US History Lesson Plans 1st Quarter

Updated: October 7, 2020

Objectives

Week 1

Monday  

No School          Watch Welcome back video                    

/ Parent / Teacher Prayer Night                                      Bottom Line /Cross Point / Blank

 

Tuesday

No School 

A/B

Wed/Thurs

Day 1 A/B Day1

First Day of School
Go find Mr. Cap's U.S.
History web page & save as favorite.

Objectives:

Explain the signifcance of the clash of cultures.  To encourage the students to consider their eternal destiny.

Biblical Worldview:

We are God’s creation, designed to govern the world and fellowship with Him (Genesis1:27-28; 2:15).

Lesson #1 video  1

Go over Syllabus

Notes:    Lesson #1  America Before the Modern Age

 

Go to Schoology and complete Pop Qz L 1 Go to Lesson #1 Notes for Answers


Watch and complete form:
Point / Counterpoint   
Currency Devalue 3min video

For those absent... first day instructions

Fri/Mon

A/B

Day 2

Objectives: 

Explain the difference between exploring and conquering.
To encourage teens to depend on Christ, not good works for salvation

Biblical Worldview:

For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. (John 3:16)

 When God looks at the world, He sees sinful mankind in need of a Savior:

For all have sinned and come short of the glory of God. (Romans 3:23)

Lesson #2 video  2

Notes  Lesson # 2  Age of Discovery Begins  

Notes : Lesson # 3  Europe before the Modern Age 

Go over Blank map of the world.  Mouse over this map and master the continent and oceans for next week's quiz.

Complete in Schoology
     In Class Hmwk 1-3

 

Watch Pizarro Conquerors the Incas 20 min video

Point / Counterpoint  Video Games and Gun Violence 3min video

 

Week #2

Mon

 

 

 

See Friday for A/B Day 2

Week #2

Objective: Students learn about the Explorers to America.
Label the countries of North America

 

Tues

A/B

Day 3

Objectives: SAT Objectives 7.2 Geography  7.2a Demonstrate an understanding of the world in spatial terms, places and regions, physical and human systems, environment and society, and the uses of geography.

Biblical Worldview:

Instead of rejoicing at their repentance, Jonah complained and argued with God (Jonah 4:2). The last words of Jonah recorded in Scripture are "I am angry enough to die" (Jonah 4:9).

Lesson 3 video  3

Everyday's a Grade

 

 

Point / Counterpoint  ICE Raids 3min video

 

Notes:  Lesson # 4 Into the Wilderness  Spanish Legacy in America

Complete Pop Qz Lessons 2-4 in Schoology

 

Watch Louis XIV "The Most" HD 3min video

Wed  

 

 

 

 

Thurs

A/B

Day 4

Objectives: Describe the adventures of the Spanish Conquistadores

Biblical Worldview:

All the evil in the world today--all the plagues, suffering, and tragedies--are results of this first fall of man.

Lesson 4 video  Assignment 4

 

Teach:  Lesson # 5 Spanish Armada     

Go to Schoology and have students complete
  Pop Qz Longitude Clock

Watch Longitude Clock 7 min  Worksheet   /   video


Watch Spanish Armada 16 min video.

 

 

Point / Counterpoint School Safety 3min video

Friday

Objectives: Explain the signifcance of the Spanish Armada

Biblical Worldview:

In this darkest moment of human history, God made a great promise. God said to Satan:

And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. (Genesis 3:15)

Lesson 5 video  5

 
 

Week #3

Monday

 

 

Video: Watch African American Pt 1

Worksheet

Give pop quiz over African Americans Pt 1 video in Schoology

 

 

 

Students will demonstrate for a grade the :

  Renweb Login   Schoology Login

 

Week # 3

 

 

Weekly Syllabus Wk 3

 

Objective: Students will learn about the English colonies and locate each colony on a map

 

Tues

A/B

Day 5

Objectives: Explain the difference between common-store and free enterprise

Biblical Worldview:

God knew that with such unity of language and culture, nothing would be impossible to these men. So God "confounded" or confused their language:

And the Lord said, Behold the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them which they have imagined to do.

