/20

Primary and Secondary Source activity  - Due 8/24




Make Up Tests, Quizzes, and Exit Slips



What is History Quiz (Coming Soon)




Listen to the Golden Voice Talk About History!

 

Why Study History?

Age of Exploration!

Europe Colonizes the Americas

  


Download Presentations and Class Notes For This Section!

o Civil War Part 1

Introduction to the Study of History Power Point Presentation!

 


Self Assessment Materials and Exit Slips


 
How well can you make history?

Learning Target: I can IDENTIFY how historians discover new information about the past and EXPLAIN why it's important to learn about the events in the past.




See What You Missed! - Check Out Our Make-Up Work Archives!

If you have been absent, please check to see what work you are missing.








   

Important Announcements!

 

  Welcome to United States History with Mr. Gigliotti

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QUIZ ALERT!

"What is History?" Quiz this Friday August 24th!

Use the digital flash cards, games and resources to study 


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 If You Are Done Have Some Fun Activity 

    Learning Target: I can CHOOSE an activity to further my depth of historical knowledge.

 

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"We the students . . . have ordained and established this
Classroom Constitution to ensure the best possible classroom for all!"

If you have been absent, please check to see what work you are missing.


Topics and Assignments (All Dates Subject to Adjustment)

 

 Monday, August 20, 2018 

 

Topic: What is History?  - Why is it important to learn about the past? 

 

 Today's Goal:  Welcome back to our second week of school!  Today we will be going over and

 agreeing on the classroom Constitution the students created on Friday!  Then we will begin our

 discussion of why it is important to learn about the past. 

 

 Check it out: Classroom Constitution to ensure the best possible classroom for all!" 

 

 Today's Assignments:

  

 1.  Each member of your group should have a "role" for today's assignment.  Please choose from the list

      below:

 

      Recorder: Opens up a google doc and records information discovered by the group (1 person)

 

      Researcher: Uses Internet resources to find information about the topic (more than 1 person)

 

      Presenter: Organizes and reports the groups findings to the rest of the class (1 person)  You

      should ask the recorder to share the google doc with you. 

 

 2.  Your group should research and discuss the following big question:

 

      Why do we study history?

 

 3.  You recorder should make a list of at least 5 reasons people study history based on your research

      and discussions at your table in the google doc.  For each reason you must cite the source of your

      information (For example: www.historyrocks.com).  You should use at least 3 different sources.

 

 4.  Next your presenter will participate in a classroom discussion to share your group's conclusions.   

 

 5.  Finally, have your recorder copy and past the work from your google doc into the google form so that

      your group can received credit.   

 

      Click here to turn in assignment! 

 
 
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 Tuesday, August 21, 2018

 

 Topic: How do we study History?  - How do we know about the past? 

 

 Today's Goal:  Today we will all become archeologists and historians!  We will be discussing how we

 learn about the past and the process historians use to teach others about those who have come before

 us.  Each table will have a different piece of the assignment so that they can contribute to a classroom

 discussion. 

 

 Today's Assignments:

  

 1.  Click on the link below to access the assignment.  Table #1 should do the red assignment.  Tables

      #2 & #3 should do the white assignment.  Tables #4, #5, #6 should do the blue assignment.

 

      How Do We Study History?
    
Learning Target: I can IDENTIFY how historians discover new information about the past

      and EXPLAIN why it's important to learn about the events in the past.

 

 

2.  Participate in a classroom discussion.

 

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 Wednesday, August 22, 2018

 

 Topic: How do we study History?  - Primary vs. Secondary Sources

 

 Today's Goal:  Today we will be practicing the skill of identifying both primary and secondary sources

 of information.  We will also be learning about two famous explorers (Christopher Columbus and Leif

 Erikson) that blazed a trail for people from Europe to move to North and South America. 

  

 Today's Assignments:

  

 1.  Tables 1, 2, and 3: Click on the link below to download a copy of the Leif Erikson assignment.  You

      and your group can complete the assignment in google docs.  If you have trouble with the formatting

      and images, use the pdf file for help.  Sometimes the silly Chromebooks do not play nice with Word.

 

 You should complete Sources 1 & 2 today and be prepared to discuss them with the class. 

 

     Leif Erikson Primary and Secondary Source activity

   

     Leif Erikson Primary and Secondary Source activity PDF format

 

      Tables 3, 4, and 5: Click on the link below to download a copy of the Christopher Columbus

      assignment.  You and your group can complete the assignment in google docs.  If you have trouble

      with the formatting and images, use the pdf file for help.  Sometimes the silly Chromebooks do not

      play nice with Word.

 

You should complete Sources 1 & 2 today and be prepared to discuss them with the class. 

 

     Christopher Columbus Primary and Secondary Source activity

   

     Christopher Columbus Primary and Secondary Source activity PDF format

 

 2.  Participate in a classroom discussion.                     

 

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Thursday, August 23, 2018

   

 Topic: How do we study History?  - Primary vs. Secondary Sources

 

 Today's Goal:  Today we will continue to practice the skill of identifying both primary and secondary

 sources of information.  We will also be learning about two famous explorers (Christopher Columbus 

 and Leif Erikson) that blazed a trail for people from Europe to move to North and South America. 

  

 Today's Assignments:

  

 1.  Tables 1, 2, and 3: Click on the link below to download a copy of the Leif Erikson assignment.  You

      and your group can complete the assignment in google docs.  If you have trouble with the formatting

      and images, use the pdf file for help.  Sometimes the silly Chromebooks do not play nice with Word.

 

 You should complete Sources 3 & 4 today and be prepared to discuss them with the class. 

 

     Leif Erikson Primary and Secondary Source activity

   

     Leif Erikson Primary and Secondary Source activity PDF format

 

      Tables 3, 4, and 5: Click on the link below to download a copy of the Christopher Columbus

      assignment.  You and your group can complete the assignment in google docs.  If you have trouble

      with the formatting and images, use the pdf file for help.  Sometimes the silly Chromebooks do not

      play nice with Word.

 

You should complete Sources 3 & 4 today and be prepared to discuss them with the class. 

 

     Christopher Columbus Primary and Secondary Source activity

   

     Christopher Columbus Primary and Secondary Source activity PDF format

 

 2.  Participate in a classroom discussion.                     

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 Friday, August 24, 2018

 

Topic: How and why do we study History  - Conclusion

 

 Today's Goal:  Happy Friday!  Today we will be finishing our brief unit on how and why we study

 history.  Students will have some time to review for today's quiz.  They will then ACE the quiz for a

 grade.

 

 Today's Assignments:

  

1.  Use the digital flash cards, games and resources to study for today's quiz.   

 

2.  ACE the "What is History Quiz" (Link will go live right before the test.)

  

3.  Watch the video about how we study History.

 

         

 

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