10/17-18 Wednesday-Thursday

Guiding Question: 
What debates existed during the creation of the Constitution? 


Objectives:
Collaborative: Students will evaluate the major debates that occurred during the Constitutional Convention by reading and responding to questions with at least 80% accuracy.

Independent: Students will work to increase their Lexile levels by completing an Achieve article about creating the Constitution, including notes, activity, and a thought question with at least 80% accuracy.

Standards:
8.2.3 Evaluate the major debates that occurred during the development of the Constitution and their ultimate resolutions in such areas as shared power among institutions, divided state-federal power, slavery, the rights of individuals and states (later addressed by the addition of the Bill of Rights), and the status of American Indian nations under the commerce clause.
RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source
RI.8.2 - Provide an objective summary of the text.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Think back to Unit 1...were the 13 colonies more similar or more different? Why?

**If you don't remember Unit 1, do you think people in New York are going to want the exact same things as people in George? Why or why not?**
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Constitutional Convention Notes
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: 

Task 1: Achieve3000, "Creating the Constitution". You need to complete your note catcher before moving on to the activity and thought question. 

Achieve3000 Grading Notes: 
1. Thought questions can be answered in either CEEEEL or HiCCEAS format 
2. Activating Prior Knowledge Worksheet will be based on accuracy and effort
3. Activity scores are graded as follows:
  • 100% - 4
  • 88% - 3
  • 75% - 2
  • 66% or below - 1


Did you score less than 75% on your Achieve Article? Here is a list of makeup articles you can complete to make up that activity score. If you are making up the article, you need to submit this makeup form as well. 

Early Finisher?: 
- Complete any missing work for my class in Google Classroom
- 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:
- Constitutional Convention Jigsaw 

Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
On board
Homework: 
None 

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