8/17-18 Thursday-Friday

Guiding Question: 
Why did European countries want to settle North America?





Objectives: 
Collaborative: Students will understand European colonization of North America by completing a jigsaw chart and creating a travel poster with at least 80% accuracy. 

Independent: Students will watch videos on exploration closely in order to answer questions with at least 80% accuracy. 

Standards: 
CA HSS 8.1 – Students understand the major events preceding the founding of the nation and relate their significant to the development of American constitutional democracy.

CCRA.R.1 – Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it

ELD B.6 - Reading closely literary and informational texts and viewing multimedia to determine how meaning is conveyed.


Do Now (Voice Level 0): 
Complete the objective tracker for today. 

Whole Group (Voice Level 0): 
- European Exploration intro

Independent (Voice Level 0): 
Task 1: Go into Google Classroom and complete the Webquest on European Exploration 

If you were not here Monday/Tuesday and did not sign up for Google Classroom, here are the classroom codes: 
Period 1: p66ksw
Period 2: wouzap1
Period 3: wc8t9xk
Period 5: ay4r1c
Period 6: 6ksaqyj

Early Finishers: Read quietly, watch this video, play this history trivia game. 

Collaborative (Voice Level .5 - 1): 
European Exploration Jigsaw. 
Task 1: Independently read your section and fill out your column. 
Task 2: Share your information with your table mates 
Task 3: Create a travel poster on the back side of your chart. 

Travel Poster Instructions & Rubric

Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0): 
Reflect on your objectives for the day. Did you meet them, yes or no? What do you still need to complete to meet the objective? What was something that was easy, what is something you struggled with? 

Homework: 
Finish your travel posters, these are due Monday/Tuesday 

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