3/5-6 Monday-Tuesday

Guiding Question:
Was the United States justified in going to war with Mexico?

Collaborative: Students will learn about the Mexican-American War by reading and writing a CEREAL paragraph with a score of at least 3/4 according to the rubric. 

Independent: Students will understand the Mexican-American War by completing a Webquest with at least 80% accuracy. 

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: 
Objective Tracker 

Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Mexican-American War Review: What do we already know? 

Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes:

Task 1: Mexican American War Webquest in Google Classroom 

Early Finisher?: Play iCivics, watch CNN10, play Free Rice, complete any missing assignments. 

Collaborative (Voice Level .5 - 1) 45 minutes: 
Step 2: Complete Prewriting Strategies 
Step 3: Write CEREAL paragraph to answer the question, "Was the United States justified in going to war with Mexico?" 

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. 

Mexican-American War CEREAL paragraph due Wednesday 

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