11/6-7 Monday-Tuesday

Guiding Questions:
What are the responsibilities of citizenship? 

Objectives:
Collaborative: Students will understand the opportunities citizens have to participate in their government by reading and participating in a "Save the Last Word for Me" with a score of at least 3/4 according to the rubric. 

Independent: Students will work to increase their lexile levels by reading an Achieve article about the three branches of government, complete all summaries, and score at least 75% on the activity. 


Standards:
HSS.8.3.6. Describe...how the Constitution provides numerous opportunities for citizens to participate in the political process and to monitor and influence government. 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions
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: 
Write today's objectives in your own words. What are the activities you will be completing and how do you know whether or not you completed them? 

Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Citizenship

Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: 


Task 1: Achieve3000, "The Branches of Government"  

- You only need to summarize paragraphs that are more than three sentences! You may write your summaries as bullet points for my class.
Early Finishers: Play this icivics game. 

Collaborative (Voice Level .5 - 1) 45 minutes: 
Task 2: Fill out the independent Save the Last Word for Me protocol on your paper. 
Task 3: Discussion. Follow the collaborative Save the Last Word for Me protocol. 
Task 4: Synthesize. 


Before we switch, take a look at the criteria for success and give yourself a plus or minus sign on your objective tracker!



Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Objective tracker & question on board (Write on the back of your circle map) 

Homework: 
Research your representatives. Complete the assignment in Google Classroom. We will be using this on Wednesday! 

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