2/12-13 Monday-Tuesday

Guiding Question:
What was Jackson's Indian Removal Policy?



Objectives:
Collaborative: Students will learn about Andrew Jackson's policy of Indian Removal by reading sources collaboratively and participating in a Save The Last Word for Me discussion with a score of at least 3/4 according to the rubric. 

Independent: Students will work to increase their Lexile levels by determining the central ideas of an Achieve article about a Native American tribe, summarizing, and scoring at least 75% on the activity. 



Standards:
8.8.1. Discuss the election of Andrew Jackson as president in 1828, the importance of Jacksonian democracy, and his actions as president (e.g., the spoils system, veto of the National Bank, policy of Indian removal, opposition to the Supreme Court).
RI.8.1 - Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
ELD A.1 - Exchanging information and ideas with others.

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) 5 minutes: 
The Indian Removal Act Intro

Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes:


Task 1: Achieve3000, "US Won't Recognize Tribe" You need to complete the first 4 tabs for this article. 

- 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.  In order to complete a "makeup Achieve" you need to also complete the first 4 tabs and the summaries on your makeup article as well. 


If you failed the article, here is a list of possible makeups. 

Task 2: Watch the Brainpop video on the Trail of Tears and complete this google form. 
Username: 123dog
Password: 123cat

Early Finishers: Play an iCivics game of your choice, watch CNN10, play Free Rice, read an article on NewsELA, complete any missing assignments, contemplate the meaning of life. 

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) 45 minutes: 

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. 

Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Reflect on your objectives for today. 

Homework: 
None 

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