4/9-10 Monday-Tuesday

Guiding Questions: 
How "free" were free African Americans in the North?


Objective: 
Collaborative: Students will study the lives of black Americans in the North by reading  primary sources collaboratively in groups, participating in a discussion, and answering guiding questions with at least 80% accuracy. 

Independent: Students will work to increase their Lexile levels by determining the central ideas of an Achieve article about segregationcompleting all summaries, and scoring at least 75% on the activity. 

Standards: 


8.6.4 - Study the lives of black Americans who gained freedom in the North and founded schools and churches to advance their rights and communities.
CCRA.R.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 A.1 - Exchange information and ideas with others


Do Now (Voice Level 1) 5 Minutes: 
Rewrite today's objective on your tracker. 

Whole Group (Voice Level 1) 5 Minutes: 
Introduce today's document analysis protocol: "I think this means..." prediction activity. 

Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes:


Task 1: Achieve3000, "Teen Takes Her Place in 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. 

Here is a list of makeup articles. 

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


Early Finishers: Watch this video about a free black man in the North, play an iCivics game, complete any missing or makeup work, play Free Rice, read an article on NewsELA, read a book, contemplate the meaning of life, read this article. 

Collaborative (Voice Level 0) 45 Minutes: 
Step 1: Independently view the primary source and fill in the first box on your paper, "I think the purpose of this document is..." with at least two bullet points 
Step 2: Using the academic vocab and sentence starters at your table, everyone in your table group needs to share what they think the main idea of the source is. As your group members share, write their ideas in the "My group thinks..." box
Step 4: Share as a whole class 
Step 5: Answer the guiding questions with your table group and write a news article to answer the question, "How free were African Americans in the North?"  

Here is a rubric for your news articles. 

Exit Ticket (Voice Level .5 - 1) 2 minutes: 
Make sure you've completed your objective tracker, including adding + or - sign on your calendar. 

Think-Pair-Share: How "free" were free blacks in the North before the Civil War? 

Homework: 
Free black Americans in the North News Article due Wednesday. 

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