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Honors U.S. History Assignment List (current through 10/25)

1 Course Description

2 Additional Guidelines for Success

3 Lesson Plan (L.P.) Sept. 7-10

4 "Why U.S. History?" paragraph

5 Assignment Category… (grading rubric for paragraph)

6 "My Generation" paragraph

7 Paragraphs (conformity and deviance)

8 L.P. Sept. 13-17

9 Viewing Guide (V.G.) - "My Generation"

10 Handout: "How the Historian classifies information"

11 Handout: "How the Historian inquires into the past."

12 Classification schemes (response to #10)

13 Historical Investigation Questions (response to #11)

14 Handout: "How the Historian uses hypotheses"

15 The Riddle of the Kensington Stone (response to #14)

16 The Law of the Jungle (three-part response)

17 Friendship Interviews

18 Handout: "The Stone Is a Fraud"

19 Paragraph: Is The Kensington Stone Authentic?

20 L.P. Sept. 20-24

21 Handout: Hammurabi's Code

22 Handout: Some Comments on History

23 Handout: "What Is History?"

24 "What Is History?" (three-part response to #23)

25 Paragraphs: Response to Course Description and Expectations (and parent/guardian-signed letter)

26 History of Guthrie’s Life

27 History Day Topic Search #1

28 History Day Topic Search #2

29 Constitution Packet

30 L.P. Sept. 27 – Oct.1

31 History Day Packet

32 History Day Topic Search #3

33 SW Library Research Assignment

34 L.P. Oct.4–7

35 Handout: What the Constitution Isn’t

36 Response: American Voices pp.109-110

37 List of Questions for 18th-Century Visitor

38 Outlining Practice: Textbook Chapter Outline

39 History Day Handbook: pp.32-33 (MLA bibliographic practice)

  1. Signed Progress Report
  2. L.P. Oct. 11-15
  3. Constitution Sentence Outline Draft
  4. History Day Topic Review #1
  5. Handout: U.S. Constitution Fundamentals
  6. Legislative Branch Article Assignment
  7. Viewing Guide: The Judicial Branch
  8. Executive Branch Article Assignment