US History Lesson Plans 1st Quarter

Updated: January 31, 2017

Objectives

Week 1

Monday  

No School          Watch Welcome back video                     Syllabus

Week #1

Weekly Syllabus

Objective: Students will become familair with classroom procedures.
Learn about America and Europe before the Modern Age

Tuesday

No School  Student / Parent / Teacher Prayer Night

Watch US History Introduction Tutorial 

Wednesday 

No School        How do I find Mr. Cap's web page         Syllabus

Thursday

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 how to complete On line assignments

 Homework Tuitorial 3min video

Teach   Lesson #1  America Before the Modern Age

Friday

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  

Teach Lesson # 2  Age of Discovery Begins   

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

Give Pop Quiz      

Watch Pizarro Conquerors the Incas 20 min video

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

 

Week #2

Monday

Explain the difference between exploring and conquering.

Biblical Worldview:

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

Lesson #2 video  2

 

Take Class notes over each lesson for mid term test grade.

Finish Lesson # 2  Age of Discovery

Week #2

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

 

Tuesday

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).

Quiz over Lesson #1   America Before the Modern Age

and Continents and Oceans map

Wednesday

 Objectives: Compare Europe and America before the Age of Discovery

Biblical Worldview:

Go ye into ALL the world and preach the Gospel to every creature. . .(Mark 16:15)

Lesson 3 video  3

Everyday's a Grade

Teach : Lesson # 3  Europe before the Modern Age 

Watch Louis XIV "The Most" HD 3min video

Complete Homework Lesson #1-3  

Homework due today by 7:30am

Homework Tutorial 3min video

Thursday

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 # 4 Into the Wilderness  Spanish Legacy in America

Hand out Map Study : Exploration of the New World and Scramble

Pop Quiz

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

Teach:  Lesson # 5 Spanish Armada      Spain's decline

Watch Spanish Armada 16 min video.


Watch Longitude Clock 7 min video

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

 
 

Week #3

Monday

Objectives: Students will become familiar with the English colonies.  Locate the three regions, and know the types of colonies.

Students will be introduced to the idea of separation of church and state.

 

Teach :  Lesson  13 Colonies Overview 

Week # 3

 

 

Weekly Syllabus Wk 3

 

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

 

Tuesday

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

Finish   Lesson # 6 English Foothold


Give Quiz over Lessons 2-5

Wednesday

Objectives: Compare the settlements of Plymouth and Jamestown.

Biblical Worldview:

Within the nations there are other divisions. The nation may be divided into states or provinces. People within nations are also divided into many tribes and people groups. Many people of our divided world have never heard the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. They do not know about the one true God.  They do not have God's written Word in their own language.

Lesson 7 video  7

Homework Tutorial 3min video

 

Complete Homework Lessons 4-7

Complete  Hmwk Lesson #7 by 7:30am

Teach: Lesson # 7  New England Colonies 

Watch "The Patriot" Legislature 6 min video

Thursday

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

Teach:  Lesson # 7  New England Colonies 

Start God in America
 "Puritans" 20min video go up to 12:30

Friday

Explain the signifcance of the cash crop tobacco.

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:

Pop Quiz New England Colonies

Watch Revolution Boston, Declaration, Crisis videos

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

 
 

Week #4

Monday

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

Complete Geography map

13 Original Colonies
                                     
Finish God in America
 "Puritans" 20min video

Week # 4

Weekly Syllabus Wk 4

 

 

Objectives:  Students will learn about Colonial Daily Life

Tuesday

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


Give quiz over Lessons # 6 & 7

 

Teach: Lesson # 8  Middle and Southern Colonies

Wednesday

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.

Lesson 8 video  8

Teach: Lesson # 8  Middle and Southern Colonies

Complete Hmwk Lesson #8-10 before 7:30 am

Homework Tutorial 3min video


Thursday

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

Teach:  Lesson # 9  Rhythms of Life

Friday

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)

Lesson 10 video  10

Pop quiz over Rhythms of Life and European Immigrants map.

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

Watch Cotton Gin 8 min video

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

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

 
 

Week #5

Monday

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

 

Get History spiral together for turn in.

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

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

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.


Turn in your Class notes for a test grade.Lessons #1 America Before the Modern Age, through #10 Colonial Culture.

Take the quiz over Lessons #8-10

Watch Alexander Hamilton 25 min video

Wednesday

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


Teach: Lesson # 11 Denominational Beginnings in America

Complete Hmwk Lesson #11-12  due Wed morning by 7:30am

Homework Tutorial 3min video

Thursday

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

Pop Quiz Denominational Beginnings               
                                               
Teach: Lesson # 12  Great Awakening 

Watch God in America Great Awakening 22 min video.
Friday

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

Finish Lesson #12  Great Awakening lesson.

