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5/31 Wednesday

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Guiding Question: What did we learn in Semester 2? 


Objectives: Collaborative: Students will review information learned about American history from 1800 to 1877 by playing a jeopardy review game in groups with at least 80% accuracy. 


Standards: CA State Standards 8.4 - 8.11 
R.1 - Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly
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) 5 minutes:  Review expectations for Jeopardy 
Collaborative (Voice Level .5 - 1) 35 minutes: Task 1: Play jeopardy review game. 
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:  Our …

5/30 Tuesday

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Guiding Question: What did we learn in Semester 2? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will review information learned about American history from 1800 to 1877 by completing a study guide with at least 80% accuracy. 


Standards:
CA State Standards 8.4 - 8.11  R.1 - Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly
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) 5 minutes:  Semester 2 Overview - What you can expect from the test 
Collaborative (Voice Level .5 - 1) 50 minutes: Task 1: Complete your study guide for the final. All resources and information can be found on this blog starting in January! 
Early Finishers:Watch this, study the study guide. 
At the end of this station, complete the "next steps" portion for that station's objective.…

5/25-26 Thursday-Friday

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Guiding Question: Who killed Reconstruction, North or South? 


Objectives: Collaborative: Students will determine why Reconstruction failed by analyzing primary and secondary sources and writing two CEREAL paragraphs with a score of at least 3/4 according to the rubric. 

Independent: Students will investigate the lasting effects of Reconstruction's failure by reading, watching videos, and answering guiding questions with at least 80% accuracy. 


Standards: 8.11.1 - List the original aims of Reconstruction and describe its effects on the political and social structures of different regions. 
R.1 - Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly
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) 15 minutes:  The failures of Reconstruction
Independent (V…

5/24 Wednesday

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Guiding Question:  Who killed Reconstruction, North or South? 
Objectives:  Collaborative: Students will be introduced to why Reconstruction failed by reading a background essay and answering guiding questions with at least 80% accuracy. 

Standards:  8.11 Students analyze the character and lasting consequences of Reconstruction.

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


Whole Class Collaborative(Voice Level 0) 40 Minutes:  Step 1: Read the Background Essay together as a class & make annotations
Step 2: Answer the guiding questions with your group. This is due at the end of the period! 
Step 3: Trade and Grade

Early Finishers:Watch this, complete any missing work, work on your portfolio, play Free Rice, read an article on NewsELA 
Exit Ticket (Voice Level  0) 2 minutes: Reflect on your objective. 
Homework:  Any missing/late work is due Friday!!

5/22-23 Monday-Tuesday

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Guiding Question: How did some in the South respond to Reconstruction?


Objectives: Collaborative: Students will learn about the rise of hate groups in the South during Reconstruction by reading primary and secondary sources, answering guiding questions, and creating documentary storyboards with a score of at least 3/4 according to the rubric. 

Independent: Students will work to increase their Lexile levels by determining the central ideas of an Achieve article about a black professor during Reconstruction, complete the first four tabs, and score at least 75% on the activity. 


Standards: 8.11.4 -Trace the rise of the Ku Klux Klan and describe the Klan’s effects.
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…

5/18-19 Thursday-Friday

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Guiding Question: What were the goals of Reconstruction?


Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand Reconstruction by reading sources and participating in a "Save the Last Word for Me" discussion with a score of at least 3/4 according to the rubric. 

Independent: Students will list the original aims of Reconstruction by completing a scavenger hunt of their text with at least 80% accuracy. 


Standards: 8.11.1 - List the original aims of Reconstruction and describe its effects on the political and social structures of different regions. 
R.1 - Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly
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) 5 minutes:  Reconstruction Intro
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1: Reconstruction TCI…

5/17 Wednesday

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Guiding Question:  What happened to the South after the war?

Objectives:  Collaborative: Students will explain how the war affected combatants and the physical environment by reading about the damage of the South directly after the Civil War and answering questions with at least 80% accuracy.

Standards: 

8.10.7 - Explain how the war affected combatants, civilians, the physical environment, and future warfare. 
Do Now (Voice Level 0) 2 Minutes:  Write today's objective on your tracker. 
Whole Class (Voice Level 0) 5 Minutes:  The Damaged South


Whole Class Independent (Voice Level 0) 38 Minutes:  Step 1: Look at the other sources with your group to answer the questions. 
Source 1: Devastation in the South 
Source 2: Thirteenth Amendment 
Source 3: Civil War Soldiers After the War 
Source 4: Views of a Former Confederate Supporter

Early Finishers: Watch this, play Free Rice, read an article on NewsELA 
Exit Ticket (Voice Level  0) 2 minutes: Reflect on your objective. 
Homework:  None!

5/15-16 Monday-Tuesday

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Guiding Question: How did Abraham Lincoln die?


Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand the Lincoln Assassination by reading multiple sources and answering guiding questions with at least 80% accuracy. 

Independent: Students will work to increase their Lexile levels by determining the central ideas of an Achieve article about Abraham Lincoln's assassination, complete the first four tabs, and score at least 75% on the activity. 


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.
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…

5/11-12 Thursday-Friday

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Guiding Question: What are the effects of the Civil War? 


Objectives: Collaborative: Students will learn about the effects of the Civil War by reading and completing a Say-Mean-Matter chart and writing a C-E-R with a score of at least 3/4 according to the rubric. 

Independent: Students will learn about the South's Surrender by reading and answering guiding questions with at least 80% accuracy. 


Standards: 8.10.5 - Study the views and lives of leaders and soldiers on both sides of the war, including those of black soldiers and regiments
8.10.7- Explain how the war affected combatants, civilians, the physical environment, and future warfare. 
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) 5 minutes:  The South Surrenders
Independent (Voice Level 0) 30 min…