Adam Nance
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This is an examination of four of America's most prominent industrialists. This activity gives a short biography of four American industrialists (Rockefeller, Carnegie, Morgan, and Vanderbilt) and a graphic organizer. The graphic organizer asks
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This is a collection of documents inteneded to be used for a Document Based Question (DBQ). This DBQ is based on the question 'what caused the Civil War'? These documents include quotes, maps, and political cartoons.
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This is a chart that asks students to analyze Washington's Farewell Address. Students are asked to explain what Washington meant when he outlined his concerns for the future of the nation. Then students are asked to explain if the United States
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This activity requires students to analyze some of the factors that formed Adolf Hitler into the brutal person that he was. Just as seen on some of their favorite television shows, students are asked to examine the information that they are
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This is a portion of the abolitionist book 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'. I have my students read this excerpt and then continue the story as if they were Harriet Beecher Stowe.
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This is an activity that simulates a trial between newly freed ex-slaves and land owning southerners. Both sides have to pick one of the plans for Reconstruction (Pres. Johnson and the Radical Republicans) and prove that it would be the best plan
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This is a Power Point presentation that outlines in the American Industrial Revolution. It includes a description of industrialization, the harnessing of natural resources, the discussion of Robber Barons vs. Captains of Industry, etc.
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This is a rubric designed to be applied to any Document Based Question (DBQ). It is a 0-9 scale for a five paragraph essay and a score for mechanics in writing as well.
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This is a practice ACT reading and practice questions for students preparing to take the ACT. The reading section of the ACT is mimicked with this activity.
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This is a quick reading describing some key events in American imperialism, including the acquisition of the Hawaiian islands and the Panama canal.
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This is a primary document from Alabama. This was a test used in the early 1900's to keep African Americans from voting. The state would issue this test to see if African Americans could read, however, this test is impossible to pass. I let my
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This activity gives students a brief background reading on Andrew Jackson that extolls his good qualities and bad qualities. It also provides a chart for students to outline these qualities.
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This is a number of questions centered around Social Darwinism that challenges students to think abstractly.
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This is a quick explanation and examples of 'The Liberator' and 'The North Star'. These two Abolitionists newspapers were written very differently. Guided with these explanations, students are asked to write their own Abolitionist newpaper as if
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This is a Document Based Question essay based on industrialization, immigration and closing of the frontier. It includes an essay question and documents to support one's thesis.
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Questions centered around the differences between the New Jersey Plan and Virginia Plan.
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A brief explanation as to what took place during The Whiskey Rebellion and discussion questions.
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This is a basic lecture outline for the Civil War. It guides through the beginning of the war at Ft Sumter, several battles, and finally ending with Appomattox Court House.
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This is a graphic organizer to help outline the main causes of the Civil War.
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This is a collection of documents and a prompt centered around the 1920's and 1930's
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Classes taught: U.S. History, American Government and Politics, Honors U.S. History, AP U.S. Government and Politics - Teacher at Eaglecrest High School – one of Newsweek’s 1000 Best High Schools in America - Ranked #824 and among the top 5% of high schools in America - Promoted to Advanced Placement (AP) U.S. Government and Politics - Leader of the Government Professional Learning Team (PLT) as a second year teacher - Student teacher at Cherry Creek High School – Ranked as #310 High School in America in 2007 - Studied under Karen Waples: Academic Advisory Committee for the Social Studies, member and Presenter for College Board AP U.S. Government and Politics and AP Comparative Government teacher training

MY TEACHING STYLE

Numerous styles including: lecture, group work, partner projects, simulations, individual achievment, etc.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

-Canned Raptor Award for Excellence at Eaglecrest High School -The Importance of Social Studies M.Ed. Thesis, May 2011 - Dean's List at Colorado State University: Fall 2000, Spring 2001, Fall 2001, Spring 2002, Fall 2002 and Fall 2003 - Vice President Colorado State University Rugby Club: Fall 2003, Spring 2004 and Fall 2004 - Team Captain Colorado State University Rugby Club: Spring 2004 and Fall 2004 - Western Collegiate Rugby All-Star Team: 2001-2004 - Team Captain Queen City Rugby Club: 2007

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

REGIS UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES Master's of Education in Secondary Education, Concentration: Social Studies Cumulative GPA: 3.4/4.0 COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY Bachelor of Arts Major: History; Cumulative GPA: 3.6/4.0

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