10/26 Wednesday

Guiding Question:
How does the Constitution guard against tyranny? 


Objective:
Students will be able to guide and support their peers by peer-editing so that they are able to revise their CEREAL paragraphs on the Constitution and score at least a 3/4 on the rubric. 


Standards:
W.8.5 - With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, and/or rewriting. 
HSS.8.2.7 - Describe the principles of federalism, dual sovereignty, separation of powers, checks and balances, the nature of majority rule, and the ways in which the American idea of constitutionalism preserves individual rights.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 2 minutes: 
Write today's objective in your own words. What is the activity you will be completing? 


Whole Group  (Voice Level 1-2) 40 minutes: 

Task 1: What makes a good CEREAL Paragraph? Review exemplars from Valley Forge CEREAL Paragraph assignment. 

Task 2: You will be peer-editing CEREAL paragraphs in your table groups using the checklist provided. You need to provide meaningful feedback to your peers! If you have not completed a rough draft of your CEREAL paragraph yet, you will use your class time to complete that. Take a copy of the checklist to make sure that you are doing everything you need to do and also read ONE peer edited CEREAL paragraph from your table in the last five minutes of the station. 

Here is the rubric for your CEREAL paragraphs. 

Also, if you have not finished your CEREAL Paragraph outline for today, you will need to complete this assignment before you leave class today. 

Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Reflect on your objective. Were you able to meet the objective for today, yes or no and why?

Homework: 
Final drafts of CEREAL paragraphs (Google Classroom) and your DBQ packet are both due Thursday/Friday. If you do not have reliable internet access at home you can write your CEREAL paragraph on a piece of paper and turn it in to me! 

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