American History II Standard--Spring 2016

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Assignment 1 --FAMILY TREE
      example: https://prezi.com/clyyfm49oqzt/jennie-van-der-helm/

          Family Tree--Use the following template to complete this activity using Prezi.

                   https://prezi.com/ge0dlpgrqva5/edit/#0_24309637

       We will work on this during class time, but it would be good if yougathered your information from your parents and put it on a thumbdrive. 
          1.  Add pictures of the individuals in you family tree.
          2.  Include born, death (if it has occurred) and married day/month/ year
          3.  For each month and year look of events that happened in the United States.
              a.  google "US historical events in (Month,year)
          4.  Copy and paste the items into a new bracket. 
          5.  Add arrows to show which date you are working with (see example)
          6.  Continue for each person's date including your own.
          7.  It should look like the example (keep in mind the example has not been completed)

Assignment 2
      Read Struggling Upward by Horatio Alger
                 Day 1 Read Chapters 1-10
                           Write a brief summary for each chapter.

                 Day 2 Read Chapters 11- 20
                            Write a brief summary for each chapter.

                 Day 3 Read Chapters 21 - 30
                            Write a brief summary for each chapter.

                 Day 4 Read Chapters 31 - 40
                             Write a brief summary for each chapter.

              In class we will discuss the previous nights reading.

Grading Rubric
              Summaries (40)             80 points          
              Class Discussions           20 points

Book--Struggling Upward AH 2.docx

Assignment 3
            American Imperialism
        Complete the following assignment--Due Date April 5 by 11:59 PM
American Imperialism Research.docx


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