8/15-16 Monday - Tuesday

Guiding Question: 
In what ways did Native American cultures differ by region?

Objectives: 
Students will investigate Native Americans in three separate regions of the United States by reading and answering guiding questions with at least 80% accuracy. 

Students will create and analyze a map of the United States and various Native American tribes by identifying the location of various tribes, key landmarks, and answering guiding questions with at least 80% accuracy. 

Students will read informational texts and view multimedia to determine how meaning is made by reading, analyzing maps, and answering guiding questions with at least 80% accuracy. 

Standards: 
CA HSS 8.1 – Students understand the major events preceding the founding of the nation and relate their significant to the development of American constitutional democracy.


CCRA.R.1 – Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it


 RH.6-8.7 – Integrate visual information with other information in print and digital texts. 

ELD B.6 - Reading closely literary and informational texts and viewing multimedia to determine how meaning is conveyed.


Do Now (Voice Level 0): 
On a half sheet of paper, please answer: What do you already know about Native Americans/American Indians? 


Whole Group (Voice Level 0): 
Intro lecture for Unit 1: Settlement and Colonization. We will take a very brief look at the unit and introduce our essential question, "In what ways did European settlement change North America?"


Independent (Voice Level 0): 
Task 1: 
Go to TCI in order to gain access of our textbook! Please follow the directions below. 

Step 1: Go to teachtci.com, click "Student Sign In" at the top of the page. 

Step 2: In the "Teacher" section, enter in ecobb@laalliance.org and you'll need to create a new account. Using the same username/password as last year will not work! Do not forget to put ecobb@laalliance.org as the teacher e-mail. 

Step 3: Join your class period. 

Task 2: 
Join the Google Classroom for your period and start your first assignment. (Click the arrow at the top of the page, join class, and enter in the class code for your period.) 

Period 1: fas2s7
Period 2: fy2esx
Period 3: 9ahd4sr
Period 5: lab4cg4
Period 6: 1dh585




Early Finishers: You may begin your Word Wall, which is homework. Scroll down to the "Homework" section to see the list of terms/definitions. You may ask Ms. Cobb for colored pencils and white paper. 

Collaborative (Voice Level .5 - 1): 
At collaborative station you will work on completing a map and map analysis questions. In order to complete this map you have several references that you need to look at. 

  • You do not need to be able to read the last map in the PDF, that is just to give you an idea of how many tribes there are in the US. However, you DO need to be able to read "Tribes of the Indian Nation." If you cannot read it on the PDF, here is a link to a bigger version: Tribes of the Indian Nations Map  

Here are some sentence starters for the Map Analysis Questions. 

Early Finishers: You may begin your Word Wall, which is homework. Scroll down to the "Homework" section to see the list of terms/definitions. You may ask Ms. Cobb for colored pencils and white paper.


Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0): 
Why do Native American tribes from different regions of the United States have different cultures? In other words, why do you think different tribes have different religious beliefs, clothing, homes, and tools? 

Homework: 
Create a word wall for a Unit 1 vocabulary word. Due Wednesday when you walk into class. Here is a word wall template as well as a rubric for completing a word wall. You may complete the word wall digitally and share with Ms. Cobb or you may do it on a piece of white paper. 

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