Guiding Question:Collaborative: Students will understand Washington’s Farewell Address by reading and completing a summary activity with a score of at least 3/4 according to the rubric.
Independent:Students will understand the creation of America’s first political parties by completing an Achieve article, including notes, activity, and thought question with at least 80% accuracy.
8.4.2 - Explain the policy significance of famous speeches (e.g., Washington’s Farewell Address, Jefferson’s 1801 Inaugural Address, John Q. Adams’s Fourth of July 1821 Address).
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:
Why do you think Presidents give speeches or write letters to the public?
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:
Washington's Farewell Address Notes
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes:
Task 1: Achieve3000, "Two Parties Was No Party". 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.
- 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:
- Washington's Farewell Address
Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:
Use this opportunity to complete missing assignments! We only have 2.5 weeks left in the semester. If you receive 2 or more NPs at the end of the semester, you will not qualify for culmination.