• Civil War Powerpoint Project:

    *Your project must depict the Civil War Theme assigned to you in class. You may trade topics with another student in the class if you wish. IF YOU WISH TO DO YOUR project ON AN ALTERNATE TOPIC, IT MUST BE APPROVED BY ME.

    Your slides must be accompanied by appropriate text explaining your topic. Someone should be able to learn about the topic from just reading and looking at the slides. (you must state “who, what, where, when, and how” when appropriate.)

        1. You will be expected to orally present  your project to the class. You must have a good understanding of the topic to do so. Your presentation should be between 3 and 4 minutes.
        2. You will need at least 20 slides  - pictures or text or both
        3. project will be graded on effort, originality, clarity, and accurate historical content.
        4. All information must be source cited on the last slide                  HISTORICAL CONTENT     5 POINTS – Was all the necessary information covered accurately and thoroughly?ORAL PRESENTATION       2 POINTS – Did the presentation indicate familiarity with the subject? Was it just read from slide to slide? Were there mispronunciations of key terms or names?   EFFORT 2 POINTS – Was the presentation accurate and neat? Were the slides and material thoughtfully and accurately arranged?Proofreading -1 Point Were there errors in spelling, syntax, structure, etc?

    TRAIL OF TEARS:

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

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Removal_Act

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trail_of_Tears

    Trail of Tears PICTURE PROMPT

    Image result for trail of tears painting

    Create a 5 paragraph picture prompt essay on the painting. Use your knowledge  and research to fill in facts about the Trail of Tears and the Indian Removal Act. Be sure your essay is in the first person  and includes dialog, and that each paragraph meets the 5 sentence minimum.

    Grading Rubric

    10 points – Did you write a 5 paragraph essay?

    10 points – Is there an interesting introduction?

    10 points – Is there a thoughtful closing?

    20 points – Is there sufficient historical content?

    10 points – Did you write about what happened before the actual picture you saw(the past)?

    10 points – Did you write about what is happening now(the present)?

    10 points – Did you write about what will happen next (the future)?

    10 points – Did you develop your ideas with elaboration and detail?

    5 points – Did you use dialogue?

    5 points – Are there mistakes in spelling and grammar?

    You should include the following terms in your essay:

    Andrew Jackson

    Cherokee OR Choctaw OR Creek OR Chickasaw OR Seminole (These are the Indian tribes involved)

    Indian Territories

    Worcester v. Georgia

    John Marshall


     Western Frontier Project:

    Western Frontier Slide  Project

     

        1. Your project must depict the  Theme assigned to you in class. You may trade topics with another student in the class if you wish. IF YOU WISH TO DO YOUR project ON AN ALTERNATE TOPIC, IT MUST BE APPROVED BY ME.
        2. Your slides must be accompanied by appropriate text explaining your topic. Someone should be able to learn about the topic from just reading and looking at the slides. (you must state “who, what, where, when, and how” when appropriate.)
        3. You will be expected to orally present  your project to the class. You must have a good understanding of the topic to do so. Your presentation should be between 3 and 4 minutes.
        4. You will need at least 20 slides  - pictures or text or both
        5. project will be graded on effort, originality, clarity, and accurate historical content.
        6. All information must be source cited on the last slide                  HISTORICAL CONTENT     5 POINTS – Was all the necessary information covered accurately and thoroughly?ORAL PRESENTATION       2 POINTS – Did the presentation indicate familiarity with the subject? Was it just read from slide to slide? Were there mispronunciations of key terms or names?   EFFORT 2 POINTS – Was the presentation accurate and neat? Were the slides and material thoughtfully and accurately arranged?PROOFREADING 1/2 POINT -  Were there errors in spelling, syntax, structure, etc? 

     


    THE CLOSING OF THE WESTERN FRONTIER PROJECT TOPICS

    The Sand Creek Massacre (1864)

    Battle of Wounded Knee (1890)

    Dakota War of 1862

    Red River Wars

    Geronimo

    Crazy Horse

    Sitting Bull

    Chief Joseph

    Cochise

    Red Cloud

    Quanah Parker

    The Life of a Native American woman

    Plains Indians Diet

    Plains Indians Medicine

    Plains Indian Clothing and Housing

    The Buffalo Soldiers

    Native Americans (Sioux)

    Native Americans (Apache)

    Native Americans (Navajo)

    Native Americans (Commanche)

    Native Americans (Nez Perce)

    Animals of the Great Plains

    A Settlers Life on the Great Plains

    Battle of Little Big Horn

    The Homestead Act & The Dawes Act

    Transcontinental Railroads

    Modern Indian Reservation Life

    Famous modern Day Native Americans

    10 Greatest Western Movies