Homework Assignments 2019-2020
1. Read Newsletter
2. Bring in 3 artifacts that represent " Who you are" Due Monday September, 9th (Class 820 Due Tuesday September 10th).
3. A writing piece should accompany your artifacts explaining the who, what when and why (at least one page).
9/11/19 Please Define your vocabulary words by 9/15/19
Vocabulary Set #1
4. New Netherlands
5. New Amsterdam
7. Dutch West India Company
8. Lenni Lenape
9. Collect Pond
Write a response using whatever genre you like (using the 3 questions) to what you learned this week based on our class discussions/walking tour. Due Monday September, 16 (Class 820 Sept, 17).
Write a response using whatever genre you like (using the 3 questions) to what you learned this week based on our class discussions/walking tour. Due Monday September, 23 (Class 820 Sept, 24)
Vocabulary Set #2--- Please define the following words in your notebook.
5. Henry Rutgers
6. John Delancey
7. Nicholas Bayard
Write a response using whatever genre you like (using the 3 questions) to what you learned this week based on our class discussions/walking tour. Due Wednesday September 3rd,
Topics in your reflection include, street names, district names, & Catherine Street Walking Tour.
Due Monday October 7th (Class 820 Tuesday October 8th)
Write about the history & story about your first/last name and if you have a middle name & Nickname. Also include in your reflection your thoughts about gentrification based on video handout & Socratic seminar.
Vocabulary Set #3
1. push/pull factors
4. Ellis Island
5. Angel island
7. ethnography/ ethnographer
8. Industrial Revolution
9. steerage section
10. Chinese Exclusion Act
11. Gentleman's Agreement Act
12. nativism/ nativist
Reflection #5 Due Tuesday October 15th (class 800 Wednesday) If you are writing your response should be at least two pages long.
Explain the stations that you were at and the push/pull factors. Also, what struggles confronted immigrants as they settled in America.
Should we abolish the term "alien" when referring to immigrants? Explain your response.
Reflection # 6 Due Monday October 21, 2019 (class 820 due Tuesday)
Explain what the Industrial Revolution (from 1800 to 1900) was and how did this contribute to the growth of urban communities in the U.S.
2. Explain who was Andrew Carnegie and how did he contribute to American History.
Reflection#7-- Due Monday October 28th-- class 820 due Tuesday.
Explain what you learned & Connections that you can make from each station.
Write a reaction to the Socratic seminar & text on nativism.
Vocabulary Set #4
4. monopoly, monopolist
5. Robber Barrons
6. child labor
8. Erie Canal
10. social class
1st draft due- Monday November 4th
Remember to gather all evidence from your research before writing your informational text or narrative. Please ask yourself what is my central idea to my written piece.
Reflection for Class 810 (Due Monday 12/1/19
Topic—The Tenement Museum’s Food Walking Tour
Write about the different foods presented on the
tour and how each one reflects the Lower East Side.
Use examples from your experience.
What were you thinking when you tried some of the
food? Have you ever had the food before? How does
it compare to what you ate before? Which food did
you enjoy and least enjoy? Explain?
In your opinion how does food represent culture?
Did you enjoy the tour? Explain
Reflection #8 Due Monday November 25th
Your reflection should include the following topics
* Ellis & Angel Islands
* Statue of Liberty
* Emma Lazarus poem
Class 810- You should include Chancellors Visit
Vocabulary Set #5
1. Progressive Era
6. Jacob A. Riis
7. Sherman Anti-Trust Act
8. Theodore Roosevelt
9. Lilian Wald
10. Samuel Gompers
Reflection#9 (Due Monday December 9th, 2019)
Answer the following question based on the Stations you were at this week.
How did reformers contribute to the necessary changes in society due to the Industrial Revolution? (you must include at least one citation in your reflection).
Photo-essay first draft due Monday 1/6/20 Make sure you have evidence to provide that an interview has taken place.
Vocabulary Set #6 Please define the vocabulary words below.
1. Newspaper Row
2. Yellow Journalism
3. William R. Hearst
4. Joseph Pulitzer
5. Spanish American War
7. imperialism/ imperialist
8. Monroe Doctrine
9. Roosevelt Collary
10. USS Maine
Study all vocabulary and causes for The Spanish American War as well as maps.
In your notebook write a claim and 3 reasons why fake news is dangerous. Use your packet as research.
Vocabulary Set # 7
4. government regulation
5. media literacy
Writing Assignment Due Monday February 3rd, 2020 (class 820 due Tuesday)
Type up Fake News Essay and submit in folder of Google Classroom;
You must have the following in your essay:
* a clear claim
* 3 examples that support your claim
* a counter argument/rebuttal
* a conclusion
Vocabulary Set # 8 Please define in your notebook.
1. Triple Alliance
2. Central Powers
3. Archduke Franz Ferdinand
5. alliance, ally
7. trench warfare
9. military draft
10. The Balkans
Reflection # 11 Due Monday February 10th
Write a reaction t the Socratic Seminar Handout
Explain the similarities of Nationalism to certain biases in our society.
Vocabulary Set Number #9
1. Spheres of influence