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12/13-14 Thursday-Friday

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Guiding Question: What did we learn about American history during first semester? 

Objectives: Independent: Students will exhibit their knowledge of first semester history standards by completing a final exam with at least 80% accuracy.

Standards:
8.1 Students understand the major events preceding the founding of the nation and relate their significance to the development of American constitutional democracy.
8.1.1 Describe the relationship between the moral and political ideas of the Great Awakening and the development of revolutionary fervor.
8.1.2 Analyze the philosophy of government expressed in the Declaration of Independence, with an emphasis on government as a means of securing individual rights (e.g., key phrases such as “all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights”)
8.1.3 Analyze how the American Revolution affected other nations, especially France.
8.2.2 Analyze the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution and the succes…

12/10-11 Monday-Tuesday

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Guiding Question: What did we learn about American history during first semester? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will review key information learned by completing a study guide for their final exam with at least 80% accuracy.

Standards:
8.4 - Students understand the aspirations and ideals of the people of the new nation 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 things you can do to study for the final exam? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  Study Guide & Exam Expectations
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 70 minutes:
Final Exam Study Guide! 

Resources: 
- What Motivated the Settlement of Jamestown? 
- European Colonization
- Middle Colonies
- Northern (New England) Colonies 
- Great Awakening 
Great Britain Raises Taxes
Tea Act and Boston Tea Party
Boston Massacre
Lexington & Concord 
Strengths & Weaknesses 
Valley Forge
Yorktown 
- Articles of Confederation Reading 1
- Arti…

12/6-7 Thursday-Friday

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Guiding Question: What were the implications of the Alien & Sedition Acts? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand the Alien & Sedition Acts by reading, responding to discussion questions, and writing a news article with at least 80% accuracy.
Independent: Students will understand the XYZ Affair by reading and responding to questions with at least 80% accuracy.

Standards:
8.4 - Students understand the aspirations and ideals of the people of the new nation RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
What does the term “Alien” mean? What do you think when you hear the word “alien”? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Alien & Sedition Acts Notes
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:XYZ Affair Close Read in Google Classroom
Early Finisher?:  - Have you finished all your history work in Google Classroom?  - Play an iCivics game  - Work on homework for another class - Read a NewsELA, CNN…

12/4-5 Tuesday-Wednesday

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Guiding Question: Under what conditions did John Adams become President? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand the difference in America's two political parties during the election of 1796 by reading, responding to a writing prompt, and participating in the peer grading process with a score of at least 3/4 according to the rubric.
Independent: Students will understand John Adams's presidency by completing a webquest with at least 80% accuracy.
Standards:
8.4 - Students understand the aspirations and ideals of the people of the new nation RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  What challenges do you think John Adams will face as the second President?
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Election of 1796 Notes
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:John Adams Webquest in Google Classroom
Early Finisher?:  - Have you finished all your history work in Google Classroom?  - Play an…