4/26 Wednesday

Guiding Question: 
Why did many soldiers enlist to fight in the Civil War?


Objectives: 
Collaborative: Students will understand the lives of soldiers in the American Civil War by reading, creating a Soldier I.D. and writing a short narrative  with a score of at least 3/4 according to the rubric. 

Standards: 


8.10.5. Study the views and lives of leaders (e.g., Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee) and soldiers on both sides of the war, including those of black soldiers and regiments.
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.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 2 Minutes: 
Write today's objective on your tracker. 

Whole Class (Voice Level 0) 5 Minutes: 
ID Card Intro/Explanation of today's assignment 
View Civil War soldier photographs 


Whole Class Independent (Voice Level 0) 38 Minutes: 


Step 1: Read the source about preparing for war here and here. 
Step 2: Based on the soldier you have been assigned, use text evidence to create an ID card and write a short (5-7 sentence) narrative of your soldier. 

Here is a rubric for this assignment. 


Early Finishers: Watch this,  play Free Rice, read an article on NewsELA 

Exit Ticket (Voice Level  0) 2 minutes: 
Reflect on your objective. 

Homework: 
Finish your Civil War ID & narratives.  

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