Guiding Question:Collaborative: Students will understand the major events of the War of 1812 by collaboratively reading, participating in small group discussions, and completing at least two pages of their flipchart with a score of at least 3/4 according to the rubric.
Independent: Students will understand the major events and consequences of the War of 1812 by reading texts closely and viewing multimedia in order to complete a Webquest with at least 80% accuracy.
8.5.1 - Understand the political and economic causes and consequences of the War of 1812 and know the major battles, leaders, and events that led to a final peace
CCRA.R.1 – Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the 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:
On your objective tracker, dissect the objectives you will be working to complete for today. Be prepared to explain the objectives in your own words if I call on you.
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:
Independent (Voice Level 0) 40 minutes:
Task 1: War of 1812 Webquest. Use the assignment in Google Classroom to investigate various sources and learn more about the War of 1812, including the creation of our National Anthem.
Early Finishers: Play an iCivics game, play Free Rice, read an article on NewsELA, watch this video, or complete any assignments that need to get done.At the end of this station, complete the "next steps" portion for that station's objective. If you met the objective, write "none" in that box.
Collaborative (Voice Level .5 - 1) 40 minutes:
Step 2: Introduce the flipchart assignment
Step 3: Flipchart work time
Here is a Level 1 support for the Flipchart. If you know what you need to do, you just need a little bit of a hint, this is for you.
Here is a Level 2 support for the Flipchart. If you are staring at your paper and saying "I have no idea!" this is for you.
Here is a checklist for the flipchart, with a breakdown on how each section will be graded.
Here is a general rubric for the flipchart.
Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:
Flip to the calendar section of your Objective Tracker. Add a + for each objective you completed for today and a - for objectives you were not able to complete.
Finish your War of 1812 Flipchart. This is due on Monday/Tuesday!