• Week of 3/23: All work should be completed by Friday, March 27. I will begin checking work on Saturday, March 28.

    Monday & Tuesday

    1. Welcome to our new unit on Hamilton: An American Musical. Read through the slideshow below to learn more about the unit objectives and today's objectives.

    Hamilton intro PPT

    2. Listen to the song and follow along with the lyrics. The links below will take you to a YouTube video that includes lyrics (and the names of the characters singing them) and to a copy of the lyrics.

    Alexander Hamilton (song 1)

    Alexander Hamilton (song lyrics)

    3. Find a biography of Alexander Hamilton's life online. Find out more about two of the facts of his life mentioned in the song "Alexander Hamilton." Post your facts in Microsoft Office 365's Yammer app under the approrpiate posted topic to share your research with the class. If you have not joined Yammer (we did last year at the beginning of the year), follow the directions in the doc below to join. Then I will invite you into our class group. Posting 2 facts that add to our understanding of Hamilton's life will earn you 4 points.

    Instructions for joining Yammer

    4. Post an MLA citation for the website you used under the citations post on Yammer. Follow this format guide below. If there is no author, skip to the article title. Posting your source's citation will earn you 2 points.

    Lastname, Firstname. "Article Title." Title of the Website, date published, URL.

    Black, Jack. "A Day in the Life of Alexander Hamilton." School of Rock, 3 May 2019, www.schoolofrock/dayinthelifeofhamilton.

    Wednesday

    1. Listen to the following songs. You will need to answer questions/guided notes about the songs, so you may want to preview the questions at the link below. The song links will take you to videos with the lyrics and characters' names. These songs introduce the American characters and the setting New York City.

    Aaron Burr, Sir

    My Shot

    The Story of Tonight

    The Schuyler Sisters

    2. Answer the questions about the story the songs tell. You can find the questions at the link below. Completing the questions with accuracy will earn you 7 points.

     Hamilton questions 1

    Thursday

    1. Listen to the following songs. You will need to answer reading questions/guided notes about the songs, so you may want to preview the questions at the link below. The song links will take you to videos with the lyrics and characters' names. These songs address the American-British conflict and the beginning of the Revolutionary war.

    Farmer Refuted

    You'll Be Back

    Right Hand Man

    2. Answer the questions about the story the songs tell. You can find the questions at the link below. Completing the questions with accuracy will earn you 5 points.

     Hamilton Questions 2

    Friday: Please check email every day!!!!! We (and your other teachers) are communicating by email as well as through our teacher webpages.

    1. Listen to the following songs. You will need to answer reading questions/guided notes about the songs, so you may want to preview the questions at the link below. The song links will take you to videos with the lyrics and characters' names. These songs take us into AH's personal life during the war, and also Aaron Burr's. Throughout the musical, Burr is a foil for AH, and "Wait for It" continues to draw out the similarities between Burr's life and character, as well as AH's.

    A Winter's Ball

    Helpless

    Satisfied

    The Story of Tonight (Reprise)

    Wait for It

     2. Answer the questions about the story the songs tell. You can find the questions at the link below. Completing the questions with accuracy will earn you 6 points.

    Hamilton Questions 3