Week of Monday, January
12 through Friday, January 16
At the conclusion of this week we
will reach the midterm of the Winter trimester.
By Friday, the school year will be halfway over!
But we still have a lot to do. This week we will spend
a bunch of time in the period 1862-1863 learning about
the issues surrounding the Emancipation Proclamation.
It will involve a group project and part of your grade
will depend on my evaluation of how you use your time
together in class.
January 12, 2015 (
45 minutes 30
of this week's project.
Also, Mrs. Lewis
will give you an introduction to the
ProQuest Historical Newspapers database.
for your project.
January 13, 2015 (50
in class to work on your project.
Read AP&AN, pp. 407 (African
American Recruits)-411 (1863:The Tide of
January 14, 2015 (45 minutes)
of the reading.
Homework: Read "Who Freed the Slaves?" handout. Be
prepared to write about it tomorrow. You may take
notes directly on the handout.
January 15, 2015 (50 minutes)
Topic: "Who Freed
the Slaves" in-class writing and discussion.
Homework: Work to finish up your Antietam project.
16, 2015 (40 minutes)
Time in class to finish the Antietam project.
Homework: Read AP&AN, pp.
411-416 (1864:The Final Test of Wills).