Guiding Question: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.
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:
- 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 book
Collaborative (Voice Level .5) 45 minutes:
Task 1: Read & complete guided annotations in groups
Task 2: Complete 'Claim-Prove-Justify' chart based on assigned question.
Task 3: Save the Last Word for Me.
Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: