Mrs. Voorhees

Creekside Middle School

Carmel Clay Schools

3525 W. 126th Street (Map It!)

Carmel, IN 46032

(317) 733-6420 ext. 6067


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Week of:

May 10 - 15, 2015

Monday We will be looking at the Matthew Brady photograph collection from the civil war today in class.  Students will select 3 photographs they find most compelling and explain why to share Tuesday in class.  Leadership essay is due Tuesday. 
Tuesday

Leadership Essay due today - students will do a gallery walk and read at least one other essay.  Then we will look at the photographs pulled on Monday and discuss their impact on America during the war since this was the first war photographed. 

Wednesday

Lincoln's assassination - discuss the events surrounding the day of his assassination.

Thursday

Reconstruction:  We will look at the 3 different plans for reconstruction and discuss the positives and negatives of each plan.

Friday Finish Reconstruction

 

 

May 18-22, 2015

Monday

Review for Civil War test - Test is on Tuesday.  Students have a review sheet and there is a Jeopardy game linked on my homework web site to the right.  

Tuesday

Civil War test - collect books  

Wednesday

Go over tests.  Introduce the simulation Homestead and begin setting up the simulation.

Thursday

Homestead Simulation

Friday

Homestead Simulation