11/2-5 Friday-Monday

Guiding Question: 
How can we improve our communities? 


Objectives:
Collaborative:  Students will brainstorm issues in their community and draft a complete action plan in their groups.

Independent: 
Students will research their representatives at the state and federal level and answer questions with at least 80% accuracy.


Standards:
8.3 - Students understand the foundation of the American political system and the ways in which citizens participate in it.
RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
What are some issues in our community? 
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes: 
Civic Participation & Representation Notes
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: 
Task 2: Play one of these iCivics games: NewsFeed Defenders, or LawCraft

Early Finisher?: 
- Have you finished all your history work 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:
PBL Work Time
Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
On board
Homework: 
Work on your PBL actions. You will only have one more class period to complete this & your presentation before we present on 11/8-9! 

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