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Put together the History Extravaganza Project

objective:  Students will finalize their projects today or this weekend.  

All projects must be finished by no later than Monday at 8:30 am.

Last day for research and writing paragraphs

Objective:  Students will work on finishing ALL of their research paragraphs today. 

VERY IMPORTANT: make sure you bring supplies that you need to put your posterboard together (glue sticks/glue, markers, decorations, printed pictures and such). I have a few items, but not enough to put together a major project for 130 students.
Objective:  Continue Research project.  We will also look at the strengths and weaknesses of the North heading into the Civil War.

Research, research, and then research some more. When you are tired of researching, research.

This is 3 assessment grades.

introduction to the Civil War and History Extravaganza Project

Objective: Ss will receive a brief introduction to their end of year History Extravaganza project and the beginning of the Civil War.

May 8thIntroduce project, pick topics, begin research May 8-9Research of your event/work on the project (Notes due beginning of class 5/10) May 10Notes due at beginning of class, begin putting trifold together May 11Continue putting trifold together/Practice Presentations (Class gallery walk) May 14Buffaloes/Rams Core Peer Presentation May 15Bears/Falcons Core Peer Presentation

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

objective:  examine the life of Harriet Tubman and the role she played in the Underground Railroad.  We will also evaluate primary source documents from the era, including wanted posters and abolitionists publications.

Harriet Tubman biography
Primary Source Documents
Mapping the Underground Railroad