11/8 Wednesday

Guiding Question:
What are some problems facing our community and how can we help lessen these problems?

Collaborative: Students will actively participate in the political process by brainstorming problems facing South Los Angeles and possible solutions with a score of at least 3/4 according to the rubric. 

HSS.8.3.6. Describe the basic law-making process and how the Constitution provides numerous opportunities for citizens to participate in the political process and to monitor and influence government (e.g., function of elections, political parties, interest groups).
ELD B.6 - Read informational texts closely to determine how meaning is made

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 2 minutes: 
Write today's objective in your own words. What is the activity you will be completing? 

Whole Group  (Voice Level 1-2) 40 minutes: 
Task 1: Read about Maria Belding & how she tried to solve a problem in her community. 
Task 2: In your groups, brainstorm the most important problems in your community 
Task 3: What are some things we can do to help alleviate those problems?

Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Reflect on your objective. Were you able to meet the objective for today, yes or no and why?

Make sure your problem & solutions papers are done by tomorrow/Friday!! 

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