10/2-3 Monday-Tuesday

Guiding Question:
What was the character of Revolutionary War battles?

Collaborative: Students will analyze Valley Forge by reading and annotating primary and secondary sources and answering guiding questions with at least 80% accuracy.

Independent: Students will work to increase their Lexile levels by reading an achieve article about the American Revolution, completing all summaries, and scoring at least 75% on the activity.

CA HSS.8.1 - Understand the major events preceding the founding of the nation.

RH.6-8.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text

RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source

WHST.6-8.9 - Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research

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 Tracker
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:
Introduction to American Revolution Battles

Independent (Voice Level 0) 40 minutes:

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

Task 2: Watch this video 

Early Finishers: Read silently, complete another Achieve article, or watch CNN10

Collaborative (Voice Level .5 - 1) 40 minutes:

Task 1: Read Background Essay Together
Task 2: Work in your table groups to annotate Background Essay & answer guiding questions.
Task 3: Document A

Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:
Objective Reflection


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