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 830 (Due Monday)
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