11/2 Wednesday

Guiding Question:
What rights do the first ten amendments guarantee us?


Objective:
Students will investigate the freedoms ensured by the Bill of Rights by reading an informational text and creating a skit in their small groups with a score of at least 3/4 according to the rubric. 


Standards:
HSS.8.2.6 - Enumerate the powers of government set forth in the Constitution and the fundamental liberties ensured by the Bill of Rights
ELD B.6 - Read informational texts closely to determine how meaning is made

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) 30 minutes: 
Each group will be assigned a different Amendment from the Bill of Rights. Once you have your assigned amendment, you must write a two-minute skit that informs the rest of your class about the liberties (or freedoms) secured by your amendment. Be creative! 


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: 
Finish your skits and be ready to perform at the beginning of class on Thursday/Friday. You do not have to memorize your lines, you can bring your paper up to the front of class with you. 

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