Lesson 6 video  6
Lesson 7 video  7

 

Thurs

A/B

Day 6

Objectives: SAT Objectives   7.4 Economics  7.4a Demonstrate an understanding of macroeconomic and microeconomic concepts from a national and international perspective.

Biblical Worldview:

1.) We are God’s creation, designed to govern the world and fellowship with Him (Genesis1:27-28; 2:15).

Lesson 7 video  7

Start  Lesson # 6 English Foothold

Teach:  Lesson # 7  New England Colonies 

Teach :  Lesson 13 Colonies Overview

 

Pop Quiz over L 6-7 and 13 Colonies Overview in Schoology

 

Point Counter point Safe Importation of Medicine video

 

In Schoology Complete In Class Hmwk L 4-7

 

 

Friday

A/B

Day 6

 

Teach: Lesson # 8  Middle and Southern Colonies

Give 1st Qt 3Wk Exam L 1-7 in Schoology

After you take notes over Lesson #8 then go to schoology and  complete the 1stQt3wkExL1-7 2021 test.  This is a major grade so you'll want to look up the correct answers.  You can use your hand written notes and my online notes.

Click here to watch a tutorial on how to set browser tabs in Safari so you can toggle back and forth to find the correct answers.  

 

 
 

Week #4

Monday

A/B

Day 7

 

Objectives:

Demonstrate an understanding of the world in spatial terms, places and regions, physical and human systems, environment and society, and the uses of geography.

Biblical Worldview:

All the evil in the world today--all the plagues, suffering, and tragedies--are results of this first fall of man.

 

No School Labor Day

Monday Video : Pilgrims American Experience video

Worksheet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week # 4

Weekly Syllabus Wk 4

 

 

Objectives:  Students will learn about Colonial Daily Life

Tues

A/B

Day 7

Objectives:

Locate the middle passage on a map. Compare the economies of the middle and southern colonies.

Biblical Worldview:

Genesis 1:1)   The God of whom this verse speaks is the one true God.  The Bible is the written record of the acts and words of God.   When we speak of developing a Biblical world view, it means we base our understanding of the world on what is revealed by God in His written Word, the Bible.

Lesson 8 video  8


Teach: Lesson # 8  Middle and Southern Colonies

Give 1st Qt 3Wk Exam L 1-7 in Schoology

Wednesday

A/B

Day 8

 

Objectives:

Compare the large degree of ethnic diversity in the colonies.

Explain the significance of church to the colonial family unit.

Biblical Worldview:

Biblical world view revealed in the New Testament.  From the announcement of the birth of Jesus through His life, death, and resurrection, the New Testament emphasizes the world.

 

 

 

 

 

Watch 9/11 video

Teach:  Lesson # 9  Rhythms of Life

Teach:  Lesson # 10  Colonial Culture/ Daily Life at Home, Work, and Play

In Class Hmwk L 8-10 in Schoology

or

Pop Qz L 8-10 In Schoology

 


Thursday

A/B

Day 8

 

Objectives:

Describe the advantages of living in the three colonial regions.

Biblical Worldview:

The Bible is composed of 66 separate books. Every book in the Bible contains a  "key" verse. We call it a "key" verse because it works like a key in the natural world.  Just as a natural key unlocks a door, a key verse  unlocks the door to understanding the theme and contents of a particular book of the Bible.

Lesson 9 video  9

Lesson 10 video  10

Friday

A/B

Day 9

 

Objectives:

SAT 10 Objectives  7.1 History
7.1a Demonstrate an understanding of time, continuity, and change and relate a knowledge of the impact of individuals, groups, and institutions that influence the world in which we live.

Biblical Worldview:

When God looks at the world, He sees sinful mankind in need of a Savior:   For all have sinned and come short of the glory of God. (Romans 3:23)

 

 

 

 

Watch Mankind the Story of All of US New England to Ben Franklin 44min

Worksheet

Complete in Schoology Pop Qz Mankind...NE to Ben Franklin

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UW4JpaBTSqk

 
 

Week #5

Monday

A/B

Day 9

 

Go over History spiral notes that are needed for the next week's turn in for midterm exam.

