Guiding Question: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:
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
Collaborative (Voice Level .5 - 1) 45 minutes:
Step 1: Read through Doc A & B together
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?"
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