Social Studies Class
Core Extension Class
Continue to work on your research. When you have completed your note taking, write a summary of your findings. You should write in a way that proves your knowledge of your topic and your knowledge of proper writing style (grammar, spelling, paragraphs, explanation, etc.). Make an effort to cite your sources. Prove you know what you know.
Go to your google drive and click "Shared with me". Find the folder with your name and move it to your drive.
Place the research assignment in this folder for your teachers to see.
3-6 pages, double spaced, Times New Roman 12 font
Assignment #1

Write a response to the following (place in the folder I have shared with you on Google): You are having a dinner party. What 4 guests would you invite? Why would you invite them? Guests can be living or dead, famous or not.
1.Watch the Brainpop.com video on outlines.
Username: weberms
Password: weberms
2. Continue to work on your research. The goal is to have your research completed by Monday
so that you are able to begin your rough draft next week.
3. Create a google document for your rough draft. Place it in the shared folder.
Even if you are not prepared to write anything yet, place a page with a heading in the file to acknowledge the assignment.
Assignment #2
Basic Social Studies Stuff Everyone Should Know
Answer the questions on the handout. Place your answers in the shared folder.
If you haven't already, complete the first assignment.
1.Watch the Brainpop.com video on plagiarism.
Username: weberms
Password: weberms
2. Continue to work on your research. The goal is to have your research completed by Monday
so that you are able to begin your rough draft next week.
In the shared folder post 1-2 sentences at the top of the page indicating if you finished your research or if you have nearly finished your research.
Assignment #3 (3/23/20)

Read any book for pleasure. There is no writing assignment attached to this.
Just read! My children are assigned 15 minutes of reading so we're going to do 16 minutes!
3/23/20

This week you should work on the rough draft of your research paper.
You should write in a way that proves your knowledge of your topic and your knowledge of proper writing style (grammar, spelling, paragraphs, explanation, etc.). Make an effort to cite your sources. Prove you know what you know.
Go to your google drive and click "Shared with me". Find the folder with your name and move it to your drive.
Place the research assignment in this folder for your teachers to see.
3-6 pages, double spaced, Times New Roman 12 font.
The paper will not be due until after next week but we will begin new assignments next week.
Assignment #4 (3/25/20)

Baseball Quiz

This week was supposed to be the beginning of the baseball season.
Each of these clues is a hint to the name of a Major League Baseball team.
Copy the document, place your answers on the handout once you put it in the shared folder.
Let's see who gets the most correct. I will post the person with the most correct answers here Friday morning.

Winner: Peter C. and Ryan S.

3/30/20
1.

Political Parties Lesson

**Lessons can also be found in a shared folder in your Google Drive called "DowlingNotes".
They can be found in the "Shared with Me" section of your Drive.**
2.

Political Parties Check Up


3. Continue to work on your research paper. The final paper is due 4/6/20.
Check the file name to Final once you are finished.
Assignment #5 (3/30/20)

Baseball Quiz Answer Key
Watch video below and reflect.
3/31/20

1. If you haven't already, complete the assignment from 3/30
2. Continue to work on the research paper (due 4/6).
Assignment #6
4/1/20

Write a response to the following (place in the folder I have shared with you on Google): Describe a perfect day. Discuss everything you have to do/want to do.
Use complete sentences, paragraphs, proper writing style etc.
4/1/20

Read and study Chapter 9 Lesson 3 beginning with "John Adams as President"

Work on the Follow the Leader Crossword (answer key below)

Crossword Answer Key

Your research paper is due 4/6.
Assignment #7
(4/3/20)

Carrot, Egg or Coffee Bean?

A shared folder has been created for today's short assignment.
Write your response on the document in the folder.
Be respectful of other students' comments.

How many teachers can you name in this video?


PWTA We Miss You! Video

4/2/20

The XYZ Affair Lesson


**If the link does not work, please go to the DowlingNotes shared folder in your Google Drive

Complete Check Up #4

Assignment #8 (4/7/20)

Read any book for pleasure. There is no writing assignment attached to this.
Just read! You should read for 20 minutes today.
4/3/20

Chapter 9 Review sheet (Word Document)
Chapter 9 Review Sheet (Google Doc)

Complete the Chapter 9 Practice Quiz

Second Practice Test

Chapter 9 Practice Test answer key

Assignment #9 (4/9/20)

2 videos
Jigsaw Puzzles

If you have one at home, work on a jigsaw puzzle. If/when you complete it, send a picture.
Please note, a new lesson will be posted tomorrow.

How to Share Documents With Mr. Dowling


1. Log in to Google using your school username and password.
2. Click on the waffle at the top right of your screen.
3. Go to your Drive.
4. Click on "Shared with Me". In the Shared with Me Section there is a folder that has your name on it. It is in this folder that you should put all Social Studies assignments.
I recommend that you click and drag the folder from "Shared with Me" to "My Drive" so it is easier to find.
5. When creating a document for Social Studies, open the folder first. Then create the new document.
Any document that is created in the folder would automatically be shared with me.
If you create it separately, click the document and drag it into the folder to share it.
6. Assignments that are not in the folder will not be graded.
Assignment #10 (4/10/20)
Watch the lesson below and read the article within the presentation.