Watch God in America Great Awakening 22 min video.

Teach Lesson #13  French Frontier Feuds

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


 
 

Week #6

Monday

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

Watch Washington the Warrior 86min video

Week # 6

Weekly Syllabus Wk 6

Objective:

Students will learn about the begining of the Revolutionary War

 

Tuesday

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)

Give quiz over Lessons #11-13

Watch Washington and Battle of Fort Duquesne 15 min video

Wednesday

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 #14  French & Indian War

 

Complete Hmwk Lesson #13-15 by Wed morning 7:30am

Homework Tutorial 3min video


Thursday

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

Teach Lesson # 15  Post French & Indian War America

Watch Ft. Niagara 24min video

Friday

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.*

Staff Advance

No School

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

 
 

Week #7

Monday

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.

Lesson 16 video  16

 

Finish  Lesson #16     The Growing Rift

 

Week # 7

Weekly Syllabus Wk 7

Objective:

Students will learn Revolutionary War Battles

 

Tuesday

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

Give quiz over  Lessons #14-16  and map of post French and Indian War    

Teach   Lesson #17  The Eve of  Revolutionary War

Geography day:  Complete Geography project   p 53

Wednesday

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 #18  Declaring Independence

Watch Super Bowl Declaration 4 min video

 Complete Hmwk  Lesson #17-20 due 7:30 am

Homework Tutorial 3min video

Thursday

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


Teach   Lesson #19 Early Campaigns

Watch Why was America Ripe for Revolution? 4 min video

Friday

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 #20  War in the South

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

 
 

Week #8

Monday

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

 

Finish Lesson  #20  War in the South

Week # 8

Weekly Syllabus Wk 8

Objective:

Students will learn The Critical Period and the Constitution

 

Tuesday

 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.

Turn in Class notes for test grade.Lessons #11-20 Denominational Beginnings in America through War in the South

Give  Quiz  over Lessons # 17-20

  

Wednesday

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

 Teach Lesson   #21 Government by Confederation

Complete Hmwk Lesson #21-23 due Wed before 7:30 am.

Homework Tutorial 3min video


Thursday

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 22 video  22


Teach    Lesson    #22   A New Charter
Friday

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.

Lesson 23 video  23



Teach Lesson #23    The Struggle for Ratification


How do I study for History Exams?
9wk exam tutorial 1st qt 4min video

    Review for  1st  qt  exam

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

 
 

Week #9

Monday

 Identify the major issues in Launching the New Government

Understands the Bill of Rights and various challenges to it (e.g., arguments by Federalists and Anti-Federalists over the need for a Bill of Rights, the Alien and Sedition Acts, recent court cases involving the Bill of Rights)

Biblical Worldview:

Every believer will sometime face a "Haran". This is the place of comfort where you have the option to settle in ease or obey God and forge ahead to participate in His plan. Abraham moved on from the line at Haran. Once he crossed it, he never looked back.

 

 

Watch America the story of us Daniel Boone video


 

Week # 9

Weekly Syllabus Wk 9

Objective:

Students will learn  the Jefferson Presidency

Tuesday

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:

To the world, Israel is an insignificant people. But the Biblical view of Israel is quite different. It is the nation through which  God works to reveal His plan for the world.

Lesson 24 video  24


Give quiz over Lesson 21-23

 

Teach:
Lesson #24  Launching the New Government


Wednesday

1st  Quarter  Exam Today   over Chapters 1-7  
  You can not use your class notes for the  1st  Quarter exam.

Biblical Worldview:

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

Lesson 25 video  25

Teach : Lesson #25      Emerging Political Parties

Complete Hmwk Lesson #24-26  Due by 7:30 am

Homework Tutorial 3min video



Thursday

SAT 10  7.3 Political Science  7.3a Demonstrate an understanding of government and society and the values and principles of democratic citizenship.  Analyze the difference between the Emerging Political Parties.

Biblical Worldview:

The Old Testament books of history record the experiences of Israel as they served in this capacity. When Israel was obedient to God, she was delivered from the hand of enemies. This served as a witness to the saving power of God. (See Psalms 66:1-7; Isaiah 52:10).

Lesson 26 video  26


Teach: Lesson #26    The Election of 1800


Friday

Discuss how the Election of 1800 is seen historically as the Revolution of 1800

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)


Bibilcal Worldview:

When Israel was disobedient to God, the judgments He sent were also a witness to His reality (Psalms 145:17). Whether God dealt with Israel in love or judgment, He continued to reveal Himself through them to the nations of the world.

Finish Lesson #26 then hand out worksheet  Election of 1800
Watch America the Story of Us Lewis and Clark 3 min video

Watch Newt Gingrich's
Rediscovering God in America Part 2   1   2   3

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