Guiding Question: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.
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?
James Madison & Road to the War of 1812 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 War Hawk or Dove newspaper article
Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: