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United States History (Full Year) - Ongoing
Life in the Early American Colonies
In this 4-week course learners will explore the history of the first permanent European settlements in America through websites, videos and Google slides. #academic
US Grade 6 - 8
With a flipped classroom approach, this four week class will teach learners about the first permanent European colonies in America. Each week we will look at information about a specific colony prior to our time together. During our class time we will have a short review of highlights and important facts that stood out from the resources. Learners will then create 2-3 Google Slides highlighting information they learned about the colony of study. In order to learn from each other, time will...
Learners will read and analyze information on the first permanent European colonies in America. Learners will discuss colonial life by creating and presenting Google Slides about the people, work, challenges, and geography. Learners will compare and contrast different colonies in America. Learners will understand the hardships faced by early colonists and how this varied from colony to colony and person to person. Learners will comprehend the various reasons the European colonies were started. Learners will understand how Europeans impacted the Native American tribes who already occupied the land in America.
Bachelor's Degree in History Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education Master's Degree in Education Twelve years experience teaching Social Studies in a public school Teaching Certification in Social Studies grades 6-12 Course work in Gifted Education from UC Berkeley at Irvine Museum Studies courses from Johns Hopkins University Personal travel and study of places significant to the class
In order to prepare for the class, learners will have a website or two to explore in advance. During our class time together, learners will use the information from these resources to create 2-3 Google Slides with information they learned and to share with other learners.
Learners will need to access web links provided before each class. Paper and pencil may be helpful to record notes.
Learner progress and comprehension of material will be assessed through the information presented on Google Slides and discussion with other learners.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Time period content contains information on minority groups who were denied equal freedoms including Native American tribes, enslaved people and women.
The following websites and videos will be used in preparation for specific class topics: Week 1: Historic Jamestowne https://www.nps.gov/jame/index.htm Jamestowne Rediscovery https://historicjamestowne.org/ Week 2: Jamestown and Plymouth https://www.nps.gov/jame/learn/historyculture/jamestown-and-plymouth-compare-and-contrast.htm https://kids.britannica.com/kids/article/Plymouth-Colony/353643 Week 3: https://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/kingston/colonization.htm https://kids.kiddle.co/New_Amsterdam https://www.newnetherlandinstitute.org/education/for-students/fun-re/going-dutch-a-visit-to-new-netherland/chapter-1/ Week 4: http://www.pennsburymanor.org/history/william-penn-and-american-history/
Meet the teacher
Hello! My name is Mrs. Bausch and I've been teaching for twelve years. I'm offering classes about Early American history, geography, travel, hobbies like stamp collecting and beginner sports classes. I have a BA in Secondary Education and History...
$11weekly or $42 for 4 classes
1x per week, 4 weeks
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(9)
Completed by 23 learners
Live video meetings
1-6 learners per class