1. Watch the video posted above. Remember if the video doesn't work, go to the DowlingNotes shared folder in your Google Drive and click on the Marbury v. Madison video.

2. Read Chapter 10 Lesson 2 up to "Pike's Expedition"
Write 5 facts about the Louisiana Purchase using complete sentences.
This assignment must be completed by Wednesday evening and posted in the shared folder.
See directions above for adding documents to a shared folder.

Assignment #11 (4/14/20)
This assignment is due 4/15/20.


Create a top 10 list. It can be a top ten list of anything.
Post in the shared folder with your name on it by the due date.
Here is an example

Top 10 Desserts

1. Cherry Pie
2. Apple Pie
3. Blueberry Pie
4. Vanilla ice cream
5. Strawberry ice cream
6. Chocolate chip cookies
7. Chocolate covered pretzels
8. Cake
9. Jello
10. Oatmeal raisin cookies

4/8/20


1. Complete The Power of the Court Check Up



2. If you haven't already, complete the Louisiana Purchase reading (Chapter 10 Lesson 2) and
write 5 facts about the purchase using complete sentences.
Assignment must be placed in the shared folder (See directions above) by Wednesday evening

3. Be on the lookout for a lesson tomorrow.

Assignment #12 (4/16/20)
Due 4/16/20
Three Riddles (Answers posted tomorrow)

4/9/20
Louisiana Purchase
Louisiana Purchase Unboxing Video
Flip Code=128696e5

Assignment #13 (4/17/20)
Due 4/20/20

1.



2. Answers to yesterday's riddles:
#1-Keyboard
#2-2 cakes
# 3-Helen was 21 years old.

4/13/20
(Due 4/13/20)

Read Chapter 10 Lesson 3 beginning with "Violating Neutral Rights" and ending at "The Election of 1808"

Assignment #14 (4/21/20)


Read any book for pleasure. There is no writing assignment attached to this.
Just read! You should read for 20 minutes today.

4/14/20
(Due 4/14/20)
1. Watch the Causes of the War of 1812 Lesson


2. Complete the Crossword Puzzle
Answer key will be posted tomorrow.

Assignment #15 (4/23/20)

Read "Turning Turtle Exceprt"
The excerpt begins with the bold words "Turning Turtle and ends at the bottom of the first column on the 2nd page



2. Watch the Liberty Kids video "The Turtle"


4/15/20
(Due 4/15/20)

1. Create a response on flip grid to the Hamilton, Jefferson, Washington question.
If you prefer, you can send me an email (ddowling@portnet.org) with the paragraph you have written to respond to the question.

Code=d93bd98b

2. Causes of the War of 1812 Crossword Answer Key

3. Optional Twitter Chat 10-10:30 AM
@mrdowling24
#dowlingdiscussion

Assignment #16 (4/24/20)

4/16/20
(Due 4/16/20)


Complete War of 1812 Fill in the Blanks Assignment

Assignment #17 (4/28/20)
Write a short story using one of the following titles:
a. House of Cards
b. The Poor Sport
c. Drama at the Dance
d. Election Night, 2044
e. The Getaway
Your story should be at least one page.
Share in the shared folder by Wednesday evening.

4/17/20
(Due 4/17/20)
1. Watch today's lesson and check your answers to yesterday's fill in the blanks assignment


2. Work on the Chapter 10 Practice Test

3. Chapter 10 Review Sheet

Assignment #18 (4/30/20)
Edit/make corrections to the short story you started earlier this week.
Your story should be at least one page.
Share in the shared folder by Thursday evening.

4/20/20
(Due 4/20/20)
1. Complete entire Chapter 10 Practice Test #2 (answer key below)

2. Chapter 10 Practice Test answer key

3. Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grade Review Questions

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4/21/20
(Due 4/21/20)


1.

2. Study for tomorrow's graded assignment using Studystack.com
Search: mrdowling24
Click on Age of Jefferson
Study 15 (or more) minutes.

4/22/20
(Due 4/22/20)
Age of Jefferson Graded Assignment

4/23/20
(Due 4/23/20)


1. Watch Cotton Gin Lesson


2. Watch Cotton Gin Video (Many Rivers to Cross)

3. Complete the Cotton Boom Check Up

4/24/20
(Due 4/27/20)

1. Watch the brief lesson on The Erie Canal


2. Watch the Erie Canal video from New York: A Documentary Film
Begin at 1:33:30. End at 1:43:45


3. While you are watching answer the questions on this handout (make a copy so you can type right on the document) using complete sentences. The Canal Boom
Once completed, put the assignment in your shared folder. Directions on how to do that are at the bottom of the handout.

4/28/20
(Due 4/28/20)

1. Watch Sectionalism Lesson


2. Complete the Growth, Expansion, Sectional Differences Crossword Puzzle
Answer key will be posted tomorrow for you to review your answers.

4/29/20
(Due 4/29/20)

1. Read Chapter 12 Lesson 2
If you're not reading about Andrew Jackson, The Trail of Teals, Indian Removal, Seminole Wars etc., you're doing the wrong reading.

2. Growth, Expansion, Sectional Differences Answer Key

4/30/20
(Due 4/30/20)


1. Monroe Doctrine/Tariff of Abominations Lesson


2. Write a 100 word summary of the Monroe Doctrine. Be sure to place your work in the shared folder.

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