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12/5-6 Thursday-Friday

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Guiding Question: How did the Federalist Party use their power to attack their enemies? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will evaluate the Alien & Sedition Acts by reading, annotating, and giving and receiving feedback on parts of a CEAS paragraph. 

Independent: Students will understand the XYZ Affair by reading and responding to questions with at least 80% accuracy.

Standards:
8.3.4 - Analyze the conflicts between the Federalists & Democratic-Republicans (e.g. Alien & Sedition Acts) W.8.1 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  What does the term “Alien” mean? What do you think when you hear the word “alien”? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Alien & Sedition Acts Notes Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:XYZ Affair Close Read in Google Classroom
Early Finisher?:  - Have you finished all your history work in Google Classroom? FINAL grades are due in 2 weeks!  - Play an iCivics game  - Wo…

12/3-4 Tuesday-Wednesday

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Guiding Question: Under what conditions did John Adams become President? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will compare the Election of 1796 with modern Presidential Elections by reading, annotating, and completing a CEAS with at least a 3 out of 4. 
Independent: Students will understand John Adams's presidency by completing a webquest with at least 80% accuracy.
Standards:
8.4 - Students understand the aspirations and ideals of the people of the new nation RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  What challenges do you think John Adams will face as the second President?
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Election of 1796 Notes
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:John Adams Webquest in Google Classroom
Early Finisher?:  - Have you finished all your history work in Google Classroom?  - Play an iCivics game  - Work on homework for another class - Read a NewsELA, CNN, or Achieve article  - Practic…

12/2 Monday

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Guiding Question: What advice did President Washington give in his Farewell Address? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand Washington’s Farewell Address by reading, responding to questions, and writing their own farewell address. 
Standards: 8.4.2 - Explain the policy significance of famous speeches (e.g., Washington’s Farewell Address, Jefferson’s 1801 Inaugural Address, John Q. Adams’s Fourth of July 1821 Address). RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source RI.8.2 - Provide an objective summary of the text.
Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  Why do you think Presidents give speeches or write letters to the public? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  Washington's Farewell Address Notes

Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 45 minutes:
- Washington's Farewell Address 

Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  On board
Homework:  Use this opportunity to complete missing assignments! We only have 3 weeks left in the semester. If you rece…

11/21-22 Thursday-Friday

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Guiding Question: What was the significance of the Whiskey Rebellion? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand the significance of the Whiskey Rebellion by reading, annotating, and answering questions with at least 80% accuracy.

Independent: Students will understand the American tradition of celebrating Thanksgiving by watching a video and reading articles with at least 80% accuracy.
Standards:
8.4 - Students understand the aspirations and ideals of the people of the new nation RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  What are two things you remember about George Washington as President? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Whiskey Rebellion Notes Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:George Washington Webquest in Google Classroom
Early Finisher?:  - Have you finished all your history work in Google Classroom?  - Play an iCivics game  - Work on homework for another class - Read a NewsELA, CN…

11/19-20 Tuesday-Wednesday

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Guiding Question: What conflict existed within Washington's cabinet? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand the debate between Hamilton & Jefferson by analyzing their argument over a national bank. 
Independent: Students will learn about Washington’s Cabinet by completing a webquest. 

Standards:
8.4 - Students understand the aspirations and ideals of the people of the new nation RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  Why should a President have a cabinet, or a group of people to give them advice?  Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Washington's Cabinet Notes
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:Washington's Cabinet Webquest in Google Classroom
Early Finisher?:  - Have you finished all your history work in Google Classroom?  - Play an iCivics game  - Work on homework for another class - Read a NewsELA, CNN, or Achieve article  - Practice your typing  - Read a book
Collaborative…

11/14-15 Thursday-Friday

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Guiding Question: What precedents did Washington set? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will evaluate the precedents established by George Washington by reading, annotating, and constructing a CEAS response. 

Independent: Students will learn about the presidency of George Washington by completing a webquest. 


Standards:
8.4 - Students understand the aspirations and ideals of the people of the new nation RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
On board
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Washington's Precedents Notes Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:Washington Webquest in Google Classroom
Early Finisher?:  - Have you finished all your history work in Google Classroom?  - Work on homework for another class - Read a NewsELA, CNN, or Achieve article  - Practice your typing  - Read a book
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 45 minutes:
Washington's Precedents annotations & CEAS Exit Ticket (Voice Lev…

11/13 Sub Plan

Instructions for Work with Substitute: 
Step 1: Open these slides for complete instructions & notes You need to complete the Do Now and Notes before moving on to Step 2.
Step 2: Complete the assignments in Google Classroom
Step 3: Complete the Exit Ticket
Early Finisher?  - All missing assignments are due NEXT WEEK -- make sure you're getting the assignments done! - Play a typing game  - Complete Achieve articles  - Watch CNN10  - Work on homework for another class - Study for the makeup 13 Colonies test
- Complete any missing work on Google Classroom