1/17 Tuesday

Guiding Question:
What conflict existed in electing our second President? 


Collaborative: Students will understand the political divisions surrounding John Adams election as President by reading a text in their small groups, annotating, and answering guiding questions with at least 80% accuracy. 

Independent: Students will be introduced to Unit 5 vocabulary terms by independently completing two word walls and scoring at least 3/4 according to the rubric. 


8.4.1 - Describe the country’s physical landscapes, political divisions, and territorial expansion during the terms of the first four presidents.
RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source
L.8.4.C- Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning or its part of speech.
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: 
On your objective tracker, dissect the objectives you will be working to complete for today. Be prepared to explain the objectives in your own words if I call on you. 

Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Independent (Voice Level 0) 25 minutes: 
Task 1: Create 2 Word Wall posters for Unit 5. You may choose any terms you like, and you may also choose to complete this assignment digitally. 

Early Finishers: Free Rice, read an article on NewsELA or CNN. 

At the end of this station, complete the "next steps" portion for that station's objective. If you met the objective, write "none" in that box. 

Collaborative (Voice Level .5 - 1) 25 minutes: 
Step 1: Take turns popcorn reading the text in your small groups. 

Step 2: Go back and re-read the text independently. As you read, mark up the text at least three times. That could be highlighting or adding a note in the margin. 

Step 3: Answer the guiding questions and complete the vocabulary column. 

Step 4: Discuss your responses to the questions in your table groups. 

At the end of this station, complete the "next steps" portion for that station's objective. If you met the objective, write "none" in that box. 

Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Flip to the calendar section of your Objective Tracker. Add a + for each objective you completed for today and a - for objectives you were not able to complete. 

Make sure that you have met both objectives by tomorrow.  I will be collecting: 2 word walls & the Election of 1796 Reading. 

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