Understands how and why family and community life differed in various regions of colonial North America (e.g., Williamsburg, Philadelphia, Boston, New York, French Quebec

Biblical Worldview:

For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. (John 3:16)

Lesson 10 video  10

 

 

 

See Friday for Day 9

Watch Fortune Slave 3min video

 

 

Week # 5

Weekly Syllabus Wk 5

Objective:

Students will learn about the Great Awakening and French and Indian War

 

Tuesday

A/B

Day 10

 

Understands growth and change in the European colonies during the two centuries following their founding (e.g., the arrival of Africans in the European colonies in the 17th century, the rapid increase of slave importation in the 18th century)

Biblical Worldview:

Jeremiah 5:9; 6:19; 7:28; 9:9; 10:10,11,25; 12:17; 23:5; 25:14,31; 51:25:  All speak of God's judgment upon evil nations of the world.

Jeremiah 16:19-21:  God's purpose for the nations to be achieved through Israel.


 

 

 

Watch Cotton Gin 8 min video

Teach: Lesson # 11 Denominational Beginnings in America

                                         
Teach: Lesson # 12  Great Awakening 

Complete In Class Hmwk L 11-12 in Schoology

Watch God in America Great Awakening 22 min video.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

A/B

Day 10

 

Compare the large degree of denominational diversity in the colonies.

Understands social and economic characteristics of European colonization in the 17th and 18th centuries (e.g., changing immigration and settlement patterns of Puritans, Quakers, Germans, and Scots-Irish.

Biblical Worldview:

Even though Jesus died for all mankind,  everyone is not automatically saved from sin. Each person has a free will and must decide whether or not he will repent [turn from sin] and accept Jesus as Savior.  In order to believe in Jesus and receive forgiveness of sin, people must first come to know about Him.

Lesson 11 video   11


Thursday

A/B

Day 11

SAT 10 Objectives P 7 Process  P 7.3 Determination of Cause and Effect  P 7.3a Demonstrate the ability to analyze, determine cause and effect, and solve problems based on social science concepts.

Biblical Worldview:

To preach repentance and remission of sins is called evangelizing or spreading the Gospel. The subject of evangelizing the world was a constant theme of Jesus' conversation with His followers after His resurrection from the dead.  (See John 20:21; 21:15-17; Matthew 28:18-20; Mark 16:15; Luke 24:44-48.)

Lesson 12 video   12

 

Watch America the Story of Us Early Settlers to American Revolution

Worksheet

Complete in Schoology:  Pop Qz American the Story of Us Early Settlers to American Revolution

 

       
      

 

Friday

A/B

Day 11

 

Understands Puritanism in colonial America (e.g., how Puritanism shaped New England communities, the changes in Puritanism during the 17th century.

Compare the large degree of denominational diversity in the colonies.   Relate the evil of slavery.

Biblical Worldview:

John 10:1-16:  This passage predicts the Gospel would be preached to the Gentile nations, "sheep" not of the fold of Israel. Lines of separation would be removed as all people became "sheep of one fold."

Lesson 13 video  13

 
 

Week #6

Monday

A/B

Day 12

 

Understands Puritanism in colonial America (e.g., how Puritanism shaped New England communities, the changes in Puritanism during the 17th century.

Compare the large degree of denominational diversity in the colonies.   Relate the evil of slavery.

Biblical Worldview:

John 10:1-16:  This passage predicts the Gospel would be preached to the Gentile nations, "sheep" not of the fold of Israel. Lines of separation would be removed as all people became "sheep of one fold."

Lesson 13 video  13

 

 

 

 

Teach Lesson #13  French Frontier Feuds

 

Teach Lesson #14  French & Indian War

Complete in Schoology : 
In Class Hmwk L 13-14

 

Watch Revolution Boston, Declaration, Crisis videos

Week # 6

Weekly Syllabus Wk 6

Objective:

Students will learn about the begining of the Revolutionary War

 

Tuesday

A/B

Day 12

 

Understand the feud between the French and the English in America.

