Guiding Question: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.
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
- 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:
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!