Guiding Question:Collaborative: Students will determine who shot first at the Battle of Lexington by reading eyewitness accounts, answering questions, and writing a HiCCEAS paragraph with a score of at least 3/4.
Independent: Students will understand the Battles of Lexington & Concord by reading, watching a video, and answering guiding questions with at least 80% accuracy.
CA HSS.8.1 - Understand the major events preceding the founding of the nation.
RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source
RH.6-8.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text
Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:
How do we know if a source is trustworthy? How do you know whether or not you can believe what you're reading?
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:
Lexington & Concord intro
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes:
- Did you do your homework assignment from last class? Do you have missing work in Google Classroom? You should prioritize that.
- Work on homework for another class
- Read a NewsELA, CNN, or Achieve article
- Practice your typing
- Read a book
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 45 minutes:
Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:
Finish your Lexington & Concord HiCCEAS Paragraph