List the details of the Battle of Fort Duquesne

Biblical Worldview:

Having made known unto us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He hath purposed in Himself: That in the dispensation of the fullness of times, he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in Heaven, and which are on earth, even in Him.  (Ephesians 1:9-10)

Wednesday

A/B

Day 13

 

 

Explain the significance of French and Indian War to post war America.

Biblical Worldview:

The cross is a central theme of the writings of Paul, who reveals more of its global purposes:

Romans 5:12-21:  Through the sin of Adam, judgment  came on all men.  Through the death of Jesus on the cross,  righteousness can come upon all.

Lesson 14 video  14

 

 

Teach Lesson # 15  Post French & Indian War America

Teach  Lesson #16     The Growing Rift

Complete: 1stqt6wkexam L 13-16 and Am Story of Us Video in schoology

 

2020 Did the 6wk instead of this
Complete : Pop Qz 13-16 in Schoology

 

 

Watch Ft. Niagara 24min video

Thursday

A/B

Day 13

 

SAT Objectives   7.2 Geography  7.2a Demonstrate an understanding of the world in spatial terms, places and regions, physical and human systems, environment and society, and the uses of geography.

Locate French frontier forts in the Ohio valley

Biblical Worldview:

In the Bible, God often uses natural examples to teach spiritual truths. That which is natural is something we can observe with our senses. We can see, hear, taste, smell or touch it. That which is spiritual can only be observed with spiritual senses. So in order to teach a spiritual truth with which we are not familiar, God uses a natural truth with which we are familiar.

Lesson 15 video  15

Lesson 16 video  16

Friday

A/B

Day

 

Explain the significance of French and Indian War to post war America.

Biblical Worldview:

God sees a great spiritual harvest ready to be gathered. But there are few laborers at work. You will learn more about this great need for workers later in this course.*

No School

All Staff 

 
 

Week #7

Monday

A/B

Day 14

 

Relate how the tax acts led to open rebellion.

Biblical Worldview:

The Bible is not a collection of men's ideas about God. It is a message from God to communicate His plans and purposes to mankind.  The Bible includes stories about people of God. These people were set apart by God to bear His revelation to the world.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Make sure students have completed 6wk Exam

Check notes L 9-16

Monday Video Watch Washington the Warrior 86min video

worksheet

Start video after the French and Indian War 33:40 video worksheet

Complete in Schoology:  Pop Quiz Washington the Warrior

Week # 7

Weekly Syllabus Wk 7

Objective:

Students will learn Revolutionary War Battles

 

Tuesday

A/B

Day 14

 

SAT Objectives P 7.3 Determination of Cause and Effect

List the events that led to the Revolutionary War

Biblical Worldview:

God's purpose from the beginning has been. . . That in the dispensation of the fulness of times, He (God) might gather together in one all things in Christ both which are in Heaven, and which are
on earth; even in Him.  (Ephesians 1:10)

Lesson 17 video  17

Wednesday

A/B

Day 15

 

Identify the major issues in the Declaration of Independence .

Biblical Worldview:

The entire nation descended from one man named Abraham. You can read about Abraham, God's promises to him, and their fulfillment in Genesis 11:27 - 25:34. Abraham was chosen to be the "father" [leader] of the nation of Israel. God chose him for a special purpose:

Lesson 18 video  18

  

Teach   Lesson #17  The Eve of  Revolutionary War

 

 

Teach  Lesson #18  Declaring Independence

Complete : Pop Qz 17-18 in Schoology

 

Extra Credit:

Watch Super Bowl Declaration 4 min video

Watch Why was America Ripe for Revolution? 4 min video

Thursday

A/B

Day 15

 

SAT Objectives P 7.3 Determination of Cause and Effect

List the events that led to the Revolutionary War.

