11/30 Wednesday

Guiding Question:
What is the significance of George Washington's First Inaugural Speech?

Objective:
Students will understand the significance of George Washington's First Inaugural by reading secondary sources, drawing evidence, and constructing a CERL response with a score of at least 3/4 according to the rubric. 



Standards:
8.4.2 - Students will explain the significance of famous speeches (e.g. Washington's addresses, Jefferson's 1801 Inaugural)
WHST.6-8.9 - Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research
ELD B.6 - Reading closely literary and informational texts to determine how meaning is conveyed.

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: Read the two sources below with your small group and complete the Say, Mean, Matter chart. 

Source 2: George Washington and the First Inaugural by Phillip Hamilton (here is where you will get your evidence for your Say/Mean/Matter chart!) 

Task 2: Draft your CERL paragraph, answering the question, "What was the significance of George Washington's First Inaugural Speech?" 

Here is a rubric for your CERL responses. 

Early Finishers: Read a news article on NewsELA or CNN, play Free Rice, complete makeup Achieve articles. 

Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Reflect on your objective, did you meet it for today yes or no? Why? 

Homework: 
Complete your CERL responses. 

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