4/19-20 Thursday-Friday

Guiding Question:
Did slave uprisings do more harm or good in the movement to end slavery?

Collaborative: Students will learn about the effectiveness of slave uprisings in the South during the antebellum period by reading, participating in a snowball discussion, and writing a CEREAL paragraph 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 Nat Turner, completing all summaries, and scoring at least 75% on the activity. 

8.7.2 - Trace the origins and development of slavery; its effects on black Americans and on the region’s political, social, religious, economic, and cultural development; and identify the strategies that were tried to both overturn and preserve it (e.g., through the writings and historical documents on Nat Turner, Denmark Vesey).
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: 
Slave Rebellion Intro

Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes:

Task 1: Achieve3000, "Turner's Rebellion" 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 CNN10 and complete the assignment in Google Classroom.

Early Finishers: Watch this video, Play Free Rice, read an article on NewsELA, complete any missing assignments, contemplate the meaning of life. 

Collaborative (Voice Level .5 - 1) 45 minutes: 
Step 2: Participate in a Snowball discussion: Did slave rebellions do more harm or good? 
Step 3: Complete your Claim-Prove-Justify chart and write your CEREAL paragraph.

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. 

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