9/8-9 Thursday-Friday

Guiding Questions:
What were the causes and effects of the French and Indian War?
How did settlement and colonization change North America?


Objectives:
Students will work to increase their lexiles by reading an article about the French and Indian War, summarizing, and completing the activity with a score of at least 75%.

Students will exhibit their knowledge of settlement and colonization by creating a brochure for the 13 English colonies and scoring at least a 3/4 according to the rubric.


Standards:
CA HSS 8.1 Students will understand the major events preceding the founding of the nation. 

W.8.4 - Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. 

RI.8.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text. 


ELD C.10 - Writing informational texts to present ideas and information.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 


Objective form. Write down today's objectives in your own words. What are the activities you will be completing? How do you know whether or not you were successful?

Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes: 
Mini lecture on the French and Indian War. 
Recap of Unit 1: Settlement and Colonization

Independent (Voice Level 0) 40 minutes: 

Task 1: Achieve3000, "Happy Birthday, 'Yankee Doodle'?" . You need to complete all 5 tabs for this article. 

- You only need to summarize paragraphs that are more than two sentences! You may write your summaries as bullet points for my class. 

- Your thought question answer only needs to be 3-4 sentences. 

- Achieve articles are summative grades. You cannot get higher than an NP if you did not summarize. In order to complete a "makeup Achieve" you need to also complete all 5 tabs and the summaries on your makeup article as well. 

Task 2: Brainpop Video on the French & Indian War. After you watch the video, you need to take the quiz and e-mail the results to ecobb@blastla.org Make sure to include your first and last name when you send the quiz!  Username is 123dog and password is 123cat.

Early Finisher? You make complete any makeup work, read silently, investigate a current event on NewsELA, complete an Achieve article of your choice, or watch this video. 


Collaborative (Voice Level .5 - 1) 40 minutes: 

We will be working on a pamphlet for England's Colonies in North America. A template has been placed on your table along with the rubric. 

- Information about Native Americans can be found in Google Classroom from your assignment titled "The First Americans" (if your ipad has google docs you should be able to find a copy of your assignment in there as long as you completed it.) You may also look at TCI Chapter 1 Section 11. 

- Information about the New England Colonies can be found in TCI Chapter 3 Section 3, 4, or 5

- Information about the Middle Colonies can be found in your Google Classroom assignment titled "Middle and Southern Colonies" (if your ipad has google docs you should be able to find a copy of your assignment in there as long as you completed it.) You may also look at TCI Chapter 3 Sections 6 or 7.

- Information about the Southern Colonies can be found in your Google Classroom assignment titled "Middle and Southern Colonies" (if your ipad has google docs you should be able to find a copy of your assignment in there as long as you completed it.) You may also look at TCI Chapter 3 Sections 8, 9 or 10.

- Information about Life in the Colonies can be found here

Here is the rubric for the assignment. This is due Monday/Tuesday and will be two summative grades. 

Here is the template for the assignment. 


Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 


Objective self-reflection form. Did you meet all of the objectives for today? What are you going to do to make sure you meet them before the next class?

Homework: 
Finish your colonies pamphlet, it is due Monday/Tuesday and will be two separate summative grades. 

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