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8th Grade Unit Plan

4 weeks
- Historical Viewpoints
- North/South American Colonization

- American Colonies

     *John Smith, William Penn, George Calvert, James, Duke of York
    *Jamestown, Plymouth, and Roanoke
    *New England, Middle and Southern Colonies
    *Puritans, Separatist, and Pilgrims
    *Mayflower Compact, Town Hall Meetings, House of Burgesses.
    *Salem Witch Trials
    *Colonial Punishments
5 Weeks
- American Revolution

    *French and Indian War
    *Stamp, Quartering, and Intolerable Acts
    *Boston Tea Party
    *Lexington and Concord
    *Colonist versus British Policies
    *Major Battles
    *Influential People of the Revolution
5 Weeks
- U.S. Constitution

    *Roman Republic, Magna Carta, and Mayflower Compact
    *Preamble, Articles, and Bill of Rights
    *Checks and Balances
    *The Great Compromise
- Comparative Government
    *Articles of Confederation versus U.S. Constitution
    *State versus Federal

7 Weeks
- Nation Building, Expansion and Industrialization
  • - Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson
  • - Choosing Neutrality, Washington's Farewell Address
  • - Political Parties (Federalists)
  • - John Adams
  • - Alien and Sedition Acts
  • - The Louisiana Purchase
  • - The Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • - The War of 1812
  • - Industrial Development
  • - The Missouri Compromise
  • - Age of Jackson
  • - Removal of Native Americans (Trail of Tears)
  • - Manifest Destiny
  • - Oregon Trail
  • - Texas Independence
  • - War with Mexico
  • - Expansion and Industrialization

6 Weeks
- Slavery, Secession and Civil War
        - Major Battles in the east and west
        - Important People
        - Special Topics
        - Important Documents

- Reconstruction
       - KKK
       - Freedman's Bureau
       - Carpet Bagger and Share Cropper

3 Weeks
- Economics
   - Supply and Demand
   - Personal Economics Plan
   - Commercial/Marketing Plan

6 Weeks
- Immigration and Reform
     - Push/Pull Factors
     - Living and working conditions
     - Local population integration
     - Contributions
     - Living Timeline Final Exam
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   7th Grade Social Studies Unit Plan with Unit Focus:
7th Grade

6 Weeks                                              
- Geography    
                            
    *Globes and Maps                     
    *Map Projections                           
    *Hemispheres                               
    *Latitude/Longitude                    
    *Great Circles                            
    *Parts of a Map
    *Scale
    *Types of Map
    *Location, Place, Environment, Movement and Region

12 Weeks – Washington State History                                          
 - WSH State/Fed Governments       
   
    *Three Branches                                       
    *Bill Becomes Law                                    
    *Forms of Government                         
    *Washington State Cabinet                      
    *Famous Washington Politicians               
    *Differences between State/Fed            
    *Similarities between State//Fed           
 
- WSH Current Events

- WSH Illustrated Timeline

    *British Fur Trade
    *Whitman Massacre
    *Oregon Territory 1848
    *Washington Territory 1853
    *Pig War
    *Yakama Wars
    *Nez Perce Retreat
    *Washington Statehood
    *Klondike Gold Rush
                                                          
- WSH Newspaper Project
1880-1889
•    Statehood and Constitution (1889)
•    Seattle Fire and Rebuilding of Seattle (1889)
•    Elisha Ferry elected 1st governor of Washington (1889)
1890-1899
•    Klondike Gold Rush (1897-1898)
•    Great Northern Transcontinental Railroad is completed to Seattle, led by James Hill (1893)
1900-1909
•    Growth of Lumber Industry (Weyerhauser company is formed)
•    Creation of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) “The Wobblies” (unions)
•    Washington’s Suffrage Movement – Women in Washington gain right to vote in 1910
1910-1919
•    Boeing is founded (1916) – early years of the company
•    Washington State during World War I (1917-1918)
•    Seattle General Strike (1919)
•    Everett Massacre (1916)
•    May Arkwright Hutton dies (1915) look back at her life and accomplishments
1920-1929
•    Bertha Landes (Seattle’s first female mayor)
•    Political Leaders – Mark Reed and Roland Hartley
1930-1939
•    Construction of Grand Coulee Dam (begins 1933)
•    Prohibition ends in Washington (1933)
•    The New Deal in Washington State and Governor Clarence Martin
•    The Great Depression in Washington State (Hoovervilles)
1940-1949
•    Washington State’s role in supporting the country in World War Two (1941-1945)
•    Japanese Internment
•    Hanford Atomic Project during World War Two
1950-1959
•    William Boeing dies (1956) look back at his life
•    Tacoma Narrows Bridge completed (1950)
1960-1969
•    World’s Fair and building of Space Needle (1962)
•    Anti-Vietnam War protests in Washington State
1970-1979
•    U.S. v. Washington, Boldt Decision (1974) involves Native American disputes over fishing rights
•    William O. Douglas retires from U.S. Supreme Court in 1975 (look back on his life and career)
•    Dixie Lee Ray elected, only female governor in state history (1976)
1980-1989
•    Eruption of Mt. St. Helens (May 18, 1980)
•    Growth of Microsoft company
•    Warren Magnuson dies (1989) U.S. Senator from Washington State – look back at his life
1990-1999
•    Impact and influence of Paul Allen on Seattle
•    Norm Rice serves as 1st African-American mayor of Seattle (1989-1997) look at his life/career
•    Building of Safeco Field – Raising of $, construction, etc. (completed in 1999)
2000-2009
•    Bill Gates biography (look back on his career up until the present day)
•    Gary Locke finishes final term as governor (look back at his career)
•    Women in politics in Washington – Christine Gregoire, Patty Murray, and Maria Cantwell

11 Weeks
- Roman Empire
- Feudalism
- Crusades
- European Renaissance


6 Weeks
- Middle East