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Unit 1: Introduction
Lesson 1


L: Causes of Migration

Ex: Map Exercise

V: "Out of
Ireland"


Lesson 2
(S: BKI)

L: Irish History
D: Individual Project
Ex: Self-assessment
R: Reading #1
V: "Out of
Ireland"

Unit 2: Migration
Lesson 3
(S: Graphic Organizer)


L: Causes of Famine
D: Culpability


V: "Out of
Ireland"


Lesson 4
(S: Word Matching)

L: Migration to
Iowa

Ex: Vocabulary
R: Reading #2
V: "Out of
Ireland"

Unit 3: Discussion
Lesson 5

(S: DR-TA)


D: Other Migrants
Ex: Vocabulary
R: "The Proposal"
V: "Out of
Ireland"

Unit 4: Famine Ships
Lesson 6  

(S: Historical Journal)

L: Famine Ships

W: Historical Journal
R: "Lament"
V: "Out of
Ireland"


Lesson 7

(S: Study Guide)

L: Networks

W: Historical Journal
R: Reading #3
V: "Out of
Ireland"

Unit 5: American West
Lesson 8


L: Iowa in 1860
D: Ill-prepared Irish
W: Historical Journal

V: "Out of
Ireland"


Lesson 9

(S: QARS)

L: Nature of Farming

W: Historical Journal
R: Reading #4
V: "Out of
Ireland"

Unit 6: Discussion
Lesson 10

(S: Reflective Discussion)

D: American Dream
Ex: Vocabulary
W: Turn in Journal
R: "Historical Jottings"
Ex: Video Essay

Unit 7: Urbanization
Lesson 11

S: (Reciprocal Teaching)

L: Urban America

R: Reading #5
Individual Projects


Lesson 12


L:
River City , USA
D: Upward Mobility

Individual Projects

Unit 8: Melting Pot
Lesson 13
(S: KWL)

L: Americanization
D: Nativism
R: Reading #6
Individual Projects

Unit 9: Conclusion
Lesson 14



Ex: Essay

Individual Projects


Lesson 15


D: What I learned
Ex: Vocabulary
Ex: Exit Assessment
Individual Projects

 S=Teaching Strategy; L=Lecture; D=Discussion; Ex=Exercise; R= Reading ; W=Writing; V=Video