4/27-28 Thursday-Friday

Guiding Question:
What were the most important battles fought in the East during the Civil War?


Objectives:
Collaborative: Students will learn about the battles of Bull Run and Antietam by reading primary and secondary sources, completing a Say-Mean-Matter chart, and writing a CEREAL paragraph with a score of at least 3/4 according to the rubric. 

Independent: Students will learn about the Union's naval strategy by reading, watching a video, and answering guiding questions with at least 80% accuracy. 



Standards:

8.10.6 - Describe critical developments and events in the war, including the major battles, geographical advantages and obstacles, technological advances, and General Lee’s surrender at Appomattox.
W.1 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence
ELD B.6 - Read closely to determine how meaning is made

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) 10 minutes: 
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes:
Task 1: Complete the Webquest in Google Classroom about the Union's naval strategy. 

Task 2: Watch this BrainPop video about the Civil War and write me a 7-10 sentence summary. Share your summaries with ecobb@blastla.org

Early Finisher? Watch this, and/or this video, play Free Rice, read an Achieve article, complete missing or late work, research slavery in the antebellum South. Have you finished your 8th grade portfolio assignments? It might be a good idea to work on those! 

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: 
Task 2: Complete your Say-Mean-Matter chart to answer the question, "Which battle was more historically significant, Bull Run or Antietam?" 
Task 3: Write a CEREAL Paragraph 

Here is a rubric for this assignment. 

Early Finisher? Watch this, and/or this video, play Free Rice, read an Achieve article, complete missing or late work, research slavery in the antebellum South. Have you finished your 8th grade portfolio assignments? It might be a good idea to work on those! 

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: 
Complete Objective Tracker Packet

Homework: 
Make sure all assignments from today have been completed. 

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