2/13-14 Monday-Tuesday

Guiding Question:
What was Jackson's Indian Removal Policy?



Objectives:
Collaborative: Students will learn about Andrew Jackson's policy of indian removal by reading a secondary source collaboratively, completing at least 3 rows of their Socratic Seminar Preparation handout, and generating at least one question.

Independent: Students will work to increase their Lexile levels by determining the central ideas of an Achieve article about the 1824 election, completing the first four tabs, and scoring at least 75% on the activity. 



Standards:
8.8.1. Discuss the election of Andrew Jackson as president in 1828, the importance of Jacksonian democracy, and his actions as president (e.g., the spoils system, veto of the National Bank, policy of Indian removal, opposition to the Supreme Court).
CCRA.R.1 – Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
ELD A.1 - Exchanging information and ideas with others.

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: 
The Indian Removal Act Intro

Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes:


Task 1: Achieve3000, "Big Troubles Lead to Big Changes" You need to complete the first 4 tabs for this article. 

- You only need to summarize paragraphs that are more than two sentences! You may write your summaries as bullet points for my class. 

- Achieve articles are summative grades. You cannot get higher than an NP if you did not summarize.  In order to complete a "makeup Achieve" you need to also complete the first 4 tabs and the summaries on your makeup article as well. 

Task 2: Watch the Brainpop video on the Trail of Tears and complete this google form. 

Early Finishers: Watch CNN Student News, play Free Rice, read an article on NewsELA, complete any missing assignments, contemplate the meaning of life. 

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) 45 minutes: 
Step 1: Read this source by Holt about Indian Removal as a station, participate in a "Right Side/Left Side" discussion. 
Step 2: Complete at least three rows of your socratic seminar preparation sheet. Keep in mind we will be looking at two short sources tomorrow, so leave at least one row for each claim empty. 
Step 3: Generate at least one question using this guide. 

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. 

Homework: 
Make sure that you have at least three pieces of text evidence for your socratic seminar prep and that you generated at least one question. 

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