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8/22-23 Thursday-Friday

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Guiding Question: What killed the settlers of Jamestown? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand why so many early Jamestown settlers died by analyzing sources and answering text-dependent questions with at least 80% accuracy. 


Standards: HSS.8.1 - Understand the major events preceding the founding of the nation 
CCRA.R.1 – Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  On board Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  Jamestown 

Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 90 minutes:
What Killed the settlers of Jamestown? 
Doc A, B, C Analysis


Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  In at least two complete sentences, why do you think so many early settlers died? 

Homework:  None, as long as you finished the guiding questions and claim-evidence-explanation for Doc A-C today.  We will be writing our CEAS paragraphs on Monday. 

8/20-21 Tuesday-Wednesday

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Guiding Question: What motivated European nations to settle in North America? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand European Colonization by reading, completing a jigsaw chart and a travel poster with a score of at least 3/4 according to the rubric. 

Independent: Students will gain a better understanding of European Exploration by completing a webquest with at least 80% accuracy. 


Standards: HSS.8.1 - Understand the major events preceding the founding of the nation 
CCRA.R.1 – Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  How would you react if one day someone who spoke a language you had never heard before & looked like no one you had ever met showed up to your house? 
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  - Introduction to European Colonization
Independent (Voice Level 0) 40 minutes: - Go to Google Classroom and complete the European Exploration Webquest 
If you did not join Google Classroo…

8/19 Monday

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Guiding Question: How has the depiction of Native Americans changed over time? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand how the depiction of Native Americans has changed over time by reading, discussing, and answering questions with at least 80% accuracy.


Standards: HSS.8.1 - Understand the major events preceding the founding of the nation 
RH.6-8.1 - Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  Do you think everything written in a history book is 100% true? Why or why not? 
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 40 minutes:
- The depiction of Native Americans over time assignment. 


Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  On board. 

Homework:  Did you complete your homework from last week? The Earliest Americans in google classroom is due by 11:59 tonight. 

8/15-16 Thursday-Friday

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Guiding Question: In what ways did Native American culture differ by region? 
Objectives: Collaborative: Students will create and analyze a map of the United States and various Native American tribes by identifying the location of tribes, key landmarks, and answering guiding questions with at least 80% accuracy. 

Independent: Students will investigate the earliest Americans by reading and answering questions with at least 80% accuracy. 


Standards: CA HSS 8.1 – Students understand the major events preceding the founding of the nation and relate their significant to the development of American constitutional democracy.

CCRA.R.1 – Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  In your notebook, answer the following question: What do you already know about Native Americans? What is one thing you want to know about Native Americans? 
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Intro Lecture for Unit 1: Settlement and …

8/13-14 Tuesday- Wednesday

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Guiding Question: What are historical thinking skills and why are they important? 

Objectives: Collaborative: By the end of the period, SWBAT understand the historical thinking skills of continuity & change and corroboration by working in groups to complete an assignment with at least 80% accuracy. 

Independent: By the end of the period, SWBAT demonstrate their prior knowledge of key historical skills by completing a diagnostic test to the best of their ability. 


Standards: CCRA.R.1 - Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and make logical inferences from it. Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  In your notebook, respond to the following prompt: What do you think you need to know in order to be successful in a history class? What do you need to be able to do
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Historical Thinking Skills introduction

Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: History diagnostic  - Please take this diagnostic assessment so that I can see where we are all st…

8/12 Monday

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Guiding Question:  Who is Ms. Cobb and what are her expectations for this class? 
Objectives:  Collaborative: By the end of the period, SWBAT understand Ms. Cobb's rules and procedures by completing a scavenger hunt of the syllabus with at least 80% accuracy. 
Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 Minutes:  Complete your name tent following the directions on the board Whole Group (Voice Level 0): 15 min  Intro to Ms. Cobb & this class  Practicing Procedures Collaborative (Voice Level 1) 35 Minutes:  Syllabus Scavenger Hunt All About Me
Homework:  Have your parent or guardian sign your syllabus 


6/6-7 Thursday-Friday

Guiding Question: What did we learn in second semester?   

Objectives:
Independent:Students will demonstrate their knowledge of Semester 2 standards by completing the final exam with a score of at least 3 out of 4. Standards:
CA HSS 8.5 - 8.11

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
What are two things you learned about US history from second semester? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 15 minutes: 
Extra Credit Review Game
Independent (Voice Level .5) 60 minutes: Task 1: Final Exam 

Early Finishers: 
- Do something silent and independent (yes you can play games). Congratulations on finishing up second semester! 

Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  On board

Homework:  None!

6/4-5 Tuesday-Wednesday

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Guiding Question: How has our lexile level grown over the year?   

Objectives:

Independent:Students will exhibit their lexile growth by completing the Level Set exam to the best of their ability.

Collaborative:Students will review for their history final by playing a review game. Standards:
CA HSS 8.5 - 8.11

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Why is it important to try your best on the LevelSet exam? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Lexile LevelSet Procedures
Independent (Voice Level .5) 60 minutes: Task 1:Achieve Levelset Exam 

Early Finisher? 
- Practice for the final exam here. Game Code: 641980

- Complete any missing work in Google Classroom  
- Play a typing game 


Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 60 minutes: Task 1:Final Review Game for Extra Credit - Game code on screen 
Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  On board

Homework:  Study for final exam!

5/31-6/3 Friday-Monday

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Guiding Question: What did we learn in Second Semester?  

Objectives:
Collaborative:Students will review information learned during semester 2 by completing a Final Exam study guide with at least 80% accuracy. Standards:
CA HSS 8.5 - 8.11

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
What should you do to study for a final exam? Where can you find information to help you with a study guide? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Final Study Guide Tips
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 60 minutes: Task 1: Final Exam Study Guide 

Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  On board

Homework:  None

5/20-30 Legacy of Reconstruction Project

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Guiding Question: Was Reconstruction a success or failure? 
Objectives: Collaborative:Students will determine if Reconstruction was a success or failure by researching and complete a project with a score of at least 3/4. Standards:
8.11 Students analyze the character and lasting consequences of Reconstruction.

Collaborative (Voice Level .5) Day 1: Rise of Hate Groups
Day 2: Reconstruction Ends 
Day 3: Segregation Had to Be Invented 
Day 4: Project Slides 
Homework:  Make sure you are completing the daily assignments at home. All papers are due on Day 4.

5/16-17 Thursday-Friday

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Guiding Question: Which of the Reconstruction Amendments was most significant? 

Objectives:
Collaborative:Students will investigate the Reconstruction Amendments by reading, responding to questions, and writing a CEAS response with a score of at least 8 pts out of 10. Independent: Students will reflect on their SBAC performance by viewing scores from 2017 & 2018 and setting a goal for 2019. Standards:
8.11 Students analyze the character and lasting consequences of Reconstruction.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  Do you know how you did on the CAASPP tests last year? If you don’t know what your score was, how do you think you did on a 1-4 scale? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes: 
Notes Independent (Voice Level 0) 20 minutes: Task 1: SBAC Reflection & Goal Setting
Early Finisher?:  - Have you completed all your work? You may play a typing game, iCivics, Achieve, CNN10, work on homework for another class, etc. 
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 60 minutes: Task 1: Reconstruction Amendm…

5/14-15 Tuesday-Wednesday

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Guiding Question: How did the South initially react to Reconstruction? 

Objectives:
Collaborative:Students will investigate Black Codes by reading, writing summaries, and responding to a writing prompt with at least 80% accuracy. Independent: Students will learn more about Reconstruction by reading and answering questions with at least 80% accuracy. Standards:
8.11 Students analyze the character and lasting consequences of Reconstruction.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 

How do you think white Southerners will react to organizations like the Freedmen’s Bureau trying to give former slaves job & educational opportunities?   Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes: 
The South Resists Notes Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:The Fight Over Reconstruction - Google Classroom
Early Finisher?:  - Have you completed all your work? You may play a typing game, iCivics, Achieve, CNN10, work on homework for another class, etc. 
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 45 minutes: Task 1: Black Codes
Exi…

5/10-13 Friday-Monday

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Guiding Question: What are the initial goals and challenges of Reconstruction? 

Objectives:
Collaborative:Students will understand the Freedmen’s Bureau by investigating a primary source and responding to CAASPP-ready questions with at least 80% accuracy. Independent: Students will understand the beginning of Reconstruction by reading and responding to questions with at least 80% accuracy. Standards:
8.11 Students analyze the character and lasting consequences of Reconstruction.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Do you think the U.S. government should punish the South for the Civil War? Why or why not? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes: 
Introduction to Reconstruction Notes Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:Rebuilding the South - Google Classroom
Early Finisher?:  - Have you completed all your work? You may play a typing game, iCivics, Achieve, CNN10, work on homework for another class, etc. 
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 45 minutes: Task 1: Freedmen's Bureau
Exit Ticket (…