2/23-26 Friday - Monday

Guiding Question:
How did the Texas Revolution impact Westward Expansion?


Objectives:
Collaborative: Students will learn about the Texas War for Independence by reading a source and responding to a writing prompt 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 Latino culturesummarizing, and scoring at least 75% on the activity. 


Standards:
8.8.6 - Describe the Texas War for Independence and the Mexican-American War including territorial settlements, the aftermath of the wars, and the effects the wars had on the lives of Americans, including Mexican Americans today.
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 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: 
Texas Revolution Intro

Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes:


Task 1: Achieve3000, "Center Shows Latino History" 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 this BrainPop video on the Texas Revolution and complete this Google Form. 

Early Finishers: 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: 
Step 2: Do/What Chart together as a class
Step 3: Claim Show/Call & PreWriting 
Step 4: Write a CEREAL paragraph to answer the question, "Which side was justified in the Texas Revolution, the American Texans or the Mexicans?" 


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: 
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. 

Homework: 
Texas Revolution CEREAL paragraph 

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