Guiding Question:Collaborative: By the end of the period, SWBAT understand the historical thinking skills of continuity & change and corroboration by working in groups to complete an assignment with at least 80% accuracy.
Independent: By the end of the period, SWBAT demonstrate their prior knowledge of key historical skills by completing a diagnostic test to the best of their ability.
CCRA.R.1 - Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and make logical inferences from it.
Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:
In your notebook, respond to the following prompt: What do you think you need to know in order to be successful in a history class? What do you need to be able to do?
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:
Historical Thinking Skills introduction
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes:
History diagnostic - Please take this diagnostic assessment so that I can see where we are all starting from!
Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:
In your notebook, respond to the following exit ticket question: Why is it important to use historical thinking skills when learning about history? How do these skills help us understand what we are reading about?
I am doing a materials check on Tuesday/Wednesday. If you do not have at least a notebook (any kind) and a pen/pencil I will be issuing demerits for not being ready. If you are unable to get either of these supplies before Tuesday/Wednesday, please e-mail me (firstname.lastname@example.org) or come see me in person and we can work something out.