Week 22 Jan. 23-27

Learning objectives for the week:
*I can summarize why the United States was viewed as the land of opportunity by immigrants versus a growing sense of protectionism and nativism by American citizens.  
*I can analyze the appeal of the Great Plains to settlers and immigrants, including geographical factors, railroads, homesteading rights, and the absence of American Indians.
*I can write a short piece with concrete words, phrases, and sensory details of the life on the Great Plains from the viewpoint of a particular immigrant or migrant group. 
*I can describe the role of Buffalo Soldiers in settling the West, including Tennessee native George Jordan.
 
Book orders due Tuesday 1/24
Technology Project Slips due Friday 1/27
Kindness Week!  See handout for dress up day schedule.