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1/30-31 Wednesday-Thursday

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Guiding Question: Was Indian Removal justified? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will engage in a Socratic Seminar on Indian Removal by critically reading, completing a preparation sheet, and participating in a discussion with their peers.
Standards:
8.8.1 Discuss the election of Andrew Jackson as president in 1828, the importance of Jacksonian democracy, and his actions as president (e.g., the spoils system, veto of the National Bank, policy of Indian removal, opposition to the Supreme Court).
RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
What do you already know about life for Native Americans in the United States? Where did you learn this information? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Indian Removal Notes
Direct/Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 90 minutes:
Task 1: Read & Annotate using RAFT strategy 
Task 2: Complete …

1/28-29 Monday-Tuesday

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Guiding Question: What was the character of Andrew Jackson's presidency? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand Andrew Jackson’s attack on the bank by viewing a political cartoon, reading, and answering questions in their groups with at least 80% accuracy.

Independent: Students will understand the presidency of Andrew Jackson by completing an evidence scavenger hunt with at least 80% accuracy.

Standards:
8.8.1 - Discuss the election of Andrew Jackson as president in 1828, the importance of Jacksonian democracy, and his actions as president (e.g., the spoils system, veto of the National Bank, policy of Indian removal, opposition to the Supreme Court). W.8.2 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  See board Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 20 minutes:  1: Unit 4 Open Note Quiz
2: Andrew Jackson Notes
Independent (Voice Level 0) 40 minutes: Task 1:Andrew Jackson Scavenger Hunt
Early Finisher?:  - Have you finished…

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1/24-25 Thursday-Friday

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Guiding Question: What were the cause and consequences of the Monroe Doctrine? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand the cause and consequence of the Monroe Doctrine by reading and writing a CEAS with at least 8 points out of 10.

Independent: Students will understand James Monroe'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 W.8.2 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  If you were President of the United States and Spain tried to take over Mexico, would you do anything about it? Why or why not?
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Monroe Doctrine Notes
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:James Monroe Webquest in Google Classroom 
Early Finisher?:  - Have you finished all the history work in Google Classroom?   - Play an iCivics game  - Work on homework for another class - Read…

1/22-23 Tuesday-Wednesday

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Guiding Question: What were the major events & effects of the War of 1812? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand the major events and effects of the War of 1812 by reading and completing a FlipChart with at least 80% accuracy.

Independent: Students will understand the War of 1812 by completing a webquest with at least 80% accuracy.
Standards:
8.5.1 - Understand the political and economic causes and consequences of the War of 1812 and know the major battles, leaders, and events that led to a final peace.
RH.6-8.2 - Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
America faces off against England again in 1812. Many of the men and women who participated in the American Revolution are still alive. How do you think they’re feeling in 1812? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  War of 1812 Notes
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 6…

1/18 Friday

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Guiding Question: What led to the War of 1812? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will determine whether they would support the War Hawks or War Doves by reading and writing a news article with at least 80% accuracy.

Independent: Students will understand James Madison and his presidency by completing a webquest with at least 80% accuracy.

Standards:
8.5.1 - Understand the political and economic causes and consequences of the War of 1812 and know the major battles, leaders, and events that led to a final peace. W.8.2 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  What would you do if you were President and another country was attacking your citizens? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  James Madison & Road to the War of 1812 Notes
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:James Madison Webquest in Google Classroom 
Early Finisher?:  - Have you finished your homework from last class?  - Play an iCivics game  - Work o…

1/17 Thursday

Guiding Question: What was the character of James Madison's presidency? 

Objectives: Independent:Students will understand James Madison & the beginning of his presidency 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 W.8.2 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  Look at instructions on the assignment in Google Classroom


Independent (Voice Level 0) 100 minutes: Hi guys, as you've probably noticed this week I have been very sick. I am sorry that I am not there to teach you guys today but I hope that when I come back it's to an AMAZING sub report telling me how great my classes were! Please look at the assignment in Google Classroom for all instructions and expectations. 
Task 1:James Madison Sub Packet in Google Classroom 
Early Finisher?:  - Have you finished your homework from last class?  -…

1/15-16 Tuesday-Wednesday

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Guiding Question: How did the Louisiana Purchase benefit America? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand the significance of the Louisiana Purchase by reading, annotating in groups, and participating in a discussion activity with at least 80% accuracy.

Independent: Students will understand the Lewis & Clark expedition 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 W.8.2 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  Why might a country want to expand?
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Louisiana Purchase Notes

Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:Lewis & Clark Webquest in Google Classroom 
Early Finisher?:  - Have you finished your homework from last class?  - Play an iCivics game  - Work on homework for another class - Read a NewsELA, CNN, or Achieve article  - Practice your typing  - Read a boo…

1/11-14 Friday-Monday

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Guiding Question: What is the significance of Marbury v. Madison

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand the significance of Marbury v. Madison by engaging in a reader's theater activity and responding to questions in groups with at least 80% accuracy.

Independent: Students will analyze the cause and consequence of Marbury v. Madison by reading a secondary source and completing a CEAS with at least 80% accuracy.
Standards:
8.4 - Students understand the aspirations and ideals of the people of the new nation W.8.2 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  What do you know about the Supreme Court/Judicial Branch? Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Marbury v. Madison Notes Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 60 minutes:
Task 1: Read the play independently  Task 2: Reader's Theater Task 3: Work in your groups to complete the google slides (in Google Classroom.) 
Early Finisher? Move on to your independen…

1/9-10 Wednesday-Thursday

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Guiding Question: What does the Election of 1800 tell us about continuity and change in American politics? 

Objectives: Collaborative: Students will understand continuity and change in American politics by analyzing the Election of 1800 with at least 80% accuracy.
Independent: Students will reflect on past performance and set goals for the future with at least 80% accuracy.
Standards:
8.4 - Students understand the aspirations and ideals of the people of the new nation W.8.2 - Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes:  What are three things you learned about U.S. History in first semester?
Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 10 minutes:  Thomas Jefferson & Election of 1800 Notes
Independent (Voice Level 0) 45 minutes: Task 1:Semester 1 Reflection & Semester 2 Goal Setting in Google Classroom Task 2: Thomas Jefferson Close Read in Google Classroom
Early Finisher?:  - Did you complete your winter break homework for my class?  -…