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- - Lesson Plans - -
Including a Supply & Demand suggested activity
- - Objectives - -
Objectives posters are available to simply print and post in the classroom, so that when an administrator walks into your room they know what you are focused on for any given day during your unit on the War of 1812.
Objectives are listed, and explained how they fit into the War of 1812.
TEKS objectives are listed (for those in Texas)
- - Word Wall - -
A table of word wall words are available to print and cut apart so you can post them on your word wall. There is no guess work. The vocabulary has already been determined.
- - Bell Ringers -- -
Use these either at the beginning or end of class, to activate knowledge and focus or to assess knowledge of material covered. These are set up so that you can project them onto a wall or white board, or you can print them to hand out to groups or individuals
- - Anchor Charts - -
These cover both the causes and effects of the War of 1812, and include visuals to help anchor each main idea.
- - Interactive Time Line - -
It includes horizontal strips with dates, and vertical strips with events. Color pictures are included at the bottom of each event strip, but if you cannot print color you can choose the gray scale option when choosing print settings. This set up makes the time line more interactive for the kinesthetic learner. If you simply want the time line, the finished time line is also included.
- -Star-Spangled Banner - -
Anticipatory Set where students predict by using prior knowledge and experience
Context Clues activity
Information cards with questions and answer keys on The Star-Spangled Banner, Francis Scott Key, Fort McHenry, and the Fort McHenry flag
Break it down activity, where students break down parts of the Anthem and put it in their own words and experiences
Persuasive Writing - - pre-writing activities, arguing for or against respecting the National Anthem.
- - Causes of the War of 1812 - -
Information card, information card reading activity, Cause/effect graphic organizer,
- - Presidents of the War of 1812 - -
Information Cards on Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, graphic organizer to compare the 2 men's approaches to the War of 1812
- - Trade Disruption & The American Landscape of the War of 1812 - -
Information card on Eli Whitney and the cotton gin
Graphic Organizer to see relationship between trade disruption, invention, economic survival, and the American landscape during the period of 1812
Map activity comparing the 13 colonies to the map of the U.S. during the War of 1812
Information card on the Louisiana Purchase, with questions and answer key
Map Activity with rubric requiring students to identify the Louisiana Purchase, cotton plantations, cotton mills, and what the U.S. looked like prior to the Louisiana Purchase
Information cards on the Battle of Tippecanoe, War Hawks, the Federalists political party, Battle of Fort Mackinac, Fort Dearborn Massacre, USS Constitution/Old Ironsides, Dolley Madison, the Battle of Plattsburgh, the Battle of Fort McHenry, the Battle of New Orleans, Free Enterprise, Supply & Demand, Supply & Demand During the War of 1812
Graphic organizer showing how free enterprise works, and its benefits
Graphic organizer showing examples and non-examples of free enterprise
Graphic organizer analyzing supply and demand
--Technological Advances of the War of 1812 - -
Graphic organizer to analyze advances and benefits
--Effects of the War of 1812 - -
Graphic organizer showing effects and importance of effects
-- 25 Item, multiple choice test--