Guiding Question:Students will prepare for their Unit 2 Exam by completing a study guide with at least 80% accuracy.
Students will investigate the American Revolution's influence on other nations by doing research in and creating Google Slides in their small groups and score at least a 3/4 according to the rubric.
CA HSS.8.1 - Understand the major events preceding the founding of the nation.
CA HSS.8.1.3 - Analyze the American Revolution's impact on other nations.
RH.6-8.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text
RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source
WHST.6-8.9 - Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research
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:
Write today's objectives in your own words. What are the activities you will be completing and how do you know whether or not you completed them?
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:
Introduction to the impact of the American Revolution
Task 1: Unit 2 Study Guide. You will be turning in your study guide on Wednesday before we take the exam. You will be given a notecard "cheat sheet" that you may use on your exam on Wednesday. You may write down as much as you can fit on that notecard.
Use the digital agendas listed below to help you answer the questions. All answer can come from activities we did in Collaborative or Independent Stations and your TCI Text would also be an excellent resource.
Unit 2 Digital Agendas:
9/26-27 Declaration of Independence: You should still have your handout, I did NOT collect it for this reason!
Task 2: Study for your Unit 2 Exam which is this Wednesday!
Early Finishers: Complete any missing work you may have, read silently, work on Achieve, or watch this video.
Collaborative (Voice Level .5 - 1) 40 minutes:
In your small groups, do research and work to create a presentation showing how the American Revolution influenced other countries.
At the end of this station, reflect on the objective you just worked to complete. On your paper you need to write whether or not you met the objective AND how you know this. For example, "Yes, I met the objective because I was able to annotate and I am confident I answered at least 8 of the 9 questions correctly."
Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:
Why do you think the American Revolution inspired other nations? In other words, what was it about our revolution that made other countries want to be like us?
Study, study, study!!