Students will instantly be focused at the beginning of each class AND they will learn about North Carolina by completing the researched-based daily warm-ups. It's a fun way to really get to know our wonderful state.
Easy to use each day as you are delivering rich content in a focused manner.
Also known as bell-ringers, seat-warmers, & hooks. Here's just a sampling of topics:
Week #1: first people arrivals, Bering Strait, NC geographical location, climate, census, NC 3 flags, state bird
Week #2: Christopher Columbus, Giovanni daVerrazano, European exploration, NC 4 regions, state seal, state motto, Golden Age of Piracy
Week #3: Sir Walter Raleigh, NC natural resources, religion, 1st Amendment, state dog
Week #4: English Expeditions-Ralph Lane Colony, Mountain Region (economics, geography, etc.), state tree, naval stores
Week #5: The Lost Colony, John White, Piedmont Region (economics, geography, etc.) Lords Proprietors, Colony split, state shell
Week #6: indentured servants, 13th Amendment, Scots-Irish, Coastal Plain Region (economics, geography, etc.), Regulators, William Tryon, Battle of Alamance, state gemstone
Week #7: Josiah Martin, Continental Congress, Committees of Safety, Tories, Whigs, Tidewater Region (economics, geography, etc.), Meck/Dec, Halifax Resolves, Declaration of Independence, state flower
Week #8: American Revolution, Penelope Barker, Edenton Tea Party, weather patterns, Richard Caswell, Moore's Creek Bridge, patriots, loyalists, state insect
AND MUCH MORE! By using the warm-ups, it will your students a firm foundation of NC history and geography while at the same time following the U.S. history curriculum.
Each weekly warm-up covers North Carolina content under 4 categories: History, Geography, Government, and F.Y.I. over 4 days. On the fifth day is a warm-up quiz that covers the week’s content. At the end of each quarter, there is an exam.
In this package, it includes:
8 weeks of warm-ups with answer keys.
8 weeks of quizzes with answer keys.
Each weekly quiz contains two regular versions and two modified versions.
Each quiz contains a bonus question.
Quarter 1 Exam with answer keys.
Quarter 1 Exam contains two regular versions and two modified versions.
Teacher instructional plan and suggestions.
An “Index” to easily find topics.
“Cited Sources” Each warm-up has been thoroughly researched.
(More to come for 2nd Quarter.)
Easy to use starting on DAY 1!!