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1/28-29 Tuesday-Wednesday

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Guiding Question: What were the major events & effects of the War of 1812? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand the major events and effects of the War of 1812 by reading and completing a FlipChart with at least 80% accuracy.

Independent: Students will understand the War of 1812 by completing a webquest with at least 80% accuracy.
Standards:
8.5.1 - Understand the political and economic causes and consequences of the War of 1812 and know the major battles, leaders, and events that led to a final peace.
RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  What is one thing you already know about going to war? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  War of 1812 Notes Continued
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 50 minutes:
Task 1: Flipchart Work Time
Independent (Voice Level 0) 50 minutes: Task 1:War of 1812 Webquest in  Googl…

1/27 Monday

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Guiding Question: What was the significance of the War of 1812? 

Objectives: Collaborative:  Students will understand the major causes and events of the War of 1812 by reading, annotating for the main idea, and answering questions.  

Standards:
8.5.1 - Understand the political and economic causes and consequences of the War of 1812 and know the major battles, leaders, and events that led to a final peace.
Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  What challenges might a country face when going to war? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  War of 1812 Intro Notes
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 45 minutes: Task 1: Read & complete AIM annotations
Task 2: Identify the main idea 
Task 3: Answer TDQs 
Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  On board

Homework:  None

Lunch Time Olympics Survey

1/23-24 Thursday-Friday

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Guiding Question: What led to the War of 1812? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will annotate, identify the main idea, and respond to questions about the road to the War of 1812. 
Independent: Students will understand James Madison and his presidency by completing a webquest with at least 80% accuracy.

Standards:
8.5.1 - Understand the political and economic causes and consequences of the War of 1812 and know the major battles, leaders, and events that led to a final peace. W.8.2 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  What would you do if you were President and another country was attacking your citizens? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  James Madison & Road to the War of 1812 Notes
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:James Madison Webquest in Google Classroom 
Early Finisher?:  - Have you finished your homework from last class?  - Play an iCivics game  - Work on homework for another class - Read…

8th Grade Superlatives

1/21-22 Tuesday-Wednesday

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Guiding Question: How did the Louisiana Purchase benefit America? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand the significance of the Louisiana Purchase by reading, annotating and responding to a CEAS prompt.

Independent: Students will understand the Lewis & Clark expedition by completing a webquest.
Standards:
8.4 - Students understand the aspirations and ideals of the people of the new nation W.8.2 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  Why might a country want to expand?
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Louisiana Purchase Notes
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:Lewis & Clark Webquest in Google Classroom 
Early Finisher?:  - Have you finished your homework from last class?  - Play an iCivics game  - 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:

Task 1: Read & complete guide…

1/16-17 Thursday-Friday

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Guiding Question: What is the significance of Marbury v. Madison

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand the significance of Marbury v. Madison by reading, annotating, and responding to questions in their groups. 

Independent: Students will understand the Court’s decision in Marbury v. Madison by completing a webquest. 

Standards:
8.4 - Students understand the aspirations and ideals of the people of the new nation W.8.2 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  What do you know about the Supreme Court/Judicial Branch?

Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Marbury v. Madison Notes

Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes:
Task 1:Marbury v. Madison Webquest in Google Classroom 
Early Finisher?:  - Did you complete your winter break homework for my class?  - Play an iCivics game  - Work on homework for another class - Read a NewsELA, CNN, or Achieve article  - Practice your typing  - Read a book Collaborative (Voice Leve…