Growth of the Republic: People & Slavery {TN 4th Grade SS}

Growth of the Republic: People & Slavery {TN 4th Grade SS}
Growth of the Republic: People & Slavery {TN 4th Grade SS}
Growth of the Republic: People & Slavery {TN 4th Grade SS}
Growth of the Republic: People & Slavery {TN 4th Grade SS}
Growth of the Republic: People & Slavery {TN 4th Grade SS}
Growth of the Republic: People & Slavery {TN 4th Grade SS}
Growth of the Republic: People & Slavery {TN 4th Grade SS}
Growth of the Republic: People & Slavery {TN 4th Grade SS}
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Slavery. Presidents didn't want to make decisions, and Congress tried to keep a balance. The south was thriving on the backs of slaves, while the north saw this tragedy going against the Bill of Rights, that all men are created equal.
New states entering the Union caused compromises to be made, where no one was happy with the outcome. Broken compromises threatened to change the way of life in the United States. Could this new nation come together in the Union? Or, would slavery rip the United States into two? How could either side win, when they were both already losing?

This unit is the tenth and final unit in the History of America series. This bundle is packed full of reading passages with my signature text-evidence based questions, interactive notebook pieces, QR codes, crafting projects, and writing pieces!

"We need to learn from history, or we are doomed to repeat it."

This set is vital for any teacher trying to use their valuable time more efficiently.

All you have to do is pick your standard, print the pages you need for it, and add it to your own lesson plan! This set will save you HOURS of work (I know because this set took me over 165hours to create;). It is also more relevant than most textbooks for social studies. How do I know? I used to teach these standards from a textbook ... hence my creating these units. What makes this set even better is that you can use it in your reading block and apply reading standards!

p.2-6 – Thanks, Preview, & Contents
p.7 - Social Studies Standards List
p.8-23 – Vocabulary Strips and Definition Strips (32 words and 32 definitions)
p.24-29 – 22 Timeline Cards (color & b/w)
p.30-41 – Standards on Display Visuals (color & b/w)
P.42 – Francis Wright Reading Comprehension Passage
p.43 – Francis Wright Flip Book (Interactive Notebook Piece)
P.44 – Free Hill Reading Comprehension Passage
p.45 – Virginia Hill Flip Book (Interactive Notebook Piece)
p.46 – Compare & Contrast Francis and Virginia (Interactive Notebook Piece)
p.47 – Elihu Embree Reading Comprehension Passage
p.48 – Elihu Embree Flip Book (Interactive Notebook Piece)
p.49-50 – The Power of One Brochure
p.51 – Slavery in America Reading Comprehension Passage
P.52 – Slave Life Reading Comprehension Passage
p.53-62 – Slave Life/History Visuals (color and b/w)
p63 – James K. Polk Reading Comprehension Passage
p.64-65 – James K. Polk Research and Writing Piece
p.66 – James K. Polk Pieces for Writing Display
p.67-72 – James K. Polk Project/Presentation
p.73 – Dorothea Dix Reading Comprehension Passage
p.74 – Sequence Spinner - Dorothea Dix (Interactive Notebook Piece)
p.75 – Horace Mann Reading Comprehension Passage
p.76-77 – Horace Mann Staggered Book (Interactive Notebook Piece)
p.78 – Rebellion and Nat Turner Reading Comprehension Passage
p.79 – Sequence Spinner – Nat Turner (Interactive Notebook Piece)
p.80 – Fred & Will Reading Comprehension Passage
p.81-82 – QR Research Petal Book & Writing Page (Interactive Notebook Piece)
p.83 – Frederick Douglass Pieces for Writing Display
p.84 – The Compromise of 1850 Reading Comprehension Passage
p.85-88 – Missouri Compromise Images and Explanation (color & b/w)
p.89 – Compromise is Broken Reading Comprehension Passage.
p.90 – Compare/Contrast Compromise of 1850 and the Kansas & Nebraska Act (Interactive Notebook Piece)
p.91 – Compromises and Acts Summary Matchbooks (Interactive Notebook Piece)
p92-93 – Region Puzzle (color & b/w)
p.94-95 – River Image (color & b/w)
p. 96-98 – Salt/Flour Dough Geographical Features Map with Labels Project (with QR Code Research)
p.99-100 – Water Color Regions and States Map Project (with QR Code Research)
p.101 – Research Interactive Notebook Piece – Territories, States, Rivers, Mountains, etc.
p.102 – Teacher QR Code List
p.103-114 – Student QR Code Cards (full color, partial color, printer friendly versions)
p.115 - Credit

✅4.60 Describe and explain the contributions of Virginia Hill and Free Hill, Tennessee, Frances Wright and Nashoba, and Elihu Embree and their efforts to abolish slavery in Tennessee.

✅4.61 Describe the characteristics of slave life on plantations across the South.

✅4.63 Conduct a short research project detailing the surprise nomination and election of James K. Polk and list his accomplishments in office including Texas statehood, territorial expansion, and one term promise.

✅4.65 Identify prominent people and reform movements in the United States during the mid-19th century, including:
►Dorothea Dix and her quest for prison reform and help for the mentally ill
►Horace Mann and public education
►Nat Turner and his resistance to enslavement
►Frederick Douglass & William Lloyd Garrison and the abolition of slavery

✅4.67 Explain the events, political debate, and outcome of the Compromise of 1850 and the Kansas and Nebraska Act. (H, P)

✅4.68 Create a visual display using multiple forms of media to name the states and territories that existed in 1850, their locations, and major geographical features, including mountain ranges, principal rivers, and dominant plant regions.

✅4.RL.KID.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly; refer to details and examples in a text when drawing inferences from the text.

✅4.RI.KID.2 Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize a text.

✅4.RI.KID.3 Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in a text.

✅4.RI.CS.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.

✅4.RL.CS.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that refer to significant characters and situations found in literature and history.

✅4.RI.CS.5 Describe the overall structure of events, ideas, and concepts of information in a text or part of a text.

✅4.RI.IKI.7 Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.

✅4.RI.RRTC.10 Read and comprehend stories and informational texts throughout the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding at the high end as needed.

✅4.SL.PKI.4 Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.

✅4.W.TTP.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information. a. Introduce a topic or text. b. Develop an opinion with reasons that are supported by facts and details. c. Create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer’s purpose. d. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented. e. Link opinion and reasons using words and phrases.

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