Biblical Worldview:

From Abraham would come the nation of Israel. Through Israel the nations of the world would be blessed by coming to know the true God. The "families" of the earth  also would be blessed. The word "families" refers to the many different tribes and people groups that compose a nation

Lesson 19 video  19


Friday

A/B

Day 16

 

SAT Objectives  7.3 Political Science

7.3a Demonstrate an understanding of government and society and the values and principles of democratic citizenship.

Explain the significance of the Battle of Yorktown and the war in the south.

Biblical Worldview:

The plan of salvation for sinful man, fulfilled through Jesus Christ, has been God's purpose for the nations of the world from the beginning of time.

Lesson 20 video  20


Teach   Lesson #19 Early Campaigns

 

Teach  Lesson #20  War in the South

Complete In Schoology:
                   Pop Qz L 19-20

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UW4JpaBTSqk

 
 

Week #8

Monday

A/B

Day 16

 

Relate how the Revolutionary War led to the Critical Period

Biblical Worldview:

The nation of Israel was not chosen for special privileges or because they were better than any other nation. They were chosen for a special purpose. The nation was a minority called to serve the majority

Lesson 20 video  20

 

 

 

Week # 8

Weekly Syllabus Wk 8

Objective:

Students will learn The Critical Period and the Constitution

 

Tuesday

A/B

Day 17

 

 SAT Objectives  7.3 Political Science

7.3a Demonstrate an understanding of government and society and the values and principles of democratic citizenship.  List the events that led to the Constitutional Convention.

Biblical Worldview:

Let all the nations be gathered together, and let the people be assembled: who among them can declare this and shew us former things? let them bring forth their witnesses, that they may be justified; or let them hear, and say, it is truth.

 

Complete in Schoology: 1st Qt 9Wk Exam L 1-20

Or

1st Qt 9wk Exam over videos

 

 

 

 

Skip these lessons: 21-23 then start with lesson 24 first Monday of 2nd qt

Teach Lesson   #21 Government by Confederation

Complete in Schoology:   In Class Hmwk L 21-23

Teach    Lesson    #22   A New Charter

Teach Lesson #23    The Struggle for Ratification

 

  

Wednesday

A/B

Day 17

 

Identify the major issues in the Constitutional Convention.  Understands influences on the ideas established by the Constitution (e.g., the ideas behind the distribution of powers and the system of checks and balances; the influence of 18th-century republican ideals and the economic and political interests of different regions on the compromises reached in the Constitutional Convention)

Biblical Worldview:

God chose Israel as the nation through which He could reveal Himself to the world. Israel was the nation from which the Savior, Jesus Christ, would come (Matthew 2:2; John 4:22). This was the nation through which God spoke His written Word to the world (Psalms 147:19; Romans 3:1,2; 9:4).

Lesson 21 video  21

Lesson 22 video  22

Lesson 23 video  23

Thursday

A/B

Day 18

 

SAT 10 Objectives  P 7.3a Demonstrate the ability to analyze, determine cause and effect, and solve problems based on social science concepts.

Analyze the difference between the Southern states and the northern states

Biblical Worldview:

God established with Israel a living relationship known as a covenant. This covenant is an agreement that He is their God, and they are His people.  In the Old Testament God's covenant was with Israel:

And I will take you to me for a people, and I will be to you a God; and ye shall know that I am the Lord your God. . . (Exodus 6:7)

Lesson 24 video  24

Lesson 25 video  25

Lesson 26 video  26


Teach:
Lesson #24  Launching the New Government

 

Teach : Lesson #25      Emerging Political Parties
Schoology In Class Hmwk 24-26


Teach: Lesson #26    The Election of 1800

 

Friday

A/B

Day 18

 

Understands how Federalists and Anti-Federalists differed (e.g., their arguments for and against the Constitution of 1787, their relevance in late 20th century politics, their backgrounds, service during the Revolution, political experience)

Biblical Worldview:

Every believer is called to leave spiritual lands, places that hinder God's purpose. Some believers may also be called to leave the natural land of their own birth to reach other nations.