5/10 Wednesday

Guiding Question: 
What was the effect of Sherman's March to the Sea?


Objectives: 
Collaborative: Students will understand Sherman's March to the Sea by reading, looking at pictures, and answering questions with at least 80% accuracy. 

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: 
Sherman's March to the Sea Video 


Whole Class Independent (Voice Level 0) 38 Minutes: 


Step 1: Read about Sherman's March collaboratively here. 
Step 2: Look at the other sources with your group to answer the questions. 
Source 1: Sherman Strikes South
Source 2: Sherman's March
Source 3: Rethinking Sherman's March 
Source 4: Sherman's March to the Sea Images

Step 3: Was Sherman's March justified? Why or why not? Snowball discussion. 

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! 

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