8/28-29 Monday-Tuesday

Guiding Question: 
Why did so many families travel to New England? 



Objectives: 
Collaborative: Students will synthesize the reasons why colonists traveled to New England by reading and writing a narrative story with a score of at least 3/4 according to the rubric. 

Independent: Students will increase their lexiles by reading an Achieve article about the  lost colony of Roanoke or the early history of New York, summarizing, and completing the activity with a score of at least 75%. 

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

CCRA.w.8.3 - Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.

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


Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Objective form. Write down today's objectives in your own words. What are the activities you will be completing? How do you know whether or not you were successful?

Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 15 minutes: 
Introduction to New England Colonies. 




Independent (Voice Level 0) 40 minutes: 
Task 1: Choose between these two Achieve Articles:

**Make sure you are completing the first four tabs, including summarizing every paragraph that is over 2 sentences. You can summarize in bullet point format! I check all summaries and will give you an NP if you do not complete them, no matter what you got on the activity!**

- You only need to summarize paragraphs that are more than two sentences! You may write your summaries as bullet points for my class. 

- Achieve articles are summative grades. You cannot get higher than an NP if you did not summarize. In order to complete a "makeup Achieve" you need to also complete all 4 tabs and the summaries on your makeup article as well. 

Task 2: Watch this video on the colonies. 

Collaborative (Voice Level .5 - 1) 40 minutes: 
Task 2: Write a narrative of a New England colonist on a piece of lined paper.  


Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Objective self-reflection form. Did you meet all of the objectives for today? What are you going to do to make sure you meet them before the next class? 

You cannot leave class if you did not: Score at least 75% on the Achieve article & write at least one paragraph of your narrative story. 

Homework: 
Finish your narrative stories! These are due Wednesday. 

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