9/6 - Tuesday

Guiding Question: 
What was life like in the colonies? 

Objectives: 
Students will be able to investigate life in the colonies by watching a video, reading, 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) 5 minutes: 
On a full sheet of paper, make a prediction: What do you think life in the colonies was like? What problems do you think they faced day-to-day? 

Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 30 minutes:

We will be watching the America: The Story of Us episode titled Rebels which covers life in the colonies. As you watch, you need to take at least 15 bullet point notes! 


Independent (Voice Level 0) 20 minutes: 
The second part of class will be spent independently reading stories about life in the colonies and creating a circle map. After you have completed both readings and your circle map, you must write a 5-8 sentence summary of life in the colonies using your circle map. 

Here are the readings. 


Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
On the back or bottom of your Do Now: Do you think you would have enjoyed living in colonial times? Why or why not? 

Homework: 
Complete your circle maps and summaries for life in the colonies! 

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