3/12-13 Monday-Tuesday

Guiding Question:
What was the role of Pioneer Women in the West?

Collaborative: By the end of the week, students will analyze and describe the role of women in the west by reading, responding to text-dependent questions, and completing a news article with a score of at least 3/4 according to the rubric.

By the end of the period, students will be able to increase their lexile levels by completing an Achieve Article about pioneering women, including all summaries, with a score of at least 75% on the activity.

Standard:. 8.8.3 - Describe the role of pioneer women and the new status that western women achieved (e.g., Laura Ingalls Wilder, Annie Bidwell; slave women gaining freedom in the West; Wyoming granting suffrage to women in 1869).
RI.8.2 - Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.
ELD B.6 - Reading closely to determine the meaning of words

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 West Intro
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes:

Task 1: Achieve3000, "Women Who Led the Way". 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. 

Task 2: Watch CNN10 and complete the assignment in Google Classroom. 

Early Finishers: Complete any missing or makeup work, play Free Rice, read an article on NewsELA, read a book, contemplate the meaning of life, or watch this documentary about the Mexican-American War. 

Collaborative (Voice Level .5 - 1) 45 minutes: 
Step 2: Complete the TDQs in your group 
Step 3: Start your news article (homework assignment) based on information you learned. 

Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Completed Women in the West TDQs
Women in the West News Article - Due Thursday/Friday 

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