Objectives:Collaborative: Students will understand one of the major events of the American Revolution, the Tea Act and Boston Tea Party by reading, annotating, and answering guiding questions with at least 7.5 out of 9 questions correct.
Independent: Students will work to increase their lexiles by reading an article about the American Revolution, summarizing and completing the activity with a score of at least 75%.
CA HSS.8.1 - Understand the major events preceding the founding of the nation.
RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source
RH.6-8.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text
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:
Re-write today's objectives in your own words. What are the activities you will be completing and how will you know whether or not you met today's objectives?
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:
Task 1: Achieve3000, "American Revolution: Never Forgotten". You need to complete the summaries (including Dig Deeper), and 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. Yes you need to summarize the Dig Deeper section! In order to complete a "makeup Achieve" you need to also complete all 5 tabs and the summaries on your makeup article as well.
Early Finishers: Watch this. , complete another Achieve article, or a digitally create a Unit 2 Word Wall and share it with firstname.lastname@example.org.
Collaborative (Voice Level .5 - 1) 40 minutes:
We will be completing guiding annotations on primary and secondary sources for the Boston Tea Party. There are three sources that we will be looking at today, we are going to do a gradual release of responsibility (GRR) for these annotations. General discussion rubric.
Document B Instructions:
1. Read the document aloud at your table
2. Discuss and highlight 2 key details (one per paragraph!)
3. Make at least 1 note on the side. Don't know what to write? Consider answering these questions: How does this document support what the background essay and Doc A said? If you could summarize this document in 2-8 words, what would you say?
Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 2 minutes: